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6-14 – FREE Women of Nebraska Travel Night Thursday!

Attend our FREE Women of Nebraska Travel Night Thursday! –

We invite you to attend two Women of Nebraska Travel Nights this week. On Thursday we feature our extraordinary journey to Greece taking off this September.

Come, join us Thursday; bring your friends along! We meet at The Harbor Coffeehouse at 1265 S. Cotner Blvd, Lincoln, at 7PM. RSVP by clicking HERE or call us at 402-458-9845 to let us know you are coming. See you soon!

NATURE CENTER HOSTS JUNE EVENTS

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

The Pioneers Park Nature Center invites the public to the following events in June:

Nature’s Treasure Treks, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 8, 15, 22 and 29

Trekkers will use clues to search for nature’s treasures at each week’s themed hike.  This program is for young children and their families.  Register the Wednesday before each trek. The fee is $3 per person per trek.

 Composting Workshop, 10 to 11 a.m. June 16Extension Master Gardeners will demonstrate how to maintain three types of composting bins.  The event is sponsored by Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County and the City Recycling Office. This program is free, and registration is not required.

Rain Barrel Workshop, 2 to 4 p.m. June 16 Participants will build rain barrels to take home and learn the basics of rainwater harvesting.  Rain barrels must be transported from the park on the day of the workshop. The workshop is designed for adults, and children must be accompanied by an adult.  This workshop is partially funded by the Nebraska Environmental Trust and hosted by the City Watershed Management Division of the Public Works and Utilities Department. The registration deadline is June 8, and the fee is $35 per person (rain barrels are valued at $110).

 Frogs and Floats, 1 to 3 p.m. June 17, Frogs and Floats Spend the afternoon celebrating dads with frog catching, tadpole chasing, wetlands exploration and root beer floats.  Old shoes and clothes are encouraged.  Insect repellent is also recommended. The registration deadline is June 13, and the fee is $20 per family.

For more information or to register for programs and other activities, contact the Nature Center at 402-441-7895 or visit parks.lincoln.ne.gov and select the “register online” button.

Travel – Greece with the Women of Nebraska

Greece with Women of Nebraska

Join our Women of Nebraska tour to Greece this September. A unique way to travel through tales of history and immerse yourself in the symbols, traditions, and stories of holy places of the Sacred Feminine, wander the ancient paths and listen to the wisdom as it bubbles up from the earth. CLICK HERE to see the detailed tour program. Call or email Anne at our Group Department for all the ins and outs of this once-in-a-lifetime journey including Myconos and Santorini; 402-435-8888 or  GroupDepartment@executivetravel.com.

OLLI – Flatwater Shakespeare Company Presents: “The Tempest”

Shakespeare's "The Tempest"
Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”

The Flatwater Shakespeare Company will present William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” one of the first English tragic comedies. You are invited to see the production and then participate in a talk back session with actors and others from the Company.

Come with us to an enchanted island where Prospero, a sorcerer and the rightful Duke of Milan, and his daughter Miranda have been marooned for twelve years. When Prospero discovers that his old enemies are sailing near the island, he creates a storm to wreck the ship. The survivors, including young Ferdinand who catches Miranda’s eye, make it to shore only to fall prey to Prospero’s machinations.

Register for only one performance.
Event Days/Dates:
18532EV – Sun, Jun 10
18533EV – Thu, June 14
Registration Deadline: Fri, June 1
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: The Stables at Wyuka Cemetery
Cost: $15. Cancellation after the registration deadline date will be non-refundable

Register Online: https://cehs25.unl.edu/wconnect/ace/quickpick.awp

Register by telephone: 402-472-6265
Please have your credit card handy.

http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/olliatunl/8069/46184

 

Apr 27 – Rising Tide: The Crossroads Project

Rising Tide: The Crossroads Project
Grounded in Science —– Elevated by Art —– Igniting Response
Friday, April 27    7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church . 840 S. 17th St., Lincoln

“Rising Tide: The Crossroads Project” brings the power of performance art to bear on one of the great conversations of our time — humanity’s growing unsustainability and the possibility for a truly meaningful response.

Arts for the Soul – http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/olliatunl/7969/45480

Book Lovers – From Francie & Finch

It’s another busy week at F&F! Take a look! We hope you’ll also enjoy our bi-weekly Shelf Awareness for Readers that includes book reviews, author interviews, giveaways and fascinating features.

http://francieandfinch.com/    If you see a book you like, you can click on it and order directly from our website. We offer free shipping and you’ll find different formats like audio, E-books, CD’s, vinyl and large print to choose from. This is a great way to support your local, independent bookstore.
Either way, we hope you’ll stop down at the shop to say hello, browse our in-store offerings and check out our upcoming events.

Upcoming Events
Thurs, 4/12 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Voices From The Plains, Nebraska Writers Guild
Fri, 4/13 – 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. History Mystery Walking Tour of Downtown Lincoln
Sat, 4/14 – 2:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Book Talk and Signing with C.J. Janovy author of No Place Like Home
Thurs, 4/19 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Book Talk & Signing with Sharon Royers, author of Out Of The Rabbit Hole: How a Concussion Changed My Life – A Story of Hope
Thurs, 4/26 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Launch of Loren Eiseley’s Nebraska: A Digital Map
Sat, 5/5 – 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Storytime with Uncle Lew

 

Apr 14 & 15 – LINCOLN CITY LIBRARIES do Many Things

To Host 2 performances of “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” IN APRIL

Lincoln City Libraries invites the public to two free performances of “Beauty and the Beast” in April:

  • Saturday, April 14, 10:30 a.m. at Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th Street
  • Sunday, April 15, 1 p.m. at Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street

No registration is required, and the 50-minute performances are suitable for ages 5 and up.

The shows are presented by the Hampstead Stage Company, which includes teams of two actors, each playing multiple roles.  The scripts are original adaptations, based directly on literary classics.  Hampstead The company is a Barnstead, New Hampshire-based non-profit theater company for young audiences, whose focus is to promote reading and love of live theater.

For information about Lincoln City Libraries and its services, visit lincolnlibraries.org.  For more information on Hampstead Stage Company, visit hampsteadstage.org.

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