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  1. August Monthly Mystery Bag

    August 2, 2021, 10:00 AM - August 21, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Wondering what to read next? Check out our 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! August's theme is "Staff Favorites". The August bag will include a selection of the library staff's favorite books from across all genres. These are the books we find ourselves recommending time and time again! The craft is a hanging bloom vase. Registration opens July 19. Call 641-792-4108 to register.

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  2. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    August 4, 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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  3. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 4, 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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  4. Just for Job-Seekers: Resume and Tech Support at the Newton Public Library

    August 4, 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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  5. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 5, 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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  6. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    August 5, 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. Zone 5 Cops & Neighborhoods United Outreach Meeting

    August 5, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Maytag Park West Shelter

    The Newton Police Department invites you to a neighborhood outreach meeting to learn about crime prevention programs within the community and discuss concerns and issues within your neighborhood. Meet the Police Officers assigned to your zone and establish connections with your neighbors. Make sure to bring your lawn chair. We look forward to seeing you!

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  8. Back to School Supply Drive for Ice Cream hosted by United Way of Jasper County

    August 5, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Maytag Park

    Our Savior Lutheran Church and Thrivent have teamed up with United Way of Jasper County and Sea Turtle Ice Cream Company to host a Back To School Supply Drive for Jasper County students. This event is unique because when you donate a minimum of three school supplies you will receive a coupon to enjoy an ice cream treat from Newton's favorite ice cream truck - Sea Turtle Ice Cream Company! Volunteers will be accepting school supply donations from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 5 at Maytag Park. Sea Turtle Ice Cream Company truck will be on hand where you can redeem your coupon for a free treat. Please note the coupons are good only during the event. All supplies will be distributed to Newton and Jasper County schools by United Way of Jasper County.

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  9. Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl - Slipstream

    August 5, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Maytag Bowl

    Free music is invading a park near you this summer... Maytag Park to be specific! Join us for this rescheduled concert featuring local favorite Slipstream! 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. Shows kick off at 7 p.m. and are FREE! Those attending are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets as well as their own food and beverage as they enjoy the music.

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  10. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    August 6, 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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  11. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 6, 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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  12. Grand Opening of Uhlenhopp Arboretum and Sugar Creek Nature Preserve (Jasper County Conservation)

    August 6, 2021, 5:00 PM

    Come enjoy the grand opening of two NEW Jasper County Parks and a chance to be one of the first to explore Uhlenhopp Arboretum and Sugar Creek Nature Preserve. Between the two new parks there is 294 acres of amazing views, hiking, fishing and more. Jasper County Conservation will also be doing the Calvin Winn Memorial Shelter House dedication as well. All are invited, this is a FREE event.

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  13. Coffee with the Mayor

    August 7, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    Mayor Michael L. Hansen will host a Coffee with the Mayor the first Saturday of each month from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Newton Public Library located at 100 N 3rd Ave W. This is an opportunity for residents to connect with the Mayor and share their concerns.

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  14. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 7, 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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  15. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    August 9, 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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  16. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 9, 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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  17. Zone 1 Cops & Neighborhoods United Outreach Meeting

    August 9, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Hillcrest Park

    The Newton Police Department invites you to a neighborhood outreach meeting to learn about crime prevention programs within the community and discuss concerns and issues within your neighborhood. Meet the Police Officers assigned to your zone and establish connections with your neighbors. Make sure to bring your lawn chair. We look forward to seeing you!

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  18. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 10, 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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  19. Newton Farmers' Market hosted by Newton Main Street

    August 10, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Downtown Newton - North 2nd Ave between W 2nd St N & 1st St N

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  20. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    August 11, 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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  21. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 11, 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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  22. Produce Basics (Iowa State University Extension)

    August 11, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Salvation Army

    Produce Basics A new workshop, Produce Basics, will be offered on Wednesday, August 11th from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army of Jasper County, 301 N 2nd Ave E., Newton. The workshop, taught by ISU Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Specialists, is intended for those wanting to learn more about preparing fresh produce. The workshop will review storage, cleaning, and preparing various fresh fruits and vegetables. Numerous resources will be available for participants to take home. There is no cost to attend this workshop. For more information and to register, please contact Kelly Zach at The Salvation Army of Jasper County at 641-792-6131 or Carol Camp campc@iastate.edu

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  23. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 12, 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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  24. Coffee with a Cop

    August 12, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bridgehouse Coffee

    Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation at Bridgehouse Coffee on Thursday, August 12 from 1 - 2 PM. This event is a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. Questions? Contact Officer Britton at 641-791-0850.

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  25. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    August 12, 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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  26. Food Safety Escape Challenge - Child Care Provider Training (Iowa State University Extension)

    August 12, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Jasper County Extension office

    Are you up for the challenge? Explore topics like potentially hazardous foods, cross contamination, cleaning, and temperature to help your team solve the food safety puzzle. Intended audience: Child care providers Format: One 2-hour class Certification: Approved by Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) for Child Care Professional Development Credit and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

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  27. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    August 13, 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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  28. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 13, 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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  29. Newton Main Street's Dog Days Of Summer

    August 14, 2021, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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  30. Newton Main Street's Shop Small Saturday Spotlight

    August 14, 2021, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    This month’s spotlight stores are Farmhouse Creations and Uncle Nancy’s Coffeehouse & Eatery.

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  31. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 14, 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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  32. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    August 16, 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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  33. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 16, 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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  34. Jasper County Books for Little Friends Launch Event

    August 16, 2021, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public LIbrary

    Jasper County Books for Little Friends is pleased to announce that all children under age 5 that reside in Jasper County are eligible to register for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library! Children will receive a free book in the mail once per month until age 5. A launch event for registration is being held at the Newton Public Library on August 16th from 4 to 7 pm. Register your child for the program at this event, and children and their siblings can receive a free ice cream treat from Sea Turtle Ice Cream Truck at the event! Registration forms will also be available soon, so if you can't make it to the event on August 16th, you will still be able to register your child. Participation for Jasper County is sponsored by the Friends of the Newton Public Library, the Jasper Community Foundation and the JMP Early Childhood Initiative.

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  35. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 17, 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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  36. Newton Farmers' Market hosted by Newton Main Street

    August 17, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Downtown Newton - North 2nd Ave between W 2nd St N & 1st St N

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  37. The Art of Henna

    August 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Learn about the art, history, and uses of henna and receive a design from professional henna artist, Sarah Norman of Alternative Artistry. Attendees may wish to bring an apron or wear old clothing. Registration for the program is required and opens on August 9th. Please call the library at 641-792-4108 to register. Ages 18+

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  38. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    August 18, 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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  39. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 18, 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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  40. Just for Job-Seekers: Resume and Tech Support at the Newton Public Library

    August 18, 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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  41. Zone 2 Cops & Neighborhoods United Outreach Meeting

    August 18, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Woodland Park South Shelter

    The Newton Police Department invites you to a neighborhood outreach meeting to learn about crime prevention programs within the community and discuss concerns and issues within your neighborhood. Meet the Police Officers assigned to your zone and establish connections with your neighbors. Make sure to bring your lawn chair. We look forward to seeing you!

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  42. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 19, 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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  43. Teen Board Game Club

    August 19, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Join us for teen board game club! Learn how to play games like Catan, Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo, and Forbidden Island. New and expert players are both welcome! No registration necessary. A light snack will be provided, please contact Youth Services Librarian, Phyllis Peter at 792-4108 if you have any food allergies we need to be aware of.

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  44. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    August 19, 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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  45. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    August 20, 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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  46. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 20, 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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  47. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    August 21, 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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  48. Newton Farmers' Market hosted by Newton Main Street

    August 24, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Downtown Newton - North 2nd Ave between W 2nd St N & 1st St N

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  49. Zone 6 Cops & Neighborhoods United Outreach Meeting

    August 24, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Aurora Park Shelter

    The Newton Police Department invites you to a neighborhood outreach meeting to learn about crime prevention programs within the community and discuss concerns and issues within your neighborhood. Meet the Police Officers assigned to your zone and establish connections with your neighbors. Make sure to bring your lawn chair. We look forward to seeing you!

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  50. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    August 26, 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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  51. Coffee with a Cop

    August 27, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Uncle Nancy’s Coffee

    Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation at Uncle Nancy's Coffee from 9 - 10 AM on Friday, August 27. This event is a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. Questions? Contact Officer Britton at 641-791-0850.

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  52. Zone 3 Cops & Neighborhoods United Outreach Meeting

    August 30, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Agnes Patterson Park North Shelter

    The Newton Police Department invites you to a neighborhood outreach meeting to learn about crime prevention programs within the community and discuss concerns and issues within your neighborhood. Meet the Police Officers assigned to your zone and establish connections with your neighbors. Make sure to bring your lawn chair. We look forward to seeing you!

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  53. Newton Farmers' Market hosted by Newton Main Street

    August 31, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Downtown Newton - North 2nd Ave between W 2nd St N & 1st St N

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