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Special Events

 
   DODGEBALL
For youngsters who can't get enough Dodgeball!  Come as a team of five players and get ready for two hours of active play.  As a courtesy, teams may register during Wild Things Fun Night on activity night or go to the administrative office at ECC and sign up.  Prizes to all participants.
                                                   Dodgeball
4th / 5th Grade Dodgeball            
Location:           Ericksen Community Center (Lower Level)

Date:                  Nov. 5, 2022 
Day & Time:      Saturday, 6pm - 8pm

Fee:                   $5 per person at door (Doors open at 5:30pm)
Limit:  3 Teams minimum - 8 Teams Maximum

Middle School Dodgeball Night        
Location:         Ericksen Community Center (Lower Level) 
Who:                Middle School Youth ( 6th, 7th & 8th grade)

Date:                Dec. 3rd, 2022 
Day & Time:    Saturday, 6pm - 8pm
Fee:                 $5 per person at door (Doors open at 5:30pm)
Limit:  3 Teams minimum - 8 Teams Maximum
    


FRIDAY FUN NIGHTS
    
                
 
Upper elementary school students here's your chance to hang out with your friends at 'The REC' !  Concession stand will be available for refreshments.  Activities included but not limited to are kickball, basketball, a movie, dodgeball, volleyball and soccer.  Parents are welcome to stop by during this activity.  This event is a lock-in, once you come in, you stay until close unless a parent or guardian enters the building to pick you up.  Supervision by department staff and volunteers will be provided.  Come join the fun!!!!!!!        
  Wild Things

Who:                 Elementary School Youth 
Grades:            3rd, 4th and 5th
Location:         Ericksen Community Center (lower level)
Dates:              Oct. 28th, 2022  and Feb. 24th, 2023
Time:                5:30pm - 8:30pm                 
Fee:                  $5  pay at door                                                   

                                                   FISHING DERBY
                                      
 


Photo Individual  DNR free fishing weekend. 5-12 year olds start at 8:30am - 11:30am
  Awards given at 11:00am - 11:15am  Keep what you catch!
  Registration time:  7:30am
  Entry Fee:    FREE
  WHERE:       Emma Young Pond (Ericksen Community Center)
                       1401 11th Ave 
                       Clinton, Iowa  52732

                                                                                                       
      

                         Bow Wow Luau:  2022 
                      
When:        September 5th, 2022  (weather permitting)   
Fee:           $10 per dog and human or $15 per family
                  Maximum 2 dogs per family
Riverview Pool Bow Wow LuauWhere:       Clinton Riverview Pool
Time:         1pm - 4pm

Your dog gets to join in on the pool fun! Just bring a towel
and pick up bag.  Dogs must remain on a leash until by the pool.  The diving well will be closed.  Owners are encouraged to wear festive attire.  A signed liability waiver and proof of rabies vaccination required at registration.
           
 
   Special Buddies Valentine Party and Dance 
                             

  The fun has just begun for our Special Buddy's.  
  Join Moonlighting DJ Service and your friends
  of the Clinton Parks and Recreation Department.
  Enjoy a night of Hokey Pokey, Electric Slide,
  game room activities, and light refreshments.
  Make sure to save one dance for your sweetheart!

                                      2023
            Hearts Dancing
                       
        Who:                PEP Members
       Where:            Ericksen Community Center (Small Gym)
       When:            

       Fee:                $5 per person both clients and chaperones                            
       Time:    
         Doors open at 5:45pm;  Activities 6pm-8pm
       Supervisors:   ECC staff & PEP
       Deadline:        
Pay at door
 
                                                                                                                                                   
  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
                              19th Annual Easter Celebration 2023!
                                          

Please join us for an afternoon of fun and celebration.  There will be separate hunts for the different age groups, with thousands of eggs filled with candy and prizes donated from the local merchants and the community.  Come and hunt or just watch and enjoy                                                                                                                                                LOCATION:               Riverview Park(at the Bandshell)
WHEN:                   
WHO & TIME:           1pm Meet and greet with Easter Bunny
                                  1:30pm - Hunt starts for kids ages 4 - 10.  The 4 year olds will start the hunt first with the 5-10                                         year olds to follow.  Each age group will promptly follow the following age group.
SPECIAL NOTES:    Parents are not allowed in the hunt area.                                  

SPONSORED BY:    Clinton Kiwanis Clinton Parks and Recreation Department. 
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 Clinton 4th of July Festival
            Button Drawing & Coloring Contest
 K - 5TH GRADE

Join us at the Annual Clinton 4th of July Festival on Monday, July 4th on Clinton's Riverfront
Festival will include:
Parade, Music, Volleyball & Bags Tourney, Whiffle Ball, Children's Activities,
Quad Cities Strongmen & Women, Wrestlers, food and fun for the whole family!
Fireworks to follow the 6:30pm Lumberkings game at Nelson Corp Field

                               
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     Soaring Eagle Nature Barn - Dog Park
Fall Fest
October 22nd, 2022 - Saturday
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Free Pumpkins for Everyone!
(inclement weather date October 29th, 2022 - Saturday, 12:00pm - 4:00pm)
Live music, games, scavenger hunt, hayrack rides through Eagle Point Park, hiking on trails with a Naturalist, campfire,
roast hot dogs and Smore's! 
Also, available hot chocolate and apple cider. 
The best part is it's all FREE!



                                       Fall Pet Pictures
                            This event is co-sponsored by Animal Birth Control. 

Pet professional photographer, James Perron, will take pictures of your pets on November 19th, 2022.  at the Nature Barn by appointments only. You will receive a 3"x5" and a 5"x7" photo.   Enlargements and reprints are available upon request.  All posing challenges are accepted for single or group setting. 

When:                Nov. 19th, 2022 - Saturday - 10am - 2pm
Where:               Nature Barn  (by Eagle Point Park)
Fee:                    $15
How:                  Please contact Judy May to schedule a time for your furever friend's                               picture at  563-249-4132


Black Schnauzer and Pumpkins




                   3rd Annual Riverview Bacon & Brew Fest!
                                MARK YOUR CALENDARS!


 Date:                     September 24th, 2022
 Time:                  4pm - 7pm                                                           
 Location:              Riverview Park Bandshell  
 Event includes:  Local food vendors will be on hand selling $2 bacon inspired food samples along                                  with their regular menu items.  In addition, local breweries including those from 
                            the 7bG's Distributing network, will be providing free samples of their specialty 
                            brews.  Your favorite beer beverages will be available for purchase by the Jay-Cees.
Live Music by:    The Mamiltons
Event Fee:          $20

Tickets may be purchased the day of at the gate or pre-sale tickets are available at the link provided below!  Please contact the Clinton Parks & Rec Department for further inquiries at 563-243-1260.
                                                  This is a 21 year old and older event.
                           Ticket link:  https://visitclintoniowa.ticketspice.com/bacon-brew-fest

              

          

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