Community Calendar

The week's events

  • November 4, 2014

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    NL Fall Cleanup

    The City of New London’s fall cleanup is today. Items should be within three feet of the curb by 7 am on your pickup day.

    The City of New London’s fall cleanup is today. Items should be within three feet of the curb by 7 am on your pickup day.

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    W-MU Blood Drive

    W-MU National Honor Society hosts a blood drive from 1 to 6 pm in the high school small gym. For an appointment, call Cindy Riley at 257-7701.

    W-MU National Honor Society hosts a blood drive from 1 to 6 pm in the high school small gym. For an appointment, call Cindy Riley at 257-7701.

    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.

  • November 5, 2014

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    Every Wednesday during November community members have the opportunity to sigh holiday cards for servicemen

    Every Wednesday during November community members have the opportunity to sigh holiday cards for servicemen from 9 am to 3 pm at the Meeting Room on the east side of the Mt. Pleasant square.

    Every Wednesday during November community members have the opportunity to sigh holiday cards for servicemen from 9 am to 3 pm at the Meeting Room on the east side of the Mt. Pleasant square.

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    IWC Blood Drive

    An IWC Blood Drive will be held from 10 am to 3 pm in the Social Hall. For an appointment, call Lisa Kongable at 385-8021.

    An IWC Blood Drive will be held from 10 am to 3 pm in the Social Hall. For an appointment, call Lisa Kongable at 385-8021.

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    Veterans Dinner

    Faith Lutheran Church honors Henry County veterans with a free dinner for each veteran and a guest on Sunday, November 9th. The dinner starts at 5:30 with a menu of beef and noodles dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, rolls and a dessert. Please make a reservation by today by calling the church at 385-8427.

    Faith Lutheran Church honors Henry County veterans with a free dinner for each veteran and a guest on Sunday, November 9th. The dinner starts at 5:30 with a menu of beef and noodles dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, rolls and a dessert. Please make a reservation by today by calling the church at 385-8427.

    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.

  • November 6, 2014

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    CNA Career Fair

    A Career Fair for CNA and Direct Support Professionals will be held at Catfish Bend Event Center in Burlington from 10:30 am to 1 pm. This is for anyone interested in working in the healthcare industry. Employers from Henry and Des Moines counties will be offering on-the-spot interviews. Please bring your resume.

    A Career Fair for CNA and Direct Support Professionals will be held at Catfish Bend Event Center in Burlington from 10:30 am to 1 pm. This is for anyone interested in working in the healthcare industry. Employers from Henry and Des Moines counties will be offering on-the-spot interviews. Please bring your resume.

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    Olds UCC Harvest Supper

    Olds United Church of Christ’s Harvest Supper is today. The turkey and dressing meal is served family style and serving starts at 5:30 pm. It is by freewill offering.

    Olds United Church of Christ’s Harvest Supper is today. The turkey and dressing meal is served family style and serving starts at 5:30 pm. It is by freewill offering.

    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.

  • November 7, 2014

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    Bottomless Bowl Appreciation Night

    Villages Folk School has a bottomless bowl appreciation night from 5 to 7 pm at the Stone House in Bentonsport featuring homemade soup and homemade bowls. All you can eat soup includes homemade break, a dessert and drink. A $20 donation is suggested for the homemade bowl and a goodwill offering for a disposable bowl.

    Villages Folk School has a bottomless bowl appreciation night from 5 to 7 pm at the Stone House in Bentonsport featuring homemade soup and homemade bowls. All you can eat soup includes homemade break, a dessert and drink. A $20 donation is suggested for the homemade bowl and a goodwill offering for a disposable bowl.

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    DEC Hands Show

    DEC Hands Show “A Night in Las Vegas” is at 7 pm at Donnellson’s Central Lee High School. There is a $6 admission for adults and $3 for students.

    DEC Hands Show “A Night in Las Vegas” is at 7 pm at Donnellson’s Central Lee High School. There is a $6 admission for adults and $3 for students.

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    Fairfield First Fridays

    Fairfield First Fridays has an artist show Friday from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Artists and food vendors will showcase their work at the Arts and Convention Center for holiday shopping. Local art galleries will also be open.

    Fairfield First Fridays has an artist show Friday from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Artists and food vendors will showcase their work at the Arts and Convention Center for holiday shopping. Local art galleries will also be open.

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    HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

    HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper is from 4:30 to 7 pm at Calvary Baptist Church. Choose between baked potato with toppings, potato and chili. $7 for two choices and $5 for one choice. Includes relish, crackers, dessert bar and drink. A kids menu is available. There will be a gift shop display, used jewelry, a bake sale and frozen Christmas cookie orders. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary’s health scholarship fund.

    HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper is from 4:30 to 7 pm at Calvary Baptist Church. Choose between baked potato with toppings, potato and chili. $7 for two choices and $5 for one choice. Includes relish, crackers, dessert bar and drink. A kids menu is available. There will be a gift shop display, used jewelry, a bake sale and frozen Christmas cookie orders. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary’s health scholarship fund.

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    Houghton Fish Fry

    The Houghton Knights of Columbus Fish Fry is from 5 to 8 pm at the hall. Catfish and shrimp dinners and kids dinners are available.

    The Houghton Knights of Columbus Fish Fry is from 5 to 8 pm at the hall. Catfish and shrimp dinners and kids dinners are available.

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    Lizzie Borden of Fall River

    Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 7 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

    Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 7 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

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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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    St. Paul's Luncheon

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Donnellson has a soup and sandwich luncheon from 11 am to 1 pm at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. The meal is by freewill donation.

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Donnellson has a soup and sandwich luncheon from 11 am to 1 pm at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. The meal is by freewill donation.

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    Taste of Burlington History

    Taste of Burlington History is at 6 pm in the Heritage Center Museum in Burlington. Cost is $15 and tickets can be purchased by calling 752-7449.

    Taste of Burlington History is at 6 pm in the Heritage Center Museum in Burlington. Cost is $15 and tickets can be purchased by calling 752-7449.

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    Witte Observatory Open

    The Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing today from sunset to 10:30 pm. This is free.

    The Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing today from sunset to 10:30 pm. This is free.

  • November 8, 2014

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    Bonaparte God's Portion Day

    Bonaparte United Church God’s Portion Day is today. A bazaar starts at 9 am and features homemade baked goods, crafts, candies and more. The parade starts at 11 and a dinner will be served from 11:30 am to 1 pm.

    Bonaparte United Church God’s Portion Day is today. A bazaar starts at 9 am and features homemade baked goods, crafts, candies and more. The parade starts at 11 and a dinner will be served from 11:30 am to 1 pm.

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    DEC Hands Show

    DEC Hands Show “A Night in Las Vegas” is at 7 pm at Donnellson’s Central Lee High School. There is a $6 admission for adults and $3 for students.

    DEC Hands Show “A Night in Las Vegas” is at 7 pm at Donnellson’s Central Lee High School. There is a $6 admission for adults and $3 for students.

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    Eastern Star Bazaar

    Eastern Star hosts a bazaar from 9 am to 2 pm at the Donnellson Community Room. There will be lunch available for purchase as well as a bake sale and the library will also be there with their offerings.

    Eastern Star hosts a bazaar from 9 am to 2 pm at the Donnellson Community Room. There will be lunch available for purchase as well as a bake sale and the library will also be there with their offerings.

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    Fairfield First Fridays

    Fairfield First Fridays has an artist show Friday from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Artists and food vendors will showcase their work at the Arts and Convention Center for holiday shopping. Local art galleries will also be open.

    Fairfield First Fridays has an artist show Friday from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Artists and food vendors will showcase their work at the Arts and Convention Center for holiday shopping. Local art galleries will also be open.

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    Fairfield Square Dance

    Fairfield holds a square dance event from 7 to 9:30 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Pam Courts will be the caller.

    Fairfield holds a square dance event from 7 to 9:30 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Pam Courts will be the caller.

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    Kidsymphony

    SEISO presents the 2014 Kidsymphony: Peter and the Wolf. This educational and entertaining concert is designed for children. It will be at the IWC Chapel Auditorium at 2 pm. Admission is at the door: $3 for adults, $2 for children.

    SEISO presents the 2014 Kidsymphony: Peter and the Wolf. This educational and entertaining concert is designed for children. It will be at the IWC Chapel Auditorium at 2 pm. Admission is at the door: $3 for adults, $2 for children.

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    Lizzie Borden of Fall River

    Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 7 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

    Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 7 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

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    Lockridge Fish Fry & BBQ Dinner

    New Sweden UMC of Lockridge holds a Fish Fry and BBQ Pork Sandwich Dinner starting at 5:30 pm at the church. It is by freewill donation and One On the Mountain will serve as musical entertainment.

    New Sweden UMC of Lockridge holds a Fish Fry and BBQ Pork Sandwich Dinner starting at 5:30 pm at the church. It is by freewill donation and One On the Mountain will serve as musical entertainment.

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    Lockridge Veterans Day Ceremony

    Lockridge commemorates Veterans Day with a ceremony. The Color Guard marches from the Community Center to the Cemetery around 7:50 am. There will be the Raising of the Flag and singing of the national anthem at 8 am with a volley fired. Afterwards, there will be fellowship at the Community Center featuring beverages and pastries and then a Veteran’s Day program.

    Lockridge commemorates Veterans Day with a ceremony. The Color Guard marches from the Community Center to the Cemetery around 7:50 am. There will be the Raising of the Flag and singing of the national anthem at 8 am with a volley fired. Afterwards, there will be fellowship at the Community Center featuring beverages and pastries and then a Veteran’s Day program.

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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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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW hosts a catfish and chicken dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinners include a roll and choice of two sides.

    New London VFW hosts a catfish and chicken dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinners include a roll and choice of two sides.

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    United Church of Crawfordsville Fall Soup Supper

    United Church of Crawfordsville has their Fall Soup Supper at the church from 4:30 to 7 pm. The menu includes chili, potato and oyster soup by freewill offering.

    United Church of Crawfordsville has their Fall Soup Supper at the church from 4:30 to 7 pm. The menu includes chili, potato and oyster soup by freewill offering.

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    Winfield Spaghetti Supper

    Winfield Cub Scout Pack hosts a spaghetti dinner with breadsticks, a salad and dessert from 5 to 7 pm at the Winfield Veterans Building. It is by freewill donation.

    Winfield Cub Scout Pack hosts a spaghetti dinner with breadsticks, a salad and dessert from 5 to 7 pm at the Winfield Veterans Building. It is by freewill donation.

  • November 9, 2014

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    Burlington Facade Project

    Burlington Façade Project has a walking tour at 1 pm. Representatives will discuss 16 building rehab projects. This is a free tour. To join, meet in front of the Art Center on Jefferson Street.

    Burlington Façade Project has a walking tour at 1 pm. Representatives will discuss 16 building rehab projects. This is a free tour. To join, meet in front of the Art Center on Jefferson Street.

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    Lizzie Borden of Fall River

    Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 2 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

    Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 2 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

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    MP Comm. Theater Auditions

    Auditions for Mount Pleasant Community Theater’s production of the Best Christmas Pageant Ever is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the United Methodist Church basement. Needed are 4 males, 6 females, 8 boys and 9 girls. No preparation is necessary.

    Auditions for Mount Pleasant Community Theater’s production of the Best Christmas Pageant Ever is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the United Methodist Church basement. Needed are 4 males, 6 females, 8 boys and 9 girls. No preparation is necessary.

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    St. Boniface Feather Party Bingo

    The annual Feather Party Bingo is today at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Lunch of sandwiches, soups and desserts will be served at 11:30 with Bingo starting at 12:15. There will be door and raffle prizes.

    The annual Feather Party Bingo is today at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Lunch of sandwiches, soups and desserts will be served at 11:30 with Bingo starting at 12:15. There will be door and raffle prizes.

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    Swedebsurg Pancake Breakfast

    A pancake breakfast will be served at the Swedesburg Parish Hall from 7 to 9:30 am. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs and beverages; all by freewill donation. This supports Foods Resource Bank.

    A pancake breakfast will be served at the Swedesburg Parish Hall from 7 to 9:30 am. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs and beverages; all by freewill donation. This supports Foods Resource Bank.

    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 10, 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.