The Kids Go Ape for the Snakes!
The Snake Lady shows the kids how to hold the snakes.
Rylee likes this slithering creature.
Raynee loves this big snake!
Shay and Jordyn check out the lizard.
Garrett and Sally listen to the Snake Lady talk about the reptiles.
It's a snake pit!
Mark picked a snake that matches his shirt. He doesn't look a bit nervous.
Kayden thinks he should have one of these at home.
Rebecca has a nice a very special boa!
Liberty handles this snake like a pro.
Fall Festival Costume Contest
A kids Costume Contest was held during the Fall Festival at the elementary school on October 23. Lots of costumed kids participated and the three judges had a hard time selecting winners. Here are the photos are listing of the Costume Contest winners.
Ages 3 and Under
Most Creative Costume - Drake Clements, Most Entertaining Costume - Cooper Cronk (not pictured), Most Traditional Costume - Maggie Clymer, Judges Choice - Michael Hynes.
Preschool and Kindergarten
Scariest Costume - Kayden Bacon, Most Creative Costume - Reagan vonRentzall, Most Entertaining Costume - Lila Nunez, Most Traditional Costume - Cade Hosier, Judges Choice - Rosie Offner.
First - Third Grade
Scariest Costume - Abraham Vidaurre, Most Creative Costume - Zach Baumgart, Most Entertaining Costume - Hailey Cronk, Most Traditional Costume - August Pope, Judges Choice - Katie Hansen
Fourth - Sixth Grade
Scariest Costume - Wyatt Brummer, Most Creative Costume - Thomas Hynes, Most Entertaining Costume - Jordan Vrchota, Most Traditional Costume - Alice Richter, Judges Choice - Faith Offner
Free Veterans Day Salute at the Lofte
The Lofte Community Theatre near Manley announces that for the fourth consecutive year, it will hold a free public concert in honor of Veterans Day. On Sunday, November 7th at 2pm, the United States Air Force's Heartland of America Band group, The Noteables will take the stage.
With their extensive repertoire of specially tailored standards, energetic favorites and Big Band classics, highlighted by instrumental and vocal soloists, The Noteables is sure to please audiences of any age. The seventeen-member group has appeared in concert and on national television with Bob Hope, jazz trumpeter Bobby Shew, composer/arranger Frank Mantooth, former Tonight Show band leader Doc Severinsen, pop singer Lee Greenwood and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon.
The Noteables honorably represent more than 325,000 Air Force professionals around the world who diligently watch over the skies protecting and defending all those who cherish freedom. We hope you afford us the opportunity to share the messages of excellence, sacrifice, courage and commitment of our brave men and women...the deployed Airmen of the United States Air Force.
This concert is free and open to the public. The Lofte is located near the intersection of Hwy 1 and Hwy 50 near the town of Manley. For driving directions and more information about the theater, please visit their website, www.Lofte.com.
USAF's Heartland of America Band, "The Noteables" will perform a free Veterans Day concert at the Lofte Community Theatre on Sunday, November 7th at 2pm.
JOIN 4-H FAMILIES from all across Cass County for an afternoon of recognition, great food and fun at the annual 4-H Achievement Party on Sunday, November 7, 3 to 5 p.m. in the Expo Building on the Cass County fairgrounds. Meat and beverages are provided. Each family attending should bring a salad or dessert and a non-perishable food item(s) for the food pantry. This event is sponsored by the Cass County Bankers Association and the Cass County 4-H Council. Non 4-H families are welcome -- this is a good way to check out what 4-H is all about. No reservation required. Dress is casual. For more information, contact the Cass County Extension office at 267-2205.
TRICK OR TREATING FUN!
Nice bunch of witches!
Chubby the Bee
Jennifer is a pretty fairy.
Valley girls? No, they are cheerleaders.
Witches and fairies make a good match.
Star Wars showed up on my doorstep!
A BIG Thanks for all those who donated items for the Fall Festival. Also, thank you to Karey Koehn for organizing the Fall Festival and to all the parents that helped with the Fall Festival. A special thanks to the Mellen family that brought several animals to the Fall Festival.
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