Community Calendar

The week's events

  • December 9, 2014

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    Figgy Pudding Caroling Festival

    Rotary Club of Mt. Pleasant presents “Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Festival” tonight from 6 to 8 pm. Registration starts in Central Park and then groups will gather at assigned street corners to sing.

    Rotary Club of Mt. Pleasant presents “Great Figgy Pudding Street Corner Caroling Festival” tonight from 6 to 8 pm. Registration starts in Central Park and then groups will gather at assigned street corners to sing.

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    MP Moose Lodge Bingo

    Starting at 6:30 this evening, the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge hosts Bingo. The public is welcome.

    Starting at 6:30 this evening, the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge hosts Bingo. The public is welcome.

    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.

  • December 10, 2014

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    FCOC Christmas Banquet

    This is the last day to get tickets for Faith Christian Outreach Church’s Christmas Banquet. It will be held on Friday, December 12 at 6:30 pm. It features music from the Blackwood Brothers and Pastor Monte Knudsen. Tickets are $20 and include a catered meal. For tickets, call 986-5377.

    This is the last day to get tickets for Faith Christian Outreach Church’s Christmas Banquet. It will be held on Friday, December 12 at 6:30 pm. It features music from the Blackwood Brothers and Pastor Monte Knudsen. Tickets are $20 and include a catered meal. For tickets, call 986-5377.

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    HCHC Book Fair

    HCHC Foundation Book Fair is from 9 am to 4:30 pm in Classroom A-1 at HCHC.

    HCHC Foundation Book Fair is from 9 am to 4:30 pm in Classroom A-1 at HCHC.

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    Holiday Grande 2014

    Burlington Civic Music presents Jim McDonough and Holiday Grande 2014. The show starts at 7:30 pm in the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office.

    Burlington Civic Music presents Jim McDonough and Holiday Grande 2014. The show starts at 7:30 pm in the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office.

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    Square Dance

    Circle 8 Square Dancers dance tonight at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm. Tom Manning is the caller and there will be a potluck supper starting at 6:30 pm.

    Circle 8 Square Dancers dance tonight at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm. Tom Manning is the caller and there will be a potluck supper starting at 6:30 pm.

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    Sunnybrook Concert

    Sunnybrook of Mt. Pleasant has a musical concert starting at 2 pm. The Piatigorsky Foundation performs a one-hour concert.

    Sunnybrook of Mt. Pleasant has a musical concert starting at 2 pm. The Piatigorsky Foundation performs a one-hour concert.

    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.

  • December 11, 2014

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    AMP Christmas Party

    AMP, the Chamber’s Young Professionals group, has their Ugly Christmas Sweater Party starting at 6 pm at the Press Box. They will be collecting canned goods for the Fellowship Cup.

    AMP, the Chamber’s Young Professionals group, has their Ugly Christmas Sweater Party starting at 6 pm at the Press Box. They will be collecting canned goods for the Fellowship Cup.

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    MP Festival of Lights

    Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

    Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

    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.

  • December 12, 2014

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    Ainsworth Nativity Display

    Ainsworth Opera House features a display of over 2300 nativities. It is open from 10 am to 8 pm. Admission is $5 and refreshments will be served.

    Ainsworth Opera House features a display of over 2300 nativities. It is open from 10 am to 8 pm. Admission is $5 and refreshments will be served.

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    MP Boys Basketball on KILJ

    Sport tonight starting at 7 pm on 105.5 FM, tune in for the Mt. Pleasant boys basketball game when they play at Fort Madison.

    Sports tonight starting at 7 pm on 105.5 FM, tune in for the Mt. Pleasant boys basketball game when they play at Fort Madison.

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    MP Festival of Lights

    Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

    Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

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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.

    College Conversations Over Coffee

    IWC’s College Conversations Over Coffee is today. They meet every second Friday of the month at Tazza Bella from 8:30 to 10 am.

    IWC’s College Conversations Over Coffee is today. They meet every second Friday of the month at Tazza Bella from 8:30 to 10 am.

  • December 13, 2014

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    Ainsworth Nativity Display

    Ainsworth Opera House features a display of over 2300 nativities. It is open from 10 am to 8 pm. Admission is $5 and refreshments will be served.

    Ainsworth Opera House features a display of over 2300 nativities. It is open from 10 am to 8 pm. Admission is $5 and refreshments will be served.

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    Breakfast With Santa

    Breakfast with Santa is from 9 to 10:30 am at the First United Methodist Church. It is by freewill donation.

    Breakfast with Santa is from 9 to 10:30 am at the First United Methodist Church. It is by freewill donation.

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    Cookie Walk

    Open Bible Church holds a Cookie Walk from 8 am to noon.

    Open Bible Church holds a Cookie Walk from 8 am to noon.

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    Free Merchant Movies

    Main Street Cinema’s Free Merchant Movies today feature “Heaven is for Real” at 11 am and 1:30 pm. This movie is free but requires a ticket that can be picked up at participating sponsors.

    Main Street Cinema’s Free Merchant Movies today feature “Heaven is for Real” at 11 am and 1:30 pm. This movie is free but requires a ticket that can be picked up at participating sponsors.

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    Harmony FFA Xmas Tree Sales

    Harmony FFA will be selling Christmas Trees today from 8 am to noon at the Harmony High School.

    Harmony FFA will be selling Christmas Trees today from 8 am to noon at the Harmony High School.

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    MP Festival of Lights

    Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

    Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

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    MP Winter Farmers Market

    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.

    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.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW holds a catfish and chicken dinner tonight from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinner includes a roll and two sides.

    New London VFW holds a catfish and chicken dinner tonight from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinner includes a roll and two sides.

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    RFL Xmas Sale

    Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone will be selling gift baskets, gift ideas and goodies at the Salem Community Building from 8 am to 1 pm. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.

    Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone will be selling gift baskets, gift ideas and goodies at the Salem Community Building from 8 am to 1 pm. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.

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    Santa Stacks

    Santa Stacks- Breakfast With Santa will be held from 9 to 10:30 am at First United Methodist Church. It is by freewill donation.

    Santa Stacks- Breakfast With Santa will be held from 9 to 10:30 am at First United Methodist Church. It is by freewill donation.

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    Stockport Soup Supper

    Stockport Soup Supper is from 5 to 6:30 pm at the Legion Hall. It is by freewill donation. Entertainment will be provided by local children. There will be a wreath auction. Santa arrives at 6:30.

    Stockport Soup Supper is from 5 to 6:30 pm at the Legion Hall. It is by freewill donation. Entertainment will be provided by local children. There will be a wreath auction. Santa arrives at 6:30.

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    Winfield Library Event

    Winfield Public Library hosts Santa from 11 am to noon. Kids age 4 to 10 can stay that afternoon from noon to 4 pm for holiday activities like games, crafts and carols. Kids are to bring their own lunch.

    Winfield Public Library hosts Santa from 11 am to noon. Kids age 4 to 10 can stay that afternoon from noon to 4 pm for holiday activities like games, crafts and carols. Kids are to bring their own lunch.

  • December 14, 2014

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    Cookie Walk

    Southeast Iowa Dance Team holds a cookie walk fundraiser from 9 am to noon at Butch’s River Rock. Goodies are sold by the pound.

    Southeast Iowa Dance Team holds a cookie walk fundraiser from 9 am to noon at Butch’s River Rock. Goodies are sold by the pound.

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    DM Co. Humane Society Holiday Party

    Des Moines County Humane Society hosts a holiday party from 1 to 4 pm at the shelter. Patrons can fill kennel stockings with toys and treats. There will be refreshments.

    Des Moines County Humane Society hosts a holiday party from 1 to 4 pm at the shelter. Patrons can fill kennel stockings with toys and treats. There will be refreshments.

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    Farmington Caroling

    Christmas Caroling and short stories starts at 2 pm in the Pioneer Historical Museum of Farmington.

    Christmas Caroling and short stories starts at 2 pm in the Pioneer Historical Museum of Farmington.

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    Free Merchant Movies

    Main Street Cinema’s Free Merchant Movies today feature “Heaven is for Real” at noon. This movie is free but requires a ticket that can be picked up at participating sponsors.

    Main Street Cinema’s Free Merchant Movies today feature “Heaven is for Real” at noon. This movie is free but requires a ticket that can be picked up at participating sponsors.

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    MP Festival of Lights

    Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

    Mt. Pleasant Festival of Lights is from 5:30 to 9 pm. The one mile Holiday light drive goes through the Old Threshers Campgrounds features over 60 holiday displays. Pricing depends on vehicle.

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    MPHS Winter Concert

    Mt. Pleasant High School Winter Concert starts at 2 pm in the High School Gym.

    Mt. Pleasant High School Winter Concert starts at 2 pm in the High School Gym.

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    Singspiration Concert

    Mid-Lee County Council of Churches Singspiration concert is at 4 pm at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Donnellson. A freewill donation soup supper will follow.

    Mid-Lee County Council of Churches Singspiration concert is at 4 pm at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Donnellson. A freewill donation soup supper will follow.

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    WACO Concert

    The WACO Music Department will be presents the Junior High/Senior High School Orchestra, High School Band and High School Chorus’s Christmas Concert at 2 pm in the WACO High School gym in Wayland.  The concert is open to the public at no charge and donations will be accepted for the WACO Music Boosters.

    The WACO Music Department will be presents the Junior High/Senior High School Orchestra, High School Band and High School Chorus’s Christmas Concert at 2 pm in the WACO High School gym in Wayland. The concert is open to the public at no charge and donations will be accepted for the WACO Music Boosters.

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    Winfield Selah Concert

    Winfield’s Selah Christmas Concert is at 3 pm at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. Refreshments will be served following the concert in the Fellowship Hall.

    Winfield’s Selah Christmas Concert is at 3 pm at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. Refreshments will be served following the concert in the Fellowship Hall.

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    Yarmouth Christmas Cantata

    The First Baptist Church of Yarmouth performs a Christmas Cantata at 10 am. The community is welcome.

    The First Baptist Church of Yarmouth performs a Christmas Cantata at 10 am. The community is welcome.

    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.

  • December 15, 2014

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    Trees Forever Meeting

    This is the last day to register for the Trees Forever meeting “From Concept to Construction: Using Planning and Plants to Make Your Community More Vibrant” from noon to 2:30 pm on Wednesday, December 17th at City Hall. Lunch will be provided. To RSVP, call 373-0650 ext. 114.

    This is the last day to register for the Trees Forever meeting “From Concept to Construction: Using Planning and Plants to Make Your Community More Vibrant” from noon to 2:30 pm on Wednesday, December 17th at City Hall. Lunch will be provided. To RSVP, call 373-0650 ext. 114.

    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.