Weeping Water Nebraska
Weeping Water Newsletter
      Last week's carnival was a huge success!! The kids had a great time playing games and earning prizes. Included in this week's newsletter are pictures from the carnival and updates on community events.

Elementary Carnival

      The annual Weeping Water Elementary Carnival was a huge success this year! The Weeping Water PTO sponsored the event and numerous gracious volunteers helped. The kids had a great time playing games, jumping on the moon bounce, and getting their fun prizes from the tickets they earned. It's amazing how something so simple can make so many kids smile from ear to ear. 

Enjoying the ever-popular moon bounce
The jail prisoners
Abby Meeske trying out the mini golf game
Maddi Neitzel showing off her baseball throw skills
Another winner at the baseball throw
Marylyn Mozena trying to decide which prize to buy with the tickets she won
Weeping Water Community Garage Sales
       Weeping Water needs a volunteer to organize the Community Garage Sales this year if there is enough community interest. Shari Mason has done this job for the last few years, but is unable to do it this year. If interested in volunteering, contact the City Clerk, Kay Gerdes. Shari would be happy to answer questions or offer assistance in getting things organized. Don't miss this great opportunity to give back to your community.

Weeping Water Auditorium Renovation Project
      A very positive community project is underway for the City of Weeping Water. We need your financial help to make it possible. The Weeping Water Community Building Foundation is restoring the old building on Main Street that was used as an auditorium for the Cass County Agricultural Society.

      The new building would be a multipurpose facility and would include a banquet hall, city offices, and a community center which will serve as a site for Senior Citizen Meals, community organizational meetings/functions, and will be available for public rental. It is also under consideration that the Public Library be moved to the basement of the new community building.

      Several generous donations from numerous citizens and businesses, grant funds, and sales tax revenue for Weeping Water have been some ways the community building project has received money. But, there is still a great deal of need to meet the financial obligations. This is a great opportunity to give back to your community in a positive way. All contributors will be recognized.

      If you have any questions or would like to receive a Commemorative Brick Order Form, contact: The Weeping Water Community Building Foundation, P.O. Box 329, Weeping Water, NE 68463 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
*Your support is greatly appreciated*

Winter Story Hour 
Who: Preschool age children and their parents
What: Winter Story Hour
When: Every Monday Morning
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Where: Weeping Water Public Library
Why: To provide entertainment and bonding opportunities for children and their parents
*Some activities during story hour include movies, snacks, a story, and a coloring page*

McClellan Singing Sisters 
Who: Anyone
What: Gospel Concert
When: Saturday, April 12, 2008
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Where: First Christian Church, Weeping Water
Admission: One can of food
*A love offering will be taken*
For more information call: 402-269-5508
McClellan Singing Sisters have been performing for 11 years all across Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Texas, Illinois, and Iowa. This sister group is based out of Adams, Nebraska and harmonize with music like Southern Gospel, Contemporary, A cappella, and many other styles. Tiffany (16), Kimberly (12), Jewel (11), and TaMera (6) have sung their way into hearts all across the Midwest.

Attention Pet Owners 
Who: All Weeping Water Pet Owners
What: The Annual Pet Vaccination and Licensing Clinic
When: Saturday, April 19, 2008
Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Where: Weeping Water Fire Barn
Cost: $5.00 per license
If you are unable to attend the clinic, you may license your dogs and/or cats at City Hall during regular working hours or request a license by mail. Please provide animal description, a copy of current rabies vaccination record, self addressed and stamped enveloped, amd the required fees.
*All dogs and cats must be licensed by May 1st of each year. Proof of current rabies vaccination is required at the time of licensing.*

The Blackwood Brothers Quartet 
Who: The Blackwood Brothers Quartet
What: Gospel Concert
When: Sunday, April 27, 2008
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Lofte Community Theatre
Cost: $10.00 per ticket
General Admission Seating
The origional Blackwood Brothers from Choctaw County, Mississippi that Elvis Presley loved is coming to our community! The Blackwood Brothers have recorded over 200 albums and toured 47 countries! Don't miss this great chance to see a historically great Gospel Group.
To purchase tickets contact:
Lofte Community Theatre
Manley, NE

Golf Scramble
Cass County Lodge #20
What: 1st Annual Scramble
When: Friday, May 9, 2008
Time: 12:00 p.m. Shotgun Start 
Where: Bay Hills Golf Course
Cost: $200 per team
4 Person Best Ball, Flighted
Flag Prizes and Other Raffle Prizes
Win a vehicle for a hole-in-one!
 Golfer's Dinner will be provided
*Cowboy Up will perform for a concert and dance afterwards!*

Winter Theatre Schedule 
Mahoney State Park 2008
Flaming Idiots
By: Tom Rooney
Carl & Phil know that big money is waiting for people with entrepreneurial spirit and sound business judgment. They have lots of spirit, but little judgment. Their gourmet health food restaurant flounders even with their signature drink called the Flaming Idiot. Zippy's, a popular cross town spot, has been crowded ever since Cy Manamalancia, a notorious mobster, was shot in their establishment twenty years ago. What if someone could get murdered in their restaurant? Flaming Idiots is a contemporary farce that won the New American Comedy Festival Award.
Show Dates: April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20
Show Times: Friday and Saturday-7:30 p.m. Sunday-2:00 p.m.
Show Only Tickets: $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 & under
Dinner and Show Tickets: $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 & under
For reservations call: 402-944-2523

Community News

Schoolhouse Performance Series: "The Feminist Manifesto"
Who: Anyone
What: Through songs and writings of women (and some liberated men) through the centuries, issues of civil rights and steriotypes will be explored. The concert will be followed by light refreshments and a chance to chat and jam with Deborah Greenblatt.
When: Sunday, May 11, 2008
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Admission: $5 for adults and $1 for children
Where: The Old Avoca Schoolhouse
504 Garfield Street
Avoca, NE

The United Methodist Women of St. Paul MEthodist Church of Elmwood present Desserts for Daughters
When: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Nikki Ford-nutritionist for HyVee Grocery
Tickets: Adults-$5 in advance or $7 at door
Children 6 to 12 yrs.- $2
Children 5 & under-Free
Contact: Carolyn Oehlerking 994-4305
or Donna Clements 994-4775

Be sure to check out Louisville Community Website's New Home Section
It's a free listing of Homes Wanted and Homes for Sale
The Elmwood-Murdock School Bond Passes!
School Bond Election Results

The Plattsmouth Early Childhood Center located at 902 Main Street is in the process of taking applications for the upcoming preschool year. They have a variety of programs available in their center for young children in Plattsmouth. Call the office at 296-5250 to request and application form to be mailed or stop by the center to pick one up. They would be happy to show you the facilities and the options available. Apply now before all spots are taken.
Art Show and Appreciation Night
When: Thursday, April 10, 2008
Time: 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Where: Springfield Memorial Library
The Experince Art & Literature Workshop students will be displaying their art. Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, April 2: Special Board of Education Meeting @ 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 3: Junior High Field Trip to the Cass County Jail @ 12:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 6: High School Boys Basketball Supper in the Weeping Water School Multipurpose Room @ 6:30 p.m.
Monday, April 7: High School Golf Meet (JV, V) @ Ashland-Greenwood @ 9:00 a.m. Winter Story Hour @ Weeping Water Public Library @ 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 8: High School Track @ Yutan @ 1:00 p.m.