Please read the paper for more information and details.
Notes: Email your events 2 weeks in advance to Marguerita@omahastarinc.com
July 18, 2014
In the Village, Things to do, people to see, places to go!
July 18 – The City of Omaha will host “50 Years of Civil Rights” a celebration to encourage community inclusion, raise awareness and re-educate Omaha individuals on civil rights. The event is free and open to the public. Activities will be held from 8 am – 9:30 pm at CenturyLink Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. For more info, visit cityofomaha.org.
July 18 – Friday Night Summer Kick Backs at Washington Branch Library, 2868 Ames Ave, is open to ages 13-18. Parents must complete a permission slip. Kick Back hours are 6-10 pm. Activities include, games, computers, guest facilitators, and more. Food will be served. For more info, phone 402.444.4849.
July 18 – Power House Church will host their first annual Empowering Lives with the Word of God Conference at Metropolitan Community College Swanson Conference Center on the Fort Omaha campus. The conference begins on Friday and concludes on Saturday. Both sessions will begin at 7:00 pm. Guest facilitators will be Bishop Jeffrey Reed of Bay St. Louis, MS and host Pastor Bobby R. Murray. The conference is open to the public. No registration is required. For info, phone Evangelist Deborah Bristol at 402.709.5031.
July 19 – All That Ever Was, Always Is public art project opens with a coffee & donut celebration from 10:30 am – noon at 1468 & 1478 Emmet St. This project is a collaboration between Watie White Studio and Habitat for Humanity. The project explores the rich history of two condemned home in North Omaha. White has used the homes as narrative inspiration and a source for building materials and a public – albeit temporary gallery.
July 19 – Lil Divas Book Club will meet at the Washington Branch Library, 2868 Ames Ave, at 2 pm. For more info, phone 402.444.4849.
July 21 – Zion Baptist Church, 2215 Grant St., will host “Amazing Road Trip –Discovering God’s Purpose for Me!” Vacation Bible School for all ages. Registration is at 5pm and classes begin at 6:00. VBS will be held every evening through Friday, July 25.
July 21 – Rev. Wayne J. Banks, Pastor of Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 2002 Willis Ave, announced that Vacation Bible School will be held the week of July 21-25 from 6-8:30 nightly. Classes for kindergarteners thru adults. A light dinner will be served each evening. For more info, contact Cheryl Austin, Church Clerk, at 402.453.5737.
July 21 – COINTELPRO & the Political Imprisonment of Edward Poindexter and Mondo we Langa will be presented by Michael Richardson and hosted by the Malcolm X Memorial Foundation at 3448 Evans St. from 7-9 pm. Richardson has written extensively on the Omaha Two. The public is welcome to attend this free event. For more info, phone Walter Brooks at 402.517.6459.
July 21 – Monday Night at the Movies in Midtown has only one more showing after this movie. Grab your blanket and family and relax with a movie under the stars. Movie starts at sunset. For a listing of remaining movies, visit: www.midtowncrossing.com.
July 24 – Thrilling Thursday Lock-In at Washington Branch Library, 2868 Ames Ave, is open to ages 7-12. Parents must complete a permission slip. Lock-In hours are 6-9 pm. Activities include games, computers, fun science activities, scavenger hunts and more. Food will be served. For more info, phone 402.444.4849.
July 25 – Great Plains Black History Museum will host “Ladies ONLY” golf clinic at Miracle Hills Golf Course, 1401 N. 120th St., from 9-11 am. For more info, phone Terri Sanders at 402.216.3852.
July 25 – Friday Night Summer Kick Backs at Washington Branch Library, 2868 Ames Ave, is open to ages 13-18. Parents must complete a permission slip. Kick Back hours are 6-10 pm. Activities include, games, computers, guest facilitators, and more. Food will be served. For more info, phone 402.444.4849.
July 26 – AARP will host an educational program on living with Alzheimer’s disease from 11 am – 1 pm at the Malcolm X Foundation, 3448 Evans St. Featured speakers are Alzheimer’s Midlands Chapter President Vivyonne Ewing and Public Policy Director Clayton Freeman. The event is free and open to the public. For more info, phone Mary at 402.457.5169.
July 26 – Morning Star Baptist Church, 2019 Burdette St., will serve a hot meal to all who are homeless and hungry from 11 am – 1 pm. Rev. Dr. Leroy E. Adams Jr said they will nourish and feed the body and soul with a hot meal and words of encouragement. For more info, phone 402.342.0018.
July 26 - Amarathus Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Stars Prince Hall Affiliated Nebraska Jurisdiction invites the community to their annual picnic to be held on the 357 Club patio, 2414 Ames, from 12-6 pm.
The registration deadline for Native Omaha Days in Southern California (10/16-10/19/2014) has been extended until 8/1/14. RSVP to Dolores Wesley, Pasadena, CA 626.791.7076 or Dorothy Smith, Phoenix, AZ 602.369.7944.