Omaha Event: Ugly Christmas Sweater Project at Swanson Library, 13 December

The Open Source Makers Club turn their talents to Christmas sweaters. Is there one holiday tradition that can’t be updated by technology?
Event is at 4pm. Registration is required at

Swanson Library
9101 W. Maple Rd.
Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 444-4852

Omaha Event: National Poinsettia Day at Lauritzen Gardens, 12 December

This day marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, who introduced the flower to America in the 1800s. The first 100 families to attend will receive a free poinsettia, and docents will be on hand to answer questions about the Mexican flower. Hours are 9am-5pm, and admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids from 6-12, and free to kids under 6 and members.

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

Omaha Event: Fundraiser and Networking at Hot Shops Art Center for Omaha Home for Boys, 8 December

Don’t miss this Omaha event next Friday, December 8, 2017 from 4:00-6:30 PM at the Hot Shops Art Center to benefit the Omaha Home for Boys.

An open house style event with:
Appetizers and drinks
Donor Prize Drawings
Insightful Presentations

Cost: Free, with optional donations to Omaha Home for Boys

The Hot Shops Art Center
1301 Nicholas Street
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 342-6452


Omaha Event: Santa’s Reindeer on the Plaza, 9 December

Santa and two of his reindeer will take test runs in Omaha from 10am-2pm. Children will see reindeer up close in the heated tent – and parents are welcome to take photos to capture the holiday memory. Santa and his elves will be on hand providing hot cocoa and scrumptious cookies.

Bel Air Plaza
120th & W Center Rd
Omaha, NE 68144