* Garage Sale: This
Friday, June 22 from 3 until 7 p.m. and Saturday,
June 23 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at The Weiss
Residence, 758 West 2nd Place (tan barn house west
edge of town). Desk, tv stand, vanity/mirror and
chair from Sandhills Sage and also 2 decorative
chairs and foot stool from Sandhills Sage, end
table, Kate Spade bag, clothes: small – large
including brands Miss Me, Victoria Secret – Pink.
Also pyrex dishes, decorations and much more!
* Multi Family Garage
Sale this Friday, June 22 from 2 until 8 p.m. and
Saturday, June 23 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the
Connection on Main Street in Ainsworth. Women’s
clothes L – XXL; Men’s clothes, L – XXL; canning
jars, silverware, dishes and other kitchenware
including Pampered Chef items! Picture frames,
Husker items and clothes, humidifier, heated dog
dishes, flower pots, new Max work boots, antique
glassware, vintage dishes and glasses; board games,
hats, rugs, quilting magazines and supplies, stamps,
jewelry, bedding, lamps, shoes, Christmas items,
music books and much more! Come check out all the
treasures! Don’t miss this Multi-Family Sale this
Friday and Saturday at the Connection. Stolcpart,
Gerdes, Carr and Rau.
* Driver's Education
Class: Ainsworth Community Schools is hosting a
drivers education course to be held in room 208 on
July 30 – August 3 from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and
August 6 from 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. If you are
interested in this class, please call the UNK Safety
Center at 308-865-8256.
* Gear up for Life’s
Big Game! The Ainsworth United Methodist Church
invites all kids age 4 – 4th grade to come get their
game on! Join God’s team – train hard, celebrate
salvation, and encourage one another. Come get in
the spirit with Vacation Bible School June 18
through the 22 from 6 until 8:30 p.m. every evening.
Supper will be served at 6 p.m. each night for the
kids attending and their folks. Gear Up. Get Ready.
* Embracing the Arts
with dazzling displays & extending hours for Expo!
There’s no better time than the Sandhills Ranch Expo
to come explore the Old Feed Store Art Center in
Bassett where they are featuring 3 local Sandhills
Artists on display: Ki Slaymaker of Atkinson; Chana
Orton from the Rock/Keya Paha County area and
Loranda Buoy of Long Pine. Plus you can see youth
entries on display from the Nebraska Sandhills Youth
Photo Contest – amazing photos taken by our area
youth all in categories of Farm and Ranch, Wildlife
and pets! This Wednesday they will be open from 10
a.m. until 2 p.m. with featured artist Loranda Buoy
on site! Thursday open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
with featured artist Chana Orton so don’t let this
opportunity pass you by. Come visit downtown
Bassett and check out the Old Feed Store Art Center,
104 Clark Street in Bassett.
* Be head to toe sexy
this summer – the tops, the skirts, the shoes, all
the accessories and so much more! We’ve got the
summer look you’ve been wanting and there’s no
better time than The Sandhills Ranch Expo to come
and get it! Awesome new trend setting summer items
are IN, and any inventory with sleeves, Clearance
priced! You’ll be sitting pretty when you come shop
JDeans Gallery the chosen boutique for the hottest
new looks for summer. JDeans Gallery Curbside will
be at the Sandhills Ranch Expo both Wednesday and
Thursday easy to find – just to the west of the main
* Key’s Canning and
Crafts will be at the Ranch Expo in Bassett at the
Craft Fair over at the High School. Hours are 10
a.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesday and 9 a.m. until 5
p.m. Thursday. For sale will be over 60 varieties of
homemade jams and jellies including sandcherry,
chokecherry, Mountain Dew, Carrot cake jam and more
jalapeno choices. Lately Anita’s been making
varieties using rhubarb with blueberry, strawberry
and one that tastes like rhubarb pie. She will also
have homemade denim hotpads, including some new
western prints, ruffled scarves and seersucker or
flannel baby receiving blankets as well as
sleeveless kimonos. First come, best selection! See
you at the Expo.
* The Ainsworth Golf
Course hosts a one-person, use-it-or-lose-it
scramble at 10 a.m. this Sunday, June 24. In this
format, players are allowed to hit two drives and
take the better of the two shots. After the drive,
players get the option of hitting a second shot each
time. However, if the golfer chooses to hit the
second shot, the first shot can no longer be used.
The golf course is in beautiful condition, so come
on out and experience this fun format. You don’t
even have to track down a partner, just make your
way to the use-it-or-lose-it scramble. And don’t
forget next Sunday is the annual Ainsworth Alumni 4
Bronc Riders wanted! The Stuart Rodeo is looking to
add Ranch Bronc Riding to the already exciting edge
of your seat rodeo action coming up June 29 and 30.
Just $50 entry fee with 100% payback, winner takes
all! Limit 4 entries each night and riders CAN enter
both nights. To get entered or to get more
information, just call Mike Weichman at
308-325-7484. Ranch Bronc Riding is brought to you
by the Verdigre Livestock Auction. Start making
plans now to attend Stuart’s Big NSRA/Mid States and
Open Rodeo on June 29 and 30.
* Free lunch for kids!
The Summer Food Program at the Ainsworth Community
Schools Lunchroom is serving lunch from 11:45 a.m.
until 12:15 p.m. Monday thru Friday through the
month of June. All children ages 1 – 18 eat FREE.
Cost for adults is only $4, which includes the
unlimited fruit and vegetable bar. No
reservations needed, just come have lunch at the
Ainsworth Community Schools. The daily menu can be
heard each morning on KBRB radio or found on the
Ainsworth Community Schools Website.
* Reconnect with your
classmates and share some of your AHS Memories. Get
your tickets today for the Ainsworth Alumni Banquet
– it will be here before we know it. The Banquet
will be held Saturday night, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. in
the Lila McAndrew Gymnasium, a delicious roast beef
dinner prepared by the Ainsworth Lion’s Club will be
served. Tickets are just $25 and are available at
KBRB Radio Station OR by sending a self addressed
stamped envelope with pmt. prior to June 22nd to the
Ainsworth Alumni Association, PO Box 144. Get
connected with your fellow bulldogs – don’t miss
this year’s Ainsworth Alumni Banquet.
* The Old Feed Store
Art Center at 104 Clark St. in Bassett is open
Monday evenings from 4 until 7 p.m.; Wednesdays from
10 a.m. until 2 p.m.; Friday evenings from 4 until 7
p.m.; and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon.
Make sure to keep watch on their Facebook page and
stay tuned for new and exciting happenings.