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Dec 1, '14

Pioneer Cemetery Mission

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Pioneer Cemetery Mission

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The Henry County Pioneer Cemetery Commission meets at 1 pm in the conference room of the Henry County Courthouse. Those interested in the Pioneer Cemeteries of Henry County are welcome to attend.

Pioneer Cemetery Mission

Pipeline Informational Meeting

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Pipeline Informational Meeting

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A public informational meeting about the proposed pipeline running in Van Buren County will be held at 6 pm at the River Valley Lodge near Farmington.

Pipeline Informational 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

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

Alanon

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

Alanon

Dec 2, '14

Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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A Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6 pm at the E3 Center Meeting Room. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

Blood Drive

IWC Student Showcase

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IWC Student Showcase

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The Student Showcase at IWC will be held today starting at 11 am in the Social Hall of the Howe Student Activity Center. A variety of student projects, including service-learning and research, will be on display. Students will be present to discuss their projects. This event is open to the public.

IWC Student Showcase

Pleasant Grove Cemetery Association Meeting

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Pleasant Grove Cemetery Association Meeting

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The annual meeting of Pleasant Grove Cemetery Association is at 7 pm at New London Community Hall. Light refreshments will be served.

Pleasant Grove Cemetery Association Meeting

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

Dec 3, '14

Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five is hosted by Edward Jones and will be at Airport Road Vineyard from 5 to 7 pm.

Alive After Five

West Point Wonderland

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West Point Wonderland

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West Point Wonderland is from 4 to 7 pm in downtown West Point. There will be carriage rides, Santa, cookie decorating, wine tasting, a nativity display, festival of trees and more.

West Point Wonderland

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

Dec 4, '14

Adopt-A-Family Bake Sale

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Adopt-A-Family Bake Sale

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Two Rivers Bank and Trust holds an Adopt-a-Family Bake Sale from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Proceeds purchase Christmas gifts for a local family in need.

Adopt-A-Family Bake Sale

Can Drive

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Can Drive

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During Holiday on Main, the High School Interact Club will be collecting canned goods for the Fellowship Cup. There will be three drop off spots: Home Furniture, the Union Block and Amy Becker Photography.

Can Drive

Holiday on Main

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Holiday on Main

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Holiday on Main will be held in uptown Mt. Pleasant from 5 to 8 pm. Santa arrives at 5:30 and kids can have their pictures taken with him at Amy Becker Photography. Festival of Trees is at Home Furniture. There will be horse and carriage rides, live music in the Union Block building with a hot chocolate bar and a Wine Walk. For $10, you receive a glass and can sample wines with area merchants.

Holiday on Main

MP Festival of Lights

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MP Festival of Lights

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Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

MP Festival of Lights

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

Dec 5, '14

Adopt-A-Family Bake Sale

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Adopt-A-Family Bake Sale

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Two Rivers Bank and Trust holds an Adopt-a-Family Bake Sale from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Proceeds purchase Christmas gifts for a local family in need.

Adopt-A-Family Bake Sale

Cotillion Club Xmas Dance

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Cotillion Club Xmas Dance

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The Cotillion Club Christmas Dance is from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the Loft in Burlington with Polyester Blend performing. There will be refreshments. Cost is $10 per person for non-members.

Cotillion Club Xmas Dance

Festival of Trees

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Festival of Trees

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The annual Festival of Trees will be held Friday from 5 to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua. It is hosted by the Lions Club of Van Buren County. Many live trees and decorations will be sold in a silent auction. There will be live entertainment throughout the weekend and refreshments. All proceeds go to Christmas for Kids of Van Buren County.

Festival of Trees

First Fridays Art Walk

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First Fridays Art Walk

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Fairfield’s First Friday Artwalk has the theme “The Christmas City.” The event runs from 6 to 9 pm in businesses around the Fairfield square. There will be a kids workshop, carolers, living windows and drawings for art.

First Fridays Art Walk

MP Festival of Lights

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MP Festival of Lights

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Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

MP Festival of Lights

Nativity Display

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Nativity Display

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Ainsworth Opera House has a display of more than 2300 nativity sets. It is open Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5.

Nativity Display

Road to Bethlehem

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Road to Bethlehem

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The First Baptist Church of Farmington hosts “Road to Bethlehem” a live outdoor nativity play complete with animals including camels. The Shepherd guided tours last 15 minutes with tours starting every 15 minutes. Indoors there will be crafts for kids, refreshments and a family souvenir photo. The public is invited and this is a free event.

Road to Bethlehem

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

Dec 6, '14

Bluebird Breakfast

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Bluebird Breakfast

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

Bluebird Breakfast

Bonapare Cookie/Candy Walk

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Bonapare Cookie/Candy Walk

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The annual Bonaparte Historical Society Cookie and Candy Walk will be held starting at 9 am at the Bonaparte Opera House. Proceeds go towards the upkeep of the Auntie Green Museum.

Bonapare Cookie/Candy Walk

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte, serving breakfast casseroles, coffeecake and a beverage. It is hosted by the Bonaparte Public Library Board.

Breakfast on Main Street

Calvary Baptist Christmas Cantata

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Calvary Baptist Christmas Cantata

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Calvary Baptist Church Adult Choir presents “Three Gifts: Our Christmas Offering.” The Christmas Cantata will be held Saturday at 6:30 pm and Sunday at 3 pm at the church with a dessert reception to follow in the church Fellowship Hall. It is a free event and all are welcome.

Calvary Baptist Christmas Cantata

Cookie & Candy Walk

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Cookie & Candy Walk

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A Cookie and Candy Walk will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 am at the Winfield Presbyterian Church.

Cookie & Candy Walk

Donnellson, Carols, Cookies and Cocoa

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Donnellson, Carols, Cookies and Cocoa

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Donnellson Library co-sponsors “Carols, Cookies and Cocoa.” A fundraiser for the Friends of the Library from 3 to 6 pm at the University Athletic Center in Donnellson. There will be an old fashioned sing along, Santa will be there, Christmas treats, kids activities, a silent auction and door prizes. Tickets are $3 for kids, $6 for adults with a max of $20 per family and can be purchased from Library Board members, at the door, at Pilot Grove in Donnellson or Welch’s Insurance.

Donnellson, Carols, Cookies and Cocoa

Festival of Trees

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Festival of Trees

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The annual Festival of Trees will be held Friday from 5 to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua. It is hosted by the Lions Club of Van Buren County. Many live trees and decorations will be sold in a silent auction. There will be live entertainment throughout the weekend and refreshments. All proceeds go to Christmas for Kids of Van Buren County.

Festival of Trees

Harmony FFA Xmas Tree Sales

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Harmony FFA Xmas Tree Sales

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Harmony FFA will be selling Christmas Trees today from 8 am to noon at the Harmony High School.

Harmony FFA Xmas Tree Sales

Moose Holiday Bazaar

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Moose Holiday Bazaar

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Women of the Moose holds their annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 am to 2 pm at the Moose Lodge, 108 West Saunders, Mount Pleasant.

Moose Holiday Bazaar

MP Christian School Christmas Bazaar

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MP Christian School Christmas Bazaar

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Mt. Pleasant Christian School Christmas Bazaar is today. The bazaar and craft show run from 7 am to 2 pm. A student fundraiser breakfast is from 6:30 to 10:30 am and lunch will be available from 11 am to 1 pm. The bake sale also runs from 7 to 2 and the Children’s Christmas Shoppe is from 9 am to 2 pm.

MP Christian School Christmas Bazaar

MP Festival of Lights

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MP Festival of Lights

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Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

MP Festival of Lights

MP PTA Kids' Christmas

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MP PTA Kids' Christmas

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The Mt. Pleasant PTA kids’ Christmas will be held from 8 am to noon in the Van Allen Gym.

MP PTA Kids' Christmas

MP Winter Farmers Market

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MP Winter Farmers Market

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Mount Pleasant Winter Farmers Market is from 9 am to 12 pm at the McWhirter’s building. There will be weekly giveaways and great holiday gift ideas.

MP Winter Farmers Market

Nativity Display

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Nativity Display

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Ainsworth Opera House has a display of more than 2300 nativity sets. It is open Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5.

Nativity Display

NL Holiday Stroll

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NL Holiday Stroll

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The New London Holiday stroll run from 5 to 8 pm. Santa will be present, there will be free wagon rides, a silent auction, food, prizes at the City Office, a raffle for a new snow blower, a magician, face painting and dance classes.

NL Holiday Stroll

Road to Bethlehem

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Road to Bethlehem

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The First Baptist Church of Farmington hosts “Road to Bethlehem” a live outdoor nativity play complete with animals including camels. The Shepherd guided tours last 15 minutes with tours starting every 15 minutes. Indoors there will be crafts for kids, refreshments and a family souvenir photo. The public is invited and this is a free event.

Road to Bethlehem

Dec 7, '14

Calvary Baptist Christmas Cantata

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Calvary Baptist Christmas Cantata

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Calvary Baptist Church Adult Choir presents “Three Gifts: Our Christmas Offering.” The Christmas Cantata will be held Saturday at 6:30 pm and Sunday at 3 pm at the church with a dessert reception to follow in the church Fellowship Hall. It is a free event and all are welcome.

Calvary Baptist Christmas Cantata

Festival of Trees

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Festival of Trees

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The annual Festival of Trees will be held Friday from 5 to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday from noon to 3 pm at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua. It is hosted by the Lions Club of Van Buren County. Many live trees and decorations will be sold in a silent auction. There will be live entertainment throughout the weekend and refreshments. All proceeds go to Christmas for Kids of Van Buren County.

Festival of Trees

Harmony Winter Concert

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Harmony Winter Concert

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Harmony Schools K-12 Winter Concert starts at 3 pm at Harmony High School.

Harmony Winter Concert

Mepo Cookie Bake Off

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Mepo Cookie Bake Off

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Mediapolis Community Youth Group’s Taste of December Cookie Bake Off is from 4 to 6 pm at the Presbyterian Church. Everyone is invited to bring a dozen cookies and enter the bake-off fundraiser. Voting is determined by dollars. Entertainment will be provided by the students.

Mepo Cookie Bake Off

MP Festival of Lights

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MP Festival of Lights

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Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

MP Festival of Lights

Nativity Display

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Nativity Display

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Ainsworth Opera House has a display of more than 2300 nativity sets. It is open Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $5.

Nativity Display

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