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Go Further Girls STEM Conference | FEMALES GRADES 8-10

December 4, 9:00 am

LocationIowa State University
Event ForFemale-identifying students in grades 8-10
Cost$15-25, Scholarships available
OrganizationThe Program for Women in Science and Engineering, Iowa State University
ContactSarah DuBois
Emailsedubois@iastate.edu
Phone515-294-5883
In-person conference dates are Thursday, October 21, and Thursday, October 28. The cost is $25. The virtual conference is Saturday, December 4. The cost is $15. Scholarships are available.

Family Gingerbread House Making "To Go" Event | GRADES PS-7

December 4, 9:00 am

LocationTrinity Reformed Church
Event ForFamilies with children up to 7th grade
Cost10.00
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
Emailfamiliesfirst94@gmail.com
Phone641-780-5741
Pick up supplies to make a gingerbread house at home!

Sinterklaas Parade | GRADES PS-6

December 4, 10:00 am

LocationScholte Church at Pella Historical Museums
Event ForElementary Student and families
CostFree
OrganizationPella Historical Museums
ContactCharma Vander Wert
Emailcvanderwert@pellahistorical.com
Phone641-628-4311
Learning about our community's Heritage and history during the Holiday season.

Go Further Girls STEM Conference | FEMALES IN GRADES 8-10

December 4, 1:00 pm

LocationVirtual
Event ForFemale students in grades 8-10
Cost$15
OrganizationThe Program for Women in Science and Engineering, Iowa State University
ContactSarah DuBois
Emailsedubois@iastate.edu
Phone15152945883
Go Further is for female-identifying students in grades 8-10 to engage in STEM activities, learn about STEM opportunities at Iowa State and meet STEM role models. The virtual conference is Saturday, December 4. Cost is $15. Scholarships are available.

Holidays with the Hawkeyes | ALL AGES

December 5, 4:00 pm

LocationVirtual
Event ForAll Ages
CostFree
OrganizationUniversity of Iowa Center for Advancement
ContactKate Sojka
EmailKate.Sojka@foriowa.org
Phone319-467-3884
Provide students and families a creative opportunity to celebrate the winter season with music, haiku, and art interpretation.

SOUP WITH SANTA and The Pella Girl Scouts | ALL AGES

December 11, 5:00 pm

LocationPella Memorial Building - 829 Broadway St., Pella, IA
Event ForAll students and families.
CostFree-will donations
OrganizationPella Girl Scouts
ContactRose Bogaard
Emailrmbogaard@hotmail.com
Phone641-204-2365
Meet Santa and the Pella Girl Scouts while enjoying a hot bowl of chili or vegetable soup and refreshments!
There will be baked goods for sale and a silent auction.
Your free-will donation will go toward supporting the Pella Girl Scouts in purchasing equipment for their service unit camp out.

Pella Wrestling Club 2021 Registration | GRADES K-6

December 16

LocationHigh School Wrestling Room
Event ForAll students K-6th grade
Cost$40
OrganizationPella Wrestling Club
ContactJoseph Ritzert
Emailritzertja@pella.com
Phone319-321-0652
Monday and Thursday Nights starting November 1st through December 16th See flyer for additional information.

Christmas at Crossroads | ALL AGES

December 17

LocationPella Community Center, 712 Union St, Suite 301, Pella
Event ForAll Ages
OrganizationCrossroads of Pella
ContactRaelynn Schroeder
Emailraelynn@crossroadspella.org
Phone641-628-1212
This program is offered for families that could use a little Christmas help.

BridgeWhiz | GRADES 4-12

April 1, 4:00 pm

LocationOnline
Event ForGrades 4-12
CostFree
OrganizationACBL Educational Foundation 58-1733600
ContactAlbert Bender
Emailalbert.bender@bridgewhiz.org
Phone19196074515
BridgeWhiz is designed to teach children in grades 4 through 12 the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of contract bridge, which will nurture your child’s team and individual competitive spirit. Build social skills. And enhance deductive reasoning and math abilities.