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UNK Ockinga Center

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2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States

January 2018

Storytelling Festival: Winter Tales

January 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 Workshop for Adults with Antonio Rocha UNK - Ockinga Center 9:00am-11:00am THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 Workshop for Adults with Donna Washington UNK - Ockinga Center 12:30pm-2:30pm FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 Storytelling for Pre-School Children with Sherry Crow Kearney Public Library 10:00am FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 Stories for Seniors with Antonio Rocha Peterson Senior Activity Center, Yanney Park 12:45pm SATURDAY, JANUARY 20 Stories for Families with Antonia Rocha and Donna Washington Kearney Public Library 1:00pm & 3:00pm Stories for Families with…

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Storytelling Festival: Winter Tales

January 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 Workshop for Adults with Donna Washington UNK - Ockinga Center 12:30pm-2:30pm FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 Storytelling for Pre-School Children with Sherry Crow Kearney Public Library 10:00am FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 Stories for Seniors with Antonio Rocha Peterson Senior Activity Center, Yanney Park 12:45pm SATURDAY, JANUARY 20 Stories for Families with Antonia Rocha and Donna Washington Kearney Public Library 1:00pm & 3:00pm Stories for Families with Antonia Rocha and Donna Washington First United Methodist Church 7:00pm

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January 2019

Don White Workshop – “The Story’s the Thing”

January 23, 2019 @ 9:05 am - 11:00 am
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States
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Noa Baum Workshop – “Story Bridges in the Classroom”

January 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States
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February 2019

The US Constitution at the Intersection of Church and State

February 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States
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Should Americans pledge to be “one nation, under God”? Must governments accommodate religious believers whose faiths lead them to smoke peyote, refuse to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple? In short, how do we navigate the intersection of religion and politics? This course will explore these issues and more by examining the religion clauses in the US Constitution.

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The US Constitution at the Intersection of Church and State

February 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States
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Should Americans pledge to be “one nation, under God”? Must governments accommodate religious believers whose faiths lead them to smoke peyote, refuse to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple? In short, how do we navigate the intersection of religion and politics? This course will explore these issues and more by examining the religion clauses in the US Constitution.

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Remember the 60’s? Where Were You When…..?

February 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States
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This one-session class is a ”preview” for a Senior College class - also titled “The Sixties” - that will be presented in the coming Spring Semester. Join us for this “appetizer” and come back for the full 6-course meal starting in March.

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March 2019

The Sixties

March 13, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States
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$35

Learn stuff, gain some insight. This Senior College class will be 12 hours of structured discussion about the historically “long” Sixties, 1960-1973. Themes will include Vietnam, Immigration and the Chicano Movement, American Indian Movement, Environmentalism, and the Civil Rights Movement.

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Global Climate Change

March 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States
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$35

Climate Change: Science, Impact, And Opinion: This Senior College class will inform participants on the essential science of climate, how climate can change, what the impacts of that change can/will be and the national and global discussions on climate change.

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What Were We Thinking? Staging the Sixties

March 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
UNK Ockinga Center, 2505 20th Ave.
Kearney, United States
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$35

A nation’s theater is quite possibly the first register of its current concerns. If journalism is the first draft of history, then stage and film are the first draft of how we are digesting our own history and where that is leading us. In this Senior College class, we will view three plays in their film versions followed by discussions, with an idea to deriving our own definition of “the ’60’s”.

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