The Birds and Bees race will be back on June 10, 2017. Proceeds from the 5K race will support the Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Participants are encouraged to take part in a costume contest!. Awards will be given to individuals who look most like a gardener, a backyard animal, a flower, and to whoever is wearing the brightest clothing.
When: Saturday, June 10, 2017
Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Race Starts: 8 a.m.
Fee: $25 with T-shirt (by June 1)
$15 no T-shirt
Register by clicking here: http://www.active.com/newton-ia/running/distance-running-races/birds-and-bees-5k-2017
The Project AWAKE Plant Sale will start with the Pre-Sale on Friday, May 5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The entrance fee for the Pre-Sale is $5.00 and you will get first chance at the great assortment of plants.
The Plant Sale will continue Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. There is no entrance fee on Saturday.
During the first weekend in May, Project AWAKE hosts its annual plant sale which features a variety of plants and flowers for sale. All proceeds support the efforts to keep the Newton Arboretum and Botanical Garden looking great.
Project AWAKE and Friends of Newton Parks teams up the first Saturday of December to host Breakfast With Santa. The event features delicious pancakes (along with eggs and sausage), holiday themed-activities for children (making ornaments, decorating sugar cookies) and a visit from the man in red himself - SANTA CLAUS. The event is a fun outreach for Project AWAKE and the money raised supports the efforts to provide great outdoor space for individuals and families in Newton.
Meet Santa Claus on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017