Friday, February 26, 2021 10 events you won't want to miss out on this week | March 1–6
COVID-19 Safety: For in-person events, students should be prepared to show their “Access Granted” status in the Safer Community app as part of the check-in process. Each person must wear a face covering and appropriate physical distancing is required throughout the event. Hand sanitizer is available. You should not attend an in-person event if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.
March 1 | 7:30 p.m. | Virtual
The UNL Composition Area will be live-streaming Flyover IV, titled Going Forward. The compositions on this concert each convey the need for everyone to always keep pushing ahead toward tomorrow. The music on this program includes a vocal piece about forgiveness, a cello solo about creating a work of art, a string quartet about motion, and a brass quintet about a hero upholding his responsibilities.
March 1 & 2 | All Day | Online
Lancaster County's 4-H allows viewers around the world to witness the amazing process of chicks hatching. Find the online stream here.
March 2 | 2 to 4 p.m. | Campus Rec Center
Outdoor Adventure Center staff will provide quality instruction to help develop your kayak paddling skills so you can be more prepared when you go out on your own. This is an indoor pool that is heated to a comfortable temperature year round. All skill levels and interests are welcome.
March 3 | 3 to 4 p.m. | Zoom
First-Gen students will learn strategies to excel in an upcoming job interview. First-Gen Career Coaches Mollie Rapple and Darwin Archie with the College of Education and Human Sciences CEHS at UNL will share best practices on how to successfully slay an interview. Use this Zoom link on the day of the event.
March 4 | 6 to 7 p.m. | Zoom
This is part two of three workshops consisting of a small group session for students, focusing on the building blocks of any healthy relationship: communication, consent, healthy expectations, virtual dating, fear, and rejection. Workshops are free to attend.
March 4 | 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Virtual
University Singers will present an eclectic concert of beautiful and significant choral music by Black composers. Current and living composers are represented, and almost half of the literature was created by female composers. Traditional and familiar pieces in the Spiritual and Gospel style along with new music in contemporary and popular styles will be represented. The concert will be approximately 30 minutes in length and viewable online via live webcast.
March 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Lied Center's website & Facebook
IBEX Puppetry is part of the Jim Henson legacy (of Muppet fame), led by Heather Henson. Experience the magic of puppetry for all ages including highlights from Ajijaak on Turtle Island. This event is FREE; register here.
March 6 | Virtual
An opportunity for current Huskers, prospective students, and parents to get to know more about fraternity and sorority life at UNL.
March 5 | 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Nebraska Union - Swanson Auditorium
Mike travels the country as a keynote speaker and a public speaker telling his incredible story and inspiring others with his powerful message, “Never Give Up.” Secretly born in a prison to two political prisoners and raised in an abusive orphanage, Mike began using his music at age 13 to raise awareness about his experiences in the hopes of gaining justice for his family. He ultimately spent 40 years fighting for his parent’s successful release from prison. This event is free to UNL students with their Event Pass.
March 6 | 11 a.m. | Virtual
Are you getting in on the recent houseplant craze? Experts from Nebraska Extension will cover all your basic houseplant-knowledge needs in the upcoming GROBigRed Virtual Learning Series: Houseplants 101. From selecting houseplants, to basic maintenance, pest control and more, learn from the experts and get your questions answered. Register for this free basic series here.