March 2, 2015

Looking Forward To Omaha Symphony’s 2015-16 Season

Symphony Family Series Collage

Even if you don’t consider yourself a classical music lover, there are quite a few shows in the Omaha Symphony 2015-2016 season you’ll like. I promise. I attended the season announcement event last week and, you guys, there is quite a bit for Omaha families! I’m pretty excited. There are also several shows for the mainstream crowd (those who swear they don’t like classical) that will make … [More...]

February 28, 2015

20+ Fun Things To Do In Omaha This March

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March in Omaha can be summarized by saying it's a lot of Irish stuff, a few Easter egg hunts and a lot of indoor events. Check out the list below for a ton of family-friendly things going on in Omaha March 1-31.   Hooley - an Irish celebration When: March 1, 3 to 8 p.m. Where: Omaha Firefighters Hall, 6005 Grover St. Cost: $30 for families ($10 adults, $5 for kids), … [More...]

February 26, 2015

Best Family And Date Deals On Groupon Omaha

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Anyone else scour Groupon for deals when you're planning a vacation? Don't overlook deals in your hometown! I scoured Groupon Omaha to find great family-friendly activities and a few date ideas. These are either places I’ve been to or would totally consider buying a Groupon for…but it's not EVERY deal. You can see all deals here. Heads up! For today only (Thursday, Feb. 26, until 6 p.m.) … [More...]

February 26, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha Feb. 26 through March 1


You guys, where did February go? How do I already have an event for March listed here? A St. Patrick’s Day-related one, no less?   I’ll quit complaining and share with you three fun things to do in Omaha this weekend. Time stands still for no one. Enjoy the weekend!   60th Annual O’Reilly World of Wheels Car Show When: Friday, 3 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 … [More...]

February 25, 2015

Harlem Globetrotters In Omaha + Discount

Harlem Globetrotters' 2009 "Spinning The Globe" World Tour

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters. You know ‘em. I know ‘em.   But have you seen them do their thing in person? You know, the dunks, the trick shots, that crazy ball handling wizardry they do. I’ve seen one Globetrotter at a press event back in my newspaper days. It was pretty … [More...]

February 24, 2015

Review: World Premiere Of Zen Ties


This past Saturday night, The Rose invited me and my family to attend a performance of “Zen Ties.” It was the opening weekend of the world premiere of the show. How cool is it that Omaha is the first to see it, right? I love hour-long 5 p.m. performances. So perfect for my kids’ attention … [More...]