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May Issue Midtown Monitor

You will find the May issue of the Midtown Monitor on the right side of this page. To receive a FREE email subscription sent to you each month simply email midtownmonitor.omaha@gmail.com

IRS and Medicare Scams

IRS and Medicare Scams BBB serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is warning consumers to be on the alert for phone scams involving con artists pretending

Distracted Driving Kills

UNMC study: Distracted driving killing more pedestrians, bicyclists From texting and talking on cell phones to eating while driving, researchers say distracted driving is a serious public health threat. Though

Zydeco Festival Set to Bring Top Creole & Cajun Performers to Midtown Crossing

Planning is hitting full stride for this summer’s uniquely-created, regional Zydeco Festival – a full day of high-energy music, Creole- and Cajun-style food, activities and fireworks.
Coming on the heels of last year’s successful Thursdays in the Park series, the day-long Zydeco Festival will take over the Pavilion at Turner Park on Saturday, June 27, beginning at noon. Admission is free. The festival will be capped in grand style with a fireworks extravaganza over Turner Park. » Read more..

Saturdays @ Stinson Events

Saturdays @ Stinson Event Schedule
Aksarben Village – Stinson Park

Every Sunday from M ay  – October is the Omaha Farmers Market from 9am – 1pm as well as Get Fit in the Park from 10am – 12:30pm.  Fun Run at 10am and Zumba at 11:30am. » Read more..

Summer Reading Programs at Omaha Public Library

Hero-themed summer reading program kicks off at Omaha Public Library

Every Hero Has A Story! There’s no better time than summertime to become a superhero reader and discover reading for fun. Omaha Public Library (OPL) invites you to experiment, learn and explore during the annual Summer Reading Program (SRP)! With free activities for all ages, OPL can help keep everyone in the family engaged through the summer. SRP kicks offMay 29 and runs through July 31. » Read more..

Monday Night at the Movies

Turner Park’s Much Anticipated Monday Night at the MoviesLine-Up Announced Today
Midtown Crossing is set to follow a record breaking 2014 with another blockbuster edition of Monday Night at the Movies, presented by the Omaha World-Herald.
Entering its fourth year, the cinematic summer tradition will run nine consecutive Mondays starting June 1. All of the outdoor movies – free and open to the public – will roll at sunset on a 26-foot inflatable screen in Turner Park. » Read more..

Music in Midtown: “Here Comes the Sun: A Beatles Tribute,”

Music in Midtown: “Here Comes the Sun: A Beatles Tribute,” Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM, 1st Central Congregatonal Church.
Omaha’s Master Singers, under the direction of Dr. D. Laureen Pickle, are presenting their final concert of the 2014-2015 season: “Here Comes the Sun: A Beatles Tribute. This concert will be performed entirely a cappella.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students/seniors and are available at the door or at their website: www.mastersingersomaha.org. Children twelve and under are free.

Omaha Public Library presents programs for healthy aging

Get into the Act, focuses on how older adults are taking charge of their health, getting engaged in their communities, and making a positive impact in the lives of others. Omaha Public Library provides services, support, and resources to older adults year-round, and Older Americans Month offers an opportunity to provide specialized information, services and programs to promote healthy lifestyles and overall well-being.  » Read more..