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Adult Summer Reading Program Finale
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm

The 2017  Adult Summer Reading Program will conclude with a finale party, at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 26, in the library large meeting room. Special guests will be the Calderon’s from El Tren, who will  demonstrate how to make Mexican Tacos.  All of the adult participants of the 2017 summer reading program are invited to eat tacos at the final event. Drawings for Prizes will be held during the evening.

Guthrie Center Masonic Breakfast
Jul 29 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Masonic Lodge of Guthrie Center will host a fundraising breakfast today, with eggs, ham, pancakes and drinks.  All proceeds will go toward the AC/GC High School Scholarship Fund.  Cost is a free-will donation.  The breakfast will be held from 7 am to 1 pm at the Guthrie Activity Center in downtown Guthrie Center.  If your have any questions or would like to make a donation to the scholarship fund, contact C.W. Thomas or Bill Umbaugh.

Iowa Soybean Dinner in Atlantic
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Iowa Soybean Association invites all area farmers and industry partners to attend the Soybean District 7 Dinner at the Cass County Fair in Atlantic this evening at 5:30 pm.  It will be held in the shelter on the southwest side of the food pavilion.  There will also be a short update from the ISA Staff and Directors.  You can RSVP to Carrie Kelly, ISA Producer Services at or call 515-229-2893.

Dallas County Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter Scholarships
Jul 31 @ 12:00 am

The  Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Dallas County will offer two $500 Scholarships to Students who will be College Juniors or Seniors this fall, and are majoring in education. You must have graduated from High School in Dallas County, and applicants can be Male or Female. Application Deadline is July 31st. For more information, contact Maureen Becker, 17473 J Ave. in Perry or E-Mail to

Guthrie County Southern Gospel Sing
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 20th Annual Guthrie County Southern Gospel Sing will be held today, August 4th, from 3 pm to 8:30 pm and tomorrow August 5th, from 10 am to 7:30 pm at the Guthrie County Fairgrounds Event Center in Guthrie Center.   There will be special appearances by those who have performed at the sing during the last 2 decades.  Seating is available or you can bring your own lawn chairs.  Meals for sale will be from Tori’s Angels Foundation.  For more information call 641-332-2550 or go to

Panora Church of The Brethren Pancake Breakfast
Aug 5 @ 7:00 am – Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Panora Church of The Brethren will sponsor a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday August 5, from 7:00 am-5:00 pm at the Panora Community Center. They will serve pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk for a free will offering.  There will also be an Ice Cream Social on Sunday, August 6th. Everyone welcome.

Hot Rods And Hogs
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Granger Knights Of Columbus will hold a Hot Rods and Hogs Car, Motorcycle Show and Hog Roast on Saturday August 5th from 10:00am-2:00pm at Centennial Park in Granger. Admission is a free will donation. There will be Drawings and Prizes with Dash Plaques for the first 100 entries. All proceeds go to Charity. For more information go to

Menlo Library Fundraiser
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Menlo Library Foundation is having a Vendor Fair and Inflatables Fundraiser today from 11 am to 5 pm at the Menlo Community Building and Park.  $8 advance wristbands for unlimited inflatables use can be purchased at the Menlo Library or from Mandi Sargent or Cindy Partlow.  Wristbands will be $10 the day of the event and tickets will be $1.  There will also be a silent auction, food, DJ and face painting.  The Menlo Library Foundation is a  nonprofit organization and donations are tax deductable.  All proceeds go the Menlo Library.

Panorama Days and Alumni Scholarship Golf Tournament
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm

The 2nd Annual – Panorama Days and Alumni Scholarship  Golf Tournament, Sunday, August 6. Registration 12:30 p,m, with a Shotgun start, 1:00 p.m. at the Panorama West Golf Course. This is a Four  person best shot, and you do not have to be an alumni to play.  Cost is $40 per person or $160 per team, which includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, and prizes. For more information, call Jerry or Nancy Armstrong, at 641-757-1847.

P.E.O. Luncheon Style Show
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm
Chapter by P.E.O. annual Luncheon Style Show
August 9th at noon.
 Lake Panorama Conference Center Panora
Fashions by Angel Wings, Winterset
Proceeds go to Scholarships for women and girls.
Call Linda Dahl: 641-755-2197
Veterans Groups Serving Walking Tacos in Jefferson
Aug 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Veterans groups will be serving walking tacos with the works, lemonade, tea or water on Hot August Night, tonight from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the VFW Hall on the east side of the square in Jefferson  Cost is a free will donation.  For more information call Don Ihnken at 370-3140 or Kenny Arbuckle at 391-1301.

Trent Minor Memorial Golf Tournament
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am

The Trent Minor Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Sunday. August 13th. There will be a 9 Hole Alternate Shot for Parents & kids 13 and younger  at 9:00 am. Cost is $10 per person and includes Lunch. There will also be a 9 Hole Best Shot for Parents and kids 14 and older at 1:00 pm. Cost is $25 and includes a Meal. There will also be a Silent Auction. All proceeds go to Charity.

Sons of Civil War Union Veterans Dedication Ceremony
Aug 26 @ 1:30 pm

John Palmer served with the 51st Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War, and later moved to Bayard. He was the Last Union Civil War Veteran in Guthrie County. A dedication ceremony for a marker to be placed at John Palmer’s grave in the Highland Cemetery near Bayard will be held on Saturday, August 26th at 1:30 pm. The ceremony will be carried out by members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War in period uniform.