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Feb 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Home School Program - Zoology at 10
Zoology is the branch of biology that studies the members of the animal kingdom and animal life in general. This class will focus on the process of classifying animals by shared characteristics.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 21 Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Color Contest
February 21st ~ Color Contest ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek Store ~ Youngsters demonstrate their artistic flair for fantastic prizes.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 21 Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Snowshoeing & Shinrin Yoku Winter Reflection
Enjoy an active hour of snowshoeing followed by two hours of nature immersion with Shinrin Yoku. Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine Physician.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 21 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Home School Program - Zoology at 1
Zoology is the branch of biology that studies the members of the animal kingdom and animal life in general. This class will focus on the process of classifying animals by shared characteristics.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 22 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Antler Shed Hunt
Learn tips on finding shed antlers and then head outside to find sheds that have been hidden around the park just for you!
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Feb 23 Sunday 9:00 AM Breakfast with the Birds
Enjoy breakfast & birdwatching in Iowa's beautiful Loess Hills.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Feb 23 Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bald Eagle Watch
Stop by the Saylorville Visitor’s Center to learn about the bald eagle, then venture outside to view them in their natural habitat. Jester Park Lodge will host a live eagle used for education.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 25 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Encounter
February 25th ~ Animal Encounter ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Visitors learn about a new animal every week.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 25 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Range ~ Archery
Our range in the lower level of the Eco Center and will be open to public arriving by 6 PM. Our range master will provide safe and practical instruction through the use our equipment. An Adult must accompany children.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 25 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek Meeting
Friends of Rock Creek Meeting ~ 6 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Our meetings are the 4th Tuesday of every month. We will be prepping for our annual Trivia Night on Saturday, February 29th. We’d be glad to have your help!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 27 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Book Worms - American Wolf
Join our book club with Naturalist Heidi Anderson to discuss American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 28 Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Movie & Popcorn
February 28th ~ Movie & Popcorn ~ 10:30 AM Rock Creek ~ This is a full screen movie for the kiddos complete with popcorn! Try lunch at our café after the show.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 29 Saturday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Fishing Has No Boundaries (FHNB) & Friends of Rock Creek (FORC) Trivia Night
Challenge your brains with some good food and friends all for a good cause!! Join us for a fun night of trivia fun at the Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Okefenokee Swamp
The great Okefenokee Swamp evolved from the depths of the ocean and has existed for thousands of years.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Encounter
March 3rd ~ Animal Encounter ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Kids meet a different animal each week.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 3 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Range ~ Archery
Open Range ~ Archery ~ Our range in the Eco Center and will be open to public arriving by 6 PM. Our range master will provide safe and practical instruction through the use our equipment. An Adult must accompany children.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 5 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales - Nocturnal Animals
Let your imagination run wild with this fun, nature-themed story time! Hear a story followed by the naturalist’s choice of an activity such as an animal encounter, puppets or a craft. Recommended for ages 3-6.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 6 Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Color Contest
March 6th ~ Color Contest ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ We will have a different color page for kids each day. Kids will get a small prize and the pages will be displayed for the week!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 7 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:29 AM Maple Tree Tapping
Join us March 7 for a short program and demonstration on maple tree tapping at the Prairie Woods Nature Center.
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Mar 7 Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM A Good Oak
Explore nature & philosophy during this free, introductory program.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Mar 7 Saturday 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM Watercolor Class
Learn to paint with watercolor! We will cover the basics, discussing paints, brushes, paper, and technique before moving onto painting our first work of art.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 9 Monday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Full Moon Hike
Explore the wonder and beauty of Thomas Mitchell Park at night under a full moon.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Mar 10 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Encounter
March 10th ~ Animal Encounter ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Kids meet a different animal each week.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 10 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Range ~ Air Rifles
Open Range ~ Air Rifles ~ Our range in the Eco Center is open to the public. The event will include safety and practical instruction through the use our equipment. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 10 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM Mindfulness & Movement Class
Sometimes we forget we are part of nature, sharing water and air with all other beings on the planet. Controlling our breath and moving our bodies in focused ways can bring back a connection with the natural world.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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