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Aug 23 Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grounding – Barefoot Walk in Nature
Research is finding that "grounding/earthing in nature," allowing skin to come in direct contact with the ground, has health benefits and can balance the body's central nervous system.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Aug 23 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku Japanese Forest Bathing
Explore the ancient healing path of Shinrin Yoku, or Japanese forest bathing, with Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine physician. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Sep 5 Wednesday 5:00 PM Old Time Meal
Check out the Richardson-Jakway historic house and have supper in the house that was build in 1851.
Special Events Buchanan Jakway Park
Sep 7 Friday 5:30 PM Monarch Release Party
Monarch Release Party! The Monarch butterflies are beginning their long migration to Mexico join the celebration at Clayton County Conservation.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Sep 13 Thursday 6:00 PM Monarch Tagging
Gets a hands on view of monarchs and watch them take flight!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 15 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bird Banding
View birds up close and personal as we complete a citizen science project!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 15 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Kids
Nature Kids is for children 3-5 years who want to learn about the natural world around them through stories, crafts, and outdoor exploring at Osborne.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Sep 15 Saturday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Motor Mill Art Show
2nd Annual Motor Mill Art Show. Come and enjoy the scenery, mini art classes, food, tours, and activities for all ages. Artists are encouraged to sell or display artwork inspired by the Motor Mill site and Northeast Iowa.
Special Events Clayton Motor Mill Historic Site
Sep 20 Thursday 6:00 PM Meskwaki Finger Weaving with David Brown
Create your own weaving with help from Meskwaki artist David Brown
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 22 Saturday 2:00 PM National Public Lands Day - Horsedrawn Tours
Experience spectacular fall color on this tour of the Matsell Bridge Natural Area
Special Events Linn Matsell Bridge Natural Area
Sep 25 Tuesday 6:30 PM Hunter Education Class
Get signed up for the Hunters Ed Safety Class today!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 27 Thursday 6:00 PM Meskwaki Bead Working with Mary Young Bear
Make your own bead project!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Sep 29 Saturday 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunt
Youth will be placed in groups of two and teamed with an experienced waterfowl hunter and conservation officer for a guided waterfowl hunt at Chichaqua. Mentors will provide dogs, decoys, calling skills and guidance.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Oct 6 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Meskwaki Cultural Day: Exploring Traditions
Experience a celebration of exceptional Meskwaki cultural traditions!
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 6 Saturday 5:00 PM Wild Game Cooking with Hank Shaw
Join James Beard Award Winning Blogger Hank Shaw as he prepares samples of wild game!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 13-14 Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Heritage Days
See the 1880 town of Osborne come alive with pioneer demonstrations and old time food.
Special Events Clayton Osborne Park
Oct 20 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7th Annual Wicked Wickiup Fall Fest
Trick or treat down the trail!
Special Events Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 27 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Great Atlatl Pumpkin Hunt
Try your hand at using an ancient hunting tool, the spear thrower.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Oct 27 Saturday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM R.I.P. HIke
Thomas Mitchell Park is the final resting spot of Dewitt Devotie. Who was he and why is he buried in the park? We’ll hike to his gravestone to pay our respects and try to unravel this eerie mystery.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Nov 7 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wickiup Wandering Woods Club
Join the Club!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Nov 10 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Meskwaki Maple Syrup Taps with Luke Kapayou
Make your own traditional maple syrup taps!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Nov 15 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sprouts - Stomp and Crunch!
Join us as we stomp and crunch through leaves!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Nov 18 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayaking Session at Bender Pool
Drop in kayaking event at Bender Pool - join us!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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