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May 10, 2012

Positively Pella Community Calendar of Events

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May 10-12 Pella Tulip Bulb Dig

Free Tulip Bulbs! Starts at 7 am. Thursday May 10 is reserved for residents within the Pella School District, and on Friday and Saturday digging becomes available to the general public. When digging up bulbs, please remove all foliage. Please do not leave stems and leaves behind or spill soil on the grass around the beds. Street beds are located between the sidewalk and the street on: Main Street from Huber Street north to Jefferson Street, Washington Street from Open Bible Church west to Brinkhoff Park, and Franklin Street from the Post Office west to West Market Park. City Parks include Brinkhoff, Central, West Market, Sunken Gardens, South, Power Plant, Community Center, Library, City Hall, Lions, and the Klokkenspel. Removal from any other bed is prohibited.



May 10 Pella Professional and Business Women's Forum

Sandy Hatfield Clubb, Athletic Director at Drake, will be speaking on succeeding in a male dominated field. Event Location: Pella Country Club

Date/Time: Thursday May 10, 2012 from 12 pm to 1 pm.

For reservations and more information:



May 10 Bingo Night

Have fun playing Bingo! Proceeds benefit St. Mary's Catholic Church. Children 10-17 welcome with parent. For more information contact Peggy Moriarity at 641-861-1367. Event Location: 1203 Peace Street (Old building) Date/Time Information Every Thursday from 6:30 to 9 PM Admission: $0.50 to 2.00 per game or $17 for all night packet.



May 10 Registration for Union Vacation Bible School

Registration for Union Vacation Bible School is Thursday May 10, 2012 from 6:30-8 pm in Central Park (or rain date is Saturday May 12, 10:30-noon). The Union Vacation Bible School will be held June 4-8 from 9-11:30 am. All children who will be 4 years of age by September 15, 2012 through those entering sixth grade are invited to attend. The carnival and Vacation Bible School are free, but it is important to pre-register so that churches can prepare for your child.

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