Category Archive for "News"

2017 Creek Camps announced!

Lindsey Flannery

2017 Creek Camp summer nature camps for children ages 4 through 12 are now available for viewing on our website! And, new in 2017, we are offering our very first overnight camps. Creek Camps are an incredible opportunity for your…

Backcountry Film Festival this Saturday!

Lindsey Flannery

Enjoy a Saturday night out at the Nature Center and have a beer and popcorn, check out our vendor village, and view 11 short films celebrating the human-powered experience in the back country. This event is held in over 100…

10th annual Paddle Day this Saturday

Lindsey Flannery

Join us at Indian Creek Nature Center for the 10th anniversary of Paddle Day! In honor of the anniversary, we’ve extended the event to one full day. Paddle Day is a place for anyone interested in paddling, whether you have…

Estate Sale in the barn this Saturday

Lindsey Flannery

Indian Creek Nature Center is hosting an estate sale in its Barn! Lovers of of shabby chic, vintage, antique and mid century modern will find: fine china (Haviland, Noritake, Homer Laughlin, Tea Leaf ironstone), ceramics, porcelain, flatware, kitchen wares, cookbooks,…

Snowshoe Rentals

Lindsey Flannery

Go snowshoeing at the Nature Center! Any time there is at least five inches of snow you can slip on a pair of our snowshoes and explore winter trails. No experience is needed, and it is a fun way to…

Holiday Hours

Lindsey Flannery

The Nature Center will be closed on the following days in observation of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays: Friday, December 23 through Monday, December 26, 2016 Sunday, January 1 and Monday, January 2, 2017 We are open regular…

TRAIL NOTICE: Bikes on our trails this weekend

Lindsey Flannery

GO Cedar Rapids’ Fat Sac & Fox Enduro Ride is taking place at the Nature Center this Friday and Saturday, December 9 & 10. This Fat Bike event includes an interactive night ride, free expo at the Nature Center, raffle…

Giving Tuesday

Lindsey Flannery

   Help us get kids outside! After Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, an international day of giving taking place on November 29. #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to show your support for organizations and causes that you…

Why Amazing Space?

Lindsey Flannery

Did you know that the land where Amazing Space now sits, and the surrounding prairie, was farmland until 1996? That’s the year Indian Creek Nature Center purchased the land from the Bena family before restoring it to prairie. Soon after…

Get tickets for Soup’s On!

Lindsey Flannery

Thursday, October 6, 5-7 PM  Please join the Nature Center Guild for a brand new event in Amazing Space! The “Soup’s On” soup supper, taking place on Thursday, October 6 from 5-7 PM, will feature several signature soups with bread, relishes,…