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Washington Junior High School Pictures

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 9:30 pm

Title: Washington Junior High School Pictures
Description: Washington Junior High School student pictures will be taken at the school on Thursday September 23, beginning at 8:20 AM. All students and staff members will be photographed for school records and the memory book. Students are reminded if they want to purchase a picture package they need to have their coin envelope filled out and the money enclosed at the time the picture is taken. Questions? Call the school office at 653-5414.
Date: 2010-09-23

Washington Historical Tours

Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 9:29 pm

Title: Washington Historical Tours
Description: The Washington County Historical Society will be holding a site tours Friday and Saturday of Washington County Historical Sites from noon to 4pm both days. Some sites include the Red Brick School, Walnut School, the Strabala Big Barn, Brighton Book Bindery, Rubio Train Station, West Chester School, Kalona Historical Village and much more. Some sites are only open by appointment.
Start Date: 2010-09-17
End Date: 2010-09-18

Cellis Daniel Sperry Fairfield Concerts

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 12:16 am

Title: Cellis Daniel Sperry Fairfield Concerts
Description: Fairfield native Cellist Daniel Sperry will be returning home to hold two concerts in Fairfield. The first will be the House Concert – on Saturday, September 18th, 7:30 p.m. – $15 – RSVP to 641-469-5233. The Second will be at Cafe Paradiso – (Tomorrow/Today) Saturday, September 25th at 8 p.m. – $12 at the door. Since moving to Ashland, Oregon, Daniel has recorded two albums “ Cello Man Dreams” and “The Irrational Quest For Beauty.” Both Fairfield performances will feature his newly created “Musical Portraits” composed for individuals, some familiar standards and opera arias, and the poetry of Rumi, Neruda, Mary Oliver and others.
Date: 2010-09-25

Iowa Mennonite Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 12:16 am

Title: Iowa Mennonite Blood Drive
Description: Iowa Mennonite School’s National Honor Society will host their annual blood drive in the school’s gymnasium, Friday morning, October 1. Appointments are being accepted between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m.; donors may also walk in to donate. The drive is being administered by the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. Please call the school at 656-2073 or 683-2586 for more information.
Date: 2010-10-01

Iowa Mennonite Free Softball Clinic

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 12:01 am

Title: Iowa Mennonite Free Softball Clinic
Description: Iowa Mennonite School will offer a free softball clinic to all interested girls in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade, on Saturday, September 18. The clinic will run from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the softball complex at the school. Participants will learn hitting technique, base running, and proper fielding technique. To register, please contact IMS head coach Chris Nachtigall at the school (656-2073 or 683-2586), or 319-750-9077. Lunch will be provided.

Date: 2010-09-18

WACO Elementary Presents Fundraiser Featuring Jake McVey

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 12:00 am

Title: WACO Elementary Presents Fundraiser Featuring Jake McVey
Description: WACO Elementary Presents a Playground Fundraiser Featuring Nashville Recording Artist Jake McVey on Sunday September 26th from 5 to 7pm on the back of the playground. Supper will be served from 5 to 6:30 in the school cafeteria. Pictures and Autographs will follow. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and join us for a fun family event. Cost is a free will donation to help pay for the new playground.
Date: 2010-09-26

2nd Annual Oktoberfest & Alive After Five

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 11:58 pm

Title: 2nd Annual Oktoberfest & Alive After Five
Description: Please Join us for the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest & Alive After Five at Horak Insurance on Thursday October 7th from 5 to 8 pm Food and Drinks served.
Date: 2010-10-07

Ken Davis at Celebration Hall at Iowa Mennonite

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 11:56 pm

Title: Ken Davis at Celebration Hall at Iowa Mennonite
Description: Ken Davis will be appearing at Celebration Hall at Iowa Mennonite School, Sunday, October 24th at 6:00 PM. Ken Davis is a noted motivational speaker who has delivered his message of laughter and hope in hundreds of churches and conferences across America. Tickets for reserved seats are $18.00 each and are available by calling Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church at 319 656-2076.
Date: 2010-09-24

South East Iowa Singles Group Meetings

Posted: Monday, September 13th, 2010 at 11:55 pm

Title: South East Iowa Singles Group Meetings
Description: The South East Iowa Singles, a non denomination group of singles (ages 20 and up) have several upcoming events coming up. On Saturday 18th and 25th at 5pm the “ALIVE AT FIVE” worship service is in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church, 201 N Court Fairfield. Following the 18th worship at 6pm the group invites people to come eat out at the Pizza Ranch in Fairfield. Then they will be having a Public Dance from 7:30 – 11pm at the EAGLES on Highway 1 in Fairfield. Music will be Scottie. Everyone is welcome.
Date: 2010-09-18

Annual Train Show and Swap Meet

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 8:30 pm

Title: Annual Train Show and Swap Meet
Description: The Annual Train Show and Swap Meet held by the Washington Model Railroad Club is Sunday October 3rd from 9am to 3pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Washington. All Scales represented. Admission is $4 for Adults and $1 for kids 6-12. Early arrivals only $5. It is $18 to rent a swap table. There will be a food stand in the building and door prizes.. For more information call Mike Wroley at 319-653-3782.
Date: 2010-10-03

35th Annual Keokuk County Expo Craft Festival

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 8:29 pm

Title: 35th Annual Keokuk County Expo Craft Festival
Description: Its that time again for the 35th Annual Keokuk County Expo Craft Festival at the fairgrounds in Sigourney. There will be booths of crafts, fall pumpkins and much more. A drawing is held every hour for craft bucks to be spent at the craft festival. Lunch is also being served on the grounds. Come spend the day at the Keokuk County Expo Craft Festival on Saturday (Tomorrow/Today) September 18th, 2010 from 9am to 3pm. If you have any questions regarding this information call Jona Webb at 641-660-6429.
Date: 2010-09-18

SMART INVESTING AT THE KALONA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 10:23 pm

Title: SMART INVESTING AT THE KALONA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Description: IF YOU’RE THINKING OF INVESTING, OR JUST WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT MANAGING YOUR FINANCES, BE SURE TO SIGN UP NOW FOR THE FREE “SMART INVESTING @ YOUR LIBRARY” CLASSES AT THE KALONA PUBLIC LIBRARY.

THE FIRST CLASS, TAUGHT BY I.S.U. EXTENSION STAFF, WILL BE HELD FROM 6 TO 7:30 P.M. THURS., SEPT. 30 AT THE LIBRARY, 510 C AVE. THERE WILL BE CLASSES FOR FIRST TIME INVESTORS, THOSE PREPARING FOR RETIREMENT AND RETIREES. FOR MORE INFORMATION – AND TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES – CALL THE KALONA PUBLIC LIBRARY AT 319-656-3501.

AFTER THE FIRST FACE-TO-FACE CLASS, ONLINE CLASSES AND BOOKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO STUDY AT YOUR OWN PACE. A FINAL CLASS AT THE LIBRARY WILL BE 6 TO 7:30 P.M. THURS., NOV. 11.

Date: 2010-09-30

First Baptist Church Youth Ministry Starting

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 10:22 pm

Title: First Baptist Church Youth Ministry Starting
Description: First Baptist Church in Washington will be starting their Youth and
Children\’s Ministry for the Fall. Jr. High and Sr High youth will start
meeting on Wednesday September 15th at 7:00 Pm. The Jyf Group will start
on Wednesday September 22nd. at 7:00 Pm. If you have any questions
regarding these two ministries please call the church office at 653-3748
or Pastor Carr at 461-5895.

Start Date: 2010-09-15
End Date: 2010-09-22

Wash. Fall Clean Up

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 1:23 am

Title: Wash. Fall Clean Up
Location: Washington
Description: Fall clean-up is held in the middle of October but the exact date has not been set yet. People should not be putting items for pick up on the curbs yet. If we receive complaints about their junk, they will be ticketed.
Start Date: 2010-09-07
End Date: 2010-10-15

Public Library Fall Reg.

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 1:22 am

Title: Public Library Fall Reg.
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library has begun registration for fall programs. New this fall will be a Science club for 3rd-5th graders. Other programs will be available for toddlers through school age readers. Stop by the front desk for more information.
Start Date: 2010-09-01
End Date: 2010-11-01

Gospel Echoes Banquet

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 12:42 am

Title: Gospel Echoes Banquet
Description: The Gospel Echoes Banquet is scheduled for Friday Oct. 1st at 6:30pm at the Sunnyside Mennonite Church in Kalona. The Public is invited to join the Gospel Echos Team for a time of music and inspiration along with a delicious home-style dinner. There will be a special presentation celebrating 40 years of Gods Faithfulness, Music provided by the Harvest Team as well as a ministry report and Prison Ministry Multi Media Presentation. A freewill offering will be received for prison ministry to provide literature and ministry teams to prisons and chaplains throughout the U.S. free of charge!

For Ticket information call Stan and Beth Shetler at 319-646-6864

Date: 2010-10-01

Columbus Community HIgh School Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 12:41 am

Title: Columbus Community HIgh School Blood Drive
Description: The Columbus Community High School and the FCCLA is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Wednesday September 22nd from 1:30pm to 6:30pm in the American Legion Hall located at 99 2nd Street in Columbus Junction. For More information call Lois Micks at 319-728-2231 ext. 3332. Walk-ins are Welcome.
Date: 2010-09-22

Halycon House Alzheimers Support Group

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 12:40 am

Title: Halycon House Alzheimers Support Group
Description: The Halcyon House will be hosting an Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting on September 16 at 2pm. The session will be lead by Bonnie Boshart from Lending Hands, Inc. The session will include a discussion of the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. The meeting is open to the public. Come in the Bistro Entrance and to the Game Room at the Halcyon House at 1124 South Ave. B. Light refreshments will be served. For more information call Lending Hands at 319-653-2661.
Date: 2010-09-16

Parents as Teachers Play Groups

Posted: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 12:39 am

Title: Parents as Teachers Play Groups
Description: Parents as Teachers will be offering play groups again this year. Play groups provide an opportunity for children to play in a safe, fun environment while parents get a chance to talk with other adults about the joys and frustrations of parenting.

They will be meeting on Wednesdays, beginning on September 22 at 9:30 – 10:30 am. at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington.

Becky Widmer will be the group leader. If you have any questions please call the Parents as Teachers office at 461-9007

Start Date: 2010-09-09
End Date: 2010-09-29

American Quilters Bus Trip

Posted: Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 12:15 am

Title: American Quilters Bus Trip
Description: The Kalona Historical Village will be hosting a bus trip to the American Quilters Society Show in
Des Moines on October 7th. Cost for the trip is $65 and includes coffee, and doughnuts for
breakfast on the bus, entry into the show, dinner at the Machine Shed, bus trip, and gratuities to
the driver. For more information please contact Nancy at kalonatours@kctc.net or 319-656-2519,
limited seating is available and is on a first come first server basis.

Date: 2010-10-07