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In The Village

Things to do, people to see, places to go…

                                                         December 12, 2014 Edition

December 12 – Clair Memorial UMC, 5544 Ames Ave, will host their 6th annual December Giveaway from 7 am – 12 pm & 2-7 pm.  Items for donations will be accepted at the church Dec. 8-10, from 5-7 pm.  On the days of the giveaway, all items will be free.  Visitors may only participate once during the giveaway.  Items available include clothing, toys, furniture, canned goods and more.


December 12 – 8th Annual State of African-Americans Summit:  Accelerating Our Progress at Metro Community College, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm.  For more info, visit


December 13 – Enjoy all you can eat pancakes when the Omaha Parks Foundation hosts Pancakes for the Parks at LongHorn Steakhouse, 7425 Dodge St., from 7:30-10:00 am.  This year’s proceeds will benefit the 15 community centers in our city.  Tickets are priced for individuals or groups of six and can be purchased in advance at 402.926.8299 or


December 13 – Mayor Jean Stothert will report on “The State of North Omaha” at 9:30 am at Metropolitan Community College.  The Mayor’s report will include updates on the City’s 2015 budget, funding for the Step-Up Omaha Summer Jobs Program, public safety and other topics of community interest.  Police Chief Todd Schmaderer will report on crime and crime prevention.


December 14 – Support veterans and enjoy a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 pm at the Great Plains Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7612 Maple St.  The low cost per person will support more than 800 veterans who will converge on Omaha, Aug. 8-15, 2015, to participate in the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs 29th National Veterans Golden Age Games.


December 16 – The Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Group invites all individuals providing care or support to people affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia to attend their support and educational session at 5 pm at Immanuel Pathways, 5755 Sorenson Pkwy.  Phone Cheryl at 402.493.1373 or Anna at 402.991.8435.


December 17 – Enjoy the sounds of the season during Holiday Under Glass, Joslyn’s annual holiday luncheon concert series in the museum’s glass atrium from 12-12:45 pm.  The featured guest is UNO Madrigali et al.


December 18 – Deadline for submission of articles for the Dec. 26, 2014 issue, 12 pm.


December 19 – Love’s Jazz & Arts Center’s Jazz After 5 featured band is Tha Jazzy Truth.  Enjoy business and social networking and live music at 6:30 pm.  Members are free.  Low admission cost for others.

December 21 – Zion’s Annual Christmas production entitled “for Unto Us a Child is Born” will be held in the ZBC fellowship hall at 4 pm. A reception will follow the production.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  This event is sponsored by the Worship/Drama, Music and Sunday School ministries.

December 24 – Deadline for submission of articles for the Jan. 2, 2015 issue, 12 pm.

December 27 – It’s Saturday Live!  Kick it with R-Style at Love’s Jazz & Arts Center, 2510 N. 24th St.  Doors open at 8 pm.  Live music begins at 9:30.  For reserve seating, phone 402.502.5291.