Wood River Mennonite Church Bible School

Wood River Mennonite Church Summer Bible School Program will be featuring “The Bible – A Book of Answers or a Book of God-With-Us-Stories?’ this year. They will learn that the Bible teaches us how we can have a relationship with God and each other. They will find out how God’s promises are revealed to us in the Bible, and that the Bible can light our way throughout life.  All children ages 3 years old thru 10th Grade (2013/14 school year) are invited! Our Bible School will be held June 2 – 6, 2014 from 9:00 am to 2 pm Monday – Thursday.  On Friday classes will run from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and then the Bible School Program will be held 1:00 pm with fellowship and refreshments following. Children need to bring a sack lunch each day.  We will have transportation available from Cairo and Wood River.  Pickup in Cairo will be in front of the Fire Hall.  Pickup in Wood River will be on the west side of the Elementary School.  Both pickup times are 8:30 am.  If children need a ride back – drop off times would be 2:20 pm to 2:30 pm. You can register your children by visiting http://www.woodrivermennonite.org/bible-school-2014/ , message us on Facebook or register your children upon arrival on Monday, June 2nd.  If you have any questions please call 308-379-7777.  We are located at 14988 W Husker Hwy, Wood River, NE  68883. We look forward to praising the Lord in song, studying the Bible, reading Bible stories and spending time playing together also.  Blessings to you all!! Bible school

Cairo Farmers Market

Farmers’ Market Opens Friday

Cairo Farmers MarketMark your calendars the Farmers Market Opens for business Friday, May 23rd.  at the intersection of Hwy 11 and 2.

This week are vendors are:

Mike Stutzman – radishes, onions, kale, lettuce & jelly (Friday only)

Mel & Joyce Grim (Mom and Pops Kettle Korn) – kettle korn

Dorothy Jarzynka – embroidered pillow cases, banana bread, bread (Friday only)

Kathy Baasch & Brenda Anderson (Country Garden & Kitchen) – radishes, kale, banana bread,  cookies, cinnamon rolls, rice krispies bars, cherry braid, breakfast burritos on Saturday.

Emily Krolikowski – Baked goods

Dorothy Stutzman – Cinnamon rolls and kolaches


Our second week, May 30 & 31, we will also have Sue Mrkvicka & Lori Reimers join us with baked goods, crafts and soap. ek vendors are:

There is still time to become a vendor.  visit farmersmarket.cairocommunity.com for more information.


Upcycling! New for the CornStalk Festival

Upcycling is process of converting old or discarded materials into something useful and often beautiful.  The Cairo CornStalk Festival will be holding an Upcycling Contest on June 14th for all ages!!  With a  little creativity, what was old can be new again—perhaps even better than it once was!

See the CornStalk Page for more details and how to enter!

Cairo Cornstalk Festival 2014

Cornstalk Festival 2014 Theme Revealed

Cairo Cornstalk FestivaCornstalk Festival 2014 Has a Theme

Cows, Plow and Luaus

Invest in duct tape because…. you guessed it the boat races are back.  Lace up your sneakers for the FunRun and walk.  Clean off the flatbeds, shine up those Chevys, the Parade and competition will kick off the event.  When the watermelon is eaten and the games have been played, put on your dancing shoes for the street dance.  Mark your calendar for Cairo Cornstalk Festival, June 14th.

More details are found at Cornstalk Festival 2014

Cairo No Bummer Summer Youth Program

No Bummer Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Cairo No Bummer Summer Youth ProgramParents don’t worry about hearing your kids say, “I’m bored,” this summer.  Cairo’s No Bummer Summer team has you covered.  Get your children registered for the 2014 No Bummer Summer Class line up.  We’ve added at least 10 new teachers, and 16 classes, plus one more bonus class we will announce time and dates for mid June.  Classes are held during the month of July at various locations through out town.  The No Bummer Summer class line up includes, robots, kites, tractors, farm animals, obstacle courses, green thumbs and much more.  Make sure you kids have a No Bummer Summer.  Click here for a complete class schedule and registration forms.

Vacation Bible School Schedule

vacation bible schoolChrist Lutheran Church Bible School

May 27 -29th from 9 – Noon

May 30th, 9 to 1 pm.  Program at 1 PM

Contact Lisa Harders at 485-4863 to register

Wood River Mennonite Church Bible School

“The Bible – A book of Answers or a Book of God-With-Us-Stories?

Ages 3 years to 10th Grade invited.

June 2 – 6, 2014 from 9 am to 2 pm.

Friday 9 to 1 pm.  Program starting at 1 PM.

To register your children visit http://woodrivermennonite.org/bible-school-2014 or call 308-379-7777

If your local church is hosting a bible school this summer please leave a comment below to be added to the list.

Junk Jaunt Taking Registrations for 2014

Cairo Junk Jaunt

Junk Jaunt is set for September 26 thru September 27th.

If you are participating in the Junk Jaunt by purchasing booth space or just holding a sale that weekend out of your garage please complete the registration forms located on the Vendor Registration page.

Cairo has reduced the number of spaces available at the Ball Park to reduce the traffic hazard making more parking available.  New vendor spaces are now available at Robinson Field and Christ Lutheran Church.

Booth Spaces and Cairo Registration Fee will cover the cost of:

  • Additional parking and no parking signs
  • Additional restroom facilities
  • Cairo Specific maps highlighting our local businesses
  • Cairo clean up

Cairo is asking for volunteers to man tourist information booths this year to sell Cairo Junk Jaunt T-Shirts, distribute Cairo Maps, act as tour guides for our town, register visitors for our email list and promotional drawings and share the Cairo Junk Jaunt experience on Facebook and other social media outlets.  T-shirt sales will go towards costs and various projects being developed throughout Cairo.

Junk Jaunt gives Cairo a awesome opportunity to promote its great way of life, our school system, our residential area and our activities.  Please consider volunteering for Junk Jaunt 2014 by leaving a comment below.