North Omaha group to host town hall meeting Tuesday

The newly formed North Omaha Voter Partnership will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6340 N. 30th St.

City Councilman Ben Gray, Douglas County Board member Chris Rodgers and former State Sen. Brenda Council will discuss problems, answer questions and listen to the public on matters affecting north Omaha.

Learn about Pawnee Tribe at Westerners meeting

The origins of one of the most prolific Indian tribes of the Great Plains will be the subject of the Sept. 5 meeting of the Omaha Westerners.

Rob Bozell will present “Pawnee Origins on the Great Plains: Archaeological, Historic and Oral Traditions.” He is highway archaeology program manager with the Nebraska State Historical Society.

The 7:30 p.m. presentation at the Omaha Sheraton in Old Mill is open to the public. Nonmembers are invited to join the Westerners for socializing and dinner, $25, at 6 p.m. Reservations are required by calling Kathy Balwanz at 402-734-1061 and leaving a message, or emailing kathycub2002@yahoo.com. Deadline for reservations is Thursday.

New support group to start for Alzheimer's caregivers

The Alzheimer's Association Midlands Chapter in Omaha has added a new caregiver support group at Ridgewood Active Retirement Community, 12301 N. 149th Circle in Bennington.

Starting this week, the group will meet at 6 p.m. on the last Thursday of the month in the multipurpose room of the clubhouse. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Learn about solar energy at Thursday night event

Nebraskans for Solar invites the public to meet solar energy professionals from Omaha, Lincoln and surrounding communities. The business owners will provide information about solar energy and answer questions.

The event will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pizza Shoppe Collective, 6056 Maple St. There is no cost to attend.

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