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Fall 2014 Calendar of Events

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* More Joy/Less Stuff @ HolidayMore Joy/Less Stuff @ Holiday

Time: 7:00 pm

Feel harried by holiday havoc? Join this group discussion on how to go from feeling overwhelmed to overjoyed by the upcoming holiday season. Suggestions from authors and others will be provided. Share ideas on how to feel less stressed during this celebratory time of year. Co-sponsored with Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center--program held at ICNC. Registration required Fee: M: $4; NM: $5 Call 319-362-0664 to register by phone or click to register online.

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* BSA: American Indian FolkloreBSA: American Indian Folklore

Time: 6:00 pm

Wolf Cub Elective #10 Hear "How Turtle Flew South" and other American Indian legends during a storytelling session with a naturalist. Create a map using Native American symbols and play American Indian games. Learn the trade of maple syruping, also passed down from American Indians. Try maple syrup on ice cream, too! Fee is $8 per scout. Complete registration instructions and forms available on Scouts webpage. Registration and payment is required at least one week prior to the workshop. Call 319-362-0664 to register by phone or click to register online.

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* GSA: Between Earth & SkyGSA: Between Earth & Sky

Time: 9:30 am

Journey Workshop for Daisies Explore art in nature! Colors, shapes and textures are vibrant in the world around you. Spend time creating artwork from natural materials. Consider the sources and locations of where these materials might come from. Fee is $8 per scout. NEW! Register for this workshop through the Girl Scout office by calling 319-363-8335 or register online at www.girlscoutstoday.org. Registration and payment must be completed no later than Thursday of the week prior to the scheduled workshop (at least 8 days before the workshop).

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* REAL:Persistent Fruits & SeedsREAL:Persistent Fruits & Seeds

Time: 10:00 am

REAL Walks are geared for adults of all ages. Walk with Naturalist David Brenzel to find plants that cling to their fruit long after everyone else has hunkered down for the winter. Why do they wait and what, if any, are the advantages of hanging on? M: $4; NM: $5 Please register ahead by calling 319-362-0664 or click here to register online.

* GSA: GeocacheGSA: Geocache

Time: 12:30 pm

Badge for Juniors Come to a geocaching event to learn how the Global Positioning System (GPS) works. Learn to enter waypoints in a GPS receiver and find a geocache! Bring a trade item to leave in the geocache. Bring your own GPS unit or borrow one from the Nature Center. We’ll also visit a geocache website. Limited to 25 girls. Fee is $8 per scout. NEW! Register for this workshop through the Girl Scout office by calling 319-363-8335 or register online at www.girlscoutstoday.org. Registration and payment must be completed no later than Thursday of the week prior to the scheduled workshop (at least 8 days before the workshop).

* CR Environmental Film FestivalCR Environmental Film Festival

Time: 2:00 pm

This year's event features two full-length films, Bag It and Mother Nature's Child. A variety of short films will also be shown. This FREE event is held in Donnelly Hall at Mount Mercy University. Bring your used household batteries, plastic bags and old cell phones along for free recycling. Click here for additional information and a listing of films.

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* PP: Fall Harvest/Winter RestPP: Fall Harvest/Winter Rest

Time: 9:30 am

Plants and animals prepare for winter in various ways. Come learn how and why they do this. Help ICNC restore native grasses and wildflowers by collecting seeds from the prairie that we will sow in upcoming seasons. For preschoolers and their parents. Cost: $5/M child; $6/NM child; adults admitted free. Limited to 14 children. Registration is required by 3:00pm the day before the program. Register by calling 319-362-0664 or click here to register online.

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* PP: Fall Harvest/Winter RestPP: Fall Harvest/Winter Rest

Time: 9:00 am

Plants and animals prepare for winter in various ways. Come learn how and why they do this. Help ICNC restore native grasses and wildflowers by collecting seeds from the prairie that we will sow in upcoming seasons. For preschoolers and their parents. Cost: $5/M child; $6/NM child; adults admitted free. Limited to 14 children. Registration is required by 3:00pm the day before the program. Register by calling 319-362-0664 or click here to register online.

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* What's Hoppin'-In?-RocksWhat's Hoppin'-In?-Rocks

Time: 12:00 pm

Do you have a special rock? Bring it to show Grandma and Grampa Storyteller and hear stories about rocks. Look for cool rocks outdoors and make rock art to take home. Bring a picnic lunch at Noon or join us at 12:20 for storytime but be sure to call and register in advance! Program for children aged 3-7 with an adult. Fee: M Child: $5; NM Child: $6; Adults: Free. Call 319-362-0664 to register by phone or click to register online.

* GSA: HikerGSA: Hiker

Time: 12:30 pm

Badge for Brownies Explore the Nature Center’s trails with an expert hiker to learn to read a map, interpret trail signs, leave no trace and learn what to take on a hike. Make your own snack and enjoy a day in nature! Fee is $8 per scout. NEW! Register for this workshop through the Girl Scout office by calling 319-363-8335 or register online at www.girlscoutstoday.org. Registration and payment must be completed no later than Thursday of the week prior to the scheduled workshop (at least 8 days before the workshop).

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* Chili Lunch/ Silent AuctionChili Lunch/ Silent Auction

Time: 12:00 pm

Join the Cedar Wapsi Chapter of the Sierra Club at Indian Creek Nature Center for the most unique auction around! Gently used outdoor gear, tools and equipment will be looking for new homes at our annual silent auction and chili lunch. Admission to the auction is free but come hungry because just $6 lets you sample a variety of homemade chilis made by Sierra Club members. Lunch and auction start at 12:00 noon and end at 2:00 pm. Proceeds benefit the Cedar Wapsi chapter of the Sierra Club and Indian Creek Nature Center.

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* Thanksgiving HolidayThanksgiving Holiday

Buildings are closed but grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

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* Thanksgiving HolidayThanksgiving Holiday

Buildings are closed but grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

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* Thanksgiving HolidayThanksgiving Holiday

Buildings are closed but grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

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* Thanksgiving HolidayThanksgiving Holiday

Buildings are closed but grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

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Fall 2014 Calendar of Events

« Prev November 2012 Next »
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        1
* More Joy/Less Stuff @ HolidayMore Joy/Less Stuff @ Holiday

Time: 7:00 pm

Feel harried by holiday havoc? Join this group discussion on how to go from feeling overwhelmed to overjoyed by the upcoming holiday season. Suggestions from authors and others will be provided. Share ideas on how to feel less stressed during this celebratory time of year. Co-sponsored with Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center--program held at ICNC. Registration required Fee: M: $4; NM: $5 Call 319-362-0664 to register by phone or click to register online.

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* BSA: American Indian FolkloreBSA: American Indian Folklore

Time: 6:00 pm

Wolf Cub Elective #10 Hear "How Turtle Flew South" and other American Indian legends during a storytelling session with a naturalist. Create a map using Native American symbols and play American Indian games. Learn the trade of maple syruping, also passed down from American Indians. Try maple syrup on ice cream, too! Fee is $8 per scout. Complete registration instructions and forms available on Scouts webpage. Registration and payment is required at least one week prior to the workshop. Call 319-362-0664 to register by phone or click to register online.

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* GSA: Between Earth & SkyGSA: Between Earth & Sky

Time: 9:30 am

Journey Workshop for Daisies Explore art in nature! Colors, shapes and textures are vibrant in the world around you. Spend time creating artwork from natural materials. Consider the sources and locations of where these materials might come from. Fee is $8 per scout. NEW! Register for this workshop through the Girl Scout office by calling 319-363-8335 or register online at www.girlscoutstoday.org. Registration and payment must be completed no later than Thursday of the week prior to the scheduled workshop (at least 8 days before the workshop).

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* REAL:Persistent Fruits & SeedsREAL:Persistent Fruits & Seeds

Time: 10:00 am

REAL Walks are geared for adults of all ages. Walk with Naturalist David Brenzel to find plants that cling to their fruit long after everyone else has hunkered down for the winter. Why do they wait and what, if any, are the advantages of hanging on? M: $4; NM: $5 Please register ahead by calling 319-362-0664 or click here to register online.

* GSA: GeocacheGSA: Geocache

Time: 12:30 pm

Badge for Juniors Come to a geocaching event to learn how the Global Positioning System (GPS) works. Learn to enter waypoints in a GPS receiver and find a geocache! Bring a trade item to leave in the geocache. Bring your own GPS unit or borrow one from the Nature Center. We’ll also visit a geocache website. Limited to 25 girls. Fee is $8 per scout. NEW! Register for this workshop through the Girl Scout office by calling 319-363-8335 or register online at www.girlscoutstoday.org. Registration and payment must be completed no later than Thursday of the week prior to the scheduled workshop (at least 8 days before the workshop).

* CR Environmental Film FestivalCR Environmental Film Festival

Time: 2:00 pm

This year's event features two full-length films, Bag It and Mother Nature's Child. A variety of short films will also be shown. This FREE event is held in Donnelly Hall at Mount Mercy University. Bring your used household batteries, plastic bags and old cell phones along for free recycling. Click here for additional information and a listing of films.

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* PP: Fall Harvest/Winter RestPP: Fall Harvest/Winter Rest

Time: 9:30 am

Plants and animals prepare for winter in various ways. Come learn how and why they do this. Help ICNC restore native grasses and wildflowers by collecting seeds from the prairie that we will sow in upcoming seasons. For preschoolers and their parents. Cost: $5/M child; $6/NM child; adults admitted free. Limited to 14 children. Registration is required by 3:00pm the day before the program. Register by calling 319-362-0664 or click here to register online.

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* PP: Fall Harvest/Winter RestPP: Fall Harvest/Winter Rest

Time: 9:00 am

Plants and animals prepare for winter in various ways. Come learn how and why they do this. Help ICNC restore native grasses and wildflowers by collecting seeds from the prairie that we will sow in upcoming seasons. For preschoolers and their parents. Cost: $5/M child; $6/NM child; adults admitted free. Limited to 14 children. Registration is required by 3:00pm the day before the program. Register by calling 319-362-0664 or click here to register online.

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* What's Hoppin'-In?-RocksWhat's Hoppin'-In?-Rocks

Time: 12:00 pm

Do you have a special rock? Bring it to show Grandma and Grampa Storyteller and hear stories about rocks. Look for cool rocks outdoors and make rock art to take home. Bring a picnic lunch at Noon or join us at 12:20 for storytime but be sure to call and register in advance! Program for children aged 3-7 with an adult. Fee: M Child: $5; NM Child: $6; Adults: Free. Call 319-362-0664 to register by phone or click to register online.

* GSA: HikerGSA: Hiker

Time: 12:30 pm

Badge for Brownies Explore the Nature Center’s trails with an expert hiker to learn to read a map, interpret trail signs, leave no trace and learn what to take on a hike. Make your own snack and enjoy a day in nature! Fee is $8 per scout. NEW! Register for this workshop through the Girl Scout office by calling 319-363-8335 or register online at www.girlscoutstoday.org. Registration and payment must be completed no later than Thursday of the week prior to the scheduled workshop (at least 8 days before the workshop).

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* Chili Lunch/ Silent AuctionChili Lunch/ Silent Auction

Time: 12:00 pm

Join the Cedar Wapsi Chapter of the Sierra Club at Indian Creek Nature Center for the most unique auction around! Gently used outdoor gear, tools and equipment will be looking for new homes at our annual silent auction and chili lunch. Admission to the auction is free but come hungry because just $6 lets you sample a variety of homemade chilis made by Sierra Club members. Lunch and auction start at 12:00 noon and end at 2:00 pm. Proceeds benefit the Cedar Wapsi chapter of the Sierra Club and Indian Creek Nature Center.

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* Thanksgiving HolidayThanksgiving Holiday

Buildings are closed but grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

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* Thanksgiving HolidayThanksgiving Holiday

Buildings are closed but grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

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* Thanksgiving HolidayThanksgiving Holiday

Buildings are closed but grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

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* Thanksgiving HolidayThanksgiving Holiday

Buildings are closed but grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

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Category Key
 Adults
 Holidays
 Kids
 Nature Camp
 Public/Family
 Scouts
 Special Events