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Neighbors Growing Together | Sep 23, 2014
CALENDAR

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Jul 02, 2014

WEDNESDAY

Night Hike, “From Twilight into Darkness, Jefferson County Park, 8:30-10 p.m. Do not bring flashlights. Preregistration appreciated, but not required. Second-graders and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Information: 472-4421.

Fairfield Trojans Athletic Boosters Club, Fairfield Elks Lodge, 7 p.m. Information: trojanathlecticboosters@hotmail.com.

Fairfield Farmers’ Market, Howard Park, 3-6 p.m. Information: fairfieldfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous, First Presbyterian Church, 8 p.m.

Community Support Group, Optimae Lifeservices, 4 p.m. Call 472-5771.

 

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.

Fairfield High School Class of 1959, monthly coffee, Yummy’s, 9 a.m.

Fairfield High School Class of 1956, monthly breakfast, Fairfield Hy-Vee Food and Drug Store, 7:30 a.m.

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

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

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

NEST Classes, Jefferson County ISU Extension Office, 11 a.m.-noon, 2-3 p.m., 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, noon and 8 p.m.

 

FRIDAY

Because of the July Fourth holiday, some regularly scheduled events could be postponed. 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.

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.

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.

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

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