Omaha Event: Tree-mendous Arbor Day Celebration, 28 April

Celebrate the holiday grown in Nebraska at Lauritzen Gardens with a variety of tree-themed educational activities. The first 100 households get a free tree seedling, and any child who dresses like a tree gets in free. Regular admission rates apply.

Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft St.
Omaha, NE 68108
(402) 346-4002

Omaha Event: Candidate Forums at Big Mama’s, 26 April

Black Men United, in conjunction with Big Mama’s Kitchen and Catering, is hosting its 9th annual candidate forums Wednesdays during the month of April.

Omaha candidates for mayor and City Council districts 1, 2, and 3 are scheduled to speak, contingent on the outcome of the April 4 primary vote.

Come get to know your candidates and learn their positions on the issues. Forums run from noon-1:30 pm.

Big Mama’s Kitchen 3223 N 45th St
3223 North 45th Street
Better Together Campus
Omaha, NE 68111

Omaha Event: Whose Line? Live, 27 April

See “Whose Line” cast members Greg Proops, Jeff Davis, Ryan Stiles, and Joel Murray bring their mix of improv games, songs, and scenes to the Holland Center to make you laugh. The Omaha event starts at 7:30 pm; tickets start at $39.25.

Holland Performing Arts Center
1200 Douglas St.
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 345-0606

Nebraska SciFest SciPop Interactive, 29 April

Learn the science behind Harry Potter and Star Trek through presentations and demonstrations. This Nebraska SciFest SciPop Interactive event runs from 10am-2pm; tickets run from $6 to $12.

Strategic Air Command and Space Museum
28210 W Park Hwy
Ashland, NE 68003
(402) 944-3100 x 253

Omaha Event: Nebraska Renaissance Faire, 29-30 April

Travel back in time to medieval Europe. Tour a bazaar of assorted crafts, enjoy food from various vendors and watch a variety of jugglers, singers and dancers all garbed in period clothing. The faire runs 11am-6pm, with tickets running $12 for adults and $5 for children 7 and up.

Miller’s Landing
151 Freedom Park Rd
Omaha, NE 68102-4227

Omaha Event: Omaha Rollergirls Star Wars Night, 29 April

Two contests on the 29th with the Omaha AAA taking on the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls and the Omaha All-Stars battling a team to be announced. Hot dogs are $1; tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for kids 4-10, free for 3 and under. The game runs from 5-8 pm, with the first hour’s special guests the Central Garrison – 501st Legion.

Ralston Arena
7300 Q St.
Ralston, NE 68127

Omaha Event: Feature VII: Julianne Moore in Conversation with Alexander Payne, 24 April

One Oscar winner talks with another as director Payne interviews Julianne Moore about her career and her thoughts about the movies in general. The Omaha event runs from 7-11 pm, concluding with a party; admission prices vary.

Film Streams at the Ruth Sokolof Theater
1340 Mike Fahey St.
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 933-0259

Ralston Event: Omaha Rollergirls Season Opener, 22 April

Opening night is Alumni Night of Honor, where any past Rollergirl or official gets a free ticket. (Email to redeem.) The rest pay $12 for adults, $6 for kids 4-10, free for 3 and under. Opening night runs from 5-8 pm.

Ralston Arena
7300 Q St.
Ralston, NE 68127