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  1. Calendar Overlay Board, Commissions and City Events (7)
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Board, Commissions and City Events

  1. National Peace Officers Memorial Day

    May 15, 2021, All Day

    In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

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  2. National Emergency Medical Services Week

    May 16, 2021 - May 22, 2021

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  3. National Public Works Week

    May 16, 2021 - May 23, 2021

    National Public Works Week honors the vital contribution public works professionals make every day to communities all across North America. We invite the public to celebrate their quiet dedication and indispensable influence on our way of life.

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  4. Regular City Council Meeting

    May 17, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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  5. Park Board Meeting

    May 19, 2021, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM @ Electronic Meeting via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86255869103?pwd=MWoxaHVSY0t3VnBjQTZrK2ZkRHNEZz09 or Website Streaming at https://www.newtongov.org/CivicMedia

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  6. Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    May 27, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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  7. City Buildings & Offices Closed

    May 31, 2021, All Day

    All City of Newton municipal buildings and offices will be closed on Monday, May 31.

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Community Calendar

  1. Newton Diversity Alliance's Make-At-Home Spring Rolls Event

    May 10, 2021 - May 20, 2021

    Learn how to make spring rolls in the comfort of your home as part of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month! You will be provided a kit with ingredients to make 5 spring rolls and an instructional video featuring Teresa Hoang, owner of Viet-Thai Taste restaurant. Proceeds to benefit Newton Diversity Alliance.

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  2. Jasper County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

    May 13, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Jasper County Courthouse

    In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day; the calendar week is known as National Police Week. Established by Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. Locally, we know that sacrifice all too well. We have lost several members of law enforcement in Newton and Jasper County, including Newton Police Officer Bobby Barrickman, Newton Police Officer Daniel McPherren, and Newton Police Lieutenant Pat Richardson, Prairie City Police Officer Rusty Hewitt, and Jasper County Sheriff's Reserve Captain Howard Holdefer. Please join us in honoring the sacrifice and legacy of these law enforcement officers. The annual Jasper County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will occur on May 13 at 5:30 p.m. on the north lawn at the Jasper County Courthouse.

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  3. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    May 13, 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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  4. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    May 20, 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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  5. Newton YMCA's Senior Health & Fitness Day

    May 26, 2021, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Newton YMCA

    Come out to the Newton Y to see what your community has to offer at Senior Health and Fitness Fair! There will be walking time on the indoor track, a free breakfast, entertainment, door prizes, and a wide variety of vendors to cover all of the services that we can provide for seniors in the area. This year the fair will be May 26 from 8 AM - 10 AM, with the walking track opening at 7:30 AM. We look forward to seeing you!

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  6. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    May 27, 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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  7. Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl - Slipstream

    May 27, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Maytag Bowl

    Slipstream‘s music is a mix of classic and soft rock from the 70’s through today representing groups including: Boston, The Knack, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benetar, The Eagles, Adele, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Heart, Journey, AC/DC, Donnie Iris, Etta James, KT Tunstall, Led Zepplin, Van Morrison, Cheap Trick, Train, Cobie Calliat, Katrina and the Waves, and Chris Isaak.

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Library Calendar

  1. May Monthly Mystery Bag

    May 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - May 17, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Wondering what to read next? Check out our new monthly mystery bags for adults! Mystery bags have a different theme every month and contain a surprise selection of 4-5 books and movies, an adult craft, and other treats. Return the books and movies when you're done with them - keep the other goodies! May's theme is "Famous Faces". The May bag will include a selection of biographies and fiction books about some of history's most interesting and well-known figures. The craft is a button monogram on canvas. Registration opens April 19th. Call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.

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  2. Food for Fines

    May 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Pay down your library fines with food! During the week of May 10th, the Newton Public Library will be accepting non-perishable food donations as payment for overdue library fines. Donations will not be accepted for missing or damaged items. Expired food will not be accepted. Donations will be given to the Salvation Army Food Bank in Newton. 1 item = $1.00 in fines.

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  3. Memory Lab Drop-In Hours

    May 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Now is the perfect time to scan those old family photos! Drop-in on Tuesday 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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  4. Toddler Storytime

    May 11, 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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  5. Just for Job-Seekers: Resume and Tech Support at the Newton Public Library

    May 11, 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 Tuesday afternoons. Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at 641-792-4108 to schedule your appointment.

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  6. Preschool Storytime

    May 13, 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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  7. Adult Take & Make Craft: Felt Bird Bookmark

    May 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - May 24, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Make a simple felt bird bookmark at home with this free adult craft kit! Crafters will need to supply their own scissors and glue. All other materials will be included in the craft kit. Supplies are limited and registration is encouraged to reserve a craft kit. Registration opens May 10. Please call 641-792-4108 to register.

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  8. Toddler Storytime

    May 18, 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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  9. Preschool Storytime

    May 20, 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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  10. Memory Lab Drop-In Hours

    May 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Now is the perfect time to scan those old family photos! Drop-in on Tuesday 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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  11. Toddler Storytime

    May 25, 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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  12. Just for Job-Seekers: Resume and Tech Support at the Newton Public Library

    May 25, 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 Tuesday afternoons. Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at 641-792-4108 to schedule your appointment.

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  13. Preschool Storytime

    May 27, 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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  14. Library Closed for Memorial Day

    May 31, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    The Newton Public Library will be closed on May 31st, in observance of Memorial Day.

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