There are still many food related activities to get you through these winter months. In fact on Thursday January 17th, you can take a class on community gardening, to learn how to start up a community garden or how to make your community garden work better. Community Gardening 101 is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is located at Douglas County Extension office at 8015 West Center Rd. All it takes is a piece of land and you could bring a community together. The cost of the class is free.  For more information, please call Patty Falcone at 402.444.7146.

The 8th Annual Murder Mystery at the Castle is being held this year on Friday February 15th and Saturday February 16th at the Joslyn Castle. The theme is the sleazy lies of spies. You are encouraged to dress as your favorite spy and dine amongst your fellow spies as they perform tricks and treats. Arrival is at 6:00 p.m. and the cost is $75 per spy, which includes dinner and two drink tickets. For tickets, you can call 402.595.2199 or visit for information.

The nominees have been announced in the Oscars of Catering and Omaha’s Catering Creations is one of the nominees. The ACE Awards written and published by Catersource, Minneapolis are proud to announce the 26 finalist from four regions within the US. Recognized nominees will be determined by past winners and are nominated based on “excellent business acumen, top presentation skills, a commitment to culinary innovation, sales and marketing expertise, and excellence in all areas of event execution”, according to Catersource. When asked about this honor, Jeff Snow, Executive Chef and Owner of Catering Creations commented, “Catering Creations is so excited to have been announced as one of the Nominees for the Catersource “Oscars of Catering”. We were judged by our Catering Peers from all over the world. They had more entries than they’ve ever had before and they chose us as one of the nominees. What an Honor! Our entire team is so excited!nWe cannot wait to see who wins in Las Vegas this March.nThe talent amongst this group of Catering Nominees is jaw-dropping. We are so humbled to be honored alongside these talented companies.” For more information on Catering Creation, you can visit

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