City of Lincoln
2019 Media Releases
- July 11, 2019
- Media Contact:
- Annette Murrell, Aging Partners, 402-441-8453
Public Invited to Aging Partners Lincoln History Lunch Series
Aging Partners invites senior citizens and the public to the Lincoln History Lunch Series at Gere Library, 2400 S. 56th St. The presentations are from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and highlight Lincoln's history and evolution. A sack lunch is available for a fee of $4 for age 60 and over, and an $8 fee for those under age 60. Meal reservations must be made on the Monday prior to the program by calling 402-441-7158. The schedule is as follows:
- Wednesday, July 17 - "Lost Restaurants of Lincoln" with Jeff Korbelik, Lincoln Journal Star. Lincoln has a history rich with delicious food and unique stories. Long-time restaurant reviewer Korbelik remembers Lincoln's most memorable eateries and shares his stories.
- Wednesday, August 21 - "Historical Movie Theaters" with Ed Zimmer and Jim McKee. Don't miss this visual tour of Lincoln's many historic theaters by two of Lincoln's favorite historians.
- Wednesday, September 18 - "John Johnson" with Ed Zimmer. John Johnson was a Lincoln native, Lincoln High School graduate and University of Nebraska football player. He also was a talented photographer who provides a unique view of early 20th century Lincoln, especially of Lincoln's African-American community.
The Lincoln History Lunch Series is co-sponsored by Aging Partners and Lincoln City Libraries. For more information on Aging Partners, visit aging.lincoln.ne.gov.