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Western and Wildlife Art Show
Western and Wildlife Art Show @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 1 all-day
Mark your calendar!  July 1-4 is the Western and Wildlife Art Show at Fort Robinson State Park in the Veterinary Hospital Building. July 1st – Grand opening 7pm – 9pm July 2nd and 3rd –[...]
Friday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Friday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery—Introductory course for beginners in archery. All equipment is provided. Participants must be 5 years or older. Meet and pay at the Eric Wiebe[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers! 4:00 pm
Fun Day at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm
Join us for a fun day at Two Rivers SRA on July 1st. 4-5 pm: Pop Can Fishing Reels–  This activity will allow kids to make a usable fishing reel out of pop cans!  They will[...]
State Park Summer Speaker Series 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series Begins Friday A summer series of Friday night informational and entertaining programs in northwestern Nebraska’s two state parks kicks off this week. The first presentation, which is Friday, May 27,[...]
National Park Service Presents: “MNRR-A National Park” 8:23 pm
National Park Service Presents: “MNRR-A National Park” @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 1 @ 8:23 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on July 1st for National Park Service Presents: “MNRR-A National Park”.  Missouri National Recreational River in the RV Campground. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Western and Wildlife Art Show
Western and Wildlife Art Show @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 2 all-day
Mark your calendar!  July 1-4 is the Western and Wildlife Art Show at Fort Robinson State Park in the Veterinary Hospital Building. July 1st – Grand opening 7pm – 9pm July 2nd and 3rd –[...]
Dutch Oven Workshop 9:00 am
Dutch Oven Workshop @ Lake Maloney State Recreation Area
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The public is invited to discover ways to prepare outdoor meals at a Dutch oven cooking workshop Saturday, July 2 at the Lake Maloney State Recreation Area, main boat ramp area near the outlet. The[...]
Living History Demonstrations 9:00 am
Living History Demonstrations @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Fort Kearny State Historical Park July 2nd-4th for Living History Demonstrations! Saturday, July 2nd: 1-4pm – Wagon Rides 2pm – Cannon Firing 9am-5pm – Soldiers’ camp and Living History.  The Central Nebraska[...]
Saturday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Saturday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am-11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns—Introductory course for beginners in archery and shotguns. All equipment is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years or older and shotgun[...]
Living History 10:00 am
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fort Atkinson State Historical Park will celebrate Independence Day by reenacting daily events from the fort as described in a newspaper from that era. Join us for a peek into the history of this 1820s[...]
Archery Fun Shoot 12:00 pm
Archery Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for a family-friendly Saturday. We will have Critter Corner going on and an archery fun shoot. The archery range will be filled with a mixture of fun and challenging targets for ages 8[...]
Critter Corner 12:00 pm
Critter Corner @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
What is it like to sleep underground? How do I keep myself warm in the winter? Why do I only eat plants? Get an introduction to the Nebraska’s wildlife by jumping into their feet (or[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers! 3:00 pm
Fun Day at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 2 @ 3:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on July 2nd for a fun day! 3-4:30 pm: Bugs!  Once again, we will take the bug nets out to the open, grassy areas of the park,[...]
Buffalo Cookout 6:00 pm
Buffalo Cookout @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on July 2nd for our Buffalo Cookout.  It will be country western night with John and Susan McNeill. Located at the Buffalo Cookout Pavilion.  Cookout meal will start serving[...]
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Western and Wildlife Art Show
Western and Wildlife Art Show @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 3 all-day
Mark your calendar!  July 1-4 is the Western and Wildlife Art Show at Fort Robinson State Park in the Veterinary Hospital Building. July 1st – Grand opening 7pm – 9pm July 2nd and 3rd –[...]
Living History Demonstrations 9:00 am
Living History Demonstrations @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Fort Kearny State Historical Park July 2nd-4th for Living History Demonstrations! Saturday, July 2nd: 1-4pm – Wagon Rides 2pm – Cannon Firing 9am-5pm – Soldiers’ camp and Living History.  The Central Nebraska[...]
Sunday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Sunday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery —Introductory course for beginners in archery. All equipment is provided. Participants must be 5 years or older. Meet and pay at the archery[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers! 10:00 am
Fun Day at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on July 3rd for family fun! 10-11 am: Bird Watching– This is a great event for people of all ages!  We will walk around Two Rivers, and[...]
Living History 10:00 am
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fort Atkinson State Historical Park will celebrate Independence Day by reenacting daily events from the fort as described in a newspaper from that era. Join us for a peek into the history of this 1820s[...]
Sidewalk Chalk Art with Bird and Emerald Ash Borer Program 10:00 am
Sidewalk Chalk Art with Bird and Emerald Ash Borer Program @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am
Join us at Niobrara State Park on July 3rd for sidewalk chalk art with bird and emerald ash borer program.  Located at the park office.  Participation gifts. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Western and Wildlife Art Show
Western and Wildlife Art Show @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 4 all-day
Mark your calendar!  July 1-4 is the Western and Wildlife Art Show at Fort Robinson State Park in the Veterinary Hospital Building. July 1st – Grand opening 7pm – 9pm July 2nd and 3rd –[...]
Living History Demonstrations 9:00 am
Living History Demonstrations @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Fort Kearny State Historical Park July 2nd-4th for Living History Demonstrations! Saturday, July 2nd: 1-4pm – Wagon Rides 2pm – Cannon Firing 9am-5pm – Soldiers’ camp and Living History.  The Central Nebraska[...]
Monday Fun Day 9:00 am
Monday Fun Day @ Ponca State Park
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns— Introductory courses on archery and shot-guns with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old and shotgun participants must[...]
Fort Robinson Fourth of July Celebration BBQ 11:00 am
Fort Robinson Fourth of July Celebration BBQ @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Mark your calendar!  July 4th is the Fort Robinson Fourth of July Celebration BBQ at Fort Robinson State Park. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Holiday Hours 12:00 pm
Holiday Hours @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We will be open 12pm – 5pm for the 4th of July.
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 4 @ 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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Wild Woods Survival 8:30 am
Wild Woods Survival @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Ages: 8 – 16 Fee: $75 (additional $10 for extended hours per day) Spend two days developing your wilderness skills by learning to master new archery skills, fire building, outdoor cooking, wildlife identification, hiking, hunting[...]
Tuesday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Tuesday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Pellet Rifles — Join us for an introductory course on pellet rifles. Participants must be 8 years of age or older to participate.[...]
Intro to Competition Pistol Shooting 6:00 pm
Intro to Competition Pistol Shooting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Expand on your First Steps class, Women’s Firearm Series, or your own experience at the range! This 4 week session includes classroom and range time every week. Participants are expected to come to class with[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 5 @ 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[...]
Women’s Firearm Series – Introduction to Handguns 6:30 pm
Women’s Firearm Series – Introduction to Handguns @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a 3-month series of classes on handgun safety and shooting proficiency. Each class will focus on a specific activity related to firearms knowledge, skills, and training. This series will include both classroom[...]
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Wild Woods Survival 8:30 am
Wild Woods Survival @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 6 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Ages: 8 – 16 Fee: $75 (additional $10 for extended hours per day) Spend two days developing your wilderness skills by learning to master new archery skills, fire building, outdoor cooking, wildlife identification, hiking, hunting[...]
Wednesday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Wednesday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Muzzleloaders— Introductory courses on archery and muzzleloaders with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older and muzzleloader[...]
Explore Archery 5:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 6 @ 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 archery[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-RIFLES 6:30 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-RIFLES @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Center
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a 4 week series. *First class is a prerequisite for new and novice shooters. The following three classes are at different locations. Pick one or all; *Wednesday July 6 Platte River State Park[...]
Artists Presentation 6:00 pm
Artists Presentation @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm
Artists Jess Benjamin and Susan Knight will present and discuss their work about water at the Lake McConaughy Visitors Center on Wednesday, July 6, at 6 p.m. Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen, and Omaha-based artists[...]
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Thursday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Thursday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Pellet Rifles and .22 Rifles — Join us for an introductory course on pellet rifles and .22 rifles. Pellet rifles participants must be[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
Jul 7 @ 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.
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Friday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Friday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery — Introductory courses on Archery with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older. Meet and pay at the[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers! 4:00 pm
Fun Day at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm
Join us on July 8th at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! 4-5 pm: Explore the Prairie Trunk–  We will have the prairie trunk this week, and this is a great opportunity to[...]
Rifle Fun Shoot 6:00 pm
Rifle Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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. Ages[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
State Park Summer Speaker Series 8:30 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Chadron State Park
Jul 8 @ 8:30 pm
A summer series of Friday night informational and entertaining programs in northwestern Nebraska’s two state parks. The series of presentations is a collaboration of the National Park Service’s Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, the U.S.[...]
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3D Archery Shoot 8:00 am
3D Archery Shoot @ Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am
Join us at Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area for our 3D Archery Shoot! Registration is from 8-9 the day of the shoot. Each shoot will go as long as we have participants still shooting.[...]
Hooked for Life 9:00 am
Hooked for Life @ Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us at Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area on July 9th from 9:00-1:00 for our kids fishing event called “Hooked for Life”! More information to come! A Park Entry Permit is required.  
Saturday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Saturday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns—Introductory course for beginners in archery and shotgun with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years or older and shotgun[...]
National Park Service Special Event 10:00 am
National Park Service Special Event @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on July 9th for a National Park Service Special Event at the Buffalo Cookout Pavilion. More information to come. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Fun Day at Two Rivers! 2:00 pm
Fun Day at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on July 9th for family fun! 2-4: Prairie Plant Press/ Plant Scents Game– We are going to hike around the park and identify different plants that you[...]
Red Willow Family Fun Nights 6:00 pm
Red Willow Family Fun Nights @ Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area for Red Willow Family Fun Nights on June 11th, June 25th, July 9th, July 23rd, and August 6th from 6pm-10pm. 6pm-7pm will be a family cookout.[...]
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Sunday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Sunday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00– 11:00 am Introduction to Atlatl — Atlatl Participants will learn how to use the ancient Paleo-Indian spear throwing tool, called an atlatl. Learn how it works and how[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers! 10:00 am
Fun Day at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on July 10th for family fun! 10-11 am: Predator and Prey of the Prairie game–  During this event, families will learn about predators and prey of the[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 10 @ 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.
Fur Trade Funday! 1:00 pm
Fur Trade Funday! @ Chadron State Park
Jul 10 @ 1:00 pm
Chadron State Park is inviting people to attend and afternoon of spirited competition at its annual Fur Trade Funday on Sunday, July 10. The event, part of Chadron’s annual Fur Trade Days celebration, features the[...]
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Outdoor Skills Club 3:30 pm
Outdoor Skills Club @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
An educational program for ages 8-12 that meets once a week.   The program will include an educational portion where kids will have the opportunity to learn more about nature, animals, and their surroundings. Following[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 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 Civilian Marksmenship Program 6:00 pm
Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NOTE: The July 11th & 13th dates have been canceled. The August 22nd and 24th dates are still scheduled.   Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program (CMP) Learn what it takes to participate and compete in[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 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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Power of Pollinators Educator Workshop 2:00 pm
Power of Pollinators Educator Workshop @ Wayne State College
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hummingbirds, bees, beetles, butterflies, and flies… these hard-working animals help pollinate over 75% of our flowering plants, and nearly 75% of our crops. Often we don’t notice as they help pollinate. Yet without them, wildlife[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 12 @ 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 – Lincoln 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Lincoln @ Oak Lake
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Intro to Competition Pistol Shooting 6:00 pm
Intro to Competition Pistol Shooting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Expand on your First Steps class, Women’s Firearm Series, or your own experience at the range! This 4 week session includes classroom and range time every week. Participants are expected to come to class with[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Explore Bowhunting 6:30 pm
Explore Bowhunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Explore Bowhunting is an educational program designed to teach students the basic skills of bowhunting. The Archery Trade Association created this program to spark an interest and passion for bowhunting in today’s youth. Through these[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 12 @ 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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Wednesday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Wednesday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Muzzleloaders— Introductory courses on archery and muzzleloaders with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older and muzzleloader[...]
Explore Archery 5:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 13 @ 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 archery[...]
Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program 6:00 pm
Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NOTE: The July 11th & 13th dates have been canceled. The August 22nd and 24th dates are still scheduled.   Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program (CMP) Learn what it takes to participate and compete in[...]
Introduction to Shotguns and Trap Shooting 6:00 pm
Introduction to Shotguns and Trap Shooting @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spend an evening on the shotgun range with Nebraska’s own state champion trap coach Les Hlavac. This workshop will include an introduction to shotguns, trap shooting and 5-stand sporting clays. This workshop is designed for[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-RIFLES 6:30 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-RIFLES @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Center
Jul 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a 4 week series. *First class is a prerequisite for new and novice shooters. The following three classes are at different locations. Pick one or all; *Wednesday July 6 Platte River State Park[...]
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Thursday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Thursday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Pellet Rifles and .22 Rifles — Join us for an introductory course on pellet rifles and .22 rifles. Pellet rifles participants must be[...]
Family Fishing – Norfolk 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Norfolk @ Skyview
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Family Fishing – Papillion 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Papillion @ Halleck Lake
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman – Niobrara/Missouri River Kayaking Trip
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman – Niobrara/Missouri River Kayaking Trip @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 15 all-day
This program is designed to teach more advanced skills.  Contact Dina Barta dina.barta@nebraska.gov, 402-890-6463, or Suzanne Ridder suzanne.ridder@nebraska.gov, 402-471-5566 for more information.  Kayak and equipment provided. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 15 all-day
The Outdoor range will be closed due to a tournament being held
Friday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Friday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery — Introductory courses on Archery with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older. Meet and pay at the[...]
Family Fun at Two Rivers! 2:00 pm
Family Fun at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! Signs of Mammals (2-3 pm) During this activity we will learn about the different ways people can tell if mammals have been in an[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
National Park Service Presents “Lewis and Clark Program” 7:00 pm
National Park Service Presents “Lewis and Clark Program” @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm
Join us on July 15th for a National Park Service Special Event “Lewis and Clark Program” in the RV Campground. A Park Entry Permit is required.
State Park Summer Speaker Series 8:30 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 15 @ 8:30 pm
A summer series of Friday night informational and entertaining programs in northwestern Nebraska’s two state parks. The series of presentations is a collaboration of the National Park Service’s Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, the U.S.[...]
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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman – Niobrara/Missouri River Kayaking Trip
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman – Niobrara/Missouri River Kayaking Trip @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 16 all-day
This program is designed to teach more advanced skills.  Contact Dina Barta dina.barta@nebraska.gov, 402-890-6463, or Suzanne Ridder suzanne.ridder@nebraska.gov, 402-471-5566 for more information.  Kayak and equipment provided. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 16 all-day
The Outdoor range will be closed due to a tournament being held
Carp-O-Rama 8:00 am
Carp-O-Rama @ Lake Maloney State Recreation Area
Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us at Lake Maloney State Recreation Area on July 16th from 8am-1pm for Carp-O-Rama! Carp-O-Rama is for anglers of all ages interested in learning all aspects of carp fishing. Carp caught by anglers will[...]
Family Fishing – North Platte 8:00 am
Family Fishing – North Platte @ Lake Maloney
Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Indoor Range closed 8:00 am
Indoor Range closed @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
The indoor archery range will be closed from 8am – 2pm on Saturday July 16th due to a tournament being hosted
Fritillaries & Campfires 9:00 am
Fritillaries & Campfires @ Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am
A pair of free programs at Lake Minatare State Recreation Area on Saturday, July 16, will help participants enjoy and appreciate nature and the outdoors. The sessions, which will be at the Scouts Cabin, will[...]
Fun Day at Niobrara! 9:00 am
Fun Day at Niobrara! @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am
Join us at Niobrara State Park on July 16th for a fun day! 9am-3pm:  Geocaching with Gary and Liz Doerr and Will and Shirley Dangler at the buffalo cookout pavilion. 6pm:  Buffalo cookout, Humanities Nebraska[...]
Plant ID Tour 9:00 am
Plant ID Tour @ Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us at Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area on July 16th for the Calamus Plant ID Tour. Tour the Calamus Reservoir from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and learn about different habitat types and plants[...]
Rim Fire Steel Plate Fun Shoot 9:00 am
Rim Fire Steel Plate Fun Shoot @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
This event is designed to be an easy, fun, and safe experience for shooters of all ages and experience levels. Instruction will be provided by certified NRA Range Safety Officers and all equipment is provided[...]
Saturday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Saturday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns — Introductory course for beginners in archery and shot-guns. All equipment is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years or older[...]
Bighorn Sheep Hike 9:00 am
Bighorn Sheep Hike @ Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am
Take part in a Bighorn Sheep Hike at Wildcat Hills SRA on July 16th at 9am. Please meet at the campgrounds. Bighorn sheep in Nebraska? Let’s explore these amazing creatures, uncover their adaptations for survival,[...]
Family Fun at Two Rivers! 2:00 pm
Family Fun at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! Monarchs and Milkweed (2-3 pm)  This activity is an opportunity for people to learn about the importance of pollinators, and how we can help[...]
Mahoney 25th Anniversary Party 2:00 pm
Mahoney 25th Anniversary Party @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
For a quarter of a century, millions of guests have enjoyed all that Eugene T. Mahoney State Park has to offer. Help us celebrate its 25th anniversary! The event will feature live music, an obstacle[...]
Buffalo Cookout, Humanities Nebraska Program 6:00 pm
Buffalo Cookout, Humanities Nebraska Program @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on July 16th for our Buffalo Cookout, Humanities Nebraska Program:  “The Courage to Continue:  Changing Homesteads in Nebraska” by Cherrie Beam-Callaway. Located at the Buffalo Cookout Pavilion.  Cookout meal[...]
Teddy Roosevelt, Rough Rider President 7:00 pm
Teddy Roosevelt, Rough Rider President @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  Darrell Draper will make history come alive as he reenacts the life of Teddy Roosevelt. Draper uses period costumes and props to make audiences feel as though they have traveled back in time. His[...]
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Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 17 all-day
The Outdoor range will be closed due to a tournament being held
Sunday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Sunday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am– 11:00 am Introduction to Atlatl — Learn how to use the ancient Paleo-Indian spear throwing tool, called an atlatl. Participants will understand how it works and how[...]
Family Fun at Two Rivers! 10:00 am
Family Fun at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! Bird Watching (10-11 am)  We will take a walk around the park, and practice our birding skills! A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Outdoor Skills Club 3:30 pm
Outdoor Skills Club @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
An educational program for ages 8-12 that meets once a week.   The program will include an educational portion where kids will have the opportunity to learn more about nature, animals, and their surroundings. Following[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 18 @ 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[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 18 @ 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) & Adult Archery Program 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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.
Family Fishing – Omaha 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Omaha @ Lake Zorinski
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Intro to Competition Pistol Shooting 6:00 pm
Intro to Competition Pistol Shooting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Expand on your First Steps class, Women’s Firearm Series, or your own experience at the range! This 4 week session includes classroom and range time every week. Participants are expected to come to class with[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Explore Bowhunting 6:30 pm
Explore Bowhunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Explore Bowhunting is an educational program designed to teach students the basic skills of bowhunting. The Archery Trade Association created this program to spark an interest and passion for bowhunting in today’s youth. Through these[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 19 @ 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[...]
Women’s Firearm Series – Introduction to Handguns 6:30 pm
Women’s Firearm Series – Introduction to Handguns @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a 3-month series of classes on handgun safety and shooting proficiency. Each class will focus on a specific activity related to firearms knowledge, skills, and training. This series will include both classroom[...]
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Explore Archery 5:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 20 @ 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 archery[...]
Family Fishing – Lincoln 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Lincoln @ Bowling Lake - Cancelled
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-RIFLES 6:30 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-RIFLES @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Center
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a 4 week series. *First class is a prerequisite for new and novice shooters. The following three classes are at different locations. Pick one or all; *Wednesday July 6 Platte River State Park[...]
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Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 22 all-day
The Outdoor range will be closed due to a tournament being held
Friday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Friday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Archery — Introductory courses on archery will be offered at the shooting complex with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years[...]
Family Fun at Two Rivers! 4:00 pm
Family Fun at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! Habitats (4-5 pm) During this activity, families will learn about different animal habitats that Nebraska animals live in.  They will also be able to[...]
Family Fishing – Broken Bow 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Broken Bow @ Melham Lake
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
State Park Summer Speaker Series 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Chadron State Park
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series Begins Friday A summer series of Friday night informational and entertaining programs in northwestern Nebraska’s two state parks kicks off this week. The first presentation, which is Friday, May 27,[...]
A Night Under the Stars 9:00 pm
A Night Under the Stars @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Jul 22 @ 9:00 pm
Join us under the stars at Fort Hartsuff State Historical park for our first ever movie night July 22, 2015.  Movie starts at 9:30pm.  Enjoy S’mores at 9pm.  Fresh theatre popcorn during the movie. “The[...]
Star Party 9:00 pm
Star Party @ Platte River State Park: Ballfields
Jul 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Join us at Platte River State Park, as we will be hosting a star party! Visitors will be able to get a clear close-up of the night-time sky and all that it offers with unique[...]
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Calamus Clean Up Day!
Calamus Clean Up Day! @ Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jul 23 all-day
Join us at Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area on July 23rd for Calamus Clean Up Day! More information to come. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 23 all-day
The Outdoor range will be closed due to a tournament being held
CNPPID 75th Anniversary Event
CNPPID 75th Anniversary Event @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Jul 23 all-day
Join us at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area on July 23rd for the CNPPID 75th Anniversary Event! For details, contact Keith County Chamber of Commerce at 308-284-4066. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Saturday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Saturday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am-11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns — Introductory course for beginners in archery and shot-guns will be provided with all equipment at the shooting range. Archery participants[...]
Bighorn Sheep Hike 9:00 am
Bighorn Sheep Hike @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am
Take part in a Bighorn Sheep Hike at Fort Robinson State Park on July 23rd at 9am.  Please meet at the Activity Center. Bighorn sheep in Nebraska? Let’s explore these amazing creatures, uncover their adaptations[...]
Family Fun Day! 11:00 am
Family Fun Day! @ Victoria Springs State Recreation Area
Jul 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us at Victoria Springs State Recreation Area on July 23rd from 11:30am-3:00pm for our Family Fun Day! 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Free Lunch – Hot Dogs, Chips & Soda 1:00 PM Fishing Seminar[...]
Family Fishing – Anselmo 11:30 am
Family Fishing – Anselmo @ Victoria Springs Lake
Jul 23 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Kite Day 1:00 pm
Kite Day @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on July 23rd for Kite Day. In the first parking lot in the 3-mile tent camping loop.  Bring your favorite kite along or borrow one from the park.  Fun[...]
Family Fun at Two Rivers! 2:00 pm
Family Fun at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! Wet and Wild (2-3 pm)  Grab the dip nets, and explore all of the cool invertebrates that inhabit the water systems of Two Rivers![...]
Family Fishing – McCook 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – McCook @ Red Willow Reservoir
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Red Willow Family Fun Nights 6:00 pm
Red Willow Family Fun Nights @ Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area for Red Willow Family Fun Nights on June 11th, June 25th, July 9th, July 23rd, and August 6th from 6pm-10pm. 6pm-7pm will be a family cookout.[...]
CANCELLED – Tandy Leather/Animal Hides and Leather 6:30 pm
CANCELLED – Tandy Leather/Animal Hides and Leather @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Due to the weather, the Tandy Leather/Animal Hides and Leather has been cancelled.
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Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 24 all-day
The Outdoor range will be closed due to a tournament being held
Sunday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Sunday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am– 11:00 am Introduction to Atlatl — Atlatl Participants will learn how to use the ancient Paleo-Indian spear throwing tool, called an atlatl. Participants will understand how it[...]
Family Fun at Two Rivers! 10:00 am
Family Fun at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! Habitat (10-11 am) During this activity, families will learn about different animal habitats that Nebraska animals live in.  They will also be able to[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
Jul 24 @ 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.
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Outdoor Skills Club 3:30 pm
Outdoor Skills Club @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
An educational program for ages 8-12 that meets once a week.   The program will include an educational portion where kids will have the opportunity to learn more about nature, animals, and their surroundings. Following[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 25 @ 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[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 25 @ 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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Tuesday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Tuesday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am —11:00 pm Introduction to Pellet Rifles — Join us for an introductory course on pellet rifles. Participants must be 8 years of age or older to participate.[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 26 @ 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 Pistol Shooting 6:00 pm
Intro to Competition Pistol Shooting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Expand on your First Steps class, Women’s Firearm Series, or your own experience at the range! This 4 week session includes classroom and range time every week. Participants are expected to come to class with[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Explore Bowhunting 6:30 pm
Explore Bowhunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Explore Bowhunting is an educational program designed to teach students the basic skills of bowhunting. The Archery Trade Association created this program to spark an interest and passion for bowhunting in today’s youth. Through these[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 26 @ 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[...]
Pollinators Workshop 6:30 pm
Pollinators Workshop @ O’Neill Public Library
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host seven free workshops about the power of pollinators and measures homeowners and others can take to protect them. Pollinators are insects and animals that transport pollen between plants,[...]
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Wednesday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Wednesday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Muzzleloaders— Introductory courses on archery and muzzleloaders will be offered with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old[...]
Explore Archery 5:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 27 @ 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 archery[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-RIFLES 6:30 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-RIFLES @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Center
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a 4 week series. *First class is a prerequisite for new and novice shooters. The following three classes are at different locations. Pick one or all; *Wednesday July 6 Platte River State Park[...]
Family Fun Night! 6:00 pm
Family Fun Night! @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The “Friends of Ash Hollow” and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will sponsor a  Family Fun Night  on Wed. July 27th from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm. at Ash Hollow State Historical Park.  The[...]
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Thursday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Thursday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Pellet Rifles and .22 Rifles — Join us for an introductory course on pellet rifles and .22 rifles. Pellet rifles participants must be[...]
Ladies Intro to Handguns 11:00 am
Ladies Intro to Handguns @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
This Ladies 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[...]
Family Fishing – Omaha 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Omaha @ Benson Lake
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Friday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Friday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery — Introductory courses on archery will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5[...]
Water Aerobics 6:00 pm
Water Aerobics @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park July 5-29th at 6pm Monday – Friday for water aerobics located at the swimming pool with instructor Jan Sixta.  $3 per person. A Park Entry Permit is required.
State Park Summer Speaker Series 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series Begins Friday A summer series of Friday night informational and entertaining programs in northwestern Nebraska’s two state parks kicks off this week. The first presentation, which is Friday, May 27,[...]
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3rd Annual Campfire Christmas in July
3rd Annual Campfire Christmas in July @ Indian Cave State Park
Jul 30 all-day
Mark your calendar!  July 30th is the 3rd Annual Campfire Christmas in July at Indian Cave State Park. Some of the activities planned are: craft fair, visit with Santa, kids can make Christmas ornaments, jingle[...]
Christmas Decorating Contest in the Campground
Christmas Decorating Contest in the Campground @ Indian Cave State Park
Jul 30 all-day
Mark your calendar!  July 30th Indian Cave State Park will have a Christmas decorating contest in the campground! The winners will be posted Sunday morning at the entrance booth. More information to come. A Park[...]
27th Annual Kites and Castles
27th Annual Kites and Castles @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Jul 30 all-day
Join us at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area on July 30th for the 27th Annual Kites and Castles!  The theme for this year is the 75th Anniversary of the Lake. Registration begins at 11:00 and[...]
Beyond BOW Ladies Day at the Range 9:00 am
Beyond BOW Ladies Day at the Range @ Weeping Water Gun Club
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ladies are invited to spend a fun-filled day at the shooting range. Under the guidance from experienced instructors, women of all experience levels will have the opportunity to shoot a variety of firearms and archery[...]
Saturday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Saturday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am-11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns—Introductory course for beginners in archery and shotguns will be provided with all equipment in the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. Archery participants[...]
Jingle Bell Junk & Craft Market 12:00 pm
Jingle Bell Junk & Craft Market @ Indian Cave State Park
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on July 30th from noon-7pm for Jingle Bell Junk & Craft Market. Repurposed items, primitives, antiques, handmade items. Vendor Space $10. More information to come. A Park Entry[...]
Family Fun at Two Rivers! 3:00 pm
Family Fun at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! Bugs! (3-4 pm)  During this event, kids will use aerial nets to catch cool insects.  They can use magnifying glasses to look at them[...]
Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Workshop 4:00 pm
Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Workshop @ Iron Horse Lake
Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Lake McConaughy Fly Club and Nebraska Game and Parks will host a Fly fishing and tying workshop this Saturday, July 30 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Iron Horse Lake in North Platte.[...]
Creatures of the Night Program 8:30 pm
Creatures of the Night Program @ Chadron State Park
Jul 30 @ 8:30 pm
On July 30th at 8:30pm, discover the creatures that go bump in the night and uncover the mysteries of these nocturnal critters! Come along a night hike around Chadron State Park and explore the birds,[...]
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Sunday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Sunday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am– 11:00 am Introduction to Atlatl and Tomahawks—Participants will learn how to throw a tomahawk and the ancient Paleo-Indian spear, called an atlatl. Atlatl and Tomahawk participants must[...]
Family Fun at Two Rivers! 10:00 am
Family Fun at Two Rivers! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area for family fun! Nature’s Soundtrack (10-11 am)  During this activity, we will hike around the park, and learn how to observe nature with our ears.  Kids will[...]
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