|All day-Jun 15th||Nebraska Summer Writers Conference ANDREWS HALL|
The Nebraska Summer Writers Conference, in its 10th year, features workshops in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and publishing, as well as panel discussions, literary readings, and social events. Details at http://nebraskawriters.unl.edu
|1:00 pm-4:30 pm||Colorful Creature Day MORRILL HALL|
Colorful Creature Day will feature LIVE animals and art activities in the museum. Various groups will be on hand to give children the opportunity learn about and interact with different creatures, including an alpaca, llama, birds, snakes, butterflies, amphibians, insects, and more! At 3:30 p.m., Wildlife Encounters will showcase exotic animals in Elephant Hall, including a kinkajou, alligator, coatimundi, African serval, and more. Artists will provide animal-related art activities for children and demonstrate their creative talents.
Mueller Planetarium will present the fulldome show, “Enchanted Reef,” a 30-minute adventure exploring the ocean world. Show times are 2 and 3 p.m.
Presenting organizations include Wildlife Encounters, Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Pioneers Park Nature Center, Raptor Recovery, Capital Humane Society, Nebraska Herpetological Society, Spring Creek Prairie Audubon, Nebraska Parrot Rescue, Star City Llama and Alpaca 4-H Club, Great Plains Chapter of the Guild of Natural Scientific Illustrators, UNL Department of Art and Art History, among others.
Generous support for this event is provided by the Hixson-Lied Endowment.