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Virtual Backpack

Welcome to the Virtual Backpack for the Sioux City Community School District, an online flyerboard that allows local non-profits to share timely updates with our school community about upcoming events and opportunities. Use the Virtual Backpack menu to view upcoming events by category or school.

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Spalding Park Environmental Sciences Elementary

Events

  • LaunchPAD Halloween Spooktacular

    Location
    LaunchPAD Children's Museum 623 Pearl St. Sioux City IA 51101
    Audience
    Ages 0-10.
    Cost
    Included with paid admission
    RSVP
    October 21, 2021
    Contact
    Sara Bunker

    Information

    Looking for Halloween family fun? Come to LaunchPAD’s Halloween Spooktacular! We will have treats, games, activities, prizes and more. Make sure to wear your costume to get a customized Halloween picture.

  • Family Friendly Haunted House

    Location
    First Congregational Church, 4600 Hamilton Blvd.
    Audience
    Elementary students and families.
    Cost
    No cost
    Contact
    Suzanne Johnson

    Information

    Come enjoy a free family event at First Congregational Church! We will have a haunted house full of costumed ghouls, spooky music, and of course candy!

    When: Saturday October 23rd at 5 PM

    Where: First Congregational Church, 4600 Hamilton Blvd.

    Open to all ages.

  • BridgeWhiz – Strengthen Cognitive Skills by Learning Bridge!

    Location
    Online
    Audience
    Grades 4-12
    Cost
    Free
    RSVP
    October 23, 2021
    Organization
    BridgeWhiz
    Contact
    ACBL Educational Foundation 58-1733600

    Information

    As a parent, you’d do anything to give your child a happy, successful life. Now you have a wonderful opportunity to do just that – through the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of contract bridge.
    BridgeWhiz, a FREE online course designed to teach children in grades 4 through 12 the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of contract bridge, a fascinating game whose benefits, intellectual stimulation, and adventure will last a lifetime.
    Learning to play bridge will nurture your child’s team and individual competitive spirit. Build social skills. And enhance deductive reasoning and math abilities.

  • Darby’s Dancers Sign Up

    Location
    Arena Dance Academy, 4501 Southern Hills Drive, Sioux City
    Audience
    TK-High School students
    Cost
    No cost to participate, donations are accepted
    RSVP
    November 07, 2021
    Contact
    Kayla Kellen

    Information

    Darby’s Dancers provides an opportunity for children with special needs to participate in the performing arts through dance education. Class will be offered at the Arena Dance Academy (main studio) on Sundays at 3:45-4:15pm. Trained instructors and assistants will teach dance fundamentals in a safe, professional, welcoming setting. Students will perform in an annual Winter showcase and Spring Recital. No dance experience necessary. Open to ages 4-18.

  • Goodwill Shoe and Mitten Program

    Location
    Goodwill of the Great Plains, 3100 W. 4th St, Sioux City, IA
    Audience
    Elementary Students
    Cost
    FREE
    RSVP
    November 15, 2021
    Contact
    Rhonda Akerberg

    Information

    Goodwill of the Great Plains will be hosting their Annual Shoe and Mitten Party again this year at our Sioux City store location at 3100 West 4th Street on Saturday, December 4th. All children in grades K-5 are eligible to register and receive a brand new pair of shoes, pack of socks, warm winter mittens and a hat.

  • Holiday Drop and Shop

    Location
    Long Lines Auditorium
    Audience
    Tk-5th graders
    Cost
    $20 preregistered, $25 at the door (registration cost includes a snack)
    RSVP
    December 11, 2021
    Contact
    Gretchen Cooper

    Information

    Parents/Guardians: SAVE THE DATE for our 2021 Holiday Drop and Shop: December 11, 1-5pm at Long Lines Auditorium! A fun afternoon for kids ages 4-10, allowing parents to finish that last minute holiday shopping. Registration opens October 1 on Eventbrite-we will have crafts, games, sports, dancing, snacks, and more! Cost:$20 per child pre-registered; $25 at the door. Staff includes Arena Sports Academy instructors. Plan to attend!