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'Tis the Season... Don't miss out on these holiday events and offerings!

Mayor’s Tree Lighting

family-smiling-at-mayors-tree-lightingFriday, Nov. 30, 2018
6-7 p.m.
Ankeny Market & Pavilion (AMP) 715 W. First St.

Make some memories at the Mayor's Tree Lighting! Mayor Gary Lorenz and the Ankeny City Council invite the community to come together to celebrate the holiday season.

Enjoy live music from The Nadas, an ice carving demonstration and more! New for 2018, guests are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the Helping Hand Food Pantries throughout Ankeny. This free community event will conclude with the Mayor and Santa lighting the tree and a holiday fireworks show. View calendar event. Make this annual event part of your family's holiday traditions!


Holiday Crafts and Cocoa

Tuesday, Dec. 11
Grades K-2: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Grades 5-5: 7-8 p.m.
Lakeside Center, 400 NW Lakeshore Drive
$15 residents, $18 nonresidents
Register now.

Join us for a night jam packed with crafts, cocoa and fun! Kids will be able to complete a variety of holiday themed crafts.