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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

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Beef Drought Workshop

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Beef Drought Workshop

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ISU Extension and Iowa Beef Center present “Drought- a Game Changer for Beef Operations” at 7 pm at Pilot Grove Savings Bank of Houghton. Various topics will be covered. Cost is $10 and can be payable at the door.

Beef Drought Workshop

DNR Public Hearing

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DNR Public Hearing

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A DNR Public Hearing for Stream Use Designation Revisions will be held at the Washington Public Library from 3 to 6 pm. The public is invited and their opinions are requested.

DNR Public Hearing

General Student Recital

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General Student Recital

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A General Student Recital will be held at 7 pm this evening in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

General Student Recital

Grief Share

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Grief Share

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Grief Share, a support outreach for those that have lost a loved one and need hope and encouragement, meet today at 6:30 pm in HCHC Room A-2. For more information, call 654-4980.

Grief Share

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth and Home Technologies host a Community Blood Drive from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm in the Training Center. To set up an appointment, call Carrie Wymore at 986-4592. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

Historic Preservation

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Historic Preservation

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The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission meets at 1:30 pm in the courthouse in the former Clerks Office. The public is invited.

Historic Preservation

NAMI

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NAMI

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NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets at 7 pm this evening in the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant, any questions contact Angie at 986-2030.

NAMI

Senior Free Thanksgiving Feast

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Senior Free Thanksgiving Feast

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This is the last day to register for the Senior Free Thanksgiving Feast that will be held Thursday in the Steamboat Senior Center in Burlington. The potluck is at noon and dancing will be from 1 to 3 pm. All seniors are welcome. To make reservations call 753-2567.

Senior Free Thanksgiving Feast

MP Library Book Club

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Mt. Pleasant Public Library
307 East Monroe
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

MP Library Book Club

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Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Fourth Tuesday Book Club meets today and every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Large Study Room.

MP Library Book Club

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

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Baby Lap Sit

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Baby Lap Sit

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Baby Lap Sit, a program for moms and babies from newborn to 17 months old. Parents and babies meet from 11:30 to 11:50 am in the Children’s Programming Room. A 20-minute program features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote early literacy and reading. The program is free and registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

Free Soup & Sandwich Meal

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Free Soup & Sandwich Meal

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The Bonaparte United Church hosts a Free Soup and Sandwich Meal today from 5 to 6:30 pm at the church. Everyone is welcome.

Free Soup & Sandwich Meal

Mepo Blood Drive

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Mepo Blood Drive

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Mediapolis High School National Honor Society has a Community Blood Drive from 7 am to noon in the High School Gym. To set up an appointment, call Stephanie Heckart at 759-3858.

Mepo Blood Drive

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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The Circle 8 Square Dancers will have a dance tonight starting at 7:30 pm in the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Don and Doug Sprosty will be the callers.

Square Dance

Winfield Popcorn & Movie

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Winfield Popcorn & Movie

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The Winfield Public Library invited children in Kindergarten through 5th grade to come to the Library today from 2 to 3:45 pm for popcorn and a movie. This is a free event.

Winfield Popcorn & Movie

WP Winter Wonderland

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WP Winter Wonderland

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West Point’s Winter Wonderland will run from 4 to 7:30 pm. There will be Christmas caroling, a Community Nativity display, pictures with Santa, a horsedrawn carriage ride, HTC’s Elementary Choir will perform as well as their 6th grade band. There will be a festival of trees, cookie decorating, s’mores and children’s crafts.

WP Winter Wonderland

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

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Service Learning Fair

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Service Learning Fair

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The IWC Service Learning Fair starts at 11 am in the Howe Student Union. Over 120 students will be discussing their service learning projects. The public is encouraged to attend and learn more.

Service Learning Fair

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

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Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale

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Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale

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The Cottonwood Methodist Church hosts a Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale from 9 am to 5:30 pm at the Wayland Reporter Office.

Craft Bazaar & Bake Sale

Festival of Trees

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Festival of Trees

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The Festival of Trees “Holiday Dazzle” will be held at the Roberts Memorial Building in Keosauqua. It runs Friday from noon to 3 pm, Saturday from 8 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm. The event is sponsored by the Van Buren County Lions Club and proceeds go towards Christmas for Kids.

Festival of Trees

Hackett’s Rat Pack

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Hackett’s Rat Pack

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Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show will perform at 7:30 pm in the Fairfield Sondheim Center. The critically acclaimed theatrical production will play all of the old favorites with a new twist. Tickets are $32 for Zone 1, $28 for Zone 2 and $12 for youth. For tickets, see the Ticket Office or go to FairfieldACC.com.

Hackett’s Rat Pack

Nativity Displays

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Nativity Displays

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Nativity displays representing more than 100 countries will be on display at the Ainsworth Opera House Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $5.

Nativity Displays

Shottenkirk Blood Drive

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Shottenkirk Blood Drive

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Shottenkirk Mt. Pleasant hosts a Community Blood Drive from noon to 3 pm in the Training Room. To set up an appointment, call Sam Fuller at 385-2261. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Shottenkirk Blood Drive

Wayland Fruit Sale

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Wayland Fruit Sale

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The Wayland Lions Club Annual Fruit Sales runs Friday from 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon at the Wayland Community Center.

Wayland Fruit Sale

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And On Earth Be Peace

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And On Earth Be Peace

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The Calvary Baptist Church of Mt Pleasant invites you to their annual cantata “And On Earth Be Peace.” The performance starts at 5 pm and features music and drama. A dessert fellowship will follow at Calvary Baptist Church. This is a free performance

And On Earth Be Peace

Bonaparte Christmas Connection

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Bonaparte Christmas Connection

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The Bonaparte Christmas Connection will be held today. Breakfast on Main Street will be held in the Opera House from 7 to 9 am by freewill offering. The Historical Society will have a Cookie and Candy Sale and the United Church will have a soup luncheon from 11 am to 1 pm by freewill offering.

Bonaparte Christmas Connection

Business & Farm Workshop

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Business & Farm Workshop

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This is the last day to register for Business and Farm Succession Workshop from the Beginning Farmer Center. It will be held in the Washington County Extension Office on December 14th from 1 to 8 pm and December 15th from 9 am to 2 pm. Cost is $125 per family of four. Meals and materials will be included. To register contact that Extension Office at 653-4811.

Business & Farm Workshop

Cookie & Candy Sale

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Cookie & Candy Sale

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West Burlington United Methodist Church hosts a Cookie and Candy Sale from 8 to 11 am. Candy is $6.50 per pound and cookies are $7 per box.

Cookie & Candy Sale

Cookie & Candy Sale

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Cookie & Candy Sale

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The Farmington Cookie and Candy Sale runs from 9 am to 4 pm in the EMS Building. Also, at the Farmington Community Center, there will be a bake sale and vendors with a variety of holiday gift options.

Cookie & Candy Sale

Cotillion Club Dance

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Cotillion Club Dance

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A Cotillion Club Dance with the Sally Weisenburg Band will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the Burlington Eagles Club. Cost is $10 for non-members. The public is welcome.

Cotillion Club Dance

Country Christmas

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Country Christmas

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Bentonsport annual Country Christmas is part of Christmas in the Villages, running from 10 am to 5 pm today. There will be door prizes, artist demonstrations, refreshments and more.

Country Christmas

Festival of Trees

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Festival of Trees

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The Festival of Trees “Holiday Dazzle” will be held at the Roberts Memorial Building in Keosauqua. It runs Friday from noon to 3 pm, Saturday from 8 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm. The event is sponsored by the Van Buren County Lions Club and proceeds go towards Christmas for Kids.

Festival of Trees

H20 Holiday Bazaar

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H20 Holiday Bazaar

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The Help to Others Holiday Bazaar will be held in the Fellowship Cup Community Room from 9 am to 2 pm. Hot turkey dressing sandwiches, hot chicken sandwiches and bread pudding will be for sale. Numerous vendors will be selling their wares.

H20 Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Merchant Movies

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Main Street Cinemas presents the Holiday Merchant Movies. Shown today will be “Back to the Future” Saturday at noon and 2:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets are available at area merchants and KILJ.

Holiday Merchant Movies

Milton Claus Visit

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Milton Claus Visit

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Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be at the Milton Depot for hot cocoa and treats at 6:30 pm this evening.

Milton Claus Visit

MP Music Orders Pickup

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MP Music Orders Pickup

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Mt Pleasant Music students who sold fruit, cheese and sausage need to pick up their orders this morning at City Carton between 8 and 11 am. This is the only time to pick up your orders, so if you are unable to be there yourself, please make sure to have someone there in your place.

MP Music Orders Pickup

MP Winter Market

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MP Winter Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market Winter Market and Craft Show runs from 9 am to noon at 1200 West Washington, the McWhirter’s Showroom. Items for sale include baked goods, crafts and art, produce and fresh evergreens.

MP Winter Market

MPCS Christmas Bazaar

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MPCS Christmas Bazaar

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Mt. Pleasant Christian School has their Christmas Bazaar today. A Mission Trip Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast will be served from 6:30 to 10:30 am. Running from 7 am to 3 pm will be the Bake Sale, Children’s Christmas Shoppe and Craft Bazaar. A Dare 2 Share Soup Luncheon will be served from 11 to 2.

MPCS Christmas Bazaar

Nativity Displays

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Nativity Displays

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Nativity displays representing more than 100 countries will be on display at the Ainsworth Opera House Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $5.

Nativity Displays

Soup Supper & Santa Visit

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Soup Supper & Santa Visit

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A Soup Supper and Santa Visit will take place in the downtown Birmingham Lions building from 5 to 7 pm. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children. After the meal, children can go the library for crafts, cookies and story time.

Soup Supper & Santa Visit

Soup Supper with Santa

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Soup Supper with Santa

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A Soup Supper with Santa will be held in the Cantril Township Hall tonight from 5 to 7 pm.

Soup Supper with Santa

Twas the Night Before Christmas

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Twas the Night Before Christmas

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“Twas the Night Before Christmas” is the theme of New London’s Holiday Stroll. It runs from 6 to 8 pm and will feature a Chili Supper at 5 pm at the Linkin Center or sandwiches at the Dover Museum starting at 4:30 pm. Santa will arrive at city park at 6 pm. Horse drawn carriage rides will be available for $1 per person and there will be a scavenger hunt bus. Also expect live windows, hot cocoa and more.

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Winfield Tour of Homes & Soup Supper

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Winfield Tour of Homes & Soup Supper

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Winfield’s Tour of Homes and Soup Supper will be held today. The Winfield Betterment Group and Big Red Pride are presenting a holiday event complete with a soup supper, tour of homes, wine tasting, shopping and more. The Countreestore will have a wine tasting from 1 to 3:30 pm with local wineries. Five homes will be featured in the Tour of Homes, running from 4 to 7 pm. Tickets are $8 and are available in stores in the city, at basketball games or at the homes. A Soup Supper will be served at the VFW from 4 to 8 pm featuring homemade soup. $50 raffle tickets will be sold.

Winfield Tour of Homes & Soup Supper

Yard Waste Closing

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Yard Waste Closing

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The Yard Waste Collection Area of Saunders Park closes for the season at 5 pm today. Any questions, contact the Public Works Department.

Yard Waste Closing

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And On Earth Be Peace

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And On Earth Be Peace

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The Calvary Baptist Church of Mt Pleasant invites you to their annual cantata “And On Earth Be Peace.” The performance starts at 5 pm and features music and drama. A dessert fellowship will follow at Calvary Baptist Church. This is a free performance

And On Earth Be Peace

Chocolate Sunday

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Chocolate Sunday

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Chocolate Sunday runs from 2 to 4 pm in the Fairfield Middle School. Musical entertainment will be provided by high school groups. Desserts will be served and 100 gift baskets will be available for bidding. Proceeds go towards the Fairfield High School Music and Drama departments. Admission is $5.

Chocolate Sunday

Christmas Creche Display

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Christmas Creche Display

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The annual Christmas Creche Display will be held at the Fort Madison Union Presbyterian Church from 1 to 4 pm. 300 nativity sets will be on display and refreshments will be served. The display is open to the public and free of charge.

Christmas Creche Display

Cookie & Candy Sale

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Cookie & Candy Sale

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The Farmington Cookie and Candy Sale runs from 9 am to 4 pm in the EMS Building. Also, at the Farmington Community Center, there will be a bake sale and vendors with a variety of holiday gift options.

Cookie & Candy Sale

Danville Mini-Bazaar

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Danville Mini-Bazaar

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The Long Creek United Methodist Church of Danville have a mini-bazaar from 4 to 6 pm at the Danville Mutual Telephone Company. Baked goods, candy and crafts will be available for purchase.

Danville Mini-Bazaar

Festival of Trees

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Festival of Trees

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The Festival of Trees “Holiday Dazzle” will be held at the Roberts Memorial Building in Keosauqua. It runs Friday from noon to 3 pm, Saturday from 8 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm. The event is sponsored by the Van Buren County Lions Club and proceeds go towards Christmas for Kids.

Festival of Trees

Holiday Merchant Movies

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Main Street Cinemas presents the Holiday Merchant Movies. Shown today will be “Back to the Future” Saturday at noon and 2:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets are available at area merchants and KILJ.

Holiday Merchant Movies

Holiday Open House

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Holiday Open House

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Morning Sun Care Center has their Holiday Open House today from 2 to 4 pm at the Care Center. Children of all ages are invited to attend and enjoy cookies, drinks and a visit from Santa. Families are encouraged to bring gifts for their loved ones to open on Christmas. Donations of gifts for other residents are welcome. For more information, call Angie Smith at 868-7751.

Holiday Open House

Lessons & Carols

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Lessons & Carols

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The IWC Choir and Mt. Pleasant Chorale present “Amazing Peace: A celebration of Christ’s birth in song and word” at 7 pm this evening at the Mt. Pleasant First United Methodist Church for Lessons and Carols. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall. A $5 donation is requested at the door.

Lessons & Carols

Nativity Displays

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Nativity Displays

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Nativity displays representing more than 100 countries will be on display at the Ainsworth Opera House Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $5.

Nativity Displays

Old Fashioned Christmas Service

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Old Fashioned Christmas Service

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The Old Stone Church near Mediapolis hosts an Old Fashioned Christmas Service at 2 pm today. Everyone is welcome to attend. After the service there will be fellowship and refreshments.

Old Fashioned Christmas Service

Walk for Wishes

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Walk for Wishes

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Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Walk for Wishes will be held at Westland Mall in Burlington. Registration is at JC Penny at noon. There will be a silent auction also. Walkers receive drinks and treats.

Walk for Wishes

WMU Music Concert

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WMU Music Concert

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WMU’s Junior High and High School Music Concert will be held at 2 pm this afternoon.

WMU Music Concert

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

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Christmas Crafts for Kids

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Christmas Crafts for Kids

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The Mt. Pleasant Library has Christmas Crafts for Kids: Ornament Making at 3:30 pm. The event is for kids 4 to 12.

Christmas Crafts for Kids

Christmas Crafts for Kids

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Christmas Crafts for Kids

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The Mt. Pleasant Library has Christmas Crafts for Kids: Ornament Making at 3:30 pm. The event is for kids 4 to 12.

Christmas Crafts for Kids

HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC has a Community Blood Drive today from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. Due to the construction, the drive has been moved to the E3 Center on East Washington Street. To schedule an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

HCHC Blood Drive

Master Gardeners Meeting

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Master Gardeners Meeting

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Henry County Master Gardeners have an information meeting at 7 pm. It will be held at the Henry County Extension Office in the lower level meeting room. They will discuss the upcoming course that starts in January and answering any questions regarding the group. Anyone with interest in becoming a Master Gardener is invited to attend.

Master Gardeners Meeting

MP Street Closure

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MP Street Closure

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Starting Monday, South Main Street in Mt. Pleasant will be closed from East Webster to East Langdon for street repair. The project is expected to take three to four days.

MP Street Closure

Sugar Creek Blood Drive

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Sugar Creek Blood Drive

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The Sugar Creek Mennonite Church hosts a Community Blood Drive in the Fellowship Hall from 2 to 7 pm. For an appointment, call Laurie Miles at 256-6061.

Sugar Creek Blood Drive

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

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College Financial Aid Night

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College Financial Aid Night

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MPHS’s College Financial Aid Night will be held in the High School Media Center at 6:30 pm. Parents and students are encouraged to attend.

College Financial Aid Night

Grief Share

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Grief Share

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Grief Share, a support outreach for those that have lost a loved one and need hope and encouragement, meet today at 6:30 pm in HCHC Room A-2. For more information, call 654-4980.

Grief Share

Houghton Blood Drive

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Houghton Blood Drive

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A Houghton Community Blood Drive will run from 3 to 6 pm in the Houghton Knights of Columbus Club Rooms. To set up an appointment, ca;; 800-747-5401 ext. 1281. Walk-ins are welcome.

Houghton Blood Drive

Infant & Child CPR Class

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Infant & Child CPR Class

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Great River Health offers a free infant and child CPR class today from 6:30 to 9 pm. It is open to parents, grandparents, older siblings and babysitters. To register, call 768-4070.

Infant & Child CPR Class

MP Street Closure

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MP Street Closure

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Starting Monday, South Main Street in Mt. Pleasant will be closed from East Webster to East Langdon for street repair. The project is expected to take three to four days.

MP Street Closure

Shooting Range Certification

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Shooting Range Certification

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Certification for the Des Moines County Conservation’s Big Hollow Recreation Area Shooting Range will be held from 6 to 9 pm at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. There is no cost for the course but a yearly member fee of $25 is required. For more information, call 753-8260. Registration is not required.

Shooting Range Certification

Student Recital

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Student Recital

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An IWC Student Recital will be held tonight at 7 pm in the Chapel Auditorium. The concert is free and the public is invited.

Student Recital

Teen Decorate the Tree

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Teen Decorate the Tree

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The Mt. Pleasant Library will have a Teen Decorate the Tree Night. It begins at 4 pm.

Teen Decorate the Tree

WMU Music Concert

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WMU Music Concert

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WMU has their Elementary Music Concert tonight at 7 pm.

WMU Music Concert

Women’s Preventative Health

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Women’s Preventative Health

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Great River Medical Center will host a free program about preventative health concerns for women throughout the lives. It will be held at 5 pm in the Blackhawk Room. Elizabeth Long, a nurse practitioner will cover a wide array of topics. A light meal will be provided. To register, call 768-4070.

Women’s Preventative Health

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

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Diabetes Follow-Up Class

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Diabetes Follow-Up Class

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This is the last day to register for HCHC’s Diabetes Follow-Up Class. It will be held in the Health Education Center from 2 to 4 pm tomorrow. It is open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed a 10-hour diabetes class. Please register by noon today by calling 385-6518.

Diabetes Follow-Up Class

MP Street Closure

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MP Street Closure

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Starting Monday, South Main Street in Mt. Pleasant will be closed from East Webster to East Langdon for street repair. The project is expected to take three to four days.

MP Street Closure

MPMS Blood Drive

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MPMS Blood Drive

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The Mt. Pleasant Middle School hosts a Community Blood Drive from 3 to 6 pm in the Middle School Cafeteria. If the school collects at least 20 units of blood, they receive a $250 Life Savings Grant for library books. To donate, contact Jacque Lake at 385-7730. Walk-ins are welcome.

MPMS Blood Drive

NL Blood Drive

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NL Blood Drive

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The New London Lions Club hosts a Community Blood Drive from 1 to 6 pm in the New London Community Hall. For an appointment, call Mickey Dingman at 367-2201. Walk-ins are welcome.

NL Blood Drive

Winfield Popcorn & Movie

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Winfield Popcorn & Movie

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The Winfield Public Library invited children in Kindergarten through 5th grade to come to the Library today from 2 to 3:45 pm for popcorn and a movie. This is a free event.

Winfield Popcorn & Movie

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

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HCHC Lobby Sale

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HCHC Lobby Sale

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The HCHC Gift Shop holds its annual Lobby Sale today from 7:30 am to 5 pm. Discounted items will be available for purchase. It is also the First Thursday Sale which means buyers will receive 25% off of one item. Proceeds of the sale go to the HCHC Foundation.

HCHC Lobby Sale

Holiday on Main

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Holiday on Main

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Holiday on Main will be held in uptown Mt. Pleasant this evening from 5 to 8 pm. There will be Santa’s arrival in Central Park with photo opportunities, horse-drawn carriage rides, window displays, carolers, a snowball drop and many other festivities.

Holiday on Main

Instrumental Ensembles

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Instrumental Ensembles

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IWC presents an Instrumental Ensembles concert at 7 pm this evening in the IWC Chapel Auditorium.

Instrumental Ensembles

Jazzoliday

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Jazzoliday

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Jazzoliday will be held at 11 am at the Chapel Auditorium. The Creative Arts Program will feature music, dance and visual arts. It is free and open to the public.

Jazzoliday

Living Windows

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Living Windows

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The Burlington Living Windows will be held from 6 to 8 pm this evening in downtown Burlington. Various businesses will participate in the program which focuses on Jefferson Street.

Living Windows

Moscow Boys Choir

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Moscow Boys Choir

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The Moscow Boys Choir will perform at 7:30 this evening at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. This prestigious all-male choir will perform Christmas classics and some originals as well. Tickets are $22 for Zone 1, $18 for Zone 2 and $12 for Youth.

Moscow Boys Choir

Pet Pics With Santa

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Pet Pics With Santa

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During the Holiday on Main, bring your pet to Broeker Photography. The Henry County Animal Rescue Organization sponsors an event to have your pet’s picture taken with Santa or in a holiday setting. Cost is a $5 donation.

Pet Pics With Santa

SCC Artist Reception

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SCC Artist Reception

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An artist’s reception will be held at the SCC West Burlington Art Gallery for 8th grade art student Danielle Scheetz. She will do a gallery talk and reception for her show “Experience Art” at 1 pm today. The show was on display until January 14th.

SCC Artist Reception

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

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Basketball Reg Deadline

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Basketball Reg Deadline

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This is the last day to register for the Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s 3rd and 4th grade basketball. League play will be January and February in Cottrell Gym. The program is for boys and girls and will work on fundamentals, game participation and fun. All games will be played on Saturday mornings.

Basketball Reg Deadline

Bethlehem Inn

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Bethlehem Inn

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The Salem Friends Church presents Bethlehem Inn at 6:30 pm. Everyone is invited to the dinner theater. It will be by freewill donation. To make a reservation, contact Pastor Morin at 258-7221.

Bethlehem Inn

Christmas & Bake Sale

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Christmas & Bake Sale

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The Fort Madison Union Presbyterian Church hosts their Christmas and Bake Sale today from 8 am to 2 pm. The annual Christmas Creche Display will be on display. 300 nativity sets will be on display and refreshments will be served. The display is open to the public and free of charge.

Christmas & Bake Sale

Food, Flowers & Festivities

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Food, Flowers & Festivities

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The Phelps House Museum presents Food, Flowers and Festivities. The event features a sit-down dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20 and are available at the Des Moines County Heritage Center and the Iowa Store.

Food, Flowers & Festivities

Holiday Extravaganza

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Holiday Extravaganza

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Fairfield First Friday’s Art Walk will be a “Holiday Extravaganza.” There will be caroling, gingerbread and holiday exhibits, Santa visits, a children’s and adult’s gingerbread workshop, storytelling, horse-drawn carriage rides and more.

Holiday Extravaganza

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall hosts a fish fry today from 5 to 8 pm. Fish and shrimp dinners will be served and carryouts are available.

Houghton Fish Fry

Mannheim Steamroller

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Mannheim Steamroller

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Mannheim Steamroller Concert will be held at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium at 8 pm.

Mannheim Steamroller

Nativity Displays

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Nativity Displays

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Nativity displays representing more than 100 countries will be on display at the Ainsworth Opera House Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $5.

Nativity Displays

Nostalgic Christmas

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Nostalgic Christmas

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Nostalgic Christmas Downtown Fort Madison is from 5 to 7 pm and includes carriage rides, carolers, Santa and more.

Nostalgic Christmas

Park & Rec Reg Deadlines

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Park & Rec Reg Deadlines

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This is the last day to register for the Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s 3rd and 4th grade basketball. League play will be January and February in Cottrell Gym. The program is for boys and girls and will work on fundamentals, game participation and fun. All games will be played on Saturday mornings. This is also the last day to register for Cookies With Santa. It will be held on December 13th from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Heatilator Auditorium. Children age 3 to 9 decorate cookies to take home, meet Santa, read a story and play games. Parents are not required to stay.

Park & Rec Reg Deadlines

Tinsel, Turkey & Tears

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Tinsel, Turkey & Tears

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Turkey, Tinsel and Tears: Coping with Grief at the Holidays will be held at 6:15 pm in the conference room at Great River Hospice of West Burlington. A potluck dinner will be held at 5:30. The program is for the public, whether they have used Great River Hospice services or not. Reservations and attendance to the potluck are not required.

Tinsel, Turkey & Tears

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Adopt a Pet Event

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Adopt a Pet Event

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The Henry County Animal Rescue Organization will have an adopt a pet event at Orschelns from noon to 4 pm. A variety of pets will be available. If you have questions about adopting a pet or putting pets up for adoption call Gary Ruth at 537-0200.

Adopt a Pet Event

Ainsworth Soup Supper

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Ainsworth Soup Supper

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Ainsworth Fire and Fire Responders Soup Supper is from 4:30 to 7:30 pm at the Ainsworth Fire Station. The meal is by freewill donation.

Ainsworth Soup Supper

Bethlehem Inn

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Bethlehem Inn

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The Salem Friends Church presents Bethlehem Inn at 6:30 pm. Everyone is invited to the dinner theater. It will be by freewill donation. To make a reservation, contact Pastor Morin at 258-7221.

Bethlehem Inn

Christmas & Bake Sale

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Christmas & Bake Sale

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The Fort Madison Union Presbyterian Church hosts their Christmas and Bake Sale today from 8 am to 2 pm. The annual Christmas Creche Display will be on display. 300 nativity sets will be on display and refreshments will be served. The display is open to the public and free of charge.

Christmas & Bake Sale

Christmas at the McElhinny House

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Christmas at the McElhinny House

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The Fairfield Women’s Club annual Christmas at the McElhinny House will run from noon to 4 pm. Tables of collectibles will be available as well as baked goods, frozen ham balls, casseroles and more. There will be the Cookie Walk and themed gift baskets will be available.

Christmas at the McElhinny House

Cookie & Candy Sale

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Cookie & Candy Sale

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The Grace United Methodist Church has their cookie and candy sale today from 9 am to 1 pm. Cookies are $3 a dozen. Lunch will be served by freewill donation.

Cookie & Candy Sale

Cookie & Candy Walk

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Cookie & Candy Walk

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The Winfield Presbyterian Church holds their Cookie and Candy Walk today from 8:30 to 11:30 am at the church.

Cookie & Candy Walk

Cookie Walk

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Cookie Walk

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The Mt. Pleasant Open Bible Church holds a Cookie Walk at the church today from 8 am to noon.

Cookie Walk

Douds Soup Supper

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Douds Soup Supper

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The Douds Soup Supper will run from 5 to 7 pm in the Community Center. It is by freewill donation.

Douds Soup Supper

Elvis Christmas

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Elvis Christmas

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Elvis Christmas, a Junior Talley Tribute Show is at 7 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 in advance at Brown’s Shoe Fit or $15 at the door.

Elvis Christmas

Holiday Trade Fair

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Holiday Trade Fair

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The Fourth Annual Holiday Trade Fair will be held at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 4:30 pm. Over 80 food and gift vendors will be present.

Holiday Trade Fair

International Rat Pack

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International Rat Pack

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The International Rat Pack performs at 7:30 pm this evening in the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. The show pays tribute to the stars in the prime of their career. Tickets are available at burlcivicmusic.com.

International Rat Pack

Kids Christmas

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Kids Christmas

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Kids Christmas will be hosted at the Steamboat Senior Center from 9 am to 4 pm. Children can shop for presents, all for $1 or less. Bikes and helmets will be given away.

Kids Christmas

Kid’s Christmas Shopping

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Kid’s Christmas Shopping

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The Mt. Pleasant Community PTA Kids Christmas will be held today. Students in kindergarten through 6th can come to Van Allen Gym from 8 am to noon and do their holiday shopping with a Santa’s Helper; complete with gift wrap. Gifts range from $1-7 with a $30 per student limit. Gifts are available for the entire family. Parents can enjoy the Bake Sale. Monies raised go towards the Mt. Pleasant Elementary and Middle Schools.

Kid’s Christmas Shopping

LEGO Club

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LEGO Club

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library Children’s Department hosts a Christmas edition of its LEGO Club for third and sixth graders from 1 to 2:30 pm. Children can build creations while listening to Christmas stories. The library will supply the LEGOS. The program is free and no registration is required.

LEGO Club

Messiah Sing

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Messiah Sing

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Messiah Sing will be performed at 3 pm this afternoon in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. Sing Handel’s masterpiece. Tickets will be sold at the door, $10 for adults and $5 for students.

Messiah Sing

MP Winter Market

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MP Winter Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market Winter Market and Craft Show runs from 9 am to noon at 1200 West Washington, the McWhirter’s Showroom. Items for sale include baked goods, crafts and art, produce and fresh evergreens.

MP Winter Market

Nativity Displays

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Nativity Displays

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Nativity displays representing more than 100 countries will be on display at the Ainsworth Opera House Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $5.

Nativity Displays

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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The New London VFW host a catfish and chicken dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinner includes a roll and choice of 2 sides.

NL VFW Dinner

Relay for Life Sale

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Relay for Life Sale

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Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone has a Christmas gift basket and gift sale at Kramer’s Gas in Salem from 8 am to 2 pm. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Various gift items and food will be for sale.

Relay for Life Sale

Saddle Club Banquet

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Saddle Club Banquet

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The Henry County Saddle Club holds their award banquet at 6 pm at Jerry’s Restaurant. Anyone interested in finding out more about the club is invited to attend.

Saddle Club Banquet

Santa at Winfield Library

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Santa at Winfield Library

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Santa will visit the Winfield Library today. He will arrive on a fire truck at 11 and will visit for an hour. Children 3 and older can stay for a Parents’ Day Out, running until 4 pm. Bring a sack lunch and register at the door. Drinks and treats will be provided and there will be activities throughout the day. This is a free program.

Santa at Winfield Library

Santa in Salem

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Santa in Salem

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Santa will be at the Salem Crew Library from 10 am to 11 am. Everyone is welcome.

Santa in Salem

St. Alphonsus Movie Night

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St. Alphonsus Movie Night

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St. Alphonsus has a movie night at Manning Hall starting at 6:30 pm. They will show “For the Greater Glory.” A light meal and popcorn will be served.

St. Alphonsus Movie Night

St. Barnabas Choir Christmas

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St. Barnabas Choir Christmas

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A St. Barnabas Choir Christmas Concert will be held in the historic St. Barnabas Chapel Saturday at 2 pm and Sunday at 5 and 7 pm today. The theme is ‘Tis The Season. The Montrose Joppa Lodge is sponsoring a soup supper by freewill donation from 4 to 7 pm Sunday at the Masonic Temple.

St. Barnabas Choir Christmas

Taste of Christmas

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Taste of Christmas

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Taste of Christmas is hosted by Bonaparte Main Street. Appetizers start in the district at 4:30 pm. The candlelight dinner and dessert will be served at Whitely Opera House Community Room. Afterwards, buses will run between the four locations for the tour of homes. Reservations are required. For tickets, call 592-3400.

Taste of Christmas

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All-Member Show

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All-Member Show

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The All-Member Show Critique opens at 1 and will stay open until 3 pm today at the Art Center in Burlington. The exhibit will stay open until December 27.

All-Member Show

Bethlehem Inn

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Bethlehem Inn

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The Salem Friends Church presents Bethlehem Inn at 6:30 pm. Everyone is invited to the dinner theater. It will be by freewill donation. To make a reservation, contact Pastor Morin at 258-7221.

Bethlehem Inn

Forever Plaid

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Forever Plaid

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents “Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings.” Showtime is 2 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 or two for $25 and are available at the door or at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

Forever Plaid

Holiday Merchant Movies

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Main Street Cinemas presents the Holiday Merchant Movies. Shown today will be “Ice Age 4” Saturday at noon and 2:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets are available at area merchants and KILJ.

Holiday Merchant Movies

Holiday Trade Fair

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Holiday Trade Fair

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The Fourth Annual Holiday Trade Fair will be held at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 4:30 pm. Over 80 food and gift vendors will be present.

Holiday Trade Fair

HTC’s Christmas Vocal/Band Concert

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HTC’s Christmas Vocal/Band Concert

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HTC’s Christmas Vocal/Band Concert for the Jr/Sr High will be at 7 pm at SS Mary and Joseph Church in Fort Madison.

HTC’s Christmas Vocal/Band Concert

Kids Cuts For Christmas

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Kids Cuts For Christmas

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Kids Cuts For Christmas will be at Shear Advantage today from 11 am to 3 pm. Free cuts for families in need, up to 18 years old, will be available. There will be hot chocolate, cookies and Santa. The haircuts are by walk-ins only.

Kids Cuts For Christmas

Nativity Displays

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Nativity displays representing more than 100 countries will be on display at the Ainsworth Opera House Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is $5.

Nativity Displays

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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A Polishville Community Center Dance will be held tonight from 5 to 9 pm. Food will be on sale starting at 4:30 pm.

Polishville Dance

SELAH Concert

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SELAH Concert

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Winfield’s SELAH presents in concert A Victorian Stroll. Selections will include contemporary artists and traditional/season hymns. It will be held at 3:30 pm in the Winfield First Presbyterian Church with refreshments following in the Fellowship Hall. The concert is by freewill donation.

SELAH Concert

WACO HS Concert

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WACO HS Concert

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WACO’s High School Christmas Concert will be held at 2:30 pm.

WACO HS Concert

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

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Christmas Crafts for Kids

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Christmas Crafts for Kids

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The Mt. Pleasant Library has their 2nd annual Christmas Crafts for Kids: Ornament Making and Card Decorating from 5 to 7 pm in the Children’s Programming Room. The event is for kids 4 to 12. Children under 8 must accompanied by a parent.

Christmas Crafts for Kids

Close to Home Campaign

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Close to Home Campaign

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The HCHC Foundation Close to Home Campaign will hold a series of a public presentations. On Monday, December 10th it will be at De Brito Baking Bistro at 5 pm, Tuesday, December 11th at 8 am at Arbor Court South and on Thursday, December 13th at Jerry’s Restaurant at 11:30 am. To reserve a spot, please call 385-6541.

Close to Home Campaign

Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Church hosts a Community Blood Drive from 3 to 6:15 pm in the Church Fellowship Hall. For appointments, call Carolyn Krabill at 385-8427. Walk-ins are welcome.

Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

HC Conservation Meeting

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HC Conservation Meeting

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The Henry County Conservation Board holds their December meeting at 5:30 pm in the Henry County Conservation Board Room at Oakland Mills. They will have a project status report on the Oakland Mills Bridge and the Naturalist report. The meeting is open and everyone is welcome.

HC Conservation Meeting

HCHC Diabetes Class

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HCHC Diabetes Class

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HCHC offers a diabetes series December 11 and 18 in the Health Education Center. This is the last day to register for the program which is open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes. There is a fee for the class but most insurance plans cover it. To register, call 385-6518.

HCHC Diabetes Class

Holiday Merchant Movies

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Main Street Cinemas presents the Holiday Merchant Movies. Shown today will be “Ice Age 4” Saturday at noon and 2:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets are available at area merchants and KILJ.

Holiday Merchant Movies

MP 5 & 6 Grade Concert

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MP 5 & 6 Grade Concert

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The Mt. Pleasant 5th and 6th Grade Chorus and Band Winter Concert will be held at 7 pm this evening at the High School.

MP 5 & 6 Grade Concert

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

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Call Santa Show

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Call Santa Show

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The 2012 Call Santa Show will be aired on 105.5 FM from 6 to 7 pm this evening. Get your Christmas lists ready to make a request to Santa. The show is sponsored by Walmart Super Center.

Call Santa Show

Close to Home Campaign

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Close to Home Campaign

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The HCHC Foundation Close to Home Campaign will hold a series of a public presentations. On Monday, December 10th it will be at De Brito Baking Bistro at 5 pm, Tuesday, December 11th at 8 am at Arbor Court South and on Thursday, December 13th at Jerry’s Restaurant at 11:30 am. To reserve a spot, please call 385-6541.

Close to Home Campaign

Grief Share

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Grief Share

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Grief Share, a support outreach for those that have lost a loved one and need hope and encouragement, meet today at 6:30 pm in HCHC Room A-2. For more information, call 654-4980.

Grief Share

Harmony Taco Supper

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Harmony Taco Supper

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A Taco Supper will be held in the Harmony High School Cafeteria at 5:15 pm. Tacos, enchiladas, dessert and a drink will be served by freewill donation before the varsity girls basketball game. The meal is sponsored by the Harmony Athletic Boosters.

Harmony Taco Supper

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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Starting at 6:30 this evening, the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge hosts Bingo. The public is welcome.

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

TOPS #212...

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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

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Baby Lap Sit

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Baby Lap Sit

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Baby Lap Sit, a program for moms and babies from newborn to 17 months old. Parents and babies meet from 11:30 to 11:50 am in the Children’s Programming Room. A 20-minute program features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote early literacy and reading. The program is free and registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

Circle 8 Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dance

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The Circle 8 Square Dance Christmas Dance will be held at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. A potluck will be held at 6:30 pm with the dance starting at 7:30. Tom Manning will be the caller.

Circle 8 Square Dance

HTC Concert

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HTC Concert

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HTC 5/6 Band Concert and K-3 Vocal Concert will be held at 7 pm this evening in the West Point Gym.

HTC Concert

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

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Close to Home Campaign

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Close to Home Campaign

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The HCHC Foundation Close to Home Campaign will hold a series of a public presentations. On Monday, December 10th it will be at De Brito Baking Bistro at 5 pm, Tuesday, December 11th at 8 am at Arbor Court South and on Thursday, December 13th at Jerry’s Restaurant at 11:30 am. To reserve a spot, please call 385-6541.

Close to Home Campaign

Great River Friends Book Fair

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Great River Friends Book Fair

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The Great River Friends sponsors a Book Fair Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and Friday from 7 am to 4 pm in the Mercy Plaza lobby. Hundreds of items will be available at reduced prices.

Great River Friends Book Fair

Holiday Canned Food Drive

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Holiday Canned Food Drive

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The AMP Holiday Canned Food Drive will be held at the Press Box tonight from 5:30 to 9 pm. Bring a canned or non-perishable food item and get a $1 off a drink. Hy-Vee will match each canned item donated.

Holiday Canned Food Drive

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

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HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC has a Community Blood Drive today from 2 to 6:30 pm. Due to the construction, the drive has been moved to the E3 Center on East Washington Street. To schedule an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

HCHC Blood Drive

Mepo Gift Wrapping

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Mepo Gift Wrapping

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The Mepo Group will be at the Mediapolis City Hall Friday from 5 to 9 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm wrapping presents. Gifts will also be available for purchase.

Mepo Gift Wrapping

Mepo Movie Night

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Mepo Movie Night

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The Mediapolis Public Library will have a Movie Night showing “Arthur Christmas” at 6:30 pm. Admission is free, children must be supervised.

Mepo Movie Night

MPCS Christmas Concert

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MPCS Christmas Concert

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MPCS has their Christmas Concert at 7 pm this evening.

MPCS Christmas Concert

Road to Bethlehem

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Road to Bethlehem

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Road to Bethlehem, a live outdoor nativity play with animals will be held at the First Baptist Church of Farmington from 6 to 8 pm. Shepherd guided tours will depart every fifteen minutes. Music, refreshments, souvenir pictures and crafts for kids will be inside. The public is invited to this free event.

Road to Bethlehem

Winfield Raffle

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Winfield Raffle

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The Winfield Betterment Committee hosts a raffle today. Prizes include $7000, $2000 or $1000. The drawing will take place at the Winfield High School Basketball Game. Tickets are available at Hagge Insurance, Peoples State Bank, Winfield Builders Supply and Pilot Grove Savings Banks of Winfield and Mt. Pleasant.

Winfield Raffle

College Conversations Over Coffee

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College Conversations Over Coffee

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IWC’s College Conversations Over Coffee is today. They meet every second Friday of the month at Tazza Bella from 8:30 to 10 am.

College Conversations Over Coffee

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Breakfast With Santa

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Breakfast With Santa

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Breakfast With Santa will be this morning from 9 to 10:30 am at the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant. It is free and open to the public.

Breakfast With Santa

Christmas at the Landing

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Christmas at the Landing

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Christmas at the Landing will run from 5 to 8 pm in Montrose. It will include display of decorated Christmas trees, collections of angels and nativities, singing of Christmas carols and holiday music, food and seasonal favorites.

Christmas at the Landing

Douds Holiday

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Douds Holiday

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Santa’s Helpers host a Cookie and Candy sale in Doud’s Community center from 9 am to noon. The Lunch Box Café will have free kids crafts and refreshments from 2 to 4 pm and Santa will visit at 3 pm.

Douds Holiday

Friends in Need Benefit

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Friends in Need Benefit

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A Friends in Need Benefit for Dennis Kennedy and Terry Crooks will be held at the Mt. Pleasant VRFW from 5 to 9 pm. An auction will start at 5:30. Music will be provided by Double Play and there will be pulled pork sandwiches.

Friends in Need Benefit

Holiday Merchant Movies

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Main Street Cinemas presents the Holiday Merchant Movies. Shown today will be “Elf” at noon and 2:30 pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets are available at area merchants and KILJ.

Holiday Merchant Movies

MP Winter Market

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MP Winter Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market Winter Market and Craft Show runs from 9 am to noon at 1200 West Washington, the McWhirter’s Showroom. Items for sale include baked goods, crafts and art, produce and fresh evergreens.

MP Winter Market

NL Make & Take Event

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NL Make & Take Event

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The New London Public Library will have a Make and Take activity from 10 to 11:30 am with holiday crafts. Preschoolers should be accompanied by an adult. This is a free program.

NL Make & Take Event

Road to Bethlehem

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Road to Bethlehem

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Road to Bethlehem, a live outdoor nativity play with animals will be held at the First Baptist Church of Farmington from 6 to 8 pm. Shepherd guided tours will depart every fifteen minutes. Music, refreshments, souvenir pictures and crafts for kids will be inside. The public is invited to this free event.

Road to Bethlehem

Santa at Farmington

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Santa at Farmington

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Santa will be at the Indian Lake Park Stone Lodge in Farmington from 5 to 8 pm. There will be soups, hot chocolate, cupcakes, cookies and more. The event is by freewill donation to benefit the Christmas display.

Santa at Farmington

Singles Dance

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Singles Dance

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There is a Singles Dance tonight at the Eagles Club in Fairfield from 7:30 to 11:30. Non-members and married couples are welcome as well. Cover charge is $5 per person. There will be door prizes as well. Music will be provided by Scott.

Singles Dance

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Bonaparte Santa Visit

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Bonaparte Santa Visit

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Santa will visit the Bonaparte Opera House from 5 to 7 pm. Kids will receive a candy cane, apple and coloring book. Pictures with Santa will be available for purchase.

Bonaparte Santa Visit

Bonaparte Santa Visit

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Bonaparte Santa Visit

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Santa will visit the Bonaparte Opera House from 5 to 7 pm. Kids will receive a candy cane, apple and coloring book. Pictures with Santa will be available for purchase.

Bonaparte Santa Visit

Chicken & Noodle Dinner

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Chicken & Noodle Dinner

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A Chicken and noodle dinner will be served by the Pony Express Riders from 11 am to 2 pm at the Farmington American Legion. The meal is by freewill donation with proceeds benefitting Easter Seals Camp Sunnyside.

Chicken & Noodle Dinner

Come as a Child

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Come as a Child

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Come as a Child will be presented by the Heritage Baptist Church of Keosauqua. The children’s Christmas musical will be at 6 pm. Everyone is invited.

Come as a Child

Holiday Merchant Movies

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Main Street Cinemas presents the Holiday Merchant Movies. Shown today will be “Elf” at noon and 2:30 pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets are available at area merchants and KILJ.

Holiday Merchant Movies

Mepo Choir Concert

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Mepo Choir Concert

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The Mediapolis Choir Concert will start at 2:30 pm in the High School Gym. The annual concert will feature the Middle School and both High School choirs as well as the Swing Choir and Chamber Singers. Admission is free but donations will be accepted at the door.

Mepo Choir Concert

MPHS Winter Concert

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MPHS Winter Concert

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The Mt. Pleasant High School Winter Concert will be held at the High School today at 2 pm.

MPHS Winter Concert

NL Vocal Christmas Concert

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NL Vocal Christmas Concert

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New London Schools grades 6-12 Vocal Christmas Concert will be held at 2 pm in the High School Auditorium.

NL Vocal Christmas Concert

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

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Gibson Equine Meeting

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Gibson Equine Meeting

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An informational meeting regarding equestrian uses at Gibson Recreational Area will be at 6 pm in the Henry County Conservation Board Meeting Room. The meeting is open to the public and interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Gibson Equine Meeting

HCHC Book Fair

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HCHC Book Fair

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The HCHC Foundation sponsors a Book Fair today from 9 am to 4:30 pm in Classroom A-1 at HCHC. Premium quality books will be available for a reduced price. Gift items will also be available for sale. A portion of the proceeds goes towards programs at the hospital. The book fair is open to the general public.

HCHC Book Fair

Meo Music Concert

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Meo Music Concert

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Mediapolis Schools 6th Grade Music Concert will be held at 7 pm in the Elementary Gym.

Meo Music Concert

MPMS Winter Concert

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MPMS Winter Concert

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The Mt. Pleasant Middle School Winter Concert at the High School beginning at 7 pm.

MPMS Winter Concert

NL Band Holiday Concert

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NL Band Holiday Concert

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New London Schools All Bands Holiday Concert will be held in the High School Gym starting at 7 pm.

NL Band Holiday Concert

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

Close7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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

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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

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

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HTC Christmas Musical

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HTC Christmas Musical

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HTC’s 4-6 Grade Christmas Musical “Miracle at Midnight” will be held at 7 pm in the Elementary Gym.

HTC Christmas Musical

S.O.F.T. Fundraiser

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S.O.F.T. Fundraiser

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Supporting Our Families and Troops will be at Wendy’s from 5 to 7 pm. A portion of the food sales will go towards the organization which supports local troops. Patriotic items will also be for sale.

S.O.F.T. Fundraiser

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

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Holiday Community Concert

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Holiday Community Concert

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A Holiday Community Concert to benefit the Union Block will be held in the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center Auditorium. Admission is $10 at the door.

Holiday Community Concert

Klein Center Book Fair

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Klein Center Book Fair

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The Great River Klein Center sponsors a Book Fair from 9 am to 3 pm today at 2910 Madison Ave in Burlington. A wide array of books, music and stationary will be available. Proceeds benefit Klein Center elders activities.

Klein Center Book Fair

Mepo Band Concert

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Mepo Band Concert

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The Mediapolis Holiday Band Concert starts at 7 pm in the auditorium. All of the bands from fifth grade on will perform. There is no admission charge to attend and all are welcome.

Mepo Band Concert

NL K-5 Concert

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NL K-5 Concert

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New London Schools Grades K-5 Concert will be held tonight in the High School Gym.

NL K-5 Concert

Union Block Holiday Concert

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Union Block Holiday Concert

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A Holiday Community Concert to benefit the Union Block will be held in the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center Auditorium at 7:30 pm. Community members will perform and the night will finish with an old fashioned sing along. There will be cookies and hot cocoa. Admission is $10 at the door.

Union Block Holiday Concert

WMU Early Out

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WMU Schools have a 1:47 early dismissal today for Winter Break.

WMU Early Out

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

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Harmony Early Out

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Harmony Early Out

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Harmony Schools have a 1 hour early dismissal today.

Harmony Early Out

Newtown Candlelight Vigil

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Newtown Candlelight Vigil

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A candle light vigil to honor the students of Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. is going to be held Friday night at Lincoln School playground in Mt. Pleasant. At 7 p.m. people are asked to gather wearing green and white the Sandy Hook school colors and bring a candle. A short message will be delivered by Rev. Reagan Stoops.

Newtown Candlelight Vigil

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WMU and Mt. Pleasant Christian Schools are not in session today.

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WACO Early Out

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WACO Early Out

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WACO Schools have an early out for Winter Break at 1:40 pm.

WACO Early Out

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Main Street Cinemas presents the Holiday Merchant Movies. Shown today will be “The Polar Express” Saturday at noon and 2:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets are available at area merchants and KILJ.

Holiday Merchant Movies

MP Winter Market

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MP Winter Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market Winter Market and Craft Show runs from 9 am to noon at 1200 West Washington, the McWhirter’s Showroom. Items for sale include baked goods, crafts and art, produce and fresh evergreens.

MP Winter Market

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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The New London VFW will have a Catfish and Chicken Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. The meal includes a roll and choice of two sides. Karaoke will start at 7 pm.

NL VFW Dinner

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Children’s Christmas Program

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Children’s Christmas Program

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The Salem Friends Church will hold their Children’s Christmas Program at 10:30 am. Many area children will be involved and everyone is welcome.

Children’s Christmas Program

Holiday Merchant Movies

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Holiday Merchant Movies

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Main Street Cinemas presents the Holiday Merchant Movies. Shown today will be “The Polar Express” Saturday at noon and 2:30 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets are available at area merchants and KILJ.

Holiday Merchant Movies

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

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Candlelight Service

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Candlelight Service

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A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be at 7pm at the Salem Friends Church. Everyone is invited.

Candlelight Service

Centenary Candlelight Service

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Centenary Candlelight Service

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The Centenary United Methodist Church of Morning Sun holds a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 11 pm. Everyone is welcome.

Centenary Candlelight Service

CPC Office Closed

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CPC Office Closed

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Due to the Christmas holiday, the Henry County General Assistance and Central Point of Coordination offices will be closed today.

CPC Office Closed

Lee Co. Extension Closed

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Lee Co. Extension Closed

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The Lee County Extension Office of Donnellson is closed today.

Lee Co. Extension Closed

MP City Offices Closed

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MP City Offices Closed

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Mt. Pleasant City Hall will be closed today. Garbage pickup will go on today as normal.

MP City Offices Closed

No School

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All area schools are not in session today.

No School

Oakville Candlelight Service

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Oakville Candlelight Service

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Oakville United Methodist Church will hold a Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 5:00 pm today. Everyone is welcome!

Oakville Candlelight Service

Offices Closed

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Offices Closed

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The Henry County Courthouse offices except for the Clerk of Court will be closed today.

Offices Closed

SE IA Players

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SE IA Players

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The Southeast Iowa Players will perform at the New London United Methodist Church at 10 pm this evening.

SE IA Players

Wayland Candlelight Service

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Wayland Candlelight Service

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The Wayland Mennonite Church invites the community to the Candlelight Christmas Eve Service. To welcome Christmas together, the service will begin at 11:30 pm this year.

Wayland Candlelight Service

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

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City Offices Closed

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City Offices Closed

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Mt. Pleasant City Hall will be closed today. Trash collection will be delayed by one day due to the holiday.

City Offices Closed

Community Christmas Day Dinner

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Community Christmas Day Dinner

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The 29th annual Community Christmas Day Dinner will be held at 12:30 pm today in the Farmington Community Center. The dinner is free and donations are welcome. Carry-outs are available at noon. Reservations are requested but not required. To make a reservation call 878-4255.

Community Christmas Day Dinner

CPC Office Closed

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CPC Office Closed

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Due to the Christmas holiday, the Henry County General Assistance and Central Point of Coordination offices will be closed today.

CPC Office Closed

Lee Co. Extension Closed

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Lee Co. Extension Closed

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The Lee County Extension Office of Donnellson is closed today.

Lee Co. Extension Closed

Miracle on 34th Street

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Miracle on 34th Street

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Miracle on 34th Street will be performed at the Fairfield Sondheim Center at 3 pm today. The heartwarming story is brought to life with this fully staged musical production. Tickets are $32 for Zone 1, $28 for Zone 2 and $12 for youth and are available at the Ticket Office or online at FairfieldACC.com.

Miracle on 34th Street

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All area schools are not in session today.

No School

Offices Closed

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Offices Closed

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The Henry County Courthouse offices except for the Clerk of Court will be closed today.

Offices Closed

MP Library Book Club

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Mt. Pleasant Public Library
307 East Monroe
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

MP Library Book Club

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Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Fourth Tuesday Book Club meets today and every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Large Study Room.

MP Library Book Club

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

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No School

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All area schools are not in session today.

No School

Trash Pickup Delay

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Trash Pickup Delay

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Due to the holiday, garbage pickup has been delayed one day. If your trash is usually picked up today, it has been pushed back a day and will be collected tomorrow.

Trash Pickup Delay

Winfield Blood Drive

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Winfield Blood Drive

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The Winfield Lions Community hosts a Blood Drive from 3 to 6:30 pm at the Winfield VFW. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401 ext. 1281. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Winfield Blood Drive

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

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HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC has a Community Blood Drive today from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. Due to the construction, the drive has been moved to the E3 Center on East Washington Street. To schedule an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

HCHC Blood Drive

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All area schools are not in session today.

No School

Trash Pickup Delay

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Trash Pickup Delay

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Due to the holiday, garbage pickup has been delayed one day. If your trash is usually picked up today, it has been pushed back a day and will be collected tomorrow.

Trash Pickup Delay

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

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No School

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All area schools are not in session today.

No School

The Wiz

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The Wiz

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Lights, Camera, Action will show “The Wiz” Friday at 6:30 pm and Saturday at 2 pm in the former Fort Madison Middle School Auditorium. Donations will be accepted.

The Wiz

Trash Pickup Delay

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Trash Pickup Delay

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Due to the holiday, garbage pickup has been delayed one day. If your trash is usually picked up today, it has been pushed back a day and will be collected tomorrow.

Trash Pickup Delay

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The Wiz

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The Wiz

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Lights, Camera, Action will show “The Wiz” Friday at 6:30 pm and Saturday at 2 pm in the former Fort Madison Middle School Auditorium. Donations will be accepted.

The Wiz

Winfield Lego Club

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Winfield Lego Club

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The first monthly meeting of Winfield Public Library Lego Club will be from 10:30 til noon. Kids of all ages and their parents are invited to create Lego masterpieces for photos and display. This monthly, free program requires no registration.

Winfield Lego Club

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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

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City Offices Closed

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City Offices Closed

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Mt. Pleasant City Offices will be closed today. Garbage will be collected today on the normal schedule.

City Offices Closed

City Offices Closed

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City Offices Closed

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Mt. Pleasant City Offices will be closed today. Garbage will be collected today on the normal schedule.

City Offices Closed

Gospel Sing

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Gospel Sing

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A New Years Eve Gospel Sing will be held in Roberts Memorial Center of Keosauqua from 6 to 11 pm. There will be a potluck dinner at 5:30 pm. The event is by freewill donation.

Gospel Sing

Lee Co. Extension Closed

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Lee Co. Extension Closed

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The Lee County Extension Office of Donnellson is closed today.

Lee Co. Extension Closed

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All area schools are not in session today.

No School

Rockin’ New Years Eve

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Rockin’ New Years Eve

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A Rockin’ New Years Eve with the Manny B Group will be at the Burlington Capitol Theater tonight starting at 8 pm.

Rockin’ New Years Eve

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

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City Offices Closed

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City Offices Closed

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Mt. Pleasant City Hall will be closed today for New Years. Due to the holiday, garbage collection has been pushed back a day for the remainder of the week.

City Offices Closed

No School

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All area schools are not in session today.

No School

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

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Diabetes Follow-up Class

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Diabetes Follow-up Class

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HCHC’s Diabetes Team will offer their annual follow-up class tomorrow from 2 to 4 pm in Conference Room B at the hospital. The program is open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed the 10-hour diabetes class. Please register by noon today for the class. You can do so by calling 385-6518.

Diabetes Follow-up Class

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These area schools are not in session today: Mt. Pleasant, New London, WACO, WMU and Holy Trinity.

No School

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

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Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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A Blood Drive from 1:30 to 6:30 pm will be at the E3 Center on East Washington Street. Donors will be entered to win a $25 gift card. To schedule an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Blood Drive

Donnellson Blood Drive

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Donnellson Blood Drive

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A Donnellson Community Blood Drive will be held from 3 to 6 pm at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. To set up an appointment, call Theresa Nelson at 371-0052. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Donnellson Blood Drive

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

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1st Friday Art Walk

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1st Friday Art Walk

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Fairfield’s First Fridays Art Walk will have the theme “Magic of the New Year.” Several magicians will give free performances around the square from 7 to 8 pm. Then at 8:30 pm there will be a Magic Competition at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Admission is $2 and the audience will judge the competition.

1st Friday Art Walk

All-Member Show

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All-Member Show

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This is the last day for the All-Member Show at the Burlington Art Center. The center is from 1 to 5 pm. After today, the gallery will be closed until January 19th.

All-Member Show

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall hosts a Fish Fry from 5 to 8 pm. Fish and shrimp dinners are available as well as carryouts. To place an order, call 469-2641.

Houghton Fish Fry

Samantha Fish Performs

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Samantha Fish Performs

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Samantha Fish performs at 7 pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Fish received this year’s Blues Music Award for Best New Artist Debut. The Quay Thomas Band will open. Tickets are $15 at the door or $12 in advance and are available from Southeast Iowa Blues Society Members.

Samantha Fish Performs

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street will be held from 7 to 9 am at the Whitely Opera House in Bonaparte. The meal benefits the July 4th Committee.

Breakfast on Main Street

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Cantril Bingo

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Cantril Bingo

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Bingo will be in the Cantril Township Hall from 2 to 5 pm. The event is sponsored by Cantril Grass Roots.

Cantril Bingo

MPCT Auditions

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MPCT Auditions

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Auditions for Mt. Pleasant Community Theater’s “Disney’s Aladdin Junior” will be at the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center starting Sunday at 2 pm and Monday at 6 pm. It is for children from 2nd grade to high school. Those auditioning should be prepared to sing two minutes from any source. If that audition date does not work, please call Martha Johnson at 931-8920.

MPCT Auditions

MPHS Variety Show

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MPHS Variety Show

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Mt. Pleasant High School hosts their Variety Show twice today. The first will be held at 2 pm and then again at 4 pm. For more information, contact the High School.

MPHS Variety Show

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