HawkFest! This and More in Ankeny's Five Things for Wednesday
Here's what is going on in Ankeny today and other tidbits for Wednesday, May 2.
1) Getting Active at Ankeny FUMC
Looking to get active? Ankeny First United Methodist Church will hold a couple activities today, including Seniors Exercising Together at 10 a.m. and yoga at 6 p.m. For more info on these events, call the church at 515-964-4249.
2) It's Time for HawkFest!
Ankeny High School students, don't forget your Frisbees, footballs and blankets when you head to school today. Why? Because today marks the first annual HawkFest. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., students will be treated to a grill out and a couple hours of fun activities as part of the school's new Youmanity program, which encourages students to pay it forward and do good things for other people.
3) On Deck For Tomorrow — Become an Ankeny Optimist
4) Gas Prices
Need to fill up before your morning commute? Check out this brief roundup of a couple of the cheapest places in Ankeny to get gas, according to IowaStateGasPrices.com.
Casey's General Store, intersection of Southeast Oralabor Road and Delaware Avenue, $3.56 per gallon for regular
Kum & Go, 65 S.W. Magazine Road near Ankeny Boulevard, $3.43 per gallon for mid-grade
5) The Weather
It will feel like summer in Ankeny today, with sunny skies, a high of 85 and a 10 percent chance of rain, according to weather.com. Look for south winds from 20 to 30 mph. The overnight low will be 67, with a 30 percent of thunderstorms developing.