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Sing & S’mores

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:16 pm

Title: Sing & S\’mores
Location: Crooked Creek Christian Camp
Description: The Crooked Creek Christian Camp invites everyone to their Sing & S\’mores and welcome center dedication on Sunday (8/28) at 5 PM in the Sunset Shelter. No registration is required, and the event is free. For more info, call 319-653-3611.
Date: 2016-08-28

Classic Downtown Kalona Car Show

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:15 pm

Title: Classic Downtown Kalona Car Show
Location: Kalona
Description: The Classic Downtown Kalona Car Show is Saturday, September 3rd at 4 PM. The event will feature the Corn Country Cruisers and Ken Michels spinning 50\’s and 60\’s music at the Tuscan Moon.
Date: 2016-09-03

Kalona City Celebration

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:14 pm

Title: Kalona City Celebration
Location: Kalona
Description: The 5th annual Kalona City Celebration is Saturday (8/27) starting at 4 PM. There will be a beer garden and food vendors, as well as a free outdoor movie at 8 PM in the KCTC lot. Other events include community awards, kids zone activities, and a 3 on 3 basketball tournament and skills challenge.
Date: 2016-08-27

PAWS & More Dog Paddle

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:14 pm

Title: PAWS & More Dog Paddle
Location: Washington
Description: The PAWS & More Animal Shelter is hosting the 10th annual Dog Paddle on Sunday (8/28) from 1-4 PM at the Washington Aquatic Center. There is a $5 per dog entry fee, and all proceeds will benefit the shelter. Only spayed and neutered dogs are allowed into the event, and owners must provide proof of rabies shot via tag or certificate.
Date: 2016-08-28

Farmland Leasing Meeting

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:13 pm

Title: Farmland Leasing Meeting
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Extension is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on Tuesday (8/23) at 6 PM at the extension office. The meeting is offered to address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland. Registration is $25 per individual or $40 per couple. Preregistration is encouraged, and can be done by calling 653-4811.
Date: 2016-08-23

Beginning Farmer Loan Program

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:12 pm

Title: Beginning Farmer Loan Program
Location: Henry County
Description: Henry County Extension is hosting a beginning farmer loan and tax credit program informational meeting on Thursday, September 15th at 7 PM at the extension office. The meeting will highlight several programs available to assist beginning farmers. The meeting is free and will include refreshments. RSVPs are recommended, and are due by September 13th. For more info, call 319-385-8126.
Date: 2016-09-15

St. James Fall Festival

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Title: St. James Fall Festival
Location: Washington
Description: The St. James Fall Festival is being held Sunday, September 11th from 11 AM – 1 PM at KC Hall in Washington. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids, and ages 5 and under are free. The event will include a meal, auction, and games.
Date: 2016-09-11

Back to School Night

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Title: Back to School Night
Location: Washington
Description: St. James Catholic School will have a back to school night on Tuesday (8/23) from 6-7:30 PM.
Date: 2016-08-23

Washington County Fair Evaluation Meeting

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:19 pm

Title: Washington County Fair Evaluation Meeting
Location: Washington
Description: There will be a Washington County Fair Evaluation Meeting on Thursday, September 8th at 6:30 PM in the Fair Board meeting room. 4-H\’ers, parents, leaders, superintendents, and committee members are encouraged to attend. Discussion will focus on the successes from the fair this year and suggestions for next year.
Date: 2016-09-08

Crawfordsville Ice Cream Social and Outdoor Movie

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:18 pm

Title: Crawfordsville Ice Cream Social and Outdoor Movie
Location: Crawfordsville
Description: The Crawfordsville Community Club and Lions Club is hosting an ice cream social and outdoor movie on Friday (8/19) at 7:30 PM at the Crawfordsville Fire Station. The cost is a school supply item or free will donation. Three will be homemade ice cream with a variety of toppings, desserts, and popcorn. The movie will be \”The Sandlot,\” and it will begin at approximately 9 PM. The school supplies collected will be given to WACO Community Schools to help students in need.
Date: 2016-08-19

17th Annual Memorial 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:17 pm

Title: 17th Annual Memorial 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser
Location: Washington
Description: The 17th Annual Memorial 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser is Saturday, September 10th starting at 8 AM at Sunset Park in Washington. Awards will be given for overall male and female winners and the top male and female in each age group. Additional prizes will be awarded for top individual fundraiser, oldest, and youngest walkers. For more info, call Robyn at 653-7371.
Date: 2016-09-10

Caregivers Support Group Meeting

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:16 pm

Title: Caregivers Support Group Meeting
Location: Washington
Description: There will be a Caregivers Support Group Meeting on Thursday (8/18) at 2 PM at the Applewood Bistro in Halcyon House. The topic for the month is Alzheimer\’s Disease. Everyone is welcome. For more info, contact Susan Wellington at 653-8452.
Date: 2016-08-18

Early Childhood Area Board Public Meetings

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:16 pm

Title: Early Childhood Area Board Public Meetings
Location: Washington
Description: The local Early Childhood Area Board is hosting public meetings on Tuesday (8/16) at the Washington Public Library at 4:30 and 5 PM. The first meeting is for the program committee, the second is for the board. For more info, contact Tasha Beghtol at 461-1369.
Date: 2016-08-16

Hunger is NOT a Game

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:15 pm

Title: Hunger is NOT a Game
Location: Coralville
Description: The United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties is hosting the \”Hunger is NOT a Game\” event on Wednesday, September 7th from 9-11 AM at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Building B. The event will have volunteers packaging 20,000 meals that will be distributed locally. For more information and how to volunteer, contact Patti Fields at 338-7823.
Date: 2016-09-07

Monarch Butterflies Program

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:14 pm

Title: Monarch Butterflies Program
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington County Master Gardeners are hosting a free program on Monarch Butterflies on Thursday, August 25th at 6:30 PM at the Washington County Extension Office. Lee County Naturalist Mary Bulger will run the program and teach attendees all about the King of Butterflies. The event is free and open to the public. For more info, contact Nancy Adrian at 653-4811 or Don Pfeiffer at 653-4912.
Date: 2016-08-25

Skulls and their Stories

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:13 pm

Title: Skulls and their Stories
Location: Marr Park
Description: The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting \”Skulls and their Stories\” on Saturday, August 27th at 10 AM at the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park. Discover how to read animal skulls in this hands-on, investigative program. Participants with personal, decently cleaned skulls are invited to bring them for possible identification. For more info, call 319-657-2400.
Date: 2016-08-27

Meet the Teachers

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:13 pm

Title: Meet the Teachers
Location: Washington
Description: Washington Middle School will host their annual student/parent orientation and \”Meet the Teachers\” night on Thursday (8/18) from 5-7 PM. Parents and students are encouraged to bring supplies and place them in their lockers. Fall sports information will be available, and completed forms can be turned in. For more info, call the middle school office at 653-5414.
Date: 2016-08-18

Highland 6th Grade Orientation

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 5:58 pm

Title: Highland 6th Grade Orientation
Location: Highland Middle School
Description: Highland Middle School is having 6th grade orientation on Friday, August 19th at 5:30 PM in the middle school gym. There will be a hot dog supper sponsored by Highland PAK. A meeting about All middle school standards-based grading will follow at 6:30 in the high school gym.
Date: 2016-08-19

Fundraiser Drive

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 5:57 pm

Title: Fundraiser Drive
Location: Fairfield
Description: A Fundraiser Drive to benefit Gary Carlson will be held Saturday, August 20th at 2 PM at the Fairfield Wal-mart parking lot. A $10 cover will be taken to help with Gary\’s medical bills. All vehicles are welcome, the ride will end at Town and Country in Keosauqua. There will be food and a raffle drawing.
Date: 2016-08-20

FRYfest and granGABLE Volunteers

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 5:57 pm

Title: FRYfest and granGABLE Volunteers
Location: Coralville
Description: The United Way Volunteer Center is looking for volunteers to be involved with FRYfest on Friday, September 2nd and granGABLE on Monday, September 5th. Visit VolunteerCenterJWC.org to see all the shifts available and to sign up to volunteer. For more info, email Patti Fields at Patti.Fields@UnitedWayJWC.org.
Date: 2016-09-05