Events

Saturday, April 6

NE SciFest Social Media Scavenger Hunt

Science is all around us. So, in celebration of this year’s Nebraska Science Festival, we’re bringing back our NE SciFest Social Media Scavenger Hunt for all...

Nebraska Science Festival

The Nebraska Science Festival began in 2013 as an initiative of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, which continues to administer the festival with...

So You Think You Can STEAM

Is your kid a math whiz, the next Van Gogh, an inventor or just a genius in all subjects? Then this new program is for them! So You Think You Can STEAM is a...

eCreamery Flavor of the Month: Robotic Reese's

You'll be sure to love this one, bit by bit.... or is it bite by bite? Back again this April at eCreamery is our flavor of the month: "Robotic Reese's," made...

Art Exhibit: 'Flora & Feathers' by Pam Harp and Judy Thompson

The delicate beauty of birds and blooms are portrayed in the expressive watercolors of artists Pam Harp and Judy Thompson. Each artist, in their own unique...

Blacksmith I Class

Learn the time honored art of blacksmithing during a two-day, hands-on class at Stuhr Museum. “Blacksmith I spans two days and will be held for both...

Dinosaur UpROAR

Don't miss this life-sized adventure through the fauna and fearsome flora of Lauritzen Gardens that's fun for the whole family. Dinosaur UpROAR offers a...

Edgerton Explorit Center

The Edgerton Explorit Center exists to instill and nurture in all people the joy of scientific discovery and exploration through hands-on learning...

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...

Weatherfest

Learn all about weather and the science that influences it at the 2019 Weatherfest. The day’s activities include visits with local weathercasters, emergency...

Cherish Nebraska

After being closed to the public for more than 50 years, the fourth level of the historic 1920s-era Morrill Hall has been transformed into state-of-the-art...

Littles Lab: Let’s Make!

Children are natural creators and tinkerers. In Littles Lab at Do Space this month, we’ll make space for simple projects that engage fine motor skills and...

After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading

On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that...

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...

Kregel Windmill Factory Museum

Step inside the modest, one-story structure on Central Avenue in Nebraska City and you will enter a world that few have experienced; the manufacture of...

Omaha Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo

The Omaha Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo is back for its 12th year at Baxter Arena, Saturday, April 6 through Sunday, April 7th. Join us at the largest...

Sci-Pop Interactive

A day of mystery and illusion with demonstrations, hands-on activities and interactive fun on the science behind Harry Potter and Comic Book Heroes. Guests...

UNO STEM University

Experts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha will conduct hands-on workshops for...

Art Exhibitions - Alison ODaniel: Heavy Air and Lui Shtini: Tempos

Alison O'Daniel: Heavy Air Through collaborations with composers and musicians as well as the experiences of deaf and hard of hearing friends regarding...

Metropolitan Community College Science Day

Stop by MCC's South Omaha Campus, Mahoney building for six rooms (217, 400-405) of hands-on fun! Our activities encompass a variety of science disciplines...

Open House / Open Studios at the Bemis

Join Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts to celebrate the work of the Spring 2019 artists-in-residence and our new curator-in-residence! Hear them speak about...

STEM for Little Learners

Join us at the Saddlebrook Branch as we encourage children to think, explore and problem solve. Each child will choose a project bag to work with and free...

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course is a nationally recognized program designed by the American Heart Association (AHA) for health care professionals to...

Intro To Web Development with HTML and CSS

Join an instructor from Interface: The Web School for a beginner-level workshop on web development using HTML and CSS. In this session you'll learn the...

Model Rockets

Build and fly model rockets that soar hundreds of feet during NE SciFest at the Edgerton Explorit Center! Launch kits will be supplied. Regular...

Playground

Explore sound as you swing, slide and play on Playground, an interactive sound sculpture installation, curated by Ellen Reid. On selected dates and times,...

Experience the Night at Prairie Loft

Families are invited to this unique experience provided through Hastings Museum and Prairie Loft. Activities are designed for ages 5 through adult. Join us...

Hyde Memorial Observatory

Come gaze at the stars every Saturday night during NE SciFest at Hyde Memorial Observatory. Hyde Memorial Observatory is devoted exclusively to public...

Saturday, April 6