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Community Events

  1. Public Safety Touch a Truck

    July 28, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Urbandale Police Department

    Join us for the National Night Out Pre-Party Event! This Touch A Truck Event will be a fundraising event for the Urbandale Food Pantry. Admission is free but donations (food, personal items, etc.) will be accepted for the Urbandale Food Pantry. Their truck will be onsite.

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Library Events

  1. Storytime in the Parks

    July 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Week 7Location: Walnut Creek Regional Park Open ShelterJoin 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. Brown Bag Book Club

    July 27, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    Brown Bag Book Club meets on the last Tuesday and Thursday of each month at 12:00 Noon. This month's discussion title is This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger.We'll meet in person at the library in Meeting Room A/B.  Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.  

  3. STEAM Stop-In

    July 27, 2021, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Library Outside

    Join us for cool hands on-STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities. Engineer plastic cup towers, make sun art, slime, and more! Stop in anytime during the program to enjoy art and experiments at your own pace. (Activities will be the same at each STEAM Stop-In session during the week.) Target age: 6-12, 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.

  4. Active Adults

    July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    Join us for a special craft (stay tuned for craft announcement) or just relax and spend some time coloring or putting together puzzles! Ages 18+ only. Limited seating to maintain social distancing. Register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

  5. Zoom Rise & Shine

    July 28, 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! This 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.

  6. Teen Drawing: Graphic Novels and Manga

    July 28, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    Wednesday, July 28 & Thursday, July 29 @ 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, July 28 will save your spot for both sessions. 

  7. STEAM Stop-In

    July 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Urbandale Public Library at Library Outside

    Join us for cool hands on-STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities. Engineer plastic cup towers, make sun art, slime, and more! Stop in anytime during the program to enjoy art and experiments at your own pace. (Activities will be the same at each STEAM Stop-In session during the week.) Target age: 6-12, 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.

  8. Brown Bag Book Club

    July 29, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Brown Bag Book Club meets on the last Tuesday and Thursday of each month at 12:00 Noon. This month's discussion title is This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger.We'll meet in person at the library in Meeting Room A/B.  Please register online or by calling 515-278-3945.  

  9. Teen Drawing: Graphic Novels and Manga

    July 29, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at Meeting Room A/B

    Wednesday, July 28 & Thursday, July 29 @ 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, July 28 to save your spot for both sessions. 

  10. Storytime in the Parks

    July 29, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Week 7Location: Walnut Creek Regional Park Open ShelterJoin 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.

  11. Fantastic Friday Craft Kits-to-Go!

    July 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library

    Each Friday in July we will provide a different fun, hands-on, craft project or activity to take home and enjoy! (While supplies last.) Target Age: Preschool and up.

  12. Mikayla Oz Magic Show

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

    Enjoy a funny, interactive magic show with local sensation Mikayla Oz! Featuring an appearance by Bubbles, a real, highly trained magic bird! This 40-minute magic show is fun and excitement for the whole family (aimed at ages 3 and up). Location: Charles Gabus Memorial Tree Park, a 2-minute walk South of the Library. Registration encouraged but not required. 

  13. Friday Flicks: My Fellow Americans

    July 30, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Urbandale Public Library at ICN Room

    Stop by the Library for a free movie for adults ages 18+. This July we are featuring patriotic movies!My Fellow Americans(PG-13/ 1996/ 101 minutes)Two former U.S. presidents, who loathe each other, find themselves traveling together on a road trip to the White House to investigate a scandal involving the current president. Featuring Dan Aykroyd, James Garner, and Jack Lemmon.Limited seating to maintain social distancing. Register online or by calling 515-278-3945.

Official Meetings

  1. Urbandale Sanitary Sewer District Meeting

    July 29, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ City Hall

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Official Meetings (Council Portal)

  1. City Council - July 27, 2021

    July 27, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Council Chambers - 3600 86th St.

    https://urbandale.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/20552?handle=3B1090A7BC2F4F0F9FC87D54994C8B36