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“Noon” Years Party

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 8:29 pm

Title: \”Noon\” Years Party
Description: The Wellman-Scofield Library will be having a “noon” year’s eve party Friday December 29 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Come ring in the New Year with the Wellman-Scofield Library. They’ll have crafts, games, snacks, and a special noon countdown! This event is free and open to the public.
Date: 2017-12-29

Bereavement Luncheon

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 8:29 pm

Title: Bereavement Luncheon
Description: Iowa City Hospice will be hosting a Bereavement Luncheon on Thursday December 28 at 11:30 a.m. at Farmer’s Diner in Muscatine. This luncheon is for all bereaved individuals in the community, come share a meal and find mutual support with others dealing with loss.
Date: 2017-12-28

Blood Drive

Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 8:28 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be having a blood drive Tuesday December 26 from 3-6:30 p.m. at the Washington Hy-Vee, in the donor bus in the Hy-Vee parking lot. To donate call 461-5849 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org.
Date: 2017-12-26

Holiday Tubas

Posted: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 12:20 am

Title: Holiday Tubas
Description: Join the Washington Free Public Library Foundation and Friends of the Washington Library in celebrating the holidays joyfully with Holiday Tubas Thursday December 21 at 12:15 p.m. Gary “The Tubadore” McCurdy and Nick Todd will entertain with seasonal favorites. This festive event is free and open to the public.
Date: 2017-12-21

Soil Health Academy Course

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:22 pm

Title: Soil Health Academy Course
Description: The Soil Health Academy presents Regenerative Farming and Ranching, a course developed to inspire, teach, and mentor future leaders on how to regenerate soils in farm and ranch ecosystems by mimicking intelligent design innate in natural systems. This three-day course will take place at Steve Berger’s Farm in Wellman Tuesday February 20 through Thursday February 22. To register call 417-933-2249 or email learn@soilhealthacademy.org.
Start Date: 2018-02-20
End Date: 2018-02-22

eXtreme Kids

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:21 pm

Title: eXtreme Kids
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting eXtreme Kids for those in 4-6th grade who want to take the next step in their outdoor exploration. The first event is Langwood Winter Overnight, on Saturday February 3 through Sunday February 4 at Langwood Education Center. The cost is $10 per kid per event.
Date: 2018-02-03

eXtreme Adventures

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:19 pm

Title: eXtreme Adventures
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting eXtreme Adventures for teens in 7-9th grade. The first adventure is the Iowa Raptor Project, which will take place on Saturday January 27 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lake MacBride near Iowa City. Youth will get to meet live raptors and talk to the heroes who are helping to rehabilitate them every day. Transportation is provided from Louisa County. The cost is $10 per kid per event.

Date: 2018-01-27

Soup Supper Silent Auction

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:19 pm

Title: Soup Supper Silent Auction
Description: The United Presbyterian Church of Washington will have its 23rd annual soup supper and silent auction on Tuesday January 23. They will be serving a variety of soups, fresh baked breads, and homemade desserts from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The silent auction will include hand crafted quilts and other hand crafted goodies. Tickets are available at the door or at Hospice of Washington County.
Date: 2018-01-23

Grain Marketing meeting

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:18 pm

Title: Grain Marketing meeting
Description: Local crop producers are invited to attend a grain marketing and crop insurance informational meeting on Monday, January 15 featuring Iowa State University Economist, Dr. Chad Hart. The meeting will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the basement of Dallmeyer Hall. There is no charge to attend this event, please RSVP by calling 461-6260.
Date: 2018-01-15

Nature Tots

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:17 pm

Title: Nature Tots
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting Nature Tots, a brand new series of programs for children aged 2-4 years old. Each event will include a story, snack, craft, and hike. The first event, Animals in Winter will be held on Thursday January 11 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters. Cost is $5 per child for each program.
Date: 2018-01-11

Annie’s Project

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:17 pm

Title: Annie\’s Project
Description: Washington County Extension will be hosting Annie’s Project, a critical decision making and information management course to help farm women learn more about managing today’s agricultural technology and becoming an effective farm business partner. Annie’s Project begins January 9 and runs for 9 weeks. The cost of the program is $75 per person. The deadline to register is January 2. Contact Washington County Extension at 653-4811 for more information.
Date: 2018-01-02

Blood Drive

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:16 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: Louisa County 4-H Council will host a community blood drive from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27 inside the 4-H Youth Center at the Louisa County Fairgrounds. To donate, please contact the ISU Extension Office at 523-2371 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 1904 to locate the drive.
Date: 2017-12-27

Saving Brinton Showing

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:16 pm

Title: Saving Brinton Showing
Description: There will be a showing of the documentary Saving Brinton at the Washington Community Center on Tuesday December 26 at 7 p.m. Seating is limited and tickets will be available at the door.
Date: 2017-12-26

Christmas Eve Service

Posted: Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 10:12 pm

Title: Christmas Eve Service
Description: The Saints Peter and Paul Church in Harper will be having a Christmas Eve Service Sunday December 24, at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy the Christmas story, carols, and Santa Claus. A Christmas message will be delivered by Pastor Frosty Van Gorst.
Date: 2017-12-24

Dairy Day

Posted: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 8:13 pm

Title: Dairy Day
Description: Iowa Dairy producers have the opportunity to learn about emerging dairy industry issues at the 2018 Dairy Days hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach specialists. A Dairy Day will be offered in Kalona on Tuesday January 30. Pre-registration is requested by the Friday before the event to reserve a meal. For more information contact the Washington County Extension Office.
Date: 2018-01-30

Talent Show

Posted: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 8:12 pm

Title: Talent Show
Description: The Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center is hosting “In the Spotlight” a talent show fundraiser on Saturday January 27 at 7 p.m. There is no registration fee to compete and is open to talent of all ages. To register email inthespotlighttalentshow@gmail.com.
Date: 2018-01-27

4-H Skating Party

Posted: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 8:12 pm

Title: 4-H Skating Party
Description: The Washington 4-H County Council will host a 4-H Skating Party on Sunday January 21 from 1-3 p.m. at the Wellman Skating Rink. The skating party is open to all 4-H’ers, families, and friends. The cost is $4 to skate. Contact Washington County Extension at 653-4811 with any questions.
Date: 2018-01-21

Blood Drive

Posted: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 8:11 pm

Title: Blood Drive
Description: The Winfield Lions Community will host a blood drive from 3-6:15 p.m. Wednesday January 3 at the Winfield VFW. Visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5090 to locate the drive.
Date: 2018-01-03

Mayor Open House

Posted: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 8:11 pm

Title: Mayor Open House
Description: The City of Washington will host an open house for outgoing Mayor Sandra Johnson and outgoing councilor-at-large Kathy Salazar Tuesday December 19 from 4:30-5:45 p.m. in the State Bank Room at the Washington Public Library.
Date: 2017-12-19

Housing Discussion

Posted: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 8:10 pm

Title: Housing Discussion
Description: Washington Economic Development Group will be bringing together lenders, realtors, builders, developers, landowners, and government officials to have a candid discussion about Washington County housing development at the Kirkwood Washington County Regional Center on Tuesday December 19 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. A light lunch will be served, and registration is free for this event.
Date: 2017-12-19