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June 12, 2019
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Le Mars, IA 51031
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2019 Ice Cream Days & Sesquicentennial Celebration

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday, June 12th, Ice Cream Days/Sesqui Events:

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. • Chamber Coffee hosted by the Ice Cream Parlor, 115 Central Avenue NW - The Parlor hosts a Chamber event to kick off Ice Cream Days. All are welcome to stop by the newly re-imagined Parlor!

5:00 p.m. • Tri State Drive In Cruisers at Bob’s Drive Inn, Highway 75 South - Enjoy music from the ‘50s & ‘60s while strolling through a collection of restored, classic, street-rod, and muscle cars. Free soft serve ice cream cones compliments of Bob’s Drive Inn, Dean Foods Le Mars and BoDeans Baking Co.

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. • Dr. James Schaap Le Mars Public Library, 46 1st Street SW - Dr. Schaap will discuss “coming home” in reference to Le Mars’ most famous author, Curtis Harnack, and the memories he shares in We Have All Gone Away.

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. • Splash Dance Le Mars Outdoor Swimming Pool, 300 12th Street SE
Kick off Ice Cream Days with a Splash Dance at the Outdoor Pool. Q102 will be broadcasting live while providing music and entertainment. Only $1/person and lots of fun, games and music.

7:00 p.m. • Time Capsule sponsored by Joel & Nikki Johnson, Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home
Foster Park, 600 Central Avenue SE - A time capsule filled with items from Le Mars citizens will be buried in Foster Park. Viewing of the items and a short program will take place in the northwest corner of the Park.

7:30 - 9:00 p.m. • Kiwanis/Aktion Club Ice Cream Social, Foster Park, 600 Central Avenue SE
Enjoy a complimentary cool treat before and during the evening concert. Sponsored by the Le Mars Kiwanis/Aktion Club and Blue Bunny®.

8:00 p.m. • Le Mars Municipal Band Concert, Foster Park, 600 Central Avenue SE - This fifty-piece
band of professional and amateur musicians provides an “old-fashioned” concert in the park for the 113th year. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on while enjoying this popular family activity.