Caregivers can learn more about dementia
Do you have a loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia?
Home Instead Senior Care will sponsor a free educational workshop for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. The workshop will cover how to manage behaviors and encourage engagement.
RSVP to 402-498-3444 for the 10 a.m. to noon Saturday workshop at 622 N. 108th Court.
Film Streams follows band in ‘Low Movie’
Film Streams will screen “Low Movie (How to Quit Smoking)” tonight at 7 o’clock at the Ruth Sokolof Theater. The film follows the band Low, based in Duluth, Minn., and members’ relationships with director Philip Harder. Low has been recording for 20-plus years.
Tickets are $9 general admission; $7 for students, senior citizens, teachers, military members and those arriving by bicycle; and $4.50 for Film Streams members.
Tickets are available at the box office inside the theater and online here.
Groban concert movie showing tonight only
Village Pointe Cinema is screening “Josh Groban — All That Echoes: Artist Cut” at 7:30 p.m. this evening. Tickets are $15. This is part of a Fathom Events series being shown in select U.S. cities.
The film includes the singer candidly answering fans’ questions during his Feb. 4 performance at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. He performs hits from his 12-year catalog of songs.
Gretna Days events include parades and contests
Gretna Days will be Friday through Sunday in Gretna.
Events on Friday will include a golf scramble, middle school dodge ball tournament, a 5 p.m. family kickoff party at North Park and 9:45 p.m. fireworks at the park.
Saturday activities will include a run and walk, men’s softball tournament, sand volleyball tourney, 9:30 a.m. kiddie parade, 10:30 a.m. Gretna Days parade, watermelon feed, street dance and senior high pool party.
Sunday’s schedule will include a car show, horseshoe tournament, community picnic, rides and games.
A complete schedule is available here.
Learn about names of Saunders County
The Saunders County Historical Society and Museum in Wahoo, Neb., will have a lunch and listen at noon Thursday.
Bring your lunch to the museum, 240 Walnut St. in Wahoo, to learn about “Calhoun & Sanders,” the men behind the county’s name.
Family movie night free in Glenwood
There will be a free family movie night Saturday at the Davies Amphitheater in Glenwood, Iowa.
Movie-themed activities and games will begin at 7:45 p.m. on the lawn east of the amphitheater.
The movie “The Elpis Orb” will begin in the amphitheater at dusk, about 9 p.m. The fantasy adventure film, produced locally by LTD Productions, was shot in Mills County, Iowa, and Omaha and features 50 area actors.
The amphitheater, Frontline Church and LTD-Leadership Through Drama Inc. are sponsoring the evening’s events.
Museum’s guild offers concert in Kearney
The Guild of the Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney, Neb., will sponsor a Sounds of Summer Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday with Bases Loaded, a rock and country band.
Gates at the Hillegass Sculpture Garden will open at 6 p.m. Tables and chairs are provided for self-catered picnics, but free seating is first-come, first-served. Guests may reserve a table for 10 for $150 by calling 308-865-8559.
Donations will be accepted at intermission.