Sorry this event has been CANCELLED.
Admission: Donation of pet supply item(s) or $$$ that will be distributed to Down by the Creek Companion Animal Sanctuary.
Things to do: Visit Santa and take your own photos, kids can make Christmas crafts, write letter to Santa or make reindeer food, listen to Old Time Christmas music in the church, buy chili, cookies, hot drinks and unique gifts, watch blacksmithing and enjoy Christmas decorations throughout the Village.
Well-mannered pets are welcome on the grounds AND they can visit Santa too! However, pets are not allowed in the soda fountain or saloon.
Conservation Department (Part-time) $15.00 to $17.00 per hour
Come join Naturalists at this FREE program to get ready for the holiday season! We will learn how to repurpose and upcycle common household items into new wrapping, just in time for the holidays. Crafts will include calendar gift bags, magazine bows, and pinecone crafts. Homemade tea will also be available to sample while you craft! The tea was sourced from the Wapsi River Center's own wild ingredients (and the recipes would make an exellent gift!)
Registration is required and limited, so please call to reserve your spot.
The Wapsi River Center now seeks a motivated, out-going person with a background in natural resources, biology, parks/recreation, community organizing, communications, or administration. The candidate should have strong communication skills, a desire to serve with youth and diverse groups of people, and a passion for community stewardship. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to gain valuable experience in educating about the importance of Iowa’s native resources and conservation practices. The AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education and Outreach Specialist with Scott County Conservation in Dixon, Iowa, will develop curricula, facilitate programming, and [ Click Title for Full Article ]