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Lincoln 55+ Seniors Paper - Calendar of Events -  Spring 2020

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                   Special Events                 I’ve Got a Name. Sponsored by The
                                                  Friendship Force of Lincoln
           Lincoln Repair Cafe                 https://fflincoln.org/wp-
           Mar 7  1 – 3 pm New Visions Community  content/uploads/2020/01/Passport120.p
              UM, 1610 S. 11th St Bring furniture,  df
              small appliance or clothing that need
              repair. They’ll DO THEIR BEST to fix it.  2019 Keystone Award Nominations
              Get repair tips, chat or lend a hand.  Deadline
              Repairs made by volunteer so no guar-  Mar 30 Nominate a person, couple or
              antees to be able to fix certain items.  group who has/have provided a lasting
              Free, but donations welcome. 402 476  legacy that enhances the quality of life
              5768                                of the older adults in our community.
           https://www.facebook.com/Lincoln-Repair-  Seniors Foundation of Lincoln &
              Cafe-621222944631220/               Lancaster County
                                                  https://seniorsfoundation.org/
           AKC Dog Agility Trial
           Mar 7 & 8 7 am – 7 pm Former Abbott  Lincoln Artists' Guild Spring Show
              Indoor Soccer Field, 70th & I-80. Dogs  Apr 1 - 28 at Lux Center for the Arts, 2601
              will run, jump, climb and weave     N. 48th St http://www.lincolnartists-
              through poles. Free to watch. Greater  guild.org
              Lincoln Obedience Club.
           www.glocdogs.org                    Bess Streeter Aldrich Spring Banquet
                                               Apr 4 @ 6 pm  Christian Church, 311 N.
           Trivia Night                           5th St, Elmwood Dinner @ 6 pm
           Mar 8 6 – 7:30 pm Walt Branch Library,  Program @ 7:30 pm Dinner - $15;
              6701 S. 14th St  Pre-register a team of  Program is free – Nebraska’s Landmark
              up to 6 people or join a team at the  Buildings by Jeff Barnes, Humanities
              event.  Pre-registration at 402-441-  Nebraska  RSVP is required to 402
              4460.                               867-4233 by Apr 1.
                                                  http://www.BessStreeterAldrich.org
           Lincoln Irish Dancers Annual Ceili (Irish
              Social Dance) Mar 8 6:30 – 9 pm   2020 Platte River Art Show  Apr 4 9 am –
           St Patrick’s Catholic Church, 6111 Morrill  8 pm Apr 5 9 am – 4 pm
              Av, Rivertown String Band, Pre dance  Peter Kiewet Lodge, Mahoney State Park
              instruction 5:30 - 6 pm;  $10; age 6 -  15 artists from 4 states. Bronze sculp-
              18 - $7  http://www.lincolnirish-   ture, oil, water color and acrylic paint-
              dancers.org                         ings, photography, wood and antler
                                                  sculptures.
           Celebration of Women’s History Month
           Mar 13 5 – 8 pm 1247 S. 11th St     Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club’s 62nd
              Womxn’s Work Display of 7 artists; 6 –  Annual Show Apr 4 9 am – 5 pm Apr 5
              8 pm Music by Aunt Bunnie’s Parlor,  10 am – 5 pm
              food from JuJ’s Vegan Cajun and  Lancaster Event Center, 84th & Havelock
              Creole Cuisine.  Pepe’s Kitchen, 1311  Ave Dealers, youth booth, demonstra-
              S 11th St, 5 – 8 pm One artist, music  tors, rough & uncut gems, agates, min-
              by Craig Thumper Samuels            erals. $6, 11 & under-free with paid
                                                  adult. 2 day pass $11 http://lincolngem-
           Lincoln Coin Club Annual Coin Show     mineralclub.org/                    QuiltTour.pdf                      Sip Nebraska Festival
           Mar 14 9 am – 4:30 pm  Shrine Center,                                                                         May 8 4 – 10 pm May 9 1 – 10 pm
              1050 Saltillo Rd, Roca Twenty dealers  Global Cabaret                 2020 Annual Nebraska State Genealogy   Mahoney State Park, Ashland.
              with coins, bullion, tokens and old  Apr 7 5:30 – 8 pm  Suite One Eleven, 70th  Society Conference           Nebraska wine, beer, spirits and hard
              paper money, educational exhibits,  & A Sts Cuisine & entertainment from  Apr 24 - 25 River’s Edge Conference  ciders, music, food, artisan vendors and
              Raffle Prizes, and free coins for kids.  around the world. A fundraiser for  Center, Columbus Featured speaker:  education sessions. 402 882-2448 One
              Free 402-261-4938.                  Lincoln Literacy  $70 402-476-7323  Dr. Tom Jones; Mastering Genealogical  day: Non-alcohol $25, Wine Sampling
                                                  lincolnliteracy.org                 Proof; one day $60; both days $109   $45/$55, Limited Edition $65/$75; 2
           Fund Raiser to Buy Wheelchairs for Polio                                 http://nsgs.org/                       day: wine sampling $90; Limited edition
              Survivors in the Ivory Coast     Go Behind the Scenes Quilt Tour                                             $130 www.sipnebraska.com
           Mar 18 4:30 - 8 pm Pizza Ranch, 8420  Apr 9 9 – 11 am University of Nebraska  Spring Affair Plant Sale Apr 25  9 am - 2
              Lexington Pizza Ranch will donate all  International Quilt Museum, 1523 N.  pm Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N  National Multiple Sclerosis Society MS
              the tips and 10% from purchases.    33rd St Transportation fee to the bus  84th Plants, talks, and garden vendors.  Walk     May 9 10 am  Holmes Lake
              UNL Rotaract Club will bus the tables.  site is $5 roundtrip Reservations  800+ varieties of plants including peren-  Park, 70th & Normal Blvd National
              The Club has a goal to raise $18,000  required at  402-441-7158 by Apr 2.  nials, herbs, native plants, temperenni-  Multiple Sclerosis Society benefit
              so it may buy 120 wheelchairs.      $15                                 als, vines and a variety of trees and  http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/
                                               https://lincoln.ne.gov/city/mayor/aging/pdf/  shrubs. Free. Fundraiser for Nebraska  Walk/KSGWalkEvents?pg=entry&fr_id=
           Habitat for Humanity Community Builders  QuiltTour.pdf                     Statewide Arboretum 402 472-2971     29715
              Breakfast                                                             https://plantnebraska.org/connect/events/s
           Mar 19 7:30 – 8:30 am Lincoln Station  Climate Change & Culture in the Great  pring-affair.html               Toast Nebraska Wine Festival
              Great Hall, 201 N 7th St Free but must  Plains                                                             May 15 4 – 9 pm May 16 1 – 9 pm Vala's
              register https://lincolnhabitat.org/  Apr 9 @ 7 pm  Apr 10 9 am – 5 pm Center  Spring Cabaret – Featuring Judy Anderson  Pumpkin Patch, 12102 S. 180th St,
                                                  for Great Plains Studies, 1155 Q St The  & Friends Apr 25 @ 7 pm Apr 26 @ 2  Gretna Nebraska wine, music, food
           An Evening with the Cranes             Annual Great Plains Symposium will  pm James Arthur Vineyards, 2001 W.   vendors, artisan vendors and education
           Mar 31 3 – 11 pm  Aging Partners Trip  examine the connection between cli-  Raymond Rd, Raymond includes a      sessions. One day: Non-alcohol $25,
              Audubon Rowe Sanctuary in Gibbon to  mate change and culture through the  glass of wine. $15 Reservations    Wine Sampling $45/$55; 2 day: wine
              view Sandhill Cranes.               Center for Great Plains Studies’ unique  required. 402-783-5255          sampling $80/$90
           Bus view spectacular nature scenes on  regional and interdisciplinary lens. Apr  https://www.jamesarthurvineyards.com/  https://toastwinefest.com/
              the river’s edge. This tour includes  9 keynote is How Culture Shapes the
              entrance fee, guided tour, round-trip  Climate Change Debate by Andrew  Nebraska Renaissance Faire & Midlands  Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Plant
              motor coach and box lunch.  $80.    Hoffman.                            Pirate Festival (combined)           Sales May 15, 22, 29 Jun 19, 26 Noon
              Transportation fee to the bus site is $5  https://www.unl.edu/plains/2020-sympo-  Apr 25-26 10 am to 6pm Riverwest Park,  – 4:30 pm NSA Greenhouse, 38th and
              roundtrip. Call 402-441-7158 to reserve  sium                           233rd and West Maple, Omaha.  An     Leighton Sts on UNL East Campus
              by noon Mar 20.                                                         edutainment celebration of 16th      Plants for sustainable landscapes
              https://lincoln.ne.gov/city/mayor/aging/p  Casino Royale, Rx for Hope   Century Europe and 18th Century    https://plantnebraska.org/connect/events/
              df/Cranes.pdf                    Apr 17 5:30 pm   Scottish Rite Masonic  Caribbean buccaneers. $13; 5-15 $7 2
                                                  Center, 332 Centennial Mall South 6:30  day $21/$11 www.nebfaire.com   Keystone Award Luncheon
           The 50th Annual Audubon’s Nebraska     pm dinner (by Venue), program, raffle                                  May 21 11:30 am Country Club, 3200 S.
              Crane Festival                      and casino Fundraiser for Clinic with a  38th Annual Peacemaking Workshop  24th St Seniors Foundation annual
           Mar 20 - 21 Holiday Inn, 110 2nd Ave,  Heart $75                         Climate Crisis: A Spiritual Call to Action  fundraiser for Aging Partners. Keystone
              Kearney Audubon Nebraska $150    https://www.clinicwithaheart.org/events/rx-  Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm First United  Award presented to honor service to
              Student $60                         for-hope.html                       Methodist, 2723 No 50th St Keynote   seniors. Speaker Marilynn Moore. $65
              http://nebraskacranefestival.org/                                       speaker Rev. Sally Bingham Free      402-441-6179
                                               Eat Drink Art: Annual Benefit & Auction  https://nebraskaipl.org/?p=2210    www.SeniorsFoundation.org
           National Quilting Day 2020          Apr 17 6 – 9 pm Nebraska Innovation
           Mar 21 9 am to 4 pm International Quilt  Campus, 2021 Transformation Dr.  Nebraska Herbal Society Plant Sale  Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival May 23 10
              Study Center & Museum 33rd &        Benefit supporting the programs of LUX  May 2 9 am -  2 pm New Hope United  am – 5 pm Homestead National
              Holdrege Sts Eleventh annual free   Center for the arts.  $100 402 466-8692  Methodist Church, 1205 N. 45th St  Monument of America, Four miles west
              public event sponsored by the Lincoln  www.luxcenter.org                Herbs, perennials, vegetables        of Beatrice on State Highway 4,
              Quilters Guild and the Nebraska State                                 http://www.neherbalsociety.org/        Beatrice  402-223-3514
              Quilt Guild. Demonstrations, lectures  Spring Tea                                                            www.nps.gov/home
              and tours and an ala carte café from  Apr 18 1 – 3 pm Whitehall Mansion, 5903  The 51st Annual Czech Festival
              opening through lunch; learn about the  Walker Ave Teas, treats and a tour of  May 3 9 am - 4 pm  Pla Mor Ballroom,  Cars & Coffee   May 30 Jun 27 8 am –
              art of quilting. http://www.lincolnquil-  the mansion. Friends of Whitehall  6600 West O St Czech food, baked  noon Speedway Motors Museum of
              tersguild.org/  or www.nsqg.org     Mansion. $25 donation is tax        goods and kolaches, hot Czech food   American Speed, 599 Oak Creek Dr
                                                  deductible.                         served from 11 am till gone, vendors,  Free coffee, donut and admission if you
           Spay-ghetti and No-Balls Dinner and                                        choir performances, raffle, accordion  bring your specialty car
              Dessert Auction Mar 21 @ 6 pm    Star City Baconfest 2020 Apr 19 4:30 – 7  jam, polka dancing, and crowning of  www.museumofamericanspeed.com
           Unitarian Church, 6300 A St  Spaghetti,  pm  - Embassy Suites, 1040 P St Enjoy  Czech-Slovak Queen. Free, open to all.
              salad & breadsticks dinner followed by  bacon-inspired delights & music by  Sponsored by Nebraska Czechs of  Wine & Howl Jun 13 11 am – 5 pm 12th
              a dessert auction. Fundraiser for   Screamers Caberet; All proceeds cre-  Lincoln  www.lincolnczechs.org     annual ‘Wine & Howl’ Deer Springs
              Lincoln Animal Ambassadors Neuter   ate scholarships for local culinary stu-                                 Winery, 16255 Adams, Wine tasting,
              /Spay Assistance Fund $25  402-817-  dents $25 http://starcitybaconfest.com/  Aging Partners Trip            gift raffles, food, live music and various
              1168                             Lincoln Children’s Zoo and the Behind the  May 5 The Lion King @ Omaha Orpheum  vendors. Suggested donation $7 Bring
              www.lincolnanimalambassadors.org/   Scene Tour                          Theatre Bus departs Walmart, 3400 N.  your dog. Lincoln Animal Ambassadors
                                               Apr 21 10 am – 2 pm  Lincoln Children’s  85th St @ 6 pm, Play begins at 7:30  402 817-1168 http://www.lincolnani-
           Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation  Zoo, 1222 S 27th St Includes tour and  pm. Transportation to the event and  malambassadors.org/
              Seminar                             entry into the zoo.  Transportation fee  theatre tickets is included in the cost.
           Mar 22 2 – 4 pm Unitarian Church, 6300  to the bus site is $5 roundtrip.   Reservations required at  402-441-7158  Farmer’s Markets
              A St Film called Not My Life and talk  Reservations required at 402-441-7158  by Apr 6. $100               https://www.nebraska.gov/apps-ag-farm-
              about local problem by Paul Yates from  by Apr 14. $15                  https://lincoln.ne.gov/city/mayor/aging/p  ers-market/
                                               https://lincoln.ne.gov/city/mayor/aging/pdf/  df/LionKing.pdf
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