Weekend in Winterset • December 31

Wishing you all a wonderful year filled with
love, contentment, gratitude and peace!

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This Weekend

Do you Wanna Build a Snowman?

With the first significant snowfall forecasted for this weekend, it’s a perfect time to try out your snowman sculpting skills! Snap a photo of your creation and message it to the Winterset Parks & Recreation or post it on social media and tag them to be entered in this year’s Snowman Building Contest. The contest goes all winter!

Next Week

Colorful Creatures with Blank Park Zoo

Monday • January 3 • 10:00 – 10:45am

This show-and-tell program will allow children to meet live animals during an interactive presentation. Registration is required and limited to the first 50 participants. Call the library at 515-462-1731 to reserve a spot.

Veterans New Year Breakfast

Saturday • January 8 • 7:00 – 11:00am
Winterset American Legion Hall, 84 W Green St

Bring the family to celebrate the beginning of 2022 and support the work of the American Legion with a hearty breakfast of pancakes, sausage, & eggs. Price for the breakfast is $5.00.

The Iowa Theater will be closed through January 11th for scheduled building maintenance.

In the meantime, we’ll whet your appetite for these upcoming Way Back Wednesday films!

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Don’t Miss Out

Watercolor Exhibit

Winterset Art Center
Open every Wednesday – Saturday • 11:00am – 3:00pm • Through January 22

Woolies, Joan Moore

The Winterset Art Center is pleased to present the Iowa Watercolor Society Traveling Show. The exhibit is free of charge and open to the public each Wednesday through Saturday, 11:00am to 3:00pm, except for New Year’s Day. I had the pleasure of seeing the exhibit recently and it’s fantastic!

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Planning Ahead

Frosty Balls Kickball Tournament

January 29 & 30 • Register by January 16
Winterset Parks & Recreation with 1st Down Brewing Co.

Embrace the Iowa winter during this First Annual Adult Kickball Tournament. Registration if $50 for teams of 8-10 (half men, half women). All participants will get a BOGO coupon that can be redeemed at 1st Down Brewing Co. between games.

Adult Coed Volleyball League

Wednesday Evenings • January 26 – March 23
Winterset Junior High Gym

The registration deadline is January 16th for this winter’s adult coed volleyball league. Teams are made of six players (3 men, 3 women) ages 18+. After 8 weeks of regular season play, starting on January 26th, the season will conclude with a league tournament. Fee is $130 per team.

Mother/Son Nerf Wars

Saturday • February 5th • 1:00 – 2:30 pm (grades K-2) AND 2:30 – 4:00pm (grades 3-6)
Winterset Elementary Gym

Get ready for a battle royale takeover in Winterset! Mothers vs Sons, Sons vs Mothers, who will reign supreme in the Mother vs Son Nerf War?! Enjoy various games, target practice, obstacles, and battles.

Father/Daughter Dance

Friday • February 11th • 6:00 – 8:00pm
Jackson Building

Fathers and Daughters escape to a Winter Wonderland! The night will start with a feast of snacks and goodies for party goers followed by music where the rhythm will surely get everyone on the dance floor! PS, register the father for the event, not the child.

Spring Soccer Registration

Deadline January 31

I know it is hard to think about soccer in December but the deadline to register for the spring season is January 31st. Divisions start as young as U6!

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