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Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 10:09 am
Making mud pies and more

It’s all Mud-Luscious for preschoolers

Preschoolers can dig their hands in the dirt indoors during a Sunday program called KinderNature: Mud-luscious.

The 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. program is for ages 3 to 5 accompanied by an adult. The cost is $5 per child. Mud-luscious will be at the Hitchcock Nature Center, 27792 Ski Hill Loop in Honey Creek, Iowa.

Library to celebrate women’s history

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Omaha Public Library. It will offer a series of free programs that celebrate the impact and accomplishments of women.

Starting Thursday and running all month, the “Wild Women, Daring Damsels & Fierce Females” art exhibit will be in the Michael Phipps Gallery at the W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St., presented by the Nebraska Women’s Caucus for Art. An opening reception will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Saturday, the Charles B. Washington Library, 2868 Ames Ave., will host Les Femmes Folles presenting “Women in Art” at 4 p.m.

Sunday, the main library and the University of Nebraska at Omaha will co-host a Women’s History Month reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the library’s fourth floor. Expect speakers, poetry, live music and refreshments. Poetry books will be available to buy.

Monday, the Millard Library, 13214 Westwood Lane, will host a 6:30 p.m. classic book discussion on “O Pioneers!” by Willa Cather. “O Pioneers!” is the One Book One Nebraska selection for 2013. The 1992 movie based on the novel will be shown at 1:30 p.m. March 17.

March 12, author Amy Forss will speak at 6 p.m. at the Florence Library, 2920 Bondesson St., about Omaha Star founder Mildred Brown.

March 19, Union Pacific Railroad representatives will present “Women and the Railroad” at 6 p.m. at the Florence Library.

March 26, the Millard Library will host a 6:30 p.m. presentation by Brooke Masek, executive and curatorial assistant at Joslyn Art Museum, on the work of female artists currently exhibiting works at Joslyn.

Compiled by Sue Story Truax

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