Salute to military Friday at ball game
Friday’s Salute Our Military Community events will honor veterans and current service personnel. The event is tied to the Creighton University-Wichita State University baseball game at TD Ameritrade Park.
Pre-game activities will begin at 6:45 p.m., with the game at 7 p.m. A fireworks show will end the evening.
Tickets, $10, are available at Ticketmaster or the Creighton University Ryan Athletic Center ticket office, 19th and Webster Streets. Free passes, good for six tickets each, are available for veterans and their families at: Bellevue Chamber, 1102 Galvin Road South, Bellevue; Omaha Chamber Downtown, 1301 Harney St.; Omaha Chamber West, 13206 Grover St.; and Nebraska Business Development Center, 67th and Pine Streets.
Downtown Living Tour showcases condos
The Omaha Downtown Living Tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday will showcase how urban living has progressed since the tours began nine years ago.
Downtown Living tourists can start their journey at any of the condo locations: SoMa, Dunsany Flats, 1101 Jackson, jLofts, the Paxton, Midtown Crossing at Turner Park and Riverfront Place. Free parking will be available at Midtown Crossing with trollies going to all the stops. All-day trolley passes are $1. Trolley stops are marked and signs will direct tourists to the featured properties.
More details about the tour are available at downtownomahaliving.com.
Riverfront Place, Dunsany Flats, jLofts and Midtown Crossing also will have 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday open houses. And all the properties will have open houses from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Trollies will not circulate for the Friday and Sunday events.
Health fair offers some free testing
Bellevue Medical Center will have an 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday health fair at the hospital, 25th Street and Nebraska Highway 370 in Bellevue.
The event will offer both free and reduced-cost screenings, some of which require pre-registration. Also expect free family activities. To register for screening for asthma (free), carotid artery ultrasound ($25), no-fasting blood panel ($35), hearing (free) or prostate exams (free), call 877-763-3001. Payment by credit card only.
For more information, visit bellevuemed.com/fair.
This bicycle show a fashionable event
Activate Omaha will offer a Bicycle Fashion Show of the latest in biking clothing and gear at 6 p.m. Friday at Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S. 10th St. The fashion show costs $5 at the door.
Handlebar Happy Hour will begin at 5 p.m. at New Old Bar, 1018 Bancroft St.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax