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Events

Cabin Fever Antiques Show Lancaster Event Center, Friday 2-8 p.m.; 9am-4pm Saturday; $8, adult admission, admission for both days; free, 15 and under, 4100 N. 84th St. Lancastereventcenter.org.

Community Action Gathering Place5 p.m. Get take-out meals on the porch, 1448 E St.

Dinosaurs and Disasters – Morrill Hall, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on February 5. Join the fun in exploring the facts and myths of dinosaurs, natural disasters and science with hands-on activities for the whole family, 645 N. 14th St. More information: museum.unl.edu/visit

Karen Societies New Year Celebration — Lincoln High School, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday. Celebrate the New Year and the anniversary of arriving in Nebraska 15 years ago. Activities including ethnic clothing, dancing, songs and food 2229 J St.

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Matt Talbot Kitchen ready meals to take away — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Dining room is open with limited capacity, 2121 N. 27th St.

Exhibition for pets transformed into a veterinary clinic — Lincoln Children’s Museum. Kids can put on a white vet coat and perform pretend medical tasks, examine real animal x-rays on an oversized light box, check animal medical records and perform health checkups, play interactive games and learn more about career opportunities. See website for admission prices and hours of operation, 1420 P St. lincolnchildrensmuseum.org.

Tree Lights Urban Recycling Program — Until January 15. Please discard all decorations from your tree. Drop off sites including: Ballard Park, 3901 N. 66th St.; Holmes Lake Park, 70th and Normal Blvd.; Oak Lake Park, Cornhusker and North First Streets; Tierra Park, 29th and Tierra Drive; Seng Park, 50th and Garland Streets; Woods Park, 31st and J streets.

Toddler Time — Eiseley branch, 10:35 a.m. to 10:55 a.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays. Offering activities to develop vocabulary for children 18 months to 3 years old, 1530 Superior St.

World of Lights Show Haymarket Park, 5.30pm-10pm Sunday-Thursday; From 5:30 p.m. to midnight, Friday to Saturday, until January 20. Stay in your car and drive through 225,000 lights synchronized with music, 500 accessories, 30 minutes of synchronized music, approximately 1 mile in length, $40, pets welcome in vehicles, 403 Line Drive Circle. Tickets: nebraskachristmaslightsshow.com/buy-tickets.

Gigs

Silent film “The Mark of Zorro” with Tom Trenney, organist – First-Plymouth, 7 p.m. Jan. 21. Virtuoso organist Tom Trenney performs musical selections on the 6,000-pipe Lied organ, free concert, donations encouraged, 2000 D St. Firstplymouth.org.

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra — Lied Center, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 13, $12.50-$65, 309 N. 12th St. Liedcenter.org.

“Every Shiny Thing” – Lincoln Community Playhouse, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, free show; Jan. 28-30 and Feb. 4-6, check website for full times, 2500 N. 56th St. Tickets: lincolnplayhouse.com.

Murder Mystery Dinner Show – The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel, Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests can interact with the actors; win prizes for best detective, 333 S. 13th St. Tickets: thedinnerdetective.com/lincoln/murder-mystery-tickets-showtimes.

City of Lincoln Libraries Winter Reading Challenge to Read 4 Million Minutes in January – Attendees can earn virtual tickets for reading time you save, which can then be entered into draws for prize packages. Prize packs include gift certificates from: Urban Air, FlyDogz, Corky Canvas, Carmella’s Bistro, Paint Yourself Silly, Eileen’s Colossal Cookies, Marcus Theatres, Las Margaritas, Cooper & Co., Licorice International. The top performing libraries will win prizes such as author visits and new books from program sponsor Lerner Publishing.

Booklets for keeping track of reading time are available in all libraries. To qualify for the challenge and be eligible for prizes, playtimes must be registered on the Beanstack site by January 31. Those who complete the challenge by reading 10 hours will automatically be entered into the grand prize draw for Kindle devices. Recorder: lincolnlibraries.beanstack.org or contact your favorite library staff for assistance.

Lincoln Libraries In-Person Library Learning for Families — Starting January 3, 2022

* Babies — Eiseley Branch, Mondays, 10:35-10:55 am This interactive parent-child session includes fun activities designed to promote early literacy, language development and a love of books. Designed for children from birth to 18 months 1530 Superior St.

* toddlers — Anderson branch, Mondays, 10:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., 3635, avenue Touzalin; Bethany Branch, Tuesdays, 10:30-10:50 a.m., 1810 N. Cotner Blvd.; Eiseley Branch, 10:35-10:55 a.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1530 Superior St. These sessions feature stories, songs and activities designed to support early literacy skills by developing vocabulary and sharing appropriate stories age in a fun, active and engaging environment. Designed for children 18-36 months.

* Preschoolers – Anderson branch, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, 3635, avenue Touzalin; Bethany Branch, 10:30-11 a.m. Thursdays, 1810 N. Cotner Blvd.; Eiseley branch, 7 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1530 Superior St. These sessions include books and activities that support early literacy by providing vocabulary development, experiences with a wide variety of literature, and participation in activities language related. Designed for children 3 to 5 years old.

* Small workouts — Eiseley Branch, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Designed for children 2 to 5 years old. This physical activity session gets kids moving and interacting with a fun reading activity, 1530 Superior St.

* All ages and families — Schedule includes: Bennett Martin Public Library, 4-5 p.m. Sundays, 136 S. 14th St.; Eiseley Branch, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, 1530 Superior St.; Gere branch, from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; also 6:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, 2400 S. 56th St.; Walt Branch, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6701 S. 14th St. and 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. These sessions include books and activities that support the early literacy of families with children from infancy to 8 years old.

* Sensory Storytime — Gere Branch, 9:15 a.m. -10:15 a.m. Saturdays, 2400 S. 56th St. This session is designed for children who may need a little extra attention or a more controlled environment.

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