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Flea Market & Craft Show

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Flea Market & Craft Show

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The Betonsport Flea Market and Craft Show is this weekend. For more details call 592-3579.

Flea Market & Craft Show

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Memorial Ride

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Memorial Ride

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The 2nd annual Memorial Ride for the Big Creek Tractor Association starts at 8:28 am at the Menke-Hoyer Auction Building in New London and will feature a scenic ride around the area. Cost is $20 per member. Proceeds go to Dollars for Scholars and the Ride a Tractor Program. For information call 931-3282.

Memorial Ride

Barnabas Memorial Day Concert

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Barnabas Memorial Day Concert

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The St. Barnabas Choir presents their 32nd annual Memorial Day Concert at the Barnabas Church in Montrose. Concerts will be held at both 9 and 11 am with the title “We Remember and Honor.” Breakfast will be served from 7 to 9 am at Joppa Lodge in Montrose by freewill donation. Money raised goes towards Central Lee High School scholarships. Veterans and military personnel at the concerts have an opportunity to introduce themselves.

Barnabas Memorial Day Concert

Wayland Memorial Day Breakfast

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Wayland Memorial Day Breakfast

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Wayland Economic Development Corporation is hosting a Memorial Day breakfast. They will be serving sausage, pancakes, eggs & a drink on May 27th from 6:30 to 9:30am in the Wayland Community Room. A free will donation will be accepted.

Wayland Memorial Day Breakfast

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

MP Aquatic Center Open

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MP Aquatic Center Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Family Aquatic Center opens from 1 to 7 pm. It will be closed this week and will reopen for the season Saturday.

MP Aquatic Center Open

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

MP Library Book Club

1:30 pm -
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...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is open from 4 to 6 pm at the Wright Pavilion in McMillan Park.

MP Farmers Market

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

Climbing Wall

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Climbing Wall

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Starr’s Cave Nature Center’s climbing wall is open from 1 to 4 pm. This outdoor 15-foot wall is open for everyone. Cost is $5 , children must be at least eight and previous experience is not required. Gear and instruction will be provided by Conservation staff.

Climbing Wall

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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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

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Poker Tournament Party

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Poker Tournament Party

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The 1st annual Deadwood Poker Tournament Party will be held at the Deadwood Saloon at the North Village in McMillan Park. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Main Street Office. Enjoy an evening with bandits, bankers, saloon girls, sheriffs, gamblers and more. The fun starts at 6 pm.

Poker Tournament Party

NL 8th Grade Recognition

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NL 8th Grade Recognition

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New London Schools 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony will be held at 10 am in the Charles Lorber Gymnasium.

NL 8th Grade Recognition

Roederer Open House

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Roederer Open House

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An Open House for retiring Mt. Pleasant Superintendent Dr. John Roederer will be held from 3 to 6 pm in the Community Room of the Heatilator Arts and Civic Center. The public is welcome.

Roederer Open House

Salem Citywide Sales

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Salem Citywide Sales

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Salem Citywide sales run Friday from 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm. Maps will be available at Kramer’s Gas Station.

Salem Citywide Sales

Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

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Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

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Denmark Townwide Yard Sales are from 8 am to 5 pm. Maps will be available at local businesses.

Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

Cotillion Club Dance

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Cotillion Club Dance

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A Cotillion Club Dance will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 pm in Tama Event Center in Burlington. Performing will be the Sally Weisenberg Band. Nonmember admission is $10.

Cotillion Club Dance

Relay for Life Yard & Bake Sale

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Relay for Life Yard & Bake Sale

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Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone hosts a yard and bake sale at the Salem Park Shelter House from 8 am to 5 pm. They will also offer breakfast and lunch.

Relay for Life Yard & Bake Sale

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Opera House has their Breakfast Buffet Fundraiser from 7 to 9 am. Cost is $7 and is free for children 10 or younger.

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

Bark for Life DM County

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Bark for Life DM County

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Bark for Life of Des Moines County will have their kickoff lap at 9:15 am around Crapo Park. Laps continue until 11:15. Theme baskets will be raffled off. The event is sponsored by Relay for Life team Purple Paws for the Cause.

Bark for Life DM County

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Fly Me To the Moon

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Fly Me To the Moon

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“Fly Me To the Moon” a tribute to Bart Howard will be performed at the Tama Event Center in Burlington starting at 8 pm. It features renowned singer Joyce Breach. Cost is $30. For reservations call 572-6637.

Fly Me To the Moon

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

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Swedish Pancake Breakfast

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A Swedish Pancake Breakfast will be served from 8 to 11 am at the Swedesburg Parish Hall. The meal consists of Swedish pancakes with ligenberries, potato sausage and homemade rolls.

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

Salem Citywide Sales

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Salem Citywide Sales

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Salem Citywide sales run Friday from 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm. Maps will be available at Kramer’s Gas Station.

Salem Citywide Sales

Starr's Cave Insect Program

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Starr's Cave Insect Program

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Starr’s Cave presents an insect program. It’s a two-hour interactive program for 3 to 4 year olds. Children and a guardian will learn about them and the different types from Naturalist Katherine Brakeville. It will include a craft, story, hike and hands-on activities. It starts at 10 am and wraps up with a picnic lunch at 11:30. Cost is $5 per child. To register call 753-5808.

Starr's Cave Insect Program

MP Aquatic Opens

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MP Aquatic Opens

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The Mt. Pleasant Family Aquatic Center opens for the season today. They are open 1 to 7 pm daily.

MP Aquatic Opens

Legislative Forum

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Legislative Forum

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The Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance hosts the final public forum with area lawmakers for the 2013 session from 8:30 to 10 am at the IWC Chadwick Library. Rep. Dave Heaton and Sen. Rich Taylor will deliver a summary of session accomplishments and will answer questions from the audience. The public is encouraged to attend.

Legislative Forum

Winfield Citywide Sales

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Winfield Citywide Sales

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Winfield Citywide Garage and Yard Sales are today, rain or shine.

Winfield Citywide Sales

Winfield Family Stay Active Day

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Winfield Family Stay Active Day

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Winfield Stay Active is today. Citywide sales start at 8. The free swim at Twin Lakes is from 1 to 4 pm. Big Wheel and Small Bike starts at 3:30 pm and Bike Around Winfield starts at 4. Kids games are at 4:30 with horseshoes, volleyball and a bags tournament starting at 5. Cost is $5. A meal with homemade ice cream will be served at 5:30 and it by freewill donation. Karaoke starts at 8 pm.

Winfield Family Stay Active Day

Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

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Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

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Denmark Townwide Yard Sales are from 8 am to 5 pm. Maps will be available at local businesses.

Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

Burlington Book Sale

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Burlington Book Sale

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Friends of the Burlington Public Library’s Book Sale is from 8 am to 5 pm at the library.

Burlington Book Sale

Burlington Artist Reception

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Burlington Artist Reception

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An Opening Reception for artist Preston Jackson will be from 2 to 4 pm at the Art Center of Burlington. Admission is free and his works will be on display through July 28th.

Burlington Artist Reception

Denmark Heritage Days

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Denmark Heritage Days

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Denmark Heritage Days starts today at Star Park in Denmark. Engine registration is at 7 am. Breakfast will be at the shelter house from 7:30 to 9 am. A parade will be at noon. There will be karaoke throughout the day. Lunch will be at the fire station from 11 to 2. Anvil blastoff is from 11 to 2:15. Silver Steppers are at 1 pm. Kids games start at 1:30, the auction at 2:30 and the Bill Riley Talent Show at 3. Live music by Ned Francis will be from 5:30 to 8:30. A 5K is at 6:30 and movie in the park starts at 8:30.

Denmark Heritage Days

day out for doggies.

12:13 pm - 1:13 pm

day out for doggies.

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Instead of walking your dog in town by themselves, bring them to Mt. Pleasant’s Central Park from 9:00 a.m. to Noon for a day out for doggies. There will be Dog Contests with many categories available and an obstacle course for dogs and their owners to participate in. There will be vendors, photo shoots, free prizes and lots of fun for you and your dog while raising money for Relay for Life. Cost is only $10.00. Becker’s Jewelry has donated a diamond for a Diamond Dig. You may purchase tickets for the Diamond Dig at the event. The fastest time to find the diamond wins. For more info call Cathy at 385-1749 or Cindy or Kim at 385-2216.

day out for doggies.

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Burlington Municipal Band

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Burlington Municipal Band

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Burlington Municipal Band performs a weekly concert at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

Burlington Municipal Band

Denmark Heritage Days

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Denmark Heritage Days

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Denmark Heritage Days starts at 7:30 am at Star Park in Denmark. A free breakfast will be served at the church at 7:30. Custom cars and tractor/gas engines will be on display. A hamball dinner will be served from 11 to 1. Anvil blastoff will be at 11 and 2:15 and a parade will be at noon. Live music will be provided by the Dave Roth Group from 12:30 to 2:30 pm.

Denmark Heritage Days

Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield’s First Fridays Art Walk has the theme this month of International Culture Festival: Celebrating Cultural Diversity. Music, food, culture and dance will be shown. Crafts and items from around the world will be available for purchase. There will be live music and dance performances around the town square. Ethnic foods will be available for purchase. Events run from 6 to 10 pm.

Fairfield First Fridays

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Genealogy Class

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Genealogy Class

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Parkview Home of Wayland hosts a Basic Genealogy Class at 1:30 pm. It is presented by Wilma Evans and is open to the public at no charge. Any questions contact Jerilyn Winga.

Genealogy Class

Cemetery Commission Meeting

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Cemetery Commission Meeting

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The Henry County Pioneer Cemetery Commission meets at 1 pm in the Board of Supervisors Room in the Courthouse. Those interested are welcome to attend.

Cemetery Commission Meeting

Bonaparte Library Kickoff

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Bonaparte Library Kickoff

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The Bonaparte Public Library has a Summer Reading Program Kickoff and Signup today. Ranger John Byrd will be here at 1 pm to visit with the kids. All ages are welcome.

Bonaparte Library Kickoff

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Pilot Grove Ice Cream Social

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Pilot Grove Ice Cream Social

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Pilot Grove’s Ice Cream Socials run from 5:30 to 7 pm. At Packwood it will be at the First Christian Church, Winfield at United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant at Faith Christian Outreach Church and at Fort Madison at Holy Family Parish McAleer Hall. Complimentary roast beef sandwiches and ice cream sundaes will be served.

Pilot Grove Ice Cream Social

Community Band Practice

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Community Band Practice

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Area residents are encouraged to play in the Mt. Pleasant Community Band. A rehearsal will be held at the Middle School Music Room at 7 pm. Please use the double doors at the northeast side of the building. If you do not have an instrument, they can be provided. Any questions, contact Adam Creager at 385-3254.

Community Band Practice

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

HCHC Diabetes Followup Class

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HCHC Diabetes Followup Class

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This is the last day to register for the HCHC Diabetes Education Follow-Up class. It will be conducted tomorrow from 2 to 4 pm in the new Diabetes Education Center. It is open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed the 10-hour diabetes class. Please register by noon today by calling 385-6518.

HCHC Diabetes Followup Class

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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The Christamore House hosts a Tip Night at Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8 pm. They are raising money for off campus and family events.

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five for the Mt. Pleasant Chamber will be held at the Community 1st Credit Union this month. Chamber members, employees and guests are welcome.

Alive After Five

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

MP Rotary BBQ

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MP Rotary BBQ

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The 59th annual Mt. Pleasant Rotary BBQ will be held in the IWC Student Union from 5 to 7 pm. A pork chop or turkey tenderloin dinner will be served with corn, coleslaw and a dinner roll for $8. Children’s turkey dinners are $5. Eat in, carryout or drive up is available.

MP Rotary BBQ

Celebrate Summer Event

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Celebrate Summer Event

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Our Special Kids – a support group for parents of special needs kids, hosts a Celebrate Summer Event at 6:30 pm at the United Through Play playground at the former Saunders School at the corner of Madison and White in Mt. Pleasant. There will be a picnic in the park. Fried chicken, table service and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share and lawn chairs. Meet friends, learn resources and make summer plans. The group is open to all parents and kids, all disabilities, all ages and all towns. For more information, contact Melanie Patton at 931-5648.

Celebrate Summer Event

Pilot Grove Ice Cream Social

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Pilot Grove Ice Cream Social

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Pilot Grove’s Ice Cream Socials run from 5:30 to 7 pm. At Houghton it will be at the Knights of Columbus Hall and in West Point at American Legion Hall. And from 4 to 7 pm at Donnellson in the PGSB Community Room. Complimentary roast beef sandwiches and ice cream sundaes will be served.

Pilot Grove Ice Cream Social

MP Community Band

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MP Community Band

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The Mt. Pleasant Community Band performs their first concert of the 2013 Season. The Concert will be performed at 7 pm at the Mt. Pleasant City Square. The public is encouraged to attend.

MP Community Band

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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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

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Sunnybrook Donut Day

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Sunnybrook Donut Day

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It’s National Donut Day and SunnyBrook Assisted Living is celebrating. They will be at Hy-Vee from 7 to 9 am with free donuts and coffee.

Sunnybrook Donut Day

Winfield Library Conservation Station

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Winfield Library Conservation Station

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The Conservation Station will be visiting the Winfield Public Library from 1 to 4 pm as part of the Summer Reading Program. They will be talking about soil and water in Iowa with interactive hands-on demonstrations. Everyone is invited.

Winfield Library Conservation Station

Strawberry Festival

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Strawberry Festival

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Farmington’s Strawberry Festival starts today. Vendors of collectibles, crafts and antiques will be there. There will also be food booths and games.

Strawberry Festival

Troubadors Perform

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Troubadors Perform

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The Troubadors with special guest Jack Long perform at the Mt. Pleasant Vets Hall from 6:30 to 9 pm. The public is welcome.

Troubadors Perform

Free Fishing Days

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Free Fishing Days

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Free Fishing Days run through Sunday this weekend. Iowa residents can fish anywhere in the state without a license. All regulations still apply.

Free Fishing Days

Senior Olympics Deadline

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Senior Olympics Deadline

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This is the last day to register for Iowa Senior Olympics. The online deadline is 6 pm. To learn more visit iowaseniorolympics.com.

Senior Olympics Deadline

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will run from 5 to 8 pm. Catfish or shrimp dinners with sides are available for $9 for adults with child’s plates available. Carryouts are also available.

Houghton Fish Fry

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Civil War Experience

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Civil War Experience

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A Civil War Experience will be held in downtown Bonaparte from 10 am to 5 pm. It commemorates the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. There will be a horse-drawn wagon, a petting zoo and re-enactors to give insight. The Whiskers Growing Contest will be held at 1 pm.

Civil War Experience

Boy Scout Car Wash

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Boy Scout Car Wash

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A Boy Scout Boundary Water Trip Fundraiser is underway from 9 am to 1 pm. They are hosting a car wash behind the Hy-Vee Gas Station.

Boy Scout Car Wash

Fishing Derby

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Fishing Derby

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Iowa DNR’S Free Fishing Days are underway. Des Moines County Conservation’s annual Fishing Derby will be held at Leaky Pond in Big Hollow Recreation Area. It is a two-hour free event that starts at 9 am. Prizes will be awarded in two age groups. A limited number of fishing rods will be available, bait will provided.

Fishing Derby

ABATE Ride

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ABATE Ride

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ABATE#18 will have their yearly Supporting business Ride today. Riders choose one of 3 businesses to start the ride. Signup starts at 10:30 am, the ride leaves at noon. Price is $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Riders choose 7 stops and end at the Dock in Fort Madison in by 6 pm. End of ride entertainment will feature music and food. The event is rain or shine. For more information, call 572-5733.

ABATE Ride

Strawberry Festival

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Strawberry Festival

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Farmington’s Strawberry Festival continues today. Free strawberries and ice cream will be served from 2 to 4 pm. Crafts, antiques and collectible vendors will be selling their goods. There will also be games and food vendors.

Strawberry Festival

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW serves a dinner tonight. Options include liver and onion or chicken and noodles dinner. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7:30 pm. Cost is $6 and includes two sides.

NL VFW Dinner

Free Fishing Days

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Free Fishing Days

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Free Fishing Days run through Sunday this weekend. Iowa residents can fish anywhere in the state without a license. All regulations still apply.

Free Fishing Days

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

St. Peter's Ice Cream Social

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St. Peter's Ice Cream Social

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An Ice Cream Social will be held from 4 to 6 pm in the Parish Hall at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Franklin. Real homemade ice cream in vanilla, chocolate and maple nut will be served as well as hot chicken and beefburger sandwiches, pie, cake and drinks. Everyone is welcome.

St. Peter's Ice Cream Social

Hill Reunion

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Hill Reunion

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The annual reunion for relatives of John and Bertha Hill family meets at the Wayland Community Center. A picnic begins at noon. A covered dish is requested. All relatives and friends are welcome.

Hill Reunion

Strawberry Festival

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Strawberry Festival

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Farmington’s Strawberry Festival continues today. Free strawberries and ice cream will be served from 2 to 4 pm. Crafts, antiques and collectible vendors will be selling their goods. There will also be games and food vendors. The Kenny Hamberg Memorial Car Show runs from noon to 4 pm. Registration is from 8 am to noon.

Strawberry Festival

Olds UCC Rededication

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Olds UCC Rededication

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Olds United Church of Christ celebrates a Rededication of the building. Worship service is at 10:30 am. The community is welcome. Recent memorials will be dedicated, a lunch will be served and then a redicication ceremony will be held with a social hour to follow.

Olds UCC Rededication

Free Fishing Days

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Free Fishing Days

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Free Fishing Days run through Sunday this weekend. Iowa residents can fish anywhere in the state without a license. All regulations still apply.

Free Fishing Days

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Volunteer Appreciation Reception

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Volunteer Appreciation Reception

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A Volunteer Appreciation Reception will be held from 4:30 to 6 pm in the Oakland Mills Nature Center. This is for anyone who has donated time, materials or money to the Nature Center or to HC Conservation Department in the past. Refreshments will be served. The Conservation Board meeting will follow and is open to the public.

Volunteer Appreciation Reception

Bonaparte Library Pottery Class

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Bonaparte Library Pottery Class

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The Bonaparte Public Library Summer Reading Program will meet at the library today. They will then go to Bonaparte Pottery to listen to a presentation by Marilyn Thomas.

Bonaparte Library Pottery Class

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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 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

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Medicare Choices Community Meeting

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Medicare Choices Community Meeting

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A Medicare Choices Community Meeting will be held at 10 am at the Mt. Pleasant Rec Center. This is a meeting about Medicare, for education only to learn how Medicare works. There will be no sales or specific plan information given. The meeting will be hosted by Jack Swarm, an insurance agent. To RSVP call Swarm at 931-2376.

Medicare Choices Community Meeting

Moose Lodge Bingo

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Moose Lodge Bingo

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It’s Bingo Night at the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge. Bingo starts at 6:30 pm.

Moose Lodge Bingo

Community Band Practice

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Community Band Practice

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Area residents are encouraged to play in the Mt. Pleasant Community Band. A rehearsal will be held at the Middle School Music Room at 7 pm. Please use the double doors at the northeast side of the building. If you do not have an instrument, they can be provided. Any questions, contact Adam Creager at 385-3254.

Community Band Practice

MPHS Grades

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MPHS Grades

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Mt. Pleasant High School second semester grades are available for pickup starting today. Office hours are 8 am to 3:30 pm.

MPHS Grades

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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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

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Bonaparte Reading Road Trip

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Bonaparte Reading Road Trip

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The Bonaparte Library Summer Reading Program today meets at the Opera House at 1 pm. Dan Wardell will provide entertainment for the Reading Road Trip.

Bonaparte Reading Road Trip

Car Cruz-In

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Car Cruz-In

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A Car Cruz-In will be held this weekend at Central Park in Mt. Pleasant from 6 to 9 pm.

Car Cruz-In

Youth Tennis Camp

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Youth Tennis Camp

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This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Tennis Camp. It will be held June 17th-21st in the morning for ages 8 through 14. Campers will learn basic skills and fundamentals with drills and game participation. The camp will be held at the East Lake Tennis Courts. To register, call Park and Rec at 385-1475.

Youth Tennis Camp

College Conversations Over Coffee

8:30 am - 10:00 am

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Fly Van Buren

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Fly Van Buren

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Fly Van Buren runs today. The 13th annual event includes a breakfast at the Keosauqua Municipal Airport from 7 to 10 am. The Keosauqua Lions Club sponsors the all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast. Cost is $7. All pilots are free. There will also be an Ottumwa Radio-Control Flyers demonstration of remote control airplanes. The Indian Hills Aviation Department will also have a jet engine demonstration. You can learn more about a career in aviation. There will also be a Water Balloon Bomb Toss and a Paper Airplane Contest. There is no admission cost and will be activities throughout the day.

Fly Van Buren

All Things Italian Street Festival

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All Things Italian Street Festival

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The 8th annual All Things Italian Street Festival is on the Fairfield square today. There will be music, food, dance, art and activities from 5 to 10 pm. Activities include sidewalk chalk art, lawn bowling, face painting, soccer and arts and crafts. The events are free and open to the public. It will be held rain or shine.

All Things Italian Street Festival

Singles Dance

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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.

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Friendly 4-H Corners Picnic

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Friendly 4-H Corners Picnic

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Friendly 4 Corners, the Lebanon 4-H Club, has their 65th Anniversary Picnic will be held at 12:30 pm in the Roberts Memorial Building of Keosauqua. Meat and drinks will be provided, please bring a covered dish.

Friendly 4-H Corners Picnic

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Bonaparte Library Lectures

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Bonaparte Library Lectures

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The Bonaparte Public Library Summer Reading Program hosts Sarah Horgen from the Natural History Museum. She will be sharing information about archeology. Anyone age 8 to 17 can listen from 1 to 2:30 pm. She will then share a program about the Ice Age with kids age 3 to 7.

Bonaparte Library Lectures

HC Blood Drive

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HC Blood Drive

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Henry County’s Blood Drive will run from 2 to 6:30 pm at the E3 Center Gym on East Washington Street in Mt. Pleasant. For appointments, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

HC Blood Drive

HC Treasurer Office Closed

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HC Treasurer Office Closed

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The Henry County Treasurer’s Office will be closed this morning due to the annual tax sale. The office will be open for business at 1 pm.

HC Treasurer Office Closed

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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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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

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Taste of History

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Taste of History

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Bonaparte Main Street hosts their annual Taste of History at the Whiteley Opera House. The three course dinner theater starts at 6 pm. Locals present living history in first person from the 1860’s. Tables will be decorated in that theme. Tickets are $20. Reservations are required by calling 592-3400.

Taste of History

Community Band Practice

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Community Band Practice

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Area residents are encouraged to play in the Mt. Pleasant Community Band. A rehearsal will be held at the Middle School Music Room at 7 pm. Please use the double doors at the northeast side of the building. If you do not have an instrument, they can be provided. Any questions, contact Adam Creager at 385-3254.

Community Band Practice

Lebanon Ice Cream Social

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Lebanon Ice Cream Social

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An ice cream social will be held at the Lebanon United Methodist Church starting at 5 pm. They will be serving homemade ice cream with pie and cake.

Lebanon Ice Cream Social

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Sorensen Artists Reception

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Sorensen Artists Reception

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An Artists Reception for Sara Sorensen will be held in the Art Gallery in the P.E.O. Building on the IWC Campus from 4 to 6 pm. The public is welcome.

Sorensen Artists Reception

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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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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

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

HC Blood Drive

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HC Blood Drive

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Henry County’s Blood Drive will run from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the E3 Center Gym on East Washington Street in Mt. Pleasant. For appointments, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

HC Blood Drive

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Downtown Dash

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Downtown Dash

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The Rec Center’s Downtown Dash is today. The 5K Fun Run starts at 8:30 am.

Downtown Dash

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Community Band Practice

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Community Band Practice

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Area residents are encouraged to play in the Mt. Pleasant Community Band. A rehearsal will be held at the Middle School Music Room at 7 pm. Please use the double doors at the northeast side of the building. If you do not have an instrument, they can be provided. Any questions, contact Adam Creager at 385-3254.

Community Band Practice

MP Library Book Club

1:30 pm -
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...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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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

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

HC Republicans Hog Roast

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HC Republicans Hog Roast

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The Henry County Republicans 31st annual Hog Roast Fundraiser starts at 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling 201-1117.

HC Republicans Hog Roast

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Unveiling Art Show

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Unveiling Art Show

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An Unveiling Art Show will run from 2 to 4 pm in the Howe Student Union at IWC. An original watercolor featuring historic downtown created by artist Susan Johnston will be accepting silent bids. Signed prints are available for $30. Framing options from Main Street Frame and Art will also be there.

Unveiling Art Show

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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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