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Impacr Kooser Art Event @ KHN Center
What: Impact Kooser, an exhibit of works by artists from every corner of Nebraska inspired by the poems of United States Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser.
When: Opens Monday, October 28th.
Where: Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City.
What: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History presents the work of this semester's graduating seniors in the "Capstone Exhibition."
When: December 13th through the 20th
Where: In the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.
A Closing reception will be held on Friday, December 20th from 5p to 7p. in the Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.
The exhibition represents students' most recent work that is a culmination of their coursework and exploration in studio art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
This semester's exhibition features work by 21 students in a variety of media.
The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery is located on the first floor of Richards Hall, Stadium Drive and T sts.
Special hours for this exhibition will be Friday, Dec. 13 from 8a to 6p and Saturday December 14th from 8:30a to 5p in conjunction with the Clay Club and Photo Sales.
Regular gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 12:30-4:30pm. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact the Department of Art and Art History 402-472-5522
Doorways to Hope
What: Doorways To Hope
Where: Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity Office
When: Submissions accepted till December 20th
Artist are asked to create a work of art using a door (any door) as their inspiration and starting point. Artist have until December 20th to submit their artist statements and sketches describing their envisioned door and who in the community they plan to work with.Submissions can be dropped off at the Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity Office, located at 144 N. Antelope Valley Parkway between the hours of 9a-12p and 1-4 pm. Artist can download entry forms and review the guideline information at www.doorwaysproject.org.
24 artist will be ultimately chosen to complete their doors and they'll be displayed throughout the Capital City beginning Memorial Day 2014 through October 1, 2014 and auctioned off at a special community event October 5th, 2014, to help build a new Habitat for Humanity home, and to help build walls for Hildegard Center for the Arts. Lead artist will also receive 20% of what their door makes at the live auction.
Operation Santa Claus Fundraiser
What: Operation Santa Claus Fundraiser.
When: Friday, December 20th, from 8:45a to 10a
Where: The HyVee at 70th & Pioneers.
The group "Fine Wine" will be performing. Members include
Bill Hill....lead guitar/dobro guitar
Patty Kozak...rhythm guitar
Larry Brady...dog house stand up bass
Santa will be on hand.
A drawing will take place for a FREE GIG...at someone's home/garage party/block party ect...courtesy of FINE WINE.
What: VA Coffeehaus to promote the health and well being of Veterans through music.
When: Friday, December 20th from 11a to 1p.
Where: Auditorium which is located on the first floor of the VA Health Care Facility on the far North end of the building at 600 S. 70th. There is a ground level entrance, on the north, with an elevator just inside the door to take you up to the Auditorium. Parking is also available on the north side of the building.
Live music, to celebrate the holidays, will be provided by members of the VA Staff along with Diane Harris and Patty Niemann playing the new piano donated by KFOR.
Refreshments will be served courtesy of the VA Staff. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend
Lincoln Boys Holiday Concert
What: Lincoln Boys Choir Holiday Harmonies Performance
When: Sunday, December 22nd at 5p
Where: St. Paul United Methodist Church at 11 & M Streets.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for Children 5-12. Tickets are available online at www.lincolnboyschoir.org or at the door.
Contact Beth Ivey at 402-499-4446 for more information
Keelan Family & Friends Annual Christmas Carol Concert
What: Keelan Family & Friends Annual Christmas Carol Concert.
When: Sunday, December 22nd, 7:15p.
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 17 & F sts.
We are pleased to once again present our holiday concert to help a worthy organization in Lincoln. As always, all proceeds from tickets will go to Volunteer Partners.
Horizons Christmas Eve Services
What: Horizons Christmas Eve Services
When: December 24th, 3:30 & 5:00
Where: 3200 Grainger Parkway (near 32nd & Yankee Hill Road.)
What: Benefit Concert For Friendship Home of Lincoln.
When: December 26th at 7:30p
Where: CGS Music Store, 1244 High Street, Lincoln
Former Lincolnite Laurie McClain will perform with wonderful singer/songwriter Karen Mal, from Austin, TX. Special guest include Violinist/fiddler Will Taylor and bassist/cellist Charlie Chadwick.
Trinity United Methodist Church
What: Trinity United Methodist Church Wants You to Reclaim Christmas
December 8th - "How Can This Be"
December 12th - "Healing Service" 7:00-7:45
December 15th - "An Apppalachian Winter: Choir Cantata at both services
Children's Program 4:00
December 18th - "Joseph the Dreamer"
December 22nd - "The Journey: With Mary
December 24th - Christmas Eve "What Child is This?"
Candelight services at 4p and 7p
December 29th - "Exhale"
Trinity offers two worship Services. 9a is Contemporary and you can drop the kids off at Sunday School.
Blended service is a mixture of traditional and contemporary elements and begins at 10:30.
Trinity UMC is located at 7130 Kentwell Lane, one block east of 56th and Pine Lake roads in the Village Gardens neighborhood.
Lisa Arnold Charity
What Lisa Arnold Charity
Lisa Arnold is dealing with several medical issues. She has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, and numerous miscarriages have left her with a lot of scar tissue and pain. She underwent a hysterectomy in June and contractd (c diff) during surgery. It is a super bug that is resistant to medicine and highly contagious. Her husband has missed a lot of work to care for her, and the medical bills are mounting. There are several donation buckets at the papa johns, and Union Bank and Trust has a charity account set up under Lisa Arnold donation acount. Donations and prayers are being accepted.
United Way Women in Philanthropy
What: United Way Women in Philanthropy Helping Hands Auction.
When: Thursday, January 30th, 2014, 6p to 8:30p.
Where: Embassy Suites - 1040 P Street
Live Auction Features:
Girlfriend Packages; Family Vacations; Instant Wine Collection, Spa Day, Landscaping, and Photo Booth.
New this year
Silent Auction or Specialty Desserts
RSVP by Thursday, January 16th
For more information, call 402-441-7700
Proceeds from the auction provide diapers and clothinng for children. A portion of the proceeds will also be used to support the Arthritis Foundation.
LPS Learning Lunch Presentations
What: LPS to feature new "Learning Lunch" presentations.
When" Tuesday, November 5th, Dec. 3 and Jan. 7 with more lunches in the spring.
Where: In the Board Room at LPS District Offices, 5905 O St.
This year's lunch series is called Built for Learning: An Architectural Historian's Perspective on LPS History, and will feature Ed Zinner, Lincoln's historic preservation planner and a member of the Lincoln Board of Education.
The Nov. 5th presentations will highlight the LPS schools of the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Doors to the Board Room will open at noon, the program will begin at 12:15pm., questions and answers will happen at 12:35pm.
Please bring your own lunch. Community members are welcome to stay after lunch for a tour of the new LPS District Office Building.
Aldersgate Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
What: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
When December 24th at 7pm
One Worship Service: Sunday, December 29th at 9:30am
Aldersgate is a small-town church in the big city. From our pastor, Joseph Rafique, to all of our members, you will find we are a warm-hearted people who welcome all.
Our Worship setting is informal with barrier-free (no steps) access to our east Lincoln Home. This church focuses on learning, serving and worship in our new tent-shaped sanctuary and fellowship hall..
Adirondack Chair Artwork Display
The UNL Women's Club announces an important fund-raising event for student scholarships, and the opportunity to own a unique collector's item. Nineteen Adirondack Chairs, that will auctioned off, have been converted into pieces of art, and are currently on display in various locations throughout Lincoln. There is a chair signed by Tom Osborne, and one from the new Athletic Director signed by all the head coaches.
The live auction will be held on February 6, 2014, at the Country Club of Lincoln. Doors open at 5:30p, and the auction items can be viewed on our website unl.edu/womensclub. Proxy bidding is available on live auction items and tickets are currently available on the website for $35 ($45 at the door.) The ticket price includes heavy hors d'oeurvres.
For additional information, contact Ivette Bender, University of Nebraska Lincoln Women's Club Fundraiser Co-Chairman, 402-261-6255.
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 www.facebook.com/#!/groups/StringsForSam/