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Jun 24, '14

Blood Drive in Houghton

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Blood Drive in Houghton

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There is a Houghton Community Blood Drive at the Knights of Columbus Hall from 3-6:30 pm. The Mt. Hamill Sunshine Gals will serve lunch for the donors. All presenting donors receive a t-shirt.

Blood Drive in Houghton

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

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

Jun 25, '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

NL@MP Softball Game

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NL@MP Softball Game

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Tune in tonight for softball action! John Kuhens will cover the New London at Mt. Pleasant High School softball game on 105.5 FM starting at 5:30 pm. We will be streaming it live on kilj.com

NL@MP Softball Game

Relay for Life Team Taco Lunch

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Relay for Life Team Taco Lunch

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Sunnybrook Relay for Life Team Taco Lunch is from 11:30 to 12:30. They are serving 2 soft shell tacos, Spanish rice and a dessert. $5 for dine-in or carry-out or $7 for delivery in the Mt. Pleasant area. To place an order call 385

Relay for Life Team Taco Lunch

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dancers hold a dance tonight from 7:30 to 10 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Jim Logan will be the caller.

Square Dance

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

Jun 26, '14

Breastfeeding Class

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Breastfeeding Class

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Cradle of Hope offers a free breastfeeding class at 6 pm for new and expectant mothers. To pre-register, call 986-5336. Walk-ins are also welcome. There is no cost for the class.

Breastfeeding Class

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

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

Jun 27, '14

5&V Outdoor Cinema

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5&V Outdoor Cinema

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5&V Outdoor Cinema at the corner of Fifth and Valley in Burlington will show “Despicable Me 2” at dusk. There will be games and prizes. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase.

5&V Outdoor Cinema

Bonaparte Library Book Sale

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Bonaparte Library Book Sale

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Friends of Bonaparte Library Fundraiser Book Sale is at the library from 10 am to 7 pm. Sandwiches, sno-cones, popcorn, cotton candy and more will be for sale.

Bonaparte Library Book Sale

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 in the Youth Center at 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

Congressman's Rep in Wayland

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Congressman's Rep in Wayland

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Congressman Dave Loebsack’s rep will be at the Wayland City Hall from 1-2 pm.

Congressman's Rep in Wayland

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 downtown.

Farmington Farmers Market

Friday Fest

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Friday Fest

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Friday Fest is from 5:30 to 8 pm at the Port of Burlington. There will be live music by Eric Pettit Trio, food and free children’s activities.

Friday Fest

Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action presents “Escape from Planet Earth” at 7 pm in Fort Madison’s Central Park. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Lights, Camera, Action

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

Jun 28, '14

ABATE Supporting Businesses Ride

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ABATE Supporting Businesses Ride

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ABATE District #18 supporting business ride starts at 11 am at the Sunspot in Morning Sun. Signup is $5 for member, $7 for non-members. The ride consists of seven stops with riders choosing their stops based on supporting businesses in southeast Iowa and West Central Illinois. All riders will meet at Hot Toddies at 6 pm. Proceeds raised go to ABATE to help with special events.

ABATE Supporting Businesses Ride

Bacon, Brews and BBQ

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Bacon, Brews and BBQ

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The Triple B: Bacon, Brews and BBQ. A 5K Hog Jog starts at 4:30 pm, VIP tasting is from 5 to 6 pm, general admission tasting is from 6 to 8 and live music by Kevin Burt is from 6 to 9 pm. For the price of admission, guests will sample craft beers and as much bacon and bbq as they’d like. Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber Alliance Office.

Bacon, Brews and BBQ

Bonaparte Independence Celebration

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Bonaparte Independence Celebration

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Bonaparte’s Independence Day Celebration features vendors setup on the street from 1 to 9 pm. There will be a bounce house and kids train. A parade through downtown starts at 5 and fireworks will go off across the river at dark.

Bonaparte Independence Celebration

Bonaparte Library Book Sale

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Bonaparte Library Book Sale

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Friends of Bonaparte Library Fundraiser Book Sale is at the library from 10 am to 5 pm. Sandwiches, sno-cones, popcorn, cotton candy and more will be for sale.

Bonaparte Library Book Sale

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

NLCC Bake Sale & Car Wash

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NLCC Bake Sale & Car Wash

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A Benefit Car Wash and Bake Sale will be held from 11 am to 3 pm at the New London Care Center Parking Lot. This event is put on by the NLCC nurses aides.

NLCC Bake Sale & Car Wash

Salem Old Settlers Fish Fry

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Salem Old Settlers Fish Fry

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Salem Old Settlers Benefit Fish Fry is from 5 to 7:30 pm in the City Park Shelter House. It is by freewill donation.

Salem Old Settlers Fish Fry

Sunshine For Life Walk

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Sunshine For Life Walk

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Sunshine for Life Walk, a walk to fight Alzheimer’s will be held at Van Buren High School Track in Keosauqua from 10 am to 12 pm. There will be a $5 registration per person that goes to the Good Samaritan Society – Van Buren Team for the South Central Iowa Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Ottumwa in September.

Sunshine For Life Walk

Tractor Ride

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Tractor Ride

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The Louisa County Historical Society Tractor Ride starts today in Wapello. Cost is $30, including lunch and a meal after the ride. Registration starts at 8 am, there will be a drivers meeting at 8:30 and the rides starts at 9 with it expected to be 50 miles. Please pre-register by calling Dick at 728-8818.

Tractor Ride

West Point Fireworks

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West Point Fireworks

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West Point Fireworks are at dusk at South Park. There will be festivities in the park starting at 5 pm.

West Point Fireworks

Winfield Fire Golf Tournament

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Winfield Fire Golf Tournament

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Winfield Fire Department Golf Tournament starts with signup at 8 am and a 9 am shotgun start. Cost is $100 per team. To signup, call 257-6253.

Winfield Fire Golf Tournament

Jun 29, '14

Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Municipal Band performs at 7:30 pm in the Crapo Park Band Shell. 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

Dinner at St. Peter's in Franklin

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Dinner at St. Peter's in Franklin

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Franklin is having a dinner featuring baked potato bar, maidrites and hot dogs. There will be pie, cake and other desserts with homemade ice cream from 11:30 to 1:30 pm in the church parish hall.

Dinner at St. Peter's in Franklin

Mepo Ice Cream Social

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Mepo Ice Cream Social

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An Ice Cream Social will be held at Kingston United Methodist Church of Mediapolis from 5 to 7 pm. Sandwiches, sides and deserts will be served as well as homemade ice cream. Hiway 99 Band performs. The meal is by freewill donation.

Mepo Ice Cream Social

Muscatine Ice Cream Social

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Muscatine Ice Cream Social

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Friends of the Muscatine Art Center host an ice cream social from 1 to 5 pm at the Art Center.

Muscatine Ice Cream Social

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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

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

Jun 30, '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

HC Heritage Trust Trivia Night

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HC Heritage Trust Trivia Night

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The first annual Henry County Heritage Trust Trivia Night will be held at Jerry’s Restaurant. Doors open at 6 with questions beginning at 6:45. The majority of the questions will focus on the city, county and state’s people, place and events. Cost is $150 per table or $20 per person. A grazing buffet is available by freewill offering. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. There will be a silent auction and cash prizes. Proceeds benefit the Henry County Heritage Trust projects and the Donald Young Memorial Room.

HC Heritage Trust Trivia Night

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

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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