Spend your Labor Day Weekend out at Fort Kearny with living history demonstrations, cannon firings at 2 p.m. all three days, followed by humanities speaker Paul Siebert on Sunday!
Start on : September 2, 2017 9:00 AM Saturday
End on : September 4, 2017 5:00 PM Monday
Fort Kearny State Historical Park
Kearney, NE 68847
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School is officially back in sessions! Parents are teary-eyed with their little ones starting school and parents of teens are relieved. Here are some tips to getting your kids back into the swing of the school year after a hectic and hot summer.
1. Ease back into a healthy bedtime routine
2. Keep a family calendar
Good luck to you and your kiddos this school year from The Stratford NE!
On August 21st, we will get the chance to experience a solar eclipse! However AMAZING this may be, it is important to be safe while trying to partake in the moment. Below is a video from Space.com on how to keep your and your children’s eyes protected —
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE SAFETY VIDEO
Where will the total solar eclipse be visible?
The path of totality for the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse is about 70 miles wide and stretches from Oregon to South Carolina. It passes through Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
You can use this interactive map from NASA to zoom in on the path and find out the exact locations from which it will be visible.
You can also check out our state-by-state guide to find out which major cities and prime locations will fall inside the path of totality. You may also want to attend one of the many eclipse parties and organized events taking place around the path of totality.
Voted Top 10 “Must See Museums” by True West magazine in 2013.
The Archway’s outdoor Cultural Learning Trail pays tribute to the Native Americans and pioneers who called the Great Platte River Road their homeland.
Experience the “TrailBlaze Maze” attraction, the only maze located between Chicago and Denver along Interstate 80. This fort-like maze spans 4,800-square-feet!
Feeling adventurous this summer but not sure where to go? Stay local and hike or bike the Trail Bridge! Check out some of these reviews from locals and visitors —
Explore your city this summer!
Looking for some fresh ingredients that are in season this summer?! Check out the local farmers market that will be going on twice a week until October!
Time: 3:00pm to 6:30pm
Address: 4915 2nd Avenue Kearney, NE 68845
Check out what local small business have to offer!
The Dark Crystal – PG – The World Theatre
Saturday, June 10th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Jen (Stephen Garlick), raised by the noble race called the Mystics, has been told that he is the last survivor of his own race, the Gelflings. He sets out to try to find a shard of the dark crystal, a powerful gem that once provided balance to the universe. After the crystal was broken, the evil Skeksis used sinister means to gain control. Jen believes that he can repair the dark crystal and bring peace back to the world, if he can only find the remaining shard.
Check out more events in Kearney, NE here!
Take a short drive and see a classic with your loved ones at the Minden Opera House!
This summer let MOH and the Minden Parks & Rec Department put a spell on you with three enchanting family films!
May 19 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (PG)
June 9 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (PG)
July 7 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them (PG-13)
All movies begin at 7:00 pm. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Special Potter-themed treats will be available for purchase! Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Find out more here!
The Stratford Apartments team wishes you a Happy Easter!