Durham Museum puts out welcome mat on Friday for annual Teachers’ Night
The Durham Museum will host its 10th annual Teachers’ Night from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. Kindergarten through 12th-grade and college teachers, administrators, board members and home school educators are invited.
Representatives from about 60 area nonprofit, cultural and educational groups will share their classroom resources. Other highlights will include trolley tours of downtown Omaha and tours of the Durham’s newest traveling exhibitions.
Teachers’ Night is free for education professionals, but preregistration is required at durhammuseum.org/teacherreservation/.
Tchaikovsky opera ‘Eugene Onegin’ kicks off fall season of the Met at the movies
“The Met: Live in HD” series returns to the big screen at 11:55 a.m. Saturday with Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin.” Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin. An encore will show in theaters at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9.
The opera will be shown at Twin Creek in Bellevue, Ross Media in Lincoln and Village Pointe and Film Streams, both in Omaha.
Nebraska artist fellowship program invites entrants to compete for cash awards
The Nebraska Arts Council seeks entries for the 2014 Individual Artist Fellowship award program in filmmaking and performing arts. The awards are provided to Nebraska artists in the form of cash and public honor.
Artists who are Nebraska residents and have made a professional commitment to their artistic field should apply. The deadline is midnight CST Nov. 15.
Information on how to apply, including eligibility, portfolio criteria and the link to the online application portal is available at nebraskaartscouncil.org. Or apply directly at nebraska.slideroom.com/#/Login. The fellowship winners will be announced in April.
Free 12-point inspection check aims to help senior citizens drive more safely
A free CarFit inspection to help senior citizens drive safer and longer will be held Oct. 11 at Trinity Village, 522 W. Lincoln St. in Papillion. The outdoor event will run from 9 a.m. to noon.
Trained technicians representing the Creighton University School of Occupational Therapy and AARP will perform the 12-point checks, which take 15 to 20 minutes.
To register, call 402-398-9568 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. To learn more about the CarFit program, visit car-fit.org.
Speakers to discuss railroads, business in Clay County, Iowa, series
Parker Historical Society of Clay County, Iowa, will offer two Clay County Heritage Center Speaker Series programs this month. Both will be in the Bob Keir Meeting Room in the center in Spencer.
Don Hofsommer will give a slide presentation based on his most recent book, “Off the Main Lines: A Photographic Odyssey (Railroads Past and Present),” at 7 p.m. Thursday. Eric Johnson, author of “You Build a Business With People,” the E.P. Arnold story, will speak about the book at 7 p.m. Oct. 17.
Donations will be accepted to support programming.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax