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Volunteer at Viva Chicago Festival

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Hello Master Gardeners,

We are in need of 2 - 4 Master Gardeners each day to conduct the Insect Petting Zoo at Viva Chicago. Please contact Nancy Kreith at or at 773-233-0476 if interested. Details below:

What: Insect Petting Zoo - Showing off Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, Giant Millipedes and a Tarantula

When: Saturday& Sunday, August 25 & 26

Where: Grant Park - Viva Chicago Festival

Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Details: Limited parking passes are available, snacks and water will be provided.

Day of Event Contact: Sonia Lopez (cell) 708-567-8649

Thank you for your time.

Nancy Kreith
Extension Program Coordinator
University of Illinois Extension
3807 W. 111th St.
Chicago, IL. 60655
p 773.233.0476
c 708.567.6101
Please email me at

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