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Below are Andee Hoig's Top Picks for events you don't want to miss putting on your calendar.





Frosty’s Ugly Sweater 5K Winter Run

American Legion 230 W Lincoln St * Papillion, NE 68046

Come join us in the cold for a fun ugly sweater 5k! Breakfast will be served by courtesy of the PANCAKE MAN! Everyone who enters get's an awesome SCARF and a MEDAL!! There will be prizes for the TOP 3 Ugliest Sweaters!!! Racers will also receive $20 Gift Certificate to Kryotonik Active Recovery Center , 1 Free Week 9Round Omaha, and so much more! 



DECEMBER 5   12:00 PM  –  8:00 PM​​  
Light Public Opening


KANEKO  |  1111 Jones St  |  Omaha

Join KANEKO on December 5th for the public opening of light. light at KANEKO is an interactive and visual art experience that explores art and science through light. light will host a variety of performances, lectures, youth education, and hands-on creative experiences to connect visitors with their own creativity. Artists will employ glass, sculpture and light itself to showcase the sublime beauty that light evokes aesthetically and thematically. The public will glean insight into scientific issues such as vision and optics, physiology of light energy, sustainability, light pollution and conservation. A large part of the exhibition is reliant on audience participation. Step inside an infinite abyss with Refik Anandol’s audiovisual installation. Interact and move through large geometric forms that change color, audio and intensity during an immersive light experience by Circus Family. Escape into a cocoon constructed of steel, wool, and found objects that absorbs you in a field of playable light by Taylor Dean Harris. Admission to the gallery is FREE & Open to the public. Exhibition Runs: Dec 5, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018 Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 12 pm – 8 pm & Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm Visit thekaneko.org/light for more information.


Rooftop Rink at Midtown Crossing
Presented by The Salvation Army   

Rooftop near Wohlner’s Neighborhood Grocery & Deli
3253 Dodge Street  |  Omaha                 

Midtown Crossing and The Salvation Army are elevating family fun and philanthropy this winter with an exhilarating new attraction.  Open December 2-February 25 Thursday - Friday: 4pm – 10pm Saturday - Sunday: 1pm – 10pm Closed Monday - Wednesday • Rooftop near Wohlner’s Neighborhood Grocery & Deli (3253 Dodge Street)
Minimum donation of $5 per person, includes skate rental
All proceeds benefit The Salvation Army    


DECEMBER 7    5:00 PM 

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
Holiday Party
Nonprofit Association of the Midlands   

Hot Shops Art Center  |  1301 Nicholas St  |  Omaha                 

Join the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands for our 2017 Holiday Celebration! Come and see old friends and make new ones! http://www.nonprofitam.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=899350&group
Free    402-557-5800


DECEMBER 17    5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

Making Memories: 
Omaha Children's Museum    
Autism Action Partnership 

Omaha Children's Museum  |  500 South 20th Street  |  Omaha                 

Autism Action Partnership invites families with individuals on the spectrum to a night of fun at the Omaha Children's Museum. There will be a Sensory Santa as well as the other permanent exhibits the OCM is known for.  
Free for Families with individuals on the spectrum.    
402-763-8830     www.autismaction.org









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