Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - September 14, 2016

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The next Springfield Community Blood Drive is schedule for:

Sunday Sept 18th.

Time: 8:00 A.M til 1:00 P.M.

Location: Springfield Fire Barn.

To sign up call Ralph @ 402-253-8301 or go online @ www.redcrossblood.org Sponsor code: 009111

The Red Cross really wants people to sign up but remember WALK IN'S are always welcome and NEEDED.

 Tai Chi

Lisa Kallhoff, Certified Yoga and Tai Chi instructor will begin teaching Tai Chi, Moving For Better Balance at Springfield First United Methodist Church.  

Tai Chi, Moving For Better Balance is a low impact, weight-bearing, aerobic and yet relaxing exercise.  Tai Chi involves slow, gentle movements, deep breathing and mindful body awareness.  This overall program helps to increase Balance, Flexibility, Strength and Mindfulness, while reducing stress.  This class is wonderful for all levels and helps to promote wellness and peace in our Body, Mind and Heart.

The class will meet in the Fellowship Hall on Monday and Wednesday mornings.  There will be two classes offered, one class for those with some knowledge of this practice and the 8 Forms and a beginning class for those who are new to the practice of Tai Chi.

Tai Chi: MFBB,  Monday & Wednesday:  This class will meet 2 times per week for 12 weeks, September 12th to November 30th

-  9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

-  Class Fee:  $ 50.00

Beginning Tai Chi: MFBB,  Monday & Wednesday:  This class will meet 2 times per week for 8 weeks, September 19th to November 9th.

-  10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

-  Class Fee:  $ 30.00

There will be a FREE informational talk and brief practice class on Wednesday, September 14th from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.  This will give you the opportunity to learn more about the class and ask questions.

If you are interested, please email Lisa Kallhoff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 402-238-7994 for more information or questions.  Registration forms are available at the church.




2016 Fall SCHEDULE


14801 S 108th Street

Springfield, NE 68059



CLASSROOM DATES: September 17, 24, October 1, 8 and 15

CLASSROOM TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

BEHIND-THE-WHEEL: September 17 -  October 29






UMC Youth Group News

The IMPACT youth group of the Methodist Church is doing a ‘Box City’ overnight Saturday Sept 24th 8PM – 8AM. You may notice a bunch of kids sleeping outside the church that night. In conjunction, we are doing a canned food drive so if you want to help drop a can or two off and say hi!

 Wednesday Morning September 28th – 7:45am The kids of the IMPACT Youth Group are hosting the See You at the Pole Event at flagpole in front of Platteview Central. This is a Student led prayer event where the kids spend 15 minutes praying for our schools, community, country and the world. All kids in Jr / Sr High are welcome to attend. Bring your bible and share a verse or a prayer. J  

Sunday October 2nd IMPACT is conducting our annual Toilet Paper Drive around Springfield. You make get a knock on your door Sunday October 2nd!! We are collecting TP for folks less fortunate than us. Why Toilet Paper? Well it is one of those items we all need but you can’t buy with most food assistance programs. If you are willing to help, pick up an extra package or two and drop them off in the entry of the Methodist church or see if the kids stop by!!  



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To celebrate Nebraska 150 Sesquicentennial in Springfield, organizing for Springfield Days 2017 is already underway. All volunteers are welcome to attend meetings.

To learn more about NE 150, click on the link below:

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Master Gardeners are available to answer all your gardening questions every Thursday at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds from 9:00am-12:00pm.



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Springfield, NE 68059


(Nebraska Law stipulates that no outside alcohol can be brought onto the premise.)

Friday Night Music

$5 cover charge

7:00 9:30pm

Band: Soldiers of Soul

Sunday Acoustic Music!

No cover charge - music is from 2:00 -5:00 pm.

Jessica Erret

Annual Harvest Festival

September 24, 12:00pm 9:30pm

Cost: $15

Check out upcoming performers and events at www.soaringwingswine.com!

See You at the Winery!



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Pictured:  Front row, Rita McKinney, Steve Martin and Ken Snyder.  Back row from left, Alexandra Geditz, Renae Koehler, Rosalie Duffy, Chris Werger, Betty Colbert, Trish Miller, Patricia Heather and Fred Sagedal.  Not pictured, Cheryl Jones.

The Red Velvet Cake Wars” Brings Family Fun to the Lofte

The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley announces its next production “The Red Velvet Cake Wars” by Jones, Hope and Wooten will open Friday, September 9 at 7:30pm.  “Red Velvet” is the hilarious tale of three cousins, Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette who are organizing the Verdeen family reunion in Sweetgum, Texas.  Together they must tackle oddball relatives, a neighbor’s food-stealing dog, and a Texas-sized tornado.  Hilarious characters with big personalities make this story fun for the whole family.  

Betty Colbert of Weeping Water, Rosalie Duffy of Lincoln and Renae Koehler of Firth star as the three crazy cousins.  Directed by Kevin Colbert, the cast also includes Trish Miller, Fred Sagedal and Rita McKinney of Omaha, Chris Werger of Eagle, Ken Snyder of Elmwood, Patricia Heather of Waverly, Steve Martin of Firth, Alexandra Geditz of Louisville and Cheryl Jones of Manley.  

“The Red Velvet Cake Wars” will be on the Lofte stage September 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 and 18.  Show times Thursday through Saturday are 7:30pm.  Both Sunday performances are 2pm matinees.  Tickets are $19.  Reservations can be made by calling the Lofte box office at (402)234-2553 or online at www.Lofte.org.




Christ Lutheran Church is seeking a new custodian for general overall cleaning, weekly and as needed after special events.

Christ Lutheran is located outside of Louisville NE at the corner of 84th St and Hwy 66.

Applications can be submitted using our Website:

www.clccassne.com Questions call: 402-298-8429.

Deadline for applications is September 30,2016


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1st Friday of the Month-Eagle (Community Center)- 1-5pm

2nd Friday of the Month-Weeping Water (Library)- 1-5pm

3rd Friday of the Month-Greenwood (Library)- 1-5pm

Please call our office @ 402-296-9368 to schedule an appointment

~Kindness is just love with its work boots on.

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Thanks to all Springfield E-Newsletter readers.

Connie Manzer


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Springfield Days Planning Meeting
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Platteview High School Musical
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