Homeschool Hike

Schramm Education Center 21502 West Highway 31, Gretna, NE

Schramm Park is launching a new nature exploration program geared towards homeschool families. Each month, join an outdoor educator for a guided hike on the Schramm Park hiking trails. As we explore, we’ll ask questions, draw, observe, and make discoveries in nature. You’ll have the opportunity to observe local phenomena, plants, and animals while exploring …

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Free – $5

Lunch & Learn: Biomedical Scientist Zoltan Takacs

Holland Performing Arts Center 1200 Douglas Street, Omaha, NE

Join us on April 20, noon, for a very special Lunch and Learn with National Geographic Live biomedical scientist, Zoltan Takacs at the Holland Center. This intimate setting will allow you to ask questions related to Earth's Deadliest Lifesavers and Zoltan Takacs career. The Earth’s deadliest animal venoms are a source of a number of lifesaving medicines …

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Legos at the Library

City of Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Avenue, Kearney, NE

Come for some brick-snappin' fun! You can design and build your own creations and enjoy hanging out with other Lego enthusiasts. We'll supply the Legos, you just need to bring your imagination. No registration is needed for this program designed for youth ages 3–12.

Free

Bio & Beers Happy Hour

Code Beer Co. 200 S Antelope Valley Pkwy, Lincoln, NE

You're invited to Bio Nebraska's Bio & Beers Happy Hour on April 21 at 4:30pm. Connect with professionals from across Nebraska’s bioscience industry at Code Beer Co. in Lincoln, Nebraska. Free for Bio Nebraska Members, $10 for non-members. Register here by April 13.

Free – $10

Nebraska Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting

Nebraska Wesleyan 5000 St Paul Ave., Lincoln, NE

The Nebraska Academy of Sciences will host its 132nd Annual Meeting on April 22 at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, NE.  The meeting will be a HYBRID format with both in-person and remote-Zoom access for presentations and participation.  This Meeting provides an excellent opportunity for students, faculty, and scientists to share their research results with peers and colleagues across Nebraska. Concurrent …

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Ms. Frizzle’s Wacky Science Weekend

Omaha Children's Museum 500 South 20th Street, Omaha, NE

Are you ready to “take chances, make mistakes, and get messy?” Do we have the event for you! The Magic School Bus is rolling into Omaha Children’s Museum for this fun weekend of science and exploration! Join us at the slime bar, catch science shows, make volcanoes erupt, meet Ms. Frizzle herself, and so much …

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13th annual Richard B. Davis, MD, PhD, History of Medicine Lectureship

Dr. Janet Gilsdorf will share stories based on her book, Continual Raving: A History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It, of how scientists across the 19th and 20th centuries defeated the deadly brain infection meningitis — not through flawless research, but through a series of serendipitous events, misplaced assumptions, and flawed conclusions. The result …

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Free
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Fred G. Dale Planetarium at Wayne State College

Fred G. Dale Planetarium Gulliver Dr., Wayne, NE

Doors open 20 minutes prior to the start of a show. Planetarium shows generally include a tour of the current night sky, a view of the constellations, and a full-dome video. All shows last about 45 minutes.   April Schedule Fridays: Planetarium show is at 7 p.m., and laser show is at 8 p.m. Saturdays: …

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Free
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Ms. Frizzle’s Wacky Science Weekend

Omaha Children's Museum 500 South 20th Street, Omaha, NE

Are you ready to “take chances, make mistakes, and get messy?” Do we have the event for you! The Magic School Bus is rolling into Omaha Children’s Museum for this fun weekend of science and exploration! Join us at the slime bar, catch science shows, make volcanoes erupt, meet Ms. Frizzle herself, and so much …

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Earth Day Omaha

Elmwood Park 802 S 60th St., Omaha, NE

Earth Day Omaha, currently in its 33rd year, is an annual event providing a showcase for the many charitable, scientific, and educational efforts advocating for sustainable environmental practices and lifestyles.  Visit over 100 exhibitors and vendors to find out how area nonprofits, businesses, governmental organizations, community groups and schools are promoting sustainable practices, environmental protection, …

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Fred G. Dale Planetarium at Wayne State College

Fred G. Dale Planetarium Gulliver Dr., Wayne, NE

Doors open 20 minutes prior to the start of a show. Planetarium shows generally include a tour of the current night sky, a view of the constellations, and a full-dome video. All shows last about 45 minutes.   April Schedule Fridays: Planetarium show is at 7 p.m., and laser show is at 8 p.m. Saturdays: …

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Free