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Week of 10/20/14 – 10/26/14

This week in Polk City

*** THIS WEEK ***
Polk City Fall Festival Saturday, October 25


*** NEXT WEEK ***

Beggar’s Night is Thursday, October 30, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Monday, October 20, 2014

Tuesday, October 21

  • Library: Storytime
    10:30 am. Join us as we share some wonderful picture books!!!   All Ages Welcome.

Wednesday, October 22

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

Thursday, October 23

  • Library: Sit N Stitch
    6:00 pm. Sit and Stitch. Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!
  • NEW Library: FLU SHOTS AT THE LIBRARY
    7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Julie Kane, pharmacist from Polk City Pharmacy, will be on hand to administer influenza immunizations to adults 18 years and older. *Remember to bring your insurance card for billing.

Friday, October 24

  • Library: Men’s Friday 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, October 25

  • FREE Polk City Fall Festival
    11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Party is inside the Polk City Fire Dept, 309 W Van Dorn, Polk City IA 50226. We will have food, games, prizes, crafts and costume contest along with other fun activities (bounce houses, cookie decorating). Ages 7th grade and under. Free to all who attend.
  • Saturday Service
    6:00 pm. “Come as you are” Service at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
  • FUN Legion Halloween Party
    7:00 pm-midnight. Best costume prizes, games, karaoke.

Sunday, October 26

  • Sunday Worship
    • Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
      1701 W Jester Park Drive, Polk City
      8:15 am. Traditional Service 9:20 am. Sunday School, Adult Bible School 10:30 am. Contemporary Service
    • Hopkins Grove United Methodist Church
      Madrid, IA
      9:00 am Sunday School
      10:00 am. Sunday Service
    • Lakeside Fellowship
      1400 Broadway – West Elementary, Polk City
      10:00 am Sunday Services
    • Polk City United Methodist Church
      1421 Broadway, Polk City
      8:30 am. Classic Service 10:30 am. Informal Service
    • Kids 4 Truth @ Lakeside Fellowship
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Pre-k – 5th Grade.  Everyone welcome!

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Upcoming Events

  • Ducks Unlimited Dinner 11/13/14 Details >
  • Holiday Square Lighting 12/2/14

**As always, items entered are to the best of my knowledge and I apologize for any errors. Please email announcements and items of community interest to info@polkcitysquare.com. Thank you! -Kimberly **

Polk City Square is a volunteer project with the purpose of creating community through the free sharing of information and events relating to Polk City, Iowa.

Trick or Treat at PC Nursing and Rehab

Polk City Nursing and Rehab would like to invite any and all from the community to stop by here 6 to 8 pm on Beggars night (Thursday, October 30), our residents will be passing out candy and other goodies.  We would love to see everyone show up!

Fall Festival on Saturday!

October 25, 2014 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (7th grade and younger)

The Polk City Police and Fire Departments will be hosting the 14th Annual Fall Festival, sponsored by the City of Polk City and the surrounding businesses. Located inside the Polk City Fire Department. FREE TO ALL!

Activities will include:

  • Games
  • Bounce House
  • Food
  • Prizes
  • Costume Contest
  • Crafts and Much More!

 

Schwans Fundraiser

schwans-fundraisingSchwans Fundraiser: Each year Polk City Methodist Youth go on a mission trip – about 30+youth and their adult leaders. It’s an awesome experience and requires several thousands of dollars to go. Right now the youth are raising funds to go to Springfield IL by partnering with Schwans. From now till Dec. 1st there are two ways for you to order your favorite Schwans product – pizza, ice cream, holiday desserts, & there is even a gluten free and organic product line.

Here’s how:

  1. Visit www.schwans-cares.com – enter id #15540 – Click “buy Now” to purchase an e-certificate (40% goes to youth) or “Shop Now” to place a product order (20% goes to youth).OR
  2. Call 1-855-870-7208 & provide campaign ID #15540 & place your order. Then, get this, after Dec. 1st till next October – continue to order using the id # and the youth will receive 5% of all orders.

Whimze Boutique Grand Opening

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whimze-dressThanks to everyone who voted to help me choose a dress to wear to a business dinner with my handsome hubby!  I just loved everything I tried on.  Everything was honestly comfortable and I love how the ladies there were really thinking about how I could use various pieces in lots of different ways to get the most for my money.

Grand Opening Celebration Saturday, October 25, 2014

This Saturday you can go and check out the store and also help them celebrate their official Grand Opening from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  Enjoy refreshments, prizes, and take advantage of the 20% off store wide discount (be sure to tell them you saw it on Polk City Square!)

Whimze Boutique
802 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny
(Former NYC Purse Co location)

Pumpkin Decorating

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Ashlee’s Creative Arts Academy will be holding a fun pumpkin decorating session on October 26th from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the studio. Come learn some different pumpkin decorating techniques from Miss Ashlee who studied art and graphics through college! The class cost is $12.00 per student and includes your very own pumpkin to take home. Please send us an email ashleescaa@gmail.com to reserve your spot in the class by October 23rd! All ages are welcome! Happy Fall!

Jester Park Equestrian Center Spook-tacular

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
(FYI: This is the same night as Beggar’s Night in Polk City)

Come out and enjoy a night of Halloween fun at the Jester Park Equestrian Center, 11171 NW 103rd Court, Granger, IA 50109.

Trick or Treating, Face painting, a “haunted” hike, hay rack rides, costumed pony rides, and games for the whole family. Costumes are encouraged and loved! Cost: $10/per person over 5 years of age. Reservations are not required for this event.

Comet Wrestling Club

Comet Wrestling Now Open
Comet Wrestling Club Registration is now open. please go to www.cometwrestlingclub.com to register. Contact shanetorres@remax.net with any questions. Registration has to be in by November 3rd for Shirt orders.

Joining the Club
The Comet Wrestling Club is open for kids from K through 8th grade. We break down the wrestlers into two groups.

  • Junior Group:K-3rd Grade. This group meets once a week on Tuesdays (at 6:00PM) and is tailored for younger, less experienced athletes/wrestlers and we concentrate on movements, skills, technique, and strength under a fun atmosphere. The cost  is $45 and includes a club shirt.
  • Senior Group: 4th – 8th grade. This group meets twice a week on Tuesdays (at 7:00PM) and Thursdays (at 6:00PM) and is for older, more experienced and competitive wrestlers and is designed to involve a more rigorous workout, accelerated technique, and a higher level of conditioning.

$5 Yoga!

2014-yoga-experience-2Have you tried Deb Clark’s yoga class at her new studio in Ankeny yet?  No?  Yes, but its been a while?  Well, Deb is running a special through the end of October that anyone who hasn’t been to the studio in the last 3 months can try a class for $5.  The studio has been open for a year now and Deb would like to see some more Polk City faces! Check her out at 1555 SE Delaware, Ankeny (Across from Buffalo Wild Wings and next to Lucky Bamboo). Learn more at: http://debclarksyogaexperience.com/

Week of 10/13/14 – 10/19/14

This week in Polk City

*** COMING SOON ***
Polk City Fall Festival Saturday, October 25

Beggar’s Night is Thursday, October 30, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Monday, October 13, 2014

Tuesday, October 14,

  • Library: Storytime
    10:30 am. Join us as we share some wonderful picture books!!!   All Ages Welcome.
  • Library Board Meeting Canceled
    No Polk City Community Library Board meeting in October. Next meeting November 11.

Wednesday, October 15

  • Library: Coffee Wednesdays
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us round the fireplace for a cup of coffee or tea.
  • St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic
    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Located inside Polk City United Methodist Church. Open to the public. Clinic staffed by volunteer healthcare providers. No insurance filed, $5 donation appreciated. Come in for sports physicals, school physicals, immunizations, or ill visits.
  • Library: FRIENDS Quarterly Meeting
    6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. The Friends of the Polk City Community Library have four scheduled meetings per year.  All meetings are open to members and public.  anyone interested in supporting the Library is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Thursday, October 16

  • Library: Sit N Stitch
    6:00 pm. Sit and Stitch. Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!
  • Library: Family Movie – Toy of Terror
    6:00 pm – 6:45 pm. Join Woody, Buzz, Jessie and their pals in a frighteningly fun animated adventure. Toy Story of Terror Not Rated 22 Minutes PLUS 3 TOY STORY TOONS: *Small Fry Rated G *Hawaiian Vacation Rated G  *Partysaurus Rex Rated G  20 Minutes You are Welcome to bring pillows, blankets & snacks.
  • Kiwanis
    6:30 pm. Are you looking for ways to get to know people in your community? To connect with others—and get involved in projects that change lives? Then you’ve come to the right place. Kiwanis is all about making friends—and making an impact—in your local community. Kiwanis clubs focus on changing the world by serving children, one child and one community at a time.  We are looking for members who want to spend a little or a lot of time in helping our local children.  If you are willing to learn more about Kiwanis or any of our local activities please attend a meeting or e-mail hromatko2@msn.com.

Friday, October 17

  • Library: Men’s Friday 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, October 18

  • Saturday Service
    6:00 pm. “Come as you are” Service at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

Sunday, October 19

  • Sunday Worship
    • Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
      1701 W Jester Park Drive, Polk City
      8:15 am. Traditional Service 9:20 am. Sunday School, Adult Bible School 10:30 am. Contemporary Service
    • Hopkins Grove United Methodist Church
      Madrid, IA
      9:00 am Sunday School
      10:00 am. Sunday Service
    • Lakeside Fellowship
      1400 Broadway – West Elementary, Polk City
      10:00 am Sunday Services
    • Polk City United Methodist Church
      1421 Broadway, Polk City
      8:30 am. Classic Service 10:30 am. Informal Service
    • Kids 4 Truth @ Lakeside Fellowship
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Pre-k – 5th Grade.  Everyone welcome!
  • Harvest Home Dinner in Grimes
    4:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Grimes First Presbyterian Church. Savor the Flavor of the Annual Harvest Homes Dinner. 410 SE Third St. Grimes, IA 50111.  An event for the entire community! Dinner served family-style: Turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, desserts, coffee and tea. Freewill offering at the door and carry out dinners are available upon request! Come out for a great meal with family and friends.  Hope to see you there!

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Upcoming Events

  • Fall Festival 10/25/14 11am-3pm
  • Legion Halloween Party 10/25/14 7pm-midnight. Best costume prizes, games, karaoke
  • Ducks Unlimited Dinner 11/13/14 Details >
  • Holiday Square Lighting 12/2/14

**As always, items entered are to the best of my knowledge and I apologize for any errors. Please email announcements and items of community interest to info@polkcitysquare.com. Thank you! -Kimberly **

Polk City Square is a volunteer project with the purpose of creating community through the free sharing of information and events relating to Polk City, Iowa.