Events And Activities
Each Wednesday evening from now through Christmas, Margie Ortgeisen will be reading, "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dicken at the Vinton Public Library. The readings will be from 7-8:00 p.m.
Santa Claus will be taking a break from the workshop long enough to visit with children at the Vinton Public Library. He will make his stop on Thursday, December 7. Join us at the Vinton Public Library for Storytime with Santa! 5 pm activities: Cookie decorating DIY necklace Coloring sheets *while supplies last* 5:30 pm: Storytime with Santa
In Iowa it has become cliche to say “If you build it they will come”, but that is exactly what the Urbana Christian Church is hoping will occur on December 16. On the 16th the Church will be hosting a live nativity at their location at 108 E Jefferson Ave in Urbana.“We as a church are continually looking for a way to engage with the community,” Pam Gibbs the minister replied.
Farmers Savings Bank & Trust will be holding its Annual Holiday Open House, Friday December 1st starting at 8:30 am until closing at 5:00 pm. We are proud to continue this holiday tradition of giving away Vinton Value Dollars to lucky winners as well as offering our guests the opportunity to sign up for a $3 donation to the local church of their choice.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church - 1206 C Avenue in Vinton, Iowa Sunday, December 17, 9:00 a.m.There will be a special Christmas Program during the worship beginning at 9:00 a.m.A Christmas Eve Holy Communion Candlelight Service will also be held on Sunday, December 24th at 5:30 and 10:30 p.m.The public is invited to attend.First Christian Church - 1209 W 13th St.
Get into the holiday spirit! Compete for citywide bragging rights as the Vinton Parks and Recreation Department is conducting its 5th Annual "Deck the House" contest. Register your home or business now! Eligible houses and businesses must be within City limits.An address form and map with all registered addresses will be posted at www.vprdzone.com, Vinton Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page, and at the Vinton Rec Center on Friday, December 8.
The Young Adult Christmas Historical Fiction Novel, "The Silent Starts Go By" will be the Community Book Club selection. The meeting will be on Saturday, December 9th at 9:15 a.m. at the Vinton Public Library. Join us as we discuss the book!
Vinton Parks and Rec has coordinated with the North Pole and has arranged a visit with Santa. Bring the kids to the Skate Center in Vinton on Saturday morning December 9th at 9:00 a.m. Santa will arrive at 10:00 a.m. so that the children can talk with him while mom and dad grab a photo. The kids will also receive a present. Tickets are $5 per person.
Do you need a place to wrap gifts out of sight of the kids or the spouse? Bring your gifts to the Vinton Public Library on Tuesday, December 5th from 6-8:00 p.m.Materials will be provided to wrap your gifts!
Support the Urbana Legion on Saturday, December 2nd, from 6:30 am to 11:00 am. The Urbana Legion will be serving biscuits and gravy, pancakes, sausage patties, eggs, orange juice, milk, & coffee. A freewill donation will be accepted.