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Family Fun - Spring!

It's spring! Time to enjoy activites, family-friendly events and get outside. 

 

Cake-a-palooza at the Cedar Falls Library - For TeensCake-a-Palooza

April 6
Cedar Falls Public Library

6:00 pm

Tean Night: Cake! Prizes! More cake! Games! And more Cake! Contests!

For teens in 7th-12th grade. This is an after hours event and teens must arrive by 6:00pm. Special event and registration is required. 319-273-8643

Grow Your Own Pizza Garden April 14, 2018 | Cedar Falls Community CenterGrow Your Own Pizza Garden

April 14
Cedar Falls Community Center

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Come and get started on a food garden you can grow at home.  Learn how-to basics of starting a garden and leave with the start of your own pizza or salsa garden.  For ages 5-12.  Limited to 20 participants.  Pre-registration required.  Click HERE to register or call 319-273-8643.

Trout Stocking Family Day, April 14, 2018 | North Prairie Lake, Cedar Falls Trout Stocking Family Day

April 14
North Prairie Lake, Cedar Falls
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free, family-friendly event! Trout will be stocked at North Prairie Lake. First 50 kids will receive a free tackle box and all kids will receive a prize. Hot dogs provided by the Cedar Valley Walleye Club and Hy-Vee. 

Parents must have a valid fishing license. 

Slushies & Painting, April 20, 2018 | Teen Night at the Cedar Falls Public LibrarySlushies & Painting

April 20
Cedar Falls Public Library

6:00 pm

Teen Night: Slushies & Paintings is a winning combination.

For teens in 7th-12th grade. This is an after hours event and teens must arrive by 6:00pm. Special event and registration is required.  319-273-8643

Game Board Saturday, April 21, 2018 | Cedar Falls Public LibraryGame Board Saturday

April 21
Cedar Falls Public Library

1:00 - 4:30 pm

Join The Friendly Meeple for Game Board Saturday! All ages are welcome to play a large selection of board games that will be provided.  As per our Safe Child Policy, children 10 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 

Hansen's Dairy | Hudson, Iowa Hansen's Dairy Tours

Start April 1
Hansen's Dairy, Hudson

Tours are available by appointment only.
319-988-9834.

Walk-through tour:

A guided tour. See the calves, milking parlor, cow barns, creamery, kangaroos, and goats, plus enjoy a dish of ice cream.
$8/person, children 3 and younger, free. Tours are between the hours of 9 am - 1 pm

Hands-on tour:

All the features listed above, plus take a trolley ride around the farm, feed a calf, make homemade butter, milk a cow by hand, and pet the kangaroos and goats. Refreshments included. $12/person, children 3 and younger, free. Tours generally begin at 3:30 p.m.

Pottery Works Exhibit | Victorian Home, Cedar FallsPottery Works

Victorian Home, Cedar Falls
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Visit the new exhibit, “Bear Whistles, Butter Churns & Beyond: Ceramics in Cedar Falls,” play in “The Pottery Works” and read books in our reading loft in the Kids Corner, complete scavenger hunts as you explore the Victorian Home, and see the William Lenoir 0 Scale train layout.

Admission is free for all ages!

Bike or hike the Cedar Valley Trails and see the Bluebells this spring! Cedar Valley Trails

See the Bluebells! 

Bike or hike the Cedar Valley trails and see the Bluebells this spring! Bluebells generally bloom late in April and can be seen in the Katoski Greenbelt, Robinson Bird Sanctuary and George Wyth State Park.   

 

PLEASE NOTE: When attending an event at the Cedar Falls Public Library, children ages 11 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 
 

Need more ideas? Stop by the Cedar Falls Visitor Center at 6510 Hudson Road and visit with staff and pick up a few brochures or contact us at 800-845-1955 (319-268-4266).