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Board, Commissions and City Events

  1. Regular City Council Meeting

    June 21, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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  2. Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    June 24, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Please contact the Newton Public Library for location and/or Zoom meeting information.

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Community Calendar

  1. Newton Farmers' Market hosted by Newton Main Street

    June 22, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Downtown Newton - North 2nd Ave between W 2nd St N & 1st St N

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  2. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    June 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    The Proud to Know Newton radio show, hosted by Craig Armstrong and produced by KCOB, is aired every Thursday at 6 p.m. on KCOB 95.9 FM & AM 1280. The 30 minute show features an interview with a special guest about their organization, work or event. Guests range from City employees, non-profits, event organizers and business owners. Details for each show are posted online each week and the show is available to stream on KCOB's website.

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  3. Newton Farmers' Market hosted by Newton Main Street

    June 29, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Downtown Newton - North 2nd Ave between W 2nd St N & 1st St N

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Library Calendar

  1. Catch Your Pet Reading Photo Contest

    June 7, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 30, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Show off your furry friends! Share a photo of your pet "reading" a library book on our Facebook page (Newton Public Library Iowa). Two lucky winners will be drawn for gift certificates to Earthwise Pet in Newton.

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  2. Adult Take & Make Craft: Wildflower Seed Bombs

    June 14, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 21, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Create an explosion of color in your yard or garden with our DIY wildflower seed bombs! Crafters will need to supply their own mixing bowl, all other materials and instructions will be provided in the kit. Supplies are limited and registration is encouraged to reserve a craft kit. Registration opens June 7. Please call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.

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  3. Acrylic Paint-Along Class

    June 21, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Join Kirsten Warrick from the Centre for Art and Artists, for an acrylic paint-along class at the library! Attendees are encouraged to bring an apron, all other materials are provided. Class size will be limited and masks are required for all participants. Registration is required and opens on June 14th. Please call 641-792-4108 to register. Ages 18+

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  4. SOAR Raptor Rescue

    June 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    SOAR- Saving Our Avian Resources Raptor rehabilitation from Manning, Iowa will bring some of their current raptor rehab patients and share information about their important work. Every year, they rehabilitate over 300 raptors for release into the wild. They rehabilitate Bald Eagles, Hawks and Owls of all species found in Iowa. This program will be held outside on the library lawn, please bring a blanket to sit on. Lawn chairs will be asked to sit at the back so others can see. No registration is necessary. Questions? Call Youth Services Librarian Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108

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  5. Memory Lab Drop-In Hours

    June 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Now is the perfect time to scan those old family photos! Drop-in on Wednesday mornings for an introduction to our new Memory Lab digitizing equipment. Our Public Services Librarian will be available during these designated hours to demonstrate how to use the equipment and help you start your own digitization project. Don't forget to bring a USB flashdrive and your photos, slides, & documents! Questions? Contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein, at 641-792-4108. The Newton Public Library Memory Lab is made possible through the generosity of the Jasper County Foundation.

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  6. Just for Job-Seekers: Resume and Tech Support at the Newton Public Library

    June 23, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Work on your resume, edit your cover letter, or complete an online application during our job-seeker support hours. Our Public Services Librarian will provide dedicated support for job-seekers on Wednesday afternoons. Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at 641-792-4108 to schedule your appointment.

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  7. Preschool Storytime

    June 24, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    In-person storytime for children ages 3 to 5. Storytime will last for 20 minutes with a simple craft following. Siblings are welcome to attend. Masks are required for all attendees ages 2 and up. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  8. Tales of Colonial America and the Revolution

    June 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Join storyteller extraordinaire, Darrin Crow, as he shares tales from early America. These stories bring the streets of old Boston and Philadelphia and the battles of the Revolution to life. It includes stories of John Paul Jones, the Blacksmith of Brandywine, and Molly Pitcher. This event will be held on the library lawn and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. All ages welcome. 

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  9. Newton Public Library Independence Day Scavenger Hunt

    June 28, 2021, 8:00 AM - July 11, 2021, 11:30 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Join our 4th of July virtual scavenger hunt for all ages! Just download the GooseChase app on your phone or mobile device and search for game name Newton Public Library Independence Day Scavenger Hunt or enter game code 7ZDBBX. find as many of the items on our list as you can while competing with other teams. One lucky team will win certificates for ice cream from Cardinal Corner!

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  10. Teen Yogurt Jar Macrame

    June 28, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    We will upcycle a glass Oui yogurt jar to hold a succulent or air plant with a simple macrame holder. Succulent or air plant not included, all other materials are. For grades 6-12 only (grade just completed). You must be pre-registered to attend. Please call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.

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  11. Device Advice

    June 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Need help setting up your new tablet or smartphone? Would you like to learn how to download free library eBooks? Need to know what an app is? Drop-in for free tech help with our Public Services Librarian! Bring along your smartphone or tablet, charging cables, and any passwords you need to use your device. Questions? Please call Becca Klein at 641-792-4108.

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  12. Toddler Storytime

    June 29, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    In-person storytime for children ages 18 months to age 3. Storytime will last for 20 minutes with a simple craft following. Siblings are welcome to attend. Masks are required for all attendees ages 2 and up. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  13. Pint-Sized Polkas!

    June 29, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Nationally known accordion player and children’s polka musician Mike Schneider from Clinton, WI will be performing his Pint Size Polkas program on the Library lawn on Tuesday, June 29th at 1 pm. Bring a blanket to sit on or a lawn chair. Audience participation is encouraged through numerous sing-along and volunteer opportunities, including the “Chicken Dance,” and a theme-fitting edition of “Name that Tune.” Find out why New York Public Library Senior Children's Librarian Warren Truitt says "You want happy? You got it! Tons of fun for young and old!"

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  14. Memory Lab Drop-In Hours

    June 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Now is the perfect time to scan those old family photos! Drop-in on Wednesday mornings for an introduction to our new Memory Lab digitizing equipment. Our Public Services Librarian will be available during these designated hours to demonstrate how to use the equipment and help you start your own digitization project. Don't forget to bring a USB flashdrive and your photos, slides, & documents! Questions? Contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein, at 641-792-4108. The Newton Public Library Memory Lab is made possible through the generosity of the Jasper County Foundation.

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  15. Just for Job-Seekers: Resume and Tech Support at the Newton Public Library

    June 30, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Work on your resume, edit your cover letter, or complete an online application during our job-seeker support hours. Our Public Services Librarian will provide dedicated support for job-seekers on Wednesday afternoons. Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at 641-792-4108 to schedule your appointment.

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Parks & Recreation Calendar

  1. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    June 21, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  2. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 21, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  3. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 21, 2021, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  4. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 22, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  5. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 22, 2021, 1:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  6. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    June 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  7. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 23, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  8. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 23, 2021, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  9. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 24, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  10. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 24, 2021, 1:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  11. Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl - Unforgiven

    June 24, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Maytag Bowl

    We are a country variety band. We play Classic Country, 50's and 60's Rock & Roll, and a little bit of Southern Rock.

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  12. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    June 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  13. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 25, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  14. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  15. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 26, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  16. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 26, 2021, 1:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  17. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 27, 2021, 1:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  18. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    June 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  19. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 28, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  20. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 28, 2021, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  21. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 29, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  22. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 29, 2021, 1:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  23. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    June 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  24. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 30, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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  25. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 30, 2021, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Maytag Pool

    The pool is open to the public daily during the summer months. The pool does periodically close due to weather related issues or other concerns. All pool closing information will be posted on the City's website as a News Flash, as well as on the Newton Park and Recreation's Facebook page. The information will also be released to local radio stations.

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