Community Calendar | November

Saturday, November 02, 2019
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A Norfolk Sneak Preview Event of the Brian Gersten Short Documentary titled: "The Great Toilet Paper Scare" will be held Saturday November 2nd at 7 pm in the banquet room at Black Cow Fat Pig in Norfolk. Free Admission. Call 371-3886 for more info. Sponsored by Elkhorn Valley Museum, NECC &a…

Sunday, November 03, 2019
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
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The Creighton Community School will host the Northeast Nebraska Parent Information Event on Tuesday November 5th, registration and refreshments beginning at 5:30 pm.  These sessions cover important and current issues affecting our youth including Drug Trends, Suicide, Anxiety, Cyber-bullying…

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The Norfolk Public Library will be hosting actress Pippa White and her production of “The Extraordinary Ordinary” on Tuesday, November 5 at 6:30pm. Attendees will learn about the origin of words and language through stories, music, and historical characters. This free, all-ages show is open …

Wednesday, November 06, 2019
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Nancy Gary Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at the First United Methodist Church in Norfolk on Wednesday, November 6,  at 1:00 PM.  Virginia Von Seggern will have the program. Hostesses will be Karen Koenig and Bobbi Mullen. Members are asked to bring personal items for…

Thursday, November 07, 2019
Friday, November 08, 2019
Saturday, November 09, 2019
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The Salvation Army and WalMart will hold a Toy Drive on Saturday November 9th all day at Norfolk WalMart.  If unable to participate Saturday, look for Salvation Army Angel Trees at various locations in Norfolk or contact the Salvation Army at 610 West Norfolk Avenue.

Sunday, November 10, 2019
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St Bonaventure Soup Supper and Quilt Raffle will be held Sunday November 10th, serving home made chili, chicken noodle and vegetable soups with fixin's and dessert from 4:30 to 7:30 pm at the Parish Hall in Raeville. Free will donation.  "to go" containers available.

Monday, November 11, 2019
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The Veterans Day Programs in Norfolk will begin at Norfolk Catholic High School at 8:15 am, followed by the Veterans Home Program at 9:25 am. The Norfolk Senior High program will start at 10:30 am. These are presented by the American Legion & Auxiliary, Sons of American Legion, American …

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The Madison Senior Center will hold an evening meal on Veterans Day, Monday the 11th from 5 to 6:30 pm. Veterans can sign up to win a patriotic theme quilt. The meal is open to the public with the customary suggested donation. Drawing for the quilt will be at 6 pm.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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An Advanced QuickBooks workshop will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 14. from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Pierce Public Library They will cover how to deal with banking transactions, credit card purchases, book fixed assets, work with loans and lines of credit, and review customization of templates. …

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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The Nebraska Department of Labor will host a career fair at the Norfolk Public Library Thursday November 14th from 9 to 11 am, for Veterans and spouses, and from 11 to 3 the event is open to the public.  Several local employer's will be present to offer information about positions they have …

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The Connection Project will hold an Open House on Thursday November 14th from 4 to 8 pm at 321 West Norfolk Avenue.  The Connection Project is a safe space for those experiencing mental health or substance use challenges. Everyone is welcome.

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The Lied Randoph Public Library will host Humanities Nebraska speaker Jose Francisco Garcia, presenting: How Chocolate Twice Conquered the American Continent: A Deliciously Historical Perspective. Thursday November 14th at 6:30 pm. The fun program is open to the public, refreshments served.

Friday, November 15, 2019
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Flutes, clarinets, and saxophones delight listeners when the Woodwind Chamber Ensembles take the stage Friday, Nov. 15 at Wayne State College. The free concert is slated for 7:30 p.m. in Ley Theatre on Wayne State College campus. Public is welcome.

Saturday, November 16, 2019
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“The Center Improvement Club will be hosting a Hunters’ Brunch this Saturday, November 16, at the Center Village Hall in Center, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  Brunch includes sausage biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage links, and fresh fruit, with coffee, milk, and orange juice ava…

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The Bloomfield VFW Aux. invite you to their annual Fall Poultry Party on Nov. 16th.  Play bingo for your Thanksgiving turkey.  It will be at the Bloomfield Community Center.  All ages welcome.  Supper at 6:30pm with bingo to start at 7pm.

Sunday, November 17, 2019
Monday, November 18, 2019
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An Evening of Choirs concert will be held Monday, Nov. 18 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne, at 7:30 p.m. The concert features the Wayne State College chamber choir, women’s choir, and concert choir. with brass accompaniment by WSC students and faculty. This performance is free and open…

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches, individuals, and businesses in the area, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, November 19, from 4:00-5:30 pm at the American Legion Club in Neligh.  The goal is to provide free food to those whose needs are great and resources are limited…

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019
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Heritage of Bel-Air hosts a Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group. They meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at 1 PM. The group is hosted in our conference room. Open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Not necessary to know a resident at Bel-Air.

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The Fall 2019 Senior Art Exhibit at Wayne State College, opens Thursday, Nov. 21 with a free reception from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery in Conn Library. The exhibit runs through Jan. 16, 2020 and includes artwork by five WSC seniors.

Monday, November 25, 2019
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The National Alliance on Mental Illness Recovery Support Group in Norfolk will meet on the 2nd and fourth Monday each month in the Nebraska Room at FRHS West Campus from 7 to 8:30 pm.  This group offers encouragement and hope for adults living with mental illness. For more information contac…

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
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The American Red Cross Blood Station in Norfolk takes blood donations each Tuesday from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm... at 105 East  Norfolk Avenue, Suite 400  (American Legion) location. For appointments call  1-800-Red Cross. Want to learn about Rapidpass or the Blood donar App? Go to  redcrossbloo…

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Community Calendar | December

Sunday, December 01, 2019
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The Norfolk VFW Post 1644 at 316 Braasch Avenue holds a All You Can Eat Breakfast each Sunday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Adults $8. 6 to 10 years $5. Age 5 and under free. Everyone welcome.

Monday, December 02, 2019
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The Wayne State College Jazz Ensemble puts a modern twist on jazz standards Monday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre. Repertoire includes Cuban, Latin, and bebop rhythms from the 1940s. Student soloists are also featured. This concert is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
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Farmers and Ranchers are invited to attend  FREE clinics to meet with experienced AG law attorney and Ag financial advisors in a confidential one one one setting, designed to answer questions on estate planning, transition planning, farm loan programs, water rights and other relevant topics.…

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The American Red Cross Blood Station in Norfolk takes blood donations each Tuesday from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm... at 105 East  Norfolk Avenue, Suite 400  (American Legion) location. For appointments call  1-800-Red Cross. Want to learn about Rapidpass or the Blood donar App? Go to  redcrossbloo…

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The Norfolk Senior Center holds a Dance on the first Tuesday each month from 7 to 10 pm.  Admission at the door. Refreshments and door prizes, all ages welcome. Call 371-8299 or go to norfolkseniorcenter.org for details.

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Wayne State College students debut their conducting skills with the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre. A reception follows in the Peterson Fine Arts Lobby with traditional Mexican folk music provided by Mariachi Negro y Oro. This event is free an…

Wednesday, December 04, 2019
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Nebraska Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Platte County will host a Farm Bill education meeting on Wednesday, December 4th at the Columbus Ag Park, 822 15th Street in Columbus. The meeting will begin at 9:00 am and go through noon. All area producers are invited to attend this…

Thursday, December 05, 2019
Friday, December 06, 2019
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St. John’s Lutheran Church in rural  Pierce is planning a drive thru LIVE Nativity December 6th  5:30-8:30pm and December 7th  4-8:30pm.   Bring the family and take a few moments to share the miracle and story of the birth of Jesus.   The church is located 2 miles east of Pierce on hiway 98 …

Saturday, December 07, 2019
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Project Homeless Connect is organizing a Mobile Food Pantry on Saturday December 7th from 9 am til noon at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 2420 W. Omaha Avenue, Norfolk. Anyone in need of food is eligible. Guests must sign in with address and number in household. Limit one visit per household. F…

Sunday, December 08, 2019
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Spark a festive spirit at the annual Wayne State College Holiday Gala Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2p.m. in Ramsey Theatre in the Peterson Fine Arts Building. The 60-minute concert features surround -sound performances by choral and instrumental ensembles faculty and student soloists; and audience sing…

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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The American Red Cross Blood Station in Norfolk takes blood donations each Tuesday from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm... at 105 East  Norfolk Avenue, Suite 400  (American Legion) location. For appointments call  1-800-Red Cross. Want to learn about Rapidpass or the Blood donar App? Go to  redcrossbloo…

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Friday, December 13, 2019
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The Widowed, Divorced and Separated group  will play pitch the 2nd Friday each month at the First Congregational Church fellowship hall in Norfolk (1102 West Norfolk Avenue) at 6:30 pm.  All widowed divorced or separated are welcome. For more info call Judy 371-2846 or Yvonne at 316-4931.

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Sunday, December 15, 2019
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The Norfolk VFW Post 1644 at 316 Braasch Avenue holds a All You Can Eat Breakfast each Sunday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Adults $8. 6 to 10 years $5. Age 5 and under free. Everyone welcome.

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Meals on Wheels are available in Norfolk for seniors, handicapped and those recovering from an illness. Delivered Monday through Friday. Sponsored by Community Concern. Call 379-4595 for reservations.

Monday, December 16, 2019
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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The American Red Cross Blood Station in Norfolk takes blood donations each Tuesday from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm... at 105 East  Norfolk Avenue, Suite 400  (American Legion) location. For appointments call  1-800-Red Cross. Want to learn about Rapidpass or the Blood donar App? Go to  redcrossbloo…

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Thursday, December 19, 2019
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Heritage of Bel-Air hosts a Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group. They meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at 1 PM. The group is hosted in our conference room. Open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Not necessary to know a resident at Bel-Air.

Monday, December 23, 2019
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The National Alliance on Mental Illness Recovery Support Group in Norfolk will meet on the 2nd and fourth Monday each month in the Nebraska Room at FRHS West Campus from 7 to 8:30 pm.  This group offers encouragement and hope for adults living with mental illness. For more information contac…

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
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The American Red Cross Blood Station in Norfolk takes blood donations each Tuesday from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm... at 105 East  Norfolk Avenue, Suite 400  (American Legion) location. For appointments call  1-800-Red Cross. Want to learn about Rapidpass or the Blood donar App? Go to  redcrossbloo…

Thursday, December 26, 2019
Sunday, December 29, 2019
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The Norfolk VFW Post 1644 at 316 Braasch Avenue holds a All You Can Eat Breakfast each Sunday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Adults $8. 6 to 10 years $5. Age 5 and under free. Everyone welcome.

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