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Pumpkin Palooza

Join us to celebrate “all things pumpkin” during the free, family-friendly Pumpkin Palooza at Central Gardens on Saturday, October 15, beginning at 4pm and culminating with a lighted Pumpkins on Parade stroll through the Gardens from 6pm-7pm.  Children’s activities include supervised pumpkin stencil drawings and pumpkin carving stations, a center for creating pictures from dyed […]

Volunteer Appreciation at Central Gardens

Central Gardens of North Iowa would not be what it is without the valuable contributions of volunteers. Every year, the hard work and dedication of more than 120 volunteers allows the Gardens to remain a free public garden, host numerous free programs, and maintain over 20 beautifully themed gardens for our communities to enjoy. All […]

Fall StoryWalk®

Start inside the main gate and follow the signs through the Gardens to read a story. The StoryWalk® is a wonderful way for readers of all ages to combine literacy skills and healthy exercise while enjoying the surroundings. New books will be posted by the library in September and October. September's book will be bilingual […]