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PEO Chapter MZ to meet April 28th

By JoAnn Schmidt · 4:34pm April 18th, 2014 · 10 hours ago
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.

Easter Bunny to arrive at Riverside Park Saturday at 10 a.m.

By Vinton Today · 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.

For Mom and the CP Library: Garden party set for May 10

By Rich Hannen · 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.

Iowa Wine Trail announces 10th anniversary event

By Brad Johnson · 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).

Emerald Ash Borer meeting set for May 8

By Benton County Extension · 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.

VWC to name Woman of the Year on April 22

By Vinton Today · 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.

VSHS to host Wamac Art Fair; public viewing hours 2-5 on Tuesday

By V-S Community School District · 11:31am April 14th, 2014
Vinton-Shellsburg Schools have the honor of hosting this year's WaMaC Art Fair at the Braille School gymnasium in Vinton. See a few photos of student created artwork promoting the Art Fair HERE. PUBLIC VIEWING is on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. Thanks to art teachers Ann Diedrichsen and Chris Juhl for their hard work!

Rodgers Park Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow; Kiwanis event April 19

By Vinton Today · 11:22am April 11th, 2014
This year there will be the usual TWO Easter Egg Hunts, but they will be held on TWO different days! Ehlinger's/Rodgers Park Event The annual Easter Egg Hunt that is held at Rodgers Park and sponsored by Ehlinger's Vinton Express, will be held THIS Saturday April 12th, beginning at 11am.

Holy Week at Shellsburg Presbyterian Church

By Connie McClintock · 10:07am April 10th, 2014
Shellsburg Presbyterian Church will host a community worship service In honor of Holy Week. This is a nondenominational service for everyone: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16th AT 9:00 A.M. The message is by Joe Castillo "The Passion". His artistry is a dramatic Art presentation in the sand, to the sound track from the movie "The Passion of Christ".

Holy Week Schedule for area Catholic Churches

By Barb Rawson · 8:04pm April 9th, 2014
Holy Week Schedule April 17 Holy Thursday Service at 7 p.m. St. Mary, Urbana April 18 Good Friday Service at 5:30 p.m. Sacred Heart, Walker April 19 Easter Vigil at 7:30 p.m. St. Mary, Vinton April 20 Easter Sunday Mass 8:00 a.m. Sacred Heart, Walker 9:30 am St.

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