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Haymarket Theatre "Anne & Emmett"
What: The Haymarket Theatre presents "Anne & Emmett."
When: November 21,22,23,29,30 and on December 1,5,6, and 7th.
Where: HayMarket Theatre in the Historic Haymarket District.
Two teenagers meeting in Memory....Anne Frank, the 13 year old Jewish Girl whose diary provided a gripping perspective of the Holocaust, and Emmett Till, the 14 year old African American boy brutally murdered during the Civil Rights Movement.
Regular evening performances are 7:30pm, on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Matinee Performances are Sundays at 2pm. Regular Admission is $15 dollars and Senior/Student is $12.
For ticket information www.haymarkettheatre.org
St. Elizabeth Fourth Annual Christmas Celebration
What: Saint Elizabeth 4th Annual Christmas Celebration "Miracle on 70th Street."
When: December 7th from 8a to noon.
Where: St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center
555 South 70th Street
Lincoln, Ne 68510
Guests will have the opportunity to see areas of the hospital that they normally wouldn't be able to see, including an operating room, the Advanced Baby Center, and the Radiology Department, where there will be a demonstration of the latest minimally-invasive procedures.
Santa, his reindeer and Mrs. Claus will arrive at the hospital at 8a. A professional photographer will be taking photos of children on Santa's lap. Every family gets to take home one free photo. (The Santa line will be open from 8a to 11a.)
Children can also meet a few of Santa's reindeer and climb into his sleigh. Mrs. Claus will be reading Christmas stories and there will be other activities for the kids.
Guest can meet community physicians and enjoy a free continental breakfast. There will be Christmas Carolers, and an opportunity to win door prizes, such as a boy's or girl's bike.
The event is free, but we are asking guests to bring a food item to donate to one of Lincoln's food banks.
The neonatal intesive care unit is also hosting a reunion where children and their families can reunite with their caregivers and enjoy a snack and craft together.
Yule Fest Reception KHN
What: Reception in conjunction with Nebraska City's newest annual tradition, Yule Fest.
When: December 7th from 3-5p
Where: Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, located at 801 3rd Corso in Nebraska City
For more information call 402-874-9600 or visit khncenterforthearts.org.
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Benefit
What: Typhoon Haiyan Relief Benefit
When: Saturday, Dec. 7th from 5-10p
Where: St. John's Catholic Church, 7601 Vine St.
This event is being put on by the Lincoln Fil-Am Association (which helps Filipino immigrants get assimilated here in Lincoln.
Join them for dinner, which features delicious Filipino cuisine and musical entertainment. The cost is $25 per tickets and you can buy tickets at the Nebraska Sports Council Office.
There are plenty of ways that you can help!
You can donate one or more auction/raffle items
Purchase raffle tickets for $5 each.
Make a donation to the effort by mailing a check to Luz Garcia Never Give Up Foundation c/o JD'S Uniform Shop at 4911 N 57th St. Lincoln, Ne 68507
Dulces Voces to present Christmas Favorites
What: Dulces Voces to present Christmas Favorites
When: Saturday, December 7th at 7:30p.
Where: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 6001 A Street, Lincoln, Ne
Admission is free.
Dulces Voces along with special guest Kurt Knecht and Steve Buhler will present "Mary's Song: 20 Years of Christmas," a concert of poetry and Christmas music from their repertoire over the last two decades.
Dulces Voces (Sweet Voices) is a Lincoln-based vocal ensemble which specializes in performing secular and sacred music primarily composed before 1750.
World Wide Candle Lighting
What: World Wide Candle Lighting for those who have experienced the death of a child "That their light may always shine."
When: December 8th at 6:45pm - Please arrive before this time to be seated
Where: Bryan College of Health Services, 5035 Everett St. Lincoln, Ne.
Register your beloved child's name (pictures welcome)
or get more information -
Web site www.rememberingourchildren.org
Postal mail: Remembering Our Children
P.O. Box 83433
Lincoln, Ne 68501
For more information 402-477-0857
A World Wide Candle Lighting is held every year on the second Sunday of December at 7P in every time zone. As candles burn down in one time zone, they are lighted in the next, creating a 24 hour wave of light that encircles the globe in a virtual 24 hour memorial.
Sponsors: Remembering Our Children, Inc., Bryan Medical Center, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, in conjunction with Compassionate Friends World Wide Candle Lighting.
University of Nebraska Lincoln RELG Death Cafe
What: University of Nebraska-Lincoln RELG 220 class, "Reason and Religion," Death Cafe.
When: Sunday, December 8th from 7-9pm
Where: Meadowlark Cafe'
This will be attended by all students from the class, and will provide an opportunity for attendees to gather together, eat, and drink, and discuss death. During the fall semester, students at the University have been studying death and how society interpets, reacts, and deals with it.
First Evangelical Covenent Church Christmas Musical
What: First Evangelical Covenant Church presents a Christmas Musical, "The Promise of Light,"
When: Sunday, December 8th, 2013 at 6p.
Where: First Evangelical Covenant Church, 6024 L Street, 402-489-8869
The Choir will be accompanied by handbells and a variety of instruments in this unique presentation of traditional carols and original music celebrating God's gift of eternal light. Join us after the concert for our annual treat of Wassall and cookies www.firstcovenantlincoln.org 402-489-8869
One-Of- A-Kind Christmas Program
Your children are the players in this scripted but unrehearsed portrayal of the Christmas Story. The Christmas message is conveyed in a unique and unusual way at our 6pm Christmas Eve Service, Tuesday, December 24th.
Our Traditional Candlelight Service will take place at 11pm.
First Evangelical Covenant Church, 6024 L Street, 402-489-8869
Safe Kids Lincoln-Lancaster Car Seat Check
What: Safe Kids Lincoln-Lancaster County is conducting the last child passenger safety seat inspection event of 2013.
When:December 10th from 6p to 9p
Where: Anderson Ford, Mercury, Mazda Auto Dealership, 2500 Wildcat Drive.
Certified child passenger safety seat technicians will teach families how to safely and properly install their car seat at no charge.
Please contact Janette Johnson at 402-441-8045 to make an appointment.
ASTD-Lincoln Learning Event
What: ASTD-Lincoln Learning Event and Member Celebration: "The Art of Acknowledgement."
When: Thursday, December 12, 2013. Lunch at 11:30am and ends at 1p.
Where: Hillcrest Country Club, 9401 East O St.
ASTD-Lincon members (by Wednesday, December 4th): $16
ASTD-Lincoln members (after December 4): $21
A special Holiday Lunch meal will be prepared by Hillcrest Country Club.
Life Coach Kris Thaller, PCC, will be sharing simple tips that are guaranteed to produce stronger relationships.
At this learning event you will discover
The difference between acknowledgement and a compliment
How to put people quickly at ease
Five qualities to call forth in oneself and others to build relationships
How to appreciate and acknowledge another person's contribution
YouthInspire Winter Clothing Drive
What: YouthInspire is hosting a city-wide winter clothing drive.
When: December 9th through the 13th.
Where: Donations will be collected at Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln Southwest High School, Lincoln East High School, Pius High School, Lincoln High School and Lincoln Northstar High School, as well as the Leadership Lincoln Offices.
The donations will be given to CEDARS and the Lincoln People's City Mission.
Lincoln Southwest High School Theatre
What: Lincoln Southwest High School Theatre Production of "Yes Virginian, There Is A Santa Claus."
When: December 12, 13, 14, at 7P
Where: Lincoln Southwest High School Silver Hawk Theatre, 7001 S. 14th St.
Reserved Tickets go on sale November 12.
Begin your family holiday celebration with "Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus." Inspired by a simple, poignant letter written over 100 years ago by 8-year old Virginia O' Hanlon to the editor of the New York Sun, and by the timeless editorial response printed on the front page of the Sun.
Lincoln Southwest High School 's Sant Breakfast
What: Lincoln Southwest High School's "Santa Breakfast."
When: Saturday, December 14th,
Where: Lincoln Southwest High School
Old St. Nick will be on hand to listen to your child's Christmas Wish List! Mrs. Claus and the elves will escort you to your seats, as you enjoy a wonderful winter brreakfast and wait or your turn on Santa's Lap.
Look for more informtation and reservations when tickets go on sale for "Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus,"
Holiday Boutique/Craft Show
What: Holiday Boutique/Craft Show
When: December 14th, 9a to 2p
Where: Sprague/Martell Community Center
What: Benefit for Lydia Ray Carlson and her parents, Brandon and Jessica
When: Saturday, December 14th from 7p to Midnight
Where: The Watering Hole at 84th & Holdrege, Lincoln.
100% of food and drink sales will go to the Carlson Family. Silent Auction and raffle with lots of great prizes!
Lydia was born September 29th, and hours after being released from the hospital, Lydia's parents rushed her back to the emergency room with what doctors now say is a metabolic blood disease. Lydia spent her first three weeks of life in the NICU at Children's Hospital in Omaha with her parents by her side. The family is still awaiting a definitive diagnosis. The medical bills have quickly added up. Please give what you can so Brandon and Jessica can continue to support their precious daughter as they adjust to her special medicine schedule and frequent follow-ups. Every donation is greatly appreciated.
Raffles will be drawn by 10pm, and must be present to win; Silent auction at 11pm and you do not need to be present!
UNL Clay Club Winter Sale
What: UNL Clay Club's Winter Sale and Raffle.
When: Friday, December 13th from 9a to 6p. & Saturday December 14th from 9a to 5p
Where: Richards Hall Rm 118.
View and purchase ceramic work created by undergraduate and graduate students and alumni, and enter to win donated pieces from students and faculty in the raffle. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The drawing will take place on Saturday, December 14th, at 5p.
Preview at firstname.lastname@example.org
UNL Fine Art Photo Club Sale & Raffle
What UNL Fine Art Photo Club Sale and Raffle.
When: December 13th & 14th from 9a to 6p.
Where: Richards Hall Rm 121.
Student price range from $20-$80. Raffle tickets will be $1 each, or 6 for $5. Raffle items include prints by Professor Dana Fritz and graduate students Amanda Breitbach, Chadric Devin and Allen Morris, and signed books by Keith F. Davis, senior curator of photography at Nelson-Atkins Musuem in Kansas City.
Richards Hall is located at Stadium Drive and T sts. on the UNL City Campus.
For more info contact the Department of Art and Art History at 402-472-5522.
New Visions Community Recovery Center
What: The New Vision Community Recovery Center Holiday Service.
When: Sunday, December 15th, at 7p
Where: St. James Methodist Church, 2400 S. 11th St.
Christmas is traditionally thought as joyous, but if you have suffered the death of a loved one, a divorce, a job loss, a health problem, or being homeless, this service is meant just for you.
Christmas Musical from Calvary Community Church
What: Word on the Street Christmas Musical from Calvary Community Church
When: Friday, December 13 at 7P; Saturday, December 14th at 2 and 7P; Sunday, December 15th at 9 & 11am and 7p.
Where: Calvary Community Church, 14th & Superior
Free to the Public
Free Childcare for ages 0-5
Word on the Street, a dramatic-Christmas musical, brings a contemporary view to the story of Mary and Joseph.
Brownville Concert Series "Home For The Holidays"
What: Brownville Concert Series to Present A Christmas Gala: Home for the Holidays"
When: Friday & Saturday, December 13th & 14th at 7:30pm, and on Sunday, December 15th at 2p and 7pm.
Where: Brownville, Ne
"Home For The Holidays" is hosted by Andrea Marcovicci, starring Jeff Harnar, Todd Murray, and Natalie Douglas. These Four Greats are from the New York Broadway and Cabaret stage.
Catch the Holiday Spirit by going to the web site at www.brownvilleconcertseries.com or calling 402-825-3331 to purchase tickets. Come early for Christmas Shopping at the unique shops, visit the winery, have dinner at the Lyceum and experience the musical magic of Brownville.
Annual German Advent-Christmas Vesper Service
What: The Annual German Advent - Christmas Vesper Service
When: Sunday, December 15th at 2p
Where: Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6th & D Streets, 402-476-3888
Special Guest Soloist will be Dr. Brian Pfaltzgraff, Associate Professor of Music, Wartburg College, Waverly, Ia. Dr. Pfaltzgraff appears regularly with Union Avenue Opera in St. Louis.
Cookies and drinks will be served in the Fellowship Hall following the service.
Impacr Kooser Art Event @ KHN Center
What: Impact Kooser, an exhibit of works by artists from every corner of Nebraska inspired by the poems of United States Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser.
When: Opens Monday, October 28th.
Where: Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City.
Trinity United Methodist Church
What: Trinity United Methodist Church Wants You to Reclaim Christmas
December 8th - "How Can This Be"
December 12th - "Healing Service" 7:00-7:45
December 15th - "An Apppalachian Winter: Choir Cantata at both services
Children's Program 4:00
December 18th - "Joseph the Dreamer"
December 22nd - "The Journey: With Mary
December 24th - Christmas Eve "What Child is This?"
Candelight services at 4p and 7p
December 29th - "Exhale"
Trinity offers two worship Services. 9a is Contemporary and you can drop the kids off at Sunday School.
Blended service is a mixture of traditional and contemporary elements and begins at 10:30.
Trinity UMC is located at 7130 Kentwell Lane, one block east of 56th and Pine Lake roads in the Village Gardens neighborhood.
Horizons Christmas Eve Services
What: Horizons Christmas Eve Services
When: December 24th, 3:30 & 5:00
Where: 3200 Grainger Parkway (near 32nd & Yankee Hill Road.)
What: LPS to feature new "Learning Lunch" presentations.
When" Tuesday, November 5th, Dec. 3 and Jan. 7 with more lunches in the spring.
Where: In the Board Room at LPS District Offices, 5905 O St.
This year's lunch series is called Built for Learning: An Architectural Historian's Perspective on LPS History, and will feature Ed Zinner, Lincoln's historic preservation planner and a member of the Lincoln Board of Education.
The Nov. 5th presentations will highlight the LPS schools of the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Doors to the Board Room will open at noon, the program will begin at 12:15pm., questions and answers will happen at 12:35pm.
Please bring your own lunch. Community members are welcome to stay after lunch for a tour of the new LPS District Office Building.