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After a week full of freezing temperatures and snowfall, I bet you’re ready to get out and enjoy the warmer weather in Omaha.
We’ve compiled a few events happening this weekend that you might want to check out.
Attend a free kids workshop at your local Home Depot from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children will build a Valentine card holder. Get there early while supplies last.
Enjoy free movies at Aksarben theatre every weekend in February. This week’s movie is “Ice Age: Continental Drift.” Show times start at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Patrons are asked to bring one non-perishable food item to donate to Together Inc.
See 27 sculptures made from LEGO bricks at Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. The new exhibit featuring these sculptures in fourteen individual displays around the garden begins today and is incorporated into the spring flower show.
Head down to Lincoln’sMorrill Hall to check out their “Dinosaurs and Distasters” event. UNL scientists and students are providing hands-on activities for everyone that will engage scientific discovery. This is an all day event starting at 9:30 a.m. Regular museum admission is charged.
Enjoy a train expo at the Council Bluffs Mid-America Center. Model and toy train experts will be on hand with exhibits and informative demonstrations to entertain the who family. This event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow. Admission is $9 for adults and children 12 and under are free.
Head to the Ralston Arena for public skating from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $5 and skate rentals are $3. Admission is cash only.
Watch the Creighton basketball team take on Bradley at 2:05 p.m. at the CenturyLink Center. Stick around and watch the UNO Mavericks play their second hockey game against Michigan Tech at 7:07 p.m.
Warm up with movies at Marcus Theatre locations for the “Kids Dream Winter Film Series.” Enjoy $2 movies with the family on Saturdays at 10 a.m. and movies on Sunday at 11 a.m. This weekend they will play “Madagascar 3.” Another plus is the theater’s $2 concession specials.
Does your child love dancing? Zumba classes are a great way to stay healthy and have fun. Every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. the Omaha Ballroom, 5038 S 153 St. offers children’s Zumba. The cost is either $10 for one class or $30 for the whole month.
Listen to “Drumline Live” presented by the Omaha Performing Arts. Tickets for the one-night-only event are as low as $19. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theater, near 16th and Farnam Streets.
Mark your calendars for Kidz Explore’s”When I Grow Up!’ which is Feb. 16 and Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mid-America Center. Swing No Frills and Bag ‘N Save stores for discounted tickets or join momaha’s weekly 2 p.m. Friday live chats to see how you can win a free family 4-packs of tickets.