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Iowa City Holistic Health Expo

Iowa City Holistic Health Expo

February 1, 2020 - 10:00am

Eastern Iowa's best collection of Holistic Health Providers for body, mind and spirit.   This Expo will include alternative providers for the industries of: -Yoga -Acupuncture -Chiropractic -Float Therapy -Functional Medicine -Massage Therapy and more

Using Elements of Design to Upcycle

Using Elements of Design to Upcycle

February 5, 2020 - 6:00pm

At this workshop, the major elements of design and how to use the elements to upcycle will be discussed. A variety of methods and materials, as well as, upcycling project ideas will be covered.  Please bring a sketch book or notebook and drawing utensils of your choice. (Some drawing materials will be provided.) RSVP is required, as space is limited. RSVP to jane-wilch@iowa-city.org or call 319-887-6110. Event is no cost.

Office of Sustainability and the Environment Open House

Office of Sustainability and the Environment Open House

February 7, 2020 - 10:00am

The OSE invites everyone to come see our new office space in 3 Jessup Hall to learn how to be more sustainable on campus - and beyond! Learn how to live a sustainable lifestyle by taking advantage of programs and resources available through the Office of Sustainability. From composting in your dorm room to joining an environmentally focused student org, we can help you discover the world of sustainability right here on campus. Stop by for your free compost bins and make a DIY plant....

Say YES to Foraging in Winter

February 9, 2020 - 1:00pm

**Registration is required. Email fowen@co.johnson.ia.us or call 319-645-1011.** Take a walk with a JCC naturalist and learn about some of the foods and medicines that can be foraged in winter! This program is mostly outdoors and features a walk over uneven terrain. We will meet at the Conservation Education Center in F.W. Kent Park. Some time will be spent on preparing foraged items. Registration is required, and space is limited.

Upcycled T-Shirt Quilting

Upcycled T-Shirt Quilting

February 12, 2020 - 6:00pm

At this event, one quilt block will be assembled as demonstration, and directions will be provided on how to create a quilt out of t-shirts. ...

IIHR Centennial Exhibit GRAND OPENING

IIHR Centennial Exhibit GRAND OPENING

February 13, 2020 - 4:30pm

A River Flowed Through It: Iowa’s Legacy in Fluid Mechanics...

Frontier Co-Op Tippie Impact Competition

Frontier Co-Op Tippie Impact Competition

February 14, 2020 - 11:30am

This competition is right up your alley if you’re interested in using business practices to help solve some of the most challenging social and environmental issues of our time. Learn how to develop a sustainable business model and identify environmental and social components that factor into the long-term profitability and viability of your business. Throughout the competition, consult with faculty, business owners, and sustainability professionals to work through your business model canvas....

Winter Gardening Fair

February 15, 2020 - 8:00am

The day will be filled with gardening classes taught by Master Gardeners and other experts from around Eastern Iowa.  

UI 2030 Sustainability Goals Listening Post

UI 2030 Sustainability Goals Listening Post

February 17, 2020 - 6:00pm

The UI’s 2030 Sustainability Goals Subcommittee will be gathering feedback from UI community faculty, staff and students on the UI's 2030 Sustainability Goals. This session will include a presentation by the 2030 Sustainability Goals Subcommittee, open discussion, and feedback gathering. ...

UI 2030 Sustainability Goals Listening Post

UI 2030 Sustainability Goals Listening Post

February 18, 2020 - 3:30pm

The UI’s 2030 Sustainability Goals Subcommittee will be gathering feedback from UI community faculty, staff and students on the UI's 2030 Sustainability Goals. This session will include a presentation by the 2030 Sustainability Goals Subcommittee, open discussion, and feedback gathering. ...

Wine Cork and Bottle Upcycling Fun

Wine Cork and Bottle Upcycling Fun

February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm

Join the fun as we upcycle wine bottles and wine corks into useful items. Several examples will be provided for upcycling ideas. Materials are provided, but participants are also welcome to bring their own.  RSVP is required, as space is limited. RSVP to jane-wilch@iowa-city.org or call 319-887-6110. Event is no cost. 

Sustainable Fashion: Film Screening and Chat

Sustainable Fashion: Film Screening and Chat

February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

Film Screening: Against the backdrop of fracturing United States and Mexico relations, the non-profit Remake is shining a light on the women working in factories called 'maquilas' in their film, Made in Mexico....

Woodworking for Wildlife: Solitary Bee Hotels

Woodworking for Wildlife: Solitary Bee Hotels

February 29, 2020 - 9:00am

Did you know there are around 400 different species of native bees in Iowa? These tiny insects are responsible for pollinating many of our food crops!...