Events And Activities
The Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast will be held this Saturday from 8 - 10 am. We ask people to social distant at the tables (families of course can sit together) and wear masks if you choose.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.
If your children haven't yet had a chance to visit with Santa, he will be arriving at the Shellburg Fire Station on Saturday, December 11 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.
Santa Paws will be at Better Together on Saturday, December 11th, from 10 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.This will be the only chance to see Santa Paws this year, so be sure you don't miss it! Photos are $5 per 4x6 copy. All are welcome - two legged and four!Better Together is located at 211 W 4th St., in Vinton.
On Tuesday 7 December 2021 at 7 p.m. at the Palace Theater in Vinton a presentation will be given commemorating the 80th anniversary of the attacks on O'ahu, including the attack on Pearl Harbor. This program is presented free of charge, freewill donations are welcome. This event replaces the annual Memorial Ceremony formerly held at Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School.
Game on for Teens at a Tabletop Gaming night. Gamemasters Kevin and Becky Jones will lead a teen board game night at the Andersen Center Point Library Thursday, December 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.Forget Monopoly and Clue. New tabletop games provided for teens to learn will include Ticket to Ride, Gelatinous, Dominion, and others.The free event is sponsored by Friends of the Center Point Library.
Below please find the Christmas Mass schedule for the Heart of Mary Cluster. Friday, December 24th - St. Mary, Vinton - 4:00 p.m.Friday, December 24th - St. Mary, Urbana - 6:00 p.m.Saturday, December 25th - Sacred Heart, Walker - 8:00 a.m.Saturday, December 25th - St. Mary, Urbana - 9:30 a.m.There will NOT be a 5:15 Mass at Sacred Heart on Saturday, December 25th.
On Sunday the Women's Club of LaPorte City will hold their Holiday Tour of Homes. The cost of the tour is $10Tours will be held from 5-7:00 p.m. at the following homes.104 Chestnut St., Brooke and Corey Hewitt1002 Bishop Ave., Jan Pint405 Sweet Ave., Theresa and Troy Renaund5493 15th Ave., Mary Jo and Dean Fehl (shed)1515 55th St., Andrea and Brandt FehlWristbands will be available at LPC Connect or at all four locations.
The Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast will take place this Saturday from 8 - 10 am. We ask people to social distant at the tables (families of course can sit together) and wear masks if you choose.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.
On the last Tuesday of each month, whoever can, shows up for coffee/breakfast at Vinton Family Restaurant. At our November 30th coffee, we remembered our classmate, Nancy Erickson Stainbrook, who passed away since our last coffee. We also remembered our high-school music teacher Patricia Eash Hagen who also had just passed away.Members attending- Janet Anderson Williams, Sharon Boddicker Rhinehart, Janice McVey Sarchett, Anna Mae Johnson Tharp, Rsemary Flickinger Boisen, Ted Mann, Larry (Sue) Wiley, Rick Geater.
December Happenings STEAM for Kids at 3:30pmMondays Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27Kids in 3rd-5th grade are invited to participate in science, math, art, and engineering activities! Preschool Storytime at 10amTuesdays Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28Geared toward children 2-6 years old, this storytime will include fun stories, songs, and rhymes! Vinton Public Library Holiday Hours:Dec.