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May 2017 Siouxland Kids Events

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 May

Mon 5/1: May Day-read more about the Sioux City tradition of delivering May baskets to neighbors here
Tues 5/2: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library, 11am, preschoolers with an adult caregiver
Weds 5/3: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library, 10:30am, preschoolers with a parent or grandparent
Sat 5/6: Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet at Elwood Olsen Stadium, 9am (register online by April 28th)
Sat 5/6: Home Depot Kids Building Workshop: Flower Pots, 9am to noon, register online
Sat 5/6: First Saturday Family Storytime: Superhero Party in honor of the library's 140th birthday, at Sioux City Wilbur Aalfs (downtown) library, 11-11:45am
Sat 5/6: Dragons Love Tacos 2 storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
Sat 5/6: Free Comic Book Day at ACME Comics on Pierce St, noon-4pm while supplies last

Tues 5/9: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library, 11am, preschoolers with an adult caregiver
Weds 5/10: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library, 10:30am, preschoolers with a parent or grandparent
Thurs 5/11: Live Animal Lunchtime at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, 4:30pm
Sat 5/13: Mother's Day storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am

Tues 5/16: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library, 11am, preschoolers with an adult caregiver
Weds 5/17: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library, 10:30am, preschoolers with a parent or grandparent
Sat 5/20: Chick Fil A Kids Club Spring Celebration featuring chocolate chip sunflower handprints, at Chick-Fil-A on Sergeant Road, 9:30-10:30am
Sat 5/20: Little Ree storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am
Sat 5/20: Kids to Parks Day kite flying event at Sertoma Park, 11:30am

Tues 5/23: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library, 11am, preschoolers with an adult caregiver
Weds 5/24: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library, 10:30am, preschoolers with a parent or grandparent
Sat 5/27: Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie storytime at Barnes & Noble, 11am

Tues 5/30: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library, 11am, preschoolers with an adult caregiver
Weds 5/31: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library, 10:30am, preschoolers with a parent or grandparent

Events with a cost in May

Mon 5/1: MAKE: Mom a Terrarium at Michael's craft store, 6:30-8:30pm, cost variesFlowerupplies chosen
Tues 5/2: MAKE: Mom a Cookie Bouquet at Michaels craft store, 6:30-8:30pm, cost varies by supplies chosen
Weds 5/3: MAKE: Mom a Paper Flower at Michael's craft store, 6:30-8:30pm, cost varies by supplies chosen
Thurs 5/4: MAKE: Mom a Painted Rock Family at Michael's craft store, 6:30-8:30pm, cost varies by supplies chosen
Fri 5/5: Music Man at the Sioux City Community Theater, 7:30pm, tickets $18
Sat 5/6: Kids Club at Michaels Craft Store: Mother's Day Frame by Sprout, 10am to noon, $2
Sat 5/6: Saturday Art Lesson: Cardboard Tube Sculpture at the Sioux City Art Center, 10:30am to noon, ages 6-12 (kids under 6 must have a parent or other adult helper to attend), $5 per child
Sat 5/6: Music Man at the Sioux City Community Theater, 7:30pm, tickets $18

Sun 5/7: Sundays in the Studio: Pointillism at the Sioux City Art Center, 1:30-3pm, ages 7+ (kids under 7 must have a parent or other adult helper to attend), $5 per child
Sun 5/7: Music Man at the Sioux City Community Theater, 2:00pm, tickets $18
Thurs 5/11: Game Night at Launchpad Children's Museum, 5-6pm and 6-7pm, free with museum admission or membership, max 2 families per session, so registration recommended!
Thurs 5/11: Music Man at the Sioux City Community Theater, 7:30pm, tickets $18
Fri 5/12: Sioux City Musketeers Clark Cup Conference Series Game 1 vs Chicago Steel, 7pm, Tyson Events Center, tickets $10.50-$21 online ($7 tickets available at the box office!)
Fri 5/12: Music Man at the Sioux City Community Theater, 7:30pm, tickets $18

Sat 5/13: Kids Club at Michaels Craft Store: Mother's Day Cards, 10am to noon, $2
Sat 5/13: Saturday Art Lesson: Clay Figures at the Sioux City Art Center, 10:30am to noon, ages 6-12 (kids under 6 must have a parent or other adult helper to attend), $5 per child
Sat 5/13: Future Chefs' Cooking Class: Springtime Snacks, led by dietitian Corinna Lenort, at Hy-Vee on Hamilton Blvd, noon-1pm, ages 5-11, register by May 12th, $5 per kid
Sat 5/13: Fri 5/12: Sioux City Musketeers Clark Cup Conference Series Game 2 vs Chicago Steel, 7pm, Tyson Events Center, tickets $10.50-$21 online ($7 tickets available at the box office!)
Sat 5/13: Music Man at the Sioux City Community Theater, 7:30pm, tickets $18

Sun 5/14: Music Man at the Sioux City Community Theater, 2:00pm, tickets $18
Thurs 5/18: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Sioux Falls Canaries, Lewis & Clark Park, 7:05pm, tickets $8-14
Fri 5/19: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Sioux Falls Canaries, Lewis & Clark Park, 7:05pm, tickets $8-14
Sat 5/20: Kids Club at Michaels Craft Store: Family Terrarium, 10am to noon, $2
Sat 5/20: Be an Engineer Day at Sioux City Railroad Museum, Adults 18+ learn to drive a train with 1 hour of instruction, and can bring up to 3 passengers of any age, $50 per engineer, $10 per passenger. Reservations required and can be made anytime between 10am and 3pm
Sat 5/20: Kids' Cooking Class featuring Berry Fizz, Mini Pizza Snackers, and Garden on a Stick, with dietician Tessa at Hy-Vee on Gordon Dr, noon-1pm, ages 5-12, $5 per kid, Contact Tessa at 712-234-1960 or tkleene@hy-vee.com or stop by Customer Service to sign up!
Sat 5/20: Sioux City Bandits arena football vs. Bismark Bucks at Tyson Events Center, 7:05pm, tickets $9-32.50

Sun 5/21: Be an Engineer Day at Sioux City Railroad Museum, Adults 18+ learn to drive a train with 1 hour of instruction, and can bring up to 3 passengers of any age, $50 per engineer, $10 per passenger. Reservations required and can be made anytime between 10am and 3pm
Sun 5/21: Sundays in the Studio: Self Portrait at the Sioux City Art Center, 1:30-3pm, ages 8+ (kids under 8 must have a parent or other adult helper to attend), $5 per child
Mon 5/22: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs, Lewis & Clark Park, 7:05pm, tickets $8-14
Tues 5/23: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs, Lewis & Clark Park, 11:05am, tickets $8-14
Weds 5/24: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs, Lewis & Clark Park, 7:05pm, tickets $8-14
Fri 5/26: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Sioux Falls Canaries, Lewis & Clark Park, 7:05pm, tickets $8-14

Sat 5/27: Kids Club at Michaels Craft Store: Patriotic Cookies, 10am to noon, $2
Sat 5/27: Saturday Art Lesson: Kaleidoscopes at the Sioux City Art Center, 10:30am to noon, ages 6-12 (kids under 6 must have a parent or other adult helper to attend), $5 per child
Sat 5/27: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Sioux Falls Canaries, Lewis & Clark Park, 7:05pm, tickets $8-14

Sun 5/28: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Sioux Falls Canaries, Lewis & Clark Park, 6:05pm, tickets $8-14

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 and some free events require tickets or registration in advance and some may sell out or fill up quickly or very far in advance. 

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