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Cow and Calf Producers Workshop

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at 12:13 pm

Title: Cow and Calf Producers Workshop
Location: Fairfield
Description: ISU Extension and the Iowa Beef Center are hosting a workshop for cow and calf producers who want to learn more about improving returns from their enterprise at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Fairfield on Tuesday, January 3rd from 6-9 p.m. Cost is $20 per person if you preregister before Tuesday, December 27th, or $25 at the door. To preregister or for more information, call Patrick Wall at 515-450-7665.
Date: 2017-01-03

An Evening of Stars

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at 12:13 pm

Title: An Evening of Stars
Location: Washington
Description: Starstruck Productions is presenting \”An Evening of Stars\” talent show on Saturday, January 21st at the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center at 7 p.m. Cost to attend is $10 for adults and $5 for students, tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. They are currently accepting registrations for the show from local acts. The show is open to talent of all ages, though each performer may only appear in the show once. There is a $50 entry fee, and the program is limited to 25 acts. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as prizes for audience choice and judge\’s choice. For a registration form, email Melissa at MelissaWestphal@hotmail.com.
Date: 2017-01-21

Acoustic Christmas Concert

Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Title: Acoustic Christmas Concert
Location: Ainsworth
Description: The Ainsworth Opera House is hosting an acoustic Christmas concert on Sunday (12/18) starting at 2 p.m. The Great Blue Grass Herons and Friends, featuring Bob Black, one of the top banjo players in the country, will be performing. Refreshments will be served. Cost is $12 for adults, and kids 12 and under are free.
Date: 2016-12-18

Ambulance Ribbon Cutting

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:45 pm

Title: Ambulance Ribbon Cutting
Location: Columbus Junction
Description: A ribbon cutting for the expanded and remodeled ambulance base in Columbus Junction will be held on Thursday, December 15th at 4:30 pm. The new base is located at 105 Gamble Street, and the public is invited to attend. An open house will follow to give people an opportunity to tour the facility. Refreshments will be served.
Date: 2016-12-15

Louisa Conservation Winter Nature Camp

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Title: Louisa Conservation Winter Nature Camp
Location: Wapello
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting a Winter Nature Camp and registration is now open. There are four camps being offered at Langwood Education Center, divided by grade level. Pre-school and kindergarten camp will be held from 9-11 am, and 3rd and 4th grade camp will be held from 12:30-3 pm, on Wednesday December 28th. 1st and 2nd grade camp will be held from 9-11:30 am, and 5th and 6th grade camp will be held from 12:30-3 pm, on Thursday, December 29th. Each camp is limited to 12 children, and preregistration is required by Monday, December 19th. Cost is $10 per child. For more information, call 319-523-8381.
Start Date: 2016-12-28
End Date: 2016-12-29

Train Days

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:43 pm

Title: Train Days
Location: Sigourney
Description: Dumont Museum in Sigourney is hosting their annual Train Days event on Saturday (12/10) and Sunday (12/11) from 1-4 pm. Refreshments will be provided. There is no cost to view the trains in the lobby, and only $5 to see the rest of the museum.
Start Date: 2016-12-10
End Date: 2016-12-11

IMS Christmas Music Concert/Prospective Family Party

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:43 pm

Title: IMS Christmas Music Concert/Prospective Family Party
Location: Kalona
Description: The IMS Christmas Music Concert will be on Sunday (12/11) at 2:30 pm in Celebration Hall. The concert will feature chorale, concert choir, chamber singers, and the symphonic band. A prospective family Christmas party will be held following the concert. It\’s open to students in 6th-8th grades, transfer students, and their families. There will be cookies, crafts, and games.
Date: 2016-12-11

Support Your School

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Title: Support Your School
Location: Wellman
Description: Freeman Foods in Wellman is having a \”Support Your School\” event for IMS on Saturday (12/10). On that day, 5% of all proceeds will be donated to IMS.
Date: 2016-12-10

Christmas Gone Green

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:41 pm

Title: Christmas Gone Green
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library is offering a Christmas Gone Green event on Saturday, December 17th at 10 am. Learn how to transform an old book into a Christmas wreath. The program is free and open to all ages. Bring something special to adorn the center of your wreath, all other materials will be provided. Registration is required.
Date: 2016-12-17

Christmas Meal Boxing

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:41 pm

Title: Christmas Meal Boxing
Location: Fairfield
Description: The Lord\’s Cupboard of Jefferson County invites the community to help pack the Christmas Meal Boxes again this year on Thursday, December 15th at 5:30 pm. The boxes go to low-income families in Jefferson County to help make the holidays a little brighter. No pre-registration is required, and the event will be held at the Nazarene Family Center in Fairfield.
Date: 2016-12-15

WACO Elementary Holiday Concert

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Title: WACO Elementary Holiday Concert
Location: Wayland
Description: The WACO Music Department will be presenting a holiday concert on Monday (12/12) at 7 pm in the high school gym. The concert will feature 4th, 5th, and 6th grade band, orchestra, and choir. There is no charge for the event.
Date: 2016-12-12

WACO Christmas Concerts

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:39 pm

Title: WACO Christmas Concerts
Location: Wayland
Description: The WACO Music Department will be presenting two Christmas concerts on Sunday (12/11). At 2:30 pm in the high school gym, the high school band and chorus, as well as the junior/senior high school orchestra will have a concert. The junior high concert will start at 4 pm. It will feature the junior high band and chorus. Admission for the two concerts is $3 for adults and $2 for students.
Date: 2016-12-11

Ainsworth FD Soup Supper

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 4:39 pm

Title: Ainsworth FD Soup Supper
Location: Ainsworth
Description: The Ainsworth Fire Department is hosting their annual soup supper Saturday (12/10) from 5-7 pm at the Ainsworth Fire Station. The soups will include chili, ham and bean, and potato, as well as desserts and drinks. There is no cost, but free will donations are appreciated.
Date: 2016-12-10

4-H and FFA Market Beef Weigh-In

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 10:04 am

Title: 4-H and FFA Market Beef Weigh-In
Location: Kalona
Description: 4-H and FFA beef project members are reminded of the Market Beef weigh-in to be held Saturday, December 10th from 8:30-11 am at the Kalona Sale Barn.
Date: 2016-12-10

Mike Jewell and Friends Holiday Concert

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 10:03 am

Title: Mike Jewell and Friends Holiday Concert
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library will be hosting singer Mike Jewell and friends for a free holiday concert on Thursday (12/8) from 12:15-12:45 pm. For more info, call Debbie Stanton at 319-653-2097.
Date: 2016-12-08

Mitten Tree

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 10:02 am

Title: Mitten Tree
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library is sponsoring at Mitten Tree from now until Monday, December 12th. They are asking people to donate new mittens, gloves, hats, scarves and socks. They will be given to local children and adults in need.
Date: 2016-12-12

Henry County Conservation ACORN Meeting

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 10:02 am

Title: Henry County Conservation ACORN Meeting
Location: Mt. Pleasant
Description: The Henry County Conservation Department\’s ACORN meeting will be held Friday, December 16th at 10 am in the Oakland Mills Nature Center classroom. The film \”Ioway 2 & 3\” will be shown prior to the annual holiday potluck luncheon. The deadline to sign up is Monday, December 12th in order to be included in the lunch count. The event is free, and for more info or to preregister, call Cari at 319-986-5067.
Date: 2016-12-16

WHS Speech Team Soup Festival and Showcase

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 10:01 am

Title: WHS Speech Team Soup Festival and Showcase
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington High School Speech Team is hosting a Soup Festival and Showcase on Sunday, December 18th from 1-4 pm in the high school commons. The event will feature soups from 5 local celebrities in a battle for the best bowl of soup. Attendees will also get a sneak peak at speech team performances. Admission is $10 and free-will donations will be accepted with all proceeds benefiting the speech team.
Date: 2016-12-18

WHS Instrumental Music Holiday Concert

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 10:01 am

Title: WHS Instrumental Music Holiday Concert
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington High School instrumental music holiday concert for children will be Thursday (12/8) at 7 pm in the WHS auditorium.
Date: 2016-12-08

Cocoa and Carols

Posted: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 10:00 am

Title: Cocoa and Carols
Location: Crooked Creek Christian Camp
Description: The Crooked Creek Christian Camp is hosting Cocoa and Carols on Sunday (12/4) at 5 pm at the Pavilion. The event is free, for more info call 319-653-3611.
Date: 2016-12-04