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City of Ankeny to dedicate new park and host ice cream socials

Post Date:05/23/2019 10:45 a.m.

The City of Ankeny Park Board will host a park dedication and ice cream social on Tuesday, May 28, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the new Deer Creek Park, located at NE Chambers Pkwy & NE 16th Street. The Park Board will  host two additional ice cream socials this summer, see details below. 

The socials provide an opportunity for Ankeny residents to enjoy a fun evening at the park and get to know members of the Ankeny Park Board and Parks & Recreation staff. Games for kids will also be part of the festivities. Each social will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Dates and locations are as follows:

• Tuesday, May 28, Deer Creek Park – NE Chambers Pkwy & NE 16th Street (This event has been postponed due to the weather. Join us on Tuesday, June 4, from 5:30 - 7  p.m.)

• Monday, July 29, Boulder Brook Park – 3333 NW Boulder Point Place

• Monday, Sept 30, Sawgrass Park – 2222 SW 36th St.

Questions can be directed to Parks & Recreation Director Nick Lenox at or 963-3576.

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