Community Calendar

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May 6, '13

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

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

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

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

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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

Bingo

Alanon

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First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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

Alanon

May 7, '13

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

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

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

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

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

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

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

May 8, '13

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

WMU Baccalaureate

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WMU Baccalaureate

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W-MU’s Baccalaureate will be at 7 pm.

WMU Baccalaureate

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

May 9, '13

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

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

HC 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

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

May 10, '13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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College Conversations Over Coffee

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

College Conversations Over Coffee

May 11, '13

AmVets Spaghetti Supper

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AmVets Spaghetti Supper

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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

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

Cotillion Dance

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Cotillion Dance

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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

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

Fundraiser Breakfast

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Fundraiser Breakfast

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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

HHCC Run/Walk/Bike/Trike

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HHCC Run/Walk/Bike/Trike

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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

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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

Mepo Plant Sale

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Mepo Plant Sale

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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

Mother’s Day Gift Sale

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Mother’s Day Gift Sale

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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

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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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

Outdoor Youth Jamboree

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Outdoor Youth Jamboree

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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

Piano Men

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Piano Men

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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

Tacos & Enchiladas Sale

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Tacos & Enchiladas Sale

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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

May 12, '13

BHS Jazz Band Performance

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BHS Jazz Band Performance

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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

Bonaparte Luncheon

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Bonaparte Luncheon

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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

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

Eagles Breakfast Buffet

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Eagles Breakfast Buffet

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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

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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

MSCC Mother's Day Breakfast

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MSCC Mother's Day Breakfast

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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

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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

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous