Social Events in Omaha, Nebraska This Week

Let’s explore social events in Omaha, NE happening this week. Local events are a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Look through this page and consider going out and socializing during one of these social events.

Social events are great and offer a world of possibilities. You can make new friends, learn new skills, see things from different perspectives and it’s fantastic for your mental health. And never before has companionship and being able to spend time with others been as important as it is today.

You probably remember being a kid and going up to another person your age and saying, “Do you want to be friends?” and that was pretty much that. Friend made. Alas, it’s not quite as simple now that we’re grown up, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult or as awkward as we think. There are thousands of people out there who would love to meet up with others, finding them just takes a bit of help and that’s what we’re here for.

On this page, we hope you’ll find some interesting events in Omaha where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Omaha

May Meetup

May Meetup

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Panera Bread

Casual chat to learn about Bitcoin from each other(…)

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Meet and Greet and Travel Book Exchange

Meet and Greet and Travel Book Exchange

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Smokin’ Oak Pizza

Icebreakers and travel. talk as we get to know fellow enthusiasts. Bring a guide or travel book to swap if you have one.(…)

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Dinner at Brazenhead

Dinner at Brazenhead

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Brazen Head Irish Pub

We will be in Party Room which is located to the right as one comes in the restaurant and please keep RSVP.(…)

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Little Italy Walking Tour

Little Italy Walking Tour

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: The Arch

Take a walk to Little Italy, home to the Santa Lucia Festival and Orsi’s Italian Bakery. On Thursday, May 16, we will leave from the 11th St. Promenade Arch at the Gene Leahy Mall at 5:30 p.m. to walk up 10th St. to visit Italian and Sicilian historical sites. Stops include Mr. Toad’s Pub, Sons of Italy Hall, St. Francis Cabrini Church, Bella Vita and Santa Lucia Hall. After seeing the Stile de Fa(…)

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So You Have a Data Maturity Assessment – Now What?

So You Have a Data Maturity Assessment – Now What?

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: 5015 S 118th St

A preview of a presentation for the 2024 DGIQ West Conference in San Diego, hear about a case study from Farm Credit Services of America explaining how to put your Data Management Maturity results to action, and lessons learned along the way.

Please join us for networking from 4:30-5:00, presentation and discussion will be from 5:00-6:00. Thank you to Farm Credit Services of America for hosting!(…)

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Lunch at Jones Bros Cupcakes!

Lunch at Jones Bros Cupcakes!

◦ When: Tuesday, May 14th

◦ Where: Jones Bros Cupcakes

They have a separate plant-based menu! (Bean Burrito pictured above.) We can also order avocado toast from their breakfast menu.

Their website: https://jonesbroscupcakes.square.site/s/order?location=11ea5beaa1aa1699a2130cc47a2ae378#4

(No need to RSVP if you ca

Omaha Forks Over Knives is a lively group celebrating the health benefits of a whole-foods, plant-based, no-oil diet. Each of us is in a(…)

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Omaha Dachshund Club May Meet-up

Omaha Dachshund Club May Meet-up

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Hanscom Park

**Omaha Dachshund Club May Meet-up**

* Sat, May 18
* 10:00 am-11:30 am
* Hanscom Dog Park, 32nd and Center, Omaha, Ne

Bring those wieners out to play for the Omaha Dachshund Club May Meet-up!
More info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509843319564912(…)

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Safari Cigar Meetup 3pm-5pm May 17th

Safari Cigar Meetup 3pm-5pm May 17th

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: Safari Cigars and Lounge

This will be our fifth event. We have been growing every month. There are memberships available. Nonmembers are welcome to join our event and pay $25 upon arrival or become a member before for $20 a month.

Check out this amazing venue.

https://safaricigarsandlounge.com/(…)

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West Omaha Women Over 50

West Omaha Women Over 50

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: Lamars Donuts/Coffee

If you are over 50, retired, and want to meet new friends, please join us.

Our interests are varied which might be gardening, cooking, art, museums, bird watching, ceramics, quilting, trying new restaurants, wine tasting, and many more!

If you’re interested in meeting new friends, let’s get together for informal coffee and chat.

Looking forward
Tara(…)

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Veterans in Business Forum Monthly Meeting

Veterans in Business Forum Monthly Meeting

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: UNO

Monthly meeting with guest speakers on veterans and business topics.

Visit https://veteransinbusinessforum.org and the events page on https://omahanebraska.com for a list of speakders and topics for each meeting.

The mission of the Veterans in Business Forum, (VIBF) is to provide business support, education and advocacy to help veterans succeed in business and increase community awareness of vet(…)

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Law of Attraction Meeting

Law of Attraction Meeting

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: W Clarke Swanson Library

Welcome to Law of Attraction! Whereby we learn how to manifest our desires so that we’re living the joyous and fulfilling life we deserve. We come to understand how our relationships, health issues, finances, career concerns and more are influenced by the Universal laws that govern our time-space-reality. We discover powerful processes that will help us go with the positive flow of life.
This meet(…)

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Let’s Play Pitch (Card Game)

Let's Play Pitch (Card Game)

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: Russell’s Place (Rambleridge)

This event is for people who know (or want to learn) how to play 10-point pitch. It’s a card game that can be played in groups of four, five and/or six people.

If you DO NOT know how to play, please arrive on time, so we can teach you how. Eventually we will reach a point in the night when shit gets real, the training wheels come off and you’re on your own.

If we have enough people, we can get t(…)

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Omaha Azure User Group Meeting – May’2024

Omaha Azure User Group Meeting - May'2024

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

Our meeting for May’2024 will take place on **Wednesday, May 15th**, starting at **6 PM Central Time**. It will be an in-person meeting. The meeting will be hosted at [18881 W Dodge Rd, Suite 280W, Elkhorn, NE – 68022](https://goo.gl/maps/m7EbgiTiGGT5FTA69)
Our sponsor will provide food and drinks 15-20 minutes before the start of the meeting.

Topic: **Latest and Greatest in Azure Gen AI Stack**
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Free ADHD Adults and Young Adults Support Group Coaching Meetups

Free ADHD Adults and Young Adults Support Group Coaching Meetups

◦ When: Thursday, May 16th

◦ Where: 1401 Jones St

***Join our FREE Weekly ADHD Adult’s Group Support Coaching Meetups!***
Step into a safe, non-judgmental, nurturing space where you can freely express yourself and connect with other ADHDers who truly understand your experiences and challenges.
In this support group coaching session, participants engage in discussions, share experiences, and learn practical techniques to enhance organization, time(…)

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The Call to Adventure: Choosing the Path of the Mature Masculine

The Call to Adventure: Choosing the Path of the Mature Masculine

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: undefined

To register, please use [The ManKind Project’s Open Men’s Group Registration form](https://mkpconnect.org/civicrm/event/register?reset=1&id=54618).

This is an introduction to men’s work as practiced by The ManKind Project (MKP). A description from MKP USA: [https://mkpusa.org/mens-group/](https://mkpusa.org/mens-group/).

Because safety and confidentiality are so important in this work, please us(…)

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Poker at Beach House

Poker at Beach House

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: undefined

Attention Poker Players: FREE TO PLAY – World Tavern Poker players compete for over $100,000 a year in cash and prizes, including a $10,000 Major Event seat and more.
**Two games every Tuesday, 7 and 9 pm** \- play one or both\!

New players receive 5000 bonus chips!

Sign up today at [https://worldtavernpoker.com/registration](https://worldtavernpoker.com/registration?fbclid=IwAR3uXkFYJ1F4XL79u4z(…)

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5e D&D at Aaron’s

5e D&D at Aaron's

◦ When: Saturday, May 18th

◦ Where: 601 N 25th St

5e D&D . Private game at my house. Message me for details(…)

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ONENESS OMAHA MEDITATION CALL

ONENESS OMAHA MEDITATION CALL

◦ When: Wednesday, May 15th

◦ Where: undefined

ZOOM EVENT
https://zoom.us/j/3042493337
**1st, 3rd, 4th Tuesday on Zoom**

**2nd Tuesday of the month In House- Call for info 402-689-0218**

Led By Local Oneness Meditator
Greetings everyone.
You are invited to attend our meditation evening.
Join us to:
\*\*Quiet your mind.
\*\*Open Your Heart.
\*\*Increase awareness.

We are a diverse group of people from many belief systems and we share the com(…)

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Soul Collage Experience

Soul Collage Experience

◦ When: Friday, May 17th

◦ Where: Soul Creates Art Studio

To start off the new year we are going to make containers for our SoulCollage cards. So, on January 19th I will have a box for each of you to decorate however you like. The ladies at The Soul Creates Art have graciously allowing us to use the supplies at the studio to do so! This box will hold all your cards, like a mobile shrine of sorts. In addition to the container, I will have a journal for yo(…)

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Advanced Toastmasters of Omaha

Advanced Toastmasters of Omaha

◦ When: Monday, May 13th

◦ Where: New York Life Insurance Company

Come learn and grow!(…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

You can make more friends at one party by showing interest in them than in a month by trying to meet people online. Meeting new people and making genuine connections in local events can be fun and easy if you go with the right mindset.

When it comes to meeting new people, nothing beats showing up in the real world. But none of the tips will work if you are not coming from the right place. Keep an open mind when attending social events. Reframe strangers as potential friends, it will make it much easier to approach conversations and fully engage in them.

When choosing an event, keep an eye on interesting themes, something you can relate to. Meeting new people in the context of mutual interest increases your chances of being friends.

Research events with the types of people you want to meet. They could be people in your age group, your field of work, or a specific neighborhood. Do not be too strict though, loosen up a little bit from your expectations.

Go where people are intentionally looking to make friends such as networking events where it feels normal and expected to walk up and introduce yourself.

In this digital era, apps and websites are the most convenient solutions for finding out about local events. If you are not sure where to look for events happening in Omaha, you can try out Omaha.com, Visitomaha.com, or Omahamagazine.com.

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