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Events

Annual Summer Fun Field Day — 10:30-11:15 a.m. May 28. Shoe kicking contest, jump rope competition, water balloon toss and more, South Branch Library, outside, 2675 South St. Lincolnlibraries.org or 402-441-8570.

All ages storytime “Tales and Rhymes” — 11-11:30 a.m. May 22 and May 28. The whole family is invited to join in storytime and activities, Walt Branch Library, meeting room 2, 6701 S. 14th St. Lincolnlibraries.com or 402-441-4460.

All ages storytime — 10:30-11:30 p.m. May 25. The whole family is invited to join in storytime and crafts, Walt Branch Library, meeting room 2, 6701 S. 14th St. Lincolnlibraries.com or 402-441-4460.

Barnes and Noble Storytime event — 11 a.m. May 25. Celebrate the release of the live-action movie, featuring “Aladdin,” by Suzanne Francis, and the Golden Story book "Aladdin," by Karen Kreider, hands-on activities, get a coupon from the cafe for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4, 2910 Pine Lake Blvd. Barnesandnoble.com/store/2939 or 402-421-7979.

Barnes and Noble Friday morning storytime — 11 a.m. May 24. Storytime and activity, free, 2910 Pine Lake Blvd. Barnesandnoble.com/store/2939 or 402-421-7979.

Blue Star Museum program: Free admission for military families Lincoln Children's Museum — 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; Thursdays 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sundays 1-5 p.m. May 18-Sept. 2. Museum will participate in Blue Star museum program, providing free admission to all military personnel and families from Armed Forces Day through Labor Day, Lincoln Children's Museum, 1420 P St. Arts.gov/bluestarmuseums or LincolnChildrensMuseum.org or 402-477-4000. 

Bilingual storytime: Indigo Bridge Books — 2-3 p.m. May 26. Families can enjoy a story in English and a second language, songs, games and a craft to wrap, story time is intended for ages 3-8, however all ages are welcome, 701 P St. Indigobridgebooks.com or 402-477-7770.

“Cherish Nebraska” exhibition at Morrill Hall — 9:30 a.m-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday; also open until 8 p.m. Thursdays; and 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays. View the cultural and natural history of Nebraska with interactive and educational activities, fourth floor, Nebraska History Museum, 645 N. 14th St. Museum.unl.edu or 402-472-2642.

Craft social night — 6 p.m. May 23. Families bring a project to make and socialize with new friends while making a craft, bring own food and drink, free, Makit Takit, 4720 Prescott Ave. 402-483-4232.

Family Late Night event — 5-8 p.m. May 23. New games and activities throughout the museum available for working parents and families, free for members, $9.95 adults, $10.95 kids 18 months to 15 years, free kids under 18 months, Lincoln Children’s Museum, 1420 P St. LincolnChildrensMuseum.org or 402-477-4000.

Family Storytime — 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 28. The whole family is invited to enjoy storytime and activities, South Library, 2675 South St. Lincolnlibraries.org or 402-441-8570.

Haymarket Farmers' Market — 8 a.m.-noon. Items for purchase including art work, baked goods, food vendors, beverages, crafts, jewelry, furniture, yard art and more, performers are staged in Iron Horse Park, Downtown Historic Haymarket, Seventh and P streets. 

Historic Bike Tour — 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Lincoln Historic Preservation planner Ed Zimmer will lead participants on a historic tour, ride your bike visiting the locations of John Johnson's photographs, bring your bike and helmet, starting point is the Malone Center 2032 U St. History.nebraska.gov/biketour or josh.beeman@nebraska.gov or 402-471-4768.

Lincoln Community Foundation Garden Performance series: Basoons Across Nebraska — Noon. Families can enjoy an afternoon of music in an outdoor setting, free, 1415 N St. Arsincorporated.org.

"Spring into Summer" Breslow Center ice skating event — 7:30-9:30 p.m. May 24. Games, prizes, live DJ, $6, adults; $5, kids; $3, skate rental, 433 V St. Breslowhockeycenter.com 402-472-2758. 

Stransky Park Summer music series: PANgea Band — 5 p.m. May 24. Bring your lawn chair and blanket, pets welcome but must be on a leash, free concert, 17th Street and Harrison Avenue.

Yoga "Empower girls" Art Camp — Noon-1:30 p.m. May 25. Ages 11-14, Class focused on topics for teens including self-worth, self-acceptance, self-talk, self-care and self-confidence, $25, drop-in or register, parents run your errands for an hour while your teen learns how to reduce stress and anxiety, Yin Yang Yoga, 4640 Champlain Drive Suite 125. Lincolnyinyangyoga.com or 402-560-6516. 

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Rock Band Kids Summer Camp — May 28-Aug. 10. Week-long camp for kids ages 6-16, Lincoln School of Music, camp includes rock band lessons, outside play, music games and workshops,  2788 S. St. More information: 402-570-1661 or lincolnschoolofmusic.com/summercamps

Nearby

Kregel Windmill Factory Museum — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Families can enjoy a historic tour of a one-story structure and learn about an era of the manufacturing world of windmills, imagine the heat of the forge, feel the rumbling from vibrations of the huge overhead machines and hear hammer meeting metal in the fabrication area, see every day items actually used in 1902. The museum is described as a time capsule of early 20th Century shop-type manufacturing, 1416 Central Ave, Nebraska City. Kregelwindmillfactorymuseum.org or 402-873-1078.  

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