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City Meetings

  1. Indianola Public Arts Commission Meeting - Cancelled

    September 23, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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  2. IMU Board of Trustees Meeting

    September 27, 2021, 5:30 PM

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Indianola Public Library

  1. Storytime with Janis

    September 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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  2. Teen Hangout (Grades 6 - 12 only)

    September 22, 2021, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library

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  3. Storytime with Janis

    September 23, 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. Craft & Chat: Fall Wreaths

    September 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    This month's craft for adults is fall wreath making! There will be different types and sizes of wreath frames to choose from, and plenty of fake florals and other nature elements to customize your wreaths. No registration necessary, located in the library's meeting room.

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  5. Kids: Escape the Room!

    September 27, 2021, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Can you find the clues, solve the puzzles, and escape? Designed for kids in elementary school. Registration required, at https://forms.gle/nLCsD9XbiL7Dh7656

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  6. Kids: Escape the Room!

    September 27, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Can you find the clues, solve the puzzles, and escape? Designed for kids in elementary school. Registration required, at https://forms.gle/nLCsD9XbiL7Dh7656

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  7. Family: Escape the Room!

    September 27, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Work together to search for clues, solve puzzles, and escape! Designed for kids in elementary school and their families, including parents and older siblings. Registration is required, at https://forms.gle/BS4okfnDMCnx4sjv5

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  8. Family: Escape the Room!

    September 27, 2021, 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Work together to search for clues, solve puzzles, and escape! Designed for kids in elementary school and their families, including parents and older siblings. Registration is required, at https://forms.gle/BS4okfnDMCnx4sjv5

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  9. Storytime with Janis

    September 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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  10. Evening Book Club

    September 28, 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 I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara, available for check out at the front desk.

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  11. Teen Hangout (Grades 6 - 12 only)

    September 29, 2021, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library

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  12. Storytime with Janis

    September 30, 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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Parks & Rec

  1. Pickard Campground Closed due to Knotfest

    September 21, 2021, All Day @ Campground

    The Pickard Park Campground will be closed from September 21 - 26 due to Knotfest. Concert organizers have rented the campground for this event that will draw 30,000 visitors to the city on September 25.

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  2. Afternoon Adventures Speaker Series: Life, Loves & Little-Knowns

    September 21, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Activity Center

    Enjoy an uplifting, engaging, and interactive afternoon with author, speaker and work-life coach Aaron Putze. The West Bend native and Waukee resident is a 26-year veteran of the ag communications profession and a big fan of Iowa and its people and communities. He’s the author of two books: Destined for Greatness — The Story of Chuck Long and Resurgence of Iowa Hawkeyes’ Football and YOU Are Destined for Greatness: Stories of Inspiration & Empowerment. Aaron has traveled more than a half-million miles crisscrossing Iowa’s rolling countryside and experiencing the best of Iowa living! His presentation will entertain, enlighten and inspire — you’ll laugh and learn (and perhaps even shed a tear). Aaron has keynoted groups throughout the Midwest so be prepared for a captivating afternoon and presentation filled with beautiful photos and fun stories! Books will be available for purchase (signed and personalized!)

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  3. Fall Camp Adventure

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

    Join us for a Fall Camp Adventure at Wesley Woods! Each week we'll explore camp, get to know new friends, and try a new activity. Try your hand at archery, climb the rock wall, master the obstacles of the low challenge course, and make your own tie-dye t-shirt! 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. All participants will receive an email directly from Wesley Woods providing instructions for completing an online health/waiver form.

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  4. Pickard Campground Closed due to Knotfest

    September 22, 2021, All Day @ Campground

    The Pickard Park Campground will be closed from September 21 - 26 due to Knotfest. Concert organizers have rented the campground for this event that will draw 30,000 visitors to the city on September 25.

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  5. Yoga (50+)

    September 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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  6. Craft Corner (50+)

    September 22, 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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  7. Nature Explorers

    September 22, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    Join us for a morning adventure at The Woods! Each morning will involve a craft to take home, an activity that will get us moving, and a lesson that will help us learn more about ourselves! All children must be accompanied by an adult since adults and children will participate in the program together (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. Note: Registration fees apply to children only; no charge for adults. All participants will receive an email directly from Wesley Woods providing instructions for completing an online health/waiver form.

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

    September 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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  9. Pickleball (50+)

    September 22, 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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  10. Pickard Campground Closed due to Knotfest

    September 23, 2021, All Day @ Campground

    The Pickard Park Campground will be closed from September 21 - 26 due to Knotfest. Concert organizers have rented the campground for this event that will draw 30,000 visitors to the city on September 25.

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

    September 23, 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. Bullseye Camp

    September 23, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    Have you ever wanted to learn to shoot like Robin Hood? This is your chance! This class is aimed for our beginner and intermediate level archers. Spend time with a certified instructor learning about safety, parts of the bow, and how to shoot. You'll have plenty of practice time on our archery range, learning how to shoot a bullseye. On the last day we'll test your skills with archery games! Please be 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. All participants will receive an email directly from Wesley Woods providing instructions for completing an online health/waiver form.

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  13. Pickard Campground Closed due to Knotfest

    September 24, 2021, All Day @ Campground

    The Pickard Park Campground will be closed from September 21 - 26 due to Knotfest. Concert organizers have rented the campground for this event that will draw 30,000 visitors to the city on September 25.

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  14. Yoga (50+)

    September 24, 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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  15. Stretch & Strengthen (Video class for 50+)

    September 24, 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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  16. Knit Wits (50+)

    September 24, 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Activity Center

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

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  17. Bingo (Age 50+)

    September 24, 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. Pickard Campground Closed due to Knotfest

    September 25, 2021, All Day @ Campground

    The Pickard Park Campground will be closed from September 21 - 26 due to Knotfest. Concert organizers have rented the campground for this event that will draw 30,000 visitors to the city on September 25.

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  19. Yoga in the Park

    September 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Buxton Park

    Join us every Saturday morning at Buxton Park as volunteer instructors lead this FREE program. Many thanks to Bethany Grabe, Jessica Gripp, Haylee Korth, Susan Lathrop, Jamie Purviance, and Joelle Stolte! No need to wonder about the weather! Join our text group for cancellation information at: https://tinyurl.com/Y5E389LP

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  20. Creative Geniuses - Crea8 Your Own

    September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Activity Center

    A new medium each week! Students will learn how to make and get their own art supplies each week. New art tools invented from imagination brought to life... and new ways to make art! Explore many mediums such as drawing, painting, and sculpture. Class size is small to allow for personalized instruction.

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  21. Pickard Campground Closed due to Knotfest

    September 26, 2021, All Day @ Campground

    The Pickard Park Campground will be closed from September 21 - 26 due to Knotfest. Concert organizers have rented the campground for this event that will draw 30,000 visitors to the city on September 25.

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  22. Yoga (50+)

    September 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.  

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

    September 27, 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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  24. Mah Jongg (50+)

    September 27, 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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  25. The Zone (After School Program at Indianola Middle School)

    September 27, 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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  26. Fall Camp Adventure

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

    Join us for a Fall Camp Adventure at Wesley Woods! Each week we'll explore camp, get to know new friends, and try a new activity. Try your hand at archery, climb the rock wall, master the obstacles of the low challenge course, and make your own tie-dye t-shirt! 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. All participants will receive an email directly from Wesley Woods providing instructions for completing an online health/waiver form.

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  27. Yoga (50+)

    September 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.  

    More Details
  28. Craft Corner (50+)

    September 29, 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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  29. Nature Explorers

    September 29, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    Join us for a morning adventure at The Woods! Each morning will involve a craft to take home, an activity that will get us moving, and a lesson that will help us learn more about ourselves! All children must be accompanied by an adult since adults and children will participate in the program together (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. Note: Registration fees apply to children only; no charge for adults. All participants will receive an email directly from Wesley Woods providing instructions for completing an online health/waiver form.

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

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

    Activity Center

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

    More Details
  31. Pickleball (50+)

    September 29, 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.

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

    September 30, 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
  33. Bullseye Camp

    September 30, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center

    Have you ever wanted to learn to shoot like Robin Hood? This is your chance! This class is aimed for our beginner and intermediate level archers. Spend time with a certified instructor learning about safety, parts of the bow, and how to shoot. You'll have plenty of practice time on our archery range, learning how to shoot a bullseye. On the last day we'll test your skills with archery games! Please be 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. All participants will receive an email directly from Wesley Woods providing instructions for completing an online health/waiver form.

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