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Calendar: June 7, 2013

Jun 07, 2013

FRIDAY

Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk, “International Culture Festival: Celebrating Cultural Diversity,” on and near the Fairfield square, 6-10 p.m. Information: 233-8883 or www.fairfieldartwalk@gmail.com.

“Reny’s Wildflower Photography,” Fairfield Art Association exhibit with photographer Reny Parker, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center’s Main Gallery, 7-8 p.m.

Vintage Dodge Power Wagon Rally Truck Pull, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 7:30 p.m. Rally continues through Saturday. Information: www.vintagepowerwagons.com.

Birmingham Homecoming, City Park, tenderloin supper, 5 p.m.; prince and princess contest, 6 p.m.; cake walk, 6:30 p.m. Information: www.villagesofvanburen.com, click on the events calendar. Continues Saturday and Sunday. Farmington Strawberry Festival, Starship Enterprise music in the shelterhouse, 5-6:30 p.m.; queen and junior queen contest, 6:30 p.m.; Madd Hass Jackson, American Legion, 7-11 p.m. Information: www.villagesofvanburen.com, click on “Farmington.” Continues Saturday and Sunday.

American Gothic Days, Eldon, Supper in the Park and entertainment, 5-7 p.m. Information: 641-652-7510 or www.AmericanGothicHouse.net. Continues Saturday and Sunday.

“Smoke on the Mountain,” production by American Gothic Performing Arts Festival, McHaffey Opera House, Eldon, 7:30 p.m. Information: www.americangothicfest.org.

Fish Fry, Fairfield Eagles Club, 5-7 p.m.

Maharishi Vedic Pandit Benefit Art Show 2, paintings by John Staiano, Health & Wholeness Store, 6:30-9 p.m. Continues through June.

Narcotics Anonymous, New Life Community Church, 7 p.m.

 

SATURDAY

Dutch Oven Cook Off, Jefferson County Park, cooking starts at 9:30 a.m.; first round of judging, 11:15 a.m., followed by taste-testing; awards presentation, 2:30 p.m. Competitors call 472-4421.

Fairfield Hometown Awards Second Saturday, games day, Fairfield Public Library, 1:30-3 p.m.

Stockport Public Library, open for alumni visits, 3 p.m.

Civil War Experience, Bonaparte, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: www.villagesofvanburen.com, click on event calendar.

“Jack and the Beanstalk, presented by Two Roads Educational Arts and Theatre, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center’s Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 2 and 7 p.m.

Vintage Dodge Power Wagon Parade and Show, leaving Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 8:30 a.m. Parked on Fairfield square, 9-11 a.m. Information: www.vintagepowerwagons.com.

Birmingham Homecoming, City Park, car show, tractor show, parade, baked goods contest and auction, water games, kids’ games, petting zoo, pedal-tractor pull, food, music. Information: www.villagesofvanburen.com, click on the events calendar. Continues Sunday.

Farmington Strawberry Festival, bike ride, bingo, library book sale, Muddy River Powwow, flea market, cake walk, talent show, go-cart races, carnival, more. Free strawberries and ice cream, 2-4 p.m. Information: www.villagesofvanburen.com, click on “Farmington.” Continues Sunday.

American Gothic Days, Eldon, 5K walk/run, food, kids’ games, car show, miniature train, flea market, cardboard boat races, entertainment, more. Information: 641-652-7510 or www.AmericanGothicHouse.net. Continues Sunday.

“Smoke on the Mountain,” production by American Gothic Performing Arts Festival, McHaffey Opera House, Eldon, 2 p.m. Information: www.americangothicfest.org.

31 Tournament, Fairfield Eagles Club, 1 p.m.

Fairfield Farmers’ Market, Howard Park, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: fairfieldfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, noon. Call 233-5139.

Al-Anon Support Group, New Life Community Church, noon. Call 919-2091.

Narcotics Anonymous, New Life Community Church, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Nicotine Anonymous, 206 W. Burlington Ave., 5 p.m.

Dual Recovery Anonymous, 206 W. Burlington Ave., 1 p.m. Call 919-2322.

 

SUNDAY

Birmingham Homecoming, City Park, breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; church service, followed by potluck, 10 a.m. Information: www.villagesofvanburen.com, click on the events calendar.

Farmington Strawberry Festival, Strawberry Stroll, car show, trike and bike show, Muddy River Powwow, flea market, library book sale, bingo, dog show, pedal-tractor pull, carnival, more. Free strawberries and ice cream, 2-4 p.m. Information: www.villagesofvanburen.com, click on “Farmington.”

American Gothic Days, Eldon, breakfast, bike ride, disc golf tournament, mud volleyball, horseshoe tournament, bocce ball tournament, more. Information: 641-652-7510 or www.AmericanGothicHouse.net.

“Smoke on the Mountain,” production by American Gothic Performing Arts Festival, McHaffey Opera House, Eldon, 7:30 p.m. Information: www.americangothicfest.org.

“Jack and the Beanstalk, presented by Two Roads Educational Arts and Theatre, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center’s Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 2 p.m.

Easter Foods Reunion, Jefferson County Park Shelter No. 1, 11 a.m. Reservations: 472-0206. Inclement weather location: First United Methodist Church.

Civil War Experience, Bonaparte, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: www.villagesofvanburen.com, click on event calendar.

Maharishi School Graduation, Henry Ogden Clark Auditorium, 1:30 p.m.

Latin, Swing and Ballroom Dance, sponsored by Fairfield Latin & Ballroom Association, Morning Star Studio, 8-10 p.m. Call 919-5698 or email fflbra@iowatelecom.net.

Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, 5 p.m.

 

MONDAY

Joint Officers Meeting, Fairfield Eagles Club, 6:30 p.m.

Birmingham Lions Club, Birmingham Lions Building, 7:30 p.m.

Blood Drive, in honor of Cody Cohen, Noah’s Ark Animal Foundation, 2-7 p.m. Walk-in donors welcome; for appointments, call 472-6080.

Distribution of Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Coupons to Seniors, Farmington Community Center, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 641-682-2270.

“Calligraphic Street Art,” art class for third through eighth graders, Fairfield Art Association art studio in the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Registration: kella@kellaj.com.

Youth Fitness, class for boys and girls in fifth-12th grades, Roosevelt Community Recreation Center, 5:15-6:15 p.m. For information: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Healthy Kids Day Camp, first day of four-day Session 2 for ages 5-10, Roosevelt Community Recreation Center, 9 a.m.-noon. Information and registration: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Fairfield Trojan Baseball Camp, first day. Information and registration: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Fairfield Trojan Boys Basketball Camp, first day. Information and registration: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Summer Swim Camp, first day. Information and registration: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Red Cross Swimming Lessons, first day of Session 1. Information and registration: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Tiny Tots Swim Lessons, first day of Session 1A. Information and registration: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Packwood Community Coffee Club, sponsored by Packwood Betterment Committee, Packwood Community Building, 9-10 a.m.

Toddler Story Time, Fairfield Public Library, 10-11 a.m.

All the Above Support Group, Living Stones Fellowship, 7 p.m. Call 233-0818.

Co-Dependency Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, 7 p.m. Call 469-3005.

Keosauqua Alcoholics Anonymous, 107 Market St., 8 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

Jefferson County Fair Open Class, Jefferson County ISU Extension Office, 7 p.m.

Distribution of Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Coupons to Seniors, Douds Senior Meal Site, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call 641-682-2270.

Over 50 and Fabulous Red Hat Ladies, lunch, Cup and Cakes, Keosauqua, 11:30 a.m.

Historic Hills Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan Meeting, Farmington EMS Building, 2 p.m. Information: pathfindersrcd.org or 472-6177.

Richland Public Library Summer Reading Program, singing, dancing, entertainment by Jacqueline Thompson, 3-4 p.m.; stories, crafts, snack, 4-4:45 p.m. Information: 319-456-6541.

Watercolor Classes, with John Preston, Fairfield Art Association Studio, 1 pm. Registration and information: jpreston@netins.net or 319-498-4685.

N.E.S.T. Classes, Jefferson County ISU Extension Office, 11 a.m.-noon; 2-3 p.m., 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call 472-4166.

H.E.L.P.S. Club, Fairfield Foursquare Church, weigh-in, 5:30-6:20 p.m.; meeting, 6:20-7 p.m. Call 233-5086.

Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club, First United Methodist Church, 7:45-9:15 p.m.

 

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