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Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran's Hall.

Bingo

Alanon

Close7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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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.

Alanon

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Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

TOPS #212...

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Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

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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 #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous has a closed meeting tonight at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Alcoholic Anonymous

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MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is from 4 to 6 pm at McMillan Park.

MP Farmers Market

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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A square dance will be held at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm by the Circle 8 Square Dance Club. Tom Manning will be the caller.

Square Dance

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

Immunization Clinics

Close1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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Henry County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 1 to 4 pm.

Immunization Clinics

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MP School Registration

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MP School Registration

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Mt. Pleasant Community School District will be held today from 8 am to 6 pm. ALL grades Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade will register at the High School.

MP School Registration

MP School Registration

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MP School Registration

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Mt Pleasant Community School District registration will be held on Thursday, July 31st from 8:00AM-6:00PM.
ALL grades: Jr Kindergarten thru 12th grade should register at the High School.
Informational letters will be sent out on Friday, July 18th.

MP School Registration

Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

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Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

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An Ice Cream Social will be held from 6 to 8 pm at Oakland Mills Community Church. Entertainment is provided by the Rhythm Rockers, Fiddlin’ Grannie, Bryan Katchay, the Trentonaires and the OMCC Choir. The event benefits the Ladies Aid of Oakland Mills Community Church and is by freewill donation.

Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous has a closed meeting this evening at 5 pm at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church basement.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Art Guild Unveiling

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Art Guild Unveiling

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The Art Center of Burlington has their unveiling of the County Seat Project benches at 4:30 pm. There will be a gallery hop from 5 to 8 pm.

Art Guild Unveiling

CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days starts today. The carnival is open from 1 to 11 pm. Dinner will be served by the Methodist Church at Twin Lakes at 5 pm and the Cardboard Boat Regatta starts at 6.

Crooked Creek Days

First Friday Art Walk

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First Friday Art Walk

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Fairfield’s First Friday Art Walk is from 6 to 10:30 pm in the City Square. Blue Cat Alley performs from 6 to 7:30 and then Bob Dorr and the Blues Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30. There will be a bbq contest with audience judging. There will be food vendors, artist, area non-profit organizations and children’s activities.

First Friday Art Walk

Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action presents “The Jungle Book” at 7 pm in Central Park of Fort Madison. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Lights, Camera, Action

Rock Around the Block

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Rock Around the Block

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Rock Around the Block

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

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 from sunset to 10:30 pm. It is hosted by the Astronomy Club.

Witte Observatory Open

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Opera House serves a breakfast buffet from 7 to 9 am. Adults are $8, children 10 and under are free with an adult.

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

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Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

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Southeast Iowa Blues Society present the Blue Ribbon Blues Fest starting at 4:30 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. It’s an outdoor blues festival with four groups performing. There will also be a beverage garden and food vendors. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 the day of the show.

Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

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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Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whitely Opera House. It benefits Harmony PTO.

Breakfast on Main Street

Cheri Benge Benefit

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Cheri Benge Benefit

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Cheri Benge benefit hog roast and auction will be held from 4 to 8 pm at the Salem Park shelter house. A pork sandwich dinner is $5 starting at 4. The auction starts at 6:30. The benefit is for Benge, who is battling cancer.

Cheri Benge Benefit

Chicken Dinner & Bingo

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Chicken Dinner & Bingo

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The United Methodist Women hosts a chicken dinner and bingo at 5 pm at the Morning Sun Community Center. Fried chicken, potato salad, relishes, desserts and drinks are all by freewill donation.

Chicken Dinner & Bingo

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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Winfield Crooked Creek Days continues today. A pancake breakfast will be served at the Presbyterian Church starting at 7. The 5K Fun Run starts at 7:30. The dog show is at 9, there’s kids games from 9:30 to 11, the parade starts at 10 and the carnival opens at 11. A Vendor Fair is from 11 to 6. The adult co-ed slow pitch softball tournament starts at 11. Lunch is at 11, provided by the Open Bible Church. There’s an adult pizza eating contest at 12:30, a kids pedal pull at 1, the Bill Riley Talent Show at 5 and dinner is served at 5 by the Henry County Cattlemen. The auction begins at 6:30 and there’s a family friendly street dance from 8 to 11.

Crooked Creek Days

Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

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Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

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The Dave Aamodt Run/Walk is today. The 5K and 10K timed event starts at Mediapolis School at 8:30 am. Signup begins at 7:30. Cost is $25.

Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

Holtkamp Auto Open House

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Holtkamp Auto Open House

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Brad Holtkamp Automotive holds an Open House from 10 am to 2 pm at their new facility at 907 East Washington Street. There will be free pancakes, tours and door prizes. KILJ will be broadcasting live!

Holtkamp Auto Open House

Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

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Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

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Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church’s annual garage/bake sale is this weekend. They are at 401 East Washington Friday from 9 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday from to 11:30. These are multi-family donations. Proceeds from the sale benefit the mission work of the United Methodist Women’s group.

Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

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Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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The final performance of the season of the Burlington Municipal Band is tonight starting at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

Burlington Band Performs

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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Winfield Crooked Creek Days wraps up today. There a volleyball tournament at 8 am, a horseshoe tournament at 10, lunch is served by the Henry County Pork Producers at 11 and the carnival opens at 11 too. The tractor pull starts at 11, the car show at 1 and water fights begin at 3. Karaoke is from 3 to 8, the frozen t-shirt contest is at 6 and fireworks start at dusk at Twin Lakes Country Club.

Crooked Creek Days

Off-Road Antique Show

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Off-Road Antique Show

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Bonaparte Main Street’s Off-Road Antique Show is from 1 to 4 pm at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. Appraisal cost is $6 per item or $15 for three. There is a three item limit.

Off-Road Antique Show

Polishville Bazaar

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Polishville Bazaar

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The Polishville Bazaar is from 11 am to 1 pm at the community center in Brighton. They will be serving grilled chicken or pork loin lunches, $8 for adults or $4.50 for children. There will be quilt and cash raffles.

Polishville Bazaar

Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

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Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

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Trenton United Methodist Church hosts an ice cream social from 2 to 4 pm in the Sunrise Room. Homemade ice cream and treats are available by freewill donation. The event is open to the public.

Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

West Point Pancake Breakfats

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West Point Pancake Breakfats

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The American Legion pre-sweet corn festival pancake breakfast is from 8 to 11 am in the West Point City Park.

West Point Pancake Breakfats

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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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

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Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Church holds a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm at the Fellowship Hall. For an appointment, call Jennifer Lehman at 217-8309.

Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth and Home Technologies hosts a blood drive from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Training Center. For an appointment, call Carrie Wymore at 986-4592.

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran's Hall.

Bingo

Alanon

Close7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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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.

Alanon

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Access Energy Meeting

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Access Energy Meeting

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Access Energy Cooperative’s annual Meeting of Members is today at 5 pm at McMillan Park. There will be a free meal at 5 and then a business meeting at 7 pm with a prize drawing to follow. The grand prize is a $250 bill credit.

Access Energy Meeting

Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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A blood drive is from 2 to 6 pm at the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

Blood Drive

Spring Run Ice Cream Social

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Spring Run Ice Cream Social

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Spring Run Church’s Ice Cream Social is run 5 to 7 pm. They will be serving beefburgers, hot chicken sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, pie, cake and homemade ice cream – all by freewill donation. Proceeds go towards mission work.

Spring Run Ice Cream Social

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

TOPS #212...

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Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

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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 #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous has a closed meeting tonight at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five is hosted by Mt. Pleasant Noon Rotary at Garrels Elk Ranch. The event is from 5 to 7 pm and is for Chamber members, employees and guests and is a great time for networking.

Alive After Five

Keosauqua Blood Drive

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Keosauqua Blood Drive

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A blood drive will be held from 3 to 7 pm at the Keosauqua Senior Center. For an appointment, call 800-452-1097.

Keosauqua Blood Drive

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

Immunization Clinics

Close1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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Henry County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 1 to 4 pm.

Immunization Clinics

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Car Cruise-In

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Car Cruise-In

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Advanced Auto Parts hosts a Car Cruise-In from 5 to 8 pm. It is hosted by Heartland Rod and Custom and is for all car owners.

Car Cruise-In

Mepo Blood Drive

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Mepo Blood Drive

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There’s a Mediapolis Community Blood Drive from 7 to 10 am at City Hall in the Community Blood Drive. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

Mepo Blood Drive

Sweet Corn Festival

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Sweet Corn Festival

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The West Point Sweet Corn Festival starts today. The carnival, arts and crafts in the park, free sweet corn and the bbq pork loin dinner all run from 5 to 10 pm. The princess and queen interviews and coronation is at 6. The Holy Trinity drill team performs afterwards and there will be a dj afterwards.

Sweet Corn Festival

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous has a closed meeting this evening at 5 pm at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church basement.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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The Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the downtown shelterhouse.

Farmington Farmers Market

First Friday Art Walk

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First Friday Art Walk

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Fairfield’s First Friday Art Walk is from 6 to 10:30 pm in the City Square. Blue Cat Alley performs from 6 to 7:30 and then Bob Dorr and the Blues Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30. There will be a bbq contest with audience judging. There will be food vendors, artist, area non-profit organizations and children’s activities.

First Friday Art Walk

Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action presents “Surf’s Up” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. Food will be available for purchase.

Lights, Camera, Action

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

Sweet Corn Festival

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Sweet Corn Festival

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The West Point Sweet Corn Festival continues today. The carnival, arts and crafts in the park, free sweet and bbq chicken dinners will be served from 5 to 10 pm. There will be dance performances and LMNOP performs from 7:30 to 10:30 pm.

Sweet Corn Festival

College Conversations Over Coffee

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College Conversations Over Coffee

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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.

College Conversations Over Coffee

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Marine Corps Picnic

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Marine Corps Picnic

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Hamilton-Waters Marine Corps League invites all veterans and their families to the annual picnic. It starts at 3 pm at the 40&8 Park behind Community Field in Burlington. Meat and drinks are furnished, bring a dish to share.

Marine Corps Picnic

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market runs from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

MP Farmers Market

Outdoor Cinema

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Outdoor Cinema

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An Outdoor Cinema will be held in Burlington at the corner of Fifth and Valley Streets at dusk. They will be showing “42-the Jackie Robinson Story.” Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Bring a lawn chair.

Outdoor Cinema

Sweet Corn Festival

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Sweet Corn Festival

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The West Point Sweet Corn Festival continues today. The 5K and 10K race starts at 8 am, a horseshoe doubles tournament starts at 10. Arts and crafts in the park, free sweet corn and bbq dinners will be served from 11 am to 10 pm. Pee wee drag races are at 11 and the carnival runs from noon to midnight. The junior water fights start at 1, the bathtub races at 2:30 and free stage performances feature Madd Hoss Jackson at 7:30 pm.

Sweet Corn Festival

Yarmouth Fun Fest

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Yarmouth Fun Fest

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The Yarmouth Community Fun Fest is today. At 10 am, there is a parade, an antique car and tractor show, a trap shoot and derby and a magic show after the parade. There’s a free carnival from 1:30 to 2:30 at First Baptist Church. At 3 pm there’s a free sanctioned pedal pull and there’s a garden tractor pull from 1 to 4 pm. At 6 pm music will be provided by Highway 99 and then there will be a free fireworks show.

Yarmouth Fun Fest

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Phantom of the Opera

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Phantom of the Opera

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“The Phantom of the Opera” silent film and organ concert starts at 3 pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. For tickets, visit FairfieldACC.com.

Phantom of the Opera

Sweet Corn Festival

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Sweet Corn Festival

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The Sweet Corn Festival wraps up today. BBQ dinners and free sweet corn will be served starting at 11. The carnival runs from 11:30 am to 6 pm. Arts and crafts in the park is from noon to 7. The parade starts at noon and a mini tractor pull starts at 2.

Sweet Corn Festival

Wesley Chapel Service

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Wesley Chapel Service

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Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church has a change in service today. Their 11 am service will meet at 10:30 at Trenton Park for an outdoor service. A picnic will follow.

Wesley Chapel Service

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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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

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Elementary Backpack to School Night

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Elementary Backpack to School Night

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Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have their Backpack to School Night from 5 to 6 pm. Students can bring their backpacks, school supplies and meet their teachers.

Elementary Backpack to School Night

MP Middle School Back to School Night

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MP Middle School Back to School Night

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Mt. Pleasant Middle School Back to School Night is from 5 to 7 pm at the Middle School.

MP Middle School Back to School Night

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran's Hall.

Bingo

Alanon

Close7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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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.

Alanon

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Alzheimer

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Alzheimer

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This is the last day to register for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Workshop to be held on August 27 at the Burlington Public Library. This day-long workshop provides research, education and caring tips for professionals, community members, care partners and those in early-stages of dementia. There will be multiple speakers covering a wide array of topics. This program is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. To register call 800-272-3900.

Alzheimer

FCOC Blood Drive

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FCOC Blood Drive

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Faith Christian Outreach Church holds a blood drive from 2:30 to 6:15 pm in the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call Marcia Ernst at 986-5377.

FCOC Blood Drive

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

TOPS Special Meeting

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TOPS Special Meeting

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TOPS Mt. Pleasant Chapter 212 will have a special meeting today discussing sleep apnea at 5:45 pm in the basement of Lincoln Street Baptist Church.. Guest speaker will be Laura McDonald from Jefferson County Health Center. Guests are welcome.

TOPS Special Meeting

TOPS #212...

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Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

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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 #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous has a closed meeting tonight at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Sperry Ice Cream Social

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Sperry Ice Cream Social

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Sperry Methodist Church’s Ice Cream Social is today, starting at 4:30 pm. They will be serving creamed chicken, beef burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, hot potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, pie, angel food cake, brownies, three flavors of ice cream and drinks.

Sperry Ice Cream Social

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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A square dance will be held from 7:30 to 10 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall by the Circle 8 Square Dancers. Barry Peck will be the caller.

Square Dance

Immunization Clinics

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Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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Henry County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 1 to 4 pm.

Immunization Clinics

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Mepo Back to School Night

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Mepo Back to School Night

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Mediapolis Schools have a back to school night from 5 to 6:30 pm.

Mepo Back to School Night

WACO 7 Grade Orientation

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WACO 7 Grade Orientation

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WACO’s 7th grade orientation is at 7 pm at the High School in Wayland.

WACO 7 Grade Orientation

WACO Elementary Back to School Night

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WACO Elementary Back to School Night

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WACO’s Elementary Back to School Night is at 6 pm at the Elementary in Crawfordsville.

WACO Elementary Back to School Night

Weight Loss Workshop

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Weight Loss Workshop

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A weight loss informational workshop will be held at 5:30 pm in Classroom A2 at HCHC. To RSVP, call diet coach Marsha Laux at 385-6500.

Weight Loss Workshop

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous has a closed meeting this evening at 5 pm at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church basement.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Country Music Jam

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Country Music Jam

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Country Music Jam starts at 6:30 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Vets Hall. Participants can sing or listen. Food will be served and admission is free.

Country Music Jam

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the downtown shelter house.

Farmington Farmers Market

Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action presents “George of the Jungle” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. Food will be available for purchase.

Lights, Camera, Action

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

Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing. It is hosted by the Astronomy Club from sunset to 10:30 pm.

Witte Observatory Open

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Bike Van Buren

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Bike Van Buren

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Bike Van Buren starts with Keosauqua Lions breakfast from 6:30 to 10 am in Keosauqua City Park. Information can be found at villagesofvanburen.com.

Bike Van Buren

Blackledge Benefit Dinner

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Blackledge Benefit Dinner

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A Benefit Dinner for Blackledge Cemetery is from 11 am to 3 pm at the Farmington American Legion. They will be serving pulled pork, potato salad, baked beans a dessert by freewill offering. Carryouts are welcome.

Blackledge Benefit Dinner

Momma Lu's Cruise Night

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Momma Lu's Cruise Night

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Momma Lu’s Cruise Night is in Morning Sun. This fundraiser features a car show and food at the Community Center. Registration is at 4 with the show from 5 to 8.

Momma Lu's Cruise Night

Montrose Watermelon Festival

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Montrose Watermelon Festival

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Montrose Watermelon Festival opens with a noon parade. There will be crafts, garage sales and free watermelon.

Montrose Watermelon Festival

NL Masonic Golf Tournament

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NL Masonic Golf Tournament

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The 29th annual New London Masonic Scholarship Golf Tournament is today at Deerword Golf Club. The two person best shot starts at 8 am. Money raised go to scholarship funds for area students. Non-members and ladies are encouraged to participate. For information, call 367-5028.

NL Masonic Golf Tournament

Symphonic Blast

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Symphonic Blast

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Symphonic Blast is at 7:45 pm at Crapo Park Band Shell in Burlington. Music will be provided by the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra followed by fireworks.

Symphonic Blast

Singles Dance

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Singles Dance

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There is a Singles Dance tonight at the Eagles Club in Fairfield from 7:30 to 11:30. Non-members and married couples are welcome as well. Cover charge is $5 per person. There will be door prizes as well. Music will be provided by Scott.

Singles Dance

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Art Guild of Burlington

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Art Guild of Burlington

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Art Guild of Burlington has an artist reception for Stewart Buck’s “Railroads and Landscapes” from 1 to 4 pm. There will be a Gallery Talk at 2 pm.

Art Guild of Burlington

Bike Van Buren

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Bike Van Buren

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Bike Van Buren will be held today. The Keosauqua Lions serve an all-you-can eat breakfast from 6:30 to 10 am. The family-orientated bike ride will go through the villages.

Bike Van Buren

Bonaparte Back to School Event

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Bonaparte Back to School Event

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Bonaparte United Church holds a Back to School event from 2 to 5 pm at the church. There will be fun and games and school supplies will be given out. This is open for all ages

Bonaparte Back to School Event

Crawfordsville Ice Cream Social

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Crawfordsville Ice Cream Social

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An ice cream social will be held from 6:30 to 8 pm at Crawfordsville’s Water Tower Park. Bring a school supply to donate to WACO Elementary or the ice cream is by freewill donation. There will be fire truck rides, kids games, bean bag toss and water balloons. It is sponsored by Crawfordsville Community Club and Crawfordsville Lions Club.

Crawfordsville Ice Cream Social

Mepo Back to School Blessing

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Mepo Back to School Blessing

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Mediapolis Area Churches annual Back to School Blessing is at Cartwright Park at 5 pm. It will be a potluck dinner, drinks will be provided. There will be a blessing for teachers and students.

Mepo Back to School Blessing

Women's Golf Tournament

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Women's Golf Tournament

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Women’s 4-Person Best Shot Golf Tourney for Luv Ya Like a Sister and WomenMPowering is from 1 to 4 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Country Club and Golf Course.

Women's Golf Tournament

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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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

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Hillsboro Christian Church Concert

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Hillsboro Christian Church Concert

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Hillsboro Christian Church hosts Lowell Mason “the world’s smallest gospel singer” at 7 pm. The concert is open to the public. There is no admission charge, a freewill offering will be received

Hillsboro Christian Church Concert

Mepo Back to School

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Mediapolis Schools are back in session. There will be a 1 pm early dismissal

Mepo Back to School

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran's Hall.

Bingo

Alanon

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First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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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.

Alanon

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Harmony Elementary Open House

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Harmony Elementary Open House

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Harmony Elementary School has an Open House from 5 to 7 pm. All students pre-K through 5th are welcome to tour the building, meet the teachers and drop off school supplies. The Harmony PTO will be serving refreshments

Harmony Elementary Open House

HTC Unpack Your Bookbag Night

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HTC Unpack Your Bookbag Night

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Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary is having an Unpack Your Bookbag Night from 5 to 7 pm so student can bring in their supplies, meet their teacher, check out the classroom and meet classmates.

HTC Unpack Your Bookbag Night

NAMI Meetings

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NAMI Meetings

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The National Alliance of Mental Health hosts a meeting tonight. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of the month 7 pm at United Methodist Church. Meetings are in the basement in Room 109. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Angie Goodpasture at 986-2030.

NAMI Meetings

Pin Pals

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Pin Pals

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Pin Pals Bowling League will meet at 1 pm at Iris Bowling Center.

Pin Pals

VB Co. Hospital Picnic

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VB Co. Hospital Picnic

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Van Buren County Hospitals and Clinics hold a Meet and Greet Picnic from 4 to 6 pm in Keosauqua Park. A light sandwich dinner will be served. The public is invited to meet Administrator/CEO Ray Brownsworth.

VB Co. Hospital Picnic

Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Blood Drive

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

Veyance Blood Drive

TOPS #212...

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Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

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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 #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous has a closed meeting tonight at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Fellowship Cup Meal

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Fellowship Cup Meal

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The Fellowship Cup meal will be hosted by Calvary Baptist Church. The menu includes sloppy joes, chips, baked beans and desserts. Card games will follow.

Fellowship Cup Meal

Harmony Back to School

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Harmony Schools are back in session today for the new school year.

Harmony Back to School

HTC Back to School

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HTC Back to School

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Holy Trinity Catholic is back to school today.

HTC Back to School

New London Back to School

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New London Back to School

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New London Schools are back to school for the 2014-2015 school year. They will have a 2:30 pm dismissal.

New London Back to School

Oakland Mills Cooking Class

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Oakland Mills Cooking Class

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This is the last day to register for Oakland Mills Nature Center’s Outdoor Cooking Class, to be held August 24th at 1 pm. Cost is $10 and includes a sampling of all of the dishes prepared. All ages are welcome with an accompanying adult. Preregistration and fees and due today. There must be a minimum of ten people to have the class.

Oakland Mills Cooking Class

W-MU Back To School

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W-MU Back To School

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Winfield-Mt. Union Schools are back in session today. They will have a 1:50 early dismissal.

W-MU Back To School

Immunization Clinics

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Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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Henry County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 1 to 4 pm.

Immunization Clinics

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Mission Improvable

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Mission Improvable

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Mission Improvable will perform at 7 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The comedy team pretends to be agents and has the audience act as co-agents and perform missions with audience suggestions. This is free and open to the public.

Mission Improvable

Youth Flag Football League

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Youth Flag Football League

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This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Flag Football League. This is for boys and girls from 1st to 6th grade. The program starts in September at the East Lake Soccer Complex. Volunteer coaches are also needed. For information or to register, call the Park and Rec at 385-1475.

Youth Flag Football League

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous has a closed meeting this evening at 5 pm at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church basement.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Sundowners Book Club

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Sundowners Book Club

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The Sundowners Book Club meets tonight from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Sundowners Book Club

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Alzheimers/Dementia Workshop

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Alzheimers/Dementia Workshop

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This is the last day to register for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Workshop to be held on August 27 at the Burlington Public Library. This day-long workshop provides research, education and caring tips for professionals, community members, care partners and those in early-stages of dementia. There will be multiple speakers covering a wide array of topics. This program is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. To register call 800-272-3900.

Alzheimers/Dementia Workshop

Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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

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

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Fire House BBQ Competition

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Fire House BBQ Competition

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The 2nd annual KCBS style Fire House BBQ Competition is today at the Houghton Knights of Columbus building. To enter there is a $50 entry fee. There are four categories plus people’s choice. To pre-register call 931-2998. There will be fire trucks on display for kids. There will be live music. All proceeds going to the Houghton Fire Department.

Fire House BBQ Competition

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW 7641
5:00 to 7:30 PM
Ham steak $10.00
Ribeye steak $14.00
Dinner includes:
Baked potato, salad & dinner roll
Karaoke from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

NL VFW Dinner

Rock for Autism

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Rock for Autism

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The 4th annual Rock for Autism will be held at Press Box. Live music starts at 9 pm featuring Doug Cowan, Quay Thomas Trio, The Treats and Albert’s Ride. Cost is $10 at the door. There will be raffle prizes and a silent auction.

Rock for Autism

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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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

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Henry County Blood Drive

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Henry County Blood Drive

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A Henry County Blood Drive will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm in the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

Henry County Blood Drive

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran's Hall.

Bingo

Alanon

Close7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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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.

Alanon

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MP Library Book Club

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

MP Library Book Club

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

MP Library Book Club

TOPS #212...

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Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

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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 #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous has a closed meeting tonight at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Immunization Clinics

Close1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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Henry County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 1 to 4 pm.

Immunization Clinics

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous has a closed meeting this evening at 5 pm at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church basement.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Salem Old Settlers

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Salem Old Settlers

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Salem Old Settlers starts today. There will be a car show from 5 to 8 pm, a carnival from 5 to 10, a ham and bean supper at the shelter house at 5:30 and Double Play performs from 6 to 9 pm.

Salem Old Settlers

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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Salem Old Settlers

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Salem Old Settlers

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Salem Old Settlers continues today. A pancake breakfast will be served by Salem Fire Department at the Community Center from 6 to 9, a kids fun run starts at 7:30, the adult fun run/walk is at 8, the parade starts at 10:30, the carnival is from 11 am to 10 pm, the pedal pull is at 1, a library silent auction is from 1 to 4:30, Cali Wilson performs at 2, Burnt Grass Band performs at 3, a chicken barbecue dinner will be served at the Shelter House at 5, raffle drawings are from 5:45 to 9 and Amarillo performs from 6 to 9.

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Salem Old Settlers

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Salem Old Settlers

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Salem Old Settlers wraps up today. There will be a Sunday church service in the park at 10 am.

Salem Old Settlers

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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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