Prime Time Family Reading Time, a free family literacy program designed to strengthen participants’ interest and skills in reading and talking about books, began last week and will run every Saturday morning through November at two Omaha Public Library branches: the South Omaha branch, 2808 Q St., and the Charles B. Washington branch, 2868 Ames Ave. Aimed at children ages 6 to 10, the events begin at 10 a.m....

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Omaha Science Café

Oct. 5 Omaha Science Café Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St., 7-8 p.m., FREE, With the constant media battle between MSNBC and Fox News, or Sarah Palin’s plight to prove conservative women are more attractive than liberal women, we as a nation definitely have a high school cafeteria way of handling the issues amongst political parties. This installment of the Omaha Science Café explores these...

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Jimmy Eat World w/ We Were Promised Jetpacks

Oct. 4 Jimmy Eat World w/ We Were Promised Jetpacks Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St. 8 p.m., $25, Whether you’ve only heard “The Middle,” or you’ve been with them since 1996’s Static Prevails, there’s no denying the success of Jimmy Eat World. A major-label, big-budget band that has somehow kept its focus and stayed glued to its indie roots is a rare and beautiful thing....

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Michael Bolton

Oct. 4 Michael Bolton Holland Performing Arts Center 1200 Douglas St. 7:30 p.m., $35-$95, 345.0606 You may know him from “Dancing with the Stars” or you may know him from the radio. Here’s what you need to know: Singer Michael Bolton is coming to Omaha for one night at the Holland Performing Arts Center. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, stacks of Grammies and American...

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Omaha Green Homes Tour

Oct. 2 Omaha Green Homes Tour UNO, Mammel Hall, 6708 Pine St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $5, Most people know the reasons to go green: save the environment, save money, decrease dependence on foreign oil, etc. Despite positive reasons to reduce our carbon footprint, some people need a little help getting a green program going. Enter the Green Omaha Coalition, whose mission is to promote “a healthy,...

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Conscious Perception

Oct. 1-2 Conscious Perception Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S. 10th St. Noon-9 p.m., FREE, 651.2327 Through collaborations, Conscious Perception brings together an array of performers, poets and painters while examining the connections between humans and the natural world. Visual art will impose upon poetry, performance art will expand paintings, and all media will seek to rectify the...

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The Quilted Conscience: Dreams and Memories

Through Oct. 17 The Quilted Conscience: Dreams and Memories International Quilt Study Center & Museum, 33rd and Holdredge, Lincoln Reception Oct. 1, 5-7 p.m. w/ 5:30 p.m. panel discussion & screening FREE, 472.6549, The threads run deep in a story quilt made by 16 Sudanese-American girls from Grand Island, Neb. under the direction of Peggy Hartwell, a founder of the Women of Color Quilters Network....

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