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Churdan Adult Activity Club Potluck
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am

The Churdan Adult Activity Club will meet Tuesday, October 17 at the Churdan Community Room for a potluck meal at noon. Everyone is invited to come at 10:30am for games and fellowship. This is a no dues group that meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month for good fun, food and fellowship.

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.

Harvest Dinner in Guthrie Center
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The First United Methodist Church in Guthrie Center will host it’s annual harvest dinner tonight from 5 pm to 7 pm.  Cost is a free will donation.  The menu includes:  roast pork and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salads, rolls, pies, desserts and beverages.  Carry outs are available from 4:45 pm to 6:30 pm, enter through the south door.  Deliveries are available for shut ins by calling 641-332-2408 after 3 pm.  Their will also be a bazaar and bake sale from noon to 7 pm.

Harvest Supper in Linden
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Linden United Methodist Church will host a Harvest Supper and Country Store, today from 5 pm to 7 pm.  The menu will include:  Steak, potatoes, gravy, vegetables including Harvest Beets, and dessert.  Carry outs are available starting at 4:30 pm   Call ahead to have it ready at 515-240-0843.  Adult cost is $9, children 5 to 12 is $5 and kids under 5 are free.

Iowa Arboretum Halloween Events
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Iowa Arboretum is hosting multiple free Halloween events this month in Madrid.Enjoy Pumpkin carving on Thursday, October 19, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Ar “Boo” Ween costume parade takes place Saturday, October 21, from 1-3 p.m. and adults can take a walk on the Ar “Boo” Scare trail walk from 6-8 p.m. For more details on these events, contact the Iowa Arboretum by calling 515-795-3216.

Perry Public Library Book Talk with Dan Gable
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm

A free book talk will be held in the Perry Performing Arts Center, featuring A Wrestling Life 2 with author Dan Gable,  at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19, followed by a book-signing. Books are available at the library for $10 each, or you may purchase one from Beaverdale Books at their price on the night of the event. Prior to the book talk, a ticketed Meet & Greet Reception is scheduled for 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Hotel Pattee, a great opportunity to meet and talk to Dan. A limited number of tickets for the reception are on sale at the participating Dallas County libraries for $12, while they last. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. For more information, call Perry Public Library: 515-465-3569.

Friends of the Perry Public Library Fall Book Sale
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm

The Friends of the Perry Public Library will hold their fall book sale, Friday and Saturday, October 20-21, in the library large meeting room, from 10:00 to 4:00 on Friday, and 10:00 to 2:00 on Saturday. A variety of books, audio books, movies, music, and more will be sold at bargain prices. First come, first served!  All proceeds benefit Perry Public Library’s programs and services.

Panorama Football Trick Or Treat
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm

The Panorama Booster Club will host a Trick or Treat Night for all kids, on Friday, October 20th before the Football Game. Candy and Treats will be handed out, and all kids in Costume will receive free admission to the Football Game. If you would like to participate, send a Text to Chaille Crandall at 515/729-2240 by Wednesday October 20th.

Fish Fry in Minburn
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Minburn American Legion Post is hosting a fish fry today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A free will offering will be accepted and the menu features fish, french fries,and cole slaw. The whole family is welcome to attend.

Tower of Terror
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Panora Fire Department is hosting their annual Haunted Tower of Terror starting Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22nd from 7-11 p.m. The tower will also be open Friday, October 27, Saturday, October 28, and Tuesday, October 31 during the same times. Admission is $10 per person and children 13 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Auxiliary Membership Drive in Minburn
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Minburn American Legion Auxiliary Annual Membership Drive will be held this morning from 9 am to noon at the Minburn Legion hall.  Renewing your membership or becoming a new member is very important and rewarding to our veterans, their families and our communities.

Chocolate Friendzy in Jefferson
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Celebrate National Friends of the Library Week today at the Jefferson Public Library with a Chocolate Friendzy from 9 am to noon.  It’s open to all Friends of the Library Members.  Memberships and Renewals will be available at the door.  You can join for as little as $5.  Taste delicious chocolate samples, vote for your favorite and recipes will be available.  For more information contact the library or call 515-386-3012.

Spaghetti Supper in Adel
Oct 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Annual Spaghetti Supper at the Peace Lutheran church in Adel will be held tonight from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  The church is located at 34128 L Avenue (P58).  Cost for the supper is a free will donation.

All Saints Catholic Church Chicken Dinner
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

The All Saints Catholic Church in Stuart will host a Chicken Dinner on Sunday, October 29th, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. They will feature Staley’s Chicken and will also serve Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Vegetables, Salad, Dinner Rolls, Drinks and Homemade Desserts. Cost is $10 for Adults, $4 for kids 6-12, and 5 years old and younger eat free. Carryouts are available.

Pablo Martinez Chili Supper Benefit
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

There will be a benefit chili supper for Pablo Martinez,  son of Ashlee Nation & Rafael Martinez on Oct 22 from 4-6:30 pm at the Clover Hall building on the Greene Co Fairgrounds in Jefferson. Cost is a Free Will Offering.

Hebron Church Dinner and Auction
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Hebron Church will hold it’s God’s Portion Dinner and Auction on Wednesday October 25th at the Adair County 4H Building. Dinner will be served from 4:30-7:00 pm. Carry Outs are available. The Auction will follow Dinner. Cost is $8 for Adults. $5 for Kids 6-12, and 5 years and under get in free.

Freedom Rock Fundraiser in Jefferson
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A Greene County Freedom Rock Fundraiser will be held tonight at Clover Hall on the Greene County Fairgrounds in Jefferson from 5 pm to 7 pm.  A meal will include:  Chili or chicken noodle soup, sandwiches, cookies and drink.  Cost is a free will offering.  The event is sponsored by the Freedom Rock Committee.

Trick or Treat Around the Square
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Greene County Chamber of Commerce is hosting Trick or Treat around the Square on Thursday, October 26, in Jefferson. The fun starts with the Greene County Community Center Halloween Party from 4 to 5 p.m. Children can go Trick or Treat at Jefferson businesses from 5 to 6 p.m. Stop by the Jefferson Library from 5 to 7 p.m. for skits in the library basement along with treats and trinkets. More information is available at the Greene County Chamber of Commerce, the Greene County Community Center, and the Jefferson Library.

Pumpkin Patch Party in Stuart
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Stuart Public Library will host it’s 6th Annual Pumpkin Patch Party tonight from 5 pm to 7 pm.  Stop in for a fun night of games, crafts, treats, story time and more.  Costumes are optional.  it’s free and open to the public.

Trick or Treat at Jefferson Public Library
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Jefferson Public Library presents Trick or Treat at the Library on Thursday, October 26th, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. featuring Jack and the Beanstalk which seems to have grown overnight.  This is a Come and Go Event. It’s family friendly, free and open to the public

Rock N Ranch Haunted Trail
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Rock N Ranch Haunted Trail will be held Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 beginning at 5 p.m. at 2946 Talon Ave in Menlo. Kids hour will be from 5 to 7 featuring a trail walk, smores, and pumpkins. Adult hours are from 8 to 11 and include a haunted trail walk, smores, and a movie. Cost is $5 for kids and $10 for adults.

Pancake Breakfast in Jefferson
Oct 28 @ 6:00 am – 11:00 am

The 45th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction will be held this morning from 6 am to 11 am at the Jefferson Elks Lodge.  It’s all you can eat pancakes with warm fruit toppings and syrup, scrambled eggs, link sausages, biscuits and gravy and beverages.  Adults cost is $7, kids 10 and under are $2.  A Pre-sale only Bring 5 Pass is $25.

Chicken Noodle Dinner
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Minburn Methodist Church is hosting a chicken noodle dinner on Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Carryout is available.

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.