Yard Waste Pick-Up, Food Pantry, a Council Meeting and More Today in Waukee
Here's everything you need to know today, April 16, and some other stuff, too.
1) Yard Waste Collection Begins Today
Yard waste collection is today in Waukee. Pick up will be every Monday through the last week of November. Residents are reminded that yard waste material is to be placed in yard waste bags or clearly marked containers. Do not use garbage or recycling bins. Sticks/branches are to be bundled and are not to exceed 4 feet in length. For questions, contact the city of Waukee at (515) 987-4522.
2) Activities at the Waukee Public Library
Looking for something to do with the kids today? The Waukee Public Library has a few things for you to do.
Whimsical Ones is for babies and toddlers ages 12-24 months. Children and caregivers will enjoy songs, finger plays and read-aloud stories, followed by playtime. Whimsical Ones meets at 10 a.m.
Time for Twos is for toddlers 2-3 years-old. Children and caregivers will enjoy songs, finger plays, and read-aloud stories, followed by playtime. Time for Twos meets at 11 a.m.
For students interested in leadership at the Waukee Public Library, the Teen Advisory Board will meet today at 3:30 p.m. T.A.B. members volunteer at the library, plan teen program, run fundraisers and assist in the selection of young adult materials. New members are welcome to attend.
3) Waukee Food Pantry and Free Clinic Open Today
The Waukee Food Pantry will be open today for those people living in the Waukee School District or for those with approval from local churches to receive non-perishable food and personal items. The pantry is open from 4 to 6 p.m.
The Waukee Free Clinic will also be open today, 6 to 8 p.m. Registration is from 5:30 - 7 p.m. The free clinic provides everything from high blood pressure treatment to care for a cold or even minor injury.
Both the Waukee Food Pantry and the Waukee Free Clinic are housed in lower level of the Westview Church.
4) Waukee City Council Meeting Tonight
The Waukee City Council will meet tonight for its regularly scheduled meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Waukee City Hall Chambers. The agenda can be found here. The next scheduled meeting for the Waukee City Council is May 7.
5) Brookview, Eason, and Maple Grove Elementary PTO Meetings
There are three PTO meetings in the Waukee school district today. The Brookview Elementary PTO will meet in room 406 at Brookview tonight at 7 p.m. Eason Elementary PTO will meet in the media center at Eason at 7 p.m. and the Maple Grove Elementary PTO will meet in the media center at Maple Grove at 7 p.m.