Celebrate Back to School with many fun events in Omaha!
Back-to-School Events in Omaha
Aug 5th- Home Depot Kid’s Workshop: Treasure Chest – 9 a.m. – Noon – FREE
- Home Depot hosts workshops for kids on the first Saturday of each month. In August, your child to build a Treasure Chest.
Aug 10th – Back to School Block Party – 4:00-7:00pm – FREE
- Free Food, Games and Activities
- Location: Quest Forward Academy – 2810 N 118th St, Omaha, NE 68164
Aug 12th – JCPenney Kids Zone: Color Your Own Pencil Pouch – 11 a.m. – Noon – FREE
- Bring the kids to JCPenney to color a pencil pouch to use this coming school year. The pouch includes an ruler.
Aug 14th – Make a Back to School I-Spy Sensory Bottle – 11:00am – FREE
- Location: The Learning Express of Omaha – 120 Regency Pkwy, Omaha, NE 68114
Aug 25-27th – Back to School at Westroads Mall – 9:00am – 5:00pm – FREE
- Back to School Vendor Show on August 25-27, 2023. The event will be held inside the mall common areas and the hours will align with the mall operating hours. Come shop with small and local businesses, artists, crafters, and more.
- Location: West Roads Mall – 10000 California Street, Suite 1221,Omaha,NE
Sept 2nd- Home Depot Kid’s Workshop: Microscope – 9 a.m. – Noon – FREE
- Home Depot hosts workshops for kids on the first Saturday of each month. In Sept, your child to build a Microscope.
School Supply Drives
When shopping for back-to-school this year, consider picking up a few extra items. Thank you for your generosity!
Share Omaha has gathered Back to School wish lists for 16 nonprofits serving 6,500+ kids, all in one central location. Use the link for more details.
until Aug. 10, 2023 – 25th Annual Salvation Army KETV 7 Can Help Kids Back-to-School Backpack Program
- New school supplies are being collected.
- Drop off donations at select Methodist Health System, Metro Credit Union, Cubby’s, and Salvation Army locations.
- See the list of school supplies needed and find your closest drop-off location here.
– Omaha: Aug. 11 – 12, 2023
– Council Bluffs: Pre-registration required. Registration will be available July 10th on the Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus Facebook Page.
- Check here for Backpack Distribution locations and times.
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