Events Calendar

Friday, May 25

10 A.M. Chamber Coffee @ Viaero

Friday, May 25 – Monday, May 28

Oakland’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, May 26

Roy Reed Unit 252 American Legion Auxiliary Annual Poppy Day Distribution

Saturday, May 26

Memorial Day Weekend at Ponca State Park

Sunday, May 27

Sawyer Brown Concert for Oakland’s 150th Anniversary

Sunday, May 27

Coleridge Community Club Pancake Breakfast

Monday, May 28

Community Members Invited to Play with Wayne High School Band for Memorial Day Service

The Wayne High School band director would like to invite any community members that are interested playing in the band during Memorial Day on May 28th at 10:00 a.m. They will be performing Marches of the Armed Forces arranged by Michael Sweeney. Rehearsal will be the morning of Memorial Day at 8:00 a.m.

If you would like to play for Memorial Day, please contact Alex Wieland at (402) 375-3150 or email alwiela1@waynebluedevils.org.”

Monday, May 28

Winside American Legion Memorial Day Schedule

Tuesday, May 29

Wakefield WIC & Immunization Clinic

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership will hold the Wakefield WIC and Immunization clinic on Tuesday May 29th, 2018 from 9:00am – 3:30pm at the Evangelical Covenant Church, 802 Winter St. Wakefield, NE 68784.  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*

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.

Tuesday, May 29

Men’s Senior Golf at 9:30 A.M. in Wakefield

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Copy of Senior Golf Schedule 2018

Tuesday, May 29

Blood Drive in Plainview

Save local lives and show your lifesaving pride at an upcoming blood drive!

  • Plainview Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM at Plainview Hospital, 704 N 3rd Street.

Sign up to save a life today online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or by calling 800.287.4903.

Tuesday, May 29

Book Club Discussion at Wayne Public Library

Wednesday, May 30

Moon Walk at Wood Duck Wildlife Management Area in Stanton

Thursday, May 31

Red Cross Blood Drive in Wayne

9 a.m.  – 3 p.m., Ameritas, 513 Main Street

Thursday, May 31

7:45 A.M. Ag Task Force @ Tacos & More

Thursday, May 31

Wayne Public Library Hosts Pre-Chautauqua Event: Karen Shoemaker Author of “Meaning of Names”

Friday, June 1

10 A.M. Chamber Coffee @ Summer Sports Complex by Wayne Softball Association

Friday, June 1 – Sunday, June 3

Plainview’s 2018 Klown Festival

Sunday, June 3

Field-Hunter-Animal Archery Tournament in Norfolk

The Norfolk Archery Club will host a Field-Hunter-Animal archery tournament on Sunday, June 3. Registration time is 8 a.m., with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The club’s outdoor range is located south of Norfolk on US Highway 81; turn west at North Airport Road (Coca-Cola building), go ¼ mile, then turn south at the Norfolk Archery Club sign (west side of National Guard Armory) and follow the trail.

For more information about the club or about the tournament, call Mike Noelle, (402) 640-8924, or Brad Glaser at (402) 750-7064, contact us through our Facebook page, or check out the website at www.norfolkarcheryclub.org.

Tuesday, June 5

Men’s Senior Golf at 9:30 A.M. in Pender

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Copy of Senior Golf Schedule 2018

Wednesday, June 6

Blood Drive in Laurel

Laurel Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, June  6, 2018 from 2:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 401 Wakefield

Friday, June 8 & Saturday, June 9

Christian Cross Festival 2018 in Norfolk

Saturday, June 9

Blood Drive in Wayne

Wayne Community Blood Drive, Saturday, June  9, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Wayne Fire Department, 510 Tomar Drive

Tuesday, June 12

Men’s Senior Golf at 9:30 A.M. in Wayne

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Copy of Senior Golf Schedule 2018

Tuesday, June 12

Adult Coloring Night at Wayne Library

Friday, June 15

Blood Drive in Hartington

Emily Soll – Scholarship Blood Drive, Friday, June 15, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Hartington Senior Citizens Center, 112 W Main Street

Friday, June 15

Cruise Main in Wayne

Tuesday, June 19

Men’s Senior Golf at 9:30 A.M. in Wakefield

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Copy of Senior Golf Schedule 2018

Saturday, June 23

4th Annual “Junk in the Trunk” at Wayne Public Library

Monday, June 25

Registration Due for Wayne State Football Top Cats Camp

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Monday, June 25

Registration Due for Wayne State Football Young Cats Camp

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Tuesday, June 26

Men’s Senior Golf at 9:30 A.M. in Laurel

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Copy of Senior Golf Schedule 2018

Tuesday, June 26

Fourth Annual Northeast Nebraska Ag Banquet 

The Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce’s Agri-Business Council is already busy with preparations for the fourth Annual Northeast Nebraska Ag Banquet.
This year’s banquet will once again take place at the Madison County Fairgrounds in Madison on June 26 and will kick off at 5:30 p.m. The theme of the banquet is, “Uniting the agricultural and business communities.”

Co-hosts are the Norfolk and Madison Chambers of Commerce. The banquet is a fundraising event for academic scholarships available to high school seniors and college students in Northeast Nebraska, but is also a way to highlight the agriculture industry in Madison, Antelope, Wayne, Pierce, Stanton and Boone, as well as northern Platte counties.
The banquet will include a prime rib meal with a presentation given by Steve Wellman, Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director.

It will also include awarding of $750 scholarships to six deserving students as well as the award presentation to the 2017 Norfolk Beef Expo scholarship recipient.
The banquet is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased for $30 May 1 through June 8, and for $35 from June 9 until the banquet date of June 26. Tickets can be purchased at Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce office.
A Farm Family of the Year and Ag-Business of the Year will also receive recognition at the event.

The committee is currently seeking nominations for a Farm Family of the Year and Ag-Business of the Year. Nomination forms can be found at the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce office or on the Chamber’s website and will be accepted until June 1.
Additionally, members of the Norfolk and Madison Chambers of Commerce Agri-Business council are currently soliciting businesses and individuals in the targeted seven-county area to be event and scholarship fund sponsors. There are three sponsorship levels: Prime ($500), Choice ($250) and Select ($100).
For more details, contact Jeny Albin with the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce at 402-371-4862 or jalbin@norfolkchamber.com.

Wednesday, June 27

Moon Walk at Maskenthine Lake Recreation Area in Stanton

Tuesday, July 10

Adult Coloring Night at Wayne Library

Friday, July 20

Cruise Main in Wayne

Wednesday, July 25

Moon Walk at the Cowboy Trail trailhead at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park in Norfolk

Tuesday, July 31 – Sunday, August 5

Dakota Thurston County Fair

Tuesday, August 14

Flame Weeding Workshop at Haskell Ag Lab

Attend a full day Workshop, Tuesday, August 13, 2018, Haskell Ag Lab, University of Nebraska, Concord, NE.  We will teach you how to do proper flaming to control over 10 major Midwestern weeds in 7 agronomic crops (field corn, sweet corn, popcorn, soybean, sorghum, sunflower and wheat).

Workshop is limited to 30 people, $100 per binder (lunch provided).  $10.00 for spouse/guest’s meal. Partial scholarships may be available to certified organic farmers from Nebraska.  For registration/agenda: Dee Foote, Ph: 402-584-3837, dfoote2@unl.edu

Tuesday, August 14

Adult Coloring Night at Wayne Library

Friday, August 17

Cruise Main in Wayne

Saturday, August 18

4th Annual “Junk in the Trunk” at Wayne Public Library

Tuesday, September 11

Adult Coloring Night at Wayne Library

Friday, September 21

Cruise Main in Wayne

Saturday, September 22

4th Annual “Junk in the Trunk” at Wayne Public Library

Sunday, September 23

5th Annual Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine

Tuesday, October 9

Adult Coloring Night at Wayne Library.

Tuesday, November 13

Adult Coloring Night at Wayne Library

Tuesday, December 11

Adult Coloring Night at Wayne Library