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Cookies and Cocoa with Santa

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Title: Cookies and Cocoa with Santa
Location: Wayland
Description: The WACO varsity girls basketball team is hosting \”Cookies and Cocoa with Santa\” on Tuesday (12/20) during the boys varsity basketball game. Free-will donations will be accepted with proceeds going toward new uniforms for the girls team. Photos with Santa will cost $5. The game and event will start around 7:30 pm, and Santa will leave by 8:30 pm.
Date: 2016-12-20

Christmas Eve Services

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:49 pm

Title: Christmas Eve Services
Location: Hedrick, Martinsburg, Richland
Description: Christmas Eve services will be held at the Hedrick/Martinsburg United Methodist Church at 5:30 pm, and at the Richland United Methodist Church at 7 pm on Saturday, December 24th. All are welcome.
Date: 2016-12-24

Kalona Mennonite Church Christmas Eve

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:49 pm

Title: Kalona Mennonite Church Christmas Eve
Location: Kalona
Description: The Kalona Mennonite Church will have a candlelight Christmas Eve service on Saturday, December 24th at 5:30 pm. The service includes music and Christmas Eve meditations.
Date: 2016-12-24

24/7 Dads Meeting

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:48 pm

Title: 24/7 Dads Meeting
Location: Washington
Description: 24/7 Dads will meet at the Washington Public Library on Wednesday (12/21) from 6-8 pm. It is a free 12-week group for dads designed to help with the challenges of fatherhood. For more info or to register, call 641-799-2464.
Date: 2016-12-21

WMS Advanced Choir Concert

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:47 pm

Title: WMS Advanced Choir Concert
Location: Washington
Description: The Washington Middle School Advanced Choir will perform a free concert on Wednesday (12/21) at the Mills Seed Building from 12:30-1 p.m.
Date: 2016-12-21

Cocoa & Carols

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:46 pm

Title: Cocoa & Carols
Location: Wellman
Description: The Mid-Prairie Music Department is presenting their annual Cocoa and Carols concert on Monday (12/19) at 7:14 pm in the high school gym. There will be performances by the concert band, jazz band, mixed choir, ladies lyrica choir, the Madrigal court, and a few soloists and small ensembles. Cost is $2 for the public, students and staff are free. There will be cookies provided by students, and hot cocoa from the Fine Arts Boosters.
Date: 2016-12-19

Financing of Caregiving Workshop Meeting

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:46 pm

Title: Financing of Caregiving Workshop Meeting
Location: Washington
Description: Those interested in attending a five-week finances of caregiving workshop hosted by Mary Weinand are invited to a free informational meeting on Wednesday, December 28th at 1:30 pm in the game room at Halcyon House in Washington. For more info, call 319-653-8453.
Date: 2016-12-28

Retirement Party

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 5:45 pm

Title: Retirement Party
Location: Washington
Description: There will be an open house for Sheriff Jerry Dunbar\’s retirement on Saturday (12/17) from 2-5 pm at the National Guard located at 501 South Highway 1 in Washington.
Date: 2016-12-17

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