October 21, 2014

‘Once Upon A Farm’ Opens + Giveaway

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Being Omaha Family Dining Week, it’s timely to tell you all about the special exhibit that just opened at Omaha Children's Museum: “Once Upon a Farm.” Guess who grows all that good food?   This interactive exhibit tells kids how the food on the table got there, and the important role agriculture plays in their everyday lives.   Some of the cool features: Slide … [More...]

October 20, 2014

Omaha Family Dining Week + Giveaway

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This blog is typically about taking the family out. Today, I’m inviting you all to stay home. The week of Oct. 19-25 is Omaha Family Dining Week. “Family Dining” means cooking and eating at home together as a family. I’m joining Live Well Omaha Kids, Mayor Jean Stothert and a host of community partners and bloggers, in encouraging others to commit to cooking and eating at home as a … [More...]

October 17, 2014

Dave & Buster’s: The Perfect Makeshift Party Spot

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Editor's note: This is a guest blog post by Julian Young.  Recently my wife and I needed to throw our baby girl a fun, cost-effective and affordable 1-year birthday party. After racking our brains for several weeks about what we were going to do, we decided: Dave & Buster's!   We considered Dave and Buster's for a few reasons: 1. We needed something fun and fast. 2. We … [More...]

October 16, 2014

Fun Things To Do In Omaha Oct. 17-19

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This weekend is one for the creative types and the Halloween fans! Check out three fun things to do in Omaha this weekend:   Celebration of Mind When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: KANEKO, 1111 Jones St. Why: This FREE family event, hosted by KANEKO, Fat Brain Toys and the University of Nebraska Omaha STEM, has hands-on stations to learn about science, technology, engineering, art … [More...]

October 15, 2014

Omaha Symphony’s Halloween Shows + Giveaway

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The Omaha Symphony is getting into the Halloween spirit this season, presenting two shows themed around Halloween. I’m pretty psyched about both of them - but I have to tell you, the second one is a perfect show for the whole family.  The first one is “Scary Movie Music” this Saturday. You’ll … [More...]

October 14, 2014

Blue Man Group For Kids?

Blue Man Group is about Blue Men as they discover, engage and explore the world's obsession with cutting-edge technology.

Blue Man Group is a unique show the defies categorization. My first experience with the show was several years ago, I attended as a reviewer, with my husband as a date. It was funny, that's what I remember most. And unexpected. With good music. The funny in the show came primarily from … [More...]