Washington Fireworks

Posted: Monday, June 18th, 2018 at 6:50 pm

Title: Washington Fireworks
Description: The City of Washington will have a Fourth of July fireworks display at 8:30 p.m. July 4th at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
Date: 2018-07-04

Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:22 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Washington County Fair will host a community blood drive from 3-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday July 17 inside the donor bus. To donate call 800-747-5401 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 1862 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-07-17

Dairy Alumni Showmanship

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:22 pm

Title: Dairy Alumni Showmanship
Description: The 2nd annual Washington County Fair Dairy Alumni Showmanship Class will be held Tuesday July 17 after the dairy show at the Washington County Fair. All Washington County Dairy Alumni are invited to participate, entry fee is $5. Each participant will be provided with a 4-H or FFA member’s cow or heifer. Showmen will be asked basic dairy questions and will be judged on their showmanship skills. This event is a great way to support the dairy project, as well as acquaint current 4-H’ers with past 4-H’ers.
Date: 2018-07-17

Bucket Bottle Workshop

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:22 pm

Title: Bucket Bottle Workshop
Description: Washington County 4-H’ers involved in the bucket bottle project area are invited to attend the summer workshop on July 10 at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds to help both 4-H’ers and calves prepare for the fair. All bucket bottle exhibitors are also reminded of the July 1 Fair Entry registration deadline. For questions, call 319-653-4811.
Date: 2018-07-10

Bike Safety Event

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:21 pm

Title: Bike Safety Event
Description: Riverside Area Community Club is hosting a bike rodeo and safety event on Sunday July 8 from 1-3 p.m. at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort Events Center. Stop by for a bike safety course and light refreshments. Kids will be fitted with free helmets and have their bikes checked over, and taught information to make sure bike rides are safe and fun.

Date: 2018-07-08

Track and Field Reunion

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:21 pm

Title: Track and Field Reunion
Description: The Columbus Community High School Track and Field Reunion is set for July 7 at 5 p.m. at the Thirsty Camel, north of Columbus Junction. Boys and girls team alumni, coaches, and fans are welcome to attend. Hal Prior and Mike Jay are putting together a booklet with the 1947-2018 history. Call 319-530-6775 with any questions.
Date: 2018-07-07

Golf Tournament

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:21 pm

Title: Golf Tournament
Description: Twin Lakes Golf Course in Winfield will hold a special golf tournament on Saturday July 7. Tee times will be at 7:30 and 10 a.m. University of Iowa Head Coach Tyler Stith and Assistant Athletic Director Mark Hankins will be on hand to answer questions, do demonstrations, and share golf tip. There will be food, prizes, silent auction, 50/50 drawing, and more. To sign up or get more information call 319-257-6253 or email golfwinfield@gmail.com.
Date: 2018-07-07

PAWS & More Open House

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:20 pm

Title: PAWS & More Open House
Description: PAWS & More Animal Shelter in Washington is hosting an open house on Saturday July 7 from noon-4 p.m. to tour their newly renovated dog room.

Date: 2018-07-07

Fair Entry Deadline

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:20 pm

Title: Fair Entry Deadline
Description: Washington County 4-H and FFA members, leaders, and parents are reminded of the July 1 fair entry deadline. Registration can be completed online at washingtoncounty.fairentry.com. For more information call the Washington County Extension Office at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2018-07-01

Princess/Superhero Day

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:20 pm

Title: Princess/Superhero Day
Description: Hospice of Washington County is hosting a princess and superhero day on Saturday June 30 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Mary Marr Lodge at Marr Park in Ainsworth. Bring your little ones dressed as their favorite princess or superhero and join us for music, activities, food, and fun. A freewill donation is accepted for Hospice of Washington County. Call 319-653-7321 with any questions.
Date: 2018-06-30

Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:19 pm

Title: Pancake Breakfast
Description: St. Mary’s Church in Riverside joins Trekfest for Pancakes in the Park on Saturday June 30 from 7-11:45 a.m. under the big tent at Hall Park. There will also be Barb’s Famous Homemade Pie and ice cream booth. Proceeds will go to the preservation of St. Mary’s Church.
Date: 2018-06-30

Alive After 5

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:19 pm

Title: Alive After 5
Description: Vetter’s Culligan Water is hosting an Alive After 5 barbecue on Tuesday June 26 from 5-7 p.m. at 116 East 3rd Street in Washington. Bring the whole family and join the Vetter’s Culligan team for an evening of free food, drinks, and fun.
Date: 2018-06-26

Midsummer Event

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:19 pm

Title: Midsummer Event
Description: The Swedish American Society of Swedesburg will be celebrating their traditional Midsummer on Sunday June 24 at 7 p.m. at the Swedesburg Parish Hall. This year the Lindsborg Swedish Fold Dancers will be joining us as we dance around the maypole and celebrate the Sven Albin Swenson family. Free will donations are accepted. Refreshments will be served after a short program.
Date: 2018-06-24

Mobile Clinic

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:18 pm

Title: Mobile Clinic
Description: The University of Iowa free mobile clinic will be at the Columbus Community Senior Center in Columbus Junction on Saturday June 23 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free services include blood pressure checks, blood sugar and cholesterol checks, wellness and sports physicals, Spanish interpreter and more.

Date: 2018-06-23

Tractor Ride

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:18 pm

Title: Tractor Ride
Description: Louisa County Historical Society will host its annual tractor ride on Saturday June 23. We will meet at the museum at 8 a.m. and leave at 9 a.m. A noon lunch will be served on the ride and an evening meal will be at the museum at the end of the ride, when we will also draw names for prizes. The public is invited to join, for questions call 319-530-0857.
Date: 2018-06-23

Radio Field Day

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:18 pm

Title: Radio Field Day
Description: The Washington Area Amateur Radio Club and Washington County Amateur Radio Emergency Service are having a 24 hour field day from June 23 at 1 p.m. to June 24 at p.m. at Washington County Hospital and Clinics. Stop by and check out what they do in their air-conditioned communication trailer. You can have a chance to communicate with another ham radio operator somewhere in the U.S.
Start Date: 2018-06-23
End Date: 2018-06-24

Fill the Van

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:17 pm

Title: Fill the Van
Description: PAWS & More Animal Shelter is having a fill the van fundraiser on Saturday June 23 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The goal is to fill the PAWS & More van full of supplies at Hy-Vee and Hy-Vee will have special marked down prices for the supplies PAWS & More needs. There will also be baked goods for sale and proceeds will go the animal shelter.
Date: 2018-06-23

CJ Garage Sales

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:17 pm

Title: CJ Garage Sales
Description: Columbus Junction is having city wide garage/yard sales on June 22-24 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. A list of addresses will be posted at Economart and Hy-Vee Drug, Wapello Jack n Jill, and Washington and Muscatine Walmarts.
Start Date: 2018-06-22
End Date: 2018-06-24

CCA Deadline

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:17 pm

Title: CCA Deadline
Description: Certified crop advisers can earn 4.5 hours of continuing education credits by attending a special CCA session before the spring field day at the ISU Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville. Preregistration for the CCA morning session is required and can be completed online. Registration is due June 22, call 319-337-2145 for more information.
Date: 2018-06-22

Thursday Night Live

Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 9:16 pm

Title: Thursday Night Live
Description: Pennies on the Rail will be performing at Thursday Night Live on June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Washington downtown square. Farmer’s market is from 5-7:30 p.m. and the Washington Municipal Band will perform at 8 p.m.
Date: 2018-06-21