Go & Do April 18, 2019April 18, 2019 This weekend in Jasper County features Earth Day, Easter activities and more. Scroll through the photos for more details. Earth Day 2019 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge In honor of Earth Day, Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge invite volunteers to help us restore prairie and oak savanna ecosystems. During this event, volunteers will participate in stewardship activities. Groups and individuals are welcome. Free lunch provided by the Friends of Neal Smith NWR. Registration is required. Call 515-994-3400 or email Doreen_vanryswyk@fws.gov to register.Coffee with the Mayor 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday Newton Public Library Mayor Michael L. Hansen will host a Coffee with the Mayor Saturday at the Newton Public Library, 100 N. Third Ave. W. This is an opportunity for the mayor to meet with residents, hear their concerns and connect with the citizens of Newton.Spring Market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Colfax Historical Society & Museum Join Colfax Main Street for Spring Market and Egg-Stravaganza. Main Street is hosting a spring product and craft vendor market at The Colfax Historical Society building, 900 N. Walnut St. The event will also feature a fun children’s Egg-Stravaganza Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. in the field next to the Historical Society (ages 1-13, all children must be accompanied by an adult). Parents are encouraged to make sure their children are wearing closed toed shoes and leg coverings due to long grass.YMCA Egg Hunt 10 a.m. Saturday Newton YMCA Hop on over to the Newton YMCA for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Kids of all ages will have the chance to grab some goodies on the soccer fields behind the Y. Meet the Easter bunny and hunt for tickets for the prize table. This event is free and open to everyone.JCARL Fundrasier 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Sugar Grove Vineyards in Newton Come shop a variety of vendors and crafters in support of the Jasper County Animal Rescue League. There will also be a raffle table with items from each vendor and all proceeds go to JCARL.