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Dec 4 Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bird Feeder Workshop
Attract birds to your yard . . .
Special Events Floyd Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve and Center
Dec 5 Monday 10:00 AM Physical Science Homeschool Series
Middle & High School students are invited to take part in a new homeschool series we are offering this school year. Learn more about various science topics in a fun and hands-on way.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Dec 6 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SELF AM- Creature Feature Team Jeopardy
Retired and looking to get out of the house? Join us every third Tuesday of the month, and we promise you will enjoy your-SELF! 
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Dec 6 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - American Dreamer: The Life and Times of Henry A. Wallace
In this one-act play based on the award-winning book of the same name by Senator John C. Culver and John Hyde, actor Tom Milligan portrays Henry A. Wallace, the agricultural innovator and founder of Pioneer Hi-Bred seed corn company.
Programs Polk Jester Park
Dec 6 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM SELF Mid- Creature Feature Team Jeopardy
Retired and looking to get out of the house? Join us every third Tuesday of the month, and we promise you will enjoy your-SELF! 
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Dec 6 Tuesday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM SELF PM- Creature Feature Team Jeopardy
Retired and looking to get out of the house? Join us every third Tuesday of the month, and we promise you will enjoy your-SELF! 
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Dec 6 Tuesday 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Wild N’ Woodsy Art Club – Wood Cookie & Stone Ornaments
This program is for those kids that love art and nature. Children ages 8-14, come explore the outdoors with us and create a piece of art inspired by nature.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Dec 7 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Early Out Wednesdays - Whitetails!
Winter Wednesday Fun - Whitetails!
Special Events Jones Central Park
Dec 8 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fresh Holiday Wreath Making
Welcome the holiday season with a fragrant, homemade evergreen wreath. Learn about common Iowa evergreens while assembling a variety of fresh evergreen cuttings into a festive wreath, and then add your own personal touches to make it uniquely yours.
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Dec 9 Friday 1:00 PM Cedars for Celebrations
Get the ultimate in local and sustainable Christmas trees!
Programs Jackson Hurstville Fishing Pond
Dec 9 Friday 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Holiday Lights in the Park
Join us for a festive drive-thru holiday lighted park!
Special Events Ringgold Poe Hollow Park
Dec 10 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Holiday Wreath Making Workshop
Welcome the holiday season with a fragrant, homemade evergreen wreath. Learn to assemble a variety of fresh evergreen cuttings into a festive wreath, and then add your own personal touches to make it uniquely yours.
Programs Polk Jester Park
Dec 10 Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Winter Fun Day and Artist Open House
Join us for this annual event! Outdoor winter activities include sling shots, atlatl, snowshoe hikes, and marshmallows around the campfire. Visit the local vendors inside the Nature Center to shop for holiday gifts.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Dec 10 Saturday 10:00 AM Outdoor Winter Photography Workshop
Join us for an Outdoor Winter Photography Workshop at Slip Bluff Park!
Special Events Decatur Slip Bluff Park
Dec 10 Saturday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Indoor Kayaking
Got a case of cabin fever? Let’s go kayaking on a cold winter day! Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a Polk County Conservation naturalist in the comfort of an indoor pool.
Programs Polk Polk County Education Programs
Dec 10 Saturday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Woodland Wonderland: 4-5pm timeslot
Looking for a family friendly holiday activity? Join us at Hartman Reserve for Woodland Wonderland!
Special Events Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Dec 10 Saturday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Woodland Wonderland: 5-6pm timeslot
Looking for a family friendly holiday activity? Join us at Hartman Reserve for Woodland Wonderland!
Special Events Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Dec 10 Saturday 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Holiday Lights in the Park
Join us for a festive drive-thru holiday lighted park!
Special Events Ringgold Poe Hollow Park
Dec 10 Saturday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Woodland Wonderland: 6-7pm timeslot
Looking for a family friendly holiday activity? Join us at Hartman Reserve for Woodland Wonderland!
Special Events Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Dec 10 Saturday 6:00 PM Karaoke for Osborne Campground
Join Clayton County Conservation and the Turkey River Recreational Corridor to sing the night away and help raise funds to benefit the Osborne Campground Project!
Other Location Clayton Osborne Park
Dec 11 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Winter Sowing Program
Would you like to start seeds for spring planting during the winter but don’t have a greenhouse? Then join ICC Naturalist to learn about winter sowing.
Programs Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Dec 11 Sunday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Indoor Kayaking
Got a case of cabin fever? Let’s go kayaking on a cold winter day! Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a Polk County Conservation naturalist in the comfort of an indoor pool.
Programs Polk Polk County Education Programs
Dec 11 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Holiday Reset Day: Sound Bathing - Healing through Sound
If you are needing a deep relaxation break from the hustle and bustle of holiday events or just deserve some self-care, consider a sonic bath of harmonic healing tones allowing your mind and body to relax and reset.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Dec 11 Sunday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Holiday Reset Day: Yoga in the Park - Aya Dancing
A joyful dance experience, surrounded by the winter beauty of Hartman Reserve!
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Dec 11 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayaking Session at Bender Pool
No need to register here - show up at Bender with your 10 per person!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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