Community Calendar

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Rev. Dr. Jim Keck to speak October 2nd

What: Rev. Jim Keck to speak, "Five Reasons It's Lame and the One Reason it's invaluable."
When: Thursday, October 2nd at 7pm, at First-Plymouth Church.
Where: First-Plymouth Church, 20th & D St.

Dr. Keck will talk frankly about the glaring shortcomings of the Christian Church in America, but also reclaim its true genius.

For more information call 402-476-7565 or visit


Hoptober Pressed

What: Porridge Papers will be hosting its third annual Hoptober Pressed.  Local artist have created beer themed art to be sold and each piece will be letterpress printed on our small batch, handcrafted beer paper.
When: Friday, October 3rd from 7p to 11p
Where: Porridge Papers, 1422 South St., Lincoln, Ne 68502
Free Event

Blue Blood Brewing, Modern Monks Brewery and Zipline Brewing Co. will be serving up their delicious beer.  And once again the Bolzen Beer Band will be filling the studio with their beer themed party punk polka.

Participating artists include Jared Heintzelman, Mike Hegberg, Jacol Chapman, Bruce Hartford 111, Ian Huebert, Janelle Stevenson, Bennett Holzworth, Rachel Svoboda, Anthony Banks, and Lydia Frederick


Lincoln Artists Guild

What: Lincoln Artist Guild's Art Gallery First Friday Opening Reception.
When: Friday, October 3, 5-8pm
Where: Lower Level, Out of the Box, 366 N. 48th Street (enter on the east side)

Original artwork created by the member artists of the Lincoln Artists' Guild

Refreshments and music by Marcia Claesson and her amazing autoharp.  There's lots of parking available at the lower level of Out of the Box and in the North West part of the Office Depot parking lot next door or to the east of Out of the Box lower level.

All artwork is original and for sale.  Over 30 member artist are represented in this professional and friendly cooperative gallery.  The exhibit is changed often, a new art work is unveiled not only at the First Friday night opening, but during the month.  Artwork includes: contemporary and traditional art of all kinds and styles, furniture, folk art, glass, wood carvings, photography, metal sculptures, paper art, watercolors, acrylics, collages, oil paintings, pottery, stained glass, and many other one of a kind original art.


NAND Fuel up with Color 5k and 1 mile Kids Course

What: NAND Fuel up with Color 5k and 1 mile Kids Course
When: October 4th, 8:30am
Where: Holmes Lake Recreation
Hosted by: Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

This year's 5K Race and 1 Mile Kids Course will be both competitive for those runners who are actively involved in races, as well as family-focused to promote fitness and healthy eating in Nebraska families, while having fun.

Nutrition messages will be spread out along the course to remind you the importance of healthy eating and fueling our bodies with COLOR! 

A portion of this year's proceeds will be donated to Food Banks across Nebraska, and the Backpack Program, whose mission is to help alleviate child hunger in southeast Nebraska.  Food and dollar donations will also be collected for Food Banks across Nebraska, with a chance to win prizes for every donation. 

To learn more about the race, go to   Early bird registration ends on September 26th, but you can sign up to run up until race day!  All runners who sign up before September 26th are guaranteed a race t-shirt, swag bag full of healthy food and coupons and post-race healthy snacks.

2014 Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk

What: The Physicians of Urology, P.C. are excited to announce the upcoming 2014 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk hosted by Urology, P.C.
When: October 4th, at 1p.
Where: Railyard/Pinnacle Bank Arena area and features at 5K run, a 1 mile fun walk, and a kid's superhero Dash for Dad.

ZERO is a national 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization with the mission to end prostate caner.  ZERO leads the fight to end the disease by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families.

Women of Faith Event

What: Women of Faith Event-America Leading Christian Event for Women!
When: Starts at 7p Friday October 3rd and again on Saturday October 4th at 9a.
Where: Pinnacle Bank Arena

Featured speakers, Anita Renfroe, Patsy Clairmont, Lisa Harper, Sheila Walsh, Christine Caine, Lysa TerKeurst, Musicians - Matthew West and Nicole Nordeman.

Tickets:  Use JN20 code to get discount price

Capital City Step UP for Down Syndrome Walk

What: Capital City Step UP For Down Syndrome Walk.
When: Saturday, October 4th.  Registration at 8a, 9:30 the walk.
Where: Antelope Park, (30th and A).

The Step Up for Down Syndrome walk is a fun and uplifting family event to raise funds and awareness about Down Syndrome in our community.  Participants can enjoy the String Beans, face painting, cotton candy and more!
If you have questions


LPSAOP Craft Fair and Bake Sale

What: LPSAOP Craft Fair and Bake Sale.
When: October 4th from 10a to 3p
Where: North Star High School, 5801 North 33rd Street.

Lincoln Public Schools Association of Office Professionals invites you to attend a fun filled day of Arts and Crafts!  Only $1 for entry.

Crafts from many local vendors!  Concession sales benefit the North Star Dazzlers.  Baked Goods for sale from LPSAOP's best chefs!

Vendors welcome...Contact


Lincoln North Star -The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

What: Lincoln North Star High School will be putting on their fall show, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." by Mary and Andrew Arnault.
When:  Thursday, October 2nd at 7p, Friday, October 3 at 7pm, Saturday, October 4th at 2:30p, and 7p.
Where: Lincoln North Star High School
Prices: $7 adults, $5 students.  Reserved seating.  Tickets available online, for more info go to or
Tickets also available at the door.


Havelock UMC Fall Craft and Vendor Fair

What: Havelock UMC Fall Craft and Vendor Fair
When: Saturday, October 4, 9am to 3pm
Where: Havelock United Methodist Church, 4140 N 60th Street

Craft, Vendors, Food.

For more info, contact the church office at 466-6736

Pet Blessing Ceremony

What: Pet Blessing Ceremony
When: Saturday, October 4th from 11a to 2p
Where: 135th N. 31st Street (off "O" Street)

Our ministers will be available to individually bless each animal friend.  Blessing Certificates will be given.
If your pets do not travel well, or do well around other pets, bring a picture or just share their name.  We can bless them in absentia.  If they have died, we are honored to remember them and bless them.  We invite you to join us in this fun & sacred sharing experience.

Pet supplies will be gratefully collected for Cause for Paws, Lincoln No Kill and The Cat House Shelters

Questions?  Phone: 402-476-6887 email


VA Coffeehaus

What: VA Coffeehaus to promote the health and well being of Veterans through music..
When: Saturday, October 4th from 9a to 11a.
Where: The Auditorium which is located on the first floor of the VA Health Care Facility on the far North end of the Building (600 S. 70th).  There is a ground level entrance with stairs up to the Auditorium found inside the door.  An elevator is also found near this entrance.  Parking is available on the north side of the building.

Live music for this VA Coffeehaus will be an open jam session.  Bring an instrument so you can join in on the music making or just come by to enjoy listening to what is created that day.  Past Coffeehaus jam sessions have been wonderful toe-tapping experiences for both players and listeners alike!

Refreshments will be provided and the public is encouraged and welcome to attend.

2nd Annual Eye Run

What: 2nd Annual Eye Run
When: Sunday, October 5th at 1pm
Where: Holmes Lake Park
Hosted by Christain Record Services for the Bline

5K * 10K Virtual Fun Run, an eye health education event.
Funds raised will support free services and programs for people who are blind or visually impaired.
The Virtual Version of the event is open for anyone worldwide who wants to run for eye health October 5th.  Participants who cannot attend the Lincoln event can run or walk the 5K or 10K from anywhere in the world.

Visit to run, walk, volunteer, or for more information.


The Traveling Dolls

What: The Traveling Dolls
When: Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 3p
Where: New Visions Community UMW...Calvary United Methodist Church site 1610 South 11th Street.
Love Offering to help defray expenses.

The Traveling Dolls are a very large collection of "restored" dolls.  While serving in mission in Appalachia, Ruth A. Wiertzeman became the "Doll Doctor" for donated dolls that need some TLC before they could be placed on the shelves of the mission thrift store.

Over 75 of the collection now travel to many places where they facilitate the mission story, and create awreness of the hidden beauty to be discovered all around us. 


SS. Peter & Paul Duck & Ham Dinner

What: SS. Peter & Paul Church Duck and Ham Dinner
When: Sunday, October 5th.  Serving from 11a to 3p
Where: SS. Peter & Paul Church, Abie, Nebraska,  Nine miles North of HWY 92 (head north at sign for Bruno which is 2 miles east of Brainard turnoff), 14 miles Northeast of David City (1 mile north of David City turn right on HWY 128 thru Bruno to Abie) 14 miles southeast of Schuyler (take Hwy 15 to Linwood spur-go east to Abie sign - north  to Abie).

Duck And Ham Dinner served Buffet Style with Dumplings, Sauerkraut, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, Salads, Rolls, Pies, Desserts & Kolaches.


Cake Walk & Cash Raffle, Silent Quilt Auction Games.....Live Auction at 4p.


22nd Annual Walk To Remeber

What: "A Time and Place to Remember," The 22nd Annual Walk to Remember Memorial Service.
When: Sunday, October 5th from 1-2pm
Where: Lincoln Memorial Park, 14th and Pine Lake.
All Family and Friends who have experienced the death of an infant
Sponsors: Bryan Health, Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, HOPE-a Parent Support Group: Remembering Our Children, Inc.

The walk to remember takes place each October during National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month to remember the 870-thousand babies who die each year through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or newborn death.  The Walk symbolically unites those who have experienced the loss and those who care for them, ad raises public awareness to ensure parents receive the sensitivity they deserve. 

The babies' names will be written on slips of paper and placed in the soil around the roots of a Snowdrift Crab tree that was dedicated in 1993 as a living memorial to babies who have died in 1994, a burial marker and plaque were dedicated.

A flower bulb will be distributed to each family.  a bulb planted in the fall brings a bloom of rememberance in the spring.

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

What: Avon Fundraiser for Breast Cancer.
When: Sunday, September 28th Thru October 6th.
Where: In front of Sears at Gateway Mall.

A portion of the sales of select Avon Products will got to support Breast Cancer Awareness.
Avon is the largest corporate supporter of Breast Cancer Awareness!

UNL Wind Ensemble Opens Season

What: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Wind Ensemble begins the 2014-2015 season with a study of contrast, juxtaposing the expected and the unexpected.
When: Wednesday, October 8th at 7:30p
Where: Kimball Recital Hall.  The performance will also be live webcast.
Cost to the Event is $5 for general admission and $3 for Students/Seniors.  To view the webcast the night of the event, visit

The concert will have a distinctly American Flavor with the works of Ives, Copland, Newman, Forte, and Bernstein seasoned with a dash of international flair from Stravinsky and Schmidt.

For a full listing of all of the Glenn Korff School of Music web casts, including past performances, visit 

If you've never heard the UNL Wind Ensemble, this is a great opportunity to sample the full range this band has to offer.


Johnny Carson School of Theatre & film

What:Fall shows at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Unity (1918)
October 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 @7:30...19 @ 2p.
Studio Theatre, Temple Building
12th & R
A deadly illness, A small town, An unlikely hero

William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost
November: 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 @ 7:30pm ...23rd @ 2pm
Howell Theatre, Temple Building
12th & R, Lincoln
Love's Labor's Lost is a comedy complete with disguises and mistaken identities

Time Stands Still
October: 22, 23, 24 @ 7:30pm....26 @ 2pm
Lab Theatre (Third Floor), Temple Building 12th & R, Lincoln
Journalist Sarah and James return to their home in Brooklyn together after documenting war in the middle east.

December: 4, 5, 6 @7:30pm....7 @ 2pm.
Lab Theatre (Third Floor), Temple Building
12 & R, Lincoln, Ne
A mother and son arrive in a Colorado town and are greeted with a summer of quirky characters and sexual awakening.

Tickets - 402-472-4747
on sale September 8th


Safe Quarters For Friendship Home

What: 12th Annual Safe Quarters for Friendship Home.
When: Sunday, October 12th from 10a-5p
Where: Headquartered at Union College (3800 S 48th St).

Safe Quarters is a one-day, community-wide effort to raise funds and awareness for victims of domestic violence.  Teams of volunteers will canvass the city knocking on the door of every Lincoln household to collect financial contributions to benefit the families that will seek safe shelter at Friendship Home this year.

To register a team, visit and click on the "Safe Quarters' tab.  For more information, contact Lauren at or 402-434-0167

5th Annual Meow and Chow

What: 5th Annual Meow and Chow
When: Sunday, October 12th.  Doors open at 5p.  Bingo begins at 6:30p
Where:Scotish Rite Temple, 16th & L Streets, Lincoln
Cost $25 donation at the door.

All-you-can-eat soup, plus bread, desserts and beverages.  Fun raffle and a great night of bingo, all benefiting two of Lincoln's biggest forces in animal welfare!

Contact: The Cat House, 402-441-9593,
Lincoln Animal Ambassadors, 402-817-1168,


Waffleman coming to Elmwood

What: The Waffleman is coming to Elmwood.
When: Sunday, October 12th, 9am to Noon.
Where: Elmwood Fire Station

All You Can Eat Begian Waffles, 5 Flavored Syrups Sausage and Drinks.  Free will Donation.

Donations will be used to upgrade our Defibrillators.  StarCare will be visiting at 10am - Weather Permitting.

The Waffleman will continue to serve his famous waffles as long as people keep coming.


Brownville Concert Series Presents Carole J. Bufford

What: The Brownville Concert Series is thrilled to bring singer Carole J. Bufford.
When: She will make her Brownville Debut and perform in Cabaret Friday and Saturday, October 10th & 11th at 7:30 and in Concert on Sunday October 12th at 2pm.  She will also be making a guest appearance for the students at Lourdes Catholic HIgh School in Nebraska City on Friday, October 10th.
Cabaret Tickets are $25, concert tickets are $19 ($15 for students).   To purchase tickets online go to  for call 402-825-3331.

The New York Times describes Carole as "an earthier, more acerbic, 21st century Barbara Streisand.  Carole Bufford has become one of the most sought after young performers in the New York cabaret and Jazz scene.  She recently made her London Debut to great critical acclaim.

Benefit Concert for those driven from their homes in Iraq

What: Benefit Concert for those driven from their homes by violence in Iraq.
When: October 12, 2014 (Sunday) 4p to 5:15p
Where: College View Church, 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, Ne
Cost: Benefit Offering

Stripped of every penny and nearly every posession, over 1.8 million people of every faith and ethnicity have been forced from their homes and ancestral lands by ISIS forces.  Join College View Academy musicians, community performing artists and Mayor Chris Beutler in a benefit concert to support humanitarian organizations serving those driven from their homes by violence in Iraq.  Proceeds from the benefit concert will go to support AFM (Adventist Frontier Missions) conducting medical ministry in the region.

UNL Archery 1st Annual 3-D Archery Shoot

What: UNL Archery 1st Annual 3-D Archery Shoot
When: Sunday, October 12th.  Registration begins at 8am, Shooting 9a- 4pm, Awards 5pm.
Where: Outdoor Education Center at 4703 N. 44th Street, Lincoln.
Price Per Round, Kids 15 and Under....$5
College Students (w/ID)....$10
General Public (no ID)....$15

Outdoor 25 target 3-D, Indoor 25 Meter 5-spot, beginners genesis indoor 15 yard bulls eye, and indoor SACO slingshot range.

UNL Archery's biggest fundraiser of the year!  Men's and women's division geared towards shooters of all agest, and abilities.  There will be food, games, competiton, and door prizes. 

UNL Symphony Orchestra Performs "Journeys in the Imagination

What: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphony Orchestra will perform "Journeys in the Imagination".
When: October 12th at 3pm
Where: In the Glen Korff School of Music in the Kimball Recital Hall.

Dr. Jeffrey McCray, bassoon, will also perform Weber's Bassoon Concerto in F major on a program featuring Schumann's Symphony No. 3 ("Rhenish"), Mussorgsky's Dawn on the Moscow River and Stravinsky's Firebird Suite (1919).

The performance is $5 for general admission and $3 for students/seniors


An Evening Of Choirs

What: An Evening of Choirs, featuring the All-Collegiate Choir, the Varsity Men's Chorus and the University Chorale.
When: Monday, October 13th at 7:30pm
Where: Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

University students, employees, and Lincoln area community members will join vocal forces as the All-Collegiate Choir.

The Glenn Korff School of Music Event is $5 General Admission and $3 for Students/Seniors.


Capitol City Step Up for Down Sydrome Walk

What: 2014 Capital City Steop Up for Down Syndrome Walk, and Samuel's Possee.
When: October 4, 2014.
Where: The walk is 1 mile and starts at Antelope Park (by 33rd and A Streets), but there will be so much more than just the walk!   There will also be food and fun for the whole family.

This event supports the Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska (DSAF).  The monies raised from the Step Up Walk will pay for information for parents and educators, programs for families impacted by Down Sydrome, fun outings for families, and so much more. 

How can you help?  You can support our team, Samuel's Posse, by walking or donating.

Go to

UNL Symphonic Band

What: Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphonic Band, conducted by Tony Falcone with Graduate Teaching Assistant Conductor Chris Barnes, for its season premiere concert.
When: October 14th at 7:30pm
Where: Kimball Recital Hall

The program entitled, And Through Eternity, I'll Sing On, focuses on works based on or derived from hymns.  Works by Alfred Reed, J.S. Bach, Fisher Tull, Pavel Tschesnokoff, Donald Grantham and Clifton Williams will be featured.

This Glen Korff School of Music Performance is General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.

Kimmel Harding Exhibit

What: The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts presents a new exhibition, "CURRENTS: Work of Michael and Anne Burton."
When: Beginning Tuesday, September 2nd and continuing through October 16th.  The gallery reception will be held September 4th from 5-7pm..  The Reception coincides with KHN's regular first Thursday Open Studio event.

Michael and Anne Burton are a husband and wife team who often collaborate on animations and exhibitions.  Michael and Anne live and work in Lincoln. 

The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts is located at 801 3r Corso in Nebraska City, and is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm as well as Apple Jack Saturday, September 20th from noon to 5pm.

Both the exhibit and the reception are free, handicapped accessible, and open to the public.

For more information call 402-874-9600 or visit

Nova/Business and Professional Women Fall Leadership Festival

What: Nova/Business and Professional Women Fall Leadership Festival
When: Thursday, October 16th, 5:15 to 9p
]Where: Hilcrrest Country Club, 8901 "O" Street

This event is a fundraiser for local non-profits that assist women and their families and is hosted by the Lincoln Nova Chapter of Business and Professional Women (BPW).  Registration is $25 per person and includes dinner and entertainment by T. Marni Voss.  Attendees may purchase raffle tickets, bid on silent auction items and browse the Vendor Showcase.

For more information regarding registration and raffle tickets, learn more online at or contact Kari Brandt at or Tera

9th Annual Monster Dash Fun Run

What: 9th Annual Monster Dash Fun Run - Proceeds to Benefit Child Advocacy Center.
When: Saturday, October 18th at 7:30am
Where: Roca Berry Farm in Roca
Registration is $25 for the 5K and $15 for the 1 mile.  Registration is available online through (keywords: 9th Annual Monster Dash) or via a mail-in registration form which is available online at (located on the Event Calendar page).  Registrations must be received by September 30th to be guaranteed a race t-shirt.

Awards for Best Costume will be given to one adult and one child.

The Monster Dash is a 5K or 1 mile fun run through the countryside at Roca Berry Farm in Roca, Nebraska.

Lincoln Education Harvest of Shredding Event

What: Harvest of Shredding Event
When: Saturday, October 18th from 9am to 11am
Where: Lincoln Education Association 4920 Normal Blvd (49th and Normal, North Side of the Street, East Parking Lot)


"Can The World Feed Nine Billion People" Lecture Series

What: 2014 Sorensen Lecture, jointly sponsored by the Unitarian Church of Lincoln and UNL School of Natural Resources.  Speaker: Honorable Douglas Bereuter, 13-term First District Congressman and President Emeriturs of the Asia Foundation.  Title: "Can the World Feed Nine Billion People? Implications for Nebraska."
When: Sunday, October 19th, 7pm
Where: Hardin Hall Auditorium, 33rd and Holdrege
Free and Open to the Public

The Stage Theater Presents Don't Dress For Dinner

What: The Stage Theater Presents Don't Dress For Dinner, a two-act play by Marc Camoletti, adapted by Robin Hawdon.
When: October 9th-12th & 16th-19th.
Tickets are on sale now and may be reserved by calling the STAGE Theater Box Office at: 402-512-1808.
For more information, please call Robert Wamsley, Artistic Director, at 402-580-2435 or

"DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER' features a cast of 6 (three men and three women) and tells the story of Bernard who plans "a romantic rendezvous with his mistress....complete with a gourmet caterer and an alibi courtesy of his friend, Robert.  But when Bernard's wife learns that Robert will be visiting for the weekend, she decides to stay in town for a surprise tryst of her own...setting the stage for a collision course of assumed identities.  The cook is Suzette, the love is Suzanne, the friend is bewildered, the wife is suspicious, the husband is losing his mind."  A good time is guaranteed to be had by all at this hilarious romp.

The Stage Theater is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) theater organization in Hickman, Nebraska.


ACF Chefs and Apprentices of Nebraska Fundraising Dinner

What: ACF Professional Chefs and Apprentices of Nebraska Fundraising Dinner
When: Sunday, October 19th, Doors open at 5:45pm, with dinner served at 6p. 
Where: The Landing in Williamsburg Village.
Tickets: $50. per person or $190 for a table of four, $270 (for six) or $340 (for 8).  Price includes six courses, two kinds of bread, and three glases of wine.  For tickets, call Rob Epps at 402-437-2526 or email him at

Professional Chefs and Apprentices of Nebraska, a non-profit chapter of the American Culinary Federation will hold their 2014 Fundraising dinner Sunday, October 19th at The Landing in Williamsburg Village.

The group will be preparing a six-course "Around the World" theme meal to raise funds for the Food Bank of Lincoln, the American Culinary Federation Chef & Child Foundation, and scholarships for members of the Professional Chefs and Apprentices of Nebraska.

The menu for the dinner features Traditional Swedish appetizers, West African peanut shrimp soup, Portuguese Sweet and Russian Rye Breads, Roasted French beet and grapefruit salad, Indian orange ginger spice sorbet, Beef Wellington-style strip loin, with mashed red and sweet potatoes and citrus Brussel Sprouts, Mexican Kahlua flan with Tequila laced whipped cream.


Hallam United Church of Christ Fall Dinner

What: Hallan United Church of Christ Fall Dinner
When: Sunday October 19th, 2014, serving from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Where: Hallam United Church of Christ
Free will offering will be accept

Roast Turkey or Ham with homemade stuffing
Mashed Potatoes & gravy
Corn or green beans
Homemade rolls
Cranberry Sauce
Fresh Baked Pie, Angel Food Cake or Brownies
Coffee, inced tea, kool-aid

Quilft raffle tickets will be on sale for the quilt made by our Hallam UCC sewing group.



Divorce Recovery Workshop

What: First-Plymouth Congregational Church will be offering an 8 week workshop "Rebuilding 1 : When your Relationship Ends."
When: Wednesdays, September 3-October 22, from 6:30-8:00pm.
Where: First-Plymouth Congregational Church (20th & D Streets, Lincoln).

We all know others who have been through a divorce, but when it happens to us, we often feel alone and lost.  This class will help you and others who are going through this major life change.

Workshop cost: $30.  Pre-registration is required, call 402-476-7550 to register.

First-Plymouth Congregational Church is located at 2000 D Street, Lincoln, Ne 68502.

For more information call 402-476-7565 or visit


Mad Dads Bike Volunteers

What: Mad Dads are looking for Volunteers to assist in rebuilding 200 bicycles for their Christmas Program giveaway. 
When:  You choose your working hours.  Mad Dads is open Tuesday thru Friday from 9am to 5pm. and Saturday from 9am to 2pm. 
Where: 5610 Seward Ave.

This would be a great opportunity for High School students looking for Public Service hours, and those who need to fill Community Service Hours.
You don't have to be a skilled mechanic.  There are plent of jobs like cleaning bikes up and fixing chains.

Please call Mad Dads at 402-742-0224


Fundraiser for Dance for Parkinsons

What: Lincoln Dance Club Fundraiser for Dance for Parkinsons
When: Friday, October 24th, Social time 6p to 6:45 with a cashbar.  Dinner from 6:45 to 7:30, then dance the night away from 7:30 to 10:30.
Where: Hillcrest Country Club
Cost: $75 per couple includes dinner, dancing & a donation.  Call Jerry & Jan Wolf at 488-5298 for reservations.

Dinner at Hillcrest Country Club followed by Dancing with Skylark.  Guests are invited to help raise funds for "Dance for Parkinson's Classes," held at the Pure Movement Dance Institute

Dance for Parkinson's classes are based on the internationally acclaimed Dance for PD program in which participants explore movement and music in ways that are enjoyable, stimulating and creative.  You can learn more at


Fall Craft Fair - Faith Lutheran Church

What: Fall Craft Fair
When: Saturday, October 25th from 9a to 4p.
Where: Faith Lutheran Church, 8701 Adams Street.

There will be crafters from Lincoln and surrounding areas displaying their homemade items.  Our concession stand will be serving homemade chili, hotdogs, and nachos, so plan to eat lunch while you are there.  We will also have a bake sale featuring lots of homemade goodies to take home.  bring a friend, admission is free.

Lux Center - "Return as Departure"

What: Lux Center for the Arts presents "Return as Departure"  by nationally recognized installation artist Ying Zhu.
When: First Friday opening reception is September 5th from 5p to 8p.  The show will be on view through October 25th. 
Where: Lux Center for the Arts 2601 N. 48th Street

Ying Zhu, will transform the LUX gallery with her mixed media installation art.  Working with unusual materials in a thought provoking way is a hallmark of Zhu's work.  Zhu obtained her MFA at UNL and now resides and works in Omaha, where she has a studio that she shares with various other artists.  "Return as Departure" is sponsored by David Clark Framing, INC. 

Who Was Paul?

What: First-Plymouth Congregational Church (20th & D St. Lincoln) will be offering a new academic Bible Study titled "Who Was Paul?"  led by Dr. Dan Clanton.
When: Wednesdays, October 1-22, at 6:15pm. 
Where: First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D Street, Lincoln, NE

Paul is the earliest and most prolific author in the New Testament, but his ideas and letters can seem confusing.  Join us as we explore Paul's thought and theology, focusing especially on 1 Corinthians and Galations  Dr. Dan Clanton is the Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Doane College in Crete, Ne.

For more information call 402-476-7550 or visit


Light Up The Dark (Halloween Alternative)

What: Light Up the Dark (Halloween Alternative)
When: October 31st from 4p to 8p.
Where: Piedmont Park Church, 4801 A Street.
Cost:  Free

Piedmont Park Church is excited to offer "Light Up the Dark" - a fun & safe Halloween alternative for the entire family!  The church yard will be filled with things to do: bouncy houses, games, yummy food (ex: cotton candy, hotdogs, popcorn), Bible Story themed rooms to walk through, and of course, candy!  This is a FREE event!  Come join us for some family fun anytime between 4-8pm!  More info at: 402-489-1344.

Holiday Extravaganza

What: Holiday Extravaganza.
When: Saturday, November 1st from 9am to 3pm
Where: Milligan Auditorium, Milligan, NE

There will be a nice variety of craft and home business entrepreneurs with great gift ideas for everyone.  There will be door prize drawings throughout the day and free refreshments.  There will also be a fundraiser bake sale, and delicious homemade lunch
For more information call 402-947-8301

Nebraska Dyslexia Association Events

What: Dyslexia Movie to be shown "The Big Picutre: Rethinking Dyslexia."
When: October 16th, 7-8:30pm
Where: NSEA Building, 605 So. 14th St. Lincoln

Proving that dyslexia is a neurological issue and not a character flaw.  THE BIG PICTURE beautifully illustrates that while the condition is an obstacle, it also carries some unique advantages, and ultimately can be overcome.  NO CHARGE!

What: Nebraska Dyslexia Association Fall Celebraton
When: November 1st, 9-11am
Where St. Mark's Methodist Church, 84th & Pioneers, Lincoln. 

Dr. Dennis Molfee, director of UNL's Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior and prolific researcher in reading and learning disabilities, will give the keynote address entitled "Research to Reality: A View from the Brain" at the Nebraska Dyslexia Association's Fall Celebration.  Dr. Molfese will discuss the research surrounding dyslexia and the hopes to eradicate it.  In addition, individuals will share their personal "journey" with dyslexia.  Community leaders will be recognized for their outstanding achievement to increase the awareness of dyslexia and to promote educational efforts to remediate dyslexia.  All are welcome.  


7th Annual ACS Hope Gala

What: 7th Annual ACS Hope Gala
When: November 7th, 2014 at 6:00pm to 12am.
Where: Lincoln Train Station
Tickets: $75

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Electricity and Enviromental Stewardship

What: The public is invited to a free series of workshops title "Electricity, Enviromental Stewardship and You," hosted by Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light.

First Event: of the series, "What is a Watt?
Saturday, September 13th, from 9:30-11a at The Egg & I Restaurant, 10th & Q Streets, Lincoln.  Featured speaker, Dr. Jerry Varner, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at UNL.

October 4, 9:30-11a - "Solar Powered Electricity in Lincoln: It Works, and Here's How!"  John Atkeison, Energy Policy Director, Nebraska Wildlife Federation and certified solar installer.

Saturday, October 18th, 9:30-11a - "What Does It Mean To Live Green? Energy Conservation" - David Holtzclaw, Ph. D, P.E., C.E.M., President, Transduction Technologies, energy consultant, building science expert.

Saturday, November 8th, 9:30-11a - "Electric Vehicles: Plugging in to the Future" - Donald Cox Ph.D., Visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering, UNL

Coffee will be available free of charge.  Breakfast will be available for purchase
Free and open to the public.  All are welcome.  For more information about Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light, see


Pixie Dust Worldwide Sponsor Program

What: PIXIE DUST WORLDWIDE works to raise awareness on many things, mostly child and domestic abuse.
Right now they are working on two projects.  If anyone would like to sponsor a child for back to school, or Christmas, check out the links below.  for Christmas for back to school.


Karen Kunc Exhibition & Reception

What: Grand Scale, Exhibition Opening Reception and First Friday Gallery Walk
When: September 5th, 6p to 9p.  Exhibition dates: September 5-November 26th.
Where: Constellation Studios 2055 O Street, Lincoln, Ne 68510

The Large-scale prints of artist Karen Kunc are exhibited together for the first time in the new fall show Grand Scale, At Constellation Studios.

First-Plymouth October Events

First-Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC Upcoming Support Group, Events & Workshops.

The Bridge: Grit and Grace Study

Wednesdays, October 1-Nov. 19, 6:15;m.  Pastors will look at 12 Biblical Characters who personify how the themes of "grit" and "grace" play out in their lives and in our lives.  Contact 402-476-7550.

Sacred Geometry Workshop, Wednesdays, October 1-15, 6:15pm.  Explore the fascinating elements in nature: Genesis 1, nature's repeating patterns of growth, replications, the Golden Mean and more.  Contact 402-476-7550 to register.

Spiritual Growth Through Spiritual Gifts Workshop, Wednesdays, October 1-November 19, 6:15pm.  Discover and develop your spiritual gifts.  Contact 402-476-7550 to register.

Not Your Ordinary Bible Study, Thursdays, October 2-30, Noon. Led by Rev. Dr. Jim Keck.  Contact 402-476-7550.

Calling All Singles Planning Meeting, Thursday, October 2nd, 5:30pm at the Garage (S. 48th & Highway 2 - back room).  All are welcome to learn more about First Plymouth Singles Ministry for Adults.  Contact 402-476-7550.

Prayer and Meditation Group for Women, Thursday, October 2 & 16, 1pm Contact 402-476-7550

Church: Five Reasons it's Lame and the One Reason It's Invaluable - Lecture with Dr. Jim Keck.  Thursday, October 2, 7p.  Dr. Keck will talk frankly about the glaring shortcomings of the Christian Church in America, but also reclaim its true genius. Contact 402-476-7550.

Saturday Bible Study, Saturdays, October 4-25, 10a.  Led by Rev. Jacob Buchholz.  Contact 402-476-7550.

Academic Bible Study, Without the Tests and Grades, Sundays, October 5-26, 9a.  Dr. David Peabody, Contact 402-476-7550

Morning Yoga, Mondays, 9a. $5 a class, pay at the door.  Contact 402-476-7550

Happy Hour Bible Study, Mondays, October 6-27, 5:30pm at Brewsky's Bar & Gril (17th & South - upstairs).  Led by Rev. Jacob Buchholz.  Contact 402-476-7550

Bible Stories Through New Eves, Tuesdays, October 7-28, 9:30am.  Contact 402-476-7550

Yoga, Tuesdays, 5:30pm.  $5 a class, pay at the door.  Contact 402-476-7550

Singles Bridge: Wednesdays, October 8 & 22nd, 1p-4:30p.  Open to all.  Sponsored by the First-Plymouth Singles Plus+ Ministry.  Contact 402-476-7550.

Two Part Series Presented by Tabitha Health- Cause For Concern and Memory Loss:
Wednesday, October 8, 6:15pm  Cause for Concern: Learn initial steps you can take to determine When it's the right time to reach out to a loved one about health care support (assisted living, retirement, hospice).
Wed, October 15, 6:15pm, Memory Loss-Recognizing the Signs and Coping with the Symptoms. Contact 402-476-7550 for more information about these free seminars.

Grief and the Holiday Season Workshop, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 6:30-8pm.  $10.  Led by Lisa Borchardt.  Share ways to cope with grief and traditions during the holiday season, and conclude with a candle lighting ceremony.  Contact 402-476-7550 to pre-register.


Fundraiser for for displaced victims in MIddle East

What: Help raise money for the displaced families and victims in the Middle East who have found shelter in Kurdistan (Northern Iraq).    As the ISIS terroists find more and more power everyday in the region and minorities such as Christians and Yezidis are being forced to flee.

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First-Plymouth Congregational Church Support Groups, Event & Workshops

The Bridge: Grit and Grace Study
Wednesday's Sept 3- Nov. 19th @ 6:15p
12 Biblical characters who personify "grit and grace."

First-Plymouth Church Building Tour
Wednesday, September 3, @  6:15p

Rebuilding I: When You Relationsip Ends
Wednesday, September 3- October 22nd @ 6:30pm
For those going through a Divorce

Not Your Ordinary Bible Study
Thursdays, September 4-25 at Noon

Prayer and Meditation Group for Women
Thursdays, September 4 & 18th 1p-2p
A time for women to come together for prayer and meditation

Saturday Bible Study
Saturdays, September 6-27, 10am

"The Artist's Way" Discussion
Saturdays, September 6-November 22nd 8a-10a
Workshop follows the book, "The Artist Way" by Julia Cameron

Academic Bible Study, Without Tests and Grades
Sundays September 7-28 @ 9a

Monday Evening Happy Hour Bible Study
Mondays, September 8-29 5:30p at Brewsky's Bar & Grill (17th & South)

Bible Stories through New Eyes
Tuesdays, September 9th-October 28th, 9:30-11am

Grief Club
Tuesdays, September 9- October 14th 6:30pm

Singles Planning Meeting
Thursday, September 4th, 5:30pm at The Garage (S. 48th & Hwy 2 - party room).

Singles Bridge: Wednesdays, September 10 & 24 1:00-4:30pm

For more information or to register call 402-476-7550.  First-Plymouth Church 20th & D St.


Diabetes Educaton Benefit - Use it or Lose it

What Diabetes Education Benefit USE IT OR LOSE IT.

Do you have Diabetes and Medicare?  If so, your benefits include 2 hours of education review per calendar year!

Please join us on one of these dates:
August 20th, 2014
September 10th, 2014
October 21st, 2014
November 18th, 2014
December 2nd, 2014

Topics: Diet, Exercise, Monitoring, & Medicines

You must register to attend.  Seating is limited!

Where: 2910 South 84th St., Omaha, Ne.
402-399-0777 ext 230

Crestwood Christain Church Fall Craft Fair

What: Crestwood Christian Church Annual Fall Craft Fair.
When: Saturday, December 6th from 9a to 2pm.
Where: Crestwood Christian Church, 8000 A Street.

Free admission.  Concessions and bake sale.  Gift Wrapping Station.
Come check out the great vendors!  Crafters wanted

Journey to Bethlehem - Live Christmas Nativity

What: Journey to Bethlehem - Live Christmas Nativity
When: December 6th from 6:30p to 8p
Where: Piedmont Park Church, 4801 A Street, Lincoln, Ne
Cost: Free

Piedmont Park Church invites you to Journey to Bethlehem as you experience our Live Christmas Nativity on December 14th from 6:30p to 8p.  Journey to Bethlehem - Live Christmas Nativity will be a drive-through tour starting at our A Street entrance.  For more information: 402-489-1344 or

Strings For Sam

Sam is 13 years old and Battling type 1 diabetes, in addition to severe arthritis.  Sam's grandmother has taught him to crochet and it actually subsides the pain of arthritis.  Strings for Sam was created in order to gather items that he can use for crocheting.  There are four drop offs within Lincoln as well as a site to make donations.  You can find more information at!/groups/StringsForSam/

Brownville Concert Series 2014 Season

What: The 2014 Brownville Concert Season has been announced.  Season passes are available for all 9 shows.
Ticket Prices $160 for all nine shows, a 30% discount over regular ticket prices.

The season kicks off with The Rumbles, March 7th, 8th & 9th.- 50 year perspective of Rock and Roll
Eric Yves Garcia - Cabaret, April 11th, 12th, & 13th
The Barefoot Movement-Blue Grass Music, May 16th, 17th & 18th
Omaha Symphonic Chorus - "Reflections of America, June 22nd
Book of Gaia - Best of Kansas City Jazz, August 1st, 2nd & 3rd
Rustem Hayroudinoff - Well know Russian Concert Pianist, September 21st
Carole J. Bufford- Blues Singer, October 10th, 11th, & 12th
Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano- American Song Book, November 14th, 15th & 16th
Christmas Gala - Four well known singers from the world of Cabaret

Cabaret tickets are $25, concert tickets are $19 ($15 for students). 
To purchase tickets online go to or Facebook, or call 402-825-3331

Giving for Gigi Fund

What: "Giving For Gigi" Fund for Gianna Carrera, diagnosed with NF-1 (neurofibromatosis).
Where: Union Bank

Gianna "Gigi" Carrera, is a 2nd grader at Kloefkorn Elementary. She was diagnosed as an infant with NF-1  (neurofibromatosis), a genetic disorder which may cause tumor growth along the central nervous system.  It was found that she had 3 tumors on her brain, one of which was partially removed in February.  Complete removal of the remaining tumors followed by radiation and weekly chemotherapy will be needed.  Her family is coping amazingly and have asked for only prayers.  But the cost of transportation to appointments and time spent away from work is an added stress.  Friends and supporters have set up a "Giving for Gigi" fund at Union Bank.  Donations of cash or check and earmarked Carrera will be accepted at any Union Bank branch in town.

Family In Need

What:  Please help a mother burdened by health issues, the sudden loss of her husband, a sudden loss of her job, unemployment funds that have run dry, and trying to find the strength to live on.  She and her children have had a rough couple of years.  If you can, please help this family through your encouraging words and financial assistance.  You may help by going to  Thank You for your caring generosity!

Chiara String Quartet

What: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Presents Chiara String Quartet.
When: Friday, September 12 at 7:30
Wednesday, February 4 at 7:30
Friday, April 10th at 7:30

Single Tickets: $20 (Seniors $10, Students $5)
Any Two Concerts: $35 (Seniors $16, Students $8
All Three Concerts: $40 (Seniors $20, Students $10)

Available at the Lied Center for Performing Arts ticket office, at the door, or at 402-472-4747

Wednesday, March 18th at 7:30pm, UNL East Campus - College of Law, 1875 N 42nd St. Free and Open to the Public.

More information: or

Chiara Quartet:


Donation Drive for Team Abbie

What: Donation Drive for Team Abbie. 

Abbie was diagnosed July 1st of 2014 with ALL-b Leukemia.  Abbie also happens to have Down Syndrome.  Abbie is adored by all, but mostly her mom, dad, and her siblings.  Please check out

We invite you to keep up to date on everything #TeamAbbie.

Lincoln Swap Meet/Bazaar

What: Lincoln Swap Meet/Bazaar
Where: Boarders Inn & Suites, 5250 Cornhusker Hwy, Lincoln, Ne
When: Open every Saturday beginning Sept 20th.

The Theme for the opening Saturday is "Farewell Summer."  The event is open FREE to the public.  Door prizes will be given to the first 50 customers.