October 2, 2013
TRUE BUDDY FARMS
HARVEST/PUMPKIN FESTIVAL &
HOOFIN’ IT 5K TR
AIL RUN & 1 MILE TRAIL WALK
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6
True buddy farms – Home of Luv a Lamb
13714 S. 84 St, Papillion, NE 68046
Hayrack rides, barn animals, pumpkin painting,
kids games, vendors, music, food
Admission, $5 for non-runners
Cost $25 for run/walk - Packet pickup Oct 5
For more info or to register go to:
www.getmeregistered.com and type in “hoofin”
GIFFORD FARM FALL FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 5-6, 2013
11 a.m. - 4p.m.
Fall Festival is a whole weekend of fun! Bring the family and visit with the farm animals, play games, win raffle prizes, have lunch, watch live animal presentations, take a hay ride, ride a pony and much more!
PLEASE NOTE: FAMILY FUN SEASON PASS IS VALID FOR SATURDAY OF THE FALL FESTIVAL.
Springfield Boy Scout Troop 711will be helping out the farm
On Saturday October 5 from 11am until 2pm. There will also be some Springfield cubs selling popcorn.
Take an Entertaining Hay Rack ride with Springfield’s Troop 711 Senior Patrol Leader Joseph Brinkman. He loves telling stories about the farm.
700 Camp Gifford Road
From I-80 to Hwy 75-Take the Chandler Rd. exit off of the Kennedy Freeway. Travel east on Chandler Rd, veer right onto Ft. Crook Rd. Turn left on Childs Rd-between No Frills and Southroads Business Park. Continue through Whispering Timbers neighborhood. Childs Rd becomes a rock road and is renamed Camp Gifford Rd. Follow rock road for 1.2 miles ending at the Gifford Farm gate.
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
BOOK DISCUSSION, READING & BOOK SIGNING WITH
AUTHOR: SHAWN BRINK
THE SPACE BETWEEN
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26
Papillion author Shawn Brink will read from his newly published Christian Fantasy fiction book. Books will be available for $15 each or bring your copy to be signed. A portion of all sales will be donated to the library.
Books available at: www.martinsisterspublishing.com
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
MONDAYS @ 9:30AM
AGES 2-5 ARE INVITED FOR STORIES & ACTIVITIES
DROP INS WELCOME
2ND ANNUAL LEGION AUXILIARY SOUP SUPPER
SUNDAY OCTOBER 13
All proceeds going to the “Stand Down” program supporting the homeless and needy Veterans in and around the Omaha Metro Area.
Adult - $5.00 Senior $4.00
4-8 yrs old - $3.00 3 & under - Free
ST. JOSEPH’S LADIES GUILD
SOUP SUPPER & RAFFLE
SATURDAY OCTOBER 19
5:00 – 7:00PM
ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH
102 S 9 ST. SPRINGFIELD
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
FALL GARAGE SALE
8:00AM – 2:30PM
ACCEPTING DONATIONS ON:
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY EVENINGS, OCTOBER 23-25
CLEAN ITEMS ONLY, PLEASE
CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT CONTEST
DESIGN A ONE-OF-A KIND ORNAMENT AND YOUR ENTRY MAY BECOME THE FEATURED ORNAMENT FOR 2013 AT
3 AGE GROUPS
6 & UNDER
EACH AGE GROUP WILL HAVE ONE WINNER AND RECEIVE A COPY OF THEIR ORNAMENT CRAFTED IN GLASS. ONE WILL BE SELECTED TO BE THE 2013 SPRINGFIELD ARTWORKS FEATURED ORNAMENT.
1. ARTWORK MUST BE ORIGINAL
2. A COLOR DRAWING MUST BE ON A 3 1/4 IN. SQUARE OR CIRCLE
3. ALL ENTRIES BECOME PROPERTY OF SPRINGFIELD ARTWORKS
4. ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 11/1
5. WINNERS WILL HAVE THEIR ORNAMENT CRAFTED IN GLASS
ENTRY FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT SPRINGFIELD ARTWORKS AND AT VARIOUS PLACES IN TOWN.
183 MAIN STREET
SPRINGFIELD, NE 68059
OWNERS, GLENN & MARGIE TREMBLEY
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Tuesday – Friday 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday 11:00am -4:30pm
Sunday & Monday-by appointment
SOARING WINGS VINEYARD
17111 S 138th St
Springfield, NE 68059
(Nebraska Law stipulates that no outside alcohol can be brought onto the premise.)
Sunday Acoustic Music
No cover charge
2:00 -5:00 p.m.
6th - Ryan McLeay
13th - Jessica Errett and Tara Vaughan
20th - Daniel Christian
27th - An Evening
Friday Night Music Series
7:00- 9:30 PM
(Acoustic - No Cover!)
4th - Katie Logan
11th - Sure Murray
18th- Tim Koehn
25th - Mark Irvin
2014 Spring SCHEDULE
14801 S 108th Street
Springfield, NE 68059
INSTRUCTOR: Gary Boe
CLASSROOM DATES: Jan 11th, 18th, 25th, 29th February 1st, and 8th
CLASSROOM TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
BEHIND-THE-WHEEL: January 11 through March 29th
Pictured: Front: Janet Sorensen stars as the indomitable Reverend Mother. Second row: Betty Colbert as Sister Hubert and Anna Stroebel as Sister Robert Anne. Back: Charity Baker as Amnesia and Samantha Colbert as Sister Mary Leo.
The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley opens the wacky musical-comedy 'Nunset Boulevard' on Saturday, October 12. 'Nunset' is the sixth installment of the popular series chronicling the antics little sisters of Hoboken. This time they have been invited to perform at the Hollywood Bowl. However, upon their arrival, they discover that it's actually the Hollywood Bowl-A-Rama and Cabaret Lounge. When they find there is a screen test going on across the street, they think stardom is just a few steps away! This is a fun family-friendly evening filled with lighthearted comedy and fantastic vocals.
Directed by Kevin Colbert, the play stars the operatically trained Janet Sorensen of Elmwood as Reverend Mother. Her second in command, Sister Mary Hubert is played by Betty Colbert. Anna Stroebel of Papillion, Charity Baker of Elmwood and Samantha colbert and Alyssa DiPaolo both of Lincoln fill out the ranks.
The production opens October 12 and runs October 13, 18-20 and 24-27. Tickets are $17. Reservations can be made by calling the Lofte box office at 402.234.2553 or visiting the Lofte website at Lofte.com.
HAPPY PAWS AND PETS AT THE PUMPKIN PATCH
Seventh-Annual “Doggy Day”
Planned at Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm
On Saturday, October 5th, Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm is going to the dogs for an event to benefit Happy Paws Animal Advocacy and the Plattsmouth Animal Shelter.
Farm owners Terry and Teresa Lorensen are inviting visitors to bring their canine companions to the farm for a day of exercise and exciting farm sights and smells. Doggy admission is $5.00 and all doggy admission proceeds will be donated to the Plattsmouth Animal Shelter and Happy Paws, a pet advocacy group that supports the shelter. Donation jars will be in place so that even those who don’t bring a dog can still participate.
Volunteers from the organizations will be on-site throughout the day with literature and pets which can be adopted from the shelter.
“Many of the animals we have here at the farm, including our dogs and cats, have been adopted, and we want to help other animals who need new homes,” said Teresa Lorensen. “It’s a cause we care a lot about.”
Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm is located at 911-108th St., rural Avoca, NE. Their annual pumpkin patch festival runs through October 27th. Hours are: Fridays 1:00-6:00 p.m. and Saturdays/Sundays 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. For more information and a complete listing of events at the farm, visit their website, www.bloompumpkinpatch.com.
Bloom Where You‘re Planted Farm is located at 911-108th St., rural Avoca, NE, 27 miles east of Lincoln or 30 miles south of Omaha. Take US Hwy. 34 to 108th Street, then travel ½ mile north. Visit www.BloomPumpkinPatch.com for a map, directions, and calendar of special events, or call 402-267-4104.
The farm is owned and operated by Terry and Teresa Lorensen, and has been in Teresa’s family since 1944. The farm and pumpkin patch opened to the public in 2005.
The Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging is establishing a satellite office in the Cass/Sarpy area. ENOA has an opportunity available for a Care Manager with experience and knowledge of services and resources offered in the Cass/Sarpy area. This Care Manager will launch the satellite office and be responsible for assessing needs of older adults to identify services to maintain and/or enhance their independence. Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field, or Registered Nurse, driver’s license, and car with car insurance required. Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.
Pick up an application at:
900 South 74th Plaza – room 106
Omaha, NE 68114
Or Apply online at: enhsajobs.com
NEW EXHIBITS AT
CASS COUNTY MUSEUM
In conjunction with the Plattsmouth Harvest Festival, Cass County Historical Society has opened a new exhibit “Harvest Memories: Farm Life and Fall Festivals”. The exhibit recalls the 1916 Fall Festival and Kass Kounty King Korn Karnivals from the 1930s to the 1960s. Included are photographs and memorabilia such as ties and souvenir pins. The exhibit will continue through October 27.
Also on view through October 27 is the exhibit “Remembering Beautiful Merritt Beach”. Included are photographs about the recreation area that was located just south of the Platte River on the east side of Highway 75. Merritt Beach was in operation from the 1930s through 1989.
Cass County Museum's regular summer hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. For additional information about the exhibits or special festival events, contact the museum, 402-296-4770.
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