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MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

MP Book Fair

W-MU Book Fair

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W-MU Book Fair

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W-MU school’s book fair is open during school hours today.

W-MU Book Fair

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Free High School Equivalency & ESL Classes Meeting

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Free High School Equivalency & ESL Classes Meeting

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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.

Free High School Equivalency & ESL Classes Meeting

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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

MP Book Fair

Sunrise Terrace Therapy Gym Opening

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Sunrise Terrace Therapy Gym Opening

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

Sunrise Terrace Therapy Gym Opening

W-MU Book Fair

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W-MU Book Fair

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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 Book Fair

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CL Early Out

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CL Early Out

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

CL Early Out

WACO Blood Drive

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WACO Blood Drive

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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 Blood Drive

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Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

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Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

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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 Huge Garage Sale

Bonaparte Trick or Treat

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Bonaparte Trick or Treat

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Bonaparte Trick or Treating is from 5 to 7 pm.

Bonaparte Trick or Treat

Farmington Trick or Treat

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Farmington Trick or Treat

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

Farmington Trick or Treat

MackayMitchell Blood Drive

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MackayMitchell Blood Drive

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

MackayMitchell Blood Drive

Mepo Library Fall Appetizer Bar

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Mepo Library Fall Appetizer Bar

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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.

Mepo Library Fall Appetizer Bar

Wayland Trick or Treat

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Wayland Trick or Treat

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

Wayland Trick or Treat

Winfield Trick or Treat

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Winfield Trick or Treat

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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

WisdomQuest Blood Drive

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WisdomQuest Blood Drive

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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 Blood Drive

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CJ Trick or Treating

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CJ Trick or Treating

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

CJ Trick or Treating

Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

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Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

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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.

Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

Donnellson Fire Station Meal

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Donnellson Fire Station Meal

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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 Meal

Donnellson Trick or Treat

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Donnellson Trick or Treat

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

Donnellson Trick or Treat

Hillsboro Trick or Treat

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Hillsboro Trick or Treat

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Hillsboro Trick or Treat is from 5 to 7 pm.

Hillsboro Trick or Treat

Houghton Trick or Treat

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Houghton Trick or Treat

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

Houghton Trick or Treat

Keosauqua Safe Stops

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Keosauqua Safe Stops

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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 Safe Stops

Keosauqua Trick or Treat

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Keosauqua Trick or Treat

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Keosauqua Trick or Treat is from 6 to 8 pm.

Keosauqua Trick or Treat

Mepo Trick or Treat

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

Mepo Trick or Treat

MP Trick or Treat

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MP Trick or Treat

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

MP Trick or Treat

Muscatine Trick or Treat

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Muscatine Trick or Treat

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

Muscatine Trick or Treat

NL Trick or Treat

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NL Trick or Treat

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

NL Trick or Treat

NL Trick or Treat & Haunted House

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NL Trick or Treat & Haunted House

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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.

NL Trick or Treat & Haunted House

Salem Trick or Treat

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Salem Trick or Treat

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

Salem Trick or Treat

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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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.

Senior Coffee & Tea

Stockport Trick or Treat

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Stockport Trick or Treat

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Stockport Trick or Treat is from 5 to 7 pm.

Stockport Trick or Treat

Sunnybrook Trick or Treat

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Sunnybrook Trick or Treat

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

Sunnybrook Trick or Treat

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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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

TV & Computer Monitor Drop Off

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TV & Computer Monitor Drop Off

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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 & Computer Monitor Drop Off

WP Trick or Treat

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WP Trick or Treat

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

WP Trick or Treat

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Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

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Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

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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 Huge Garage Sale

An Evening With the Circus

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An Evening With the Circus

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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.

An Evening With the Circus

Bluebird Breakfast

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Bluebird Breakfast

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

Bluebird Breakfast

Breakfast On Main Street

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Breakfast On Main Street

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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.

Breakfast On Main Street

Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

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Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

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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.

Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

GR Hospice Fun Run/Walk

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GR Hospice Fun Run/Walk

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

GR Hospice Fun Run/Walk

Mepo Movie Night

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Mepo Movie Night

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

Mepo Movie Night

Mepo Xmas Craft Show

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Mepo Xmas Craft Show

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

Mepo Xmas Craft Show

MP Winter Farmers Market

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MP Winter Farmers Market

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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.

MP Winter Farmers Market

SACHA Club Craft Show

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SACHA Club Craft Show

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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.

SACHA Club Craft Show

Team Staebell Dinner & Auction

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Team Staebell Dinner & Auction

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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.

Team Staebell Dinner & Auction

Threshers House of Terror

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Threshers House of Terror

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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

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Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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

Polishville Dance

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NL Fall Cleanup

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NL Fall Cleanup

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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.

NL Fall Cleanup

W-MU Blood Drive

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W-MU Blood Drive

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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 Blood Drive

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IWC Blood Drive

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IWC Blood Drive

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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.

IWC Blood Drive

Veterans Dinner

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Veterans Dinner

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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.

Veterans Dinner

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CNA Career Fair

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CNA Career Fair

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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.

CNA Career Fair

Olds UCC Harvest Supper

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Olds UCC Harvest Supper

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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 UCC Harvest Supper

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Bottomless Bowl Appreciation Night

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Bottomless Bowl Appreciation Night

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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.

Bottomless Bowl Appreciation Night

DEC Hands Show

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DEC Hands Show

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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

Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield First Fridays

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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

HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

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HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

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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

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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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.

Houghton Fish Fry

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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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.

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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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.

Senior Coffee & Tea

St. Paul's Luncheon

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St. Paul's Luncheon

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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 Luncheon

Taste of Burlington History

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Taste of Burlington History

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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

Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory Open

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

Witte Observatory Open

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Bonaparte God's Portion Day

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Bonaparte God's Portion Day

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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 God's Portion Day

DEC Hands Show

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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

Eastern Star Bazaar

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Eastern Star Bazaar

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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 Bazaar

Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield First Fridays

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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

Fairfield Square Dance

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Fairfield Square Dance

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

Fairfield Square Dance

Kidsymphony

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Kidsymphony

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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.

Kidsymphony

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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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.

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

Lockridge Fish Fry & BBQ Dinner

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Lockridge Fish Fry & BBQ Dinner

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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.

Lockridge Fish Fry & BBQ Dinner

Lockridge Veterans Day Ceremony

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Lockridge Veterans Day Ceremony

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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 Veterans Day Ceremony

MP Winter Farmers Market

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MP Winter Farmers Market

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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.

MP Winter Farmers Market

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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

NL VFW Dinner

Threshers House of Terror

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Threshers House of Terror

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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

United Church of Crawfordsville Fall Soup Supper

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United Church of Crawfordsville Fall Soup Supper

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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 Fall Soup Supper

Winfield Spaghetti Supper

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Winfield Spaghetti Supper

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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 Spaghetti Supper

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Burlington Facade Project

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Burlington Facade Project

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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 Facade Project

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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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.

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

MP Comm. Theater Auditions

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MP Comm. Theater Auditions

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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.

MP Comm. Theater Auditions

St. Boniface Feather Party Bingo

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St. Boniface Feather Party Bingo

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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.

St. Boniface Feather Party Bingo

Swedebsurg Pancake Breakfast

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Swedebsurg Pancake Breakfast

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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.

Swedebsurg Pancake Breakfast

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Mepo Vets Dinner

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Mediapolis American Legion holds a Veteran’s Day Dinner at 5:30 pm at the Legion. This is open to the public and by freewill donation.

Mepo Vets Dinner

MP Comm. Theater Auditions

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MP Comm. Theater Auditions

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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.

MP Comm. Theater Auditions

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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Starting at 6:30 this evening, the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge hosts Bingo. The public is welcome.

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

Sperry Vets Pancake Breakfast

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Sperry Vets Pancake Breakfast

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Sperry United Methodist Church honors vets with a free pancake breakfast. Boy Scouts will do a flag ceremony and the Mediapolis High School Choir will sing. Serving will start after the blessing.

Sperry Vets Pancake Breakfast

Veterans Soup Supper

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Veterans Soup Supper

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The annual Veterans Soup Supper is from 4:30 to 7 pm at the Bonaparte Opera House. The menu includes hot pork sandwiches, soups and dessert. Carryouts are available and it is by freewill donation to benefit the Bonaparte American Legion.

Veterans Soup Supper

Winfield Veterans Dinner

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Winfield Veterans Dinner

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All veterans are invited to a potluck supper at the Winfield Veterans Building at 6 pm.

Winfield Veterans Dinner

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Health & Small Business Expo

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Health & Small Business Expo

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Mt. Pleasant Chamber presents a Health and Small Business Expo from 2 to 7 pm in the Union Block Building. This is a free event to attend. Over 25 local businesses will be present. There will be a secret ingredient challenge as well.

Health & Small Business Expo

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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A Square Dance will run from 7:30 to 10 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. It is hosted by Circle 8 and Curt Braffet will be the caller.

Square Dance

Winfield Turkey Dinner

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Winfield Turkey Dinner

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A Turkey Dinner will be served at the United Methodist Church of Winfield from 5 to 7 pm. On the menu: turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes, gravy, turnips, green beans, corn, salads, pies and desserts. There will also be a youth bake sale from 5 to 7 pm.

Winfield Turkey Dinner

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Donnellson Blood Drive

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Donnellson Blood Drive

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A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from noon to 5 pm at the Pilot Grove Community Center in Donnellson. Appointments can be made at 309-415-1794.

Donnellson Blood Drive

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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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.

Senior Coffee & Tea

Soup & Sandwich Supper

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Soup & Sandwich Supper

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West Point Fireworks host a freewill donation soup and sandwich supper from 5 to 8 pm at Sammy’s in St. Paul. Proceeds will go towards next year’s fireworks display.

Soup & Sandwich Supper

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Cradle of Hope Vendor Fair

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Cradle of Hope Vendor Fair

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Cradle of Hope holds the First Christmas Vendor Fair is from 8 am to 2 pm at Faith Christian Outreach Church.

Cradle of Hope Vendor Fair

MP Vets Hall Feather Party

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MP Vets Hall Feather Party

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Mt. Pleasant Vets Hall hosts a feather party today. There will be over 150 prizes. It is $2 per ticket. Amarillo will perform. Everyone is welcome. The event opens at 4 with the raffle starting at 7:30.

MP Vets Hall Feather Party

MP Winter Farmers Market

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MP Winter Farmers Market

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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.

MP Winter Farmers Market

Old Fashioned BBQ

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Old Fashioned BBQ

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Van Buren County Pony Express holds an Old Fashioned BBQ Fundraiser at Robert’s Building in Keosauqua. The meal features homemade food and desserts and is served from 5 to 7 pm. Music starts at 7 pm. All money raised goes to Easter Seals Camp Sunnyside.

Old Fashioned BBQ

Sweets & More Fundraiser

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Sweets & More Fundraiser

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Sweets and More Harmony PTO Fundraiser starts at 5 pm at the Farmington Community Center with a cheese tasting. The dessert bar opens at 6. Tickets are $10. For a reservation, call 931-9836.

Sweets & More Fundraiser

Threshers House of Terror

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Threshers House of Terror

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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

Vendor, Craft & Bake Sale

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Vendor, Craft & Bake Sale

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A vendor, craft and bake sale is today from 9 am to noon in the Winfield Methodist Church basement.

Vendor, Craft & Bake Sale

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Mt. Pleasant's Got Talent

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Mt. Pleasant's Got Talent

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Mount Pleasant’s Got Talent is at 7 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20, including a dessert reception at 6 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber Office, at Brown’s or at the door.

Mt. Pleasant's Got Talent

Native Americans Program

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Native Americans Program

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Lee County Historical Society presents “Native American Indians of Hancock and Lee Counties of the 1800s” at 2 pm at the Miller House in Keokuk. This is a free program.

Native Americans Program

SE IA Band

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SE IA Band

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Southeast Iowa Band performs a free concert at 3 pm in the IWC Chapel.

SE IA Band

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Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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

Blood Drive

CL Veterans Day

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CL Veterans Day

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Central Lee Middle School hosts its annual Veterans Day lunch and assembly today. The lunch starts at 11:30 for veterans and their spouse. To reserve a spot, call 835-9510. An assembly will follow at 1 pm and the public is welcome.

CL Veterans Day

Salem Blood Drive

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Salem Blood Drive

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A Salem Community Blood Drive will be held from 3 to 6:30 pm at City Hall. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

Salem Blood Drive

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Lee Co. Vets Fall Outreach

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Lee Co. Vets Fall Outreach

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Lee County Commission of Veterans Affairs holds a Veterans Fall Outreach from 5 to 7 pm at the Keokuk American Legion. Veterans can enjoy camaraderie, learn about veterans, obtain a veterans id card and more. Free food and beverage will be served and all veterans are welcome.

Lee Co. Vets Fall Outreach

Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Technologies holds a blood drive from 2 to 4 pm in the cafeteria. For an appointment, call Joe Alliman at 385-6902.

Veyance Blood Drive

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Mepo Blood Drive

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Mepo Blood Drive

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Mediapolis High School National Honor Society holds a blood drive from 7 am to noon in the high school gym. For an appointment, call Stephanie at 394-3101.

Mepo Blood Drive

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Lincoln School Carnival

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Lincoln School Carnival

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Lincoln School PTA hosts a carnival at the Middle School from 6 to 8 pm. There will be games and a live auction.

Lincoln School Carnival

Mepo High Play

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Mepo High Play

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Mediapolis High School presents “Once Upon a Mattress” at 7 pm in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and are available at the door.

Mepo High Play

NLHS Theater

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NLHS Theater

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New London High School Theater Department presents “Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death” at 7 pm in the High School Auditorium. Cost is $5 per person.

NLHS Theater

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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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.

Senior Coffee & Tea

St. Peter's Luncheon & Bake Sale

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St. Peter's Luncheon & Bake Sale

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ of Franklin holds a holiday bake sale and luncheon at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. The bake sale is from 10 am to 1 pm featuring homemade candies, breads, pies and cookies. The luncheon is from 11 am to 1 pm featuring soups, hot chicken sandwiches, beefburgers, hot dogs, pie, cake and drinks for a freewill donation.

St. Peter's Luncheon & Bake Sale

Starr's Cave Concert

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Starr's Cave Concert

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Starr’s Cave Nature Center presents Radoslav Lorkovic at 7:30 pm. Admission is $10 for adults, $2 for students. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

Starr's Cave Concert

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Bulldog Turkey Chase 5K

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Bulldog Turkey Chase 5K

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Bulldog Turkey Chase 5K Run/Walk has registration at 8 am with the run at 9 at the Mediapolis High School. Anyone who outruns the turkey is entered in the drawing.

Bulldog Turkey Chase 5K

Holiday Vendor Show

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Holiday Vendor Show

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A Holiday Vendor Show benefiting American Cancer Society and Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone will be held at the Salem Community Center from 8 am to 3 pm.

Holiday Vendor Show

Mepo High Play

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Mepo High Play

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Mediapolis High School presents “Once Upon a Mattress” at 7 pm in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and are available at the door.

Mepo High Play

MP Winter Farmers Market

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MP Winter Farmers Market

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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.

MP Winter Farmers Market

Music Under the Water Tower

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Music Under the Water Tower

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Music Under the Water Tower presents Radoslav Lorkovic with John Lake and Jim Viner at 8 pm at the Donnellson American Legion. A suggested donation is $10. Attendees are encouraged to bring drinks and a potluck dish.

Music Under the Water Tower

NL Holiday Bazaar

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NL Holiday Bazaar

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New London Presbyterian Church’s annual Holiday Bazaar starts at 8 am with coffee and rolls. There will be candy and food as well as a soup luncheon with pie and drinks.

NL Holiday Bazaar

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW hosts a catfish and chicken dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinner includes a roll and two sides. Karaoke starts at 7:30 pm.

NL VFW Dinner

NLHS Theater

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NLHS Theater

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New London High School Theater Department presents “Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death” at 7 pm in the High School Auditorium. Cost is $5 per person.

NLHS Theater

Threshers House of Terror

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Threshers House of Terror

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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

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Art Center All Member Show

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Art Center All Member Show

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Art Center of Burlington holds their All Member Show opening reception from 1 to 4 pm. Admission is free.

Art Center All Member Show

Morning Sun Thanksgiving Dinner

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Morning Sun Thanksgiving Dinner

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Morning Sun Community Center hosts a Thanksgiving Dinner is at 11 am at the Morning Sun Community Center. They will serve turkey, ham and sides, root beer floats, caramel apple cider and more by freewill donation.

Morning Sun Thanksgiving Dinner

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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

Polishville Dance

Trenton Community Thanksgiving Worship

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Trenton Community Thanksgiving Worship

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Trenton Churches celebrate the 25th annual Trenton Community Thanksgiving Worship at 6:30 pm at Trenton United Methodist Church. There will be a message and music by musicians. An offering will be taken for local organizations. The event is open and all are welcome. Fellowship and refreshments will follow.

Trenton Community Thanksgiving Worship

TTT Tour of Homes

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TTT Tour of Homes

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The 16th annual TTT Tour of Homes is today from 1 to 5 pm. Four new houses will be decorated for the holidays and Airport Road Vineyard holds a handmade market. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children and can be purchased from a DD member or at the door.

TTT Tour of Homes

Wayland Mennonite Taco Pile-Up

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Wayland Mennonite Taco Pile-Up

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Wayland Mennonite Church has a taco pile-up meal from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Fill a plate with tacos plus fruit and dessert by freewill donation. The youth group fundraiser goes towards the summer convention trip to Kansas City.

Wayland Mennonite Taco Pile-Up

Yarmouth Concert

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Yarmouth Concert

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First Baptist Church of Yarmouth will host a concert with Journey Bound quartet at 6 pm.

Yarmouth Concert

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Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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

Blood Drive

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Winfield Lions Thanksgiving Dinner

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Winfield Lions Thanksgiving Dinner

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Winfield Lions Club serves a Thanksgiving dinner at the Winfield Presbyterian Church from 11:30 am to 1 pm. This is open to the public and is by freewill donation with proceeds supporting area projects. Delivery and carryouts are available. Call 257-6711.

Winfield Lions Thanksgiving Dinner

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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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.

Senior Coffee & Tea

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MP Winter Farmers Market

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MP Winter Farmers Market

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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.

MP Winter Farmers Market

Threshers House of Terror

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Threshers House of Terror

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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

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Hillsboro Singspiration & Soup Supper

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Hillsboro Singspiration & Soup Supper

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Hillsboro Christian Church holds a Singspiration and Soup Supper starting at 6 pm. Everyone is welcome.

Hillsboro Singspiration & Soup Supper