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Jun
19
Wed
32nd annual Tour de Nebraska Bicycle Tour
Jun 19 all-day

A total of 467 cyclists on the 32ndAnnual Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will roll out of Sidney on Wednesday, June 19th and travel five days to Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff, Bridgeport and back to Sidney.

With this number of cyclists on this year’s Tour de Nebraska annual bicycle adventure, it’s even more critical for motorists and cyclists to use extra caution on the road.

For the complete tour details go to:

https://www.tourdenebraska.com/our-2019-tour.html

 

Jun
20
Thu
32nd annual Tour de Nebraska Bicycle Tour
Jun 20 all-day

A total of 467 cyclists on the 32ndAnnual Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will roll out of Sidney on Wednesday, June 19th and travel five days to Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff, Bridgeport and back to Sidney.

With this number of cyclists on this year’s Tour de Nebraska annual bicycle adventure, it’s even more critical for motorists and cyclists to use extra caution on the road.

For the complete tour details go to:

https://www.tourdenebraska.com/our-2019-tour.html

 

Exhibit: “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Jun 20 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

Honor Flight participants on their way to D.C. @ Scottsbluff
Jun 20 all-day

12th Honor Flight from Western Nebraska will take 11 Korean and Vietnam Veterans and their guardians to Washington D.C.

They will arrive in Scottsbluff for lunch at the Elks at Noon on June 20th, and will depart at 1pm enroute to Denver International Airport.

You are invited to help welcome the Veterans by holding a flag, furnished by the Patriot Guard Riders.

The Schedule: June 20th

Arriving on Highway 26 from Minatare, they will turn west on East Overland to 5th Avenue.

North of 5th Avenue to 20th Street

West on 20th Street to 1st Avenue, then south on 1st Ave to the Elks

12:00 Noon Arrive at the Elks for lunch, 1614 1st Ave.

1:00pm Depart for Kimball and points south to Denver

Contact: bgold@charter.net  308 632 3651

Midwest Summer Matinee Madness! @ Historic Midwest Theater
Jun 20 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
Jun 20 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.

 

Panhandle June Wheat and Pea Field Days @ UN-L High Plains Ag Lab - Sidney
Jun 20 all-day

The UNL High Plains Ag Lab near Sidney will sponsor its annual June field day on June 20 this year. It’s an opportunity to hear updates on research going on at the ag lab and view the results from winter wheat and pea variety trials. In addition to HPAL, wheat and pea variety tours will be conducted June 20 and 21 at cooperators’ farms in the Panhandle.

The schedule of wheat tours:

June 20, High Plains Ag Lab, Sidney: During the HPAL field day, Morning field day featuring wheat on dryland crops, grazing systems, and integrated crop-livestock research.

June 20, Box Butte County: 4 p.m., irrigated wheat variety plot tour at Chris Cullan farm, Box Butte County. From Berea, ¾ mile north on Highway 385; plot is on west side of highway.

June 20, Box Butte County: 7 p.m., dryland wheat variety plot tour at Chris Cullan farm. From Berea, north on Highway 2 for 2.7 miles, then west on Hall Rd 0.65 miles. Plot is on the south side of the road.

 

Pea Field Days

Field pea plot tours are scheduled for June 20 in Cheyenne County and June 21 in Box Butte County.

June 20, 8 a.m., Cheyenne County at High Plains Ag Lab (Rainfed): From HPAL office, 0.25 miles east on CR 32N, then north on trial road.

June 21, 9 a.m., Box Butte County, Greg Hansen Farm: From Hemingford, 7 miles east on Dodge RD, 2 miles south on CR 62. Plot is on east side of road.

Registration Deadline: Family History Center Field Trip
Jun 20 all-day

Thursday, June 20th is the registration deadline for the West Nebraska Family Research and History Center’s Field Trip to Alliance to visit the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery, Swallows Military Museum and Knight Museum and Sandhills Center.

Please contact the West Nebraska Family Research and History Center at 1602 Avenue A in Scottsbluff, call 635-2400, or log on to wnfrhc.org for more information.

Public listening sessions on university president search @ UN-K
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters, and members of the public are invited to a series of listening sessions beginning June 20 and 21 to gather input on the search for the next president of the University of Nebraska

University of Nebraska at Kearney (Thursday, June 20)  (CentralTime)

Nebraskan Student Union (1013 W. 27th St., Kearney)

·         8 to 9 a.m.: Faculty listening session

·         9:30 to 10:30 a.m.: Staff/administrator listening session

·         11 a.m. to Noon: Student listening session

·         12:30 to 1:30 p.m.: Alumni/business/community listening session

·         2 to 3 p.m.: Open listening session

Senator Sasse Mobile Office @ Banner and Kimball Counties
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Constituent services representatives from Senator Ben Sasse’s office are coming to a town near you to offer guidance and aid to Nebraskans who require help navigating Washington’s federal bureaucracy. 

BANNER COUNTY
Thursday, June 20
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT
Banner County Courthouse
204 State Street
Harrisburg, NE 69345

 

KIMBALL COUNTY
Thursday, June 20
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM MT
Kimball Public Library
208 South Walnut
Kimball, NE 69145

Tour De Nebraska Street Closure @ Gering
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm

8th Street between R Street and S Street, at Gering Junior High, will be closed to through traffic at noon Thursday, June 20, 2019 for the Tour De Nebraska. The road will reopen at 3:00 pm on Friday, June 21, 2019.

BSB: Buckley @ WESTCO (DH) @ 101.7FM and KNEB.com
Jun 20 @ 4:45 pm
Gering Hosts Evening Event for Tour De Nebraska Riders “Burgers, Brats & Bands” @ Five Rocks Amphitheater
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Tour De Nebraska riders will be treated to an evening of “Burgers, Brats & Bands at Five Rocks” in Gering. Before the dinner bell rings for the riders; a cash bar will be available (21 and older), followed by the meal catered by The Meat Shoppe & Catering Thyme. (homemade brats, Nebraska beef burgers, pasta salad, chips, cookie and beverage).

Live entertainment on stage starts at 5:15 pm; with continuous performances by local-area talents that include: “Theater West Production Company” and bands “AzUcAr”, “Gypsy Whispers”, “Gering City Band” and “Area Code 308”.

Residents and visitors are invited to come out and enjoy the
entertainment with the Tour De Nebraska riders FREE of charge; and also purchase-enjoy the meal at a cost of $10.00 per person.

5:00 p.m. – Reception & Cash Bar for Tour De Nebraska riders
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Burgers & Brats Meal is Served
5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Continuous Entertainment on Stage

BSB: Pioneers @ Hastings Sodbusters @ KNEB 960AM/100.3FM
Jun 20 @ 5:15 pm
Multi-Cooker Class @ Gering Council Chambers
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm

Tammie Ostdiek, University of Nebraska Extension has been under pressure to create a class featuring multi-cookers! If you have one that has you intimidated, Tammie can help remove the mystique for you. She will explore basic techniques, serve up some delicious recipes and offer tips and pointers on how to create quick and safe meals for your family.

If you don’t have a multi-cooker already, this is your chance to see if you want one of these time-saving devices. A multi-cooker can be used as a slow cooker, a pressure cooker, a rice maker, to steam, sauteé and to keep food warm.  With a multi-cooker, you can get a last-minute meal on the table quickly.

This program is free and open to the public, but we would appreciate it if you could sign up ahead of time by calling 436-7433.

QUESTIONS? Contact the Gering Public Library at (308) 436-7433 or gpl@geringlibrary.org.

Bit N Spur 4-H Club/Camp Scott Picnic and Horse Show
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm

Bit N Spur 4-H Club/Camp Scott Picnic and Horse Show

Thursday, June 20, 2019

PICNIC 6 P.M.

HORSE SHOW  7 P.M.

This is Bit & Spur’s 35 year to host this event.

Thanks to the Kiwanis Club for providing the meat and drink for our meal and to our parents for the salads and brownies and cookies.

The Horse Show will begin immediately following the picnic.

Campers and their parents are invited to the picnic and then to enjoy our short horse show. After the show we would like the campers to come to the arena gate to ride a horse.

4-H members will be serving food for the picnic, and 4-H parents are invited to the picnic.

Please reply with the number of family members who will be attending.

RSVP Mrs. Baker 783-1957 or  raccoon@scottsbluff.net

Theatre West presents “Forever Plaid” @ WNCC
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm

Forever Plaid is one of the most popular and successful musicals in recent memory. This deliciously fun revue is chock-full of classic barbershop quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies!

Production runs June 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 nd at 7:30 with a 2pm matinee on June 22 nd .

For tickets call the box office at 308-635-6193 or online at theatrewestnebraska.com.

Don’t miss this incredible show!

Movie in the Park @ Morrill
Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm

Join Platte Valley Bank on Thursday June 20th for the first Morrill Movie in the Park of the summer season! We will be showing The Goonies at the Village of Morrill City Park.

Bring the whole family for free popcorn, concessions for sale and kids activities before the movie!

Grab your chairs and blankets and help Platte Valley Bank kick off the summer with a free outdoor showing of The Goonies.

Call 247-2147 for more information.

Jun
21
Fri
32nd annual Tour de Nebraska Bicycle Tour
Jun 21 all-day

A total of 467 cyclists on the 32ndAnnual Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will roll out of Sidney on Wednesday, June 19th and travel five days to Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff, Bridgeport and back to Sidney.

With this number of cyclists on this year’s Tour de Nebraska annual bicycle adventure, it’s even more critical for motorists and cyclists to use extra caution on the road.

For the complete tour details go to:

https://www.tourdenebraska.com/our-2019-tour.html

 

Becoming an “Outdoors-Family” Camp
Jun 21 all-day

Kick off the summer enjoying the outdoors with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission at a Becoming an Outdoors-Family Camp.
The camp will be held June 21- 23 at Bridgeport State Recreation Area and Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area.

This program is provided to families who are new to camping and the outdoors. With the expert guidance of instructors, families will learn how to fish, camp, kayak, and cook outdoors in a relaxed and safe environment.

All food will be provided, as well as fishing, kayaking and
shooting equipment. Participants will bring their own tent
and camping supplies. Some loaner tents will be available.

Download the registration outdoornebraska.gov/bof