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Mar 31, '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

Take Back the Night March

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Take Back the Night March

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To kick off the Women of Wesleyan Week (WOW) at Iowa Wesleyan College, students, faculty, staff, and the community are invited to participate in a Take-Back-the-Night march on Monday, March 31, beginning at 7:20 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring a flashlight and will walk from the Scheaffer-Trieschmann Residence Hall on North Broadway Street to Mount Pleasant’s Central Park in a demonstration of strength and resilience.

Take Back the Night March

Vision Loss Resource Fair

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Vision Loss Resource Fair

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Iowa Department for the Blind offers Vision Loss Resource Fair in Burlington at the First Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 313 N. 4th Street from 12:30 to 2:30 pm.

Vision Loss Resource Fair

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

Apr 1, '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

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

Apr 2, '14

Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five will be at HCHC from 5 to 7 pm. Join the Chamber Alliance for fun and networking.

Alive After Five

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

Dessert Theatre Tickets Go On Sale

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Dessert Theatre Tickets Go On Sale

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Tickets to the Mt. Pleasant Dessert Theatre performances April 12 and 13 will go on sale in the Mt. Pleasant High School commons today from 5-6 pm. Tickets are $10. There is a purchase limit of 10 tickets per person. After today the tickets will be available for sale at Browns.

Dessert Theatre Tickets Go On Sale

Farmers Market Meeting

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Farmers Market Meeting

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A Farmers Market Informational Meeting will be held at the Henry County Extension Office at 5 pm. This is for current and potential vendors. They will be able to sign up for a stall, to receive the schedule and the Market Manager can answer any questions.

Farmers Market Meeting

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

Apr 3, '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

Guard at Airport

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Guard at Airport

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The National Guard 832nd will be flying out for a drill weekend. Picking them up today will be the Chinook Helicopters from Mt. Joy. The community is welcome to come out and view the helicopters. They are asked be at the airport by 1:45. They will fly out at 2:30.

Guard at Airport

IWC Belle Babb Mansfield Forum

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IWC Belle Babb Mansfield Forum

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The IWC Forum program this week is the Belle Babb Mansfield Inaugural Forum. It will feature a panel discussion: Exploring traditional and non-traditional uses of a legal education. The forum is free and open to the public. The Community is invited to a lunch with the panelists in the west private dining room of the Student Union. This is also part of the Women of Wesleyan Week activities.

IWC Belle Babb Mansfield Forum

Lincoln Elementary Blood Drive

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Lincoln Elementary Blood Drive

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Lincoln Elementary School hosts a Blood Drive from 3 to 6 pm in the gym. To set up an appointment, call Diane Walker at 385-7765.

Lincoln Elementary Blood Drive

Public Invited to Belle Babb Mansfield Symposium with Christie Vilsack

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Public Invited to Belle Babb Mansfield Symposium with Christie Vilsack

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As part of the inaugural events, the College will also host the Belle Babb Mansfield Inaugural Symposium at 7:00 p.m. in the IWC Chapel Auditorium with keynote speaker, Christie Vilsack, a Mount Pleasant native and former First Lady of Iowa. Vilsack will address Belle’s accomplishments as the first woman to be admitted to the bar in the United States and the impact Belle had on her life.

Public Invited to Belle Babb Mansfield Symposium with Christie Vilsack

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

Apr 4, '14

Big Band Dance Night

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Big Band Dance Night

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Big Band Dance Night will be held from 7 to 10 pm at the Fort Madison High School and features local jazz bands. Cost is $10 in advance, $12 at the door. It is hosted by the Fort Madison Music Boosters.

Big Band Dance Night

Burlington Civic Music Presents Hudson Shad

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Burlington Civic Music Presents Hudson Shad

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Burlington Civic Music Association is proud to present Hudson Shad as the seventh performance in its 2013-2014 season. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, at Burlington Memorial Auditorium, 200 Front Street, Burlington, Iowa. Doors to the concert area open at 6:45 p.m. The performance is sponsored by Southeastern Community College.

Burlington Civic Music Presents Hudson Shad

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

Community Invited toTitus Inauguration

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Community Invited toTitus Inauguration

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Dr. Steven E. Titus will be inaugurated as the 29th president of Iowa Wesleyan College. The ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium, Mount Pleasant. A reception will follow in the Howe Student Activity Center on the college campus. The public is invited to the ceremony and reception.

Community Invited toTitus Inauguration

Eat, Drink and Be Hopeful

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Eat, Drink and Be Hopeful

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Eat, Drink and Be Hopeful with Sunny Brook Assisted Living hosts a Relay for Life Fundraiser and Vendor Blender from 4 to 7 pm. There will be over fourteen vendors present.

Eat, Drink and Be Hopeful

First Friday Art Walk

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First Friday Art Walk

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First Friday Art Walk in Fairfield has “A Spring Garden Festival: Books in Bloom.” It focuses on gardens and area non-profits. Venues include the library, Carnegie Historical Meeting, the Orpheum Theater and downtown businesses. It runs from 6 to 9 pm.

First Friday Art Walk

Grief Support Program

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Grief Support Program

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A support program for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Road, West Burlington. “First Friday Share” will include a short presentation followed by a potluck dinner, and visiting and sharing with others. This month a Great River Hospice nurse, Nancy Huppenbauer, will present the program. First Friday Share is not exclusive to families and friends of former Great River Hospice patients. Registration is not required.

Grief Support Program

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Knights of Columbus hosts their monthly fish fry from 5 to 8 pm at the hall. Whole catfish and jumbo shrimp will be served and carryout is available.

Houghton Fish Fry

KC Fish Fry

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KC Fish Fry

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The Knights of Columbus host a fish fry today at Manning Hall from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

KC Fish Fry

Rodeo Kick Off Party

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Rodeo Kick Off Party

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The 2014 Tri-State Rodeo Operating Committee would like to invite the public to Kinnick South in Ft. Madison for the official kick off of the 67th annual Tri-State Rodeo featuring the announcement of this year’s entertainment including the specialty and national musical acts. The party starts at 6:00 p.m. with the announcement made at 6:30 p.m. Then stick around and enjoy the musical entertainment of Jerad Harness & Blackgrass, as heard under the Coors Party Pavilion at the Tri-State Rodeo last year. The music will start following the announcement.

Rodeo Kick Off Party

Rummage & Bake Sale

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Rummage & Bake Sale

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A Rummage and Bake Sale will be held Friday from 4 to 7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm at the First Presbyterian Church. All items are 50 cents, unless marked. The $2 bag sale runs Saturday from noon to 1.

Rummage & Bake Sale

Rummage Sale

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Rummage Sale

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The Holy Family Rummage Sale will be held from 4 to 6 pm at Roling Hall in Fort Madison.

Rummage Sale

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

Sing for a Cure

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Sing for a Cure

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The 2nd annual Sing for a Cure Relay for Life Karaoke Contest is at the Iris Bowling Alley starting at 8:30 pm. It is hosted by Peggy’s Angels. There will be a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction. Pre-registration cost is $10, $15 at the door. There can be solos or groups, 3 rounds and winners are voted by judges and fans. There is an optional cover charge donation at the door.

Sing for a Cure

St. Paul's Luncheon

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St. Paul's Luncheon

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Soup and Sandwich Luncheon is from 11 am to 1 pm at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. It is by freewill.

St. Paul's Luncheon

Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry is open for public viewing from sunset to 10 pm, weather permitting.

Witte Observatory Open

Apr 5, '14

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Opera House hosts their monthly breakfast buffet today from 7 to 9 am. Cost is $8 for adults.

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

Annie

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Annie

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New London High School vocal music department presents “Annie” at 7 pm in the school auditorium.

Annie

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 in Bonaparte. It is hosted by the Jolly Trio 4-H Club who will serve biscuits and gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs and a drink by freewill donation.

Breakfast on Main Street

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

Crawfordsville Breakfast

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Crawfordsville Breakfast

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The Crawfordsville Fire and EMS Breakfast will be held from 6 to 10 am at the Fire Station/City Hall in Crawfordsville.

Crawfordsville Breakfast

Crawfordsville Egg Hunt

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Crawfordsville Egg Hunt

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The Crawfordsville Community Club and Lions Club hosts an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 am at WACO Elementary featuring an appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Crawfordsville Egg Hunt

Elvis Experience

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Elvis Experience

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The Elvis Experience with Junior Talley starts at 4 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge. This is a fundraiser for Monica Moyle’s People to People Ambassadorship. There will be a freewill donation meal, a silent auction and 50/50 drawing. The concert starts at 7 pm with admission at $10 for that.

Elvis Experience

Euchre Tournament & Soup Supper

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Euchre Tournament & Soup Supper

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Euchre tournament and soup supper will be held at 5:30 pm in the Donnellson Community Room. The meal is by freewill donation with the euchre tournament starting at 7 pm with a $5 entry fee. It is sponsored by Everlasting Circle of Kings Daughters.

Euchre Tournament & Soup Supper

Harmony Fish Fry

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Harmony Fish Fry

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Harmony Post Prom Fish Fry will be held at the American Legion. The food will be served at 5 pm with the auction starting at 7. Fish, baked beans and potato salad will be served.

Harmony Fish Fry

MPMS Honor Band Concert

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MPMS Honor Band Concert

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Mt. Pleasant Middle School Honor Band Concert starts at 4 pm at the High School Gym.

MPMS Honor Band Concert

Rummage & Bake Sale

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Rummage & Bake Sale

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A Rummage and Bake Sale will be held Friday from 4 to 7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm at the First Presbyterian Church. All items are 50 cents, unless marked. The $2 bag sale runs Saturday from noon to 1.

Rummage & Bake Sale

Rummage Sale

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Rummage Sale

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The Holy Family Rummage Sale will be held from 8 am to noon at Roling Hall in Fort Madison. A Bag sale will follow from noon to 2 pm.

Rummage Sale

Sign Up Deadline for Diabetes Class

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Sign Up Deadline for Diabetes Class

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Henry County Health Center’s Diabetes Team will be offering an annual follow-up class Thursday, March 6. The class will be conducted from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and will be held in the Health Education Center at HCHC. On the day of the class, please register at the HCHC Registration Desk before proceeding to the Health Education Center. Call Laura Williams, RN, CDE, CCP, at 319-385-6518 by Noon today to sign up. The program is open to anyone who has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and has completed the 10-hour diabetes classes.

Sign Up Deadline for Diabetes Class

Apr 6, '14

4-H Pancake Breakfast

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4-H Pancake Breakfast

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The Busy Workers and Lucky Clovers Pancake Breakfast is from 7 to 11 am at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. It is by freewill donation and everyone is welcome.

4-H Pancake Breakfast

Annie

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Annie

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New London High School vocal music department presents “Annie” at 3 pm in the high school auditorium.

Annie

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

Father Daughter Dance

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Father Daughter Dance

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A Father Daughter Dance, hosted by the Danville Station with the theme of “When Fairytale Dreams Come True” will be held at the Danville School Multipurpose Room from 2 to 4 pm. Tickets are $15 per person and each girl has a chance to win an American Girl doll.

Father Daughter Dance

God's Portion Day

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God's Portion Day

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God’s Portion Day is at Burlington Notre Dame today. Breakfast starts at 8 am with a live auction at 10 am. There will be a silent auction, raffles, children’s activities, a marketplace and more.

God's Portion Day

IWC Choir Pre-Tour Concert

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IWC Choir Pre-Tour Concert

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The IWC Choir Pre-Tour Concert will be held at First United Methodist Church starting at 3 pm.

IWC Choir Pre-Tour Concert

Live Reptiles

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Live Reptiles

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Henry County Nature Center hosts a live reptiles program with ISU’s Rebecca Christoffel, a reptile expert. She will discuss snakes and turtles in Iowa including poisonous, endangered and why you can’t keep them as a pet. This is educational, for all ages and free to the general public. The program starts at 2 pm with doors opening at 1:45. It is sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors.

Live Reptiles

Pleasant Point Cemetery Meeting

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Pleasant Point Cemetery Meeting

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The annual meeting of the Pleasant Point Cemetery Association will be held at 1:30 pm at the Pleasant Point Church. All persons with family interred at the cemetery are encouraged to attend.

Pleasant Point Cemetery Meeting

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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Polishville Community Center of Bright has a dance tonight from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales start at 4:30.

Polishville Dance

Porky Pig Bingo

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Porky Pig Bingo

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Porky Pig Bingo will be held at St. Boniface Catholic Church of Farmington. Dinner will be served at 11:30 with bingo starting at 12:30. Play bingo and win prizes. There will be door and raffle prizes. Proceeds go to the Gerhard Leubers.

Porky Pig Bingo

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