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Jun 28 Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Natures Playdates - Life in a Pond
Explore, discover and play in your local parks with a Polk County Naturalist. Meet families interested in getting their children outdoors for natural play and discovery.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 28 Wednesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Picnics in the Park
Dig into Dinosaurs at Picnics in the Park "T is for Terrible"!
Programs Mitchell Interstate Park
Jun 28 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival Hike
Survival Hike - Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jun 28 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Feathers Camp
Spend a morning or afternoon learning about our feather friends!
Special Events Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
Jun 29 Thursday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Budding Naturalist- Age 3 & 4- June 29, 2017- 8:30 am- noon
Budding Naturalist- Age 3 & 4- June 29, 2017- 8:30 am- noon
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Jun 29 Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Feathers Camp
Spend a morning or afternoon learning about our feather friends!
Special Events Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
Jun 29 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Princess Adventures
Do you know a little girl who loves princesses? Want to encourage her to dress up AND have fun exploring the outdoors at the same time?
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 29 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival Hike
Survival Hike - Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 30 Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Naturalist Lunch Box - Mammals
Naturalist Lunch Box second program of the year is mammals.
Programs Buena Vista South Cove Park
Jul 1 Saturday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Music in the Park - Tropical Steel
This Caribbean Steel Band has been performing their “sweet island sounds” since 1997
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 2 Sunday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Sand Volleyball Tournament
Sign up your team for a fun day of Sand Volleyball!
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
Jul 3 Monday Fireworks at Little Wall Lake Park
Enjoy fireworks over the lake
Special Events Hamilton Little Wall Lake Park
Jul 3 Monday 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Fireworks
Planning our best fireworks show ever!
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
Jul 4 Tuesday Kids Fishing Derby
Celebrate the Fourth with a Kids Fishing Derby!
Special Events Linn Pinicon Ridge Park
Jul 5 Wednesday Have Nature, Will Travel
Join us at a park in your area!!!
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jul 5 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Natue Story Hour
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jul 5 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour - Gaints of the Prairie
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
Jul 6 Thursday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Underground Treasures- Ages 7-9- July 6 & 7, 2017- 9 am- 2 pm
Underground Treasures- Ages 7-9- July 6 & 7, 2017- 9 am- 2 pm
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Jul 6 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Naturally Artistic - Glass Painting
Learn basic techniques of how to paint on glass.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jul 7 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Fireflies by Firelight
Bring the kids out for night of catching (and releasing) fireflies while enjoying a roasted marshmallow over a fire.
Special Events Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 7 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Glow-in-the-Dark Geocaching
This event is in partnership with Warren County Conservation and Indianola Parks & Recreation. Come learn about geocaching and search for glow-in-the-dark objects with a GPS unit.
Special Events Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Jul 8 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Family Fishing Clinic- Rivers Bend Campground
Family Fishing Clinic- Rivers Bend Campground-Rock Valley- July 8- 9 am- 11:30 pm
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove Big Sioux Park
Jul 8 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wild for Wildlife
Join a naturalist for a hike to look for clues from animals that might call Thomas Mitchell Park their home.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 8 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Creek Walk
Talk a walk and cool off as we explore and investigate life in an Iowa stream.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 8 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Stand Up Paddleboarding
Bring the family out to enjoy a beautiful afternoon learning how to Stand Up Paddleboard on Lester Pond.
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park

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