Urbana Grows Green Weekend

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Name: Urbana Grows Green Weekend
Date: September 7, 2018 - September 13, 2018
Event Description:
Join the Urbana Park District, City of Urbana, Midwest Pesticide Action Center, and others for a weekend packed with natural lawn care and sustainable landscaping demonstrations in Champaign County Events include: Friday, September 7th 14th Annual Jazz Walk, 5:30 - 7:30 pm: Visit the UGG Weekend table to learn more about the planned activities while you enjoy jazz soloists and small combos at the Wandell Sculpture Garden at Meadowbrook Park. Saturday, September 8th Urbana's Market at the Square, 9 am-noon: Drop by MPAC’s table while shopping at the Urbana Market at the Square to learn more about UGG Weekend activities and take the natural lawn care pledge at bit.ly/MGGpledge Meadowbrook Garden Kickoff, 1- 3 pm: Brush up on your organic gardening skills by participating in fun and educational games that cover controlling weeds, improving soil fertility and more! The Urbana Park District will discuss their Integrated Pest Management policy following. RSVP for FREE at bit.ly/UGGmeadowbrook Monday, September 10th Natural Lawns & Gardens Kickoff, 7-9 pm, Parkland College: Fall lawn care is the best spring lawn care! MPAC staff partner with the Champaign County Master Gardeners on this workshop that will help keep your lawn in tip top shape without using chemicals. RSVP for FREE at bit.ly/UGGnlcwksp Wednesday, September 13th Rain Garden Workshop, 6:30-8 pm, Allerton Park and Retreat Center: Eliana Brown, Extension Stormwater Specialist, and Katy Kraszewska, Department of Landscape Architecture, will lead you through the basics of rain garden design for your home. RSVP for $5 at http://bit.ly/2Ohbdda
Location:
Across Champaign County
Contact Information:
Please direct questions to MPAC's Ryan Anderson at randerson@pesticideaction.org or visit bit.ly/UGGwknd18 for more information.
Fees/Admission:
FREE
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