Community Calendar



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Volunteers for Speical Olympic Events


What:  Volunteers needed for special olympic events in 2015


Bowling - need volunteers for all session
January 10th - Noon- Ramp Bowling at Sun Valley Lanes
January 11th - Male singles at 9am, female singles, 11:30am, teams and doubles 2pm

Basketball
February 21st LHS - need volunteers and refs -starting around 9am - ending ????  Especially need refs for this event.
We will have 3 on 3 (regular and Unified), 5 on 5 (regular and unified), team skills, skills and level A

Aquatics
March 21st LHS - need volunteers - starting at 8am, probably over at 11:30am or so.

Track
April 11- starting with level A - 8am inside field house, going out to outdoor track around 11am at Nebraska Wesleyan.  Need volunteers all day.

If you can help contact Cecelia ana0976@aol.com or 402-467-1442
or Chris at dzrcc8@yahoo.com or 402-540-2241 


 

Cheer Xpress Special Needs Cheer Team


What: Cheer Xpress "Sunshine" - Special Needs Cheer Team
When: Till the End of April

The Sunshine team is a group of friends who have all types of disabilities.  They learn a routine and then they perform at cheer competitions.  The Sunshine group has been in existance for about five years, and this year they have been invited to a World Competition.  The competition is in Orlando, Florida at the end of April.  Each individual requires 24/7 care which automatically doubles the cost for them to attend.  The approximate cost for each athlete to travel and stay is approximately $1000 per person.

You can donate at youcaring.com/sports-fundraiser/cheer-x
 

First Friday Jazz


What: First Friday Jazz
When: Friday, March 6th at 11:30am to 1pm.
Where: First Lutheran Church in the Church Activity Center, 1551 South 70th Street.
Free Performance - Audience members are invited to purchase lunch at the concert or bring their own and spend as much of their lunch hour as they wish listening to great jazz music.

The Jim Williamson Combo will lead the audience through many of the old standard jazz pieces.  Jim Williamson has been a fixture in Lincoln's music business for over 40 years.  He regularly works as a producer and performer on the regional and national music scene.

Although the concert is free, donations are encouraged to cover the performance costs.  Audience members are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Food Pantry.  First Lutheran offer this series of monthly concerts as its gift to the Lincoln Community and to provide an east Lincoln venue for the City's musical groups.

The April 10th concert will feature the Lightning Bugs.
 

Genealogy Conference


What: Spring Genealogy Conference
When: Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Where: Lincoln Family History Center, 3000 Old Cheney Road, Lincoln, Ne

The Conference is FREE and Lunch (Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Chips) will be provided at No Charge.  However, optional goodwill donations will be accepted to cover exenses.

Schedule
9:00 - Welcoming Comments - Todd Bennett

9:15 - Keynote Address - Settler's Stories: Ornaments for Your Family Tree - Martha Davies (Great Plains Welsh Heritage Center)

10:05 Break

10:25 - RootsTech Videos - Pick One - FamilySearch Family Tree Now and in the Future - or-
You've Mastered the Census and Basic Search, What's Next?

11:25 - Break

11:40 - Speaker - Sources and Conflicting Evidence - How to Evaluate and Sort Through Source Citations - Howard Camp (Assist. Director LincolnFHC)

12:25 - Lunch

1:15 - RootsTech Videos - Pick One - Getting the Most Out Ancestry.com - or - 6 Steps to Choreograph Your Research Across the Internet.

2:15 - Break

2:25 - Speaker - Exploring a Community to Break Down Brick Walls - Tina Wells (Director - LincolnFHC)

3:10 - Break

3:20P - Learning a Legacy in the Digital Age - Tools and tips for preserving your stories for future generations - Sabrina Sumsion (Author/Publisher).

Register for this conference
http://goo.gl/k73QPm or RSVP to LincolnFHC@gmail.com





 

Cotner Center Craft Fair


What: Cotner Center Craft Fair
When: Saturday, March 7th from 9a to 3p
Where: Cotner Center,

Cotner Center is hosting area crafters for a Craft Fair.  We will also have a bake sale and lunch will be available from 11:30 to 1:00

Contact Cathy Young at cotnercentercraftfair@gmail.com
 

Lincoln Irish Dancers


What: The Lincoln Irish Dancers 17th Annual Public Ceii (pronounced kaylee - Irish Social Dance)
When: March 8th from 6:30-9:00
Where: Auld Recreation Center-Antelope Park - 1650 Memorial Drive Lincoln, Nebraska
Cost: $10 for Adults, $5 for Students, $30 for Family.

This is the biggest Irish Dance party in Nebraska and people of all agest attend this gala event!  The annual fundraiser is always held the Sunday before St. Patrick's Day.  This is a great family event with a raffle, free trinkets & face stickers for the kids, and free light refreshments.  Live music by the band Rivertown String band and no need for prior dance experience with Catherine Sherer Bishop, calling the dances.
     Catherine will also be hosting a dance workshop at the YWCA (26th & O) 1:30-4:30pm the same day.  This would be ideal for anyone interested in folk dancing, not just irish.  Registration for this workshop is $10 for adults, $5 for Students with a $30 family maximum.  Even for those who don't wish to dance, you can always enjoy the lively toe-tapping Irish music at our ceili
 

Lincoln Parade of Apartments


What: 2015 Lincoln Parade of Apartments
When: March 7th & 8th from 9am to 4pm
Where: Villas at Wildreness Ridge, 8801 Executive Woods Drive, Lincoln, Ne 68512.

The Lincoln Parade of Apartments is a 2-day open house and vendor fair designed to simplify the apartment search process, and highlight area businesses.  This event is brand new to Lincoln Prospective residents will have the opportunity to tour apartments and amenities at more than 17 apartment communities in Lincoln.  Participants will also receive a swag bag along with a chance to  win a number of prizes from the event sponsors.  Pre-register online for more chances to win.

http://LincolnParadeofApartments.com

 

Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society


What: Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society Weekly Educational Opportunity
When: Sunday, March 8, 2015, March 15, 2015, March 22nd, 2015, March 29th, 2015, April 12th, 2015, April 19, 2015, April 26th, 2015 - 2:00pm-4:00pm.
Where: Walt Branch Library, 6701 South 14th Street
No Cost

Contact: Check www.llcgs.info or call 402-416-9139 for weekly topics and complete details.
 

Sts. Mary & Joseph Soup Luncheon


What: Sts. Mary & Joseph Catholic Church in Valparaiso is holding a "Free Will Soup Luncheon."
When: Sunday, March 8th from 11am to 1:30pm.
Where: Church Hal at St.Mary & Joseph Catholic Churchl.

Serving "All-You-Can-Eat Soup: Chili, Chicken Noodle & Vegetable Beef.  Meal includes a sandwhich, dessert and beverage.

Other events for that day will be a raffle, silent auction, cake walk and kids grab bag.
 

18th Annual Spring Irish Social Dance


What: Lincoln Irish Dancers host their 18th Annual Spring Irish Social Dance (KAY-lee)
When: Sunday, March 8th, 6:30 to 9pm
Where: Auld Rec Center - Auld Pavillion, 1650 Memorial Dr. in Antelope Park.
Admission $10, $5 Students/ $30 Family Max

This is a fun, no-pressure opportunity to give recreational Irish dance a try!  Calling the KAY-lee is Catherine Sherer Bishop from Jackson, Mississippi.  Bishop received a Fullbright award to study at the University of Limerick in Ireland, where she earned a Masters Degree, with emphasis in Irish Traditional Dance.  Irish dancing is great fun and terrific exercise, and there is no need to memorize dance sequences, as they will be "called".

Rivertown String Band from Omaha will provide the live and lively music.  The public dance has a raffle of Irish items, a kid's activity corner, and new this year is the photo booth.  Or just come and listen to the great live Irish music!  All ages are welcome in this family friendly activity.  Doors open at 6p.  To learn more about LID and the KAY-lee, call 402-421-7142 or visit: lincolnirishdancers.org.

There will be an Irish Dance Workshop 1:30 to 4:30 pm at the YWCA (26th & O).  $10/$5 Students $30 Fam Max.  Get $5 off the KAY-lee with workshop.
 

Greater Vision Gospel Trio


What: Greater Vision is recognized as one of the best in southern gospel music today.  Gerald, Rodney and Chris are renowned for their rich vocal blends and ability to communicate through music.
When: Monday, March 9th at 7pm
Where: Piedmont Park Church, 4801 A Streets, Lincoln, Ne
Doors will open at 6pm for this FREE concert.  An offering will be taken.

They have established themselves as the most awarded trio in the history of gospel music and are heard dailey by thousands of radio and internet radio listeners.  They also appear regularly on "In Touch" television and are featured on the Gaither Gospel Series.

For more information call 402-792-2450


 

Discovery Day @ NCTA


What: Discovery Day @ NCTA (Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture).
When: March 9th @ 9am - 2pm
Where: Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Curtis, Nebraska

Are you thinking about a career in agriculture?  NCTA Discovery Day gives prospective college students, friends, andd family the opportunity to explore the NCTA campus, meet faculty and staff, and experience NCTA's unique learning enviroment.

To reserve your spot at an upcoming Discovery Day register online at ncta.unl.edu or call 1-800-3CURTIS.




 

Capital City Kiwanis Club


What: Capital City Kiwanis Club 25th Annual Soup Supper & Silent Auction
When: Tuesday, March 10th from 4:30p to 7:30p
Where: Capitol City Christian Church on 78th & Holdrege
Tickets $7 Adults   $5 Children 12 & Under

Four kinds of soup to choose from (broccoli cheese, potato bacon, chili and back by popular demand...chicken noodle) with carrot & celery relish, cookie and a drink for the price of a ticket.

A large variety of auction items up for bidding!  (Do not need to be present fo win)!

100% of proceed from the event will be used to support service projects to help children in the community.

Food Bank Back Pack Program, Renovation of Lakeview City Park, Harvest of Books, Sewing for Babies, Bike Safety Rodeos, Boys & Girls State, Scholarships to local graduates attending Nebraska colleges, Leadrship Camps, and Service Leadership Clubs in Lincoln schools (K-Kids, Builders Club, and Key Clubs).

LOOK FOR THE BIG BLUE & WHITE KIWANIS FLAG.

Entrance to the supper & auction is on the northwest corner of the church.

The Capital City Kiwanis Club has been serving Children in the Lincoln Community and around the world for 60 years!  We appricaite everyone's support of this fund raising event which allows us to continue to provide help to our youth.
 

Brownville Concert Series 2015 Season


What: Brownville Concert Series Silver Anniversary Season "25 Years Just For You!"  Season passes are available to all nine shows for just $160.00, a 30% discount over regular tickets prices.


March 13th, 14th, &15th
The Four Freshmen "An American Musical Icon."

KC Jazz Singer: Kathleen Holeman
May 1st, 2nd, & 3rd,  Kathleen comes from Kansas City, the capital of Jazz Music with a great KC Jazz Trio.

KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar "Sing Sondheim"
May 29th, 30th, & 31st.   This show opened this spring in New York to rave reviews.

The Brits: The British Invasion
June 26th, 27th, & 28th.  This rock and roll cover band will reprise the "British Invasion" that transformed our music scene in the mid 60's.

Ronny Cox
July 24th, 25th, & 26th.  Ronny Cox brings us his shows, "Songs, Stories, And Out & Out Lies."   His guitar playing Dueling Banjos scene in the movie "Deliverance" created one of the most iconic moments in the history of American moviemaking.

Opera Omaha Chorus
September 13th.  Under the direction of J. Gawf, this chorus of dedicated individuals provides talent and onstage support to the Omaha Opera Company.

Karen Oberlin "Secret Love"
October 9th, 10th, & 11th.  Ms. Oberline returns to our stage to pay tribute to the life and music of Doris Day.

Stephan Waarts, Violin & Ji, Piano
November 8th.  Two separate concerts presented in the same program for the lovers of great classical insturmental music. Waarts, 1st Prize Winner of the 2014 Manuhim Violin competition, performs first.  After intermission you will hear Ji, a much sought after piano soloist who plays with orchestras around the world.

Silver Anniversary Christmas Gala
December 11th, 12th, & 13th  Finishing our anniversary year on a high note with "Silver Bells" - The Music of the Holidays from the Silver Screen. 

2015 Season Passes are $160.00, Cabaret tickets are $25, concert tickets are $19 ($15 for students).  To purchase tickets online go to www.brownvilleconcertseries.com or Facebook or call 402-825-3331. 
 

Giving for Gigi Fund


What: "Giving For Gigi" Fund for Gianna Carrera, diagnosed with NF-1 (neurofibromatosis).
Where: Union Bank

Gianna "Gigi" Carrera, is a 2nd grader at Kloefkorn Elementary. She was diagnosed as an infant with NF-1  (neurofibromatosis), a genetic disorder which may cause tumor growth along the central nervous system.  It was found that she had 3 tumors on her brain, one of which was partially removed in February.  Complete removal of the remaining tumors followed by radiation and weekly chemotherapy will be needed.  Her family is coping amazingly and have asked for only prayers.  But the cost of transportation to appointments and time spent away from work is an added stress.  Friends and supporters have set up a "Giving for Gigi" fund at Union Bank.  Donations of cash or check and earmarked Carrera will be accepted at any Union Bank branch in town.

Pat Clinch Fundraisers


What: Fundraisers for Pat Clinch, recently diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.
When: February 15th at the Zoo Bar, 136 N. 14th, 3-8pm
           February 21st at the Pla Mor Ballroom, 6600 W. O Street, 7-11pm
           February 27th at Yoga Body & Balance, Trade Center 5900 S. 58th Street - Suite , 7-9pm
           March 13th by Hipper Rainbow Patnefit at The Old Pub LLC, 420 S. 11th Street, 9pm.

For more information, please contact Greg Joyce at greg@legacyretirement.com or 402-540-1687.

Pat is a well-known fixture in the City of Lincoln.  Paticularly in the Haymarket area where he works at The Mill and at Maggie's Vegetarian Cafe with his wife Maggie Pleskac.  Pat and Maggie have a beautiful daughter, Iris, and another child soon to be born.  They are reeling from the diagnosis, but they are not giving up or losing hope for a full recovery and look forward to helping others in the future as they deal with this disease. 
 

Lincoln Coin Show


What: Lincoln Coin Club Annual Coin Show.
When: March 14th from 9am to 5pm.
Where: Oasis Inn & Suites, 5250 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln.
Free Admission & Parking

The Public is invited.  There will be Educational Exhibits, Great Raffle Prizes, Wide Variety of Dealers, Free Coins for Youngsters.  You Won't Want To Miss It!

Sponsored by the Lincoln Coin Club.  Visit us on the internet at www.LincolnCoinClub.com.

 

National Quilting Day


What: National Quilting Day Activities
When: March 14th from 9am to 3pm
Where: International Quilt Study Center & Museum, 33rd & Holdrege
Free Museum admission
An ala carte lunch available for purchase for guests who want to spend the entire day at the Quilt House!

Sixth annual FREE public event sponsored by the Lincoln Quilters Guild and the Nebraska State Quilt Guild.  Includes Handwork demonstrations, lectures and tours.  Quilt of Valor award to Vietnam Veteran at 2pm.  Come and learn all about the art of quilting and handwork techniques from around the world.

This event has attracted about 750 guest each year! 

For more details go to  Lincoln Quilters Guild: www.lincolnquiltersguild.org
Nebraska State Quilters Guild: www.nsqg.org
International Quilt Study Center & Museum: www.quiltstudy.org
 

Lincoln Area Retired School Personnel Book Sale


What: The Lincoln Area Retired School Personnel (LARSP) has scheduled a week long book sale.
When: Monday, March 9th from 10a to 6p every day until it ends on Saturday March 14th, from 10a to 2pm
Where:  Eastridge Elementary School in the cafeteria, 6245 L Street.


This is an alternative to the yearly winter book sale that was held at Gateway for 39 years.
 

St. Patty's Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Feed


What: St. Patty's Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Feed
When: Tuesday, March 17th, from 11a to 7p
Where: Lincoln Scottish Rite Building, 16th & "L" Streets.
$10 per plate
Carryouts available.  Drive-thru on"L" Streets  Plenty of seating in dining room on lower level.  "Best in Town."

Come celebrate St. Patricks Day with us!

Lincoln Valley Scottish Rite, 402-435-2144
email scottishrite@windstream.net
 

Book discussion at University Bookstore with Brian Hale


What: Local author Brian Hale to discuss new book, Are You Lucky?
When: March 17th, 7:11 pm with a book signing to follow
Where: University Bookstore is located on the lower level of the Nebraska Union at 14th and R Streets, and is open to the entire Lincoln Community.

Brian Hale's book Are You Lucky? explores how we attempt to win luck's favor, as well as how we try to make the best situation before us.  The book will describe the many forms in which luck can appear, and how it inspires, impacts us, and very often changes us. 
Brian is a jounalist and school public relations specialist.

 

Moody Bible Institute Women's Concert Choir & Handbells


What: "The Moody Bible Institute Women's Concert Choir & Handbells
When: Thursday, March 19th at 7pm
Where: First Evangelical Covenant Church 6024 L St. Lincoln, Ne
A free will offering will be taken to contribute toward the ministry of the choir. 
For more information, call the church office at 402-489-8869

Founded in 1955 at Moody Bible institute in Chicago, the Women's Concert Choir has served local churches around the world through the ministry of music.  They tour twice each year, presenting concerts of sacred music in various regions of the United States.  Every two to four years the choir tours internationally , traveling most recently to Italy in summer of 2013.
 

Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society


What: Monthly meeting of Lincoln-Lancaster County-Genealogical Society
When: Thursday, March 19th at 7pm
Where: First Lutheran Church, Activity Center, 1551 South 70th Street, Lincoln, Ne
Free

Program: Curator of the archives housed in UNL, Mary Ellen Ducey, Associate Professor, Special Collections/Archives Librarian
Contact: Check www.llcgs.info or call 402-416-9139 for additional details.
 

Kuck Motor-Sports Museum Open House


What: Take the Lead with CASA-Kuck Motor-Sports Museum Open House.
When: Saturday, March 21st from 1p to 4p.
Where: 2551 Humphrey Street (north of I-80 off of 27th Street and Arbor Road/Alvo Road).
Tickets: $25 per person for advance registration or $35 per person at the door.  You can reserve your tickets by contacting the CASA office at 402-474-5161 or by emailing drockey@casa4lancaster.org

Mark your calendars - this is a unique opportunity to enjoy refresments while viewing an exquisite car collection and support CASA for Lancaster County.  Proceeds will support recruitment, training and supervision of community volunteers who advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the Lancaster County Juvenile Court System. 

Help support volunteer advocacy for vulnerable youth in our community! 
For more information about CASA for Lancaster County, please see our website at www.casa4lancaster.org.
 

St. Mary's & Assumption Parishes Wild Game Feed


What: St. Mary's & Assumption Parishes Wild Game Feed
When: Saturday, March 21st.  Doors open at 6p
Where: Aquinas High School, North Gym, David City.
Adult Donation: $20, $15 Children (12 & under).  Advanced sales: $18 (call 402-367-3579)

6th Annual Wild Game Feed.  4 serving lines, 25+ species served last year, FCSLA raffle, silent and live auctions.  Guess our mystery meat.
 

Annual Women's Fashion Show


What: Annual Spring Fashion Show & Luncheon sponsored by the Lincoln Women's Chamber of Commerce.
When: March 21st from 11:15am to 1:30 pm
Where: Christ United Methodist Church, 4530 A street.
Tickets are $20.  For Reservations, mail payments and contact information to LWCC, 237 South 70th Ste 206, Lincoln, 68510, 402-488-2034 or contact Angie Unruh at 402-417-8951 or anglepaulunruh@neb.rr.com.  Lunch will not be guaranteed for onsite tickets sales.

Proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund for non-traditional female students to purchase books and equipment to complete their education.  The scholarship is established by the Lincoln Women's Chamber of Commerce through the Southeast Community College Foundation.

Chico's at SouthPointe Pavillions will provide the featured fashions from their spring line.

Thw Lincoln Women's Chamber of Commerce is a philanthropic organization that supports charitable organizations, with an emphasis on those supporting women and chidren, but direct fundraising and financial contributions, as well as hands-on volunteering.
 

Dementia Care Conference


What: Dementia Care Conference
When: March 26th and 27th
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 12520 Westport Pkwy, Lavista, Ne 68128

https://sites.google.com/site/dementiacareconference2015/

The Dementia Care Conference has been the premier conference for the state of Nebraska and Southwest Iowa regarding best practices for dementia care and support for over 10 years.  An array of presentatios have been delivered from prestigious researchers, high profile family caregivers, dynamic community leaders, and extraordinary health professionals.  The conference has grown every year in size, number of offerings and sponsors.
 

Knights of Columbus Council 1101 Fish Fridays


What: Knights of Columbus Council 1101 Annual Lenten Dinners - Fish Fridays
When: 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20.  All meals served from 5p to 7:30p.
Where: Blessed Sacrament School School Gym, 2500 South 17th, corner of 17th & Lake Street.
Cost: Adults $7, Chilcren (3 to 12) $3.50, under 3 Free
Serving Baked Fish, Fried Fish, Grilled Cheese (2 of the listed, any combination) Baked or Fried Potatoes, cole slaw, pickle spear, bread, and beverage.  Desserts can be purchased separately from church organizations.  Take Out available.

Friday, March 27th, "Meatless Spagetti Dinner."
Serving Homemade sauces, garlic bread, salad, and drink.
Adults $7
Children (3 to 12) $3.50
Under 3 Free
Desserts can be purchased separately from church organizations.  Take out available.
 

Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society


What: Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute sponsoring Spring Genealogy Workshop "Tools and Techniques."
When: Saturday, March 28th from 8:15am to 4:30pm.
Where: East Campus, UNL, East Entrance Home Economics Building, 1650 North 35th Street.
Registration Deadline: Monday, March 16th
$40 for current LLCGS or OLLI Members
$50 for non-members
$10 for optional brown bag lunch with drink

Check www.llcgs.infor or call 402-416-9139 for additional details and registration form, or more information on OLLI contact www.olli.uni.edu.

Twenty different sessions presented Nebraska area experienced and professional genealogists who will share their expertise.  Register early as sessions are assigned as registrations are received.
 

Abbey Schnell Fundraiser


What: Abby Schnell Fundraiser, Spaghetti Dinner.  Abbey is a 28 year old mother of two boys who has been diagnosed with terminal colon cancer.  Please help to cover her mounting medical bills.
When: Sunday, March 29th from 11:30a - 3p.
Where: St. John's Church, 7601 Vine Street Gymnasium, Lincoln

Abbey is married to Adam Schnell.  Abby is battling incurable stage 4 colon cancer that has metastasized to her lungs.  Please show your support.


 

Southview Baptist Church


What: 24th Annual "This Day of Resurrection."  This powerful musical drama portrays scenes from the life of Christ, involves our entire church, and includes special effects and live animals.  Each engaging performance lasts about an hour.
When: In the week leading up to Palm Sunday:
7Pm, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, March 25th, 27th, 28th & 29th
3Pm, Saturday, March 28th
Where: 3434 S. 13th St. Lincolnk, ne (North of Highway 2 at 13th & Arapahoe).
Free admission...Free Childcare ages 6 & younger.  Free refreshments, Pet the animals after each performance.

A Powerful drama featuring live animals, music, orchestra and impressive special effects.  The Audience becomes part of the action!  Palm Sunday Weekend.  Bring a friend for our 24th year!
 

New Hope UMC Event - Palm Sunday Brunch


What: New Hope United Methodist Women's Palm Sunday Brunch.
When: Sunday, March 29th following the 10:30am worship service (approximately 11:30am).
Where: New Hope United Methodist Church, 1205 North 45th Street, Lincoln, Ne

They will be serving breakfast casseroles, breakfast pizza, fruit, fruit pizza, breads and muffins, juice and coffee.  A freewill offering designated for local, national, and international mission work will be taken.
 

Family In Need


What:  Please help a mother burdened by health issues, the sudden loss of her husband, a sudden loss of her job, unemployment funds that have run dry, and trying to find the strength to live on.  She and her children have had a rough couple of years.  If you can, please help this family through your encouraging words and financial assistance.  You may help by going to http://www.gofundme.com/62x63c.  Thank You for your caring generosity!

Chiara String Quartet


What: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Presents Chiara String Quartet.
When: Friday, September 12 at 7:30
Wednesday, February 4 at 7:30
Friday, April 10th at 7:30

Single Tickets: $20 (Seniors $10, Students $5)
Any Two Concerts: $35 (Seniors $16, Students $8
All Three Concerts: $40 (Seniors $20, Students $10)

Available at the Lied Center for Performing Arts ticket office, at the door, or at 402-472-4747

Wednesday, March 18th at 7:30pm, UNL East Campus - College of Law, 1875 N 42nd St. Free and Open to the Public.

More information: arts.unl.edu or music.unl.edu

Chiara Quartet: www.chiaraquartet.com
 


 

Substance Use Disorder Conference


What: Substance Use Disorder Conference sponsored by Bryan Independence Center, Summit Care and Wellness, and Training for Addiction Professionals.
When: Thursday, April 9th at 7pm. 
Where: St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneer's Boulevard, Lincoln, Ne.
Cost: Admission Free of Charge. (1.5 CEU available for $10 through NAADAC)

Dr. Kevin McCauley, co-founder of the Institue for Addiction Study in Salt Lake City, Utah, will be present to take questions after the viewing of his film, "Pleasure Unwoven."    "Pleasure Unwoven" won the 2010 NAATP Michael Q. Ford journalism award.  "Is Addiction Realy a "Disease?"  This film uses the spectacular landscape of Utah's State and National Parks to describe the brain areas involved in addiciton.

April 10th - Substance Use Disorder: An Exploration of Neurobiology, Epidemiology and Recovery Management.
When: 8:30am - 4:15pm
Where: Bryan Medical Center - Conference Center - East Campus, 1600 South 48th Street, Lincoln, Ne.
Cost: $70 (includes lunch & 6.0 CEUs through NAADAC)
This training is designed for professionals who work with Substance Use Disorder Clients.  More information is available at www.lmep.com/tap under Forms and Registration Fliers.
 

Nebraska's Warrior Writers Workshop


What: Nebraska's Warrior Writers Workshop
When:  Jan. 31st, Feb 7th, Feb. 21st, March 7th, March 21st, April 4th, from 9am-11am on each date.
Where: Veterans Affairs, 600 South 70th Street, Lincoln.

Facilitated by professional writing instructors and VA hospital personnel, the workshops consist of six biweekly sessions focused on developing strategies and skills.  Two model texts are read and discussed by the group to help participants identify how good writing is built, and to allow writing practice with immediate feedback.  The range of works include fiction, poetry, and memoir.  Writers develop a strong bond as they encourage each other.  The workshop culminates in a voluntary public reading.
 

30th Annual Lincoln Spring Fling


What: 30th Annual Lincoln Spring Fling
When: Thursday, April 16th-Saturday, April 18th
Where: Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln Room at 84th & Havelock, 4100 N. 64th St., Lincoln.

Recovery event for all individuals, friends, and family recovering from alcoholism.  It features national speakers, workshops, entertainment and more.

Thursday Night is FREE - Doors open at 4pm
Friday Doors open at 9am
Saturday Doors open at 8am
Admission $20 at the door
For a full schedule of events, speakers, workshops and price, visit www.lincolnspringfling.com

 

Early Childhood Celebration


What: Early Childhood Celebration is an annual event held in Lincoln to celebrate the National Week of the Young Child.
When: April 18th from 9am to 1p
Where: Southeast Community College, 8800 O Street, in the gymnasium.

Child Care professionals, health and safety programs, community volunteers, and local agencies come together to offer information and activities to families with children ages birth through 8.  There are also stage performances throughout the day.  This event has been held at different venues for over 25 years, and is FREE to the public.  The String Beans will perform from 11a to noon.
 

Area College Fair


What: Area College Fair.
When: Sunday, April 19th from 1p to 3p
Where: Southeast Community College - Lincoln

Visit with representatives from state and regional colleges during the Southeast Community  Area College Fair. 
Register for a barcode at NebraskaCollegeFairs.org and bring the barcode to the fair so college reps can scan it.  To see a list of registered colleges, go to EducationQuest.org.

The College Fair is sponsored by EducationQuestFoundation through partnerships with the Nebraska Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers and Nebraska high school counselors.
 

REALTORS Care Community Fair


What: REALTORS Care Community Fair
When: April 25th from 10a to 2p
Where: Union Plaza at 21st & "O" St. Lincoln

Discover ways to get involved and volunteer with organizations in our community.

Free Family Event
Kids Activities
Street Attractions
Food
Entertainment
Informative Booths

Contact
Christina Krivolavek
Christina@LincolnRealtors.com
402-441-3632
 

March For Babies


What: March of Dimes Walk for Babies
When: April 25th.  Registration starts at 11a and the walk is at 12pm.
Where: Haymarket Park/Saltdog's Stadium.

The event will be filled with fun, food and mission awareness.  There will be 500 or more people consisting of Family teams, corporate teams and individual walkers.

To register (not required but requested ) go to Marchforbabies.org.
 

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event


What: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event.
When: Satuday, April 25th from 9am - 1pm.
Where: Walmart located on 8700 Andermatt Drive, Lincoln,

These events provide a safe and free way for the public to properly dispose of potentially hazardous products commonly found around the house.  For a complete list of products that are accepted, please visit our website at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: household).
 

IABC Workshop


What: IABC Lincoln (International Association of Business Communicators)  is hosting a half-day workshop.
When: Thursday, April 16th, 2015.  9am - 1:30pm (registration begins at 8:30am)
Where: NET, 1800 N. 33rd St., Lincoln
Cost: $79 (register by 3/31/15) includes lunch

Register online at Lincoln.iabc.com.
Questions: Call Teresa 402-440-8689

Learn the rules and tools for creating, cultivating and capitalizing on networking relationships and opportunities in a variety of career, professional and social settings.
 

Walk MS Lincoln


What: Walk MS Lincoln
When: May 9th, 9am to 1pm.
Where: Fallbrook Town Center, 570 Fallbrook Blvd.

Multiple sclerosis pulls us away from our lives and destroys connections.  So it's only fitting our connections would be its greatest enemy.

At Walk MS, our connections become more powerful than the connections MS destroys.  Connect with others.  Support life changing programs and cutting edge research.

Be inspired.  Get connected.  Walk MS. Register now at WalkM.org.
 

Fontenelle Forest's Summer Day Camps


What: Fontenelle Forest welcomes children to a summer of discovery and learning in a place where the quiet wild of nature offers an unparalleled opportunity for your child to learn.
When: Day Camps run June through July and are divided by age group:
Where:Fontenelle Forest Nature Center in Bellevue.

Registration for 2015 Nature Discovery Day Camps are now open.  Nature Discovery Day Camps feature science-based learning through play with a variety of fun themes like Bugged Out In Nature, Invertebrate Investigations, Nature's Engineers, and Wilderness Hiking.  For 2015, we are pleased to offer more week-long full-day camps than ever before!

All camps are led by Fontenelle Forest's year-round professional educators.  
Age groups are (preschool, ages 4-5), Adventurers (ages 5-8), and Explorers (ages 8-12).  Grands and Me camps are also available and provide a unique opportunity for grandparents to share a two-day adventure with their grandchildren (ages 4-8).

Time, location, and price of camps vary.  Fontenelleforest.org/camps.
 

Glen Korff School of Music Spring Performance Season


What: Highlighted by the opera, A Wedding, by composer William Bolcom, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music is excited to announce its spring 2015 season.
More than 50 different performances will take place over the five-month period.

To view the complete schedule, visit music.unl.edu.  You can also download the calendar directly to your phone from the web page as well.

To receive the Glen Korff School of Music e-newsletter, sign up at music.unl.edu/newsletter.  the e-newsletter will give you the most recent news on the Glenn Korff School of Music and event updates.

Be sure to follow the Glenn Korff School of Music socially on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and our new YouTube Channel.
 

Odyssey of the 8th Fire


What: Odyssey of the 8th Fire
When: Thursday evening, June 25th from 7pm to 9:30pm
Where: Unitarian Church of Lincoln, 6300 A St.

Journalist Steven McFadden will relate the true epic tale of the great prophetic pilgrimage from the Atlantic to the Pacific which began 20 years ago, and which remains suspended in mystery.  The journey began in the east and the Atlantic, and then the pilgrims walked across the Heartland, fading at the Pacific's Western Gateway.  All are welcome to hear the sounding of the drum, the telling of the tale, and the showing of the film.  Free will donation.

For more information see the schedule page at http://www/chiron-communications.com or read the entire nonfiction saga Odyssey of the 8th Fire by Lincoln Author Steve McFadden at http://www.8thfire.net
 

Donation Drive for Team Abbie


What: Donation Drive for Team Abbie. 

Abbie was diagnosed July 1st of 2014 with ALL-b Leukemia.  Abbie also happens to have Down Syndrome.  Abbie is adored by all, but mostly her mom, dad, and her siblings.  Please check out https://wwwfacebook.com/groups/TeamAbbieRose/  http://www.bigredvapor.com/team-abbie-donation/

We invite you to keep up to date on everything #TeamAbbie.
 

"Grant Seeking Basics" and "introduction to Finding Funders"


What: "Grantseeking Basics" and "Introduction to Finding Funders" free workshop.
When: Tuesday, October 28th from 10a to 12pm.
 Where: Love Library, Room 110.

The sessions will be led by Kief Schladweiler, Funding Information Network Services Specialist with the Foundation Center. (http://foundationcenter.org).  Mr. Schladweiler will highlight the electronic and print resouces available for your free use at the University of Nebraska Lincoln's Love Library, a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center.

More detailed information about the workshop can be found here:
(http://libraries.unl.edu/instruction-unl-libraries.

Please come if you can and bring friends and associates.  To guarantee a seat, please contact Bob Bolin at the UNL Libraries at: (402) 489-4926 or rbolin2@unl.edu

 

Cake Decorators Needed


What: Free Cakes for Kids is a non profit organization that assist children and families in need.  It's goal is to provide birthday cakes for children who might not otherwide receive them.


Looking for cake decorators to decorate cakes for these children.  Seeking professional cake decorators, home decorators, bakeries, anyone that wants to decorate a cake.  Or if anyone would like to donate a store bought cake.

     Anyone can donate supplies for cake decorating.

If you can help email freecakesforkidslincoln@gmail.com
   

Lincoln Swap Meet/Bazaar


What: Lincoln Swap Meet/Bazaar
Where: Boarders Inn & Suites, 5250 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, Ne
When: Open every Saturday. 

Booth Fee is Just $20 for 11/22.  10% of all Bazar Funds are donated to Charity..