Community Calendar

The week's events

  • February 17, 2014

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    CL No School

    Central Lee School is not in session today.

    Central Lee School is not in session today.

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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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    Harmony No School

    Harmony Schools are not in session today.

    Harmony Schools are not in session today.

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    HTC No School

    Holy Trinity Catholic Schools are not in session today.

    Holy Trinity Catholic Schools are not in session today.

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    MP Christian No School

    Mt. Pleasant Christian School is not in session today.

    Mt. Pleasant Christian School is not in session today.

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    NL No School

    New London Schools are not in session today.

    New London Schools are not in session today.

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    Square Dance Lessons

    A new session of Modern Western Square Dancing will be held at the Farifield Eagles Club starting at 8 pm. This is for beginners and runs for 10 weeks with another 10 week session to follow. Come 15 minutes early to register. For more information, call Sarvani at 641-472-6434.

    A new session of Modern Western Square Dancing will be held at the Farifield Eagles Club starting at 8 pm. This is for beginners and runs for 10 weeks with another 10 week session to follow. Come 15 minutes early to register. For more information, call Sarvani at 641-472-6434.

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    WACO Basketball

    SPORTS: Harmony Boys basketball at WACO on 105.5 FM and streaming at kilj.com. Varsity action starts at 7 pm.

    SPORTS: Harmony Boys basketball at WACO on 105.5 FM and streaming at kilj.com. Varsity action starts at 7 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.

  • February 18, 2014

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    Blood Drive

    A Henry County Community Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6 pm at the E3 Center. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    A Henry County Community Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6 pm at the E3 Center. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

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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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    ISU Basketball

    SPORTS: ISU vs. Texas basketball on AM 1130 starting at 5:30 pm.

    SPORTS: ISU vs. Texas basketball on AM 1130 starting at 5:30 pm.

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    NAMI Meeting

    NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets at the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant from 7 to 8 pm. This is open to everyone.

    NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets at the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant from 7 to 8 pm. This is open to everyone.

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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.

    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.

  • February 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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    Historic Preservation Commission meeting

    The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission will meet Wednesday at 1:30 p. m. at the court house. Items on the agenda include projects for 2014 and the regional museum guide.

    The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission will meet Wednesday at 1:30 p. m. at the court house. Items on the agenda include projects for 2014 and the regional museum guide.

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    MP Christian Early Out

    Mt. Pleasant Christian School has a 1:00 early dismissal for teach inservice.

    Mt. Pleasant Christian School has a 1:00 early dismissal for teach inservice.

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    NL Post Prom Fundraiser

    New London Post Prom hosts a Tip Night at Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8 pm. They will be bussing tables and receiving a portion of the sales. All proceeds benefit New London Post Prom.

    New London Post Prom hosts a Tip Night at Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8 pm. They will be bussing tables and receiving a portion of the sales. All proceeds benefit New London Post Prom.

    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.

  • February 20, 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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    Complete Eye Care Open House

    In conjunction with the Wine and Chocolate Walk, Complete Eye Care will have an open house tonight from 5 to 7 pm with a ribbon cutting for office expansion at 4:30. There will be wine, chocolate cake, the first 100 guests will receive a free gift and there will be 25 prizes including a Kindle Fire and an iPod Shuffle.

    In conjunction with the Wine and Chocolate Walk, Complete Eye Care will have an open house tonight from 5 to 7 pm with a ribbon cutting for office expansion at 4:30. There will be wine, chocolate cake, the first 100 guests will receive a free gift and there will be 25 prizes including a Kindle Fire and an iPod Shuffle.

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    Wine About Winter

    Wine About Winter is a wine and chocolate walk around downtown Mt. Pleasant from 5 to 7 pm. Participating merchants will open their doors. For $10, receive a wine glass, a map of businesses, chocolate and a punch card. Punch cards will be entered for prizes. Start the event at the Chamber Alliance Office.

    Wine About Winter is a wine and chocolate walk around downtown Mt. Pleasant from 5 to 7 pm. Participating merchants will open their doors. For $10, receive a wine glass, a map of businesses, chocolate and a punch card. Punch cards will be entered for prizes. Start the event at the Chamber Alliance Office.

    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.

  • February 21, 2014

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    American English

    “American English” a Beatles tribute performs at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Capital Theater. Tickets are $24 for adults.

    “American English” a Beatles tribute performs at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Capital Theater. Tickets are $24 for adults.

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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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    Ham & Bean Supper

    A Ham and Bean Supper benefitting Hamilton-Walters Detachment of Marine Corps is from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Memorial Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and there will be door prizes every half hour.

    A Ham and Bean Supper benefitting Hamilton-Walters Detachment of Marine Corps is from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Memorial Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and there will be door prizes every half hour.

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    MG Spring Symposium Deadline

    This is the last day to register for Henry County Master Gardeners Annual Spring Symposium. It will be held Saturday, March 1st from 9 am to 4 pm at the First United Methodist Church. The registration fee is $30. To learn more, contact the Extension Office.

    This is the last day to register for Henry County Master Gardeners Annual Spring Symposium. It will be held Saturday, March 1st from 9 am to 4 pm at the First United Methodist Church. The registration fee is $30. To learn more, contact the Extension Office.

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    Preventing Healthcare Fraud

    Iowa Senior Medical Patrol presents “Preventing Healthcare Fraud” at 10 am at the Burlington Public Library.

    Iowa Senior Medical Patrol presents “Preventing Healthcare Fraud” at 10 am at the Burlington Public Library.

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    Sally Barris

    Sally Barris performs at Starr’s Cave Nature Center at 7:30 pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $2 for anyone 18 and under.

    Sally Barris performs at Starr’s Cave Nature Center at 7:30 pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $2 for anyone 18 and under.

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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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    The Queen of Bingo

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Queen of Bingo” at WeAct Youth Theater. Performance tonight is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at creativeoutletiowa.com.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Queen of Bingo” at WeAct Youth Theater. Performance tonight is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at creativeoutletiowa.com.

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    They Called It Rock

    “They Called It Rock” will be performed at 7:30 pm at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. For tickets, visit the Box Office or FairfieldACC.com.

    “They Called It Rock” will be performed at 7:30 pm at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. For tickets, visit the Box Office or FairfieldACC.com.

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    WACO No School

    WACO Schools are not in session today.

    WACO Schools are not in session today.

    Sunday Matinee...Spamalot!

    Mt. Pleasant Community Theatre presents the Monty Python production of “Spamalot” a musical story of King Arthur and his knights. Interesting characters, great music and dancing and quite a bit of silliness. 2:30 pm at the Heatilator Center. Tickets are on sale at Brown’s Shoe Fit for $10. Contains language that may not be appropriate for young children.

    Mt. Pleasant Community Theatre presents the Monty Python production of “Spamalot” a musical story of King Arthur and his knights. Interesting characters, great music and dancing and quite a bit of silliness. 2:30 pm at the Heatilator Center. Tickets are on sale at Brown’s Shoe Fit for $10. Contains language that may not be appropriate for young children.

  • February 22, 2014

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    4-H Rabbit Workshop

    The 4th annual Henry County 4-H Rabbit Workshop will be held at the Fraise Auction and Real Estate Complex in New London from 9 am to 1 pm. It is open to the public.

    The 4th annual Henry County 4-H Rabbit Workshop will be held at the Fraise Auction and Real Estate Complex in New London from 9 am to 1 pm. It is open to the public.

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    American English

    “American English” a Beatles tribute performs at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Capital Theater. Tickets are $24 for adults.

    “American English” a Beatles tribute performs at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Capital Theater. Tickets are $24 for adults.

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    Boot Camp For New Dads

    Boot Camp for New Dads will be held from 9 am to noon at the REC Center. This is a relaxed, guys-only class that teaches new fathers about babies from veteran dads. It is free and breakfast is provided. To register call Stephanie at 931-0067.

    Boot Camp for New Dads will be held from 9 am to noon at the REC Center. This is a relaxed, guys-only class that teaches new fathers about babies from veteran dads. It is free and breakfast is provided. To register call Stephanie at 931-0067.

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    Central Lee Science Fair

    Central Lee Science Fair is open for public viewing from 6 to 7:30 pm in the new addition at the High School.

    Central Lee Science Fair is open for public viewing from 6 to 7:30 pm in the new addition at the High School.

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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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    Daddy Daughter Dance

    The annual American Cancer Society Daddy Daughter Dance is tonight from 6 to 9 pm at the E3 Center. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 each, a maximum of $45. There will be refreshments, a DJ, raffle prizes, crafts, bingo and a lot more. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

    The annual American Cancer Society Daddy Daughter Dance is tonight from 6 to 9 pm at the E3 Center. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 each, a maximum of $45. There will be refreshments, a DJ, raffle prizes, crafts, bingo and a lot more. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

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    Daddy Daughter Dance for the American Cancer Society

    The Annual American Cancer Society Daddy Daughter Dance is at the E3 Center from 6pm until 9pm. A special night for Dads and Daughters. Tickets can be purchased at the door..$15 per person with a maximum of $45. There will be refreshments, a DJ, raffle prizes..including an American Girl doll, crafts, bingo and lots of fun. The theme this year is "Hand In Hand At The Edge Of The Sand" so think warm thoughts and enjoy and evening out!! All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

    The Annual American Cancer Society Daddy Daughter Dance is at the E3 Center from 6pm until 9pm. A special night for Dads and Daughters. Tickets can be purchased at the door..$15 per person with a maximum of $45. There will be refreshments, a DJ, raffle prizes..including an American Girl doll, crafts, bingo and lots of fun. The theme this year is "Hand In Hand At The Edge Of The Sand" so think warm thoughts and enjoy and evening out!! All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

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    Legislative Forum

    Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance’s Legislative Forum starts at 8:30 am in the International Room of the Chadwick Library at IWC. Area legislators will be present to address economic growth. There will be a question and answer session. Its free and open to the public.

    Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance’s Legislative Forum starts at 8:30 am in the International Room of the Chadwick Library at IWC. Area legislators will be present to address economic growth. There will be a question and answer session. Its free and open to the public.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW Catfish & Chicken Dinner will be held from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinner includes a roll and choice of two sides.

    New London VFW Catfish & Chicken Dinner will be held from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinner includes a roll and choice of two sides.

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    Old Settlers Chili Cook Off

    The 10th annual Old Settlers Chili Cook Off will be held at the Salem Undergound from 5 to 8 pm. It is $6 to enter and $5 to judge. There are three categories: hot, mild and non-traditional. Entries must be submitted between noon and 3 pm. Proceeds benefit the Salem Old Settlers Reunion. For more information call 759-2909.

    The 10th annual Old Settlers Chili Cook Off will be held at the Salem Undergound from 5 to 8 pm. It is $6 to enter and $5 to judge. There are three categories: hot, mild and non-traditional. Entries must be submitted between noon and 3 pm. Proceeds benefit the Salem Old Settlers Reunion. For more information call 759-2909.

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    Old Settlers Chili Cookoff

    Salem Old Settlers Reunion committee will hold the annual Chili-off from 5-8 pm at the Underground in Salem. There are three separate categories. Cost to enter is $6 and cost to judge is $5.

    Salem Old Settlers Reunion committee will hold the annual Chili-off from 5-8 pm at the Underground in Salem. There are three separate categories. Cost to enter is $6 and cost to judge is $5.

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    The Queen of Bingo

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Queen of Bingo” at WeAct Youth Theater. Performance tonight is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at creativeoutletiowa.com.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Queen of Bingo” at WeAct Youth Theater. Performance tonight is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at creativeoutletiowa.com.

  • February 23, 2014

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    Choir Performance

    The Augustana Choir performs a free concert at the Fairfield Sondheim Center tonight at 7:30 pm. This is open to the public.

    The Augustana Choir performs a free concert at the Fairfield Sondheim Center tonight at 7:30 pm. This is open to the public.

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    CLASSICAL CHAMBER CONCERT IN AN HISTORIC SETTING

    Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert McConnell and the Clear Creek Heritage Association will present a classical chamber concert at 2:00 PM, in the Clear Creek Church (30832 242nd Street, Harper, Iowa 52231). They will be offering beautiful music in the historic setting of the magnificent Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Free admission. Donations appreciated.

    Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert McConnell and the Clear Creek Heritage Association will present a classical chamber concert at 2:00 PM, in the Clear Creek Church (30832 242nd Street, Harper, Iowa 52231). They will be offering beautiful music in the historic setting of the magnificent Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Free admission. Donations appreciated.

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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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    Gospel Concert

    Grace Community Friends Church, at 1105 East Henry, presents the Phil and Pam Morgan Family in concert. The gospel concert begins at 10:30 am with a potluck dinner lunch to follow.

    Grace Community Friends Church, at 1105 East Henry, presents the Phil and Pam Morgan Family in concert. The gospel concert begins at 10:30 am with a potluck dinner lunch to follow.

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    Morgan Family Performance

    The Phil and Pam Morgan Family perform during their “Take A Stand” tour. They will be at the Grace Friends Church, 1105 East Henry in Mt. Pleasant, at 10 am.

    The Phil and Pam Morgan Family perform during their “Take A Stand” tour. They will be at the Grace Friends Church, 1105 East Henry in Mt. Pleasant, at 10 am.

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    The Queen of Bingo

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Queen of Bingo” at WeAct Youth Theater. Performance time is 2 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at creativeoutletiowa.com.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Queen of Bingo” at WeAct Youth Theater. Performance time is 2 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at creativeoutletiowa.com.

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    Winfield Easter Cantata Practice

    This is the first practice of the Winfield Area Easter Cantata. It will be held at 4 pm at the Winfield Methodist Church. All singers are welcome.

    This is the first practice of the Winfield Area Easter Cantata. It will be held at 4 pm at the Winfield Methodist Church. All singers are 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.