Special Family Events
||ABOUT THE EVENT
||Easter Egg Hunt
||Saturday, April 11: Fill your baskets at Pleasant Hill's annual Easter Egg Hunt at Doanes Park. There are three age groups: 4 and under, 5-7, and 8+.
|April||Springtime Hill Climb
||Saturday, April 6: This 5K Run/Walk or 10K Run takes you through the streets and trails in Pleasant Hill. Click here for more information.
|May|| Bike Month Iowa
||Bike Month celebrates weekend trail riders, daily commuters, RAGBRAI rollers, and lovers of all things bikes in Central Iowa. Registered Bike Month bicycle riders receive free access to Chill on the Hill during scheduled dates. Click here for more information about Bike Month.
|June|| Chill on the Hill
||Friday, May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28 and July 12: This event offers live music from 6-9 pm at Copper Creek Lake Park.
|| Youth Fishing Derby
||Saturday, June 6: This event is held at Copper Creek Lake Park from 8-11 am for kids ages 13 and under. The first 150 kids receive a free t-shirt and door prize.
|June||Pleasant Hill on Wheels
||Tuesday, June 18: This free event provides kids of all ages an opportunity to climb on a snowplow, backhoe, dump truck, tool cat and fire truck.
||Family Fun Fest
||Saturday, July 27: Event was created especially for families with inflatables for children of all ages and a "Movie in the Park" in the evening. Attendees are allowed to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets while they enjoy the outdoor movie.
|August||River Run Garbage Grab
||Friday, Aug. 18: This event allows volunteers the opportunity to remove trash from the river or along its adjacent trails. Click here for more information.
||Friday, Oct. 18: This event
|December||Breakfast with Santa
||Saturday, Dec. 7: Bring your family and have breakfast with Santa, which includes; pancakes, sausage, milk, and juice. Santa will be available for photos and kids can enjoy face painting and a book fair.
|December||Family Fun Night
||Saturday, Dec. 7: Families can enjoy bingo and purchase books. Food is provided.
If planning any type of special event, an appointment must be scheduled with the Parks and Recreation staff by calling 515-262-9368.