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  1. Calendar Overlay City Meetings (4)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Indianola Public Library (13)
  4. Calendar Overlay Parks & Rec (38)

City Meetings

  1. City Council Meeting

    October 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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  2. City Council Study Session

    October 18, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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  3. IMU Board of Trustees Meeting

    October 25, 2021, 5:30 PM

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  4. Indianola Public Arts Commission Meeting

    October 28, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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Community Calendar

  1. Beggar's Night

    October 30, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @

    Beggar's night is to be held on October 30, 2021, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM

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  2. Recycling Week

    October 31, 2021, All Day

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Indianola Public Library

  1. Storytime with Janis

    October 19, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Indianola Public Library

    Tuesday storytimes have shorter books, geared toward a younger crowd (18-36 months). Thursday storytimes have longer books, geared toward an older crowd (3-6 years). We have songs and shakers at all storytimes, so you can choose either day or both!

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  2. Teen Hangout (Grades 6 - 12 only)

    October 20, 2021, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library

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  3. Storytime with Janis

    October 21, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Indianola Public Library

    Tuesday storytimes have shorter books, geared toward a younger crowd (18-36 months). Thursday storytimes have longer books, geared toward an older crowd (3-6 years). We have songs and shakers at all storytimes, so you can choose either day or both!

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  4. Haunted Island: Murder Mystery (Grades 6 - 12 only)

    October 21, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Ten years ago a group of teens went out to an island for a party. What happened that night has haunted them ever since. But one of them... never returned. Will you be a suspect or an investigator? Registration is required. Registration begins October 1st. Grades 6 - 12 only.

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  5. Halloween Party Murder Mystery (Adults 18+)

    October 22, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    You are invited to a Halloween Party at the library! The real question is, will you make it out once the party is over? Choose between being a suspect or a sleuth in this live action murder mystery event. Snacks and drinks will be provided and costumes are encouraged. Registration is required, and begins Oct. 1st on the library's website. BYOB, beer and wine only.

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  6. Wizard Mystery: The Wands of Procyon (for kids)

    October 25, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    In a hidden castle for young wizards and witches, two of the most powerful wands in the world have been stolen. Secrets abound, and not everyone is who they seem in this mystery designed for older elementary kids. Will you be a suspect or an investigator? Registration is required. Registration begins October 1st at https://forms.gle/Bw17FcsJSEny4uhEA

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  7. The League of Good Guys: a FAMILY murder-mystery event

    October 25, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    In a world where bad guys wreak havoc on peace and conformity, it’s up to a select few superheroes to keep the world safe. But a theft and a murder in their secret underground meeting room mean that one of the heroes has turned villainous! Will you be a suspect or an investigator? Costumes encouraged! This event is designed for kids and their adults. Registration is required. Registration begins October 1st at https://forms.gle/EFa57ovbSGvHg7ie9

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  8. Storytime with Janis

    October 26, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Indianola Public Library

    Tuesday storytimes have shorter books, geared toward a younger crowd (18-36 months). Thursday storytimes have longer books, geared toward an older crowd (3-6 years). We have songs and shakers at all storytimes, so you can choose either day or both!

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  9. Evening Book Club

    October 26, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Join us at the library or over Zoom to discuss the latest read! This month, we're reading the All Iowa Reads 2021 pick, Little Faith by Nickolas Butler. Jon Kara Shields, Ph.D., Instructor of Religion at Simpson College, will be leading our discussion.

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  10. Teen Hangout (Grades 6 - 12 only)

    October 27, 2021, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library

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  11. Storytime with Janis

    October 28, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Indianola Public Library

    Tuesday storytimes have shorter books, geared toward a younger crowd (18-36 months). Thursday storytimes have longer books, geared toward an older crowd (3-6 years). We have songs and shakers at all storytimes, so you can choose either day or both!

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  12. GORE!: A DIY Halloween Makeup Tutorial (Grades 6 - 12 and Adults 18+)

    October 28, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Learn how to do some basic, (but essential) Halloween makeup with a tutorial and hands-on experience! For teens and adults only.

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  13. Trunk or Treat!

    October 30, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Start Beggar’s Night off right, with a hot dog and treats at the Library, with the City of Indianola departments and IMU. Help determine which department has the best costumes and decorations and will win the coveted "Silver Pumpkin Award"!

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Parks & Rec

  1. Yoga (50+)

    October 18, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @

    Volunteer instructors lead these drop-in classes.  

    There is no fee, however a suggested $2/week donation to the senior center from those who can afford it would be appreciated.  

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  2. Stretch & Strengthen (Video class for 50+)

    October 18, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Activity Center

    This group enjoys an instructor led video class to stretch and strengthen.

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  3. Mah Jongg (50+)

    October 18, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Activity Center

    This friendly group will teach you how to play the Chinese tile game called Mah Jongg.

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  4. The Zone (After School Program at Indianola Middle School)

    October 18, 2021, 3:20 PM - 5:00 PM @

    Indianola Middle School Cafeteria

    Indianola Parks & Recreation offers state-of-the-art fun & entertainment after school including video games, homework help, and fun & fitness. After checking in, students will enjoy a snack and then it's time for the fun to begin. Special activities include gaming competitions, Minute to Win It challenges, theme days, craft projets & contests.

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  5. Afternoon Adventures Speaker Series: Deep Midwest

    October 19, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Activity Center

    Robert (Bob) Leonard, author of Deep Midwest and host of daily radio programs on KNIA/KRLS, notices and captures in his writing many small things we value. His insightful thought-provoking poems and heart-felt prose bring laughter and sympathy amid appreciation for what we take for granted. Bob’s a regular contributor to the New York Times, Kansas City Star, and Des Moines Register regarding agricultural and environmental issues. He lives outside Knoxville with his wife, Annie, and they have two children. Bob will talk about his writing process and what inspired him. Copies of Deep Midwest will be available and Bob will stay for a book-signing

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  6. Yoga (50+)

    October 20, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @

    Volunteer instructors lead these drop-in classes.  

    There is no fee, however a suggested $2/week donation to the senior center from those who can afford it would be appreciated.  

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  7. Craft Corner (50+)

    October 20, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arts & Crafts Room

    Bring your projects, supplies, tools, etc and work in the company of other crafters. You may be inspired, or you just might be the one to inspire others!

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  8. Stretch & Strengthen (Video class for 50+)

    October 20, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Activity Center

    This group enjoys an instructor led video class to stretch and strengthen.

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  9. Peoples Bank Indoor Play Date

    October 20, 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Buxton Room

    It’s simple! We provide the fun (toys and equipment), you provide the child and supervision! This FREE drop-in program is a perfect opportunity for the little ones to burn off some energy while parents have an opportunity to connect. Free wifi available. PLEASE NOTE: We will be closed on days when Indianola schools are cancelled or delayed due to inclement weather. We are also closed December 22 & 29, 2021.

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  10. Pickleball (50+)

    October 20, 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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  11. The Zone (After School Program at Indianola Middle School)

    October 21, 2021, 3:20 PM - 5:00 PM @

    Indianola Middle School Cafeteria

    Indianola Parks & Recreation offers state-of-the-art fun & entertainment after school including video games, homework help, and fun & fitness. After checking in, students will enjoy a snack and then it's time for the fun to begin. Special activities include gaming competitions, Minute to Win It challenges, theme days, craft projets & contests.

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  12. Yoga (50+)

    October 22, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @

    Volunteer instructors lead these drop-in classes.  

    There is no fee, however a suggested $2/week donation to the senior center from those who can afford it would be appreciated.  

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  13. Stretch & Strengthen (Video class for 50+)

    October 22, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Activity Center

    This group enjoys an instructor led video class to stretch and strengthen.

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  14. Knit Wits (50+)

    October 22, 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Activity Center

    This group meets to share patterns & tips with other knitters.

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  15. Bingo (Age 50+)

    October 22, 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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  16. Yoga (50+)

    October 25, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @

    Volunteer instructors lead these drop-in classes.  

    There is no fee, however a suggested $2/week donation to the senior center from those who can afford it would be appreciated.  

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  17. Stretch & Strengthen (Video class for 50+)

    October 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Activity Center

    This group enjoys an instructor led video class to stretch and strengthen.

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  18. Mah Jongg (50+)

    October 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Activity Center

    This friendly group will teach you how to play the Chinese tile game called Mah Jongg.

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  19. The Zone (After School Program at Indianola Middle School)

    October 25, 2021, 3:20 PM - 5:00 PM @

    Indianola Middle School Cafeteria

    Indianola Parks & Recreation offers state-of-the-art fun & entertainment after school including video games, homework help, and fun & fitness. After checking in, students will enjoy a snack and then it's time for the fun to begin. Special activities include gaming competitions, Minute to Win It challenges, theme days, craft projets & contests.

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  20. Chicometrics

    October 25, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    This popular deep muscle-toning program develops muscular tone and skeletal strength so you look good and feel great. Measure your progress! After 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. Instructor is Alice Gaumer.

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  21. Functional Bands Class with Athletico Physical Therapy

    October 26, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Buxton Room

    mproving strength and balance is the most effective way to prevent falls and decrease risk of injury. Resistance bands are an excellent tool to keep muscles strong and improve posture. Resistance bands are perfect for those beginning an exercise program and can be adjusted to make any routine more difficult. Come join us to learn exercises to improve balance and strength of upper and lower body.

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  22. Tuesday Tunes & Treats: Gina Gedler & Ben Hagen

    October 26, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Buxton Room

    Jazz vocalist Gina Gedler & Ben Hagen on keyboard will return for an encore after last fall's performance on the terrace at the Actiity Center. They will share the sounds of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Adele, Peggy Lee, Patsy Cline, Van Morrison, Barbara Streisand, Judy Garland, and The Beatles.

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  23. Babysitting Clinic (5th grade & up)

    October 26, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @

    Warren County Extension Office

    Do YOU have what it takes to be a first-class babysitter? In this class presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach you will learn your responsibilities as a babysitter, what parents expect, how to care for infants and young children, age-appropriate activities, safety, and how to handle emergencies. Open to boys and girls in 5th grade and above. The registration fee includes a workbook, childcare resources, and snack. Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a certificate of participation. Each participant needs to bring a baby doll and a children’s toy for use in class. Non-4-H members must complete a 4-H medical form and bring it to the first day of the babysitting clinic.

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  24. Yoga (50+)

    October 27, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @

    Volunteer instructors lead these drop-in classes.  

    There is no fee, however a suggested $2/week donation to the senior center from those who can afford it would be appreciated.  

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  25. Craft Corner (50+)

    October 27, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arts & Crafts Room

    Bring your projects, supplies, tools, etc and work in the company of other crafters. You may be inspired, or you just might be the one to inspire others!

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

    October 27, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Activity Center

    This group enjoys an instructor led video class to stretch and strengthen.

    More Details
  27. Peoples Bank Indoor Play Date

    October 27, 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Buxton Room

    It’s simple! We provide the fun (toys and equipment), you provide the child and supervision! This FREE drop-in program is a perfect opportunity for the little ones to burn off some energy while parents have an opportunity to connect. Free wifi available. PLEASE NOTE: We will be closed on days when Indianola schools are cancelled or delayed due to inclement weather. We are also closed December 22 & 29, 2021.

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  28. Pickleball (50+)

    October 27, 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. Babysitting Clinic (5th grade & up)

    October 27, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @

    Warren County Extension Office

    Do YOU have what it takes to be a first-class babysitter? In this class presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach you will learn your responsibilities as a babysitter, what parents expect, how to care for infants and young children, age-appropriate activities, safety, and how to handle emergencies. Open to boys and girls in 5th grade and above. The registration fee includes a workbook, childcare resources, and snack. Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a certificate of participation. Each participant needs to bring a baby doll and a children’s toy for use in class. Non-4-H members must complete a 4-H medical form and bring it to the first day of the babysitting clinic.

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  30. Chicometrics

    October 27, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    This popular deep muscle-toning program develops muscular tone and skeletal strength so you look good and feel great. Measure your progress! After 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. Instructor is Alice Gaumer.

    More Details
  31. The Zone (After School Program at Indianola Middle School)

    October 28, 2021, 3:20 PM - 5:00 PM @

    Indianola Middle School Cafeteria

    Indianola Parks & Recreation offers state-of-the-art fun & entertainment after school including video games, homework help, and fun & fitness. After checking in, students will enjoy a snack and then it's time for the fun to begin. Special activities include gaming competitions, Minute to Win It challenges, theme days, craft projets & contests.

    More Details
  32. Babysitting Clinic (5th grade & up)

    October 28, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @

    Warren County Extension Office

    Do YOU have what it takes to be a first-class babysitter? In this class presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach you will learn your responsibilities as a babysitter, what parents expect, how to care for infants and young children, age-appropriate activities, safety, and how to handle emergencies. Open to boys and girls in 5th grade and above. The registration fee includes a workbook, childcare resources, and snack. Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a certificate of participation. Each participant needs to bring a baby doll and a children’s toy for use in class. Non-4-H members must complete a 4-H medical form and bring it to the first day of the babysitting clinic.

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  33. A Chance to Dance

    October 28, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Buxton Room

    Here is your chance to have fun and learn some of the most popular dances done at receptions and parties. Join instructor Steph Steveson to learn ballroom classics like the Waltz, club favorites like the Swing and Two Step, popular line dances and more! Partners are encouraged, the fun is guaranteed!!

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  34. Yoga (50+)

    October 29, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @

    Volunteer instructors lead these drop-in classes.  

    There is no fee, however a suggested $2/week donation to the senior center from those who can afford it would be appreciated.  

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  35. Stretch & Strengthen (Video class for 50+)

    October 29, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @

    Activity Center

    This group enjoys an instructor led video class to stretch and strengthen.

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  36. Knit Wits (50+)

    October 29, 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Activity Center

    This group meets to share patterns & tips with other knitters.

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  37. Bingo (Age 50+)

    October 29, 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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  38. Children's Costume Party

    October 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @

    On & Around the Indianola Square

    We're back bigger and better this ever with so many fun, free activities PLUS trick or treating at businesses on and near the Indianola Square. Click link for poster with complete details.

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