More than 100+ activities to take place during the festival
April 5 marks the beginning of the 2019 Nebraska Science Festival. And, with more than a 100 events, how will you celebrate science?
Fill your MONTH with any number of science events including:
- Star Party at Branched Oak Observatory;
- An evening with Grant Imahara;
- Tour the Valentine Fish Hatchery;
- Woman in Science: Lunch & Learn with Egyptologist Kara Cooney;
- Bugs & Bourbon at Mercury in Omaha;
- “This Blessed Earth” book discussion at the Kearney Library;
- BioBlitz at Fontenelle Forest;
- learn about windmills at The Kregel Windmill Factory Museum; or
- visit the famous Edgerton Explorit Center in Aurora.
The celebration continues with state-wide activities including Woman In Science: Omaha Science Cafe with Beth Roxland, SciPop Interactive at the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, an engineering showcase in Lincoln, a music performance mixing art and science, and science fun at the Omaha, Kearney and Norfolk Public Libraries.
The festival concludes April 28 but not before more events across the state, including:
- Solar Observing at the Hastings Museum;
- Lincoln Earth Day;
- Code Ninjas Papillion open house;
- Weatherfest at the University of Nebraska Lincoln; and
- the SciFest public expo at The Durham Museum, which will feature hands-on activities and a science show from the Omaha Children’s Museum.
To see the full list of SciFest events, and to plan your outings, visit the festival website at nescifest.com. In addition to NeSciFest.com, you will find SciFest updates and information on Twitter (@NESciFest) and Facebook (NE SciFest).
The Nebraska Science Festival began in 2013 as an initiative of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, which continues to administer the festival with the assistance of a number of organizations and individuals interested in the advancement of science literacy.
The Science Festival is designed to make science accessible, interactive, relevant and fun for kids and adults alike.