50+ Fun Night - Wednesday, July 19Join Johnston seniors for 50+ Fun Night on Wednesday, July 19 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at Crown Point Community Center, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway. We will be playing hand and foot, dominos, pool, table shuffleboard and Wii. If you have any other games you would like to play, please come and let us know. Refreshments will be served at this free night sponsored by the Johnston Senior Advisory Board.
Jazz in July - Sunday, July 23
Jazz in July is scheduled for Sunday, July 23 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Terra Park, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway. Jazz in July is a month-long festival that celebrates jazz and art with free outdoor concerts across the Des Moines metro. Each concert is billed by Metro Arts Alliance as a mini festival experience complete with vendors with local artists, children's activities and food and drink vendors. Bring a cooler, lawn chairs or blanket and join us for a beautiful night!
Coffee with a Cop at Edencrest at Green Meadows - Friday, August 7
Join us for Coffee with a Cop on Friday, August 7 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Edencrest at Green Meadows, located at 6750 Corporate Drive. The goal of Coffee with a Cop is for Johnston police officers to get to know you, and for you to get to know our officers. Every month, members of the Johnston Police Department are setting aside time to meet to have a real conversation about issues that matter. Come with specific questions for our officers or just ready to share what is on your mind. In a short time, we hope to get to know you and discover mutual goals that will continue to grow and improve our community.
Sundae in the Park - Sunday, August 6
Sundae in the Park is your best opportunity to get the kids ready to head back to school! Join the Johnston Community School District, Johnston Community Education and the City of Johnston on Sunday, August 6 for an evening of music and ice cream, with an extra sprinkle of fun!
A variety of youth organizations will be in Simpson Barn providing information on youth activities as we look toward the new school year. Come see what groups your child can become involved with outside of school. City department heads and school administrators will be scooping free ice cream! Come meet them and say hello. Also, hop into the cab of a snow plow! Explore a fire engine! Sit shotgun in a Johnston police vehicle!
All activities are open from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 6 outside the Johnston Public Library at 6700 Merle Hay Road. See you there!
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