November 2017

November 2. Hastings College Handbell Choir, Chase County School, 9 am. Open to the public. Features 60 bells, 60 chimes, strings, and percussion as well as Millennial Vibe, a five-member a capella group.

November 2. Thirsty Painter, 5:55 pm, Broken Arrow Cellars, 73892 332 Avenue, Imperial. Sponsored by Chase County Arts Council, hosted by Sara Stretesky. See Facebook @HeartlandBohemian.

November 2, 9, 16: Grief Support Group, Lied Public Library, 7 pm. Receive support and understanding from others who have experienced a similar loss. Led by Bill Bryan, Westside Church of Christ. No need to register. Phone Bill at 883-0264 for more information.

November 3-5. MOVIE: Imperial Theatre: My Little Pony. PG. The Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use friendship to save their homeland. Friday-Saturday 7:30 pm. Sunday 7 pm. Phone 882-4368 to volunteer.

November 3-5. MOVIE: Wauneta Chateau Theater. *Happy Death Day. PG-13. A young woman must relive the same day over and over until she finds out who murdered her. 7 pm, Friday-Sunday. Phone 394-5445.

November 5. Daylight Savings Time ends. Set back your clocks!


November 6, 8 am. Tickets go on sale for annual Historical Christmas Dinner Fort Robinson State Park, 3200 Highway 20, Crawford, NE, on December 2. Phone 308-665-2900 or email Park Entry Permit required.

November 7. Rotary Club of Imperial Planning Meeting. If you’d like to present a program to the club in October or would like help with a service project, phone Club President Laura Gaschler at 414-1055.

November 9. The Big Give McCook. 24-hour online giving event at created to connect donors to 21 nonprofits in Southwest Nebraska. One of the nonprofits is The Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault Services, which cover Red Willow, Chase, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Hayes, and Hitchcock Counties. Crisis Line: 877-345-5534.

November 10-12. MOVIE: Imperial Theatre: Only the Brave. PG-13. Based on a true story. Group of elite firefighters risk everything to protect a town from historic wildfire. Friday-Saturday 7:30 pm. Sunday 7 pm. Phone 882-4368 to volunteer. *Wauneta Theatre: 7 pm, Friday-Sunday. Phone 394-5445.

November 11. Veteran’s Day. Want to honor Chase County veterans? See to see how to help local veterans build a memorial.

November 11. Christmas Festival of SW Nebraska Entrepreneurs, Imperial City Gym, 9 am to 2 pm. Lots of vendors and choices for your Christmas shopping.

November 11. Crazy Quilt Guild meeting, 1:30 p.m., Imperial Community Center. Phone Vivian at 883-5873 or Linda at 883-1770 for details.

November 11. 2017 Donor Appreciation Dinner, 6 pm, hosted by Chase County Community Hospital. Music by Jackie Allen & Band. St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, 740 Broadway. $12/person or $22/couple. RSVP by November 3rd to Deb 882-7290 or

November 12. Sunday Buffet, Imperial Community Center, 11 am to 1 pm. Adults $10; children 10 years and younger $5. Phone 882-5343.

November 13. American Red Cross Blood Drive, Chase County High School, new auxiliary gym, 520 E. 9th Street. 9 am to 3 pm. See, phone 800-733-2767 or school nurse Angie Paisley, 882-4228.

November 13, 18. Mercy Meals, 112 South Tecumseh, Wauneta. Nov. 13, 6-8 pm (SWPPD); Nov. 18, 9-11 am (regular pack). Phone Mary at 883-6761 or see

November 13-20. Operation Christmas Child. Fill shoe box with gifts for children affected by war, disease, disaster, poverty, and famine plus $9 for shipping costs. Take to Imperial Berean Church. See for suggested items or phone Lorrie at 882-0318 for drop-off hours.

November 14. National Pickle Day. Americans like ‘em — consuming 5.2 million pounds of pickles each  year. It’s rumored that Cleopatra attributed her good looks to the pickles in her diet

November 14. Champion Women’s Club Meeting, 7 pm, Champion Community Center. Finalizing Plans for Vision of Trees.

November 14. Broadway Book Bunch, Imperial Library, 7 pm. Discussion of The Round House by Louise Erdrich. Ask at the library for a copy of the book. Phone library at 882-4754 or Cheryl at 883-0265.

November 15. Chamber Meeting, Imperial Community Center at Noon. Phone Community Center at 882-5343 before 9 am to reserve lunch.

November 16. Grant Holiday Open House, 5-8 pm.

November 17-19. MOVIE: Imperial Theatre: Geostorm. PG-13. Satellites designed to control global climate start to attack Earth. It’s a race against the clock before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone. Friday-Saturday 7:30 pm. Sunday 7 pm. Phone 882-4368 to volunteer.

November 17-19. MOVIE: *Wauneta Chateau Theatre: Thank You for Your Service. Rated R. With memories of the Iraq battlefield still lingering, soldiers must begin their long journey to physical and emotional rehabilitation. 7 pm, Friday-Sunday. Phone 394-5445.

November 20. Cancer Support Group, Chase County Community Hospital, conference room downstairs, 4 pm. Cancer survivors, caregivers, family and friends are invited. Free to the public. Third Monday of the month through May 21, 2018. Meetings are confidential.

November 23. Happy Thanksgiving! 


November 24-26. MOVIE: *Wauneta Chateau Theatre. Thor: Ragnarok – 2D/3D. Rated PG-13. The mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. 7 pm, Friday-Sunday. Phone 394-5445.

Imperial Theatre:  Friday-Saturday 7:30 pm. Sunday 7 pm. Phone 882-4368 to volunteer.

November 24. National Listening Day. Everyone has a story. Gather your family and friends and record family history and stories for preservation. See for suggestions.

November 28. Lion’s Club, 6 pm, M&M’s Natural Jaz. Cost: Pay for supper. Phone Jayne Henry, 308-882-6053, or email

December 2-3. Vision of Trees, Champion Community Center. 10 am to 3 pm Saturday; 11 am to 3 pm Sunday.

*Titles and Terms are speculative at time of notification and subject to change, final updates sent Monday prior. No films confirmed until Monday prior.


Weekdays: Imperial Community Center. 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 882-5343 by 9 am.

Tuesdays: Rotary Club, noon, M&M Jaz, two Tuesdays/month. See Facebook @RotaryClubofImperialNebraska for updates or phone Laura at 414-1055.

Thursdays: Imperial Community Center. TOPS at 9 am Thursdays. Lorna, 883-5304.

Fridays: Story Hour, Imperial Library Meeting Room, 9 to 10 am. Stories, crafts, games, activities and more for children ages 3 – 5 and their parents or caregivers. Please call 308-882-4754 if you have any questions.


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