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Jan 24 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Little Sprouts: Jack Frost Painting
We will talk about the science behind the frost, read a story and make a special painting!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 24 Friday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Owl Prowl
After a brief discussion around the campfire about these flying predators of the night, we’ll go for a hike and learn how to call three different species of owls.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 25 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Cross Country Ski Basics
Learn the basics of cross-country skiing and practice your skills on the trails. We will review proper clothing, equipment, and skiing techniques before going outside to ski.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 25 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing Basics
Learn the basics of ice fishing and get some hands-on experience. Bait and poles will be provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jan 25 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Winter Festival-Postponed to January 25th
Beat the winter blahs with an adventure-packed afternoon at Lime Creek!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Jan 26 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayak Safety Practice - Pool Time!
Join us at Bender Pool to work on your kayak skills and safety in the off-season. Work on your strokes, entering and exiting your kayak, or work on your roll if you wish. Helmets are required by those attempting rolls.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 28 Tuesday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Snowshoe Night Hike (5PM - 6PM)
Take a guided night snowshoe hike through Hartman Reserve!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jan 28 Tuesday 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM Snowshoe Night Hike (6:15PM - 7:15PM)
Take a guided night snowshoe hike through Hartman Reserve!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jan 30 Thursday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Book Worms
Join our book club with Naturalist Heidi Anderson to discuss Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 2 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Winter Forest Bathing
Slow down and discover the medicine of the forest!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Feb 2 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bird Feeder Palooza
Spend a fun day creating something to attract wildlife . . .
Programs Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
Feb 4 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Climate Change
Climate change is headline news! Join presenter Denise Frank for a presentation on the impacts and solutions of the global crisis that is affecting us here in Iowa. Colorful slides and clear explanations will make a tough topic easier to understand.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 4 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Winter Walk Painting with Art Uncorked
Participants will be painting on wood a "Winter Walk."  The program cost is $25 and includes all art materials, instruction, and a light snack.  Registration is required at https://elarteuncorked.com
Programs Warren Annett Nature Center and Park
Feb 6 Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Toddler Tales - Little Cloud
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
Feb 6 Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wild Times at Lime Creek - Snowshoeing
Get your kids outside for a fun hour in nature with a Lime Creek naturalist!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Feb 7 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Prowl 2020
Crazy about owls? This program is for you!
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Feb 8 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing Basics
Learn the basics of ice fishing and get some hands-on experience. Bait and poles will be provided.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Feb 8 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Scout Days (Brownie, Junior, Bear, Tiger, Wolf)
This is a Scouts Only program that is geared towards Brownies, Juniors, Bears, Tigers, and Wolfs.*(Cadettes allowed for this program).
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Feb 8 Saturday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Clinic
This clinic is for all ages of people who love snow!! Come and learn the basics of snowshoeing and cross country skiing.Children should be accompanied with an adult.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Feb 9 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Critter Club
Come visit Jester Park Nature Center’s resident turtles, snakes, and salamanders to learn about these misunderstood animals. You may even get to touch a turtle or snake.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 9 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 2nd Sunday Speaker Series: Journey to Antarctica
Local Teacher to Speak About Journey to Antarctica
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Feb 9 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayak Safety Practice - Pool Time!
Join us at Bender Pool to work on your kayak skills and safety in the off-season. Work on your strokes, entering and exiting your kayak, or work on your roll if you wish. Helmets are required by those attempting rolls.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 10 Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lime Creek Littles - The Mitten
Bring your children ages 3-6 to learn how animals survive winter.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Feb 10 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EVENT FULL: Almost Full Moon Owl Prowl with Calls
Learn about owls in Iowa from the warmth of the classroom as we build owl calls. We will then head out onto the trails to talk to the owls and attempt to call one in.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 11 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Best Puppet Show Ever
Join us for an exciting and energetic puppet show. Participants will be laughing, singing, and learning about nature as we entertain them with a scripted show starring a cast of animated puppets and props.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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