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Mar 17, '14

AMP St. Patrick's Day

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AMP St. Patrick's Day

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AMP, the young professional group for the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance, has a St. Patrick’s Day celebration from 6 to 9 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club. There will be party favors and games.

AMP St. Patrick's Day

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

NL VFW Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

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NL VFW Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

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New London VFW hosts a St. Patrick’s Day meal of corned beef and cabbage from 5 to 7:30 pm, or until its gone. It is by freewill donation with proceeds going to post upkeep. The public is welcome.

NL VFW Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran's Hall.

Bingo

Alanon

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First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

Alanon

Mar 18, '14

Bat World with Live Bats!

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Bat World with Live Bats!

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BAT WORLD with LIVE BATS at 7:00 p.m.Oakland Mills Nature Center. Vera Blevins from Bat World Heartland returns to Oakland Mills Nature Center. Educational for all ages. Free and open to the public. Preregistration is appreciated, but not necessary. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. Sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors LLC and QP&P.

Bat World with Live Bats!

Brown Bag Lecture Series

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Brown Bag Lecture Series

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The Brown Bag Lecture Series continues with “Early History of Southeast Iowa Through the Writings of Women.” Mike Zahs will share letters, diaries and other letters to tell the story of live in the 19th century. It starts at noon in the International Room the of IWC’s Chadwick Library. Everyone is invited.

Brown Bag Lecture Series

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Friends of Lacey Meeting

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Friends of Lacey Meeting

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Friends of Lacey annual meeting will be held at Lacey-Keosauqua Park Lodge at 7 pm. Everyone is invited.

Friends of Lacey Meeting

Harlan-Lincoln House Brown Bag Lecture

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Harlan-Lincoln House Brown Bag Lecture

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Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House will host their annual Brown Bag Lecture presentations at noon in the International Room at Chadwick Library, Iowa Wesleyan College. There is no charge. Guests are invited to bring a lunch. Michael Zahs, retired Washington, Iowa, social studies teacher will use letters, diaries, and other writings of women to tell the story of life in 19th century Iowa. Zahs has been awarded several teaching awards, including the 1996 Iowa Distinguished Teacher Award for dedication to his students and profession. Humanities Iowa awarded funding for this presentation through their Speakers Bureau. Humanities Iowa is the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Harlan-Lincoln House Brown Bag Lecture

NAMI Meetings

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NAMI Meetings

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The National Alliance of Mental Health hosts a meeting tonight. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of the month 7 pm at United Methodist Church. Meetings are in the basement in Room 109. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Angie Goodpasture at 986-2030.

NAMI Meetings

Othello at IWC

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Othello at IWC

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The American Shakespeare Center will present the comedy Othello on Tuesday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium. This is a free performance open to the public.

Othello at IWC

Othello Performance at IWC

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Othello Performance at IWC

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7:30 p.m. “Othello” presented by the American Shakespeare Center
Funded by the Haselmayer Endowment for the Arts
Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium, 601 North Main, Mount Pleasant
Free and open to the public

Othello Performance at IWC

Tip Night for WACO Special Olympics

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Tip Night for WACO Special Olympics

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WACO Special Olympics is hosting a tip night at Unc & Nephs in Washington from 5pm to close. All proceeds will go to the WACO team to help raise funds towards the needs of the team. Unc L& Nephs is located at 1015 West Madision Street in Washington.

Tip Night for WACO Special Olympics

TOPS #212...

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Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

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TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous has a closed meeting tonight at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Alcoholic Anonymous

Mar 19, '14

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Immunization Clinics

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Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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Henry County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 1 to 4 pm.

Immunization Clinics

Mar 20, '14

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Free Nutrition Program

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Free Nutrition Program

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Henry County Health Center and the Mt. Pleasant Rec Center are offering a free community program on at 9:15 a.m. at the Rec Center. March is National Nutrition Month, and Elise Klopfenstein, HCHC’s Clinical Dietitian, will present a program “Enjoy Eating Right.” The public is invited to attend the presentation; you need not be a Rec Center member to attend.

Free Nutrition Program

Mepo Theater Annie

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Mepo Theater Annie

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Mediapolis Community Theater presents “Annie” in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for students.

Mepo Theater Annie

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous has a closed meeting this evening at 5 pm at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church basement.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Sundowners Book Club

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Sundowners Book Club

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The Sundowners Book Club meets tonight from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Sundowners Book Club

Mar 21, '14

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Eagles Fundraiser

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Eagles Fundraiser

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Eagles Auxiliary host a fundraiser dinner for Paws and Effect therapy dog training. It is from 6 to 7:30 at the Burlington Eagles Club. They will be serving hot roast beef sandwiches and tuna noodle casserole.

Eagles Fundraiser

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus hold their monthly fish fry from 5 to 8 pm serving whole catfish or shrimp. Carryouts are available.

Houghton Fish Fry

KC Fish Fry

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KC Fish Fry

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The Knights of Columbus host a fish fry today at Manning Hall from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

KC Fish Fry

Maybells Perform

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Maybells Perform

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The Maybells perform tonight at Starr’s Cave Nature Center Leopold Loft. Doors open at 7 with the show starting at 7:30 pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $2 for students. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

Maybells Perform

Mepo Theater Annie

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Mepo Theater Annie

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Mediapolis Community Theater presents “Annie” in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for students.

Mepo Theater Annie

Notre Dame Fish Fry

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Notre Dame Fish Fry

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A shrimp and fish fry will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the Notre Dame cafeteria. Desserts are available. Proceeds benefit the Notre Dame Choir’s Road to Rome 2016 trip.

Notre Dame Fish Fry

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

Senior Coffee & Tea

Mar 22, '14

Central Lee "Swing Show"

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Central Lee "Swing Show"

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The Central Lee Music Department along with Central Lee Music Boosters are proud to present “Swing Show 2014, The King of Pop”, featuring the music of Michael Jackson. The show will be at Central Lee High School. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner at 6:00 p.m. and the main show at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 for Dinner & Show and $5.00 for the 7:00 p.m. show only. For ticket information, contact Linda Brown at (319) 470-4953.

Central Lee "Swing Show"

Century Strong Gala

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Century Strong Gala

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Century Strong Celebration Gala, a Holy Trinity Catholic School fundraiser, starts at 6 pm in Roling Hall in Fort Madison. There will be dinner, music, entertainment and a silent and live auction. Tickets are $50. Funds go towards teacher salaries. For more information, all Lori at 371-4028.

Century Strong Gala

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Forest Education Day

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Forest Education Day

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Friends of Shimek have their 2nd annual Forest Education Day. This is open to anyone who would like to learn more about Shimek and trees. It starts at 9 am at the Forest Headquarters. If you plan to attend, contact John Byrd at 878-3811.

Forest Education Day

Grand View Choir Performs

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Grand View Choir Performs

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The Grand View University Choirfrom Des Moines performs at the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church at 7:30 pm.

Grand View Choir Performs

Legislative Forum

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Legislative Forum

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Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance hosts a Legislative Forum today starting at 8:30 am in the International Room of Chadwick Library at IWC. The focus of this forum will be mental health care and corrections. Area legislators will be present and there will be a question and answer period. This event is free and open to the public.

Legislative Forum

Mepo Theater Annie

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Mepo Theater Annie

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Mediapolis Community Theater presents “Annie” in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for students.

Mepo Theater Annie

Music Under the Watertower

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Music Under the Watertower

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Music Under the Watertower features the Maybelles in concert starting at 7 pm at the Donnellson American Legion. Admission is $10.

Music Under the Watertower

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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The New London VFW hosts a catfish and chicken dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinner includes a roll and choice of two sides.

NL VFW Dinner

PAW BBQ Chicken Dinner

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PAW BBQ Chicken Dinner

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PAW Animal Shelter hosts a barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser at 5:30 pm at the Fort Madison Eagles Club. Carryouts are available.

PAW BBQ Chicken Dinner

Prom Dress Sale

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Prom Dress Sale

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Burlington High School Prom Dress Sale runs from 9 am to 1 pm in the BHS cafeteria. Proceeds are for the junior class raising funds for prom. To donate a dress, call Heather at 753-2211.

Prom Dress Sale

SEISO Concerts

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SEISO Concerts

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will present its 63rd season Spring Concerts. Performances will be held at 7:30 PM at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington this evening; Sunday March 23, 3:00 PM at Indian Hills Community College St. John Auditorium in Ottumwa; and again Sunday evening at 7:30 PM in the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium in Mt. Pleasant.

SEISO Concerts

Trail Cleanup Day

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Trail Cleanup Day

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Trail Cleanup Day is from 8 am to noon at Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge, starting at the old refuge office near Wapello.

Trail Cleanup Day

Mar 23, '14

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Day of the Child

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Day of the Child

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Day of the Child will be held at Westland Mall from noon to 4 pm. Community agencies and organizations will provide free games, activities, crafts, arts and special events for families. There will also be free eye checks.

Day of the Child

Grand View Choir Performs

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Grand View Choir Performs

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The Grand View University Choir from Des Moines performs at the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church at 10 am.

Grand View Choir Performs

Mepo Theater Annie

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Mepo Theater Annie

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Mediapolis Community Theater presents “Annie” in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium at 2 pm. Doors open at 1. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for students.

Mepo Theater Annie

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance with Ned Francis from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales start at 4:30.

Polishville Dance

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Spring Concerts

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Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Spring Concerts

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will present its 63rd season Spring Concerts. Performances will be at 3:00 PM at Indian Hills Community College St. John Auditorium in Ottumwa; and again at 7:30 PM in the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium in Mt. Pleasant.

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Spring Concerts

St. Peter's Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

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St. Peter's Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ of Franklin holds their annual Soup and Sandwich Luncheon from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room. Oyster, vegetable, chili and potato soups, beefburgers, chicken and hot dog sandwiches, pie, desserts and drinks are on the menu. The meal is by freewill donation and everyone is invited.

St. Peter's Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

Symphony Orchestra

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Symphony Orchestra

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7:30 p.m. Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert in the
Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium, 601 North Main, Mount Pleasant.

Symphony Orchestra

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

Alcoholics Anonymous