All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, May 17

Southeast District 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Animal Sciences Complex
Through the 4-H Public Speaking Contest, youth have an opportunity to write a speech or a public service announcement (PSA) that incorporates the topic of 4-H and deliver it to an audience.

Friends of Maxwell Arboretum Spring Celebration

Nature’s Art

Date: Time: 4:30 pm–6:00 pm Location: Maxwell Arboretum
The Friends of Maxwell Arboretum will hold a family-friendly celebration themed “Nature’s Art.”
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Backyard Farmer

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Educational Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
Backyard Farmer is Nebraska’s place to go for all of your gardening information. It’s been on the air for over 65 seasons and runs from the first Thursday in April to usually the second week in September.