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Hemp History Educational Display

First Floor Display

The Nebraska Hemp Company will sponsor an educational display on the uses of hemp from ancient times to present in the first floor rotunda from January 3 - 15, 2023.

National CRNA Week Display

First Floor Display

The Nebraska Association of Nurse Anesthetists will have an display in the first floor rotunda from January 23 - 27, 2023. Wednesday the 25th the nurses will provide blood pressure checks throughout the day.

Nebraska Walk for Life

Capitol Grounds

Nebraska Right to Life will begin their annual Walk for Life on the north side of the Nebraska Capitol at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday January 28, 2023 and then walk from 14th and K Street to 14th and R Street.

Rail Safety Education = Driver’s Education

First Floor Display

Nebraska Operation Lifesaver will share information on the importance of driver's education and focus on rail safety education in Nebraska in a first floor rotunda display from February 10 - 17, 2023.

Abraham Lincoln Birthday Vigil

Capitol Grounds

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will stand vigil at the Lincoln Monument on the West Plaza of the Nebraska State Capitol on Sunday February 12, 2023 from 8:00 am to noon to honor the nation's 16th president.

Glow Big Red

Capitol Grounds

The Nebraska State Capitol will be lit red February 14 and 15 to draw attention to the work of the University of Nebraska Foundation's support of the University of Nebraska.

Presidents’ Day

The Capitol will be open for tours on February 20, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. State offices will be closed.

Problem Gambling Awareness Month

First Floor Display

The Department of Health and Human Services and Creating Family Choices will display information regarding problem gambling and treatment from February 27 - March 3 in recognition of March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month.

Suicide Prevention Awareness Display

First Floor Display

The Nebraska Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will have a display in the first floor rotunda of the Capitol from February 27 - March 3, 2023 to educate the public about suicide prevention activities.

Statehood Day

On March 1, 1867 Nebraska became the 37th state in the United States.