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Written by Ron Summers   
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 13:39
Davenport. Iowa, November 7, 2011 –The new Fejervary Learning Center will have an open house on November 15, 2011 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The public is invited to attend. Fejervary Park is located at 1759 W 12th Street.

On display at the Learning center will be a show area of the 50 state trees. Tree saplings will be given away at the event as supplies last. The Davenport Public Library will also present a story time for children at 3:30 pm and again at 4:15 pm. There will also be an adaptive gardening seminar, and advice in preparing beds for winter. Visitors can also see designs for the natural playground and tree deck, and Juan Diaz Rancheros will discuss their program and give visitors an opportunity to pet a horse. Juan Diez Rancheros, which provides therapy through horses for students from schools across Davenport, has been a part of Fejervary Park for several years.

Fejervary Learning Center is ongoing project to rejuvenate the facilities at Fejervary Park. After the zoo at Fejervary Park closed, Parks and Recreation created a five year plan that included created a children’s center focused on environmental education. This open house will showcase progress to date on the Learning Center.

“This facility will provide a great exposure to nature for children,” said Greg Wolf, environmental education supervisor for Parks and Recreation.

What :  Fejervary Learning Center Open House

When:  November 15, 2011, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Where:  Fejervary Park, 1759 W 12th Street, Davenport IA

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