The Scranton Little League will be holding a fundraiser tonight at the Little League Field in Scranton. The meal includes: a pork burger, pop, and chips, for $5. It starts at 5 pm with all the proceeds going to the Scranton Little League.
The Redfield United Methodist Church will show the movie “Risen” Thursday, June 22nd. Sandwiches, Chips and Cookies will be served at 6:00pm with the Movie to start at 7:00. This showing is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend.
The Gardens Retirement Community in Jefferson will hold an Open House on Friday, June 23. Light refreshments will be served and Tours will be conducted all day. This is open to the public and everybody is welcome.
The Perry Public Library is sponsoring a special blood drive event on Friday, June 23, from 1:30-5:30 p.m., in association with the summer reading program theme of Build a Better World. Eligible donors must be least 16 years old, weigh at least 120 pounds, and have no health conditions that contraindicate giving blood. For more information or to make an appointment Call the library at 515-465-3569.
The Gardens Assisted Living in Jefferson Open House will have refreshments and the Al Welsh Orchestra will be playing at 2 pm today
The Adair Presbyterian Church will hold a homemade ice cream social, with pie and cookies, tonight at 5 pm at 405 Audubon Street. For more information call 641-742-3634.
The Redfield Old Settlers Days will be Friday, June 23rd through Sunday June 25th. The Fireworks will be on Friday night this year. Joe’s Old Fashioned Fun Carnival will run through the weekend. The Parade is Saturday at 11:00 am. There will be a Horseshoe and Bags Tournament, a Human Fooseball Game, and a Street Dance with the Band Toaster Saturday at 9:00pm as well as Activities throughout the entire weekend. For more information contact the Redfield Lions Club.
Free line dance lessons at Grand Junction, IA community Center Friday June 23 7:00. Open to the Public and all ages. Lessons are free and the hall is air conditioned.
The Washington Township School will hold it’s 6th annual Tractor Ride on Saturday June 24th. Breakfast will be served from 7:00-10:00am, with the ride starting at 9:00. The ride will travel from Redfield to Dexter stopping at the Bonnie & Clyde Shootout Scene with lunch served at the Dexter Park. A $20 donation pays for your ride and lunch. For more information call 515/677-2625 or register at tri-school.org.
The Guthrie County Extension Office is organizing a painting event at the Fairgrounds, Saturday, June 24th starting at 8:00 am. They need you to help them paint the livestock buildings. There are 2 new buildings going on the fairgrounds and they would like to spruce up the present buildings. Any and all help is appreciated. For more information, call Sydney Henderson at 641-431-0046 or the Extension office 641-747-2276
The Herman Park Gospel Fest will be held today from 10:30 am to 7 pm. A number of singing groups from around the Midwest will be performing at the Herman Park Pavilion located at Woodland and Greene Street in Boone. For more information contact Harold Holmes at 515-432-7041 or email email@example.com.
The Gustafsons will be appearing in Ogden, Iowa during Fun Days, at the McGraw Senior Center, Saturday, June 24, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Food and drink will be provided for a charge, and the Show is open to the public.
The annual Dedham Celebration will take place Saturday, June 24th, starting at 6:00pm. There will be a Beer Garden, Games, Inflatables, Food Stands, Live Music and a Fireworks Show at dusk.
The Adair Fire Department will be hosting Brad Morgan at the Street Dance for the 62nd Jesse James Chuck Wagon Days at 8:00pm on Saturday, June 24th.
The next Thursday Night Out Concert will be at the New Beginnings Open Bible Church 207 Southwest 7th St. in Stuart, June 29th, at 6:30pm, featuring New Time and Reborn. Free will offering will be accepted. For more information, contact Pastor Dean Porter 641-757-0192.
The Minburn American Legion and Legion Auxiliary will hold a Pie Baking Contest on Tuesday, July 4th. All Pies are accepted and there will be 4 categories. Single Crust-Adult, Single Crust-High School and Under, Double Crust-Adult, and Double Crust-High School and Under. Deliver your Pies to the Legion Post on Baker Street between 8:00 am and Noon. For more information, call Melissa Landon at 491-2424.
The Scratch Cupcakery will be at the Gardens in Jefferson today from 11 am to 2 pm. Cupcakes are $2 or $22 for a dozen.
The Madison County ISU Extension and Outreach will hold a free one-hour course on Food Safety Basics on Thursday, July 6th from 6:30-7:30 pm and again on Saturday, July 8th from 10:00-11:00 am at the Extension Office in Winterset. For more information call the office at 515/462-1001
Paton Fun Day will be Saturday, July 8th. Events include a Car/Bike/Tractor Show, a 5K and Kids Fun Run, Sand Volleyball, Bocci Ball, Horse Shoes, a Human Foosball Tournament, Kids Activities and a Band. For more information check their Facebook Page at facebook.com/PatonFunDay.
The Ball Brothers will be in concert this afternoon at 4 pm at the First Christian Church in Guthrie Center located at 105 N 4th Street. A free will offering will be taken with proceeds going to Heart of Iowa Habitat for Humanity.
Several Panora Community Churches will be hosting a Vacation Bible School July 9th through 12th at the Panorama Elementary School in Panora. Hours each evening will be from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Ages welcome will be kids that have completed kindergarten to the 5th grade. You may register at www.VBSPro.events/p/PanoraVBS and on Facebook at Panora VBS.