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Arbor Day

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:00am
Iowa City Senior Center
In 1 month 2 days

Arbor Day: Learn About Conifers
Fee: none. No registration.
Membership Not Required
Friday, 4/26
10 AM - 12 PM in room 202
Instructor: Gary Whittenbaugh, Master Gardener
Here’s your invitation to a whole new world of
gardening. See how the color, texture, and form
of conifers add year-round beauty and contrast
to gardens and landscapes. Fast growers screen
your space, tiny buns add unusual shapes and
textures, and distinctive forms make living
sculptures. An optional walk and discussion on

Earth Fest

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 3:00pm
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area
In 1 month 4 days

Join the Iowa City Green Iowa AmeriCorps team and Iowa City Parks and Recreation on Saturday, April 27, 2019 for Earth Fest! Earth Fest will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area, 579 McCillister Blvd. 

Earth Fest will be fun for all ages with indoor and outdoor activities related to the environment, animals, and sustainability, including live music, raptors, prizes, fun activities, games, local environmental organizations, a free sapling giveaway and more!

This is a family-friendly event, with no fee to participate.

Barn Dance

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Senior Center
In 1 month 4 days

Everyone is welcome to the Barn Dance! Fun for all ages and abilities. No experience is necessary as all dances are taught and called. There's no fancy footwork involved, you simply walk through a series of movements that you'll learn quickly with help from the caller and experienced dancers. Even if you don't want to dance, come enjoy the old time music, provided by excellent local bands. The Barn Dance is open to all: singles, couples, and the entire family. Lessons available 7:30 PM; dance starts at 8 PM.

Sliding fee scale $5-$15 pay what you can at the door.

Life Drawing Drop In

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
In 1 month 5 days

Life Drawing Drop-In
Fee: $10/session; pay instructor. No
registration.
Membership Not Required
Sundays, 1/13, 1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/10, 3/24,
4/14, 4/28
1 - 3 PM in room 211
Drawing the figure is captivating and
challenging. The figure may later inhabit our
landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both
clothed and nude models. Please bring your
own drawing materials. Participants must be
age 18 or over.

Getting to Know Endangered Species: Rusty Patched Bumble Bee

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 1:30pm
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center
In 1 month 5 days

Learn about endangered species and conservation efforts with the "Getting to Know Endangered Species" Series. 
Classes are held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center. 
For ages 5-12 years.
$6 per class for residents, $11 per class for nonresidents. 

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019: Polar bears
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019: Sea turtles
Sunday, Mar. 24, 2019: Elephants
Sunday, Apr. 28, 2019: Rusty Patched Bumble Bee

To register, visit icgov.org/activityregistration

Community Police Review Board forum

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
Iowa City Public Library Meeting Room A
In 1 month 6 days

The Community Police Review Board (CPRB) will host its annual Community Forum to hear views on Iowa City Police Department policies, practices and procedures.

The community is invited to submit questions and comments that will be used during the event.

The forum will begin at 6 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2019 inside Meeting Room A of The Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn Street, Iowa City.

Police Chief Jody Matherly and Police Captain Denise Brotherton will also attend the forum and be available to meet and talk with participants

Earth Friendly Forum

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center
In 1 month 1 week

This lecture series will take place in the Social Hall at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St. All lectures will begin at 7 p.m.
Childcare will be provided for attendees (ages 3 and up). Light refreshments will be served. No fee to attend. 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
"Native Nations Environmental Justice and Health: How reservations and assimilation affect American Indian lives" By Joe D. Coulter, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, The University of Iowa

Eco Film Festival

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 7:00am
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 month 2 weeks

The 2019 Eco Film Festival will be held once a month beginning in April and ending in August. This event is hosted by Green Iowa AmeriCorps in collaboration with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department, Iowa City Recycling, and the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL).

All films will be shown in Meeting Room A of the ICPL at 7 p.m.
Popcorn is provided, but personal snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome.

There is no fee to participate. All are welcome. 

May 9: "Revolution: The Fight to Save Our Oceans"

Earth Friendly Forum

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center
In 1 month 4 weeks

This lecture series will take place in the Social Hall at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St. All lectures will begin at 7 p.m.
Childcare will be provided for attendees (ages 3 and up). Light refreshments will be served. No fee to attend.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
"Climate Change is Sickening.” By Maureen McCue, MD, Coordinator Iowa Chapter Physicians for Social Responsibility

Eco Film Festival

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 2 months 3 weeks

The 2019 Eco Film Festival will be held once a month beginning in April and ending in August. This event is hosted by Green Iowa AmeriCorps in collaboration with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department, Iowa City Recycling, and the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL).

All films will be shown in Meeting Room A at the Iowa City Public Library at 7 p.m.
Popcorn is provided, but personal snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome.

There is no fee to participate. All are welcome. 

June 13: "Plastic Planet"

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