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  1. Fall Fest - Hosted by Newton Main Street and Jasper County Iowa Farm Bureau

    September 26, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    4:00 - 7:00 pm: Final Newton Main Street Farmers Market.

    5:30 pm: Hawkeye Pedal Pull Contest - Located on N 2nd Ave; registration begins at 4:30 pm and ends at 5:15 pm. Pulls begin following registration. No cost to enter. Trophies & prizes for each age group (ages 4-11).

    4:00 - 9:00 pm: Slipstream; Bring your lawn chair and enjoy free, live music on the square from this local favorite.

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  2. Newton Farmers' Market

    September 26, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Newton's Farmer's Market will be held on the North and West sides of the Jasper County Courthouse. For more information, contact Graham Sullivan at the Newton Main Street office.

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  3. Newton Chamber Ribbon Cutting for Olive 'Et Boutique

    September 28, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    The Newton Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for Olive 'Et Boutique, located at 111 W 2nd St S, on Thursday, September 28th at Noon.

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  4. Community Conversation on Substance Abuse

    September 28, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Newton High School

    Substance abuse does not discriminate and effects the lives of everyone in our community. This event will provide valuable information and resources for Parents and Community Members seeking to know more about the challenges faced in Jasper County and what you and your community can do to protect your kids and help those impacted by substance abuse. Please join us for this very important conversation.
    Presenters Chief Burdess – Newton Police Department— Event Overview and Coalition Formation Hayley Nemmers – Employee and Family Resources— Binge and Underage Drinking Lieutenant Groves—Jasper County Sheriff’s Office - Local Testimonials Officer Al Fear – Cedar Rapids Police - Opioid Epidemic Community Conversation with local prevention, treatment and recovery providers

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  5. Newton Chamber Ribbon Cutting for Olive 'Et Boutique

    September 29, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    The Newton Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting for Olive 'Et Boutique, located at 111 W 2nd St S, on Friday, September 29th at Noon.

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  6. Newton Mural Restoration Ribbon Cutting

    September 29, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM @ Sersland Park

    You are invited to attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Newton Downtown Murals Restoration on Friday September, 29th at Noon at Sersland Park, located on the East 100 block of 1st Ave.

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  7. Capitol II Theatre in Newton - Sensory Friendly Movie

    September 30, 10:15 AM - 12:30 PM @ Capitoll II Theatre

    Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to the Capitoll II Theatre's Sensory Friendly Movie on Saturday, September 30th beginning at 10:15 AM. Lego Ninjago Movie will be the movie shown and tickets are $5.00 per person. The Capitoll II Theatre is located at 116 1st St North in Newton

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  8. Newton Public Library 25th Anniversary

    September 30, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Newton Public Library 25th Jubilee will be held on Saturday, September 30th from 2 until 4 p.m. The are celebrating 25 years under the blue roof with food, festivities, live music and building tours will be given from 1 to 2 p.m. This event will take place on the library lawn, weather permitting.

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Library Calendar

  1. Toddler's & Two's Storytime

    September 26, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    Storytime for ages 18 to 36 months with a parent or caregiver, siblings are welcome! Storytime lasts about 20 minutes and includes stories, music, and a simple craft. Please pick up a storytime guidelines sheet at your first storytime visit.

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  2. Ebooks by Appointment

    September 27, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Need a little help with that new Kindle or iPad? Make an appointment for one-on-one help with downloading free library eBooks and audiobooks to your tablet or mobile device. Call 641-792-4108 to reserve your time slot.

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  3. DIY @ the Library: Painted Stones with "Jasper County Iowa Rocks!"

    September 27, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Paint your own decorative stones with local artist group, "Jasper County Iowa Rocks!" This group is a member of the Kindness Rocks project, as featured on the television program, NBC Today. All materials are provided, adults only please. Call 641-792-4108 to register.

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  4. Preschool Storytime

    September 28, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    Storytime for preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, siblings are welcome. Storytime includes books, music, fingerplays and a simple craft. Questions, call Youth Services Librarian Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  5. Newton Public Library 25th Jubilee

    September 30, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    We're celebrating 25 years under the blue roof! Join us on September 30th for food, festivities, and music by the Deep Dish Divas. Building tours will be conducted from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. This event will take place on the library lawn, weather permitting. Lawn chairs are encouraged. All ages welcome! This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Newton Public Library. Event artwork by Laura Lengeling

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