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Fax: 308-254-5901
Mail: PO Box 37, Sidney, NE 69162
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NOVEMBER 2014
FREE Haircuts for Veterans
Name of Event: FREE Haircuts for Veterans
Who: W.N.C.C. Cosmetology
Date: Month of November
Where: WNCC Sidney Campus - 371 College Dr.
Details: Free haircuts for veterans from November 1 through November 30 at the WNCC Sidney campus. Call 308-254-7456 to schedule your appointment.
St. Joseph’s Annual Fall Bazaar
Name of Event: St. Joseph’s Annual Fall Bazaar
Who: St. Joseph Catholic Church
Date: Thursday, November 20
Where: St Joseph Catholic Church - 1065 2nd St. - Chappell, NE
Details: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chappell will be hosting its Annual Fall Bazaar, Thursday, November 20th from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. Plan to join us for a fun evening of great food, shopping and fellowship. As always, there will be homemade chicken noodle soup, and chili, ham and chicken salad sandwiches, and delicious pie. Members of St. Joseph’s are selling raffle tickets with 16 great prizes. Those include, ¼ beef, 2/10 hamburger bundles, $300 cash, $100 gift certificate to Chappell Super Food, $50 gift certificate to Cabela’s Furniture, $50 gift certificate to Hansen’s Petroleum, $50 cash from Points West Bank, $50 cash from Farm Bureau Insurance, $20 gift certificate to Panther’s Den, $30 Value gift basket from Western Drug of Chappell, $60 value hair products from Michelle Woodman, beauty products from Appearance, Wine-Chees-Sausage Basket, Family Fun Night Basket, and Money Apron
A Night at the Races
Name of Event: Night at the Races
Who: Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce
Date: Friday, November 21
Where: Hillside Bar & Grill - 2632 Hillside Dr.
Details: The Cheyenne County Chamber presents "Night at the Races" Friday, November 21st beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Hillside Bar & Grill, 2632 Hillside Dr. 6 races, a dessert auction, 50/50 raffle, complimentary appetizers, & cash bar available. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Cheyenne County Chamber Communications, 740 Illinois St. for $25.00 or at the door for $30.00. Seats are limited. More Info: For more information, contact the Cheyenne County Chamber, 740 Illinois, Sidney NE 69162 or call 308.254.5851.
Christmas Wreath Contest
Name of Event: Christmas Wreath Contest
Who: Cheyenne County Ladies Chamber & Visitors Committee.
Date: Saturday, November 22- Monday, December 22
Where: Downtown Sidney
Details: Cheyenne County Organizations and Individuals are encouraged to participate in the Christmas Wreath Contest! Youth and adults divisions. Wreaths need to be brought to the Chamber office at 740 Illinois street by 4:00 p.m. on November 22ND. Wreaths will be displayed in windows downtown Sidney through December 22. Wreaths will be judged on originality, creativity, construction/durability and overall appearance. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Adults and Youth 12th grade or younger. Individuals or Organizations. Traditional (1ST Prize $25, 2ND Prize $15, 3RD $10) / Unique (1ST Prize $25, 2ND Prize $15, -3RD $10) / Whimsical (1ST Prize $25, 2ND Prize $15, 3RD $10). Enter as many as you wish but you are eligible for only one prize. Sponsored by the Cheyenne County Ladies Chamber. Prizes awarded by the Cheyenne County Visitors Committee.
More Info: Pick up an entry form by stopping by the Chamber Office at 740 Illinois Street or by "Clicking Here" or call Margie Surber 254-4965 for more information.
Sidney High Class of 75 Reunion Planning
Name of Event: Class of 75 40 Year Reunion Planning
Date: Sunday, November 23
Where: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – Trinity Center
Details: Join us at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Center, San Marino & Lodgepole Road at 2:00 p.m. with your Ideas, requests or just addresses or connect via FB or email.
More Info: For more information, contact Susan Narjes at snarjes@hotmail.com or 249-5530.
8th Annual FREE Thanksgiving Day Dinner
Name of Event: 8th Annual FREE Thanksgiving Day Dinner
Who: First United Methodist Church
Date: Thursday, November 27
Where: First United Methodist Church - 2622 11th Ave.
Details: The 8th Annual Thanks giving Day Dinner will be held Thursday, November 27th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 2622 11th Ave., in Sidney. Everyone is welcome! If you desire, please bring a veggie, salad, or desert to share.
More Info: For more information please contact Dean or Susan Starr at 254-2375, Randy or Karen Deboer at 308- 884-2356, or Jim or Kelly Price at 254-9261.
Chappell Community Wide Thanksgiving Dinner
Name of Event: Community Wide Thanksgiving Dinner
Who: Chappell United Methodist Church
Date: Thursday, November 27
Where: United Methodist Church - 346 Babcock Ave., Chappell
Details: Chappell United Methodist Church is hosting a Community Wide Thanksgiving Dinner this year. It is free to all and will be served on Thursday, November 27, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
Parade of Lights
Name of Event: Parade of Lights
Who: Sidney Jaycees
Date: Saturday, November 29
Where: 10th Avenue - Sidney
Details: The Parade of Lights has returned to Sidney! The Sidney Jaycees is sponsoring the :Parade of Lights", Saturday, November 29th starting at 5:00 p.m. The parade will start at 10th & Newton and make its way to the back of Hickory Street to end with the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree! Everybody interested is encouraged to be a part of parade! The only guideline is to please not include a Mr. and Mrs. Claus on your entry.
More Info: If you or your business is interested in partaking in this festive event, please contact Erin Huddleston at 308-250-0515 or Nichole Peralta at 308-249-6742 by Wednesday, November 26th.
Downtown Sidney Christmas Kick-Off
Name of Event: Christmas Kick-Off
Who: Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce
Date: Saturday, November 29
Where: Hickory Street Square
Details: Christmas Kick-Off in Downtown Sidney and Hickory Street Square will be Saturday, November 29th with events beginning at 1:30 p.m. Events include: the Tree Lighting, "Santa", Parade of Lights, Sidney Singers, Chili Supper, Union Pacific “Mini” Train rides.
More Info: For more information, contact the Cheyenne County Chamber, 740 Illinois, Sidney NE 69162 or call 308.254.5851.
 
DECEMBER 2014
Night at the Arts
Name of Event: Night at the Arts
Who: Sidney Public Schools Educational Foundation
Date: Tuesday, December 2
Where: Sidney High School - 1100 19th Ave.
Details: Night at the Arts will feature Jazz Band, Choir, One Act Play, Art Display. There will be Hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and desert. The cost is $30.00 per person with seating starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Western Drug or at Sidney High School.
Diaper Drive 
Name of Event: Diaper Drive
Who: Sidney Middle,High Schools.
Date: December 2, December 4
Where: Sidney West Elementary, Sidney High School
Details: The Sidney Middle and High School students Counsils are sponsoring a Diaper Drive. They are asking fans to bring a package/box of diapers to two basketball games: the Middle School Girls Basketball games vs. Bridgeport on Tuesday, December 2, at West Elementary and the High School Varsity Girls and Boys opening game on Thursday, December 4, at the Cabela's Athletic Facility. All diapers will be donated to the Table of Grace Mobile Food Pantry for distribution
Special Showing of “The Christmas Box”
Name of Event: Special Showing of “The Christmas Box”
Who: Living Memorial Gardens – Angel of Hope, Sidney, NE
Date: Saturday, December 6 - 2:00 P.M.
Where: Fox Theatre - Sidney, NE
Details: This Hallmark movie is based upon the book, The Christmas Box, written by author Richard Paul Evans and is rated “G”. (Run time: 92 minutes) This special viewing of The Christmas Box movie coincides with the December 6th Annual Day of Remembrance, honored each year at all of the Christmas Box Angels throughout the world, in memory of loved ones lost too soon. Admission is FREE, with a donation of 2 canned goods. Donations of Christmas hams and turkeys will also be graciously accepted for our local Salvation Army for distribution to local families. The Fox Theatre seats 200, so please plan to arrive early. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please plan to join us with your family at 2:00 P.M. to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season!
More Info: For more information, contact Steve or Rita Anest at 254-7370; “like” our fb page at “Angel of Hope – Sidney, Nebraska”
HPAC Presents "The Bald Mountain Rounders"
Name of Event: HPAC Presents "The Bald Mountain Rounders"
Who: High Plains Arts Council
Date: Saturday, December 13
Where: Sidney High School Fine Arts Center
Details: High Plains Arts Council presents "The Bald Mountain Rounders" Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Their bluegrass, up-tempo ccontemporay and traditional country offers audiences many pleasant surprises. Tickets are available at the door. Adults - $12.00, Seniors - $6.00, Students $5.00
 Toys For Tots
Name of Event: Toys for Tots 
Who: Toys for Tots/Sidney High School Student Council
Date: Saturday, December 13
Where: Sidney High School
Details: The High School Student Council would also like to invite fans to bring a toy to the home basketball games vs. Sterling on Saturday, December 13, to donate to Toys for Tots.
Cheyenne County Toys for Tots Distribution
Name of Event: Cheyenne County Toys for Tots Distribution
Who: Toys for Tots/Sidney Jaycees
Date: Saturday, December 13
Where: National Guard Armory
Details: The 2014 Cheyenne County campaign is under way. Toy distribution will be held Saturday, December 13 starting at 8:00 a.m. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. We are starting to put collection boxes at several locations around the county. We are in need of toys for newborn to 16 years old for both girls and boys. So far collection boxes are located in Sidney at Accents Home and Yard Décor, Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce, Wal-Mart, First United Methodist Church and Sidney Regional Medical Center, more will be coming; In Dalton at Dalton Farmers Market. Potter, Lodgepole, and Gurley will be decided soon and updated. To sign up to receive toys for your family, please visit the local website http://sidney-ne.toysfortots.org
More Info: For more information please visit the national website www.toysfortots.org or the local site sidney-ne.toysfortots.org or you can email the local coordinator Matthew Gudahl at matthew.gudahl@gmail.com
Santa’s Elves Secret Workshop
Name of Event: Santa’s Elves Secret Workshop
Who: UNL Extension- Cheyenne County
Date: Saturday, December 13
Where: Sidney Elks Lodge - 1040 Jackson St.
Details: Youth ages 5 and older are invited to attend Santa’s Elves Secret Workshop on Saturday, December 13th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sidney Elks Lodge (1040 Jackson St). Participants will make 4 gifts wrapped and ready for their family just in time for Holiday Giving. Cost is $10 per participant. Space is limited so please pre-register by December 8th!
More Info: For more information please contact Lynn McKinney at UNL Extension 254-4455 or email lmckinney3@unl.edu.

ONGOING EVENTS

Ladies Chamber Farmer's Market
Name of Event: Farmer's Market
Who: Cheyenne County Ladies Chamber
Date: Saturday's thru October 11
Where: Hickory Street Square,  (10th & Hickory St.)
Details: Open from 8:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m. June 28 through October 11. (Excluding October 4th for Oktoberfest)
More Info: For more information, contact Margaret Lienemann at 308-254-7343
Community Bike Ride - Every Tuesday
Name of Event: Community Bike Ride
Who: Cycle Sidney
Date: Every Tuesday - 6:30 pm
Where: Shelter House - Legion Park
Details: Join us for a casual bike ride along the Sidney-Deadwood trail every Tuesday this summer. Meet at the Sidney Legion Park shelter house. Everyone welcome!
More Info: For more information, "Click Here", check us out at facebook.com/groups/CycleSidney, or email sharon@reflectedlightcreative.com
Veterans of Foreign Wars  - Post #610 Meeting
Name of Event: Veterans of Foreign Wars  - Post #610 Meeting
Date: 3rd Tuesday of the month - 7:30 pm
Where: American Legion Hall - 916 Illinois St - Sidney, NE
Disabled American Veterans - Post #40 Meeting
Name of Event: Disabled American Veterans - Post #40 Meeting
Date: 3rd Wednesday of the month - 7:30 pm
Where: American Legion Hall - 916 Illinois St. - Sidney, NE
American Legion Post #17 Meeting
Name of Event: American Legion Post #17 Meeting
Date: 4th Tuesday of the month - 7:30 pm
Where: American Legion Hall - 916 Illinois St. - Sidney, NE
Awana Club
Name of Event:  Sidney E-Free Awana
Date: Every Wednesday, (September 10 - May 6)
Where: Sidney Evangelical Free Church (2763 11th Ave)
Details: Awana is a scripture based program with fun theme nights and exciting games to participate in. We promote bible literacy and help kids develop a lifelong faith in Christ. Join us from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. every Wednesday. Awana is for any child starting one year prior to Kindergarten to the 6th grade.
More Info: For more information please call (308) 254-6162 or
"Click Here" for our Facebook page.
Potter Duckpin Bowling Alley
Name of Event: Potter Duckpin Bowling Alley Rental
Who: Potter Historical Foundation
Date: Any
Where: Potter, Nebraska
Details: You can rent the alley at $50 for a 4 hour period.  Morning, afternoon, or evening timeslots.  There is even black light bowling available.
      "Duckpin bowling was invented in 1900 in Baltimore, MD. The name comes from the resemblance of the wildly-flying little pins to a flock of flying ducks”
      This is a project that has been going on for many years and has come together through the help of many volunteers, and organizations both civil and school . All the funds raised from renting the space are used in the restoration and maintenance of the bowling alley, bathrooms, and adjoining party room. It is owned by the Potter Historical Foundation.
More Info: Call 308-879-4451 for more information or to book your event.  Look us up on Facebook to see pictures and history at  https://www.facebook.com/potterduckpinbowling.
 Sidney Public Library Calendar of Activites
Name of Event: Toddler Tales & Storytime
Who: Sidney Public Library
Date: Every Wednesday & Thursday
Details:
Toddler Tales begins Wednesday, September 10 and will be every Wednesday at 10:15 am for ages 2-3
Storytime
begins Thursday September 11 and will be every Thursday at
10:15 am for ages 4-5

Cancer Support Group

Name of Event: "A Time to Heal" Cancer Support Group
Date: Third Thursday of the Month
Where: Dorwart Cancer Care
Details: All cancer survivors and support persons welcome. Refreshments provided. 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
More Details: Call Leslie @ 308.250.1113 for any questions

Salvation Army Food Bank

Name of Event: Food Bank Help
Date: Open Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Who: Salvation Army Food Bank
Where: 2032 Illinois St.in Sidney Ne
Details: Need help to keep the pantry open and available for those in need. We take all non perishable items, we also have two freezers We can not give out items that have expired. All and any help would be greatly appreciated.

Holy Trinity's Table of Grace Mobile Food Pantry

Name of Event: Table of Grace Mobile Food Pantry
Dates:
Each Week
Who: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Where:

Saturday, November 1 in DALTON
Dalton Senior Center - Hwy 385 & Main St
9:00 – Registration 9:30 – Food Distribution
Tuesday, November 4 in CHAPPELL
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church - 1049 2nd St
2:30 – Registration 3:00 – Food Distribution
Saturday, November 8 in LODGEPOLE
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church - 1011 McCall
9:00 – Registration 9:30 – Food Distribution
Friday, November 14 in SIDNEY
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - 2305 San Marino
12:00 – Registration 1:00 – Food Distribution
Saturday, November 22 in POTTER
Prairie West Church (Elm St entrance west side of church)
9:00 – Registration 9:30 – Food Distribution
Saturday, November 22 in OSHKOSH
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church - 200 East “E” St
9:00 – Registration 9:30 – Food Distribution
More Info: Free food. No proof of income required.

CAP Sidney Food Drive

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska is calling for area residents to help support its local food pantry for residents in need.  You can drop off items at 2241 Illinois here in Sidney each Wednesday from 9 AM - 4 PM.  For questions on what to donate or how to provide assistance to area residents in most need, please contact Brenda Dickinson at 308.254.5856.

TOPs Club

Name of Event: Top Club Program
Who: Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska
Date: Every Monday Night from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Where: Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska 2241 Illinois Sidney, Ne 69162
Details: TOP is an successful program for teens in our community. Open to both 7th and 8th graders
More Info: Call Brenda Dickinson @ 308.254.5856

Compassionate Friends Monthly Meeting

Name of Event: Compassionate Friends Sidney Chapter Monthly Meeting
Date: October-January-February-April  meeting months for this season 2014-15 will be on the second Thursday of the month. The December meeting will be on the second Sunday. All meetings are at 5:30 pm
Where: Points West Bank 420 Glover Rd Sidney Ne.
Details: The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family. Please Join Us!
More Info: Contact Randy Flamig 254.4450 or Rob Robinson 254.6354
Alzheimer's Support Group
Name of Event: Alzheimer's Support Group
Who: Alzheimer's Association
Date: Every 3rd Friday at 4:00 PM
Where: Sidney Regional Medical Center, 645 Osage Street
Details: Alzheimer's Association support groups provide a forum for individuals, family members and caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s disease to share feelings, concerns and information, and to support each other in coping with the effects of the disease or related disorder.
More Info: Contact Brittany Kuhns at bkuhns@SidneyRMC.com or 308.254.3314 for further information

Jr. Friends of the Library

Name of Event: Jr. Friends of the Library
Who: Sidney Public Library
Date: First and Third Tuesday of every month
Where: Sidney Public Library
Details: This club is for youth 7th grade through 12th. Projects revolve around community service. Youth are welcome to attend. This is to follow Talk and Treats
More info: Call the Sidney Public Library @ 254.3110 Registration is required.

Clover Kids

Name of Event: Clover Kids Program
Who: Cheyenne County UNL Extension Office
Where: Cheyenne County Fair Grounds
Details: This is a program for children ages 5 to 7 years old. Children participate in hand-on activities designed to build lots of different life skills!
The most important life skills for the 5 to 7 year old group are:
- Respecting Self
- Communicating
- Solving Problems
- Thinking Critically
- Choosing Healthy Lifestyles
What do Clover Kids Do?
- Explore science with simple science experiments
- Practice communication skills
- Strengthen motor skills through arts and crafts
- Make friends and learn to work with peers and much more!
More Info: To join Clover kids please call the extension office @ 254.4455
FREE Mini Art Workshops
Name of Event: FREE Mini Art Workshops
Who: Cheyenne County Art Guild
Date: Second Monday of the Month
Where: Cheyenne County Community Center
Details: The Cheyenne County Art Guild is offering FREE mini art workshops every second Monday of the month at the Cheyenne County Community Center (congregate meals room)  from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Materials are provided.  You can come at any time during the 2 hours.  This is a great way to learn more about some art techniques you are curious about or have always wanted to try.
Family Game Night
Name of Event: Family Game Night
Who: Calvary Baptist Church - 10th Ave & Linden St, Sidney
Date: Last Friday of each month - 6:00 pm,
       (None in November or December - resumes in January)
Where: Calvary Baptist Church, 10th Ave and Linden St, Sidney
Details: Bring your family, favorite game and a snack to share if you wish and join us for an evening of fun and fellowship.
More Info: Call Pastor Scott if you have any questions at 308-254-4098.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Meeting
Name of Event:  Sidney MOPS Morning Meeting
Date: 2nd Monday of the month, (September 8 - May)
Where: Sidney Evangelical Free Church (11th Ave)
Details: Join us from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.for fellowship and fun!  Childcare is provided.  MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is for mothers from pregnancy through the end of their child's kindergarten year.
More Info: For more information please call (308) 249-9227 or www.facebook.com/MOPSSidneyNE





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