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Board, Commission and City Events

  1. Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    July 22, 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. Proud to Know Newton Radio Show

    July 22, 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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Library Calendar

  1. July Monthly Mystery Bag

    July 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - July 24, 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! July's theme is "American As Apple Pie!". The July bag will include a selection of books about American history, travel, food, and works by prominent American authors. Registration opens June 21. Call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.

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  2. Adult Take & Make Craft: Mini Watermelon Planter

    July 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - July 26, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Paint your own watermelon flower pot at home! Crafters will need to supply their own paintbrush, all other materials are provided. Supplies are limited and registration is encouraged to reserve a craft kit. Registration opens July 12. Please call 641-792-4108 to register.

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  3. Preschool Storytime

    July 22, 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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  4. Drum Safari

    July 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    During this high-energy, interactive performance, children are invited to join a musical “safari” where they meet different animals from all over the world each set to rhythm. After meeting the animals, each child is given a percussion instrument… and the jungle jam begins! As the rhythms of the animals lock together, an exciting sense of community begins to develop. This program includes interactive songs, dancing, and, of course, DRUMMING! This event will be held on the library lawn, please bring a blanket to sit on. No registration required. Questions? Contact Youth Services Librarian Phyllis Peter at (641) 792-4108

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Parks & Recreation Calendar

  1. Lap Swim at Maytag Pool

    July 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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  2. Open Swim at Maytag Pool

    July 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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  3. Summer Concert Series at Maytag Bowl - Faculty Lounge

    July 22, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Maytag Bowl

    Faculty Lounge is a Des Moines' premier ten-piece, all-teacher, horn-driven, multi-hyphenated old-school funk machine that offers an eclectic assortment of jazz, funk, soul and R & B.

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