City announces ‘Field Trip Across Lincoln and Beyond’ program for families

Starting April 1, families will have the chance to explore the best of Lincoln's art, nature, and history by visiting outdoor spaces and local museums

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- In just a few weeks, there is going to be a new program coming to the area for Lincoln families called, “Field Trip Across Lincoln and Beyond”.

Through this program, families will have the chance to explore the best of Lincoln’s art, nature, and history by visiting outdoor spaces and local museums. There is no cost to participate but admission fees for museums still apply. For more information on fees and hours of operation, visit the website of each participating location.

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Starting April 1, passports for the program will be distributed from these partner sites:

  • Pioneers Park Nature Center, 3201 S. Coddington Ave.
  • International Quilt Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St.
  • University of Nebraska State Museum-Morrill Hall, 645 N. 14th St.
  • Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, 11700 SW. 100th St.
  • LUX Center for the Arts, 2601 N. 48th St.

Through the month of April, families in Lincoln will be able to visit each of the above locations and follow activity instructions given on the official passport.

Once they’ve completed a task, participants will each receive a stamp from the location. After the stamps are all collected, a picture of the completed passport should be submitted to fieldtriplnk@gmail.com in order to be entered for a chance to win prizes.

Prizes include art classes, family museum memberships, a wren house, puzzles, a bird feeder and seed, and more.

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For more information, call Jamie Kelley, Pioneers Park Nature Center, 402-441-8708.

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