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Retirees’ Group Tour of Baxter Arena

Please join the Retirees Group for a behind the scenes tour of Baxter Arena, 2425 S 67th St, on Tuesday, July 11th at 1 p.m. We will meet our tour guide in the box office area located inside the west doors of the arena. (These are the doors that DO NOT face Center Street—Look for … Continued

July Share the Plate – American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the United States Constitution and laws of Nebraska guarantee everyone in the Cornhusker state. These rights include: Your First Amendment rights – freedom of speech, association … Continued

Thank you

At our June 4th Annual Meeting, Steve Abraham and Lolly Thomas were elected to our Board of Trustees. We welcome them to the Board as we say “thank you” to Pat Caffrey and Anita Meyer who have served with dedication for 3 years. Officers for the 17-18 Church year have been elected: Carol Johnson, Chair; … Continued

Heartland Pride Highlights

2017’s Theme: Alive With Pride!  Unitarian Universalists were well represented from both First and Second Unitarian Churches this year in the Heartland Pride Parade in Council Bluffs. Above, Clyde and Tammy carrying our banner. Our High Five Brigade youth energized the crowd as they gave high fives to people along the parade route. Below, Sabrina, Jaime … Continued

Our Little Free Library is Open!

We gathered to dedicate our Little Free Library on Sunday, June 18th. We built this library for our community. Second Unitarian Church has been in the Prairie Lane neighborhood for nearly 50 years and wanted to give something back to our neighborhood home. Our congregation seriously loves books, as our yearly book sale attests as well as our recent … Continued

HEARTLAND PRIDE PARADE AND FESTIVAL

Please join us for the annual Heartland Pride Parade on Saturday, June 17 and the Pride Festival on Saturday, June 24. The theme this year is Alive With Pride. Through our involvement, we affirm our support for LGBTQ individuals to be fully themselves, as well as our commitment to work for equal rights for all. … Continued

Retirees’ Group Mele Mason

Please join us for Retirees Group on Tuesday, June 13th at 1:00. Our speaker for June will be Mele (pronounced “mailey”) Mason, owner of Mason Video. Mele followed the 2016 political campaign as a videographer in Iowa and Nebraska and will share her experiences and reflections of the campaign with us. Mason Video covers network … Continued

Social Justice Documentary Night “AWAKE: A Dream From Standing Rock”

“AWAKE, A Dream From Standing Rock” is a collaboration between Indigenous filmmakers Myron Dewey and Doug Good Feather, and environmental Academy Award Nominated filmmakers James Spione and Josh Fox. This 90-minute documentary details native led resistance of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Through the fall and winter protestors at Standing Rock endured harsh … Continued

June Share the Plate – Tai Chi for Balance

Tai Chi for Balance is a program for Seniors offered through a partnership with Friendship Program, Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging, and CHI Health.  The classes are twice a week at Senior Centers in Omaha.  Suggested voluntary donation is 50 cents per class.  This allows low income Seniors to participate. Tai Chi for Balance teaches … Continued