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The Mouse Trap

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:53 pm

Title: The Mouse Trap
Location: Washington Community Center
Description: Washington Community Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s The Mouse Trap on October 13 and 14 and the 20-22 at the Washington Community Center. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults, available at the box office or online at wctheater.com.
Start Date: 2017-10-13
End Date: 2017-10-14

Noontime Concert

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:52 pm

Title: Noontime Concert
Location: Washington Public Library
Description: Washington Free Public Library and Arts Share of University of Iowa are hosting a noontime concert on Friday October 6 from 12-1 p.m. Dr. Ksenia Nosikova of the University of Iowa will be traveling with three of her finest piano students and a gifted young violinist from Coralville in this free piano tour across Iowa.
Date: 2017-10-06

Yarn Swap

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:52 pm

Title: Yarn Swap
Location: Washington Public Library
Description: Washington Public Library is hosting a Sticks & Strings Yarn Swap on Friday October 6 at noon. Bring a full skein of yarn to trade for another skein of yarn during our yarn swap. Also, bring you knitting, crochet, cross-stitch and other projects to work on, to share & to learn with fellow fiber artists!
Date: 2017-10-06

Washington Soil & Water Conservation District meeting

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:51 pm

Title: Washington Soil & Water Conservation District meeting
Description: The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District will hold their meeting on October 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the USDA office. The tentative agenda items for the meeting include cost share applications, financial statements, and bills for payment. This meeting is open to the public.
Date: 2017-10-05

HACAP Mobile Food Pantry

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:51 pm

Title: HACAP Mobile Food Pantry
Description: The HACAP (hay-cap) Mobile Food Pantry will be at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington on Thursday October 5 from 1-2 p.m. Call the HACAP Food Reservoir at 393-7811 with any questions.
Date: 2017-10-05

Community Walk

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:50 pm

Title: Community Walk
Location: Lake Darling State Park
Description: Lake Darling State Park is hosting a community walk Wednesday October 4th at 8 a.m. Meet at the outdoor pavilion parking lot at the park. Take a step towards a healthier life with the annual Healthiest State initiative walk.
Date: 2017-10-04

4-H Open House

Posted: Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 6:50 pm

Title: 4-H Open House
Location: Unc & Neph\’s
Description: Washington County 4-H will host an open house event at Unc & Neph’s in Washington to celebrate National 4-H Week. 4-H staff and 4-H Youth Committee members will be present from 5-8 p.m. to answer questions about 4-H and volunteering. Door prizes and special new member gifts will be available all night. 10% of all food sales at Unc & Neph’s will go to Washington County 4-H.
Date: 2017-10-03

Halloween Hike: Babes in the Woods

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:17 pm

Title: Halloween Hike: Babes in the Woods
Description: Washington County Conservation is hosting their annual halloween hike: babes in the woods. They say it’s not easy being a parent these days, but imagine how much more stressful parenthood is for wild animals. Learn more about parenthood and their young in this interactive family event on Saturday, October 21 at 6:45 p.m.
Date: 2017-10-21

Pancake, French Toast Breakfast

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:17 pm

Title: Pancake, French Toast Breakfast
Description: The Packwood Lions are having a pancake, french toast, and sausage breakfast on Saturday, October 21 from 7-9 a.m. at the Packwood Community Center. Coffee and juice will also be served. There is a free will offering to benefit the REACH program.
Date: 2017-10-21

Domestic Violence Educational Symposium

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:16 pm

Title: Domestic Violence Educational Symposium
Description: Washington County Domestic Violence Coalition, Domestic Violence Intervention Program and Washington County Riverboat Foundation are sponsoring the Domestic Violence Educational Symposium on Friday October 27 at the Washington Public Library. There will be a keynote presentation from Vicki Crompton, as well as breakout sessions, and a panel discussion. RSVP by Monday October 23 for a free lunch.
Date: 2017-10-27

Clover Cooking Club Registration Due

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:15 pm

Title: Clover Cooking Club Registration Due
Description: Washington County Extension and 4-H is starting a new youth cooking club, the Clover Cookers. This club is open to any 4-12 grader in Washington County who has an interest in cooking, food safety and healthy living. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis until October 15 at the extension office. There is a $30 fee to cover cooking supplies and ingredients. Other adult volunteers may be needed.
Date: 2017-10-15

Shop for Safety

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:15 pm

Title: Shop for Safety
Description: Washington County Domestic Violence Coalition, Domestic Violence Intervention Program and Washington County Riverboat Foundation is sponsoring Shop for Safety Friday October 13 from 2-6 p.m. at Washington Walmart. Add a few extra items to your cart to help local domestic violence victims. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.

Date: 2017-10-13

Civil War Saturday

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:14 pm

Title: Civil War Saturday
Location: Wapello
Description: Louisa County Historical Society is presenting Civil War Saturday on October 7 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This event will feature the Southeast Iowa Civil War Roundtable setting up camp at 10 a.m., quilts on display, shooting demonstrations, and a free-will offering lunch at 11 a.m. Programs start at 12:30 p.m. in the stage room.
Date: 2017-10-07

Diner Drive In Fundraiser

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:10 pm

Title: Diner Drive In Fundraiser
Description: Washington United Presbyterian Church Crew is hosting a Diner Drive-In on Sunday October 1 at 5 p.m. Crew will be serving fresh off the grill hamburgers and hot dogs straight to your car with a smile. Cost is $5 per meal and $20 per family max. Proceeds help to support Crew activities and missions.
Date: 2017-10-01

National 4-H Week Coloring Contest

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:09 pm

Title: National 4-H Week Coloring Contest
Description: Any kindergartener through 3rd grader can join the fun of National 4-H week October 1-7 by putting their artistic skills to use. Washington County 4-H is hosting a 4-H coloring contest. Coloring sheets are available at the extension office or on their website. The sheets are due to the extension office by October 6 at 4:30 p.m. Winners will be awarded in each grade level and will receive a free day camp registration to a 2018 Extension Clover University summer day camp.
Date: 2017-10-06

Alive After 5: Oktoberfest

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:08 pm

Title: Alive After 5: Oktoberfest
Description: Horak Insurance is hosting its 9th Annual Oktoberfest and Alive After 5 event on Thursday October 5, from 5-8 p.m. at their Washington location next to the State Theater. Food and drinks will be served. Please join us!
Date: 2017-10-05

Washington 4-H Record Book Deadline

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:07 pm

Title: Washington 4-H Record Book Deadline
Description: Washington County 4-H’s are reminded 4-H record books need to be turned into 4-H club leaders soon. Leaders will evaluate and nominate all record book award winners to the extension office by October 1. All members are eligible to apply for the CBI Bank and Trust 4-H Participation awards and intermediates and seniors are eligible for up to three project awards. Award applications are also due to the extension office by October 1.
Date: 2017-10-01

Washington Citywide Garage Sale

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:07 pm

Title: Washington Citywide Garage Sale
Description: Washington will be having its citywide garage sale Saturday September 30.
Date: 2017-09-30

Sip & Shop

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:06 pm

Title: Sip & Shop
Description: Sip & Shop will be taking place in downtown Washington Thursday September 28. Join your favorite downtown retailers as they feature Iowa Vineyards for a fun wine tasting event through downtown Washington. Check in for your punch card and wristband as well as pick up your Sip & Shop Commemorative Stemless Wineglass for $15.
Date: 2017-09-28

Washington Middle School Parent-Teacher Conferences

Posted: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9:06 pm

Title: Washington Middle School Parent-Teacher Conferences
Description: Washington Middle School parent teacher conferences will be held on Thursday September 28 from 3:45-7:15 p.m. in the gym. Midterm grades will be available and parents are encouraged to take the time to visit with their student’s teachers. There will be a brief parent meeting for current 7th and 8th grade students who are interested in the June 2018 Washington, D.C. trip at 6:15 in room 107. For any questions on the conferences call 653-5414.
Date: 2017-09-28