The following is a rundown of family activities for the week of Feb. 9-15
Kids Dream Winter Film Series — "The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature" (PG), 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Lincoln Grand Cinema, 1101 P St. and Edgewood Cinema, 5220 S. 56th St. Admission: $3. Special prices on popcorn and beverages.
IndiExplore -- 10-11 a.m., Indigo Bridge Books, 701 P St. Celebrate Black History Month with guests from MAMA (Midwestern African Museum of Arts). Free.
Barnes & Noble story time — 11-11:30 a.m., SouthPointe Barnes & Noble.
Lincoln Public Schools Spelling Bee -- 8:30-10:30 a.m. (doors open at 7:45 a.m.), Culler Middle School, 5201 Vine St. Open to students in grades 5-8. Free.
Bilingual story time — 10-11 a.m., Indigo Bridge Books, 701 P St.
Investigate: 2nd Saturday Science Lab -- "What Goes Up Must come Down: Gravity," 10 a.m.-noon, University of Nebraska State Museum, Morrill Hall, 645 N. 14th St. Free with regular museum admission.
"Click, Clack, Moo I Love You!" story time -- 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 5150 O St. and SouthPointe Pavilions locations.
Children's story time and book signing -- with Carole Levin, 4-5 p.m., Francie & Finch Bookshop, 130 S. 13th St. Levin is author of "The Secret History of How England & Elizabeth I Defeated the Spanish Armada."
Owl Prowl -- guided hike along Tree House Trail, learn calls of the wild, see what the owl had for lunch and a make-and-take craft, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure, 2600 Arbor Drive, Nebraska City. Regular admission. 402-873-8717.
Story times for Families — 1-1:30 p.m., Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior St.; 4-4:30 p.m., Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th St.
Lunar New Year Celebration -- 2:30-4:30 p.m., Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th St. Traditional dance, instrumental performances, interactive exploration. Free.
Library story times — Baby: 10 a.m., Gere Branch; 10:35 a.m., Eiseley Branch. Toddler: 10:30 a.m., Anderson Branch. Preschool: 6:30 p.m., Gere Branch.
Library story times — Toddler: 10, 10:35 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Gere Branch; 10:30 a.m., Bethany Branch. Preschool: 10:30 a.m., South Branch; 10:30, 11 a.m., Walt Branch; 7 p.m., Eiseley Branch. Wee Workouts (preschool): 10:30 a.m., Eiseley Branch.
Children's story time —10-11 a.m., Indigo Bridge Books, 701 P St. Book: "Amazing Grace."
Family story time -- "Science," 6:30-7:30 p.m., Walt Branch Library.
Library story times — Baby: 10 a.m., Gere Branch. Toddler: 10:35 a.m., Eiseley and Gere branches. Preschool: 10:30 a.m., Anderson, Eiseley, South and Walt branches.
Library story times — Baby: 10:30 a.m., Walt Branch; 6:30 p.m., Gere Branch. Toddler: 10 and 10:35 a.m., Gere Branch; 10:35 a.m., Eiseley Branch. Preschool: 10:30 a.m., Bethany and Eiseley branches.
Free Thursday Night admission -- 4:30-8 p.m. Thursdays in February, University of Nebraska State Museum, Morrill Hall, 645 N. 14th St.
Shows and exhibits
"Wynken, Blynken & Nod" world premiere — Feb. 10-11, 17-19 and 24-26, The Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St., Omaha. For dates, times and tickets: 402-345-4849 or rosetheater.org.
"Peter and the Starcatcher" -- Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9-10 and 2 p.m. Feb. 11, McDonald Theatre, Elder Memorial Speech and Theatre Center, 51st Street and Huntington Avenue. 402-465-2384 or theatre.nebrwesleyan.edu.
Planetarium astronomy shows — "Firefall" 11 a.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. "Solar Superstorms" noon Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays; "Big Red Sky Tour," 1 p.m. Saturdays. University of Nebraska Museum of Natural History, Mueller Planetarium, Morrill Hall, south of 14th and Vine streets. 402-472-2641.
Hyde Observatory shows — 7-10 p.m. Saturdays, Hyde Observatory, Holmes Lake. Free. Reservations available for Monday-Thursday nights. 402-441-7094.
Arctic Wonderland -- daily through April 8, Omaha Children's Museum, 500 S. 20th St., Omaha. Information: ocm.org.
Little Ladies Date Night -- 6-8 p.m. Feb. 16, Lincoln Children's Museum, 1420 P St. Fun activities and special night for little ladies and their "date" (dads, grandpas, uncles). Members: $20/couple (one adult/one girl), $5/extra guest (adult or child). Non-members: $30/couple, $10/extra guest. Register at lincolnchildrensmuseum.org.
Annual Model Train Show -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 18, Lancaster Event Center, multi-purpose arena, 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. Train layouts, train rides for kids, vendors and kids play area.
Free Family Fun Day -- "Polish Culture," 1-4 p.m. Feb. 17, Nebraska History Museum, 131 Centennial Mall North. Polish story telling, make Polish crafts, listen to traditional polka music and learn about Polish Americans who settled in Nebraska.
Sunday with a Scientist -- "Nanoscience," 12:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 18, University of Nebraska State Museum, Morrill Hall, 645 N. 14th St. Regular museum admission.
Unipex Stamp Show -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 25, Country Inn & Suites, 5353 N. 27th St. Includes kids table. Free admission and parking. Information: lincolnstampclub.org or 402-483-6626.
Prairie Princess Party -- 1-4 p.m. Feb. 24, College Park, 3180 W. Highway 34, Grand Island (across from Stuhr Museum). Event is for little girls and boys. $8/person. 308-385-5316 or stuhrmuseum.org.
Westminster Drama Camp 2018 -- for grades kindergarten through six, "The Little Mermaid," 9 a.m. March 12 to 5 p.m. March 17, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd. Register at westminsterlincoln.org.