Film festival to feature 'Merchants of Doubt'
Green Omaha Coalition and Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light will host the fourth annual Reel to Real Sustainability Film Festival at Aksarben Cinema, 2110 S. 67th St., on Wednesday. The festival features "Merchants of Doubt," a film about pundits who act as scientific experts. The event begins with appetizers at 5:30 p.m., and the screening starts at 7. For more information and to buy tickets, go to 2015reeltoreal.eventbrite.com. They are free for Green Omaha Coalition members, and $15 for general admission.
Omaha Public Library to host genealogy lock-in
The Omaha Public Library will host a genealogy lock-in Friday. The after-hours event at the W. Dale Clark Library, 215 S. 15th St., will offer help to participants using the library's genealogy collection. Darrel Draper of Humanities Nebraska will present "The History of Nebraska as Told by Peter Sarpy." There also will be refreshments and tours. Attendees should bring laptops, flash drives and a valid Omaha Public Library library card. The session runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Advanced registration is required at omahalibrary.org or 402-4444826.
Barbershop chorus to present Route 66-themed concert
The Sarpy Serenaders Barbershop Chorus will host a free, Route 66-themed show Sunday in the First Baptist Church's Family Life Center at 112 E. 23rd Ave. in Bellevue. The 2 p.m. show features music by Mama Cass Elliot, the Beach Boys, Billy Joel and others.
Former 'Seinfeld' writer will deliver lecture at UNL
See a talk by Omaha native and former "Seinfeld" writer Pat Hazell at University of Nebraska Lincoln on Sept. 25. The 3:30 p.m. Johnny Carson lecture will be held in Howell Theatre at 12th and R Streets. The event is free, but tickets must be reserved at go.unl.edu/theatretix.