Calendar of Johnson County Events
2014

November
The Gobble Wobble: Our Autumn Hike
Ryerson's Woods, Iowa City
Sunday, November 23, starting at 11:00 am

Please join TAKO on Sunday, November 23rd starting at 11:00 am at Ryerson’s Woods in Iowa City. Outdoor enthusiast and TAKO board member Risa Dotson Eicke will be hiking with kids on the 1 mile loop in Ryerson’s Woods.

After the hike, stay for a free lunch and kids’ activities!

This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. Advance registration is requested, but not required. If you plan to bring a group of 6 or more, e-mail earthview01@gmail.com; this will help us to plan for equipment and food preparation.

Remember to dress appropriately
Layers are always a great option for cold weather conditions. Bring a hat, gloves, and any other items you may need to be comfortable in the outdoors. You may want to bring a binoculars and a camera!

Directions
Ryerson’s is located at 2961 Old Highway 218 South (Oak Crest Hill Road SE). From Iowa City, take Riverside Drive south, just past the Johnson County Fairgrounds on the right. From 218, take exit 89.


Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for postponements and cancellations due to weather conditions.

 

Embrace Your Geekness Day
**POSTPONED**
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area, Iowa City

Come celebrate “Embrace Your Geekness Day” with TAKO. Adults gather your kids, come and embrace your geeky side with fun, science related activities. Be prepared to get wet and possible sprayed with bubbles and “washable paint”. TAKO will be hosting an event Saturday, July 12th at the Iowa City’s Terry Trueblood Recreation Area. To get there take Gilbert Street/Sand Road south to intersection with McCollister Blvd. Stay tuned to the website/Facebook for updates and cancellations.

Please bring a squirt gun/water blaster/other to the event if you have one. Participants should dress to get wet and muddy. We may be using paint and dyes. Dress in layers and be prepared for a range of weather conditions. Bring a hat, work gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellant, drinking water, and any other items you may need to be comfortable in the outdoors. Participants are encouraged to bring a digital camera and/or binoculars.

Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. Advance registration is requested, but not required. Questions about the event can be directed to TAKO President, Judy Joyce at (319)-330-3833 or by e-mail at earthview01@gmail. com.

Advance registration is requested, but not required for families. Those bringing six or more people should register to help TAKO plan equipment and food needs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


For More Information:
Judy Joyce
319-330-3833
Kata McCarville
contact@takeakidoutdoors.org
563-542-3590

 

Contact TAKO by email - contact@takeakidoutdoors.org