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12 Springtime Activities for Seniors

There’s just something so rejuvenating about spring. Whether it’s the birds chirping, flowers or sunshine; spring does wonders for the senior soul.

Springtime is a favorite season for seniors because many of them are retired and have spent the winter being cooped-up indoors.

See all 12 – –> Source: 12 Springtime Activities for Seniors

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6. Eat outdoors at a fancy restaurant.
7. Visit a nursery.
8. Go on a picnic.

 

Annie Oakley

Phoebe Ann Moses, better known as “Annie Oakley,” made a name for herself as one of the best sharpshooters in the world throughout her lifetime. In the process, she overcame a childhood filled with abuse and adversity to become not only an enormously successful entertainer, but a role model for women and young girls. Born in 1860, Annie’s father, Jacob, […]

Source: That Time Annie Oakley Offered to Put Together an All Female Team of Snipers for the United States’ Military

11-17 – Hamlet + the Season Schedule UNL

Hamlet BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE – AN INNOVATIVE REIMAGINING OF SHAKESPEARE’S POWERFUL TRAGEDY OF MADNESS AND REVENGE.

Nov. 17 – 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 20 at 2 p.m.
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 – 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.
Howell Theatre, 1st floor, Temple Building

Source: Season Schedule | Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Review: ‘My Fair Lady’ hits on all counts | Theater | journalstar.com

Great seating remains for two shows scheduled during Nebraska football games. Please – Consider attending Tonight (9-24) or next Saturday to help fill the audience.

Former Wesleyan theater professor, Henry Blanke calls MFL the best performance he has seen at the Lincoln Community Playhouse.

If you go What: “My Fair Lady”
Where: Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th St.
When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 29-Oct. 1; 2 p.m. Sept. 25 and Oct. 2
Tickets: $25 for adults, $15 for students; 402-489-7529 or http://www.lincolnplayhouse.com

Patty Kramer is Eliza Doolittle and Sam Ninegar is Henry Higgins in the Lincoln Community Playhouse production of “My Fair Lady.” Courtesy photo by Lincoln Community Playhouse

Former Wesleyan theater professor, Henry Blanke calls this the best performance he has seen at the Lincoln Community Playhouse.

Source: Review: ‘My Fair Lady’ hits on all counts | Theater | journalstar.com

It was smooth sailing for the cast of My Fair Lady Friday night at the Lincoln Community Playhouse as they followed the leads of Sam Ninegar (Professor Higgins) and Patty Kramer (Eliza Doolittle).
Kramer, a vocal performance major at UNL, graced the stage with poise, precision and prowess. Ninegar transformed nicely from his recent role as Cat in the Hat to an overbearing professor.

‘Civil War Voices’ returns for Abe Lincoln celebration : Ground Zero

This is a great production. Senior Tix are $10. -keith

“Civil War Voices,” the musical written by local attorney and playwright Jim Harris, will return to Lincoln for the city’s annual Abraham Lincoln Birthday Celebration. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Feb. 13 and Feb. 18-20 and 2 p.m. Feb. 14 and 21 at the Haymarket Theatre, Eighth and Q streets.

Source: ‘Civil War Voices’ returns for Abe Lincoln celebration : Ground Zero

Lincoln, ne | 2015 Top 10 Best Places to Retire

The city’s outdoor activities, strong economy, entertainment options and affordability make Lincoln, Neb., one of the top retirement destinations in the country. Home to the University of Nebraska, Lincoln is full of youthful energy that attracts young professionals, entrepreneurs and retirees. About 16 percent of the city’s population is age 60 or older, and while there are retirement communities and assisted living centers to choose from, homes in Lincoln cost less than they do in most mid-sized cities.

Related Content: Why Lincoln is a Best Place to Live

Being a college town, it’s easy to find things to do in Lincoln, whether it’s a sporting event, theatrical performance or a singer/songwriter playing in a bar. Downtown Lincoln continues to evolve into a trendy, artsy destination where people come to shop, eat and mingle. The Historic Haymarket District sees a lot of foot traffic and fills with people on weekends who meander among restaurants, shops and art galleries. Pinnacle Bank Arena hosts major concerts while the Lied Center for Performing Arts provides a stage for musicals, comedy shows and other performances. Attracting nearly 10,000 visitors each September, the Lincoln Arts Festival is the city’s largest art event. Residents are treated to art walks, free concerts and festivals throughout the year. Several nearby wineries and dairy farms make great day or half-day getaways.

Get Lincoln’s ranking on the Top 100 Best Places to Live.

While Lincoln may not offer the beach scene that lures many retirees to Florida or the coasts, it does feature plenty of waterfront, including lakes, ponds and streams filled with trout, bass and other trophy fish. Throughout the city and surrounding area are opportunities to encounter natural treasures, like Wilderness Park, Pioneers Park Nature Center and several trails and hiking paths. Lincoln is loaded with recreational facilitieswhere residents can play tennis, golf, swim, ice skate and cross-country ski.

It’s no wonder Lincoln ranked as one of the happiest cities in the country, according to a Gallup poll.

Find out where Lincoln landed on our list of the Top 10 Downtowns.

 

Source: Lincoln, ne | 2015 Top 10 Best Places to Retire

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