Enjoy many family-friendly events this weekend! It is always a good idea to verify before visiting, as event details may change. [Not the current week? See more Upcoming Events in Omaha here!]
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- The 2017 Summer Camp Guide is here! Choose from a variety of camps divided into The Arts, Academic Camps, Outdoor Fun, Specialty Camps, and Sports Camps!
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Find these and many more events and activities in the Omaha Kids Calendar!
Nebraska Science Festival – April 20 – 29
- The Nebraska Science Festival is a multi-day celebration designed to make science fun for kids and adults alike. Enjoy a wide variety of events for all ages, including many with FREE or discounted admission.
Public Expo at The Durham Museum – April 22 (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.), FREE with Ticket
- Participate in fun and engaging hands-on learning opportunities.
- (NE SciFest ticket required. Download here.)
See 10+ Exciting Events at the Nebraska Science Festival here including:
- Many Activities at Omaha Public Libraries
- STEM University at UNO
- Valley Public Library
- Metropolitan Community College
- Special Programs at Do Space
- plus more!
Earth Day Omaha – April 22 (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.), Elmwood Park, FREE Admission
- Children’s activities, demonstrations, short speaker sessions, live music, and more.
- Tree Climb at Earth Day Omaha – April 22 (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Party for the Planet at the Omaha’s Zoo & Aquarium – April 22 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.), Regular Admission applies
- Celebrate Earth Day and discover ways you can help save our planet. Stop by one of the conservation-themed booths inside the Wild Kingdom Pavilion. Receive gate gifts, provided by Oriental Trading Company, while supplies last.
See more Earth Day and Arbor Day Events including:
- Earth Day Watering Can Craft at Lakeshore Learning Store
- Michaels Kids Club Earth Day Craft
- and more!
Pitch, Hit & Run Competition – April 22 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.), FREE
- Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run competition is a FREE, exciting skills event providing boys and girls ages 7-14 (as of July 17, 2017) to compete separately against their peers.
- Location: La Vista Sports Complex, 7346 S 66th St.
Children’s Day Party / Día de los Niños Fiesta – April 22 (12 – 3 p.m.), FREE
- Spanish/English bilingual storytime, cultural crafts, live music, and light refreshments. Location: South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St.
Kicks for A Cure – April 22, FREE
- Come enjoy FREE high school and collegiate soccer matches in a family-friendly atmosphere. All proceeds from the event goes toward the Creighton University’s Hereditary Cancer Center and the Fred and Pamela Buffet Cancer Center.
- Location: Exhibitions will be held at Creighton’s Morrison Stadium at 19th & California, or Caniglia Stadium at UNO Main Campus at 60th & Dodge.
YMCA Healthy Kids Day – April 23 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.), Aksarben Village, FREE
- Celebrates kids’ health and continues to teach healthy habits for kids and families, encourage active play, and inspire a lifetime love of physical activity.
Family Fit Series – April 23 (1 – 4 p.m.), FREE
- Get the family fit with the inflatable obstacle course in the pool. FREE for all ages. NO Registration needed. Location: Common Ground Community Center, 1701 Veterans Dr., Elkhorn.
Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks at Lauritzen Gardens – Jan. 14 – May 15 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
- 450,000+ LEGO® bricks, 13 incredible displays, and “Play and Let it Stay” station. Included with regular admission.
Family Skate at Motto McLean Ice Arena – April 2, 9, 23 & 30 (4:00 – 6:00 p.m.)
- $10 for family of 4 ($3 for additional person). Price includes: admission, skate rentals and orange drink or lemonade.
Find these and many more events in the Omaha Kids Calendar!
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!