Tuesday Speaker Series

Join us at 7pm on Tuesday nights during the summer for presentations provided by a variety of experts. If you love learning, these Speaker Series programs are for you!

Wild Wednesdays 2024

Wild Wednesdays

Wild Wednesdays are free, family friendly programs happening every Wednesday during the summer.

Click here for our 2024 schedule!

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Lakeside Treasure Hike

June 1 – October 1
This self-guided nature exploration and tour of Lakeside grounds is perfect for children, families, and “kids at heart” of any age. Pick up a treasure map at Lakeside entrance and go exploring for hidden clues and secret messages.


Lakeside Reads

Lakeside Reads is a book club focused on nature or science topics.  We meet the 4th Thursday of the month at 11:00 (April - Oct).  Come for the conversation, beautiful view and snacks!  Call Mary at 712-337-3669 ext 5 for more information.


Women in Nature Day

Join adult women 18 years+ for an opportunity to discover new outdoor recreation skills, build a nature-loving community, and experience the natural landscapes of NW Iowa! Fall WIND registration will open August 12th, 2024 and the event will be held Saturday, September 21st from 9am - 3pm. Check back soon for more information! 

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Soup n Slide

Check back next January for information on our 2025 Soup n Slide event!