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· 12:06pm December 22nd, 2014 · 5 hours ago
Are you interested in learning how to fish? Or perhaps you are already an experienced angler looking to add some new tricks to your presentations? If so we have a great opportunity to become a better angler. This winter Palo Outdoors, 1204 1st St., Palo Iowa, is hosting a number of classes with experts who can teach you some new things about fishing.
· 12:02pm December 22nd, 2014 · 5 hours ago
On December 24th, Christmas Eve, Services will be held at various area churches. Shellsburg Presbyterian Church will begin at 5:00 p.m. Everyone welcome. Pastor Mike Ferguson Sacred Heart, Walker Christmas Day - 8:00 a.m. St. Mary, Urbana Christmas Eve - 6:30 p.
· 5:47pm December 18th, 2014
The Vinton Public Library is having a Winter Party on Monday, December 29th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Participants will watch a movie, play some games, do some crafts and best of all lunch will be served. Please call the library at 472-4208 to make reservations. Cost is free but permission slips are required.
· 2:36pm December 18th, 2014
The Vinton Public Library is having a Winter Party on Monday, December 29th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Participants will watch a movie, play some games, do some crafts and best of all lunch will be served. Please call the library at 472-4208 to make reservations. Call Amy at the library for more information.
· 11:03am December 17th, 2014
The Presbyterian Church of Vinton, 608 1st Avenue, will be providing a free Christmas Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 25 from 12:00 p.m. - to 2:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This event will be open to the public. There are many people who are alone on Christmas Day, and in the spirit of Christian love, the church will be providing a home-style meal for them.
· 5:01pm December 16th, 2014
It’s Fancy Nancy redux (that’s fancy for bringing it back) for the Center Point Friends of the Library. Friends is planning another fund raising tea party based on the “Fancy Nancy” children’s books by Jane O’Connor. (The last one was in 2011.) This one is Saturday, Jan.
· 4:16pm December 15th, 2014
On, Tuesday, December 16, from 6:30-8 p.m., the Benton County Conservation Board will Present "Tobin’s Tales" at the Nature Center. Enjoy an evening of historical storytelling. Prior to his passing at age 94, Judge John Tobin of Vinton, created a slide-show about the legend of Unga-Chuk and Nes-swe-nep-pe.
· 11:36am December 12th, 2014
Where: American Legion Post 57 105 N R Ave Vinton Iowa What time? 4:00pm - 7:00pm Menu: Fish Fillet, Baked Beans, Baked Potato or Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Milk and Coffee, Bread and Butter, Cake. All you can eat while supplies last. Cost: Adults - $8 Children 5 to 12 - $4.00 Children under 5 - Free
· 12:27pm December 11th, 2014
Saturday, Dec. 13 is Wreaths Across America Day at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery beginning at 11 a.m. This is the day that every veteran in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery will have a fresh, handmade wreath placed on his or her grave to recognize that they provided service to our country. "This is the way we can thank those veterans that have gone before us and we will also recognize and thank Veterans who remain with us today," said Ruth Coots Intlekofer, Location Coordinator.
· 1:50pm December 10th, 2014
The VS Post Prom Committee Cookie Walk takes place on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the VSHS commons. Cost is $5 per pound. All proceeds will go toward 2015 Post-Prom activities. See the flyer HERE.