Platte Institute Webinar: Back in Session with Speaker Jim Scheer and Executive Board Chair Sen. Mike HilgersJuly 1, 2020
Join the Platte Institute Webinar on Zoom as Nebraska Legislature Speaker Jim Scheer and Unicameral Executive Board Chair and Sen. Mike Hilgers provide their thoughts on the return of the 2020 Nebraska Legislature for its remaining 17 legislative days. All Platte Institute Webinars are free to attend include Q&A. Registration required. Webinar recordings can be … Continue reading “Platte Institute Webinar: Back in Session with Speaker Jim Scheer and Executive Board Chair Sen. Mike Hilgers”
MONA’s Not Just A Book Club Avid readers whose interests lie in authors from Nebraska or reading about Nebraska or art are welcome, and may join at any time. January 7: Landline: A Novel by Rainbow Rowell Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. MONA: Gary E. Zaruba Library & Research Center
Come explore our trails along the Platte River to find, even in the cold months of winter, animals and insects find ways to adapt. Families and participants of all ages will also enjoy watching the feeders from the windows of the center. Make sure to dress in layers for the hike! Want to spend the … Continue reading “Rowe Adventures: Winter Walkabout”
Alzheimer’s & Dementia coalition, Powered by Buffalo County Community Partners, aims to connect those affected by Alzheimer’s and Dementia or caring for a loved one who has the disease to local resources and information that will help their families during the holidays. In conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association and Country House Residence for Memory Care, … Continue reading “Holiday Tips for Caregivers”
Trunk or Treat, open to the public.
It’s almost time to trick-or-treat on the Bricks! Bring your kids down on Thursday, October 24th from 4-6 PM for some treats. Be sure to watch for Teal Pumpkin participants for allergy friendly ones.
October 12, 2019 – January 12, 2020 East Coast native David Gracie creates intimate paintings of everyday scenes or objects such as the night sky or tufts of grass in addition to an occasional portrait. These seemingly disparate subjects speak to an overarching theme of the “abstractness of human experience.” Gracie is an Associate Professor … Continue reading “Nebraska Now: David Gracie, A Light That Casts No Shadow – Opens Today”
Sign the Petition/Learn About Medical Marijuana A majority of states have legalized medical marijuana but Nebraska isn’t one of those states. We will hear from a state-wide campaign pushing for a constitutional amendment to allow Nebraskans the ability to treat their bodies with medical cannabis. On October 11 at Tru Café Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana … Continue reading “Getting Educated on Medical Marijuana”
When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Thanks to the Walkers and … Continue reading “Out of the Darkness Walk”
In 2015, the Lundeen studio was commissioned to create several sculptures for The Cloisters on the Platte, a religious and silent retreat center conceived by philanthropist Joe Ricketts and located on the Nebraska prairie. The bronze figures consist of some of the most complex representations of the Stations of the Cross in the world today. … Continue reading “The Lundeen’s: A Divine Collaboration – Exhibition Reception”
August 27, 2019 – February 2, 2020 In 2015, the Lundeen studio was commissioned to create several sculptures for The Cloisters on the Platte, a religious and silent retreat center conceived by philanthropist Joe Ricketts and located on the Nebraska prairie. The bronze figures consist of some of the most complex representations of the Stations … Continue reading “The Lundeen’s: A Divine Collaboration – Opens Today”
2019 Marks the 10 year anniversary of the Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center / Nebraska Firefighters & EMS Memorial. As well as Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday. So to celebrate both events we will be having a Fire Truck Show & Shine, Kids Games, Entertainment, Demonstrations and More! Anyone wanting to participate in the BBQ … Continue reading “NEFFM 10 year Anniversary & Smokey Bear’s Birthday Party”