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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Popular this Week:
- Easter Egg Hunts and Activities
- 2015 Summer Camp Guide
- Omaha Area Consignment Sales and Kids Resale Stores
- Save up to an extra 30% on Groupon Local Deals – ends 3/26!
- Fish Fries & Pasta Dinners (with Map) – Last Week for many!
- Save 50% off Lil Chasers Membership when you sign up for the ParentSavvy newsletter – only $10/membership with discount! (Includes FREE ticket to all Tuesday and Sunday Storm Chaser Home Games and Free Access to Centris Family Fun Zone, plus more! Promotion ends March 31st.)
Top Picks this Weekend:
The Reluctant Dragon at The Rose Theater – 3/20-4/4
- Right now on Groupon, you can get tickets for $9! (affiliate link)
- This fairy tale adventure is about a young boy and a larger-than-life dragon, that is part costume contraption and part puppet, creating an enchanting show filled with magical effects, colorful costumes and a valuable moral lesson about overcoming prejudice. This season has been amazing at The Rose Theater!
Steamboat Bertrand 150th Anniversary Commemoration at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge – 3/28-3/29, FREE
- This weekend, entrance fees will be waived and you can enjoy a variety of activities with many geared towards families for the 150th anniversary of the sinking of the Steamboat Bertrand.
Wildlife Safari Park Opens for the Season – 3/28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- 2015 Wildlife Safari Park opens for the season starting Saturday, March 28 (weather permitting)!
Nutrition Month Event at the Omaha Children’s Museum – 3/28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Learn about where your food is produced from farmers and specialty cooks from around the Omaha area. Enjoy yummy samples that are nutritious, too. Included with regular museum admission.
Hollywood Boot Camp at The Durham Museum – 3/28, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- Walk the red carpet, star in your own movie, pose for pictures next to a limousine and learn tips in costuming, hair and make-up design from local experts from Iowa Western Community College, The Rose Theater and The Durham Museum.
Sophia the First Party with Kidz Cook with Joy – 3/28, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Registration req’d
- Cupcake decorating, amulet making, and a special princess visit. Cost $20, Sibling $10.
FREE Produce from King of Kings – 3/28, 1-3 p.m.
- King of Kings Church is handing out FREE Produce at local parks throughout the Omaha area on Saturday, March 28 from 1-3 p.m.! Visit http://www.easteromaha.com/ for more information and a map of locations!
Where Books and Art Meet at South Omaha Library – Saturdays, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., FREE with Registration
- Explore your creative side each week with art projects based on books and illustrations. Classes are taught by professional artists and art teachers in partnership with Arts For All. For children ages 8-12, registration required.
Family Skate at Motto McLean Ice Arena – 3/29, 4:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- $10 for family of 4 ($3 for additional person)
- Price includes: admission, skate rentals, and drink. (Inside Hitchcock Park- 45th & Q).
Mark Your Calendars:
Nebraska Science Festival – 4/10-4/18
- Many exciting events for all ages with FREE or discounted admission! Highlights include events at Lauritzen Gardens, Fontenelle Forest, Star Party outside of the Strategic Air & Space Museum, Little Scientists Expo at the Omaha Children’s Museum, Public Expo at The Durham Museum, Star Party at DC West High School, plus much more!
- Some events require NE SciFest ticket (free to download) or advance registration.
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We do our best to share current information in Family Fun in Omaha, but event details may change. It is always a good idea to verify the information before visiting.
Have a wonderful fun-filled weekend!