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Siouxland Family Friendly Events November 2017

november 2017 sioux city events for kids and families

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


  • Weds 11/1 
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside branch library
    • 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
  • Thurs 11/2
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at South Sioux City Library
    • 6:30pm Tech Explorers at South Sioux City Library
  • Fri 11/3
    • 10am: Toddler Time at South Sioux City Library
  • Sat 11/4
    • 9am-noon: Kids Building Workshop: Military Appreciation Humvee at Home Depot, register online to ensure you get a kit
    • 11am: First Saturday Family Storytime at Sioux City Aalfs Downtown Library
    • 11am: Float the Little Sioux with Woodbury County Conservation, bring your own kayak/canoe/etc, meet at Walling Access 1 mile north of Correctionville, contact Naturalist Tyler Flammang for more info by e-mail or phone (712)258-0838
    • 11am: Bruce's Big Move Storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library

  • Sun 11/5
    • 1:30-3pm: Sundays in the Studio: Self Portraits at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8+
  • Mon 11/6
    • 5pm: Knotted Knitters at South Sioux City Library
    • 5:30pm: Teen Advisory Board at South Sioux City Library
    • 6pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
  • Tues 11/7 
    • 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek branch library
    • 5-6:30pm: MOPS Preschool Fair at Launchpad Children's Museum
    • 6pm: Night of Fun at South Sioux City Library
  • Weds 11/8 
    • 9:30-10:30am: Thanksgiving themed Mommy and Me Morning at Chick-fil-A on Sergeant Road
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside branch library
    • 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
  • Thurs 11/9
    • 6:30pm: Tech Explorers at South Sioux City Library
  • Sat 11/11 
    • 10am-3pm: Turkey Craft at Jolly Time Koated Kernels (they're also having a sale for 50% off the "Sioux City 50-50" popcorn blend)
    • 11am: A Loud Winter's Nap storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • noon-4pm: Christmas at the Homestead at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve. More details on the 2017 Christmas in Siouxland post.
    • noon-4pm: Mini Maker Fair at Barnes & Noble, ages 3+
    • 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library

  • Sun 11/12
    • noon-4pm: Mini Maker Fair at Barnes & Noble, ages 3+
  • Tues 11/14
    • 10am: Nature Tales at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, register by e-mail or by calling (712)258-0838
    • 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek branch library
    • 4pm: Special Edition inclusive storytime event at South Sioux City Library
    • 6pm: Night of Fun at South Sioux City Library
  • Weds 11/15 
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside branch library
    • 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
  • Thurs 11/16
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at South Sioux City Library
  • Fri 11/17
    • 10am: Toddler Time at South Sioux City Library
  • Sat 11/18 
    • 11am: Bear Says Thanks storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
    • 1pm: Lewis and Clark and the Pilgrims historical Thanksgiving event including craft and treat
    • 2pm: Read-to-Me Dogs at Sioux City downtown library

  • Sun 11/19

  • Mon 11/20 
    • 6:15pm: Festival of Trees kick-off event, Ho-Chunk Center
    • Downtown Holiday Lights Parade
  • Tues 11/21 
    • 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek branch library
    • 6pm: Night of Fun at South Sioux City Library
  • Weds 11/22 
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside branch library
    • 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
  • Thurs 11/23 
    • Thanksgiving
  • Sat 11/25
    • 9am-noon: Christmas Tree ornament craft at Home Depot, ages  5+. Register online to ensure they save you a kit!
    • 11am: Everything is Mama storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1pm: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library

  • Tues 11/28 
    • 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek branch library
  • Weds 11/29 
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside branch library
    • 6pm: Bilingual storytime at South Sioux City Library
  • Thurs 11/30
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at South Sioux City Library


events with a cost


  • Thurs 11/2
    • 5:30pm: Storybook Adventures: I know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie at Launchpad Children's Museum (free with membership or daily admission)
  • Fri 11/3 
    • 7:30pm: Illusionist Jay Owenhouse Family Magic Show
  • Sat 11/4 
    • 10am-noon: Kids Club:Holiday Painted Rocks at Michael's Crafts, $2
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Pop Art Sculptures at Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12
    • 1-3pm: MAKEbreak: Mini Tree Decorations at Michael's Crafts, free with purchase of mini tree
    • 7pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Lincoln Stars at Tyson Events Center

  • Thurs 11/9
    • 5:30pm: Family Fun Night at Launchpad Children's Museum (free with membership or daily admission)
  • Sat 11/11 
    • 10am-noon: Kids Club: Craft Stick Ornaments at Michael's Crafts, $2
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Stuffed Animal Still Life at Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12
    • 1-3pm: MAKEbreak: Slime Ornaments at Michael's Crafts, free with purchase of ornament
    • 7pm: Princess and the Pea at Morningside College's Klinger Neal Theatre, $5
    • 7pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Fargo Force at Tyson Events Center

  • Sun 11/12
    • 2pm: Princess and the Pea at Morningside College's Klinger Neal Theatre, $5
  • Tues 11/14 
    • 6pm: Peppa Pig's Surprise at the Orpheum
  • Thurs 11/16
    • 5:30pm: Smart Art at Launchpad Children's Museum (free with membership or daily admission)
  • Fri 11/17 
    • 7pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Madison Capitols at Tyson Events Center
  • Sat 11/18 
    • 10am-noon: Kids Club: Holiday Banner at Michael's Crafts, $2
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Clay Turkeys at Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12
    • 1-3pm: MAKEbreak: Wreaths at Michael's Crafts, free with purchase of wreath (craft stick reindeer craft for kids also available!)
    • 5-8pm: Kids Night Out at Pickled Palette
    • 7pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Fargo Force at Tyson Events Center
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Symphony Presents Disney's Fantasia Live
    • 7:30pm: James and the Giant Peach at LAMB Theatre

  • Sun 11/19 
    • 1:30-3pm: Sundays in the Studio: Still Lifes at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8+
    • 2pm: Elf the Musical at the Orpheum
    • 7:30pm: Elf the Musical at the Orpheum
  • Fri 11/24
    • 7pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Tr-City Storm
  • Sat 11/25
    • 9am-11am: Breakfast with Santa including a meal, craft, and cookie decorating at Long Lines Rec Center, for all ages, under 2 attend free (register on Sioux City Parks and Rec website)
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Scratch Art at Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12

  • Thurs 11/30
    • 5:30pm: Ag in the Classroom at Launchpad Children's Museum (free with membership or daily admission)


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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