Calendar

Jan
22
Tue
American Red Cross Blood Drive – Cozad @ Catholic Church Parish Hall
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Instant Pot workshop @ Nebraksa Extention Office
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Have you jumped on the electric multi-cooker (Instant Pot) craze? These appliances are used for slow-cooking, searing, sautéing, simmering, steaming, yogurt making, etc. Probably the most talked about use for the electric multi-cookers, is the pressure cooking feature.

Nebraska Extension will be hosting workshops in January to help guide participants to making nutritious meals in 10 minutes or less. Several safety rules need to be followed when utilizing a electric multi-cooker. Workshop participants will be guided how to successfully operate a multi-cooker while creating quick and safe meals for your family.Cost is $10.00 per participant and includes several food samples that will be shared throughout the workshop.

North Platte—At the Nebraska Extension Office located at 348 W State Farm Road.

January 22 — 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Ogallala—At the Nebraska Extension Office located at the Keith County Fairgrounds.

January 23 — 11:00 to 12:30 p.m. MST

Come get prepared to make nutritious balanced meals for your family in minutes. For more information contact Brenda Aufdenkamp, baufdenkamp1@unl.edu.

Lexington Area Christian Women’s Connection – Lexington @ Kirk's Nebraskaland Restaurant
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm

Come join us for Lunch on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 at Kirk’s Restaurant in Lexington for $10.00 inclusive.

Speaker:  Jan Schiferl, Fordyce, NE.  A Change of Plans – Jan gives a humorous and inspiring look into how God changed her plans.  She and her husband, Greg, operate a small ranch in northeast Nebraska, where they train horses and raise cattle.  They host events such as “Cowboys Christmas” and annual concerts.  Jan is a singer and plays guitar and will be our musician for this Christian Women’s Connection.

Special Feature:  Crystal Werger of Lexington, NE is curator of the Dawson County Museum.

Music:  Jan Schiferl, Fordyce, NE

Reservation and cancellations by noon on Monday, January 21 ,  2019. Call Teresa at 308-324-8386 or Sheri at 308-320-0952

Cancellations are essential!

 

Electric Multi-Cooker workshop – North Platte
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The electric multi-cooker (Instant Pot) is the craze!  Nebraska Extension is hosting workshops to help guide new users to making nutritious meals in 10 minutes or less.    Workshop participants will be guided how to successfully operate a multi-cooker while creating quick and safe meals for your family.

Participants MUST register at least 1 week ahead of workshop by calling 308-532-2683.

Cost is $10.00 per participant and includes several food samples that will be shared throughout the workshop.

Jan
23
Wed
Learn prescribed fire basics at workshops across Nebraska – Alma
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of safe, effective burning when Pheasants Forever and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission host prescribed burn training workshops across the state early in 2019.

These workshops will provide guidance and instruction for completing safe and effective prescribed fires. Landowners, resource professionals, volunteer fire departments and other interested persons are invited to attend. No prior burn experience is required. Most workshops are scheduled for 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

The $10 workshop fee includes a meal and training materials. To register, visit NebraskaPF.com and then click on Events, or call 308-850-8395.

Instant Pot workshop @ Nebraksa Extention Office
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Have you jumped on the electric multi-cooker (Instant Pot) craze? These appliances are used for slow-cooking, searing, sautéing, simmering, steaming, yogurt making, etc. Probably the most talked about use for the electric multi-cookers, is the pressure cooking feature.

Nebraska Extension will be hosting workshops in January to help guide participants to making nutritious meals in 10 minutes or less. Several safety rules need to be followed when utilizing a electric multi-cooker. Workshop participants will be guided how to successfully operate a multi-cooker while creating quick and safe meals for your family.Cost is $10.00 per participant and includes several food samples that will be shared throughout the workshop.

Ogallala—At the Nebraska Extension Office located at the Keith County Fairgrounds.

January 23 — 11:00 to 12:30 p.m. MST

Come get prepared to make nutritious balanced meals for your family in minutes. For more information contact Brenda Aufdenkamp, baufdenkamp1@unl.edu.

Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing Event – Gothenburg
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm

Gothenburg and the surrounding area are all welcome to stop by Gothenburg High School on Jan. 23rd to help us package meals for Rise Against Hunger! Rise Against Hunger is an organization that sends meals to malnourished countries in the Western Hemisphere. We will package 18,000 meals and need all the help we can get! We will also have a free soup supper before the event starting at 5:30pm.

Legendary Hypnotist to perform at NPCC
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm

Legendary hypnotist Jim Wand will perform at North Platte Community College Jan. 23.

His performance, which is free and open to anyone 18 years or older, will begin at 7 p.m. in the McDonald-Belton Theater on the NPCC South Campus. IDs will be checked at the door.

Jan
24
Thu
Veterans Town Hall – Health Care System @ American Legion
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm

VA Seeks Feedback to improve Health Care Services

 

Storyteller – Lexington Public Library @ Lexington Public Library
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm

Award winning storyteller and author, Noa Baum, will bring tales of a different tone and flavor to her storytelling program at the Lexington Public Library. This program is a collaboration with the Kearney Area Storytelling Festival.

Jan
25
Fri
CERT class to be held in Holdrege – Phelps Co Emergency Management
Jan 25 all-day

The office of Phelps County Emergency Management has announced that it will be hosting a CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Training in Holdrege on the evening of Friday Jan 25th, Saturday Jan 26th and will finish up on Sunday Jan 27th.

 The CERT training is a 20 hour course designed to educate the general public in some minimal disaster preparedness and response in the event of a disaster that will overload emergency responders. Students will learn some basic first aid, fire extinguisher use, as well as how to prepare themselves for disasters. Participants will need to complete the full 20 hours to receive certification.

Souper Bowl Cookoff – Cozad Grand Generation Center @ Cozad Grand Generation Center
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm

Come take part in a fun time of fellowship, some friendly competition, but more importantly, enjoying great soup! The cost is $5, which includes samples of all soups, a bowl of soup, a pie -ice-cream sundae bar and one vote. Extra votes can be purchased for $1 and stuffing the ballot box is encouraged. Come help us decide who will become the Supreme Soup Champion! All Proceeds go to the Cozad Grand Generation Center.

Liederkranz Children’s Theatre – Grand Island @ Liederkranz
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Catherine Fisket Children’s Theatre presents two chidren’s one acts “Appropriate Audience Behavior” by Ian McWethy and “Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit” by Jonathon Rand. Production dates are January 25th and 26th at 7:30pm and January 27th at 2:00pm at Liederkranz, 403 West 1st Street Grand Island. 308 382 9337.
Tickets are $3.00 for children, $5.00 for adults, free for children age 3 and under. Available at Ace Hardware and Garden Center and at Liederkranz.

Jan
26
Sat
Miller Dance – Miller, NE @ Miller Community Hall
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

John & Robin Stitt

Children welcome – Pre-K to 12 free, may dance if following floor rules.  Bring finger food for lunch at 10
For questions call 308-325-2909

Business Owners Workshop – Lexington @ Holliday Inn Express
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Business Owners Workshop will be held Saturday January 26th starting at 2:00pm at the Holiday Inn Express Lexington
“Business owners often struggle with how to manage their business for growth and profitability, while maintaining a strong family and marriage. To encourage business owners (including farmers and ranchers), Restoration Ministries in Cozad is bringing Omaha business man Dave Nabity to our area to hold a workshop in Lexington, Sat. Jan. 26th from 2 – 5:30 PM, at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. Workshop topics include: Your Purpose as a Business Owner Spiritual Battles within your Business Fine Tuning your Business God’s Way Staying Married while Running a Business For more more information go to www.restorationministriesonline.org and look for the conference tab. $20.00 per person (includes materials and meal following) $25.00 after January 15th.

For more information contact Roger Daum 3087844058 or email restorationministriesnebraska@gmail.com

Liederkranz Children’s Theatre – Grand Island @ Liederkranz
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Catherine Fisket Children’s Theatre presents two chidren’s one acts “Appropriate Audience Behavior” by Ian McWethy and “Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit” by Jonathon Rand. Production dates are January 25th and 26th at 7:30pm and January 27th at 2:00pm at Liederkranz, 403 West 1st Street Grand Island. 308 382 9337.
Tickets are $3.00 for children, $5.00 for adults, free for children age 3 and under. Available at Ace Hardware and Garden Center and at Liederkranz.

Jan
27
Sun
Pancake Feed – First Baptist Church Kearney @ First Baptist Church
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am

Kearney first Baptist youth are holding a pancake feed to raise money for trips during the summer. People can come and get pancakes and donate!

2019 Hastings Bridal Fair
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm

Adams County Fairgrounds will be hosting the third annual Hastings Bridal Fair on January 27, 2019 from 12:00pm-4:00pm.

Liederkranz Children’s Theatre – Grand Island @ Liederkranz
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The Catherine Fisket Children’s Theatre presents two chidren’s one acts “Appropriate Audience Behavior” by Ian McWethy and “Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit” by Jonathon Rand. Production dates are January 25th and 26th at 7:30pm and January 27th at 2:00pm at Liederkranz, 403 West 1st Street Grand Island. 308 382 9337.
Tickets are $3.00 for children, $5.00 for adults, free for children age 3 and under. Available at Ace Hardware and Garden Center and at Liederkranz.

Business Owners Workshop – McCook @ Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home
Jan 27 @ 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Business Owners Workshop will be held Sunday January 27th starting at 2:30pm at Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home, 305 West C St McCook.
“Business owners often struggle with how to manage their business for growth and profitability, while maintaining a strong family and marriage. To encourage business owners (including farmers and ranchers), Restoration Ministries in Cozad is bringing Omaha businessman Dave Nabity to our area to hold a workshop. Topics include: Your Purpose as a Business Owner Spiritual Battles within your Business Fine Tuning your Business God’s Way Staying Married while Running a Business For more more information go to www.restorationministriesonline.org and look for the conference tab. $25.00 per person (Includes materials and a meal following)
For more information contact Roger Daum 3087844058 or email restorationministriesnebraska@gmail.com

Jan
29
Tue
23rd Annual No-Till On the Plains Winter Conference – Wichita, KS @ Century Two Convention Center
Jan 29 all-day

Speakers of soil health leaders and local, regional and international soil health producers

Alzheimer’s 101 FCE Program – Lexington & Gothenburg
Jan 29 all-day

Lexington            Tuesday, January 29        9:30 am       Extension Conference ­Room, Fairgrounds­

Gothenburg       Tuesday, January 29          1:30 pm       American Lutheran Church, Room #101

American Red Cross Blood Drive – Cozad @ Cozad Hospital
Jan 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Extension Master Gardener Classes Start January 29
Jan 29 @ 6:15 pm

Are you yearning for spring and the growing season? Beat the winter doldrums by attending Nebraska Extension Master Gardener classes starting Tuesday, January 29 in North Platte in person at the Extension Office at 348 W. State Farm Road, or delivered online to
citizens in surrounding counties who do not have a Horticulture Extension Educator.

Gardening enthusiasts can participate by attending individual classes without extra commitment to the program. Participants can enjoy attending the classes of their choice to increase their personal horticultural knowledge. Topics will be finalized in the next week, and you can contact myself or the Extension Office in North Platte for those details. Here is a list of the 2019 class dates.

  • January 29
  • February 5, 12, 19, 26
  • March 5, 12, 19, 26
  • April 2, 16, 23
  • September 10, 17, 24
  • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 26

Please register at the Lincoln-Logan-McPherson Extension Office by calling (308) 532-2683, indicating which classes each participant will attend by Tuesday, January 29. Please arrive at 6:15 p.m., Central Standard Time. All classes will start promptly at 6:30 p.m.

71st Annual Cattlemen’s Banquet – York Hamilton Cattlemen – York @ Holthus Convention Center
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm
The 71st Annual Cattlemen’s Banquet for the York-Hamilton Cattlemen is set for January 29 at the Holthus Convention Center in York.
 
Dave Thorell, a regionally known speaker, avid agriculture advocate, humorist, story teller and Hall of Fame voice of Agriculture News for over forty years on KRVN Radio, will be the featured entertainment for the evening. During the banquet Allen Roehrs (Rares) of Bradshaw and Rich Person of Hordville will be recognized for their contributions to the area livestock industry and the Cattlemen’s Association.
 
The evening will start at 6:30 p.m. with a cash bar, followed by a Prime Rib meal at 7:00 p.m. and evening entertainment. Tickets for the Cattlemen’s Banquet are still available at $25 per person.
Jan
30
Wed
23rd Annual No-Till On the Plains Winter Conference – Wichita, KS @ Century Two Convention Center
Jan 30 all-day

Speakers of soil health leaders and local, regional and international soil health producers

Feb
1
Fri
Beef Barbecue – FFA Alumni – Holdrege @ High School Cafeteria
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm

The Holdrege FFA Support Group will be sponsoring a
Beef Barbeque on Friday, February 1st during the GI Northwest vs. Holdrege Basketball games in the Holdrege High School Cafeteria. The group will be a serving a Barbecue meal from 5:00 pm until after the start of the boy’s varsity basketball game. The meal will include a generous BBQ beef sandwich, beans, chips and a drink for $6.

Feb
2
Sat
Kearney Toy Show @ Buffalo County Fair Grounds
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Kearney Toy Show

Electric Multi-Cooker workshop – North Platte
Feb 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The electric multi-cooker (Instant Pot) is the craze!  Nebraska Extension is hosting workshops to help guide new users to making nutritious meals in 10 minutes or less.    Workshop participants will be guided how to successfully operate a multi-cooker while creating quick and safe meals for your family.

Participants MUST register at least 1 week ahead of workshop by calling 308-532-2683.

Cost is $10.00 per participant and includes several food samples that will be shared throughout the workshop.

Team Halo Miles for Heros Music Fundraiser – Cozad @ Cozad Elks Club
Feb 2 @ 8:00 pm

Team halo/miles for heroes music fundraiser.

Feb 2nd at the Cozad Elks Club. Open to the public.

Free will donations. Hunting guests on hand all night and music by Nebraska country singer Dylan bloom.

Starts at 8 PM with opening act going til 12.