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Community Events

  1. Birding

    July 13, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM @ Terra Park Shelter

    The Johnston Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a birding workshop for enthusiasts, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The workshop will be led by Dennis Thompson from the Des Moines Audubon. Appropriate clothing and footwear will be required as this will be a walking activity. A set of binoculars and a sense of adventure will be helpful. Those interested in attending can meet at the Terra Park shelter, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway.

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  2. Family Night Hike

    July 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Terra Park Shelter

    Join the Johnston Parks & Recreation Department on Friday, July 13 to learn and enjoy the wilds around Terra park. The hike will begin at Terra Park around 7:45 p.m. Those in attendance can enjoy s'mores, beginning around 7:00 p.m. before heading out on the hike to explore Beaver Creek Nature Area. Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes, and ensure you have bug spray and a reusable water bottle.

    Questions can be directed to Landra Jo at 515-727-8091.

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