October 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

Sun 10/1 1pm: Prairie Walk at Stone Park Talbot Preserve
Mon 10/2 5pm: Knotted Knitters at South Sioux City Library (grades 4-12)
Mon 10/2 5:30pm: Teen Advisory Board at South Sioux City Library
Mon 10/2 6pm: Family Movie: Ghostbusters at South Sioux City Library
Tues 10/3 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library
Tues 10/3 6pm: Night of FUN at South Sioux City Library: paper cup spiders
Weds 10/4 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library
Weds 10/4 10:30am: Library storytime at North Sioux City Library
Weds 10/4 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/5 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at South Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/5 10:30am: Library storytime at North Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/5 6:30pm Tech Explorers at South Sioux City Library
Fri 10/6 10am: Toddler Time at South Sioux City Library
Sat 10/7 8am-4pm: Pumpkin Days at Pioneer Farmer's Market in Sergeant Bluff
Sat 10/7 9am-noon: Firehouse Bank Building workshop at Home Depot, register online
Sat 10/7 10am-4pm: Pumpkin Fest at Earl May on War Eagle Drive
Sat 10/7 11am: Poky Little Puppy storytime at Barnes & Noble
Sat 10/7 11am: First Saturday Family Storytime at Sioux City Aalfs Downtown Library
Sat 10/7 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Sat 10/7 4pm: Lego Ninjago Building Event at Barnes & Noble

Sun 10/8 1-4pm: Sioux City Fire Rescue Open House
Mon 10/9 4pm: Lego Super Builders at the North Sioux City Library (registration required, space limited)
Mon 10/9 5pm: Creating Book Trailers at South Sioux City Library
Mon 10/9 6pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Mon 10/9 6:30pm Moving Past Ramen at South Sioux City Library (teens and up)
Tues 10/10 10am: Nature Tales at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, call or email to register
Tues 10/10 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library
Tues 10/10 6pm: Night of FUN at South Sioux City Library
Weds 10/11 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library
Weds 10/11 10:30am: Library storytime at North Sioux City Library
Weds 10/11 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/12 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at South Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/12 10:30am: Library storytime at North Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/12: 6:30pm Tech Explorers at South Sioux City Library
Fri 10/13 10am: Toddler Time at South Sioux City Library
Sat 10/14: Sioux City Fall Festival-see post for full details!
Sat 10/14: Bacon Fest at Hard Rock
Sat 10/14: Halloween Celebration at Ponca State Park (NE parks pass required)
Sat 10/14 11am: After the Fall storytime at Barnes & Noble
Sat 10/14 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library

Mon 10/16 5pm: Book Wars at South Sioux City Library
Mon 10/16 5:30pm: Teen Advisory Board at South Sioux City Library
Mon 10/16 6pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Tues 10/17 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library
Tues 10/17 4pm: Special Edition at South Sioux City Library
Tues 10/17 6pm: Night of FUN at South Sioux City Library
Weds  10/18 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library
Weds 10/18 10:30am: Library storytime at North Sioux City Library
Weds 10/18 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/19 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at South Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/19 10:30am: Library storytime at North Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/19 11am: La Leche League Meeting at Morningside Lutheran Church
Thurs 10/19 1:30pm: Pearl Street Park Dedication at 620 S Pearl St
Fri 10/20 10am: Toddler Time at South Sioux City Library
Sat 10/21: Halloween Celebration at Ponca State Park (NE parks pass required)
Sat 10/21: Hot Air Balloon Festival in Wakefield, NE
Sat 10/21 10am: Yoga Storytime at South Sioux City Library
Sat 10/21 11am: Good Day, Good Night storytime at Barnes & Noble
Sat 10/21 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Sat 10/21 1pm: Pokemon Club at South Sioux City Library
Sat 10/21 1-3pm: Glow-in-the-Dark Slime MAKEBreak at Michael's Crafts
Sat 10/21 2-4pm: Halloween Spooktacular at Long Lines Rec Center
Sat 10/21 3pm: Moving Past Ramen at South Sioux City Library (teens and up)

Sun 10/22: Hot Air Balloon Festival in Wakefield, NE
Mon 10/23: Hot Air Balloon Festival in Wakefield, NE
Mon 10/23 5pm: Pinterest Pass or Fail at South Sioux City Library
Mon 10/23 6pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
Tues 10/24 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library
Tues 10/24 5:30pm: Trunk-or-Treat at Heartland Counseling in South Sioux City
Tues 10/24 5:30-7pm: Halloween Party at Chick-fil-A on Sergeant Road
Tues 10/24 6pm: Halloween Party at South Sioux City Library
Weds 10/25 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library
Weds 10/25 10:30am: Library storytime at North Sioux City Library
Weds 10/25 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
Weds 10/25 7:30pm: United States Army Jazz Ambassadors @SCCT
Thurs 10/26 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at South Sioux City Library
Thurs 10/26 10:30am: Library storytime at North Sioux City Library
Fri 10/27 10am: Toddler Time at South Sioux City Library
Sat 10/28 10am-2pm: Siouxland Birth Expo at the Sioux City Convention Center
Sat 10/28 10am-4pm Halloween at the Roundhouse at the Sioux City Railroad Museum
Sat 10/28 11am:  Mary McScary and Creepy Pair of Underwear storytime at Barnes & Noble
Sat 10/28 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library

Sun 10/29 noon-4pm: 10am-4pm Halloween at the Roundhouse at the Sioux City Railroad Museum
Sun 10/29 4-5pm: Trunk-or-Treat at Westminster Presbyterian
Mon 10/30 Lego Club Creative at the North Sioux City Library (registration required, space limited)
Tues 10/31: Halloween
Tues 10/31 6-8pm: Mall-o-Ween trick-or-treat event at Southern Hills Mall

events with a cost

Sun 10/1 2pm: Beauty and the Beast by Sioux City Community Theater
Sun 10/1 7:30pm: Sioux City Symphony Opening Night and Gala with cellist Zuill Bailey at the Orpheum Theater
Weds 10/4 10am: Toddler Adventures: Erupting Apples
Weds 10/4 10:30am: Toddler Adventures: Erupting Apples
Thurs 10/5 5:30pm: Storybook adventures: 5 Little Pumpkins at Launchpad Children's Museum (free with admission or membership)Sat 10/7 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Metal Owl Assemblage at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 5+
Sat 10/7 10am-noon Michaels Kids Club
Sat 10/7 noon-1pm: Kids Cooking Class with dietitian Corrinna Lenort at Hy-Vee on Hamilton Blvd ($5), please register with Hy-Vee customer service by Friday
Sat 8/7 1pm: Monster Truck Nationals at Tyson Events Center
Sat 8/7 7:30pm: Monster Truck Nationals at Tyson Events Center

Sun 10/8 1pm: Monster Truck Nationals at Tyson Events Center
Sun 10/8 1:30-3pm: Sundays in the Studio: Pumpkin Painting at Sioux City Art Center, ages 8+ (or under 8 with adult helper)
Thurs 10/12 5:30pm: Family Fun Night at Launchpad Children's Museum
Fri 10/13 7pm: Ode storytelling night at Launchpad Children's Museum
Sat 10/14 all day: Hallowfest at Ponca State Park (register Monday 10/9 for a spot on the hay rides)
Sat 10/14 1-3pm: MAKEbreak Halloween T-shirts at Michael's Crafts (free painting supplies and instruction with purchase of t-shirt), ages 3+
Sat 10/14 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at Tyson Events Center

Thurs 10/19 5:30pm: Smart Art at Launchpad Children's Museum
Fri 10/20 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at Tyson Events Center
Sat 10/21 all day: Hallowfest at Ponca State Park (register Monday 10/16 for a spot on the hay rides)
Sat 10/21 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: A Room with a View painting at the Sioux City Art Center, ages  5+
Sat 10/21 10am-noon: Vampirina Friendship Bracelets at Michael's Crafts Kids Club, $2
Sat 10/21 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at Tyson Events Center Pink in the Rink Night

Sun 10/22: 1:30-3pm: Sundays in the Studio: Pumpkin Painting at Sioux City Art Center, ages 8+ (or under 8 with adult helper)
Fri 7/27 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at Tyson Events Center
Thurs 10/26 4-7pm: Halloween Party at Launchpad Children's Museum
Thurs 10/26 5:30pm Trunk-or-Treat at Opportunities Unlimited
Thurs 10/26 7pm: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory @ SCCT
Fri 10/27 7pm: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory @ SCCTSat 10/28 7pm: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory @ SCCT

Sat 10/28 10am-noon: Vampirina Treat Bags at Michael's Crafts Kids Club, $2
Sat 10/28 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Oaxacan Animals at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 5+
Sat 10/28 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at Tyson Events Center
Sat 10/28 7:30pm: Symphonie Fantastique by the Sioux City Symphony at the Orpheum Theater

Sun 10/29 2pm: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory @ SCCT

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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