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Basic Computer Skills Class

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:45 pm

Title: Basic Computer Skills Class
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library is offering classes in basic computer skills. Classes will be held on Monday, January 23rd, and January 30th from 9-10 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. each day. Space is limited, so people are asked to register at the library’s front desk.
Date: 2017-01-23

Cabin Fever Escape

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:44 pm

Title: Cabin Fever Escape
Location: Grandview
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting \”Cabin Fever Escape\” on Tuesday, January 17th from 6-8 p.m. at Langwood Education Center near Grandview. The evening will be filled with exploration and excitement to make January gloom disappear. Cost is $2 per person or $5 per family, and refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required by Thursday, January 12th. To register or for more info, call Louisa Conservation at 319-523-8381.
Date: 2017-01-17

Kirkwood ESL Preregistration

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:44 pm

Title: Kirkwood ESL Preregistration
Location: Washington
Description: Kirkwood is holding preregistration for ESL evening classes on Monday (1/9) and Wednesday (1/11) at 6 p.m. at Kirkwood\’s Washington County Regional Center. The classes are free and run from 6-8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, starting January 19th and ending March 9th.
Date: 2017-01-11

Kirkwood ESL Preregistration

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:43 pm

Title: Kirkwood ESL Preregistration
Location: Washington
Description: Kirkwood is holding preregistration for ESL evening classes on Monday (1/9) and Wednesday (1/11) at 6 p.m. at Kirkwood\’s Washington County Regional Center. The classes are free and run from 6-8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, starting January 19th and ending March 9th.
Date: 2017-01-09

Caregivers Support Group

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:41 pm

Title: Caregivers Support Group
Location: Washington
Description: A caregivers support group meeting will be held on Thursday, January 19th at 2 p.m. in the Morrison Center at Halcyon House. The topic of the month is \”Caregiver grief, mourning, and guilt.\” For more info, call Susan at 319-635-8452, or Tracy at 319-653-2661.
Date: 2017-01-19

Grain Marketing and Crop Insurance Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:52 pm

Title: Grain Marketing and Crop Insurance Meeting
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Extension is hosting a grain marketing and crop insurance informational meeting on Monday, January 16th starting at 5 p.m. in the basement of Dallmeyer Hall at the Washington County fairgrounds. ISU Economist Dr. Chad Hart will speak at the event. A light meal will be served, and there is no cost to attend. Reservations are requested by calling the Extension Office at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2017-01-16

Pork Producer Training

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:51 pm

Title: Pork Producer Training
Location: Washington
Description: ISU Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Pork Industry Center are offering training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus program on Thursday, January 19th at 1 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. Cost is $25 per person and is payable at the door. To preregister, contact the Extension Office at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2017-01-19

Noontime Concert

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:50 pm

Title: Noontime Concert
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting a noontime concert on Thursday, January 12th from 12:15-12:45 p.m. It will feature music from a saxophone quartet from the University of Iowa. There is no cost for the event.
Date: 2017-01-04

Father-Daughter Dance

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:50 pm

Title: Father-Daughter Dance
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington 4-H County Council will host their 3rd annual Father-Daughter Dance as an Enchanted Ball on Saturday, February 11th, from 6-8 p.m. in the Dallmeyer Hall on the Washington County fairgrounds. The dance is open to any kindergarten-4th grade girls and the special man in her life. Fathers, grandfathers, uncles, older brothers, or neighbors are welcome to attend as the adult guest. Pre-registration is required by February 1st by contacting the Washington Extension Office at 319-653- 4811. Cost is $20 per couple and $5 for any additional child.
Date: 2017-02-11

Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Event

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:49 pm

Title: Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Event
Location: Washington
Description: Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa will be hosting an enrollment event to provide assistance to individuals enrolling in the health insurance marketplace on Monday, January 16th at the Sigourney Public Library Study Room from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Professionals will serve as navigators and in-person resources for people needing assistance with the marketplace.
Date: 2017-01-16

4-H Intermediate Trip

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:49 pm

Title: 4-H Intermediate Trip
Location: Kansas City
Description: Washington County 7th-9th grade 4-Hers are invited to attend the Region 15 4-H Intermediate Trip to Kansas City on March 10-11. Attendees will get to try an escape room, explore the College Basketball Experience, visit Arrowhead Stadium, the World War One Museum, and a dinner theater. 4-Hers from Washington, Iowa, Keokuk, and Johnson Counties will be attending the trip. Space is limited, and registration is due by February 1st to the Washington County Extension Office. Cost for the trip is $230. For more info, contact the Extension Office at 319-653-4811.
Start Date: 2017-03-10
End Date: 2017-03-11

All You Can Eat Spaghetti

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:48 pm

Title: All You Can Eat Spaghetti
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Kiwanis Club is hosting their 15th annual all you can eat spaghetti and meatball dinner and ice cream social on Wednesday, February 8th from 4-7 p.m. at the Washington High School. Carry out will be available. Cost is $10 for adults, $7 for kids 5-12, and under 5 is free.
Date: 2017-02-08

Manure Applicator Certification

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:47 pm

Title: Manure Applicator Certification
Location: Washington
Description: ISU Extension and Outreach and the Iowa DNR will offer manure applicator certification workshops for dry/solid manure operators on Tuesday, February 7th at 1 p.m. at the Washington Extension Office. The workshop is free, and registration is requested. For more info, call 319-653-4811.
Date: 2017-02-07

WACO Youth Basketball Tournaments

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:46 pm

Title: WACO Youth Basketball Tournaments
Location: Wayland
Description: WACO Schools are hosting youth boys and girls basketball tournaments for students in 4th-6th grades to raise funds for the 2017 Junior/Senior prom. The girls basketball tournament will be held Saturday, February 18th, and the boys tournament will be held Saturday, February 25th. Entry is $75 per team, and there will medals for 1st and 2nd place teams. Admission to the tournaments will be $2 for students and $3 for adults. Registration and payment for the girls tournament is due by January 27th, and the boys tournament by February 3rd. For more info, contact Nancy Roth at 319-931-5691.
Date: 2017-02-25

WACO Youth Basketball Tournaments

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:46 pm

Title: WACO Youth Basketball Tournaments
Location: Wayland
Description: WACO Schools are hosting youth boys and girls basketball tournaments for students in 4th-6th grades to raise funds for the 2017 Junior/Senior prom. The girls basketball tournament will be held Saturday, February 18th, and the boys tournament will be held Saturday, February 25th. Entry is $75 per team, and there will medals for 1st and 2nd place teams. Admission to the tournaments will be $2 for students and $3 for adults. Registration and payment for the girls tournament is due by January 27th, and the boys tournament by February 3rd. For more info, contact Nancy Roth at 319-931-5691.
Date: 2017-02-18

Packwood Lions Pork Loin Dinner

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Title: Packwood Lions Pork Loin Dinner
Location: Packwood
Description: The Packwood Lions Club is hosting a Sunday pork loin dinner on February 5th from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Packwood community room. A free will offering will be accepted, with proceeds benefiting Camp Hertko Hollow Youth Diabetes Camp.
Date: 2017-02-05

Packwood Lions Breakfast

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:44 pm

Title: Packwood Lions Breakfast
Location: Packwood
Description: The Packwood Lions Club is hosting a pancake, French toast, and sausage breakfast on Saturday, January 14th from 7-9 a.m. at the Packwood Community Center. A free will offering will be accepted, with proceeds going to the PAWS program and weekend food program for Pekin students.
Date: 2017-01-14

Fire Department Pancake Day

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:44 pm

Title: Fire Department Pancake Day
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Fire Department is hosting their annual pancake day on Wednesday, January 11th from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and from 5-7 p.m. at the Washington Fire Station. Tickets are available for purchase at the Washington Fire Hall, Glandons Westside Service, Washington State Bank, or from any Fire Department member.
Date: 2017-01-11

First Day Hike

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 at 5:43 pm

Title: First Day Hike
Location: Lake Darling
Description: The Friends of Lake Darling are hosting a First Day Hike on Sunday, January 1st at Lake Darling State Park starting at 10 a.m. Attendees will meet at the lodge and hike to the Ding Darling Interpretive Pathway. There are two distances to choose from: 1.5 miles and 3 miles. Refreshments will be served after the hike. For more info, call 319-644-2323.
Date: 2017-01-01

Finances of Caregiving

Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 at 5:42 pm

Title: Finances of Caregiving
Location: Washington
Description: There will be a five-week finances of caregiving program beginning on Monday, January 9th. The program will meet every Monday for five weeks from 2-4 p.m. at the Halcyon House in Washington. Cost for the program is $15. For more info or to register, contact Becky Carter at Halcyon House at 319-653-8453.
Date: 2017-01-30