Closings and cancellations list updated regularly. Know a closing we should add to our list? Email us at email@example.com.
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Schools and university-related closings
• Omaha Public Schools
• Omaha Catholic Schools
• Bellevue Public Schools and Lied Activity Center
• Elkhorn Public Schools
• Falls City Public Schools
• Millard Public Schools
• The Papillion-La Vista School District
• All Plattsmouth Community Schools
• Ralston Public Schools
• St. Patrick's School in Elkhorn
• St. Stephen the Martyr
• West Point Catholic Schools
• Westside Community Schools
• By 10:30 a.m, Friday, Omaha police had resumed responding to property damage accident calls
• All five Douglas County Treasurer Offices will open at 10 a.m. Friday.
• The Douglas County Vital Statistics Office (birth and death records) at the Omaha Douglas Civic Center is closed Friday for public business.
• University of Nebraska at Omaha will open at 10 a.m.
• Benson High Magnet School's production of "Seussical the Musical" has been postponed to Thursday, February 28, Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2. All showtimes will be at 7 p.m.
• Brownell-Talbot School — Kindergarten Round-Up, originally scheduled for Friday, has been postponed until March 2.
• Central High School — The College Planning Night for juniors on Wednesday has been postponed to Wednesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.
• Iowa Western Community College — Friday's health fair in Council Bluffs has been postponed.
• More central Nebraska closings from the Kearney Hub.
Local government and city services
• City of Omaha — Into Friday, there may be delays in Omaha trash pickup. Collections will be complete by Saturday.
• Council Bluffs — Friday trash and recycling services for residents on Council Bluffs City waste services will be delayed until Saturday.
Arts and entertainment
• For music and theater closings, click here.
Area events and closings
• Astronomy Night, originally scheduled for Friday at the Millard Observatory at Neale Woods, has been cancelled.
• Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church has canceled its Fish Fry on Friday.
• Board of Examiners for County Highway and City Street Superintendents meeting Friday in Lincoln has been postponed to March 1 at 10 a.m.
• Centris Federal Credit Union offices in the Omaha and Council Bluff areas will have a delayed opening tomorrow, Feb. 22, at 9:00 a.m.
• The La Vista Public Library, as well as the Metropolitan Community College Sarpy Center, will open at 9:30 a.m. Friday.
• Children's HEROES Clinic has been canceled for Friday.
• Fat Brain Friday, originally scheduled for tomorrow with the Street Beats, has been postponed until Friday, March 8 at 5:30.
• Girl Scouts of America's World Thinking Day has been canceled Saturday.
• Great Plains Auto Body — The free child car seat inspections scheduled for Saturday morning have been postponed.
• Hastings Community Theatre — Auditions for Leading Ladies, originally scheduled for Thursday night are rescheduled for Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday evening's auditions will proceed as planned from 7 to 9 p.m.
• Katie's Day Care will be closed Friday.
• ICA High School Culinary Invitational scheduled for Friday and Saturday has been canceled.
• The Lefler United Methodist Church's soup supper, originally scheduled for Friday, has been rescheduled for March 9.
• Megabus –– Cancellations to services affecting Omaha, Des Moines, Iowa City, Kansas City, Columbia, St. Louis and some services in and out of Memphis and Chicago. Please call ahead.
• Methodist Health Systems and various Methodist Physicians Clinics have canceled or postponed events and hours of operation. Check for the latest updates here.
• Nebraska Medical Center — Canceled all volunteer shifts through the weekend.
• The St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church fish fry is canceled
• St. Thomas More Church — Friday's fish dinner is canceled.
• VFW Post 10727 — Closed Thursday. Friday's fish fry is canceled.
Snow emergency information
• City of Omaha — Snow emergency begins at midnight on Feb. 22. Parking rules for locations east of 72nd street:
» If it's an even-numbered day, park on the side of the street with even-numbered addresses. That's the north or west side.
» If it's an odd-numbered day, park on the side of the street with odd-numbered addresses. That's the south or east side.
» “No parking” signs with arrows must still be obeyed. But if the sign says "No Parking This Side This Block," you can park there if you're following the even/odd rules.
» Handicapped parking spaces may not be used by any vehicle when parking is prohibited.
• The City of Bennington has issued a snow emergency until 6 p.m. Friday.
• La Vista — Snow emergency began at 7 a.m. Thursday. All parked vehicles must be removed from city roads.
• Papillion — Snow emergency until 2 p.m. Friday. Residents are asked to not park on the street during this time.