Community Calendar

The week's events

  • 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.