Recreation Programs

Fall Movie - The Goonies

October 11th at Sunset
Asbury Park 

Join us on Friday, October 11th for a showing of the fall classic, The Goonies.  The movie starts at sunset (~6:45) in Asbury Park.  Bring a blanket and a buddy to cuddle up and enjoy the crisp fall weather while watching this action-packed, adventure film.  Free hot chocolate will be available (while supplies last).

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Heritage Center Partnership Tickets 

During the 2019-2020 season, Asbury residents can buy half price tickets to all Family Series Performances by using promo code "ASBURY" at checkout.*

2019-2020 Schedule:

Jungle Book
Presented by Kidoons and WYRD Productions of Canada
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:00 P.M.
From the creators of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, which the New York Times called "Jaw-Dropping", comes the new theatrical adaptation of the works of Rudyard Kipling, re-imagining his classic stories through modern eyes. Immersive sound and multimedia will transport you from the urban jungle to relive Mowgli's childhood in the jungles of India. With Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther, and more, Jungle Book brings beloved characters to life in a way you've never seen before. Eye-popping video, shadow-play, and original music make this family production of Jungle Book "like stepping inside a beautifully illustrated children's storybook. It's a MAGICAL experience!"- Sarasota Observer www.junglebook.ca The new stage adaptation of the works of Rudyard Kipling re-imagines his classic stories through modern eyes, and brings beloved characters to life as you've never seen them before.

A Christmas Carol (kids edition)

Performed by Virginia Repertory Theatre
Sunday, December 8, 2019 – 2:00 P.M.
An intimate production of this perennial holiday favorite and perhaps the best loved Christmas story of all time, this musical adaptation of Dickens’ classic is particularly suited to children. Watch Mr. Scrooge have a change of heart from stone to gold as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas. All the joy, sentiment and meaning are here, without being too scary for young audiences. www.va-rep.org/tour

Missoula Children’s Theatre presents Pinocchio
Saturday, January 25, 2020 – 10:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M.
Missoula Children’s Theatre presents an original adaptation of this classic fairy tale featuring a cast of local youth. Geppetto fashioned the puppet in the image of a small boy. Even as the lonely and kind woodcarver worked far into the night, old Geppetto was not aware that the wood under the chisel had come from the trunk of an enchanted tree. But the Blue Fairy was aware, as she watched from afar and gave to that puppet the gift of life. Thus, begins the Missoula Children's Theatre adaptation of one of the most beloved of all children’s stories–PINOCCHIO. Join our wooden-head as he dances with Geppetto’s charming toys, travels the road to Pleasure Isle with Candlewick and his Crew, and is swindled by the unsavory Fox and Cat. After escaping the clutches of the evil puppet master, Stromboli, Pinocchio finds himself in trouble once more–this time swallowed by a monstrous whale. Very scary stuff! As Geppetto and the friendly Urchins spin their magical tale, we learn with Pinocchio that there are no shortcuts on the road to becoming a real, live boy. www.mctinc.org/mct-tour

The Princess and The Pea
Performed by Lexington Children’s Theatre
Sunday, February 9, 2020 – 2:00 P.M.
What does it take to be a princess? Is it bravery? Kindness? A fabulous wardrobe? Or does figuring out your royal stature have a more legume kind of nature? Join us for this fun and funky retelling of a Hans Christian Andersen classic as we find out what happens when you put “princess-ness” to the test. We’ll give you a hint – being a princess isn’t about this or that, being YOU is where it’s at! www.lctonstage.org

*Pricing not valid on "lap child" tickets.  
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How to register for classes and events: 

Registrations are taken at City Hall (unless otherwise stated), 5290 Grand Meadow Drive, Asbury, IA 52002

Any questions, please feel free to call us at 563.556.7106.

You can also mail your registration and payment. Please make checks payable to" The City of Asbury".

If your child is interested in baseball, t-ball or girls softball you can contact the Asbury Athletic Association. Their website is www.asburyathletics.com.