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, 402-944-3100 or

FEB. 19

Cocktails With the Kennedys, Durham Museum On Track Guild, held at the museum, $75, 402-444-5071.

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, 402-345-4849.

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 402-551-8526.


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.

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