Barbers Etc. of Hiawatha is hosting a dance for special needs inidividuals Friday, Oct. 21, from 6-9 pm at the Hiawatha Community Center, 101 Emmons Street in Hiawatha. Snacks and drinks will be provided. There is no cost to attend and respite and other support people are welcome.
Hiawatha will be celebrating fall Sunday, Oct. 23, during their annual Fall Festival, which is also the last Farmers Market until April. The festival (and market) will be held 11 am to 2 pm in the Guthridge Park parking lot in Hiawatha.
There will be Trick or Treating, family photos, pumpkin decorating, a coloring contest, and much more!
You will also have an opportunity to purchase your Farmers Market goodies before they are gone!
Prestige Dance Studio will perform at 12 pm, followed by the HiCREW Kiwanis Costume Contest at12:30 pm. The New Horizons Band will perform from 1-2 pm.
KIDS MOVIE NIGHT
Hiawatha Parks and Recreation has partnered with University of Iowa Community Credit Union to offer FREE movies in the Hiawatha Community Center, 101 Emmons Street in Hiawatha.
Bring blankets, grab your free popcorn and juice, get comfy and snuggle up to watch "The Angry Birds," on the big screen.The next movie will be held Friday, Nov. 11 at 6:30 pm.
Wonderland Snowman Contest
Submit a picture of your best snowman to Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Facebook page or City of Hiawatha Parks and Recreation office and be entered into a drawing to win a prize! The contest begins Dec. 1 and runs through Feb. 29. The contest is open to Hiawatha Residents only. At least one family member must be in picture. One entry per household
Parents Night Out
Parents, do you ever need a night away from the kids? This is the perfect opportunity for you to spend a few hours away and enjoy yourself! Kids who are in Kindergarten through 5th Grade are invited to come to the Hiawatha Community Center Dec. 9 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, where they will be able to meet new friends, socialize, play games, make arts and crafts, watch a movie, and have dinner!
Registration is limited to 20 children, with a minimum of 6. The fee is $10 per child, which includes the cost of craft supplies and dinner
Letters from Santa
Imagine the look on your child's face when they receive a letter from Santa Claus this holiday season!
Santa will write a letter to your child in an easy to read format. The letter will be mailed directly from Santa’s workshop so your child will be overjoyed to see his/her name on the envelope with Santa's name and address in the corner.
Letters are $3 and available Nov. 14 through Dec. 16. Contact the Hiawatha Parks & Recreation for more information at 393-1515.