February 26, 2017

50+ Fun Things To Do In March 2017

I’ve rounded up a great list of fun things to do around Omaha in March 2017, and a lot of it’s FREE for families. If you have any you want to add, send me an email at ohmyomaha (at) gmail (dot) com. Enjoy the month!

 

Crafty Tots: NE150

When: March 1, 8,  15, 22, and 29, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library, Saddlebrook Branch, 14850 Laurel Ave.

Cost: FREE (registration recommended)

 

S.T.E.A.M. Stations (elementary and middle school age)

When: March 1, 3 to 5 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Milton R. Abrahams Branch, 5111 N. 90th St.

Cost: FREE

 

Dr. Seuss Literary Night

When: March 2, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Iowa School for the Deaf, 3501 Harry Langdon Blvd., Council Bluffs, Iowa

Cost: FREE

 

“Odd Squad LIVE!”

When: March 2, 7 p.m.

Where: Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St.

Cost: $15-$50

 

Forever Young Family & Children’s Series “Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey” 

When: March 2, 4 5 and 9, various times

Where: Film Streams at Ruth Sokolof Theater, 1340 Mike Fahey St.

Cost: General admission, $9; seniors (60+), students, teachers, active military & veterans, those arriving at the theater by bicycle, $7; Film Streams members, $4.50; and kids 12 and under, $2.50

 

Out & About Storytime: Aromas Coffeehouse at Flagship Commons

When: March 3, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.

Where: Aromas Coffeehouse at Flagship Commons in Westroads Mall, 10000 California St.

Cost: FREE

 

Ladybug Girl Visits Storytime

When: March 3 (10:30 a.m., Florence); March 4 (10:30 a.m., Willa Cather); March 6 (10:30 a.m., Abrahams); March 8 (10:30 a.m., Main); March 9 (10 a.m., Elkhorn); March 10 (10 a.m., Saddlebrook)

Where: Various Omaha Public Library locations

Cost: FREE

 

Sketch-A-Thon

When: March 3, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: KANEKO, 1111 Jones St.

Cost: FREE

 

Kids Dream Family Film Series

When: March 3 through April 9; Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. “Kung Fu Panda” (March 3-5), “Ice Age: Collision Course” (March 10-12), “The Wild Life” (March 17-19), “Storks” (March 24-26), “Kubo and the Two Strings” (March 31-April 2), “The Secret Life of Pets” (April 7-9)

Where: Majestic Cinema of Omaha, 14304 West Maple Road; Village Pointe Cinema, 304 North 174th St.; and Twin Creek Cinema, 3909 Raynor Parkway, Bellevue, Neb.

Cost: $3

 

Under the Big Top: Circus Night at the Museum

When: March 3, 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Union Pacific Museum, 200 Pearl St., Council Bluffs, Iowa

Cost: FREE

 

First Friday Family Date Night – Dr. Seuss Night

When: March 3, 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S. 20th St.

Cost: Included with admission, which is $12 for children and adults, $11 for seniors, and FREE for members and children under 24 months

 

Family Fun Night

When: March 3, 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library W. Dale Clark (Main) Branch, 215 S. 15th St.

Cost: FREE (registration required)

 

Cosmic Sledding at Midnight Madness

When: March 3, 8 p.m. to midnight

Where: Mt. Crescent Ski Area, 17026 Snowhill Lane, Honey Creek, Iowa

Cost: $35 in advance, $39 day of

 

Dr. Seuss Birthday Craft-ernoon!

When: March 4, 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St.

Cost: FREE

 

Family Skate

When: March 5, 12, 19 and 26, 4 to 6:15 p.m.

Where: Motto McLean Ice Arena, 5015 S. 45th St

Cost: $10  for family of four and $3 for additional person (includes admission, skate rentals and orange drink or lemonade)

 

Out & About Storytime: Chalco Hills

When: March 6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Chalco Hills Natural Resources Center, 8901 S. 154th St.

Cost: FREE

 

Teen Hangout: Smash Bros Tournament

When: March 8, 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library South Omaha Branch, 2808 Q St.

Cost: FREE

 

Mother Son Night Out

When: March 9, 5 to 9 p.m.

Where: Chili’s Grill & Bar, 3202 S. 143rd Plaza and 7865 S. 84th St., LaVista, Neb.

Cost: Activities included with cost of meal (RSVP at 402-333-6303 for 143rd Plaza location and 402-592-4900 for 84th Street location)

 

Meet the Ozobots!

When: March 10, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library South Omaha Branch, 2808 Q St.

Cost: FREE

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When: March 11, 10 a.m.

Where: Through Old Market and downtown Omaha, starting at 15th and Harney streets. Official viewing stands will be at Old Chicago and O’Connor’s Irish Pub.

Cost: FREE

 

Forever Young Family & Children’s Series “Darby O’Gill and the Little People” 

When: March 11, 12, 16, 18, 19 and 23, various times

Where: Film Streams at Ruth Sokolof Theater, 1340 Mike Fahey St.

Cost: General admission, $9; seniors (60+), students, teachers, active military & veterans, those arriving at the theater by bicycle, $7; Film Streams members, $4.50; and kids 12 and under, $2.50

 

Get Smart: Nebraska Kool-Aid Science

When: March 11, 10 to 11 a.m.

Where: Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, 28210 West Park Highway, Ashland, Neb.

Cost: Included with museum admission

 

Family Education Program – Native Wild Animals

When: March 11, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Heron Haven, 11809 Old Maple Road

Cost: FREE

 

Animating Locamotion

When: March 11, 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Omaha Creative Institute, 1516 Cuming St.

Cost: $35, person or $25, student/teacher/working artist (ages 12+)

 

Video Game Design (Teens)

When: March 11, 2 to 3 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library A.V. Sorensen Branch, 4808 Cass St.

Cost: FREE (registration required)

 

Teen Collective: Create with Tech

When: March 11, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Benson Branch, 6015 Binney St.

Cost: FREE

 

Sphero Challenge (Teens)

When: March 11, 3 to 4 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library South Omaha branch, 2808 Q St.

Cost: FREE

 

Open Gym Fort Building Competition

When: March 11, 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Metro Stars Gymnastics, 12305 Cary Circle No. 11, La Vista, Neb.

Cost: $15 per child (includes snack, best for ages 5+, though parents can accompany a child younger than 5 to help)

 

Daddy-Daughter Night at the Omaha Lancers

When: March 11, 7:05 p.m.

Where: Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St.

Cost: $17-$24

 

Birthday Party

When: March 12, 3 to 8 p.m.

Where: Cold Stone Creamery, 3220 Farnam St., suite 2107

Cost: FREE (ice cream cake samples, $1 single scoop sugar cones)

 

Cooking for Teens: Donuts

When: March 14, 2 to 3 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library A.V. Sorensen Branch, 4808 Cass St.

Cost: FREE

 

St. Patrick’s Day Storytime

When: March 15, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library W. Dale Clark (Main) branch, 215 S. 15th St.

Cost: FREE

 

Jeff Quinn’s Abra-Nebraska Magic Show

When: March 15, 2 to 2:45 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Milton R. Abrahams Branch, 5111 N. 90th St.

Cost: FREE

 

SCI-Kids

Where: March 16, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Florence Branch, 2920 Bondesson St.

Cost: FREE

 

Disney On Ice: Dare To Dream

When: March 16-19; performances are March 16 and 17 at 7 p.m.,  March 18 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m., and March 19 at 1 p.m.

Where: Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way

Cost: $37 to $104

 

St. Patrick’s Day Craft

When: March 17, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Saddlebrook Branch, 14850 Laurel Ave.

Cost: FREE

 

Omaha’s O’Reilly Auto Parts World Of Wheels

When: March 17-19; hours are March 17, 3 to 10 p.m.; March 18, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and March 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: CenturyLink Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St.

Cost: $17 general admission, $6 (kids ages 6-12), FREE for kids 5 and younger. Discount tickets available at O’Reilly Auto Parts

 

Fizz, Eww, Slime!

Where: March 17, 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library South Omaha branch, 2808 Q St.

Cost: FREE

 

Makey Makey Creations

When: March 17, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Saddlebrook Branch, 14850 Laurel Ave.

Cost: FREE

 

Teen Lock-in (Grades 6-12)

When: March 17, 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library A.V. Sorensen Branch, 4808 Cass St.

Cost: FREE

 

Beauty and The Beast Brunch & Tea Party

When: March 18, 9 a.m.

Where: Aksarben Cinema, 2110 S. 67th St.

Cost: $17.50 (includes movie)

 

Fairy Faire

When: March 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd N, Bellevue, Neb.

Cost: $3 per person for members, and $3 per person for non-members plus forest admission, which is $9.50 for adults, $8.50 for seniors 62+, and $7.50 for children 2-17

 

Read to a Dog: 1st Anniversary Party

When: March 18, 1 to 2 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library W. Clarke Swanson Branch, 9101 W. Dodge Road

Cost: FREE

 

Omaha Symphony “Once Upon A Time”

When: March 19, 2 p.m. (arrive early for pre-show lobby activities)

Where: Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.

Cost: $12

 

Spring Break Special: Family Yoga

When: March 20, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Lane

Cost: FREE

 

Out & About Storytime: Joslyn Art Museum

When: March 21, 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Where: Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.

Cost: FREE

 

Spring Break Special: Robots

When: March 21, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Lane

Cost: FREE

 

National Geographic Live “Down to Nothing” with mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill

When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.

Cost: $10-$25

 

Hello, Robots Storytime & Craft

When: March 22, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library W. Dale Clark (Main) branch, 215 S. 15th St.

Cost: FREE

 

Spring Break Special: Family Game Day

When: March 22, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Lane

Cost: FREE

 

Spring Break Special: Paper Airplanes & Gliders

When: March 23, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Lane

Cost: FREE

 

“Harold and the Purple Crayon”

When: March 24 through April 9

Where: Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St.

Cost: $20 (members get four FREE tickets)

 

Spring Break Special: LEGO Competition

When: March 24, 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Where: Omaha Public Library Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Lane

Cost: FREE

 

All-Madden Tournament of Champions

When: March 25, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: The Assembly of the Saints Inc., 4224 N. 24th St.

Cost: $25 entry fee day of event, or $20 for you register early

 

Writing Life Stories

When: March 25, 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Omaha Creative Institute, 1516 Cuming St.

Cost: $35, person or $25, student/teacher/working artist (ages 12+). Use promo code OHMY2017 to save 25% on registration!

 

Forever Young Family & Children’s Series “Radio Flyer” 

When: March 25, 26 and 30, various times

Where: Film Streams at Ruth Sokolof Theater, 1340 Mike Fahey St.

Cost: General admission, $9; seniors (60+), students, teachers, active military & veterans, those arriving at the theater by bicycle, $7; Film Streams members, $4.50; and kids 12 and under, $2.50

 

LONGINES FEI World Cup Jumping & FEI World Cup Dressage Finals

When: March 29 through April 2, competitions at different times (Horse Discovery Zone open March 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; March 30-April 1, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; April 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Where: CenturyLink Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St.

Cost: Varies (tickets to the finals look to be about $63-$83)

 

Out & About Storytime: Do Space

When: March 31, 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Where: Do Space, 7205 Dodge St.

Cost: FREE

 

Did Miss These Events?

“Huck Finn”

When: Through March 12; performances are Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 5 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. (sold out Feb. 26 and March 5)

Where: Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St.

Cost: $20 (members get four FREE tickets)

 

“Block Party”

When: Through April 9, during museum hours (closed Mondays)

Where: Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S. 20th St.

Cost: Included with museum admission, which is $12 for ages 2 and older, $11 for seniors, and FREE for members

 

“Imagination: Celebrating 40 Years of Play”

When: Through April 15, during museum hours

Where: Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S. 20th St.

Cost: Included with museum admission, which is $12 for ages 2 and older, $11 for seniors, and FREE for members

 

“Zen Tales: The Art of Jon J. Muth”

When: Through April 16, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ( late ‘til 8 p.m. on

Thursday)

Where: Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.

Cost: FREE

 

“Nature Connects: Art with LEGO® Bricks”

When: Through May 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Where: Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St.

Cost: Included with admission, which is  $10, adults; $5, children (6-12); FREE for under 6 & Members

 

Toddler Tuesdays

When: Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where: Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2825 Y St. (gym or at the pool starting at 10:30)

Cost: FREE for members; non-members participate by paying a $4 activity fee for your toddler (age 9 months to 4 years) and the attending parent is FREE.

 

Inflatable Fridays

When: Fridays, 4 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2825 Y St.

Cost: FREE to members; non-members pay daily entry fee of $5 per youth, $7 per adults

 

Kidz Kayak Racing

When: Saturdays, 2 to 4 p.m.

Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2825 Y St.

Cost: FREE to members; non-members pay daily entry fee of $5 per youth, $7 per adults (for ages 8-12)

 

Arts for All

When: Saturdays, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Omaha South Public Library, 2808 Q St.

Cost: FREE (ages 8-12, registration required)

Sunday Funday

When: Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.

Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2825 Y St.

Cost: FREE to members; non-members pay daily entry fee of $5 per youth, $7 per adults (for ages 8-12)

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