Fremont Bergan to host blood drive Wednesday

An American Red Cross blood drive will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fremont Bergan High School gym, 545 E. Fourth St. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call 402-721-9683 or email curtis.marolf@berganknights.org.

Steak fry set for Saturday in Cedar Bluffs

Sons of American Legion Post 158 will be having a steak fry from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at American Legion 158 in Cedar Bluffs. Grilled steak will be served along with a baked potato, salad and bread. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased in advance from any SAL member or at the door. Proceeds and donations will go toward the new flag pole project.

Spinners guild plans open house

The Fremont area spinners and weavers guild, Spinners Web, will host an open house, “Back to the Basics,” on Saturday at Keene Memorial Library in Fremont. The event is open to the public from 2-4 p.m. in the library’s auditorium. Featured will be members spinning wool and other fibers into yarn. Other demonstrations may include weaving, crocheting, knitting and other fiber arts using handspun and commercial yarns. The public also can view the library’s spinning, weaving, knitting, and other fiber arts books, which are now on display and available for check-out. Anyone with questions may contact guild member Patty Wilson at 402-377-1150, evenings, or pwilson0303@gmail.com.

Art association offering floral painting class

The Fremont Area Art Association will offer a floral painting class on Jan. 27. The choice of an afternoon (2-4:30 p.m.) or evening (6-8:30 p.m.) class is available. Instruction will be given by local artist, Karen Thurlow. Students will have the opportunity to paint a floral design that will be striking in color and execution. The class is all about making great color, composition and a fun painting with little effort. This is not a still-life class, even though the painting is a bouquet of flowers. Anyone, no matter where they are in their art study, can succeed in this class. The cost is $35 for members and $40 for non-members. Registration is requested no later than Jan. 20. Check for supplies needed and download the registration form on the classes-workshops page at www.92west.org. You also may register by calling 402-721-7779 or emailing gallery92west@92west.org.

Candidates to speak at Tea Party meeting

WinItBack, TEA Party Patriots of Dodge County, will hold their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at Keene Memorial Library in Fremont. The speakers will be Isaac Paden, candidate for Mayor of Fremont and Janet Larsen, candidate for Fremont City Council from Ward 4. Each will tell a little about themselves and reasons they desire these offices, then time will be allowed for questions from the audience. There also will be a notary present to get the property tax petitions notarized. Anyone who has collected signatures on these petitions is welcome to bring them at this time to get notarized. The public is invited. For more information, call Doug Wittmann at 402-317-1270.

Fremont Coin Club to gather Saturday

The Fremont Coin Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Evangelical Free Church, 2050 N. Lincoln Ave., in Fremont. There will be a short business meeting followed by a live auction, refreshments and door prizes. All collectors are welcome.

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