When:
April 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am
2017-04-22T08:00:00-05:00
2017-04-22T08:15:00-05:00
Where:
NewBo City Market
100 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
USA
Contact:
NewBo City Market

  2017 ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

10:30 AM

OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS RAPTOR PROGRAM

Outside NewBo Market

11:00 AM

NEW BOHEMIA ARCHITECTURAL TOUR

A Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street member will lead a walk through the area highlighting unique architectural features and history of the district.  (Meet at EcoFest Information Booth near NewBo Market entrance)

NOON

NEW BO TREE WALK WITH TREES FOREVER

A Trees Forever staff member will lead a tree walk featuring trees that meet the needs of urban business and home owners.  (meet at EcoFest Information Booth near NewBo Market entrance).

1:30 PM

POLLISCAPING –
DESIGNING FROM A POLLINATOR’S EYES

What can we do to help our pollinators survive and thrive?  Plant a Pollinator Garden with plants they love, and then maintain it for years to come.  This presentation will give tips and information on how to choose plants for your site, how to plant them, and what will be necessary to maintain them — saving time and money over the years. Master Gardner Becki Lynch will present this program. At C Space in CSPS.

3:00 PM

COLIN LYONS,
GRANT WOOD FELLOW/

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

UNIVERSITY OF IA

Talk on post-industrial landscapes, geoengineering, and new art installation at Mount Trashmore.  At C Space in CSPS.

 

 

All Day Events:

ECO-FAIR

Visit with local eco-vendors, enjoy interactive activities and learn about eco-related events in our community. Activites include:

  • Learn how to upscale furniture
  • Nature Playscape Area
  • Learn about windmills by playing with scale models
  • Test your nature knowledge
  • Make seed balls for the monarchs and other pollinators
  • Get your own free compost
  • Learn to compost
  • Play yard games
  • Learn to garden in your home

ARBONNE

10:00AM – 3PM

FREE FACE PAINTING BOOTH

INTERACTIVE COMPOSTING DEMONSTRATION

WITH AARON HANSON

PHOTO BOOTH – TAKE YOUR OWN ECOFUN PHOTOS (NEAR ICNC AND WICKIUP HILL BOOTHS)

NEW WORK FROM THE GRANT WOOD ART COLONY FELLOWS WITH COLIN LYONS AT CSPS

ALLIANT ENERGY

YOUR FUTURE IN VIRTUAL REALITY

BEE APART BEE TOGETHER

CR SCHOOLS GREEN TEAM

CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS

  • Rezone, City’s Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Update
  • Solar On City Facilities And Ways To Get Involved
  • Stormeater Cost-Share For Residents
  • Bike Trail Plans And Safety
  • #1Bagblitz
  • Star Communities

COMPOST NINJA

ECO MOW LLC

CEDAR VALLEY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY/RESTORE

FRIENDS OF CEDAR LAKE

Giant Connect-Four Game

FRIENDS OF IOWA CITY COHOUSING

FRIENDS OF CEDAR LAKE AND SLEEPING G BRIDGE

FRONTIER COOP

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR YOUR HOME

GREEN IOWA AMERICORPS

HENNA BODY ART

I-RENEW

ISU EXTENSION

INDIAN CREEK NATURE CENTER

IOWA 350

IOWA CITY COHOUSING

IOWA HENNA

IOWA MASTER NATURALISTS

LINN COUNTY CONSERVATION

LINN COUNTY SOLID WASTE AGENCY

RED WIGGLER WORMS

Interact with red wiggler worms. Learn about composting and the future of Mt. Trashmore.

MILKWEED MATTERS

MONARCHS OF EASTERN IOWA

MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY ENACTUS

NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION

PRAIRIEWOODS FRANCISCAN SPIRITUALITY CENTER

SIERRA CLUB

SUMMIT SCHOOLS

All about backyard bee homes.

TANDA NATURALS

TOWER GARDEN AND JUICE PLUS

TREES FOREVER

TUPPER-WARE