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Iowa City Hospice Bereavement Luncheon

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:53 pm

Title: Iowa City Hospice Bereavement Luncheon
Description: Iowa City Hospice is hosting a luncheon for all bereaved individuals in the community on Thursday, March 24th at the Kalona Bakery at 11:30AM. You are invited for lunch and to share experiences. Please RSVP by contacting Bereavement Counselor Donita Hermsen at 319-688-4206.
Date: 2016-03-24

Mother’s Day on the Marsh

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:53 pm

Title: Mother\’s Day on the Marsh
Description: Mother\’s Day on the Marsh is Sunday, May 8th from 9-11AM at the Odessa Water Trail, Port Louisa Inlet. Celebrate Mother\’s Day while enjoying the beauty of Port Louisa Refuge. A limited number of kayaks will be available for rent at $15 apiece and canoes at $20 apiece. You can also bring your own boat for $5. Registration is required by Friday, May 6th at noon.
Date: 2016-05-08

Wildflower Walk

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:52 pm

Title: Wildflower Walk
Description: The Spring Wildflower walk is Saturday, April 21st from 6-7PM at the Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge. Those interested should meet at the refuge headquarters and walk to the trail. No registration is required.
Date: 2016-04-21

Geocaching Louisa County

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:51 pm

Title: Geocaching Louisa County
Description: Geocaching Louisa County is Saturday, April 9th from 9-11Am at the Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge. Join the Trails Council for a modern day treasure hunt.
Date: 2016-04-09

Tri-Rivers RUSH Auction

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:51 pm

Title: Tri-Rivers RUSH Auction
Description: The 10th Annual Tri-Rivers RUSH Auction is Saturday, April 2nd at 5:30PM at the Delzell Brothers Showroom in Morning Sun. The event features unique items and one-of-a-kind experiences not found anywhere else. Cost is $25 per person.
Date: 2016-04-02

Clean Up Louisa County

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:50 pm

Title: Clean Up Louisa County
Description: Join the Rural Hometown Pride Committee to clean-up Louisa County Sunday, March 20th from 1-4PM. They will be working countywide on secondary roads. Trash bags and high visibility vests are provided. Call 319-523-8381 to register.
Date: 2016-03-20

Louisa County Easter Antler Hunt

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:49 pm

Title: Louisa County Easter Antler Hunt
Description: Louisa County Conservation is hosting an Easter Antler Hunt on Saturday, March 19th from 9-11AM at the Virginia Grove Recreation Area. This fun twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt will have kids hiking the trails in search of shed deer antlers. Registration is required. Cost is $3/child.
Date: 2016-03-19

Washington Municipal Band Board Meeting

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:49 pm

Title: Washington Municipal Band Board Meeting
Description: The Washington Municipal Band Board will meet on Tuesday, March 29th at the Washington Public Library at 6:30PM.
Date: 2016-03-29

Wonders of the Trail Hike

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:48 pm

Title: Wonders of the Trail Hike
Description: The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting a Wonders of the Trail Hike in honor of spring on the Marr Park paved trail Sunday, March 20th. The hike begins at 6PM. All ages are welcome and the trail is handicap and stroller accessible.
Date: 2016-03-20

River Junction Spring Festival

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:48 pm

Title: River Junction Spring Festival
Description: The Old Settlers Association of River Junction is holding their annual Spring Festival at Walker Park in River Junction Saturday, March 26th. Activities include an Easter Egg hunt beginning at 11AM, a king and queen contest, a River Junction Theater children\’s program and picnic lunch sponsored by the Lone Tree Spanish Club.
Date: 2016-03-26

IMS Touring Choir Show

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:47 pm

Title: IMS Touring Choir Show
Description: Iowa Mennonite School\’s Touring Choir will present a program of worship at the Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church northwest of Kalona at 7PM Sunday, March 20th. The program consists of hymns, spirituals and other choral music. All are invited to attend.
Date: 2016-03-20

IMS Skate Night

Posted: Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Title: IMS Skate Night
Description: Area interested students grades six through eight are invited to a night of skating Friday, March 18th from 6-8PM at the Wellman Rec Center. Pizza and games will be provided. Admission is $1. The party is hosted by the Iowa Mennonite School Compassion Club. If you have questions or would like more information call 319-656-2073.
Date: 2016-03-18

Sigourney’s Boender Signs Football Letter with Ellsworth College

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2016 at 7:00 am

A Sigourney senior is getting a chance to continue playing football in college.

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IMS and Township Turkey Steak Supper

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 6:44 am

Title: IMS and Township Turkey Steak Supper
Description: The Iowa Mennonite School Alumni Association and the Washington Township Optimists are hosting a Turkey Steak Supper Saturday, March 12th from 4-7PM at the IMS cafeteria. Menu includes turkey steak, baked potato, dinner roll, salad and homemade dessert. Following the meal the Bel Canto Singers from Heston College in Kansas will perform in Celebration Hall. Freewill donations from the event will benefit the IMS Student Scholarship program and Township youth programs.
Date: 2016-03-12

Master Gardener Scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 6:43 am

Title: Master Gardener Scholarship
Description: The Washington County Master Gardeners are offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving Washington County resident pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or university in the state of Iowa. Graduating high school seniors along with county residents are eligible. Applications are due to the extension office by April 15th and should be addressed to Nancy Adrian. For more information contact the extension office at 319-653-4811
Date: 2016-04-15

Washington Library Tween Celebration

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 6:43 am

Title: Washington Library Tween Celebration
Description: Stop by the Washington Public Library and check out the new Tween Area! You are invited to join library staff and celebrate the improvements with a ribbon cutting and refreshments on Monday, March 14th at 4p.m.
Date: 2016-03-14

Emerald Ash Borer Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 6:42 am

Title: Emerald Ash Borer Meeting
Description: The public is invited to an information meeting about the Emerald Ash Borer Thursday, March 17th at 6:30p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. The event includes presentations by Hannah Howard, Trees Forever Coordinator and Andy Dahl with the University of Iowa. This is a free event.
Date: 2016-03-17

Handlers Instruction Course

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 6:42 am

Title: Handlers Instruction Course
Description: The Washington County Extension Office is hosting a Certified Handlers continuing instruction course Tuesday, March 22nd. Registration begins at 8:30a.m. The class will be conducted from 9-11 that morning. Registration fee is $35 on or before March 15th and $45 after. To register or for more information contact the Washington County Extension at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2016-03-22

YMCA Spring Gala

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 6:41 am

Title: YMCA Spring Gala
Description: The YMCA of Washington County is holding their Spring Gala Saturday, April 2nd at 6Pm at the Wellman Parkside Banquet Hall. The event includes a gourmet meal, silent auction and guest speaker. Tickets are available at any Washington County YMCA location. They are $65 per person or $450 for a table of eight. The proceeds benefit the Annual Campaign for the YMCA of Washington County.
Date: 2016-04-02

Relay for Life Fundraiser

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 6:41 am

Title: Relay for Life Fundraiser
Description: The American Cancer Society, Relay for Life of Washington County team Prairie Power is hosting a fundraiser at Pizza Ranch in Washington Monday, March 14th from 5-8PM. Team Prairie Power will receive a percentage of the buffet sales from the night and all of the tips. If you would like more information call Bob Freeman at 319-936-7773.
Date: 2016-03-14