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Sep 25 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM After School Special - Nature's Window
All ages are invited to join us in the nature center to enjoy the new bird feeder speaker, Nature’s Window.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Sep 26 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku Forest Bathing
Research confirms the health benefits of time spent in nature, everything from improving mental health to lowering your blood pressure and fighting cancer.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - Iowa Arboretum
Mark Schneider, Executive Director of the Iowa Arboretum, Mark will speak about one of his favorite public gardens, the Iowa Arboretum.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Oct 7 Saturday 9:00 AM Lime Creek Timber Trot
Enjoy a five-mile trail run among the beautiful fall colors of the Lime Creek Nature Center.
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Oct 19 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Halloween Hike
It’s almost Halloween, and the woods at Lime Creek will come alive with all kinds of interesting creatures with environmental messages to tell.
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Oct 30 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lime Creek Littles - Scary Animals
Lime Creek Littles is for children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult. On the eve of Halloween, we’ll discuss some of nature’s “scariest” creatures.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Nov 7 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Honey Bees
The 2017 Iowa Honey Queen, Carly Raye, will talk about honeybees, honey, beekeeping, and beyond!
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Nov 13 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lime Creek Littles - Talkin' Turkey!
Lime Creek Littles is for children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so let’s learn all about this crazy bird – the wild turkey.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Nov 29 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM For Seniors Only - A Visit with Ding Darling
Join us as Jay N. “Ding” Darling (actor Tom Milligan) visits with the audience, as an old friend, in his 11th office at The Des Moines Register.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 5 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. Older Wiser Livelier Seniors - How Iowa was Made
Ancient sea creatures, woolly mammoths, and metros from outer space! Sound like a sci-fi movie? Actually, they all have something to do with the history of Iowa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 9 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Woodland Restoration Work Days
Your help is needed to restore our woodlands by removing honeysuckle and other invasive species. No experience is necessary and equipment is provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park

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