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Indianola Public Library

  1. Breakfast with Dr. Seuss

    February 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ First United Methodist Church

    Join us for this free event! We'll have breakfast, games, fun, and meet the Cat in the Hat. Please register by calling the library at 961-9418. Sponsored by the Friends of the Indianola Public Library.

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  2. Lego Challenge

    February 27, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Each month will have a different challenge, but you can always build your own thing! Legos and Duplos provided, or feel free to bring your own. All ages. Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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  3. Toddlers Wiggle

    February 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Indianola Public Library

    Stories, rhymes, and music -- and plenty of wiggle time! Join us for 30 minutes of fun for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18-36 months, with an adult.

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  4. Evening Book Club

    February 28, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library

    Expand your reading horizons this year by joining the Evening Book Club. (No Evening Book Club in Mar).

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Parks & Rec

  1. Lego EV3 Robotics Lab

    February 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Buxton Room

    Robotics is the way of the future that is here today! Robots do surgery, build cars, and assist us with our complex modern lives. This one-day robotics workshop presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will introduce you to these amazing machines as you learn to engineer a robot to complete different challenges. The registration fee includes lunch and a t-shirt. Parents and family members are invited to join us at 2:15 for a fun demonstration of what the students have learned.

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  2. Think Spring! Garden Seminar

    February 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Hubbell Hall, Kent Campus Center, Simpson College

    Join Indianola Parks and Recreation and the Warren County Master Gardeners for a day filled with four inspiring speakers, door prizes, garden marketplace and a delicious catered lunch. Master Gardeners earn 4 CPU credits. Speakers include Kelly Norris, Director of Horticulture at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Lynda Richards of Images by Lynda Richards, Jessica Krupicka, co-host of WHO Radio's Gardening Today, and Tony Pille, Owner of Sun Gold Farms.

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  3. Personal Journal Workshop

    February 26, 2017, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Arts & Crafts Room

    Everyone has a story! Even if you don’t consider yourself a writer, a daily or weekly journal is a wonderful way to record your experiences. And Beth Voltmer can help you create a beautiful, personalized journal to record those special thoughts. Starting with a blank journal, participants will choose from an assortment of paper ephemera, ribbon, buttons, lace, graph & lined paper, and other embellishments to make a personal journal to use for gardening, Bible study, or any kind of writing. It makes a beautiful handmade gift for a friend (or a special keepsake for yourself)! All materials will be provided.

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  4. Bike Maintenance 101

    February 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ CanoeSport Outfitters, 203 W. Salem Avenue, Indianola

    It may be too cold and snowy for a bike ride, but it’s the perfect time of year to learn how you can be better prepared for the next bike riding season! Join Casey Holmes in her shop at CanoeSport Outfitters where she will share and demonstrate important skills for getting (and keeping) your bike in tip top shape. Participants will learn basic bike maintenance including changing flat tires, adjusting derailleurs, brakes, and the proper way to clean a bike. These skills can help save both time and money for you and your family. Class size is limited so register today!

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  5. The Zone (Middle School)

    February 27, 2017, 3:20 PM - 5:00 PM @ Indianola Middle School

    State of the art fun & entertainment after school in the Indianola Middle School Cafeteria! The Zone is a drop-in program and students will check in with a supervisor when they arrive. After a healthy snack, students choose among activities, challenges, homework help, gaming competitions, craft projects and contests.

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  6. Chicometrics

    February 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Buxton Room

    This popular deep muscle-toning program develops muscular tone and skeletal strength so you look good and feel great. Measure your progress! Aft er only 3-4 one-hour sessions, you can expect to trim as much as 1 to 2 inches from the hips, thighs, and abdominal areas. No impact based with isotonic and isometric principles for fast toning results. Also great for helping with aches and pains.

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  7. Rounded Minds Winter Soccer

    February 28, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM @ Buxton Room

    Th is high-energy soccer program is led by experienced soccer coaches who introduce children to fundamental soccer skills by using creative games, positive reinforcement, and even songs, all while learning Spanish. Children will learn the basic rules of the game while practicing sportsmanship and teamwork. Children should wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Shin guards are also recommended.

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  8. A Chance to Dance

    February 28, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Buxton Room

    Here is your chance to have fun and learn some of the most popular dances done at receptions and parties. Join instructor Steph Steveson to learn ballroom classics like the Waltz, club favorites like the Swing and Two Step, popular line dances and more! Partners are encouraged, the fun is guaranteed!! New format with four 90-minute sessions

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  9. iPad Workshop: Goodbye Typewriter!

    February 28, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Arts & Crafts Room

    From using word processors like Apple Pages and Microsoft Word to personalized greeting cards and quick notes, you will be amazed at how easily you can do it all on your iPad. We will compare the advantages of on-screen keyboards and physical keyboards. Built in Dictation and Siri can rescue you from even needing to type on the little keyboards. You will also learn how to print wirelessly from your iPad to wireless AirPrint printers. Of course, you will learn how to keep your documents safe and sound in iCloud and iCloud Drive. Discover how to make the most of your new technology in this series of hands-on workshops with Becky Clausen. If you took last year’s classes, feel free to come back for a refresher now that the iPads have the new iOS 10 looks and features. Each person must bring their own iPad, Apple ID and password, and a thirst for learning! Before coming to your first class, please update your iPad to the latest operating system. Need help? Come 30 minutes early.

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Senior Center

  1. Senior Exercise (Video Class)

    February 27, 2017, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Buxton Room

    A gentle workout that can be done sitting or standing. Good for mobility & balance.

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  2. Sit & Be Fit Senior Tai Chi (Video Class)

    February 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Indianola Activity Center

    Stretch, relax, breathe, move, laugh! Gentle workout improves balance, flexibility, immunity, strength, stamina, bone density, calmness & breathing.

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  3. Senior Exercise (Video Class)

    February 28, 2017, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Buxton Room

    A gentle workout that can be done sitting or standing. Good for mobility & balance.

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  4. Line Dancing

    February 28, 2017, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Buxton Room

    Men & women enjoy moving to music, and the steps are easy to learn. New dancers always welcome! This group performs at care centers, ball games, and more.

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