Community Calendar

This page was created to provide information about Lincoln events.
If you would like to have us include your event, please email All submissions are subject to editing by our staff.

Tax Volunteer Preparers

What: Consider becoming a volunteer tax preparer through Community Action's Tax Preparation Program.

To Sign Up
1) Go To
2) CLICK on the Volunteer Circle
3) CLICK on Tax Prep Program
4) CLICK on Apply

The program provides income tax preparation and filing services to low-to-moderate income individuals at no cost to them.  Last year nearly 1,500 tax returns were prepared and filed by our Tax Preparation Program volunteers in our community.

They are currently recruiting for all Tax Prep Program volunteer positions to fulfill the roles of Tax Preparers, Site Coordinators, Intakes, Greeters and Interpreters at various location of your choosing for the 2016 tax season (January to April).

For more information contact Georgann Roth, Volunteer Resources Coordinator at 402-875-9320 or or Balsam Ali at 402-471-4515 ext.264 or bali@communityactionat 


Health Screenings for Vulnerable Lincoln Senior Citizens

What: Three Lincoln organizations have partnered to expand health screenings for senior citizens.  The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Lincoln Division, Aging Partners and St. Mark's United Methodist Church will now offer screenings at St. Mark's Vermeer Education Center, 8550 Pioneers Blvd.

Services, as well as transportation, are offered free for those who cannot afford to pay.  Aging Partners provides an intake person and a driver.  Donations are accepted to cover costs for supplies.  Referrals to local health professionals will be provided as appropriate.

Services at the St. Mark's loction, offered most Wednesdays between 9:30am and 1:30pm began September 16th and include health history, screenings for general health, blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and bone density, as well as foot care for the elderly.  Oral health screenings by the UNMC College of Dentistry were recently added with the help of a grant from the University of Nebraska Kelly Fund.

First Learning Center Preschool Fundraiser

What: First Learning Center Preschool will be holding their 6th Annual Waffleman Fundraiser.
When: February 9th from 5-7pm.
Where: First Luthern Church at 1551 S. 70th St. First Learning Center Preschool is a ministry of First Lutheran Church.
Tickets can be purchased at First Lutheran Church in advance for $6. or at the door for $7.

Join us for decilious Belgian Waffles and help support First Learning Center Preschool and Preschool Scholarship Fund.

Check out the waffleman website at

Additional preschool information can be found on or 

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Feed

What: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Feed
When: Tuesday, February 9th from 5p to 7p
Where: Ebenezer Congregational Church, 801 B St., Lincoln, Ne
Join us for a time of fun and fellowship while enjoying plenty of pancakes and German Sausage.


Ash Wednesday Worship at First-Plymouth

What: Ash Wednesday Worship Services at First-Plymouth
When: Wednesday, February 10th -Over the lunch hour (Noon-1pm) to receive your ashes in the sanctuary.  Our Ash Wednesday worship service will be at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary.
Where: First-Plymouth Congregational Church is located at 2000 D Street, Lincoln.
For more information call 402-476-7565 or visit

Waverly-Eagle School District 145 Band Soup Supper

What: Waverly-Eagle School District 145 61st Annual Band Soup Supper & Concert
When: Saturday, February 13th from 4:30p-7:30p
Where: Waverly High School 13401 Amberly Road, Waverly
Tickets: $8. - 5th grade & older, $4. - 4th grade & younger.  All proceeds from this event will directly support the District #145 Band Program.

Band concerts featuring 5th - 9th grade bands, varsisty band, middle school and high school jazz band.  Tickets available at the door.  Chili, chicken noodle soup, relishes, homemade desserts and beverages will be served.


Second Science: Celebrate Darwin

What: Investigate Second Science: Celebrate Darwin
When: Saturday, February 13th 10a-12p
Where: University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall
Regular Museum Admission

Join us in the science lab the second Saturday of every month from 10am - 12pm as we investigate a variety of science and natural history topics through hands-on activities and exploration!  Have you ever met the Amblypygi?  These nocturnal arachnids may look scary, but they're harmless and curious creatures!  Come learn how amblypygids can teach us about the ways animals communicate and sense the world around them.

Re-affirmation of Commitment Service at First Plymouth Church

What: Re-affirmation of Commitment Service
When: Saturday, February 13th from 6:30p-7p.
Where: Chapel at First Plymouth Congregational Church (20th & D Streets).

Join us on Valentine's Day weekend and renew your vows with you significant other at the Re-affirmation of Commitment Service.

This service is for any coupld who desires to re-affirm their love and commitment to one another.  Couples will renew covenant promises during a 30 minute. service.  This service is free and open to all couples in the community.

After the service, you are welcomed to attend Abendmusik's "My Funny Valentine" concert at 8:30p in the Sanctuary.  Concert tickets can be purchased at the door.

Annual Nebraska Wesleyan University Baseball Cornhole Tournament

What: Annual Nebraska Wesleyan University Baseball Cornhole Tournament.
When: Saturday, February 13th from 9a - 5p
Where: Spikes Beach Bar & Grille, 2300 Judson Street, Lincoln.

Register your Two-person teams, $100 entry, per team.  Double elimination.  Prizes for 1-Place ($300 & custom boards), 2-Place ($200), 3rd Place ($150) and 4-Place ($100)

All Proceeds to help fund the NWU Baseball Spring Trip in March!  Free admission for Spectators!  Contact NWU Baseball at 402-465-2171 for more information.

University Bookstore Celebrates Arrival of American Girl's Girl of the Year

What: Join the University Bookstore for an event inspired by American Girl's newest Girl of the Year, "Lea Clark."
When: Saturday, February 20th at 1pm.
Where: University Bookstore in the lower level of the Nebraksa Union at 14th and R Streets.
The event is FREE and open to the public.
To register, please contact the University Bookstore at, or call 402-472-8523.

This girl was born for adventure, and this event will give girls a look inside the exciting world that Lea encounters in her travels to Brazil.  Those attending will enjoy in-store activities, colorful crafts, giveaways and a fun photo booth.  Girls are encouraged to bring their American Girls dolls with them. 

University Bookstore Celebrates Arrival of American Girl's Girl of the Year

What: Join the University Bookstore for an event inspired by American Girl's newest Girl of the Year, "Lea Clark."
When: Saturday, February 20th at 1pm.
Where: University Bookstore in the lower level of the Nebraksa Union at 14th and R Streets.
The event is FREE and open to the public.
To register, please contact the University Bookstore at, or call 402-472-8523.

This girl was born for adventure, and this event will give girls a look inside the exciting world that Lea encounters in her travels to Brazil.  Those attending will enjoy in-store activities, colorful crafts, giveaways and a fun photo booth.  Girls are encouraged to bring their American Girls dolls with them. 

Shoes For Miles

What: Shoes for Miles Collects shoes and sheds light on congenital heart defects.
When: Feb 7th-21st.
Where:  Belle and The Bear, 1265 S. Cotner Blvd; Footloose & Fancy, 4131 Pioneer Woods Dr. and 1219 P St.; The Mill in College View, 4736 Prescott Ave.; Morrill Hall, 14th and Vine St.

As you de-clutter your closets for spring-cleaning, consider donating your unwanted kids' footwear to a shoe drive with heart.  Shoes for Miles, named in memory of Miles Ludvik, is organized by a Lincoln couple wishing to honor their infant son by helping others and raising awareness of congenital heart defects (CHD's), the most common birth defect.

The Shoe Drive conicdes with Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week (Feb. 7-14), Valentine's Day and Miles' second birthday.

Each collection site will have a designated box for shoe donations.  Please keep shoes paired up by using a rubber band or tie the laces together.

Shoes collected will be given to Lutheran Family Services (LFS) of Nebraska to support the children they serve, many of whom are refugees fleeing conflict and persecution in their home countries.  Often the families LFS assists are without basic necessities.  Kids' shoes, particularily for the colder months, are in low supply.

Greg and Dana Ludvik's son Miles was born Feb 17th, 2014, and died six days later following a brave fight that included two open heart surgeries to correct complex CHDs diagnosed prenatally.  His legacy includes a shoe drive that benefits those in need.  Last year's inaugural drive collectede over 2,300 pairs of shoes. 

Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society

What: Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society (LLGS)
When: Sunday, February 14th 2p-4p
Where: Walt Branch Library, 6701 South 14th St. Lincoln
No Cost
Genealogy workshop on using Microsoft Word for Genealogists
Contact: Check or call 402-416-9139 for complete details.

What:  Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society (LLCGS) Monthly Meeting
When: Thursday, February 18th 7p-8:45p
Where: First Lutheran Church Activity Room, 1551 South 70th Street, Lincoln
No Cost
Presenter, Joan Shurtliff, will provide an overview related to postcards and genealogy.
Contact: Check or call 402-416-9139 for complete details.

What: Lincoln-Lancaster Genealogical Society (LLCGS)
When: Sunday, February 21st, 2p-4p
Where: Walt Branch Library, 6701 South 14th Street, Lincoln
No Cost
Tom McFarland will present a session of Evaluating Your Evidence
Contact: Check or call 402-416-9139 for complete details


University of Nebraska State Museum

What: Ready Jet Go Launch Party
When: Thursday, February 4th 4:30p-8p
Where: 307 Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska State Museum,

Join us for the launch party of PBS Kid's newest series Ready Jet Go! before you can see it on TV!  Join NET Kids at Morrill Hall to watch the first ever episode of Ready Jet Go! followed by kids activities.

When: Thursday, February 11th 4:30p-8p
Free Thursday Night Museum Admission

Pose with the plesiosaur and mingle with the mammoths in Morrill Hall for free on Thursday nights from 4:30p-8p throughout February.  Regular admission ot Mueller Planetarium fulldome will apply.

What: Science Cafe`: Celebrate Darwin
When: Thursday, February 18th from 6:30p-8p
Ticket/programming fees required:
Museum Member, UNL Student/Faculty/Staff:  $9.00
Non-Member: $14.00
Ticket includes: one drink ticket, three Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, Toast and Cane's Sauce, museum admission, planetarium presentation.
Ticket sales end 10a day of program.
Science Cafe` in Mueller Planetarium at Morrill Hall is a casual, educational, and entertaining monthly series for adults (21+) exploring a variety of science and natural history topics.  Food, drinks and the opportunity to ask questions and share opinions.

What:  Sci Pop Talk
When: Thursday, February 25th at 7p
Parasite Biodiversity; Discovering the Unknow Pathogens Before They Discover Us with Dr. Scott Gardner, curator of parasitology and director of the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology.
FREE Thursday Night Museum Admission

Fourth Friday Opening and Reception

What: The Lincoln Artist's Guild is hosting its Fourth Friday Opening and Reception.
When: Friday, February 26th from 5p to 8p.
Where: Out of the Box, 366 N. 48th St. Lincoln, Ne,  -  east entrance.

Displaying original artwork created by members of the Lincoln Artists' Guild, available for purchase.  February's featured artist is Janet Fraley.  Live music by August Moon.  This event is open to the public.  There is no admission charge.

Call 402-488-0388 or


Stage Theater in Hickman

What: The Stage Theater in Hickman is proud to present "Guys & Doll," to kick off their thrid season.
When:  February 11th-13th, 18th-20th, 25-27th at  7:30pm and Feb. 14th, 21st, & 28th at 2p.
Where: The Stage Theater in Hickman.

Set in 1930's New York City, Guys and Dolls introduces us to gambler Nathan Detroit, who tries to find the cash to set up the biggest crap game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck.

For tickets call Teri at 402-512-1808 or go to  The Stage Theater is located at 225 Locust Street, Hickman, Ne.  68372.

2016 Parade of Apartments

What: 2016 Parade of Apartments.
When: March 12th from 10a-4p, March 13th, 12p to 4p
Location: Various locations throughout the city.  If you have to list a location, choose the Villas at Wilderness Ridge, 8801 Executive Woods Drive, Lincoln, Ne 68512.

The second annual Lincoln Parade of Apartments is a 2-day open house and vendor fair designed to simplify the apartment search process, and highlight area businesses.  Prospective residents will have the opportunity to tour apartments and amenities at more than 15 apartment communities in Lincln.  Participants will also receive a swag bag along with a chance to win a number of prizes from the event sponsors.  Pre-registration online for more chances to win:

Tabitha Into the Blue

What: Tabitha "Into the Blue" Spring Donor Appreciation Event.
When: Wednesday, April 6th - 11:30a - 1p
Where: Embassy Suites, 1040 P Street.


Confucius Institute Classes

What Confucius Institute at UNL

What: Chinese Language Classes

Beginning Chinese Grades K-12
Jan. 16-April 23rd - Saturdays 10:30am - 12pm
$60  Peter Kiewit Institute Room 157.

Intermediate Chinese Language -  Grades 3-12
Jan 16-April 23rd - Saturdays 12:30pm - 2pm
$60   Peter Kiewit Institute Room 157

Chinese Dance Classes
Beginning Chinese Folk Dance Grades K-5
January 16-April 23rd - Saturdays 11:30am - 12:30pm
$50    Peter Kiewit Institut Room 158

Intermediate Chinese Folk dance - Grades 3-12
Jan 16 - April 23rd  Saturdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm
$50   Peter Kiewit Institute Room 158

Chinese Art Classes
Beginnig Chinese Calligraphy & Painting - Grades K-5
Jan 16 - April 23rd  Saturdays 10:30am - 11:30am
$50   Peter Kiewit Institute Room 161

Beginning Chinese Calligraphy & Painting for Children - Grades 3-12
Jan 16 - April 23rd  Saturday 11:30am - 12:30pm
$50   Peter Kiewit Institute Room 161

League of Human Dignity

What: If you are a Lincoln resident who experiences disability, the Extended Hours Service is there for you, offering transportation at night, on weekends and on holidays.  Find out more about the EHS initiative. including eligibility requirements and fare information, by contacting the League of Human Dignity's transportation coordinator at 402-441-7871

Junior League of Lincoln

What: Dish it up  fundraiser for the Junior League of Lincoln.
When: Friday, April 1st from 7p to 10p.
Where:  Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown, 141 N. 9th Street
Tickets: Individual $75.  VIP $95.

An evening of community fundraising, hosted by the Junior League of Lincoln.  Various chefs from the Lincoln Community have donated their time and talent with excellent, all inclusive, food and drink.  There will be a live, and silent auction.

Profits benefit the JLL, Clothesline and other community projects.  Clothesline is a local program that helps middle and high school students, in Lincoln Pulbic Schools, to meet the basic need of clothing to prevent learning loss and bullying.

Fundraiser for Julie Williamsen

What: Benefit for Julie Willamsen,  Battling Radiation Induced AngioSarcoma.
When: Sunday, April 3rd from 1p-5p
Where: Hidden Valley Golf Course.

There will be food, cash bar and lots of silent auction items.

Julie has battled cancer on and off since  September of 2006.  Her struggles have included weeks of Chemo and Radiation treatments.  She is now facing a very rare cancer caused by her previous radiation.  This is the 2nd time she has been hit with this.  Julie is enduring weeks and weeks of chemo, doctor appointments, tests, as well as huge medical bills.

We are asking every one of you who have met Julie (or have never met her) to give her back and give that helping hand.   No donation is too small

Arts for the Soul Concert Series

What:  Arts for the Soul Concert Series Presents: Solas - All These Years
When: Sunday, February 21st at 7:30p
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 840 S. 17th Street, Lincoln
Cost: Adults $18, Seniors (62+) $15, Students (8+) $8, Children free!

All These Years demonstrates the evolution of a band the Boston Globe declared to be "the finest Celtic ensemble this country has ever produced."  This is a one time opportunity to see founding members and Solas stalwarts Seamus Egan and Winifred Horan bring the past, present, and future of the band to stage, with a program sure to delight audiences and with old favorites and with new material that lights the way forward.

Website: http//

What: Arts for the Soul Concert Series Presents: Tom Miller - Steel Drums
When: Saturday April 2 at 7:30pm
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 840 S 17th Street Lincoln, Ne
Cost: Adults $18, Seniors (62+) $15, Students (8+) $8, Children free!

A Return to the Caribean with Steel Drum Ensemble Pan Nation.
Special guests: local student steel drum group PANgea, Megan Manning-Kechely, director
Tom Miller was first on our series in 2011.  This time he returns with his professional steel drum group Pan Nation, and will be joined b Lincoln's own student group PANgea.  It is the perfect event for the entire family.


What:  Arts for the Soul Concert Series Presents Earth Day Concert with Joel Sartore
When: Friday, April 22nd at 7:30pm.
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 840 S 17th Street Lincoln, Ne
Cost: Adults $18, Seniors (62+) $15, Students (8+) $8  Children Free!

Arts for the Soul celebrates Earth Day with a truly unique and inspirational  event.  Combining music with images and a presentation by internationally-renowned photographer Joel Sartore, this will be an evening to remember.  Lincoln resident Joel Sartore has been a contributing photographer to National Geographic Magazine for two decades.

Other earth day activities including fun and educational presentations by local experts will take place in the parking lot of the First Presbyterian, Saturday, April 23rd, 2p-4:30p.


Confucius Institute Chinese Language Classes for Adults

What:  Chinese Language Classes 1 - Adult.
Beginning Chinese (Adult)
Jan 19 - April 19 - Tuesdays - 6:30-8pm
UNL Nebraska Hall Room TBD

Beginning Chinese 2 (Adult)
Jan 21 - Apr 21 - Thursdays - 6:30 - 8pm
UNL Nebraska Hall Room  TBD

Intermediate Chinese 1 (Adult)
Jan 19 - Apr 19  Tuesdays - 3:30 - 5pm
UNL Nebraska Hall Room TBD

Advanced Chinese 1 (Adult)
Jan 20 - Apr 20 Wednesdays - 6:30-8pm
UNL Nebraska Hall Room  TBD

Chinese Music Classes

Chinese Vocal Music for Adults
Jan 17-April 24 Sundays   3p - 4p
Avery Hall in collaboration with Lincoln Chinese School

Chinese Folk Songs for Children
Jan 17-April 24th  Sundays  4p-5p
Avery Hall in collaboration with Lincoln Chinese School

Children's Language Classes

Beginning Chinese 1 (K-12 grades)
Jan 17- April 24  Sundays - 2:15-3:15 pm
UNL Nebraska Hall Rood TBD

Intermediate Chinese 1 (K-12 grades)
Jan 17 - April 24 Sundays  1p - 2p
UNL Nebraska Hall Room TBD

Advanced Chinese (K-12 grades)
Jan 17 - April 24 Sundays - 1p - 2p
UNL Nebraska Hall Room TBD

Children's Chinese Music Classes

Chinese Foik Dance for Children (ages 5-9)
Jan 17 - April 24  Sundays  2:15-3:15pm
UNL Nebraska Hall Room TBD

Registration fee includes course materials.  NOTE:  All classes are subject to be cancelled if the ernrollment is limited.

The Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Register today for non-credit Chinese language, music and culture classes taught by experienced native Chinese instructors.


UNL Libraries SciPop! Talks Spring 2016

What: Brave New Matter for a Brave New World: Shapeshifting & Invisibility
When: February 3rd at 7pm
Where: Adele Hall Learning Commons
Are you interested in shapeshifting, invisibility and other science fiction tropes?  Come and listen to Jacelyn Bosley explain how we are entering a new era of "programmable matter" at the first SciPop Talk this spring.

What: Memes, you're doing it wrong.
When: Feb. 10th at 7p
Where: Adele Hall of Learning Commons
Do you find yourself searching for hours to send the funniest meme to your friend?   Brad Elder will explain how high-fidelity memes are what separates humans from everything else.  Come learn how to give people brain herpes.

What: From Ents to Groot:  Can trees talk?
When: February 17th at 7pm
Where: Adele Hall of Learning
Whether it is the Ents in the Lord of the Rings or Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy, the notion that trees can talk is a curious idea.  Come here what Ramesh Laungani has to say about it at his SciPop Talk!

What: Cosmetic Science: The Beauty of Chemistry
When: February 24th at 7p
Where: Adele Hall of Learning commons
Cosmetic and skin care products have been used by many throughout recorded history.  While some are hazardous to human health, many have been validated by cosmetic scientist and are still in use today. Come to this SciPop Talk to hear Rebecca Lai debunk skin care myths and demystify new cosmetic and skin care ingredients.  She will also address the science behind cosmetic and skin care ingredients used historically and state-of-the art new ingredients that promise to transform our skin.   

What: The Science (and Art) of Running 100 Miles
When: March 9th at 7pm
Where: Adele Hall Learning Commons
Running 100 miles in under 30 hours without much rest, sounds crazy right?  Join us at this SciPop Talk when Angela Hodge explains that it's not as difficult as it sounds if you understand the science (and art) behind this seemingly crazy sport.

What: Batman vs Superman
When: March 16th at 7pm
Where: Adele Hall Learning Commons
"The Dawn of Justice" movie pits Batman against Superman!  How fair can that fight be?  Join us at this SciPop talk when Dan claes explores their comic book history, friendship and recorded battles, the weakness an opponent might exploit, and the limits of their powers.

2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collections Events

What: 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
9am - 1pm.

Friday, March 18th - Appointment Only:  Call (402) 411-8021 to schedule
Saturday, April 2nd - Wal-Mart South: 87th & Hwy 2
Saturday, May 7th - Zoetis: 601 West Cornhusker Hwy
Friday, June 3rd - Lincoln Southwest High School: 14th & Pine Lake
Friday, June 24th - Union College: South 52nd & Cooper Ave
Friday, August 26th - Shepherd of the Hills Church: Hickman (6901 Panama Rd)
Saturday, August 27th - Lincoln Industries: 600 West E St
Saturday, September 24th - Continental: 4021 N 56th St.
Saturday, October 22nd, Woods Park: South 31st & J St
Friday, November 18th, Appointment Only: Call 402-411-8021 to schedule.

Household hazardous waste is any waste generated from the use of a product containing a hazardous material that, if misused or improperly disposed of, could pose a threat to human health or the enviroment.

For more information pleases visit our website:


Nebraska's family run game convention

What: Nebraska's family run game convention now in it's 6th year.
When: Friday, April 29th from Noon to 2am
Saturday, April 30th, 8am to 2am
Sunday, May 1st, 8am to 8pm

Full Weekend - Pre-Reg (until 3/15/16):  $30.
Full Weekend - At the Door: $35.
One Day: $15
Children under 6:  Free

Purchase tickets at

Board games, Card Games, RPG's, Old games, New Games, Your Games, Our games, Games will be played!!!!

We have a game library with staff standing by to teach games you just checked out.

Fun for the whole family!!!!

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement

What: "Perspectives on the World Christian Movement"  will again be offered this January in 5 Nebraska locations. 
Classes will be held in Lincoln, Kearney, Columbus, McCook and Omaha.

This is one of the premier Christian equipping courses available today.  Whether you are desiring to mature in your understanding of God's Kingdom expansion in the earth, desire to be equipped to effectively witness in your world, or want to prepare for cross-cultural ministry, this 15 course will impact your understanding of what God is up to in our world.

To register go to

Strider Cup Race

What: Strider Cup Race
When: Saturday, June 11th, 8am to 2:30pm
Where: The Railyard - 350 N 7th St. Lincoln.
Cost: $27.37 for toddler races (ages 2-5).  Special Needs Races are free.

Strider Cup races give small children and people with special needs a chance to put their Strider Balance Bike skills to the test at several stops across the USA and worldwide.  These unique Strider organized and operated events cater directly to children 2-5 years old who want to experience the thrill of racing.  Children of all sizes and skill levels are welcome to participate.  STRIDER No-Pedal Balance Bikes are developed for both learning the ropes of riding and honing advance skills in racing.

Event registration site:
Strider website:

Caregiver Support Group

What: Caregiver Support Group
When: 1st Tuesday of Each Month starting September 1st.  6:30 - 8p.
Where: 5200 R Street
Hosted by: Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, 5200 R Street
Facilitated by Ryana Swift - 402-802-2365 Masters Level Social Work Student.

Caregiver Support Group offers a place to talk through challenges and ways of coping, sharing feelings, needs, concerns and learning about resources available in our community.

Take back left over meds

What: Take Back Left Over Meds.

An estimated 1/3 of all prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines go unused.  These products end up just sitting in medicine cabinets and they can wind up in the wrong hands or get taken accidientally.  But flushing or throwing away these medications can harm the enviroment.  So what can you do?  Take them back to a pharmacy near you.  Visit to find a participating pharmacy near you or call the Nebraska Regional Poison Center at 800-222-1222.

League of Human Dignity Equipment Loan and Rental Program

What: League of Human Dignity Equipment Loan and Rental Program

The League of Human Dignity's equipment loan and rental program knows that many people in the Lincoln area are in need of equipment that could help them live more indiependently in their own homes.  Do you have durable medical equipment that you would be able to donate?  If you do, contact the League of Human Dignity to see if you have what we currently need.  Just call us in Lincoln at 402-441-7871 or go online to

The League of Human Dignity is a non profit, consumer based organization that promotes independent living for people with disabilities, in their own homes rather than in nursing homes.  To that end, we advocate for their needs and rights, while providing services to asist them in attaining, and maintaining an independent lifestyle.

Early Onset Dementia Support Group

What: Early Onset Dementia Support Group
When: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm
Where: Independence House, 4610 Mandarin Circle.  Open to the public at no charge.

What: Dementia Support Group...
When:  Third Tuesday of the month at 11am.
Where:  Independence House 2355 Superior.  Open to the public at no charge.

What: Trunk or Treat for Safe trick or treating.
When:  October 25th, 2-4pm
Where: Independence House, 5500 S. Coddington.
Trunk or Treat for safe trick or treating.  Games, Face painting, and vendors providing treats for the young ones!  Costumes desired!