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 for confirmation that the skies will be open.

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