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June 2017

Summer Camp: Fossils, Flowers, Birds, and Beyond

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
1876 Coralville Schoolhouse, 310 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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$100

Explore Iowa’s natural history and learn how to conserve for the future with hands-on activities! Guest speakers will discuss nature-themed topics throughout the week. Campers will discover the natural world in a new way while enjoying games and crafts at the 1876 Coralville Schoolhouse. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of Johnson County. Dates: June 26 - 30, 1pm - 5pm Ages:  entering grades 2 - 6 in fall 2017 Registration Options:  Space…

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July 2017

Open House: 1876 Schoolhouse & Old Town Hall

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1876 Coralville Schoolhouse, 310 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Free

Join us in celebrating our 50th anniversary! The 1876 Coralville Schoolhouse and Coralville Old Town Hall will be open to the public. Shuttles will be available at S.T Morrison Park courtesy of the City of Coralville.

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JCHS at the 2017 Johnson County Fair

July 24 @ 12:00 am - July 27 @ 12:00 am
Johnson County Fairgrounds, 4265 Oak Crest Hill Rd SE
Iowa City, IA 52246 United States
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Free
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Picnic at Plum Grove

July 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Free

Pack a picnic and enjoy the charms of Plum Grove! Learn about Iowa history while touring Plum Grove Historic Home. Play some pioneer lawn games and savor a snack provided by the Historic Foodies of Iowa City. Date: July 30th Time: 1:30-4:30 PM Location: 1030 Carroll St. Iowa City, Iowa This event is free and open to the public. Questions? Call 319-351-5738

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August 2017

Barns & Brews of Johnson County

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Johnson County Historical Society Museum, 860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Master Gardeners Annual Tomato Taste

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Johnson County Master Gardeners will host its fifth annual Tomato Taste. The public is invited to attend and taste red, orange, green, yellow, striped and even blue tomatoes. Held outdoors under the historic Plum Grove oak trees. Tasting will begin at 1 p.m. Participants will learn the latest information on tomato nutrition, saving seed and growing tomatoes. Plum Grove Historic Home will be open to tour during this event.

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October 2017

Annual Cemetery Walk

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saint James Old Cemetery, 900 N Summit St
Iowa City, IA United States
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Free

Take a guided walk among the tombstones and hear stories of local citizens from bygone days. Emerging from the night in period costumes, actors will tell the tales of some of Sanint Joseph's finest residents!   **Johnson County Historical Society is looking for volunteers (college age and older) to help retell the stories of local citizens within the cemetery. We have all the information gathered, we just need individuals to present it. Interested? Contact Alyssa for more information at alyssa@johnsoncountyhistory.org.

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TAKO Pumpkin Carving Party

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Poor Farm & Asylum, 4811 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246 United States
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Free

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Haunted Iowa City Tour

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

More details to come! Date may change. ****Johnson County Historical Society is looking for volunteers (college age and older) to guide/narrate the tours. We have all the information gathered, we just need individuals to present it. Interested in telling Iowa City's ghost stories? Contact Alyssa for more information at alyssa@johnsoncountyhistory.org  

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