2011 Summer Activities

We are excited to announce our summer get togethers!  This year we are again alternating park playdates and “field trip” activities.   We are doing something new this year though – one or two MOPS moms will be taking turns “hosting” the events.   Friends can be invited to any of the park playdates, and they may also come to almost all of the activities as long as you RSVP on their behalf , (except the UNL stadium tours due to space limitations) .  All of the field trip activities (asterisked below) require you to RSVP.  You can RSVP at anytime to firstfreemops@gmail.com with your name and the number of children and adults (including yourself) that will be attending.  You need to RSVP for the activities at least one week in advance, and to help you remember we will be posting weekly reminders on the blog.

All events are on Thursday mornings at 10:00 a.m. unless noted.

June 2nd Holmes Park: Casey Clements and Amy Olson

* June 9th Firth Prairieland Dairy 11:00 tour (Cost: $ 2 per person, age 3 and up)

Lunch picnic at Lorri Goode’s house afterwards Andrea Barber and Kelly Watson

*June 16th Pioneer’s Park 9:30 Nature Walk (meet at the parking lot) $3/child (3 & up); Meet at 11:00 at the playground for play and picnic time: Suzy Plettner and Kristie Lindemann (RSVP needed for nature walk only)

*June 23rd CiCi’s Pizza tour and pizza making: $4 for each pizza made; drinks/desserts included: Brittainy Muench and Jori Newell

June 30th Trago Park Sprayground starts at 11 (come early for better parking): Lynette Hendrickson

*July 7th Tractor Museum (East Campus): Kathy Van Cott

July 14th Antelope Park: Wear blue or red so you can find your friends!  Andrea Barber and Cindy Lefler

*July 21st Story time at Indigo Bridge Books; can be followed by a picnic in the Haymarket area and Ivanna Cone (kids cones are $.93): Kelly Watson and Cynthia Beukelman

July 28th Densmore Park (14th between Old Cheney & Pine Lake): Paige Felt

Note: Please pick only ONE of the stadium tour dates.   These tours are intended for MOPS moms and their families – if you have several people outside of MOPS that want to attend, please set up your own tour.

*August 4th Tour # 1 of UNL stadium June Wobig

*August 11th Tour # 2 of UNL stadium at 11:30 Sandy Schindler

NOTE: all of the “field trip activities” will take place regardless of weather.  But if there is inclement weather on any of the park playdates, we will post any cancellations or change of venue information (such as switching from the park to the indoor playground or children’s museum for instance) by 8:30 the morning of the event.


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