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Feb 18 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Encounter
Kids meet a different animal each week.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 18 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Range ~ Air Rifles
Our range in the lower level of the Eco Center is open to the public. The event will include safety and practical instruction through the use our equipment. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you are there by 6 PM we’ll keep shooting!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 18 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM The Solar System
The Solar System ~ 6 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ We will project a full, 12-ft. wide screen, view of our solar system visiting all 8 planets and several moons.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 19 Wednesday 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Animals Into Winter
Winter is in full swing and our wildlife have found ways to cope with the cold temperatures. Migrate, hibernation, adapt or die! Let’s explore closer while meeting an animal who braves the cold all winter long, the opossum!
Programs Clinton Other Location
Feb 21 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wake-up Animals!
Soon animals will be waking up from their long winters nap to forage once again. There will be live animals and animal artifacts for your young scientist to examine. There will also be a story, craft and snack! Admission is free!
Programs Clinton Other Location
Feb 21 Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Color Contest
February 21st ~ Color Contest ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek Store ~ Youngsters demonstrate their artistic flair for fantastic prizes.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 22 Saturday 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Public Open House, Jens-Wendt Observatory
February 22nd ~ Open House, Jens-Wendt Observatory ~ 6 PM ~ Sherman Park, north entrance ~ Amature astronomers will use large telescopes to provide you a glimpse of the heavens. Check for event confirmation before going at www.qcastro.org.
Special Events Clinton Sherman Park
Feb 23 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Youth Hunter Education Challenge Tryouts
Y.H.E.C. is a weekend-long event for kids 11-18 that takes place on June 8th at Rock Creek! Youth compete in 8 events, learn about the outdoors and have fun with other young people.
Special Events Clinton Other Location
Feb 23-29 Sunday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Youth Hunter Education Challenge Tryouts
YHEC is a weekend-long event for kids age 11-18! Youth compete in 8 events, learn about the outdoors and have fun with others. The event allows both kids and parents to come and experience a YHEC practice.
Special Events Clinton Other Location
Feb 25 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Encounter
February 25th ~ Animal Encounter ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Visitors learn about a new animal every week.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 25 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Range ~ Archery
Our range in the lower level of the Eco Center and will be open to public arriving by 6 PM. Our range master will provide safe and practical instruction through the use our equipment. An Adult must accompany children.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 25 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek Meeting
Friends of Rock Creek Meeting ~ 6 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Our meetings are the 4th Tuesday of every month. We will be prepping for our annual Trivia Night on Saturday, February 29th. We’d be glad to have your help!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 28 Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Movie & Popcorn
February 28th ~ Movie & Popcorn ~ 10:30 AM Rock Creek ~ This is a full screen movie for the kiddos complete with popcorn! Try lunch at our café after the show.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 29 Saturday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Clinton County Ducks Unlimited Banquet
29th ~ Clinton County Ducks Unlimited ~ 5 PM ~ Rastrelli’s, Clinton ~ Contact Ruth Marsh at 212-8133.
Special Events Clinton Other Location
Feb 29 Saturday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Fishing Has No Boundaries (FHNB) & Friends of Rock Creek (FORC) Trivia Night
Challenge your brains with some good food and friends all for a good cause!! Join us for a fun night of trivia fun at the Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 3 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Encounter
March 3rd ~ Animal Encounter ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Kids meet a different animal each week.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 3 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Range ~ Archery
Open Range ~ Archery ~ Our range in the Eco Center and will be open to public arriving by 6 PM. Our range master will provide safe and practical instruction through the use our equipment. An Adult must accompany children.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 6 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Mighty Minnows
March 6th ~ Mighty Minnows ~ 10 AM ~ Discovery Center, Clinton ~ There’s nothing sweeter than hearing a child squeal with delight when catching a live minnow. A story will follow with a craft and snack! Admission is free!
Programs Clinton Other Location
Mar 6 Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Color Contest
March 6th ~ Color Contest ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ We will have a different color page for kids each day. Kids will get a small prize and the pages will be displayed for the week!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 10 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Encounter
March 10th ~ Animal Encounter ~ 11 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ Kids meet a different animal each week.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 10 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Range ~ Air Rifles
Open Range ~ Air Rifles ~ Our range in the Eco Center is open to the public. The event will include safety and practical instruction through the use our equipment. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 12 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM A Nature Story
A Nature Story ~ Floppers and loppers, animal’s ears come in all shapes an sizes! This FREE and kid-friendly program gives them a chance to investigate animal’s ears! Kids must be accompanied by an adult.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 12 Thursday 6:00 PM Woodburning 101
Join Artist Aaron Askelson learn to wood burn Iowa shaped drink coasters with a nature theme.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 13 Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Movie & Popcorn
March 13th ~ Movie & Popcorn ~ 10:30 AM Rock Creek ~ This is a full screen Kids movie complete with popcorn!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 14 Saturday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Iowa Wild Turkey Federation Banquet
March 14th ~ Eastern Iowa Wild Turkey Federation Banquet ~ 5 PM ~ Goose Lake ~ Call Mike House at 357-9251.
Special Events Clinton Other Location
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