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September/October 2018 Giving Calendar

Sep 05, 2018 11:26AM ● By Kamrin Baker

Featured Fundraiser:

Journey Through Time: A Gala Celebrating 20 Years at the SAC Aerospace Museum Oct. 19 (6-10 p.m.) Location: SAC Aerospace Museum —sacmuseum.org A summary of U.S. military history would not be complete without mentioning Strategic Air Command, headquartered at Offutt Air Force Base during the Cold War. Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, which seeks “to preserve the history of Strategic Air Command” and aerospace memorabilia, is hosting a gala to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Contact 402-944-3100 or [email protected] for information. 

Sept. 2 (6-9 a.m.) 38th Annual Zoo Run Benefiting: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Location: Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium —omahazoo.com 

Sept. 2 (8 a.m.) 2018 Bingo Open Golf Fundraiser for the Kids Benefiting: NWA Kids Fishing Clinics, “Fishing is Fun!” Location: Grandpa’s Woods Golf Course, Elmwood, NE —nebraskawalleye.com 

Sept. 2 (noon-4 p.m.) Packer Car Show Benefiting: Omaha South High School Alumni Association Location: Collin Stadium Parking Lot —omahasouthalumni.com 

Sept. 6 (10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.) 2018 SAC Foundation Golf Outing Benefiting: Team Offutt Home Away from Home Location: Tiburon Golf Club —sacfoundation.net 

Sept. 6 (5-9 p.m.) Brew Haha: A Beer and Food Tasting Event Benefiting: Habitat for Humanity Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village —habitatomaha.org 

Sept. 6 (5:30-9 p.m.) 2018 Imagine Our Youth Fundraising Celebration Benefiting: Omaha Home for Boys Location: Marriott—Capitol District —omahahomeforboys.org

Sept. 7 (11 a.m.) Sixth Annual Aerotek Charity Golf Event Benefiting: Wishing Well Foundation Location: Tiburon Golf Course —childrensfoundationomaha.org 

Sept. 7 (6:30-11 p.m.) Holy Cross Parish Festival Concert Benefiting: Holy Cross Parish Location: Holy Cross Catholic Church —holycrossomaha.org 

Sept. 7 (7-9:30 p.m.) Wings & Wheels Benefiting: Ronald McDonald House Charities Omaha Location: Signature Flight Support —rmhcomaha.org 

Sept. 8 (9-11 a.m.) 24th Annual Siena/Francis House 5K Walk/Run Benefiting: Siena/Francis House Location: Stinson Park in Aksarben Village —sienafrancis.org 

Sept. 8 (11 a.m.-6 p.m.) September Latino Festival Benefiting: Centro Latino Council Bluffs Location: Bayliss Park —sucentrolatino.com 

Sept. 9 (7:30 a.m.) Freedom Run Benefiting: YMCA Location: Twin Rivers YMCA —boystown.org

Sept. 9 (8-11:30 a.m.) Fight for Air Corporate Cup Benefiting: American Lung Association Location: Aksarben Village —action.lung.org 

Sept. 9 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) Eighth Annual Cruisin’ for a Cure Omaha Benefiting: Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Location: Methodist Health System parking lot —cruisinforacureomaha.com 

Sept. 9 (noon-6 p.m.) Holy Cross Parish Festival Benefiting: Holy Cross Parish Location: Holy Cross Catholic Church —holycrossomaha.org 

Sept. 9 (11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.) 14th Annual Omaha Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Location: Lewis & Clark Landing —afsp.donordrive.com 

Sept. 9 (3-6 p.m.) Glow Gold Rally Omaha Benefiting: Sammy’s Superheroes Location: Village Pointe Toyota-Scion —sammyssuperheroes.org 

Sept. 10 (11 a.m.-6 p.m.) 28th Annual Driving for Excellence Golf Fest Benefiting: Mercy High School’s Negotiated Tuition Program Location: Players Club at Deer Creek —mercyhigh.org

Sept. 10 (noon-6 p.m.) 25th Anniversary Safe Haven Golf Tournament Benefiting: Heartland Family Service Location: Oak Hills Country Club —heartlandfamilyservice.org

Sept. 13 (11:30 a.m.) 17th Annual Golf Classic Benefiting: Ralston Schools Foundation Location: Eagle Hills Golf Course —ralstonschoolsfoundation.org 

Sept. 13 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) Fourth Annual Rejuvenating Women’s Restored Wings Banquet Benefiting: Rejuvenating Women Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —rejuvenatingwomen.com 

Sept. 13 (5:30-9 p.m.) Night in the Neighborhood 2018 Benefiting: Completely KIDS Location: Founders One Nine —completelykids.org 

Sept. 13 (6-9:30 p.m.) Decades in Deco 2018: Meet Me at the Expo Benefiting: The Durham Museum Location: The Durham Museum —durhammuseum.org

Sept. 14 (7:30 p.m.-midnight) OutrSpaces Lift-Off Benefiting: OutrSpaces Location: OutrSpaces outrspaces.org

Sept. 14-23 Omaha Restaurant Week Benefiting: Food Bank for the Heartland Location: Varies —visitomaha.com/restaurantweek 

Sept. 14 (11 a.m.-5 p.m.) 23rd Annual Jailhouse Scramble Benefiting: UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Student Scholarships Location: Tiburon Golf Course —unomaha.edu 

Sept. 14 (6-9 p.m.) Closer to the Cure: Sixth Annual Fundraiser for Cancer Alliance of Nebraska Benefiting: Cancer Alliance of Nebraska Location: Omaha Country Club —cancerallianceofnebraska.org 

Sept. 14 (6-10 p.m.) QLI’s An Evening at the Fair Benefiting: QLI Location: Baxter Arena —teamqli.com 

Sept. 15 (6-10 p.m.) Jewels of Autumn Benefiting: CHI Health Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Location: CHI Health Lakeside Hospital —chihealth.com 

Sept. 16 (11 a.m.-6 p.m.) 63rd Annual Fall Festival Benefiting: Mount Michael Benedictine School Location: Mount Michael Abbey —mountmichael.com 

Sept. 17 (10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.) Mid-America Council’s 48th Annual Golf Tournament Benefiting: Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council Location: Shadow Ridge Country Club —macnewsroom.org

Sept. 17 (11 a.m.-7 p.m.) Cougar Classic Golf Tournament Benefiting: Gross Catholic High School Location: Eagle Hills Golf Club —grosscatholic.org 

Sept. 17 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Great Friends to Kids Luncheon Benefiting: Omaha Children’s Museum Location: Omaha Children’s Museum —ocm.org

Sept. 20 (6 p.m.) 2018 Archbishop’s Dinner for Education Benefiting: Archdiocese of Omaha Scholarships Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —archomaha.org

Sept. 20 (4:30-9 p.m.) Collector’s Circle Champagne Reception and Preview Party Benefiting: Lauritzen Gardens Location: Lauritzen Gardens —omahaantiqueshow.org 

Sept. 21-23 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show: Celebrating 15 Years Benefiting: Lauritzen Gardens Location: Lauritzen Gardens —omahaantiqueshow.org 

Sept. 21 (11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.) The Camp Classic Golf Tournament Ashland Benefiting: Carol Joy Holling Camp Location: Ashland Golf Club —cjhcenter.org 

Sept. 21 (3-7 p.m.) HETRA Participant Horse Show and Awards Party Benefiting: Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy (HETRA) Location: HETRA Barn, Gretna —hetra.org 

Sept. 21 (5:30-11 p.m.) 2018 Angels Among Us Gala: No Place Like Home Benefiting: Angels Among Us Location: A View on State —myangelsamongus.org 

Sept. 21 (6-10 p.m.) 2018 Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Benefiting: Project Harmony Location: Champions Run Golf Course —projectharmony.com

Sept. 22 (8:30-9:30 a.m.) Second Annual 5K Race Benefiting: Elkhorn Public Schools Foundation Location: Elkhorn High School Football Stadium —elkhornfoundation.org 

Sept. 22 (9-11 a.m.) 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s—Council Bluffs Benefiting: Alzheimer’s Association Location: Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park —act.alz.org 

Sept. 22 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) Light the Night Walk Benefiting: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village —lls.org/nebraska 

Sept. 23 (9 a.m.-noon) 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s—Omaha Benefiting: Alzheimer’s Association Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village —act.alz.org 

Sept. 23 (noon-4 p.m.) Sixth Annual Superhero Heart Run Omaha Benefiting: Heart Heroes Location: Werner Park —superheroheartrun.com 

Sept. 23 (noon-9 p.m.) Our Lady of Lourdes Fall Festival Benefiting: Our Lady of Lourdes Church and school Location: Our Lady of Lourdes Church —ollomaha.com

[sta_anchor id="sept24"]Sept. 24 (11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.)[/sta_anchor] 15th Annual MBCF-MBA Scholarship Scramble Benefiting: Millard Business Community Foundation Scholarship Fund Location: Oak Hills Country Club —millardbcf.org 

Sept. 25 (4:30-8:30 p.m.) 2018 Omaha Go Red for Women Expo Benefiting: American Heart Association Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —heart.org 

Sept. 26 (5:30-9 p.m.) Fourth Annual Food Truck World Tour Benefiting: Immigrant Legal Center Location: Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus —immigrantlc.org

Sept. 26 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Between the Lines with Amy Thielen Benefiting: Omaha Public Library Location: Institute for the Culinary Arts, Metropolitan Community College —omahalibraryfoundation.org

Sept. 27 (5-9 p.m.) 2018 Love Your Neighbor Gala Benefiting: Open Door Mission Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —opendoormission.org

Sept. 27 (6-9 p.m.) Pure Inspiration: An Evening of Artistic & Culinary Expressions Benefiting: Center for Childhood Deafness, Language & Learning Location: Lied Learning and Technology Center —boystownhospital.org 

Sept. 28 (6-9 p.m.) 2018 Spotlight Gala Benefiting: Voices for Children Nebraska Location: Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District —voicesforchildren.com

Sept. 28 (6-9 p.m.) Fifth Annual Open Space Soiree Benefiting: KANEKO Location: KANEKO —thekaneko.org

Sept. 29 (10 a.m.-10 p.m.) Creighton University Dance Marathon Benefiting: Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Location: Skutt Student Center —creighton.edu 

Sept. 29 (6-10 p.m.) 20th Annual Black Tie Harvest for Scholarships Benefiting: Iowa Western Pottawattamie Promise Scholarship Fund Location: Iowa Western Kanesville Arena —iwcc.edu

Sept. 29 (6-9 p.m.) Nebraska Ataxia Engagement Party Benefiting: Nebraska Ataxia Location: Creighton Prep High School —nebraskaataxia.org

Sept. 29 (8-10 p.m.) Glow ’N’ Go 5K Run/Walk Benefiting: Society of St. Vincent de Paul Location: Aksarben Village —svdpomaha.com

Sept. 30 (9-11 a.m.) Walk & Run the Park for Parkinson’s Benefiting: Parkinson’s Nebraska Location: Elmwood Park —parkinsonsnebraska.org 

Sept. 30 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) 2018 Margre Durham Walk for the Animals Benefiting: Nebraska Humane Society Location: Nebraska Humane Society —nehumanesociety.org

Sept. 30 (1-7 p.m.) St. Margaret Mary Parish Festival Benefiting: St. Margaret Mary Catholic Parish & School Location: St. Margaret Mary Catholic Parish —smmomaha.org

Oct. 1 (12:30 p.m.) 2018 Men for Others Golf Classic Benefiting: Creighton Prep School Location: Shadow Ridge Country Club —creightonprep.creighton.edu 

Oct. 2 (5:30 p.m.) 27th Annual Creighton Prep Sports Night Benefiting: Creighton Prep School Location: The Heider Center at Creighton Prep —creightonprep.creighton.edu 

Oct. 4 (5-7 p.m.) Survivors Rising Friendraiser Benefiting: Survivors Rising Location: Highlander Accelerator —survivorsrising.org 

Oct. 4 (5:30-9:30 p.m.) Signature Chefs Auction Benefiting: March of Dimes Location: SAC Aerospace Museum —signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org 

Oct. 4 (6-9 p.m.) Boys Town National Hotline: Fine Wine & Hors D’oeuvres Fundraiser Benefiting: Boys Town Location: A View on State —boystown.org

Oct. 4 (6-9:30 p.m.) 20th Annual CHS Hall of Fame Benefiting: Central High School Foundation Location: Central High School —chsfomaha.org

Oct. 4 (6-9:30 p.m.) 45th Woman of the Year Gala Benefiting: Arthritis Foundation Location: Omaha Marriott-Regency —arthritis.org/nebraska 

Oct. 5 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Passing Periods: CHS Alumni Luncheon Benefiting: Central High School Foundation Location: Field Club of Omaha —chsfomaha.org

Oct. 5 (6-9 p.m.) The Hope Center for Kids 20th Birthday Gala Benefiting: The Hope Center for Kids Location: CHI Health Center Omaha —hopecenterforkids.com 

Oct. 5 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) Chariots4Hope’s Third Annual Gala: Under the Hood Benefiting: Chariots4Hope Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —chariots4hope.org 

Oct. 6 (10 a.m.-noon) Omaha South Alumni Hall of Fame Brunch Benefiting: Omaha South High School Alumni Association Location: Stockyard Exchange Building —omahasouthalumni.com 

Oct. 6 (5-9 p.m.) Joslyn Castle Unlocked Benefiting: Joslyn Castle Trust Location: Joslyn Castle —joslyncastle.presencehost.net

Oct. 6 (5-9 p.m.) Vintage Affaire Gala Benefiting: Autism Action Partnership Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —autismaction.org 

Oct. 7 (7-10 a.m.) 25th Annual Komen Nebraska Race for the Cure Benefiting: Susan G. Komen Great Plains Location: Baxter Arena —komengreatplains.org 

Oct. 11 (5-9 p.m.) Homegrown Benefiting: Nebraska Children’s Home Society Location: Kros Strain Brewing —nchs.org 

Oct. 11 (6-9 p.m.) Good Apple Awards Benefiting: Nebraska Appleseed Location: Livestock Exchange Building Ballroom —neappleseed.org 

Oct. 13 (9 a.m.-2 p.m.) 2018 Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk and Family Festival Benefiting: Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village —dsamidlands.org 

Oct. 13 (3-8 p.m.) Fourth Annual HEALS to the Pavement for Pregnancy & Infant Loss Benefiting: HEALing Embrace Location: Lake Zorinsky —healingembrace.org 

[sta_anchor id="aksarbenball" unsan="AksarbenBall"]Oct. 13 (5:30 p.m.-midnight)[/sta_anchor] 122nd Aksarben Ball Benefiting: Aksarben Foundation Location: CHI Health Center Omaha —aksarben.org 

Oct. 14 (4:30-8 p.m.) 12th Annual Comfort Food Classic Benefiting: Grief’s Journey Location: Hotel RL —griefsjourney.org

Oct. 16 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) A Time for Hope & Healing Luncheon Benefiting: The Kim Foundation Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —thekimfoundation.org

Oct. 17 (6-8 p.m.) Taste the Season: The Nebraska Way Patron Party Benefiting: Food Bank for the Heartland Location: Omaha World-Herald John Gottschalk Freedom Center —foodbankheartland.org 

Oct. 18 (11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) Taste the Season: The Nebraska Way Luncheon and Marketplace Benefiting: Food Bank for the Heartland Location: The Marriott at Regency —foodbankheartland.org 

Oct. 18 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Eighth Annual Climb Higher Luncheon Benefiting: Omaha Outward Bound School Location: Metropolitan Community College Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology, Fort Omaha Campus —outwardboundomaha.org 

Oct. 18 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) PurseOnalities 2018 Benefiting: Child Saving Institute Location: Hilton Omaha —childsaving.org 

Oct. 18 (6 p.m.) 2018 Annual Go Wild for Conservation Beer Tasting & Auction Benefiting: Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation Location: Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs —pottawattamieconservationfoundation.com 

Oct. 19 (5-10 p.m.) 2018 Bethlehem House Fall Fundraiser Benefiting: Bethlehem House Location: Marriott Courtyard —bethlehemhouseomaha.org 

Oct. 19 (6-10 p.m.) Legacy Gala 2018 Benefiting: Women on a Mission for Change Location: DC Centre —womenonamissionomaha.org

Oct. 19 (6-9:30 p.m.) Ninth Annual TGIF! Benefiting: Women’s Center for Advancement Location: View on State —wcaomaha.org

Oct. 23 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Changemakers 2018 Benefiting: Nebraska Children and Families Foundation Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —nebraskachildren.org 

Oct. 24 (5:30-10 p.m.) Packer Sports Greats Banquet Benefiting: Omaha South High School Alumni Association Location: Anthony’s Steakhouse —omahasouthalumni.com

Oct. 24 (6 p.m.) Loyola Dinner of Honor and Distinction Benefiting: Creighton Prep School Location: Henry J. Sullivan, S.J., Campus Center —creightonprep.creighton.edu 

Oct. 25 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) 2018 Annual Lead the Change Celebration Benefiting: Women’s Fund of Omaha Location: CHI Health Center Omaha —omahawomensfund.org

Oct. 25 (6 p.m.) 1877 Society Hosts Animus: Film vs. Book Benefiting: Omaha Public Library Foundation Location: Aksarben Cinema —omahalibraryfoundation.org

Oct. 26 (5:30-9:30 p.m.) Benefit Art Auction Benefiting: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Location: Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts —bemiscenter.org 

Oct. 26 (7-10 p.m.) Hops & Grapes Fall Festival Benefiting: Partnership 4 Kids Location: Hilton Downtown —p4k.org 

Oct. 26-28 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.) Kids & Clays Sporting Clays Tournament Benefiting: Ronald McDonald House Charities Omaha Location: Oak Creek Sporting Club —rmhcomaha.org

Oct. 27 (7-11 p.m.) Masquerade at the Castle Benefiting: Joslyn Castle Trust Location: Joslyn Castle —joslyncastle.com 

Oct. 27 (5:30-11 p.m.) 2018 Angel Flight: Masquerade Gala Benefiting: Skutt Catholic High School Location: Skutt Catholic High School —skuttcatholic.com 

Oct. 27 (5-9 p.m.) PLV Schools Foundation Gala 2018 Benefiting: Papillion-La Vista Schools Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —plvschoolsfoundation.org

Oct. 27 (5:30-10 p.m.) BPS Foundation Purple Apple Gala Benefiting: Bellevue Public Schools Foundation Location: Beardmore Events Center —bellevuepublicschoolsfoundation.org 

Oct. 27 (5:30 p.m.-midnight) Scare Away Cancer Benefiting: Scare Away Cancer Location: Anthony’s Steakhouse —scareawaycancer.org 

Oct. 28 (5-8 p.m.) 2018 TeamMates Tailgate Gala Benefiting: TeamMates Mentoring Program Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista Conference Center —teammates.org


Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm.

This calendar was printed in the September/October 2018 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.