Urbana Grows Green Weekend

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September 8, 2018 - 8:00am to September 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

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.

September 8th -10th

MGG Weekend Events include:

  • Friday, September 7th 14th Annual Meadowbrook Jazz Walk: 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 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Learn more at bit.ly/UGGjazz
  • Saturday, September 8th: Urbana 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/MGGpledg. 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
  • Partners include City of Urbana, Urbana Park District, University of Illinois Extension, Faith in Place, Prairie Rivers Network
  • This weekend made possible thanks to Lumpkin Foundation

For more information, visit http://midwestpesticideaction.org/urbana-grows-green-weekend/

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Created on: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 09:38
- Author: ScottT