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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

HC Heritage Trust Trivia Night

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HC Heritage Trust Trivia Night

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The first annual Henry County Heritage Trust Trivia Night will be held at Jerry’s Restaurant. Doors open at 6 with questions beginning at 6:45. The majority of the questions will focus on the city, county and state’s people, place and events. Cost is $150 per table or $20 per person. A grazing buffet is available by freewill offering. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. There will be a silent auction and cash prizes. Proceeds benefit the Henry County Heritage Trust projects and the Donald Young Memorial Room.

HC Heritage Trust Trivia Night

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

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

Bingo

Alanon

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First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

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

Alanon

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five will be held at the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers grounds from 5 to 7 pm.

Alive After Five

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Winfield Blood Drive

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Winfield Blood Drive

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Winfield Lions host a Community Blood Drive from 3 to 6:30 pm inside the Winfield Veterans Building. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

Winfield Blood Drive

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Great American Blood Drive

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Great American Blood Drive

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The Great American Blood Drive is today from 11 am to 6 pm at the E3 Center. There will be door prizes donated from area merchants. Each donor will receive -a special Save our Summer shirt. To schedule an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome. KILJ will be broadcasting live.

Great American Blood Drive

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

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Mt. Pleasant City offices are closed

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Donnellson 4th Parade & Dinner

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Donnellson 4th Parade & Dinner

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The Donnellson Fourth of July Parade has the theme “Honor our Defenders.” Registration is from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at the United Church of Christ. The parade begins at 6. Categories include religious, patriotic, children, family, organizations, political, miscellaneous, commercial and horses. Dinner will be served at the Donnellson Community Room following the parade. They will be serving maid rites, hot dogs, pie, ice cream and drinks. It is sponsored by the American Legion and TTT.

Donnellson 4th Parade & Dinner

Donnellson UMC Breakfast, Sale

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Donnellson UMC Breakfast, Sale

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Donnellson United Methodist Church hosts a pancake breakfast, bake sale and indoor garage sale from 7 to 11 am in the Fellowship Hall.

Donnellson UMC Breakfast, Sale

Keosauqua Fourth

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Keosauqua Fourth

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Keosauqua Lions Fourth of July features activities, refreshments, entertainment and fireworks all at the Keosauqua city park.

Keosauqua Fourth

Morning Sun Fourth

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Morning Sun Fourth

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Morning Sun Fourth Celebration: 5:30 am pancake breakfast at the American Legion Hall, 9 am Firecracker Frog Jump, 10:30 Big Wheel Races, 11 am Ola Lambert Flower Show, 11:30 am Toilet Bowl Races, 1 pm Lions Bingo and Haystack Money Hunt, 3 pm Mile Long Parade, 4 pm Horseshoe Tournament, 5 pm Lions Ribeye Dinner at School Gym and Methodist Ice Cream Social at School Gym, 6:30 pm Evening Entertainment at School Athletic Fields, 7 pm Skydivers, at dusk southeast Iowa’s best fireworks.

Morning Sun Fourth

MP Fourth

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MP Fourth

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Mt. Pleasant’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July features a parade at 4:30, trolley and carousel rides, food, music and fireworks at dark in McMillan Park.

MP Fourth

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Wayland Fourth Celebration

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Wayland Fourth Celebration

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Wayland’s Fourth Celebrations: “Fun in the Sun” 6:30 to 9:30 a, a Lions Club Breakfast at the Community Center by freewill donation. 7:30 am Freedom Fun Run/Walk. 10:30 am parade following will be firefighter water fights. Lunch will be served at the Community Center from 11 am to 2 pm. Kickball tournament starting at noon. Parkview Benefit Supper is from 4:30 to 7 pm. Fireworks are at dusk at the WACO Football Field.

Wayland Fourth Celebration

Weekly Fish Fry

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Weekly Fish Fry

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Houghton Knights of Columbus Fish Fry 5-8 pm at the KC Hall in Houghton. Carryouts are welcome.

Weekly Fish Fry

Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory is open for public viewing from sunset at 10:30 at the Big Hollow Recreation Area.

Witte Observatory Open

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Bluebird Breakfast

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Bluebird Breakfast

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

Bluebird Breakfast

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House. It benefits Santa’s Helpers.

Breakfast on Main Street

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Crawfordsville Fun Days

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Crawfordsville Fun Days

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Crawfordsville Fun Days is today. A Fire Department/EMS Breakfast is from 6 to 9 am at the Fire Station and is by freewill donation. The parade starts at 10 with a fireman water fight following it. A dodge ball tournament starts at noon. There will be pony rides from 1 to 3. A pedal pull is at 4. Pork Producers will served from 4:30 to 7 at the Fire Station and the StraitRun Band is at the Fire Station from 7 to 10 pm.

Crawfordsville Fun Days

Keosauqua Birthday Celebration

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Keosauqua Birthday Celebration

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Keosauqua’s 175th Birthday Celebration starts with a biscuits and gravy breakfast from 7 to 10:30 am in the city park by freewill donation. The parade starts at 10. The Cattlemen’s Association will serve lunch. Children’s activities run from 1 to 3 pm. The Fire Department Supper starts at 5.

Keosauqua Birthday Celebration

Morning Sun Fourth

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Morning Sun Fourth

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Morning Sun Fourth activities continue today with the Firecracker 5K Run at Locust Grove Park at 7 am, a bag tournament and bbq meal at 11 am and then a street dance at 9 pm.

Morning Sun Fourth

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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

MP Farmers Market

Run Walk or Tic 5K

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Run Walk or Tic 5K

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Iowa Tourette Syndrome Run, Walk or Tic 5K or 1-mile fundraiser for a cure is at Whispering Pines Winery in Keosauqua. Registration starts at 3:30. Cost is $10/person or $25/family. There will be a petting zoo, bounce house, silent auction, entertainment and more.

Run Walk or Tic 5K

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

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Swedish Pancake Breakfast

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The last Swedish Pancake Breakfast for the summer is from 8 to 11 am at the Parish Hall. Swedish pancakes with potato sausage, a beverage and pastries are served for $6. It is sponsored by the Swedish Heritage Society. The Swedish American Museum will be open during the breakfast.

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

Symphonic Blast!

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Symphonic Blast!

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The first performance of the Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra seasan is the annual “Symphonic Blast!” in Burlington’s Crapo Park. Starting at dusk (8:15), the concert will be a blend of popular and light classical music. As always, it will conclude with Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever and fireworks. This concert is offered free of charge with an opportunity to make a free-will donation to the orchestra.

Symphonic Blast!

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Art Center Exhibit Opens

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Art Center Exhibit Opens

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Art Center of Burlington opens John Bybee and Jared Wittenmeyer’s exhibit “Between the Lines” today. It is open from 1 to 3 pm and admission is free.

Art Center Exhibit Opens

Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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

Burlington Band Performs

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Keosauqua Birthday Celebration

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Keosauqua Birthday Celebration

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Keosauqua 175th Birthday Celebration today features a kids parade and kids activities at 1 pm in the city park. Free ice cream and birthday cake will be served at 3 pm.

Keosauqua Birthday Celebration

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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

Bingo

Alanon

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

Alanon

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

Alanon

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Hillsboro Blood Drive

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Hillsboro Blood Drive

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Hillsboro Community Blood Drive is from 3:30 to 5:30 pm in the Community Center. All donors receive a free t-shirt. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

Hillsboro Blood Drive

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Ice Cream Social

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Ice Cream Social

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Peace Lutheran Church is having an ice cream social. Serving begins at 5 pm. There will be creamed chicken, pulled pork, maidrites, salads and homemade pie. The church is located on Beaverdale Road, West Burlington.

Ice Cream Social

West Liberty Foods Blood Drive

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West Liberty Foods Blood Drive

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West Liberty Foods hosts a Blood Drive from 1:30 to 4:30 pm on the Donor Bus in the parking lot. For an appointment, call John DeLlanos at 385-5912.

West Liberty Foods Blood Drive

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Community Band Performs

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Community Band Performs

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A Community Band Concert starts at 7 pm at Wright Pavilion at McMillan Park.

Community Band Performs

Keosauqua Blood Drive

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Keosauqua Blood Drive

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American Red Cross hold a blood drive from 11:30 am to 6 m in the United Methodist Church of Keosauqua. For an appointment call Guelda Cronk at 293-3167.

Keosauqua Blood Drive

Thanks With Franks

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Thanks With Franks

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Thanks With Franks is from 5 to 7 pm in Central Park. There will be free hot dogs as well as face painting, kids games and a bouncy house.

Thanks With Franks

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Car Cruz

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Car Cruz

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A Car Cruz-In will be held in downtown Mt. Pleasant from 5 to 9 pm.

Car Cruz

CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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The Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the Shelterhouse on the riverbank.

Farmington Farmers Market

HCHC at Hy-Vee

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HCHC at Hy-Vee

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HCHC’s Chronic Disease Self-Care Group travels to Hy-Vee for a free educational event from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Meet in the Pharmacy. A dietician will present a tour of the store. This is for anyone with a chronic disease who would like to learn more about how to control their disease. The public is invited to attend this free program.

HCHC at Hy-Vee

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

College Conversations Over Coffee

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College Conversations Over Coffee

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

College Conversations Over Coffee

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Horse Fun Show

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Horse Fun Show

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A Horse Fun Show starts at 10 am at Smok’N Guns Arena in Danville. Entry fee is $5, spectator admission is free.

Horse Fun Show

Keosauqua Flower Show

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Keosauqua Flower Show

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Town and Country Garden Flower Show is at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua. Public viewing is from 1:30 to 3 pm. Admission is free.

Keosauqua Flower Show

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW hosts a ham steak and ribeye steak dinner from 5 to 7:30. Dinner includes baked potato, salad and a dinner roll. Ham dinner is $10, ribeye dinner is $14.

NL VFW Dinner

Relay for Life Blood Drive

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Relay for Life Blood Drive

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Relay for Life of Henry County Blood Drive is from 8:30 to 11 am in the Howe Student Activity Center. For an appointment, call Danielle Davidson at 537-1008.

Relay for Life Blood Drive

Snake Ball

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Snake Ball

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Snake Ball starts at 10 am in downtown Burlington. The farthest ball down the alley wins. Burlington Bee players will be present to give autographs.

Snake Ball

Twin Lakes Dinner

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Twin Lakes Dinner

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Twin Lakes Golf Course of Winfield hosts a ribeye steak or chicken breast dinner. Cost is $15. The meal is from 5 to 8 pm for the club monthly fundraiser.

Twin Lakes Dinner

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Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Municipal Band performs at 7:30 pm in the Crapo Park Band Shell. It also features the touring Roseville, MN band. Admission is free.

Burlington Band Performs

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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

Polishville Dance

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

VB Co Fair

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VB Co Fair

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The Van Buren County Fair’s 2014 Fair Junior Miss and Queen Contest starts at 6:30 pm.

VB Co Fair

Yarmouth Blood Drive

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Yarmouth Blood Drive

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Yarmouth Baptist Church hosts a community blood drive from 3:30 to 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. For an appointment, call Gayle Carleton at 865-5701. Walk-ins are welcome.

Yarmouth Blood Drive

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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

Bingo

Alanon

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First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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

Alanon

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Chamber Chat

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Chamber Chat

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A Chamber Chat is from 8 to 9 am at Tazza Bella. The topic is “Generation Gap in the Workplace.” This is an informal conversation for Chamber member who may not be able to attend lunch hour or after work activities. This is free to Chamber members.

Chamber Chat

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

HC Fair

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HC Fair

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Henry County Fair: 7 pm queen contest, 4-H clothing program and State Fair Hall of Fame recipient announced.

HC Fair

NAMI Meetings

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NAMI Meetings

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

NAMI Meetings

NL Baseball

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NL Baseball

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KILJ-FM and kilj.com brings you class 1A boys baseball district action from Keosaqua when New London plays Holy Trinity Catholic at 5 p.m. from Van Buren High School.

NL Baseball

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

HC Fair

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HC Fair

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Henry County Fair: 3 pm the dog show, 5 pm the poultry show, 5 pm Bacon Contest and at 7 pm the Bill Riley Talent Show.

HC Fair

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Community Band Performs

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Community Band Performs

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A Community Band Concert will be held at 7 pm in the Wright Family Pavilion at McMillan Park as part of the Henry County Fair. A variety of music will be performed. This is a free concert.

Community Band Performs

HC Fair

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HC Fair

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HENRY COUNTY FAIR: SunnyBrook breakfast, 8 am sheep show, 9:30 am Lego Contest, 10 to 4 Drive 4 UR Community, 11:30 am goat and sheep show, 5 pm working exhibits, 5 to 6:30 pm the Farm Family Appreciation Meal, 7 pm City Band performance and 8:15 the Toilet Bowl Races.

HC Fair

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

Sundowners Book Club

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Sundowners Book Club

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

Sundowners Book Club

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CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Doubt: A Parable

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Doubt: A Parable

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Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

Doubt: A Parable

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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

Farmington Farmers Market

HC Fair

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HC Fair

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HENRY COUNTY FAIR: Farm Service/Agriland Breakfast, 8:30 am swine show, 11 to 1:30 HCHC Health Fair, noon rabbit show, 2 pm Barn Yard Olympics, 4 to 7 pm Conservation Show, 5 pm Crazy About Cupcakes Contest, 5 pm Redneck Truck Night, 5:30 beef production show, 6 pm kids pedal pull, 7 pm garden tractor pull, 8 pm 5K Neon Stampede 5k glow in the dark run/walk.

HC Fair

HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC Blood Drive

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A Blood Drive will be held at HCHC’s Health Education Center from 11 am to 2 pm. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

HCHC Blood Drive

MP Baseball

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MP Baseball

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SPORTS: Mt. Pleasant 3A district baseball vs. Oskaloosa at Fairfield at 5 pm on 105.5 FM and streaming live at kilj.com.

MP Baseball

Paddle at Pollmiller

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Paddle at Pollmiller

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Paddle at Pollmiller is from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Pollmiller Park Lake in West Point. Its hosted by Lee County Conservation Board. Donations are welcome.

Paddle at Pollmiller

Rock Around the Block

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Rock Around the Block

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Rock Around the Block returns to Central Park tonight. Rock band Dogs on Skis performs from 6 to 10 pm. Food sales start at 5:30. Its fun for the entire family with a bounce house, obstacle course, dunk tank, free sno cones and popcorn. Food from Subway will be available for purchase.

Rock Around the Block

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Summer Theater Play

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Summer Theater Play

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Summer Theater Play “Chain Stores” starts at 7:30 pm at the Theater Museum. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for ages 11 and younger

Summer Theater Play

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Dance Team Car Wash

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Dance Team Car Wash

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The Mt. Pleasant Community and Area SE Competition Dance Team hosts a fundraiser at HyVee Gas Station today from 10 am to 2 pm. It is by freewill donation. All proceeds help the girls, ages 5 to 17, to participate in dance competitions and conventions.

Dance Team Car Wash

Doubt: A Parable

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Doubt: A Parable

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Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

Doubt: A Parable

Glo Run

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Glo Run

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The 2nd annual Glo Run, a 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held in West Point. Registration is from 7 to 8:30 pm with the race starting at 9. The race begins on the street near City Hall. Pre-registration price is $25, including a t-shirt and glow necklace, cost is $3 0 the day of. Proceeds benefit the HTC volleyball team.

Glo Run

HC Fair

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HC Fair

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HENRY COUNTY FAIR: Precision Equipment breakfast, 8 am beef show, 11 am and 1 pm Teddy Bear Band, noon Teddy Bear picnic, 12:30 to 1:30 kids carnival, 2 pm water balloon volleyball, 2 pm Antique Roadshow and 7 pm demo derby.

HC Fair

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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

MP Farmers Market

MP Moose Lodge Car Cruise

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MP Moose Lodge Car Cruise

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Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge Car Cruise is from 1 to 6 pm at the lodge. Drinks and food will be available for purchase. There will also be a raffle.

MP Moose Lodge Car Cruise

Summer Theater Play

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Summer Theater Play “Chain Stores” starts at 7:30 pm at the Theater Museum. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for ages 11 and younger

Summer Theater Play

Singles Dance

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Singles Dance

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

Singles Dance

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Bentonsport Chatauqua

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Bentonsport Chatauqua

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Bentonsport Chatauqua presents “First Settlers of Benton’s Port” at 3 pm at the Stone House Community Hall. Refreshments will be served starting at 2:30.

Bentonsport Chatauqua

Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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

Burlington Band Performs

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Doubt: A Parable

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Doubt: A Parable

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Creative Outlet Theater and SunnyBrook Assisted Living presents “Doubt: A Parable.” Performances are at the IWC Treischmann science Hall, Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 18.

Doubt: A Parable

HC Fair

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HC Fair

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HENRY COUNTY FAIR: pancake breakfast, 8:30 am horse show, 9 am service and hymn sing, 1 pm antique tractor pull, 1 pm poultry show, 7 pm “The Mind Wizard” Ray Thompson and fair memories movie with free popcorn and soda.

HC Fair

Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dance Club “Circle 8 Special” dance is from 2 to 4:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Curt Braffet is the caller.

Square Dance

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

HC Fair

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HC Fair

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HENRY COUNTY FAIR: breakfast by KILJ and 9 am ribbon auction.

HC Fair

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: Family Night. 6pm fair queen and princess contest.

Louisa Co. Fair

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “God’s Not Dead” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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

Bingo

Alanon

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First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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

Alanon

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: Breakfast by Agriland. Nick’s Fun Show at 10 am, 2:30 and 5 pm. Rabbit show at noon. Lunch by cattlemen. Oreo stacking contest at 2. Cowboy mounted shooting demonstration at 4. Horse show at 6 pm. Bill Riley Talent Show at 6.

Louisa Co. Fair

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “God’s Not Dead” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

MP Library Book Club

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

MP Library Book Club

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

MP Library Book Club

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair: Sheep show at 8 am, Nick’s Fun Show at 10 am, 1 and 4 pm. Ford Drive For Your Community from 10 am to 3 pm, Joyful Sounds performs from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, Goat Show at 11:30, Conservation Station from 1 to 5, Mutton Bustin’ and Animal Scramble at 6, Teen Dance at 9.

Louisa Co. Fair

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “God’s Not Dead” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Lake Darling Reopening

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Lake Darling Reopening

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The Lake Darling State Park Early Reopening Ribbon Cutting and Basket Picnic at 1:30 pm. Lake Darling will open to the public on this date. There will be an unveiling of a bronze bust. Hy-Vee will be selling food from 2 to 4 pm with a portion of the proceeds going to the Friends Cabin Project. Complimentary boat rides will be given by DNR staff.

Lake Darling Reopening

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: beef show at 8 am, rural health and safety display from 9 am to 4 pm, commodities carnival from 10 am to 4 pm, Country Panhandlers from 11:30 to 12:30, Second Hand Toes at 12:30, poultry show at 2:30, bingo at 2:30, tractor pull at 4, Clover Kids animal show at 6, farmers Olympics at 7, teen dance at 9.

Louisa Co. Fair

MP Community Band

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MP Community Band

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The Mt. Pleasant Community band plays a free concert in Central Park tonight at 7 pm. A variety of music will be performed including Broadway musicals, pop tunes and marches

MP Community Band

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Donnellson Fish Fry

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Donnellson Fish Fry

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A fish fry fundraiser is from 5 to 8 pm at Green Acres Golf Course in Donnellson benefitting club improvements. Carryouts are welcome.

Donnellson Fish Fry

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington’s Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the shelterhouse.

Farmington Farmers Market

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: swine show at 8 am, dog show at 9, commodities carnival from 10 am to 4 pm, clogging performance from 11:30 to 12:30, Kickapoo Indian program from 12:30 to 1:30 and from 3 to 5, release and cleanup at 4 pm. Fair races at 7 and a teen dance at 9.

Louisa Co. Fair

Pork in the Park

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Pork in the Park

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Lee County Pork Producers have Pork in the Park from 11 am to 1 pm at the West Point City Park. Pork loin dinner is $6, $4 for a sandwich.

Pork in the Park

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Thanksgiving in July Trivia

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Thanksgiving in July Trivia

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Fairfield Arts and Convention Center hosts Thanksgiving in July Trivia. Teams of eight compete in the trivia contest with 10 categories. Beverages will be available for purchase, there will be 50/50 raffle and more. The event benefits the Lord’s Cupboard. Participants are encouraged to bring a canned or boxed good. Tickets are $15 per person or $100 per table.

Thanksgiving in July Trivia

Wet & Wild Program

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Wet & Wild Program

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Wet and Wild: Critters on Iowa Rivers will be held at 7 pm at the Stone House in Bentonsport. It is free and suitable for all ages. Present Dr. Jim Pease will talk about the river’s flora and fauna, threats to wildlife and ways to protect them. Pease is the director of the Master Conservationist program and developer of the new Master River Sewards program. Pre-registartion is optional but appreciated. To do so, call 641-472-6177.

Wet & Wild Program

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Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Municipal Band performs in concert at 7:30 pm in the Crapo Park Bandshell. Admission is free.

Burlington Band Performs

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Denmark Hog Roast

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Denmark Hog Roast

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Denmark Fire Department hosts a hog roast starting at 4 pm. It is by freewill donation. There will also be a raffle and door prizes.

Denmark Hog Roast

Downtown After Sundown

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Downtown After Sundown

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Bonaparte Downtown After Sundown is from 7 to 10 pm. An ice cream social starts at 5 pm at Bonaparte United Church. There will be a street dance.

Downtown After Sundown

J40 Farm Crawl

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J40 Farm Crawl

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The J40 Farm Crawl is today from 8 am to 5 pm. Explore 10 different farms and businesses. There will be an amish school benefit breakfast from 8 am to noon. Download a brochure at villagesofvanburen.com.

J40 Farm Crawl

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: livestock sale at 9 am, IJBBA sanctioned show at 5 pm and demo derby at 7.

Louisa Co. Fair

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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

MP Farmers Market

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW hosts a dinner tonight from 5 to 7:30 pm. Ham and ribeye steak dinners are available. It includes a baked potato, salad and dinner roll.

NL VFW Dinner

Praise in the Park

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Praise in the Park

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Praise in the Park is from 5:30 to 9 pm. This free community praise and worship event features several performances. At 6 pm it’s the Open Bible Worship Team, 7 pm Christopher Olson and Friends, 7:15 Bryan Katchay, 7:30 Bea Fitten and at 8 it’s the FCOC Praise Team. Hy-Vee will have food available for purchase. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair.

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

FM 175th Celebration

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FM 175th Celebration

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Fort Madison 175th anniversary celebration has an ice cream social and band concert at 6:30 pm in Central Park. The Fourth of July fireworks rescheduling finishes the night at Riverview Park.

FM 175th Celebration

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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Polishville Community Center of Brighton has a dance from 6 to 9 pm with food sales starting at 4:30. Goodman/Anders performs.

Polishville Dance

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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

Summer Merchant Movies

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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

Bingo

Alanon

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

Alanon

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

Alanon

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Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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

Summer Merchant Movies

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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

MP Farmers Market

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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

Square Dance

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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

Summer Merchant Movies

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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MP School Registration

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MP School Registration

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

MP School Registration

MP School Registration

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MP School Registration

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

MP School Registration

Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

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Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

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

Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Art Guild Unveiling

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Art Guild Unveiling

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

Art Guild Unveiling

CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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

Crooked Creek Days

First Friday Art Walk

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First Friday Art Walk

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

First Friday Art Walk

Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action

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

Lights, Camera, Action

Rock Around the Block

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Rock Around the Block

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

Rock Around the Block

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory Open

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

Witte Observatory Open

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

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Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

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

Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

Bluebird Breakfast

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Bluebird Breakfast

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

Bluebird Breakfast

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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

Breakfast on Main Street

Cheri Benge Benefit

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Cheri Benge Benefit

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

Cheri Benge Benefit

Chicken Dinner & Bingo

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Chicken Dinner & Bingo

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

Chicken Dinner & Bingo

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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

Crooked Creek Days

Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

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Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

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

Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

Holtkamp Auto Open House

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Holtkamp Auto Open House

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

Holtkamp Auto Open House

Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

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Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

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

Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

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Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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

Burlington Band Performs

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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

Crooked Creek Days

Off-Road Antique Show

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Off-Road Antique Show

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

Off-Road Antique Show

Polishville Bazaar

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Polishville Bazaar

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

Polishville Bazaar

Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

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Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

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

Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

West Point Pancake Breakfats

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West Point Pancake Breakfats

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

West Point Pancake Breakfats

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous