Yoga with Youngins
9:15 - 10 a.m.
October 5, 12, 19, 26
November 2, 9, 16
Grab your youngin and meet us on the mat for a peaceful and calming yoga session at Omaha Children’s Museum. A certified children’s yoga instructor will join us at OCM to teach yoga to children, ages 6 weeks to 18 months, (and their special adult) in a fun, relaxed and positive atmosphere that allows each child and adult to find peace and harmony within themselves.
This class is FREE, but requires registration online as space is very limited. Click on date above to register.
Free to all Members and Non-Members. Museum admission is not included. Limited availability for each session. Ages 6 weeks - 18 months. One adult per child is required. Must bring personal yoga mats. Mats are not provided.
*Cancellation Policy: Due to limited capacity, the museum requires a cancellation notice at least 48 hours in advance of the yoga session. To cancel your session, please call 402.342.6164.
Baby & Me Sign Language
9:15 - 10 a.m.
October 6, 13, 20, 27
* Registration is for one session only; you will need to register for each session you wish to attend.
Your baby has a lot to say! Come learn baby sign language together
every Thursday morning by a trained instructor. Each week, we will build
on the previous lesson, so come prepared to grow your knowledge in sign
language. Free to all Members and Non-Members. Museum admission is not
included. Limited availability for each session. One adult per child
is required. Participation in each
session is recommended.
*Cancellation Policy: Due to limited capacity, the museum requires a
cancellation notice at least 48 hours in advance of the session. To
cancel your session, please call 402.342.6164 (ages 6 weeks - 18 months)
Baby Love - Omaha's Only Baby Fair
Sunday, October 2
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Stop by Omaha Children's Museum's booth at Baby Love - Omaha's Only Baby Fair on October 2! We'll be teaching basic baby sign language and other helpful programming. The baby fair will be held at Baxter Arena, on the corner of 67th and Center streets. Tickets purchased in advance are $8, or $12 at the door. Children 12 and younger are admitted FREE. To purchase tickets, click here
First Wednesday of each month
Local leaders visit the museum to read stories about their profession to the museum’s youngest guests. Plus, a book will be signed by the leader reader and given to one lucky child in attendance. This program is sponsored by Bellevue University.
October 5: Omaha Symphony
November 2: Opera Omaha
December 7: Bellevue University, accompanied by Bruin Bear
Leader Reader Story Time is included with museum admission.
First Friday Family Date Night - Superhero Night
Friday, October 7
5 to 8 p.m.
We’re all superheroes for the October First Friday Family Date Night! Join us for games, create your own cape and mask, and watch a Mad Scientist Science Show.
All First Friday Family Date Night activities are included with museum admission.
Kindergarten Ready Graduation
Saturday, October 15
Children who have completed the Kindergarten Ready program will be invited to take part in the Kindergarten Ready Graduation ceremony where they will receive a goodie bag full of things to continue helping them get ready
for school, along with their Kindergarten Ready diploma!
Kindergarten Ready is a self-guided program designed to help children develop skills necessary to succeed in school. Children can work on the program each day at the museum. Learn more about the program here
Kindergarten Ready is free with regular museum admission or membership.
Teacher Appreciation Night
Saturday, Octorber 15
6:30 to 10 p.m.
Join Oriental Trading Company and Omaha Children's Museum for our annual Teacher Appreciation Night! Upon arrival, teachers can enjoy free drinks and get a first look at new educational supplies and our new programs.
Admission is free. Please register in advance for exciting raffle prizes. Register for this free event here
Healthy Trick or Treat Nights
Thursdays, October 20 & 27
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Get out your costumes early and join us for Healthy Trick or Treat Nights, sponsored by Oriental Trading Company and with healthy food provided by Costco. Collect healthy treats for kids at various stations, get your picture taken with characters, and have a fun and safe night at the museum!
Healthy Trick or Treat Nights are included with regular museum admission and are FREE to members.
The Container Store Grand Opening Weekend
October 22 and 23
Shop during the Grand Opening Weekend of The Container Store
at Westroads Mall and support Omaha Children's Museum. The Container Store will donate 10% of Grand Opening Weekend sales to the museum!
A Haunting at Hogwarts
Saturday, October 22
8 to 11 p.m.
Join us for an adults-only party at the museum with a Harry Potter twist! Enjoy a night at Hogwarts and show off your knowledge at the trivia challenge or try your hand at the special "Potions Class" Science Show. Live music and Q&A with The Rua, whose members have all appeared in different "Harry Potter" films. Start thinking of your best costume for the event - there will be a costume contest! No alcohol will be sold at the event.
Tickets are $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers, and include appetizers and desserts. This event is sold out! To be added to the wait list, please call the museum at 402-342-6164.
Note: Must be 18+ to attend!
Milk And Cookies With Santa
Saturday, November 26
6 to 8 p.m.
Join us for an after-hours special event for families! Milk and Cookies with Santa is a magical night that includes our Santa Show, holiday crafts, milk & hot chocolate, and cookies with Santa and his special friends. Children will get the chance to talk with Santa one-on-one.
Tickets to Milk and Cookies with Santa are available now, and are $15 per person for members and $25 per person for non-members. Children under 24 months are free. Purchase tickets online here
, in person at the museum, or by phone at 402-342-6164.