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Salad Luncheon in Jefferson
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Greene County Medical Center Auxiliary will host it’s 2nd annual salad luncheon today.  Auxilians will prepare and serve the salads to attendees at Clover Hall in Jefferson, from 11 am to 1 pm.  Take outs are available.  Tickets are $6 and available from any Auxiliary member or in the Gift Garden of the medical center.  Raffle tickets are also available with a chance to win a variety of donated items.

Churdan Adult Activity Club Meeting
Sep 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Churdan Adult Activity Club will meet today at 11:30 am at the Churdan Cafe for a dutch treat meal.  If you plan to attend, please let Keith Wright know by Monday, September 18th.

Perry Library Monthly Book Club
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Perry Public Library Monthly Book Club will meet today at 1 pm in the Clarion Room of the Security Bank Building, at 1102 Willis Avenue.  The selected title is “The Zookeepers Wife”, by Diane Ackerman.  Books are available at the library and all interested readers are invited.  For more information, call Mary Murphy at the library at 515-465-3569.

Fall Fashion Show
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm

Spring Valley Campus in Perry will host the Cindy’s Boutique Fall Fashion Show at Spring Valley, 501 12th Street in Perry, on Wednesday, September 20th at 2:00 pm. There will be Drawings, and Refreshments will be served. Every purchase will receive a 10% discount.

Day Out With Thomas
Sep 22 @ 12:00 am – Sep 24 @ 12:00 am

Day Out With Thomas is an event that offers families an opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank storybook Engine at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, on on September 22, 23 and 24. In addition to a 25 minute ride behind Thomas, activities include access to the Imagination Station, live music, a magic show, videos, storytelling, trolley rides, museum access, the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, and more.  For more information,  call 1-800-626-0319 or visit

Soup Supper in Jefferson
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Veterans Groups in Jefferson will host a Soup Supper tonight from 5 pm to 7 pm at the VFW Hall on the east side of the square in Jefferson.  The menu will include:  Chili, chicken noodle soup, desserts and beverages.  Cost is a free-will donation.  Bring your old and tattered flags for proper disposal.  There will be a flag deposit bin in the alley.

Jefferson Public Library Annual Used Book Sale
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm

The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library will be holding their 25th annual Used Book Sale at the Library. September 23 is open to  Friends of the Library Members only with $5 Memberships sold at the door, and then open to the Public 25th through the 30. Every thing will be half price on the 30th. They are also excepting donations of Books,CDs, DVDs Audio Tapes, Games and Puzzles.

Avondale Church Fall Supper and Bazaar
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm

Avondale Church, at 3089 Fallow Ave in rural Fontanelle, which is 10 miles west of Orient, will hold their fall supper and bazaar on Saturday, September 23. Serving will begin at 5 p.m. The meal will be for a free will offering and the auction of bazaar items will follow the meal. For more information, contact Cindy Moss at 641-745-5063.

Lumber River Quartet in Panora
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

National Gospel Group the Lumber River Quartet, a southern gospel group, will be performing at the Panora Church of the Brethren, tonight at 6 pm.  Everyone is welcome.  A free will offering will be taken.

New Relief Unveiling in Perry
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Perry Historic Preservation Commission and Hometown Heritage will unveil a new relief for the Wall of Witnesses at Soumas Court in Perry.  The relief depicts Jim Walstrom, a local resident and Perry Ambassador.  The unveiling and a short program will take place tonight in the gallery of the Town Craft Building at 5 pm.  There will be light refreshments, and the event is free and open to the public.

Cruise Into Bouton Car Show
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Crisis Intervention & Advocacy Center in Adel will be hosting a Cruise Into Bouton Car Show on September 30, from noon –5:00 pm. There will be Live Bands, An Auction, Food and Cars! Crisis Intervention & Advocacy Center is a private non profit organization that supports victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault in Dallas County. For more information call 515-993-4095 or E-Mail

Bingo in Winterset
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Winterset Knights of Columbus will host Bingo this evening from 7 pm to 9 pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 1026 N 8th Avenue in Winterset.  Cost is $20 per packet and daubers are available for purchase.  Food and snacks will be provided by the high school youth group.  All proceeds will benefit the high school youth group trip to the National Catholic Youth Conference.

Iowa Aviation Museum Hall of Fame Dance
Sep 30 @ 8:30 pm

The Iowa Aviation Museum Hall of Fame will host a dance, with Brick’n Bob at the Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield on Saturday, September 30, starting at 8:30 pm.  Admission for the dance is $10. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 641-343-7184.

National Food Service Certification Program
Oct 2 @ 12:00 am

The national certification program for food service managers, ServSafe, will be held in Greenfield on October 2,  at the Adair County ISU Extension and Outreach in Greenfield. Course Cost is $150 and includes 8 hours class time, a manual, and the national certification exam. There is a $50 discount for Iowa Restaurant Association members. Anyone interested in preparing and serving safe food is welcome to attend. For more information, to register, or to take the re-certification exam go to  by September 11, or call Barb Fuller at 712-789-2449 or the Adair County Extension office at 641-743 8412.

Pumpkin Express in Boone
Oct 7 all-day

The Pumpkin Express at the Boone and scenic Valley Railroad will be today and October 14th and 21st.  Dress in your Halloween costume and take the family on this hone hour and 30 minute journey to the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad’s pumpkin patch.  Children will be able to pick their perfect pumpkin before returning to town.  On the trip back, children will receive an activity booklet and a treat.  Tickets are $17 per person ages 2 and up and purchased by calling 1-800-626-0319, or by visiting  The Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad is a non-profit operating railroad museum.

Paper Shredding at Perry Public Library
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Perry Public Library will host a Document Shredding Event facilitated by The Shredder of Des Moines, on Monday, October 14th from 10:00 am to noon, in the south parking lot of the library. Bring your outdated files and records for on site shredding for disposal. There is no charge for this service and it is sponsored by the Library and the City of Perry

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner in Wiota
Oct 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Wiota United Methodist Church Chicken and Biscuit Dinner will be held today from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  Carry outs are available and a free will offering will be taken.

Charity Auction and Dinner in Jefferson
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm

The Rotary Club of Jefferson invites your to attend the 19th Annual Charity Auction and Dinner, set for Friday, November 10th, at Wild Rose Greene Room Events Center.