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Sharpie: Nebraska’s Queen of the Air
April 2 @ 2:00 pm
The Betty Strong Encounter Center will present “Sharpie: Nebraska’s Queen of the Air” with author Diane Bartels at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 2. Admission will be free; a reception will follow.
In her illustrated program, Bartels will explore the extraordinary life of aviatrix Evelyn Sharp who became a hero during World War II.
Nicknamed “Sharpie,” the Ord, Neb., resident learned to fly at 16, earned her commercial pilot’s license at 18 and purchased her first airplane while still a teen-ager. She instructed more than 350 male pilots.
- April 2 @ 2:00 pm
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