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Holiday Concert

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:09 pm

Title: Holiday Concert
Description: The Washington High School Band presents a Holiday Concert for Children at the Washington Area Performing Arts & Events Center on Thursday December 14 at 7 p.m. Come hear the WHS Band and special guests The Stewart Holiday Singers perform some holiday favorities with skits and special appearances from classic classic characters. Admission is $5 and school passes are accepted.
Date: 2017-12-14

Blood

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:08 pm

Title: Blood
Description: The Noon Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a community blood drive on Thursday December 14 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church inside the Fellowship Hall in Washington. To donate call 461-7221 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org.
Date: 2017-11-28

MP 7th/8th Band Choir Concert

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:08 pm

Title: MP 7th/8th Band Choir Concert
Description: The Mid-Prairie 7th and 8th Grade Band and Choir will have their winter concert Thursday December 14 at 7:15 p.m. at the Mid-Prairie Middle School Gym.
Date: 2017-12-14

Cowboy Church

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:07 pm

Title: Cowboy Church
Description: The Richland United Methodist Church Community Outreach Ministry is hosting Cowboy Church on Sunday December 10. The church will have an ecumenical live nativity from 4:30-6 p.m. in the east parking lot and will be available to “drive through”. Crafts for kids will begin at 5 in the bunkhouse in the fellowship hall. The cowboys will have their conversation beginning at 6 p.m.This event is open to everyone.
Date: 2017-12-10

HACAP Mobile Pantry

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:07 pm

Title: HACAP Mobile Pantry
Description: The HACAP Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Washington United Presbyterian Church from 1-2 p.m. and at Brighton City Hall from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday December 7. Eligibility guidelines apply.
Date: 2017-12-07

WSWCD Meeting

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:06 pm

Title: WSWCD Meeting
Description: The Washington Soil & Water Conservation District will hold their meeting on Thursday December 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the USDA office. Tentative agenda items for the meeting include cost share payments, financial statements and bills for payment. The meeting is open to the public.

Date: 2017-12-07

Keota Christmas

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:06 pm

Title: Keota Christmas
Description: Come celebrate a Keota Christmas Saturday December 2. There will be a holiday market from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Parish Center, a tour of homes from 2:30-7 p.m. and a soup supper and festival of trees from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Lagos Acres. Freewill offering accepted at the supper, and tickets for the tour of homes are for sale at the Holiday Market, Lyle Insurance, Libertyville Savings Bank, Schmitty’s, and Just My Style, or at the door of each home.
Date: 2017-12-02

PAWS & More Open House

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:05 pm

Title: PAWS & More Open House
Description: Come celebrate with PAWS & More Animal Shelter’s Holiday Open House Saturday December 2 from noon-4 p.m. There will be holiday goodies to enjoy and purchase, and gift items for sale with proceeds going to the shelter. All the cats and dogs are available for adoption. Any help you can provide with their “wish list” is greatly appreciated.
Date: 2017-12-02

Narnia Night

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:05 pm

Title: Narnia Night
Description: Narnia Night will take place at the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church on Saturday December 2 at 5 p.m. Everyone of all ages are invited to come eat soup and watch the movie “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”. This free event will also include a photo booth, popcorn, and treats.
Date: 2017-12-02

Sela Concert

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:05 pm

Title: Sela Concert
Description: The Winfield singing group Sela presents “T’was the Night Before Christmas” at the Winfield Presbyterian Church on Sunday December 3 at 2:30 p.m. Come sit by the fire and hear this all-time favorite story told in words and music in a new way. A mission offering will be taken to benefit the “Youth for Christ” organization and a time of refreshment will follow in the fellowship hall.
Date: 2017-12-03

Madrigal Choir

Posted: Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:04 pm

Title: Madrigal Choir
Description: Harken back to the days of medieval times by joining the Mid-Prairie Choir Department as they present their 24th Annual Madrigal Dinner. This five-course catered event will have a jesters, dancers, gypsies, and a bounty of songs to share. The festivities will be held Friday December 1 at 7 p.m., Saturday December 2 at 6 p.m., and Sunday December 3 at 5 p.m. For tickets, contact the Mid-Prairie High School at 646-6091.
Start Date: 2017-12-01
End Date: 2017-12-03

Mitten Tree

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:31 pm

Title: Mitten Tree
Description: The Washington Public Library is sponsoring the mitten tree. Come donate new mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, and socks to the mitten tree at the library by Friday December 15. They will also take unexpired, non-perishables for the food pantry. All items will be given to local children and adults in need this holiday season.
Date: 2017-12-15

Packing Holiday Meal Boxes

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:30 pm

Title: Packing Holiday Meal Boxes
Description: Volunteers are needed at the annual packing of the Lord’s Cupboard of Jefferson County holiday meal boxes on Thursday December 14. Volunteers should arrive at the Nazarene Center by 5:30 p.m. wearing comfortable shoes and a jacket. Up-to-date information about donating and volunteering can be found on The Lord’s Cupboard’s Facebook page.
Date: 2017-12-14

ACORN Holiday Potluck

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:28 pm

Title: ACORN Holiday Potluck
Description: The annual ACORN holiday potluck at the Henry County Conservation Department will be December 15 at 10 a.m. in the classroom of the Oakland Mills Nature Center. The film “An Inconvenient Truth” will be shown first followed by lunch in the classroom. This is a free program and open to anyone over 18 years old. Please bring your favorite holiday dish to share and don’t forget a homemade nature ornament to add to our friendship tree. To preregister visit mycountyparks.com.
Date: 2017-12-15

Live Animal Xmas Play

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:27 pm

Title: Live Animal Xmas Play
Description: There will be a live animal Christmas play at Marion Avenue Baptist Church in Washington. Public showings will be on Saturday December 9 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. and on Sunday December 10 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Admission is free but with limited seating.
Start Date: 2017-12-09
End Date: 2017-12-10

IDALS Pesticide Testing

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:26 pm

Title: IDALS Pesticide Testing
Description: The Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship will offer pesticide testing on Friday December 8 at the Washington County Extension office from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All tests are available at this site and will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more info call Washington County Extension at 653-4811.
Date: 2017-12-08

Winter Hike and the Stars

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:26 pm

Title: Winter Hike and the Stars
Description: Come to the Oakland Mills Nature Center on Thursday December 7 at 7 p.m. for a stroll through the woods with the Henry County Conservation Department’s naturalists. If inclement weather, there will be a constellation program in the environmental education classroom instead. Hot chocolate will be available after the hike. This event is free and suitable for all ages. For more info contact the Henry County Conservation Department at 986-5067.
Date: 2017-12-07

Pest Control Course

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:25 pm

Title: Pest Control Course
Description: Washington County Extension and Outreach will host a Pest Control Operators Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday December 6. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9-11:30 a.m. To register or for more information call 653-4811.
Date: 2017-12-06

Lord’s Cupboard Holiday Meal Boxes

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:24 pm

Title: Lord\’s Cupboard Holiday Meal Boxes
Description: The Lord’s Cupboard of Jefferson County will distribute hundreds of holiday meal boxes to low-income households in Jefferson County. Between now and December 6 the Jefferson County community is invited to donate the nonperishable items still needed for the 500 boxes. Those wishing to sponsor a family’s holiday meal box for $28 can donate in person, by mail or online at lordscupboard.org.
Date: 2017-12-06

Symphony Concert

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 10:24 pm

Title: Symphony Concert
Description: The Southeast Iowa Symphony Chamber Orchestra will be performing at the Saints Peter and Paul Church in Harper on Sunday December 3 at 2 p.m. The orchestra will be performing with the Mt. Pleasant Chorale and Iowa Wesleyan University Concert Choir, singing “Gloria” by Vivaldi. There is a freewill offering for this concert with a reception to follow.
Date: 2017-12-03