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  1. Calendar Overlay Library Events (20)
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Library Events

  1. Storytime in the Parks

    June 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Week 2Location: Lions Park GazeboJoin us for stories, songs, and family FUN in a different Urbandale Park every week!Target age: 2-8, families welcome!The Urbandale Public Library and Parks and Rec Department have partnered together to bring you Storytime in the Parks every Tuesday morning at 10:00 AM and Thursday evening at 6:30 PM at different Urbandale Parks each week June 15-August 12. Grab one of our Parks Passports for a full schedule and see how many parks in Urbandale you can visit! No registration required.There will be no Storytime in the Parks during adverse weather. You can watch for cancellations due to weather by following our Facebook, Twitter, or checking our online calendar the day of the event.

  2. STEAM Stop-In

    June 22, 2021, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Library Outside

    Starting the second week of June, join us for cool hands on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Dissect an owl pellet, engineer towers, make shimmering nebula art, and more! Stop in anytime during the program to enjoy art and experiments at your own pace. (STEAM activities will be the same both days of each week.) Target age: 6-12, siblings welcome!Location: Location: Outside, Front of the Library, on the North End.  Registration encouraged but not required.Please note: All children under 10 must be supervised by an adult at programs and while in the Library.

  3. Active Adults: Jukebox Bingo

    June 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    Join us for Jukebox Music Bingo! In this fun twist on bingo we'll listen to snippets of the most popular songs from the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s and match them with the titles on bingo cards. (Don't worry, if you aren't sure of the name of the song, we'll reveal the title before moving onto the next clip.) We'll even have a few small prizes for the winners! Ages 18+ only. We'll meet in-person at the Library in Meeting Room A/B. Limit of 20 participants to maintain social distancing. Please wear a mask. Register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

  4. Zoom Rise & Shine

    June 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Join Miss Jacque for music, movement, and FUN! We’ll do about 30 minutes of singing, dancing, rhyming, and chanting, with a story for cool-down time. Recommended for ages 2-7, siblings welcome! Location: ZoomThis program will be presented via Zoom. Be sure to include an email address when you register. We will email participants a link before the event. Please only register once per household.

  5. Teen Drawing: Graphic Novels and Manga

    June 23, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    POSTPONED- Check back for new dateWednesday, June 23 & Thursday, June 24 @ 3:00 - 4:30 PMTeens will learn about drawing in the style of Manga and graphic novels with a guest instructor from the Des Moines Art Center. During two 90-minute sessions, you’ll practice your technique and make your own creations to take home!Ages 12-17 only. In-person at the Library in Meeting Room A/B. Registering for the first session on Wednesday, June 23 will save your spot for both sessions. 

  6. STEAM Stop-In

    June 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Urbandale Public Library at Library Outside

    Starting the second week of June, join us for cool hands on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Dissect an owl pellet, engineer towers, make shimmering nebula art, and more! Stop in anytime during the program to enjoy art and experiments at your own pace. (STEAM activities will be the same both days of each week.) Target age: 6-12, siblings welcome!Location: Location: Outside, Front of the Library, on the North End.  Registration encouraged but not required.Please note: All children under 10 must be supervised by an adult at programs and while in the Library.

  7. Brown Bag Book Club

    June 24, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    Brown Bag Book Club meets on the last Thursday of each month at 12:00 Noon. This month's discussion title is The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradel.  We'll meet in person at the library in Meeting Room A/B.  Pre-registration is required; please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.    Masks are no longer required; please wear one if feel more comfortable doing so.  The tables and chairs will be arranged to allow for social distancing.  

  8. Teen Drawing: Graphic Novels and Manga

    June 24, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    POSTPONED- Check back for new dateWednesday, June 23 & Thursday, June 24 @ 3:00 - 4:30 PMTeens will learn about drawing in the style of Manga and graphic novels with a guest instructor from the Des Moines Art Center. During two 90-minute sessions, you’ll practice your technique and make your own creations to take home!Ages 12-17 only. In-person at the Library in Meeting Room A/B. Click here to register for the first session on Wednesday, June 23 to save your spot for both sessions. 

  9. Storytime in the Parks

    June 24, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Week 2Location: Lions Park GazeboJoin us for stories, songs, and family FUN in a different Urbandale Park every week!Target age: 2-8, families welcome!The Urbandale Public Library and Parks and Rec Department have partnered together to bring you Storytime in the Parks every Tuesday morning at 10:00 AM and Thursday evening at 6:30 PM at different Urbandale Parks each week June 15-August 12. Grab one of our Parks Passports for a full schedule and see how many parks in Urbandale you can visit! No registration required.There will be no Storytime in the Parks during adverse weather. You can watch for cancellations due to weather by following our Facebook, Twitter, or checking our online calendar the day of the event.

  10. Fantastic Friday Craft Kits-to-Go!

    June 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Each Friday in June we will provide a different fun, hands-on, craft project or activity to take home and enjoy! Target Age: Preschool and upAvailable to grab in the Children’s Section of the library during Grab 'n Go hours (click here for current service hours), while supplies last.  Please note: These are Craft ‘Kits-to-Go’ and take home because we do not have seating and space for doing crafts in the library at this time. We ask that you do not take more than one craft kit per child in your household each week. 

  11. Comedy Juggling Show Plus Great Big Bubbles

    June 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Urbandale Public Library at Library Outside

    Bring the whole family to see balls, clubs, rings, and more sent flying through the air! Performer Jason Kollum provides tons of comedy, improvisation, and audience participation. After the show, Jason will dazzle and delight with hundreds of bubbles at a time, including GIANT bubbles! Target audience: FamiliesLocation: Outside the library on the South side. Registration encouraged but not required.

  12. Friday Flicks: The Pink Panther

    June 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    We’re pleased to announce the return of our popular Friday Flicks program this Summer! Stop by the Library for a free movie for adults ages 18+.  This month we are showing movies with colors in the title to align with our Summer Reading Program theme, "Reading Colors Your World." The Pink Panther (Not Rated/ 1963/ 113 minutes) Maladroit French police inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) attempts to foil high-society thieves who have targeted a prize jewel called the Pink Panther.Limit of 20 participants to maintain social distancing. Register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

  13. Zoom Storytime

    June 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Share a story with Miss Jacque! This interactive storytime will give us a chance to see our friends, talk together, and read a few stories.   Recommended for ages 2-6, siblings welcome!Location: ZoomThis program will be presented via Zoom. Be sure to include an email address when you register. We will email participants a link before the event. Please only register once per household.

  14. Monday Messy Play

    June 28, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Library Outside

    Get a little messy, then leave it at the library! Drop by any time during the program for some messy play at your own pace. We’ll get into paint, water, water beads, and more. Remember to bring an art shirt or dress for a mess!  Target age: 1-7, siblings welcome!Location: Outside, Front of the Library, on the North End.  Registration encouraged but not required. Please note: All children under 10 must be supervised by an adult at programs and while in the Library.

  15. Urbandale Public Library Foundation Board Meeting

    June 28, 2021, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

  16. Urbandale Public Library Board of Trustees

    June 28, 2021, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

  17. Storytime in the Parks

    June 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Week 3Location: Dunlap ArboretumJoin us for stories, songs, and family FUN in a different Urbandale Park every week!Target age: 2-8, families welcome!The Urbandale Public Library and Parks and Rec Department have partnered together to bring you Storytime in the Parks every Tuesday morning at 10:00 AM and Thursday evening at 6:30 PM at different Urbandale Parks each week June 15-August 12. Grab one of our Parks Passports for a full schedule and see how many parks in Urbandale you can visit! No registration required.There will be no Storytime in the Parks during adverse weather. You can watch for cancellations due to weather by following our Facebook, Twitter, or checking our online calendar the day of the event.

  18. 2021 Teen "All Iowa Reads" Author Visit: Randy Ribay

    June 29, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library

    CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER:https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MOeAw_GAS9KFbbJBBfhB8g The Iowa Center for the Book is excited to sponsor virtual visits in 2021 from each of the All Iowa Reads authors! Join Randy Ribay, author of the 2021 All Iowa Reads title Patron Saints of Nothing for an hour of conversation between the author and a moderator followed by time for questions from the audience. Reading the All Iowa Reads book is encouraged but not required, and attendees will be able to submit questions to the author during the webinar via the chat function.

  19. STEAM Stop-In

    June 29, 2021, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Library Outside

    Starting the second week of June, join us for cool hands on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Dissect an owl pellet, engineer towers, make shimmering nebula art, and more! Stop in anytime during the program to enjoy art and experiments at your own pace. (STEAM activities will be the same both days of each week.) Target age: 6-12, siblings welcome!Location: Location: Outside, Front of the Library, on the North End.  Registration encouraged but not required.Please note: All children under 10 must be supervised by an adult at programs and while in the Library.

  20. Zoom Rise & Shine

    June 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Join Miss Jacque for music, movement, and FUN! We’ll do about 30 minutes of singing, dancing, rhyming, and chanting, with a story for cool-down time. Recommended for ages 2-7, siblings welcome! Location: ZoomThis program will be presented via Zoom. Be sure to include an email address when you register. We will email participants a link before the event. Please only register once per household.

Local Storm Water Events

  1. Iowa Weeds and Invasive Plant Identification Road Trips Across Iowa Webinar

    June 23, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Official Meetings

  1. Urbandale Sanitary Sewer District Meeting

    June 24, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ City Hall

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Official Meetings (Council Portal)

  1. City Council Lunch & Learn - June 22 2021

    June 22, 2021, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM @ Council Chambers - 3600 86th St.

    https://urbandale.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/19732?handle=5F51A842C9A346919298FF6597EE0E95

  2. City Council - June 29 2021

    June 29, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers - 3600 86th St.