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Cabin fever day

WHEN: 1-4 p.m. today

WHERE: Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center, 3942 291st St., Camanche

DETAILS: Students in grades 4-6 are invited to spend the afternoon outside, practicing archery, orienteering and other activities. Cost is $5 per student. Register at

Hike No. 2,598

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. today
WHERE:Albany Mounds State Historic Site
DETAILS: Join members of the Black Hawk Hiking Club at this 200-acre preserve, home to American Indian burial mounds. Go to for more information. 

Bike Swap & Outdoor Gear Sale

WHEN: 12-3 p.m. Sunday, March 11

WHERE: The Village Theater, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport

DETAILS: Time to spring clean and gear up for summer. All bike and outdoor gear welcome. Free to sell and free to enter. Contact Friends of Off-Road Cycling at to RSVP for selling space. 

Name that swan

WHEN: Now through March 20

WHERE: Online

DETAILS: Vote for your favorite name suggestion for the new male swan at the Hurstville Interpretive Center in Maquoketa. Go to to make your selection. 

Toddler Tales

WHEN: 10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, and continuing every second Tuesday of each month through October

WHERE: Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Avenue, Davenport

DETAILS: Educators will introduce children age 3-5 to the wonders of the outdoors. Sessions will include a nature-themed story, craft and outdoor adventure. Parents or caregivers must accompany their children. Cost is $5 per child or $3 with a Nahant Marsh membership. Go to for more information, including the 2018 Toddler Tales schedule. 

Trout releases

WHEN: 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 23

WHERE: Discovery Park, 3300 Cedar St., Muscatine (10 a.m.); Gate 1, Lake of the Hills at West Lake Park, 14910 110th Ave., Davenport (10:30 a.m.) 

DETAILS: Anglers need a valid fishing license and must pay a trout fee to participate. Go to for more information about rules and regulations. 

Icicle Bicycle Ride 

WHEN: Saturday, March 24

WHERE: Happy Joe's, 408 South 1st St., Clinton, Iowa

DETAILS: 28-mile route; Register before March 14 for $20. Go to for more information.