|Service Academy Open House In Grand Island|
The 2014 Third District Service Academy Open House will take place on Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. – 1 pm, in Grand Island at Central Community College’s Grand Island Campus in the Health Sciences 500 Building (3134 W Highway 34, Grand Island). The event will help young people in Nebraska learn more about the U.S. Service Academies and other opportunities for military service.
|Hastings Public Schools Informational Meetings|
The Hastings Public Schools will have four informational meetings for the Elementary Bond Election coming up in May. Dates and locations are listed below.
|South Central Nebraska Children's Chorale 20th Reunion Concert|
The South Central Nebraska Children's Chorale 20th Reunion Concert will be on Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.
|Hero Flight BBQ Fundraiser|
The Buffalo County Hero Flight BBQ Fundraiser will be held on Sunday April 27th from 11 A.M to 2 P.M. at 46th St. & 2nd Ave. in Kearney.
|Hastings Community Theatre Presents Bittersweet Comedy "The Miss Firecracker Contest"|
Hastings Community Theatre’s third presentation of the 2013-2014 season is the thoroughly delightful comedy, The Miss Firecracker Contest, an explosively funny play that demonstrates the rich lodes of humor -- and simple wisdom -- in the zany activities of small-town life.
|Horizon Recovery Spring Growth Experience|
Horizon Recovery & Counseling Center and The Unity Houses present the Spring New Growth Experience 2014. It will feature testimonials of clients from the past on Monday, April 28th.
|Hastings to Host First Ever Local Day of Giving|
The Hastings Community Foundation will host the first-ever “Give Hastings Day” on May 1st. This 24-hour online giving event will raise funds for non-profits in the Hastings area. Donors will connect to charitable causes that they care about through a single online donation platform. The campaign will encourage people to learn more about giving opportunities in the area and take action. Physical locations will also be advertised as collection sites for donations. An online tally will encourage friendly competition between the non- profit organizations and individual donors. Prizes and bonus money will incentivize donors to visit the site throughout the day and give multiple times to a variety of causes. The mission of the Hastings Community Foundation is to support community needs through the promotion and management of charitable giving. This event will celebrate contributions of all levels. The Foundation has received matching dollars for the event from local sources and sources outside of the community. If your non-profit organization is interested in participating in this online fundraising event email firstname.lastname@example.org. For event updates follow the event on Facebook at “Give Hastings Day” or at hastingscommunityfoundation.org.
|Go Big Give Day for Hall Hamilton Merrick and Howard Counties|
Go Big GIVE is a 24-hour, online giving event organized by the Grand Island Community Foundation and Heartland United Way to grow philanthropy in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick counties. Matching funds and prize money will be made available to amplify charitable donations. The goal is to inspire the community to come together for 24-hours to donate as many charitable dollars as possible to support the work of local nonprofit organizations. More information at GoBigGive.org/
|“Fuddy Meers” to serve as final Hastings College Theatre production of the year|
As its final production of the 2013-2014 academic year, the Hastings College Theatre Arts Department will offer “Fuddy Meers” by David Lindsey-Abaire. Students will perform this black comedy at 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, May 1-3 and at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 4 in Scott Studio Theatre (806 N. Turner Ave.)
|April Showers bring May EMPOWERment to Women in Hastings|
The 26th Annual Adams County YWCA Tribute To Women Award Celebration will be held Thursday May 8th at Lochland Country Club. Social Hour 6:30pm, Ceremony 7:00pm. Tickets $35.00.
|Hastings Downtown Do the Brew|
The 4th Annual Downtown Do The Brew is on Saturday, May 3, 2014, 4 to 8pm at the Hastings City Auditorium in Downtown Hastings. Downtown “DO THE BREW” is a craft beer tasting event featuring over 100 craft beers from more than 40 different state, regional and national breweries. The purpose of the event is to bring the unique taste of craft beers to South Central Nebraska residents and raise money for the Hastings Community Arts Council. This year there will be live music by The Belairs playing a danceable mix with an authentic but eclectic bluesy-country-soul-and-rock-n-roll sound influenced by the likes of Wilson Picket, Slim Harpo, Howlin’ Wolf and Johnny Cash. Good Samaritan Village will be offering a complimentary ride home after the event. Tickets are $25 in advance and can be purchased at Downtown Do The Brew
|Nebraska Wine and Jazz Festival|
Mark your calendar for the Nebraska Wine and Jazz Festival on May 9 & 10. Enjoy outstanding Nebraska jazz musicians, purchase your favorite wine and accessories at the Wine Store and enjoy delicious foods from local restaurants. The first 3,000 attendees receive a keepsake souvenir glass. Attendees receive a souvenir glass and tasting tickets to sample Nebraska wines and unique ales from a local microbrewery. Friday, May 9 5pm- 11pm and Saturday, May 10 5pm-11pm. Tickets cost $25 Per Day. Purchase tickets at the door or online. Ages 21 or older will be admitted with I.D. Buy Tickets
|Golf Tournament to benefit Good Samaritan Society - Kearney|
The 2nd annual Good Samaritan Society – Kearney Championship Series Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, May 30th at 1 p.m. at Awarii Dunes 592 S. Road, Kearney, NE Support residents while golfing at an exclusive club that received rave reviews from four national golf publications within months of opening its doors There will be tee prizes and door prizes for all participants. Your support will help the Good Samaritan Society centers in Kearney purchase modern medical equipment, complete center updates and provide spiritual enrichment opportunities. $90/person or $360/team Register Here