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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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Contact: Check www.llcgs.info or call 402-416-9139 for weekly topics and complete details.
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).
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
The 31st Annual Adult Spelling Bee
What: The Nebraska Literary Heritage Association Presents SO YOU THINK YOU CAN SPELL? The 31st Annual Adult Spelling Bee.
When: Thursday, April 23rd at 7pm
Where: Single Barrel at 10th & P, Lincoln
Join emcee John Baylor for an evening of great food, great humore, and lots of great words! Come early to get a good seat and have a bite to eat!
Bee a speller...individual or Sponsor $30; Bee a spectator....Adults $15, students $5
Bring your loudest and rowdiest family and friends! Prize given to the best cheering section. The Literary Heritage Award will be presented at 8pm. This annual award recognizes an individual who promotes writing in Nebraska.
Questions? Call (402) 441-8516 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Proceeds benefit the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors. This unique resource is located at Bennett Martin Library, 136 S 14th St. Lincoln.
To learn more about the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, join us for our annual meeting! Sunday, April 18th at 2p., at the Bennett Martin Library.
Ymca Healthy Kids Day
What: Lincoln YMCA Healthy Kids Day.
When: Saturday, April 25th from 10am to 1pm, and features fun, active plays.
Where: Cooper YMCA, 6767 S. 14th Street.
Free Community Event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active.
YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, the Y's national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families, features activities such as a one-mile fun run/walk, obstacle courses, bounce houses, and over 40 community vendors with a mission to motivate and teach families how to develop a healthy routine at home.
Norris SkillsUSA Auto Show
What: Norris High School Auto Show.
When: Saturday, April 25th.
Where: Norris High School South Parking Lot. 25211 South 68th St., Firth
Free entrance to the public.
The Norris SkillsUSA Chapter w/ their Parent Booster Club is hosting this event along with generous local sponsors. Proceeds are used for academic scholarships and to provide chapter members assistance to represent our school in state and national level activities.
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teacher and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce by helping students prepare for careers in technical, skilled service, health occupations, and to further their education. SkillsUSA formerly known ast VICA, holds chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
More info on the show at http://wwwnorris160.org/autoshow
Cotner Center Condo's Garage & Bake Sale
What: Cotner Center Condo's is having their annual Garage and Bake Sale.
When: Saturday, April 25th from 8a to 2p. Lunch is available from 11:30am to 1pm.
Where: The Cotner Center, 1540 N. Cotner Blvd.
2nd Annual Pinwheels for Prevention Picnic
What: 2nd Annual Pinwheels for Prevention Picnic.
When: Saturday, April 25th, from 11am to 2pm.
Where: The Railyard in Downtown Lincoln,
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation will hold the second annual Pinwheels for Prevention Picnic to celebrate the start of Child Abuse Prevention month. Funded with a grant from the Nebraska Child Abuse Prevention Fund, this picnic is a celebration of positive parenting and an observance of Child Abuse Awareness Month.
The event is free to all families. The goal is to create an enviroment where parents can connect with their children and have some fun. It's a way to celebrate the good that parents are doing for their kids.
Pinwheels symbolize the safe, happy childhood that every child deserves.
At the picnic, Brandon Verzal, a long-time advocate for children, will kick off the event by sharing his thoughts on the importance of prevention efforts and the role every Nebraskan can play.
After that kickoff, family-friendly band the String Beans will perform. Kids can get airborne in the bounce house, get their faces painted and claim a balloon animal, while all guests enjoy snacks. There will be free giveaways and educational materials on positive parenting. Every picnicker will take home a pinwheeel of their own as a souvenir.
Dia del Nino/Cinco de Mayo at Lincoln High
What: Dia del Nino/Cinco de Mayo Fiesta.
When: Saturday, April 25th from 11am-6pm.
Where:Lincoln High School, 229 J Street, Lincoln
Dance, listen and play at the Second Annual Day of the Child/May Fifth Festival. Come watch and participate in traditional Mexican dance. Listen to beautiful Latin American music and play some fun games. Nebraska celebrates Latino heritage in the greater Lincoln and Southeastern Nebraska community.
The festival will also feature a booth fair of local organizations and bussinesses, children's games, bouncy houses, The Lincoln Fire Department Fire Safety House, pinatas, delicious locally made tacos and gorditas for purchase and more. All proceeds from the festival will benefit the three organizations and their programming.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Latex Paint Echange
What: Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Latex Paint Exchange.
When: Saturday, April 25th, 9a to 1p.
Where: Walmart, 87th and Highway 2.
Accepted items include pesticides, lawn and garden chemicals, household cleaning products, paint thinners, stains, polishes and waxes, turpentine, oil-based paint, pool cleaning chemicals, flea and tick powders, rodent poison, charcoal starter fluids, mixed or old gasoline, brake or power steering fluids, and items containing mercury such as CFL's and thermometers. A complete list of accepted items is available at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: household).
Items that will not be accepted at the collection include latex paint, motor oil, fertilizers, gas grill cylinders, medicines and pharmaceutical waste, electronics and batteries. For more information on recycling these and other materials, check the "Waste Reduction and Recycling Guide" at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: recycle).
In conjunction with this collection, rersidents can participate in the Usable Latex Paint Exchange at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 47th and "Y" streets from 9am to 1pm, Saturday, April 25th. Households (not businesses) can donate.
YA SF Four
What: The Fantastic YA SF Four is coming to Lincoln! Teen authors Susan Adrian (author of TUNNEL VISION), Lydia Kang (author of CATALYST), Tonya Kuper (author of ANAMOLY), and N.K. Traver (author of Duplicity) will be at the Barnes & Noble Southpointe.
When: April 25th, 2pm.
Where Barnes & Noble Southpointe.
Discussing their books, writing sci-fi, and probably some silliness, and will sign anything you like. Come by and join in! Fun guaranteed.
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.
Nebraska Children's Home Stories of Inspiration
What: The Nebraska Children's Home Society presents "Stories of Inspiration"
When: Sunday, April 26th from 2p to 4p.
Where: St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers BLVD.
RSVP to Dara Wells at 402-483-7879 or email@example.com
Please join us for a special event featuring talented quilt artist Diane Gubbels as she shares the work of her hands and unfolds the stories from her heart.
Lincoln Arts Council Art Supplies Drive
What: Volunteers needed to coordinate art supply drives!
When: Now through May 1st.
The Lincoln Arts Council is conducting an art supplies drive. We need supplies for 330 students by May 1st. Estimated cost for supplies is $5/student. We are looking for individuals or groups to organize an art supplies drive at their workplace, office, school, church, etc. Basic, good-quality art tools that encourage self-expression will be distributed to Prescott Elementary students who participate in ART MAKES ME SMART programs this spring.
Suggested items include: crayons, markers, colored pencils and sharpener, sketch pads, water colors and brushes, glue sticks, Scotch Tape, etc. For many children, these will be the only art supplies that they can call their own.
We will send these supplies home with the students in bright green Art Makes Me Smart, cinch bags provided by ArtFX Screen Printing and Embroidery.
For more information contact Lori McAlister, Development Director at 402-434-2787
Fresh Start Mini-Golf Tournament
What: Fresh Start Mini-Golf Tournament
When: May 2nd from 10a to 1p
Where: Adventure Golf at Old Cheney and S. 56th
All Proceeds Benefit Fresh Start, providing shelter and case management to homeless women in the Lincoln Community.
Entry fees: $60 for a team of 4
($15 per person)
Family Friendly - All Ages
$5 for non-golfers
Includes light breakfast, lunch
For Registration Entry Form and Pledge Form, visit www.freshstarthome.org/events
Registration open until filled
prizes for teams that take the challenge. Golfing prizes for best score, worst score putting contest.
Teams are challenged to raise an additional $180 to benefit homeless women in Lincoln. That's $10 per hole; $45 per teammate. Got 9 friends? You meet the challenge! (Ask 'em for five bucks)!
Read To A Dog Program
What: Families are invited to participate in the "Read to a Dog" program offered y Lincoln City Libraries and Healing Heart Therapy Dogs.
When: Through May 2nd
Where: Gere Branch Library, 2400 S. 56th St. 5:30-7:30p Mondays (call Mimi at 402-217-9019). mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anderson Branch Library, 3635 Touzalin Ave., 4 to 5:30p, Tuesdays (Contact Cyndi at 308-850-0670 or (Cyndimiller1029@gmail.com)
South Branch Library, 2675 South St., 5:30 to 7:30p, Thursdays (Contact Jayne at Apaemail@example.com).
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St., 11am to 12:30pm, Saturdays (Contact Angela at Anjherbert@me.com).
For more information on Lincoln City Libraries, visit lincolnlibraries.org.
The program provides an opportunity for children ages 6 - 12 to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog. Therapy teams are partnered with children who read to a dog in 20 minute shifts, once a week for four weeks.
Pre-registration is required by contacting the person listed at the branch where the child will participate.
SCC Milford Campus "Makers"
What: Southeast Community College's Milford Campus is putting on a "Maker Showcase".
When: May 2nd, from 10am to 3pm.
Where: Southeast Community College, Milford
From hot rods to hot robots, Legos to lasers, welding to wiring, woodwork to needlework, projects of all kinds are welcome.
Register at https://www.southeast.edu/MakerShowcase/
Visit the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/makershowcase?fref-nf
Join us on May 2nd to celebrate all the ways Nebraska makes - from farm to factory to city making!
43rd Army Band's Performance's
What: 43rd Army Band Annual Spring Concert
When: Sunday; April 12, 2015 at 2pm
Where: Centennial High School, Utica, Nebraska
What: 43rd Army Band's ROCK-N-LOAD Show Band Performance
When: Saturday, May 2nd.
Music will start at 11:00 am in the Railyard.
Cancer Benefit for Veronica Gabel
What: Cancer Benefit for Veronica Gabel.
When: Sunday, May 3rd from 2p to 6p
Where: Bee States Ballroom, Bee, Ne
Free Will Donation.
If you wish to donate to the silent auction or raffle contact: Sharon Codr 402-525-8571, Becky Kresha 402-367-2088, Kathy Klotz 402-641-4495, Susan Sisel, 402-367-2771, Mary Fiala 402-643-5022.
Her Cancer came back! Let's help her win the fight!
Into the Woods
What: 1987 Tony Award Winner "Into the Woods"
When: April 30th, May 1st & 2nd at 7:30p and May 3rd at 2pm
Where: Jennifer L. Dorsey-Howley Performing Arts Center, Lincoln Southeast High School, (2930 S. 37th Street)
Adults $10 Students & Seniors $8
Call 402-436-1304 for ticket informaiton.
A clumsy Cinderella? A bloodthirsty Little Red Ridinghood? A witch who raps? They're all among the cockeyed characters in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's fractured fairy tale Into The Woods.
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim....Book by James Lapine
With an award winning musical score and an ensemble of unforgetable characters, Into the Woods is a rare, modern classic that teaches and touches the heart.
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.
3rd Annual Cruisin' Lincoln Show & Shine Classic Cars & Cycles
What: 3rd Annual Cruisin' Lincoln Show & Shine Classic Car & Cycles
When: Tuesday, May 12th, 5 to 8pm
Where: Lincoln, VA Clinic, 600 S. 70th St.
An opportunity fo learn more about your Veteran Affairs Health Care System.
Donate personal hygiene items to help our Homeless Veterans Program.
For information contact Kirk Beute at 402-489-3802, ext. 6845 or firstname.lastname@example.org
History of Highway 83 to speak at University Bookstore
What: Award winning author Stew Magnuson's new book, The Last American Highwy: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma is a travel-history book that uncovers stories found along the road that bisects the United States from north to south will speak at the University Bookstore.
When: Wednesday, May 13th at 6pm
Where: Universtiy Bookstore. A book signing will follow the talk. The University Bookstore is located in the lower level of the Nebraska Union at 14th & R Streets.
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.
Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors Walk
What: Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Walk.
When: Saturday, May 30th
Where: Holmes Lake.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
What: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.
When: May 30th, 2015 from 9a to 1p
Where: Zoetis at 601 West Cornhusker Hwy.
Hazardous waste accumulates throughout the year and it is important to use it or dispose of it properly. This event provides 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. Website: wwwlincoln.ne.gov (keyword: household).
Volunteers Needed for Great American Cleanup
What: Keep Lincoln and Lancaster County Beautiful is seeking volunteers of all ages to participate in Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup. The Cleanup from March through May is the nation's largest community improvement program with about four million volunteers participating in more than 20-thousand communities across the country.
Individuals and volunteer groups are needed. To volunteer, contact KLLCB at email@example.com or 402-441-8035.
Last year, about 1000 local volunteers worked on 105 cleanup projects along roadsides, in parks and othe public areas.
Lincoln Walk to Cure Arthritis
What: 2015 Lincoln Walk to Cure Arthritis
.When: Saturday, June 6th from 9a to 1:30p
Where: Auld Facility/Antelope Park, 1650 Memorial Drive, Lincoln.
Free of Charge
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.
Fare Walk for Food Allergy in Nebraska
What: The FARE Walk for Food Allergy in Nebraska.
When: Saturday, June 13th. Registration at 8:30am and the walk will start (rain or shine) at 10am.
Where: Stinson Park in Aksarben Village.
Fee event for a great cause.
The walk's main goal is to bring together families seeking a safe world for those living with food allergies. The event is part of our national Walk Program that reaches out to the food allergy community to raise awareness about food allergies as a serious public health issue, raise funds to support our shared mission, and connect them with other concerned individuals and families in their area.
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.
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Pinewood Bowl 66th Annual Summer Musical
What: Pinewood Bowl, Inc. presents its 66th Annual Summer Musical, 42nd Street.
When: July 9-12 and 16-19, 2015.
Where: Pinwood Bowl, Lincoln, Ne.
Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical, 42nd Street is based on Busby Berkeley's 1933 movie and is considered the quintessential backstage musical. 42nd Street tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a starry-eyed young actress who goes from chorus girl to leading lady after the show's star breaks her ankle on opening night. Of course On Broadway the show must go on and so the producer wills our young Peggy onto the stage. You'll enjoy memorable tunes like We're In The Money, You're Getting to be a Habit With Me, Lullaby of Broadway, and of course 42nd Street.
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.
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..
"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.