Events Information

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Omaha Star

  July 25, 2014

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


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 3-5-7 Club patio, 2414 Ames, from 12-6 pm.

July 27 – Allen Chapel AME Women’s Day Celebration is at 4 pm at the church.  The celebration highlights and strengthens the work of AME church women.  For more info, phone 402.734.3399.

July 27 – Pleasant Green Baptist Church presents a dinner theatre production – “Don’t Throw Mama Away” at Benson High at 5 pm.  For tickets or more info, phone 402.346.8427.

July 28 – Last opportunity to relax and see a movie under the stars at Midtown Crossing.  Movie begins at sunset.

July 31 – The Urban League, 3040 Lake St, will celebrate the legacy and leadership of Whitney Young Jr. from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.  The mayor will offer a proclamation.  Refreshments will be served.  For more info, phone 402.451.1066.

July 31 -To introduce business owners and local executives to the Omar Baking Building a free open house will be held from 4 –7 pm. Visitors will get tours of the building and enjoy complimentary wine, beer, and hors d’oeuvres. The event is free, but RSVPs are required. Those interested in attending should email

 August 1-3 – Tech High All Class Reunion.  For more info, visit:

 August 1 – 2nd Annual History on the Greens Benefit Golf Tournament sponsored by Hayes and Associates, Shoreline Golf Course, Carter Lake—8 am registration, 9:00 scramble start.  For registration or more info, phone Terri Sanders at 402.216.3852.

 August 1 – Love’s Jazz & Arts Center, 2510 N. 24th St, welcomes Omaha Tech High classes (1923-1984) with live music by Tha Jazzy Truth featuring Brian Saxkeys Holland at 6:15 pm.  To reserve a table, get ticket cost or more info, phone 402.502.5291.

August 1 – Michel’le in concert for One Night Only at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St.  Omaha’s own R-Style is the opening act.  Door open at 8 pm, show at 9:00.  Must be 21 or older.  Tickets are available at the Slowdown.  For more info, phone 402.612.2246.

August 2 – 21st annual Circle of Stars Football Camp at Central High School Seeman Field from 9 am – 2 pm for youth ages 4-14.  The registration fee includes lunch and a camp T-shirt.  For registration costs and more info, phone 402.612.2246.

August 2 – More than 3,500 walkers are expected to attend the 2014 JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes at the Lewis & Clark Landing.  To register or for more info, phone 402.397.2873.

August 2 – The Logan Fontenelle Residence Alumni Assn. will host the 1st annual Resident’s Reunion at N.P. Dodge Park from 10 am – 10 pm.  This is a family event with food, fellowship and activities for all.  There is a reduced cost for tickets purchased in advance.  Family value packs are available for pre order.  Children under 4 years are free.  For tickets and more info, phone 402.709.7722 or 402.812.2225.

August 2 – The Omaha Home for Boys Family Fun and Safety Event from 10 am-1 pm at Wurdeman Education Center, south entrance of campus on 52nd and Ames.  The event will feature the Nebraska Masonic Child Identification Program (CHIP) which allows parents to create a kit of identifying materials for their child, free of charge. There will also be back-to-school safety tips from the Omaha Police Department, crafts, and activities for children of all ages, information about the Nebraska Children’s Home Society, and Fire Station #41 will visit at 11 am and share fire safety information.  For more info, phone 402.457.7014.

August 2 – The Love of Art & Music (LOVAM) Festival is a free family event to be held at Metropolitan Community College Fort Omaha campus from 12-5 pm.  Featured live musical performances include saxophonist Paul Taylor (Las Vegas) and R&B Band Soul School (Denver).  National visual artist and Native Omahan Ansel Melvin Butler (Atlanta) will be a special guest.  Events include drill team performances and a performance by Girls, Inc.  There is something for everyone; kids play area, visual artists, food, and merchant vendors.  For more info, phone Lanesa Ballew at 402.968.0984.

August 3 – Fight for the Spotlight – Talent Showcase and Chicken & Waffles Feed will be held at the Hope Skate Center, 2200 N. 20th St, from 3-7 pm.  Celebrity Judge will be WBO Lightweight Champion Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford.  Proceeds will benefit Danita Webb, a cancer survivor.


,                     Save the Date


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.

New Era & Second Chance Productions present “You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone,” on August 8th at the Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St. at 8 pm.  For tickets or more info, phone 402.341.6270