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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      

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

October 13 – Festival of Praise 2016, The Game of Life Tour with Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker, Israel Houghton, Karen Clark Sheard, Comedian-Earthquake, Regina Bell & Casey J. comes to the Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St., at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale at http://www.ralstonarena.com/ or www.FestivalofPraiseTour.com.

October 9 – No More Empty Pots Blues & Barbecue fundraiser, at Florence Mill, features Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne from 4-7 p.m. For tickets or more info, phone 402-502-1642.

October 5 – jobfairsNebraska.com will host a job fair at Comfort Inn & Suites, 7007 Grover, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Email jobsguide@jobfairsNebraska.com for a registration form and complete details.

October 4 – Omaha Economic Development Corporation Creatives Collective Focus Groups offer an opportunity for residents in zip codes 68110 and 68111 to voice thoughts about food availability, access and use. Be part of the solution to address food needs/barriers in the community. Session will be held at Family Housing Advisory Services, 2401 Lake St., from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Reserve your seat by phoning Jody-Ann at 402-346-2300.

October 1 - Girls across the metro area will begin their girl scouting year with a big bang as they dive into the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) from 2-5 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1821 N. 90th St.

October 1 – Students going to college during the 2017-2018 academic year can begin completing the FAFSA using 2015 income tax data on this date.

September 30 – Minority Outreach Resource Education hosts their 11th annual Crumpets and Tea event from 4:30-9:00 p.m. at Goodwill, 4805 N. 72nd St. Guest speakers include State Senator Kate Bolz, Rita Hammitt, from Nebraska Education Transition and Vickie Detenbusch, from the Autism Family Network.

September 29 – 1981 Central grad, Stew Magnuson, will sign and sell his books at the Great Plains Black History Museum in the Crossroads mall at 6:30 p.m.

September 23 - Marlin Briscoe statue unveiling at Baxter Arena at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place inside the main arena. Enter through the main doors on the southwest side of the arena. Doors will open at 9:30 A.M. and the event is free to the public.

September 24 – Pilgrim Baptist Church’s 100th Year Volleyball tournament at 10 a.m., at Blackburn High School, 2606 Hamilton St. Enter your team today. For more info, phone 402-341-6270 or email info@pilgrimbc.org.

September 24 - An African Festival will be celebrated with music, food, crafts and clothing from noon to 2 p.m. in the Jesuit Gardens on the Creighton campus. The renowned Kansas City-based Traditional Music Society will be the headline musical act.

September 25 - Are you ready, Omaha? Heart Heroes, Inc. presents the 4th Annual Superhero Heart Run at Werner Park. Check-in is at noon. The race/walk starts at 2 p.m. Free, fun family activities will happen throughout the event. Visit www.superheroheartrun.com for details.

September 25 – Gamblers Anonymous Sunday Step Meeting will be held at Church of the Living God, 2029 Binney at 2 p.m. every Sunday. For more info, phone 402-578-2037. There is no cost to attend.

September 25 - The 25th annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow will be hosted by Metropolitan Community College Saturday, from 1 - 7:30 p.m. at MCC’s Fort Omaha Campus. Celebrating regional Native American cultures, the powwow will feature traditional dances, music, artistry, oral history and foods of various tribes across Nebraska and the region, including, but not limited to, Northern Ponca, Omaha, Santee Sioux and Winnebago. The event is free and open to the public. Bring lawn chairs for seating. Food and craft vendors will be available. Coolers are welcome. No alcohol permitted. For more information, phone 531-622-2253.

September 25 - An African Catholic mass will be celebrated at 4:30 p.m., at Creighton’s St. John’s Church. The Rev. Vitalis Anyanike, pastor of St. Benedict the Moor and Holy Name Catholic churches and founder of the African Chaplaincy Ministry in Omaha will act as celebrant. The Rev. Andrew Ekpenyong, PhD, a Nigerian priest and professor of physics at Creighton, will deliver the homily. Music for the mass will be provided by the African Chaplaincy Choir. A reception will follow the mass in the fellowship hall of lower St. John’s.

September 26 & 28 – Strength Fitness & Line Dance sessions every Monday and Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m., at Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church, 5555 Larimore Ave. For more info, phone Wendy at 402-763-7520.

September 29 – Omaha Economic Development Corporation Creatives Collective Focus Groups offer an opportunity for residents in zip codes 68110 and 68111 to voice thoughts about food availability, access and use. Be part of the solution to address food needs/barriers in the community. Session will be held at Family Housing Advisory Services, 2401 Lake St., from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Reserve your seat by phoning Jody-Ann at 402-346-2300.

September 29 – On World Heart Day, join the community in a Heart Walk dedicated to Journey Unique Houston. The walk begins at 5 p.m. at Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc., 2401 Lake St. T-shirts, bracelets and key chains will be for sale. For more info, phone Don Houston at 402-301-1381.

September 29 – Abide’s annual Better Together Bash Block Party will be held at Baxter Arena, 2425 S. 67th St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Buffet dinner begins at 6:00 and entertainment follows at 7:00. For ticket prices and more info, visit abidenetwork.ejoinme.org.

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