On March 17, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds declared a statewide public health disaster emergency in response to the state's coronavirus outbreak. The proclamation includes the restriction of in-person gatherings of 10 or more people along with the temporary closing of several businesses in the arts, culture and entertainment sector.

Most of the public gatherings listed on the Hoopla calendar are canceled or postponed through the end of April. Please check with event organizers to confirm the status of events you see listed.

A virtual option has been created to post and search for those events and programs that are offering an online gathering opportunity for our Hoopla readers. Enjoy!

House Plants and Fairy Gardens

  • Details

  • 2/18/20
  • 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Free
  • Ages 17+
  • Categories

  • Community
  • Hobby

Event Description

The Family Caregivers Center of Mercy will hold a session on House Plants & Fairy Gardens. Houseplants can brighten a space, bring some of the outdoors in, and even clean the air we breathe.  Come learn about the various types of houseplants available today.  Find out which will thrive and grow in your home and what they need to stay healthy.  As a hands-on activity, learn how to create and take home your own fairy garden in a tea cup. This session will be facilitated by Linn County Master Gardener Rose Milden.


 Registration is required. To register or to request caregiving assistance at the while attending this event, please let us know 48 hours in advance by calling (319) 221-8866 or emailing fcgc@mercycare.org.  Class size is limited to 15.  Caregivers and care receivers are invited. For caregivers: 18+

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