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Note: The following list does not include ALL cancellations in the area. If you're heading to a scheduled event, it's probably best to call ahead.
• The Logan-Magnolia Community Schools will be closed Friday. High school semester tests will be held Jan. 4 and 7.
• Saddlebrook Elementary is closed Friday due to a power outage at the school.
• Gretna Public Schools will be closed Friday and resume classes Jan. 3.
• Bennington schools will be closed Friday.
• Blair Community Schools will be closed on Friday. All school-related activities and all activities held at school facilities are canceled.
• Springfield Platteview Community Schools will be closed Friday.
• Douglas County West Schools will be closed Friday.
• Elmwood-Murdock schools will be closed Friday.
• Arlington schools will be closed Friday
Thursday's Mannheim Steamroller concert at the Viaero Event Center in Kearney has been rescheduled for Dec. 20, 2013. All tickets will be honored at the rescheduled date.
• Omaha Children's Museum will reopen Friday for regular museum hours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
• The La Vista Community Center reopened at noon Thursday. La Vista City Hall also opened at noon Thursday.
• The KANEKO-UNO Libary reopened at noon Thursday.
• The Blade & Edge Wednesday Learn to Skate event was postponed. The makeup date is Wednesday, Jan. 9.
• Dance by Design in Gretna has canceled its evening classes.
• The Benson Plant Rescue Family Friendly Fundraiser on Friday is postponed.
• The American Red Cross has shelters opened for those affected by the severe winter weather and power outages.
Red Cross Shelter Locations (Open 24 hours)
• The Omaha Columbus Park Community Center location closed Friday morning.
• Holdrege City Auditorium, 421 Grant St., Holdrege, Neb.
• Old Geneva Hospital, 1420 H. St., Geneva, Neb.
• The Sarpy YMCA branch south of 72nd and Cornhusker will be open until 9 p.m. Thursday to Sarpy County residents who need showers or warmth.
• The Nebraska Humane Society is offering to house pets whose owners who have lost power. Pets can stay for free as long as it takes to get their owners' electricity turned back on. Pet owners also can take pets to Red Cross shelter locations. Humane Society staff members will work with pet owners there on where the pets should housed. Pets will most likely be housed at the Humane Society shelter. It is recommended that dogs and cats have collars and tags, and be brought in on a leash or in a carrier. For information, call 402-444-7800, extension 1.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.