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

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