Center will hold a celebration to honor Nebraska's 150th Birthday on Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th. On Saturday the events taking place include: Run Rally, Center Car Show & Shine, Craft Show/Flea Market, Duck Races, Gathering of the Friends of Center and Movie at the Center Hall. On Sunday, Church in the Park begins at 10:00am with Rolls and Coffee to follow, there will also be Ice Cream in the Park, Cow Pie Bingo, and Parade beginning at 1:00pm.

The Ewing Full Gospel Women's Ministry will be serving Walking Tacos, Sub Sandwiches, and Root Beer Floats on June 24th from 10:00am-2:00pm during the Ewing City Wide Garage Sales.

Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Peter and Wendy" will hold performances on June 24th at 3:00pm and again at 5:30pm at the Cox Theatre on NECC Campus. For more information contact Denice at 402-371-7199.

Boots and Saddle Club will hold a horse show on June 25 at Carney Park, located south of O'Neill. Registration begins at 9:30am and the show beginnings at 10:00am. Various events include lead line, walk trot, showmanship, flag race, dummy roping, reining, poles and barrels.

The Redeemed Gospel Quartet from southern Indiana will be in concert on June 28th at 7:00pm in the Scotland South Dakota City Hall. The group is composed of two sets of brothers who sing old time southern gosepl style music in four part harmony. There is no cost to attend, but a freewill offering will be taken to help defray expenses. For more information call 605-212-9011.

The City of Norfolk will hold a "City Auction" on June 29th beginning at 4:00pm at the Norfolk Public Library. There will be various items including bikes and furniture. Proceeds will go to the City of Norfolk or the Norfolk Public Schools system. For more information contact the City of Norfolk at 402-844-2034.

Keystone Christian Academy in Norfolk, is separating their Preschool program into two sections for the 2017/2018 school year. Preschool for ages 3&4,will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00am-Noon and Pre-Kindergarten classes for ages 4&5, will be held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00am-Noon. Kindergarten classes will run from 8:00am-3:30pm for ages 5&6. Class size will be limited to ten students per class. For more information about these classes contact the school at 402-371-3531.

Lewis and Clark Lake Ministry will hold Interdenominational Church Services through Laboy Day. The meetings will be held at the Weigand Campground on the Nebraska Side each Sunday at 9:00am at the Pierson Ranch and at the Amphitheater, Lewis & Clark Recreational area in Yankton, SD at 10:30am. For further details contact Dale at 402-388-4365.

Dorsey Community Church for the summer months of June, July, and August will hold Sunday School at 10:00am and Sunday Service at 11:00am. They will not have VBS this summer. For more information contact Bruce at 402-340-4041.

Dynamite Duo and The Sparklers will perform on July 3rd at 7:00pm and again on July 4th at 2:00pm at First Baptist Church in Norfolk. The concerts will feature patriotic, sacred, Broadway, and golden oldies. Also featured will be a salute to military veterans, accordian music, sing-along and vocal numbers, costumed characters, and magnificent decorations. Doors open one hour prior to show times. The concerts are free and everyone is welcome to attend. For further details contact Carla at 402-916-9118 or carlasue97@yahoo.com

Saint Benedict Center located four miles north of Schuyler will host Sharon Doran, the teaching director of Seeking Truth Catholic Bible Study in Omaha on July 14th-15th beginning at 7:30pm. Sharon will share how to dig deeper into scripture. For more information contact the Center at 402-352-8819 or by visting the website Stbenedictcenter.com.

There will be a Italian Pasta Dinner Benefit and Auction for Michele Jarman on July 15th at the Chambers Community Center. Michele was recently diagnosed with colon cancer and this benefit will help cover medical expenses. Donations can also be sent to the Chambers State Bank.

The Hills Alive Free Outdoor Christian Music Festival will be held July 15th & 16th at Memorial Park in Downtown Rapid City. Crowder, Matthew West, Mac Powell, The Afters, Aaron Shust, Blanca, Point of Grace, and many others are scheduled to perform. More informaton is available at HillsAlive.com

His Strong Hand International/Nebraska Troop Support will host "Christmas in July, Beauty for Ashes" concert and troop supply drive on July 15th at the Knights of Columbus Hall in O'Neill from 5:00pm-8:30pm. The singing artists include: The Armouraires Quartet, Frankie Valens, Dale Kenny, Four The Cross Quartet, Bonnie Spano, and Sierra Bush. There will be lots of entertainment, food, and raffles. For more information contact Bonnie at 402-340-7594 or visit HSH-NTS.com

Zion Lutheran Church in Chamberlain will have a "Summer Celebration and Picnic" on July 16th beginning at 9:00am. Rev. Dr. Vernon Schindler will be the featured speaker. For further details visit zionchamberlain.com

Christ is King Community Church in Norfolk will hold a Vacation Bible School on July 17th-21st from 9:00am-noon. This year's theme is "Maker Fun Factory." For more information contact the church at 402-371-7455.

The O'Neill Knight of Columbus will be having a Golf Tournament on July 21st starting at 5:30pm at the O'Neill Golf Course. For more information contact Dave at 402-336-1474 or by email dchochon@gpsbanks.com.

"Couple Checkup Conference" will be taking place on July 21st-22nd at The Sanctuary in Columbus NE. Registration starts at 6:00pm with the conference beginning at 7:00pm. The featured speaker will be Ron Deal who is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Counselor. He will be sharing creative strategies, to help couples laugh and learn. This is for married, engaged, or dating couples. Childcare will be provided at no cost for the complete conference. For further details visit couplecheckupconference.com.

Matthew West, Mandisa, Unspoken, Love & The Outcome and Micah Tyler will be in concert on July 29th at the Falconwood Park in Bellevue, NE.

The Community Reformed Church in Sioux Falls, SD will host "The Voice of the Martyrs, Advance Conference" on August 12th from 9:00am-4:00pm. Some of the featured speakers include: Brother Benny, Dr. Hormoz Sharlat, Sarah Liu, Cole Richards, and Amy Shreve will provide the music. To register for free visit VOMAdvance.com or call 800-747-0085.

Colton Dixon will be in concert on August 12th in Papillion. He will perform after the Omaha Storm Chasers Faith & Family Night baseball game.

For King and Country will be in concert in Aberdeen, SD on August 16th at 8:00pm at the Brown County Fair. Further details can be found at forkingandcountry.com

Special Youth Challenge (SYC) will hold their "Family Fun Days" on Saturday, August 26th from 9:00am-6:00pm and Sunday, August 27th from 8:00am-4:00pm at Camp Witness near Long Pine. There will be many events including: 5 Stand Sporting Clays, 3D Archery Course, Fast Draw Competition, Trap Shoot, Camo Canyon Challenge, and more. There will also be a Silent Auction from Noon-6:00pm, along with an Evening Meal at 5:00pm all taking place on Saturday. On Sunday there will be a Free Pancake Feed from 8:00am-10:00am with a community Church Service to follow. For more information call 402-832-5979.

CityFest will be held August 26th-27th at Canaries Stadium in Sioux Falls. CityFest intends to honor business leaders, employees for service, as well as Church, Government, Law Enforcement, and Fire/Rescue workers for their service to the community. The Newsboys and Jeremy Camp will also be performing. There will be children, youth, and family activites. Further details can be found at lifelight.org/sdfestival

For King and Country will be in concert at this year's Nebraska State Fair. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on August 31st at the Heartland Event Center in Grand Island. More information is available at etix.com

First Christian Church in Norfolk will feature the "Beth Moore-Living Proof Live Simulcast" on September 30th at 9:30am. Beth will share about the wonder of Christ on the winding road we call life. The cost for the Simulcast before August 13th is $20 per person, after the 13th the cost increases to $25. For more information contact the church at 402-371-5734.

Grief Share is a 13-week seminar and support group for those experiencing grief and loss. It will be held at seven p.m. every Thursday at the Discovery Church in Yankton. The church is located at 205 West 3rd Street. Grief Share features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. For more information call 605-689-2211.

A new AL-ANON group will be meeting at seven p.m. every Wednesday night at the NAPA auto parts store in O'Neill. AL-ANON is a support group for relatives and friends of alcoholics and drug abusers. The group shares their personal experiences to solve their common problems. For more information call Jennifer at 402-340-8956.

Servant Hearts Clinic, a free, Christ centered medical clinic will be open from 5:30 p.m. until eight p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at 232 Capitol Street in Yankton. The clinic is for urgent care conditions and provides care for physical, mental health, emotional, and spiritual issues. For more information call 605-760-2986 or send an email to ServantHeartsClinic@gmail.com.

The American Red Cross will be accepting donations at various locations across our listening area. For a compete list of those donation sites visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-RED-CROSS.