Community Calendar

December 7, 2014

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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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Bonapare Cookie/Candy Walk

The annual Bonaparte Historical Society Cookie and Candy Walk will be held starting at 9 am at the Bonaparte Opera House. Proceeds go towards the upkeep of the Auntie Green Museum.

The annual Bonaparte Historical Society Cookie and Candy Walk will be held starting at 9 am at the Bonaparte Opera House. Proceeds go towards the upkeep of the Auntie Green Museum.

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Breakfast on Main Street

Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte, serving breakfast casseroles, coffeecake and a beverage. It is hosted by the Bonaparte Public Library Board.

Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte, serving breakfast casseroles, coffeecake and a beverage. It is hosted by the Bonaparte Public Library Board.

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Calvary Baptist Christmas Cantata

Calvary Baptist Church Adult Choir presents “Three Gifts: Our Christmas Offering.” The Christmas Cantata will be held Saturday at 6:30 pm and Sunday at 3 pm at the church with a dessert reception to follow in the church Fellowship Hall. It is a free event and all are welcome.

Calvary Baptist Church Adult Choir presents “Three Gifts: Our Christmas Offering.” The Christmas Cantata will be held Saturday at 6:30 pm and Sunday at 3 pm at the church with a dessert reception to follow in the church Fellowship Hall. It is a free event and all are welcome.

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Cookie & Candy Walk

A Cookie and Candy Walk will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 am at the Winfield Presbyterian Church.

A Cookie and Candy Walk will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 am at the Winfield Presbyterian Church.

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Donnellson, Carols, Cookies and Cocoa

Donnellson Library co-sponsors “Carols, Cookies and Cocoa.” A fundraiser for the Friends of the Library from 3 to 6 pm at the University Athletic Center in Donnellson. There will be an old fashioned sing along, Santa will be there, Christmas treats, kids activities, a silent auction and door prizes. Tickets are $3 for kids, $6 for adults with a max of $20 per family and can be purchased from Library Board members, at the door, at Pilot Grove in Donnellson or Welch’s Insurance.

Donnellson Library co-sponsors “Carols, Cookies and Cocoa.” A fundraiser for the Friends of the Library from 3 to 6 pm at the University Athletic Center in Donnellson. There will be an old fashioned sing along, Santa will be there, Christmas treats, kids activities, a silent auction and door prizes. Tickets are $3 for kids, $6 for adults with a max of $20 per family and can be purchased from Library Board members, at the door, at Pilot Grove in Donnellson or Welch’s Insurance.

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Festival of Trees

The annual Festival of Trees will be held Friday from 5 to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua. It is hosted by the Lions Club of Van Buren County. Many live trees and decorations will be sold in a silent auction. There will be live entertainment throughout the weekend and refreshments. All proceeds go to Christmas for Kids of Van Buren County.

The annual Festival of Trees will be held Friday from 5 to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua. It is hosted by the Lions Club of Van Buren County. Many live trees and decorations will be sold in a silent auction. There will be live entertainment throughout the weekend and refreshments. All proceeds go to Christmas for Kids of Van Buren County.

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Harmony FFA Xmas Tree Sales

Harmony FFA will be selling Christmas Trees today from 8 am to noon at the Harmony High School.

Harmony FFA will be selling Christmas Trees today from 8 am to noon at the Harmony High School.

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Moose Holiday Bazaar

Women of the Moose holds their annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 am to 2 pm at the Moose Lodge, 108 West Saunders, Mount Pleasant.

Women of the Moose holds their annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 am to 2 pm at the Moose Lodge, 108 West Saunders, Mount Pleasant.

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MP Christian School Christmas Bazaar

Mt. Pleasant Christian School Christmas Bazaar is today. The bazaar and craft show run from 7 am to 2 pm. A student fundraiser breakfast is from 6:30 to 10:30 am and lunch will be available from 11 am to 1 pm. The bake sale also runs from 7 to 2 and the Children’s Christmas Shoppe is from 9 am to 2 pm.

Mt. Pleasant Christian School Christmas Bazaar is today. The bazaar and craft show run from 7 am to 2 pm. A student fundraiser breakfast is from 6:30 to 10:30 am and lunch will be available from 11 am to 1 pm. The bake sale also runs from 7 to 2 and the Children’s Christmas Shoppe is from 9 am to 2 pm.

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MP Festival of Lights

Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

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MP PTA Kids' Christmas

The Mt. Pleasant PTA kids’ Christmas will be held from 8 am to noon in the Van Allen Gym.

The Mt. Pleasant PTA kids’ Christmas will be held from 8 am to noon in the Van Allen 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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Nativity Display

Ainsworth Opera House has a display of more than 2300 nativity sets. It is open Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5.

Ainsworth Opera House has a display of more than 2300 nativity sets. It is open Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5.

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NL Holiday Stroll

The New London Holiday stroll run from 5 to 8 pm. Santa will be present, there will be free wagon rides, a silent auction, food, prizes at the City Office, a raffle for a new snow blower, a magician, face painting and dance classes.

The New London Holiday stroll run from 5 to 8 pm. Santa will be present, there will be free wagon rides, a silent auction, food, prizes at the City Office, a raffle for a new snow blower, a magician, face painting and dance classes.

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Road to Bethlehem

The First Baptist Church of Farmington hosts “Road to Bethlehem” a live outdoor nativity play complete with animals including camels. The Shepherd guided tours last 15 minutes with tours starting every 15 minutes. Indoors there will be crafts for kids, refreshments and a family souvenir photo. The public is invited and this is a free event.

The First Baptist Church of Farmington hosts “Road to Bethlehem” a live outdoor nativity play complete with animals including camels. The Shepherd guided tours last 15 minutes with tours starting every 15 minutes. Indoors there will be crafts for kids, refreshments and a family souvenir photo. The public is invited and this is a free event.

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Calvary Baptist Christmas Cantata

Calvary Baptist Church Adult Choir presents “Three Gifts: Our Christmas Offering.” The Christmas Cantata will be held Saturday at 6:30 pm and Sunday at 3 pm at the church with a dessert reception to follow in the church Fellowship Hall. It is a free event and all are welcome.

Calvary Baptist Church Adult Choir presents “Three Gifts: Our Christmas Offering.” The Christmas Cantata will be held Saturday at 6:30 pm and Sunday at 3 pm at the church with a dessert reception to follow in the church Fellowship Hall. It is a free event and all are welcome.

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Festival of Trees

The annual Festival of Trees will be held Friday from 5 to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua. It is hosted by the Lions Club of Van Buren County. Many live trees and decorations will be sold in a silent auction. There will be live entertainment throughout the weekend and refreshments. All proceeds go to Christmas for Kids of Van Buren County.

The annual Festival of Trees will be held Friday from 5 to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua. It is hosted by the Lions Club of Van Buren County. Many live trees and decorations will be sold in a silent auction. There will be live entertainment throughout the weekend and refreshments. All proceeds go to Christmas for Kids of Van Buren County.

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Harmony Winter Concert

Harmony Schools K-12 Winter Concert starts at 3 pm at Harmony High School.

Harmony Schools K-12 Winter Concert starts at 3 pm at Harmony High School.

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Mepo Cookie Bake Off

Mediapolis Community Youth Group’s Taste of December Cookie Bake Off is from 4 to 6 pm at the Presbyterian Church. Everyone is invited to bring a dozen cookies and enter the bake-off fundraiser. Voting is determined by dollars. Entertainment will be provided by the students.

Mediapolis Community Youth Group’s Taste of December Cookie Bake Off is from 4 to 6 pm at the Presbyterian Church. Everyone is invited to bring a dozen cookies and enter the bake-off fundraiser. Voting is determined by dollars. Entertainment will be provided by the students.

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MP Festival of Lights

Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

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Nativity Display

Ainsworth Opera House has a display of more than 2300 nativity sets. It is open Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5.

Ainsworth Opera House has a display of more than 2300 nativity sets. It is open Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5.

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.