The Early Childhood Celebration is an annual event held in Lincoln to celebrate the National Week of the Young Child. Child care professionals, health and safety programs, community volunteers, and local agencies come together to offer information and activities to families with children ages birth through 8. There are also stage performances throughout the day. This event has been held at different venues for over 25 years, and is FREE to the public. This year's Early Childhood Celebration will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at Southeast Community College, 8800 O Street, in the gymnasium. The DMNV Lion Dancers will kick off the event at 9:15, and The String Beans will perform from 11:00 to noon.