Fall Fun Fest & International Migratory Bird Day

Thank you for making the 2015 Fall Fun Fest a success this year. We had around 200 people show up and we want to thank you all for your support.

We hope this year's Fall Fun Fest will be bigger than ever! The city of Kenosha and the county of Kenosha are both Bird Cities and are once againg planning a joint International Migratory Bird Day event on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Pringle Nature Center. It will be in conjunction with our annual fall festival and will be titled "Fall Fun Fest: Birds & Butterflies - Spread Your Wings for Bird Conservation"

Activities include Falconer Ed Foster, hayrides, Monarch tagging, bird crafts, and more! For more information please contact either Kenosha County Parks at 262-857-1869 or the Pringle Nature Center at 262-857-8008.

Volunteers are extremely important to this event and will be needed to make this day a success. If you are interested in set-up or clean-up, food service, craft activities, greeting or ticket sales please contact Kay Wikel at dwikel@wi.rr.com.

How You Can Help Birds

20 Ways to Conserve Birds

Fest Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors!

County Executive Jim Kreuser

Hoy Audubon

Kenosha County

Kenosha County Parks

City of Kenosha

Tentative Schedule of Events

On-going Activities

• Hayrides

• Food

• Green Exhibitors

• Temporary Tattoos

• Falconer

• Kids Crafts

Fest Exhibitors

Gateway Technical College Center for Sustainable Living

Kallie Johnson

3520 30th Ave

Kenosha, WI 53144

262-564-2196

johnsonka@gtc.edu

www.gtc.edu/sustainable-gateway

The Center for Sustainable Living at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha is a model home for sustainable materials and practices. It also serves as a learning center for K-12 school groups through field trips and for adults through monthly workshops. Come visit us to learn about sustainable living!

Hoy Audubon of Racine/Kenosha Counties

www.hoyaudubon.org

Bird identification, habitat, and conservation.

Kenosha Public Library

• Southwest Library, 7979 38th Ave

• Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave

• Simmons Library, 711 59th Pl

• Uptown Library, 2419 63rd St

262-564-6100

www.mykpl.info

Make a fall-inspired craft using natural materials and get information about Kenosha Public Library's fall programs for kids and adults.

Nippersink Creek Honey Company

Peter Staniec

10205 408th Ave

Genoa City, WI 53128

262-607-0026

pstaniec@charter.net

Promote beekeeping and will have an observation hive with live bees.

Pressed Creations

Cindy Hapanowicz

823 22nd Ave

Kenosha, WI 53140

262-496-9269

cynthiahapanowicz@sbcglobal.net

pressedcreations.vpweb.com

Monarch rearing; milkweed propagation; milkweed seed distribution