Wapsi River Center winter bird feeding and wreath class


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Originally Posted Online: Nov. 28, 2012, 11:24 am
Last Updated: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:59 pm
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Press release submitted by Wapsi River Environmental Educational Center


WINTER BIRD FEEDING CLASS PLANNED

On Thursday, December 6th, 2012 there were be a Winter Bird Feeding class held at the Scott County Library System (Eldridge Branch) at 4:30 P.M. ~ ~ Come join us for a lesson on how to feed the birds this winter. Our feathered friends need a little help with the cold temperatures and wintery conditions. Learn how to help our feathered friends with a make-n-take feeder. Family fun for everyone! Contact librarian Christine Garrow at (563) 285-4794 to register. Note: This program will be held at the Scott County Library in Eldridge, Iowa (200 North Sixth Avenue, Eldridge, Iowa 52748.)


NATURAL WREATH CLASS PLANNED

On Saturday December 8th, 2012 a Natural Wreaths class will be held at the Wapsi River Center from 10 a.m. to noon. Come learn how to use natural items to make beautiful seasonal wreaths. Grapevines, pinecones, evergreen cuttings, seeds, nuts and berries can add a touch of the outdoors to anyone's decorating needs this season. Please call to register, as space is limited to 12 participants (563) 328-3286.
The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center can be found 6 miles south of Wheatland or 1 mile northwest of Dixon, Iowa by taking County Road Y4E. Then turn north at 52nd Avenue and follow the signs for about 1 mile.



















 



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