Craft boutique in Monroe

MONROE -- The Ziegler holiday craft boutique will be held today through Sunday at 121 Gerrard Ave. in Monroe.

Hours are 4-8 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Items for sale will include holiday decor, jellies, cards, baked goods, Christmas trees and wreaths. Drawings will be held every half hour. Soup, sandwiches and cider will be available for purchase.

PCHS presenting the Consonaires

COLUMBUS -- The Platte County Historical Society will host the Consonaires and Santas by Charlee at 2 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 2916 16th St.

Seasonal music will be performed by the Consonaires, a local group of women who sing three-part harmony. Charlee Carrig will also have carved Santas on display.

Admission is free for PCHS members and $3 for nonmembers.

Register for CCC courses

COLUMBUS -- Registration for 2018 spring semester classes at Central Community College is now underway.

New students must make an appointment with the admissions office before they can register for classes. Returning students should consult their adviser, then they may register on campus, by phone or online. Registration may be completed from 8 a.m.-5 p .m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays in the Administration Center at the Columbus Campus. Phone registration may be completed between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays by calling 308-398-7412. Web registration may be completed through “WebCentral” at

For more information, contact the Columbus Campus at 402-564-7132. Individuals living in Nebraska can call the college’s registration offices toll-free at 1-877-222-0780.

Students may enroll in classes during a general registration session on Jan. 3 at all three campuses. Spring semester classes will begin Jan. 8.

String Beans show in Albion

ALBION -- As part of the 2017 Boone County Big Give, the Albion Area Arts Council in partnership with the Boone County Fitness Center will present a performance by the popular children’s entertainers The String Beans at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fitness Center, 527 S. Fifth St.

Admission is free and made possible by 2016 Big Give contributions.

For more information, call Paul or Lori at 402-395-2633.

St. Benedict hosts craft show

SCHUYLER -- St. Benedict Center is hosting a Christmas craft show through Dec. 10.

Hours are 2-6:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. A large variety of crafts and gifts made by area artists are on sale. The book and gift store is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9:30–10:45 a.m. and 1–4 p.m. Saturdays and 1–3 p.m. Sundays.

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