Apr
27
Sat
Open Swim @ Summit Pool
Apr 27 @ 1:30 pm

Times are subject to change and will be posted at the pool.  The pool may be shared with other activities during these times. Please check the monthly schedules for daily dates and times for open swim and lap swim.

Apr
28
Sun
Tiny Tot Triathlon @ Johnston Fire Station 38
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of kid-friendly activities beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Fire Station 38, located at 10225 NW 62nd Avenue in Johnston. Kids in grades K-6 will participate in a run (choose your distance when you check-in), a fireman’s crawl and finish with a mini Polar Plunge – all to support Special Olympics Iowa!

This event is recreational (not competitive) and encourages kids to get active. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes and be sure to bring a swimsuit, towel and a change of clothes for the Polar Plunge. Family members are encouraged to cheer their kid(s) on as they go through the triathlon. Click here to register.

Open Swim @ Summit Pool
Apr 28 @ 1:30 pm

Times are subject to change and will be posted at the pool.  The pool may be shared with other activities during these times. Please check the monthly schedules for daily dates and times for open swim and lap swim.

May
3
Fri
Polk County Master Gardeners Plant Sale @ Renes Greenhouse
May 3 @ 5:00 pm

Polk County Master Gardeners  Annual sale runs May 3-5 in Johnston

The Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, Polk County Master Gardeners will host their annual Plant Sale May 3-5, 2019 at the former Renes greenhouse located at 9401 NW 70th Ave. in Johnston, Iowa. Customers will find a wide variety of plants and gardening items available for sale with proceeds benefiting local Polk County Master Gardener projects.

Some of the items available for purchase with cash or check this year include:
• Annuals
• Many unusual varieties of coleus
• Tomatoes (including heirlooms)
• Peppers
• Herbs
• Perennials
• Hanging baskets
• Planters/pots
• House Plants
• Miscellaneous garden items

The three day Plant Sale will be held on:
• Friday, May 3, 2019: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Saturday, May 4, 2019: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Sunday, May 5, 2019: 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.

Polk County Master Gardeners is a service organization of volunteers trained in home horticulture by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and operates as part of ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County.

May
4
Sat
Polk County Master Gardeners Plant Sale @ Renes Greenhouse
May 4 @ 8:00 am

Polk County Master Gardeners  Annual sale runs May 3-5 in Johnston

The Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, Polk County Master Gardeners will host their annual Plant Sale May 3-5, 2019 at the former Renes greenhouse located at 9401 NW 70th Ave. in Johnston, Iowa. Customers will find a wide variety of plants and gardening items available for sale with proceeds benefiting local Polk County Master Gardener projects.

Some of the items available for purchase with cash or check this year include:
• Annuals
• Many unusual varieties of coleus
• Tomatoes (including heirlooms)
• Peppers
• Herbs
• Perennials
• Hanging baskets
• Planters/pots
• House Plants
• Miscellaneous garden items

The three day Plant Sale will be held on:
• Friday, May 3, 2019: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Saturday, May 4, 2019: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Sunday, May 5, 2019: 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.

Polk County Master Gardeners is a service organization of volunteers trained in home horticulture by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and operates as part of ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County.

Kites on the Green @ Johnston Commons
May 4 @ 10:00 am

Join us for the sixth annual Kites on the Green festival featuring giant show kite displays, celebrity bol races, free kite building, live music, storytime, sidewalk art, and delicious food!

Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm in Johnston Commons, the grassy area near the Johnston Public Library.

May
5
Sun
Polk County Master Gardeners Plant Sale @ Renes Greenhouse
May 5 @ 12:00 pm

Polk County Master Gardeners  Annual sale runs May 3-5 in Johnston

The Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, Polk County Master Gardeners will host their annual Plant Sale May 3-5, 2019 at the former Renes greenhouse located at 9401 NW 70th Ave. in Johnston, Iowa. Customers will find a wide variety of plants and gardening items available for sale with proceeds benefiting local Polk County Master Gardener projects.

Some of the items available for purchase with cash or check this year include:
• Annuals
• Many unusual varieties of coleus
• Tomatoes (including heirlooms)
• Peppers
• Herbs
• Perennials
• Hanging baskets
• Planters/pots
• House Plants
• Miscellaneous garden items

The three day Plant Sale will be held on:
• Friday, May 3, 2019: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Saturday, May 4, 2019: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Sunday, May 5, 2019: 12 noon to 4:00 p.m.

Polk County Master Gardeners is a service organization of volunteers trained in home horticulture by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and operates as part of ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County.

May
10
Fri
Johnston Mayor’s Bike Ride @ Johnston Hy-Vee
May 10 @ 10:00 am

Join Johnston Mayor Paula Dierenfeld for a fun ride on City trails. The three-mile loop begins  at Hy-Vee, 5750 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston and ends at the large shelter at Terra Park.Free lunch will be served for those participating in the ride.

Jun
13
Thu
Johnston Green Days @ Johnston Commons
Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm

The Johnston Green Days festival starts in 2019 on Thursday, June 13. Highlights include a carnival, parade, live bands, car show, rib night, beer garden, bags tournament, free family movie, free balloon artist, crafts for kids, Bill Riley Talent Search and much more.

Green Days is held every year in Johnston Commons — the grassy area located near the Johnston Public Library.

Jun
14
Fri
Johnston Green Days @ Johnston Commons
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm

The Johnston Green Days festival starts in 2019 on Thursday, June 13. Highlights include a carnival, parade, live bands, car show, rib night, beer garden, bags tournament, free family movie, free balloon artist, crafts for kids, Bill Riley Talent Search and much more.

Green Days is held every year in Johnston Commons — the grassy area located near the Johnston Public Library.

Jun
15
Sat
Johnston Green Days @ Johnston Commons
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am

The Johnston Green Days festival starts in 2019 on Thursday, June 13. Highlights include a carnival, parade, live bands, car show, rib night, beer garden, bags tournament, free family movie, free balloon artist, crafts for kids, Bill Riley Talent Search and much more.

Green Days is held every year in Johnston Commons — the grassy area located near the Johnston Public Library.

Jun
16
Sun
Johnston Green Days @ Johnston Commons
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm

The Johnston Green Days festival starts in 2019 on Thursday, June 13. Highlights include a carnival, parade, live bands, car show, rib night, beer garden, bags tournament, free family movie, free balloon artist, crafts for kids, Bill Riley Talent Search and much more.

Green Days is held every year in Johnston Commons — the grassy area located near the Johnston Public Library.