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Baseball and Softball sign-ups for the 2021 season will take place at the Grandview Little League Sports Complex, located at 4381 NE 38th Street, from the hours of 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Boys League available for ages 3-16 (age as of August 31st, 2021) Girls League available for ages 3-16 (age as of
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Join us for "Out of School" Days this winter! Drop your child off at one of our convenient drop locations and let them experience a day of excitement and learning at Camp Hantesa! Under the supervision of trained staff, campers make new friends and interact with old ones through engaging programs!
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Want to talk about and learn to draw your favorite comic book characters? Each month, we will focus on a different comic book or graphic novel series for kids. This month, we will be talking about "The Bad Guys" series by Aaron Blabey. Register to get your free kit for this program.
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The All Iowa Reads Kids book for 2021 is _Pie in the Sky_ by Remy Lai. This is a fun, highly illustrated novel about two brothers who move to a new country and struggle with adjusting to a new school, new language, and a new life. Join us for a fun, online program to talk about the book.
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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 can help your family learn to manage emotions, set goals, avoid peer pressure, make better decisions and create better relationships. You will learn how to show love while setting limits and how to listen to your child.
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Tech Journeys will be presenting a free class to teach some beginning-level coding on Scratch. Participants should be somewhat familiar with Scratch and have a Scratch account. Our instructor will guide you through a project and answer questions about how to learn more.
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Altoona Public Library will be hosting a online storytime with representatives from Covid Recovery Iowa. They will be able to answer questions about their services and will read books a few storybooks. Registration is required. Aimed at children age 4-8, but all ages may attend.
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Join medical and health sciences students and professionals from the University of Iowa for interactive and virtual medical simulations, experiments, and more that you can follow along at home to explore careers in STEM, STEM concepts, and your health.
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If your son/daughter is looking to play recreational soccer in the Spring, registration for Altoona Soccer Club is now open!
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Lights! Camera! Action! We have the popcorn, we have the tickets, and we have the movie-themed activities. All you're missing is the movie, and you can feel free check one out to go with this fun program kit for families. Registration is required. Pick-up starts Monday, Feb. 1.
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Dream Team is a 5 month youth mentoring program that uses the power of a bicycle to assist youth in developing a healthy approach to life's challenges. The program is in the 25th year and culminates with youth earning a free bike and a chance to ride across Iowa in RAGBRAI. We also need volunteers!
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A one day event to teach students about programming, taught by technology professionals. Students will learn HTML and CSS to build their own website while learning about careers in computer science.
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Want to talk about and learn to draw your favorite comic book characters? Each month, we will focus on a different comic book or graphic novel series for kids. This month, we are talking about the "Big Nate" series by Lincoln Pierce. Registration is required.
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Heartland Youth Choir is enrolling singers in Grades 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 more information.
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DETAILS… Registration fee: $75 per player Proof of school grade level is required for each child Each player receives a t-shirt jersey, medal, and certificate Tournaments are played at the end of the season This is a coed league Grades 1st-6th Payment arrangements available to those in need.
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Lifeguard certification course to prepare students for employment at a pool. 8 New certification and 3 review certification opportunities. Course includes CPR which meets the state graduation requirement. New Certification $200 Review Certification $125.
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Living History Farms’ outdoor day camp setting provides a fun and unique way for children entering kindergarten through 8th grade to experience day-to-day farm and town life as it was in the past. The fun and learning never stops at Living History Farms’ Summer Day Camp!
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Volunteers will assist Courage League Staff in a variety of ways! Help out with our Saturday sports that include soccer, baseball, basketball, flag football and more! Volunteers may also help out during out weekday programming that includes group games, sports, karaoke biking, aerobic drumming and t