Family Friendly Things to Do in Sioux City April 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 things to do in Sioux City and our surrounding communities, 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

  • Mon 4/1
  • Tues 4/2
  • Weds 4/3
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at the Downtown Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at the North Sioux City Community Library
  • Thurs 4/4
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at the North Sioux City Community Library
  • Fri 4/5
  • Sat 4/6
    • 9am-noon: Kids Building Workshop: Birdhouses at Home Depot. Register online here.
    • 11am: First Saturday Family Storytime: Puppy Power at the Downtown Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am: Family Forever storytime event at Barnes & Noble
    • Noon-3pm: ACME Comics 24th Anniversary party with characters in TMNT costume (Donatello and Michaelangelo) and other fun 
    • Noon-2pm: Bunny's Arrival Tea Party at the Southern Hills Mall (registration required, bunny photos also available for purchase but not included or required to attend)

  • Sun 4/7
  • Mon 4/8
    • 11am: Nail Art at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 4pm: Family Movie: the Lego Movie Part 2 at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 7pm: Jamie Nieman concert at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Tues 4/9
    • 10am: Nature Tales at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, call (712)258-0838 or e-mail TKruid@WoodburyParks.org to register (registration required)
    • 11am: Library storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 5:30pm: Nail Art at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 6pm: Night of FUN at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 4/10
    • 10:30am: Library storytime at the Downtown Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 4-7pm: Grab & Go craft at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 5:30pm: Make Up Know-How at the South Sioux City Public Library for teens
    • 6:30pm: Origami Earring craft at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 4/11
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 5pm: Paper Flower Folding at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 6pm: Experiment It! at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Fri 4/12
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Sat 4/13
    • 10am: KG95 Easter Egg hunt at Grandview Park with over 25,000 eggs
    • 11am: Family Storytime at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am: Pete the Cat Big Easter Adventure storytime event at Barnes & Noble
    • 2pm: Marci Broyhill and Theresa Kay Orr concert at the South Sioux City Public Library

  • Sun 4/14
  • Mon 4/15
  • Tues 4/16
  • Weds 4/17
  • Thurs 4/18
  • Fri 4/19
    • 10am: Easter Egg Suet Bird Feeder craft/activity at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
  • Sat 4/20
    • 11am: Fresh Princess storytime event at Barnes & Noble
    • 1-4pm: Kindness Rocks rock painting event at the Sioux City Public Museum hosted by the original Siouxland Rocks group. Featuring Easter shape "rocks" and classic rocks, supplies are provided or feel free to bring your own


paid events

  • Mon 4/1
  • Tues 4/2
  • Weds 4/3
  • Thurs 4/4
  • Fri 4/5
    • 9am-8pm: Siouxland Garden Show at the Delta Hotel in South Sioux City
  • Sat 4/6
    • 8am-noon: Breakfast & Fly-in at the Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation, $7 for adults, $5 for 12 & under
    • 9am-6pm: Siouxland Garden Show at the Delta Hotel in South Sioux City
    • 10am-noon: Michael's Kids Club: Carrot Crafts at Michael's, $2-5 depending on option chosen
    • 1-2:30pm: Painting in the Studio: Folk Art Birds at the Sioux City Art Center, for ages 8+ (or under 8 with an adult helper), $10
    • 1-3pm: MAKEbreak: Peeps shirts at Michael's, decorating supplies free with purchase of shirt (the basic shirts are usually $3-5)
    • 7:30pm: A Space Odyssey by the Sioux City Symphony at the Orpheum Theater

  • Sun 4/7
  • Mon 4/8
  • Tues 4/9
  • Weds 4/10
  • Thurs 4/11
    • 7pm: Abu Bekr Shrine Circus at the Tyson Events Center
  • Fri 4/12
    • 11:30am: Abu Bekr Shrine Circus at the Tyson Events Center
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum for ages 4+, free with membership or daily admission
    • 7pm: Abu Bekr Shrine Circus at the Tyson Events Center
  • Sat 4/13
    • 10am-noon: Kids Club Crafts: Funny Bunnies at Michael's Crafts, ages 3+, $3
    • 10:30am: Reading by the Rails at the Sioux City Railroad Museum (free with membership or daily admission)
    • 10:30am-noon: Family Art Lessons: Paul Klee Oil Pastels at the Sioux City Art Center, for ages 8+ (or under 8 with an adult helper), $10
    • 11am: Abu Bekr Shrine Circus at the Tyson Events Center
    • 11:30am: STEM Explorers: Peeps science at LaunchPad Children's Museum for ages 4+, free with membership or daily admission
    • 1-3: MAKEbreak: Bunny Slime at Michael's Crafts, slime and jar decorating supplies free with purchase of slime jar
    • 3pm: Abu Bekr Shrine Circus at the Tyson Events Center
    • 7pm: Abu Bekr Shrine Circus at the Tyson Events Center

  • Sun 4/14
    • 1pm: STEM Explorers: Peeps Science at LaunchPad Children's Museum for ages 4+, free with membership or daily admission
    • 1pm: Abu Bekr Shrine Circus at the Tyson Events Center
    • 5pm: Abu Bekr Shrine Circus at the Tyson Events Center
  • Mon 4/15
  • Tues 4/16
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum
  • Weds 4/17
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum
  • Thurs 4/18
    • 5:3pm: Smart Art at LaunchPad Children's Museum
  • Fri 4/19
    • 3:30: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum
    • 7:30pm: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at the Sioux City Community Theatre
  • Sat 4/20
    • 10am-noon: Kids Club Crafts: Fuzzy Little Lambs at Michael's Crafts, ages 3+, $3
    • 1-2:30pm: Painting in the Studio: Springtime Perennials at the Sioux City Art Center, for ages 8+ (or under 8 with an adult helper), $10
    • 1-3pm: MAKEbreak at Michael's Crafts: Egg Banner, decorating supplies and instruction free with purchase of scrapbook paper
    • 7:30pm: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at the Sioux City Community Theatre

  • Sun 4/21
  • Mon 4/22
    • 7:30pm: WWE Live at the Tyson Events Center
  • Tues 4/23
  • Weds 4/24
  • Thurs 4/25
    • 5:30pm: STEM with a Scientist at LaunchPad Children's Museum
    • 7pm: Mary Poppins presented by Bishop Heelan High School at the Heelan Fine Arts Auditorium
  • Fri 4/26
    • 7pm: Mary Poppins presented by Bishop Heelan High School at the Heelan Fine Arts Auditorium
    • 7:30pm: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at the Sioux City Community Theatre
  • Sat 4/27
    • 10am-noon: Kids Club Crafts: Spring Showers art project at Michael's, ages 3+, $3
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Clay Creations at the Sioux City Art Center, for ages 8+ (or under 8 with an adult helper), $10
    • 1-3pm MAKEbreak at Michael's Crafts: Tie Dye shirts, dye materials and instruction free with purchase of shirt
    • 7pm: Mary Poppins presented by Bishop Heelan High School at the Heelan Fine Arts Auditorium
    • 7:30pm: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at the Sioux City Community Theatre

  • Sun 4/28
    • 2pm: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at the Sioux City Community Theatre
    • 2pm: Mary Poppins presented by Bishop Heelan High School at the Heelan Fine Arts Auditorium
  • Mon 4/29
  • Tues 4/30


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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