'Yesterday and Today' tickets begin selling this week
Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday for “Yesterday and Today,” the interactive Beatles show featuring Billy McGuigan, his brothers and Omaha musicians.
The show will run at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays from Dec. 6-31 in the Howard Drew Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St.
Westerners to hear about Black History Museum
Reservations are due Thursday for the Oct. 3 meeting of the Omaha Corral of the Westerners.
James Beatty, board chairman and president of the Great Plains Black History Museum, will discuss what happened with the museum, which hosts events, projects and programs and has artifacts and volunteer activities but no physical presence.
The 7:30 p.m. presentation is open to the public. Donations are accepted to defray speaker costs. Nonmembers also can participate in the Dutch-treat dinner at 6 p.m.
To attend, call Kathy Balwanz at 402-734-1061 and leave a message or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The group meets at the Omaha Sheraton in Old Mill, Interstate 680 and West Dodge Road.
'Women Empowered' event requires RSVP by Thursday
Reservations are due Thursday for “Women Empowered to Create, Nurture and Transform,” which will include music, conversation, food, education and outreach.
The event will run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at Love's Jazz & Art Center, 2510 N. 24th St., to mark National Infant Mortality Awareness Month.
Omaha Healthy Start invites women to this event with the goal of enrolling 30 new participants — pregnant women and those with children from newborns to 2 years. Attendees will learn more about the Love's Jazz & Art Center and Omaha Healthy Start's initiative to reduce infant mortality. To RSVP, contact Erica Manns at 402-455-2229, ext. 2272.
Class to detail making fall foliage containers
Using live and dried plants for fall containers will be the subject of a 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday class at Douglas-Sarpy County Extension, 8015 West Center Road.
Master Gardeners of Douglas and Sarpy Counties will host. Bob Henrickson, horticulture program coordinator with the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, will be the featured speaker. Proceeds from the auction of two of his containers will benefit Master Gardener projects.
The fee for attendance is a nonperishable food item for the Food Bank for the Heartland. Preregistration is not necessary.