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Events And Activities

Beef and Noodle Dinner, Saturday, March 26 5-7 p.m.

Join the Garrison Lions this Saturday at the Garrison Emergency Center for their Beef & Noodles Supper. Serving will be from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. There will be dine-in and drive-through options available. The menu will be homemade Beef & Noodles, green beans, a roll, and fruit. Meals are available for a free-will donation.All proceeds support local scholarships, community events, and community groups.

VFD Spring Fish Fry Fundraiser 2022, Friday, March 25

This Friday, March 25, from 4-7 the Vinton Fire Department will be holding their Fish Fry Fundraiser at the fire station. *Free-will donation*Our annual fish fry fundraiser serving our hand-breaded fried fish, coleslaw, baked beans, dinner roll, and a great selection of homemade desserts. Dine-in or carry-out available.Proceeds will be added to the funds required to replace our current Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) that are nearing the end of the NFPA compliant lifespan.
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Eco-Extravaganza: Feelin' the Heat with the BCC April 23

On Saturday, April 23 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Benton County Conservation will be holding an Eco-Extravaganza at the Benton County Conservation Center located at 5718 20th Ave. Dr., Vinton.Smokey the Bear will be there... Will you?Come learn about prairies, fire safety, play games, make crafts and more! This event is free and is suitable for the whole family.

Dementia Live will be hosted at the Vinton Public Library March 29

On Tuesday, March 29th at 10 a.m a program that will be geared toward caregivers, Home Care Assistance at the Vinton Public Library. Home Care Assistance will lead an interactive program that helps attendees understand the challenges of living with dementia.

American Legion to hold Tenderloin Dinner Thursday, March 24

On Thursday, March 24, from 5-7 p.m. the American Legion George G Luckey Post 57 will hold a Tenderloin Dinner. The cost for the meal is $10.00. The meal includes an 8 oz. Tenderloin, french fries, coleslaw and dessert for $10.00.The Legion is located at 105 R Ave. in Vinton. 
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Iowans interested in issues vital to rural communities are invited to attend the 2022 Iowa Rural Summit, organized by the Iowa Rural Development Council. The event will be held on April 12th and 13th at the Gateway Hotel and Convention Center in Ames, Iowa. Communities are encouraged to register teams of three, though individuals are also eligible to attend the event.

Holy Week Services for the Heart of Mary Cluster

Below please find the schedule for our Holy Week services in the Heart of Mary cluster.  We appreciate you sharing this information as you are able to do so.  Thank you!Holy Thursday, April 14 - Mass of the Lord's Supper - 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary, UrbanaGood Friday, April 15 - The Passion of the Lord - 5:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart, WalkerHoly Saturday, April 16 - Easter Vigil - 7:30 p.

Wesley Mobile Food Pantry Vinton Saturday, March 19

The monthly food distribution at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 516 2nd Ave., Vinton is this Saturday, March 19th from 10-11 am.Anyone needing assistance with groceries is welcome!Hope to see you there.
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Shellsburg Area Community Group (SACG) - Easter Egg Hunt April 9

Shellsburg Area Community Group's Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be back in the Shellsburg City Park for 2022! It will be held on Saturday, April 9th at 10:00! More info to come!

Farmers Market begins June 2

Be sure to mark your calendars, VPRD Farmers Market will be held every Thursday from June 2nd through August 25th! Lots of fun & exciting events planned and we have the best vendors around, you don't want to miss out!*If you are interested in being a vendor please contact Ryan Anderson at 319-472-4164 or stop by the recreation center and pick u
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