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Upcoming community events

• June 10-12: Schuyler’s city-wide garage sale; $20 to get listed on map. Email the chamber at

• June 24: 6 p.m. Celebrate Harry Potter book night at Schuyler Public Library. For information or to register call 402-352-2221 or email

• June 29: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. blood drive at the Oak Ballroom, Hwy 15 and Higgins Drive.

Art program at Schuyler Public Library

Wendy Bantam will be a special guest at 6 p.m. June 15 at Schuyler Public Library. She will present "Life as a Working Artist: The Power of Public Arts," which is free and open to the public. Bantam will share her story and discuss the importance of working in the arts. Her talk will include a short audience art exercise followed by an open question and answer session. All supplies will be provided.

World's largest swimming lesson coming to Schuyler

The 12th annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson will include the Schuyler Swimming Pool beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 17. Aquatic centers and water parks around the globe will participate in this event to share water safety and swim skills. Register by calling 402-352-2221 or email

Storytelling through role playing

Dylan Jacobson, comic artist and published writer, will bring together role playing and storytelling for a fun experience at the Schuyler Public Library at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 17. For more information call the library at 402-352-2221.

Duncan RibFest planned

DUNCAN -- The 17th annual Duncan RibFest On Main Street will be held June 26-27. Hours are 3 p.m.-midnight on Saturday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. Live music on Saturday from Second Time Around, Wrecked Becky, and Almost Kiss. On Sunday, dance to the tunes of Virgil Balmer & Friends. Admission is $5/adults, kids 10 and under are free. Proceeds benefit the Duncan Volunteer Fire Department and the Duncan Wrestling Club.

St. Benedict Center events

The Saint Benedict Center is now open, and the following events are scheduled:

• Jesus, the Healer, is a one-day retreat on June 26, with Brother Tobias Dammert, OSB. In spite of every day challenges in one’s personal journey, the struggles are stepping stones to encounter God’s faithfulness toward us that fills the heart with gratitude. In selected Scripture passages, especially Psalm 23, we will focus on our journey. The day includes time for reflection, journaling and sharing. Social distancing will be observed, please bring your mask. Lunch is available at the Center for $11.23 (includes tax).

Register at or call 402-352-8819.


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