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May 10, 2021 - May 15, 2021
100 N 3rd Ave W
May 11, 2021
May 13, 2021
May 17, 2021 - May 24, 2021
100 N 3rd Ave W
May 20, 2021
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.