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September 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019
2:00 pm3:30 pm
1247 S 11th St.
Handbuilding Class

Every Sunday August 11th - September 1st. The course will begin with anatomy theory by focusing on its levels of structure and finishes with each student creating a representation of the human figure. In the practical part of the course, students will learn how to sculpt the human body in various postures and how to incorporate movement. The course covers proportions, critical points of reference, skeleton mechanisms, and how the muscles of the body influence the form and mechanical function. At the end of the course, the student will increase their sensitivity to diverse materials, aesthetic design, and further develop the imaginative use of the human figure.

FREE - all materials provided

Sunday, September 1, 2019
3:30 pm5:00 pm
1247 S 11th St.
Clase de Escultura

Every Sunday August 11 - September 1st. The course will begin with anatomy theory by focusing on its levels of structure and finishes with each student creating a representation of the human figure. In the practical part of the course, students will learn how to sculpt the human body in various postures and how to incorporate movement. The course covers proportions, critical points of reference, skeleton mechanisms, and how the muscles of the body influence the form and mechanical function. At the end of the course, the student will increase their sensitivity to diverse materials, aesthetic design, and further develop the imaginative use of the human figure.

Movie Night with Conservation Nebraska and Pepe's Bistro

Join us on July 2nd at 6:30 pm at the South of Downtown Community Development Organization (1247 S 11th St, Lincoln, NE 68502) for a screening of the film More Than Honey. This visually stunning documentary takes an in-depth look at why bees are disappearing across the world and what it may mean for our future and for the planet.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Every First Thursday at 7:30 pm!
1247 S 11th St.
Renter's Together Monthly Meeting

Join us at our monthly meeting to learn about housing justice issues and plan out advocacy for affordable housing and tenants' rights!

Saturday, September 7, 2019
11:00 am4:00 pm
Lincoln, NE
Lincoln Bike Art Toor

South of Downtown and Tugboat Gallery are looking for artists for the 4th annual LBAT. We were so grateful to be included in the planning and organizing of this years Lincoln Bike Art Tour Tugboat Gallery and Darger HQ four years ago to encourage folks to hop on their bikes (or drive, we won't judge) to experience the working studios of local artists. This year LBAT will be taking place in the South Salt Creek Neighborhood, Everett Neighborhood, Near South Neighborhood, downtown, the Haymarket and UNL city campus. If you are an artist working in this area we would love to show off your studio and offer you the opportunity to sell and show your work to the community. The event will take place on September 7 from 11 - 4 pm. The deadline to apply is August 10 at 11:59 pm. To apply follow the link: https://forms.gle/SHvt6nD2F6b1ykn4A

Monday, September 9, 2019
7:00 pm8:30 pm
2000 D St., Lincoln, NE
Near South Neighborhood Association Regular Meeting

Regular Near South Neighborhood Association board meeting

Every Second Friday at 6:00pm!
1247 S 11th St.
Art on the Block!

The South of Downtown is collaborating with Southeast Community College, JazzTime Smooth Radio, and Pepe’s Bistro to bring live music, fresh food, and art to the Everett neighborhood every second Friday of the month! Pepe's going to be serving up the meanest vegan and vegetarian food in the city all night long with a side of fresh music and art. Community Crops also has plant sales and various events on Second Friday!

Monday, September 16, 2019
6:30 pm7:30 pm
F Street Recreation Center, Lincoln, NE
Everett Neighborhood Association Regular Meeting

Regular Everett Neighborhood Association board meeting

Sunday, September 22, 2019
1:00 pm4:30 pm
South Salt Creek/Cooper Park Neighborhood
Streets Alive

Streets Alive! is a FREE outdoor event that celebrates active living, wellness, and healthy eating in a festival full of entertainment, join-in sports and fitness demonstrations, art, music, farmers markets, and kids activities over a 2 mile traffic-free route.
Street Alive! will be part of an active week in Lincoln starting off with the LPD Catch a Cop Kids Fun Run on Sept. 21 in Mahoney Park. South central Lincoln will come together to celebrate Streets Alive! on Sept. 22 in the South Salt Creek and South Downtown area, the Lincoln Calling Music Fest from Sept. 18-22, and the Lincoln Arts Festival from Sept. 21-22 both in the downtown area. Look for a great mix of fitness, music and art!

Thursday, September 26, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm
1123 C St, Lincoln, NE, 68502
Block Party!

South of Downtown is bringing a block party to the Everett Elementary School parking lot on September 26th from 6 - 8 pm. There will be live music tba, food provided Juju's Cajun and Creole Cuisine, generously donated mini Runzas, activities and more! Thank to LPS and the CLC for helping make this possible.

Our Impact This Year

  • People

    15,000

  • Neighborhoods

    2

  • Mission

    1

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