All events are in Central time unless specified.

Upcoming Events

Black Music Month

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African American Music Appreciation Month! Created by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, this month celebrates the African American musical influences that comprise an essential part of our nation’s treasured cultural heritage.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established to recognize the impact that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had on the world. LGBT groups celebrate this special time with pride parades, picnics, parties, memorials for those lost to hate crimes and HIV/AIDS, …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

National Caribbean American Heritage Month

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In recognition of Caribbean Americans’ countless gifts and contributions to our Nation, we celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Caribbean Americans have made our country more innovative and more prosperous; they have enriched our …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Native American Citizenship Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Commemorating the day in 1924 when the United States Congress passed legislation recognizing the citizenship of Native Americans.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Shavuot

Shavuos, Feast of Weeks

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Jewish Pentecost, is a holiday that commemorates the giving of the Torah to Moses at Mount Sinai.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Pentecost

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration of the giving of the 10 Commandments by God at Mount Sinai.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Flag Day in the United States

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Observed to celebrate the history and symbolism of the American flag.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

The Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev

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Observed by members of the Sikh faith. Guru Arjan Dev was the fifth Sikh guru and the first Sikh martyr.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Juneteenth

Also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day

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It is observed as a public holiday in 14 U.S. states. This celebration honors the day in 1865 when slaves in Texas and Louisiana finally heard they were free, two months after the end of the Civil War. June 19, therefore, became the day of …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Juneteenth

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.