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Fax: 308-254-5901
Mail: PO Box 37, Sidney, NE 69162
Drop off: 2306 Legion Park Rd
SEPTEMBER 2014
Diabetes Prevention Program
Name of Event: Diabetes Prevention Program
Who: Sidney Regional Medical Center
Date: Tuesday, September 2
Where: Sidney Regional Medical Center
Details: Are you at risk to develop diabetes?  The National Diabetes Prevention Program can change your life in one year.  Did you know, losing only 7% of your body weight reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58%.  Participants in the program get help and support to make and sustain lifestyle changes. This proven-effective Lifestyle Change program is now offered in Sidney and promises to give you the tools you need to make a change for life!  You are eligible to participate in the program if you are: 18 years of age or older.  Have a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 24 kh/m2.  Are prediabetic or have been diagnosed with prediabetes.  You were clinically diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus during a previous pregnancy. You need to Pre-Register for this program
More Info: For more information or to register for the next session starting September 2, 2014, contact Tammy Meier, RN at (308) 254-5073 or email tmeier@sidneyrmc.com
Fire House Poker Run
Name of Event: Fire House Poker Run
Who: Red Knight Motorcycle Club - NE Chapter #4
Date: Saturday, September 6
Where: Kimball Fire Station -
Details:  $10.00 per hand - $15.00 per couple
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Kimball Fire Station with Kickstands up at 10:00 a.m.  Card Stops include: New Raymer, CO. Fire Station, Sterling CO. Fire Station, Peetz, CO. Fire Station, Sidney, N E. Fire Station, The final card draw will be at the Kimball Fire Station. Best Hand prize awards will be at 3:00 p.m.  The Red Knight Motorcycle Club event proceeds are divided back to victims of fire in our area as determined by the local chapters.
54th Annual Lisco Day Celebration
Name of Event: Lisco Day Celebration
Who: Village of Lisco
Date: Sunday, September 7
Where: Lisco, Nebraska
Details: Click here for schedule of events
More info: For more information, contact Marlis Shearer at (308) 772-3465
Out of the Darkness Benefit 2-Mile Walk
Name of Event: Benefit 2-Mile Walk
Date: Sunday, September 7
Where: Sidney Elks Lodge  - 1040 Jackson St.
Details: This is a 2 mile walk beginning at the Sidney Elks Lodge and ending at the Elks Lodge. The date of the walk is September 7, 2014  This walk is to draw awareness to suicide prevention. Registration will begin at 4:00 pm and the walk will take place at 5:00 pm. There will be refreshments and an art auction following the walk.  Please go to the Out of the Darkness website American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to pre-register and donate.
More Info: Please call Tammy Vandenburg for additional details and information.  306-249-0564
Glow For It Run
Name of Event: Glow For It Run
Who: Peetz Schools
Date: Saturday, September 13
Where: Main Street - Peetz CO (In front of bus barn)
Details: The run begins at 7:30 pm. The courses of 1 mile and 5k will be set out around town. 1 mile will do 1 lap around Peetz and the 5k will go south to the corner on CR 72 and back and 1 lap around town.  The registration cost for 1 mile or 5k (run or walk) will be $20.00 for adults, $15.00 for youth 7-17 and free for children under 7 (but they can purchase a t-shirt)  Register before September 1st to get a t-shirt. We need time to order and get shirts delivered.  "Get Your Glow On" gear pack can be purchased for $7.50 and you will receive some fun glow in the dark items in your bag and you won't have to go shopping for them. Race day packet pickup will begin at 6:00 pm. "Glowing Personality" award for the best dressed for adult and youth, so start planning your outfits now! All proceeds will be donated to the Peetz Elementary Group to use for playground equipment improvements.
More Info: For more information or questions contact Leslie Raffelson at 970-520-7151 and email raffelsol@gmail.com
Free Fall Floral Collage
Name of Event: Free Saturday Fall Floral Collage
Who: Sidney Public Library
Date: Saturday, September 13
Where: Sidney Public Library - 1112 12th Ave.
Details: Fall Floral Collage presented by local artist Janell Wicht will be Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:00 am to noon.  Adults and youth age 8 and up. Materials and frames provided. Bring a sense of playfulness
More Info: For more information or to reserve your space, call 308-254-3110

Living Proof Live with Beth Moore Simulcast
Name of Event: Living Proof Live with Beth Moore Simulcast
Who: Sidney Evangelical Free Church
Date: Saturday, September 13
Where: Sidney Evangelical Free Church - 2763 11th Ave.
Details: This simulcast of Beth Moore's Ft. Wayne Indiana event runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Tickets available by stopping by the Sidney Evangelical Free Church office. 2763 11th Ave, 308-254-6162. Cost is $15.00 each. There will be a break for attendees to go out for lunch.
More Info: For more information, call 308-254-6162
Hunter's Safety Course
Name of Event: Hunter's Safety Course
Who: The Panhandle Hunting Retriever Club
Date: Saturday, September 13 & Sunday, September 14
Where: Peetz High School - Peetz CO
Details: Class limited to 30 students. Classes start at 9:00 am and end at 4:00 pm. The PHRC will be paying for the course for each student. Lunch will also be provided on Saturday by the club with dog handling demonstrations during the lunch break. To register, go to cpw.state.co.us ,search Hunters Education in the search bar, click on Hunter Education near you.
More Info: For more information or questions, contact Pat White at 970-520-9557.
2K Family Obstacle Walk/Run
Name of Event: ONE TOUGH COOKIE 2K Family Obstacle Walk/Run
Who: Local Girl Scout Troops
Date: Sunday, September 14
Where: Cheyenne County Community Center
Details: To promote fitness and fun, the Girl Scouts are inviting school-aged youth and their families to participate in a 2K.  There will be obstacles for youth of ALL ages! There will be door prizes, and fun after-race activities. This event will help empower youth to adopt active healthy lifestyles and will help build a community of young runners. Registration begins at 1:30 PM the day of the race. The cost is $10.00 per person (ages 4 and up)   (Children 3 & under - FREE) Family Fun Run Max Cost per family is $40.00. The start-line window will open at 2:30 PM with waves going every few minutes!   Make sure you plan your day with plenty of time.   The start line is its own pre-race party with music, dancing, and warm-ups.  No dogs, bicycles, or skates allowed. Event held rain or shine. NO REFUNDS.  All funds from this event go to our local troops!
More Info: For more information please call Jenny Payton at 254-5001 or email jewels69162@gmail.com
2014 Newcomer’s Social
Name of Event: 2014 Newcomer’s Social
Who: The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce
Date: Thursday, September 18
Where: Sidney High School - 1101 19th Ave
Details: The Cheyenne County Chamber will be hosting its Annual Newcomer’s Social in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Grilled Cheese Challenge (entries limited to 10 teams) on Thursday, September 18 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m..  Come and vote for Cheyenne County’s “BIG CHEESE”.  We will have key members of the community at the Social for you to meet and get to know.  We would like to invite anyone in the community that has been in Cheyenne County for the last  24 months to come eat, we will have games for kids and adults, a magic show and bouncy house.   What a better way to meet others in the community and find out who can make the best Grilled Cheese in Cheyenne County.
More Info: For more information contact the Cheyenne County Chamber at 308-254-5851

A  Night at the Horse Races Fundraiser
Name of Event: A  Night at the Races
Who: Lodgepole Valley Saddle Club
Date: Friday, September 26
Where: Hillside Bar & Grill
Details: Lodgepole Valley Saddle Club is a local non-profit organization in Sidney.  Come join us at our annual fundraiser for fun, excitement and great prizes!  We will be hosting horse racing at it's finest on Friday September 26th.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for cocktails and the races start at 7:00 p.m. at Hillside Bar and Grill.  A  Night at the Races gives you the experience of live horse racing.  Bet on your favorite horse or horses in a total of 8 races.  Bet using your funny money, then turn the funny money into tickets to enter a chance to win your favorite prizes!  Grand Prize is a big screen TV!! We are looking for sponsors of horse and jockey combinations - a great chance for local business to get their name in front of the public for $10 or anyone who has a great horse/rider combination name!  You can purchase tickets at Budget Tapes and CD's or Hillside Bar and Grill - $20 advance $25 at the door. Cost includes one drink ticket, a prize ticket and $80 worth of funny money to get you started.
More Info: For more information contact Cory at 308-249-3340 or Laura at 308-249-5019 for sponsorship/advertising or for more questions.  Join us for a great night for a great cause!!
Annual Sunol Fall Festival
Name of Event: Annual Sunol Fall Festival
Date: Saturday, September 27
Where: Sunol Community Center
Details: Lots of children activities, Hamburgers and Hot Dog will be served. Keep watch for further announcements.
OCTOBER 2014
Women of Warriors Weekend Retreat
Name of Event: Women of Warriors Weekend Retreat
Who: Brain Injury Assoc. of Nebraska
Date: Friday, October 3 - Sunday, October 5
Where: Comfort Inn & Suites - Omaha, NE
Details: This weekend  will provide opportunities for you to meet other women who also love a combat veteran. It will equip you with the latest updates on medical, psychological and spiritual insights about PTSD and TBI and help you better understand your own issues including Secondary Traumatic Stress and Compassion Fatigue. You will also be introducedto local and national resources that are available and ready to help you and your loved ones. Check-in begins at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 3 at the Comfort Inn, 7007 Grover St. (just North of 72nd & I-80) Omaha, NE.  First: You Must Register For the Retreat!  The retreat cost to you is $40.00. Other than travel, this is the only cost you will pay for the weekend. You can register online by clicking here. Once we receive your paid registration, a hotel reservation will be made in your name. You will not be billed for your 2-night hotel stay unless you do not check in or you do not cancel in advance if you can't come. Please treat this like any other hotel reservation. Remember - You Are Doing This For Yourself!  Take this opportunity to refresh, learn and relax. You deserve it and it will help you build a stronger self, relationship and family. Please join us.
More Info: Click here for more information or contact Cindy at cindy@biane.org or by calling 402-304-8103.
 

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

Lodgepole Valle Saddle Club Buckle Series
Name of Event: 2014 Summer Buckle Series
Who: Lodgepole Valley Saddle Club
Date: Third Sunday of Every Month
Where: Lodgepole Valley Saddle Club
Details: 2014 Summer Buckle Series to be held in Sidney Nebraska at the Lodgepole Valley Saddle Club on the third Sunday of every month. (June 15th - July 20th - August 17th)  Sign up starts at 10:00 a.m. classes begin at 11:00 a.m.  This is a fun event for all ages and level of riders! Come enjoy a day of family fun. Events indlude: Barrels, Poles, Flag race, Ring toss, Stake race, and Key hole race.  Bring your lawn chairs - this is a community friendly event!!
More Info: Contact Caren at 308-279-0091 for further information.
Disc Golf League
Name of Event: Disc Golf League
Who: Panhandle Putters Disc Golf Club
Date: Wednesdays & Sundays (June 1 - August 6)
Where: Deer Run Park - Sidney
Details: We will have two leagues this summer: Wednesday nights at 5:30 pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00 pm. Leagues will run from June 1st to August 6th.
More Info: For more information email panhandleputters@gmail.com or call/text (308)-430-1607 or "Click Here" for more information

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 18 and will be every Wednesday at 10:15 am  & 11:15 am for ages 2-3
Storytime
begins Thursday September 19 and will be every Thursday at
10:15 am  & 11:15 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, August 2 in DALTON

Dalton Senior Center - Hwy 385 & Main St
9:00 am – Registration  9:30 am – Food Distribution
Tuesday, August 5 in CHAPPELL
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church - 1049 2nd St.
2:30 pm – Registration  3:00 pm – Food Distribution
Saturday, August 9 in LODGEPOLE
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church - 1011 McCall
9:00 am – Registration  9:30 am – Food Distribution
Friday, August 15 in SIDNEY
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - 2305 San Marino
12:00 pm – Registration  1:00 pm – Food Distribution
Saturday, August 23 in POTTER
Prairie West  Church (Elm St entrance on west side of church)
9:00 am – Registration  9:30 am – Food Distribution
Saturday, August 23 in OSHKOSH
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church - 200 East “E” St.
9:00 am – Registration  9:30 am – 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,
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. Call Pastor Scott if you have any questions. 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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