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Solon Parks & Rec Department

FALL FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION has begun and lasts through the first week in August. All pre-K thru fifth grade Solon students should have brought home a registration form. Pre-k through fourth graders may register online at https://solon-iowa.cogran.com/. More registration forms are available at the Solon Parks and Recreation website or may be picked up at City Hall. Games will be on Monday nights for Pre-k through fourth grade and Tuesday nights for fifth-sixth grade. The coaches meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Solon City Hall.

FALL SOCCER REGISTRATION has begun and lasts through the second week in August. All pre-K thru fifth grade Solon students should have brought home a registration form. Registration may be completed online at https://solon-iowa.cogran.com/. More registration forms are available at the Solon Parks and Recreation website or may be picked up at City Hall. Matches for pre-K thru third grade will be on Tuesday nights (unless the addition of teams requires playing some matches on Thursday evenings, too), starting the first week in September. Matches for fifth-sixth grade will be on Thursday evenings, starting in September. The coaches meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Solon City Hall.

CO-ED SAND VOLLEYBALL: Congregate at the sand volleyball court in the Solon Recreation and Nature Area, between the basketball court and diamond No. 3, on Sundays at 4 p.m. Participants will be split up into teams and the fun begins.
Interested in an adult beginning tap class? Contact Mike Reeve so public interest cam be surveyed via email at mike.reeve@solon-iowa.com.

SUMMER MOVIE-IN-THE-PARK: The next free movie offered by the Solon Parks and Recreation Department will be “Kung Fu Panda 3” on Friday, Aug. 19, at Diamond No. 1 of the Solon Recreation and Nature Area. The concession stand opens at 8 p.m. with the movie starting around 8:30 p.m. Attendees will need to bring lawn chairs, and/or blankets, sleeping bags, pillows, etc. No coolers will be allowed and free will donations are appreciated.

THANK YOU TO OUR JUNE 2016-DECEMBER 2016 SPONSORS!
Bronze level (up to $100)– Mark’s Auto Body; All Aboard Daycare; D and N Fence; Davis Veterinary; AD Smith Maintenance; UICCU; Linn County REC; Deb Suchomel; and Karen Jensen.
Silver level ($101-$349)– Farm Bureau; Red Vespa; Ken’s Auto Clinic; Irving Rentals LLC; and Installed Rite.
Gold level ($350 and above)– HWZ, LLC-Solon Store-RJZ Express; Big Country Seeds; Ruzicka’s; Solon State Bank; Bridge Community Bank; Clark Orthodontics; E & J Electric; Hills Bank and Trust; Solon Feed Mill; Southslope Cooperative Communications Co.; Ellison Insurance Agency, Inc.; JAB INK; and Big Grove Brewery.

BEEF DAYS “SPLASH PAD” FUND RAISING ACTIVITIES: There will be a “Giant Jenga” competition by the beer tent for the adults, a “freeze pop walk” for the kids by Kids Corner, and a float in the parade.

DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR AMUSEMENT PARKS: Remember, discounted tickets may be purchased for Adventureland, Lost Island water park, Six Flags over St. Louis, etc. at the Solon City Hall.