Community Calendar

The week's events

  • September 9, 2014

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    Bond Referendum

    The Bond Referendum for the Mt. Pleasant School District is from 7 am to 8 pm in Cottrell Gym and at the Salem Community Center.

    The Bond Referendum for the Mt. Pleasant School District is from 7 am to 8 pm in Cottrell Gym and at the Salem Community Center.

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    ISU Fall Field Day

    The ISU Fall Field Day will be held at the ISU Research Farm near Crawfordsville starting at 1:30 pm. Several speakers will present. For information, call 263-5701.

    The ISU Fall Field Day will be held at the ISU Research Farm near Crawfordsville starting at 1:30 pm. Several speakers will present. For information, call 263-5701.

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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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    Texas Tenors

    Burlington’s Civic Music season opens with the Texas Tenors. The show starts at 7:30 pm in the Memorial Auditorium. Season and single-show tickets are available. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office in the Auditorium.

    Burlington’s Civic Music season opens with the Texas Tenors. The show starts at 7:30 pm in the Memorial Auditorium. Season and single-show tickets are available. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office in the Auditorium.

    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.

  • September 10, 2014

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    An Evening With Rebecca & Kuba

    MTC Presents An Evening With Rebecca and Kuba at 7 pm in the Auditorium. The pair performs classics from jazz to Broadway. Season and single tickets are available. For tickets, call 985-2263.

    MTC Presents An Evening With Rebecca and Kuba at 7 pm in the Auditorium. The pair performs classics from jazz to Broadway. Season and single tickets are available. For tickets, call 985-2263.

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    Senior Medicare Patrol Presentation

    Senior Medicare Patrol Presentation is from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm at the Fellowship Community Room. They will discuss Medicare losses due to faud, abuse and errors. All are invited to attend and there is no fee.

    Senior Medicare Patrol Presentation is from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm at the Fellowship Community Room. They will discuss Medicare losses due to faud, abuse and errors. All are invited to attend and there is no fee.

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    Square Dance

    Circle 8 Square Dancers host a dance from 7:30 to 10 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Doug McCart will be the caller.

    Circle 8 Square Dancers host a dance from 7:30 to 10 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Doug McCart 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.

  • September 11, 2014

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    Red Cross Blood Drive

    The American Red Cross Blood Drive holds a drive from 11:30 am to 6 pm at the United Methodist Church of Keosauqua. For an appointment, call Guelda at 293-3167.

    The American Red Cross Blood Drive holds a drive from 11:30 am to 6 pm at the United Methodist Church of Keosauqua. For an appointment, call Guelda at 293-3167.

    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.

  • September 12, 2014

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    Blood Drive

    A Blood Drive will be held from 11 am to 2 pm in the HCHC Health Education Center. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    A Blood Drive will be held from 11 am to 2 pm in the HCHC Health Education Center. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

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    CJ Farmers Market

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

    The 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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    End of Summer Rally

    End of Summer Rally is this weekend at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds.

    End of Summer Rally is this weekend at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds.

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    Farmington Fire Dinner

    Farmington Fire Department’s Fundraiser Barbecue Chicken Dinner is at the Farmington American Legion starting at 5 pm. They will be serving quarter and half chicken dinners with baked beans, coleslaw and a roll. Carryouts are welcome.

    Farmington Fire Department’s Fundraiser Barbecue Chicken Dinner is at the Farmington American Legion starting at 5 pm. They will be serving quarter and half chicken dinners with baked beans, coleslaw and a roll. Carryouts are welcome.

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    REC Center Blood Drive

    Mt. Pleasant REC Center hosts a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm in the meeting room today.

    Mt. Pleasant REC Center hosts a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm in the meeting room today.

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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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    Starr's Cave Concert

    Singer/songwriter Carol Montag performs at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. Doors open at 7. The admission charge is $10 for adults, $2 for students. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

    Singer/songwriter Carol Montag performs at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. Doors open at 7. The admission charge is $10 for adults, $2 for students. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

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    Thursday Travelers

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Thursday Travelers. It runs September 18th through October 9th from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at Saunders Park Log Cabin. Participants will travel to different countries through games, snacks and crafts. It is open for 3 to 7 year

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Thursday Travelers. It runs September 18th through October 9th from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at Saunders Park Log Cabin. Participants will travel to different countries through games, snacks and crafts. It is open for 3 to 7 year

    College Conversations Over Coffee

    IWC’s College Conversations Over Coffee is today. They meet every second Friday of the month at Tazza Bella from 8:30 to 10 am.

    IWC’s College Conversations Over Coffee is today. They meet every second Friday of the month at Tazza Bella from 8:30 to 10 am.

  • September 13, 2014

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    End of Summer Rally

    End of Summer Rally is this weekend at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds.

    End of Summer Rally is this weekend at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds.

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    Free Canoe & Kayak Paddle

    Free Canoe and Kayak Paddle is from 2 to 5 pm at Pollmiller Park in West Point. Events start at the beach area.

    Free Canoe and Kayak Paddle is from 2 to 5 pm at Pollmiller Park in West Point. Events start at the beach area.

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    Grilling Cookoff

    Heifers, Hogs and Hens grilling cook-off opens at noon at the West Point City Park. Judging starts at 2 pm. Admission is $5. Proceeds benefit West Point’s Volunteer Fire and Rescue.

    Heifers, Hogs and Hens grilling cook-off opens at noon at the West Point City Park. Judging starts at 2 pm. Admission is $5. Proceeds benefit West Point’s Volunteer Fire and Rescue.

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    Louisa Co. Bike Ride

    Louisa County Trails Council hosts a bike ride today at 9 am at the Wapello South End City Park. Cost is $10 and includes a tshirt and refreshments.

    Louisa County Trails Council hosts a bike ride today at 9 am at the Wapello South End City Park. Cost is $10 and includes a tshirt and refreshments.

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    Monarch Butterfly Program

    Monarch Butterfly Program is from 9 to 11 am at Wilson Lake Park Prairie Area in Donnellson. Cost is $2. To learn more call 463-7673.

    Monarch Butterfly Program is from 9 to 11 am at Wilson Lake Park Prairie Area in Donnellson. Cost is $2. To learn more call 463-7673.

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    MP Farmers Market

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

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

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW has a dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Ham and ribeye steak dinners will be served with a baked potato, salad and dinner roll. Karaoke is from 8 to midnight.

    New London VFW has a dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Ham and ribeye steak dinners will be served with a baked potato, salad and dinner roll. Karaoke is from 8 to midnight.

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    Purple Run 2014

    The Purple Run 2014 will be held at the trail at East Lake Park. There are two kids runs, a 5K and 10K run/walk. Registration is from 7 to 8 am at Hayward Shelter. The kids runs start 8 am with participation ribbons. The 5K and 10K starts at 8:30 with awards afterwards. Prizes will be given to top finishers. Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Registration forms can be picked up at the Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec Office, the Rec Center of Mt. Pleasant Hy-Vee.

    The Purple Run 2014 will be held at the trail at East Lake Park. There are two kids runs, a 5K and 10K run/walk. Registration is from 7 to 8 am at Hayward Shelter. The kids runs start 8 am with participation ribbons. The 5K and 10K starts at 8:30 with awards afterwards. Prizes will be given to top finishers. Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Registration forms can be picked up at the Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec Office, the Rec Center of Mt. Pleasant Hy-Vee.

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    Skunk River Knap-In

    The Skunk River Knap-In is from 9 am to 6 pm at Oakland Mills near the Nature Center.

    The Skunk River Knap-In is from 9 am to 6 pm at Oakland Mills near the Nature Center.

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    Taste of Chocolate

    Bonaparte’s Taste of Chocolate Event is today from 1 to 4 pm at the Whiteley Opera House. There will be a wine tasting.

    Bonaparte’s Taste of Chocolate Event is today from 1 to 4 pm at the Whiteley Opera House. There will be a wine tasting.

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    Young Eagles Fly-In

    The Mt. Pleasant Kiwanis annual Young Eagles Fly-In is today from 8 to 11:30 am at the Mount Pleasant Airport. Ages 8 to 17 are welcome with a parent. This event is free.

    The Mt. Pleasant Kiwanis annual Young Eagles Fly-In is today from 8 to 11:30 am at the Mount Pleasant Airport. Ages 8 to 17 are welcome with a parent. This event is free.

  • September 14, 2014

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    Dover Museum Author Visit

    The Dover Museum of New London hosts Burlington author and New London native Jacqueline Brockert at 1:30 pm. She will read from her series of romance novels. No admission will be charged and refreshments will be served.

    The Dover Museum of New London hosts Burlington author and New London native Jacqueline Brockert at 1:30 pm. She will read from her series of romance novels. No admission will be charged and refreshments will be served.

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    End of Summer Rally

    End of Summer Rally is this weekend at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds.

    End of Summer Rally is this weekend at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds.

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    Model Airplane Fun Fly

    Nick Bouquet Model Airplane Fun Fly is from 10 am to 4 pm at the club’s airfield near Big Hollow Recreation Area. All events are free.

    Nick Bouquet Model Airplane Fun Fly is from 10 am to 4 pm at the club’s airfield near Big Hollow Recreation Area. All events are free.

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    Second Sunday Show

    Second Sunday Show is at 3 pm in the Bart Howard Room at Des Moines County Heritage Center in Burlington. Admission is $5. Anna Luttenegger and Clair Hoag perform.

    Second Sunday Show is at 3 pm in the Bart Howard Room at Des Moines County Heritage Center in Burlington. Admission is $5. Anna Luttenegger and Clair Hoag perform.

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    SEISO Pops Concert

    Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert is at 6:30 pm in the Burlingon Memorial Auditorium. Tickets are available at the Box Office or at the door.

    Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert is at 6:30 pm in the Burlingon Memorial Auditorium. Tickets are available at the Box Office or at the door.

    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.

  • September 15, 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.