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Sioux City Judo Club Wins Junior Team Competition

Seven competitors from the Sioux City Judo club competed in the Iowa Games on Saturday, July 16th.  They won the junior team competition after earning a total of eight medals in individual competition.Somally Sek earned gold medals in two divisions (girls’ divisions #4 and #5).  Mariah Barillas took home a first place medal in the girls’ Division 2.  Cielos Doenhoefer earned a gold medal in the boys’ 11 year old heavy division.  Sovanndy Sek placed first in the boys’ 12-13 year old division.  Richard Barillas earned a silver medal in the boys’ 10-11 lightweight division.  Melonie Barillas placed second in the girls’ division #4. Hope Bunce placed 3rd in the girls’ division 3.The competitors are coached by Karen Mackey, Jason Allen and Lucas Fields at the Sioux City Judo Club, a program of the Parks and Recreation Department.

Coffee with Council

Join the Mayor and City Council members for an informal coffee on Thursday, July 14 at 8:30 a.m. at McDonalds, 3101 Floyd Boulevard (inside of Walmart). The monthly “Coffee with Council” provides an opportunity for community members to meet with council members in a relaxed atmosphere and discuss the issues that matter most to our residents.

The August Coffee with Council will be held on the first Thursday, August 4, 9:30 a.m. in Council Chambers.  The Yamanashi City, Japan Delegation will be in attendance.

4th of July Weekend Events

Mardi Gras returns to Downtown Sioux City on Friday, July 1 with the 2016 Big Parade and Mardi Gras Festivale!  Join the FREE fun when the Big Parade begins at 6:00 p.m. After you catch some flying beads, head down to the Sioux City Convention Center for the Mardi Gras Festivale. You'll find beautiful costumes, a delicious authentic Cajun meal or American kids meal, followed by live music and fireworks.

On Saturday, July 2, Saturday in the Park returns with plenty of live music in Grandview Park. Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves will headline the free annual outdoor music festival. Big Head Todd & the Monsters, KONGOS, the Wailers, Kim Simmonds/Savoy Brown will also perform on the main stage. The Second Stage, now known as The Abe, will host an additional set of artists including hip-hop performer Sir Mix-a-Lot. And don't forget Arts Alley, Kids Zone, incredible food and fireworks to end the night!

Peirce Mansion Celebration on Sunday

Years of restoration efforts will be celebrated at the Peirce Mansion 5th Anniversary Open House on Sunday, June 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Peirce Mansion, 2901 Jackson Street. The free event will feature refreshments and tours of the Victorian-era house.

Public Meeting to Discuss I-29 Riverfront Trail Connection

The public is invited and encouraged to attend a public meeting to discuss proposed trail development along I-29 hosted by the Parks & Recreation Department. The project includes an extension of the trail along the Riverfront which will connect Chris Larsen Park to Chautauqua Park. The meeting will be held Thursday, June 23, 2016, 7:00 p.m., City Hall, 5th Floor Council Chambers, 405 6th Street.


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