Carnival of Love Gala,Heartland Family Service, Embassy Suites La Vista, $125, Charissa Hauge at 402-552-7424 or Swing Under the Wings dinner and dance,Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, held at the museum in Ashland, $75, 402944-3100 or

FEB. 19

Cocktails With the Kennedys,Durham Museum On Track Guild, held at the museum, $75, 402444-5071.

FEB. 20

Cruise Away to Mardi Gras,Stephen Center, Champions Run, $125, Rosie Matz, 402-616-1878.

Fiesta 2016 "A League of Their Own,"Mercy High School, Embassy Suites La Vista, $125,

Rockin' Rosie 2016,Rose Theater Guild, Hilton Omaha, $125, 402345-4849.

FEB. 21

Art & Soup,Visiting Nurse Association, Embassy Suites La Vista, $50,

FEB. 25-27

Murder Mystery at the Castle: "Time to Kill,"Joslyn Castle Trust, held at the castle, 39th and Davenport Streets, $85,

FEB. 27

JDRF Promise Gala: "Going Platinum for a Cure,"JDRF, CenturyLink Center Omaha, $225; Laci Naber,


Completely Kids Author Luncheon,Completely Kids, Hilton Omaha, $75,


Celebrity Chef featuring Anne Burrell,Food Bank for the Heartland, Embassy Suites La Vista, $150, 402-331-1213.


Columb's Ceili,St. Columbkille Parish, Embassy Suites La Vista, $85,


Semele Gala,Opera Omaha, Paxton & Vierling Steel Co., 501 Ave. H in Carter Lake; $300, 402-346-4398.


Irish Fest,Catholic Charities, Embassy Suites La Vista, $150,


Circle of Dreams,St. Augustine Indian Mission School, Hilton Omaha, $125, 402-878-2402.

Omaha Press Club Show,Omaha Press Club Foundation, Holland Performing Arts Center, $150 ($125 for ages 35 and younger), or 402-5518526.


Cathedral Comedy and Cuisine,St. Cecilia Grade School, held at the school gym, $125, 402-551-2313.


Tribute Luncheon honoring Jim and Diny Landen,Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, Happy Hollow Club, $50, or 402-390-2461.

MAY 23

Liberty Mutual Invitational,Nebraska Kidney Association, Oak Hills Country Club, $1,200/ foursome,

SEPT. 15

Imagine Our Youth,Omaha Home for Boys, Embassy Suites La Vista, $125, 402-457-7165.

If you have news for Around and About, send it to Howard K. Marcus, Follow him on Twitter @OWHhoward.

Commenting is limited to Omaha World-Herald subscribers. To sign up, click here.

If you're already a subscriber and need to activate your access or log in, click here.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Please keep it clean, turn off CAPS LOCK and don't threaten anyone. Be truthful, nice and proactive. And share with us - we love to hear eyewitness accounts.

You must be a digital subscriber to view this article.