Negro Leagues photos, more to be displayed
The Great Plains Black History museum will display two traveling exhibits — “Discovered Greatness” and “Right on Time” — from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. They will be on view at Conestoga Magnet Center, 21st and Burdette Street.
“Discovered Greatness” features 90 framed photos of the players and personalities instrumental to the Negro Leagues. “Right on Time” chronicles the life of baseball legend Buck O’Neil.
Beginning Wednesday, hours for the exhibits will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays through June 26. Admission to the exhibits is $5 for adults, $2 for children 12 and younger.
Running is focus of women’s class
Step Into Running, a beginning program for women, will run for 11 weeks and offer training aids, a runner’s log and weekly question-answer sessions. Group support, encouragement and camaraderie will help participants increase their fitness levels and prepare for the Go Girl Run 5K on Labor Day.
The first organizational meeting for Step Into Running is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday at Peak Performance, 78th and Cass Streets. Training will be at 6 p.m. every Wednesday through August.
The cost is $25. Training is free if you are a member or become a member of the Omaha Running Club. A membership costs $20 for one person or $25 for a family. For more information, call Bea Sides 402-885-8133 or email at email@example.com.
Alzheimer’s group targets caregivers
Alzheimer’s Association Midlands Chapter (Omaha) will sponsor a new caregiver support group to serve the Mills County, Iowa, area. The group will meet in the Community Room at the Mills County YMCA Community Center in Glenwood.
The first meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday. After that, the group will meet at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month in the same location. There is no cost to attend.
For more information, call Betty K. Chin, Midlands Chapter, at 800-272-3900 or 402-502-4301.
Energy-saving options available at meeting
“Energy Upgrades for the Homeowner” will be the topic of the 7 p.m. Thursday meeting of the Sierra Club of Omaha.
Eric Williams, program coordinator of the reEnergize Program, and Leon Komar, a certified home energy rater, are scheduled to speak at First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass St. Use the north door of the education wing.
The reEnergize Program shows homeowners the most cost-effective ways to save energy.
Sierra Club programs are free and open to the public.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax