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If your non-profit organization has a fund-raising event you would like to have published in the Tidbits® paper, please contact us. Space is limited but we will make every effort to list special events such as fund-raisers for your organization. Use our online form at Alice United Methodist Church Alice United Methodist Church Spring Dinner March 29, 2014, 11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m. 4617 Alice Rd., Center Point, IA Menu: Chicken & Noodles, Potatoes & Gravy, Corn, Squash, Salad, Rolls & Desserts Adults: $7.00; Children 10 & under: $3.00; Preschool: Free Bake Sale, Rag Rugs & Quilts for sale. Alice U.M. Church is located 4 1/2 miles east of Center Point on the Central City Highway Chair Lift Available Animal Resource Foundation and SAINT Rescue Open House Saturday, March 29th, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm 1200 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids Animal Resource Foundation and SAINT Rescue have found a new home and we’re celebrating by having an Open House. The facility will house the Animal Resource Foundation Rescue Bank Pet Food Pantry and the SAINT Rescue Cat Adoption Center. Our open house will feature tours, a silent auction, door prize drawings, refreshments and a bake sale. Coggon Area Betterment Association Sock Hop March 29, 2014, 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM 408 E. Linn St., Coggon Saturday, March 29th; 7:00 – 11:00 PM SOCK HOP at the Coggon Center former Coggon Elementary School) DJ playing hits from the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s Admission $3.00 per person or $5.00 per couple Concessions offered. Handicap accessible. Questions? Call Harriet 319-929-2713 Newhall American Legion Newhall American Legion Pancake Breakfast March 30, 2014, 8:00am - 12:30pm 19 First Avenue, Newhall Buffalo United Methodist Church Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale Saturday, April 5, 2014, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 1000 30th Street N.E., Cedar Rapids Come and enjoy Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Coffee, Juice, Milk BREAKFAST IS FREE Donations will be used for the "IMAGINE NO MALARIA" Project to buy netting to prevent mosquitoes from biting.

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• Many expressions are ingrained in our vocabulary when we are only knee high to a grasshopper (very small.) Some are kept out of earshot of children because they may not be appropriate for young ears! (Those won’t be in Tidbits!) • While little children may be cute as a bug’s ear (the smaller they come, the cuter they are), some are bullheaded (stubborn) and make a beeline (go toward) to trouble. After all, when the cat’s away, the mice will play (people misbehaving without supervision). • Sometimes supervision is in the hands of the biggest frog in the pond (most important person in a group), while at other times it may be given to the leader who is as calm as a toad in the sun (calm and content). Either way, if there is conflict, it may be necessary to separate the sheep from the goats (distinguish the good from the bad). • When conflict arises, there are times when people act like animals. A dumb cluck (person acting stupid) may be pigheaded (stupidly stubborn) and try to find a scapegoat (innocent person who is blamed) when things go wrong. • A bullheaded (obstinate) person may try to butt heads (to argue fiercely) with a sheepish (embarrassed) friend only to find that she will pull the wool over his eyes ( fool him). • It is easy to get fleeced (swindled) if you don’t pay attention to what is happening to you and just ignore obvious problems. If you make yourself a sitting duck (easy target) you may end up in a harebrained scheme (foolish plan). • It is much better to have all your ducks in a row (be organized), than to go down a rabbit hole (enter a fantasy world) when you need to make decisions. 319-432-1534

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Jesus told a parable of the “Good Samaritan” which our country passed a law from.. This parable portrays a modeled behavior pattern that is expected from all of us who desire to do the right thing. There are four things that I can do that will help someone in times of crisis; 1) Allow compassion to govern my heart – keep your antennas up for opportunities to help. 2) Take the time needed out of a busy schedule – sometimes it takes time to do what is necessary. 3) Use my personal resources – cash or usage of personal possessions are a needed asset to help. 4) Get out of the way – let God do His job once you have done yours. If I can incorporate these 4 steps in Jesus’ model of behavior I can love my neighbor the way God designed me to. If I want to make a difference and do the right thing, I must learn to use the head, heart, and hands that Jesus does. May we all be transformed into “Loving God and People More Today than Yesterday.”

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• Hold on if you think we are barking up the wrong tree (have the wrong idea), fantasy worlds can be fun and engaging. Just remember that it’s a dog-eat-dog world (there is a lot of competition in life) out there and you need to be careful not to be constantly chasing your own tail (working hard but not getting anything done)! • If organizing gives you a burr under your saddle (causes you to be irritated), remember that the early bird gets the worm (start early so that you have the best chance for success).

• Seeing an opportunity to improve your life or your situation, sometimes requires walking on eggshells (being careful not to offend others) or a somewhat opposite situation; taking the bull by the horns (tackling the problem). • You sure don’t need to be told that you are not the sharpest quill on the porcupine (not very smart) if you are having a hard time with an assignment. Most people realize when they struggle and have butterflies in their stomachs (feel nervous) when they have bitten off more than they can chew (taken on too hard or big a task). • Speaking of chewing, when you are hungry as a bear (really hungry), it is usually best to take your time eating anyway. Don’t be silly and wolf down your food (eat too fast) or you may find yourself sick as a horse (very sick)! • Hold your horses (be patient) when you need to wait for your food, whether at your home, someone else’s home or a restaurant. Be a good egg (nice person) not a bad egg (bad person) and avoid fighting like cats and dogs (fierce argument). Don’t bite the hand that feeds you (harm someone who is helping you)!

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• Take the bull by the horns (face difficulty) when you are strong and can rule the roost (be the boss), but don’t get egg on your face (be humiliated) by taking on more than you can handle. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch (don’t plan on having something until you actually get it)! • If things are going well in your family or work life, don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs (don’t destroy the source of your good fortune). Be thankful and don’t ruffle any feathers (don’t upset anyone) or you may find yourself eating crow (having to admit that you are wrong). Remember birds of a feather flock together (similar people stick together). • Don’t be a fraidy cat (a coward) when it comes to trying new things. Carefully weigh the risks and wing it (improvise) as you are learning. If you get sent on a wild goose chase (to be sent searching for something that can’t be found), then learn from your search. • It is better to let the cat have your tongue (be quiet) than to pretend to be a fat cat (rich and powerful person) when you really have nothing to brag about. After all, the best laid plans of mice and men often go astray (even careful plans can go wrong). • Many times in our everyday lives the weather can be an influencing factor in our decision making. If it is raining cats and dogs outside (raining hard) then we are likely to be as happy as a clam (contended) staying at home reading a good book or watching a movie. If the sun is shining and it is nice and warm out, we are likely to go out to have a whale of a time (great enjoyment). • See you later, alligator (good-bye for now)! After awhile, crocodile (good-bye to you, too)! Tidbits will be back next week.

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December 22– January 19

Time to move on, Capricorn. You’ve pushed, and pushed, and pushed, and nothing has come of it. Furry friends bring much joy to a senior’s home.

January 20– February 18

Sometimes what you want is not necessarily what you need. Ask yourself, Aquarius, if you really need the item you’re after. A letter answers a question.

February 19– March 20

Fitness is a work in progress, constantly evolving to meet demand. Don’t be afraid to switch up your routine in order to reach your goals, Pisces.

March 21– April 19

Doggone it, Aries. The scope of a project at work continues to change. Perhaps it’s time for a meeting. A friend makes their opinion known.

April 20– May 20

A memo is clear as mud, Taurus. Ask around and find out what is going on behind the scenes before you take action. A wish is granted.

May 21– June 21 Grandiose measures are not required, Gemini. Take the simple route to make the impression you seek. The pieces to a puzzle at work begin to come together.

June 22– July 22

Your moment to shine has come. Don’t disappoint, Cancer. A mystery at home begins to unravel. You’ll never guess what happens next.

July 23– August 22 You’re a class act, Leo. Your coworkers admire that and will look to you to lead the way in a precarious situation. Harmony reigns at home once more.

August 23– September 22 Little by little, Virgo. That is the approach you will have to take if you want to succeed. Patience is key. A childhood pal pops up just in time.

September 23– October 22

A loved one is feeling blue. Be there for them, Libra. One small act of kindness can do a world of good. An organization calls on you. Give what you can.

October 23– November 21

Actions speak louder than words, Scorpio. Keep that in mind with young ones this week. A surprise gift opens the door to bigger, better relationships.

November 22– December 21

The workload triples, and you must learn to delegate. Be savvy in your assignments, Sagittarius. The turnout at an event is more than expected.

Born into a musically gifted family, Celine Dion is the youngest of 14 children. Her parents were both musicians and raised their children to be involved with music as well. • Celine Marie Claudette Dion was born on March 30, 1968, in the rural French Canadian town of Charlemagne, Quebec, about 30 miles east of Montreal. Celine’s parents were the operators of a small club where the entire family performed on weekends. • Celine composed a French song, along with her mother and one of her brothers, when she was only twelve. When the demo tape with that song wound up in the hands of René Angélil, a personal manager, the course of Celine’s life was forever changed. • Amazed by Dion’s voice, Angélil was intent on making Celine famous in January, 1981. He mortgaged his own home to finance the recording of Celine Dion’s debut album! (She was only 13!) • By 1982, Dion was receiving international attention. She won the Gold Medal at the Yamaha World Song Festival in Tokyo in 1982. In 1983, she was the first Canadian to ever receive a Gold Record in France. • By the age of 18, Dion had nine French albums recorded and many awards. Her first English language album was recorded in 1990, containing the hit single, Where Does My Heart Beat Now. • The real breakthrough album that propelled Dion to international stardom was her second English album, recorded in 1992, The album, Celine Dion, featured the theme song for Disney’s animated hit, Beauty and the Beast. She and Peabo Bryson, chosen to sing the duet, were rewarded with the hit reaching worldwide audiences. • Celine Dion, became Dion’s first gold record in the U.S. and more than 12 million copies were sold internationally. She has earned awards from all over the world: Juno and Felix Awards in Canada, Grammys in the U.S., and many more. • Dion announced at a New Years’ Eve 1999 concert that she would be taking some time off to start a family. She and husband, René, welcomed a baby boy, René-Charles Angélil, into their lives on January 25, 2001. After a two-year absence, Celine released a new album, “A New Day Has Come” in March, 2002. • Dion began a three-year contract to appear at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in March, 2003. Her commitment was to appear five nights a week in The Colosseum, built especially for her and her show, “A New Day.” The 90-minute show was a “fusion of song, performance art, theatrical innovation and state-of-the-art technology.” The theater cost approximately $95 million! • On October 23, 2010, Dion gave birth to twin boys, Nelson and Eddy. The mother of 3 boys returned to the stage in Las Vegas on March 15, 2011. • Her new show features her biggest hits as well as classics from other artists. There is a full orchestra and band and 31 other musicians are featured in the 4,300 seat venue. Within a month of her return to Caesars Palace, the new show climbed to the #1 spot on Billboard’s Boxscore chart, which lists the top grossing concerts in North America. • Dion released her first English album in six years, Loved Me Back to Life, on November 5, 2013. Celine is the bestselling Canadian artist of all time and the second bestselling female artist in the United States.



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We’re finally into March, and for most of the country, that means the start of a welcome change from a cold and difficult winter. As the snow melts and the temperature warms, it’s time to start getting ready for the growing season that’s about to begin. In the northern part of the country, it’s unlikely that the lawn is ready for mowing. But homeowners here need to start unpacking and preparing lawncare equipment for use. This is a good time to bring the hedge trimmers, saws, rakes and other tools down from their pegs. Wipe off excess oil and dust from the handles and clean dirt or rust spots from the metal blades or tines. Sharpen trimmer and lawnmower blades using a metal rasp, or take them to a hardware store or service that will sharpen them for you. Bring out the lawnmower and prepare it for its first use. In the fall, you should have removed or emptied the gas tank, removed the spark plug, and removed the mower blades for cleaning and storage; now it’s time to put those back on. Start by installing the blades and brushing away old grass cuttings and dirt from the underside of the mower, then turn the mower upright and fill the tank with fresh gasoline or the correct gas-oil mixture. Install the spark plug. Roll the mower outside, prime the motor (either using a priming button if it has one, or by tugging the starter cord twice), and start the lawnmower. Run it for a few minutes, testing the throttle and other settings, then shut it down and store it in an accessible place, ready to mow the lawn. In more southerly states, new grass should already be visible, if not yet ready to mow. Now is the time to de-thatch the lawn, if needed, to allow that new growth more air and light. Any bare spots should be re-sodded, sprigged or de-thatched and re-seeded. Protect newly seeded areas from birds by setting low stakes around the spot and crisscrossing the area with string, or tying strips of cloth to the stakes to keep them away. Once the danger of hard frost has passed, shrubs and small trees that were wrapped in burlap over the winter can be unwrapped. Any bulbs that were planted or went dormant in the fall, such as tulips, will begin showing green shoots soon. Trees are beginning to bud and bloom, so avoid pruning them until the leaves are fully open. Spring can be an incredibly busy time for homeowners, so prepare your lawncare tools now in order to hit the ground running. Send your questions or home tips to

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