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Apr 28, '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

Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting

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Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting

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Showtime is 7 pm.
The Henry County Relay For Life Team Captain meeting will be held at Pizza Ranch in Mt. Pleasant at 5:30pm. All present captains and anyone who is interested in starting team is invited to attend the informational meeting. Relay information will be available and questions will be answered.

Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting

Unexpected Surfer Boys

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Unexpected Surfer Boys

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The Unexpected Surfer Boys perform at Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Showtime is 7 pm.

Unexpected Surfer Boys

Walking School Bus Info Meetings

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Walking School Bus Info Meetings

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HHCC and a Safe Routes to School representative will host two informational Walking School Bus meetings. All Henry County residents and school officials are invited to attend. Learn more or sign-up as a volunteer. WACO and WMU elementary parents will also have the opportunity to sign their child up for the program. Meetings will be from 12-1pm at the WACO Elementary Library and from 5-6pm at the Winfield-Mt. Union small gym. Light refreshments will be provided.

Walking School Bus Info Meetings

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

Close7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 29, '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 30, '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

MPCSD Community Meeting

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MPCSD Community Meeting

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The Mt. Pleasant Community School District is holding a community meeting to discuss the strategic plan. It runs from 7 to 8:30 pm in the Community Room, on the 2nd floor of the Heatilator Civic Center.

MPCSD Community Meeting

SCC Spring History Class

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SCC Spring History Class

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SCC’s Spring History Classes continue tonight with “African Americans in Henry County.” It runs from 6 to 8 pm at the SCC Mt. Pleasant campus. Cost is $15 and it will be taught by Pat White and Betty Mullen. To pre-register call 208-5375.

SCC Spring History Class

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

May 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

Swimming Registration Starts

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Swimming Registration Starts

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Walk-in registration is now open for Summer Swimming Lessons. You can find more information at www.cityofmountpleasantiowa.org or by calling Park and Rec at 385-1475.

Swimming Registration Starts

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

May 2, '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

Donnellson Italian Night

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Donnellson Italian Night

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Italian Night runs from 5 to 7 pm at the Donnellson American Legion Hall. They are serving vegetable and meatball marinara and pasta e fagioli, salad, dessert and drinks by freewill donation. It benefits the new Donnellson Public Library.

Donnellson Italian Night

First Fridays Art Walk

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First Fridays Art Walk

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First Fridays Art Walk in Fairfield has the theme of “Homegrown” and features local artists, musicians, photographers and filmmakers. It runs from 6 to 9 pm in galleries and businesses on and around the Fairfield town square.

First Fridays Art Walk

Fish Friy

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Fish Friy

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Houghton Knights of Columbus fish fry from 5 to 8 pm. Carry outs welcome.

Fish Friy

Iowa Wesleyan College announces Commencement events

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Iowa Wesleyan College announces Commencement events

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8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Senior Art Exhibition in the P.E.O. Building Art Gallery.
4-4:30 p.m. – Extended Learning Reception in the Howe Student Activity Center
5 -7 p.m. – Graduation Celebration, supper buffet for members of the Class of 2014 and their families hosted by President Steve & Sara Titus (Campus Lawn)
7 p.m. - Nurse Pinning Ceremony (Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium)

Iowa Wesleyan College announces Commencement events

Mepo Citywide Sales

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Mepo Citywide Sales

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Mediapolis City-wide Sales will be held today. There will be over 50 locations. Some places will be selling drinks, baked good and grilled food. Maps will be available at participating businesses. Rain or shine.

Mepo Citywide Sales

Oklahoma!

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Oklahoma!

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Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” at 8 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

Oklahoma!

Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk

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Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk

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North Lee County Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk is at Rodeo Park in Fort Madison. Registration starts at 5:15 pm, with the event starting at 6:30 pm.

Relay for Life 5K Fun Run/Walk

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

Spy School

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Spy School

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Danville High School presents the comedy-satire “Spy School” at 7:30 pm in the junior high school gym. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students.

Spy School

Sunset Stroll and S'Mores

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Sunset Stroll and S'Mores

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Sunset Stroll and S’Mores is at the Heron Bend Conservation Area of Montrose. The free events runs from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.

Sunset Stroll and S'Mores

Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Outdoor Recreation Area is open for public viewing by the Astronomy Club. Weather permitting it will be open from sunset to 10:30 pm.

Witte Observatory Open

May 3, '14

Big Hollow Wilderness Run

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Big Hollow Wilderness Run

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The Big Hollow Wilderness Run starts at 9 am at the Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry. Sign-in starts at 8 am. Cost is $20.

Big Hollow Wilderness Run

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street runs from 7 to 9 am at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. It benefits the Fourth of July Committee.

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

DM Co Plant Sale

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DM Co Plant Sale

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Des Moines County Master Gardeners annual plant sale is from 8 am to 2 pm at the Troute farm in Burlington. There will be demonstrations and door prizes.

DM Co Plant Sale

Dueling Pianos

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Dueling Pianos

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Dueling Pianos, hosted by the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance, starts at 7 pm at the Airport Road Vineyard. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the Chamber Alliance and Hy-Vee.

Dueling Pianos

Fun Writing Workshop

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Fun Writing Workshop

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The Friends of the Salem Crew Public Library are sponsoring a Writing Workshop on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the library. The subject will be how to write the Six-Word Memoir and More. Designed for aspiring and experienced writers of all ages, the workshop is a fun and easy way to find new things to write about.

Everyone is welcome. All materials will be provided by the workshop presenter, former Salem Elementary teacher, Karen Osborne.

Fun Writing Workshop

Iowa Wesleyan College Commencement events

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Iowa Wesleyan College Commencement events

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10:30 a.m. – Baccalaureate Service in the Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium. Rev. Michael L. Morgan of the First United Methodist Church in Marion, Iowa will give the address.
11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. – Graduation Lunch Buffet in the Student Union Dining Hall. No reservation needed. $10 adults; $5 children under 10.
1:30 p.m. - Commencement in Ruble Arena in the Howe Student Activity Center. IWC President Steven Titus will present the 2014 Commencement address. KILJ will carry the ceremonies live. A reception will be held on the central campus lawn following Commencement.

Iowa Wesleyan College Commencement events

Louisa Co Plant Sale

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Louisa Co Plant Sale

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Louisa County Master Gardeners annual Plant Sale starts at 8 am at the Heritage Center in Wapello. The sale includes baked goods and plants.

Louisa Co Plant Sale

Louisa County Master Gardener Plant Sale

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Louisa County Master Gardener Plant Sale

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The Louisa County Master Gardeners will hold their annual plant sale starting at 8:00 a.m., at the Heritage Center on Highway 61 in Wapello. The sale will be at the south end of the building so watch for signs. The MG’s will be happy to accept donations of plants, gardening tools, pots, etc. from non-members too.

Louisa County Master Gardener Plant Sale

Mepo Citywide Sales

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Mepo Citywide Sales

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Mediapolis City-wide Sales will be held today. There will be over 50 locations. Some places will be selling drinks, baked good and grilled food. Maps will be available at participating businesses. Rain or shine.

Mepo Citywide Sales

Mepo Dessert Bar

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Mepo Dessert Bar

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Mediapolis Friends of the Library Dessert Bar runs from 11 am to 1 pm. This is a fundraiser for children’s programs and is a freewill offering program.

Mepo Dessert Bar

New London Fire Department Spagetti Dinner

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New London Fire Department Spagetti Dinner

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New London Fire and Rescue Spaghetti Dinner serving from 3-7 pm at the fire station for a free will donation.

New London Fire Department Spagetti Dinner

NL Citywide Sales

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NL Citywide Sales

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New London Citywide Garage Sales start at 8 am. Participating will be the New London Presbyterian Church. They are serving coffee and rolls at 8 am. Rummage items will be for sale. They will be serving sandwiches, sides and dessert.

NL Citywide Sales

Oklahoma!

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Oklahoma!

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Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” with performances at 8 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

Oklahoma!

Spy School

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Spy School

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Danville High School presents the comedy-satire “Spy School” at 7:30 pm in the junior high school gym. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students.

Spy School

Trash Pickup along Mt. Pleasant Streets

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Trash Pickup along Mt. Pleasant Streets

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Everyone is invited to join the Wayland State Bank Community Pride project. Meet at the Mt. Pleasant bank location at 9 am to help pick up trash along Mt. Pleasant streets. Garbage bag, gloves and maps will be provided.

Trash Pickup along Mt. Pleasant Streets

Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory Open

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Witte Observatory at Big Hollow Outdoor Recreation Area is open for public viewing by the Astronomy Club. Weather permitting it will be open from sunset to 10:30 pm.

Witte Observatory Open

May 4, '14

Alzheimer's Flag Football

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Alzheimer's Flag Football

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Blondes Vs. Brunettes Flag Football Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Association starts at 2 pm at Burlington Regional Rec Plex.

Alzheimer's Flag Football

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

Colors of Cancer Run/Walk

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Colors of Cancer Run/Walk

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The 2nd Annual 5K Colors of Cancer Run/Walk will be held at East Lake Park, Mt. Pleasant. Registration will begin at 1:30pm at East Shelter House. The race will begin at 3:00pm. Participants will walk or run through a burst of various colors representing the colors of cancer, wearing a white event shirt or a white shirt of your choice. A limited number of event shirts will be available for purchase at the event. The colored dust is a food grade powder and safe for human consumption, but please wear something to protect your eyes. Will be held rain or shine. Registration is $20 per person.

Colors of Cancer Run/Walk

Epic Iowa Roadtrip

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Epic Iowa Roadtrip

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Epic Iowa Roadtrip is from 8:15 to 9:30 am at the Burlington RecPlex. The public is invited to stop in, pick up a new Iowa Travel Guide and learn about travel and tourism.

Epic Iowa Roadtrip

Oklahoma!

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Oklahoma!

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Mt. Pleasant High Schools presents “Oklahoma!” at 2 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students.

Oklahoma!

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