Joslyn offers free look at Egyptian Treasures
Joslyn Art Museum will host a free Family Fun Day from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in celebration of the exhibition "To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum."
Admission to the museum and the exhibit is free during this afternoon of performances and art-making. Plans for the day include screenings of The Three Stooges' 1939 short "We Want Our Mummy," Ballet Nebraska performing excerpts from its original ballet "Cleopatra," Egyptian eyes makeup fun, demonstration of relief carving, art projects and more.
Carter Lake cleanup needs volunteers
The annual cleanup of Carter Lake, scheduled Saturday, is sponsored by the Carter Lake Preservation Society. Community volunteers will spend the morning hauling debris and trash from the lake and shore.
Volunteers should be at Mabrey Park, 17th Street and Willow Drive in Carter Lake, at 9 a.m. The cleanup is scheduled to be completed by noon.
Health screening focuses on women
"Health Matters: A Woman's Health Screening" will be offered free from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Beth El Synagogue, 14506 California St.
Services will include blood pressure assessments, blood glucose screening, nutrition assessments, osteoporosis risk and more. The screening is open to all women.
Drug take-back Saturday in Sarpy
The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office, the Sarpy County Attorney's Office and Sarpy/Cass Health Department are sponsoring Saturday's Sarpy County Medicine Drop.
Residents are encouraged to clean out their medicine cabinets of unused and expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Take them to the Hy-Vee Supermarket in Shadow Lake Towne Center, Nebraska Highway 370 and 72nd Street, from 9 a.m. to noon.
No questions will be asked. Needles, syringes and aerosol containers will not be accepted.
Artist Palmerton to address Lyceum
Brownville, Neb.'s iconic artist Thomas D. Palmerton came to the town nearly 40 years ago to teach an art workshop. He fell in love with the village and moved there.
Palmerton will be honored at a 4 p.m. Sunday reception at the Brownville Lyceum. The event is free and open to the public. He will share his life story and his philosophy of art.
Meteorology careers detailed at fair
Middle school, high school and college students interested in careers in meteorology can learn more about local opportunities Monday at a career fair at Creighton University.
The event will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Hixson-Lied Science Building, Room G-04.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax with World-Herald News Service