February 17, 2010
Cedar Rapids community will be hosting its annual Toma Rutten Memorial Polar Dip this Saturday, Feb. 20, at Mel’s Landing on the banks of the Cedar River.
The bonfire will be lit at 2 p.m., and all comers will be invited to take their plunge into the Cedar River.
After the Polar Dip, in the Legion Hall, a soup supper and Chili Cook-Off, with celebrity judges, will be held. Later that evening, a Singing Bee and Dance will be held.
February 9, 2010
Albion Area Arts Council will present a Valentine’s dinner and concert on Sunday, Feb. 14 at the Albion Country Club.
Dinner will be served from 6-7 p.m. followed by the program, Some People: Songs from Broadway and Beyond.
Reservations are required for dinner. Please contact Paul or Lori Hosford at 402-395-6727 or by email at email@example.com. Deadline for dinner reservations is Wednesday, Feb. 10 by 6 p.m.
January 26, 2010
A joint banquet of the Albion Chamber of Commerce and the Boone County Area Foundation will be held this Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Albion Country Club.
The evening will begin with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed by the supper and entertainment by the Boone Central speech team.
An announcement will be made of the recent commitment by the boards of the Albion Economic Development Corp. and Albion Chamber to pursue a joint operating arrangement with a full-time director during the coming year.
January 12, 2010
Albion Area Arts Council will present the Emmy-nominated Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion.
The Wesleyan Choir is recognized throughout the U.S. and internationally for performing excellence. Their 90-minute concert will be rich in global diversity, including early Hebrew songs sung in Ladino, a Judeo-Spanish language, and Inca music sung in Quechua.
Anyone having questions may contact Paul or Lori Hosford at 402-395-6727 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 5, 2010
Boone Central High School will host the 65th annual Boone Central Choral Clinic on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. Schools attending this year’s clinic are Aurora, Battle Creek, Boone Central, Cedar Rapids, Central City, Clearwater, Columbus Lakeview, Columbus Scotus, Elgin Public, Humphrey St. Francis, Newman Grove, Pope John XXIII, Spalding/Spalding Academy, St Edward, Twin River, and Wheeler Central.
The guest clinician is Mark Harmon, who has been Director of Vocal Music at Fremont High School for nine years.
December 22, 2009
December 15, 2009
Area children are reminded to register for the FREE bike give-away at any local business. the drawing will be held during Santa’s visit.
On Monday, Dec. 21, the Petersburg Community Club will host its annual Christmas supper and entertainment at Werner Hall. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with a cash bar, the meal at 7 p.m. and the show following. Ventroloquist Greg Claasen, who provides a very unique and humorous evening of entertainment.
December 8, 2009