Community Calendar

The week's events

  • April 22, 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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    IWC Spring Student Showcase

    The IWC Spring Student Showcase starts at 11 am at the Social Hall.

    The IWC Spring Student Showcase starts at 11 am at the Social Hall.

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    Salem Spring Concert

    The Salem Spring Concert starts at 7 pm in Van Allen Elementary.

    The Salem Spring Concert starts at 7 pm in Van Allen Elementary.

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    Spring Cleanup

    Spring Cleanup for the city of Mt. Pleasant is this week. This is for unusual or large items. Garbage stickers should be affixed to items. Cleanup is on your normal garbage pickup day. For questions and regulations, call the Public Works Department at 385-1480.

    Spring Cleanup for the city of Mt. Pleasant is this week. This is for unusual or large items. Garbage stickers should be affixed to items. Cleanup is on your normal garbage pickup day. For questions and regulations, call the Public Works Department at 385-1480.

    MP Library Book Club

    Mt. Pleasant Public Library
    307 East Monroe
    Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

    Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Fourth Tuesday Book Club meets today and every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Large Study Room.

    Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Fourth Tuesday Book Club meets today and every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Large Study Room.

    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.

  • April 23, 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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    Healthy Lifestyles Conference

    A Healthy Lifestyles Conference will be held from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Comfort Suites of Burlington. There are two featured speakers and breakout sessions. For information or to register contact Christine at 753-0193.

    A Healthy Lifestyles Conference will be held from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Comfort Suites of Burlington. There are two featured speakers and breakout sessions. For information or to register contact Christine at 753-0193.

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    MPCSD Community Meeting

    The Mt. Pleasant Community School District is holding a community meeting to discuss the strategic plan. It runs from 9 to 10:30 am in the Community Room, on the 2nd floor of the Heatilator Civic Center.

    The Mt. Pleasant Community School District is holding a community meeting to discuss the strategic plan. It runs from 9 to 10:30 am in the Community Room, on the 2nd floor of the Heatilator Civic Center.

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    Odd Rod, Slam Poet

    Odd Rod, a slam poet, performs at 7 pm at the IWC Chapel.

    Odd Rod, a slam poet, performs at 7 pm at the IWC Chapel.

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    Spring Cleanup

    Spring Cleanup for the city of Mt. Pleasant is this week. This is for unusual or large items. Garbage stickers should be affixed to items. Cleanup is on your normal garbage pickup day. For questions and regulations, call the Public Works Department at 385-1480.

    Spring Cleanup for the city of Mt. Pleasant is this week. This is for unusual or large items. Garbage stickers should be affixed to items. Cleanup is on your normal garbage pickup day. For questions and regulations, call the Public Works Department at 385-1480.

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    WisdomQuest Blood Drive

    WisdomQuest Education Center Blood Drive runs from noon to 5 pm on the donor bus in the parking lot. For an appointment, call Deborah Vroom at 385-7709.

    WisdomQuest Education Center Blood Drive runs from noon to 5 pm on the donor bus in the parking lot. For an appointment, call Deborah Vroom at 385-7709.

    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.

  • April 24, 2014

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    Clean Out Your Files Day

    Clean Out Your Files Day is at City Carton from 8 am to 4 pm. Office paper, catalogs, magazines, newspapers, unwanted mail, envelopes and phone books will be accepted. Confidential items will be accepted for off-site shredding.

    Clean Out Your Files Day is at City Carton from 8 am to 4 pm. Office paper, catalogs, magazines, newspapers, unwanted mail, envelopes and phone books will be accepted. Confidential items will be accepted for off-site shredding.

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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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    Spring Cleanup

    Spring Cleanup for the city of Mt. Pleasant is this week. This is for unusual or large items. Garbage stickers should be affixed to items. Cleanup is on your normal garbage pickup day. For questions and regulations, call the Public Works Department at 385-1480.

    Spring Cleanup for the city of Mt. Pleasant is this week. This is for unusual or large items. Garbage stickers should be affixed to items. Cleanup is on your normal garbage pickup day. For questions and regulations, call the Public Works Department at 385-1480.

    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.

  • April 25, 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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    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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    Starr's Cave Concert

    Starr’s Cave Nature Center presents guitar duo Patchouli. The show starts at 7:30 pm. For more information call 753-5808.

    Starr’s Cave Nature Center presents guitar duo Patchouli. The show starts at 7:30 pm. For more information call 753-5808.

  • April 26, 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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    Interact Club Fun Run/Walk

    The Interact Club from MPHS hosts a fun run/walk. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:30 am, the race starts at 10. Cost is $10. Water is available. Money goes towards future service projects. A bake sale by the senior class will be occurring to raise money for after prom. All age groups are welcome.

    The Interact Club from MPHS hosts a fun run/walk. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:30 am, the race starts at 10. Cost is $10. Water is available. Money goes towards future service projects. A bake sale by the senior class will be occurring to raise money for after prom. All age groups are welcome.

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    Lasagna Supper

    A Lasagna Supper will be served at the Wayland Community Center from 5 to 8 pm. It includes lasagna, garlic bread, green beans and a dessert by freewill donation. Proceeds help cover expenses for Ben Creamer’s lung transplant. There will be a basket silent auction.

    A Lasagna Supper will be served at the Wayland Community Center from 5 to 8 pm. It includes lasagna, garlic bread, green beans and a dessert by freewill donation. Proceeds help cover expenses for Ben Creamer’s lung transplant. There will be a basket silent auction.

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    Lincoln School Science Fair

    Lincoln Elementary School in Mt. Pleasant will hold their 1st Annual Science Fair in the Lincoln Gym from 2-4pm. There will be students Kindergarten through 5th presenting their projects. The community is invited to attend.

    Lincoln Elementary School in Mt. Pleasant will hold their 1st Annual Science Fair in the Lincoln Gym from 2-4pm. There will be students Kindergarten through 5th presenting their projects. The community is invited to attend.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW hosts a Catfish and Chicken Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Catfish is $9.50, chicken $7 or $8 all white. The meal includes a roll and two sides.

    New London VFW hosts a Catfish and Chicken Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Catfish is $9.50, chicken $7 or $8 all white. The meal includes a roll and two sides.

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    Slam Poetry Contest

    Speak, a slam poetry contest, with special guest Kevin Coval will be held at the SCC Keokuk Campus Student Lounge. There is a slam workshop at 1 pm, a book signing at 2 and the contest at 3. Prizes include: $500 group poet bout, $250 single poet bout and $50 open mic drawing. This is free and open to the public. Refreshments are available.

    Speak, a slam poetry contest, with special guest Kevin Coval will be held at the SCC Keokuk Campus Student Lounge. There is a slam workshop at 1 pm, a book signing at 2 and the contest at 3. Prizes include: $500 group poet bout, $250 single poet bout and $50 open mic drawing. This is free and open to the public. Refreshments are available.

  • April 27, 2014

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    Birthday Open House for Glenwood Tolson

    Open house for Glenwood Tolson’s 98 birthday from 2-4 pm at the Second Baptist Church, 407 W. Saunders in Mt. Pleasant. This is a chance to see the historic church and the work that is taking place to refurbish it. It is also an opportunity to recognize everyone involved in the project, including Second Baptist ministries for assistance as well as donating the building.

    Open house for Glenwood Tolson’s 98 birthday from 2-4 pm at the Second Baptist Church, 407 W. Saunders in Mt. Pleasant. This is a chance to see the historic church and the work that is taking place to refurbish it. It is also an opportunity to recognize everyone involved in the project, including Second Baptist ministries for assistance as well as donating the building.

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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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    Habitat for Humanity Ground Breaking Ceremony

    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for Henry County Habitat for Humanity’s 24th house. The event, at 2:30 p.m., will be at the site for the house at 311 West Monroe Street in Mount Pleasant.

    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for Henry County Habitat for Humanity’s 24th house. The event, at 2:30 p.m., will be at the site for the house at 311 West Monroe Street in Mount Pleasant.

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    Simple Acts Concert

    Simple Acts Concert is at 4 pm at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Donnellson. Local churches and area talent will perform and light snacks will follow the concert. All proceeds go to the Embury United Methodist Church Backpack Ministry, which supplies backpacks and food to Central Lee students. A freewill offering will be taken and canned goods will be accepted for area food pantries.

    Simple Acts Concert is at 4 pm at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Donnellson. Local churches and area talent will perform and light snacks will follow the concert. All proceeds go to the Embury United Methodist Church Backpack Ministry, which supplies backpacks and food to Central Lee students. A freewill offering will be taken and canned goods will be accepted for area food pantries.

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    Winfield Historical Soceity Event

    Winfield Historical Society holds a spring learning event at 2 pm today at the Community Center. Speakers are Jan Walter discussing a collection of floral frogs and Mary Kongable discussing combining annuals and perennials. Coffee and cookies will be provided.

    Winfield Historical Society holds a spring learning event at 2 pm today at the Community Center. Speakers are Jan Walter discussing a collection of floral frogs and Mary Kongable discussing combining annuals and perennials. Coffee and cookies will be provided.

    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.

  • April 28, 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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    Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting

    Showtime is 7 pm.
    The Henry County Relay For Life Team Captain meeting will be held at Pizza Ranch in Mt. Pleasant at 5:30pm. All present captains and anyone who is interested in starting team is invited to attend the informational meeting. Relay information will be available and questions will be answered.

    Showtime is 7 pm.
    The Henry County Relay For Life Team Captain meeting will be held at Pizza Ranch in Mt. Pleasant at 5:30pm. All present captains and anyone who is interested in starting team is invited to attend the informational meeting. Relay information will be available and questions will be answered.

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    Unexpected Surfer Boys

    The Unexpected Surfer Boys perform at Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Showtime is 7 pm.

    The Unexpected Surfer Boys perform at Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Showtime is 7 pm.

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    Walking School Bus Info Meetings

    HHCC and a Safe Routes to School representative will host two informational Walking School Bus meetings. All Henry County residents and school officials are invited to attend. Learn more or sign-up as a volunteer. WACO and WMU elementary parents will also have the opportunity to sign their child up for the program. Meetings will be from 12-1pm at the WACO Elementary Library and from 5-6pm at the Winfield-Mt. Union small gym. Light refreshments will be provided.

    HHCC and a Safe Routes to School representative will host two informational Walking School Bus meetings. All Henry County residents and school officials are invited to attend. Learn more or sign-up as a volunteer. WACO and WMU elementary parents will also have the opportunity to sign their child up for the program. Meetings will be from 12-1pm at the WACO Elementary Library and from 5-6pm at the Winfield-Mt. Union small gym. Light refreshments will be provided.

    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.