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November 21, 2012

Positively Pella Community Calendar of Events

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November 22 Happy Thanksgiving!

Please note that the Pella Public Library, City Hall, Electric Distribution, Community Services, Public Works, Planning and Zoning offices will be closed November 22 and 23 to celebrate the holiday.



November 22 Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Home alone for Thanksgiving? Join us for a FREE Thanksgiving meal. Call the Church office for more information or to make reservations at 641-628-3493. Reservations are appreciated, but not required to attend. Transportation can be provided if needed. At First Reformed Church, 605 Broadway, from 11 am to 1 pm. Happy Thanksgiving!





November 24 Small Business Saturday

Check out all of your favorite local business' deals on Small Business Saturday! Drawings will be held for 30 great prizes, look for your "Bingo" card in the November Chamber Nieuwsbrief in the Town Crier or download online at www.pella.org ("the latest", then "November").





November 24 Pella Lions Club Community Breakfast

Pella Lions fundraiser to benefit the Pella Boy Scouts, Pella Food Shelf, and Iowa Kids Sight. 6:30- 10:30 am at the Pella Memorial Building, free will offering accepted.





November 24 Celebrate with Sinterklaas

The Dutch "Santa" arrives in Pella on Saturday, November 24.  The Volks parade forms at the Historical Village and marches to the Tulip Toren for a brief welcome.  For information on the Sinterklaas Breakfast & Party call 641-628-2409.  Limited tickets @ $10.00 each. Starts at 10 am.






November 25 Pella Opera House presents David Folkerts and Friends

Kick off the holiday season with an annual Opera House tradition hearing the Mighty Barton- Iowa's best restored theatre organ-as well as other vocalists, instrumentalists, and YOU singing along to many Yuletide favorites! Concerts at 3 pm and 7 pm. Ticket price: $10 adults, $5 students.





November 26- December 1 City of Pella's "Splash No Cash"

Free lap swim in support of the Healthiest State Initiative! At the Pella Aquatics Center during normal swim hours see (schedule at this link). Call 641-628-1882 for more information.





November 26 Resume Workshop

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