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September 19, 2019
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September 18, 2019, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM @ Council Chambers
September 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
September 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Celebrating NHS Athletics on the evening of the Homecoming Parade in downtown Newton! Stores will be open this evening, offering refreshments, tastings, in store specials and more!
A variety of vendors will set up around the downtown square with a % of sales going to the NHS Athletic Booster Club.
September 20, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ EJH Beard Administration Center
This event is a must-attend discussion for all HR and business professionals who need tools to find and retain great hires. Organizations and businesses are struggling to find ways to attract, develop, and retain team members. Join the Newton Development Corporation, Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce and DMACC Business Resources on September 20 as Joel Bennett, from Veel Hoeden Consulting, leads a session on how to bridge the generational divide in your workplace.
September 20, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Baqara Skate
September 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
Mayor Michael L. Hansen will host a Coffee with the Mayor the third Saturday of each month from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Newton Public Library located at 100 N 3rd Ave W. This is an opportunity for the Mayor to meet with residents, hear their concerns, and connect with the citizens of Newton.
September 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Baqara Skate
September 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Gezellig Brewing Company
Bring your coloring books, crayons and pencils! We'll have some. Ages 00-200
September 24, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Downtown Newton
September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019 @ Newton Kart Klub
Newton Kart Klub is a family owned business owned by Wes Stierwalt and ran by Josh Ryther. Ed & Dixie Peterson started The Klub in 1974. Ed Peterson is no longer with us but his dreams and visions of providing a fast, fun, competitive, family oriented sport still remain our focus today. It is our mission to provide kart racing available to as many participants as possible and to accommodate racers from different sanctioning bodies and still provide equal opportunity to all who participate. Our staff is courteous & professional and will always be working hard to improve in all aspects of our race program to create a SAFE, FAIR and FAMILY ORIENTED racing environment.
September 27, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Baqara Skate
September 28, 2019, All Day @ Iowa Speedway
Iowa Speedway is a state-of-the-art 7/8-mile paved D-Shaped Oval track and motorsports facility. It’s about 30 miles east of Des Moines, Iowa. The track is owned and operated by the U.S. Motorsport Corporation and was designed by NASCAR Champion Rusty Wallace who is also an anchor for ABC-TV and ESPN. Iowa Speedway was designed for year-round use and includes 25,000 grandstand seats. It was designed as the first track in the world to protect fans and drivers through the use of the SAFER barrier technology that surrounds the entire track.
September 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve
Off the Beaten Path” trail race and fun run/walk will take place on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve, Jasper County Iowa; beginning at 9:00 a.m. (8:00-8:45 Registration at Ahrens Access).
Runners will experience the tall grass prairie, woodlands, and maybe even some wildlife! In addition, grass surfaces will cushion the strides of each runner. Immediately following the events, runners will be treated with an ALL YOU CAN EAT pancake breakfast and a free single entry into the Fall Festival! Fall Festival is a conservation celebration of the changing seasons and will include hayrack rides, story walk, live music, face painting, bow shoot, pumpkin patch, fresh-pressed apple cider, popcorn, games, and more! Proceeds from the trail race and fall fest will serve to benefit the natural resources and sustainability of Jasper County through the help of our non-profit group, Jasper Conservation Connection.
September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve
Come on out and celebrate the changing of the seasons with Jasper County Conservation! This year we will be the second year of combining fall festival with our annual "Off the Beaten Path Trail Race" The race will start at 9 AM and the Festival will begin at 10 AM. Fall Festival is a conservation celebration of the changing seasons and will include a pancake brunch served by The Grinnell Fire Department. Other activities include hay rack rides, prairie maze, music, face painting, archery shoot, storywalk, fresh pressed apple cider, popcorn, games, and tours of the Krumm Sugar Shack! Proceeds from the trail race and fall fest will serve to benefit the natural resources and sustainability of Jasper County through the help of our non-profit group, Jasper Conservation Connection.
Admission for the Festival is $10 Adult $5 Kids and anyone under the age of 3 is free.
September 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Baqara Skate
September 29, 2019, All Day @ Iowa Speedway
September 29, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Gezellig Brewing Company
Bring your favorite board / card games or come to learn a new game! We will set up a few tables with some favorite games; sit down and make some new friends! Bring your own game or pick one from our selection and welcome new friends!
September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
Join the Jasper County Health Department and the Newton Public Library for our monthly Parent Cafe! Parents are invited to come to the library meeting room to learn about local resources for parents and children, while children attend library storytime. Each family will receive a free copy of the book, "The Itsy Bitsy Spider". No registration required.
Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregiver. Siblings welcome! Storytime includes stories, music, and a simple craft. No registration required.
September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
Join us for Teen Board Game Club! Learn how to play games like Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Forbidden Island! New and expert players are both welcome. No registration required, and a snack will be served. Questions? Contact Youth Services Librarian, Phyllis Peter at 792-4108.
September 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Join historian, Michael Eckers for a presentation on World War II and the hard work and sacrifices made by the people “back home”. Eckers discusses the personal and nation-wide fight against a common enemy through resource rationing, recycling, scientific and industrial innovation, and financial contributions made by every American. This program is free to attend and open to the public.
September 24, 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.
September 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Join our adult library book club for a discussion of a different book every month. The club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. The upcoming book will be selected by the group at the monthly meeting. Request your copy of the current month's book at the library information desk, or by calling 641-792-4108. New members always welcome!
September - "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate
October - "The Glass Castle" by Jeanette Walls
November - "Blood, Bones, and Butter" by Gabrielle Hamilton
December - "Little Heathens: hard times and high spirits on an Iowa farm during the Great Depression" by Mildred Armstrong Kalish
September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
September 26, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
Do you have questions about your phone or mobile device? Here's your opportunity to ask an expert! Join Premier Locations U.S. Cellular for a drop-in workshop on using your mobile device. This program is free to attend and is open to the public. Attendees do not need to be U.S. Cellular customers. U.S. Cellular goods and services will not be available for purchase at this program. This workshop will be held in the Newton Public Library Meeting Room.
September 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
Join our Youth Services Librarian, Phyllis Peter, on Monday mornings for a special storytime designed for the youngest members of the family! Baby storytime provides a gentle and fun introduction to literacy through songs, stories, and finger plays. For newborns to 18 months with a parent or caregiver (siblings are welcome). Storytime begins at 10:30 am, then stay for play and social time after the program!
September 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
Children in grades K-6 are invited to attend a LEGO afternoon at the library! LEGOs will be provided, please do not bring your own from home. Children age 10 and under will need a parent or adult guardian present in the library during the program.