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Flyers for community events and other information:

Youth Tee Ball - The Marshalltown Y is running our Tee Ball program for youth ages 4-8 starting in early May through June! This program focuses on teaching the fundamentals of T-ball/Baseball to youth. See details in the flyer attached!

April Kids Class - Saturdays April 1st, 15th, 22nd come join us at the CIAA art center and gallery for free! Hours will be from 10:00am - 11:30am.

April Adults Class - Come join a new artist meet-up over at the CIAA art center and gallery, Sundays April 2nd, 16th, and 23rd from 2:00pm - 4:00pm!

MCBD Storybook Walk - The Marshalltown Central Business District has partnered with the Marshalltown Public Library to celebrate Dia de los Ninos / Dia de los Libros (Children's Day / Book Day). This scavenger hunt event is from April 1st to May 5th. Kids and families can pick up the worksheets from the Youth Desk at the Marshalltown Public Library -- More details in the flyer. Here is the flyer in Spanish.

Easter Surprise - Hope Methodist Church is hosting an Easter Surprise event Saturday, April 1 at 10:00am! Read more about it in the link attached! 

Strong Kids at the YMCA - Starting April 5 - May 10, each Wednesday in the afternoon kids will have the opportunity to stay active and strong through fun activities and games! Please take a look at the flyer linked for details. 

Junior Achievement volunteers needed!

KIX 101.1 Pack the Backpack – Nominate a teacher who goes above and beyond! Each month, one nominated teacher will receive a $101 in school supplies of their choice.

Downtown Tot Town – Nov. 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023

4-H Equine Extravaganza – April 14-16 at the Ellsworth Equestrian Center in Iowa Falls

Marshalltown Parks & Rec Seasonal Activity Guide – Fall and Winter 2022-23

Central Iowa Arts Association (CIAA) Free Kids Art Classes – 10-11:30 a.m. on the first three Saturdays of each month in 2023, located at the Iowa Veterans Home's Heinz Hall

Tiger Taekwondo classes (ages 4-6)

Emergency Food Box (Marshalltown food bank)

MCSD Extended Learning Program (XLP) Facebook Page

Tips on dealing with a challenging child - From Quakerdale


 MHS Digital Citizenship Resources for Families

To submit flyers for the digital backpack, email Gabriela Perez at

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