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Sep
10
Tue
Loper Luncheons- Kearney @ Weins Room at Cope Stadium
Sep 10 2019 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 1 2020 @ 1:00 pm

All Loper fans are invited! The return of the UNK fall sports season, means the return of Loper Luncheons! Join the coaches as they recap the previous weeks’ action and update fans on what’s to come. Loper Luncheons will be held at the Weins Room at Cope Stadium, Tuesdays from noon-1.

Sep
15
Sun
Lights of Hope – Kearney @ Harmon Park
Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Lights of Hope In Honor of Lost Lives due to Substance Abuse

Lights of Hope event is a candlelight vigil to honor those who have lost their life due to a substance abuse overdose to be held Sunday, September 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Harmon Park Sonotorium Stage. “We will be lighting the night in honor of loved ones who have lost their lives due to substance abuse and providing resources for those still struggling with substance abuse.” Stated Tammy Fiala, event coordinator and Consumer Specialist for Region 3 Behavioral Health Services.
The event will host keynote speaker, Dr. Christina Chasek who is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology and the Director of BHECN-Kearney. Family member survivors and people in recovery will be reading a poem and performing music. Attendees will have an opportunity to decorate a luminary bag to be placed on the stage during the event. Light refreshments will be provided.
Partners working together to bring this event to Kearney area for the first time include Region 3 Behavioral Health Services, Buffalo County Community Partners, Goodwill Industries, Central Nebraska Center of Alcoholism and Addiction, South Central Behavioral Services, Insight Counseling and Recovery, LLC. For more information contact coordinator Tammy Fiala, Region 3 Behavioral Health Services, Regional Consumer Specialist, CPSWS, 4009 6th Avenue, Suite #65, PO Box 2555, Kearney, NE 68848, 308-237-5113 extension 235, TFiala@Region3.net.
The collaboration for this event is powered by Buffalo County Community Partners, a non-profit organization that seeks to assess, strengthen, and promote the health of Buffalo County through the promotion of the Buffalo County 2020 Vision. The 2020 Vision introduces five strategic directions and targets for attainment by the year 2020. For more information on how you can assist in building a healthier Buffalo County, visit bcchp.org.

Lexington Area Compassionate Friends Balloon Release @ Concord Club House
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm

Lexington Area Compassionate Friends will be holding our Balloon Release for our children that were gone to soon. Bring a covered dish for a picknic. Everything else will be provided.

Sep
16
Mon
ESU No. 11 Board meeting – Holdrege @ ESU Service Unit
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm

The Board of ESU No. 11 will hold a regular meeting of the board at the service unit office, 412 West 14th Ave in Holdrege, Monday, September 16th,  2018 at 7:00pm.

Sep
17
Tue
Listener Appreciation Party @ Mac's Creek Winery and Brewery
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sep
18
Wed
Canyon Lakes Brewery – Johnson Lake
Sep 18 all-day

Lunch Hours 11-2
Turkey and Brie Panini, Cuban, Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Burger with a Side and Soda or Tea for $8.00

Farmers Market – Grand Generation Center – Cozad @ Grand Generation Center
Sep 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sep
19
Thu
Canyon Lakes Brewery – Johnson Lake
Sep 19 all-day

Lunch Hours 11-2
Turkey and Brie Panini, Cuban, Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Burger with a Side and Soda or Tea for $8.00

Medicine Stone @ Diamondhead Resort
Sep 19 all-day
Cycle for Healthy Brains – Kearney @ Kearney HyVee
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Buffalo County Bike Blender will be making healthy smoothies on Thursday, September 19 at Kearney HyVee store entrance from 10am to 3pm. Members of the Buffalo County Alzheimer’s and Dementia Coalition will be accepting donations to support their team fundraising goal for the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

The 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s is October 6 at Yanney Park.  Registration begins at 12:30 pm and walk starts at 2pm.  Register your team today, Kearney, NE 68845.  Register a team at act.alz.org and Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Nebr Attorney General’s Office hosting Mobile Office Hours – Holdrege @ Phelps Co Senior Center
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

On Thursday, September 19th, 2019, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office will be hosting Mobile Office hours in Holdrege inside the Phelps County Senior Center (416 Garfield Street) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Attorney General Peterson will be spending time in the community with local civic groups and local officials.

During Mobile Office hours, representatives from both the Consumer Protection Division and Constituent Services will be on hand to personally meet citizens interested in submitting concerns to the Attorney General’s Office. Citizens will also have the opportunity to learn how to protect themselves from identity theft, guard against scams, and rid themselves of unwanted calls. Many educational resources will be made available to interested constituents.

Sep
20
Fri
Canyon Lakes Brewery – Johnson Lake
Sep 20 all-day

Lunch Hours 11-2
Turkey and Brie Panini, Cuban, Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Burger with a Side and Soda or Tea for $8.00

Medicine Stone @ Diamondhead Resort
Sep 20 all-day
Paw Prints of Dawson County Cat & Dog Bake Sale & Pet Food Collection – Lexington @ Plum Creek Market Place
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Paw Prints in Dawson County will hold a bake sale & pet food collection on September 20 from 11:00 -2:00 @ Plum Creek Market. Fresh baked bread, cookies , cakes & more! We are in need of cat food & litter so if you can we’d appreciate your help! See you there!

FFA Labor Auction & Quilt Raffle – Cambridge
Sep 20 @ 6:15 pm

The Cambridge FFA chapter will be having their labor auction at the Cambridge football field. They are also selling raffle tickets $5 for 1 ticket or $10 for 3 tickets. They will have the drawing the night of the auction, you don’t have to be present to win the FFA themed quilt but you do have to be present to purchase an FFA members time. These events help fund the chapters events for the year. The Cambridge FFA appreciates your support!

Sep
21
Sat
8th Annual Shoot4Life Sporting Clay Charity Shoot – Grand Island @ Heartland Public Shooting Park
Sep 21 all-day

Sporting clay charity shoot for teams of 4 people or individuals. All funds are donated to pro-life organizations in Nebraska. $325 team registration or $85 individual. Cash prize to top teams/individuals. Six random draw guns for participants. Lunch provided. To register, visit www.shoot4life.org. Aim to save a life!

Canyon Lakes Brewery – Johnson Lake
Sep 21 all-day

Lunch Hours 11-2
Turkey and Brie Panini, Cuban, Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Burger with a Side and Soda or Tea for $8.00

Medicine Stone @ Diamondhead Resort
Sep 21 all-day
Scrub Run 5k – Kearney @ Yanney Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Scrub Run 5K
Open to the public to promote community activeness, while supporting Central Nebraska flood relief and disaster replenishment.

Smithfield Fall Festival @ Main Street
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am
Transportation Celebration – YMCA – Lexington Airport @ Jim Kelly Field Lexington Airport
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Let your child’s imagination run wild as they pretend to drive one of more than 30 vehicles, including a tow truck, tractor, combine, bucket truck, cement truck, bus, police car, fire truck, ambulance, helicopter, motorcycle & more.

“A Quilt Journalist Tells All” with Meg Cox – North Platte @ Prarie Arts Center
Sep 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

“A Quilt Journalist Tells All” with Meg Cox

Miller Dance – Miller NE @ Miller Community Hall
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Lead Me Home (Mark,Aaron,Brian,Donna,John)

Miller, NE Community Hall

Children welcome PreK-12 free – may dance if following floor rules

Bring snacks/finger food for lunch at 10:00

Questions call 308-325-2909

Sep
25
Wed
Canyon Lakes Brewery – Johnson Lake
Sep 25 all-day

Lunch Hours 11-2
Turkey and Brie Panini, Cuban, Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Burger with a Side and Soda or Tea for $8.00

Dawson County Area Hero Flight Send Off Luncheon – Lexington @ Heartland Military Museum
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm

Join us as we send off our 21 veterans and their escorts on the Fifth Hero Flight.  Enjoy a free luncheon as we recognize all veterans and their service to our country!

Free to the Public – Free Will Offering

Farmers Market – Grand Generation Center – Cozad @ Grand Generation Center
Sep 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sep
26
Thu
Canyon Lakes Brewery – Johnson Lake
Sep 26 all-day

Lunch Hours 11-2
Turkey and Brie Panini, Cuban, Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Burger with a Side and Soda or Tea for $8.00

Sep
27
Fri
Canyon Lakes Brewery – Johnson Lake
Sep 27 all-day

Lunch Hours 11-2
Turkey and Brie Panini, Cuban, Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Burger with a Side and Soda or Tea for $8.00

Sep
28
Sat
Canyon Lakes Brewery – Johnson Lake
Sep 28 all-day

Lunch Hours 11-2
Turkey and Brie Panini, Cuban, Chicken Salad Sandwich or a Burger with a Side and Soda or Tea for $8.00

Flood Aid Nebraska 2019 Concert and Family Festival – Frement @ Christensen Field
Sep 28 all-day

Flood Aid Nebraska 2019 Concert and Family Festival on September 28th and 29th, 2019 in Fremont, Nebraska. We are anticipating hosting 8,000 people a day at the event and raising over $800,000 to lift up flood victims and impacted communities. Flood Aid 2019 features national and local acts, multiple food vendors, kids events, youth activities, Corn Hole Tournament, silent auction and Beer Garden complete with big screen TV’s so no one will miss the Nebraska vs Ohio State game!!