2015 CHRISTMAS PROGRAM:
WED, DECEMBER 18TH @ 7:00 P.M.
THE 2015 BLESSING TREE:
UNION FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IS IMPLEMENTING A NEW HOLIDAY PROGRAM TO ASSIST FAMILIES IN THE COMMUNITY WHO WOULD LIKE AN EXTRA GIFT FOR THEIR CHILDREN AGES 16 AND UNDER THIS CHRISTMAS.
AN ORNAMENT WILL BE HUNG ON THE GIVING TREE, LOCATED AT UNION FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ON THE CORNER OF 2ND AND A STREET, FOR EACH CHILD PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM. ONLY THE AGE AND GENDER OF THE CHILD, ALONG WITH INTEREST INFORMATION AND GIFT IDEAS, WILL BE NOTED ON THE ORNAMENT.
THE CHURCH IS OPEN ON SUNDAYS DURING SERVICE AND FROM 3:00 UNTIL 4:30PM. WEDNESDAY NIGHTS THE CHURCH IS OPEN FROM 6:30 TO 7:30PM FOR CHILDREN’S CHURCH. ORNAMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO CHOOSE FROM ON DECEMBER 6TH.
FAMILIES WISHING TO SPONSOR GIFTS FOR CHILDREN ARE ASKED TO FILL OUT FORM THAT CAN BE FOUND IN THE POST OFFICE AND PLACE IN THE WRAPPED BOX AT THE POST OFFICE. FAMILIES CAN COME IN AND CHOOSE ORNAMENTS DURING THE ABOVE TIMES OR CAN CONTACT PASTOR JIM CUMMINGS (402)326-9544, PHYLLIS BURBEE (402) 263-5735, OR MELISSA HANSEN (402) 598-6603 FOR ASSISTANCE AND/OR QUESTIONS.
ALL GIFTS SHOULD BE WRAPPED WITH BLESSING TREE ORNAMENTS ATTACHED AND GIVEN TO AN ORGANIZER OR PLACED UNDER THE BLESSING TREE BY THE EVENING OF THE CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16TH. THE PROGRAM BEGINS AT 6:30PM WITH REFRESHMENTS TO FOLLOW.
GIFTS WILL BE DELIVERED THE NIGHT OF DECEMBER 20TH.
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Cass County is currently in the process of updating and revising the 1994 Solid Waste Plan. The end plan will seek to provide recommendations to the County and Communities to mitigate disposal costs and increase economic benefits and opportunities through better utilizing wasted resources.
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Greenblatt & Seay and Friends will present a concert of "Train Songs" on Sunday, November 8, at 2:30 PM, downstairs in the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse. What is it about trains that so easily engages one's imagination? Find out as you tap your feet and clap your hands while listening to old and new train songs. This performance will feature the sounds of the fiddle, harmonica, whistles, banjo, guitar, and lots of vocal harmonies.
Admission is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students, and $1.00 for children. The concert will be followed by a light snack and an acoustic jam session.
GREENBLATT & SEAY UPCOMING EVENTS
We are busily planning for our last Schoolhouse Performance Series of 2015, "Train Songs". This performance will feature the sounds of the fiddle, harmonica, whistles, banjo, guitar, and lots of vocal harmonies. The concert will be followed by a light snack and an acoustic jam session.
There are still openings in Julie Lieberman's workshops here in The Old Schoolhouse, and more information about this on our web-site. She is quite a dynamic performer/teacher, and was the first human to teach jazz at Julliard!
Sunday, November 8, 2:30, Schoolhouse Performance Series, Greenblatt & Seay in "Train Songs", The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, NE
Friday, November 13, 7 PM, Julie Lyonn Lieberman Workshops (Jamming and Improvisation), The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, NE (pre-register at http://greenblattandseay.com/workshop_fiddle_lieberman.shtml)
Saturday, November 14, 9 AM, Julie Lyonn Lieberman Workshops (Gypsy Jazz and Fiddle Styles, The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, NE (pre-register at http://greenblattandseay.com/workshop_fiddle_lieberman.shtml)
Wednesday, March 9 - Friday, March 11, 9 AM - 1 PM, Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddling Camp, The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, NE (pre-register at http://www.greenblattandseay.com/schoolhouse_fiddle_camp_signup-celtic.shtml)
Sunday, March 13, 2:30 PM, Schoolhouse Performance Series, Greenblatt & Seay performing Irish Music, The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, NE