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Flyers for community events and other information:

Woodbury Family STEAM Fest! - Come to Woodbury for a fun free science fest on June 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - see attached flyer for more details!

Crossfit Kids 2023 - Come stay active in fun ways at the YMCA-YWCA this summer with crossfit kids! Summer hours will be Monday through Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - see attached flyer for more details!

Bobcat Girls Basketball Camps - Check out all of the summer basketball camp opportunities for girls in grades 1st-8th!

Yoga in the Park - From May 13 to August 19 between 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. have some fun relaxing yoga time for free! -- please see the attached flyer for more details! 

JA EntrepeneuHER Workshop - Join the Junior Achievement crew on July 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to participate in an empowering workshop for high school girls who are looking to pursue their dreams. Take a look at the linked flyer for more 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!

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.

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. 

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.

Marshalltown Parks & Rec Seasonal Activity Guide – Check out seasonally to see what activities are coming up.

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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