2017 Calendar of Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public!

Friday June 2nd
Imbibe Urbana First Fridays

4 PM-11 PM
Bring your kids to make anntenae headbands, see live Manduca moth larvae, and learn about various insect pollinators at the EGSA Booth during First Fridays, located on Main Street between Race and Broadway in Urbana.

Saturday June 17th
Market at the Square in Urbana

7:00 AM-12:00 PM
Visit our Science At The Market booth at the Urbana Farmer's Market to learn about the status of pollinators in North America and how you can help.

BeeBlitz with BeeSpotter
Join us in Urbana, St. Louis, and across the Midwest to celebrate the start of another National Pollinator Week. We will venture out into the surrounding areas and photograph bees, then we will show you how to upload the photos to BeeSpotter. We encourage you to bring your camera or smartphone,
Nature lovers and concerned citizens of the Midwest are invited to get outside, snap pictures of bees and upload their findings to BeeSpotter. For more information or find and event near you, visit the BeeBlitz webpage.
10:00 AM-12:00 PM : Pollinatarium
12:00 PM -1 PM : Brownbag Lunch at the Pollinatarium
1 PM-3 PM : Meadowbrook Park (call ahead)
3 PM-5 PM : Various Locations
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Monday June 19th
Common Grounds Food Co-Op
Come have your questions about pollinators and food production answered!

Wednesday June 21st
Pizza M in Urbana - Trivia Night!

7 PM-10 PM
Test your knowledge about various pollinators during our special round during Trivia Night at Pizza M in Urbana!

Friday June 23rd
Orpheum Children's Museum - Balloon Insects

12 PM-1 PM
Bring your kids to the Orpheum Children's Museum to get a balloon insect in the Butterfly Garden!

Common Grounds Food Co-Op
Come have your questions about pollinators and food production answered!

Throughout The Week
Sipyard - Bee Beers
The Courier Cafe - Pollinators for your Salads
Common Grounds Food Co-Op - Pollinators for your Produce
Delight Flower Farm - Kid-friendly Pollinator Activities