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City Meetings

  1. Fine Arts and Beautification Commission Meeting

    April 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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  2. IMU Board of Trustees Meeting

    April 26, 2021, 5:30 PM

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Community Calendar

  1. Spring Clean Up

    April 26, 2021, 8:00 AM - April 30, 2021, 4:30 PM

    Only large items not hauled through weekly service. The hauler will pick up refuse the same day as your recycling materials. (This is an "off" week for recycling.) All items need to be on the curb at 7:00 a.m.

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  2. Hazardous Waste Disposal

    April 29, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Indianola Brush Facility

    Please click the link for details regarding the hazardous waste disposal event.

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Indianola Public Library

  1. VIRTUAL Storytime with Janis

    April 20, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Meet Janis on Facebook or Youtube for virtual storytimes! Two storytimes are posted each week, with songs, stories, and shakers. Join the IPL Storytime Group on IPL's Facebook page, or view the videos on Youtube at https://tinyurl.com/57be3ymr

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  2. VIRTUAL Storytime with Janis

    April 22, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Meet Janis on Facebook or Youtube for virtual storytimes! Two storytimes are posted each week, with songs, stories, and shakers. Join the IPL Storytime Group on IPL's Facebook page, or view the videos on Youtube at https://tinyurl.com/57be3ymr

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  3. VIRTUAL Storytime with Janis

    April 27, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Meet Janis on Facebook or Youtube for virtual storytimes! Two storytimes are posted each week, with songs, stories, and shakers. Join the IPL Storytime Group on IPL's Facebook page, or view the videos on Youtube at https://tinyurl.com/57be3ymr

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  4. Online Book Club

    April 27, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Join the online discussion of "Seven Days of Us" by Francesca Hornak. Copies are available for checkout. Register to receive the discussion link.

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  5. VIRTUAL Storytime with Janis

    April 29, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Meet Janis on Facebook or Youtube for virtual storytimes! Two storytimes are posted each week, with songs, stories, and shakers. Join the IPL Storytime Group on IPL's Facebook page, or view the videos on Youtube at https://tinyurl.com/57be3ymr

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Library Meeting Room

  1. Friends of the Library Board

    April 20, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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Parks & Rec

  1. Find Scooter

    April 9, 2021 - April 25, 2021 @ McVay Trail between 9th and 15th Streets

    You've had fun searching for our mascot, Scooter the Squirrel, in the pages of Indianola Magazine. Now it's time to get outdoors and search for 25 hidden pictures of Scooter as you hike the McVay Trail between 9th and 15th Streets. Please leave the pictures in the location that you find them for others to enjoy. Share your photos on Facebook or Instagam! #findscooter

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  2. Senior Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 20, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Activity Center

    Join us for chair exercises to gently build strength, stamina and flexibility.

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  3. Line Dancing (50+)

    April 20, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Indianola Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors lead this class for men & women age 50+.

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  4. Beginning Vegetable Gardening

    April 20, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Activity Center

    Since we're spending more time at home during the pandemic, now is the perfect time to try your hand at gardening! Whether you want to grow veggies in containers on your deck, or turn a corner of your yard into a place to grow vegetables, this class will help you get started. Instruction will cover soil preparation, planning your garden, planting and harvesting your produce. There will also be tips on maintaining your garden and keeping out the critters. Instructors Royce and Sue Thompson are Master Gardeners who have been gardening together for over 40 years.

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  5. Yoga (50+)

    April 21, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors Pam Zimmerman and Joyce Nehring lead this class for men & women age 50+. Bring a mat, towel and water bottle.

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  6. Nature Explorers

    April 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    New craft, activity and adventure weekly. All children must be accompanied by an adult (the registration fee applies to children only). Please wear closed toe shoes and come dressed for the weather. For the safety of guests and staff please also bring and be prepared to wear a mask. We will do our best to limit the time masks need to be worn.

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  7. Stretch & Strengthen Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Stretch, relax, breathe, move, laugh! Gentle workout improves balance, flexibility, strength, stamina, bone density, calmness & breathing. Free class for adults 50 or better.

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  8. Pickleball (50+)

    April 21, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Center

    All shared equipment must be cleaned with the provided disinfectant wipes between use by different players. Masks are required.

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  9. Art Talk: Nature Session 3

    April 21, 2021, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Zoom workshop

    Join Deb Hansen and Tina Dahl, Des Moines Art Center docents, for a virtual presentation that will explore the beauty of nature found in art. In a series of three scheduled Zoom calls, Deb & Tina will share an variety of artwork and lend different perspectives. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion. Sign up for one, two, or all three of the sessions. All presentations are offered free of charge by the Des Moines Art Center. Session 3: Sculpture, Naturally Nature is a favorite subject of sculptors. Learn how artists represented in the Art Center's collections have taken inventive approaches in addressing this extraordinary theme. From concept to materials; from scale to emotion---it's all a part of sculpture, naturally. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before presentation.

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  10. Bullseye Camp

    April 21, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    Certified archery instructor will help all skill levels (including beginners) learn about safety, parts of the bow, and how to shoot, with plenty of practice time on the range. Please dress for the weather. Masks are required. We will do our best to limit the time masks need to be worn.

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  11. Chicometrics

    April 21, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Activity Center

    This popular deep muscle-toning program develops muscular tone and skeletal strength so you look good and feel great. Measure your progress! Aft er only 3-4 one-hour sessions, you can expect to trim as much as 1 to 2 inches from the hips, thighs, and abdominal areas. No impact based with isotonic and isometric principles for fast toning results. Also great for helping with aches and pains.

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  12. Senior Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 22, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Activity Center

    Join us for chair exercises to gently build strength, stamina and flexibility.

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  13. Line Dancing (50+)

    April 22, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Indianola Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors lead this class for men & women age 50+.

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  14. Heartsaver CPR/AED

    April 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Buxton Room

    Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (for example, OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Students receive a course completion card that is valid for 2 years. Course material will cover adult, child and infant CPR, as well as choking and AED use. This is an American Heart Association class instructed by Indianola Paramedic Chuck Cross.

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  15. Yoga (50+)

    April 23, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors Pam Zimmerman and Joyce Nehring lead this class for men & women age 50+. Bring a mat, towel and water bottle.

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  16. Stretch & Strengthen Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Stretch, relax, breathe, move, laugh! Gentle workout improves balance, flexibility, strength, stamina, bone density, calmness & breathing. Free class for adults 50 or better.

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  17. Bingo (Age 50+)

    April 23, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Center

    Players volunteer to call bingo. Covid restrictions currently require social distancing and wearing of masks. Bring your own drinks and pennies to play penny bingo.

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  18. Yoga (50+)

    April 26, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors Pam Zimmerman and Joyce Nehring lead this class for men & women age 50+. Bring a mat, towel and water bottle.

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  19. Stretch & Strengthen Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 26, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Stretch, relax, breathe, move, laugh! Gentle workout improves balance, flexibility, strength, stamina, bone density, calmness & breathing. Free class for adults 50 or better.

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  20. Chicometrics

    April 26, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Activity Center

    This popular deep muscle-toning program develops muscular tone and skeletal strength so you look good and feel great. Measure your progress! Aft er only 3-4 one-hour sessions, you can expect to trim as much as 1 to 2 inches from the hips, thighs, and abdominal areas. No impact based with isotonic and isometric principles for fast toning results. Also great for helping with aches and pains.

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  21. Senior Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 27, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Activity Center

    Join us for chair exercises to gently build strength, stamina and flexibility.

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  22. Line Dancing (50+)

    April 27, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Indianola Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors lead this class for men & women age 50+.

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  23. Beginning Vegetable Gardening

    April 27, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Activity Center

    Since we're spending more time at home during the pandemic, now is the perfect time to try your hand at gardening! Whether you want to grow veggies in containers on your deck, or turn a corner of your yard into a place to grow vegetables, this class will help you get started. Instruction will cover soil preparation, planning your garden, planting and harvesting your produce. There will also be tips on maintaining your garden and keeping out the critters. Instructors Royce and Sue Thompson are Master Gardeners who have been gardening together for over 40 years.

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  24. Yoga (50+)

    April 28, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors Pam Zimmerman and Joyce Nehring lead this class for men & women age 50+. Bring a mat, towel and water bottle.

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  25. Nature Explorers

    April 28, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    New craft, activity and adventure weekly. All children must be accompanied by an adult (the registration fee applies to children only). Please wear closed toe shoes and come dressed for the weather. For the safety of guests and staff please also bring and be prepared to wear a mask. We will do our best to limit the time masks need to be worn.

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  26. Stretch & Strengthen Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 28, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Stretch, relax, breathe, move, laugh! Gentle workout improves balance, flexibility, strength, stamina, bone density, calmness & breathing. Free class for adults 50 or better.

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  27. Campfire Book Club

    April 28, 2021, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    Join us as we discuss the book, The End of the Ocean, around the campfire. The first week, we’ll get to know each other and receive our books. Each following week, we’ll walk to a different spot on Wesley Woods grounds and discuss several chapters.

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  28. Pickleball (50+)

    April 28, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Center

    All shared equipment must be cleaned with the provided disinfectant wipes between use by different players. Masks are required.

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  29. Bullseye Camp

    April 28, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    Certified archery instructor will help all skill levels (including beginners) learn about safety, parts of the bow, and how to shoot, with plenty of practice time on the range. Please dress for the weather. Masks are required. We will do our best to limit the time masks need to be worn.

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  30. Chicometrics

    April 28, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Activity Center

    This popular deep muscle-toning program develops muscular tone and skeletal strength so you look good and feel great. Measure your progress! Aft er only 3-4 one-hour sessions, you can expect to trim as much as 1 to 2 inches from the hips, thighs, and abdominal areas. No impact based with isotonic and isometric principles for fast toning results. Also great for helping with aches and pains.

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  31. Senior Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 29, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Activity Center

    Join us for chair exercises to gently build strength, stamina and flexibility.

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  32. Line Dancing (50+)

    April 29, 2021, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Indianola Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors lead this class for men & women age 50+.

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  33. Heartsaver First Aid, CPR/AED

    April 29, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Buxton Room

    First Aid CPR AED course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. The course reflects science and education from the AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). Students will receive a course completion card valid for 2 years. Course material will cover adult, child and infant CPR, choking and AED use, as well as First Aid. Instructor is Indianola Paramedic Chuck Cross.

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  34. Registration Deadline: Adult Coed Kickball League

    April 30, 2021, All Day @ Pickard Park

    New Spring 2021! Remember the glory days of elementary P.E.? Now you can relive those memories with 9 of your closest friends in this new Kickball League! 10 people per team. 5 males and 5 females. 6 week season with single elimination tournament after the regular season. Games tentatively begin May 12th. Note: Coed League games will be played Wednesdays at 6:15pm, 7:15pm, 8:15pm, & 9:15pm. Each player will be required to sign the adult sports waiver.

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  35. Registration Deadline: Outdoor Bags/Cornhole League

    April 30, 2021, All Day @ Pickard Park

    Grab a friend and join this outdoor league! The ever-popular bags/cornhole game will be played at Pickard Park! Teams will play best of three matches. ***Must be 18 years old to participate. 6 week season followed by a single elimination tournament. BYOB is allowed, provided no glass bottles and no liquor. Responsible beer consumption will be allowed. Waiver for each league participant needs completed before first night of league play and may be downloaded here. Play tentatively begins Wednesday, May 12, with games starting at 6:15pm.

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  36. Yoga (50+)

    April 30, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Volunteer instructors Pam Zimmerman and Joyce Nehring lead this class for men & women age 50+. Bring a mat, towel and water bottle.

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  37. Stretch & Strengthen Exercise (Video class for 50+)

    April 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Activity Center

    Stretch, relax, breathe, move, laugh! Gentle workout improves balance, flexibility, strength, stamina, bone density, calmness & breathing. Free class for adults 50 or better.

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  38. Bingo (Age 50+)

    April 30, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Activity Center

    Players volunteer to call bingo. Covid restrictions currently require social distancing and wearing of masks. Bring your own drinks and pennies to play penny bingo.

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