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Neighbors Growing Together | Nov 26, 2014
CALENDAR

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Jul 03, 2014

THURSDAY

Fairfield’s 175th Birthday Celebration, wine and cheese reception, Carnegie Historical Museum, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; unveiling of new exhibit space; unveiling ceremony of new bench and lamp pedestal, 5:30 p.m.

Richland Homecoming, Richland Central Park, opening ceremonies, 6:30 p.m.; Bill Riley Talent Show, 7-9:30 p.m.

Drop-In Legos, Fairfield Public Library, 4-5 p.m. Information: 472-6551.

NEST Classes, Jefferson County ISU Extension Office, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call 472-4166.

Celebrate Recovery, New Life Community Church, dinner, 6 p.m.; large group, 7 p.m.; small group, 8 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Fairfield Friends Church, 8 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

Because of the July Fourth holiday, some regularly scheduled events could be canceled. Call ahead to check on schedules.

Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk, part of Fairfield’s 175th birthday celebration; “pARTy in the Park;” welcome, presentation of colors and veterans recognition, Ron Prill Bandstand, 6 p.m.; C.J. Gaston performance, Ron Prill Bandstand, 6:30 p.m.; Kevin King and the All Iowa All Stars band, Ron Prill Bandstand, 8 p.m.; vendors, artists, children’s activities, more.

Richland Homecoming, breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; Color Run, 8-10 a.m.; bicycle race, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; basketball tournament, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; water fight, 1 p.m.; dunk tank, 1 p.m.; barbecue contest judging, 3 p.m.; barbecued dinner, 5-7 p.m.; Richland’s Got Talent Gong Show, 7-9 p.m.; fireworks, 9:30 p.m.

Keosauqua Celebration, July Fourth and 175th birthday, breakfast, 7-10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11 a.m.; pedal-tractor pull sign-up, noon; kids games, 2 p.m.; bingo, 2 p.m.; Silver Mine dig, 4 p.m.; Harvest Band, 6 p.m.; fireworks over the Des Moines River, dusk.

Family Swim Night, Roosevelt Aquatic Center, 6-8 p.m. Information: 472-6159.

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

Rotary International, Fairfield Golf & Country Club, 12:05 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous, Fairfield Friends Church, 8 p.m.

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

 

SATURDAY

Fairfield’s 175th Birthday Celebration, antique tractor show, Maasdam Barns, 9 a.m.-noon; historic photo display, Iowa State Construction, 9 a.m.-noon; food, children’s activities, historic games, Bonnifield Log House tours, more, Old Settlers and Waterworks parks, 4 p.m.; music, country dancers, 4:30 p.m.; welcome ceremony, 6 p.m.; fireworks, 9:45 p.m.

Richland High School Alumni Tea, Mother Cabrini Hall, Richland, 2-4 p.m.

Richland Homecoming, kiddie parade, followed by main parade, 9 a.m.; pedal-tractor pull, 1-3 p.m.; garden-tractor pull, 1-5 p.m.; bean bag tournament, 1-5 p.m.; Mr. Illusion magic show, 3-4 p.m.; state trooper dunk tank, 3-5 p.m.; cookie contest and auction, 4 p.m.; 50/50 drawing, 6 p.m.; women’s club quilt raffle, 6 p.m.; street dance with Dan Miller Band, 8 p.m.-midnight.

Keosauqua Celebration, July Fourth and 175th birthday, breakfast, 7-10 a.m.; parade, line-up, Van Buren High School, starts at 8:30 a.m.; parade, 10 a.m.; lunch; petting zoo, bounce house, kiddie train, 1-3 p.m.; supper, 5 p.m.

Breakfast on Main Street, Bonaparte Opera House, 7-9 a.m.

Iowa 5K Run, Walk or Tic, fundraiser for Tourette Syndrome sponsored by Iowa Tourette’s Support Group, Whispering Pines, Keosauqua, registration, 3 p.m.; race, 4 p.m. Petting zoo, bounce house, music. Information: 641-680-1403.

Pray for World Freedom and Peace, Ron Prill Bandstand, Central Park, noon.

Reading Program, for 3- to 12-year-old children, reading, crafts, Birmingham Library, 1-2 p.m.

Fairfield Farmers’ Market, with Nauvoo on The Road activities, Howard Park, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: www.fairfieldfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, noon.

Narcotics Anonymous, New Life Community Church, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Alanon, New Life Community Church, noon.

 

SUNDAY

Fairfield’s 175th Birthday Celebration, Fairfield 175th Celebration Car Show hosted by Andy Nelson and Heartland Rod & Custom, Fairfield square, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; historic photo and memorabilia display, Iowa State Construction, 9 a.m.-noon; Jake McVey acoustic concert, 1-3 p.m.; raffle for commemorative quilt, 1:15 p.m.

Richland Homecoming, ecumenical church service, Richland Central Park, 10 a.m.

Keosauqua Celebration, July Fourth and 175th birthday, community church service, City Park, 10 a.m.; lunch; kids parade, 1 p.m.; kids activities, 1 p.m.; Tarnished Brass Band, 2 p.m.; free ice cream and birthday cake, 3 p.m.

Square Dance Workshop and Square Dance, with international caller Jerry Story, Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Building, workshop, 10 a.m.-noon; dance, 2-4:30 p.m. Information: 472-6434 or www.fairfieldsquaredance.com.

Alzheimer’s & Dementia South-Central Iowa Support Group, Good Samaritan Home, Ottumwa, 2-3 p.m. Information: 800-272-3900.

St. Louis Cardinal and Fairfield Trojan Baseball Games, Fairfield Park and Recreation Department bus trip to Busch Stadium, bus departing 7:30 a.m. Roosevelt Community Recreation Center. Information: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

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

 

MONDAY

“Engineering Paper I, Basics,” first day of art classes for fourth- through eighth-graders, Fairfield Art Association Studio, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Attend for the week or by the class. Registration: aliciacarradus@yahoo.com.

Clinton Lodge No. 15, regular meeting, Masonic Lodge, 7:30 p.m.

Healthy Kids Day Camp, first day of session 5, Roosevelt Community Recreation Center, 9 a.m. to noon. Information and registration: 472-6159 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Red Cross Swim Lessons, first day of session 1, times vary according to class level, Roosevelt Aquatic Center. Information and registration: 472-7088 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Tiny Tots Swim Lessons, first day of session 4B, Roosevelt Aquatic Center, 5:15-5:45 p.m. Information and registration: 472-7088 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Toddler & Parent Swim Lessons, first day of session 1, Roosevelt Aquatic Center, 10:30-11 a.m. Information and registration: 472-7088 or www.fairfieldparksandrec.org.

Blood Drive, First United Methodist Church, 2-6 p.m. Appointments: 472-5762.

Readathon, for youth in fourth grade and up, Birmingham Library, 7-8 p.m. Wear pajamas; bring a snack.

Mime, Masks and Magic, with Max Gilbert, Fairfield Public Library, 1:30 p.m. Free. Everyone welcome.

Story Time, Fairfield Public Library, 10:30 a.m. Information: 472-6551.

Packwood Community Coffee Club, Packwood Community Building, 9-10 a.m.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous, 107 Market St., Keosauqua, 8 p.m. Call 641-777-4700.

 

TUESDAY

Fairfield Municipal Band Concert, Ron Prill Bandstand, Central Park, 8 p.m.

Technology Tuesday Workshop, “Basic PC & Internet Skills, Part 2” 10-11:30 a.m.; repeated 6-7:30 p.m., Fairfield Public Library. Registration and refundable deposit required at front desk.

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

Children’s Vaccination Clinic, Jefferson County Public Health office, 1-4 p.m. Call 472-5929.

HELPS, Fairfield Foursquare Church, 6 p.m. Call 233-5086.

Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club, Fairfield Hy-Vee Food and Drug Store Club Room, 7:40-9:15 p.m. Information: 641-451-1847.

Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, noon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, women, First Presbyterian Church, 7 p.m.

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

Submit calendar items to: The Fairfield Ledger at PO Box 110, Fairfield 52556; lifestyles@ffledger.com; or 112 E. Broadway Ave. Be sure to include: the name of the event; location; date and time; and a phone number of a person to contact in case of questions.

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