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Come and have breakfast with Santa! Pancakes, sausages, coffee, and juice will be served (while supplies last). Children can enjoy breakfast, pictures with Santa, and a book fair.
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East Polk Rotary has some fun planned! Proceeds from a Golf Simulator Tournament Nov. 11-Dec. 11 at Toad Valley ($400 Grand Prize) and a Bowling Tournament at Great Escape February 24 (prizes galore!) will help provide funding to support the Iowa Industrial Technology Exposition at Southeast Polk to be held May 12, 2023, and other community service projects. For more info on the Expo, see iowatechexpo.org.
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The Elks Hoop Shoot, funded by the Elks National Foundation, is a free throw contest for boys and girls 8-13 years old. Age-group determined by the contestant's age as of April 1, 2023. For more information, contact the Lodge Elks Hoop Shoot Director or visit elks.org/hoopshoot. Registration 10:00am Start 11:00am
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Hundreds of PERMANENT positions available Starting pay $15 hr. ($18.75 with attendance bonus)! Weekly pay Unlimited advancement opportunities Company paid benefits after 9 months Tuition assistance program to go to college 3 shifts to choose from! Apply at UPS Jobs (https://www.jobs-ups.com/)
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Experience overnight camp in a brand new way! Join us for a week of winter fun as we explore some of our favorite winter games and activities during the day and take field trips for laser tag, bowling, and much more in the evenings!
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We are currently seeking individuals to work our food & beverage concessions at local events. Venues include Wells Fargo Arena & the Iowa State Fairgrounds. We offer a flexible schedule so you can choose the events & dates that work for you.
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The Iowa Youth Fishing League is a nonprofit organization created with the mission of serving Iowa youth anglers and families interested in pursuing their passion for fishing, tournament angling, and conservation efforts.
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Join Scouts! We welcome girls and boys ages k-5 for Cub Scouts! We have Packs near you! Please join here: https://scoutingiowa.org/ or call 515-266-2135.
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Justin Young will help you create your own Anime character during this two hour class.
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Carissa will teach you all about the joys of making your favorite character come to life. Join us as you learn how to draw like a manga artist. 2 hour class.
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Now is the perfect time to secure your spot for an amazing summer experience in the Valley. For only your deposit ($50 per week), you can guarantee your child's space at camp this summer. Pay all of your balance upfront or make smaller payments up to to the start of Camp! See QR code for all options
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Let our counselors provide a fun-filled evening of activities while you treat yourself to a night out! Pair with one of our School Day Off camps for a full day and evening of Camp Fire fun for your child!
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Join us for a mini-week session that is sure to entertain! This action-packed mini-week will include some of our favorite camp games and activities. This session is perfect for both veteran campers and campers ready to try overnight camp for the first time.
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Betty will help kids explore the fun technique of collage. You are welcome to bring your own photos, textiles, string...that you would like to incorporate into your design along with the materials we will provide.
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Join us at Camp Hantesa for a weekend of service, fun, and catching up with camp friends. Enjoy the beautiful spring air at Hantesa while we hike, climb at the high ropes course, and stargaze!
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Outrageous Overnight Camps offers new experiences and challenges for older campers by making the most of their weekend with exciting activities and action-packed days. Possible activities include climbing, hiking, completing ropes courses, and performing team-building activities.
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School Day Off camps bring all the fun of summer to one action-packed day! Each day includes transportation from designated community sites listed by each date below, a hot lunch, and a full day of counselor-led activities.
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Heartland Youth Choir is holding Open Rehearsals for singers in Grades Pre-K-12. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in exploring their love of music beyond the school setting. Please see the attached flyer for dates and times!