News Briefs

A and E to discuss fund-raising event set for April 1

 

The Lewistown Arts and Entertainment District Association Board will meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 in the Brooks Market Restaurant, 104 Second Avenue South in Lewistown. There will be a discussion of an event to raise funds for the A and E’s parklet project.

The A and E recently received a $1,000 donation to be used as part of the organization’s $2,000 match needed for the parklet project. The Department of Commerce, which awarded a grant of $5,000 for the project, requires local matching funds. So the group must raise the other $1,000. An event with food, music and other entertainment is being considered for April 1 at the former TV Appliance Building on Main Street. The public is invited to the Friday meeting.

 

Youngbauer to speak at Americanism program

 

Vesper Chapter 83 and Judith Lodge 86 will hold their annual Americanism program on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall in Hobson. The speaker will be Fergus County Commissioner Sandy Youngbauer. Refreshments will be served following the program. The public is invited to attend.

 

Pep up your Saturday with the Groovy Gaffers

 

The Groovy Gaffers will provide the music for the Saturday afternoon dance on Feb. 18. The band features Laurie Lohrer on vocals, and Dave Robertson, Don Engle and Barb Engle on guitars and vocals. The dance goes from 2 to 4 p.m. with a short coffee cookie break at 3 p.m.

If you enjoy dancing to good country music, come and join in the fun. Dancers of all ages are welcome. The club building is located at the corner of Third Avenue South and Barnes Street. There is a small admission fee.

 

TIF District Board to meet Feb. 27

 

The next public meeting of the Lewistown Tax Increment Financing District Board will be held at 8 a.m. in the SMDC Conference Room, 613 Northeast Main Street in Lewistown, on Monday, Feb. 27. Agenda items include review of any applications, determination of loan terms and other items. This meeting is open to the public.

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