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Lost Island Nature Center offering activities during Cabin Fever Weekend in Ruthven February 22

Thu 2-13-2020 3267 350th Ave, Ruthven, IA

A number of events are coming up at the Lost Island Nature Center during Ruthven's annual Cabin Fever weekend.  KUOO's Becky Thoreson has details:

Lost Island Nature Center offering activities during Cabin Fever Weekend in Ruthven 

The Lost Island Nature Center will host several events during the Cabin Fever Celebration in Ruthven on February 22.

Naturalist Kaitlin Anderson explains.  "We're going to start the day off with Youth Ice Fishing, so that's for ages 7 to 15, and it's running from 8 to 10 am.  We can only take 6 kids out at a time, so we're doing 30 minutes time slots.  So, they do need to call us here at the Nature Center to reserve their spot.  Following the Youth Ice Fishing, we have our Chili Cook-off.  So, chili makers, if you want to make your chili and bring it in, you just have to make it in a crock pot and it has to be here by 1:30 pm, and then the actual meal where people can come in and taste all those chilies, starts at 2.  Cost is $5 and you can taste as many times as you want.  We'll have some other treats provided, as well, and then you actually get to vote on your favorite chili.  Preregistration is also required, not to come, but just to make the chili."

The Nature Center will also hold a Snowman Contest and offer sleigh and wagon rides that day.

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