The World-Herald's weekend event recommendations - Omaha.com
Published Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 1:00 am / Updated at 12:01 pm
The World-Herald's weekend event recommendations

This weekend, you can make your own teas, see some beautiful flowers and throw on your skates one last time. We recommend these events.

Make tea: Attend a workshop where you'll learn to blend your own loose-leaf teas for meditation and relaxation at 3 p.m today. The workshop is free and will be held at the Charles B. Washington Library, 2868 Ames Ave.

Weekend film: Always wanted to learn more about the wolverine? Attend a free showing of the 20-minute film “Wolverine: Chasing the Phantom” at 1:30 p.m. today and Sunday at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge, 1434 316th Lane, Missouri Valley, Iowa. Admittance to the park is $3 per vehicle.

Winter skating: Lace up your skates and get a few laps in before the rinks close.

Downtown's ConAgra Foods Ice Skating Rink closes up the end of the day on Sunday. It will be open 1 p.m to midnight today and 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center's skating rink will remain open through Jan. 11. Admission is $7. Hours this weekend are: noon to 10 p.m. today and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Call 402-559-0697 to check on closings due to weather conditions.

Holiday poinsettias: The holiday season is just about through and so are many of the area's holiday exhibits. Head out to Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St., to see the tail end of its Holiday Poinsettia show. See thousands of the bright red flowers and a 20-foot-tall poinsettia tree. Model trains weave throughout the exhibit. The show runs through the end of business Sunday. The exhibit is free for Lauritzen members, $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for those younger than 6.

Contact the writer: Andrea Kszystyniak

andrea.kszystyniak@owh.com    |   402-444-1149    |  

Andrea writes about local entertainment and events for Omaha.com.

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