Environmental Fun Fair

Event Dates

  • 07/10/2022 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Event Description

Join Dane County Parks at our first ever 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 and learning opportunities appropriate for all ages.  Activities will include:

  • Rainfall Simulator - Madison Area Municipal Stormwater Partnership
  • Prairie Walks - Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area
  • Mobil Trash Lab - Dane County Waste & Renewables
  • Renewable Energy Info - Dane County Office of Energy & Climate Change
  • Native Plants and Pollinators - UW Extension 
  • Learn about amphibians and reptiles - Madison Area Herpetological Society
  • Hands on STEM activity – Dane County 4H and UW Biotechnology Center
  • Fruit and Veggie Hopscotch – Dane County 4H
  • Guided bike ride along the Lower Yahara River Trail (bring your bike and helmet or borrow ours - we have adult and youth sizes) 
  • Nature Craft on our Lower Patio
  • Scavenger Hunt starting at the Lower Patio - check back to get a prize once complete
  • Dream Bus - Madison Public Library
  • Camping Demo - Sierra Club Four Lakes Group
  • Skins, Skulls and Scat Touch Table - Aldo Leopold Nature Center
  • All of Us Research Program - UW School of Medicine & Public Health

We are working with the Sierra Club Four Lakes Group to arrange a shuttle from the Village on Park to the Lussier Family Heritage Center for this event. Check back before this event to see the shuttle schedule.




Lussier Family Heritage Center (3101 Lake Farm Road, Madison)
Activities under both solar shelter, the big oak tree and the lower level of the Center



Categories: Health & Fitness, Kids & Family, Parks