Siouxland Family Friendly Events in February 2019



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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 2/1
  • Sat 2/2
    • 7-9am: Zen in Nature event at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center (no age restriction, but based on description I'd recommend it for kids 8+ who enjoy quiet time in nature), dress warmly enough to be outside, call (712)252-3268 or e-mail dpecaut@gmail.com for more information
    • 9am-noon: Kids Building Workshop: Heart boxes at Home Depot, online registration recommended
    • 11am: First Family Storytime: Groundhog Day at the Sioux City Public Library downtown
    • 11am: Elmo's Super Duper Birthday storytime at Barnes & Noble

  • Sun 2/3
  • Mon 2/4
  • Tues 2/5
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 2/6
    • 10:30am: Storytime at North Sioux City Library
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 2/7
    • 10:30am: Storytime at North Sioux City Library
  • Fri 2/8
  • Sat 2/9
    • 9am: Bestie Bash: Hearts & Crafts at Southern Hills Mall, tickets required, register here
    • 10am-noon: Kids Building Workshop--Kids ages 5-12 learn to build a birdhouse under the supervision of professional carpenters at the Sioux City Training Center. Register here
    • 11am: All You Need is Love storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1pm: Kindness Rocks, rock painting event at the Sioux City Public Museum hosted by the Siouxland Rocks group
    • 2pm: Kids' Hangout at Barnes & Noble Southern Hills Mall for kids in grades 1-6, more info here.

  • Sun 2/10
    • 12:30pm: Cardboard Sled Races at Cone Park
    • 2pm: Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest at the Betty Strong Encounter Center, more details here.
  • Mon 2/11
  • Tues 2/12
    • 10:00am: Nature Tales at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center: Turtles, call (712)258-0838 or e-mail tkruid@woodburyparks.org to register, for preschoolers with an adult caregiver
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 2/13
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the North Sioux City Library
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 2/14
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the North Sioux City Library
  • Fri 2/15
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Sat 2/16
    • 9am: The Great Backyard Bird Count at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
    • 10am: Family Movie at South Sioux City Library
    • 11am: The Good Egg and the Bad Seed storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1pm: Pok√©mon Club at the South Sioux City Public Library

  • Sun 2/17
  • Mon 2/18
  • Tues 2/19
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 2/20
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the North Sioux City Library
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 2/21
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the North Sioux City Library
  • Fri 2/22
  • Sat 2/23
    • 10am: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Library
    • 11am: I Am Martin Luther King, Jr. storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 2pm: Lego Movie 2 special event at Barnes & Noble

  • Sun 2/24
  • Mon 2/25
  • Tues 2/26
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 2/27
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the North Sioux City Library
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 2/28
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the North Sioux City Library

events with a cost

  • Fri 2/1
    • 9pm: Snow Glow Tubing at Cone Park
  • Sat 2/2
    • 10am-noon: Kid's Club Craft: Foxy Valentines at Michael's, $2 for simple option for preschoolers, $5 for more detailed option
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Clay Groundhogs at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12, $7 per child (children under 6 may participate but must have an adult helper
    • 1pm: Still Life Painting workshop at MakerSpace, register here
    • 1-4pm: Stained Glass 101 workshop at MakerSpace, register here
    • 4:30-6pm: Digital Photography 101 at MakerSpace, register here
    • 6:30-8:30pm: Family Game Night at MakerSpace, register here
  • Sun 2/3
    • 1:30-3pm: Sundays in the Studio: Family of Snow People at the Sioux City Art Center, $10 per person, kids 7 & under must have an adult helper
  • Mon 2/4
  • Tues 2/5
    • 5:30pm Daddy Daughter Date Night hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, $15 per person, register online 
  • Weds 2/6
  • Thurs 2/7
    • 7pm: Dr. Cook's Garden presented by the Sioux City Community Theatre Youth Theatre
  • Fri 2/8
    • 7pm: Dr. Cook's Garden presented by the Sioux City Community Theatre Youth Theatre
  • Sat 2/9
    • 10am-3pm: Caramel popcorn heart decorating at Jolly Time Koated Kernels, $1 per heart
    • 10am-noon: Kid's Club Craft: Lovely Frames at Michael's, $2 for simple option for preschoolers, $5 for more detailed option
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Marionettes at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12, $7 per child (children under 6 may participate but must have an adult helper
    • 7pm: Dr. Cook's Garden presented by the Sioux City Community Theatre Youth Theatre
    • 9pm: Snow Glow Tubing at Cone Park

  • Sun 2/10
    • 2pm: Dr. Cook's Garden presented by the Sioux City Community Theatre Youth Theatre
  • Mon 2/11
  • Tues 2/12
  • Weds 2/13
    • 7:30pm: STOMP at the Sioux City Orpheum theater
  • Thurs 2/14
  • Fri 2/15
    • 6pm: Parents' Night Out at Long Lines Rec Center hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec Department
    • 9pm: Snow Glow Tubing at Cone Park
  • Sat 2/16
    • 10am: Knee High Naturalists at Hillview Recreation Area in Hinton. E-mail vdevos@co.plymouth.ia.us or call (712)947-4270 to register. $3 per child
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: 3D Picasso Faces at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12, $7 per child (children under 6 may participate but must have an adult helper
    • 11:30am: STEM Explorers: Macaroni Monuments at LaunchPad Children's Museum
    • 1-3pm: Canvas Family Tree Painting at Michael's, free with purchase of canvas

  • Sun 2/17
    • 1pm: STEM Explorers: Macaroni Monuments at LaunchPad Children's Museum
  • Mon 2/18
    • 9am-4pm: Winter Day Camp at Hillview Recreation Area in Hinton. E-mail vdevos@co.plymouth.ia.us or call (712)947-4270 to register.
  • Tues 2/19
    • 10am & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures: Five Senses Exploration at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 6:35pm; Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center
  • Weds 2/20
  • Thurs 2/21
    • 5:30pm: SmartArt: Bubble Art at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Fri 2/22
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center
  • Sat 2/23
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Mixed Media Self Portraits at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 6-12, $7 per child (children under 6 may participate but must have an adult helper
    • 11:30am: STEM Explorers: Animal Sculptures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 7:30pm: The Amadeus Experience with the Sioux City Symphony at the Orpheum
    • 9pm: Snow Glow Tubing at Cone Park

  • Sun 2/24
    • 1pm: STEM Explorers: Animal Sculptures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 1:30-3pm: Sundays in the Studio: Northern Lights and Winter Pines at the Sioux City Art Center, $10 per person, kids 7 & under must have an adult helper
    • 3:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center
  • Mon 2/25
  • Tues 2/26
    • 10am & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Weds 2/27
  • Thurs 2/28
    • 5:30pm: STEM with a Scientist at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included 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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