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Siouxland Kids Events in October 2015

Each month we will bring you info on events for kids in the Siouxland Area. If you know of one we have missed, please leave us a comment or send us an email. We will update our lists throughout the month as we hear of new events, so check back often for the latest scoop! We also recommend checking out our Event Lists tab to find our lists for other months!



Free Events Happening in October

10/3: Fire Trucks: Kid's Building Event at Home Depot, 9am to noon, ages 5-12, pre-registration required
10/3: First Saturday Family Storytime: stories and activities all about apples, at the Sioux City Downtown library, 11am
10/3: We're in the Wrong Book Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
10/3: "Lewis & Clark & Dinosaurs" workshop for kids with fossil crafts and discussion of 18th century paleontology, Lewis & Clark Interpretive center, 1pm, recommended for kids of all ages by th interpretive center. 

10/4: Open House at Sioux City Fire Rescue Stations, 1-4pm (see spotlight post for more details)
10/4: International Babywearing Week begins (see spotlight post for more details!)
10/6: Storytime at Perry Creek Library, 11am
10/6: I Need My Monster Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
10/7: Storytime at Morningside Library, 10:30am
10/10: Haunted Birdhouse Kids Build n Grow Event at Lowe's, 10am, pre-registration required
10/10: Sioux City Fall Festival. (see spotlight post, coming soon, for more details!)
10/10: Friends Fall Festival at Hillview Recreation Area in Hinton, IA 11am to 8pm
10/10: Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
10/10: Star Wars Reads event at Barnes & Noble, 2pm

10/13: Storytime at Perry Creek Library, 11am
10/13: Where's my Mummy? Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
10/14: Storytime at Morningside Library, 10:30am
10/17: Imaginary Fred Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am

10/20: Storytime at Perry Creek Library, 11am
10/20: Frankenstein and the Good Night Good Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
10/21: Storytime at Morningside Library, 10:30am
10/24: 20th Anniversary celebration at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center featuring pumpkin decorating, feather painting, a scavenger hunt, campfire fun, music and a live bald eagle! 10am to 4pm
10/24: Halloween at the Roundhouse at Milwaukee Railroad Museum, 10am-4pm
10/24: Click, Clack, Boo! Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
10/24: Trick-or-Treat event at area Hy-Vee stores including cookie decorating, coloring, pumpkins, and goodie bags, 1-4pm

10/27: Storytime at Perry Creek Library, 11am
10/27: Zombelina Storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
10/28: Storytime at Morningside Library, 10:30am
10/30: Trick-or-treat at Sioux City Ford Lincoln with plenty of candy and a special treat for parents, too,  8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
10/30: Costume Night Hike at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, 7pm, call to register
10/31: Halloween!
10/31:  Trick-or-treat at Sioux City Ford Lincoln with plenty of candy and a special treat for parents, too,  8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
10/31: Halloween at the Roundhouse at Milwaukee Railroad Museum, 10am-4pm
10/31: Mall-o-ween: kids in costume can trick or treat at the Southern Hills Mall from 6 to 8pm


Events with a cost in October

10/3: Riverssance Renaissance Festival at Riverside Park, 10am-7pm
10/3: Kids Club at Michael's craft store: harvest mobiles, 10am to noon, $2
10/3: Pumpkin Fest at Earl May with free face painting, pumpkin decorating, bounce house, hay rides, and more (pumpkins must be purchased however, and the horse rides may also cost money), 10am to 4pm
10/3: Sioux City Art Center Saturday Art Lesson: Autumn Collage, 10:30am to noon, $5
10/3: Fun Family Craft: Great Pumpkin Decorating event at Michael's craft store, 1pm to 4pm, free with purchase of $7 faux pumpkin
10/3: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Sioux Falls @Tyson Events Center, 7pm

10/4: Riverssance Renaissance Festival at Riverside Park, 10am-5pm
10/4: GiGi's Playhouse Down syndrome awareness walk at the Indian Hills shopping center (1551 Indian Hils) featuring kids activities and a silent auction, 1pm, $15 for adults, $10 for kids, free for people with Down syndrome. T-shirt included in registration. 
10/4: Sunday Family Fun Day at Sioux City Art Center, 1:30-2:30pm, $3-10 depending on project chosen
10/9: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Bloomington @Tyson Events Center, 7pm
10/10: Sioux City Art Center Saturday Art Lesson: India Design Painting, 10:30am to noon, $5
10/10: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Bloomington @Tyson Events Center, 7pm
10/10: The Emperor's New Clothes presented by Morningside College at Klinger-Neal Theater, 7pm, $5

10/11: Sunday Family Fun Day at Sioux City Art Center, 1:30-2:30pm, $3-10 depending on project chosen
10/11: The Emperor's New Clothes presented by Morningside College at Klinger-Neal Theater, 2pm, $5
10/17: Sioux City Art Center Saturday Art Lesson: Haunted House Sculpture, 10:30am to noon, $5


10/18: Sunday Family Fun Day at Sioux City Art Center, 1:30-2:30pm, $3-10 depending on project chosen
10/18: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Waterloo @Tyson Events Center, 3pm
10/23: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Des Moines @Tyson Events Center, 7pm
10/24: Kids Club: Pet Spider Craft at Michael's Craft Store, 10am to noon, $2
10/24: Sioux City Art Center Saturday Art Lesson: Monsters in Clay, 10:30am to noon, $5
10/24: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Tri-Cities @Tyson Events Center, 7pm

10/25: Sunday Family Fun Day at Sioux City Art Center, 1:30-2:30pm, $3-10 depending on project chosen
10/29: Pinkalicious at Sioux City Community Theater, 7pm
10/30: Pinkalicious at Sioux City Community Theater, 7pm
10/30: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Lincoln @Tyson Events Center, 7pm
10/31: Kids Club: Monster Bash and trick or treat bag making, plus free face painting and costume parades at each hour, at Michael's Craft Store, 9am to 3pm, $2,
10/31: Sioux City Art Center Saturday Art Lesson: Halloween Painting, 10:30am to noon, $5
10/31: Pinkalicious at Sioux City Community Theater, 2pm

We do not run any of these events and encourage you to call or visit the websites of the hosting locations, organizations, or stores with any questions and to confirm details. Many paid events require tickets or registration in advance and some may sell out quickly or very far in advance. 

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