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Northeast Swim and Dive Team Fundraiser
What: Northeast Swim and Dive Team Fundraiser Car Washes.
When: June 7th, June 21st, and July 26th, noon to 4pm
Where: Topper Popper on North Cotner.
Free will donations welcome. Free will donations are welcome. All proceeds go to the Swim Team to help pay for warmup outfits, travel expenses, and our sponsored Conference Swim Meet.
Dwight Assumption Parish Dinner
What: Dwight Assumption Annual Parish Dinner
When: Sunday, July 27th from 10:30am to 2:30pm
Where: Assumption Parish Hall, 300 N 3rd St, Dwight, Ne.
Menu includes, Roast Pork, Dumplings & Sauerkraut, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Corn Cucumbers, Pies, Rolls, and Kolaches!
Children 10 & under: $4
Carry Outs: $.50 extra
Parish & Alter Society Raffles, Quilt Raffle, Country Store, Cake Walk, Games and Czech Music & More!
Join us for Mass with Czech Hymns at 10a.
Held in conjunction with the Celebration of the 52nd Annual Czech Festival July 25-27.
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Education Sessions
.Caregiver - 101 - Free Education Sessions
What: Caregiver 101 - An opportunity to share information, education, and support.
When: Wednesdays in July
Where: Aging Partners, 1005 O Street, Lincoln, Ne
Contact: Natalie, 402-420-2540
The Basics - Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease (July 16th; 6p-8p).
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.
Conversation about Dementia (July 23rd; 6p-8p).
The Workshop will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans.
Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease (July 30th 6p to 8p)
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the time for financial planning is now. This is for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and plan for.
UNL Libraries Event
What: UNL Libraries Exhibit on Danish Immigrant Children
When: June 25th thru July 31st
Where: Room 218 of Love Library South.
The exhibit features 50 large photos that depict different aspects of a child's life in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Danish Immigrants placed a lot of emphasis on their children, who they saw as the true beneficiaries of the American Dream and a better life.
This exhibit is on loan from the Danish American Archive and Library located in Blair, Nebraska, which developed this exhibit in partnership with the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
The exhibit will be available to see during the hours Love Library is open. Love Library is located on the UNL city campus at intersection of 13th and R streets.
For more information visit http://libraries.unl.edu/hours.
Teen for a Day donations for Center for People in Need
What: Teen For A Day Donations for Teenage Girls returning to School.
When: Now Through Thursday, July 31st.
Where: Center For People In Need, 3901 N. 27th Street.
The Center for People in Need is requesting donations for new clothing for teenage girls. Grade 6-12 for our Teen for Day event.
Clothing size requested XS-XL
Please drop off clothing items at the Center by Thursday, July 31st, 3901 N 27th Street.
First Plymouth Congregational Church Vacation Bible School
What: 2-Day Vacation Bible School at First-Plymouth Church
When: Thursday, July 31st, and Friday, August 1st from 9am to Noon
Where: First-Plymouth East location at Kloefkorn Elementary School (6601 Glass Ridge Dr. Lincoln.)
Everyone in the neighborhood and beyond is welcome for a traditional day of lessons, songs, games, and crafts on Thursday and an interactive worship service and outdoor fair on Friday.
Bring your kids for what may be their favorite day at a school all year! VBS is for ages 3 years through 6 grade and there is no cost. Registration is requested to Pastor Jacob Buchholz, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 402-476-7565 ext 203.
Lincoln Artist Guild
What: Lincoln Artist Guild Art Scavenger Hunt
When: August 1st, from 5p to 8p
Where: Out of the Box, 366 N 48th St.
Ahoy, come walk the plank and dive into new local art that will knock a parrot off any shoulder! Oh, ye arr, ART opening will begin with a scavenger hunt. You might win prized pirate loot. You may go home with some treasured pieces of original art. Bring your matey for music, grog and grub. But don't forget what you are coming for ...doubloon art! Captains of this adventure are artists Jan Blank and Julie Lemons. 402-570-9476 for more information.
3rd Annual La Leche Loco Run to Benefit La Leche League of Lincoln
What: La Leche League of Lincoln will host the third annual La Leche Loco Run.
When: Saturday, August 2nd at 8am.
Where: Mahoney Park in Lincoln, Ne.
The run supporst La Leche League of Lincoln, which offers support and education to breastfeeding mothers in Lincoln and surrounding areas.
The Run will feature both a 5K run and 1-mile run/walk. The registration fee is $20 for the 5K and $15 for the 1 mile. Each registered participant will receive a t-shirt, and registered youth 15 & under will receive a participation prize. Late registrants will not receive a t-shirt.
What: Strategic Air & Space Museum Family Fun Carnival.
When: Saturday, August 2nd from 10a to 2p
Where: Strategic Air & Space Museum, located between Lincoln and Omaha near Interstate 80.
The museum has over 300-thousand square feet of family fun! The Family Fun Carnival is free with admission so guests can persue the museum and participate in all the fun family activities. The Family Fun Carnival hours are from 10a to 2p. The museum is open until 5p on Saturday.
The Strategic Air & Space Museum Family Fun Carnival includes special amusements and attractions including
A Science demonstration performed by the museums CoolScience2Go Scientist
Shuttle bounce house & super slide
Children's Face Painting
Ring Toss, duck pond and lollipop games
Balloon animals and so much more.
The Carnival is free with the cost of admission. Parking is free. Standard admission rates are: Adults $12, Child (4-12) $6, Military/Senior $11.
What: The Brownville Concert Series is thrilled to bring the best of Kansas City Jazz, Book of Gaia.
When: They will perform in cabaret Friday and Saturday, August 1st & 2nd at 7:30 and in concert Sunday, August 3rd at 2pm.
Where: Brownville Fine Arts Center, Brownville, Ne.
Book of Gaia is a female vocal ensemble featuring Angela Hagenback, Nedra Dixon and Pamela Baskin-Watson. The dynamically weave together eclectic musical genres from the classical to the contemporary with an added touch of spoken word, all infused with a jazz sensibility.
Cabaret tickets are $25, concert tickets are $19 ($15 for students). To purchase tickets online go to www.brownvilleconcertseries.com or call 402-825-3331.
Community Crops Feast on the Farm
What: Community Crops Feast on the Farm - A True Farm to Table Experience!
When: Saturday August 9th, 2014 5p to 9p.
Where: Community Crops Prairie Pines Training Farm, 112th & Adams Lincoln.
Come for local food, beer and music at the Community Crops Prairie Pines Farm for the annual Feast on the Farm celebration, featuring locally grown food from your favorite Lincoln Chefs!
A Lusciously good time will be had by all while raising money to support Community Crops.
Tours of Prairie Pines will be offered throughout the evening and CROPS staff will be onhand to share details about the organization and the families it helps.
To complete the evening, Lye Soap will be playing their Bluegrass rhythms and we will have over 25 fantastic silent items to bid on.
Tickets are $60 per person and a sponsor table of 8 is $1000. Tickets can be purchased online at www.communitycrops.org.
Community CROPS is a Lincoln-based non-profit organization that helps people grow healthy food through a network of 11 community gardens,
Ne. Repertory Theatre 2014
What: Nebraska Repertory Theatre 2014 - Unnecessary Farce 2014
When: July 23rd, 24th, 26th and 30th at 7:30: August 2, 6, and 7 at 7:30pm: August 10th at 2p
Where: Howell Theatre
Passes and Tickets
Season passes and tickets may be purchased now at the Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N. 12th Street or 402-472-4747/800-432-3231
Monday through Friday 11:am to 5:30pm and one hour prior to curtain in the Temple Lobby. You may also purchase on line at www.unl.edu/rep.
Season passes allow holders unlimited attendance to all three NRT 2014 productions.
Reserved seats are available for Howell Theatre performances by contacting the Lied Center Ticket Office. Studio Theatre seating is general admission.
Destination performances are free to season pass holders and $7 for the general public. All admission is only at the door-no reservations necessary.
Friends of the Lied Center Golf Tournament
What: The Friends of Lied Golf Tournament benefiting the Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
When: August 11th at 11:30am
Where: Hillcrest Country Club, 9401 E. O Street
Registration is open to the public. The deadline to register is Aug. 1st. The cost for individual registration is $125. Teams of four can play for $500. Registration includes 18 holes of golf and use of a golf cart. Play will be four-person scramble.
To register or for more information, contact Donna Seefeld at 402-472-4704.
Proceeds support Lied Center programming and numerous behind-the-scenes activities that provide arts education to youth, free tickets to underserved populations and special programs like Arts Across Nebraska.
First-Plymouth Congregational Church Workshop
What: First-Plymouth Congregational Church (20th & D St. Lincoln) will be offering a new workshop "Your Life Story is a Gift: Creating a Legacy Letter."
When: Tuesdays, July 15th-August 12, from 6:30-8:00pm at First-Plymouth Church
Join Kerri Denell, a certified Legacy Navigator in creating a legacy letter, a heartfelt expression of what truly matters most in your life. While many of us have spent time putting together our financial affairs, it is just as important to write down what we value. It may be one of the most meaningful gifts we give to ourselves, our family and our community.
Other activities include Accordian Jamboree, Beer Garden, Bake Sale, Bingo and Games, & Raffle.
Children (under 12): $5.50
Take-Out Meals: $9.50
Strategic Air & Space Museum Art Collection
What: Strategic Air & Space Museum Opens Never Seen Before Art Collection.
When: July 19th-August 17th.
Where: Located between Lincoln and Omaha near Interstate I-80 on Exit 426.
General Admission applies to non-museum members. Adults $12 - Military & Seniors $11 - Children 4-12 $6 - Children 3 and under FREE.
This exhibit features twenty-five unique works of art, all aerospace and aviation themed. The collection includes paintings, photographs, sketches and prints.
The Museum is open to the general public, and all are invited to attend.
2014 More Caring Online Benefit Auction
WhatL Saint Elizabeth Foundation Nebraska Heart Hospital Foundation 2014 More Caring Online Benefit Auction.
When: August 12-20.
The public is invited to participate in an online benefit auction supporting the healing mission of Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and Nebraska Heart Hospital August 12-20. Hundreds of items donated by area businesses and individuals will be featured, including gift cards, hand-crafted items, gift baskets, collectibles, sports tickets, memborabilia and more.
This annual auction benefits many worthy causes at our hospitals including community outreach programs, patient charity care and hardship, clinical equipment, the neonatal intensive care unit, cancer care, oncology, the burn trauma unit, burn camp for children, pediatrics, and much more.
What: The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts presents a new exhibition, "Works by Jody Boyer and Russ Nordman.
When: Beginning Monday, July 7th and continuing through August 21st. The gallery reception will be held August 7th, 2014 from 5-7pm. The Reception coincides with KHN's regular first Thursday Open Studio Event.
Jody Boyer and Russ Nordman's individual bodies of work both explore the mechanical and the organic, the macro and the micro through the medium of photography.
Nordman's works examine machines, architecture, and technological devices, as well as their complex relationship with humans.
For more information, call 402-874-9600 or visit http://www.khncenterforthearts.org/
Art In The Garden Event
What: The Noyes Art Gallery is hosting the 2nd annual Art In The Garden Event.
When: August 23rd from 10a to 7p. (Rain date is Aug. 24th).
Where: Sunken Gardens
The event is free.
The event is free and open to the public with free parking in the Rose Garden. More than 30 artist will display paintings, jewelry, sculptures, photography, wood carvings, pottery and more for sale. A portion of the proceeds will support care at the Sunken Gardens.
Horizons Worship Team Outdoor Concert
What: Horizons Worship Team Outdoor Concert Event
When: Saturday, August 23rd from 5p to 7p
Where: Horizons Worship Church.
Join the Horizons Worship Team for an outdoor concert event this summer! Horizons Community Church invites you to enjoy good music, good food and good fun. You will hear a mix of church music, along with tons of great classic songs you grew up hearing on the radio.
Local Food Vendors will be on hand along with yard games for kids and grown-ups, bounce houses, face painting, and lots more! Plus, the kids of Horizons will take the stage as they sing songs from this summer's VBS!
Bring your lawn chairs and come and enjoy an evening with friends and neighbors!
What: Nebraska Repertory Theatre 2014 Summer Season
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike opens July 10th at 7:30pm (with a post show reception) and plays July 11, 12, 19, August 1 and 8 at 7:30pm and July 27th at 2pm in the Howell Memorial Theatre.
Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker opens July 17th at 7:30pm (with a post show reception) and plays July 18th, 25th, 30th, 31st, August 9th, at 7:30pm and August 3rd at 3pm in the Studio Theatre.
Unnecessary Farce opens July 23rd at 7:30pm (with a post show reception) and plays July 24th, 26th, August 2, 6, 7 at 7:30pm and August 10th at 2pm in the Howell Memorial Theatre.
Season passes and tickets may be purchased now at the Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N. 12th street or 402-472-4747/800-432-3231 Monday through Friday 11am to 5:30pm and one hour prior to curtain in the Temple Lobby. You may also purchase on line at www.unl.edu.edu/rep.
Regular: $60 Pass, $25 ticket
Faculty/staff, senior citizen, active military: $55 pass, $22 ticket
Students, OLLI members:
$35 pass, $12 tickets
Season passes allow holders unlimited attendance to all three NRT 2014 productions.
Reserved seats are available for Howell Theatre performaces by contacting the Lied Center Ticket Office. Studio Theatre seating is general admission.
Spokes For Hope
What: Spokes For Hope, a 6, 7, or 12 mile charity bike ride to raise money for Voices of Hope, a Lincoln non-profit organization that provides 24-hour-a-day crisis intervention, advocacy and prevention services for domestic violence, sexual assautl and incest.
When: Saturday, August 30th. Riders will meet at Antelope Park at 9a for check-in. The Ride will begin at 9:30am.
The Ride will follow the Billy Wolff trail system north past the Lincoln Children's Zoo, the Capitol, Union Plaza and Trago Park.
Riders can register online at www.spokes4hopelincln.org or by printing and mailing the registration form (available on the website) along with a check to Voices of Hope, 2545 N Street, Lincoln, NE 68510.
Registration is $15 for adults ($20 with a shirt) and $10 for children 5-12 ($15 with a shirt). Children under 5 ride for free.
Rider's entire registration fee will be donated to Voices of Hope to help cover their operating costs.
Mystery on the PRAIRIE
What: Mystery on the PRAIRIE
When: September 12th at 6:30p
Where: The Old Saloon at the Pioneers Park Nature Center.
Dinner with wood fired chili and cornbread and beer or wine. Blue Blood Brewing Co. will provide the beer.
Solve the murder based on 1890's mystery.
Teams of 4 requested.
Matt Talbot 18th Annual "Huskers Helping the Homeless"
What: Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach is hosting the 18th Annual "Husker Helping the Homeless" event.
When: Saturday, September 20th, prior t the NU vs Miami football game.
Where: Join hundreds of volunteers stationed downtown and throughout the city of Lincoln before the game to accept monetary donations on behalf of MTKO.
Volunteering for "Huskers Helping the Homeless" is fun and simple. Registration is available online starting August 18th at www.mtkserves.org. or you may contact us directly at 402-477-4116 to register. Volunteers choose a location (Wal-Mart Stores, Sam's Clubs, Super Savers, or malls, or the downtown area). Supplies can be picked up before game day at MTKO or on game day at St. Mark's on the Campus. Groups of friends or family can be assigned to the same location. After accepting donations on game day, volunteers return their donation jugs before the game begins.
Nebraskans in the Cinema Poster Exhibition Opening at the Ross
What: Nebraskans in the Cinema Poster Exhibition Opening at the Ross.
When Currently on display for the next several months
Where: Lobby of the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center Hixson-Lied College of Fine & Performing Arts University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 313 N. 13th Street, Suite 128; P.O. Box 880253 Lincoln, Ne.
The Ross has assembled an exhibition of 22 movie posters where Nebraskans played prominent roles in the film, or in some other aspect of cinema. They will be on display in the lobby for the next several months. Biographical information on all Nebraskans represented will be printed and available in the lobby.
Many of the posters were donated by Jerry K. Jensen. The Nebraska poster was donated by Alexander Payne. Other posters are ones used when the movies were shown.
NAND Fuel up with Color 5k and 1 mile Kids Course
What: NAND Fuel up with Color 5k and 1 mile Kids Course
When: October 4th, 8:30am
Where: Holmes Lake Recreation
Hosted by: Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
This year's 5K Race and 1 Mile Kids Course will be both competitive for those runners who are actively involved in races, as well as family-focused to promote fitness and healthy eating in Nebraska families, while having fun.
Nutrition messages will be spread out along the course to remind you the importance of healthy eating and fueling our bodies with COLOR!
A portion of this year's proceeds will be donated to Food Banks across Nebraska, and the Backpack Program, whose mission is to help alleviate child hunger in southeast Nebraska. Food and dollar donations will also be collected for Food Banks across Nebraska, with a chance to win prizes for every donation.
To learn more about the race, go to www.fuelupwithcolor5k.com. Early bird registration ends on September 26th, but you can sign up to run up until race day! All runners who sign up before September 26th are guaranteed a race t-shirt, swag bag full of healthy food and coupons and post-race healthy snacks.
2014 Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk
What: The Physicians of Urology, P.C. are excited to announce the upcoming 2014 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk hosted by Urology, P.C.
When: October 4th, at 1p.
Where: Railyard/Pinnacle Bank Arena area and features at 5K run, a 1 mile fun walk, and a kid's superhero Dash for Dad.
ZERO is a national 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization with the mission to end prostate caner. ZERO leads the fight to end the disease by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families.
Safe Quarters For Friendship Home
What: 12th Annual Safe Quarters for Friendship Home.
When: Sunday, October 12th from 10a-5p
Where: Headquartered at Union College (3800 S 48th St).
Safe Quarters is a one-day, community-wide effort to raise funds and awareness for victims of domestic violence. Teams of volunteers will canvass the city knocking on the door of every Lincoln household to collect financial contributions to benefit the families that will seek safe shelter at Friendship Home this year.
What: 2014 Capital City Steop Up for Down Syndrome Walk, and Samuel's Possee.
When: October 4, 2014.
Where: The walk is 1 mile and starts at Antelope Park (by 33rd and A Streets), but there will be so much more than just the walk! There will also be food and fun for the whole family.
This event supports the Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska (DSAF). The monies raised from the Step Up Walk will pay for information for parents and educators, programs for families impacted by Down Sydrome, fun outings for families, and so much more.
How can you help? You can support our team, Samuel's Posse, by walking or donating.
Sam is 13 years old and Battling type 1 diabetes, in addition to severe arthritis. Sam's grandmother has taught him to crochet and it actually subsides the pain of arthritis. Strings for Sam was created in order to gather items that he can use for crocheting. There are four drop offs within Lincoln as well as a site to make donations. You can find more information at www.facebook.com/#!/groups/StringsForSam/
Brownville Concert Series 2014 Season
What: The 2014 Brownville Concert Season has been announced. Season passes are available for all 9 shows.
Ticket Prices $160 for all nine shows, a 30% discount over regular ticket prices.
The season kicks off with The Rumbles, March 7th, 8th & 9th.- 50 year perspective of Rock and Roll
Eric Yves Garcia - Cabaret, April 11th, 12th, & 13th
The Barefoot Movement-Blue Grass Music, May 16th, 17th & 18th
Omaha Symphonic Chorus - "Reflections of America, June 22nd
Book of Gaia - Best of Kansas City Jazz, August 1st, 2nd & 3rd
Rustem Hayroudinoff - Well know Russian Concert Pianist, September 21st
Carole J. Bufford- Blues Singer, October 10th, 11th, & 12th
Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano- American Song Book, November 14th, 15th & 16th
Christmas Gala - Four well known singers from the world of Cabaret
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
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!
We invite you to keep up to date on everything #TeamAbbie.
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.