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Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 1:13 am

Title: Relay
Description: Washington County Relay for Life is going to be at the Washington Farmers Market on Thursday, July 31st.
Date: 2014-07-31


Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 1:12 am

Title: Play
Description: Tickets are on sale for the Camp Creamery Children\’s Theatre performance of \”The Unknowns Freak Out Roswell\” being held on Friday, June 20th at 7pm at Mid-Prairie High School.
Date: 2014-06-20


Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 1:12 am

Title: Pickup
Description: Storm damaged tree material can be placed on street terraces to be picked up until Friday, June 20th in the City of Washington.
Start Date: 2014-06-18
End Date: 2014-06-20


Posted: Thursday, June 19th, 2014 at 1:11 am

Title: Anniversary
Description: Bethel Presbyterian Church of rural Ainsworth will celebrate their 150th Anniversary on Sunday, June 22nd. The regular church service will be held at 10am. A celebration service begins at 1:30pm, followed by a reception.
Date: 2014-06-22


Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 2:08 am

Title: BBQ
Description: Those who volunteered during the Washington 175th Anniversary Celebration are invited to attend a Thank You BBQ on Tuesday, June 24th beginning at 6pm at Diane Gallagher’s farm north of Washington.
Date: 2014-06-24

Live Music

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 1:46 am

Title: Live Music
Description: David Zollo will perform on Tuesday, June 24th from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Bunker Mill Bridge as part of Almost Acoustic Tuesdays.
Date: 2014-06-24

ISU Field Tour

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 1:45 am

Title: ISU Field Tour
Description: The Spring Field Day Tour at ISU Southeast Iowa Research Farm in Crawfordsville will be begin at 1pm Thursday, June 26th. This is for farmers and farm advisors. Register for the CCA session and lunch by Tuesday, June 24th. Call 563-263-5701 for more information.
Date: 2014-06-26

Cookie Contest

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 1:45 am

Title: Cookie Contest
Description: A cookie contest will be held Wednesday, July 16th at 5:45pm on the Lion\’s Stage at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The two categories are chocolate chip and oatmeal. For more information call 319-330-6444.
Date: 2014-07-16

Library Event

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 1:45 am

Title: Library Event
Description: The Washington Public Library will host Chasing 4 Life Storm Chasers of Thursday, June 19th at 6pm. The event is free and open to the public.
Date: 2014-06-19

Grace Hill

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 1:44 am

Title: Grace Hill
Description: The Grace Hill Annual Reunion will be held Sunday, June 22nd at 6pm at the Grace Hill Church Building. Bring a dessert to share. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Date: 2014-06-22

Summer Camps

Posted: Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 1:39 am

Title: Summer Camps
Description: Openings Still Available for Conservation Day Camps

The Washington County Conservation Board has several openings yet for its summer day camp program. The nature camps are designed around the natural world at Marr Park. Activities include hikes, games, crafts, fishing, exploration, and a daily snack.
All camps are limited to 12 students, cost is $25 per student, and run Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. till noon, except for Tadpole Camp.
The following camps are available for 2014:

Dragonfly Camp: NEW session! We are focusing on the different animal groups. For students entering 1st – 2nd grade. Dates: August 4 – 8.

Kestrel Camp: This summer, we will work ourselves up the food chain to become Top Predator. For students entering 3rd – 4th grade. Dates: July 21 – 25

Mink Camp: This camp will focus on how to use nature skills to survive a zombie attack. Includes regular camp activities, plus canoeing, survival, and more. For students entering 5th – 7th grade. Dates: July 28 – August 1

Tadpole Camp: This camp is for 4-5 years olds who have yet to start kindergarten. Camp runs 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., is limited to 8 students, and costs $15. Dates: July 1 – 3

Pre-registration is required for these camps. Registration must be received by the Thursday prior to the camp start date. Payment is required for registration.
For those in need of financial assistance, scholarships are available courtesy of the Washington Noon Kiwanis.
For more information on these programs, to receive a registration form, or to learn about scholarships, please call the naturalist Pam Holz at 319/657-2400, e-mail or stop by the Conservation Center at Marr Park during open hours.
Date: 2014-06-18

Dan Wardell

Posted: Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:29 pm

Title: Dan Wardell
Description: Dan Wardell from Iowa Public Television will present two shows from 9:30 to 10:30am on Monday, June 16th at the Washington Public Library.
Date: 2014-06-16

July 4th Meal

Posted: Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:26 pm

Title: July 4th Meal
Description: Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman will hold a July 4th lunch from 11 to 1pm. Hot dogs and walking tacos will be served. Seating will be available.
Date: 2014-07-04

Wash. Co. Fair

Posted: Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:26 pm

Title: Wash. Co. Fair
Description: The Washington County Fair will be held Sunday, July 13th through Friday, July 18th.
Start Time: 2014-07-18
Date: 2014-07-13

Blood Drive

Posted: Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:25 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: The Winfield Lions will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, July 2nd from 3 to 6:30pm at the Winfield VFW. To donate, call 800-747-5401.
Date: 2014-07-02

Golf Tourney

Posted: Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:24 pm

Title: Golf Tourney
Description: The 2014 Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, July 12th at the Washington Golf & Country Club. It will be a 4 person best shot. Proceeds go to the flight winner and a scholarship for a Washington High School senior. To register, call 653-8151.
Date: 2014-07-12


Posted: Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:21 pm

Title: Extension
Description: All 2014 Iowa State Fair 4-H livestock and horticulture entries must be completed online through member’s 4hOnline accounts. Any 4-H member wishing to exhibit livestock at the State Fair must complete the entry process online by July 1. Help sheets are available for those entries at These must be entered by July 1. Payments must be sent to the Washington County Extension Office by July 1 with checks addressed to the Iowa State Fair.

4-H, FFA, Open Class Livestock, Iowa Family Living, and Horse and Pony premium books and entry forms are available online only. Premium books and entry forms will no longer be mailed to past exhibitors.

Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811, with questions Entry forms are available at All entries due by July 1.

Date: 2014-04-01

Free Concert

Posted: Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 at 2:58 am

Title: Free Concert
Description: Just 4 Fun, an old-time American string band, will perform during the Columbus Junction Farmers Market on Friday, June 13th from 4:30 to 6:30 at the Louisa County Fairgrounds Youth Center. The event is free.
Date: 2014-06-13


Posted: Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 at 2:58 am

Title: Breakfast
Description: The Brighton Lions will hold their annual pancake breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 21st from 7 to 9am at the Community Center.
Date: 2014-06-21

Target Shoot

Posted: Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 at 2:57 am

Title: Target Shoot
Description: The Washington Archers will hold a 3-D Target Shoot fundraiser at the Clemons Creek Archery Range on Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th from 8am to 2pm. Proceeds go to the Washington High School Archery team.
Start Date: 2014-09-13
End Date: 2014-09-14