The mercury may be climbing, but staying cool and spending time with family doesn't have to break the bank.
FamilyFunInOmaha.com has compiled a list of free family activities to beat the heat:
Spraygrounds and Splash Parks Kids of all ages will enjoy playing with the sprinklers, buckets of water, swimming, and don't forget to bring along water guns and water balloons
Click here for a full list of metro area spraygrounds
MoviesSeveral theaters and area parks offer free move showings.
Click here for details.
Free Kids SkateA nationwide program offers kids free indoor roller skating all summer long. In Omaha, SkateDaze is participating.
Passes are available for children 12 and under.
Hydrant PartiesClick here for Omaha parties.
Click here for Council Bluffs parties.
Joslyn Art MuseumGeneral admission is now free for the entire family.
Check out Story Adventures on July 23, August 20, and September 17