OPEN FORUM: University of Nebraska at Omaha history professor Fred Nielsen will speak at 9:10 a.m. Sunday at First Central Congregational Church, 36th and Harney Streets, about the long history of the institution of marriage and its multitude of forms. For more information, call 403-345-1533.
ITALIAN DINNER: On Feb. 9, the Junior High Youth Group at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 11204 S. 204th St. in Gretna, will have its annual Italian dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
GUARDIAN ANGEL FUNDRAISER: St. Gerald Catholic Church in Ralston will hold its annual dinner and action on Feb. 9 at the Father Foster Parish Center, 78th and Lakeview Streets. Some of the items being auctioned include autographed and framed limited-edition Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger stamps, a Jack Nicklaus autographed pin flag and a hog roast from Van Fleets Meat. A Mass will begin at 5 p.m. before the auction.
GARAGE SALE BENEFIT: There will be an “indoor garage sale” at First United Methodist Church basement in Louisville, Neb., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 9. Proceeds will benefit the youth mission trip.
COOK-OFF: Plattsmouth’s First United Methodist Church, 702 Main St., will host a Chili Cook-Off from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 10. To enter chili or get more information, call Mike Buchman at 402-298-8434.
Compiled by Amanda Mischke