Community Calendar

The week's events

  • August 5, 2013

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Danville Registration

    Danville Schools Registration starts today. Students with the last name beginning with the letter A through M is from 8 am to noon and 4 to 7 pm. Registration forms are available online at danvillecsd.org.

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    Farmington Blood Drive

    A Blood Drive will be held at the Farmington Community Center is from 5 to 7 pm. For an appointment call 800-452-1097. Walk-ins are welcome.

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    Free Merchant Movies

    Free Merchant Movies continues this week with “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.” Showtime is 2:30 pm at Main Street Cinemas. The movie is free but you must pick up a pass at participating merchants. You can pick up at KILJ.

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    Henry County History

    Parkview Home of Wayland hosts a class on Henry County History at 1:30 pm. The class will be presented by Wilma Evans. Everyone is welcome and there is no cost to attend.

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    WisdomQuest Registration

    Mt. Pleasant School’s WisdomQuest Registartion is from 9 am to 3 pm.

    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 6, 2013

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    Access Energy Annual Meeting

    Access Energy’s annual meeting member starts at 5 pm at McMillan Park. All Access Energy Cooperative members are invited. A free picnic-style meal will be served. Jake McVey performs. There will be hot air balloon tethered rides, pony rides, activities for kids, information booths and more. The business meeting starts at 7 pm.

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    CL Registration

    Central Lee Schools has registration from 10 am to 6 pm at the High School Cafeteria.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Danville Registration

    Danville Schools Registration starts today. Students with the last name beginning with the letter A through Z is from 8 am to noon and 4 to 7 pm. Registration forms are available online at danvillecsd.org.

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    Free Merchant Movies

    Free Merchant Movies continues this week with “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.” Showtime is 2:30 pm at Main Street Cinemas. The movie is free but you must pick up a pass at participating merchants. You can pick up at KILJ.

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    Lebanon Ice Cream Social

    An Ice Cream Social will be held at the Lebanon United Methodist Church of Lebanon starting at 5 pm. Seven flavors of ice cream, pies and cakes will be available by freewill offering.

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    Spring Run Church Ice Cream Social

    Spring Run Church of rural Winfield, hosts it annual Ice Cream Social. The menu includes their famous hot chicken sandwich, beefburgers, baked beans, potato salad, pies, cake and homemade ice cream. Serving is from 5 to 7 pm in the church. The meal is by freewill offering.

    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 7, 2013

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    Alive After Five

    Alive After Five from the Chamber is at Wausau Homes. This event is open to Chamber members, employees and their guests. The Susan Johnston watercolor will be available for viewing and bidding as well.

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    CL Registration

    Central Lee Schools have a registration at the High School Cafeteria from 7 to 11 am.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Free Merchant Movies

    Free Merchant Movies continues this week with “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.” Showtime is 2:30 pm at Main Street Cinemas. The movie is free but you must pick up a pass at participating merchants. You can pick up at KILJ.

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    Square Dance

    The Circle 8 Square Dancers host a dance tonight from 7:30 to 10 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Jim Logan is 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 8, 2013

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Columbus X Country Fundraising Run

    The Columbus Cross Country holds a fundraising run at Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area. The run begins at 5:30 pm. There will be a 3-mile run on the grass trail and a kid’s run on gravel. The entry fee is $5 which benefits the Columbus Cross Country Team. Registration is at 4:30. For more information contact Steve Riley at 217-0130.

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    Sweet Corn Festival

    The West Point Sweet Corn Festival starts today. BBQ pork loin will be served from 5 to 10. The queen will be crowned and the HTC Drill Team performs afterwards. A DJ finishes off the night.

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    Wayland Blood Drive

    Wayland Lions Club hosts a Blood Drive from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at the Community Center. To set up an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

    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 9, 2013

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    Car Cruz-In

    A Car Cruz-In will be held in Central Park in Mt. Pleasant from 6 to 9 pm.

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    CJ Farmers Market

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

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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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

    West Point’s Sweet Corn Festival continues today in the city square park. A sweet corn contest runs from 5 to 6 and then local dance groups will perform. Comedian Jason Hueneke performs at 8 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 10, 2013

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    Car Cruise

    Corn Country Cruisers have a car cruise from 5 to 9 pm at the Washington square. There are no entry fees. The Schmidt Family Band will play.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Community Appreciation Party

    Fairfield Arts and Convention Center hosts a Community Appreciation Party from 1 to 3 pm. All activities are free and open to the public.

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    Modern Echo

    Modern Echo performs at 7:30 pm at Burlington’s Capital Theater. Tickets are $24 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.

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    Natl'l Federation Blind Meeting

    National Federation of the Blind meets at noon on the second floor conference room at Hy-Vee on Agency Street in Burlington. To learn more, call 759-5627.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW hosts a dinner tonight from 5 to 7:30 pm. Ham steak dinners are $9 or ribeye steaks for $12. Dinner includes a baked potato, salad and dinner roll.

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    Run for the Babies

    The Preemie Project sponsors a Run for the Babies today. Registration is at 8 am with the run at 9 at East Lake Park Hayward Shelter. Cost is $30. Proceeds benefit the Iowa City-based non-profit that works with critically ill infants and their families. There will be door prizes.

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    Sweet Corn Festival

    The Salem Sweet Corn Festival continues today. There is a 5K and 10K run in the morning and a horseshoe doubles tournament. BBQ Chicken will be served from 11 am to 10 pm. There will be peewee drag races, a carnival, junior water fights and bathtub races. Taking the stage will be 7 Shy at 7 pm.

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    Winfield Golf Tournament

    Winfield Fire and Rescue hosts a 4-person best shot at Twin Lakes Country Club in Winfield. Cost is $100 per person. Signup is at 12:30 pm with a shotgun start at 1 pm. This fundraiser supports the volunteer department. Various prizes will be awarded.

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    Yarmouth Fun Fest

    The Yarmouth Community Fun Fest is today. A trap shoot is at 10, a 50 bird derby at 11. There will be an antique car and tractor display out all day. The parade starts at 10 and a garden tractor pull starting at 1. A free kids carnival runs from 1:30 to 2:30 and there will be a kids pedal pull at 3. Bluegrass music will be performed from 6 to 8:15 and fireworks begin at dusk.

  • August 11, 2013

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Eagles Club Benefit Breakfast

    An Eagle Riders Breakfast Buffet will be held at their club in West Burlington from 8 to 11 am. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. The breakfast benefits the Hetta Gilbert Children’s Medical Fund.

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    Polishville Dance

    Polishville Community Center hosts a dance from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales start at 4:30. Music is provided by Goodman/Anders and Newhall.

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    Sweet Corn Festival

    The West Point Sweet Corn Festival wraps up today. BBQ chicken dinners will be served. The carnival runs from 11:30 am to 6 pm. There will be arts in the park throughout the day. The parade starts at noon and the mini garden tractor pull is at 2 pm.

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    Trenton Outdoor Service

    Trenton United Methodist Church’s morning worship service will be held at Trenton Park at 11 am. There will be a picnic and fellowship after the service. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and some food to share. Everyone is welcome.

    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.