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Events in May 2014

  • May 1, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Swimming Registration Starts

    Walk-in registration is now open for Summer Swimming Lessons. You can find more information at www.cityofmountpleasantiowa.org or by calling Park and Rec at 385-1475.

    Walk-in registration is now open for Summer Swimming Lessons. You can find more information at www.cityofmountpleasantiowa.org or by calling Park and Rec at 385-1475.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • May 2, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Donnellson Italian Night

    Italian Night runs from 5 to 7 pm at the Donnellson American Legion Hall. They are serving vegetable and meatball marinara and pasta e fagioli, salad, dessert and drinks by freewill donation. It benefits the new Donnellson Public Library.

    Italian Night runs from 5 to 7 pm at the Donnellson American Legion Hall. They are serving vegetable and meatball marinara and pasta e fagioli, salad, dessert and drinks by freewill donation. It benefits the new Donnellson Public Library.

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    First Fridays Art Walk

    First Fridays Art Walk in Fairfield has the theme of “Homegrown” and features local artists, musicians, photographers and filmmakers. It runs from 6 to 9 pm in galleries and businesses on and around the Fairfield town square.

    First Fridays Art Walk in Fairfield has the theme of “Homegrown” and features local artists, musicians, photographers and filmmakers. It runs from 6 to 9 pm in galleries and businesses on and around the Fairfield town square.

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    Fish Friy

    Houghton Knights of Columbus fish fry from 5 to 8 pm. Carry outs welcome.

    Houghton Knights of Columbus fish fry from 5 to 8 pm. Carry outs welcome.

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    Iowa Wesleyan College announces Commencement events

    8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Senior Art Exhibition in the P.E.O. Building Art Gallery.
    4-4:30 p.m. – Extended Learning Reception in the Howe Student Activity Center
    5 -7 p.m. – Graduation Celebration, supper buffet for members of the Class of 2014 and their families hosted by President Steve & Sara Titus (Campus Lawn)
    7 p.m. - Nurse Pinning Ceremony (Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium)

    8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Senior Art Exhibition in the P.E.O. Building Art Gallery.
    4-4:30 p.m. – Extended Learning Reception in the Howe Student Activity Center
    5 -7 p.m. – Graduation Celebration, supper buffet for members of the Class of 2014 and their families hosted by President Steve & Sara Titus (Campus Lawn)
    7 p.m. - Nurse Pinning Ceremony (Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium)

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    Mepo Citywide Sales

    Mediapolis City-wide Sales will be held today. There will be over 50 locations. Some places will be selling drinks, baked good and grilled food. Maps will be available at participating businesses. Rain or shine.

    Mediapolis City-wide Sales will be held today. There will be over 50 locations. Some places will be selling drinks, baked good and grilled food. Maps will be available at participating businesses. Rain or shine.

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    Oklahoma!

    Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” at 8 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

    Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” at 8 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

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    Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk

    North Lee County Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk is at Rodeo Park in Fort Madison. Registration starts at 5:15 pm, with the event starting at 6:30 pm.

    North Lee County Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk is at Rodeo Park in Fort Madison. Registration starts at 5:15 pm, with the event starting at 6:30 pm.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

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    Spy School

    Danville High School presents the comedy-satire “Spy School” at 7:30 pm in the junior high school gym. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students.

    Danville High School presents the comedy-satire “Spy School” at 7:30 pm in the junior high school gym. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students.

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    Sunset Stroll and S'Mores

    Sunset Stroll and S’Mores is at the Heron Bend Conservation Area of Montrose. The free events runs from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.

    Sunset Stroll and S’Mores is at the Heron Bend Conservation Area of Montrose. The free events runs from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.

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    Witte Observatory Open

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Outdoor Recreation Area is open for public viewing by the Astronomy Club. Weather permitting it will be open from sunset to 10:30 pm.

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Outdoor Recreation Area is open for public viewing by the Astronomy Club. Weather permitting it will be open from sunset to 10:30 pm.

  • May 3, 2014

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    Big Hollow Wilderness Run

    The Big Hollow Wilderness Run starts at 9 am at the Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry. Sign-in starts at 8 am. Cost is $20.

    The Big Hollow Wilderness Run starts at 9 am at the Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry. Sign-in starts at 8 am. Cost is $20.

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    Breakfast on Main Street

    Breakfast on Main Street runs from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. It benefits the Fourth of July Committee.

    Breakfast on Main Street runs from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. It benefits the Fourth of July Committee.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    DM Co Plant Sale

    Des Moines County Master Gardeners annual plant sale is from 8 am to 2 pm at the Troute farm in Burlington. There will be demonstrations and door prizes.

    Des Moines County Master Gardeners annual plant sale is from 8 am to 2 pm at the Troute farm in Burlington. There will be demonstrations and door prizes.

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    Dueling Pianos

    Dueling Pianos, hosted by the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance, starts at 7 pm at the Airport Road Vineyard. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the Chamber Alliance and Hy-Vee.

    Dueling Pianos, hosted by the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance, starts at 7 pm at the Airport Road Vineyard. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the Chamber Alliance and Hy-Vee.

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    Fun Writing Workshop

    The Friends of the Salem Crew Public Library are sponsoring a Writing Workshop on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the library. The subject will be how to write the Six-Word Memoir and More. Designed for aspiring and experienced writers of all ages, the workshop is a fun and easy way to find new things to write about.

    Everyone is welcome. All materials will be provided by the workshop presenter, former Salem Elementary teacher, Karen Osborne.

    The Friends of the Salem Crew Public Library are sponsoring a Writing Workshop on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the library. The subject will be how to write the Six-Word Memoir and More. Designed for aspiring and experienced writers of all ages, the workshop is a fun and easy way to find new things to write about.

    Everyone is welcome. All materials will be provided by the workshop presenter, former Salem Elementary teacher, Karen Osborne.

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    Iowa Wesleyan College Commencement events

    10:30 a.m. – Baccalaureate Service in the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium. Rev. Michael L. Morgan of the First United Methodist Church in Marion, Iowa will give the address.
    11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. – Graduation Lunch Buffet in the Student Union Dining Hall. No reservation needed. $10 adults; $5 children under 10.
    1:30 p.m. - Commencement in Ruble Arena in the Howe Student Activity Center. IWC President Steven Titus will present the 2014 Commencement address. KILJ will carry the ceremonies live. A reception will be held on the central campus lawn following Commencement.

    10:30 a.m. – Baccalaureate Service in the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium. Rev. Michael L. Morgan of the First United Methodist Church in Marion, Iowa will give the address.
    11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. – Graduation Lunch Buffet in the Student Union Dining Hall. No reservation needed. $10 adults; $5 children under 10.
    1:30 p.m. - Commencement in Ruble Arena in the Howe Student Activity Center. IWC President Steven Titus will present the 2014 Commencement address. KILJ will carry the ceremonies live. A reception will be held on the central campus lawn following Commencement.

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    Louisa Co Plant Sale

    Louisa County Master Gardeners annual Plant Sale starts at 8 am at the Heritage Center in Wapello. The sale includes baked goods and plants.

    Louisa County Master Gardeners annual Plant Sale starts at 8 am at the Heritage Center in Wapello. The sale includes baked goods and plants.

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    Louisa County Master Gardener Plant Sale

    The Louisa County Master Gardeners will hold their annual plant sale starting at 8:00 a.m., at the Heritage Center on Highway 61 in Wapello. The sale will be at the south end of the building so watch for signs. The MG’s will be happy to accept donations of plants, gardening tools, pots, etc. from non-members too.

    The Louisa County Master Gardeners will hold their annual plant sale starting at 8:00 a.m., at the Heritage Center on Highway 61 in Wapello. The sale will be at the south end of the building so watch for signs. The MG’s will be happy to accept donations of plants, gardening tools, pots, etc. from non-members too.

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    Mepo Citywide Sales

    Mediapolis City-wide Sales will be held today. There will be over 50 locations. Some places will be selling drinks, baked good and grilled food. Maps will be available at participating businesses. Rain or shine.

    Mediapolis City-wide Sales will be held today. There will be over 50 locations. Some places will be selling drinks, baked good and grilled food. Maps will be available at participating businesses. Rain or shine.

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    Mepo Dessert Bar

    Mediapolis Friends of the Library Dessert Bar runs from 11 am to 1 pm. This is a fundraiser for children’s programs and is a freewill offering program.

    Mediapolis Friends of the Library Dessert Bar runs from 11 am to 1 pm. This is a fundraiser for children’s programs and is a freewill offering program.

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    New London Fire Department Spagetti Dinner

    New London Fire and Rescue Spaghetti Dinner serving from 3-7 pm at the fire station for a free will donation.

    New London Fire and Rescue Spaghetti Dinner serving from 3-7 pm at the fire station for a free will donation.

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    NL Citywide Sales

    New London Citywide Garage Sales start at 8 am. Participating will be the New London Presbyterian Church. They are serving coffee and rolls at 8 am. Rummage items will be for sale. They will be serving sandwiches, sides and dessert.

    New London Citywide Garage Sales start at 8 am. Participating will be the New London Presbyterian Church. They are serving coffee and rolls at 8 am. Rummage items will be for sale. They will be serving sandwiches, sides and dessert.

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    Oklahoma!

    Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” with performances at 8 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

    Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” with performances at 8 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

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    Spy School

    Danville High School presents the comedy-satire “Spy School” at 7:30 pm in the junior high school gym. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students.

    Danville High School presents the comedy-satire “Spy School” at 7:30 pm in the junior high school gym. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students.

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    Trash Pickup along Mt. Pleasant Streets

    Everyone is invited to join the Wayland State Bank Community Pride project. Meet at the Mt. Pleasant bank location at 9 am to help pick up trash along Mt. Pleasant streets. Garbage bag, gloves and maps will be provided.

    Everyone is invited to join the Wayland State Bank Community Pride project. Meet at the Mt. Pleasant bank location at 9 am to help pick up trash along Mt. Pleasant streets. Garbage bag, gloves and maps will be provided.

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    Witte Observatory Open

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Outdoor Recreation Area is open for public viewing by the Astronomy Club. Weather permitting it will be open from sunset to 10:30 pm.

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Outdoor Recreation Area is open for public viewing by the Astronomy Club. Weather permitting it will be open from sunset to 10:30 pm.

  • May 4, 2014

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    Alzheimer's Flag Football

    Blondes Vs. Brunettes Flag Football Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Association starts at 2 pm at Burlington Regional Rec Plex.

    Blondes Vs. Brunettes Flag Football Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Association starts at 2 pm at Burlington Regional Rec Plex.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Colors of Cancer Run/Walk

    The 2nd Annual 5K Colors of Cancer Run/Walk will be held at East Lake Park, Mt. Pleasant. Registration will begin at 1:30pm at East Shelter House. The race will begin at 3:00pm. Participants will walk or run through a burst of various colors representing the colors of cancer, wearing a white event shirt or a white shirt of your choice. A limited number of event shirts will be available for purchase at the event. The colored dust is a food grade powder and safe for human consumption, but please wear something to protect your eyes. Will be held rain or shine. Registration is $20 per person.

    The 2nd Annual 5K Colors of Cancer Run/Walk will be held at East Lake Park, Mt. Pleasant. Registration will begin at 1:30pm at East Shelter House. The race will begin at 3:00pm. Participants will walk or run through a burst of various colors representing the colors of cancer, wearing a white event shirt or a white shirt of your choice. A limited number of event shirts will be available for purchase at the event. The colored dust is a food grade powder and safe for human consumption, but please wear something to protect your eyes. Will be held rain or shine. Registration is $20 per person.

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    Epic Iowa Roadtrip

    Epic Iowa Roadtrip is from 8:15 to 9:30 am at the Burlington RecPlex. The public is invited to stop in, pick up a new Iowa Travel Guide and learn about travel and tourism.

    Epic Iowa Roadtrip is from 8:15 to 9:30 am at the Burlington RecPlex. The public is invited to stop in, pick up a new Iowa Travel Guide and learn about travel and tourism.

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    Oklahoma!

    Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” at 2 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

    Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” at 2 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

  • May 5, 2014

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    Another MP Strategic Planning Info Meeting

    The Mt. Pleasant Community School District will host a discussion on strategic planning at 7 pm in the second floor meeting room of the Mt. Pleasant Public library/Civic Center.

    The Mt. Pleasant Community School District will host a discussion on strategic planning at 7 pm in the second floor meeting room of the Mt. Pleasant Public library/Civic Center.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Pioneer Cemetery Commission Meeting

    The Henry County Pioneer Cemetery Commission will meet at 1:00 in the 2nd floor meeting room at the Henry County Courthouse. All those interested in the Pioneer Cemeteries of Henry County are welcome to attend.

    The Henry County Pioneer Cemetery Commission will meet at 1:00 in the 2nd floor meeting room at the Henry County Courthouse. All those interested in the Pioneer Cemeteries of Henry County are welcome to attend.

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    BINGO at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran’s Hall every Monday night at 6:30 pm. Each game is sold separately. Play as much or as little as you want. The public is welcome.

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

    District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

    District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

  • May 6, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Last MP Strategic Plan Info Meeting

    The Mt. Pleasant Community School District will host a discussion on strategic planning at 7 pm in the second floor meeting room of the Mt. Pleasant Public library/Civic Center.

    The Mt. Pleasant Community School District will host a discussion on strategic planning at 7 pm in the second floor meeting room of the Mt. Pleasant Public library/Civic Center.

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    Meeting for Parents of 5th Graders

    The Mt. Pleasant Community Middle School will host a meeting for parents of current 5th graders at 6:30 pm in the Middle School Cafeteria. This meeting will address the transition from 5th to 6th grade.

    The Mt. Pleasant Community Middle School will host a meeting for parents of current 5th graders at 6:30 pm in the Middle School Cafeteria. This meeting will address the transition from 5th to 6th grade.

    TOPS #212...

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

    TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

    TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • May 7, 2014

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    Blood Drive in New London

    The New London Lions Club will host a community blood drive from 1-6 pm a the New London Community Hall.

    The New London Lions Club will host a community blood drive from 1-6 pm a the New London Community Hall.

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    Bonaparte Pancake Supper

    Bonaparte United Methodist Church holds a fundraiser Pancake Supper from 5 to 7 pm at the Bonaparte Opera House. It is a fundraiser for Imagine No Malaria. The meal is by freewill donation.

    Bonaparte United Methodist Church holds a fundraiser Pancake Supper from 5 to 7 pm at the Bonaparte Opera House. It is a fundraiser for Imagine No Malaria. The meal is by freewill donation.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Square Dance

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

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

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    Square Dance

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

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

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    Strategic Plan Meeting

    A Strategic Planning Meeting will be held at 7 pm at Salem Elementary School. The community is encouraged to attend to discuss the Mt. Pleasant School District 5-year strategic plan.

    A Strategic Planning Meeting will be held at 7 pm at Salem Elementary School. The community is encouraged to attend to discuss the Mt. Pleasant School District 5-year strategic plan.

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • May 8, 2014

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    Car Cruise-In

    Heartland Road and Custom Car Cruise-In is from 5 to 8 pm at Advance Auto Parts. It is a family friendly event for hot rods, classic and muscle cars.

    Heartland Road and Custom Car Cruise-In is from 5 to 8 pm at Advance Auto Parts. It is a family friendly event for hot rods, classic and muscle cars.

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    Chihee Hwang

    The Sondheim Chamber Music Spotlight Series wraps up the season tonight with piano dup Chihee Hwang and Agnes Wan. They perform at 7:30 pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Tickets are $15 for zone 1, $12 for zone 2 and $5 for youth. For tickets, call 641-472-2787 or visit fairfieldacc.com.

    The Sondheim Chamber Music Spotlight Series wraps up the season tonight with piano duo Chihee Hwang and Agnes Wan. They perform at 7:30 pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Tickets are $15 for zone 1, $12 for zone 2 and $5 for youth. For tickets, call 641-472-2787 or visit fairfieldacc.com.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Keosauqua Blood Drive

    American Red Cross hosts a blood drive at the United Methodist Church of Keosauqua from noon to 6 pm. For an appointment, call Guelda Cronk at 293-3167.

    American Red Cross hosts a blood drive at the United Methodist Church of Keosauqua from noon to 6 pm. For an appointment, call Guelda Cronk at 293-3167.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • May 9, 2014

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    Car Cruz

    Car Cruise-Ins start for the season tonight. It runs from 5 to 9 pm in downtown Mt. Pleasant.

    Car Cruise-Ins start for the season tonight. It runs from 5 to 9 pm in downtown Mt. Pleasant.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Donnellson Chicken Dinner

    The Donnellson American Legion hosts their annual Chicken Dinner tonight from5:30 to 7:30 pm. The meal includes one quarter chicken, two sides, and a beverage. Desserts and carryouts are available.

    The Donnellson American Legion hosts their annual Chicken Dinner tonight from5:30 to 7:30 pm. The meal includes one quarter chicken, two sides, and a beverage. Desserts and carryouts are available.

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    HTC Carnvial

    Holy Trinity Elementary Carnival is from 5 to 8 pm at the West Point school’s gym. There will be a cake walk, booths, a dunk tank, raffle and more. Food will be available for purchase.

    Holy Trinity Elementary Carnival is from 5 to 8 pm at the West Point school’s gym. There will be a cake walk, booths, a dunk tank, raffle and more. Food will be available for purchase.

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    Mission Trip Bake Sale

    An Ethiopia Mission Trip hosts a Bake Sale at Hy-Vee Drug Town. It stats around 4 pm today.

    An Ethiopia Mission Trip hosts a Bake Sale at Hy-Vee Drug Town. It stats around 4 pm today.

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    Quilts and Needleworks of Louisa County Show

    Louisa County Historical Society of Wapello hosts a “Quilts and Needleworks of Louisa County Show” from 1 to 4 pm with special programs. There is an admission charge.

    Louisa County Historical Society of Wapello hosts a “Quilts and Needleworks of Louisa County Show” from 1 to 4 pm with special programs. There is an admission charge.

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    Rummage Sale

    The Pioneer Historical Society Museum hosts a Rummage Sale Friday from 8 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm at the Farmington Community Center. Items include quilts and pews from the First Congregational Church. Lunch will be served from 11 am to 2 pm.

    The Pioneer Historical Society Museum hosts a Rummage Sale Friday from 8 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm at the Farmington Community Center. Items include quilts and pews from the First Congregational Church. Lunch will be served from 11 am to 2 pm.

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    SCC Animation Showcase

    SCC Animation Showcase starts at 7 pm at the Burlington Capitol Theater. Screening and awards will be held then with guest speakers starting at 8:15. Donations are welcome.

    SCC Animation Showcase starts at 7 pm at the Burlington Capitol Theater. Screening and awards will be held then with guest speakers starting at 8:15. Donations are welcome.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

    College Conversations Over Coffee

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

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

  • May 10, 2014

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    Bake Sale

    Pink Box Confections is having a bake sale today to support Share Our Strength-No Kid Hungry. The program supports efforts to end childhood hunger in the US. The Bake Sale is from 9 am to 2 pm at the business, 404 East Harlan.

    Pink Box Confections is having a bake sale today to support Share Our Strength-No Kid Hungry. The program supports efforts to end childhood hunger in the US. The Bake Sale is from 9 am to 2 pm at the business, 404 East Harlan.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Fifth of Showcase

    A Fifth of Showcase will be held at 7:30 pm at the Columbus High School Auditorium. There will be song, dance, readings and improve comedy performances. Admission is by freewill donation to benefit the high school debate/forensics team.

    `A Fifth of Showcase will be held at 7:30 pm at the Columbus High School Auditorium. There will be song, dance, readings and improve comedy performances. Admission is by freewill donation to benefit the high school debate/forensics team.

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    Mepo FFA Plant Sale

    Mediapolis FFA Plant Sale is from 8 am to 4 pm at the greenhouse behind Mediapolis High School.

    Mediapolis FFA Plant Sale is from 8 am to 4 pm at the greenhouse behind Mediapolis High School.

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    Peppy Pals 5K

    Huron Peppy Pals 4-H Club 5K Run/Walk has registration opening at 7 am at Cartwright Park in Mediapolis. Cost is $25 and benefits the Battered Women’s Shelter.

    Huron Peppy Pals 4-H Club 5K Run/Walk has registration opening at 7 am at Cartwright Park in Mediapolis. Cost is $25 and benefits the Battered Women’s Shelter.

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    Quilts and Needleworks of Louisa County Show

    Louisa County Historical Society of Wapello hosts “Quilts and Needleworks of Louisa County.” It runs from 9 am to 3 pm and features special programs including a presentation from Mike Zahs. Lunch will be served today. An admission will be charged.

    Louisa County Historical Society of Wapello hosts “Quilts and Needleworks of Louisa County.” It runs from 9 am to 3 pm and features special programs including a presentation from Mike Zahs. Lunch will be served today. An admission will be charged.

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    Rummage Sale

    The Pioneer Historical Society Museum hosts a Rummage Sale Friday from 8 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm at the Farmington Community Center. Items include quilts and pews from the First Congregational Church. Lunch will be served from 11 am to 2 pm.

    The Pioneer Historical Society Museum hosts a Rummage Sale Friday from 8 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm at the Farmington Community Center. Items include quilts and pews from the First Congregational Church. Lunch will be served from 11 am to 2 pm.

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    Shop for Mom

    The Relay for Life Team, No One Walks Alone, will have a Mother’s Day Gift Sale from 8 am to 2 pm at Kramer’s Gas in Salem. Shop for Mom! There will be gifts, gift baskets, and cut flowers and plants.

    The Relay for Life Team, No One Walks Alone, will have a Mother’s Day Gift Sale from 8 am to 2 pm at Kramer’s Gas in Salem. Shop for Mom! There will be gifts, gift baskets, and cut flowers and plants.

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    Songbird Banding Demonstration

    Friends of Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge host a songbird banding demonstration from 7 to 11 am in Wapello. No registration is required.

    Friends of Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge host a songbird banding demonstration from 7 to 11 am in Wapello. No registration is required.

  • May 11, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Mother's Day Fundraiser

    Mother’s Day Breakfast Fundraiser runs from 7 to 10 am at Aggie’s on the Square in West Point.

    Mother’s Day Breakfast Fundraiser runs from 7 to 10 am at Aggie’s on the Square in West Point.

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    Stone House Open House

    The Stone House Community Center in Bonaparte hosts an Open House with refreshments and music to celebrate the renovation of the 1850s historic building. It is open from 2 to 4 pm.

    The Stone House Community Center in Bonaparte hosts an Open House with refreshments and music to celebrate the renovation of the 1850s historic building. It is open from 2 to 4 pm.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

  • May 12, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    HC Conservation Board Meeting

    The Henry County Conservation Board meets at 6 pm in the Conservation Board Meeting Room at Oakland Mills. The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.

    The Henry County Conservation Board meets at 6 pm in the Conservation Board Meeting Room at Oakland Mills. The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    BINGO at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran’s Hall every Monday night at 6:30 pm. Each game is sold separately. Play as much or as little as you want. The public is welcome.

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

    District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

    District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

  • May 13, 2014

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    Blood Drive

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

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

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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

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

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    Tolson Open House

    Tolson Community Action Center Open House is from 10 am to 1 pm.

    Tolson Community Action Center Open House is from 10 am to 1 pm.

    TOPS #212...

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

    TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

    TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • May 14, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Exploring History in the Cemetery

    SCC Spring History Classes tonight focus on “Exploring History in the Cemetery.” Session 1 will be held in the SCC Mt. Pleasant classroom and is devoted to the organization, marker styles and symbolism. Local cemeteries will be discusses with a focus on veterans. Session 2 features a walking tour of the Forest Home Cemetery. Pat White and Dave and Mona Gates are the instructors. It will be held from 6 to 8 pm and is $25.

    SCC Spring History Classes tonight focus on “Exploring History in the Cemetery.” Session 1 will be held in the SCC Mt. Pleasant classroom and is devoted to the organization, marker styles and symbolism. Local cemeteries will be discusses with a focus on veterans. Session 2 features a walking tour of the Forest Home Cemetery. Pat White and Dave and Mona Gates are the instructors. It will be held from 6 to 8 pm and is $25.

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    HTC Spring Band Concert

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Spring Band Concert starts at 7 pm in the Jr/Sr High Gym.

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Spring Band Concert starts at 7 pm in the Jr/Sr High Gym.

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    Mepo Baccalaureate

    Mediapolis’ Baccalaureate will be held at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

    Mediapolis’ Baccalaureate will be held at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

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    Next Lunch and Learn

    The Henry County Health Center Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department’s support group will hold a “Lunch and Learn” at 12:00 Noon in the Health Education Center at Henry County Health Center. The topic will be Stress Management. Lunch will be provided. Anyone with concerns about heart or lung disease is welcome to attend.

    The Henry County Health Center Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department’s support group will hold a “Lunch and Learn” at 12:00 Noon in the Health Education Center at Henry County Health Center. The topic will be Stress Management. Lunch will be provided. Anyone with concerns about heart or lung disease is welcome to attend.

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    Olds Lions Tip Night

    The Olds Lions Club hosts a Tip Night at Pizza Ranch tonight from 5 to 8 pm. All tips and a portion of the proceeds to towards charities and organizations that the club supports.

    The Olds Lions Club hosts a Tip Night at Pizza Ranch tonight from 5 to 8 pm. All tips and a portion of the proceeds to towards charities and organizations that the club supports.

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    WACO Baccalaureate

    WACO’s Baccalaureate starts at 7 pm at the High School Main Gym.

    WACO’s Baccalaureate starts at 7 pm at the High School Main Gym.

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • May 15, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

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    Mepo PreK Graduation

    Mediapolis PreK Graduation starts at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium.

    Mediapolis PreK Graduation starts at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

    Sundowners Book Club

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

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

  • May 16, 2014

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    CJ Farmers Market

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

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

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

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    The Odd Couple

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

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    WACO Preschool Graduation

    WACO Preschool Graduation starts at 6:30 pm at the EL Gym.

    WACO Preschool Graduation starts at 6:30 pm at the EL Gym.

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    Wine to Support Scouting

    The 1st annual Wine to Support Scouting starts at 6 pm at Airport Road Vineyard. There will be wine, appetizers, live music and both silent and live auctions. Bill Heller performs. Tickets are $30 each or $50 for couples. Each ticket includes a keepsake wine glass and glass of wine. Money raised supports area youth in the scouting program.

    `The 1st annual Wine to Support Scouting starts at 6 pm at Airport Road Vineyard. There will be wine, appetizers, live music and both silent and live auctions. Bill Heller performs. Tickets are $30 each or $50 for couples. Each ticket includes a keepsake wine glass and glass of wine. Money raised supports area youth in the scouting program.

  • May 17, 2014

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    Annual Plant Sale

    Mt. Pleasant Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale 9 am at McMillan Park in Wright Pavilion.

    Mt. Pleasant Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale 9 am at McMillan Park in Wright Pavilion.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

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    Lincoln Book & Bake Sale

    A Book and Bake Sale fundraiser for Lincoln Elementary will be held from 8 am to noon at Lincoln Gym. New and gently used children’s books are 25 cents and unused washable/reversible book bags (including one book) are $4.

    A Book and Bake Sale fundraiser for Lincoln Elementary will be held from 8 am to noon at Lincoln Gym. New and gently used children’s books are 25 cents and unused washable/reversible book bags (including one book) are $4.

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    MP Farmers Market

    Its opening day for the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market. It runs from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

    Its opening day for the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market. It runs from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

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    MP Master Gardeners Plant Sale

    Henry County Master Gardeners annual plant sale starts at 8:30 am at the Farmers Market. They will be selling divided perennials, annual flower and vegetable transplants and seeds

    Henry County Master Gardeners annual plant sale starts at 8:30 am at the Farmers Market. They will be selling divided perennials, annual flower and vegetable transplants and seeds

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    MP Women's Club Iris Show

    The 63rd annual Mt. Pleasant Women’s Club Iris Show is from 12:30 to 3 pm at the HCHC Lobby. Flower arrangements will be accepted in various categories. Original artwork including paintings, quilts, pottery, iron and needlework will also be accepted and displayed. Participants need to be entered between 8 and 10:30 am.

    The 63rd annual Mt. Pleasant Women’s Club Iris Show is from 12:30 to 3 pm at the HCHC Lobby. Flower arrangements will be accepted in various categories. Original artwork including paintings, quilts, pottery, iron and needlework will also be accepted and displayed. Participants need to be entered between 8 and 10:30 am.

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    Salem Old Settlers Poker Run

    Salem Old Settlers Poker Run to raise funds for the carnival during the Salem Old Settlers Celebration will begin at noon today at the Underground in Salem with five stops. The final stop is the Underground with cards drawn at 5:30. The event will be held rain or shine, all vehicles welcome. There is a $100 1st prize for winning hand. All proceeds go for the carnival at Old Settlers.

    Salem Old Settlers Poker Run to raise funds for the carnival during the Salem Old Settlers Celebration will begin at noon today at the Underground in Salem with five stops. The final stop is the Underground with cards drawn at 5:30. The event will be held rain or shine, all vehicles welcome. There is a $100 1st prize for winning hand. All proceeds go for the carnival at Old Settlers.

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    SCC Car Show

    The SCC Car Show is from 9 am to 3 pm at the SCC Agristock Arena in West Burlington. Its open to all makes and motorcycles in 20 classes.

    The SCC Car Show is from 9 am to 3 pm at the SCC Agristock Arena in West Burlington. Its open to all makes and motorcycles in 20 classes.

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    The Odd Couple

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

    Singles Dance

    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.

    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.

  • May 18, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Lee Co. EMS Open House

    Lee County EMS Council Open House is from 1 to 3 pm at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Fire and rescue equipment will be on display, air ambulance, first responders and free Kidz Safe ID cards.

    Lee County EMS Council Open House is from 1 to 3 pm at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Fire and rescue equipment will be on display, air ambulance, first responders and free Kidz Safe ID cards.

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    NL Graduation

    New London School’s Commencement starts at 2 pm at Charles Lorber Gymnasium.

    New London School’s Commencement starts at 2 pm at Charles Lorber Gymnasium.

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    Polishville Dance

    Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance with Ned Francis of Mt. Sterling from 6 to 9 pm with food on sale at 4:30.

    Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance with Ned Francis of Mt. Sterling from 6 to 9 pm with food on sale at 4:30.

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    The History of Women Through Hats

    Faith Lutheran Church of Burlington hosts a program “The History of Women Through Hats” at 11:30 am. Admission is free and a salad luncheon will be served.

    Faith Lutheran Church of Burlington hosts a program “The History of Women Through Hats” at 11:30 am. Admission is free and a salad luncheon will be served.

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    The Odd Couple

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

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    WACO Graduation

    WACO’s Graduation starts at 2 pm.

    WACO’s Graduation starts at 2 pm.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

  • May 19, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    MPCHS Concert

    The Mt. Pleasant High School Concert starts at 7:30 pm in the High School Gym.

    The Mt. Pleasant High School Concert starts at 7:30 pm in the High School Gym.

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    WACO Elementary Relays

    WACO 3rd-6th Elementary Relays start at 12:45 pm at the High School Track.

    WACO 3rd-6th Elementary Relays start at 12:45 pm at the High School Track.

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    BINGO at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran’s Hall every Monday night at 6:30 pm. Each game is sold separately. Play as much or as little as you want. The public is welcome.

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

    District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

    District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

  • May 20, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    MPCMS Spring Concert

    The Mt. Pleasant Middle School Spring Concert starts at 7 pm at the Middle School Gym.

    The Mt. Pleasant Middle School Spring Concert starts at 7 pm at the Middle School Gym.

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    NAMI Meetings

    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.

    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.

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    NL MS Spring Concert

    The New London Middle School Spring Concert will be held at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

    The New London Middle School Spring Concert will be held at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

    TOPS #212...

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

    TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

    TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • May 21, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    County Preservation Commission to Meet

    The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 1:30 P.M. on the first floor of the Henry County Court House. Included on the agenda will be the recognition of May as Preservation Month and an election of a vice president to fill the position held by the late Donald Young.

    The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 1:30 P.M. on the first floor of the Henry County Court House. Included on the agenda will be the recognition of May as Preservation Month and an election of a vice president to fill the position held by the late Donald Young.

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    HTC Senior Awards Night

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Senior High Awards Night will be held at 6:30 pm in the HTC Jr/Sr High Gym.

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Senior High Awards Night will be held at 6:30 pm in the HTC Jr/Sr High Gym.

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    MPCHS Baccalaureate

    Mt. Pleasant’s Baccalaureate will be held at 7 pm in the High School Gym.

    Mt. Pleasant’s Baccalaureate will be held at 7 pm in the High School Gym.

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    NL 6th Grade Orientation

    New London Schools 6th Grade Orientation starts at 5:30 pm in the Ronald Coberly Auditorium.

    New London Schools 6th Grade Orientation starts at 5:30 pm in the Ronald Coberly Auditorium.

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    Square Dance

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

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

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • May 22, 2014

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    AMP Event

    AMP, the Chamber’s Young Professionals group, meets at 5:30 pm for a dinner at Pad Thai with free appetizers. Then go to Main Street Cinemas for a movie at a reduced price and a free bag of popcorn. There will also be a prize for the first 19 attendees.

    AMP, the Chamber’s Young Professionals group, meets at 5:30 pm for a dinner at Pad Thai with free appetizers. Then go to Main Street Cinemas for a movie at a reduced price and a free bag of popcorn. There will also be a prize for the first 19 attendees.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    MPCHS Senior Awards

    Mt. Pleasant Schools Senior Awards Assembly starts at 7 pm at the High School Gym.

    Mt. Pleasant Schools Senior Awards Assembly starts at 7 pm at the High School Gym.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • May 23, 2014

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    Blood Drive

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

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

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Greater Iowa Swap Meet

    The Greater Iowa Swap Meet and Flea Market is today. There is free admission and there will be food on the grounds.

    The Greater Iowa Swap Meet and Flea Market is today. There is free admission and there will be food on the grounds.

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    Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

    Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast is from 6 to 10:15 am at the Wright Family Event Pavilion during the Greater Iowa Swap Meet. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 5 to 12.

    Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast is from 6 to 10:15 am at the Wright Family Event Pavilion during the Greater Iowa Swap Meet. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 5 to 12.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

  • May 24, 2014

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    Bentonsport Quilt Show & Flea Market

    The first annual Quilt Show in Bentonsport is today from 9 am to 5 pm in the Stone House. Various quilts will be displayed and a quilt will be raffled off. A $5 admission donation includes a raffle entry and door prize entry. This is sponsored by Bentonsport Improvement Association. The Bentonsport Historic District’s annual Flea Market and Craft Show is today from 10 am to 5 pm. Handcrafted items, antiques, tools, yard art, collectibles, and more will be available for purchase. Area businesses will have artist demonstrations.

    The first annual Quilt Show in Bentonsport is today from 9 am to 5 pm in the Stone House. Various quilts will be displayed and a quilt will be raffled off. A $5 admission donation includes a raffle entry and door prize entry. This is sponsored by Bentonsport Improvement Association. The Bentonsport Historic District’s annual Flea Market and Craft Show is today from 10 am to 5 pm. Handcrafted items, antiques, tools, yard art, collectibles, and more will be available for purchase. Area businesses will have artist demonstrations.

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    Bonaparte Book Sale

    The Friends of the Bonapate Library hold a book sale today at the Bonaparte Library from 7 am to 8 pm. They will be serving sandwiches, sno-cones, chips, popcorn and beverages.

    The Friends of the Bonapate Library hold a book sale today at the Bonaparte Library from 7 am to 8 pm. They will be serving sandwiches, sno-cones, chips, popcorn and beverages.

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    Bonaparte Dinner

    Bonaparte First Responders Fundraiser is from 4 to 7 pm at the Bonaparte Fire Station. They will be serving bbq chicken, baked beans, cheesy hashbrowns and a drink by freewill offering. Takeout is available. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.

    Bonaparte First Responders Fundraiser is from 4 to 7 pm at the Bonaparte Fire Station. They will be serving bbq chicken, baked beans, cheesy hashbrowns and a drink by freewill offering. Takeout is available. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Critter Catch

    Starr’s Cave Nature Center annual free Critter Catch is from 10 to 11 am. The event is hands-on exploration of Flint Creek Participants will catch frogs, crawdads, snails and more. Meet by the picnic shelter for a brief introduction.

    Starr’s Cave Nature Center annual free Critter Catch is from 10 to 11 am. The event is hands-on exploration of Flint Creek Participants will catch frogs, crawdads, snails and more. Meet by the picnic shelter for a brief introduction.

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    Greater Iowa Swap Meet

    The Greater Iowa Swap Meet and Flea Market is today. There is free admission and there will be food on the grounds.

    The Greater Iowa Swap Meet and Flea Market is today. There is free admission and there will be food on the grounds.

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    Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

    Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast is from 6 to 10:15 am at the Wright Family Event Pavilion during the Greater Iowa Swap Meet. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 5 to 12.

    Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast is from 6 to 10:15 am at the Wright Family Event Pavilion during the Greater Iowa Swap Meet. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 5 to 12.

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    Lockridge Memorial Day Celebration

    The Lockridge Memorial Day Celebration is today (that’s right) beginning at 8 am at the Lockridge Cemetery. Follow the brief service there will be refreshments and a program at the Community Center.

    The Lockridge Memorial Day Celebration is today (that’s right) beginning at 8 am at the Lockridge Cemetery. Follow the brief service there will be refreshments and a program at the Community Center.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW hosts a catfish and chicken dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Catfish is $9.50, chicken $7. Meals include a roll of choice of two sides.

    New London VFW hosts a catfish and chicken dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Catfish is $9.50, chicken $7. Meals include a roll of choice of two sides.

  • May 25, 2014

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    Bentonsport Flea Market & Craft Show

    Bentonsport Historic District’s annual Flea Market and Craft Show is today from 10 am to 5 pm. Handcrafted items, antiques, tools, yard art, collectibles, and more will be available for purchase. Area businesses will have artist demonstrations.

    Bentonsport Historic District’s annual Flea Market and Craft Show is today from 10 am to 5 pm. Handcrafted items, antiques, tools, yard art, collectibles, and more will be available for purchase. Area businesses will have artist demonstrations.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    HTC Graduation

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Graduation starts at 2 pm at the Jr/Sr High Gym.

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Graduation starts at 2 pm at the Jr/Sr High Gym.

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    Memorial Day 5K Fun Run/Walk

    A Memorial Day 5K Fun Run/Walk starts at 2 pm at the Riverview Country Club. Cost is $35 and fund go to a new community pool. There will be prizes for most alumni class participants, best costume and more.

    A Memorial Day 5K Fun Run/Walk starts at 2 pm at the Riverview Country Club. Cost is $35 and fund go to a new community pool. There will be prizes for most alumni class participants, best costume and more.

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    MPCHS Graduation

    Mt. Pleasant High School’s Graduation will be indoors at the high school.  Graduation starts at 2:30 pm in the high school gym. Doors open at 1:30 pm.

    Mt. Pleasant High School’s Graduation will be indoors at the high school. Graduation starts at 2:30 pm in the high school gym. Doors open at 1:30 pm.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets today in an open session at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church of Mt. Pleasant.

  • May 26, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Memorial Day Concert

    St. Barnabas Choir will present its 33rd annual Memorial Day concert in historic St. Barnabas Chapel Third and Chestnut Streets, in Montrose.

    Concerts are set for 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The concert is titled “Unforgettable.” St. Barnabas Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Breakfast will be served from 7 to 9 a.m. at Joppa Lodge in Montrose for a freewill donation. Proceeds go toward Central Lee High School scholarships.

    Veterans and military personnel in attendance at the concerts may introduce themselves, state their branch of service and add any military-related remarks they wish to share.

    St. Barnabas Choir will present its 33rd annual Memorial Day concert in historic St. Barnabas Chapel Third and Chestnut Streets, in Montrose.

    Concerts are set for 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The concert is titled “Unforgettable.” St. Barnabas Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Breakfast will be served from 7 to 9 a.m. at Joppa Lodge in Montrose for a freewill donation. Proceeds go toward Central Lee High School scholarships.

    Veterans and military personnel in attendance at the concerts may introduce themselves, state their branch of service and add any military-related remarks they wish to share.

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    Memorial Day Service

    The annual Memorial Day service by American Legion Post #643 will be held at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. There will be the placing of the wreath, firing squad and taps at the Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery following the service.

    The annual Memorial Day service by American Legion Post #643 will be held at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. There will be the placing of the wreath, firing squad and taps at the Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery following the service.

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    Mt. Pleasant Memorial Day Observation

    Memorial Day service in Mt. Pleasant at the high school gym at 10:30. Guest speaker is Captain Brett Hoyt.

    Memorial Day service in Mt. Pleasant at the high school gym at 10:30. Guest speaker is Captain Brett Hoyt.

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    NL Memorial Day Program

    A Memorial Program will be held at the New London Memorial Park at 1:30 pm. Citizens are invited to reflect on those who have fallen in battle.

    A Memorial Program will be held at the New London Memorial Park at 1:30 pm. Citizens are invited to reflect on those who have fallen in battle.

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    Wayland Breakfast

    The annual Wayland Economic Development Memorial Day Breakfast is from 6:30 to 8:30 am at the Wayland Community Center. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee will be served. It is by freewill offering to go towards the development of the Wayland Industrial Park East.

    The annual Wayland Economic Development Memorial Day Breakfast is from 6:30 to 8:30 am at the Wayland Community Center. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee will be served. It is by freewill offering to go towards the development of the Wayland Industrial Park East.

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    BINGO at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran’s Hall every Monday night at 6:30 pm. Each game is sold separately. Play as much or as little as you want. The public is welcome.

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

    District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

    District 10 Alanon meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 902 South Walnut in Mt. Pleasant every Monday at 7:00pm. For more information contact 319-696-2082.

  • May 27, 2014

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    Afraid of the Unknown

    Henry County Conservation Program features “Afraid of the Unknown” with Dave Thoreson, telling of the personal adventures and explorations of the Northwest Passage. Dave is a Humanities Iowa speaker and will discuss his experience of going into the Arctic by sailboat. It starts at 7 pm.

    Henry County Conservation Program features “Afraid of the Unknown” with Dave Thoreson, telling of the personal adventures and explorations of the Northwest Passage. Dave is a Humanities Iowa speaker and will discuss his experience of going into the Arctic by sailboat. It starts at 7 pm.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Tuesday Turtles Deadline

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Tuesday Turtles. It runs June 7th through the 28th from 9:30 to 11 am at East Lake Park. Nature, fun and games are combined for your preschooler. Each class includes a hike on the park trails, snack and a craft to take home. To register or for more information, stop by the office at 220 West Monroe or call 385-1475.

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Tuesday Turtles. It runs June 7th through the 28th from 9:30 to 11 am at East Lake Park. Nature, fun and games are combined for your preschooler. Each class includes a hike on the park trails, snack and a craft to take home. To register or for more information, stop by the office at 220 West Monroe or call 385-1475.

    MP Library Book Club

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

    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.

    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.

    TOPS #212...

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

    TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

    TOPS Iowa #212 meets every Tuesday night at the Lincoln Street Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 - meeting starts at 5:40pm. Anyone who would like more information on TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) can call 319-986-5100 or 319-696-2073. New Members are always welcome!

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • May 28, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Community Meal

    A Community Meal will be served at the Fellowship Cup starting at 11:30. It is provided by the Presbyterian Church. They will serve chicken spaghetti, fresh green salad, French bread and assorted dessert bars.

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • May 29, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    HCHC Foundation Holds Book Fair

    The Henry County Health Center Foundation is sponsoring a book fair from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Classroom A-1 at HCHC. This classroom is located on the north side of the hospital. A portion of the proceeds will be used to support programs of the HCHC Foundation. The book fair is open to the general public.

    The Henry County Health Center Foundation is sponsoring a book fair from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Classroom A-1 at HCHC. This classroom is located on the north side of the hospital. A portion of the proceeds will be used to support programs of the HCHC Foundation. The book fair is open to the general public.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • May 30, 2014

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    Burlington Book Sale

    Friends of Burlington Public Library have their Friends Member Preview Book Sale is 10 am to 6 pm at the library.

    Friends of Burlington Public Library have their Friends Member Preview Book Sale is 10 am to 6 pm at the library.

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    CJ Farmers Market

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

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

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Despicable Me 2

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “Despicable Me 2” in Fort Madison Central Park starting at 7 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “Despicable Me 2” in Fort Madison Central Park starting at 7 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

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    Golf Camp Deadline

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Golf Camp. It will be held June 9th through the 13th. Ages 8 to 10 are from 9 to 9:45, ages 11 to 14 from 10 to 10:45 am. It’s at the East Lake Park Driving Range. Participants will learn the fundamentals of golf. The camp is taught by Natalie Booton. To register, stop by the office at 220 West Monroe or call 385-1475.

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Golf Camp. It will be held June 9th through the 13th. Ages 8 to 10 are from 9 to 9:45, ages 11 to 14 from 10 to 10:45 am. It’s at the East Lake Park Driving Range. Participants will learn the fundamentals of golf. The camp is taught by Natalie Booton. To register, stop by the office at 220 West Monroe or call 385-1475.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

    The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

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    Wayland Citywide Sales

    Wayland Citywide Sales and Garage Sales are today and tomorrow. Maps of the sales are available at City Hall.

    Wayland Citywide Sales and Garage Sales are today and tomorrow. Maps of the sales are available at City Hall.

  • May 31, 2014

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    Adventure Day

    Langwood Adventure Day is 8 am to 1 pm at Langwood Education Center in Wapello. A free lunch will be held from 11 am to 12:30 pm. All events are free.

    Langwood Adventure Day is 8 am to 1 pm at Langwood Education Center in Wapello. A free lunch will be held from 11 am to 12:30 pm. All events are free.

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    All About Babies

    All About Babies will be held from 9 am to noon in the Henry County Extension Office. This workshop is hosted by the Family Connection and is for mothers and fathers. Mothers will learn the basics about basic baby care, massage, safety, nutrition and more. Fathers will have Boot Camp For New Dads, where rookie dads learn the basics from veteran dads and their babies. To learn more call 385-8126.

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    Burlington Book Sale

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

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

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Cotillion Club Dance

    A Cotillion Club Dance with the Sally Weisenburg Band will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the Iowa National Guard Armory in Middletown. Nonmember admission is $10.

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    A Cotillion Club Dance with the Sally Weisenburg Band will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the Iowa National Guard Armory in Middletown. Nonmember admission is $10.

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    Donnellson Chicken Cookout & Auction

    Donnellson Ball Association hosts a chicken cookout and auction fundraiser at Westview Park in Donnellson. The cookout is from 4 to 7 pm with carryouts available, the meal is by freewill donation. The auction begins at 7 pm with proceeds benefitting the construction of a third baseball field.

    Donnellson Ball Association hosts a chicken cookout and auction fundraiser at Westview Park in Donnellson. The cookout is from 4 to 7 pm with carryouts available, the meal is by freewill donation. The auction begins at 7 pm with proceeds benefitting the construction of a third baseball field.

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    HC Heritage Center Program

    Academy-Award winning cinematographer Bill Butler will be at the Henry County Heritage Center for a display his daughter put together starting at 1:15 pm.

    Academy-Award winning cinematographer Bill Butler will be at the Henry County Heritage Center for a display his daughter put together starting at 1:15 pm.

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    MP Farmers Market

    Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park in Mt. Pleasant.

    Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park in Mt. Pleasant.

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    Wayland Citywide Sales

    Wayland Citywide Sales and Garage Sales are today and tomorrow. Maps of the sales are available at City Hall.

    Wayland Citywide Sales and Garage Sales are today and tomorrow. Maps of the sales are available at City Hall.