Jan
29
Mon
2018
Resource Development Committee Meeting
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
24
Sat
2018
UCAN’S Annual Pasta Dinner Sauce Showdown!
Mar 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for UCAN’s Annual Pasta Dinner…with a new twist! Great local restaurants will be bringing their signature sauces to compete in the first ever “Sauce Showdown”! You will sample sauces of all kinds and then vote on your favorite! You will enjoy a great pasta dinner, breadsticks, salad and desserts for a great cause!

 

If you like a little vino or beer with your pasta, choose one of our Primo Tickets which includes your choice of red or white wine or beer. 

Proceeds benefit UCAN’s summer programs for youth in need in Urbandale!

 

Apr
28
Sat
2018
Spring CleanUp!
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN) is seeking volunteers for the annual Urbandale Spring Clean-Up.  This year’s clean-up will take place on Saturday, April 28nd, 2018. 

We will be helping seniors and the disabled clean their yards-up and get ready for a great spring and summer!

Volunteers help elderly and disabled Urbandale residents prepare for summer by cleaning out flower beds, raking yards, trimming bushes and other general yard work.

Volunteers should meet at the Lion’s Park shelter house at 72nd & Prairie in Urbandale at 8am for a light breakfast and provide their own work gloves, rakes and trimmers! Following your morning of volunteering, join us for a quick lunch before you enjoy the rest of your day!

Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f48a8ac29a75-spring1

May
6
Sun
2018
Urbandale Mayor’s Bike Ride
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The 7th Annual “Mayor’s Bike Ride – UCAN Loop Urbandale” event, is Sunday, May 6, 2018 with free kids activities from 11AM – 2PM; ride registration and lunch from 11:30-12:45 with the ride beginning at 1PM.

The Mayor’s Bike Ride event will start and end at Delta Dental of Iowa, located at 9000 Northpark Drive. The Mayor’s ride will offer 3 routes of different distances for the bike ride participants. Registration includes a t-shirt, lunch, refreshments and pre and post ride activities.

The Bike Ride is open to children and adults of all ages. The pre-registration fee for the “Mayor’s Bike Ride – UCAN Loop Urbandale” is $30 per single rider and $15 for each additional family member.

The Urbandale Complete Streets Committee is sponsoring a variety of fun activities for kids from 11AM – 2PM (You do not need to participate in the Mayor’s Bike Ride to enjoy the free kids’ activities at this event) including a chance to win a new bike, face painting, sidewalk chalk, bike course for kids, helmet fitting and give away, and more!

REGISTER HERE!


Proceeds will benefit programs for youth in need in Urbandale!
Aug
2
Thu
2018
Back to School Immunization Clinic & Supply Givaway
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sep
4
Tue
2018
UCAN Caring Corps Program Fall Meeting
Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

UCAN Caring Corps kick-off to fall and holiday programming!

If you have volunteered for a UCAN program or want to get more involved, please plan to attend this meeting! We want your input and help as we prepare for our fall and winter programming!

Please RSVP so we can have materials and snacks for everyone

Sep
15
Sat
2018
Winter Clothing Drive
Sep 15 – Oct 22 all-day

Help a child in need by purchasing an item to keep them warm this winter!

Oct
27
Sat
2018
UCAN’s Monster Mash Bash Haunted Casino
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join all of Urbandale’s ghosts and goblins for a fun evening of spooks and surprises in our Haunted Casino! Enjoy fun casino games & chances to win great prizes! Costumes are not required, but those who do dress in costume will have a chance to win cash prizes!

Purchase your tickets before Oct 1 for $30 admission pricing; after Oct.1 admission is $40. Admission includes a great appetizer buffet, complementary non-alcoholic beverages, wine and beer and a pot of chips to start your gambling off. Proceeds benefit UCAN’s Holiday Helping Hands – programs for Urbandale residents in need during the Christmas season.

This year more than 1,000 children, adults and isolated senior citizens will be served through UCAN’s Holiday Programs.

5:30 to 6:30 pm Scary Happy Hour & silent auction
6:30 to 8:30 pm Haunted Casino & Boo-tiful Appetizer buffet
8:30pm Costume contest, Heads or Tails game & much more!

Nov
3
Sat
2018
UCAN Annual Fall Clean-Up
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN) is seeking volunteers for the annual Urbandale Fall Clean-Up.
We will be helping seniors and disabled residents clean their yards raked and ready for winter!

Volunteers help by cleaning out flower beds, raking yards, trimming bushes and other general yard work.

Volunteers should meet at the Lion’s Park shelter house at 72nd & Prairie in Urbandale at 8am for a great breakfast from our friends at the Urbandale Lions Club! Please bring work gloves, rakes and trimmers!

Both groups and individuals of all ages are encouraged to volunteer. Questions? Contact the UCAN office at 515 278-3936 or email Info@UrbandaleNetwork.org

Nov
7
Wed
2018
Holiday Helping Hands Program Sign-Up
Nov 7 – Nov 9 all-day

Urbandale families in need can sign up for one of our holiday programs at Lions Park Shelter. Please bring proof of residency (rent receipt, utility bill), proof of eligibility (SNAP verification, free & reduced lunch or medical), identification for ALL members of your family (SS Cards, school id, school free and reduced lunch form, medical cards).

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