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Swedesburg Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 10:55 pm

Title: Swedesburg Blood Drive
Description: Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold a blood drive on Monday, August 23 from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at the Parish Hall in Swedesburg. To donate, please call Jeanie Jones at 319-254-2216. Donors who last gave on or before June 28 are eligible to donate.
Date: 2010-08-23

Wayland Car Show

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 10:40 pm

Title: Wayland Car Show
Description: The Wayland Car Show will be held on Sunday, August 15 off of Highway 78 in Wayland. The Henry County Beef Producers will have a lunch stand. Judging will be held from noon to 1:30 with an awards presentation at 2:30. Registration will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. and cost to register is $15. All proceeds from the show will be donated to Parkview Home in Wayland.
Date: 2010-08-15

Washington Annual Doggie Paddle

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 10:32 pm

Title: Washington Annual Doggie Paddle
Description: The Washington Dog Park Association invites the public the 2010 Annual Doggie Paddle at Sunset Park’s Family Aquatic Center on Saturday, September 4 and Sunday, September 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. The cost is $5 per dog.
Start Date: 2010-09-04
End Date: 2010-09-05

Washington Athletic Boosters Sports Drink Scrimmage

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 10:24 pm

Title: Washington Athletic Boosters Sports Drink Scrimmage
Description: The Athletic Boosters will be sponsoring the Sports Drink Scrimmage Thursday, August 19th beginning at 6:30. Admission to this event is a sports drink. Fall athletes will be announced with a 60-90 minute football scrimmage to follow. At this event families will be able to receive more information about becoming an Athletic Booster. The Football parents will be grilling and providing concessions and the cheerleaders will be auctioned off at the end of this event.
Date: 2010-08-19

Alive After 5

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 10:23 pm

Title: Alive After 5
Description: Mercy Family Medicine of Washington will be hosting an “Alive After 5” on Tuesday, August 17 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The clinic is celebrating their 20th anniversary and they are welcoming Dr. Trevor Martin to their practice. Food and drinks will be served.
Date: 2010-08-17

Alzheimer’s Association “Beginning the Conversation”

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 3:43 am

Title: Alzheimer\’s Association \”Beginning the Conversation\”
Description: The Alzheimer’s Association will host “Beginning the Conversation” on Tuesday, August 17 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Windsor Place Assisted Living. The program covers the three stages of the disease and those in attendance will receive caregiver resources. Registration is requested to reserve program material. To register for or more information, contact Michelle at 319-208-0271 or 1-800-272-3900.
Date: 2010-08-17

Southeast Iowa Triathlon

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 2:50 am

Title: Southeast Iowa Triathlon
Description: The Southeast Iowa Triathlon Sprint is in Fairfield on September 25. Registration is open to anyone 14 years or older capable of safely completing a triathlon of equal distance in the allotted time. If the registrant is under 18 years of age, parental permission is required. Individual and team applications are being accepted. An awards ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the Convention Center. Overall awards are given to the top three male and female finishers with additional awards being given to the top three finishers in each age group. For more information call 641-472-2828 or e-mail info@sei-tri.com.
Date: 2010-08-12

Master Gardener Training

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 2:49 am

Title: Master Gardener Training
Description: Classes for Master Gardener Training will begin on September 6 and will continue through the first week of November at the Washington County Extension Office. The class is open to residents of Washington and Keokuk Counties. The training sessions last for three hours and are held twice per week. The class is limited to the first 20 participants. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis and are due on Monday, August 30. For more information or to sign up please contact the Washington County Extension at 653-4811 or the Keokuk County Extension at 641-622-2680.
Date: 2010-08-30

Ainsworth Blood Drive

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 2:02 am

Title: Ainsworth Blood Drive
Description: Ainsworth Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Monday, August 30 from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ainsworth Community Church. For more information call Alan Beers at 319-657-4203. Walk-ins are welcome.
Date: 2010-08-30

Old Settlers Picnic

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 2:01 am

Title: Old Settlers Picnic
Description: The Old Settlers Association of River Junction will hold their annual Old Settlers Picnic in Walker Park at River Junction on Sunday, September 12. The Polkadots will play at 11:00 a.m. and the potluck lunch is at 12:30. Guests are asked to bring a covered dish and table service.
At one, the Keota Brass Band will play. The public is invited. For more information, contact Gerald Morgan at 319-629-5296.

Date: 2010-09-12

Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center Dedication Ceremony

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 8:42 pm

Title: Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center Dedication Ceremony
Description: The Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center Dedication Ceremony is at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 14 at the Washington Family Aquatic Center at Sunset Park in Washington. Everyone is welcome to attend. In case of inclement weather, the celebration will take place in the basement of the Methodist Church at 6:30.
Date: 2010-08-14

Riverside Garage Sales

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 1:51 pm

Title: Riverside Garage Sales
Description: Riverside’s Annual City-Wide Garage Sales will be on Saturday, August 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Amber Day at 319-648-5067.
Date: 2010-08-07

Free Swimming in Keota

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 1:44 pm

Title: Free Swimming in Keota
Description: There is free swimming for all ages on Saturday, August 14 and on Saturday, August 21 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Lagos Acres in Keota. In case of rain, they will hold the swimming on the following Sunday.
Date: 2010-08-21

Free Swimming in Keota

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 1:43 pm

Title: Free Swimming in Keota
Description: There is free swimming for all ages on Saturday, August 14 and on Saturday, August 21 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Lagos Acres in Keota. In case of rain, they will hold the swimming on the following Sunday.
Date: 2010-08-14

Washington Cruise Night

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 1:43 pm

Title: Washington Cruise Night
Description: Cruise Night on the Square in Washington is on Saturday, August 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be kids’ games, food, and door prizes. For information, contact Randy Farrington at 319-694-5603.
Date: 2010-08-14

Kiwanis Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, August 7th, 2010 at 1:35 pm

Title: Kiwanis Blood Drive
Description: Washington and the AM Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on Thursday, August from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington. For more information call Rich Crull at 653-3892. Walk-ins are welcome.
Date: 2010-08-19

Recycled Boutique

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Title: Recycled Boutique
Description: St James and First Christian Churches are sponsoring the Recycled Boutique on Saturday, August 14th from noon to 3 p.m. in the St. James School Gym, 602 West 2nd Street, Washington. Quality clothing will be offered AT NO COST. The goal of the project is to offer all community members the opportunity to receive \’gently used\’ fall and winter clothing at no charge! Sizes range from infant through adult and include school clothing as well as business attire. There will be a limited amount of school supplies available as well!

Date: 2010-08-14

Lecture on the War of 1812

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 2:05 pm

Title: Lecture on the War of 1812
Description: The public is invited to a lecture on the War of 1812 and its effect on the Fort Madison area, Saturday at 2 p.m., at the Washington Public Library. Noted historian Mike Zahs will present the free lecture, co-sponsored by the Washington County Genealogical and Historical Societies.
Date: 2010-08-07

West Chester/Wellman Lions Club Ice Cream Social

Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 1:19 pm

Title: West Chester/Wellman Lions Club Ice Cream Social
Description: The West Chester and Wellman Lions Clubs are having an ice cream social Thursday, August 5th. It is being held at the Mid Prairie High School from 4:30-7pm with proceeds going to the Wellman Fire Department..
Date: 2010-08-05

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:57 pm

Title: Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Fundraiser
Description: There is a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Fundraiser for the Central Park Community Center from 7:30 to 11am on Saturday at the Central Park Community Center.
Date: 2010-08-07