Community Calendar

The week's events

  • July 15, 2014

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    Chamber Chat

    A Chamber Chat is from 8 to 9 am at Tazza Bella. The topic is “Generation Gap in the Workplace.” This is an informal conversation for Chamber member who may not be able to attend lunch hour or after work activities. This is free to Chamber members.

    A Chamber Chat is from 8 to 9 am at Tazza Bella. The topic is “Generation Gap in the Workplace.” This is an informal conversation for Chamber member who may not be able to attend lunch hour or after work activities. This is free to Chamber members.

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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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    HC Fair

    Henry County Fair: 7 pm queen contest, 4-H clothing program and State Fair Hall of Fame recipient announced.

    Henry County Fair: 7 pm queen contest, 4-H clothing program and State Fair Hall of Fame recipient announced.

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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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    NL Baseball

    KILJ-FM and kilj.com brings you class 1A boys baseball district action from Keosaqua when New London plays Holy Trinity Catholic at 5 p.m. from Van Buren High School.

    KILJ-FM and kilj.com brings you class 1A boys baseball district action from Keosaqua when New London plays Holy Trinity Catholic at 5 p.m. from Van Buren High School.

    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.

  • July 16, 2014

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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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    HC Fair

    Henry County Fair: 3 pm the dog show, 5 pm the poultry show, 5 pm Bacon Contest and at 7 pm the Bill Riley Talent Show.

    Henry County Fair: 3 pm the dog show, 5 pm the poultry show, 5 pm Bacon Contest and at 7 pm the Bill Riley Talent Show.

    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.

  • July 17, 2014

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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 Band Performs

    A Community Band Concert will be held at 7 pm in the Wright Family Pavilion at McMillan Park as part of the Henry County Fair. A variety of music will be performed. This is a free concert.

    A Community Band Concert will be held at 7 pm in the Wright Family Pavilion at McMillan Park as part of the Henry County Fair. A variety of music will be performed. This is a free concert.

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    HC Fair

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: SunnyBrook breakfast, 8 am sheep show, 9:30 am Lego Contest, 10 to 4 Drive 4 UR Community, 11:30 am goat and sheep show, 5 pm working exhibits, 5 to 6:30 pm the Farm Family Appreciation Meal, 7 pm City Band performance and 8:15 the Toilet Bowl Races.

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: SunnyBrook breakfast, 8 am sheep show, 9:30 am Lego Contest, 10 to 4 Drive 4 UR Community, 11:30 am goat and sheep show, 5 pm working exhibits, 5 to 6:30 pm the Farm Family Appreciation Meal, 7 pm City Band performance and 8:15 the Toilet Bowl Races.

    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.

  • July 18, 2014

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    CJ Farmers Market

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

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

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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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    Doubt: A Parable

    Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

    Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

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    Farmington Farmers Market

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

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

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    HC Fair

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: Farm Service/Agriland Breakfast, 8:30 am swine show, 11 to 1:30 HCHC Health Fair, noon rabbit show, 2 pm Barn Yard Olympics, 4 to 7 pm Conservation Show, 5 pm Crazy About Cupcakes Contest, 5 pm Redneck Truck Night, 5:30 beef production show, 6 pm kids pedal pull, 7 pm garden tractor pull, 8 pm 5K Neon Stampede 5k glow in the dark run/walk.

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    HCHC Blood Drive

    A Blood Drive will be held at HCHC’s Health Education Center from 11 am to 2 pm. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

    A Blood Drive will be held at HCHC’s Health Education Center from 11 am to 2 pm. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

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    MP Baseball

    SPORTS: Mt. Pleasant 3A district baseball vs. Oskaloosa at Fairfield at 5 pm on 105.5 FM and streaming live at kilj.com.

    SPORTS: Mt. Pleasant 3A district baseball vs. Oskaloosa at Fairfield at 5 pm on 105.5 FM and streaming live at kilj.com.

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    Paddle at Pollmiller

    Paddle at Pollmiller is from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Pollmiller Park Lake in West Point. Its hosted by Lee County Conservation Board. Donations are welcome.

    Paddle at Pollmiller is from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Pollmiller Park Lake in West Point. Its hosted by Lee County Conservation Board. Donations are welcome.

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    Rock Around the Block

    Rock Around the Block returns to Central Park tonight. Rock band Dogs on Skis performs from 6 to 10 pm. Food sales start at 5:30. Its fun for the entire family with a bounce house, obstacle course, dunk tank, free sno cones and popcorn. Food from Subway will be available for purchase.

    Rock Around the Block returns to Central Park tonight. Rock band Dogs on Skis performs from 6 to 10 pm. Food sales start at 5:30. Its fun for the entire family with a bounce house, obstacle course, dunk tank, free sno cones and popcorn. Food from Subway 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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    Summer Theater Play

    Summer Theater Play “Chain Stores” starts at 7:30 pm at the Theater Museum. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for ages 11 and younger

    Summer Theater Play “Chain Stores” starts at 7:30 pm at the Theater Museum. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for ages 11 and younger

  • July 19, 2014

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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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    Dance Team Car Wash

    The Mt. Pleasant Community and Area SE Competition Dance Team hosts a fundraiser at HyVee Gas Station today from 10 am to 2 pm. It is by freewill donation. All proceeds help the girls, ages 5 to 17, to participate in dance competitions and conventions.

    The Mt. Pleasant Community and Area SE Competition Dance Team hosts a fundraiser at HyVee Gas Station today from 10 am to 2 pm. It is by freewill donation. All proceeds help the girls, ages 5 to 17, to participate in dance competitions and conventions.

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    Doubt: A Parable

    Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

    Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

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    Glo Run

    The 2nd annual Glo Run, a 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held in West Point. Registration is from 7 to 8:30 pm with the race starting at 9. The race begins on the street near City Hall. Pre-registration price is $25, including a t-shirt and glow necklace, cost is $3 0 the day of. Proceeds benefit the HTC volleyball team.

    The 2nd annual Glo Run, a 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held in West Point. Registration is from 7 to 8:30 pm with the race starting at 9. The race begins on the street near City Hall. Pre-registration price is $25, including a t-shirt and glow necklace, cost is $3 0 the day of. Proceeds benefit the HTC volleyball team.

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    HC Fair

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: Precision Equipment breakfast, 8 am beef show, 11 am and 1 pm Teddy Bear Band, noon Teddy Bear picnic, 12:30 to 1:30 kids carnival, 2 pm water balloon volleyball, 2 pm Antique Roadshow and 7 pm demo derby.

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: Precision Equipment breakfast, 8 am beef show, 11 am and 1 pm Teddy Bear Band, noon Teddy Bear picnic, 12:30 to 1:30 kids carnival, 2 pm water balloon volleyball, 2 pm Antique Roadshow and 7 pm demo derby.

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    MP Farmers Market

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

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

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    MP Moose Lodge Car Cruise

    Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge Car Cruise is from 1 to 6 pm at the lodge. Drinks and food will be available for purchase. There will also be a raffle.

    Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge Car Cruise is from 1 to 6 pm at the lodge. Drinks and food will be available for purchase. There will also be a raffle.

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    Summer Theater Play

    Summer Theater Play “Chain Stores” starts at 7:30 pm at the Theater Museum. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for ages 11 and younger

    Summer Theater Play “Chain Stores” starts at 7:30 pm at the Theater Museum. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for ages 11 and younger

    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.

  • July 20, 2014

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    Bentonsport Chatauqua

    Bentonsport Chatauqua presents “First Settlers of Benton’s Port” at 3 pm at the Stone House Community Hall. Refreshments will be served starting at 2:30.

    Bentonsport Chatauqua presents “First Settlers of Benton’s Port” at 3 pm at the Stone House Community Hall. Refreshments will be served starting at 2:30.

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    Burlington Band Performs

    Burlington Municipal Band concert starts at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

    Burlington Municipal Band concert starts at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

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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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    Doubt: A Parable

    Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

    Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

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    HC Fair

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: pancake breakfast, 8:30 am horse show, 9 am service and hymn sing, 1 pm antique tractor pull, 1 pm poultry show, 7 pm “The Mind Wizard” Ray Thompson and fair memories movie with free popcorn and soda.

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: pancake breakfast, 8:30 am horse show, 9 am service and hymn sing, 1 pm antique tractor pull, 1 pm poultry show, 7 pm “The Mind Wizard” Ray Thompson and fair memories movie with free popcorn and soda.

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    Louisa Co. Fair

    Louisa County Fair: community church service at 9 am with brunch to follow. Parade at 4 pm. Dinner served from 5 to 7. Pie eating contest at 5:30.

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    Square Dance

    Circle 8 Square Dance Club “Circle 8 Special” dance is from 2 to 4:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Curt Braffet is the caller.

    Circle 8 Square Dance Club “Circle 8 Special” dance is from 2 to 4:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Curt Braffet is the caller.

    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.

  • July 21, 2014

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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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    HC Fair

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: breakfast by KILJ and 9 am ribbon auction.

    HENRY COUNTY FAIR: breakfast by KILJ and 9 am ribbon auction.

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    Louisa Co. Fair

    Louisa County Fair: Family Night. 6pm fair queen and princess contest.

    Louisa County Fair: Family Night. 6pm fair queen and princess contest.

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    Summer Merchant Movies

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “God’s Not Dead” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

    The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “God’s Not Dead” 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.