Community Calendar

This page was created to provide information about Lincoln events. If you would like to have us include your event, please email submissions are subject to editing by our staff.

AAF Nonprofit Nomination

What: Nominate a Nonprofit Organization for the AAF Public Service Partnership Award

Every year, we select a public service partner that needs a little help to build their brand.  Through our member efforts and into the community, we leverage our communication skills, connections and knowledge to help build a professional awareness campaign.

To nominate

Health Screenings for Vulnerable Lincoln Senior Citizens

What: Three Lincoln organizations have partnered to expand health screenings for senior citizens.  The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Lincoln Division, Aging Partners and St. Mark's United Methodist Church will now offer screenings at St. Mark's Vermeer Education Center, 8550 Pioneers Blvd.

Services, as well as transportation, are offered free for those who cannot afford to pay.  Aging Partners provides an intake person and a driver.  Donations are accepted to cover costs for supplies.  Referrals to local health professionals will be provided as appropriate.

Services at the St. Mark's loction, offered most Wednesdays between 9:30am and 1:30pm began September 16th and include health history, screenings for general health, blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and bone density, as well as foot care for the elderly.  Oral health screenings by the UNMC College of Dentistry were recently added with the help of a grant from the University of Nebraska Kelly Fund.

Fundraiser for the Easter Bombing Victims in Pakistan

What: A Fundraiser for the Easter Bombing Victims in Pakistan.

Easter Morning a horrific attack in Pakistan killed at least 71 and injured hundreds more.  The suicide bomber's target was families gathered to celebrate the holiday, and the garden.  The Reverend Joseph Rafique at Aldersgate United Methodist Church is a native of Pakistan.  He and his wife still have family in Lahore.   

To help the victims of the bombing, Pastor Joseph and the Aldersgate United Methodist Church is raising funds.  If you would like to contribute, please send a check with Pakistan in the memo to Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

The address for the church is:
Aldersgate United Methodist Church
8320 South Street
Lincoln, Ne 68506

American Cancer Society Calendar

What: American Cancer Society Relay for Life UNL Campus Rec Center - 4/2
What: American Cancer Society Relay for Life Doane College - 4/15
What: American Cancer Society Relay for Life Ne. Wesleyan University - 4/15
What: American Cancer Society Relay for Life Lancaster County -  6/18 - Railyard
Making Strides for Breast Cancer Homes Lake Park - 10/23
American Cancer Society Hope Gala Hillcrest Country Club - 11/11

Iron Nobles 50/50 At Eagle Raceway

What: Iron Nobles 20/20  Iron Nobles will be holding 50/50 raffles all summer long.
When: April 23rd, June 11, August 20th, September 2nd
Where: Eagle Raceway,

Help us raise money to support Shriners

National Fall Prevention: Stand Down

What: National Fall Prevention: Stand Down. This Stand-Down focuses on "Fall Hazards" and reinforcing the importance of "Fall Prevention."
When: May 3rd at noon.
Where: Lancaster Event Center

Join the Nebraska Safety Council and the Home Builders Association of Lincoln in observing the National Fall Safety Stand Down at noon on May 3rd at the Lancaster Event Center.
To learn more visit our web site at   Help prevent falls in Construction, stand down.

Last year's Stand-Down was a success, reaching more than 2.5 million workers.  This year's goal is to reach 5 million workers, more than half of the construction workers in the country.


Building Sustainable Relationships

What: First-Plymouth Congregational Church will be offering a new workshop "Building Sustainable Relationships" led by facilitator Gary Summers.
When: Wednesdays, March 30th - May 4th - 6:15-7:30pm.
Where: First-Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D Street.
Registration required.  Contact or call 402-476-7565  ext239.

Wise instruction taken from relationship professionals will provide enlightening discussion so as to identify your relationship style, needs, and potential.

St. Monica's Pillow Talk Luncheon

What: St. Monica's Pillow Talk Luncheon.
When: Wednesday, May 4th from 11:30am - 1pm
Where: Lincoln Country Club, 3200 S. 24th St. Lincoln, Ne
Tickets: $50/each $500/table of 10

Please join us for a celebrity luncheon to honor women and families triumphing over addiction and those who support recovery.  
Friends of St. Monica have handcrafted a variety of gorgeous designer pillows along with some local artist; Liz Shea McCoy, Adrea Maack, Anthony Marx, Nancy Heiser, Lisa Davies, Nancy Childs.

The perfect gift for Mother's Day or yourself!  All proceeds help make treatment possible for women in our community.

Caring Award: Sue Sonderegger
Commitment Award: Linda and Dick Cumming
Courage Award: Samantha Burkhardt


2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collections Events

What: 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
9am - 1pm.

Saturday, May 7th - Zoetis: 601 West Cornhusker Hwy
Friday, June 3rd - Lincoln Southwest High School: 14th & Pine Lake
Friday, June 24th - Union College: South 52nd & Cooper Ave
Friday, August 26th - Shepherd of the Hills Church: Hickman (6901 Panama Rd)
Saturday, August 27th - Lincoln Industries: 600 West E St
Saturday, September 24th - Continental: 4021 N 56th St.
Saturday, October 22nd, Woods Park: South 31st & J St
Friday, November 18th, Appointment Only: Call 402-411-8021 to schedule.

Household hazardous waste is any waste generated from the use of a product containing a hazardous material that, if misused or improperly disposed of, could pose a threat to human health or the enviroment.

For more information pleases visit our website:


Land Records & Genealogy Symposium

What:  Land Records & Genealogy Symposium
When: July 15-16
Where: SCC Beatrice
Cost for one day $79. or both days for $109.  Tuition includes continental breakfast, sympossium materials and lunch.  There will also be a dinner on the evening of July 15th at the Homestead National Monument.  Cost is $22 per person.  Registration deadline is July 6th.  Persons can register by going to and click on the REGISTER NOW button.  In the key word search box, type in Genealogy.

Are you interested in finding out more about your family's history?  Attend the Land Records & Genealogy Symposium to find out more about genealogy, homesteading and records research.


What: Pop-in Storytime:
When: First Thursday of the Month. May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th from 6:30p - 7p.
Where: Morrill Hall
Pop-into the museum for storytime with Lincoln City Libraries the first Thursday of each month.
May 5th

Pop-into the museum for storytime with Lincoln City Libraries the first Thursday of each month.  Through stories, songs and movement, we'll learn more about the natural world.  Everyone is invited to participate in pop-in storytime, however stories and activities are planned for ages 3-5. 

May 5th: Where Do Animals Live
June 2nd:  Water
July 7th: Space and Stars

First-Plymouth - Life From Inside Out

What: First-Plymouth Congregational Church will be offering a new workshop "Living Your Life From Insdie Out" led by facillitator Gary Summers.
When: Thursdays, March 31st-May 5th, 6:15-7:30pm
Where: First-Plymouth Congregational Church 20th & D St, Lincoln.
Workshop Cost $20.  Registration required.  Contact or call 402-476-7565 ext 239.

This discussion group is based on a book by Jungian therapist James Hollis entitled "What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life."  Are we living the life we wish to live or are we living a life that someone else wants to live?

Wake Up America celebrating National Day of Prayer

What: Wake Up America marks the 65th Anniversary for National Day of Prayer.
When: Thursday, May 5th, noon to 1pm, unite in prayer for our communities, state, and nation.
Where: State Capitol Warner Chamber, 1445 K Street

Special guest: Lt Governor Mike Foley with "Image" from Lincoln Christian School performing.

Free parking and shuttle to the Capitol is available from Trinity Lutheran located at 12th & H Sts.

National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman encouraging citizens to pray for America.

Scott Middle School's 5th annual Make a Difference Day

What: Scott Middle School's 5th Annual Make a Difference Fair
When: May 5th from 4:30-6pm
Where: Scott Middle School Gym; 2200 Pine Lake Rd.

The 6th grade students at Scott Middle School have researched social problems that they are passionate about.  They are now working in groups to create informational booths that will be set up in the Scott Middle School gym like a science fair.  People who come to the fair will have the opportunity to see the kid's work, to learn about the problems, and to donate their money and/or time to different charitable organizations.  All are invited to attend. 
Learn more about the project at

United Way Virtual Book Drive

What: United Way Virtual Book Drive
When: April 19th - May 6th
Where: Text Books16 to 71777 for an easy way to contribute.

Please join us and help make a difference in a child's life.  Many children do not have books in their homes, and you can help change that with a donation to the Virtual Book Drive.

Our goall is to raise $9,500. 

The books will be delivered to children in our community starting on United Way Day of Action, June 21st, and distributed throughout the year at various volunteering opportunities.

Ask your friends to donate.  Share with your co-workers.  Tweet about it.  Post it to Facebook.  Because every dollar we raise gets us one step closer to ensuring children in our community can open the pages of a brand new book and the doors to a brighter future!

Prescott Community Walkathon

What: 7th annual Prescott Community Walkathon.
When: Friday, May 6th

Its main purpose is to serve as a fundraiser for Prescott Park, in particular investments into the award-winning outdoor garden and greenspace.

You can sponsor a grade with a donation of $250 dollars.  We will gladly feature your official logo and mention you prominently throughout the media-covered, all day event.

This year, our fundraising goal will support the creation of an Outdoor Maker Space in Prescott Park.  This Maker Space will support our goal to help intergrate math and science education holistically into the curriculum.

Students and families will sign up donors who donate a dollar amount in exchange for completing the walk.  On May 6th, Prescott students, parents, and community members will be walking in shifts all day.

Our goal is to raise $10-thousand dollars for the Prescott Park Outdoor Maker Space.

First Friday Jazz

What: The Ed Love Quartet, led by one of Lincoln's favorite musicians, will close out the First Friday Jazz Season with a tribute concert to the late alto saxaphonist and composer Paul Desmond.
When: May 6th from 11:30a to 1:00p
Where: The First Lutheran Church Activity Center, 1551 South 70th Street in Lincoln.

Joining Ed will be Kevin Lloyd on Piano, Ben Merliss on bass, and Greg Ahl on percussion. 

The Paul Desmond tribute will feature some of the tunes he recorded as part of the Dave Brubeck Quartet.  He is probably best known as the composer of the Brubeck Quartet's greatest hit "Take Five."

Lunch is available for purchase at the concert, and the audience is invited to spend as much of their lunch hour as they wish listening to great jazz.  Contributions to support this series of concerts are appreciated, along with the donation of non-perishable food items for the Food Pantry.

SCC Milford 75 years Celebration

What: SCC Milford is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
When: Saturday, May 6th & Sunday, May 7th
Where: SCC Campus at 600 State St. in Milford

Many family activities.  Kicks off May 6th with campus tours, including a chance to climb the 60-foot climbing tower, watch a drone demonstration and see a collection of cars from 1941 to today.
     On May 7th, there will be activities for children, including a tractor pull, monkey motion three ride, wildlife encounters, and a free photo both. 

Adults can watch the Blackhawk military helicopter take off and land, take a ride on a Model T or find out what it's like to control a power plant simulator.

Saturday evening activities include music from the Burnt Biskits Band, comedian and magician Gayle Becwar and a free barbecue.

For a detailed schedule of events, go to

Persons needing more information may also contact Petsch at 402-761-8213 or Jantze at 402-761-8459 njantze@souheat.educ.


Norris High School Auto Show

What: Norris High School Auto Show to fund SkillsUSA Norris Chapter.  Hosted by the SkillsUSA Norris Chapter In Conjunction with the SkillsUSA Norris Parent/Booster Club.
When: Saturday, May 7th.
Where: Norris High School South Parking Lot, 25211 South 68th, Firth, Ne., Only 16 Miles South of Lincoln.

Pre-Registration must be received by Friday, April 29th.

Youth: 19-Younger - $10 Pre-Registration
Adult : 20-Older - $16 Pre-Registration
Day of Show Registration - $20
Registration - 8am to Noon (Judging at Noon)
FREE Dash Plaque for first 75 registrants

Concessions Available on Grounds
T-shirts will be for sale for $15
Show n Shine - Noon - 2pm
Trophy Presentation - 3pm.

Show Rain or Shine!  All proceeds help fund the SkillsUSA Norris Chapter

Shelter and Indoor Eating Area Provided.                                             

Pancakes In The Park

What: Pancakes in the Park
When:  Saturday, May 7th from 6:30am to 2pm
Where: Auld Pavillion, Antelope Park
Tickets: Adults in advance $6.  At the door $7. - Children ages 3-12, $4.  Children under 3, eat free.
For advance tickets, call 402-489-0439.

Annaul Event, sponsored by Cornhusker Kiwanis, features all you can eat pancakes and french toast, plus sausage, orange juice, coffee, milk. 

Proceeds benefit Cornhusker's many children and youth related programs.  For more information:  

10th R.O.C. Car Show

What: 10th R.O.C Car Show to help provide money for the ROC Youth Center in Ashland, Ne.
When: May 7th, Rain or Shine.  Registration 9-12. -   Pre-entry by April 29th, $15., Day of Show $20. 
Where: Ashland-Greenwood High School, 18th & Furnas St. Ashland, Ne

Drawings for Pre-entries, Door Prizes, Raffle, Refrigerator Raffles.

Best of Show Stock & Mod.
Specialty Awards
Memorial Awards
Longest Distance
Club Participation Trophy & Cash

Dash Plaques/Google Bags First 100

Concessions by R.O.C.
Music by Pat

Big Daddy' Mini Donuts
Josie's Jems Signs
Lauen Beth's Popcorn

Car Enthusists and Spectators Welcome

For more information contact Rich Miller 402-944-2557

ROC Youth Center is for the local kids and ones from the surrounding areas.  The center was started 11 years ago by Steve Herman to provide a safe place for the youth to "Hang Out", to do homework with assistance and to learn how to give back to the community that helps keep the center available for them.  There are approximately 35-40 kids at the center and it is open several nights a week.  The center is run strictly on donations and these donations pay the monthly expenses and provide items for the kids while at the center.

Nate Staniforth's Real Magic Tour

What: Nate Staniforth's Real Magic Tour
When: Saturdays May 7th, May 21st and June 4th.  Doors open at 7pm, show at 7:30
Where: Sheldon Art Gallery

Nate is a magician, writer, traveler, and host of the Discovery Channel's International hit TV series Breaking Magic.

For over a decade, Nate has toured the US college circuit as one of the busiest working magicians in the country.  He's given a TED Talk, lectured at the worldfamous Oxford Union, and in 2017 the Harry Potter famed Bloomsbury Publishing will release Nate's memoir in bookstores worldwide.

Not recommended for children.

Madonna presents Bert Burns and Lasci

What: Madonna presents Bert Burns and LASCI
When: May 9th from 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Where: Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital - Sheridan Conference Room.

When Bert Burns was in his 20's, his life changed forever the night a drunk driver struck his vehicle.  The force of the impact threw Bert from the car.  He learned he would have to face life as a quadriplegic.
   Bert was convinced his life was over, and had no idea that the roles of entrepreneur, clinician, Paralympian and father of twins were awaiting him.
     Join Bert at Madonna to learn more about his journey and what has happened to bring him to where he is today.

For more information or any questions contact:
Jessi McFadden at 800-321-0591 x 3869


Lincoln Boys Choir

What: Lincoln Boys Choir to perform Spring Melodies Concert
When: May 13th, at 7pm
Where: O'Donnell Auditorium at the Vance D. Rodgers Center for Fine Arts, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 50th and Huntington Streets.

Hear the Lincoln Boys Choir singing a variety of light classical, foreign language and folk music.  Choir alumni will be invited onstage to sing with the combined choirs during the traditional final song "River of Judea."

The Lincoln Boys Choir organization comprised of three choirs or more than 100 boys, ages 8-18, selected  by audition to perform in one of three groups: the Cantare and Chorale, both under the direction of Burton Schernikau and accompanied by Karen Karr Ammons, Or, the Concert Choir, under the direction of Kevin Scheele and accompanied by Julie Schumacher.

Zoetis Dog Jog Mile and 5k benefiting Domesti-PUPS

What: Zoetis Dog Jog Mile and 5K benefiting Domesti-PUPS
When: Saturday, May 14th.  Registration begins at 8am, 1 mile starts at 9am, 5k starts at 9:30am.  Packet Pick-up - morning of race 8-8:45a.
Where: Mahoney Park in Lincoln. 70th & Adams, Lincoln, Ne
Register online at or day of the race.
First 100 dogs get a bag of goodies.  Humans get a t-shirt if registered by April 30th.

Domesti-PUPS provides theraphy dogs, service dogs for persons with disabilities, and trained rescue dogs through their adoptables program. 

Pre-register by April 28th and receive dog leash, dog toy, waste bag holder, and T-shirt.

Entry Fees:
Individual $15
Family $25
Individual: $25
Family: $35

Both Races:
Individual: $30
Family $40

Leashes under 6'.  Dogs must be on leash at all times.  Vaccination forms must be complete and turned in prior to packet pick up.  Strollers are allowed.

Investigate Second Saturday: Migratory Bird Month

What: Investigate Second Saturday: Migratory Bird Month
When: May 14th from 10am to 12pm
Where: University of Nebraska State Museum

Help celebrate International Migratory Bird Month during the State Museum's Investigate on May 14th.  Drop in any time between 10a and 12p to meet Jason "The Birdnerd" St. Sauver, Community Education Director at Spring Creek Prairie.  Examine a variety of bird nests and feathers, learn about local Prairie birds and habitats, and make your own feathered friend to take home!

Lincoln Education Association Shredding Event

What: The Lincoln Education Association Shredding Event
When: Saturday, May 14th from 9a to 11a.
Where: Lincoln Education Association Parking Lot at 4920 Normal Blvd.

Time to clean out clutter and safely dispose of all those receipts, bills, and credit card statements!

Our volunteers will unload & carry your paper items to the shredding truck; simply drive through our east parking lot.

Free-will donations to the Harvest of Books will be accepted and are appreciated!  This shredding event is brought to you by the Lincoln Education Association and First Nebraska Educators Credit Union.

Sowers Club Car Show

What: Sowers Club 1st Annaul Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show.
When: Sunday, May 15th,
Where: West of Younkers located at Gateway Mall

Show Cars:  This group of entries is for the extreme enthusiasts where the engine and trunk compartment, as well as undercarriage , has been restored, highlighted and enhanced for car shows and are usually not daily drivers.  Points will not be given for these enhancements in this show.  Enteries with these enhancements will no be allowed in.

Cruising Class:  Daily for frequent drivers.  These, as well as all enteries, except mortorcycles, will be judged on eye appeal, cleanliness inside and out and visible wheel well area.  All vehicle entries must have hoods and trunks down and doors closed.  Sowers Club reserves the right to add or delete classes or reassign enteries.


Lincoln Career Fair

What: Lincoln Career Fair.
When: Wedneday, May 18th from 11am to 2pm
Where: Embassy Suites, Downtown Lincoln, 1040 P St., Lincoln, Ne

Hundreds of job opportunities.
Take you career to the next level
Meet employers face to face
Multiple inteview opportunities
Apply for the job at the event
Get hired while at the event.

For more information:


Love Library Event - Genealogy Day

What: Genealogy & Family History Day
When: May 18th, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Where: Love Library South Auditorium Room 102, 13th & R Streets, Lincoln, Ne
Theme: "Diverse Cultures, Diverse Resources."

Participants will learn about some of the resources and processes to start the journey to find their diverse ancestors.  Presenters will also highlight a diverse range of resources held in the UNL Libraries and elsewhere. 

The presentations are FREE and participants can attend the entire day or specific sessions.  This year's event will include afternoon break-out sessions with each of the experts in the new Adele Hall Learning Commons.

Participants can bring lunch or purchase lunch at the Student Union or downtown restaurant.

Attendees are encouraged to use the for-pay parking at the Larson Building at 13th and Q streets. 

Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required.  A full program and registration information is available at or contact or t

Fulldome Fest at Mueller Planetarium

What: Fulldome Fest at Mueller Planetarium
When: May 28th from 11am - 3pm
Where: Ralph Mueller Planetarium, 307 Morrill Hall

A special day of five different back-to-back fulldome shows. 

11am - Sesame Street: One World, One Sky
12pm - Cosmic Adventure
1pm -  Supervolcanoes
2pm -  Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure
3pm -  From Earth to the Universe

Visitors can preview two new shows to the planetarium which include "Cosmic Adventure" - a high speed adventure taking the viewer on a roller coaster ride from the Moon through the solar system, and "From Earth to the Universe" - a voyage through sparkling sights and sounds revealing the Universe to us by science.  The fest will be the last time visitors can see "Sea Monsters: a Prehistoric Adventure".

2016 Cattlemen's Ball

What: 2016 Cattlemen's Ball.
When: June 3rd & 4th.
Where: Hosted by the Trevor and Torri Lienemann Family at their Lienetics Ranch near Princeton, Ne.
Tickets: Trail Boss Tickets (full access) and top hand tickets (limited access).  For more information on event details and to purchase tickets, visit 

Friday: 2016 Cattlemen's Ball Golf Tournament at Wilderness Ridge and tours of Homestead National Monument.  Other Friday activities include tours, a Certified Angus Beef dinner and a live auction at the Nebraska Innovation Campus

Saturday: Events at the Lienetics Ranch begin with a champagne  breakfast, lunch, and include live and silent auctions, art and fashion shows, cattle displays, tall gates, beer and wine tastings and other ativities.  Saturday evening features a prime rib dinner and concert by legendary entertainmer Clint Black.

90 per cent of the funds raised will go to the Buffett Cancer Center, while 10 percent will go toward local health initiatives and organizations in southeastern Nebraska. 

For more information, visit

Lincoln Midget Football

What: Registration for Lincoln Midget Football
When: April 1st through June 30th
Who: Children, age 9 to 14.

The league is comprised of eight districts and five divisions.  Players are assigned to teams based on address first and then by age, size and athletic ability.  Only the first 1200 players guaranteed placement on a team.

Registration is only online.  Fees cover all equipment, except mouth guards, practice jersey & cleats. 
The season opens in August and each team will play 7 to 8 games.  All games are played at the Runza Sports Complex near Sherman Fields at 2nd and South Streets.

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement

What: "Perspectives on the World Christian Movement"  will again be offered this January in 5 Nebraska locations. 
Classes will be held in Lincoln, Kearney, Columbus, McCook and Omaha.

This is one of the premier Christian equipping courses available today.  Whether you are desiring to mature in your understanding of God's Kingdom expansion in the earth, desire to be equipped to effectively witness in your world, or want to prepare for cross-cultural ministry, this 15 course will impact your understanding of what God is up to in our world.

To register go to

Palmyra-Bennet Alumni Banquet

What: Palmyra-Bennet Alumni Banquet
When: Saturday, January 4th.  5pm Social Hour, 6pm Program & Meal
Dinner: $20 per person.  Choose between Creamy Rosemary/Garlic Chicken - Pulled Pork - Vegetarian Pasta,
Reservations with payment due May 21st.
Send to: Teresa Weaver 6321 Newton St. Lincoln, Ne 68506

Strider Cup Race

What: Strider Cup Race
When: Saturday, June 11th, 8am to 2:30pm
Where: The Railyard - 350 N 7th St. Lincoln.
Cost: $27.37 for toddler races (ages 2-5).  Special Needs Races are free.

Strider Cup races give small children and people with special needs a chance to put their Strider Balance Bike skills to the test at several stops across the USA and worldwide.  These unique Strider organized and operated events cater directly to children 2-5 years old who want to experience the thrill of racing.  Children of all sizes and skill levels are welcome to participate.  STRIDER No-Pedal Balance Bikes are developed for both learning the ropes of riding and honing advance skills in racing.

Event registration site:
Strider website:

Goehner Centennial Players 23rd Annual Melodrama

What: 23rd Annual Melodrama, "Dark Deeds at Swan's Place" (or Never Trust a Tattooed Sailor).
When: Opening May 26th and running through June 12th at the Olde Glory Theatre in Seward.
Wednesdays - Pop and Popcorn
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday - Prime Rib Dinner Theatre
Sunday - Dessert Matinees

This is an uproarious melodrama featuring one of the nastiest villians ever to take the stage.  A fun-filled show including a vile villaniness, the stalwart hero, a damsel-in-distress, and a crusty old sea captain.

Come be a part of Nebraska's premiere dinner theatre to cheer the hero and boo the villain.

For reservations, call Lloyd Schultz at 402-523-5025

Satore Summer Science Cafe Series: Reptiles

What: Sartore Summer Science Cafe Series: Reptiles
When: Sunday, May 29th, 6:30-8p
Where: Morrill Hall
Museum Member, UNL Student/Faculty/Staff (ID required0: $15.00
Non-Member,  $20.
Ticket: one drink ticket, Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers (3), toast and Cane's Sauce, one Photo includes:  Ark print
Ticket sales end 10am day of program.

Learn about Nebraska's venomous snakes including the threatened Massasauga Rattlesnake found in southeastern Nebraska.  Dan Fogell, author of the "Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Nebraska," will talk about the integral role of snakes to Nebraska habitats and current efforts to balance issues of conservation and land use.  Several snakes from Fogell's lab at Southeast Community College will be available for participants to view.

Satore Summer Science Cafe Series: Animal Rights
When: June 16th from 6:30-8p
Where: Morrill Hall

Science Cafe in Mueller Planetarium at Morrill Hall is a casual, educational, and entertaining monthly series for adults (21+) exploring a variety of science and natural history topics.  Join us each month this summer to enjoy Raising Canes and hear from scientist and researchers on animal conservation topics.

Museum Member, UNL Student/Faculty/Staff (ID required): $15.
Non-Member: $20.
Ticket:  1 drink ticket, Raising Cane's Chickn Fingers (3), Toast and Cane's sauce, 1 Photo.
Ticket sales end 10am day of program.

Archie's Late Night Party

What: Archie's Late Night Party
When: June 24th from 6p - 10p
Where: University of Nebraska State Museum, Morrill Hall
Regular Museum Admission

"Archie" and his fossil friends are staying up late to have fun wth you and your family.  All ages will be able to explore science and natural history topics through hands-on activities.

Mueller Planetarium will help you identify constellations you can see from your own backyard
Be sure to wear your pajamas for bedtime stories with Archie
Take a short walk to the UNL Observatory to look at the night sky through telescopes
Learn about animals in your neighborhood that come out to play once the sun goes down
Grab a snack in the "Fresh Thyme Snack Shack"
New this year: Science of Harry Potter


Caregiver Support Group

What: Caregiver Support Group
When: 1st Tuesday of Each Month starting September 1st.  6:30 - 8p.
Where: 5200 R Street
Hosted by: Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, 5200 R Street
Facilitated by Ryana Swift - 402-802-2365 Masters Level Social Work Student.

Caregiver Support Group offers a place to talk through challenges and ways of coping, sharing feelings, needs, concerns and learning about resources available in our community.

Take back left over meds

What: Take Back Left Over Meds.

An estimated 1/3 of all prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines go unused.  These products end up just sitting in medicine cabinets and they can wind up in the wrong hands or get taken accidientally.  But flushing or throwing away these medications can harm the enviroment.  So what can you do?  Take them back to a pharmacy near you.  Visit to find a participating pharmacy near you or call the Nebraska Regional Poison Center at 800-222-1222.

League of Human Dignity Equipment Loan and Rental Program

What: League of Human Dignity Equipment Loan and Rental Program

The League of Human Dignity's equipment loan and rental program knows that many people in the Lincoln area are in need of equipment that could help them live more indiependently in their own homes.  Do you have durable medical equipment that you would be able to donate?  If you do, contact the League of Human Dignity to see if you have what we currently need.  Just call us in Lincoln at 402-441-7871 or go online to

The League of Human Dignity is a non profit, consumer based organization that promotes independent living for people with disabilities, in their own homes rather than in nursing homes.  To that end, we advocate for their needs and rights, while providing services to asist them in attaining, and maintaining an independent lifestyle.

Early Onset Dementia Support Group

What: Early Onset Dementia Support Group
When: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm
Where: Independence House, 4610 Mandarin Circle.  Open to the public at no charge.

What: Dementia Support Group...
When:  Third Tuesday of the month at 11am.
Where:  Independence House 2355 Superior.  Open to the public at no charge.

What: Trunk or Treat for Safe trick or treating.
When:  October 25th, 2-4pm
Where: Independence House, 5500 S. Coddington.
Trunk or Treat for safe trick or treating.  Games, Face painting, and vendors providing treats for the young ones!  Costumes desired!


Old Cheney Farmer's Market

What: Old Cheney Road Farmer's Market.
When: Every Sunday from 4/24-10/30.  10am - 2pm rain or shine
Where: 5500 Old Cheney Rd. Lincoln, Ne

Large selection of locally produced fruit and vegetables, farmstead cheeses, breads, plants, farm fresh eggs, pastured meats, homemade baked goods, jams and jellies.

Accepts SNAP (food stamps) and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) coupons, and credit/debit cards.  We are a producer-only market, meaning everything sold at market is guaranteed to be grown or processed by our members.