Calendar

May
7
Tue
Midwest Summer Matinee Madness Ticket Sales Underway @ Historic Midwest Theater
May 7 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 

UP steam locomotives – Big Boy No. 4014 and Living Legend No. 844 @ Cheyenne to Ogden, UT
May 7 all-day

Union Pacific’s historic steam locomotives – Big Boy No. 4014 and the Living Legend No. 844 – are touring the Union Pacific system throughout 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary.

Big Boy No. 4014 will leave Cheyenne with the Living Legend No. 844 May 4 following a 9:30 a.m. MT christening ceremony at the historic Cheyenne Depot and arrive in Ogden for the May 9 celebratory event. The event will be streamed live at 10:30 a.m. MT via the Union Pacific Facebook page.

The Big Boy and Living Legend will make several brief stops in communities on their way to Ogden.

The Big Boy’s return to the rails is the product of more than two years of meticulous restoration work by the Union Pacific Steam Team. No. 4014 is the world’s only operating Big Boy locomotive.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming Highway Patrol urge motorists to be extra vigilant when traveling during the upcoming Union Pacific (UP) railroad events.

Motorists are not allowed to stop or park on the side of I-80 or along the overpasses or bridges.  Violators, who decide to stop along the interstate, can be fined up to $235.00.

Spectators can visit https://www.up.com/heritage/steam/schedule/index.htm for more information on tour schedule and stops.

Due to the dynamic nature of these operations, running times and scheduled stops are subject to change.

Join the Union Pacific Steam Club to be notified of major schedule updates. Small schedule changes will be communicated immediately via the UP Steam Club Facebook Group and the @UP_Steam Twitter feed located at twitter.com/up_steam.

 

Agri-Tourism Forum @ 960AM/100.3FM
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Retirement and Recognition Ceremony @ Scottsbluff High School Commons Area
May 7 @ 4:30 pm

The Scottsbluff Education Association and Board of Education will be hosting the Retirement and Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday May 7th. The public is invited to attend and give well wishes to all District retirees. In addition to recognizing retiring staff, SEA also recognizes Friends of Education award winners and scholarship recipients. Light refreshments are provided. This event is free and open to the public.

SHS Commons

Meet & Greet 4:30

Program Starts 5:00

Juvenile NA/AA Meeting
May 7 @ 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)

STEM CLUB – Special Guest @ Scottsbluff Lied Public Library
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

STEM Club will have a Special Guest, Leann Sato Stormwater Program Specialist from the City of Scottsbluff. Leann will be presenting “Rain on Earth and Other Planets”. The STEM Brainiacs will learn about rain on other planets and how it differs from Earth. There will be demonstrations of what “rains” on Venus, Nepturne, Titan and other planets.

Door Prizes and “brain food” will be provided.

STEM Club is free, geared for K-6th grade students and open to the public with no preregistration required.

Held 5-6pm in the Lied Scottsbluff Library Meeting Room.

GHS Vocal Music Concert
May 7 @ 7:00 pm

Due to construction at the high school the High School Vocal Music concert will take place at the Gering Junior High Gym.

– May 7 at 7:00  HS Vocal Music Concert

Everyone is welcome to attend.  The concert is free.

May
8
Wed
Exhibit: “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
May 8 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

Theatre West Pre-Season Ticket Sale
May 8 all-day

Season tickets are on sale for the 2019 Theatre West summer productions.  The grand opening of the remodeled WNCC performing arts center and theatre will coincide with Theatre West’s first 2019 production on June 14th .

Tickets can be purchased by mail or online from April 8 – May 8th
2019 SEASON TICKET PRICES
ADULT / $48 (savings of $12)
SENIOR / $42 (savings of $11)
STUDENT / $18 (savings of $3)

BY MAIL: THEATRE WEST / 1601 EAST 27TH STREET / SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
ONLINE: www.theatrewestnebraska.com

2019 SEASON

“FOREVER PLAID”  June 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 P.M. / June 22 at 2:00 P.M.

“SHREK”  June 27, 28, 29, July 5, 6 at 7:30 P.M. / June 29, 30, July 6 at 2:00P.M

“THE MUSIC MAN” July 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 at 7:30 P.M / July 20 at 2:00 P.M.

“LION KING JR”   July 27, 28 at 2:00 P.M.

 

Fundraisers for Paws 4 Paws/Skipper’s Cupboard @ Scottsbluff
May 8 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th

FUNDRAISER FOR PAWS 4 PAWS

Sam and Louie’s Restaurant, Scottsbluff, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

May 8th

FUNDRAISER SKIPPER’S CUPBOARD

Bianco and Company, Scottsbluff; 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

May 10thth

FUNDRAISER SKIPPER’S CUPBOARD

Cappuccino and Company, Scottsbluff, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Monthly Outdoor Siren Test CANCELLED TODAY
May 8 @ 10:00 am

THE MONTHLY SIREN TEST WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED TODAY SEPTEMBER 11th DUE TO THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS.

 

Region 22 Emergency Management and Scotts Bluff County Consolidated Communications Center will test the outdoor warning sirens in Gering, Scottsbluff, Terrytown, McGrew, Henry and Harrisburg on Wednesday at 10:00 AM. This test will only last for approximately one minute and will include the Western Nebraska Regional Airport and Western Sugar.

These tests will be conducted on the second Wednesday of every month through October. In case of inclement weather on the morning of the test, the test will be cancelled.

The purpose of these tests are to insure the sirens and their communications link are in proper working order in case the time comes that they are needed for a real emergency, such as a tornado, damaging straight-line winds, or chemical spill.

GREAT AMERICAN RAIL-TRAIL REVEAL @ Chadron
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, May 8
12-1pm
Railroad Park
Downtown Chadron
FREE LUNCH

Join us as we go live with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to reveal the preferred route of the Great American Rail-Trail, a cross-country multi-use trail that will span more than 3,700 miles from Washington D.C. to Washington State, and will go right through Chadron!

More information can be found on our Facebook page:
Northwest Nebraska Trails Association

Gering Public Schools Retirement Tea @ Gering Junior High Cafeteria
May 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Gering Public Schools is hosting a Retirement Tea for retiring staff and faculty.  The public is encouraged to attend.  The event runs from 3:30pm to 5:00pm in the Junior High Cafeteria, on Wednesday, May 8th.

BSB: WESTCO @ Chadron (DH) @ 101.7FM and KNEB.com
May 8 @ 4:45 pm
Cornerstone Singers and Ringers Concert @ Bible Baptist Church
May 8 @ 7:00 pm

Bible Baptist Church at 2023 Ave. C in Scottsbluff is please to invite the community to a free concert put on by the Cornerstone Singers and Ringers.

This choir from Cornerstone Bible Institute in Hot Springs, South Dakota will present sacred music in voice and with bells. The concert will be on Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 PM. There is no charge. A freewill offering will be taken for the ministry of the school.

May
9
Thu
Exhibit: “100 Years of Scotts Bluff National Monument” @ Legacy of the Plains Museum
May 9 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 Ticket Sales Underway @ Historic Midwest Theater
May 9 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 

UP steam locomotives – Big Boy No. 4014 and Living Legend No. 844 @ Cheyenne to Ogden, UT
May 9 all-day

Union Pacific’s historic steam locomotives – Big Boy No. 4014 and the Living Legend No. 844 – are touring the Union Pacific system throughout 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary.

Big Boy No. 4014 will leave Cheyenne with the Living Legend No. 844 May 4 following a 9:30 a.m. MT christening ceremony at the historic Cheyenne Depot and arrive in Ogden for the May 9 celebratory event. The event will be streamed live at 10:30 a.m. MT via the Union Pacific Facebook page.

The Big Boy and Living Legend will make several brief stops in communities on their way to Ogden.

The Big Boy’s return to the rails is the product of more than two years of meticulous restoration work by the Union Pacific Steam Team. No. 4014 is the world’s only operating Big Boy locomotive.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming Highway Patrol urge motorists to be extra vigilant when traveling during the upcoming Union Pacific (UP) railroad events.

Motorists are not allowed to stop or park on the side of I-80 or along the overpasses or bridges.  Violators, who decide to stop along the interstate, can be fined up to $235.00.

Spectators can visit https://www.up.com/heritage/steam/schedule/index.htm for more information on tour schedule and stops.

Due to the dynamic nature of these operations, running times and scheduled stops are subject to change.

Join the Union Pacific Steam Club to be notified of major schedule updates. Small schedule changes will be communicated immediately via the UP Steam Club Facebook Group and the @UP_Steam Twitter feed located at twitter.com/up_steam.

 

Rolls & Issues Conference Calls with Senator Stinner
May 9 @ 7:30 am
Rolls & Issues Conference Calls with Senator Stinner will held on every other Thursday  at 7:30 a.m. You can use the phone bridge connection sponsored by CenturyLink and call in from your own office, from home or join us at the Chamber Office. The phone number to call is 308-635-8300.
This conference call with District 48 State Senator John Stinner gives you the opportunity to share your concerns and issues and stay informed on issues that pertain to our area and your business.
Additional Date: February 28th, March 14th, March 28th, April 11th, April 25th, May 9th, May 23rd and June 6th.
If you have any questions please call the Chamber office at 308-632-2133.  1517 Broadway, Suite 104,  Scottsbluff.
Naval Ships with Wyoming Names @ Homesteaders Museum - Torrington
May 9 @ 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