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My sweet baby boy is turning 16!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If you see him on Tuesday, April 15, wish him a Happy Birthday!



The pet clinic will be held this Saturday, April 12, from 9am-11am at the fire barn.  Plattsmouth Vet Clinic will be on hand to give vaccinations and you can also license your pet at that time.  Pet licenses are due by May 1, 2014.  You can stop by the city office anytime between 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday to license also.  There is a $7 per pet licensing fee and you need to have a current copy of rabies vaccine.


Don't forget to take your kids to the Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 12, starting at 1pm!!!

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Shop the farmyard for antiques, primitives, upcycled creations (trash-to-treasure), handmade gits, vintage goods and rusty gold from 22 vendors from all 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 Rust 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/.

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Community Garage Sales will be held the first weekend in May.  Contact Lisa Hohn at 402-267-4685 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be put on the list.  Information is also available at the city office.  There is a $5 charge to have your name on the list for use in the advertising.  Your address will be needed, along with the hours you will be open and a short list of items you have for sale.



  Sirens are tested the first Saturday of every month.  When a tornado warning is issued the siren will sound the long steady signal.


'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 purchase online at www.Lofte.com.  The Lofte Community Theatre is located in Cass County near the intersection of Hwy 1 and Hwy 50.


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 Physicians Clinic, and Plattsmouth Community Center.  When you visit these sponors 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!

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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 Solider," "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 meldoy strings, manipulated by keys, one droning string, and 12 strings that vibrate sympathetically.

For more information about the nyckelharpa, contact the American Nyckelharpa Association at www.nyckelharpa.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


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SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014



Covered-dish dinner

(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.






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Scandinavian Concert

Greenblatt & Seay's Schoolhouse Performance Series features a concert of Scandinavian music on Sunday, May 11, at 2:30pm, in the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse.  Greenblatt & Seay will be playing a variety of instruments, including fiddle, guitar, hammered dulcimer, recorders, pennywhistles, and the nyckelharpa.  The nyckelharpa is the official keyed fiddle of Sweden, and has 16 strings.

Greenblatt & Seay have been playing and singing together since the night they met, decades ago.  Their performance on May 11th will include the championship fiddling styles of Deborah Greenblatt, and the fancy whistle-playing of David Seay.

The concert will be downstairs, and followed by light refreshments, and a chance to chat and even jam with the performers.  Avoca is in southern Cass County, Nebraskan on the 13C Spur, one mile south of Highway 34.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens, and $1 for children.  Seating is limited.  For more information, write to Greenblatt & Seay, The Old Schoolhouse, PO Box 671, Avoca, NE  68037, or call 402-275-3221, or email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The historic Old Avoca Schoolhouse was built in 1925, and has been the home of the Schoolhouse Performance Series since 1990.  Music lessons, workshops, fiddle camps, and field trips are offered by Schoolhouse residents, Greenblatt & Seay, and are available by appointment.