Events

Saturday, April 28

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...

City Nature Challenge 2018

On April 27-30, Omaha will - for the first time - participate in the City Nature Challenge. The City Nature Challenge, an international bio-blitz encourages...

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...

Lincoln Children’s Museum “LES Super STEAM weekend”

Join Lincoln Electric System (LES) and the Lincoln Children’s Museum for Super STEAM Weekend! On April 28, from 10 a.m. to noon you'll see an LES bucket...

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...

Parkinson's Moving Day Omaha Walk

Nebraska Medicine is a Silver Sponsor for the upcoming Parkinson’s Moving Day Omaha Walk, on Saturday, April 28 at Sinson Park in Aksarben Village. Join the...

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,...

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 "TREEmendous Arbor Day Celebration"

Don't miss a TREEmendous Arbor Day Celebration. Enjoy a variety of tree-themed educational activities designed for families to learn about a variety of tree...

Public Science Expo

Join us at the Nebraska Science Festival Expo and participate in fun and engaging hands-on learning opportunities. There will be a wide variety of booths to...

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...

STEM University

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

Trinity/Bergan STEM Club

Third- and fourth-graders may register for an “Introduction to Lego Robotics,” to learn the basics of command coding. Through this hands-on activity,...

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...

Do Space "Cross Electronics Recycling Collection Event"

Got any used electronics, appliances or equipment to get rid of? Anything with a cord or battery, working or not–Cross Electronics Recycling will take it...

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...

Lincoln Earth Day

Join us for this years environmental education and family fun at the Lincoln Earth Day Celebration. The Lincoln Earth Day celebration is located at Union...

UNMC Poster Presentation

Stop by the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center to view posters by undergraduate students enrolled at a Nebraska College and UNMC graduate students in their...

NE SciFest Visits Swanson Storytime

Children of all ages are welcome as we explore science during storytime, which will be tailored for the age of the children present. Join us to explore the...

Science Stations

Join Saddlebrook as we explore science! After a short storytime, we will go outside (weather permitting) for child-safe explosions, and then come back in the...

Hastings Museum Solar Observing

From our earliest childhood, we are told that looking at the sun is dangerous – and it is if done incorrectly. At the Hastings Museum, however, you are able...

Metropolitan Community College

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

NE SciFest at KANEKO

KANEKO will be hosting a hands-on activity in conjunction with the Nebraska Science Festival on April 28 from 11 AM – 1 PM, and offer assistance with the...

Academy Science

Join us for an indoor opportunity to explore computer programming, Gamepad-controlled and autonomous robots, robot games and Four Forces of Flight, along...

Arbor Day Celebration!

Join us as we celebrate trees! We will have activities, games and snacks for all ages! Come dressed as a tree for a special prize! Location: City...

Spirit of Peace

Explore Earth's scarce water resources and invent and present your own solutions. You'll see - and learn the science behind - an onsite portable water...

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...

Nintendo LABO

Discover the magic and fun of DIY cardboard creations using Toy-Con and the technology of the Nintendo Switch. Recommended for ages 8 and...

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...

Omaha Symphony JURASSIC PARK

An adventure 65 million years in the making! Return to Isla Nublar for Steven Spielberg’s original dinosaur epic. Played live, John Williams’ heart-pumping...

Saturday, April 28