Happenings in Perry

Staff Report
Racers take off at the start of the Run Through Time 5K Fun Run in 2018. The 2019 run is set for Saturday, July 6. FILE PHOTO/THE PERRY CHIEF

Run Through Time 5K Fun Run

7 p.m. Saturday, July 6 at Caboose Park.

Perry Lutheran Homes’ second-annual Run Through Time 5K fun run or walk returns on July 6. Participants are encouraged to dress up in their favorite decade attire and enjoy music, memories and blasts from the past. Run Through Time is an out-and-back style fun run on the Raccoon River Valley Trail that starts and finishes at the Caboose Park. Run check-in starts at 6 p.m., a pre-run Zumba warm-up lead by Deb Miller starts at 6:45 p.m., and the run start time is 7 p.m. Registration for the run is all online at www.RunThroughTime.run.

John Hickenlooper in Perry

6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7 at Hotel Pattee.

Perry Area Democrats announce former Colorado Governor, John Hickenlooper will be at the Hotel Pattee on Sunday evening, July 7 at 6:30 pm. Hickenlooper is running for the Democratic nomination of President of the United States. This event is open to the public.

Senior Community Meal

12 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 at Spring Valley Campus.

Spring Valley Campus will host a Senior Community Meal for $10 on Tuesday, July 9. The menu includes: Stuffed Hamburgers with Bacon/Cheese, Potato Chips, OUR NEW SALAD BAR and Sharon’s Favorite Dessert. To RSVP, please call Maureen at 465-7500.

Quarterly Classics Book Club Meeting - July 9

7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 at Carnegie Library Museum.

The Quarterly Classics Book Club will meet on Tuesday, July 9. The selected title for discussion is “Three Men in a Boat, to Say Nothing of the Dog” by Jerome K. Jerome. Interested readers are invited to join the group for one meeting - or all year. Discussion leader is Jill Cook.

Children’s K-5 Summer Reading: Absolute Science - July 11

10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 11 at Perry Public Library large meeting room.

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade who are registered for the Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program are invited to attend the Absolute Science program on July 11. Don’t miss the fun, as Absolute Science returns to Perry to take us on another scientifically fabulous adventure!

Adult Summer Reading: All About Drones - July 11

6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11 at Perry Public Library large meeting room.

Brian Eiteman will be our guest for an adult summer program: All About Drones. We will meet in the library large meeting room and Brian will share his expertise on drone mechanics and operations. Weather permitting, we may spend time outdoors, observing and flying a drone with Brian’s assistance. Everyone is invited to join us for this free event. No registration is needed!

Teen Summer Reading: Final Frontier Fridays

3 p.m. July 12, 19 at Perry Public Library large meeting room.

Teens participating in the Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program are invited to attend Final Frontier Fridays, at 3 p.m. in the library large meeting room. The July programs, on Friday, July 5, 12 and 19, are: Make an Alien (Registration required for this event only!), Mystery Program and Rocket Car Races, respectively. For more information, call the library at 515-465-3569.