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VS holiday concert set for Dec. 7

By V-S Community School District · 10:42am November 30th, 2015
On Monday, Dec. 7, at 7 pm in the High School auditorium the middle school and high school choirs will be presenting their Holiday Concert. Tickets are $5 at the door. Come ready to hear some wonderful seasonal music from all around the globe, as well as some traditional holiday standards! Performing groups are (in order of performance): 7th Grade Mixed Choir, 8th Grade Mixed Choir, Treble Choir, Chamber Choir and Concert Choir.

'Green Granny' to discuss upcycled fashion for dolls, Tuesday

By Karen Phelps, Naturalist BCCB · 10:35am November 30th, 2015
The Green Granny is putting on an "upcycled" fashion show for dolls at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the Benton County Nature Center. The Green Granny is the mother of a good friend of mine. Marilyn Johnson (Granny) of Newhall takes old clothing, blankets, fabric, etc., and turns it into clothing for the standard 18" doll.

Pearl Harbor ceremony set for Monday, Dec. 7, at VSMS

By V-S Community School District · 11:44pm November 29th, 2015
As it is each year at Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School, Pearl Harbor Day will be observed Monday, 7 December 2015, from 12:15-1pm at VSMS LMC. This year's theme will be the 100th anniversary of the launching of the USS Arizona and the death of Joseph Langdell back in February. He was the last surviving officer of the Arizona.

Twice-Loved Toy Shop to help others at Christmas

By Vinton MOPS · 11:44pm November 29th, 2015
Just in time for Christmas the Moms of Vinton MOPS with Blessed Hope Church are hosting a Twice-Loved Toy Shop. Donate gently used toys and have the opportunity to shop our “new to you” inventory of toys and games for a free will donation. (No toy or monetary donation required to participate!) Saturday December 5th 10:00-2:00 Blessed Hope Church 1509 South M Ave Vinton.

23rd Annual Christmas Festival in Brandon Events December 4th & 5th

By Vinton Today · 4:35pm November 23rd, 2015
The 23rd Annual Christmas Festical in Brandon will be held December 4th and 5th. The following activities will be held at the Candy Cane Lane in the Community Center Friday& Saturday, from 5 to 9 p.m.(unless otherwise noted) The Community Center is located at 802 Main Street. Santa Claus Santa will be arriving if you would like to have your picture taken from 5:00 - 8:30 p.

3rd Annual 9-Pin Family and Friends Community Tournament

By Amber Pattee · 3:14am November 20th, 2015
Come and join the Vinton Shellsburg Bowling Team for some great fun while we raise money for our 3rd season! The fun will be at Berry's Lanes on Saturday November 21 at both 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. (pick one time) There will be awards given to the top 3 scores and Best Effort in each Division.

Lighted Patriotic Christmas Parade set for Nov. 19

By Vinton Today · 10:43am November 19th, 2015
The Veteran’s Lighted PATRIOTIC Christmas Parade, will take place again this year in Vinton, just before the first arrival of Santa for the holiday season. Line up begins at 5:30 p.m.Thursday Evening, Nov. 19, east and south of the Methodist Church, on 6th Street and Second Avenue. The parade begins at 6.

Chili Supper to raise Honor Flight Funds Nov. 19th 4:30-7:30

By Roger Uthoff, Honor Flights · 10:43am November 19th, 2015
There will be a Chili Supper to raise funds to send our Veterans to Washington D.C. on the tour of a lifetime for most of them. The supper will be on Thursday, November 19th from 4:30-7:30 at the Vinton Fire Station. The meal will be served by the Vinton Lions Club the cost is a Freewill Donation.

Historical Race: Unique event combines local landmarks, fitness

By Vinton Today · 4:34am November 18th, 2015
The inaugural Total Balance Vinton Historical Chase will take place at 8 a.m. this Saturday, Nov. 21. Beginning at Total Balance on 4th Street, participants will run, walk or bike to a variety of local landmarks, where they will find both fitness challenges and questions about local history. After successfully completing those challenges, they can then advance to the next site.

VS Bowling fund-raiser set for Nov. 21

By VS Bowling Coach Amber Pattee · 4:24am November 18th, 2015
Come Join the Vinton Shellsburg Bowling Team for fun and help raise money for our 3rd Season. All proceeds go directly to the Bowling Team. Details: The 3RD ANNUAL 9-Pin Family and Friends Community Tournament will take place at Berry’s Lanes Saturday, November 21st. Lane times are 2:00 pm or 5:00 pm (Pick One).

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