Calendar

Dec
22
Sun
Iowa Christmas Classic @ Iowa State Fairgrounds
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am

Youth Wrestling Tournament for Iowa & 6 bordering states. 8th Grade and under. For all additional information (registration, weigh-ins) regarding this event, please visit the website:

http://www.iowachristmasclassic.com

Event Location: Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center

Dec
27
Fri
Magicamp @ Lakeside Center
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am

Ages: 7 – 15 years old

Magicamp is for anyone who likes to have fun. You’ll spend two days learning from professional magician Lee Cole on how to entertain and amaze your friends, family and classmates.

December 27 & 30 Fri, Mon 9:00am-11:45am
March 16 & 18 Mon,Wed 9:00am-11:45am

 

Lee Cole’s Magicamp @ Raccoon River Park Nature Lodge
Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm

Magicamp is for anyone who likes to have fun. You’ll spend two days learning from professional magician Lee Cole on how to entertain and amaze your friends, family and classmates. You’ll learn tricks that can be done anywhere, at any time, and for the rest of your life. All magic materials are provided.

December 27 & 30 1pm – 3:45pm. Ages 7 – 15.

 

Teen Winter Break Shut-in @ Clive Public Library
Dec 27 @ 5:45 pm

12 and older
Friday, December 27 5:45 – 10:00 p.m.

Teens, have you ever wanted to know what it is like to be in the library after hours and in the dark? Tired of the same old winter break activities? Bring friends and make new ones during a super fun shut-in with a pizza party, sugar treats, and a variety of activities (some in the dark) that we are in the mix of planning. Share some of your awesome ideas when you register for the program.

*Parents/Guardians must sign a waiver on behalf of the participant. Please drop off and pick up on time.

Registration required.

Dec
30
Mon
Hoop-Stars Winter Break Basketball Camp @ Faith Baptist College
Dec 30 @ 9:00 am

Hoop-Stars Winter Break Basketball Camp is a two-day clinic for kids in 2nd-7th grade who want to keep their skills sharp during the winter break. These two clinics will incorporate skills and drills, along with team and individual competition. The instructors for this clinic will be Faith Baptist College players and coaches. Clinic fee includes a t-shirt for all participants. The camp will be held at Faith Baptist College, 1900 NW 4th Street.

2nd-4th Grades 12/30/2019 to 12/31/2019
Thu,Fri 9:00am-12:00pm
5th-7th Grades 12/30/2019 to 12/31/2019
Thu,Fri 1:00pm-4:00pm
Youth Blackout Bowling Party @ Great Escape
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am

Roll in the New Year at Great Escape! Enjoy two hours of unlimited laser light bowling, fun music, an assortment of prizes and complementary fries with a drink. All for just $12 per youth bowler! See the Great Escape customer service desk or contact Jodi 515-263-1700 to reserve your spot!

Dec
31
Tue
New Year’s Eve Palooza @ Johnston Public Library
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am

Drop in anytime between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm for a fun New Year’s Eve celebration. Follow a scavenger hunt throughout the library and earn prizes as you go. Create a party hat, earn 2020 glasses, and finish the day off with a fun photo at the photo booth! Open to kids of all ages and their grown up.

New Year’s Eve STEM @ Southside Library
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am

Kids! Celebrate New Year’s Eve early at South with a science experiment and crafts! Stop by and make confetti poppers to take home or concoct a glitter volcano. For youth ages 5-12. Parent or guardian must be present with children.

Noon Year’s Eve Party @ Franklin Avenue Library
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am

Families can celebrate the New Year early with games, crafts, activities, and more. Come party with us and join the countdown to noon.

Noon Years Eve @ Urbandale Public Library
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am

Not sure you’ll make it to midnight? Count down the noon year with some fun at the Urbandale Public Library! Dancing, balloons, and more, plus the event concludes with a ball drop at the stroke of noon.

Noon-Year’s Eve @ Altoona Public Library
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am

Are you ready to count down to the New Year, but you don’t want to stay up until midnight?

The whole family can join us for a Noon Year’s Eve party at the library!

All ages are invited.

Registration is required.

 

Jan
18
Sat
ACT Prep Course @ Clive Public Library
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm

Grades High School Juniors and
Seniors

Meets twice:
Saturday, January 18 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 25 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Are you a sophomore or junior who is signed up to take the ACT in 2020 and looking to prepare yourself more? We are offering a FREE prep course led by a professional College Planning Specialist that will take your ACT testing skills to the next level. The first class will include an overview of the ACT along with some great testing tips and also focuses on the English and Reading portions of the ACT that includes practice tests. The second class will include information and practice tests for Math and Science. All materials provided. Please register only if your schedule allows you to attend both dates.

Registration required.

Jan
25
Sat
ACT Prep Course @ Clive Public Library
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm

Grades High School Juniors and
Seniors

Meets twice:
Saturday, January 18 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 25 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Are you a sophomore or junior who is signed up to take the ACT in 2020 and looking to prepare yourself more? We are offering a FREE prep course led by a professional College Planning Specialist that will take your ACT testing skills to the next level. The first class will include an overview of the ACT along with some great testing tips and also focuses on the English and Reading portions of the ACT that includes practice tests. The second class will include information and practice tests for Math and Science. All materials provided. Please register only if your schedule allows you to attend both dates.

Registration required.

Mar
16
Mon
Magicamp @ Lakeside Center
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am

Ages: 7 – 15 years old

Magicamp is for anyone who likes to have fun. You’ll spend two days learning from professional magician Lee Cole on how to entertain and amaze your friends, family and classmates.

December 27 & 30 Fri, Mon 9:00am-11:45am
March 16 & 18 Mon,Wed 9:00am-11:45am