Community Calendar

Month Week Day

Events in August 2014

  • August 1, 2014

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    Art Guild Unveiling

    The Art Center of Burlington has their unveiling of the County Seat Project benches at 4:30 pm. There will be a gallery hop from 5 to 8 pm.

    The Art Center of Burlington has their unveiling of the County Seat Project benches at 4:30 pm. There will be a gallery hop from 5 to 8 pm.

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    CJ Farmers Market

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

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    Crooked Creek Days

    Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days starts today. The carnival is open from 1 to 11 pm. Dinner will be served by the Methodist Church at Twin Lakes at 5 pm and the Cardboard Boat Regatta starts at 6.

    Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days starts today. The carnival is open from 1 to 11 pm. Dinner will be served by the Methodist Church at Twin Lakes at 5 pm and the Cardboard Boat Regatta starts at 6.

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    First Friday Art Walk

    Fairfield’s First Friday Art Walk is from 6 to 10:30 pm in the City Square. Blue Cat Alley performs from 6 to 7:30 and then Bob Dorr and the Blues Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30. There will be a bbq contest with audience judging. There will be food vendors, artist, area non-profit organizations and children’s activities.

    Fairfield’s First Friday Art Walk is from 6 to 10:30 pm in the City Square. Blue Cat Alley performs from 6 to 7:30 and then Bob Dorr and the Blues Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30. There will be a bbq contest with audience judging. There will be food vendors, artist, area non-profit organizations and children’s activities.

    Fairfield’s First Friday Art Walk is from 6 to 10:30 pm in the City Square. Blue Cat Alley performs from 6 to 7:30 and then Bob Dorr and the Blues Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30. There will be a bbq contest with audience judging. There will be food vendors, artist, area non-profit organizations and children’s activities.

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    Lights, Camera, Action

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “The Jungle Book” at 7 pm in Central Park of Fort Madison. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “The Jungle Book” at 7 pm in Central Park of Fort Madison. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

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    Rock Around the Block

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    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.

    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.

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    Witte Observatory Open

    The Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing from sunset to 10:30 pm. It is hosted by the Astronomy Club.

    The Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing from sunset to 10:30 pm. It is hosted by the Astronomy Club.

  • August 2, 2014

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    Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

    Ainsworth Opera House serves a breakfast buffet from 7 to 9 am. Adults are $8, children 10 and under are free with an adult.

    Ainsworth Opera House serves a breakfast buffet from 7 to 9 am. Adults are $8, children 10 and under are free with an adult.

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    Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

    Southeast Iowa Blues Society present the Blue Ribbon Blues Fest starting at 4:30 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. It’s an outdoor blues festival with four groups performing. There will also be a beverage garden and food vendors. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 the day of the show.

    Southeast Iowa Blues Society present the Blue Ribbon Blues Fest starting at 4:30 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. It’s an outdoor blues festival with four groups performing. There will also be a beverage garden and food vendors. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 the day of the show.

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    Bluebird Breakfast

    Former Bluebird employees will have a breakfast at Papa George’s the first Saturday of the month.

    Former Bluebird employees will have a breakfast at Papa George’s the first Saturday of the month.

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    Breakfast on Main Street

    Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whitely Opera House. It benefits Harmony PTO.

    Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whitely Opera House. It benefits Harmony PTO.

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    Cheri Benge Benefit

    Cheri Benge benefit hog roast and auction will be held from 4 to 8 pm at the Salem Park shelter house. A pork sandwich dinner is $5 starting at 4. The auction starts at 6:30. The benefit is for Benge, who is battling cancer.

    Cheri Benge benefit hog roast and auction will be held from 4 to 8 pm at the Salem Park shelter house. A pork sandwich dinner is $5 starting at 4. The auction starts at 6:30. The benefit is for Benge, who is battling cancer.

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    Chicken Dinner & Bingo

    The United Methodist Women hosts a chicken dinner and bingo at 5 pm at the Morning Sun Community Center. Fried chicken, potato salad, relishes, desserts and drinks are all by freewill donation.

    The United Methodist Women hosts a chicken dinner and bingo at 5 pm at the Morning Sun Community Center. Fried chicken, potato salad, relishes, desserts and drinks are all by freewill donation.

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    Crooked Creek Days

    Winfield Crooked Creek Days continues today. A pancake breakfast will be served at the Presbyterian Church starting at 7. The 5K Fun Run starts at 7:30. The dog show is at 9, there’s kids games from 9:30 to 11, the parade starts at 10 and the carnival opens at 11. A Vendor Fair is from 11 to 6. The adult co-ed slow pitch softball tournament starts at 11. Lunch is at 11, provided by the Open Bible Church. There’s an adult pizza eating contest at 12:30, a kids pedal pull at 1, the Bill Riley Talent Show at 5 and dinner is served at 5 by the Henry County Cattlemen. The auction begins at 6:30 and there’s a family friendly street dance from 8 to 11.

    Winfield Crooked Creek Days continues today. A pancake breakfast will be served at the Presbyterian Church starting at 7. The 5K Fun Run starts at 7:30. The dog show is at 9, there’s kids games from 9:30 to 11, the parade starts at 10 and the carnival opens at 11. A Vendor Fair is from 11 to 6. The adult co-ed slow pitch softball tournament starts at 11. Lunch is at 11, provided by the Open Bible Church. There’s an adult pizza eating contest at 12:30, a kids pedal pull at 1, the Bill Riley Talent Show at 5 and dinner is served at 5 by the Henry County Cattlemen. The auction begins at 6:30 and there’s a family friendly street dance from 8 to 11.

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    Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

    The Dave Aamodt Run/Walk is today. The 5K and 10K timed event starts at Mediapolis School at 8:30 am. Signup begins at 7:30. Cost is $25.

    The Dave Aamodt Run/Walk is today. The 5K and 10K timed event starts at Mediapolis School at 8:30 am. Signup begins at 7:30. Cost is $25.

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    Holtkamp Auto Open House

    Brad Holtkamp Automotive holds an Open House from 10 am to 2 pm at their new facility at 907 East Washington Street. There will be free pancakes, tours and door prizes. KILJ will be broadcasting live!

    Brad Holtkamp Automotive holds an Open House from 10 am to 2 pm at their new facility at 907 East Washington Street. There will be free pancakes, tours and door prizes. KILJ will be broadcasting live!

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    Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

    Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church’s annual garage/bake sale is this weekend. They are at 401 East Washington Friday from 9 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday from to 11:30. These are multi-family donations. Proceeds from the sale benefit the mission work of the United Methodist Women’s group.

    Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church’s annual garage/bake sale is this weekend. They are at 401 East Washington Friday from 9 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday from to 11:30. These are multi-family donations. Proceeds from the sale benefit the mission work of the United Methodist Women’s group.

  • August 3, 2014

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    Burlington Band Performs

    The final performance of the season of the Burlington Municipal Band is tonight starting at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

    The final performance of the season of the Burlington Municipal Band is tonight starting at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

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    Crooked Creek Days

    Winfield Crooked Creek Days wraps up today. There a volleyball tournament at 8 am, a horseshoe tournament at 10, lunch is served by the Henry County Pork Producers at 11 and the carnival opens at 11 too. The tractor pull starts at 11, the car show at 1 and water fights begin at 3. Karaoke is from 3 to 8, the frozen t-shirt contest is at 6 and fireworks start at dusk at Twin Lakes Country Club.

    Winfield Crooked Creek Days wraps up today. There a volleyball tournament at 8 am, a horseshoe tournament at 10, lunch is served by the Henry County Pork Producers at 11 and the carnival opens at 11 too. The tractor pull starts at 11, the car show at 1 and water fights begin at 3. Karaoke is from 3 to 8, the frozen t-shirt contest is at 6 and fireworks start at dusk at Twin Lakes Country Club.

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    Off-Road Antique Show

    Bonaparte Main Street’s Off-Road Antique Show is from 1 to 4 pm at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. Appraisal cost is $6 per item or $15 for three. There is a three item limit.

    Bonaparte Main Street’s Off-Road Antique Show is from 1 to 4 pm at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. Appraisal cost is $6 per item or $15 for three. There is a three item limit.

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    Polishville Bazaar

    The Polishville Bazaar is from 11 am to 1 pm at the community center in Brighton. They will be serving grilled chicken or pork loin lunches, $8 for adults or $4.50 for children. There will be quilt and cash raffles.

    The Polishville Bazaar is from 11 am to 1 pm at the community center in Brighton. They will be serving grilled chicken or pork loin lunches, $8 for adults or $4.50 for children. There will be quilt and cash raffles.

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    Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

    Trenton United Methodist Church hosts an ice cream social from 2 to 4 pm in the Sunrise Room. Homemade ice cream and treats are available by freewill donation. The event is open to the public.

    Trenton United Methodist Church hosts an ice cream social from 2 to 4 pm in the Sunrise Room. Homemade ice cream and treats are available by freewill donation. The event is open to the public.

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    West Point Pancake Breakfats

    The American Legion pre-sweet corn festival pancake breakfast is from 8 to 11 am in the West Point City Park.

    The American Legion pre-sweet corn festival pancake breakfast is from 8 to 11 am in the West Point City Park.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

  • August 4, 2014

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    Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

    Faith Lutheran Church holds a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm at the Fellowship Hall. For an appointment, call Jennifer Lehman at 217-8309.

    Faith Lutheran Church holds a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm at the Fellowship Hall. For an appointment, call Jennifer Lehman at 217-8309.

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    Hearth & Home Blood Drive

    Hearth and Home Technologies hosts a blood drive from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Training Center. For an appointment, call Carrie Wymore at 986-4592.

    Hearth and Home Technologies hosts a blood drive from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Training Center. For an appointment, call Carrie Wymore at 986-4592.

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    Summer Merchant Movies

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    BINGO at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran’s Hall every Monday night at 6:30 pm. Each game is sold separately. Play as much or as little as you want. The public is welcome.

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

    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.

    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.

  • August 5, 2014

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    Access Energy Meeting

    Access Energy Cooperative’s annual Meeting of Members is today at 5 pm at McMillan Park. There will be a free meal at 5 and then a business meeting at 7 pm with a prize drawing to follow. The grand prize is a $250 bill credit.

    Access Energy Cooperative’s annual Meeting of Members is today at 5 pm at McMillan Park. There will be a free meal at 5 and then a business meeting at 7 pm with a prize drawing to follow. The grand prize is a $250 bill credit.

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    Blood Drive

    A blood drive is from 2 to 6 pm at the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    A blood drive is from 2 to 6 pm at the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

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    Spring Run Ice Cream Social

    Spring Run Church’s Ice Cream Social is run 5 to 7 pm. They will be serving beefburgers, hot chicken sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, pie, cake and homemade ice cream – all by freewill donation. Proceeds go towards mission work.

    Spring Run Church’s Ice Cream Social is run 5 to 7 pm. They will be serving beefburgers, hot chicken sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, pie, cake and homemade ice cream – all by freewill donation. Proceeds go towards mission work.

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    Summer Merchant Movies

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

    TOPS #212...

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

    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 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!

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • August 6, 2014

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    Alive After Five

    Alive After Five is hosted by Mt. Pleasant Noon Rotary at Garrels Elk Ranch. The event is from 5 to 7 pm and is for Chamber members, employees and guests and is a great time for networking.

    Alive After Five is hosted by Mt. Pleasant Noon Rotary at Garrels Elk Ranch. The event is from 5 to 7 pm and is for Chamber members, employees and guests and is a great time for networking.

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    Keosauqua Blood Drive

    A blood drive will be held from 3 to 7 pm at the Keosauqua Senior Center. For an appointment, call 800-452-1097.

    A blood drive will be held from 3 to 7 pm at the Keosauqua Senior Center. For an appointment, call 800-452-1097.

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    Summer Merchant Movies

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • August 7, 2014

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    Car Cruise-In

    Advanced Auto Parts hosts a Car Cruise-In from 5 to 8 pm. It is hosted by Heartland Rod and Custom and is for all car owners.

    Advanced Auto Parts hosts a Car Cruise-In from 5 to 8 pm. It is hosted by Heartland Rod and Custom and is for all car owners.

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    Mepo Blood Drive

    There’s a Mediapolis Community Blood Drive from 7 to 10 am at City Hall in the Community Blood Drive. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    There’s a Mediapolis Community Blood Drive from 7 to 10 am at City Hall in the Community Blood Drive. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

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    Sweet Corn Festival

    The West Point Sweet Corn Festival starts today. The carnival, arts and crafts in the park, free sweet corn and the bbq pork loin dinner all run from 5 to 10 pm. The princess and queen interviews and coronation is at 6. The Holy Trinity drill team performs afterwards and there will be a dj afterwards.

    The West Point Sweet Corn Festival starts today. The carnival, arts and crafts in the park, free sweet corn and the bbq pork loin dinner all run from 5 to 10 pm. The princess and queen interviews and coronation is at 6. The Holy Trinity drill team performs afterwards and there will be a dj afterwards.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • August 8, 2014

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    CJ Farmers Market

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center on the Louisa County Fairgrounds. Another Mulligan performs.

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center on the Louisa County Fairgrounds. Another Mulligan performs.

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    Farmington Farmers Market

    The Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the downtown shelterhouse.

    The Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the downtown shelterhouse.

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    First Friday Art Walk

    Fairfield’s First Friday Art Walk is from 6 to 10:30 pm in the City Square. Blue Cat Alley performs from 6 to 7:30 and then Bob Dorr and the Blues Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30. There will be a bbq contest with audience judging. There will be food vendors, artist, area non-profit organizations and children’s activities.

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    Lights, Camera, Action

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “Surf’s Up” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. Food will be available for purchase.

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “Surf’s Up” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. Food will be available for purchase.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    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.

    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.

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    Sweet Corn Festival

    The West Point Sweet Corn Festival continues today. The carnival, arts and crafts in the park, free sweet and bbq chicken dinners will be served from 5 to 10 pm. There will be dance performances and LMNOP performs from 7:30 to 10:30 pm.

    The West Point Sweet Corn Festival continues today. The carnival, arts and crafts in the park, free sweet and bbq chicken dinners will be served from 5 to 10 pm. There will be dance performances and LMNOP performs from 7:30 to 10:30 pm.

    College Conversations Over Coffee

    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.

    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.

  • August 9, 2014

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    Marine Corps Picnic

    Hamilton-Waters Marine Corps League invites all veterans and their families to the annual picnic. It starts at 3 pm at the 40&8 Park behind Community Field in Burlington. Meat and drinks are furnished, bring a dish to share.

    Hamilton-Waters Marine Corps League invites all veterans and their families to the annual picnic. It starts at 3 pm at the 40&8 Park behind Community Field in Burlington. Meat and drinks are furnished, bring a dish to share.

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    MP Farmers Market

    The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market runs from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

    The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market runs from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

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    Outdoor Cinema

    An Outdoor Cinema will be held in Burlington at the corner of Fifth and Valley Streets at dusk. They will be showing “42-the Jackie Robinson Story.” Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Bring a lawn chair.

    An Outdoor Cinema will be held in Burlington at the corner of Fifth and Valley Streets at dusk. They will be showing “42-the Jackie Robinson Story.” Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Bring a lawn chair.

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    Sweet Corn Festival

    The West Point Sweet Corn Festival continues today. The 5K and 10K race starts at 8 am, a horseshoe doubles tournament starts at 10. Arts and crafts in the park, free sweet corn and bbq dinners will be served from 11 am to 10 pm. Pee wee drag races are at 11 and the carnival runs from noon to midnight. The junior water fights start at 1, the bathtub races at 2:30 and free stage performances feature Madd Hoss Jackson at 7:30 pm.

    The West Point Sweet Corn Festival continues today. The 5K and 10K race starts at 8 am, a horseshoe doubles tournament starts at 10. Arts and crafts in the park, free sweet corn and bbq dinners will be served from 11 am to 10 pm. Pee wee drag races are at 11 and the carnival runs from noon to midnight. The junior water fights start at 1, the bathtub races at 2:30 and free stage performances feature Madd Hoss Jackson at 7:30 pm.

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    Yarmouth Fun Fest

    The Yarmouth Community Fun Fest is today. At 10 am, there is a parade, an antique car and tractor show, a trap shoot and derby and a magic show after the parade. There’s a free carnival from 1:30 to 2:30 at First Baptist Church. At 3 pm there’s a free sanctioned pedal pull and there’s a garden tractor pull from 1 to 4 pm. At 6 pm music will be provided by Highway 99 and then there will be a free fireworks show.

    The Yarmouth Community Fun Fest is today. At 10 am, there is a parade, an antique car and tractor show, a trap shoot and derby and a magic show after the parade. There’s a free carnival from 1:30 to 2:30 at First Baptist Church. At 3 pm there’s a free sanctioned pedal pull and there’s a garden tractor pull from 1 to 4 pm. At 6 pm music will be provided by Highway 99 and then there will be a free fireworks show.

  • August 10, 2014

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    Phantom of the Opera

    “The Phantom of the Opera” silent film and organ concert starts at 3 pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. For tickets, visit FairfieldACC.com.

    “The Phantom of the Opera” silent film and organ concert starts at 3 pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. For tickets, visit FairfieldACC.com.

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    Sweet Corn Festival

    The Sweet Corn Festival wraps up today. BBQ dinners and free sweet corn will be served starting at 11. The carnival runs from 11:30 am to 6 pm. Arts and crafts in the park is from noon to 7. The parade starts at noon and a mini tractor pull starts at 2.

    The Sweet Corn Festival wraps up today. BBQ dinners and free sweet corn will be served starting at 11. The carnival runs from 11:30 am to 6 pm. Arts and crafts in the park is from noon to 7. The parade starts at noon and a mini tractor pull starts at 2.

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    Wesley Chapel Service

    Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church has a change in service today. Their 11 am service will meet at 10:30 at Trenton Park for an outdoor service. A picnic will follow.

    Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church has a change in service today. Their 11 am service will meet at 10:30 at Trenton Park for an outdoor service. A picnic will follow.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

  • August 11, 2014

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    Elementary Backpack to School Night

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have their Backpack to School Night from 5 to 6 pm. Students can bring their backpacks, school supplies and meet their teachers.

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have their Backpack to School Night from 5 to 6 pm. Students can bring their backpacks, school supplies and meet their teachers.

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    MP Middle School Back to School Night

    Mt. Pleasant Middle School Back to School Night is from 5 to 7 pm at the Middle School.

    Mt. Pleasant Middle School Back to School Night is from 5 to 7 pm at the Middle School.

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    BINGO at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran’s Hall every Monday night at 6:30 pm. Each game is sold separately. Play as much or as little as you want. The public is welcome.

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

    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.

    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.

  • August 12, 2014

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    Alzheimer

    This is the last day to register for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Workshop to be held on August 27 at the Burlington Public Library. This day-long workshop provides research, education and caring tips for professionals, community members, care partners and those in early-stages of dementia. There will be multiple speakers covering a wide array of topics. This program is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. To register call 800-272-3900.

    This is the last day to register for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Workshop to be held on August 27 at the Burlington Public Library. This day-long workshop provides research, education and caring tips for professionals, community members, care partners and those in early-stages of dementia. There will be multiple speakers covering a wide array of topics. This program is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. To register call 800-272-3900.

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    FCOC Blood Drive

    Faith Christian Outreach Church holds a blood drive from 2:30 to 6:15 pm in the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call Marcia Ernst at 986-5377.

    Faith Christian Outreach Church holds a blood drive from 2:30 to 6:15 pm in the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call Marcia Ernst at 986-5377.

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    MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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

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

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    TOPS Special Meeting

    TOPS Mt. Pleasant Chapter 212 will have a special meeting today discussing sleep apnea at 5:45 pm in the basement of Lincoln Street Baptist Church.. Guest speaker will be Laura McDonald from Jefferson County Health Center. Guests are welcome.

    TOPS Mt. Pleasant Chapter 212 will have a special meeting today discussing sleep apnea at 5:45 pm in the basement of Lincoln Street Baptist Church.. Guest speaker will be Laura McDonald from Jefferson County Health Center. Guests are welcome.

    TOPS #212...

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

    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 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!

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • August 13, 2014

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    Sperry Ice Cream Social

    Sperry Methodist Church’s Ice Cream Social is today, starting at 4:30 pm. They will be serving creamed chicken, beef burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, hot potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, pie, angel food cake, brownies, three flavors of ice cream and drinks.

    Sperry Methodist Church’s Ice Cream Social is today, starting at 4:30 pm. They will be serving creamed chicken, beef burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, hot potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, pie, angel food cake, brownies, three flavors of ice cream and drinks.

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    Square Dance

    A square dance will be held from 7:30 to 10 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall by the Circle 8 Square Dancers. Barry Peck will be the caller.

    A square dance will be held from 7:30 to 10 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall by the Circle 8 Square Dancers. Barry Peck will be the caller.

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • August 14, 2014

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    Mepo Back to School Night

    Mediapolis Schools have a back to school night from 5 to 6:30 pm.

    Mediapolis Schools have a back to school night from 5 to 6:30 pm.

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    WACO 7 Grade Orientation

    WACO’s 7th grade orientation is at 7 pm at the High School in Wayland.

    WACO’s 7th grade orientation is at 7 pm at the High School in Wayland.

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    WACO Elementary Back to School Night

    WACO’s Elementary Back to School Night is at 6 pm at the Elementary in Crawfordsville.

    WACO’s Elementary Back to School Night is at 6 pm at the Elementary in Crawfordsville.

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    Weight Loss Workshop

    A weight loss informational workshop will be held at 5:30 pm in Classroom A2 at HCHC. To RSVP, call diet coach Marsha Laux at 385-6500.

    A weight loss informational workshop will be held at 5:30 pm in Classroom A2 at HCHC. To RSVP, call diet coach Marsha Laux at 385-6500.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • August 15, 2014

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    CJ Farmers Market

    Columbus Junction Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

    Columbus Junction Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

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    Country Music Jam

    Country Music Jam starts at 6:30 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Vets Hall. Participants can sing or listen. Food will be served and admission is free.

    Country Music Jam starts at 6:30 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Vets Hall. Participants can sing or listen. Food will be served and admission is free.

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    Farmington Farmers Market

    Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the downtown shelter house.

    Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the downtown shelter house.

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    Lights, Camera, Action

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “George of the Jungle” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. Food will be available for purchase.

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “George of the Jungle” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. Food will be available for purchase.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    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.

    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.

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    Witte Observatory Open

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing. It is hosted by the Astronomy Club from sunset to 10:30 pm.

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing. It is hosted by the Astronomy Club from sunset to 10:30 pm.

  • August 16, 2014

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    Bike Van Buren

    Bike Van Buren starts with Keosauqua Lions breakfast from 6:30 to 10 am in Keosauqua City Park. Information can be found at villagesofvanburen.com.

    Bike Van Buren starts with Keosauqua Lions breakfast from 6:30 to 10 am in Keosauqua City Park. Information can be found at villagesofvanburen.com.

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    Blackledge Benefit Dinner

    A Benefit Dinner for Blackledge Cemetery is from 11 am to 3 pm at the Farmington American Legion. They will be serving pulled pork, potato salad, baked beans a dessert by freewill offering. Carryouts are welcome.

    A Benefit Dinner for Blackledge Cemetery is from 11 am to 3 pm at the Farmington American Legion. They will be serving pulled pork, potato salad, baked beans a dessert by freewill offering. Carryouts are welcome.

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    Momma Lu's Cruise Night

    Momma Lu’s Cruise Night is in Morning Sun. This fundraiser features a car show and food at the Community Center. Registration is at 4 with the show from 5 to 8.

    Momma Lu’s Cruise Night is in Morning Sun. This fundraiser features a car show and food at the Community Center. Registration is at 4 with the show from 5 to 8.

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    Montrose Watermelon Festival

    Montrose Watermelon Festival opens with a noon parade. There will be crafts, garage sales and free watermelon.

    Montrose Watermelon Festival opens with a noon parade. There will be crafts, garage sales and free watermelon.

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    NL Masonic Golf Tournament

    The 29th annual New London Masonic Scholarship Golf Tournament is today at Deerword Golf Club. The two person best shot starts at 8 am. Money raised go to scholarship funds for area students. Non-members and ladies are encouraged to participate. For information, call 367-5028.

    The 29th annual New London Masonic Scholarship Golf Tournament is today at Deerword Golf Club. The two person best shot starts at 8 am. Money raised go to scholarship funds for area students. Non-members and ladies are encouraged to participate. For information, call 367-5028.

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    Symphonic Blast

    Symphonic Blast is at 7:45 pm at Crapo Park Band Shell in Burlington. Music will be provided by the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra followed by fireworks.

    Symphonic Blast is at 7:45 pm at Crapo Park Band Shell in Burlington. Music will be provided by the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra followed by fireworks.

    Singles Dance

    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.

    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.

  • August 17, 2014

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    Art Guild of Burlington

    Art Guild of Burlington has an artist reception for Stewart Buck’s “Railroads and Landscapes” from 1 to 4 pm. There will be a Gallery Talk at 2 pm.

    Art Guild of Burlington has an artist reception for Stewart Buck’s “Railroads and Landscapes” from 1 to 4 pm. There will be a Gallery Talk at 2 pm.

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    Bike Van Buren

    Bike Van Buren will be held today. The Keosauqua Lions serve an all-you-can eat breakfast from 6:30 to 10 am. The family-orientated bike ride will go through the villages.

    Bike Van Buren will be held today. The Keosauqua Lions serve an all-you-can eat breakfast from 6:30 to 10 am. The family-orientated bike ride will go through the villages.

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    Bonaparte Back to School Event

    Bonaparte United Church holds a Back to School event from 2 to 5 pm at the church. There will be fun and games and school supplies will be given out. This is open for all ages

    Bonaparte United Church holds a Back to School event from 2 to 5 pm at the church. There will be fun and games and school supplies will be given out. This is open for all ages

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    Crawfordsville Ice Cream Social

    An ice cream social will be held from 6:30 to 8 pm at Crawfordsville’s Water Tower Park. Bring a school supply to donate to WACO Elementary or the ice cream is by freewill donation. There will be fire truck rides, kids games, bean bag toss and water balloons. It is sponsored by Crawfordsville Community Club and Crawfordsville Lions Club.

    An ice cream social will be held from 6:30 to 8 pm at Crawfordsville’s Water Tower Park. Bring a school supply to donate to WACO Elementary or the ice cream is by freewill donation. There will be fire truck rides, kids games, bean bag toss and water balloons. It is sponsored by Crawfordsville Community Club and Crawfordsville Lions Club.

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    Mepo Back to School Blessing

    Mediapolis Area Churches annual Back to School Blessing is at Cartwright Park at 5 pm. It will be a potluck dinner, drinks will be provided. There will be a blessing for teachers and students.

    Mediapolis Area Churches annual Back to School Blessing is at Cartwright Park at 5 pm. It will be a potluck dinner, drinks will be provided. There will be a blessing for teachers and students.

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    Women's Golf Tournament

    Women’s 4-Person Best Shot Golf Tourney for Luv Ya Like a Sister and WomenMPowering is from 1 to 4 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Country Club and Golf Course.

    Women’s 4-Person Best Shot Golf Tourney for Luv Ya Like a Sister and WomenMPowering is from 1 to 4 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Country Club and Golf Course.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

  • August 18, 2014

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    Hillsboro Christian Church Concert

    Hillsboro Christian Church hosts Lowell Mason “the world’s smallest gospel singer” at 7 pm. The concert is open to the public. There is no admission charge, a freewill offering will be received

    Hillsboro Christian Church hosts Lowell Mason “the world’s smallest gospel singer” at 7 pm. The concert is open to the public. There is no admission charge, a freewill offering will be received

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    Mepo Back to School

    Mediapolis Schools are back in session. There will be a 1 pm early dismissal

    Mediapolis Schools are back in session. There will be a 1 pm early dismissal

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    BINGO at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran’s Hall every Monday night at 6:30 pm. Each game is sold separately. Play as much or as little as you want. The public is welcome.

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

    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.

    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.

  • August 19, 2014

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    Harmony Elementary Open House

    Harmony Elementary School has an Open House from 5 to 7 pm. All students pre-K through 5th are welcome to tour the building, meet the teachers and drop off school supplies. The Harmony PTO will be serving refreshments

    Harmony Elementary School has an Open House from 5 to 7 pm. All students pre-K through 5th are welcome to tour the building, meet the teachers and drop off school supplies. The Harmony PTO will be serving refreshments

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    HTC Unpack Your Bookbag Night

    Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary is having an Unpack Your Bookbag Night from 5 to 7 pm so student can bring in their supplies, meet their teacher, check out the classroom and meet classmates.

    Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary is having an Unpack Your Bookbag Night from 5 to 7 pm so student can bring in their supplies, meet their teacher, check out the classroom and meet classmates.

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    NAMI Meetings

    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.

    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.

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    Pin Pals

    Pin Pals Bowling League will meet at 1 pm at Iris Bowling Center.

    Pin Pals Bowling League will meet at 1 pm at Iris Bowling Center.

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    VB Co. Hospital Picnic

    Van Buren County Hospitals and Clinics hold a Meet and Greet Picnic from 4 to 6 pm in Keosauqua Park. A light sandwich dinner will be served. The public is invited to meet Administrator/CEO Ray Brownsworth.

    Van Buren County Hospitals and Clinics hold a Meet and Greet Picnic from 4 to 6 pm in Keosauqua Park. A light sandwich dinner will be served. The public is invited to meet Administrator/CEO Ray Brownsworth.

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    Veyance Blood Drive

    Veyance Technologies have a blood drive from 2 to 4 pm in the cafeteria. For an appointment, call Joe Alliman at 385-6902.

    Veyance Technologies have a blood drive from 2 to 4 pm in the cafeteria. For an appointment, call Joe Alliman at 385-6902.

    TOPS #212...

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

    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 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!

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • August 20, 2014

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    Fellowship Cup Meal

    The Fellowship Cup meal will be hosted by Calvary Baptist Church. The menu includes sloppy joes, chips, baked beans and desserts. Card games will follow.

    The Fellowship Cup meal will be hosted by Calvary Baptist Church. The menu includes sloppy joes, chips, baked beans and desserts. Card games will follow.

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    Harmony Back to School

    Harmony Schools are back in session today for the new school year.

    Harmony Schools are back in session today for the new school year.

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    HTC Back to School

    Holy Trinity Catholic is back to school today.

    Holy Trinity Catholic is back to school today.

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    New London Back to School

    New London Schools are back to school for the 2014-2015 school year. They will have a 2:30 pm dismissal.

    New London Schools are back to school for the 2014-2015 school year. They will have a 2:30 pm dismissal.

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    Oakland Mills Cooking Class

    This is the last day to register for Oakland Mills Nature Center’s Outdoor Cooking Class, to be held August 24th at 1 pm. Cost is $10 and includes a sampling of all of the dishes prepared. All ages are welcome with an accompanying adult. Preregistration and fees and due today. There must be a minimum of ten people to have the class.

    This is the last day to register for Oakland Mills Nature Center’s Outdoor Cooking Class, to be held August 24th at 1 pm. Cost is $10 and includes a sampling of all of the dishes prepared. All ages are welcome with an accompanying adult. Preregistration and fees and due today. There must be a minimum of ten people to have the class.

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    W-MU Back To School

    Winfield-Mt. Union Schools are back in session today. They will have a 1:50 early dismissal.

    Winfield-Mt. Union Schools are back in session today. They will have a 1:50 early dismissal.

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • August 21, 2014

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    Central Lee Back To School

    Central Lee Schools are back in session today.

    Central Lee Schools are back in session today.

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    Mission Improvable

    Mission Improvable will perform at 7 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The comedy team pretends to be agents and has the audience act as co-agents and perform missions with audience suggestions. This is free and open to the public.

    Mission Improvable will perform at 7 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The comedy team pretends to be agents and has the audience act as co-agents and perform missions with audience suggestions. This is free and open to the public.

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    Youth Flag Football League

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Flag Football League. This is for boys and girls from 1st to 6th grade. The program starts in September at the East Lake Soccer Complex. Volunteer coaches are also needed. For information or to register, call the Park and Rec at 385-1475.

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Flag Football League. This is for boys and girls from 1st to 6th grade. The program starts in September at the East Lake Soccer Complex. Volunteer coaches are also needed. For information or to register, call the Park and Rec at 385-1475.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

    Sundowners Book Club

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

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

  • August 22, 2014

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    Alzheimers/Dementia Workshop

    This is the last day to register for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Workshop to be held on August 27 at the Burlington Public Library. This day-long workshop provides research, education and caring tips for professionals, community members, care partners and those in early-stages of dementia. There will be multiple speakers covering a wide array of topics. This program is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. To register call 800-272-3900.

    This is the last day to register for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Workshop to be held on August 27 at the Burlington Public Library. This day-long workshop provides research, education and caring tips for professionals, community members, care partners and those in early-stages of dementia. There will be multiple speakers covering a wide array of topics. This program is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. To register call 800-272-3900.

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    Blood Drive

    A blood drive will be held at the HCHC Health Education Center from 11 am to 2 pm. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    A blood drive will be held at the HCHC Health Education Center from 11 am to 2 pm. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

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    CJ Farmers Market

    Columbus Junction’s Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

    Columbus Junction’s Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

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    Farmington Farmers Market

    Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the shelterhouse.

    Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the shelterhouse.

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    Friday Fest

    Friday Fest is at the Port of Burlington. There will be food, free kid’s games and music by West 66 from 5:30 to 8 pm. This event welcomes the Port’s Welcome Center.

    Friday Fest is at the Port of Burlington. There will be food, free kid’s games and music by West 66 from 5:30 to 8 pm. This event welcomes the Port’s Welcome Center.

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    Lights, Camera, Action

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “Yogi Bear” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. There will be food and beverages for sale.

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “Yogi Bear” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. There will be food and beverages for sale.

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    Mepo Bulldog Night

    Mediapolis Schools have their Bulldog Night tonight. A meal by freewill donation will be served starting at 5. A youth punt-pass-kick competition fundraiser for grade 1 through 8 is from 5 to 6 pm. At 6 pm there will be introductions of the football team and a scrimmage to follow. There will be autographs and free ice cream at the event too.

    Mediapolis Schools have their Bulldog Night tonight. A meal by freewill donation will be served starting at 5. A youth punt-pass-kick competition fundraiser for grade 1 through 8 is from 5 to 6 pm. At 6 pm there will be introductions of the football team and a scrimmage to follow. There will be autographs and free ice cream at the event too.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    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.

    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.

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    Town and Country Days

    Mediapolis Town and Country Days have their prince and princess contest at 6:30. The Bill Riley Talent Show is at 7 and there will be a teen dance from 8 to 11.

    Mediapolis Town and Country Days have their prince and princess contest at 6:30. The Bill Riley Talent Show is at 7 and there will be a teen dance from 8 to 11.

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    Wildlife Refuge Tour

    Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge auto tours are from 8 am to 7 pm. The tour is a loop through the wetlands and gralss land area. Bring binoculars and a camera. For more information call 523-6982.

    Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge auto tours are from 8 am to 7 pm. The tour is a loop through the wetlands and gralss land area. Bring binoculars and a camera. For more information call 523-6982.

  • August 23, 2014

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    Bentonsport Chatauqua

    Bentonsport Chatauqua presents “Southern Sympathies: Iowa Border Counties in the Civil War” at Stone House Community Hall. Refreshments open at 2:30 with the program at 3.

    Bentonsport Chatauqua presents “Southern Sympathies: Iowa Border Counties in the Civil War” at Stone House Community Hall. Refreshments open at 2:30 with the program at 3.

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    Danville Founders Day

    Danville Founders Day features a pancake breakfast, a 5K Color Walk/Run at 10 am and a parade at 2 pm. There will also be entertainment, games, vendors and food.

    Danville Founders Day features a pancake breakfast, a 5K Color Walk/Run at 10 am and a parade at 2 pm. There will also be entertainment, games, vendors and food.

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    Edible Landscapes Program

    An Edible Landscapes program is from 0 am to noon at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. Edible, medicinal and native plants will be discussed.

    An Edible Landscapes program is from 0 am to noon at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. Edible, medicinal and native plants will be discussed.

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    Fire House BBQ Competition

    The 2nd annual KCBS style Fire House BBQ Competition is today at the Houghton Knights of Columbus building. To enter there is a $50 entry fee. There are four categories plus people’s choice. To pre-register call 931-2998. There will be fire trucks on display for kids. There will be live music. All proceeds going to the Houghton Fire Department.

    The 2nd annual KCBS style Fire House BBQ Competition is today at the Houghton Knights of Columbus building. To enter there is a $50 entry fee. There are four categories plus people’s choice. To pre-register call 931-2998. There will be fire trucks on display for kids. There will be live music. All proceeds going to the Houghton Fire Department.

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    Houghton Rides and Rods Car Show

    Houghton Rides and Rods Car Show has registration at 1 pm in the shelter house with the show running during the bbq competition. People’s choice awards will be given at 5 pm.

    Houghton Rides and Rods Car Show has registration at 1 pm in the shelter house with the show running during the bbq competition. People’s choice awards will be given at 5 pm.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW 7641

    5:00 to 7:30 PM

    Ham steak $10.00

    Ribeye steak $14.00

    Dinner includes:

    Baked potato, salad & dinner roll

    Karaoke from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

    New London VFW 7641
    5:00 to 7:30 PM
    Ham steak $10.00
    Ribeye steak $14.00
    Dinner includes:
    Baked potato, salad & dinner roll
    Karaoke from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

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    Riverview Games

    Fort Madison’s Riverview Games are from 10 am to 2 pm at Riverview Park. They will attempt to break the world record for “longest human chain to pass a hula hoop” at 10 am. There will be children’s games and a sand volleyball tournament.

    Fort Madison’s Riverview Games are from 10 am to 2 pm at Riverview Park. They will attempt to break the world record for “longest human chain to pass a hula hoop” at 10 am. There will be children’s games and a sand volleyball tournament.

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    Rock for Autism

    The 4th annual Rock for Autism will be held at Press Box. Live music starts at 9 pm featuring Doug Cowan, Quay Thomas Trio, The Treats and Albert’s Ride. Cost is $10 at the door. There will be raffle prizes and a silent auction.

    The 4th annual Rock for Autism will be held at Press Box. Live music starts at 9 pm featuring Doug Cowan, Quay Thomas Trio, The Treats and Albert’s Ride. Cost is $10 at the door. There will be raffle prizes and a silent auction.

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    Town and Country Days

    Town and Country Days will be held in Mediapolis. A Lions Club Pancake Breakfast is from 6 to 9, the parade is at 10, an obstacle course will be open from noon to 4, Rivertown Band performs at noon, the Keynote Ladies’ Quartet at 1. The cornhole bag tournament starts at 1 as well. There will be frog jumps at 2, the Huletts perform at 2, there’s a pedal pull at 3, the cast of Annie performs at 3. There’s a community sing along at 4, comedy hypnotist Dan Ladd is on at 6 and world champion whip cracker Chris Camp and his Wild West Cavalcade performs at 7.

    Town and Country Days will be held in Mediapolis. A Lions Club Pancake Breakfast is from 6 to 9, the parade is at 10, an obstacle course will be open from noon to 4, Rivertown Band performs at noon, the Keynote Ladies’ Quartet at 1. The cornhole bag tournament starts at 1 as well. There will be frog jumps at 2, the Huletts perform at 2, there’s a pedal pull at 3, the cast of Annie performs at 3. There’s a community sing along at 4, comedy hypnotist Dan Ladd is on at 6 and world champion whip cracker Chris Camp and his Wild West Cavalcade performs at 7.

  • August 24, 2014

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    Harmony Back to School BBQ

    Harmony School’s Back to School BBQ is today from 4 to 7 pm at the high school sports complex. Bbq pulled pork, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, salads, dessert and a drink will be available. There will be a free student raffle. There will be free games, door prizes and more.

    Harmony School’s Back to School BBQ is today from 4 to 7 pm at the high school sports complex. Bbq pulled pork, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, salads, dessert and a drink will be available. There will be a free student raffle. There will be free games, door prizes and more.

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    Louisa Co. Historical Society 50th

    Louisa County Historical Society 50th anniversary celebration is from 10 am to 4 pm at the museum, located on Hwy 61 in Wapello. There will be guided tours, free hot lunches and anniversary cake.

    Louisa County Historical Society 50th anniversary celebration is from 10 am to 4 pm at the museum, located on Hwy 61 in Wapello. There will be guided tours, free hot lunches and anniversary cake.

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    Polishville Dance

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

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

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

  • August 25, 2014

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    Henry County Blood Drive

    A Henry County Blood Drive will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm in the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    A Henry County Blood Drive will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm in the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    BINGO at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran’s Hall every Monday night at 6:30 pm. Each game is sold separately. Play as much or as little as you want. The public is welcome.

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

    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.

    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.

  • August 26, 2014

    MP Library Book Club

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

    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.

    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.

    TOPS #212...

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

    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 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!

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • August 27, 2014

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    Crafts in the Park

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

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    Square Dance

    Circle 8 Square Dancers hold a dance at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm. Tom Roper will be the caller.

    Circle 8 Square Dancers hold a dance at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm. Tom Roper will be the caller.

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • August 28, 2014

    N/A

    Crafts in the Park

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

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    Harlan Statue Unveiling

    James Harlan Statue Unveiling Ceremony will be held at 2 pm on the IWC Campus Lawn. The former president of IWC, US Senator and Secretary of Interior’s statue was in the US Capitol since 1910. The public is invited to welcome him back.

    James Harlan Statue Unveiling Ceremony will be held at 2 pm on the IWC Campus Lawn. The former president of IWC, US Senator and Secretary of Interior’s statue was in the US Capitol since 1910. The public is invited to welcome him back.

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    Union Block Ribbon Cutting

    The Union Block Building Renovation Ribbon Cutting Celebration will be held at 1:15 pm today.

    The Union Block Building Renovation Ribbon Cutting Celebration will be held at 1:15 pm today.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • August 29, 2014

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    CJ Farmers Market

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is open from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is open from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds

    N/A

    Crafts in the Park

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

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    Farmington Farmers Market

    The Farmington Farmers Market is open from 3:30 to 6:30 pm in the downtown shelter house.

    The Farmington Farmers Market is open from 3:30 to 6:30 pm in the downtown shelter house.

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    Salem Old Settlers

    Salem Old Settlers starts today. There will be a car show from 5 to 8 pm, a carnival from 5 to 10, a ham and bean supper at the shelter house at 5:30 and Double Play performs from 6 to 9 pm.

    Salem Old Settlers starts today. There will be a car show from 5 to 8 pm, a carnival from 5 to 10, a ham and bean supper at the shelter house at 5:30 and Double Play performs from 6 to 9 pm.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    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.

    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.

  • August 30, 2014

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    Crafts in the Park

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

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    Moose Breakfast

    Women of the Moose will be serving breakfast at the Moose Lodge at 108 North Saunders. Made-to-order pancakes, biscuits and gravy, a scrambled egg bar with all of the fixings and more will be available. They are serving from 7 to 11 am.

    Women of the Moose will be serving breakfast at the Moose Lodge at 108 North Saunders. Made-to-order pancakes, biscuits and gravy, a scrambled egg bar with all of the fixings and more will be available. They are serving from 7 to 11 am.

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    Salem Old Settlers

    Salem Old Settlers continues today. A pancake breakfast will be served by Salem Fire Department at the Community Center from 6 to 9, a kids fun run starts at 7:30, the adult fun run/walk is at 8, the parade starts at 10:30, the carnival is from 11 am to 10 pm, the pedal pull is at 1, a library silent auction is from 1 to 4:30, Cali Wilson performs at 2, Burnt Grass Band performs at 3, a chicken barbecue dinner will be served at the Shelter House at 5, raffle drawings are from 5:45 to 9 and Amarillo performs from 6 to 9.

    Salem Old Settlers continues today. A pancake breakfast will be served by Salem Fire Department at the Community Center from 6 to 9, a kids fun run starts at 7:30, the adult fun run/walk is at 8, the parade starts at 10:30, the carnival is from 11 am to 10 pm, the pedal pull is at 1, a library silent auction is from 1 to 4:30, Cali Wilson performs at 2, Burnt Grass Band performs at 3, a chicken barbecue dinner will be served at the Shelter House at 5, raffle drawings are from 5:45 to 9 and Amarillo performs from 6 to 9.

  • August 31, 2014

    N/A

    Crafts in the Park

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

    Crafts in the Park is open Wednesday 9 am to 6 pm, Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 9 am to 5 pm and Monday from 9 am to noon.

    N/A

    Moose Breakfast

    Women of the Moose will be serving breakfast at the Moose Lodge at 108 North Saunders. Made-to-order pancakes, biscuits and gravy, a scrambled egg bar with all of the fixings and more will be available. They are serving from 7 to 11 am.

    Women of the Moose will be serving breakfast at the Moose Lodge at 108 North Saunders. Made-to-order pancakes, biscuits and gravy, a scrambled egg bar with all of the fixings and more will be available. They are serving from 7 to 11 am.

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    Pre-Rodeo Pork Dinner

    A Pre-Rodeo Pork Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 pm at the Tri-State Rodeo Grounds in Fort Madison.

    A Pre-Rodeo Pork Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 pm at the Tri-State Rodeo Grounds in Fort Madison.

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    Salem Old Settlers

    Salem Old Settlers wraps up today. There will be a Sunday church service in the park at 10 am.

    Salem Old Settlers wraps up today. There will be a Sunday church service in the park at 10 am.

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    Tri-State Rodeo

    Lil’ Miss Rodeo and All Around Cowboy starts at 7 pm at the Fort Madison Tri-State Rodeo Grounds. This is open for children age 4 to 8.

    Lil’ Miss Rodeo and All Around Cowboy starts at 7 pm at the Fort Madison Tri-State Rodeo Grounds. This is open for children age 4 to 8.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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