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Learn to Knit

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 10:27 pm

Title: Learn to Knit
Description: Learn to knit at the Kalona Public Library on Monday, January 17 from 1 to 2:20pm. Rosemary Fisher will be holding a free class for youth is in grades 4 through 6 on how to knit. Materials will be provided. To register, email Erin Sehorn at, or call the library at 656-3501.
Date: 2011-01-17

Highland School Forum

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 10:26 pm

Title: Highland School Forum
Description: The Highland Community School District will hold a community forum Monday, January 24 at 6pm in the new board room at Highland High School to discuss changing the school day schedule.
Date: 2011-01-24

Riverside Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 10:26 pm

Title: Riverside Blood Drive
Description: A Riverside Community Blood Drive will be held Thursday, January 20 from 3 to 6pm in the Riverside Fire Department Training Room. To make appointments, call Terry Philips at 319-430-8536. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Date: 2011-01-20

Keota School Taking Names

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 10:24 pm

Title: Keota School Taking Names
Description: Keota Elementary School is now taking names for Kindergarten for the 2011/2012 school year. Any child who turns 5 by September 15, 2011 may attend. Please contact the elementary office at 641-636-2323 to register your child’s name and birthday.
Date: 2011-01-27

Washington Animal Shelter Help Needed

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 10:23 pm

Title: Washington Animal Shelter Help Needed
Description: The Washington animal shelter is looking for old, blankets, old towels and old pillows for animal bedding. For more information contact Dorothy Schwab at 641-636-2246.
Date: 2011-01-27

Bingo in Keota

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Title: Bingo in Keota
Description: Bingo at the Expo Hall in Keota will be on Wed., January 26 from 6-8:30pm. Any questions can be directed to Janis Collins at 641-634-2160.
Date: 2011-01-26

Keep Columbus Beautiful Meeting

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 10:20 pm

Title: Keep Columbus Beautiful Meeting
Description: The next Keep Columbus Beautiful meeting will be held Tuesday, January 18th from 5:15 to 6:30pm at City Hall. Ideas to be discussed include the Chautauqua Park Makeover, Community Gardens, downtown planters, entry way signs and litter clean up. For more information contact Mallory Smith or Jim Gabriel.
Date: 2011-01-18

Wild Turkey Federation Banquet

Posted: Thursday, January 13th, 2011 at 9:54 pm

Title: Wild Turkey Federation Banquet
Description: The Misty Morning Monarch Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host its annual membership and fund raising banquet on Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Washington. The evening will offer raffles, games and auction of sporting household items. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the meal at 7:00p.m. Tickets are $ 45 includes a meal and membership. Two meals and one membership are available for $60.00. Tickets are available from Duane Hayes – 653-2475 or Tom Bollman – 653-4278. Tickets will not be available at the door.
Date: 2011-02-05

American Legion Riders Soup Supper

Posted: Thursday, January 13th, 2011 at 9:54 pm

Title: American Legion Riders Soup Supper
Description: The 4th Annual American Legion Riders Soup Supper will be Saturday, February 26 at the National Guard Readiness Center in Washington. Serving will be from 4:30 to 7:30. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. Contact Rick Conrad at 319.461.3032 or any American Legion Rider for more information.
Date: 2011-02-26

Stamp Day

Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 at 11:59 pm

Title: Stamp Day
Description: There will be a day of stamping on Sat. Jan. 29 from 10-4 at 1523 Lone Oak Circle in Fairfield. You will make 6 cards plus a cardholder and fun Valentine projects with treats. Cost is $35 which includes lunch. You must pre-register by Jan. 18 at 641-472-6014.
Date: 2011-01-29

IMS Benefit Concert

Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 at 11:58 pm

Title: IMS Benefit Concert
Description: Iowa Mennonite School’s 43-member Touring Choir, under the direction of Karenza Yoder, will present a “Benefit Concert” on Sunday, January 30 at 4:00 p.m. in Celebration Hall on the school’s campus.
Date: 2011-01-30

IMS Chili Supper

Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 at 11:58 pm

Title: IMS Chili Supper
Description: The senior class of Iowa Mennonite School will prepare, host and serve a Chili Supper, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 22 in the IMS gym. Tickets are available from any member of the senior class; by calling the school office 656-2073 or 683-2586; or by showing up during serving hours on the 22nd. Proceeds benefit the class and helps cover the costs of their class trip and other expenses.
For those to whom chili does not sound appealing, there will be an alternative offered as well.

Date: 2011-01-22

IMS Art Fine Art Series

Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 at 11:57 pm

Title: IMS Art Fine Art Series
Description: The Iowa Mennonite School’s 2010-11 Fine Arts Series continues Saturday, January 15, with a 7:00 p.m. performance by The March Winds, featuring The Sunday Evening Brass Quintet and The Court Hill Woodwind Quintet. Tickets are available by calling the IMS office 656-2073 or 683-2586 or by purchasing at the ticket office the evening of the performance.
Date: 2011-01-15

Ainsworth Fun Days Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 at 11:57 pm

Title: Ainsworth Fun Days Fundraiser
Description: The Ainsworth Fun Days committee is having an all you can eat spaghetti dinner to help raise money to bring back Ainsworth Fun Days on Saturday, February 5th from 4:30 to 7pm in the Ainsworth Gym. The cost is $5.00 per person, all you can eat. There is also going to be raffle drawings and a silent auction.
Date: 2011-02-05

Rubio Music Jam

Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 at 11:56 pm

Title: Rubio Music Jam
Description: The Rubio Music Jam will be Saturday, February 5th. Sandwiches and dessert will be served starting at 5:00pm with music starting at 6:00pm and new talent is welcome. Cost is a free will donation.
Date: 2011-02-05

Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Dinner

Posted: Saturday, January 8th, 2011 at 6:01 pm

Title: Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Dinner
Description: The 9th Annual Washington AM’ers Kiwanis Club Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner and Ice Cream Social will be Wednesday February 9th from 4 to 11pm at the Washington Junior High School at 1111 South Ave. B. Cost for adults is $9 in advance, $10 at the door. Children are $6 in advance and $7 at the door. Children 5 and under are free
Date: 2011-02-09

Legion Chicken and Fish fry

Posted: Thursday, January 6th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

Title: Legion Chicken and Fish fry
Description: The Sigourney American Legion will be holding a fish and chicken fry on Saturday January 15 at the legion building from 5:30 to 7pm. Price is $8.
Date: 2011-01-15

Keota Girl Scouts

Posted: Thursday, January 6th, 2011 at 9:31 pm

Title: Keota Girl Scouts
Description: Keota is starting a Girl Scout troop for girls in 2nd through 5th grades. The first meeting will be Saturday January 8 at St. Mary’s Hall in the family room from 1 to 2:15pm. Sign up for new members will be at the meeting. for questions please contact Angela Conrad at 319-461-0902.
Date: 2011-01-08

Harper KC Fish Fry

Posted: Thursday, January 6th, 2011 at 9:31 pm

Title: Harper KC Fish Fry
Description: The KC Hall in Harper will be hosting a Fish Fry on Friday January 14. serving from 5 to 8pm. cost is $8 per person, children only $4. Serving Whole Catfish and all the fixings.
Date: 2011-01-14

Kalona Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, January 6th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

Title: Kalona Blood Drive
Description: The Kalona Optimist Club is sponsoring a blood drive Monday January 10 from 2 to 7pm at the Kalona Mennonite Church. To donate contact Gene Miller at 656-2322.
Date: 2011-01-10