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2216 N. 24th Street Omaha, NE 68110 Phone: (402) 346-4041 Fax: (402) 346-4064 Listed on the National Register of Landmark Places 2008      


In the Village, Things to do, people to see, places to go!

April 22 - Steve Hogan Golf Course at Miller Park (30th & Redick Ave) spring hours - Dawn to Dusk.

April 23 – PerknItUp Productions & Shanell Hill Productions will host auditions for male and female actors/vocalists who can appear to be between the ages of 30 and 40 years. “A Man’s Heart Hurts Too!” is an exciting story and musical about the betrayal and heartache of two people in a loveless marriage. Auditions will be held at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 2501 Hamilton St. Registration begins at 12 p.m. and auditions will start promptly at 1 p.m. For more info, visit www.shanellhill.com or phone 402.413.8555.

April 23 - !Dine !Digest !Discuss will be held at Big Mama’s Kitchen, 3223 N. 45th St., at 5 p.m. At this gathering, there will be the showing of a recent extended interview of Michelle Alexander on Race, Crime, Mass Incarceration and the 2016 presidential campaign. Complimentary homemade soups and chili, cornbread and drinks will be served. The event is free and open to the community. Registration is not required.

April 23 – Love’s Jazz & Arts Center, 2510 N. 24th St., will host Todd Campbell LIVE. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show begins at 7:00. For cost and more info, phone 402.502.5291.

April 26 - To help celebrate National College Signing Day – and the second anniversary of Reach Higher – First Lady Michelle Obama invites you to wear your college gear. And she wants to see pictures of you, your family, and your friends representing your favorite college with the hashtag #ReachHigher! Twitter: @FLOTUS // ReachHigher Instagram: @MichelleObama // @ReachHigher2020

April 28 – The 21st anniversary of the Young Playwrights Festival will give audiences a glimpse into the minds of teens at the Rose, 2001 Farnam St. Performances are free on teen night (4/28) at 7 p.m. Performances will also be held on April 30 at 7 p.m. and May 1 at 4:30 p.m. The festival showcases a large ensemble of talented teen actors.

April 29 – The Salvation Army’s Women’s Auxiliary raises money to assist the corps, programs, adult rehab center and camps with their annual Tastes & Treasures. The fundraiser will be held at Field Club of Omaha, 3615 Woolworth Ave. Silent auction is at 6 p.m. Dinner follows at 7:15. For ticket prices and more info, phone Major Kathy Hellstrom at 402.898.5931.

April 30 – North Omaha Neighborhood Alliance Community Clean-Up Day will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

April 30 – Poet Frank O’Neal will offer a poetry reading and book signing from 2-3 p.m. at the Great Plains Black History Museum exhibit space in the Crossroads Mall. His collection, “Fireside Chats” was reviewed by Nikki Giovanni.

Save the Date:

100 Black Men of Omaha will host its annual Men of Honor Gala on Saturday, April 23. Reservations are being accepted now. To reserve a table or for more info, phone 402.934.7064.

Mt. Calvary Community Church will host a Citywide National World Day of Prayer on May 5, from 7-8 p.m. Save the date: 17th Annual Omaha Blues Jazz & Gospel Festival featuring Chad Stoner and M-Pact will be held Friday, May 6 at MCC’s Fort Omaha campus. Tickets can be purchased online at northomahafoundation.com, Homer’s Records, Leflore’s New Look Fashions or Love’s Jazz & Arts Center. For more info, phone 402.707.8915.

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