Community Calendar

The week's events

  • May 13, 2014

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    Blood Drive

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

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

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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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    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.

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    Tolson Open House

    Tolson Community Action Center Open House is from 10 am to 1 pm.

    Tolson Community Action Center Open House is from 10 am to 1 pm.

    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.

  • May 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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    Exploring History in the Cemetery

    SCC Spring History Classes tonight focus on “Exploring History in the Cemetery.” Session 1 will be held in the SCC Mt. Pleasant classroom and is devoted to the organization, marker styles and symbolism. Local cemeteries will be discusses with a focus on veterans. Session 2 features a walking tour of the Forest Home Cemetery. Pat White and Dave and Mona Gates are the instructors. It will be held from 6 to 8 pm and is $25.

    SCC Spring History Classes tonight focus on “Exploring History in the Cemetery.” Session 1 will be held in the SCC Mt. Pleasant classroom and is devoted to the organization, marker styles and symbolism. Local cemeteries will be discusses with a focus on veterans. Session 2 features a walking tour of the Forest Home Cemetery. Pat White and Dave and Mona Gates are the instructors. It will be held from 6 to 8 pm and is $25.

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    HTC Spring Band Concert

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Spring Band Concert starts at 7 pm in the Jr/Sr High Gym.

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Spring Band Concert starts at 7 pm in the Jr/Sr High Gym.

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    Mepo Baccalaureate

    Mediapolis’ Baccalaureate will be held at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

    Mediapolis’ Baccalaureate will be held at 7 pm in the Auditorium.

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    Next Lunch and Learn

    The Henry County Health Center Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department’s support group will hold a “Lunch and Learn” at 12:00 Noon in the Health Education Center at Henry County Health Center. The topic will be Stress Management. Lunch will be provided. Anyone with concerns about heart or lung disease is welcome to attend.

    The Henry County Health Center Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department’s support group will hold a “Lunch and Learn” at 12:00 Noon in the Health Education Center at Henry County Health Center. The topic will be Stress Management. Lunch will be provided. Anyone with concerns about heart or lung disease is welcome to attend.

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    Olds Lions Tip Night

    The Olds Lions Club hosts a Tip Night at Pizza Ranch tonight from 5 to 8 pm. All tips and a portion of the proceeds to towards charities and organizations that the club supports.

    The Olds Lions Club hosts a Tip Night at Pizza Ranch tonight from 5 to 8 pm. All tips and a portion of the proceeds to towards charities and organizations that the club supports.

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    WACO Baccalaureate

    WACO’s Baccalaureate starts at 7 pm at the High School Main Gym.

    WACO’s Baccalaureate starts at 7 pm at the High School Main Gym.

    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.

  • May 15, 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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    Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

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    Mepo PreK Graduation

    Mediapolis PreK Graduation starts at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium.

    Mediapolis PreK Graduation starts at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium.

    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.

    Sundowners Book Club

    The Sundowners Book Club meets tonight from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    The Sundowners Book Club meets tonight from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

  • May 16, 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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    Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

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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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    The Odd Couple

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

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    WACO Preschool Graduation

    WACO Preschool Graduation starts at 6:30 pm at the EL Gym.

    WACO Preschool Graduation starts at 6:30 pm at the EL Gym.

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    Wine to Support Scouting

    The 1st annual Wine to Support Scouting starts at 6 pm at Airport Road Vineyard. There will be wine, appetizers, live music and both silent and live auctions. Bill Heller performs. Tickets are $30 each or $50 for couples. Each ticket includes a keepsake wine glass and glass of wine. Money raised supports area youth in the scouting program.

    `The 1st annual Wine to Support Scouting starts at 6 pm at Airport Road Vineyard. There will be wine, appetizers, live music and both silent and live auctions. Bill Heller performs. Tickets are $30 each or $50 for couples. Each ticket includes a keepsake wine glass and glass of wine. Money raised supports area youth in the scouting program.

  • May 17, 2014

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    Annual Plant Sale

    Mt. Pleasant Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale 9 am at McMillan Park in Wright Pavilion.

    Mt. Pleasant Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale 9 am at McMillan Park in Wright Pavilion.

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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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    Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

    The Ladies of Charity Rummage Sale will be held at St. Alphonsus Manning Hall. Thursday it is open from noon to 6 pm, Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon. Saturday, bring your grocery bag and fill it for $2.

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    Lincoln Book & Bake Sale

    A Book and Bake Sale fundraiser for Lincoln Elementary will be held from 8 am to noon at Lincoln Gym. New and gently used children’s books are 25 cents and unused washable/reversible book bags (including one book) are $4.

    A Book and Bake Sale fundraiser for Lincoln Elementary will be held from 8 am to noon at Lincoln Gym. New and gently used children’s books are 25 cents and unused washable/reversible book bags (including one book) are $4.

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    MP Farmers Market

    Its opening day for the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market. It runs from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

    Its opening day for the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market. It runs from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

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    MP Master Gardeners Plant Sale

    Henry County Master Gardeners annual plant sale starts at 8:30 am at the Farmers Market. They will be selling divided perennials, annual flower and vegetable transplants and seeds

    Henry County Master Gardeners annual plant sale starts at 8:30 am at the Farmers Market. They will be selling divided perennials, annual flower and vegetable transplants and seeds

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    MP Women's Club Iris Show

    The 63rd annual Mt. Pleasant Women’s Club Iris Show is from 12:30 to 3 pm at the HCHC Lobby. Flower arrangements will be accepted in various categories. Original artwork including paintings, quilts, pottery, iron and needlework will also be accepted and displayed. Participants need to be entered between 8 and 10:30 am.

    The 63rd annual Mt. Pleasant Women’s Club Iris Show is from 12:30 to 3 pm at the HCHC Lobby. Flower arrangements will be accepted in various categories. Original artwork including paintings, quilts, pottery, iron and needlework will also be accepted and displayed. Participants need to be entered between 8 and 10:30 am.

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    Salem Old Settlers Poker Run

    Salem Old Settlers Poker Run to raise funds for the carnival during the Salem Old Settlers Celebration will begin at noon today at the Underground in Salem with five stops. The final stop is the Underground with cards drawn at 5:30. The event will be held rain or shine, all vehicles welcome. There is a $100 1st prize for winning hand. All proceeds go for the carnival at Old Settlers.

    Salem Old Settlers Poker Run to raise funds for the carnival during the Salem Old Settlers Celebration will begin at noon today at the Underground in Salem with five stops. The final stop is the Underground with cards drawn at 5:30. The event will be held rain or shine, all vehicles welcome. There is a $100 1st prize for winning hand. All proceeds go for the carnival at Old Settlers.

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    SCC Car Show

    The SCC Car Show is from 9 am to 3 pm at the SCC Agristock Arena in West Burlington. Its open to all makes and motorcycles in 20 classes.

    The SCC Car Show is from 9 am to 3 pm at the SCC Agristock Arena in West Burlington. Its open to all makes and motorcycles in 20 classes.

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    The Odd Couple

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

    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.

  • May 18, 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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    Lee Co. EMS Open House

    Lee County EMS Council Open House is from 1 to 3 pm at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Fire and rescue equipment will be on display, air ambulance, first responders and free Kidz Safe ID cards.

    Lee County EMS Council Open House is from 1 to 3 pm at Fort Madison Community Hospital. Fire and rescue equipment will be on display, air ambulance, first responders and free Kidz Safe ID cards.

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    NL Graduation

    New London School’s Commencement starts at 2 pm at Charles Lorber Gymnasium.

    New London School’s Commencement starts at 2 pm at Charles Lorber Gymnasium.

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    Polishville Dance

    Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance with Ned Francis of Mt. Sterling from 6 to 9 pm with food on sale at 4:30.

    Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance with Ned Francis of Mt. Sterling from 6 to 9 pm with food on sale at 4:30.

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    The History of Women Through Hats

    Faith Lutheran Church of Burlington hosts a program “The History of Women Through Hats” at 11:30 am. Admission is free and a salad luncheon will be served.

    Faith Lutheran Church of Burlington hosts a program “The History of Women Through Hats” at 11:30 am. Admission is free and a salad luncheon will be served.

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    The Odd Couple

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

    Creative Outlet Theater Ensemble performs “The Odd Couple” in the basement of the Theater Museum on the Old Threshers’ grounds. Tickets are on sale at the door at CreativeOutletIowa.com. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $7 for vets and $5 for youth. Performances are 7:30 pm Friday, 2 and 7:30 pm on Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday.

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    WACO Graduation

    WACO’s Graduation starts at 2 pm.

    WACO’s Graduation starts at 2 pm.

    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.

  • May 19, 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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    MPCHS Concert

    The Mt. Pleasant High School Concert starts at 7:30 pm in the High School Gym.

    The Mt. Pleasant High School Concert starts at 7:30 pm in the High School Gym.

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    WACO Elementary Relays

    WACO 3rd-6th Elementary Relays start at 12:45 pm at the High School Track.

    WACO 3rd-6th Elementary Relays start at 12:45 pm at the High School Track.

    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.