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Concert

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:25 am

Title: Concert
Description: The Washington High School Spring Vocal Concert will be held in the high school gym on Monday, May 12th at 7:30pm.
Date: 2014-05-12

Women’s Conference

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:24 am

Title: Women\’s Conference
Description: The Washington United Methodist Church is hosting a women\’s conference called Pink Impact 2014 from 9am to 9:30pm on Saturday, May 17th. The event is free of charge and no registration is needed. For more information, call 653-7959.
Date: 2014-05-17

Kidzfest

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:24 am

Title: Kidzfest
Description: Washington County Hospital and Clinics will hold their Kidzfest event on the Washington Square from 4 to 8pm on Friday, May 9th.
Date: 2014-05-09

Skating Party

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:23 am

Title: Skating Party
Description: A skating event fundraiser for Relay for Life is being held at the Wellman Skating Rink on Friday, May 30th from 7 to 9pm. Cost is $5 per person.
Date: 2014-05-30

Tree Event

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:22 am

Title: Tree Event
Description: A Tree Giveaway will be held on Saturday, May 10th beginning at 8am on the east side of the Washington square. The event is sponsored by Washington Tree Committee and donations are appreciated.
Date: 2014-05-10

Fish Fry

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:20 am

Title: Fish Fry
Description: Sunrise Terrace of Winfield will host a fish fry on Thursday, May 15th from 5 to 7pm. The public is invited. Proceeds will go to the NAHCA organization.
Date: 2014-05-15

Tip Night

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:19 am

Title: Tip Night
Description: A tip night will be held with Wayland MYF at the Washington Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8pm on Monday, May 12th. The proceeds will help go towards the cost of a mission trip.
Date: 2014-05-12

Food Drive

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:17 am

Title: Food Drive
Description: Letter carriers will collect nonperishable food along their routes on Saturday, May 10th. Donations will go to the Church of God food bank. Place items out before your mail is delivered.
Date: 2014-05-10

Program

Posted: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:17 am

Title: Program
Description: A program on the Viggers family will be presented at the Washington County Genealogical Society on Tuesday, May 6th at 7pm. The Viggers helped save the Conger House, Blair House, and DAR Cabin. The public is welcome.
Date: 2014-05-06

Breakfast

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:53 am

Title: Breakfast
Description: Washington Morning Optimist Club is hosting a pancake and sausage breakfast at the Central Park Community center on Saturday from 6:30 to 10am. A freewill offering goes to the center.
Date: 2014-05-03

Alive After 5

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:52 am

Title: Alive After 5
Description: An Alive After 5 with Ruhl & Ruhl is being held Tuesday, May 6th from 5 to 7pm at their location in Washington.
Date: 2014-05-06

Concert

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:51 am

Title: Concert
Description: The Ottumwa Civic Music Association will present Les Trompettes 7:30 PM, May 10, 2014, at the Bridge View Center,
102 Church St, Ottumwa IA.
Composed of five musicians, this unique group plays a wide range of instruments from the piccolo to bass trumpet.
While pursuing their classical training, they have let their taste for quirky fun run loose on stage making an entertaining
and humorous performance.
Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students or by season ticket. Indian Hills Community College students are admitted free
with their student ID.
You may call 641-777-5903 for more information.

Date: 2014-05-10

Plant Sale

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:50 am

Title: Plant Sale
Description: The Washington County Master Gardeners annual plant sale will be held on Saturday, May 17, at the fairgrounds beginning at 8:00 am. For more information, call 319-653-4811.

Date: 2014-05-17

Extension

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:49 am

Title: Extension
Description:

Youth who have completed 8th grade through 12th grade are eligible to attend the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Online registration for the conference is now open, and youth must register by 11:59 p.m., May 30. The registration fee is $175. More information and the registration link can be found at www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/iowa4hyouthconference or by contacting Washington County Extension at 319.653-4811.

Date: 2014-05-30

Extension

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:41 am

Title: Extension
Description: Beef producers interested in learning more about fescue management and comparing fall versus spring calving should plan to attend one of two upcoming beef management update sessions in southern Iowa. The sessions are May 20 and May 21 and feature animal science professor and beef cow specialist Ken Coffey from the University of Arkansas.

The May 20 update will be held at the Afton Community Center on the west side of the town square. The May 21 location is the Rathbun Regional Water Association Headquarters, 16166 Highway J29.

Session start time is 7 p.m. for both locations. The session cost is $10, payable at the door.

Date: 2014-05-20

Extension

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:41 am

Title: Extension
Description: The annual “Update for Veterinarians” program by Iowa State University’s Iowa Beef Center features a full day of education and demonstrations focused on beef cattle. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Joe Sellers is organizing the program and invites practitioners who work with cattle to make plans now to attend the May 21 event at the Iowa State University McNay Research Farm near Chariton.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the McNay headquarters with the first speaker starting at 9:15 a.m. The group will then travel to the beef facilities for two sets of breakout sessions. Three more presentation sessions will follow lunch at the farm headquarters, with the program ending about 3:30 p.m.
Those who preregister by May 15 will pay $50 per person, which includes the noon meal. Those who preregister after May 15 and those who register onsite will pay $70. All registrations are done through the Lucas County Extension Office in Chariton.
The brochure with registration form is available on the IBC website. For more information, contact Sellers by phone at 641-203-1270 or by email at sellers@iastate.edu.

Date: 2014-05-21

Library Concert

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 10:01 pm

Title: Library Concert
Description: IMS Music Instructor Josh Tyson and IMS resident piano instructor, Susan See will perform four handed piano pieces at the Washington Library on Thursday, May 8th from 12:15 to 12:45.
Date: 2014-05-08

Pesticide

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 10:01 pm

Title: Pesticide
Description: IDALS will offer pesticide testing on Friday, May 9th at the Washington County Extension Office. Tests are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 653-4811 for more information.
Date: 2014-05-09

Extension Program

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Title: Extension Program
Description: Current issues in rural property management, appraisal, and sales and purchase are up for discussion at the Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference, May 21 at Iowa State University.

Sponsored by the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and ISU Extension and Outreach, the Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference is intended for farm managers, rural appraisers, real estate brokers and other rural professionals interested in the land market in Iowa. The 2014 program, at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State campus, is coordinated by the Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

The registration fee is $100 on or before May 7 and $110 after May 7. Complete conference information, including registration, agenda, location and contact information, is available at
www.extension.iastate.edu/registration/events/conferences/soilmanagement/index.html.

The Iowa Real Estate Commission has approved this conference for five hours of continuing education for renewal of a real estate and broker\’s license. This conference also has been approved for five hours of continuing education for Iowa Appraisal License renewal.

This is the longest running conference at Iowa State, said Jennifer Vit, with ISU Extension and Outreach Conference Planning and Management. It is designed for anyone who has an interest in agricultural land, land management and land valuation. The program is planned each year by an independent group.

Larry Trede, executive director of ASFMRA, and chair of the conference planning committee, said that this year’s conference “will focus on issues that are currently important to rural agricultural professionals.”

Leading experts will discuss five current issues and their implications to soil management and land valuation: the U.S. economy and its relationship to Iowa agriculture; weather and climate change and the impact upon agriculture; the use of unmanned aerial systems (drones) and how they can impact agriculture in Iowa; energy production, particularly hydraulic fracturing in oil production; and the impact of livestock production in Iowa and significant trends and changes occurring in the livestock industry and its relationship to Iowa agriculture and Iowa farmland.

Date: 2014-05-21

Extension Program

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Title: Extension Program
Description: Current issues in rural property management, appraisal, and sales and purchase are up for discussion at the Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference, May 21 at Iowa State University.

Sponsored by the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and ISU Extension and Outreach, the Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference is intended for farm managers, rural appraisers, real estate brokers and other rural professionals interested in the land market in Iowa. The 2014 program, at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State campus, is coordinated by the Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

The registration fee is $100 on or before May 7 and $110 after May 7. Complete conference information, including registration, agenda, location and contact information, is available at
www.extension.iastate.edu/registration/events/conferences/soilmanagement/index.html.

The Iowa Real Estate Commission has approved this conference for five hours of continuing education for renewal of a real estate and broker\’s license. This conference also has been approved for five hours of continuing education for Iowa Appraisal License renewal.

This is the longest running conference at Iowa State, said Jennifer Vit, with ISU Extension and Outreach Conference Planning and Management. It is designed for anyone who has an interest in agricultural land, land management and land valuation. The program is planned each year by an independent group.

Larry Trede, executive director of ASFMRA, and chair of the conference planning committee, said that this year’s conference “will focus on issues that are currently important to rural agricultural professionals.”

Leading experts will discuss five current issues and their implications to soil management and land valuation: the U.S. economy and its relationship to Iowa agriculture; weather and climate change and the impact upon agriculture; the use of unmanned aerial systems (drones) and how they can impact agriculture in Iowa; energy production, particularly hydraulic fracturing in oil production; and the impact of livestock production in Iowa and significant trends and changes occurring in the livestock industry and its relationship to Iowa agriculture and Iowa farmland.

Date: 2014-05-07