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Aug 18, '14

Hillsboro Christian Church Concert

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Hillsboro Christian Church Concert

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Hillsboro Christian Church hosts Lowell Mason “the world’s smallest gospel singer” at 7 pm. The concert is open to the public. There is no admission charge, a freewill offering will be received

Hillsboro Christian Church Concert

Mepo Back to School

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Mepo Back to School

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Mediapolis Schools are back in session. There will be a 1 pm early dismissal

Mepo Back to School

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

Aug 19, '14

Harmony Elementary Open House

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Harmony Elementary Open House

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Harmony Elementary School has an Open House from 5 to 7 pm. All students pre-K through 5th are welcome to tour the building, meet the teachers and drop off school supplies. The Harmony PTO will be serving refreshments

Harmony Elementary Open House

HTC Unpack Your Bookbag Night

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HTC Unpack Your Bookbag Night

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Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary is having an Unpack Your Bookbag Night from 5 to 7 pm so student can bring in their supplies, meet their teacher, check out the classroom and meet classmates.

HTC Unpack Your Bookbag Night

NAMI Meetings

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NAMI Meetings

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The National Alliance of Mental Health hosts a meeting tonight. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of the month 7 pm at United Methodist Church. Meetings are in the basement in Room 109. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Angie Goodpasture at 986-2030.

NAMI Meetings

Pin Pals

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Pin Pals

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Pin Pals Bowling League will meet at 1 pm at Iris Bowling Center.

Pin Pals

VB Co. Hospital Picnic

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VB Co. Hospital Picnic

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Van Buren County Hospitals and Clinics hold a Meet and Greet Picnic from 4 to 6 pm in Keosauqua Park. A light sandwich dinner will be served. The public is invited to meet Administrator/CEO Ray Brownsworth.

VB Co. Hospital Picnic

Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Technologies have a blood drive from 2 to 4 pm in the cafeteria. For an appointment, call Joe Alliman at 385-6902.

Veyance 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

Aug 20, '14

Fellowship Cup Meal

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Fellowship Cup Meal

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The Fellowship Cup meal will be hosted by Calvary Baptist Church. The menu includes sloppy joes, chips, baked beans and desserts. Card games will follow.

Fellowship Cup Meal

Harmony Back to School

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Harmony Back to School

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Harmony Schools are back in session today for the new school year.

Harmony Back to School

HTC Back to School

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HTC Back to School

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Holy Trinity Catholic is back to school today.

HTC Back to School

New London Back to School

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New London Back to School

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New London Schools are back to school for the 2014-2015 school year. They will have a 2:30 pm dismissal.

New London Back to School

Oakland Mills Cooking Class

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Oakland Mills Cooking Class

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This is the last day to register for Oakland Mills Nature Center’s Outdoor Cooking Class, to be held August 24th at 1 pm. Cost is $10 and includes a sampling of all of the dishes prepared. All ages are welcome with an accompanying adult. Preregistration and fees and due today. There must be a minimum of ten people to have the class.

Oakland Mills Cooking Class

W-MU Back To School

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W-MU Back To School

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Winfield-Mt. Union Schools are back in session today. They will have a 1:50 early dismissal.

W-MU Back To School

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

Aug 21, '14

Mission Improvable

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Mission Improvable

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Mission Improvable will perform at 7 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The comedy team pretends to be agents and has the audience act as co-agents and perform missions with audience suggestions. This is free and open to the public.

Mission Improvable

Youth Flag Football League

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Youth Flag Football League

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This is the last day to register for Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec’s Youth Flag Football League. This is for boys and girls from 1st to 6th grade. The program starts in September at the East Lake Soccer Complex. Volunteer coaches are also needed. For information or to register, call the Park and Rec at 385-1475.

Youth Flag Football League

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

Sundowners Book Club

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Sundowners Book Club

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The Sundowners Book Club meets tonight from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

Sundowners Book Club

Aug 22, '14

Alzheimers/Dementia Workshop

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Alzheimers/Dementia Workshop

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This is the last day to register for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Workshop to be held on August 27 at the Burlington Public Library. This day-long workshop provides research, education and caring tips for professionals, community members, care partners and those in early-stages of dementia. There will be multiple speakers covering a wide array of topics. This program is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. To register call 800-272-3900.

Alzheimers/Dementia Workshop

Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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A blood drive will be held at the HCHC Health Education Center from 11 am to 2 pm. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

Blood Drive

CJ Farmers Market

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CJ Farmers Market

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

CJ Farmers Market

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market is from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the shelterhouse.

Farmington Farmers Market

Friday Fest

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Friday Fest

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Friday Fest is at the Port of Burlington. There will be food, free kid’s games and music by West 66 from 5:30 to 8 pm. This event welcomes the Port’s Welcome Center.

Friday Fest

Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action

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Lights, Camera, Action presents “Yogi Bear” in Fort Madison’s Central Park at 7 pm. There will be food and beverages for sale.

Lights, Camera, Action

Mepo Bulldog Night

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Mepo Bulldog Night

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Mediapolis Schools have their Bulldog Night tonight. A meal by freewill donation will be served starting at 5. A youth punt-pass-kick competition fundraiser for grade 1 through 8 is from 5 to 6 pm. At 6 pm there will be introductions of the football team and a scrimmage to follow. There will be autographs and free ice cream at the event too.

Mepo Bulldog Night

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

Town and Country Days

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Town and Country Days

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Mediapolis Town and Country Days have their prince and princess contest at 6:30. The Bill Riley Talent Show is at 7 and there will be a teen dance from 8 to 11.

Town and Country Days

Wildlife Refuge Tour

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Wildlife Refuge Tour

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Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge auto tours are from 8 am to 7 pm. The tour is a loop through the wetlands and gralss land area. Bring binoculars and a camera. For more information call 523-6982.

Wildlife Refuge Tour

Aug 23, '14

Bentonsport Chatauqua

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Bentonsport Chatauqua

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Bentonsport Chatauqua presents “Southern Sympathies: Iowa Border Counties in the Civil War” at Stone House Community Hall. Refreshments open at 2:30 with the program at 3.

Bentonsport Chatauqua

Danville Founders Day

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Danville Founders Day

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Danville Founders Day features a pancake breakfast, a 5K Color Walk/Run at 10 am and a parade at 2 pm. There will also be entertainment, games, vendors and food.

Danville Founders Day

Edible Landscapes Program

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Edible Landscapes Program

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An Edible Landscapes program is from 0 am to noon at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. Edible, medicinal and native plants will be discussed.

Edible Landscapes Program

Fire House BBQ Competition

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Fire House BBQ Competition

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The 2nd annual KCBS style Fire House BBQ Competition is today at the Houghton Knights of Columbus building. To enter there is a $50 entry fee. There are four categories plus people’s choice. To pre-register call 931-2998. There will be fire trucks on display for kids. There will be live music. All proceeds going to the Houghton Fire Department.

Fire House BBQ Competition

Houghton Rides and Rods Car Show

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Houghton Rides and Rods Car Show

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Houghton Rides and Rods Car Show has registration at 1 pm in the shelter house with the show running during the bbq competition. People’s choice awards will be given at 5 pm.

Houghton Rides and Rods Car Show

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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New London VFW 7641
5:00 to 7:30 PM
Ham steak $10.00
Ribeye steak $14.00
Dinner includes:
Baked potato, salad & dinner roll
Karaoke from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

NL VFW Dinner

Riverview Games

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Riverview Games

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Fort Madison’s Riverview Games are from 10 am to 2 pm at Riverview Park. They will attempt to break the world record for “longest human chain to pass a hula hoop” at 10 am. There will be children’s games and a sand volleyball tournament.

Riverview Games

Rock for Autism

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Rock for Autism

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The 4th annual Rock for Autism will be held at Press Box. Live music starts at 9 pm featuring Doug Cowan, Quay Thomas Trio, The Treats and Albert’s Ride. Cost is $10 at the door. There will be raffle prizes and a silent auction.

Rock for Autism

Town and Country Days

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Town and Country Days

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Town and Country Days will be held in Mediapolis. A Lions Club Pancake Breakfast is from 6 to 9, the parade is at 10, an obstacle course will be open from noon to 4, Rivertown Band performs at noon, the Keynote Ladies’ Quartet at 1. The cornhole bag tournament starts at 1 as well. There will be frog jumps at 2, the Huletts perform at 2, there’s a pedal pull at 3, the cast of Annie performs at 3. There’s a community sing along at 4, comedy hypnotist Dan Ladd is on at 6 and world champion whip cracker Chris Camp and his Wild West Cavalcade performs at 7.

Town and Country Days

Aug 24, '14

Harmony Back to School BBQ

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Harmony Back to School BBQ

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Harmony School’s Back to School BBQ is today from 4 to 7 pm at the high school sports complex. Bbq pulled pork, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, salads, dessert and a drink will be available. There will be a free student raffle. There will be free games, door prizes and more.

Harmony Back to School BBQ

Louisa Co. Historical Society 50th

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Louisa Co. Historical Society 50th

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Louisa County Historical Society 50th anniversary celebration is from 10 am to 4 pm at the museum, located on Hwy 61 in Wapello. There will be guided tours, free hot lunches and anniversary cake.

Louisa Co. Historical Society 50th

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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Polishville Community Center of Brighton host a free dance with Ned Francis from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales start at 4:30.

Polishville Dance

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