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Shellsburg Public Library prepares to hold Summer Reading Program

Shellsburg Public LibrarySHELLSBURG SUMMER READING PROGRAMClick here to download the flyer (pdf)WHERE: SHELLSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY110 MAIN ST SHELLSBURGWHEN: Program begins June 9-July 28 2021Wednesday mornings 9:00-11:00WHO:  Ages 0-18We Welcome Adult volunteers also!We will have Free books, crafts, snacks and prizes.Join us for a fun time and keep reading!319-436-2112director@shellsburg.

AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS - POST 166 TO HOST A BENEFIT RIDE JUNE 5TH

The American Legion Riders, Post #166, out of Shellsburg, will be holding a benefit ride on Saturday, June 5th  9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to raise money to help our veterans, their families, including those that serve them and our communities. Kickstands will go up at 10:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per person.There will also be a freewill donation breakfast from 8-10 a.
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2021 Benton County Shelter In Relay For Life: Sunday, June 6th

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Benton County, a virtual event, will be held Sunday, June 6th, 2021, at 5:00 PM. This date is also the 34th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. National Cancer Survivors Day is a CELEBRATION for those who have survived, an INSPIRATION for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of SUPPORT for families, and an OUTREACH to the community.

Kids Fisherie Fishing Seminar and Fisherie June 5

Enjoy the great outdoors and learn to fish on Iowa’s FREE fishing weekend!• Rodger’s Park - 2113 57th St Trail, Vinton• Saturday, June 5 -- weather permitting• 8:30 am registration • 9 am Fishing Seminar – Fisherie over at 11:30 am• Learn how to rig a rod & reel• DNR rules & regulations• Door prize drawing for Kids

P.E.O. Chapters MZ and HG to meet June 12th

P.E.O. Chapters MZ and HG will meet Saturday, June 12th, at the Vinton Country Cub for brunch at 9:30 AM.  Please call Brenda to make your reservation by June 8th.

Trees Forever Offering Stewards of the Beautiful Land Summer Courses

Trees Forever and the University of Northern Iowa's Tallgrass Prairie Center announce the revival of a popular workshop series focused on caring, planting and managing native prairie and trees.The first of four online classes will be held on June 8, with the following classes to be held monthly throughout the summer on July 13, August 10, and September 14, from 6:00 p.

Lions Club Celebrates 100th Year July 6

Caption: Trained in using a special camera, Vinton Lions members for decades have provided a valuable free service to help identify possible visual problems in young children. Sight-saving and help to visually impaired is a Lions' priority. Among other projects supported by Lions is the Leader Dog program.Vinton Lions Club invites the community to help us celebrate our 100 Years of Service on July 6, 2021 from 5-8PM at Celebration Park.

2021 Iowa State Park Passport Offers Open Road, Endless Adventures

The Iowa Tourism Office and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources today announced [upd]s to the popular Iowa State Park Passport to give consumers a fun and engaging way to track their visits to state parks. The launch follows 2020’s successful centennial anniversary, with nearly 30,000 check-ins at parks across the state.Consumers who are looking to explore the state's beautiful landscapes can sign up for he free passport at https://www.

Friends of the Center Point Library to hold Book Sale June 11,12

The Friends of the Center Point Library's annual used book sale will be Friday, June 11, 3-7,, and Saturday, June 12, 9-1:30, in the Library community room.  Hardcovers are $1, paperbacks 50 cents and children's books 25 cents.  There will be a special sale of books and collectibles belonging to Center Point "cat lady" and Library benefactor the late Marilyn Andersen.

Nathan's Miles Glow Trail to open May 27

Click to view the story behind Nathan's Smile I mean Nathan's Miles.Vinton Parks and Recreation will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Nathan's Miles Glow Trail on Thursday evening, May 27th at 9:30 p.m. on the corner of the Vinton-Shellsburg High School. The trail is named in honor of Vinton's City Council Member Nathan Hesson who passed away in January of this year.
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