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  • Durham Museum Summer Camps: Wizard Academy
    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    August 1, 2019-August 2, 2019

    714s S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108, USA

    714s S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108, USA

    Pack your trunk! Our 2nd annual “back to school” camp will feature a fullweek, full-day camp celebrating the wizard world! Join us for the sorting
    hat ceremony on Monday, the awards ceremony on Friday, and enjoy the
    adventures in between! This all day camp is from July 29- August 2 and lasts from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm each day.

     

    To learn more about camp themes and dates, check out durhammuseum.org.

  • Girl Scouts Cyber G.I.R.L. Summer Camp
    9:00 am-3:30 pm
    August 1, 2019-August 2, 2019

    1902 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

    1902 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

    Do you love crime-fighting shows, like CSI, and think the agents or people like Abby are some of the coolest people out there? Come learn about real crime fighting in the cyber world! Try advanced hands-on activities in a computer lab as you learn key techniques used to protect computer networks from intruders. You’ll actually use the tools that real cybercrime fighters use! You’ll be able to complete the requirements for three Cybersecurity badges; Cybersecurity Basics, Cybersecurity Safeguards, and Cybersecurity Investigator. All girls participating must be in 8th grade or older.

  • Tween Hangout: Edible Science at the South Omaha Library
    5:30 pm-7:00 pm
    August 1, 2019

    2808 Q St. Omaha NE 68107

    2808 Q St. Omaha NE 68107

    Explore science through food! Tweens will participate in hands-on experiments that will result in a yummy snack. This event may get messy, so please dress accordingly.

    This event is for ages 10-15.

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  • Girl Scouts Cyber G.I.R.L. Summer Camp
    9:00 am-3:30 pm
    August 2, 2019-August 2, 2019

    1902 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

    1902 Howard St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

    Do you love crime-fighting shows, like CSI, and think the agents or people like Abby are some of the coolest people out there? Come learn about real crime fighting in the cyber world! Try advanced hands-on activities in a computer lab as you learn key techniques used to protect computer networks from intruders. You’ll actually use the tools that real cybercrime fighters use! You’ll be able to complete the requirements for three Cybersecurity badges; Cybersecurity Basics, Cybersecurity Safeguards, and Cybersecurity Investigator. All girls participating must be in 8th grade or older.

  • Durham Museum Summer Camps: Wizard Academy
    9:00 am-4:00 pm
    August 2, 2019-August 2, 2019

    714s S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108, USA

    714s S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68108, USA

    Pack your trunk! Our 2nd annual “back to school” camp will feature a fullweek, full-day camp celebrating the wizard world! Join us for the sorting
    hat ceremony on Monday, the awards ceremony on Friday, and enjoy the
    adventures in between! This all day camp is from July 29- August 2 and lasts from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm each day.

     

    To learn more about camp themes and dates, check out durhammuseum.org.

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  • Omaha Sharepoint Saturday 2019
    7:30 am-5:00 pm
    August 3, 2019

    6708 Pine Street, Omaha, NE

    6708 Pine Street, Omaha, NE

    Join SharePoint end users, power users, architects, developers, administrators, and other professionals who work with Microsoft’s SharePoint for the 7th annual SharePoint Saturday – Omaha on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Mammel Hall on the University of Nebraska – Omaha campus.

    SharePoint Saturday will be an educational, informative, and lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals covering a wide variety of SharePoint-oriented topics. SharePoint Saturday is FREE, open to the public, and is your local chance to immerse yourself in SharePoint!

    We have 25 sessions planned in 5 tracks (IT Pro/Power User, Developer, End User/Business User, SharePoint 101 and Office 365) plus a keynote. There is also a vendor track for those interested in learning more about particular products.

  • Watermelon Fun
    1:00 pm-2:30 pm
    August 3, 2019

    2808 Q St. Omaha NE 68107

    2808 Q St. Omaha NE 68107

    Grab a slice and celebrate National Watermelon day at South Omaha Library! Drop in and join us for a fun watermelon-filled afternoon with crafts and activities all based around watermelons. Weather-permitting, we’ll attempt to cut a watermelon in half with rubber bands!

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  • Omaha Public Schools Mentoring Shadow Sessions
    12:30 pm-3:30 pm
    August 8, 2019-August 9, 2019

    Omaha Public Schools is going to pair each Business, Marketing, and Information Technology teacher with an industry professional to take part in a half-day job shadow on either August 8 or 9 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The objective of the day is for teachers to see a professional working environment and to gain knowledge and skills to carry back to their classroom to share with students. This experience will assist teachers in being able to adapt their classroom
    lessons with open ended, problem solving, real world experiences.

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  • Omaha Public Schools Mentoring Shadow Sessions
    12:30 pm-3:30 pm
    August 9, 2019-August 9, 2019

    Omaha Public Schools is going to pair each Business, Marketing, and Information Technology teacher with an industry professional to take part in a half-day job shadow on either August 8 or 9 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The objective of the day is for teachers to see a professional working environment and to gain knowledge and skills to carry back to their classroom to share with students. This experience will assist teachers in being able to adapt their classroom
    lessons with open ended, problem solving, real world experiences.

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  • 2nd Annual Run Wild Safari 5K Fun Run and Walk
    9:00 am-11:00 am
    August 11, 2019

    8901 S 154th St. | Omaha, NE

    8901 S 154th St. | Omaha, NE

    FHI is hosting a 5k Fun Run/Walk fundraiser at 9 am on August 11, 2018. All proceeds will benefit FHI which is a missions organization dedicated to helping the poor, orphans, and children. We currently have projects in Africa that need immediate attention as we care for 30 children left orphaned from the war in South Sudan. These projects include construction for a larger home base as well as placement of children into loving homes and families. Ongoing needs include housing, medical care, education, clothing, and food at a minimum. 

    We have a 5k and a shorter run for the kids or those wanting a shorter distance (Little Monkey Run). Wear your animal print, get outside, get fit, and support a good cause!

    FREE Tshirt & Medal with entry. Prizes for top finishers!

    Early bird price of $25 for 5k til Aug 1 and $15 for Little Monkey Run.

    For more information about FHI or to get involved, email teresa@vfministries.com.  Donations over and above entry fee may be tax deductible.

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  • Science Cafe:
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    August 13, 2019

    729 N 14th St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

    729 N 14th St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

    Howard Gendelman, M.D., the Margaret R. Larson Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases Chair in the UNMC Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, will discuss the quest to find a cure for HIV at the Aug. 13 Omaha Science Cafe at 7 p.m. at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St.

    In early July, it was announced that for the first time researchers led by Dr. Gendelman at UNMC and Kamel Khalili, Ph.D., at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, have eliminated HIV — the virus responsible for AIDS — from living animals.

    Science Cafes involve a face-to-face conversation with a scientist about current science topics. They are open to everyone (21 and older) and take place in casual settings like pubs and coffeehouses. Each meeting is organized around an interesting topic of conversation. A scientist gives a brief presentation followed by a Q-and-A period.

    Pizza will be provided for the first 50 people.

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  • Tween Hangout: DIY Slime
    5:30 pm-7:00 pm
    August 15, 2019

    2808 Q St. Omaha NE 68107

    2808 Q St. Omaha NE 68107

    Explore basic chemistry while making your own slime to take home! All supplies and ingredients will be provided.

    This event is for ages 10-15.

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  • Lights on for Little Ones STEM Program Enrollment
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    August 20, 2019

    3502 Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68105-1919

    3502 Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68105-1919

    Lights On For Little Ones STEM out-of-school program is our youth program dedicated to “Keeping youth safe, engaged, illuminated, and prepared to be successful adults in STEM careers.”

    L.O.L.O. is also organized to provide an enriching haven where youth can receive shelter, free meals, stem education, get help with homework, participate in sports, arts and other engaging activities under the supervision of caring adults. We empower our youth to recognize their potential and to realize their dreams.

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  • Teen Robot Challenge
    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    August 24, 2019

    2920 Bondesson St. Omaha NE 68112

    2920 Bondesson St. Omaha NE 68112

    Design and experiment with robots for coding challenges, battles, or simply for fun exploration. Event is for youth ages 12-18. Visit https://omaha.bibliocommons.com/events/search/fq=types:(5873bf189647c63300b24c61) for more information.

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