Family Calendar Events March 2-9: Lincoln Coin Show at Sesostris Shrine Center; Grand and Edgewood Theatres. $3, admission, Friday-Sunday, “Clifford the Big Red Dog”; Paragon Ragtime Orchestra at the Rococo; “Mufaro’s Beautiful Girls” at the Lincoln Community Playhouse; “The Way to the Way” at the Nebraska Repertory Theater and more. | parenting


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Introducing Body, Mind, and Spirit for Adult Family Members — March 11. Aging Partners invites the public to attend a series of presentations, cost is $19, registration is due 9 a.m., March 8, sessions are in person at Jack J. Huck Continuing Education Center, 301 S. 68th St. Register: Call 402-437-2700 or Search: energize. Seating is limited and early registration is encouraged.

* 9h-12h. “Supplements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” by Ally Dering-Anderson, UNMC College of Pharmacy. The program will explore the benefits and risks of commonly used nutritional supplements, including CBD products.

* 9h-12h. Meditation 101” by Sheila Palmquist, Lincoln Yoga School. The program will cover different types of meditation and their physical, mental and emotional benefits.

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* 9h-12h. Qigong demonstration by Tracie Foreman, Aging Partners Health and Fitness. Qigong is an ancient and simple form of movement that helps quiet the mind while strengthening and relaxing the body.

* 9h-12h. Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Second Half of Life” by Dr. Julie Masters and Terry Haney, University of Nebraska Omaha School of Gerontology. This presentation will help people find their purpose in the second half of life.

More information: Call Aging Partners at 402-441-7575.

Fashion show in store — Hickman Community Center, 1 p.m. Saturday. Fashion show featuring: Patina Joe Boutique, Waverly; Hilary & Co., Roca; Small Movements, Hickman; 555 Shop, Lincoln; Good Life Boutique, Wahoo, bring a box of feminine hygiene products, 115 Locust St., Hickman.

Excursion program through Lincoln and beyond: parks and recreation Wednesday-April 30. Participate and visit a variety of locations in Lincoln, track activities on a passport, and get a stamp for your passport at each location you visit. Get 5 stamps and enter to win prizes. Get your passport at: Lincoln City Libraries, Lux Center, Morrill Hall, Nebraska History Museum, Pioneers Park Nature Center, Sheldon Museum of Art, The Great Plains History Museum, The International Quilt Museum and Spring Creek Prairie Audubon.

Feast of the first star: the branched oak observatory — 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Hunt Orion and Gaze at the Stars, 14300 NW 98th St., Raymond. More information: /

Monthly “Friends with Food” food distribution — Family Resource Center, 5-6 p.m. March 28. No documentation or registration required, enter through the west conference room door, supplies provided by Food Bank of Lincoln, 4621 NW 48th St.

Fly tying workshops in March — Center for Outdoor Education, 6 p.m. on March 9; 2 p.m. March 12. Anglers can learn the basics of tying flies and learn how to catch trout and sunfish. Members of the Cornhusker Fly Fishers Club will lead two hour sessions. All materials and tools will be provided, $10 per class, for one or both sessions, 4703 N. 44th St. More information:

Family hikes hand in hand Pioneers Park Nature Center, 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. March 29 and April 26. Enjoy nature with your kids, including a hike, activities and stories, designed for ages 2-7, $4, must register, no space available, 3201 S. Coddington Ave. Registry: 402-441 -7895

Children’s Dream Movie Series — Lincoln Grand and Edgewood Theatres. $3, admission, Friday-Sunday, “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” sponsored by American Family Insurance. The series has been a tradition at Marcus Theaters for over 15 years, bringing retro family films back to the big screen.

Lincoln Coin Exhibit — Center of the Sanctuary of Sesostris, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Over 20 merchants in the five-state area, offering a virtual museum of the history of coins and paper money. There will be a children’s table with giveaways, educational exhibits, raffle prizes and a drawing. Also offering quality handcrafted silver and semi-precious stone jewelry, sponsored by the Lincoln Coin Club, free admission and parking. 1050 Saltillo Road, Roca.

Matt Talbot Kitchen ready meals to take away — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Dining room is open with limited capacity, 2121 N. 27th St.

Open skateThe Bay, Wednesday 5 p.m., $10, youth must sign waiver online before arriving, 19 and under must have a parent or guardian complete the waiver for you, 2005 Y St. Sign waiver:

Night hike — Pioneers Park Nature Center, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday. Go for a walk and enjoy nature in the evening with the whole family, look for stars and wildlife, $5 per person; 6:21 p.m. Come early and watch the sunset, register by 5:00 p.m. March 4, 3201 S. Coddington. Register: call 402-441-7895.

Play in Lincoln Parks — See website for free park activities for all ages:

Family meal and prime time reading program – Arnold Elementary, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. Weekly storytelling and discussion program for parents and children, free take-out meal, according to the program, registration required, 5000 Mike Scholl St. Registration: at [email protected] or 402-310-3909.

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World Day of Prayer — March 4. The World Day of Prayer will be celebrated virtually this year, due to the pandemic. The group encourages people to pray wherever they are, at home, at work or at an event. More information: call 402-488-2418.


A cello evening — Westbrook Music Hall, 5:30 p.m. March 8. Students from the Glenn Korff School of Music perform, 1104 R St.

Evening of the Choirs — Newman Center, 7:30 p.m. March 8. Enjoy college singers, chamber singers, and the college choir; bring non-perishable food and personal hygiene product donations, benefiting the Husker Pantry, for entry, 320 N. 16th St.

Faculty Concert: Ora Paul Haar — Westbrook Music Building, 7:30 p.m. on March 7. With French classical works for saxophone, free concert, room 119, 1104 R St.

Lincoln Friends of Chamber: Harlem Quartet & Lopez-Gavilan – Johnny Carson Theater, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $35, adults; $5, students, 301 N. 12th St. Tickets:

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra — Rococo Theatre, Friday 8 p.m. Enjoy the syncopated sounds of early musical theaters, silent movies and vintage dance, 140 N. 14th St. Tickets:

Opera “She loves me” — Kimball Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Sunday; $20, adults; $10, students and seniors, 1113 R St.

“The Way to the Way”: Nebraska Directory – Howell Theatre, Temple Building, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; $40, adults; $35, UNL professors and staff; $15, students and Olli, 1209 R St. Tickets: 402-472-2567 or [email protected]

“Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale” – Lincoln Community Playhouse, 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2:00 p.m. Sunday, 2500 S. 56th St. Tickets:

River Dance — Lied Center, 7:30 p.m. 7 p.m. March 8-9; $39.50 to $79, 301 N. 12th St.

“Urinetown” the musical — Lincoln North Star School, 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, 5801 North 33rd St.

American Ballet Stars — Lied Center, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy a cast of principal and solo dancers from New York City Ballet and other renowned companies, $11-$42, 301 N. 12th St. Tickets:

Musical Theater Skills Camp — June 13-17; The show is June 18. The camp is designed for ages 9 to 13, $175, t-shirt included. The class will use popular Broadway tunes on stage now in New York City, to develop the skills needed to succeed in musical theater, including acting, singing and dancing, 2500 S. 56th St.

Summer Camps at Holy Trinity Church — Schedule: June 6-10, artistic and musical exploration; June 13-17, Wonders of the World; July 11-15, Building and Creating Systems; July 18-22, Dinosaurs. The four-week kids camp is designed for children ages 3-7. These camps are written by professionals and facilitated by experienced teachers and offer a religious component to each thematic week. Each week will accommodate a maximum of 40 children to ensure that each child feels comfortable, known and special. Each special week will provide excellent learning opportunities, fun environments and related activities. Discover all the details on

Summer Day Camps at Air Park Leisure Center — The weekly fee is $149 per five-day week; $121 per four-day week; fees include registration of $13 per week. Campers can choose any week to register. Register and pay the non-refundable registration fee online or at your camp location to reserve a camp spot. Accepts cash, checks, credit cards, debit cards and money orders. Complete the information and waiver forms online for campers. See registration website for times and dates, 3720 NW 46th St. or 402-441-7876.

Nebraska Youth Science Camps — Applications are due March 1 for YNS High School Researchers, high school juniors are preferred, with paid summer jobs in the labs of university scientists. Register for day camps on


* July 11-13, Engineering Plant Cell Walls, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

* July 25-27, The Secret Life of Metals, Creighton University, Omaha.


* June 1-3, How the Cookie Crumbles, UNL Food Science, Nebraska Innovation Campus, Lincoln.

* June 5-10, Biodiversity, UNL Cedar Point Biological Station, Ogallala.

* June 13-14, Chemistry and Nanoscience Behind Renewable Energy Technologies, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

* June 20-23, Explorations in Biology Camp, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln.


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