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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

Karen Trotzman Retirement Celebration

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:38 am

Title: Karen Trotzman Retirement Celebration
Description: There will be a retirement celebration for United Presbyterian Church Youth Leader Karen Trotzman Sunday, August 21st during the 10:30 a.m. worship service followed by a reception in the fellowship hall at 11:30. All who have known Karen in her 17 years of service are encouraged to attend.
Date: 2011-08-21

Flying Pigs Duathlon

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:37 am

Title: Flying Pigs Duathlon
Description: The Flying Pigs Duathlon 5K run, 20 mile bike, and 1.5 mile run is Saturday, August 6th at 8:00 a.m. Registration begins at 7:00 at BodyWrx Fitness. You can participate individually or in groups of 3. For more information, contact Teri Hartzler at 319-653-6500.
Date: 2011-08-06

Leaving Iowa Auditions

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:37 am

Title: Leaving Iowa Auditions
Description: The Washington Community Theater is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Leaving Iowa. Aspiring as well as experienced actors are encouraged and welcome to attend auditions on Sunday, August 7th, Tuesday, August 9th and Wednesday, August 10th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Washington Community Center. Scripts are available for check out at the Washington Library. Performances are October 14, 15 & 16. For more information, contact Doug and Beth McBride at 319-653-2433.
Start Date: 2011-08-07
End Date: 2011-08-10

Spring Run United Methodist Church Ice Cream Supper

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:36 am

Title: Spring Run United Methodist Church Ice Cream Supper
Description: The Spring Run United Methodist Church is having an ice cream supper Tuesday, August 2nd at 5:00 p.m at the church. Menu includes chicken and hamburger sandwiches, potato salad, pie, and ice cream. For more information, contact Spring Run United Methodist Church at 319-257-6741.
Date: 2011-08-02

Grandview/Letts Lions Club Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:35 am

Title: Grandview/Letts Lions Club Blood Drive
Description: The Grandview/Letts Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Thursday, August 4th from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Letts Library and Community Building. For more information, contact Marvin or Margaret Thomas at 319-726-3286.
Date: 2011-08-04

Keota Corn and Brat Feed

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:34 am

Title: Keota Corn and Brat Feed
Description: The 2nd annual Corn and Brat Feed will be held Saturday at the Keota VFW at 5:00 p.m. A free will donation will be accepted. Proceeds from the breakfast go to area churches.
Date: 2011-07-30

Keota Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:34 am

Title: Keota Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast
Description: The Keota Knights of Columbus are having a pancake breakfast Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to noon at St. Mary’s Hall in Keota. A free will offering will be accepted and proceeds go to the Knights’ Scholarship Fund.
Date: 2011-07-30

English Valleys Fun Day

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:33 am

Title: English Valleys Fun Day
Description: English Valleys Fun Day is Saturday in North English. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. Floats are to line up at the English Valleys High School parking lot. For more information, call 319-664-3634.
Date: 2011-07-30

Cruise Night on the Square

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 12:32 am

Title: Cruise Night on the Square
Description: The Corn Country Cruisers will have a Cruise Night on the north side of the Washington Square on Saturday, August 13th from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. There will be a Chili Cook Off by Sons of the American Legion Squadron 29 and also a concert by the Do’s and Don’ts at 6:00 p.m, along with an evening of classic and new show cars. For more information call Randy Farrington at 319-694-5603.
Date: 2011-08-13