Eddie, Ellie, and Nanny enjoying the beautiful day at Garfield Park for Summer Reading.
It is hard to believe it is almost time for school to start again. The Plattsmouth Elementary School will reopen on Monday, August 18, for grades 1 and above with the kindergartners starting on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. Middle School grades 5-9 will report on Friday, August 15, 2008.
The Plattsmouth Public Library has two big events on Saturday, August 2, 2008. The first event is our popular Mentor With An Artist program featuring Kari McCollum teaching basics of cake decorating. The program is free and open to kids age 8 and above. Pre registration is required, please call Kirsten at 296-4154.
The latest Stephanie Meyers book, “Breaking Dawn”, is the feature
of a book release party also on Saturday, August 2, from 1:00 p.m. to
2:00 p.m. in the library auditorium. We will be giving away two
copies of the new book as prizes. Pre registration is not necessary
for this event and it is also free! So come on down for a “hauntingly”
good time to celebrate the last book in this very popular series.
The Nebraska Repertory Theater is presenting “The Cripple of Inishmaan” by Martin McDonagh along with two other plays for their current season. Please visit their website @ http://www.unl.edu/rep for more information on showtimes and ticket availability. Performances are held at the Howell Memorial Theatre and Studio Theatre are both located on the First Floor of the Temple Building, 12th & R Streets in Lincoln.
The Cass County Fair will be the dates of Wednesday, August 6 through Sunday, August 10, 2008 in Weeping Water. Among the activities are live bands on Friday and Saturday nights, Tractor Pulls, and the annual Saturday Night Parade. So get your entries ready and be ready to join in the fun at the new Cass County Fairgrounds!
The Missouri River Bridge at Plattsmouth is coming along nicely and actually ahead of schedule for completion in November. This is very exciting news and we are all looking forward to seeing the new safer, more secure bridge for easier crossings into Iowa.