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

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