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Bright Futures Walk/Run Program

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Title: Bright Futures Walk/Run Program
Description: Bright Futures Chiropractic in Kalona is having an eight-week walking and running program beginning Monday at 6:30 p.m. Participants receive a simple program to follow for eight weeks, beginning with a brief training tip followed by a 30-minute group walk, or walk and run. Proceeds from the program benefit the Bunker Mill Trail Project. For more information, contact Bright Futures Chiropractic at 319-656-2888.
Date: 2011-08-15

Louisa County Tractor Ride

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:25 pm

Title: Louisa County Tractor Ride
Description: The 7th annual Louisa County Tractor Ride will be Sunday, August 21st at 8:30 a.m. Registration begins at 8:00 at the Wapello Elevator. Lunch will be provided by the Louisa County Cattlemen’s Association at the Letts City Park. For more information, contact Lee Harris at 319-868-7872.
Date: 2011-08-21

PAWS and More Motor Expo

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:25 pm

Title: PAWS and More Motor Expo
Description: The 13th annual PAWS and More Central Park Motor Expo is Sunday, August 28th. The expo features a poker walk, piston toss, and the motor expo. Registration takes place from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and judging will be from noon to 1:00. For more information, contact Rick Stauffer at 319-863-3268.
Date: 2011-08-28

8/28

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:23 pm

Title: 8/28
Description: PAWS and More Animal Shelter is collecting donations of used books, DVDs, VHS tapes, video games, and CDs. For more information or to donate used items, contact Sheila Hanson at 319-461-5560.
Date: 2011-08-28

Alzheimer’s Session at Halcyon House

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Title: Alzheimer\’s Session at Halcyon House
Description: Halcyon House will hold an informative session about Alzheimer’s disease Thursday, August 18th at 2:00 p.m. The session will be led by Bonnie Boshart from Lending Hands Adult Day Services. The meeting is open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Lending Hands at 319-653-2661.
Date: 2011-08-18

Columbus Back to School Bash

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Title: Columbus Back to School Bash
Description: The Columbus Community School District and the Wildcats First group are sponsoring a \”Back to School Bash\” Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the lawn of the administrative office on the district campus, near the high school in Columbus Junction. The \”Bash\” will feature a free hot dog supper, tours of the school buildings, opportunities to meet teachers, and a chance for students to load their school supplies in their lockers. For more information, call 319-728-2911.
Date: 2011-08-15

Louisa County Historical Society Open Houses

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:21 pm

Title: Louisa County Historical Society Open Houses
Description: The Louisa County Historical Society is hosting an open house for three of its museums Sunday. The Randy Griffin museum in Grandview, the Columbus Junction Museum, and the Louisa County Historical Museum in Wapello will be open from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. For more information, contact the Louisa County Historical Society at 319-527-5247.
Date: 2011-08-14

WCHC Welcome Reception

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:20 pm

Title: WCHC Welcome Reception
Description: Washington County Hospital and Clinics invites the public in welcoming its new CEO, Dennis Hunger. A welcome reception will be Monday, August 29th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the South Lobby of the Washington County Hospital. For more information on the reception, call 319-653-5481.
Date: 2011-08-29

Lone Tree Fall Festival

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Title: Lone Tree Fall Festival
Description: The Lone Tree Fall Festival will be held Friday, August 19th and Saturday, August 20th (tomorrow/today) in Lone Tree. Events begin at 5:00 that Friday evening with the Next Generation Shows, carnival rides, and concessions. Other weekend events include a youth talent show, bids for baskets auction, a 5K and 1 mile fun run, and more. The parade begins at 11:00 a.m. that Saturday. For more information call 319-629-4222.
Start Date: 2011-08-19
End Date: 2011-08-20

12th Annual SIDS Walk

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Title: 12th Annual SIDS Walk
Description: The 12th annual Iowa SIDS Foundation “Walk for the Future” will be held Saturday, August 27th in Sunset Park in Washington at 8:30 a.m. Participants can register online or request a registration form by calling Tony and Tricia Lipski at 319-653-7418.
Date: 2011-08-27

Wooden Chair and Window Affair

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:47 pm

Title: Wooden Chair and Window Affair
Description: The Washington Care Center is having an Old Wooden Chair and Window Affair. You can donate old wooden chairs and windows to the Care Center. The windows and chairs will be for local and surrounding artists to decorate. The Care Center will be auctioning off all items at a later date. Proceeds go to the Care Center’s “Loving Residents Activities Fund.”
Start Date: 2011-07-29
End Date: 2011-08-15

Theology on Tap

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:46 pm

Title: Theology on Tap
Description: Theology on Tap of Washington will be hosting an event Thursday, August 4th at 6:00 p.m. at the KC Hall Lounge in Washington. A taco bar will be served, and at 6:30 p.m. Father Joe DeFrancisco, professor at St. Ambrose University, will be speaking on the Theology of Spirituality. The event is free and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, call Amanda Adam at 319-461-1165.
Date: 2011-08-04

Ainsworth Community Center Breakfast Buffet

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:41 pm

Title: Ainsworth Community Center Breakfast Buffet
Description: There will be a breakfast buffet at the Ainsworth Community Center and Opera House Saturday, August 6th from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. The buffet is $7 for adults and free for those 10 and under with an adult.
Date: 2011-08-06

Clothing and School Supply Giveaway

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:41 pm

Title: Clothing and School Supply Giveaway
Description: St. James Catholic Church and the First Christian Church in Washington are having a clothing and school supply giveaway Friday, August 12th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 13th from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The giveaway is located in the St. James school gym.
Start Date: 2011-08-12
End Date: 2011-08-13

Washington Y Girls’ Camp

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 11:38 pm

Title: Washington Y Girls\’ Camp
Description: The Washington Y will have its “Take a Walk on the Wild Side” girl’s day camp Monday, August 15th through Friday, August 19th at Lake Darling Youth Campground. The camp is for girls who have completed second through seventh grade. The camp fee is $165. For more information call Chris Gaughan at 319-653-2141.
Start Date: 2011-08-15
End Date: 2011-08-19

Alive After 5 at Bronzed Bliss

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:43 am

Title: Alive After 5 at Bronzed Bliss
Description: The Washington Chamber of Commerce will have an Alive After 5 event Tuesday, August 9th at Bronzed Bliss. The Chamber will be celebrating Bronzed Bliss’ third anniversary. For more information, call 319-653-4826.
Date: 2011-08-09

Celebrate Washington

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:41 am

Title: Celebrate Washington
Description: Celebrate Washington is Saturday, August 6th in downtown Washington from 10:00 a.m. to midnight. Celebrate Washington features an art show, local live entertainment, kids’ activities, and more. There will also be a concert by Bob Dorr and the Blue Band with a street dance and beer tent. For more information, visit www.mainstreetwashington.org.
Date: 2011-08-06

Chamber of Commerce Men’s Fun Day

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:40 am

Title: Chamber of Commerce Men\’s Fun Day
Description: The Washington Chamber of Commerce is having a Men’s Fun Day with a 4-man best shot golf tournament at the Washington Golf and Country Club Wednesday, August 24th. There will be three shotgun starts at 9:00, noon, and 3:00. Registrations are due by Thursday, August 11th by calling 319-653-3272.
Date: 2011-08-24

Winfield Crooked Creek Days

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:40 am

Title: Winfield Crooked Creek Days
Description: The Winfield Crooked Creek Days are Friday, August 5th through Sunday, August 7th. Events include the 14th annual Cardboard Boat Races Friday night at the Winfield Field Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club, a fun run Saturday morning at 7:00, and a number of contests and games. For more information, contact Sharon Jennings at 319-257-6632.
Start Date: 2011-08-05
End Date: 2011-08-07

United Methodist Church Pork and Sweet Corn Supper

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:39 am

Title: United Methodist Church Pork and Sweet Corn Supper
Description: The United Methodist Church in Washington is having a pork and sweet corn supper Thursday, July 28th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the church. Tickets for the supper are $6 in advance or $7 at the door. Kids ages 4 and under are $3. Drive-thru or carryout are also available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 319-653-5446.
Date: 2011-07-28