Calendar

Jul
16
Tue
Mosquito Spraying @ Gering and Terrytown
Jul 16 all-day

The City of Gering will begin spraying for mosquitoes on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.  Spraying will continue every Tuesday and Thursday evening; weather permitting, for the remainder of the mosquito season.

The City of Terrytown has contracted with the City of Gering for mosquito spraying on Tuesdays in residential areas, in the parks and along trails.

If you have any questions please call Casey Dahlgrin at 308-436-5096.

 

WNAC President’s Show
Jul 16 all-day

The 2019 President’s Show: Picasso can be viewed now through July 28th.  Visit the gallery Tuesday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Closed Mondays.

Gallery admission is FREE and open to the public.

The West Nebraska Arts Center is a cultural non-profit organization committed to education, awareness and excellence in the arts, serving the North Platte Valley Region. WNAC is located at 106 East 18th Street in Scottsbluff, NE.

To learn more visit www.thewnac.com or find us on Facebook and Instagram

Morrill Farmer’s Market
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Buy Fresh! Buy Local! Shop the Morrill Farmer’s Market Tuesdays from 3pm to 6pm, or Saturdays from 11am to 2pm.    East Side of Morrill through October.  Senior Coupons Accepted.

Questions? 308 247 2475

Juvenile NA/AA Meeting
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Valley Youth Connections is hosting a Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting.  This is a 17 and under closed group.

Snacks and refreshments available.  The NA/AA group will have a meeting every Tuesday from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at Valley Youth Connections, 29 S. Beltline Hwy West.

(Former Furniture Tech Building)

Jul
17
Wed
City of Gering Mill & Overlay Project
Jul 17 all-day

Beginning Wednesday, July 17, 2019 through Wednesday, July 31, 2019 milling & overlay will begin on the following streets:

  • 13th Street from ‘U’ Street north to Dead End,
  • “N” Street from 10th Street to 11th Street,
  • 9th Street from “R” Street to “S” Street
  • and Sage Street in front of the Gering Medical Clinic.

Work shall include cold milling, asphalt overlay, and related work. Please refrain from parking on these streets during the specified timeframe.

Forsberg exhibit on display at Wildcat Hills @ Wildcat Hills Nature Center
Jul 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 A traveling photography exhibit by renowned nature photographer Michael Forsberg of Lincoln is on display at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center at Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area through Aug. 20.

The Wildcat Hills Nature Center is open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit and reception is open to the public free of charge, but a Nebraska park entry permit, available for purchase at the center or online at outdoornebraska.org, is required for vehicles entering the park.

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Dawes County 4-H Consumer & Family Sciences Day @ Dawes County Fairgrounds - Chadron
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am – 8:00 pm

4-H Consumer & Family Sciences Day
8:30 AM 4-H CLOTHING CHECK-IN (JUDGING TO START AT 9 AM) 4-H BUILDING
1-2 PM 4-H FCS LIFE CHALLENGE CONTEST 4-H BUILDING
4:30 PM 4-H PRESENTATION CONTEST 4-H BUILDING
7 PM 4-H FASHION SHOW PUBLIC WELCOME! 4-H BUILDING

Bridgeport Farmer’s Market @ Karette Parking Lot
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm

Bridgeport Farmer’s Market is open Wednesdays now through September!  Featuring fresh, home grown produce, home-made crafts, plants, home-baked goods and direct market representatives.

Located at the Karette Parking Lot, 4:00pm  to dark, Wednesdays, through September, weather permitting.  Everyone is welcome!

What Happened to the Dinosaurs-A Biblical View @ Calvary Memorial Church - Gering
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm

Brian Mariani of the Alpha Omega Institute of Colorado will share what the Bible says about dinosaurs and look into sources of both ancient and surprisingly recent history to understand dragons and dinosaurs, what we know and what we think.

The program is free, although a free will donation will be taken.  The program is at Calvary Memorial Church, 18th and Birch Street in Gering at 7:00pm on Wednesday July 17th.

Jul
18
Thu
Exhibit: “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Jul 18 all-day

Scotts Bluff National Monument’s Centennial Exhibit will be on display at the Legacy of the Plains Museum this summer.

The exhibit titled “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” will be open to the public starting Thursday, May 9th, through September.

Showcasing the vast history and culture at Scotts Bluff National Monument, the exhibit will feature an original soap box derby car, an adobe brick made by the Civilian Conservation Corp in the 1930’s, historical photographs, interpretive displays and the William Henry Jackson prints originally housed in the Visitor Center, which is undergoing a major renovation and expansion project.

The centennial exhibit will be free and open to the public.  Regular museum admission is required for the main gallery.

Legacy of the Plains Museum is open Monday through
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information about Scotts Bluff National Monument, please call 308-436-9701, visit http://www.nps.gov/scbl or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/scottsbluffnp

Midwest Summer Matinee Madness! @ Historic Midwest Theater
Jul 18 all-day

Midwest Theater is once again hosting the Midwest Summer Matinee Madness! All Summer Matinee Madness Screenings are held on Thursdays. 

2 screenings each day, 9:00am and 1:30pm.

2019 Midwest Summer Matinee Madness Movie List Dates and Titles (subject to change):

June 13 “The Land Before Time” Rated: G
June 20 “Wonder Park” Rated: PG
June 27 “An American Tale” Rated: G
July 11 “The Tale of Despereaux” Rated: G
July 18 “The Great Muppet Caper” Rated: G
July 25 “The Lorax” Rated: PG 

Mosquito Spraying @ Gering and Terrytown
Jul 18 all-day

The City of Gering will begin spraying for mosquitoes on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.  Spraying will continue every Tuesday and Thursday evening; weather permitting, for the remainder of the mosquito season.

The City of Terrytown has contracted with the City of Gering for mosquito spraying on Tuesdays in residential areas, in the parks and along trails.

If you have any questions please call Casey Dahlgrin at 308-436-5096.

 

Theatre West is underway! @ WNCC - Scottsbluff
Jul 18 all-day

THEATRE WEST BOX OFFICE IS OPEN FOR THE 2019 SEASON!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

WNCC  1601 EAST 27TH STREET / EAST PARKING LOT / PLATTE VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (LOOK FOR THEATRE WEST FLAGS) 

HOURS: 

MONDAY – FRIDAY  / 10:00 – 4:00 

EVENING PERFORMANCES  / 6:30 – 7:30

MATINEE PERFORMANCES   / 1:00 – 2:00

Box Office Telephone:   308-635-6193

FOREVER PLAID” 

June 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 P.M. / June 22 at 2:00 P.M.

SHREK”

June 27, 28, 29, July 5, 6 at 7:30 P.M. / June 29, 30, and July 6 at 2:00 P.M.

THE MUSIC MAN”

July 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 at 7:30 P.M. / July 20 at 2:00 P.M.

LION KING JR”

July 27, 28 at 2:00 P.M.

United Way Quackers n Cheese @ Scottsbluff
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Just in time for the United Way Duck Dash on Saturday:

United Way Quackers n Cheese

Thursday, July 18, 2019

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Team Auto Center

Bands on Broadway – A Summer Concert Series @ 18th Street Plaza - Scottsbluff
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Bands on Broadway”

A six-week summer concert series in the 18th Street Plaza in Downtown Scottsbluff starting on July 4th and running through August 8th.

Come out Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for a wide variety of local and regional bands performing music including bluegrass, country, pop and rock, all of which will be family friendly.  The band schedule is listed on the Bands on Broadway Facebook page.

An assortment of food trucks will be on hand each week as well as the local downtown restaurants.

Bands on Broadway is a community event provided free of charge and will offer entertainment and fun for the entire family.

Gering City Band Concerts
Jul 18 @ 7:30 pm

The Gering City Band have begun their annual “Concert In the Park” series at Gering’s Legion Park.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the band, directed by Randy Raines.  Admission is free.

A special concert will be performed on Tuesday July 2nd, featuring patriotic works and songs celebrating Independence Day.  This concert will also be performed at Legion Park.

The City Band will then perform at Five Rocks Amphitheater on Friday, July 12 for their annual Oregon Trail Days concert.

The Band will then return to Legion Park for their final summer concert on Thursday, July 18th.

All concerts begin at 7:30 pm

Jul
19
Fri
Bioblitz at Wildcat Hills
Jul 19 all-day

The public is invited to join the Wildcat Hills Bioblitz at Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area on July 19-20.

 A bioblitz is an event where members of the public become “citizen scientists” and work with biologists to survey a particular area, recording all plants and animals they can find and develop an accurate snapshot of the wildlife present in the area this time of year.

The Bioblitz will run from 6 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday, with the Wildcat Hills Nature Center serving as its headquarters.

The second day’s activities will get underway at 8 a.m. with a birding survey, followed by plants, insects and reptiles.

Individuals and groups are encouraged to participate in as little or as much of the bioblitz as they like.

 Vehicles are required to have a Nebraska Park Entry Permit, but the event is otherwise open to the public free of charge.

To RSVP contact the Nature Center at 308-436-3777 or ngpc.wildcat.hills@nebraska.gov.

The schedule:

Friday, July 19: Dinner (RSVP required) 6 p.m.; Nature photography 6:30 p.m.; Sunset hike 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 20: Birding 8 a.m.; Plant hike 9 a.m.; Insects 10 a.m.; Reptiles 11 a.m.

City of Gering Mill & Overlay Project
Jul 19 all-day

Beginning Wednesday, July 17, 2019 through Wednesday, July 31, 2019 milling & overlay will begin on the following streets:

  • 13th Street from ‘U’ Street north to Dead End,
  • “N” Street from 10th Street to 11th Street,
  • 9th Street from “R” Street to “S” Street
  • and Sage Street in front of the Gering Medical Clinic.

Work shall include cold milling, asphalt overlay, and related work. Please refrain from parking on these streets during the specified timeframe.

Mosquito Spraying @ Scottsbluff
Jul 19 all-day

The City of Scottsbluff Public Works Department mosquito spraying program will be on Fridays, weather permitting, from 3:00 A.M. to 7:00 A.M. If it is raining or the wind is above 10 MPH, we will not be spraying.

This schedule will be throughout the summer to let the public know
which mornings and time we will be out if you need to close your windows.  Please call our office at 308-630-6297 if you have any questions.

New Student Registration Sessions @ Eastern Wyoming College - Torrington
Jul 19 all-day

Eastern Wyoming College has announced that four new student registration events will be held at the main campus in Torrington on May 24, June 10, July 19 and August 5. Students will sign up for a 30-minute session to meet with their advisor to register for the Fall 2019 semester.

Students will have the opportunity to begin with ACCUPLACER placement exams, if needed. This placement exam is used to ensure placement into the appropriate English, reading and math courses. There is a fee of $20 for these computer-based exams. Students should bring a calculator for the mathematics portion of the test.

Financial Aid staff will be available to assist students with the financial aid process and preparing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Students are encouraged to sign up early for the new student registration sessions. To sign up, call Michelle at 307.532.8230 or visit the EWC website at ewc.wy.edu to sign up online.

Registration for the Summer 2019 session is also currently open. A complete schedule is available online at ewc.wy.edu.