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Fall  Equinox Observation  

 Hanging Rock Conservation Area—Redfield

Friday, September  22

6:30 a.m. to sunrise

Join us, at 6:30 a.m., to observe the Equinox sunrise  on the astronomical clock at Hanging Rock.  Learn about the clock, its history and pause to consider the celestial waltz of the seasons as we celebrate this wild day.

Food Preservation 101

  • Date: 06/04/2017 1:30 PM
  • Location: Forest Park Museum
    14581 K Avenue
    Perry, Iowa
  • Introduction: Planting a vegetable garden this year? Want to learn how to preserve your produce safely at home?

Planting a vegetable garden this year? Want to learn how to preserve your produce safely at home? Preserving foods at home is not difficult, but it does require following research-based recipes. Even if you have been a home food preserver for years, come and learn the latest recommendations about canning, dehydrating and freezing. Find out which preservation method is right for you. All class participants will receive a list of accurate, reliable, safe preservation resources and be able to examine food preservation supplies and equipment on display. Samples of home dried fruit will be served. FREE. Registration is required for this program.

 

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