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Dec 15 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
Dec 16 Monday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM OWLS - Winter Tree
OWLS programs are for adults and get people outside exploring the county and surrounding area!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Dec 16 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cabinet Door Creations
Join us at Lime Creek Nature Center as we turn trash into treasure, re-purposing cabinet doors into chalkboards, Christmas signs & decor!
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Dec 17 Tuesday Knee High Naturalists
Join a Tama County Naturalist and learn about the deer of Iowa.
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Dec 17 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Women in the Woods with Wine - Who Gives a Hoot
Join us to learn more about Iowa Owls. We will ID by sight and sound and discover how owls are such successful nocturnal predators.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 18 Wednesday 6:00 PM Open Range Air Rifles
December 18th ~ Open Range ~ Air Rifles ~ 6 PM ~ Rock Creek
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Dec 19 Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Christmas Bird Count
Free Event
Special Events Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Dec 19 Thursday 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 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Little Sprouts: Frozen Fun!
Build your own ice castle, and more Frozen inspired activities!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 19 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Night Hike
Take a hike…? Don’t mind if we do!!
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Dec 19 Thursday 7:00 PM Trivia Night - Motor Mill and Local Landmarks
Join us for a second night of Trivia on Thursday, December 19th! You may compete as an individual or teams (no more than 4 per team).
Special Events Clayton Motor Mill Historic Site
Dec 20-22 Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Winter Open House
Join us for some winter fun at the Loess Hills Lodge.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 20 Friday 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ACORN annual holiday potluck and movie
Join us for our annual holiday celebration. Don't forget a homemade nature ornament!
Special Events Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Dec 21 Saturday 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Winter Solstice Hike
Celebrate the first day of winter and the lengthening of daylight with us as we watch the sunrise over the clock.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Dec 21 Saturday 8:00 AM Pottawattamie County Almanac: The Secret Language of Snow
Experience a new side to nature at Hitchcock Nature Center as we combine nature, art, and exploration in our adult education series, “A Pottawattamie County Almanac”.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Dec 21 Saturday 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Light the Night 5-6:30
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 cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 21 Saturday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Light the Night 6:30-8
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 cocoa. P
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 21 Saturday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Light the Night 8-9:30
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 cocoa.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 23 Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central Park Nature Center Winter Holiday Open House
Holiday Open House - crafts, prizes and holiday cheer!
Special Events Jones Central Park
Dec 26 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tracks and Scat
Tracks and scat give us lots of clues about the animals that live around us. Even if we don’t see them, we can learn a lot about them by what they leave behind.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 27 Friday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Winter Nature Camp- Pre-School
Get out of the house and into some frozen fun over your winter break!
Programs Jefferson Jefferson County Park
Dec 27 Friday 10:00 AM Nature Kids-Snowflakes
Snow is so much fun. Don’t you just love having snowball fights, going sledding and building snowmen? All that snow begins as a single flake. Join us at Osborne Friday, December 27th as we learn about these unique snowflakes.
Programs Clayton Osborne Park
Dec 27 Friday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Rock Me
Come learn the basics of geology. We will discuss what rocks are made of, how they form and three basic rock categories. A large rock and mineral collection will be on display as well and other interesting geological items.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Dec 27 Friday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central Park Nature Center Winter Holiday Open House
Holiday Open House
Special Events Jones Central Park
Dec 27 Friday 7:00 PM Family Nature Night
Find out more at www.dickinsoncountynaturecenter.com.
Programs Dickinson Dickinson County Nature Center
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