Special Events 

Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Show

The Annual Fall Craft & Vendor Show will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9am- 3pm at the Falcon Civic Center. Admission is FREE and Everyone is welcome to attend!! The fee for a booth is $35 which includes an 8'x8' booth space with one 8' long table and 2 folding chairs. One additional table costs $7.50 if needed. Please Note: No one is put in the show until payment w/ signed agreement has been received. If you mail an agreement in to the Falcon Civic Center, it may be a good idea to call a few days later to make sure we have received your agreement w/ payment and ensure your spot. Temporary Sales Tax Permits are not available, crafters/ vendors must have a permanent sales tax number through the Iowa Department of Revenue. Reminder to Falcon Civic Center Patrons: We will set-up for the Fall Craft & Vendor Show on the Friday prior to the show. Only the weight room will be open to public use on the Friday prior & Saturday of the show. If you are interested in a booth space, please contact Angie @ 319-334-6711 or email Angie.
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The Independence Public Library is brewing up fun for families at the Falcon Civic Center . The Boo Bash is typically held on the Friday prior to Halloween from 5-7pm at the FCC. ALL AGES are invited to come and enjoy games, stories, crafts, snacks, and a photo booth to celebrate Halloween. Wear your costume and stop at the Falcon Civic Center for what is sure to be a SPOOKtacular good time... all ghouls, ghosts & goblins are welcome!! Call the Independence Public Library at 319-334-2470 or find us on Facebook or Twitter!!!

Letters to Santa

The Independence Parks & Recreation Department has placed a very special mailbox at the Falcon Civic Center for children to send their "Letters to Santa" at the North Pole. All letters need to have a legible return address on them so Santa may write a letter and send it back to the children. Parents/ children may also mail your letters to the following address and we will personally make sure they get to the North Pole: Santa Claus
c/o Falcon Civic Center
1305 5th Avenue NE
Independence, Iowa  50644
The mailbox will be at the Falcon Civic Center and "Letters to Santa" will be accepted from December 1st- 19th.
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25th ANNUAL "Just for Kids" Holiday Store 

Join us at the Falcon Civic Center on Saturday, December 10th, 2022 between 9am- 12pm for our 25th Annual "Just for Kids" Holiday Store. This very special event is a day for children of ALL ages to come and finish up their holiday shopping for family & friends. Crafters will be on hand to sell small items for under $10 each. LIMITED Booth Space Available, please contact Angie @ 319-334-6711 or email Angie. Volunteers will be on hand to help make the day run smoothly. Gifts will be wrapped at the store and ready to go home with the children. Thanks to a wonderful group of very generous people, we will have baked goodies available (while supplies last) for adults and children to enjoy while they are at the "store". A holiday craft station will be set-up, a place to snap pictures, and Santa & Mrs. Claus may be here also. Volunteers and donations of wrapping supplies: including boxes; are needed to help make this event a success!! If you have never made it out to experience this event, please stop by. It is a true expression of the Holiday Spirit!! Please contact Angie @ 319-334-6711 or email Angie if you would like to be involved. We would love to have you!! Great Silver Cord Opportunity for High School Students :) Merry Christmas!!!
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