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AppleJack Festival, Oktoberfest, stargazing and 20+ other fun things to do this weekend

Looking for something fun to do in the Omaha area this weekend? Check out these family-friendly suggestions, which take place Sept. 19-22. Read more

Nebraska farming family welcomes baby No. 5 with surprise gender reveal; It 'meant the world to us'

"I thought it would be fun...We never did a gender reveal before since they weren't a thing when we had our other kids," Sarah Jensen said. Read more

'Amazing group of people': Police team gives disabled, sick kids the life they've dreamed of

Zoe Groff was excited to visit Lauritzen Gardens with her twin sister, Chloe, this past spring. Instead, she spent the day in the hospital. Read more

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'Howie D' is a celebration of middle school norms, musical forms and finding your way

The soundtrack of this powerful, thought-provoking production is sure to leave families singing and dancing in the aisles. Read more

Single mom: 'I can’t imagine a better place for me and my kids' than the YMCA

Inclusion, family atmosphere make working at Downtown Y more than a job. Read more

Kid-friendly events

Omaha events calendar

A Demonstration in Democracy: The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam Exhibit

Date and time
Venue UNO Criss Library
CostFree

Photographs of the October 15, 1969 Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam demonstration in Omaha taken by Dr. Sam Walker are on display in U…

Omaha events calendar

Concordia Brat Trot and Oktoberfest

Date and time
Venue Concordia Junior Senior High School
Cost$15-40

Set the pace for 2019 with Concordia's 1st Annual Oktoberfest and Brat Trot 5K and 1 mile fun run/walk on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at C…

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Bob's Construction Night

Date and time
Venue Omaha Childrens Museum
CostIncluded with admission

Can we fix it? Yes we can! Join us for a riveting night of construction making your own wooden houses, going on a hunt for the missing tool…

What makes a vacation fun? Mom and kids have very different ideas

"Apparently, walking seven miles and exploring mansions isn’t as fun as hotel pools. And, according to my calculations, we still had a few miles to go. I mean, come on! Restored Gilded Age mansions? That’s a hit for everyone!" Read more

20+ local pumpkin patches, orchards to check out for family-friendly fun this fall

There's nothing like fall for a little family fun. Read more