Community Calendar

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October 2012
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Danville No School

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Danville No School

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Danville School is having a Teacher Professional Development Day. There is no school for students today.

Danville No 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

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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

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Grief Share

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Grief Share

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Grief Share, a support outreach for those that have lost a loved one and need hope and encouragement, meet today at 6:30 pm in HCHC Room A-2. For more information, call 654-4980.

Grief Share

HTC Picture Day

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HTC Picture Day

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It’s Picture Day for Holy Trinity Catholic Schools Junior/Senior High.

HTC Picture Day

Mental Health First Aid Training

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Mental Health First Aid Training

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Great River Mental Health offers a Mental Health First Aid Training. It is a two-day event from 8:30 to 3 pm today and tomorrow at the facility. The training is open to the public. To register or for more information, call 768-4070.

Mental Health First Aid Training

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

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Mt. Pleasant Chamber’s Alive After Five meets tonight at the Mt. Pleasant Christian School. Business owners, employees and guests are encouraged to meet and mingle.

Alive After Five

Baby Lap Sit

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Baby Lap Sit

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Baby Lap Sit, a program for moms and babies from newborn to 17 months old. Parents and babies meet from 11:30 to 11:50 am in the Children’s Programming Room. A 20-minute program features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote early literacy and reading. The program is free and registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

HCHC Diabetes Follow Up Class

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HCHC Diabetes Follow Up Class

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HCHC’s Diabetes Team hosts a follow-up class tomorrow. It will be conducted from 2 to 4 pm in the Health Education Center. This is the last day to register. It is open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed the 10-hour diabetes class. For more information or to sign up, call 385-6518.

HCHC Diabetes Follow Up Class

Healthiest State Walk

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Healthiest State Walk

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Iowa’s Healthiest State Walk starts at noon today at Saunders Park. Participants will meet at the Shelter House at the park. For more information, go to iowahealthieststate.com.

Healthiest State Walk

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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Homecoming Week is underway for IWC. Tonight, the Fan Center for IWC Volleyball is open from 6 to 7 pm. The IWC Volleyball “Pink Out” Game starts at 7 pm.

IWC Homecoming

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

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is today from 4 to 6 pm at McMillan Park.

MP Farmers Market

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Comedians of Chelsea Lately

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Comedians of Chelsea Lately

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The Comedians of Chelsea Lately hosted by Chuy Bravo will take the stage at the Fairfield Sondheim Center starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Comedians of Chelsea Lately

Friends of the Depot

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Friends of the Depot

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Friends of the Depot meet at the Burlington tonight at 7 pm. The latest information about the Burlington Depot’s future will be presented. The public is encouraged to come.

Friends of the Depot

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming Week continues with dueling pianos in the Social Hall starting at 8 pm.

IWC Homecoming

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror is open from 6:30 to 10 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12.

Thrashers House of Terror

WACO Town Hall Meetings

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WACO Town Hall Meetings

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WACO School District hosts a series of Town Hall Meetings today to discuss the 4 Plus 1 Initiative. Times and locations are: Swedesburg Parish Hall 12:30 pm and 5:30 pm, Olds Saint Avenue Stop 1:30 pm and 6:30 pm, Crawfordsville Elementary school cafeteria 2:30 and 7:30 pm and Wayland City Hall 3:30 and 8:30 pm.

WACO Town Hall Meetings

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

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All-Alumni Hog Roast

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All-Alumni Hog Roast

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As part of Homecoming, an All-Alumni Hog Roast starts at 7 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Country Club. Music will be provided by a jazz quintet.

All-Alumni Hog Roast

Fairfield Oktoberfest

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Fairfield Oktoberfest

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Fairfield’s 1st Friday Art Walk celebrates Oktoberfest tonight. A parade starts at 5:30 with the tapping of the keg at 6. Ned Francis performs from 7:30 to 10. Polka dancers are encouraged to dance. Running of the Weiner Dogs starts at 6:30 pm. There are three categories in the 10 yard “dach.” A German Chocolate Cake Contest has judging at 6 pm and winners announced at 7:30. There will be food vendors, horse-drawn carriage rides and children’s activities. The Beer Garden runs from 5 to 10 pm and beer and wine tasting classes will run throughout the night.

Fairfield Oktoberfest

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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The Farmington Farmers Market is today from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the Shelter House.

Farmington Farmers Market

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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The Farmington Farmers Market is today from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the Shelter House.

Farmington Farmers Market

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus host a Fish Fry today from 5 to 8 pm in the KC Hall. Shrimp and fish dinners are available and carry-outs are welcome.

Houghton Fish Fry

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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Boom Night for IWC Homecoming starts at 7 pm on McKibben Lawn.

IWC Homecoming

Skunk River Knap-In

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Skunk River Knap-In

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The Skunk River Knap-In runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Oakland Mills. The primitive arts and skills gathering event shows the ancient art of stone toolmaking. Flintknappers and primitive craftsmen are welcome to show and sell their crafts. An auction of donated goods will be held at 3 pm Saturday. There is a $5 registration fee for participants. Camping at the park is available.

Skunk River Knap-In

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror is open from 6:30 to 10 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12.

Thrashers House of Terror

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror opens at 6 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

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The Ainsworth Community Center Opera House has a breakfast buffet from 7 to 9 am. Cost is $7 per person, children 10 and under are free.

Ainsworth Breakfast Buffet

Big Garage Sale

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Big Garage Sale

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The Women’s Group Ministries host a Big Garage Sale today at the big building of Stow ‘n Go starting at 8 am. There is a wide variety of items and everything is by freewill offering. Proceeds go to ministries.

Big Garage Sale

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street will be held at the Opera House Community Room in Bonaparte from 7 to 9 am. A wide variety of items will be served and the meal is by freewill donation. The Bonaparte American Legion Post 563 hosts the event.

Breakfast on Main Street

Comedians of Chelsea Lately

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Comedians of Chelsea Lately

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Comedians of Chelsea Lately featuring Chuy Bravo take the Sondheim stage in Fairfield tonight. Performing will be Dov Davidoff and Christina Pazsitzsky starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 and are available by calling 641-472-2787 or by going to FairfieldACC.com.

Comedians of Chelsea Lately

God’s Acre Sale

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God’s Acre Sale

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The 61st annual God’s Acre Sale is today in St. Paul. The Charity Auction begins with the HTC Junior Class serving food starting at 5 pm. The auction follows, running from 6 to 10:30 pm.

God’s Acre Sale

God’s Acre Sale

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The 61st annual God’s Acre Sale starts today at St. James Church of St. Paul. The HTC Junior Class will serve food starting at 5 pm. The auction will run from 6 to 10:30 pm.

God’s Acre Sale

Harvest Festival

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Harvest Festival

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The Montrose Harvest Festival is today on First and Chestnut Streets. Vintage tractors, cars and boats will be on display and old trades will be demonstrated. A breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 am. Lunch will be available from 11 am to 2 pm. The Heritage Center will be open.

Harvest Festival

Hillsboro Book/Bake Sale

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Hillsboro Book/Bake Sale

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The annual Hillsboro Library Book/Bake Sale and Luncheon runs from 10 am to 2pm at the Community Center. Lunch is served from 10:30 to 1:30 and will feature hamburgers, rib sandwiches and brats with sides. There will be reduced prices on books of all genres.

Hillsboro Book/Bake Sale

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming kicks into full gear today with a Parade at 10:30 am, a Football Game at 2 pm and a Chili Cook-Off and Fan Center running from noon to 2 pm.

IWC Homecoming

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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The IWC Tiger Run starts at 8 am, registration opens at 7:30 and awards will be handed out at 9:30. The Alumni Pancake Breakfast runs from 8 to 10 am and is by freewill donation. An Alumni and Friends Car Cruz-In will be from 11 to 2 and a cookout picnic runs from 11:30 to 1:30. The Fifth Quarter will be at the Tiger Den with light appetizers and photos. A caravan will go to Mt. Hamill for dinner at 6 and an All-Alumni Get-Together will be at the Press Box at 9 pm.

IWC Homecoming

Montrose Chicken Fry

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Montrose Chicken Fry

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Montrose Fire and Rescue host a Chicken Fry today at 4 pm at Kinnick on the River. Funds will help buy a Jaws of Life.

Montrose Chicken Fry

Night Paddle

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Night Paddle

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Night Paddle runs tonight from 7 to 10 pm at Snively Campground near Wapello. Registration is required to rent a canoe or kayak.

Night Paddle

NL VFW Fundraiser

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NL VFW Fundraiser

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The New London VFW will be at the Main Street Market from 11 am to 2 pm for ribeye, brat or hamburger sandwiches and sides. Funds go towards a new roof at the VFW.

NL VFW Fundraiser

Oktoberfest on the River

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Oktoberfest on the River

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Oktoberfest on the River is at the Port of Burlington from 3 to 10:30 pm. There will be homemade German dishes and live music. Advance tickets are $7, tickets the day of are $10.

Oktoberfest on the River

PEO Tours

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PEO Tours

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PEO Memory Room Tours will be held on the second floor of Old Main on the IWC Campus from 11 am to 1:30 pm. The tours are free and open to the public.

PEO Tours

Playground Fundraiser

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Playground Fundraiser

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The Lincoln School Playground Fundraiser will be at Cottrell Gym starting at 6 pm for dinner and a movie. There will be hot dogs, chips and drink and the 1971 version of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The event is by freewill donation.

Playground Fundraiser

Skunk River Knap-In

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Skunk River Knap-In

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The Skunk River Knap-In runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Oakland Mills. The primitive arts and skills gathering event shows the ancient art of stone toolmaking. Flintknappers and primitive craftsmen are welcome to show and sell their crafts. An auction of donated goods will be held at 3 pm Saturday. There is a $5 registration fee for participants. Camping at the park is available.

Skunk River Knap-In

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror is open from 6:30 to 10 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12.

Thrashers House of Terror

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror opens at 6 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

Wine & Beer Tasting

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Wine & Beer Tasting

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Main Street Mt. Pleasant’s 3rd annual Wine and Beer Tasting will be held from 4 to 6 pm in Central Park, downtown Mt. Pleasant. The event celebrates Iowa’s finest wines and beers. Tickets are $20, including a souvenir wine glass. Tickets may be purchased at the event.

Wine & Beer Tasting

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is today from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

MP Farmers Market

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Brian Hanson Concert

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Brian Hanson Concert

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Pianist and Comedian Brian Hanson performs a concert today at the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant. Doors open at 5:30 with the concert starting at 6 pm. Expect piano music, audience participation and humor. An offering will be taken.

Brian Hanson Concert

Fall Festival

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Fall Festival

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SS Mary and Patrick Fall Festival is from 11 am to 1:30 pm today at the Parish Center. Barbecue pork and turkey dinners and sides are available for $8.25 for adults and $3.50 for children. There will be a country store, quilt and cash raffles, children’s games and more.

Fall Festival

Farmington Community Bingo

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Farmington Community Bingo

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Farmington Community Bingo starts at 1 pm today at the Farmington Community Center. You must be at least 16 to play.

Farmington Community Bingo

God’s Acre Sale

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God’s Acre Sale

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The 61st annual God’s Acre Sale continues today. The charity auction resumes at 11:30 am today with grain sales. A turkey dinner will be served from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Baked goods and candies are available in the Country Kitchen. Three raffles for $500 prizes begin at 3 pm. A lunch stand will be open that afternoon and evening.

God’s Acre Sale

God’s Acre Sale

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God’s Acre Sale

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The 61st annual God’s Acre Sale continues today at St. James Church in St. Paul. A turkey dinner will be served from 10:30 am to 1 pm. The auction resumes at 11:30 starting with grains. Baked goods and homemade candies will be available for sale. A lunch stand will be open in the afternoon and evening.

God’s Acre Sale

Memorial Trap Shoot

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Memorial Trap Shoot

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The Jake Hirschler Memorial Trap Shoot and Fish Fry is today at the Farmington Rod and Gun Club. The trap shoot starts at 10 am and the fish fry starts at 11 am. The public is invited.

Memorial Trap Shoot

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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The Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance tonight from 6 to 9 pm. Lyle Beaver provides the music. Food will be served starting at 4:30 pm.

Polishville Dance

Skunk River Knap-In

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Skunk River Knap-In

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The Skunk River Knap-In runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Oakland Mills. The primitive arts and skills gathering event shows the ancient art of stone toolmaking. Flintknappers and primitive craftsmen are welcome to show and sell their crafts. An auction of donated goods will be held at 3 pm Saturday. There is a $5 registration fee for participants. Camping at the park is available.

Skunk River Knap-In

SonShine Academy Ice Cream Social

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SonShine Academy Ice Cream Social

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The SonShine Academy Ice Cream Social is today from 5 to 7 pm at the Faith Lutheran Church. Beef burgers, hot dogs, relishes and chips, homemade ice cream and dessert will be served. The meal is by freewill donation with offerings going towards student scholarships.

SonShine Academy Ice Cream Social

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror is open from 6:30 to 10 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12.

Thrashers House of Terror

Train Show & Swap Meet

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Train Show & Swap Meet

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The Washington Model Railroad Club annual Train Show and Swap Meet runs today from 9 am to 3 pm in the Washington Knights of Columbus Hall. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children. Food will be available.

Train Show & Swap Meet

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

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Harmony Blood Drive

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Harmony Blood Drive

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Harmony High School hosts a Community Blood Drive today from 2 to 7 pm in the cafeteria. For an appointment, call 800-452-1097. Walk-ins are welcome.

Harmony Blood Drive

Kid Creations

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Kid Creations

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Kid Creations runs from 6 to 7 pm inside the Children’s Programming Room. It is open to kids ages 4 to 12 and their families. The projects are make and take and require less than 30 minutes. Participants will make pencil holders with flower pens. The program is free, no registration is required. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Kid Creations

WMU Homecoming

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WMU Homecoming

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Winfield-Mt. Union celebrates Homecoming this week. Students will be dressing up in characters today.

WMU Homecoming

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

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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

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College Planning Night

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College Planning Night

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MPHS’s College Planning Night starts at 6:30 pm in the High School Commons. The event is for juniors and their parents. A representative from the Iowa College Access Network will be on-hand to provide information and answer questions.

College Planning Night

Conservation Night Hike

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Conservation Night Hike

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Henry County Conservation’s Annual Night Hike runs tonight from 6 to 7:30 pm. The theme is “Funny Bones” and focuses on animals with or without backbones. The hike begins in front of the Oakland Mills Nature Center. There will be six stations of skits with each one lasting about five minutes. The program is free for all ages but kids must be accompanied by an adult. Groups depart every ten minutes and reservations are not necessary. There will be prize drawings every fifteen minutes.

Conservation Night Hike

Grief Share

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Grief Share

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Grief Share, a support outreach for those that have lost a loved one and need hope and encouragement, meet today at 6:30 pm in HCHC Room A-2. For more information, call 654-4980.

Grief Share

Meet-N-Greet

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Meet-N-Greet

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District 42 State Senate Candidate Larry Kruse hosts a Coffee and Conversation Meet-N-Greet tonight at the Henry County Republican Headquarters, 105 West Monroe. The event runs from 7:30 to 9 am. The public can meet Kruse and discuss important issues. Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will arrive at 8 am. The public is invited, there is no charge to attend and refreshments will be served.

Meet-N-Greet

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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MP Moose Lodge Bingo

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Starting at 6:30 this evening, the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge hosts Bingo. The public is welcome.

MP Moose Lodge Bingo

SCC College Fair

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SCC College Fair

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SCC hosts a College Fair for high school students and parents. It will be held in the Loren Walker Arena in West Burlington from 9:30 to 11 am. Representatives from over 50 colleges, universities and military branches will be in attendance. You can pre-register at iowacollegfairs.com to get a barcoded badge.

SCC College Fair

Tip Night Fundraiser

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Tip Night Fundraiser

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Boy Scout Troop 27 will be at Pizza Ranch tonight from 5 to 8 pm for a Tip Night Fundraiser.

Tip Night Fundraiser

West Point Blood Drive

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West Point Blood Drive

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The West Point Blood Drive runs from 1:30 to 6 pm at the Klub to set up an appointment, call Donna Lembcke at 837-6934. Walk-ins are welcome.

West Point Blood Drive

WMU Homecoming

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WMU Homecoming

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Homecoming is underway for WMU schools. Today is class color day.

WMU Homecoming

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

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Circle 8 Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dance

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The Circle 8 Square Dance Club holds a dance tonight at 7:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall.

Circle 8 Square Dance

Fall Turkey Supper

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Fall Turkey Supper

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The Richland United Methodist Church Fall Turkey Supper runs tonight from 5 to 7 pm. A full turkey dinner will be served at the Fellowship Hall. Carryouts can be ordered by calling 456-2251. The meal is by freewill offering.

Fall Turkey Supper

Lung Cancer Discussion

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Lung Cancer Discussion

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Great River Health offers a free program about the prevention and treatment of lung cancer today at 5 pm in the Blackhawk Room at the Center for Rehab and Clinics in West Burlington. Dr. Khalife will provide information and answer questions. A light meal will be provided. To register or for more information, call 768-4070.

Lung Cancer Discussion

Mepo Pancake Supper

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Mepo Pancake Supper

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The Mediapolis Firefighters Pancake Supper starts at 5 pm this evening. The all you can eat pancakes and sausage meal is by freewill donation.

Mepo Pancake Supper

MP Fire Open House

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MP Fire Open House

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For Fire Safety Week, the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department hosts an Open House today from 6:30 to 8 pm. Fire safety will be demonstrated and kids can go through the fire safety house. There will also be gift bags for kids. During the week, firefighters will tour schools Monday through Wednesday.

MP Fire Open House

SCC History Class

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SCC History Class

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SCC offers a history class tonight at the Mt. Pleasant Center. “Historic Churches of Henry County” runs from 6 to 8 pm. The class will be taught by Donald Young. The fee is $15. Pre-enrollment is encouraged. To enroll, call 866-723-4692 ext. 5375.

SCC History Class

West Liberty Food Blood Drive

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West Liberty Food Blood Drive

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West Liberty Food hosts a Community Blood Drive from 1:15 to 5 pm at 2225 East Commerce Drive. It will be on the Donor Bus. To set up an appointment, call John DeLlanos at 385-5912.

West Liberty Food Blood Drive

WMU Homecoming

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WMU Homecoming

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WMU Homecoming is underway. Today’s theme is “Throwback to the Decades (20’s to 90’s). Boom Night is at 6 pm with the announcement of the King and Queen. There will also be boy’s volleyball, powderpuff football and speeches as well as the bonfire lighting.

WMU Homecoming

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

MP Farmers Market

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MP Farmers Market

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Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is today from 4 to 6 pm at McMillan Park.

MP Farmers Market

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Bluebird Reunion

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Bluebird Reunion

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The Bluebird 10 year Reunion takes place tonight at Mi Pueblo Real from 6 to 8 pm in the back room. It is open to all Blue Bird employees.

Bluebird Reunion

Cemetery Commission

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Cemetery Commission

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The Henry County Pioneer Cemetery Commission meets today at 1 pm in the Board of Supervisors Room in the Henry County Courthouse. Maintenance and preservation will be discussed. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Cemetery Commission

HCHC Jewelry Sale

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HCHC Jewelry Sale

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HCHC Auxiliary sponsors a Jewelry Sale from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm in the Health Education Center. Thousands of items from Masquerade Jewelry will be available for $5. A portion of the proceeds go towards the Auxiliary, which supports programs and services. The jewelry sale is open to the public.

HCHC Jewelry Sale

Our Special Kids

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Our Special Kids

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Our Special Kids, a support group for parents with special needs kids holds it Fall Kick-Off Meeting tonight at 6:30 pm in the First United Methodist Church. Light refreshments and child supervision will be provided. Shawn Stringer, Regional Director of Great Prairie AEA will be discussing the agency and the resources they offer. There will also be a chance for parent networking.

Our Special Kids

WACO 4+1 Committee Meeting

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WACO 4+1 Committee Meeting

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The Waco 4+1 Elementary Enrichment Committee meets at 7 pm in the Elementary Library. Staff will give an update on enrichment opportunities and brainstorm ideas. Everyone is welcome to attend.

WACO 4+1 Committee Meeting

WMU Homecoming

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WMU Homecoming

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WMU Homecoming is underway. Students and staff will be dressing up for senior citizen day.

WMU Homecoming

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

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Chamber Candidate Debate

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Chamber Candidate Debate

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The Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance hosts a Candidate Debate. Today the candidates for Iowa Senate District 42 will meet in the upstairs meeting room of the Mt. Pleasant Public Library. Dr. Dave Seibert will moderate. The event will run from 11:30 am to 1 pm. The public is encouraged to attend and can submit written questions for the candidates.

Chamber Candidate Debate

Chili Taste-Off

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Chili Taste-Off

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A Chili Taste-Off will be held at the Columbus Junction Farmers Market at the American Legion Hall. You can taste the chilis for $2 with sampling starting at 4:30. Voting will end at 6.

Chili Taste-Off

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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The Farmington Farmers Market is today from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the Shelter House.

Farmington Farmers Market

Farmington Farmers Market

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Farmington Farmers Market

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The Farmington Farmers Market is today from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the Shelter House.

Farmington Farmers Market

Haunted House Fundraiser

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Haunted House Fundraiser

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A Haunted House Fundraiser for the Donnellson Fire Department will be held on Friday and Saturday the last three weekends in October from 6 to 11 pm. There will be food, wagon rides, a petting farm and kid’s play area.

Haunted House Fundraiser

HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC hosts a Community Blood Drive today from 2 to 6:30 pm in the Health Education Center. To set up an appointment, call 800-747-5401 ext. 1281.

HCHC Blood Drive

Midwest Haunted Rails

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Midwest Haunted Rails

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The Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMilan Park. There will be rides on the Ghost Train of No Return and Ghostly Trolley as well as the Haunted Carousel, a maze, carnival rides and blow-up rides. Cost is $10.

Midwest Haunted Rails

Rummage & Bake Sale

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Rummage & Bake Sale

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The First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Pleasant hosts a Rummage and Bake Sale Friday from 4 to 7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Chili and Wisconsin Cheese Soups are available for carry-out on Friday. The $2 a bag sale runs Saturday from noon to 1 pm. Sale profits support mission projects.

Rummage & Bake Sale

St. Peter’s Luncheon

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St. Peter’s Luncheon

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ hosts a Sandwich Luncheon today at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. There will be burgers, brats and sides from 11 am to 1 pm. The meal is by freewill donation and take-outs are available.

St. Peter’s Luncheon

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror opens at 6 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

UMW Rummage Sale

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UMW Rummage Sale

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United Methodist Women hold their annual fall rummage sale today from 6:30 am to 3 pm. There will also be a luncheon and bake sale at the church. Lunch will be served from 11 am to 1 pm.

UMW Rummage Sale

WMU Homecoming

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WMU Homecoming

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WMU’s Homecoming is tonight. It’s spirit day for staff and students. There will be a pep assembly at 2:15 pm and a parade at 2:40. During halftime of the football game there will be presentation of the court and a dance will follow the game running until 11:30.

WMU Homecoming

College Conversations Over Coffee

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College Conversations Over Coffee

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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.

College Conversations Over Coffee

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Big Garage Sale

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Big Garage Sale

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The Women’s Group Ministries host a Big Garage Sale today at the big building of Stow ‘n Go starting at 8 am. There is a wide variety of items and everything is by freewill offering. Proceeds go to ministries.

Big Garage Sale

Bonaparte Fire Meals

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Bonaparte Fire Meals

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The Bonaparte Community Fire Department annual fundraiser features a lunch of maidrites and sides served starting at 10 am and a dinner of bbq pork and sides from 5 to 8 pm. The meal is at the fire station and is by freewill donation.

Bonaparte Fire Meals

Bull Bash II

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Bull Bash II

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Bull Bash II will be held at 4 pm this evening at the Louisa County Fairgrounds. There will be bull riding, junior bull riding and steer riding.

Bull Bash II

Doll Display & Silent Auction

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Doll Display & Silent Auction

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A Doll Display and Silent Auction will be held from 10 am to 4 pm in Bonaparte’s Opera House Community Room. Vintage dolls have been dressed in Civil War-era clothing as part of the annual Civil War Experience. Dolls will be sold to the highest bidder. Proceeds benefit Bonaparte Main Street’s Civil War Experience.

Doll Display & Silent Auction

Dunlavin Green

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Dunlavin Green

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Dunlavin Green performs for the Music Under the Water Tower Series. The concert starts at 8 pm in the American Legion Hall. Admission is $10.

Dunlavin Green

Fall Festival

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Fall Festival

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The Bloomfield Fall Festival and Craft Show is today. The car show runs 9 am to 1 pm with awards at 4:30 pm. A farmers market will be held from 8:30 am to 1 pm. Kids games, face painting and a bounce house will go from 10 to 3, live entertainment will be in the gazebo from 10 to 3. Vendors will be from 10 to 3. The Blank Park Zoo will have an exhibit and animals from 1 to 2. The weiner roast and spider egg hunt is at 4 pm. Hayrack rides, the haunted barn and bounce house run from 4 to 6. Breakfast is served at 8 and lunch starts at 10:30.

Fall Festival

Haunted House Fundraiser

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Haunted House Fundraiser

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A Haunted House Fundraiser for the Donnellson Fire Department will be held on Friday and Saturday the last three weekends in October from 6 to 11 pm. There will be food, wagon rides, a petting farm and kid’s play area.

Haunted House Fundraiser

Morris Park Heritage Days

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Morris Park Heritage Days

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The Morris Park Heritage Days run Saturday and Sunday. Morris Memorial Park is 4 miles northeast of Stockport. Activities include a tractor show, cast iron cooking, bbq grilling, spelling bee, craft demos, lighted trail and a camper decorating contest.

Morris Park Heritage Days

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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The New London VFW hosts a dinner tonight from 5 to 7:30 pm. Ham and ribeye steak dinners will be for sale and include a baked potato, salad and dinner roll.

NL VFW Dinner

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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The New London VFW hosts a dinner tonight from 5 to 7:30 pm. Ham and ribeye steak dinners will be for sale and include a baked potato, salad and dinner roll.

NL VFW Dinner

Rock For Autism

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Rock For Autism

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The 2nd annual Rock For Autism is tonight starting at 8 pm at the Press Box. There will be live music and a raffle. Performances include: The Treats, Albert’s Ride and Porch Builder. The cover is $10.

Rock For Autism

Rubber Ducky Race

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Rubber Ducky Race

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Rubber Ducky Race will be held in the Farmington Shelter House at 1 pm. Sponsor a ducky for $2 each or 5 for $9. Grand prize is a community basket. Proceeds go towards free strawberries and ice cream during the Strawberry Festival.

Rubber Ducky Race

Rummage & Bake Sale

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Rummage & Bake Sale

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The First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Pleasant hosts a Rummage and Bake Sale Friday from 4 to 7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Chili and Wisconsin Cheese Soups are available for carry-out on Friday. The $2 a bag sale runs Saturday from noon to 1 pm. Sale profits support mission projects.

Rummage & Bake Sale

Scenic Drive

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Scenic Drive

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The Villages of Van Buren Scenic Drive Festival runs Saturday and Sunday. Visitors are encouraged to follow the Scenic Drive to experience each historic village. There will be fine arts, crafts, flea markets, Buckskinners Rendezvous, Amish breakfast, car show, tractor show, cooking contests, tours and more. For a free brochure, map and schedule of events go to villagesofvanburen.com.

Scenic Drive

Shooting Certification

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Shooting Certification

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Shooting Range Certification for the Big Hollow Recreation Area is today from 2 to 5 pm at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. There is no fee for the course. For more information go to dmcconservation.com or call the office at 753-8260.

Shooting Certification

Soup Luncheon

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Soup Luncheon

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A Soup Luncheon Fundraiser will be held today from 11 am to 1 pm at the Bonaparte Opera House hosted by the Bonaparte Library Board. Homemade soup and homemade desserts as well as relish tray items and drink will be served. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under. Goodie baskets will be raffled off with baskets available for viewing at the library.

Soup Luncheon

St. Mary’s Fall Festival

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St. Mary’s Fall Festival

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St. Mary’s Fall Festival is today at the church in West Point. A pulled pork sandwich dinner will be served beginning at 5 pm and the auction runs from 7 pm to midnight.

St. Mary’s Fall Festival

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror opens at 6 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

MP Farmers Market

Close8:30 am - 11:00 am

MP Farmers Market

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Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is today from 8:30 to 11 am at McMillan Park.

MP Farmers Market

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Artists Reception

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Artists Reception

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The Burlington Art Center hosts an Artists Reception for Fairfield artist John Preston from 1 to 4 pm. The exhibit features pastel, oil and watercolor and will be at the center until November 10th.

Artists Reception

Doll Display & Silent Auction

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Doll Display & Silent Auction

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A Doll Display and Silent Auction will be held from 10 am to 4 pm in Bonaparte’s Opera House Community Room. Vintage dolls have been dressed in Civil War-era clothing as part of the annual Civil War Experience. Dolls will be sold to the highest bidder. Proceeds benefit Bonaparte Main Street’s Civil War Experience.

Doll Display & Silent Auction

Midwest Haunted Rails

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Midwest Haunted Rails

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The Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMilan Park. There will be rides on the Ghost Train of No Return and Ghostly Trolley as well as the Haunted Carousel, a maze, carnival rides and blow-up rides. Cost is $10.

Midwest Haunted Rails

Morris Park Heritage Days

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Morris Park Heritage Days

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The Morris Park Heritage Days run Saturday and Sunday. Morris Memorial Park is 4 miles northeast of Stockport. Activities include a tractor show, cast iron cooking, bbq grilling, spelling bee, craft demos, lighted trail and a camper decorating contest.

Morris Park Heritage Days

Pumpkin Carving for Charity

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Pumpkin Carving for Charity

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Pumpkin Carving for Charity will be held at noon starting at the Burlington Pzazz Convention Center. Chef Elmer Loper will offer a free pumpkin carving demonstration and then there will be a carving competition.

Pumpkin Carving for Charity

Scenic Drive

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Scenic Drive

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The Villages of Van Buren Scenic Drive Festival runs Saturday and Sunday. Visitors are encouraged to follow the Scenic Drive to experience each historic village. There will be fine arts, crafts, flea markets, Buckskinners Rendezvous, Amish breakfast, car show, tractor show, cooking contests, tours and more. For a free brochure, map and schedule of events go to villagesofvanburen.com.

Scenic Drive

Second Sunday Performance

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Second Sunday Performance

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The Des Moines County Historical Society has their Second Sunday performance in the Bart Howard Room. It starts at 3 pm and admission is $5. Performing will be Jim Manard and Jesus Rios.

Second Sunday Performance

St. Mary’s Fall Festival

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St. Mary’s Fall Festival continues today at the church in West Point. The auction starts at 9:30 am with grain and farm products. A bone-in ham dinner will be served from 10:30 am to 1 pm.

St. Mary’s Fall Festival

Titanic- the Musical

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Titanic- the Musical

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Titanic- the Musical will be performed at the Sondheim Center today. Performance time is 7:30 pm. This nationally touring musical tells the story of one of America’s greatest tragedies and takes place on the ocean floor as ghosts reenact their last days. Tickets are $32 for Zone 1, $28 for Zone 2 and youth tickets are $12. They are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Titanic- the Musical

Walk For Wishes

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Walk For Wishes

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The Make-A-Wish Foundation Walk For Wishes starts with walker check-in at noon today in Burlington’s Crapo Park. The walk starts at 1 and there will be a free Celebration Lunch from 1:45 to 3. There is a Recognition Ceremony at 2:30. There will be a silent auction, bounce house, ice cream and more from 1:45 to 3 pm. For more information, call 750-0797.

Walk For Wishes

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

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Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

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Faith Lutheran Church hosts a community blood drive today from 3 to 6:15 pm in the Fellowship Hall. To make an appointment, call Carolyn Krabill at 217-0533. Walk-ins are welcome.

Faith Lutheran Blood Drive

Hunger Games Party

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Hunger Games Party

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library presents their first-ever Teen Read Week! The theme is “It Came From the Library!” Today the library hosts a Hunger Games Party from 4 to 6 pm in the Civic Center Meeting Room. Bring a t-shirt and design it. There will be trivia, games, snacks and door prizes. The event is free and open to teens 13 and over.

Hunger Games Party

Nature Center Closed

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Nature Center Closed

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The Oakland Mills Nature Center is closed for the season.

Nature Center Closed

USPS Town Meetings

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USPS Town Meetings

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The USPS hosts Community Meetings to discuss reduced hours at their offices. Meetings will be at Farmington at 2:45 pm and at Pilot Grove at 5:30 pm.

USPS Town 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

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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

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All Bands Night

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All Bands Night

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

All Bands Night

First UMC Blood Drive

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First UMC Blood Drive

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The First United Methodist Church hosts a Community Blood Drive today from 2 to 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. To donate, call Mike Gardner at 931-4039 but appointments are not necessary.

First UMC Blood Drive

Grief Share

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Grief Share

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Grief Share, a support outreach for those that have lost a loved one and need hope and encouragement, meet today at 6:30 pm in HCHC Room A-2. For more information, call 654-4980.

Grief Share

Harmony NHS Induction

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Harmony NHS Induction

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Harmony Schools have their National Honor Society Induction today at the Jr/Sr High School at 7 pm.

Harmony NHS Induction

HC Historic Pres.

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HC Historic Pres.

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The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission meets in the Henry County Court House, former Clerks Office 1:30 pm. The Public is invited.

HC Historic Pres.

Mepo Fall Concert

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Mepo Fall Concert

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Mediapolis Schools have a Fall Choir Concert tonight at 7 pm.

Mepo Fall Concert

MPCS Blood Drive

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MPCS Blood Drive

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The Mt. Pleasant Christian School hosts a Community Blood Drive today in the Multipurpose Room. It runs from 2:30 to 6:15 pm. For appointments, call Carrie Weigand at 385-8613. Walk-ins are always welcome.

MPCS Blood Drive

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

Science & The Afterlife

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Science & The Afterlife

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Science and the Afterlife tonight at 6:30 pm in the 2nd floor meeting room. The program is presented by Terry Fisk, a paranormal investigator and noted authority on death and the afterlife. The program will last approximately an hour and is free. Registration is recommended.

Science & The Afterlife

Senior Dining Program Enrollment

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Senior Dining Program Enrollment

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The Senior Deli Dining Meal Program Enrollment Session is today at Hy-Vee from 7 to 9 am. Reps from the Southeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging will be on-hand to register people. The program is open to those 60 and older.

Senior Dining Program Enrollment

Sharpshooters in the Civil War

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Sharpshooters in the Civil War

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The Des Moines County Historical Society holds a town meeting today with featured speaker Lon Simpson. Simpson will discuss United States Sharpshooters during the Civil War. The meeting is at 7 pm in the Burlington Public Library. It is open to the public.

Sharpshooters in the Civil War

Soup Supper Fundraiser

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Soup Supper Fundraiser

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A Soup Supper Fundraiser runs from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Keosauqua Roberts Memorial Center. It is sponsored by VBCH Auxiliary.

Soup Supper Fundraiser

USPS Community Meetings

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USPS Community Meetings

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The USPS hosts Community Meetings to discuss reduced hours at their offices. Meeting times and locations are: Denmark at 12 pm, Middletown at 2, New London at 3:30, Mt. Union at 5 and Morning Sun at 6:30.

USPS Community Meetings

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

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Baby Lap Sit

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Baby Lap Sit

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Baby Lap Sit, a program for moms and babies from newborn to 17 months old. Parents and babies meet from 11:30 to 11:50 am in the Children’s Programming Room. A 20-minute program features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote early literacy and reading. The program is free and registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

HC Treasurer Office Closed

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HC Treasurer Office Closed

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The Henry County Treasurer’s Office will be closed today so that staff may attend required training.

HC Treasurer Office Closed

Lunch & Learn

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Lunch & Learn

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HCHC’s Lunch and Learn meets today at noon in Classroom A-1. “Cooking for the Holidays” will be presented by Clinical Dietician Elise Klopfenstein. The support group aims to improve the quality of life for those who have experienced heart and lung problems by promoting healthy lifestyles. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 385-6504.

Lunch & Learn

Medical Missionaries Speech

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Medical Missionaries Speech

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Medical Missionaries Emmanuel and Florence Mefor will be presenting a program about their assignment at Mutamabra Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe in two sessions. The first will be at 2 pm in the Mt. Pleasant First United Methodist Church and the second will be at the Trenton United Methodist Church at 6 pm. Both are open to the public. There will be light refreshments served and an opportunity to speak with the visitors.

Medical Missionaries Speech

Teen Tie-Dye

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Teen Tie-Dye

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library presents their first-ever Teen Read Week! The theme is “It Came From the Library!” Today the library hosts a Teen Tie-Dye from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the Children’s Programming Room. Bring an item of clothing for dying. The event is free and open to teens 13 and over.

Teen Tie-Dye

USPS Community Meetings

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USPS Community Meetings

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The USPS hosts Community Meetings to discuss reduced hours at their offices. Meetings will be at Drakesville at 1 pm, at Unionville at 2 pm, at Agency at 2:15 pm, at Lovilla at 2:30 pm, at Eldon at 3:30 pm and at Batavia at 4:30 pm.

USPS Community Meetings

Winfield Harvest Supper

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Winfield Harvest Supper

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The Winfield Presbyterian Church hosts their Harvest Supper tonight beginning at 5:30 pm. The meal includes hamballs, chicken casserole, salad bar and desserts. Cost is $8, children 12 and under $4.

Winfield Harvest Supper

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

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Aladdin Junior

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Aladdin Junior

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The first performance for Way Off Broadway’s Academy for Performing Arts is Aladdin Junior. It is the live action version of the popular movie. Show time is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for students and seniors and $12 for children 12 and under. You can get your tickets at FairfieldACC.com.

Aladdin Junior

Jewelry Buy-Back Event

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Jewelry Buy-Back Event

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HCHC Auxiliary hosts a Jewelry Buy-Back Event. It runs Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and Friday from 7 am to 4 pm in Classroom A-2. Bring your unwanted jewelry, coins and bars. A portion of the proceeds go to the Auxiliary, which supports programs and services. The event is open to the public.

Jewelry Buy-Back Event

Mepo Fall Appetizer Bar

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Mepo Fall Appetizer Bar

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The Friends of the Mediapolis Library hold their Fall Appetizer Bar tonight at the library from 5 to 7 pm. Enjoy appetizers and local musicians. Door prizes will be given away throughout the night.

Mepo Fall Appetizer Bar

Missionary Mark Stansky

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Missionary Mark Stansky

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Missionary Mark Stansky presents a program at 7 pm at the Embury United Methodist Church of Donnellson. A soup and sandwich meal will be served at 6 pm. The event is free of charge.

Missionary Mark Stansky

Teen Movie Night

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Teen Movie Night

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library presents their first-ever Teen Read Week! The theme is “It Came From the Library!” Today the library hosts a Teen Movie Night at 4 pm in the Civic Center Meeting Room. “Coraline” will be shown and there will be a pumpkin decorating contest with prizes. The event is free and open to teens 13 and over.

Teen Movie Night

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

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150 Year Meal Deadline

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150 Year Meal Deadline

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Today is the last day to make dinner reservations for St. Alphonsus Church’s 150 Years evening meal. The celebration will be held on Sunday, November 4th on the parish grounds. To make your reservation, call 385-8410.

150 Year Meal Deadline

Aladdin Junior

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Aladdin Junior

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The first performance for Way Off Broadway’s Academy for Performing Arts is Aladdin Junior. It is the live action version of the popular movie. Show time is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for students and seniors and $12 for children 12 and under. You can get your tickets at FairfieldACC.com.

Aladdin Junior

Chili Challenge Deadline

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Chili Challenge Deadline

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Today is the last day to register for Main Street Mt. Pleasant’s Chili Challenge. The event takes place on Thursday, October 25th. Registration must be in to the Main Street Office by 5 pm.

Chili Challenge Deadline

Crapo Park Haunted Hayride

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Crapo Park Haunted Hayride

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The Crapo Park Haunted Hayride runs from 7 to 10 pm. Cost is $5 for everyone 6 and up, 5 and under is $2.

Crapo Park Haunted Hayride

Donna Frost Performance

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Donna Frost Performance

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Nashville singer-songwriter Donna Frost performs in Leopold Loft at Starr’s Cave Nature Center tonight at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 7 pm. The admission charge is $10 for adults and $2 for those 18 and under. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

Donna Frost Performance

Donna Frost Performance

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Donna Frost Performance

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Nashville singer-songwriter Donna Frost performs in Leopold Loft at Starr’s Cave Nature Center tonight at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 7 pm. The admission charge is $10 for adults and $2 for those 18 and under. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

Donna Frost Performance

Draggin’ the Strip

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Draggin’ the Strip

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Draggin’ the Strip will take place along Jefferson Street in Burlington starting at 6 pm. Old cars and spectators are both welcome.

Draggin’ the Strip

Draggin’ the Strip

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Draggin’ the Strip

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Draggin’ the Strip will take place along Jefferson Street in Burlington starting at 6 pm. Old cars and spectators are both welcome.

Draggin’ the Strip

Gas Fundraiser

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Gas Fundraiser

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Pep Stop and HCHC sponsor a fundraiser at the gas station. From 7 am to 7 pm, members will pump gas and wash windows for donations. Ten cents from every gallon will be donated to the Mammography program. Donations will be accepted in the gas station all month.

Gas Fundraiser

Halloween Hoopla

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Halloween Hoopla

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HTC’s Halloween Hoopla and Trick or Treating runs from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Elementary Gym.

Halloween Hoopla

Haunted House Fundraiser

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Haunted House Fundraiser

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A Haunted House Fundraiser for the Donnellson Fire Department will be held on Friday and Saturday the last three weekends in October from 6 to 11 pm. There will be food, wagon rides, a petting farm and kid’s play area.

Haunted House Fundraiser

Health Care Reform Workshop

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Health Care Reform Workshop

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The Health Care Reform Act Workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 24. This is the last day to register. It will run from 9 to 11 am in the lower level meeting room of Two Rivers Bank. The legislative changes will be discussed. The program is free and beneficial for human resources and business owners. To register, call Corrina at 758-8443.

Health Care Reform Workshop

Jewelry Buy-Back Event

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Jewelry Buy-Back Event

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HCHC Auxiliary hosts a Jewelry Buy-Back Event. It runs Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm and Friday from 7 am to 4 pm in Classroom A-2. Bring your unwanted jewelry, coins and bars. A portion of the proceeds go to the Auxiliary, which supports programs and services. The event is open to the public.

Jewelry Buy-Back Event

Midwest Haunted Rails

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Midwest Haunted Rails

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The Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMilan Park. There will be rides on the Ghost Train of No Return and Ghostly Trolley as well as the Haunted Carousel, a maze, carnival rides and blow-up rides. Cost is $10.

Midwest Haunted Rails

Observatory Viewing

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Observatory Viewing

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The Southeast Iowa Astronomy Club celebrates Astronomy Day at the Witte Observatory in the Big Hollow Recreation Area. Public viewing will be held from 8 to 11 pm. There will be a meteor shower and Jupiter rising.

Observatory Viewing

Senior Health Fair

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Senior Health Fair

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The Southeast Iowa Area Agency on Agency hosts the 32nd annual Senior Health Fair today from 8:30 to 11:30 am at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. The SEI Bus will provide a van to shuttle participants from their car to the auditorium doors. 75 displayers will provide information and free health screenings.

Senior Health Fair

St. Paul’s Luncheon

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St. Paul’s Luncheon

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ hosts a luncheon today from 11 am to 1 pm in the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room. Tickets for the raffle drawing will be available to purchase for $2.

St. Paul’s Luncheon

Teen Manga Club Movie

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Teen Manga Club Movie

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library presents their first-ever Teen Read Week! The theme is “It Came From the Library!” Today the library hosts a Teen Manga Club Movie Screening at 4 pm in the Large Group Study Room. “The Secret World of Arrietty” will be shown. Snacks will be provided. The event is free and open to teens 13 and over.

Teen Manga Club Movie

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror opens at 6 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

Zombie Walk

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Zombie Walk

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SCC Keokuk Drama Club’s Second Annual Zombie Walk Apocalypse will be held today at 6 pm beginning at River City Mall. Registration for the contest and demonstration starts at 5:30 pm. Participants are encouraged to enjoy the zombie demonstration. Prizes will be awarded to youth, group and individuals and a grand prize for best zombie. The event is free and open to the public.

Zombie Walk

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Aladdin Junior

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Aladdin Junior

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The first performance for Way Off Broadway’s Academy for Performing Arts is Aladdin Junior. It is the live action version of the popular movie. Show time is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for students and seniors and $12 for children 12 and under. You can get your tickets at FairfieldACC.com.

Aladdin Junior

Big Garage Sale

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Big Garage Sale

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The Women’s Group Ministries host a Big Garage Sale today at the big building of Stow ‘n Go starting at 8 am. There is a wide variety of items and everything is by freewill offering. Proceeds go to ministries.

Big Garage Sale

Gustavus Jazz Lab

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Gustavus Jazz Lab

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The Gustavus Jazz Lab will perform a public concert at 7:30 pm at the Edward Stone Middle School. Admission is free.

Gustavus Jazz Lab

Halloween Hike

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Halloween Hike

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A Non-Scary Halloween Hike will be held at Wilson Lake in Donnellson from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Cost is $2. Reservations required, call 463-7673.

Halloween Hike

Harlan Fall Festival

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Harlan Fall Festival

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The Harlan Fall Festival starts at 4 pm today. There will be a bake sale, cupcake walk, carnival games, bounce house and silent and live auctions. Funds go to help make improvements on the school’s playground.

Harlan Fall Festival

Harvest Supper & Auction

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Harvest Supper & Auction

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The United Church of Crawfordsville Harvest Supper and Auction will feature chicken and biscuits, beefburgers and homemade desserts. Food will be served from 4:30 to 6:45 pm. An auction of homemade items, grains and more starts at 7 pm. The meal is by freewill offering.

Harvest Supper & Auction

Haunted 5K Run/Walk

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Haunted 5K Run/Walk

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The Morning Sun PTO sponsors a Haunted 5K Run/Walk. Registration starts at 5 pm and the race starts at 6, beginning and ending at the Morning Sun School. Registration is $20. Each runner will receive a glow stick since it will be dusk at the race beginning. There will be several age groups with medals awarded. There will also be a costume contest. The race will be held rain or shine.

Haunted 5K Run/Walk

Haunted House Fundraiser

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Haunted House Fundraiser

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A Haunted House Fundraiser for the Donnellson Fire Department will be held on Friday and Saturday the last three weekends in October from 6 to 11 pm. There will be food, wagon rides, a petting farm and kid’s play area.

Haunted House Fundraiser

Hillsboro Supper & Bingo

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Hillsboro Supper & Bingo

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The Hillsboro Fire and Rescue Soup Supper and Bingo is tonight in the Hillsboro Community Center. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 pm and Bingo runs from 7 to 9 pm. The meal is by freewill offering.

Hillsboro Supper & Bingo

Montrose Chicken Supper

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Montrose Chicken Supper

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The Montrose Chicken Supper and Fall Festival runs from 5 to 7:30 pm in the Montrose United Methodist Church. Chicken pie, biscuits and mashed potatoes will be served. Carryouts and local delivery are available.

Montrose Chicken Supper

New Sweden Soup Supper

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New Sweden Soup Supper

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The New Sweden UMC of Lockridge hosts a Soup Supper with homemade desserts from 5 to 7 pm. There will be a hymn sing at 6:30 pm.

New Sweden Soup Supper

Oakville Fish Fry

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Oakville Fish Fry

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Oakville Legion’s Fish Fry is from 5 to 7 pm at the Oakville Community Building. The meal is by freewill offering.

Oakville Fish Fry

Observatory Viewing

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Observatory Viewing

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The Southeast Iowa Astronomy Club celebrates Astronomy Day at the Witte Observatory in the Big Hollow Recreation Area. Public viewing will be held from 8 to 11 pm. There will be a meteor shower and Jupiter rising.

Observatory Viewing

Paul Wirth Seminar & Class

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Paul Wirth Seminar & Class

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Master piano teacher Paul Wirth will be on the IWC campus today. He will give a “Teaching Strategies for Teens” seminar from 9 to 10:45 am and then a piano master class from 11 am to noon on the third floor of Old Main. Anyone who is interested in music and teaching should attend.

Paul Wirth Seminar & Class

SE IA Artists Studio Tour

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SE IA Artists Studio Tour

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The Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour runs from 9 am to 4 pm. The self-guided tour of artists’ studios goes through Henry, Des Moines, Lee and Washington counties. For more information, go to iowastudiotour.org.

SE IA Artists Studio Tour

SEISO Concert

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SEISO Concert

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra opens up their 62nd season with a fall concert. 11 year old piano prodigy William Yang will perform. The symphony will perform at 7:30 pm at the Indian Hills Community College St. John Auditorium. A prelude by conductor Robert McConnell will talk about the music to be performed 45 minutes prior to the concert. Admission is by season ticket or it can be purchased at the door with $15 for adults and $10 for students.

SEISO Concert

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror opens at 6 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

Vendor Blender

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Vendor Blender

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Holistic Humanitarians host a vendor blender today from noon to 6 pm at the Drake Restaurant in Burlington. The fundraiser benefits charity work in Haiti.

Vendor Blender

Young Eagles Flight Rally

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Young Eagles Flight Rally

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A Young Eagles Flight Rally will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport today from 8 to 11 am. It is for area children aged 8 to 17. There is no charge but a guardian must be present.

Young Eagles Flight Rally

Singles Dance

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Singles Dance

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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.

Singles Dance

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Aladdin Junior

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Aladdin Junior

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The first performance for Way Off Broadway’s Academy for Performing Arts is Aladdin Junior. It is the live action version of the popular movie. Show time is 2 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults, $14 for students and seniors and $12 for children 12 and under. You can get your tickets at FairfieldACC.com.

Aladdin Junior

Midwest Haunted Rails

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Midwest Haunted Rails

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The Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMilan Park. There will be rides on the Ghost Train of No Return and Ghostly Trolley as well as the Haunted Carousel, a maze, carnival rides and blow-up rides. Cost is $10.

Midwest Haunted Rails

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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The Polishville Community Center of Brighton hosts a dance from 6 to 9 pm. Goodman/Anders will provide the music. Food sales start at 4:30 pm.

Polishville Dance

Pumpkin Patch Event

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Pumpkin Patch Event

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The Healthy Henry County Communities Pumpkin Patch Event at the Rec Trail will be held today from 2 to 5 pm at the south edge of the campgrounds for Old Threshers. The family-friendly event will feature games, face painting, health and fitness booths and fun fall activities along the new recreation trail.

Pumpkin Patch Event

SE IA Artists Studio Tour

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SE IA Artists Studio Tour

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The Southeast Iowa Artists Studio Tour runs from 9 am to 4 pm. The self-guided tour of artists’ studios goes through Henry, Des Moines, Lee and Washington counties. For more information, go to iowastudiotour.org.

SE IA Artists Studio Tour

SEISO Concert

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SEISO Concert

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra opens up their 62nd season with a fall concert. 11 year old piano prodigy William Yang will perform. The symphony performs at 3 pm at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium and at 7:30 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. A prelude by conductor Robert McConnell will talk about the music to be performed 45 minutes prior to the concert. Admission is by season ticket or it can be purchased at the door with $15 for adults and $10 for students.

SEISO Concert

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

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HCHC Diabetes Class

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HCHC Diabetes Class

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This is the last day to register for the HCHC Diabetes Education Class. It will run tomorrow and following Tuesday and is for anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes. The first class runs from 8 to 12:30 and the second from 8 to 11:30 am in the Health Education Center. The program teachers those with diabetes and their families the latest information on the disease. There is a fee for the class but most insurance plans cover it. For more information or to register, call 385-6518.

HCHC Diabetes Class

MP Leaf Collection

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MP Leaf Collection

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s Free Leaf Collection is this week. All leaves must be bagged and placed at the curb on your designated trash day. Please separate trash and leaf bags. This service is open to all residents regardless if they use the trash service or not.

MP Leaf Collection

NL Vocal Concert

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NL Vocal Concert

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New London Schools have a Vocal Concert tonight for grades 7 through 12 in the High School Auditorium. It starts at 7 pm.

NL Vocal Concert

Reminiscences by Alice

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Reminiscences by Alice

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“Reminiscences by Alice” will be presented at 7:30 pm in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The one-woman show is presented by Lynn Rymarz telling the story of Alice Bird Babb, one of P.E.O.’s founders. The program is open to the public at no charge. A reception will immediately follow in the Chapel lobby.

Reminiscences by Alice

WACO 4+1 Meeting

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WACO 4+1 Meeting

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The WACO 4+1 Elementary Remediation Committee meets at 7 pm in the Elementary Library. They will build plans with the innovative calendar focusing on life and social skills. Everyone is welcome to attend.

WACO 4+1 Meeting

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

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Danville Fall Concert

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Danville Fall Concert

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Danville’s Junior High Chorus Fall Concert starts at 7 pm in the Junior High Gym.

Danville Fall Concert

God’s Portion Fall Supper & Auction

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God’s Portion Fall Supper & Auction

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The Lebanon United Methodist Church holds a God’s Portion Fall Supper and Auction today. Serving begins at 5 pm with the auction to follow. The meal includes ham and scalloped chicken and is by freewill offering.

God’s Portion Fall Supper & Auction

Grief Share

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Grief Share

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Grief Share, a support outreach for those that have lost a loved one and need hope and encouragement, meet today at 6:30 pm in HCHC Room A-2. For more information, call 654-4980.

Grief Share

Kunch Open House

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Kunch Open House

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Senior at HTC Sara Kunch discusses her time as a 2012 Borlaug-Ruan intern in Lima, Peru today in Room 105 at the HTC High School. The Open House runs from 4 to 6:30. Kunch will discuss her focus on food safety and sharing her research and will have a period to answer questions.

Kunch Open House

Mepo School Shows

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Mepo School Shows

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Mediapolis Schools have their Middle School Art Show running from 6 to 9 pm and has their Middle School Band Concert from 7 to 9 pm.

Mepo School Shows

MP Leaf Collection

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MP Leaf Collection

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s Free Leaf Collection is this week. All leaves must be bagged and placed at the curb on your designated trash day. Please separate trash and leaf bags. This service is open to all residents regardless if they use the trash service or not.

MP Leaf Collection

MP Library Book Club

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Mt. Pleasant Public Library
307 East Monroe
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

MP Library Book Club

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Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Fourth Tuesday Book Club meets today and every fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Large Study Room.

MP Library Book Club

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

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HTC Choir/Band Parent Meeting

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HTC Choir/Band Parent Meeting

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HTC Schools has their Show Choir/Show Band Parent Meeting tonight at 6:30 pm in the Jr/Sr High Music Room. Parents of students involved are encouraged to come to the informational meeting.

HTC Choir/Band Parent Meeting

Missionaries Presentation

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Missionaries Presentation

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Missionaries Mike and Debbie Richart will present a slide show and speak about their mission trip to Zambia this summer. It will be held at the New London Presbyterian Church at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome.

Missionaries Presentation

MP Leaf Collection

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MP Leaf Collection

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s Free Leaf Collection is this week. All leaves must be bagged and placed at the curb on your designated trash day. Please separate trash and leaf bags. This service is open to all residents regardless if they use the trash service or not.

MP Leaf Collection

NLHS Blood Drive

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NLHS Blood Drive

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New London High School hosts a Community Blood Drive from 7:45 to 11:45 am in the High School Gym. To set up an appointment, call Paula Bliven at 367-0500 ext. 221. Walk-ins are welcome.

NLHS Blood Drive

Road Show Tryouts

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Road Show Tryouts

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The Fairfield Sondheim Center holds open auditions for the talent show “Road Show” today from 4 to 8 pm. The new docuseries show presents smalltown talent the chance to compete for a cash prize while being mentored by Hollywood professionals. Participants must be at least 18 years old.

Road Show Tryouts

SCC History Class

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SCC History Class

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SCC offers a history class tonight at the Mt. Pleasant Center. “The History of the Fort Madison and Northwestern Railroad” runs from 6 to 8 pm. The class will be taught by Donald Young. The fee is $15. Pre-enrollment is encouraged. To enroll, call 866-723-4692 ext. 5375.

SCC History Class

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dancers host a dance starting at 7:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Robin Ragen will be the caller. Finger food and dessert will be served.

Square Dance

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

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An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln

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An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln

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An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln will be hosted by the Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House tonight. The program starts at 7 pm in the College Chapel. The professional presenters will be onstage for an hour. Light refreshments will follow. The event is offered at no charge to the public.

An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln

Chili Challenge

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Chili Challenge

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Main Street Mt. Pleasant’s annual Chili Challenge runs from 5:30 to 7 pm this evening in downtown Central Park. Awards will be given in various categories. Chili can be sampled for $5 for adults or $3 for kids 10 and under.

Chili Challenge

IWC Forum

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IWC Forum

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Today’s forum program will be “Connecting the Local to the Global.” It was be presented by Yashar Vasef, the Executive Director of the Iowa United Nations Association. The program starts at 11 am today in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

IWC Forum

Lincoln Blood Drive

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Lincoln Blood Drive

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Lincoln Elementary School hosts a Community Blood Drive today from 3 to 6 pm in the School Gym. To set up an appointment, call Mrs. Carson at 385-7765. Walk-ins are welcome.

Lincoln Blood Drive

MackayMitchell Blood Drive

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MackayMitchell Blood Drive

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MackayMitchell Evenvelope hosts a Community Blood Drive from 1 to 5:30 pm in their parking lot on the donor bus. To set up an appointment, call Duane Blint at 385-9061 ext. 227.

MackayMitchell Blood Drive

MP Leaf Collection

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MP Leaf Collection

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s Free Leaf Collection is this week. All leaves must be bagged and placed at the curb on your designated trash day. Please separate trash and leaf bags. This service is open to all residents regardless if they use the trash service or not.

MP Leaf Collection

Trick or Treat on Main

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Trick or Treat on Main

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Main Street Mt. Pleasant hosts Trick or Treat on Main in downtown Mt. Pleasant. Downtown merchants will hand out candy from 5 to 7 pm. There will also be hayrack rides and spooky music.

Trick or Treat on Main

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

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Chamber Candidate Debate

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Chamber Candidate Debate

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The Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance hosts a Candidate Debate. Today the candidates for both Henry County Supervisor and Sheriff will meet in the upstairs meeting room of the Mt. Pleasant Public Library. Dr. Dan McCabe will moderate. The event will run from 11:30 am to 1 pm. The public is encouraged to attend and can submit written questions for the candidates.

Chamber Candidate Debate

Finger-Songwriter Concert

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Finger-Songwriter Concert

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NYC jazz trio Finger-Songwriter presents a free concert at 7 pm at the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The concert is open to the public.

Finger-Songwriter Concert

Halloween Family Fun Night

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Halloween Family Fun Night

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Halloween Family Fun Night is at the Farmington Shelter House from 5 to 9 pm. There will be a trick-or-treat walk, costume contest, pumpkin carving contest, games and food. The event is sponsored by the Farmington Food Pantry.

Halloween Family Fun Night

Haunted House Fundraiser

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Haunted House Fundraiser

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A Haunted House Fundraiser for the Donnellson Fire Department will be held on Friday and Saturday the last three weekends in October from 6 to 11 pm. There will be food, wagon rides, a petting farm and kid’s play area.

Haunted House Fundraiser

Hetta Gilbert Resale

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Hetta Gilbert Resale

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The Hetta Gilbert Resale will be held Friday 9 am to 7 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm and Sunday at the Perkins Park Shelter House. Funds raised will go towards area charities. On Sunday a 50% off sale will run from 1 to 4:30 pm and a $5 bag sale will be from 4:45 to 6:30 pm.

Hetta Gilbert Resale

Mepo Free Movie Night

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Mepo Free Movie Night

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Mediapolis Public Library has their free Movie Night from 6:30 to 8 pm.

Mepo Free Movie Night

Midwest Haunted Rails

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Midwest Haunted Rails

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The Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMilan Park. There will be rides on the Ghost Train of No Return and Ghostly Trolley as well as the Haunted Carousel, a maze, carnival rides and blow-up rides. Cost is $10.

Midwest Haunted Rails

MP Leaf Collection

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MP Leaf Collection

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s Free Leaf Collection is this week. All leaves must be bagged and placed at the curb on your designated trash day. Please separate trash and leaf bags. This service is open to all residents regardless if they use the trash service or not.

MP Leaf Collection

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror opens at 6 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

Walmart Blood Drive

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Walmart Blood Drive

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Mt. Pleasant Walmart hosts a Community Blood Drive today from 2 to 5:30 pm in the parking lot on the donor bus. To set up an appointment, call Angie Davis at 385-4600. Walk-ins are welcome.

Walmart Blood Drive

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5K Run

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5K Run

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The 11U Mt. Pleasant Boys’ Baseball Team hosts a 5K Run today. It starts at 9:30 am at the Shelter House north of the softball fields at East Lake Park. Proceeds help support the baseball team.

5K Run

A Night on the Town

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A Night on the Town

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A Night on the Town: A Gala Celebration honors the Fairfield Art and Convention Center’s 5th Anniversary. Performing will be opera singer Jenness Parker and the Jefferson County Green Band. There will be a silent auction and tapas will be served. Tickets are available at the Sondheim Center Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

A Night on the Town

Antique Appraisal Show

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Antique Appraisal Show

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The Danville Station Library and Museum hosts an Antique Appraisal Show today. A used book sale will be from 11 am to 3 pm in the Danville Elementary Multipurpose Room. Registration starts at 11:30 and the show is at noon. Lunch will be served starting at 11 am and is by freewill donation. Proceeds go towards the Danville Station.

Antique Appraisal Show

Big Garage Sale

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Big Garage Sale

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The Women’s Group Ministries host a Big Garage Sale today at the big building of Stow ‘n Go starting at 8 am. There is a wide variety of items and everything is by freewill offering. Proceeds go to ministries.

Big Garage Sale

CL Fall Craft Expo

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CL Fall Craft Expo

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The Central Lee Fall Craft Expo runs from 8:30 am to 3 pm in the High School in Donnellson. Lunch will be available. Admission is $1. The event is sponsored by Central Lee Sports and Music Boosters.

CL Fall Craft Expo

Cotillion Club Dance

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Cotillion Club Dance

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A Cotillion Club Dance will run from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the American Legion Hall in West Point. The DJ will be Tony Stewart. Cover charge is $10. The public is welcome.

Cotillion Club Dance

Embury UMC Spaghetti Supper

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Embury UMC Spaghetti Supper

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Embury United Methodist Church of Donnellson has their Pasta Dinner from 4:30 to 7 pm at the church. There will be spaghetti, lasagna, chicken and noodles and sides. The meal is by freewill donation. There will also be a bazaar table and bake sale.

Embury UMC Spaghetti Supper

Fall Fun Fest

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Fall Fun Fest

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Friends of Lee County Health Department and Three Rivers Conservation Foundation sponsor a Fall Fun Fest from 5 to 7 pm at Wilson Park in Donnellson. The event is for the entire family. Raffle tickets will be for sale for $10 and pork dinners will be available for $5. Learn more about services offered by these groups.

Fall Fun Fest

Flynn’s Mission to Beat Cancer

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Flynn’s Mission to Beat Cancer

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Flynn’s Mission to Beat Cancer has a fundraiser tonight starting at 9 am and running late into the night at the Press Box. There will be a silent auction, vendor show and a band providing music. Funds go to help fund Flynn Lanferman’s care after a bone marrow transplant.

Flynn’s Mission to Beat Cancer

God’s Portion Day

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God’s Portion Day

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God’s Portion Day will be at Holy Trinity Catholic Junior Senior High School in Fort Madison. A fish fry will be held from 5 to 8 pm and the auction will run from 7 to 10 pm.

God’s Portion Day

Haunted House Fundraiser

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Haunted House Fundraiser

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A Haunted House Fundraiser for the Donnellson Fire Department will be held on Friday and Saturday the last three weekends in October from 6 to 11 pm. There will be food, wagon rides, a petting farm and kid’s play area.

Haunted House Fundraiser

Hetta Gilbert Resale

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Hetta Gilbert Resale

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The Hetta Gilbert Resale will be held Friday 9 am to 7 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm and Sunday at the Perkins Park Shelter House. Funds raised will go towards area charities. On Sunday a 50% off sale will run from 1 to 4:30 pm and a $5 bag sale will be from 4:45 to 6:30 pm.

Hetta Gilbert Resale

Ladies Night Out For Breast Cancer

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Ladies Night Out For Breast Cancer

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The Ladies Night Out For Breast Cancer is tonight from 5 to 9 pm at the national Guard Armory. There’s a $25 facial and 7 minute massage, a silent auction from 5 to 8:30 pm, a fashion show at 7, over 25 vendors, a wine tasting from 5 to 9 and nails from 5 to 9 pm. The event raised funds for breast cancer research.

Ladies Night Out For Breast Cancer

MP Leaf Collection

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MP Leaf Collection

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s Free Leaf Collection is this week. All leaves must be bagged and placed at the curb on your designated trash day. Please separate trash and leaf bags. This service is open to all residents regardless if they use the trash service or not.

MP Leaf Collection

NL VFW Dinner

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NL VFW Dinner

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The New London VFW hosts a dinner tonight from 5 to 7:30 pm. Chicken and catfish dinners with a dinner roll and two sides will be served.

NL VFW Dinner

Scott Holt Band

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Scott Holt Band

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Southeast Iowa Blues Society hosts the Scott Holt Band tonight starting at 8 pm at the Best Western Fairfield Inn of Fairfield. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Admission is $12.

Scott Holt Band

Super Saturday Storytime

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Super Saturday Storytime

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Myers Tree Farm hosts Super Saturday Storytime on their grounds at 10 am. Miss Debbie from the Burlington Public Library will present stories and songs. Following that will be a craft and snack for children age 2 to 8. The event is free.

Super Saturday Storytime

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror opens at 6 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

Underground Downtown

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Underground Downtown

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“Underground Downtown” will be held today starting at 9 am at 200 North Fourth Street in Burlington. The tour will take participants through basements and passageways in the area. Tickets are $10 and are available at Greater Burlington Partnership or the Iowa Store.

Underground Downtown

Whitmore Concert

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Whitmore Concert

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William Elliott Whitmore will be in concert tonight from 7 to 9 pm at Green Acres Country Club in Donnellson. Tickets are $10 at the door only. The concert benefits the new Donnellson Public Library.

Whitmore Concert

Winfield Harvest Fest

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Winfield Harvest Fest

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Winfield’s Harvest Fest has activities throughout the day. A pancake breakfast will be served at the VFW. At The Commons there will be contests including a baking contest, best decorated pumpkin and best chili.

Winfield Harvest Fest

WMU Haunted Hayrack Ride

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WMU Haunted Hayrack Ride

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The 4th annual WMU Facilities Enhancement Haunted Hayrack Ride Fundraiser is tonight. Rides depart from the Winfield Commons from dusk until 10 pm. Tickets are $3 for children under 12 and $5 for adults.

WMU Haunted Hayrack Ride

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Bel Canto Fall Concert

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Bel Canto Fall Concert

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The Burlington Bel Canto Chorale presents their annual Fall Concert at 3 pm in the First Congregational Church in Burlington. Advance tickets are $4 for for adults and $1 for students and are available at the Iowa Store, Weird Harold’s and chorale members but will also be available at the door. Tickets at the door are $5 or $2 for students.

Bel Canto Fall Concert

God’s Portion Day

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God’s Portion Day

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God’s Portion Day is at Holy Trinity Catholic Junior Senior High in Fort Madison. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 am. The auction starts at 10 am and the Kids’ Zone will be from 2 to 4 pm. There will also be a bake sale, specialty booths and sandwiches for sale throughout the day.

God’s Portion Day

Hetta Gilbert Resale

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Hetta Gilbert Resale

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The Hetta Gilbert Resale will be held Friday 9 am to 7 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm and Sunday at the Perkins Park Shelter House. Funds raised will go towards area charities. On Sunday a 50% off sale will run from 1 to 4:30 pm and a $5 bag sale will be from 4:45 to 6:30 pm.

Hetta Gilbert Resale

IWC Trick or Treating

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IWC Trick or Treating

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IWC students host Trick or Treating at the Sheaffer-Trieschmann Residence Hall. Parents and children will gather in the lobby. Students will guide tours every 15 minutes through the hall. Parking is available in the parking lot on Broadway and Franklin.

IWC Trick or Treating

Mepo Halloween Party

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Mepo Halloween Party

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Mediapolis has a Costume Contest today at 2 pm at the fire station. Firemen will serve hotdogs and drinks. There will be a hayrack ride to Prairie Ridge Care afterwards and then a Boo-tiful Pumpkin Contest at Mediapolis State Bank .

Mepo Halloween Party

Midwest Haunted Rails

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Midwest Haunted Rails

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The Midwest Haunted Rails runs from 6 to 10 pm at McMilan Park. There will be rides on the Ghost Train of No Return and Ghostly Trolley as well as the Haunted Carousel, a maze, carnival rides and blow-up rides. Cost is $10.

Midwest Haunted Rails

Senior Recital

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Senior Recital

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A Senior Recital performed by Natalie Cunningham will be held at 3 pm this afternoon at the IWC Chapel Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.

Senior Recital

Wayland Mennonite Fall Festival

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Wayland Mennonite Fall Festival

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Wayland Mennonite Church’s MYF hosts a Fall Festival today at the WACO Secondary School Gym and Cafeteria. From noon to 3 pm there will be food, games, crafts and more. A meal will be served from noon to 1:30 and a silent auction runs from 12:30 to 2:30. From 1 to 3 pm, there will be chances to make caramel apples, go on a hay ride, play games or create art. Proceeds go towards a youth group convention.

Wayland Mennonite Fall Festival

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

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Central Lee Blood Drive

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Central Lee Blood Drive

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Central Lee High School Student Council hosts a Community Blood Drive today from 9 am to 1 pm in the Gymnasium. To donate, contact Angie Moore at 463-7321. Walk-ins are welcome.

Central Lee Blood Drive

Crew Annual Meeting

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Crew Annual Meeting

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Friends of the Salem Crew Public Library has their annual meeting tonight at 6:30 pm in the Library Activity Room. There will be an overview of projects as well as an election of officers and go over the financial and budget report. Members and guests are welcome.

Crew Annual Meeting

WMU Book Fair

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WMU Book Fair

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Winfield-Mt. Union School has their All Star Book Fair in the Library Media Center. It will be open during school hours and during Parent/Teacher Conferences nights on Monday and Thursday. Family and friends are invited. There will be great books and games.

WMU Book Fair

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

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Bullying Presentation

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Bullying Presentation

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A Bullying Presentation will be give at 7 pm in the second floor meeting room of the Mt. Pleasant Public Library. From the Great Prairie Area Education Agency, School Social Worker for Mike Peters and Olweus Bullying Prevention Trainer and School Psychologist Teran Beuttell provide background information and discuss ways to prevent it and what to do if it occurs. The program is free and beneficial to everyone. Reservations are recommended by calling 385-1490.

Bullying Presentation

Donnellson Trick or Treat

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Donnellson Trick or Treat

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Donnellson Trick or Treat will be tonight. The Fire Department is serving hamburgers, brats, hot dogs and sides for a freewill offering. Serving begins at 4:30 pm. This is a benefit for the fire department.

Donnellson Trick or Treat

Ghost Story Night

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Ghost Story Night

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A Ghost Story Night will be hosted by the IWC Paranormal Investigation Group. It starts at 7 pm behind McKibbin Hall. Participants will sit around the fire telling scary stories and enjoying smores. Cost is $2 per family. The event is open to all ages but children under 12 must be accompanied by a guardian.

Ghost Story Night

Grief Share

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Grief Share

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Grief Share, a support outreach for those that have lost a loved one and need hope and encouragement, meet today at 6:30 pm in HCHC Room A-2. For more information, call 654-4980.

Grief Share

Lions Organizational Meeting

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Lions Organizational Meeting

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The Mt. Pleasant Lions Club has on organizational meeting tonight at 7 pm in the IWC Howe Student Center Activity Room. All interested men and women are invited to attend.

Lions Organizational Meeting

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen Schools have their “All Star Book Fair” today. It is located in the School Media Center and runs Tuesday/Wednesday from 8 am to 3:30 pm, Thursday 8 am to 7:30 pm and Friday 9 am to 11 am.

MP Book Fair

Winfield Trick or Treating

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The City of Winfield’s Trick of Treating is tonight from 6 to 8 pm.

Winfield Trick or Treating

WMU Book Fair

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WMU Book Fair

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Winfield-Mt. Union School has their All Star Book Fair in the Library Media Center. It will be open during school hours and during Parent/Teacher Conferences nights on Monday and Thursday. Family and friends are invited. There will be great books and games.

WMU Book Fair

WP Beggars Night

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WP Beggars Night

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Beggars Night runs from 5 to 7 pm in West Point.

WP Beggars Night

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

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Baby Lap Sit

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Baby Lap Sit

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Baby Lap Sit, a program for moms and babies from newborn to 17 months old. Parents and babies meet from 11:30 to 11:50 am in the Children’s Programming Room. A 20-minute program features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote early literacy and reading. The program is free and registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

Backwards Halloween Parade

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Backwards Halloween Parade

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Salem’s Crew Public Library 5th annual Backwards Halloween Parade starts at 5 pm. Participants will line up at the library. Free hot dogs and a beverage will be available in the park after the parade. Trick or Treat for the city runs from 6 to 8 pm.

Backwards Halloween Parade

Crawfordsville Costume Party

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Crawfordsville Costume Party

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Crawfordsville American Legion’s Halloween Costume Party will be held in the WACO Elementary Gym starting at 5 pm. It is for children preschool through 6th grade. Refreshments will be served in the lunch room.

Crawfordsville Costume Party

Danville Hydrant Flushing

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Danville Hydrant Flushing

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The city of Danville will be flushing their hydrants today. Residents may experience rusty water or low water pressure.

Danville Hydrant Flushing

Danville Trick or Treating

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Danville Trick or Treating

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Danville has their Trick or Treating from 5:30 to 7 pm.

Danville Trick or Treating

Diabetes Follow-Up Class

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Diabetes Follow-Up Class

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HCHC’s Diabetes Team annual follow-up class will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 pm in Classroom A-1. The program is for anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed the 10-hour diabetes class. This is the last day to register for the class. Please register by noon by calling 385-6518.

Diabetes Follow-Up Class

Donnellson Trick or Treating

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Donnellson Trick or Treating

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Donnellson holds their Trick or Treating from 5 to 7 pm.

Donnellson Trick or Treating

Fellowship Cup Meal

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Fellowship Cup Meal

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The Fellowship Cup offers a Community Meal today starting at 11:30 am. Spaghetti and a dessert will be served. The meal is available for $2.50.

Fellowship Cup Meal

Halloween Fun Night

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Halloween Fun Night

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living’s Halloween Fun Night is from 4:30 to 7 pm at the Ashford Park facility. There will be trick or treating and a hot dog dinner. It is free to everyone.

Halloween Fun Night

Halloween Hotdogs in the Park

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Halloween Hotdogs in the Park

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New London Lions host Halloween Hotdogs in the Park. There will be a costume contest and free hot dogs. Serving starts at 6 pm and the costume contest is at 6:30.

Halloween Hotdogs in the Park

Mepo Trick or Treating

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Mepo Trick or Treating

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Mediapolis’ Trick or Treating is from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Mepo Trick or Treating

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen Schools have their “All Star Book Fair” today. It is located in the School Media Center and runs Tuesday/Wednesday from 8 am to 3:30 pm, Thursday 8 am to 7:30 pm and Friday 9 am to 11 am.

MP Book Fair

MP Trick or Treating

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MP Trick or Treating

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Mt. Pleasant’s citywide Trick or Treat will run from 5 to 7 pm tonight.

MP Trick or Treating

NL Children’s Haunted House

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NL Children’s Haunted House

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New London Nursing and Rehab’s annual Children’s Haunted House runs from 5 to 6:30 pm. The trick-or-treat will be inside the lobby area.

NL Children’s Haunted House

NL Trick or Treating

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NL Trick or Treating

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The City of New London’s Trick or Treating runs from 5 to 7:30 pm.

NL Trick or Treating

Park Place Trick or Treating

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Park Place Trick or Treating

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HCHC’s Park Place Elder Living will be distributing treats during a Trick or Treat event today. Residents will be in costume handing out candy in the Park Place Dining Room from 5 to 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public but children should be accompanied by an adult.

Park Place Trick or Treating

Pumpkin Patch Party

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Pumpkin Patch Party

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The Pumpkin Patch Party runs from 5:30 to 8:30 pm day at the E3 Center in Mt. Pleasant. There will be costume judging, games and activities, prizes and candy. This is a non-scary, safe alternative with a clean fun carnival atmosphere. There is no admission charge.

Pumpkin Patch Party

Sunrise Terrace Blood Drive

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Sunrise Terrace Blood Drive

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Sunrise Terrace Care Center hosts a Community Blood Drive from 12:30 to 3:30 pm in the Hobby Room. To set up an appointment call Dana at 257-3303 ext. 118. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Sunrise Terrace Blood Drive

Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror

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Thrashers House of Terror runs from 6:30 to 10 pm this evening on the Old Threshers grounds. A lights on tour will be held from 5:30 to 6:30. Tickets are $8 or a fast pass to the front of the line is $12. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thrashers House of Terror

Trick-or-Read Fall Festival

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Trick-or-Read Fall Festival

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The 2nd annual Trick-or-Read Fall Festival will be held in the Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s Youth Services Department from 5 to 7 pm. Children will received a goodie bag and will get to decorate a sugar cookie, make a form pumpkin craft, participate in face painting and listen to fun, spooky stories. The event is free and no registration is required. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent. Costumes are optional.

Trick-or-Read Fall Festival

Winfield Popcorn & Movie

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Winfield Popcorn & Movie

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The Winfield Public Library invited children in Kindergarten through 5th grade to come to the Library today from 2 to 3:45 pm for popcorn and a movie. This is a free event.

Winfield Popcorn & Movie

WMU Book Fair

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WMU Book Fair

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Winfield-Mt. Union School has their All Star Book Fair in the Library Media Center. It will be open during school hours and during Parent/Teacher Conferences nights on Monday and Thursday. Family and friends are invited. There will be great books and games.

WMU Book Fair

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

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Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon will be presented at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. Show times are Thursday and Friday at 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. It is presented by Two Roads Educational Arts and Theater. The play is based on the popular children’s book and will be a family-friendly production. Tickets are $17 for Zone 1, $15 for Zone 2 and $12 for students. Tickets are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Goodnight Moon

Human Resiliency Forum

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Human Resiliency Forum

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Human Resiliency and Issues of Race will be the presented given by Dr. Steven Farrelly-Jackson. It’s the Forum program that will be given at 11 am in the IWC Chapel Auditorium. Farrelly-Jackson grew up in Africa and his novel “Out of the Valley” is based on his own experiences.

Human Resiliency Forum

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen Schools have their “All Star Book Fair” today. It is located in the School Media Center and runs Tuesday/Wednesday from 8 am to 3:30 pm, Thursday 8 am to 7:30 pm and Friday 9 am to 11 am.

MP Book Fair

MP Early Out

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MP Early Out

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Mt. Pleasant Schools have an early out today. Dismissal times are: High School at 12:30, Elementary at 12:40 and Middle School at 12:50.

MP Early Out

MP Parent Teacher Conferences

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MP Parent Teacher Conferences

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Mt. Pleasant Schools have their Parent Teacher Conferences today. It will run in the schools Thursday from 1 to 8:30 pm and Friday from 8 am to noon.

MP Parent Teacher Conferences

MPHS Blood Drive

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MPHS Blood Drive

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Mt. Pleasant High School hosts a Community Blood Drive from 3 to 7 pm in the Commons. For an appointment, call 385-7700. Walk-ins are welcome.

MPHS Blood Drive

Olds UCC Harvest Supper

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Olds UCC Harvest Supper

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The Olds UCC Church hosts a Harvest Supper today. The turkey and dressing meal will be served family style. The meal starts at 5:30 pm. Carryouts are available. The meal is by freewill offering.

Olds UCC Harvest Supper

WACO P/T Conferences

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WACO P/T Conferences

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WACO Schools Parent Teacher Conferences start today at 1:40 pm.

WACO P/T Conferences

WMU Book Fair

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WMU Book Fair

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Winfield-Mt. Union School has their All Star Book Fair in the Library Media Center. It will be open during school hours and during Parent/Teacher Conferences nights on Monday and Thursday. Family and friends are invited. There will be great books and games.

WMU Book Fair

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

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Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

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Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

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Ainsworth Community Church hosts their Huge Garage Sale at the church beginning at 2 pm and running til 7 pm. Monies raised go towards church projects.

Ainsworth Huge Garage Sale

Artisan Fair on the Square

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Artisan Fair on the Square

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Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk has their Artisan Fair on the Square Friday from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday from 1 to 4 pm. It is an annual gallery crawl with opportunities to purchase holiday gifts.

Artisan Fair on the Square

DEC Show

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DEC Show

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The DEC Hands Channel TV Land will be performed starting at 6:30 pm at Central Lee High School’s gymnasium. Proceeds go towards Donnellson community projects. Central Lee Music Boosters host a freewill offering meal from 5 to 7 pm.

DEC Show

First Friday Share

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First Friday Share

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Great River Hospice hosts a Grief Sharing Program today. The support group is for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. They meet at 5:30 pm in the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. First Friday Share will have a presentation by chaplain Dean Graber, then a potluck and visiting and sharing with others. This program is open to anyone and registration is not required.

First Friday Share

Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon will be presented at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. Show times are Thursday and Friday at 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. It is presented by Two Roads Educational Arts and Theater. The play is based on the popular children’s book and will be a family-friendly production. Tickets are $17 for Zone 1, $15 for Zone 2 and $12 for students. Tickets are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Goodnight Moon

HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

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HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

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HCHC Auxiliary’s Soup Supper is today from 4:30 to 7 pm at Calvary Baptist Church. A baked potato with toppings and soups will be available. Cost is $7 for 2 choices or $5 for 1 choice. The meal includes a drink, relishes and dessert. Kids portions are available.

HCHC Auxiliary Soup Supper

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus host a Fish Fry tonight in their K of C Hall. The fish fry runs from 5 to 8 pm. Fish and shrimp dinners will be served and carryouts are welcome.

Houghton Fish Fry

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen Schools have their “All Star Book Fair” today. It is located in the School Media Center and runs Tuesday/Wednesday from 8 am to 3:30 pm, Thursday 8 am to 7:30 pm and Friday 9 am to 11 am.

MP Book Fair

MP No School

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MP No School

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Mt. Pleasant Schools are not in session today due to Parent Teacher Conferences.

MP No School

MP Parent Teacher Conferences

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MP Parent Teacher Conferences

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Mt. Pleasant Schools have their Parent Teacher Conferences today. It will run in the schools Thursday from 1 to 8:30 pm and Friday from 8 am to noon.

MP Parent Teacher Conferences

Peter Pan

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Peter Pan

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WeACT Youth Theater will present Peter Pan Friday and Saturday at 5:30 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the lower level of the Old Threshers Theater Museum. Tickets can be purchased at the door at tickets.WeACTIowa.com.

Peter Pan

Snow White in the 1970’s

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Snow White in the 1970’s

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The New London Masqueraded Tigers present “Snow White in the 1970’s” Friday at 7 pm and Saturday at 2 and 7 pm in the New London High School Auditorium.

Snow White in the 1970’s

Troubadours Perform

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Troubadours Perform

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The Troubadours will entertain at the Veterans Hall tonight from 6:30 to 9 pm.

Troubadours Perform

Vaudeville: Schtick With Us

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Vaudeville: Schtick With Us

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Danville High School presents the comedy musical “Vaudeville: Schtick With Us” at 7:30 pm this evening. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students at the door.

Vaudeville: Schtick With Us

WACO No School

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WACO No School

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There is no school today for WACO.

WACO No School

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Ainsworth Activities

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Ainsworth Activities

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Ainsworth Community Church has their Huge Garage Sale at the church from 8 am to 1 pm. Monies raised go to various church projects. ACT holds a buffet style breakfast from 7 to 9 am at the Ainsworth Community Center Opera House. Profits pay off the building’s loan. The city also has their Sacha Club Craft show. It runs from 9 am to 2 pm at the Ainsworth Elementary Gym. Lunch will be available and there is no cover charge to shop. Proceeds go towards various city projects.

Ainsworth Activities

Artisan Fair on the Square

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Artisan Fair on the Square

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Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk has their Artisan Fair on the Square Friday from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday from 1 to 4 pm. It is an annual gallery crawl with opportunities to purchase holiday gifts.

Artisan Fair on the Square

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 in the Bonaparte Opera House Community Room. Traditional breakfast fare will be served and the event is being hosted by the Lake Darling Youth Center Board.

Breakfast on Main Street

DEC Show

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DEC Show

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The DEC Hands Channel TV Land will be performed starting at 6:30 pm at Central Lee High School’s gymnasium. Proceeds go towards Donnellson community projects. Central Lee Music Boosters host a freewill offering meal from 5 to 7 pm.

DEC Show

Eli Lieb - Live

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Eli Lieb - Live

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The Fairfield Sondheim Center hosts “Eli Lieb-Live” tonight at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students are available at the Ticket Office or by calling 641-472-2787.

Eli Lieb - Live

Fun Run/Walk

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Fun Run/Walk

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Great River Hospice Fun Run/Walk starts at 9 am at Great River Medical Center. Entry forms are available at Great River Hospice House.

Fun Run/Walk

Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon will be presented at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. Show times are Thursday and Friday at 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. It is presented by Two Roads Educational Arts and Theater. The play is based on the popular children’s book and will be a family-friendly production. Tickets are $17 for Zone 1, $15 for Zone 2 and $12 for students. Tickets are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Goodnight Moon

HTC Dinner Theater

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HTC Dinner Theater

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The Holy Trinity Catholic Drama Department presents “John Lennon and Me” at McAleer Hall in Fort Madison. The Dinner Theater has doors opening Saturday at 6 with a turkey dinner and trimmings served at 7 pm and the show to follow. Sunday doors open 3 pm with dinner at 4 pm. Tickets are $14 for adults and $10 for children 6th grade and under. You can reserve tickets by calling 372-2486.

HTC Dinner Theater

Montrose Consignment Auction

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Montrose Consignment Auction

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Montrose Riverfront will have a Montrose Consignment Auction today starting at 11 am. A handcrafted wooden bowl made from the Montrose Library maple tree will be up for auction. Food will be available.

Montrose Consignment Auction

Peter Pan

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Peter Pan

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WeACT Youth Theater will present Peter Pan Friday and Saturday at 5:30 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the lower level of the Old Threshers Theater Museum. Tickets can be purchased at the door at tickets.WeACTIowa.com.

Peter Pan

Plow Day

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Plow Day

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Three Rivers Tractor Club annual Plow Day will go from 9 am to 3 pm, weather permitting. You must be a member to participate but everyone is invited to come and view the event. It will be held on the Danny Miller farm, Highway 16 a half mile east of Denmark on the south side of the highway.

Plow Day

Polar Plunge

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Polar Plunge

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Southeast Iowa Polar Plunge will be held at Geode State Park. Registration is from 10:45 to 11:45 am. Funds raised go towards Special Olympics Iowa. There is a spectator area on the beach.

Polar Plunge

Snow White in the 1970’s

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Snow White in the 1970’s

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The New London Masqueraded Tigers present “Snow White in the 1970’s” Friday at 7 pm and Saturday at 2 and 7 pm in the New London High School Auditorium.

Snow White in the 1970’s

Vaudeville: Schtick With Us

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Vaudeville: Schtick With Us

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Danville High School presents the comedy musical “Vaudeville: Schtick With Us” at 7:30 pm this evening. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students at the door.

Vaudeville: Schtick With Us

Wayland Community Food Packaging

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Wayland Community Food Packaging

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Kids Against Hunger will be hosting a Wayland Community Food Packaging Event today. They are looking for teams of 8 or 10 people to help out in the Wayland City Hall from 8 am to 5pm. Please call Kay Overton at 931-6390.

Wayland Community Food Packaging

Wilson Park Trout Release

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Wilson Park Trout Release

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Wilson Lake of Donnellson has a rainbow and brook trout release at 1 pm. Anglers must be properly licensed.

Wilson Park Trout Release

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Daylight Savings Ends

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Daylight Savings Ends

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Daylight Savings Time Ends, be sure to set your clock back an hour.

Daylight Savings Ends

Finley Potluck & Service

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Finley Potluck & Service

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Finley Chapel United Methodist Church of Wayland celebrates the season with a Sunday School for children and adults at 9:30 am, a worship service at 10:30 am and then a potluck meal to follow. Food and table service will be furnished.

Finley Potluck & Service

Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon

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Goodnight Moon will be presented at the Fairfield Sondheim Center. Show times are Thursday and Friday at 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. It is presented by Two Roads Educational Arts and Theater. The play is based on the popular children’s book and will be a family-friendly production. Tickets are $17 for Zone 1, $15 for Zone 2 and $12 for students. Tickets are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Goodnight Moon

HTC Dinner Theater

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HTC Dinner Theater

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The Holy Trinity Catholic Drama Department presents “John Lennon and Me” at McAleer Hall in Fort Madison. The Dinner Theater has doors opening Saturday at 6 with a turkey dinner and trimmings served at 7 pm and the show to follow. Sunday doors open 3 pm with dinner at 4 pm. Tickets are $14 for adults and $10 for children 6th grade and under. You can reserve tickets by calling 372-2486.

HTC Dinner Theater

Peter Pan

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Peter Pan

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WeACT Youth Theater will present Peter Pan Friday and Saturday at 5:30 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the lower level of the Old Threshers Theater Museum. Tickets can be purchased at the door at tickets.WeACTIowa.com.

Peter Pan

Pianist Jacqueline Schwab

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Pianist Jacqueline Schwab

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Ken Burns’ Pianist Jacqueline Schwab will be in concert at the Fairfield Sondheim Center starting at 7:30 pm. The performance will feature a wide mix of vintage American songs. Tickets are $15, general admission.

Pianist Jacqueline Schwab

St. Alphonsus 150 Anniversary

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St. Alphonsus 150 Anniversary

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St. Alphonsus Church celebrates their 150th anniversary with the theme “Rooted in Faith, Growing in Spirit.” Festivities start at 2 pm and include a mass of thanksgiving, an evening meal, historical information and memorabilia. All events occur on the parish grounds.

St. Alphonsus 150 Anniversary

Women of Faith Soup Supper

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Women of Faith Soup Supper

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The Winfield and surrounding area Women of Faith host their annual Soup Luncheon today at the Winfield United Methodist Church. Serving runs from 11:30 to 12:45. The menu includes several soups, relishes and homemade desserts. The meal is by freewill offering with monies raised going towards scholarships for the Women of Faith conference.

Women of Faith Soup Supper

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