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Jul 29, '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

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 30, '14

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is from 4 to 6 pm at McMillan Park.

MP Farmers Market

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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A square dance will be held at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm by the Circle 8 Square Dance Club. Tom Manning will be the caller.

Square Dance

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

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 31, '14

MP School Registration

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MP School Registration

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Mt. Pleasant Community School District will be held today from 8 am to 6 pm. ALL grades Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade will register at the High School.

MP School Registration

MP School Registration

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MP School Registration

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Mt Pleasant Community School District registration will be held on Thursday, July 31st from 8:00AM-6:00PM.
ALL grades: Jr Kindergarten thru 12th grade should register at the High School.
Informational letters will be sent out on Friday, July 18th.

MP School Registration

Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

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Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

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An Ice Cream Social will be held from 6 to 8 pm at Oakland Mills Community Church. Entertainment is provided by the Rhythm Rockers, Fiddlin’ Grannie, Bryan Katchay, the Trentonaires and the OMCC Choir. The event benefits the Ladies Aid of Oakland Mills Community Church and is by freewill donation.

Oakland Mills Ice Cream Social

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

Aug 1, '14

Art Guild Unveiling

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Art Guild Unveiling

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The Art Center of Burlington has their unveiling of the County Seat Project benches at 4:30 pm. There will be a gallery hop from 5 to 8 pm.

Art Guild Unveiling

CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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Winfield’s Crooked Creek Days starts today. The carnival is open from 1 to 11 pm. Dinner will be served by the Methodist Church at Twin Lakes at 5 pm and the Cardboard Boat Regatta starts at 6.

Crooked Creek Days

First Friday Art Walk

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First Friday Art Walk

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Fairfield’s First Friday Art Walk is from 6 to 10:30 pm in the City Square. Blue Cat Alley performs from 6 to 7:30 and then Bob Dorr and the Blues Band will perform from 7:30 to 10:30. There will be a bbq contest with audience judging. There will be food vendors, artist, area non-profit organizations and children’s activities.

First Friday Art Walk

Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action presents “The Jungle Book” at 7 pm in Central Park of Fort Madison. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Lights, Camera, Action

Rock Around the Block

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Rock Around the Block

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” at 2:30 pm. Movies are free, pick up your tickets at KILJ and other participating merchants.

Rock Around the Block

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

Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory Open

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The Witte Observatory at Big Hollow is open for public viewing from sunset to 10:30 pm. It is hosted by the Astronomy Club.

Witte Observatory Open

Aug 2, '14

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Opera House serves a breakfast buffet from 7 to 9 am. Adults are $8, children 10 and under are free with an adult.

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

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Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

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Southeast Iowa Blues Society present the Blue Ribbon Blues Fest starting at 4:30 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. It’s an outdoor blues festival with four groups performing. There will also be a beverage garden and food vendors. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 the day of the show.

Blue Ribbon Blues Fest

Bluebird Breakfast

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Bluebird Breakfast

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Former Bluebird employees will have a breakfast at Papa George’s the first Saturday of the month.

Bluebird Breakfast

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street is from 7 to 9 am at the Whitely Opera House. It benefits Harmony PTO.

Breakfast on Main Street

Cheri Benge Benefit

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Cheri Benge Benefit

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Cheri Benge benefit hog roast and auction will be held from 4 to 8 pm at the Salem Park shelter house. A pork sandwich dinner is $5 starting at 4. The auction starts at 6:30. The benefit is for Benge, who is battling cancer.

Cheri Benge Benefit

Chicken Dinner & Bingo

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Chicken Dinner & Bingo

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The United Methodist Women hosts a chicken dinner and bingo at 5 pm at the Morning Sun Community Center. Fried chicken, potato salad, relishes, desserts and drinks are all by freewill donation.

Chicken Dinner & Bingo

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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Winfield Crooked Creek Days continues today. A pancake breakfast will be served at the Presbyterian Church starting at 7. The 5K Fun Run starts at 7:30. The dog show is at 9, there’s kids games from 9:30 to 11, the parade starts at 10 and the carnival opens at 11. A Vendor Fair is from 11 to 6. The adult co-ed slow pitch softball tournament starts at 11. Lunch is at 11, provided by the Open Bible Church. There’s an adult pizza eating contest at 12:30, a kids pedal pull at 1, the Bill Riley Talent Show at 5 and dinner is served at 5 by the Henry County Cattlemen. The auction begins at 6:30 and there’s a family friendly street dance from 8 to 11.

Crooked Creek Days

Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

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Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

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The Dave Aamodt Run/Walk is today. The 5K and 10K timed event starts at Mediapolis School at 8:30 am. Signup begins at 7:30. Cost is $25.

Dave Aamodt Run/Walk

Holtkamp Auto Open House

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Holtkamp Auto Open House

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Brad Holtkamp Automotive holds an Open House from 10 am to 2 pm at their new facility at 907 East Washington Street. There will be free pancakes, tours and door prizes. KILJ will be broadcasting live!

Holtkamp Auto Open House

Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

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Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

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Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church’s annual garage/bake sale is this weekend. They are at 401 East Washington Friday from 9 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday from to 11:30. These are multi-family donations. Proceeds from the sale benefit the mission work of the United Methodist Women’s group.

Wesley Chapel UMC Garage & Bake Sale

Aug 3, '14

Burlington Band Performs

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Burlington Band Performs

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The final performance of the season of the Burlington Municipal Band is tonight starting at 7:30 pm at the Crapo Park Band Shell. Admission is free.

Burlington Band Performs

Crooked Creek Days

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Crooked Creek Days

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Winfield Crooked Creek Days wraps up today. There a volleyball tournament at 8 am, a horseshoe tournament at 10, lunch is served by the Henry County Pork Producers at 11 and the carnival opens at 11 too. The tractor pull starts at 11, the car show at 1 and water fights begin at 3. Karaoke is from 3 to 8, the frozen t-shirt contest is at 6 and fireworks start at dusk at Twin Lakes Country Club.

Crooked Creek Days

Off-Road Antique Show

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Off-Road Antique Show

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Bonaparte Main Street’s Off-Road Antique Show is from 1 to 4 pm at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. Appraisal cost is $6 per item or $15 for three. There is a three item limit.

Off-Road Antique Show

Polishville Bazaar

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Polishville Bazaar

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The Polishville Bazaar is from 11 am to 1 pm at the community center in Brighton. They will be serving grilled chicken or pork loin lunches, $8 for adults or $4.50 for children. There will be quilt and cash raffles.

Polishville Bazaar

Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

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Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

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Trenton United Methodist Church hosts an ice cream social from 2 to 4 pm in the Sunrise Room. Homemade ice cream and treats are available by freewill donation. The event is open to the public.

Trenton UMC Ice Cream Social

West Point Pancake Breakfats

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West Point Pancake Breakfats

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The American Legion pre-sweet corn festival pancake breakfast is from 8 to 11 am in the West Point City Park.

West Point Pancake Breakfats

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

Aug 4, '14

Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Church holds a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm at the Fellowship Hall. For an appointment, call Jennifer Lehman at 217-8309.

Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth and Home Technologies hosts a blood drive from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Training Center. For an appointment, call Carrie Wymore at 986-4592.

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

Summer Merchant Movies

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Summer Merchant Movies

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The 2014 Summer Merchant Movies wrap up this week with a showing of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” 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

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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