The weekend is almost here! Every Thursday, I post many free (or almost free) fun family activities to enjoy in Omaha and nationwide! Be sure to visit the Event Calendar (or the calendar list view on the right of this page) for more information on ALL of the free activities coming up! It is always a good idea to verify with the business before visiting.
- Win Family 4-Pack to Omaha Children’s Museum and Itty Bitty City!
- Veterans Day Freebies and Discounts 2012
- Kids Eat Free or Cheap in Omaha
- More Free Upcoming Events
Highlights of Upcoming Omaha Events
Shadow Lake Towne Center Kids Club – 11/8, 10:30-11:30am
- Shadow Lake Towne Center offers Kids Club, a FREE hour of fun for children. A different activity is featured in a different store / restaurant each month.
- November 8th – Puppet Personalities Show by Chris Short at the First National Bank branch
Military Weekend at Joslyn Art Museum – 11/9-11/11
- Friday through Sunday, November 9–11, Joslyn will offer free admission for all active and retired military in honor of Veterans Day (simply show your Military ID badge). Thank you for your service.
Nebraska’s Official Veterans Parade – 11/10, 10:00am
- The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting the Annual Veterans Parade, Saturday, November 10, 2012, in Downtown Bellevue. Community breakfast ($5), flyover, parade, and chili/soup lunch ($4). To watch the parade, it is best to gather on Mission Ave. between Washington and Franklin. Thanks MomsofOmaha!
Military Appreciation Weekend at the Kroc Center – 11/10-11/12
- Free Entry to the Kroc Center for all Military and their immediate family. Please present your official military verification at the Welcome Desk.
- In honor of those who proudly served our nation, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo will be offering free gate admission to all active and retired Veterans and their immediate families on Veteran’s Day, Sunday, November 11, 2012.
Oak View Mall – 11/11, 12-3pm
- In this season of hope and giving, sign a card for the troops through our Holiday Mail for Heroes Program. A Red Cross table will be located in the Oak View Mall Food Court Sunday, Nov. 11th, 12 noon to 3 pm. Just say “Thanks”. We’ll do the rest.
Highlights of Upcoming National Events
Lego Nameplate Building Event – 11/10, 10:00am-noon
- Create your very own name plaque using Lego Bricks and featuring your favorite DC Universe Super Hero Icon. Arrive early, quantities are limited. For children 4-12 accompanied by parent or guardian.
Free Entrance to National Parks – 11/10-11/12
- November 10-12 – Veterans Day weekend. Over 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees are offering free entrance that day. Find a participating park near you here.
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop – 11/10-12/24
- Free photo with Santa, free crafts, free games and activities.
- Ages 3 and up, while supplies last.
Des Moines Botanical Center – 11/11/12
- Veterans and their families can enjoy free admission.
Lowe’s Free Build and Grow Clinic – 11/17, 10:00-11:00am
- Lowe’s offers free Build and Grow clinics every other Saturday at 10am. Bring the kids to any Lowe’s store to build fun projects. This is recommended for children in grades 1st-5th. Registration opens a few weeks before each clinic’s date.
- North’s Sleigh – Nov 17, 2012
Stay tuned for a HUGE List of Holiday Events! Have a wonderful weekend!