Calendar

May
26
Sun
Memorial Day Services/Activities
May 26 all-day

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Creighton Valley Cemetery – – – – 2:30 pm   (East of Gering on highway 92 – County Road “U” & 27th and  ½ mile South)

Monday, May 27, 2019

Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff – – – – 9:00 am

Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Scottsbluff – – 11:00 am

Western NE State Veterans Home, Scottsbluff – 1:30 pm

Westlawn Cemetery, Gering – – – – 10:00 am

Mitchell Valley Cemetery, Mitchell – – – 10:00 am

North Platte River Bridge, Mitchell – – – 10:30 am

North Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell – – – 11:00 am

Eastlawn Cemetery, Minatare – – – – 11:00 am

Elsewhere:
Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery at Bridgeport will hold Ceremonies at 10:30am Monday,  conducted by the American Legion and Sons of the American Legion
Mintken-Davison Post 301 American Legion at Dalton will hold Memorial Day Services at 10:30am, Monday, May 27th  at the Dalton Cemetery.
Rose Hill Cemetery at Broadwater will host services Monday at 11:00am, followed by a carry in lunch at Messiah Lutheran Church
Other Activities: MONDAY
8:00 am – Coffee, Western NE State Veterans Home, Scottsbluff  (Open to the public)
Indianapolis 500 @ KNEB 960 AM/100.3 FM and KNEB.com
May 26 @ 9:00 am
Gering Swimming Pool to Open (New date)
May 26 @ 1:00 pm

The Gering Municipal Swimming Pool will open for the season (new date) on May 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. depending on weather.

Adult (16 & up) $4.00

Youth (5 to 15) $3.50

Children FREE

(4 & under with Adult)

(Including the use of the water slide.)

Adult Swimming 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Open Swimming – Daily 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Family Hour – Daily 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

(Children must be accompanied by a parent.)

Open Swimming – Daily 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Season Passes

Family $120.00

Single $65.00

“Shazam!”
May 26 @ 1:30 pm

The Historic Midwest Theater announces the film “Shazam!” will show this weekend May 24-26.

 

Movie Synopsis: We all have a Superhero inside of us — it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Billy Batson’s case, all he needs to do is shout out one word to transform into the adult superhero Shazam. 

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2h 12min

Showtimes:
Sunday, May 26th 1:30pm

BSB: Nebraska vs. Ohio State/Minnesota (Big Ten Tournament @ Omaha) @ KNEB 960 AM/100.3 FM
May 26 @ 1:30 pm
NASCAR: Coca-Cola 600 (Charlotte – PRN)
May 26 @ 4:00 pm
May
27
Mon
DAV Van volunteer drivers needed
May 27 all-day

Volunteers are needed to drive the Disabled American Veterans Van to transport veterans from Gering, NE to the Cheyenne, WY VA Medical Center.

Please be advised, the DAV Van drivers don’t have to be veterans and there are medical limitations on who is able to drive.

Anyone who would like more information on becoming a DAV Volunteer Van driver please contact John J Brehm at the Scotts Bluff County Veterans Service Office at 308-436-6643

Donate used durable medical equipment
May 27 all-day

Let Independence Rising give your extra, gently used durable medical equipment a home.

Your donation allows Independence Rising to rent durable medical equipment to individuals who have a disability or are recovering from illness or surgery. This assistive equipment provides essential support necessary for individuals to live independently in the community. Equipment rents for $10/per item for 4 months.

They are currently in need of manual wheelchairs; slide boards & tub/shower transfer benches.

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

Memorial Day Closures
May 27 all-day

Monday May 27th is the U.S. Holiday for Memorial Day.   All Federal, State and Local Government offices will be closed.  Regular Mail will not be delivered.  U.S. Postal Offices will be closed.  Many businesses will also be closed.

 

Due to the holiday, trash collection for Gering Residential & Commercial customers will be collected on Tuesday, after Commercial and Residential customers that are normally collected on Tuesday. Residential customers need to be aware that collection may be later than normal due to the holiday.

The City of Kimball offices and City departments, including the Landfill, will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.

The Kimball Library will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 25, 2019 through Monday, May 27, 2019.

Eastern Wyoming College will be closed Monday May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday May 28. The Fitness Center will be closed May 25-27 and will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday May 28.

Memorial Day Masses @ Bayard, Bridgeport, Dalton
May 27 all-day

The Catholic communities in Bayard, Bridgeport and Dalton will celebrate Mass on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019 at the local cemeteries.

Father CP Varghese, pastor of Sacred Heart in Bayard,
All Souls in Bridgeport, and St. Mary’s in Dalton, will preside.
Mass at the Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery at Bridgeport will be held at 8 a.m., at the Bayard Cemetery at 10 a.m., and at St. Mary’s Cemetery at Dalton at 5 p.m.

Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and umbrellas (for
shade). In case of inclement weather, Mass will be held at the respective churches.

Memorial Day Services/Activities
May 27 all-day

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Creighton Valley Cemetery – – – – 2:30 pm   (East of Gering on highway 92 – County Road “U” & 27th and  ½ mile South)

Monday, May 27, 2019

Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff – – – – 9:00 am

Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Scottsbluff – – 11:00 am

Western NE State Veterans Home, Scottsbluff – 1:30 pm

Westlawn Cemetery, Gering – – – – 10:00 am

Mitchell Valley Cemetery, Mitchell – – – 10:00 am

North Platte River Bridge, Mitchell – – – 10:30 am

North Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell – – – 11:00 am

Eastlawn Cemetery, Minatare – – – – 11:00 am

Elsewhere:
Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery at Bridgeport will hold Ceremonies at 10:30am Monday,  conducted by the American Legion and Sons of the American Legion
Mintken-Davison Post 301 American Legion at Dalton will hold Memorial Day Services at 10:30am, Monday, May 27th  at the Dalton Cemetery.
Rose Hill Cemetery at Broadwater will host services Monday at 11:00am, followed by a carry in lunch at Messiah Lutheran Church
Other Activities: MONDAY
8:00 am – Coffee, Western NE State Veterans Home, Scottsbluff  (Open to the public)
Midwest Summer Matinee Madness Ticket Sales Underway @ Historic Midwest Theater
May 27 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.


The coupon books can be pre-purchased for All 6 Movies for just $12.00 until June 12
th.

Coupon Books go on Sale May 1ST until June 12TH (or until supply runs out) at the Lied Scottsbluff Public Library, Gering Public Library, Midwest Theater office or online at MidewestTheater.com Buy early as supply is limited.


Midwest Theater Summer Membership Special

Become a new member between May 6-31,2019 and get SIX FREE TICKETS for the Summer Matinee Madness film series!

For membership information, visit midwesttheater.com/support/membership/

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 

Knights of Columbus Bingo @ KC Hall
May 27 @ 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.
 
May
28
Tue
Excavation at the Hell Gap Paleoindian site
May 28 all-day

Once again, area residents and visitors will have an opportunity early this summer to observe, and in some cases, participate in excavation at the Hell Gap Paleoindian site, which was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2018.

A series of public meetings to introduce the site, its history, and possible future developments, will be held throughout the area prior to and during the field school season.

The Summer 2019 field school will run in three sessions from June 21 to July 29: June 21-July 1, July 6-15, July 20-29. Hell Gap is located northeast of Guernsey on Whalen Canyon Road.

For more information on this Advanced Field School 5180 opportunity, and related activities, contact

Marcel Kornfeld at anpro1@uwyo.edu, or Larson at mlarson@uwyo.edu, or visit the website http://www.uwyo.edu/anthropology/piri/, see the summer schedule tab.

Greener Gardens Greenhouse Workshops @ North Platte NRD - Scottsbluff
May 28 @ 9:00 am

Time: 9:00 am
Date: Monthly every-last Tuesday
Location: 100547 Airport Road, Scottsbluff, the North Platte NRD Office
Limit:15 people max, unless otherwise stated so sign up quickly

Presenters: Jenifer Berge Sauter, Special Projects Coordinator for Greener Gardens Greenhouse of the North Platte NRD, & Amanda Shepperd, Forestry and Outreach Technician of the North Platte NRD & the Nebraska Forest Service

Date–Title–Notes

March 26th, 2019
Propagation and Plant ID * Please bring your own reusable container

April 30th,  2019       Tomato “Seed to Harvest”

May 28th, 2019
“I bought a new plant; how do I care for it?”
* The practical techniques to extend your plants
life, and general plant care

June 25th, 2019
Kitchen Composting and Introducing Worms into the
Mix  * 10 people max, don’t want to many people
scaring the worms
* Bring a coffee container, with a lid to start your
own counter composter

July 30th, 2019
Introducing Lemon Grass * We will be learning to separate lemon grass, and other uses of the amazing plant

August
27th, 2019
Working with Water * Soil types demonstration, proper watering and why

September
24th, 2019
Hügelkulturs Workshop * Learn a new way to use old wood in your garden

October
29th, 2019
Bug Identification

Notes:
• Classes will be approximately an hour long
• Parking in the front of the NRD building, all classes will begin in the Education Room

Questions and to Sign up call the North Platte NRD office at
(308)632-2749

Volunteers Needed to pick up Cemetery Flags @ Sunset and Fairview Cemeteries - Scottsbluff
May 28 @ 9:00 am

Volunteers are needed to pick up the US Flags on deceased
veterans graves at both Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery and
Fairview Cemetery at Scottsbluff, NE.

Volunteers are asked to be at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 9:00 am and immediately
following that the volunteers will go to Fairview Cemetery to
pick up the US grave flags.

Naval Ships with Wyoming Names @ Homesteaders Museum - Torrington
May 28 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

The Homesteaders Museum and the City of Torrington are excited to announce the arrival of the exhibit Naval Ships with Wyoming Names, a traveling exhibit from the Fort Casper Museum. This exhibit will be open to the public at the Homesteaders Museum on 495 Main Street in Torrington, WY with no cost of admission until the end of May. Museum hours are Monday through Friday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment.

This exhibit was organized by Fort Caspar Museum as a traveling exhibit that features many of the U.S. Navy ships named after the state of Wyoming—its people, cities and towns, counties, and rivers—beginning with the earliest ship in 1900 up through ones that are in service today

Juvenile NA/AA Meeting
May 28 @ 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)

Western Nebraska Pioneers Baseball Opening Night DELAYED @ Gering
May 28 @ 5:30 pm

The Western Nebraska Pioneers regret to announce that tonight’s home opener against the Fremont Moo is postponed due to rain and wet grounds. The game will be made up on Thursday, May 30 in a doubleheader that will start at 5:00 p.m. Two seven-inning games will be played and the first 500 fans will receive free cowbells, courtesy of SuzyQ.

The game scheduled for Wednesday, May 29 will now be Opening Night, with free t-shirts to the first 500 fans, courtesy of The Steel Grill. Wednesday night is Scottsbluff Schools Foundation Night, highlighting educators from the Scottsbluff school district and their families.

Thank you for your understanding of the situation and we’ll see you at the ballpark!

For single game tickets, 10-ticket flex passes, group tickets and party deck options call: 308. 633.BALL or visit www.wnpioneers.com

Listen to every Pioneers game on KNEB 960AM and 100.3 FM

50th Anniversary Moon Landing Documentary Sneak Peek @ Alliance High School
May 28 @ 6:30 pm
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Tuesday May 28th at 6:30 at the Alliance High School Performing  Arts Center. The PBS documentary film excerpt Chasing the Moon will be shown.