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Omaha Star

  August 29, 2014

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


August 29 – Spend an Evening with Calvin Keys at Love’s Jazz & Arts Center, 2510 N. 24th St.  Doors open at 6 pm.  Showtime is 7:00.

August 29 – The Camille Metoyer Moten Band will close out the Rockbrook Village summer concert series from 7-8 pm in the Village’s entertainment plaza at 108th & West Center Rd.

August 29 – Urban Omaha Entertainment presents Sundresses & Summer Suits featuring Chad Stoner Band from 8-10 pm at Field Club of Omaha, 3615 Woolworth Ave, followed by a Ballroom Soiree featuring DJ Bizzy B from 10 pm – midnight.  For more info, phone Miguel at 402.915.2863.

August 30 – North Omaha Community Voter Rally “History Needs Our Response, With One Accord” from 9:30 am – noon at Fontenelle Park.  Praise and worship music, meet & greet the candidates, special guests, free refreshments.

August 30 – The Joy of Life Outreach Ministry team will “Praise Him in the Park” from 12-3 pm at Heartland of America Park.  This Gospel Fest is free to the public.  There will be gospel music, praise dances, short talks, testimonials, prayer and the spoken word of God.  Take your lawn chairs.  Free food and refreshments.

August 31 – Love’s Jazz & Arts Center presents R-Style Live at An All White Party at 9:00 pm.  Happy hour at 8 pm.  For cost, or to reserve tables, phone 402.502.5291.

August 31 – Urban Omaha Entertainment presents Lights, Camera, Fashion Rooftop Party featuring DJ Bizzy B + DJ Real at Blatt Beer & Table, 610 N. 12th St., from 9 pm – 1 am. For more info, phone Miguel at 402.915.2863.

September 2 – Teens interested in participating in The Rose Theater’s Broken Mirror production should attend an audition from 6:30-8:00 pm at 2001 Farnam St.  Auditionees must be 13-18 years old.  Broken Mirror examines the complex issues that affect real girls in today’s cover-girl world.  Each year, the company of young women use poetry, improv, comedy, music and more to create a dynamic piece that is exciting, daring, and thought-provoking.  Auditions will also be held on Saturday, 9/6, from 12-2 pm. 

September 5 – Omaha Midnight Run hosts its annual 5k race, raising money for The Hope Center for Kids’ daily programs.  The race begins at 11:59 pm in the Dockerville parking lot at 14th & Mike Fahey Dr. and will be followed by a party and awards presentation at Dockerville.  Registration includes a race bib, glow stick, time chip and a Dri Fit shirt.  To register, visit or

September 6 – It’s time to talk about sex, pregnancy & relationships when The Halo Project presents “Healing And Loving Ourselves,” a North Omaha Women’s Health Retreat from 10 am – 3 pm at the TAC building, 3215 Cuming St.  Admission is free.  Lunch, gifts and giveaways are provided.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.  For more info, or to register, phone 402.559.0660.      

September 7 – Rev. Wayne J. Banks and the Pleasant Green Baptist Church family invite the community to join them as they dedicate their new home, 5555 Larimore Ave.  During the Open House, from 1-3:30 pm, there will be tours of the facility, food, entertainment and fellowship.  The Dedication Service will begin at 4 pm.  The guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. Cedric L. Perkins, pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church.

September 7 – Join Habitat Omaha for an afternoon of fun, hands-on learning about the importance of safe, affordable housing in the community and around the world.  With help from members of the Union for Contemporary Art, students in grades K-12 will work together to create inspirational window and door coverings, brightening up neighborhoods with blighted homes.  The winning team will receive a $250 donation for their favorite nonprofit.  For more info, contact Janneane Gerot at 402.884.6691.


   Save the Date


September 10 – International Fathers Take Your Children to School Day.  For local info, phone Willie Hamilton at 402.502.2018.

September 18 – “A Day for YOU” Grandparents Conference will be held at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church.  For more info, phone Janet Miller at 402.996.8444.

September 18 – Second Annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference.  For more info, visit

September 18-20 – Third Annual African American Leadership Conference.  For more info, phone 402.502.5153.


September 23 – Charles Drew Health Center invites the public to spend The Evening with Chef Marvin Woods at the Hilton Omaha at 6:00 pm.  For more info, phone 402.457.1216.