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November 27, 2013

Pella Community Calendar of Events

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October 16-December 8 "Working on Our Bucket List!" Exhibit at Joan Kuyper Farver Art Gallery  

This is a wonderful show of two women, artists Lyn Schuck and Patsy Murphy, with similar tastes and skills! You will enjoy pastels, watercolor and oil paintings of landscapes, architecture and portraits. This exhibit has something for everyone! On the second floor of the Pella Community Center, 712 Union Street. Open 7:30am-4:15pm Monday-Friday.      

 

November 20 - December 13 Kemlyn Tan Bappe:  A Peranakan Legacy Exhibit in Central College Mills Gallery

Kemlyn Tan Bappe is a teaching artist living in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. She is a native of Singapore and draws inspiration from her Peranakan heritage and the natural world. Tan Bappe is the recipient of the 2009-10 VSA National Teaching Artist Fellowship and has presented at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. Her artwork can be found in collections internationally. Gallery is open 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, closed Thanksgiving and Friday following.

 

November 9- December 31 Pella Historical Village Christmas Walk 

See the beautiful Christmas displays in our 20+ buildings, including complimentary coffee time in the Dutch Bakery. For more information visit www.pellatuliptime.com. Open Monday- Saturday, 9 am- 5 pm. Admission $10 adults, $6 students age 12 and up, $2 students aged 5-11. Group rates available. Also closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day.    

  

Thursday Night Bingo

Have fun playing Bingo! Proceeds benefit St. Mary's Catholic Church. Children 10-17 welcome with an adult. It is held every Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm at 1203 Peace Street (old church). Game prices range from $1.00 to 2.00 a game or $15 for a game packet. For more information contact Peggy Moriarity at 641-628-1549.  



Registration for Pella Recreation Youth Basketball Program

Register today for this program for boys and girls currently in grades 3-6. The boys will start October 14 through December 14 with no practices or games the week of Thanksgiving. The girls will start January 6 through March 1. Each team, coached by parents, will practice one night a week on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday with games on Saturday. Coaches are also needed! Boys register now through September 27, girls register now through December 13 at the Community Services Office, 712 Union Street. Cost is $40 in city limits or $48 outside city limits. A late fee of $25 will be charged after the deadline.

  

Registration for Pella Wrestling Club Deadline November 27 

Pella Wrestling Club will start practice the week of December 2 for grades K-6. Contact Joe Ritzert for more information at 319-321-0652 or ritzertja@pella.com.  

 

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