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Week of 11/21/16 – 11/27/16

This week in Polk City

np-calendarMonday, November 21, 2016

  • City Hall: Planning and Zoning Meeting
    6:00 pm. The Council 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 and minutes >
  • Library: Monday Book Club
    7:00 pm. Join us for snacks & HELP US PICK NEXT YEAR’S BOOKS.
  • Library: Nighty-night Story Time
    7:00 pm. This week we will work on being thankful!

Tuesday, November 22

  • Library: Storytime
    10:30 am. This week we will work on being thankful!

Wednesday, November 23

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

Thursday, November 24 *HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

  • LIBRARY CLOSED

Friday, November 25

  • LIBRARY CLOSED

Saturday, November 26

  • Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
    1701 W Jester Park Drive, Polk City
    6:00 pm. Worship Service

Sunday, November 27

  • 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
      8:30 am Sunday Service.
      9:30 am Sunday School
    • 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
      9:30 am. Sunday School
    • Kids4Truth
      5:30 pm. Lakeside Fellowship building near the Square

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Upcoming Events

  • NOW: Toys for Tots Collection Nov 7 – Dec 14, 2016  More >
  • Polk City Library Open House December 3, 2016 More >
  • Square Lighting December 6, 2016

Send in your events! info@polkcitysquare.com

*Jester Park: I only include events at Jester Park where there is still room to register if necessary.  However, some programs may fill between the time I add them to this calendar and the time you receive the email. There are so  many programs over there, click here to view the calendar and get signed up for something fun in a few weeks so you don’t miss out!

**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

Pop Up Market in Polk City!

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Holiday Pop-Up Market on Polk City Square

Starting Saturday! Still looking for:

Are you a local or home-based business, crafter, artisan, or artist? Are you based in or near the town of Polk City Iowa? Apply to be a part of the Polk City Arts Holiday Pop Up Market.
DATES: November 26th, 2016, December 3, 2016, December 10, 2016, December 17, 2016
It’s a great opportunity to connect with the community and find new customers, while being part of a festive and fun holiday shopping event. Due to limited space, vendors will be selected based on first come first serve basis or if similar business applied first. . Selected vendors will pay $25.00 per Saturday, per space to participate. Contact Suzanne Wille with questions about being a vendor at the Polk City Arts Holiday Pop Up Market info: suzanne@aphotoop.com or 515-441-7555.

Holiday Extravaganza at the Legion 12/10/16

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Holiday Extravaganza at the Polk City American Legion 12/10/16 from 9am – 1pm. Free Admission!

Hailey’s Academy Now Hiring

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Essential Functions

  • Observe and monitor children’s play activities.
  • Organize and participate in recreational activities.
  • Accompany children on field trips, park, and pool outings.
  • Communicates well with others. Ability to interact with the children attending the programs, their parents and/or guardians.
  • Maintains open communication with the Center Director and other Center Associates
  • Informs the Center Director when new/additional supplies are needed, in a timely manner.
  • Assists Center Director in implementing the daily activities
  • Accepts other duties as deemed appropriate within the scope of this job description.
  • Highly flexible schedule with varying hours
  • Assists in fund raising activities and special events.

Required Certifications

  • Child Abuse Prevention, CPR, Blood Bourne Pathogens, First Aid and AED certifications required within 30 days of employment.

Contact

2016 Toys for Tots Drop off in Polk City

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Collection available at Cupp Insurance on the Square
Our office is going to be a Toys for Tots drop site this year. Beginning on November 7, residents can drop off toys at our office on the square and Cupp Insurance will match each gift donated with a $5 donation to Toys for Tots up to $500. Gifts accepted through December 14, 2016.

Cupp Insurance – Polk City Office
213 W Broadway
Polk City, IA 50226
Phone Number: (515) 984-9090

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Want to drop off on the after hours? The American Legion Riders are also taking new toy donations again for Toys For Tots now until December 16th.  Drop off at the American Legion Wednesdays – Sundays 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Massage Specials at Sands Chiro

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Help us welcome our evening and weekend Massage Therapist!!! Enjoy 20% off when you book with Mary AND anyone interested in a massage package now through Christmas can also get 20% off!!!

North Polk Hiring

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Para Educator Substitutes needed at North Polk Community School District.   We have a need for them at all levels. Apply by going to www.northpolk.org website, search career opportunities under the employment tab.  Sub pay is $12.69 an hour.

2016 Polk City Library Open House 12/3/16

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Friends of the Polk City Community Library will host a Holiday Open House at the Polk City Library, 1500 W. Broadway, Saturday, December 3rd from 1-3pm.

Snowflake the Elf and Peppermint Reindeer will visit with games and photo opportunities.

A ‘Fight the Flu’ Giving Tree is accepting donations of disinfecting sanitizer wipes, Lysol spray, hand sanitizer and Kleenex for the North Polk West Elementary.

Enjoy the cookies and a drink at the open house.

Week of 11/7/16 – 11/13/16

This week in Polk City

*WOW!  There is a lot of great stuff going on this week which is wonderful, but it makes for a very long email. Please take the time to read it all the way through!

np-calendarMonday, November 7, 2016

  • City Hall: Parks Commission Meeting
    6:00 pm. The Council 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 and minutes >
  • Library: Board Meeting
    7:00 pm. Meetings are open to the public.

Tuesday, November 8

  • Library: Storytime
    10:30 am. Celebrating our military during a Veterans Day Story Time with special guest 1st Sgt. Shane Wrage, on November 8th at 10:30 a.m.
  • North Polk WEST PTA Meeting
    7:00 pm. Hope to see you on November 8th! Remember… childcare is provided. Bring a friend or two!

Wednesday, November 9

  • Library: Coffee Wednesdays
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join us around the fireplace for a cup of coffee or iced tea.
  • Phyllis Whitlatch Benefit
    3:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Chili Dinner | Bake Sale | Silent Auction. Polk City Community Center 309 Van Dorn Street, Polk City, Iowa. More info >

Thursday, November 10

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

Friday, November 11

  • Library: Men’s Friday Coffee
    10:00 am – Noon. 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.
  • Veteran’s Day Beef and Noodles Dinner at the Polk City American Legion *Open to the Public
    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  The Auxiliary is putting on a Veterans Dinner- Beef and Noodles.  Vets eat free,  everyone else is free will donation.

Saturday, November 12

  • Polk City Fire Department Recruitment Open House
    8:00 am – 11:00 am. Do you have an interest in becoming a firefighter/EMT? Or do you just want to find out more about what it takes to volunteer with the Polk City Fire Department? Join us during our recruitment open house Saturday, Nov. 12. You will have a chance to tour the station and speak with members and officers about being a part of the department. And if you want, you can apply on spot and interview. More info >
  • Jester Park: Barrel Birdhouses
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Join a Polk County Conservation Naturalist and build a home for one of your favorite backyard animals. You’ll be given a plastic 15-gallon barrel and necessary supplies.  See more >
  • Jester Park: Soap Making
    10:00 am – 1:00 pm. With recent interest in more “natural” lifestyles, the art of soap making is gaining popularity. Let Mitchell County Naturalist, Chelsea Ewen, help you discover the history, chemistry, process, and benefits of making your own homemade soap. – See more >
  • Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
    1701 W Jester Park Drive, Polk City
    6:00 pm. Worship Service
  • American Legion Halloween Party
    7:00 pm – ? Free admission and Costumes recommended! DJ and Dancing. Food and Beverages.

Sunday, November 13

  • The Nada’s LIVE at the Polk City American Legion
    8:00 pm.
    The Iowa Rock N Roll Music Association is hosting a Rock4Vets at the American Legion on Sunday the 13th of November. Sunday at 8pm we will be having the Nada’s in concert at the Post. (Classic Rock, Oldies). Tickets to the event are $10 and can be purchased here http://www.tikly.co/thenadas or at the door. All vets get in free with a portions of the proceeds going to support our Non-Profit organization as well as veterans organizations.  https://www.iowarocknroll.com/
  • 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
      8:30 am Sunday Service.
      9:30 am Sunday School
    • 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
      9:30 am. Sunday School
    • Kids4Truth
      5:30 pm. Lakeside Fellowship building near the Square

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Upcoming Events

  • NOW: Toys for Tots Collection Nov 7 – Dec 14, 2016  More >
  • NEW: American Legion: 80s Rock Night November 19, 2016 More >
  • Polk City Library Open House December 3, 2016 More >
  • Square Lighting December 6, 2016

Send in your events! info@polkcitysquare.com

*Jester Park: I only include events at Jester Park where there is still room to register if necessary.  However, some programs may fill between the time I add them to this calendar and the time you receive the email. There are so  many programs over there, click here to view the calendar and get signed up for something fun in a few weeks so you don’t miss out!

**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

The Nada’s LIVE in Polk City SUNDAY!

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The Nada’s LIVE at the Polk City American Legion
The Iowa Rock N Roll Music Association is hosting a Rock4Vets at the American Legion on Sunday the 13th of November at 8:00 pm. We will be having the Nada’s in concert at the American Legion Post in Polk City, Iowa (Classic Rock, Oldies).

Tickets to the event are $10 and can be purchased here http://www.tikly.co/thenadas or at the door. All vets get in free with a portions of the proceeds going to support our Non-Profit organization as well as veterans organizations.  https://www.iowarocknroll.com/

THIS WEDNESDAY: Support Phyllis

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Phyllis Whitlatch Benefit

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Chili Dinner | Bake Sale | Silent Auction

Polk City Community Center 309 Van Dorn Street, Polk City, Iowa

 

PC Fire Department Recruitment Open House 11/12/16

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Do you have an interest in becoming a firefighter/EMT? Or do you just want to find out more about what it takes to volunteer with the Polk City Fire Department?

Join us during our recruitment open house Saturday, Nov. 12. You will have a chance to tour the station and speak with members and officers about being a part of the department. And if you want, you can apply on spot and interview.

Many of our members have joined the department during this event, so stop down if you have any interest or questions and learn more.

More info >

Bake Sale, White Elephant and Beef & Noodle Dinner 11/12/16

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FREE Fitness Class THIS WEEK!

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Deb Clark of Polk City welcomes you to try out a class of your choice at her studio The Yoga Experience located on Delaware St in Ankeny.  Classes in Yoga, Cardio, Pilates and Barre available!  Come check it out and see everything Deb and the Yoga Experience have to offer! Free class offer good week of 11/9/16 – 11/16/16.

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Contact Deb Clark for more information 515-306-6700. Click here for the class schedule >

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Nelson Interior-Exterior House Painting

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After much contemplation I (Keith Nelson) have decided keep my artistic pursuits more focused on my own direction.  To make that possible, I have started a new business. Nelson Interior Exterior Painting.  Quality residential painting with an artist’s touch. From a single room, to an entire home repaint, with exceptional attention to detail.  My clients don’t need to do anything other than call to line up a consultation, I will take care of the rest.  Moving furniture, fixing wall dings, rehanging photos/art/mirrors and vacuuming the floor when done.  Contact me at 515-988-6342, keithnelsonarts@gmail.com. Website, nelsoninteriorexteriorpainting.com or Facebook/nelsoninteriorexteriorpainting.  Contact me today to give your home a fresh new look before the Holidays!