Community Calendar

Month Week Day
April 2013
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Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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A Community Blood Drive will be held in the E3 Center Gym from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. For appointments, call 800-747-5401 ext. 1281. Walk-ins are welcome.

Blood Drive

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

Sunnybrook Music

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Sunnybrook Music

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts music by Central Standard Time at 1 pm.

Sunnybrook Music

No School

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No School

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No School today for: Mt. Pleasant, New London, Danville, Harmony, WACO, W-MU, Holy Trinity, Mediapolis and Central Lee.

No School

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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

WP Blood Drive

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WP Blood Drive

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A West Point Community Blood Drive will be held from 1:30 to 6 pm at the Klub. For an appointment, call Donna Lembcke 837-6934. Walk-ins are welcome.

WP Blood Drive

WordUp! Wesleyan

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WordUp! Wesleyan

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IWC celebrates National Poetry Month with WordUp! Wesleyan. It runs from 12:30 to 2 pm in the Howe Student Activity Center. Students in English classes will present their poetry-based service-learning projects. There will be activities for linguistic creativity. An open mic competition will run from 1:30 to 2 pm. Poet Keith Ratzlaff will judge the competition and will then read his own poetry at 7 pm in the Chapel Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

WordUp! Wesleyan

Celebration of Blessings

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Celebration of Blessings

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A Celebration of Blessings soup and sandwich supper will be held at 6 pm in the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. This meal is sponsored by the Holy Trinity Catholic Schools Century Strong Capital Campaign.

Celebration of Blessings

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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

Danville Blood Drive

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Danville Blood Drive

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The Danville Community hosts a Blood Drive from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at the Bob Dodds Insurance Meeting Room. For appointments call Sue Rogers at 392-4685. Walk-ins are welcome.

Danville Blood Drive

Grassley Town Meetings

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Grassley Town Meetings

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Senator Grassley hosts a series of meetings today. Keokuk County Town Meeting from 8 to 9 am at the Hedrick Community Center. The Jefferson County Town Meeting is from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at the Libertyville Community Center and the Washington County Town Meeting from 5 to 6 pm at the Washington Public Library. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Grassley Town Meetings

Diabetes Followup Class

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Diabetes Followup Class

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HCHC Diabetes Team offers their annual follow-up class tomorrow from 2 to 4 pm in the new Diabetes Education Center in Suite 24. This program is open to anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed the 10-hour diabetes class. Please register by noon today. For more information or to sign up, call the Diabetes Education Center at 385-6518.

Diabetes Followup Class

Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Alive After Five travels to Mt. Pleasant Electric today. The Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance event is for members, staff and their guests and will run from 5 to 7 pm.

Alive After Five

MP Farmers Market Meeting

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MP Farmers Market Meeting

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A Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market Informational Meeting for potential vendors will be held at the Henry County Extension Office at 5 pm.

MP Farmers Market Meeting

HTC Music Booster Meeting

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HTC Music Booster Meeting

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Holy Trinity Catholic Schools host a Music Booster Meeting at 6:30 pm.

HTC Music Booster Meeting

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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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

Lincoln Blood Drive

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Lincoln Blood Drive

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Lincoln Elementary School hosts a Blood Drive from 3 to 6 pm in the school gym. If they collect at least 20 units of blood, they will receive an educational grant. To set up an appointment, call 385-7765. Walk-ins are welcome.

Lincoln Blood Drive

Grassley Town Meetings

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Grassley Town Meetings

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Senator Grassley is hosting a series of Town Meetings. The Louisa County Town Meeting will be from 7:45 to 8:45 pm in the Wapello Ambulance Building. The Van Buren County Town Meeting is from 2:45 to 3:45 pm in the Van Buren County Hospital Conference Room. The public is encouraged to attend and share the input.

Grassley Town Meetings

HC Pres. Comm.

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HC Pres. Comm.

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The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission meets at the Court House at 1:30 pm.

HC Pres. Comm.

Design Reading & Faculty Reception

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Design Reading & Faculty Reception

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IWC’s Design literary magazine will have readings from it at 11 am today in the Chapel Auditorium. There will be poetry, prose and artwork from students, staff and community members. The program is free and open to the public. Following the reading will be a reception to honor retiring English faculty Member William Weiershauser, faculty member for 31 years. The reception will be in the Chapel foyer and the public is invited.

Design Reading & Faculty Reception

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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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

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 Kindergarten Roundup

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MPCS Kindergarten Roundup

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Mt. Pleasant Christian School hosts their Kindergarten Roundup from 1 to 3 pm. There will be screenings and children can see what a normal kindergarten day is. To reserve a spot or for more information call 385-8613.

MPCS Kindergarten Roundup

Taste of Wine, Arts & Ale

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Taste of Wine, Arts & Ale

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The 7th annual Taste of Fine Wine, Arts and Ale will be held at the Pzazz Events Center starting at 6 pm with a silent auction of two-hour sample tasting of 80 wines, beers and locally roasted coffees. Chefs will also provide appetizers and desserts. A student art show will occur with many pieces available for purchase. There will also be a silent and live auction. Tickets are $50 each or a table of 8 for $500. Proceeds fund SCC scholarships and mini-grants. For tickets, call Julie Glasgow at 208-5062.

Taste of Wine, Arts & Ale

Tri-State Rodeo Kickoff Party

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Tri-State Rodeo Kickoff Party

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The Kickoff for the 2013 Tri-State Rodeo is tonight at Kinnick South in Fort Madison. The party starts at 5 pm with entertainment announced at 6:30. Jerad Harness and Blackgrass will perform starting at 9 pm.

Tri-State Rodeo Kickoff Party

IWC Drug Take Back

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IWC Drug Take Back

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IWC Nursing Department hosts a Drug Take Back. They will be taking unwanted or expired medicine for safe disposal at Hy-Vee Drugtown Friday from 1 to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm. Please bring the medication in their original container.

IWC Drug Take Back

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. Shrimp and fish dinners are available. Carryouts are welcome by calling 469-2641.

Houghton Fish Fry

1st Fridays Art Walk

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1st Fridays Art Walk

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Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk has the theme “Sing in Spring: A Tribute to the Art of Song and the Human Voice.” At venues around the town square individuals and groups will perform music from 6:30 to 10 pm. The Fairfield High School Annual Visual Art Exhibit opens tonight at the Main Gallery. The display will be open through the month with the opening reception for artists from 6 to 8 pm.

1st Fridays Art Walk

MPCS Early Out

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MPCS Early Out

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Mt. Pleasant Christian School kindergarten and 1st grade students will be released at noon today. Kindergarten roundup runs from 1 to 3 pm.

MPCS Early Out

Superintendent Reception

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Superintendent Reception

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The Mt. Pleasant Schools Board of Directors will have a special session to vote on hiring Mike Wells for Superintendent at 5:30 pm in the High School Media Center. The public is invited to show support to Mike and his family during a welcome reception that will immediately follow the special session.

Superintendent Reception

Observation Night

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Observation Night

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Southeast Iowa Astronomy Club hosts an Observation Night at the Witte Observatory in the Big Hollow Recreation Area from 8 to 10 pm. The entire family is welcome.

Observation Night

Iowa Opera House Project

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Iowa Opera House Project

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The Iowa Opera House Project starts at 7:30 pm in Burlington’s Capitol Theater. Iowa singer-songwriters will perform. Tickets are $15 and are available at the Box Office.

Iowa Opera House Project

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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

IWC Drug Take Back

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IWC Drug Take Back

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IWC Nursing Department hosts a Drug Take Back. They will be taking unwanted or expired medicine for safe disposal at Hy-Vee Drugtown Friday from 1 to 5 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm. Please bring the medication in their original container.

IWC Drug Take Back

Breakfast on Main Street

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Breakfast on Main Street

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The Bonaparte Ball Association Fundraiser will be serving Breakfast on Main Street from 7 to 10 am at the Whitely Opera House. The breakfast is by freewill donation. There will also be a can drive and bake sale.

Breakfast on Main Street

Grand to be Irish Show

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Grand to be Irish Show

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Cahal Dunne’s Grand to be Irish Show will be held at 7 pm in the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Pianist, comedian and singer Dunne will perform popular Irish music. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for students. For tickets call 394-3811.

Grand to be Irish Show

Dollars for Scholars Auction

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Dollars for Scholars Auction

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The 7th annual New London Dollars for Scholars live auction starts at 6:30 pm in Charles Lorber Gymnasium. Entertainment will be provided by New London music and band students. Refreshments will be served by the High School Foods class. Funds raised from the auction go to scholarships. Pictures of items can be found at the New London, Iowa Dollars for Scholars Auction Facebook page.

Dollars for Scholars Auction

IWC Senior Recital

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IWC Senior Recital

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A Senior Recital for Rachel Grover will be at 2 pm in the Chapel Auditorium. Dr. Joel Brown will accompany Grover on piano. The public is invited.

IWC Senior Recital

HC Heritage Trust Open House

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HC Heritage Trust Open House

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The Henry County Heritage Trust host an Open House from 1 to 4 pm. The displays are open in the Howard and Helen Hills Henry County Heritage Center. Admission is free and donations are welcome. Starting today, they will be open every Saturday from 1 to 4 pm.

HC Heritage Trust Open House

Relay for Life Car Wash

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Relay for Life Car Wash

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Dickey’s Prairie Home hosts a carwash fundraiser from 1 to 3 pm for Relay for Life.

Relay for Life Car Wash

Spaghetti Benefit

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Spaghetti Benefit

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A Spaghetti Benefit for Chloe Meyers to go to the Little Miss Nationals Pageant will be held at the Fellowship Cup Community Room at 5 pm. Cost is $5 with 10% going back to the Fellowship Cup.

Spaghetti Benefit

Ainsworth Breakfast

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Ainsworth Breakfast

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A monthly breakfast buffet will be served at the Ainsworth Opera House from 7 to 9 am. Cost is $7, free for children 10 and under.

Ainsworth Breakfast

Bonaparte Fish Fry

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Bonaparte Fish Fry

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The Bonaparte Fire Department Fish Fry runs from 5 to 8 pm in the Bonaparte Fire Station. The meal is by freewill donation.

Bonaparte Fish Fry

Rummage Sale

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Rummage Sale

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A rummage sale runs from 8 am to noon at Christ Episcopal Church in Burlington.

Rummage Sale

Can Drive

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Can Drive

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Harmony’s Junior Class Prom has a Can Drive from 9 am to noon. Drop-off locations are the Farmington Community Center and Harmony High School.

Can Drive

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

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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

4-H Pancake Breakfast

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4-H Pancake Breakfast

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The Busy Workers 4-H Pancake Breakfast will be from 7:30 to 11:30 am at the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. The meal is by freewill donation.

4-H Pancake Breakfast

Day of the Child

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Day of the Child

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Day of the Child will be held at Westland Mall in West Burlington from noon to 4 pm. The 25th anniversary will be a costume party bash. Children and adults should dress in costumes. Community agencies and organizations will provide free arts, crafts, games and activities for children and families in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Day of the Child

Simon Estes Performance

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Simon Estes Performance

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Burlington Civic Music’s season ends with bass-baritone Simon Estes and his “Roots and Wings” concert. He will be joined onstage by the Des Moines County Student Choir. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Burlington Memorial Auditorium. General admission tickets are available. Half of his performance fee goes to the Simon Estes Education Foundation which goes to scholarships to Des Moines County students. Tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for students.

Simon Estes Performance

Gaub Duo Performance

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Gaub Duo Performance

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Nancy and Eugene Gaub perform on violin and piano together as part of the Sondheim Chamber Music Spotlight Series. Showtime is 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 for Zone 1, $12 for Zone 2 and $12 for youth. For tickets visit FairfieldACC.com or contact the Ticket Office.

Gaub Duo Performance

Play Tryouts

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Play Tryouts

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Tryouts for the 2013 Midwest Old Threshers Summer Theater Play are at 3 pm in the performance level of the Theater Museum. Needed are four males and three females.

Play Tryouts

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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

HC Blood Drive

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HC Blood Drive

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

HC Blood Drive

Harmony PTO Meeting

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Harmony PTO Meeting

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Harmony’s PTO meeting starts at 6:30 pm in the elementary cafeteria.

Harmony PTO Meeting

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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

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

Houghton Blood Drive

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Houghton Blood Drive

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A St. Paul and Houghton community Blood Drive will be held from 3 to 6:30 pm in the Houghton Knights of Columbus Club Rooms. For an appointment, call Kaye Conrad at 469-6411. Walk-ins are welcome.

Houghton Blood Drive

MPCS Blood Drive

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MPCS Blood Drive

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Mt. Pleasant Christian School hosts a Blood Drive from 3 to 6 pm in the Mulipurpose Room. If 20 units of blood are collected, they will receive a $250 LifeSavings grant and an additional $1 per unit collected. For an appointment, call Carrie Wiegand at 385-8613. Walk-ins are welcome.

MPCS Blood Drive

Chapter DD Meeting

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Chapter DD Meeting

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Chapter DD of Tri-T meets at 7 pm with Elizabeth Garrels.

Chapter DD Meeting

MP Music Boosters Meeting

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MP Music Boosters Meeting

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A Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters meeting runs from 7 to 9 pm in the High School Music Room.

MP Music Boosters Meeting

MP Music Boosters Meeting

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MP Music Boosters Meeting

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A Mt. Pleasant Music Boosters meeting runs from 7 to 9 pm in the High School Music Room.

MP Music Boosters Meeting

WACO Concert

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WACO Concert

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A Kindergarten and 1st Grade Concert for WACO Schools will be held at Crawfordsville starting at 7 pm.

WACO Concert

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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

MPMS Blood Drive

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MPMS Blood Drive

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The Mt. Pleasant Middle School hosts a Blood Drive from 3 to 6 pm in the Cafeteria. If more than 20 units of blood are collected, the school will receive a $250 LifeSavings Grant plus an additional $1 per unit collected. For an appointment, call Jacque Lake at 385-7730. Walk-ins are welcome.

MPMS Blood Drive

MP Athletic Boosters Meeting

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MP Athletic Boosters Meeting

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The Mt. Pleasant Athletic Boosters have a meeting from 7 to 9 pm in the High School Teacher’s Lounge.

MP Athletic Boosters Meeting

Cardboard Campout

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Cardboard Campout

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A Cardboard Campout will run from noon to 3 pm on the IWC Campus. Students will construct cardboard houses to raise awareness of poverty issues. The houses will be judged by a penny war with the winning team donating the funds to the charity of their choice.

Cardboard Campout

Square Dance

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Square Dance

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The Circle 8 Square Dancers host a dance from 7:30 to 10 pm in the Houghton Knights of Columbus Hall. Jim Williams is the caller and food will be served following the dance.

Square Dance

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

Blood Drive

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Blood Drive

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HCHC’s Community Blood Drive will be held from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the E3 Center Gym. For an appointment call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

Blood Drive

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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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

Coffee with Laura

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Coffee with Laura

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HCHC’s Chronic Disease Self-Care Group meets from 8 to 9 am for a new program “Coffee with Laura.” It will be held in the new Diabetes Education Center in Suite 21. Nurse Laura Williams hosts a social hour, coffee and discussion on LDL cholesterol numbers. The self-care group is for anyone with chronic diseases. The public is invited to attend the free program.

Coffee with Laura

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

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Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

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The Annual fundraiser homemade spaghetti dinner for the Union Presbyterian Church in Fort Madison is from 5 to 7 pm. A homemade spaghetti dinner, garlic bread, salad, dessert and drink are only $6. Children under 10 are $3. Tickets are at the door.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Mepo Music Program

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Mepo Music Program

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Mediapolis Schools have two Elementary Music Programs in the Auditorium. 1st grades runs from 6:30 to 7:30 pm and 2nd grades runs from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.

Mepo Music Program

IWC Student Showcase

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IWC Student Showcase

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An IWC Student Showcase starts at 11 am in the atrium of the Howe Student Activity Center. Students will present their service projects and research from the past semester.

IWC Student Showcase

Financial Workshop

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Financial Workshop

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A free financial workshop starts at 6 pm in the Fort Madison Public Library. “Why Does Everyone Know More About Money Than Me?” will be presented by Family Resource Management Specialist Mary Weinand. A variety of topics will be discussed. The event is free and open to the public with no registration required.

Financial Workshop

Vision Loss Fair

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Vision Loss Fair

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Fairfield Vision Loss Resource Fair runs from 9:30 to noon in the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. There will be a speaker from 10:30 to 11:15 am. Everyone is welcome.

Vision Loss Fair

Alzheimer's Program

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Alzheimer's Program

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The Alzheimer’s Association hosts a free comprehensive educational program tomorrow from 1 to 4 pm in the Burlington Public Library. The event has an overview of the disease and then discussion on how to care for people in the later stages. There will also be a question an answer period. Pre-registration is required by calling 208-0271.

Alzheimer's Program

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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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

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

Food & Rummage Sale

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Food & Rummage Sale

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The Mt. Pleasant First Presbyterian Church hosts a Food and Rummage Sale Friday from 4 to 7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Items are 50 cents unless marked. There will be a $2 bag sale from noon to 1 pm on Saturday.

Food & Rummage Sale

Women’s Community Coffee

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Women’s Community Coffee

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Sunrise Terrace Nursing and Rehab Center’s Women’s Community Coffee begins at 9 am. All area ladies are invited to join for refreshments and fellowship.

Women’s Community Coffee

Lincoln Carnival

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Lincoln Carnival

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Lincoln Elementary’s Carnival will run from 6 to 8 pm in Cottrell Gym. There will be games, treats and the opportunity to jail your teacher. The evening of family fun is a fundraiser for new playground equipment.

Lincoln Carnival

College Conversations Over Coffee

8:30 am - 10:00 am

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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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

Salem Spring Program

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Salem Spring Program

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Friends of the Salem Crew Public Library’s Spring Program will be “Raised Beds Gardening.” It runs from 9:30 to 11 am in the Activity Room in the Library. Master Gardener Carol Gard will present the program and will share her experiences with her vegetable, fruit, perennial and shrub gardens. Refreshments will be served and the program is free and open to the public.

Salem Spring Program

Food & Rummage Sale

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Food & Rummage Sale

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The Mt. Pleasant First Presbyterian Church hosts a Food and Rummage Sale from 8 am to 1 pm.

Food & Rummage Sale

Food & Rummage Sale

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Food & Rummage Sale

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The Mt. Pleasant First Presbyterian Church hosts a Food and Rummage Sale Friday from 4 to 7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Items are 50 cents unless marked. There will be a $2 bag sale from noon to 1 pm on Saturday.

Food & Rummage Sale

Dessert Theater

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Dessert Theater

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Mt. Pleasant’s Dessert Theater starts Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the High School. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

Dessert Theater

W-MU Prom

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W-MU Prom

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W-MU students celebrate prom festivities today. We encourage everyone to have a great time but also be safe in their celebrating.

W-MU Prom

CL Prom

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CL Prom

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Central Lee High School students celebrate prom this evening.

CL Prom

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

NL VFW Chicken & Catfish Dinner

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NL VFW Chicken & Catfish Dinner

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

NL VFW Chicken & Catfish Dinner

Bonaparte Book & Bake Sale

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Bonaparte Book & Bake Sale

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Friends of the Bonaparte Public Library’s Bake and Book Sale runs from 8 am to 3 pm in the Whiteley Opera House in Bonaparte. There will be raffle tickets available for a blanket and pillow.

Bonaparte Book & Bake Sale

Mepo Dessert Bar

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Mepo Dessert Bar

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Friends of the Mediapolis Public Library hold their annual Spring Dessert Bar from 11:30 am to 2 pm. Various desserts will be served and piano music will be performed. There will also be door prizes. All proceeds go to support children’s programming.

Mepo Dessert Bar

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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

Dessert Theater

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Dessert Theater

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Mt. Pleasant’s Dessert Theater starts Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the High School. Tickets are available at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

Dessert Theater

Father Daughter Dance

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Father Daughter Dance

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A Father Daughter Dance will be held in the Danville Multipurpose Room from 2 to 4 pm. All father figures are invited. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door, including a corsage. Tickets are available at Bob Dodds Insurance and Danville State Savings Bank. There will be music, crafts, refreshments and door prizes. The dance is a fundraiser for Danville Station Library and Museum.

Father Daughter Dance

Colors of Cancer 5K Fun Run/Walk

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Colors of Cancer 5K Fun Run/Walk

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The 1st annual Colors of Cancer 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held at East Lake Park today. Registration begins at 1:30 pm at the East Shelter House and the race ebgins at 3 pm. Registration is $10. A color dust will be put tossed at participants so white clothing is requested. The fundraiser is hosted by the IWC Students Relay for Life event. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Colors of Cancer 5K Fun Run/Walk

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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

Swedesburg Lutheran Church

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Swedesburg Lutheran Church

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Swedesburg Lutheran Church hosts a Community Blood Drive from 2 to 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins welcome.

Swedesburg Lutheran Church

Mepo Music Program

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Mepo Music Program

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Mediapolis Schools Elementary Music Program is in the Auditorium tonight. 4th and 5th grade programs runs from 7 to 8 pm.

Mepo Music Program

South Shore Opens

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South Shore Opens

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The Oakland Mills South Shore Campground opens today. The Top of the Hill Campground is open year-round.

South Shore Opens

WMU Ball Signup

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WMU Ball Signup

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This is the last day to register for WMU Rec League youth t-ball, softball and baseball. Any questions call Krista Hagge at 850-3186.

WMU Ball Signup

Make 'N Take Craft

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Make 'N Take Craft

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This is the last day to register for the New London Public Library celebrates National Library Week with a Make ‘N Take Craft for pre-school through third graders on Wednesday, April 17th at 2:45 pm. To register call 367-7704.

Make 'N Take Craft

Take a Shot at Life

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Take a Shot at Life

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“Take A Shot At Life” is a fundraiser put on by IWC Nursing Students for Immunization Awareness Week. The event starts at noon in the Science Hall Nursing Lab Room. Individuals can donate $5 to $20 with their wish for someone to have a shot at life by immunization.

Take a Shot at Life

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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NAMI Meetings

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NAMI Meetings

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The National Alliance of Mental Health hosts a meeting tonight. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of the month 7 pm at United Methodist Church. Meetings are in the basement in Room 109. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Angie Goodpasture at 986-2030.

NAMI Meetings

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

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

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The Mt. Pleasant First Presbyterian Church hosts a Food and Rummage Sale Friday from 4 to 7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm. Items are 50 cents unless marked. There will be a $2 bag sale from noon to 1 pm on Saturday.

Pizza Ranch Fundraiser

Salem Spring Concert

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Salem Spring Concert

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The Salem Spring Concert starts at 7 pm in Van Allen Elementary.

Salem Spring Concert

Soil & Water Meeting

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Soil & Water Meeting

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The Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners have their regular monthly meeting at 3:30 pm at the District Office at 709 South Iris. The meeting is open to the public.

Soil & Water Meeting

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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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

SunnyBrook Shoppers Showcase

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SunnyBrook Shoppers Showcase

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SunnyBrook Assisted Living hosts a Shoppers Showcase from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Over twelve vendors will be present at the event. Enjoy shopping and treats.

SunnyBrook Shoppers Showcase

IWC Ensembles Concert

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IWC Ensembles Concert

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The IWC Instrumental Ensembles Concert starts at 7 pm. It features the Chamber Band, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Jazz Big Band. Admission is free to this concert.

IWC Ensembles Concert

Senior Luncheon

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Senior Luncheon

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The Senior Deli Dining Program offers a Keep America Beautiful lunch at the Mt. Pleasant Hy-Vee. Chicken, potato salad, beans, strawberries and cake will be served. The program is open to anyone over 60 and their spouse. A Senior Deli Dining card is required.

Senior Luncheon

AMP

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AMP

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AMP, the young professionals group from the Chamber Alliance, meets at 6 pm at Tazza Bella. There will be an Italian dinner and game night with BYOB or wine.

AMP

Greenfest

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Greenfest

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Greenfest will be at IWC from 11 am to noon in the IWC Science Hall Auditorium. The co-founders of madecommunity.com will be there. The company specializes in selling art made from local, organic, salvaged, vintage or renewable materials. It is free and open to the public.

Greenfest

NL Family Game Night

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NL Family Game Night

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The New London Public Library hosts a Family Game Night at the library from 6 to 7:30 pm. This is for all ages and is free to attend.

NL Family Game Night

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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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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

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

Donnellson Chicken Dinner

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Donnellson Chicken Dinner

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A Chicken Dinner will be served at the Donnellson American Legion Hall from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Menu includes chicken, two sides and a beverage. Desserts will be available. The event is sponsored by the Donnellson American Legion and proceeds go towards a furnace replacement.

Donnellson Chicken Dinner

St. Paul's Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

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St. Paul's Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ holds a soup and sandwich luncheon from 11 am to 1 pm in the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson. Sandwiches, soups, homemade desserts, chips and a drink are available by freewill donation. Deliveries can be made by calling 835-9360. The silent auction winner will be announced.

St. Paul's Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

MPCHS Spring Play

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MPCHS Spring Play

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Anchors Aweigh is the Mt. Pleasant High School Spring Play. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Tickets are for sale at the door. Adults are $5, students $3.

MPCHS Spring Play

How to Eat Like a Child

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How to Eat Like a Child

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Danville High Schools presents the musical comedy “How to Eat Like a Child” at 7:30 pm in the Junior High School Gym. Tickets are available at the door, $7 for adults and $4 for students.

How to Eat Like a Child

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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

Bonaparte Mystery Dinner Theater

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Bonaparte Mystery Dinner Theater

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The Bonaparte Public Library Board hosts a Mystery Dinner Theater at the Whiteley Opera House. Wine and cheese tasting starts at 5 and a pork loin dinner will be served at 5:30. The mystery starts after dinner. Tables will be set in a Mardi Gras theme in tune with the mystery “Murder at Mardi Gras.” Reservations are required by calling 592-3677. Tickets are $25 each.

Bonaparte Mystery Dinner Theater

How Does Your Garden Grow

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How Does Your Garden Grow

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Montrose Riverfront presents “How Does Your Garden Grow.” This Farmer’s Market Special Event runs from 8 am to 2 pm. Area professionals will have demonstrations throughout the day. A pancake breakfast is available for $5 and meal tickets are entry for door prizes.

How Does Your Garden Grow

WACO Prom

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WACO Prom

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WACO Schools have their prom this evening. The Grand March is at 5:45 pm with prom starting at 7 pm.

WACO Prom

Mepo Prom

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Mepo Prom

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Mediapolis Schools are celebrating their prom.

Mepo Prom

Cantril Supper & Auction

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Cantril Supper & Auction

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Cantril Grass Roots Soup Supper and Auction will be held at Waubonsie Park and Township Hall. The soup supper starts at 4 pm and is by freewill donation. The auction begins at 5 pm.

Cantril Supper & Auction

Partners in Excellence Gala

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Partners in Excellence Gala

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The Partners in Excellence Fundraising Gala Celebration starts at 6 pm in McAleer in Fort Madison. There will be a cocktail hour, student entertainment, a silent auction and plated dinner and dessert. Tickets are $50 or a table of 8 is $400 and can be purchased at HTC Elementary or High School. It benefits HTC educational staff.

Partners in Excellence Gala

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

Lee Co. Government Day

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Lee Co. Government Day

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Lee County Sheriff’s Office hosts a County Government Day at their office from 11 am to 2 pm. Several vehicles will be available for viewing including patrol vehicles, ambulance and fire equipment. Tours of the booking area and LeeComm dispatch center will be available. Refreshments will be served.

Lee Co. Government Day

Visiting Writers Series

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Visiting Writers Series

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SCC’s Visiting Writer’s Series features Missouri Poet Laureate William Trowbridge at 8 pm in the Little Theater on the West Burlington campus. The event is free and open to the public. Free refreshments will be provided and signed copies of his books will be available for purchase.

Visiting Writers Series

CENTifugAL Force

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CENTifugAL Force

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Central Lee Music Boosters present Swing Show 2013 CENTifugAL Force; a celebration of Past, Present and Future.” Performances will be by the High School and Middle Schools groups and a special performance by the Alumni Show Choir. Bleacher seats go on sale at the High School Gym at 6:45 pm with showtime at 7 pm. Cost is $5 for adults and children.

CENTifugAL Force

Autism Walk

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Autism Walk

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Burlington’s Autism Walk runs from 9 am to 2 pm lakeside at Great River Medical Center, rain or shine. Registration begins at 8 am. For more information contact Heidi Swenson at 457-7944.

Autism Walk

Relay For Life Breakfast

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Relay For Life Breakfast

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Relay for Life Team No One Walks Alone host a homemade breakfast at the Salem Community Building from 7 to 9:30 am. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. There will also be door prizes.

Relay For Life Breakfast

MPCHS Spring Play

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MPCHS Spring Play

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Anchors Aweigh is the Mt. Pleasant High School Spring Play. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Tickets are for sale at the door. Adults are $5, students $3.

MPCHS Spring Play

How to Eat Like a Child

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How to Eat Like a Child

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Danville High Schools presents the musical comedy “How to Eat Like a Child” at 7:30 pm in the Junior High School Gym. Tickets are available at the door, $7 for adults and $4 for students.

How to Eat Like a Child

Just Imagine

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Just Imagine

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Just Imagine will be performed tonight at 7:30 pm in the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Enjoy the life, move and music of John Lennon with an outlook on his career and inspirations. Tickets for the multi-media production are $32 for Zone 1, $28 for Zone 2 and $12 for students and are available at FairfieldACC.com and at the Ticket Office.

Just Imagine

Singles Dance

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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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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

Chorale Concert

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Chorale Concert

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The Mt. Pleasant Chorale and IWC Concert will be at 3 pm this afternoon in the Mt. Pleasant First United Methodist Church. Admission is a $5 donation.

Chorale Concert

Student Relay for Life

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Student Relay for Life

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The IWC Student Relay for Life will be held at the IWC Campus from 5 to 11 pm. Please help support the students in their first event. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. For more information call 931-7251.

Student Relay for Life

MPCHS Spring Play

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MPCHS Spring Play

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Anchors Aweigh is the Mt. Pleasant High School Spring Play. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Tickets are for sale at the door. Adults are $5, students $3.

MPCHS Spring Play

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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

MP Spring Clean Up

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MP Spring Clean Up

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s annual Spring Clean Up runs this week. This is an opportunity to rid homes of large or unusual items too big for normal garbage collection. Collection this year will run for one week and will be on your normal collection day. You are required to use a minimum of six stickers for your entire pile. For questions, call Public Works at 385-1480.

MP Spring Clean Up

HCHC Diabetes Class

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HCHC Diabetes Class

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This is the last day to register for HCHC Diabetes Team’s Education Series. This is a two day program running on Tuesday, April 23rd and April 30th in the new Diabetes Education Center. They are open to anyone with type 1 or 2 diabetes. There is a fee for the program however most insurance plans cover it. To register or for more information, contact 385-6518.

HCHC Diabetes Class

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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

Murasaki Duo

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Murasaki Duo

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The Murasaki Duo perform tonight as part of the Sondheim Chamber Music Spotlight Series. They specialize in cello and piano literature as chamber music. Tickets are $15 for Zone 1, $12 for Zone 2 and $12 for youth tickets. To purchase tickets, visit FairfieldACC.com or contact the Ticket Office.

Murasaki Duo

1st United Methodist Blood Drive

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1st United Methodist Blood Drive

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First United Methodist Church hosts a blood drive from 2:30 to 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. To set up an appointment, call Rachel Litwiller at 385-8440.

1st United Methodist Blood Drive

Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Blood Drive

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Veyance Technology hosts a blood drive from 2 to 5 pm in the Cafeteria. To set up an appointment call Sarah Donnolly at 385-6907. Walk-ins are welcome.

Veyance Blood Drive

IWC Year-End Recital

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IWC Year-End Recital

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IWC’s year end general recital will be held at 7 pm in the Chapel Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

IWC Year-End Recital

MP Spring Clean Up

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MP Spring Clean Up

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s annual Spring Clean Up runs this week. This is an opportunity to rid homes of large or unusual items too big for normal garbage collection. Collection this year will run for one week and will be on your normal collection day. You are required to use a minimum of six stickers for your entire pile. For questions, call Public Works at 385-1480.

MP Spring Clean Up

Butterfly Backyard Habitat

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Butterfly Backyard Habitat

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Henry County Conservation presents “How to Build a Backyard Butterfly Habitat.” It will be presented by ButterfliZ of Iowa and will start at 7 pm at the Oakland Mills Nature Center. Learn what it takes to attract and keep butterflies including habitat design, tips and secrets. This program is free to attend and pre-registration is appreciated. To do so or for more information contact Cari Nicely at 986-5067.

Butterfly Backyard Habitat

MP Library Book Club

1:30 pm -
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...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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

MP Spring Clean Up

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MP Spring Clean Up

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s annual Spring Clean Up runs this week. This is an opportunity to rid homes of large or unusual items too big for normal garbage collection. Collection this year will run for one week and will be on your normal collection day. You are required to use a minimum of six stickers for your entire pile. For questions, call Public Works at 385-1480.

MP Spring Clean Up

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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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

2013 Water Walk

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2013 Water Walk

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The 2013 Water Walk starts at 6 pm at the IWC Campus. The walk goes to Central Park and back to the College Chapel Auditorium for a video presentation and information. To learn more call 931-6608.

2013 Water Walk

Child Abuse Prevention Seminars

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Child Abuse Prevention Seminars

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Club M and the Child Abuse Council are sponsoring two training sessions at the ISU Extension Building. Both run from 6 to 7 pm. One is for adults and mentors and the other is directed towards children. Experts will discuss ways in which to prevent and detect child abuse and teach children how to protect themselves. To RSVP, please call 385-8126.

Child Abuse Prevention Seminars

MP Spring Clean Up

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MP Spring Clean Up

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The City of Mt. Pleasant’s annual Spring Clean Up runs this week. This is an opportunity to rid homes of large or unusual items too big for normal garbage collection. Collection this year will run for one week and will be on your normal collection day. You are required to use a minimum of six stickers for your entire pile. For questions, call Public Works at 385-1480.

MP Spring Clean Up

IWC Mepo Event

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IWC Mepo Event

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IWC friends, staff and alumni are invited to an informal gathering at 61 Chophouse in Mediapolis from 4 to 6 pm. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

IWC Mepo Event

Alcoholics Anonymous

5:00 pm -

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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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

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

HC Blood Drive

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HC Blood Drive

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A Henry County Community Blood Drive will run from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm in the E3 Center Gym in Mt. Pleasant. For an appointment, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are always welcome.

HC Blood Drive

Tree Planting Workshop

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Tree Planting Workshop

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This is the last day to register for ISU Extension’s Tree Planting and Young Tree Care Workshop. It will be held May 4th from 10 to 11 am at the Lee County Fairgrounds in Donnellson. The event is free and open to the public and will include a planting demonstration and tips on how to care for the tree. To register call 835-5116.

Tree Planting Workshop

Carlos Mencia

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Carlos Mencia

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Carlos Mencia performs on the “Laughin and Lovin’ Comedy Tour” in Fairfield’s Sondheim Center at 7:30 pm. Opening will be Lee Ross. Tickets are $26 and are available at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com.

Carlos Mencia

Ainsworth Buffet & Meal

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Ainsworth Buffet & Meal

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A Feed Sack Display will run from 10 am to 8 pm at the Ainsworth Opera House. A buffet meal will be served from 5 to 7 pm. Cost to see the display is $1 and the meal is $7.

Ainsworth Buffet & Meal

Membership Dinner

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Membership Dinner

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Burlington Public Library’s annual Membership Dinner starts at 6 pm with the program “Burlington, Iowa: Bluffs, Streams and Ravines.” To learn more call 753-1647.

Membership Dinner

Downtown Wine Trail

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Downtown Wine Trail

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Downtown Wine Trail in Burlington is from 5 to 8 pm. Wine walk guides are $10 at the Art Center. There will be downtown wine tasting at downtown shops and coupons for shops.

Downtown Wine Trail

Camp L-Kee-Ta Cleanup

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Camp L-Kee-Ta Cleanup

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Camp L-Kee-Ta holds a cleanup and repair event at the camp from 9 am to 6 pm. Free meals are included.

Camp L-Kee-Ta Cleanup

Danville Spring Cleanup

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Danville Spring Cleanup

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Spring clean-up for Danville is today. All items must be curbside by 6:30 am. There are restrictions on what will be accepted.

Danville Spring Cleanup

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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

Relay for Life Carnival

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Relay for Life Carnival

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A Relay for Life Fundraising Carnival will be held at SunnyBrook Assisted Living from noon to 2:30 pm. There will be a bounce house, games, Mimi the Clown, face painting and all kinds of food. Bring the whole family.

Relay for Life Carnival

Sing for a Cure

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Sing for a Cure

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Relay for Life Team Peggy’s Angels hosts a “Sing for a Cure” Karaoke Contest at the Iris City Bowling Alley at 8:30 pm. Pre-registration is $10 or $15 at the door. There will be an optional cover charge at the door. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a prize raffle.

Sing for a Cure

NL Prom.

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NL Prom.

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New London High School celebrates their prom this evening. We hope that all of the teenagers enjoy their evening and celebrate smart.

NL Prom.

Team Dillyn Teen Dance

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Team Dillyn Teen Dance

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Walk the Red Carpet for the Stars Teen Dance will be from 7 to 10 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Moose Lodge. It is open for grades 6 to 12. It’s a $5 door charge with powerade, colors of cancer beads, Team Dillyn t-shirts and honor your star stars for purchase. Music will be by After Midnight DJ and pictures will be by Alexis Wynn Photography. Semiformal attire is not required. Everyone is welcome and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Team Dillyn Teen Dance

Drug Take Back Day

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Drug Take Back Day

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National Drug Take Back Day runs from 10 am to 2 pm. Clean out your medicine cabinet and safely disposed of any unused and expired prescriptions or over the counter medications. They can be dropped off at the Mt. Pleasant Police Department, New London Police Station, Salem City Hall, Wayland City Hall and Winfield City Hall. Needles will not be accepted.

Drug Take Back Day

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

Burlington Pet Shelter Open House

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Burlington Pet Shelter Open House

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The Burlington Animal Shelter celebrates their grand opening with an Open House from 1 to 5 pm. People can view the new and expanded rooms and facilities. During the Open House, animals will be available for adoptions for $10. You can purchase animal licenses and Burlington Park tags.

Burlington Pet Shelter Open House

The Music Of John Denver

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The Music Of John Denver

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“Take Me Home – The Music Of John Denver” will be presented at the Fairfield Sondheim Center at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $27 for Zone 1, $23 for Zone 2 and $12 for youth. They can be purchased at the Ticket Office or at FairfieldACC.com

The Music Of John Denver

JDRF 5K Run/Walk

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JDRF 5K Run/Walk

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JDRF 5K Run/Walk for the Cure for Type 1 Diabetes will start at 8 am at the Corporate Medical Services building.

JDRF 5K Run/Walk

Bird & Flower Walk

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Bird & Flower Walk

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Des Moines County Conservation’s Bird and Flower Walk starts at 7 am at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. There will be bird identification and a nature walk and refreshments. The walk ends at 1 pm at the Crapo Park Shelter House. Local wildflower expert Ellen Fuller will speak.

Bird & Flower Walk

Trivia by the River

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Trivia by the River

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River Valley Boy Scouts Trivia by the River will run from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at Ivor Fowler Community Center in Montrose. To register call 670-9545.

Trivia by the River

Spring Greens Wild Edibles

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Spring Greens Wild Edibles

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Spring Greens Wild Edibles Program is from 10 to 11:30 am at Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area near Columbus Junction. Admission is free but registration is requested. Please call 523-8381.

Spring Greens Wild Edibles

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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

Freewill Pancake Brunch

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Freewill Pancake Brunch

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Imagine No Malaria and the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church host statewide pancake events today to save lives in Africa from Malaria. A Freewill Pancake Brunch will be at the Donnellson United Methodist Church from 11:30 am to 1 pm.

Freewill Pancake Brunch

ABATE Leather Run

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ABATE Leather Run

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ABATE – A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education – has their 28th annual Leather Run. Signup starts at 9:30 am at the Beachfront in Wever. Everyone leaves at 11 am. Cost is $5 for ABATE members, $7 for non-members. The ride will have several stops in southeast Iowa. All riders will be back by 5 pm. Entertainment will be provided by G Spot. A silent auction starts at 5 pm. Proceeds from the event will go to member Donnie Denny’s family.

ABATE Leather Run

Guitar Workshop & Recital

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Guitar Workshop & Recital

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SCC hosts Brazilian guitarist Dr. Guilherme Vincens at their Keokuk campus. A workshop will be held in room 301 at 4:30 pm. Guitarists can participate in a hans-on question and answer session. Then at 7:30 in the Student Lounge, Vincens performs solo and duets and students ensemble. The events are free and open to the public.

Guitar Workshop & Recital

Alcoholics Anonymous

7:00 pm -

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

WACO Preschool Parent Orientation

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WACO Preschool Parent Orientation

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A Parent Orientation Session begins at 6 pm for 2013-2014 preschool students at WACO. It will be held in the Crawfordsville Elementary School Cafeteria. It is parents-only and is to fill out necessary paperwork. If you are unable to attend, please call 658-2931 to schedule another date.

WACO Preschool Parent Orientation

Humane Soceity Seminar

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Humane Soceity Seminar

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The Burlington Humane Society hosts an educational seminar in the new community room from 6 to 8 pm. This is a free seminar. It will touch on a variety of topics important to animal owners. Four speakers will talk and then there will be question and answer sessions. Everyone is welcome.

Humane Soceity Seminar

Bingo

6:30 pm -
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

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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

Mepo Band Concert

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Mepo Band Concert

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Mediapolis High School Band Concert is in the Auditorium at 7 pm.

Mepo Band Concert

Burlington Camp Registration

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Burlington Camp Registration

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Registration for Des Moines County Conservation Summer Camps will be from 5 to 7 pm at Starr’s Cave Nature Center. This early registration is the first chance for parents to sign up their children for camps and many fill up tonight. Registration forms can be found at dmcconservation.com. A limited number of scholarships are available.

Burlington Camp Registration

Light of Hope Service

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Light of Hope Service

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Light of Hope Service of Remembrance will be held at 5:30 pm at the IWC Chadwick Library International Room. The event is in remembrance of children who died from child abuse or neglect. There will be song, speeches and a message of hope.

Light of Hope Service

TOPS #212...

5:00 pm -
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

7:00 pm -

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

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

NL Blood Drive

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NL Blood Drive

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New London Lions host a Community Blood Drive from 1 to 6 pm at the New London Community Hall. To set up an appointment, call Mickey Dingman at 367-2201. Walk-ins are always welcome.

NL Blood Drive

FM Blood Drive

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FM Blood Drive

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A Fort Madison Community Blood Drive will run from 9 am to noon at the Fort Madison Library Sheaffer Memorial Meeting Room. For appointments, call 800-747-5401. Walk-ins are welcome.

FM Blood Drive

DM Co. Camp Hosts

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DM Co. Camp Hosts

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This is the last day to submit an application to be a volunteer camp host in Des Moines County. For details and the application visit dmcconservation.com.

DM Co. Camp Hosts

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. It runs from 2 to 4 pm in the new Diabetes Education Center. The program is for anyone with Type 1 or 2 diabetes who has completed a 10-hour diabetes class. Please register by noon today for the class by calling 385-6518.

Diabetes Followup Class

Veterans Appreciation Day

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Veterans Appreciation Day

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Veterans Appreciation Day will be held at the Roberts Memorial Center in Keosauqua from 5 to 8 pm. All veterans, family members and supports are invited. Sandwiches, sides, dessert and a drink will be served by freewill donation by the American Legion posts and Van Buren County Commission on Veterans Affairs. The National Anthem will be performed and there will be an auction and bake sale. Proceeds from the event go to Honor Flights of Southeast Iowa. Representatives from veterans departments will also be on hand.

Veterans Appreciation Day

Alive After Five

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Alive After Five

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Sunnybrook Assisted Living of Mt. Pleasant hosts today’s Alive After Five event. Chamber members, their employees and guests are invited to attend this networking event.

Alive After Five

Immunization Clinics

1:00 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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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 Book Fair

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HCHC Book Fair

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HCHC Foundation hosts a Book Fair from 9 am to 4:30 pm in Classroom A-1 at HCHC. Premium quality books of all topics will be available at a reduced price. Gift items will also be available. A portion of the sales support HCHC Foundation programs. The book fair is open to the public.

HCHC Book Fair

Bonaparte Meeting

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Bonaparte Meeting

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Bonaparte Main Street’s annual Meeting will be held at the Bonaparte Retreat. A social with appetizers will be held from 6 to 6:30 pm. The meeting runs from 6:30 to 7 with a recognition of volunteers, overview of projects and activities and the presentation of the David Walton Memorial Award.

Bonaparte Meeting

Lemmings Concert

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Lemmings Concert

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Starr’s Cave Nature Center hosts the Lemmings at 7:30 pm in concert. Cost is $10 for adults or $2 for students. This is the final concert of the season.

Lemmings 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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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

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

Shottenkirk Blood Drive

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Shottenkirk Blood Drive

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Shottenkirk Mt. Pleasant hosts a Community Blood Drive from noon to 3 pm in the Training Room. For an appointment, call Sam Fuller at 385-2261. Walk-ins are welcome.

Shottenkirk Blood Drive

Branstad Town Hall

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Branstad Town Hall

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds will hold a Henry County Town Hall Meeting at 9 am at the ISU Extension Office in Mt. Pleasant. The event is free and open to the public.

Branstad Town Hall

Bulk Trash Dropoff

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Bulk Trash Dropoff

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Henry County rural residents Bulk Trash Dropoff is Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 9 am to noon at 900 West Washington in Mt. Pleasant. Furniture, mattresses, rolled carpet and carpet pad, up to six per household, will be accepted. Construction materials will not be accepted.

Bulk Trash Dropoff

Mepo One Acts

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Mepo One Acts

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Mediapolis High School Drama presents “A Night of One Acts” at 7 pm in the High School Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door, $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Mepo One Acts

NL Library Performance

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NL Library Performance

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The New London Library hosts Poet Mary Swander and the Eulenspiegel Puppet Theater Company at 10 am. This one hour adult program is free and open to the public with refreshments to follow.

NL Library Performance

1st Fridays Art Walk

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1st Fridays Art Walk

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Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk has the theme “Art in Motion: Dance and the Performing Arts.” Local and regional dancers of all genres will perform at the Arts and Convention Center from 7 to 10 pm. There will be an Open Community Dance from 10 to 11 pm at the Civic Center.

1st Fridays Art Walk

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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Homecoming for IWC starts today. Alumni Hospitality runs from noon to 4 pm at Howe Student Activity Center. A 50 year reception for the Class of 1963 will be in the President’s Home from 4 to 4:30 and an Extended Learning Reception will be at the Student Activity Center at 5 pm. The All-Alumni Reception begins at 5:30 with the All-Alumni Banquet and Distinguished Alumni Award. The Nurse Pinning Ceremony begins at 7:30 in the Chapel Auditorium.

IWC Homecoming

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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

MP Compost Site Open

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MP Compost Site Open

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The Mt. Pleasant Compost Site has opened for the season. They are open Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm and Wednesdays from 1 to 6 pm. Any questions, call 385-1480.

MP Compost Site Open

MPHS Prom

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MPHS Prom

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Mt. Pleasant High School students celebrate their prom. The promenade begins at 4:30. Students must register and be in line by 5 pm. Spectators can enter the building at 3:30 and use the west bleachers. Prom pictures will be taken from 2 to 5 pm. The dance is from 9 pm to noon. After Prom will be held at the High School from 12:30 to 3 am. There will be prizes and a hypnotist will perform. Food will be served.

MPHS Prom

Bulk Trash Dropoff

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Bulk Trash Dropoff

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Henry County rural residents Bulk Trash Dropoff is Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 9 am to noon at 900 West Washington in Mt. Pleasant. Furniture, mattresses, rolled carpet and carpet pad, up to six per household, will be accepted. Construction materials will not be accepted.

Bulk Trash Dropoff

Mepo One Acts

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Mepo One Acts

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Mediapolis High School Drama presents “A Night of One Acts” at 7 pm in the High School Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door, $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Mepo One Acts

Winfield Open House

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Winfield Open House

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Winfield Open House runs from 3 to 6 pm. Start at the Veterans Building to pick up a map and players card to be stamped at businesses in the area. A pulled pork meal will be served starting at 5:30 pm at the Winfield Fire Station and is by freewill donation. Proceeds benefit improvements to the city. There will be a drawing for prizes.

Winfield Open House

Farmington Metal Clean Up

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Farmington Metal Clean Up

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Farmington’s Metal Clean Up is today. Items must be out by 7 am. Scrap metal will be collected at no charge but appliances must have a sticker no matter the size. Stickers can be purchased at City Hall.

Farmington Metal Clean Up

Plant Sale

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Plant Sale

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A Master Gardener’s Plant Sale starts at 9 am at McMillan Park’s Wright Pavilion. There will be hostas, perennials, grasses, annuals, containers and more. Proceeds benefit community horticulture projects.

Plant Sale

NL Yard & Bake Sale

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NL Yard & Bake Sale

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New London United Methodist Women Yard and Bake Sale is from 8 am to 2 pm at NLUM Church. Lunch will be served from 11 to 1 with options of creamed chicken on a biscuit, beef burgers, hot dogs and homemade pie.

NL Yard & Bake Sale

NL Fire Dinner

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NL Fire Dinner

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The New London Fire Department hosts a Spaghetti Dinner from 3 to 7 pm. The meal is by freewill donation.

NL Fire Dinner

Church Rummage Sale

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Church Rummage Sale

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The Lincoln Street Baptist Church Rummage Sale is from 8 am to 2 pm at 1206 North Lincoln. There will be free refreshments.

Church Rummage Sale

NL Citywide Sales

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NL Citywide Sales

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New London’s Citywide Sales from from 8 am to 5 pm today. Maps are available at Casey’s, Jet Stop and Short Stop. There are also numerous meals and fundraisers going on throughout the day.

NL Citywide Sales

IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming

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IWC Homecoming continues today with a breakfast at the Howe Student Activity Center at 8:30 am. A baccalaureate service is at 10:30 am at the Chapel Auditorium. A lunch buffet will be serviced from 11:30 to 1 at the Dining Hall and Commencement starts at 1:30 with speaker Fredric Volkmann. A reception will follow on the campus lawn. A worship service begins at 5:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church.

IWC Homecoming

Mepo Citywide Sales

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Mepo Citywide Sales

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Mediapolis Citywide Sales are this week with nearly 100 sales taking place. Listings and locations are available at Mediapolis News.

Mepo Citywide Sales

Tree Planting & Care Workshop

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Tree Planting & Care Workshop

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ISU Extension hosts a Tree Planting and Young Tree Care Workshop at the Lee County Fairgrounds in Donnellson from 10 to 11 am. DNR District Forrester Lisa Louck will present the program. This is free and open to the public but registration is requested.

Tree Planting & Care Workshop

Ainsworth Breakfast

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Ainsworth Breakfast

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Ainsworth Community Center Opera House has their breakfast buffet fundraiser today from 7 to 9 am. Cost is $7 with children under 10 free.

Ainsworth Breakfast

Better Block Burlington

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Better Block Burlington

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Better Block Burlington is from 10 am to 3 pm on Main Street. It is sponsored by Des Moines County Living Well and will feature a fun run, bike parade, Zumba, health and fitness testing, food vendors and more.

Better Block Burlington

Swedesburg Healthy Communities

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Swedesburg Healthy Communities

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Healthy Communities free run/walk/bike/trike will start at 8:30 am at Swedesburg Lutheran Church. Children’s activities will run from 10 am to noon.

Swedesburg Healthy Communities

March for Babies

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March for Babies

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March for Babies will be held at Great River Medical Center. Check-in is at 8 am. For more information call 563-323-6378.

March for Babies

Phelps House Opens

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Phelps House Opens

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Phelps House Museum of Burlington opens for the season today. Hours are 1:30 to 4:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday through October.

Phelps House Opens

Van and the Movers

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Van and the Movers

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Van and the Movers, a rhythm and blues band performs at 7:30 pm at the Capitol Theater in Burlington. Tickets are available by calling 237-1099.

Van and the Movers

Van Buren County Welcome Center

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Van Buren County Welcome Center

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Opening for the season is the Van Buren County Welcome Center and McCoy Historical Museum in Keosauqua. Hours are 10 am to 3 pm with tours, music and refreshments available.

Van Buren County Welcome Center

Breakfast on Main

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Breakfast on Main

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Breakfast on Main is hosted by Bonaparte TOPS. The event is at the Bonaparte Opera House Community Room from 7 to 9 am. The menu consists of biscuits and gravy, sausage and bacon wraps, breakfast cups and beverages.

Breakfast on Main

Cinco de Mayo Party

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Cinco de Mayo Party

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The Mt. Pleasant Public Library hosts a Cinco de Mayo party from 11 am to 1 pm. Everyone of all ages are welcome and people may bring platters to share. There will be food, coffee and other refreshments.

Cinco de Mayo Party

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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

SEISIO Concert

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SEISIO Concert

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Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra finishes their season with “Mayflowers and Romance.” This is a performance of pops and classical music and will be held at 7:30 pm at the Sondheim Center in Fairfield. There will be an anatomy of orchestra music as well as a Talk-Back session. Tickets are $27 for Zone 1, $23 for Zone 2 and youth are $12. Tickets can be purchased at FairfieldACC.com or at the Ticket Office.

SEISIO Concert

Dixieland Show Band

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Dixieland Show Band

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The last performance of MCT Presents is Barbary Coast Dixieland Show Band. Showtime is 2 pm at the Mediapolis Community Auditorium. Tickets are $25 for adults, $12 for students. For tickets call 394-3811.

Dixieland Show Band

Blondes Vs. Brunettes

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Blondes Vs. Brunettes

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Blondes Vs. Brunettes is a powder puff football fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. Kickoff is 2 pm at the Burlington RecPlex. Tickets are $20.

Blondes Vs. Brunettes

Camp L-Kee-Ta Fun Day

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Camp L-Kee-Ta Fun Day

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Camp L-Kee-Ta of Danville hosts their Family Fun Day from 11 am to 2 pm. Cost is $5 with a light meal served. To register call 800-798-0833.

Camp L-Kee-Ta Fun Day

Donkey Basketball Game

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Donkey Basketball Game

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Donkey Basketball Game will be held at the Morning Sun Elementary Gym to benefit Morning Sun PTA. Food sales start at 5 pm with the game at 6. Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 at the door.

Donkey Basketball Game

Relay for Life Dinner

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Relay for Life Dinner

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Relay for Life of North Lee County has a maidrite dinner at Ivor Fowler Community Center at 4 pm. There will be a 50/50 drawing and raffles. The meal is by freewill donation to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Relay for Life Dinner

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Alcoholics Anonymous

iCal

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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