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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 – Zawadi Celebration sponsored by St. Benedict and Bryant Center will begin at 10 a.m. Registration is at 9:30. The event is open to the community. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments will be provided.

April 21 – Stop the Violence symposium: Addressing Violence as a Public Health Issue will be held at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St., from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. Lunch provided. Register at Eventbrite at: http://bit.ly/2neDBia

April 28 – Free Co-Ed Sleepover Extravaganza at Girls Incorporated, 2811 N. 45th St. This annual STI Awareness Conference starts at 6:30 p.m. at ends the next day at 9 a.m. Youth in grades 7-12 are welcome. Remember to bring a sleeping bag or blanket with pillow, pajamas & slippers, towel, soap & washcloth, toothbrush & toothpaste and a change of clothes for Saturday. Workshop topics include STD/STI info, consent and pregnancy prevention. Meals will be provided. For more info or to register phone Kristen Lilla at 402-457-4676.

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

April 29 – Big 3 Basketball Tournament & Dunk Contest, hosted by Young Life Omaha, will have an 8 a.m. tip off at Northwest Magnet high school, 8204 Crown Point Ave. The Dunk Contest is open to high school students only. There is a minimal registration fee, and a cash prize will be awarded. There is a team entry fee and a minimal cover charge for spectators. For more info,

April 29 – Omaha Parks & Rec presents their 1st annual Youth Triathlon for kids in grades 1-6. This is a fun, no pressure event that will be held from 2-4 p.m. Contrary to the typical triathlon order of swimming, biking then running; kids will run, bike, and swim their way to the finish line. Each child must provide their own bike, helmet and swimsuit. Registration fee includes a t-shirt, bib number and award. Register at: parks.cityofomaha.org

April 30 – Mount Calvary Community Church, 5112 Ames Ave, will host “Great Women in Gospel Music” at 3:30 p.m. Featured vocalists will be the Mount Calvary Women Warriors, the Song Birds of Omaha: Peggy Hunter, Cynthia Johnson and Darius Shannon, and other great musical divas.

May 5 – The Salvation Army (SA) Women’s Auxiliary hosts their “Tastes & Treasures” fundraiser at 6 p.m., at the Field Club of Omaha. The evening will be filled with delicious food, and silent and oral auctions to benefit the SA programs and to provide financial assistance as it continues its mission in Metro Omaha. For more info, contact Barbara Kadrlik at 402-960-4165 or barbarakadrlik@cox.net.

May 6- Nancy Flaherty, MS, will present a workshop on “Ambiguous Loss” from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Servite Center for Compassion, 7400 Military Ave. The workshop will help caregivers discover ways to deal with the feelings experienced when a loved one is physically present, but psychologically absence. There is a cost to register, but scholarships are available. For more info, contact Sister Margaret Stratman at 402-951-3026 or scc@osms.org

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

May 13 - Mother’s Day is a time that we come together to celebrate all mothers. It’s a day that is supposed to bring joy, recognition, love and appreciation to these incredible women that do so much for humanity. For mothers who have experienced the death of one or more of their children, this day can often bring up feelings of isolation, unworthiness, pain and sadness. To honor these mothers, Black Men United will host their 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 & its resident committee invites the community to the 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.

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