Harlan White Pelican Watch and Homecoming Celebration!
Harlan White Pelican Watch: March 1 - April 15 - View the American White Pelican Spring Migration at the Harlan County Reservoir.
The Great PeliCAN Food Drive: March 1 - April 15 - Bring canned food to Joe Camera, 717 Main St, Alma; to benefit Caring Cupboard.
Polar Plunge: March 15, Patterson Harbor Marina; 308-799-4600.
Abstract Art Workshops: March 22, fun, free, hands on painting workshops for students and adults; workshop leader Sara Mahalek; Alma Johnson Center, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Alma Chamber of Commerce Spring Fling: March 28, stores stay open late, business booths and meal at auditorium, wagon rides, lots of downtown activities.
Paradise on the Prairie Art and Photography Show and Silent Auction: March 28-April 4; Alma Johnson Center; Opens 4 p.m. March 28, then 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily; silent auction closes April 4, 6:00 p.m. Also student art show sponsored by Harlan County Journal, using recycled newspapers to make art.
Artists and Public Reception, March 29, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.; Alma Johnson Center, then stay after for...
"Pelican Frolics": March 29, 6:30 p.m. - The Nebraska Chamber Players along with classical composer Tristan Fuentes and choreographer Susan Levine Ourada present original chamber music and dance to honor Harlan County's White Pelican migration; Alma Johnson Center; admission by donation. The world premier of this performance will take place March 28 at NET Studios in Lincoln.
Art Installation: "Migrations" (by Tricha Weise, updated from 2011!); Alma Johnson Center, March 28-April 4
"Birds and Poetry" - Lunch and Learn with Bill Clemente from Peru State Colllege: bring your lunch and learn creative new ways of thinking and writing about birds; Alma Johnson Center, April 4; 12:15
Free Birding Boat Tours, sponsored by the Harlan County Lake Association, for out-of-town visitors: March 28-April 5, 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. daily, weather permitting. Register through firstname.lastname@example.org or at 800-762-5498.
Plus free, easily accessible, self-guided world class birding year round in Harlan County! Check our trail and site maps on this website. Pelicans can usually also be viewed from INDOORS at North Shore Marina, Navigator's Restaurant, and Patterson Harbor's Beach Bar, all an easy drive from Republican City.
posted on December 21, 2013