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Manure Programs

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 2:15 am

Title: Manure Programs
Description: Washington County Extension will reshow both the commercial and confinement manure applicator programs on Friday September 7th for those that were unable to attend a workshop previously. The commercial manure program will be shown at 8:30 a.m. and the confinement manure program will be shown at 1:30 p.m. at the extension office. Call 319-653-4811 with any questions.
Date: 2018-09-07

Sticks & Strings

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 2:14 am

Title: Sticks & Strings
Description: Washington Public Library is starting a new season of Sticks & Strings on Friday September 7th at 7 p.m. They will be holding their monthly meetings where you are invited to bring you knitting, crochet, quilting, and other fiber arts projects. They will also be sponsoring the annual Mitten Tree in this winter, arranging a fall group field trip, and organizing workshops and exhibits for Fiber Arts February. They are currently working on an exhibit titled “Sea Splashes” and they are asking for entries of handmade, fiber sea creatures for a faux aquarium display.
Date: 2018-09-07

SWCD Meeting

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 2:14 am

Title: SWCD Meeting
Description: The Washington Soil and Water Conservation District will hold their meeting on September 6th at 7:30 p.m. at the USDA office. Tentative agenda items include cost share funding, cover crop applications, conservation plans, and financial statements. The meeting is open to the public.
Date: 2018-09-06

St. Mary’s Labor Day

Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 2:13 am

Title: St. Mary\’s Labor Day
Description: St. Mary’s Church in Riverside is hosting a labor day celebration on Monday September 3rd. A smoked Iowa chop and fried chicken dinner from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with carry outs available. The day includes crafts, farmers market, kids games, bingo, raffle, and auction at 2:30 p.m. Proceeds go towards church preservation.
Date: 2018-09-03

KCII area cross country teams meet at IMS

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 7:27 am

Iowa Mennonite School is hosting its Early Bird cross country meet tonight to open up the new season, and many KCII area schools are participating.

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Pancake Breakfast

Posted: Saturday, August 25th, 2018 at 1:13 pm

Title: Pancake Breakfast
Description: The Columbus Junction Lions Club Pancake Breakfast will be held Sunday September 1st from 7-11 a.m. at the Columbus Junction Senior Center. They will be serving pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, juice, and milk. A freewill donation is accepted. Help them support college scholarships for local Columbus Junction High School seniors, eyeglasses and hearing aids for the needy, and vision screenings for local children.
Date: 2018-09-01

Golf Tournament

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 10:58 pm

Title: Golf Tournament
Description: Knights of Columbus Council 12212 are having a golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday August 25th at 8 a.m. at the Kalona Golf Club. Cost is $60 per person, includes golf cart. Food will be served, and cash and other prizes will be awarded. Call or text David Capper at 319-653-6120 to sign up.
Date: 2018-08-25

Warriors looking to take down Tigers tonight

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 7:51 am

After picking up a week zero victory in Janesville last week, the WACO Warrior football team will hit the road again tonight to take on Iowa Valley.

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Family Fun-O-Rama

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:27 pm

Title: Family Fun-O-Rama
Description: The Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center and the Washington Public Library Foundation present Family Fun-O-Rama on Sunday September 30th at 2:30 p.m. Professional musicians, story tellers, and talented gymnasts will unite to present this variety show with fun for the entire family. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for youth and those under 5 are free. Proceeds will go to the library and the performing arts center.

Date: 2018-09-30

Train Show

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:26 pm

Title: Train Show
Description: Washington Model Rail Road Club presents the 35th Annual Train Show and Swap Meet on Sunday September 30th from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the KC Hall in Washington. Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for kids 6-12, and those 5 and under are free. Swap tables cost $18 with setup at 6 a.m. and hot food will be available. For more information call 319-653-3782.
Date: 2018-09-30

Women’s Workshop

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:26 pm

Title: Women\’s Workshop
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting a women’s workshop focusing on outdoor recreation and conservation activities on Saturday September 22 at 11 a.m. through Sunday September 23 at 1 p.m. Workshop sessions are designed to provide women the opportunity to try out many outdoor recreation activities, explore the outdoors, and meet other women who also enjoy learning about the environment. Women are also invited to camp at Langwood Education Center in a tent or the A-frame at no additional cost. Participants must be 18 or older to register. More information can be found at louisacountyconservation.org or at 319-523-8381.
Start Date: 2018-09-22
End Date: 2018-09-23

Monarch Mania

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:26 pm

Title: Monarch Mania
Description: Louisa County Conservation and the Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge are hosting Monarch Mania on Saturday September 15 from 10 a.m.-noon. Each year monarch butterflies fly to Mexico to escape Iowa’s cold winters. Come celebrate their journey by helping with monarch research and tagging butterflies. The event is free and all ages are welcome. Nets and tags will be provided but please wear long pants and tennis shoes.
Date: 2018-09-15

Hospice 5K

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:25 pm

Title: Hospice 5K
Description: Hospice of Washington County is hosting the 19th annual 5K Memorial Run/Walk Fundraiser on Saturday September 15 at Marr Park in Ainsworth. Registration begins at 8 a.m., race starts at 9 a.m. Photographs will be displayed along the path honoring loved ones that have passed. If you are interested in including your loved one call 319-653-7321 or email robyn@hospicewc.com by September 6th.

Date: 2018-09-15

Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:25 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: The Winfield Lions Club is hosting a community blood drive from 3-6:15 p.m. on Wednesday September 12 inside the Winfield VFW. To donate contact the blood center at 800-747-5401 ext. 1281 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5090 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-09-12

Blood Drive

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:25 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Mid-Prairie High School is hosting a community blood drive on Friday September 7th from 7:30-11:30 a.m. in the gym. To donate call 319-646-6091 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use cod 560 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-09-07

Mobile Pantry

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:24 pm

Title: Mobile Pantry
Description: The HACAP Mobile Food Pantry will be at Brighton City Hall from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and at the Washington United Presbyterian Church from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday September 6th. Eligibility guidelines apply. Visit hacap.org for more information.
Date: 2018-09-06

Tree Crop Field Day

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:24 pm

Title: Tree Crop Field Day
Description: Red Fern Farm is hosting a tree crop field day with Practical Farmers of Iowa on Wednesday September 5th from 1-4 p.m. on their farm near Wapello. The field day will focus on a few specific tree crops that have the potential to be profitable niche crops, including chestnut, pawpaw, American persimmon, heartnut and Asian pear. Registration is due by September 3rd, call 515-232-5661 for more information.
Date: 2018-09-05

Brunch

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:24 pm

Title: Brunch
Description: The Wellman Goodwin Senior Dining Center will be having a brunch on Labor Day September 3rd from 8 a.m.-noon. They will be serving biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, fruit cup, rolls and coffee cakes, orange juice and coffee. A freewill offering is accepted to help pay for senior center utilities.
Date: 2018-09-03

Bag Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:23 pm

Title: Bag Tournament
Description: American Legion Post 427 is hosting a bag tournament benefit on Labor Day, September 3rd at North Park in Wellman. Tournament begins at 10:30 a.m., cost is $20 per team with double elimination. Call 319-530-7577 to register.

Date: 2018-09-03

Rummage Sale

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:23 pm

Title: Rummage Sale
Description: United Church of Crawfordsville is hosting a rummage sale on Thursday August 30 and Friday August 31 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday September 1 from 8 a.m.-noon. A free will donation will be accepted.
Start Date: 2018-08-30
End Date: 2018-09-01