Winners of the bikes Elizabeth Hanna, left, and Tatum May show off their prizes from the Lego competition at Smokin’ on Broadway. (Johnson Publications photo)

Jett Patterson concentrates on his project. He placed third in the 5-6 age group. (Johnson Publications photo)

Koy Paisley competed in the Lego competition at Smokin’ on Broadway. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lego competition a hit with youths

One new event at Smokin’ on Broadway this year was a Lego building competition.
Sponsored by Boy Scouts Pack 199, each participant was given a pack with 100 Legos inside.

Angie Paisley instructs a group of students on infant choking and CPR during the babysitting class. From left are Angie Paisley, 11-year-old Ashlyn Heermann, 10-year-old Kylee Rowley, 9-year-old Norah Weiss and 10-year-old Elizabeth Hanna, all from Imperial. (Johnson Publications photo)

UNL, MPCC team up for ‘Watz Up’ program on babysitting

    The University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) extension office and Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) teamed up June 26 to present a babysitting class as part of the “Watz Up” series, said Debbie K

Amber Tuller from Imperial was selected from the audience to assist magician Adam White. His unique rapport with children shows on the young assistant’s face as he humorously walks her through one of his magic tricks. (Johnson Publications photo)

After stuffing Kenny the skunk into a paper sack marked “DOOM,” held by magician Adam White, Kevin Dannatt of Imperial reaches back in to find out what may come back out. (Johnson Publications photo)

Magician wows crowd with comedy, antics

    Once again, Smokin’ on Broadway amassed an impressive collection of activities, performances and contests for the community and surrounding areas to enjoy.


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