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Irish or not, these events are for you

Written by Katie Fourney    on February 21, 2020    in
Find your favorite green shirt and save the date. These Shamrock-themed events are pure gold.

Shamrock Shuffle

The 712 Initiative and TS Bank present the 7th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K run/walk on Saturday, March 14. The run will take place in historic downtown Council Bluffs starting and ending on the 100 Block of West Broadway. Festive attire is encouraged for this 5K. Get your ticket now.

A street party on the 100 Block will follow the run. Complete with live music, an outdoor beer garden, a photo booth and more!
Volunteers are needed to make this event a shamrockin’ good time.
  • Pre-event volunteers: Times are flexible, with a 2 hour commitment
    • Build balloon arches
    • Stage event supplies at The 712 Initiative office
    • Move event supplies to 100 Block
    • Chalk paint the 5K route
Sign up to be a pre-Shamrock Shuffle volunteer.
  • March 14th volunteers
    • Race Set Up - 7am - 9am
    • Race Day Registration - 8am - 9:30am
    • Beverage Backpack Operators - 8:30am - 12pm
    • 712 Table Support - 8:30am - 12pm
    • Race Tear Down - 12:30pm - 2pm
Sign up to volunteer at Shamrock Shuffle.

Catholic Charities Omaha’s Irish Fest 2020

Be Irish for one night with Catholic Charities Omaha by joining them for their Annual Irish Fest on Saturday, March 14! This event benefits their numerous programs and services provided to 80,000 people every year. Get your tickets.

Can’t get enough of St. Patrick’s Day?

Save the date to celebrate the halfway point to the luckiest day at Project Harmony’s Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Friday, September 18, 2020.

photo credit: The 712 Initiative