August 3. Annual Cream Can Supper at Imperial Manor, 5:30 to 7:00 pm, with live music. Bring a salad or dessert to share. See Facebook @ImperialManorParkviewHeights.
August 4-6. IMPERIAL MOVIE: War for the Planet of the Apes. Rated PG13. Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel. Imperial Theatre: Friday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 7 pm. Phone 882-4368 to volunteer.
August 4-6. WAUNETA MOVIE: Despicable Me 3. Rated PG. 2D/3D. Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Chateau Theatre in Wauneta: 7 pm, Friday-Sunday. Phone 394-5445.
August 6. History of Hats & Fedoras. Chase County Museum, Champion, 1 to 4 pm. Phone Charley Colton at 882-4078.
August 8. Rotary Club Meeting, Noon at M&M Jaz. District Governor Jerry Milner (originally from Imperial), will visit. Phone Laura Gaschler at 414-1055 to reserve lunch. See Facebook @RotaryClubofImperialNebraska or Rotary.org.
August 8. National Sneak Some Zucchini into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day. It’s good for them! One medium zucchini has just 30 calories and contains more potassium than a banana. And the flower is edible!
August 8. Broadway Book Bunch. Imperial Library, 7 pm. Discussion of The Daybreakers by Louis L’Amour. Ask at the library for a copy.
August 9. Rotary Satellite Club Information Meeting in Palisade at Sodtown Sundries, 103 N. Main Street, noon central time. For men and women wishing to build leadership skills and increase professional relationships while participating in both local and international service projects. Phone Laura Gaschler at 414-1055 for more information.
August 11-13. MOVIE: The Emoji Movie. Rated PG. Animated. Inside Textopolis, where emojis live, Gene, who unlike other emojis, has multiple expressions, enlists the help of his best Hi-5 to become “normal.” Imperial Theatre: Friday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 7 pm. Phone 882-4368 to volunteer. 2D/3D at Chateau Theatre in Wauneta: 7 pm, Friday-Sunday. Phone 394-5445.
August 13. Sunday Buffet, Imperial Community Center, 11 am to 1 pm. Adults $10; children 10 years and younger $5. Phone 882-5343.
August 13-20. Chase County Fair
FAIR SHOWS: Tickets available at chasecountyfair.com.
- Danny Gokey, 6 p.m. Tickets $12.
- Imperial Jaycees Demo Derby, 6:30 pm. Tickets $10.
- Foghat with Quiet Riot, 7:30 pm. Tickets $40. Reserved seating.
- Parade – “Slow Ride through Chase County.” 10:30 a.m.
Old Dominion. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40 plus $5 service fee. Standing Room Only.
See chasecountyfair.com/See and Do/Daily Schedule for more.
August 14. V-J Day (Victory over Japan). On this day in 1945, the Imperial Government of Japan agreed to surrender, marking the end of WWII.
August 16-18. Lion’s Club Bingo at the Fair. Time slots are available each afternoon and evening for community volunteers at their Lions Club Bingo stand. Help your local Lions Club, enjoy an appreciation dinner in September. Phone Larry Radcliffe to sign up.
August 18-20. NO MOVIES. Imperial Theatre and Wauneta Chateau Theater closed for the fair.
August 21. Total Solar Eclipse. See eclipse2017.org/2017/states/NE.htm for a map of the cities in Nebraska where you’ll have the best view. Limited supply of eclipse-viewing glasses available at Lied Public Library.
August 25-27. MOVIE: Dunkirk. Drama/Thriller. Rated PG-13. Story of amazing May 1940 evacuation of 330,000 British, Belgian, and Dutch soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk after the advance of German troops into France. Imperial Theatre: Friday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 7 pm. Phone 882-4368 to volunteer. Chateau Theatre in Wauneta: 7 pm, Friday-Sunday. Phone 394-5445.
August 29. Rotary Meeting at noon at M&M Jaz with guest speaker to be announced. Phone Laura Gaschler at 414-1055 for more information or to reserve lunch.
August 30. Have s’more Smores!
September 1-3. MOVIE: Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature. Rated PG. Animated Adventure/Comedy. Surly (Will Arnett) the squirrel and his animal friends spring into action when the evil mayor (Bobby Moynihan) of Oakton plans to bulldoze the park they live in. Imperial Theatre: Friday-Saturday 7:30, Sunday 7 pm. Phone 882-4368 to volunteer. 2D/3D at Chateau Theatre in Wauneta: 7 pm, Friday-Sunday. Phone 394-5445.
Imperial Community Center, 882-5343: Free Exercise Class for Men & Women, MW, 10 am; Women’s Coffee, MWF, 9 am; Men’s Coffee, M-F, 8 am; Bingo, Tues, 1 pm; Lunch, M-F, Noon, $6 under 60, $5 above. Phone by 9.
Wednesday, 3 pm—Bingo at Parkview Heights. Phone 882-5333. For complete calendar, see impmanor.org – Skilled Nursing/Calendar.
Thursday, 9 am—TOPS at Imperial Community Center. Lorna, 883-5304.