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Gospel

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:15 am

Title: Gospel
Description: A gospel music festival and fundraiser will be held at First Methodist Church\’s Fellowship Hall in Mt Pleasant on Sunday, March 30th at 2pm. A variety of groups will perform.
Date: 2014-03-30

Program

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:15 am

Title: Program
Description: A master gardener will present the program \”Plants from the Bible\” at the Keokuk County Extension Office on Tuesday, April 8th at 6:30pm.
Date: 2014-04-08

Expo

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:14 am

Title: Expo
Description: Washington County Hospital and Clinics\’ Health and Wellness Expo will be held in the hospitals South Lobby Corridor on Thursday, April 10th from 2:30 to 6:30pm. Call the hospital for more information.
Date: 2014-04-10

Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:14 am

Title: Fundraiser
Description: Crooked Creek Christian camp will hold a fundraiser for kids who can\’t afford to go to camp on Saturday, May 10th. There will be a 5K, games, contests, live music and food. Call 653-3611 to register for the 5K.
Date: 2014-05-10

Summer Camps

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 at 1:14 am

Title: Summer Camps
Description: Registration is open for Crooked Creek Christian Camp\’s summer camps. Call 653-3611 for more information.
Date: 2014-03-36

Training

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:51 am

Title: Training
Description: The last chance for farmers to attend private pesticide applicator training locally will be April 14 at the Washington County Extension Office on the fairgrounds. One session will be offered from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The cost of the training is $20. This training will be done by webinar. There will be no trainings held anywhere after April 15.
Pre-registration is not required but applicators are encouraged to contact the Extension Office. Pesticide applicators who wish to recertify by training and not by exam must attend a continuing instruction course each year. There is also the option of taking an exam to recertify.

Washington County Extension is a field test site for those needing to take pesticide applicator tests. The next test will be offered on April 11, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. All tests are available at this site and will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tests are administered by the Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship.

Please contact the Washington County Extension Office at 319-653-4811 for more information.

Date: 2014-04-10

Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:50 am

Title: Blood Drive
Description: A Henry County blood drive will be held in the E3 Center gym from 8:30am to 12:30pm on Monday, April 7th. To donate, call 800-747-5401 extension 1281.
Date: 2014-04-07

Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:50 am

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Mt Pleasant Middle School will host a blood drive from 3 to 6pm on Wednesday, April 9th in the cafeteria. To donate, call 319-385-7730.
Date: 2014-04-09

Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:50 am

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Swedesburg Lutheran Church will host a blood drive from 2 to 6:30pm on Monday, April 14th in the Parish Hall. To donate, call 800-747-5401.
Date: 2014-04-14

Concert

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:50 am

Title: Concert
Description: Four Christian bands will perform at Hamakua Place on Wednesday, March 26th at 6:30pm. Call 653-4700 for more information.
Date: 2014-03-26

Gardening

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:49 am

Title: Gardening
Description: A Washington County Master Gardener will present a program dealing with garden design on Tuesday, March 25th at 6:30pm in the Extension Office. The public is invited.
Date: 2014-03-25

Hab 4 Humanity

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:49 am

Title: Hab 4 Humanity
Description: Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers on Thursday, March 27th from 6 to 9pm to help with the house on Highland Avenue they\’re working on.
Date: 2014-03-27

Summer Camps

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:48 am

Title: Summer Camps
Description: Signup for Louisa County Nature Camps begins April 1st. Camps will be held for multiple age groups June through August. For more information, call Louisa County Conservation at 319-523-8381.
Date: 2014-04-01

ID Theft prevention

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:48 am

Title: ID Theft prevention
Description: An ID theft and Medicare fraud prevention meeting begins at 2pm on Monday, March 24th at Halcyon House in Washington. The public is invited.
Date: 2014-03-24

Fish Fry

Posted: Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 2:47 am

Title: Fish Fry
Description: The Brighton Lions will hold their annual fish fry on Friday, March 28th from 5 to 7:30pm at the Brighton Community Center. Baked potatoes, coleslaw and desserts will also be served. A freewill donation will be accepted.
Date: 2014-03-28

Extension

Posted: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 1:03 am

Title: Extension
Description: Washington County Extension will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) Wednesday, March 26, 2014. The program will be shown across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program (PME).

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before March 19 and $45 after March 19. To register or obtain additional information about the CIC, contact ISU Washington County Extension and Outreach office by calling 319-653-4811.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for certified handlers. Topics to be covered include effects of pesticides on groundwater and other non-target sites; responding to spills and accidents; secondary containment requirements; pesticide container handling and disposal; and nontarget injury and community problems associated with pesticide handling facilities.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PME program can be accessed atwww.extension.iastate.edu/PME/.

Date: 2014-03-19

Quilt Show

Posted: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 1:02 am

Title: Quilt Show
Description: The Annual Kalona Quilt Show and Sale will be held Thursday, April 24th from 9am to 7pm and Saturday, April 26th from 9am to 5pm at the Kalona Community Center.
Date: 2014-04-26

Caregiver Support

Posted: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 1:02 am

Title: Caregiver Support
Description: A caregivers support group meeting will be held at Halcyon House on Thursday, March 20th at 2pm. Everyone is welcome.
Date: 2014-03-20

Breakfast

Posted: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 1:01 am

Title: Breakfast
Description: West Chester First Responders will hold their Annual Pancake breakfast on Sunday, April 13th from 8am to 1pm at the West Chester Heritage Building. A freewill donation will be accepted. The City\’s egg hunt will start at 1.
Date: 2014-04-13

Egg Hunt

Posted: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at 1:01 am

Title: Egg Hunt
Description: An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Crawfordsville Elementary School on Saturday, April 5th at 10am. Crawfordsville Fire and EMS will hold their pancake breakfast before the hunt beginning at 6am.
Date: 2014-04-05