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Dec 19 Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Light the Night ( Dec. 19 5:30-7)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 20 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Light the Night (12/20)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 20 Thursday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Light the Night (12/20 from 7:30-9)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 21-23 Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Holiday Open House
Visit the Loess Hills Lodge at Hitchcock Nature Center during our three day Holiday Open House!
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 21 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Light the Night
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 21 Friday 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Light the Night (just added)
Celebrate winter’s official arrival and the longest night of the year! We will take a short hike along the Discovery Trail lit with luminaries, enjoy a fire under the stars and share a cup of hot cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 22 Saturday 10:00 AM Winter Adaptations Hike
Explore animal adaptations in Iowa's Loess Hills at this fun family hike.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 24-25 Monday Eco Center Closed
24th & 25th~ Eco Center Closed ~ Rock Creek ~ The Eco Center will be closed for the Christmas Holiday.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 25 Tuesday Happy Holidays from the Friends of Rock Creek!!!!
Happy Holidays!!!! No meeting this month.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 27 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Air Rifle Target Shooting
Target shooting is a lifelong sport and can be practiced for most at an early age and continue through adulthood. Learn the basics of air rifle target shooting from PCC naturalists certified from the Student Air Rifle Program.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 28 Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Winter Day Camp 1
Winter Break Camp
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Dec 28 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Winter Hike
Take a hike with a naturalist and discover the wonder of the forest in the winter. FREE. No registration required.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 28 Friday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Winter Break Fun!
Come out to Lake Iowa and celebrate winter break!
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Dec 31 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Noon Year's Eve
Come celebrate the New Year with Mother Nature. Activities will include a short nature hike, noisemaker craft, animal themed snack and a countdown to midnight.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 31 Monday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Noon Year's Eve
Come celebrate the New Year with Mother Nature. Activities will include a short nature hike, noisemaker craft, animal themed snack and a countdown to midnight.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 1, 2019 Tuesday Eco Center - Closed
Closed for the New Year's Holiday.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jan 3 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales
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.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 6 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Upcycle Your Old T-shirts
Make your old t-shirts into new items like a tote bag, head band, scarf, and more!
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Jan 8 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Iowa's Hidden Treasures
Everyone know that Iowa is "good soil" for growing agricultural crops and gardening. Over the decades, our state also has proven to be a great incubator for nurturing talented individuals who became famous nationally and sometimes, internationally.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 9 Wednesday 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM Mindfulness and 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
Jan 10 Thursday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee and Chat
Join us for coffee and conversation to learn about the latest happenings at the Jester Park Nature Center. This is a social hour meant for meeting staff and others who enjoy nature.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 11-14 Friday Minnesota Avian Adventure with Naturalist, Matt Wetrich
Join us for our 6th annual coach bus trip to the gorgeous North Woods of Minnesota.
Trips Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Jan 12 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mike Sawyer Memorial Youth Ice Fishing Derby
The Boone County Conservation Board invites youth under the age of 16 to participate in a fun-filled, free, morning of ice fishing on Don Williams Lake!
Programs Boone Don Williams Recreation Area
Jan 12 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Open Archery Range
The archery range will be open to anyone 12 years old and older to experience the sport of archery target shooting. Two trained and certified naturalist instructors will be on the range to give instruction and assist with form and technique.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 12 Saturday 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Fire Cider: A Kitchen Cabinet Remedy
Fire Cider has deep roots in traditional folk medicine. This potent infusion has powerful immune boosting, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and decongest properties. the perfect addition to your cabinet for those winter maladies.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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