Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {7/30 – 8/2/15}

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  • Celebrate Back to School with many fun events and school supply drives in Omaha!

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Top Picks this Weekend:

Sarpy County Fair – 7/29 – 8/2

  • The fun includes parades, free entertainment, family activities, demolition derby, monster truck show, rodeo events, and more!
  • Kiddie & Grand Parade Saturday:
    • Kiddie Parade – 9:30 a.m. – Main Street
    • Grand Parade – 10:00 a.m. – Main Street

PLAY Exhibit at Kaneko – 5/30 – 8/16, FREE

  • Explore the power of play with a variety of opportunities to engage in meaningful play.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Kindergarten Traffic Training at Westroads Mall – 7/29 – 7/31, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., FREE

  • Children will be formed into small groups. Each group will move through training stages escorted by uniformed police officers and firefighters. Training will last approximately 45 minutes, with new groups starting every 10-15 minutes. Location: Upper Level near Children’s Play Area

Party in the Park – 7/31, 1 – 4 p.m., FREE

  • Free rock wall climbing, bounce house, popcorn, snow cones, and much more at Christie Heights Park (36th & P)

Messy Masterpieces at Fat Brain Toys – 7/31, 6 p.m., FREE

  • Drip paint into a Spin Art machine, use your fingers, and create one-of-a-kind masterpieces.

Family Day at Bellevue Farmer’s Market – 8/1, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., FREE

  • FREE Horse Rides, FREE Bounce House, FREE Hot Dogs, and family-friendly activities. Location: Washington Park-20th & Franklin St.

Stuff the Bus at Shadow Lake – 8/1, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Help First National Bank ‘Stuff the Bus’ with school supplies, and enjoy free activities from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. including a Balloon Artist, Amazing Arthur, and e-Creamery!

FREE Kids Workshops at Home Depot – 8/1, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., FREE

  • Create a chalkboard door hanger! FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12.

Back to School Bash at the Omaha Zoo – 8/1, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Get into the school spirit by hanging out with local mascots while enjoying kid-friendly music from Omaha Street Percussion. Gate gifts, provided by Oriental Trading Company, will be given out, while supplies last. Included with regular zoo admission or membership.

2015 Native Omahan Days Parade – 8/1, 10 a.m.

  • Celebrate Native Omahan Days with a parade on Saturday at 10!

Community Resource Fair and Wellness Bash – 8/1, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bayliss Park, Council Bluffs

  • Free screening, resources, and activities for all ages.

Healthy Kids Carnival at Boys Town National Research Hospital – 8/1, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., FREE

  • Bring your kids to an afternoon of jumping, moving and grooving with fun games and hands-on activities about health and nutrition. Receive giveaways at every booth! Register to win a youth bike and bike gear provided by Scheels, Omaha. Additional prizes every hour! (139th & Pacific)

Family Fun Carnival at Strategic Air and Space Museum – 8/1, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • The Family Fun Carnival includes make and take activities, games, a science demonstration from the Mad Scientist, a space walk, and face-painting and balloon animals, all included with paid admission at the Strategic Air and Space Museum ($6-$12).

Where Books and Art Meet – 8/1, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., FREE, Registration Required

  • Explore your creative side every week with art projects based on books and illustrations. Classes meet at South Omaha Library and are taught by professional artists and art teachers in partnership with Arts For All. For children ages 8-12.

String Beans Sprayground Fun – 8/1, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., FREE

  • Come enjoy a two-hour performance of the String Beans, giveaways, and playing in the Sprayground!

Back-to-School Blast at Westroads Mall – 8/2, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Speak with one of the friendly representatives from CHI Health, donate school supplies to the United way, or donate blood to the American Red Cross during this event and receive a FREE Westroads Mall Coupon Book (while supplies last).

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Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {7/23 – 7/26/15}

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Summer Fun:

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Kids Funfare at Regency Court – 7/23, 10 – 11 a.m., FREE

  • Enjoy fun-filled activities in Center Center on Thursdays in June and July.

Party in the Park – 7/23, 3 – 7 p.m., FREE

  • Free rock wall climbing, bounce house, popcorn, snow cones and much more at Adams Park (3121 Bedford Ave).

PLAY Exhibit at Kaneko – 5/30 – 8/16, FREE

  • Explore the power of play with a variety of opportunities to engage in meaningful play.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shop – 6/27 – 7/26 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays), FREE

  • FREE Workshops, Crafts, Activities, and more!

25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration – 7/24, 1 – 3 p.m.

  • Celebrate this milestone anniversary at Seymour Smith park (6802 Harrison St.) by showcasing the widespread recreational opportunities available to men and women of all abilities in the Omaha Area. Exciting festivities at the event include a wide array of adaptive sports, a demonstration of Omaha’s wheelchair rugby and softball teams, bounce house, rock wall, refreshments and more!

Christmas in July at City of Omaha Pools – 7/25

  • $1 Admission Per Person at City of Omaha pools.

Wild, Wild West Day at The Durham Museum – 7/25, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • The Durham is once again teaming-up with Wild West Creations to bring back the Old West with blacksmith, leather stamping, apple butter and Dutch oven cooking demonstrations, Learn to Lasso, Cow Pie Toss, and Shoot-Out by Wild West Creations Cowboys at high noon.

Summer Olympics at Mahoney State Park – 7/25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. FREE (Park pass required)

  • Choose from fun activities including: Bow fishing Simulation, Slingshot Challenge, Scavenger Hunt Race, Canoeing, and Frisbee Toss.
  • Feel free to stop by anytime from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Event held at the Century Link Lake (follow the signs). Daily or Annual park pass required.

Clayton Anderson Book Signing at Strategic Air & Space Museum – 7/25, 2 -4 p.m.

  • During this appearance, Anderson will speak about his dreams of becoming an astronaut and the triumphs and tragedies of life as a NASA astronaut. Anderson, a native from Ashland, Nebraska, will offer an autograph to those who purchase his new book, The Ordinary Spaceman. The event is included with paid admission to the Museum.

Where Books and Art Meet – 7/25, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., FREE, Registration Required

  • Explore your creative side every week with art projects based on books and illustrations. Classes meet at South Omaha Library and are taught by professional artists and art teachers in partnership with Arts For All. For children ages 8-12.

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Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {7/16 – 7/19/15}

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Summer Fun:

Top Picks this Weekend:

Kids Funfare at Regency Court – 7/16, 10 – 11 a.m., FREE

  • Enjoy fun-filled activities in Center Center on Thursdays in June and July.

PLAY Exhibit at Kaneko – 5/30 – 8/16, FREE

  • Explore the power of play with a variety of opportunities to engage in meaningful play.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shop – 6/27 – 7/26 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays), FREE

  • FREE Workshops, Crafts, Activities, and more!

Wizard of Oz at Sumtur Amphitheater – July 9 – 12 & July 16 – 18

  • Papillion La Vista Community Theatre Presents Wizard of Oz. Tickets $8-$12.

La Vista Hydrant Party – 7/17, 3 p.m., FREE

  • Bring your squirt guns and super soakers and take aim at our Super Soaker staff! Kids of all ages and parents welcome.

Gretna Days – 7/17 – 7/19

  • Parade, Community Picnic, plus more!

RiverFest in Bellevue – 7/17 – 7/18, $1 admisson

  • Live Music, Balloon Glow, Fireworks, Kid Zone, Car Show, & more!
  • Kids Zone will have several large inflatables and several small inflatables through Bryan Hill entertainment. There is a cost per ride or a wristband for all day use.
  • Hot Air Balloon Glow – Friday, July 17th, 9 p.m. (Dusk)
  • Fireworks – Saturday, July 18th, 10 p.m.

North Omaha Summer Arts FREE Art and Gardening Event – 7/18, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Join NOSA, No More Empty Pots & WhyArts at Florence Branch Library making art on clay pots and planting flowers that attract pollinators.

Hydrant Party at Saddlebrook – 7/18, 1 – 3 p.m., FREE

  • Popsicles will be provided, and there may even be a water balloon fight!

Where Books and Art Meet – 7/18, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., FREE, Registration Required

  • Explore your creative side every week with art projects based on books and illustrations. Classes meet at South Omaha Library and are taught by professional artists and art teachers in partnership with Arts For All. For children ages 8-12.

Mom’s Day Swim at City of Omaha Pools – 7/19

  • Mom gets in FREE with one paid child admission at City of Omaha pools.

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Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {7/9 – 7/12/15}

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Summer Fun:

Top Picks this Weekend:

Half Price Ice Cream All Day at Sonic – 7/9

  • Enjoy 1/2 price ice cream all day July 9th at Sonic!

PLAY Exhibit at Kaneko – 5/30 – 8/16, FREE

  • Explore the power of play with a variety of opportunities to engage in meaningful play.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shop – 6/27 – 7/26 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays), FREE

  • FREE Workshops, Crafts, Activities, and more!

Party in the Park – 7/9, 3 – 7 p.m., FREE

  • Held at Cottonwood Park (728 S 154th St)
  • Free rock wall climbing, bounce house, popcorn, snow cones, and much more!

FREE Family Fishing Events – 7/9, 6 – 8 p.m., Halleck Park

  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission sponsors Free Family Fishing Events across the state where people of all ages can learn to fish! Look for the Family Fishing Trailer where loaner rods and reels, bait, and fishing instruction are available free to participants. All participants ages 16 or older need a current and valid fishing license permits.

Wizard of Oz at Sumtur Amphitheater – July 9 – 12 & July 16 – 18

  • Papillion La Vista Community Theatre Presents Wizard of Oz. Tickets $8-$12.

Fremont Days – 7/10 – 7/12

  • A three-day, family fun festival celebrating history. Car, truck and bike show, craft fair, parade, and more.

Daddy Daughter Princess Night with Omaha Storm Chasers – 7/10, 7 p.m.

  • Your little princess will be able to get her picture taken with Cinderella and watch a great baseball game. Special packages available.

Railroad Days – 7/11 – 7/12, $15/Family

  • $15 pass per family (limit 2 adults) includes admission and transportation to Durham Museum, Lauritzen Gardens, Union Pacific Railroad Museum, RailsWest Railroad Museum, and the Historic General Dodge House!

Minions Party at Marcus Theaters (Twin Creek, Majestic Omaha) – 7/11-7/12, 9:30 – 12 p.m., FREE

  • Blue ICEE, popcorn and banana cotton candy samples plus coloring & craft stations. (Admission to “Minions” sold separately.)

Star Wars Party at La Vista Public Library – 7/11, 10:30 a.m.

  • Enjoy a variety of different activities and get your picture taken with a Star Wars character. Feel free to come in costume and bring your camera!

Mothers Day at Papio Bay – 7/12

  • Mothers get in free with one paid child admission.

Fill the Pool Day at City of Omaha Pools – 7/12

  • Bring 2 non-perishable food items for free admission at City of Omaha pools.

OANP Summer Festival at Benson Park – 7/12, 12 – 4 p.m.

  • Celebrate with Omaha Area Natural Parents with Omaha Street Percussion, face painting, kids craft area, giveaways, contests and a silent auction. Get your FREE tickets from Eventbrite to help them know how many people are coming.

Splash Bash at La Vista Pool – 7/12, 1-4 p.m.

  • Enjoy the La Vista pool for free with live DJ, games, prizes and free food (while supplies last).

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Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {7/2 – 7/5/15}

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Summer Fun:

Top Picks this Weekend:

Kids Funfare at Regency Court – 7/2, 10 – 11 a.m., FREE

  • Enjoy fun-filled activities in Center Center on Thursdays in June and July.

PLAY Exhibit at Kaneko – 5/30 – 8/16, FREE

  • Explore the power of play with a variety of opportunities to engage in meaningful play.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shop – 6/27 – 7/26 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays), FREE

  • FREE Workshops, Crafts, Activities, and more!

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Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {6/25 – 6/28/15}

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Summer Fun:

Top Picks this Weekend:

Kids Funfare at Regency Court – 6/25, 10 – 11 a.m., FREE

  • Enjoy fun-filled activities in Center Center on Thursdays in June and July.

Discover Flight at La Vista Community Center – 6/25, 3 p.m., FREE

  • Blimp races, paper airplane design and flight contests, paper helicopters and more!

PLAY Exhibit at Kaneko – 5/30 – 8/16, FREE

  • Explore the power of play with a variety of opportunities to engage in meaningful play.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Mary Poppins at The Rose Theater – 6/5 – 6/28

  • The beloved classic continues at The Rose Theater this weekend. Amazing choreography, beautiful set, excellent actors, favorite songs that you will still be singing long after the show is over – such a fun show to end this wonderful season!

FREE Laser Art Show Exhibit

  • Harvester Artspace Lofts, 1000 S. Main St, Council Bluffs, Wednesdays through Saturdays from June 12 – August 22.
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesdays 12-4 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays 4-8 p.m., Saturdays 12-8 p.m.

Beach Party at Fat Brain Toys – 6/26, 6 p.m., FREE

  • Gather your family and friends for a FREE trip to the beach. 40 tons of beach sand available for you to play with, and FREE Snow Cones!

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Fourth of July Fireworks Displays and Special Events

Moo at the Omaha Zoo – 6/27 – 6/28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Get up close to multiple breeds of dairy cows, savor some country cooking and get your Moo on by playing carnival games and life-size checkers, as well as face-painting, music and much more. Event activities are free to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members or with regular paid Zoo admission.

Juneteenth Parade Celebration – 6/27, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Omaha Community Playhouse Birthday Bash – 6/27, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., FREE

  • Join ACT II in celebrating OCP’s 90th Anniversary Season at a FREE, family-friendly carnival featuring a performance by Billy, Ryan and Matthew McGuigan outside on OCP’s East Lawn. Ice cream and food truck items available for purchase.

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shop – 6/27 – 7/26 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays), FREE

  • FREE Workshops, Crafts, Activities, and more!

Papio Bay Give Back Day – 6/27, 4 – 8 p.m.

  • Free admission with a donation of 1 full size cereal box. Donations to benefit the Tri City Food Pantry.

Family Fun Festival at Hy-Vee, 156 and Maple – 6/27, 5 – 8 p.m., FREE

  • Free Inflatables and Games, Free pony rides, Music, and Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show.

KerrieOn 5K Run and 3K Walk at Ralston Arena – 6/28, 9 a.m.

  • 100% of all proceeds will be given to her husband Hector, and their baby girl Olivia. Feel free to stay and attend the benefit the OPD is putting on for Kerrie’s family at the arena starting at 11:00 a.m.

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Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {6/18 – 6/21/15}

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Special thanks to Fat Brain Toys for sponsoring this Weekend’s Top Picks! Join them for the FREE Choo Choo Bob Concert this Friday, June 19, at 1 p.m.!

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Summer Fun:

Top Picks this Weekend:

Kids Funfare at Regency Court – 6/18, 10 – 11 a.m., FREE

  • Enjoy fun-filled activities in Center Center on Thursdays in June and July.

La Vista Dinosaur Egg Hunt and Storytime – 6/18, 3 p.m., FREE

  • Join in the hunt for giant dinosaur eggs (watermelons) at Central Park (west shelter).

Papillion Days – 6/17-6/21

  • Parade, carnival, tractor pull, fireworks, plus much more!

PLAY Exhibit at Kaneko – 5/30 – 8/16, FREE

  • Explore the power of play with a variety of opportunities to engage in meaningful play.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Mary Poppins at The Rose Theater – 6/5 – 6/28

  • The beloved classic continues at The Rose Theater this weekend. Amazing choreography, beautiful set, excellent actors, favorite songs that you will still be singing long after the show is over – such a fun show to end this wonderful season!

College World Series FREE Fan Fest – 6/12 – 6/23

  • Free fun-filled interactive area with activities and games.

FREE Laser Art Show Exhibit

  • Harvester Artspace Lofts, 1000 S. Main St, Council Bluffs, Wednesdays through Saturdays from June 12 – August 22.
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesdays 12-4 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays 4-8 p.m., Saturdays 12-8 p.m.

Bennington Daze – 6/19-6/21

  • Family Fun, Parade, Dance, and more!

 

National Flip Flop Day at Tropical Smoothie Cafe – 6/19, 2 – 6 p.m.

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Father’s Day Events

  • Celebrate Father’s Day with FREE swimming, bowling, skating, plus special events, freebies, arts & crafts, and more! See Father’s Day Events here!

Toys R Us In-Store Event – 6/20, 12 – 2 p.m., FREE

  • FREE Make & Take Mini LEGO® Jurassic World Gate. Event intended for children, ages 5-up, while supplies last.

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Choo Choo Bob and the Train Gang are coming to Fat Brain Toys for a FREE Show! In this highly energetic and entertaining show, they will talk all about trains, and have all kinds of adventures with puppets and music!

All are invited!

FREE Choo Choo Bob Show at Fat Brain Toys – June 19, 1 p.m.

Village Pointe South, 16909 Burke Street

Choo Choo Bob is an All Ages Show. Rain or Shine – in case of bad weather, show will be moved indoors.

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The Choo Choo Bob Show

The Choo Choo Bob Show features the main character, Choo Choo Bob, hanging out at his clubhouse with his best friend Richard W. Kornbelt and other pals, talking about trains and having all kinds of adventures. Shows include trips to Tinyland, visits to real working railroads across the United States, questions from kids, musical guests and mischievous puppets.

Check out this Fun Video of Choo Choo Bob and the Train Gang!

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Fat Brain Toys is a family owned and operated toy store that began in Nebraska and has grown into one of the largest online specialty toy retailers in the world! Omaha is lucky to have a retail store right here in Omaha at Village Pointe South! Fat Brain Toys specializes in offering a unique selection of quality toys, games & gifts that educate & entertain.

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This giveaway has ended. Many thanks to all who entered! Congratulations to Veronica!

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Family-Friendly Events this Weekend in Omaha {6/11 – 6/14/15}

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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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Special thanks to Arts for All for sponsoring this Weekend’s Top Picks! Join them for FREE weekly ‘Where Books and Art Meet’ classes, or choose from a variety of classes in their 2015 Summer Class Schedule! Click for details.

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Top Picks this Weekend:

Kids Funfare at Regency Court – 6/11, 10 – 11 a.m., FREE

  • Enjoy fun-filled activities in Center Center on Thursdays in June and July.

PLAY Exhibit at Kaneko – 5/30 – 8/16, FREE

  • Explore the power of play with a variety of opportunities to engage in meaningful play.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.

Mary Poppins at The Rose Theater – 6/5 – 6/28

  • The beloved classic continues at The Rose Theater this weekend. Amazing choreography, beautiful set, excellent actors, favorite songs that you will still be singing long after the show is over – such a fun show to end this wonderful season!

Blair’s Gateway to the West Days – 6/11 – 6/14

Springfield Days – 6/12 – 6/13

  • Parade, pancake feed, outdoor movie, fireworks, and more.

College World Series FREE Fan Events – 6/12 – 6/23

  • Opening Celebration Day – Friday, June 12: Team Practice and Autograph Sessions, Road to Omaha Jam, Opening Ceremonies
  • College World Series Fan Fest – Free fun-filled interactive area with activities and games.

Bridge Beats Friday Night Music Series – Every other Friday, June 12 – September 18, 6 p.m., Bob Kerrey Bridge Plaza (Omaha’s side)

  • BRIDGE BEATS is a free Friday night music series presented by the City of Omaha Parks & Recreation Department. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.
  • See more upcoming FREE Movies and Concerts below!

La Vista Concerts & Movies – 6/12; 7 p.m., FREE

  • Held at the La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Road.
    • June 12: Charm School Dropouts followed by “Big Hero 6″, 7 p.m.
    • See more upcoming FREE Movies and Concerts below!

Skateistan Fundraiser with The Neighborhood. Offshore – 6/13, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

  • 100% of proceeds from Rental Equipment that day will benefit Skateistan, whose mission is to use skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth in Afghanistan, Cambodia, and South Africa.

KickstART Saturday at Joslyn Art Museum – 6/13, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., FREE

  • June 13 – Journey of Memory: Allen Say – Celebrate illustrator Allen Say and his Japanese American heritage. Learn how to write your name using Japanese calligraphy, try your hand at origami, and watch as Japanese students dance the Soran Bushi. Experience sensational Taiko drumming and paint your memories on a Japanese lantern.

Father’s Day Events

FREE/Cheap Movies

FREE Outdoor Concerts

It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting as events are subject to change.

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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!]

Keep updated on the latest Omaha fun and visit the Omaha Kids Calendar or Sign up for our Free Email Newsletter!

Special thanks to DiVentures for sponsoring this Weekend’s Top Picks! Join DiVentures for a fun summer kickoff Open House this Sunday, June 7, 12 – 5 p.m. 

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Summer Fun:

Top Picks this Weekend:

Kids Funfare at Regency Court – 6/4, 10 – 11 a.m.

  • See the Whiz Bang Science Show with the Omaha Children’s Museum.

National Donut Day – Friday, 6/5

  • Celebrate National Donut Day this Friday, June 5, with a FREE Donut at Dunkin Donuts (with beverage purchase), Krispy Kreme, and LaMar’s Donuts! Participation may vary.

Omaha Summer Arts Festival – 6/5 – 6/7

  • Professional artwork, free concerts, family fun and Children’s Fair.

Elkhorn Days – 6/5 – 6/7, many FREE events

  • Celebrate Elkhorn Days with free Kids Events, Parade, Family Festival, Fireworks, and more.
  • Free Family Fun Festival at Lord of Life Elkhorn (Sunday, June 7, 11:30 – 2:30) – Inflatables, games, pony rides, bike rodeo, and food – all FREE.

Mary Poppins Opens at The Rose Theater – 6/5 – 6/28

  • The beloved classic opens at The Rose Theater this weekend!

ColorFoam5k – Mahoney State Park, 6/6

  • Run, walk or dance your way through colorful clouds of foam! Kids 7 and under run for free with participating adult.
  • Living Social Deal available now: Entry Package to ColorFoam5k 

Kids Workshops at Home Depot – 6/6, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., FREE

  • Learn to Build a Load ‘n Go Truck, designed for children ages 5 – 12.

Sand in the City – 6/6 – 6/7, FREE

  • View amazing sand sculptures built by local and community groups. Enjoy an interactive kids zone and live entertainment. No admission charged. Donations appreciated to support the mission of the Nebraska Children’s Home Society.
  • FREE Family Fun Days: June 6: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., June 7: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Midwestern Chapter Tree Climbing Championship – Hanscom Park, 6/6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., FREE

  • Watch the Midwest’s best at the Midwestern chapter tree climbing championship. There will be a live chainsaw carving demo, rock wall and more from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Family Golf Day & Free Junior Golf Player Certification Clinic – 6/6, 6/7

  • Family Golf Days include free lessons, food and refreshments, bounce houses and the climbing wall. Bring your kids to each of these events, golf for free, and get your child certified for the Junior Golf Club this season.
  • Warren Swigart Family Golf Day: June 6, 2015 12-4 p.m.
  • Westwood Family Golf Day: June 7, 2015 12-4 p.m.

Summer Kickoff Party at DiVentures – 6/7, 12 – 5 p.m.

  • Bring the family for fun games and activities for kids, scuba and travel seminars, lunch on the patio, equipment specials, raffle prizes and more.

 

Education Appreciation Day at Papio Fun Park – 6/7, 12 – 9 p.m.

  • Honoring ALL individuals involved in any school district: teachers, administrators, janitors, food service, bus drivers, paras, etc and their guests.
  • $5+tax for EXTREME wristbands. Must show a school district ID card.

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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!