Events Calendar

Thursday, May 12

Activities @ Wayne Public Library

Hang out with Miss Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM in the library
for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers. The last Toddler Time of the season will be on Thursday, May12th at 10 AM.

Work on your creative projects with our Needle Night group, Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library. Enjoy conversation and good company while working on your personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Thursday, May 12

Hartington WIC & Immunization Clinic 

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership will hold the Hartington WIC and Immunization clinic on Thursday May 12th, 2022 from 10:30am to 2:30pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 106 West Centre St. Hartington, NE. For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call (402) 385-6300.

NENCAP’s WIC Program provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to income eligible pregnant, breast-feeding, or postpartum women, infants, and children to age 5 years. Find a clinic near you at signupwic.com. *This institution is an equal opportunity provider

NENCAP’s Immunization Program provides vaccines to adults and children following the recommended schedule from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Disease Control. Covid-19 vaccines of Moderna for 18 years and older and Pfizer for those 5 years and older are available at no cost. The Immunization clinic can serve both clients with and without health insurance.

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (NENCAP), headquartered in Pender, NE, is one of nine Community Action Agencies in Nebraska. NENCAP manages several different programs as determined by identified needs of residents in the 14-county service area. The Agency serves over 10,000 clients a year due to successful outreach efforts. Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (NENCAP) programs include the Commodity Supplemental Food Program; Family Services; Immunization; Weatherization; Head Start; Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition; Early Intervention Services Coordination; Healthy Families. The agency serves Knox, Antelope, Pierce, Madison, Stanton, Cuming, Thurston, Dakota, Burt, Wayne, Dixon, Cedar, Washington and Dodge counties. For more information on NENCAP programs, call 1-800-445-2505.

NENCAPs Mission: “People helping people; empowering individuals, strengthening families and enriching communities in Northeast Nebraska.”

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Friday, May 13

10:00 A.M. Chamber Coffee Hosted by May Day STOL @ Wayne Airport 

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Friday, May 13

After School Coloring @ Wayne Public Library

After School coloring will take place on Friday, May 13th at 3:30 PM.
Relax and get creative after a busy school week. Adults will be on hand for conversation. Coloring pages, art utensils of all kinds, and a light snack will be provided.

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Friday, May 13

2 P.M. Wayne High Graduation

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Saturday, May 14

Wayne Eagles Steak Fry 6-8:30 P.M. @ Eagles Club

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Sunday, May 15

“Singspiration” at Word of Life Independent Bible Church in Wayne 

Monday, May 16

6 P.M. Retail Hospitality Tourism @ Ace Hardware & Home

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Tuesday, May 17

Event @ Wayne Public Library

Nebraska Public Media, in partnership with Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum and the UNL Bee Lab, is encouraging events that celebrate bees, pollinators and native plants. This initiative is supported by PBS NATURE and HHMI Tangled Bank Studies. Join WPL on Tuesday, May 17th at 6 PM in a screening of the documentary My Garden of a Thousand Bees, and join us for a wildflower planting demonstration. My Garden of a Thousand Bees follows acclaimed wildlife filmmaker Martin Dohrn, who, locked down by coronavirus, turns his lenses on the surprising and spectacular bees living in his own urban garden in Bristol, England. Receive a free packet of wildflower seeds to create your own wildflower garden.

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Tuesday, May 17

Congressman Adrian Smith Mobile Office in Wayne

Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) are invited to meet with a representative of his office at upcoming mobile offices in Wilber, Kearney, Nelson, Wayne, Tecumseh, Albion, and Pawnee City.

At a mobile office, Third District residents can meet directly with a member of Smith’s staff about federal issues and take advantage of the services available through his office.

Smith, who has offices in Grand Island and Scottsbluff, will provide his mobile office and a staff member at the following times and locations:

Tuesday, May 17thWayne City Auditorium – South Meeting Room

220 North Pearl Street, Wayne

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CT

For additional information, please contact Smith’s Grand Island office at (308) 384-3900 or his Scottsbluff office at (308) 633-6333.

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Wednesday, May 18

Nature Nerd Trivia Night 7 P.M. @ Johnnie Byrd Brewing Co.

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Thursday, May 19

Activities @ Wayne Public Library

Library Book Sale – Wayne Auditorium 2-6 P.M.

Work on your creative projects with our Needle Night group, Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library. Enjoy conversation and good company while working on your personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Thursday, May 19

7 A.M. WAED Board @ CAC

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Thursday, May 19

HWY 15 Salvage Co. Classes – Porch Sign or Porch Sign w/ Planter Box

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Friday, May 20

10:00 A.M. Chamber Coffee Hosted by Cruise Main in Wayne @ Tint Specialties 

Cruise Main in Wayne 7-9 P.M.

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Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22

May Day STOL @ Wayne Airport

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Friday, May 20

Activities @ Wayne Public Library

Library Book Sale – Wayne Auditorium 2-7 P.M.

Our first Thrifts & Gifts sale will take place May 20th! is an outdoor parking lot thrift, craft, art, and wares sale open to the public. We are still open to vendor sign-up!

DATES: Fridays: May 20, June 10, August 5, and September 16th. Time of the sale: 5:30-7:30 PM Call 402-375-3135 to reserve your spot to vend. Sign-up is free! Space is limited. There is no admission fee for shoppers. Call the library for more info.

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Saturday, May 21

Library Book Sale – Wayne Auditorium 9 A.M. – 1 P.M.

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Saturday, May 21

Blood Drive in Fordyce

Make an appointment at an upcoming neighborhood blood drive near you. Appointments required.

  • Fordyce Community Blood Drive, 05/21/2022 from 08:30 am – 11:30 am at Fordyce Community, 209 W 2nd St.

Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903.

LifeServe Blood Center is a non-profit, community based blood center that has served the needs of local hospitals and patients in our regions since 1963. As one of the 15 largest blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center is the SOLE provider of blood and blood products to more than 120 hospitals located across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. LifeServe is committed to saving lives by providing premier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients. Your donation with LifeServe will help save your neighbor, a friend or family member or a stranger on the street. YOU make a difference in YOUR community.

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Tuesday, May 24

5:30 P.M. City Council

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Wednesday, May 25

Wayne Public Library Summer Reading Program Kick-Off

Summer reading program kick-off takes place on June 25th. Join us for Magician Jeff Quinn on May 25th, 2022 at 2 PM in the Wayne Municipal Auditorium.
This 40-45 minute show is full of fishy tricks, boatloads of jokes, and messages that promote reading and books like One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, and Treasure Island.” Expect audience participation and family-friendly humor! For more info, stop by the library or give us a call at 402-375-3135.

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Wednesday, May 25

Noon – 5 P.M. LifeServe Blood Drive @ Fire Hall

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Thursday, May 26

Needle Night @ Wayne Public Library

Work on your creative projects with our Needle Night group, Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library. Enjoy conversation and good company while working on your personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Thursday, May 26

5-7 P.M. Business After Hours @ Geno’s

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Friday, May 27

10:00 A.M. Chamber Coffee @ Greenwood Cemetery

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Sunday, May 29

Vet’s Club Breakfast 9 A.M. – 1 P.M. @ Wayne Vet’s Club

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Sunday, May 29

Front Porch Sittin’ & Pickin’ Summer Opening 

Music and light refreshments 2-4 p.m. at Wayne County Historical Society Museum

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Tuesday, May 31

Activities @ Wayne Public Library

Water Beads Seek-&-Find, grades 5-8 @ 2 P.m. at the library

Book Club will be returning for discussion Tuesday, May 31st at 6:30 PM
in the library conference room. This month’s discussion book will be
One Girl in Auschwitz by Sara Leibovits and Eti Elboim. This is the moving story of Sara Leibovits, laced with hair-raising descriptions of her time in Auschwitz and the incredible pain and hardships she went through, together with the rest of the survivors. Her story is intertwined with that of her daughter, seventy years later, who embodies the voice of the second generation and completes the Holocaust survivors’ tale.

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Wednesday, June 1

Water Beads Seek-&-Find @ Wayne Public Library

Ages 0-4, 10 A.M.

Grades K-2, 11 A.M.

Grades 3-4, 2 P.M.

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Thursday, June 2

Activities at Wayne Public Library

Reading with Author Cleopatra Margot, 6:30 P.M. in the back of the library

Water Beads Sensory activity grades 9-12, 2 P.M. at the library

Work on your creative projects with our Needle Night group, Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library. Enjoy conversation and good company while working on your personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Friday, June 3

10:00 A.M. Chamber Coffee Hosted by Wayne Sculpture Walk @ TBD

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Saturday, June 18 & Sunday, June 19

Martinsburg 150th Celebration