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Aggies offer weekend horse clinic

Event Dates and Times

2/17/2018 - 2/18/2018
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
Aggies offer weekend horse clinic

Spectators can stop by a reining and horsemanship clinic in Curtis this weekend as college students gain tips on working with their equine counterparts.

Professional clinician Sherman Tegtmeier of Blair, Neb., will be working with equine students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, said Professor Joanna Hergenreder, NCTA Ranch Horse Team coach and animal science professor.

Tegtmeier makes an annual clinic available to the college’s students to supplement their training in horsemanship and riding. Sessions are in the indoor heated arena of the NCTA Livestock Teaching Center.

“We have mostly students for this clinic but it is open to 4-H riders and people from outside of the campus including our alumni,” Hergenreder added. “They gain excellent instruction from one of the best trainers in the business for a nominal hourly fee.”

NCTA’s equine program has steadily advanced in enrollment and academic opportunities. In the past six years, Hergenreder said the number of students going into industry equine management at production or performance facilities has increased.

Clinic activities this weekend begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Riders who wish to monitor the full day will be asked to register and pay for admission.

Short-term spectators are welcome to stop by and learn more about the NCTA program and meet Professor Hergenreder and the Aggie Ranch Horse team members.

Additional details on NCTA equine programs are available by calling: Joanna Hergenreder, M.S., animal science assistant professor, (308) 367-5393, jhergenreder2@unl.edu or 1-800-3-CURTIS or see https://ncta.unl.edu/equine-industry-management.

Joanna Hergenreder, M.S., animal science assistant professor, (308) 367-5393, jhergenreder2@unl.edu or 1-800-3-CURTIS or see https://ncta.unl.edu/equine-industry-management

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Guardians of the Children Flat Rock Chapter - Chili Cook Off

Event Dates and Times

2/17/2018
Holiday Inn Express - Convention Center
GUARDIANS OF THE CHILDREN FLAT ROCK CHAPTER
4th ANNUAL CHILI COOKOFF
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17th 2018
11A.M. – 2 P.M. (Set up @ 9AM)
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS ~ CONVENTION CENTER ~ 300 FRONTAGE ROAD, NORTH PLATTE NE

$45.00 ADVANCED ENTRY FEE due by February 2nd or $50 AT THE DOOR
Each team is responsible for bringing their own roasters & electrical cords,
bowls, spoons, condiments etc.
Please return entry form and payment to:
Guardians Of the Children – Flat Rock P.O. Box 1633 North Platte NE 69103.
Make checks payable to Guardians of the Children Flat Rock.
We will also be having a BEST DECORATED booth/table contest!
JUDGE FOR THE TASTER’S CHOICE AWARDS
& BEST THEME/DECORATED TABLE!!
1ST PLACE ~ $100 2ND PLACE ~ $75 3rd PLACE ~ $50
Best Decorated Booth/Table $50
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: SAPPHIRE – 308-539-7246 OR BLONDIE – 308-520-7888
ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS FUNDRAISING EVENT WILL BE USED TO FURTHER THE MISSION OF THE GUARDIANS OF THE CHILDREN FLAT ROCK CHAPTER, A NON-PROFIT 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
SAPPHIRE – 308-539-7246 OR BLONDIE – 308-520-7888

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Essence of Winter Art Exhibit

Event Dates and Times

2/6/2018 - 2/24/2018
Art & Gift Gallery, 516 N. Dewey
Do you have art work depicting your reflections on Winter? Then bring it to our gallery for entry in our February competitive art show. We are looking for art, in any medium, that portrays the intrinsic nature of winter. The work can be as varied as a detailed image of a snow-covered pine cone or as broad as a magnificent winter landscape. For additional information contact the Art & Gift Gallery at (308) 534-1946.
(308) 534-1946

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Gallery Exhibit- Impact Nebraska Artists "Best"

Event Dates and Times

1/30/2018 - 3/4/2018
Prairie Arts Center
The Gallery Exhibit-Impact Nebraska Artists "Best" will be shown January 30-March 4th with a Gallery Talk and reception at PAC Saturday Feb. 10th 1-3 pm. Artists will be present to talk about their artwork and the IMPACT Nebraska Program.

IMPACT: NEBRASKA ARTISTS

IMPACT, a non-profit Nebraska visual arts organization, was founded in 1985 - Its mission to educate through outreach programs and exhibitions. From inception, IMPACT has been recognized for professionalism and a high level of creative expression.

Each of the artist members has been juried in by an eminent museum director or academic figure. The requirement is that they are “nationally recognized in their respective artistic discipline.” Members do all the work themselves: contacting museums and booking shows, producing publicity materials, building crates, transporting work to far-flung venues. Many small towns with an arts center or a gallery have had the benefit of a sophisticated, professional exhibition in their backyard. Impact artists work in a variety of media—Oil, Watercolors, Acrylic, Mixed Media, Pastels, Photography, Batik, Clay, Metal, and Swedish knot embroidery.

The first Impact show traveled widely throughout the country, and Impact published a book of their works, which won several awards. Today Impact offers separate thematic shows— Kooser Impact (art inspired by Ted Kooser’s poems,) Postcards from the Plains (small works,) All Things Botanical (landscapes and flowers,) Impact Best (artists’ signature works) Skyscape ((interpretations of Skies) and Nebraska Roots (150 year celebration of the state of NE)

Museums and communities in Nebraska and surrounding states can schedule one of these shows. You can view Impact’s various exhibitions on its website—www.impactart.ne.org
Prairie Arts Center 534-5121

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Saturday STEAM Blast Series

Event Dates and Times

10/21/2017
11/18/2017
12/16/2017
1/20/2018
2/17/2018
3/17/2018
4/21/2018
5/19/2018
North Platte Sylvan Learning Center - 1101 S Cottonwood St
Sylvan Learning is offering extended learning opportunities in STEAM on Saturdays during the school year. The class is from 1p-3p. These 2-hour seminars are fun hands-on learning opportunities that focus on students in the 1-8th grades. Early exposure to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) has been found to help with the students continued interest in learning in these fields.

This Series began in September and will continue each third Saturday through May 2018.
Kids can attend all STEAM Blast events or pick and choose their favorites. Pre-registration is requested.

Event Flier: http://image.email.sylvanlearning.com/lib/fe8713727d6002797c/m/1/f843482b-54c5-431b-8214-db1085ed66dd.pdf
Registration: https://locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/north-platte-ne/schedules
Sylvan Learning Center North Platte
1101 S Cottonwood St
Michele Johnson, Marketing
308-532-4441
sylvan.northplatte.mktg@gmail.com