Community Calendar

The week's events

  • 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.