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Classes & Events

Northern Lakes Region

Nature Club

This outdoor program for 1st-4th graders meets after school on select Tuesdays each month at PR-B Schools.


Tiny Turtles

This outdoor program for 4 & 5 year olds meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month on the Hunt Utilities Group Resilient Living Campus.

Bingo Scavenger Hunt

This photo Bingo Scavenger Hunt takes place seasonally and can be played from anywhere.

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Norther Lakes Region Classes & Events

Fall Recycled Craft Fun


Tuesday, October 24 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM


At the PR-B School. Meet in the Commons.


$5 per Student


Registration for this event is through Pine River-Backus Community Ed's Infinite Campus. Click the button below to register. 


Using paint, paper, glue, fabric, and more, we’ll transform and recycle readily available household materials into fun, fall crafts! Come create with us! Meet in the Commons. 

Class is for 1st - 5th Grade. 

For other events in the Northern Lakes Region, visit the Pine River Community Events Calendar

Driftless Region

Driftless Regon Classes & Events
Driftless Region Classes and Events

Nature Adventures with Nora


Select Wednesdays from 11am-12pm.


Shirley M. Wright Memorial Library, Trempealeau


Elementary aged children K-5.


FREE - see library website for more information. 


While the seasons change from summer to fall, discover what animals and plants are doing out in nature during this time! With hands-on activities and games, programs will be taken place indoors and outdoors - so dress accordingly!

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October Wild Child Nature Explorers


Programs will be hosted at the La Crosse County Libraries on the following dates:

Onalaska: Tuesday October 3, 4:30-5:30pm

Holmen: Wednesday October 4, 6:30-7:30pm

Campbell: Thursday October 5, 4:30-5:30pm

Bangor: Tuesday October 10, 4:30-5:30pm

West Salem: Thursday October 12, 5:30-6:30


Geared towards children ages 6-10, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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FREE - Registration is required, learn more here.


Let's get batty about one of our region's most underappreciated residents. Discover the bats that may call this area home, and their unique adaptations through some hands-on activities. Learn why bats are threatened and what we can do to help!

Bingo Scavenger Hunt

This photo Bingo Scavenger Hunt takes place seasonally and can be played from anywhere.

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Driftless Region Family Nature Walks


Saturday, July 29

Saturday, October 21

All walks begin at 10am

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In partnership with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Family Nature Walks offer an opportunity for guided nature exploration with Happy Dancing Turtle's Nature Nora in the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge!  Meet other nature-loving families as we take a leisurely walk, observing nature & learning fun facts. Plus, get activities to take home & resource recommendations to continue learning as a family! Meeting locations may vary based on conditions and phenology.

Pricing & Registration

Free, registration required. Please email or call 218-587-2303 to reserve spots in a walk. Let us know the number in your group. 

Weather & Cancellations

These walks are rain, shine, or snow events - please come prepared! In the event of severe weather, we will contact you to inform you of a cancellation.


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