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October 5, 2020
October 6, 2020
October 8, 2020
October 12, 2020 - October 24, 2020
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October 5, 2020 - October 9, 2020
The fall clean-up dates for Union Cemetery and Memorial Park Cemetery are October 5 - October 9. Please contact the Community Services Division at 641-792-1470 with questions.
October 5, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers
October 19, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers
October 21, 2020, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM @ Council Chambers
October 22, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 5, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Newton Senior High School Center for Performance
Will Martin, New Zealand vocalist/pianist plus drums/bass, will play at the Newton Senior High Center for Performance.
October 17, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ashton Wildwood Park
Mark your calendars for this FUN FAMILY event! Every car that comes will be in the running for a 4 pack of tickets to Center Grove Orchard! We are taking donations of pumpkins carved or not carved and candy! Call our office if you would like more information 641-792-9780.
October 31, 2020, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
As always, residents may choose to participate by keeping the front door light on at their residence. Likewise, parents should decide if they will allow their children to participate in any Halloween activities in the community.
Regardless of how you choose to celebrate Halloween it is important to keep health and safety top of mind - this includes social distancing, face coverings and hand washing.
October 5, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library Lawn
Join us Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for Outdoor Storytime. We will meet by the Sir Rust-O-Lot Statue. Bring a blanket to sit on, we will spread out on the lawn to maintain social distancing. If it is raining, the event is cancelled. For ages 2-5, no preregistration necessary
October 6, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library Lawn
October 6, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Work on your resume, edit your cover letter, or complete an online application during our job-seeker support hours. Our Public Services Librarian will provide dedicated support for job-seekers on Tuesday afternoons. Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at 641-792-4108 to schedule your appointment. This program will not be held on September 15th.
October 8, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online Event
Dig into Iowa's strange and spooky history with paranormal investigator, Chad Lewis! Join Lewis for an online presentation on alien abductions, haunted locations, crop circles, and mysterious creatures of Iowa. This online event will be held via Zoom and registration is required. Please call 641-792-4108 to register.
October 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - October 24, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
The Newton Public Library is collecting NEW cold weather clothing for children ages 6-18! Donated clothing will be given to Newton schools, to be distributed to local students in need. Items being collected include: sweatshirts, gloves, hats, coats, socks, and scarves. Clothing can be dropped off at the library during open hours. Thank you for your donation!
October 12, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library Lawn
October 13, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library Lawn
October 13, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 19, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library Lawn
October 20, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library Lawn
October 20, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Our annual pumpkin decorating contest is back! Decorate a pumpkin or gourd as your favorite book character. Pumpkins may be painted, dressed, or accessorized, but not carved, and will be accepted for Youth/Family/Classroom, Independent Child, and Adult categories. Independent child entries will be divided into age categories (4-7, 9-12, & 13-18) with a winner from each age group.
Entries will be accepted October 22-26. The public will vote for winners in all categories October 27-31. Winners in each category will receive a Halloween treat basket!
October 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 26, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library Lawn
October 27, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library Lawn
October 27, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 29, 2020, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Trick-or-treat on the library lawn! Children and their families are invited to trick-or-treat during this special socially-distanced outdoor event on October 29th. Walk along our decorated path and visit all of our trick-or-treat stations for candy, books, and other fun prizes. This event will take place rain or shine and costumes are encouraged (we'll be wearing ours!). Trick-or-treating will run from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., while supplies last.