Hometown Happenings

10/23/2019 – HOT HOMETOWNS on KK93

State Cross Country this Friday in Kearney, boys run at 3:00.  Qualifiers are Connor Arens and Gabriel Potts

Women’s Day (it’s for men, too) is this Saturday, October 26th from 9am to 2pm at the Crofton City Auditorium. Free will donation, huge array of exhibits representing areas of food, fashion, home decor, and more. Walking tacos will be available for lunch. All proceeds for this event benefit the Crofton American Legion Auxiliary.

Crofton Assisted Living Committee’s Living History Fundraiser is this Saturday, October 26th at 6pm. Tickets will be sold at the door starting at 5:30 pm. Come hear part of Crofton’s history from historical enactments from Crofton’s past. The tour begins and ends at Lewis & Clark Pulley Museum in downtown Crofton. A full meal will be served.

Thursday, October 31st is Halloween, and the Crofton Community Club along with our in town businesses have our annual downtown trick or treat after school until 5pm. Bring your little ghosts, goblins, princesses, and super heroes in costume to trick or treat safely in downtown Crofton. We ask that you avoid driving and parking on W 2nd St and Main Street during that time, and if you do have to drive here, please drive with caution.

October Fest at the Crofton City Auditorium October 31st from 5pm to 6:30pm with candy, games, and prizes. This is a free event.

Save local lives. Crofton Community Blood Drive Wednesday, November 6th from 12:45 to 5:15pm at the Crofton Auditorium. Schedule your lifesaving appointment online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800-287-4903.

Crofton Senior Center News:
~The Crofton Senior Center is having a Painting Party on Saturday, October 26th. It’s not a wine and canvas – it’s more like a snack and a wall. They are requesting volunteers to help move furniture at 9am (donuts and coffee will be provided), and then help to tape and trim to paint. Pizza will be provided for lunch. Please call the senior center to let Mary know you can help.
~Lunch is served at noon Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
~Dinner is served at six Thursday
~Every Monday & Friday – 1-3 BINGO!
~Third Wednesday of every month – Birthday Bingo & Cake
~Every week day – coffee, socializing, cards, puzzles
Some dates to remember:
~Thur Oct 24 – BP Clinic provided by USD Nursing Students 5:30
~Wed Oct 30 – Flu Shots here at the Sr. Center – please call and let Mary know you want to be on the list so they know how much to bring!
~Thur Oct  31 – HALLOWEEN! Wear your costume to dinner!
~Sun Nov 3 – PANCAKE BREAKFAST 8:30-12:30
~Thur Nov 7 – Ruth Vonderohe with SHIIP, help with Medicare Part D 3-7:30 – please call to reserve a time
~Sat Nov 23 – OPEN HOUSE! Baked goods/snacks/appetizer sale! CENTERPIECE CONTEST & SILENT AUCTION!  For the open house, the Senior Center will be having a Thanksgiving Centerpiece Contest. Get your artistic cap on and bring in a handmade centerpiece by Friday, November 15th, and people can vote on them before the open house. $1 per vote. The centerpieces will then be sold in a silent auction. All proceeds will go to further the mission of the Senior Center.

Here is what is happening at St. Rose School;
~Friday, October 25th – No School – Fall Break
~Tuesday, October 29th – Picture Retake Day
~Wednesday, October 30th – Final Home JH Volleyball Game @ 3:00 vs. Creighton
~Thursday, November 7th – JH Wrestling @ Battle Creek
~Thursday, November 14 – JH Wrestling @ Ponca
~Thursday, November 21 – JH Wrestling @ Plainview

Crofton Community School – schedule
Wednesday, Oct. 23 – FCCLA District Leadership Conference

Jolene Steffen Gallery Open House Saturday November 2nd and Sunday November 3rd, from 10am to 6pm. All are invited to Jolene’s rural home art gallery and studio where she creates and displays original oil and watercolor paintings and prints. She captures local landscapes, animals, people, floral and fauna of the Missouri River valley in Northeast Nebraska and Southeast South Dakota.

Crofton High Band:
November 4th – The band will be hosting Buck Burger Night at Sports Stop in Crofton.
Mark your Calendars for January 31st Battle of the Bands!

Holy Family Parish Fall Breakfast in Wynot, Ne, Oct 27th 2019 from 9am to 1pm. Adults $9.00 Kids (6-12) $6.00 and kids 5 and under eat FREE!!

Main Street Treasures is a non-profit thrift store operated by volunteers. The store sells clothing, housewares, small furniture, small appliances, lawn & garden items, toys, baby stuff, hunting accessories, and other items. Proceeds benefit the Crofton area. Main Street Treasures is open Wednesdays 10am to 8pm, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am to 6pm, Saturdays 10am to 2pm, and the first Sunday of the month 10am to 1pm.

Crofton Community Club Bucks make GREAT gifts for teachers, pastors, employees, grown children, & friends! They can be redeemed at any of our member locations, keeping dollars right here in our community. A full list of members are available on our website www.crofton-nebraska.com. Please call ahead to order: Larry Cooper at Farmers & Merchants State Bank. 402-388-4344. These “Bucks” work just like a check and cannot be redeemed for cash, so it is best to order in small increments of $10-$20

The Crofton Community Club is always looking for individuals and businesses to strive for the future of Crofton. Dues are reasonable and help support activities in and around the Crofton area. Visit our website or like us on Facebook and print off a new member form, or ask a current member for information. We would love to add you or your business to our list of members! Please download the PDF membership form for both individuals/couples and businesses – HERE

Erin Dennis

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