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IMS Meal

Posted: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 6:44 pm

Title: IMS Meal
Description: The IMS Culinary Arts Class will prepare meals for community members in the school\’s Celebration Hall at 8:30am during March and April. They will serve a New England meal on Wednesday March 19th, a Pacific Hawaiian meal on Wednesday, March 26th, Western U.S. meal on Wednesday, April 2nd and Southern U.S. meal on Wednesday, April 23rd. Reservations are required, call 656-2073.
Date: 2014-03-19

Choir Worship

Posted: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Title: Choir Worship
Description: The IMS Choir will present a worship program on Sunday, March 16th at Faith Baptist Church in Washington. The Chamber Singers will perform at 8:30am and the Touring Choir will perform at 10am.
Date: 2014-03-16

Recital

Posted: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 6:42 pm

Title: Recital
Description: IMS Seniors will present their Senior Recital on Sunday, March 16th at 3pm in Celebration Hall. A reception will follow.
Date: 2014-03-16

Relay Kickoff

Posted: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 6:42 pm

Title: Relay Kickoff
Description: Relay for Life of Washington County will host their 2014 Event Kick Off at JP\’s 207 in Washington on Thursday, March 27th from 6pm to 730 pm. For questions or more information, please call 319-461-0872.
Date: 2014-03-27

Button Club

Posted: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 6:41 pm

Title: Button Club
Description: The Southeast Button Club will present the Button Road Show at the Washington Library on Thursday, March 20th from 1:30 to 3:30pm. There will be a button display and information will be shared about buttons that are brought in. Call 653-4572 for more information.
Date: 2014-03-20

Extension

Posted: Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 2:25 pm

Title: Extension
Description: The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship will be offering pesticide testing at Marr Park Conservation Center in Ainsworth today from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm March 10. Exams are administered for private and commercial pesticide applicators. For more information you may contact Washington County Extension at 319-653-4811.

Date: 2014-03-10

Farmers Market

Posted: Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 4:17 am

Title: Farmers Market
Description: A Farmers Market Planning meeting will be held at the Columbus Junction Civic Center on Tuesday, March 18th at 11:15pm. Call 728-7971 to make reservations.
Date: 2014-03-18

Dance Night

Posted: Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 4:17 am

Title: Dance Night
Description: The 2nd Annual Mid-Prairie Dance Team Night will be held Saturday, March 15th at 6pm in the High School gym. Tickets will be available at the door.
Date: 2014-03-15

Cover Crops

Posted: Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 4:17 am

Title: Cover Crops
Description: A Cover Crop workshop will be held at the Columbus Junction Civic Center on Tuesday, March 18th from 10 to 11.
Date: 2014-03-18

Dance

Posted: Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 4:15 am

Title: Dance
Description: The 2nd Annual Mid-Prairie Dance Team Night will be held Saturday, March 15th at 6pm in the High School gym. Tickets will be available at the door.
Date: 2014-03-15

Concert

Posted: Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 4:15 am

Title: Concert
Description:
The California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio will perform at the Washington Community Theater on Friday, March 21st at 7:30. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Date: 2014-03-21

PQA

Posted: Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 4:15 am

Title: PQA
Description: Pork producers’ desire for continuous improvement in production practices and exceeding customers’ demands for quality assurance measures spurred changes to the voluntary Pork Quality Assurance® Plus (PQA Plus®) program. Revisions to PQA Plus were announced during World Pork Expo 2013. A part of the pork industry’s We CareSM initiative, PQA Plus provides a framework for significant, relevant food safety standards and improved animal well-being.

Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus certification training will be offered on Tuesday April 1st, 2014 from 9:30 to 11:30 am. at the Iowa County Extension Office in Williamsburg for any adult (18 years and older) wishing to be certified. A fee of $25.00 per participant will be assessed for the PQA Plus certification training. The PQA Plus certification status is for three years.

Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) certification training will occur from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm also on April 1. A fee of $25 per participant will be assessed for the TQA certification training. Both the PQA Plus and TQA require an open book test at the end of the presentation.

The Iowa County Extension Office is located at 223 West Welsh Street, Williamsburg, southwest corner of the square.

For more information on the PQA Plus certification program please call the Iowa County Extension office (319) 668-1052 or Terry Steinhart at the Keokuk County Extension Office in Sigourney at (515) 622-2680, or email at tsteinha@iastate.edu .

Date: 2014-04-01

Extension

Posted: Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 4:14 am

Title: Extension
Description: Louisa County Extension Fruit Tree Pruning and Training will be held from 5 to 7pm on Friday, March 21st. Call 319-523-2371 for more information.
Date: 2014-03-21

Ricochet Training

Posted: Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at 4:14 am

Title: Ricochet Training
Description: Ricochet is a leadership education program targeted for middle school youth to develop and enhance leadership skills. Some youth are born with strong leadership skills while others need more encouragement. Ricochet curriculum is broken into five main areas: leadership information, leadership attitude, communication, decision making and stress management. The program has three levels of learning. Ricochet can be structured in many ways, ranging from multiple 45 minute sessions to a six hour session. All activities are hands on and use the experiential learning model.

Training will be offered in Iowa City on April 9th and 23rd. The training is two days in length. Day one is foundation and level one curriculum; day two is level two and three curriculum. The foundation and level one curriculum is required, but level two and three is up to your discretion, however training should be completed prior to delivering two and three to youth. Cost to attend the training is $75 for one day or $125 for both days, plus curriculum. One CEU will be for attending both days at a cost of $25.00. To learn more or to register, please visit: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/johnson/news/ricochet.

There are many opportunities for the curriculum to be delivered to youth: 4-H clubs, afterschool programming, early outs, weekend sessions, and during school. If you are interested in learning more about delivery opportunities, please contact your county Extension Office.

For more information on the program or training, please contact Youth Program Specialist, Youth Program Specialist, Tricia Stouder trew@iastate.edu, 319/668-1052 or Kati Peiffer, kpeiffer@iastate.edu, 319/385-8126.

Date: 2014-04-09

Campaign

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 2:58 am

Title: Campaign
Description: The Bob Anderson for State Senate campaign will hold an official meet and greet event on Wednesday, March 12th at 6pm. Chili and refreshments will be served.
Date: 2014-03-12

Extension

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 2:58 am

Title: Extension
Description: A Health Insurance Workshop for Farm Families will be held Thursday, March 20th at the Washington County Extension Office at 6:30pm. Preregistration is required, call 653-4811.
Date: 2014-03-20

Fundraiser

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 2:57 am

Title: Fundraiser
Description: Team Ashley is holding a Relay for Life team fundraiser at Unc & Nephs in Washington Saturday, March 15th from 8 to midnight. There will be an auction, live music, 50/50 drawing and door prizes. The $5 cover will go to Relay for Life of Washington County.
Date: 2014-03-15

Taxes

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 2:57 am

Title: Taxes
Description: Second half real estate and mobile home taxes must be paid by Monday, March 31st to the Washington County Treasurers Office.
Date: 2014-03-31

Fiber Arts

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 2:57 am

Title: Fiber Arts
Description: The monthly Sticks & Strings meeting for fiber artists will be held on Friday, March 7th at 7pm.
Date: 2014-03-07

Art Show

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 2:56 am

Title: Art Show
Description: Region 12 of the Iowa Artists will host its annual art show on Saturday, March 29th in Washington at the library from 9am to 3pm. Artists can submit artwork for the event. Call 653-3782 for more information.
Date: 2014-03-29