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June Events for Siouxland Families

  Every month I bring you the best things to do in Sioux City and Siouxland, from storytimes and crafts to music festivals, streaming concerts, and holidays from silly to serious. This June, you might also be interested in my guide to pools & swim lessons in Siouxland or my post about Siouxland Splash Pads!  I hope this event list inspires you to go make some happy memories with your family this month!

in background, a primary color beach ball sits by a bright blue pool. in foreground the words "June Events for Siouxland Families"

  • Weds 6/1
    • National Barefoot Day
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 10:30-noon: Duke Otherwise Concert/ Summer Reading Kickoff at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 3pm: Summer Launch Ice Cream Social at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 5:15pm: Free Vinyasa Yoga at the Southern Hills Mall
    • 6pm: Paint on the Patio at Oscar Carl Vineyard
    • 6:30pm: Adult Summer Reading Kickoff Trivia Night at Buffalo Alice on Historic 4th Street, hosted by the Sioux City Public Library
  • Thurs 6/2
    • 2pm: Creation Station at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 2:30pm: Writer's Workshop with Author Jonis Agee at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet at Morningside University's Elwood Olsen Stadium, for kids 6-14, FREE, more info here. 
  • Fri 6/3
    • National Donut Day
    • Iowa DNR FREE Fishing Weekend
    • 10am: Family Movie Friday: Sing 2 at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 6pm: Kids Night Out at Pickled Palette
  • Sat 6/4
    • Moville Days festival with many events, including a parade Saturday morning at 11am, plus a cornhole tournament, 5k, and more
    • National Prairie Day
    • Iowa DNR FREE Fishing Weekend
    • Motocross Racing at Fiddler Creek MX Park in Homer, NE, all day (about 8am to 4pm)
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park at the Sgt Floyd River Museum, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
    • 9am to noon: Home Depot Kids Building Workshop: Fish Tank at Home Depot, FREE
    • 10am: Teen Time at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am: Hands On History Saturdays: Early Technology at the Sioux City Public Museum

  • Sun 6/5
    • Iowa DNR FREE Fishing Weekend
    • 2pm: Lonesome Ron live musical performance featuring Ron Affolter at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, with reception to follow, FREE
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell, FREE
  • Mon 6/6
    • D-Day
    • 4-6pm: Butterfly Encounters & Frozen Treats at the Orange City Public Library, more info here
    • 5:45-7pm: Zumba in the Park at the Anderson Dance Pavilion, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
  • Tues 6/7
    • 11am: Summer Storytime at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library, FREE
    • 7pm: Oh, My Iowa! Live musical show starring The Browns at their Century Theater in Le Mars
  • Weds 6/8
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 10am: Discovery Camp: Grizzly Dangers at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE but registration required! Grades 1-3
    • 10:30am: Summer Storytime at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library, FREE
    • 1pm: Discovery Camp: Nature's Sketchbook at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE but registration required! Grades 4-6
    • 1:30pm: Larry Dunbar Magic Show at the North Sioux City Library
    • 5:15pm: Vinyasa Yoga at the Southern Hills Mall, FREE
    • 6-8pm: Wild Wednesday Nights: Paddling 101 with Plymouth County Conservation
  • Thurs 6/9
    • 10am: Kids Thursdays: Safari at the Sioux City Public Museum, $1 per child
    • 2-4pm: Legos at the Library at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library, FREE
    • 6pm: Clay Gnome Workshop at Pickled Palette
  • Fri 6/10
    • Lewis & Clark Festival at Lewis & Clark State Park in Onawa, IA
    • 10am: Family Movie Friday: Encanto at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 10am: Cooking with Randy Dutch oven cooking demonstration at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
    • 10am: Storytime at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am to 1:30pm: Food Truck Fridays at Pearl Street Park
    • 2pm: Live Animal Encounters at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
    • 2pm: Tween & Teen Time at the North Sioux City Public Library
    • 6:30pm: Leeds Days Parade on Floyd Blvd in Leeds
    • 6:30pm: Family Trivia Night at Ponca State Park in Ponca, NE
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
    • 7-9pm: Free Friday Night Swim at  Park, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec
    • 9pm: Leeds Movie Night at Carlin Park in Sioux City's Leeds neighborhood
  • Sat 6/11
    • Leeds Days in Sioux City's Leeds neighborhood, with activities including a Duck Splash at 1pm and a street dance at 8pm. Visit the Leeds Community Club FB page for full details!
    • 25th annual Rivercade Fishing Derby at Bacon Creek, for ages 4-12, limit 450 kids so pre-registration is required! Sign up at either Sioux City Bomgaars location for $5 which include, rod, reel, tackle box, food, activities, and event registration.
    • Lewis & Clark Festival at Lewis & Clark State Park in Onawa, IA
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 8am: Sioux City Urban Scramble at the Siouxland Expo Center, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park at the Sgt Floyd River Museum, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
    • 9:30am: Hydro Dip Mug Father's Day Project at the Sloan Public Library
    • 9:30-11:30am: Kids in the Park at Memorial Park in Yankton, SD with live musical performance by Koo Koo Kangaroo
    • 10am: Father's Day Handprint Workshop at Pickled Palette
    • 10am: Kids Day: Safari at the Sioux City Public Museum, $1 per child
    • 10am: Colorpalooza along the riverfront near Scenic Park in South Sioux City, hosted by Dakota County Health Dept with a 5k run/walk, bounce houses and other inflatables, and more!
    • 10am: Reptile Program at Little Sioux Park, hosted by Woodbury County Conservation
    • 10am to 1pm: Orange City Farmers Market on Central Ave in downtown Orange City, IA, including Kids Market every second Saturday of the month!
    • Noon: Journey of York Exhibit Opening at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE
    • 1pm: Hello Summer Pool Party at the South Sioux City Aquaplex, hosted by the South Sioux City Y
    • 1-2:30pm: Painting in the Studio with Brenda at the Sioux City Art Center
    • 6:30pm: Father Daughter Dance at the Moville Community Center, FREE
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
    • 7:30pm: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie showing with score performed LIVE by the Sioux City Symphony, at the Tyson Events Center

  • Sun 6/12
    • Lewis & Clark Festival at Lewis & Clark State Park in Onawa, IA
    • 9am-1pm: Leeds Show & Shine Car Show on Floyd Blvd. 
    • 1:30pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
    • 2pm: They Call It Stormy Monday: The Evolution of the Blues live musical performance by musician Randall Snyder at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center with reception to follow, FREE
    • 2-4pm: Bruguier Cabin open to visitors (located by Miracle Field in Riverside Park)
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell, FREE
  • Mon 6/13
    • 11am: Imagination Builders: Camp Out at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library, registration required, FREE, for grades 1-3
    • 5:45-7pm: Zumba in the Park at the Anderson Dance Pavilion, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
  • Tues 6/14
    • Flag Day
    • 11am: Summer Storytime at the Perry Creek branch of the Sioux City Public Library, FREE
    • 6-7:30pm: Pop-Up Park at Dale Street Park, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
    • 7:30pm: Riverdance 25th Anniversary Tour live at the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre
    • 9pm: Moon Walk at Ponca State Park on the Corps of Discovery Trail, led by a Ponca State Park Naturalist
  • Weds 6/15
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 10am: Discovery Camp: Can We Eat That? at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE but registration required! Grades 1-3
    • 11am: Summer Storytime at the Morningside branch of the Sioux City Public Library, FREE
    • 1pm: Discovery Camp: Let's Get Cooking! at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE but registration required! Grades 4-6
    • 1:30pm: Oh, My Iowa! Live musical show starring The Browns at their Century Theater in Le Mars 
    • 6-8pm: Wild Wednesday Nights: Archery with Plymouth County Conservation
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
  • Thurs 6/16
    • Ice Cream Days Festival in Le Mars, IA
    • 1:30pm: Innovation Studio at the Morningside branch of the Sioux City Public Library, registration required, FREE
    • 1:30pm: Oh, My Iowa! Live musical show starring The Browns at their Century Theater in Le Mars
    • 6:30pm: Cool Pool Party at Lewis Pool, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, $5 per person
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
    • 7pm: Othello at Prentis Park, part of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival presented by USD in Vermillion, SD
  • Fri 6/17
    • Ice Cream Days Festival in Le Mars, IA
    • 10am: Family Movie Friday: Frozen 2 at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 10am: Knee High Naturalists at Hillview Recreation Area in Hinton
    • 6-8pm: Downtown Live Concert on the lawn of the Sioux City Public Museum, FREE
    • 6-8pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Leif Erickson Park, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
    • 7pm: Othello at Prentis Park, part of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival presented by USD in Vermillion, SD
  • Sat 6/18
    • Ice Cream Days Festival in Le Mars, IA
    • National Go Fishing Day
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park at the Sgt Floyd River Museum, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
    • 10am to 1pm: Orange City Farmers Market on Central Ave in downtown Orange City, IA
    • noon to 2pm: Super Cool Car Show at Grace United Methodist Church in Morningside
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
    • 7pm: Othello at Prentis Park, part of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival presented by USD in Vermillion, SD
    • 9pm: Movies in the Park: Encanto at the Grandview Park Bandshell, FREE

  • Sun 6/19
    • Father's Day
    • Juneteenth
    • 1:30pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
    • 2pm: Japan's Path to Pearl Harbor historical lecture by Dr. Rudy Daniels at the Lewis & Clark with reception to follow, FREE
    • 7pm: Othello at Prentis Park, part of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival presented by USD in Vermillion, SD
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell, FREE
  • Mon 6/20
    • 11am: Imagination Builders: Fairy & Gnome Gardens at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library, registration required, FREE, for grades 1-3
    • 5:45-7pm: Zumba in the Park at the Anderson Dance Pavilion, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
  • Tues 6/21
    • 2-3pm: Read-to-me-Dogs at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 6/22
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 10am: Discovery Camp: Volcano in Iowa? at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE but registration required! Grades 1-3
    • 1pm: Discovery Camp: Geology Rocks at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE but registration required! Grades 4-6
    • 1:30-2:30pm: Wild About Reptiles at the Morningside branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 6-8pm: Wild Wednesday Nights: Geocaching with Plymouth County Conservation
  • Thurs 6/23
    • 1:30pm: Innovation Studio at the Morningside branch of the Sioux City Public Library, grades 4-8, FREE but registration required
    • 2pm: Neos 360 Grand Opening check out this cool new addition to the Sgt. Bluff Splash Pad!
    • 5:30pm: Outdoor Yoga Class at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
    • 6pm: Teen Time at the South Sioux City Library
    • 6:30pm: Ladies Archery Night at the Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve in North Sioux City, SD
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
  • Fri 6/24
    • 10am & 2pm: StoryTime at the South Sioux City Library
    • 11am-1:30pm: Food Truck Fridays at Pearl Street Park
    • 2pm: Cooking with Randy Dutch oven cooking demonstration at Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve
    • 6-8pm: Downtown Live Concert on the lawn of the Sioux City Public Museum, FREE
    • 6-8pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Lewis Park, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec
    • 6-9pm: Family Game Night at the Sioux City Community Theatre, $30 for a family of 4, with additional family members $5 each. Admission, food, and drink included.
    • 6:30-8:30pm: Expedition Seeking Sasquatch at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library, for grades 6-12
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.
    • 7pm: Frozen Kids presented by the New Stage Players summer kids camp at the New Stage Players Performing Arts Center in South Sioux City, NE, $10
    • 8pm: Sunset Hike at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, all ages welcome
  • Sat 6/25
    • National Catfish Day
    • Dakota City Cottonwood Days Festival
    • 7am: Zen in Nature at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 8-10am: Sioux City Cars and Coffee at High Ground Cafe and Espresso Bar in North Sioux City, SD
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park at the Sgt Floyd River Museum, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
    • 9:15am: Forest Bathing at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
    • 10am: Orange City Farmers Market on Central Ave in downtown Orange City, IA
    • 10am: Show & Shop at Flippin Vintage Boutique in Sgt Bluff, IA, with a car show from Siouxland Mopar Connection and food from the Louis Bros food truck!
    • 10am: Nature Scavenger Hunt at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 10:30am: Saturday Family Art Lessons: Monet Waterlilies at the Sioux City Art Center, $7 per person
    • 10:30am: Once Upon an Artist at the Le Mars Art Center, for ages 2-5, $5 per artist, sign up here
    • 11am: Meet the Minions at Acme Comics, costumed character appearance
    • 1pm: Painting in the Studio with Brenda: Hot Air Balloons at the Sioux City Art Center, $10
    • 2pm & 7pm: Frozen Kids presented by the New Stage Players summer kids camp at the New Stage Players Performing Arts Center in South Sioux City, NE, $10
    • 7pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by LAMB Theatre, tickets and more info here.

  • Sun 6/26
    • 1pm: Patio Yoga at Jefferson Beer Supply with Amanada Vande Zande
    • 2pm: New Horizons Band live musical performance at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center with reception to follow, FREE
    • 2pm & 7pm: Frozen Kids presented by the New Stage Players summer kids camp at the New Stage Players Performing Arts Center in South Sioux City, NE, $10
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell, FREE
  • Mon 6/27
    • National Onion Day
    • 10am & 4:30pm: Music & Movement at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am: Imagination Builders: Backyard Birds at the Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library, registration required, FREE, grades 1-3
    • 5:45-7pm: Zumba in the Park at the Anderson Dance Pavilion, hosted by Sioux City Parks & Rec, FREE
    • 7pm: Frozen Kids presented by the New Stage Players summer kids camp at the New Stage Players Performing Arts Center in South Sioux City, NE, $10
  • Tues 6/28
    • 11am & 5pm: Let's Craft at the South Sioux City Public Library
    • 2-3pm: Read to Me Dogs at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
  • Weds 6/29
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market in the parking lot west of the Tyson Events Center
    • 10am: Discovery Camp: Dress to Impress at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE but registration required! Grades 1-3
    • 1pm: Discovery Camp: Learning a Trade at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, FREE but registration required! Grades 4-6
    • 7-9pm: Wild Wednesday Night: New Moon Night Hike with Plymouth County Conservation
  • Thurs 6/30
    • National Bomb Pop Day -did you know this classic frozen treat is made in Siouxland by Wells? Eat one (or more!) to celebrate!
    • 1:30pm: Innovation Studio at the Morningside branch of the Sioux City Public Library, grades 4-8, FREE but registration required
    • 5-7pm: Family Art Night at the Le Mars Art Center, prices vary based on projects chosen
    • 7pm: Patriotic Music Live musical performance starring The Browns at their Century Theater in Le Mars

I 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, 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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