Community Calendar

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Volunteers for Speical Olympic Events

What:  Volunteers needed for special olympic events in 2015

Bowling - need volunteers for all session
January 10th - Noon- Ramp Bowling at Sun Valley Lanes
January 11th - Male singles at 9am, female singles, 11:30am, teams and doubles 2pm

February 21st LHS - need volunteers and refs -starting around 9am - ending ????  Especially need refs for this event.
We will have 3 on 3 (regular and Unified), 5 on 5 (regular and unified), team skills, skills and level A

March 21st LHS - need volunteers - starting at 8am, probably over at 11:30am or so.

April 11- starting with level A - 8am inside field house, going out to outdoor track around 11am at Nebraska Wesleyan.  Need volunteers all day.

If you can help contact Cecelia or 402-467-1442
or Chris at or 402-540-2241 


UNL's Celebration of American Song to honor Kurt Weill

What: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glen Korff School of Music is proud to present the 11th annual Celebration of American Song.
When: January 26th at 7:30pm
Where: Kimball Recital Hall.
Tickets (General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.)  Tickets are available at the door on the evening of the performances. 

This year's celebration honor Kurt Weill.  As a composer, Weill composed hundreds of songs.  His songs have been performed by Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Michael Buble`, Stevie Wonder, Patti Lupone, Kristin Chenoweth, Ella Fitzgerald, and so many others including his wife Lotte Lenya.

UNL's voice faculty, alumni, and students will present live performances of Kurt Weill's songs, ranging from the popular "Mack the Knife" recorded by over 300 artist from Frank Sinatra to opera star Jessye Norman.

The performance will be presented in two acts with an intermission and an approximate running time of 90 minutes.

Don't miss this highly anticipated annual, one-night-only performance. 

Telescope Workshop For New Owners

What: Workshop for new telescope owners
When: Tuesday, Jan 27th, 7:30pm
Where: Hyde Observatory, Holmes Lake, Lincoln, Ne

The January meeting of the Prairie Astronomy Club will feature a workshop for owners of telescopes.  Club members will be available to help those with telescopes understand, set up, and use their equipment to get the most out of it.  Join us for a fun, informative meeting.

Helping Hands Auction

What: 8th Annual United Way Helping Hands Auction
When: Thursday, January 29th 6pm to 8:30pm
Where: Embassy Suites at 1040 P Street.
Tickets: $35/Sit down dinner will be served/Cash Bar
For a table of ten, please contact Michelle Bring at 402-441-8699 or

The Event will feature both a silent and live auction.  Live auction items include a Taylor Swift concert package, open cockpit flight, getaways and much more.

Proceeds from the auction provide diapers and clothing for children.  A portion of the proceeds will also benefit the Nebraska Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation to offer camp scholarships to children who suffer from this chronic condition.

Lincoln High School Bands Against Bullying

What: Lincoln High School Student Council 3rd Annual Bands Against Bullying concert.
When: January 29th at 7pm
Where: Lincoln High School, Ted Sorensen Theater
Free and open to the public.

There will be 9 performances, including both UNL accapella groups.  The goal of the event is to spread awareness and build a stronger sense of respect and acceptance in the community.

UNL's Sturm, Larson to perform Wildman

What: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Dr. Hans Sturm's faculty recital will feature UNL Faculty jazz pianist and composer, Tom Larson.
When: January 29th at 7:30pm
Where: In the Westbrook Recital Hall.

They will perform the music of Dr. Joan Wildman, Professor Emeritus of Jazz Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The performance is free and open to the public.  It will also be live webcast, visit the night of the event for the link.

Rev. Jim Keck to speak January 29th

What: Rev. Dr. Jim Keck, Senior Minister at First-Plymouth Congregational Church will be speaking at a free lecture, "Religion in America in 2015."
When: Thursday, January 29th, at 7pm
Where: First-Plymouth Church (20th & D Streets, Lincoln, Ne.)

The vastness and diversity of religion expression in America is mind-boggling.  From white clapboard Christian churches in rural settings, to urban cathederals to Hindu temples and house mosques, Americans "belong, believe and behave" in a myriad of religious settings and with a wild spectrum of spirituallities.  In this lecture, 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

Craft and Vendor Splendor

What: Craft and Vendor Splendor: a Fundraiser for PresbyBuild (a Habitat for Humanity House).
Where: Fourth Presbyterian Church, 5200 Francis Street, Lincoln, Ne 68504
When: Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Over 30 crafters and vendors, a silent auction and a lunch/bake sale by the Women of the church.  All are Welcome!

Nebraska Chamber Players

What: Nebraska Chamber Players 2015 January Events

First Concert Series of the Year - January 16th and 18th in Lincoln at the NET Telecommunications Building on East Campus.  Harpist Katie Wychulis will perform two works for chamber ensemble and harp.  Flutist, Franzi Brech will join Katie in Vincent Persichetti's Serenade #10 for flute and harp, and they will be joined by cellist Jessica Dussault in a rare performance of Claude Debussy's Children's Corner.

NCP will also perform the Trio for Clarinet, cello and piano by Nebraska Composer Robert Beadell.  Several of NCP's players were student's of Bob's in the 36 years he taught at the University of Nebraska's School of Music.

Seward County 4-H Fundraiser

What: Seward County 4-H Foundation "Waffleman" Fundraiser
When: Sunday, February 1st from 9:30a to 12:30p.
Where: Harvest Hall, 500 N 14th, Seward
Cost $7 per person, ages 5 and under are free

Come and enjoy delicious Belgian waffles, sausages, flavored syrus and drinks and help support scholarships and programs.  Tickets available at the door.

UNL's John Biley to perform flute repertoire

What: Glen Korff School of Music Larson Professor of Flute, John Bailey, assisted by Professor of Piano, Mark Clinton, will give a recital of standards and rarely heard flute repertoire.
When: Tuesday, February 3rd at 7:30pm
Where: Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Campus.  The performance is free and open to the public.


Lincoln Dental Association

What: Lincoln Dental Assistants Assoc. will be sharing oral hygiene instructions and educational materials for Children's Dental Health Month.
When: February 4th from 5:30p-7:30p.
Where: Gere Library 56th and Normal and also at Anderson Library at 3635 Touzalin Ave.

We'd love to have adults and children stop by our table and welcome any questions about dental health and prevention.

Chiara String Quartet to Perform

What: The Chiara String Quartet will perform the second concert of the 2014-2015 Hixson-Lied Concert Series.
When: Wednesday, Friday, February 4th at 7:30pm
Where: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Kimball Recital Hall (11th and R Streets).
Single Tickets: $20 (Seniors $10, Students $5)  Any Two Concerts: $35 (Senior $16. Student $8).  Available at the Lied Center for Performing Arts ticket office, at the door, or at 402-472-4747.

The program will feature an "All American" program.  The Chiara Quartet members are in their 10th year as Hixson-Lied Artist-in-Residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

Music in Catholic Schools Benefit Dance

What: The Nebraska Wind Symphony "Swingtones" Benefit Dance for Music in Catholic Schools.
When: Friday, February 6th at 7:30pm - 10:30pm (Doors open at 6p).
Where: St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Parish Center 5419 N 114th Street, Omaha.
Tickets are $15 per person.  Seniors and Students $10 each.  Tickets available at the door or at MCS Office, Mercy Hall, 3300 N 60th St. - 402-557-5600, Dietze Music at 13015 W. Center, 20th & Cornhusker, Schmitt Music at 7355 Dodge Street.

Free swing dance instruction by Dan Wondra 6:15-7:15 pm
Silent Auction and Dessert/Bake Sale. 

Proceeds assist financially needy students with MCS band tuition.

Cash, Checks and Credit Cards accepted.


UNL Department of Art & Art History

What: UNL Department of Art and Art History Faculty, Staff featured in a nex Exhibition at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery.
When: Wednesday, January 21st through February 6th, and will conclude with a First Friday closing reception on February 6th from 5-7pm in the gallery.
Where: Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.  The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery is located on the first floor of Richards Hall, which is located at Stadium Drive and T sts. on the UNL city campus.  Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30pm.  Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.

Twenty-six faculty and staff members from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History will show their work in a variety of media in the "Faculty and Staff Exhibition."

For more information, contact the Department of Art and Art History at 402-472-5522.


Lincoln City Library Bird EnCOUNTer

What: Lincoln City Libraries to Host Lincoln Bird EnCOUNTer
When: Saturday, February 7th from 10:30am to 12:30pm.
Where: Walt Branch Lilbrary, 6701 S. 14th St.

The fun and educational event is sponsored by Lincoln City Libraries, The Wild Bird Habitat Stores, Wachiska Audubon and the Nebraska Game and Parks commission.

People of all ages are invited to attend the event which includes crafts, games and a live raptor display.  Participants will have the opportunity to make a burlap bag full of nesting materials or a pine cone feeder.  The event also includes instruction on how to use binoculars for bird watching and how to identify bird songs. 

More information on the event and Lincoln City Libraries is available at


Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever

What: Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever members and upland supporters in Nebraska will convene on Saturday, February 7th for the organization's 2015 State Habitat Meeting..
When: Saturday, February 7th
Where: Younes Conference Center in Kearney.

The event will feature an address by Howard Vincent, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever President and CEO, as well as a panel discussion with experts from Pheasants Forever, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cooperative Research Unit.

Meeting Highlights include:
8:15am - Address by Howard Vincent
11:30am - Habitat Partnerships & Accomplishments
1:30pm - Gun Dog Success
2:15 - Habitat, Partnership and Research Panel Discussion
5:30p - Volunteer Appreciation Reception.

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever's 2015 Nebraska Habitat Meeting is open to Pheasnts Forever and Quil Forever members as well as the public.

Find the full agenda and register online. or


Nashville Singer Songwriter at St. Paul Lutheran Church

What: Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Daniel Christian will perform at the Hevelone Center sponsored by St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Beatrice, Youth Group.
When: February 8th at 4pm
Where: Hevelone Center, 600 Orange Boulevard, Beatrice Ne.
Admission: $5 Per Person ($20 Maximun Per Family)

Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Daniel Christian blends a pop/rock sensibility with country/folk roots.  Excellent entertainment for all ages.

Opportunity to have name of individual, family or business in the program for $25
Contact: Carla Loemker,
803 W. Hackberry Road
Beatrice, Ne 68310

Pi Beta Phi Soroity 3v3 Soccer

What: Pi Beta Phi Sorority is holding a 3v3 soccer tournament philanthropy.
When: February 8th starting at 10am
Where: Cook Pavillion on UNL's city campus.
To pre-register email Laura Crary at

Teams can be 3 to 5 people and it cost $50 for a team of 3-5, and can be all girl teams, or all boys.  All proceeds raised will go to the Literacy Fund.  The Literacy Fund at Pi Beta Phi Foundation plays a critical role in the success of Read>Lead>Achieve by impacting children's lives and putting books into their hands.  Read>Lead>Achieve is Pi Beta Phi's philanthropic effort, which inspires a lifelong love of reading that can unlock true potential creating a more literate and productive society. 

St. Elizabeth Auxiliary's Annual Valentine's Day Sale

What: CHI St. Elizabeth Auxiliary's Annual Valentine's Day Sale.
When: February 12th & 13th from 7am to 4pm
Where:CHI Health St. Elizabeth, 555 S 70th ST. Lincoln, Ne on the first level near Admissions.  Proceeds to benefit 3D Mammography at St. Elizabeth.  Come early for best selection.

Plan now to purchase all of your Valentine's Day gifts from the St. Elizabeth Auxiliary on Thursday and Friday, February 12 & 13th to 4pm (or until sold out)!  Wide variety of beautiful, handcrafted items perfect for that special someone in your life.  Included, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, and Spring items.  The sale will be located at CHI Health St. Elizabeth, 555 S. 70th St., Lincoln, Ne on the First Level near Admissions.  Proceeds to benefit 3D Mammography at St. Elizabeth.  Come early for the best selection.


40's Themed Valentines Day Dance at the Strategic Air & Space Museum

What: The Strategic Air & Space Museum announces its annual "Swing Under the Wings" Valentine's Day dinner and dance event.
When: Saturday, February 14th at 6p with a plated dinner followed by the dance at 7p to 11p.
Where: The Strategic Air & Space Museum located between Lincoln and Omaha near Interstate 80.
The Event is open to guests of all ages who appreciate a good time.  Please R.S.V.P. by February 4th.  Space is limited.

Guest will be transported back in time when swing music filled the airwaves and World War 2 consumed the nation.  Swing Under the Wings is an opportunity to relive the best of the 1940's as guest dine and dance in the museum's Hangar B with historic aircraft such as the Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Boeing B-29 Superfortress.  Gooch and His Las Vegas Big Band will set the mood for this USO-themed party, and guest are encouraged to dress in their 1940's best.  A prize will be awarded to the best dressed.

Ticket options are available by calling 402-944-3100 or online at


Haymarket Theatre Presents "Almost, Maine"

What: Haymarket Theatre Presents "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani
When: Feb 5-7 and 12-14 at 7:30pm, February 8 and 15 @ 2pm
Where: Haymarket Theatre
Tickets: $15 General, $12 Student/Senior

The Haymarket Theatre's first Mainstage show of the 2015 season is John Carlani's "Almost Maine." 

On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of "Almost, Maine."  As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, "Almost's," residents find themselves falling in and out of live in unexpected and often hilarious ways.  Knees are bruised.  Hearts are broken.  But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend - almost - in this delightful midwinter night's dream.

Sandhill Crane Viewing Tour

What: Registration is now open for the Pioneers Park Nature Center's trip to central Nebraska for a guided viewing tour of the Sandhill crane migration.  See them soar above the river and dance together in the fields, and hear their unique call.
When: The tour begins at noon, Thursday, March 19th at the Wild Bird Habitat Store, 56th and Highway 2, and returns at 11pm to the same location. 
Cost: $75 per person includes bus transportation, dinner, and a viewing blind reservation.
To Register for for more information, contact the Nature Center at 402-441-7895 or

Space on the tirp is limited, and reservations are required by February 19th.  The $25 blind reservation fee is non-refundable if the trip is cancelled, or if a participant cancels and a replacement cannot be found.  Participant cancellation is also subject to a $5 cancellation fee. 

The group will travel to the Nebraska Nature and Visitor Center in Wood River, and then to the lain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary in Gibbon, where they will view and hear the cranes from viewing blind as they arrive on the Platte River.  The trip will include periodic stops along country roads to view cranes as they feed and dance in the fields.

American Legion post 197 Soup Supper

What: American Legion post 197 is hosting a soup supper
When: February 22nd from 5pm to 7pm
Where: Emmanual Lutheran Church in Eagle
Free will donation

Chili, Chicken noodle soups and a cinnamon roll will be served.

Events at Timberlake Ranch Camps

What: Scrapbook Retreat with a little Mexican Spice!
When: January 30th - February 1st
Where: Timberlake Ranch Camp 2709 North S Road, Marquette, Ne.
Cost: $85 per person

Bring your friends and come join in the fun!  This weekend is designed for scapbookers of all kinds.  Whether it is you style to "crop 'til you drop" or relax and enjoy your family memories, we provide the perfect atmosphere for everyone.  Enjoy contest, prizes and fellowship galore!  Each registration includes lodging, three meals on Saturday, brunch on Sunday and snacks.  Check in begins at NOON on January 30th and check-out is NOON on February 1st.
Register online at or by calling 308-946-3871.

What: Chili Bowl Fundraiser and Dessert Dash
When: February 7th.  5pm: Arrive with chili for contest, 5:30-6:30pm:  Chili taste testing: 7-8pm: Dessert Dash
Proceeds will go towards the constuction of a new indoor riding arena for Timberlake's Horsemanship Program!
Come to Timberlake Ranch Campus for our first ever CHILI BOWL FUNDRAISER where YOU choose the BEST chili!  Bring you favorite chili to enter in the contest.  Try the different chilies and vote on which one you like best.  Then join in with your table to raise money for your choise of dessert in the DESSERT DASH.

What: Operation Equitation -
When: Feb. 21st 2015 , 1p - 6p
Where: Timberlake Ranch Camps, 2709 North S. Road, Marquette, Ne
You are invited to participate in our horsemanship knowledge contest.  This new program will allow horse lovers to dig into their horse craziness by studying and competing in our winter quiz event!  Those who are interested can sign up in teams of three to five participants.  Invite your friends, even if they have never attended horsemanship camp at Timberlake.  Teams can be combined regardless of age.  Can't find a team?  No Problem!  We will also offer an individual competition based on age.  Pre-register by visiting or by calling 308-946-3871.

What: Animal Education Clinic - more than just cats and dogs!
When: Feb. 28th -  1p-5p.  Check-in begins at 12:30p.
Where: Timberlake Ranch Camps,2709 North S Road, Marquette, Ne
Cost: $30 per participant

Just for an afternoon of everything animal!  Participants will be exposed to a variety of different species including ferrets, chinchillas, horses, pigs, and many more.  The will learn about animal science, handling and care.  Each registration includes an information packet and craft.  Snacks will be available for purchase.  Groups will be organized by age.
Re-register by visiting or by calling 308-946-3871.

Lincoln Irish Dancers

What: The Lincoln Irish Dancers 17th Annual Public Ceii (pronounced kaylee - Irish Social Dance)
When: March 8th from 6:30-9:00
Where: Auld Recreation Center-Antelope Park - 1650 Memorial Drive Lincoln, Nebraska
Cost: $10 for Adults, $5 for Students, $30 for Family.

This is the biggest Irish Dance party in Nebraska and people of all agest attend this gala event!  The annual fundraiser is always held the Sunday before St. Patrick's Day.  This is a great family event with a raffle, free trinkets & face stickers for the kids, and free light refreshments.  Live music by the band Rivertown String band and no need for prior dance experience with Catherine Sherer Bishop, calling the dances.
     Catherine will also be hosting a dance workshop at the YWCA (26th & O) 1:30-4:30pm the same day.  This would be ideal for anyone interested in folk dancing, not just irish.  Registration for this workshop is $10 for adults, $5 for Students with a $30 family maximum.  Even for those who don't wish to dance, you can always enjoy the lively toe-tapping Irish music at our ceili

Brownville Concert Series 2015 Season

What: Brownville Concert Series Silver Anniversary Season "25 Years Just For You!"  Season passes are available to all nine shows for just $160.00, a 30% discount over regular tickets prices.

March 13th, 14th, &15th
The Four Freshmen "An American Musical Icon."

KC Jazz Singer: Kathleen Holeman
May 1st, 2nd, & 3rd,  Kathleen comes from Kansas City, the capital of Jazz Music with a great KC Jazz Trio.

KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar "Sing Sondheim"
May 29th, 30th, & 31st.   This show opened this spring in New York to rave reviews.

The Brits: The British Invasion
June 26th, 27th, & 28th.  This rock and roll cover band will reprise the "British Invasion" that transformed our music scene in the mid 60's.

Ronny Cox
July 24th, 25th, & 26th.  Ronny Cox brings us his shows, "Songs, Stories, And Out & Out Lies."   His guitar playing Dueling Banjos scene in the movie "Deliverance" created one of the most iconic moments in the history of American moviemaking.

Opera Omaha Chorus
September 13th.  Under the direction of J. Gawf, this chorus of dedicated individuals provides talent and onstage support to the Omaha Opera Company.

Karen Oberlin "Secret Love"
October 9th, 10th, & 11th.  Ms. Oberline returns to our stage to pay tribute to the life and music of Doris Day.

Stephan Waarts, Violin & Ji, Piano
November 8th.  Two separate concerts presented in the same program for the lovers of great classical insturmental music. Waarts, 1st Prize Winner of the 2014 Manuhim Violin competition, performs first.  After intermission you will hear Ji, a much sought after piano soloist who plays with orchestras around the world.

Silver Anniversary Christmas Gala
December 11th, 12th, & 13th  Finishing our anniversary year on a high note with "Silver Bells" - The Music of the Holidays from the Silver Screen. 

2015 Season Passes are $160.00, Cabaret tickets are $25, concert tickets are $19 ($15 for students).  To purchase tickets online go to or Facebook or call 402-825-3331. 

Visiting Professor of Opera

What: William Bolcom, who was named 2007 Composer of the Year by Musical America and honored with multiple Grammy Awards for his ground-breaking setting of Blake's Song of Innocence and of Experience will be in residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music last January as the inaugural appointee to the Ariel-Bybee Endowed Visiting Professor of Opera.  Bolcom is an award-winning composer of cabaret songs, concertos, sonatas, operas, symphonies, and much more.  UNL Opera will be performing his opera, A Wedding
When: February 27th and March 1st.
Where: Kimball Recital Hall.

A Wedding, was commissioned by the Chicago Lyric Opera and given its premiere performance on December 11, 2014.  It is an adaptation of Robert Altman's 1978 film by the same name.

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.

Dementia Care Conference

What: Dementia Care Conference
When: March 26th and 27th
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 12520 Westport Pkwy, Lavista, Ne 68128

The Dementia Care Conference has been the premier conference for the state of Nebraska and Southwest Iowa regarding best practices for dementia care and support for over 10 years.  An array of presentatios have been delivered from prestigious researchers, high profile family caregivers, dynamic community leaders, and extraordinary health professionals.  The conference has grown every year in size, number of offerings and sponsors.

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:


Nebraska's Warrior Writers Workshop

What: Nebraska's Warrior Writers Workshop
When:  Jan. 31st, Feb 7th, Feb. 21st, March 7th, March 21st, April 4th, from 9am-11am on each date.
Where: Veterans Affairs, 600 South 70th Street, Lincoln.

Facilitated by professional writing instructors and VA hospital personnel, the workshops consist of six biweekly sessions focused on developing strategies and skills.  Two model texts are read and discussed by the group to help participants identify how good writing is built, and to allow writing practice with immediate feedback.  The range of works include fiction, poetry, and memoir.  Writers develop a strong bond as they encourage each other.  The workshop culminates in a voluntary public reading.

Area College Fair

What: Area College Fair.
When: Sunday, April 19th from 1p to 3p
Where: Southeast Community College - Lincoln

Visit with representatives from state and regional colleges during the Southeast Community  Area College Fair. 
Register for a barcode at and bring the barcode to the fair so college reps can scan it.  To see a list of registered colleges, go to

The College Fair is sponsored by EducationQuestFoundation through partnerships with the Nebraska Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers and Nebraska high school counselors.

Glen Korff School of Music Spring Performance Season

What: Highlighted by the opera, A Wedding, by composer William Bolcom, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music is excited to announce its spring 2015 season.
More than 50 different performances will take place over the five-month period.

To view the complete schedule, visit  You can also download the calendar directly to your phone from the web page as well.

To receive the Glen Korff School of Music e-newsletter, sign up at  the e-newsletter will give you the most recent news on the Glenn Korff School of Music and event updates.

Be sure to follow the Glenn Korff School of Music socially on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and our new YouTube Channel.

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.

"Grant Seeking Basics" and "introduction to Finding Funders"

What: "Grantseeking Basics" and "Introduction to Finding Funders" free workshop.
When: Tuesday, October 28th from 10a to 12pm.
 Where: Love Library, Room 110.

The sessions will be led by Kief Schladweiler, Funding Information Network Services Specialist with the Foundation Center. (  Mr. Schladweiler will highlight the electronic and print resouces available for your free use at the University of Nebraska Lincoln's Love Library, a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center.

More detailed information about the workshop can be found here:

Please come if you can and bring friends and associates.  To guarantee a seat, please contact Bob Bolin at the UNL Libraries at: (402) 489-4926 or


Cake Decorators Needed

What: Free Cakes for Kids is a non profit organization that assist children and families in need.  It's goal is to provide birthday cakes for children who might not otherwide receive them.

Looking for cake decorators to decorate cakes for these children.  Seeking professional cake decorators, home decorators, bakeries, anyone that wants to decorate a cake.  Or if anyone would like to donate a store bought cake.

     Anyone can donate supplies for cake decorating.

If you can help email

Lincoln Swap Meet/Bazaar

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

Booth Fee is Just $20 for 11/22.  10% of all Bazar Funds are donated to Charity..

Prescott Gallery

What: Prescott Gallery is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition Material Presence: Selections from the UNL MFA Program featuring a selection of Artwork by Univiersity of Nebraska Lincoln Master of Fine Arts graduate students.
When: The exhibit opens on Saturday, November 8th with a Public Reception from 5p to 7p.  The Exhibit continues through January 30th.  Hours are by appointment.
Where: Prescott Gallery, 4728 Prescott Street, Lincoln, Ne.

Prescott Gallery is a new exhibition space dedicated to showcasing the artwork and interest of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Art and Art History and to serving as a connection point between students, faculty and the community.