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Indianola Magazine Stays Digital-Only
The next edition of Indianola Magazine will be available October 1 and will again be digital-only.
Some Restrictions Lifted at Activity Center
Effective immediately, Activity Center patrons are no longer limited to a one-hour stay in the building. Masks are required for most activities.
Online Shelter Reservations
Customers may once again reserve park shelters online. Shelters may be reserved up to one year in advance. While shelters may be reserved year-round, water and electricity are only available from mid-April through mid-October.
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Tunes & Treats on the Terrace September 25 at 2:00 pm 45 RPM Quartet
FREE outdoor concert on the Activity Center patio! Limited seating available, or bring your own lawn chair. Social distancing and wearing masks strongly encouraged.
This a capella quartet enjoys close harmony and especially the "oldies but goodies". Sponsored by United HealthCare. Dessert provided by Indianola HyVee.
Rain Date: Friday, October 2, at 2:00 pm
Silver Saddles - Session 2
Thursdays, Oct 8 - 29 10am - noon
Silver Saddles is an equine learning program for able bodied adults age 50 or better. This Thursday Morning small group will focus on fun and fellowship while teaching the fundamentals of relational horsemanship. Learn about horse behavior and what it teaches us about ourselves. Practice basic riding skills and learn to have a balanced seat. Classes will incorporate ground skills to create and build the bond between rider and horse. You do not need to have prior experience with horses to join us
Are your cats tired of the day-to-day reigning of your home and want to be someone else for the day? (Think Feline Dion, Justin Tim-purr-lake, or the Cheshire Cat!) Would your pup make the perfect Mr. Bone Jangles, Doggie Popkins, or Hair-y Potter? Dust off your creativity and enter your fur baby in our virtual costume contest.
Then share, share, share with your friends and family, because the dogs and cats with the most positive comments/likes by 9:00 am on Friday, October 30, will win some fur-tastic prizes!
Sponsored by All Creatures Small, Indianola Veterinary Clinic, and Kindness Pet Clinic.
Babysitting Clinic Offered November 10,11,12 3:30 - 6pm
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach you will learn your responsibilities as a babysitter, what parents expect of you, how to care for infants and young children, age-appropriate activities, safety, and how to handle emergencies. Open to boys and girls in 5th grade and above. The registration fee includes a workbook, childcare resources, and snack. Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a certificate of participation. Each participant needs to bring a baby doll and a children's toy for use in class.
Girls and boys in grades 3-6 can register to play in this six week program beginning in January. There's a place for everyone on a team in this league, whether you're just starting out or have played for awhile. Games & practices on weeknights, in town (no traveling!). Guaranteed spot on a team when you register by Friday, November 13. After that a $15 late fee is charged, and we cannot guarantee there will be a spot available.
Hackberry, Ohio Buckeye, ServiceBerry and Swamp White Oak
The Indianola Community Trees committee is offering discounted trees this fall to Indianola residents. Limit of 2 trees per household. Order through Indianola Parks & Recreation for pickup on Saturday, October 3.
Last day to order trees is Wednesday, September 30. Owners can pick up trees Saturday, October 3, from 9-11am.