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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks

450,000+ LEGO® bricks, 13 incredible displays, an ALL-NEW experience! Sean Kenney's third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a proud peacock, a giant...

Cost: 5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Flight

What happens when secret desires are unleashed? English composer Jonathan Dove’s opera tells the story of a group of disparate travelers who meet at an airport with shared departure plans but...

Cost: 19-99

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Opera Omaha
Telephone: 402-346-7372
Contact name: Rebecca Ihnen
Website »

5:00 PM

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

Come experience Joslyn Castle Unlocked! This fun evening includes dinner and an all access tour of the historic Joslyn Castle. A limited number of guests at each Unlocked event get to see behind...

Cost: $65

Where?
Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Amy Trenolone
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to sponsor their participation in Bowl for Kids’ Sake....

Cost: Each participant must raise a minimum of $100

Where?
Maplewood Lanes
3030 N 101st St
Omaha, NE
View map »

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Generator Series // Sound &: Nature

Looking toward the future of music, Omaha Under the Radar and KANEKO present the Generator Series – a collection of events exploring the intersections of music, sound, and our lived experiences....

Cost: $10

Where?
, NE

7:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Leading Ladies

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing...

Cost: $36 adults, $22 students (Thurs. – Sun.) | $28 adult, $18 students (Weds.)

Where?
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Carter and Vernie Jones
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

Glass Works by Katie and Corey Broman

Glass works by Katie and Corey Broman will be on display at the Sunderland Gallery in the Cathedral Cultural Center. Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Friday Noon - 4:00 pm Saturday 10:30 am...

Cost: Free

Where?
St. Cecilia Cathedral Cultural Center
701 N 40th St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cathedral Arts Project
Telephone: 402-250-3593
Contact name: Jamie Meyer
Website »

Catherland - a new musical, book by Becky Boesen, music by David von Kampen

Susan is an emerging writer, who thinks she knows what she wants, but whose trajectory changes. Searching for answers, she flees to Red Cloud, NE, childhood home of Willa Cather. Guided by...

Cost: $25 | Adult • $20 | Student/Senior/TAG • $15 | Thursdays

Where?
Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Shelterbelt Theatre
Telephone: 402-341-2757
Website »

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing January 21 - May 28, 2017 Catch a glimpse of one of the nation’s premiere racing tracks of yesteryear. Ak-Sar-Ben: A Good Place to Race...

Cost: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors, $7 Children (3-12)

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project

Images of everyday life in 1970s America evoke disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell-bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl. At a time when the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal...

Cost: dults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 - 12): $7.00 Children 2 y

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks

450,000+ LEGO® bricks, 13 incredible displays, an ALL-NEW experience! Sean Kenney's third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a proud peacock, a giant...

Cost: 5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Boy Scouts Citizen of the Year Luncheon

The Citizen of the Year luncheon honors an individual and corporation that have given a tremendous contribution to Scouting and our community. The 2017 Citizen of the Year is Gerry Lauritzen. The...

Cost: $5,000 per table

Where?
Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine Street
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Sponsor: First National Bank of Omaha
Telephone: 402-431-9272
Contact name: John Pelletier
Website »

5:00 PM

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

Come experience Joslyn Castle Unlocked! This fun evening includes dinner and an all access tour of the historic Joslyn Castle. A limited number of guests at each Unlocked event get to see behind...

Cost: $65

Where?
Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Amy Trenolone
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to sponsor their participation in Bowl for Kids’ Sake....

Cost: Each participant must raise a minimum of $100

Where?
Maplewood Lanes
3030 N 101st St
Omaha, NE
View map »

7:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Leading Ladies

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing...

Cost: $36 adults, $22 students (Thurs. – Sun.) | $28 adult, $18 students (Weds.)

Where?
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Carter and Vernie Jones
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing January 21 - May 28, 2017 Catch a glimpse of one of the nation’s premiere racing tracks of yesteryear. Ak-Sar-Ben: A Good Place to Race...

Cost: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors, $7 Children (3-12)

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project

Images of everyday life in 1970s America evoke disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell-bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl. At a time when the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal...

Cost: dults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 - 12): $7.00 Children 2 y

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

Catherland - a new musical, book by Becky Boesen, music by David von Kampen

Susan is an emerging writer, who thinks she knows what she wants, but whose trajectory changes. Searching for answers, she flees to Red Cloud, NE, childhood home of Willa Cather. Guided by...

Cost: $25 | Adult • $20 | Student/Senior/TAG • $15 | Thursdays

Where?
Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Shelterbelt Theatre
Telephone: 402-341-2757
Website »

Glass Works by Katie and Corey Broman

Glass works by Katie and Corey Broman will be on display at the Sunderland Gallery in the Cathedral Cultural Center. Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Friday Noon - 4:00 pm Saturday 10:30 am...

Cost: Free

Where?
St. Cecilia Cathedral Cultural Center
701 N 40th St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cathedral Arts Project
Telephone: 402-250-3593
Contact name: Jamie Meyer
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks

450,000+ LEGO® bricks, 13 incredible displays, an ALL-NEW experience! Sean Kenney's third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a proud peacock, a giant...

Cost: 5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

5:00 PM

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

Come experience Joslyn Castle Unlocked! This fun evening includes dinner and an all access tour of the historic Joslyn Castle. A limited number of guests at each Unlocked event get to see behind...

Cost: $65

Where?
Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Amy Trenolone
Website »

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Michael Phillips Lecture

Internationally renowned Blake scholar Michael Phillips will explore the little known era of Blake’s life in Lambeth during the early 1790s, the intense period of creativity when he produced...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Strauss Performing Arts Center
6305 University Dr. N.
Omaha, NE  68182
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Opera Omaha
Telephone: 402-346-7372
Contact name: Rebecca Ihnen
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to sponsor their participation in Bowl for Kids’ Sake....

Cost: Each participant must raise a minimum of $100

Where?
Maplewood Lanes
3030 N 101st St
Omaha, NE
View map »

7:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Leading Ladies

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing...

Cost: $36 adults, $22 students (Thurs. – Sun.) | $28 adult, $18 students (Weds.)

Where?
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Carter and Vernie Jones
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project

Images of everyday life in 1970s America evoke disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell-bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl. At a time when the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal...

Cost: dults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 - 12): $7.00 Children 2 y

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

Catherland - a new musical, book by Becky Boesen, music by David von Kampen

Susan is an emerging writer, who thinks she knows what she wants, but whose trajectory changes. Searching for answers, she flees to Red Cloud, NE, childhood home of Willa Cather. Guided by...

Cost: $25 | Adult • $20 | Student/Senior/TAG • $15 | Thursdays

Where?
Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Shelterbelt Theatre
Telephone: 402-341-2757
Website »

Glass Works by Katie and Corey Broman

Glass works by Katie and Corey Broman will be on display at the Sunderland Gallery in the Cathedral Cultural Center. Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Friday Noon - 4:00 pm Saturday 10:30 am...

Cost: Free

Where?
St. Cecilia Cathedral Cultural Center
701 N 40th St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cathedral Arts Project
Telephone: 402-250-3593
Contact name: Jamie Meyer
Website »

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing January 21 - May 28, 2017 Catch a glimpse of one of the nation’s premiere racing tracks of yesteryear. Ak-Sar-Ben: A Good Place to Race...

Cost: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors, $7 Children (3-12)

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Adult Alcohol & Drug Evaluations

We offer Adult Substance Abuse evaluations at a discounted fee every Wednesday in our office. These evaluations allow you to assist your love one in getting them the help they need. Evaluations are...

Cost: 75.00

Where?
Serenity Matters Counseling
8109 Fort Street
Omaha, NE  68134
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Serenity Matters Counseling
Telephone: 140-283-03890
Contact name: Crystal
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks

450,000+ LEGO® bricks, 13 incredible displays, an ALL-NEW experience! Sean Kenney's third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a proud peacock, a giant...

Cost: 5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

5:00 PM

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

Come experience Joslyn Castle Unlocked! This fun evening includes dinner and an all access tour of the historic Joslyn Castle. A limited number of guests at each Unlocked event get to see behind...

Cost: $65

Where?
Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Amy Trenolone
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Travel Faire Luxury Cruising

Travel Faire invites you to preview and discover the fantastic Silversea - its ships, destinations, and a world of possibilities! Cocktail reception, music, prizes, and much more awaits you! RSVP...

Cost: Free

Where?
Travel Faire
8719 Shamrock Road
Omaha, NE  68114
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For more information:
Sponsor: Silversea Cruises
Telephone: 402-397-6900
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Punch with a purpose

Mercury at 329 s 16th St. Is hosting a Punch with a purpose for Kellie Simpson. Kellie is celebrating her 20th year being cancer free. For her 20th year she is trying to raise $120,000 for LLS's...

Cost: $10

Where?
Mercury
329 S 16th St.
Omaha , NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Mercury for Kellie Simpson
Telephone: 402-980-5814
Contact name: Kellie
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to sponsor their participation in Bowl for Kids’ Sake....

Cost: Each participant must raise a minimum of $100

Where?
Maplewood Lanes
3030 N 101st St
Omaha, NE
View map »

7:15 PM - 10:00 PM

CHASING TRANE AND THE EXXPERIENCE WITH BIG WADE AND THE BLACK SWAN THEORY

On this truly unique evening you'll be treated to compelling filmmaking and live music for the soul! To begin the evening, North Omaha Native and Soul Jazz Legend, Lewade "Big Wade" Milliner and...

Cost: 20.00

Where?
Alamo Drafthouse Theater
12750 Westport Pkwy
La Vista, NE  68138
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Original 5 Productions
Telephone: 402-708-4957
Contact name: Tomas Contreras
Website »

7:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Leading Ladies

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing...

Cost: $36 adults, $22 students (Thurs. – Sun.) | $28 adult, $18 students (Weds.)

Where?
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Carter and Vernie Jones
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

American Red Cross Giving Day

Giving Day is an opportunity for local communities to come together on one day to help the families who have been impacted by a home fire or other disaster and who urgently need Red Cross services...

Cost: varies

Where?
American Red Cross
2912 S 80th Ave
Omaha, NE  68124
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: American Red Cross
Telephone: 402-990-6893
Contact name: Briana Laymon
Website »

Catherland - a new musical, book by Becky Boesen, music by David von Kampen

Susan is an emerging writer, who thinks she knows what she wants, but whose trajectory changes. Searching for answers, she flees to Red Cloud, NE, childhood home of Willa Cather. Guided by...

Cost: $25 | Adult • $20 | Student/Senior/TAG • $15 | Thursdays

Where?
Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Shelterbelt Theatre
Telephone: 402-341-2757
Website »

Glass Works by Katie and Corey Broman

Glass works by Katie and Corey Broman will be on display at the Sunderland Gallery in the Cathedral Cultural Center. Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Friday Noon - 4:00 pm Saturday 10:30 am...

Cost: Free

Where?
St. Cecilia Cathedral Cultural Center
701 N 40th St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cathedral Arts Project
Telephone: 402-250-3593
Contact name: Jamie Meyer
Website »

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing January 21 - May 28, 2017 Catch a glimpse of one of the nation’s premiere racing tracks of yesteryear. Ak-Sar-Ben: A Good Place to Race...

Cost: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors, $7 Children (3-12)

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project

Images of everyday life in 1970s America evoke disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell-bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl. At a time when the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal...

Cost: dults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 - 12): $7.00 Children 2 y

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks

450,000+ LEGO® bricks, 13 incredible displays, an ALL-NEW experience! Sean Kenney's third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a proud peacock, a giant...

Cost: 5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

NAM Annual Meeting

Join the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands for our annual meeting and networking event on Thursday, April 27. It’ll be held at Hotel RL—The Living Stage, located at 3321 S. 72nd St. in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Hotel RL-The Living Stage
3321 S. 72nd St.
Omaha, NE  68124
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
Telephone: 402-557-5800
Contact name: Abby Hughes
Website »

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

NAM Annual Meeting

Join the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands for its annual meeting and networking event on Thursday, April 27. It will be held at Hotel RL—The Living Stage, located at 3321 S. 72nd St. in...

Cost: 0

Where?
Hotel RL—the Living Stage
3321 S. 72nd St
Omaha, NE, NE  68124
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
Telephone: 402-557-5800
Contact name: Abby Hughes
Website »

5:00 PM

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

Come experience Joslyn Castle Unlocked! This fun evening includes dinner and an all access tour of the historic Joslyn Castle. A limited number of guests at each Unlocked event get to see behind...

Cost: $65

Where?
Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Amy Trenolone
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to sponsor their participation in Bowl for Kids’ Sake....

Cost: Each participant must raise a minimum of $100

Where?
Maplewood Lanes
3030 N 101st St
Omaha, NE
View map »

7:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Leading Ladies

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing...

Cost: $36 adults, $22 students (Thurs. – Sun.) | $28 adult, $18 students (Weds.)

Where?
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Carter and Vernie Jones
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

Catherland - a new musical, book by Becky Boesen, music by David von Kampen

Susan is an emerging writer, who thinks she knows what she wants, but whose trajectory changes. Searching for answers, she flees to Red Cloud, NE, childhood home of Willa Cather. Guided by...

Cost: $25 | Adult • $20 | Student/Senior/TAG • $15 | Thursdays

Where?
Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Shelterbelt Theatre
Telephone: 402-341-2757
Website »

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing January 21 - May 28, 2017 Catch a glimpse of one of the nation’s premiere racing tracks of yesteryear. Ak-Sar-Ben: A Good Place to Race...

Cost: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors, $7 Children (3-12)

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

Glass Works by Katie and Corey Broman

Glass works by Katie and Corey Broman will be on display at the Sunderland Gallery in the Cathedral Cultural Center. Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Friday Noon - 4:00 pm Saturday 10:30 am...

Cost: Free

Where?
St. Cecilia Cathedral Cultural Center
701 N 40th St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cathedral Arts Project
Telephone: 402-250-3593
Contact name: Jamie Meyer
Website »

Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project

Images of everyday life in 1970s America evoke disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell-bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl. At a time when the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal...

Cost: dults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 - 12): $7.00 Children 2 y

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks

450,000+ LEGO® bricks, 13 incredible displays, an ALL-NEW experience! Sean Kenney's third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a proud peacock, a giant...

Cost: 5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

5:00 PM

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

Come experience Joslyn Castle Unlocked! This fun evening includes dinner and an all access tour of the historic Joslyn Castle. A limited number of guests at each Unlocked event get to see behind...

Cost: $65

Where?
Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Amy Trenolone
Website »

5:00 PM

5th Annual Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference

Join us at LifeSpring Church April 28-29, 2017 for the 5th Annual Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference. New York Times Bestselling Author Tosca Lee shares: Burn the Fear, Release the Fire:...

Cost: $100.00

Where?
LifeSpring Church
13904 South 36th Street
Bellevue, NE  68123
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For more information:
Sponsor: Wordsowers Christian Writers
Telephone: 402-915-0806
Contact name: Pebbles Jacobo
Website »

5:30 PM -

2017 Blondes vs. Brunettes

Blondes vs. Brunettes is a game based on the age old tradition where two teams of women divided to reflect rivalries compete in a flag football game to inspire fundraising, awareness and action in...

Cost: Varies

Where?
Ralston High School
8989 Park Drive
Ralston, NE  68127
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-420-2540
Contact name: Megan Myers
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to sponsor their participation in Bowl for Kids’ Sake....

Cost: Each participant must raise a minimum of $100

Where?
Maplewood Lanes
3030 N 101st St
Omaha, NE
View map »

6:30 PM -

Wishbone

An Event Supporting Kent Bellows Mentoring Program. This year's fundraiser will be held in coordination with the Teen Salon - live arts student performance.

Cost: $50 - per person

Where?
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-661-3887
Contact name: Agne Dizona
Website »

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Night of Celebration

CHI Health Immanuel Night of Celebration is an annual community event to raise money to support special Immanuel campus needs. The evening includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, sit down...

Cost: $150

Where?
A View on State
13467 State St.
Omaha, NE  68142
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Immanuel Auxiliary
Telephone: 402-572-2132
Contact name: Angela Loyd
Website »

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reconciled Gospel Concert

Open Door Mission presents: Reconciled - a Southern and Contemporary Gospel concert at Divine Shepherd Lutheran in Omaha. Their rich four-part harmonies will leave you wanting more every time you...

Cost: $0

Where?
Divine Shepherd Lutheran
15005 Q St
Omaha, NE  68137
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For more information:
Sponsor: Open Door Mission
Telephone: 402-829-1505
Contact name: Victoria Leuthold
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7:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Leading Ladies

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing...

Cost: $36 adults, $22 students (Thurs. – Sun.) | $28 adult, $18 students (Weds.)

Where?
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68132
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For more information:
Sponsor: Carter and Vernie Jones
Telephone: 402-553-0800
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8:00 PM -

Gay Men’s Chorus of LA: “it gets better” Tour featuring the River City Mixed Chorus

Dan Savage’s three simple words – it gets better – reach into the hearts of LGBTQ youth and inspire them with the message that darkness can give way to a brighter future. This credo has...

Cost: Starting at $15; On sale Sept. 1

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
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Glass Works by Katie and Corey Broman

Glass works by Katie and Corey Broman will be on display at the Sunderland Gallery in the Cathedral Cultural Center. Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Friday Noon - 4:00 pm Saturday 10:30 am...

Cost: Free

Where?
St. Cecilia Cathedral Cultural Center
701 N 40th St
Omaha, NE  68131
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For more information:
Sponsor: Cathedral Arts Project
Telephone: 402-250-3593
Contact name: Jamie Meyer
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it gets better

Dan Savage's three simple words - it gets better - reach into the hearts of LGBTQ youth and inspire them with the message that darkness can give way to a brighter future. RCMC will join the Gay...

Cost: TBD

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: River City Mixed Chorus
Telephone: 402-341-7464
Contact name: River City Mixed Chorus
Website »

Catherland - a new musical, book by Becky Boesen, music by David von Kampen

Susan is an emerging writer, who thinks she knows what she wants, but whose trajectory changes. Searching for answers, she flees to Red Cloud, NE, childhood home of Willa Cather. Guided by...

Cost: $25 | Adult • $20 | Student/Senior/TAG • $15 | Thursdays

Where?
Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California St
Omaha, NE  68131
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For more information:
Sponsor: Shelterbelt Theatre
Telephone: 402-341-2757
Website »

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing January 21 - May 28, 2017 Catch a glimpse of one of the nation’s premiere racing tracks of yesteryear. Ak-Sar-Ben: A Good Place to Race...

Cost: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors, $7 Children (3-12)

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
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Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project

Images of everyday life in 1970s America evoke disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell-bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl. At a time when the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal...

Cost: dults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 - 12): $7.00 Children 2 y

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

9:00 AM - 2:00 AM

2017 Outlook Nebraska Visually Impaired Community Resource Fair

2017 Outlook Nebraska Visually Impaired Community Resource Fair Outlook Nebraska, a nonprofit organization that empowers anyone in the community facing vision loss, is hosting the Visually...

Cost: Free

Where?
Westroads Mall
1000 California St.
Omaha, NE  68114
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Visually Impaired Community Resource Fair

Are you or is someone you know dealing with vision loss? We know how hard it is to find the information you need, learn about new services and find technology and tools that can help. That’s why...

Cost: Free

Where?
Westroads Mall
10000 California St
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: Outlook Nebraska, Inc.
Telephone: 402-614-331x221
Contact name: Rachel Carver
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks

450,000+ LEGO® bricks, 13 incredible displays, an ALL-NEW experience! Sean Kenney's third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a proud peacock, a giant...

Cost: 5-10, free for garden members and children under 6

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
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9:00 AM -

bRUNch5k - Junior League of Omaha

We’re back for seconds! The second annual bRUNch5K will be held on April 29, 2017 at Midtown Crossing. Join us for a 5k run (3.1 miles) followed by a buffet brunch, mimosas, and prizes at Crave....

Cost: $25.00 - $75.00

Where?
Midtown Crossing
33rd & Farnam
Omaha, NE  68131
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For more information:
Sponsor: Junior League of Omaha
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Rebuilding Day 2017

Cost: 0.00

Where?
Rebuilding Together Omaha
2316 S 24th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: Rebuilding Together Omaha
Telephone: 402-965-9201
Contact name: Sara Zivny
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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2017 Outlook Nebraska Visually Impaired Community Resource Fair

2017 Outlook Nebraska Visually Impaired Community Resource Fair Outlook Nebraska, a nonprofit organization that empowers anyone in the community facing vision loss, is hosting the Visually...

Cost: Free

Where?
Von Maur Court - Westroads Mall
1000 California St.
Omaha, NE  68114
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For more information:
Sponsor: Outlook Nebraska
Telephone: 402-614-3331
Contact name: Rachel Carver
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

bRUNch 5k - Junior League of Omaha

The bRUNch 5K is back for seconds! Lace up your running (or walking) shoes for the bRUNch 5K on April 29, 2017, at Midtown Crossing. Once you cross the finish line, enjoy a buffet brunch and...

Cost: $25.00 - $75.00

Where?
Midtown Crossing
33rd & Farnam
Omaha, NE  68131
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For more information:
Sponsor: Junior League of Omaha
Telephone: 612-280-9559
Contact name: Britt Dudzinski
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Art + Science

The Bemis Center is excited to participate in Nebraska Science Festival 2017! The Nebraska Science Festival aims to stimulate curiosity and excite the minds of children and adults by engaging them...

Cost: Free

Where?
Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts
724 S. 12th St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts
Contact name: Davina Schrier
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Audio description at performance of Stellaluna

Outlook Nebraska, employer of the blind and visually impaired, is offering a wonderful opportunity for people with vision loss to enjoy the thrills of live theater through audio description. This...

Cost: Audio description offered at no charge.

Where?
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St.
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Outlook Nebraska
Telephone: 402-614-3331
Contact name: Rachel Carver
Website »

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cassils: Monument Push

Cassils, along with community members, advocates, and allies, will physically push a 1,300 pound bronze monument, Resilience Of The 20%, to sites of resistance and places where violence against...

Cost: Free

Where?
Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts
724 S. 12th St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts
Contact name: Davina Schrier
Website »

5:00 PM

5th Annual Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference

Join us at LifeSpring Church April 28-29, 2017 for the 5th Annual Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference. New York Times Bestselling Author Tosca Lee shares: Burn the Fear, Release the Fire:...

Cost: $100.00

Where?
LifeSpring Church
13904 South 36th Street
Bellevue, NE  68123
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For more information:
Sponsor: Wordsowers Christian Writers
Telephone: 402-915-0806
Contact name: Pebbles Jacobo
Website »

5:00 PM

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

Come experience Joslyn Castle Unlocked! This fun evening includes dinner and an all access tour of the historic Joslyn Castle. A limited number of guests at each Unlocked event get to see behind...

Cost: $65

Where?
Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport Street
Omaha, NE  68131
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Amy Trenolone
Website »

5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Blue Jeans and Dreams

Put on your hats and boots for an evening of country elegance with great food and friends to support the Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy participant sponsorship fund. The 17th annual...

Cost: www.HETRA.org

Where?
HETRA Barn
10130 S 222nd Street
Gretna, NE  68028
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-359-8830
Contact name: Jodi Teal
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to sponsor their participation in Bowl for Kids’ Sake....

Cost: Each participant must raise a minimum of $100

Where?
Maplewood Lanes
3030 N 101st St
Omaha, NE
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Feather Our Nest 2017

Feather Our Nest is Fontenelle Forest's annual gala celebration and fundraiser. The proceeds of this event open a door to the natural world for the youth in our community. This year’s Grand...

Cost: $125 per person

Where?
Omaha Design Center
1502 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Fontenelle Forest
Telephone: 402-731-3140
Contact name: Barb Naughtin
Website »

7:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Leading Ladies

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing...

Cost: $36 adults, $22 students (Thurs. – Sun.) | $28 adult, $18 students (Weds.)

Where?
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68132
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Carter and Vernie Jones
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Band Build 2017

Rock out and raise money while wearing your best 80s gear! Band Build 2017 delivers with an AC/DC tribute band, Shoot to Thrill, and the energetic rock trio, Save the Hero. Come watch them...

Cost: $10 /$25 VIP

Where?
The Slowdown
729 N 14th St
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: Habitat Young Professionals
Contact name: Matt Coan
Website »

Catherland - a new musical, book by Becky Boesen, music by David von Kampen

Susan is an emerging writer, who thinks she knows what she wants, but whose trajectory changes. Searching for answers, she flees to Red Cloud, NE, childhood home of Willa Cather. Guided by...

Cost: $25 | Adult • $20 | Student/Senior/TAG • $15 | Thursdays

Where?
Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Shelterbelt Theatre
Telephone: 402-341-2757
Website »

Glass Works by Katie and Corey Broman

Glass works by Katie and Corey Broman will be on display at the Sunderland Gallery in the Cathedral Cultural Center. Gallery hours are: Tuesday-Friday Noon - 4:00 pm Saturday 10:30 am...

Cost: Free

Where?
St. Cecilia Cathedral Cultural Center
701 N 40th St
Omaha, NE  68131
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cathedral Arts Project
Telephone: 402-250-3593
Contact name: Jamie Meyer
Website »

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing January 21 - May 28, 2017 Catch a glimpse of one of the nation’s premiere racing tracks of yesteryear. Ak-Sar-Ben: A Good Place to Race...

Cost: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors, $7 Children (3-12)

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project

Images of everyday life in 1970s America evoke disco dancing and inflation, protests and bell-bottoms, gas shortages and suburban sprawl. At a time when the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal...

Cost: dults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 - 12): $7.00 Children 2 y

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Website »

Shen Yun 2017 Connecting Heaven & Earth

There was a time when the world was full of magic and splendor, and all on Earth existed in harmony with Heaven. You could see it in the arts, feel it in the air, and hear it in the beat of a drum....

Cost: Starting at $75

Where?
Orpheum Theater
409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0606
Contact name: Kelly Bartnick
Website »

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Charity Events

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Bowl for Kids' Sake

2017.04.21

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to...

Boy Scouts Citizen of the Year Luncheon

2017.04.24

The Citizen of the Year luncheon honors an individual and corporation that have given a tremendous contribution to Scouting and our community. The...

Punch with a purpose

2017.04.26

Mercury at 329 s 16th St. Is hosting a Punch with a purpose for Kellie Simpson. Kellie is celebrating her 20th year being cancer free. For her 20th...

American Red Cross Giving Day

2017.04.26

Giving Day is an opportunity for local communities to come together on one day to help the families who have been impacted by a home fire or other...

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Flight

Flight

2017.04.23

What happens when secret desires are unleashed? English composer Jonathan Dove’s opera tells the story of a group of disparate travelers who...

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

Joslyn Castle Unlocked

2017.01.28

Come experience Joslyn Castle Unlocked! This fun evening includes dinner and an all access tour of the historic Joslyn Castle. A limited number...

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Bowl for Kids' Sake

2017.04.21

Each spring, corporate and community bowling teams support Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands by asking family and friends for donations to...

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing

2017.01.21

Omaha's Triple Crown: A History of AKSARBEN Racing January 21 - May 28, 2017 Catch a glimpse of one of the nation’s premiere racing tracks of...

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