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Washington Model Railroad Club Train Show

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:17 am

Title: Washington Model Railroad Club Train Show
Description: The Washington Model Railroad Club’s Annual Train Show and swap meet is Sunday, October 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the KC Hall. All scales will be represented. Admission is $4 for adults and $1 for children ages 6-12. There will also be a food stand available. For more information, call Mike Worley at 319-653-3782.
Date: 2011-10-02

Hospice of Washington County 5K Walk/Run

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:16 am

Title: Hospice of Washington County 5K Walk/Run
Description: Hospice of Washington County’s annual 5K Walk and Run is Saturday, September 17th beginning at 9:00 a.m. Registration for the race begins at 8:00. Families wishing to honor a loved one may submit a photo and brief personal note to be displayed along the Memorial Path. For more information, call Hospice of Washington County at 319-653-7321.
Date: 2011-09-17

Washington Rotary Club Turkey Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:16 am

Title: Washington Rotary Club Turkey Dinner
Description: The Washington Rotary Club is having a turkey dinner Monday, September 12th in the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Tickets can be ordered in advance from Rotary Club members. For more information, contact the Washington Rotary Club.
Date: 2011-09-12

23rd Annual Washington Craft Show

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:15 am

Title: 23rd Annual Washington Craft Show
Description: The 23rd annual Washington Craft Show will be Saturday, September 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the square. Enjoy the work of over 100 crafters and exhibits from around the Midwest. There will also be a variety of food available. The Hospice of Washington County Quilt Raffle will take place at 3:00. Admission to the event is free. For more information, call the Washington Chamber of Commerce at 319-653-3272.
Date: 2011-09-10

Old Settlers Picnic

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:15 am

Title: Old Settlers Picnic
Description: The Old Settlers Picnic will be held Sunday, September 11th in Walker Park in River Junction. Activities will begin at 11:00 with music by the Old Post Office Brass Band followed by a potluck lunch at noon. The public is invited to bring a covered dish. Afternoon entertainment features The Heart Strings Band. For more information, call Gerald Morgan at 319-629-5296.
Date: 2011-09-11

Hamakua Place Gospel Music Sing

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:14 am

Title: Hamakua Place Gospel Music Sing
Description: Hamakua Place will have a gospel music sing Saturday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. There will be an evening of gospel music entertainment for the whole family. Proceeds from the event go to the Washington youth emergency shelter project. Light refreshments will be provided afterward. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-10-15

Hamakua Place Fall Fundraiser BBQ

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:14 am

Title: Hamakua Place Fall Fundraiser BBQ
Description: Hamakua Place will have a fall fundraiser barbeque Saturday, September 17th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hamakua Place. Residents are encouraged to come enjoy grilled pork burgers and bratwurst along with salads, desserts, and beverages, or takeout is also welcome. A free will offering will be accepted. Proceeds go to Hamakua Place’s after-school programs for teens. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-09-17

Hamakua Warriors Fall Kick-Off Party

Posted: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 12:13 am

Title: Hamakua Warriors Fall Kick-Off Party
Description: Hamakua Place will have a fall kick-off party for the Hamakua Warriors Wednesday, September 14th at 6:30 p.m. All youth ages 7th through 12th grade are encouraged to attend. There will be free food, prize giveaways, and a concert with the Christian band S.O.S. For more information, call Hamakua Place at 319-653-4700.
Date: 2011-09-14

SHARE Iowa Orders Due

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:36 am

Title: SHARE Iowa Orders Due
Description: Share Iowa is accepting September orders from Saturday until Friday, September 9th online at shareiowa.org or by ordering at Central Park Community Center from Max Cousins. For more information, call 319-653-7906.
Start Date: 2011-08-27
End Date: 2011-09-09

Planned Parenthood Annual Book Sale

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:36 am

Title: Planned Parenthood Annual Book Sale
Description: Washington County Planned Parenthood is accepted donations of used books for their annual book sale. You can drop off donations at the Planned Parenthood clinic or also in the collection box inside the corner lobby of U.S. Bank. The book sale is Wednesday, September 28th through Friday, September 30th in the 4-H Building at the Washington County Fairgrounds. For more information, call 319-653-6933.
Start Date: 2011-09-28
End Date: 2011-09-30

Washington DrumJam

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:35 am

Title: Washington DrumJam
Description: Main Street Washington and the Dancing Drum are sponsored the Washington DrumJam Saturday in Washington’s Central Park. You’re invited to drum, shake, and play in this exciting interactive drumming event under the Central Park Band Shell from 6:00 to 8:00. For more information call Main Street Washington at 319-653-3918.
Date: 2011-08-27

City of Sigourney Open House

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:35 am

Title: City of Sigourney Open House
Description: The city of Sigourney is hosting an open house celebrating its new location, 100 N. Main St., on Friday, September 2nd from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to attend and see the new city offices.
Date: 2011-09-02

United Presbyterian Church Drive-In

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:34 am

Title: United Presbyterian Church Drive-In
Description: United Presbyterian Church’s youth group Crew 79 is having its 7th annual Drive-In on the church parking lot Sunday, September 25th. The youth group will be grilling up hot dogs and burgers with all the trimmings for only $5 each or $20 for a family. They’ll serve from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call United Presbyterian Church at 319-653-6588.
Date: 2011-09-25

United Presbyterian Church Picnic

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:33 am

Title: United Presbyterian Church Picnic
Description: The United Presbyterian Church worship and church picnic is Sunday at the Lake Darling Lodge beginning at 10:30 a.m. Just bring a dish to share for the meal – meat and drinks are provided. Other activities and games will be held in the afternoon. For more information, call United Presbyterian Church at 319-653-6588.
Date: 2011-08-28

Old Threshers’ Reunion

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:32 am

Title: Old Threshers\’ Reunion
Description: The 2011 Old Threshers’ Reunion will be Thursday, September 1st through Monday, September 5th at the reunion grounds in Mt. Pleasant. One-day admission is $12 or multi-day admission costs $20. Thursday is also Veterans’ Day at the Reunion, as all veterans will receive 50% off their one day wristband. For more information, call 319-385-8937.
Start Date: 2011-09-01
End Date: 2011-09-05

Holy Trinity Parish Picnic

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:32 am

Title: Holy Trinity Parish Picnic
Description: Holy Trinity Parish of Keota is having its parish picnic Sunday at the Parish Hall after 5:00 p.m. Mass. There will not be a 6:00 p.m. Mass Saturday or 8:00 a.m. Mass Sunday. The parish also invites you on tours of the church to see plans for upcoming renovations. For more information, call Holy Trinity Parish at 641-636-3883.
Date: 2011-08-28

Kalona Downtown Revitalization Project Grand Opening

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:31 am

Title: Kalona Downtown Revitalization Project Grand Opening
Description: The city of Kalona invites you to a celebration of the completion of its Downtown Revitalization Project Saturday in Kalona. There will be live music, a family bike ride, a fun run, food vendors, and more. The festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. with the ribbon cutting at 6:00. For more information, call Kalona City Hall at 319-656-2310.
Date: 2011-08-27

Kalona Gospel Sing

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:30 am

Title: Kalona Gospel Sing
Description: The 18th annual Kalona Gospel Sing takes place Friday and Saturday at the Windmill Ridge Campground. Friday’s events go from 3:00 to 9:00 and Saturday’s events are from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a grilled turkey supper both nights at 5:00. There is no admission, but a free will offering will be accepted. For more information, call James Yoder at 319-936-7763.
Start Date: 2011-08-26
End Date: 2011-08-27

St. James Catholic Church Fall Festival

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:30 am

Title: St. James Catholic Church Fall Festival
Description: St. James Catholic Church will have a fall festival Sunday, September 11th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner will be served from 11:00 to 1:00 at the KC Hall, and pickup and takeout is also available. The festival will feature a country store, youth games, and an auction at noon. For more information, call St. James at 319-653-4504.
Date: 2011-09-11

St. Joseph’s Congregate Meal

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 1:29 am

Title: St. Joseph\’s Congregate Meal
Description: St. Joseph’s Church in East Pleasant Plain is hosting a congregate meal Thursday with meat loaf, twice baked potatoes, salad bar, and more. Bingo will be played after the meal. Reservations are appreciated. For more information, contact Caryl Smith at 319-694-2242 by Wednesday, August 24.
Date: 2011-08-25