On Friday, Oct. 25, First Federated Church will host its Fall Fun Night from 6 – 9 p.m. The event is a night of games and activities intended for families with elementary and preschool age children and will feature face painting, a petting zoo, door prizes and inflatable play areas. Concessions will be available for a small fee, though everything else is free. Children must attend with an adult.
On Nov. 9, the Royal Ballet of Iowa will present “Stars and Stripes: A Veteran’s Day Gala” at Franklin Hall in First Federated Church. There will be two shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets are available at RoyalBalletofIowa.com or at the door. You can purchase preferred seating for $20, general seating for $15, or buy tickets at the door for $20. Admission for veterans is free.
Immanuel United Methodist Church will host its annual “Trunk-or-Treat” event on Oct. 30 from 6 – 7:00 p.m. in the church’s north parking lot. At the event, congregation members decorate their parked cars for Halloween and hand out candy and other treats out of their cars’ trunks. The area will be roped off, and the church asks that all attendees enter through the south driveway. Before the event begins, a dinner will be served in the church’s Faith Hall at 5 p.m., and all are encouraged to attend.
On Nov. 2, Immanuel United Methodist Church will host a Turkey Mission Dinner to benefit Imagine No Malaria, an international aid organization. There will be two seatings for the dinner at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Please call the church office at 515-277-1100 to reserve a seat. Reservations are required.
Westminster Presbyterian Church will host its annual Halloween event, “Hoot & Howl,” on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. Westminster organist Dr. Michael Stefanek and guest organists will perform spooky Halloween-themed organ works, interspersed with magic tricks and choreography by Hurley and Dancers. Prior to the performance, children and parents are also invited to attend a Halloween carnival at the church at 5:30 p.m. featuring games, candy, walking tacos and more.
Children are encouraged to dress in costume for the event, and both the carnival and the performance are free of charge.
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