OMAHA The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will host events in celebration of Earth Week from Saturday, April 18, through Friday, April 24.
The first day will take place on April 18, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. UNO will join with the city of Omaha for Earth Day Omaha in Elmwood Park.
Entertainment, music and guest speakers will take part in the event.
A number of events will take place later in the week including a potted plant giveaway on Monday, April 20, and a Solar Car Race on Thursday, April 23rd.
UNO's food court will have a special discount for anyone who uses a refillable cup or mug that week. Fountain drinks and iced tea will only cost $1 for containers that are 32 oz. or smaller. Coffee will fall under the same deal for $.75.