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Popular this Week:
- Celebrate Back to School with many fun events and school supply drives in Omaha!
- Spraygrounds and Splash Parks
- Water Parks and Swimming Pools
- FREE Summer Activities
- 50+ Things to Do in Omaha this Summer with Kids
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).
- Movie Nights at Camp Fontanelle – July 31, 8:55 p.m. (approximately)
- Movies in Bayliss Park, Council Bluffs – July 31, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 9 p.m., FREE
- Marcus Theaters at Village Pointe and Twin Creek in Bellevue– August 2-3, 5 – Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, 10 a.m., $3
- See more FREE/Cheap Summer Movies here!
It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting as events are subject to change.
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Have a wonderful fun-filled weekend!