The City of Newton and Project AWAKE are hosting a small eco-friendly fair in on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at the Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. This event is free for all ages. Come meet different groups and individuals who are eco-friendly and learn about different eco-friendly topics such as recycling, gardening, conservation, renewable energy, and more!
When: April 22nd 10AM to 3PM
Where: Krumm Center at Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens (Please park at the softball fields parking lot at Agnes Patterson Park.)
Who’s going to be there:
- Project AWAKE
- City of Newton’s Community Services (Parks & Recreation)
- Newton Public Library
- Baxter Comfort Solutions
- Dodd’s Trash Hauling and Recycling, Inc
- Farmhouse Creation
- Jasper County Conservation
- ISU Extension and Outreach
- Greg Young Automotive Group
- Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium
- Eagle Point Solar
- Food trucks - KIKIS and Sea Turtle Ice Cream!
Activities taking place include a tree demo, trash cleanup, crafts, creating seed bombs, a raffle hosted by Project AWAKE, a free tree seedling giveaway (first come, first serve), and more.
Parks Recreation Specialist
641-792-6622 ext. 2305
641-521-0204 (call or text)