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February 28, 2018
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Brenda Ealey, Librarian, 402-441-8562

Library's Savor the Color of Life Program Continues This Weekend

Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) and the Lied Center for Performing Arts continue their Savor the Color of Life adult reading program with two special events this weekend. The program highlights African American history, literature, and art as a lead up to the musical "The Color Purple" at the Lied Center April 11 through 15.

Downtown Scavenger Hunt, 10:30 a.m., Saturday March 3, Bennett Martin Library 136 S. 14th Street - Stop by the library to receive the purple ticket that starts the scavenger hunt sponsored by the Downtown Lincoln Association (DLA). This week-long event runs until 6 p.m. Sunday, March 11. The first 100 people completing the scavenger hunt receive a $10 certificate from the DLA and a chance to win tickets to the musical "The Color Purple," courtesy of Sprint.

Concert by Annette Murrell, 5 p.m., Sunday March 4, First Baptist Church, 1340 "K" Street - Enjoy a free musical performance by Murrell, Lincoln's Queen of Jazz and Blues. Murrell (Dr Diva) is an African-American woman who has spent the majority of her life in Lincoln as a singer, actress, and writer. Those attending the concert will have a chance to win tickets to "The Color Purple," courtesy of Sprint.

For more information on the Savor the Color of Life program and LCL, visit For ticket information for "The Color Purple," visit Visit for information about Annette Murrell.

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