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September 2019 Siouxland Kids Events



Each month we will bring you info on family friendly events and activities 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 in Siouxland

  • Sun 9/1
  • Mon 9/2
    • Labor Day: many area attractions closed, so be sure to check with individual venues before planning to go somewhere this day. 
    • 4-5:30pm: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Tues 9/3
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 4-5:30pm: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 9/4
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 9/5
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Fri 9/6
    • 10-11am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Sat 9/7
    • 9am-noon: Home Depot Kids Building Workshop: Scarecrow Planters, registration online recommended to ensure a kit for your child(ren), best for ages 5-12
    • 11am: One-Millionth Storytime celebration at Barnes & Noble with a brand new Dr. Seuss book, a crayon giveaway while supplies last, and more! 

  • Sun 9/8
    • 11am: One-Millionth Storytime celebration at Barnes & Noble with Hey Grandude!, a picture book by Paul McCartney
    • 2-4pm: Bruguier's Cabin at Riverside Park (near Miracle Field) open for tours
  • Mon 9/9
    • 4-5:30pm: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 4-5pm: Super Builders Lego club at North Sioux City Community Library, must call (605)422-2366 if not already part of the club (attendance limited to ensure adequate bricks for everyone who comes, but they have several clubs and try to find room for as many kids as they can!)
  • Tues 9/10
    • 10am: Nature Tales at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center for preschoolers with an adult caregiver, please register by calling (712)258-0838 or by e-mailing TKruid@WoodburyParks.org
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 9/11
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 9/12
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 7pm: Young Adult Book Club featuring I'm Not Dying With You Tonight at Barnes & Noble
  • Fri 9/13
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Sat 9/14
    • 10-11:30am: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 10am-4pm: Art in the Park at Latham Park, featuring food trucks, live entertainment, and lots of art from a variety of mediums
    • 11am: Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party storytime at Barnes & Noble

  • Sun 9/15
    • 11am: Baby & Me Storytime at Barnes & Noble
  • Mon 9/16
    • 4-5:30pm: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Tues 9/17
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 11:30am:  Beginner Lego club at North Sioux City Community Library for ages 3-5, call (605)422-2366 to register
  • Weds 9/18
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 9/19
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Fri 9/20
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 10-2pm: Parking Day--downtown parking spaces will be filled with fun instead of cars!More details coming soon. 
  • Sat 9/21
    • 9am-5pm: Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park
    • 10am: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am: Batman 5-Minute Stories storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1-4pm: Kindness Rocks rock painting event hosted by the Original Siouxland Rocks Facebook group at the Sioux City Public Museum
    • 1-3pm: "A Silhouette Says a Thousand Words" hands-on workshop at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center for kids to learn about and try an easy and fun historical art technique
    • 2pm: Batman Day celebration with games, activities, and a photo opp at Barnes & Noble

  • Sun 9/22
    • 9am-5pm: Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park
    • 11am: Baby & Me Storytime at Barnes & Noble
  • Mon 9/23
    • 4-5:30pm: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Tues 9/24
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 9/25
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 9/26
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Fri 9/27
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Public Library
  • Sat 9/28
    • 10am: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am: How I Met My Monster storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 2pm: Demigod Day celebration with Rick Riordan themed scavenger hunt & other activities at Barnes & Noble

  • Sun 9/29
    • 11am: Baby & Me Storytime at Barnes & Noble
  • Mon 9/30
    • 4-5pm: Club Creative  Lego club at North Sioux City, for grades K-6, must call (605)422-2366
    • 4-5:30pm: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Public Library

Paid Events in Siouxland

  • Sun 9/1
    • Sioux City Art Center's ArtSplash at Riverside Park
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with daily admission or membership)
  • Mon 9/2
  • Tues 9/3
  • Weds 9/4
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with daily admission or membership)
  • Thurs 9/5
    • 5:30pm: Farm-tastic Learning at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with daily admission or membership)
  • Fri 9/6
    • 3:30m: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with daily admission or membership)
  • Sat 9/7
    • 10am-7pm: Sunflower Festival at Scarecrow Farm, more details here.
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Mixed Media Collages at the Sioux City Art Center, $7 per child
    • noon-4pm: Fall Open House at Michael's Crafts including a fall wreath craft from 1-3pm, raffle prizes, and more
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with daily admission or membership)

  • Sun 9/8
    • 10am-7pm: Sunflower Festival at Scarecrow Farm, more details here.
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with daily admission or membership)
  • Mon 9/9
  • Tues 9/10
  • Weds 9/11
  • Thurs 9/12
  • Fri 9/13
    • 7:30pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater
  • Sat 9/14
    • Sunflower Festival at Scarecrow Farm moved to 9/7 & 9/8 due to weather!
    • 10am: Nick Junior Live at the Orpheum
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Recycled Metal Owls at the Sioux City Art Center, $7 per child
    • 1-2:30pm: Painting in the Studio: Bouquet of Sunflowers at the Sioux City Art Center, $10 per project
    • 2pm: Nick Junior Live at the Orpheum
    • 7:30pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater

  • Sun 9/15
    • Sunflower Festival at Scarecrow Farm moved to 9/7 & 9/8 due to weather! 
    • 2pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater
    • 2pm: Nick Junior Live at the Orpheum
  • Mon 9/16
  • Tues 9/17
  • Weds 9/18
  • Thurs 9/19
  • Fri 9/20
    • 7:30pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater
  • Sat 9/21
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Hot Air Balloons at the Sioux City Art Center, $7 per child
    • 7:30pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater

  • Sun 9/22
    • 2pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater
  • Mon 9/23
  • Tues 9/24
  • Weds 9/25
  • Thurs 9/26
    • 7:30pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater
  • Fri 9/27
    • 7:30pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater
  • Sat 9/28
    • 10:30am-noon: Saturday Art Lesson: Clay Monsters at the Sioux City Art Center, $7 per child
    • 1-2:30pm: Painting in the Studio: Migrating Ducks at the Sioux City Art Center, $10 per project
    • 7:30pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater
    • 7:30pm: Arabian Nights performed by the Sioux City Symphony featuring Evelyn Glennie, at the Sioux City Orpheum

  • Sun 9/29
    • 2pm: Young Frankenstein at the Sioux City Community Theater
    • 2-4pm: Fall Floral Pumpkins at Michael's (free decorating supplies with purchase of pumpkin)
  • Mon 9/30

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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