2013 U.S. FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGIN
» See national champions Jeremy Abbott and Ashley Wagner, ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White and hundreds of other competitors glide, jump and spin across the ice competing for the nation's top prize.
» Event runs daily through Jan. 27 at CenturyLink Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St.
» Tickets and information: 2013uschampionships.com
» Ongoing coverage at Omaha.com/skating, including videos, photos, interviews and stories.
57th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION
» President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be sworn in for their second terms at noon on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
» Beyoncé, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor are scheduled to perform.
» Watch the ceremony live on Omaha.com.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
» Native Omahan John Ewing Jr. will deliver his “Are You Living the Dream?” keynote address at the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus.
» Noon, Storz Pavilion in Clarkson Tower in the lower level.
» Omaha.com/MLKevents for a list of the day's events, activities and business closings.
OPS BOARD MEETING
» The Omaha Public Schools board may discuss, finalize and approve the contract for new superintendent Mark Evans.
» 6:30 p.m. in the board room at the OPS headquarters at 30th and Cuming Streets.
» Omaha.com/superintendent has ongoing coverage of the hiring process.
» The Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee will hold a 2 p.m. hearing on Legislative Bill 125, which would reduce the OPS board to nine members from 12 and limit members to two consecutive terms. The hearing will be in Room 1507 in the State Capitol.
» Online: Our Legislature blog, The State Line, has frequent news, notes and updates from the State Capitol — legislature.omaha.com
“TOMÁS AND THE LIBRARY LADY”
» Tomás doesn't speak English, but with the help of a friendly librarian, his imagination is turned loose as his family travels from Texas to Iowa in the story of poet and author Tomás Rivera.
» 7 p.m., Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St. Show runs through Feb. 10.
» Information: Rosetheater.org
MOMAHA.COM EVENING STORY TIME
» Join us for our monthly Evening Children's Story Time.
» 7 p.m. Friday at the Bookworm bookstore, near 87th and Pacific Streets.
» Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a small stuffed animal.
— Compilied by Josh Frigerio