Community Calendar

The week's events

  • June 3, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

    TOPS #212...

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

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

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

    Alcoholic Anonymous

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

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

  • June 4, 2014

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    Alive After Five

    Alive After Five today will be held at East Grove Farms, 1878 335th Street in Salem.  This is an evening for fun and networking from the Mt. Pleasant Chamber Alliance.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

    Immunization Clinics

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

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

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

  • June 5, 2014

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    Car Cruise-In

    Advance Auto Parts holds a Cruise-In from 5 to 8 pm. Hot rods, classic and muscle cars are welcome. This event is organized by Heartland Rod and Custom.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Job Fair

    A Job Fair will be held from 1 to 4 pm at the Fairfield Armory. There will be workshops that day too. From 11 to noon and one from noon to 1 for job seekers. Over twenty employers will be on-hand.

    A Job Fair will be held from 1 to 4 pm at the Fairfield Armory. There will be workshops that day too. From 11 to noon and one from noon to 1 for job seekers. Over twenty employers will be on-hand.

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    Relay for Life yard sale collection

    Relay for Life team No One Walks Alone holds their annual yard sale during Salem citywide sales. If you have items that you would like to donate please stop by the Salem Shelter House from 2 to 4 pm. If that doesn’t work, contact Deb Hudson at 931-9500.

    Relay for Life team No One Walks Alone holds their annual yard sale during Salem citywide sales. If you have items that you would like to donate please stop by the Salem Shelter House from 2 to 4 pm. If that doesn’t work, contact Deb Hudson at 931-9500.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • June 6, 2014

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    CJ Farmers Market

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

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

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Fairfield First Fridays Art Walk

    Fairfield First Fridays Art Walk has the theme “International Culture.” It runs tonight from 6 to 10 pm in downtown and at the Arts and Convention Center and will feature food and entertainment from around the globe.

    Fairfield First Fridays Art Walk has the theme “International Culture.” It runs tonight from 6 to 10 pm in downtown and at the Arts and Convention Center and will feature food and entertainment from around the globe.

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    FMAAA Reception

    Fort Madison Area Arts Association reception for the annual Photography Exhibition at the FMAAA gallery from 5 to 7 pm.

    Fort Madison Area Arts Association reception for the annual Photography Exhibition at the FMAAA gallery from 5 to 7 pm.

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    Houghton KC Fish Fry

    Knights of Columbus Fish Fry is from 5 to 8 pm in the KC Hall in Houghton. Dine-in and carryout fish and shrimp dinners are available.

    Knights of Columbus Fish Fry is from 5 to 8 pm in the KC Hall in Houghton. Dine-in and carryout fish and shrimp dinners are available.

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    IA Free Fishing Days

    Iowa Free Fishing Days is this weekend. This weekend only, residents are allowed to fish without a license. All regulations are in force.

    Iowa Free Fishing Days is this weekend. This weekend only, residents are allowed to fish without a license. All regulations are in force.

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    RFL Yard/Bake Sale

    Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone has their annual yard sale today from 8 am to 5 pm at the Salem Shelter House. Breakfast and lunch will be serve and baked goods are available for purchase.

    Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone has their annual yard sale today from 8 am to 5 pm at the Salem Shelter House. Breakfast and lunch will be serve and baked goods are available for purchase.

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    Salem Friends Church Yard Sale

    Salem Friends Church Yard Sale is during the citywide sales, open today from 8 am to 5 pm at the church.

    Salem Friends Church Yard Sale is during the citywide sales, open today from 8 am to 5 pm at the church.

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

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

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

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    Snake Alley Festival of Film

    The Snake Alley Festival of Film is from 10 am to 10 pm at the Burlington Capitol Theater. Tickets are sold by two hour blocks, full day passes or for the entire event.

    The Snake Alley Festival of Film is from 10 am to 10 pm at the Burlington Capitol Theater. Tickets are sold by two hour blocks, full day passes or for the entire event.

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    Witte Observatory Open

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Recreation Area is open for public viewing from sunset to 10:30 pm, weather permitting.

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Recreation Area is open for public viewing from sunset to 10:30 pm, weather permitting.

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    Youth Golf Camp Deadline

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

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

  • June 7, 2014

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    IA Free Fishing Days

    Iowa Free Fishing Days is this weekend. This weekend only, residents are allowed to fish without a license. All regulations are in force.

    Iowa Free Fishing Days is this weekend. This weekend only, residents are allowed to fish without a license. All regulations are in force.

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    Bark for Life

    Relay for Life Team Pura Vida hosts the 3rd annual Bark for Life. It is from 1 to 4 m at the Henry County Courthouse Lawn. There will be several vendors, dogs available for adoption, dog contests, an obstacle course and prizes. There will be a diamond dig. Fastest time to dig out the diamond wins, special tickets must be purchased for that. Cost is only $10.

    Relay for Life Team Pura Vida hosts the 3rd annual Bark for Life. It is from 1 to 4 m at the Henry County Courthouse Lawn. There will be several vendors, dogs available for adoption, dog contests, an obstacle course and prizes. There will be a diamond dig. Fastest time to dig out the diamond wins, special tickets must be purchased for that. Cost is only $10.

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    Bentensport Trash to Treasurers Sale

    Bentensport in Van Buren County will host a trash to treasures sale. Featuring antiques, collectables, and estate items from 9am – 5pm along the Historic Scenic byway J40.

    Bentensport in Van Buren County will host a trash to treasures sale. Featuring antiques, collectables, and estate items from 9am – 5pm along the Historic Scenic byway J40.

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    Bluebird Breakfast

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

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

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    Bre

    Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. It benefits the Bonaparte American Legion.

    Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. It benefits the Bonaparte American Legion.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Denmark Heritage Days

    Denmark Heritage Days starts at 7 am at Star Park in Denmark. A gas engine swap meet runs all day.

    Denmark Heritage Days starts at 7 am at Star Park in Denmark. A gas engine swap meet runs all day.

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    Family Stay Active Day

    Winfield’s Family Stay Active Day starts with citywide garage sales at 8 am, a free swim at Twin Lakes from 1 to 4 pm, a Big Wheel and Small Bike Ride Around the Block at 3:30, volleyball, horseshoes, bags tournament at 4, also at 4 kids games, at 5 a meal with homemade ice cream by freewill donation and kids movies at 8 pm.

    Winfield’s Family Stay Active Day starts with citywide garage sales at 8 am, a free swim at Twin Lakes from 1 to 4 pm, a Big Wheel and Small Bike Ride Around the Block at 3:30, volleyball, horseshoes, bags tournament at 4, also at 4 kids games, at 5 a meal with homemade ice cream by freewill donation and kids movies at 8 pm.

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    Mary Carrick Performance

    Mary Carrick performs at 7 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the Union Block Building. Tickets are $35 and are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit and the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance Office.

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    MP Farmers Market

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

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

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    RFL Yard/Bake Sale

    Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone ha their annual yard sale today from 8 am to 2 pm at the Salem Shelter House. Breakfast and lunch will be serve and baked goods are available for purchase.

    Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone ha their annual yard sale today from 8 am to 2 pm at the Salem Shelter House. Breakfast and lunch will be serve and baked goods are available for purchase.

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    S.O. Fun Day

    Swedesburg/Olds Fun Day will be held today. From 9 to 10:30 there will be activities in Olds. At 10 am there will be a group walk/ride from Olds City Hall to Swedesburg and from 10:30 to noon there will be activities in Swedesburg. There will be a scavenger hunt, kids games, bouncy obstacle course, face painting, sports and more.

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    Salem Friends Church Yard Sale

    Salem Friends Church Yard Sale is during the citywide sales, open today from 8 am to 2 pm at the church.

    Salem Friends Church Yard Sale is during the citywide sales, open today from 8 am to 2 pm at the church.

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    SCC Discovery Day

    SCC Discovery Day is from 10 am to 2 pm at the SCC West Burlington campus. You can meet instructors, tour the campus and there will be prizes, foods and games. Someone will win 12 credit hours for free tuition.

    SCC Discovery Day is from 10 am to 2 pm at the SCC West Burlington campus. You can meet instructors, tour the campus and there will be prizes, foods and games. Someone will win 12 credit hours for free tuition.

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    Snake Alley Festival of Film

    The Snake Alley Festival of Film is from 2:30 to 6:30 pm at the Burlington Capitol Theater. The red carpet party is from 6:30 to 8 and the awards ceremony runs from 8 to 10. Tickets are sold by two hour blocks, full day passes or for the entire event.

    The Snake Alley Festival of Film is from 2:30 to 6:30 pm at the Burlington Capitol Theater. The red carpet party is from 6:30 to 8 and the awards ceremony runs from 8 to 10. Tickets are sold by two hour blocks, full day passes or for the entire event.

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    Swedish Pancake Breakfast

    Swedish Pancake Breakfast will be served from 8 to 11 am at the Parish Hall. Think pancakes, Swedish potato sausage with toppings, beverages and pastries will be served. Cost is $6. It is hosted by the Swedish Heritage Society. The Swedish American Museum will be open during the breakfast.

  • June 8, 2014

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    IA Free Fishing Days

    Iowa Free Fishing Days is this weekend. This weekend only, residents are allowed to fish without a license. All regulations are in force.

    Iowa Free Fishing Days is this weekend. This weekend only, residents are allowed to fish without a license. All regulations are in force.

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    Annual Ice Cream Social

    St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Franklin will hold the annual ice cream social from 4-6 pm. Serving three flavors of real homemade ice cream, hot chicken sandwiches and beefburgers, cake, pie and drinks.

    St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Franklin will hold the annual ice cream social from 4-6 pm. Serving three flavors of real homemade ice cream, hot chicken sandwiches and beefburgers, cake, pie and drinks.

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    Bark in the Park

    Bark in the Park is at 2 pm at Burlington Community Field. Pet owners can bring their dogs to the Burlington Bees game. Des Moines County Humane Society will have dogs available for adoption, merchandise and low-cost microchipping.

    Bark in the Park is at 2 pm at Burlington Community Field. Pet owners can bring their dogs to the Burlington Bees game. Des Moines County Humane Society will have dogs available for adoption, merchandise and low-cost microchipping.

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    Burlington Band Concert

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

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

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

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    Snake Alley Festival of Film

    The Snake Alley Festival of Film is from 9 am to 4 pm at the Burlington Capitol Theater. Tickets are sold by two hour blocks, full day passes or for the entire event.

    The Snake Alley Festival of Film is from 9 am to 4 pm at the Burlington Capitol Theater. Tickets are sold by two hour blocks, full day passes or for the entire event.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

  • June 9, 2014

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    Boy Scout Pizza Ranch Tip Night

    Boy Scout Troop 27 hosts a Pizza Ranch fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm. They will be bussing tables for tips and will receive a portion of the proceeds from the night.

    Boy Scout Troop 27 hosts a Pizza Ranch fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm. They will be bussing tables for tips and will receive a portion of the proceeds from the night.

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    Chronic Disease Free Program

    Henry County Health Center invites all individuals with a chronic disease to join us for a free program “Coffee with Nancy” from 8:30 to 9:30 am. This will be held in the Diabetes Education Center, located in Suite 24 at HCHC.
    Join Nancy Pientack, LPN, for a social hour, coffee and a discussion on “exercise in various forms”.

    Henry County Health Center invites all individuals with a chronic disease to join us for a free program “Coffee with Nancy” from 8:30 to 9:30 am. This will be held in the Diabetes Education Center, located in Suite 24 at HCHC.
    Join Nancy Pientack, LPN, for a social hour, coffee and a discussion on “exercise in various forms”.

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    Coffee Chat

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

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

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

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

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

    Alanon

    First Presbyterian Church
    902 South Walnut
    Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

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

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