Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {3/20 – 3/23/14}


Family Friendly Events in Omaha | Family Fun in Omaha

Enjoy many family-friendly events this weekend! It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting. [Not the current week? See more Upcoming Events in Omaha here!]

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Top Picks this Weekend:

Hands-on-Habitat – 3/21, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., FREE with registration

  • Check out this fantastic new program with ParentSavvy and Fontenelle Forest! FREE (with registration) for parents and their preschoolers!

Books by the Busload – 3/21 – 3/22, FREE

  • Free Books! Mark your calendars for Books by the Busload, where Metropolitan Community College is giving away 15,000 free, new books March 21-22 at three Omaha locations!

ERTH’s Dinosaur Zoo Live is Coming to Omaha – 3/21 – 3/22

  • Do your children love dinosaurs? There is a new show coming to Omaha just for them! There will be a KIDS ZONE starting one hour before each performance featuring face painting, coloring, a balloon artist and more.

Family Movie Night at Salvation Army Kroc Center – 3/21, 6 p.m., FREE

  • See VeggieTales Big River Rescue!

Nutrition Month Event at the Omaha Children’s Museum – 3/22, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • YUM! This special day will teach kids all about good food: where it comes from, how to prepare it and much more! Enjoy food samples provided by specialty farms around Omaha and more!

Reel Movies for Real Needs at Village Pointe Cinema – 3/22, 10:30 a.m.

  • “Reel Movies for Real Needs” family films are presented with lower sound volume and brighter lighting for special-needs children with autism and other challenges who may not be comfortable at a regular show.
    • Saturday, March 22, 2014:  Muppets Most Wanted

Public Ice Skating at Ralston Arena – 3/22 – 3/23, $5 (includes skate rental)

  • Please enter through the Southeast entrance. Cash only.
    • Saturday, March 22nd, 1-5 p.m.
    • Sunday, March 23rd, 3-5:30 p.m.

Family Skate at Motto McLean Ice Arena – 3/23, 3:30 – 5:45 p.m., $10

  • Cost: $10.00 for family of 4, $3.00 for additional person. Includes: Admission, skate rentals, and drink.

Mark Your Calendars:

Storybook Land at Benson Branch – 3/30, 1-4 p.m.

  • Meet eight life-sized characters including Clifford, Corduroy, Curious George, plus more, at Storybook Land at Benson Branch on Sunday, March 30, 1-4 p.m. Event participants will receive a Storybook Land passport upon arrival. They will receive a stamp for each costume character they visit, and be rewarded with their own book to keep!

Nebraska Science Festival – 4/24 – 4/27

  • Mark your calendars – The NE SciFest is coming April 24-27! Activities are planned for science fans of all ages including rocket launches, printing press tours, hands-on science experiments, an electric car display, ice cream tour, and planetarium shows at 20 participating sites. Several events have FREE or discounted admission with SciFest ticket.

We do our best to ensure the information in Family Fun in Omaha is correct, but event details may change. It is always a good idea to verify the information before visiting.

Have a wonderful fun-filled weekend!

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