Sat, August 13
StoryWalk at Peterson Park
Mon Aug 1 — Wed Aug 31
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Children's Library Activities
Read a picture book as you stroll around Peterson Park! Enjoy the story any time July 5-31. Let us know you participated by completing the two-question online survey at the end. The StoryWalk® Pr…
Toy Upcycling Drive
Mon Aug 1 — Wed Aug 31
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All-Ages Library Activities
Drop off cleaned stuffed animals, dolls, action figures, etc., with which you are ready to part to either library. Donations will be used in future teen programming. Thank you!
Teen Takeout: Stationary Sampler
Fri Aug 12
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Teen Library Activities
Check the teen area for kits to make a craft at home. The Stationary Samplers include crafts to personalize paper, notebooks, etc. While supplies last.
Guess the Snack
Fri Aug 12
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Teen Library Activities
Shake the jar at the Main Library and put in your guess for the number of Swedish Fish. The closest guesser will receive the jar!
5D Diamond Art Kits
Fri Aug 12
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Adult Library Activities
Summer is coming to an end, so get some R&R time with 5D Diamond art! Stop by the Main Library during open hours to pick up a 5D Diamond Art kit, complete with instructions and supplies. We have a l…
Crafternoon: Back to School Bubble Tea
Mon Aug 15 @ 4:00pm
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Teen Library Activities
Drop in during the hour for the craft- or activity-of-the-week. How about cooling off with some Bubble Tea to get you through the rest of the school week?
Family Storytime
Tue Aug 16 @ 6:15pm
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Children's Library Activities
Tuesday Family Storytime will continue to be at the Children’s Library, under the shade outside when weather permits. No registration required. A library card is not needed in order to participate.
Gretna City Council Meeting
Tue Aug 16 @ 6:30pm
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Open Meeting
Meetings 6:30 p.m. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month City Hall City Council meetings are a time for the governing body to vote on ordinances and resolutions and approve all other business of the ci…
BiblioBop
Wed Aug 17 @ 10:30am
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Children's Library Activities
Don’t miss this storytime with lots of dancing and moving! BiblioBop will take place at Peterson Park on Wednesdays at 10:30am. Join us on the shady grass, no registration required. Bring a chair or …
Family Storytime
Thu Aug 18 @ 10:30am
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Children's Library Activities
Thursday's Family Storytime will be at the Children’s Library at 10:30. No registration required! A library card is not needed in order to participate.
Fresh Hope Support Group
Thu Aug 18 @ 1:00pm
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Fitness & Health
Fresh Hope is a support group for those who have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder and for those who love and support someone with a disorder. The group meets at 1:00pm on the first and th…
High School Book Club
Thu Aug 18 @ 5:00pm
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Teen Library Activities
Join other readers to chat about great books. Free copies of the books will be provided to the first 10 registrants. Registration required, click here to sign up. August: Yolk by Mary H. K. Choi Se…
Medicare Educational Seminar
Thu Aug 18 @ 6:00pm
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Adult Library Activities
Chris from Aksarben Shield will be at the Gretna United Methodist Church (11457 S. 204th St) to talk about what Medicare is, how it works, and how it could work for you. He will also answer any quest…
Gretna Optimists Club Meeting
Thu Aug 18 @ 7:00am
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Volunteer Opportunity
The mission of this club shall be to develop Optimism as a philosophy of life; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism…
Veterans Coffee Hour
Fri Aug 19 @ 9:00am
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Dining
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Are you a Veteran? Do you enjoy coffee? Well, then you should definitely visit the HETRA Campus tomorrow for our next Veteran Coffee Hour! Come share stories, memories, current veteran community ne…
Food Truck Friday
Fri Aug 19 @ 11:00am
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Dining
Food Truck Friday at our Gretna Branch is back for the 2022 season! Mark your calendar for the below dates. F&M Bank will be matching 100% of the sales and donating it to the Gretna Neighbors Food Pan…
HETRA Veterans Experience
Fri Aug 19 @ 1:00pm
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Fitness & Health
Veterans Experience Veterans, Active Military, Spouses, Significant Others, Caregivers, and Immediate Family (Children age 5 and up), are invited to HETRA’s Monthly Equine Experience Events. Partic…
HETRA Veterans Project Team
Sat Aug 20 @ 9:00am
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Volunteer Opportunity
Are you handy or like working on improvement projects? Well, put your skills to work for a great cause. Veterans Project Team - A group of Veterans meeting to enjoy a time of fellowship as well as put…
Backyard Farmer Event at Vala's
Mon Aug 22 @ 5:45pm
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Entertainment
"‘Backyard Farmer’ Visits Vala’s Pumpkin Patch Aug. 22... “Backyard Farmer” – a perennial favorite on Nebraska Public Media celebrating its 70th season – is going on the road to record a special progr…
Library Board Meeting
Mon Aug 22 @ 6:30pm
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Adult Library Activities
The Library Board serves as the governing body that oversees the creation of policies and functionality of the Library. The Board acts as a sort of “checks and balances” system for the Library, and mu…
Gretna Board of Education Meeting
Mon Aug 22 @ 7:00pm
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Open Meeting
Gretna Public Schools Board of Education The Board of Education is elected by the voters that live within the boundaries of the Gretna Public School District. Members are elected at large to four year…
Crafternoon: Duct Tape Crafts
Mon Aug 22 @ 4:00pm
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Teen Library Activities
Drop in during the hour for the craft- or activity-of-the-week. Duct Tape bookmarks, wallets, and more!
Family Storytime
Tue Aug 23 @ 6:15pm
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Children's Library Activities
Tuesday Family Storytime will continue to be at the Children’s Library, under the shade outside when weather permits. No registration required. A library card is not needed in order to participate.
Planning Commission Committee Meeting
Tue Aug 23 @ 6:30pm
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Open Meeting
Meetings 6:30 p.m. 4th Tuesday of the Month City Hall Citizens are invited to give their opinions about any item on the agenda during the meeting if recognized by the chairperson; or to stay and ta…
BiblioBop
Wed Aug 24 @ 10:30am
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Children's Library Activities
Don’t miss this storytime with lots of dancing and moving! BiblioBop will take place at Peterson Park on Wednesdays at 10:30am. Join us on the shady grass, no registration required. Bring a chair or …
Gretna Optimists Club Meeting
Thu Aug 25 @ 7:00am
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Volunteer Opportunity
The mission of this club shall be to develop Optimism as a philosophy of life; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism…
Family Storytime
Thu Aug 25 @ 10:30am
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Children's Library Activities
Thursday's Family Storytime will be at the Children’s Library at 10:30. No registration required! A library card is not needed in order to participate.
Middle School Book Club
Thu Aug 25 @ 5:00pm
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Teen Library Activities
Join other readers to chat about great books. Free copies of the books will be provided to the first 10 registrants. Registration required, click here to sign up. August: The False Prince by Jennifer…
As the Page Turns Book Club
Thu Aug 25 @ 6:00pm
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Adult Library Activities
As the Page Turns Book Club meets the last Thursday of every month from 6pm – 7pm. There are no spots available currently. Books in this book club are provided by the library and must be returned …
Boy Scout Troop 363 Car Wash
Sat Aug 27 @ 10:00am
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Volunteer Opportunity
Is your car dirty from all this summer's fun adventures? No worries! Troop 363 will be having a car wash at the Gretna Baptist Church on Saturday, August 27th from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Free will donati…