Community Calendar

The week's events

  • March 10, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

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    McDonald's Fundraiser

    Feldman family and friends will be hosting a fundraiser at McDonald’s tonight from 5 to 8 pm. They will be busing tables for tips and will receive 10% of inside sales. All funds support cystic fibrosis work.

    Feldman family and friends will be hosting a fundraiser at McDonald’s tonight from 5 to 8 pm. They will be busing tables for tips and will receive 10% of inside sales. All funds support cystic fibrosis work.

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    MP All Bands Night

    Mt. Pleasant’s All Bands Night starts at 7 pm at the High School Gym.

    Mt. Pleasant’s All Bands Night starts at 7 pm at the High School Gym.

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    Relay for Life Community Kick Off

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Henry County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at Broecker Photography in Mt. Pleasant from 5:00 to 6:30 pm to launch their awareness and fundraising efforts for the year. The Community Kick-off will feature all the information you will need to get involved and register for this year's Relay For Life of Henry County event that will be held on Saturday, July 12th at Iowa Wesleyan College. For more information please contact Amanda Clark at 319-385-3214 or 319-931-4711, or visit www.relayforlife.org/henrycountyia.

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Henry County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at Broecker Photography in Mt. Pleasant from 5:00 to 6:30 pm to launch their awareness and fundraising efforts for the year. The Community Kick-off will feature all the information you will need to get involved and register for this year's Relay For Life of Henry County event that will be held on Saturday, July 12th at Iowa Wesleyan College. For more information please contact Amanda Clark at 319-385-3214 or 319-931-4711, or visit www.relayforlife.org/henrycountyia.

    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.

  • March 11, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

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    Harlan-Lincoln House Brown Bag Lecture

    “Dear Bob”: Mary Harlan Lincoln and Her Daughter’s Heartbreak
    Paul Juhl, Harlan-Lincoln volunteer and Iowa history enthusiast, Iowa City, will discuss a letter written by Mary Harlan Lincoln to her husband, Robert Todd Lincoln, in 1906. The letter is a recent addition to the Harlan-Lincoln collection. Mrs. Lincoln writes of her concerns over their daughter Jessie’s dissension with her estranged husband, Warren Beckwith, Jr. Noon in IWC Chadwick Library International Room.

    “Dear Bob”: Mary Harlan Lincoln and Her Daughter’s Heartbreak
    Paul Juhl, Harlan-Lincoln volunteer and Iowa history enthusiast, Iowa City, will discuss a letter written by Mary Harlan Lincoln to her husband, Robert Todd Lincoln, in 1906. The letter is a recent addition to the Harlan-Lincoln collection. Mrs. Lincoln writes of her concerns over their daughter Jessie’s dissension with her estranged husband, Warren Beckwith, Jr. Noon in IWC Chadwick Library International Room.

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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.

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    NL Signup

    New London Little League has sign-up for t-ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls for PreK through 6th grade. It will be held from 6 to 8 pm at the New London Fire Station.

    New London Little League has sign-up for t-ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls for PreK through 6th grade. It will be held from 6 to 8 pm at the New London Fire Station.

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    SE IA Ridge Blasters Meeting

    Join the Southeast Iowa Ridge Blasters, tonight at Pizza Hut in Mt. Pleasant at 7:00 pm for our March meeting. It should be a short but informative meeting. We will discuss upcoming events and fund raisers, removal of trail signs, and equipment for next year. It is open to the public, come early to enjoy Pizza Huts buffet.

    Join the Southeast Iowa Ridge Blasters, tonight at Pizza Hut in Mt. Pleasant at 7:00 pm for our March meeting. It should be a short but informative meeting. We will discuss upcoming events and fund raisers, removal of trail signs, and equipment for next year. It is open to the public, come early to enjoy Pizza Huts buffet.

    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.

  • March 12, 2014

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    Alive After Five

    Alive After Five is hosted by Midwest Old Threshers at Main Street Cinemas from 5 to 7 pm. They will be announcing their 2014 Country Music lineup.

    Alive After Five is hosted by Midwest Old Threshers at Main Street Cinemas from 5 to 7 pm. They will be announcing their 2014 Country Music lineup.

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    Coffee Chat

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    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.

  • March 13, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

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    Community Event for IWC Basketball Team

    In honor of the excellent season achieved by the women’s basketball team, Iowa Wesleyan College invites the community to come celebrate at 5 p.m. in the Social Hall on the IWC campus. Come congratulate the team, coaches, and their supporters on a terrific season.

    In honor of the excellent season achieved by the women’s basketball team, Iowa Wesleyan College invites the community to come celebrate at 5 p.m. in the Social Hall on the IWC campus. Come congratulate the team, coaches, and their supporters on a terrific season.

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    Lightwire

    Lightwire Theater starts at 7 pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. For tickets call 641-472-2787.

    Lightwire Theater starts at 7 pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. For tickets call 641-472-2787.

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    NL Signup

    New London Little League has sign-up for t-ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls for PreK through 6th grade. It will be held from 6 to 8 pm at the New London Fire Station.

    New London Little League has sign-up for t-ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls for PreK through 6th grade. It will be held from 6 to 8 pm at the New London Fire Station.

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    “Straight Talk about the Nword.”

    Dr. Neal Lester will be the featured speaker at Iowa Wesleyan College at 11 a.m. The title of his lecture will be: “Straight Talk about the Nword.” The program will be held in the Iowa Wesleyan College Science Hall auditorium and is free and open to the public.

    Dr. Neal Lester will be the featured speaker at Iowa Wesleyan College at 11 a.m. The title of his lecture will be: “Straight Talk about the Nword.” The program will be held in the Iowa Wesleyan College Science Hall auditorium and is free and open to the public.

    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.

  • March 14, 2014

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    Coffee Chat

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

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    Coffee with Nancy on Diabetes

    Henry County Health Center invites all individuals with a chronic disease to a free program “Coffee with Nancy” from 8:30 to 9:30 am. This will be held in the Diabetes Education Center, located in Suite 24 at HCHC.

    Henry County Health Center invites all individuals with a chronic disease to a free program “Coffee with Nancy” from 8:30 to 9:30 am. This will be held in the Diabetes Education Center, located in Suite 24 at HCHC.

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    Donnellson Ball Signup

    Donnellson Ball Signup is from 4 to 7 pm at the Lee County Extension Building in Donnellson. It is open to kids age 4 to 17. Any questions call Rebecca Schau at 470-9281.

    Donnellson Ball Signup is from 4 to 7 pm at the Lee County Extension Building in Donnellson. It is open to kids age 4 to 17. Any questions call Rebecca Schau at 470-9281.

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    KC Fish Fry

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

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

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    Park & Rec Programs

    This is the last day to register for several programs at Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec. A Youth Volleyball Camp runs March 24-28 from 5 to 6 pm at Cottrell Gym. It is from 3rd-6th graders and is taught by MPMS coaches Kelli Keefer and Erin Coffey. Registration is also open for pre-school through 8th grade students. For more information or to register for these programs call 385-1475.

    This is the last day to register for several programs at Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec. A Youth Volleyball Camp runs March 24-28 from 5 to 6 pm at Cottrell Gym. It is from 3rd-6th graders and is taught by MPMS coaches Kelli Keefer and Erin Coffey. Registration is also open for pre-school through 8th grade students. For more information or to register for these programs call 385-1475.

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    Salem Carnival

    The Salem Carnival starts at 5:30 pm at Salem Elementary.

    The Salem Carnival starts at 5:30 pm at Salem Elementary.

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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.

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    Stations of the Cross

    St. Alphonsus Youth Group will host a Stations of the Cross event at 5:30 pm at the church. All are welcome.

    St. Alphonsus Youth Group will host a Stations of the Cross event at 5:30 pm at the church. All are welcome.

    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.

  • March 15, 2014

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    4-H Bake Sale

    4-H Wizard Bake Sale is from 9 to 11 am at the Veterans’ Building in Winfield. There will be breads, cakes, pies, cookies and more.

    4-H Wizard Bake Sale is from 9 to 11 am at the Veterans’ Building in Winfield. There will be breads, cakes, pies, cookies and more.

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    An Irish Moment

    An Irish Moment starts at 6:30 pm in Manning Hall. This is the 13th celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. A meal will be served and there will be entertainment including music by Café Caelli, Irish stories by James, songs by Major 9th and more.

    An Irish Moment starts at 6:30 pm in Manning Hall. This is the 13th celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. A meal will be served and there will be entertainment including music by Café Caelli, Irish stories by James, songs by Major 9th and more.

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    Annual Kiwanis Breakfast Supports Local Schools

    Mt. Pleasant Kiwanis Club Pancake and Sausage Breakfast…6 am to 11 am at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Free will donation. You may choose which Mt. Pleasant school you wish to support with your donation.

    Mt. Pleasant Kiwanis Club Pancake and Sausage Breakfast…6 am to 11 am at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Free will donation. You may choose which Mt. Pleasant school you wish to support with your donation.

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    Coffee Chat

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

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    Diabetes Fundraiser

    American Diabetes Association Fundraiser is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in Sammy’s in St. Paul with a silent auction, wine tasting, music and a comedian performing at 7 pm. Tickets are $20.

    American Diabetes Association Fundraiser is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in Sammy’s in St. Paul with a silent auction, wine tasting, music and a comedian performing at 7 pm. Tickets are $20.

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    Donnellson Ball Signup

    Donnellson Ball Signup is from 9 am to noon at the Lee County Extension Building in Donnellson. It is open to kids age 4 to 17. Any questions call Rebecca Schau at 470-9281.

    Donnellson Ball Signup is from 9 am to noon at the Lee County Extension Building in Donnellson. It is open to kids age 4 to 17. Any questions call Rebecca Schau at 470-9281.

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    Donnellson United Methodist Church Soup Supper

    The Donnellson United Methodist Church, 221 University, Donnellson will have their annual soup supper 4-7 p.m. in handicap accessible Fellowship Hall. The menu includes potato, chili, ham and bean soups, maidrites and hot dog sandwiches along with pies and assorted desserts. A freewill donation will be appreciated. Proceeds are for the general fund. Carry out orders are available. Please call 835-5115 for in-town delivery.

    The Donnellson United Methodist Church, 221 University, Donnellson will have their annual soup supper 4-7 p.m. in handicap accessible Fellowship Hall. The menu includes potato, chili, ham and bean soups, maidrites and hot dog sandwiches along with pies and assorted desserts. A freewill donation will be appreciated. Proceeds are for the general fund. Carry out orders are available. Please call 835-5115 for in-town delivery.

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    Hillsboro Pancake & Sausage Supper

    Hillsboro Fire and Rescue Pancake and Sausage Supper is tonight. Food will be served from 5 to 7 pm and bingo is from 7 to 9 pm at the Hillsboro Community Center. The dinner is by freewill offering.

    Hillsboro Fire and Rescue Pancake and Sausage Supper is tonight. Food will be served from 5 to 7 pm and bingo is from 7 to 9 pm at the Hillsboro Community Center. The dinner is by freewill offering.

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    Kiwanis Pancake & Sausage Breakfast

    Mt. Pleasant Kiwanis Club hosts their pancake and sausage breakfast from 6 to 11 am at the Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church. The meal is by freewill donation with 100% of the net proceeds goes toward youth projects in Henry County.

    Mt. Pleasant Kiwanis Club hosts their pancake and sausage breakfast from 6 to 11 am at the Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church. The meal is by freewill donation with 100% of the net proceeds goes toward youth projects in Henry County.

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    Lockridge Pancake & Sausage Supper

    Lockridge Lions Club annual Pancake and Sausage Supper is from 5:30 to 7 pm in the Lockridge Community Center. They will also be collecting glasses, hearing aids and cell phones at the event too.

    Lockridge Lions Club annual Pancake and Sausage Supper is from 5:30 to 7 pm in the Lockridge Community Center. They will also be collecting glasses, hearing aids and cell phones at the event too.

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    Meal & Music

    Meal and Music fundraiser for Ainsworth Opera House starts at 5:30 pm at the opera house. Cost is $10 per person. For tickets call 657-3782.

    Meal and Music fundraiser for Ainsworth Opera House starts at 5:30 pm at the opera house. Cost is $10 per person. For tickets call 657-3782.

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    Mt. Pleasant Chorale and Bel Canto Chorale Concer

    Mt. Pleasant Chorale and Bel Canto Chorale Concert 7:30 pm
    Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium, 601 North Main, Mount Pleasant
    Free and open to the public
    (319) 385-6354

    Mt. Pleasant Chorale and Bel Canto Chorale Concert 7:30 pm
    Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium, 601 North Main, Mount Pleasant
    Free and open to the public
    (319) 385-6354

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    NL Signup

    New London Little League has sign-up for t-ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls for PreK through 6th grade. It will be held from 9 am to noon at the New London Fire Station.

    New London Little League has sign-up for t-ball, baseball and softball for boys and girls for PreK through 6th grade. It will be held from 9 am to noon at the New London Fire Station.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW hosts a chicken and catfish dinner from 5 to 7:30. The meal includes a choice of two sides. Karaoke starts at 7:30 pm.

    New London VFW hosts a chicken and catfish dinner from 5 to 7:30. The meal includes a choice of two sides. Karaoke starts at 7:30 pm.

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    Take A Stand Tour

    The Phil and Pam Morgan Family performs in concert at 7 pm at the Victory Fellowship Church of Brighton. It is part of their Take a Stand Tour

    The Phil and Pam Morgan Family performs in concert at 7 pm at the Victory Fellowship Church of Brighton.

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    VB 4H Dinner & Silent Auction

    Van Buren County 4-H hosts the first annual Dinner and Silent Auction at the Roberts Memorial Building. Events start at 6:30 pm and tickets are $20 each or 2 for $35. Tickets are available at the door or at the Extension Office.

    Van Buren County 4-H hosts the first annual Dinner and Silent Auction at the Roberts Memorial Building. Events start at 6:30 pm and tickets are $20 each or 2 for $35. Tickets are available at the door or at the Extension Office.

    Singles Dance

    There is a Singles Dance tonight at the Eagles Club in Fairfield from 7:30 to 11:30. Non-members and married couples are welcome as well. Cover charge is $5 per person. There will be door prizes as well. Music will be provided by Scott.

    There is a Singles Dance tonight at the Eagles Club in Fairfield from 7:30 to 11:30. Non-members and married couples are welcome as well. Cover charge is $5 per person. There will be door prizes as well. Music will be provided by Scott.

  • March 16, 2014

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    Artist Reception

    Glass artisans from southeast Iowa will be in reception from 1 to 3 pm at the Art Center in Burlington. Admission is free.

    Glass artisans from southeast Iowa will be in reception from 1 to 3 pm at the Art Center in Burlington. Admission is free.

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    Auditions For OT Summer Play

    Director Peggy Crew has put out the call for actors for the 2014 Midwest Old Threshers Summer Theatre Plays. Auditions will be held March 16th, at 2pm in the performance level of the Theatre Museum. Crew needs to fill five male parts and 3 ladies parts.

    Director Peggy Crew has put out the call for actors for the 2014 Midwest Old Threshers Summer Theatre Plays. Auditions will be held at 2pm in the performance level of the Theatre Museum. Crew needs to fill five male parts and 3 ladies parts.

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    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in St. Patrick, Missouri

    The Shrine of St. Patrick in St. Patrick, Missouri will host the annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival. Activities all day long from 9 am to 3 pm

    The Shrine of St. Patrick in St. Patrick, Missouri will host the annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival. Activities all day long from 9 am to 3 pm

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    Coffee Chat

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

    Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts “Coffee Chat” at 10 am with Jeffrey Meyer from the Mt. Pleasant Public Library.

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    MP High School Band Concert

    Mt. Pleasant High School Band Concert at 2:00 pm at the High School. The theme is A Salute to the Movies

    Mt. Pleasant High School Band Concert at 2:00 pm at the High School. The theme is A Salute to the Movies

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    Southeast Iowa Band Concert

    Southeast Iowa Band…A Spring Concert. Robert McConnell, director. Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium 7:30 ($5.00 donation requested)

    Southeast Iowa Band…A Spring Concert. Robert McConnell, director. Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium 7:30 ($5.00 donation requested)

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    Take A Stand Tour

    The Phil and Pam Morgan Family performs during their Take A Stand Tour at Victory Fellowship Church of Brighton at their 10:30 am worship service.

    The Phil and Pam Morgan Family performs during their Take A Stand Tour at Victory Fellowship Church of Brighton at their 10:30 am worship service.

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    Yarmouth Soup Supper

    Yarmouth Fire/EMS Department 25th annual Soup Supper starts at 4 pm in the Yarmouth School Gymnasium.

    Yarmouth Fire/EMS Department 25th annual Soup Supper starts at 4 pm in the Yarmouth School Gymnasium.

    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.