All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, January 21

Painted Quilts of the Hopi Mesas

Hosted by International Quilt Museum

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: International Quilt Museum
Painted Quilts from the Hopi Mesas is an exhibition of quilts and other objects made by the Hopi people of northeast Arizona. The exhibition opens October 22, 2021 and runs through April 30, 2022.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

MLK Week of Service

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR MLK WEEK OF SERVICE

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Food Bank
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is offering students, faculty and staff an opportunity to participate in a week of service that honors the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
This event originated in Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.

APU MLK Banquet

Hosted by Afrikan People’s Union

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Afrikan People’s Union will hold a virtual banquet honoring the legacy of MLK. There will be student singers and artists on program as well as keynote speaker Dr. Deidre Cooper Owens. We will focus on the theme “Give us the endurance”.
This event originated in Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.

Ongoing Events

Poverty in America Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Tu B’shevat

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jewish holiday recognizing “The New Year of the Trees.” It is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Hebrew month of Shevat. In Israel, the flowering of the almond tree usually coincides with this holiday, which is observed by planting trees …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.