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April 2018

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Makes' 100 Year, $100,000 Office Makeover Contest

NEWS RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: IMMEDIATELY All Makes CONTACT: Kaitlin Breitag (402) 977-3072...

Cost: $0

Where?
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: All Makes, Allsteel and Hon
Telephone: 402-977-3072
Contact name: Kaitlin Breitag
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Metamorphosis

Millions of pieces of plastic find their way into landfills and watersheds every year, causing harm and producing pollution to both wildlife and human beings. This winter and spring, Lauritzen...

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:
Sponsor: Lauritzen Gardens
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Healing Power of Falun Dafa - A Peaceful Exercise and Meditation

Falun Dafa, also called Falun Gong, is a peaceful spiritual practice rooted in traditional Chinese culture. It consists of meditation, five gentle sets of exercises, and a moral philosophy centered...

Cost: Free($5 admission at door for Health Expo)

Where?
UNO's Baxter Arena
2425 S 67th St, Omaha, NE 68182
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-805-9120
Contact name: Jianghao
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2018 Outlook Nebraska Visually Impaired Community Resource Fair

One in four Americans is at risk for serious vision loss. Therefore, each of us probably knows someone who would benefit from resources available for those with limited sight. Outlook Nebraska, a...

Cost: free

Where?
Baxter Arena
2425 S 67th. St.
Omaha, NE  68182
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For more information:
Sponsor: Outlook Nebraska
Telephone: 402-614-3331
Contact name: Rachel Carver
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Omaha Health Wellness & Fitness Expo

The 11th Annual - OMAHA HEALTH, WELLNESS, & FITNESS EXPO - The Mind-Body-Spirit Fair-- April 14-15, 2018 is back again at the all NEW - UNO Baxter Arena at Aksarben Village!!! Free Parking!!...

Cost: See web site or contact us for details

Where?
Baxter Arena
2425 South 67 St
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Sponsor: Mid-America Expo
Telephone: 402-346-8003
Contact name: Bob Mancuso Jr
Website »

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lions Club to offer free vision screenings to children

Various Lions Clubs from the Omaha area will offer free vision screenings to children between 6 months old and 18 years at the Outlook Nebraska Visually Impaired Community Resource Fair. The...

Cost: free

Where?
Baxter Arena
2425 S 67th St.
Omaha, NE  68182
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For more information:
Sponsor: Outlook Nebraska
Telephone: 402-614-3331
Contact name: Rachel Carver
Website »

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Pork Dinner & Polka Fest

All are invited to join us for a traditional Czech pork dinner with sauerkraut and dumpling fixings, and of course, LIVE Polka music, along with a Kolache bake sale and craft items made by the...

Cost: $10 for adults / $5 for children 10 & under

Where?
St. Philip Neri Activity Center
31st & Mormon Streets
Omaha, NE  68112
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For more information:
Sponsor: Notre Dame Sisters
Telephone: 402-455-2994
Contact name: Mary Brown
Website »

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

The Healing Power of Falun Dafa - A Peaceful Exercise and Meditation

Falun Dafa, also called Falun Gong, is a peaceful spiritual practice rooted in traditional Chinese culture. It consists of meditation, five gentle sets of exercises, and a moral philosophy centered...

Cost: $0

Where?
UNO's Baxter Arena
67th & Center Street
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-556-3698
Contact name: Haitao

12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Internet Appreciation Day

We’re celebrating the beginning of the internet and the founding of Mosaic, Netscape and Apache. Celebrate the birth of the internet with your own website hosted with HostGator!

Cost: free

Where?
HostGator
123 HostGator Way
Omaha, NE  68007
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 186-696-42867
Contact name: Alexis Krasinski
Website »

12:00 AM - 11:45 PM

Internet Appreciation Day

We’re celebrating the beginning of the internet and the founding of Mosaic, Netscape and Apache. Celebrate the birth of the internet with your own website hosted with HostGator!

Cost: free

Where?
HostGator
123 HostGator Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  68007
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 186-696-42867
Contact name: Alexis Krasinski
Website »

12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Internet Appreciation Day

We’re celebrating the beginning of the internet and the founding of Mosaic, Netscape and Apache. Celebrate the birth of the internet with your own website hosted with HostGator!

Cost: free

Where?
HostGator
123 HostGator Way
Omaha, NE  68007
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 186-696-42867
Contact name: Alexis Krasinski
Website »

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lisa Williams Benefit Golf Tournament

Fundraiser golf tournament to raise money for Lisa Williams' fight with breast cancer!

Cost: $300/foursome

Where?
Woodland Hills Golf Course
6000 Woodland Hills Drive
Eagle , NE  68347
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-679-9826
Contact name: Cara
Website »

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pops & Pie

The Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha's annual spring Pops & Pie concert will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018 in Joslyn Art Museum's Witherspoon Concert Hall. Guest Artist Billy McGuigan.

Cost: $10 concert only/$20 concert and pie reception

Where?
Joslyn Art Museum Witherspoon Concert Hall
2200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68105
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For more information:
Sponsor: Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha
Telephone: 402-444-6536
Contact name: Chris Gillette
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Louder Than a Bomb: Great Plains Preliminary Rounds

Over 45 area high schools and middle schools compete by performing their poems in a high-energy event showcasing the amazing stories these students have to tell. Each school is part of 2...

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation

Where?
UNO Thompson Alumni Center and UNL Student Union
6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Writers Collective
Telephone: 402-680-8755
Contact name: Matt Mason
Website »

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

American Adventure

Do you have what it takes to survive? Take a step back into history to find out. In 1607, settlers landed on the shores of Virginia and called it home, creating the first permanent European...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare In Love | April 13 - May 6, 2018 | Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre |Wed. - Sat. 7:30 p.m. & Sun. 2:00 p.m. | Based on the Screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard | Adapted...

Cost: Starting at $24

Where?
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Community Playhouse
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History

The Durham Museum is partnering with the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s History Department and Service Learning Academy to produce an immersive, interdisciplinary experience focused on...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African-American Experiences in World War II

In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Forever Forest

The national tour of Forever Forest begins right here in Omaha! Exploring the realities of forests through play, families will learn about sustainability, selective harvesting, transportation...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where?
Omaha Children's Museum
500 South 20th Street
Omaha, NE  68122
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For more information:
Sponsor: Union Pacific
Telephone: 402-342-6164
Contact name: Jeff Barnhart
Website »

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Makes' 100 Year, $100,000 Office Makeover Contest

NEWS RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: IMMEDIATELY All Makes CONTACT: Kaitlin Breitag (402) 977-3072...

Cost: $0

Where?
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: All Makes, Allsteel and Hon
Telephone: 402-977-3072
Contact name: Kaitlin Breitag
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Metamorphosis

Millions of pieces of plastic find their way into landfills and watersheds every year, causing harm and producing pollution to both wildlife and human beings. This winter and spring, Lauritzen...

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:
Sponsor: Lauritzen Gardens
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Louder Than a Bomb: Great Plains Preliminary Rounds

Over 45 area high schools and middle schools compete by performing their poems in a high-energy event showcasing the amazing stories these students have to tell. Each school is part of 2...

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation

Where?
UNO Thompson Alumni Center and UNL Student Union
6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Writers Collective
Telephone: 402-680-8755
Contact name: Matt Mason
Website »

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

ABC SQUARE DANCE PARTY

This is ABC Community Square Dancing in the Omaha area. So what is that? Community square dancing is a party dance on a regular basis for folks who may or may not have square danced in the past. We...

Cost: $5/person

Where?
Mockingbird Hills Community Center
10242 Mockingbird Drive
Omaha, NE  68118
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-250-5035

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Breathe and Brew Yoga Series

The American Lung Association is partnering with Scriptown Brewing Company to bring yoga and beer lovers together for a good cause. Each Breathe & Brew session is a 60-minute yoga class, beer...

Cost: 27.00

Where?
Scriptown Brewing Company
3922 Farnam St.
Omaha,, NE  68131
View map »

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tornado

The Eko Nova Season will conclude on April 16 with Tornado featuring Joshua Roman, internationally acclaimed cellist, and the phenomenal JACK Quartet, performing a concert centered around Roman’s...

Cost: $15 General Admission, $10 KANEKO Members & Students

Where?
KANEKO
1111 Jones St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare In Love | April 13 - May 6, 2018 | Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre |Wed. - Sat. 7:30 p.m. & Sun. 2:00 p.m. | Based on the Screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard | Adapted...

Cost: Starting at $24

Where?
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Community Playhouse
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Makes' 100 Year, $100,000 Office Makeover Contest

NEWS RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: IMMEDIATELY All Makes CONTACT: Kaitlin Breitag (402) 977-3072...

Cost: $0

Where?
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: All Makes, Allsteel and Hon
Telephone: 402-977-3072
Contact name: Kaitlin Breitag
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Metamorphosis

Millions of pieces of plastic find their way into landfills and watersheds every year, causing harm and producing pollution to both wildlife and human beings. This winter and spring, Lauritzen...

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:
Sponsor: Lauritzen Gardens
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Louder Than a Bomb: Great Plains Preliminary Rounds

Over 45 area high schools and middle schools compete by performing their poems in a high-energy event showcasing the amazing stories these students have to tell. Each school is part of 2...

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation

Where?
UNO Thompson Alumni Center and UNL Student Union
6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Writers Collective
Telephone: 402-680-8755
Contact name: Matt Mason
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Omaha Business Hall of Fame Gala

Established in 1993 to honor the 100th anniversary of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, the Omaha Business Hall of Fame recognizes the important role business leaders have played in the growth...

Cost: Single Ticket: $250

Where?
Holland Performing Arts Center
1200 Douglas St.
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Greater Omaha Chamber
Telephone: 402-346-5000
Contact name: Christine Fortier
Website »

American Adventure

Do you have what it takes to survive? Take a step back into history to find out. In 1607, settlers landed on the shores of Virginia and called it home, creating the first permanent European...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History

The Durham Museum is partnering with the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s History Department and Service Learning Academy to produce an immersive, interdisciplinary experience focused on...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African-American Experiences in World War II

In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare In Love | April 13 - May 6, 2018 | Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre |Wed. - Sat. 7:30 p.m. & Sun. 2:00 p.m. | Based on the Screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard | Adapted...

Cost: Starting at $24

Where?
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Community Playhouse
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Makes' 100 Year, $100,000 Office Makeover Contest

NEWS RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: IMMEDIATELY All Makes CONTACT: Kaitlin Breitag (402) 977-3072...

Cost: $0

Where?
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: All Makes, Allsteel and Hon
Telephone: 402-977-3072
Contact name: Kaitlin Breitag
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Metamorphosis

Millions of pieces of plastic find their way into landfills and watersheds every year, causing harm and producing pollution to both wildlife and human beings. This winter and spring, Lauritzen...

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:
Sponsor: Lauritzen Gardens
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

At Ease USA Annual Luncheon

At Ease USA is committed to providing access to confidential trauma treatment and therapeutic support for active military, veterans and their loved ones, regardless of ability to pay. AEU...

Cost: $50 per person

Where?
CenturyLink Center Omaha
455 N. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-689-7750
Contact name: Beth Kramer
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Louder Than a Bomb: Great Plains Preliminary Rounds

Over 45 area high schools and middle schools compete by performing their poems in a high-energy event showcasing the amazing stories these students have to tell. Each school is part of 2...

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation

Where?
UNO Thompson Alumni Center and UNL Student Union
6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Writers Collective
Telephone: 402-680-8755
Contact name: Matt Mason
Website »

American Adventure

Do you have what it takes to survive? Take a step back into history to find out. In 1607, settlers landed on the shores of Virginia and called it home, creating the first permanent European...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History

The Durham Museum is partnering with the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s History Department and Service Learning Academy to produce an immersive, interdisciplinary experience focused on...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare In Love | April 13 - May 6, 2018 | Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre |Wed. - Sat. 7:30 p.m. & Sun. 2:00 p.m. | Based on the Screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard | Adapted...

Cost: Starting at $24

Where?
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Community Playhouse
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African-American Experiences in World War II

In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Makes' 100 Year, $100,000 Office Makeover Contest

NEWS RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: IMMEDIATELY All Makes CONTACT: Kaitlin Breitag (402) 977-3072...

Cost: $0

Where?
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: All Makes, Allsteel and Hon
Telephone: 402-977-3072
Contact name: Kaitlin Breitag
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Metamorphosis

Millions of pieces of plastic find their way into landfills and watersheds every year, causing harm and producing pollution to both wildlife and human beings. This winter and spring, Lauritzen...

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:
Sponsor: Lauritzen Gardens
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Inspiring: Lauritzen Gardens Guild Spring Luncheon

Sybil Brooke Sylvester is the owner of Wildflower Designs in Birmingham, Alabama. As a "creative think tank" for flower fun, Sybil and her prized team of floral designers have created one of the...

Cost: $75 to $125 per reservation

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: Lauritzen Gardens Guild
Telephone: 402-346-4002x267
Contact name: Tim Gorham
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Louder Than a Bomb: Great Plains Preliminary Rounds

Over 45 area high schools and middle schools compete by performing their poems in a high-energy event showcasing the amazing stories these students have to tell. Each school is part of 2...

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation

Where?
UNO Thompson Alumni Center and UNL Student Union
6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
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For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Writers Collective
Telephone: 402-680-8755
Contact name: Matt Mason
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Night of Inspiring Hope

Fresh Hope for Mental Health is excited to announce our 3rd annual Night of Inspiring Hope gala. Our keynote speaker this year will be Keith O'Neil, former NFL football player.

Cost: 100.00

Where?
Embassy Suites in the Old Market
555 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Fresh Hope for Mental Health
Telephone: 402-932-3089
Contact name: Susan Hager
Website »

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

feedback Reading + Workshop

Kristin Walrod (novelist) & Matt Geiler (comedian & musician) pull back the curtain on their creative process and invite you to become part of the conversation. Gather with a community of readers...

Cost: FREE

Where?
KANEKO
1111 Jones St
Omaha, NE  68131
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7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Raised by their jazz legend father Phil Cohran, the brothers of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble mix brass band tradition with generous doses of hip-hop, soul and funk. Together they have toured throughout...

Cost: $35.00

Where?
Holland Performing Arts Center
1200 Douglas St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Performing Arts
Telephone: 402-345-0202
Contact name: Kelly Bartnick
Website »

Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare In Love | April 13 - May 6, 2018 | Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre |Wed. - Sat. 7:30 p.m. & Sun. 2:00 p.m. | Based on the Screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard | Adapted...

Cost: Starting at $24

Where?
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Community Playhouse
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

American Adventure

Do you have what it takes to survive? Take a step back into history to find out. In 1607, settlers landed on the shores of Virginia and called it home, creating the first permanent European...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
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For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African-American Experiences in World War II

In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History

The Durham Museum is partnering with the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s History Department and Service Learning Academy to produce an immersive, interdisciplinary experience focused on...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Makes' 100 Year, $100,000 Office Makeover Contest

NEWS RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: IMMEDIATELY All Makes CONTACT: Kaitlin Breitag (402) 977-3072...

Cost: $0

Where?
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: All Makes, Allsteel and Hon
Telephone: 402-977-3072
Contact name: Kaitlin Breitag
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Metamorphosis

Millions of pieces of plastic find their way into landfills and watersheds every year, causing harm and producing pollution to both wildlife and human beings. This winter and spring, Lauritzen...

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:
Sponsor: Lauritzen Gardens
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
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For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Louder Than a Bomb: Great Plains Preliminary Rounds

Over 45 area high schools and middle schools compete by performing their poems in a high-energy event showcasing the amazing stories these students have to tell. Each school is part of 2...

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation

Where?
UNO Thompson Alumni Center and UNL Student Union
6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Writers Collective
Telephone: 402-680-8755
Contact name: Matt Mason
Website »

American Adventure

Do you have what it takes to survive? Take a step back into history to find out. In 1607, settlers landed on the shores of Virginia and called it home, creating the first permanent European...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History

The Durham Museum is partnering with the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s History Department and Service Learning Academy to produce an immersive, interdisciplinary experience focused on...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare In Love | April 13 - May 6, 2018 | Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre |Wed. - Sat. 7:30 p.m. & Sun. 2:00 p.m. | Based on the Screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard | Adapted...

Cost: Starting at $24

Where?
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Community Playhouse
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African-American Experiences in World War II

In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run

STAMPEDE 10K, CLAUSSEN 5K RUN AND LEAHY 5K WALK Starting time is 9 a.m. at the Baxter Arena located at 2425 S. 67th Street. Support the UNO Athletic Department by running or walking in either...

Cost: Kids are Free Adults $30

Where?
Baxter Arena
2425 S. 67th Street
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Sponsor: UNO Athletics
Telephone: 402-639-9506
Contact name: Pam Schwarting
Website »

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Makes' 100 Year, $100,000 Office Makeover Contest

NEWS RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: IMMEDIATELY All Makes CONTACT: Kaitlin Breitag (402) 977-3072...

Cost: $0

Where?
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: All Makes, Allsteel and Hon
Telephone: 402-977-3072
Contact name: Kaitlin Breitag
Website »

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Omaha Spring Cleanup

The Omaha Spring Cleanup (OSC) is a joint effort between the City of Omaha, Keep Omaha Beautiful, and participating neighborhood associations. The free event provides Omaha residents with the...

Cost: free

Where?
Various locations
Omaha, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Keep Omaha Beautiful
Telephone: 402-444-7774
Contact name: Alyssa Cody
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Metamorphosis

Millions of pieces of plastic find their way into landfills and watersheds every year, causing harm and producing pollution to both wildlife and human beings. This winter and spring, Lauritzen...

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:
Sponsor: Lauritzen Gardens
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

9:00 AM

Team Challenge--Lincoln Marathon & Half Marathon

Join Team Challenge for the Lincoln Marathon & Half Marathon! When you join Team Challenge, you'll be helping in the fight against Crohn's disease & ulcerative colitis by raising awareness and...

Cost: Free to join, but participants will need to purchase race entry

Where?
Lake Zorinsky (may change)
Lake Zorinsky Trailhead, 168th NE Parking lot
Omaha, NE  68138
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For more information:
Sponsor: We are open to sponsorship for this program.
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fighting for the Right to Fight and The Great Plains Black History Museum Dual Tour

Visit two iconic cultural institutions in one amazing event! Visitors will begin at 9AM at The Durham Museum with a special guided tour of the exhibition, Fighting for the Right to Fight: African...

Cost: Admission is free to members of either organization. The cost is $10 per person

Where?
The Durham Museum
801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

SciPop Interactive

A day of mystery and illusion Featuring the science behind Harry Potter, Star Trek, & Comic Book Icons. Brought to you by the Nebraska Local Section of the American Chemical Society and the...

Cost: $12/adult, $6/child

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

feedback Reading + Workshop

Kristin Walrod (novelist) & Matt Geiler (comedian & musician) pull back the curtain on their creative process and invite you to become part of the conversation. Gather with a community of readers...

Cost: FREE

Where?
KANEKO
1111 Jones St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hammitt Trunk Show at Von Maur - Westroads Omaha, NE

Come join Hammitt Los Angeles and meet the Chief Cheerleader, Tony Drockton, at the Hammitt Trunk Show in Omaha, NE! Enjoy a day of shopping our signature handbags at Von Maur - Westroads from 12pm...

Cost: Free

Where?
Westroads Mall
10000 California St.
Omaha, NE  68114
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12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2018 Women Defining History Luncheon and Runway Show

Douglas County Historical Society presents our 8th Annual Women Defining History Luncheon and Runway Show on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Metropolitan Community College’s Institute of Culinary...

Cost: Visit www.DouglasCoHistory.org for more information

Where?
Historic Fort Omaha
5730 N 30th St
Institute of Culinary Arts
Omaha, NE  68111
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For more information:
Sponsor: Douglas County Historical Society
Telephone: 402-455-9990
Contact name: Roxanne Knutson
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Louder Than a Bomb: Great Plains Preliminary Rounds

Over 45 area high schools and middle schools compete by performing their poems in a high-energy event showcasing the amazing stories these students have to tell. Each school is part of 2...

Cost: $10 Suggested Donation

Where?
UNO Thompson Alumni Center and UNL Student Union
6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Writers Collective
Telephone: 402-680-8755
Contact name: Matt Mason
Website »

5:00 PM - 10:00 AM

BASH

BASH plays a very important role in Prep’s ongoing commitment to deliver educational excellence to 1,000 young men. The monies raised during BASH are a key component in our ability to keep...

Cost: $150

Where?
Creighton Preparatory School
7400 Western Avenue
Omaha, NE  68114
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For more information:
Sponsor: Creighton Preparatory School
Telephone: 402-548-3858
Contact name: Amy Knight
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Black Tie and Tails

This glittering gala showcases the best of the Nebraska Humane Society --animals who have been helped by the organization. Join NHS Guild Friends Forever for a patron party, cocktails, silent...

Cost: $175/ $225 patron

Where?
Marriot Downtown Capitol District Hotel
222 N 10th
Omaha , NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Humane Society
Telephone: 402-905-3483
Contact name: Gordon Krentz
Website »

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Omaha Rollergirls Roller Derby

Double Header! First bout Omaha AAA followed by the All-Stars vs TBA Homemade Mascot/Costume Night: Costumes aren't just for Halloween! Dust off those get-ups, come party and win prizes! Ticket...

Cost: $12 adults/$6 kids ages 4-10

Where?
Ralston Arena
7300 Q St
Ralston, NE  68127
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For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Rollergirls
Telephone: 402-980-5579
Contact name: Kathy Speranzo
Website »

8:00 PM -

Band Build: An Omaha HYP Fundraiser

OMAHA, Neb. – Omaha Habitat Young Professionals announces their eighth Annual Band Build fundraiser featuring Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal and CJ Mills. Band Build is a live music showcase...

Cost: $10 General Admission, $25 VIP

Where?
The Slowdown
729 N. 14 St.
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals
Telephone: 402-315-0510
Contact name: Matt Coan
Website »

American Adventure

Do you have what it takes to survive? Take a step back into history to find out. In 1607, settlers landed on the shores of Virginia and called it home, creating the first permanent European...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Energy Explorers Exhibit

Become a true explorer of all things energy! Guests will investigate and compare potential and kinetic energy. Discover primary sources of energy and interact with circuitry using hands-on...

Cost: Adult: $12.00, Children (ages 4-12): $6.00

Where?
Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
28210 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Telephone: 402-944-3100
Contact name: Deb Hermann
Website »

Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History

The Durham Museum is partnering with the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s History Department and Service Learning Academy to produce an immersive, interdisciplinary experience focused on...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Omaha in the Anthropocene

The "Anthropocene" is a proposed new geological era currently under consideration by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. It makes a bold claim that humans have become a geologically...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African-American Experiences in World War II

In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and...

Cost: Adults: $11.00 Seniors (62+): $8.00 Children (ages 3 – 12): $7.00 Children 2 yea

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

For more information:
Sponsor: The Durham Museum
Telephone: 402-444-5071
Contact name: Alise Hernandez
Website »

Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare In Love | April 13 - May 6, 2018 | Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre |Wed. - Sat. 7:30 p.m. & Sun. 2:00 p.m. | Based on the Screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard | Adapted...

Cost: Starting at $24

Where?
6915 Cass St
Omaha, NE  68132

For more information:
Sponsor: Omaha Community Playhouse
Telephone: 402-553-0800
Website »

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