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March/April 2019 Giving Calendar

Feb 14, 2019 08:47AM ● By Tara Spencer
Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm.


March 1 (7-10:30 p.m.) An Evening on the Italian Riviera Benefiting: Diabetes-related causes Location: il Palazo —cosmopolitan.org

March 1-2 (times vary) Restore Nebraska Conference featuring Daniel G. Carey Benefiting: Restoration Exchange Location: Fort Omaha Campus at Metropolitan Community College —restorationexchange.org

March 2 (noon-4 p.m.) Omaha Barstool Open Benefiting: United Cerebral Palsy of Nebraska Location: the Old Market —ucpnebraska.org

March 2 (1-4 p.m.) Uncorked Benefiting: Angels Among Us Location: Fleming’s —myangelsamongus.org

March 2 (5:30 p.m.-midnight) Cruise Away to the Emerald Isle Benefiting: Stephen Center Location: Champions Run —stephencenter.org

March 3 (7 a.m.) Heat the Streets Run & Walk for Warmth Benefiting: Common Fund of the Heartland Location: Midtown Crossing —heatthestreetsomaha.org

March 3 (10:30 a.m.) 15th Annual Walk and Roll for Disabilities Benefiting: Meyer Foundation for Disabilities Location: Oak View Mall —mfdisabilities.org

March 3 (noon-6 p.m.) Hooley Benefiting: Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Location: Firefighters Union Hall —laohomaha.org

March 5 (all day) Spread the Word to End the Word Benefiting: Goodwill Industries Location: Goodwill Corporate Headquarters —goodwillomaha.org

March 7 (11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.) Heroes in the Heartland Luncheon Benefiting: American Red Cross Location: Hilton Omaha —redcross.org/neia

March 7 (6-9 p.m.) Comedy for Change Benefiting: Set Me Free Project Location: A View on State —setmefreeproject.net

March 8 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) Voices of Dignity Benefiting: Table Grace Location: St. Thomas Lutheran Church —tablegracecafe.com

March 9 (5:30-9:30 p.m.) Celebrity Chef 2019: An Evening with Chef Tyler Florence Benefiting: Food Bank of the Heartland Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista —foodbankheartland.org

Chef Tyler Florence

March 9 (7-11 p.m.) Perfect Pour Benefiting: Nebraska Children and Families Foundation Location: Scoular Ballroom —perfectpour.org

March 13 (11:30-1 p.m.) Silver Ribbon Event with Dr. Christopher Willard Benefiting: Children’s Respite Care Center Location: Marriott Regency —crccomaha.org

March 16 (5:30-11 p.m.) Holt International Gala Benefiting: Holt International Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista —holtinternational.org

March 16 (5:30-11 p.m.) Irish Fest 2019 Benefiting: Catholic Charities Omaha Location: Marriott Capitol District —ccomaha.org

March 17 (11 a.m.-7 p.m.) Corned Beef and Cabbage Feed Benefiting: Tangier Shrine Location: Tangier Shrine Center —tangiershrine.com

March 21-23 (times vary) Imana Kids Gala & Fundraiser Series Benefiting: Imana Kids Locations: various —imanakids.org

March 23 (noon-2 p.m.) From Pillboxes to Headbands, Fashion from the 1960s Benefiting: Douglas County Historical Society Location: Institute of Culinary Arts —douglascohistory.org

March 23 (7-10 p.m.) 15th annual artVenture Benefiting: Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska Location: Mammel Hall at UNO —girlscoutsnebraska.org

March 23 (6-10 p.m.) Heritage Awards Benefiting: CHI Health Foundation Location: Mid-America Center —chihealth.com

March 24 (4 p.m.) 25th annual Celebration of Spirit Dinner Benefiting: Notre Dame Sisters Location: Mainelli Hall at St. Robert Bellarmine —notredamesisters.org

March 24 (5:30-9 p.m.) Rock the Nest Trivia Night Benefiting: Central High School Location: Omaha Design Center —chsfomaha.org

March 29 (noon) Table Art 2019: Prepping for Spring with Mackenzie Childs Benefiting: Omaha Symphony Guild Location: Champions Run —omahasymphony.org

Artistic checkered teapot on decorative table

March 29, 2019 (5-10 p.m.) March Madness Benefiting: Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands Location: The Grass Wagon —bgcomaha.org

March 29 (6:30-9:30 p.m.) Spring Benefit: Spotlight on Education Benefiting: Omaha Community Playhouse Location: Omaha Community Playhouse —omahaplayhouse.com

March 30 (9 a.m.) Quarter Mania Benefiting: Open Door Mission Location: Garland Thompson Men’s Center Chapel —opendoormission.org

March 30 (4-9 p.m.) Release Ministries Annual Banquet and 25-Year Celebration Benefiting: Release Ministries Location: Scott Conference Center at UNO —releaseministries.org

March 30 (4-11 p.m.) Knights on the Fairway—Going for the Green Benefiting: Mount Michael Benedictine Location: SAC Museum —mountmichael.com

March 30 (4 p.m.-2 a.m.) Relay for Life of Creighton University Benfitting: American Cancer Society Location: Kiewit Fitness Center —cancer.org

March 30 (5-9 p.m.) vinNebraska Public Wine Tasting and Grand Auction Benefiting: Omaha Public Schools Foundation Location: Ramada Plaza —vinnebraska.com

March 30 (5:30-9 p.m.) The Gathering Benefiting: CUES Supported Schools Location: CHI Health Center Omaha —cuesschools.org

March 30 (6 p.m.) 2019 Barrister’s Ball: The Wonderful World of Wonka Benefiting: Nebraska Lawyers Foundation programs Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista —nevlp.org

March 30 (6-9 p.m.) Fourth Annual Gala Fundraiser: Vegas Nights Benefiting: Bennington Schools Foundation Location: A View on State Street —benningtonschoolsfoundation.org

March 31 (noon) 2019 Walk & Rally for Hope Benefiting: ALS in the Heartland Location: Baxter Arena —alsintheheartland.org

April 3 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Speaking of Children Luncheon with Sasha Joseph Neulinger Benefiting: Project Harmony Location: CHI Health Center Omaha —projectharmony.com

April 4 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Spring Luncheon featuring Laura Dowling Benefiting: Lauritzen Gardens Guild Location: Lauritzen Gardens —lauritzengardens.org  

April 5 (6-9 p.m.) Circle of Dreams Benefiting: St. Augustine Mission School Location: St. Robert Bellarmine’s Mainelli Center —staugustinemission.org

April 5 (6:30-10 p.m.) Wine Women and Shoes Benefiting: Carolyn Scott Rainbow House Location: Omaha Design Center —winewomenandshoes.com

April 6 (10 a.m.) Strengthen Our Survivors brunch Benefiting: Heartland Family Service Location: Oak Hills Country Club —heartlandfamilyservice.org

April 6 (4 p.m.) Big Basketball Bash Benefiting: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Location: Scott Conference Center at UNO —bbbsomaha.org

April 6 (5-9 p.m.) Heart of Camp Gala Benefiting: Carol Joy Holling Camp Location: La Vista Conference Center —caroljoyholling.org

April 6 (5:30-9:30 p.m.) Comedy and Cuisine Benefiting: St. Cecilia Cathedral School Location: St. Cecilia Cathedral School —stcecilia.net

April 6 (5:30-10 p.m.) Fifth Annual Pink Ribbon Affair Benefiting: Susan G. Komen Foundation Location: Hilton Omaha —komennebraska.org

April 7 (noon-2:30 p.m.) Humanitarian Brunch featuring Vu Le Benefiting: Inclusive Communities Location: Scott Conference Center —inclusive-communities.org

April 10 (10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.) Assistance League of Omaha Luncheon and Style Show Benefiting: Assistance League of Omaha Location: Champions Run —alomaha.org

April 10 (11:30-1:30 p.m.) 2019 Author Luncheon, featuring Jessica Lahey Benefiting: Completely Kids Location: Hilton Omaha —completelykids.org

April 11 (6-10 p.m.) Evening with Friends Benefiting: CHI Midlands Location: CHI Midlands Hospital —chihealth.com

April 12 (5-10 p.m.) Kicks for a Cure Annual Dinner Benefiting: Kicks for a Cure Location: Marriott Capitol District —kicksforacure.org

April 12 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) 14th Annual Men of Honor featuring Frederick Douglas Haynes III Benefiting: 100 Black Men of Omaha Location: Hilton Downtown —100blackmenofomaha.org

Frederick Douglas Haynes III

April 12-13 (times vary) Big DREAM Weekend with bowling, tailgating, and more Benefiting: DREAM Locations: various —joindream.org

April 13 (all day) Scouting for Food Benefiting: local food banks Location: donors’ homes —mac-bsa.org/scoutingforfood

April 13 (9 a.m.-noon) Funfest Benefiting: Autism Society of Nebraska Location: Ralston Arena —autismnebraska.org

April 13 (times vary) Kicks for a Cure Soccer Exhibition Benefiting: Kicks for a Cure Location: Caniglia Field at UNO and Morrison Stadium at Creighton University —kicksforacure.org

April 13 (5 p.m.) Feather Our Nest Golden Jubilee Benefiting: Fontenelle Forest Guild Location: Marriott Capitol District —fontenelleforest.org

April 13 (5:30-9 p.m.) Festa del Leone Benefiting: Roncalli Catholic High School Location: Roncalli Catholic High School —roncallicatholic.org

April 13 (5:30-10 p.m.) Omaha Symphony Gala featuring Wayne Brady Benefiting: Omaha Symphony Location: Holland Performing Arts Center —omahasymphony.org

Wayne Brady

April 13 (6-9:30 p.m.) 10th Annual Celebrating Community Benefiting: Omaha Together One Community Location: KANEKO —otoc.org

April 14 (3 p.m.) Pops and Pie Benefiting: Intergeneration Orchestra of Omaha Location: Witherspoon Concert Hall at Joslyn Art Museum —igoomaha.org

April 17 (6-9 p.m.) Omaha Business Hall of Fame Benefiting: Greater Omaha Chamber Location: Holland Performing Arts Center —omahachamber.org/BHOF

April 18 (7-8:30 a.m.) Community Breakfast Benefiting: Bellevue Public Schools Foundation Location: Lied Activity Center —bellevuepublicschoolsfoundation.org

April 18 (8:30-11 a.m.) Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run Benefiting: UNO Athletics Location: Baxter Arena —omavs.com

April 18 (11:30-1 p.m.) Can Do Luncheon Benefiting: Kids Can Location: Marriott Capitol District —kidscanomaha.org

April 19 (6-10 p.m.) Hope Brews Benefiting: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Location: Founders One-Nine —cff.org/nebraska

April 19 (7-10 p.m.) RivALZ—Blondes vs. Brunettes Benefiting: Alheimer’s Association Location: Omaha Sports Complex —alz.nebraska.org

April 24 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) Fusion 2019 Featuring Elin Hilderbrand Benefiting: Nebraska Medicine Guild Location: Omaha Design Center —nebraskamed.com/about-us/guild

Elin Hilderbrand

April 26 (6:30-10 p.m.) Night of Celebration Benefiting: CHI Health Immanuel Location: Omaha Design Center —chihealth.com

April 26 (7 p.m.) Guns ’N’ Hoses Benefiting: First Responders Foundation Location: Baxter Arena —firstrespondersomaha.org

April 26 and 27 (times vary) Bowl for Kids’ Sake Benefiting: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Location: Maplewood Lanes —bbbsomaha.org

April 27 (9 a.m.) March for Babies Benefiting: March of Dimes Location: Lewis & Clark Landing —marchforbabies.org

April 27 (9 a.m.-noon) Nebraska Lymphoma Walk Benefiting: Lymphoma Research Foundation Location: Mahoney State Park —lymphoma.org

April 27 (10 a.m.-1 p.m.) Eighth Annual Spring Luncheon Benefiting: Santa Monica House Location: DC Centre —santamonicahouse.org

April 27 (2-4 p.m.) Walk for Infertility Awareness Benefiting: Conceive Nebraska Location: Midtown Crossing —conceivenebraska.org

April 27 (5-8 p.m.) Beach Bash 2019: Riding the Waves for 140 Years Benefiting: Creighton Prep Location: Heider Center at Creighton Prep —creightonprep.creighton.edu

April 27 (5-11 p.m.) Blue Jeans & Dreams Benefiting: Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy Location: HETRA barn —hetra.org

April 27 (6 p.m.) Blue Jeans Ball Benefiting: Make-A-Wish of Nebraska Location: Hilton Omaha —nebraska.wish.org

April 27 (6-9 p.m.) Dining With Dogs Benefiting: Nebraska Humane Society Location: Baxter Subaru —nehumanesociety.org

April 28 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) Ladle of Love Festival Benefiting: Open Door Mission Location: Garland Thompson Men’s Center —opendoormission.org

April 30 (5:30-9 p.m.) Boys Town Booster Banquet featuring Bruce Bowen Benefiting: Boys Town Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista —boystown.org


This calendar was printed in the March/April 2019 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.