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  1. SE Florence Drive Lane Closures

    October 3, 2018 - October 17, 2018

    Concrete patching will be taking place on SE Florence Drive from SE Westown Parkway to SE Tallgrass Lane. A couple of these repairs are the full width of the street, thus lane closures are necessary.

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  2. Tot Lot

    October 17, 2018, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Public Works Facility

    Romp, stomp and play! We have the set-up to meet your children's activity and social needs this fall and winter. With toddler toys ranging from blocks to tunnels and mats, there's no shortage of action here. We provide the fun, parents provide the supervision in this open gym for toddlers. Tot Lot will be cancelled when Waukee Schools are delayed and/or if there is inclement weather. Tot Lot will be closed 11/12, 12/24 and 2/18, but will be open the week of Spring Break.

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  3. Storytimes at the Library

    October 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    TODDLER TIME - 10am & 11am For children 18 mo. to 3 yrs old 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - 10am & 11am For children 3 to 5 yrs old 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance will be a first-come-first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

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  4. Cyber Security 101

    October 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Waukee Public Library

    This short training session by the State of Iowa-Information Security Officer, Alison Radl, will cover the basics of cyber security with tips and techniques for more secure browsing. Come ready to learn and ask questions!

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  5. Park Board Meeting

    October 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Waukee City Hall

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  6. Songs & Stories

    October 18, 2018, 6:15 PM - 6:40 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to enjoy 20-25 minutes of fun songs and stories with one of our youth services librarians. No registration required.

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  7. WPLFF Fall Book Sale - Members Pre-Sale

    October 19, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    Friends Foundation members get first dibs at the Members Only sale on the Friday before the book sale starts. Not a member? You can join before you shop! Become a member- https://form.jotform.com/70443633927156

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  8. WPLFF Fall Book Sale

    October 20, 2018, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    The Waukee Public Library Friends Foundation will be holding their Fall Semi-Annual Book Sale on Saturday, April 21st, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If you love books and are looking for great deals, head to the library to stock up on all kinds of used books, magazines, movies, and more!

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  9. DIY Storytime

    October 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Families are encouraged to drop-in during open Saturday hours to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff.

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  10. *NEW DATE* 2018 Two-Person Soup Scramble Tournament

    October 21, 2018, 1:00 PM @ Sugar Creek Golf Course

    Play in this two-person, 8" cup tournament on Sunday, Oct. 21. The shotgun start is at 1 p.m. The cost per group is $60, and it includes a soup dinner after tournament play. Call 515-987-5247 for more information.

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  11. The Devil has my Consent

    October 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    In 1692 more than 200 people were accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts and 20 were executed. Why? What happened to create such hysteria? Were the accusers possessed? Experiencing delusions caused by eating spoiled grain? Come discover the real story behind the behind the Salem Witch Trials at this fascinating presentation by historian Kathy Wilson. This event is sponsored by the Waukee Public Library Friends Foundation.

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  12. Tot Lot

    October 22, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Public Works Facility

    Romp, stomp and play! We have the set-up to meet your children's activity and social needs this fall and winter. With toddler toys ranging from blocks to tunnels and mats, there's no shortage of action here. We provide the fun, parents provide the supervision in this open gym for toddlers. Tot Lot will be cancelled when Waukee Schools are delayed and/or if there is inclement weather. Tot Lot will be closed 11/12, 12/24 and 2/18, but will be open the week of Spring Break.

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  13. Books & Babies

    October 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Waukee Public Library

    15 minutes of songs, rhymes, and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. For infants (0-17 mo.) and caregivers. All storytime attendance is on a first-come-first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

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  14. Storytimes at the Library

    October 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:15 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    BOOKS & BABIES - 11am For infants 0-17 mo. & caregivers 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. TODDLER TIME - 10am & 11am For children 18 mo. to 3 yrs old 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - 10am & 11am For children 3 to 5 yrs old 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance will be a first-come first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

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  15. Creature Feature : Hocus Pocus

    October 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    Is there a better way to get ready for Halloween than by watching a monster movie? We don’t think so! Join us for two special Halloween movie nights…if you dare. Movies are free and spooky treats will be available. No registration is required. October 23rd at 6pm – Hocus Pocus (PG

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  16. Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

    October 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Waukee City Hall

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  17. Tot Lot

    October 24, 2018, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Public Works Facility

    Romp, stomp and play! We have the set-up to meet your children's activity and social needs this fall and winter. With toddler toys ranging from blocks to tunnels and mats, there's no shortage of action here. We provide the fun, parents provide the supervision in this open gym for toddlers. Tot Lot will be cancelled when Waukee Schools are delayed and/or if there is inclement weather. Tot Lot will be closed 11/12, 12/24 and 2/18, but will be open the week of Spring Break.

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  18. Storytimes at the Library

    October 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    TODDLER TIME - 10am & 11am For children 18 mo. to 3 yrs old 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - 10am & 11am For children 3 to 5 yrs old 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance will be a first-come-first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

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  19. Songs & Stories

    October 25, 2018, 6:15 PM - 6:40 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    Families with children ages 0-5 are invited to enjoy 20-25 minutes of fun songs and stories with one of our youth services librarians. No registration required.

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  20. Self-Defense 101

    October 25, 2018, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    Empower yourself in this self-defense class! We’ll discuss prevention and risk avoidance, while concentrating on the basics of hands-on self-defense training. Class will be taught by Dallas County Officer Adam Infante who has over 18 years of experience in law enforcement and a 2nd Degree black belt in HapKiDo. Come ready to learn and ask questions! This class will be physical with light contact. Please dress accordingly. Register here: https://waukeepubliclibrary.org/events/self-defense-101

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  21. Beastly Potter Party

    October 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    All ages of Harry Potter fans should attend this enchanted evening. There will be live magical creatures from the Blank Park Zoo and many other beastly and magical activities. The first 100 guests will receive a free magic wand pen. All guests will have the chance to enter a drawing for two free tickets to the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert with the Des Moines Symphony at the Des Moines Civic Center on January 25 & 26, 2019. No registration required.

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  22. Haunted House

    October 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Centennial Park Enclosed Shelter

    The Waukee Park Board sponsors an annual haunted house. Enter if you dare, but be prepared to be scared. This haunted house is not suggested for young children.

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  23. DIY Storytime

    October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Families are encouraged to drop-in during open Saturday hours to read some special stories and complete an activity specially selected by our Youth Services Staff.

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  24. A Fantastic Beastly Escape Room

    October 27, 2018, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM @ Waukee Public Library

    Teams of 6 will be magically sealed in a room at the library. Teams will need to work together to solve clues about J.K. Rowling’s magical world in order to break the spell and exit the room. Recommended for fans of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Teens (grades 6+) and adults are welcome to participate in this event. Registration is required.

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  25. A Fantastic Beastly Escape Room

    October 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Waukee Public Library

    Teams of 6 will be magically sealed in a room at the library. Teams will need to work together to solve clues about J.K. Rowling’s magical world in order to break the spell and exit the room. Recommended for fans of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Teens (grades 6+) and adults are welcome to participate in this event. Registration is required.

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  26. Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    October 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Waukee Public Safety Building

    The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding your home of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring pills for disposal. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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  27. A Fantastic Beastly Escape Room

    October 27, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Waukee Public Library

    Teams of 6 will be magically sealed in a room at the library. Teams will need to work together to solve clues about J.K. Rowling’s magical world in order to break the spell and exit the room. Recommended for fans of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Teens (grades 6+) and adults are welcome to participate in this event. Registration is required.

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  28. STEM Expo

    October 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ www.waukeepubliclibrary.org

    FIRST Tech Challenge & FIRST Lego League Expo 2018 FIRST Tech Challenge & FIRST Lego League Demonstration Day Presented by FTC Team Thunder & FLL Teams Wolves and DSM Pi Come learn about FIRST and robotics and how you can learn and start your own team next year! We will have live demonstrations of both the FTC robot (and field) as well as the First Lego League EV3. All Systems Go!

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  29. Crafternoon for Adults

    October 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    Adults need crafty time too! Get together with your friends and neighbors to have some crafty fun creating one fun and easy craft. All supplies will be provided by the library. Registration opens 3 weeks before the event date. https://waukeepubliclibrary.org/events/crafternoon-1

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  30. Haunted House

    October 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Centennial Park Enclosed Shelter

    The Waukee Park Board sponsors an annual haunted house. Enter if you dare, but be prepared to be scared. This haunted house is not suggested for young children.

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  31. Halloween Open House with Waukee Public Safety

    October 28, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Waukee Public Safety Building

    The Waukee Police and Fire Departments invites kids in the community to stop by the Waukee Public Safety Building for treats, fun and surprises. Put on those costumes and stop by for the Halloween Open House!

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  32. Tot Lot

    October 29, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Public Works Facility

    Romp, stomp and play! We have the set-up to meet your children's activity and social needs this fall and winter. With toddler toys ranging from blocks to tunnels and mats, there's no shortage of action here. We provide the fun, parents provide the supervision in this open gym for toddlers. Tot Lot will be cancelled when Waukee Schools are delayed and/or if there is inclement weather. Tot Lot will be closed 11/12, 12/24 and 2/18, but will be open the week of Spring Break.

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  33. Books & Babies

    October 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Waukee Public Library

    15 minutes of songs, rhymes, and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. For infants (0-17 mo.) and caregivers. All storytime attendance is on a first-come-first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

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  34. Storytimes at the Library

    October 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:15 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    BOOKS & BABIES - 11am For infants 0-17 mo. & caregivers 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. TODDLER TIME - 10am & 11am For children 18 mo. to 3 yrs old 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - 10am & 11am For children 3 to 5 yrs old 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance will be a first-come first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

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  35. Waukee Beggars' Night

    October 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Each year, the kids in the Waukee community put on their costumes and go door-to-door on Beggars' Night. This trick-or-treating event takes place citywide on October 30 from 6-8 p.m.

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  36. Tot Lot

    October 31, 2018, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Public Works Facility

    Romp, stomp and play! We have the set-up to meet your children's activity and social needs this fall and winter. With toddler toys ranging from blocks to tunnels and mats, there's no shortage of action here. We provide the fun, parents provide the supervision in this open gym for toddlers. Tot Lot will be cancelled when Waukee Schools are delayed and/or if there is inclement weather. Tot Lot will be closed 11/12, 12/24 and 2/18, but will be open the week of Spring Break.

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  37. Storytimes at the Library

    October 31, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    TODDLER TIME - 10am & 11am For children 18 mo. to 3 yrs old 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - 10am & 11am For children 3 to 5 yrs old 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance will be a first-come-first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

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  38. Senior WASP Luncheon

    October 31, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Waukee Public Library

    WASP involves the senior citizens in the Waukee area and aims to "Take the Sting Out of Crime"! WASP was created based upon the concept of cooperation between law enforcement, senior services and seniors in the community to reduce the criminal victimization of the elderly. It stands for Waukee Area Seniors and Police. The group meets the last Wednesday of each month for lunch at the Community Center. Interested seniors should contact the Waukee Police Department.

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