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Safe Swimming Community Day

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 10:00am
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center
In 4 days 23 hours

The Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty, Parks and Recreation Departments are partnering to host a Safe Swimming Community Day. Iowa City's portion will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St. 

Each department will host a free spring swim lesson to promote safety for the upcoming summer. 
Following a quick swim lesson and safety talk, participants will receive a Josh the Otter book, thanks to MidWestOne Bank.

STEAM Fest 2019

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 2:00pm
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center
In 1 week 6 days

Welcome to STEAM Fest 2019!
STEAM Fest will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center.

Activities include:
-Hands-on educational activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math
-"Tinkertown" space where everyone can "Be A Maker"
-Live shows and interactive Discovery Stations by Absolute Science
-Experiential learning with local community groups

Earth Day Eco Trivia

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 6:00pm
Eastside Recycling Center
In 4 weeks 7 hours

Celebrate Earth Day with Eco Trivia! 

Earth Day Eco Trivia is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Eastside Recycling Center, 2401 Scott Blvd SE. 

Play as a group or individually. Eco trivia is family-friendly. No fee to participate. 

Win prizes, and have fun celebrating Earth Day!


Earth Fest

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