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Grassley Town Meetings

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 12:21 pm

Title: Grassley Town Meetings
Location: Washington and Columbus Junction
Description: Senator Chuck Grassley will be holding town meetings in Washington on Thursday, July 28th, and in Louisa County on Friday, July 29th as part of his annual 99 county meetings. He\’ll be at the Washington County Courthouse Board Room from 3:30-4:30 PM on Thursday, and at the Columbus Junction City Hall from 3:15-4:15 PM on Friday. The meetings are open to the public.
Start Date: 2016-07-28
End Date: 2016-07-29

Movie Madness

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 12:20 pm

Title: Movie Madness
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting Movie Madness on Monday (7/25) at 2 PM. They will be showing Kung Fu Panda 3, and the event is free for grades K-12.
Date: 2016-07-25

Bats in the Garden

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 12:19 pm

Title: Bats in the Garden
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington County Master Gardeners is sponsoring a free program on Bats in the Garden on Tuesday (7/26) at 6:30 PM at the Washington County Extension Office. Washington County Conservation Board Naturalist Pam Holz is running the free event. For more info, contact the Washington County Extension at 653-4811.
Date: 2016-07-26

IMS Drama Camp

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 12:18 pm

Title: IMS Drama Camp
Location: Kalona
Description: The IMS Drama Camp will be held Monday, August 1st through Friday, August 5th. The camp is open to boys and girls age 7 and up. A public performance will be held at 7 PM the final day of the camp. For more info or to register, visit IowaMennonite.org/Camps
Start Date: 2016-08-01
End Date: 2016-08-05

IMS Youth Volleyball Camp

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 12:18 pm

Title: IMS Youth Volleyball Camp
Location: Kalona
Description: The IMS Youth Volleyball Camp will be held Monday, August 1st through Wednesday, August 3rd. The camp is open to boys and girls going into grades 4-8. For more info or to register, visit IowaMennonite.org/Camps
Start Date: 2016-08-01
End Date: 2016-08-03

IMS Boy’s Basketball Camp

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 12:17 pm

Title: IMS Boy\’s Basketball Camp
Location: Kalona
Description: The IMS Boy\’s Basketball Camp will be held Monday (7/25) through Friday (7/29). The camp is open to students going into grades 5-10. For more info or to register, visit IowaMennonite.org/Camps
Start Date: 2016-07-25
End Date: 2016-07-29

Tip Night Fundraiser for Mercedes Ellard

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 1:35 pm

Title: Tip Night Fundraiser for Mercedes Ellard
Location: Washington
Description: A tip night fundrasier is being held for Mercedes Ellard on August 1st from 5-8 PM at the Washington Pizza Ranch. All proceeds go to the mother of 3 and her family as she recovers at the University of Iowa hospital from a semi vs. car accident that occurred on Wayland Road.
Date: 2016-08-01

Highland Golf-Fest

Posted: Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 1:34 pm

Title: Highland Golf-Fest
Location: Kalona
Description: The 9th Annual Highland Golf-Fest is Saturday, August 6th at the Kalona Golf Course. Registration is due by Monday, July 25th, cost is $65 per golfer or $260 for a foursome. It will be a 4 person best-shot competition with a luncheon provided. Check in on the day of the event will be at 8 AM with a shotgun start at 9 AM. For more info or to get a registration form, call Carrie at 330-1876, or visit the Highland School website.
Date: 2016-07-25

Tractor Pull

Posted: Sunday, July 17th, 2016 at 3:31 pm

The Garden Tractor Pull has been canceled for tonight due to extreme weather conditions.

Mid-Prairie 6th Grade Student Orientation

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 6:34 pm

Title: Mid-Prairie 6th Grade Student Orientation
Location: Wellman
Description: Mid-Prairie Middle School is hosting an incoming 6th grade student and family orientation on Monday, August 22nd from 5:30-6:30 PM in the middle school gym. They will share important MPMS info with students and families.
Date: 2016-08-22

Caregivers Support Group

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 6:33 pm

Title: Caregivers Support Group
Location: Washington
Description: A Caregivers Support Group meeting will be held on Thursday at 2 PM in the Applewood Bistro at Halcyon House in Washington. Everyone is welcome. For more info, call Susan Wellington at 319-653-8452.
Date: 2016-07-21

Babysitting Basics

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 6:32 pm

Title: Babysitting Basics
Location: Washington
Description: A Babysitting Basics Training Course will be offered from August 1st – 5th from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. The cost is $30, as is available to any youth who have completed 5th grade. Interested youth are encouraged to register as soon as possible, as each class is limited to 25 students. Registration forms are available at the Washington County Extension Office. For more info, call 319-653-4811.
Date: 2016-08-01

Mid-Prairie Transportation Night

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 6:31 pm

Title: Mid-Prairie Transportation Night
Location: Wellman
Description: Mid-Prairie Transportation Night will be held on Tuesday, August 16th from 5:30-7:30 PM in the Mid-Prairie High School Cafeteria. Parents with children that will be riding the school bus this year are encouraged to attend, and will be able to meet their child\’s bus driver and ask any questions.
Date: 2016-08-16

Brinton Film Festival

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Title: Brinton Film Festival
Location: Ainsworth
Description: The 20th Annual Ainsworth Brinton Film Festival will be held Friday, July 29th and Saturday, July 30th at the Ainsworth Community Center Opera House. The event is free, but a free-will donation will be collected to support the Ainsworth Opera House. Doors open at 7 PM and ice cream, apple crisp, and cookies will be served. For more info, contact Mike Zahs at 319-653-6250.
Date: 2016-07-29

Louisa County Hunter Education

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 6:29 pm

Title: Louisa County Hunter Education
Location: Columbus Junction
Description: A Louisa County Hunter Education course will be offered on Thursday, August 18th from 6-9 PM at the American Legion Hall Post 100 in Columbus Junction, and also on Saturday, August 20th from 8 AM – 4:30 PM at Langwood Education Center. Students must attend both classes to become certified. The course includes classroom lessons as well as archery and shooting demonstrations. Snacks and drinks will be provided, but participants should bring a sack lunch on Saturday. Participants must be at least 11 years old to attend.
Date: 2016-08-18

Running Wild

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 6:28 pm

Title: Running Wild
Location: Wapello
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting Running Wild on Saturday, August 27th at 8:30 AM at Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge near Wapello. The event features free educational events and a 1 mile Kid\’s Fun Run, as well as 3 and 5 mile run/walks. Early bird registration begins August 19th, with entry fees of $20, and $25 after. Prizes will be awarded. To register, call 319-523-8381 or visit LouisaCountyConservation.com.
Date: 2016-08-27

IMS Art Camp

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 10:26 am

Title: IMS Art Camp
Location: Kalona
Description: The Iowa Mennonite School is hosting an art camp for students aged 4th grade and up from July 18th – 22nd from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. The cost is $75 per student and a $30 deposit is required. The camp will focus on digital sculpting using the program \”Sculptris.\”
Date: 2016-07-18

Winfield Reunion Concert

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 10:25 am

Title: Winfield Reunion Concert
Location: Winfield
Description: Winfield\’s SELAH will be presenting a reunion concert on Saturday (7/16) at 7 PM at the Winfield 1st Presbyterian Church. Singers in the group from 1982 to the present will be participating. Refreshments and fellowship will follow. Everyone will also have the opportunity to participate in a Haiti mission project.
Date: 2016-07-16

Fight for Liberty Combat Challenge

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 10:00 am

Title: Fight for Liberty Combat Challenge
Location: Iowa City
Description: The 2016 Fight for Liberty Combat Challenge is coming to Iowa City on Sunday, August 21st from 10 AM – 3 PM at the National Guard Armory. The competitive obstacle course will put men and women through similar training given to those that serve the country. For more info, call 319-499-1576.
Date: 2016-08-21

Paddle Into the Past

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at 9:59 am

Title: Paddle Into the Past
Location: Jefferson County
Description: The Iowa DNR and Jefferson County Conservation are hosting Paddle into the Past on Saturday, July 23rd from 10 AM – 3 PM. The paddle will begin at Austin Park and end at the Keosauqua Boat Ramp and will focus on the geology and archeology of the Des Moines River. Registration is required and participation is limited to 20 boats. Register by calling Brittney at 641-472-4421.
Date: 2016-07-23