The AroundTown section of the Clipper-Herald is to notify the public of upcoming events and to publicize pertinent information from individuals, groups or service organizations.

PEOPLE

The family of Dick and Thelma Hald of Curtis is suggesting a card shower to celebrate the Halds’ 60th wedding anniversary on June 16, 2019. Cards may be sent to Dick and Thelma Hald, 217 Crook Ave. No. 3, Curtis, NE 69025.

The children of Mary Ann Schinzel are requesting a card shower for her 80th birthday on June 19. Cards may be sent to her at: 2110 30th Ave., Unit #11, Kearney, NE 68845.

The family of former Lexington residents, Dann and Pat Sharp, is suggesting a card shower in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary on June 28. Cards may be sent to Dann and Pat Sharp, 5820 Ave. N, No. 20, Kearney, NE 68847.

Bob Millikan, former Lexington resident and businessman for many years, will celebrate his 95th birthday with an open house Saturday, July 6, 2019. The event will be at the Lexington Public Library meeting room, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Your presence will be his treasured gift. If unable to attend, cards may be sent to him at 312 Sicily, Ravenna, NE 68869.

HAPPENINGS

The Nebraska Passport books are available at the Clipper-Herald office, 114 West 5th, Lexington.

Miller Dances: All dances start at 7 p.m. Bring finger food and snacks. June 15: Curt and Friends: Curt, Nate, Friends, June 22: Ray Mullen. June 29: Top Shelf Country: Doug, Barb, Larry, Larry, Randy.

The 2019 Welcome Back, Orange and Black Alumni Parade will be Saturday, June 15, at 10:00 a.m. downtown Lexington. Honored classes, businesses, churches, civic groups and individuals are welcome to participate. Call the chamber office at (308) 324-5504 for a registration form or email cynthia@lexcoc.com.

The 128th Annual Lexington Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Lexington High School west gym. All classes ending in “9” will be recognized but everyone is welcome to come. Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased at U-Save Gifts. If you have questions please call Brian Edeal, president at 308-325-2007 or Marilyn (Kleint) Hueftle, secretary at 308-746-1743.

Lexington Area Christian Women’s Connection will meet for a brunch Tuesday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m. at Kirk’s Restaurant, I-80 & Hwy 283. Jeremy Koch of Natural Escapes will be the special feature and Kathleen Bishop of Lodi, Wis., will be the speaker with the topic “Friendships are Forever.” For reservations or cancellations by noon June 17, call Sheri Giesbrecht, 308-320-0952 or Teresa Lanman, 308-324-8386. Transportation offered by request, nursery provided by reservation.

The Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce will be open Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and Fridays from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Parent-Child Center is seeking volunteers to help sort the many donations we receive. Please contact the office at 308-324-2336 for more information on how you can help.

The Dawson County Democrats meet at 10:30 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Wilson Public Library in Cozad, located at 910 Meridian Ave.

WIC Clinic Sites, Dawson County: Lexington – Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska Building, 931 W. 7th St., Tuesday through Thursday the first 4 full weeks for each month. Call 308-324-6212 for an appointment. Gothenburg – American Lutheran Church, 1512 Ave. G, Monday, July 8, Monday, Aug. 12, Monday, Sept. 16. Cozad – Parkview Building, 120 E. 9th, Monday, July 22, Monday, Aug. 5, Monday, Sept. 9.

Events at the Lexington Grand Generation Center - Public Bingo on Mondays at 7 p.m. Must be 18 to play. For questions call 308-324-2498. Homemade Pretzel Baking on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. Cost to purchase pretzels is .50/pretzel, $6.00/dozen. Purchase and/or come help roll.

RYDE Transit - Public Transportation is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule a ride in Dawson County or Lexington call 308-324-3670. Public Transportation is easy to ride and open to everyone.

The Glenn Hawks Service Building, 801 West Vine, will offer disposal of trash the third Saturday of the following months: June 15, July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 21, 8 a.m. to noon. There are recycling bins for cardboard, plastic and paper. There is a one dollar charge for appliances. Hazardous Waste materials will NOT be accepted and NO construction debris, such as shingles, drywall or concrete. Tree limbs, grass and garden debris must go to the Compost site on East Walnut. Fines will be issued for those disposing of furniture, mattresses or wood. This service is for Lexington residents only!

Lexington Public Schools Summer Food Program

High School, 705 W 13th, use door 1

June 4 - June 28, Monday - Thursday

Breakfast 7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Middle School, 1100 N Washington

June 4 - June 28, Monday - Thursday

Breakfast 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Lunch 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Morton Elementary School, 505 S Lincoln

June 4 – June 29, Monday - Friday

Breakfast 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Sandoz Elementary School, 1711 N Erie

June 4 - June 29, Monday - Friday

Breakfast 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Pershing Elementary School, 1104 N Tyler

June 4 - June 29, Monday - Friday

Breakfast 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

PUBLIC LIBRARies

Register now for the Children’s Summer Reading program at the Lexington Public Library. Visit the Children’s desk to register and to pick up a calendar of events. Join us for a “Universe of Stories” this summer!

The Lexington Public Library will host Stephanie Grace Whitson presenting” Stories in Stone” on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. The program will be a virtual “cemetery walk” illuminating the poignant, unexpected, and sometimes humorous “stories in stone” found in pioneer cemeteries. This program is sponsored by the Lexington Community Foundation.

The Lexington Public Library’s “Novel Stitchers” meets on Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. If you enjoy stitching--knitting, crocheting, quilting, cross stitch, needlepoint, or have another portable stitching project--join us at the library for two hours of stitching and visiting. We will meet on Tuesdays, May 28 and June 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Library Board Room. We would love to have you join us.

The Wilson Public Library has weekly drop in Story Time on Mondays from 5:30-6:00 pm and Fridays from 11:00-11:30 am. Join us for a story followed by a craft or activity. For preschool ages 3-6 with an adult. Toddler Times are Fridays from 10:15-10:45. Enjoy a story and time with other toddlers. For ages 0-2 with an adult. No registration required.

LEXINGTON GRAND GENERATION CENTER

Exercise room is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Every Sunday the Center is available for rent.

Monday

10:00 a.m. - FROG

12:45 p.m. - I’ve Got It

3:00 p.m. - Strength Training

7:00 p.m. - Public Bingo

Tuesday

10:00 a.m. - Craft

12:45 p.m. - Pinochle and Pool

1:00 p.m. - Pretzels and Foot Clinic

Wednesday

9:30 a.m. - Pool T - Broken Bow

10:00 a.m. - Exercise

12:45 p.m. - Cards

1:00 p.m. - FROG

2:30-3:30 p.m. - Cookies

3:00 p.m. - Strength Training

LEXINGTON GRAND GENERATION CENTER MENU

Homemade bread everyday. Choice of skim, 2% or chocolate milk. No reservations needed except for large groups. Serving time: 11:30 a.m.

Monday

Meatloaf, Red Diced Potatoes, Mixed Veggies, OJ Cups

Tuesday

Sweet/Sour Chicken, Tri Tot, Corn Broccoli Casserole, Pineapple

Wednesday

Mushroom Steak, Au-Gratin Potatoes, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Apple Slices

ORGANIZATIONS

AA/NA: open meeting Friday nights at 7 p.m. at Plum Creek Mall at Two Bridges Counseling, 513 N. Grant St., Suite 3a, Lexington.

Westside Group: AA/NA open meeting on Monday and Wednesday nights at separate locations at 8 p.m. Monday night meetings at First Christian Church, 1206 N. Erie St. in Lexington. Wednesday nights at Community Health Center (west of hospital) 1600 W. 13th St. in Lexington.

AA Elwood: at 8 p.m. on Sundays at United Methodist Church, 601 Rush in Elwood. Contact: 785-3567 (Tom).

Al-Anon meets Mondays, 8 p.m. at the LexChristian Church, 13th & Erie; Thursdays, noon at Grace Lutheran Church, 105 E. 17th, use office door. For more information call 308-651-0143, 308-324-2288.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings, non-smoking: at noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at St. Ann’s Catholic Church basement, 301 E. Sixth St.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings, non-smoking - Smithfield: At 8 p.m. on Thursdays at Hope Lutheran Church, 74098 Road 436 in Smithfield. Call 785-3567 or 472-3376.

American Legion in Lexington meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles.

Celebrate Recovery: a 12-step, anonymous program helping participants overcome any hurts, habits, addictions or hang-ups. Meets at 6:30 p.m. on Fridays at Parkview Baptist Church’s Refuge (Parkview South Campus), 1105 Park St.. Contact: 308-324-4410.

Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska Public Immunization Clinic, 1st & 3rd Mondays every month: Open 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. by appointment at 931 West 7th St., Lexington. Clinics serve ages 2 months - 18 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult, previous vaccination records required. Contact 308-865-1352 ext. 143.

Dawson/Gosper County CASA: seeking Volunteers. CASA Volunteers are everyday people from all walks of life, who advocate through the court system in the interests of children. Contact 324-7364.

Grupo Lexington AA (Spanish Speaking) open meeting Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 11 p.m., at 114 West 6th St. in Lexington.

The Lexington Lions Club meets the 4th Monday every month at the Lexington Grand Generation Center.

Lexington Rotary Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at Lexington Public Library at noon. For more information or to join call 308-325-7006.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Meetings are held the second Thursday each month at 2 p.m. in the education room at the Community Health & Fitness Center (1600 W. 13th, Lexington) For more information contact Dixie Menke at 308-325-5350 or 308-784-4022 or Brenda Bierman at 308-324-2523 or 308-325-9216.

SMART Recovery meets at St. Peter’s in the Valley Episcopal Church, 905 East 13th St., Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m., Saturdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Survivors of Suicide Support Group meets every second Monday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1616 W. 39th St., in Kearney. For more information contact Carol Rowedder at 308-237-2635.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.