• Inspire Awards, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Pinnacle Bank Arena. This annual program celebrates women who have excelled, not only in their professional lives, but as leaders and role models. Their commitment, vision and talents make them true leaders in their chosen fields. Guest speaker will be Preeta Bansal, a Lincoln native who has spent the last 35 years at thehighest levels of government and business. More details/tickets: journalstar.com/inspire.
• Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s disease by participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which begins with a ceremony at 12:30 p.m. and the 2-mile walk at 1 p.m., Holmes Lake, 70th and Normal Boulevard. Can’t walk that day? Sponsor a walker! Details: Erin Drouin, 402-739-8797 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Lincoln Public Schools Learning Lunch program, “What’s in a Name? (Stories behind our school names),” presented by Ed Zimmer, historic preservation planner, Lincoln Planning Department, noon, LPS District Office board room, 5905 O St. Bring your own lunch; LPS provides dessert. Details: 402-436-1609.
• Streets Alive will close nearly two miles of streets to traffic, from Belmont Elementary School to Max E. Roper Park, to make room for over 100 exhibitors that will provide free health, education and support resources. From 1-4:30 p.m., the event will include music, dance, art, sports demonstrations, join-in fitness classes and fresh local produce along the route. Those attending are encouraged to walk, bike or skate the route. This year’s event also includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony for construction of a new Belmont Outdoor Living and Learning Center. More details: healthylincoln.org/streetsalive.