Upcoming Events


To add an event, please email phn@dallascountyiowa.gov           

Block Fest™ is a hands-on learning and building extravaganza for parents and children 8 months to 8 years. Block play helps children develop early math, science and literacy skills. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No shoes or bare feet. Socks with blocks! Space is limited to 30 people per session so PRE-REGISTRATION is a must! To register or for more information call Allison at 515-808-0661or by email at allisonmorlan@partnersinfamilydevelopment.org.   Westview Church, 1155 SE Boone Dr, Waukee 9:30am OR 11:00am.

FREE Blood Pressure Self Monitoring Program
At Sumpter Pharmacy in Adel, Tuesdays from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, starting October 4th. Sponsored by the YMCA. Call Mery at 515-645-3340 for more information.

Weight Watchers
Tuesday evenings at 4:30 pm

in the Dallas County Hospital Boardroom. Call Deb at 515.465.7665 for more details.

Mobile Food Pantry
in Dallas County.  Please call 515-564-0330 if you have any questions.

First Presbyterian Church
1204 13th St.
Dallas Center, IA

Dallas County Hospital
610 10th St.
Perry, IA
Rhema Worship Center
250 4th St.
Waukee, IA
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Great Beginnings for Families
Join us for Great Beginnings for Families; a five-week skills building program for parents and/or child care providers of infants through kindergarteners that will help them build on their strengths and assist them in effectively administering positive discipline and guidance. Encouraging learning through play, understanding the key principles of child development, and helping their child cope with anger and conflict are other core parts of this workshop series. “This class was enlightening and very beneficial to me, “ shared one father. “Being a good parent is what I have to do for the rest of my life. Quite frankly, no other job or task is more important. This class encouraged me to take a look at myself and evaluate the skills I have and also to learn new skills. ”
Dates: Tuesdays, April 4 – May 2
Time: 10:30 – 11:45 am
Location: Waukee Family YMCA (210 N. Warrior Lane). Cost: $10

One does NOT need to be a YMCA member to attend
Child care provided for free
To Register visit or call the Waukee YMCA at 515.987.9996. For Questions contact: Lisa Mickelson at ISU Extension & Outreach, 515.993.4281 or lmickel@iastate.edu

Parent Café
Friday March 31, 8:30am to 10:30am at Crossroads Church in Perry. Opportunities for parents to come together and share their experiences, their joys, and their concerns with other parents. Parent Cafes are not parent & child events. They are for parents only. FREE, for more information please call Jean (English) at 515-250-8807 or Penny (English & Spanish) at 515-808-0503.

Prenatal Education Class for Expectant Parents
March 8, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19 at 10:30am to noon at Dallas County Hospital in Perry.
6 sessions each one on a different aspect of pregnancy, child birth and caring for your baby. Please call Dallas County Public health to Register at 515-993-3750 or 515-465-2483. Sponsored by Partners in Family Development, Dallas County Public Health Nursing Services, Dallas County Hospital and other Community Organizations.