McFarland Park

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Apr 25 Thursday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Spring Wildflower Walks
Enjoy a series of spring walk as we explore our local public parks and the ephemeral blooms of spring wildflowers in the woods.
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May 2 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - History of Lincoln Highway in Story County by Hank Zaletel
Join us as Hank Zaletel embarks on a journey through the history of the Lincoln Highway in Story County.
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May 2 Thursday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Spring Wildflower Walks
Enjoy a series of spring walk as we explore our local public parks and the ephemeral blooms of spring wildflowers in the woods.
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May 7 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Walk the Trails!
Join Environmental Education Coordinator Jerry Keys as we walk the trails in your county parks.
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Jun 2 Sunday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Wild Tots (Underground Exploration)
Bring your tot to McFarland Park for an adventure!
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Jun 6 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) - Woodpeckers of Iowa by Ray and Margaret Harden
Join us to learn about the different species of woodpeckers in Iowa!
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Jun 7 Friday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Painting in the Park
Join us for an outdoor painting experience!
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Jun 10-13 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Polliwogs - Furries, Feathers, Fliers, Fins
Children will explore what makes each animal special, whether they have fur, feathers, fliers, or fins.
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Jun 10-14 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Frogs Amazing Adaptations
Discover the amazing adaptations that animals have!
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Jun 10-14 Monday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Waterbugs Natures Treasures
Calling all explorers! Join us in a search for nature's treasures.
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Jun 17-18 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Explorers Camp
In Explorers, campers will learn outdoor skills and experience canoeing basics.
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Jun 18 Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Picnic in the Park
Happy World Picnic Day! There is no better way to celebrate than by having a picnic at McFarland Park.
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Jun 24-25 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Explorers Camp
In Explorers, campers will learn outdoor skills and experience canoeing basic!
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Jun 27-28 Thursday 9:00 AM - 9:01 AM Overnight Explorers
Campers will learn and test their outdoor skills during an overnight camp out.
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Jun 29 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Mess Makers: Color and Paint
Come make a mess with us a McFarland Park!
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Jul 2-3 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 9:01 AM Overnight Explorers
Campers will learn and test their outdoor skills during an overnight camp out.
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Jul 8-11 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Polliwogs Dirt, Rock, Plant, Water
Children experience nature using dirt, rocks, plants, and water.
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Jul 8-12 Monday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Waterbugs Natures Treasures
Calling all explorers! Join us in a search for nature’s treasures!
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Jul 8-12 Monday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Frogs Amazing Adaptations
Discover the amazing adaptations that animals have!
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Jul 15-16 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Explorers
In Explorers, campers will learn outdoor skills and experience canoeing basics.
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