Community Calendar

The week's events

  • October 14, 2014

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    MP Christian School Blood Drive

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

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

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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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    W-MU Baked Potato Bar

    W-MU Seniors host a baked potato bar at the volleyball game tonight starting at 5:30 pm at the high school. Cost is $3.50 each and proceeds go towards the senior class.

    W-MU Seniors host a baked potato bar at the volleyball game tonight starting at 5:30 pm at the high school. Cost is $3.50 each and proceeds go towards the senior class.

    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.

  • October 15, 2014

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    Chamber Lunch & Learn

    This is the last day to register for the Chamber’s Lunch and Learn. The program will be held tomorrow at noon at Access Energy Coop. Guest speakers will talk about customer service and gearing up for the holidays. This is a free program to Chamber members but a Subway lunch option for $5 is available. RSVP through the Chamber.

    This is the last day to register for the Chamber’s Lunch and Learn. The program will be held tomorrow at noon at Access Energy Coop. Guest speakers will talk about customer service and gearing up for the holidays. This is a free program to Chamber members but a Subway lunch option for $5 is available. RSVP through the Chamber.

    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.

  • October 16, 2014

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    Chili Challenge

    Main Street Mount Pleasant’s Chili Challenge is tonight from 5:30 to 7 pm in Central Park. There are several categories to choose from. Cost to sample the chili is $5.

    Main Street Mount Pleasant’s Chili Challenge is tonight from 5:30 to 7 pm in Central Park. There are several categories to choose from. Cost to sample the chili is $5.

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    Lincoln Blood Drive

    Lincoln Elementary has a blood drive from 3 to 6:30 pm in the gym. For an appointment, call Diane Walker at 385-7765.

    Lincoln Elementary has a blood drive from 3 to 6:30 pm in the gym. For an appointment, call Diane Walker at 385-7765.

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    Toby's Corntussel News

    Iowa Theater Artists Company presents “Toby’s Corntussel News” from 7 to 9:30 pm at the Theater Museum. The professional theater group will stage sketches from Neil and Caroline Schaffner’s popular radio show. Profits benefit the Theater Museum.

    Iowa Theater Artists Company presents “Toby’s Corntussel News” from 7 to 9:30 pm at the Theater Museum. The professional theater group will stage sketches from Neil and Caroline Schaffner’s popular radio show. Profits benefit the Theater Museum.

    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.

  • October 17, 2014

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    Clark Elementary Birthday

    New London’s Clark Elementary School is celebrating its 50th year. A birthday celebration open house is from 4 to 6 pm. All former teachers, students, staff and parents are invited to celebrate.

    New London’s Clark Elementary School is celebrating its 50th year. A birthday celebration open house is from 4 to 6 pm. All former teachers, students, staff and parents are invited to celebrate.

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    Midwest Haunted Rails

    Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMillan Park. There will be the Ghost Train of No Return, Ghostly Trolley rides, the Haunted Carousel, blow-up rides, spooky maze and carnival rides. Admission is $10.

    Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMillan Park. There will be the Ghost Train of No Return, Ghostly Trolley rides, the Haunted Carousel, blow-up rides, spooky maze and carnival rides. Admission is $10.

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    New London Remodel Open House & Dedication

    New London Community School District Remodel Open House 4-6 pm with a dedication ceremony at 5:30 pm in the High School main entrance vestibule.

    New London Community School District Remodel Open House 4-6 pm with a dedication ceremony at 5:30 pm in the High School main entrance vestibule.

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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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    Threshers House of Terror

    Thrashers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the Antique Car Building at Old Threshers. Admission is $10 or $15 for a fast pass.

    Thrashers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the Antique Car Building at Old Threshers. Admission is $10 or $15 for a fast pass.

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    Voca People

    Voca People performs at 7:30 pm at Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. For tickets, go to fairfieldacc.com.

    Voca People performs at 7:30 pm at Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. For tickets, go to fairfieldacc.com.

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    WACO Band Extravaganza

    WACO’s Band Extravaganza starts at 7:45 pm on the High School football field.

    WACO’s Band Extravaganza starts at 7:45 pm on the High School football field.

  • October 18, 2014

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    Danville Fire Pancake Dinner

    Danville Fire Department has a pancake dinner from 5 to 8 pm and is by freewill donation.

    Danville Fire Department has a pancake dinner from 5 to 8 pm and is by freewill donation.

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    Harmony Fall Festival

    Harmony Rockets Fall Festival Fundraiser is at the Harmony High School. Food will be served and there will be games, a cake walk and face painting. There will be a raffle and silent auction. Bids start at 4:30 and the event runs from 8 pm.

    Harmony Rockets Fall Festival Fundraiser is at the Harmony High School. Food will be served and there will be games, a cake walk and face painting. There will be a raffle and silent auction. Bids start at 4:30 and the event runs from 8 pm.

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    Hillsboro Soup Supper & Bingo

    Hillsboro Fire and Rescue Soup Supper and Bingo is tonight at the Hillsboro Community Center. Dinner is served from 5 to 7 pm and bingo is from 7 to 9. Dinner is by freewill offering.

    Hillsboro Fire and Rescue Soup Supper and Bingo is tonight at the Hillsboro Community Center. Dinner is served from 5 to 7 pm and bingo is from 7 to 9. Dinner is by freewill offering.

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    Jeanne Steffensmeier Benefit

    A Benefit for Jeanne Steffensmeier will be held at the American Legion Hall of West Point. A meal will be served starting at 5:30 with the auction starting at 7:30. Proceeds go towards Jeanne’s colon cancer treatments.

    A Benefit for Jeanne Steffensmeier will be held at the American Legion Hall of West Point. A meal will be served starting at 5:30 with the auction starting at 7:30. Proceeds go towards Jeanne’s colon cancer treatments.

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    Midwest Haunted Rails

    Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMillan Park. There will be the Ghost Train of No Return, Ghostly Trolley rides, the Haunted Carousel, blow-up rides, spooky maze and carnival rides. Admission is $10.

    Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMillan Park. There will be the Ghost Train of No Return, Ghostly Trolley rides, the Haunted Carousel, blow-up rides, spooky maze and carnival rides. Admission is $10.

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    MP Farmers Market

    Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is from 8:30 to 11 am at Orschlen’s parking lot.

    Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

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    NL Fire Pancake Breakfast

    New London Fire Department’s pancake breakfast is from 6 to 10 am by freewill donation.

    New London Fire Department’s pancake breakfast is from 6 to 10 am by freewill donation.

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    SE IA Studio Tour

    The Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour is Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Artists in five counties will open their studios for this free, self-guided tour. To get a map, go to iowastudiotour.org.

    The Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour is Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Artists in five counties will open their studios for this free, self-guided tour. To get a map, go to iowastudiotour.org.

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    Six Appeal

    MCT Presents vocal ensemble Six Appeal at 7 pm in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Both season and single tickets are available. To learn more, call 985-2263.

    MCT Presents vocal ensemble Six Appeal at 7 pm in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Both season and single tickets are available. To learn more, call 985-2263.

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    Threshers House of Terror

    Threshers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the antique car building in McMilan Park. Admission is $10 per person or $15 for a fast pass.

    Threshers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the antique car building in McMilan Park. Admission is $10 per person or $15 for a fast pass.

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    Threshers House of Terror

    Thrashers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the Antique Car Building at Old Threshers. Admission is $10 or $15 for a fast pass.

    Thrashers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the Antique Car Building at Old Threshers. Admission is $10 or $15 for a fast pass.

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    Winfield Tailgate Party

    Winfield Betterment Group hosts a tailgate party for the Iowa Hawkeyes game at the WMU practice field. Kickoff is at 11 am. There will be kids and adults games, a raffle and more.

    Winfield Betterment Group hosts a tailgate party for the Iowa Hawkeyes game at the WMU practice field. Kickoff is at 11 am. There will be kids and adults games, a raffle and more.

    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.

  • October 19, 2014

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    Barktoberfest

    Barktoberfest is from 1 to 5 pm at East Lake Park. There will be Project Dogway show beginning at 2 pm with free registration from 1 to 2. There are prizes for the top 3 in three categories. There will also be a vendor show, agility course and photo booth. Its free to all pet lovers.

    Barktoberfest is from 1 to 5 pm at East Lake Park. There will be Project Dogway show beginning at 2 pm with free registration from 1 to 2. There are prizes for the top 3 in three categories. There will also be a vendor show, agility course and photo booth. Its free to all pet lovers.

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    Celebrate 15 years with Healthy Henry County Communities at the Healthy Halloween Walk

    Celebrate 15 years with Healthy Henry County Communities at the Healthy Halloween Walk 2-5 pm at East Lake Park in Mt. Pleasant. Enjoy fun and games for all ages as you walk thru the park.

    Celebrate 15 years with Healthy Henry County Communities at the Healthy Halloween Walk 2-5 pm at East Lake Park in Mt. Pleasant. Enjoy fun and games for all ages as you walk thru the park.

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    Farmington Bingo

    Bingo is from 1 to 4 pm at the Farmington Community Center.

    Bingo is from 1 to 4 pm at the Farmington Community Center.

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    HHCC Healthy Halloween Walk

    The 15th annual Healthy Henry County Communities Healthy Halloween Walk will be held today from 2 to 5 pm at East Lake Park. There will be fun and games during the walk including inflatables, face painting, the spook tent, health booths and games. There will also be a golf contest for kids and adults.

    The 15th annual Healthy Henry County Communities Healthy Halloween Walk will be held today from 2 to 5 pm at East Lake Park. There will be fun and games during the walk including inflatables, face painting, the spook tent, health booths and games. There will also be a golf contest for kids and adults.

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    Polishville Dance

    Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales start at 4:30.

    Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales start at 4:30.

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    SE IA Studio Tour

    The Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour is Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Artists in five counties will open their studios for this free, self-guided tour. To get a map, go to iowastudiotour.org.

    The Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour is Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Artists in five counties will open their studios for this free, self-guided tour. To get a map, go to iowastudiotour.org.

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    Stockport Library Open House

    Stockport Library has an open house from 2 to 4 pm for the public to view their upgrades and visit with the new librarian and the library board.

    Stockport Library has an open house from 2 to 4 pm for the public to view their upgrades and visit with the new librarian and the library board.

    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.

  • October 20, 2014

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    Beta Sigma Phi @ Pizza Ranch

    Stop out at Pizza Ranch today. Beta Sigma Phi will be busing tables throughout the day. The fundraiser benefits local projects.

    Stop out at Pizza Ranch today. Beta Sigma Phi will be busing tables throughout the day. The fundraiser benefits local projects.

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    Harmony No School

    Harmony Schools are not in session today. It’s a professional development day.

    Harmony Schools are not in session today. It’s a professional development day.

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    MP Book Fair

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

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    MP MS Choral Concert

    Mt. Pleasant Middle School Choral Concert starts at 7 pm in the Middle School gym.

    Mt. Pleasant Middle School Choral Concert starts at 7 pm in the Middle School gym.

    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.