Upcoming Events

Friends of NISO Garden Tour

Start date: July 6, 2017

End date: July 7, 2017

Time: July 6: 4PM - 8PM; July 7: 9AM - 1PM

Location: Sioux Center, IA

The Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra Friend Board (Friends of NISO) is sponsoring a garden tour on Thursday, July 6 from 4pm-8pm and Friday, July 7 from 9am-1pm. Tour gardens are at the homes of Brent and Mary Hulstein (752 3rd St. Circle NE, Sioux Center), Teres View Condos (1073 Teres View Dr. Sioux Center), Kyle and Jade Van Holland (3868 Indian Ave, Sioux Center) and at Heritage Village (1271 7th Street. NE, Sioux Center). Truffles will be served at Ground Effects (2075 S. Main, Sioux Center).

Tickets are $15 and are available at the Sioux Center Chamber Office; Jubon Juweelen, Orange City; and Iowa State Extension Offices in Sioux, Lyon, O’Brien and Osceola counties. Tickets will also be available at each garden site both days. All proceeds are to support the NISO Student Scholarship Fund.

Building a Better Craft at Sioux Center Public Library

Date: July 8, 2017

Time: 1:30PM

Location: Sioux Center Public Library

All teens and adults are invited to join the Sioux Center Library in Building A Better Craft with Judy as she makes jewelry on Saturday, July 8 at 1:30pm. Learn some cool jewelry techniques! Space is limited, so sign up soon at www.siouxcenterlibrary.org.

Lifelight Free One Day Christian Music Festival

Date: July 8, 2017

Time: 3PM - 10PM

Location: Spirit Lake, IA

Lifelight ministries is hosting a FREE one day Christian music festival event at Boji Bay on Saturday, July 8 from 3-10pm. This festival will feature Kutless, Bread of Stone, and the Stunt Dudes BMX team, as well as Alan Greene and Josh Brewer.

Okoboji Summer Theatre – “Footloose”

Start date: July 4, 2017

End date: July 9, 2017

Time: Tues Matinee: 4:30PM, Wed - Sat: 8PM, Sat Matinee: 4:30PM, Sun: 6PM

Location: Spirit Lake, IA

Okoboji Summer Theatre presents

Footloose

Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie; Music by Tom Snow and Lyrics by Dean Pritchford

July 4 – 9, 2017

Director: Liz Picolli

A Tony Award-nominated high-energy, fast-paced musical!

Curtain Time: Tuesday Matinee at 4:30pm, Wednesday – Saturday at 8pm, Saturday Matinee at 4:30pm, Sunday Evening at 6pm

Ticket Prices: $20, with student/senior/military discounts available

Box office: (712) 332-7773 or email at boxoffice@okobojisummertheatre.org

Heartsaver CPR Class

Date: July 11, 2017

Time: 6:30PM - 10PM

Location: Sioux Center Health

Sioux Center Health is providing a Heartsaver CPR Class on Tuesday, July 11 from 6:30 – 10pm in conference room 2. Come and learn techniques on how to save lives of infants, children, and adults in a cardiac arrest  through high-quality Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Cost is $30. To sign up, contact Barb Vermeer at 722-8228.

ISU Extension Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day

Date: July 12, 2017

Time: 9AM

Location: Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm, Sutherland, IA

Farmers and the public are invited to attend Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach’s Annual Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day on Wednesday, July 12 at the Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Sutherland. Check-in and registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will present timely research and crop production information throughout the morning. Topics and speakers will include:

  • The 2017-2018 Crop Market Outlook: The Search for Higher Prices presented by Chad Hart, ISU Extension Economist
  • Soybean Aphids and Insecticide Resistance presented by Erin Hodgson, ISU Extension Entomologist
  • Where are we with Aerial Imaging and UAV’s? presented by Ryan Bergman, ISU department of Ag and Biosystems Engineering, Precision Ag Specialist
  • Agronomic and Weed Management Issues from the 2017 Growing Season presented by Joel DeJong and Paul Kassel, ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomists

Following the morning program, lunch will be provided for a minimal charge. The Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm is located and 6320 500th Street near Sutherland, Iowa.

For more information, contact Joel DeJong at 712-546-7835 or jldejong@iastate.edu

Unity Christian Booster Club Golf Outing

Date: July 14, 2017

Time: 1:00PM - 7:00PM

Location: Landsmeer Golf Club, Orange City, IA

The Unity Christian School Booster Club is sponsoring their annual golf outing on Friday, July 14, 2017, at the Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City. Registration for the 4-person, 18-hole event is scheduled to begin at 1pm with a 2pm shotgun start and pork loin supper to follow at 6pm. Fee for 18 holes of golf and the meal is $100. Golf only is $80, $20 for those who want to join only for the 6pm supper. Contact Al Bandstra at 712-722-0402 or abandstra@siouxcenterchristian.com with your group-of-four no later than July 2. If you just have a double, or a single, let the Booster Club know and they’ll find a team for you.

Prepared Childbirth Class

Start date: July 14, 2017

End date: July 15, 2017

Time: Fri: 6PM-9PM, Sat: 9AM-3PM

Location: Sioux Center Health

Sioux Center Health is providing a Prepared Childbirth Class on Friday, July 14  from 6 – 9pm and Saturday, July 15 from 9 – 3pm in the hospital conference room. This free prenatal class is designed to prepare you for labor, delivery, breastfeeding, transition to parenthood, and baby care skills. Friday night and Saturday noon meal will be provided. To register, call Central Scheduling at 722-8134.

Maker Fun Factory VBS

Start date: July 24, 2017

End date: July 27, 2017

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:20 p.m.

Location: Bethel CRC, Sioux Center

Sign up now for Bethel Christian Reformed Church’s Vacation Bible School: Maker Fun Factory. The VBS program runs July 24-27 from 5:30-8:20 p.m. Children who are 5-years old by July 24 through children who are in 4th grade are eligible for online registration at www.bethelsc.org.

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