10 events leading up to Valentine's Day

Dine with Your Valentine
Dine with Your Valentine

Check out these campus events happening the second week of February, leading up to Valentine’s Day 2022.

Unkissed Kisses

An exhibit in Love Library highlights the historical moments of LGBTQ+ literature, writers, and their roles in the history of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

The exhibit is open for the remainder of the spring semester and can be viewed in two locations within Love Library: in the lobby of the second floor and in display classes on the lower level of Love South.


CookWell Class: Dine with Your Valentine
5:30 to 7 p.m. | February 10
Rec & Wellness Center‘s Wellness Kitchen

Bring a friend or SO to the Wellness Kitchen and learn all about loving your heart with heart-healthy foods. Recipes include tuna melt; baked sweet potato chips; and chocolate-covered fruit. Registration closes on Feb. 7.


Ace/Aro Affinity Hour
5 to 6 p.m. | February 9
Nebraska Union, Room 234

Sponsored by Spectrum UNL and the LGBTQA+ Center, Ace/Aro affinity hour is a designated space for the asexual and aromantic community on campus to gather around similar or shared experiences. Organizers respectfully ask that only those who identify as asexual and/or aromantic attend.


7 to 8 p.m. | February 10
Nebraska Union, Ballroom

Join CARE for a night of Music BINGO. The game will break down the sometimes problematic lyrics of popular songs in this fun, but eye-opening event for Stalking Awareness Month.


Partner Yoga
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | February 11
Campus Rec Center, Fitness Room

This is a great way to learn 2-person stretches and flow all while having fun with a friend or partner. FREE for All-Class Pass holders. Reserve your spot on MindBody app. $5 for non-pass holders. Register here.


12 to 5 p.m. | February 11
Nebraska Union, The Crib

Relax and get creative at this fun afternoon event. “Stuff a plush” to make a stuffed creature to keep for yourself or give as a gift. Free for UNL students with Event Pass. All supplies are provided.


Sweet Dreams: A Throwback Sleepover Party
7 to 9 p.m. | February 11
Nebraska East Union

A slumber party event for UNL students. Wear your pajamas and bring blankets and friends to a night full of fun activities, crafts, a screening of the film “Monsters, Inc.”, and a Valentine’s Day treat, too. Arrive early. Limited space on a first-come, first-served basis. Free for UNL students only with Event Pass.


It's Mint to Be
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | February 14
Nebraska Union, 3rd Floor

Grow your own mint this spring with a FREE mint-planting kit, provided by the Women’s Center and LGBTQA+ Center. This is a grab-and-go event.


Valentine's Pick Me Up Monday
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. | February 14
Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, Room 302

Drop by the Kawasaki Reading Room for a special helping of tea, chocolate, and self-care.


Valentine’s Day Succulent Sale
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | February 14
Two locations: Willa Cather Dining Center and Nebraska East Union

UNL Horticulture Club is selling a variety of small succulent plants for $5 each.