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Jul 22, '14

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: Breakfast by Agriland. Nick’s Fun Show at 10 am, 2:30 and 5 pm. Rabbit show at noon. Lunch by cattlemen. Oreo stacking contest at 2. Cowboy mounted shooting demonstration at 4. Horse show at 6 pm. Bill Riley Talent Show at 6.

Louisa Co. Fair

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “God’s Not Dead” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

MP Library Book Club

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

MP Library Book Club

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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.

MP Library Book Club

TOPS #212...

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

TOPS #212...

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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 #212...

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous

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Alcoholic Anonymous has a closed meeting tonight at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Alcoholic Anonymous

Jul 23, '14

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair: Sheep show at 8 am, Nick’s Fun Show at 10 am, 1 and 4 pm. Ford Drive For Your Community from 10 am to 3 pm, Joyful Sounds performs from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, Goat Show at 11:30, Conservation Station from 1 to 5, Mutton Bustin’ and Animal Scramble at 6, Teen Dance at 9.

Louisa Co. Fair

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “God’s Not Dead” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

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

Immunization Clinics

Jul 24, '14

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Lake Darling Reopening

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Lake Darling Reopening

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The Lake Darling State Park Early Reopening Ribbon Cutting and Basket Picnic at 1:30 pm. Lake Darling will open to the public on this date. There will be an unveiling of a bronze bust. Hy-Vee will be selling food from 2 to 4 pm with a portion of the proceeds going to the Friends Cabin Project. Complimentary boat rides will be given by DNR staff.

Lake Darling Reopening

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: beef show at 8 am, rural health and safety display from 9 am to 4 pm, commodities carnival from 10 am to 4 pm, Country Panhandlers from 11:30 to 12:30, Second Hand Toes at 12:30, poultry show at 2:30, bingo at 2:30, tractor pull at 4, Clover Kids animal show at 6, farmers Olympics at 7, teen dance at 9.

Louisa Co. Fair

MP Community Band

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MP Community Band

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The Mt. Pleasant Community band plays a free concert in Central Park tonight at 7 pm. A variety of music will be performed including Broadway musicals, pop tunes and marches

MP Community Band

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous has a closed meeting this evening at 5 pm at the St. Michael’s Episcopal Church basement.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Jul 25, '14

CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Donnellson Fish Fry

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Donnellson Fish Fry

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A fish fry fundraiser is from 5 to 8 pm at Green Acres Golf Course in Donnellson benefitting club improvements. Carryouts are welcome.

Donnellson Fish Fry

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington’s Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the shelterhouse.

Farmington Farmers Market

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: swine show at 8 am, dog show at 9, commodities carnival from 10 am to 4 pm, clogging performance from 11:30 to 12:30, Kickapoo Indian program from 12:30 to 1:30 and from 3 to 5, release and cleanup at 4 pm. Fair races at 7 and a teen dance at 9.

Louisa Co. Fair

Pork in the Park

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Pork in the Park

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Lee County Pork Producers have Pork in the Park from 11 am to 1 pm at the West Point City Park. Pork loin dinner is $6, $4 for a sandwich.

Pork in the Park

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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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.

Senior Coffee & Tea

Thanksgiving in July Trivia

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Thanksgiving in July Trivia

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Fairfield Arts and Convention Center hosts Thanksgiving in July Trivia. Teams of eight compete in the trivia contest with 10 categories. Beverages will be available for purchase, there will be 50/50 raffle and more. The event benefits the Lord’s Cupboard. Participants are encouraged to bring a canned or boxed good. Tickets are $15 per person or $100 per table.

Thanksgiving in July Trivia

Wet & Wild Program

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Wet & Wild Program

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Wet and Wild: Critters on Iowa Rivers will be held at 7 pm at the Stone House in Bentonsport. It is free and suitable for all ages. Present Dr. Jim Pease will talk about the river’s flora and fauna, threats to wildlife and ways to protect them. Pease is the director of the Master Conservationist program and developer of the new Master River Sewards program. Pre-registartion is optional but appreciated. To do so, call 641-472-6177.

Wet & Wild Program

Jul 26, '14

Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Municipal Band performs in concert at 7:30 pm in the Crapo Park Bandshell. Admission is free.

Burlington Band Performs

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

Denmark Hog Roast

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Denmark Hog Roast

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Denmark Fire Department hosts a hog roast starting at 4 pm. It is by freewill donation. There will also be a raffle and door prizes.

Denmark Hog Roast

Downtown After Sundown

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Downtown After Sundown

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Bonaparte Downtown After Sundown is from 7 to 10 pm. An ice cream social starts at 5 pm at Bonaparte United Church. There will be a street dance.

Downtown After Sundown

J40 Farm Crawl

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J40 Farm Crawl

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The J40 Farm Crawl is today from 8 am to 5 pm. Explore 10 different farms and businesses. There will be an amish school benefit breakfast from 8 am to noon. Download a brochure at villagesofvanburen.com.

J40 Farm Crawl

Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa Co. Fair

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Louisa County Fair: livestock sale at 9 am, IJBBA sanctioned show at 5 pm and demo derby at 7.

Louisa Co. Fair

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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

MP Farmers Market

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW hosts a dinner tonight from 5 to 7:30 pm. Ham and ribeye steak dinners are available. It includes a baked potato, salad and dinner roll.

NL VFW Dinner

Praise in the Park

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Praise in the Park

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Praise in the Park is from 5:30 to 9 pm. This free community praise and worship event features several performances. At 6 pm it’s the Open Bible Worship Team, 7 pm Christopher Olson and Friends, 7:15 Bryan Katchay, 7:30 Bea Fitten and at 8 it’s the FCOC Praise Team. Hy-Vee will have food available for purchase. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair.

Praise in the Park

Jul 27, '14

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Coffee Chat

FM 175th Celebration

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FM 175th Celebration

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Fort Madison 175th anniversary celebration has an ice cream social and band concert at 6:30 pm in Central Park. The Fourth of July fireworks rescheduling finishes the night at Riverview Park.

FM 175th Celebration

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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Polishville Community Center of Brighton has a dance from 6 to 9 pm with food sales starting at 4:30. Goodman/Anders performs.

Polishville Dance

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

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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

Jul 28, '14

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies continue this week with a showing of “Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Summer Merchant Movies

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

Bingo

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Bingo every Monday night at 6:30 at the Mt. Pleasant Veteran's Hall.

Bingo

Alanon

Close7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church
902 South Walnut
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Alanon

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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.

Alanon