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  1. American Legion Newton Post 111 Lasagna Dinner

    March 26, 2019, 5:30 PM @ American Legion Newton Post 111

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  2. Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Growing Aronia Berries Seminar

    March 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

    Learn how to grow, care for and the uses of this amazing alternative fruit crop and landscaping shrub. Free seminar facilitated by Mark and Jane McConeghey.

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  3. Newton Job/Career Fair

    March 27, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ DMACC Newton Campus - Room 210

    Newton Development Corporation (NDC), Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, and the Goodwill Career Connection Center would like to invite potential employees to the 2019 FREE Job/Career Fair scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 4:00 pm–6:00 pm. Please bring your résumé and dress in appropriate attire for your industry.

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  4. Iowa Community Theatre Festival 2019

    March 28, 2019 - March 31, 2019

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  5. Cops & Neighborhoods United Zone 6 Informational Meeting

    March 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Heights Alliance Church

    The Newton Police Department has developed the Cops and Neighborhoods United program to develop relationships between police officers and Newton citizens. Using a grid system already used by the department to track crime rates and traffic issues, officers have been assigned to each area of Newton, allowing citizens to have one or two officers that they can contact, get to know and work with to resolve issues in their neighborhoods. The Zone 6 meeting will allow citizens of that zone a chance to connect with Officers Eckert and Harden.

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  6. Newton Christian School Hog Roast & Auction

    March 29, 2019, 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Heights Alliance Church

    Come and join us for our biggest fundraiser benefitting the Newton Christian School! We will be serving a pulled pork meal with both a silent and live auction to follow! It will be a fun-filled night that the public is welcomed to attend!

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  7. Fish Fry Dinner

    March 29, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    Baked or Fried Fish, Baked Potato and Coleslaw Dinner $8 adults $4 students Desserts are available for a donation provided to support the church youth group.

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  8. Baqara Skate - Friday Session

    March 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Baqara Skate

    Baqara is pleased to provide a roller skating rink to the Newton community for fun entertainment for families! Updates to be made throughout the winter. Birthday parties, special events and themed skate nights to come! The skating rink will run October 12th 2018 to mid April 2019. Call or email us today to book your birthday celebration or private party!

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  9. Live Music - Brad & Kate at The Cellar Peanut Pub

    March 29, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Cellar Peanut Pub

    Brad & Kate are a married music duo from Iowa who believes live music, unlike anything else, brings people together. They play a wide range of music from oldies to pop, blues to rock, as well as their own original music. We can’t wait to have them play for you at The Cellar Peanut Pub - Newton! As always, no cover charge. Must be 21 years or older.

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  10. Newton YMCA Safe Sleep Class

    March 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton YMCA

    The Newton YMCA and Child Care Resource & Referral are proud to offer this important training to educate parents on safe sleep practices for infants. We will discuss how to eliminate risk factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). We will also discuss how brain development can affect sleep and sleep patterns and much more!

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  11. Baqara Skate - Saturday Matinee Session

    March 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Baqara Skate

    Saturday afternoon is our matinee skate - half-price admission from 1 - 4! Baqara is pleased to provide a roller skating rink to the Newton community for fun entertainment for families! Updates to be made throughout the winter. Birthday parties, special events and themed skate nights to come! The skating rink will run October 12th 2018 to mid April 2019. Call or email us today to book your birthday celebration or private party!

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  12. Baqara Skate - Saturday Session

    March 30, 2019, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Baqara Skate

    Baqara is pleased to provide a roller skating rink to the Newton community for fun entertainment for families! Updates to be made throughout the winter. Birthday parties, special events and themed skate nights to come! The skating rink will run October 12th 2018 to mid April 2019. Call or email us today to book your birthday celebration or private party!

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  13. Cosmic Bowling at Cardinal Lanes

    March 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Cardinal Lanes

    Cosmic light bowling every Saturday starts at 6 p.m.! Grab your friends OR bring the family & have a great time! Choose your own music on the juke box!

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  14. Live Music - Rock Bottom at The Cellar Peanut Pub

    March 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Cellar Peanut Pub

    Our friends, Rock Bottom are Southern Iowa’s hard rockin’ classic rock band. We can’t wait to have them play for you at The Cellar Peanut Pub - Newton! As always, no cover charge. Must be 21 years or older.

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  15. Newton Elks Stand Up Comedy Night

    March 30, 2019, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Newton Elks Lodge #1270

    It has been one crazy winter and we all need a good laugh! ComediansTommy Morgan, Jr and Nathan Timmel are both genuinely funny and will keep you on your toes...you will not want to miss this! A taco bar will be available from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the bar (free will donation - $5 suggested).

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  16. Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge's Bison on the Prairie

    March 31, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    Enjoy a short presentation on the history and management of the American bison. Take a guided walk along the Overlook Trail to search for the bison and elk herds while enjoying the spring landscape.

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  17. OPERA Iowa's Notes in Newton

    March 31, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ First Presbyterian Church

    Join the Newton Chapter of the Des Moines Metro Opera Guild for a FREE concert of opera and musical theatre favorites featuring the 2019 OPERA Iowa troupe! These talented young artists were selected from a highly competitive pool of over 1,000 applicants and 500 live auditions in New York, Houston, Cincinnati and Des Moines. Don't miss this chance to hear opera's rising stars in an intimate setting!

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Library Calendar

  1. Tuesday Tea with Austen

    March 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    Join our Jane Austen book club for a discussion of Persuasion. Copies of the book may be requested at the Library information desk. Tea and light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.

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  2. Toddler Storytime

    March 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    Storytime for ages 18 to 36 months, with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome! Join us for stories, music, and a simple craft. No registration necessary.

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  3. Bibliophile Book Club

    March 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library, Meeting Room

    Join our new library book club for a discussion of Caroline: Little House, Revisited by Sarah Miller. Request your copy of the book at the information desk or by calling the library at 641-792-4108. Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month, at 1:00 pm. New members always welcome!

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  4. Preschool Storytime

    March 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregiver. Siblings welcome! Storytime includes stories, music, and a simple craft. No registration required.

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  5. Teen Board Game Club

    March 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Join us for our new Teen Board Game Club! Learn how to play games like Catan, Ticket to ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo, Dixit, Zooloretto, and Forbidden Island! New games will be played each week, and instruction is provided for those who would like it. Both new players and experiences players are welcome! No registration required, and a snack will be provided. Please contact Youth Services Librarian, Phyllis Peter, at 641-792-4108 with questions or if you have any food allergies we need to be aware of.

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