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National Nurses Day

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Niobrara – Outdoor Educational Rendezvous

Friday, May 6th, 2016

May 6 – Outdoor Educational Rendezvous, Niobrara State Park, Niobrara, 402-857-3373

Wynot – Community Blood Drive

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Wynot Community Blood Drive, Friday, May  6, 2016 from 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM at Cedar Security Insurance, 414 St. James Avenue.

Blood donors have an incredible superpower – they can save three local lives every eight weeks! Since (more…)

Wayne – Wayne State College Commencement

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

President Marysz Rames will welcome audience members as Wayne State College hosts commencement for graduate and undergraduate students on Saturday, May 7. The graduate ceremony will be at 9:30 a.m. in Rice Auditorium and the undergraduate ceremony will be at 1 p.m. in the Willow Bowl, Wayne State’s historic outdoor amphitheater.

The graduate ceremony will confer degrees on 145 students, awarding master’s degrees in education, business administration, organizational management, curriculum and instruction-instructional leadership, and educational specialist degrees. (more…)

Ponca – International Bird Migration Day

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

International Bird Migration Day, May 7th at Ponca State Park from 6:30 AM – 07:30 PM. A day filled with bird related programs and guided tours.  A fun day for the whole family!

9:00 am Bird Hike—Take a morning bird hike with a naturalist! Learn the basics of birding and the common birds at Ponca State Park. We will hike Old Oak Trail (1 mile) and check out the new bird (more…)

Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Ponca – Mother’s Day Buffet at Ponca State Park

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th Mother’s Day Buffet 11:00am – 1:00pm. The menu includes broasted chicken, roast beef, green beans, cheesy potatoes, salad bar and Dutch oven cobbler. Reservation required. Make your Mother’s Day reservations by calling Ponca State Park at 402-755-2284. Adults $13 Children ages 5-12 $8 Children 4 & under FREE Mothers day flier 2016

Fordyce – Community Blood Drive

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Fordyce Community Blood Drive, Monday, May  9, 2016 from 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM at Fordyce Fire Hall, 209 W 2nd Street.

LifeServe Blood Center donors are true life savers! When blood donors roll up their sleeves, it only takes (more…)

Primary Election Day

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Pender – WIC and Immunization clinic

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Pender will hold the Pender WIC and Immunization clinic on Wednesday May 11th, 2016 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership (603 Earl Street, Pender NE).  For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call (402) (more…)

Hartington – WIC and Immunization clinic

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Hartington will hold the Hartington WIC and Immunization clinic on Thursday May 12th, 2016 from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 106 West Center St. Hartington, NE. For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call (402) (more…)

Niobrara – Celebrating Nebraska Bird Month

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Niobrara State Park, May 14, 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.: Become a citizen scientist and learn to gather and identify biological information of the many birds migrating through Niobrara State Park. In conjunction with National Geographic, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will be hosting the 2016 BioBlitz (more…)

Niobrara – BioBlitz & Bird Month Activities

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

May 14 – BioBlitz at Niobrara State Park, Niobrara, 5 a.m.-10 p.m., ngpc.bioblitz@nebraska.gov Nebraska Bird Month activities at Niobrara State Park, 402-857-3373

Wakefield – Graduation 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Norfolk – Linking Science and Literature Learning: Birds, Elkhorn Valley Museum

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Linking Science and Literature Learning: Birds, Elkhorn Valley Museum, Norfolk, 6-9 p.m., 402-471-5581

Wynot – Northeast District Birding Day

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Northeast District Birding Day, Wiseman Wildlife Management Area, Wynot, 5:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov

Armed Forces Day

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Entire State – Free Fishing and Park Entry Day, no fishing or park entry permits required this day

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Crofton – Migratory Bird Program

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Migratory Bird Program, Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area, Crofton, 402-288-4169. Contact Game and Parks at 402-471-0641 or visit OutdoorNebraska.org for more information.

Wayne – Blood Drive

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

At the Wayne Fire Hall: Thursday, 5/26/16; Noon-5:30pm

LifeServe Blood Center is the supplier of blood products to Providence Medical Center in Wayne.  Please join us at these community blood drives to support patients at area hospitals. To make an appointment contact LifeServe Blood Center at 800-287-4903 or www.lifeservebloodcenter.org

Niobrara – Early Bird Hike, Buffalo Cookout & Entertainment

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Early Bird Hike and Bird in Hand Program at Niobrara State Park, 7 a.m. Buffalo Cookout and Entertainment at Niobrara State Park, 6 p.m., 402-857-3373. Contact Game and Parks at 402-471-0641 or visit OutdoorNebraska.org for more information.

Crofton – Blue Bird Program

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Blue Bird Program at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area, Crofton, 402-288-4169. Contact Game and Parks at 402-471-0641 or visit OutdoorNebraska.org for more information.

Memorial Day

Monday, May 30th, 2016

D-Day

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Norfolk – Christian Cross Festival @ Skyview Lake

Friday, June 10th, 2016

The 12th Annual Christian Cross Festival will be held at Skyview Lake in Norfolk, NE on Friday June 10th & Saturday June 11th and is a Free Admission Christian Music Festival, open to the public. Our 2016 main stage headliner is Hawk Nelson! Videos are on the website at www.christiancrossfestival.org. (more…)

Norfolk – Christian Cross Festival @ Skyview Lake

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

The 12th Annual Christian Cross Festival will be held at Skyview Lake in Norfolk, NE on Friday June 10th & Saturday June 11th and is a Free Admission Christian Music Festival, open to the public. Our 2016 main stage headliner is Hawk Nelson! Videos are on the website at www.christiancrossfestival.org. (more…)

Flag Day

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Father’s Day

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Independence Day

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Wayne – Wayne Chicken Show

Friday, July 8th, 2016

July 8-10, 2016 Flea Market/Sidewalk Sale, Food, Fun & Craft Vendors, Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pull, World’s Largest Chicken Dance, Egg Roulette, Cement Chicken Auction, Saucy Hot Wing Eating Contest, Free Entertainment, Fireworks, Teen Dance, Car Show, Poker Run, Best Chicken Legs Contest, Saucy (more…)

Wayne – Wayne Chicken Show

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

July 8-10, 2016 Flea Market/Sidewalk Sale, Food, Fun & Craft Vendors, Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pull, World’s Largest Chicken Dance, Egg Roulette, Cement Chicken Auction, Saucy Hot Wing Eating Contest, Free Entertainment, Fireworks, Teen Dance, Car Show, Poker Run, Best Chicken Legs Contest, Saucy (more…)

Wayne – Wayne Chicken Show

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

July 8-10, 2016 Flea Market/Sidewalk Sale, Food, Fun & Craft Vendors, Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pull, World’s Largest Chicken Dance, Egg Roulette, Cement Chicken Auction, Saucy Hot Wing Eating Contest, Free Entertainment, Fireworks, Teen Dance, Car Show, Poker Run, Best Chicken Legs Contest, Saucy (more…)

Wayne – Wayne County Fair

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

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Wayne – Wayne County Fair

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

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Friday, July 29th, 2016

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Saturday, July 30th, 2016

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Sunday, July 31st, 2016

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Concord – Dixon County Fair

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

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Concord – Dixon County Fair

Monday, August 1st, 2016

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Concord – Dixon County Fair

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

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Concord – Dixon County Fair

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

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Ponca – Missouri River Outdoor Expo

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

12th Annual Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park, September 17th & 18th.

Ponca – Missouri River Outdoor Expo

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

12th Annual Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park, September 17th & 18th.

Carroll – Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

3rd Annual Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine – Sunday – September 25, 2016 Main Street Carroll, Nebraska – Rain or Shine – Noon to 4:00 p.m.
No Fee to enter. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Your registration enters you for great door prizes drawn through out the afternoon. Dash plaques to the first 125 entries!  This is a growing show and shine! Over 100 entries in 2014 and over 140 entries in 2015. Our purpose is to have an afternoon of family fun for all that share an appreciation for classic vehicles and there history.  This is Free to public (more…)

Ponca – Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop at Ponca State Park

Friday, September 30th, 2016

A Perfect “Girlfriends’ Getaway”. Grab your girlfriends and skip the spa. Looking for a getaway for you and your gals, or maybe your Mom or Daughter? This weekend is a perfect “getaway” for women 18 years of age and older. Held in the picturesque forested rolling hills and the majestic Ponca State Park.

For the entire weekend, a wide variety of workshops, programs and outdoor activities will be offered. The (more…)

Ponca – Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop at Ponca State Park

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

A Perfect “Girlfriends’ Getaway”. Grab your girlfriends and skip the spa. Looking for a getaway for you and your gals, or maybe your Mom or Daughter? This weekend is a perfect “getaway” for women 18 years of age and older. Held in the picturesque forested rolling hills and the majestic Ponca State Park.

For the entire weekend, a wide variety of workshops, programs and outdoor activities will be offered. The (more…)

Ponca – Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop at Ponca State Park

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

A Perfect “Girlfriends’ Getaway”. Grab your girlfriends and skip the spa. Looking for a getaway for you and your gals, or maybe your Mom or Daughter? This weekend is a perfect “getaway” for women 18 years of age and older. Held in the picturesque forested rolling hills and the majestic Ponca State Park.

For the entire weekend, a wide variety of workshops, programs and outdoor activities will be offered. The (more…)

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 6, 2016

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 6, 2016. Set your clocks back 1 hour. (Fall back)