The Cemetery Board is having a clean up day at the cemetery on Saturday, April 5th starting at 9am. All volunteer help would be greatly appreciated.
The pet clinic is scheduled for Saturday, April 12th from 9-11am at the fire barn. Plattsmouth Vet Clinic will be on hand to give vaccinations and you can also license your pet(s) at that time. There is a $7 per pet licensing fee and you need to have proof of rabies vaccine. All pets must be licensed by May 1st. You can stop by the city office anytime between 8-4, Monday-Friday to license.
Water quality reports and backflow prevention information will be mailed out with the water bills this month. Please be sure to check your envelope for your water bill before putting in the trash.
Please remember that due to the construction at the school, there is NO PARKING on N street from the ramped delivery driveway to the intersection of S East Street. Thank you for your cooperation.
RURAL ROUTE RUST - A VINTAGE AND HANDMADE MARKET
SATURDAY, APRIL 12TH - 10AM - 5PM
BLOOM WHERE YOU'RE PLANTED FARM, 911-108TH ST., RURAL AVOCA NE
Shop the farmyard for antiques, primitives, upcycled creations (trash-to-treasure), handmade gifts, vintage goods and rusty gold from 22 vendors from all across Nebraska and Iowa. Get hot lunch or baked goods from our restored one-room Schoolhouse Cafe and visit the farm animals. Admission is FREE. Directions are available on our website, www.bloompumpkinpatch.com
This will be our third Rural Route Rush show. Vendors are hand-picked to ensure the best goods for shoppers - no new merchandise or chain companies. Visitors can tour the farm, visit the animals and young shoppers can enjoy our play equipment. This is a fun and unique event with a great atmosphere! For more, including a list of current vendors visit https://www.facebook.com/events/224140947763966/.
"RAVE ON!" at the Lofte Community Theatre
Omaha native Billy McGuigan and his group of multi-talented musicians will bring this Buddy Holly tribute concert, "Rave On!" to the Lofte Community Theatre on Saturday, April 12th at 7pm.
Popular nationwide "Rave On!" is a high-energy rock 'n roll extravaganza that will energize you with such Buddy Holly classics as,"Peggy Sue," "That'll Be The Day," "It's So Easy," and much more. In a unique twist, the concert also pays homage to other fellow classic rock artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper and more.
Tickets for the show are $30 and all seats are reserved. Please call the Lofte box office at 402-234-2553 or purchse online at www.Lofte.com. The Lofte Community Theatre is located in Cass County near the intersection of Hwy 1 and Hwy 50.
AUDITIONS AT LOFTE COMMUNITY THEATRE
The Lofte Community Theatre will be holding open auditions for its season opener, "Dearly Beloved," on Monday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 8 at 7pm. Production dates for the show are May 24-June8. The Lofte's director, Kevin Colbert will direct the show.
Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, "Dearly Beloved," is the story of a small-town Southern wedding that goes hilariously awry. It's a comedy about love, sisterhood and three hundred pounds of Texas barbeque.
There are parts available for eight women ages 18-75 and four men ages 20-55. Those auditioning should bring a list of possible schedule conflicts. A complete description of the show and available roles can be found on www.Lofte.com.
On Sunday, April 13, at 3pm, the Hastings Symphony will be performing a world premiere: the world's first concerto for nyckelharpa and orchestra. The piece is composed by Dr. Christopher Stanichar, and will be performed by multi-instrumentalist, Deborah Greenblatt. The piece is in three movements, each one reflecting a story by Hans Christian Anderson: "The Brave Tin Soldier", "The Ugly Duckling", and "The Emperor's New Clothes".
The nyckelharpa is the official fiddle of Sweden. The instrument has 16 strings in all. There are 3 meloldy strings, manipulated by keys, one droning string, and 12 strings that vibrate sympathetically.
For more information about the nyckelharpa, contact the American Nyckelharpa Association (www.nyckelhapra.org/)
For more information about Dr. Christopher Stanichar, contact http://christopherstanichar.com/.
For more information about the Hastings Symphony, contact http://hastingssymphony.com/.
For more information about Deborah Greenblatt, contact www.greenblattandseay.com
NEHAWKA - CONESTOGA ALUMNI DINNER
SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014
NEHAWKA COMMUNITY BUILDING
(Table service and drinks will be provided)
Honored classes include: 75 year-1939; 60 year-1954: 50 year-1964; 25 year-1989; and 10 year-2004.
Please spread the word to those in the honored classes!
Any questions, please call Susan Rice, 402-227-3855
On April 12th, come to the fourth annual SAFE KIDS SPRING SAFETY EVENT AND BIKE RODEO at the Plattsmouth Community Center from 10am to 1pm! This free family event includes plenty of fun things to do, free food (courtesy of Hy-Vee) and lots of great prizes. The more fun activities that kids do, the more prize tickets they will earn. Some (but not all) of the prizes that will be given away at the event are on display at these locations: The Plattsmouth Car Dealers along Highway 75, Plattsmouth Public Library, Plattsmouth Early Childhood Center, Plattsmouth Elementary School, Hy-Vee, Edward Jones, Children's Phsicians Clinic, and Plattsmouth Community Center. When you visit these sponsors to look at the prizes, thank them for helping to make this year's event the best ever! Mark your calendar for April 12th, and come have a great time at this free family event!