Out of this World – Summer Camp!

Looking for something AWESOME for your kids to do this summer?!  Check out Kearney Area Children’s Museum’s Summer Camp!
 Friday, June 23rd, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
 Kearney Area Children’s Museum
 Members: $20 per camp Non Members: $30 per camp

General Camp Information

Time:  8:00am – 3:00pm

Ages:  4 – 10

Pre-registration is encouraged.

Walk-In spots are not guaranteed.

Things to Know

Children will need to bring a sack lunch. Small snacks in the morning and afternoon will be provided.  If your child has a food allergy feel free to provide a snack for them.  Children need to wear tennis shoes or sandals with straps.

 

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How to Negotiate with your Neighbor without the headache

Having to bring up a discrepancy with your neighbor is NEVER fun, but it doesn’t have to end in a screaming match. If you find yourself to be a type A personality, there are ways to get your way AND make everyone else happy. Here’s how –

Upon moving in/ New neighbors moving in

Make sure you have the conversations that mean the most. If you are a person that has to be up and out of the house by 6AM, communicate that with your neighbor without blunting asking them to stop all noise by 9PM. Subtly dropping hints, allows people to think that its their idea to be quiet rather than being told to do so.

Call them before calling the cops – or landlord

No body likes a snitch. If something is REALLY bothering you, make sure to take it to your neighbor first. And if things are truly out of hand, at least you’ve warned them multiple times.

Create an open line of communication

If they have something that they are upset about that you’re doing – make sure to address the situation. Knowing that you are doing all that you can to make their life easier makes it easier for them to respect your wishes. nothing is worse than a one sided relationship.

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How to be a Good Neighbor – Without the Inconvenience

Sometimes being a good neighbor can be extremely inconvenient – but it doesn’t have to be! Here are some simple tips to making your neighbor’s life easier and not having to get that dreaded knock on your door —

Keep it down!

You like to play music, have people over or even have a dog that might be a little overactive. But there are simple solutions to these everyday problems. Once you put your music on, step outside to see how if you can hear it if you were to walk down your hallway and then adjust accordingly.
Give your neighbors a heads up that friends will be over and to text you if things get a little loud.
Take your dog for walks throughout the day to keep them from pent up energy that turns into barking at late hours.

The hallway is not an extension of your apartment.

Try not to loiter in the halls, you have an ENTIRE apartment to lounge around in. Why else are you paying rent?
If you need extra storage, try putting it on your back patio or hanging it in the front of your apartment or inside – rather than clogging up the hallway.
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Catch The Dark Crystal at the World Theatre Tonight!

The Dark Crystal – PG – The World Theatre

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Jen (Stephen Garlick), raised by the noble race called the Mystics, has been told that he is the last survivor of his own race, the Gelflings. He sets out to try to find a shard of the dark crystal, a powerful gem that once provided balance to the universe. After the crystal was broken, the evil Skeksis used sinister means to gain control. Jen believes that he can repair the dark crystal and bring peace back to the world, if he can only find the remaining shard.

Check out more events in Kearney, NE here!

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Join an Art Program at the MONA!

Collection Connection

Learn more about art in one-hour presentations by regional experts. FREE and open to the public.

Nebraska Arts Council 2016 Individual Artist Fellowship Awardees
Wednesday, June 28 • 2:00 p.m.
The Nebraska Arts Council (NAC) awarded its 2016 Individual Artist Fellowships to 10 Nebraska visual artists. The Distinguished Achievement Award winners were Sarah Berkeley, Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez, Josh Johnson, Bradley Peters, and Angie Seykora. The Merit Award winners were James Bockelman, Charley Friedman, David Gracie, Neil Griess, and Matthew Sontheimer. Join us at MONA for an afternoon discussion and exhibition reception with these engaging artists.

The Nebraska Arts Council 2016 Visual Artist Fellowships exhibition is on view until August 20, 2017.

Ann Matzke: Dix and Henri
Wednesday, July 26 • 2:00 p.m.
Author Ann Matzke, who specializes in writing for children and young adults, was the Library Media Specialist for Shelton, North Platte, and Gothenburg Public Schools from 2004 to 2010, and Children’s Director of the Wilson Public Library in Cozad from 2011 to 2015. While in Cozad, she began researching the lives of artists Robert Henri and Eulabee Dix, producing a book on Henri, with another currently in progress on Dix. Her research led her to New York City where both artists knew each other socially and professionally. Dix was the subject of two full-length portraits painted by Henri with one, Portrait of Miss Eulabee Dix (Becker) in Wedding Gown, on display at MONA. During her presentation, the author will share biographical information discovered during her research, and explain the manuscript writing process.

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Apartment hunting?! Start Here!

All the comforts of home in a modern setting!

  • Fitness Facility
  • Spacious Closets
  • Oversized Windows
  • Eat-in Kitchens
  • Washer and Dryer Connections
  • Fireplaces*
  • Garages Available

 

 

*Only available in 1160 sq ft units.

Contact us today to help you find your new home 308-627-2343

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Happy Memorial Day!

We want to thank all of those who have served and those serving for giving their lives for our freedom!

Have a happy and safe Memorial Day!

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How to Declutter Your Apartment

As an apartment owner you don’t quite have the luxury of storage, but sometimes things just start to pile up. Before you know if your apartment is cluttered and you don’t know where to start. We have compiled some steps to take the stress out of your last ditch effort to Spring clean before Summer —

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Shred piled up old bills and pay stubs

 Store your warm clothing

You’d be surprised about how much room you’re missing out on in your closets. Either vacuum seal old clothing to create more space or box them up and move them to the laundry room.

Clean out your refrigerator and freezer

This sounds like a real pain, but just think of it as setting yourself up for a less heavy duty cleaning job for when your lease is up.

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Wash your blinds and/or curtains

Because they actually are dustier than you think.

Deep cleaning doesn’t have to be miserable! Enlist your partner or kids with the duties and blast your favorite music while doing it. The sooner you get this done, the quicker you get to be carefree this Summer. Worry about your tan lines, not your messy apartment.

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Magical Summer Movies at the Minden Opera House

Take a short drive and see a classic with your loved ones at the Minden Opera House!

This summer let MOH and the Minden Parks & Rec Department put a spell on you with three enchanting family films!

May 19 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (PG)

June 9 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (PG)

July 7 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them (PG-13)

All movies begin at 7:00 pm. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Special Potter-themed treats will be available for purchase! Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Find out more here!

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How to Utilize Space In Your Small Kitchen!

When it comes to apartment living, sometimes you compromise with the kitchen area. Storage is always a pain, there is never enough room for everything you need. But thankfully, with these kitchen storage hacks, you’ll no longer have to pull your hair out trying to rearrange the pots and pans.

  1. tiny kitchenUse the inside of your cabinets to store measuring cups
  2. Create a pegboard for pots/pans/various kitchen tools
  3. Use a magnetic strip for knives
  4. Out of cabinets? Create shelves on open wall space
  5. Use magnets to hold spices on refrigerator
  6. You can even use magnets for baskets on the sides of your refrigerator!
  7. Hang pots and pans from the ceiling
  8. Kitchen cart for extra storage

For more tiny kitchen hacks check out Buzzfeed’s list!

And another DIY site here!

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