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Environmental Fun Fair

Event Dates

  • 07/09/2023 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event Description

Join Dane County Parks for an Environmental Fun Fair located on the grounds of our Lussier Family Heritage Center facility. This FREE fun afternoon will be full of hands on activities centered around nature, recreation, and science and have learning opportunities appropriate for all ages.

Activities will include:

๐ŸŒง๏ธ Rainfall Simulator - Madison Area Municipal Stormwater Partnership

๐ŸŒป Prairie Walks - Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area

๐Ÿ—‘๏ธ Mobil Trash Lab - Dane County Waste & Renewables

โ™ป๏ธ Recycling Game - Sustain Dane

โ˜€๏ธ Renewable Energy Info - Dane County Office of Energy & Climate Change

๐Ÿ’จ Wind Turbine Design Challenge - Wisconsin Energy Institute

โ›ฐ๏ธ Geologic Landforms - Ice Age Trail Alliance

๐Ÿฆ‹ Native Plants and Pollinators - UW Extension

๐Ÿฆ Bird and Nature Activities - Madison Friends of Urban Nature (FUN)

๐ŸฆŽ Learn about amphibians and reptiles - Madison Area Herpetological Society

๐ŸฆŠ Skins, Skulls and Scat Touch Table - Aldo Leopold Nature Center

๐Ÿงช Hands on STEM activity – Dane County 4H and UW Biotechnology Center

๐Ÿ“ Fruit and Veggie Hopscotch – Dane County 4H

๐Ÿ‚ Nature Craft on our Lower Patio

๐Ÿ”Ž Scavenger Hunt starting at the Lower Patio - check back to get a prize once complete

๐Ÿ•๏ธ Camping Demo with Sierra Club Four Lakes Group

๐Ÿ”ฌ Diagnostic Laboratory with Microscope - WI Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

๐ŸŽจ Face Painting by Antsy Pants Paints

๐Ÿ’ก Discovering Basic Electricity - Wisconsin Science Museum


Activities under both solar shelter, the big oak tree and the lower level of the Center. Parking is available at the Heritage Center and across the road at the Capital City Trail/Lower Yahara River Trail Trailhead (3102 Lake Farm Road).

Spanish interpreters will be on site and available to help where needed.

Is your organization interested in having a booth or activity? Email to get in touch.


Lussier Family Heritage Center (3101 Lake Farm Rd, Madison)


Categories: Festival, Kids & Family, Parks