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community blood drive

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community blood drive

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The Salem Community is hosting a community blood drive this afternoon from 3:00 to 6:30 at the Salem Community Center, 201 S. Main. To donate, contact Joyce Laswell at 319-258-2161.

community blood drive

School Announcements

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School Announcements – Mt. Pleasant: All Bands Night at the High School at 7:00p.m.

School Announcements

Weather Spotting Class

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Weather Spotting Class

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A Weather Spotting Class will be held at 6 pm in the new Court Room in Keosauqua. It is sponsored by the Van Buren County Emergency Management Commission.

Weather Spotting Class

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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Dover Meeting

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Dover Meeting

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The Dover Historical Society meets at the Dover Museum at 1:30 pm today.

Dover Meeting

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

School Announcements

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School Announcements – WACO: Parent-Teacher conferences – Central Lee: Science Fair

School Announcements

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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Lasagna Supper

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Lasagna Supper

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The Bonaparte United Church hosts a Free Lasagna Supper from 5 to 6:30 pm at the Church. They are serving the meal to say thank you for your support.

Lasagna Supper

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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Tickets for Mt. Pleasant’s first round game at the Boys State Basketball Tournament will be on sale in the Activities Office at the MPCHS. Cost is $8. By purchasing your ticket here, the Activities Department gets 25 cents for each ticket and that helps defray costs for lodging and meals for the team. Tickets are available the following days:
02/27 3 to 4 pm
02/28 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/01 7:30 to 3:30 pm
03/02 9:30 am to 11 am at Shottenkirk Automotive
03/04 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/05 7:30 am to noon.

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Salem Friends Church is having a Pizza Ranch fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm. They will be clearing tables for tips and will also get a percentage of the sales from the evening. Money raised will go towards a mission trip to Kentucky.

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

School Announcements

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School Announcements – Winfield Mt. Union: Early dismissal at 1:47 – Holy Trinity: Early dismissal and Kindergarten Round-UP.

School Announcements

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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community blood drive

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The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is holding a community blood drive today from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the E3 Center, 1400 E. Washington St. To make an appointment to donate call 800-747-5401.

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community blood drive

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The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is holding a community blood drive today from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the E3 Center, 1400 E. Washington St. To make an appointment to donate call 800-747-5401.

community blood drive

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents Disney’s Aladdin Junior at the Heatilator Center. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. They are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit or at the door.

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

MetroGroup Blood Drive

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MetroGroup Blood Drive

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Alaniz/MetroGroup hosts a Community Blood Drive from 7:30 am to noon and 1 to 5:30 pm. The donor bus will be parked at 1608 East Washington Street in Mt. Pleasant. To donate, contact Mike Owens at 385-7259. Walk-ins are welcome.

MetroGroup Blood Drive

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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Tickets for Mt. Pleasant’s first round game at the Boys State Basketball Tournament will be on sale in the Activities Office at the MPCHS. Cost is $8. By purchasing your ticket here, the Activities Department gets 25 cents for each ticket and that helps defray costs for lodging and meals for the team. Tickets are available the following days:
02/27 3 to 4 pm
02/28 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/01 7:30 to 3:30 pm
03/02 9:30 am to 11 am at Shottenkirk Automotive
03/04 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/05 7:30 am to noon.

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

School Announcements

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School Announcements – New London: Second Annual Science Showcase of Knowledge at Clark Elementary – WACO: Parent-Teacher conferences – Mediapolis: Early dismissal at 1:00 and parent-teacher conferences.

School Announcements

Spring Tour Home Concert

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Spring Tour Home Concert

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The IWC Concert Choir will present its 2013 Spring Tour Home Concert at 11 am in the Chapel Auditorium. The concert follows the annual tour and features a variety of choral music selections. The IWC Broad Street Connection, a vocal jazz ensemble, will also perform and Dr. Joel Brown will perform a piano solo. Admission is free.

Spring Tour Home Concert

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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CL Science Fair

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CL Science Fair

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Central Lee High School Science Fair has judging from 5:45 to 7 pm and public viewing from 7 to 7:30 pm. The awards ceremony starts at 7:30. All events will be in the High School.

CL Science Fair

Danville Community Meal

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Danville Community Meal

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Danville Schools host a Community Meal at the High School from 5 to 7 pm to raise funds for the state tournament. A pep rally will follow.

Danville Community Meal

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents Disney’s Aladdin Junior at the Heatilator Center. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. They are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit or at the door.

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

Fairfield First Friday

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Fairfield First Friday

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Fairfield First Fridays Art Walk focuses on Youth Art. The event runs from 6 to 9:30 pm at the Fairfield Public Library and will showcase art, music, mimes, improv theater, food and more. Students from elementary to high school will participate. There will also be an artist reception from 6 to 9 with appetizers.

Fairfield First Friday

Houghton Fish Fry

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Houghton Fish Fry

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The Houghton Knights of Columbus hosts a Fish Fry from 5 to 8 pm at the Hall. Fish and shrimp dinners are available as is carryout. To place your order, call 469-2641.

Houghton Fish Fry

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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Tickets for Mt. Pleasant’s first round game at the Boys State Basketball Tournament will be on sale in the Activities Office at the MPCHS. Cost is $8. By purchasing your ticket here, the Activities Department gets 25 cents for each ticket and that helps defray costs for lodging and meals for the team. Tickets are available the following days:
02/27 3 to 4 pm
02/28 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/01 7:30 to 3:30 pm
03/02 9:30 am to 11 am at Shottenkirk Automotive
03/04 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/05 7:30 am to noon.

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

Senior Coffee & Tea

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2nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon

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2nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon

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The 2nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon will be held today at Iris City Bowling Alley to raise funds for the Henry County Mentoring Program/Club M. Put together a team of four people to bowl. The cost is $25 per person or $100 per team. The Bowl-A-Thon will run from 1:00 to 4:00 this afternoon. Children, families and everyone young and old are invited. To register please contact Cassie Gerst at the Henry County ISU Extension and Outreach at 319-385-8126.

2nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon

Basketball Fun Day

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Basketball Fun Day

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The 3rd annual Youth Basketball Fun Day is at the Harmony High School. There will be free throw contests, raffle drawings and games played from 9 am to 3 pm. Admission is $1 per person. Proceeds go to the Harmony Youth Basketball Fund.

Basketball Fun Day

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street runs from 7 to 9 am at the Opera House Community Room in Bonaparte. It is hosted by the Jolly Trio 4-H Club. Biscuits and gravy, eggs and sausage will be served.

Breakfast on Main Street

Embury Soup Supper

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Embury Soup Supper

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Embury United Methodist Church of Donnellson hosts a Soup Supper and Bake Sale from 4 to 7 pm. The meal is by freewill donation.

Embury Soup Supper

Maple Syrup Demonstration

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Maple Syrup Demonstration

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A Maple Syrup Demonstration will be held at Oakland Mills Park today from 9 am to noon at the Dorothy Family Maple Syrup Camp. The event is free and open to the public. Come when you can.

Maple Syrup Demonstration

Mattocks Fundraiser

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Mattocks Fundraiser

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A benefit for KILJ’s Bob Mattocks will be held today at 6:01 pm at the WACO High School Gym in Wayland. A chili supper with sides, relishes and desserts will be served followed by an auction. All money raised will go to his medical bills.

Mattocks Fundraiser

MPCS Benefit Auction

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MPCS Benefit Auction

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The 17th annual Mt. Pleasant Christian School Benefit Auction begins at 9:02 am at the Christian School. There will be a live auction, silent basket auction, food, fun, even an opportunity to win a Celebrity Cruise.

MPCS Benefit Auction

New Shanghai Circus

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New Shanghai Circus

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The New Shanghai Circus performs at the Fairfield Sondheim Center tonight at 7:30 pm. Acrobats, aerialists and athletes will present an orchestrated production of Chinese circus arts. Tickets are $27 for Zone 1 and $23 for Zone 2 and are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

New Shanghai Circus

Sportsman’s Dinner

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Sportsman’s Dinner

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Calvary Baptist Church’s 7th annual Sportsman’s Dinner is today. This event is for any outdoor enthusiast of hunting or fishing age. Doors open at 3 pm, dinner is at 6 and the program starts at 7. There will be vendor displays, antler scoring, door prizes and the featured speaker is Captain Ross Crowe of the Northern Memories Guide Service. For information, call Kirk Miller at 391-0233.

Sportsman’s Dinner

Vendor Open House

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Vendor Open House

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Relay for Life team No One Walks Alone will be hosting a Vendor Open House today from 1 to 4 pm at the Fellowship Cup Community Building. Various vendors will be present. Cookies and drinks will be provided.

Vendor Open House

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Bless This Dress

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Bless This Dress

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Bless This Dress Ministry will be held at the Keokuk First Christian Church from 1 to 3 pm. Teens for looking a dress are encouraged to attend. The event is for teens and their families in a financially difficult time. There is no charge for the dresses. Teens should be accompanied by an adult and there is a limit of one dress. To donate a dress or for more information call 572-2617.

Bless This Dress

Danville Sendoff

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Danville Sendoff

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The Send-Off for the Danville Bears at the state basketball tournament will be at 1 pm today.

Danville Sendoff

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Disney’s Aladdin Junior

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Mt. Pleasant Community Theater presents Disney’s Aladdin Junior at the Heatilator Center. Showtimes are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. They are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit or at the door.

Disney’s Aladdin Junior

Youth Art Month Show

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Youth Art Month Show

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The annual Youth Art Month Show for Mt. Pleasant Community Schools opens today at the Henry County Courthouse. Artwork of students from Kindergarten through 12th grade will be on display. The opening reception is from 1 to 3 pm. The exhibit will be on display through March 28th.

Youth Art Month Show

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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Choral Night

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Choral Night

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Almost All Choral Night will be held at the Mt. Pleasant High School from 7 to 9 pm.

Choral Night

Community Blood Drive

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Community Blood Drive

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A Community Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 6:30 pm today in the gym at the E3 Center at 1400 East Washington Street in Mt. Pleasant. To set up an appointment, call 800-747-5401 ext. 1281. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Community Blood Drive

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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Tickets for Mt. Pleasant’s first round game at the Boys State Basketball Tournament will be on sale in the Activities Office at the MPCHS. Cost is $8. By purchasing your ticket here, the Activities Department gets 25 cents for each ticket and that helps defray costs for lodging and meals for the team. Tickets are available the following days:
02/27 3 to 4 pm
02/28 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/01 7:30 to 3:30 pm
03/02 9:30 am to 11 am at Shottenkirk Automotive
03/04 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/05 7:30 am to noon.

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

St. Mary’s Blood Drive

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St. Mary’s Blood Drive

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St. Mary’s of Dodgeville hosts a Community Blood Drive from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the Fellowship Hall in Sperry. For an appointment, call Bob Carr at 985-2347. Walk-ins are welcome.

St. Mary’s Blood Drive

Sunnybrook Program

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Sunnybrook Program

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Sunnybrook of Mt. Pleasant hosts an Iowa Department for the Blind program at 2 pm. There will be information and tools for vision impaired persons.

Sunnybrook Program

WACO K Roundup Meeting

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WACO K Roundup Meeting

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WACO Schools are having a Kindergarten Round-Up Parent Informational Meeting will be held from 5 to 6:30 pm at the Elementary Gym in Crawfordsville. This is a parents only meeting to complete paperwork and receive information. Bring immunization records, birth certificate and a social security number. If you are unable to attend, please call 658-2931 to make alternate arrangements.

WACO K Roundup Meeting

Bingo

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Veteran's Hall
Mt. Pleasant, IA

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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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Bonaparte Ball Signup

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Bonaparte Ball Signup

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Bonaparte Baseball/Softball Signup is from 3:30 to 7:30 pm at the Harmony Elementary School during Parent-Teacher Conferences. This is for ages 4 to 12.

Bonaparte Ball Signup

Brown Bag Lecture

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Brown Bag Lecture

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The IWC Brown Bag Lecture Series begins today with “The Garretson Family: Pioneers, Inventors and Abolitionists.” The Garretson family history will be shared by Cathy Garretson Helman. The lectures start at noon in the International Room of the Chadwick Library. Audience members are encouraged to bring their lunch. The event is free and open to the public.

Brown Bag Lecture

Mepo Fine Arts Festival

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Mepo Fine Arts Festival

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Mediapolis High School and Fine Arts Boosters host a Fine Arts Festival. Doors open at 6 with performances beginning at 6:30. Desserts will be served during intermission. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for K-12 students. Proceeds support the Fine Arts departments.

Mepo Fine Arts Festival

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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The Story Laboratory Book Fair will be held at Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen’s Media Centers. A wide array of books for all age groups will be available for purchase. The fair runs Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 to 3:30, Thursday from 8 to 7:30, Friday from 8 to 11 and Monday from 8 to 11:30.

MP Book Fair

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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MP Tourney Ticket Sales

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Tickets for Mt. Pleasant’s first round game at the Boys State Basketball Tournament will be on sale in the Activities Office at the MPCHS. Cost is $8. By purchasing your ticket here, the Activities Department gets 25 cents for each ticket and that helps defray costs for lodging and meals for the team. Tickets are available the following days:
02/27 3 to 4 pm
02/28 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/01 7:30 to 3:30 pm
03/02 9:30 am to 11 am at Shottenkirk Automotive
03/04 7:30 am to 4 pm
03/05 7:30 am to noon.

MP Tourney Ticket Sales

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

NL Little League Signup

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NL Little League Signup

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New London Little League Baseball Signup for pre-K through 6th grade will be from 6 to 8 pm at the fire station. Any questions, call Brad Helmerson at 367-5368.

NL Little League Signup

WMU Early Out

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WMU Early Out

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Winfield Mt. Union Schools have an early out at 1:47 pm today.

WMU Early Out

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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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 inside the Children’s Programming Room. It’s a fun, 20 minute program that features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote literacy. The program is free, registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

Diabetes Followup Class

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Diabetes Followup Class

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HCHC’s Diabetes Team offers their annual follow-up class tomorrow from 2 to 4 pm in the new Diabetes Education center. This program is open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed the 10-hour diabetes class. Registration is requested by noon today. To do so, call Laura Williams at 385-6518.

Diabetes Followup Class

Farm Financial Issues

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Farm Financial Issues

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The 2013 Farm Financial Issues “Can You Afford 12K Farmland?” will be the topic presented by Roger McEowen. It’s at the Burlington Public Library from 2 to 5:30 pm. It is free and open to the public.

Farm Financial Issues

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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The Story Laboratory Book Fair will be held at Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen’s Media Centers. A wide array of books for all age groups will be available for purchase. The fair runs Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 to 3:30, Thursday from 8 to 7:30, Friday from 8 to 11 and Monday from 8 to 11:30.

MP Book Fair

NL Blood Drive

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NL Blood Drive

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

NL Blood Drive

Preservation Meeting

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The Henry County Historic Preservation meets at the Pizza Ranch Meeting Room at 11:30 am. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Preservation Meeting

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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Bonaparte Ball Signup

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Bonaparte Ball Signup

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Bonaparte Baseball/Softball Signup is from 3:30 to 7:30 pm at the Harmony Elementary School during Parent-Teacher Conferences. This is for ages 4 to 12.

Bonaparte Ball Signup

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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The Story Laboratory Book Fair will be held at Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen’s Media Centers. A wide array of books for all age groups will be available for purchase. The fair runs Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 to 3:30, Thursday from 8 to 7:30, Friday from 8 to 11 and Monday from 8 to 11:30.

MP Book Fair

MP Early Out/Conferences

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MP Early Out/Conferences

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Mt. Pleasant Schools have an early dismissal today. The High School dismisses at 12:30, Elementaries at 12:40 and the Middle School at 12:50. Parent Teacher Conferences run from 1 to 8:30 pm.

MP Early Out/Conferences

MPHS Blood Drive

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MPHS Blood Drive

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The Mt. Pleasant High School Student Council hosts a Blood Drive from 3 to 7 pm in the High School Commons. To set up an appointment, call Mike Wilson at 385-7700.

MPHS Blood Drive

NL Little League Signup

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NL Little League Signup

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New London Little League Baseball Signup for pre-K through 6th grade will be from 6 to 8 pm at the fire station. Any questions, call Brad Helmerson at 367-5368.

NL Little League Signup

WACO Strings Concert

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WACO Strings Concert

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WACO Elementary Strings Recital will be at the Elementary School at 7 pm. It is open to the public free of charge. Donations will be accepted for the Music Boosters.

WACO Strings Concert

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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Artie Shaw Orchestra

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Artie Shaw Orchestra

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The Artie Shaw Orchestra performs at 7:30 tonight at the Sondheim Center. They continue to play many of the original arrangements that made the orchestra popular in the 40’s and 50’s. Tickets are $27 for Zone 1 and $23 for Zone 2 and are available at the ticket office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Artie Shaw Orchestra

James and the Giant Peach

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James and the Giant Peach

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WeAct Youth Theater of Iowa presents James and the Giant Peach Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm. Shows are all at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. For tickets, visit tickets.weactiowa.com.

James and the Giant Peach

MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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The Story Laboratory Book Fair will be held at Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen’s Media Centers. A wide array of books for all age groups will be available for purchase. The fair runs Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 to 3:30, Thursday from 8 to 7:30, Friday from 8 to 11 and Monday from 8 to 11:30.

MP Book Fair

MP P-T Conferences

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MP P-T Conferences

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Mt. Pleasant Schools are not in session today. Parent Teacher Conferences run from 8 am to noon.

MP P-T Conferences

Park & Rec Registration

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Park & Rec Registration

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This is the last day to register for several upcoming Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec programs. That includes youth soccer for 1st through 6th graders, 7th and 8th grade soccer, little dunkers basketball camp and youth volleyball camp. For more information or to register, call the office at 385-1475.

Park & Rec Registration

SCC Art Show

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SCC Art Show

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WIU Art Professor Jan Clough will present her show: Then and Now in the SCC Art Gallery in West Burlington at noon. Refreshments will be provided.

SCC Art Show

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

Senior Coffee & Tea

Van Allen Carnival

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Van Allen Carnival

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The Van Allen Carnival runs from 5:30 to 8 pm in the Van Allen Gym. It is open to the public and for all ages with carnival games and prizes, concessions, a bake sale and both a silent and live auction.

Van Allen Carnival

WP Fish Fry

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WP Fish Fry

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A Fish Fry will be held at the Klub in West Point. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 4 through 12. The meal benefits West Point’s Fourth of July fireworks.

WP Fish Fry

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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Indoor Flea Market

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Indoor Flea Market

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The Winter-Spring Whing-Ding Indoor Flee Market runs from 7 am to 3 pm at the Farmington Community Center. There will be a raffle and door prizes. Multiple vendors will be present. A Trikers and Bikers Breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 am and a Native American Live will be served from 11 am to 2 pm. The event is sponsored by the Farmington Food Pantry.

Indoor Flea Market

James and the Giant Peach

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James and the Giant Peach

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WeAct Youth Theater of Iowa presents James and the Giant Peach Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm. Shows are all at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. For tickets, visit tickets.weactiowa.com.

James and the Giant Peach

Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon

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Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon will be held at Burlington’s Fun City. It will run from 9 am to noon, 1 to 4 pm and 5 to 8 pm. Monies raised will support area Junior Achievements. For more information, call Leslie Corlett at 309-277-3919.

Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon

Lockridge Pancake Supper

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Lockridge Pancake Supper

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Lockridge Lions Club hosts their annual Pancake and Sausage Supper at the Lockridge Community Center from 5:30 to 7 pm. They will also be accepting donations of glasses, hearing aids and cell phones.

Lockridge Pancake Supper

MP Softball Registration

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MP Softball Registration

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Mt. Pleasant Girls Softball Registration is from 9 am to noon in the Van Allen Gym. For more information, go to mpsoftball.com.

MP Softball Registration

NL Veterans Memorial Auction

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NL Veterans Memorial Auction

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New London Veterans Memorial Auction starts at 2 pm today at Woobie’s. There will be food, raffles and fun! Double Play will play from 8 pm to midnight. There is a $5 cover.

NL Veterans Memorial Auction

Pancake Breakfast

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The Round Up For a Cure Relay for Life Team hosts a Pancake Breakfast at Manning Hall from 6 to 10 am. The meal is by freewill donation. During the event there will also be a Bake Sale and they will be selling Pizza Ranch Round Up Cards.

Pancake Breakfast

Salem Soup Supper

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Salem Soup Supper

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Salem Fire and Rescue’s Soup Supper will be held from 5 to 7 pm in the Salem Community Building. The meal is by freewill donation. There will an auction following the dinner. Money raised will go to cover the expense of EMT classes and medical supplies.

Salem Soup Supper

Spring Pet Event

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The Des Moines County Historical Society’s Spring Pet Event runs from 10 am to 2 pm at the Burlington Hy-Vee. Pets will be available for adoption and merchandise will be available for purchase. Microchipping is available for $20.

Spring Pet Event

Tree Trimming Workshop

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Tree Trimming Workshop

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Columbus Junction Trees Forever and Louisa County Master Gardeners will host a Tree Trimming Basic Tree Care Workshop from 9 to 11 am at the Louisa County Fairgrounds in Columbus Junction. There is no cost to attend. Come dressed to be outside and meet outside of the Fair Office. For more information, call 523-2371.

Tree Trimming Workshop

VFW Dinner

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The New London VFW hosts a Catfish and Chicken Dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Catfish is $9.50, Chicken $7 or $8 all white. Dinner includes a roll and choice of two sides.

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Artist Reception

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Artist Reception

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An Artist Reception for Gordon Kellenberger will be from 2 to 4 pm at the Burlington Art Center. The artist’s presentation begins at 2:30 pm.

Artist Reception

Bel Canto Concert

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Bel Canto Concert

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The Bel Canto Spring concert will be held at 3 pm today at the Capitol Theater in Burlington. Admission is $4 in advance and $5 at the door. Children through college $1 in advance, $2 at the door. Tickets are available at Weird Harold’s, the Iowa Store, from chorale members or at the door.

Bel Canto Concert

Cradle of Hope Fundraiser

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Cradle of Hope Fundraiser

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Cradle of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center hosts an Open House and Fundraiser today from noon to 3 pm at the E3 Center. Sandwiches, chips and a drink will be served for $7. There will be a live auction for desserts and baked goods and a silent auction of gift baskets and donated items. The public is invited to view the newly expanded facility. Money raised helps teenagers and women in southeast Iowa.

Cradle of Hope Fundraiser

Daylight Savings Time

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Daylight Savings Time

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Daylight Savings Time begins. Make sure to set your clock ahead an hour.

Daylight Savings Time

Eagle Riders Breakfast

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Eagle Riders Breakfast

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Eagle Riders Breakfast runs from 8 to 11 am at the Burlington Eagles Club. The all you can breakfast is buffet style. Adults eat for $7, children 10 and under for $5. The meal benefits the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Reserve.

Eagle Riders Breakfast

Farmington Bingo

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Farmington Bingo

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Farmington Center Community Bingo will be held at 1 pm today. For more information, call 520-5226.

Farmington Bingo

Grace Friends Fundraiser

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Grace Friends Fundraiser

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Grace Friends Church hosts a fundraiser today. Indian artifacts are available for viewing starting at 11:30. A Native American dinner starts at 5:30 pm and includes fry bread, tacos, corn soup and pudding. Both of these events are by freewill donation with funds going towards taxes and mission work. Then at 6:30, guests Deneen and Juan Ahumada of the Mesquakie tribe and Friends Mission will speak. A freewill offering will be taken for the mission.

Grace Friends Fundraiser

James and the Giant Peach

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James and the Giant Peach

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WeAct Youth Theater of Iowa presents James and the Giant Peach Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm. Shows are all at the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. For tickets, visit tickets.weactiowa.com.

James and the Giant Peach

Porky Pig Bingo

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Porky Pig Bingo

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St. Boniface Church of Farmington hosts Porky Pig Bingo at 12:30 pm. It is hosted by the National Catholic Youth Conference students. Lunch is from 11:30 to 12:30.

Porky Pig Bingo

Second Sunday Performance

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Second Sunday Performance

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Second Sunday Performance featuring local artists will be held at the Des Moines County Heritage Center at 3 pm. Admission is $5 and light refreshments will be served.

Second Sunday Performance

Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

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Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Franklin holds a Soup and Sandwich Luncheon from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room. Several soups, beefburgers, chicken sandwiches, desserts and a drink will be served. The meal is by freewill donation. The public is welcome.

Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

Taco Pile-Up

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Taco Pile-Up

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The Wayland Mennonite Youth Group hosts a Taco Pile-Up Meal following church services today. The event offers all you can eat tacos starting at 11:30 am. Proceeds go towards a Phoenix summer convention.

Taco Pile-Up

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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MP Book Fair

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MP Book Fair

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The Story Laboratory Book Fair will be held at Harlan, Lincoln, Salem and Van Allen’s Media Centers. A wide array of books for all age groups will be available for purchase. The fair runs Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 to 3:30, Thursday from 8 to 7:30, Friday from 8 to 11 and Monday from 8 to 11:30.

MP Book Fair

WMU No School

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WMU No School

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Winfield-Mt. Union Schools are not in session for a Professional Development Day.

WMU 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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Brown Bag Lecture

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Brown Bag Lecture

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The IWC Brown Bag Lecture Series continues today with “Religion and the Civil War.” Pastor Larry Mitchell will provide an overview on evangelicalism, revivalism, abolition and more that led to the Civil War. The lecture starts at noon in the International Room of the Chadwick Library. Audience members are encouraged to bring their lunch. The event is free and open to the public.

Brown Bag Lecture

DM Co. Town Hall Meeting

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DM Co. Town Hall Meeting

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The Des Moines County Historical Society hosts a Town Hall Meeting at 7 pm in the Burlington Public Library. The program is entitled “Stories Untold: Preserving the Old Danville Cemetery” and will be presented by Joy Conwell. Conwell is discuss the ongoing efforts of research, recovery and restoration of the cemetery. Town meetings are free and open to the public.

DM Co. Town Hall Meeting

Fruits and Vegetables: We All Need More

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Fruits and Vegetables: We All Need More

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“Fruits and Vegetables: We All Need More” will be presented by HCHC Dietician Elise Klophenstein at 9:30 am at the REC Center. Learn why humans need fruit and vegetables, how much and which ones.

Fruits and Vegetables: We All Need More

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

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

Music Boosters

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters meet at 7 pm this evening in the High School Music Room.

Music Boosters

NL K Parents Night

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NL K Parents Night

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A Kindergarten Parent’s Night for New London Schools will be held at the Elementary School tonight at 7 pm. If you have a child who will be 5 years old on September 15th, contact Brenda Snyder at 367-0507 ext. 300.

NL K Parents Night

Twelfth Night

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Twelfth Night will be performed at 7:30 tonight in the IWC Chapel Auditorium by the American Shakespeare Center. Doors open at 7 pm and there will be live acoustic music and a pre-show speech by the cast. The free show is open to the public.

Twelfth Night

WMU Blood Drive

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WMU Blood Drive

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Winfield-Mt. Union High School National Honor Society hosts a Blood Drive from 1 to 6 pm in the Small Gym in Winfield today. To set up an appointment, call Cindy Riley at 257-7701. Walk-ins are welcome.

WMU Blood Drive

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 has a closed meeting tonight at 7 pm at the basement of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.

Alcoholic Anonymous

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Ag Appreciation Breakfast

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Ag Appreciation Breakfast

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The 2013 Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast runs March 18th from 7:30 to 10 am at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. Everyone in the agriculture industry is invited. Breakfast will start at 7:30 and there will be guest speakers at 8 am. Reservations are requested. To RSVP, call the Lee County Extension Office at 835-5116 by today.

Ag Appreciation Breakfast

Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five heads to Rodeway Inn. The Midwest Old Threshers Reunion is hosting the event and they will announce their entertainment for the 2013 Reunion. heads to Rodeway Inn. The Midwest Old Threshers Reunion is hosting the event and they will announce their entertainment for the 2013 Reunion.

Alive After Five

Christ in Passover

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Christ in Passover

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Sarah Ascher of Jews for Jesus presents “Christ in Passover” at the First united Methodist Church at 6:30 pm. She will discuss what the Jewish Passover and Jesus’ last supper have in common.

Christ in Passover

Delta Kappa Gamma

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Delta Kappa Gamma

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Delta Kappa Gamma meets at 5 pm at Jerry’s Restaurant. There will be a meeting and then a swap meet. Members are to bring fun items to swap.

Delta Kappa Gamma

Delta Kappa Gamma

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Delta Kappa Gamma

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Delta Kappa Gamma meets at 5 pm at Jerry’s Restaurant. There will be a meeting and then a swap meet. Members are to bring fun items to swap.

Delta Kappa Gamma

Donnellson Blood Drive

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Donnellson Blood Drive

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Donnellson hosts a Community Blood Drive from 3 to 6 pm at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Donnellson Blood Drive

H20 Fundraiser

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H20 Fundraiser

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H20 – Help to Others – hosts a Pizza Ranch Fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm. They will be busing tables for tips and will receive a portion of sales from the evening.

H20 Fundraiser

HTC Blood Drive

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HTC Blood Drive

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Holy Trinity School hosts a Blood Drive from 8 to 11 am at the Gym in fort Madison today. For an appointment, call Gail Kunch at 372-2486. Walk-ins are welcome.

HTC Blood Drive

Loebsack Staff Office Hours

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Loebsack Staff Office Hours

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Congressman Dave Loebsack staff member Jared Hershberger will be at the Fairfield Convention Center from 2 to 3 pm this afternoon. Constituents are urged to attend and discuss their issues and concerns.

Loebsack Staff Office Hours

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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Author AJ Jacobs Presentations

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Author AJ Jacobs Presentations

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Bestselling author A.J. Jacobs presents two speeches at IWC today. The first is at 11 am with “Fake It ‘Til You Make It: The Power of Pretending to be a Better Person.” Then at 7 pm, he will speak on “The Year of Living Biblically.” There will be a reception and book-signing following the evening presentation. Both programs are free and open to the public.

Author AJ Jacobs Presentations

Career Readiness Certification

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Career Readiness Certification

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W-MU and IowaWORKS offer the National Career Readiness Certification assessment. It is offered to all Iowa residents free of charge at 5:30 pm at the W-MU School Library.

Career Readiness Certification

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

MP 5 & 6 Chorus Festival

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MP 5 & 6 Chorus Festival

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Mt. Pleasant School’s 4th and 5th Grade Chorus Festival will be held at the High School at 7 pm.

MP 5 & 6 Chorus Festival

MP Honor Society Induction

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MP Honor Society Induction

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The Mt. Pleasant High School National Honor Society Induction starts at 7 this evening at the Heatilator Center.

MP Honor Society Induction

MP Water Shutoff

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MP Water Shutoff

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Mt. Pleasant Utilities will shut off water today from 8:30 am to approximately 3 pm to fix a broken water valve. Affected areas are: South Walnut from East Washington to East Webster, East Webster from South Walnut to South Corkhill and East Clay from South Walnut to South Locust.

MP Water Shutoff

MS Lions Bingo

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MS Lions Bingo

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Morning Sun Lions’ Bingo Night is in the Morning Sun School Lunch Room. Dinner will be served at 6 pm with Bingo starting at 6:30.

MS Lions Bingo

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Community Blood Drive

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Community Blood Drive

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A Community Blood Drive will be held from 8:30 to 1:30 today at the E3 Center Gym in Mt. Pleasant. To set up an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

Community Blood Drive

Ducks Unlimited Banquet

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Ducks Unlimited Banquet

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The Ducks Unlimited Banquet will be at 6 pm this evening at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club. Cost is $20 and there will be a raffle and games.

Ducks Unlimited Banquet

Fish Fry

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Fish Fry

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A Lenten Fish Fry will be held at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 5 to 8 pm. Catfish or shrimp dinners are available with two sides.

Fish Fry

HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC Blood Drive

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A Community Blood Drive for HCHC will be held at the E3 Center in Mt. Pleasant from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

HCHC Blood Drive

MPCS Soup Supper

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MPCS Soup Supper

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A Soup Supper and Athletic Awards Night will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Christian School starting at 5:30 pm.

MPCS Soup Supper

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma

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The New London High School Vocal Music Department presents “Oklahoma” in the High School Auditorium tonight. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.

Oklahoma

Rummage Sale

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Rummage Sale

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The Holy Family Parish Annual Rummage Sale is Friday from 4 to 6 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon at the Rolling Hall in Fort Madison. There will be a bag sale that day from noon to 2 pm. All proceeds benefit local charities.

Rummage Sale

Salem School Carnival

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Salem School Carnival

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The Salem School Carnival runs from 5:30 to 8 pm. Students can vote for a staff member to get slimed and win a chance to be the person to slime them. Many games will be played, there will be a salon with various treatments and the O.T. Gun Slingers will be there. There will also be a silent and live auction.

Salem School Carnival

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

Senior Coffee & Tea

Supplies Collection Deadline

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Supplies Collection Deadline

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This is the last day to drop of items for care packages that are being collected by MPHS Silver Cord Students. The care packages will go to the 833rd Company out of Ottumwa currently serving in Afghanistan. Items will be accepted through today at the MPHS Office. For a list of items, go to kilj.com’s news section.

Supplies Collection Deadline

Witte Observatory Opening

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Witte Observatory Opening

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Witte Observatory at the Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry has their spring opening at 7 pm.

Witte Observatory Opening

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34 Raceway Kickoff

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34 Raceway Kickoff

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34 Raceway’s 2013 Season Kickoff and Car Show is this weekend. Cars will be on display during mall hours.

34 Raceway Kickoff

4H Bake Sale

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4H Bake Sale

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The 3rd annual 4H Bake Sale is from 9 to 11 am at the Winfield VFW. There will be homemade pies, cakes, cookies, bars, mixes and more. Proceeds send 4Hers to camp, fund activities and purchase supplies.

4H Bake Sale

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Conesville Fish & Chicken Fry

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Conesville Fish & Chicken Fry

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The Conesville Fire Department’s annual Fish and Chicken Fry is from 5 to 8 pm at the Fire Station. The public is invited and proceeds go to the fire department.

Conesville Fish & Chicken Fry

HC Democrat Off-Year Caucus

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HC Democrat Off-Year Caucus

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The Henry County Democratic Party Off-Year Census will be held from 1 to 4 pm at the Salem Crew Public Library. County party organization and election results will be discussed and State Senator Rich Taylor will speak. This is free and open to the public.

HC Democrat Off-Year Caucus

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

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Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

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A Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be served from 6 to 11 am at the Mt. Pleasant First United Methodist Church. The meal is by freewill donation.

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

MP Softball Registration

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MP Softball Registration

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Mt. Pleasant Girls Softball Registration is from 9 am to noon in the Van Allen Gym. For more information, go to mpsoftball.com.

MP Softball Registration

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma

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The New London High School Vocal Music Department presents “Oklahoma” in the High School Auditorium tonight. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.

Oklahoma

Pancake Supper

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Pancake Supper

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Hillsboro Fire and Rescue hosts a Pancake and Sausage Supper at the Hillsboro Community Center. Food will be served from 5 to 7 pm and Bingo will be from 7 to 9 pm. The meal is by freewill offering.

Pancake Supper

Rummage Sale

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Rummage Sale

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The Holy Family Parish Annual Rummage Sale is Friday from 4 to 6 pm and Saturday from 8 am to noon at the Rolling Hall in Fort Madison. There will be a bag sale that day from noon to 2 pm. All proceeds benefit local charities.

Rummage Sale

Shamrock Shuffle Run/Walk

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Shamrock Shuffle Run/Walk

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The Shamrock Shuffle Run/Walk is at 10 am this morning at Crapo Park. For more information call 208-0041.

Shamrock Shuffle Run/Walk

Spaghetti Supper

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Spaghetti Supper

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A Spaghetti Supper will be served starting at 5 pm at the Presbyterian Church on South Walnut Street. Spaghetti, salad, dessert, garlic bread and a drink is $8, children 10 and under are $3.50. There will also be a silent auction. Proceeds go to the Iris City CB Club and the Presbyterian Youth Group Heifer Project.

Spaghetti Supper

St. Patrick’s Parade

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St. Patrick’s Parade

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A St. Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 3 pm in Morning Sun. There will be bagpipers, floats and more. A meal will follow in the Community Building.

St. Patrick’s Parade

Taco Supper

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Taco Supper

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The 25th annual Taco Supper sponsored by the Oakville UMW Promise Circle will be held from 5 to 7:30 pm in the Oakville Community Building. Tacos, taco baskets, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be served. The meal is by freewill donation.

Taco Supper

Wild Game Sampler & Auction

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Wild Game Sampler & Auction

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The 4-H Shooting Sports 5th annual Wild Game Sampler and Auction will be held at Roberts Memorial Building in Keosauqua. Dinner will be served at 5 by freewill donation. The auction begins at 7. There will be a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, a bake sale and games.

Wild Game Sampler & Auction

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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34 Raceway Kickoff

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34 Raceway Kickoff

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34 Raceway’s 2013 Season Kickoff and Car Show is this weekend. Cars will be on display during mall hours.

34 Raceway Kickoff

Blainie’s Carpet Barn

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Blainie’s Carpet Barn

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The Winfield Historical Society presents “Blainie’s Carpet Barn” at 2 pm in the Veterans Building. Peter Gorham will speak about becoming his father’s father, which many will face with their aging parents as well as his experiences visiting Winfield in the 50’s and 60’s. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.

Blainie’s Carpet Barn

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Lebanon Spaghetti Supper

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Lebanon Spaghetti Supper

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The Lebanon United Methodist Church hosts a Spaghetti Supper beginning at 4:30 this afternoon. The meal is by freewill donation.

Lebanon Spaghetti Supper

Polishville Dance

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Polishville Dance

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Polishville Community Center hosts a dance tonight from 6 to 9 pm. Food sales begin at 4:30 pm.

Polishville Dance

SE IA Band Spring Concert

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SE IA Band Spring Concert

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The Southeast Iowa Band presents their Spring Concert at 7:30 pm in the Fairfield Sondheim Center. There will be a variety of musical selections and the band includes musicians from throughout the region. Admission is $10.

SE IA Band Spring Concert

Soup Luncheon

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Soup Luncheon

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The Winfield Presbyterian Church hosts a Soup Luncheon at 11:30 am with four soup selections. There will also be homemade rolls, relishes and desserts. The public is invited to this freewill dinner.

Soup Luncheon

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dance Club hosts a dance today from 2 to 4:30 pm at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Callers will be Syl Handly and Carl Ohrt.

Square Dance

St. Patrick’s Day Festival

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The annual Shrine of St. Patrick St. Patrick’s Day Festival is in St. Patrick, Missouri today. Coffee and donuts are at 9 am and registration for the 5K run is from 9 to 9:45 am with the running starting at 10. Irish-American songs will be performed at 9:30 and at 10 Bingo starts. Tours of the church and museums will be held from 10:30 to 2:30. A roast beef and ham dinner will be from 11:30 to 2:30 at a cost of $9 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12. A conclusion of Novena and Catholic mass begins at 3 pm.

St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Yarmouth Soup Supper

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Yarmouth Soup Supper

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The Yarmouth Firemens Soup Supper will be held from 4 to 8 pm at the Yarmouth School.

Yarmouth 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

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Ag Week $1 Breakfast

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Ag Week $1 Breakfast

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In honor of National Agriculture Week, Henry County Farm Bureau invites the public to the Mt. Pleasant Hy-Vee from 6 to 9 am to enjoy a $6 breakfast for $1. This showcases how farmers earn just 15.8 centers for every dollar spent on food.

Ag Week $1 Breakfast

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

HCHC Diabetes Class

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HCHC Diabetes Class

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This is the last day to register for HCHC’s Diabetes Education Classes. They will be held March 19th from 8 am to 12:30 pm and March 26th from 8 to 11:30 am. The two day program is open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes. Classes will be held in the new Diabetes Education Center in Suite 24. For more information or to signup, call 385-6518.

HCHC Diabetes Class

WACO Kindergarten Roundup

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WACO Kindergarten Roundup

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WACO Elementary conducts their Kindergarten Roundup today from 8:15 to 11 am or 11:45 am to 2:30 pm. If you missed the recent Parent Meeting, please call 658-2931. This year’s Kindergarten students will not be attending.

WACO Kindergarten Roundup

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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Brown Bag Lecture

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Brown Bag Lecture

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The IWC Brown Bag Lecture Series continues today with “The Impact of Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Life Among the Lowly.” Joy Conwell presents the history and impact of the novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” The lecture starts at noon in the International Room of the Chadwick Library. Audience members are encouraged to bring their lunch. The event is free and open to the public.

Brown Bag Lecture

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

MPCS Science Fair

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MPCS Science Fair

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Mt. Pleasant Christian School has their Science Fair today.

MPCS Science Fair

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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

NL Post Prom Fundraiser

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NL Post Prom Fundraiser

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New London Post Prom hosts a fundraiser at Mt. Pleasant’s Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8 pm. They will be busing tables for tips and will receive a portion of the proceeds of the night.

NL Post Prom Fundraiser

The Water Coolers

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The Water Coolers

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The Water Coolers take the stage at 7:30 this evening at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium for Civic Music. It brings music and comedy to celebrate everyday life.

The Water Coolers

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 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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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 inside the Children’s Programming Room. It’s a fun, 20 minute program that features flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays to promote literacy. The program is free, registration is not required.

Baby Lap Sit

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Jared Hersherger, district representative from Congressmen Dave Loebsack will be holding office hours today. He will be at the Washington Chamber of Commerce from 10 am to noon and at Mt. Pleasant City Hall from 2 to 3pm. The public is encouraged to attend and share their thoughts and concerns.

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

Mackay Blood Drive

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Mackay Blood Drive

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MackayMitchell Envelope hosts a Community Blood Drive from 1 to 5:30 pm in the Mobile Donor Bus in the parking lot. For appointments, call Duane Blint at 385-9061. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Mackay Blood Drive

Pre-Diabetes Class

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HCHC’s Diabetes Education Center offers a Pre-Diabetes Class from noon to 1 pm tomorrow in their new center. At-risk individuals learn how to reverse habits that lead to diabetes. Please register b y noon today by calling 385-6518. There is no fee for this class.

Pre-Diabetes Class

Sunnybrook Programs

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Sunnybrook of Mt. Pleasant hosts a series of events today. There is a free lunch at 11:30. Bingo begins at 1:15 and then at 2:30 pm the Hitmen provide country music.

Sunnybrook Programs

WACO Blood Drive

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WACO High School National Honor Society hosts a Community Blood Drive from 8 am to 12:30 pm at the Gym in Wayland. Appointments can be made by calling Dianna Herzinger at 256-6200. Walk-ins are also welcome.

WACO Blood Drive

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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AMP Dinner & Movie

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AMP Dinner & Movie

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AMP, the young professionals group of the Mt. Pleasant Chamber, meets for dinner and a movie tonight. Dinner and drinks start at 6 pm at Bamboo Express and then there will be a movie at Main Street Cinemas. For more information, email mountpleasantamp@gmail.com.

AMP Dinner & Movie

Beef & Noodle Supper

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A beef and noodle supper will be tonight from 4:30 to 7 pm at the West Burlington United Methodist Church. Cost is $7 or $3 for children 10 and under.

Beef & Noodle Supper

Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

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Jared Hersherger, district representative from Congressmen Dave Loebsack will be holding office hours today. He will be at the Muscatine City Hall from 10 am to noon and at Columbus Junction City Hall from 2 to 3pm. The public is encouraged to attend and share their thoughts and concerns.

Loebsack Rep. Office Hours

Our Special Kids

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Our Special Kids Southeast Iowa hosts a Spring Kick-Off at 6:30 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Pizza Hut. This support group is for parents and kids with special needs to network, share information, support and encouragement. The group is open to any age or disability. A representative from the Burlington Autism Walk will be sharing information. For more information on the group call Melanie Patton at 931-5648.

Our Special Kids

Sunnybrook Senior Meeting

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Sunnybrook Senior Meeting

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The 5 Factors: Building and Keeping Health will be topic of a Senior Meeting at Sunnybrook Senior Living. The event starts at 2 and is free and open to the public.

Sunnybrook Senior Meeting

The Music Man

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The Music Man

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Mediapolis Community Theater presents “The Music Man” Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults for $5 for high school students and younger. For tickets, call 985-2263.

The Music Man

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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2.5 Gallons Screening

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2.5 Gallons Screening

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“2.5 Gallons” is a short documentary produced by the Iowa United Nations Association that shows the experiences of IWC students who had limited water for five days. The screening will be at 6 pm at Main Street Cinemas. It is free and open to the public with freewill donations accepted to benefit global safe water.

2.5 Gallons Screening

Book & Bake Sale

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Book & Bake Sale

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The Keosauqua Public Library’s annual Book and Bake Sale is today. It runs Friday from 1 to 5 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm with items by freewill donation.

Book & Bake Sale

CL Kindergarten Roundup

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CL Kindergarten Roundup

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Central Lee Schools are having Kindergarten Roundup for 5 year olds on March 26th, 27th and 28th. There will also be Early Childhood Screenings for 3 and 4 year olds on March 25th. If you will enroll your child at Central Lee for Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten of Kindergarten, please make an appointment for these free services. Appointments are necessary and this is the deadline to make the appointment. Make on by calling 835-5139.

CL Kindergarten Roundup

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Danville Dinner Theater

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Danville Dinner Theater

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Danville High School presents a dinner theater Disney themed program at 6:30 pm at the school. Tickets are $15. To reserve tables, call 576-1112.

Danville Dinner Theater

Music Under the Watertower

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Music Under the Watertower

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Dirty Bourbon River Show performs for Music Under the Watertower tonight at 8 am at the Donnellson American Legion. $10 is the suggested donation.

Music Under the Watertower

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

Senior Coffee & Tea

St. Paul’s Luncheon

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Donnellson hosts a Soup and Sandwich Luncheon from 11 am to 1 pm at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. Sandwiches, soups, desserts and more will be served. The meal is by freewill donation with everyone welcome. There will also be a silent auction.

St. Paul’s Luncheon

The Music Man

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The Music Man

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Mediapolis Community Theater presents “The Music Man” Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults for $5 for high school students and younger. For tickets, call 985-2263.

The Music Man

Yakov Smirnoff

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Yakov Smirnoff

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Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff performs during his Happily Ever After Tour at the Fairfield Sondheim Center tonight. Showtime is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 and are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Yakov Smirnoff

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Beaster Bunny 5K

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Beaster Bunny 5K

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Team Beast hosts their 2nd annual Beaster Bunny 5K at the Burlington RecPlex. Registration is from 7 to 7:45. The Kids Race and Easter Egg Hunt is at 8 am and the race/walk begins at 8:30 with awards at 9:30. Cost is $25. For more information visit teambeast.org. Proceeds benefit youth programs.

Beaster Bunny 5K

Bonaparte Easter Picture Event

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Bonaparte Easter Picture Event

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The Bonaparte Independence Day Committee hosts an Easter Picture and Vendor Event at the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte from 9 am to 5 pm. A variety of vendors will be set up and a professional photographer will be set up to take pictures of kids with bunnies and chicks from 1 to 5 pm.

Bonaparte Easter Picture Event

Book & Bake Sale

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Book & Bake Sale

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The Keosauqua Public Library’s annual Book and Bake Sale is today. It runs Friday from 1 to 5 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm with items by freewill donation.

Book & Bake Sale

Burlington Egg Hunt

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Burlington Egg Hunt

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Easter Egg Hunts will be held in South Hill Park in Burlington starting at 11 am. Hunts will be divided by age group. The event includes two bicycle giveaways.

Burlington Egg Hunt

Chamber Governmental Forums

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Chamber Governmental Forums

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The Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance Government Affairs Committee is once again affording Henry County residents the opportunity to share their views with state lawmakers at a series of public forums during the Iowa legislative session. The monthly forums will be held from 8:30 to 10:00a.m. beginning this morning and continuing on the fourth Saturday of February, March and April. The forums will take place in the International Room of Chadwick Library at Iowa Wesleyan College.

Chamber Governmental Forums

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Danville Dinner Theater

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Danville Dinner Theater

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Danville High School presents a dinner theater Disney themed program at 6:30 pm at the school. Tickets are $15. To reserve tables, call 576-1112.

Danville Dinner Theater

Easter Egg Hunt

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Easter Egg Hunt

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An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Indian Lake Park in Farmington. Register for prizes at 11 am at the Stone Lodge and the hunt begins at 11:30. There are age groups up to 10 years old.

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Eggstravaganza

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Easter Eggstravaganza

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Main Street’s Easter Eggstravaganza will be held in Central Park today. The Egg Hunt begins at 2 pm with games to follow. This is open to children toddlers to fifth grade.

Easter Eggstravaganza

Mepo Easter Egg Hunt

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Mepo Easter Egg Hunt

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The Mediapolis Business Club’s annual Easter Egg Hunt begins at 10 am at Cartwright Park. Prizes will be awarded to the three age categories and the Easter Bunny will be there.

Mepo Easter Egg Hunt

Mother-Son Bowling Party

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Mother-Son Bowling Party

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The 2nd annual Mother-Son Bowling Party will be held at the Iris City Bowling Center today. Times are 3:30, 5 and 7 pm. Enjoy bowling, games, prizes, crafts, raffles and snacks. Advance tickets are $10 or $12 at the door. Tickets are available at Mt. Pleasant Tire or Brown’s Shoe Fit. The event is sponsored by Henry County Relay for Life.Tire or Brown’s Shoe Fit. The event is sponsored by Henry County Relay for Life.

Mother-Son Bowling Party

MS Vendor Blender

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MS Vendor Blender

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Morning Sun PTO hosts a Vendor Blender in the Morning Sun School Gym from 9 am to 2 pm. Various vendors will be selling their wares and the Morning Sun Youth League will sell food throughout the day. Money raised goes to the PTO Playground Project.

MS Vendor Blender

NL Nursing Egg Hunt

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NL Nursing Egg Hunt

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New London Nursing and Rehab hosts their annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 am. There are several age groups and prizes will be given out. There will also be face painting and a coloring contest.

NL Nursing Egg Hunt

NLCCC Easter Bunny Breakfast

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NLCCC Easter Bunny Breakfast

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The 5th annual New London Community Child Care Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast will be held at the NLCCC from 7 to 10 am. Pancakes, sausage, eggs and beverages will be served and you can get pictures with the Easter Bunny. Proceeds benefit the center.

NLCCC Easter Bunny Breakfast

SEISO Spring Concert

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SEISO Spring Concert

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra presents their 62nd season Spring Concerts. A performance will be held Saturday at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium and Sunday at 3 pm at the St. John’s Auditorium and at 7:30 pm at IWC Chapel Auditorium. Entrance is by season ticket or tickets are available for purchase at the door.

SEISO Spring Concert

Shottenkirk Easter Extravaganza

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Shottenkirk Easter Extravaganza

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Shottenkirk’s Easter Extravaganza will be held from 8 am to noon. A pancake breakfast will be served throughout the morning. This fundraiser by 4H Club “Cooking 101” will offer fresh pancakes with seven flavors. They are cooked to order. There will also be sausage, bacon, fruit and juices. There will be two Egg Hunts. Ages 0 to 5 will be at 9 am and age 6 to 11 at 9:30. There will be 1000 eggs filled with gifts and prizes. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be from 8:30 to 10:30 and there will be activities including an egg coloring contest, Bean bag toss and tricycle track.

Shottenkirk Easter Extravaganza

The Music Man

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The Music Man

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Mediapolis Community Theater presents “The Music Man” Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults for $5 for high school students and younger. For tickets, call 985-2263.

The Music Man

Walt Whitman’s Lincoln

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Walt Whitman’s Lincoln

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“Walt Whitman’s Lincoln: An Evening of Whitman’s Memories of the Civil War and Our Greatest President” will be presented at 7:45 pm at the SCC Little Theater in West Burlington. Admission is free and there will be refreshments following the event.

Walt Whitman’s Lincoln

Wayland Pancake Supper

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Wayland Pancake Supper

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Wayland Fire and Rescue hosts a Pancake Supper with serving starting at 5:30 pm. A throw will be raffled off at 6:30. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.

Wayland Pancake Supper

Winfield Family Night

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Winfield Family Night

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The Winfield Betterment Group sponsors Family Fun Night at 7:30 pm in the WMU School Gym. The movie “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” will be shown and the concession stand will be open. This is a free family event.

Winfield Family Night

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Bob Zaney Comedy Show

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Bob Zaney Comedy Show

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One Man, Two Chicks and a Bay-bee come to the Fairfield Sondheim Center at 7 pm. The show features comedians Bob Zany, Donnie Baker and Keith West. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Bob Zaney Comedy Show

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Farmington Bingo

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Farmington Bingo

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Farmington Center Community Bingo will be held at 1 pm today. For more information, call 520-5226.

Farmington Bingo

NL Palm Sunday Dinner

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NL Palm Sunday Dinner

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The New London Presbyterian Church serves their annual Palm Sunday Dinner at 11:45 am. The dinner consists of roast beef, party potatoes, green beans, salads, rolls and a dessert. The meal is by freewill offering with proceeds benefiting their Kids Against Hunger campaign. The public is welcome.

NL Palm Sunday Dinner

Palm Sunday Breakfast

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Palm Sunday Breakfast

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Finley Chapel United Methodist Church of Wayland hosts a Palm Sunday Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 am. Breakfast will be eggs, sausage, hashbrowns and homemade pastries. The meal is by freewill donation. The public is welcome.

Palm Sunday Breakfast

Riverside Pancake Breakfast

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Riverside Pancake Breakfast

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The Riverside Volunteer Fire Department holds a Pancake Breakfast at the Riverside Fire Station from 7 am to 1 pm. Adults cost $5, children age 6 to 12 $3 and kids under 5 are free.

Riverside Pancake Breakfast

SEISO Spring Concert

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SEISO Spring Concert

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The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra presents their 62nd season Spring Concerts. A performance will be held Saturday at 7:30 pm at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium and Sunday at 3 pm at the St. John’s Auditorium and at 7:30 pm at IWC Chapel Auditorium. Entrance is by season ticket or tickets are available for purchase at the door.

SEISO Spring Concert

The Music Man

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The Music Man

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Mediapolis Community Theater presents “The Music Man” Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults for $5 for high school students and younger. For tickets, call 985-2263.

The Music Man

Winfield Easter Cantata

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Winfield Easter Cantata

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Winfield Area Singers present their annual Easter Cantata Sunday at 3 pm and Friday at 7 pm at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. Free refreshments and fellowship will follow.

Winfield Easter Cantata

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

HCHC Blood Drive

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HCHC Blood Drive

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A Community Blood Drive for HCHC will be held at the E3 Center in Mt. Pleasant from 2 to 6:30 pm. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

HCHC Blood Drive

Healthy Lifestyles Conference

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Healthy Lifestyles Conference

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This is the last day to register for the Healthy Lifestyles Conference to be held April 3rd from 8 am to 4:30 pm in the Burlington Comfort Suites. Speakers will discuss health and obesity issues and there will be breakout sessions. Cost is $75 or $25 for students and that includes lunch, a beverage break and materials. To register, call 753-0193.

Healthy Lifestyles Conference

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth & Home Blood Drive

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Hearth and Home Technologies hosts a Community Blood Drive from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Training Center. For donations, call Carrie Wymore at 986-4592. Walk-ins are welcome.

Hearth & Home Blood Drive

Lincoln Blood Drive

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Lincoln Blood Drive

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Lincoln Elementary hosts a Blood Drive from 2:30 to 6 pm at the Gymnasium today. For an appointment, call Leann Cashman at 372-2896. Walk-ins are welcome.

Lincoln Blood Drive

Women of Wesleyan

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Women of Wesleyan

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Women of Wesleyan Day events will be held on campus. A Lunch and Learn “Education: a Right or Privilege? How Gender Shapes Access to Education” will be held in the International Room at the Chadwick Library starting at noon. It is free and open to the public. Freewill donations will be accepted for the Moms in Need of Assistance Program. It’s also Denim Day, wear denim to promote ending sexual assault. Take Back the Night starts at 7:30 pm outside of the ST Hall. Students will march to Central Park and read stories from “Break the Silence to Cease the Violence.”

Women of Wesleyan

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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Brown Bag Lecture

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Brown Bag Lecture

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The IWC Brown Bag Lecture Series continues today with “The Union Block: Past, Present and Future.” Pat White and Lisa Oetkin presents a program about the famous Mt. Pleasant building. The lecture starts at noon in the International Room of the Chadwick Library. Audience members are encouraged to bring their lunch. The event is free and open to the public.

Brown Bag Lecture

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Living with Alzheimer’s Program

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Living with Alzheimer’s Program

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Please register by today for the Alzheimer’s Association program “Living with Alzheimer’s: For People with Dementia.” It will be held tomorrow from 1 to 3:30 pm in the Alzheimer’s Association Office in Burlington. This comprehensive free educational program will include a Q&A open forum and is for anyone living with early stage Alzheimer’s. To register, call 800-272-3900.

Living with Alzheimer’s Program

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

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The Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help. The annual dessert theater to be held in April will be based on the 1950’s TV show “20 Questions.” They need your input. Go to www.mpmusic.org and respond by asking a musical question or by entering your favorite artist or song. This year’s show will be created based on your responses. All responses will be kept confidential. Thanks for helping put together a great show.

Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters need your help

Sunnybrook Fundraising Lunch

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Sunnybrook Fundraising Lunch

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts a Fundraising Lunch from 11:30 to 1 pm. Lasagna, a breadstick and dessert will be served for $4 eat-in or carryout and $5 for delivery. Proceeds go to the Sunnybrook Foundation.

Sunnybrook Fundraising Lunch

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Health Workshop

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Health Workshop

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Dr. Cory and Dr. Meyer present a free interactive workshop at 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Library. Participants will learn how to prioritize their health in simple, achievable goals to put them on the path to wellness. For more information call 385-1430.

Health Workshop

Health Workshop

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Health Workshop

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Dr. Cory and Dr. Meyer present a free interactive workshop at 6 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Library. Participants will learn how to prioritize their health in simple, achievable goals to put them on the path to wellness. For more information call 385-1430.

Health Workshop

Loebsack Office Rep Hours

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Loebsack Office Rep Hours

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Jared Hersherger, district representative from Congressmen Dave Loebsack will be holding office hours today. He will be at the Keosauqua City Hall from 10 am to noon and at Fairfield Convention Center from 2 to 3pm. The public is encouraged to attend and share their thoughts and concerns.

Loebsack Office Rep Hours

Mepo Blood Drive

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Mepo Blood Drive

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Mediapolis High School hosts a Community Blood Drive from 7 am to noon at the gym. For appointments, call Stephanie Heckart at 394-3101 ext. 106.

Mepo Blood Drive

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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Circle 8 Square Dancers hosts a dance at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall from 7:30 to 10 pm. Robin Ragen will be the caller.

Square Dance

Why Prince Hall Masonry

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Why Prince Hall Masonry

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The Des Moines County Historical Society presents “Why Prince Hall Masonry.” It will be presented by Owen Sloan as part of the Lifelong Learning Series at the Heritage Center at 7 pm. Sloan will discuss the beginnings of the company and its relevance to the black man.

Why Prince Hall Masonry

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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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

MS Blood Drive

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MS Blood Drive

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The Morning Sun Community Blood Drive is from 3 to 6:30 pm in the Morning Sun Community Center. For appointments call Michele Hemphill at 850-0804.

MS Blood Drive

Tenebrae Service

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Tenebrae Service

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The Trenton United Methodist Church hosts a Tenebrae Service at 7 pm. The service of darkness will include an offering to benefit mission work. Everyone is welcome.

Tenebrae Service

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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Bake Sale

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Bake Sale

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The United Methodist Women Good Friday Bake Sale is from 9 to 11 am at the F&M Bank of West Burlington. Baked goods and candies will be for sale.

Bake Sale

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Green Mound Pancake Supper

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Green Mound Pancake Supper

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The Green Mound Church west of Trenton has their annual Pancake and Sausage Supper from 5 to 7 pm. The meal is by freewill offering.

Green Mound Pancake Supper

MP Offices Closed

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MP Offices Closed

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Mt. Pleasant City Offices will be closed today.

MP Offices Closed

MSCC Easter Egg Hunt

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MSCC Easter Egg Hunt

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Morning Sun Care Center sponsors their annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2 pm. Children of all ages are divided into categories for the hunt. There will also be picture opportunities with the Easter Bunny. Refreshments will be served. The community is invited to attend.

MSCC Easter Egg Hunt

No school

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No school today for Mt. Pleasant, New London, Danville, WACO, WMU, Holy Trinity, Harmony, Mediapolis, Mt. Pleasant Christian and Central Lee Schools.

No school

Photography Open House

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Photography Open House

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Ed Minard will have a Photography Open House from 9 am to 6 pm at the Port of Burlington.

Photography Open House

Senior Coffee & Tea

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Senior Coffee & Tea

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts Senior Coffee and Tea at 10 am. All seniors are welcome to enjoy coffee and company. The event is free of charge.

Senior Coffee & Tea

Sunnybrook Egg Hunt

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Sunnybrook Egg Hunt

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Sunnybrook of Mt. Pleasant hosts an Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny, crafts and cookies. The event starts at 2:30 and there are age groups from 0 to 8. Music will be performed by Joyful Sounds starting at 3:30 pm.

Sunnybrook Egg Hunt

Way of the Cross

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Way of the Cross

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Henry County Churches hold their Way of the Cross at noon. The outdoor procession of carrying the cross begins at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church with a brief interpretation. The procession will go through downtown Mt. Pleasant and will make brief devotional stops before ending with a social period at First United Methodist Church.

Way of the Cross

Winfield Easter Cantata

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Winfield Easter Cantata

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Winfield Area Singers present their annual Easter Cantata Sunday at 3 pm and Friday at 7 pm at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. Free refreshments and fellowship will follow.

Winfield Easter Cantata

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Bees Open House

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Bees Open House

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The Burlington Bees annual Open House and National Anthem tryouts will be today from 1 to 4 pm at Community Field. The Open House allows fans access all over the ballpark.

Bees Open House

Bunny Hop Run/Walk

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Bunny Hop Run/Walk

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Holy Trinity Catholic’s Bunny Hop Run/Walk is today at the West Point square. Registration begins at 8 with the race starting at 9. There will be a 5K and 10K race. Cost is $25.

Bunny Hop Run/Walk

Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Cotillion Club Dance

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Cotillion Club Dance

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The Cotillion Club Dance will run from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at the Burlington Eagles Club. Nonmember admission is $10 with the public welcome for ballroom dancing. To learn more call 470-1474.

Cotillion Club Dance

Easter Bake Sale

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Easter Bake Sale

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Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone hosts an Easter Bake Sale at Kramer’s Gas Station in Salem from 8 am to 2 pm. Easter goodies include baked goods to gift ideas.

Easter Bake Sale

Easter Bunny Breakfast

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Easter Bunny Breakfast

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny is at the Whitely Opera House from 7 to 10 am. Options are waffles or biscuit and gravy. The breakfast is hosted by Friends of the Library.

Easter Bunny Breakfast

Harmony Fish Fry & Auction

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Harmony Fish Fry & Auction

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Harmony After Prom’s Fundraiser Fish Fry starts at 5 pm with fish and two sides. The auction starts at 7 pm.

Harmony Fish Fry & Auction

Keosauqua Egg Hunt

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Keosauqua Egg Hunt

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The Keosauqua Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt starts at 9 am at the Keosauqua State Park Lodge. This is event is for children of all ages.

Keosauqua Egg Hunt

LEGO Club

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LEGO Club

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The LEGO Club meets at the Winfield Public Library at 10:30 am. All children are welcome to this free event.

LEGO Club

MP Fire Breakfast

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MP Fire Breakfast

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The Mt. Pleasant Fire Department Pancake and Sausage Breakfast is from 6 to 10 am at the Fire Station. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage and a beverage by freewill donation. Proceeds will be donated to the HCHC Auxiliary for smoke detectors for newborn families.

MP Fire Breakfast

Wayland Egg Hunt

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Wayland Egg Hunt

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The Wayland Lions Club annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at West Park at 1 pm. Age groups will have hunting spots and the Easter Bunny will be there.

Wayland Egg Hunt

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Coffee Chat

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Coffee Chat

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

Coffee Chat

Easter Sunrise Service

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Easter Sunrise Service

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Wesley Chapel United Methodist holds their Easter Sunrise Service at 6 am. An Easter Breakfast will be served following the service. Everyone is welcome.

Easter Sunrise Service

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