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Field Trip Across Lincoln and Beyond

The Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to participate in a program this spring that encourages visits to local museums and parks. The Field Trip Across Lincoln and Beyond program runs from March 1 through April 30, and offers prizes such as art classes, family museum memberships, a wren house, posters, puzzles, artwork and more.

Participants visit each location and follow activity instructions in the official passport, which is available at the Lincoln Visitors Center, the venues and Lincoln City Libraries. Those who complete the assigned tasks will earn a stamp from the locations. After collecting stamps from at least five of the eight sites, participants can enter the prize drawing by sending a photo of the passport to fieldtriplnk@gmail.com.

Participating venues include:
•    University of Nebraska State Museum-Morrill Hall – 641 N. 14th Street | 402-472-2637
•    Pioneers Park Nature Center – 3201 S. Coddington Ave | 402-441-7895
•    LUX Center for the Arts – 2601 N. 48th Street | 402-466-8692
•    The International Quilt Museum – 1523 N. 33rd Street | 402-472-6549
•    Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center – 11700 SW. 100th Street, Denton, NE | 402-797-2301
•    Sheldon Museum of Art – 12th and “R” Streets | 402-472-2461
•    Nebraska History Museum – 131 Centennial Mall North | 402-471-4782
•    The Great Plains Art Museum – 1155 “Q” Street | 402-472-6220

The Field Trip Across Lincoln and Beyond program is free, but admission costs for museums still apply. Visit each participating location’s website for hours of operation and admission information. Lauren Holt, International Quilt Museum, 402-472-7018