Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - March 14, 2012

 

WHAT’S NEW IN SPRINGFIELD, NE

MARCH 14, 2012

 

SOUTH SARPY SCHOOL DISTRICT #46

COMMUNITY FORUM

PLATTEVIEW HIGH AUDITORIUM

MARCH 27

7:OOPM

Superintendent –Elect Brett Richards presents the major initiatives being considered in the Strategic Plan for the school district. Everyone is invited to attend.

 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

 SPRINGFIELD DAYS 2012

JUNE 8 & 9

SPRINGFIELD DAYS MEETING

THURSDAY MARCH 29

7PM

SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND

 

 

SPRINGFIELD ELEMENTARY PTO FUNDRAISER

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The PTO is selling Omaha Lancer Hockey vouchers for the rest of the 2011-2012 regular season. Vouchers are $9.00 each and can be used to get tickets to any home game. The PTO receives some of the proceeds from these voucher sales. 
 
Schedule of games are available at www.lancers.com
 
To purchase your vouchers please contact Chris White at 402-599-9982.
 

  

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Knight’s of Columbus Lenten Fish Frys

St. Joseph’s Church

102 S. 9th St

Friday, March 9, 23, and 30th, 2012

Meal’s $8.00

Pizza by the slice - $1.00

Mac & Cheese - $1.00

 

 

 

  

LIFE LINE SCREENING

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012.

Consider This:
* Every 45 seconds someone has a stroke, Every 3 minutes someone dies of a stroke.  
* Stroke is the #4 reason for deaths in the US  
* 80% of all Strokes Can Be Prevented!!  
  
Life Line Screening takes pride in the services we provide.   
8 - 10% of all screening result in ABNORMAL to CRITICAL Findings. The Screenings are Effective and are Saving Lives!!   

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8igGrkVcBc

If you wish to register for the screening online go to:

www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners


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For ticket information contact: 

Kirsten Ehrke at 402-502-0529
 or
 Erin Patera at 402-305-7469



Springfield Elementary School Carnival 

Friday, March 30

6:00-8:30 p.m.

Platteview High School

 Tickets go on sale before and after school the week  of March 26

5 for $1.00

 Games, Inflatables, Concessions, Face Painting


 



NDORFNZ Racing Presents...

Spring Tune-Up 10k

Date & Time

Saturday, April 21, 2012

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Race Day Registration

10:00 a.m. - 10K Race (Certified Course)

11:00 a.m. - Post race party at Dew Drop Inn (153 Main St)

 

PLACE

Sarpy County Fairgrounds

Springfield, Nebraska

Directions to Race Start:

From Interstate 80:

- Take Highway 50 South - 144th St. exit (about six miles)

- Turn left on Main Street

- Park on left hand side of Main Street, across from fairgrounds

FEES

Pre-registration by April 14

Pre-registered NDORFNZ Racing Members FREE!

Pre-registered non-NDORFNZ Racing Members $20

Race day NDORFNZ Racing Members $5

Race day non-NDORFNZ Racing Members $25

Or, Become member of NDORFNZ Racing $35

AWARDS

Top 3 overall male and female awards plus unique awards plus for 10-year male and female age groups

(>20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)

COURSE

The course is out and back on the MoPac trail.

The race starts at the MoPac Trailhead in Springfield and consists of over 5 miles of crushed limestone.

The elevation gain/loss is less than 50 feet over the race distance.

Registration

http://www.ndorfnz.com/racing.php

 

 

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SPRINGFIELD VOL FIRE AUXILIARY PLANT SALE

The Springfield Volunteer Fire Auxiliary is holding its Annual Plant Sale on Saturday April 28th  7am - 12noon
The Springfield Fire Station - 505 S 1st Street * Springfield, NE   
Pre-order not necessary but does guarantee availability of desired plants -
Order forms may be printed from http://www.janetsjungle.com/images3/springfieldsecondary.html. The plant guide is also available for your convenience to show you the plant pictures, prices and descriptions.  Drop off your order forms before April 18th to any Auxiliary member or at Lutz Repair (640 S. 1st Street)  
All plants must be picked up at the Fire House on Saturday, April 28th between 7am and 12noon
E-mail

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Thank you for your support!!

 

 

 

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YOTES BBQ PIZZARIA


"Home of the Bigger, Better Pizzas"
167 MAIN STREET
402-253-2755
DINE IN OR CARRY OUT


WINTER HOURS:
MONDAY THRU THURSDAY 11AM TO 9PM
FRIDAY/SATURDAY 11AM TO 10PM
SUNDAY 12 NOON TO 7PM

LOOK FOR OUR DAILY SPECIALS!!

 

 

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SPRINGFIELD ARTWORKS

183 MAIN STREET
SPRINGFIELD, NE 68059 

402-301-9162

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Origami artist will be at Springfield Artworks, Saturday March 17 from 2-4 pm making Japanese origami miniature cranes. This is a free event you won't want to miss. Japan Exhibit "A TOUCH Of JAPAN"continues until March 31. Great opportunity to learn about another culture "just down the street."



Gallery Japan 

Springfield Artworks and the Trembley's are excited about their new exhibit that opened last week.  It is a compilation of over 70 items ranging from an Antique Fireman's Coat, Hand painted Folk horses, various kinds of kimono's and kimono stencils, handmade doll, toys and children’s snacks.  "We have collected these items when we went on a Friendship Force Exchange many years ago and then again on visits back to our host families" Margie says.  They have also hosted various Japanese business people in their home over the years.  "We wanted to share with the community the wonderful art of the Japanese people.  

The Platteview High School Art Club, under the direction of Jamie Hansen, assisted Springfield Artworks with the signage for the exhibition. "The success of the exhibit is due to the assistance of the teacher and students." commented Margie Trembley. "They translated the English to Japanese and made placards for all pieces in the exhibit."

We invite you to come by and learn about ancient and modern day Japan.

Friend us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

www.springfieldartworks.com

 

GALLERY HOURS

Tuesday thru Friday

1-5pm

SATURDAY

11AM – 4:30PM

 

 

 

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MAIN STREET


Prom Dresses and all that goes along with them.  Nana now has popcorn and coffee while you shop. We are back and have some great new things.  Come see us!

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FOR ALL CONSIGNMENT INQUIRIES, CALL 402-990-6680.

 HOURS:

Tuesday 12 Noon – 7PM

Wednesday –Thursday 10AM – 6PM

Friday 10AM -5PM

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GOING OUT TO THE MOVIES?

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

MARCUS THEATRE MOVIES PASSES

PLATINUM TICKET (anytime) -$8

SILVER (anytime except after 5:30 Saturday) $6

ON SALE AT SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

 

 

SOARING WINGS VINEYARD

17111 S 138th St

Springfield, NE 68059

402-253-2479

We're OPEN year round!

 We are starting First Friday!  Come out the first Friday of the month December - March for your chance to kick-off the weekend with extended hours until 9:00 p.m.!  Some dates may be excluded due to other winery events, so please call to confirm.

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Wine Wednesday

Come out on a Wednesday and when you purchase a cheese to enjoy with a bottle of wine, you’ll receive a FREE loaf of fresh bread! Not only that, but are extending our hours on those Wednesday evenings to 7:00 p.m. Some dates may be excluded due to other winery events, so please call to confirm you’re evening by calling us at 402-253-2479.

Sunday Acoustic Music

 

If it's nice outside, just bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy!  If the weather isn't nice outside, we do music in the Party Room!  Either way, what a great way to end your weekend, especially with no cover charge!

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SARPY COUNTY HEAD START EARLY EDUCATION

REGISTRATION

 

March 13

4-6 p.m.

Fort Crook Elementary

 

Free to eligible families.

For more information please contact Kris Haller at 402-331-2327

 

 


HAPPENING NEARBY

 

Kitchen Witches

Opens at Mahoney

 

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Pictured:  Shari Hoelker of Omaha and Melinda Mead of Plattsmouth star as two bitter cooking-show rivals in "The Kitchen Witches" at Mahoney State Park.

KBC Productions will be opening its spring production of "The Kitchen Witches" at Mahoney State Park's Kountze Theater on Saturday, March 10.  Isobel and Dolly are two middle-aged cable TV cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for years.  When circumstances put them together on the same TV show, the insults are flung harder than the food!  

Starring in the production as the two feisty food flingers are Shari Hoelker of Omaha and Melinda Mead of Plattsmouth.  Cory Misek of Lincoln plays Dolly's long-suffering son.  Marikita Saure of Lincoln is also in the show.  The play is directed by Kevin Colbert.

Show dates for the production are March 16-18, 23-25, 30, 31, April 1, 7, 13-15, 20 and 22.  Curtain time is 7:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays.  Sunday performances are 2pm matinees.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children.  Please call (402)944-2523 ext 7122 for reservations.  

KBC productions also noted that the "Mahoney Grill" is now open.  The park's restaurant is under new management with a new menu.  Those that attend the shows will now have the opportunity to try the new fare before or after the play.

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Lofte Community Theatre

15841 Manley Rd

PO Box 62

Manley,  NE  68403

(402) 234-2553

www.Lofte.com

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Lofte Theatre Adds Visiting Artist to Schedule

 A popular touring show is coming to the Lofte on April 21st.  "Rave On!" features America's premiere Buddy Holly tribute artist and Nebraska native, Billy McGuigan.  In this electrifying show, audiences will experience the thrills of a Buddy Holly concert re-imagined with hits such as "Peggy Sue," "It's So Easy," and "That'll Be the Day."  

"Rave On!" has run for sold-out crowds several times in Omaha and we're proud to bring this popular show to Cass County.  Showtime is 7pm on Saturday, April 21st.  All seats are reserved and cost $28.  As of the end of December, there are only 200 tickets left.  We strongly suggest that you make your reservations today.

 The Lofte Theatre is located just east of the village of Manley.  If you have any questions or wish to purchase tickets, please call the box office at (402) 234-2553.

 

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Art Chicks Events

March 30th & 31st- Free Craft Make & Take, Easter Bonnet Parade 31st

April 14-Purse Swap

April 27th & 28th Friday Saturday- Spring Flea Market


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FIDDLE TUNE COMPOSITION CONTEST

 

The Tenth Annual Nebraska American String Teachers Association Fiddle Tune Composition Contest

This event inspires fiddlers everywhere to compose their own tunes, and supports the cause of string education throughout the great state of Nebraska.

1st PLACE: $100.00  2nd PLACE: $50.00  3rd PLACE:  $25.00

Entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2012.  The winners will be announced on May 26, 2012, during the Monumental Fiddling Championship held at the Homestead National Monument in Beatrice, Nebraska. The winning compositions will be performed at the Monumental Fiddling Championship & Acoustic Band Contest, and printed in Stringing Along, the journal of the Nebraska Chapter of the American String Teachers Association.

For the 2012 contest rules and guidelines, e-mail

Fri Dec 08 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Springfield State Bank Xmas Open House
Sat Dec 09 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Breakfast with Santa
Sat Dec 09 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Library Cookie Walk
Sat Dec 09 @ 5:00PM - 07:30PM
Springfield at Heart Community Dinner
Sun Dec 10 @ 8:00AM - 01:00PM
Springfield Community Blood Drive
Thu Dec 14 @ 6:30PM -
Family Cookie Decorating Party @the Library
Sat Dec 16 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Santa arrives at the Fire Station
Sun Dec 17 @ 4:00PM -
FUMC Blue Christmas Service

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