Snacks & Facts

No time to attend an evening or weekend program? Try our Snacks & Facts series! We’ll have a speaker every first Friday of month at the Waukee Community Center (675 Walnut St). Come ready to learn and we’ll provide the snacks! Stick around afterwards for Waukee Parks & Recreation’s bingo at 1pm. This program is brought to you in partnership with Waukee Parks & Recreation.

September 2nd at 11am – Prohibition in Iowa

Prohibition was a period of time when it was illegal to manufacture, sell, or transport liquor in the United States. So why did Iowa farmers get involved in using their corn to make liquor? Linda McCann researcher and author of numerous books on Iowa history, will delve into Iowa’s Prohibition history, sharing stories and comments from the children of Iowa moonshiners and bootleggers that she interviewed and providing examples of prohibition activities in the Waukee area.