All-Nations Powwow free on CU campus
The Creighton University All-Nations Powwow will run from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Kiewit Fitness Center on campus. The event is free.
The CU Native American Association is sponsor.
Autistic kids, families have museum night
The Omaha Children's Museum will host Autism Night from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The event opens the doors exclusively to children with autism and their families for a night of play.
Children on the autism spectrum and their families will be welcomed free. Autism Action Partnership is the sponsor.
The museum has worked with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Partnership to create an appropriate environment for the event.
Free screening for head, neck cancer
Approximately 40,000 Americans will develop head and neck cancer this year. Methodist Health System and the Nebraska Medical Center will provide free screenings twice this month by board-certified physicians trained in head and neck surgical oncology.
Preregistration is required.
The Nebraska Medical Center will offer the screening from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 24 inside the Lied Transplant Center's main entrance, just west of 42nd and Emile Streets. For an appointment, call 800-922-0000. Methodist Hospital will offer the screening from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 26 at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, 8303 Dodge St. (adjacent to Methodist Hospital). For an appointment, call 402-354-5850.
Hey, Betty: Let's meet in Hastings
The Bettys of Nebraska organization will hold its annual state convention April 28 in Hastings, Neb. The host club is Nebraska's Original Betty Club. The convention will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Lochland Country Club.
Anyone named Betty or who goes by the name Betty may attend.
Reservations, $40, can be sent by April 18 to Betty Ott, 32371 Road D, Trumbull, NE 68980. Late reservations are $45.
Scavenger hunt set in the Loess Hills
Preregistration is required by Monday for a spring scavenger hunt through the Loess Hills during Hitchcock Nature Center's Hidden in the Hills event.
Teams of two to 10 members will be assigned staggered start times from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 21.
Call Kelly at 712-328-5834 to register a team. All ages are welcome. The cost is $10 per team for teams of two to five people and $20 for teams of six to 10 people, refreshments included.
Meet at the Loess Hills Lodge.
Hitchcock Nature Center is at 27792 Ski Hill Loop in Honey Creek, Iowa.
You must be 55, older for this 'Senior Prom'
The registration deadline is Tuesday for the Heartland Family Service Senior Center's annual Senior Prom dinner dance for people 55 and older. It will run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 22 at the Field Club, 3615 Woolworth Ave.
Tickets, $10, must be paid for in advance. Tickets can be purchased by mail, by phone or online.
Mail checks to Heartland Family Service Senior Center, 2101 S. 42nd St., Omaha, NE 68105; call Karen Sides at 402-552-7480; or follow the link at heartlandfamilyservice.org/events/senior-prom/.
The Heartland Family Service Junior Friends group will host the event. Its teenage members will provide companionship and dancing partners all evening. Casual dress is appropriate, as is formal attire. Prom pictures will be taken, and a king and queen will be crowned.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax