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Apr 7, '14

AMP Party

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AMP Party

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AMP, the Chamber’s Young Professionals Group, will be hosting an NCAA Championship Party at Press Box Bar and Grill. It runs from 6 to 10 pm.

AMP Party

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

Fairfield Arts & Conventions Center to Honor Volunteers

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Fairfield Arts & Conventions Center to Honor Volunteers

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The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center is hosting a Sundae Social at 6 p.m. in honor of National Volunteer Week. All individuals that have previously or currently volunteering with the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center are invited to attend and encouraged to make reservations and bring their families and close friends.

Fairfield Arts & Conventions Center to Honor Volunteers

HC Blood Drive

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HC Blood Drive

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A Henry County Community Blood Drive is from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the E3 Center Gym.

HC Blood Drive

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth and Home Technologies host a Blood Drive from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm in the Training Center. For an appointment, call Carrie Wymore at 986-4592.

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

Iris Street Closure

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Iris Street Closure

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North Iris Street reconstruction starts today. Iris from Mapleleaf Drive to Winfield Avenue will be closed for approximately 30 days, weather permitting.

Iris Street Closure

Mt. Pleasant Public Library Dessert Gala

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Mt. Pleasant Public Library Dessert Gala

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The Mount Pleasant Public Library will host a Dessert Gala from 7:00 to 8:30pm in the Community Room above the library. Tickets are $5, and they may be purchased at the library or on the night of the event. There will be a large variety of dessert dishes for adults in the Community Room, and childcare will be provided in the library. The Children’s Department will show Disney’s ‘Frozen.’

Mt. Pleasant Public Library Dessert Gala

Pioneer Cemetery Commission Meeting

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Pioneer Cemetery Commission Meeting

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The Henry County Pioneer Cemetery Commission will meet on at 1PM in the Room on the Second Floor(The Old Clerk of Court Room)in The Henry County Court House. Anyone interested in Pioneer Cemeteries is welcome to attend. Stan Hill, 319-219-9027

Pioneer Cemetery Commission Meeting

TTT McDonald's Fundraiser

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TTT McDonald's Fundraiser

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The Mt. Union Tri-T will be at McDonald’s from 5 to 8 pm for a fundraiser. There will be tip jars as the ladies bus tables and they will receive a portion of sales for inside purchases. Monies raised help send 4th grade girls to camp.

TTT McDonald's Fundraiser

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

Apr 8, '14

Christian School Blood Drive

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Christian School Blood Drive

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Mt. Pleasant Christian School Blood Drive runs from 3 to 6:15 pm in the Multipurpose Room. For an appointment, call Carrie Wiegand at 385-8613.

Christian School Blood Drive

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

Houghton Blood Drive

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Houghton Blood Drive

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A St. Paul/Houghton Blood Drive runs from 3 to 6:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. For an appointment, call Kaye Conrad at 469-6411.

Houghton Blood Drive

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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

Alcoholic Anonymous

Apr 9, '14

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

CPR Class

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CPR Class

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HCHC offers free CPR training at the Salem Friends Fellowship at 6 pm. The class will teach adult, child and infant CPR. To register or for more information, call Danny Eversmeyer at 385-6557.

CPR Class

Delta Kappa Gamma meeting

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Delta Kappa Gamma meeting

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Delta Kappa Gamma is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. at the West Dining Room Sodexho. Jean Thomson is our speaker and will be speaking on school gardens and gardening projects and to include some things that have been done locally.

Delta Kappa Gamma meeting

Middle School Blood Drive

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Middle School Blood Drive

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Mt. Pleasant Middle Schools hosts a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm at the Cafeteria. For an appointment, call Jacque Lake at 385-7730.

Middle School Blood Drive

Sunnybrook RFL BBQ Lunch

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Sunnybrook RFL BBQ Lunch

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Sunnybrook Relay for Life Team hosts a bbq lunch from 11:30 to 12:30. They will be serving bbq chicken, baked beans, potato salad and a drink. Cost is $5 for dine-in or carryout, $7 for delivery in the Mt. Pleasant area.

Sunnybrook RFL BBQ Lunch

WisdomQuest Pizza Ranch Night

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WisdomQuest Pizza Ranch Night

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Wisdom Quest Education Center is having a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8 pm. They will be bussing tables for tips and will also receive a portion of sales from the evening. Proceeds will help purchase supplies.

WisdomQuest Pizza Ranch Night

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

Apr 10, '14

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

IWC Forum on Homelessness

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IWC Forum on Homelessness

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The students of Iowa Wesleyan College's 'Habilitating the Homeless' Service-Learning project will deliver a presentation focusing on the state of homelessness in Iowa at 11 a.m. The program will be held in the Iowa Wesleyan College Science Hall auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
The program will precede a paper products drive for the Burlington Area Homeless Shelter. The public is invited to bring donations of paper plates, cups, napkins, cutlery, toilet paper and paper towels.

IWC Forum on Homelessness

SCC Spring History Class

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SCC Spring History Class

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SCC’s Spring History Classes start tonight with “History of the Fort Madison and Northwestern Railroad.” It runs from 6 to 8 pm at the SCC Mt. Pleasant campus. Cost is $15 and it will be taught by Phil Borleske. To pre-register call 208-5375.

SCC Spring History Class

Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Tech holds a blood drive from 2 to 4:30 pm at the cafeteria. For an appointment, call Joe Alliman at 385-6902.

Veyance Blood Drive

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

Apr 11, '14

Church Basement Ladies Performance

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Church Basement Ladies Performance

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A Mighty Fortress in Our Basement in the Church Basement Ladies Series will be performed at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased by calling 800-745-3000.

Church Basement Ladies Performance

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

Knights Fish Fry to Support HTC Athletics

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Knights Fish Fry to Support HTC Athletics

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HTC Athletic Board Fish Fry at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall 5:00 to 8:30 PM. Serving Catfish Fillets, Jumbo Shrimp and French Fries (includes 2 sides) $9.00 (adults) or $5.00 (children).Baseball tickets will be available for the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies and HTC vs. Notre Dame Game at Busch Stadium on June 22. Phone in orders welcome (319) 469-2641 **All Proceeds from Fish Fry will go to the athletic program**

Knights Fish Fry to Support HTC Athletics

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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

Senior Coffee & Tea

College Conversations Over Coffee

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College Conversations Over Coffee

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

College Conversations Over Coffee

Apr 12, '14

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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The annual Easter Eggstravaganza will be held on the Iowa Wesleyan College Lawn 2:00 PM instead of in Central Park. All children are invited to participate.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Bake & Garage Sale

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Bake & Garage Sale

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Relay Team No One Walks Alone hosts a bake sale and garage sale at the First Baptist Church basement from 7:30 am to 2 pm. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

Bake & Garage Sale

Beaster Bunny 5K

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Beaster Bunny 5K

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Beaster Bunny 5K will be held today. There will be kids races, then an Easter egg hunt starting at 8 am. The 5K run/walk is at 8:30 at Burlington Regional Rec Plex. This is a fundraiser for the Youth Team Beast.

Beaster Bunny 5K

Bonaparte Easter Pictures

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Bonaparte Easter Pictures

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Bonaparte’s annual Easter Pictures will be from 9 am to 5 pm at 614 First Street. The Bonaparte Independence Day Committee hosts a photographer. Kids pictures can be taken with live bunnies or chicks. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome. For an appointment, call 641-451-5294. There will also be vendors at the Bonaparte Opera House.

Bonaparte Easter Pictures

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

Dessert Theater

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Dessert Theater

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Dessert Theater starts at 7 pm in the High School Gym. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

Dessert Theater

Easter Antler Hunt

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Easter Antler Hunt

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Easter Antler Hunt is from 9 to 11 am at Virginia Grove Recreation Area of Morning Sun. Cost is $3. To register call 523-8381.

Easter Antler Hunt

Mepo Egg Hunt

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Mepo Egg Hunt

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The Mediapolis Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10 am at Cartwright Park. The Easter Bunny will be on hand and Girl Scouts will be there to assist hunters.

Mepo Egg Hunt

Music Under the Watertower

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Music Under the Watertower

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Music Under the Water Tower tonight features the April Verch Band at the American Legion Hall in Donnellson starting at 8 pm.

Music Under the Watertower

Mystery Dinner Theater

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Mystery Dinner Theater

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The mystery dinner theater “Wedding Song” will be performed at the Harmony High School at 5 pm. Cost is $25 and the Bonaparte Public Library is taking reservations. To make yours, call 592-3677.

Mystery Dinner Theater

NL Easter Egg Hunt

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NL Easter Egg Hunt

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New London Community Easter Egg Hunt is at 10:30 am at the New London Nursing and Rehab Center on the side yard. There will be three age groups and it is open to babies through 10 year old.

NL Easter Egg Hunt

NL Memorial Park Dedication

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NL Memorial Park Dedication

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The New London Veteran Memorial Park dedication starts at 12:30 pm. The memorial is on the corner of Main and Pine Streets across from the city park. Food will be provided by the Fire Department. The Iowa Army National Guard band performs after the ceremony. Bring a chair. In case of rain, the dedication will be held at the Linkin Center.

NL Memorial Park Dedication

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. Dinner includes a roll and two sides.

NL VFW Dinner

Rec Center Spring Fling

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Rec Center Spring Fling

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Rec Center’s Spring Fling starts at 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club. The public is invited to celebrate spring. Enjoy free appetizers and win prizes. There will be both a silent and live auction. The auction benefits the annual Giving Campaign.

Rec Center Spring Fling

Team Dillyn Semi-Formal Dance

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Team Dillyn Semi-Formal Dance

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Team Dillyn 4th annual semi-formal dance will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge from 7 to 10 pm. It’s a “Neon Night-light the path of hope.” All kids grades 6 and up are welcome. There is a $5 cover charge. Items such as glow sticks, drinks, shirts, stickers and more are available for purchase. Broeker Photography will be taking pictures.

Team Dillyn Semi-Formal Dance

Team Tammy Benefit

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Team Tammy Benefit

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A Team Tammy Benefit will start at the Press Box at 11 am. A benefit auction starts at 12 noon. This is in support of Tammy Shroyer who is battling cancer.

Team Tammy Benefit

Vince Gotera Reading

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Vince Gotera Reading

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Award-winning author Vince Gotera will be at the Little Theater Room of the SCC West Burlington campus. It is part of National Poetry Month Visiting Writers Series.

Vince Gotera Reading

Apr 13, '14

Bottle & Can Drive

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Bottle & Can Drive

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A Bottle and Can Drive will be held from 4 to 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Can and Bottle Redemption Center. Cub Scouts Pack 103 will be colleting redeemable cans and bottles and cans like glass, plastic and aluminum. There will also be information about joining the pack. You can drop off these items then or during normal business hours and mention the Cub Scouts pack. Funds support the pack and send them to camp

Bottle & Can Drive

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

Dessert Theater

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Dessert Theater

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Dessert Theater starts at 2 pm at the High School Gym. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

Dessert Theater

Easter Cantata

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Easter Cantata

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The Winfield Community Choir presents the Easter Cantata “He Lives.” It will start at 3 pm at the Winfield United Methodist Church. This is directed by Amy Lou Garlock with accompanist Mary Kilpatrick. Everyone is welcome.

Easter Cantata

FM Easter Egg Hunt

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FM Easter Egg Hunt

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Parish Partner Churches host an Easter egg hunt at 12:30 at Central Park of Fort Madison.

FM Easter Egg Hunt

IWC Senior Art Exhibit Reception

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IWC Senior Art Exhibit Reception

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The IWC Senior Art Exhibit Reception will be held at 2 pm at the P.E.O. Art Gallery.

IWC Senior Art Exhibit Reception

NL Ice Cream Social

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NL Ice Cream Social

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An Ice Cream Social will be held in New London City Park from 1 to 3 pm. It is sponsored by the Ethiopian Mission Trip. A freewill offering will be taken.

NL Ice Cream Social

Palm Sunday Breakfast

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Palm Sunday Breakfast

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Finley Chapel United Methodist Church holds their annual Palm Sunday Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 am at the church. They will serve sausage, eggs, hashbrowns, breakfast breads and beverages at a freewill donation. Everyone is welcome.

Palm Sunday Breakfast

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