Events

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Nick’s Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Turkey River
Nick’s Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Turkey River
Sep 1 all-day
Annual “Half Chicken Dinner Float,” Turkey River.  Meet at Elgin Campground at 9:30 on river left.  12 mile paddle.  Paddle from Elgin Campground to Frieden Park. Paddle event will be followed by chicken dinner at[...]
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Central Park Lake Grand Opening 5:00 pm
Central Park Lake Grand Opening @ Central Park Lake
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join  Jones County Conservation for Central Lake’s Grand Opening on: Thursday, Sept 5 from 5-7:30 p.m. Activities include: live music, ribbon cutting at 5:30 at fishing pier, fishing tackle give- a- way, educational booths,  free[...]
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Disabled Veteran Kayaking/Canoeing event at Riverside
Disabled Veteran Kayaking/Canoeing event at Riverside @ Riverside Casino
Sep 11 all-day
Sep 11; Disabled Veteran Kayaking/Canoeing event at Riverside. Volunteer-led opportunity for disabled Vets to experience paddling during the VA National TEE (Train, Expose, Experience) Tournament. Needs new Volunteer Coordinator for 2019. Contact Tom Sabotta  tsabott@gmail.com Sep[...]
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Moonlight Paddle @ Fontana Park, Buchanan County 7:30 pm
Moonlight Paddle @ Fontana Park, Buchanan County @ Fontana Reservoir
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The water is calm and reflective at night – a perfect time for a moonlit excursion into the Fontana Reservoir.  Paddlers will see some animals settling in for the night, and others just becoming active. [...]
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Iowa Outdoor Women’s Weekend 5:30 pm
Iowa Outdoor Women’s Weekend @ Central Park Nature Center, Jones County
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm
Iowa Outdoor Women’s Weekend Central Park, Jones County Friday, September 13, 2019 Join us for a weekend hunting wild edibles and squirrels, learning to make baskets and soap, and rock climbing and kayaking in Eastern[...]
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Iowa River Clean-up, Iowa City
Iowa River Clean-up, Iowa City @ Iowa River, Sturgis Ferry Boat Ramp to Hills Access
Sep 14 all-day
Sep 14; Iowa River Clean-up, Iowa City, Sturgis Ferry Boat Ramp to Hills Access  This annual event cleans a 9.5 mile stretch of the Iowa River. Volunteers will paddle the river to gather trash, or[...]
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2019 Iowa Outdoor Expo for Kids and Families 9:00 am
2019 Iowa Outdoor Expo for Kids and Families @ The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
You’re invited to join us for Iowa’s premier outdoor event for the whole family, with FREE admission and parking! Featuring hands on activities including archery, bow fishing, camping, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, kids activities, outdoor cooking,[...]
Family Fishing Day – Meyers Lake, Evansdale 1:00 pm
Family Fishing Day – Meyers Lake, Evansdale @ Meyer's Lake
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Looking for a fun family outdoor activity? Come out to Meyers Lake in Evansdale for a free family fishing day.. A limited amount of fishing poles and bait will be provided. Reservations are not required[...]
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2019 Iowa Outdoor Expo for Kids and Families 10:00 am
2019 Iowa Outdoor Expo for Kids and Families @ The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
You’re invited to join us for Iowa’s premier outdoor event for the whole family, with FREE admission and parking! Featuring hands on activities including archery, bow fishing, camping, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, kids activities, outdoor cooking,[...]
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