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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!

February 3 – Kathy Tyree and Tiffany White-Welchen will perform when Beehive A 25 Year Reunion opens at 7:00 p.m. at PART Theatre in the Crossroads mall.

January 31 - Tickets go on Sale Feb 1 for Club Sugar Ray’s. The Early Bird Special for premier tables for 10 guests - deadline is Jan 31. Club Sugar Ray's will be held on April 14 at the Omaha Design Center on 15th & Cuming. The evening features 1 hour of live music & 2 DJ's, red carpet entrance, 3 course meals, preferred seating & tables, a champagne fountain & more for premier guests. A mini casino, silent auction and door prizes also featured. For more info, contact Miguel at 402-915- 2863 or Miguel@uoent.com

January 28 - Max I. Walker’s 10th Annual Ultra Chic Boutique, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Omaha Design Center at 15th and Cuming St. Dress donations are still being accepted at all 23 Max I. Walker Omaha locations. Employees will clean, press, and mend donated dresses at no charge. All donated dresses are for sale on a cash only basis and proceeds from the event benefit the Open Door Mission’s Lydia House.

January 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday. The Omaha Star office will be closed.

RESCHEDULED - January 15-16 – IMA hosts the 33rd annual MLK Unity Service and Luncheon. The Unity Service will be held on Sunday at 6 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church, 3131 Lake St. The luncheon will be held on Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass St. This year’s featured speaker is Bishop John Richard Bryant. Tickets can be purchased online at www.eventbrite.com or by phoning 402-341-4297.

January 16 - The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine will honor the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a keynote presentation by Willie Barney, founder and president of the Empowerment Network. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in Clarkson Tower, Lower Storz Pavilion. Food and beverages are available for the first 200 people. Keyboardist Nate Asad and drummer Billy Foeman Quartey will provide musical accompaniment. Parking is available in Lot 63, located at 40th and Marcy streets from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A shuttle will run between Clarkson Tower and Lot 63 from 11 a.m. to noon and again from 1 -2 p.m.

January 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Recognition and Awards Celebration at 5 p.m. at Mike and Josie Harper Center, Hixson-Lied Auditorium on the Creighton campus. This recognition ceremony honors individuals and organizations that have exhibited distinguished civic and community ideals espoused by Creighton University’s mission statement. Students from local schools will be honored for their participation in contests sponsored by Creighton’s Martin Luther King Jr. Committee. For more event info, visit Creighton.edu/about/mlk

January 16 – Great Plains Black History Museum Winter Workshop – Secret & Sacred: Resistance & the Undying Spirit of Slaves at the exhibit space in the Crossroads Mall at 10 a.m. Clubs and Social Organizations: African American’s Influence in Omaha will be presented at 1:30 p.m.

January 17 - Small Business Resources: Learn about a variety of free and low-cost resources to help you write your business plan, conduct market research, find training opportunities, receive small business counseling and mentorship, obtain legal guidance, learn about networking opportunities, benefit from free online education, and much more. Session begins at noon at Washington Library, 2868 Ames Ave. For more info, phone 402-444-4849.

January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Prayer Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Mike and Josie Harper Center, Ahmanson Ballroom on the Creighton campus. This luncheon, featuring keynote speaker, the Rev. Martin Williams of Ambassadors Worship Center in Omaha, provides an opportunity to unite the community in the spirit of inclusion and fellowship in honor of the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Please visit Creighton.edu/about/mlk to register.

January 19 - Cake and Choir from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Skutt Student Center, Fireplace Lounge on Creighton’s campus. Join the Antioch Baptist Church praise team and St. Mark Baptist Church in celebrating the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with gospel hymns. For more event info, visit Creighton.edu/about/mlk

January 24 – WCA hosts Lunch & Learn, “Serving Victims of Human Trafficking” from 12-1 p.m. at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, Room 201, on UNO’s Dodge campus. RSVP to Erin at ErinM@wcaomaha.org by Friday, Jan. 20. Space is limited. A light lunch will be provided.

January 26 – Looking for part-time work? Interact with potential employers online at AARP’s Online Part-Time Work Fair from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CT. Register at aarp.org/parttimework and read about 10 of the hottest part-time jobs that can help seniors supplement retirement income.

January 27 - Each year various fraternities & New Era Laymen partner with Zion Baptist Church to sponsor their Annual Wild Game Feast at Zion Baptist Church. This free fine dining experience for boys and men will begin at 6:00 p.m.

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