Events Calendar

Wednesday, November 14

Trash to Treasure: A DIY Upcycling Workshop in Wayne

Wednesday, November 14

Toddler Time at Wayne Public Library

Toddler Time, 10 AM, stories music and play – designed for babies and toddlers.

Wednesday, November 14

Noon Marketing @ Tacos & More

 

Noon WYP @ Runza

Thursday, November 15

Plains Writers Series & Poetry Slam at Wayne State College

Nebraska poets share their works at the Wayne State College Plains Writers Series Thursday, Nov. 15.  Readings take place at 1 and 2 p.m. in the Humanities lounge.  The Plains Writers Series is an opportunity to interact with authors and hear the prose and poetry of local Great Plains writers.  Featured authors include JV Brummels, a former WSC professor; Amy Plettner, a Nebraska outdoor educator; Barbara Schmitz, emeritus instructor at Northeast College; and WSC graduate student Jake Stewart.  The readings are followed by Poetry Slam XL at 7 p.m. at the Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne.  Registration starts at 6 p.m.  Participants need four original poems and $5 to register.  All events are free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 15

7 A.M. WAED Board @ SMR

Thursday, November 15

Christmas on Main

Christmas on Main-all day, Parade of Lights 6:30 p.m., Trolley Rides, Carolers 5:30-8 p.m.

Thursday, November 15

Knitting at Wayne Public Library

Knitting 6 – 8 PM, All skill levels welcome! Questions welcome!

Thursday, November 15

Fall Senior Art Exhibit at Wayne State College

The Fall Senior Art Exhibit at Wayne State College celebrates nature with artwork by Lily Roberts of Papillion, NE and Ethan Wick of Blair, NE.  Their work seeks to spark viewer curiosity and motivation to help the planet thrive.  The show opens Thursday, November 15 with a free reception from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery in Conn Library.  The exhibit funs through January 10, 2019.  For more information, contact Andy Haslit at (402) 375-7031.

Thursday, November 15

Wayne Optimist Club Soup & Dessert Supper

Friday, November 16

10 A.M. Chamber Coffee hosted by Hasemann Funeral Home @ Majestic Theatre

 

8:30 A.M. – 3 P.M. Leadership 2.0

Friday, November 16

Hartington Lampoon’s Candlelight Christmas “A Griswold Christmas Vacation”

Friday, November 16 & Saturday, November 17

Cars-N-Carroll Craft Show

Saturday, November 17

Events at Ponca State Park

Saturday, November 17

Scout Paper Drive & Aluminum Can Recycling

Wayne and Wakefield Boy Scouts will conduct their monthly paper and aluminum can recycling drive this Saturday. Acceptable paper items include newspapers, magazines, coupons, office papers, phone books, and paperback books. Hard back books are acceptable but please remove the cover or keep them separate. Please NO PLASTIC, CARDBOARD, Trash or Items WITH A SPIRAL BINDING (PLASTIC OR METAL) mixed in with the paper. Paper items should be placed in paper grocery bags or boxes and set at the curb by 8:00 a.m. along with Aluminum cans for pick up. Recyclables for the Wayne Scouts may also be dropped off at the Scout trailer at the Transfer Station in Wayne during transfer station hours.

Saturday, November 17

First United Methodist Church of Wayne Annual Holiday Fair

Sunday, November 18

Habitat for Humanity House Dedication in Wayne

Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 18

“Dad’s Christmas Miracle” at Little Red Hen Theatre in Wakefield

Monday, November 19

An Evening of Choirs at Wayne State College

An Evening of Choirs pays tribute to love and social justice Monday, Nov. 19 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne, NE.  The 7:30 p.m. concert features the Wayne State College Concert Choir, Women’s Choir, and Madrigal Singers.  The performance memorializes suffering and loss, love, triumph, and celebration.  The inspirational Song of Triumph, by the late Siouxland composer Dale Grotenhuis, was written after his son’s death.  Two selections, composed by WSC faculty, also debut.  Servabis Pacem is a Latin motet composed by Shelly Armstrong.  In Everything, Love, composed by Matthew and Shelly Armstrong, extracts scripture passages on love.  The concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Matthew Armstrong at (402) 375-7358 or maarmst1@wsc.edu.

Monday, November 19

Wayne WIC & Immunization Clinic

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership will hold the Wayne WIC and Immunization clinic on Monday November 19th, 2018 from 9:00am – 3:30pm at the United Methodist Church 516 N Main Street Wayne, Ne.  For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call (402) 385-6300.

NENCAP’s WIC Program provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to income eligible pregnant, breast-feeding or postpartum women, infants, and children to age 5 years. Find a clinic near you at signupwic.com. *This institution is an equal opportunity provider*

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (NENCAP), headquartered in Pender, NE, is one of nine Community Action Agencies in Nebraska. NENCAP manages several different programs as determined by identified needs of residents in the 14 county service area. The Agency serves over 10,000 clients a year due to successful outreach efforts. Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (NENCAP) programs include the Commodity Supplemental Food Program; Family Services; Immunization; Weatherization; Head Start; Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition; Early Intervention Services Coordination; Healthy Families. The agency serves Knox, Antelope, Pierce, Madison, Stanton, Cuming, Thurston, Dakota, Burt, Wayne, Dixon, Cedar, Washington and Dodge counties. For more information on NENCAP programs, call 1-800-445-2505.

Tuesday, November 20

5:30 P.M. City Council

Tuesday, November 20

Food Drive at Northeast Community College

The Phi Theta Chapter, Tau Chi on the campus of Northeast Community College will be doing a food drive on Nov. 20 that will benefit the campus food pantry located in Simon Hall.

Friday, November 23

No Chamber Coffee

Friday, November 23 & Saturday, November 24

Makers Market at The Beaumont in Wayne

Live music and cocktails. Friday 5-9 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Free admission.

Sunday, November 25

Vet’s Club Monthly Breakfast 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. @ Wayne Vet’s Club

Tuesday, November 27

Book Club at Wayne Public Library

Book of the month is “The Bean Tree,” by Barbara Kingsolver pick yours up today! Discussion will be held November 27th at 6:30 PM.

Friday, November 30

10 A.M. Chamber Coffee @ Wayne Public Library

 

7 P.M. WYP @ A Christmas Carol

Friday, November 30 – Sunday, December 2

“A Christmas Carol” presented by Wayne Community Theatre.  Friday & Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for K-college (with student id)

Saturday, December 1

Wayne Coat Closet Special Opening

Sunday, December 2

Wayne State College Holiday Dinner Concert at the Beaumont

Rediscover the wonders of the holiday season during the Wayne State College Holiday Dinner Concert Sunday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. at the Beaumont Event and Concert Hall in Wayne, NE.  This event centers on the joy of friends, family, and togetherness.  The festivities feature a mouth-watering feast, a short theatrical performance, poetic readings, and musical performances by the WSC Madrigal Singers, Concert Choir, and Women’s Choir.  Ticket prices are $30 each through Nov. 19.  After Nov. 19, the per ticket price increases to $35.  Purchase tickets at wsc.universitytickets.com.  Orders are accepted through Nov. 26.  In case of inclement weather, the dinner will be rescheduled on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m.  For assistance ordering tickets, contact Dr. Melissa Derechailo at 402-375-7480 or mederec1@wsc.edu.

Monday, December 3

Jazz Band Concert at Wayne State College

Colorful, bluesy tones energize the Wayne State College Jazz Band Concert Monday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre.  The Wildcat Big Band presents new takes on jazz standards, such as Caravan, Night in Tunisia, Tuxedo Junction, and Chuck Mangione’s signature tune, Feels So Good.  The performance is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Dr. Josh Calkin at (402) 375-7599.

Tuesday, December 4

Symphonic Band and Student Conductors’ Concert at Wayne State College

Six Wayne State College students debut their conducting skills during the Symphonic Band and Student Conductors’ Concert Tuesday, Dec. 4 in Ramsey Theatre.  The 7:30 p.m. performance features contemporary works for concert band as well as a J.S. Bach Prelude and John Philip Sousa March.  Student conductors include Kathryn Aschoff of David City, NE; Joshua Fremstad of Council Bluffs, IA; Taylor Kramer of North Platte, NE; Micah Schut of Scribner, Ne; Bethany Spencer of Wayne, NE; and Vanessa VonSeggern of Pender, NE.  The concert is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact the WSC Department of Music at (402) 375-7359.

Thursday, December 6

Laurel Night of Lights

Tuesday, December 11

Adult Coloring Night at Wayne Library

Saturday, December 15

Scout Paper Drive & Aluminum Can Recycling

Wayne and Wakefield Boy Scouts will conduct their monthly paper and aluminum can recycling drive this Saturday. Acceptable paper items include newspapers, magazines, coupons, office papers, phone books, and paperback books. Hard back books are acceptable but please remove the cover or keep them separate. Please NO PLASTIC, CARDBOARD, Trash or Items WITH A SPIRAL BINDING (PLASTIC OR METAL) mixed in with the paper. Paper items should be placed in paper grocery bags or boxes and set at the curb by 8:00 a.m. along with Aluminum cans for pick up. Recyclables for the Wayne Scouts may also be dropped off at the Scout trailer at the Transfer Station in Wayne during transfer station hours.

Friday, December 21

Quilt for Careage Drawing