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Event Series Nebraska’s Deep Roots

Nebraska’s Deep Roots

Fontenelle Forest 1111 Bellevue Blvd. North, Bellevue

Fontenelle Forest is celebrating the 200-year anniversary of the Fontenelle Trading Post with a history exhibit located in the Baright Gallery. "Nebraska's Deep Roots" tells the story of how the Fontenelle Trading Post came to be and what a trading post during the 1800’s may have looked like. It's open daily at the Fontenelle Forest Nature …

Event Series Power Up

Power Up

Omaha Children's Museum 500 S. 20th St., Omaha

Omaha Children's Museum will open the temporary exhibit "Power Up" from May 25 through Jan. 5, 2025. In the exhibit, families can explore five practices that can supercharge your well-being: Physical activity, emotional health, nutrition, relationships, and creative expression. Power Up teaches kids that they have the power to create a happy and healthy life. …

Event Series Kenya’s Kids

Kenya’s Kids

Omaha Children's Museum 500 S. 20th St., Omaha

Omaha Children's Museum will host the temporary exhibit "Kenya's Kids" starting June 8, 2024. "Kenya’s Kids" magically transports visitors into the lives of children living in Kenya today. The environments created in the exhibit space are designed to bring that experience to life and encourage children to not just learn about, but also participate in …

Event Series Ice Age Adventure

Ice Age Adventure

Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park 16406 N. 292 St., Ashland

Experience the coolest adventure in town at "Ice Age Adventure," the all-new exhibit at Lee G. Simmons Wildlife Safari Park opening Friday, May 3. Thirty-eight prehistoric animals from the Ice Age will come to life in a drive-through, interactive experience. It is included with Safari Park admission. The Wildlife Safari Park will have special experiences including daily educational …

Event Series Garden Games

Garden Games

Lauritzen Gardens 100 Bancroft St., Omaha

Rediscover classic yard games at Lauritzen Gardens this summer. Garden Games will run through Sept. 2, 2024. From croquet, to card games and from I-SPY® to giant chess, compete with your family and friends outdoors. Included with paid garden admission or membership.

Event Series Kids FunFare

Kids FunFare

Regency Shopping Center 120 Regency Parkway, Omaha

Regency Shopping Center holds Kids FunFare events on Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. in June at the center court area.  2024 Schedule: Moments – June 6 The String Beans – June 13 Omaha Street Percussion – June 20 Joe Cole – June 27  

Free
Event Series Read And Grow At The Garden

Read And Grow At The Garden

Lauritzen Gardens 100 Bancroft St., Omaha

Join us for a family program that connects nature-inspired books with the great outdoors! In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join Omaha Public Library in the garden for stories that celebrate plants, insects, gardens and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, …

Free
Event Series Fan Fest

CWS Fan Fest

Schwab FIeld 1200 Mike Fahey St., Omaha

Throughout the NCAA Men's College World Series, Fan Fest is held outside Schwab Field. The Men's College World Series Fan Fest features entertainment, interactive games and fun for all ages. No game ticket needed to attend. 2024 Fan Fest Schedule: June 13 - 12 to 4 p.m. (Open Practice Day) June 14 - 11 a.m. …

Free

Frida Kahlo And The Blue House Exhibit

El Museo Latino 4701 S. 25th St., Omaha

El Museo Latino presents the special exhibit "Frida Kahlo and the Blue House Exhibit" through July 27. The exhibit presents color photographs of the architecture and interior spaces of the Blue House created by Cristina Kahlo, as well as vintage black and white photographs taken by Diego Rivera, Antonio Kahlo, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Florence Arquín …

Event Series Joslyn Castle Public Tours

Joslyn Castle Public Tours

Joslyn Castle 3902 Davenport St., Omaha

The Scottish Baronial mansion in the heart of Midtown Omaha has been enchanting visitors since the doors first opened in 1903. Public tours include the main, second and third floor. The tour begins with a 10-minute video overview of George and Sarah Joslyn's story, followed by a room-by-room guided tour. The length of the tour …

Event Series Hunger Games Escape Room

Hunger Games Escape Room

Omaha Public Library has created an escape room experience for teens based on the best-selling Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins. You will be “locked” in a meeting room with puzzles, clues (and a few hints) to see if you have the smarts to figure out how to get out of our escape room! For ages 12-18. Schedule: …

Free
Event Series Makerspace

Makerspace

Madenew is bringing their mobile makerspace to Omaha Public Library branches. Create and learn in this hands-on STEM experience. All supplies provided. This program is for participants ages 8-18. Schedule: June 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Florence Branch  June 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Benson Branch

Free
Event Series Inflatable Thursdays

Inflatable Thursdays

Karen Pool 6288 H St., Omaha

Inflatable Thursdays is a pool event held every Thursday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Cryer Pool. Activities are included with pool admission. Weather permitting.

Included with pool admission
Event Series Two Volcanoes

Two Volcanoes

The Union For Contemporary Art 2434 N. 24th St., Omaha

The Union for Contemporary Art will display London-based artist Alicia Reyes McNamara's "Two volcanoes grow together, two rivers lay side by side," an investigation into the queering of Mexican and Irish folklore and rituals in which beings and landscapes mutate and shapeshift, creating a personal imaginary in forms of embodiment. The collection of dream-like paintings reimagines femme centered folklore …

Event Series Hydrant Parties

Hydrant Parties

The City of Omaha, the City of Council Bluffs, and the City of La Vista host free hydrant parties each summer. The Omaha parties are June 3 through July 26 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and held in three location each day (one at noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.). The Council Bluffs parties are …

Free
Event Series Classic Car Night

Classic Car Night

Quaker Steak & Lube 3320 Mid America Drive, Council Bluffs

Quaker Steak & Lube's Classic Car Night is every Thursday from 4 to 10 p.m. through Oct. 10. There will be a DJ, beer garden, and food specials.  

Free
Event Series Quilt Show

Quilt Show

La Vista Conference Center 1250 Westport Parkway, La Vista

Omaha Quilter's Guild 45th Annual Quilt Show is June 20-22, 2024 featuring more than 200 quilts and vendors. Hours are Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $15 for multiple days, $10 for a single day, $9 for seniors & groups, …

Event Series Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend to a pajama storytime. After storytime, your stuffie friend will stay at the library for a sleepover with the librarians, where they'll take pictures of them doing all sorts of fun activities. You can come pick up your stuffie any time after 10 a.m. the following day. Please be prepared …

Free
Event Series Omaha Storm Chasers Games

Omaha Storm Chasers Games

Werner Park 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion

The Omaha Storm Chasers is the area's AAA baseball team. Here's a look at their 2024 season: March 31 - Family Funday is March 31 at the 2:05 p.m. game Featuring balloon artists, face painters, Wildlife Encounters, and more!  April 11 - Union Night and Thrifty Thursday is April 11 at the 6:35 p.m.  April …

Ticket prices vary
Event Series Summer Melodramas

Summer Melodramas

Kountze Memorial Theater 28500 West Park Highway, Ashland

Popcorn Productions, LLC and Mahoney State Park present melodramas each summer. This year, there are three shows in production: "B Mine Forever," "Phantom of Dark Grove," and "Gary Botter and the Divining Sphere." Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for children (ages 12 and under). Family package price is $28 for two adults and two …

Luminarium Summer Programming

Kiewit Luminarium 345 Riverfront Drive, Omaha

Kiewit Luminarium summer events include day time and Night Light programming. Night Light is an 18+ series at the Luminarium. "Explore Life Beyond Earth with Dr. Aidyl Gonzalez" - Thursday, June 6, from 7:30 - 10 p.m. (Night Light); Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Ready for an out-of-this-world experience? Soil scientist, educator, and STEM …

Event Series Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Dolly!

Omaha Community Playhouse 6915 Cass St., Omaha

Omaha Community Playhouse presents "Hello, Dolly!" from May 31-June 30, 2024. Tickets are $25-$50. OCP will offer an audio-described performance for those who are blind or visually impaired on Saturday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. and an American Sign Language-interpreted performance on Saturday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. Call the OCP Box Office at (402) …

Classics With A Cause Drive-In

Quasar Drive-In Theater 13427 N. 300th St., Valley

Quasar Drive-In Theater has partnered with local businesses to provide free drive-in movie screenings on Thursday nights May 30 through Nov. 7. Movies start at dusk. 2024 Schedule: May 30 - "Secondhand Lion" June 6 - "American Graffiti"  June 13 - "Barbie" June 20 - "A League of Their Own" June 27 - "Pokémon: Detective …

Free