OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - History of Yellow Banks and Thomas Mitchell Parks

Jester, Lewis A., Park, Polk County

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Looking for an excuse to get out of the house, make some new friends, enjoy a good meal and learn about the exciting world of nature? Then join us! These programs are held the first Tuesday of each month. The nature program will start at 11:00 a.m. at the Jester Park Lodge. An optional luncheon follows the program at noon in which pre-registration is required. Luncheon registration deadline is August 30. The cost of the catered lunch (creamy chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, bread, and dessert) by The Radish is $10.

Yellow Banks Park is a 576+ acre park resting on the bluffs overlooking the Des Moines River. This park has a deep Native American history. Ranger Charlie Finch, will share some of the artifacts found on the property. He will also focus on recent watershed improvements, pond restorations, and the addition of four rental cabins. Finch will also talk about Thomas Mitchell Park named after Polk County’s first permanent English-speaking settler. This 179-acre park includes a beautiful oak hickory woodland and numerous improvements to the pond and Camp Creek. 

To Register

Register Online

Register for optional luncheon only

What

OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - History of Yellow Banks and Thomas Mitchell Parks

When

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Jester Park Lodge
11407 NW Jester
Granger, IA 50109
Questions please call, 515.323.5339.
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Cost

Adults - $10.00

Category

Programs