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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Family Fishing 4:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Terry's Pond
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Terry’s Lake. Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help. No experience necessary. The[...]
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session 6:00 pm
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hunt Safe Session to complete Hunter Education certification after completing the online course. Be sure to bring certificate of online completion and parental release!
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 2 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Intro to Competition Rifle Shooting 6:00 pm
Intro to Competition Rifle Shooting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Expand your firearms knowledge & skill! This 5 week session includes classroom and range time every week. Participants are expected to come to class with a working knowledge of gun safety and be capable of[...]
Ladies Handgun Skill Training Club 6:00 pm
Ladies Handgun Skill Training Club @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Designed for people who have completed a basic-level handgun/pistol class. We will use proven training techniques as a guideline to train new shooters. Qualification shooting is a year-round shooting activity that provides incentive awards for[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Growing Up WILD 1:00 pm
Growing Up WILD @ Ruth Staples Child Development Lab
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Growing up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children is an award-winning curriculum and activity guide designed to help early childhood educators engage young students in the wonders of nature. The guide provides an early foundation[...]
Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-Handguns 6:00 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-Handguns @ Platte River State Park
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Introduction to handguns is for any woman wanting to learn how to shoot and increase their knowledge of handguns. This class is primarily for the beginner or novice shooter. Participants may bring their own handguns[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 3 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT 8:30pm-10pm until May 3rd • Come join us every Wednesday night this semester to work on YOUR archery skills! • Bring your own equipment or use facility equipment available at no additional[...]
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Explore Archery: Thursdays May-Jun 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Sip Nebraska 4:00 pm
Sip Nebraska @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park for Sip Nebraska! Guests are invited to take part in tastings of Nebraska wines, hard ciders and craft beer, while enjoying local bands, shopping at over 20+[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 6:00PM-7:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Explore Rifle (Ages 8-10) 6:00 pm
Explore Rifle (Ages 8-10) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Looking for a good way to introduce your son or daughter to the lifelong habits of safe gun handling and the basic concepts of marksmanship? This class is where they need to be! Explore Rifle[...]
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Take Pride in America 9:00 am
Take Pride in America @ Verdon Lake State Recreation Area
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Take Pride in America Day is a day for people to get outside and contribute their time and energy to making a difference in our state parks and wildlife areas. It is a national partnership[...]
Birding at the Fort 10:00 am
Birding at the Fort @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
In observance of International Migratory Bird Month, join us for a morning with the birds. Guest speaker Dave Titterington, from Lincoln’s Wild Bird Habitat Store, will share his knowledge of different types of feed and[...]
Living History 10:00 am
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center will be open daily from May 27th through September 4th from 10am to 5pm and weekends May 6th, through May 21st and from September 9th through October 8th. An[...]
Prairie Grass Hike 10:30 am
Prairie Grass Hike @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
May 6 @ 10:30 am
Join us at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park for a one mile Prairie Grass Hike on May 6th, July 15th, and September 16th. We will meet at the large shelter in the day use[...]
Mom’s Day Archery Fun Shoot 12:00 pm
Mom’s Day Archery Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
On the first Saturday of each month, the Outdoor Education Center sets up the archery range with a mixture of fun and challenging targets for archers of all skill levels. Come over after lunch and[...]
Sip Nebraska 1:00 pm
Sip Nebraska @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park for Sip Nebraska! Guests are invited to take part in tastings of Nebraska wines, hard ciders and craft beer, while enjoying local bands, shopping at over 20+[...]
Photography Hike 5:00 pm
Photography Hike @ Fremont State Recreation Area
May 6 @ 5:00 pm
Join us at Fremont State Recreation Area for a Photography Hike on Saturday – May 6th at 5pm.  Hike with the naturalist while we take photos and share tips on outdoor photography. We’ll have several[...]
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Living History 10:00 am
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center will be open daily from May 27th through September 4th from 10am to 5pm and weekends May 6th, through May 21st and from September 9th through October 8th. An[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is the OPTION A class.  This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE:  Please bring a sack lunch, snack and a drink.
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) 3:30 pm
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
For ages 11 to 16 only. Each session there will be a lesson, hands-on firearms instruction, and a shooting exercise. We provide all equipment – rifles, ammo, targets, and eye and ear protection. Participants are[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Introduction to Handgun 6:00 pm
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Linking Literature & Science: Birds 6:30 pm
Linking Literature & Science: Birds @ ESU #16, North Platte
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us as we investigate ways to use literature books to engage children in meaningful interdisciplinary lessons. We’ll start by discovering amazing bird-focused literature books. Next, we’ll connect these literature books with simple, long-term science[...]
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Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-Handguns 6:00 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-Handguns @ Platte River State Park
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Introduction to handguns is for any woman wanting to learn how to shoot and increase their knowledge of handguns. This class is primarily for the beginner or novice shooter. Participants may bring their own handguns[...]
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Introduction to Handgun 10:00 am
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays May-Jun 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 6:00PM-7:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Explore Rifle (Ages 8-10) 6:00 pm
Explore Rifle (Ages 8-10) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Looking for a good way to introduce your son or daughter to the lifelong habits of safe gun handling and the basic concepts of marksmanship? This class is where they need to be! Explore Rifle[...]
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Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo 9:00 am
Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo @ Fort Kearny State Recreation Area
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The annual Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo showcases the state’s vast number of fun outdoor activities at beautiful Fort Kearny State Recreational Area. This event is designed to meet the needs of anyone interested in an[...]
International Migratory Bird Day 9:00 am
International Migratory Bird Day @ Ponca State Park
May 13 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00-11:00 am Archery — Join us for introductory courses on Archery. All equipment is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older. Meet and pay at the[...]
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Mother’s Day Buffet 10:00 am
Mother’s Day Buffet @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Join us on Sunday, May 14th for our Mother’s Day Buffet! Menu includes roast beef, ham and the trimmings. Mothers and grandmothers and children under 8 eat half-price. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Mother’s Day Buffet 11:00 am
Mother’s Day Buffet @ Ponca State Park
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us for a Mother’s Day Buffet at Ponca State Park on Sunday – May 14th from 11am t0 1pm. We’ll have:  Roast Beef, Ham, Salad Bar, Green Beans Almondine, Cheesy Potatoes and Dutch Oven[...]
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) 3:30 pm
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
For ages 11 to 16 only. Each session there will be a lesson, hands-on firearms instruction, and a shooting exercise. We provide all equipment – rifles, ammo, targets, and eye and ear protection. Participants are[...]
Family Fishing 4:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Riverside Discovery Center Zoo Pond
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at the Riverside Discovery Center Zoo Pond. Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help. No experience[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Introduction to Handgun 6:00 pm
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is the OPTION B home study review/test-out session ONLY.  To prepare for this 3-hour test-out session, student may download study materials from our website.
Rifle Fun Shoot 6:00 pm
Rifle Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Put your rifle skills to the test – shoot range-furnished fun targets and compete against your fellow enthusiasts for pride and prizes. Open to all rifles & sight types that meet NOEC range requirements. Four[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-Handguns 6:00 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-Handguns @ Platte River State Park
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Introduction to handguns is for any woman wanting to learn how to shoot and increase their knowledge of handguns. This class is primarily for the beginner or novice shooter. Participants may bring their own handguns[...]
Let’s Talk Trees 5:00 pm
Let’s Talk Trees @ Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area
May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Everyone is invited to join the Park Naturalist for a walk at Lake Ogallala SRA. We will discuss the trees that grow around the lake as we practice leaf printing.   All supplies will be provided[...]
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Explore Archery: Thursdays May-Jun 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Growing Up WILD 6:30 pm
Growing Up WILD @ Lincoln Family Service
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Growing up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children is an award-winning curriculum and activity guide designed to help early childhood educators engage young students in the wonders of nature. The guide provides an early foundation[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Focus on Forever workshop
Focus on Forever workshop @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 19 – May 21 all-day
Conservation volunteers, resource professionals, landowners, hunters, anyone interested in sharing their passion for the outdoors is invited to attend the 2017 national Focus on Forever workshop, May 19-21 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. It’s[...]
Nebraska Ornithologists Union Annual Spring Meeting
Nebraska Ornithologists Union Annual Spring Meeting @ Auburn Senior Center
May 19 – May 21 all-day
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission invite the public to attend the Nebraska Ornithologists Union (NOU) annual Spring Meeting in Auburn May 19 – 21, 2017. The NOU is a statewide group of avid bird[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 6:00PM-7:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Explore Rifle (Ages 8-10) 6:00 pm
Explore Rifle (Ages 8-10) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Looking for a good way to introduce your son or daughter to the lifelong habits of safe gun handling and the basic concepts of marksmanship? This class is where they need to be! Explore Rifle[...]
National Endangered Species and Pizza Party Day 5:00 pm
National Endangered Species and Pizza Party Day @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Did you know there are endangered species here in Nebraska? You are invited out to the Lake McConaughy Visitor Center to learn more about these animals and conservation efforts, in honor of National Endangered Species[...]
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Free Park Day
Free Park Day @ All Nebraska State Parks, State Recreation Areas, and State Historical Parks
May 20 all-day
Join us at one of our state parks, state recreation areas, or state historical parks for Free Park Day!
Republican Valley Archery 3D Shoots Open to the Public
Republican Valley Archery 3D Shoots Open to the Public @ Red Willow Reservoir State Recreational Area
May 20 all-day
Join us for the Republican Valley Archery 3D Shoots Open to the Public at Red Willow Recreation Area Archery Range north of McCook. 2017 Schedule Saturday, April 22 (Registration 2:00-3:00 pm) Saturday, May 20 (Registration[...]
Spring Muster
Spring Muster @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
May 20 all-day
In celebration of Nebraska’s 150th anniversary of statehood, Fort Hartsuff will be hosting a weekend of living history that illuminates Nebraska’s entrance into the Union, from territory to full statehood. Demonstrations include drilling and tactical[...]
Free Park Day, BBQ and Kid’s Fishing Derby
Free Park Day, BBQ and Kid’s Fishing Derby @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 20 all-day
Join us on Saturday – May 20th for Free Park Day, BBQ and Kid’s Fishing Derby! Free jeep rides and horse drawn tours from 9am to 3pm.  BBQ will be held on the west lawn[...]
Wildcat Hills Wildlands Day/Free Park Entry Day
Wildcat Hills Wildlands Day/Free Park Entry Day @ Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
May 20 all-day
The Wildcat Hills Nature Center is pleased to offer Wildcat Weekends!  A variety of programs will be offered at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center on the second Saturday of the month (*unless otherwise noted).  Best[...]
Free Park and Fish Day at Lake 6 9:00 am
Free Park and Fish Day at Lake 6 @ Fort Kearny State Recreation Area
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us on May 20th for Free Park and Fish Day at Lake 6 from 9am-12pm at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area. Learn more about family fun in the outdoors. Bait and poles will be available. [...]
Free Park Day at Lake Ogallala SRA 9:00 am
Free Park Day at Lake Ogallala SRA @ Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area
May 20 @ 9:00 am
Come out to Lake Ogallala to enjoy Free Park Day! Activities will include: 9:00am – Bird walk with the Park Naturalist at the Lake Ogallala hike/bike trail.  Binoculars, guides, and checklist will be available. 1:00pm[...]
Ranch Life in the 1860’s 10:00 am
Ranch Life in the 1860’s @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park for Ranch Life in the 1860’s. Event dates:  May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, and October 21 from 10am to 4pm. One[...]
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Spring Muster
Spring Muster @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
May 21 all-day
In celebration of Nebraska’s 150th anniversary of statehood, Fort Hartsuff will be hosting a weekend of living history that illuminates Nebraska’s entrance into the Union, from territory to full statehood. Demonstrations include drilling and tactical[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is the OPTION A class.  This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE:  Please bring a snack and a drink.
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) 3:30 pm
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
For ages 11 to 16 only. Each session there will be a lesson, hands-on firearms instruction, and a shooting exercise. We provide all equipment – rifles, ammo, targets, and eye and ear protection. Participants are[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Introduction to Handgun 6:00 pm
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - Central Classroom
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is the OPTION B home study review/test-out session ONLY.  To prepare for this 3-hour test-out session, student may download study materials from our website. NOTE:  Please bring a snack and a drink.
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Holmes Lake
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Holmes Lake. Look for our colorful fishing trailer on the North Shore Road where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-Handguns 6:00 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-Handguns @ Platte River State Park
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Introduction to handguns is for any woman wanting to learn how to shoot and increase their knowledge of handguns. This class is primarily for the beginner or novice shooter. Participants may bring their own handguns[...]
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Introduction to Handgun 10:00 am
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Evening Acrylics 5:00 pm
Evening Acrylics @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Park Naturalist out at the lake for an evening of acrylic painting!  Meet at the Lake McConaughy Visitor Center. Follow guided instruction on an original painting or come up with an idea of[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays May-Jun 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Halleck Lake
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Halleck Lake. Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help. No experience necessary. The event[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Memorial Day Weekend 9:00 am
Memorial Day Weekend @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Fort Kearny State Historical Park May 26-28 for Memorial Day Weekend! There will be living history demonstrations at Fort Kearny SHP 9am-5pm. Cannon firing at 2pm on all 3 days. Humanities speaker[...]
Take Aim at Summer 4:00 pm
Take Aim at Summer @ Platte River State Park
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Take Aim at Summer @ Platte River State Park
Join us for our summer kick and off bring your families for a fun evening at the range. 
Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr 6:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 6:00PM-7:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Explore Rifle (Ages 8-10) 6:00 pm
Explore Rifle (Ages 8-10) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Looking for a good way to introduce your son or daughter to the lifelong habits of safe gun handling and the basic concepts of marksmanship? This class is where they need to be! Explore Rifle[...]
I Spy Lake McConaughy 5:00 pm
I Spy Lake McConaughy @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
May 26 @ 5:00 pm
Gather up your friends and come out to Lake McConaughy for a scavenger hunt. The Park Naturalist will have a list of things to spot around the lake, including hidden items. Bring a team, or[...]
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3rd Annual Migratory Bird Day 7:00 am
3rd Annual Migratory Bird Day @ Indian Cave State Park
May 27 @ 7:00 am
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on May 27th for our 3rd Annual Migratory Bird Day! 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.        Bird Observation and Identification Make-n-Take Bird Treats 7 a.m.       Guided Bird Hike Noon[...]
Bird Walk 7:00 am
Bird Walk @ Niobrara State Park
May 27 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Join us at Niobrara State Park on May 27th for a Bird Walk. We will meet at 7:00 am at the interpretive shelter and go until 9:00am.  The walk will be around 1 mile. A[...]
Memorial Day Weekend 9:00 am
Memorial Day Weekend @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Fort Kearny State Historical Park May 26-28 for Memorial Day Weekend! There will be living history demonstrations at Fort Kearny SHP 9am-5pm. Cannon firing at 2pm on all 3 days. Humanities speaker[...]
Birds and Bikes 9:00 am
Birds and Bikes @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
May 27 @ 9:00 am
Bird walk 9:00am Follow the Park Naturalist on a bird walk through Ash Hollow. Meet at the picnic area.  Binoculars, guidebooks, and checklists will be provided. Bike ride 1:00pm Join us again in the afternoon[...]
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Memorial Day Weekend 9:00 am
Memorial Day Weekend @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Fort Kearny State Historical Park May 26-28 for Memorial Day Weekend! There will be living history demonstrations at Fort Kearny SHP 9am-5pm. Cannon firing at 2pm on all 3 days. Humanities speaker[...]
Fashion a Feeder 1:00 pm
Fashion a Feeder @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
May 28 @ 1:00 pm
Join us as we make bird feeders from recyclable items.   Meet at the Lake McConaughy Visitor Center. The Park Naturalist will provide supplies to turn an empty soda bottle, milk carton, tin can, etc. into[...]
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CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 29 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s indoor ranges will be closed to public use May 29, 2017. The outdoor archery range is not affected by this closure.
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National Water a Flower Day 5:00 pm
National Water a Flower Day @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
May 30 @ 5:00 pm
Kids and their parents are welcome out to the Lake McConaughy Visitor Center for an afternoon of planting flowers! After a short presentation, we will be transplanting flowers into larger pots for the visitor center.[...]
Pistol Fun Shoot 6:00 pm
Pistol Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Put your handgun skills to the test – shoot range-furnished fun targets and compete against your fellow enthusiasts for pride and prizes. Open to rim and center fire pistols that meet NOEC range requirements. Four[...]
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Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays May-Jun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
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