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
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)
The critically acclaimed Hastings College Choir and its conductor Dr. Fritz Mountford are embarking on a regional tour through parts of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska this month. Long an audience favorite, the Hastings College Choir presents an eclectic program of America’s favorite songs of faith and laughter and love.
The final day of the tour is Tuesday, October 22, when the choir will perform at Scottsbluff High School and then work with students and perform at Alliance High School.
The final performance, which is free and open to the public, will be at Alliance High School (1450 Box Butte Ave., Alliance, Nebraska) at 6:30 p.m.
Weather permitting, road construction will be happening on
US-26/N-71 at Scottsbluff.
The junction at N-71/US-26 will be closed to all traffic. No traffic will be allowed to turn onto or off N-71 at US-26. The closure will take place during daytime hours only. Detour routes will be in place.
Access to the sugar factory from the south on N-71 will be maintained during this closure.
Anticipated completion is late fall of 2019.
Toddler Read and Romp Story and Playtime happens each Wednesday morning at the Gering Public Library. The program is targeted toward children ages 1 to 3. The first 30 minutes at 10:00am consists of books and songs, finger plays, felt board stories, rhymes, and movement activities.
The second 30 minutes involves hands on materials and activities for an educational and social playtime.
Check the the Gering Library website for schedule changes
Leggo Club is back at the Gering Public Library from 3:00pm to 4:00pm each Wednesday. Kids are busy building all kinds of amazing Lego projects!
Black Hills Energy will be performing an upgrade of its facilities along Nebraska State Highway 71, north of the intersection of Highways 26 & 71.
Traffic flow is not expected to be impacted by this construction project, but you will likely see signage in the area to notify drivers of the work and asking drivers to take necessary precautions as they travel through the area. The work is currently scheduled to done October 14th through Oct. 25th.
Hay Days is a fun new seasonal play area at Riverside Discovery Center! It features hundreds of hay bales used to create a hay pyramid, hay maze, hay slide, fun autumn-themed games and more. Enjoy all the activities and see animals too! This is a wonderful opportunity for families to enjoy the fall season at the zoo!
There is no additional charge, this new area is included with
regular zoo admission or free for zoo members. It will be open during regular zoo hours.
Hay Days and will go into November and beyond, depending on the weather.
Nebraska Extension will host a Farm Bill education meeting Oct. 24 at the Kimball County 4-H building from 8:30-11:30 a.m. This meeting is free and open to the public. Registration is requested to ensure adequate handouts for participants. To register please call the Kimball County Extension Office 308-235-3122.
The 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law last December, reauthorized the existing Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net programs that were in the 2014 Farm Bill. However, producers will need to make new program enrollment decisions over the coming months.
While the ARC and PLC programs under the new farm bill remain very similar to the previous farm bill, a few program changes coupled with changes in market conditions and outlook could significantly impact producer decisions.
Preschool Move and Groove Storytime meets each Thursday morning at 10:00am at the Gering Public Library. It is targeted toward kids ages 3 to 5. Movement and sound accompanies read-alouds, feltboard stories, rhymes, finger plays, videos and a craft or educational activity. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver but no registration is required.
Check the Gering Public Library website for schedule changes.
Preschool Storytime will be held at the Lied Scottsbluff Public Library every Thursday from 10:00am to 10:30am and 6:15pm to 6:45pm for children ages 2 to 6. Each week at Storytime, a specific topic is featured through the use of stories, DVDs, songs, puppetry, fingerplays and more. No pre-registration is necessary to attend.
For more information, pick up a brochure, call 630-6250, or “like” the library on Facebook.
Goshen Community theatre will close out the season with the wildly popular whodunit THE MOUSETRAP- known for being the longest running play in London, approaching 29,000 performances since opening in 1952.
The show will run October 17 through 26 at the Eastern Wyoming College Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door beginning one hour before each performance.
Performance dates are:
Thursday/Friday/Saturdays October 17-19 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 20 and Saturday, October 26 at 2 p.m.
Thursday/Friday, October 24-25 at 7:30 p.m.
You are invited to wear pink on Friday, October 25th for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and help Paint the City of Alliance Pink!
To honor breast cancer patients in Box Butte County, you are encouraged to donate items such as:
- Pocket-size tissue packs
- Sudoku Books
- Word Search Books
- Pens, Pencils and Highlighters
- Journals and Coloring Books
- Trial Size hand lotions/sanitizers
- Lip Balm
- Fuzzy Socks
- Hard Candy
All items collected will be given to Jane’s Closet for “Comfort Bags” to be used by patients fighting breast cancer in the community. Monetary donations are also welcome.
Drop off your donations at the Chamber office by October 25th.
Paint the City Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!