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Eligible landowners may apply for one elk permit
Archery Paddlefish Season Opens
Archery Paddlefish Season Opens
Jun 1 all-day
Archery Paddlefish Season Opens Season runs from June 1 – 30
Ponca Fun Day 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Day @ Ponca State Park
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Archery — The shooting complex will offer introductory courses on Archery. All equipment is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old. Meet[...]
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-ARCHERY 6:00 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-ARCHERY @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is a 4 week series. First class is a prerequisite for new and novice shooters. Wednesday, June 1, 6-8:30 p.m. • Intro to Archery Wednesday, June 8, 6-8:30 p.m. • Shopping for Women’s Bows[...]
Pollinators Workshop 6:30 pm
Pollinators Workshop @ Norfolk Public Library
Jun 1 @ 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,[...]
Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan Public Informational Meeting 7:00 pm
Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan Public Informational Meeting @ Quality Inn - Conference Room
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm
Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan Meeting A public informational meeting will be held June 1 in Ogallala regarding the development of the Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan. Hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission,[...]
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Ponca Fun Day 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Day @ Ponca State Park
Jun 2 @ 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.[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jun 2 @ 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[...]
Ladies Day at the Range- Women with GRIT Series 6:30 pm
Ladies Day at the Range- Women with GRIT Series @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ladies Day at the Range Women with G.R.I.T. Series Women w/ G.uns  R.anges  I.nstruction T.raining Firearm safety  (June class) a.      Four rules of gun safety and why they’re important (use SIRT guns/lab) b.      Storage and securement[...]
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Fort Robinson History Center Celebration
Fort Robinson History Center Celebration @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 3 all-day
Come celebrate the Fort Robinson History Center’s 60th Anniversary on June 3 and 4, 2016. All anniversary events are free and open to the public! Friday – June 3, 2016 Learn more fascinating Fort history[...]
Mysteries of the Vault 9:00 am
Mysteries of the Vault @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The summer series of the “Mysteries of the Vault” begins this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Buffalo Bill Ranch as temporary exhibits will be on display featuring photos, documents and other artifacts that haven’t been[...]
Ponca Fun Day 10:00 am
Ponca Fun Day @ Ponca State Park
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 10:00 am Bird Nest — Nesting season is just around the corner. Birds use different materials to build their unique nests. Learn about different types of nests and how[...]
Explore Gun Safety & Technique I 6:00 pm
Explore Gun Safety & Technique I @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 3 @ 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 Gun[...]
Wildflower Walk 6:00 pm
Wildflower Walk @ Wildcat Hills State Recreaction Area
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area on June 3rd celebrate Wildflower Week! Presenters from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum will lead visitors along the hiking trails in search of the rare and unique flowers that[...]
State Park Summer Speaker Series 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 3 @ 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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Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 4 all-day
The Outdoor range will be closed due to a tournament being held
Fort Robinson History Center Celebration
Fort Robinson History Center Celebration @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 4 all-day
Come celebrate the Fort Robinson History Center’s 60th Anniversary on June 3 and 4, 2016. All anniversary events are free and open to the public! Friday – June 3, 2016 Learn more fascinating Fort history[...]
Birds at the Fort 9:00 am
Birds at the Fort @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spend a morning with the birds at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park’s Birds at the Fort event on June 4th. You are invited to a morning with the birds.  At this FREE event you will[...]
Mysteries of the Vault 9:00 am
Mysteries of the Vault @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The summer series of the “Mysteries of the Vault” begins this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Buffalo Bill Ranch as temporary exhibits will be on display featuring photos, documents and other artifacts that haven’t been[...]
National Trails Day 9:00 am
National Trails Day @ Indian Cave State Park
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on June 4th for National Trails Day come rain or shine! Volunteers are needed to help with trail restoration.  We will start at 9:00am and finish at the[...]
Rock Creek Trail Days 9:00 am
Rock Creek Trail Days @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am
Join us for Rock Creek Trail Days at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park on June 4th and 5th. There will be a re-enactment of the Hickok-McCanles fracas, a blacksmith at work, Dutch Oven cooking,[...]
Ponca Fun Day 9:30 am
Ponca Fun Day @ Ponca State Park
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park!  9:30 am Happy Hoppers — Frogs and Toads oh my! Figure out who is who while participating in a fun craft. Participants will also get the opportunity to head[...]
Family Fishing – Kearney 10:00 am
Family Fishing – Kearney @ Yanney Park
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 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[...]
Living History 10:00 am
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center will be open daily from May 28 through September 5 from 10am to 5pm and weekends April 30 through May 22 and from September 10 through October 9.  [...]
National Trails Day 9:00 am
National Trails Day @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am
Join us at Ash Hollow State Historical Park on June 4th for our National Trails Day Event! Meet at the Ash Hollow Visitor Center at 9 a.m. for a 3-mile hike through the park along[...]
Archery Fun Shoot 12:00 pm
Archery Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 4 @ 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[...]
Critter Corner 12:00 pm
Critter Corner @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 4 @ 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[...]
Public Tea to Celebrate Quilters 1:00 pm
Public Tea to Celebrate Quilters @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fort Robinson State Park will celebrate the many quilters who have donated their creations to be used in the parks’ lodging facilities this summer. A public tea will be held on June 4th from 1-4pm[...]
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Inaugural Director’s Cup Archery Tournament
Inaugural Director’s Cup Archery Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 5 all-day
Inaugural Director's Cup Archery Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Archers of all skill levels are invited to compete in the Inaugural Nebraska Game and Parks Director’s Cup. The tournament will be a fun and challenging competition featuring a unique “Lake of the Woods” format.[...]
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament
Outdoor Range Closed – Tournament @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 5 all-day
The Outdoor range will be closed due to a tournament being held
Director’s Cup Archery Tournament 8:00 am
Director’s Cup Archery Tournament @ Outdoor Education Center
Jun 5 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Director's Cup Archery Tournament @ Outdoor Education Center
Archers of all skill levels are invited to compete in the Inaugural Nebraska Game and Parks Director’s Cup. The tournament will be a fun and challenging competition featuring a unique “Lake of the Woods” format. Trophies and prizes will[...]
Mysteries of the Vault 9:00 am
Mysteries of the Vault @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The summer series of the “Mysteries of the Vault” begins this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Buffalo Bill Ranch as temporary exhibits will be on display featuring photos, documents and other artifacts that haven’t been[...]
Ponca Fun Day 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Day @ Ponca State Park
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am –11:00 am Beginning Fishing Clinic — Tying knots, fish cleaning, safety concerns, fish ID, casting and other hands-on demonstrations will be presented. Meet at the Resource &[...]
Rock Creek Trail Days 9:00 am
Rock Creek Trail Days @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am
Join us for Rock Creek Trail Days at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park on June 4th and 5th. There will be a re-enactment of the Hickok-McCanles fracas, a blacksmith at work, Dutch Oven cooking,[...]
Living History 10:00 am
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center will be open daily from May 28 through September 5 from 10am to 5pm and weekends April 30 through May 22 and from September 10 through October 9.  [...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) **CLASS NOW CLOSED** 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) **CLASS NOW CLOSED** @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
**THIS CLASS IS NOW CLOSED AND HAS REACHED FULL CAPACITY** 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
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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[...]
First Steps Pistol 6:00 pm
First Steps Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This will provide beginning shooters with an introduction to the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for pistol shooting and how to use a specific pistol safely. Pistols and ammunition will be provided. Personal firearms and[...]
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
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 7 @ 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 – Norfolk 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Norfolk @ Ta-Ha-Zouka Lake
Jun 7 @ 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[...]
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
Jun 7 @ 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
Jun 7 @ 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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Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-ARCHERY 6:00 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-ARCHERY @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is a 4 week series. First class is a prerequisite for new and novice shooters. Wednesday, June 1, 6-8:30 p.m. • Intro to Archery Wednesday, June 8, 6-8:30 p.m. • Shopping for Women’s Bows[...]
Family Fishing – Omaha 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Omaha @ Benson Lake
Jun 8 @ 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[...]
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Ponca Fun Day! 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 9 @ 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[...]
Campfire Chef 6:00 pm
Campfire Chef @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Become a campfire chef! Learn new outdoor cooking techniques the entire family will enjoy. We will cook fun outdoor treats right over the fire pit and finish the workshop dining on our creations.
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jun 9 @ 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 – Lincoln 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Lincoln @ Oak Lake
Jun 9 @ 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[...]
Beyond BOW Beginning Canoeing 6:30 pm
Beyond BOW Beginning Canoeing @ Chalco Hills Recreation Area Wehrspann Lake
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Anyone wanting to explore the sport of canoeing, we have the boat, paddle and life-jacket ready for you to learn how to canoe. This fun workshop will cover basic skills, safety, how to get in[...]
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Ponca Fun Day! 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 — 11:00 am Introduction to Archery — An Introductory course on archery with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older to participate. Meet[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! 3:00 pm
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers on June 10th for fun! Scavenger Hunt:  3:00pm-4:00pm  A typical scavenger hunt in which families will be asked to find several natural occurrences throughout the park. Nature’s Soundtrack (hike and[...]
Explore Gun Safety & Technique I 6:00 pm
Explore Gun Safety & Technique I @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 10 @ 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 Gun[...]
State Park Summer Speaker Series 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Chadron State Park
Jun 10 @ 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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Chadron State Park’s 95th Anniversary Celebration
Chadron State Park’s 95th Anniversary Celebration @ Chadron State Park
Jun 11 all-day
Join us at Chadron State Park on June 11th for our 95th Anniversary Celebration! FREE Paddle Boat Rides 9am – 4pm Turtles and Amphibians at the Pond Paddle Boat race 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.[...]
Fun Day at Ponca! 9:00 am
Fun Day at Ponca! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am – 11:00 am Introduction to Archery —An introductory course on Archery with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older to participate. Meet[...]
Rim Fire Steel Plate Fun Shoot 9:00 am
Rim Fire Steel Plate Fun Shoot @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jun 11 @ 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[...]
Kids Fishing Clinic 9:30 am
Kids Fishing Clinic @ Alexandria State Recreation Area
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Join us at Alexandria State Recreation Area on June 11th for a Kids Fishing Clinic sponsored by the Alexandria Fishing Volunteer Club. Pre-Registration required! The Sign-up sheet is located at the Chamber of Commerce @  518[...]
Family Fishing – Hayes Center 10:00 am
Family Fishing – Hayes Center @ Camp Hayes Lake
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 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[...]
Fishing Clinics 10:00 am
Fishing Clinics @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area at Lake #2 (by concessions) for our fishing clinic presented by the Two Rivers SRA staff. Participants will use a fishing rod and bait provided for them to fish[...]
Hooked for Life 10:00 am
Hooked for Life @ Camp Hayes
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us at Camp Hayes near McCook on June 11th from 10:00-2:00 for our kids fishing event called “Hooked for Life”! More information to come! A Park Entry Permit is required.
National Park Service Special Event 10:00 am
National Park Service Special Event @ Niobrara State Park
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on June 11th for our National Park Service Special Event at the Buffalo Cookout Pavilion. More information to come. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Vendor Blender 9:00 am
Vendor Blender @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Unique arts and crafts will be on the market during the second annual Vendor Blender at Fort Robinson State Park on Saturday, June 11. More than 30 vendors have signed up to display their products[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! 2:00 pm
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm
Join us for fun at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on June 11th! Bug Nets:  2:00pm-3:30pm  Will consist of families going into an open area with bug nets, catching bugs, and pinning and identifying ones[...]
Family Fishing – McCook 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – McCook @ Red WIllow Reservoir
Jun 11 @ 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
Jun 11 @ 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.[...]
Peter A. Sarpy, A Visitor from the Past… 7:00 pm
Peter A. Sarpy, A Visitor from the Past… @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on June 11th at the pavilion behind concessions for Peter A. Sarpy, A Visitor from the Past… presented by Humanities Nebraska and two Rivers. This is a[...]
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Fun Day at Ponca! 9:00 am
Fun Day at Ponca! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am –11:00 am Atlatl — The shooting complex will offer introductory courses on Atlatl. All equipment is provided. Atlatl participants must be 5 years old. Meet and pay[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! 10:00 am
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on June 12th for fun! Scavenger Hunt:  1o:00am-11:00am Nature’s Soundtrack (hike and craft):  1:00pm-2:00pm More information to come. A Park Permit is required.
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
Jun 12 @ 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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Residents and eligible landowners may apply for one buck or either-sex antelope permit in available units
Residents and eligible landowners may apply for one buck or either-sex antelope permit in available units
Jun 13 – Jun 24 all-day
Residents and eligible landowners may apply for one buck or either-sex antelope permit in available units
Residents and nonresidents may apply for one deer permit in any draw unit
Residents and nonresidents may apply for one deer permit in any draw unit
Jun 13 – Jun 24 all-day
Residents and nonresidents may apply for one deer permit in any draw unit
Residents may apply for one elk permit
Residents may apply for one elk permit
Jun 13 – Jun 24 all-day
Residents may apply for one elk permit: June 13-24
Outdoor Skills Club 3:30 pm
Outdoor Skills Club @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program (CMP) Learn what it takes to participate and compete in CMP. During this program participates will learn safe rifle handling and range procedures: Sight picture and sight alignment Rules of[...]
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
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 14 @ 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 – North Platte 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – North Platte @ Birdwood WMA Lake
Jun 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 @ Walnut Creek Lake
Jun 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[...]
Pistol Fun Shoot 6:00 pm
Pistol Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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. Ages[...]
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
Jun 14 @ 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 @ Neligh Public Library
Jun 14 @ 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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Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-ARCHERY 6:00 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-ARCHERY @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is a 4 week series. First class is a prerequisite for new and novice shooters. Wednesday, June 1, 6-8:30 p.m. • Intro to Archery Wednesday, June 8, 6-8:30 p.m. • Shopping for Women’s Bows[...]
Family Fishing – Lincoln 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Lincoln @ Bowling Lake
Jun 15 @ 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[...]
Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program 6:00 pm
Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Introduction to Civilian Marksmenship Program (CMP) Learn what it takes to participate and compete in CMP. During this program participates will learn safe rifle handling and range procedures: Sight picture and sight alignment Rules of[...]
Introduction to Shotguns and Trap Shooting 6:00 pm
Introduction to Shotguns and Trap Shooting @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jun 15 @ 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[...]
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Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners Information Meeting
Thursday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Thursday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 16 @ 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[...]
Butterfly Citizen Survey Training Workshop 10:00 am
Butterfly Citizen Survey Training Workshop @ Nine Mile Prairie
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am
Help us collect data on the monarch butterfly and regal fritillary butterfly by participating in citizen surveying projects. During this workshop you will learn what you need to know to collect information on these butterflies.[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! 4:00 pm
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on June 16th for fun! Wet and Wild:  4:00pm-5:00pm  An opportunity for families to learn about pond ecosystems through means of dip netting, collection, and examination of[...]
Buzz Into Action: Educator Workshop 6:00 pm
Buzz Into Action: Educator Workshop @ Pioneers Park Nature Center
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Buzz Into Action is a lively insect-education curriculum for teaching about the world’s most abundant and accessible group of animals.  This cross-disciplinary  guide introduces children to the joy in insects through investigations that involve scientific[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jun 16 @ 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 – Grand Island 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Grand Island @ Mormon Island SRA
Jun 16 @ 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[...]
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Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners Business Meeting
Friday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Friday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 17 @ 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 is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older. Meet and[...]
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! 4:00 pm
Fun Day at Two Rivers SRA! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on June 17th for fun! Wet and Wild:  4:00pm-5:00pm  An opportunity for families to learn about pond ecosystems through means of dip netting, collection, and examination of[...]
Beyond BOW Summer Evening Canoe Trip 4:30 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Evening Canoe Trip @ Schramm State Park Boat Launch
Jun 17 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Here’s your chance to experience the Platte River in a canoe. Feel the exhilaration of physical challenge and immerse yourself in the rhythms of Nebraska’s wilderness. Paddling, reading the water and navigation will be part[...]
Explore Gun Safety & Technique I 6:00 pm
Explore Gun Safety & Technique I @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 17 @ 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 Gun[...]
Ash Hollow Pageant 6:00 pm
Ash Hollow Pageant @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm
Join as at Ash Hollow State Historical Park on the evenings of June 17th and June 18th for the Ash Hollow Pageant! Travelers on the Mormon Trail in the mid-1800s passed through the Ash Hollow[...]
National Park Service Special Event 7:00 pm
National Park Service Special Event @ Niobrara State Park
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on June 17th for our National Park Service Special Event “Life on the Missouri” in the RV Campground. A Park Entry Permit is required.
State Park Summer Speaker Series 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 17 @ 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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Very Important Kid Day
Very Important Kid Day @ Victoria Springs State Recreation Area
Jun 18 all-day
“VIK Day” Very Important Kids Day at Victoria Springs SRA June 18, 2016   All kids (15 & under) are welcome to join in the activities starting at 10:00 am at Victoria Springs SRA Events[...]
Ride the Ridge
Ride the Ridge @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 18 all-day
Mark your calendar!  June 18th is Ride the Ridge at Fort Robinson State Park. More information to come. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Carp-O-Rama 8:00 am
Carp-O-Rama @ Branched Oak State Recreation Area
Jun 18 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Anglers of all ages interested in learning all aspects of carp fishing are invited to attend Carp-O-Rama on June 18 at Branched Oak State Recreation Area (SRA). This free event will run from 8 a.m.[...]
Saturday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Saturday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 18 @ 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 is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old. Meet and pay at the[...]
Vintage Baseball Games 9:00 am
Vintage Baseball Games @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am
Come and cheer on the North Platte Buffaloes and the Plainsmen playing in the 1863 Vintage Baseball Tournament this Saturday and Sunday at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park. Teams will be using 1863 baseball[...]
Butterfly Citizen Survey Training Workshop 10:00 am
Butterfly Citizen Survey Training Workshop @ Nine Mile Prairie
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am
Help us collect data on the monarch butterfly and regal fritillary butterfly by participating in citizen surveying projects. During this workshop you will learn what you need to know to collect information on these butterflies.[...]
Fire Safety Day 11:00 am
Fire Safety Day @ Fremont State Recreation Area
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us at Fremont State Recreation Area on June 18th from 11am-2pm for Fire Safety Day! The local volunteer fire department will be putting on a Fire Safety Day.  There will be fire safety education[...]
Dance of the Summer Moon 2:00 pm
Dance of the Summer Moon @ Indian Cave State Park
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on June 18th from 2pm-8pm for the Dance of the Summer Moon! 2pm-5pm – Dance exhibitions and Native American heritage presentations. 6pm-8pm –  Dance exhibitions with spectator participation.[...]
Buffalo Cookout with American Folk Music 6:00 pm
Buffalo Cookout with American Folk Music @ Niobrara State Park
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on June 18th for our Buffalo Cookout with American Folk Music.  Music presented by John & Susan McNeill. Located at the Buffalo Cookout Pavilion.  Cookout meal will start serving[...]
Birds of Nebraska 6:30 pm
Birds of Nebraska @ Two Rivers SRA
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm
 
Ash Hollow Pageant 6:00 pm
Ash Hollow Pageant @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm
Join as at Ash Hollow State Historical Park on the evenings of June 17th and June 18th for the Ash Hollow Pageant! Travelers on the Mormon Trail in the mid-1800s passed through the Ash Hollow[...]
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Father’s Day Buffet
Father’s Day Buffet @ Platte River State Park
Jun 19 all-day
Mark your calendar!  June 19th is the Father’s Day Buffet at Platte River State Park. More information to come. A Park Entry Permit is required.
High Plains Regional Rendezvous
High Plains Regional Rendezvous @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 19 all-day
Please join us at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park for the High Plains Regional Rendezvous June 19-25, 2016.  http://www.hprr.org/current-rendezvous/ The many activities of the Rendezvous including shoots, seminars, camp activities and hawk/ knife competition. A[...]
Father’s Day Buffet
Father’s Day Buffet @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 19 all-day
Mark your calendar!  June 19th is the Father’s Day Buffet at Fort Robinson State Park. More information to come. A Park Entry Permit is required.
7th Annual Father’s Day Fishing Tournament 9:00 am
7th Annual Father’s Day Fishing Tournament @ Niobrara State Park
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at Niobrara State Park on June 19th for our 7th Annual Father’s Day Fishing Tournament! Enjoy a morning of fishing with family and friends.  Prizes will be awarded for biggest fish and most[...]
Sod House Sunday 8:00 am
Sod House Sunday @ Bowring Ranch State Historical Park
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Bowring Ranch State Historical Park on June 19th for Sod House Sunday! Visitor Center open 8:00a.m.- 5:00p.m. Praise/Worship song fest  10:00a.m.-11:00a.m.    V.C. Church Service  11:00a.m.-Noon    V.C. Concession Stand on grounds all day.[...]
Sunday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Sunday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am – 11:00 am Atlatl and Slingshots — The shooting complex will offer introductory courses on Atlatl and Slingshots. All equipment is provided. Atlatl and Slingshot participants must[...]
Vintage Baseball Games 9:00 am
Vintage Baseball Games @ Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am
Come and cheer on the North Platte Buffaloes and the Plainsmen playing in the 1863 Vintage Baseball Tournament this Saturday and Sunday at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park. Teams will be using 1863 baseball[...]
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High Plains Regional Rendezvous
High Plains Regional Rendezvous @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 20 all-day
Please join us at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park for the High Plains Regional Rendezvous June 19-25, 2016.  http://www.hprr.org/current-rendezvous/ The many activities of the Rendezvous including shoots, seminars, camp activities and hawk/ knife competition. A[...]
Outdoor Skills Club 3:30 pm
Outdoor Skills Club @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 20 @ 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
Jun 20 @ 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) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 20 @ 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 @ Lied Battle Creek Public Library
Jun 20 @ 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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High Plains Regional Rendezvous
High Plains Regional Rendezvous @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 21 all-day
Please join us at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park for the High Plains Regional Rendezvous June 19-25, 2016.  http://www.hprr.org/current-rendezvous/ The many activities of the Rendezvous including shoots, seminars, camp activities and hawk/ knife competition. A[...]
Outdoor Explorer’s Day Camp 8:00 am
Outdoor Explorer’s Day Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ages: 6 – 16 Fee: Will be determined by activity session selection. The Outdoor Explorers Day Camp will introduce a variety of outdoor programming for youth, from adventures and nature based education to skill development.[...]
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
Jun 21 @ 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
Jun 21 @ 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 – Lincoln 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Lincoln @ Holmes Lake
Jun 21 @ 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[...]
Growing Up WILD 6:30 pm
Growing Up WILD @ Mid-Plains Community College
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The[...]
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
Jun 21 @ 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
Jun 21 @ 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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High Plains Regional Rendezvous
High Plains Regional Rendezvous @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 22 all-day
Please join us at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park for the High Plains Regional Rendezvous June 19-25, 2016.  http://www.hprr.org/current-rendezvous/ The many activities of the Rendezvous including shoots, seminars, camp activities and hawk/ knife competition. A[...]
Outdoor Explorer’s Day Camp 8:00 am
Outdoor Explorer’s Day Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ages: 6 – 16 Fee: Will be determined by activity session selection. The Outdoor Explorers Day Camp will introduce a variety of outdoor programming for youth, from adventures and nature based education to skill development.[...]
Wednesday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Wednesday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Atlatl— Introductory courses on archery and atlatl. All equipment is provided. Archery and atlatl participants must be 5 years old or older.[...]
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-ARCHERY 6:00 pm
Beyond BOW Summer Shooting Series-ARCHERY @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This is a 4 week series. First class is a prerequisite for new and novice shooters. Wednesday, June 1, 6-8:30 p.m. • Intro to Archery Wednesday, June 8, 6-8:30 p.m. • Shopping for Women’s Bows[...]
Family Fishing – Grand Island 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Grand Island @ Mormon Island Lake
Jun 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[...]
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High Plains Regional Rendezvous
High Plains Regional Rendezvous @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 23 all-day
Please join us at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park for the High Plains Regional Rendezvous June 19-25, 2016.  http://www.hprr.org/current-rendezvous/ The many activities of the Rendezvous including shoots, seminars, camp activities and hawk/ knife competition. A[...]
Outdoor Explorer’s Day Camp 8:00 am
Outdoor Explorer’s Day Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ages: 6 – 16 Fee: Will be determined by activity session selection. The Outdoor Explorers Day Camp will introduce a variety of outdoor programming for youth, from adventures and nature based education to skill development.[...]
Thursday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Thursday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 23 @ 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[...]
Pony Express Re-ride 5:00 pm
Pony Express Re-ride @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Fort Kearny State Historical Park the evening of June 23rd for the Pony Express Re-ride. More information to come. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Jun 23 @ 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 – Kearney 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Kearney @ Cottonmill Lake
Jun 23 @ 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 – Omaha 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Omaha @ Towl Lake
Jun 23 @ 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[...]
Learn to – Bow Fish 6:00 pm
Learn to – Bow Fish @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking to expand your experience in the sport of archery? Archery fishing has been gaining increased interest along the waterways of the US, and Nebraska is at the forefront of this trend. Come learn the[...]
Project WILD – Campfire Know How 6:30 pm
Project WILD – Campfire Know How @ NGPC Northeast District Office - Outdoor Classroom
Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn all about campfires! Nebraska Project WILD offers Outdoor Classroom activities once a month this summer in Norfolk to engage families in the area in natural play. Arrive at 6 p.m. for open play. Activities will last from[...]
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High Plains Regional Rendezvous
High Plains Regional Rendezvous @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 24 all-day
Please join us at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park for the High Plains Regional Rendezvous June 19-25, 2016.  http://www.hprr.org/current-rendezvous/ The many activities of the Rendezvous including shoots, seminars, camp activities and hawk/ knife competition. A[...]
Friday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Friday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery — Introductory course on Archery with all equipment provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older. Meet and pay at the[...]
National Pony Express Re-Ride 4:00 pm
National Pony Express Re-Ride @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park for the Jefferson County portion of the National Pony Express re-ride will be June 24, 2016.  The mail will be moving west to east between the[...]
State Park Summer Speaker Series 7:00 pm
State Park Summer Speaker Series @ Chadron State Park
Jun 24 @ 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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Becoming an Outdoors-Family Campout
Becoming an Outdoors-Family Campout @ Two Rivers SRA
Jun 25 – Jun 26 all-day
Families who are new to camping are invited to participate in the Becoming an Outdoors-Family Campout on June 25-26 at Two Rivers State Recreation Area (SRA). Participants may take part in recreational activities such as[...]
High Plains Regional Rendezvous
High Plains Regional Rendezvous @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 25 all-day
Please join us at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park for the High Plains Regional Rendezvous June 19-25, 2016.  http://www.hprr.org/current-rendezvous/ The many activities of the Rendezvous including shoots, seminars, camp activities and hawk/ knife competition. A[...]
3D Archery Shoot 8:00 am
3D Archery Shoot @ Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jun 25 @ 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.[...]
25th Anniversary Adventure Trail 8:30 am
25th Anniversary Adventure Trail @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jun 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Come help us celebrate Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s 25th Anniversary by participating and competing in the Adventure Trail.  This family friendly event will run with teams of two and three. Saturday, June 25th the[...]
Free Basic Handgun Class for Women 9:00 am
Free Basic Handgun Class for Women @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park on June 25th for a FREE Basic Handgun Class for Women.  Instructor: Doug Pollard Topics to be covered: Gun Handling Safety Types of Handguns and Functions Shooting:[...]
Saturday Fun Day! 9:00 am
Saturday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 25 @ 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 Shotguns with all equipment is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old and shotgun participates must[...]
Fishing Clinics 10:00 am
Fishing Clinics @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area at Lake #2 (by concessions) for our fishing clinic presented by the Two Rivers SRA staff. Participants will use a fishing rod and bait provided for them to fish[...]
Naturalist Program 9:00 am
Naturalist Program @ Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am
Visitors to Lake Minatare State Recreation Area will have the opportunity to learn more about nature during a program Saturday, June 25, at the park’s lighthouse. The naturalist program sponsored by the Nebraska Game and[...]
Dutch Oven Workshop 10:00 am
Dutch Oven Workshop @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The public is invited to discover ways to prepare outdoor meals at a Dutch oven cooking workshop Saturday, June 25 at the Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area Visitor Center. The workshop will be from 10[...]
Family Fishing – McCook 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – McCook @ Red WIllow Reservoir
Jun 25 @ 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
Jun 25 @ 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.[...]
Tandy Leather/Animal Hides and Leather 6:30 pm
Tandy Leather/Animal Hides and Leather @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area at the pavilion behind concessions for Tandy Leather/Animal Hides and Leather presented by Tandy Leather of Omaha and Two Rivers SRA. Mr. Ralph Terry, from Tandy Leather,[...]
Movie in the Park! 9:30 pm
Movie in the Park! @ Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jun 25 @ 9:30 pm
When: June 25 , 2016 @9:30pm What:  Movie In The Park!….Join the Park Superintendent for a movie in the park. Bring your own snacks and a lawn chair and enjoy a family friendly movie. Movie[...]
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Pollinator Day at Two Rivers SRA! 10:00 am
Pollinator Day at Two Rivers SRA! @ Two Rivers State Recreation Area
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am
Join us at Two Rivers State Recreation Area on June 26th for fun!  Pollinator Day is a chance to acknowledge the importance of pollinators. Know Your Pollinators:  10:00am-11:00am  A game in which families will match[...]
Sunday Fun Day! 10:00 am
Sunday Fun Day! @ Ponca State Park
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 10:00 am Beginners Guide to Photography — Learn the basics of using your camera, the top rules of composition, along with other helpful tips. We will go on a[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 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.
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Outdoor Skills Club 3:30 pm
Outdoor Skills Club @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 27 @ 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
Jun 27 @ 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[...]
First Steps Pistol 6:00 pm
First Steps Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This will provide beginning shooters with an introduction to the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for pistol shooting and how to use a specific pistol safely. Pistols and ammunition will be provided. Personal firearms and[...]
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
Jun 27 @ 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
Jun 28 @ 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) & Adult Archery Program 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) & Adult Archery Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 28 @ 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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Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 9:00 am
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 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.
Family Fishing – LaVista 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – LaVista @ Prairie Queen Lake
Jun 29 @ 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[...]
Poetry Reading 6:00 pm
Poetry Reading @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm
Twyla Hansen will offer a reading of her poetry and discussion of its connection to landscape at the Lake McConaughy Visitors Center on Wednesday, June 29 at 6 p.m. Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen, and[...]
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Archery Paddlefish Season Ends
Bees Workshop 6:00 pm
Bees Workshop @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ever been curious about bees or beekeeping? We will have a local beekeeper talk about its importance and benefits in our community. He will go over the basics and how to get started. Leave this[...]
Family Fishing – Omaha 6:00 pm
Family Fishing – Omaha @ Carter Lake
Jun 30 @ 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[...]
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