Community Calendar

The week's events

  • October 20, 2014

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    Beta Sigma Phi @ Pizza Ranch

    Stop out at Pizza Ranch today. Beta Sigma Phi will be busing tables throughout the day. The fundraiser benefits local projects.

    Stop out at Pizza Ranch today. Beta Sigma Phi will be busing tables throughout the day. The fundraiser benefits local projects.

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    Harmony No School

    Harmony Schools are not in session today. It’s a professional development day.

    Harmony Schools are not in session today. It’s a professional development day.

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    MP Book Fair

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

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    MP MS Choral Concert

    Mt. Pleasant Middle School Choral Concert starts at 7 pm in the Middle School gym.

    Mt. Pleasant Middle School Choral Concert starts at 7 pm in the Middle School gym.

    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.

  • October 21, 2014

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    All Bands Night

    Mt. Pleasant School’s All Bands Night starts at 7 pm at Mapleleaf.

    Mt. Pleasant School’s All Bands Night starts at 7 pm at Mapleleaf.

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    God's Portion Dinner & Auction

    God’s Portion Dinner and Auction is tonight at the Lebanon United Methodist Church. Serving for dinner starts at 5 pm with an auction to follow.

    God’s Portion Dinner and Auction is tonight at the Lebanon United Methodist Church. Serving for dinner starts at 5 pm with an auction to follow.

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    Harmony Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Harmony Schools have parent-teacher conferences starting at 6:30 pm.

    Harmony Schools have parent-teacher conferences starting at 6:30 pm.

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    MP Book Fair

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

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    NAMI Meeting

    NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets at 7 pm in the basement of First United Methodist Church. Staff from Integrated Health Home services will describe the free service available to Medicaid recipients. After the presentation, there will be a time for sharing.

    NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets at 7 pm in the basement of First United Methodist Church. Staff from Integrated Health Home services will describe the free service available to Medicaid recipients. After the presentation, there will be a time for sharing.

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    NAMI Meetings

    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.

    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.

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    W-MU JH Music Concert

    W-MU’s Junior High Music Concert starts at 7 pm in the large gym.

    W-MU’s Junior High Music Concert starts at 7 pm in the large gym.

    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.

  • October 22, 2014

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    Harmony Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Harmony Schools have parent-teacher conferences starting at 6:30 pm.

    Harmony Schools have parent-teacher conferences starting at 6:30 pm.

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    MP Book Fair

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 3:30 pm.

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    NL Blood Drive

    New London High School Blood Drive is from 7:45 to 11:45 am in the gym. For an appointment, call Jennifer Campbell at 367-0500.

    New London High School Blood Drive is from 7:45 to 11:45 am in the gym. For an appointment, call Jennifer Campbell at 367-0500.

    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.

  • October 23, 2014

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    FUMC Rummage Sale

    First United Methodist Church’s Rummage Sale is today from 4 to 7:30 pm. There will also be baked goods at the sale.

    First United Methodist Church’s Rummage Sale is today from 4 to 7:30 pm. There will also be baked goods at the sale.

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    Glowing Pumpkin Fun Run

    The Rec Center’s Glowing Pumpkin Fun Run has activities starting at 6 pm with the run starting at 8. Cost is $15 per person. There will be prizes for best costume, door prizes, snacks and beverages.

    The Rec Center’s Glowing Pumpkin Fun Run has activities starting at 6 pm with the run starting at 8. Cost is $15 per person. There will be prizes for best costume, door prizes, snacks and beverages.

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    Good Samaritan Auction

    The 2nd annual Good Samaritan Society Fundraising Auction starts at 7 pm at the Good Samaritan Society Van Buren building in Keosauqua. There will be a live and silent auction of merchandise and gift certificates. Refreshments will be available and proceeds purchase nursing equipment.

    The 2nd annual Good Samaritan Society Fundraising Auction starts at 7 pm at the Good Samaritan Society Van Buren building in Keosauqua. There will be a live and silent auction of merchandise and gift certificates. Refreshments will be available and proceeds purchase nursing equipment.

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    Harmony Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Harmony Schools have parent-teacher conferences starting at 6:30 pm.

    Harmony Schools have parent-teacher conferences starting at 6:30 pm.

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    Henry County Blood Drive

    A Henry County Blood Drive is from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm in the E3 Center Meeting Room. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

    A Henry County Blood Drive is from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm in the E3 Center Meeting Room. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401.

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    High School Blood Drive

    Mt. Pleasant High School has a blood drive from 3 to 6:30 pm in the commons area. For an appointment, call Mike Wilson at 385-7700.

    Mt. Pleasant High School has a blood drive from 3 to 6:30 pm in the commons area. For an appointment, call Mike Wilson at 385-7700.

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    Main Street's Trick-or-Treating

    Main Street Mount Pleasant’s Trick-or-Treat on Main is today from 5 to 7 pm.

    Main Street Mount Pleasant’s Trick-or-Treat on Main is today from 5 to 7 pm.

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    MP Book Fair

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 6:30 pm.

    Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools have a book fair this week. It is open from 8 am to 6:30 pm.

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    MP Early Release

    Mt. Pleasant Schools have an early release today for parent/teacher conferences. High school at 12:30, elementary at 12:40 and middle school at 12:50.

    Mt. Pleasant Schools have an early release today for parent/teacher conferences. High school at 12:30, elementary at 12:40 and middle school at 12:50.

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    MP Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Conferences run from 1 to 8 pm.

    Conferences run from 1 to 8 pm.

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    W-MU Parent/Teacher Conferences

    W-MU Parent/Teacher Conferences are from 4 to 8 pm.

    W-MU Parent/Teacher Conferences are from 4 to 8 pm.

    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.

  • October 24, 2014

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    FUMC Rummage Sale

    First United Methodist Church’s Rummage Sale is today from 8 am to 3 pm. There will also be baked goods at the sale. Lunch will be served from 11 to 1 and a bag sale starts at 1.

    First United Methodist Church’s Rummage Sale is today from 8 am to 3 pm. There will also be baked goods at the sale. Lunch will be served from 11 to 1 and a bag sale starts at 1.

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    Harmony No School

    Harmony Schools are not in session today.

    Harmony Schools are not in session today.

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    HCHC Jewelry Sale

    HCHC Auxiliary’s $5 Jewelry Sale is today from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm in Classrooms A-1 and A-2. Men’s, women’s and children’s jewelry will be available for purchase and a portion of the proceeds go to HCHC Auxiliary.

    HCHC Auxiliary’s $5 Jewelry Sale is today from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm in Classrooms A-1 and A-2. Men’s, women’s and children’s jewelry will be available for purchase and a portion of the proceeds go to HCHC Auxiliary.

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    MP Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Mt. Pleasant Schools are not in session today for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Those will be held from 8 am to noon.

    Mt. Pleasant Schools are not in session today for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Those will be held from 8 am to noon.

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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.

  • October 25, 2014

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    Blessing of the Animals

    First Baptist Church’s Blessing of the Animals is from 3 to 4:30 pm on the south lawn. There will be treats, blessings and prayers. Please leash or kennel pets.

    First Baptist Church’s Blessing of the Animals is from 3 to 4:30 pm on the south lawn. There will be treats, blessings and prayers. Please leash or kennel pets.

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    Crawfordsville Haunted Hall

    The Crawfordsville Community Club’s Haunted Hall is at the Crawfordsville Legion Hall. It runs from 7 to 10 pm and is $5 per person.

    The Crawfordsville Community Club’s Haunted Hall is at the Crawfordsville Legion Hall. It runs from 7 to 10 pm and is $5 per person.

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    Harvest Supper & Auction

    United Church of Crawfordsville’s Harvest Supper and Auction is from 4:30 to 6:45 pm. They will be serving creamed chicken and biscuits, beefburgers, salads and pie by freewill offering. The auction is at 7 pm. There will be cakes, pies, crafts, grains, canned goods and more.

    United Church of Crawfordsville’s Harvest Supper and Auction is from 4:30 to 6:45 pm. They will be serving creamed chicken and biscuits, beefburgers, salads and pie by freewill offering. The auction is at 7 pm. There will be cakes, pies, crafts, grains, canned goods and more.

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    NL Monster Mash 5K Run/Walk

    2nd Annual New London Holiday Stroll Monster Mash 5k Run/Walk will be held at the New Nondon city park shelter house today (Oct 25th) at 5:30pm. Registration starts at 4pm.

    2nd Annual New London Holiday Stroll Monster Mash 5k Run/Walk will be held at the New Nondon city park shelter house today (Oct 25th) at 5:30pm. Registration starts at 4pm.

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    NL VFW Dinner

    New London VFW hosts a dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinners include a baked potato, salad and dinner roll. Ham steak is $10 and ribeye steak is $14.

    New London VFW hosts a dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Dinners include a baked potato, salad and dinner roll. Ham steak is $10 and ribeye steak is $14.

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    Supervisor Candidates Debate

    The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance reminds area voters that candidates for Henry County Supervisor will debate from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the International Room of the Iowa Wesleyan College Chadwick Library. Incumbent Republican Marc Lindeen and Democrat Mary Hoyer are vying for a seat on the Board of Supervisors. Moderating the debate will be Mr. Dan McCabe, Vice President of the Mount Pleasant Area Development Commission. Audience members will be invited to submit written questions for the candidates.

    The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance reminds area voters that candidates for Henry County Supervisor will debate from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the International Room of the Iowa Wesleyan College Chadwick Library. Incumbent Republican Marc Lindeen and Democrat Mary Hoyer are vying for a seat on the Board of Supervisors. Moderating the debate will be Mr. Dan McCabe, Vice President of the Mount Pleasant Area Development Commission. Audience members will be invited to submit written questions for the candidates.

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    Threshers House of Terror

    Threshers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the antique car building in McMilan Park. Admission is $10 per person or $15 for a fast pass.

    Threshers House of Terror starts at 6 pm in the antique car building in McMilan Park. Admission is $10 per person or $15 for a fast pass.

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    Trunk or Treat

    Calvary Baptist Church’s Trunk or Treat is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. There will be games, fun trunks, candy and hot chocolate at the church.

    Calvary Baptist Church’s Trunk or Treat is from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. There will be games, fun trunks, candy and hot chocolate at the church.

  • October 26, 2014

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    All Community Safe Treats and Eats

    There will be an All Community Safe Treats and Eats at the New London Presbyterian Church parking lot 400 N. Elm from 4-6 pm. Inside the church there will be a box maze, games and activities. Costumes are encouraged.

    There will be an All Community Safe Treats and Eats at the New London Presbyterian Church parking lot 400 N. Elm from 4-6 pm. Inside the church there will be a box maze, games and activities. Costumes are encouraged.

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    Mepo Halloween Costume Contest

    Mediapolis Business Club’s annual Halloween costume contest and activities will be held at Myers Tree Farm in Sperry. The contest with prizes has registration open at 3 with judging at 3:30. Other activities include crafts and games, barrel train rides, hayrack rides and food.

    Mediapolis Business Club’s annual Halloween costume contest and activities will be held at Myers Tree Farm in Sperry. The contest with prizes has registration open at 3 with judging at 3:30. Other activities include crafts and games, barrel train rides, hayrack rides and food.

    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.