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IMS “Into the Black” Event

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:52 pm

Title: IMS \”Into the Black\” Event
Location: Iowa Mennonite School
Description: The entire community is invited to attend “Into the Black: A Ten Year Celebration”, on Friday June 9th at 7:30 p.m. at Iowa Mennonite School. This fundraising event is celebrating fine arts at IMS and Celebration Hall through many alumni performances and a silent auction. Their goal is to raise $60,000 in one evening. Please come take this opportunity to give generously through the silent auction and/or offering to help IMS get Into the Black.
Date: 2017-06-09

Deadline for grant applications

Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 7:51 pm

Title: Deadline for grant applications
Location: Johnson County
Description: The Community Foundation of Johnson County is accepting grant applications. Grants are being considered in the area of arts, culture and humanities, education, environment and animals, health and human services, and public and societal benefit. The application deadline is Friday, June 23rd at 5 p.m. Nonprofit organizations can apply by visiting CFJC’s website at w w w dot community foundation of johnson county dot o-r-g.
Date: 2017-06-23

Rick Rodgers Pool Bag Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:15 pm

Title: Rick Rodgers Pool Bag Tournament
Location: Winfield, IA
Description: The bags tournament benefit for the Rick Rodgers pool is happening on Saturday, June 3rd at the Twin Lakes Country Club. Sign up is from 12:00 to 12:45 and the tournament begins at 1 p.m. A free-will donation meal begins at 4:30 and a silent auction begins at 4:00. Please come to help raise money for Winfield’s new pool.
Date: 2017-06-03

Family Night on the Playground

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:14 pm

Title: Family Night on the Playground
Location: Kalona, IA
Description: Mid-Prairie East Elementary will host Family Night on the Playground on Thursday June 8th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. All are welcome to come get a cool treat and meet other Mid-Prairie families. Popsicles and water will be provided. Activities will include lawn twister, kick ball, basketball, bubbles, and sidewalk chalk.
Date: 2017-06-08

Swinging Bridge Festival

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:13 pm

Title: Swinging Bridge Festival
Location: Columbus Junction, IA
Description: Columbus Junction is hosting their Swinging Bridge Festival on Saturday June 17. Events include a 5k run and 1.5 mile walk, a 1 mile canoe and kayak paddle on the Iowa River, a Historical Selfie Scavenger Hunt, and a ghost and mystery walk. For more information about the festival call 319-325-5063 or go to w w w dot columbus junction iowa dot o r g.
Date: 2017-06-17

Kalona Golf Club Junior Camp

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:06 pm

Title: Kalona Golf Club Junior Camp
Location: Kalona, IA
Description: Registration is open for the Kalona Golf Club Junior Camp. The camp will be happening from July 10-13 and is offered to boys and girls ages 7-18. The camp consists of 3 days of instruction from high school golf coaches, college golfers, and course professionals. The last day of camp will consist of a 9 hole tournament based on age group. Deadline for registration is July 7.
Start Date: 2017-07-10
End Date: 2017-07-13

Bald Cypress Seedling Giveaway

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Title: Bald Cypress Seedling Giveaway
Location: Washington, IA
Description: The Washington Tree Committee will be having a bald cypress seedling giveaway on Thursday, June 1st. They will be giving away 100 24 inch seedlings. This giveaway is a part of the Washington Summer Classic and will take place at 5 p.m. on the East Side of Central Park in downtown Washington.
Date: 2017-06-01

“Cave Quest” Vacation Bible School

Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 6:04 pm

Title: \”Cave Quest\” Vacation Bible School
Location: Wayland, IA
Description: Bethel and Eicher Mennonite Church in Wayland will host “Cave Quest” July 5 through the 7. Call 319-931-4615 for more information. Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church will host “Maker Fun Factory” from July 24th to July 27th. Register online at www.swedesburglutheran.org. Crawfordsville UCC is hosting “Discovering God’s Plan 4 U, Jesus at the Science Lab!” from July 31st to August 4th. Call 563-343-3390 for more info.
Start Date: 2017-07-05
End Date: 2017-07-07

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