Events

Saturday, April 21

ACLS, BLS and PALS eLearning Skills testing

Are you to busy to attend a classroom course? Can't find a live class that will work with your busy schedule? The UNMC Center for Continuiing Education is...

Cranes Taking Flight

In honor of the annual Sandhill Crane migration through Central Nebraska, the Museum of Nebraska Art will showcase artwork that pays tribute to this natural...

Fort Niobrara - Auto Tour Route, Scenic Overlook

A 1.5-mile, self-guided auto tour route starts near the visitor center and provides the opportunity to view bison, prairie dogs, and other natural and...

Jon Divola

Born in California in 1949, John Divola has disrupted traditional expectations about photography for the past 40 years. Featuring six works from his 2008...

Nebraska Now: Angie Seykora, Sculpture and Installation

While retaining the inherent nature of prefabricated, synthetic, industrial and everyday materials, Angie Seykora creates objects, installations and...

Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge

The Fort Niobrara Refuge is open seven days a week during daylight hours. A visitor center, with informative displays and exhibits, a bookstore, and staff to...

Nebraska Science Olympiad

The Nebraska Science Olympiad is a national science program with high school and middle school students competing in such areas as anatomy, ecology,...

SciFest Social Media Scavenger Hunt

Science is all around us. In celebration of this year's Nebraksa Science Festival, we're bringing back our state-wide SciFest Social Media Scavenger Hunt for...

DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge: Wildlife Viewing

DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge offers excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. A wide variety of migratory waterfowl, shorebirds, grassland birds,...

Hornady Family Arbor

Ten-foot wide paths wind through the picturesque environment you’ll find in the Hornady Family Arbor, Stuhr Museum’s own Park located just east of the Fonner...

Lauritzen Gardens

A living museum of unique four-season plant displays, Lauritzen Gardens is maintained to the highest environmental and horticultural standards with the goal...

Prairie Plains Resource Institute

Take a guided hike through a Prairie Plains Resource Institute land preserve, Sherman Ranch, in the Platte River Bluffs northwest of Marquette, Neb. The 9...

Railroad Exhibit

One of the first exhibits visitors see upon entering the museum is also one of the most striking exhibits in the area. Led by the Augustine Family, Union...

eCreamery Ice Cream & Gelato

eCreamery staff will conduct an informative presentation on the “Science of Ice Cream and Dry Ice.” Students will be given a small tour of the facility, a...

Do Space Little's Lab Let's Make!

Children are natural creators and tinkerers. In Little's Lab, we’ll make space for simple projects that engage fine motor skills and the planning-revision...

Experience 'Nano' at Morrill Hall

Just how small is nano? What is a carbon nanotube? In this interactive exhibition, the entire family is engaged in nanoscale science, engineering and...

Guts & Glory: A Parasite Story

SciFest fans will enjoy this temporary exhibit exploring the complex relationships of parasites and their hosts. Participate as a scientist to learn "why”...

Carnival of Contagion: A Comic Book Exhibition

Current research in virology is changing public conceptions about vaccines and infectious disease. Using visual storytelling, veteran comics writer and...

Hastings Museum: Nature Nook

Explore Nebraska’s environments up close: prairies, wetlands, rivers, agricultural habitats and more through an interactive journey! Albie the Squirrel will...

Riverside Discovery Center

We will host science fair projects from area K-12 students from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. We also will have booths throughout the zoo about animal science, earth...

SciPop Interactive

Discover a day of mystery and illusion with demonstrations, hands-on activities and interactive fun on the science behind Harry Potter and comic book heroes....

Earth Day Omaha

Join us in Elmwood Park and enjoy speakers, booths, demonstrations, tree climbing, the Friend of the Environment awards, bands and much more. Be sure to stop...

Kearney Library "Storybook Walk"

Join us for our annual Storybook Walk with Kearney Park & Rec! As you walk through the park, you will enjoy a story combined with fun activities to get you...

Angie Seykora, Artist Talk and Reception

While retaining the inherent nature of prefabricated, synthetic, industrial, and everyday materials, Angie Seykora creates objects, installations, and...

Weekend Wildlife Films

On April 21 & 22 at 1:30 p.m. view "Going Green: How to Reduce Your Garbage," a step-by-step guide to reducing the “unfriendly” impact of your household on...

Fred G. Dale Planetarium at Wayne State College

Plan to attend any (or all) of our 45-minute shows that span the first life on Earth, the formation of stars, and more. Planetarium shows also generally...

Hastings Planetarium “Black Holes (10th Anniversary Edition)”

The immensity and power of black holes inspire wonder and curiosity. As we consider these stellar enigmas, the very nature of space time is warped as we...

NE SciFest Star Party at Branched Oak Observatory

In partnership with, and in celebration of, NE SciFest, Branched Oak Observatory will be hosting a star party for all lovers of night sky. On Saturday April...

Saturday, April 21