Events And Activities

Shellsburg American Legion Breakfast Every Saturday 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Every Saturday from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. go out for breakfast at the Shellsburg American Legion!Never forget that at every minute of every day, there are members of our Armed Forces in harm's 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. For questions, call the Legion at 436-2069.

A Man Called Otto/Ove Discussion February 4 at the Vinton Public Library

Read "A Man Called Ove", watch "A Man Called Otto" and join us for a book and movie discussion.Everyone is welcome! "A Man Called Otto" is showing at the Vinton Palace Theater this weekend, of January 27th-29th! Join us for a Book and Movie discussion, Saturday, February 4 from 9-10 a.m. at the Vinton Public Library.

Benefit Breakfast for AJ Gale - February 5th 8 a.m.-Noon

There will be a Benefit Breakfast at Keystone Turner Hall on Sunday, February 5th from 8 until noon to assist the family of AJ Gale.The meal consists of ham/sausage egg bakes, sausage links, pancakes and assorted sweets.AJ Gale is seven years old and lives in Keystone, Iowa. He loves telling jokes with his AAC device, dancing to music with a good beat, and messy play - like painting! AJ also has Down Syndrome and a list of medical diagnoses, including only having "half a heart" (hypoplastic left heart syndrome).

Benton County Conservation Ice Fishing Tournament Saturday, February 11

It’s that time of year again for the Benton County Conservation Ice Fishing Tournament! This year's tournament will be at Rodgers Park, 2113 57th St. Trail, Vinton.Parking and arrival start at 7:00 am with registration starting at 7:30 am at the Enclosed Shelter. At 8:30 am augering and fishing start.Individuals 16 and older must present a valid fishing license to participate.

Pasta Bar Fundraiser February 11, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

The new Cedar-Mt. Auburn Community Club is hosting a pasta and salad bar fundraiser. The club is working on obtaining the Legion building by creating a non-profit organization (501(3)c). We want to continue the community events, such as the Easter Egg Hunt, Annual Town, Celebration, Christmas Celebration, and possibly more! These fundraisers will help support the overhead costs of thebuilding and provide a venue to fellowship with your friends and neighbors.

Shellsburg Lions Bingo Nights January 14 & 28

The Shellsburg Lions will hold Bingo at the Legion on Jan 14 and 28. The Legion will provide food. The Blackout is guaranteed to be $50. Come have some fun, win a bingo and celebrate other activities. For questions call 319-389-2682.

Books + Coffee = Happy!

Grab a friend and stop into the library Friday mornings in January at 9:00 a.m. for some Brickside coffee!Check out an armload of books to enjoy over the weekend!

Izaak Walton to hold Red Ryder BB Gun Shoot February 18

The Izaak Walton is inviting the public to come out for a Red Ryder BB gun shoot. On February 18, 2023, from 10 am to 3 pm. Kids and adults are welcome to bring their own Red Ryder style bb guns and receive shooting instruction from a certified firearms instructor inside our clubhouse.You will need to have safety glasses to shoot. We will also have BB guns on hand and Eyeware if someone is without them.

Toddler Time: Cuddly Critters February 3

Toddler Time: Cuddly Critters will be held on February 3, from 10-11:30 a.m. The event will take place at the Benton County Nature Center located at 5718 20th Ave. Dr., Vinton. Join us for Cuddle Critters where we will learn about some of Iowa's cutest critters. The program will include a book and puppets. Toddler time is suitable for kids under the age of 5.

Vinton American Legion 57 to hold Tenderloin Dinner Friday, January 13

The Vinton American Legion will hold a tenderloin dinner on FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2023 beginning at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.Cost for the Tenderloin Dinner is $15.00 and includes: tenderloin, french fries, cole slaw and a dessert. The legion is located at 105 N. R Ave. in Vinton. 
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