What To Do When EVG Book Club and Programs Are On Summer Break!

by Kris Bergren and photo by Chris Young

Eagle View Group book club and program meetings are on break until September. That gives us time to concentrate on experiencing nature besides just reading and learning about our environment! Here is a list of our outdoor activities and events. So get your calendars (or phones) ready to mark these dates!

Wednesday, May 27 at 6:00 – Weed (the verb) and Wine Night. Help take care of our garden on the Ben Butterworth Parkway in Moline. It’s the third garden west of the Captain’s Table which is where we will whine/wine over those weeds when we are finished!

Wednesday and Thursday, June 10 and 11 – Quad Cities Pollinator Conference at Jumer’s Casino. Visit us at the EVG table.

Saturday, June 13 at 10:00 – River Clean-up. Meet at the parking lot east of the Celebration Belle to pick up the river shore along our adopted river-mile on the Mississippi. Glove, grabbers and bags are provided.

Saturday, June 20 from 8:00 to 3:00 – Healthy Living Fair. We will once again have a table at the Radish Healthy Living Fair at the Freight House. Volunteers are needed. Please contact Kris Bergren at ishibook@hotmail.com if you can help!

Saturday, July 18 from 12:00 to 3:00 – Bike the Hennepin Canal. Meet at 329 – 7th Street Colona, IL for a picnic lunch before the ride or you may choose to walk!

But that’s not all! Stay in touch with us all summer long on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe to our blog and email for more event announcements and other interesting topics.

The program meetings a book club will return September 28 at the Moline Public Library with Naomi Kline’s new book This Changes Everything at 5:45 PM and a presentation from Mike Wilcox on climate change at 6:30 PM.

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