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May 25 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Naturally Artistic - Silk Painting
Learn the art of silk painting.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
May 26 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Paddle in the Park
Mark your calendars! Meet at the boat ramp on the south side of Big Woods Lake. $5/kayak $10/canoe.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
May 27 Saturday 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM 5K Fun Run/Walk
Walk the trails at Lake Icaria for a great cause!
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
May 27 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Youth Fishing Clinic (12 and under)
Register at Bobbers Down Marina by 10:00AM. Open to ages 12 and under.
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
May 27 Saturday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Music in the Park Four Mile Creek Band
The Four Mile Creek Band plays a variety of acoustic music including traditional bluegrass, contemporary bluegrass sounds and old time country and gospel.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
May 30 Tuesday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Blank Park Zoo Program
Join the Blank Park Zoo for a show and tell presentation featuring mystery live animals.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Jun 1 Thursday 7:00 PM Meanings Behind the Symbols Used by Prehistoric Native Americans Living on the Prairies
Learn about symbols used by Prehistoric Native Americans!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 2-4 Friday Iowa Free Fishing Days
FISH FREE
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
Jun 2 Friday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Dragons in Polk County
We have dragons living in Polk County; dragonflies and damselflies that is. Come learn how these magnificent aerialists spend most of their day hovering, diving, flying backwards and upside down.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 3 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Kids Fish Day
Celebrate Free Fishing weekend and have some fishing fun with us! Bring the whole family out to learn the art of fishing.
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Jun 6-8 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Caterpillars and Butterflies
Give your child a love of nature!
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jun 6 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - The Art of Conservation: a Visit with Ding Darling
Tom Milligan, as Jay N. “Ding” Darling visits with the audience, as an old friend, in his 11th office at The Des Moines Register.
Other Location Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 6 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Rhubarb Leaf Bird Baths
Make a bird bath from a rhubarb or hosta leaf.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 6 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Gifts from the Garden
Join Ted Lare Garden Center to get ideas and recipes of gifts you can create from you very own garden- blooming bouquets, herbal salts, scrubs, infused oils, teas, jams, jellies, butters and more!
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Jun 6 Tuesday 7:00 PM Family Pond Study
See what kind of crazy invertebrates live in the wetland!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 7 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Creepy Crawlers
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 7 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour - Birding Bonanza
Bring your picnic lunch, blanket and family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a PCC Naturalist. This family friendly program is free and all ages are welcome.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 7 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Paddling 101
Paddling was never this fun!!
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jun 7 Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Wild Edibles
Ever wonder what those pesky weeds in your yard are good for? Come take a walk on the wild edibles side! You’ll learn to identify the common, edible plants around you and get a few new recipes to try at home!
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 8 Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Outdoor Skill Day- 2017
Join us June 8, 2017 for our annual Outdoor Skills Day Event. The day will be packed with many activities to participate in. Including: canoeing, archery, shotgun, and many more outdoor skills.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Jun 8 Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Creek Study and You
Get your hands and feet wet as we dip into a creek study!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 9 Friday 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM Paddle in the Park
Mark your calendars! Meet at the boat ramp on the south side of Big Woods Lake. $5/kayak $10/canoe
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jun 9 Friday 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM Wild Night Life and Hike
Join us for a campfire program about the wild night life in Jester Park. A short hike will follow as we search for some of these nocturnal animals.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 10 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Outdoor Cooking
Participants will learn the basics of outdoor cooking techniques including cast iron Dutch ovens, tin turtles/hobo packs in the campfire, and pudgy pies.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 10 Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Fossil Expedition Adventure to Floyd County
Do you enjoy finding fossils? If so come on our fossil quest with our Naturalist as we will be looking for Devonian Period marine fossils in Floyd County at Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course

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