Siouxland Kids Events June 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


  • Fri 6/1
    •  2-4pm: Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Magic at Hogwarts at Sioux City Aalfs (Downtown) Library
  • Sat 6/2
    • 9am-noon: Kids Building Workshop: Classic Cars at Home Depot, register online here to ensure you get a kit. Ages 5-12
    • 9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Evolve Yoga in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages

  • Sun 6/3
    • 7:30pm: Municipal Band concert at Grandview Park
  • Mon 6/4
    • 10:30am: Book Babies at North Sioux City Community Library, birth-2
  • Tues 6/5
    • 10:30am-noon: Summer Reading Kickoff Event: R-O-C-K at the Library at Perry Creek Branch Library featuring rock painting
  • Weds 6/6
    • 10am-noon: Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Jam into Summer at Morningside Branch Library 
    • 10am: Campfire Stories: Searching for a Star at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, recommended for kids under 7
    • 11am: Junior Explorers: Observing the Night Sky at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, recommended for kids 8+
  • Thurs 6/7
    • 10am-7pm: Free Admission to Launchpad Children's Museum courtesy of Scheel's
    • 10:30am-noon: Teen Book Club at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library, registration required
    • 1-2pm: Robotics class at the North Sioux City Library for kids in grades 1-8
    • 4:30pm: Live Animal Lunchtime at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
  • Fri 6/8
    • 10-11:45am: Family Movie: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library
    • 10am-2pm: Rock Painting at the North Sioux City Library
    • 2-3:30pm: Movie Day at the North Sioux City Library
    • 6-8pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Lewis Pool
    • 7pm: Campfire with Smores at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
  • Sat 6/9
    • 9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Be Yoga in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages
    • 11am-12:30pm: Pop-Up Park at the Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 11am: Incredibles Jack-Jack themed storytime at Barnes & Noble


  • Sun 6/10
    • 7:30pm: Municipal Band concert at Grandview Park
  • Mon 6/11
    • 10-11am: Hanson family jugglers & unicyclists at the North Sioux City Library
    • 11am-noon: Imagination Builders STEM based storytime at the Sioux City Aalfs (Downtown) Library, grades 1-3
  • Tues 6/12
    • 10am: Nature Tales at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, for preschoolers and a parent or other adult caregiver, registration required by calling (712)258-0838 or by e-mailing TKruid@WoodburyParks.org
    • 10:30am: Preschool reading group at the North Sioux City Library
    • 11am: Library Storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library
    • 2-3pm: Read-to-me-Dogs at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library
  • Weds 6/13
    • 9:30am: Mommy & Me Morning at Chick-fil-a Sergeant Road, for preschoolers with a parent or other adult caregiver
    • 10am-noon: Reading to Dogs at the North Sioux City Library
    • 10am: Campfire Stories: Frozen Bones at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, recommended for kids under 7
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime at Morningside Branch Library
    • 11am: Junior Explorers: Hunting for Fossils at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, recommended for kids 8+
    • 1:30 & 3pm: Music of Nature presented by Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo at Morningside Branch Library, free ticket required, tickets available June 1st
    • 2-3pm: Drinking in Music program at the North Sioux City Library for kids in grades 1-8
  • Thurs 6/14
    • 10:30am-noon: Teen Book Club at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library, registration required
    • 1-3pm: Middle School Writer's Workshop at north Sioux City Library for 4th-8th graders
    • 2-4pm: Innovation Studio STEM group at Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library, grades 4-8
  • Fri 6/15
    • 10:30am: Rock Painting at the North Sioux City Library
    • 1pm: Reptiles learning event with Woodbury County Conservation at Snyder's Bend
    • 2-4pm: Family Movie: Wonder at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library
    • 2-3:30pm: Movie Day at the North Sioux City Library
    • 6-8pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Lief Erickson Pool
  • Sat 6/16
    •  9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Studio 83 Holistic Wellness in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages
    • 9-10am: Family Bingo at Chick-fil-A Sergeant Road
    • 11am: Father's Day storytime at Barnes & Noble
    •  9pm: Movies in the Park: Despicable Me 3 (PG) at the Grandview Bandshell, hosted by Sioux City Fire Rescue



  • Sun 6/17
    •  7:30pm: Municipal Band concert at Grandview Park
  • Mon 6/18
    • 10:30am: Book Babies at North Sioux City Community Library 
    • 11am-noon: Imagination Builders STEM based storytime at the Sioux City Aalfs (Downtown) Library, grades 1-3
  • Tues 6/19
    • 11am: Library Storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library
    • 2-3pm: Read-to-me-Dogs at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library
  • Weds 6/20
    • 10am: Campfire Stories: Calling All Soldiers at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, recommended for kids under 7
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime at Morningside Branch Library
    • 11am: Junior Explorers: Soldiers' Tryouts at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, recommended for kids 8+
    • 6-7:30pm: Pop-Up Park at Cook Park
  • Thurs 6/21
    • 10:30am-noon: Teen Book Club at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library, registration required
    • 2-4pm: Innovation Studio STEM group at Sioux City Aalfs (Downtown) Library, grades 4-8
  • Fri 6/22
    •  7-9pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Riverside Pool
  • Sat 6/23
    •  9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Underground Yoga in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages
    • 10:30am: First Day Hike at Stone Park, hosted by Friends of Stone Park, meet at East entrance off Memorial Drive
    • 11am: Jurassic Park Little Golden Book storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 9pm: Movies in the Park: Wonder (PG) at the Grandview Bandshell



  • Sun 6/24
    •  7:30pm: Municipal Band concert at Grandview Park
  • Mon 6/25
    • 10:30am: Book Babies at North Sioux City Community Library 
    • 11am-noon: Imagination Builders STEM based storytime at the Sioux City Aalfs (Downtown) Library, grades 1-3
  • Tues 6/26
    • 11am: Library Storytime at Perry Creek Branch Library
    • 2-3pm: Read-to-me-Dogs at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library
  • Weds 6/27
    • 10am: Campfire Stories: What's for Lunch at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, recommended for kids under 7
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime at Morningside Branch Library
    • 11am: Junior Explorers: They Ate What? at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, recommended for kids 8+
  • Thurs 6/28
    • 10:30am-noon: Teen Book Club at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library, registration required
    • 2-4pm: Innovation Studio STEM group at Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library, grades 4-8
  • Fri 6/29
    • 10am-noon: Family Movie: Paddington at the Sioux City Aalfs (downtown) Public Library
    • 6-8pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Lewis Pool
  • Sat 6/30
    •  9-10am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Evolve Yoga in green space outside Sgt. Floyd River Museum, all ages
    • 11am: Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate storytime at Barnes & Noble

     


events with a cost



  • Fri 6/1
  • Sat 6/2
    • 10am: Reading by the Rails at the Sioux City Railroad Museum (free with membership or daily admission)
    • 10am to noon: Sloth craft at Michael's Kids Clubs, simple option for ages 3+ $2, more complicated option for ages 6+ $5
    • 10:30am: Saturday Art Lesson: Mixed Media Cityscapes at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12

    

  • Sun 6/3
    • 9am-noon: Cops & Bobbers Kids Fishing Derby at Hillview Recreation Area in Hinton, IA for ages 7-15, $5 which includes a rod & reel, tackle box, & lunch, must register at Scheel's customer service desk
    • 1:30-3pm: Sundays in the Studio: Magnolia Trees at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8+
  • Mon 6/4
  • Tues 6/5     
  • Weds 6/6    
  • Thurs 6/7
    • 10-11am: Kid Thursdays: Going on A Safari at the Sioux City Public Museum, $1
  • Fri 6/8
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Sat 6/9
    • 10am to noon: Cactus craft at Michael's Kids Clubs, simple option for ages 3+ $2, more complicated option for ages 6+ $5
    • 10:30am: Saturday Art Lesson: the Art of Felting at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball at Lewis & Clark Park



  • Sun 6/10
    •  6:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Mon 6/11 
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Friends Forever at Michael's Crafts, $2 for ages 3+, $5 for ages 6+, online registration opens 4/28
  • Tues 6/12
    • 10:30-11:30am: Amazing Airplanes summer class at the Sioux City Public Museum, ages 4-6, $5 for members/$6 for non-members, registration required
  • Weds 6/13
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Friends Forever at Michael's Crafts, $2 for ages 3+, $5 for ages 6+, online registration opens 4/28
    • Thurs 6/14
    • Fri 6/15
      • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Friends Forever at Michael's Crafts, $2 for ages 3+, $5 for ages 6+, online registration opens 4/28
      • 7pm: Beauty and the Beast presented by the Sioux City Community Theater Youth Camp, $5
    • Sat 6/16
      • 10am to noon: Father's Day Cards craft at Michael's Kids Clubs, simple option for ages 3+ $2, more complicated option for ages 6+ $5
      • 10:30am: Saturday Art Lesson: Styrofoam Printmaking at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12
      • 2pm: Beauty and the Beast presented by the Sioux City Community Theater Youth Camp, $5
      • 7pm: Beauty and the Beast presented by the Sioux City Community Theater Youth Camp, $5
      • 7pm: Sioux City Bandits playoff game vs Quad City Steamrollers at Tyson Events Center


    • Sun 6/17
      • 1:30-3pm: Sundays in the Studio: Eggs in a Nest at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8+
      • 3pm: Beauty and the Beast presented by the Sioux City Community Theater Youth Camp, $5
    • Mon 6/18
      • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Outdoor Adventures at Michael's Crafts, $2 for ages 3+, $5 for ages 6+, online registration opens 4/28
    • Tues 6/19
      • 7:05pm: Sioux City Explorers baseball at Lewis & Clark Park
    • Weds 6/20
      • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Outdoor Adventures at Michael's Crafts, $2 for ages 3+, $5 for ages 6+, online registration opens 4/28
      • 10:30am-noon: Victorian Tea Party at the Pierce Mansion, ages 7-10, $5 for Sioux City Public Museum members/$6 for non-members, registration required
    • Thurs 6/21
      • 10-11am: Kid Thursdays: Sioux City Heroes at the Sioux City Public Museum, $1
    • Fri 6/22
      • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Outdoor Adventures at Michael's Crafts, $2 for ages 3+, $5 for ages 6+, online registration opens 4/28
    • Sat 6/23
      • 10am to noon: Bug/Butterfly craft at Michael's Kids Clubs, simple option for ages 3+ $2, more complicated option for ages 6+ $5
      • 10:30am: Saturday Art Lesson: Basketweaving at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12



    • Mon 6/25 
      • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Classic Camp Crafts at Michael's Crafts, $2 for ages 3+, $5 for ages 6+, online registration opens 4/28
    • Tues 6/26
      • 10:30-11:30am: Goodnight Construction Sight summer class at the Sioux City Public Museum, ages 4-6, $5 for members/$6 for non-members, registration required
    • Weds 6/27 
      • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Classic Camp Crafts at Michael's Crafts, $2 for ages 3+, $5 for ages 6+, online registration opens 4/28
    • Thurs 6/28
      • 6:30-8:30pm: Pirates and Princesses Pool Party at Riverside Pool, ages 3+, $10 per child, $5 per parent, registration with Sioux City Parks and Rec required by June 23rd
    • Fri 6/29
    • Sat 6/30
      • 10am to noon: Sunshine craft at Michael's Kids Clubs, simple option for ages 3+ $2, more complicated option for ages 6+ $5
      • 10:30am: Saturday Art Lesson: Mixed Media Sunflowers at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12




    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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