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Oct 6 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Nature Story Hour -Skulls
Join our guest reader, Pat Thompson and learn about skulls.
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Oct 6 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Live and Local - William Elliott Whitmore (NO REGISTRATION NEEDED)
Enjoy the last concert of the Live and Local Concert Series for 2022!
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Oct 20 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Nature Story Hour - Wildfires
Join our guest speaker, Smokey the Bear, and learn about wildfires.
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Oct 22 Saturday 6:00 PM Zombie Run
The Park Apocalypse has begun, and Grimes Farm will be infested with Zombies on October 22, 2022. Put on your running shoes for this spine-tingling 5K with registration beginning at 6:00 p.m. and a staggered race start beginning at 6:30
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Nov 1 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Ty Smedes Presents South Georgia Island - Nature's Masterpiece
Come see and learn about this magical place as we ply the scenic bays aboard the Ortelius, an expedition ship built to navigate some of the roughest seas in the world
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Nov 17 Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Soap Making 101
Explore the art and science of making handcrafted soap from scratch with Ann Staudt of Siberian Soap Co.!
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Nov 21 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Glass Fusing: Suncatcher Tile
Create a colorful work of art in glass! In this class, Rhonda Scott will teach you how to safely cut and grind glass, explore colors and patterns, and design your suncatcher.
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Dec 1 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wreath Making
Kick off the holiday season by creating an evergreen wreath for your front door with Marshall County Conservation Naturalist Emily Herring
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Dec 14 Wednesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Erik Murry Presents Iowa Rough-legged Hawk
The Rough-legged hawk is an arctic nesting bird that uses Iowa's fragmented habitat to over-winter, Erik will talk about how his over-winter banding program functions, including how birds are caught, handled and banded
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