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Baby Storytime in the Park

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Join Miss Jennifer at Beaverdale Park at 10:30 AM for this special outdoor Baby Storytime. Bring your own blanket or chair for rhymes, bounces, puppets, and more out on the grass!

Baby Storytime is recommended for children ages 0-2 years, but older siblings are more than welcome to attend.

In case of rain, this event will be cancelled.

Central Iowa Shelter & Services will serve a free meal at this location after the program.  The meal is free and available to anyone.


Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Inclement Weather

This program is hosted outdoors. In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates.