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Soup Supper

Posted: Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 at 3:33 pm

Title: Soup Supper
Description: Optimist Club of Washington will hold a soup supper Thursday, October 29 from 4-7 at Hamakua Place. They will be serving chili and potato soup with crackers, relishes, and cookies. Cost is a freewill donation.
Date: 2009-10-29

Tailgate Fundraiser

Posted: Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 at 3:32 pm

Title: Tailgate Fundraiser
Description: The Washington Area Softball Association will hold its annual tailgate fundraiser Saturday, November 14 at the Washington Golf and Country Club at 9:00 am. There will be a hog roast, football, auction, and activities for all ages. Cost is $8 for ages 14 and up and $5 for ages 7-13.
Date: 2009-11-14

Rock Concert

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 4:44 pm

Title: Rock Concert
Description: There will be an alternative and rock concert at Hamakua Place Youth Center Saturday, October 24 at 6 pm. Three bands will be performing and tickets are $5 at the door, group tickets are available. For more information, call Deb at 653-4700.
Date: 2009-10-24

Elected Officials

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 4:44 pm

Title: Elected Officials
Description: There will be an open discussion and information session with local elected officials Sunday, October 25 at 416 East Main St. at 3:00 pm. Officials present will be Mayor Sandra Johnson, State Senator Becky Schmitz, State Representative Larry Marek, and County Attorney Barb Edmondson. Refreshments will be served.
Date: 2009-10-25

Fiddle Concert

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 4:44 pm

Title: Fiddle Concert
Description: Washington Concert Association will hold a concert featuring dulcimer and fiddle player Ken Kolodner Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 at the United Methodist Church. Admission is by WCA season membership or $15 for adults at the door. Students are free.
Date: 2009-11-5

Caregiver Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 at 4:34 pm

Title: Caregiver Meeting
Description: There will be a free caregiver education event Thursday, October 22 at 7:00 pm at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The seminar will offer help to caregivers who are taking care of people with special needs. For more information, call Roger at 319-653-4844.
Date: 2009-10-22

Scout Sale

Posted: Monday, October 19th, 2009 at 3:51 pm

Title: Scout Sale
Description: Area Cub Scouts will be selling popcorn, magazines, and taking donations at the Washington Hy-Vee Sunday, October 25 from 9-2. Money raised will help pay for their dues, summer camps, and trips.
Date: 2009-10-25

Caregiver Support

Posted: Monday, October 19th, 2009 at 3:51 pm

Title: Caregiver Support
Description: There will be a caregiver support session Thursday, October 22 at 2:00 pm in the Halcyon House. The session will be led by Bonnie Boshart from Lending Hands and the topic will be planning the day for a person with dementia. Refreshments will be served. Call 653-2661 for more information.
Date: 2009-10-22

Dinner Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, October 19th, 2009 at 3:50 pm

Title: Dinner Fundraiser
Description: St. James School will hold a dinner fundraiser Sunday, October 25 from 8:00-10:30 am in the gym. They will be serving egg casserole, ham, potatoes, fruit and drink. Adult admission is $6, kids 10 and under are $4. Money raised will support a youth trip to the National Catholic Youth Conference.
Date: 2009-10-25

Book Fair

Posted: Monday, October 19th, 2009 at 3:50 pm

Title: Book Fair
Description: Stewart Elementary’s annual book fair will be Thursday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 27 in the media center from 3-8 pm both days. Profits from the fair will be used to purchase new hardcover books for the school library.
Date: 2009-10-27

Family Fun Night

Posted: Monday, October 19th, 2009 at 3:49 pm

Title: Family Fun Night
Description: The Washington YMCA will hold a family fun night Friday, October 23 from 6-7:30 pm. There will be crafts, games, and a light meal. Cost is $5 for a family of up to 4 non members.
Date: 2009-10-23

Vocal Concert

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 5:22 pm

Title: Vocal Concert
Description: Washington High School vocal department will hold its fall pop concert Monday, October 19 at 7:30 in the high school auditorium. The concert will feature music from some of the most famous Broadway musicals. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.
Date: 2009-10-19


Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 5:22 pm

Title: Battery-Up
Description: Washington firefighters and the Red Cross will change smoke detector batteries and discuss fire concerns Wednesday, October 21 from 6-8. To sign up for this free service, call 319-393-3500.
Date: 2009-10-21

Fall Breakfast

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 4:17 pm

Title: Fall Breakfast
Description: The Brighton Volunteer Emergency Medical Responders’ fall breakfast will be Saturday, October 31 from 6:30-10:00 am at the Brighton Community Building. There will be all you can eat biscuits and gravy, pancakes, sausage, eggs, and beverages.
Date: 2009-10-31

Workout Fundraiser

Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 4:16 pm

Title: Workout Fundraiser
Description: Bodywrx in Washington will hold a workout fundraiser Saturday, October 24 from 9-10 am at Washington High School. Drill Sergeant Becky Riley will guide you in cardio and strength conditioning, and flexibility. Cost is $5 and will benefit Jenna Waters. For more information, or to enroll, call 653-6500.
Date: 2009-10-24

Pork Loin Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 1:49 pm

Title: Pork Loin Fundraiser
Description: Washington County Democrats will hold a pork loin fundraiser Sunday, October 18 at noon at the Washington Fairgrounds. Speakers will include Larry Marek, Becky Schmitz, and US Representative Dave Loebsack. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.
Date: 2009-10-18

Pancake Supper

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 1:49 pm

Title: Pancake Supper
Description: The Sigourney Lions Club will hold their annual Election Day pancake supper Tuesday, November 3 from 5-7 at the St. Mary’s Parish Center in Sigourney. There will be a freewill donation.
Date: 2009-11-03

Farmer’s Market

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 1:48 pm

Title: Farmer\’s Market
Description: The final Lone Tree Farmer’s Market will be Tuesday, October 27 at the Lone Tree American Legion. Music will be provided by blues musician Kevin B.F. Burt and there will be a pumpkin carving contest. To register for the contest, visit
Date: 2009-10-27

Keota Garage Sales

Posted: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 at 1:48 pm

Title: Keota Garage Sales
Description: Keota’s Annual Fall Garage Sales will be held Friday, October 16 from 9-6 and Saturday, October 17 from 9-noon. Some locations may vary. This event is sponsored by the Keota Community Club.
Start Time: 2009-10-17
Date: 2009-10-16

Halloween Crafts

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 4:41 pm

Title: Halloween Crafts
Description: The Kalona Public Library will hold a Halloween craft event Wednesday, October 21 from 1:45-2:30 pm in the Program Room. The event is for kids 5-12 and the program is free. For more information, contact Marissa at 319-656-3501.
Date: 2009-10-21