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Tuesday, August 20

Ice Cream Social

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The public is invited to attend our annual Ice Cream Social, Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 5-7 pm. Sponsored by the Women's Ministries of Trinity Reformed Church, 614 Cherry St., in Allison. The menu includes: Beefburgers, ham & turkey sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, chips, pie, brownies, & soft serve ice cream. There will be a freewill offering, and carry-outs available.

Trinity Reformed Church, Allison

Categories: Community Events, Fundraiser

Saturday, August 24

Dogs4Dystonia Dog Walk

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come bring your 4 legged canine friend and have a fun time, while walking for a cause. We are walking to help find a cure for all types of dystonia--a rare neurological muscle movement disorder that affects any person at any age with the uncontrollable twisting, pulling, spasming of 1 muscle or more in the body. We will take a walk around Thomas Park, then return for Canine Demonstrations. Pawsitively Paws Academy will be there demonstrating flyball and agility, while Iowa's Task Force One Search and Rescue team will be demonstrating and we will have demonstrations by Marie Appell with Nosework/Scentwork and Rally-O. Besides demonstrations, we will have a DJ, Photographer, vendors, food, raffle and Silent Auction Table, along with a Super Hero dog themed Dog Costume Contest! Categories for the costume contest includes: Best Group of 2 or more dogs, Best Dog/Owner Combination and Best Super Hero themed costume! People who pre-register by August 7 is guaranteed a t-shirt and a goodie bag, however, those you choose to pre-register or register the day of the event will not be guaranteed a goodie bag or t-shirt. Registration starts at 8:30 AM, while opening remarks and walk will begin about 9:15 AM. You are welcome to come the day of the event and register onsite! The event goes until 12 PM. Cost: $10/child 10 and under and $20/person This event benefits the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation and members of the local East Central Iowa Corridor Dystonia Support Group will be in attendance at the event.

Thomas Park

Categories: Community Events, Family, Fundraiser

Free Christian Concert

7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Encouragement Corps.'s annual free concert will be held August 24th at 7 pm in central park in Charles City, Ia. Our featured artist this year is "Unspoken" with "Bread of Stone" opening. Two local youth groups will be selling food as a fund raiser for their group. So come hungry, bring a chair and have a fun evening enjoying encouraging uplifting music and great fellowship!

Central Park

Categories: Community Events, Concert

Sunday, August 25

Cowboy Church

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Enjoy messages and songs of faith with the Double J. Wranglers during a casual worship!

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Categories: Community Events, Family

Thursday, August 29

"Team Sherry" Fundraising Sale

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Items available will be clothing for all ages, houseware items, fitness equipment, tools, books, DVDs, crafts, craft supplies, scrapbooking supplies and equipment, misc. and baked goods. The sale is held in memory of Sherry DeBord Schumacher. All proceeds support the Beyond Pink TEAM.

Greenhill Baptist Church

Categories: Community Events, Fundraiser

Friday, September 6

Bethany’s Diaper Give Away

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bethany’s Diaper Give Away is offered once a month in our office, and this is a day where Bethany Christian Services gives away free diapers of any size and some formula to families in the community who are in need of support, many of whom are refugee and immigrant families. If you are interested in joining us in our mission to be Radical Advocates for Children by donating diapers and/or formula, please call 319.832.2321. Wonder if investing in a child’s future is as simple as donating a diaper... We believe that every child deserves a clean diaper. You can drop off any unused diapers &/or formula or donate online at https://bethanychristianservices.wufoo.com/forms/r133is6r1tjhdx0/. For up-to-date information on this program, please like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/startsmallproject/.

Bethany Christian Services

Categories: Family

Saturday, September 7

Breakfast Urbana Legion Auxiliary

7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Breakfast Urbana American Legion Auxiliary, Saturday, February 2nd. Serving 7:30am to 11am, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, waffles, sausage patties, eggs, orange juice, milk, and coffee. Free will donation. First Saturday of every month

Urbana American Legion

Categories: Community Events, Family

Sunday, September 8

Explore the Outdoors Cub Scout Recruitment Week!

All Day Event

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity for the WHOLE family? Cub Scout Packs in your area are waiting for you! Join in on the adventures that millions of children across the United States are enjoying every day! Grow as a family, watch as your children build character, learn lifelong lessons and make lasting friendships. To find a Cub Scout Pack near you, call the Winnebago Council, Boy Scouts of America at 319-234-2867. Cub Scout Packs across Northeast Iowa are hosting Family Nights the week of September 8-14th

Categories: Community Events, Family

CCC Celebrating 30 Years

10:15 AM - 3:00 PM

Christ Community United Methodist Church is celebrating 30 years of God's faithfulness on Sun,, Sep. 8. The day will begin with worship at 10:15 a.m., BBQ luncheon from 12:15 to 1:30 and time for fellowship and memory sharing during the afternoon. Activities include a live musical performance and a bouncy house for the kids. All past members are welcome to join us for a fun afternoon outside. Bring lawn chairs and any photos to share.

Christ Community United Methodist Church

Categories: Community Events, Family

Wednesday, September 11

Back to School Bash- with performance from comedian Jaron Myers

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

NEED A LAUGH? JOIN US FOR COMEDIAN JARON MYERS - SEPTEMBER 11 You’re invited to join us at St. Paul’s UMC, in the Sanctuary, Wednesday, September 11 at 6:30 pm, as Jaron Myers offers his unique and witty humor and musical talent! This joy-filled, hilariously fun show will bring big laughs and hope to many people. From his journey to weight loss, a Chick-fil-A rap that went viral, to thoughts on Waffle House, dating, and baby talk, Jaron’s comedy is sure to have you rolling! This event is apart of our Back to School Bash! Join us from 5:00-6:00 pm for burgers, hot dogs, popcorn, games, and giveaways! All are welcome, this event is free and open to the public.

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

Categories: Community Events, Family

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