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August 2022

Museum of Nebraska Art’s Color at Play exhibited at MJPL

August 4 - September 3

Image credit: Aaron Holz, Standing Rock II, oil, 2018, Gift of David & Kristine Gale, Museum of Nebraska Art Collection   Morton-James Public Library is pleased to announce its latest gallery exhibit, COLOR AT PLAY. The exhibition has been organized by the MUSEUM OF NEBRASKA ART (MONA) as part of its ARTreach Program bringing original art to communities throughout Nebraska (mona.unk.edu). The works will be on view through Sept 3.   Color is used in artwork to grab viewers’ attention,…

Dolls, Dolls, Dolls at Arbor Lodge

August 5 - August 31

It seems everyone has special memories about childhood dolls and action figures. But, what is the history of this beloved toy? Arbor Lodge will enlighten you while hosting a special display of doll collections throughout the home.

Hot Topics at Morton James Public Library Kimmel Gallery

August 10 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

HOT TOPICS FOR Aug. 10, 2022 Nebraska City Tourism & Commerce, Inc., announces “What’s New in the Local Schools for 2022 – 23” as the topics for the Wednesday, August 10, Hot Topics discussion. Join NCTC and local and area business owners, managers, and residents as we hear from Mark Fritch, superintendent for NCPS, Audrey Graves, director of programs at NCECVBI and Principal Jon Borer from Lourdes Central Catholic as they tell us what’s new at their schools this year!…

Open House & Ribbon Cutting for Brown’s Shoe Fit

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join NCTC as we welcome one of our established businesses with a brand new location, Brown’s Shoe Fit. Come and meet and visit with Duane Koehlmoos and his great staff. Come and see the awesome transformation of the building!  Try on and buy some new shoes, back packs and lots of clothing for the kids to go back to school in. They will have an Open House all day and a Ribbon Cutting at 5:15p.m. on Wednesday August 10, 2022.…

Nebraska City Farmers Market – August 11

August 11 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
$16.00 – $25.00

Broadway’s Amra-Faye Wright from “Chicago”

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - August 14 @ 7:30 pm

Award winning triple threat actress, Amra-Faye, is best known for her long running role as Velma Kelly in the hit musical Chicago on Broadway. She has also played this role in London’s West End, Europe, South Africa and Japan (in Japanese). She has performed on the international stage for 30 years, starring in numerous Musical Revues, in multiple languages, as lead artist in the Cabaret du Casino, Monte Carlo. Friday & Saturday 7:30pm – 9:30pm Sunday 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Songs of the Cicadas

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cicadas—LOUD and crazy! Called by some “the most interesting insect on the planet.” Engage in hands-on activities to find out how they make their songs and why they do it, then learn to recognize the songs in your own backyard.

Saturdays with Emma Rose at Grimm’s Gardens

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Saturdays with Emma Rose Children’s Craft Series continues with this fun and creative class!     Saturday, August 13, at 10a.m.: Painted Stone Necklaces with Emma Rose – $10 class fee Call ahead to register at (402) 670-8604. Grimm’s Gardens, 1401 South 11th Street, Nebraska City

Mystery at the Mansion – Clueless Murder

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Was it Mrs. White in the conservatory with the candlestick? Colonel Mustard in the kitchen with the cleaver? Or perhaps Professor Plum in the parlor with the poison? As one of the deceased’s confidants or family members, you can help piece together the crimes.

Morton James Public Library to host Harry Potter Party

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Morton-James Public Library to host Harry Potter party The Morton-James Public Library is calling all Harry Potter fans to an evening of fun! Partake in numerous Harry Potter themed crafts and activities including making a wash cloth owl, “Anti-Nargle” spray, snacks, photo backdrop, coloring pages, your own wand and house pin, and more! Wear your Hogwarts house colors or dress up as your favorite character. The party is free to attend. There is no registration. All ages are welcome, but…

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