DES MOINES, Iowa – March 23 2020 — To protect the health and safety of Polk County employees and the general public the following closures and service modifications will be effective beginning 8:00 am on March 18, 2020 until further notice.
Make a plan to connect with family and friends virtually this #Thanksgiving!
Explore the wonder and beauty of Thomas Mitchell Park at night under a full moon.
Have you traced your #COVID19 bubble? Read this article before you think about celebrating Thanksgiving with your extended family. https://t.co/8Aw3C5L8BF
OWLS is going virtual. Join us as we learn about Iowa winter birds and how to feed them. Bird feeding offers people an opportunity to see birds at close range while providing hours of enjoyment.
You can take part in making Thanksgiving safer. Wear a mask with two or more layers over your mouth and nose, and ensure your mask fits snugly against your face. #MakeThanksgivingSafe
The Chichaqua Valley Trail will be closed on December 2 through January 1, 2021 between NE 64th St. and Grant St. for repairs to be made on the Mud Creek Bridge.
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.
Get your flu shot today! Our drive up clinic is open until 4:00 PM today. Don’t forget your insurance card! #getyourflushot
Bird Friendly Iowa announced that Polk County is among the first counties in Iowa to be designated as a Bird Friendly Community.
Grab the kids, your spouse or significant other, as PCC and Trees Forever partner together for this eco-friendly event. Come on out and find that special tree for your Holiday season and help restore native habitat in one of your county parks!
Decorating a tree for our feathered friends and other wildlife is an activity the whole family can enjoy. Using items like bagels, pinecones, peanut butter and birdseed you’ll end up with a variety of treats to decorate your backyard.
Habitat for Humanities Rock the Block program may be able to assist.
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Join us digitally on November 12 – December 12, as we will host a virtual makers market with links and information on each local vendor that is involved on our website. Shop from the comfort of your home for the holidays or while you’re outside in your favorite spot!