Kalona Historical Village Tea

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 12:26 pm

Title: Kalona Historical Village Tea
Description: The Kalona historical village is hosting their annual tea, Saturday, June 11th at 3PM. The event features Washington County Historian Mike Zahs showing the Brinton Films, Magic Lantern slides and other short films. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased by Monday, June 6th.
Date: 2016-06-11

Youth Fish Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 12:25 pm

Title: Youth Fish Iowa
Description: The Youth Fish Iowa games will be held Saturday, June 4th at 10AM at the Oakland Mills Nature Center. These games allow students to learn basic fishing techniques and participate in a fun competition to display their skills. Participants must preregister by calling Trent at 319-986-5067. This is a free event.
Date: 2016-06-04

Moonlight Paddle

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 12:25 pm

Title: Moonlight Paddle
Description: Paddle under the light of the full moon Saturday, May 21st from 9-11PM at Lacey-Keosauqua State Park. The paddle begins and ends at the boat ramp. Naturalist Brittney Tiller will give a presentation on the water. Registration is required for the event and participation is limited to 20 boats. Boats are available to rent. If participants bring their own boat the registration fee is waved. For more information call 641-472-4421.
Date: 2016-05-21

Maker Girl Mobile

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 12:24 pm

Title: Maker Girl Mobile
Description: The Maker Girls Goes Mobile Summer Campaign is coming to Washington Tuesday, June 21st at 9AM at the UP Home Campus Center and at the Washington Public Library the 21st from 2-3:30 and 6:30-8 or Wednesday the 22nd from 10:45-12:15. This program strives to serve rural and underserved communities across the country to help girls keep their interest in STEM fields or spark new ones. Registration is required and can be done at the Washington Public Library.
Start Date: 2016-05-21
End Date: 2016-05-22

Kidzfest 2016

Posted: Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 12:16 pm

Title: Kidzfest 2016
Description: Washington County Hospital and Clinics is hosting Kidzfest 2016 Friday, May 13th at their rain location in the Washington High School Commons. Activities begin at 4:30 and continue until 8:30PM. KidzFest is designed to promote health, wellness, and safety to youth in Washington and the surrounding areas. It is an evening of entertainment, activities, food, and fun for the whole family.
Date: 2016-05-13

Washington Archery Team Embarking on National Shoot

Posted: Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 2:41 pm

The postseason run for the Washington Demon archery team resumes this week in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Washington YMCA Project on Vision Iowa Agenda

Posted: Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 1:27 pm

The Washington YMCA project was one of 10 projects on the agenda yesterday for the Community Attraction and Tourism Committee of Vision Iowa meeting. At their April 26th meeting the Washington City Council approved holding a bond referendum vote not to exceed $3 million. At that time, Director of the YMCA Becky Harkema told KCII News she was happy to hear that the people of Washington will get to vote. The project will cost a total of $10.5 million and they are seeking a $1.5 million Vision Iowa grant. The vote will be held in August.

UP Home Establishes Employee Steering Committee

Posted: Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 6:20 am

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A steering commitee of employees has been established for the upcoming expansion project at the United Presbyterian Home in Washington.

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Washington Page

Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 1:01 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with April Cuddeback of WCHC about Kidzfest.

Ainsworth Comm. Church Garage Sale

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 10:32 am

Title: Ainsworth Comm. Church Garage Sale
Description: Ainsworth Community Church is holding a Garage Sale Thursday, May 12th from 1-5PM, Friday, May 13th from 9AM-3PM and Saturday, May 14th from 9AM-noon. This event will be held rain or shine. Proceeds from this event go toward the work of the mission committee and youth group.
Start Date: 2016-05-12
End Date: 2016-05-14

Music at the Mills

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 10:07 am

Title: Music at the Mills
Description: Music at the Mills is presenting Castle Ridge, Saturday, May 28th from 7-10:30PM at the Mills Seed Company building in Washington. Suggested cover charge is $10. BYOB. Proceeds from this event will go to the rehabilitation of the historic Mills Seed Building. For more information contact Dan Henderson at 319-440-7396.
Date: 2016-05-28

Rover Run

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 10:07 am

Title: Rover Run
Description: Saturday, May 21st is the Rover Run at Washington\’s Sunset Park. The event begins at 10:30AM. It is a 5k fun run/walk presented by the Old Capital City Roller Derby to support Paws and More Animal Shelter. Participants are invited to bring their dogs to take part in the walk/run with them as long as the animals are vaccinated, leashed, non-aggressive and in good physical condition. Prizes will be award to top finishers along with other giveaways. For more information call 319-653-6713.
Date: 2016-05-21

American Legion Freedom Ride

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 10:06 am

Title: American Legion Freedom Ride
Description: The American Legion Freedom Ride is Saturday, May 21st. The first bike will leave Unc & Nephs in Washington at 10:30AM. Activities include a raffle, door prizes and more. For more information contact Rick Conrad at 319-461-3032.
Date: 2016-05-21

SEISO Chamber Orchestra

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 10:06 am

Title: SEISO Chamber Orchestra
Description: The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Robert McConnell will perform Sunday, May 22nd at 3PM at the United Methodist Church in Washington. The show includes classic, popular and folk pieces. This show is free with a concert series ticket. High School students and under are free, single tickets for adults are $15. For more information call 319-863-3132.
Date: 2016-05-22

For Sale

Posted: Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 8:54 am

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Brighton Summer Day Camps

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 10:12 am

Title: Brighton Summer Day Camps
Description: The City of Brighton and the Brighton Chamber of Commerce are hosting summer day camps for youth who have competed Kindergarten through 3rd grades. These camps will be held Monday, August 8th through Thursday, August 11th. Camps will be held from 9AM-3PM each day. Youth should be dropped off and picked up at the Brighton Community Center. These camps are free to Brighton area youth. Bring a sack lunch, snacks will be provided. To register pick up a form at Brighton City Hall, the Washington County Extension Office or call the Extension Office at 653-4811. Deadline to register is July 15th.
Start Date: 2016-08-08
End Date: 2016-08-11

Ag Safety Day

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 10:11 am

Title: Ag Safety Day
Description: The Washington County Extension Office is hosting their annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day, Thursday, June 2nd from 9AM-3PM at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Cost is $10 per child and includes a t-shirt, goody bag, snacks and safety information. This camp is open for those who have completed Kindergarten through third grade and their parents. You will need to bring a sack lunch. Registration is due June 1st and is available at the Extension Office.
Date: 2016-06-02

ABATE Charity Ride

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 10:11 am

Title: ABATE Charity Ride
Description: The District 14 Abate of Iowa 31st Annual Charity ride is Saturday, May 7th. Sign in at the Washington County from 10AM-11AM. Regisration fee is $15. The ride begins and ends at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Following the ride is a TGIS Party including a motorcycle rodeo, food vendors, adult beverages, tent and RV camping and a show from the band \”One Brick Shy\”.
Date: 2016-05-07

Kirkwood Manufacturing Job Fair

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 10:10 am

Title: Kirkwood Manufacturing Job Fair
Description: Kirkwood Community College is holding a manufacturing job fair in Washington County, Thursday, May 5th from 3-6PM at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center. This is a free event. For more information call 653-4655.
Date: 2016-05-05

Sons of AmVets Car Show

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 10:10 am

Title: Sons of AmVets Car Show
Description: Sons of AmVets Squad 107 in Richmond is hosting their 11th annual Car, Truck, Tractor, Golf-Car and Motorcycle Show Sunday, June 12th. Registration is from 10AM to noon with the show continuing until 4PM. Judging is from noon to 1:30PM. They will also be serving a pork loin dinner and beverages on the grounds with proceeds benefiting the VA Hospital, English River Outfitters and Post Projects.
Date: 2016-06-12