January 3, 2020 by

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm.

Carnival of Love Gala honorary chairs

Left to right:
Tom Frette, Enid Schonewise, Marzia Puccioni Shields, and John Jeanetta

Feb. 29
Destination Love: The Carnival of Love Gala
Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista
There is an extra day in February this year, and several area organizations, including Heartland Family Services, are using that day to spread extra love in the metro. This annual event will be chaired by Susan Pedersen, with honorary chairs being Polly and Jack Struyk. Individual tickets are $150 each, and the proceeds go to HFS’ programs that help vulnerable individuals, children, and families in the community. (Pictured in featured image: gala chairs and president, Barb Farbo, Amee Zetzman, and Kelly Schlott.)

Jan. 9 (5:30-8:30 p.m.)
Birds and Beer Bash for YPs
Benefitting: Angels Among US
Location: Buildertrend

Jan. 15 (6-9 p.m.)
Outland Trophy Award Dinner
Benefiting: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Location: Hilton Omaha

Jan. 16 (6 p.m.)
Celebration of Life Banquet
Benefiting: Nebraskans Embracing Life
Location: DC Centre Banquet Facility

Jan. 18 (6-11 p.m.)
Midlands Community Foundation Reflection Ball
Benefiting: Midlands Community Foundation
Location: Embassy Suites La Vista

Jan. 18 (6-10 p.m.)
Wakanda Gala
Benefitting: Black Student Leadership Council and Sickle Cell Anemia
Location: Omaha Design Center

Jan. 23
Grapes of Gratitude
Benefitting: SCORE Mentors of Omaha
Location: Riverfront Place

Jan. 24 (2 p.m.) and Jan. 25 (2 p.m.)
UNMC Skate-a-thon for Parkinson’s
Benefiting: Parkinson’s Nebraska
Location: UNMC Ice Rink

Jan. 24 (5-8 p.m.)
Victory Boxing Club Banquet
Location: Bellevue Christian Center
Benefitting: Victory boxing Club

Jan. 25 (5-9 p.m.)
Nebraska Scottish Society’s Robert Burns Dinner
Benefiting: Scottish Society of Nebraska
Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Center

Jan. 25 (7-10 p.m.)
Benefitting: Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart
Location: Mariott Capitol District

Feb. 1 (4 p.m.)
20th Annual African-American History Challenge
Benefitting; 100 Black Men of Omaha
Location: North High

Feb. 1 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Ultra Chic Boutique and The Dress Flip
Benefiting: The Alzheimer’s Association
Location: A View on State

Feb. 5 (6-9 p.m.)
TOYO! 2020
Benefitting: Omaha Jaycees
Location: Scott Conference Center

Feb. 6 (5:30-9 p.m.)
Smile Celebration Dinner
Benefitting: Nebraska Mission of Mercy
Location: Shadow Ridge Country Club

Feb. 6 (5-9 p.m.)
Glow 2020
Benefiting: Essential Pregnancy Services
Location: Embassy Suites La Vista

Feb. 7 (5:30-10:30 p.m.)
MarianFEST 2020: Mahalo Marian
Benefiting: Omaha Marian High School
Location: Omaha Marriott Downtown

Feb. 8 (6:30-10 p.m.)
Rockin’ Rosie
Benefitting: The Rose Theatre
Location: Omaha Mariott Capitol

Feb. 8 (6:30-10 p.m.)
Wings of Hope Winter Fundraiser
Benefiting: Wings of Hope
Location: Mid-America Center

Feb. 8 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Omaha Polar Plunge
Benefiting: Special Olympics Nebraska
Location: Zorinsky Lake Park

Feb. 9 (5-10 p.m.)
Mom Prom
Benefitting: Creighton Prep
Location: CHI Health Center

Feb. 13 (5-8 p.m.)
Sports Night 2020
Benefitting: Nebraska Greats Foundation
Location: Embassy Suites-La Vista

Feb. 13
Girls Nite Out
Benefitting: Girls Inc.
Location: Hilton Omaha

three women at Girls Nite Out

Feb. 14 (6-11 p.m.)
Swing Under the Wings
Benefiting: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum
Location: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

couple dancing, Swing Under the Wings

Feb. 15 (6-9:30 p.m.)
Curly Tails & Cocktails
Benefitting: Pug Partners of Nebraska
Location: Arbor Hall
@pugpartners on Facebook

Feb. 15 (7 a.m.)
Trek Up the Tower
Benefiting: WELLCOM
Location: First National Bank Tower

Feb. 15 (10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Heart Bombing
Benefiting: Restoration Exchange Omaha
Location: TBA

Group outside at Heart Bombing event

Feb. 22 (6 p.m.)
23rd Annual JDRF Promise Gala
Benefiting: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Location: CHI Health Center Omaha

Feb. 23 (1-5 p.m.)
Art & Soup
Benefiting: Visiting Nurse Association
Location:Embassy Suites La Vista

Feb. 27
Bags and Swag
Benefitting: Sarpy County Housing
Location: Beardmore Event Center

Feb. 29 (4:30 p.m.)
Benefiting: Mercy High School
Location: Omaha Marriott Downtown

Feb. 29 (6-9 p.m.)
Carnival of Love Gala
Benefiting: Heartland Family Service
Location: Embassy Suites La Vista

Feb. 29 (7-11:30 p.m.)
Omaha Mom Prom
Benefitting: Nebraska Red Dawgs
Location: Soirée Room

This calendar was printed in the January/February 2020 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Please note, the featured event, The Carnival of Love Gala, benefits Heartland Family Services. The print version incorrectly states that it benefits Lutheran Family Services.