On Saturday, September 13, the La Porte City Lions Club Party in the Park begins at 11 AM with hamburgers, bratwurst and hot dogs being served by the Lions Club. You won’t have to travel far for dessert, as the La Porte City Women’s Club will conduct a bake sale with a variety of sweet treats. The Parks and Rec Commission will also be holding a “Bags Tournament” from 12-2 PM.
Sing Me to Heaven Foundation will conduct a CHAIR-ity Auction from 2 PM to 6:30 PM. Silent bids for a number of specially-crafted chairs will be accepted until 6:30 PM. The winners of the chairs will be announced at 7 PM with a special live auction to follow.
This Party in the Park heats up at 2:30 PM with the broadcast of the Iowa-Iowa State football game on a ten foot screen. The Women’s Club will have plenty of popcorn available at game time.
Tailgaters are encouraged to bring comfortable seating/lawn chairs and their own coolers to the event. While alcohol will not be sold at this Party in the Park, individuals of legal drinking age may consume the beer and wine they bring into the park in coolers, provided they are not in glass containers.
Following the game, will be a Tug-Of-War competition, a bonfire and music will be provided until 10 PM. The Party in the Park is a great opportunity to support the community, enjoy a great football game, and support local organizations at a fun, family event.