Events Information

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Notes:  Email your events 2 weeks in advance to Marguerita@omahastarinc.com

 

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Omaha Star

September 20, 2014

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

September 20 – The NAACP Omaha Branch executive meeting will be held at 10 am at Love’s Arts & Jazz Center, 2510 N. 24th St., followed by the general membership meeting at 11:30 am.

September 21 – We Are The Power of O.NE envisions the Omaha metro area community coming together for one day of fun so that no one goes hungry.  The community is invited to come eat at what is hoped to become “The World’s Largest Spaghetti Feed.”  The free Feed will be held in North High School’s cafeteria from 11 am – 3 pm. 

September 21 – The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Omaha residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Turner Park at Midtown Crossing will be the site of Walk at noon.

September 21 – In conjunction with the People’s Climate March taking place in New York City on the same day, local groups and individuals will join together in a solidarity action to highlight the reality of climate change and the urgent necessity to do something about it.  The event will take place at Memorial Park near the ball diamond promptly at 12:30 pm. 

September 23NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY – “I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country.” – John Ensign

September 23 – Wine tasting, amazing cuisine, laughter and learning await you when you accept Charles Drew Health Center’s invitation to Spend The Evening with Chef Marvin Woods at the Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass St., at 6:00 pm.  For registration cost or more info, phone 402.457.1216.

September 24 – Jesuit Academy and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands will host a 5:00 pm grand opening celebration for Camp Nakomis, 4101 N. 17th St., in Carter Lake.  The camp features a 6,000 square foot building with 5 classrooms, a 30 foot x 50 foot multi-depth outdoor pool and a sports field.  For more info, phone 402.346.4464, x20.                                      

September 24 – Nebraska Families Collaborative (NFC) invites you to attend its Community Advisory Board meeting from 6-7:30 pm in the east and west conference rooms at the Douglas County Health Dept., 1111 S. 41st St.  Mary Balluf of the Health Dept. will speak on child welfare in Douglas County.

September 24 – “What is all that ever was, always is?,” by Watie White, is a collaboration with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha, exploring the rich history within 2 condemned homes in North Omaha at 1468 & 1470 Emmet St.  A discussion and simple dinner will be offered outdoors from 6-8 pm.  If bad weather, the event will be postponed.  For more info, email Stuart at chat@squishtalks.com or Watie at watie@watiewhite.com.

 September 24 – Salem Baptist Church, 3131 Lake St., will host “Season of Promise” Fall Revival at 7 pm.  Featured speaker will be Rev. Dr. Maurice Watson, pastor of Beulahland Bible Church in Macon, GA.

September 25 – UNMC will host a presentation to look at changes in health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders in Nebraska from 9-11:30 am in the Durham Research Center, 45th & Dewey Ave.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more info, phone Tom at 402.559.4690.

September 26 – Steve Hogan Memorial Golf Tournament at Shoreline Golf Course, 210 Locust St., Carter Lake, IA.  The day begins with registration and lunch at 11 am followed by a noon Shotgun Start. 

Hors D’oeuvres/cocktails/awards will follow golf.  For registration info, phone The First Tee Omaha office at 402.915.3929.

September 26 – CASA will host an open house, from 4-8 pm, to give the community an opportunity to tour their newly renovated building at 2412 St. Mary’s Ave.

September 27 – Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 am – 2 pm at Walgreen’s, 30th & Lake St.

September 27 – Impact One Car & Motorcycle Show will be held at 5752 Ames Ave.  Activities begin at 11 am.  Judging is at 3 pm.  For info on entry fees, phone Kount at 402.612.9688 or Janee at 402.680.0923.

September 27 – Lozier Foundation is creating a new tuition-free accredited elementary school, at 30th & Curtis, to open in August 2015 and they want your input.  A community input meeting will be held at Metro CC Ft. Omaha campus, Bldg. 21, Mule Barn, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.  RSVP to Susan Toohey at 402.457.3370 or Susan.Toohey@lozier.biz.  A light meal will be provided, as well as child care, if care is requested in advance.

September 27 – African American Book Store, 3226 Lake St., will host a book signing with author Pastor Loreatha Gunnels-Mayberry form 12-4 pm.  Pastor Mayberry will autograph her book “Holy Spirit Deliver.”

September 27-28 – The annual ARTsarben will be held from 10 am – 5 pm at Aksarben Village, 67th & Center Sts.  The festival features an art marketplace consisting of 80 juried artists from around the country, including 21 artists from Nebraska.  There will be activities for kids of all ages in Stinson Park.  Local and national performers will include singers, hula hoop dancers, magicians, drummers and more.  

September 28 – South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St., will host a Hispanic Heritage Festival from 1-4 pm.  The day will feature live music, refreshments and family activities.  The event is free for all ages.  For more info, visit omahalibrary.org.

September 30 –Generation Hope will sponsor a March & Rally to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness month.  The event is being held to bring awareness to the devastating impact that domestic violence has on children and their caregivers.  Individuals who have lost their lives to this violence will be honored.  The march begins promptly at 6 pm at the Douglas County jail and will continue past central police headquarters and end at the Douglas County court house.  A short rally at the court house will follow.  Register at https://www.facebook.com/events/290280544498006/.