Week of 6/18/18-6/24/18

COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION THIS WEEK IN POLK CITY

IMPORTANT! We will be doing some maintenance on the newsletter and website. Please be patient with us as we strive to improve your experience with Polk City Square. We will try our best to keep things going smoothly but we may have times when things do not go as planned. We appreciate your patience over the next few weeks. 


MONDAY JUNE 18, 2018

Library:

  • Movie Monday: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Monday Book Club: 7:00-8:00 pm A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman,  A grumpy yet lovable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door…

TUESDAY JUNE 19, 2018

Library: 

  • Story Time: 10:30 am ages 2-5

WEDNESDAY JUNE 20, 2018

Library: 

  • Coffee Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us around the fireplace for a cup of coffee or iced tea.
  • Whimsical Wednesday K-5: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

THURSDAY JUNE 21, 2018

PCCEDC:

  • Polk City Farmers Market: 4:00 – 7:00 On the Square…

Sands Chiropractic: 2-7 pm Customer appreciation BBQ and PC K9 Fundraiser. 407 W Bridge Rd Ste 8, Polk City IA 50226

Library:

  • SRP Performer: 10:3-11:30 am Will Stuck
  • Sit N Stitch: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Bring your current project, and join the stitching around the fireplace.
  • ROCK the Crock: 6:30 – 7:30 pm Join Hy-Vee’s Dietitian Ashley Danielson, as she shares fun and easy ways to use your crock pot this summer.  Recipes and samples will be provided.

FRIDAY JUNE 22, 2018

Citywide:

  • Non-Recycling Week

Library:

  • Men’s Coffee: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Gentlemen, drop in for some coffee and conversation. Enjoy spending time and having a few laughs or interesting discussions with other men from around the area.

SATURDAY JUNE 23, 2018


SUNDAY JUNE 24, 2018 

Lakeside Fellowship Morning Services: 8:30 & 10:30 1121 W Bridge Rd., Polk City, Iowa 50226, Facebook Page: Info Here Vacation Bible School: Info Here


UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Polk City Wide Garage Sale Saturday June 23, 2018
  • Polk City Four Seasons Festival July 20 – 21, 2018
  • Sounds on the Square: Friday June 29 6-9p, Friday August 3 6-9p
  • Polk City Farmers Market  Thursday’s 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm until August 30, 2018
  • The 26th Annual Big Creek Bike Ride Saturday, September 15, Start: 10am

IMPORTANT LINKS:

CITY OF POLK CITY : Click here for website…..

POLK CITY COMMUNITY LIBRARY: Click here for website…. 

NORTH POLK COMETS: Click here for website…. 

JESTER PARK CALENDAR:  Click here to view the calendar… 


PUBLIC NOTICE: Public hearing notices, and relevant information, will be posted on this page as they become available.

City of Polk City:

  • Council Meetings: City Council 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:00 pm.
  • Parks Commission: 1st Monday at 6:00 pm.
  • Planning and Zoning: 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm.

All meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 112 3rd St. All meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in them is encouraged to attend. Click here for agendas & minutes >

Mosquito Spraying Notice: The Polk City Public Works Department will begin spraying for mosquitoes twice a week, weather permitting, until the mosquito season comes to an end. In order for a successful application to be applied, the wind speed must be less than 10 mph and there can be no threat of rain two hours after the application. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at (515) 984-6233 or e-mail us at support@polkcityia.gov.


ON-GOING COMMUNITY EVENTS & INFORMATION:

Polk City United Methodist Church Free Medical Clinic  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm first and third Wednesday each month Clinic staffed by volunteer healthcare providers. No insurance filed, $5 donation appreciated. Come in for sports physicals, school physicals, immunizations, or ill visits. PLEASE NOTE NO CLINIC July 4, 2018

Polk City United Methodist Church Free outdoor mini-food pantry (NP Cupboard) has food available 24 hours a day. Please take what yo need.


ORGANIZATIONS:

PCCEDC: Polk City Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation. www.polkcitychamber.com

Library Board Meetings: First Monday of the Month 6:30 pm. www.polkcitylibrary.org

Kiwanis Meetings: First and third Thursday nights at Miller park at 6:30 pm, Satellite meeting at the Reising Sun Cafe First Thursday of the month at 8:00 am.

Polk City Women Meetings: 7 pm, 1st Tuesday of every Month at the Miller Park Shelter House. All Women of Polk City our Welcome. Facebook page and website www.polkcitywomen.org for more information!

Operative Lodge #308 (Masons): Meets every 2nd Monday of the month for dinner at 6:30 PM at the Lodge building next to City Hall. Dinner is open to anyone interested in joining. Email us at Operative308@gmail.com for more information.

Polk City Historical Society: The Big Creek Historical Society announced the opening dates of the museum for 2018.

  • Sunday September 9, 2 – 4
  • Sunday October 14, 2 – 4
In addition the museum will open monthly during the Polk CITY Farmer’s Market. Those dates are:
  • July 12, 5 – 7
  • August 9, 5 – 7

POLK CITY SQUARE COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION POLICIES:

Get started advertising in the next newsletter! We reach over 1,000 local email subscribers right here where your business lives. Get your business, event, fundraiser, items of community interest and/or other info out to our subscribers.  We have regular advertising and non-profit rates available contact us to get all the details. Please send all ads camera ready or we will be glad to design and layout an ad for you for an additional charge. Email us at info@polkcitysquare.com 

As always, items entered are to the best of our knowledge and we apologize for any errors. Please note information and advertising deadlines are the Wednesday 5:00 PM prior to the delivery of the coming Mondays newsletter. We want to be sure your getting our newsletters in 2018 please make sure to add us to your contact list as Polk City Square with the email: info@polkcitysquare.com

Please ask or send any questions about events, businesses, and posts that are listed here to the posting party or person. We are the information center and love getting you as much PC information as possible but may not have the information you may be looking to obtain and are not a direct messaging or answering system for them.  Thanks so much….

Sands Chiropractic Patient Appreciation Day!

Friends of the library donations & volunteers!

Friends of the PC Community Library’s popular and successful ring toss needs 2 liter pop donations or monetary donations! The Ring Toss is during the Polk City Festival July 20 & 21 in the Polk City Square. Please make your donations to the Polk City Community Library by THURSDAY JULY 19th. All proceeds from the ring toss are used to enhance the Polk City Community Library facilities and their kid’s programs. And, if you want to be part of the fun and enjoy the Festival too, please volunteer to work the Ring Toss at soxjk@q.com

26th Annual Big Creek Bike Ride!

The 26th Annual Big Creek Bike Ride!

Saturday September 15th, 2018

10:00 am

Register: www.polkcitychamber.com

Lakeside Fellowship VBS

Lakeside Fellowship VBS Register: Click Here

Week of 6/11/18 to 6/17/18

COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION THIS WEEK IN POLK CITY

MONDAY JUNE 11, 2018

Library:

  • Movie Monday: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

TUESDAY JUNE 12, 2018

Library: 

  • Story Time: 10:30 am ages 2-5
  • Open Euchre: 1:00-4:00 pm Join us the second Tuesday of the month and play the classic game Euchre.  Open to all Euchre enthusiasts.
  • Adult Coloring Mosaic: 6:00-8:00 pm Join us for a RELAXING evening. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils will be provided. You are also welcome to bring your own! 17 and over.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 13, 2018

Library: 

  • Coffee Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us around the fireplace for a cup of coffee or iced tea.
  • Whimsical Wednesday K-5: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

THURSDAY JUNE 14, 2018

PCCEDC:

  • Polk City Farmers Market: 4:00 – 7:00 On the Square…

Library:

  • SRP Performer: 10:3-11:30 am Magician Rick Brammer
  • Sit N Stitch: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Bring your current project, and join the stitching around the fireplace.
  • The Kindness Rocks Project: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Polk City edition! Learn about this inspirational movement and how to be a part of it! We will paint rocks with guidance from Polk City artist, Hanna Piepel. Have fun creating something beautiful that inspires others to pass it on. Supplies provided. Pre-Registration Required

FRIDAY JUNE 15, 2018

Citywide:

  • Recycling Week

Library:

  • Men’s Coffee: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Gentlemen, drop in for some coffee and conversation. Enjoy spending time and having a few laughs or interesting discussions with other men from around the area.

SATURDAY JUNE 16, 2018


SUNDAY JUNE 17, 2018 


UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Polk City Wide Garage Sale Saturday June 23, 2018
  • Polk City Four Seasons Festival July 20 – 21, 2018
  • Sounds on the Square: Friday June 29 6-9p, Friday August 3 6-9p
  • Polk City Farmers Market May 24 – August 30, 2018  Thursday’s 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • The 26th Annual Big Creek Bike Ride Saturday, September 15, Start: 10am

IMPORTANT LINKS:

CITY OF POLK CITY : Click here for website…..

POLK CITY COMMUNITY LIBRARY: Click here for website…. 

NORTH POLK COMETS: Click here for website…. 

JESTER PARK CALENDAR:  Click here to view the calendar… 


PUBLIC NOTICE: Public hearing notices, and relevant information, will be posted on this page as they become available.

City of Polk City:

  • Council Meetings: City Council 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:00 pm.
  • Parks Commission: 1st Monday at 6:00 pm.
  • Planning and Zoning: 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm.

All meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 112 3rd St. All meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in them is encouraged to attend. Click here for agendas & minutes >

Mosquito Spraying Notice: The Polk City Public Works Department will begin spraying for mosquitoes twice a week, weather permitting, until the mosquito season comes to an end. In order for a successful application to be applied, the wind speed must be less than 10 mph and there can be no threat of rain two hours after the application. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at (515) 984-6233 or e-mail us at support@polkcityia.gov.


ON-GOING COMMUNITY EVENTS & INFORMATION:

Polk City United Methodist Church Free Medical Clinic  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm first and third Wednesday each month Clinic staffed by volunteer healthcare providers. No insurance filed, $5 donation appreciated. Come in for sports physicals, school physicals, immunizations, or ill visits. PLEASE NOTE NO CLINIC June 6, 2018, and July 4, 2018

Polk City United Methodist Church Free outdoor mini-food pantry (NP Cupboard) has food available 24 hours a day. Please take what yo need.


ORGANIZATIONS:

PCCEDC: Polk City Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation. www.polkcitychamber.com

Library Board Meetings: First Monday of the Month 6:30 pm. www.polkcitylibrary.org

Kiwanis Meetings: First and third Thursday nights at Miller park at 6:30 pm, Satellite meeting at the Reising Sun Cafe First Thursday of the month at 8:00 am.

Polk City Women Meetings: 7 pm, 1st Tuesday of every Month at the Miller Park Shelter House. All Women of Polk City our Welcome. Facebook page and website www.polkcitywomen.org for more information!

Operative Lodge #308 (Masons): Meets every 2nd Monday of the month for dinner at 6:30 PM at the Lodge building next to City Hall. Dinner is open to anyone interested in joining. Email us at Operative308@gmail.com for more information.

Polk City Historical Society: The Big Creek Historical Society announced the opening dates of the museum for 2018.

  • Sunday September 9, 2 – 4
  • Sunday October 14, 2 – 4
In addition the museum will open monthly during the Polk CITY Farmer’s Market. Those dates are:
  • June 14, 5 – 7
  • July 12, 5 – 7
  • August 9, 5 – 7

POLK CITY SQUARE COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION POLICIES:

Get started advertising in the next newsletter! We reach over 1,000 local email subscribers right here where your business lives. Get your business, event, fundraiser, items of community interest and/or other info out to our subscribers.  We have regular advertising and non-profit rates available contact us to get all the details. Please send all ads camera ready or we will be glad to design and layout an ad for you for an additional charge. Email us at info@polkcitysquare.com 

As always, items entered are to the best of our knowledge and we apologize for any errors. Please note information and advertising deadlines are the Wednesday 5:00 PM prior to the delivery of the coming Mondays newsletter. We want to be sure your getting our newsletters in 2018 please make sure to add us to your contact list as Polk City Square with the email: info@polkcitysquare.com

Please ask or send any questions about events, businesses, and posts that are listed here to the posting party or person. We are the information center and love getting you as much PC information as possible but may not have the information you may be looking to obtain and are not a direct messaging or answering system for them.  Thanks so much….

ARTIST & FESTIVAL VENDORS WANTED!

http://www.polkcityartscouncil.org/

Big Creek Historical Society “Camp Dodge” Program

  June 14 the Big Creek Historical Society will offer a program concerning our near neighbor, Camp Dodge.

    “During World War 1 Camp Dodge became the largest military base in Iowa’s history. During July of 1918 more than 46,000 soldiers were assembled at Camp Dodge.”

    Mike Vogt of the Iowa Gold Star Museum will provide an illustrated program on training activities at Camp Dodge a century ago at the Big Creek H. S. Museum, 112 Third Street on the Square in Polk City Thursday, June 14th from 7-8 P.M.

    The Museum will also be open during the Farmers’ Market on this date, June 14th from 5-7.

Polk City Community Garage Sale Registration!

Polk City Community Garage Sale registration

Due June 7th for the Saturday, June 23 Garage Sale from 8:00am – 4:00pm. 

Or, view the Garage Sale flyer and registration form on Polk City: www. http://polkcity.org/index.php/departments/city-hall/

Kiwanis: www.kiwanisclubpc.blogspot.com/

Completed applications plus the $10.00 registration fee payable to Polk City Kiwanis are mailed to PC Kiwanis, 532 West Trace Drive, Polk City, IA  50226 NLT June 7th.   Maps charting all garage sale locations and items for sale will be available Friday June 22 at Polk City Casey’s and Kum and Go plus the two web sites above.

Week of 6/4/18 to 6/10/18

COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION THIS WEEK IN POLK CITY

MONDAY JUNE 4, 2018

Library:

  • Movie Monday: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Board Meeting: 6:30 pm Meetings are open to the public. The library board agendas and minutes are available on the web site.

City of Polk City:

  • City of Polk City: Closed For Memorial Day

TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2018

Library: 

  • Story Time: ages 2-5 10:30 am

WEDNESDAY JUNE 6, 2018

Library: 

  • Coffee Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us around the fireplace for a cup of coffee or iced tea.
  • Wednesday Book Club: 7:00-8:00 pm Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. The lives, loves, and tribulations of four sisters growing up during the American Civil War...

THURSDAY JUNE 7, 2018

PCCEDC:

  • Polk City Farmers Market: 4:00 – 7:00 On the Square…

Library:

  • Open Cribbage: 1:00-4:00 pm Join us the First Thursday of the Month. All levels of players are welcome. Bring a friend and let’s have some fun! *Bring your own cribbage board or use ours
  • Sit N Stitch: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Bring your current project, and join the stitching around the fireplace.
  • Civilian Conservation Corps: 6:30-7:30 pmThe Civilian Conservation Corps was a federal program to assist young men in supporting their families. It worked primarily on renewing natural resources. Most people know about the state park work, but in Iowa, over 75% of the work projects dealt with soil erosion, drought and flood prevention and planting trees. There was soil erosion work done in the Polk City area. Linda McCann has spoke with 19 men who worked in the CCC and shares their memories. She continues to research the CCC and would love to hear from men, or families who had men, in the CCC.

FRIDAY JUNE 8, 2018

Citywide:

  • Non-Recycling Week

Library:

  • Men’s Coffee: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Gentlemen, drop in for some coffee and conversation. Enjoy spending time and having a few laughs or interesting discussions with other men from around the area.

SATURDAY JUNE 9, 2018


SUNDAY JUNE 10, 2018 


UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Polk City Wide Garage Sale Saturday June 23, 2018
  • Polk City Four Seasons Festival July 20 – 21, 2018
  • Sounds on the Square: Friday June 29 6-9p, Friday August 3 6-9p
  • Polk City Farmers Market May 24 – August 30, 2018  Thursday’s 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • The 26th Annual Big Creek Bike Ride Saturday, September 15, Start: 10am

IMPORTANT LINKS:

CITY OF POLK CITY : Click here for website…..

POLK CITY COMMUNITY LIBRARY: Click here for website…. 

NORTH POLK COMETS: Click here for website…. 

JESTER PARK CALENDAR:  Click here to view the calendar… 


PUBLIC NOTICE: Public hearing notices, and relevant information, will be posted on this page as they become available.

City of Polk City:

  • Council Meetings: City Council 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:00 pm.
  • Parks Commission: 1st Monday at 6:00 pm.
  • Planning and Zoning: 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm.

All meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 112 3rd St. All meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in them is encouraged to attend. Click here for agendas & minutes >

Mosquito Spraying Notice: The Polk City Public Works Department will begin spraying for mosquitoes twice a week, weather permitting, until the mosquito season comes to an end. In order for a successful application to be applied, the wind speed must be less than 10 mph and there can be no threat of rain two hours after the application. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at (515) 984-6233 or e-mail us at support@polkcityia.gov.


ON-GOING COMMUNITY EVENTS & INFORMATION:

Polk City United Methodist Church Free Medical Clinic  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm first and third Wednesday each month Clinic staffed by volunteer healthcare providers. No insurance filed, $5 donation appreciated. Come in for sports physicals, school physicals, immunizations, or ill visits. PLEASE NOTE NO CLINIC June 6, 2018, and July 4, 2018

Polk City United Methodist Church Free outdoor mini-food pantry (NP Cupboard) has food available 24 hours a day. Please take what yo need.


ORGANIZATIONS:

PCCEDC: Polk City Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation. www.polkcitychamber.com

Library Board Meetings: First Monday of the Month 6:30 pm. www.polkcitylibrary.org

Kiwanis Meetings: First and third Thursday nights at Miller park at 6:30 pm, Satellite meeting at the Reising Sun Cafe First Thursday of the month at 8:00 am.

Polk City Women Meetings: 7 pm, 1st Tuesday of every Month at the Miller Park Shelter House. All Women of Polk City our Welcome. Facebook page and website www.polkcitywomen.org for more information!

Operative Lodge #308 (Masons): Meets every 2nd Monday of the month for dinner at 6:30 PM at the Lodge building next to City Hall. Dinner is open to anyone interested in joining. Email us at Operative308@gmail.com for more information.

Polk City Historical Society: The Big Creek Historical Society announced the opening dates of the museum for 2018.

  • Sunday May 13, 2 – 4
  • Sunday September 9, 2 – 4
  • Sunday October 14, 2 – 4
In addition the museum will open monthly during the Polk CITY Farmer’s Market. Those dates are:
  • June 14, 5 – 7
  • July 12, 5 – 7
  • August 9, 5 – 7

POLK CITY SQUARE COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION POLICIES:

Get started advertising in the next newsletter! We reach over 1,000 local email subscribers right here where your business lives. Get your business, event, fundraiser, items of community interest and/or other info out to our subscribers.  We have regular advertising and non-profit rates available contact us to get all the details. Please send all ads camera ready or we will be glad to design and layout an ad for you for an additional charge. Email us at info@polkcitysquare.com 

As always, items entered are to the best of our knowledge and we apologize for any errors. Please note information and advertising deadlines are the Wednesday 5:00 PM prior to the delivery of the coming Mondays newsletter. We want to be sure your getting our newsletters in 2018 please make sure to add us to your contact list as Polk City Square with the email: info@polkcitysquare.com

Please ask or send any questions about events, businesses, and posts that are listed here to the posting party or person. We are the information center and love getting you as much PC information as possible but may not have the information you may be looking to obtain and are not a direct messaging or answering system for them.  Thanks so much….

TLC on the square 50% sale!

Week of 5/28/18 – 6/3/18

COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION THIS WEEK IN POLK CITY

MONDAY MAY 28, 2018

Library:

  • Closed For Memorial Day
  • No Story Time week of May 27 – June 3, 2018

City of Polk City:

  • City of Polk City: Closed For Memorial Day

TUESDAY MAY 29, 2018

Library: 

  • No Events Scheduled

WEDNESDAY MAY 30, 2018

Library: 

  • Coffee Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us around the fireplace for a cup of coffee or iced tea.

THURSDAY MAY 31, 2018

PCCEDC:

  • Polk City Farmers Market: 4:00 – 7:00 On the Square…

Library:

  • Sit N Stitch: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Bring your current project, and join the stitching around the fireplace.
  • Family Movie Night: 6:00-7:45 pm Paddington 2, now happily settled with the Brown family, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt’s 100th birthday. Hilarity ensues when the gift is stolen. *You are welcome to bring pillows, blankets and snacks. 104 Minutes, Rated PG.

FRIDAY JUNE 1, 2018

Citywide:

  • Recycling Week

Library:

  • Men’s Coffee: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Gentlemen, drop in for some coffee and conversation. Enjoy spending time and having a few laughs or interesting discussions with other men from around the area.
  • Adult Summer Reading Starts! all day

SATURDAY JUNE 2, 2018


SUNDAY JUNE 3, 2018 


UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Polk City Library Closed for Memorial Day Monday May 28, 2018
  • Polk City Wide Garage Sale Saturday June 23, 2018
  • Polk City Four Seasons Festival July 20 – 21, 2018
  • Sounds on the Square: Friday June 29 6-9p, Friday August 3 6-9p
  • Polk City Farmers Market May 24 – August 30, 2018  Thursday’s 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • The 26th Annual Big Creek Bike Ride Saturday, September 15, Start: 10am

IMPORTANT LINKS:

CITY OF POLK CITY : Click here for website…..

POLK CITY COMMUNITY LIBRARY: Click here for website…. 

NORTH POLK COMETS: Click here for website…. 

JESTER PARK CALENDAR:  Click here to view the calendar… 


PUBLIC NOTICE: Public hearing notices, and relevant information, will be posted on this page as they become available.

City of Polk City:

All meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 112 3rd St. All meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in them is encouraged to attend. Click here for agendas & minutes >

  • Council Meetings: City Council 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:00 pm.
  • Parks Commission: 1st Monday at 6:00 pm.
  • Planning and Zoning: 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm.

ON-GOING COMMUNITY EVENTS & INFORMATION:

Polk City United Methodist Church Free Medical Clinic  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm first and third Wednesday each month Clinic staffed by volunteer healthcare providers. No insurance filed, $5 donation appreciated. Come in for sports physicals, school physicals, immunizations, or ill visits.

Polk City United Methodist Church Free outdoor mini-food pantry (NP Cupboard) has food available 24 hours a day. Please take what yo need.


ORGANIZATIONS:

PCCEDC: Polk City Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation. www.polkcitychamber.com

Library Board Meetings: First Monday of the Month 6:30 pm. www.polkcitylibrary.org

Kiwanis Meetings: First and third Thursday nights at Miller park at 6:30 pm, Satellite meeting at the Reising Sun Cafe First Thursday of the month at 8:00 am.

Polk City Women Meetings: 7 pm, 1st Tuesday of every Month at the Miller Park Shelter House. All Women of Polk City our Welcome. Facebook page and website www.polkcitywomen.org for more information!

Operative Lodge #308 (Masons): Meets every 2nd Monday of the month for dinner at 6:30 PM at the Lodge building next to City Hall. Dinner is open to anyone interested in joining. Email us at Operative308@gmail.com for more information.

Polk City Historical Society: The Big Creek Historical Society announced the opening dates of the museum for 2018.

  • Sunday May 13, 2 – 4
  • Sunday September 9, 2 – 4
  • Sunday October 14, 2 – 4
In addition the museum will open monthly during the Polk CITY Farmer’s Market. Those dates are:
  • June 14, 5 – 7
  • July 12, 5 – 7
  • August 9, 5 – 7

POLK CITY SQUARE COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION POLICIES:

Get started advertising in the next newsletter! We reach over 1,000 local email subscribers right here where your business lives. Get your business, event, fundraiser, items of community interest and/or other info out to our subscribers.  We have regular advertising and non-profit rates available contact us to get all the details. Please send all ads camera ready or we will be glad to design and layout an ad for you for an additional charge. Email us at info@polkcitysquare.com 

As always, items entered are to the best of our knowledge and we apologize for any errors. Please note information and advertising deadlines are the Wednesday 5:00 PM prior to the delivery of the coming Mondays newsletter. We want to be sure your getting our newsletters in 2018 please make sure to add us to your contact list as Polk City Square with the email: info@polkcitysquare.com

Please ask or send any questions about events, businesses, and posts that are listed here to the posting party or person. We are the information center and love getting you as much PC information as possible but may not have the information you may be looking to obtain and are not a direct messaging or answering system for them.  Thanks so much….

Polk City Farmers Market 2018!

Come out and join us!

Week of 5/21/18 – 5/27/18

COMMUNITY NEWS & INFORMATION THIS WEEK IN POLK CITY

MONDAY MAY 21, 2018

  • Library: 
  • Story Time: 10:30 am Ages 2-5  Join Ms. Brittany for stories, songs, and a craft, with a new theme each week! This month we have story time on the zoo, teeth, dinosaurs, frogs, and ice cream! All ages are welcome.
  • Monday Book Club: 7:00 -8:00 pm Treasured Grace by Tracie Peterson: Grace Martindale has known more than her share of hardship…

TUESDAY MAY 22, 2018

Library: 

  • Story Time: 10:30 am Ages 2-5  Join Ms. Brittany for stories, songs, and a craft, with a new theme each week! This month we have story time on the zoo, teeth, dinosaurs, frogs, and ice cream! All ages are welcome.

WEDNESDAY MAY 23, 2018

Library: 

  • Coffee Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us around the fireplace for a cup of coffee or iced tea.

THURSDAY MAY 24, 2018

PCCEDC:

  • Polk City Farmers Market: 4:00 – 7:00 pm Opening Day! On the Square…

Library:

  • Sit N Stitch: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Bring your current project, and join the stitching around the fireplace.

FRIDAY MAY 25, 2018

Citywide:

  • Non-Recycling Week

Library:

  • Men’s Coffee: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Gentlemen, drop in for some coffee and conversation. Enjoy spending time and having a few laughs or interesting discussions with other men from around the area.

PCCEDC:

  • Sounds on the Square Band is FAHRENHEIT on the Square: 6-9p

SATURDAY MAY 26, 2018


SUNDAY MAY 27, 2018 


UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Polk City Library Closed for Memorial Day Monday May 28, 2018
  • Polk City Wide Garage Sale Saturday June 23, 2018
  • Polk City Four Seasons Festival July 20 – 21, 2018
  • Sounds on the Square: Friday May 25 6-9p, Friday June 29 6-9p, Friday August 3 6-9p
  • Polk City Farmers Market May 24 – August 30, 2018  Thursday’s 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • The 26th Annual Big Creek Bike Ride Saturday, September 15, Start: 10am

IMPORTANT LINKS:

CITY OF POLK CITY : Click here for website…..

POLK CITY COMMUNITY LIBRARY: Click here for website…. 

NORTH POLK COMETS: Click here for website…. 

JESTER PARK CALENDAR:  Click here to view the calendar… 


PUBLIC NOTICE: Public hearing notices, and relevant information, will be posted on this page as they become available.

City of Polk City:

All meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 112 3rd St. All meetings are open to the public and anyone interested in them is encouraged to attend. Click here for agendas & minutes >

  • Council Meetings: City Council 2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:00 pm.
  • Parks Commission: 1st Monday at 6:00 pm.
  • Planning and Zoning: 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm.

Polk City’s 2017 Water Quality Report. In compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, Polk City provides a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) annually on our website. Every citizen has a right to know where their water comes from and what’s in it. This report highlights the great quality of water that the City provides to our citizens. To view a full digital copy of the report, please view this full post, and click this link: https://polkcityia.gov/file.axd?file=%2f2018%2f05%2fPCwater2017.pdf


ON-GOING COMMUNITY EVENTS & INFORMATION:

Polk City United Methodist Church Free Medical Clinic  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm first and third Wednesday each month Clinic staffed by volunteer healthcare providers. No insurance filed, $5 donation appreciated. Come in for sports physicals, school physicals, immunizations, or ill visits.

Polk City United Methodist Church Free outdoor mini-food pantry (NP Cupboard) has food available 24 hours a day. Please take what yo need.


ORGANIZATIONS:

PCCEDC: Polk City Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation. www.polkcitychamber.com

Library Board Meetings: First Monday of the Month 6:30 pm. www.polkcitylibrary.org

Kiwanis Meetings: First and third Thursday nights at Miller park at 6:30 pm, Satellite meeting at the Reising Sun Cafe First Thursday of the month at 8:00 am.

Polk City Women Meetings: 7 pm, 1st Tuesday of every Month at the Miller Park Shelter House. All Women of Polk City our Welcome. Facebook page and website www.polkcitywomen.org for more information!

Operative Lodge #308 (Masons): Meets every 2nd Monday of the month for dinner at 6:30 PM at the Lodge building next to City Hall. Dinner is open to anyone interested in joining. Email us at Operative308@gmail.com for more information.

Polk City Historical Society: The Big Creek Historical Society announced the opening dates of the museum for 2018.

  • Sunday May 13, 2 – 4
  • Sunday September 9, 2 – 4
  • Sunday October 14, 2 – 4
In addition the museum will open monthly during the Polk CITY Farmer’s Market. Those dates are:
  • June 14, 5 – 7
  • July 12, 5 – 7
  • August 9, 5 – 7

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