All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, April 22

Earth Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Promotes peace and sustainability of planet Earth. Events are held globally to show support of environmental protection of the earth.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Orthodox Good Friday

Julian calendar Good Friday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Observed by the Orthodox Christina Church. Day to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Passover

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An eight-day Jewish holiday and festival in commemoration of the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

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.

Tea Time Friday

Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us to sample a new tea with a snack each week! COVID-19 protocols will be enforced for student and staff safety along with adhering to current health department and university guidelines.
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIES: Avengers: Endgame

hosted by Campus Nightlife and Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Night 4 of a four-night series, screening Marvel Studios’ The Avengers movie franchise. One film will be shown on a Friday night at the end of each month from January to April 2022.

Heroes and Villains Drag Show

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Our biannual drag show continues Spring 2022! No entry fee is required, though we do ask that you bring a nonperishable food item to donate to Husker Pantry upon entry. Tipping performers, though not required, is greatly appreciated and all tip money …
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

Ongoing Events

Ramadan

Islamic holiday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship. Muslims fast (swam) from dawn until sunset, in effort to cleanse the soul and focus attention to God.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Autism Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Diversity Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

The Festival of Ridvan

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A holiday celebrated by those of the Baha’i Faith, commemorating the 12 days when Baha’u’llah, the prophet-founder, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) and publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration the founding of the Sikh community as the Khalsa (community of the initiated) and the birth of the Khalsa.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.