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Board, Commissions and City Events

  1. Park Board Meeting

    June 16, 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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Library Calendar

  1. June Monthly Mystery Bag

    June 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 19, 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! June's theme is "Beach Reads". The June bag will include a selection of books and movies about travel, sun-filled vacations, and adventures in faraway places. The craft is a hand-painted cactus rock planter. Registration opens May 17. Call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Memory Lab Drop-In Hours

    June 16, 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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  5. Summer Series Book Club

    June 16, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    Find your next favorite novel with our summer book club series! The book club meets on the library lawn and will read the first book in a different popular series each month. Copies of the books can be picked up at the library information desk. Don't forget to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on! Teens and adults welcome. Book selections are as follows: June - "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", July - "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency", August - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy",

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

    June 16, 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. Teen Beach Pebble Cactus Art

    June 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    We will paint large beach pebbles as cactus and "plant" them in a pot. For grades 6-12 only (grade just completed) and you must be pre-registered. Call 641-792-4108 to register.

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Parks & Recreation Calendar

  1. Toddler Time at Maytag Pool

    June 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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  2. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 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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  3. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    June 16, 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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