EASTERN IOWA'S PREMIER EARTH DAY CELEBRATION • NEW BOHEMIA ARTS AND CULTURE DISTRICT•CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA
2017 ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
2017 ALL DAY EVENTS
OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS RAPTOR PROGRAM
Outside NewBo Market
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)
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).
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.
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.
ECO FILM FESTIVAL– C SPACE at CSPS HALL
A groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world's leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it.
(1hr, 31 minutes)
THE MONARCH: A BUTTERFLY BEYOND BORDERS
The latest findings on the life cycle and migration of the familiar, yet mysterious, butterfly. (47 minutes)
Visit with local eco-vendors, enjoy interactive activities and learn about eco-related events in our community. Activites include:
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
YOUR FUTURE IN VIRTUAL REALITY
BEE APART BEE TOGETHER
CEDAR RAPIDS LINN COUNTY SOLID WASTE AGENCY
RED WIGGLER WORMS
Interact with red wiggler worms. Learn about composting and the future of Mt. Trashmore.
CEDAR VALLEY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY/RESTORE
CR SCHOOLS GREEN TEAM
CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS
ECO MOW LLC
FRIENDS OF CEDAR LAKE
Giant Connect-Four Game
FRIENDS OF IOWA CITY COHOUSING
FRIENDS OF CEDAR LAKE AND SLEEPING G BRIDGE
ESSENTIAL OILS FOR YOUR HOME
GREEN IOWA AMERICORPS
HENNA BODY ART
INDIAN CREEK NATURE CENTER
IOWA CITY COHOUSING
IOWA MASTER NATURALISTS
LINN COUNTY CONSERVATION
MONARCHS OF EASTERN IOWA
MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY ENACTUS
NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION
PRAIRIEWOODS FRANCISCAN SPIRITUALITY CENTER
All about backyard bee homes.
TOWER GARDEN AND JUICE PLUS
2017 ALL DAY MUSIC AT THE NEWBO MARKET STAGE
Native American Flutist Pop/Rock
Jonny Lipford is an award-winning instrumentalist who specializes in music produced with the Native American style flute and various world flutes crafted using wood and bamboo. His movements and melodies on the wooden flutes are done with such grace and agility; one can’t help but be engaged in his music.
DEEP DISH DIVAS
Dishin' up an eclectic mix of vintage novelties, folk,
swing, traditional, a cappella and more!
AMELIA + MELINA
Cedar Falls Indie/Folk Duo
Indie-Folk Singer-Songwriters, and sisters, from Cedar Falls. Music with an informed and unfiltered message about what it means to grow up in America.
CEDAR COUNTY COBRAS
Cedar County Cobras have been described as contagious, acoustic, rockabilly, dancing bluegrass, or brand new old-time country with the gritty sound of soulful blues. It is almost impossible to box the sound of The Cobras into one musical genre. Just know that you should be prepared to bring your dancing shoes!
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