Earth Day Omaha provided opportunities to participate in person and virtually on Saturday, with some people coming to Elmwood Park to pick up trash, plant trees or collect items for recycling.
A testing and vaccine center operated by Nebraska Medicine will be open to walk-ins from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Last year's Bockfest was held virtually because of COVID-19. Organizers were happy to have an in-person festival again.
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts received his first dose of the COVID vaccine at Nebraska Medicine. "At the end of the day, this is how we all get through the pandemic," Ricketts said.
Five local artists have art pieces featured in the Durham Museum's latest exhibit, "Beyond the Vote."
MaryBeth Cronkleton organized the event after hearing reports of an Omaha man being harassed with racial slurs while walking his dog. She called it the "straw that broke the camel's back."
Joe Hanna died at the age of 86 on Feb. 10. The funeral home tracked the visits to the livestream and told the family that people from 22 states and two countries viewed the funeral online.
Young women across the country were officially recognized in the inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts last month.