The following is a rundown of family activities for the week of Nov. 10-16:
Lincoln City Libraries holiday closing -- Friday-Saturday in observance of Veterans Day.
IndiExplore -- 10 a.m., Indigo Bridge Books, 701 P St. Theme: Pumpkin Soup, story and kids make pumpkin soup with Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln. Free.
Santa's Arrival Pajama Jam -- 6-8 p.m., Gateway Food Court, 6100 O St. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive in a horse-drawn carriage, lead a parade to Santa's workshop. Fun, treats and entertainment. Free.
Prairie Pines Celebrate Fall -- 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; scavenger hunt, 1-4 p.m., Prairie Pines, 3100 N. 112th St. Nature Ninja Course for kids and other activities. Free.
Bilingual English-Spanish story time -- 10-11 a.m., Indigo Bridge Books, 701 P St.
Investigate: Second Saturday Science Lab -- "Scientific Illustration," 10 a.m.-noon, Morrill Hall, University of Nebraska State Museum, 14th and Vine streets. Regular museum admission.
"A Loud Winter's Nap" storytime -- 11-11:30 a.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, SouthPointe Pavilions and 5150 O St. locations.
Library storytimes -- 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.
Children's storytime -- 10-11 a.m., Indigo Bridge Books, 701 P St. Book: "Penguin and Pumpkin."
Musical storytime -- hosted by Lincoln City Libraries and Harris Academy of the Arts, 10:30 a.m., Anderson Branch Library, 3635 Touzalin Ave. Play orchestral instruments and enjoy "Tubby the Tuba" story. Free.
Library storytimes -- Toddler: 10:30 a.m., Walt; 10:35 a.m. Eiseley and Gere. Preschool: 10:30 a.m., Eiseley. Baby: 10 a.m., Gere.
Musical storytime -- hosted by Lincoln City Libraries and Harris Academy of the Arts, 10:30 and 11 a.m., Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St. Play orchestral instruments and enjoy "Tubby the Tuba" story. Free.
Library storytimes -- Toddler: 10 a.m., Gere; 10:35 a.m., Eiseley and Gere. Preschool: 10:30 a.m., Eiseley, Bethany, Gere. Baby: 10:30 a.m., Walt; 6:30 a.m., Gere.
Musical storytime -- hosted by Lincoln City Libraries and Harris Academy of the Arts, 10:30 a.m., Bethany Branch Library, 1810 N. Cotner Blvd. Play orchestral instruments and enjoy "Tubby the Tuba" story. Free.
Shows and exhibits
Jurassic Quest -- 3-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Lancaster Event Center, Pavilion I, 4100 N. 84th St.
"Shrek The Musical Jr." -- Theatre Arts for Kids, 7 p.m. Nov. 16-17; 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Christ Lutheran Church, 4325 Sumner St. TAFK.org.
Planetarium astronomy shows -- "Into the Deep" 11 a.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. "The Dark Matter Mystery Exploring a Cosmic Secret" noon Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays shows begin Sunday through Nov. 26. University of Nebraska Museum of Natural History, Mueller Planetarium, Morrill Hall, south of 14th and Vine streets. 402-472-2641. Planetarium closed on UNL home football game days.
Hyde Observatory shows -- 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, Hyde Observatory, Holmes Lake. Free. Reservations available for Monday-Thursday nights. 402-441-7094.
YMCA Turkey Trot -- 1-mile fun run/walk, 5K run or 3x1-mile Turkey Leg Relay family event, Nov. 23, Cooper YMCA, 6767 S. 14th St. Register at ymcalincoln.org/turkeytrot.