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FRIDAY, AUGUST 28TH


The Amish are having a Pulled Pork and Fish Dinner on Friday, August 28th from 5 to 8 p.m.  Take out is available by calling 402-893-4258.  Located 1 1/2 miles north of Orchard

SUNDAY AUGUST 30TH


The Sandhills Piecemakers Quilt Guild will be hosting Pat Knoechel, Eleanor Burns' sister, on Sunday, August 30th from 3 to 5 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 209 N. Green Street in Valentine.  Pat will demonstrate techniques from their new book "Modern Migration Quilt" and from other patterns.  Door prizes will be given and dessert served.  Contact Dorothy Duerfeldt at 402-376-1278 or Helen Brock 402-376-1164 for more information

MONDAY AUGUST 31ST


The O'Neill Public School Board of Education will hold a special meeting at the Administrative Office, 410 East Benton, on Monday, August 31st at 12 p.m. to discuss, consider and take all necessary action on bills and claims and energy performance consultants.  The agenda is kept continuously current and may be reviewed at the O'Neill Public School Administrative office, 410 E Benton.

There will be an organizational meeting for the upcoming Monday night Women's League at The Alley in Atkinson on Monday, August 31st at 7 p.m.  We invite any and all women in the area that would enjoy an evening out for a little music, a little bowling and a lot of laughs to come out.  If you do not have a team and either want to form one or get on one please come to the meeting. 

There will be a regular meeting of the Park Board of the City of O'Neill on Monday, August 31st at 5 p.m. at the Community Center.  The agenda for this meeting kept continuously current is available at the city clerk's office at 401 E Fremont.

The Ewing Township will have a meeting at the Ewing Public Library on Monday, August 31st at 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 2ND


The Word of Life Christian Center invites everyone to a Back to School Kickoff Wednesday, September 2nd at 6:30 p.m.  There will be a cook out meal and fun activities with large indoor inflatables and games.  Come and learn about the church's Wednesday night programs of Girls MPact groups, Royal Rangers and Adult Bible Study. The church is located 1 1/8 miles north of O'Neill on Highway 281.  For more information call 402-336-1535

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 10TH


Notice change of date for the Atkinson/Stuart Food Pantry, that will be held Thursday, September 10th in Atkinson from 2 to 5 p.m. and Stuart from 3 to 4:30 p.m. due to the Labor Day Holiday.  Please bring your bags, call Linda with questions at 402-340-2273

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH & SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH


A firearm hunter education course will be offered by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission volunteer instructors in Bassett on Saturday, September 12th from 8 to 4 p.m. and continues on Sunday, September 13th from 1 to 4 p.m.  Saturday's class will be at the Bassett Legion Club at 201 Buchanan Street and Sunday's class will be at the Sandhills Rod and Gun Club in Ainsworth.  The lunch will be provided  on Saturday.  Students must pre-register by September 10th at HuntSafeNebraska.Org, ourdoornebraska.org or by calling the Nebraska Game and Parks office in Bassett at 402-684-2921. Please print off and complete the parental release form to bring with you to the first day of class.  Instructor would like you to pick up a manual at the Nebraska Game and Parks office in Bassett prior to class.  In Nebraska, hunters age 12 to 29 must have on their person proof of successful completion of firearm hunter education while hunting with a firearm. 

St. John's Catholic Church Gun Show will be held Saturday, September 12th from 9 to 5 and Sunday, September 13th from 9 to 3 at St. John's Catholic Church Hall, rural Clearwater. from Ewing go 10 miles south on 508 Ave then 1 mile east.  Sunday Mass will be at 11 a.m. Admission is $3 per person, children under 12 are free with an adult.  Lunch will be available. For more information contact Ron Hoerle 402-336-7157 or 402-482-5652, Greg Bartak 402-340-3579 or Jim Funk at 402-340-6352

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 15TH


In observance of Child Passenger Safety Week, a car seat check up event will be held at the Wm. Krotter Co. Home Center parking lot, north side on Tuesday, September 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be safety in and around the vehicle demonstrations as well. Appointments available but not necessary by call 402-336-5122

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH


In observance of Child Passenger Safety Week, a car seat check up event will be held at the West Holt High School on Saturday, September 19th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Located in the garage on the East side of the school.  Appointments available but not required. Call 402-925-1977 fo ran appointment or more information and ask for Teresa

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 20TH


Valentine Classic Motor Club will be having a fall cruise that will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 20th in the parking lot of the IGA in Valentine.  At 4 p.m. the cars will follow the cruise route through Valentine, (maps provided), and drive to Wood Lake to meet at the Cafe 

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 21ST


The Weigand Story, a living history presentation will be held at the VFW Hall in Creighton on Monday, September 21st at 7 p.m.  Meet Leonard & Theresa Weigand and hear their story. They will be serving bars and refreshments.  The public is invited to attend and it is sponsored by the Creighton Historical Center and Creighton Public Library.  

MONDAY OCTOBER 5TH


Women of Cancer will meet Monday, October 5th from 7-8 p.m. at O'Neill Avera St. Anthony's Chemotherapy Room. Everyone is welcome as this is a support group for all cancer types. Sharing hope and help to other women in our area.  For more information call Terry at 402-340-0371

MONDAY DECEMBER 7TH


Women of Cancer will meet Monday, December 7th from 7-8 p.m. at O'Neill Avera St. Anthony's Chemotherapy Room. Everyone is welcome as this is a support group for all cancer types. Sharing hope and help to other women in our area.  For more information call Terry at 402-340-0371

MONDAY FEBRUARY 1ST


Women of Cancer will meet Monday, February 1st from 7-8 p.m. at O'Neill Avera St. Anthony's Chemotherapy Room. Everyone is welcome as this is a support group for all cancer types. Sharing hope and help to other women in our area.  For more information call Terry at 402-340-0371
   
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