A successful community offers its citizens opportunities to come together in a place of fellowship where they can share cultures, interests, and goals while enriching their lives through access to arts, culture, humanities and athletics. First National Bank is proud to support a wide range of events, community celebrations and organizations that provide diverse experiences for our customers, employees and individuals within our communities. Below is a list of upcoming events that we support.
Husker Spring Game Military Salute
As the Official Bank of Husker Nation, First National Bank is showing our appreciation to those who serve and have served our country by giving away nearly 3,000 tickets to the 2017 Red- White Husker Spring Game on Saturday, April 15th at Memorial Stadium. With a valid form of required Military ID*, all veterans and active military who have served in America’s Armed Forces and their families are eligible to receive four (4) tickets to the game at one of the select First National Bank locations listed below on Saturday, February 25 or Saturday, March 11 from 10AM-12PM. A select amount of tickets are available and will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets will only be available at the First National Bank locations listed below.
*Limit one set of four (4) tickets per family, while supplies last, with an accepted form of Military ID. Forms of Military ID accepted include: Active Duty Military, Reserve Military, Retired Military, Military Dependent ID cards; VA Medical ID card, Legion or VFW card; DD214 Form.
*The David City Branch will only give out tickets from 10AM-11AM on the days listed.
*Seating for veterans and active military will be in the East Stadium, level 600. Any youth receiving additional tickets through the Drug Free Pledge plan will NOT be able to be seated in this area.
First Class Kid
Now through April 3, 2017 | Ralston Arena
First National Bank is to Sponsor the Omaha Lancers. Enter your kid/s ages 5-18 for a chance at being the First National Bank First Class Kid! Throughout the season, First National Bank will pick one child to be the First Class Kid at every home Lancers game. The winner will receive 4 tickets to the game, a small gift from the Lancers, and will be featured on the Jumbotron during the game!
HIR by Taylor Mac
Feb 2-26, 2017 | Bluebarn Theatre
Somewhere in the suburbs, Isaac has returned from the wars to help take care of his ailing father, only to discover a household in revolt. The insurgent: his mom. Liberated from an oppressive marriage, with Isaac’s newly out transgender sibling as her ally, she’s on a crusade to dismantle the patriarchy. But in Taylor Mac’s sly, subversive comedy, annihilating the past doesn’t always free you from it.
First Friday Family Nights
Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7 & May 5 | Lincoln Children's Museum
First National Bank is proud to sponsor First Friday Family Night at the Lincoln Children’s Museum. The museum will be open until 7:30 on the first Friday of every month to accommodate working families who don’t have a chance to come during the day. Free parking is available in the University Square Parking garage at 101 N 14th Street (access to garage is off of P street, just before 14th, look for signage the night of the event). Each family night will have a specific theme with lots of fun activities and even costumed characters to keep your kiddos entertained all night.
Omaha Symphony Rocks Series
February 11, 2017 | '70s and '80s Pop and Soul
First National Bank is proud to sponsor the Omaha Symphony Rock Series. Shake your groove thing to the classics of ‘70s & ‘80s pop, soul, R&B, disco, and funk. Grammy winner Matt Catingub & Co. pay tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire, Kool & the Gang, Tower of Power, the Commodores, and many more.
Wild Spaces Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art
Feb 12-May 7 | Joslyn
First National Bank is proud to sponsor Wild Spaces Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art which encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Paul Manship, and John Singer Sargent, as well as pictures by artists who specialized “in the field,” such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. Together, the 64 works in the exhibition illuminate changing ideas about community, environment, national identity, landscape, and wildlife, offering compelling insights into one of our most familiar shared adventures.
Omaha Symphony Rocks Series
March 4, 2017 | A Tribute to Journey
First National Bank is proud to sponsor the Omaha Symphony Rock Series. The ‘80s return with a salute to multi-platinum-selling band Journey. Hear all their hits: “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Wheel in the Sky,” “Faithfully,” “Any Way You Want It,” and more – performed by ReCaptured, the Midwest’s #1 Journey tribute band!
Aaron Diehl presents "Jelly & George" featuring Adam Birnbaum & Cécile McLorin Salvant
March 5, 2017 | Holland Performing Arts Center
First National Bank is proud to sponsor the Omaha Performing Arts' Jazz Series. Timeless classics are elevated by modern masters when Aaron Diehl, pianist Adam Birnbaum and Grammy®-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant revisit and revitalize the works of jazz piano greats George Gershwin and Jelly Roll Morton. Combining lesser-known works with new arrangements, Diehl, Birnbaum and Salvant celebrate the past while tracing a musical lineage that spans a century.
Harold & The Purple Crayon
March 24-April 9, 2017 | The Rose Theater
First National Bank is proud to be a show sponsor of Harold & The Purple Crayon at The Rose Theater. Harold and his colorful crayon have been charming readers for more than half a century and now his precocious purple pictures are coming to life on the stage. In this gentle inspirational musical version of Crockett Johnson's beloved tribute to the powers of young creativity, Harold's scribbles take him on adventures on the earth and into the heavens.
Silent Sky by Lauren Gundersen
March 23-April 15, 2017 | Bluebarn Theatre
The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both, and their dedication changed the way we understand both the heavens and Earth.