The Clinton County Conservation (CCC) is planning the following upcoming events:

Wednesday, Nov. 20: Open Range Air Rifles, 6 p.m. at Rock Creek. This event will be held in the basement of the Eco Center for public use and will include safety and practical instruction. Participants must use the center’s equipment and will be under the watchful eye of a range master. Children (9+) must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free.

On Friday, Nov. 22, a Turkey Talk event will begin at 10 a.m. at the Discovery Center in Clinton. Turkeys can run up to 25 miles per hour and fly as fast as 55 miles per hour. Take the kids to learn this and more with a hands-on animal artifacts and mount.

A public open house will be held Saturday, Nov. 23 at dusk at the Jens-Wendt Observatory at Sherman Park (north entrance). Astronomers with the Quad-City Astronomical Society will have the facility open and guide attendees through the best of the night sky. The sky must be clear.

Friends of Rock Creek will meet Tuesday, Nov. 26, 6 p.m. at Rock Creek. This is a way to get involved with this organization and help out a great place.