Community Support Circle

Going through a rough time? Feeling like no one could possibly understand what you’re going through? You might be surprised by the warmth and kindness of others just like you!

The Common Root Community Support Circle was created to give folks a place to talk about what’s troubling them in safe environment where they will be listened to and supported on their journeys.

Our next circle will be held Sunday, July 30th from 5-6:30 PM at Common Root.

Circles will be facilitated by a few Common Root folks and others are welcome to jump in with topics for discussion, ice-breakers, and encouragement. We’ll ask that any information shared within the Circle does not leave it and that everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

We’d love to see you there.

Free Saturday – July

Free Saturday – a free culture celebration of the community!

July’s Free Saturday event will be held on July 22nd at Peter Pan Park (33rd and X Streets) from 2-3:30 pm. Signs will be posted to direct you.

Bring items to give away and find great items from others to claim as your own. Please take any of your unclaimed items with you when you leave the event. (FYI – there’s no need to bring items in order to take items from others! Take what you need.)

Everything is free! We’re inspiring free culture and strong community relations. Come by and engage!

We’re excited to announce that FlyDogz will be providing FREE hot dogs at this Free Saturday event.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Upcoming Free Saturday events will be held at Peter Pan Park from 2-3:30 PM on the following dates:
August 19
September 23

NoKXL Postcard Party

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Join us on Saturday, July 22 from 10 AM – Noon for the NoKXL Postcard Party at Common Root.

The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) will be focusing on its review of TransCanada’s permit application for the Keystone XL pipeline (KXL) Aug. 7-11 in Lincoln. During our party we will be composing handwritten #NoKXL postcards to mail to PSC Commissioners.

Common Root will provide blank postcards, pens, colored pencils & markers, as well as the address of your Public Service Commissioner(s).

Postcard stamps (34¢) will be available for purchase at the event, if you don’t already have your own.
Please bring exact change if possible.

–There will be COFFEE
–There will be COMMUNITY
–There will be COFFEECAKE – if YOU bring it! =)

Host your own #NoKXL party! Here’s how →http://boldnebraska.org/nokxlparty/

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Common Root is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing a welcoming, supportive community space with resources for the purpose of mutual inspiration, education and connection.

Outlinc’s Pride in the Park

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Come visit the Common Root booth’s booth for a chance to win a FREE button at Outlinc’s Pride in the Park!

This is a free, family-friendly pride event happening in Trago Park (22nd & U) from 10 AM – Noon on Saturday, July 8.

We’ll have activities and games for the whole family to celebrate LGBTQA+ Pride.

Movie Night

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Join us for a screening of “Cannery Row” on Saturday, July 1 at 8 PM. Bring yourself, bring your friends, bring some snacks, we’ll provide the popcorn.

The story is about the skid row citizens of Monterey, California, set during World War II. As declining fish stocks are shutting down a previously rich fishery and the dependent canning industry, bums and hookers lead colorful and adventurous lives in a balmy seaside setting.

Doc (Nick Nolte), a self-employed marine biologist, lives in a dockside warehouse and researches octopuses. Suzy DeSoto (Debra Winger), a girl from the local bordello, is working there only out of necessity.

A collection of linked vignettes describes life on Cannery Row. It is depicted as an impoverished area inhabited by a motley band of people who have experienced failures but somehow have found their niche and a community of strangely kindred souls.
(-taken whole from Wikipedia)

Skillshare: Five Wishes Workshop

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Five Wishes is an short pamphlet you can use to express your desires about end of life decisions ahead of time. Everyone attending will receive a complimentary copy for their own use. We will go over each section and discuss issues and experiences within the group.

We’ll gather at Common Root on Sunday, June 25 at 4 PM.

From the Five Wishes website:
“Five Wishes meets the legal requirements for an advance directive in ​Nebraska. Just like in ​most other states, you can use Five Wishes in Nebraska to express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself, using a document that is easy to understand. All you need to do is check a box, circle a direction, or write a few sentences.

Once it is signed and witnessed, your Five Wishes is a legal document.”

Free Saturday – June

Free Saturdays – a celebration of the community held every month!

June’s Free Saturday event will be held at Peter Pan Park (33rd and X Streets) from 2-3:30 pm on Saturday, June 24. Signs will be posted to direct you.

Bring items to give away and find great items from others to claim as your own. Please take any of your unclaimed items with you when you leave the event. (FYI – there’s no need to bring items in order to take items from others! Take what you need.)

Everything is free! We’re inspiring free culture and strong community relations. Come by and engage!

We’re excited to announce that FlyDogz will be providing FREE hot dogs at this Free Saturday event.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR – our next Free Saturday will be held on July 22 at Peter Pan Park from 2-3:30 PM.

Community Support Circle

Going through a rough time? Feeling like no one could possibly understand what you’re going through? You might be surprised by the warmth and kindness of others just like you! Our next support circle is Sunday, June 18 from 6-8 PM.

The Common Root Community Support Circle was created to give folks a place to talk about what’s troubling them in safe environment where they will be listened to and supported on their journeys.

Circles will be facilitated by a few Common Root folks and others are welcome to jump in with topics for discussion, ice-breakers, and encouragement. We’ll ask that any information shared within the Circle does not leave it and that everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

We’d love to see you there.