Event Details


Time: May 20, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Johnson County Poor Farm
Street: 4811 Melrose Ave
City/Town: Iowa City
Website or Map: https://www.google.com/maps/p…
Phone: 319-358-2542
Event Type: outdoor, family, event
Organized By: Judith E. Joyce
Latest Activity: May 19, 2017

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Event Description

***This event has been CANCELED due to poor weather conditions. Please see the Facebook event page for more details***

Canceled! - Look up and see what is flying with Take A Kid Outdoors. Come celebrate Butterflies, Birds, Bugs and Flowers with TAKO. Adults gather your kids, come explore all that spring has to offer. TAKO is partnering with Grow Johnson County, the City of Iowa City, and the Johnson County Historical Society. Special guest may include a RAPTOR from the Iowa Raptor Project! Come make a bubble snake, find some birds and butterflies and more. Be prepared go on a short hike and possibly walk on some muddy trails. If the wind is right, bring a KITE!

Participants are urged to dress for the weather, as it may be cold and raining, but with the right gear we can have an amazing day on the farm. Lunch will be served at 11:30AM. Please help us reduce waste by bringing a water bottle, plates, silverware and other lunch items. Advance registration is requested, but not required. Please like us on Facebook and let us know you are “GOING” on EVENT page. For Questions, please contact Judy Joyce, Executive Director at judy@takeakidoutoors.org

Directions: From Iowa City, take Melrose Avenue west of Mormon Trek Blvd under the Hwy 218 overpass to Grow: Johnson County @ the Johnson County Poor Farm.

Remember to dress appropriately; we may get wet, muddy and dirty! Layers are always a great option for Iowa weather conditions. Bring a hat, jacket, sunscreen, and any other items you may need to be comfortable in the outdoors. Remember to bring a camera!

This event is FREE and OPEN to the public.
Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout each event. TAKO is take a kid outdoors.TAKO is not leave a kid outdoors . . . Thanks!

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