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· 7:36pm October 21st, 2014 · 10 hours ago
Something is spooky in the air and we want to celebrate it! This weekend, the Vinton Parks & Recreation Department will play host to a number of frightenly-fun Halloween-themed events. - The Kid’s Downtown Spooktacular Day on Saturday, October 25th will have your costumed children participating in a number of Halloween-themed games and pumpkin decorating before they head out on a costume trick-or-treating parade through Vinton’s downtown businesses.
· 7:16pm October 21st, 2014 · 10 hours ago
Windsor Manor will host the 6th Annual Crafted with Love Open House on Saturday, Oct. 25th from 1-4pm. The event includes local vendors selling arts and crafts, and a bake sale. Proceeds from craft and bake sale go to support the Virginia Gay Hospital Foundation Gifts of Hope program which offers funding to area women for breast cancer screening.
· 11:42pm October 19th, 2014
The public in invited to a reception honoring Pastor Bob Gaston of Harvest Christian Fellowship Church, Vinton. He was ordained into the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel on October 14, 2014. Pastor Bob has been the Senior Pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship since October, 2012. The reception will be Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 2-4 pm at the church, 1201 C.
· 11:03pm October 19th, 2014
Earn a ham radio license in ONE DAY! Cost for the class is $99, and includes all books, materials, your FCC test, and your first ham radio! Email BentonCountyIowaHams@yahoo.com with your name, address, & phone to register or for more questions. Class will be held November 8th at the Atkins City Park Pavilion.
· 11:12pm October 15th, 2014
Benton County, Iowa – Farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at an informational meeting conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members.
· 6:18pm October 15th, 2014
Come to the Ray House on Saturday, October 25 if you dare!!! The Eastern Iowa Paranormal Group will be presenting their findings from overnight stays at the Ray House, Vinton Depot and Horridge House. The spooky event starts at 6:30 pm. Space is limited -- please email bentoncohistorical@gmail.
· 4:43pm October 15th, 2014
In conjunction with the College Planning Center, VS-HS will host two seminars for upperclassmen on Monday, October 20: * 6:30 p.m.: Juniors and their parents are invited to a session about selecting the right college, basic financial issues, and other aspects of post secondary education; * 7:30 p.
· 7:53pm October 13th, 2014
Reformation Breakfast at Trinity Lutheran Church - Sunday October 26 at 10:15-11:15am. Trinity's youth groups will host a breakfast in honor of Reformation Day! Menu items include french toast with a toppings bar, pastries, fruit, and bacon! Come for the worship service at 9:00am, stay for breakfast immediately following, and bring a friend! Admission is free, though a free-will offering will be taken with proceeds going to support youth group events.
· 3:38pm October 13th, 2014
VPRD Annual Fall Craft & Bake Sale to be held November 1st at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center Mark your calendar for this annual event that keeps getting bigger and better. The Vinton Skate & Activity Center will be hosting the annual Fall Craft & Bake Sale from 8:00 a.m.
· 1:11pm October 13th, 2014
Prairie Creek Church Annual Chili and Oyster Soup Supper November 1st, 2014 from 4 - 7 pm 2745 - 55th Street (on Hwy 150) 8 miles north of Vinton Adults - $7.50 Kids (5-12) - $3.00 Pre-school - Free We will also have Homemade Chicken and Noodle soup this year. There will be a drawing for "Forever in Blue Jeans" Quilt.