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  • When I Grow Up: Girls STEAM Career Day
    8:00 am-1:00 pm
    2018-05-04

    Girls in the 7th to 12th grades are invited to participate in this event.
    Girls will be introduced to STEAM professionals, exposed to
    interactive STEAM design activities, and will be given the
    opportunity to network one-on-one to discuss employment and
    educational opportunities.

    Location: Metropolitan Community College Fort Campus Room (5300 North 30th St.
    Omaha, NE 68111)

  • UNO Public Planetarium
    5:30 pm-6:30 pm
    2018-05-04

    Discover the final frontier in a series of shows at the Mallory Kountze Planetarium located in the Durham Science Center on UNO’s campus. Costs are $4.00 per person. For more information contact the UNO physics department at unophysics@unomaha.edu.

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  • Charles Darwin Foundation Lunch and Learn
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    2018-05-08

    Wild Kingdom Pavilion Auditoriumm (Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium)

    Dr. Arturo Izurieta 
    Executive Director of the Charles Darwin Foundation

    The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands is an international NGO dedicated to scientific research.  Since 1959 the foundation has ensured conservation success with collaborations and partnerships including governments and agencies and individual researchers.

    These partnerships allow for joint research projects, knowledge transfer, data management, volunteer support and training, facilitation of research and advancement of conservation programming including ecosystem protection, recovery plans, prevention of invasive species impacts and sustainable food production.

    The mission of the Charles Darwin Foundation and its Research Station is to provide knowledge and assistance through scientific research and complementary action to ensure the conservation of the environment and biodiversity in the Galapagos.

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  • National Public Gardens Day at Lauritzen Gardens
    9:00 am-5:00 pm
    2018-05-11

    Lauritzen Gardens, along with many other public gardens across the United States, will celebrate National Public Gardens Day. It is viewed as the unofficial beginning of the gardening season.

    National Public Gardens Day was founded by the American Public Gardens Association to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and their role in promoting environmental stewardship and education in communities nationwide. As many as 500 member institutions will participate by offering special events and activities for visitors.

    Lauritzen Gardens, along with many other public gardens across the United States, will celebrate National Public Gardens Day. It is viewed as the unofficial beginning of the gardening season.

    Visitors to Lauritzen Gardens on this day will enjoy free admission and an opportunity to learn about the various offerings the garden provides throughout the year.

    The café will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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  • High Tea and Talons
    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    2018-05-13

    Image: Matt Miller Omaha World herald

    Enjoy Mother’s Day at Fontenelle Forest with some of their greatest educational ambassadors – their birds of prey! At this event, you will enjoy tea, small pastries, and sandwiches while you see and learn all about raptors. Their staff will bring in raptors and talk about their specific species while you enjoy your high tea. Fancy dress is encouraged.

    For more information: http://www.fontenelleforest.org/

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  • Mud Pies: Fish Tales
    9:30 am-11:30 am
    2018-05-14-2018-05-20

    Looking for a unique setting in which to have fun with your child while learning about the natural world? Mud Pies is a relaxed, drop-in-and-play program that encourages interaction between adult and child. Each week, a natural science topic is explored through station-based activities, free play, and a guided walk. Come discover the joy of sharing nature with your child!

    For more information: http://www.fontenelleforest.org/

  • 3D Design Basics
    6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    2018-05-14

    Learn the basics of 3D design with 3D SketchUp, a beginner-friendly 3D design software, by downloading and modifying existing designs and creating your own designs. Basic keyboarding and mouse computer skills required.

    For more information: https://www.dospace.org/event/3d-design-basics/

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  • Mud Pies: Fish Tales
    9:30 am-11:30 am
    2018-05-15-2018-05-20

    Looking for a unique setting in which to have fun with your child while learning about the natural world? Mud Pies is a relaxed, drop-in-and-play program that encourages interaction between adult and child. Each week, a natural science topic is explored through station-based activities, free play, and a guided walk. Come discover the joy of sharing nature with your child!

    For more information: http://www.fontenelleforest.org/

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  • Mud Pies: Fish Tales
    9:30 am-11:30 am
    2018-05-16-2018-05-20

    Looking for a unique setting in which to have fun with your child while learning about the natural world? Mud Pies is a relaxed, drop-in-and-play program that encourages interaction between adult and child. Each week, a natural science topic is explored through station-based activities, free play, and a guided walk. Come discover the joy of sharing nature with your child!

    For more information: http://www.fontenelleforest.org/

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  • Mud Pies: Fish Tales
    9:30 am-11:30 am
    2018-05-18-2018-05-20

    Looking for a unique setting in which to have fun with your child while learning about the natural world? Mud Pies is a relaxed, drop-in-and-play program that encourages interaction between adult and child. Each week, a natural science topic is explored through station-based activities, free play, and a guided walk. Come discover the joy of sharing nature with your child!

    For more information: http://www.fontenelleforest.org/

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  • Yoga in the Aquarium
    9:00 am-11:30 am
    2018-05-19-2018-05-20

    Strike a pose at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s one-of-a-kind class – Yoga in the Aquarium!

    Yoga in the Aquarium classes will take place inside the Scott Aquarium Conference Center. Guests will be able to take in the beauty and serenity of the Aquarium while exercising their body and imagination through yoga. Classes are taught by a different instructor from Lotus House of Yoga each day.

    For more information: http://www.omahazoo.com/default.aspx?p=125229&evtid=992757:5/19/2018

  • Family Nature Club
    9:00 am-9:45 am
    2018-05-19

    Family Nature Club will focus on the countless sensory experiences of nature. Help your child build a lifelong love of nature, science, and learning! Children will engage in hands-on activities and explorations while learning scientific concepts and building their understanding of the natural world. These 45 minute family-friendly nature classes are suitable for children of all ages and their caregivers.

    Meet at the entrance of Bay Family Children’s Adventure Trails at 9 a.m.
    For more information: http://www.omahazoo.com/join-a-club

  • Mud Pies: Fish Tales
    9:30 am-11:30 am
    2018-05-19-2018-05-20

    Looking for a unique setting in which to have fun with your child while learning about the natural world? Mud Pies is a relaxed, drop-in-and-play program that encourages interaction between adult and child. Each week, a natural science topic is explored through station-based activities, free play, and a guided walk. Come discover the joy of sharing nature with your child!

    For more information: http://www.fontenelleforest.org/

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  • Yoga in the Aquarium
    9:00 am-11:30 am
    2018-05-20-2018-05-20

    Strike a pose at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s one-of-a-kind class – Yoga in the Aquarium!

    Yoga in the Aquarium classes will take place inside the Scott Aquarium Conference Center. Guests will be able to take in the beauty and serenity of the Aquarium while exercising their body and imagination through yoga. Classes are taught by a different instructor from Lotus House of Yoga each day.

    For more information: http://www.omahazoo.com/default.aspx?p=125229&evtid=992757:5/19/2018

  • Mud Pies: Fish Tales
    9:30 am-11:30 am
    2018-05-20-2018-05-20

    Looking for a unique setting in which to have fun with your child while learning about the natural world? Mud Pies is a relaxed, drop-in-and-play program that encourages interaction between adult and child. Each week, a natural science topic is explored through station-based activities, free play, and a guided walk. Come discover the joy of sharing nature with your child!

    For more information: http://www.fontenelleforest.org/

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