Every Thursday at Flagship Commons, Westroads
Vegan Thursday is a weekly celebration of vegan food at Flagship Commons. You are invited every Thursday to enjoy special discounts on our vegan selections at all our restaurants, including Aromas Coffeehouse. 402-932-9993
National Geographic Live! Chasing Rivers with photographer Pete McBride
April 18 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.
Join National Geographic’s acclaimed photographer and “freshwater hero” as he tells the stories of his unforgettable journeys down the majestic Colorado and the sacred Ganges rivers. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10-25. 402-345-0606
Nebraska Science Festival
April 20-29 at various locations.
Kari Byron of MythBusters will give the keynote address at 7:30 p.m. on April 21 at Joslyn Art Museum. Other events throughout the week include “The Science of Ice Cream” at eCreamery, a science expo at Durham Museum, and more. Prices vary by event. Keynote speaker is free, but reservations are required. 402-559-4319
Dinner on the Dark Side
April 22 at Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S. 20th St.
Eat Star Wars-themed food and participate in activities such as all-ages Jedi training sessions, a 501st Legion costume exhibition, and interaction with costumed characters. Members of the 501st will be honored that evening for their volunteer work. 6-9 p.m. Tickets: $35. 402-342-6164
Party for the Planet
April 22 at Henry Doorly Zoo, 3701 S. 10th St.
Celebrate Earth Day at Omaha’s Zoo with conservation-themed booths inside the Wild Kingdom Pavilion. Gate gifts will also be given while supplies last. Admission: $17.95 adults, $16.95 seniors ages 65 and over, $11.95 children ages 3-11, and free to children ages 2 and under. 402-733-8400
Little Scientist Day
April 25 at the Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S. 20th St.
In conjunction with the Nebraska Science Festival, the museum will have hands-on science experiments for young children and science shows for families. Included with museum admission: $12 for children and adults, $11 for seniors, free for members and children under 24 months. 402-342-6164
Omaha Czech Festival
April 30 at Millard Social Hall, 10508 S. 144th St.
The Omaha Czech Club says, “Vitame vas!” (“We welcome you”) to their annual spring festival. Events include a luncheon, Czech music, vendors, and more. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org