N-PACE open house at CCC

COLUMBUS -- The public is invited to the Nebraska Precision Ag Center for Excellence (N-PACE) open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday in the North Education Center, Room 959, at Central Community College-Columbus.

Attendees will have a chance to learn about the use of high-precision positioning systems for achieving accuracy in their fields; drones for productively and precisely caring for a field; sensors and remote sensing for collecting data on soil, water and crop health; and geomapping for producing maps on soil type and nutrient levels in a field. Drone-flying demonstrations will be held from 11 a.m.-noon. Individuals may bring their lunch.

Advanced registration is required by visiting https://goo.gl/eMC1Dq.

For more information, call 1-877-222-0780, ext. 2496.

Hospital auxiliary holding sale

SCHUYLER -- CHI Memorial Hospital Auxiliary of Schuyler will host Collective Goods (formerly Books are Fun) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday in the lobby of CHI Health of Schuyler.

Burger night begins at Eagles

COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Eagles, 3205 12th St., will begin Wednesday night burger nights this week.

Burger night will run from 5:30-8 p.m. weekly. Homemade soups will be added beginning in November.

Help Operation Christmas Child

SCHUYLER — Operation Christmas Child is sending care packages to children in war-torn nations, refugee camps, remote villages, schools and orphanages during the holiday season.

Shoe boxes to assist the project can be picked up at Schuyler First Presbyterian Church, 802 A St., from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays during October or people can use their own boxes. Fill the boxes with small toys, school supplies or hygiene items. You may choose the gender and age range (2-4, 5-9 or 10-14) of a child to help. Instructions for packing, labels and shipping costs are inside the boxes available at the church.

Return the box to First Presbyterian Church between Nov. 13-20. Hours during National Collection Week are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 13-16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, 9-11 a.m. Nov. 18, 8-9:30 a.m. and noon-2 p.m. Nov. 19 and 9-11 a.m. Nov. 20.

Contact Kris Wilch at 402-352-2031 for more information.

Get Taste of Columbus tickets

COLUMBUS -- The 17th annual Taste of Columbus will be held Sunday at Ramada-Columbus.

The event will include samples from area food vendors and spirits from local distributors and Nebraska wineries.

Advanced tickets are $35 or you can reserve a table for $375. Tickets can be reserved now by contacting the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce office at chamber@megavision.com, 402-564-2769 or online at http://members.thecolumbuspage.com/events/details/taste-of-columbus-2017-17347.

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