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August 2019

Big Daddy Trivia!

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Big Daddy Trivia! Thursdays beginning July 11 at 7pm Located in the 360 Lounge Get your teams ready and join Big Daddy from 99.5FM as he hosts an hour-long trivia contest in the 360º lounge. Answer trivia questions, score points, and you can WINN $100 for Free! *Must be 21+

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“How Western Music Won the West” at the Betty Strong Encounter Center

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Betty Strong Encounter Center will present “How Western Music Won the West” with Smithsonian Traveling Museum of Music artists Bob and Sheila Everhart at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 18. Admission will be free; a reception will follow. Bob will play the 12-string guitar, French Harp, and vocals. Sheila will play the upright acoustic bass. The Anita, Iowa, musicians work to preserve and perform America’s rural music. Their concerts are built around the historical aspects of America’s early music on…

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Big Daddy Trivia!

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Big Daddy Trivia! Thursdays beginning July 11 at 7pm Located in the 360 Lounge Get your teams ready and join Big Daddy from 99.5FM as he hosts an hour-long trivia contest in the 360º lounge. Answer trivia questions, score points, and you can WINN $100 for Free! *Must be 21+

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SOUTH SIOUX CITY SENIOR CENTER MUSIC JAM, DINNER, AND DANCE

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 23, 2019 at 5:00 pm

SOUTH SIOUX CITY SENIOR CENTER MUSIC JAM, DINNER, AND DANCE 1501 WEST 29TH STREET SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA 5:00 P.M. TO 8:30 FIVE DOLLARS PER PERSON SINGLES AND COUPLES CASUAL DRESS EVERYONE IS WELCOME

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2019 Wiffle Ball Classic

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The 3rd Annual Siouxland CARES Wiffle Ball Classic will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Miracle League Field of Sioux City! Have we mentioned that it’s free and open to the public? You won’t want to miss out! The Wiffle Ball Classic will feature 12 community teams who will play against their competitors in a fun, two-inning game of Wiffle Ball. The teams will compete for the ultimate prize – bragging…

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“Poetic Reflections from the Past” at the Betty Strong Encounter Center

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Betty Strong Encounter Center will bring to the stage, “Poetic Reflections from the Past” presented by Theresa Jackson at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 25. Admission will be free; a reception will follow. This presentation is a celebration of the poetry written by Theresa Jackson’s great-grandmother Linnie Poyzer from 1884-1965. Theresa, a longtime English instructor at W.I.T, discovered booklets of poems reflecting rural life in the early 20th century. Linnie Poyzer lived on a farm with her husband, and while…

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Big Daddy Trivia!

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Big Daddy Trivia! Thursdays beginning July 11 at 7pm Located in the 360 Lounge Get your teams ready and join Big Daddy from 99.5FM as he hosts an hour-long trivia contest in the 360º lounge. Answer trivia questions, score points, and you can WINN $100 for Free! *Must be 21+

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September 2019

“Who was Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte”

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dr. Bruce Sheffield will bring to light the answer to the question “Who was Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte?” at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 1, at the Betty Strong Encounter Center. Admission will be free; a reception will follow. After graduating at the top of her class from the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1889, Susan La Flesche Picotte emerged as the first Native American doctor and one of the most extraordinary figures in American history. Yet few know her…

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“Causes of the American Revolution: Part I” with Dr. Don Hickey

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Betty Strong Encounter Center will focus on the Revolutionary War with two free September lectures by Dr. Don Hickey, Wayne State College Professor of History. Hickey will explore the complex nature of the Revolution in “The Causes of the American Revolution, 1763-1775” at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 8. “Why were people living in the colonies, who were proud members of the British Empire in 1763, willing to take up arms against the imperial government just 12 years later?” Hickey…

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WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH MONDAY LUNCHEON

September 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH LUNCHEON 3700 INDIAN HILLS DRIVE SIOUX CITY, IOWA 712-239-2382 $ 3.50 PER PERSON OFFERED EACH AND EVERY MONDAY EXCEPT HOLIDAYS 11:30 DOORS OPEN WITH SERVING BEGINNING AT 12:00 P.M. SENIOR ADULTS LUNCHING TOGETHER

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Anderson Dance Pavillion

Larsen Park Rd. on the riverfront. Reservations Call 712-279-6111. The Pavilion has a covered dance floor and raised bank area. The site of many summer events including Artsplash and The Big Parade. Enjoyed year-round, it is part of the extensive trail system running throughout the city.

Briar Cliff University

Offering a liberal arts education with solid career preparation, over 40 acres of study including pre-professional programs set in a beautiful, secure, hilltop campus.

Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center

Take I-29 Exit 151, 4 miles north on IA Hwy 12. or visit www.woodburyparks.com. This award-winning facility showcases the Loess Hills and provides opportunity for public recreation, education and stewardship. Classes, special events and meetings are held in the two 60-seat classrooms. The facility is handicap accessible. Three miles of hiking trails offer spectacular views and connect with other park trails. An outdoor amphitheater and 1/4 mile accessible trail also available. Open Tue-Sat 9-5; Sun 1-5. Closed Mondays.

Flight 232 Memorial

On the riverfront, near the Anderson Dance Pavilion. Commemorating the heroic rescue efforts shown by the Sioux City community after the crash of United Flight 232 in 1989, the statue depicts Colonel Dennis Nielson carrying a child to safety.

Fourth Street, Historic District

Historic 4th contains a concentration of late 19th century commercial buildings. Most of the larger buildings are notable for their distinctive Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture popular to the late 1800’s. The area features antique and specialty shops, pubs and restaurants.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City is a fully integrated gaming resort offering over 835 slot machines and a wide variety of table games. The property also includes a 54-room Hard Rock Hotel, the world-famous Rock Shop, a live-entertainment venue, an outdoor event park, the World Tour Buffet, Main + Abbey restaurant, and multiple other food and beverage options. This one-of-a-kind site located in the historic downtown district delivers full throttle entertainment in every form!

IBP Ice Center

This 38,000sq.ft. facility features an 85′ x 200′ ice rink and 900 person seating capacity. It is open year-round for youth hockey programs, public ice skating, tournaments, figure skating and off-season inline skating and indoor soccer.

Call 712-279-4880 or 800-593-2228 for more information.

Public Ice Times:

Friday:       7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Admission:

$4 Adult  –  $1 Children 5 & Under

Skate Rental: $2

Skate Sharpening: $3

*Days and times subject to change

Lakeport Commons Shopping Center

Lakeport Commons offers convenient shops all in one location! Featuring retailers and restaurants such as Kohl’s, Old Navy, Olive Garden, Red Robin, Gap Outlet, PetSmart, and Michael’s Arts & Crafts.

Lamb Productions Theatre

For over 20 years LAMB productions have provided the highest-quality live theatre presentations including dramas, comedy and musicals, Running Sept – May. LAMB School of Theatre and Music offers a wide range of courses of babies through adults.

Latham Park

Located in a traditional, residential area of the Morningside section of Sioux City, Latham Park occupies almost a full acre of ground. Home to an endless variety of flowering plants and songbirds, and featuring a wonderful fountain and quiet sitting areas, Latham Park is used frequently for weddings, photo shoots, and bridal or baby showers.

LaunchPad Children's Museum

Opening in February 2016 in downtown, LaunchPad is an immersive learning environment for children ages
6 months to 10 years. Hands-on exhibits emphasize STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
principles and reflect the history and heritage of the Sioux City region.

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center & the Betty Strong Encounter Center

Take exit 149 off I-29, Hamilton Blvd. Free admission. The center focuses on a day in the life of the explorers as they traveled through what is now the Sioux City area. History comes to life in exhibits that use dozens of interactive devices. A bookstore offers books and gifts for all ages. The grounds feature a 30×50 ft. U.S. flag, a 14ft. sculpture of Lewis, Clark and their dog, Seaman. Summer hrs: 9am-6pm daily. Winter hrs: 9-5 Tues- Sat., 1-5 pm Sum. Closed Mondays.

MidAmerica Museum of Aviation and Transportation

The museum opened in mid-2010 near the Sioux City Airport and Colonel Bud Day Field. The museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit aviation and transportation history. The museum hours are as follows: Monday – Saturday 10 – 4 (closed on Wednesdays) and Sunday are 12 – 4 (April to September).  Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday only 10 – 4 (October to March). Click Here For Website

Morningside College

The mission of Morningside College, est. in 1894 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, is to cultivate a passion for life-long learning and dedication to ethical leadership and civic responsibility. Morningside sponsors numerous events, including concerts, lecture series, art exhibits and more- virtually open to the public. The 41 acre campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Municipal Band

The Municipal Band performs at the Grandview Park Bandshell, 24th and Grandview Sts.. The Band presents summer Sunday night concerts, and performs at various engagements throughout the year.

Orpheum Theatre

The spectacular renovated Orpheum Theatre is host to live theatre and symphony performances, movies, and national touring concerts and shows.

Promenade Cinema

On 4th Street, adjacent to Historic 4th Street and the Convention Center. The cinema features 14 screens, stadium seating and state of the art projection and sound. Concessions include more than the usual soda and popcorn.

Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center

On the riverfront . Exit 149 from I-29, Hamilton Blvd. Board the M.V. Sergeant Floyd and begin a journey into the region’s maritime history. Built in 1932 as an inspection boat by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, the Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center chronicles the Missouri River’s development as a major shipping route and the key to Sioux City’s success in the early years of its founding. Discover exhibitions in the Lewis & Clark Expedition, the fur trade, Sioux City’s, evolution as a transportation hub and those rivercraft which still ply the waters of the Missouri river. The center provides travel planning for the tri-state region. The Galley Gift Shop features Sioux City souvenirs. Open daily 9am – 5pm.

Sioux City Art Center

Named “2002 Tourism Attraction of the Year” by the Iowa Division of Tourism and Travel, the Sioux City Art Center houses a three- story glass atrium and five galleries to showcase traveling and permanent collection exhibitions.

Sioux City Community Theater

Siouxland’s community theater with 8 main stage productions per season. Outstanding youth programming. Hours: Mon-Fri 1-5.

Sioux City Convention Center

The Sioux City Convention Center is the site of many events throughout the year from large conventions, to small meetings, to banquets and wedding receptions. It is also the site of popular public shows; sport and home shows, craft fairs and more.

Sioux City Explorers Baseball

Take I-29 to Singing Hills Blvd., exit , turn left onto Stadium Dr. Sioux City Explorers baseball has become a summertime tradition. In ten years, the Explorers have posted seven winning seasons, made three playoff trips and owned the best overall record in the league. They play 45 home games at the beautiful Lewis and Clark Park. Discounts for groups of 20 or more. , or visit

Sioux City Farmers Market

The Sioux City Farmers Market is available for 6 months out of the year, normally from May – October.  In 2015, the dates are May 6 – October 31.  The Farmers Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am until 1 pm in the west parking lots of the Tyson Events Center, located at 401 Gordon Drive.  Off of I-29, take exits 148 or 149.

All products are grown, made, bred or manufactured by small businesses within a 100 mile radius of Sioux City. Products include locally raised fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, bedding plants, fresh and dried flowers along with locally made breads, baked goods, pies, frozen and canned foods, roasted coffee, crafts, jewelry, clothing, wine and other surprises. Join us for a fresh-made breakfast, great entertainment, and friends.

 

Sioux City Musketeers Hockey

Mention hockey in siouxland and you’re talking about Sioux City Musketeers, one of the strongest franchises on the United States Hockey League since the developmental junior league was reorganized in 1980. Home games are played at the Tyson Events Center. Season and general ticket info available through the Musketeers office.

Sioux City Public Museum

Visit the spectacular new Sioux City Public Museum! The Museum preserves and shares the heritage of Sioux City through a variety of exhibitions, educational programs, and events. Open 10am-5pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1pm-5pm on Sundays.

Sioux City Symphony Orchestra

Each year the symphony presents a 7-concert classical and pops series, a 3-concert family series, and a wide variety of educational programming throughout the region. The Sioux City Symphony Orchestra calls the historic Orpheum Theatre its home.

Sioux City Tourism Bureau

The Sioux City Tourism Bureau’s offices are located in the Sioux City Convention Center. Offering free information on Sioux City, area attractions, maps, and things to do, it’s also the location of the “Sioux City Store” which features local products such as Sue Bee Honey and Jolly Time Popcorn.

Southern Hills Mall

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With 110 specialty stores, Southern Hills Mall is anchored by Sears, Barnes & Noble, Younkers and Scheels All Sports. It features a dozen restaurants in the Cafe Court, and a 12-screen movie theater with stadium seating.

Stone State Park

This 1,400-acre state park, named for the Thomas Jefferson Stone family, is located on the western border of Iowa in the Plymouth and Woodbury counties. The rugged topography and panoramic views attract 200,000 people annually. The park is open year-round from 4 am-10:30 pm. The park roads are closed during the winter season. Cabins, camping, and lodge rental information available on the Park’s website, www.iowadnr.gov.

The Railroad Museum

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This complex was originally built in 1917 by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railway Company, more commonly known as The Milwaukee Road. It was the 2nd largest shop complex in the Milwaukee’s system behind their home shops in Milwaukee, WI. The site originally encompassed over 50 acres of land and incorporated over 25 buildings to include a 30 stall roundhouse, machine/blacksmith shop, car/carpenter shop, steam power plant, water softener plant, stores warehouse, sand drying house and two wooden sand towers, a 300 ton capacity wood coal tower and more. The complex also included over 10 miles of track and employed over 500 people. The typical work accomplished at these shops is highlighted by an article from the Sioux City Journal providing a year end production report on the Milwaukee Railroad Shops for 1948.

Trinity Heights

The 33′ stainless steel statue of Jesus is the centerpiece of the Outdoor Cathedral. 53 acres offer a beautiful setting for the 30′ stainless steel statue of Mary, the Trinity gardens and Circle of Life memorial to the Unborn, the St. Joseph Center Museum features a life-size wood carving of the Last Supper. Grounds are open 9 am – 9 pm daily. The St. Joseph Center is open from 10 am until 8 pm Monday thru Saturday and 12 pm  -8 pm on Sunday.

And if you haven’t been to Trinity Heights in a while, the St Joseph Center has undergone a complete renovation in the last year and the life sized wood carving of the Last Supper by Jerry Traufler, has been re-stained and re-varnished and looks like new. It is truly non-denominational and is one of only 4 in the world! Located right here in Sioux City it is a treasure everyone should come to see. We have visitors from all over the United States and various countries around the world that come to see this amazing work of art.

Tyson Events Center / Gateway Arena

401 Gordon Dr. or visit .

The 10,000 seat events center is the home of the Sioux City Musketeers Hockey team, Sioux City Bandits Indoor Football team and also hosts many concerts, family productions and sporting events throughout the year. It hosts the NAIA Women’s Volleyball Championship in December, and the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship in March.

Woodbury County Courthouse

The courthouse, completed in 1917, is an example of Prairie School-style architecture. The building features stone carvings and elaborate windows.