Events And Activities
On Tuesday, March 1, mountain climber, Jen Loeb, will share a presentation about her adventures climbing the seven highest peaks in the world! The presentation will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Vinton Public Library
Vinton Unlimited has released flyers throughout Vinton which list events that will be happening throughout the year here in Vinton. See the flyer below, and pick one up at area businesses!Back page below.
Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 5 – 7 p.m. the American Legion George G Luckey Post 57 will hold a Tenderloin Dinner. The cost is $10 and includes an 8oz Tenderloin, French Fries, Cole Slaw and a dessert. The tenderloins will be fried in soybean oil in the fryers.
The Iowa Cat Chasers will hold a Father's day Open on June 18-19 from noon until noon at the Koszia Boat Ramp in Belle Plaine. This is a 24 hour tournament with a 15 fish limit.There will be 3 classes of competition:1. Rod and Reel, $252. Diddy poles only, $253. Rod and reel and diddy poles,$50Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. on June 18 and the tournament will start at noon.
The Vinton Public Library will be offering two events specifically for children. The first is Quest a Roleplaying Game for Teens. The fun happens every Thursday in March with the first on March 3rd beginning at 4:00 p.m.Quest is a thrilling roleplaying game about amazing people in a world of magic and danger. Everyone is welcome, and you can be whoever you want to be.
In partnership with Vinton Early Learning Center, caregivers and their preschoolers are invited to participate in a fun program that provides ideas for reading, music & movement, and crafts!Join in the fun at the Vinton Public Library on Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m.
Friends of the Center Point Library are thinking of spring cleaning—not theirs, yours.Friends is planning the annual used book sale and realizing that, although we may not be over covid, we’re over the “covid cleaning” compulsion. That means fewer used books donated to the Library which means fewer books for Friends to sell which means less Friends funds for Library programs and projects.
Removing Litter Across Iowa: Keep Iowa Beautiful Invites Iowans to Participate in the Great American Cleanup with Pick-Up IowaKeep Iowa Beautiful invites Iowans to join the Great American Cleanup and an estimated 3 million volunteers across the nation by removing litter from public areas and nature reserves during Pick-Up Iowa from April 1 to July 31.
Jen Loeb, Everest Mountain ClimberTuesday March 1 at 6pmMarengo mountain climber, Jen Loeb, will present about her adventures in climbing the seven highest peaks in the world! Preschool StorytimeTuesdays in March at 10amGeared toward children 2-6 years old, this storytime will include fun stories, songs, and rhymes! Tai Chi for AdultsThursdays in March at 10amJoin Bryan Bruner from Heritage Area Agency on Aging as he leads participants in gentle Tai Chi sequences.
NEXT Sunday, February 27th, from Noon to 3pm, the Kirkwood Linn County Regional Center will be hosting Z102.9’s Gown Town! That afternoon, Z102.9 will open a 100% FREE, no-questions-asked Prom Shop inside Kirkwood Linn County Regional Center, 1770 Boyson Road, Hiawatha, Iowa. All dresses, shoes, jewelry and accessories will be distributed free of charge to high school girls in need of a dress for prom.