Youth & Family

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Youth & Family

Registration open for youth food competition in Grand Island

Raising Nebraska, the agricultural literacy exhibit open year-round at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds, is hosting a competitive food preparation event for youth ages 10-18.

Maxwell Arboretum spring celebration is May 12

The public is invited to the Friends of Maxwell Arboretum's spring celebration on May 12.

Husker Food Connection coming to City Campus April 21

Husker Food Connection will take place April 21 at the Nebraska Union Plaza on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's City Campus.

Spring Affair plant sale and gardening event is April 23

Spring Affair, the Midwest's largest plant sale and gardening event, marks its 30th anniversary on April 23.

Nebraska 4-H participating in national campaign to empower young people with leadership skills

The 4-H Grow True Leaders Campaign is designed to give young people across the nation a forum to put their voices into positive action and rally the nation to invest in the next generation of true leaders.

WeCook after-school program engaging local underserved youth

Childhood obesity has become a major health problem for youth in the United States. This is especially true among low-income families that often lack the time and budget to commit to proper nutrition. Nebraska 4-H Youth Development is addressing this issue through a program called WeCook: Fun with Food and Fitness.

Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement to honor 4, elect new members

he Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement will honor Doris and Ivan Rush, Doug Gibson and Frank Johannsen at a banquet at 6 p.m. April 8 in the Great Plains Room of the Nebraska East Union.

Participants can climb state champion tree at Earth Day Omaha

One of the many activities at Earth Day Omaha on April 16 is the chance to climb Nebraska's state champion swamp white oak in Elmwood Park.

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