Community Calendar

The week's events

  • September 16, 2014

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    HC Blood Drive

    A Henry County Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6 pm in the E3 Center Meeting Room. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401 ext. 1281.

    A Henry County Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6 pm in the E3 Center Meeting Room. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401 ext. 1281.

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    NAMI Meeting

    NAMI of Henry County meets at 7 pm in the basements of First United Methodist Church. The featured speaker will be Lisa Kongable of IWC. A time of sharing of mental health recovery will follow.

    NAMI of Henry County meets at 7 pm in the basements of First United Methodist Church. The featured speaker will be Lisa Kongable of IWC. A time of sharing of mental health recovery will follow.

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    NAMI Meetings

    The National Alliance of Mental Health hosts a meeting tonight. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of the month 7 pm at United Methodist Church. Meetings are in the basement in Room 109. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Angie Goodpasture at 986-2030.

    The National Alliance of Mental Health hosts a meeting tonight. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of the month 7 pm at United Methodist Church. Meetings are in the basement in Room 109. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Angie Goodpasture at 986-2030.

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    St. Paul-Houghton Blood Drive

    St. Paul-Houghton Community Blood Drive is from 3 to 6 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. For an appointment, call Kaye Conrad at 469-6411.

    St. Paul-Houghton Community Blood Drive is from 3 to 6 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. For an appointment, call Kaye Conrad at 469-6411.

    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.

  • September 17, 2014

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    Mepo Blood Drive

    A Mediapolis Blood Drive will run from 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm at the Mediapolis City Hall Community Room. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    A Mediapolis Blood Drive will run from 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm at the Mediapolis City Hall Community Room. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

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    MP Farmers Market

    Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is today from 4 to 6 pm at McMillan Park.

    Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is today from 4 to 6 pm at McMillan Park.

    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.

  • September 18, 2014

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    Burlington Rotary Chicken BBQ

    The 20th annual Burlington Rotary 2014 Chicken BBQ is today from 4 to 7 pm at the Port of Burlington. This is dine-in or drive-through or carry-out. The meal includes half grilled chicken, bake potato, applesauce and cookies. Pre-event tickets are $10 for adult, $7 for children. At the door price is $12 for adults, $8 for children.

    The 20th annual Burlington Rotary 2014 Chicken BBQ is today from 4 to 7 pm at the Port of Burlington. This is dine-in or drive-through or carry-out. The meal includes half grilled chicken, bake potato, applesauce and cookies. Pre-event tickets are $10 for adult, $7 for children. At the door price is $12 for adults, $8 for children.

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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.

    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.

  • September 19, 2014

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    CJ Farmers Market

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center on the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Youth Center on the Louisa County Fairgrounds.

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    Monarchs Registration

    Registration opens today for the free Henry County Conservation program “Monarchs” to be held on September 25th at Oakland Mills. The program includes lunch. To register, call 986-5067.

    Registration opens today for the free Henry County Conservation program “Monarchs” to be held on September 25th at Oakland Mills. The program includes lunch. To register, call 986-5067.

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    Mum Sale

    The Altrusa Club of Burlington will be selling fall mums from 3 to 6 pm in the Hobby Lobby parking lot. Cost is $15 for the plant. Proceeds go to literacy projects and scholarships.

    The Altrusa Club of Burlington will be selling fall mums from 3 to 6 pm in the Hobby Lobby parking lot. Cost is $15 for the plant. Proceeds go to literacy projects and scholarships.

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    Musical Motion Deadline

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Musical Motion. This five-week program is for 3 to 5 year olds. It runs Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:15 am in the Civic Center Meeting Room. Children will play games, dance and exercise with music. For information or to register, call 385-1475.

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Musical Motion. This five-week program is for 3 to 5 year olds. It runs Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:15 am in the Civic Center Meeting Room. Children will play games, dance and exercise with music. For information or to register, call 385-1475.

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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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    Witte Observatory

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing from sunset to 10:30 pm, weather permitting.

    Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing from sunset to 10:30 pm, weather permitting.

  • September 20, 2014

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    Crawfordsville Breakfast

    The Crawfordsville Lions Club Pancake and Sausage Breakfast is today from 6:30 to 10 am at the Crawfordsville Baseball Field Concession Stand. Tickets are $7 for adults, children 10 and under $4 and are available from any member or AgriWay Partners in Crawfordsville.

    The Crawfordsville Lions Club Pancake and Sausage Breakfast is today from 6:30 to 10 am at the Crawfordsville Baseball Field Concession Stand. Tickets are $7 for adults, children 10 and under $4 and are available from any member or AgriWay Partners in Crawfordsville.

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    Debra Keck Benefit

    Debra Keck Benefit is at noon at 400 South 3rd Avenue in Danville. A pulled pork luncheon is $5. There will also be a baked sale, craft and yard sale as well an auction and a raffle. This benefits Debra Keck who is fighting cancer.

    Debra Keck Benefit is at noon at 400 South 3rd Avenue in Danville. A pulled pork luncheon is $5. There will also be a baked sale, craft and yard sale as well an auction and a raffle. This benefits Debra Keck who is fighting cancer.

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    Donnellson American Legion Lunch

    The Donnellson Fall Festival is today. The American Legion hosts a lunch at the Donnellson Fire Station from 11:30 am to 1 pm. They will be serving hot roast beef sundaes, turkey sundaes, desserts and beverages all by freewill donation.

    The Donnellson Fall Festival is today. The American Legion hosts a lunch at the Donnellson Fire Station from 11:30 am to 1 pm. They will be serving hot roast beef sundaes, turkey sundaes, desserts and beverages all by freewill donation.

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    Donnellson Fall Fest

    The Donnellson Fall Festival is today. A free pancake breakfast is from 7 to 9 am, there will be kids activities from 9 to 4 in the park, a petting zoo, craft alley, a car show, hoop shoot, kids straw hunt, backseat driving contest, a cake walk, friends of the Donnellson Public Library will served food from 9 to 4, a pork loin dinner will be served at the fire station from 4 to 7 and the DHS alumni meal is at 5 pm in the Community Room. Music will be performed from 9 am to 8 pm.

    The Donnellson Fall Festival is today. A free pancake breakfast is from 7 to 9 am, there will be kids activities from 9 to 4 in the park, a petting zoo, craft alley, a car show, hoop shoot, kids straw hunt, backseat driving contest, a cake walk, friends of the Donnellson Public Library will served food from 9 to 4, a pork loin dinner will be served at the fire station from 4 to 7 and the DHS alumni meal is at 5 pm in the Community Room. Music will be performed from 9 am to 8 pm.

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    High School Rodeo

    Iowa High School Rodeo Association and Junior High Rodeo Association qualifying rodeo performances start at 11 am at the Tri State Arena in Fort Madison. Admission is free and food is available.

    Iowa High School Rodeo Association and Junior High Rodeo Association qualifying rodeo performances start at 11 am at the Tri State Arena in Fort Madison. Admission is free and food is available.

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    Mepo Carnival & Barbecue

    Mediapolis Methodist Church hosts a free lunch and carnival at Cartwright Park from 11 am to 2 pm. There will be carnival games and a barbecue lunch.

    Mediapolis Methodist Church hosts a free lunch and carnival at Cartwright Park from 11 am to 2 pm. There will be carnival games and a barbecue lunch.

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    MP Farmers Market

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

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

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    Mum Sale

    The Altrusa Club of Burlington will be selling fall mums from 10 am to 4 pm in the Fareway Grocery parking lot. Cost is $15 for the plant. Proceeds go to literacy projects and scholarships.

    The Altrusa Club of Burlington will be selling fall mums from 10 am to 4 pm in the Fareway Grocery parking lot. Cost is $15 for the plant. Proceeds go to literacy projects and scholarships.

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    Open House at Democrats' Headquarters

    Henry County Democrats will hold an open house at their Election Headquarters beginning at 9:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to stop by, have a cup of coffee and a muffin (or two), and discuss their questions about the upcoming election and the candidates. The election office is located at 116 North Main Street in Mt. Pleasant, across from Main Street Cinemas.

    Henry County Democrats will hold an open house at their Election Headquarters beginning at 9:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to stop by, have a cup of coffee and a muffin (or two), and discuss their questions about the upcoming election and the candidates. The election office is located at 116 North Main Street in Mt. Pleasant, across from Main Street Cinemas.

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    St. Alphonsus Autumn Festival

    St. Alphonsus Autumn Festival is today. The country corner and silent auction start at 4:30 pm.

    St. Alphonsus Autumn Festival is today. The country corner and silent auction start at 4:30 pm.

    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.

  • September 21, 2014

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    Chautauqua

    Bentonsport Chautauqua presents “Circuit Riders in Early Iowa” by Christie Daughtery. It opens with refreshments at 2:30 at the Stone House Community Room with the presentation at 3 pm.

    Bentonsport Chautauqua presents “Circuit Riders in Early Iowa” by Christie Daughtery. It opens with refreshments at 2:30 at the Stone House Community Room with the presentation at 3 pm.

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    High School Rodeo

    Iowa High School Rodeo Association and Junior High Rodeo Association qualifying rodeo performances start at 8 am at the Tri State Arena in Fort Madison. Admission is free and food is available.

    Iowa High School Rodeo Association and Junior High Rodeo Association qualifying rodeo performances start at 8 am at the Tri State Arena in Fort Madison. Admission is free and food is available.

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    Model Airplane Fun Fly

    Nick Bouquet Model Airplane Fun Fly is from 10 am to 4 pm at the club’s airfield near Big Hollow Recreation Area. All events are free.

    Nick Bouquet Model Airplane Fun Fly is from 10 am to 4 pm at the club’s airfield near Big Hollow Recreation Area. All events are free.

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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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    St. Alphonsus Autumn Festival

    St. Alphonsus Autumn Festival is today. The country corner and silent auction are open until 3 pm. A roast beef dinner will be served from 10:30 am to 1 pm. A live auction starts at 12:45.

    St. Alphonsus Autumn Festival is today. The country corner and silent auction are open until 3 pm. A roast beef dinner will be served from 10:30 am to 1 pm. A live auction starts at 12:45.

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    St. Boniface Fall Dinner

    St. Boniface Catholic Church annual Fall Dinner is today from 11 am to 1 pm at the Harmony High School. They will be serving roast pork, lamb and turkey. Adults are $8, children under 10 are $4. There will be a silent auction, theme baskets, a cake walk, raffle, door prizes, bazaar, bingo and bake sale. The public is invited.

    St. Boniface Catholic Church annual Fall Dinner is today from 11 am to 1 pm at the Harmony High School. They will be serving roast pork, lamb and turkey. Adults are $8, children under 10 are $4. There will be a silent auction, theme baskets, a cake walk, raffle, door prizes, bazaar, bingo and bake sale. The public is invited.

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    St. Boniface Fall Dinner

    St. Boniface Catholic Church of Farmington has their annual Fall Dinner from 11 am to 1 pm at Harmony High School. They are serving roast pork, lamb and turkey meals for $8. Events include a silent auction, a cake walk and a bazaar.

    St. Boniface Catholic Church of Farmington has their annual Fall Dinner from 11 am to 1 pm at Harmony High School. They are serving roast pork, lamb and turkey meals for $8. Events include a silent auction, a cake walk and a bazaar.

    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.

  • September 22, 2014

    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.