Events And Activities

“CHOCOLATE LOVE” VALENTINE’S PARTY AT CENTER POINT MUSEUM SATURDAY FEB. 10

The Center Point Historical Society is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a free-to-the-public chocolate festival party at the Depot Museum, 700 E. Washington St., from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, February 10. The “Chocolate Love” party will have a chocolate fountain, a unique kissing booth, assorted chocolate goodies, and a hot chocolate bar. The 2024 Historical Society theme is natural history.

YOUTH RIVER RAIDERS - UPPER IOWA RIVER - AGES 11-13 - June 19-21

Registration for all events is required by visiting https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Benton.aspx unless otherwise stated. SAVE THE DATE - JUNE 19-21, 2024RIVER RAIDERS - UPPER IOWA RIVERYOUTH AGES 11-13$100 PER YOUTHAdventure awaits around every bend! Youth will canoe, camp, cook outdoors, and learn wilderness skills on this two-night, three-day excursion! Participants will paddle their way around winding bends, rapids, scenic waterfalls, cold springs, and 200-foot chimney bluffs.

Book Club - The Woman in the Library, Saturday, January 13

Join us at the Vinton Public Library for a Community Book Club discussion on January 13th at 9:15 a.m. as we discuss "The Woman at the Library" by Sulari Gentill. This book club is for adults and is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome!

Benton County 4-H to present "Snow Spectacular" at the Library January 5th

The Benton County 4-H will present a "Snow Spectacular" event at the Vinton Public Library on January 5th beginning at 2:00 p.m. This is an event that would be perfect for children in grades K-5th grades.Join us to learn about blizzards, explore how meteorologists use tools to forecast weather, and help people prepare for severe weather!

Vinton Public Library Red Carpet Fundraiser March 10th, 2024

Join us Sunday, March 10th, 2024 at 5 pm for a Red Carpet Fundraiser at the Vinton Public Library!  We will have drinks, appetizers, and movie trivia, along with 2 large screen TVs airing the Academy Awards Red Carpet Arrivals!  The event is open to patrons 21+, and we will be accepting free-will donations.  We are also selling raffle tickets for a 2-hour limo ride prior to the event, thanks in part to our sponsor Express Limousine Service of North Liberty.

Open Craft Night - Vinton Public Library After Hours for Adults

Open Craft Night will be held at the Vinton Public Library after hours event for adults!Bring your own craft project to the library, and spend time with others in our community!Everyone is welcome - no craft? No problem! We'll have colored pencils, jigsaw puzzles and a paint by number canvas available. This event will take place on Thursday, January 4th at 6:00 p.

Raising School Ready Readers Event Workshop Series begins on January 4th

Invest in your child's future! Learn fun ways to engage children in literacy play and turn everyday experiences into learning activities to help children be ready for school. Families participate together in hands-on activities that support early literacy skills in six areas.Adults and caregivers and children ages 3-6 are welcome! This is a series of five 90-minute workshops.

Building Better Birders Workshop April 13, 2024

Registration for all events is required by visiting https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Benton.aspx unless otherwise stated.Building Better BirdersApril 13th, 7AM-3:00PM at Nature Center; $20/ per bird houseBenton County Conservation is hosting a Building Better Birders Workshop where bird watchers, “birders,” will learn the basics about birding and have a chance to put their knowledge into practice.

Flora, Fauna & Females - Dutch Oven Cooking March 8th

Registration for all events is required by visiting https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Benton.aspx unless otherwise stated.Flora, Fauna & Females - Dutch Oven CookingMarch 8th, 6:30PM at Rodgers Park - Grilling Garden; $10/PersonCelebrate International Women’s Day and make some new gal pals along the way! During this program, we will learn how to cook using a Dutch oven by making our own dinner and dessert! This program will include an appetizer, two entrees (with a vegetarian and gluten free option), and desserts.

January Event Calendar for the Vinton Public Library

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