mycountyparks.com
Returning Member?   Would you like to become a member of this site? Register Now!
Skip Navigation LinksHome > Counties > Jackson > Events

Jackson County




What
When  (from / to)
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
to 
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
County

Park

Date / TimeEventCategoryPark
Sep 25 Thursday
5:00 PM
Fall Canoe Trip
Enjoy a leisurely paddle through the channels at the refuge. Watch for migrating waterfowl!

Other Location Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 27 Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Youth Outdoor Skills Day
Youth ages 8-18 are welcome to come and experience outdoor skills such as archery, shooting, canoeing, kayaking, orienteering and outdoor cooking.

Special Events Hurstville Interpretive Center
Sep 28 Sunday
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Window Planter Box Workshop
Join Dean Nelson & Bonnie Daemmrich in building a window planter box for your home. All the materials will be provided for you to build a 4’ long x 7.25” high window planter box (if you need a planter box shorter or longer than 4 feet let us know). 

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 3 Friday
5:30 PM
Group Geocaching Hike
Join area geocachers in looking for caches at the park. GPS units will be available for use for those that don’t have one.

Special Events Jackson County Recreation Trail
Oct 6-24 Monday
River of Words Exhibit
The work of thirty-six Iowa students are winners, runner-ups or honorable mention in the 2014 international River of Words contest.

Special Events Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 10 Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Fun Day
Join us for a fun no-school day. All ages welcome! Take a walk through the prairie, make a leaf collage, feed the live animals. Optional, bring a picnic to enjoy afterwards.

Special Events Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 11 Saturday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Build a Fishing Rod Workshop
Create your own custom 6-foot spinning rod at this workshop. Experienced rod builder Francis Fischer will provide all the materials necessary and show you step by step how to create your own rod.

Special Events Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 11 Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Drive on the Rec Trail
Normally closed to vehicles, we are opening it up one day only to motor vehicles—cars, trucks, 4-wheelers. Start at the Spragueville parking lot for a ‘one-way’ drive down the trail to Z34.

Special Events Jackson County Recreation Trail
Oct 12 Sunday
2:00 PM
Flight of the Passenger Pigeon
From billions to none, 2014 marks the centenary of the passenger pigeon’s extinction. Join a naturalist for an interesting and informative presentation about the once most abundant bird in America.

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 14 Tuesday
6:00 PM
Friends of Jackson Co Cons Fall Business Meeting
Potluck 6:00, Program 6:30, Meeting 7:00 pm

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 18 Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:31 PM
Prairie Creek Work Day
Join us in completing some projects at our newest park. We will remove fencing, clear invasive species, and establish some woodland trails.

Special Events Prairie Creek Recreation Area
Oct 18 Saturday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Halloween Hike—Theme: Animal Friend or Foe
Bring your family to the Hurstville Interpretive Center for some Halloween fun with a nature twist. Activities include a craft, games, snack, and a trail hike full of characters with environmental messages.

Special Events Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 25 Saturday
1:00 PM
Teeth, Claws, and Camouflage
Examine how teeth, claws, and camouflage help animals survive during this hands-on program. Animal ‘artifacts’ will be used to discuss the animal’s adaptations. Kid friendly!

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Oct 25 Saturday
1:00 PM
Teeth, Claws, and Camouflage
Examine how teeth, claws, and camouflage help animals survive during this hands-on program. Animal ‘artifacts’ will be used to discuss the animal’s adaptations. Kid friendly!

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 1 Saturday
9:00 AM
Group Geocaching Hike
Join area geocachers in looking for caches at the park. GPS units will be available for use for those that don’t have one.

Programs Black Hawk Wildlife Area
Nov 1 Saturday
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Live Birds of Prey
Scott County Conservation Naturalist will be visiting with a live screech owl, great horned owl and kestrel.

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 2 Sunday
2:00 PM
Geocaching Travel Bugs
Avid geocacher Pete Maier is back again! This time he’ll help us understand the geocaching lingo of Trackables and Travel Bugs.

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 15 Saturday
1:00 PM
Build a Bird Feeder Workshop
Get ready to feed your winter visitors! This workshop will provide the materials and instructions to build your own Hanging Sunflower Bird Feeder.

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 16 Sunday
2:00 PM
Sun, Soil, Wine and Happiness
Learn how the geology of our area produces the wine we have, and how it compares to Italy’s geology and wine. Following the presentation, we’ll have wine tasting and food sampling.

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 18 Tuesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Talking Turkeys
We are extending the hours of the Center for people to visit after work and school. In addition to looking at the exhibits and seeing the live animals, take part in our turkey activities.

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Nov 22 Saturday
1:00 PM
Reclaim Your Holidays
Following the presentation, participants are welcome to create some ‘green’ gift packaging to take home with them.

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 6 Saturday
9:00 AM
Group Geocaching Hike
Join area geocachers in looking for caches at the park. GPS units will be available for use for those that don’t have one.

Programs McNeil Nature Preserve
Dec 7 Sunday
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Upcycled Crafts
Join a naturalist and others in making things from discarded materials.

Programs Hurstville Interpretive Center


11
Links  |  EMPLOYMENT  |  Privacy Policy  |  Affiliate Groups  |  IACCB  |  WINTERFEST  |  REAP  |  Security Policy

RED