ALERT: Full hookup sites now available at Arrowhead Park, Botna Bend Park, and Hitchcock Nature Center for $30 per night.
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Story Weaver | December

Thursday, December 12, 2024
6:00pm to 7:30pm Add to Calendar

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

16 and up

Free with Park Admission

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"Story Weaver" is for people who want to tell and/or listen to stories told in and about the natural world in the oral tradition.

Once a month we invite you to gather with like minded folk and tell a short story about or inspired by the Natural world. Stories may be true, fictional, or mythic. They may be inspired by history, fairytale/legend/folklore, personal experience, observation, family history etc. They may be sad, dramatic, funny, wise, or exciting.

 We ask that your stories are in some way related to nature, the wild, or ecology. They may even be stories about plants, animals, rivers, stones, etc. with no human presence at all.

Attendance is welcome whether you wish to tell a story or just listen to stories being told. 


Free with paid park entrance. Please meet in the Gallery at the Loess Hills Lodge.



Some Guidelines:

*Please have your story prepared ahead of the event, to ensure that if fits within the allotted time.

* All stories are to be five minutes or less (with a one-minute grace period)

*Stories should be told not read, please leave your notecards behind when you tell your story.

*Your story should be in some-way related to the natural world.

*Be kind and civil. Avoid using offensive or derogatory language.

*Have fun! The best stories are told by those who enjoy the telling. 

* Be respectful, listen attentively to the stories others are telling.

Cancellation Policy

Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date by calling 712-545-3283 and speaking with staff directly. Processing fees will not be refunded. Cancellations received less than 1 week (7 days) in advance of the event will not be refunded. Fees for programs canceled by Pottawattamie Conservation due to weather or other circumstances will be fully refunded. 

Registration confirmation and event details, including important updates in the event of weather or other circumstances, will be sent to the email address entered when registering. Make sure to check junk/spam folders. Pottawattamie Conservation is not responsible for missed emails.

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2024 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie Conservation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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