Community Calendar

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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

WACO Preschool Parent Orientation

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WACO Preschool Parent Orientation

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A Parent Orientation Session begins at 6 pm for 2013-2014 preschool students at WACO. It will be held in the Crawfordsville Elementary School Cafeteria. It is parents-only and is to fill out necessary paperwork. If you are unable to attend, please call 658-2931 to schedule another date.

WACO Preschool Parent Orientation

Humane Soceity Seminar

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Humane Soceity Seminar

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The Burlington Humane Society hosts an educational seminar in the new community room from 6 to 8 pm. This is a free seminar. It will touch on a variety of topics important to animal owners. Four speakers will talk and then there will be question and answer sessions. Everyone is welcome.

Humane Soceity Seminar

Bingo

6:30 pm -
Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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

Bingo

Alanon

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

iCal

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

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Mepo Band Concert

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Mepo Band Concert

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Mediapolis High School Band Concert is in the Auditorium at 7 pm.

Mepo Band Concert

Burlington Camp Registration

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Burlington Camp Registration

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Registration for Des Moines County Conservation Summer Camps will be from 5 to 7 pm at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. This early registration is the first chance for parents to sign up their children for camps and many fill up tonight. Registration forms can be found at dmcconservation.com. A limited number of scholarships are available.

Burlington Camp Registration

Light of Hope Service

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Light of Hope Service

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Light of Hope Service of Remembrance will be held at 5:30 pm at the IWC Chadwick Library International Room. The event is in remembrance of children who died from child abuse or neglect. There will be song, speeches and a message of hope.

Light of Hope Service

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

NL Blood Drive

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NL Blood Drive

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New London Lions host a Community Blood Drive from 1 to 6 pm at the New London Community Hall. To set up an appointment, call Mickey Dingman at 367-2201. Walk-ins are always welcome.

NL Blood Drive

FM Blood Drive

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FM Blood Drive

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A Fort Madison Community Blood Drive will run from 9 am to noon at the Fort Madison Library Sheaffer Memorial Meeting Room. For appointments, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

FM Blood Drive

DM Co. Camp Hosts

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DM Co. Camp Hosts

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This is the last day to submit an application to be a volunteer camp host in Des Moines County. For details and the application visit dmcconservation.com.

DM Co. Camp Hosts

Diabetes Followup Class

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Diabetes Followup Class

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HCHC’s Diabetes Team offers their annual follow-up class tomorrow. It runs from 2 to 4 pm in the new Diabetes Education Center. The program is for anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed a 10-hour diabetes class. Please register by noon today for the class by calling 385-6518.

Diabetes Followup Class

Veterans Appreciation Day

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Veterans Appreciation Day

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Veterans Appreciation Day will be held at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua from 5 to 8 pm. All veterans, family members and supports are invited. Sandwiches, sides, dessert and a drink will be served by freewill donation by the American Legion posts and Van Buren County Commission on Veterans Affairs. The National Anthem will be performed and there will be an auction and bake sale. Proceeds from the event go to Honor Flights of Southeast Iowa. Representatives from veterans departments will also be on hand.

Veterans Appreciation Day

Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living of Mt. Pleasant hosts today’s Alive After Five event. Chamber members, their employees and guests are invited to attend this networking event.

Alive After Five

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

iCal

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

HCHC Book Fair

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HCHC Book Fair

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HCHC Foundation hosts a Book Fair from 9 am to 4:30 pm in Classroom A-1 at HCHC. Premium quality books of all topics will be available at a reduced price. Gift items will also be available. A portion of the sales support HCHC Foundation programs. The book fair is open to the public.

HCHC Book Fair

Bonaparte Meeting

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Bonaparte Meeting

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Bonaparte Main Street’s annual Meeting will be held at the Bonaparte Retreat. A social with appetizers will be held from 6 to 6:30 pm. The meeting runs from 6:30 to 7 with a recognition of volunteers, overview of projects and activities and the presentation of the David Walton Memorial Award.

Bonaparte Meeting

Lemmings Concert

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Lemmings Concert

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Starr’s Cave Nature Center hosts the Lemmings at 7:30 pm in concert. Cost is $10 for adults or $2 for students. This is the final concert of the season.

Lemmings Concert

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Shottenkirk Blood Drive

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Shottenkirk Blood Drive

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Shottenkirk Mt. Pleasant hosts a Community Blood Drive from noon to 3 pm in the Training Room. For an appointment, call Sam Fuller at 385-2261. Walk-ins are welcome.

Shottenkirk Blood Drive

Branstad Town Hall

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Branstad Town Hall

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds will hold a Henry County Town Hall Meeting at 9 am at the ISU Extension Office in Mt. Pleasant. The event is free and open to the public.

Branstad Town Hall

Bulk Trash Dropoff

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Bulk Trash Dropoff

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Henry County rural residents Bulk Trash Dropoff is Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 9 am to noon at 900 West Washington in Mt. Pleasant. Furniture, mattresses, rolled carpet and carpet pad, up to six per household, will be accepted. Construction materials will not be accepted.

Bulk Trash Dropoff

Mepo One Acts

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Mepo One Acts

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Mediapolis High School Drama presents “A Night of One Acts” at 7 pm in the High School Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door, $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Mepo One Acts

NL Library Performance

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NL Library Performance

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The New London Library hosts Poet Mary Swander and the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theater Company at 10 am. This one hour adult program is free and open to the public with refreshments to follow.

NL Library Performance

1st Fridays Art Walk

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1st Fridays Art Walk

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Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk has the theme “Art in Motion: Dance and the Performing Arts.” Local and regional dancers of all genres will perform at the Arts and Convention Center from 7 to 10 pm. There will be an Open Community Dance from 10 to 11 pm at the Civic Center.

1st Fridays Art Walk

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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Homecoming for IWC starts today. Alumni Hospitality runs from noon to 4 pm at Howe Student Activity Center. A 50 year reception for the Class of 1963 will be in the President’s Home from 4 to 4:30 and an Extended Learning Reception will be at the Student Activity Center at 5 pm. The All-Alumni Reception begins at 5:30 with the All-Alumni Banquet and Distinguished Alumni Award. The Nurse Pinning Ceremony begins at 7:30 in the Chapel Auditorium.

IWC Homecoming

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

MPHS Prom

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MPHS Prom

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Mt. Pleasant High School students celebrate their prom. The promenade begins at 4:30. Students must register and be in line by 5 pm. Spectators can enter the building at 3:30 and use the west bleachers. Prom pictures will be taken from 2 to 5 pm. The dance is from 9 pm to noon. After Prom will be held at the High School from 12:30 to 3 am. There will be prizes and a hypnotist will perform. Food will be served.

MPHS Prom

Bulk Trash Dropoff

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Bulk Trash Dropoff

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Henry County rural residents Bulk Trash Dropoff is Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 9 am to noon at 900 West Washington in Mt. Pleasant. Furniture, mattresses, rolled carpet and carpet pad, up to six per household, will be accepted. Construction materials will not be accepted.

Bulk Trash Dropoff

Mepo One Acts

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Mepo One Acts

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Mediapolis High School Drama presents “A Night of One Acts” at 7 pm in the High School Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door, $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Mepo One Acts

Winfield Open House

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Winfield Open House

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Winfield Open House runs from 3 to 6 pm. Start at the Veterans Building to pick up a map and players card to be stamped at businesses in the area. A pulled pork meal will be served starting at 5:30 pm at the Winfield Fire Station and is by freewill donation. Proceeds benefit improvements to the city. There will be a drawing for prizes.

Winfield Open House

Farmington Metal Clean Up

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Farmington Metal Clean Up

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Farmington’s Metal Clean Up is today. Items must be out by 7 am. Scrap metal will be collected at no charge but appliances must have a sticker no matter the size. Stickers can be purchased at City Hall.

Farmington Metal Clean Up

Plant Sale

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Plant Sale

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A Master Gardener’s Plant Sale starts at 9 am at McMillan Park’s Wright Pavilion. There will be hostas, perennials, grasses, annuals, containers and more. Proceeds benefit community horticulture projects.

Plant Sale

NL Yard & Bake Sale

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NL Yard & Bake Sale

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New London United Methodist Women Yard and Bake Sale is from 8 am to 2 pm at NLUM Church. Lunch will be served from 11 to 1 with options of creamed chicken on a biscuit, beef burgers, hot dogs and homemade pie.

NL Yard & Bake Sale

NL Fire Dinner

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NL Fire Dinner

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The New London Fire Department hosts a Spaghetti Dinner from 3 to 7 pm. The meal is by freewill donation.

NL Fire Dinner

Church Rummage Sale

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Church Rummage Sale

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The Lincoln Street Baptist Church Rummage Sale is from 8 am to 2 pm at 1206 North Lincoln. There will be free refreshments.

Church Rummage Sale

NL Citywide Sales

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NL Citywide Sales

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New London’s Citywide Sales from from 8 am to 5 pm today. Maps are available at Casey’s, Jet Stop and Short Stop. There are also numerous meals and fundraisers going on throughout the day.

NL Citywide Sales

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming continues today with a breakfast at the Howe Student Activity Center at 8:30 am. A baccalaureate service is at 10:30 am at the Chapel Auditorium. A lunch buffet will be serviced from 11:30 to 1 at the Dining Hall and Commencement starts at 1:30 with speaker Fredric Volkmann. A reception will follow on the campus lawn. A worship service begins at 5:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church.

IWC Homecoming

Mepo Citywide Sales

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Mepo Citywide Sales

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Mediapolis Citywide Sales are this week with nearly 100 sales taking place. Listings and locations are available at Mediapolis News.

Mepo Citywide Sales

Tree Planting & Care Workshop

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Tree Planting & Care Workshop

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ISU Extension hosts a Tree Planting and Young Tree Care Workshop at the Lee County Fairgrounds in Donnellson from 10 to 11 am. DNR District Forrester Lisa Louck will present the program. This is free and open to the public but registration is requested.

Tree Planting & Care Workshop

Ainsworth Breakfast

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Ainsworth Breakfast

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Ainsworth Community Center Opera House has their breakfast buffet fundraiser today from 7 to 9 am. Cost is $7 with children under 10 free.

Ainsworth Breakfast

Better Block Burlington

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Better Block Burlington

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Better Block Burlington is from 10 am to 3 pm on Main Street. It is sponsored by Des Moines County Living Well and will feature a fun run, bike parade, Zumba, health and fitness testing, food vendors and more.

Better Block Burlington

Swedesburg Healthy Communities

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Swedesburg Healthy Communities

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Healthy Communities free run/walk/bike/trike will start at 8:30 am at Swedesburg Lutheran Church. Children’s activities will run from 10 am to noon.

Swedesburg Healthy Communities

March for Babies

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March for Babies

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March for Babies will be held at Great River Medical Center. Check-in is at 8 am. For more information call 563-323-6378.

March for Babies

Phelps House Opens

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Phelps House Opens

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Phelps House Museum of Burlington opens for the season today. Hours are 1:30 to 4:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday through October.

Phelps House Opens

Van and the Movers

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Van and the Movers

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Van and the Movers, a rhythm and blues band performs at 7:30 pm at the Capitol Theater in Burlington. Tickets are available by calling 237-1099.

Van and the Movers

Van Buren County Welcome Center

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Van Buren County Welcome Center

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Opening for the season is the Van Buren County Welcome Center and McCoy Historical Museum in Keosauqua. Hours are 10 am to 3 pm with tours, music and refreshments available.

Van Buren County Welcome Center

Breakfast on Main

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Breakfast on Main

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Breakfast on Main is hosted by Bonaparte TOPS. The event is at the Bonaparte Opera House Community Room from 7 to 9 am. The menu consists of biscuits and gravy, sausage and bacon wraps, breakfast cups and beverages.

Breakfast on Main

Cinco de Mayo Party

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Cinco de Mayo Party

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts a Cinco de Mayo party from 11 am to 1 pm. Everyone of all ages are welcome and people may bring platters to share. There will be food, coffee and other refreshments.

Cinco de Mayo Party

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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

SEISIO Concert

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SEISIO Concert

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Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra finishes their season with “Mayflowers and Romance.” This is a performance of pops and classical music and will be held at 7:30 pm at the Sondheim Center in Fairfield. There will be an anatomy of orchestra music as well as a Talk-Back session. Tickets are $27 for Zone 1, $23 for Zone 2 and youth are $12. Tickets can be purchased at FairfieldACC.com or at the Ticket Office.

SEISIO Concert

Dixieland Show Band

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Dixieland Show Band

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The last performance of MCT Presents is Barbary Coast Dixieland Show Band. Showtime is 2 pm at the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Tickets are $25 for adults, $12 for students. For tickets call 394-3811.

Dixieland Show Band

Blondes Vs. Brunettes

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Blondes Vs. Brunettes

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Blondes Vs. Brunettes is a powder puff football fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. Kickoff is 2 pm at the Burlington RecPlex. Tickets are $20.

Blondes Vs. Brunettes

Camp L-Kee-Ta Fun Day

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Camp L-Kee-Ta Fun Day

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Camp L-Kee-Ta of Danville hosts their Family Fun Day from 11 am to 2 pm. Cost is $5 with a light meal served. To register call 800-798-0833.

Camp L-Kee-Ta Fun Day

Donkey Basketball Game

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Donkey Basketball Game

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Donkey Basketball Game will be held at the Morning Sun Elementary Gym to benefit Morning Sun PTA. Food sales start at 5 pm with the game at 6. Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 at the door.

Donkey Basketball Game

Relay for Life Dinner

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Relay for Life Dinner

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Relay for Life of North Lee County has a maidrite dinner at Ivor Fowler Community Center at 4 pm. There will be a 50/50 drawing and raffles. The meal is by freewill donation to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Relay for Life Dinner

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Church hosts a Community Blood Drive from 3 to 6:30 pm at the Fellowship Hall. For an appointment, call Jennifer Lehman at 217-8309. Walk-ins are welcome.

Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

Pioneer Cemetery Meeting

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Pioneer Cemetery Meeting

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

Pioneer Cemetery Meeting

MP Schools Late Start

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MP Schools Late Start

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Mt. Pleasant Schools are on a regularly scheduled 90-minute delay today.

MP Schools Late Start

Mepo Choir Concert

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Mepo Choir Concert

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Mediapolis Schools Spring Choir Concert begins at 8 pm.

Mepo Choir Concert

Bingo

6:30 pm -
Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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

Bingo

Alanon

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

iCal

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

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Wayland Blood Drive

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Wayland Blood Drive

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Winfield Lions host a Blood Drive from 3 to 7 pm at the Winfield Veterans Building. For an appointment call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

Wayland Blood Drive

5th Grade Parent Night

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5th Grade Parent Night

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5th Grade Parent Night will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Middle School Cafeteria from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend.

5th Grade Parent Night

WACO Spring Concert

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WACO Spring Concert

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WACO School’s High School Vocal and Band Concert will be held at 7 pm.

WACO Spring Concert

Mepo Music Programs

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Mepo Music Programs

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Mediapolis Schools Elementary Music Program for Kindergarten starts at 6:30 pm and the program for 3rd Grade starts at 7:30 pm. Both programs are in the Auditorium.

Mepo Music Programs

Harmony Early Out

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Harmony Early Out

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Harmony Schools have a 2:15 pm dismissal.

Harmony Early Out

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

iCal

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholic Anonymous

iCal

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dancers dance at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. The dance runs from 7:30 to 10 pm. Robin Ragen is the caller.

Square Dance

MP Athletic Boosters

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MP Athletic Boosters

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Mt. Pleasant Athletic Boosters meet at 7 pm in the High School Teacher’s Lounge.

MP Athletic Boosters

NL Senior Awards

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NL Senior Awards

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New London Senior Awards Night starts at 5:30 pm in the High School Auditorium.

NL Senior Awards

WMU Baccalaureate

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WMU Baccalaureate

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W-MU’s Baccalaureate will be at 7 pm.

WMU Baccalaureate

HTC Band Concert

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HTC Band Concert

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The All Holy Trinity Band Concert will be held at the Jr/Sr Gym. The concert begins at 7 pm.

HTC Band Concert

Mepo Scholarship Night

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Mepo Scholarship Night

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Mediapolis Schools Scholarship Night starts at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

Mepo Scholarship Night

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Round Up A Cure, a Relay for Life Time is having a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch tonight from 5 to 8 pm. 10% of buffet sales and all tips will go to Relay for Life. They will also be selling Round Up Cards. The coupon books are $10.

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody

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Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody

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Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody comes to the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center tonight. The naughty best-selling book features music and fun. Showtime is 7:30 pm. Come early to enjoy pre-show drinks, appetizers and a free photo booth. The show is not intended for anyone under 18. Tickets are $25 for Zone 1, $20 for Zone 2 and are available at FairfieldACC.com or at the Ticket Office.

Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody

RAGBRAI Community Meeting

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RAGBRAI Community Meeting

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A RAGBRAI Community Meeting will be held at the Riverview Country Club at 7 pm in Keosauqua. Everyone is invited. This will be a community discussion on volunteers, vendors, what to expect and more.

RAGBRAI Community Meeting

AMP Beer Tasting

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AMP Beer Tasting

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AMP, Mt. Pleasant Chamber’s young professionals group will have a beer tasting event with a Budweiser representative at Keo’s Bar and Grill starting at 5:30 pm. Members and those interested in joining the group are invited.

AMP Beer Tasting

NL Freshmen Orientation

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NL Freshmen Orientation

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New London Schools Freshmen Orientation will be held at 5:45 pm in the Cafeteria. This is for all incoming freshmen and their parents.

NL Freshmen Orientation

HC Historic Preservation

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HC Historic Preservation

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The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission meets in the Henry County Courthouse in the former Clerk’s Office starting at 1:30 pm.

HC Historic Preservation

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

iCal

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Farmington Yard Sales

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Farmington Yard Sales

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Farmington City Wide Yard Sales start at 8 am today.

Farmington Yard Sales

MPHS Art Show

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MPHS Art Show

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An art show for Mt. Pleasant High School Seniors will be held at 507 Broadway from 7 to 9 pm. This is a culmination of their 4 years of work.

MPHS Art Show

Bethel College Choir

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Bethel College Choir

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The Concert Choir of Bethel College present a choral concert at 7 pm in the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant. The public is welcome. There is no admission charge but a freewill offering will be taken. The evening will open with the Mt. Pleasant High School Chamber Choir.

Bethel College Choir

Knudsen in Concert

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Knudsen in Concert

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Young House Family Services sponsors a concert by local recording artist and Pastor Monte Knudsen. It starts at 7:30 pm in the Pzazz Convention and Event Center in Burlington. Tickets are available at the door and are $10 each. Proceeds benefit children and families in southeast Iowa. The concert follows their annual Banquet. There will be a silent auction and a raffle drawing. Raffle tickets are $5 each.

Knudsen in Concert

HTC Elementary Carnival

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HTC Elementary Carnival

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Holy Trinity Catholic’s Elementary Carnival runs from 5 to 8 pm. There is a pie throwing contest, games and fun. A meal will be served. Everyone is welcome to come and support the school.

HTC Elementary Carnival

MPCS Variety Show

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MPCS Variety Show

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Mt. Pleasant Christian’s School Variety Show starts at 7 pm at the school. A variety of skits and music will be performed at students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Admission is free.

MPCS Variety Show

CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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It’s Opening Day for the Columbus Junction Farmers Market. Starting at 4:30 pm, vendors will be selling bedding plants, planters and fresh vegetables. The event is held rain or shine from 4:30 to 6:30 pm every Friday.

CJ Farmers Market

Car Cruise

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Car Cruise

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It’s the first Car Cruze-In of the season. The 20th Century Car Club hosts the event from 6 to 9 pm in Central Park.

Car Cruise

Tenderloin Fundraiser

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Tenderloin Fundraiser

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Two Rivers Bank and Trust serves tenderloins from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Burlington Eagles Club. $6 for a sandwich and $7.50 for a meal with potato salad and baked beans. The meal benefits the Des Moines County Humane Soceity.

Tenderloin Fundraiser

Zumbathon

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Zumbathon

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A Zumbathon Event will be held at the Fort Madison High School starting at 6:30 pm. Admission is $10. The fundraiser is hosted by the FMHS Music Boosters for the music students’ trip to Ireland.

Zumbathon

College Conversations Over Coffee

8:30 am - 10:00 am

College Conversations Over Coffee

iCal

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

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Piano Men

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Piano Men

iCal

Piano Men will be performed at 7:30 pm at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. A multi-media show takes audience members through the 70’s with the events and popular items from the decade with songs from Elton John and Billy Joel. Tickets are $22 for Zone 1, $18 for Zone 2 and youth tickets are $12. Tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Piano Men

Farmington Yard Sales

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Farmington Yard Sales

iCal

Farmington City Wide Yard Sales start at 8 am today.

Farmington Yard Sales

Mother’s Day Gift Sale

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Mother’s Day Gift Sale

iCal

Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone hosts a Mother’s Day Gift Sale from 8 am to 2 pm at Kramer’s Gas Station in Salem. Gift baskets are made by team members and proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Mother’s Day Gift Sale

Fundraiser Breakfast

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Fundraiser Breakfast

iCal

Farmington United Methodist Church has a Fundraiser Breakfast from 7 to 10 am at the Hel-Mart Community Room. Monies raised go towards Imagine No Malaria.

Fundraiser Breakfast

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

iCal

New London VFW hosts a Catfish and Chicken Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. The meal includes a roll and two sides. Catfish is $9.50 and chicken is $7.

NL VFW Dinner

AmVets Spaghetti Supper

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AmVets Spaghetti Supper

iCal

A Spaghetti Supper to benefit Camp Courageous will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Veterans Hall. The meal is by freewill donation with money going to send kids to camp. Music will be performed by the Troubadors. The event is sponsored by AmVets and Sons of AmVets.

AmVets Spaghetti Supper

Cotillion Dance

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Cotillion Dance

iCal

A Cotillion Club Dance will be held at the West Point American Legion Hall from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. Polyester Blend from Cedar Rapids performs. Nonmember admission is $10.

Cotillion Dance

HHCC Run/Walk/Bike/Trike

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HHCC Run/Walk/Bike/Trike

iCal

The Healthy Henry County Communities Run/Walk/Bike/Trike Event originally scheduled for last Saturday will start at 8:30 am outside of the Swedesburg Lutheran Church.

HHCC Run/Walk/Bike/Trike

Main Street BBQ

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Main Street BBQ

iCal

Main Street BBQ will be held in Fort Madison from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. Gate admission is $5 and that includes unlimited sampling.

Main Street BBQ

Outdoor Youth Jamboree

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Outdoor Youth Jamboree

iCal

The Outdoor Youth Jamboree will be held at Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry. The event runs from 9 am to 2 pm. The events are free.

Outdoor Youth Jamboree

Tacos & Enchiladas Sale

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Tacos & Enchiladas Sale

iCal

A Tacos and Enchiladas Sale will be held at the LULAC Club in Fort Madison from 3 to 7 pm. The sale benefits Fort Madison Wrestlers.

Tacos & Enchiladas Sale

Mepo Plant Sale

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Mepo Plant Sale

iCal

Mediapolis FFA has a plant sale from 8 am to 4 pm at the Mediapolis Greenhouse. A variety of plants and vegetables will be available.

Mepo Plant Sale

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

MSCC Mother's Day Breakfast

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MSCC Mother's Day Breakfast

iCal

Morning Sun Care Center hosts a Mother’s Day Community Breakfast from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. The public is welcome.

MSCC Mother's Day Breakfast

Sunrise Terrace Mother's Day

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Sunrise Terrace Mother's Day

iCal

Sunrise Terrace celebrates Mother’s Day. People are invited to visit mom from 2 to 4 pm. Refreshments will be served in the dining room.

Sunrise Terrace Mother's Day

Bonaparte Luncheon

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Bonaparte Luncheon

iCal

A Mother’s Day Luncheon will be hosted by the Bonaparte Library Board from 11 am to 1 pm at the Bonaparte Opera House. A pork dinner with mashed potatoes, green beans, a roll, salads, homemade desserts and a drink will be served. Adults are $7 with children under 10 $5. There will be a raffle for a basket. Tickets are 1 for $1 or 6 for $5. The fundraiser benefits the library.

Bonaparte Luncheon

BHS Jazz Band Performance

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BHS Jazz Band Performance

iCal

BHS Jazz Band performs in concert at 3 pm in the Edward Stone Middle School Auditorium. The public is invited and admission is free.

BHS Jazz Band Performance

Eagles Breakfast Buffet

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Eagles Breakfast Buffet

iCal

The Eagle Riders Breakfast Buffet will be held at the Eagles Club in Burlington from 8 to 11 am. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. The buffet benefits Burlington Little League. Everyone is welcome.

Eagles Breakfast Buffet

Mother’s Day Breakfast

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Mother’s Day Breakfast

iCal

A Mother’s Day Breakfast will be hosted by the West Point Fireworks Committee at the Klub from 7 to 10 am. The meal is by freewill donation. There will also be a bake sale.

Mother’s Day Breakfast

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

iCal

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

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Affordable Care Act Presentation

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Affordable Care Act Presentation

iCal

This is the last day to register for the Chamber’s presentation on the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect businesses of all sizes. It will be held this Friday from 11:30 am to 1 pm in the Access Energy Conference Room. Dan Royer will present the program. There is no fee for the presentation but lunch is $5 per person. To register, call the Chamber at 385-3101.

Affordable Care Act Presentation

DHC Nursing Home Week

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DHC Nursing Home Week

iCal

Donnellson Health Care celebrates National Nursing Home Week with Crazy Hat Day and Fun With Monica beginning at 3 pm.

DHC Nursing Home Week

WMU Spring Concert

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WMU Spring Concert

iCal

WMU’s Elementary Spring Concert starts at 7 pm.

WMU Spring Concert

Mepo FFA Banquet

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Mepo FFA Banquet

iCal

Mediapolis Schools FFA Banquet will be held in the Auditorium starting at 6 pm.

Mepo FFA Banquet

Harmony Music Concert

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Harmony Music Concert

iCal

Harmony’s Elementary Music Concert starts at 7 pm in the Jr/Sr High School.

Harmony Music Concert

Morning Sun Care Center

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Morning Sun Care Center

iCal

Morning Sun Care Center’s activities for Nursing Home Week: Fun in the Sun Day. There will be a 10 am community worship, sack lunch picnic, Balloon animals at 1 pm, Steve Parker and the Fun Factory performs at 2 and there will be a movie on the big screen at 7.

Morning Sun Care Center

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

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Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

iCal

Sunrise Terrace celebrates National Nursing Home Week with a Staff Appreciation Luncheon. Traveling Bingo will be played at 2:30 pm.

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

DM Co. History Club

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DM Co. History Club

iCal

The North Des Moines County History Club meets at 7:30 pm at DMC Mutual Insurance in Mediapolis. Bill Walker and Herb Price will speak about pioneer cemeteries.

DM Co. History Club

Bingo

6:30 pm -
Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

iCal

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

Bingo

Alanon

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

iCal

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

Alanon

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MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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MP Moose Lodge Bingo

iCal

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

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Community Action Open House

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Community Action Open House

iCal

To celebrate Nation Community Action Month, Tolson Community Action hosts an Open House from 11 am to 2 pm. The public is invited to visit the facility, learn more about the available programs and enjoy a snack.

Community Action Open House

DHC Nursing Home Week

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DHC Nursing Home Week

iCal

Donnellson Health Care celebrates National Nursing Home Week with events that include Wear a DHC t-shirt and an ice cream social at 6 pm with a performance by Elvis at 6:30.

DHC Nursing Home Week

MP Music Boosters

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MP Music Boosters

iCal

Mt. Pleasant Music Booster Meeting starts at 7 pm in the Music Room.

MP Music Boosters

Concert on the Square

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Concert on the Square

iCal

The Mt. Pleasant 5th/6th grade Band Concert on the Square starts at 7 pm in Central Park.

Concert on the Square

AMP Bees Game Deadline

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AMP Bees Game Deadline

iCal

AMP, Mt. Pleasant Chamber’s young professionals group are partaking in a regional AMP event to be held this Saturday at 6:30 pm at a Burlington Bees game. Tickets are $12 and need to be reserved by today. They can be reserved by emailing AMP social chair Kisha Manning at kasha@nucara.com or calling the Chamber office.

AMP Bees Game Deadline

Mepo Band Concert

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Mepo Band Concert

iCal

Mediapolis School 5th through 12th grade Band Concert starts at 7 pm.

Mepo Band Concert

Harmony FFA Banquet

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Harmony FFA Banquet

iCal

Harmony’s FFA Banquet will be in the Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria at 6 pm.

Harmony FFA Banquet

Morning Sun Care Center

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Morning Sun Care Center

iCal

Morning Sun Care Center’s activities for Nursing Home Week: Wild West Day. There will be morning games and then Rudy the Indian Dancer performs at 1:30 pm.

Morning Sun Care Center

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

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Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

iCal

Sunrise Terrace celebrates National Nursing Home Week with Community Service Projects as a way to give back to the community.

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

Soil & Water Conservation

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Soil & Water Conservation

iCal

The Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District holds their regular monthly meeting at 3:30 pm at the District Office located at 709 South Iris Street. The meeting is open to the public.

Soil & Water Conservation

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

iCal

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholic Anonymous

iCal

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

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Mock Car Crash

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Mock Car Crash

iCal

New London High School participates in a Mock Drunk Driving Event at 1 pm on the west side of the high school. There will be a helicopter landing and emergency personnel will respond to the scene.

Mock Car Crash

HCHC Lunch & Learn

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HCHC Lunch & Learn

iCal

Cardiopulmonary Rehab Lunch and Learn will meet at noon in Classroom A-1 at HCHC. Carmen Miyoshi the Nutrition Services Director will speak about hydration. The support group aims to improve the quality of life for those who have experiences heart and lung problems and to promote a healthy lifestyle. Lunch will be provided and anyone with heart and lung disease concerns is welcome.

HCHC Lunch & Learn

DHC Nursing Home Week

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DHC Nursing Home Week

iCal

Donnellson Health Care celebrates National Nursing Home Week with events that include Wear a DHC t-shirt and an ice cream social at 6 pm with a performance by Elvis at 6:30.

DHC Nursing Home Week

NL Baccalaureate

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NL Baccalaureate

iCal

New London Schools Baccalaureate will be held at 7 pm at New London Christian Church.

NL Baccalaureate

WMU Band Open House

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WMU Band Open House

iCal

W-MU’s 4th Grade Band Open House runs from 6 to 8 pm.

WMU Band Open House

HTC Senior Awards Night

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HTC Senior Awards Night

iCal

Holy Trinity Catholic’s High School Awards Night begins at 6:30 pm.

HTC Senior Awards Night

Mepo Baccalaureate

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Mepo Baccalaureate

iCal

Mediapolis Schools Baccalaureate starts at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

Mepo Baccalaureate

Morning Sun Care Center

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Morning Sun Care Center

iCal

Morning Sun Care Center’s activities for Nursing Home Week: Disney Day. There will be a Cinderella Style Show at 9:30 am, Donna the Ventriloquist performs at 1 and at 3 there is karaoke with Mike and friends.

Morning Sun Care Center

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

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Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

iCal

Sunrise Terrace celebrates National Nursing Home Week with an Omelet Breakfast for all Winfield businesses from 7 to 9 am. Tours of the home will be included.

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

iCal

Jared Hershberger, the district representative of Congressman Dave Loebsack, will hold office hours today at the Washington Chamber of Commerce from 10 am to noon. He will then be at Mt. Pleasant City Hall from 2 to 3 pm. Constituents are urged to attend and share their issues, thoughts and concerns.

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

Mepo Community Coffee

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Mepo Community Coffee

iCal

Community Coffee at Prairie Ridge Care and Rehab of Mediapolis starts at 9:30 am.

Mepo Community Coffee

Alzheimer's Meeting

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Alzheimer's Meeting

iCal

The Alzheimer’s Association offers a free educational program at the Burlington Public Library tomorrow from 1 to 4 pm. The event will have an in-depth look at how to care for people in the mid and latter stages of Alzheimer’s and related diseases. The class is taught by professional Jerry Schroeder. This is the last day to register and you can do so by calling 800-272-3900.

Alzheimer's Meeting

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

iCal

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

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

DHC Nursing Home Week

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DHC Nursing Home Week

iCal

Donnellson Health Care celebrates National Nursing Home Week with crazy sock day and wheelchair races at 1 pm.

DHC Nursing Home Week

Mepo Pre-K Graduation

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Mepo Pre-K Graduation

iCal

Mediapolis Schools Pre-K Graduation is at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium.

Mepo Pre-K Graduation

Harmony Academic Awards

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Harmony Academic Awards

iCal

Harmony Academic Awards Night starts at 7 pm.

Harmony Academic Awards

Community Luncheon

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Community Luncheon

iCal

A Community Luncheon will be served by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ from 11 am to 1 pm in the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room of Donnellson. Sandwiches, sides, dessert and a drink are available by freewill donation. Deliveries are available by calling 835-9360.

Community Luncheon

Morning Sun Care Center

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Morning Sun Care Center

iCal

Morning Sun Care Center’s activities for Nursing Home Week: Simon Says Day. There will be morning games and 1:30 pm is scheduled for Amy Fellows.

Morning Sun Care Center

Great River Book Fair

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Great River Book Fair

iCal

Great River Friends sponsor a Book Fair Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and Fridayfrom 7 am to 4 pm in the Mercy Plaza lobby in West Burlington. Hundreds of items will be available at reduced prices. Great River Friends supports Great River Health Systems.

Great River Book Fair

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

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Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

iCal

Sunrise Terrace celebrates National Nursing Home Week with Cowboy Jim entertainment at 2 pm, a car show from 4 to 6, KILJ broadcasts at 5 pm and the free annual Fish Fry will start at 5:30.

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

iCal

Jared Hershberger, the district representative of Congressman Dave Loebsack, will hold office hours today at the Columbus Junction City Hall from 2 to 3 pm. Constituents are urged to attend and share their issues, thoughts and concerns.

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

iCal

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

Sundowners Book Club

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Sundowners Book Club

iCal

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

Sundowners Book Club

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

iCal

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Love & Valor Showing

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Love & Valor Showing

iCal

A special showing of “Love and Valor: One Couple’s Intimate Civil War Letters” will be shown by director Charles Larimer in the IWC Chapel at 7:30 pm. The showing is a fundraiser for the Harlan-Lincoln House with tickets available at the door for $5.

Love & Valor Showing

DHC Nursing Home Week

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DHC Nursing Home Week

iCal

Donnellson Health Care celebrates National Nursing Home Week with dress like a farmer day. There will be a petting zoo at 2 pm.

DHC Nursing Home Week

Morning Sun Care Center

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Morning Sun Care Center

iCal

Morning Sun Care Center’s activities for Nursing Home Week: Down on the Farm Day. A peanut auction starts at 9:30 am. There will be farm animals in the animal, horse and buggy rides at 3, a family barbecue at 4:30 and Country Cloggers at 6.

Morning Sun Care Center

Great River Book Fair

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Great River Book Fair

iCal

Great River Friends sponsor a Book Fair Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and Fridayfrom 7 am to 4 pm in the Mercy Plaza lobby in West Burlington. Hundreds of items will be available at reduced prices. Great River Friends supports Great River Health Systems.

Great River Book Fair

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

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Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

iCal

Sunrise Terrace celebrates National Nursing Home Week with a Box Social Auction/ Lunch with residents at 10:30 and the annual variety show at 2 pm.

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

DAV Service Van

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DAV Service Van

iCal

The DAV Service Van will be at the VFW in Burlington on Washington Street for all vets who have any questions. They will be there from 9 am to 4 pm.

DAV Service Van

History of the Union Block

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History of the Union Block

iCal

Mt. Pleasant Historic Preservation Commission presents the lecture “History of the Union Block” at 7 pm in the International Room of the Chadwick Library at IWC. Local historian Pat White will present the lecture complete with photographs and memorabilia. It is free and open to the public.

History of the Union Block

Trenton Yard Sales

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Trenton Yard Sales

iCal

Trenton Citywide Yard Sales run Friday from 8 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm.

Trenton Yard Sales

Sheaffer Pen Museum

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Sheaffer Pen Museum

iCal

Sheaffer Pen Museum hosts a Centennial Celebration of the company Friday from noon am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. A golf clinic, bus tours, special events and activities are available and there will be free admission to the museum.

Sheaffer Pen Museum

South Shore Campground Opens

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South Shore Campground Opens

iCal

The South Shore Campgrounds at Oakland Mills open for the season. There are 16 camping site available. Hosts will be in place to assist with registration and campground fees.

South Shore Campground Opens

Fairfield RAGBRAI Meeting

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Fairfield RAGBRAI Meeting

iCal

Team Fairfield RAGBRAI holds an informational meeting with merchants and businesses at 8 am at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. All owners and managers are encouraged to attend. They will review best practices for businesses to serve the large crowd.

Fairfield RAGBRAI Meeting

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Women's Club Iris Show

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Women's Club Iris Show

iCal

The Mt. Pleasant Women’s Club 62nd annual Irish Show will be held at the HCHC Lobby. There are a variety of themes available for entering. Registration is from 8 to 10:30 and the show will be open to the public from 12:30 to 3 pm. There will also be art featuring the iris this year including quilts, canvas, pottery or carving. There is no cost to attend. For more information call 385-4386.

Women's Club Iris Show

Old Settlers Poker Run

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Old Settlers Poker Run

iCal

The Old Settlers Poker Run is today. Sign-in is from 12 to 1 at the Underground in Salem. There are five stops before the event ends at the Vault in Salem at 6 pm. A meal will be served by freewill donation. This is rain or shine and all vehicles welcome. There is a $100 prize for best hand or $25 for worst hand. 1 hand is $5, 3 for $10 or 5 for $20. All proceeds go to pay for the carnival at Old Settlers.

Old Settlers Poker Run

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

iCal

It’s Opening Day for the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market at Wright Pavilion in McMillan Park. Market hours are 8:30 to 11 am. There will be a Bountiful Bucket Workshop and door prizes and giveaways.

MP Farmers Market

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

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Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

iCal

Sunrise Terrace celebrates National Nursing Home Week with ice cream sodas on the patio.

Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home Week

Trenton Yard Sales

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Trenton Yard Sales

iCal

Trenton Citywide Yard Sales run Friday from 8 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm.

Trenton Yard Sales

Sheaffer Pen Museum

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Sheaffer Pen Museum

iCal

Sheaffer Pen Museum hosts a Centennial Celebration of the company Friday from noon am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. A golf clinic, bus tours, special events and activities are available and there will be free admission to the museum.

Sheaffer Pen Museum

Singles Dance

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Singles Dance

iCal

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

NL Commencement

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NL Commencement

iCal

New London Schools Commencement will be held at 2 pm at the High School Gym.

NL Commencement

Harmony Graduation

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Harmony Graduation

iCal

Harmony Graduation starts at 2 pm in the Jr/Sr High Gymnasium.

Harmony Graduation

Pleasant Point Meeting

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Pleasant Point Meeting

iCal

The annual meeting of the Pleasant Point Cemetery Association is at 1:30 pm at the Pleasant Point Church. All persons with family members interred are encouraged to attend, participate and give support.

Pleasant Point Meeting

Mennonite Taco Bar

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Mennonite Taco Bar

iCal

The Pleasant View, 1101 N. Lucas Street, Mt. Pleasant will be holding a Mennonite Taco Bar from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. today. Have you ever wondered how Mennonites make tacos? Everyone is invited to find out what makes a Mennonite taco. Funds will be used for church projects.

Mennonite Taco Bar

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

iCal

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

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

iCal

HCHC’s Community Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6:30 pm at the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

Blood Drive

MP Late Start

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MP Late Start

iCal

Mt. Pleasant Schools are on a regularly scheduled 90 minute late start this morning.

MP Late Start

MP Spring Concert

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MP Spring Concert

iCal

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

MP Spring Concert

Jake McVey

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Jake McVey

iCal

Jake McVey performs at the Wayland Parkview Home at 10:30 am. Everyone is welcome to attend the country music concert.

Jake McVey

Bingo

6:30 pm -
Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

iCal

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

Bingo

Alanon

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

iCal

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

Alanon

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NAMI Meetings

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NAMI Meetings

iCal

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

NAMI Meetings

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

MP Spring Concert

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MP Spring Concert

iCal

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

MP Spring Concert

NL Band & Vocal Concert

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NL Band & Vocal Concert

iCal

New London grade 5 to 8 Band and Vocal Concert starts at 7 pm.

NL Band & Vocal Concert

HTC Junior High Awards Night

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HTC Junior High Awards Night

iCal

Holy Trinity Catholic’s Junior High Awards Night will be held at 6 pm with award presentations at 6:30 and Junior High Musical “Aladdin” to follow.

HTC Junior High Awards Night

Harmony Music Concert

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Harmony Music Concert

iCal

Harmony Jr/Sr High School Music Concert will be in 7 pm in the Jr/Sr School Cafeteria.

Harmony Music Concert

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

iCal

Jared Hershberger, the district representative of Congressman Dave Loebsack, will hold office hours today at the Fort Madison City Hall from 2 to 3 pm. Constituents are urged to attend and share their issues, thoughts and concerns.

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

iCal

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholic Anonymous

iCal

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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

MP Farmers Market

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Jared Hershberger, the district representative of Congressman Dave Loebsack, will hold office hours today at the Keosauqua City Hall from 10 am to noon. He will then be at the Fairfield Convention Center from 2 to 3 pm. Constituents are urged to attend and share their issues, thoughts and concerns.

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

Circle 8 Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dance

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The Circle 8 Square Dancer Club meets at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm. Jerry Story will be the caller. Pie and ice cream will be served.

Circle 8 Square Dance

Basketball Tryouts

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Basketball Tryouts

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Tryouts for 3rd Grade Boys Tournament Basketball team will be at the Middle School from 7 to 8 pm. Any questions call Ronnie Ashton at 931-2896.

Basketball Tryouts

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Beta Sigma Phi is hosting a Pizza Ranch Fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm. They will be busing tables for tips and they will also be receiving a portion of food sales. Donations benefit local charities.

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

MP Senior Award Night

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MP Senior Award Night

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Mt. Pleasant Schools Senior Award Night starts at 7 pm at the High School.

MP Senior Award Night

Harmony Preschool Graduation

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Harmony Preschool Graduation

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Harmony Preschool Graduation is at 6:30 pm in the Elementary Gym.

Harmony Preschool Graduation

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Pond Management Seminar

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Pond Management Seminar

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This is the last day to register for Pond Management: Pond Problems and Solutions. The free program is offered through ISU Extension on Monday, June 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Smith’s Pond near Salem. Allen Pattillo will lead the walk and talk seminar. To register call 835-5116.

Pond Management Seminar

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

Friday Fest

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Friday Fest

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Friday Fest is at the Port of Burlington from 5:30 to 8 pm. There will be music and food

Friday Fest

Farmington Ham Ball Dinner

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Farmington Ham Ball Dinner

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A ham ball dinner will be served at the Farmington Community Center from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. There will be a quilt silent auction. Proceeds go to the Pioneer Historical Society for rewiring updates.

Farmington Ham Ball Dinner

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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

WMU Alumni Coffee

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WMU Alumni Coffee

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An Alumni Coffee at W-MU’s School Cafeteria will be held at 3 pm. Alumni and friends are welcome to reminisce.

WMU Alumni Coffee

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is open from 8:30 to 11 am. Due to the swap meet, use the Locust Street entrance. The market will be held in the bunny barn.

MP Farmers Market

Spring Festival

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Spring Festival

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A Spring Festival will be held at the Bonaparte City Park from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be activities throughout the day. There will be kids games, a prize walk, activities and food served. This is sponsored by Bonaparte’s Independence Day Celebration is raining money for 4th of July activities.

Spring Festival

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW has a Catfish and Chicken Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. They will be serving catfish and chicken with two sides and a roll.

NL VFW Dinner

LEGO Club

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LEGO Club

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This is the last LEGO Club is at the Winfield Public Library at 10:30 am. All children are welcome.

LEGO Club

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

Mepo Pool Opens

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Mepo Pool Opens

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The Mediapolis Pool opens for the season today.

Mepo Pool Opens

Bettonsport Flea Market

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Bettonsport Flea Market

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Bettonsport Flea Market and Craft Show runs from 9 am to 10 pm.

Bettonsport Flea Market

Critter Catch

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Critter Catch

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Critter Catch, a hands-on exploration of Flint Creek runs from 10 to 11 am Starr’s Cave Nature Center.

Critter Catch

Vietnam Vets Fish Fry

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Vietnam Vets Fish Fry

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Vietnam Veterans of America Fish Fry runs from 11 am to 3 pm at Riverview Park in Fort Madison. It is by freewill donation and there will be door prizes and raffle tickets. Proceeds benefit local veterans needing assistance.

Vietnam Vets Fish Fry

W-MU Alumni Banquet

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W-MU Alumni Banquet

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Winfield-Mt. Union Alumni Association’s 104th annual Banquet starts at 6:30 pm in the school gymnasium. To register, call 257-6710.

W-MU Alumni Banquet

Bonaparte Alumni Banquet

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Bonaparte Alumni Banquet

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The Bonaparte Alumni Banquet will be held in the Bonaparte Elementary Schools. Doors open at 10:30 pm, lunch will be served at noon.

Bonaparte Alumni Banquet

Spring Festival

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Spring Festival

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A Spring Festival will be held from 9 am to 5 pm in Bonaparte City Park. There will be activities and prizes. Food will be served food served all day.

Spring Festival

Bonaparte Fundraiser

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Bonaparte Fundraiser

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The Bonaparte First Responders hold a Fundraiser from 5 to 7 pm. They will be serving grilled chicken, baked beans, hashbrowns and bread. There will be a 50/50 raffle. Takeout orders are available. The event is at the Bonaparte Fire Station.

Bonaparte Fundraiser

Farmington EMS Open House

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Farmington EMS Open House

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Farmington EMS celebrates EMS Week with an Open House from 9 am to noon. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited.

Farmington EMS Open House

Memorial Day program

12:25 pm - 1:25 pm

Memorial Day program

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The City will be holding a Memorial Day program this morning. They will be honoring all veterans with a patriotic program at the cemetery and the Community Center. The Honor Guard will be marching from the Community Center at approximately 7:50 a.m.

Memorial Day program

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Flea Market & Craft Show

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Flea Market & Craft Show

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

Flea Market & Craft Show

Bentonsport Memorial Day Service

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Bentonsport Memorial Day Service

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The Bentonsport Historic Presbyterian Church holds a Memorial Day service and music concert at 6 pm. It begins with a flag raising.

Bentonsport Memorial Day Service

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

HTC Baccalaureate/Graduation

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HTC Baccalaureate/Graduation

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Holy Trinity Catholics Baccalaureate will be held at 9:30 am at Sacred Heart Church in Fort Madison. Graduation starts at 2 pm in the Jr/Sr High Gym.

HTC Baccalaureate/Graduation

Spring Festival

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Spring Festival

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A Spring Festival will be held at the Bonaparte City Park from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be activities throughout the day. There will be kids games, a prize walk, activities and food served. This is sponsored by Bonaparte’s Independence Day Celebration is raining money for 4th of July activities.

Spring Festival

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

VB Players Reunion

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VB Players Reunion

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Van Buren Players 50th anniversary reunion is from 2 to 5 pm at the Village Cup and Cakes in Keosauqua. It is open to the public and there will be refreshments, posters, programs, photographs and news clippings.

VB Players Reunion

Spring Festival

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Spring Festival

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A Spring Festival will be held from 9 am to 5 pm in Bonaparte City Park. There will be activities and prizes. Food will be served food served all day.

Spring Festival

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Flea Market & Craft Show

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Flea Market & Craft Show

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

Flea Market & Craft Show

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Memorial Ride

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Memorial Ride

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

Memorial Ride

Barnabas Memorial Day Concert

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Barnabas Memorial Day Concert

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

Barnabas Memorial Day Concert

Wayland Memorial Day Breakfast

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Wayland Memorial Day Breakfast

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

Wayland Memorial Day Breakfast

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

MP Aquatic Center Open

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MP Aquatic Center Open

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

MP Aquatic Center Open

Bingo

6:30 pm -
Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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

Bingo

Alanon

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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

Alanon

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

MP Library Book Club

1:30 pm -
Mt. Pleasant Public Library
307 East Monroe
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

MP Library Book Club

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

MP Library Book Club

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
Lincoln Street Baptist Church
Lincoln Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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

MP Farmers Market

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

Climbing Wall

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Climbing Wall

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

Climbing Wall

Immunization Clinics

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Department
407 West White Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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Winfield Summer Reading Programs

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

Winfield Summer Reading Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Poker Tournament Party

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Poker Tournament Party

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

Poker Tournament Party

NL 8th Grade Recognition

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NL 8th Grade Recognition

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

NL 8th Grade Recognition

Roederer Open House

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Roederer Open House

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

Roederer Open House

Salem Citywide Sales

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Salem Citywide Sales

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

Salem Citywide Sales

Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

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Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

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

Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

Cotillion Club Dance

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Cotillion Club Dance

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

Cotillion Club Dance

Relay for Life Yard & Bake Sale

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Relay for Life Yard & Bake Sale

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

Relay for Life Yard & Bake Sale

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

Bark for Life DM County

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Bark for Life DM County

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

Bark for Life DM County

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Fly Me To the Moon

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Fly Me To the Moon

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

Fly Me To the Moon

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

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Swedish Pancake Breakfast

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

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

Salem Citywide Sales

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Salem Citywide Sales

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

Salem Citywide Sales

Starr's Cave Insect Program

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Starr's Cave Insect Program

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

Starr's Cave Insect Program

MP Aquatic Opens

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MP Aquatic Opens

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

MP Aquatic Opens

Legislative Forum

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Legislative Forum

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

Legislative Forum

Winfield Citywide Sales

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Winfield Citywide Sales

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

Winfield Citywide Sales

Winfield Family Stay Active Day

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Winfield Family Stay Active Day

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

Winfield Family Stay Active Day

Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

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Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

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

Denmark Townwide Yard Sales

Burlington Book Sale

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Burlington Book Sale

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

Burlington Book Sale

Burlington Artist Reception

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Burlington Artist Reception

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

Burlington Artist Reception

Denmark Heritage Days

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Denmark Heritage Days

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

Denmark Heritage Days

day out for doggies.

12:13 pm - 1:13 pm

day out for doggies.

iCal

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

day out for doggies.

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

iCal

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

Coffee Chat

Burlington Municipal Band

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Burlington Municipal Band

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

Burlington Municipal Band

Denmark Heritage Days

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Denmark Heritage Days

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

Denmark Heritage Days

Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield First Fridays

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

Fairfield First Fridays

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

Alcoholics Anonymous

iCal

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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