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Vacation Bible School

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 8:26 pm

Title: Vacation Bible School
Location: Ainsworth, IA
Description: Area churches will be having vacation bible school this summer. Ainsworth Community Church will be having their “Son Surf Beach Bash” from June 5th to the 8th. Call 319-657-3020 for more info. The Sugar Creek and Wayland Mennonite Churches in Wayland will host “Marketplace: A Holy Land Adventure!” from June 6th through the 8th for ages 4 through 6th grade.
Start Date: 2017-06-05
End Date: 2017-06-08

Memorial Day Brunch

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 8:24 pm

Title: Memorial Day Brunch
Location: Wellman, IA
Description: The Goodwin Senior Center is having a Memorial Day Brunch on May 29 in Wellman. Come before Memorial Day Services or afterwards. Everyone is welcome to this brunch that is happening from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Biscuits and gravy, egg casseroles, coffee cake, cinnamon rolls, and more will be served. There is a free will donation accepted to help cover utility and other costs for the senior center.
Date: 2017-05-29

Manure Applicator Programs

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 8:23 pm

Title: Manure Applicator Programs
Location: Washington, IA
Description: Washington County Extension will reshow both the Commercial and Confinement Manure Applicator Programs on Friday, June 2nd, for those that were unable to attend a workshop. These programs are shown free of charge on the first Friday of each month in Washington. Applicators that need to schedule a reshow at any other time will be charged a $10 fee per person. The commercial manure program and the confinement manure program will be shown at 1:30 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office.
Date: 2017-06-02

Cook Off Contest

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 8:21 pm

Title: Cook Off Contest
Location: Harper, IA
Description: The 3rd annual cook off contest at Ss. Peter & Paul Church at Clear Creek in Harper will be taking place June 24th. The entrees will be provided to the grill-masters and include pork ribs, beef brisket, and chicken hind quarters. There will be a $100 entry fee and $350 prize for each entree. Tickets will be available in advance or at the door. Bring lawn chairs to enjoy the fireworks at dark. There will be a beverage tent and games for the kids. Call Jon Baker at 319-461-5900 or Mick Berg at 319-461-3281 for more info.
Date: 2017-06-24

Bain Palooza

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 8:18 pm

Title: Bain Palooza
Location: Wayland, IA
Description: Bain Estates will be holding their Bain Palooza 2017 from May 27 through May 30 at 3161 Palm Avenue in Wayland. You are welcome to bring your own camper or tent to camp. It costs $20 to plug into electric per night. There will be a picnic potluck, fishing, camping, and a bon fire. RSVP to reserve your camper spot.
Start Date: 2017-05-27
End Date: 2017-05-30

Firemen’s Breakfast

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 8:16 pm

Title: Firemen\’s Breakfast
Location: Richland, IA
Description: The Richland Fire Department will be having their Firemen’s Breakfast on June 4th from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Richland Fire Department. The breakfast will include pancakes, donuts, biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon, sausage and more. There is a freewill donation and the proceeds go to the Richland Fire Department.
Date: 2017-06-04

Bryson Block Party

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 8:12 pm

Title: Bryson Block Party
Location: Washington, IA
Description: The Bryson Block Party, an Alive After 5 event on the corner of Marion and Main will be happening on Tuesday May 23rd in downtown Washington. Enjoy food, beverages, live music, door prizes, and tour the apartments from 4 to 7 p.m. at 205 West Main Street.
Date: 2017-05-23

Kalona Days Fun Run

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 8:05 pm

Title: Kalona Days Fun Run
Location: Kalona, IA
Description: Kalona Days Fun Run and Walk will take place on Saturday June 17 in downtown Kalona. The 1 mile run starts at 7:40 am and the 5K begins at 8 a.m. Trophies will be given for the top male and female in the 1 mile and 5K, and medals will be given to the top 3 places in each division. $35 for registration, t-shirts will be given to all racers who are pre-registered and t-shirts will be guaranteed to the first 25 racers the morning of the race. Email chamberinfo@kctc.net for more information.
Date: 2017-06-17

Ice Cream Social

Posted: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 9:23 pm

Title: Ice Cream Social
Location: Kalona Methodist Church
Description: Food For All Kalona will be having their first lunch and their 2nd Annual Ice Cream Social on Monday June 5 from noon to 2pm at Kalona Methodist Church. Everyone is welcome to this fundraiser. Volunteersfor kalona Summer Lunch can sign up now to help at the lunch or help provide food by emailing foodforallkalona@gmail.com for more information.
Date: 2017-06-05

Kalona Summer Lunch Volunteer Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 9:22 pm

Title: Kalona Summer Lunch Volunteer Meeting
Location: Kalona Methodist Church
Description: Volunteers for the Kalona Summer Lunch program can sign up now to help at the lunch or help provide food by emailing foodforallkalona@gmail.com . There will be a volunteer meeting open to anyone interested on Friday May 19 at 7 pm at Kalona Methodist Church.
Date: 2017-05-19

Pre-Fair 4-H Leader Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 9:21 pm

Title: Pre-Fair 4-H Leader Meeting
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description: The Washington County Extension office will hold the pre-fair leaders meeting for all 4-H and Clover Kid club leaders. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, at 6:30 pm at the Washington County Extension Office. County fair forms, fair books, fair tee shirt orders and more will be distributed. Each club is highly encouraged to have at least one leader present. Contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811 with any questions.
Date: 2017-05-24

Washington Senior Class Night

Posted: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 9:20 pm

Title: Washington Senior Class Night
Location: Washington, IA
Description: Senior Class Night for the Washington High School Class of 2017 will be held Thursday, May 25th at 7 p.m. at the Washington High School Performing Arts Center. Awards will be given in areas of co-curricular and extra curricular activities as well as awards received from outside organizations.
Date: 2017-05-25

Wayland Garage Sale

Posted: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 9:19 pm

Title: Wayland Garage Sale
Location: Wayland, IA
Description: The City of Wayland will be having their city wide garage sale Friday and Saturday June 9th and 10th.
Start Date: 2017-06-09
End Date: 2017-06-10

Port Louisa Spring Bird Festival

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 9:39 pm

Title: Port Louisa Spring Bird Festival
Location: Port Louisa NWR Headquarters
Description: Learn to “talk” a little more “bird” on Saturday, May 20th, and the Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Bird Festival. The event runs from 7am to 11am and includes a wide variety of activities. Wildlife biologist David Griffin will guide an early morning bird watching walk on refuge trails at 7:30. A second bird walk specifically aimed at children and families will be at 8:30 am led by Naturalist Bobbi Provost. The event is free and open to the public and will take place rain or shine.
Start Time: 7:00
Date: 2017-05-20
End Time: 11:00

Summer Family Reading Program

Posted: Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Title: Summer Family Reading Program
Location: Washington Public Library
Description: Let the Washington Public Library help you keep your family reading this summer by registering for summer reading club. Programs planned for all ages that will include special family events. Summer Reading will run through the month of June. Registration will end May 31st. As always, the programs are free and open to all. Special events run every Tuesday from June 13th through July 11th at 10:00am. For more information, contact the Washington Public Library.
Date: 2017-05-31

Mid-Prairie Boys’ Bball Camp

Posted: Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at 6:02 pm

Title: Mid-Prairie Boys\’ Bball Camp
Location: Mid-Prairie High School
Description: Mid Prairie Boys\’ Basketball camp is June 19th through the 22nd. The camp will include daily instruction from Mid-Prairie staff and current players. Boys entering Grades 9-through 12th is 8:00-10:00 AM. Boys entering Grades 6 through 8th is 10:30-12:30 PM. Boys entering Grades 3 through 5th is 1:00-3:00 PM. Cost is $40 per camper– Maximum Family Cost $80 Campers may pay on the first day of camp but are encouraged to pay and register early. For more information or to sign up, call Mid-Prairie High School at 319-646-60-91.
Start Date: 2017-06-19
End Date: 2017-06-22

Pig & Pint Prelude

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 2:32 pm

Title: Pig & Pint Prelude
Location: North Liberty
Description: North Liberty residents are invited to purchase tickets in a special presale for the Pig & Pint Prelude, a private fundraiser the night before Blues & BBQ on July 7, to benefit the annual event. The official kick-off to Blues & BBQ weekend will raise funds to support the festival’s commitment to keeping admission to the Saturday event free for all attendees. Gates will open and food and drink will be available starting at 6 p.m. with entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. The night will be casual, and should wrap up around 9:30 p.m. No formal program is planned. The Pig & Pint Prelude is open to all ages, but there will be no organized kids’ activities.
Date: 2017-07-07

Plant Sale

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Title: Plant Sale
Location: Washington County Extension Office
Description: Washington County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale on Saturday, May 13, at the Washington County Fairgrounds from 8:00 a.m. until items are sold out. The plant sale will be held at the historic Palmer Polygonal Barn. Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening questions. For more information about the plant sale or the Master Gardener program contact the Washington County Extension office at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2017-05-13

Brinton Silent Films

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Title: Brinton Silent Films
Location: Englert Civic Theater
Description: The Brinton Silent Film Project is May 19th at 8:00pm at the Englert Civic Theater in Iowa City. It\’s live accompaniment to century-old films featuring the Red Cedar Trio with historian Michael Zahs. Cost is $22 for general admission, $18 for friends and members, and $16 for seniors, military, and students.
Date: 2017-05-19

Hospitality & Customer Service Training

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Title: Hospitality & Customer Service Training
Location: Washington Public Library
Description: The Washington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Hospitality & Customer Service training at the Washington Public Library, May 10th from 9-11am. The training will consist of receiving materials that can be shared with front-line staff, learning how to create experiences that keep customers coming back, and creating positive impressions of the community with visitors. Field Specialist Abbie Gaffey from ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development program will be instructing the training. For more information, contact Michelle Redlinger at 319-653-3272 or register online at http://chamber.washingtoniowa.org/training/.
Date: 2017-05-10