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Dec 19 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Snow!
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
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 10:00 AM Little Sprouts! Annie and the Wild Animals
Pay a visit to Wickiup's wild animals!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 20 Thursday 3:00 PM Winter Solstice Snowshoe or Hike
Take a walk or snowshoe in the woods on one of the shortest days of the year.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM KinderNature- Winter Solstice Party
Learn about the winter solstice and the movements of the Earth. This is part of our homeschool series geared for Kdg-3rd grade.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wickiup's Wandering Woods Club!
Make some new friends while you enjoy the center - indoors and out!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning 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 24 Monday Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center Closed in observance of Christmas Eve holiday.
Monday, December 24: The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center is Closed in observance of Christmas Eve holiday.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Dec 25 Tuesday The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center Closed in observance of Christmas holiday.
The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center is Closed in observance of Christmas holiday.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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 27-28 Thursday 2:00 PM - 9:00 AM Winter Nature Adventure Overnight Camp
Youth in grades 4th-6th are welcome to Winter Nature Adventure Overnight Camp! Come participate in fun, hands on winter, and nature activities while making new friends.
Youth Camps Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
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 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 The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center Closed in observance of New Year’s Day.
The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center is Closed in observance of New Year’s Day.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jan 3, 2019 Thursday The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center’s Heating and Cooling (HVAC) system and is being replaced.
January 3 – April 1: The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center’s Heating and Cooling (HVAC) system is being replaced.
Special Events Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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 5 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Snowshoe Hike
Learn how fun and easy snowshoeing can be while experiencing the great outdoors. Wear warm waterproof boots.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jan 8 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Tales
Pre-schoolers, join us with an adult for this special story time. We’ll hike too, weather permitting.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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 8 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Tropical Biodiversity
James Pease, PHD, will be present to discuss the importance of Tropical Biodiversity. The tropics are places of amazing beauty and biodiversity, filled with plants and animals exotic and fascinating to us.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
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