Special appeal for mentors planned at Salem Baptist

100 Black Men of Omaha will partner with Salem Baptist Church and Midland Mentoring Partnership to help find mentors.

Dr. Selwyn Q. Bachus, senior pastor, will appeal to the men of Salem Baptist Church to get involved as mentors at the church's 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. worship services on Sunday and Feb. 21. 100 Black Men of Omaha staff, mentors and mentees will be around after services to sign up new mentors.

Clematis topic of Lincoln Garden Clubmeeting

The Garden Club of Lincoln will meet Monday at Culler Middle School, 5201 Vine St. Gary White will discuss "All About Clematis." Call 402-423-6524 with questions.

Public health, evolution topic of science discussions

Omaha Science Cafe will host a talk about public health policy in early Omaha at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Dr. Barbara Hewins-Maroney, associate professor of urban studies and public administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will lead the discussion. The event at Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St., will feature free pizza for the first 50 people.

Rationalists, Empiricists and Skeptics of Nebraska will host a discussion of evolution with Brad Ericson, associate professor of biology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, on Thursday. The 7:30 p.m. event will be held at the Durham Research Center Tower on the northwest end of the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus in Room 1002.

History of Valentine's Day topic of clubmeeting

The Omaha Metro Women's Club will hold its February meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Westside Community Conference Center, 3534 S. 108th St.

Eunice Revifey will present the history of Valentine's Day. Reservations are required. Call LouAnn Norton at 214-535-4583 or Leslie Hausmann at 402-9914830. Go to metrowomensclub.org for more information.

Arts group will host jazzy Valentine's Day event

The Butler County Arts Council will host a Valentine's Day event at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the David City Auditorium, 699 Kansas St. in David City, Nebraska. The jazz group the Lightning Bugs will perform, and desserts will be available. Donations will be accepted at the door.

College of St. Mary luncheon to feature speakers

The College of St. Mary will host a special luncheon at noon Feb. 16.

"Jubilee: Being in Right Relationship With our God and Others" will feature speakers including Sister Aline Paris, a professor of theology, and Marian Standeven, the college's executive director for mission integration. The free event includes soup, roll, drink and desserts. It will be held in the Mercy Hall Conference Room, 7000 Mercy Road. To reserve seats, call 402-399-2648.

Compiled by Andrea Kszystyniak

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