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Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus) program.

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus) program.

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The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus) program. A certification session has been set for this evening from 7:00 to 9:00 at the Henry County Extension office at 127 N. Main Street in Mt. Pleasant. Cost for this certification program is $25.00 per person and is payable at the door. To preregister, contact the Henry County Extension office at 319-385-8126.

Pork Quality Assurance Plus (PQA Plus) program.

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Hearth and Home Technologies is hosting a community blood drive today from 11:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. at the Training Center, 1915 W. Saunders Street, Mt. Pleasant.

community blood drive

pre-registration for children that will be entering Kindergarten

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pre-registration for children that will be entering Kindergarten

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Mt. Pleasant Community School District is currently requesting pre-registration for children that will be entering Kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year. Enrollment forms have been sent home with all the local preschool students, Kindergarten-5th graders that are currently enrolled in our district and are available at the Middle School and the High School. If you have a child that will be 5 years of age on or before September 15, 2013 and have not received a form, please contact the Superintendent’s office at 307 E Monroe Street, Suite 201 or call 319-385-7750. The forms are to be returned by February 1,2013.

pre-registration for children that will be entering Kindergarten

School announcements

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School announcements

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School announcements: Winfield Mt. Union Junior parents will have a prom meeting in the cafeteria at 6:30 p.m.

School announcements

meeting for land owners

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meeting for land owners

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Pathfinders RC&D is hosting a meeting for land owners tonight at 7:00 at the Roberts Memorial Building in Keosauqua. The purpose of the meeting is for land owners along the Des Moines river (Eldon to Farmington) to learn about plans to enhance the current water trail program and gather input about issues regarding the river.

meeting for land owners

Catholic Schools Week

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Catholic Schools Week

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As part of their celebration of Catholic Schools Week, Holy Trinity Catholic School is having Community Day and HTC Spirit Dress Down Day. Students will make a Valentine that will be given to residents at area care centers or homebound individuals.

Catholic Schools Week

Iowa National Guard Unit 833 Engineer Company

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Iowa National Guard Unit 833 Engineer Company

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The Ottumwa based Iowa National Guard Unit 833 Engineer Company is heading to Afghanistan. There will be a community sendoff ceremony today at 10:00 a.m. at the Hellyer Student Life Center at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa. There are men from New London and Mt. Pleasant included in this battalion. Please let these men know that the community supports and that we wish them a safe journey.

Iowa National Guard Unit 833 Engineer Company

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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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community blood drive

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community blood drive

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The Houghton community is hosting a community blood drive from 3:00 to 6:30 this afternoon at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Club Room, 413 Main Street.

community blood drive

Life-Long Learning

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Life-Long Learning

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The January session of Life-Long Learning featuring business collectibles from Des Moines County has been rescheduled for this evening at 7:00. This meeting at the Heritage Center, 501 North Fourth in Burlington is free and open to the public. Please use the Columbia street door.

Life-Long Learning

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

Parents360

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Parents360

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Parents360 provides parents and other caring adults with valuable insights as to why kids use alcohol, tobacco, or controlled substances, how parents can start the dialogue about the dangers of substance abuse with their kids and what steps to take if they suspect or know their child is using. Parents360 will be held at the Fellowship Cup this evening from 5:30 to 7:00 and is open to all mentors, parents and other interested individuals. There will be child care available and snacks will be offered. For more information please contact Cassie Gerst at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Office at 319-385-8126.

Parents360

meeting for all Mt. Pleasant Community Middle School 8th grade students

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meeting for all Mt. Pleasant Community Middle School 8th grade students

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There will be a meeting for all Mt. Pleasant Community Middle School 8th grade students and their parents to discuss 9th grade scheduling options for the 2013-2014 school year in the middle school cafeteria tonight at 7:00.

meeting for all Mt. Pleasant Community Middle School 8th grade students

Catholic Schools Week

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Catholic Schools Week

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As part of their Catholic Schools Week celebration, Holy Trinity Catholic School is having a “100 days of Faith and Learning” experience. Today is the 100th day of school and each class will have activities to celebrate this day.

Catholic Schools Week

4th grade Invention Fair

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4th grade Invention Fair

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Holy Trinity Catholic School will be holding the 4th grade Invention Fair today in the elementary gym.

4th grade Invention Fair

New London Post Prom Committee

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New London Post Prom Committee

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The New London Post Prom Committee will be having a fundraiser at the Mt. Pleasant Pizza Ranch tonight from 5:00 to 8:00. Post Prom will receive all tips during that time and 10% of the buffet sales.

New London Post Prom Committee

Daddy Daughter Dance

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Daddy Daughter Dance

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This year’s Daddy Daughter Dance is coming up February 23 at the E3 Center from 6:00 to 9:00p.m. and if you would like to get a t-shirt for your daughter you must purchase your tickets by Thursday the 31st. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Daddy Daughter Dance

Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

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Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

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The Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes are currently being held at the Henry County Extension office On the lower level on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and 5:00p.m., and Thursdays at 1:00p.m. For registrations or questions please call the Henry County Extension office at 319-385-8126 or Sadie Martin, Family Nutrition Program Assistant, at 319-201-0135.

Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

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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Catholic Schools Week

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Catholic Schools Week

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As part of their celebration of Catholic Schools Week, Holy Trinity Catholic School will be having dress-up day and an all school (K-12) Mass at 11:45 at St. Mary’s church in West Point. All parents and HTC supporters are invited to attend. A teacher/staff appreciation luncheon will follow the early-out dismissal.

Catholic Schools Week

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements: Winfield-Mt. Union – Early dismissal @1:47; WACO – Early out @ 1:40; Mediapolis – Early dismissal @1:00

School Announcements

Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

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Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

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The Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes are currently being held at the Henry County Extension office On the lower level on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and 5:00p.m., and Thursdays at 1:00p.m. For registrations or questions please call the Henry County Extension office at 319-385-8126 or Sadie Martin, Family Nutrition Program Assistant, at 319-201-0135.

Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Prairie Ridge Care and Rehabilitation is hosting a community blood drive from 1:00 to 3:30 this afternoon at 608 Prairie Street in Mediapolis.

community blood drive

pre-registration for children that will be entering Kindergarten

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pre-registration for children that will be entering Kindergarten

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Mt. Pleasant Community School District is currently requesting pre-registration for children that will be entering Kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year. Enrollment forms have been sent home with all the local preschool students, Kindergarten-5th graders that are currently enrolled in our district and are available at the Middle School and the High School. If you have a child that will be 5 years of age on or before September 15, 2013 and have not received a form, please contact the Superintendent’s office at 307 E Monroe Street, Suite 201 or call 319-385-7750. The forms are to be returned by February 1,2013.

pre-registration for children that will be entering Kindergarten

ECA Levels of Excellence Committee meeting

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ECA Levels of Excellence Committee meeting

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The Henry/Washington Counties ECA Levels of Excellence Committee meeting is being held today at 1:30 p.m. at the Wayland Community center, 218 W. Main St., Wayland.

ECA Levels of Excellence Committee meeting

Catholic Schools Week

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Catholic Schools Week

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As part of their celebration of Catholic Schools Week, Holy Trinity Catholic School will have “Religious Day” today. The parish priests will visit each classroom.

Catholic Schools Week

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements: Winfield-Mt. Union is holding a Financial Aid Night tonight in the lobby from 5:00 to 6:00.

School Announcements

vocal recital

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vocal recital

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Iowa Wesleyan College will present a vocal recital tonight in the IWC Chapel Auditorium at 7:30. Performing will be Professor Margaret Runaas and tenor Stephen Rodrigues-Pavao. The recital is free and open to the public.

vocal recital

Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

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Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

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The Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes are currently being held at the Henry County Extension office On the lower level on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and 5:00p.m., and Thursdays at 1:00p.m. For registrations or questions please call the Henry County Extension office at 319-385-8126 or Sadie Martin, Family Nutrition Program Assistant, at 319-201-0135.

Buy, Eat, Live Healthy classes

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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blood drive

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blood drive

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The Mississippi Valley Blood Center is holding a blood drive today from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the E3 Center, 1400 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant.

blood drive

Musical Motion

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Musical Motion

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The Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec. Department is sponsoring the winter session of Musical Motion for 5 weeks starting Wednesday Feb. 6 and every Wednesday through March 6. Children ages 3 – 5 will play games, dance, exercise and more all with music. Sarah Zilhman is the instructor. Registration must be completed by February 4. The class is limited to 10 children and will be held at the Civic Center Meeting Room. Cost for the class is $20 for residents and $25 for non residents. To register, call the Park and Rec. Department at 319-385-1475.

Musical Motion

fish fry

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fish fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus are having a fish fry tonight from 5:00 to 8:00 at the KC Hall. Carry-Outs are welcome. Call 319-469-2641 to place your order.

fish fry

Catholic Schools Week

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Catholic Schools Week

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Holy Trinity Catholic School is celebrating Catholic Schools Week and today is Kid’s Day and Dress Down Day. They will be having a C.A.T.C.H activity (Sock Hop) and a treat.

Catholic Schools Week

Bowl-A-Thon

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Bowl-A-Thon

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ClubM, The Henry County Mentoring program, is sponsoring a Bowl-A-Thon Saturday, March 2 from 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. at the Iris City Bowling Alley. The entry fee is $100.00 per team of 4. Funds raised will help provide mentor training, activities, match support and events for kids and families.

Bowl-A-Thon

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

American Cancer Society Daffodil Days

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American Cancer Society Daffodil Days

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Spring is on the way and so is the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days! Orders are now being taken by contacting Daffodil Days coordinator Cindy Shumaker at 319-931-1882. Make a minimum $10.00 donation to the American Cancer Society to receive a bunch of approximately 10 daffodils. For a $25.00 donation to the Gift of Hope program, you help the American Cancer Society anonymously deliver beautiful bouquets – arranged in vases – to area cancer patients. This year also features Ray O’ Hope, a special Boyds Bear designed exclusively for Daffodil Days “Bear and a Bunch” that can be ordered for a donation of $25.00.

American Cancer Society Daffodil Days

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is holding a community blood drive today from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the E3 center, 1400 E. Washington St. To schedule an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

community blood drive

Limelight Lounge

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Limelight Lounge

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The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Limelight Lounge presents American Idol contestant Michael Powers tonight at 7:00. Doors open at 6:30 and a full bar is available.

Limelight Lounge

Limelight Lounge

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Limelight Lounge

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The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Limelight Lounge presents American Idol contestant Michael Powers tonight at 7:00. Doors open at 6:30 and a full bar is available.

Limelight Lounge

Black dogs need love too

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Black dogs need love too

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Black dogs need love too. Black dogs face a tough road in shelters. They are typically the last adopted, and often the first euthanized. To help bring attention to this issue and help black dogs find their forever home, the Burlington Animal Shelter is having a “Black Friday Sale” today. The adoption fee on any black dog will be waived (the $40.00 spay/neuter voucher fee still applies if necessary). Your new best friend is waiting for you. For more information contact the Burlington Animal Shelter at 319-753-8389.

Black dogs need love too

Specifically for Seniors

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Specifically for Seniors

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The Burlington Public Library is hosting Specifically for Seniors, “Saints, Soldiers and Spies: Women and War,” with Pippa White this morning at 10:00. Admission is free.

Specifically for Seniors

Fairfield Art Walk

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Fairfield Art Walk

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Fairfield Art Walk will feature three art forms, film, photography and poetry, expressing love at various venues and a Valentine creation station for all ages from 6:00 to 8:00 this evening at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 51 N. Court in Fairfield. Cost is $1.00.

Fairfield Art Walk

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Laugh Away Diabetes comedy event

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Laugh Away Diabetes comedy event

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There will be a Laugh Away Diabetes comedy event tonight at Sammy’s Bar in St. Paul, Ia. Comedian Tim Sullivan will perform 2 shows at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.00 each and are available at Sammy’s Bar in St. Paul and at Phil’s Pub in West Point or you can call 319-470-2840.Seating is limited so get your tickets early. There will be food, comedy, raffles and music. Dungeon Jeep will be playing after the 2nd show at approximately 10:00 p.m. All proceeds go the American Diabetes Association.

Laugh Away Diabetes comedy event

Kids can learn to ice fish

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Kids can learn to ice fish

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Kids can learn to ice fish at an ice fishing clinic sponsored by Des Moines County Conservation this morning from 9:30 to noon at Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry. The clinic will meet at area E of Big Hollow. Each child participant will be given an ice fishing pole to fish with during the clinic and will get to take it home with them afterwards. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. There is a $5.00 fee and preregistration is required. There is a limit of 25 participants. Call 319-753-5808 to register.

Kids can learn to ice fish

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Rashid Pharmacy is hosting a community blood drive this morning from 9:00 to 11:00 at 2404 Avenue L in Fort Madison.

community blood drive

Super Bowl party sandwiches

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Super Bowl party sandwiches

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Get your Super Bowl party sandwiches at the Bonaparte Opera House today prepared just for you by the “Friends of the Library.” You can have your choice of ham, turkey of roast beef with lettuce and tomatoes on a homemade sub bun for only $3.50 each. Order by calling 319-592-3677, 319-931-9836 or 319-931-9837. Sandwiches will be ready for pickup at 1:30 p.m.

Super Bowl party sandwiches

the best Beatles band on the planet

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the best Beatles band on the planet

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American English, billed by Newsweek and “the best Beatles band on the planet,” will perform songs covering the entire Beatles career, from 1963 to 1970, beginning at 7:30 this evening at the Capitol Theater in Burlington. Tickets for the event are $28.00 for adults and $24.00 for seniors and students. They are available on line at www.burlingtoncapitoltheater.org or by phone at 319-237-1099 during ticket office hours: 2:00 to 5:00p.m. today. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door two hours before show time.

the best Beatles band on the planet

In Motion Show Choir Invitational

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In Motion Show Choir Invitational

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The Mt. Pleasant Community School district is hosting the In Motion Show Choir Invitational today at the high school.

In Motion Show Choir Invitational

Health Fair

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Health Fair

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The Mediapolis Library is hosting a Health Fair this morning from 9:00 to 11:00.

Health Fair

chili and soup supper

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chili and soup supper

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Henry County Animal Rescue is sponsoring their annual chili and soup supper tonight from 5:00 to 8:00 at Manning Hall, 605 S. Jackson St. A $5.00 donation gets you soup or chili, a dinner roll, a drink and dessert. They are serving a large variety of chili’s and soups and there will be a silent auction, a live pie auction and classic country music by Danny Dee and Donna Lynn.

chili and soup supper

Adam Trent, the next generation of illusion

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Adam Trent, the next generation of illusion

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Adam Trent, the next generation of illusion, performs tonight at the Sondheim Center in Fairfield at 7:30. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center at 641-472-2000 or on line at www.fairfieldacc.com.

Adam Trent, the next generation of illusion

Adam Trent, the next generation of illusion

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Adam Trent, the next generation of illusion

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Adam Trent, the next generation of illusion, performs tonight at the Sondheim Center in Fairfield at 7:30. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center at 641-472-2000 or on line at www.fairfieldacc.com.

Adam Trent, the next generation of illusion

breakfast buffet

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breakfast buffet

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The Ainsworth Opera House is having a breakfast buffet this morning from 7:00 to 9:00 to raise funds for the opera house. Cost is $7.00 and kids 10 and under eat free with an adult.

breakfast buffet

soup supper fundraiser

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soup supper fundraiser

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Burlington Boy Scout Troop 3 is having a soup supper fundraiser tonight from 5:30 to 7:00 in St. John’s cafeteria at 700 S. Division St. They will be serving chili, chicken noodle soup, drinks and desserts. Cost is a donation.

soup supper fundraiser

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street is being served by the post prom committee this morning from 7:00 to 9:00 in the Whitely Opera House in Bonaparte.

Breakfast on Main Street

potato bar supper

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potato bar supper

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The Oakville United Methodist Men are hosting a potato bar supper tonight at 5:00 at the Oakville United Methodist Church. Cost is a free will offering.

potato bar supper

A Wild Game Feed

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A Wild Game Feed

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A Wild Game Feed by Ike’s and Tri-River Conservation is tonight from 6:00 to 10:00 at Ike’s Clubhouse, County Road X-61, Wapello. Cost is a free will donation.

A Wild Game Feed

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John Carlson “Abstract Thinking” reception

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John Carlson “Abstract Thinking” reception

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The John Carlson “Abstract Thinking” reception and gallery talk is this afternoon at 2:00 at the Art Center, 301 Jefferson Street in Burlington. Carlson’s exhibit is through 3rd. Gallery hours are from 1:00 to 4:00p.m.

John Carlson “Abstract Thinking” reception

all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet

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all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warsaw, Ill. is hosting their all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 7:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. in the parish hall. Advance tickets can be purchased by calling 309-337-9075 and will be available at the door.

all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet

Super Bowl

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Super Bowl

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Main Street Cinemas will show the Super Bowl game for free on the screen. Doors open at 4:30 pm with kickoff at 6:30 pm. The game is free and food will be available at the concession stand.

Super Bowl

Super Bowl

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Super Bowl

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Main Street Cinemas will show the Super Bowl game for free on the screen. Doors open at 4:30 pm with kickoff at 6:30 pm. The game is free and food will be available at the concession stand.

Super Bowl

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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community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Faith Lutheran Church of Mt. Pleasant is hosting a community blood drive in their Fellowship Hall at 910 Mapleleaf Drive. The drive runs from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30p.m.

community blood drive

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements: Mt. Pleasant – 90 minute late start - Middle School 9:40, High School 9:50, Elementary 9:55; Winfield-Mt. Union – No school for professional development.

School Announcements

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

Mt. Pleasant Community Theater announces open auditions

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater announces open auditions

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater announces open auditions for The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Auditions will be tonight and tomorrow night 6:30 to 8:00 in room 102 of the Old Main Building on the Iowa Wesleyan College campus. 5 men and 5 women ages 20 – 60 are needed. No need to prepare a scene or to have read the script. If you have questions, call Dave Brown at 319-986-2112.

Mt. Pleasant Community Theater announces open auditions

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Faith Christian Outreach Church will host a community blood drive this afternoon from 2:30 to 6:30 at the E3 Center in the gym, 1400 E. Washington Street, Mt. Pleasant. To donate, please contact Marcia Ernst at 319-986-5377 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

community blood drive

Kindergarten parents meeting

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Kindergarten parents meeting

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Holy Trinity Catholic School is having a Kindergarten parents meeting tonight at 6:00 in Mrs. Krogmeier’s room.

Kindergarten parents meeting

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

Israeli cellist Amit Peled

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Israeli cellist Amit Peled

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Israeli cellist Amit Peled performs tonight at the Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30. Admission is by Fairfield Concert Association Membership. For information on membership call 641-472-4347.

Israeli cellist Amit Peled

VFW meeting for Winfield veterans

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VFW meeting for Winfield veterans

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The VFW meeting for Winfield veterans is tonight at 7:00 at the Winfield Vets building.

VFW meeting for Winfield veterans

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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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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 inside the Children’s Programming Room. It’s a fun, 20 minute program that features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote literacy. The program is free, registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

blood drive

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blood drive

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Danville Community Lions are hosting a blood drive from 1:30 to 6:30 this afternoon at the Bob Dodds Insurance Meeting Room, 108 N. Main Street, Danville. To donate, please contact LeRoy Lippert at 319-392-4491 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

blood drive

blood drive

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blood drive

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The New London Lions are hosting a community blood drive this afternoon from 1:00 to 6:00 at the New London Community Hall, 106 N. Division Street, New London. To donate, please contact Mickey Dingman at 319-367-2201 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

blood drive

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

reception for artist B.J. Grimmer

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reception for artist B.J. Grimmer

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Iowa Wesleyan College is hosting an opening reception for artist B.J. Grimmer of Mt. Pleasant tonight from 5:00 to 7:00 in the IWC Art Gallery, located in the P.E.O. Memorial Building on N. Main St. The public is invited.

reception for artist B.J. Grimmer

National Career Readiness Certificate

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National Career Readiness Certificate

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The Iowa Workforce Development, Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce, Keokuk Economic Development Corporation and Southeastern Community College have teamed up to provide an opportunity for individuals to receive a National Career Readiness Certificate today. A mini-job fair will also be held from 11:00a.m. to 1:30p.m. at Southeastern Community College’s Keokuk campus. To receive certification, there will be two, three-hour assessment sessions offered in the morning and afternoon. The first will take place from 8:30 to 11:30a.m. and the second from 1:00 to 4:30p.m. Participants must register for these sessions in advance by calling the Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce at 319-524-5055 or by e-mail at director@keokukchamber.com.

National Career Readiness Certificate

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Winfield Mt. Union : Early dismissal at 1:47, Senior Parents After Prom meeting at 7:00 – Waco : Early Dismissal at 1:40 – Mediapolis : Early dismissal at 1:00 – Holy Trinity : Junior parents post prom meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Junior/Senior High cafeteria

School Announcements

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

Hypnotist Chris Jones performs tonight

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Hypnotist Chris Jones performs tonight

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Hypnotist Chris Jones performs tonight at 8:00 in the Chapel Auditorium on the Iowa Wesleyan College campus.

Hypnotist Chris Jones performs tonight

Onesimus Director Presentation

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Onesimus Director Presentation

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The Ethiopian director of the Onesimus Children Development program, Nega Meaza, will be at Iowa Wesleyan College on Thursday, February 7, at 11 a.m. to share stories and engage in conversation with the campus and community about his organization and work. This is open to the public.

Onesimus Director Presentation

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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“Sweet Treats and a Show”

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“Sweet Treats and a Show”

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The Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents “Sweet Treats and a Show” in the courtesy room at the Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn and Suites. Sweet treats and beverages will be served at 7:00 p.m. and the one-act play “Love Letters” will be presented at 7:30. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit in Mt. Pleasant for $15.00 each.

“Sweet Treats and a Show”

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Walmart is hosting a community blood drive this afternoon from 2:00 to 5:30. Donors will register and give blood inside the Blood Center’s Mobile Donor Bus, which will be parked at 1045 Grand Avenue, Mt. Pleasant. To donate, please contact Angie Davis at 319-385-4600 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

community blood drive

Curtis and Loretta will be performing

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Curtis and Loretta will be performing

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Curtis and Loretta will be performing at the Leopold Loft at Starr’s Cave Nature Center tonight. Doors open at 7:00 and the concert begins at 7:30. Admission is $10 and $2 for students. Refreshments will be served.

Curtis and Loretta will be performing

Bowl-A-Thon

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Bowl-A-Thon

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ClubM, The Henry County Mentoring program, is sponsoring a Bowl-A-Thon Saturday, March 2 from 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. at the Iris City Bowling Alley. The entry fee is $100.00 per team of 4. Funds raised will help provide mentor training, activities, match support and events for kids and families.

Bowl-A-Thon

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Mt. Pleasant: Van Allen/Salem night at the boy’s basketball game.

School Announcements

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Learn About Wine

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Learn About Wine

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After Hours: Adult Program Learn About Wine will be at the Burlington Public Library today at 7 pm. There will be a small tasting, lecture and history.

Learn About Wine

Lions Club Soup Supper

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Lions Club Soup Supper

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A Lions Club Soup Supper and Auction will be held in the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua at 5 pm.

Lions Club Soup Supper

College Conversations Over Coffee

8:30 am - 10:00 am

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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annual Southeast Iowa luncheon

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annual Southeast Iowa luncheon

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The annual Southeast Iowa luncheon is being held today from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral, 1868 N. Power Road, Mesa, Arizona. All residents from southeast Iowa living in Arizona and all “Snowbirds” visiting Arizona are welcome.

annual Southeast Iowa luncheon

Bonaparte Sweetheart Sales event

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Bonaparte Sweetheart Sales event

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Bonaparte Sweetheart Sales event will be having approximately 20 vendors with a large selection of gifts for you and your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day. They will also hold a raffle to raise money for kid’s activities. This all takes place at the Bonaparte Opera House today from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

Bonaparte Sweetheart Sales event

“Sweet Treats and a Show”

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“Sweet Treats and a Show”

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The Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents “Sweet Treats and a Show” in the courtesy room at the Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn and Suites. Sweet treats and beverages will be served at 7:00 p.m. and the one-act play “Love Letters” will be presented at 7:30. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit in Mt. Pleasant for $15.00 each.

“Sweet Treats and a Show”

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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The Bethel Mennonite Church is hosting a community blood drive this morning from 7:30 to 11:30 at the Bethel Mennonite Church, 3185 Wayland Road, Wayland. To donate, please contact Marilyn Hershberger at 319-256-7851 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

community blood drive

Dogs for a Dog

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Dogs for a Dog

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Dogs for a Dog is a fundraiser to help purchase a service dog for Matthew White. For $5.00 you can feed 2 people hotdogs, chips and soda. Serving will be from noon to 3:00 today at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant. There will also be a silent auction, service dog information and information from Iowa Wesleyan College nursing students.

Dogs for a Dog

Kalioke Event for Charity

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Kalioke Event for Charity

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Kali Eastin and Woobie’s Tavern are teaming up for the first ever Kalioke Event for Charity tonight at 6:00. The event is a uniquely named karaoke contest benefitting local charities. The contest is open to anyone 21 years of age or older. All contestants must be registered by 5:45 p.m. today. There is a registration fee of $10 prior to the event or $15 at the door. You may register at Woobie’s Tavern 134 West main Street in New London.

Kalioke Event for Charity

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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The Bethel Mennonite Church is hosting a community blood drive from 7:30 to 11:30 this morning at the Bethel Mennonite Church in Wayland, IA. To donate, contact Marilyn Hershberger at 319-256-7851.

community blood drive

pancake supper

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pancake supper

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The Crawfordsville Lions are having a pancake supper this evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at the WACO Elementary School. The cost is $7.00 in advance or $8.00 at the door. Kids 12 and under are $5.00 and preschool age eat free.

pancake supper

TAIKOPROJECT All-stars

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TAIKOPROJECT All-stars

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Fairfield Arts and Convention Center presents the TAIKOPROJECT All-stars, a high-energy display of taiko percussion, blended with the sweet sounds of the bamboo flute, marimba and the Japanese koto (harp). The performance will be tonight at 7:30 at the Sondheim Center. Tickets are available at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Ticket Office, 641-472-2787 and at www.fairfieldacc.com.

TAIKOPROJECT All-stars

annual Community Brunch

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annual Community Brunch

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The Mediapolis FFA invites you to annual Community Brunch being held today from 9:30 to 11:00 in the Mediapolis Elementary Gym.

annual Community Brunch

catfish and chicken dinner

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catfish and chicken dinner

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The New London VFW Post 7641 is having a catfish and chicken dinner tonight from 5:00 to 7:30. Dinner includes the entrée, a roll and choice of two sides, Sides are French fries, baked beans and coleslaw. Cost is $9.50 for a catfish dinner, $7.00 for a chicken dinner and $8.00 for an all white meat chicken dinner. Karaoke starts at 7:00p.m.

catfish and chicken dinner

Grant Wood Soup Smorgasbord

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Grant Wood Soup Smorgasbord

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The American Gothic House Center celebrates artist Grant’s Wood’s birthday with a Soup Smorgasbord from 11 am to 1 pm today in Eldon. Soup, brownies and birthday cake will be served. There will be door prizes, music by Indian Hills Chamber Singers and a raffle for a print. Tickets for the print are $1 each. The fundraiser supper is by freewill donation to support educational programs at the Center.

Grant Wood Soup Smorgasbord

Music Under the Watertower

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Music Under the Watertower

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Music Under the Watertower will feature Irish-American duo Switchback at the Donnellson American Legion. The doors open at 6, music starts at 8.

Music Under the Watertower

Fireman’s Ball

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Fireman’s Ball

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The West Point and St. Paul Fireman’s Ball is tonight from 9 pm to 1 pm at the West Point American Legion. Cost is $6 in advance or $7 at the door. United Groove Theory provides the music and there will be a raffle.

Fireman’s Ball

Sweetheart Sales Event

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Sweetheart Sales Event

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The Bonaparte Independence Day Committee hosts a Sweetheart Sales Event today from 9 am to 5 pm at the Whiteley Opera House. Vendors will be set up and there will be raffles going on throughout the day. Proceeds go towards the city’s Independence Day activities.

Sweetheart Sales Event

Heart Health Dessert Demo

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Heart Health Dessert Demo

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A Heart Health Dessert Demo by Hy-Vee Registered Dietician Lauren Versweyveld will be at the store from 10 am to noon with demonstrations of heart healthy dessert recipes.

Heart Health Dessert Demo

Artist Meet & Greet

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Artist Meet & Greet

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The Art Center of Burlington hosts the 2013 February Artist Meet and Greet from 1 to 3 pm. Featured will be artists Mandy Robertson, Jim Topic and the Crables.

Artist Meet & Greet

Basket Making Class

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Basket Making Class

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A Basket Making Class will be held in the Lee County Extension Office in Donnellson from 10 am to 2 pm. Cost is $15. Bring a lunch and an old apron or towel. To register, call 463-7673.

Basket Making Class

Book Sale

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Book Sale

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A Book Sale will be at the Burlington Public Library from 8 am to 5 pm. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Burlington Public Library and will feature all types of books, tapes and videos.

Book Sale

Dance & Drill Team Show

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Dance & Drill Team Show

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A Dance and Drill Team Show will be held in the big gym at W-MU School at 5:30 this evening.

Dance & Drill Team Show

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Farmington Bingo

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Farmington Bingo

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Farmington Center Community Bingo will be held at 1 pm today. For more information, call 520-5226.

Farmington Bingo

Beefburger/Valentine Dessert Auction fundraiser

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Beefburger/Valentine Dessert Auction fundraiser

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The Winfield and surrounding area Women of Faith are sponsoring a Beefburger/Valentine Dessert Auction fundraiser today beginning at 11:15a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Winfield. The menu will be beefburgers, salads, chips and a drink. A free will offering will be accepted. Proceeds will go towards the expenses of the Fall Conference. The dessert auction will begin around noon and will include Brown Sugar Angel Food Cake, Blackberry Pie, Gooseberry Pie, assorted candies, cakes and much more!

Beefburger/Valentine Dessert Auction fundraiser

Altar & Rosary annual dinner

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Altar & Rosary annual dinner

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St. Alphonsus Church, 607 S. Jackson, invites you to the Altar & Rosary annual dinner today from 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. in Manning Hall. The menu includes turkey breast, homemade meatballs, ham, potatoes and gravy, corn, rolls, a variety of salads, desserts and beverages. Meal tickets will be sold at the door and they are $8.50 for adults, $3.50 for children 4-10 and kids three and under eat free. Then later this afternoon the University of Iowa Newman Singers will perform at 2:00. The Newman Singers are from the Catholic Student Center of the U of I and are directed by Joe Mattingly. The concert is free (a free will donation will be accepted). If you have questions call Mary Ann Messer at 385-9365.

Altar & Rosary annual dinner

public appreciation event

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public appreciation event

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The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Board of Directors and staff will recognize its volunteers at a public appreciation event this afternoon at 2:00 at the Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts. The appreciation event will include presentation of the 2012 Volunteer of the Year. For more information on the Volunteer Appreciation Event or the volunteer opportunities at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center, contact Sasha Luse at 641-472-2787.

public appreciation event

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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blood drive

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blood drive

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The Mississippi Valley Blood Center is holding a blood drive today from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the E3 Center, 1400 E. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant.

blood drive

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

Sunnybrook Assisted Living

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living and Memory Care is having entertainment by Jake McVey this afternoon starting at 1:00 and then at 2:00 free community bingo with lots of prizes to win.

Sunnybrook Assisted Living

Diabetes Center Move

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Diabetes Center Move

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The HCHC Diabetes Education Center is moving to a new location today. To get to it, go in the front lobby, up to the 2nd floor, turn left at Ideal Protein and the office is the 2nd door on the right. It’s located on Suite 24.

Diabetes Center Move

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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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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

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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The Swedesburg Lutheran Church is hosting a community blood drive this afternoon from 2:00 to 6:30 at the parish hall 201 Academy Avenue. To donate call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 800-747-5401.

community blood drive

Henry County Reserve Deputy

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Henry County Reserve Deputy

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The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is hosting an informal meeting for anyone interested in becoming a Henry County Reserve Deputy. The meeting will be held this evening at 7:00 at the Henry County Emergency Management Building located at 900 W. Washington in Mt. Pleasant. Applications and more information will be available at the meeting.

Henry County Reserve Deputy

“How I Became a Pirate”,

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“How I Became a Pirate”,

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“How I Became a Pirate”, a fun filled musical adventure comes ashore at the Sondheim Center in Fairfield tonight at 7:00p.m. It’s a story of adventure and finding one’s own heart – a path that can’t be found on any treasure map. Tickets are available at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Ticket Office, 641-472-2787 and on line at www.fairfieldacc.com.

“How I Became a Pirate”,

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Mt. Pleasant: Music Boosters meeting at 7:00p.m. in the high school music room. – New London: Parent-Teacher conferences 2:30 to 8:00p.m. – Central Lee: Post Prom meeting at 5:30 – Harmony: Early dismissal for all students at 1:30, FFA subdistricts conference at 2:30.

School Announcements

Town Hall Meeting

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Town Hall Meeting

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The Des Moines County Historical Society conducts a Town Hall Meeting at 7 pm tonight at the Burlington Public Library. Spencer Honsey will discuss and gas and oil business in the area. There will be a display of related items. The meetings are free and open to the public.

Town Hall Meeting

St. Michael’s Pancake Supper

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St. Michael’s Pancake Supper

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St. Michael’s Episcopal Pancake and Sausage Supper will be held from 4:30 to 7 pm this evening at the church. It is by freewill donation.

St. Michael’s Pancake Supper

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Mt. Pleasant Middle School is hosting a community blood drive this afternoon from 3:00 to 6:00 in the Middle School Cafeteria at 414 N. Adams St. To donate, please contact Jacque Lake at 319-385-7730.

community blood drive

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Winfield Mt. Union: Early dismissal at 1:47, Big Red Pride Booster meeting at 5:30p.m. – WACO: Early dismissal at 1:40 – Holy Trinity: Early Out – Central Lee: In-service dismissal at 1:15

School Announcements

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

chocolate lovers social

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chocolate lovers social

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living and Memory Care is having a chocolate lovers social this afternoon at 2:00 followed by entertainment by “Elvis”.

chocolate lovers social

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – New London: Parent Teacher conferences 2:30 to 8:00p.m.

School Announcements

IWC Service Learning

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IWC Service Learning

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IWC hosts “Iowa Wesleyan College: A Tradition of Service.” There will be a discussion of service learning projects by students. The program begins at 11 am in the Chapel Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

IWC Service Learning

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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Bowl-A-Thon

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Bowl-A-Thon

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ClubM, The Henry County Mentoring program, is sponsoring a Bowl-A-Thon Saturday, March 2 from 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. at the Iris City Bowling Alley. The entry fee is $100.00 per team of 4. Funds raised will help provide mentor training, activities, match support and events for kids and families.

Bowl-A-Thon

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Shottenkirk of Mt. Pleasant is hosting a community blood drive today from noon to 3:00 p.m. in the Shottenkirk training room, 2301 E. Washington St.

community blood drive

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Central Lee: Annual FFA breakfast 6:30 to 8:30.

School Announcements

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

soup and sandwich luncheon

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soup and sandwich luncheon

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Donnellson, is holding a soup and sandwich luncheon today from 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room, 506 N. Main St., Donnellson. They will be serving tuna salad, beefburger, hot chicken and hot dog sandwiches; chili and broccoli cheese soup; pies and cakes, potato chips and drinks. Everyone is invited. Cost is a free will donation. They are also holding a silent auction.

soup and sandwich luncheon

Ham & Bean Supper

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Ham & Bean Supper

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The Hamilton-Waters Detachment Marine Corps League host their annual Ham and Bean Supper from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. There will be door prizes. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door.

Ham & Bean Supper

Free Health Screenings

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Free Health Screenings

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Morning Sun Care Center hosts Free Health Screenings from 8:30 to 10 am at Apron Strings of Mediapolis. Freewill donations will be accepted. Everyone is welcome.

Free Health Screenings

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soup supper and auction

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soup supper and auction

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Lockridge fire and rescue is sponsoring a soup supper and auction tonight at the Lockridge school. Supper will be served from 5:00 to 7:00p.m. and will include chili, vegetable beef soup, oyster soup, potato soup, beef and noodles, veggie trays and desserts. They are also having an auction, quilt raffle and door prizes. Any and all donations will be welcomed for the auction. If you have a donation, it can be dropped off at the school today. If you have questions, call 319-931-2973 or 319-696-3161.

soup supper and auction

Trivia Night

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Trivia Night

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Friends of the library in Mediapolis are hosting their third annual Mediapolis Public Library Trivia Night tonight at 7:00 at the Mediapolis Elementary School gym. Teams of 6 can sign up for only $75.00.

Trivia Night

Famed comedian Tom Arnold

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Famed comedian Tom Arnold

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Famed comedian Tom Arnold returns to southeast Iowa for a hilarious evening of comedy at the Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts tonight at 7:30. Originally from Ottumwa, Tom recently returned to his roots as a stand-up comic poking fun at his Midwest past, marital follies and absurd Hollywood stories. Tickets are available at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Ticket Office at 641-472-2787 or on line at www.fairfieldacc.com.

Famed comedian Tom Arnold

Montrose Riverfront Inc. Annual Potato Hug

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Montrose Riverfront Inc. Annual Potato Hug

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Montrose Riverfront Inc. Annual Potato Hug is tonight from 5:00 to 7:30 at the Fowler Community Building in Montrose. They will be serving baked potatoes with your choice of toppings, maid rites, homemade desserts and hot and cold drinks for a free will donation.

Montrose Riverfront Inc. Annual Potato Hug

free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid

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free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid

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Iowa students and families can get free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid during Iowa College Goal Sunday at Southeastern Community College’s West Burlington Campus today from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Volunteers will help students and their families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as part of a national program that helps students qualify for federal financial aid.

free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid

AMP Wine Tasting

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AMP Wine Tasting

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A Wine Tasting Party, a night out with AMP, the young professional group, will be held at Reunion Vineyards of Mt. Pleasant from 6 to 9 pm.

AMP Wine Tasting

Sweetheart Spaghetti Dinner

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Sweetheart Spaghetti Dinner

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A Sweetheart Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held tonight from 5 to 8 pm at the Farmington Community Center. Cost is $10 a couple. Dinner includes spaghetti, garlic bread, triple chocolate dessert and a beverage. There will be door prizes, a dj and prize raffle. The fundraiser is sponsored by Farmington Food Pantry.

Sweetheart Spaghetti Dinner

Salad & Chili Supper

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Salad & Chili Supper

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The Mt. Pleasant American Legion hosts a Salad and Chili Supper from 5:30 to 8 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Vets Hall. It is all you can eat and by freewill donation. The public is invited. Proceeds go to send boys to Iowa Boys Senate.

Salad & Chili Supper

Potato Hug

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Potato Hug

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Potato Hug is today from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Fowler Community Building in Montrose. They will serve baked potatoes and toppings, maidrites and homemade desserts. Donations benefit Montrose Riverfront.

Potato Hug

Singles Dance

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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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SEISO Winter Concert

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SEISO Winter Concert

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SEISO’s Winter Concert will be held today. The first will be at 3 pm at Burlington’s Capitol Theater and the second will be at 7:30 pm at the IWC Chapel Auditorium in Mt. Pleasant. Admission is by season ticket or at the door. $15 for adults, $10 for students, children 12 and under are free. Come 45 minutes before the performance for a prelude where Conductor McConnell will discuss the works.

SEISO Winter Concert

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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The Polishville Community Center of Brighton holds a dance tonight. Performing with be Goodman/Anders from 6 to 9 pm. Food will be available starting at 4:30 pm.

Polishville Dance

SE IA Bridal Expo

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SE IA Bridal Expo

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The 4th annual Southeast Iowa Bridal Expo runs from 11 am to 3 pm today in the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. 25 wedding service providers will be there. Admission is free and open to the public. There will be a fashion show during the event and food samples. Brides will be registered to win numerous door prizes as well.

SE IA Bridal Expo

Little League Signup

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Little League Signup

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Fox River Little League Signup is from 1 to 2 pm at the Keosauqua Fire Department. Children ages 4 through 12 interested in playing softball or baseball are welcome.

Little League Signup

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

Henry County Health Center’s Diabetes Team

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Henry County Health Center’s Diabetes Team

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Today is the last day to register for Henry County Health Center’s Diabetes Team’s diabetes education series that will be held Tuesday, February 19 and Tuesday, February 26. The 2-day program is open to anyone who has type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Please call 319-385-6518 to register.

Henry County Health Center’s Diabetes Team

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Mt. Pleasant: 90 minute late start (Middle School at 9:40, High School at 9:50 and Elementary at 9:55) – New London: No school – Danville: No school – Holy Trinity: No school – Mt. Pleasant Christian: No school – Central Lee: No School – Harmony: No school.

School Announcements

MP City Offices Closed

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MP City Offices Closed

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Mt. Pleasant City Offices are closed today due to Presidents Day. Garbage pickup will be one day later this week.

MP City Offices Closed

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

iCal

Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Winfield Mt. Union: Parent-Teacher conferences 4:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. – Central Lee: Parent-Teacher conferences 4:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.

School Announcements

MP Garbage Delay

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MP Garbage Delay

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Due to the Presidents Day holiday, garbage pickup will be one day later this week.

MP Garbage Delay

MPHS After Prom Meeting

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MPHS After Prom Meeting

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MPCHS After-Prom Parent Meeting will be held at 6:30 pm in the HS Media Center. All senior parents and students are encouraged to attend and plan the activities.

MPHS After Prom Meeting

Kids Art Class

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Kids Art Class

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The West Point Library hosts a Kids Art Class from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Kids can choose ceramic sports figurines and graphite shade drawing. Cost is $14. A snack will be provided. To register call 837-6315.

Kids Art Class

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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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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 inside the Children’s Programming Room. It’s a fun, 20 minute program that features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote literacy. The program is free, registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

iCal

Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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Iowa Wesleyan College Student Nurses Association is hosting a community blood drive today from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Student Union Social Hall, 601 N. Main St. To donate, contact Dr. Susan Erue at 319-385-6322.

community blood drive

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Winfield Mt. Union: Early Dismissal at 1:47 – WACO: Early dismissal at 1:40 – Holy Trinity: HTC Science Night 3:30 to 7:00 – Mt. Pleasant Christian: Early out for teacher in-service at 1:00.

School Announcements

Fiesta in February

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Fiesta in February

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A Fiesta in February Children’s Carnival will be held from 5 to 7 pm at Cottrell Gym. Tickets are 25 cents for carnival games, prizes, bounce houses, face painting, a cookie walk an much more. All proceeds go towards the construction of a skate park.

Fiesta in February

MP Garbage Delay

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MP Garbage Delay

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Due to the Presidents Day holiday, garbage pickup will be one day later this week.

MP Garbage Delay

SOFT

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SOFT

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Supporting Our Families and Troops will be Wendy’s in Burlington from 5 to 7 pm. A portion of food sales will be donated and the group will be selling patriotic items. Proceeds go to support local troops.

SOFT

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

The Montana Reparatory Theater

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The Montana Reparatory Theater

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The Montana Reparatory Theater is presenting “Biloxi Blues” tonight at 7:30 in the Chapel Auditorium on the IWC campus. The program is free and open to the public.

The Montana Reparatory Theater

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Central Lee: Parent-Teacher conferences 4:00 to 8:00p.m.

School Announcements

MP Garbage Delay

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MP Garbage Delay

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Due to the Presidents Day holiday, garbage pickup will be one day later this week.

MP Garbage Delay

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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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Bowl-A-Thon

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Bowl-A-Thon

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ClubM, The Henry County Mentoring program, is sponsoring a Bowl-A-Thon Saturday, March 2 from 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. at the Iris City Bowling Alley. The entry fee is $100.00 per team of 4. Funds raised will help provide mentor training, activities, match support and events for kids and families.

Bowl-A-Thon

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

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Income tax preparation and electronic filing

iCal

Income tax preparation and electronic filing will be provided to low and moderate income taxpayers – especially those over 60 – at no cost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Fellowship Cup, 203 N. Jefferson in Mt. Pleasant. The service is being provided by trained volunteers from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Please bring all of your tax forms with you to the consultation. For more information call 319-385-4983.

Income tax preparation and electronic filing

Evergreens Issues and Advice

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Evergreens Issues and Advice

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Evergreens Issues and Advice will be held in the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday February 28. This program is designed to provide information on what is happening to our trees and offer on where tree owners can go from here. You must RSVP by the end of business today by calling the Lee County Extension Office at 319-835-5116. A $5.00 program fee will be taken at the door the night of the event.

Evergreens Issues and Advice

Park and Rec. Department Youth Soccer Camp

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Park and Rec. Department Youth Soccer Camp

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Registration ends today for the Park and Rec. Department Youth Soccer Camp that will be held next week, Feb. 25-28 at Cottrell Gym. This camp is for 1st through 6th graders and will run from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. each night. The camp will be instructed by Ed Chabal and Neil Schmitz. Cost is $20.00 for residents and $25.00 for non-residents. Please wear regular tennis shoes on the gym floor.

Park and Rec. Department Youth Soccer Camp

“Lunch and Learn”

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“Lunch and Learn”

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The Henry County Health Center Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department support group will hold a “Lunch and Learn” today at noon in classroom A-2 at the Henry County Health Center. Please enter through the North Rehabilitation entrance at HCHC. “Health and your Lungs” will be presented by Peggy Rust. Lunch will be provided. Anyone with concerns about heart or lung disease is welcome to attend. For more information contact Andrea or Linda at 319-385-6504.

“Lunch and Learn”

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Winfield Mt. Union: No school – Central Lee: No school.

School Announcements

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

MP Garbage Delay

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MP Garbage Delay

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Due to the Presidents Day holiday, garbage pickup will be one day later this week.

MP Garbage Delay

Jazz Night

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Jazz Night

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Burlington Notre Dame Jazz Night starts at 7 pm in the Elementary Gym. Table seat reservations are available by calling 754-8431. Bleachers seating is available for $5.

Jazz Night

Beauty and the Beast

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Beauty and the Beast

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West Burlington High School presents the Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast” Friday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Admission is $7.

Beauty and the Beast

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Chamber Governmental Forums

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Chamber Governmental Forums

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The Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance Government Affairs Committee is once again affording Henry County residents the opportunity to share their views with state lawmakers at a series of public forums during the Iowa legislative session. The monthly forums will be held from 8:30 to 10:00a.m. beginning this morning and continuing on the fourth Saturday of February, March and April. The forums will take place in the International Room of Chadwick Library at Iowa Wesleyan College.

Chamber Governmental Forums

3rd annual rabbit workshop

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3rd annual rabbit workshop

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The Henry County 4-H Rabbit Committee will be holding the 3rd annual rabbit workshop today with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. and speakers starting at 9:00. The workshop is open to everyone and you do not need to be a member of 4-H to attend. Come and enjoy the day filled with information, fun, rabbit breeders and door prizes. The workshop will be held at the Menke-Hoyer Auction Complex in New London.

3rd annual rabbit workshop

“Angels and Cowboys”

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“Angels and Cowboys”

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“Angels and Cowboys” the American Cancer Society’s Daddy Daughter Dance is being held tonight from 6:00 to 9:00 at the E3 Center in Mt. Pleasant. They will also be having crafts, balloon artists, games and bingo. The cost is $15.00 per person with a maximum of $45.00 per family. Tickets can be purchased at Brown’s Shoe Fit, Peebles or Mt. Pleasant Tire. Valet parking will be available, photos will be taken by Broeker Photography and will be available for purchase and there will be a raffle for many great prizes. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.

“Angels and Cowboys”

The Montrose Riverfront Consignment Auction

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The Montrose Riverfront Consignment Auction

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The Montrose Riverfront Consignment Auction is today starting at 11:00 a.m. at Riverfront Landing. Food will be served.

The Montrose Riverfront Consignment Auction

free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid

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free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid

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Iowa students and families can get free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid during Iowa College Goal Sunday at Southeastern Community College’s Keokuk campus today from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Volunteers will help students and their families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as part of a national program that helps students qualify for federal financial aid.

free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid

MPACA Legislative Forum

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MPACA Legislative Forum

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The MPACA Legislative Forum is being held this morning from 8:30 to 10:00 in the International Room at the Chadwick Library on the IWC campus.

MPACA Legislative Forum

The Hunts

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The Hunts

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The Hunts perform at the Fairfield Sondheim Center at 7:30 pm. You can hear indie-folk, step dancing and bluegrass fiddling by this band of seven siblings. Tickets are $27 for Zone 1 and $23 for Zone 2 and are available at FairfieldACC.com or by calling 641-472-2787.

The Hunts

Show Choir Invitational

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Show Choir Invitational

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The Central Lee Music Department and Music Boosters host “Central Connections” Show Choir Invitational today. The doors open at 10 and the first performance is at 1:25 pm. The evening show begins at 7:30 pm. Admission is $10 with children under 5 free. All proceeds go towards the Central Lee Music Programs.

Show Choir Invitational

Chili Cook-Off

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Chili Cook-Off

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The 9th annual Chili Cook-Off will be from 5 to 8 pm at the Salem Century Bar. To enter and judge a chili is $6, to judge is $5. To compete, chili must be in by 4 pm. There will be prizes for best hot and mild. Monies raised goes to Salem Old Settlers activities.

Chili Cook-Off

LEGO Club

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LEGO Club

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The LEGO Club meets at the Winfield Public Library from 10:30 am to noon. All children are welcome.

LEGO Club

Music Under the Watertower

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Music Under the Watertower

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William Elliott Whitmore plays for Music Under the Watertower at 8 pm this evening at the Donnellson American Legion. Admission is by donation.

Music Under the Watertower

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Farmington Bingo

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Farmington Bingo

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Farmington Center Community Bingo will be held at 1 pm today. For more information, call 520-5226.

Farmington Bingo

Stir It Up Around the World

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Stir It Up Around the World

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Stir It Up Around the World will be held at the Mt. Pleasant High School Commons. Participating will be the Culinary Arts Department and there will also be art displays, music and a meal. Appetizers will be served at 4 with dinner at 4:30 pm. Tickets are available at the High School or at Brown’s Shoe Fit. Adults are $15, children under 12 are $7.50. All proceeds go to the Culinary Arts program.

Stir It Up Around the World

Journey Beyond Quartet Concert

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Journey Beyond Quartet Concert

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A Journey Beyond Quartet Concert starts at 6 pm at the First Baptist Church of Yarmouth. Food and fellowship will follow the performance. Everyone is welcome.

Journey Beyond Quartet Concert

Beauty and the Beast

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Beauty and the Beast

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West Burlington High School presents the Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast” Friday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Admission is $7.

Beauty and the Beast

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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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community blood drive

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community blood drive

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The Salem Community is hosting a community blood drive this afternoon from 3:00 to 6:30 at the Salem Community Center, 201 S. Main. To donate, contact Joyce Laswell at 319-258-2161.

community blood drive

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Mt. Pleasant: All Bands Night at the High School at 7:00p.m.

School Announcements

Weather Spotting Class

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Weather Spotting Class

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A Weather Spotting Class will be held at 6 pm in the new Court Room in Keosauqua. It is sponsored by the Van Buren County Emergency Management Commission.

Weather Spotting Class

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – WACO: Parent-Teacher conferences – Central Lee: Science Fair

School Announcements

Dover Meeting

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Dover Meeting

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The Dover Historical Society meets at the Dover Museum at 1:30 pm today.

Dover Meeting

MP Library Book Club

1:30 pm -
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...

5:00 pm -
Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

iCal

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

7:00 pm -

Alcoholic Anonymous

iCal

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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School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – Winfield Mt. Union: Early dismissal at 1:47 – Holy Trinity: Early dismissal and Kindergarten Round-UP.

School Announcements

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Salem Friends Church is having a Pizza Ranch fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm. They will be clearing tables for tips and will also get a percentage of the sales from the evening. Money raised will go towards a mission trip to Kentucky.

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

Lasagna Supper

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Lasagna Supper

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The Bonaparte United Church hosts a Free Lasagna Supper from 5 to 6:30 pm at the Church. They are serving the meal to say thank you for your support.

Lasagna Supper

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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Tickets for Mt. Pleasant’s first round game at the Boys State Basketball Tournament will be on sale in the Activities Office at the MPCHS. Cost is $8. By purchasing your ticket here, the Activities Department gets 25 cents for each ticket and that helps defray costs for lodging and meals for the team. Tickets are available the following days:
02/27 3 to 4 pm
02/28 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/01 7:30 to 3:30 pm
03/02 9:30 am to 11 am at Shottenkirk Automotive
03/04 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/05 7:30 am to noon.

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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community blood drive

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community blood drive

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The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is holding a community blood drive today from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the E3 Center, 1400 E. Washington St. To make an appointment to donate call 800-747-5401.

community blood drive

community blood drive

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community blood drive

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The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is holding a community blood drive today from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the E3 Center, 1400 E. Washington St. To make an appointment to donate call 800-747-5401.

community blood drive

School Announcements

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School Announcements

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School Announcements – New London: Second Annual Science Showcase of Knowledge at Clark Elementary – WACO: Parent-Teacher conferences – Mediapolis: Early dismissal at 1:00 and parent-teacher conferences.

School Announcements

MetroGroup Blood Drive

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MetroGroup Blood Drive

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Alaniz/MetroGroup hosts a Community Blood Drive from 7:30 am to noon and 1 to 5:30 pm. The donor bus will be parked at 1608 East Washington Street in Mt. Pleasant. To donate, contact Mike Owens at 385-7259. Walk-ins are welcome.

MetroGroup Blood Drive

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents Disney’s Aladdin Junior at the Heatilator Center. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. They are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit or at the door.

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

Spring Tour Home Concert

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Spring Tour Home Concert

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The IWC Concert Choir will present its 2013 Spring Tour Home Concert at 11 am in the Chapel Auditorium. The concert follows the annual tour and features a variety of choral music selections. The IWC Broad Street Connection, a vocal jazz ensemble, will also perform and Dr. Joel Brown will perform a piano solo. Admission is free.

Spring Tour Home Concert

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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Tickets for Mt. Pleasant’s first round game at the Boys State Basketball Tournament will be on sale in the Activities Office at the MPCHS. Cost is $8. By purchasing your ticket here, the Activities Department gets 25 cents for each ticket and that helps defray costs for lodging and meals for the team. Tickets are available the following days:
02/27 3 to 4 pm
02/28 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/01 7:30 to 3:30 pm
03/02 9:30 am to 11 am at Shottenkirk Automotive
03/04 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/05 7:30 am to noon.

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

iCal

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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Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents Disney’s Aladdin Junior at the Heatilator Center. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. They are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit or at the door.

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus hosts a Fish Fry from 5 to 8 pm at the Hall. Fish and shrimp dinners are available as is carryout. To place your order, call 469-2641.

Houghton Fish Fry

Danville Community Meal

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Danville Community Meal

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Danville Schools host a Community Meal at the High School from 5 to 7 pm to raise funds for the state tournament. A pep rally will follow.

Danville Community Meal

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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Tickets for Mt. Pleasant’s first round game at the Boys State Basketball Tournament will be on sale in the Activities Office at the MPCHS. Cost is $8. By purchasing your ticket here, the Activities Department gets 25 cents for each ticket and that helps defray costs for lodging and meals for the team. Tickets are available the following days:
02/27 3 to 4 pm
02/28 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/01 7:30 to 3:30 pm
03/02 9:30 am to 11 am at Shottenkirk Automotive
03/04 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/05 7:30 am to noon.

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

Fairfield First Friday

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Fairfield First Friday

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Fairfield First Fridays Art Walk focuses on Youth Art. The event runs from 6 to 9:30 pm at the Fairfield Public Library and will showcase art, music, mimes, improv theater, food and more. Students from elementary to high school will participate. There will also be an artist reception from 6 to 9 with appetizers.

Fairfield First Friday

CL Science Fair

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CL Science Fair

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Central Lee High School Science Fair has judging from 5:45 to 7 pm and public viewing from 7 to 7:30 pm. The awards ceremony starts at 7:30. All events will be in the High School.

CL Science Fair

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2nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon

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2nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon

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The 2nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon will be held today at Iris City Bowling Alley to raise funds for the Henry County Mentoring Program/Club M. Put together a team of four people to bowl. The cost is $25 per person or $100 per team. The Bowl-A-Thon will run from 1:00 to 4:00 this afternoon. Children, families and everyone young and old are invited. To register please contact Cassie Gerst at the Henry County ISU Extension and Outreach at 319-385-8126.

2nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon

MPCS Benefit Auction

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MPCS Benefit Auction

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The 17th annual Mt. Pleasant Christian School Benefit Auction begins at 9:02 am at the Christian School. There will be a live auction, silent basket auction, food, fun, even an opportunity to win a Celebrity Cruise.

MPCS Benefit Auction

Maple Syrup Demonstration

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Maple Syrup Demonstration

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A Maple Syrup Demonstration will be held at Oakland Mills Park today from 9 am to noon at the Dorothy Family Maple Syrup Camp. The event is free and open to the public. Come when you can.

Maple Syrup Demonstration

Mattocks Fundraiser

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Mattocks Fundraiser

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A benefit for KILJ’s Bob Mattocks will be held today at 6:01 pm at the WACO High School Gym in Wayland. A chili supper with sides, relishes and desserts will be served followed by an auction. All money raised will go to his medical bills.

Mattocks Fundraiser

Sportsman’s Dinner

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Sportsman’s Dinner

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Calvary Baptist Church’s 7th annual Sportsman’s Dinner is today. This event is for any outdoor enthusiast of hunting or fishing age. Doors open at 3 pm, dinner is at 6 and the program starts at 7. There will be vendor displays, antler scoring, door prizes and the featured speaker is Captain Ross Crowe of the Northern Memories Guide Service. For information, call Kirk Miller at 391-0233.

Sportsman’s Dinner

New Shanghai Circus

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New Shanghai Circus

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The New Shanghai Circus performs at the Fairfield Sondheim Center tonight at 7:30 pm. Acrobats, aerialists and athletes will present an orchestrated production of Chinese circus arts. Tickets are $27 for Zone 1 and $23 for Zone 2 and are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

New Shanghai Circus

Vendor Open House

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Vendor Open House

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Relay for Life team No One Walks Alone will be hosting a Vendor Open House today from 1 to 4 pm at the Fellowship Cup Community Building. Various vendors will be present. Cookies and drinks will be provided.

Vendor Open House

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street runs from 7 to 9 am at the Opera House Community Room in Bonaparte. It is hosted by the Jolly Trio 4-H Club. Biscuits and gravy, eggs and sausage will be served.

Breakfast on Main Street

Basketball Fun Day

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Basketball Fun Day

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The 3rd annual Youth Basketball Fun Day is at the Harmony High School. There will be free throw contests, raffle drawings and games played from 9 am to 3 pm. Admission is $1 per person. Proceeds go to the Harmony Youth Basketball Fund.

Basketball Fun Day

Embury Soup Supper

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Embury Soup Supper

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Embury United Methodist Church of Donnellson hosts a Soup Supper and Bake Sale from 4 to 7 pm. The meal is by freewill donation.

Embury Soup Supper

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Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents Disney’s Aladdin Junior at the Heatilator Center. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. They are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit or at the door.

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

Bless This Dress

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Bless This Dress

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Bless This Dress Ministry will be held at the Keokuk First Christian Church from 1 to 3 pm. Teens for looking a dress are encouraged to attend. The event is for teens and their families in a financially difficult time. There is no charge for the dresses. Teens should be accompanied by an adult and there is a limit of one dress. To donate a dress or for more information call 572-2617.

Bless This Dress

Youth Art Month Show

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Youth Art Month Show

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The annual Youth Art Month Show for Mt. Pleasant Community Schools opens today at the Henry County Courthouse. Artwork of students from Kindergarten through 12th grade will be on display. The opening reception is from 1 to 3 pm. The exhibit will be on display through March 28th.

Youth Art Month Show

Danville Sendoff

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Danville Sendoff

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The Send-Off for the Danville Bears at the state basketball tournament will be at 1 pm today.

Danville Sendoff

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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