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Families First Newsletter | ALL AGES

November 30

Event ForAll PCSD families
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
Emailfamiliesfirst94@gmail.com
Phone16417805741
The Families First newsletter provides information about Families First events, local family-friendly events, and parenting topics.

Iowa Youth Fishing League - 2022 Season | AGES 7-18

December 1

Locationstatewide
Event Forall students ages 7-18
Costsee flyer
OrganizationIowa Youth Fishing League
ContactEmily Lewis
Emailinfo@iyfl.org
Phone515-468-2025
The Iowa Youth Fishing League is a nonprofit organization created with the mission of serving Iowa youth anglers and families interested in pursuing their passion for fishing, tournament angling, and conservation efforts.

Archery Club | GRADES 4-12

December 1

Event For4th - 12th Grade Students
OrganizationPella Archery Club
ContactJoe and Jacki Speer
Emailjoejackispeer@gmail.com
The National Archery in the School Program promotes instruction on international style target archery for grades 4th to 12th.

https://www.naspschools.org/

Pella Girls Wrestling Club | GRADES K-8

December 2, 6:15 pm

LocationHigh School Wrestling Room
Event ForAll students K-8th grade
Cost$25
OrganizationPella Wrestling Club
ContactJoe Ritzert
Emailritzertja@Pella.com
Phone13193210652
Central Women's wrestling coach, Paige Baynes, will host a girls wrestling night on Fridays through February.

Sinterklaas Parade | ALL AGES

December 3

LocationScholte Church
Event ForElementary students PreK-5th grade
CostFree
OrganizationPella Historical Museums
ContactCharma Vander Wert
Emailcvanderwert@pellahistorical.com
Phone641-628-4311
Sinterklaas is coming to town! Come join him in the parade in your holiday costume at 9:45 a.m. The Sinterklaas parade runs from Scholte Church to the Tulip Toren. Afterwards, make your way to the Scholte Church to meet Sinterklaas, the Tulip Court, a goodie bag while supplies last.



Family Gingerbread House Making To Go Event | GRADES PS-8

December 3, 9:00 am

LocationTrinity Reformed Church
Event ForFamilies with children up to 8th grade
Cost10
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
Emailfamiliesfirst94@gmail.com
Phone16417805741
Enjoy celebrating the season by creating a gingerbread house with your child! Drive by and grab all of the supplies to make your gingerbread house at home. 400 house kits available...registration opens Nov. 7 at 9:00pm.

Divorce Care for Kids | AGES 5-12

December 4, 6:00 pm

LocationThird Reformed Church-708 East 13th Street- Pella
Event For5 - 12 year olds
Cost$15 for workbook, scholarships available
OrganizationDivorce Care for Kids
ContactBecky Watkins
Emailbeckywatkins20@gmail.com
Phone641-990-2789
DC4K is a nondenominational support group for children of families with an absent parent, separation, or divorce. A 13-week program that uses games, crafts, videos, music, puppets, exercise, stories, and activities so children can learn to process current family dynamics.

Pella Children's Choir - Fall Semester | GRADES 1-6

December 10, 6:00 pm

LocationPella Middle School
Event For1st-6th Grades
Cost$50
OrganizationIowa Youth Chorus
ContactJoseph Tangen
Emailtangenjb@gmail.com
Phone507-350-4787
Children will work on proper singing technique, reading music, and perform a variety of styles of choral music. The Pella Children’s Choir has local performances as well as performances in the Metro area with the other Iowa Youth Chorus groups.

Dodgeball Tournament | GRADES KG-ADULT

December 10, 6:00 pm

LocationSmash Park Pella
Event ForKindergarten and Up
Cost30
OrganizationSmash Park Pella, Bobbi Slagter
ContactBobbi Slagter
Emailbobbi.slagter@smashpark.com
Phone6417809534
3 Divisions:
Kindergarden-4th Grade
5th grade-8th Grade
9th grade- ADULTS

Come on out for this fun event. Gather teams of 6 or contact me if you need a team.

BridgeWhiz Mindsport | GRADES 4-12

December 17, 4:00 pm

LocationOnline
Event ForGrades 4-12
CostFree
OrganizationACBL Educational Foundation 58-1733600
ContactAlbert Bender
Emailalbert.bender@bridgewhiz.org
Phone19196074515
BridgeWhiz is a FREE online course. Classes are once per week for 8-weeks. Mutiple class times are available to select from. Classes are accessed from a tablet or PC using a standard browser.

Little Acorns - A New Kid-Centric Non-Profit! | GRADES 1-8

October 1

Event ForK-12 Students
OrganizationLittle Acorns
ContactElise Pederson and Marlaina Lightkeeper
Emailgreatoaksfromlittleacorns@gmail.com
Phone6124322394
A new Pella based non-profit organization, Little Acorns, has been created. This kid-centric group will encourage and recruit young people in the area to participate in service projects and activities to better our community. Lead by 8th grader, Marlaina Lightkeeper.