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Call for Artists The Galleries at Jester Park Nature Center is seeking applications for participating in our second annual Artists in Action: Plein Air event and exhibition on September 17 & 18, 2022. A jury will pick up to 10 artists to participate in the event. The accepted artists will exhibit their work completed during the Plein Air event on September 18 th . Artists’ ...

The Jester Park Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center will be open for extended hours over Spring Break (March 14 - 18) from noon - 4 p.m. For pricing and more information, click here.

The Jester Park Nature Center’s locally grown, raised, & created Fall Makers Market is a perfect opportunity for you to support local merchants in a beautiful park setting. Join us on Sunday, November 20, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Jester Park Nature Center in Granger to shop for gifts or goods just in time for the holiday season! While there, explore the nature center ...

Polk County has consistently followed CDC recommendations related to masking and social distancing. Beginning on Monday, February 28 masks will   no longer   be required in Polk County Conservation buildings. Those facilities include:  Jester Park Nature Center Jester Park Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center  Natural Resources Headquarters Note that a mask require ...