May is National Bike Month
Get yours out and dust it off!
May 4: Star Wars Day
OCGS will be working in the Resource Room
4-30, from 1 - 3 p.m.
Condolences to the many family and friends of
Lucille Schmucker, who was laid to rest in the
April 30, 1975, the fall of Saigon marked the end of the
Vietnam War. NET has special programming concerning
this event. Also, you can read stories from those who served
at aarp.org/magazine. We will be having our own salute to
all veterans, with a display in the History Room. (We can use
some more items, especially photos.) If you're in the area on
Memorial Day, please come to the Community Center to
view it. You will also be able to get a light lunch
in the gym.
What you can do to prevent cross connections and
keep your drinking water safe: Check your faucets to be
sure that all faucet endpoints are above the flood level of
the sink, tub, basin, or other apparatus they supply.
The Boardman clan celebrated Mary's 60th birthday with
a weekend camping trip to Branched Oak Lake. Too bad the
weather couldn't have been better, but on a happier note,
she was totally surprised! Four down and one to go.
Unadilla Day information:
Dieken Prairie "Insect Collecting for Youth", ages
5 - 12; plus a Prairie Plant Treasure Hunt for
everyone! 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
A dedication for the Arboretum designation will
be held during the BBQ.
Did you know your Unadilla Library accepts donations of
your "already read" books? If you have some books laying
around and collecting dust, bring them to the Library and we
will put them to good use.
While there, check us out!
Thursdays 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
5-1 Zach & Jaimie Woods
5-4 Jaimie McWilliams Woods
5-6 Norman Duncan, Troy Whitehead,
Justin & Nikki McWilliams
NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO
Friday, 4-30-1915, The Otoe Union:
"Fairview, the beautiful farm home of Mr. & Mrs. Harvey
West, 2 miles north of Unadilla, was destroyed by fire."
The Farmer's Elevator was paying $1.50/bushel for
wheat. "A new set of hitching posts set in cement, have
been placed on the street by the Bank of Unadilla."
Several fish weighing 3.5 pounds, were caught in the
Nemaha, south of town. (No mention of what kind
NEWS FROM OUR NEIGHBORS
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On Sunday, May 10, at 2:30 PM, in the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse,multi-instrumentalists, Greenblatt & Seay, will be performing a selection of original songs from their vast collection of hundreds of zany tunes that they have created together. This talented duo provides rich vocal harmonies, and will play a variety of instruments, including 5-string viola, fiddle, guitar, nyckelharpa, harmonica, banjo, bass, etc.
The family-friendly concert will be downstairs, followed by light refreshments, and a chance to chat and jam with Greenblatt & Seay. Avoca is in southern Cass County, Nebraska, on the 13 C Spur, one mile south of Highway 34.
Admission is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students and senior citizens, and $1.00 for children. Seating is limited.For more information, write to Greenblatt & Seay, The Old Schoolhouse, P.O. Box 671, Avoca, Nebraska, 68307, or call 402-275-3221, or e-mail them at
The historic Old Avoca Schoolhouse was built in 1925, and has been the home of the Schoolhouse Performance Series since 1990. Music lessons, workshops, fiddle camps, and field trips are offered by Schoolhouse residents, Greenblatt & Seay, and are available by appointment.
Please note that there are no actual "tickets" for the
SDA Alumni Banquet. You need to return the portion of
the flyer to Laurie Kuenning along with payment, and you
will be added to the reservation list. Flyers can be found at
several locations around Syracuse and Unadilla or you can
contact Laurie directly. School tours start at 5:30, Registration
and Social Hour 6:00 - 7:00, and Banquet starts at 7:00.
Class photos will be taken afterwards.
NEBRASKA FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
11-7 NE vs Michigan State