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2019 Iowa City Monarch Festival

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 10:00am
Iowa City Municipal Airport
In 1 hour 46 min

Mark your calendar for Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, and help celebrate the beautiful Monarch Butterfly!

The fourth annual, and free, Monarch Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at a new location: the Iowa City Municipal Airport, Hangar L72, 1801 Riverside Drive. 

All are invited to view caterpillars, chrysalis, and beautiful, orange adult Monarchs, and a collection of bees and other pollinators.

Monarch butterfly populations have declined by more than 90 percent in the past two decades.

Taste of Market

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 5:00pm
Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp
In 3 days 8 hours

Enjoy free samples of fresh fruits, vegetables, and baked goods during the annual Taste of Market event on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at the Iowa City Farmers Market. The event will begin at 5 p.m. at the Iowa City Farmers Market in the Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp, across from City Hall on Washington Street. 

This event is free and open to all. Samples are donated by Farmers Market vendors and prepared by Farmers Market staff and employees of GreenState Credit Union, who co-sponsor the event with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department.

Farmers Market

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 5:00pm
Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp
In 3 days 8 hours

Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City's Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall.

Party in the Park - Creekside Park

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 6:30pm
Creekside Park
In 4 days 10 hours

Connect with friends, family and neighbors this summer at Party in the Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy live music, games, arts and crafts, and treats. Each party will have its own theme this year.

The party on Thursday, August 29 will be at Creekside Park, located at 1858 7th Avenue Court. 

Follow our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ICParksandRec or visit our website at icgov.org/pr to stay up-to-date on each party.

Farmers Market

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 7:30am
Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp
In 5 days 23 hours

Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City's Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall.

Farmers Market

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 5:00pm
Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp
In 1 week 3 days

Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City's Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall.

Practice your interviewing skills at our upcoming event

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 5:30pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 week 4 days

Bring a resume and come practice your interviewing skills! In return, you will receive immediate, constructive feedback during this mock interview training. You can also enjoy some snacks and enter to win a prize for Best Interview! 

This training opportunity will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in meeting rooms A, B, and C of the Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St.

Farmers Market

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 7:30am
Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp
In 1 week 5 days

Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City's Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall.

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