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ACT Raising Safe Kids | AGES BIRTH-8

March 1, 1:00 pm

LocationVirtual via Zoom
Event ForParents/caregivers with children, ages birth to 8-years-old
Cost$40 Sc holarships available upon request
OrganizationIowa State University Extension and Outreach
ContactMalisa Rader
Email[email protected]
Have you ever wondered if you are on the right path when parenting your children? If you would like to strengthen your parenting skills, join other parents and caregivers to learn about positive parenting practices that help create stable, safe, healthy, and nurturing environments and relationships.

Calling All Tulip Time Dutch Dancers! | 5th GRADE AND OLDER

March 4, 3:30 pm

LocationJefferson Intermediate School Gym
Event ForStudents 5th Grade and older
OrganizationTulip Time Steering Committee
ContactCarol Williamson
Email[email protected]
5th graders and older are encourage to learn Dutch Dances to perform at Tulip Time in May!

Dutch Dancing Classes | GRADES 5-ADULT

March 4, 3:30 pm

LocationJefferson Gym
OrganizationTulip Time Steering Committee
ContactCarol Williamson
Email[email protected]

Pella Public Library - Tinker Tuesdays | GRADES 1-5

March 5

LocationPella Public Library , 603 Main St. Meeting Room
Event ForGrades 1 -5
OrganizationPella Public Library
ContactKatie Dreyer
Email[email protected]
Kids in grades 1-5 are welcome to join us for a bit of tinkering! Tinker Tuesdays are held on the first Tuesday of the month (October - April). This is a joint program with Vermeer Women in Manufacturing.

Pella Little League Sign-Ups | AGES 5-12

March 9

LocationPella Sports Park
Event ForAll students ages 5-12
CostVaries by league
OrganizationPella Litlte League
ContactBryan Smith, Pella Little League
Email[email protected]
Sign-ups are still available for Pella Little League's baseball and softball programs. Sign-ups for our Minors (9-10 year olds) and Majors (11-12) close on March 9th, and sign-ups for our Coach Pitch (5-6) and Rookies (7-8) leagues close April 19th. Sign up at

A Playdate to Do Good Things | ALL AGES

March 11, 10:00 am

Location3rd Floor, Pella Community Center, 712 Union St. Pella
Event ForFamilies
CostFree! It is all free!
OrganizationCrossroads of Pella
ContactChris Allen
Email[email protected]
Here is a calendar of our upcoming "Playdates to do Good Things". Check out these fun themes! These gatherings will happen on the 3rd floor of the Pella Community Center. Free fun, food and a kid-friendly service project included. Our beneficiaries may be altered as needed. No need to RSVP.

Iowa Rush South Soccer Club - Spring Registration | PS-8th GRADE

March 18, 8:00 am

LocationPella Soccer Complex
Event ForPreschool - 8th grade Soccer Players
OrganizationIowa Rush South
ContactScott Treft
Email[email protected]
Iowa Rush South Soccer Club - See Flyer for details about our programming.

Families First Newsletter | ALL AGES

March 31

Event ForAll PCSD families
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
Email[email protected]
The Families First Newsletter provides information about Families First events, local family-friendly events, and parenting topics.

GoFurther | FEMALES GRADES 8-10

April 6

Event ForISU Student Role Models are providing educational benefit through providing experiences into different fields of STEM for 8th - 10th grade girls with demonstrations and activities that will engage each child in the specific area of STEM depending on what camp they attend.
OrganizationProgram for Women in Science and Engineering
ContactTaylor Bryan
Email[email protected]
: ISU Student Role Models presents 4 STEM Exploration camps per semester that provides experiences into different fields of STEM for 8th to 10th grade students. Each camp is led by Iowa State University students who are currently studying each specific field. *This is not a school sponsored event*

Divorce Care for Kids (DC4K) | AGES 5-12

April 7, 6:00 pm

LocationThird Reformed Church-708 East 13th Street-Pella
Event ForAges 5 - 12
Cost$15 for workbook, scholarships available
OrganizationDivorce Care for Kids (DC4K)
ContactBecky Watkins
Email[email protected]
DC4K is a nondenominational support group for children of families with an absent parent, separation or divorce. A 13-week program using games, crafts, videos, music, puppets, stories, exercise and activities to help children process or adjust to current family dynamics.

Community Services Winter/Spring Program Guide | ALL AGES

April 20

Event ForAll Ages
OrganizationCommunity Services
ContactBrenda Ross
Email[email protected]

Pella Public Library - Watch It Wednesdays | ALL AGES

May 8, 3:00 pm

LocationPella Public Library , 603 Main St. Meeting Room
Event For Children 8 and above are allowed to be in the library without supervision. Children under 7, need a mature person to attend the program.
OrganizationPella Public Library
ContactKatie Dreyer
Email[email protected]
Join the Pella Public Library on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (Sept-May) for Watch It Wednesdays. Call the library at 628-4268 for the movie's title showing that month. Only parents can determine the appropriateness of a movie for their child.


May 31

OrganizationPella PTO
ContactShonelle Sutton
Email[email protected]
Hello parents! We are looking for volunteers to help the PTO for kids in preschool to 6th grade. If you are interested in being in our email list please fill out this form. Anytime your availability matches a request we have from a school we will contact you to see if you are available. Thank you!

JA Biztown in a Day | 5th-8th Grade

June 18

Location6100 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA
Event Forstudents entering 5th through 8th grade
OrganizationJunior Achievement of Central Iowa
ContactRachael Haaland
Email[email protected]
Discover what it takes to be a business tycoon or a future CEO, CFO or even Mayor! Join us for a one-day experience that develops future leaders, business professionals and entrepreneurs. Your student will experience all facets of running a business in a fun and interactive way.

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

October 1

Event ForK-12 Students
OrganizationLittle Acorns
ContactElise Pederson and Marlaina Lightkeeper
Email[email protected]
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.