On the Road with NET: Summer 2016

Follow Us On the Road

 

NET packed its bags and went on Western Nebraska road trip to North Platte, Gering, ScottsbluffAllianceChadron and Valentine in June 2016.  

This trip featured:

  • NET Radio broadcasts
  • Backyard Farmer
  • PBS Kids events 
  • Town Talks with community leaders and NET leadership
  • Screenings of Nebraska Stories segments

See a full list of events and locations below:

 

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - North Platte

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. CT

Estate Planning Seminar
Learn estate planning basics to benefit you, your family and your favorite charities over a complimentary lunch

Harbor Lights
711 North Lake Road
North Platte, NE 69101

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, June 10, 2016 - North Platte

8 a.m. - 9 a.m. CT

NET Town Talk
Join NET leadership for a discussion about your community

McDonald Belton Theater
Mid-Plains Community College
601 W. State Farm Rd.
North Platte, NE 69101

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. CT

Friday LIVE
Be part of the audience during our live radio broadcast of NET's arts and humanities magazine program

Performers: band “Blue Swing,” piano & string quartet “The Treble Makers,” plus news from the Prairie Art Center, Humanities Nebraska and more

McDonald Belton Theater
Mid-Plains Community College
601 W. State Farm Rd.
North Platte, NE 69101

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CT

NET Kids Events
Meet Jet Propulsion from PBS KIDS Ready Jet Go!, and enjoy family-friendly activities

North Platte Area Children's Museum
314 Jeffers St.
North Platte, NE 69101

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - Scottsbluff/Gering

9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. MT

NET Kids Events
Meet Jet Propulsion from PBS KIDS Ready Jet Go!, and enjoy family-friendly activities

Lied Scottsbluff Library
1809 3rd Ave.
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MT

Backyard Farmer
Be part of our audience for a live television taping of NET's lawn and garden show to be broadcast on June 16

Legacy of the Plains Museum
2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - Scottsbluff

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MT

NET's Panhandle Showcase
Be part of our audience for a live radio recording featuring interviews and music performances showcasing Nebraska's Panhandle to be broadcast on Saturday, June 18 at Noon CT

Performers: cast members from Theatre West’s upcoming summer season, classical guitarist Alexios Anest, plus news from Legacy of the Plains Museum, Carnegie Arts Center, Pony Express and more

Midwest Theater
1707 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

2 p.m. - 4 p.m. MT

NET Kids Events
Meet Jet Propulsion from PBS KIDS Ready Jet Go!, and enjoy family-friendly activities 

Midwest Theater
1707 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. MT

Nebraska Stories Screening
Join NET leadership for a discussion about your community followed by a screening of local Nebraska Stories segments, featuring Wildcat Hills, Brown Sheep Company, the Prairie Lighthouse and more

Midwest Theater
1707 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, June 13, 2016 - Alliance/Chadron

9 a.m. - 10 a.m. MT

NET Town Talk
Join NET leadership for a discussion about your community

Newberry's
110 W. 4th St.
Alliance, NE 69301

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. MT

NET Kids Events
Meet Jet Propulsion from PBS KIDS Ready Jet Go!, and enjoy family-friendly activities

Alliance Public Library
1750 Sweetwater Ave.
Alliance, NE 69301

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. MT

Nebraska Stories Screening
Screening of local Nebraska Stories segments and panel discussion

Segments feature Agate Fossil Beds, Toadstool Geologic Park, local artist Mary Tejeda Brown, bullfighters, trail rides and more

Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center
1000 Main St
Chadron, NE 69337

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - Chadron/Valentine

8 a.m. - 9 a.m. MT

NET Town Talk
Join NET leadership for a discussion about your community

Bean Broker
202 W. 2nd St.
Chadron, NE 69337

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. MT

Friday LIVE
Be part of our audience during the live radio recording of NET's arts and humanities magazine program to be broadcast on June 17

Performers: Post Playhouse cast members, members of the bluegrass band “Bald Mountain Rounders,” plus news about the Wildlife Art Show at Fort Robinson and Chadron State College and more

Bean Broker
202 W. 2nd St.
Chadron, NE 69337

12 p.m. - 2 p.m. MT

NET Kids Events
Meet Jet Propulsion from PBS KIDS Ready Jet Go!, and enjoy family-friendly activities

Chadron State College Child Development Center
1000 Main St
Chadron, NE 69337

6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. CT

Nebraska Stories Screening
Screening of local Nebraska Stories segments and panel discussion

Segments feature rancher Sara Switzer Sortum, Fort Hartsuff, the DeWitty settlement and more

Valentine High School
431 N. Green St.
Valentine, NE 69201

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - Valentine

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. CT

NET Kids Events
In partnership with the Valentine Summer Reading Program, meet Jet Propulsion from PBS KIDS Ready Jet Go! and enjoy family-friendly activities

Valentine Public Library
324 N. Main St.
Valentine, NE 69201

 

 

 

 

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