2808 S. 72nd St.
Omaha, NE 68124
Phone: (402) 397-7137
Fax: (402) 397-3492
This midtown arena/coliseum is home to the Omaha Lancers, a U.S. Hockey League favorite; Septemberfest: A Salute to Labor; the Douglas County Fair; River City Roundup and many other yearly events. It is also the centerpiece of the kingdom of Quivera, a mythical land that serves as a philanthropic organization for various civic groups. The annual crowning of king and queen is one of the social events of the season. The auditorium features seating on four levels with a large stage at one end. Refreshment stands and a Keno lounge are also on the grounds.
Located inside the Pipal Park, the Pipal Park Community Center is where you can find a host of activities happening all year round. For kids as well as adults, this center offers various recreational facilities including a playground, Lapidary, silversmithing, pottery and many more. The center also provides rental space including a meeting room and a game room for various events. See the website or call for more information.
Catch the latest box office favorite at Omaha's first cineplex, run by Douglas Theatres Company. Fortunately, all eight theaters in the building have been remodeled to include modern movie systems and comfort. Stadium-style seating ensures there is not a bad seat in the house. The top drawing movie usually plays in the main theater, which features more than 600 seats and the largest screen. This place opens at 3.45pm from Monday to Friday and at 11.45am from Saturday to Sunday.
The Strauss Performing Arts Center is located in the campus of the University of Nebraska. The University's music department functions from this beautifully maintained complex and an equally fine venue for live concerts and performing arts. The Center is famous for hosting several musical performances and ballets. The Omaha Symphony regularly performs at this venue. The venue is an important arena for the College's art scene.
Considered to be one of the biggest and the best entertainment centers in the city of Omaha, the Family Fun Center comprises of variety of fun-filled activities for children of all ages These range from arcade games, lazertag, to paint ball and bazooka ball, which are great attractions for one and all. Besides, the center is also a venue for various celebrations and birthday parties with food items like pizzas served inside. The prices of each of these games vary accordingly.
O'leaver's is an old-style pub in the city of Omaha. Locals gather to catch up with each other and check out the line-up of live music. Mainly consisting of rock music, many touring acts play here, and the crowd enjoys the music along with chilled beer. This is a great place to spend some time with friends, have some drinks and enjoy some live tunes.
UNO Theatre is one of the most distinguished theaters in Omaha. Belonging to the prestigious University of Nebraska in Omaha, this theater has witnessed great theatrical performances take to stage. On offer here are are contemporary and classical acts. If you are a culture buff and would like to see what the raving and ranting about the theater is all about, a visit to the UNO Theatre is recommended. For further details, do visit their website.
Omaha is home to one of the largest community theaters in the United States. Actor Henry Fonda took this stage, as did Dorothy McGuire. Dorothy Brando also became a star here, influencing the Godfather himself, son Marlon Brando. The company stages 11 shows annually, including a holiday production of A Christmas Carol that has become an annual event for families and corporate parties. Performances run nearly year-round.
Considered Omaha's last surviving neighborhood theater, the Dundee marches to a beat of its own. The single screen brings back fond memories of early movie houses, but do not worry, concessions and seating offer more modern conveniences. The films shown here usually deviate from traditional. This theater is known for edgier films and independents that do not usually hit the city's other screens.
The A.V. Sorensen Community Center is a great place to spend quality time. The facilities offered here are yoga, basketball, adair dance, gym, martial arts, pilates and more. The center is renowned for its excellent staff and management, for they make sure that you have a relaxing experience here. This place also hosts various social, cultural and private events regularly. For further details about the A.V. Sorensen Community Center, do give them a call.
The Mockingbird Hills Community Center is a multi-purpose venue that serves the purpose of recreation and relaxation The center offers a swimming pool, tennis courts, playground and a gym which are usually flocked by the fitness-conscious locals. Their meeting and party rooms can accommodate every kind of event. On certain occasions, there are summer camps and various other interesting activities held here for kids as well as adults. To know more about the center, do visit their website.
Omaha "firsts" fill this mall. The city's first Old Navy is here. Other clothing favorites include the upscale Von Maur and Younkers. Yankee Candle Co. leads the list of specialty shops. There is also a Merle Norman cosmetics shop. Travelers will appreciate the mall's convenient location, right off Dodge Street and Interstate 680 in the central part of the city.