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· 9:39am April 23rd, 2014
The Mount Auburn American Legion/Auxiliary Spring Brunch will take place this Sunday, April 27, at the Legion Hall, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free will donation will be accepted at the door.
· 11:55am April 22nd, 2014
Comedians Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach will bring their "Handicap This" presentation to Vinton this weekend, where they will perform a the Iowa Braille School auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26. The act is designed to use humor to help empower those with disabilities and help others understand the variety of challenges they face.
· 11:45am April 22nd, 2014
VAN HORNE Will be hosting their Garage Sale weekend on Saturday May 3rd from 8:00 a.m. until noon. Some sales will be held on Friday evening 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
· 10:19am April 21st, 2014
VINTON—Experience the recently rejuvenated historic Horridge House and see Laura Ingalls Wilder come to life as Marie Tschopp, dressed in pioneer costume, shares stories from the life and works of this beloved author. Audiences will laugh as Marie describes Grandpa’s adventure with a pig on a sled, cheer when Laura gets even with Nellie, and despair at the destruction of Pa's wheat crop.
· 4:34pm April 18th, 2014
PEO Chapter MZ will meet Mon., April 28, 1:30 PM, at the home of Jackie Schoettmer assisted by Ann Jorgensen. The program will be presented by Karen Schlue.
· 10:16am April 17th, 2014
The Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt will be held THIS Saturday, April 19th @ 10.00 a.m. at Riverside Park for ages 10 & under. The Easter Bunny will also be at this park, so bring your camera. In case of bad weather, location will be the Vinton Skate Center. The Kiwanis members have been busy filling thousands of plastic eggs with candy.
· 8:18am April 17th, 2014
Do something nice for your mom and the Center Point Library the day before Mother’s Day—go to a garden party. The Center Point Library building fund committee is having a garden party at Wakema Park in Center Point from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10 (rain or shine.) Tickets are $5 per person in advance or $6 at the gate.
· 4:51pm April 16th, 2014
(Marquette, IA). Eight wineries over one weekend equals a “wine-derful” experience for lovers of locally crafted Iowa wines. Celebrating their 10th anniversary, The Iowa Wine Trail member wineries are hosting a special spring wine trail event, called “Ten Years Together: Vintners Choice” during the weekend of April 26-27, 2014 (10am to 6pm daily).
· 1:23pm April 15th, 2014
Title: Emerald Ash Borer Informational Meeting May 8th in Monticello Emerald ash borer, that kills all species of ash trees, has been identified in nine counties in Iowa since last summer. Jones County Extension and Outreach will host and informational meeting concerning the presence of emerald ash borer on Thursday, May 8th.
· 1:23pm April 15th, 2014
The Vinton Women's Club will honor the 2014 Woman of the Year at its spring dinner on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The event takes palce at 6:00 p.m. at the Vinton Country club. Call with reservations to Nancy Good by Tuesday, April 15, at 319-472-2647. The honoree will be announced just before dinner.