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Kids Day

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 1:11 pm

Title: Kids Day
Location: Washington County Fair
Description: Come and enjoy Kids’ Day at the 2017 Washington County Fair on Wednesday, July 19. There will be a variety of hands-on activities for children aged preschool through third grade. Participants may come and go to activity stations anytime from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the fairgrounds. Contact the Washington County Extension Office with any questions at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2017-07-19

Model T Day

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 1:11 pm

Title: Model T Day
Location: Coralville
Description: Drive, push, pull, or trailer your Model T to the 2nd Annual Model T Day on July 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Antique Car Museum of Iowa in Coralville. Come and experience a fun filled day with fellow Model T enthusiasts. A tour of approximately 25 miles will include a visit to Steve Weeber’s collection as well as a country lunch. This event is sponsored by the Antique Car Museum of Iowa, Iowa Valley Region Antique Auto Club of America, and Friday Morning Coffee Club.
Date: 2017-07-22

Thanksgiving in July

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 1:09 pm

Title: Thanksgiving in July
Location: The Lord\’s Cupboard of Jefferson County
Description: The Lord’s Cupboard of Jefferson County will be hosting “Thanksgiving in July”, a community-wide hunger-relief drive, from Monday July 10th to Tuesday July 18. All cash and food donations will be given to The Lord’s Cupboard, to help low-income families in need of food assistance in Jefferson County. Several Fairfield businesses will host donation bins for food and cash. Food donations may also be dropped off at The Lord’s Cupboard weekday afternoons.
Start Date: 2017-07-10
End Date: 2017-07-18

Farmers Market

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 1:08 pm

Title: Farmers Market
Location: Wellman, IA
Description: The City of Wellman will be having their first farmer’s market of the season on Tuesday, July 11. Come to the mini park across from Freeman Foods in downtown Wellman at about 4 p.m. and check it out.
Date: 2017-07-11

Kalona Bluegrass Festival

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 1:07 pm

Title: Kalona Bluegrass Festival
Location: Windmill Ridge Campground
Description: The 31st Annual Kalona Bluegrass Festival will be happening on Friday July 14th through Sunday July 16th, at the Windmill Ridge Campground in Kalona. Bluegrass musicians will be playing all weekend with food concessions, camping with hookups available. For more information call Paul Roberts at 319-683-2222.
Start Date: 2017-07-14
End Date: 2017-07-16

Movie Madness: “Sing”

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 12:58 pm

Title: Movie Madness: \”Sing\”
Location: Washington Public Library
Description: The Washington Public Library will have their Movie Madness screening of “Sing” on July 10 in the Nicola Stoufer room at 1 p.m. at the Washington Public Library. This event is free and for grades K-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.
Date: 2017-07-10

Glenn Roberts Elks/Iowa City Hospice Golf Classic

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 12:57 pm

Title: Glenn Roberts Elks/Iowa City Hospice Golf Classic
Location: Iowa City
Description: On Monday, August 7, area golfers will gather at the Iowa City Elks #590 course to raise funds for Iowa City Hospice patient care. Funds raised from the Glenn Roberts Elks/Iowa City Hospice Golf Classic help ensure that everyone in our community who needs quality end of life care and grief support services will receive it, without for regard for ability to pay. Golfers have the option of shotgun starts at both 8 am and 1:30 p.m. The $75 entry fee per person includes 18 holes of golf, cart, beverages, eligibility for numerous prize drawings and a catered lunch at noon.
Date: 2017-08-07

Henry County Conservation at Kids Day

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 12:56 pm

Title: Henry County Conservation at Kids Day
Location: Henry County Fair
Description: The Henry County Conservation Department will be at the 2017 Henry County Fair. Both county naturalists will attend Kid’s Day, Saturday July 15th from noon to 2 p.m. with age-appropriate, hands-on interactive activities about nature’s superheroes. Look for the awning with the girls in capes to learn fascinating facts about what we think are ordinary animals.

Date: 2017-07-15

J40 Farm Crawl

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 12:55 pm

Title: J40 Farm Crawl
Location: Keosauqua
Description: The Villages of Van Buren and the City of Keosauqua will be having their J40 Farm Crawl on Saturday, July 22. Enjoy a unique, free, family fun weekend with farm tours, local artists, a winery, Amish furniture sales, wagon rides, demonstrations, and more!
Date: 2017-07-22

Ice Cream Social

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 12:54 pm

Title: Ice Cream Social
Location: West Chester
Description: The West Chester Lions Club is having their 60th Annual Ice Cream Social on Thursday July 13 from 4:30-7 p.m. at the West Chester School Building. Social will include strawberry and chocolate toppings, beverages, cake, pie, and bars. The heritage school building is handicap accessible.
Date: 2017-07-13

WHS Class of ’64

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 12:51 pm

Title: WHS Class of \’64
Description: The Washington High School Class of 1964 will have their monthly lunch on Monday July 10 at 11:30 a.m. at Unc & Neph’s. Please join us for good food and conversation and reconnecting with classmates. If you have any questions please call Nancy at 319-330-8296.
Date: 2017-07-10

IMS Basketball Camp

Posted: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Title: IMS Basketball Camp
Location: Iowa Mennonite School
Description: The IMS Basketball Camp will run July 24-27 for boys entering grades 5-10. Go to www dot iowa mennonite dot o-r-g slash camps for more information or email Camp Director Dwight Gingerich at dgingerich@iowamennonite.org.
Start Date: 2017-07-24
End Date: 2017-07-27

Wellman Vacation Bible School

Posted: Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at 9:28 pm

Title: Wellman Vacation Bible School
Description: The Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman will have their “Hero Central” Vacation Bible School from July 24th through July 26th from 6 to 8:30 p.m. All 4 years through 5th graders are invited to register. There will be games, music, crafts, science projects, and story time. A light supper will be served each evening at 6 p.m. To register, call Melanie at 319-325-5552 or 319-646-2367.
Start Date: 2017-07-24
End Date: 2017-07-26

Birthday Winner 7/3

Posted: Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at 2:57 pm

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“Hero Central” Vacation Bible School

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 9:22 pm

Title: \”Hero Central\” Vacation Bible School
Location: Washington United Presbyterian Church
Description: The Washington United Presbyterian Church will have their “Hero Central” Vacation Bible School from July 30th through August 3rd. All 4 year olds through 5th graders are invited to register. There will be games, music, crafts, science projects, and story time. Supper will be served each evening at 5:30 pm.
Start Date: 2017-07-30
End Date: 2017-08-03

Church-Wide Pool Party

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 9:21 pm

Title: Church-Wide Pool Party
Location: Steele Family Aquatic Center
Description: The Washington United Presbyterian Church will be hosting a church-wide pool party at the Steele Family Aquatic Center in Sunset Park on Friday, August 18th. Bring the whole family, invite some friends, and come join us for some aquatic fun. Contact Jared Long at upwashyouth@gmail.com for more information.
Date: 2017-08-18

Thursday Night Live

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 9:21 pm

Title: Thursday Night Live
Location: Washington, IA
Description: The Southeast Iowa Acoustic/Folk Music Club will be performing at the Washington Central Park Bandshell, as part of the Thursday Night Live free summer concert series. The Southeast Iowa Acoustic/Folk Music Club will be performing with musicians of all styles, ages, and ability levels. Thursday NIght Live is taking place from 6:30-7:30 pm on Thursday July 6.
Date: 2017-07-06

Alive After 5

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 9:20 pm

Title: Alive After 5
Location: Washington, IA
Description: The Washington Chamber of Commerce asks you to join them for a “specTUBULAR” time at their “Alive After 5” event at the LET’s Center from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, July 11. Come check out the classes they have to offer as well as the Totally Tubular project for this year. Light refreshments will be served. Tubes will be on display around the square July 17-29 and then auctioned off on July 29. All proceeds go to the LET’s Center and Paws & More Animal Shelter.
Date: 2017-07-11

Heritage Days Festival

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 9:20 pm

Title: Heritage Days Festival
Location: Mount Vernon
Description: Mount Vernon’s 30th Annual Heritage Days Festival will take place July 6th through the 8th in and around uptown Mount Vernon. With a parade theme of “Star Wars”, this year’s festivities will include fireworks, old-fashioned carnival games, as well as live performances, bingo, a beer tent, and “mini Olympics for kids”. A complete schedule of events is available at www.visitmvl.com.
Start Date: 2017-07-06
End Date: 2017-07-08

Honey Bee Basics

Posted: Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 9:19 pm

Title: Honey Bee Basics
Location: Port Louisa Refuge Headquarters
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting Honey Bee Basics from 10-11 am on Saturday, July 22 at the Port Louisa Refuge Headquarters. Carly Vannoy, Iowa’s Honey Queen will be sharing her knowledge of these specialized and important pollinators. This event is free and open to the public.
Date: 2017-07-22