Community Calendar

The week's events

  • May 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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    Memorial Day Concert

    St. Barnabas Choir will present its 33rd annual Memorial Day concert in historic St. Barnabas Chapel Third and Chestnut Streets, in Montrose.

    Concerts are set for 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The concert is titled “Unforgettable.” St. Barnabas Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Breakfast will be served from 7 to 9 a.m. at Joppa Lodge in Montrose for a freewill donation. Proceeds go toward Central Lee High School scholarships.

    Veterans and military personnel in attendance at the concerts may introduce themselves, state their branch of service and add any military-related remarks they wish to share.

    St. Barnabas Choir will present its 33rd annual Memorial Day concert in historic St. Barnabas Chapel Third and Chestnut Streets, in Montrose.

    Concerts are set for 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The concert is titled “Unforgettable.” St. Barnabas Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Breakfast will be served from 7 to 9 a.m. at Joppa Lodge in Montrose for a freewill donation. Proceeds go toward Central Lee High School scholarships.

    Veterans and military personnel in attendance at the concerts may introduce themselves, state their branch of service and add any military-related remarks they wish to share.

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    Memorial Day Service

    The annual Memorial Day service by American Legion Post #643 will be held at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. There will be the placing of the wreath, firing squad and taps at the Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery following the service.

    The annual Memorial Day service by American Legion Post #643 will be held at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. There will be the placing of the wreath, firing squad and taps at the Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery following the service.

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    Mt. Pleasant Memorial Day Observation

    Memorial Day service in Mt. Pleasant at the high school gym at 10:30. Guest speaker is Captain Brett Hoyt.

    Memorial Day service in Mt. Pleasant at the high school gym at 10:30. Guest speaker is Captain Brett Hoyt.

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    NL Memorial Day Program

    A Memorial Program will be held at the New London Memorial Park at 1:30 pm. Citizens are invited to reflect on those who have fallen in battle.

    A Memorial Program will be held at the New London Memorial Park at 1:30 pm. Citizens are invited to reflect on those who have fallen in battle.

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    Wayland Breakfast

    The annual Wayland Economic Development Memorial Day Breakfast is from 6:30 to 8:30 am at the Wayland Community Center. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee will be served. It is by freewill offering to go towards the development of the Wayland Industrial Park East.

    The annual Wayland Economic Development Memorial Day Breakfast is from 6:30 to 8:30 am at the Wayland Community Center. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee will be served. It is by freewill offering to go towards the development of the Wayland Industrial Park East.

    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.

  • May 27, 2014

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    Afraid of the Unknown

    Henry County Conservation Program features “Afraid of the Unknown” with Dave Thoreson, telling of the personal adventures and explorations of the Northwest Passage. Dave is a Humanities Iowa speaker and will discuss his experience of going into the Arctic by sailboat. It starts at 7 pm.

    Henry County Conservation Program features “Afraid of the Unknown” with Dave Thoreson, telling of the personal adventures and explorations of the Northwest Passage. Dave is a Humanities Iowa speaker and will discuss his experience of going into the Arctic by sailboat. It starts at 7 pm.

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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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    Tuesday Turtles Deadline

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Tuesday Turtles. It runs June 7th through the 28th from 9:30 to 11 am at East Lake Park. Nature, fun and games are combined for your preschooler. Each class includes a hike on the park trails, snack and a craft to take home. To register or for more information, stop by the office at 220 West Monroe or call 385-1475.

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Tuesday Turtles. It runs June 7th through the 28th from 9:30 to 11 am at East Lake Park. Nature, fun and games are combined for your preschooler. Each class includes a hike on the park trails, snack and a craft to take home. To register or for more information, stop by the office at 220 West Monroe or call 385-1475.

    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.

  • May 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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    Community Meal

    A Community Meal will be served at the Fellowship Cup starting at 11:30. It is provided by the Presbyterian Church. They will serve chicken spaghetti, fresh green salad, French bread and assorted dessert bars.

    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.

  • May 29, 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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    HCHC Foundation Holds Book Fair

    The Henry County Health Center Foundation is sponsoring a book fair from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Classroom A-1 at HCHC. This classroom is located on the north side of the hospital. A portion of the proceeds will be used to support programs of the HCHC Foundation. The book fair is open to the general public.

    The Henry County Health Center Foundation is sponsoring a book fair from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Classroom A-1 at HCHC. This classroom is located on the north side of the hospital. A portion of the proceeds will be used to support programs of the HCHC Foundation. The book fair is open to the general public.

    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 30, 2014

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    Burlington Book Sale

    Friends of Burlington Public Library have their Friends Member Preview Book Sale is 10 am to 6 pm at the library.

    Friends of Burlington Public Library have their Friends Member Preview Book Sale is 10 am to 6 pm at the library.

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    CJ Farmers Market

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

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

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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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    Despicable Me 2

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “Despicable Me 2” in Fort Madison Central Park starting at 7 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

    Lights, Camera, Action presents “Despicable Me 2” in Fort Madison Central Park starting at 7 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

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    Golf Camp Deadline

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Golf Camp. It will be held June 9th through the 13th. Ages 8 to 10 are from 9 to 9:45, ages 11 to 14 from 10 to 10:45 am. It’s at the East Lake Park Driving Range. Participants will learn the fundamentals of golf. The camp is taught by Natalie Booton. To register, stop by the office at 220 West Monroe or call 385-1475.

    This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Golf Camp. It will be held June 9th through the 13th. Ages 8 to 10 are from 9 to 9:45, ages 11 to 14 from 10 to 10:45 am. It’s at the East Lake Park Driving Range. Participants will learn the fundamentals of golf. The camp is taught by Natalie Booton. To register, stop by the office at 220 West Monroe or 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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    Wayland Citywide Sales

    Wayland Citywide Sales and Garage Sales are today and tomorrow. Maps of the sales are available at City Hall.

    Wayland Citywide Sales and Garage Sales are today and tomorrow. Maps of the sales are available at City Hall.

  • May 31, 2014

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    Adventure Day

    Langwood Adventure Day is 8 am to 1 pm at Langwood Education Center in Wapello. A free lunch will be held from 11 am to 12:30 pm. All events are free.

    Langwood Adventure Day is 8 am to 1 pm at Langwood Education Center in Wapello. A free lunch will be held from 11 am to 12:30 pm. All events are free.

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    All About Babies

    All About Babies will be held from 9 am to noon in the Henry County Extension Office. This workshop is hosted by the Family Connection and is for mothers and fathers. Mothers will learn the basics about basic baby care, massage, safety, nutrition and more. Fathers will have Boot Camp For New Dads, where rookie dads learn the basics from veteran dads and their babies. To learn more call 385-8126.

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    Burlington Book Sale

    Friends of Burlington Public Library Book Sale is today from 8 am to 5 pm at the library.

    Friends of Burlington Public Library Book Sale is today from 8 am to 5 pm at the library.

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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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    Cotillion Club Dance

    A Cotillion Club Dance with the Sally Weisenburg Band will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the Iowa National Guard Armory in Middletown. Nonmember admission is $10.

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    A Cotillion Club Dance with the Sally Weisenburg Band will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the Iowa National Guard Armory in Middletown. Nonmember admission is $10.

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    Donnellson Chicken Cookout & Auction

    Donnellson Ball Association hosts a chicken cookout and auction fundraiser at Westview Park in Donnellson. The cookout is from 4 to 7 pm with carryouts available, the meal is by freewill donation. The auction begins at 7 pm with proceeds benefitting the construction of a third baseball field.

    Donnellson Ball Association hosts a chicken cookout and auction fundraiser at Westview Park in Donnellson. The cookout is from 4 to 7 pm with carryouts available, the meal is by freewill donation. The auction begins at 7 pm with proceeds benefitting the construction of a third baseball field.

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    HC Heritage Center Program

    Academy-Award winning cinematographer Bill Butler will be at the Henry County Heritage Center for a display his daughter put together starting at 1:15 pm.

    Academy-Award winning cinematographer Bill Butler will be at the Henry County Heritage Center for a display his daughter put together starting at 1:15 pm.

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    MP Farmers Market

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

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

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    Wayland Citywide Sales

    Wayland Citywide Sales and Garage Sales are today and tomorrow. Maps of the sales are available at City Hall.

    Wayland Citywide Sales and Garage Sales are today and tomorrow. Maps of the sales are available at City Hall.

  • June 1, 2014

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    Burlington Band Concert

    Burlington Municipal Band has a concert tonight at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

    Burlington Municipal Band has a concert tonight at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

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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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    Dover Museum Presentation

    The Dover Museum of New London hosts Don Pruess at 1:30 pm. He will speak about the Southeast Iowa Honor Tours to Washington, D.C. There will be slides of his six tours. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

    The Dover Museum of New London hosts Don Pruess at 1:30 pm. He will speak about the Southeast Iowa Honor Tours to Washington, D.C. There will be slides of his six tours. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

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    Teddy Bear Picnic

    Teddy Bear Picnic is at 2 pm at Lake Starker in Crapo Park. A fishing derby is from 2 to 4 pm. A bounce house and canoe rides are from 4 to 6 pm. There will be face painting, carnival games and teddy bear repairs from 4:30 to 6:30.

    Teddy Bear Picnic is at 2 pm at Lake Starker in Crapo Park. A fishing derby is from 2 to 4 pm. A bounce house and canoe rides are from 4 to 6 pm. There will be face painting, carnival games and teddy bear repairs from 4:30 to 6:30.

    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.