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Notes: Email your events 2 weeks in advance to Marguerita@omahastarinc.com
Omaha Star Events Calendar
November 29, 2013 Issue
November 29 – Ceremonial tree lighting for North Omaha will begin at 5 pm at Dreamland Park. Viewers will be treated to a musical performance and hot chocolate.
November 30 – Small Business Saturday. Shop small and local.
December 1 – Barnes & Noble will hold a holiday book fair to benefit the Douglas County Youth Center from 10 am until 7 pm. A percentage of designated sales will benefit the youth center library. Sales continue online at BN.Com/bookfairs. Use Book Fair ID 1117372 when placing orders.
December 1 – The Fred G. Dale Planetarium at Wayne State College begins "Season of Light" at 1:30 p.m. "Season of Light" traces the history of many of the world's most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season. There is a suggested donation for all shows. For more information, visit www.wsc.edu/planetarium.
December 3 – Omaha is home to four sex researches who form the Omaha-based Midlands Sexual Health Research collaborative. These “sexperts” will appear at the next Omaha Science Café at 7 pm at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. This is the first in a 4-part series that will be held over the next year at various dates dealing with different sexual health topics.
December 4 – Enjoy the sounds of the season during Holiday Under Glass in Joslyn’s glass atrium from 12-12:45 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays. Featured entertainers are Grace University: Chorale, Chamber Singers and Women’s Choir.
December 4 – OmahaJobs.com will host a job fair at the Comfort Inn, 7007 Grover St, from 1-5 pm.
December 4 – Nebraska Families Collaborative (NFC) will hold its next Community Advisory Board Meeting from 6-7:30 pm at Girls, Inc., 2811 N. 45th. The theme is Changes in Magellan of Nebraska. A portion of the meeting is set aside for public comments, questions and concerns. A light meal is provided.
December 5 – ENCAP, 2406 Fowler Ave., will host an informational session from 5-7 pm, to provide you with information regarding your health care choices. An overview of the Affordable Care Act and Marketplace will be presented with additional time provided for questions and answers. You will then have time to meet individually with a Certified Navigator to provide you with specific information for your needs and assist with enrollment. Light Refreshments will be served. For more info or to register, contact Jared Westbrook 402.453.5656 ext. 202.
December 6 – – Enjoy the sounds of the season during Holiday Under Glass in Joslyn’s glass atrium from 12-12:45 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays. Featured entertainers are the Central High School Singers & String Quartet.
December 7 – Christmas Extravaganza Sale & Auction – Women’s Bling-Bling Galore! 9 am until… Raffle prizes, free gifts. James Tinsley Villa Clubhouse, 5304 N. 58th Plaza Circle (1 block east of 60th & Fort).
December 7 – The Holiday Market returns to Aksarben Village from 10 am – 5 pm. More than 45 vendors will offer one-of-a-kind gifts and delicious holiday treats.
December 7 – Holidays in Rockbrook Village will provide holiday fun for families and shoppers from 11 am until 3 pm.
December 7 – Join the community for the 3rd year of a new holiday tradition and community celebration. Christmas in the Village will be held from 12-5 pm. Events include live holiday music and a nativity scene, candy cane lane and Mrs. Claus Cookie Shop to name a few. Everything happens on 24th Street between Ohio and Burdette Streets.
December 8 – The Holiday Market returns to Aksarben Village from 10 am – 5 pm. More than 45 vendors will offer one-of-a-kind gifts and delicious holiday treats.
December 8 – Wells Fargo presents the 2013 Holiday Lights Family Festival from 12-5 pm at various venues including: Wells Fargo, W. Dale Clark Library, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha Children’s Museum, and Omaha Police Mounted Patrol Barn. Families can park at any participating venue to access free trolley service provided by Ollie the Trolley.
December 8 – The public is invited to the free Hoops for Hope fundraiser in support of Catholic Charities’ programs prior to the Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Creighton Bluejays basketball game at 2 pm at the Old Mattress Factory, 501 N. 13th St. The event will feature free appetizers, a cash bar and raffle prizes.
December 9 – Charles Drew Health Center will host a health care forum, in order to better inform the community and the uninsured about the Affordable Care Act, at 6 pm at the Washington branch library, 2868 Ames Ave. To speak with a Certified Application Counselor, phone 402.457.1207.