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November 2019 Kids Events in Siouxland



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 Sioux City & Siouxland


  • Fri 11/1
  • Sat 11/2
    • 9am-noon: Home Depot Kids Building Workshop: American Bald Eagles, online registration recommended
    • 11am: First Saturday Family Storytime at the Wilbur Aalfs (downtown) branch of the Sioux City Public Library 
    • 11am: The Crayons' Christmas storytime at Barnes & Noble

  • Sun 11/3
    • Baby & Me storytime featuring Elmo at Barnes & Noble for babies and toddlers under 2 with a parent or other adult caregiver
  • Mon 11/4
  • Tues 11/5
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 11/6
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 11/7
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Library, for babies and toddlers under 2 with a parent or other adult caregiver
  • Fri 11/8
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Library, for kids 3-5 with a parent or other adult caregiver
  • Sat 11/9
    • 11am: The Monster at the End of This Book and The People in your Neighborhood storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • noon-4pm: Christmas at the Homestead at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, more details announced soon. In past years, admission and most activities were free, with food and other vendor items available for sale. 

  • Sun 11/10
  • Mon 11/11
  • Tues 11/12
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 11/13
    • 9:30am: Mommy & Me Morning at Chick-Fil-A Sergeant Road (mall parking lot)
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 11/14
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Library, for babies and toddlers under 2 with a parent or other adult caregiver
    • 7pm: Young Adult Book Club at Barnes & Noble
  • Fri 11/15
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Library, for kids 3-5 with a parent or other adult caregiver
    • 6:30pm: The Great Game Plan and The Treasure of Castle Siekfurst presented by the Homeschool Theatre of Siouxland, at First Evangelical Free Church. Free to attend, but with a suggested donation of $5/person or $20/family for those able to do so. 
  • Sat 11/16
    • 11am: Jack Frost vs. the Abominable Snowman storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 1:30pm: The Great Game Plan and The Treasure of Castle Siekfurst presented by the Homeschool Theatre of Siouxland, at First Evangelical Free Church. Free to attend, but with a suggested donation of $5/person or $20/family for those able to do so. 

  • Sun 11/17
    • 11am: Baby & Me storytime featuring Abby Cadaby at Barnes & Noble for babies and toddlers under 2 with a parent or other adult caregiver
  • Mon 11/18
  • Tues 11/19
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 11/20
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 11/21
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Library, for babies and toddlers under 2 with a parent or other adult caregiver
  • Fri 11/22
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Library, for kids 3-5 with a parent or other adult caregiver
  • Sat 11/23
    • 11am: Frozen 2 Little Golden Book themed storytime at Barnes & Noble
    • 2pm: Frozen 2 Lego Build event for ages 8-12, sign-up required

  • Sun 11/24
    • 11am: Baby & Me storytime featuring Big Bird at Barnes & Noble for babies and toddlers under 2 with a parent or other adult caregiver
  • Mon 11/25
    • 6:15pm: Holiday Lights Parade on 4th Street, beginning at 4th & Iowa Streets
    • 6:30-8pm: Festival of Trees opening night at the Ho-Chunk Centre featuring live music and dancing!
  • Tues 11/26
    • 11am: Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 11/27
    • 10:30am: Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 11/28
    • Happy Thanksgiving!
    • Most local attractions closed, so please call ahead or check Facebook before going to any if you're not sure!
  • Fri 11/29
  • Sat 11/30
    • 9am-noon: Home Depot Kids Building Workshop: Stocking Ornament photo frame
    • 11am: Dear Santa storytime and activities at Barnes & Noble
    • 2pm: Johnny Appleseed puppet show at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center presented by the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre



Paid Events in Sioux City & Siouxland

  • Fri 11/1
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarts at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Sat 11/2
    • 10:30am: Mixed-Media Class: Clay Turkeys at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8-12 (children under 8 may attend but must have a parent or other adult helper with them), $7
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)

  • Sun 11/3
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Mon 11/4
  • Tues 11/5
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Time at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Weds 11/6
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Thurs 11/7
    • 5:30pm: Farm-Tastic Learning at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Fri 11/8
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Sat 11/9
    • 10:30am: Mixed-Media Class: Cartoon Name Plaques at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8-12 (children under 8 may attend but must have a parent or other adult helper with them), $7
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 1pm: Saturdays in the Studio: Northern Lights at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 9+ (children 8 & under may come, but must be accompanied by a parent or other adult helper), $10
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center

  • Sun 11/10
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 3:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center
  • Mon 11/11
  • Tues 11/12
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Weds 11/13
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Thurs 11/14
    • 5:30pm: Family Fun Night at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Fri 11/15
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center
    • 7:30pm: Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical presented by Lamb Arts Regional Theatre, tickets $13 for students and $25 for adults
  • Sat 11/16
    • 10:30am: Mixed-Media Class: Mosaic Self-Portraits at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8-12 (children under 8 may attend but must have a parent or other adult helper with them), $7
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center
    • 7:30pm: Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical presented by Lamb Arts Regional Theatre, tickets $13 for students and $25 for adults

  • Sun 11/17
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 3:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center
  • Mon 11/18
  • Tues 11/19
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Weds 11/20
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Thurs 11/21
    • 5:30pm: Smart Art at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 7:30pm: Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical presented by Lamb Arts Regional Theatre, tickets $13 for students and $25 for adults
  • Fri 11/22
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 7:30pm: Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical presented by Lamb Arts Regional Theatre, tickets $13 for students and $25 for adults
  • Sat 11/23
    • 10:30am: Mixed-Media Class: Grant Wood style Landscapes at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8-12 (children under 8 may attend but must have a parent or other adult helper with them), $7
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 1pm: Saturdays in the Studio: Birch Trees at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 9+ (children 8 & under may come, but must be accompanied by a parent or other adult helper), $10
    • 7:30pm: Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical presented by Lamb Arts Regional Theatre, tickets $13 for students and $25 for adults

  • Sun 11/24
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 1:30pm: Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical presented by Lamb Arts Regional Theatre, tickets $13 for students and $25 for adults
  • Mon 11/25
  • Tues 11/26
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
  • Weds 11/27
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey at the Tyson Events Center
  • Thurs 11/28
  • Fri 11/29
    • 7:30pm: Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical presented by Lamb Arts Regional Theatre, tickets $13 for students and $25 for adults
  • Sat 11/30
    • 10:30am: Mixed-Media Class: Tessellations at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8-12 (children under 8 may attend but must have a parent or other adult helper with them), $7
    • 1pm: STEAM Explorers 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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