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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
Dec 11 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cabinet Door Creations
Join us at the Lime Creek Nature Center as we turn trash into treasure, repurposing cabinet doors into chalkboards, Christmas signs and décor!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 16 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Christmas Crafts
Join us out at Lime Creek for our Christmas Crafts program!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 27 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Christmas Break at Lime Creek
It’s time to get the kids out of the house for some fresh air!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 28 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing Fun!
Join us on Quarry Lake at the Lime Creek Conservation Area for a fun afternoon of ice fishing.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Jan 2 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Early Nesting Iowa Owls
The blustery, cold, snowy weather of January certainly doesn't seem like a good time for a bird to be nesting! On the contrary, some resident Iowa owls are among the earliest nesting birds!
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 27 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Woodland Restoration
Your help is needed to restore our woodlands by removing honeysuckle and other invasive species. No experience required and all supplies are provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 1 Thursday 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM Full Moon Hike
Explore the wonder and beauty of Jester Park at night under a full moon.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 6 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Lessons Learned from Prairie Restoration
Keith Summerville, professor of Environmental Science & Assistant Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Drake University will share lessons learned during his 15 years of prairie restoration research at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park

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