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Siouxland Kids Events August 2018

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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 8/1
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside branch library
  • Thurs 8/2
    • 2pm: Legos at the Library at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Library
  • Fri 8/3
    • 2pm: Family Movie at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Library
    • 7-9pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Riverside Pool
  • Sat 8/4
    • 9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Evolve Yoga in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages
    • 9am-noon: Kids Building Workshop: Bookworm Bookends at Home Depot, ages 5+, register online to ensure a kit is saved for you
    • 11am: Cece Loves Science storytime and activities at Barnes & Noble
    • 9pm: Movies in the Park: Beauty and the Beast (PG) at the Grandview Bandshell


  • Sun 8/5
  • Mon 8/6
  • Tues 8/7
    • 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch library
    • National Night Out
  • Weds 8/8
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library
  • Thurs 8/9
    • 4:30pm: Live Animal Lunchtime at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
    • 7pm: Summer Game Night at Barnes & Noble featuring classic board games
  • Fri 8/10
    • 7pm: Evening bonfire with s'smores and live music at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
  • Sat 8/11
    • 9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Be Yoga in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages
    • 10am-4pm: Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve Annual Celebration
    • 11am: Space themed storytime featuring A is for Astronaut and A Place for Pluto at Barnes & Noble
    • 6-7:30pm: Pop-Up Park at Leeds Park
    • 9pm: Movies in the Park: Cars 3 (G) at the Grandview Bandshell
    • 9:30pm: Perseid Meteor Shower watching with Woodbury County Conservation at Southwood Conservation Area near Smithland

  • Sun 8/12
    • 2-4pm: Bruguier Cabin Tours at Riverside Park
  • Mon 8/13
    • 4-5:30pm: Family movie at the South Sioux City Library
  • Tues 8/14
    • 10am: Buttefly Nature Tales at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, registration required by calling (712)258-0838 or by e-mailing TKruid@WoodburyParks.org, for preschoolers with an adult caregiver
    • 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch library
    • 6-7:30pm: Night of Fun at South Sioux City Library
  • Weds 8/15
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library
  • Thurs 8/16
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at South Sioux City Library
    • 7pm: Summer Game Night at Barnes & Noble featuring classic board games
  • Fri 8/17
  • Sat 8/18
    • 9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Studio 83 Holistic Wellness in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages
    • 11am: The Dinosaur Expert storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1-3pm: Shimmering Slime MakeBreak at Michael's Crafts

  • Sun 8/19
  • Mon 8/20
  • Tues 8/21
    • 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch library
  • Weds 8/22
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library
  • Thurs 8/23
    • First Day of School for Sioux City Public Schools and Sioux City Catholic TK-9th grade
    • 7pm: Summer Game Night at Barnes & Noble
  • Fri 8/24
    • First Day of School for Heelan 10th-12th grade
  • Sat 8/25
    • all day: Farm Fleet Store Grand Opening
    • 9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Underground Yoga in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages
    • 11am: We Don't Eat Our Classmates storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1-3pm: Tropical Reveal Art MakeBreak at Michael's Crafts


  • Sun 8/26
    • 3:30pm: Grand Opening of the Samuel Kazos Toddler Splash Pad at Miracle Field in Riverside Park
  • Mon 8/27
  • Tues 8/28
    • 11am: Library storytime at Perry Creek Branch library
  • Weds 8/29
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at Morningside Branch Library
    • 6-7:30pm: Pop-Up Park at Riverside Park
  • Thurs 8/30
  • Fri 8/31


events with a cost

  • Weds 8/1
  • Thurs 8/2
    • 10-11am: Kid Thursdays: Land of Dinosaurs at the Sioux City Public Museum, $1
  • Fri 8/3
  • Sat 8/4
    • 10:30am: Reading by the Rails at the Sioux City Railroad Museum (free with membership or daily admission)

  • Sun 8/5
  • Mon 8/6
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Tues 8/7
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Weds 8/8
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Thurs 8/9
    • 5:30pm: Family Fun Night: Roar like a Dinosaur at Launchpad Children's Museum (free for members or with daily admission)
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Fri 8/10
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Sat 8/11
    • 10am-noon: back-to-school crafts at Michael's crafts, simple option for 3+ is $2 per kid, more complicated option for 6+ is $5 per kid
    • 11:30am: STEM explorers: magnetic slime science at Launchpad Children's Museum (free for members or with daily admission)
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
    • 7:30pm: Tonic Sol-fa in concert at Sioux City Community Theatre, $20 in advance or $25 at the door


  • Sun 8/12
    • 6:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Mon 8/13
  • Tues 8/14
  • Weds 8/15
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Thurs 8/16
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Fri 8/17
  • Sat 8/18
    • 10am-noon:Magical wall hangings at Michael's crafts, simple option for 3+ is $2 per kid, more complicated option for 6+ is $5 per kid


  • Sun 8/19
  • Mon 8/20
  • Tues 8/21
  • Weds 8/22
  • Thurs 8/23
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Fri 8/24
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Sat 8/25
    • 10am-noon: Kawaii canvas art at Michael's crafts, simple option for 3+ is $2 per kid, more complicated option for 6+ is $5 per kid
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park


  • Sun 8/26
  • Mon 8/27
  • Tues 8/28
  • Weds 8/29
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Thurs 8/30
    • 5:30pm: Farm-tastic Learning Event at Launchpad Children's Museum
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Fri 8/31
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball at Lewis & Clark Park


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.


*Events at LaunchPAD Children's Museum listed here are accurate based on their website, but occasionally vary due to special events, holidays, etc. I recommend checking their Facebook page for the most current updates!

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