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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!

May 19 – Observance of the birth of Malcolm X.

Native Omahan Days – Monday, July 31 – Monday, August 7, 2017

Ruth K. Solomon Girls Program Summer Enrichment Academy – June 5 – July 28. Registration now open.

May 27 – Washington Branch library, 2868 Ames Ave, will kick-off the Summer Reading Program with fun activities for the whole family from 1-3 p.m.

May 5 – Mason and Murray Funeral Services, Omaha’s newest African-American funeral home, will host a community information day and reception at New Beginnings Community Baptist Church, 2301 N. 45th St. from 2-5 p.m.

May 6 – Moving People2Action in conjunction with Black Votes Matter hosts a ‘Get Out to Vote’ rally at Dreamland Plaza, 24th & Erskine, at 3 p.m. Special guest speakers include Symone Sanders, democratic strategist, CNN Political Commentator and former national press secretary for Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign, Pastor Portia Cavitt, Clair Memorial United Methodist Church, Sharif Liwaru, Malcolm X Foundation and Vickie Young, NAACP.

May 7 – Registration deadline for the 10th Anniversary Empowerment Network Conference & Awards Luncheon to be held on May 12 at the Hilton Omaha Downtown. This is a must attend event and a day packed with national speakers ready to challenge, inspire and take attendees to the next level. For more info, visit www.empoweromaha.com

SAVE THE DATE Native Omahan Days – Monday, July 31 – Monday, August 7, 2017

May 9 – Omaha General Election – VOTE!!!

May 12 – Omaha Parks & Rec will host ‘Spring into Summer” at Zorinsky Park, 3808 S. 154th St. (F St. entrance) from 5-8 p.m. Family activities include archery, an obstacles course, rock wall, Golfzilla and live music from BluesEd. For more info, phone 402-444-4640.

May 13 - Black Men United hosts 4th annual ‘No Murders in May’ Mother’s Day Luncheon from 12-3 p.m. at the Starlight Chateau, 1310 N 29th St. RSVP at Eventbrite.

May 13 – OEDC Creatives Collective’s Grand Culture Fest from 12-5 p.m. on North 24th Street between Lake and Burdette. Activities at this inclusive neighborhood event include: cooking demonstrations, a community art project, group exercise, a kids zone, music, cultural foods and more. The first 150 mothers will receive a rose.

May 15 – Florence AARP meeting at Mount View Presbyterian Church, 5308 Hartman Ave. Lunch is at noon with a program following at 12:45. The featured guest is HELP Adult Services. Rides are available by phoning Ruth Kruse, 402-453-4825 or Marge Willard, 402-455-8401. AARP membership is not required to attend. There is a minimal charge for lunch.

May 17 - The Union for Contemporary Arts is hosting a community conversation and potluck event called a "Kith" at 7:30 pm. The purpose of the dinner is to connect the community with food and conversation related to themes seen in their exhibitions and youth curriculum. The Kith will correspond with the current exhibition, Angie Seykora's "Part to Part" and will focus on material innovation and sustainability. This event is FREE. Please bring a delicious dish to share! To reserve your seat or for more info, visit u-ca.org/kith

May 23 - Plays Out Loud! is The Union for Contemporary Art's Performing Arts Collective readers theatre series that gives directors, actors, and audiences an opportunity to experience live theater focusing solely on the words. All performances are done with script in hand followed by a talkback session with the director and cast. The featured play “Unfinished Women,” deals with the events in a home for unwed mothers on the last day of jazz musician Charlie Parker’s life, March 12, 1955. The play digs beyond statistics and sociological theories to find the unarticulated, half-understood longings of teenage mothers. All performances have a small suggested donation at the door. Seating begins at 6:30 pm. Show starts at 7:00 pm.

May 26 – Loessfest kicks off with a performance by KC and the Sunshine Band. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. at the foot of the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge on the Iowa side.

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