|Hastings College Music to host Jill Anderson’s Celtic Cabaret|
Start celebrating St. Patrick’s Day early with Celtic music! The Hastings College Department of Music will host Jill Anderson,as she performs her Celtic Cabaret, a sampling of Irish music, history, poetry, storytelling and humor. The concert is scheduled for Tuesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Perkins Auditorium in Fuhr Hall (723 E. 9th St.). The performance is free and open to the public.
|Hastings School Bond Informational Program|
Mr. Craig Kautz, Superintendent of Hastings Public Schools will present an informational program on the bond issue to remodel and update 5 elementary schools in the district.
|"Evening of the Arts" fund raiser|
Campus Lutheran in Kearney will be hosting an "Evening of the Arts" fund raiser at the World Theater, downtown Kearney, March 16. The proceeds go to support programing and services provided by Campus Lutheran to the students at UNK. As a campus ministry we provide peace, rest and guidance to all we serve, a sanctuary for life, creating and nurturing Christians of tomorrow, today.
|Saddle Up With Sophie|
Saddle up to help a little girl! Come join us at the Lazy K Arena in Grand Island March 16th 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for some fun for everyone! The Lazy K Arena is hosting a benefit for Sophie Weakly. Sophie was diagnosed with type one diabetes in 2013 and was hospitalized for 3 days. She currently receives insulin injections 4 to 5 times a day and gets a finger poke to check her blood sugar between 6-10 times per day. Insulin is not a "fix all" it is only treatment and diabetes still takes a toll on her physically and emotionally. On January 2, 2014 she lost her daddy and her mommy lost her husband very unexpectedly.
|Hastings Kiwanis Pancake Day|
Kiwanis Pancake Day is Thursday, March 20th 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Hastings City Auditorium.
|CALIFORNIA DREAMING COMING TO THE RED CLOUD OPERA HOUSE|
Take a musical journey through the time when folk music met rock music and gave birth to an explosion of music that was danceable, singable and oh so romantic when the Red Cloud Opera House presents the national tour of California Dreaming.
|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.