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RETRO at the Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash

Event Dates and Times

2/24/2018 - Starts: 9:00 PM
Quality Inn & Suites
Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash will be on Saturday February 24 at 9pm to 1am. This year's theme is "A Griswold Family Birthday! Get your best costume ready and be prepared for a WILD night! Featuring Retro Eighties Tribute-Band! For additional information go to www.festivalticketing.com
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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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Legacy All Starz Cheer Camp

Event Dates and Times

2/24/2018 - Starts: 12:00 PM - Ends: 4:00 PM
Legacy Studio, 2607 Rodeo Road for Camp and Mid Plains Men's Basketball Game for performance at half time
The Legacy All Starz Cheer Team is planning a fundraiser in the form of Cheer Camp for Pre-K through 8th Grade. The clinic will be held at the Legacy Studio On February 24th from noon – 4pm, then perform at the Mid Plains Men’s basketball game that evening. It’s $30 which includes a T-shirt and a day of fun with the head coach of the All Starz team, Abby Allen.
Attached is a flyer and the registration form. Please register by February 10th.

The Legacy All Starz Cheer Team is made up of 13 girls of various ages. The team competes in cheer competitions in the Midwest. They will be going to Council Bluffs, Iowa and Loveland, Colorado in the next few months.
Jenn Monie 308-520-3912 or jennifermonie@msn.com

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National Engineers Week

Event Dates and Times

2/18/2018 - 2/24/2018
Local NP Schools
North Platte Sylvan Learning Center is excited to celebrate National Engineers Week - February 18 – 24, 2018 and the difference that engineering makes in our lives for the third year partnering with local and area schools. We will be doing FREE STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Engineering activities in classrooms throughout the month of February. This will be hands on learning experiences for students K-9th.

In past years, we have explored physics, aeronautical engineering, environmental engineering, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. We bring all supplies for the students to have a kinetic learning experience that is grade appropriate and helps them not only grow their STEM skills by helps them to work as an effective group, present their ideas, and practice career/college ready creatively problem solving. These experiences can be tailored to each school's goals. Our efforts in the area of engineering have given us the honor of being #1 internationally with our Sylvan company.

“I am excited to celebrate National Engineers Week by offering FREE Engineering activities to partnering area schools and their students, for the third year!”, noted Debra Smith, Sylvan owner and director.

Parents are encouraged to contact their student’s teacher or school administrators. Schools can contact Debra at the North Platte Sylvan Learning Center at 308-532-4441 or email sylvan.northplatte@gmail.com.

Debra at the North Platte Sylvan Learning Center at 308-532-4441 or email sylvan.northplatte@gmail.com.


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Agriculture Matters 5K & 10K

Event Dates and Times

2/24/2018
North Platte Recreation Center
Agriculture Matters 5K & 10K - Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
North Platte Recreation Center
Race Information
Presented by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation

Racers, their families, and the general public are invited to participate in this fun Agriculture Matters 5K and 10K! Proceeds from this race will enable the Foundation to reach thousands of Nebraska youth during the school year through Agriculture in the Classroom, the Ag Pen Pal Program, and scholarships. Raceday registration and packet pickup begin at 8 a.m. Both race distances start at 9 a.m. Races start and end at the Rec Center. Registration is $25 - 5K, $25 - 10K, To register, select the race option you wish to choose from the drop-down and fill in the entrant form to add it to your cart. To check out, click the cart button in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. To register and more information goto www.platteriverfitness.com
www.platteriverfitness.com