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Nov 3, '14

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

Nov 4, '14

NL Fall Cleanup

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NL Fall Cleanup

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The City of New London’s fall cleanup is today. Items should be within three feet of the curb by 7 am on your pickup day.

NL Fall Cleanup

W-MU Blood Drive

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W-MU Blood Drive

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W-MU National Honor Society hosts a blood drive from 1 to 6 pm in the high school small gym. For an appointment, call Cindy Riley at 257-7701.

W-MU Blood Drive

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

Nov 5, '14

IWC Blood Drive

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IWC Blood Drive

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An IWC Blood Drive will be held from 10 am to 3 pm in the Social Hall. For an appointment, call Lisa Kongable at 385-8021.

IWC Blood Drive

Veterans Dinner

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Veterans Dinner

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Faith Lutheran Church honors Henry County veterans with a free dinner for each veteran and a guest on Sunday, November 9th. The dinner starts at 5:30 with a menu of beef and noodles dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, rolls and a dessert. Please make a reservation by today by calling the church at 385-8427.

Veterans Dinner

Immunization Clinics

Close1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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

Nov 6, '14

CNA Career Fair

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CNA Career Fair

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A Career Fair for CNA and Direct Support Professionals will be held at Catfish Bend Event Center in Burlington from 10:30 am to 1 pm. This is for anyone interested in working in the healthcare industry. Employers from Henry and Des Moines counties will be offering on-the-spot interviews. Please bring your resume.

CNA Career Fair

Olds UCC Harvest Supper

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Olds UCC Harvest Supper

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Olds United Church of Christ’s Harvest Supper is today. The turkey and dressing meal is served family style and serving starts at 5:30 pm. It is by freewill offering.

Olds UCC Harvest Supper

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

Nov 7, '14

Bottomless Bowl Appreciation Night

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Bottomless Bowl Appreciation Night

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Villages Folk School has a bottomless bowl appreciation night from 5 to 7 pm at the Stone House in Bentonsport featuring homemade soup and homemade bowls. All you can eat soup includes homemade break, a dessert and drink. A $20 donation is suggested for the homemade bowl and a goodwill offering for a disposable bowl.

Bottomless Bowl Appreciation Night

DEC Hands Show

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DEC Hands Show

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DEC Hands Show “A Night in Las Vegas” is at 7 pm at Donnellson’s Central Lee High School. There is a $6 admission for adults and $3 for students.

DEC Hands Show

Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield First Fridays has an artist show Friday from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Artists and food vendors will showcase their work at the Arts and Convention Center for holiday shopping. Local art galleries will also be open.

Fairfield First Fridays

HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

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HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

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HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper is from 4:30 to 7 pm at Calvary Baptist Church. Choose between baked potato with toppings, potato and chili. $7 for two choices and $5 for one choice. Includes relish, crackers, dessert bar and drink. A kids menu is available. There will be a gift shop display, used jewelry, a bake sale and frozen Christmas cookie orders. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary’s health scholarship fund.

HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus Fish Fry is from 5 to 8 pm at the hall. Catfish and shrimp dinners and kids dinners are available.

Houghton Fish Fry

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 7 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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

St. Paul's Luncheon

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St. Paul's Luncheon

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Donnellson has a soup and sandwich luncheon from 11 am to 1 pm at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. The meal is by freewill donation.

St. Paul's Luncheon

Taste of Burlington History

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Taste of Burlington History

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Taste of Burlington History is at 6 pm in the Heritage Center Museum in Burlington. Cost is $15 and tickets can be purchased by calling 752-7449.

Taste of Burlington History

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 today from sunset to 10:30 pm. This is free.

Witte Observatory Open

Nov 8, '14

Bonaparte God's Portion Day

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Bonaparte God's Portion Day

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Bonaparte United Church God’s Portion Day is today. A bazaar starts at 9 am and features homemade baked goods, crafts, candies and more. The parade starts at 11 and a dinner will be served from 11:30 am to 1 pm.

Bonaparte God's Portion Day

DEC Hands Show

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DEC Hands Show

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DEC Hands Show “A Night in Las Vegas” is at 7 pm at Donnellson’s Central Lee High School. There is a $6 admission for adults and $3 for students.

DEC Hands Show

Eastern Star Bazaar

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Eastern Star Bazaar

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Eastern Star hosts a bazaar from 9 am to 2 pm at the Donnellson Community Room. There will be lunch available for purchase as well as a bake sale and the library will also be there with their offerings.

Eastern Star Bazaar

Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield First Fridays

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Fairfield First Fridays has an artist show Friday from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Artists and food vendors will showcase their work at the Arts and Convention Center for holiday shopping. Local art galleries will also be open.

Fairfield First Fridays

Fairfield Square Dance

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Fairfield Square Dance

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Fairfield holds a square dance event from 7 to 9:30 pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Pam Courts will be the caller.

Fairfield Square Dance

Kidsymphony

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Kidsymphony

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SEISO presents the 2014 Kidsymphony: Peter and the Wolf. This educational and entertaining concert is designed for children. It will be at the IWC Chapel Auditorium at 2 pm. Admission is at the door: $3 for adults, $2 for children.

Kidsymphony

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 7 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

Lockridge Fish Fry & BBQ Dinner

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Lockridge Fish Fry & BBQ Dinner

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New Sweden UMC of Lockridge holds a Fish Fry and BBQ Pork Sandwich Dinner starting at 5:30 pm at the church. It is by freewill donation and One On the Mountain will serve as musical entertainment.

Lockridge Fish Fry & BBQ Dinner

Lockridge Veterans Day Ceremony

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Lockridge Veterans Day Ceremony

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Lockridge commemorates Veterans Day with a ceremony. The Color Guard marches from the Community Center to the Cemetery around 7:50 am. There will be the Raising of the Flag and singing of the national anthem at 8 am with a volley fired. Afterwards, there will be fellowship at the Community Center featuring beverages and pastries and then a Veteran’s Day program.

Lockridge Veterans Day Ceremony

MP Winter Farmers Market

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MP Winter Farmers Market

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Mount Pleasant Winter Farmers Market is from 9 am to 12 pm at the McWhirter’s building. There will be weekly giveaways and great holiday gift ideas.

MP Winter Farmers Market

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW hosts a catfish and chicken dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinners include a roll and choice of two sides.

NL VFW Dinner

United Church of Crawfordsville Fall Soup Supper

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United Church of Crawfordsville Fall Soup Supper

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United Church of Crawfordsville has their Fall Soup Supper at the church from 4:30 to 7 pm. The menu includes chili, potato and oyster soup by freewill offering.

United Church of Crawfordsville Fall Soup Supper

Winfield Spaghetti Supper

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Winfield Spaghetti Supper

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Winfield Cub Scout Pack hosts a spaghetti dinner with breadsticks, a salad and dessert from 5 to 7 pm at the Winfield Veterans Building. It is by freewill donation.

Winfield Spaghetti Supper

Nov 9, '14

Burlington Facade Project

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Burlington Facade Project

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Burlington Façade Project has a walking tour at 1 pm. Representatives will discuss 16 building rehab projects. This is a free tour. To join, meet in front of the Art Center on Jefferson Street.

Burlington Facade Project

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Lizzie Borden of Fall River

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Mt. Pleasant High School Drama Department presents “Lizzie Borden of Fall River” at 2 pm at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and tickets can be purchased at the door.

Lizzie Borden of Fall River

MP Comm. Theater Auditions

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MP Comm. Theater Auditions

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Auditions for Mount Pleasant Community Theater’s production of the Best Christmas Pageant Ever is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the United Methodist Church basement. Needed are 4 males, 6 females, 8 boys and 9 girls. No preparation is necessary.

MP Comm. Theater Auditions

St. Boniface Feather Party Bingo

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St. Boniface Feather Party Bingo

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The annual Feather Party Bingo is today at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Lunch of sandwiches, soups and desserts will be served at 11:30 with Bingo starting at 12:15. There will be door and raffle prizes.

St. Boniface Feather Party Bingo

Swedebsurg Pancake Breakfast

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Swedebsurg Pancake Breakfast

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A pancake breakfast will be served at the Swedesburg Parish Hall from 7 to 9:30 am. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs and beverages; all by freewill donation. This supports Foods Resource Bank.

Swedebsurg Pancake Breakfast

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