The Cedar Hills Sand Prairie walk is being hosted by the Cedar Prairie Group of the Sierra Club, Iowa Prairie Network Region 3 and Friends of the Tallgrass Prairie Center. Participants can meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Thunder Ridge Mall parking lot and car pool/caravan to the prairie. For those driving to the prairie, it is located at the intersection of Butler and Mark roads. Park on the east side of Butler road south of the intersection near the west entrance.
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Join the Earth and Environmental Science department, UNI STEM and the Iowa Academy of Science in a celebration of the solar eclipse. View the partial solar eclipse through a telescope, download free apps on your phone to explore augmented reality earth and space topics and become a part of citizen science, special NASA surprises and more. Free and open to the public.
Green Iowa will screen the move "Home." Snacks and drinks will be provided. The film will be followed by a brief discussion. Admission is free.
A Prairie Walk is being hosted by the Cedar Prairie Group of the Sierra Club, Iowa Prairie Network Region 3 and Friends of the Tallgrass Prairie Center. The walk will be led by Bruce Stiles with assistance from Daryl Smith. Participants can meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Thunder Ridge Mall and car pool/caravan to the cemetery. For those who wish to join the group at the site at 10 a.m., the cemetery is located north of Dunkerton Road at the corner of N. Elk Run Road and E. Mt. Vernon Road next to St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church.
This four-day event is designed for high school students who are interested in improving their musical skills in a variety of percussion areas. Campers will participate in daily ensemble rehearsals, masterclasses, campus experiences, and a culminating concert. For more information, contact Ryan.Frost@uni.edu.
The New Horizons Band will offer its winter concert. Under the direction of Diana Blake, the New Horizons Band features musicians 55 and older who travel from all over Iowa. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of conductor Michelle Swanson, the UNI Children's Choir will offer their winter concert. This event is free and open to the public.