Nature & Gardening

Upcoming events

Sunday, April 2, 2023 - 1:30pm


Earth Expo will be held from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2023, at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center. This family-friendly event features nearly a dozen local organizations coming together for environmentally fun activities and booths. These...

Adults Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting Nature & Gardening

Saturday, April 8, 2023 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

One of the best parts of growing houseplants is watching them multiply and then sharing them with others. Do you have houseplants you'd like to share? Want to add some diversity to your plant collection or start a new one? Join us for the...

Adults Nature & Gardening

Friday, April 21, 2023 - 4:00pm

Storytime Room

Tomorrow is Earth Day, so spend part of your No School Day learning about how we all can love on Mother Nature everyday with Emma and Emily from Green Iowa Americorps. Join us for a Storytime all about protecting our planet, and then stick around...

Tweens Kids Families Arts & Crafting Nature & Gardening Storytimes

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 1:00pm

Teen Center

Wednesdays are for art, crafting, and sometimes making a bit of a mess! We’ll have a variety of trinkets and containers for you to create your very own fairy garden. No registration is needed but we do have a limited amount of supplies.

Teens Arts & Crafting Nature & Gardening

Friday, June 23, 2023 - 1:00pm

Teen Center

Want to find out how you can become more involved in your community? Fridays we’ll connect you with awesome organizations who give back to their community and we’ll provide an hour of volunteer credit during this program you can count as volunteer...

Teens Current Issues Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Thursday, July 13, 2023 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Lindsay McDermott is a local reptile enthusiast who has recently pursued her passion of sharing reptiles/invertebrates with children and families. This afternoon she will bring several of her various lizards, snakes, arachnids and more to the...

Tweens Kids Families Nature & Gardening