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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


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


Mueller Planetarium presents: October Laserfest

What: Mueller Planetarium October Laserfest!

Halloween Spooktacular: Friday and Saturday October 10 & 11. 17 & 18, and 24th.
7pm & 8pm.  Show length 27 minutes.  Songs include Thriller, Purple People Eater, Ghostbusters, This is Halloween, Witchy Woman, Cosmic Thing, Crypt Jam/The Crow Deep Red, The Monster Mash, Time Wrap.

Pink Floyd: The Best of Echoes: Friday and Saturday October 10, & 11, 9pm, show length 54 minutes. Songs include One Of These Days, Learning To Fly, Another Brick In The Wall Part 2, Astronomy Domine, Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Wish You Were Here, Money, Comfortably Numb, High Hopes.

Classic Laser Rock: Friday & Saturday, October 17 & 18, 24th a 9p.  Show length 46 minutes..  Songs include Old Time Rock And Roll - Bob Seger, Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen, Love me Two Times - Doors, Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton, Paint It Black -  Rolling Stones, Money - Pink Floyd, Are You Experienced - Jimi Hendrix,  Here Comes The Sun - Beatles, Pinball Wizard - The Who, Hotel California - The Eagles, Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin.

Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis day of show.  Adults (19 years & up) &6.  Children (18 years & down) $5  Friends of the Musuem with member ID $5.



Zumbathon Charity Event

What: Zumbathon Charity Event
When: Friday, October 24 from 7-10pm
Where: Malone Community Center, 2032 U St. Lincoln Ne 68503. 
$10 in advance, $15 at the door.

Come dance the night away at Club Pink to support the fight against breast cancer!  This is a one-night-only dance club party that'sll be supporting the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.  75% of the proceeds will be donated to this awesome cause.

There will be tons of Zumba prizes, food, crazy lights, sweat, mocktails, and more.

The club will be open from 7-10pm, but you can take breaks as needed and feel free to come and go as you please.  You don't even have to be a good dancer.  This is about fun, raising money for a great cause, and shaking what our mothers gave us!
Visit or call Lisa at (402) 937-1689 for advance tickets.

With guest instructors from Total Body Infusion, Prairie Life Fitness and YMCA of Lincoln.

Hosted by Zumba with Lisa



What: S.W.A.P Students With A Place presents Fall Back.
When: October 24th 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Light House, 2601 N St, Lincoln, Ne
$2 Admission per youth

There will be Dancing, Prizes, Food and much more.  Come help support our youth at the Light House to keep our youth motivated to continue to do well in school.
For Grades 6-8. 

UNL Open Studio Event

What: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Art and Art History is hosting Open Studios.  Graduate Students in the Department of Art and Art History will open their working studios for the evening from 5pm to 8pm.
When: October 24th from 5p to 8p.
Where: Richards Hall, located at the corner of Stadium Dr and T St. on UNL's City Campus.  Woods Art Building is located just southeast of Richards next to the Sheldon Museum of Art.

The Ooen house will include graduate studios in Richards Hall and Woods Art Building.  Work will include painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography and ceramics.

Visitors will also have the chance to take home a piece of graduate artwork from a raffle drawing that will be held at 7:45pm.  Raffle tickets will be sold that night for $1 (or 6 for $5), and all proceeds will go to the student-run Visual Artists in Practice.  Winners need not be present to win.

Lincoln City Libraries Mom's Night Out

What: Lincoln City Libraries "Mom's Night Out At The Library."
When: Friday, October 24th at 6:15p
Where: Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St.

After-hours, child free event for moms to socialize, learn something new and take time for themselves.  The event will include simple yoga techniques demonstrated by Tataya Radtke of Yoga Body and Balance.  Participants will also have the opportunity to tour the library or to browse the facility on their own.  Attendees are encouraged to dress comfortably and to bring a yoga mat or towel.  Child care will not be available at the event.  Pre-registration is not required.

For more information about this and other Lincoln City Library events, visit

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. 

Waverly First United Methodist Church Beef BBQ

What: Waverly First United Methodist Church announces their 59th Annual Beef Barbecue and Bazaar.
When: Sunday, October 26th serving from 4:30 to 6:30.
Where: Waverly First United Methodist Church
Advanced ticket sales available at the Church

BBQ prices: Adults, ages 13 and up $10 ($9.50 for advanced sales)
Children, ages 5-12 $5
Pre-School: $2.50

Menu: beef, potatoes, homegrown corn, baked beans, cole slaw, rolls, homemade pie, drink, and our famous homemade barbecue sauce.

Take out available on north side of the church.

call 786-2625 sy 4:30pm to place your order!

Special attractions: Country Kitchen and inflatable play area for children.


Assumption Dwight Craft Fair & Soup Dinner

What: Assumption Dwight Holiday Boutique/Craft Fair & Soup Dinner
When: Sunday, October 26th.
Where: Assumption Parish Hall in Dwight, Ne.  Indoor Craft Fair - Soup Dinner - Bake Sale - Raffle.

Holiday Boutique/Craft Fair 9a-2p.  Soup Dinner: 10:30a to 2p

Serving: Chili, Chicken Noodle Soup, Chicken Salad and Ham Sandwiches, Pies and Desserts (pay as you go - individually priced).

Mass celebrated at 10am.

For Table Rental/Vendor Info, Contact Michelle Hotovy at 402-566-2295 or Carmen Rigatuso at 402-499-2245


Abel Hall-O-Ween

What: Come Trick or Treat on the floors of Abel Hall, 860 N. 17th Street.
When: Sunday, October 26th from 2p to 5p
Where: Abel Hall 860 N. 17th Street
Donations wil be accepted at the door.

Enjoy Witch's Brew, Pumpkin Painting, Hall-O-ween Treats, Floor to Floor , Door by Door Trick or Treating.

All proceeds go to the Lincoln/Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity.


Oktoberfest Polka Worship

What: Join McCool Jct First Lutheran Church for an Oktoberfest Polka Worship and Benefit for Xavier Reed.
When: October 26th; Church at 10:30a and the benefit from 12noon to 4pm.
Where: McCool First Lutheran Church and Benefit at McCool Jct Town Hall. (Meals to go available).
Menu: Brats, dogs, sauerkraut, beans, chips and drink...Free Will Donation.

There will be a silent auction and kids games during the benefit. 

Xavier has had one hip surgery and has more to come.  This benefit is to help defray medical and travel medical & travel expenses. 

Additional funding will be provided by Hamilton/York County Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.  Please make checks to the Hamilton/York Thrivent.  For donations or information contact
Pam Norquest 402-724-2163, or Carol Green 402/724/2204 or


Get Out and Vote Event

What: Come to the get out the vote Be a Reagan Democrat Free Stuff Picnic.
When: Saturday, October, 25th and Sunday, October 26th from 11a to 4p.
Where: Shelter Cooper Park, 9th st. and E st.

Be a Reagan Democrat.  Discuss Political Points.

"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


Kirkendoll, Guest Artist to perform in Westbrook

What: Guest artist pianist Michael Kirkendoll will present a recital of emotional, innovative and exciting works from the 20th and 21st Centuries.
When: Tuesday, October 28th at 7:30pm
Where: Westbrook Music Building

The program is a tour of compositional styles and ideas, threaded together with interesting perspective given from the state by Kirkendoll.

Kirkendoll is Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Kansas, where he also earned his doctoral and bachelor's degrees, and also holds a masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music.

Two Ensembles take Kimball Stage

What: Two Glen Korff School of Music ensembles join for one amazing night of music when the UNL Graduate Jazz5tet and the UNL Big Band take to the Kimball Recital Hall State.
When: Tuesday, October 28th at 7:30pm
Where: Kimball Recital Hall

Join the UNL Graduate Jazz5tet, directed by Dr. Darryl White for their season premiere concert.  The UNL Big Band, directed by Graduate Teaching Assistant Masayoshi Ishikawa, opens its season too.

Cost for the event is General Admission $5; Student/Seniors $3.

NWU Students to Host U.S. Candidate Forum

What: Nebraska Wesleyan University's Student Affairs Senate will host a U.S. Senate Candidate Forum.
When: Tuesday, October 28th at 7pm.
Where: First United Methodist Church, located at 50th Street and St. Paul Ave.  Parking will be available directly south of the church. 

A Panel of Nebraska Wesleyan University students and a professor will ask questions of the candidates.  They will have two minutes to respons to each question.

Democrat Dave Domina and independent candidates Jim Jenkins and Todd Watson will participate in the forum along with Mark Fahlson, immediate past chairman of the Nebraska Republican Party, who will represent Republican candidate Ben Sasse.

A  meet-and-greet reception will follow the forum.


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


Trunk and Treat

What: Trunk and Treat
When: October 31st, 6-7:30pm (Halloween Night)
Where: First Evangelical Covenant Church, 6024 L Street

Walk through Noah's Ark, hear special music and a story, enjoy hot dogs and chips and hot chocolate, get coupons from DaVinci's, and treats from people all dressed up at their decorated car trunks.

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

Avoca Fall Craft & Vendor Show

What: Avoca Fall Craft & Vendor Show
When: Saturday, October 25th. Bake Sale at 9am, Lunch served 11-1.  Event runs until 4p.
Where: Avoca Town Hall, 611 House St., Avoca, Ne

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.  


Chamber Singers perform "Blessings of Blue"

What: The University Chamber Singers will present "Blessings of Blue", the first concert in their Sheldon Museum of Art 2014-2015 Concert Series.
When: Sunday, November 2nd at 7:30p
Where: In the Sheldon Great Hall.
The event is free and open to the public.

The centerpiece of this concet will be the performance of Carol Barnett's "The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass," featuring the Chamber Singers and Bluegrass Band.

First Plymouth Church

What: Islamic Scholar, Dr. Anouar Majid, will present a free lecture titled "Unveiling the Divine" at First-Plymouth Congregational Church.
When: Sunday, November 2nd, at 4p
Where: First-Plymouth Congregational Church at 20th & D Streets at 4pm in the Sanctuary.

Anouar Majid, is an author, and the Vice President for Global Affairs and Communications; Professor of English and the Director of the Center for Global Humanities at the University of New England.  He is the author of Islam and America: Building a Future Without Prejudice.

In addition to the 4p lecture at First-Plymouth Church, Dr. Majid will also be speaking at First-Plymouth Church on Sunday at both the 10:30am and 11:59pm worship services;  and he will be speaking on "How to think American Islam" at Doane College (Crete, Ne) on Thursday, October 30th at 7p.

For more information call 402-476-7565 or visit

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

For more info go to


Lincoln Artist Guild

What: Lincoln Artists' Guild Art Gallery First Friday & Fall Show Opening & Reception
When: November 7th from 5pm to 8pm
Where: 366 N. 48th Street, on the lower level

Join us for an intimate evening surrounded by over 150 pieces of original artwork filled with rich textures and wonderous colors.  Visit the artists, enjoy refreshments, and hear great music provided by the talented group Jive Merchant.  Our members are local artists who offer a wide range of exciting art.  The artwork is available for sale in our beautiful art gallery located in the Out of the Box store, lower level entrance.  See award winning artwork from our Fall Show and don't forget to vote for People's Choice.  Enjoy many different styles and mediums of artwork, all so original, all so fresh and so intriguing.  Just a must see!

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


St. John's 29th Annual Craft Fair

What: St. John's 29th Annual Craft Fair.
When: Saturday, November 8th from 9a to 4p
Where: St. John's 7601 Vine St.

Over 125 Tables of Crafters & Variety of Vendors.  St. John's 50th Anniversary Cookbooks.

Concession Stand too!  Homemade Sloppy Joes, Grilled Hot Dogs, Plus a variety of homemade Desserts and more!

Prairie Home United Methodist Church

What: Prairie Home United Methodist Church Annual Soup Supper
When: Saturday, November 8th, 4-6p
Where: Prairie Home United Methodist Church 5200 N. 148th St.


Tackling Diabetes

What: The Foreman Foundation is proud to bring the "Tackling Diabetes" Gala to the Lincoln/Omaha metro community for the first time.
When: Saturday, November 8th at 6p.
Where: The Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way in Council Bluffs, IA

To purchase your ticket, or learn more about sponsorship opportunities visit

Founded in 2013 by NFL veteran and former Husker Jay Foreman, the focus of the Foreman Foundation is providing opportunities to acess top-notch education and resources in the fight against diabetes.

Foreman has lost 3 family members to complications directly related to this silent killer, and has several other family members who are currently diagnosed.

Join us in our efforts to Tackle diabetes!


Cortland American Legion/Auxillary Dinner

What: Cortland American Legion/Auxillary S.P.O.B.O.W. post 253 Turkey/Ham Dinner & the trimmings.
When: Sunday, November 9th from 11a to 1p
Where: Cortland Community Center, Cortland, Ne
Tickets: Adults $10, Children 5-12 $5.  Children 4 & under, free.

Lest We Forget

What: Lest We Forget.  A Veteran's Day Tribute.
When: Sunday, November 9th at 6pm.
Where: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 300 Old Cheney Road - Lincoln.
Free Admission - Families Welcomed.

Guest Speaker - Brig. Gen. Roma Amundson, USA Retired Former Adjutant General of the Nebraska National Guard.
Also featured LDS Men's Choir, Lincoln Boy's Concert Choir.  Praise Team - First UMC, Te Deum & Chorale-First Plymouth Church Bell-issimo-auditioned community bell choir, representing 7 different churches in Lincoln.  Instrumentalist from the Lincoln Community Concert Band.  Tribute to our active-duty military, veterans, and their families.

UNL Author Poetry Reading

What: UNL Professor Stephen C. Behrendt,  to read from new work of poetry at the University Bookstore.
When: November 5th at 7p
Where: University Bookstore in the lower level of the Nebraska Union at 14th and R Streets.

Refractions is the newest book of poetry from noted write and scholar Stephen C. Behrendt, George Holmes Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  This five part collection includes original woodcut prints from artist Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton

Stephen Behrendt is a native of Northeastern Wisconsin and now lives in Lincoln.  He is an International authority on British Romantic Literature and culture as well as a widely published poet.  Refractions is his fourth collection..


Hope Beyond the Walls

What: Hope Beyond the Walls, An Evening to Learn of Ministry in Lancaster County Jail and Support the Chaplaincy, featuring Honored Guest Speaker Former Governor Kay Orr.
When: Tuesday, November 18th at 6:30p
Where: Faith Bible Church, 6201 S. 84th.
No admission charge.  No ticket required.

Music by IMAGE - Lincoln Christian School's Top Vocal Ensemble
Dessert following the program.
Opportunity to help fund the county jail chaplaincy will be provided.  Chaplain Sheldon Crapo: 402-441-1929  George Darlington 402-617-9666


Thanksgiving Meal

What: The local Wilber Community Churches are having a Thanksgiving Meal.
When: Sunday, November 23rd from 5p to 7p.
Where: First Lutheran Church in Wilber
This is a free will donation event with the proceeds going to the local emergency fund. 

We will be serving a full Thanksgiving meal with Turkey, dressing and all the fixin's. 

If you would like to come and enjoy a delicious meal and fellowship, please join us.

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.


First-Plymouth Congregational Church Suport Groups, Events & Workshops

Academic Bible Study, Without the Tests and Grades, Sundays November 2-30, 9am

Unveiling the Divine - Lecture with Dr. Anouar Majid, Sunday, November 2nd.

Bible Stories through New Eyes, Tuesdays, November 4-25 9:30am

The Bridge: Grit and Grace Study, Wednesdays, November 5, 12 and 19, 6:15p

Old Testament Timeline Mural Tour at First-Plymouth, Wednesday, November 5th, 6:15p

Powerful Parenting Workshop, Wednesdays, November 5, 12 & 19, 7:15p

Not Your Ordinary Bible Study, Thursdays, November 6 & 20, Noon

Prayer and Meditation Group for Women, Thursdays, November 6 & 20, 1p

Callling All Singles!  Planning Meeting, Thursday, November 6, 5:30p at the Garage (S. 48th & Hwy 2 - back room)

Angels, Wondrous Beings Workshop, Thursdays, November 6-20, 6:30-8p

Grief and the Holiday Season, Tuesday, November 11, 6:30-8p.

Single Bridge, November 12 & 26, 1-4p

Morning Yoga, Mondays 9am  $5 a class, pay at the door

Yoga, Tuesdays, 5:30p  $5 a class, pay at the door.

Contact 402-476-7550 to 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.

For more information go to

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.