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The top 5 family-friendly events this weekend: November 10–12

November 10: Steinberg Skating Rink's Opening Day Travel back in time with the Steinberg outdoor ice rink this weekend with 50-cent skate admission, the same price it was in 1957 when the rink opened. Steinberg is the largest outdoor rink in the Midwest, and it's open all season—even on holidays. Skate rental is $6, cash only. 400 Jefferson. Forest Park. November 10–12: Winter Jewels at the Butterfly...

Lego Party

Many craft stores offer Lego building parties, but you can do the same theme at home for a fraction of the cost. Purchase small inexpensive Lego and Bionicle kits, or set up plastic buckets of assorted Legos for kids who like to create their own masterpieces. Create a Lego party theme with Lego cut-outs, a Lego cake and play...

Wonderland Party

Keep kids entertained for hours with a Nutcracker-themed winter wonderland party. Decorate the party room with hanging snowflakes, cotton lined floors, white balloons, white mini-lights and bowls of sugar plums (candies). Make gingerbread houses by gluing together graham crackers and decorating them with different colored icings and candies. While the glue is drying on the houses, head over to...

Swim and Slumber Party

Hotel Party
Having kids sleep over at the house is fun, but even better is having a sleepover in a hotel where you don't have to clean up afterward. Reserve a suite or two at a suite-style hotel, where you can find rooms for under $100. Make it a swimming party while you're at it. It may be cold outside, but...

Cheddar

Name: CHEDDAR Breed: Domestic Mediumhair mix Age: 12 years old Color: Orange tabby Sex: Neutered Male Weight: 13 pounds First Day at NEHS: Oct 14, 2017 Adoption Fee: $PICK YOUR PRICE ID: A0702798

Cuddles

Name: CUDDLES Breed: Domestic Longhair Age: 12 years old Color: Black and White Sex: Spayed Female Weight: 8 pounds First Day at NEHS: Oct 28, 2017 Adoption Fee: $-PICK YOUR PRICE ID: A0433311

Oscar

Oscar is a very sweet boy who is looking for a home with a 6 foot fence or where his new family will manage him closely to be sure he stays in the yard and safe. We have seen him jump over a 4 foot fence while here at the shelter. Oscar thinks he is a lap dog, but...

Athena

Athena is a sweet girl who can get nervous with loud noises and sudden movements. She would do best in a home with no children under 6. She will need to meet all members of the family, including resident dogs. Athena knows sit, shake, and down! Athena prefers to be as snug as a bug in a rug, so...

Daisy Mae

Daisy knows the commands sit, stay, and come! She is looking for a home where she can be the only dog. Her new home must have a fence. Daisy would do best with older children. Name: DAISY MAE Breed: Labrador Retriever mix Age: 5 years old Color: Black and White Sex: Spayed Female Weight: 49 pounds First Day at NEHS: Aug 31, 2017 Adoption Fee: $175.00 Exercise Needs:...

Johnny’s Cafe House Dressing

Johnny’s Cafe House Dressing: Omaha is a steak town, and a mile or so south of the Old Market District is one of the city’s legendary steakhouses. It’s Johnny’s Cafe, an old school steakhouse with an unpretentious atmosphere, perfectly grilled Angus steaks, and great drinks. Take home a taste of Johnny's Café classic Polish vinaigrette.  Johnny's Café house dressing is hand...

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