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STEAM Fest: Pollinator Garden

Sunday, April 23, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area Lodge, 579 McCollister Blvd., Iowa City | directions

STEAM Fest invites children and adults of all ages to experience hands-on educational activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, led by local community groups.

Pollinator Garden

At the event, Mike Fallon with Backyard Abundance, hosts a "Grow a Pollinator Garden" activity.

During this fun, engaging activity, children learn how to create a pollinator garden of native plants. All participants go home with a free bag of materials for starting a small garden in their landscape.

The event is funded by the Rockwell Collins Green Communities program and the Iowa Native Plant Society.


Door prizes sponsored by University of Iowa Community Credit Union, IC Landscaping, Target, Cold Stone Ice Cream, Earl May, Iowa Children's Museum, Molly's Cupcakes, Monica's, Scheels and West Music.

Time and Location

STEAM Fest will be held Sunday April 23rd, 2017, 1-4 pm at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area Lodge, 579 McCollister Blvd., Iowa City, IA 52240.  Come ready to explore, build and think!

All activities are free and open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, contact Joyce Carroll at 319-356-5100 or

Sponsored by Iowa City Parks and Recreation. More information