Calendar

Jun
27
Thu
Exhibit: “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
Jun 27 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
Jun 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.

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 27 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.

 

Brief City Department Closure
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The City of Gering Utility and Administrative offices, Gering Public Library, Police Reception Desk, Landfill office/scale and all City Departments will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 27, 2019 for an Employee Appreciation Event and to recognize City employees for years of service.

Rural Radio Forum: Rural Infrastructure @ A radio near you
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm

The next Rural Radio Forum will focus on “Rural Infrastructure”. This special radio program will air on KNEB 960AM/100.3 FM, and the  Rural Radio Network Tuesday, August 6thth at 2:00 pm MDT.

The Rural Radio Network will devote one hour to concentrate on “Rural Infrastructure”. We are lining up experts to talk about roads and bridges and where they stand after the devastating March flooding in Nebraska. We will also talk the need for Internet access in rural Nebraska.

BSB: Hastings Sodbusters @ Pioneers (DH) @ 960AM/100.3FM
Jun 27 @ 4:15 pm
Gering Library Summer Reading Program Teen Party
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm

Cosmic Capers Ending Party

Gering Public Library Community Room

Teens:  (6th-12th Grades)

Thu, June 27, 6pm – 9pm
Fun, food, crafts, and a Mystery Mission Escape Room!
Gering City Band Concerts
Jun 27 @ 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

Theatre West presents: “Shrek the Musical” @ WNCC - Scottsbluff
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm

Theatre West presents its second production of the season, Shrek the Musical.

Production runs June 27, 28, 29 July 5 and 6th at 7:30 with a 2pm matinee on June 29, 30 and July 6th. Matinee’s are dress up days! We encourage audience members to attend dressed as their favorite character from the show.

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

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Jun
28
Fri
5th Annual Potter Car Bowl @ Potter
Jun 28 all-day

Rev-up your engines and race over to Potter, Nebraska June 29 for the fifth annual Potter Car Bowl.

Friday June 28th is pre-registration, burgers, family comedy show, street concert and fireworks.

Saturday June 29th enjoy the Car show, BBQ, beer, wine, auctions, craft show, pine wood derby, duckpin bowling, live music by the Juke joint cruisers and food vendors!… Fun for the whole family!

The Potter Car Bowl!

Check us out Lincolnhighwaycruisers dot com for registrations and event information or call 308-207-5908

Mosquito Spraying @ Scottsbluff
Jun 28 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.

EWC to honor Branham @ Eastern Wyoming College - Torrington
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington will hold a retirement reception in the President’s office for Holly Branham on June 28, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

 

Holly Branham will retire on June 30th after nearly 35 years of service to EWC. Branham began her career at EWC September 24, 1984.  She has been the Executive Assistant to the President since 1993.

3rd Annual Celtic Gathering @ Five Rocks Amphitheater
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Have a grand time at the 3rd Annual Celtic Gathering at Five Rocks Amphitheater Friday evening, and all day Saturday and Sunday.

$5.00 for a weekend pass.  18 and under are free.

Enjoy Celtic culture and traditions

  • Bagpipes
  • Irish music
  • Scottish Influenced Folk and Punk Rock
  • Renaissance Scotts Villlage
  • View a Battle Charge, See Wool Spinning, Shot at Bow
  • Interactive Family Activities
  • WhIskey tastings, food and fun for all ages
  • For more information 800 788 9475   or www.scottsbluffcelticgathering.com
Free Soup Dinner @ Scottsbluff
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm

A free soup dinner is served at the Scottsbluff Church of Christ at 5:30 pm. Come and enjoy the free meal, the last Friday of each month.   The church is located at 1919 Ave “N” Scottsbluff.

Community Family Swim @ Trails West YMCA Camp Pool
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Community Family Swim Nights at Trails West Camp Pool!

Bring your family and come enjoy our beautiful view at our pool.

Members $3 or Non-Members $5

15 & under must be accompanied by an adult

7 & under must have adult in water with them at all times

No Pets or Smoking at our facility!

Friday June 28th, 2019 from 6-8 pm

Stay tuned for MEMBER ONLY swim nights and

Community Family Swim Nights in July.

Hope to see you there!

Wine and Chimps at RDC
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Riverside Discovery Center is hosting an evening fundraiser showcasing our newly renovated Chimp Outpost and its 5 new Chimpanzee inhabitants.

Join us at Riverside Discovery Center Friday, June 28th for wine, hors d’oeuvres, and acoustic music! This event is for people 21 or older.

Date:
Friday, June 28, 2019
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cost:
$50 per ticket
$85 for two tickets
Commemorative wine glass included with each ticket

 

All funds are to benefit animal operations at Riverside Discovery Center.
BSB: Badlands Big Sticks @ Pioneers @ KNEB 960AM/100.3FM
Jun 28 @ 6:15 pm
Legion Baseball: Chadron @ Gering
Jun 28 @ 6:45 pm
Theatre West presents: “Shrek the Musical” @ WNCC - Scottsbluff
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm

Theatre West presents its second production of the season, Shrek the Musical.

Production runs June 27, 28, 29 July 5 and 6th at 7:30 with a 2pm matinee on June 29, 30 and July 6th. Matinee’s are dress up days! We encourage audience members to attend dressed as their favorite character from the show.

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

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Bat program up next in state park speaker series @ Ft. Robinson State Park
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm

The summer speaker series continues with a program about the fascinating and often misunderstood flying mammals of the night — bats.

Amanda Filipi, a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission outdoor education specialist, will deliver the presentation Friday, June 28, at 8 p.m. It will be at Fort Robinson State Park’s Soldier Creek Campground shelter house, just off U.S. Highway 20. The program is targeted to park visitors of all ages.

The series of presentations is a collaboration of the National Park Service’s Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, the U.S. Forest Service’s Hudson-Meng Education and Research Center and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The programs are open to the public free of charge but vehicles must have a Nebraska Park Entry Permit, available at outdoornebraska.org or from vendors throughout the state.