Events

Sunday, April 22

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...

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,...

Earth Day BioBlitz

A BioBlitz is a 24-hour event in which teams of volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers and other community members, work together to find and...

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...

Lincoln Children’s Zoo “Earth Day & Party for the Planet”

Celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo! Say hello to your favorite animal friends and watch a show on the Animal Encounter Stage. Visit Website

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...

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...

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”...

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...

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...

Fontenelle Forest

Photographer Alex Wiles will discuss his photography project “Floodplain: A Clear View of Life in the Big Muddy,” where he photographed the flora and fauna...

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...

Science of Beer: Tour and tasting of fermented foods and beverages

Join Farnam House Brewing Company for the 'Science of Beer: Tour and tasting of fermented foods and beverages' during NE SciFest. The team at Farnam House...

Sunday, April 22