City of Pleasant Hill Weekly

News for you from the City of Pleasant Hill

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Youth Fishing Derby

Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 4 at Copper Creek Lake Park

We look forward to seeing your family on Saturday, June 4 for the annual Youth Fishing Derby. This FREE family-friendly youth fishing derby is fun for kids up to age 13. The first 150 kids will receive a t-shirt. The fishing derby begins at 8 am, but we encourage you to stay for the raffle drawing, which begins at 11 a.m.
Where: Copper Creek Lake Park
When: 4390 E. University Avenue, Pleasant Hill, Iowa 50327
Cost: Free! 

Click here for more information about the Youth Fishing Derby.

Chill on the Hill begins Friday

Attend Chill on the Hill at Copper Creek Lake Park on Friday, June 3

On Friday June 3, Standing Hampton will be playing at Chill on the Hill. This is an opportunity to enjoy live music from 6 to 9 pm at Copper Creek Lake Park. Admission is $8 (includes two beverage tickets).

Attendees must be age 21 or older to attend. No pets, outside food or beverages will be allowed. Seating is limited, so bring lawn chairs or blankets. Read more

Copper Creek Garage Sale Saturday, June 11

Copper Creek Garage Sale Saturday, June 11

The Copper Creek neighborhood garage sale is just ten days away. Due to the expected high volume of vehicle traffic and people in the area, additional no parking signs will be posted. We ask residents and guests to adhere to the no parking signs posted and absolutely no double parking or parking within the cul-de-sacs to ensure emergency vehicles and other traffic can continue to flow properly through the area.

To respect those living in this neighborhood, we ask those attending not to park in resident’s driveways or in front of mailboxes. As a safety reminder from the Pleasant Hill Police Department, we advise those attending to have cash only transactions to minimize fraud. Read more

Try the Pickleball League at Doanes Park Tennis Courts

Try Pickleball League at Doanes Park Tennis Courts on Sunday, June 5

If you are looking for something to do on Sunday afternoon’s, stop by the Doanes Park Tennis Courts to play in a pickleball league. The league plays from 4-6 p.m. and beginner players are welcome. Click here to find out more information. 

Youth Bowling Camp

Sign up for Youth Bowling Camp at Great Escape the week of June 20

Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation and Great Escape are partnering to offer a week long bowling camp. Attendees will be divided into age groups to learn fundamentals including; approach, delivery, hand position, release, spot bowling, and spare conversions. Bowling instructors will be instructing the camp. Classes will be held the week of June 20th from 10-11:30 am. Cost is $35/person. Read more

Employment with the City of Pleasant Hill

The City of Pleasant Hill has a few open positions. Please visit cityofpleasanthill/jobs to find job descriptions and an employment application.

Construction on NE 75th street

Construction on NE 75th Street

On Wednesday, June 1, the signal at NE 75th Street will be 4-way stop starting around mid-morning and lasting a few hours. The signal will be fully operational again by 2:00 pm. Advanced warning flashers will remain in operation. As a reminder, always slow down and drive safely through construction areas.

Upcoming calendar activities and events

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events and check out the community calendar on our website for more information.

  • Regular City Council Meeting: June 14, 28 and July 12, 26 at 6:30 pm, City Council Chambers
  • Toddler Time at the Library: Wednesday’s at 10 am
  • Preschool Story Time at the Library: Wednesday’s and Thursday’s at 10:30 am
  • Book Discussion at the Library: 4th Monday of each month at 7 pm
  • Movies and Popcorn at the Library: Thursday, June 16 at 6 pm
  • Tuesday's in the Park: June 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19 and 26. The library is hosting free events at Doanes Park YouthCenter, beginning at 10 am
  • Chill on the Hill: Friday June 3, 10, 17, and 24 at 6 pm, Copper Creek Lake Park
  • Youth Fishing Derby: Saturday, June 4, Copper Creek Lake Park
  • Copper Creek Garage Sale: Saturday, June 11, Copper Creek neighborhood
  • Copper Creek Triathlon: Sunday, June 26, Copper Creek Lake Park
  • Pleasant Hill on Wheels: Tuesday, June 28, Parking lot west of the Library, 10-11:30 am

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