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Families First Newsletter | ALL AGES

November 30

Event ForAll PCSD families
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
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

Event Forall students ages 7-18
Costsee flyer
OrganizationIowa Youth Fishing League
ContactEmily Lewis
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
The National Archery in the School Program promotes instruction on international style target archery for grades 4th to 12th.

Pella Girls Wrestling Club | GRADES K-8

December 2, 6:15 pm

LocationHigh School Wrestling Room
Event ForAll students K-8th grade
OrganizationPella Wrestling Club
ContactJoe Ritzert
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
OrganizationPella Historical Museums
ContactCharma Vander Wert
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
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
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
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
OrganizationIowa Youth Chorus
ContactJoseph Tangen
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
OrganizationSmash Park Pella, Bobbi Slagter
ContactBobbi Slagter
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

Event ForGrades 4-12
OrganizationACBL Educational Foundation 58-1733600
ContactAlbert Bender
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
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.