Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

The staff members of Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home & Crematory located in Council Bluffs will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it's tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss.

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  • HOLY FAMILY CHICKEN DINNER
    Sunday, November 2, 2014

    Corpus Christi Parish Holy Family Annual Chicken Dinner , Bazaar, & Silent Auction Sunday, October 30th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Saint Albert High School 300 Gleason Avenue, Council Bluffs Featuring Staley’s Breasted Chicken, plus all the fixins Large Raffle, Small Raffle, Quilt Raffle , Kids Games Silent Auction, and tons of fun and fellowship Be sure you don’t miss out Read more

  • HISTORY OUT OF THE VAULT
    Sunday, November 2, 2014

    Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 1:00-4:00 pm Western Historic Trails Center 3434 Richard Downing Ave., Council Bluffs, IA 51501 Explore Council Bluffs as it was with a one-time-only exhibit of artifacts from the Historical Society’s archives that are not normally on display. In addition a continuous loop video program will match past photos from 1900 to the 1970s with pictures of the same sites today. The exhibit will be at the Western Historic Trails Center, just south of the I-29/I-80 24th Street exit in Council Bluffs, Sunday, November 2, from 1-4 pm. There is no admission charge and the public is invited. See www.HistoricalSocietyEvents.com for sample photos and items that will be on display. Read more

  • THE NUTCRACKER
    Saturday, November 22, 2014

    Ballet Nebraska's THE NUTCRACKER Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 from 7:30pm - 9:30pm Arts Center - Iowa Western Community College, 2700 College Road, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 A holiday tradition. Ballet Nebraska’s fresh, lively, and thoroughly entertaining production of the Nutcracker is sure to become a favorite in your family. Ballet Nebraska’s careful attention to clear storytelling and masterful balance of reality and fantasy effortlessly transports you into the enchanting world of a child’s beautiful dreams. Even the youngest theatergoer will identify with the young heroine, Clara, and follow eagerly as her lively imagination leads her on a wonderful journey filled with colorful characters: the hair-raising Rat Queen, dazzling dancers from many lands, the beautiful Sugarplum Fairy and her Cavalier… and, of course, the Nutcracker Prince! Read more

  • YMCA TURKEY TROT RUN
    Thursday, November 27, 2014

    Council Bluffs YMCA Turkey Trot Run November 27, 2014 from 9:00am - 11:00am Rivers Edge Park, Council Bluffs, IA. Free YMCA 5k/1 Mile walk/run for the entire family. Please join us on Thanksgiving morning at 9:00 a.m.for this super fun run/walk before feasting with family and friends! Q&A Are there shirts available? You can pre-order a Turkey Trot t-shirt for $10 by emailing Carrie McDonald, Health and Wellness Director cmcdonald@metroymca.org Where do we meet? The starting point is at the trail head by River's Edge Grill and Harrah's Casino. Want to pay it forward? We will also be filling the truck that morning! So please bring any perishable food items you would like to give to the Micah House. Read more

  • HOLIDAY POINSETTIA SHOW
    Friday, November 28, 2014

    Holiday Poinsettia Show November 28, 2014 through January 4, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day) Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108 (402) 346-4002 Thousands of poinsettias bursting with rich, vibrant color fill the floral display hall in a glowing tribute to the holidays during the spectacular holiday poinsettia show. In the center of it all, a magnificent and majestic 20-foot-tall poinsettia tree stands tall. Surrounded by a cascade of twinkling white lights, glittering ornaments and the whir and whistle of model garden trains, this show evokes the warmest greetings of goodwill and cheer. More than 5000 poinsettias in 26 different varieties were grown for the 2014 display. See varieties of multi-hued, deep red, sparkling white and speckled poinsettias that vary in hue, texture, height and bloom time. Varieties will be replaced as needed to provide an ever-changing display. To build the holiday ambience, model garden trains will whir and whistle across more than 300 feet of track around dozens of miniature Omaha-area landmarks, such as the First National Tower, Woodmen Tower, Union Pacific's headquarters, the Rose Theater and numerous Old Market buildings. Standard garden admission rates apply for this exhibit. Members are admitted free. Join today! Read more

  • NITE WITH SANTA
    Thursday, December 4, 2014

    Nite with Santa at the Beresheim House December 4, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Bring your camera and snap a memory with Santa. Read more

  • GAELIC STORM
    Friday, February 13, 2015

    Gaelic Storm Friday, February 13, 2015 from 8:00pm-10:00pm Arts Center - Iowa Western Community College 2700 College Road, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Gaelic Storm is back with the #1 Billboard World Album, The Boathouse, a seafaring album of traditional songs of the ocean, recorded in one whiskey fueled week in a converted boathouse on The Chesapeake Bay. The Boathouse is the sixth album to be released on the band’s own label, Lost Again Records, and showcases the incomparable songwriting and accomplished musicianship of a band that has made their mark bringing fans to their feet two hundred days per year. With catalog sales of more than 1 million, Gaelic Storm boasts four consecutive album debuts at #1 on the Billboard World Albums Chart. The group’s ability to deftly incorporate a rock sensibility into their sound affords them rare crossover appeal; sharing the same bill with acts ranging from Zac Brown Band and the Goo Goo Dolls to Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett. With their signature acoustic production, Gaelic Storm blends indie-folk and world grooves with Celtic tradition to bring you twelve tales of plight and plunder, whiskey-drenched pirates, flying cannon balls and the ladies of ill repute. Ready your sea legs; you'll need them for The Boathouse! Tickets may be purchased by calling the Box Office at 712-388-7140 or online at artscenter.iwcc.edu Read more

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