All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, October 12

Canadian Thanksgiving

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A chance for people to give thanks for a good harvest and other fortunes in the past year.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

National Indigenous People’s Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An alternative celebration to Columbus Day, gives recognition to the indigenous populations affected by colonization.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Learning Series 2019: Pollinator Landscape Restoration

Learning Objective 2.2

Date: Time: 9:30 am–11:30 am Location: Kimmel Education & Research Center
Pollinator habitat management is a crucial step in having honey bees. As a beekeeper you must provide your bees with access to forage, if there is not enough within flight distance of your hives you must provide additional forage habitat. This …
This event originated in Great Plains Master Beekeeping.

Composting Demonstration at Pioneer’s Park - Lincoln, NE

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: Pioneers Park Nature Center’s backyard composting demonstration area
Learn how to be successful with composting by attending a free composting demonstration sponsored by Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County and the City of Lincoln Recycling Office.
This event originated in Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County.

Investigate: Second Saturday Science Lab

Bats

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Morrill Hall
Join us in the science lab at Morrill Hall to investigate ‘Bats’. Be sure to visit the check-in station in the science lab during your visit to have your Investigate calendar marked. For every three events attended, children can qualify to move …

Ongoing Events

Midwest Epistemology Workshop

Date: Time: 8:30 am–8:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
The 13th annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop (MEW) aims to advance interest in epistemology by organizing an annual workshop for the presentation and discussion of current work in the field. MEW also aims to establish a sense of community among …
This event originated in Department of Philosophy.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This month corresponds with Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16, and recognizes the revolution in 1810 that ended Spanish dictatorship.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

LGBT History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A U.S. observance started in 1994 to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and the history of the gay rights movement.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This observance was launched in 1945 when Congress declared the first week in October as “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” In 1998, the week was extended to a month and renamed. The annual event draws attention to employment …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.