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Siouxland Kids Events August 2017

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 in August


Tues 8/1 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek branch library
Tues 8/1 6pm: Night of Fun at South Sioux City Library
Tues 8/1 6-8pm: National Night Out including food and fun with Sioux City Fire and Rescue, several Siouxland locations, more info here! 
Weds 8/2, 10:30am Library storytime at Morningside branch library
Thurs 8/3 10am: Pat-a-Cake-Pals at South Sioux City Library
Thurs 8/3 10am: Kid Thursdays: Dino Days at Sioux City Public Museum, $1
Fri 8/4 10am: Toddler Time at South Sioux City Library
Fri 8/4 2:30pm: Boss Baby movie at Sloan Public Library
Fri 8/4 7-9pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Riverside Pool
Fri 8/4, 8-10pm: Late Night Nature Hike at Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve, all ages
Sat 8/5 9am: Yoga in the Park with Be Yoga, at the riverfront near Lewis & Clark Museum
Sat 8/5 9:30am-noon: Kids Building Workshop: Penkse Trucks at Home Depot. Register online
Sat 8/5, 11am: Peterrific and Aqualicious Storytime at Barnes & Noble
Sat 8/5 1pm: Family Movie: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at South Sioux City Library
Sat 8/5 9pm: Sing Movie at Grandview Park Bandshell

Mon 8/7: Lewis and Lief Erickson pools closed for season
Mon 8/7 6pm: Family Movie: The Little Mermaid at South Sioux City Library
Mon 8/7 6:30pm: Moving Past Ramen: Adulting 101 at South Sioux City Library, teens and older
Mon 8/7 9pm: Moon watching at South Sioux City Library
Tues 8/8, 10am: Nature Tales: Frogs & Toads at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, register by calling (712)258-0838 or emailing tkruid@woodburycountyiowa.gov
Tues 8/8, 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek branch library
Tues 8/8 11am: Clifford the Big Red Dog and IPTV's Dan Wardell at the Sioux City Public Museum
Tues 8/8 1:30pm: Clifford the Big Red Dog and IPTV's Dan Wardell at the Sioux City Public Museum
Weds 8/9 9:30am: Mommy and Me Morning at Chick-fil-A on Sergeant Road
Weds 8/9, 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside branch library
Thurs 8/10, 2-4pm: Legos at the Library at Sioux City Aalfs downtown library
Thurs 8/10, 4:30pm, Live Animal Lunchtime at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Fri 8/11 4pm: Youth Book Club at Sloan Public Library
Fri 8/11, 7pm: Evening campfire with s'mores at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Fri 8/11: Sgt. Bluff Pioneer Valley Days
Sat 8/12, all day: Sgt Bluff Pioneer Valley Days
Sat 8/12: Clay County South Dakota Fair
Sat 8/12 8am: Kingsley 5k Fun Run
Sat 8/12 9am: Kids Obstacle Course Race at West Sioux High School
Sat 8/12 9am: Yoga in the Park with Evolve Yoga, at the riverfront near Lewis & Clark Museum
Sat 8/12 9am-4pm: Fossil and Artifact ID day at Ashfall Fossil Bed (free, but must have Nebraska park pass to enter)
Sat 8/12: 10am, Five Year Anniversary celebration of Camp High Hopes
Sat 8/12, 10am-4pm: Adams Homestead Celebration-20th Anniversary Celebration featuring candle making, watermelon seed spitting, buffalo chip throwing, kids games, and more, at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, pie judging at 11:30am (bring pies by 10:30am)
Sat 8/12 10am-3pm: Goodbye summer family fun event at Jolly Time Koated Kernels with outdoor games, crafts, free samples, and more
Sat 8/12: 11am: Goodnight Lab: A Scientific Parody storytime at Barnes & Noble
Sat 8/12 noon: Future Chefs' Cooking Class: Back to School Snack Attack at Hy-Vee on Hamilton Blvd with dietician Corrinna Lenort, ages 5-11, $5
Sat 8/12 9pm: Moana movie at Grandview Park Bandshell

Sun 8/13 all day: Sgt. Bluff Pioneer Valley Days
Mon 8/14 4pm: Lego Super Builders Club at North Sioux City Library, registration required, cal (605)422-2366 to register
Mon 8/14 6pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Weds 8/16: First day of 207-2018 school year for some South Sioux City schools
Thurs 8/17: First day of 2017-2018 school year for Dakota Valley, Ponca and some South Sioux City schools
Fri 8/18, 10am: Little Naturalist Program at Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve, ages 2-4 and their parent or guardian
Sat 8/19 9am: Yoga in the Park with Underground Yoga, at the riverfront near Lewis & Clark Museum
Sat 8/19, 10am-4pm: Sergeant Floyd Memorial Encampment at Sgt. Floyd Museum (more info here)
Sat 8/19, 11am: Nothing Rhymes with Orange storytime at Barnes & Noble
Sat 8/19 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Sat 8/19 1pm: Pokemon Club at South Sioux City Library
Sat 8/19, 6pm: Sgt. Floyd Burial Ceremony at Sgt. Floyd Monument (more info here)
Sat 8/19 9pm: Sing movie at Grandview Park Bandshell

Sun 8/20 10am-3pm: Sergeant Floyd Memorial Encampment at Sgt. Floyd Museum
Mon 8/21: Solar Eclipse
Mon 8/21 12:45pm: Solar Eclipse viewing at South Sioux City Library
Mon 8/21: Riverside pool closed for season
8/21 6pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Weds 8/23: First Day of 2017-2018 school year for Sioux City Public Schools, Sergeant Bluff-Luton, Lawton-Bronson, Westwood, and for Heelan TK-9th grade students
Thurs 8/24: First Day of 2017-2018 school year for Heelan 10-12th grade students
Fri 8/25: First Day of 2017-2018 school year for Heelan PK students
Sat 8/26 9am: Yoga in the Park with Studio 83 Holistic Wellness at the riverfront near Lewis & Clark Museum
Sat 8/26, 11am: How to Get Your Teacher Ready storytime at Barnes & Noble
Sat 8/26 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library

Mon 8/28 6pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Mon 8/28 4pm: Lego Super Builders at North Sioux City Library, registration required, cal (605)422-2366 to register

Events with a cost in August

Tues 8/1, 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Texas Airhogs
Weds 8/2, 6:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Texas Airhogs
Thurs 8/3 10am: Kids Thursdays: Dino Day at Sioux City Public museum ($1)
Thurs 8/3 6:30-8:30pm: Pirates and Princesses Pool Party at Riverside Park (registration required, $5 fora adults, $10 for kids, call (712)279-6126
Thurs 8/3, 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Texas Airhogs
Sat 8/5 10am-noon: Kid's Club: Sprout Pencil Topper at Michael's Craft Store, $2. register online or in store
Sat 8/5 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson at Sioux City Art Center
Sat 8/5, 7:05: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks


Thurs 8/10 5pm: Family Fun Night:S'mores at Launchpad children's museum (free with admission or membership)
Sat 8/12: 10am-noon: Kid's Club: Kawaii Backpack Tags at Michael's Craft Store, $2. register online or in store
Sat 8/12 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson at Sioux City Art Center

Sun 8/13 1:30-3pm: Sunday in the Studio: A Painting Lesson with Brenda Thelen at the Sioux City Art Center
Tues 8/15, 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Fargo Moorhead RedHawks
Weds 8/16  7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Fargo Moorhead RedHawks
Thurs 8/17: Art and Play All Day Camp at Hilliew Rec Area near Hinton, 9am-4pm, $30 per child, call or text (712)333-5736 to register
Thurs 8/17: Smart Art at Launchpad Children's Museum (free with membership or regular admission)
Thurs 8/17  7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Fargo Moorhead RedHawks
Fri 8/18  7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs
Sat 8/19: 10am-noon: Kid's Club: Embellished Art at Michael's Craft Store, $2. register online or in store
Sat 8/19: 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson at Sioux City Art Center
Sat 8/19 noon: Kids' Cooking Class at Hy-Vee on Gordon Drive (registration required)
Sat 8/19  7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs

Sun 8/20  7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs
Sat 8/26: 10am-noon: Kid's Club: Neon Personalized Art at Michael's Craft Store, $2. register online or in store
Sat 8/26: 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson at Sioux City Art Center


Sun 8/27: 1:30-3pm: Sunday in the Studio: A Painting Lesson with Brenda Thelen at the Sioux City Art Center
Mon 8/28 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Kansas City T-Bones
Tues 8/29 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Kansas City T-Bones
Weds 8/30 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Kansas City T-Bones
Thurs 8/31 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball vs Kansas City T-Bones


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. Age and other recommendations are general guidelines provided by the event or activity organizer and should not be considered legal or medical advice and may not apply well to all children.

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