Saturday, May 27, 2017Music in the Park
Join us for music in the park with the Four Mile Creek Bluegrass Band! They play a variety of acoustic music including traditional bluegrass, contemporary bluegrass sounds and old time country and gospel. To learn more about the band, click here. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.
Thursday, June 1, 2017Gardens, Balloons & Spirits Eco-Bus Trip
Step on board for day of discovery in Warren County. Our first stop will be the Garden Barn. The restored 1886 post and beam barn specializes in nature inspired decor, garden art and miniature fairy gardens. Next stop is the National Balloon Museum. Lunch at Crouse Café where the #1 r...
Friday, June 2, 2017Dragons in Polk County
We have dragons living in Polk County; dragonflies and damselflies that is. Come learn how these magnificent aerialists spend most of their day hovering, diving, flying backwards and upside down, reaching speeds of 30 miles per hour to ambush their food, other flying insects!
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Saturday, June 3, 2017National Trails Day
You’re invited to help support our treasured public trails; to give back, learn and celebrate National Trails Day at Jester Park.
Polk County Conservation, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and REI West Des Moines invite you, your friends and family out to celebrate our 2nd Annual National T...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017OWLS - A Visit with Ding Darling
Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors
Looking for an excuse to get out of the house, make some new friends, enjoy a good meal and learn about the exciting world of nature? Then join us! These programs are held the first Tuesday of each month. The nature program will start at 11:00 a.m. at the Jester ...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017Nature's Story Hour - Birding Bonanza
Bring your picnic lunch, blanket and family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a PCC Naturalist. This family friendly program is free and all ages are welcome.