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It's a beautiful fall day. Go spend time outdoors! #GetOutside
Spend time in your local prairies for the benefit future habitat restoration projects this fall season!
Congratulations @DesMoinesGov and @DesMoinesParks on this much deserved recognition! https://t.co/2B2orXS6Le
General Election - Tuesday, November 8th Polls Open 7:00a - 8:00p
How we eat and what we eat can take a huge toll on our environment. We’ll dive into what a food print is and what it takes to reduce it. Learn more about the importance of buying local food and how you can support local growers.
Vaccine appointments open every Thursday at noon. To register for an appointment, please visit https://t.co/xyHLd6TgeB #GetVaccinated
Are you ready to get outside and explore? Come and hear a story followed by some outdoor fun! As naturalists we will hike, investigate, and navigate through the trails and grounds of Jester Park as we learn what makes the outdoors such an amazing place.
2022/2023 Property tax statements are now available and will be delivered to property owners the week of 8/29/2022.
Parents can help prepare children and reduce their emotional stress during an emergency by including them in the planning process. For more tips click here: https://t.co/0AcpIvQJpU...
Let your imagination run wild with this 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.
Pets are often full-fledged members of the family, and any family emergency plan must include them to be truly complete. Click here for more information https://t.co/0AcpIvRhfs.
A women’s circle of self-discovery through the intuitive and healing power of horses. This on-the-ground workshop provides a real-time experience in relationship skills and increased emotional intelligence through a partnership with the horse.
Each year, flu season is unpredictable and severe. The past several years we have seen mild flu seasons. Other flu seasons, such as when the H1N1 and H2N3 strains appeared, we saw healthy individuals, those with underlying health conditions, the young and old become sick, hospitalized and even die. This year, we could possibly be in for a rough flu season.
IT’S HUMP DAY and your friendly reminder to schedule your STD appointment. Call us to today at 286-3798 to schedule your STD test! #GetTested
Join us for a season of learning at the Jester Park Nature Center. This program series will be delivered in a flexible format that is designed for homeschool students. Each month we will explore a new theme related to the natural world.