Archive for April, 2018

Tips for Planting Tomatoes in Home Gardens

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am


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Tomatoes are a popular vegetable to grow in home gardens and you may be wondering when is the best time to plant them.

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Communicate with Your Children Before Prom

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:20 am

A rite of passage is coming up for many area high school students and it can serve as a key time to communicate with your son or daughter about making safe and smart decisions.

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Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:13 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: United Presbyterian Home will host a community blood drive from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Thursday May 31 inside the large exercise area. To donate call 319-653-5473 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 3098 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-05-31

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:13 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Victory Christian Center in Columbus Junction will host a community blood drive from 2:45-6 p.m. on Wednesday May 30 inside Fellowship Hall. To donate call 319-653-1809 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 2889 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-05-30

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:12 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Riverside will be hosting a community blood drive from 3-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday May 22 inside the fire department. To donate call 319-330-8807 or visit blood center impact.org and use code 207 to locate the drive.

Date: 2018-05-22

MP Vocal Concert

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:12 pm

Title: MP Vocal Concert
Description: Mid-Prairie will be having a vocal concert for grades 5-12 on Tuesday May 15 at 7:15 p.m. at the high school gym.
Date: 2018-05-15

Highland Concert

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:12 pm

Title: Highland Concert
Description: Highland will be hosting a spring concert for grades 6-12 band grades 7-12 vocal on Monday May 14 at the high school gym.
Date: 2018-05-14

Bake Sale

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:11 pm

Title: Bake Sale
Description: The American Cancer Society and Washington County Relay for Life is holding a bake sale at Walmart on Saturday May 12 beginning at 9 a.m. The group will also be starting a campaign of Pack the Bus with non-perishable donations for the American Cancer Society Gerdin Hope Lodge in Iowa City. For more information call 319-653-1625.
Date: 2018-05-12

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:11 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Mid-Prairie High School will host a community blood drive from 7:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday May 10 inside the school gymnasium. To donate call 319-646-6091 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 560 to locate the drive.

Date: 2018-05-10

MP Band Concert

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:11 pm

Title: MP Band Concert
Description: Mid-Prairie will be having a band concert for grades 5-12 on Monday May 7 at 7:15 p.m. in the high school gym.

Date: 2018-05-07

Lamb Weigh In

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:10 pm

Title: Lamb Weigh In
Description: County fair lamb weigh-in is May 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the goat barn. All animals must be tagged to be eligible to be shown at the Washington County Fair. There is a charge of $1 per animal for ear tags, paid the day of weigh in. For more information call 319-653-4811.
Date: 2018-05-05

Goat Weigh In

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:10 pm

Title: Goat Weigh In
Description: County fair goat weigh-in is May 3 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the goat barn. All animals must be tagged to be eligible to be shown at the Washington County Fair. There is a charge of $1 per animal for ear tags, paid the day of weigh in. For more information call 319-653-4811.
Date: 2018-05-03

Early Out Movie

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:10 pm

Title: Early Out Movie
Description: Wellman-Scofield Public Library will host an early out movie on Wednesday May 2 at 2 p.m. The library will be showing The Fox and the Hound.
Date: 2018-05-02

IMS Play

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:09 pm

Title: IMS Play
Description: The Children’s Drama will be performed on Saturday April 28 at 7 p.m. and Sunday April 29 at 3 p.m. at Iowa Mennonite School in Celebration Hall. Featuring fresh tellings of the stories of Hansel and Gretel, Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig, and Mushkil Gusha. There is no admission charge, donations to the IMS Drama Department are welcome.
Start Date: 2018-04-28
End Date: 2018-04-29

High School Musical

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:08 pm

Title: High School Musical
Description: Washington High School presents High School Musical on Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday April 29 at 2:30 p.m. at the Washington Area Performing Arts & Events Center. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students.
Start Date: 2018-04-27
End Date: 2018-04-29

Bake Sale

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:08 pm

Title: Bake Sale
Description: The Washington County Coalition Against Sexual Assault will be hosting a bake sale at the Washington Walmart on Friday April 27 from 3-7 p.m. All proceeds will go to support survivors in Washington County.
Date: 2018-04-27

Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:08 pm

Title: Pancake Breakfast
Description: There will be a pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday April 21 beginning at 6:30 a.m. at the Washington Masonic Lodge at 108 North Marion. All proceeds from your freewill donation will go to the scholarship fund.
Date: 2018-04-21

Kewash Half Marathon

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:07 pm

Title: Kewash Half Marathon
Description: The Kewash Trail half marathon will be on Saturday April 21 at 8 a.m. For more information or to register visit Kewash Trail Half Marathon on Facebook.
Date: 2018-04-21

Antique Show

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:07 pm

Title: Antique Show
Description: Riverside Casino & Golf Resort is having antique show on Friday April 20 from 4-8 p.m., Saturday April 21 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday April 22 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the event center. The antique show is free to attend, and there will be an appraiser on site.
Start Date: 2018-04-20
End Date: 2018-04-22

Highland Play

Posted: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:06 pm

Title: Highland Play
Description: The Highland High School Fine Arts Department will perform their spring play “No Vacancy” on Friday April 20 and Saturday April 21 at 7 p.m. in the Highland High School Gymnasium. Cost is $5 for adults, $2 for children, and $1 for Highland students.
Start Date: 2018-04-20
End Date: 2018-04-21