HealthierU Weekly Run-Down

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Monday, September 18, 2023

Annalisa Davenport

Here's what's happening on and around campus this week!

Monday, Sept. 18th, 2023

Capital Jazz Society presents Group Sax, 6:00 p.m., Storm Cellar ( 3233 1/2 S. 13th St, Lincoln, NE) Bring your friends and family to help support this series! You can enjoy live music and a variety of food, from the food trucks available at the Storm Cellar beginning at 6:00 p.m..

Tuesday, Sept. 19th, 2023

Power Lunch: it's the Manager: Coaching and Leading Employees Through the Employee Experience, 11:20 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Howard L. Hawks Hall, Room 202, Advance your skills through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Power Lunch Series offered through the Center for Executive and Professional Development. Attendance costs $44 for UNl Faculty & Staff, to register click here

CenterPointe 50th Anniversary Free Concert, 5:00-7:00 p.m., 2202 S. 11th St, Lincoln NE, Join in for a FREE concert by Hans Sturm & Jackie Allen.

Shoes & Brews, 6:00 p.m., Kinkaider (201 N. 7th St, Lincoln, NE 68508)  (Hosted by Fleet Feet Lincoln)This event is a free group run series that starts in April and ends in October. Every month, we will all meet at a different local brewery to test out the latest shoes. All paces and distances are welcome to join in on the fun. Once our run/walk is finished we all head back to the brewery to enjoy an iced cold brewski. What's better? There's opportunities to get discounted pints, win a FREE pair of shoes, t-shirts and more.

Wednesday, Sept. 20th, 2023

Deadline for Meal Kit Monday- If you wish to purchase a meal kit for this rotation of options, the deadline for purchase is today! This rotation will feature meal choices of Harvest Skillet Chicken, Sheet Pan Kielbasa, Cabbage, and Potatoes, and Vegan Moroccan Lentil Salad! To order your meal kit click here

Japenese Conversation Table, 5:00- 6:00 p.m., Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Room 302, Stop by with any level of Japanese language skills to discuss fun topics in a relaxed and welcoming environment!

Hub Farmers Market, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Union Plaza (N 21st. Street, Lincoln, NE) Stop by and check out the vendors at the Farmers Market, enjoy some live music, and browse the food and drink options that are open for purchase from Hub Cafe.

Nebraska Bluegrass Concert Series- Appalachian Road Show with The Shucks Brothers, 5:00- 8:30 p.m., NIC Plaza, Join us at the Nebraska Bluegrass Concert Series for live music in the plaza at Nebraska Innovation Campus! Concerts are free and open to the public. Come eat, drink & have fun!  This is the last concert for the season!  For more information on this event click here

Thursday, Sept. 21st, 2023

Genealogy Over Lunch- 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Zoom, Anne G. Giesecke, Ph.D. and her husband Dan Steffen, Ph.D. will discuss their research in cemeteries from a literary and sociological perspective. Gravestones are a source of genealogical data, placement in the cemetery may show the family’s economic, social, religious status, and an individual’s importance within the family or community, also studied is art of the stone carver, literary studies and so much more. To register to receive the zoom link to this event click here

Otoe-Missouria Day, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Lied Commons, The Center for Great Plains Studies and its Reconciliation Rising Project will host the second annual Proclamation Day and Homecoming Ceremony for the Otoe-Missouria nation. 

Friday, Sept. 22nd, 2023

Roca Scary Farms, 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Roca Berry Farms ( 16531 S. 38th Street, Roca, NE 68430) Roca Berry Farm during the day isn't enough for you? Ready to be scared? Come enjoy three thrilling and improved haunted attractions! Plus we have brought even more fun to the scare nights with brand-new free with admission activities inside! Please choose the correct ticket if you are coming in September make sure to choose the September Nighttime Ticket. To learn more click here. 

Tea Time Friday,  11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, Kawasaki Reading Room 302, Stop by for fresh tea and snacks! 

Lincoln Historical Ghost Quest presents Haymarket Spirits Tour, 6:30 p.m., The Haymarket, $50, per person, which includes a short tour of areas of the historic Haymarket Square, 3 stops to local establishments within the Haymarket Square, 3 adult beverages included in the ticket price (1 at each establishment), stories of the paranormal, historical overview of the Haymarket, use of portable ghost hunting equipment to use while on the tours, and all taxes and tips to the establishments visited. To purchase tickets click here.  

Play Night Golf At Ager Golf Course, 7:30- 11:00 p.m., Jim Ager Golf and Learning Center (3761 Normal Boulevard, Lincoln, NE 68506) Grab a group of 6 and play Night Golf surrounded by lights - two-person scramble and individual tournament playing formats. All golfers are welcome! The cost of attendance is $55 per golfer. 

Volleyball vs. Ohio State, 8:00 p.m., Devaney Sports Center. 

Saturday, Sept. 23rd, 2023

Historic Haymarket Farmers Market, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Historic Haymarket ( 8th and P Street, Lincoln, NE) Spend your Saturday morning browsing the booths at the Haymarket Farmers Market! 

Football vs Louisiana Tech, 2:30 p.m., Memorial Stadium 

Sunday, Sept 24th, 2023

PLAY: Yoga in the Park, 10:00 a.m., Antelope Park Bandshell, Free yoga int he park, make sure to bring your own yoga mat or towel and water! 

Sunday Farmers' Market at College View, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Union College ( 4801 Prescott Ave, Lincoln, NE) Sunday Farmers’ Market at College View provides access to high-quality, fresh food produced with integrity by local family farmers and producers, bringing value to the social, environmental, and economic fabric of our community. 

Volleyball vs Minnesota, 6:30 p.m., Devaney Sports Center. 

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