Star City Toastmasters Club meets 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Flanagan Room at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, 5401 South St. Info.: Joyce at 402-416-9426 or Vivian at 308-627-3831 or

Havelock Neighborhood Association meeting, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Anderson Public Library conference room, 3635 Touzalin Ave. Free to the public.

Hyde Memorial Observatory, in Holmes Park, open to the public 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Saturday in July. Free, suitable for all ages and handicapped accessible. Observe the night sky through two powerful telescopes, and visit with knowledgeable volunteers. More info. at

Contra dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Auld Recreation Center in Antelope Park, 3140 Sumner St., with music by the Hot Rosin Band. New dancers welcome; no partners necessary. Short introductory lesson at 7:15 p.m. Suggested donation: adults $6, students $3, families $15, under 12 admitted free.

“Interdependence Day: One Congregation Rising!” presentation at 10 a.m. Sunday at Unitarian Church of Lincoln, 6300 A St. Visibility and understanding of the interconnection between issues such as poverty, corruption, greed, environmental plunder, imperialism, religious marginalization, immigration, labor, political repression, and violence against women, with Barbara Salvatore, Ashley Canas and Lucy Adkins, with music by Bill Carpenter on the piano.

Adult Education seminar series, “Sinning Like a Christian” continues at 9 a.m. Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd., led by Ernie Hines.

Sizzling Summer Sermon Series continues at 9 and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 56th & Pine Lake. Theme for the month of July: “Storytime: Wisdom in the Word,” learning valuable lessons from children’s stories. This weekend: “The Velveteen Rabbit,” by Dr. Jim Keyser, pastor at Trinity UMC.

Lincoln Ostomy Association sponsors Lincoln Ostomy Group meeting, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Bryan East campus, 1600 S. 48th St. Everyone welcome. Optional lunch at 12:30 p.m.

Lincoln Municipal Band’s 2013 Summer Concert Series starts 7 p.m. Sunday at John Shildneck Memorial Bandshell in Antelope Park with “All-American Salute: the Growth of a Great Nation.” Conductor - Bob Krueger. Soloists: Annaliese Saathoff, soprano and Jess Watson, euphonium, 2013 John Shildneck Young Artist competition winners.


Lincoln Sunrise Toastmasters Club weekly breakfast, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., at The Egg and I, 16th and Q streets. Free breakfast for those who wish to become a better speaker and to learn to become better organized. Contact: Tim Duey, (402) 617-7998 or Joleen at (402) 483-5088.

“Matthew on Mondays” Bible study, led by Rev. Dr. Ken Moore, 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd. All are welcome.

Executive Club of Lincoln noon luncheon meeting on 20th floor of U.S. Bank, 13th and M streets. Guest speaker: Ronda Revelle, head coach of the Husker women’s softball program.

E.C. Speakers Toastmasters weekly noon meeting at UNL’s East Campus Union. See kiosk for meeting room. Info: Duane Hoffbauer at

Singles adult volleyball, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in First-Plymouth Church gym, 20th and D streets. Info.: (402) 476-7550.


Registration deadline for intermediate and advanced solo and duo painists to perform at “Van” Cliburn birthday celebration Friday, July 12. See

Lincoln Sunrise Kiwanis Club meeting, 6:30 a.m., at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, 5401 South St.

Westminster Men’s Fellowship meets at 6:45 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd. Bible study.

Drop in every Tuesday this summer at 10 a.m. at the Nebraska History Museum, Centennial Mall at P Street. Hear a book read, do activities, and look at related exhibits. Free.

Lincoln Downtown Rotary Club #14 noon luncheon meeting on 20th floor of US Bank building, 13th and M streets.

Lincoln Southeast Kiwanis Club noon luncheon meeting at Williamsburg Hy-Vee, 40th & Duxhall Dr. Program by Jane Polson, president of Keep Nebraska Beautiful.

Capital City Toastmasters weekly meeting, 5:45 p.m., in Platte Room at Madonna Rehab. Hospital, 5401 South St.. Info.: Ken Dolezal at

Capital City Kiwanis Club dinner meeting, 6 p.m., at Cotner Center, 1540 N. Cotner Blvd.

Lincoln Bethany Lions Club dinner meeting, 6 p.m., at Golden Corral Restaurant, 3940 N. 27th St.

Tabitha’s first outdoor concert series, “Toe Tappin Tuesdays,” begins at 7 p.m. with The Links performing on Tabitha’s east lawn near the corner of 48th and Randolph streets. Free popcorn and lemonade available during the concert. Guests encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Indian Village Neighborhood Association monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at Southminster United Methodist Church, 2915 S. 16th St.

South Salt Creek Community Organization monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at Cooper Park shelter, Eighth and D streets.

Monthly meeting of Lincoln Crohn’s Disease and Ulcrative Colitis adult support group, 7 to 8 p.m., in Nemaha Room at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, 5401 South St. Info.: (402) 505-9901.

Dance to the music of the CJ Hanner Trio, 7 to 9 p.m. at Auld Recreation Center in Antelope Park, 3140 Sumner St. $4 admission.


Gateway Sertoma Club breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m., at Grandmother’s Restaurant, 70th and A streets. Program: Part 2 of the “Battle for Chattanooga: Rescuing the Union Army.”

2013 Lincoln Community Foundation Garden Performance Series continues over the noon hour at Lincoln Community Foundation Garden, 1415 N St. Noon-hour concerts each Wednesday through Aug. 28. Next week: Josh Hoyer, soul/R&B/blues.

Lincoln East Rotary Club noon luncheon meeting at Valentine’s Grand Italian Buffet, 70th and Van Dorn streets.

Lincoln Northeast Kiwanis Club noon luncheon meeting at Golden Corral Restaurant, 3940 N. 27th St.

University Place Farmers Market open 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Wednesday through Sept. 18.

Loss Through Life, a monthly grief and loss workshop, 7 p.m. at Unitarian Church of Lincoln, 6300 A St., facilitated by Mary Werner and Nancy Marshall.

Lincoln Toastmasters 403 Club weekly meeting, 7 p.m., in Sheridan Room at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, 5401 South St. Info.: call Barb at (402) 484-7811.


Northeast Lincoln Sertoma Club breakfast meeting 7 a.m. at Hy-Vee, 5001 O St. Guest speaker: State Sen. Amanda McGill of Lincoln.

Lincoln Center Sertoma Club weekly breakfast meeting, 7 a.m., at The Cornhusker Marriott, 13th and M streets.

POETS Toastmasters weekly meeting, 11:30 a.m., at State Office Building, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, 4th floor. Info.: James Gilbert at

Fountain Frolics, featuring weekly noon-hour concerts, offered each Thursday through Aug. 1 under the north overhang of the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets. Free admission. Lunch from the UNL Dairy Store available for a fee.

Mental Health Association sponsors Jazz Concert Series, noon-hour music five consecutive Thursdays beginning next week at the Lincoln Community Foundation Gardens, 1415 N St. Opening concert features Annette Murrell and Peter Bouffard.

Cornhusker Kiwanis Club noon luncheon meeting at The Knolls Restaurant, 2201 Old Cheney Rd. Lunch and guest speaker. Guests welcome.

Aging Partners’ Dinner & Show series continues at Cotner Center Condominiums, 1540 N. Cotner Blvd., with music by Lloyd McCarter & The Honky Tonk Revival. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 6:30. Dinner/show tickets $8, show-only tickets $5; transportation available for an extra $4. Reservations due by noon Tuesday; call (402) 441-7158.

Repair Cafe open 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at New Visions Community’s Calvary United Methodist Church, corner of Garfield and South 11th streets. Drop by with clothing that needs repair, or PC towers or laptops that need repair or troubleshooting. Info.: call Barb, (402) 488-6926.

Witherbee Neighborhood Association monthly meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., in Tabitha’s LifeQuest Center conference room, 48th and Randolph streets. Agenda: planning time. All neighbors invited.

Fairview Toastmasters Club meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bryan Medical Plaza (East), Plaza Classroom #2. For info., contact Jean Kolar at or 402-470-3526.

"A Cappella Live!” Sweet Adeline chorus weekly rehearsal, 7 p.m., at St. David's Episcopal Church, 8800 Holdrege St.

Stransky Park concert series continues, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Stransky Park, 17th and Harrison. Free to the public; free-will offering. Next week: Jarana. Music styles: flamenco, rumba, salsa fusion, featuring Daniel Martinez.

Nebraska Repertory Theatre’s summer performance schedule begins with “Emma,” 7:30 p.m., on the Howell Theatre stage, 12th and R streets. Reception follows opening-night performance. Additional performances July 12-13, 20 and 28, and Aug. 1 and 9. Tickets: (402) 472-4747.

Lincoln Continentals chorus weekly rehearsal, 7:30 p.m., at First Evangelical Free Church, 3300 S. 84th St


Lincoln Northeast High School Class of 1973 reunion begins with golf outing, 10 a.m., at Hidden Valley, followed by social at 5 p.m. at The Isles, 6232 Havelock Ave.; following day: school tours at 10:30 a.m., and 5 p.m. dinner and dance at The Towers Event Center, 70th and A streets. Pre-register at

Lincoln South Rotary Club noon luncheon meeting at The Knolls Restaurant, 2201 Old Cheney Rd.

Lincoln Center Kiwanis Club noon luncheon on 20th floor of U.S. Bank, 13th and M streets. Guest speaker: Gary Nelson, planned giving manager at the Nebraska Children’s Home Society. “Historical perspective on how the Nebraska Children’s Home began 120 years ago, and how that leads to how they serve children today.”

FirsTier Toastmasters Club open house noon to 1 p.m. at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 12th and M streets. For more information, visit

Lincoln Music Teachers Association (LMTA) hosts event to celebrate birthday of “Van” Cliburn, 5 to 7:15 p.m. at Antelope Park Band Shell, 27th and A streets. Free to the public.

Rock the Village 2013, a free community fun fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 56th & Pine Lake Rd.

Pre-show wine tasting, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Nebraska Repertory Theatre, prior to performance of “Emma.” Sample three different wines for $5 before the show.

SouthPointe Pavilions’ 13th annual Friday Nights Live series continues with free live music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in SouthPointe’s Center Courtyard. Donation requested to benefit

CenterPointe. Lawn chairs, blankets welcome.

Fund-raising dinner and silent auction to benefit Tiny Hands International begins 6 p.m. at Grand Manse, Tenth and P streets. $50 per person. Tickets: (402) 601-4816 or register online at


Homer’s Heroes League baseball action continues 9:30 a.m. next Saturday at Lewis Fields, east of Lincoln High School. The sixth and final Saturday of the season.

Fund-raising golf tournament to benefit Tiny Hands International begins 10 a.m. next Saturday at HiMark Golf Course, 8901 Augusta Dr. $600 per foursome. Register online at

Lincoln Animal Ambassadors’ annual Wine and Howl, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Saturday at Deer Springs Valley Winery, 162nd and Adams streets. Vendors, raffle, food, wine-tasting, and a Rescue Roundup at 4 p.m. Suggested donation: $5. (Rescheduled from rainout June 8.)

All-you-can-eat fish fry, 4:30 to 7 p.m. next Saturday at George Washington Masonic Lodge No. 250, 4430 N. 70th St. Alaskan pollock, baked beans, cole slaw, fried potatoes and onions for $9. Hamburgers, hot dogs and pop also available.

Brews & Blues at the Zoo next Saturday, 6-11 p.m. at Lincoln Children’s Zoo, 1222 S. 27th St. For ages 21 and older. Drinks from local breweries. Music by Levi William Band. Tickets available at the door. Details:

Adult education seminar “Sinning Like a Christian” continues 9 a.m. Sunday 9July 14) at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd., led by Ernie Hines.

“A Novice Novelist,” 10 a.m. presentation Sunday (July 14) at Unitarian Church of Lincoln, 6300 A St., presented by Sally Stoddard, with music by Barbara Brant.

Widowed Persons Service (WPS) Friendship Group meets 2 to 4 p.m. second and fourth Sundays of each month at Northeast Senior Center, 6310 Platte Ave. Info.: call (402) 488-3326.

Nebraska Repertory Theatre partnering with UPC and the Ross Theater to screen the film “Clueless,” 7 p.m. Sunday (July 14), a modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma.” Free.


Public meeting to discuss development of Lincoln Public Schools’ budget for 2013-’14, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at Bryan Focus Program Media Center at Hawthorne, 300 S. 48th St.

Fore Arts/Fore fun Benefit Golf Outing, noon-7 p.m. Friday, July 26 at HiMark Golf course, 8901 Augusta Drive. The MacCrakken Brothers comedy club duo and Lyp Schtick Improv will perform. Proceeds benefit Lincoln Arts Council. Details: