Matt Krug, Media Relations, Cedar Rapids Linn County by ers11205

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									                                                    1954 County Home Road Marion, IA 52302
                                                    Phone (319) 377-5290 Fax (319) 377-5480
                                                                     www.solidwasteagency.org
October 6, 2009


RESERVATIONS DUE FRIDAY OCTOBER 9 FOR FREE FAMILY EVENT AT KNIGHTS FARM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:       Matt Krug, Media Relations, Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency
               (319) 350-4318

The Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency along with Knights Pumpkin Farm will be
hosting a free environmental event on Saturday, October 10, 2009. The activities start at 1:30pm
with supervised activities for kids ages 5 – 12. Hay rack rides, a one-acre corn maze to wander,
and corn based plastic activities will provide plenty of entertainment for your family. Grab a free
bag of popcorn at 2:30pm and enjoy a showing of “Addicted to Plastic”, a film by Ian Connacher.
This 55 minute film educates as well as entertains and is open to all ages. After the film, kids can
pick out a pumpkin with the adults that are along for the fun!

A second showing of an extended version of the film will take place at 5:30pm followed by a bon-
fire and free smores. All activities are free but reservations are required. Reservations can be
made by logging on to the Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency website at
www.solidwasteagency.org or by calling 319-377-5290. The deadline for reservations is Friday,
October 9 at 4:00pm.

Knights Pumpkin Farm is located just North of Whittier at 3482 Whittier Rd. For directions and
more information, log on to www.knightsfarm.com or call 319-854-7057.

The Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency is dedicated to proper disposal of all waste
generated in the Linn County area. Services include recycling centers, proper household
chemical disposal, compost and landfilling. More information can be obtained at
www.solidwasteagency.org .


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