Community Calendar

The week's events

  • May 20, 2013

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    Coffee Chat

    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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    Blood Drive

    Blood Drive

    HCHC’s Community Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6:30 pm at the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

    HCHC’s Community Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6:30 pm at the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

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    MP Late Start

    MP Late Start

    Mt. Pleasant Schools are on a regularly scheduled 90 minute late start this morning.

    Mt. Pleasant Schools are on a regularly scheduled 90 minute late start this morning.

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    MP Spring Concert

    MP Spring Concert

    The Mt. Pleasant High School Spring Concert starts at 7 pm at the High School.

    The Mt. Pleasant High School Spring Concert starts at 7 pm at the High School.

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    Jake McVey

    Jake McVey

    Jake McVey performs at the Wayland Parkview Home at 10:30 am. Everyone is welcome to attend the country music concert.

    Jake McVey performs at the Wayland Parkview Home at 10:30 am. Everyone is welcome to attend the country music concert.

    Bingo

    Veteran's Hall
    Mt. Pleasant, IA

    Bingo

    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

    Alanon

    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.

  • May 21, 2013

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    NAMI Meetings

    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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    Coffee Chat

    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 Spring Concert

    MP Spring Concert

    The Mt. Pleasant Middle School Concert starts at 7 pm at the Middle School.

    The Mt. Pleasant Middle School Concert starts at 7 pm at the Middle School.

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    NL Band & Vocal Concert

    NL Band & Vocal Concert

    New London grade 5 to 8 Band and Vocal Concert starts at 7 pm.

    New London grade 5 to 8 Band and Vocal Concert starts at 7 pm.

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    HTC Junior High Awards Night

    HTC Junior High Awards Night

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Junior High Awards Night will be held at 6 pm with award presentations at 6:30 and Junior High Musical “Aladdin” to follow.

    Holy Trinity Catholic’s Junior High Awards Night will be held at 6 pm with award presentations at 6:30 and Junior High Musical “Aladdin” to follow.

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    Harmony Music Concert

    Harmony Music Concert

    Harmony Jr/Sr High School Music Concert will be in 7 pm in the Jr/Sr School Cafeteria.

    Harmony Jr/Sr High School Music Concert will be in 7 pm in the Jr/Sr School Cafeteria.

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    Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

    Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

    Jared Hershberger, the district representative of Congressman Dave Loebsack, will hold office hours today at the Fort Madison City Hall from 2 to 3 pm. Constituents are urged to attend and share their issues, thoughts and concerns.

    Jared Hershberger, the district representative of Congressman Dave Loebsack, will hold office hours today at the Fort Madison City Hall from 2 to 3 pm. Constituents are urged to attend and share their issues, thoughts and concerns.

    TOPS #212...

    Lincoln Street Baptist Church
    Lincoln Street
    Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

    TOPS #212...

    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

    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 22, 2013

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    Coffee Chat

    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 Farmers Market

    MP Farmers Market

    The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is open from 4 to 6 pm at the Wright Pavilion in McMillan Park.

    The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is open from 4 to 6 pm at the Wright Pavilion in McMillan Park.

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    Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

    Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

    Jared Hershberger, the district representative of Congressman Dave Loebsack, will hold office hours today at the Keosauqua City Hall from 10 am to noon. He will then be at the Fairfield Convention Center from 2 to 3 pm. Constituents are urged to attend and share their issues, thoughts and concerns.

    Jared Hershberger, the district representative of Congressman Dave Loebsack, will hold office hours today at the Keosauqua City Hall from 10 am to noon. He will then be at the Fairfield Convention Center from 2 to 3 pm. Constituents are urged to attend and share their issues, thoughts and concerns.

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    Circle 8 Square Dance

    Circle 8 Square Dance

    The Circle 8 Square Dancer Club meets at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm. Jerry Story will be the caller. Pie and ice cream will be served.

    The Circle 8 Square Dancer Club meets at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm. Jerry Story will be the caller. Pie and ice cream will be served.

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    Basketball Tryouts

    Basketball Tryouts

    Tryouts for 3rd Grade Boys Tournament Basketball team will be at the Middle School from 7 to 8 pm. Any questions call Ronnie Ashton at 931-2896.

    Tryouts for 3rd Grade Boys Tournament Basketball team will be at the Middle School from 7 to 8 pm. Any questions call Ronnie Ashton at 931-2896.

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    Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

    Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

    Beta Sigma Phi is hosting a Pizza Ranch Fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm. They will be busing tables for tips and they will also be receiving a portion of food sales. Donations benefit local charities.

    Beta Sigma Phi is hosting a Pizza Ranch Fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm. They will be busing tables for tips and they will also be receiving a portion of food sales. Donations benefit local charities.

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    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

    Immunization Clinics

    Health Department
    407 West White Street
    Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

    Immunization Clinics

    Henry County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 1 to 4 pm.

    Henry County Public Health Immunization Clinic from 1 to 4 pm.

  • May 23, 2013

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    Coffee Chat

    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 Senior Award Night

    MP Senior Award Night

    Mt. Pleasant Schools Senior Award Night starts at 7 pm at the High School.

    Mt. Pleasant Schools Senior Award Night starts at 7 pm at the High School.

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    Harmony Preschool Graduation

    Harmony Preschool Graduation

    Harmony Preschool Graduation is at 6:30 pm in the Elementary Gym.

    Harmony Preschool Graduation is at 6:30 pm in the Elementary Gym.

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    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    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.

  • May 24, 2013

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    Senior Coffee & Tea

    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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    Coffee Chat

    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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    Pond Management Seminar

    Pond Management Seminar

    This is the last day to register for Pond Management: Pond Problems and Solutions. The free program is offered through ISU Extension on Monday, June 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Smith’s Pond near Salem. Allen Pattillo will lead the walk and talk seminar. To register call 835-5116.

    This is the last day to register for Pond Management: Pond Problems and Solutions. The free program is offered through ISU Extension on Monday, June 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Smith’s Pond near Salem. Allen Pattillo will lead the walk and talk seminar. To register call 835-5116.

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    CJ Farmers Market

    CJ Farmers Market

    The Columbus Junction Farmers Market is open from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Fairgrounds in the new Youth Center Building.

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    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

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    Friday Fest

    Friday Fest

    Friday Fest is at the Port of Burlington from 5:30 to 8 pm. There will be music and food

    Friday Fest is at the Port of Burlington from 5:30 to 8 pm. There will be music and food

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    Farmington Ham Ball Dinner

    Farmington Ham Ball Dinner

    A ham ball dinner will be served at the Farmington Community Center from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. There will be a quilt silent auction. Proceeds go to the Pioneer Historical Society for rewiring updates.

    A ham ball dinner will be served at the Farmington Community Center from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. There will be a quilt silent auction. Proceeds go to the Pioneer Historical Society for rewiring updates.

  • May 25, 2013

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    Coffee Chat

    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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    WMU Alumni Coffee

    WMU Alumni Coffee

    An Alumni Coffee at W-MU’s School Cafeteria will be held at 3 pm. Alumni and friends are welcome to reminisce.

    An Alumni Coffee at W-MU’s School Cafeteria will be held at 3 pm. Alumni and friends are welcome to reminisce.

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    MP Farmers Market

    MP Farmers Market

    The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is open from 8:30 to 11 am. Due to the swap meet, use the Locust Street entrance. The market will be held in the bunny barn.

    The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is open from 8:30 to 11 am. Due to the swap meet, use the Locust Street entrance. The market will be held in the bunny barn.

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    Spring Festival

    Spring Festival

    A Spring Festival will be held at the Bonaparte City Park from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be activities throughout the day. There will be kids games, a prize walk, activities and food served. This is sponsored by Bonaparte’s Independence Day Celebration is raining money for 4th of July activities.

    A Spring Festival will be held at the Bonaparte City Park from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be activities throughout the day. There will be kids games, a prize walk, activities and food served. This is sponsored by Bonaparte’s Independence Day Celebration is raining money for 4th of July activities.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW has a Catfish and Chicken Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. They will be serving catfish and chicken with two sides and a roll.

    New London VFW has a Catfish and Chicken Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. They will be serving catfish and chicken with two sides and a roll.

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    LEGO Club

    LEGO Club

    This is the last LEGO Club is at the Winfield Public Library at 10:30 am. All children are welcome.

    This is the last LEGO Club is at the Winfield Public Library at 10:30 am. All children are welcome.

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    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

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    Mepo Pool Opens

    Mepo Pool Opens

    The Mediapolis Pool opens for the season today.

    The Mediapolis Pool opens for the season today.

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    Bettonsport Flea Market

    Bettonsport Flea Market

    Bettonsport Flea Market and Craft Show runs from 9 am to 10 pm.

    Bettonsport Flea Market and Craft Show runs from 9 am to 10 pm.

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    Critter Catch

    Critter Catch

    Critter Catch, a hands-on exploration of Flint Creek runs from 10 to 11 am Starr’s Cave Nature Center.

    Critter Catch, a hands-on exploration of Flint Creek runs from 10 to 11 am Starr’s Cave Nature Center.

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    Vietnam Vets Fish Fry

    Vietnam Vets Fish Fry

    Vietnam Veterans of America Fish Fry runs from 11 am to 3 pm at Riverview Park in Fort Madison. It is by freewill donation and there will be door prizes and raffle tickets. Proceeds benefit local veterans needing assistance.

    Vietnam Veterans of America Fish Fry runs from 11 am to 3 pm at Riverview Park in Fort Madison. It is by freewill donation and there will be door prizes and raffle tickets. Proceeds benefit local veterans needing assistance.

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    W-MU Alumni Banquet

    W-MU Alumni Banquet

    Winfield-Mt. Union Alumni Association’s 104th annual Banquet starts at 6:30 pm in the school gymnasium. To register, call 257-6710.

    Winfield-Mt. Union Alumni Association’s 104th annual Banquet starts at 6:30 pm in the school gymnasium. To register, call 257-6710.

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    Bonaparte Alumni Banquet

    Bonaparte Alumni Banquet

    The Bonaparte Alumni Banquet will be held in the Bonaparte Elementary Schools. Doors open at 10:30 pm, lunch will be served at noon.

    The Bonaparte Alumni Banquet will be held in the Bonaparte Elementary Schools. Doors open at 10:30 pm, lunch will be served at noon.

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    Spring Festival

    Spring Festival

    A Spring Festival will be held from 9 am to 5 pm in Bonaparte City Park. There will be activities and prizes. Food will be served food served all day.

    A Spring Festival will be held from 9 am to 5 pm in Bonaparte City Park. There will be activities and prizes. Food will be served food served all day.

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    Bonaparte Fundraiser

    Bonaparte Fundraiser

    The Bonaparte First Responders hold a Fundraiser from 5 to 7 pm. They will be serving grilled chicken, baked beans, hashbrowns and bread. There will be a 50/50 raffle. Takeout orders are available. The event is at the Bonaparte Fire Station.

    The Bonaparte First Responders hold a Fundraiser from 5 to 7 pm. They will be serving grilled chicken, baked beans, hashbrowns and bread. There will be a 50/50 raffle. Takeout orders are available. The event is at the Bonaparte Fire Station.

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    Farmington EMS Open House

    Farmington EMS Open House

    Farmington EMS celebrates EMS Week with an Open House from 9 am to noon. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited.

    Farmington EMS celebrates EMS Week with an Open House from 9 am to noon. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited.

    Memorial Day program

    Memorial Day program

    The City will be holding a Memorial Day program this morning. They will be honoring all veterans with a patriotic program at the cemetery and the Community Center. The Honor Guard will be marching from the Community Center at approximately 7:50 a.m.

    The City will be holding a Memorial Day program this morning. They will be honoring all veterans with a patriotic program at the cemetery and the Community Center. The Honor Guard will be marching from the Community Center at approximately 7:50 a.m.

  • May 26, 2013

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    Flea Market & Craft Show

    Flea Market & Craft Show

    The Betonsport Flea Market and Craft Show is this weekend. For more details call 592-3579.

    The Betonsport Flea Market and Craft Show is this weekend. For more details call 592-3579.

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    Bentonsport Memorial Day Service

    Bentonsport Memorial Day Service

    The Bentonsport Historic Presbyterian Church holds a Memorial Day service and music concert at 6 pm. It begins with a flag raising.

    The Bentonsport Historic Presbyterian Church holds a Memorial Day service and music concert at 6 pm. It begins with a flag raising.

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    Coffee Chat

    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 Baccalaureate/Graduation

    HTC Baccalaureate/Graduation

    Holy Trinity Catholics Baccalaureate will be held at 9:30 am at Sacred Heart Church in Fort Madison. Graduation starts at 2 pm in the Jr/Sr High Gym.

    Holy Trinity Catholics Baccalaureate will be held at 9:30 am at Sacred Heart Church in Fort Madison. Graduation starts at 2 pm in the Jr/Sr High Gym.

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    Spring Festival

    Spring Festival

    A Spring Festival will be held at the Bonaparte City Park from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be activities throughout the day. There will be kids games, a prize walk, activities and food served. This is sponsored by Bonaparte’s Independence Day Celebration is raining money for 4th of July activities.

    A Spring Festival will be held at the Bonaparte City Park from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be activities throughout the day. There will be kids games, a prize walk, activities and food served. This is sponsored by Bonaparte’s Independence Day Celebration is raining money for 4th of July activities.

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    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Summer Reading Programs

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

    Winfield Public Library has registration underway for their Summer Reading Programs. The six week program is for 3 years to fifth grade. All children must be registered to participate. For more details call 257-3247.

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    VB Players Reunion

    VB Players Reunion

    Van Buren Players 50th anniversary reunion is from 2 to 5 pm at the Village Cup and Cakes in Keosauqua. It is open to the public and there will be refreshments, posters, programs, photographs and news clippings.

    Van Buren Players 50th anniversary reunion is from 2 to 5 pm at the Village Cup and Cakes in Keosauqua. It is open to the public and there will be refreshments, posters, programs, photographs and news clippings.

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    Spring Festival

    Spring Festival

    A Spring Festival will be held from 9 am to 5 pm in Bonaparte City Park. There will be activities and prizes. Food will be served food served all day.

    A Spring Festival will be held from 9 am to 5 pm in Bonaparte City Park. There will be activities and prizes. Food will be served food served all day.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    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.

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