Community Calendar

The week's events

  • February 10, 2014

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    Blood Drive

    A Henry County Community Blood Drive will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the E3 Center. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    A Henry County Community Blood Drive will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the E3 Center. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

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    Blood Drive

    Faith Lutheran Church hosts a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. For an appointment, contact Jennifer Lehman at 385-8427.

    Faith Lutheran Church hosts a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. For an appointment, contact Jennifer Lehman at 385-8427.

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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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    ISU Basketball

    Basketball ISU vs. West Virginia at 5:30 pm on AM 1130.

    Basketball ISU vs. West Virginia at 5:30 pm on AM 1130.

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    MP Girls Basketball

    SPORTS: Mt. Pleasant High School girls basketball at Ottumwa on 105.5 FM and streaming at kilj.com starting at 7:30 pm.

    SPORTS: Mt. Pleasant High School girls basketball at Ottumwa on 105.5 FM and streaming at kilj.com starting at 7:30 pm.

    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.

  • February 11, 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.

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    Mepo Wrestling

    John Kuhens will be bringing you updates on Mediapolis as they compete in the regional dual wrestling. Be sure to tune in for updates.

    John Kuhens will be bringing you updates on Mediapolis as they compete in the regional dual wrestling. Be sure to tune in for updates.

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    MP 10th Grade Reg. Meeting

    Mt. Pleasant’s 10th grade student/parent registration meeting starts at 6:30 pm in the MPHS Media Center.

    Mt. Pleasant’s 10th grade student/parent registration meeting starts at 6:30 pm in the MPHS Media Center.

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    MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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

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

    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.

  • February 12, 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.

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    HTC Early Out

    HTC has an early out today.

    HTC has an early out today.

    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.

  • February 13, 2014

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    Class of '79 Meeting

    The Mt. Pleasant Class of 1979 is hold an informational meeting about this year’s reunion at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library at 6:30 pm.

    The Mt. Pleasant Class of 1979 is hold an informational meeting about this year’s reunion at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library at 6:30 pm.

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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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    Full Moon Valentine Hike

    Henry County Conservation hosts At the Park: Full Moon Valentine Hike for Adults. This is a self-guided hike with an animal valentine program in the Oakland Mills Nature Center classroom. This is adults only and free. A silk rose and charm will be available for the first 12 couples. There will be sparkling cider and valentine treats. The program runs from 6 to 7:30 pm.

    Henry County Conservation hosts At the Park: Full Moon Valentine Hike for Adults. This is a self-guided hike with an animal valentine program in the Oakland Mills Nature Center classroom. This is adults only and free. A silk rose and charm will be available for the first 12 couples. There will be sparkling cider and valentine treats. The program runs from 6 to 7:30 pm.

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    Heartfest

    Heartfest, HCHC’s annual health fair will be held from 3 to 6 pm at the Rec Center. There will be health booths and demonstrations, CPR lessons, a cooking demonstration, a hearing test, personal training sessions, group exercise classes and more. All activities are free of charge. Vouchers can be purchased for wellness screenings at the new HCHC lab.

    Heartfest, HCHC’s annual health fair will be held from 3 to 6 pm at the Rec Center. There will be health booths and demonstrations, CPR lessons, a cooking demonstration, a hearing test, personal training sessions, group exercise classes and more. All activities are free of charge. Vouchers can be purchased for wellness screenings at the new HCHC lab.

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    New London Basketball

    SPORTS: Harmony-Girls at New London on 105.5 FM starting at 7:30 pm. It will also be streaming live on kilj.com.

    SPORTS: Harmony-Girls at New London on 105.5 FM starting at 7:30 pm. It will also be streaming live on kilj.com.

    Valentine Moonlight Hike

    The Henry County Conservation Department is sponsoring a self-guided moonlight hike from 6-7:30 pm along the Top of the Hill trail. Sparkling cider and valentine treats will be available in the Nature Center. The first 12 couples will receive a silk rose and valentine treat.

    The Henry County Conservation Department is sponsoring a self-guided moonlight hike from 6-7:30 pm along the Top of the Hill trail. Sparkling cider and valentine treats will be available in the Nature Center. The first 12 couples will receive a silk rose and valentine treat.

    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.

  • February 14, 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.

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    Harmony Early Dismissal

    Harmony Schools have a 12:30 early dismissal for teacher inservice.

    Harmony Schools have a 12:30 early dismissal for teacher inservice.

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    Keosauqua Lions Dinner

    Keosauqua Lions Soup Supper and Auction will be held in the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua starting at 5 pm.

    Keosauqua Lions Soup Supper and Auction will be held in the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua starting at 5 pm.

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    MP Boys Basketball

    SPORTS: Mt. Pleasant Boys at Washington on 105.5 FM and streaming at kilj.com. Varsity basketball will start at 7:30 pm.

    SPORTS: Mt. Pleasant Boys at Washington on 105.5 FM and streaming at kilj.com. Varsity basketball will start at 7:30 pm.

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    NL No School

    New London Schools are not in session today.

    New London Schools are not in session today.

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    No One Walks Alone Valentine Sale

    The No One Walks Alone Relay for Life team is having a gift basket and baked goods sale at Kramer's Gas in Salem from 10 am to 2 pm. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

    The No One Walks Alone Relay for Life team is having a gift basket and baked goods sale at Kramer's Gas in Salem from 10 am to 2 pm. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

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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.

    College Conversations Over Coffee

    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.

    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.

  • February 15, 2014

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    Breaking the Silence

    Jubilee Kingdom Gathering Ministries sponsors the training session “Breaking the Silence.” It will be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Building at 10 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. For more information call 641-451-7971.

    Jubilee Kingdom Gathering Ministries sponsors the training session “Breaking the Silence.” It will be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Building at 10 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. For more information call 641-451-7971.

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    Chili & Salad Supper

    Mt. Pleasant Vets Hall Chili and Salad Supper is tonight from 5:30 to 8 pm. It is sponsored by American Legion #58 and sends boys to Iowa Hawkeye Boys State. It is by freewill donation and open to the public.

    Mt. Pleasant Vets Hall Chili and Salad Supper is tonight from 5:30 to 8 pm. It is sponsored by American Legion #58 and sends boys to Iowa Hawkeye Boys State. It is by freewill donation and open to the public.

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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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    District Wrestling

    John Kuhens will cover all district wrestling all classes today. Tune in for updates.

    John Kuhens will cover all district wrestling all classes today. Tune in for updates.

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    ISU Basketball

    ISU vs. Texas Tech on AM 1130 at noon.

    ISU vs. Texas Tech on AM 1130 at noon.

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    Lockridge Soup Supper

    The annual Lockridge soup supper and auction to benefit the Lockridge Fire & Rescue will be held from 5-7 pm at the old Lockridge school. Serving chili, vegetable beef, potato, oyster soups and beef and noodles.

    The annual Lockridge soup supper and auction to benefit the Lockridge Fire & Rescue will be held from 5-7 pm at the old Lockridge school. Serving chili, vegetable beef, potato, oyster soups and beef and noodles.

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    Mepo Girls Basketball

    L&M Girls at Mediapolis on 105.5 FM and streaming on kilj.com. Varsity basketball starts at 7 pm.

    L&M Girls at Mediapolis on 105.5 FM and streaming on kilj.com. Varsity basketball starts at 7 pm.

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    Pancake Breakfast

    New London Christian Church hosts a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 am at the Filling Station. They will serve pancakes, chocolate chip pancakes with peanut butter, sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice all by freewill donation. Funds raised will go to the high school youth group and their trip to Nebraska.

    New London Christian Church hosts a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 10 am at the Filling Station. They will serve pancakes, chocolate chip pancakes with peanut butter, sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice all by freewill donation. Funds raised will go to the high school youth group and their trip to Nebraska.

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    Salem Supper & Auction

    Salem Fire and Rescue Soup Supper and Silent Auction will run from 5 to 7 pm at the Salem Community Center. It benefits the Yocums who lost their belongings in a house fire.

    Salem Fire and Rescue Soup Supper and Silent Auction will run from 5 to 7 pm at the Salem Community Center. It benefits the Yocums who lost their belongings in a house fire.

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    SE IA Luncheon

    Southeast Iowa Luncheon will be held at the Golden Corral of Mesa, Arizona from 10:30 to 12:30. All southeast Iowans living in Arizona and snowbirds are welcome.

    Southeast Iowa Luncheon will be held at the Golden Corral of Mesa, Arizona from 10:30 to 12:30. All southeast Iowans living in Arizona and snowbirds are welcome.

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    The Miracle Worker

    “The Miracle Worker” presented by the Montana Repertory Theater starts at 7:30 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The production is funded by the Haselmayer Endowment for the Arts and is free and open to the public.

    “The Miracle Worker” presented by the Montana Repertory Theater starts at 7:30 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The production is funded by the Haselmayer Endowment for the Arts and is free and open to the public.

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    Wine About Winter

    Bonaparte Main Street hosts Wine About Winter to be held at the Whiteley Opera House. The sit down meal begins at 6 pm with music, karaoke begins at 7 pm. This is a three course meal will be served and there will be a wine tasting. There will be dancing and karaoke from 7 to 9 pm. Reservation are required. Cost of ticket is $25. To make a reservation call 592-3400.

    Bonaparte Main Street hosts Wine About Winter to be held at the Whiteley Opera House. The sit down meal begins at 6 pm with music, karaoke begins at 7 pm. This is a three course meal will be served and there will be a wine tasting. There will be dancing and karaoke from 7 to 9 pm. Reservation are required. Cost of ticket is $25. To make a reservation call 592-3400.

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    WMU Crooked Creek FFA Soup Supper

    Crooked Creek FFA Chapter is holding a free will donation soup supper from5:30-7 pm in the Winfield Mt. Union school cafeteria.

    Crooked Creek FFA Chapter is holding a free will donation soup supper this Saturday beginning at 5:30-7 pm in the Winfield Mt. Union school cafeteria.

    Singles Dance

    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.

    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.

  • February 16, 2014

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    Claddaugh

    Claddaugh – an Explosion of Celtic Dance and Passion, will be performed at 7:30 pm at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. For tickets, visit FairfieldACC.com or call 641-472-2787.

    Claddaugh – an Explosion of Celtic Dance and Passion, will be performed at 7:30 pm at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. For tickets, visit FairfieldACC.com or call 641-472-2787.

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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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    Old Threshers Summer Theatre Auditions

    Director Peggy Crew has put out the call for actors for the 2014 Midwest Old Threshers Summer Theatre Plays.

    This year’s play is entitled “Chain Stores”. The entire action of this play take place in the office of the Commercial Hotel in Farmington, Iowa.

    Auditions will be held March 16th, at 2pm in the performance level of the Theatre Museum. Crew needs to fill five male parts and 3 ladies parts.

    The play date for the season are July 18-20 and 25-26 and then again during the Old Threshers Reunion August 28 – September 1, 2014.

    Midwest Old Threshers, 405 Est Thresher Road, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641
    319-385-8937

    Director Peggy Crew has put out the call for actors for the 2014 Midwest Old Threshers Summer Theatre Plays.

    This year’s play is entitled “Chain Stores”. The entire action of this play take place in the office of the Commercial Hotel in Farmington, Iowa.

    Auditions will be held March 16th, at 2pm in the performance level of the Theatre Museum. Crew needs to fill five male parts and 3 ladies parts.

    The play date for the season are July 18-20 and 25-26 and then again during the Old Threshers Reunion August 28 – September 1, 2014.

    Midwest Old Threshers, 405 Est Thresher Road, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641
    319-385-8937

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    SEISO Winter Concert

    The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert Series tonight stops at the Chapel Auditorium at IWC. Doors open at 6:30 with the show starting at 7:30.

    The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert Series tonight stops at the Chapel Auditorium at IWC. Doors open at 6:30 with the show starting at 7:30.

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    Sweetheart Dinner

    A Sweetheart Dinner will be held at St. Peter’s UCC of Franklin. It will be held from noon to 2 pm. They will be serving chicken noodles, mashed potatoes and gravy, shredded chicken, casseroles, dessert, pies and a drink. Adults are $8, children 10 and under $4.

    A Sweetheart Dinner will be held at St. Peter’s UCC of Franklin. It will be held from noon to 2 pm. They will be serving chicken noodles, mashed potatoes and gravy, shredded chicken, casseroles, dessert, pies and a drink. Adults are $8, children 10 and under $4.

    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.