Weeping Water Nebraska

WEEPING WATER_SIGN

Congratulations to Hadley McDaniel, Jake Sahulka and Garret Neumeister.  All three of these gentlemen will be heading to State Wrestling!!! 

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The City of Weeping Water is currently accepting bids for the operation of the Concession Stand at the Weeping Water Ballfield during the summer ball season for the ensuing year.  Bidders must be prepared to operate the concession stand for all scheduled games.  Operation of the stand during Limestone Day festivities is optional.  Additional information and a copy of the proposed contract may be obtained by contacting the City Clerk's office.

All interested persons may submit a proposal to the City Clerk, PO Box 329, Weeping Water NE  68463 by 2pm on Friday, March 6, 2015.  Minimum Bid-$500.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities in bids submitted.

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SUMMER EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE

 

POOL MANAGER, ASSISTANT MANAGER, LIFEGUARDS

Job requirements:  Current Lifeguard Certification

Manager/Assistant Manager also require Manager Certification

Application Deadline - March 5, 2015

 

BALLPARK MANAGER/SUMMER MAINTENANCE POSITIONS

Must be 16, possess valid driver's license and be able to operate equipment for lawn care and /or equipment for ballfield prep.

Application Deadline - March 5, 2015

 

Salaries based on qualifications.

For additional information or to obtain an application, contact the City Clerk's office, PO Box 329, Weeping Water NE  68463.  402-267-5152. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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There will be a pancake feed at the Weeping Water High School Multi-Purpose room on Saturday, February 28, 2015, sponsored by the Weeping Water Close Up group during the JH Wrestling Invitational.  EVERYONE is invited to attend and have some of Wes Redden's famous pancakes!!!  Hope to see you there!

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Anyone interested in placing an advertising sign at the ballfield for the 2015 year, please contact the City office at 402-267-5152.

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Senior meals are available at the Hopper Community Center, 101 W Eldora Ave., Suite 3, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Call Ruth Vogt at 402-267-5303 to order a meal or schedule a delivery.

UPCOMING MENU - SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

tuna noodles

carrots

fruit salad

lemon bars

Friday, Feburary 20, 2015

salmon

hash brown casserole

creamed peas

coleslaw

pie

Monday, February 23, 2015

runza casserole

broccoli

cottage cheese

dump cake

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

roast beef

mash potatoes & gravy

carrots

fruit salad

banana bar

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The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley will be holding its Volunteer Recognition and Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 22nd at 2pm.  Individuals who have volunteered, performed, built set or donated funds to the theatre at some point over the past few years are invitied to attend.

Cake and refresments will be served to celebrate the upcoming 10th season in the new facility.  2016 season announcements will be made and Lofte Board Chair, Jeff Johnston will present the Lofte's financials and announce the three most valued volunteers in 2014. 

No RSVP required.  The Lofte just asks that you join in for some fun and fellowship.

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The Springfield Methodist Youth Group - IMPACT (Inspired Ministry Preparing Authentic Christian Teens) - will be hosting a Annual Game Feed and Silent Auction - February 28th from 5-7:30pm at Springfield First United Methodist Church, 480 Main, Springfield, Nebraska.  Free will offering at the door.  All of the money raised goes to fund our youth mission trip and youth activities.

Wild Game_Feed

The Highwaymen_16x20

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Louisville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department

Annual Fish Fry

Friday, February 27th & Friday, March 13th

5-8pm

Louisville Fire Station - Louisville NE

 

Suggested Donation.......

Children 10 and under: $5.00 (includes 1 fish and fries)

Adults...

2 piece meal $7

3 piece meal $9

6 piece meal $11

all meals include fish, fries, coleslaw, dessert and drink.

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Lenten Services

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Christ Lutheran_Church

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The Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, Nebraska will be hosting a special "Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddling Camp", for fiddlers, violists, mandolinists, guitarists, and ukulele players.  Music from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales will be featured.  The sessions will be led by championship fiddler and author, Deborah Greenblatt.

The camp will be on Wednesday, March 11 - Friday, March 13, from 9am-1pm.  You can sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 days.

On Wednesdays, participants will be mostly reading tunes, using sheet music in standard notation.  We'll be learning melodies, harmonies, and chords.  You will be improving your sight reading and experiencing fiddling fun.

On Thursday, we will be mostly playing tunes by ear, so feel free to bring your recording gadgets.  Sheet music versions of the tunes will be provided for you by the end of the day, just in case your ears need the help.

On Friday, we will be mostly jamming, modulating, singing, dancing, experimenting, sharing, and playing fiddle related instruments.

One day: $60.

Two days: $110

Three days: $150

For more information and to register, click on the following link:

http://greenblattandseay.com/schoolhouse_fiddle_camp.shtml

Enrollment for the "Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddling Camp" is limited.  Email Deborah (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you have any questions.

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      Greenblatt and Seay's Schoolhouse Performance Series features a concert of Irish music on Sunday, March 15 at 2:30pm in the Old Avoca Nebraska Schoolhouse.  Greenblatt & Seay will be singing and playing a variety of instruments, including fiddle, pennywhistle, folk harp, guitar, hammered dulcimer and recorders.  Traditional Irish tunes will be featured, along with some Greenblatt & Seay originals inspired by the great Irish traditions.

Greenblatt & Seay have been playing and singing together since the night they met, decades ago.  Their performance on March 15 will include the championship fiddling styles of Deborah Greenblatt and the fancy whistle-playing of David Seay.

The concert will be downstairs followed by light refreshments and a chance to chat and even jam with the performers.  Avoca is in southern Cass County Nebraska 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 68307, 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 the appointment.

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The 13th Annual Nebraska American String Teachers Association Fiddle Tune Composition Contest

This event inspires fiddlers everywhere to compose their own tunes, and supports the cause of string education throughout the great state of Nebraska.

1st Place: $100         2nd Place:  $50        3rd Place:  $25

Entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2015.  The winners will be announced on May 23, 2015, during the Monumental Fiddling Championship held at the Homestead National Monument in Beatrice, Nebraska.  The winning compositions will be performed at the Monumental Fiddling Championship, and printed in Stringing Along, the journal of the Nebraska Chapter of the American String Teachers Association.

For the 2015 contest and rules and guidelines, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information about the Nebraska American String Teachers Association www.neasta.net

Greenblatt & Seay Publications, in Avoca, Nebraska is a proud Sponsor of the Nebraska ASTA Fiddle Tune Composition Contest.

2015 Contest Rules and Guidelines:

1.  Each submission should be an original composition which must be unpublished and composed after March 31, 2014.

2.  Composers may submit more than one tune, but only one prize will be awarded to any one composer.

3.  Four copies of the music must be submitted via computer generated sheet music, or hand written sheet music.

   4.  The composer should include their name, address, phone number, email address and the title of the piece.

5.  The entry fee of $20 per tune should be sent in at the time of submission.  Checks should be payable to Nebraska ASTA.

6.  If you wish to receive written evaluation of your tune by the judges, include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your entry.

7.  Nebraska ASTA assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to works submitted.

8.  Entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2015.

9.  Send your entry to Deborah Greenblatt, The Old Schoolhouse, PO Box 671, Avoca, Nebraska 68307-0671.  The composer is responsible for keeping a copy of their work, as well as for copyrighting their tune.

10.  The composer understands that if their tune is one of the winners, Nebraska ASTA has permission to have the piece performed on May 23, 2015, in Beatrice, Nebraska, as well as permission to reprint the tune in Stringing Along, the newsletter of Nebraska ASTA.

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Fiddle Camps in Nebraska

Registration is now open for the 2015 Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca Nebraska.  Deborah Greenblatt, championship fiddler, author of many fiddle collections, will help the campers get in touch with their inner fiddler.  The course of study during the Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps will be designed specifically for the individual campers who sign up.

The June Camp (Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19) is for folks who consider themselves beginners.  The July Camp (Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17) is for folks who consider themselves intermediate or advanced.  Enrollment is limited to 10 fiddlers for each week, so that everyone will get individual attention.

For more information, email Deborah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To register online, go to http://greenblattandseay.com/schoolhouse_fiddle_camp.shtml=