Informational Meeting on Proposed Urbandale Fire Station

What: The city of Urbandale is planning a series of open house events to answer questions from the community about proposed Fire Station #43


  • 9/21, 6:30-7:30 PM @ Urbandale High School
  • 9/27, 6:30-7:30 PM @ Walnut Hills Elementary School
  • 10/04, 6:30-7:30 PM @ Karen Acres Elementary School
  • 10/10, 6:30-7:30 PM @ Webster Elementary School
  • 10/19, 6:30-7:30 PM @ Giovannetti Community Shelter
  • 10/25, 6:30-7:30 PM @ Shuler Elementary

Who: Everyone

More information here.

Preschool Openings for the 2017-18 School Year

What: Seeds of Faith Early Learning Center has a few openings for classes for the 2017-18 school year

When: Monday through Thursday from 12:45-3:15pm

Where: Seeds if Faith Early Learning Center, located on University Ave in Clive

More information HERE

For more information or to set up a time to visit, contact Heidi LaBounty, Director, at 515-689-8339 or at

Strengthening Families Program

What: Learn how to maintain and/or build a positive relationship with your youth during those challenging teen years and to prevent your youth from having serious behavior and substance abuse problems. This skills-building program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is for parents to attend with their youth ages 10-14. Parents will sharpen their nurturing skills that support their children and enhance their skills in effectively disciplining and guiding their youth. Youth will be given a healthy future orientation, an increased appreciation of their parents, plus learn skills for dealing with stress and peer pressure. Each week a free meal will be provided from 5:00-5:30pm for all attending families along with free child care for younger children.

Days: Sundays

Time: 5:00-7:30pm

Dates: October 1-November 12

Location: Waukee Elementary, Media Center

Fee: $19 (per family)

More information HERE

Register HERE or call the CE office at 987-2761