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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Our Community Events

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    The Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show September 18-21, 2014 For additional information contact Kim at (402)346-4002, ext. 224 or The Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show is entering its eleventh year of bringing renowned experts in antiques, gardening, and various fields of design and art to Omaha. The show's three days are filled with educational experiences and of course fabulous and affordable shopping opportunities. Under the leadership of our honorary chairmen Mary Seina and Cindy Bay the show has grown in stature to become one of the region's most anticipated events. • The show benefits Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha's Botanical Center. In the past eight years the show has hosted more than 40,000 people and to date has raised more than $3.8 million to benefit the garden and its educational programs. • The regional appeal of this event continues to grow. The show reaches a broad audience drawing from a six state area including Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota and Colorado. • The show offers a one-of-a-kind collector's experience not found elsewhere in the region. Showcasing more than 30 exhibitor booths representing both international and domestic dealers. The show will feature both beautiful and affordable examples of museum quality antiques ranging from porcelain, silver, jewelry, oriental rugs, paintings, and finely crafted furniture. • On Sunday, guests bring their heirlooms and antiques to the "What's it Worth?" Appraisal Clinic for a professional evaluation from one of the nation's premier appraisers of antiques and fine art. • Past luncheon lecturers include: Carolyne Roehm, Kathryn Ireland, Danielle Rollins, Eddie Ross, Thomas Jayne, Alessandra Branca, Coleen Christian Burke, Charlotte Moss, Suzanne Rheinstein, Alexa Hampton, Barry Dixon, Bunny Williams, P. Allen Smith, Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, Carleton Varney, Judith Miller, the Keno Brothers, Charles Faudree, Jay Strongwater, Sheila Chavetz and Jeffrey Bilhuber. Read more

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Join us September 18, 2014 at the Mid America Center for the PCF Annual Event and Fundraiser. Enjoy beer tasting paired with heavy hors d'oeuvres and bid on our 'Go Wild' silent and live auction items. The 2013 event raised over $20,000 to support the PCF mission and goals. Tickets are $35.00 each or a table of 8 for $275.00. If you are interested in attending the event, donating an auction item or becoming a sponsor please call 712-328-5638 or email . Read more

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Manawa Faith Community 10 Huron Circle - Council Bluffs Annual Block Party September 20, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Free hot dogs, chips and drink For for all, bounce house, dunk tank cake walk, ring toss, plinko, magnetic darts, ski-ball and many more. Read more

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Fall Street Dance Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. 128 West Broadway - Council Bluffs Featuring musicians Jimmy Weber and Billy McGuigan!! Opening act will be Jake Myers and Kelsey Nord! Beer garden opens at 6:00, music from 7-10pm For those 21+. Free to enjoy the music, $5 entry to beer garden. Read more

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Join the Vineyards and Wineries of Western Iowa at the Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park Saturday, September 27, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the 5th Annual Loess Hills Wine Festival. Live Music, Grape Stomp, Craft Vendors, Kids Activities, Food. Tickets just $30. VIP $60. Enjoy the tastings from local Iowa wineries and breweries! Make a day of the festival! Read more

    Saturday, October 11, 2014

    Annual Chili Fest Saturday, October 11th 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Arrowhead Park 29357 310th Street, Neola, IA Come out to Arrowhead Park to enjoy a warm bowl of chili in the crisp fall air. The chili fest will include children’s games and activities, pumpkin painting, and hayrack rides. All ages are welcome to attend. Please meet at Breezee Lodge. Cost: $5.00 ages 14 and over; $2.00 ages 6-13; children 5 and under admitted free. Call 712-485-2295 for more information. Read more

    Saturday, October 11, 2014

    Gethsemane Presbyterian Church 224 Wallace Avenue - Council Bluffs, IA Annual Pulled Pork Dinner Saturday, October 11th, 2014 4:00-7:00 p.m. Adults $8 - Children $5 Read more

    Saturday, October 11, 2014

    Saturday, October 11th 8:00 p.m. Arts Center - Iowa Western Community College, 2700 College Road The 60’s, 70’s and 80’s were a golden era for songwriting with acts like Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James and The Shondells, and other big name chart-busting groups creating beloved hits that are woven into America’s consciousness. Now, after decades behind the scenes, some of the greatest artists who were instrumental in the success of these fabulous songs have reunited to form THE HIT MEN. Not Broadway actors, or a tribute band, these guys are the real performers– including members of mega-star acts like Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, The Critters. On the road touring as THE HIT MEN, this brotherhood of musicians relive the magic they created on world stages and in recording studios years ago, bringing audiences a night of hit after hit songs such as “Oh What a Night”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Mony, Mony”, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” and “You’re So Vain”. Read more

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