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Kindergarten and Preschool registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be available online after January 21st. Thank you for your patience.

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Jan. 21 | 1:00 pm

On Their Own and OK

RSVP by: Jaunary 11, 2019
Location: Huxley Public Library
Event for: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th graders
Cost: $25.00
Organization: ISU Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 382-6551
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On Their Own and OK is for youth who may begin staying home on their own for a short time. A great way to prepare kids for the responsibility of staying alone! Youth will present what they learned at 6:30pm. Registration forms are available at the Huxley Public Library.
Jan. 28 | (all day)

Everybody Counts

Location: Ballard East Elementary
Organization: Ballard East Elementary
Contact: Mike Manock
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Ballard East will be holding an "Everybody Counts" week January 28th - February 1st. See the attached flyer for more information.
Feb. 2 | 6:00 pm

Daddy-Daughter Dance

RSVP by: 2/2/19
Location: Huxley Safe Room
Event for: All ages...
Cost: $5
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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The City of Huxley Parks and Recreation is offering its 2nd Daddy-daughter dance--- this year is an Hawaiian Luau. Dads of all ages grab your daughters of all ages and enjoy a fun chance to pamper them with your love and attention. Cost is $5/person if purchased by January 27th.
Mar. 1 | (all day)

Day Camps, Overnights, Ski Trips, and more with Camp Fire!

Location: Camp Hantesa - 1450 Oriole Rd Boone, IA
Event for: Grades K-12
Cost: $37/day for School Day Off programs (other prices vary)
Organization: Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact: Arika Graybill
Phone: (515) 274-1501
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Camp Fire is an all inclusive, youth development non-profit. We run programs for youth of all ages. With overnights, day camps, middle school programs, and a ski trip, we have something for everybody! Please consider the flyer to see the many programs that we are offering this winter!
Mar. 30 | (all day)

Lifeguard Certification Course

Location: YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Event for: High School
Cost: $175.00
Organization: YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact: Ann Peterson
Phone: (515) 471-8509
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Course to certify lifeguards to work in aquatic areas in the state of Iowa.
Apr. 26 | (all day)

Ames Figure Skating Club Learn to Skate

Location: Ames/ISU Ice Rink 1507 Gateway Hills Park Dr Ames, IA
Event for: All students
Organization: Ames Figure Skating Club
Contact: Traci Kepley
Phone: (515) 460-8384
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The Ames Learn to Skate Basic Skills Program promotes ice skating and hockey in the community by providing safe, fun & high quality group instruction in accordance with Learn to Skate USA guidelines.
Jun. 14 | (all day)

Camp Invention

RSVP by: 6/1/19
Location: Ballard East
Event for: Students in Kindergarten - 5th grade for 2018/19 school year
Cost: $230 (discounts/scholarships available)
Organization: Camp Invention
Contact: Tracy Weber
Phone: (515) 556-3418
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Camp Invention® is a nationally acclaimed summer program where STEM concepts come to life. Led by local teachers, this program has tapped into kids' natural curiosity since 1990, giving them the opportunity to become innovators through teamwork and immersive, hands-on creative problem-solving.