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Event Calendar

8/13/2020

Summer Skills - Survival Hike

Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join PCC naturalists as they take your child on a su...

Summer Skills Thomas Mitchell Park

Thomas Mitchell Park, Shelter #1

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Summer Skills - Survival Hike

8/13/2020

Summer Skills - Survival Hike

Thomas Mitchell Park, Shelter #1

8/13/2020

Wild Night Life & Hike

Join us as we discuss the wild nightlife in Jester Park. A short hike will follow as we search for s...

Night Hike Jester Park Nature Center

Jester Park Nature Center

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Wild Night Life & Hike

8/13/2020

Wild Night Life & Hike

Jester Park Nature Center

8/15/2020

Catch It, Cook It, Clean It

Come learn the basics of fishing, how to clean fish, and then how to cook fish. Fishing license is r...

Jester Park Fishing

Jester Park, Shelter #5

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Catch It, Cook It, Clean It

8/15/2020

Catch It, Cook It, Clean It

Jester Park, Shelter #5

8/17/2020

Hike for Health

Why walk the mall when you can be enjoying the great outdoors? Hike along with this friendly group o...

Yellow Banks Park Hike Jester Park Thomas Mitchell Park Fort Des Moines Park Rooted in Nature

Thomas Mitchell Park, meet at pond parking lot

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Hike for Health

8/17/2020

Hike for Health

Thomas Mitchell Park, meet at pond parking lot

8/17/2020

Sunset Yoga

Take time to unwind as the sun sets on the outdoor plaza of the Jester Park Nature Center. The class...

Jester Park Nature Center Rooted in Nature Sunset Yoga

Jester Park Nature Center

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Sunset Yoga

8/17/2020

Sunset Yoga

Jester Park Nature Center

8/18/2020

Women in the Woods with Wine - Prairie Pondering

Stroll through the prairie to learn about the unique plants and animals that live there. Women in th...

Jester Park Nature Center Women in the Woods with Wine

Jester Park Nature Center

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8/22/2020

Canoe Chichaqua

Explore Polk County’s biggest county park as we canoe through beautiful winding oxbows while enjoyin...

Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt Canoeing

Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt, meet near park shop

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Canoe Chichaqua

8/22/2020

Canoe Chichaqua

Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt, meet near park shop

8/22/2020

Lichen It - CANCELLED

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of lichens on a hike through the forest. We will look for ...

Brown's Woods Lichens

Brown's Woods

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Lichen It - CANCELLED

8/22/2020

Lichen It - CANCELLED

Brown's Woods

8/26/2020

Dog Gone Fun

A dog can be a built-in companion for outdoor adventures, and is always ready, willing, and eager to...

Fort Des Moines Park Dogs

Fort Des Moines Park, Shelter #3

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Dog Gone Fun

8/26/2020

Dog Gone Fun

Fort Des Moines Park, Shelter #3

8/30/2020

Marshmallows and Meanderings

Join us for National Toasted Marshmallow Day. We will take a hike to explore the woodland and prairi...

Thomas Mitchell Park Marshmallows S'mores

Thomas Mitchell Park, Shelter #1

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Marshmallows and Meanderings

8/30/2020

Marshmallows and Meanderings

Thomas Mitchell Park, Shelter #1

8/31/2020

Geocache for Trail Mix

We eat it without thinking about it but trail mix keeps us happy throughout the day. Every year on ...

Jester Park Nature Center Geocaching Trail Mix

Jester Park Nature Center

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Geocache for Trail Mix

8/31/2020

Geocache for Trail Mix

Jester Park Nature Center