Events And Activities
Join the Fun Benefit Ride for Pink Heals July 15
Pink Heals Easter Iowa will host a benefit ride on Saturday, July 15. Funds raised go toward the task of Pink Heals which is to bring a smile to those battling cancer. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. with kickstand up at 11:00 a.m.The ride will begin at the Ron Da Voo in Vinton/1st Stop - Brogan's in Palo2nd Stop - Double Z - Cedar Rapids, 1-3:00 p.
Windsor Manor would like to invite you to paint with them!
Kelsey McWilliams would like to invite you to paint along with the residents from Windsor Manor. On June 10th, 2023, beginning at 2:00 PM the Vinton Guild for Fine Arts will be at Windsor Manor conducting a painting project. Our residents would like to invite the community to join them. I was wondering if there was any way you could write a little blurb on this.
Trivia Night FUNdraiser, June 17
The First Christian Church in Center Point and CPU Crew have teamed up to host a Trivia Night FUNdraiser. The event will be held on June 17th at 7:00 p.m. at the Anderson Center in Center Point. The event will be used to raise funds to send youth to camp and support the Crew in their activities around Center Point. The cost is $12.50 per person with a limit of 8 people per team.
2023 BENTON COUNTY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE
Relay For Life is a community of survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and participants who believe that the future can be free from cancer. Money raised from Relay directly supports members of our community by funding breakthrough research, 24/7 support for people with cancer, access to lifesaving screenings, and much more.The American Cancer Society leads the fight against cancer with some important goals:** Cancer Research – A generation of research depends on what we do right now.
Memorial Day Service Schedules
Memorial Day Schedule7:30-10:30 a.m. Coffee and Rolls served at the Township Hall (Bear Creek Church)We will be taking a free-will donation to help raise money to paint and replace the roof of the church.9:00 a.m.Bear Creek Cemetery will hold their annual Memorial Day service. 10:00 a.m.The George G. Luckey American Legion Post in Vinton will hold a Memorial Day service at 10:00 a.
Farmers Market will begin next Thursday, June 1
Join the fun at our special “community celebration” every Thursday night. Music, entertainment, games, and activities held each week. Hot sandwiches served at our outdoor café. This market showcases the best of Benton County producers of fruits, vegtables, jams, baked goods, and more! If you are interested in becoming a vendor or would like more information, call the VPRD office at 319-472-4164.
Dinosaur Week at the Vinton Public Library the week of June 5
There is fun for all ages this week at the Vinton Public Library! There is a program or event at the library every day this week. Our special events are fun for all ages! Tuesday, 6/6- Dinosaur Dimensions @ 10:30 am Thursday, 6/8- Will Stuck @ 1 pm Other fun activities Monday @ 10 am- Build with blocks/legos plus create a pterodactyl craft Wednesda
Friends of the Center Point Library annual book sale, June 9
Friends of the Center Point Library will hold their annual used book sale beginning on Thursday, June 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will be held in the little basement community room of the Library located at 720 Main Street. The sale continues on Friday, June 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 10 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Hangar Flying with Harry Kintzle June 4, at the Center Point Historical Society
On Sunday, June 4 at 2:00 p.m., at the Center Point Historical Society Depot Museum, 700 E. Washington St., a presentation featuring “Hangar Flying with Harry,”will be held. This is an informal visit with Harry Kintzle, an 85-year-old pilot who is still flying his 77-year-old Aeronca Champ off of his Coggon farm strip. Local flying and sky-diving stories, laughs, and cookies.
BENTON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE 2023: CELEBRATE, HONOR, REMEMBER
The Benton County 2023 Relay For Life is fast approaching. It will be held on Sunday, June 4th – National Cancer Survivors’ Day – from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Benton Community High School track in Van Horne. Teams and participants can sign up by going to the American Cancer Society website and searching for the specific relay event. At Relay For Life no donation is too small because each and every dollar counts.