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Ralston Creek Clean-Up

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
In 2 days 16 hours

Volunteers are needed on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from noon to 3 p.m. at Ralston Creek to help remove trash, invasive species and woody debris. These efforts help reduce flooding and erosion, while also improving water quality.

Those interested in helping should RSVP in advance to the Iowa City Stormwater Volunteer Cleanup Facebook event or call 319-541-2385.

Advancing Racial Equity: the role of Government - Iowa

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:30am
Sheraton Hotel
In 1 week 12 hours

"Advancing Racial Equity: the role of Government - Iowa" is an all-day conference that will focus on racial equity and provide tools for awareness, education and best practices. Participants will learn how local and regional governments can implement policy changes at multiple levels and sectors to drive larger, systemic change to racial and income inequities. 

Teaching the Next Generation: The Garden as Your Classroom

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center
In 1 week 1 day

Learn how to use the garden as your classroom in April.

In partnership with Field to Family and Backyard Abundance, Iowa City Parks and Recreation will host a school garden workshop, “Teaching the Next Generation: The Garden as Your Classroom” on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center Outdoor Classroom, 220 S. Gilbert St. This class is open to teachers, school district staff, early care and education providers, garden volunteers and all who are interested in using gardening as an education tool in Johnson and neighboring counties.