CAMANCHE — Clinton County Conservation has released the following schedule of events:
n April 20 and 21. Ever try a cabin rental on the banks of the Mississippi River? Cabin Fever Weekend is being held this weekend at Rock Creek Marina & Campground, 3942 291st St., Camanche. A $5/night discount is being offered to park guests who make a two-night reservation for one of the park’s many heated cabins. Call 259-1876 to register.
n April 21. 10:30 a.m.: Do you have a love for Iowa’s rural history? If so, Join the Clinton County Historical Society for a peak into a restored 144-year-old church. Perched high on a hill, Smithtown Church is located 3 miles south of Eden Valley Refuge at 1223 125th St., Lost Nation.
n April 21. 1 p.m.: Cookies and a naturalist-guided wildflower hike await your pleasure at the season opener of the Eden Valley Nature Center at 1415 50th Ave., Baldwin. The Nature Center opens a 1 p.m. and the hike starts at 1:30 p.m. Ask how you can help keep the centers doors open Saturday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m. from now through Labor Day.
n April 21. 11 a.m.: Come paddle the quiet backwater channels of the Upper Mississippi Wildlife & Fish Refuge with our seasoned paddler. We’ll get started at 11 a.m. and stick close together. Plan to be on the water through lunch so maybe pack a sandwich and some extra warm clothes just in case you get wet.
n April 21. 8 p.m.: The Jens-Wendt Observatory in Sherman Park, 2740 160th Ave., Calamus, will be open from 8 p.m. with members of the Quad Cities Astrological Society at the scopes and projecting images onto big screens for your viewing pleasure. Check out www.facebook.com/QuadCitiesAstro for confirmation that the skies will be open.