The Sarpy County Museum‘s annual pie and ice cream fundraiser will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the museum. Pie and ice cream will be on sale during those hours while a pie judging contest will be held at 3 p.m. Any attendee may submit a pie for judging by filling out a form the day of the event. Admission to the museum, which is located at 2402 Clay St., in Olde Towne Bellevue, is free although donations are welcomed. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Green Bellevue will host Community Solar Success in Nebraska from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Bellevue University Hitchcock Humanities Center, Room 202 (1040 Bruin Blvd.). Presenters will be Tricia McKnight, OPPD product specialist, and Cliff Mesner, owner of Mesner Solar Development, the developer of Nebraska’s largest solar array in Central City. Learn what community solar is and hear about success stories throughout Nebraska, including OPPD’s newly launched program. A Q & A session will follow the presentation. Green Bellevue events are free and open to the public.


Guitars for Vets, a Bellevue-based organization that seeks to use music to help war veterans overcome post-traumatic stress disorder will host a free summer concert at Papillion’s SumTur Amphitheater. The genre will be country music. Guitars for Vets students will perform from 7:30 to 8 p.m., followed by an hour-long performance by local artists.

June 13

St. James United Methodist Church will host author Kris Emmert for a presentation and discussion of her book “Providing Promise” at 7 p.m. at the church’s west campus, 4343 Capehart Road.

June 17-21

The Bellevue Little Theatre will host its fourth annual youth theater workshop. The “Summer Theatre Workshop” is designed to introduce students to all aspects of theater. This year the workshop will include classes in puppetry, taught by Bellevue Puppeteer Brian Henning. For information call 402-291-3809 or 402-292-4391 or register on the BLT web site at

June 18

The Parkinson’s Education & Outreach Group will meet at 10 a.m. at Nebraska Medicine-Bellevue, lower level classroom. Greg Atkins, of Kubat Pharmacy Mobility Devices, will speak about physical changes and available technology to support mobility while living with Parkinson’s. There is no charge to attend. Patients, family and caregivers are welcome. For more information, call 402-763-3736.

June 22

The Sarpy County Museum will host its inaugural Quarter Auction at the Bellevue Volunteer Firefighters Hall at 2108 Franklin St. The event will involve vendors selling various items as a fundraiser for the museum. Tickets cost $5 and may be purchased at the door the day of the event or at the museum.

Day to Day

The Offutt Enlisted Spouses Club, an organization of enlisted active duty and retired dependents, meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at The Pointe at Rising View. For information, visit

The Bellevue Artists Association meets the second Tuesday of the month at Anderson Grove Presbyterian Church, 12006 S. 36th St. Social time is at 6:30 p.m. followed by a meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. For information visit the artist association on Facebook or on Shutterfly.

The Bellevue Needlecraft Guild meets from 1 to 4 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Richmont Village, near the intersection of Fort Crook and Cornhusker roads. The nonprofit group accepts donations of yarn for its continuing project of making afghans, mittens, scarves, slippers, hats and pillows for residents of Safe Haven, a domestic shelter located in Bellevue. For information, call 402-293-1742. Chandler 4-Corners Al-Anon Family Group meeting is held Thursdays at noon at the Nebraska State Probation Office, 7511 S. 36th St. Call 402-553-5033 for information.

The Bellevue-Offutt Kiwanis Club meets every Friday at noon at Nebraska Medicine–Bellevue, 2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive, in the lower level business lounge. For more information, contact Lupe Mier at 402-291-6528.

Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families meets Sundays at 4 p.m. in the Smith Suite at CHI Health Midlands in Papillion, 11111 S. 84th St. Park on west side of building. For more information contact Mary at 402-830-6503 or Joan at 712-534-2645.

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