Events And Activities
Registration for all events is required by visiting https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Benton.aspx unless otherwise stated.Building Better BirdersApril 13th, 7AM-3:00PM at Nature Center; $20/ per bird houseBenton County Conservation is hosting a Building Better Birders Workshop where bird watchers, “birders,” will learn the basics about birding and have a chance to put their knowledge into practice.
Registration for all events is required by visiting https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Benton.aspx unless otherwise stated.Flora, Fauna & Females - Dutch Oven CookingMarch 8th, 6:30PM at Rodgers Park - Grilling Garden; $10/PersonCelebrate International Women’s Day and make some new gal pals along the way! During this program, we will learn how to cook using a Dutch oven by making our own dinner and dessert! This program will include an appetizer, two entrees (with a vegetarian and gluten free option), and desserts.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church - 1206 C Avenue in Vinton, IowaA Christmas Eve Holy Communion Candlelight Service will also be held on Sunday, December 24th at 5:30 and 10:30 p.m.The public is invited to attend.First Christian Church - 1209 W 13th St., Vinton, IAChristmas Eve Sunday, there will be a Worship Service at 10:15 a.
Weekday Masses through May 31, 2024Tues and Thurs at 7 am - St. Michael, NorwayWed at 7:30 am1st Wed of the month at IC, Van Horne2nd Wed of the month at St. John, Blairstown3rd Wed of the month at St. Patrick, Watkins4th Wed of the month at St. Paul, Newhall5th Wed of the month at IC, Van HorneWeekend Masses through June 30, 20244:00 PM at St. Michael, Norway6:00 PM at St.
The Benton County 4-H will present "Snow Spectacular" at the Vinton Public Library. Children will learn about blizzards, explore how meteorologists use tools to forecast weather, and help people prepare for severe weather.This event begins at 2:00 p.m. and is perfect for children Kindergarten to 5th Grade and FREE!
Registration for all events is required by visiting https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Benton.aspx unless otherwise stated. Boundary Waters Canoe Area Youth TrekJuly 28 - August 4, 2024; Cost $500/youth (Ages 14-18) - SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLEMANDATORY Training day will be July 18 from 4:30PM-9PM.Participants will explore the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness – the most vast wilderness in the lower 48 states and home to loon, moose, wolves, and black bear- in northeast Minnesota.
Home gardening webinar series seeks to inspire and educateThe Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will again host the Home Gardening Webinar Series, beginning in January and ending in March. Sessions will take place every Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. Central time, ending March 12.Designed for anyone who is interested in gardening or horticulture, the series aims to inspire and educate.
Registration for all events is required by visiting https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Benton.aspx unless otherwise stated. Artistry with Aaron: Gnome WorriesFebruary 24th, 10AM-11:30AM at Nature Center; $30/adult, $15/kid Is the cold dreary weather making you feel down? Join us at the Nature Center to paint this adorable gnome amongst some spring mushrooms.
Registration for all events is required by visiting https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Benton.aspx unless otherwise stated. Hannen Lake Ice Fishing TournamentJanuary 20th, 7AM-11AM; $10 for individuals 16+ & FREE for kids 15 & underHannen Lake Park - NEW Shop (1949 Benton Iowa Rd, Blairstown, IA 52209)Parking/Registration: 6:30AMAugering/Fishing: 7AMRaffles & Cash prize: 11AMGet your fishing gear ready for a frosty fishing frenzy at the Hannen Lake Park Ice Fishing Tournament! Arrival, parking and registration starts at 6:30am with parking available at designated marked areas.