Community Calendar
 
  Sep 3 - Nov 12 WNCC "Basic Nursing Assistant"
            9 am-5 pm. W classes. $441, plus book. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Sep 4 - Sep 30 RDC hosts "Photo Contest"
            2 pictures per contestant and there will be 1st - 3rd prize winners per category and winning photos will be in 2015 RDC Calendar. Photos must be in by 9/30. 1600 S Beltline HWY W, Scottsbluff. 308-630-6236 or Kim 308-632-2233/kim.miedema@riversidediscoverycenter.org or RDC
             
  Sep 5 - Sep 28 WNAC hosts "Yelena Khanevskaya"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception 9/5, it is Free and open to the public. The exhibit will run until 9/28 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or WNAC
             
  Sep 5 - Nov 3 Scottsbluff Public Schools hosts "Public Tours for SHS"
            Pick a date and time that works for you by calling Principal, Mike Halley, 308-635-6230
             
  Sep 6 - Dec 6 WNCC "Bob Ross Painting"
            9 am-4 pm. Other classe dates 10/4, 11/15 & 12/6 $70. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Sep 9 - Sep 30 WNAC hosts "After-School Art Classes in Mitchell & Scottsbluff"
            3:45-5 pm. Tuesday afternoons. Open to students grades K-6. Inventive Media, 1210 Center Ave., Mitchell. or WNAC, 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or After-School Art
             
  Sep 10 - Oct 1 WNCC "The Heart of Writing"
            7-8:30 pm. $25. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Sep 13 - Sep 21 Scotts Bluff Area Visitors Bureau hosts "2014 Legends Week"
            Want to be a part of the Legends Week and celebrate? Brenda Leisy, 2930 Old Oregon Trail, Gering. 308-633-1808 or 800-788-9475
             
  Sep 15 - Oct 6 WNCC "Medication Aide"
            1-5 pm. $312. M, W, Th classes. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Sep 15 - Sep 25 WNCC "Engineering Club"
            3:45-5 pm. $35. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Sep 19 HiWay 92 Raceway Park presents "Stock Car Racing"
            7-10 pm. Friday night means racing. $10, adults/$6, 6-12/FREE for 5 & under. 4 miles E of Gering. Lee 308-632-7154
             
  Sep 19 - Sep 21 Midwest Theater Presents "Magic in the Moonlight"
            7:30 pm 9/19 & 9/20; 1:30 pm 9/21. $3 members & students/$5 non-members. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or Historical Midwest Theater
             
  Sep 19 Panhandle Partnerships for Health & Human Services hosts "Panhandle Prevention Coalition Meeting"
            9 am-noon. Prairie Winds Community Center, 428 N Main St., Bridgeport. Brook R., 308-487-3600 xt. 100 or brashke@panhandlepartnership.com
             
  Sep 20 Panhandle Quilt Guild "Meeting"
            9 am coffee time. Salad luncheon will follow meeting. WestWay Christian Church, 1702 W 27th St., Scottsbluff. PQG
             
  Sep 20 - Sep 21 Legacy of the Plains hosts "Harvest Festival XVIII"
            9 am-5 pm 9/20; 10 am-4 pm 9/21. Learn about the staple crop for the last 100 years in the valley. 2930 Old Oregon Trail, Gering. 308-436-1989
             
  Sep 20 18th Street Farmer's Market
            8-11 am. Many vendors with a variety of goods. Katrina Tylee, 308-225-0822 or littlehawkyarns@gmail.com
             
  Sep 20 Scotts Bluff National Monument hosts "Night Hike and Story Telling"
            7:30 pm. Rangers will share stories and folklore. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight. 190276 Old Oregon Trail, Gering. 308-436-9700 Free to the public w/park permit.
             
  Sep 20 Panhandle Prevention Coalition sponsors "Out of the Darkness-Community Walks""
            8-9 am. YMCA Trails West Pavilion, 1918 S Beltline HWY W, Scottsbluff. 308-633-2095 or Out of the Darkness
             
  Sep 20 Family Dollar hosts "Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting"
            8:45 am. Come and visit the new store. 1820 10th St., Gering. 308-225-0540
             
  Sep 20 Legion Combat Sports hosts "The Main MMA Event"
            6 pm gates open; 7 pm Event begins. $25 per ticket. Mitchell Event Center, Mitchel Fair Grounds, Mitchell. Purchase tickets @ Wolf Auto or Aarons Sales & Lease, Scottsbluff.
             
  Sep 20 The Wildcat Audubon Society "Meeting"
            7:30 pm. Conference Room of Plaza South at Regional West Medical Center, Scottsbluff. Program given by Kim Miedema, Education Director at Riverside Discovery Center. Visitors welcome. For information, call Alice Kenitz, 436-2959.
             
  Sep 20 The Scottsbluff High School Spanish Club "Bake Sale & 50/50 Raffle"
            10am-1pm. Walmart, 3322 Avenue I, Scottsbluff. Proceeds go to their upcoming educational tour to Spain this summer.
             
  Sep 20 20th Annual Safe Kids Day and Car Seat Check"
            10am-2pm. Gering Civic Center, 1050 M. Str., other fun, safety related activities.
             
  Sep 20 Open house for Reiny Meter
            2-4 pm. 1740 Q St., Gering.
             
  Sep 20 - Nov 15 Applications Now Available for Perry Outreach Program.
            9 am-3:30 pm. Application for 40 young women will be accepted between 9/20 until 10/16. Free program encourages young women to pursue careers in orthopaedics and engineering. The Perry Initiative
             
  Sep 21 Neb. Panhandle Chapter of the American Society of Germans from Russia "Meeting"
            2 pm. Refreshments will be served. Guests are invited. Plymouth Congregational Church, 743 Wintercreek Dr. Scottsbluff. 308-632-4241
             
  Sep 21 New Life Christian Fellowship and Marantha Outreach Ministries hosts "Monthly Pancake Breakfast"
            7:30-9:30 am. There is no charge. Free will donations will be accepted. IOOF Hall, 800 N St., Gering. 308-436-2826
             
  Sep 21 Platte Valley Music Teachers "Concert"
            3 pm. $5 adults/$3 students. Music and More, 5 W 19th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-7750
             
  Sep 21 Midwest Theater Presents "The ROYAL Shakespeare Company's production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona"
            6 pm. $12 advance sales, members or students/$15 all non-members day of show. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or midwest@nebraskarts.com
             
  Sep 21 WNAC hosts "7th Annual Art in the Courtyard @ Barn Anew Bed & Breakfast"
            10 am-4 pm. This year's art show proceeds benefit building improvement. 170549 CR L (2 miles W of Monument on HWY 92) Mitchell. 308-632-2226 or donna@thewnac.com
             
  Sep 23 RWMC hosts "Diabetes Support Group"
            6-7 pm. This group is free. Diabetes Care Center, South Unit, Rm. 1202 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-2100
             
  Sep 23 - Sep 24 UNL PREC hosts "ServSafe Training for Food Handlers"
            9 am-5 pm. Learn the up-to-date information on food microbiology, sanitary food handling, storage and more. Reg. by 9/10. Bluestem Rm., 4502 Ave. I, Scottsbluff. Jeanne, 308-762-5616 or jmurray1@unl.edu
             
  Sep 23 Lied Scottsbluff Public Library & AIM hosts "Free Basic Computer Workshop"
            6 pm. Best way to use EBay. Work shop is Free but need to Pre-reg. as seating is limited. 1809 3rd Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-630-6250
             
  Sep 23 WNCC Neb., Safety Council & Worksite Wellness presents "Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference & Trade Show"
            8:30 am-4 pm. This years Keynote Speaker will be "Dr. Jo" Dr. Joanne Owen-Nausler. Gering Civic Center, 1050 M St., Gering. braschke@panhandlepartnership.com or Panhandle Safety & Wellness
             
  Sep 23 - Oct 7 WNCC "Beginning Publisher"
            9 am-12 pm. T & TH class. $104, plus book (Gold members: $16.50, plus book). Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Sep 23 WNCC "Brazilian Embroidery Tussie Mussie"
            8:30-11:30 am. 2nd class 9/30. $20, plus $15 materials. 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700
             
  Sep 23 WNCC "Intermediate Facebook"
            7-9 pm. 2nd class 9/30. $20. 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700
             
  Sep 24 WNCC Neb., Safety Council & Worksite Wellness presents "In-Depth Training Classes"
            8 am-12 pm. OSHA Training Requirements; 1-5 pm. Safety Committee Training. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or Safety Council
             
  Sep 25 Gering Public Library hosts "Food for Thought Book Discussion Group"
            1:30 pm. "Secret Daughter" by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, will be the subject of discussion. 1055 P St., Gering. Shelly, 308-436-7433
             
  Sep 25 CAPWN's "Evergreen House Farmer's Market"
            4 pm-Dusk. Every Thursday there are booths of fresh produce and other specialty food items. 1200 D St. (in front of the Gering Armory), Gering. Cerelia, 308-220-8661
             
  Sep 25 WNCC "Brazilian Embroidery Tussie Mussie"
            1-4 pm. 2nd class 10/2. $20, plus $15 materials. 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700
             
  Sep 25 WNCC "Leadership Dinner w/Speaker Dr. Jo Martin"
            6 pm. Free (dinner provided) RSVP. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700
             
  Sep 26 Platte Valley Companies "Monument Marathon Packet Pick Up & Health EXPO"
            12-9pm. WNCC, Scottsbluff campus, main administration building, 1601 E. 27th, Scottsbluff. racedirector@wncc.edu
             
  Sep 26 HiWay 92 Raceway Park presents "Stock Car Racing"
            7-10 pm. Friday night means racing. $10, adults/$6, 6-12/FREE for 5 & under. 4 miles E of Gering. Lee 308-632-7154
             
  Sep 26 Agate Fossil Beds hosts "Star Party"
            7 pm. See the sky through a telescope weather permitting (if it rains Friday then it will be moved to Saturday. 34 miles N of Mitchell on HWY 26 to River Road, Harrison. 308-668-2211 or 308-436-9700
             
  Sep 27 Platte Valley Companies "Monument Marathon & Half-Marathon"
            8am. For more information & to register: Monument Marathon
             
  Sep 27 U.S. National Park Service "Honors National Public Lands Day"
            Scotts Bluff National Monument, Ft. Laramie Historic Site and Agate Fossil Beds will waive admission fees to commemorate a monumental figure. 190276 Old Oregon Trail, Gering. 308-436-9700 307-837-2221 or NPS
             
  Sep 27 18th Street Farmer's Market
            8-11 am. Many vendors with a variety of goods. 18th & Broadway, Scottsbluff. Katrina Tylee, 308-225-0822 or littlehawkyarns@gmail.com
             
  Sep 27 WNCC "Begin Painting with Acrylics"
            10 am-5 pm. $125. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Sep 27 Knights of Columbus 1874 hosts "Soup and Chili Cook-Off"
            7 am for soup and chili starter; 10 am open to the public. $15 entry fee/$20 after 9/13. At-the-Door $3 adults/Free for kids 6 & under. Proceeds benefit Veterans & Military family Emergency Relief. 2810 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. Larry Mason, 308-765-5113 or 308-633-1658
             
  Sep 27 Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic @ Community Health Office
            8-11 am. St. Mary's Plaza, 3700 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-1563 or 308-635-3711
             
  Sep 28 Gering First United Methodist Chruch presents "Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University"
            2 pm. Kits are $100 per family for this 9-week financial session. Will explain the 9-weeks session that will be coming up. 900 O St., Gering. 308-436-2320
             
  Sep 28 Midwest Theater Presents "17th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Screening"
            7:30 pm. $8 members & Advance sales/$10 non-members. There are 10 finalists that must be experienced. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311
             
  Sep 28 Zion Evangelical Church hosts "Appreciation for Dewey & Betty Brothers"
            10:30 am carry-inn dinner and card shower. 3617 5th Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8125
             
  Sep 29 UNL PREC hosts "Pre-Medicare Informational Program-SHIIP"
            6 pm. Blue Stem Room, ( southwest parking lot) 4502 Ave. I, Scottsbluff. RSVP by 9/26. 308-632-1480
             
  Sep 30 Nebraska Department of Roads hosts "Informational Open House Meeting"
            4-6 pm. information on the HWY 92 starting from Scottsbluff to the West Viaduct. Gering Civic Center, 1050 M St., Gering. Scottsbluff West Viaduct
             
  Sep 30 Gering First United Methodist Chruch presents "Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University"
            2 pm. Kits are $100 per family for this 9-week financial session. Will explain the 9-weeks session that will be coming up. 900 O St., Gering. 308-436-2320
             
  Oct 1 Scottsbluff Senior Center hosts "Dance"
            7-10 pm. Dances every Wednesday night. $5 per person. 1502 21st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-635-0263 or 308-631-1862
             
  Oct 1 US Senate Candidate Jim Jenkins "Meet & Greet"
            5-7 pm. No charge but contributions will be accepted. Scotts Bluff Country Club, 5014 Ave. I, Scottsbluff. Mary Ridder, 402-450-0431
             
  Oct 1 Gering Civic Center hosts "Economic Development Plan Release"
            9 am. Thomas P. Miller and Assoc. will be submitting their final report. The public is invited to attend to hear their finding. 1050 M St., Gering. 308-632-4136 or rkuckkahn@scottsbluff.org
             
  Oct 1 WNCC "CPR"
            1-4 pm. $35. 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700
             
  Oct 2 - Oct 30 WNCC "Digital Camera I"
            6-9 pm. Thur. classes. $104,(Gold card Members $16.50). 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700
             
  Oct 2 - Oct 23 WNCC "Electrical Codes Updates"
            5:30-9:30 pm. Thur. classes. $80. 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700
             
  Oct 3 Gering Merchants Association "Monthly Meeting"
            7:30 am. City of Gering Council Chamber, 1025 P St., Gering. ReNae, 308-632-5551
             
  Oct 3 Cappuccino & Company hosts "Open Mike Night"
            6-8 pm. Every Friday night of the month is the opportunity to show off your talent. 1703 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-635-9997
             
  Oct 3 United Way of Western Nebraska "2014 Annual Day of Caring - Dry Food Packaging Event"
            8 am-12 pm. for information on sponsoring opportunities or volunteering, Stephanie or Jill, Harms Center's High/Low Bay (south end of bldg.), 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-2522 Help will be provided by UPS employees.
             
  Oct 3 Midwest Theater presents the longest running film and audience participation "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
            7 pm door open; 8 pm the fun begins. $5 per fun bag. Advance tickets $10/$12 at-the-door. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or HistoricalMidwestTheater
             
  Oct 3 HiWay 92 Raceway Park presents "Stock Car Racing"
            7-10 pm. Friday night means racing. $10, adults/$6, 6-12/FREE for 5 & under. 4 miles E of Gering. Lee 308-632-7154
             
  Oct 4 Legacy of the Plains hosts "Gering Kiwanis Family Fun Day"
            Save This Date!
             
  Oct 4 WNCC "Bob Ross Painting"
            9 am-4 pm. $70. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Oct 4 WNCC ScottsBluff County Wellnes hosts "Seasons of Life's Faith, Fitness & Fun for Women"
            8:15 am-12:45 pm. YMCA Trails West Kiwanis Lodge, S Beltline HWY W, Scottsbluff. Must reg. by 9/27 as space is limited. Terri, 308-631-0444 or Connie, 308-632-3518
             
  Oct 4 Gering Public Library & Scottsbluff Public Library presents "Author Craig Johnson"
            6:30 pm. Author of the "Longmire series". Free community event. Midwest Theater, 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-630-6250
             
  Oct 5 Scottsbluff Council of the Knights of Columbus "All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast"
            8 am-noon. $7 adults/$3 children 10-under. Proceeds go to activities throughout the year like Toys-for-Tots or scholarships. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Oct 5 Midwest Theater Presents "17th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Screening"
            1:30 pm. $8 members & Advance sales/$10 non-members. There are 10 finalists that must be experienced. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311
             
  Oct 5 St. Francis Episcopal Church and the Panhandle Humane Society host "Blessing of the Animals"
            3 pm. The blessings will be performed by Mo. Karen Anderson, Fr. Mark Selvey. Please make sure all animals common or exotic, are on leashes and/or carriers. Centennial Park Gazebo 5th Ave. & 20th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-4626
             
  Oct 6 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Oct 7 - Oct 28 WNAC hosts "After-School Art Classes in Mitchell & Scottsbluff"
            3:45-5 pm. Tuesday afternoons. Open to students grades K-6. Inventive Media, 1210 Center Ave., Mitchell or WNAC, 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or After-School Art
             
  Oct 7 - Oct 21 WNCC "Beginning Excel 2013"
            6-9 pm. T & TH class. $104, plus book (Gold members: $16.50, plus book). Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Oct 7 - Oct 21 WNCC "Microsoft PowerPoint"
            6-9 pm. T & TH class. $104, plus book (Gold members: $16.50, plus book). Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Oct 7 Midwest Theater's 2014/2015 Performing Art Season presents "Texas Gypies"
            7:30 pm. Collection of well-seasoned players. 7/30 sales for six shows for $90 members/$110 non-members; 8/5 sales for individuals $16-$30. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-7311 or Midwest Theater
             
  Oct 7 - Nov 1 WNCC "Family History Basics"
            7-9 pm. Tues classes; 1-3 pm. Sat. classes. $15. 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700
             
  Oct 8 WNCC "Candlewicking Embroidery"
            8:30-11:30 am. $10, plus $10 for materials (ask about needed supplies). Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Oct 8 Gering Business Club "Meeting"
            noon. Gering Civic Center, 1050 M St., Gering. 308-436-6886 or karla@visitgering.com or Gering Business Club
             
  Oct 9 Midwest Theater Presents "The ROYAL Shakespeare Company's production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona"
            7 pm. $12 advance sales, members or students/$15 all non-members day of show. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or midwest@nebraskarts.com
             
  Oct 10 City of Scottsbluff's Park & Recreation hosts "Annual Harvest Night"
            5-9 pm. Free to the public, and so much to do, but there will be a charge of the Zip line. Trails West Pavilion, Behind RDC, Scottsbluff. Perry Mader, 308-632-0057 or 308-765-1534
             
  Oct 10 HiWay 92 Raceway Park presents "Stock Car Racing"
            7-10 pm. Friday night means racing. $10, adults/$6, 6-12/FREE for 5 & under. 4 miles E of Gering. Lee 308-632-7154
             
  Oct 10 - Oct 11 Theater West presents "Twelve Angry Men"
            6:30 pm. both nights. Adults & Seniors $15/Students $5. The winter season starts with excitement. WNCC Little Theater, 1601 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-635-3606 or jchaloupka27@gmail.com
             
  Oct 11 Wildcat Hills Nature Center hosts "Howl in the Hills Night Hike"
            9 am. Explore and experience the Wildcat Hills by night. Bring a flashlight and hiking gear HWY 71, Gering. Pre-register by 10/3, 308-436-3777
             
  Oct 11 Lied Scottsbluff Public Library hosts ""At Home on the Range: Kitchen Tour"
            9 am-12 pm. $20. Tickets will be available on 9/10. 1809 3rd Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-630-6250 Tickets also available at Carr-Trumbull.
             
  Oct 11 Applications Now Available for Miss Western Nebraska-Miss Gering Pageant
            7:30 pm. Pageant for Nebraska resident females 13-17 & 17-23 years of age and will be @ Midwest Theater 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. Applications must be in by 9/28. Kyla Ansley, 308-631-0938 or kyla_ansley@hotmail.com/Heather Hayes, 307-340-0601 or heather.hayes@charter.com
             
  Oct 11 RWMC hosts "5k Run/Walk for United Way"
            8 am reg.; 9 am race begins. $10 adults & canned good for 6 years or older & over 6'. Surgery Center, 4022 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-635-3711
             
  Oct 14 RWMC hosts "Stroke Support Group"
            noon-1 pm. The group is free for both stroke survivors and caregivers. Scotts Bluff Rm. II, 4021 Ave., B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-1427 or mcdoweg@rwmc.net
             
  Oct 14 Fullen School of Hair Design "New Classes Starting"
            Now accepting student applications. Professional Instruction Staff, classroom and clinical training, course completion in 13 months. 1909 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-3731 or 888-547-5686
             
  Oct 17 RWMC Foundation hosts "17th Annual 2014 Gala"
            6 pm cocktail hour; 7 pm Dinner, presentation and live music. $75 per person/$1250 VIP table. Gering Civic Center, 1050 M St., Gering. 308-630-1485
             
  Oct 18 RWMC hosts "Prenatal Classes"
            8 am-4 pm $70. Scotts Bluff Rm. I, 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-1550
             
  Oct 18 Friends of Alzheimer hosts "Annual Walk Saturday"
            8 am. Meet @ the YMCA Pathway, 22 S Beltline HWY E, Scottsbluff. Sandy Butcher, 308-672-4823
             
  Oct 18 HiWay 92 Raceway Park presents "Stock Car Racing"
            7-10 pm. Friday night means racing. $10, adults/$6, 6-12/FREE for 5 & under. 4 miles E of Gering. Lee 308-632-7154
             
  Oct 19 New Life Christian Fellowship and Marantha Outreach Ministries hosts "Monthly Pancake Breakfast"
            7:30-9:30 am. There is no charge. Free will donations will be accepted. IOOF Hall, 800 N St., Gering. 308-436-2826
             
  Oct 20 - Nov 10 WNCC "Medication Aide"
            1-5 pm. $312. M, W, & Th classes. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Oct 20 - Dec 4 WNCC "Basic Nursing Assistant"
            9 am-1 pm. M,T,Th, classes. $441, plus book. 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Oct 20 WNAC hosts "North Platte Valley Artist Guild - Meeting"
            6:30 pm. All local artists are welcome. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff.
308-632-2226.
             
  Oct 21 RWMC hosts " Weight Loss Options-Bariatric Support Group"
            7-8 pm. This groupis free. North Plaza, Bariatric Meeting Rm, Ground floor, Two W 42nd St., Scottsbluff. 308-630-2249 or mona.urwin@rwmc.net
             
  Oct 21 Alzheimer Support Group "Monthly Meeting"
            5:30 pm. 3rd Tuesday of each month @ Heritage Estates, 2325 Lodge Dr., Gering. Mary Beth Mau, 308-436-5007
             
  Oct 23 Nebraska Children and Families Foundation hosts "UpPour Fundraiser"
            11:30 am-1:30 pm. This lunch is in honor of Sen. Harms and PPHHS for the work they have done with Western Nebraska's children. $35. Gering Civic Center, 1850 M St., Gering. Mary Kate Gulick, 402-578-3072 or mkgulick@nebraskachildren.org or UpPour
             
  Oct 24 - Oct 25 WNCC "Varsity Vocal Showcase"
            6 pm. Cash bar; 6:30 pm. Dinner. $25 for reserved seating. 1601 27th St., Scottsbluff. 308-635-6020
             
  Oct 25 Chamber of Commerce hosts Boo Ball
            Halloween Costume Party. Adults Only. Tickets available in a variety of increments. Costumes Mandatory. Scotts Bluff Country Club, 5014 Ave I, Scottsbluff. Photo Booth sponsored by Platte Valley Bank. 308-632-2133
             
  Oct 25 Old West Weekend "Band Competition"
            9 am. Downtown Broadway, Scottsbluff
             
  Oct 28 RWMC hosts "Diabetes Support Group"
            6-7 pm. Diabetes Care Center, South Unit, Rm. 1202 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-2100
             
  Oct 28 WNCC and GROW Nebraska hosts "MarketTech Workshop"
            12 pm. Market meets technology. $35. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 (There will be a planning session scheduled 8/26 to learn more about GROW NE. Judy, 308-635-6702
             
  Oct 31 - Nov 2 Friends of the Lied Scottsbluff Public Library hosts "Annual Used Book Sale"
            4-7 pm 10/31 members only but memberships will be available at the door.
9 am-5 pm 11/1; 1-4 pm 11/2. Everyone welcome to this book sale. Hampton Inn, 301 W HWY 26, Scottsbluff. 308-630-6250
             
  Nov 1 Wildcat Hills Nature Center hosts "Lovin' Dutch Oven"
            9 am. Explore the art of the Dutch Oven cooking. $5 to help cover supplies. HWY 71, Gering. Pre-register by 10/24, 308-436-3777
             
  Nov 1 WNAC hosts "Artfully Undead: Boos & Brews-A Dia De Los Muertos Beer Tasting Celebration & Fundraiser"
            7-10 pm. There will be a variety of Mexican beers and hors d'oeuvres. Must be 21 years of age. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. Advanced tickets only. 308-632-2226 or donna@thewnac.com
             
  Nov 2 Scottsbluff Council of the Knights of Columbus "All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast"
            8 am-noon. $7 adults/$3 children 10-under. Proceeds go to activities throughout the year like Toys-for-Tots or scholarships. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Nov 3 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Nov 4 - Nov 25 WNAC hosts "After-School Art Classes in Mitchell & Scottsbluff"
            3:45-5 pm. Tuesday afternoons. Open to students grades K-6. Inventive Media, 1210 Center Ave., Mitchell or WNAC, 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or After-School Art
             
  Nov 4 UNL PREC hosts "Nebraska State of Beef-Rebuilding the Cow Herd Conference"
            7:45 am. Reg. $55 per person. Res. must be in by 10/23 to be guaranteed dinner place. 4502 Ave. I, Scottsbluff. Dave Ostdiek, 308-632-1252 or dostdiek@unl.edu
             
  Nov 5 Scottsbluff Senior Center hosts "Dance"
            7-10 pm. Dances every Wednesday night. $5 per person. 1502 21st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-635-0263 or 308-631-1862
             
  Nov 6 - Dec 23 WNAC hosts "North Platte Valley Artist Guild Holiday Show"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception 11/6. Show runs until 12/23. Free to the public. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or Holiday Show
             
  Nov 6 Midwest Theater & Community Cinema hosts "Evolution CRIMINAL"
            7:30 pm. Celebrate 10 years of independent films and documentaries. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or Midwest
             
  Nov 7 Gering Merchants Association "Monthly Meeting"
            7:30 am. City of Gering Council Chamber, 1025 P St., Gering. ReNae, 308-632-5551
             
  Nov 7 - Nov 8 Gering Civic Center hosts "Holiday Craft Show and Specialty Foods Expo"
            4:30-9 pm 11/7; 9 am-4 pm 11/8. Admission is free of charge. The show features over 50 booths of handmade quality crafts and specialty foods items. 1050 M St.,Gering. 308-436-6888
             
  Nov 7 Cappuccino & Company hosts "Open Mike Night"
            6-8 pm. Every Friday night of the month is the opportunity to show off your talent. 1703 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-635-9997
             
  Nov 8 Legacy of the Plains hosts "2014 Wyobraska 6th Annual Warrior Run"
            8 am reg.; 9 am race starts. $50 2 adults/$10 each child/$25 single adults$15 children 5-15/Free Children under 5. 90% of the Proceeds benefit local veterans and their families. 2930 Old Oregon Trail, Gering. David Wolf, 402-770-4680 or wyobraskavetshelp@gmail.com or Warrior Run
             
  Nov 11 U.S. National Park Service "Honors Veteran's Day"
            Scotts Bluff National Monument, Ft. Laramie Historic Site and Agate Fossil Beds will waive admission fees to commemorate a monumental event. 190276 Old Oregon Trail, Gering. 308-436-9700 307-837-2221 or NPS
             
  Nov 11 RWMC hosts "Stroke Support Group"
            noon-1 pm. The group is free for both stroke survivors and caregivers, and meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Scotts Bluff Rm. II, 4021 Ave., B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-1427 or mcdoweg@rwmc.net
             
  Nov 12 - Nov 24 S/G Chamber of Commerce & Collette Tours hosts "Reflections of Italy"
            Highlights include Rome, Colosseum, Assisi, Perugia, Venice, Switzerland, etc. Book now rates valid until 5/13 Reflections or Karen, 308-632-2133
             
  Nov 14 - Nov 15 Herberger hosts their Semi-Annual "Community Event Fundraiser"
            10-9 or hours of operation. Purchase of coupon books for $5. Proceeds of this fundraiser will go to the American Heart Association for this particular event. 2302 Frontage Rd., Scottsbluff. 308-635-7625Herbergers Store
             
  Nov 15 RWMC hosts "Prenatal Classes"
            8 am-4 pm $70. Scotts Bluff Rm. I, 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-1550
             
  Nov 15 WNCC "Bob Ross Painting"
            9 am-4 pm. $70. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Nov 16 New Life Christian Fellowship and Marantha Outreach Ministries hosts "Monthly Pancake Breakfast"
            7:30-9:30 am. There is no charge. Free will donations will be accepted. IOOF Hall, 800 N St., Gering. 308-436-2826
             
  Nov 17 WNAC hosts "North Platte Valley Artist Guild - Meeting"
            6:30 pm. All local artists are welcome. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff.
308-632-2226.
             
  Nov 18 RWMC hosts " Weight Loss Options-Bariatric Support Group"
            7-8 pm. This group is free. North Plaza, Bariatric Meeting Rm, Ground floor, Two W 42nd St., Scottsbluff. 308-630-2249 or mona.urwin@rwmc.net
             
  Nov 18 Alzheimer Support Group "Monthly Meeting"
            5:30 pm. 3rd Tuesday of each month @ Heritage Estates, 2325 Lodge Dr., Gering. Mary Beth Mau, 308-436-5007
             
  Nov 25 RWMC hosts "Diabetes Support Group"
            6-7 pm. This group is free. Diabetes Care Center, South Unit, Rm. 1202 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-2100
             
  Nov 27 Scottsbluff National Monument/Agate Fossil Beds "Closures"
            The monuments will be Closed for Thanksgiving Day. 308-436-9700 or 308-665-2211
             
  Nov 28 - Dec 20 Gering's Santa Village "Santa Visits"
            6 pm Friday 11/28 for Santa's initial visit,; 10 am-1 pm (Saturdays). Other dates, 12/6, 12/14 & 12/20 on the Corner of 10th & N Streets, Gering. ReNae, 308-641-2842
             
  Nov 28 Gering's Holiday Parade & Santa Village Kick-Off
            6 pm. Immediately after the Parade visit Santa's Village and enjoy hot chocolate with him. 308-436-6888
             
  Dec 1 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Dec 2 WNAC hosts "Bach's Lunch-Musical Entertainment & Visual Art Demonstrations"
            12-1 pm. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  Dec 3 Scottsbluff Senior Center hosts "Dance"
            7-10 pm. Dances every Wednesday night. $5 per person. 1502 21st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-635-0263 or 308-631-1862
             
  Dec 4 Western Plains Betty Club "Dutch Treat Christmas Lunch Meeting"
            Save this Date! Caddies Bar & Grill, Monument Shadows Golf Course 2550 Clubhouse Rd., Gering. 308-635-7890 or 308-532-7880 or bfbald@charter.net
             
  Dec 4 WNAC hosts "Bach's Lunch featuring WNCC Collegiate Choral & Selects Ensembles"
            12-1 pm. A holiday tradition of live entertainment and culinary arts. Advance ticket res. $12 members/$16 non-members. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  Dec 5 Gering Merchants Association "Monthly Meeting"
            7:30 am. Gering Civic Center, 1050 M St., Gering.
             
  Dec 5 Cappuccino & Company hosts "Open Mike Night"
            6-8 pm. Every Friday night of the month is the opportunity to show off your talent. 1703 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-635-9997
             
  Dec 6 Scotts Bluff National Monument hosts "Christmas on the Prairie"
            There will also be refreshments and music. 190276 Old Oregon Trail, Gering. 308-436-9700
             
  Dec 6 RWMC hosts "Prenatal Classes"
            8 am-4 pm $70. Scotts Bluff Rm. I, 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-1550
             
  Dec 6 Legacy of the Plains hosts "High Plains Christmas/Trees Along the Trail"
            Save This Date!
             
  Dec 6 WNCC "Bob Ross Painting"
            9 am-4 pm. $70. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Dec 7 Scottsbluff Council of the Knights of Columbus "All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast"
            8 am-noon. $7 adults/$3 children 10-under. Proceeds go to activities throughout the year like Toys-for-Tots or scholarships. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Dec 7 Valley Voices hosts "Christmas Concert"
            7 pm. Scottsbluff Senior High Auditorium, E 27th St., Scottsbluff. Brad Ronne, 308-635-6238
             
  Dec 12 WNAC hosts "Bach's Dinner with the Artists and Art Demonstrations"
            12-1 pm. Meet artists from the North Platte Valley. Live music TBA. Advance ticket res. $12 members/$16 non-members. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  Dec 13 Wildcat Hills Nature Center hosts "Decorating Nature for the Holidays"
            9 am. HWY 71, Gering. Pre-register by 12/5, 308-436-3777
             
  Dec 16 RWMC hosts " Weight Loss Options-Bariatric Support Group"
            7-8 pm. Free to attend. North Plaza, Bariatric Meeting Rm, Ground floor, Two W 42nd St., Scottsbluff. 308-630-2249 or mona.urwin@rwmc.net
             
  Dec 16 - Dec 21 WNAC hosts "Calling Artists for Juried Exhibit"
            Artists ages 18 & older to submit in the Juried Exhibit 1/8-2/1. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or Juried Exhibit
             
  Dec 17 Midwest Theater's 2014/2015 Performing Art Season presents "Irish Christmas"
            7:30 pm. Wildly popular show brings just about everything to the table. 7/30 sales for six shows for $90 members/$110 non-members; 8/5 sales for individuals $16-$30. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-7311 or Midwest Theater
             
  Dec 19 - Dec 22 Scotts Bluff National Monument hosts "Christmas Lights Viewing"
            5 pm. Drive up to the top of the bluff to see the colorful lights in town. Weather permitting. 190276 Old Oregon Trail, Gering. 308-436-9700
             
  Dec 21 New Life Christian Fellowship and Marantha Outreach Ministries hosts "Monthly Pancake Breakfast"
            7:30-9:30 am. There is no charge, free will donations will be accepted. IOOF Hall, 800 N St., Gering. 308-436-2826
             
  Dec 23 RWMC hosts "Diabetes Support Group"
            6-7 pm. This group is free. Diabetes Care Center, South Unit, Rm. 1202 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-2100
             
  Dec 23 Alzheimer Support Group "Monthly Meeting"
            5:30 pm. 3rd Tuesday of each month @ Heritage Estates, 2325 Lodge Dr., Gering. Mary Beth Mau, 308-436-5007 or mmau@vhsmail.com
             
  Dec 25 Scottsbluff National Monument/Agate Fossil Beds "Closures"
            The monuments will be Closed> for Christmas Day. 308-436-9700 or 308-665-2211
             
  Jan 1 Scottsbluff National Monument/Agate Fossil Beds "Closures"
            The monuments will be Closed for New Years Day. 308-436-9700 or 308-665-2211
             
  Jan 5 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Jan 6 - Jan 27 WNAC hosts "After-School Art Classes in Mitchell & Scottsbluff"
            3:45-5 pm. Tuesday afternoons. Open to students grades K-6. Inventive Media, 1210 Center Ave., Mitchell or WNAC, 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or After-School Art
             
  Jan 8 - Feb 1 WNAC hosts "Juried Exhibit"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception. Show runs until 2/1. Free to the public.106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  Jan 13 - Jan 14 Scottsbluff National Monument "Great Backyard Bird Count"
            Save these dates!
             
  Jan 15 Midwest Theater & Community Cinema hosts "A Path Appears"
            7:30 pm. Celebrate 10 years of independent films and documentaries. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or Midwest
             
  Jan 17 WNAC hosts "Annual International Wine Tasting Fundraiser"
            7:30-10 pm. Sample the variety wines of many cultures. ADULTS ONLY! 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  Jan 19 WNAC hosts "North Platte Valley Artist Guild - Meeting"
            6:30 pm. All artists welcome. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  Jan 22 Midwest Theater's 2014/2015 Performing Art Season presents "Matuto"
            7:30 pm. Renowned musicians across NYC's jazz roots. 7/30 sales for six shows for $90 members/$110 non-members; 8/5 sales for individuals $16-$30. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-7311 or Midwest Theater
             
  Feb 2 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Feb 3 - Feb 24 WNAC hosts "After-School Art Classes in Mitchell & Scottsbluff"
            3:45-5 pm. Tuesday afternoons. Open to students grades K-6. Inventive Media, 1210 Center Ave., Mitchell or WNAC, 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or After-School Art
             
  Feb 5 - Mar 1 WNAC hosts "33rd Annual IMAGE Photography Exhibit"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception. Show runs until 3/1. Free to the public. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  Feb 5 Midwest Theater & Community Cinema hosts "American Denial"
            7:30 pm. Celebrate 10 years of independent films and documentaries. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or Midwest
             
  Feb 7 Theater West presents "Chocolate Fund Raiser w/Broadway in the Bluffs"
            7:30 pm. Excitement! Excitement! Excitement! WNCC Little Theater, 1601 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-635-3606 or jchaloupka27@gmail.com
             
  Mar 2 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Mar 3 - Mar 24 WNAC hosts "After-School Art Classes in Mitchell & Scottsbluff"
            3:45-5 pm. Tuesday afternoons. Open to students grades K-6. Inventive Media, 1210 Center Ave., Mitchell or WNAC, 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or After-School Art
             
  Mar 5 - Mar 29 WNAC hosts "Richard Schaneman Exhibit"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception 3/5. Show runs until 3/29. Free to the public. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or Richard Schaneman
             
  Mar 5 Midwest Theater's 2014/2015 Performing Art Season presents "Black Violin"
            7:30 pm. Welcome revelation for their ability to meld highbrow and pop culture. 7/30 sales for six shows for $90 members/$110 non-members; 8/5 sales for individuals $16-$30. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-7311 or Midwest Theater
             
  Mar 7 Scb/Gering Rotary Club's "Annual Rotary Gold Banquet Fundraiser-"
            Save the date. Gering Civic Center, 1050 M. Str. Gering.
             
  Mar 12 Midwest Theater & Community Cinema hosts "The Homestretch"
            7:30 pm. Celebrate 10 years of independent films and documentaries. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or Midwest
             
  Apr 1 Midwest Theater's 2014/2015 Performing Art Season presents "Susan Werner"
            7:30 pm. Acclaimed singer/songwriter. 7/30 sales for six shows for $90 members/$110 non-members; 8/5 sales for individuals $16-$30. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-7311 or Midwest Theater
             
  Apr 6 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Apr 7 - Apr 28 WNAC hosts "After-School Art Classes in Mitchell & Scottsbluff"
            3:45-5 pm. Tuesday afternoons. Open to students grades K-6. Inventive Media, 1210 Center Ave., Mitchell or WNAC, 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or After-School Art
             
  Apr 12 - Apr 26 WNAC hosts "30th Annual Visionaries Student Art Exhibit"
            2-4 pm. Opening reception 4/12. Show runs until 4/26. Free to the public. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or Visionaries Exhibit
             
  Apr 22 Chamber of Commerce hosts "Administrative Professionals Day"
            SAVE THE DATE: 11:30-1:00. Speaker: TBA. Sponsors: TBA. $15 Members/$20 non-members/$110 table of 8. RSVP by 4/15. 308-632-2133 or chamber@scottsbluffgering.net
             
  Apr 25 Western Plains Betty Club hosts "The Nebraska State Betty Club Convention"
            Save this Date! Theme this year is "Nebraska Bettys Along the Oregon Trail." Gering Civic Center, 1050 M St., Gering. 308-635-7890 or 308-532-7880 or bfbald@charter.net
             
  May 1 - May 31 WNAC hosts "Studio Art Quilt Associates, Nebraska Regional Exhibit: Architexture"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception 5/1. Show runs until 5/31. Free to the public. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  May 4 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  May 14 Midwest Theater & Community Cinema hosts "Limited Partnership"
            7:30 pm. Celebrate 10 years of independent films and documentaries. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or Midwest
             
  Jun 1 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Jun 4 WNAC hosts "Ben Darling, Randall May & Ray Schleyer Exhibit"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception free & open to the public. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  Jun 16 - Jun 19 WNAC hosts "Art Camp"
            1-5 pm. Visual Art workshops. Youth ages 10-14. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or Youth Art Camp
             
  Jul 6 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Aug 3 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Sep 7 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Sep 12 Los Guadalupanos hosts "Annual Dia De Indepedencia Royalty Pageant"
            6-9 pm. Any girl or boy interested in participating in this pageant age divisions: Tiny Tots 2-4 years-old, Intermediate Division 5-9 years-old, Junior Division 10-14 years & Senior Division 15-19 years. $300 Scholarship presented to 15-19 boy & girl Royalty Contestant. Guadalupe Center, 1200 E 9th St., Scottsbluff. Mary Ann Shockley, 308-672-4517 or 308-632-2845
             
  Oct 5 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Nov 2 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197
             
  Dec 7 Knights of Columbus #1874 host "Monday Night Bingo"
            7 pm. Every Monday night of the month. 1719 1st Ave., Scottsbluff. 308-632-8197