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Events And Activities

Trick or Treating Events for tonight

Tuesday, October 31 Trick or Treating in Vinton will be held on Tuesday, October 31 from 5-8:00 p.m.4:30-5:30 p.m.Blessed Hope Community Church, 1509 S. M Ave. Vinton, Trunk or Treat at Blessed Hope Decorated cars will be lined up in our church parking lot (1509 S M Ave.) Tons of candy - Free hot dogs, chips, & bottled water.Windsor Manor, 1807 W 5th St.

Benton County Public Health offers SafeSitter Babysitting Classes 12/2/23

Benton County Public Health is excited to begin teaching SafeSitter babysitting courses here in Benton County beginning Saturday, December 2nd, 2023 at the Vinton Public Library. The SafeSitter babysitting course curriculum has been around for decades, and allows students opportunities to interact with their peers as they learn everything from personal & internet safety, to first aid & choking rescue skills, to business skills and behavior management.
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Shellsburg Legion holding Fish Fry Friday, October 27, 5-8 p.m.

Shellsburg American Legion Fish FryThe Shellsburg Legion Fall Fish Fry will be on October 27. Serving dine in and take out from 5 PM to 8 PM$15.00The Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast is held each Saturday. The hours are 8 - 10 am. Click here to download the breakfast menu (PDF).Never forget that at every minute of every day, there are members of our Armed Forces in harms way and we need to pray for their safety and return home soonWe appreciate the past support for all the community does for the American Legion.

Open Craft Night at the Vinton Public Library November 7

The November Programming Calendar for the Vinton Public Library includes an Open Craft Night for Adults on November 7 from 6-8:00 p.m.  The library will remain open after hours for our patrons to bring in their own craft projects to work on, while enjoying refreshments at the library and the company of others in our community.Remember to

AMVETS to hold fundraiser at Dollar Fresh

The local AMVETS will hold the last fundraiser for the season this weekend. They AMVETS will be at Dollar Fresh Friday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The group will be serving brats, hot dogs hamburger saurkraut, soda and  chips for a free donation.Come on out and support the AMVETS
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Vinton Public Library offers a full schedule of events and additional family fun

The Vinton Public Library offers events in addition to their regularly scheduled programming. The November calendar is attached to view below.In addition to the regular events, on November 22, there will be a chance to create your own Macy’s Parade Float: This is an opportunity for individuals, families and groups to get creative and make th

Vinton Public Library to offer introductory presentation on the use of "Libby"

The November Programming Calendar for the Vinton Public Library includes a special session  to help patrons use "Libby." It is an Informational Session that will be held on November 2 at Noon and on November 21 at 5:00 p.m.  Libby is one of our options for ebooks and audiobooks, available to patrons that live in the City limits of Vinton, or in Rural Benton County.

December activities at Benton County Conservation

Corner Basket ClassDecember 2nd, 9am at Benton County Nature Center; $40Come weave with us at the Nature Center! We will be weaving corner baskets with a wooden, triangle base (8.5x8.5x12). Space is limited so registration is required before November 26th. Register by visiting www.mycountyparks.com. Registration fee to be paid on the day of the program by cash or check.
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Salem Witch Trials Presentation Thursday, October 19, 6:00 p.m.

Kelly Steffen a teacher at the Vinton Shellsburg High School will be making a presentation at the Vinton Public Library. On Thursday, October 19. beginning at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a special 'VPL After Hours' event, as Kelly Steffen shares her personal research on the Salem Witch Trials. You won't want to miss it! To celebrate National Friends of the Library Week, our library's newly formed Friends chapter will be serving refreshments at this event.

Upcycle Gift Bags, Bows & Tags November 30th, 6:30pm

Upcycle Gift Bags, Bows & TagsNovember 30th, 6:30pm at Benton County Nature CenterReduce, reuse, recycle, gift! We will be making gift bags, creating unique bows and custom gift tags during this program. Bring in old calendars, wrapping paper and cards to give them new life! BCC will have some items to create a gift bag. Feel free to bring snacks and beverages.
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