Want to be Miss Amazing? Then you’d better apply soon
Applications will be accepted through Oct. 18 for the Oct. 25-26 Nebraska Miss Amazing Pageant for girls with disabilities. The pageant will be at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 72nd and Grover Streets.
To register or get more information, visit missamazingpageant.com. A contestant’s entry fee is five nonperishable items, which will be donated to an area food bank.
Speakers will discuss healing the Bruno Groening way
“Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path Through the Teaching of Bruno Groening — Medically Verifiable” will be the topic of an informational lecture presented by the Bruno Groening Circle of Friends.
Elisabeth Klaghofer from Austria, David Csecs from Hungary and others will be part of the lecture team at 2 p.m. Saturday in the lower conference room of the John D. Wear Building, 7602 Pacific St. Use the east-side entrance.
There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted. For more information, visit www.bruno-groening.org/English.
North Hills Pottery Tour this weekend at four spots
The ninth annual Omaha North Hills Pottery Tour in Nebraska will be this weekend with stops at Big Table Studios in Herman; Too Far North Wines and Wine Tasting in Fort Calhoun; Dennison Pottery, 13210 N. 47th St. in Omaha’s Ponca Hills; and Florence Mill, 9102 N. 30th St. in Omaha.
This free, self-guided tour makes it possible to chat with potters about their work and see the insides of working clay studios. There will be more than 3,000 pieces available for sale. The clay artists hail from seven states.
Food, beverages and live music will be available at some stops. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, including a tour map, visit omahanorthhillspottery.com.
See jewelry-making, more at Gem and Mineral Show
The Omaha Gem and Mineral Show, sponsored by the Nebraska Mineral & Gem Club, will include displays of gems and minerals, demonstrations of jewelry-making and other crafts, games and gem-digging for kids plus vendors selling gifts, artwork, gems, minerals, fossils and other geologic specimens.
The show will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Westside Community Center, 108th and Grover Streets. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Children younger than 12 get in free.
Stage people: Conference needs your talents in May
The Great Plains Theatre Conference needs local actors, directors and technical staff for its May 24-31, 2014, run. More than 250 local artists participate every year. The week includes five MainStage Series readings, 25 to 30 PlayLab readings and the PlayFest evening theater festival.
Interested in participating? Submit your head shot and theater résumé or personal biography of no more than 150 words. If you already are in the database, you do not need to resubmit unless you have updates. To submit a résumé or for more information, visit mccneb.edu/gptc.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax