EVENTS

- Writer’s Block, a workshop for writers of all levels, noon today at Kearney Public Library at 2020 First Ave. 308-233-3282; www.kearneylib.org. Free admission. The informal writing group features occasional guest leaders. Dessert and beverages provided. For patrons 18 and older.

- A Patriotic Community Sing-Along will be at 10 a.m. July 4 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 2304 Second Ave. Free. To request songs, call Marilyn Musick, church organist, by Tuesday at 308-224-4955.

- Screening of the movie, “Home,” rated PG, 6:30 p.m. July 9 at Kearney Public Library at 2020 First Ave. 308-233-3282; www.kearneylib.org. Free admission.

- Pub Quiz @The Chicken Coop, a trivia contest presented by Kearney Public Library, 8 p.m. July 16 at The Chicken Coop at 2115 Avenue A. Free admission. Play alone or with teams up to six people. Winners will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Chicken Coop. No smartphone, devices or handwritten notes.

- Astronaut Clayton Anderson will talk about his experiences in space, 6:30 p.m. July 17 at Kearney Public Library at 2020 First Ave. 308-233-3282; www.kearneylib.org. Free admission. Call 308-233-3256 to reserve a place. Register online starting June 24. A book signing will follow the event.

CONCERTS

- Sheila Greenland Band performs as part of the Sounds of Summer music series, 7-9 p.m. today at Museum of Nebraska Art at 2401 Central Ave. 308-865-8559; mona.unk.edu. Free admission. Presented by the MONA Guild. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tables and chairs are provided for self-catered picnics. Tables of 10 can be reserved for $200.

- Beki Hemingway and Randy Kerkman perform original music from their latest album, “Whins and Weather,”, 7 p.m. today at Kearney Public Library at 2020 First Ave. 308-233-3282; www.kearneylib.org. Free admission. The duo is based in County Wexford, Ireland.

- Kearney Community Band performs light classical, pops, show tunes and standards, 7:30 p.m. today at Sonotorium at Harmon Park at 3020 Fifth Ave., Kearney. Free admission. Practices are the Tuesday before the performances at the E.R.C. at Yanney Park. Call 308-832-1461 for more information.

- Kearney Community Band performs light classical, pops, show tunes and standards, 7:30 p.m. July 4 at Sonotorium at Harmon Park at 3020 Fifth Ave., Kearney. Free admission. Practices are the Tuesday before the performances at the E.R.C. at Yanney Park. Call 308-832-1461 for more information.

- West Wind performs as part of the Concerts in the Park series, 7 p.m. July 7 at Sonotorium at Harmon Park at 3020 Fifth Ave., Kearney. Free admission. The series is presented by the Kearney Arts Council. For more information visit www.KearneyArts.org

- The Holland’s, a family band with roots in the U.S. and Australia, 2:30 p.m. July 11 at Kearney Public Library at 2020 First Ave. 308-233-3282; www.kearneylib.org. Free admission.

- Kearney Community Band performs light classical, pops, show tunes and standards, 7:30 p.m. July 11 at Sonotorium at Harmon Park at 3020 Fifth Ave., Kearney. Free admission. Practices are the Tuesday before the performances at the E.R.C. at Yanney Park. Call 308-832-1461 for more information.

- Blackberry Winter performs as part of the Concerts in the Park series, 7 p.m. July 14 at Sonotorium at Harmon Park at 3020 Fifth Ave., Kearney. Free admission. The series is presented by the Kearney Arts Council. For more information visit www.KearneyArts.org

THEATER

- “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” a musical presented by Crane River Theater, 7 p.m. today through Wednesday at Cope Amphitheater at Yanney Heritage Park at 2020 W. 11th St. Admission is $5 per person. The musical, featuring the characters created by Charles M. Schutz, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

- “Dr. Devereaux, the Dastardly Doctor,” a melodrama by Billy St. John, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Harlan County Dam Playhouse at 102 Berrigan Road., Republican City. 308-799-3093; wwwharlancountyplayers.webs.com. Tickets are $10.

- “Newsies,” a musical presented by Crane River Theater, 7 p.m. July 25-27; 2 p.m. July 27-28; 7 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3; and 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at Miriam Drake Theatre, Fine Arts Building at 2506 12th Ave., on University of Nebraska at Kearney campus. Tickets are $25-$35 general, $15-$25 students K-12. Call 308-627-5796 or visit www.cranerivertheater.org for tickets and more information.

- “Big Fish,” a musical by Andrew Lippa and John August, 7:30 p.m. July 11-13; 7:30 p.m. July 18-20; 7:30 p.m. July 25-27; and 2 p.m. July 28 at Kearney Community Theatre at 83 Plaza Blvd. 234-1529; www.kearneycommunitytheatre.com. Tickets are $18, $9 for UNK and CCC students with a valid ID at the door. Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace. Presented by Kearney Community Theatre.

EXHIBITS

- The Archway at 3060 E. First St., I-80 exit 272; 308-237-1000; www.archway.org. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $12 adults, $11 seniors, $6 ages 6-12. Prints and photographs from the Museum of Nebraska Art through Aug. 31.

- Classic Car Collection at 3600 E. Highway 30, Suite B. 308-234-1964; www.classiccarcollection.org. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10 general, $8 seniors (60+), $7 students.

- G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture at 2010 University Drive. 308-865-8284; www.unk.edu. Open 1-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

- Museum of Nebraska Art at 2401 Central Ave., Kearney. 865-8559; www.mona.unk.edu. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. “A River Runs Through It,” based Paul A. Johnsgard book, “Crane Music: A Natural History of American Cranes,” through July 21. “MONA: There’s an App for That 2.0,” an exhibit that uses a mobile app to add details to the artwork through July 14. “Nebraska Now: Anne Burton, Printmaking,” exploring historical modes of coded communication through various printmaking processes through July 7. “Junior Curator Show: Underscoring: Line,” an exhibit curatored by high school students through Aug. 11. “Sculpture Garden Series: Les Bruning,” a show of work by the Omaha-based artist, Les Bruning through Oct. 6. “Compelled To Tell: Drawing,” an exploration of sketching as a process for artists through Sept. 22. “Dwayne Wilcox: Contemporary Lakota Ledger Art,” featuring artwork by Dwayne Wilcox based on the traditional practice of drawing on 19th century ledger paper through Sept. 15. “Nebraska Now: Jen Bockelman, Fiber Art,” featuring work by Concordia University art professor Jen Bockelman July 13 through Oct. 6.

- Nebraska Firefighters Museum and Education Center at 2425 E. First St., Kearney. 308-338-3473; www.nebraskafirefightersmuseum.org. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6 general, $4 seniors, $3 ages 6-17.

- Trails & Rails Museum at 710 W. 11th St., Kearney. 308-234-3041. Open 10-6 Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Closed on major holidays. Non-summer hours are 1-5 pm Monday-Friday September through May. Admission is $7 general, $2 ages 5-12.

- 100th Meridian Museum at 206 E. Eighth St., Cozad; 308-784-1100. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

- Chevyland USA Auto and Cycle Museum at 7245 Buffalo Creek Rd., Elm Creek; 308-856-4208. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

- Custer County Historical Society Museum at 445 S. Ninth Ave., Broken Bow. 308-872-2203. Open 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

- Dawson County Museum at 805 N. Taft St., Lexington. 308-324-5340. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

- Harold Warp Pioneer Village at 138 E. Highway 6, Minden. 800-445-4447; www.pioneervillage.org. General admission is $14.25, $7.25 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger. Open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

- Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles at 606 Heartland Rd., Lexington. 308-324-6329; www.heartlandmuseum.com. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

- Minden Opera House Gallery at 322 E. Fifth St., Minden. 308-832-0588; www.mindenoperahouse.com. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

- Nebraska Prairie Museum 1 mile north of Holdrege on U.S. Highway 183; 308-995-5015. Donation. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Group reservations available.

- Shelton Historical Interpretive Center at Highway 30, Shelton. Open 2-4 p.m. Sunday.

- Kearney Area Children’s Museum at 5827 Fourth Ave. 308-698-2228; www.kearneychildrensmusuem.org. Admission is $8, ages 1 and older, $7 adults, $6 seniors. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, until 8 p.m. Thursday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

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