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Free Kearney Area Children’s Museum Event!

Gather tomorrow, Thursday 4pm-8pm at Kearney Area Children’s Museum for a night of fun, free admission, and great activities for kids! This event is being sponsored by Trius Federal Credit Union.

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Storytelling for Pre-School Children at Kearney Public Library

On January 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Kim Weitkamp will be hosting a storytelling session for Pre-School Children at the Kearney Public Library! After, from 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Kim Weitkamp will have a storytelling session for Seniors! Don’t miss it!

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For more information visit kearneystorytellingfestival.org!

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FREE Showing of The Blacklist & live video Q&A with The Blacklist creator, Jon Bokenkamp!

On January 5, 2017 @ 6:45 pm come support The World Theatre and watch the newest episode of The Blacklist, commercial free and on the big screen. Free will donations to support The World Theatre are accepted as admission. The screening will be followed with a live video Q&A with The Blacklist creator, Jon Bokenkamp. Only at The World Theatre!

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Trick or Treat on the Bricks

Halloween is around the corner and Downtown Kearney is starting to celebrate early! Bring your little ones to trick-or-treat Downtown Kearney on the Bricks! Maybe even ‘treat’ yourself while you’re there!

WHEN: October 27, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WHERE: Downtown Kearney [2316 Central Ave Kearney, NE 68847]
More events at Visit Kearney!

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Paws & Pals Wag and Walk at Yanney Heritage Park

Bring your furry friends on September 10th at 9am to Yanney Heritage Park!

2 mile walk around the lake, bouncy house, kids face painting, dog wash – free will donation, photo booth, food, door prizes, raffle drawing!

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After August 29th, $25 for adults and $15 for children.

Registration begins at 9:00 AM at the ERC building. All proceeds will benefit the Kearney Area Animal Shelter. Raffle prizes include Husker football tickets, iPad Mini, 50″ Flat Screen TV, Tri-City Storm Tickets, Art Print, Amazon gift card, Skeeter Barnes gift card, Buckle packages, and more!

Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.

For more events in Kearney, NE click here!

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Living History at Fort Kearny State Park

Join locals, tourists and historical enthusiasts as Fort Kearny State Park travels back to the 1860’s to reenact soldiers and civilian camps and live cannon firing at 2 pm each day! This free event will be hold all Labor Day weekend! Don’t miss out!

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For more events in Kearney, NE click here!

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Destination Downtown Event!

the bricksNext Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Downtown at the bricks – Destination Downtown converges thousands of students and community members to the Downtown area, as part of the UNK “Blue and Gold Welcome” first year student orientation activities. This year, again we envision students and community members having an unforgettable experience by listening to great music, connecting with local merchants, and discovering what the Downtown Kearney businesses have to offer.

Click here for more upcoming events in Kearney, NE!

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Carnival Weekend in Kearney

If you are looking take the family out this weekend – don’t forget that the Buffalo County Fair is up and running! You don’t want to miss it! Here are the events for the next three days. Your weekend can be filled with carnival rides, balloons, a beer garden AND much more! There’s something for everyone —

FRIDAY, July 29th –
9 am-9 pm: Open Class, 4-H, FFA Exhibits Open in the Exhibit Building and Extension Building
1-5 pm : Carnival Open – Reduced Price Session
1-3 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – making balloons by the Worm Roller
4-9 pm : Commercial Exhibits open in the Exhibit Building
5:00 pm : Beer Garden open
5-8 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – Face Painting in the Exhibit Building
6-11 pm : Carnival Open
7pm-Midnight : Kearney Volunteer Fire Dept BINGO! Stand Open
6:00 pm : Free Concert in Buffalo Corral – 3D In Your Face
7:00 pm : Bret Michaels, Lita Ford & Firehouse, Doors open at 6 pm, Grandstand and General Admission tickets are $27 plus fees, Limited Gold Circle tickets are available for $127, LandMark Implement Arena, Tickets on sale at www.etix.com
10:00 pm :
 Free Concert in Buffalo Corral – 3D In Your Face

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SATURDAY, July 30th –
9:00 am : Draft Horse Competition in the Outdoor Arena
9 am-9 pm : Commercial, Open Class, 4-H, FFA Exhibits Open in the Exhibit Building and Extension Building
1-5 pm : Carnival Open
1-3 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – making balloons by the Worm Roller
2:00 pm : Buffalo County Ag-ility Race, located east side of Exhibit Building – Sponsored by Just For Ladies & Buffalo County 4-H. Proceeds support the S.A.F.E. Center. Registration Forms available here.
4-7 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – Face Painting in the Exhibit Building
5:00 pm : Beer Garden open
6-11 pm : Carnival Open
7pm-Midnight: Kearney Volunteer Fire Dept BINGO! Stand Open
6:00 pm : Free Concert in Buffalo Corral – Whiskey Bent
7:30 pm : Jake Owen with Chase Rice in the LandMark Implement Arena, Doors open at 6pm, Tickets are $35 plus fees for Grandstand and General Admission (GA is standing only), Tickets on sale at www.etix.com
10:00 pm : Free Concert in the Buffalo Corral – Whiskey Bent

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SUNDAY, July 31st –
7:30 am : Cowboy Church in the Exhibit Building
12 pm-9 pm : Commercial, Open Class, 4-H, FFA Exhibits Open in the Exhibit Building and Extension Building
1-5 pm : Carnival Open
1-3 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – making balloons by the Worm Roller
1:00 pm : Joseph Hall Elvis Impersonator in the Exposition Center, Admission fee $10 at the door
1:00 pm : Pedal Tractor Pull in the Exhibit Building
3-5 pm : All Faith Worship led by Kearney Youth – Exhibit Building Indoor Stage
4-7 pm : Maggie the Balloon Lady – Face Painting in the Exhibit Building
5:00 pm : Andersen Wrecking Demolition Derby in the Outdoor Arena – Adults $12, Children $6, Tickets available in Advance at the Fair Office or Day of Demo at Gate
6-11 pm : Carnival Open
7pm-Midnight: Kearney Volunteer Fire Dept BINGO! Stand Open
7:30 pm : Red Wanting Blue with Brody Ray in the Buffalo Corral, General Admission tickets $25, Tickets available at www.etix.com.

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FREE Family Fun Night at Kearney Area Children’s Museum

Join Kearney Area Children’s Museum on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm for a fun evening out with the family! Kearney-Area-Childrens-Museum-Logo Explore more than 20 exhibits that cover a wide variety of interests that include an art studio, science center, train depot, grocery store, fire station, and agriculture area – and participate in a variety of music & dance activities provided by KTown Shakedown and Vivace Studio! Guests have the opportunity to explore at their own pace, and are invited to touch, push, pull, build, and play with every exhibit.

Kearney Area Children’s Museum [5827 4th Ave Kearney, NE 68845]

For more information click here!

Photos courtesy of www.visitkearney.org and www.kearneychildrensmuseum.org

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[FREE] Screening of “Rio!” @ Kearney Public Library

Tonight at 6:30 pm Kearney Public Library is screening the movie “Rio!” Take a trip to Rio, just in time for the Summer Olympics! When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams. Youth ages 6 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

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Kearney Public Library address – Kearney Public Library 2020 1st Ave Kearney, NE 68847

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