Community Calendar

The week's events

  • October 28, 2014

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    Free High School Equivalency & ESL Classes Meeting

    An informational meeting for free High School Equivalency and ESL classes will be held at the SCC Center in Mount Pleasant from 1 to 3 pm. Prepare for testing and work at your own pace. For more information call 385-8012.

    An informational meeting for free High School Equivalency and ESL classes will be held at the SCC Center in Mount Pleasant from 1 to 3 pm. Prepare for testing and work at your own pace. For more information call 385-8012.

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    MP Book Fair

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 to 11 am.

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 to 11 am.

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    Sunrise Terrace Therapy Gym Opening

    Sunrise Terrace grand opening of the new therapy gym is from 6 to 8 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

    Sunrise Terrace grand opening of the new therapy gym is from 6 to 8 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

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    W-MU Book Fair

    W-MU school’s book fair is open during school hours today. It will also be open during conferences from 4 to 7 pm.

    W-MU school’s book fair is open during school hours today. It will also be open during conferences from 4 to 7 pm.

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    W-MU Parent/Teacher Conferences

    W-MU Parent/Teacher Conferences are from 4 to 8 pm.

    W-MU Parent/Teacher Conferences are from 4 to 8 pm.

    MP Library Book Club

    Mt. Pleasant Public Library
    307 East Monroe
    Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

    Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Fourth Tuesday Book Club meets today and every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Large Study Room.

    Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Fourth Tuesday Book Club meets today and every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Large Study Room.

    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.

  • October 29, 2014

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    CL Early Out

    Central Lee Schools have a 1:45 pm early dismissal.

    Central Lee Schools have a 1:45 pm early dismissal.

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    WACO Blood Drive

    WACO National Honor Society has a blood drive from 8 am to 12:30 pm at the high school practice gym. For an appointment, call Katie at 256-6200.

    WACO National Honor Society has a blood drive from 8 am to 12:30 pm at the high school practice gym. For an appointment, call Katie at 256-6200.

    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.

  • October 30, 2014

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    Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

    Ainsworth Community Church Mission Committee holds a huge garage sale at the Ainsworth Community North Church Thursday from 1 to 5 pm, Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Funds go to mission projects.

    Ainsworth Community Church Mission Committee holds a huge garage sale at the Ainsworth Community North Church Thursday from 1 to 5 pm, Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Funds go to mission projects.

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    Bonaparte Trick or Treat

    Bonaparte Trick or Treating is from 5 to 7 pm.

    Bonaparte Trick or Treating is from 5 to 7 pm.

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    Farmington Trick or Treat

    Farmington’s Trick or Treat runs from 5 to 7 pm.

    Farmington’s Trick or Treat runs from 5 to 7 pm.

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    MackayMitchell Blood Drive

    MackayMitchell Envelope Blood Drive is from 1 to 5 pm on the Donor Bus. For an appointment, call Duane Blint at 385-9061.

    MackayMitchell Envelope Blood Drive is from 1 to 5 pm on the Donor Bus. For an appointment, call Duane Blint at 385-9061.

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    Mepo Library Fall Appetizer Bar

    Mediapolis Friends of the Library’s annual Fall Appetizer Bar will be held at the library from 5 to 7 pm. Enjoy food and listen to local musicians. It is by freewill donation and benefits the children’s department.

    Mediapolis Friends of the Library’s annual Fall Appetizer Bar will be held at the library from 5 to 7 pm. Enjoy food and listen to local musicians. It is by freewill donation and benefits the children’s department.

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    Wayland Trick or Treat

    Wayland Trick or Treat is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

    Wayland Trick or Treat is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

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    Winfield Trick or Treat

    Winfield Trick or Treat is tonight. The hot dog roast is from 5 to 7 pm and Trick or Treating is from 6 to 8 pm.

    Winfield Trick or Treat is tonight. The hot dog roast is from 5 to 7 pm and Trick or Treating is from 6 to 8 pm.

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    WisdomQuest Blood Drive

    WisdomQuest Education Center Blood Drive is from noon to 5 pm on the Donor Bus. For an appointment, call Deb Vroom at 385-7709.

    WisdomQuest Education Center Blood Drive is from noon to 5 pm on the Donor Bus. For an appointment, call Deb Vroom at 385-7709.

    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.

  • October 31, 2014

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    CJ Trick or Treating

    Columbus Junction Trick or Treating is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

    Columbus Junction Trick or Treating is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

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    Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

    The Crawfordsville Community Club’s Haunted Hall is at the Crawfordsville Legion Hall. It runs from 7 to 10 pm and is $5 per person.

    The Crawfordsville Community Club’s Haunted Hall is at the Crawfordsville Legion Hall. It runs from 7 to 10 pm and is $5 per person.

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    Donnellson Fire Station Meal

    Donnellson Fire Station hosts a freewill donation meal from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Afterwards, there will be a costume contest.

    Donnellson Fire Station hosts a freewill donation meal from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Afterwards, there will be a costume contest.

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    Donnellson Trick or Treat

    Donnellson’s Trick or Treat runs from 5 to 8 pm.

    Donnellson’s Trick or Treat runs from 5 to 8 pm.

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    Hillsboro Trick or Treat

    Hillsboro Trick or Treat is from 5 to 7 pm.

    Hillsboro Trick or Treat is from 5 to 7 pm.

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    Houghton Trick or Treat

    Houghton Trick or Treat runs from 5:30 to 7 pm.

    Houghton Trick or Treat runs from 5:30 to 7 pm.

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    Keosauqua Safe Stops

    Keosauqua Chamber Safe Stops runs from 4 to 6 pm. Chamber businesses will hand out candy and people are invited to hand out candy on Main Street. There will be free chili and hot dogs at the fire station.

    Keosauqua Chamber Safe Stops runs from 4 to 6 pm. Chamber businesses will hand out candy and people are invited to hand out candy on Main Street. There will be free chili and hot dogs at the fire station.

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    Keosauqua Trick or Treat

    Keosauqua Trick or Treat is from 6 to 8 pm.

    Keosauqua Trick or Treat is from 6 to 8 pm.

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    Mepo Trick or Treat

    Mediapolis Trick or Treat is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

    Mediapolis Trick or Treat is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

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    MP Trick or Treat

    Mount Pleasant Trick or Treating is from 5 to 7 pm.

    Mount Pleasant Trick or Treating is from 5 to 7 pm.

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    Muscatine Trick or Treat

    Muscatine Trick or Treat is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

    Muscatine Trick or Treat is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

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    NL Trick or Treat

    New London Trick or Treat is from 5 to 7:30 pm.

    New London Trick or Treat is from 5 to 7:30 pm.

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    NL Trick or Treat & Haunted House

    New London Nursing and Rehab’s annual Children’s Haunted House and Trick or Treat runs from 5 to 7 pm. Trick or treat with residents is in the lobby. Families can enter through the north door to go through the Haunted House.

    New London Nursing and Rehab’s annual Children’s Haunted House and Trick or Treat runs from 5 to 7 pm. Trick or treat with residents is in the lobby. Families can enter through the north door to go through the Haunted House.

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    Salem Trick or Treat

    Salem’s Trick or Treat is from 6 to 8 pm. The library parade starts at 5:30

    Salem’s Trick or Treat is from 6 to 8 pm. The library parade starts at 5:30

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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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    Stockport Trick or Treat

    Stockport Trick or Treat is from 5 to 7 pm.

    Stockport Trick or Treat is from 5 to 7 pm.

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    Sunnybrook Trick or Treat

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living of Mount Pleasant hold trick or treating with residents from 5 to 7 pm.

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living of Mount Pleasant hold trick or treating with residents from 5 to 7 pm.

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    Thrashers House of Terror

    Thrashers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the antique car building at Old Threshers. Admission is $10 or $15 for a fast pass.

    Thrashers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the antique car building at Old Threshers. Admission is $10 or $15 for a fast pass.

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    TV & Computer Monitor Drop Off

    TV and Computer Monitor Drop Off is from 8 to 11 am at the Public Works Building. It is five green trash tags for a TV and two for a computer monitor. You must provide proof of residency.

    TV and Computer Monitor Drop Off is from 8 to 11 am at the Public Works Building. It is five green trash tags for a TV and two for a computer monitor. You must provide proof of residency.

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    WP Trick or Treat

    West Point Trick or Treat runs from 5 to 7 pm.

    West Point Trick or Treat runs from 5 to 7 pm.

  • November 1, 2014

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    Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

    Ainsworth Community Church Mission Committee holds a huge garage sale at the Ainsworth Community North Church Thursday from 1 to 5 pm, Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Funds go to mission projects.

    Ainsworth Community Church Mission Committee holds a huge garage sale at the Ainsworth Community North Church Thursday from 1 to 5 pm, Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Funds go to mission projects.

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    An Evening With the Circus

    Burlington Capitol Theater presents “An Evening With the Circus” starting at 7:30 pm. Performers include a juggler, the Flying Eagles troupe, a hoop artist, aerial hammock artist and more. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.

    Burlington Capitol Theater presents “An Evening With the Circus” starting at 7:30 pm. Performers include a juggler, the Flying Eagles troupe, a hoop artist, aerial hammock artist and more. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.

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    Bluebird Breakfast

    Former Bluebird employees will have a breakfast at Papa George’s the first Saturday of the month.

    Former Bluebird employees will have a breakfast at Papa George’s the first Saturday of the month.

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    Breakfast On Main Street

    Job’s Closet Food Pantry hosts Breakfast on Main is from 7 to 9 am at the Opera House Community Room in Bonaparte. Sausage, bacon, hashbrowns and beverages are by freewill donation.

    Job’s Closet Food Pantry hosts Breakfast on Main is from 7 to 9 am at the Opera House Community Room in Bonaparte. Sausage, bacon, hashbrowns and beverages are by freewill donation.

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    Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

    The Crawfordsville Community Club’s Haunted Hall is at the Crawfordsville Legion Hall. It runs from 7 to 10 pm and is $5 per person.

    The Crawfordsville Community Club’s Haunted Hall is at the Crawfordsville Legion Hall. It runs from 7 to 10 pm and is $5 per person.

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    GR Hospice Fun Run/Walk

    Great River Hospice Fun Run/Walk starts at 9 am at the Hospice House in West Burlington.

    Great River Hospice Fun Run/Walk starts at 9 am at the Hospice House in West Burlington.

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    Mepo Movie Night

    Mediapolis Library hosts a movie night with free popcorn at 7 pm. The movie will “Sherman and Mr. Peabody.”

    Mediapolis Library hosts a movie night with free popcorn at 7 pm. The movie will “Sherman and Mr. Peabody.”

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    Mepo Xmas Craft Show

    Mediapolis Community Christmas Craft Show and More is from 10 am to 3 pm at the Mediapolis School Gym.

    Mediapolis Community Christmas Craft Show and More is from 10 am to 3 pm at the Mediapolis School Gym.

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    MP Winter Farmers Market

    Mount Pleasant Winter Farmers Market is from 9 am to 12 pm at the McWhirter’s building. There will be weekly giveaways and great holiday gift ideas.

    Mount Pleasant Winter Farmers Market is from 9 am to 12 pm at the McWhirter’s building. There will be weekly giveaways and great holiday gift ideas.

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    SACHA Club Craft Show

    Ainsworth SACHA Club’s 40th annual Craft Show is from 9 am to 2 pm at the Ainsworth Elementary Gum. Lunch will be available and there is no admission charge. Proceeds fund scholarships and community projects.

    Ainsworth SACHA Club’s 40th annual Craft Show is from 9 am to 2 pm at the Ainsworth Elementary Gum. Lunch will be available and there is no admission charge. Proceeds fund scholarships and community projects.

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    Team Staebell Dinner & Auction

    Halloween/Thanksgiving party for Team Sarah Staebell will be held at 6 pm at Deerwood Golf Course. A freewill offering chili dinner is served from 6 to 8 pm and a baked goods silent auction ends at 8:30 pm. Proceeds benefit the family.

    Halloween/Thanksgiving party for Team Sarah Staebell will be held at 6 pm at Deerwood Golf Course. A freewill offering chili dinner is served from 6 to 8 pm and a baked goods silent auction ends at 8:30 pm. Proceeds benefit the family.

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    Threshers House of Terror

    Threshers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the antique car building in McMilan Park. Admission is $10 per person or $15 for a fast pass.

    Threshers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the antique car building in McMilan Park. Admission is $10 per person or $15 for a fast pass.

  • November 2, 2014

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    Polishville Dance

    Polishville Community Center of Brighton holds a dance with Lyle Beaver from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales start at 4:30.

    Polishville Community Center of Brighton holds a dance with Lyle Beaver from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales start at 4:30.

    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.

  • November 3, 2014

    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.