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Events

All ages storytime “Tales and Rhymes” — 11-11:30 a.m. May 1. 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.

Bake Sale Tails' n Trails Fundraiser — Noon-4 p.m. May 3. Treats available for purchase for you and your pets, free-will donations accepted for the Capital Humane Society, Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, 333 South 13th St. 402-474-7474.

Block Party: International Quilt Study Center & Museum — 4-8 p.m. May 3. Enjoy arts, crafts, face painting, balloon animals, games, activities and refreshments, 1523 N. 33rd St. Quiltstudy.org or 402-472-6549.

Family storytime — 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 7. The whole family is invited to join in storytime, songs and crafts, meet in the children’s area, South Branch Library, 2675 South St. Lincolnlibraries.com or 402-441-8570.

“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 2. Families bring your own project to make, and socialize with new friends while making your craft, bring your own food and drink, free, Makit Takit, 4720 Prescott Ave. 402-483-4232.

Family Late Night event — 5-8 p.m. May 2. 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.

"First Friday" F Street Community Center — 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 3. Families are invited to enjoy free food and live music, 1125 F St. LincolnSouthDowntown.org or 402-441-7591.

Kids and Camera Photo exhibit and program— 5:30-7 p.m. May 3. Program 6 p.m. Arnold Elementary Camera club Kids grades 3-5 will be showcasing photos they took around their neighborhood, about what they think health represents, free, refreshments, Duncan Aviation Flight Hangar, 1761 W. Kearney Ave. Lori.seibel@chelincoln.org or 402-436-1120.

Lego Sunday — 1-3 p.m. May 5. Families can build a masterpiece together with Legos, Eisley Branch Library, 1530 Superior St. Lincolnlibraries.org or 402-441-4250.

"Live Kind Lincoln" Week: Community Health Endowment — May 1-May 4. Reminders for people to be kind will be distributed in various ways including information sheets, bookmarks and stickers. These items can be picked up at any Lincoln City Library, lincolnlibraries.org; YMCA of Lincoln, ymcalincoln.org; Aging Partners Senior Centers, 402 441 6156, or the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln, 250 North 21st Street. More information: Chelincoln.org or 402-436- 5516.

Mayor's Children's Run — 8-10 a.m. May 4. Six heats for kids to run in: 8 a.m. boys, grades 5-6; 8:20 a.m. girls, grades 5-6; 8:40 a.m. boys, grades 3-4; 9 a.m. girls, grades 3-4; 9:20 a.m. boys, 2nd grade and under; 9:40 a.m. girls, 2nd grade and under, Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 K St. Lincolnrun.org/races/mayors.

Nebraska Czechs of Lincoln 50th Annual Czech Festival — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5. Hot Czech food, 11 a.m. until it's gone, raffle, silent auction, accordion jam, coronation of 2019 Lincoln Czech-Slovak Queen, Prince and Princess, WFLA bike drawing for kids 15 years and younger, variety of vendors, Pla-Mor Ballroom, 6600 O St. Lincolnczechs.org or 402-570-7300.

Pan Asian History and Heritage Celebration — 5-7:30 p.m. May 3. Untold Migrant Stories featuring Lincoln High School Students & author Channy Chhi Laux, performance by The Chinese Classical Musical Ensemble, traditional Asian Food, and craft activities, Nebraska History Museum, 131 Centennial Mall North. History.nebraska.gov or 402-471-4782.

Star Wars Day — 1-3 p.m. May 4. 1 p.m. Escape room; 2 p.m. Costume contest, put on your favorite Star Wars costume and enjoy games, crafts, 3-D printing of Star Wars tokens, movies, and snacks, pre-register for the Escape Room by calling 402-441-8525, Bennet Martin Library, 136 S. 14th St. Lincolnlibraries.org or 402-441-8500.

Table top gaming night — 6-7:30 p.m. May 6. Families can try new and classic tabletop games, Bennet Martin Library, 136 S 14th St, Lincolnlibraries.org or 402-441-8500.

Teen yoga — 10:30 a.m. May 4. Kids ages 10-13 experience movement, exercise and stretching together, bring a water bottle, yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing, space limited, please register ahead, parents run your errands for an hour while your teen learns how to reduce stress and anxiety, Yin Yang Yoga, 4640 Champlain Dr. Ste 125. Lincolnyinyangyoga.com or 402-560- 6516.

Nearby

National Space Day celebration — 10 a.m. May 4. Dr. Jennifer Levasseur, from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will present on space imagery and how space photography technology has progressed; 11 a.m. 2 p.m. Jedi Training, Strategic Air Command Museum, 28210 Wesr Park Highway, Ashland. SACmuseum.org or 402-944-3100.

Robot Zoo — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through-May 10. Interactive exhibition featuring robotic animals and hands-on activities. Larger-than-life-size machinery, simulating a variety of moving animal body parts. Everybody can participate in sensory activities, including "Swat the Fly," "Sticky Feet" and "Tongue Gun," $12 adults, $11 military and seniors, $6 kids 4-12, free kids 3 and under, Strategic Air Command, 28210 West Park Highway, Ashland (Exit 426). Sacmuseum.org/event/robot-zoo or 402-944-3100.  

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