Earth Day Omaha
The countdown to Earth Day is almost over! Elmwood Park will be hosting events this Saturday, April 18th. The event kicks off at 11am with the opening of the Farmer’s Market. Green Omaha Coalition will host a demonstration tent featuring how-tos on everything from composting to collecting rainwater. Yoga, Tai Chi, Tree Climbing, and live music will make this event the place to be with your friends this weekend. Looking for something fun and educational for the little ones? The children’s tent will host The Balloon Guy, kite building, noodle art, and other crafts and fun lessons!
Earth Day Omaha, April 18th
And The Morel Of The Story Is This-
Morel season is here! While many devotees have already brought in hauls of the fun little fungus, last weekend’s showers in combination with the warmth of this week will really help the morels to sprout, making this weekend prime morel hunting time! Many websites keep an updated list of sightings, while others post maps, pictures, and even recipes. For a goof-off’s guide, check out https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nebraska-Morels/203101076390891. With wild growing mushrooms, always be cautious. Nebraska is home to many families of poisonous fungus, so never eat a wild picked mushroom you haven’t positively identified. If you believe you have ingested a poisonous mushroom, call the poison control center at 1 (800) 222-1222 or seek treatment immediately.
A Bloody Good Time
Registration for Nebraska City’s Annual Bloody Mary State Championship ends on April 20th. Do you have a unique interpretation of the classic? Maybe you have a new spin on the standard garnish, or a pleasant presentation. The Golden Celery will be awarded to Best Bloody Mary in the State, with other prizes going to best in Omaha, Best Infused Vodka, People’s Choice, and Best Individual. The Most Masterful Mary walks away with a $500 prize!
Greg Harries and Spielbound Board Game Café are teaming up with Minnesota company Trivia Mafia to host a weekly Trivia night. The event will take place every Wednesday evening starting April 15th. Sign up for the Email list at Triviamafia.com to get a heads up on subjects, themes, and extra point questions! Not into Trivia? Sip your coffee over any of the café’s endless library of board games! If your date night routine or après work cocktail hour are feeling stale, swing by the café adjacent to Midtown Crossing.
3229 Harney St