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Cowboy Church

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:51 pm

Title: Cowboy Church
Location: Richland
Description: The Richland United Methodist Church is hosting \”Cowboy Church\” on Sunday, February 12th at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Bring your saddles as Dusty, Slim, Rowdy, and Buck talk about \”Saddlin\’ Up for the Lord.\” Refreshments will be served.
Date: 2017-02-12

4-H Fire Up!

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:51 pm

Title: 4-H Fire Up!
Location: Washington
Description: Washington 4-H is sponsoring 4-H Fire Up!, a meeting for 4-H members and parents or guardians on Sunday, February 19th from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. RSVP\’s are requested by February 15th by calling Amy Green at 319-653-4811.
Date: 2017-02-19

ACORN Meeting

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:51 pm

Title: ACORN Meeting
Location: Mt. Pleasant
Description: Henry County Conservation is kicking off their 2017 ACORN activities with the annual Valentine\’s Day Party on Wednesday, February 22nd at 10 a.m. in the Oakland Mills Nature Center. They will be showing \”Ioway: Lost Nation.\” There is no cost for the program, and people can bring finger snacks to share. The deadline to preregister is February 17th. Call Cari Nicely at 319-986-5067 to register or for more info.
Date: 2017-02-22

Iowa Pork Regional Conference

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Title: Iowa Pork Regional Conference
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Extension is hosting a session of the 2017 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences on Wednesday, February 22nd from 1-4:30 p.m. The conference is free for those who preregister, or $5 at the door.To preregister for the conference, contact Barb Nelson at 800-372-7675.
Date: 2017-02-22

Science Saturdays Book Club

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Title: Science Saturdays Book Club
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library and Washington County Conservation are partnering to offer a Science Saturdays bookclub on the last Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the library. Participants are invited to join an open, respectful discussion about a variety of science topic. February\’s discussion will by on Saturday, February 25th and will focus on pushing the limits of nature. The first 10 participants who sign up will receive a free copy of the book for that month.
Date: 2017-02-25

Fireman Dance Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:49 pm

Title: Fireman Dance Fundraiser
Location: Washington
Description: There will be a fireman dance fundraiser on Saturday, February 11th at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Washington from 7-11 p.m. There will be a silent auction, live auction, 50/50 raffle, and a dance. Cost is $7 for singles or $10 for couples. For more info and tickets, call 319-653-2239. All proceeds benefit the Washington Fire Department.
Date: 2017-02-11

Bald Eagle Event

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:49 pm

Title: Bald Eagle Event
Location: Port Louisa Refuge
Description: The Port Louisa Wildlife Refuge is hosting an event centered around bald eagles on Saturday, February 25th from 1-2 p.m. Biologists will be discussing bald eagle population trends and presenting their research on bald eagle movements. There is no cost for the event.
Date: 2017-02-25

Eulenspiegel Puppet Theater

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:48 pm

Title: Eulenspiegel Puppet Theater
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Performing Arts Center is hosting the magic of puppet theater, as the Euelenspiegel Puppet Theater will present \”Freedom Star: Gertie\’s Journey on the Underground Railroad\” on Tuesday, February 28th at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, and can be purchased online at WashingtonAuditorium.org, at the Washington Chamber of Commerce Office, or at the door the night of the performance.
Date: 2017-02-28

90th Birthday Party

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:47 pm

Title: 90th Birthday Party
Location: Kalona
Description: A 90th birthday party for Virginia Allensworth will be held Saturday, February 11th from 2-4 p.m. in the chapel at the Pleasantview Home in Kalona.
Date: 2017-02-11

Naked Tree Hike

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:06 pm

Title: Naked Tree Hike
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County Conservation is hosting a Naked Tree Hike on Saturday, February 11th at 9 a.m. at Hayes Timber in Washington. The trees are naked, not you, as you stroll through the woods, observing how different trees look without their leaves. Participants should meet in the parking lot east of the timber and next to the city prairie. For more info, contact Pam Holz at 319-657-2400.
Date: 2017-02-11

Kalona Creamery Grand Opening

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:06 pm

Title: Kalona Creamery Grand Opening
Location: Kalona
Description: The Kalona Creamery Shop & Deli is holding a grand opening celebration on Saturday, February 4th from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 pm. There will be a ribbon cutting, local vendor samples, prize giveaways, and more. Guests can also get their picture taken with \”Lona,\” the Kalona Creamery cow mascot.
Date: 2017-02-04

Fiber Arts February Kick Off

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Title: Fiber Arts February Kick Off
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting the kick off of Fiber Arts February on Friday, February 3rd at noon. There will be a special loom demonstration and a short presentation on Norway. Bring your own knitting, crochet or other projects to work on and share.
Date: 2017-02-03

IMS Singing Valentines

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Title: IMS Singing Valentines
Location: Kalona
Description: The IMS Chamber Singers will be performing Singing Valentines again this year on Tuesday, February 14th. They will deliver 2 songs for $35 or several songs for a group for $60. Each Singing Valentine will also include a small box of Kalona Chocolates. For more info, contact the school at 319-656-2073.
Date: 2017-02-14

Pipeline Safety Program

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:04 pm

Title: Pipeline Safety Program
Location: Washington
Description: Emergency responders and public officials are encouraged to attend the Iowa Pipeline Association\’s free 2017 Pipeline Safety Awareness and Emergency Response Program on Thursday, February 9th at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Washington. The event will begin with a free dinner at 6 p.m. There is no cost for the event, but attendees are asked to preregister at IowaPipelineSafety.com.
Date: 2017-02-09

Mid-Prairie PINK OUT

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:04 pm

Title: Mid-Prairie PINK OUT
Location: Wellman
Description: The last home basketball game of the season for Mid-Prairie is on Tuesday, February 7th against Washington, and it will be a cancer awareness PINK OUT night. Anyone fighting cancer will be admitted free.
Date: 2017-02-07

Pancakes for Preservation

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:03 pm

Title: Pancakes for Preservation
Location: Riverside
Description: St. Mary\’s Parish of Riverside is hosting a fundraiser called \”Pancakes for Preservation,\” a pancake breakfast on Sunday, February 12th from 7 a.m. – noon. The meal includes all you can eat sausage patties, pancakes, eggs, and beverages. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for kids 5-10, and kids under 5 are free. There will also be a bake sale and raffle. Proceeds go towards the restoration of the church. For more info, call the church at 319-648-2331.
Date: 2017-02-12

Chestnut Growers’ Conference

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:03 pm

Title: Chestnut Growers\’ Conference
Location: Letts
Description: Louisa County Extension is hosting a commercial chestnut growers\’ conference on Saturday, February 11th from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Letts Community Room. Topics include markets, cultural practices, cost-share opportunities, and economics. Preregistration is required by February 6th. Cost for the event is $20 and includes lunch and snacks. For more info, call Kathy at 319-729-5905.
Date: 2017-02-11

4-H Super Hero Lock-In

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:02 pm

Title: 4-H Super Hero Lock-In
Location: Washington
Description: Washington County 4-H is inviting 4th-6th grade youth to the Super Hero Lock-In on Friday, March 10th at the Washington YMCA starting at 8:30 p.m. There will be games, swimming, and other activities throughout the night, and pick-up will be between 6-7 a.m. Saturday, March 11th. 4-H\’ers and friends are welcome to attend. Space is limited and registration is required. Forms are available at the Washington County Extension Office or at their website. Cost for the event is $20 and is due by February 10. For more info, call the extension office at 319-653-4811.
Start Date: 2017-03-10
End Date: 2017-03-11

IMS Chili Supper

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:01 pm

Title: IMS Chili Supper
Location: Kalona
Description: The Iowa Mennonite School is hosting a chili supper on Saturday, February 11th. Tickets can be purchased from members of the IMS senior class.
Date: 2017-02-11

Vietnam War Commemoration Event

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 at 6:01 pm

Title: Vietnam War Commemoration Event
Location: Winfield
Description: The Winfield Historical Society is hosting a presentation to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War on Sunday, February 5th at 2 p.m. at the Winfield Legion Building. The event is free and open to the public, though free will donations will be accepted. Refreshments will be served.
Date: 2017-02-05