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Yanney Heritage Park

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2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
308-237-7095 https://www.yanneypark.org/

September 2018

Walk to Defeat ALS

September 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States

1 Mile Walk The Walk to Defeat ALS is a family-friendly event celebrating the lives of those battling ALS, and remembering those who have lost their battle, but have not been forgotten. Food & Fun starts at noon, walk starts at 1 p.m. Contact Kayla Wittrock for more. 402-991-8788 or kwittrock@als-midamerica.org.

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1 in 5 K Neon Fun Walk/Run

September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States

How did we get the name for our 1 in 5k? One in five. One in five women will experience attempted or completed rape in her lifetime. One in five men will experience sexual violence other than rape in his lifetime. This is unacceptable. Join us for a 5k Neon Fun Walk/Run on September 22nd! Sponsored by verify. and the UNK Women's Center. The fun run will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Peterson Activity Center. Cost is $20.00. Register…

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Pedaling the Past

September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States

One of the best ways to explore local history is on a bike. Join UNK faculty members David Vail and Will Stoutamire on an informational and enjoyable ride along a popular hike-bike trail while learning more about Kearney history. “Pedaling the Past” takes participants from Yanney Park to Cottonmill Park and back, with several stops along the 8-mile route to discuss points of interest and the city’s early development. “Pedaling the Past” tours are free, with a limit of 30…

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Pedaling the Past

September 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States

One of the best ways to explore local history is on a bike. Join UNK faculty members David Vail and Will Stoutamire on an informational and enjoyable ride along a popular hike-bike trail while learning more about Kearney history. “Pedaling the Past” takes participants from Yanney Park to Cottonmill Park and back, with several stops along the 8-mile route to discuss points of interest and the city’s early development. “Pedaling the Past” tours are free, with a limit of 30…

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October 2018

Pedaling the Past

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States

One of the best ways to explore local history is on a bike. Join UNK faculty members David Vail and Will Stoutamire on an informational and enjoyable ride along a popular hike-bike trail while learning more about Kearney history. “Pedaling the Past” takes participants from Yanney Park to Cottonmill Park and back, with several stops along the 8-mile route to discuss points of interest and the city’s early development. “Pedaling the Past” tours are free, with a limit of 30…

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December 2018

Holiday Light Festival

December 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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Holly Jolly 5K Fun Run

December 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States

Come prance like Prancer or dash like Dasher at the Holly Jolly Jog and 5K Fun Run! Sign up for the exciting one-mile arctic adventure with fun stops along the way or the holiday themed 5K Fun Run! Get registered and dress up to participate in the costume contests! Participants registered by Monday, November 26 will receive a Holly Jolly Jog & 5K Fun Run t-shirt the day of the race! 5K Run entry fee: $20 per person, Holly Jolly…

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Holiday Light Festival

December 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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Holiday Light Festival

December 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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Holiday Light Festival

December 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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Holiday Light Festival

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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Holiday Light Festival

December 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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Holiday Light Festival

December 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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Holiday Light Festival

December 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Walk through Yanney Park and enjoy decorated areas by local schools, businesses and organizations along with train rides, a giant snow globe, Santa and hot cocoa. Lights will be up December 8-15 from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the kids activities on December 8, 11 and 14. Free and open to the public.

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February 2019

Polar Plunge

February 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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March 2019

Central Girls on the Run

March 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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5k run for youth girls

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June 2019

Sue Bush Memorial Two Mile Run/Walk

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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$10 – $13

AWARDS: • The top three finishers in each two mile run age and gender division will receive a medal. REGISTRATION: • If you pre-register by Thursday, May 23, you will receive a free race t-shirt. • Two Mile Run entry fee: $13 • Two Mile Walk entry fee: $10 • Event day registration will be accepted from 8:00-8:45am at the Peterson Senior Activity Center in Yanney Park. • Register online at www.KPRregister.org, at the KPR Office (2005 1st Ave.), Phone…

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Heritage Day

June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Heritage Day has become a traditional “kick-off to summer” celebration for Kearney residents. The focus of Heritage Day is to build on family unity and community togetherness, recognize park contributors, as well as to provide a formal opportunity to “cut the ribbon” on new features at Yanney Park. Last year, “Heritage Day”, drew an estimated 2,000 people. Some of the activities this year include: Sue Bush Memorial Run/Walk, Storybook Walk, Family Fishing Day, giant inflatables for the kids, Cabela’s Kayak…

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September 2019

Light Up the Night GLOW 5K Walk/Run

September 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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CHI Richard Young Behavioral Health's Annual "Light up the Night" GLOW 5K Walk/Run to Raise Awareness for Mental Health! This yearly event focuses on bringing our community and surrounding communities together in an effort to advocate for a great cause. This year our focus is -RESILIENCE- recovery, standing together, bringing each other hope, and for each of us to "Be the Link" to Mental Resilience. Registration is $25 for ages 13+ Includes Event Tshirt and Glow bracelet and necklace per…

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Nebraska Strollathon

September 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Enjoy a scenic Stroll Kids activities, raffle, food, entertainment & more A chance to meet with other Nebraska Rett families

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Grandparents Day at Yanney Park

September 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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$5

All ages welcome. $5 for each participant. Register by Wednesday, September 4 Enjoy a fun filled afternoon at the beautiful Yanney Park! Grandparents and grandkids will have plenty of opportunity to spend some quality time together through a variety of activities! Crafts and activities will be geared towards kids ages 4-12 years old. Max. 150 Participants.

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Out of the Darkness Walk

September 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Free

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 Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce annual suicide rate to 20% by 2025. For more information, please contact:…

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Great Strides Greater Nebraska

September 29, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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For more than 30 years, Great Strides – the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national fundraising event – has supported the Foundation’s mission to cure cystic fibrosis and raise awareness for this rare, genetic, life-shortening disease that makes it difficult to breathe and shortens lives. Registration is free, but walkers are encouraged to raise funds. Your support will help accelerate innovative research and drug development, as well as advance care and advocacy. Nearly every CF drug was made possible by the Foundation and…

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October 2019

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

October 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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1 mile walk Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

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December 2019

Holly Jolly Jog

December 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Jog at 2:00pm and 5k at 3:30pm Yanney Park Dash like Dasher or prance like Prancer in this one mile kids run around the lake or a 5k! Decorate cookies at Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen after the completion of the race. Awards for the most creative costumes. Proceeds to benefit KHS HOSA Organization and the Society of the Year.

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Holiday Light Festival

December 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - December 14, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W 11th St.
Kearney, NE 68845 United States
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Free
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