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Goodwin Center Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 3:05 am

Title: Goodwin Center Fundraiser
Description: The Wellman Goodwin Senior Center is holding a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch in Washington on Monday August 13 from 5-8 p.m. A percentage of the total sales and tips will be given to the center to help with utility expenses.
Date: 2018-08-13

Comic Book Workshop

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 3:04 am

Title: Comic Book Workshop
Description: Washington Public Library is holding a comic book workshop on Wednesday August 8 at 4 p.m. This workshop is open to anyone 6th grade and up. They’ll cover the basics of writing comic books and participants will create their own original works from script to storyboard and paneling.
Date: 2018-08-08

Alive After 5

Posted: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 3:03 am

Title: Alive After 5
Description: Allen Mitchell CPAs & Consultants is having an Alive After 5 event on Tuesday August 7th from 5-7 p.m. Help them celebrate their first year in business with BBQ and sides from Flamin Flips and dessert from the Rolling Pin.
Date: 2018-08-07

Two Eagles named all-conference

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 7:35 am

The Keota Eagle softball team suffered its third straight winless season this year.  Despite that, two players on that team earned all-conference honors.

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Rail Car Incident Response Training

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 8:33 pm

Title: Rail Car Incident Response Training
Description: Washington County Emergency Management is hosting training course on rail car incident response for crude, ethanol, and other flammable liquids on Saturday 15th at the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park. All area firefighters and first responders are invited to attend this free daylong course which includes a meal. To register visit Eventbrite.com or contact Marissa Reisen at 319-653-7794.
Date: 2018-09-15

Soil Health Training

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:30 am

Title: Soil Health Training
Description: Grazing and Soil Health Specialist Mike Hubbs and State Soil Scientist Rick Bednarek will be providing training on evaluating soil health and managing cover crops on Tuesday August 28 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Marr Park in Ainsworth. Michael Vittetoe will also give a presentation on how cover crops and nutrient cycling have worked on his farm along with interseeding of cover crops into his corn. For more information call 641-472-8411 ext. 304.
Date: 2018-08-28

Theater Auditions

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:30 am

Title: Theater Auditions
Description: Washington Community Center is hosting auditions for Arsenic & Old Lace on Tuesday August 28 and Wednesday August 29 at 5 p.m. They’re looking for 3 female and 11 male actors. Please come with a resume and a short piece memorized which doesn’t have to be from the show. If you’d like to arrange another date and time to audition go to wctheater.com/contact.
Start Date: 2018-08-28
End Date: 2018-08-29

Shooting for HERO

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:30 am

Title: Shooting for HERO
Description: English River Outfitters is hosting Shooting for HERO, a sporting clay shooting competition to raise money for ERO. Check in is at 8 a.m. and event is at 9 a.m. August 25th at Highland Hideaway Hunting in Riverside. Event also includes 50/50 raffles, and a BBQ lunch. To register contact Chuck Geertz at 563-357-4923.
Date: 2018-08-25

Unpack Your Bag

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:29 am

Title: Unpack Your Bag
Description: Highland Elementary School is hosting Unpack Your Bag Night on Wednesday August 22 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Bring your elementary student to see his or her classroom, greet their teacher, and unpack their book bag. Also have an ice cream treat to kick off the start of a new school year.
Date: 2018-08-22

Car Show

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:28 am

Title: Car Show
Description: The 20th annual PAWS and More Central Park Car Show will be on Sunday August 19 at the Washington downtown square. Registration is from 8-11 a.m. and car entry fee is $15. Lunch will be served by PAWS & More from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with awards at 3 p.m. Proceeds go to the PAWS and More Animal Shelter. For more information call 319-541-6249.
Date: 2018-08-19

Car Show

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:28 am

Title: Car Show
Description: The 20th annual PAWS and More Central Park Car Show will be on Sunday August 19 at the Washington downtown square. Registration is from 8-11 a.m. and car entry fee is $15. Lunch will be served by PAWS & More from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with awards at 3 p.m. Proceeds go to the PAWS and More Animal Shelter. For more information call 319-541-6249.
Date: 2018-0819

Courage Ride

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:28 am

Title: Courage Ride
Description: The 14th Annual Courage Ride for Sarcoma Cancer Research is on Saturday August 18. Bike routes including rolling hills past Amish homesteads and over old stagecoach routes near Kalona. Also includes a catered breakfast and lunch, rest stops with food and live music, a silent auction, and free cancer screenings by University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics dermatologists. To register go to courageride.org
Date: 2018-08-18

Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:27 am

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Riverside Casino & Golf Resort is hosting a community blood drive from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the events center on August 15. For more information call 319-648-1234.
Date: 2018-08-15

Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:27 am

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Columbus Junction Community Club is hosting a community blood drive at the American Legion Hall from 2:30-6:30 p.m. on August 13. For more information call 319-728-2414.
Date: 2018-08-13

Elder Abuse Reporter Training

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:27 am

Title: Elder Abuse Reporter Training
Description: Milestones Area Agency on Aging is offering an adult/elder abuse Mandatory Reporter Training on Friday August 10 from 1-3 p.m. at the Senior Center located at 209 South Court in Fairfield. This class fulfills the mandatory reporter training requirements necessary for elder care providers and employees. The public is also invited and is free to attend. To reserve a spot call 641-684-1006.
Date: 2018-08-10

Outdoor Movie Night

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:26 am

Title: Outdoor Movie Night
Description: Mid-Prairie Student Boosters are hosting an outdoor movie night on Friday August 10 at the Mid-Prairie Middle School in Kalona. They will be showing Remember the Titans at 8 p.m. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and drinks. Popcorn will be provided and all are invited to attend.
Date: 2018-08-10

Pork Training Sessions

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:26 am

Title: Pork Training Sessions
Description: The Iowa Pork Producers Association is partnering with the Iowa Pork Industry Center and ISU Extension to offer free Pork Quality Assurance Plus and Transport Quality Assurance programs for Iowa pork producers. The TQA training session will take place from 9:30 a.m.-noon and PQA Plus training will be from 1-5 p.m. at the Washington County Extension office Thursday August 9. For more information call 800-372-7675.
Date: 2018-08-09

Picnic in the Park

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:25 am

Title: Picnic in the Park
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting a Picnic in the Park on Wednesday August 8 from 11:30-noon at the Virginia Grove Recreation Area. Pack a sack lunch and join us for a picnic in the park. This free family program has the theme of Rad Reptiles. No need to register, simply show up.

Date: 2018-08-08

Picnic in the Park

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:25 am

Title: Picnic in the Park
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting a Picnic in the Park on Wednesday August 8 from 11:30-noon at the Virginia Grove Recreation Area. Pack a sack lunch and join us for a picnic in the park. This free family program has the theme of Rad Reptiles. No need to register, simply show up.

Date: 2018-0808

Tuesdays at Toolesboro

Posted: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 3:24 am

Title: Tuesdays at Toolesboro
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting Tuesdays at Toolesboro on Tuesday August 7 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Explore the Toolesboro grounds and museum while learning about the Hopewell culture of Iowa through hands on activities and displays. This event is free and open to the public.
Date: 2018-08-07