FEATURED EVENTS

V BA Districts
May 11
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Tuesday, May 11 All Day

Centura Public Schools

Semester tests for
May 11
Giltner Public Schools
Giltner, NE 68841

Tuesday, May 11 All Day

Giltner Public Schools

Quilt Guild
May 11
Alice M. Farr Library
1603 L Street, Aurora, NE 68818

Tuesday, May 11 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Alice M. Farr Library

Band Concert
May 11
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Tuesday, May 11 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Centura Public Schools

FFA Barnyard
May 12
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Wednesday, May 12 All Day

Centura Public Schools

District Track @ Fullerton
May 12
Giltner Public Schools
Giltner, NE 68841

Wednesday, May 12 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Giltner Public Schools

Young Professionals: Behind the Scenes - Public Library Tour
May 12
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
Grand Island Public Library 1124 W. 2nd Street Grand Island, NE 68803

Wednesday, May 12 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Have you ever wondered what the Grand Island Public Library can offer you?? Chances are they have more opportunities available than you even realize! Join us for a tour given my interim director, Celine Swan, over the lunch hour! From multi-million dollar renovations to unveiling of their new Makers Space, this beautiful building is a site to be seen. As a leader in the community, it will be good for you to know about their city-run programs and ways they work to better Grand Island each and every day.

Elementary Field/Fun Day
May 12
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Wednesday, May 12 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Centura Public Schools

Project SEARCH Graduation
May 12
Grand Island Public Schools
Grand Island, NE 68802

Wednesday, May 12 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Grand Island Public Schools

Medica and CHI Health Business After Hours
May 12
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
309 W 2nd St , Grand Ilsand, NE 68801

Wednesday, May 12 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Join CHI Health St. Francis and Medica as they share how their Accountable Care organization is designed to give members a better experience by delivering coordinated, high-quality care at a lower cost while improving the health of the community. 

Bible Study
May 12
Alice M. Farr Library
1603 L Street, Aurora, NE 68818

Wednesday, May 12 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Alice M. Farr Library

V BGOLF @ Awarii Dunes
May 13
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Thursday, May 13 All Day

Centura Public Schools

American Red Cross Virtual Office after hour
May 13
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
Virtual on zoom- After Hours Open Zoom Thursdays 6 pm-7 pm

Thursday, May 13 All Day

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

This year, consider making your New Year’s resolution to help others. Volunteer with the American Red Cross to support your neighbors in need. Help save lives and ensure no one faces life’s emergencies alone. Visit www.redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed positions. Questions on how to volunteer, what volunteer opportunities there are is why we are starting After Hours Open Zoom. From 6 pm to 7 pm on Thursdays, our Open Zoom is open to anyone interested in knowing more about the Red Cross and our volunteer opportunities. You drop in and drop out when you get the information you need or hangout. We #LoveThursdays. One click gets you admission to any Thursday from 6 to 7 pm. After Hours Open Zoom Thursdays 6 pm-7 pm

Semester Tests 7th-11th
May 13
Giltner Public Schools
Giltner, NE 68841

Thursday, May 13 All Day

Giltner Public Schools

DISTRICT TRACK @ WOOD RIVER
May 13
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Thursday, May 13 from 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Centura Public Schools

Board of Education Meeting
May 13
Grand Island Public Schools
Kneale Administration Building

Thursday, May 13 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Grand Island Public Schools

BOE meeting
May 13
Grand Island Public Schools
Grand Island, NE 68802

Thursday, May 13 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Grand Island Public Schools

Last Day of School for Students
May 14
Giltner Public Schools
Giltner, NE 68841

Friday, May 14 All Day

Giltner Public Schools

11:45 am Early Out
May 14
Giltner Public Schools
Giltner, NE 68841

Friday, May 14 All Day

Giltner Public Schools

Class of 2022 Banner Pictures
May 14
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Friday, May 14 All Day

Centura Public Schools

State BA
May 15
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Saturday, May 15 All Day

Centura Public Schools

Tamiya Mini 4WD Races 2021!
May 15
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
HobbyTown Grand Corners 201 D Wilmar Ave Grand Island NE 68803

Saturday, May 15 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Hobby Town presents Tamiya mini 4WD Races! Join us every other week on Saturday from 6 pm to 8 pm! We have 3 different race classes: Box Stock, Super stock, and Modified; open for people of all ages and skill levels to race in. We also change the race track layout for each race to keep everyone on their toes. $1 to Race!

GISH Graduation
May 16
Grand Island Public Schools
Grand Island, NE 68802

Sunday, May 16 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Grand Island Public Schools

Teacher Workday - No School for Students
May 17
Giltner Public Schools
Giltner, NE 68841

Monday, May 17 All Day

Giltner Public Schools

DISTRICT BOYS GOLF
May 17
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Monday, May 17 All Day

Centura Public Schools

State BA
May 17
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Monday, May 17 All Day

Centura Public Schools

School at Home Virtual Program
May 17
City of Grand Island Library
Grand Island Public Library

Monday, May 17 from 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

City of Grand Island Library

Join us for a School at Home Program all about Memorial Day and our Summer Reading Program coming up. If you would like supplies for the craft, sign up here.

Library Board Meeting
May 17
City of Grand Island Library
Grand Island Public Library at Meeting Room B

Monday, May 17 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

City of Grand Island Library

Notice is given via the Grand Island Independent on the Thursday prior to the library board meeting, with the agenda available for public inspection at the Edith Abbott Memorial Library. This agenda, also published at http://grandislandne.agenda.beehere.net/Meetings/Index/63, is kept continually current and may not be altered later than 24 hours before the scheduled commencement of the public meeting.    Unless rescheduled, Library Board meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 4:30 PM.

DISTRICT BOYS GOLF
May 18
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Tuesday, May 18 All Day

Centura Public Schools

State BA
May 18
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Tuesday, May 18 All Day

Centura Public Schools

Teacher Workday - No School for Students
May 18
Giltner Public Schools
Giltner, NE 68841

Tuesday, May 18 All Day

Giltner Public Schools

Early Dismissal; end of S2
May 19
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Wednesday, May 19 All Day

Centura Public Schools

State BA
May 19
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Wednesday, May 19 All Day

Centura Public Schools

Teacher Workday - No School for Students
May 19
Giltner Public Schools
Giltner, NE 68841

Wednesday, May 19 All Day

Giltner Public Schools

Bible Study
May 19
Alice M. Farr Library
1603 L Street, Aurora, NE 68818

Wednesday, May 19 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Alice M. Farr Library

Teacher Work Days
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Thursday, May 20 through May 21

Centura Public Schools

American Red Cross Virtual Office after hour
May 20
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
Virtual on zoom- After Hours Open Zoom Thursdays 6 pm-7 pm

Thursday, May 20 All Day

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

This year, consider making your New Year’s resolution to help others. Volunteer with the American Red Cross to support your neighbors in need. Help save lives and ensure no one faces life’s emergencies alone. Visit www.redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed positions. Questions on how to volunteer, what volunteer opportunities there are is why we are starting After Hours Open Zoom. From 6 pm to 7 pm on Thursdays, our Open Zoom is open to anyone interested in knowing more about the Red Cross and our volunteer opportunities. You drop in and drop out when you get the information you need or hangout. We #LoveThursdays. One click gets you admission to any Thursday from 6 to 7 pm. After Hours Open Zoom Thursdays 6 pm-7 pm

American Red Cross Nebraska-Iowa Virtual Volunteer Fair
May 20
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
309 W 2nd St , Grand Ilsand, NE 68801

Thursday, May 20 All Day

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

State BA
May 20
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Thursday, May 20 All Day

Centura Public Schools

Get to Know Your American Red Cross- Virtual Volunteer open house
May 20
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
On Zoom platform, virtually click here: Virtual Volunteer Fair

Thursday, May 20 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Want to Learn How You Can Be a Hero? Join us and two guest Volunteer speakers on October at one of  our Virtual Open House. Every third Thursday, you have an opportunity from 12:00 - 1:00 pm to  learn more about the Red Cross organization, our mission, the many different ways you can help us carry out our mission and how you can start your Red Cross journey. Registration link below: Virtual Volunteer Fair on Zoom. If you have any questions or can’t attend either session but still have questions about volunteering contact:   Michael Fleming I Senior Volunteer Recruitment Specialist American Red Cross Nebraska-Iowa Region   Michael.fleming2@redcross.org (402) 699-5652

Coldwell Banker Action Holdings Business After Hours
May 20
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
120 W 3rd Street

Thursday, May 20 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

STATE TRACK
May 21
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Friday, May 21 All Day

Centura Public Schools

Fire School
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
Fonner Park Campus

Friday, May 21 through May 23

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Fire School

Last day of 2020-2021 School Year
May 21
Grand Island Public Schools
Grand Island, NE 68802

Friday, May 21 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Grand Island Public Schools

Pathway Bank Groundbreaking Ceremony
May 21
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
3333 W State Street

Friday, May 21 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Join us in celebrating the expansion of Pathway Bank!   With their ‘home office’ in Cairo, the management of Pathway Bank have been working hard to grow their Grand Island location – so much so, they outgrew their space!   Renovations are set to start soon, so we will be recognizing the Pathway team’s community involvement efforts while celebrating the start to big things.

End of School Year
May 21
Grand Island Public Schools
Grand Island, NE 68802

Friday, May 21 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Grand Island Public Schools

STATE TRACK
May 22
Centura Public Schools
Cairo, NE 68824

Saturday, May 22 All Day

Centura Public Schools

Summer Reading Program Registration Week
May 24
Alice M. Farr Library
1603 L Street, Aurora, NE 68818

Monday, May 24 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Alice M. Farr Library

Young Professionals: Arts and Drafts Night
May 25
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce
Arts and Drafts 411 W 3rd St A, Grand Island, NE 68801

Tuesday, May 25 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

Join us downtown at a new(er) local business: Arts and Drafts!! This YP member-only event will give you a chance to let your artistic side flourish! No need to be Picasso, we are just doing this for fun. You can pick the size of canvas you use AND choose if you want to free-paint or follow under the instruction of owner, Jill Canfield. Cash bar available. More info to come. LIMITED seating available, RSVP now to save your seat! 

Crochet Group
May 25
Alice M. Farr Library
1603 L Street, Aurora, NE 68818

Tuesday, May 25 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Alice M. Farr Library

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