Events Calendar

Monday, October 12 – Wednesday, October 21

Eight Dimensions of Wellness Event for Wayne State College Students

Day 1: Oct. 12 – Introduction of Wellness and Resources – Emotional Wellness – Counselor Jayne Halsey in Frey Conference Suite at 7 p.m.

Day 2: Oct. 13 – Financial Wellness – Business Major – Dr. Jeryl Nelson in Frey Conference Suite at 7 p.m.

Day 3: Oct. 14 – Intellectual Wellness – Art Major – Dr. Carolyn Albracht in Frey Conference Suite at 7 p.m.

Day 4: Oct. 15 – Vocational Wellness – Jason Barelman in Frey Conference Suite at 6:30 p.m.

Day 5: Oct. 16 – Social Wellness –SAB Member in Niobrara Room at 7 p.m.

Day 6: Oct. 19 – Physical Wellness – Dr. Barbara Engebretsen in Frey Conference Suite at 7 p.m. – Angela Nuss with Yoga/Meditation at 7:30 p.m.

Day 7: Oct. 20 – Environmental Wellness – Counselor Tabetha Waggoner in Frey Conference Suite at 7 p.m.

Day 8: Oct. 21 – Spiritual Wellness – Savannah Hearn in Frey Conference Suite at 7 p.m.

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Wednesday, October 21

Blood Drive in Wayne

Wayne Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM at Wayne Fire Department, 510 Tomar Drive.

To help ensure the safety of blood donors and team members during this COVID-19 pandemic, LifeServe is enforcing several precautionary measures. Appointments are required. Donors who do not have an appointment will not be able to give blood. Blood donors should pre-screen themselves for fever prior to appointments. Only donors with temperatures under 99.5 will be allowed to donate. Blood donors are required to wear a mask for the duration of their appointment. Donors who do not have masks will be provided with one.

Appointments are required. Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903.

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Wednesday, October 21

Blood Drive in Ponca

Ponca High School and Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM at Ponca High School, 505 3rd Street.

To help ensure the safety of blood donors and team members during this COVID-19 pandemic, LifeServe is enforcing several precautionary measures. Appointments are required. Donors who do not have an appointment will not be able to give blood. Blood donors should pre-screen themselves for fever prior to appointments. Only donors with temperatures under 99.5 will be allowed to donate. Blood donors are required to wear a mask for the duration of their appointment. Donors who do not have masks will be provided with one.

Appointments are required. Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903.

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Wednesday, October 21

Blood Drive in Laurel

LCC High School and Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM at Laurel –  Concord High School, 502 Wakefield.

To help ensure the safety of blood donors and team members during this COVID-19 pandemic, LifeServe is enforcing several precautionary measures. Appointments are required. Donors who do not have an appointment will not be able to give blood. Blood donors should pre-screen themselves for fever prior to appointments. Only donors with temperatures under 99.5 will be allowed to donate. Blood donors are required to wear a mask for the duration of their appointment. Donors who do not have masks will be provided with one.

Appointments are required. Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903.

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Wednesday, October 21

Plains Writers Series at Wayne State College

Jim Reese is the featured author at the Plains Writers Series Wednesday, October 21 at Wayne State College. Readings begin at 4 p.m. via Zoom. You can find the Zoom link at wscpress.com. Reese is associate professor at Mount Marty University in Yankton, SD. His prose and poetry have earned several awards. Reese is the author of These Trespasses, ghost on 3rd, Really Happy! and Bone Chalk. Dancing Room Only is anticipated in 2021. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year to celebrate the prose and poetry of Great Plains Writers. For more information, contact Chad Christensen at 402-375-7118.

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Friday, October 23

10 A.M. Chamber Coffee OPEN

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Friday, October 23 – Friday, November 13

Gift for Kids Applications

The Gifts for Kids applications are available for families in need living in Wayne and the immediate surrounding communities, must be income eligible.  The due date for the application return is Friday November 13th.

If someone has questions they can call Kathy Berry at 402-375-3066  Gifts for Kids Coordinator.

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Friday, October 23

Northeast Community College & Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce to Host NE Chamber Fall Forum

The Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce and Northeast Community College invite business and manufacturing leaders across the college’s 20-county service area to participate in the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Fall Forum.

The event will be held on Wed., Oct. 23, at 8 a.m., through a Zoom webinar. There is no cost to attend. Featured speakers include Nebraska Chamber President Bryan Slone, Blueprint Nebraska President Jim Smith, Northeast Community College President Leah Barrett, and state legislators and legislative candidates in 2020.

Named “Straight Talk with State Leaders,” this year’s fall forums are designed to inspire community dialogue on economic development and workforce needs unique to each region. They also provide a forum for state and local chamber members to engage directly with local state legislators and legislative candidates as the 2020 General Election approaches.

To register for the Chamber’s Fall Forum, go online to web.nechamber.com/events. The forum may be viewed at https://web.nechamber.com/events/Fall%20Forum%20%20Northeast%20Community%20College-127/details

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Saturday, October 24

9 A.M. – 12 P.M. Wayne Farmers Market @ Wayne County Courthouse

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Tuesday, October 27

Men’s Senior Golf in Pender @ 10 A.M.

Wednesday, October 28

Noon Ambassadors @ Tacos & More

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Wednesday, October 28

Blood Drive in Randolph

Randolph High School and Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM at Randolph High School, 207 N Pierce Street.

To help ensure the safety of blood donors and team members during this COVID-19 pandemic, LifeServe is enforcing several precautionary measures. Appointments are required. Donors who do not have an appointment will not be able to give blood. Blood donors should pre-screen themselves for fever prior to appointments. Only donors with temperatures under 99.5 will be allowed to donate. Blood donors are required to wear a mask for the duration of their appointment. Donors who do not have masks will be provided with one.

Appointments are required. Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903.

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Thursday, October 29

7:45 A.M. Ag Task Force @ Tacos & More

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Thursday, October 29

Faculty Tuba Recital at WSC

Music by Friends, with Friends debuts five world premiere compositions Thursday, October 29 at Wayne State College. Dr. Josh Calkin’s Faculty Tuba Recital takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public and will be livestreamed at www.wsc.edu/watch-live. Calkin performs solo and with friends adding the sounds of a marimba, a saxophone quartet, piano, and electronica. Compositions are by personal friends, with three written specifically fo5r Calkin. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at 402-375-7359.

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Thursday, October 29

Remastered Nosferatu Haunts the Majestic Theatre Just in Time for Halloween

Channel your inner goth for a 7 p.m. showing of Nosferatu Thursday, October 29 at the Majestic Theatre. The theatre, along with the Wayne State College Media Club, encourages attendees to dress goth style in celebration of Halloween. The movie is free and masks are required except when seated. The 1922 horror film is an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and recounts the story of Count Orlok, a vampire spreading pestilence and death in pursuit of a young woman with “a lovely neck.” The silent film and orchestral score has been remastered for modern cinema. For more information, contact Dr. Michael White at 402-375-7595.

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Friday, October 30

10 A.M. Chamber Coffee OPEN

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Saturday, October 31

Early Bird Omelet Feed in Emerson 

Saturday, October 31

Trunk or Treat/Aaron’s Park Grand Opening in Emerson  

Saturday, October 31 – Sunday, November 1

1st Annual Tri-County Gun Show in Emerson 

Wednesday, November 4

Duet Recital at Wayne State College

The concert, Singing into the Void, is available via livestream only at the Wayne State College website Wednesday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. Set in Ley Theatre sans audience, the livestream is accessible at www.wsc.edu/watch-live. The duet features Dr. Sarah Farr, mezzo-soprano and professor of voice at Wayne State College; and Stewart Cramer, tenor and vocal director at Northeast Community College. Repertoire covers sacred text, lovely melodies, and amusing theatrical pieces. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at 402-375-7359.

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Thursday, November 5

Dr. Karl Kolbeck Faculty Recital at Wayne State College

Dr. Karl Kolbeck’s Faculty Clarinet Recital on Thursday, November 5 is a musical interpretation of the dream world. The 7:30 p.m. performance takes place in Ramsey Theatre at Wayne State College. This concert is free and open to the public and will be livestreamed at www.wsc.edu/watch-live. Selections include Night Fantasy by Dorothy Rudd Moore, Memorable Hallucinations 3 by Deniz B. Turan, Dream Sonatina by Brian Balmages, and Gelato per Dio by Rick Sowash. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at 402-375-7359.

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Monday, November 9

Honors Recital at Wayne State College

Wayne State College Department of Music celebrates excellence in music during an Honors Recital Monday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public and will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. The program is accessible by selecting the event from the Music Events list at www.wsc.edu/music. If patrons are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 they should remain at home and watch the livestreamed performance.

The Honors Recital recognizes student talent demonstrating the highest performance level in selected voice or instrument. Faculty members nominate diligent students who have made significant progress based on private study lessons.

For more information, contact the WSC Department of Music at (402) 375-7359.

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Monday, November 9

Brass & Percussion Concert at Wayne State College

Musical diversity underscores the Wayne State College Brass and Percussion concert Monday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre. The Brass Knuckles Quintet performs a medley of jazz, Renaissance, Baroque, and twentieth century classical pieces. The percussion ensembles mix castanets with congas on the salsa groove of Bongito by Brian Slawson and a duck call with various whistles on the famed Alvin and Chipmunks song Witch Doctor by Ross Bagdasarian. The concert is free and open to the public and will be livestreamed at www.wsc.edu/watch-live. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at 402-375-7359.

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Wednesday, November 11

Mariachi y Oro and String Ensemble Concert at Wayne State College

The Wayne State College Mariachi Negro y Oro and String Ensemble perform in concert Wednesday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre. The Mariachi group presents traditional Mexican folk music and the String Ensemble presents a mix of expressive and melodic repertoire. The concert is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at 402-375-7359.

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Friday, November 13

Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Concert at Wayne State College

The Wayne State College Woodwind Chamber Ensembles perform Friday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at 402-375-7359.

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