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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.


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!

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.

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.

Central College Baseball Skills Camp | 3rd-8th GRADES

January 27

LocationCentral College H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse
Event For3rd-8th Grade Parents
OrganizationCentral College Baseball
ContactHead Assistant Baseball Coach Robby Laughlin
Email[email protected]
The Central College Dutch Baseball Skills Camps is designed so that youth have an opportunity to be introduced or build on previous success and strengthen weaknesses. As a development program, we strive to build camps that produce knowledgeable baseball players in the Central College Dutch Way.

Winter Junior Menace | AGES 3-9

January 8

LocationDes Moines Metro
Event ForAges 3-9
OrganizationDes Moines Menace
ContactLyle Hunt
Email[email protected]
Join the fun this winter with the Menace! Junior Menace a developmental program for boys and girls, ages 3 to 9. It’s designed for all ability levels, and we encourage beginners! This is a great 7-week program to learn and practice soccer skills. We accept walk-ups the first night at each location.

Pella Athletic Booster Club | ALL AGES

December 31

Event ForAll ages
OrganizationPella Athletic Booster Club
ContactDawn Lauman
Email[email protected]
The Pella Athletic Booster Club is a nonprofit organization formed to assist and support the athletic activities conducted by the Pella Community School District.

Girls Only Wrestling Camp | FEMALES GRADES K-12

December 16

LocationEddyville High School
Event ForAll Girls - K-12
OrganizationSouthern Iowa Outlaws
ContactChelsea Septer
Email[email protected]
A Girls Only Wrestling Camp will be held at the Eddyville High School on Dec. 16, 2023. There will be two age groups, K-5 and 6-12. Cost is $30 if pre-registered by Dec. 15 or $40 for walk-ins.

Clinicians are brought to you by Indian Hills Community College.

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

December 3, 6:00 pm

LocationThird Reformed Church-708 East 13th Street-Pella (lower level)
Event ForChildren ages 5 - 12
Cost$15 for workbook, scholarships available
OrganizationDivorce Care for Kids
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 that uses games, crafts, videos, music, puppets, exercise, stories and activities for children to learn to process current family dynamics.

Sinterklaas Parade | GRADES PS-5

December 2, 10:00 am

LocationScholte Church to start parade to Tulip Toren then back to Scholte Church for a meet and greet with Sinterklaas
Event ForPre School to 5th grade
OrganizationPella Historical Museums
ContactCharma Vander Wert
Email[email protected]
Join in the parade dressed in your favorite Holiday outfit and walk with us to the Tulip Toren for the Mayor and Burgemeester to welcome Sinterklaas. The newly elected Queen, her court and Dutchesses will join us. A meet and greet for Sinterklaas and Queen and court will follow at Scholte Church.

Kids Go STEM! | GRADES 6-8

December 2, 9:00 am

LocationMedical Education and Research Facility 375 Newton Road Iowa City, IA 52242
Event ForStudents in grades 6-8
OrganizationUniversity of Iowa Health Care
ContactHanna Stone
Email[email protected]
Phone(319) 335-8886
Kids Go STEM is a free educational program is targeted to students in grades 6 through 8. Students must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; advanced registration is required and will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Family Gingerbread House Making To Go Event | PS-8TH GRADE

December 2, 9:00 am

LocationTrinity Church
Event ForFamilies with children up to 8th grade
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
Email[email protected]
The Gingerbread House Making Event will be on Dec. 2. Drive by and grab all of the supplies to make a gingerbread house at home! Registration opens on Nov. 6.

Save the Dates! Families First Events (Gingerbread House Making, Mother Son Fun Night, Father Daughter Dance) | STUDENTS THROUGH 8TH GRADE

December 2

Event ForFamilies with children up to 8th grade
OrganizationFamilies First
ContactAllison Kerndt
Email[email protected]
Mark your calendars for Families First's big events of 2023-2024!