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Saturday, May 31

May 31, 9:00am at Elmwood Park
Cigarette Butts Clean Up in the Parks
Join us to clean the parks by picking up cigarette butts on World No Tobacco Day.  May 31st at Elmwood Park, Mandan Park, and Miller Park. To sign up and for more information go to CigButtsCleanUp.eventbrite.com

Thursday, November 7

“The Efficiency-Choice Conundrum: Choose Your Future”
Daniel Lawse, founder of Omaha's first sustainability consulting firm, joins MCC Nov. 7 for a lecture challenging individuals to make daily choices to help communities thrive. Lawse, chief century thinker at Verdis Group, argues that efficient use of...

Sunday, September 29

Repeats every day until Tue Oct 01 2013 .
Sep 29, 9:00am
at Alpacas of the Heartland LLC
Alpacas of the Heartland LLCAlpacas being fed at the Open House
Alpacas of the Heartland LLC, which is located in Fort Calhoun, will be hosting their 6th Annual FREE Open House on September 28th and 29th from 9am - 5 pm.  Come out to the hills of Fort Calhoun and spend some time with the alpacas.  You will have...

Saturday, September 28

Alpacas of the Heartland LLCAlpacas being fed at the Open House
Alpacas of the Heartland LLC, which is located in Fort Calhoun, will be hosting their 6th Annual FREE Open House on September 28th and 29th from 9am - 5 pm.  Come out to the hills of Fort Calhoun and spend some time with the alpacas.  You will have...

Thursday, August 1

Heartland Commuter Challenge
The Heartland Commuter Challenge is an alternative transportation challenge for Omaha-Council Bluffs area employees. This is a biking, bus, carpool and walking challenge aimed at educating the public about alternative transportation and rewarding those who...

Sunday, May 12

May 12, 10:00am at Lauritzen Gardens
Mother's Day
Mother's Day Brunch at Lauritzen Gardens has become an annual tradition for many families in the Omaha-area. Make your plans now to join as at the visitor and education center for a wonderful brunch among the flowers, catered by Hap Abraham Catering. The...

Wednesday, April 24

Apr 24, 10:30am at Lauritzen Gardens
James Farmer
Guild Spring Luncheon and Lecture featuring James Farmer Wednesday, April 24, 2013  10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Presented by the Lauritzen Gardens Guild Chairman: LaDona Rowings James Farmer was raised "organic" where the phrase "farm to...

Saturday, March 30

Mar 30, 9:00am at Lauritzen Gardens
Easter Extravaganza
Easter Extravaganza Saturday, March 30, 2013  9 a.m. to noon The garden is the perfect venue to celebrate Easter with the family. Children's crafts precede an exciting egg hunt in the garden.  The cafe opens at 9 a.m., allowing visitors to...

Sunday, March 17

Mar 17, 1:00pm at Lauritzen Gardens
Lego Bird
Lego® Brick Sculpture Invitational March 17 Set up: 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. | Show open to the public: 1 to 4 p.m. Show us what you can build! Inspired by the exhibit Nature Connects? Want to show Omaha your creativity? Bring your LEGO®...

Saturday, March 2

Repeats every day until Mon Mar 04 2013 .
Mar 2, 10:00am
at Lauritzen Gardens
Orchid
Orchid Show Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days   The annual Orchid Show put on by the Greater Omaha Orchid Society will take place at Lauritzen Gardens.   The event will feature orchid displays from local,...

Saturday, February 2

Feb 2, 9:00am at Lauritzen Gardens
Nature Connects
See 27 sculptures made from LEGO® bricks in fourteen individual displays as you tour the garden. Learn how nature is interconnected just like the 500,000 LEGO® bricks that were used to build these amazing larger than life sculptures. Incorporated...

Saturday, May 12

UNO business student and Solar Co-Op founding member Brice Miller has been working with Joy Hughes, founder of Solar Gardens.Org on the steps involved in developing a solar gardens business model for Nebraska communities. Joy Hughes is the CEO of Solar ...

Tuesday, May 1

May 1, 9:27am at The Rabbit Hole
Bouncy Castle
An all ages + family-friendly event, $8 gets you unlimited jumps on the BOUNCY CASTLE, delicious local beer (21+ w/ ID), and the privilege of listening to Bobby Rubalcava, Sam Martin (of capgun coup), and Sun Settings! Posters, t-shirts, and buttons will...

Saturday, April 21

Apr 21, 5:20pm at Elmwood Park
Satchel Grande in Concert at Earth Day Omaha 2012 on April 21 2012 With enough members for a baseball team, almost enough for two basketball teams and just the right number for the best funk band in Omaha, Satchel Grande points for the fences and hits that...
Apr 21, 2:40pm at Elmwood Park
Southpaw Bluegrass Band in Concert at Earth Day Omaha 2012 on April 21 2012

Tuesday, December 6

Dec 6, 8:00am at Whole Foods Market
Come support Omaha filmmakers at Whole Foods Omaha!
Shop for a good cause ALL DAY on December 6th at Whole Foods Market Omaha. 5% the days sales goes to Growing Cities, a sustainable farming film by two young Omahans. All you have to do is shop and you can support two young filmmakers, good food...

Tuesday, September 6

Sep 6, 6:00pm at Community Bike Project
Smart Cycling: Enjoying the Ride
Bicycling is an activity that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. This course will provide information on the little things that can make a big difference: gear shifting, hydration and nutrition, group ride etiquette and common cyclist errors than can be avoided....

Tuesday, August 30

Aug 30, 6:00pm at Community Bike Project
Smart Cycling: Urban Bicycling
A bicycle is considered a vehicle, and cyclists fare best when riding accordingly. This course covers the principles of traffic law and how to bicycle safely and confidently in traffic. You will also learn and practice hazard avoidance maneuvers. Bring a...

Friday, August 26

Green Living Workshop: Food Preservation and Storage
This two-day hands-on seminar covers canning, freezing and drying of fresh vegetables and fruits of the season. If you have a garden full of fresh produce and are wondering what to do with it, this class is for you. There will be a $15 lab fee for supplies,...
Green Living Workshop: Food Preservation and Storage
This two-day hands-on seminar covers canning, freezing and drying of fresh vegetables and fruits of the season. Learn about stocking your shelves and freezer for the winter with the produce you have grown this summer. If you have a garden full of fresh...

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