Community Calendar

The week's events

  • April 8, 2014

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    Christian School Blood Drive

    Mt. Pleasant Christian School Blood Drive runs from 3 to 6:15 pm in the Multipurpose Room. For an appointment, call Carrie Wiegand at 385-8613.

    Mt. Pleasant Christian School Blood Drive runs from 3 to 6:15 pm in the Multipurpose Room. For an appointment, call Carrie Wiegand at 385-8613.

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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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    Houghton Blood Drive

    A St. Paul/Houghton Blood Drive runs from 3 to 6:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. For an appointment, call Kaye Conrad at 469-6411.

    A St. Paul/Houghton Blood Drive runs from 3 to 6:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. For an appointment, call Kaye Conrad at 469-6411.

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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.

  • April 9, 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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    CPR Class

    HCHC offers free CPR training at the Salem Friends Fellowship at 6 pm. The class will teach adult, child and infant CPR. To register or for more information, call Danny Eversmeyer at 385-6557.

    HCHC offers free CPR training at the Salem Friends Fellowship at 6 pm. The class will teach adult, child and infant CPR. To register or for more information, call Danny Eversmeyer at 385-6557.

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    Delta Kappa Gamma meeting

    Delta Kappa Gamma is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. at the West Dining Room Sodexho. Jean Thomson is our speaker and will be speaking on school gardens and gardening projects and to include some things that have been done locally.

    Delta Kappa Gamma is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. at the West Dining Room Sodexho. Jean Thomson is our speaker and will be speaking on school gardens and gardening projects and to include some things that have been done locally.

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    Middle School Blood Drive

    Mt. Pleasant Middle Schools hosts a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm at the Cafeteria. For an appointment, call Jacque Lake at 385-7730.

    Mt. Pleasant Middle Schools hosts a blood drive from 3 to 6 pm at the Cafeteria. For an appointment, call Jacque Lake at 385-7730.

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    Sunnybrook RFL BBQ Lunch

    Sunnybrook Relay for Life Team hosts a bbq lunch from 11:30 to 12:30. They will be serving bbq chicken, baked beans, potato salad and a drink. Cost is $5 for dine-in or carryout, $7 for delivery in the Mt. Pleasant area.

    Sunnybrook Relay for Life Team hosts a bbq lunch from 11:30 to 12:30. They will be serving bbq chicken, baked beans, potato salad and a drink. Cost is $5 for dine-in or carryout, $7 for delivery in the Mt. Pleasant area.

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    WisdomQuest Pizza Ranch Night

    Wisdom Quest Education Center is having a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8 pm. They will be bussing tables for tips and will also receive a portion of sales from the evening. Proceeds will help purchase supplies.

    Wisdom Quest Education Center is having a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8 pm. They will be bussing tables for tips and will also receive a portion of sales from the evening. Proceeds will help purchase supplies.

    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.

  • April 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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    IWC Forum on Homelessness

    The students of Iowa Wesleyan College's 'Habilitating the Homeless' Service-Learning project will deliver a presentation focusing on the state of homelessness in Iowa at 11 a.m. The program will be held in the Iowa Wesleyan College Science Hall auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
    The program will precede a paper products drive for the Burlington Area Homeless Shelter. The public is invited to bring donations of paper plates, cups, napkins, cutlery, toilet paper and paper towels.

    The students of Iowa Wesleyan College's 'Habilitating the Homeless' Service-Learning project will deliver a presentation focusing on the state of homelessness in Iowa at 11 a.m. The program will be held in the Iowa Wesleyan College Science Hall auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
    The program will precede a paper products drive for the Burlington Area Homeless Shelter. The public is invited to bring donations of paper plates, cups, napkins, cutlery, toilet paper and paper towels.

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    SCC Spring History Class

    SCC’s Spring History Classes start tonight with “History of the Fort Madison and Northwestern Railroad.” It runs from 6 to 8 pm at the SCC Mt. Pleasant campus. Cost is $15 and it will be taught by Phil Borleske. To pre-register call 208-5375.

    SCC’s Spring History Classes start tonight with “History of the Fort Madison and Northwestern Railroad.” It runs from 6 to 8 pm at the SCC Mt. Pleasant campus. Cost is $15 and it will be taught by Phil Borleske. To pre-register call 208-5375.

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    Veyance Blood Drive

    Veyance Tech holds a blood drive from 2 to 4:30 pm at the cafeteria. For an appointment, call Joe Alliman at 385-6902.

    Veyance Tech holds a blood drive from 2 to 4:30 pm at the cafeteria. For an appointment, call Joe Alliman at 385-6902.

    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.

  • April 11, 2014

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    Church Basement Ladies Performance

    A Mighty Fortress in Our Basement in the Church Basement Ladies Series will be performed at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased by calling 800-745-3000.

    A Mighty Fortress in Our Basement in the Church Basement Ladies Series will be performed at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased by calling 800-745-3000.

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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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    Knights Fish Fry to Support HTC Athletics

    HTC Athletic Board Fish Fry at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall 5:00 to 8:30 PM. Serving Catfish Fillets, Jumbo Shrimp and French Fries (includes 2 sides) $9.00 (adults) or $5.00 (children).Baseball tickets will be available for the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies and HTC vs. Notre Dame Game at Busch Stadium on June 22. Phone in orders welcome (319) 469-2641 **All Proceeds from Fish Fry will go to the athletic program**

    HTC Athletic Board Fish Fry at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall 5:00 to 8:30 PM. Serving Catfish Fillets, Jumbo Shrimp and French Fries (includes 2 sides) $9.00 (adults) or $5.00 (children).Baseball tickets will be available for the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Phillies and HTC vs. Notre Dame Game at Busch Stadium on June 22. Phone in orders welcome (319) 469-2641 **All Proceeds from Fish Fry will go to the athletic program**

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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.

  • April 12, 2014

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    Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    The annual Easter Eggstravaganza will be held on the Iowa Wesleyan College Lawn 2:00 PM instead of in Central Park. All children are invited to participate.

    The annual Easter Eggstravaganza will be held on the Iowa Wesleyan College Lawn 2:00 PM instead of in Central Park. All children are invited to participate.

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    Bake & Garage Sale

    Relay Team No One Walks Alone hosts a bake sale and garage sale at the First Baptist Church basement from 7:30 am to 2 pm. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

    Relay Team No One Walks Alone hosts a bake sale and garage sale at the First Baptist Church basement from 7:30 am to 2 pm. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

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    Beaster Bunny 5K

    Beaster Bunny 5K will be held today. There will be kids races, then an Easter egg hunt starting at 8 am. The 5K run/walk is at 8:30 at Burlington Regional Rec Plex. This is a fundraiser for the Youth Team Beast.

    Beaster Bunny 5K will be held today. There will be kids races, then an Easter egg hunt starting at 8 am. The 5K run/walk is at 8:30 at Burlington Regional Rec Plex. This is a fundraiser for the Youth Team Beast.

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    Bonaparte Easter Pictures

    Bonaparte’s annual Easter Pictures will be from 9 am to 5 pm at 614 First Street. The Bonaparte Independence Day Committee hosts a photographer. Kids pictures can be taken with live bunnies or chicks. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome. For an appointment, call 641-451-5294. There will also be vendors at the Bonaparte Opera House.

    Bonaparte’s annual Easter Pictures will be from 9 am to 5 pm at 614 First Street. The Bonaparte Independence Day Committee hosts a photographer. Kids pictures can be taken with live bunnies or chicks. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome. For an appointment, call 641-451-5294. There will also be vendors at the Bonaparte Opera House.

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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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    Dessert Theater

    Dessert Theater starts at 7 pm in the High School Gym. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

    Dessert Theater starts at 7 pm in the High School Gym. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

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    Easter Antler Hunt

    Easter Antler Hunt is from 9 to 11 am at Virginia Grove Recreation Area of Morning Sun. Cost is $3. To register call 523-8381.

    Easter Antler Hunt is from 9 to 11 am at Virginia Grove Recreation Area of Morning Sun. Cost is $3. To register call 523-8381.

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    Mepo Egg Hunt

    The Mediapolis Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10 am at Cartwright Park. The Easter Bunny will be on hand and Girl Scouts will be there to assist hunters.

    The Mediapolis Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10 am at Cartwright Park. The Easter Bunny will be on hand and Girl Scouts will be there to assist hunters.

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    Music Under the Watertower

    Music Under the Water Tower tonight features the April Verch Band at the American Legion Hall in Donnellson starting at 8 pm.

    Music Under the Water Tower tonight features the April Verch Band at the American Legion Hall in Donnellson starting at 8 pm.

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    Mystery Dinner Theater

    The mystery dinner theater “Wedding Song” will be performed at the Harmony High School at 5 pm. Cost is $25 and the Bonaparte Public Library is taking reservations. To make yours, call 592-3677.

    The mystery dinner theater “Wedding Song” will be performed at the Harmony High School at 5 pm. Cost is $25 and the Bonaparte Public Library is taking reservations. To make yours, call 592-3677.

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    NL Easter Egg Hunt

    New London Community Easter Egg Hunt is at 10:30 am at the New London Nursing and Rehab Center on the side yard. There will be three age groups and it is open to babies through 10 year old.

    New London Community Easter Egg Hunt is at 10:30 am at the New London Nursing and Rehab Center on the side yard. There will be three age groups and it is open to babies through 10 year old.

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    NL Memorial Park Dedication

    The New London Veteran Memorial Park dedication starts at 12:30 pm. The memorial is on the corner of Main and Pine Streets across from the city park. Food will be provided by the Fire Department. The Iowa Army National Guard band performs after the ceremony. Bring a chair. In case of rain, the dedication will be held at the Linkin Center.

    The New London Veteran Memorial Park dedication starts at 12:30 pm. The memorial is on the corner of Main and Pine Streets across from the city park. Food will be provided by the Fire Department. The Iowa Army National Guard band performs after the ceremony. Bring a chair. In case of rain, the dedication will be held at the Linkin Center.

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    NL VFW Dinner

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

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

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    Rec Center Spring Fling

    Rec Center’s Spring Fling starts at 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club. The public is invited to celebrate spring. Enjoy free appetizers and win prizes. There will be both a silent and live auction. The auction benefits the annual Giving Campaign.

    Rec Center’s Spring Fling starts at 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club. The public is invited to celebrate spring. Enjoy free appetizers and win prizes. There will be both a silent and live auction. The auction benefits the annual Giving Campaign.

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    Team Dillyn Semi-Formal Dance

    Team Dillyn 4th annual semi-formal dance will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge from 7 to 10 pm. It’s a “Neon Night-light the path of hope.” All kids grades 6 and up are welcome. There is a $5 cover charge. Items such as glow sticks, drinks, shirts, stickers and more are available for purchase. Broeker Photography will be taking pictures.

    Team Dillyn 4th annual semi-formal dance will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge from 7 to 10 pm. It’s a “Neon Night-light the path of hope.” All kids grades 6 and up are welcome. There is a $5 cover charge. Items such as glow sticks, drinks, shirts, stickers and more are available for purchase. Broeker Photography will be taking pictures.

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    Team Tammy Benefit

    A Team Tammy Benefit will start at the Press Box at 11 am. A benefit auction starts at 12 noon. This is in support of Tammy Shroyer who is battling cancer.

    A Team Tammy Benefit will start at the Press Box at 11 am. A benefit auction starts at 12 noon. This is in support of Tammy Shroyer who is battling cancer.

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    Vince Gotera Reading

    Award-winning author Vince Gotera will be at the Little Theater Room of the SCC West Burlington campus. It is part of National Poetry Month Visiting Writers Series.

    Award-winning author Vince Gotera will be at the Little Theater Room of the SCC West Burlington campus. It is part of National Poetry Month Visiting Writers Series.

  • April 13, 2014

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    Bottle & Can Drive

    A Bottle and Can Drive will be held from 4 to 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Can and Bottle Redemption Center. Cub Scouts Pack 103 will be colleting redeemable cans and bottles and cans like glass, plastic and aluminum. There will also be information about joining the pack. You can drop off these items then or during normal business hours and mention the Cub Scouts pack. Funds support the pack and send them to camp

    A Bottle and Can Drive will be held from 4 to 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Can and Bottle Redemption Center. Cub Scouts Pack 103 will be colleting redeemable cans and bottles and cans like glass, plastic and aluminum. There will also be information about joining the pack. You can drop off these items then or during normal business hours and mention the Cub Scouts pack. Funds support the pack and send them to camp

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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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    Dessert Theater

    Dessert Theater starts at 2 pm at the High School Gym. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

    Dessert Theater starts at 2 pm at the High School Gym. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

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    Easter Cantata

    The Winfield Community Choir presents the Easter Cantata “He Lives.” It will start at 3 pm at the Winfield United Methodist Church. This is directed by Amy Lou Garlock with accompanist Mary Kilpatrick. Everyone is welcome.

    The Winfield Community Choir presents the Easter Cantata “He Lives.” It will start at 3 pm at the Winfield United Methodist Church. This is directed by Amy Lou Garlock with accompanist Mary Kilpatrick. Everyone is welcome.

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    FM Easter Egg Hunt

    Parish Partner Churches host an Easter egg hunt at 12:30 at Central Park of Fort Madison.

    Parish Partner Churches host an Easter egg hunt at 12:30 at Central Park of Fort Madison.

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    IWC Senior Art Exhibit Reception

    The IWC Senior Art Exhibit Reception will be held at 2 pm at the P.E.O. Art Gallery.

    The IWC Senior Art Exhibit Reception will be held at 2 pm at the P.E.O. Art Gallery.

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    NL Ice Cream Social

    An Ice Cream Social will be held in New London City Park from 1 to 3 pm. It is sponsored by the Ethiopian Mission Trip. A freewill offering will be taken.

    An Ice Cream Social will be held in New London City Park from 1 to 3 pm. It is sponsored by the Ethiopian Mission Trip. A freewill offering will be taken.

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    Palm Sunday Breakfast

    Finley Chapel United Methodist Church holds their annual Palm Sunday Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 am at the church. They will serve sausage, eggs, hashbrowns, breakfast breads and beverages at a freewill donation. Everyone is welcome.

    Finley Chapel United Methodist Church holds their annual Palm Sunday Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 am at the church. They will serve sausage, eggs, hashbrowns, breakfast breads and beverages at a freewill donation. Everyone 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.

  • April 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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    Harlan Spring Concert

    The Harlan K-2nd Spring Concert starts at 6:30 pm at the High School Gym.

    The Harlan K-2nd Spring Concert starts at 6:30 pm at the High School Gym.

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    Harlan Spring Concert

    The Harlan 3-5 Spring Concert starts at 7:30 pm at the High School Gym.

    The Harlan 3-5 Spring Concert starts at 7:30 pm at the High 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.