Community Calendar
 
  Jul 15 - Sep 2 Panhandle Partnerships for Health & Human Services "Training Opportunities"
            6-8 pm. "Circle of Security Parenting" This an 8-week Tuesday Night Course that allows no absenteeism. $25 reg. fee per family, which includes guardians with children 0-3 years of age. Cheyenne Room, St. Mary Plaza, 36th St. & Ave. D, Scottsbluff. PPHHS
             
  Jul 31 - Aug 31 WNAC hosts "IMPACT NEbraska: BEST"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception 7/31. Free to the public. Show will run until 8/31. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or IMPACT Nebraska Best
             
  Aug 20 NPPD Hosts "Open House"
            2-8pm. Gering Civic Center, 1050 M Street, Gering. Oregon Trail Room. Topic of discussion: Transmission Line Project. For more information, call 1-888-677-3412 or visit nppd.com/stegall-scottsbluff.
             
  Aug 20 Nebraska SHIIP presents "Medicare ABCs & D too"
            6:30 pm. get questions about your Medicare benefits answered especially about the costs. Space is limited to the first 50 people so please register for this event. Harms Advanced Technology Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 800-234-7119 or Nebraska SHIIP
             
  Aug 21 - Aug 24 Oregon Trail Pro-Am Golf Tournament
            Save This Date!
             
  Aug 21 - Aug 28 WNCC "Intro To E-mail for Seniors"
            1-3 pm. $10. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Aug 21 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
             
  Aug 21 Twin City Development "Newcomers Picnic @ Trails West"
            5:30-7:30 pm. 1918 S Beltline HWY W, Scottsbluff. Darla, 308-632-2833
             
  Aug 21 Blue Stem Class "Furniture Refinishing"
            6-8 PM. Bring a piece of furniture that you can carry and refinish it with our materials and how-to instruction. $85. Register at 633-2021.
             
  Aug 22 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
             
  Aug 22 - Aug 24 Midwest Theater Presents "And So It Goes"
            7:30 pm 7/22 & 7/23; 1:30 pm 7/24. $3 members & students/$5 non-members. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or Historical Midwest Theater
             
  Aug 22 - Aug 24 RWMC hosts "Camp Hope @ YMCA Trails West for Cancer Survivors"
            Save this date. Free to attend. Scottsbluff. Carol Diffendaffer, 308-630-1535 or diffenc@rwmc.net
             
  Aug 22 Gering High School hosts "Gatorade Football Scrimmage"
            7 pm. Admission is Gatorade, granola bars or any other travel snack item. Memorial Stadium, 7th & S St., Gering. Shauna Abbot, 308-631-4297 or Melody Marsh, 308-631-2725
             
  Aug 23 NEXT Young Professionals hosts Best of the West Beer & Wine Fest
            4-8 PM. Scottsbluff Mini Park on Broadway. To volunteer for this event contact 308-632-2133 or nextyoungprofessionals@gmail.com. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/721151781274402/
             
  Aug 23 RWMC hosts "Prenatal Classes"
            8 am-4 pm (with a hours lunch break). One Saturday each month. Information for moms-to-be about heath and wellness during pregnancy, labor and delivery, etc. $70. Scotts Bluff Rm. I, 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-1550
             
  Aug 23 Scotts Bluff County Fair hosts "Demolition Derby 2014"
            5:30 pm. $10 advance/$12 at the gate. SB Co. Fairgrounds, Mitchell. 308-623-1989
             
  Aug 23 18th Street Farmer's Market
            8-11 am. Many vendors with a variety of goods. 18th St., & Broadway, Scottsbluff. Katrina Tylee, 308-225-0822 or littlehawkyarns@gmail.com
             
  Aug 23 Scottsbluff National Monument "Lecture"
            3pm. Amphitheater, Old Oregon Trail Road, Gering. Program, "Frontier Military Forts and the Women Who Called Them Home," given by Marla Matkin, a speaker with Nebraska Humanities. Free.
             
  Aug 23 Riverview Golf Course hosts "Seat Belts for Salena 4-Person Golf Scramble"
            8 am shot-gun start. $75 per person/$275 per team. Continental breakfast & lunch will be provided. 100928 County Road 19, Scottsbluff. 308-631-8889/308-632-9184 or dkcochrane@gmail.com or Seat belts for Salena
             
  Aug 23 Agate Fossil Beds hosts "Founder's Day Celebration"
            10 am-4 pm. There is education and entertainment for everyone. 34 miles N of Mitchell on HWY 26 to River Road, Harrison. 308-436-9700 or 308-668-2211 or NPS
             
  Aug 23 Goonies Kozy Keno's "End of the Summer Bash"
            1 pm-midnight. Enjoy a great and fun filled with the family. A small charge for a full day of fun. 3745 N 10th St., Gering. 308-633-1394
             
  Aug 23 PROMise hosts "Annual Prom Fund BikerRUN"
            9 am reg. $10 per head. 50/50 raffle dinner and entertainment. Start @ the Union Bar, 1403 10th St., Gering. Julie Clough, 308-672-1012 or Butch Randall, 308-631-0520
             
  Aug 25 U.S. National Park Service "Honors National Park Service Birthday"
            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
             
  Aug 26 RWMC hosts "Diabetes Support Group"
            6-7 pm. 4th Tuesday of each month. This group is free and the topics vary each month and are geared towards diabetics and pre-diabetics making healthy life choices. Diabetes Care Center, South Unit, Rm. 1202 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-2100
             
  Aug 26 Government Affairs: "Nebraska State Chamber's 2014 Legislative Forum"
            noon. Scottsbluff Country Club, 5014 Ave. I, Scottsbluff. 308-632-2133
             
  Aug 26 Western Nebraska Bicycling Club "Meeting"
            6:30 pm Cyclists of all ages and skill levels are welcome. YMCA, 22 S Beltline HWY E, Scottsbluff. Daniel B., 402-332-8176
             
  Aug 26 Frontier School of the Bible hosts "New Testament Survey"
            7-9:15 pm. Book-by-book analysis. Calvary Memorial Church, 265 18th St., Gering. 307-834-2215 or registrar@frontierbible.org
             
  Aug 27 Leadership Scotts Bluff 2014-'15 Class XXVI Orientation & Mixer
            1-4 PM: Orientation. 4-6 PM: Mixer and refreshments. Agenda's will be posted at www.leadershipscottsbluff.net as soon as they are available.
             
  Aug 28 Gering Public Library hosts "Food for Thought Book Discussion Group"
            1:30 pm. "Half Broke Horses" by Jeannette Walls, will be the subject of discussion. 1055 P St., Gering. Shelly, 308-436-7433
             
  Aug 28 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
             
  Aug 29 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
             
  Aug 29 - Aug 30 MBC Lighthouse hosts "Operation Footprints in the Sand @ Lake Minatare"
            1 pm 8/29 to 11:59 pm 8/30. Enjoy the entire Labor Day weekend with the Light companionship. Free and all are welcome. Lake Minatare Lighthouse, Minatare. Stella, 308-672-3048
             
  Aug 30 18th Street Farmer's Market
            8-11 am. Many vendors with a variety of goods. 18th St., & Broadway, Scottsbluff. Katrina Tylee, 308-225-0822 or littlehawkyarns@gmail.com
             
  Aug 30 Scottsbluff National Monument "Lecture"
            3pm. Amphitheater, Old Oregon Trail Road, Gering. Program, "Dry Edible Beans and it's Importance tko Local Agriculture," given by Andrew Carlson and Gary Huss. Free.
             
  Aug 30 Five Rocks Amphitheater hosts "2nd Annual Bluff's Breeze Kite Festival"
            10 am. Bring lawn chairs and sunscreen for fun food and kites. Free admission. Five Rocks Rd., Gering. 785-483-1309 or got-stuff@hotmail.com
             
  Sep 2 Agate Fossil Beds "New Fall/Winter Hours"
            8 am-4 pm. The visitor center and path will be open, except for thanksgiving Day, Christmas day and New Years Day. 34 miles N of Mitchell on HWY 26 to 301 River Rd., Harrison. 308-436-9760 or 308-668-2211
             
  Sep 3 Scottsbluff Senior Center hosts "Dance"
            7-10 pm. Dances every Wednesday night. $5 per person. 1502 21st Ave., Scottsbluff. 305-635-0263 or 308-631-1862
             
  Sep 4 CASA & CAPstone's "Annual Light of Hope Breakfast"
            7-8 am. Hampton Inn & Suites, 301 W HWY 26, Scottsbluff. RSVP to CASA, 308-672-2922
             
  Sep 4 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 5 Gering Merchants Association "Monthly Meeting"
            7:30 am. City of Gering Council Chamber, 1025 P St., Gering. ReNae, 308-632-5551
             
  Sep 5 - Sep 28 WNAC hosts "Yelena Khanevskaya"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception 9/5. Free to the public. Show will run until 9/28. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226 or Yelena Khanevskaya
             
  Sep 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
             
  Sep 5 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 6 RWMC hosts "Prenatal Classes"
            8 am-4 pm (with a hours lunch break). One Saturday each month. Information for moms-to-be about heath and wellness during pregnancy, labor and delivery, etc. $70. Scotts Bluff Rm. I, 4021 Ave. B, Scottsbluff. 308-630-1550
             
  Sep 6 High Plains Auto Club hosts "Cruise Night"
            5-6 pm viewing of cars; 6 pm start time. This event is for all car enthusiasts. Dairy Queen, 714 W 27th St., Scottsbluff. Beth Janecek, 308-623-3055 or CruiseNight
             
  Sep 6 YMCA hosts "National Family/Chip Day"
            Save This Date!
             
  Sep 6 18th Street Farmer's Market
            8-11 am. Many vendors with a variety of goods. 18th St., & Broadway, Scottsbluff. Katrina Tylee, 308-225-0822 or littlehawkyarns@gmail.com
             
  Sep 6 WNCC "Bob Ross Painting"
            9 am-4 pm. $70. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-6700 or WNCC
             
  Sep 8 YMCA "2014 Men's Basketball"
            $20 members/$60 non-members/$125 team fee. 22 S Beltline HWY E, Scottsbluff. 308-635-2318 or reg. YMCA
             
  Sep 8 Panhandle Prevention Coalition sponsors "Super Clinic-High Performance Project w/Husker Sports Nightly""
            Save this Date. Mitchell High School, Mitchell. John Underwood, 308-631-7291
             
  Sep 9 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
             
  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 9 Midwest Theater's 2014/2015 Performing Art Season presents "Shaun Johnson's Big Band Experience"
            7:30 pm. Blends musical Style. 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
             
  Sep 10 Midwest Theater "Duran Duran American Express Unstaged"
            7:30 pm. Advance tickets on sale 8/13. $12.50 tickets or members/$15 non-members or at-the-door. 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff. 308-632-4311 or midwest@nebraskarts.com
             
  Sep 11 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 12 - Sep 13 Mitchell Event Center hosts "Fiber Arts Fair"
            8 am-5 pm 9/12. Classes for those interested in learning a unique crafts. Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff
8 am-5 pm. Vendor show and booths and classes. Mitchell Event Center, Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds, Mitchell. 308-623-1828
             
  Sep 12 - Sep 13 UNMC College of Nursing hosts "25 year Nursing Reunion"
            Ronda Kinsey, 308-635-6361 or Susan Wilhelm, 308-632-0410 1601 E 27th St., Scottsbluff. WNCC campus.
             
  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
             
  Sep 12 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 12 God in Shoes Free Community Events presents "Women's Spa Day"
            12-4 pm. Ladies come and get pampered with massages, manicures and even a free pair of shoes. Old JC Penney, Monument Mall, 2302 Frontage Rd, Scottsbluff. 308-672-0472 or lynnbaum@hotmail.com
             
  Sep 12 - Sep 13 6th Annual Scotts Bluff Valley "Fiber Arts Fair"
            Friday, the 12th, classes at The Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. Call the center for times. 9am-5pm, Saturday, classes and marketplaces, Scotts Bluff County Event Center, Mitchell. Registration forms available on website or call 303-827-8441.
             
  Sep 13 United Way's "Rubber Duck Dash"
            Save This Date
             
  Sep 13 Legacy of the Plains Museum Summer Concert "Country Gold Tour"
            Save the date. Concert featuring Three classic country artists, Jimmy Fortune, Leroy Van Dyke, and Rex Allen Jr. Five Rocks Amphitheater, Gering. 308-436-1989.
             
  Sep 13 Wildcat Hills Nature Center hosts "Feathered Friends at the Wildcat Hills"
            9 am. Bring a hiking gear HWY 71, Gering. 308-436-3777 or pc.wildcat.hills@nebraska.gov
             
  Sep 13 18th Street Farmer's Market
            8-11 am. Many vendors with a variety of goods. 18th St., & Broadway, Scottsbluff. Katrina Tylee, 308-225-0822 or littlehawkyarns@gmail.com
             
  Sep 13 "Annual Dia De Independencia Fiesta De Valle "Day of Independence Parade & Celebration "
            9 am set-up; 10 am Parade starts @ 19th Ave. & E Overland, Scottsbluff. Immediately following will be food, fun and frolic @ the Guadelupe Center for children and adults. Mary Ann, 308-672-4517 or 308-632-2845
             
  Sep 13 - Jul 14 Monument Mall hosts "Wounded Warrior Fundraiser Motorcycle Show"
            10 am-8 pm Sat; 12-5 pm Sun. Honor our Veterans by giving your support for them and their families. 2302 Frontage Rd., Scottsbluff. 308-632-6000
             
  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 14 God in Shoes Free Community Events presents "Family Fun Day"
            12-4 pm. Free lunch and gift baskets to give away. Lots of fun games and pinatas to open. Pioneer Park, E 27th St.,N of BMS, Scottsbluff. 308-672-0472 or lynnbaum@hotmail.com
             
  Sep 15 WNAC hosts "North Platte Valley Artist Guild - Meeting"
            6:30 pm. All local artists are welcome. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff.
308-632-2226.
             
  Sep 16 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
             
  Sep 16 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
             
  Sep 17 Chamber Government Affairs hosts State of the Valley Luncheon
            11:30-1:00. Update from the area mayors and the Scotts Bluff County Chair. Hampton Inn & Suites. 308-632-2133 for reservations.
             
  Sep 18 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 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 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 - Sep 21 WNAC & Barn Anew hosts "Art in the Courtyard"
            save this date.
             
  Sep 20 - Sep 21 Legacy of the Plains hosts "Harvest Festival XVIII"
            Save This date!
             
  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 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 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 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 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 WNCC Neb., Safety Council & Worksite Wellness presents "Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference"
            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 27 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 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 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 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
             
  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 2 WNAC hosts "Breast Cancer Awareness/Artful Bras"
            5-7 pm. Opening reception free to the public. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  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"
            SAVE THIS DATE! But for information on sponsoring opportunities or volunteering, Stephanie or Jill, Harms Center, 2620 College Park, Scottsbluff. 308-635-2522 With the help of UPS employees.
             
  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 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 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 2010"
            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 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 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 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 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"
            10 am-1 pm. $25. Tickets will be available on 9/10. 1809 3rd Ave., Scottsbluff. Kristen Wiebe, 308-672-3923
             
  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 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 Fuller 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 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 24 Chamber of Commerce hosts "Boo Ball"
            Save the date for a fun adult Halloween Costume Party. Hampton Inn & Suites
             
  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
             
  Nov 1 WNAC hosts "Artfully Dead 'A Dia De Los Muertos Beer Tasting Fundraiser Celebration Event"
            7-10 pm. Sample varieties of beer, enjoy hors d' oeuvres and win prizes. ADULTS only! Free to the public. 106 E 18th St., Scottsbluff. 308-632-2226
             
  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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
             
  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 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 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
             
  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 7 Scb/Gering Rotary Club's "Annual Rotary Gold Banquet Fundraiser-"
            Save this Date!! Gering Civic Center.
             
  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 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
             
  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
             
  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 "Youth Art Camp"
            1-5 pm. Open to students ages 10-14. 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 Art Camp