Calendar

Aug
21
Wed
UW SAREC Field Day @ Lingle, WY
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center near Lingle will hold their annual Field Day and Open House on Wednesday, August 21st starting at 3pm.

Get an overview of SAREC activities, field tours, visit the vendors and enjoy dinner at 6.  Guest Speaker is Don Day of Day Weather Incorporated.
Please call 307 837 2000 to RSVP.
The SAREC is located just west of Lingle on Highway 157
Bridgeport Farmer’s Market @ Karette Parking Lot
Aug 21 @ 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!

Aug
22
Thu
Exhibit: “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Aug 22 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

Mosquito Spraying @ Gering and Terrytown
Aug 22 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.

 

PREC Annual field day @ Panhandle Research and Extension Center
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

The UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center will host the annual Panhandle Ag Research and Technology Tour – PARTT. This annual field day will feature new equipment and technology in irrigated crops such as dry beans, sugarbeets, and corn. Field tours will show off current research in soil and nutrition management, ag economics, irrigation, plant pathology, weed management, plant breeding, and entomology.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. At 9 a.m., the morning keynote will be provided by Richard Bischoff, associate vice chancellor for faculty and academic leader success of UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Plot tours begin at 9:30 a.m. and last until lunch. Four trailers will take visitors on the plot tours, each visiting the plots in a different order. Each stop will last about 25 minutes.

A free lunch will be served at noon, with a keynote address by Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen. After lunch the tour moves inside to the auditorium for several presentations until 2 p.m. will include these topics and speakers:

Innovative Solutions for Water Management in Western Nebraska (John Berge, General Manager, North Platte Natural Resources District)

2018 Farm Bill (Jessica Groskopf, Ag Economist, Nebraska Extension)

Question-Answer Panel on the canal break on the Gering-Fort Laramie Canal

A pair of technology demonstrations will be offered at 2 p.m., the first on robotics and the second on a weed sprayer.

In addition to the tour, vendors will showcase new equipment and ag technologies.

For more information contact event chair Xin Qiao, Irrigation and Water Management Specialist, at 308-632-1240 or xin.qiao@unl.edu

Aug
23
Fri
Mosquito Spraying @ Scottsbluff
Aug 23 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.

HS Softball: Scottsbluff @ Lexington @ 960AM/100.3FM and KNEB.com
Aug 23 @ 3:50 pm
Square Dance and Picnic @ Gering
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm

Friday, August 23- The Oregon Trail Dance Club will have an Indoor Picnic Dance at the IOOF Hall in Gering from 7:00-9:00 with Dean Dederman calling, Lucky cuing.  Meal starts at 5:30 with plus dancing at 6:30.    The IOOF Hall is at 800 N Street– Gering

Sunday, August 25- The Oregon Trail Dance Club will have a dance in the old 4-H building in Kimball from 3:00-5:00.  The caller is Bill Henke.  Pre-rounds will be at 2:30 with Connie Henke.  Lunch afterwards as always.

Aug
24
Sat
Scottsbluff Farmer’s Market @ 18th Street Plaza
Aug 24 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

18th Street Farmers Market

Downtown Scottsbluff Plaza

Hours are 8:00 am to 11:00 am

For more information, see 18th Street Farmers Market on Facebook.

NPNRD Water EXPO, Family Fun with Water! @ North Platte NRD - Scottsbluff
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

NPNRD Water EXPO
Family Fun with Water! (Be prepared to get wet!)
AUGUST 24th 10:00am to 2:00pm

The event is free, and a lunch will be provided. It is anticipated that there will be dozens of sponsors and vendors onsite as well. A portion of the sponsorships will be donated to the Gering Ft. Laramie Canal Relief Fund.

North Platte Natural Resources District
100547 Airport Road – Scottsbluff

Pepsi #CashWall Cash Stop @ North Platte NRD
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Morrill Farmer’s Market
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 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

Teammates of Bridgeport Night of Music and Laughs @ Prairie Winds Community Center
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm

Teammates of Bridgeport presents “A Night of Music and Laughs” August 24th,  at the Prairie Winds Community Center in Bridgeport beginning at 2:00 pm with local and regional entertainment outside with regional and local artisan food and beverage vendors.

Some of the acts include:

  • Green Valley Homesteaders,
  • Jennifer Ernest,
  • J2Acousrie,
  • Tim Ostdiek.

5:30-7:30 pm  Dinner will be served

7:00 pm  Live Auction with lots of great items

8:00 pm  National Sensation Comedian and Entertainer Extraordinare:  Mike Bliss 

Close out the evening with music and dancing

VIP Table of 8  — $500.00 (limited)  Contact Amy McVicker

$40 Single or $75 Couple tickets available from any Bridgeport Teammates board member.

All proceeds benefit Bridgeport Teammates and Bridgeport Teammates Scholarship Program

NFL: Denver Broncos @ Los Angeles Rams (Preseason) @ KNEB 960 AM/100.3 FM
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm
Oregon Trail Wagon Train Revisited! @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm

Legacy of the Plains Museum is bringing back the Oregon Trail Wagon Train AGAIN! Join us out for an exciting night under the stars for a ribeye steak dinner, beer garden, and concert by Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band!  August 24th!

Dinner will start at 6:30 PM with a ribeye steak dinner, baked potato, green beans, and sourdough bread!
Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band will go on at 8 PM!

Tickets can be purchased at Legacy.  Call or stop on by to get your tickets today!  436-1989.

Aug
25
Sun
YMCA Flag Football Deadline
Aug 25 all-day
Fall Youth Sports are starting up the Scottsbluff Family YMCA.
Flag Football- deadline 8/25/19 – no registrations taken after 8/25/19

Stop in at the front desk or call the YMCA

Scottsbluff Family YMCA
22 S Beltline Hwy East
Scottsbluff
(308)635-2318
Square Dance @ Kimball
Aug 25 @ 2:30 pm

Sunday, August 25- The Oregon Trail Dance Club will have a dance in the old 4-H building in Kimball from 3:00-5:00.  The caller is Bill Henke.  Pre-rounds will be at 2:30 with Connie Henke.  Lunch afterwards as always.

Gering FCA Booster Club Picnic in the Park @ Legion Park - Gering
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Gering FCA Booster Club  “Picnic In The Park”

A fundraiser to support Gering FCA Huddles.

Sunday, August 25th, 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Legion Park.

Burgers, chips, pop,

Speakers, Music and Games

$6.00 per meal

Purchase tickets at the elementary schools or at the event.

Aug
26
Mon
Donate used durable medical equipment
Aug 26 all-day

Donate “no longer needed” gently used durable medical equipment to people in need.  Independence Rising is an organization that loans durable medical equipment to individuals with a disability or are recovering from an illness or surgery.

Examples are wheelchairs, walkers, canes, seated walkers, bath benches and chairs, toilet risers and commodes.

Independence Rising is an Independent Living Center located at  Northfield,  2350 Five Rocks Road in Gering.

Equipment rents for $10/per item for 4 months, if after 4 months the equipment is still needed it will be an additional $10/per item for another 4 months.

Please contact Jamie Schweda @ Independence Rising 308-633-7025

Knights of Columbus Bingo @ KC Hall
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm
The Knights of Columbus would like to remind everyone that Monday night is Bingo night.  Doors open at 5:00 pm, and the games start at 7:00 pm.  Burgers, hotdogs, and other snacks are available for purchase.  All proceeds also go to help fund local charities. 
The Knights Hall is at 1719 1st Avenue in Scottsbluff.