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Pack 47 would like to invite everyone to participate in their 2nd Annual Cake Auction. The Scouts are making cakes for Auction to raise money for the Pack Scouting Program. Do you like to bake? We have an open class for any age group who would like to participate. Please see attached flyer with details and rules.

MOPS & MomsNext to provide the Annual Twice-Loved Toy Shop

By Valerie Close · November 4th, 2018
Just in time for Christmas, the Moms of Vinton MOPS & MomsNext are hosting our annual Twice-Loved Toy Shop. This year, the shop will be held downtown at E.C.H.O. Mnistries located at 109 W. 4th St., Ste A.(located just next to LaGrange Pharmacy). Donate gently used toys and have the opportunity to shop our “new to you” inventory of toys and games for a free will donation.

Merry Christmas to All, and to all a Patriotic Good Night

By Valerie Close · November 3rd, 2018
The 8th Annual Veteran's Patriotic Christmas Parade theme will be "Veterans Thanking Hometown U.S.A.". The parade will take place on Thursday Evening, November 15 beginning at 6:00 p.m.. If you would like to line up to be in the parade, meet at 5:30 east and south of the Methodist church (6th St.

The Vinton Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities and events for the adult population within our community that have mental and/or physical disabilities. Through our programming, we strive to provide engaging environments that provide affordable opportunities for socialization, recreation and fun! Advance registration is required for many of these activities.

Fall Craft and Bake Sale at Skate Center

By Valerie Close · October 28th, 2018
There will be a Fall Craft and Bake Sale this Saturday, November 3, at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center from 8:00-1:00 p.m. The annual event features crafts, baked good and other items from all over the area. Vendors need to contact the VPRD office for registration materials. No admission charge, but a vendor fee does apply.

Halloween Events

By Valerie Close · October 24th, 2018
Beginning on Saturday, October 27 The Spooktacular Day will take place at the Benton County Courthouse lawn, beginning at 10 a.m. for grade school and younger children. There will be games and pumpkins to decorate and treats. The children will then participate in the downtown trick-or-treat parade,at 10:45 visiting many businesses.

La Porte-Dysart FFA plans Nov. 11 pancake breakfast at Ag Museum

By Valerie Close · October 23rd, 2018
The La Porte Dysart FFA will sponsor a pancake breakfast on Sunday, November 11th, from 9-12:30 at the La Porte City FFA Historical and Ag Museum located at 408 Main, La Porte City. This amazing breakfast is featuring fresh off the griddle pancakes and sausages along with fresh fruit, orange juice and coffee.

An Italian Supper and Silent Auction benefit to help the Raul and Pastor Jessica Munoz-Crane family will be held on Sunday, November 18 from 4-7 p.m. at the Vinton Presbyterian Church. Jesse Santiago Munoz-Crane was born on Saturday, August 18, and he has been diagnosed with a rare genetic disease called Severe Combined Immune Disorder (SCID).

Duffy Hudson, known nationally for his ability to present a variety of historical characters, will bring his Harry Houdini show to the Vinton library on Tuesday, Nov. 6, Hudson explains how he came to add the Houdini show to his routine: "Like many of you I have long held a fascination for Houdini.

Legion to hold it's last Tenderloin Dinner of the season

By Valerie Close · October 17th, 2018
Come on out to the Vinton American Legion, Thursday October 25, from 5:00 to 7:00 .pm, for our last Tenderloin Dinner, of this year. Cost is $8.00, and inclides a 6 oz Tenderloin on a Kaiser Bun, with French Fries, Coleslaw and a Dessert. The Legion is located at 105 North R Ave.

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