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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!

June 18 – NAACP Juneteenth Parade Celebration, 10 a.m. The parade route is 30th Street, Lake – Sprague.

June 11 – Creighton’s Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Program (REACH) will host a community physical activity day focusing on health and reducing health disparities in the African-American community from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The day of physical activity will begin with a one-mile walk-and-run on 24th Street from Cuming to Lake Street. The day will end with a dance contest featuring children, young adults and seniors. Other events include basketball, Zumba, volleyball, skating, bicycling, wall climbing, a step show and more. In the event of rain, activities will be moved to an alternative location. Check the Omaha Star Facebook page for that location.

June 5 – 57th Annual New Era Women In White will be held at 4 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church, 3131 Lake St. This year’s theme is “A Mandate to Serve.” The scriptural reference is taken from Matthew 28:18-20. Sis. Rosalind Bauchum from the Morning Star Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO will be the guest speaker. Sis Lillie R. Holmes is the New Era Baptist State Woman’s Auxiliary President. Rev. Dwayne Hawkins is the New Era Baptist State Convention President. Rev. Dr. Selwyn Q. Bachus is the host pastor.

June 4- American Heart Association and Black Family Health & Wellness Association, Inc.’s Power to End Stroke Walk begins at Fontenelle Park pavilion at 9 a.m. and ends at Adams Park. Registration is open at www.heart.org/omahaptes/. For more info, phone 913.652.1930 or email Tru-Kechia.Smith@heart.org

June 3 - Fair Deal Village Farmer’s Market, 4-7 p.m. every Friday

May 30 – MEMORIAL DAY – OMAHA STAR OFFICE CLOSED

May 20 – Fair Deal Village Farmer’s Market, 4-7 p.m. every Friday

May 20 – “HONK FOR PEACE!” Rallies Promoting Peace Across the City, 5-6 p.m. at various intersections & neighborhoods. Residents, community-based organizations, business and community leaders adopt various intersections and rally for PEACE in our city by encouraging drivers to “HONK FOR PEACE!”

May 20 - Love’s Jazz & Arts Center, 2510 N. 24th St., will host Jazz After 5 featuring live music with JWhite at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5, #TheJazzyConnect networking is from 5-7. Members are free. There is a minimal charge for non-members. For cost and more info, phone 402.502.5291.

May 21 – You’re invited to “Jumpin’ Out! LJAC Youth Talent Showcase,” at Love’s Jazz & Arts Center, 2510 N. 24th St., from 3-5 p.m. every third Saturday of the month. Jumping’ Out! is a program provided for the young, gifted and talented of our community. The program will promote self-awareness and confidence in the youths’ art of choice. For more info, phone Katie Raine, at 402.502.5291.

May 21 – Omaha 360 Harmony Week Finale Village Block Party kick-off at 6:30 p.m., at Compassion in Action, 2001 N. 35th St. Food, family games, police & fire dept. attractions and a family movies on the big screen at dusk. Grab your family, friends, lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy an afternoon of fun and unity.

May 22 – OPD Northeast Precinct Advisory Council Bi-Monthly meeting will be held at the NE precinct, 4316 N. 30th St., from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bring your own brown bag. For more info, phone 402.444.3367.

May 24 - Employment for Seniors, 10:30 a.m. at the main library, 215 S. 15th St. For more info, phone 402.444.4800.

May 24 – Omaha Housing Authority’s School’s Out for Summer Bash, Southside Terrace, 5511 S. 30th St., noon – 3 p.m. Sign up, cook-out and game on! Lunch provided. Don’t miss out on food truck fare and OHA classic burgers.

May 26 - The Omaha Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting a Parent Pep Rally for the parents of teens at 5:30 p.m. at the TAC Bldg, 3215 Cuming Street. In addition to guest speakers, prizes and valuable information about summer programming to keep teens safe in the community, a light dinner will be served. If you would like to attend or have your organization represented with a table, email cynthiakscholar@gmail.com.

May 27 - Fair Deal Village Farmer’s Market, 4-7 p.m. every Friday

May 29 –Great Plains Theatre Conference PlayFest productions at nontraditional sites examines the one-woman play Northside Carnation written and performed by Omahan Denise Chapman at the Elks Lodge, 2420 Lake St., at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the community.

June 2-4 – Women Rejuvenate at the Prince of Peace Baptist Church Women’s Conference at the Doubletree Hotel, 1616 Dodge St. Topics include Caregiving, Financial Empowerment, Becoming a Woman of Greater Faith, How to Use Your Voice to Implement Change, Young Women’s Seminar, Self Esteem and Body Image and more. No conference fee required. Register online at http://princeofpeacene.wix.com/home3

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