HealthierU Weekly Run-Down, August 21-27th

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Monday, August 21, 2023

Annalisa Davenport

Check out what's happening on and around campus this week!

Week-Long Events:

  • LPS Donation Drive ( August 15-25th)- Help us support LPS teachers, who also support our CEHS students, as they prepare for another school year! Donation bins can be found at CEHS department offices (list of donation items can be found on the donation bins). Donations will be given to Lincoln High School and Hartley Elementary School. For a list of needed items and to learn more click here

Monday, August 21st

  • Capital Jazz Society Presents Monday Night Big Band, 6:00- 9:30 p.m., Storm Cellar ( 3233 1/2 S. 13th St. Lincoln, NE) Join in on some Monday night jazz at the Storm Cellar. This event will offer live music and food will be available for purchase from local food trucks. 
  • Lindsey Stirling Live at Pinewood Bowl Theater- 6:00 p.m., Pinewood Bowl Theater ( 3201 S Coddington Ave, Lincoln, NE 68522) Lindsey Stirling is an electronic violinist, dancer, and artist who has humbly become one of the 21st century’s most innovative stars. Her groundbreaking vision has gained millions of adoring fans worldwide, four Billboard chart-topping albums, and two Billboard Music Awards, including Top Dance/Electronic Album for her third studio release, Brave Enough. To purchase tickets for the show click here.  

Tuesday, August 22nd

  • Tuesday Table, 5:30-6:30 p.m., South Gate United Methodist Church (3500 Pioneers Blvd, Lincoln, NE) Bring and share your excess harvested garden goods and see what others have to offer! 
  • Lincoln Saltdogs vs Kansas City Monarchs, 7:05 p.m., Haymarket Park (403 Line Drive Circle, Lincoln, NE 68508) It's Triple Play Tuesday at Haymarket Park! Donate 3 non-perishable items for the Food Back of Lincoln and receive a FREE general admission ticket! To learn more click here

Wednesday, August 23rd

  • *Meal Kit Monday Registration Deadline*- Today is the registration deadline to order a meal kit for the August 28th meal kits. This round the options are Chicken and Dumpling Soup, Sheetpan Meatloaf, and Vegan Soy-glazed Tofu and Summer Squash! Meal kits are $25, with 4 servings per kit at $6.25/serving. To learn more about upcoming meal kit options and to order click here
  • Navy Day at the Nebraska History Museum- 9:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m., Nebraska History Museum (131 Centennial Mall North, Lincoln, NE) Visit the Museum any time during the day and see displays from the Navy, featuring the Navy History and Heritage Command and the Navy Meteorology and Oceanography Command. You can also learn more about the historic USS Constitution, see photographs of the ship, a sample sleeping hammock used by sailors, “infamous” ship biscuits, and samples of wood used to build the ship! You can also learn how to tie a certain type of knot used by sailors! To learn more about this event click here
  • Wine Down Wednesday, 4:00-8:00 p.m., The Mill Coffee & Bistro ( 2021 Transformation Dr #1350, Lincoln, NE 68508), The Mill Coffee & Bistro is hosting Wine Down Wednesday all summer long! Receive $1 off any glass of wine or $5 off the featured bottle of wine.
  • Hub Farmers Market, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Hub Cafe ( Union Plaza, N 21st St. Lincoln NE) Stop by to check out the farmers market, live music, and more! Drinks and food will be available for purchase from Hub Cafe. 
  • Lincoln Saltdogs vs Kansas City Monarchs, 7:05 p.m., Haymarket Park (403 Line Drive Circle, Lincoln, NE 68508) $2 Fairbury Brand Hot Dogs and Baseball Bingo at Haymarket Park! To learn more click here

Thursday, August 24th

  • Lincoln Saltdogs vs Kansas City Monarchs, 7:05 p.m., Haymarket Park (403 Line Drive Circle, Lincoln, NE 68508) $2 off draft beer & Pepsi fountain drinks and $3 select tallboys at Haymarket Park! To learn more click here

Friday, August 25th

  • 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!
  • Downtown 101- 5:00- 7:00 p.m., 206 N 13th st., Lincoln, NE, Downtown Lincoln has teamed up with some of their favorite Downtown businesses to welcome you to Downtown Lincoln! Each booth will be packed with unique goodies, info, activities, and our local businesses can't wait to show off what they've got. This event is completely free and open to the public! Come for the live band courtesy of Lincoln Arts Council & Lincoln Calling, photo booth, free t-shirts, and more! To learn about all the vendors who will be in attendance on Friday click here
  • Zoo Dun It?- 5:30-9:00 p.m., Lincoln Children Zoo (1222 S 27th St, Lincoln, NE) Join Lincoln-Lancaster County Crime Stoppers for the first-ever Zoo Dun It event. Do you have the investigative skills to follow the clues and solve the mystery to determine, Zoo Dun It? Hosted at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Lincoln, Nebraska, on August 25, 2023, from 5:30-9:00 p.m. Tickets include beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks, plus food items served while you explore the zoo and investigate the crime. This is a strictly 21+ event, no kids, including infants, will be allowed to attend. To learn more click here
  • UNL Volleyball vs Utah State, 6:00 p.m., Devaney Sports Complex (1600 Court St, Lincoln, NE 68508) 

Saturday, August 26th

  • Historic Haymarket Farmers Market, 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., Historic Haymarket (8th and P streets, Lincoln, NE 68505) Check out the full vendor list for this week's farmers market here
  • Guardians of Freedom Airshow, 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Lincoln Airpark (NW 38th St, Lincoln, NE) The Guardians of Freedom Airshow, presented by the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, the Nebraska Military Department, the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base and the Lincoln Airport Authority, will be headlined by the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and includes other first-class performers, exhibits, stunts, displays and activities. General Admission and parking is free. To learn more about this event click here
  • UNL Volleyball vs Lipscomb, 5:00 p.m., Devaney Sports Complex (1600 Court St, Lincoln, NE 68508) 
  • Brews at the Zoo, 6:00 - 11:00 p.m., Lincoln Children Zoo (1222 S 27th St, Lincoln, NE) Adults 21 and over can enjoy a night at the Zoo! Join us for an evening of live music presented by Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal, visits from animal ambassadors and delicious craft beer from local breweries! To purchase tickets click here

Sunday, August 27th

  • Guardians of Freedom Airshow, 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Lincoln Airpark (NW 38th St, Lincoln, NE) The Guardians of Freedom Airshow, presented by the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, the Nebraska Military Department, the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base and the Lincoln Airport Authority, will be headlined by the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and includes other first-class performers, exhibits, stunts, displays and activities. General Admission and parking is free. To learn more about this event click here
  • 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. To learn more and to see this week's vendor list click here
  • UNL Volleyball vs SMU, 2:00 p.m., Devaney Sports Complex (1600 Court St, Lincoln, NE 68508)

For a full list of events check out these links:

UNL Events

Lincoln Events

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Annalisa Davenport

Assistant Director for Employee Wellness
402-472-6170
Adavenport5@unl.edu