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Kids Fisherie Fishing Seminar and Fisherie June 5

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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.
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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.

Memorial Day Services in the area

Memorial Day Services will be held at the following locations and times.Vinton11:00 a.m.The George G. Luckey Post 57 105 North R Ave., VintonConstance M. Arens Lt. Colonel, Retired will be speaking.Mt. Auburn10:30 a.m. Service at the Cemetery11:00 a.m. Program at the Legion Hall 202 2nd St., Mt. Auburn Shellsburg11:00 a.m. Oakwood CemeteryThe Ray & Virginia Boyer Post 166 The American Legion 3rd District Tomb of the Unknown float will be on display an will be honoring the 100 Year Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown in Arlington, Virginia.

Opal & Hazel's Wood Fired Pizza Celebrate 1st Anniversary May 29 at Riverside

Opal and Hazel's Wood Fired Pizza Celebrates 1st Anniversary this Friday at Riverside Park Opal & Hazels Wood Fired Pizza began just a year ago, in May of 2020. Scott and Annette Merchant discovered wood-fired pizza for the first time at a fair and absolutely loved it. They said, "For several years after that, we always tried to find wood-fired pizza on vacations or any place else we went."Having already built an outdoor kitchen on their patio, they decided that a wood-fired pizza oven would be a great addition.

VFW Post 8884 offers FREE Breakfast to Veterans and First Responders, May 30

On Sunday, May 30th, the VFW Post 8884 will be offering a FREE breakfast to every Veteran and First Responder. The cost for everyone else will be a freewill donation. Serving will be from 7:00-12:00 p.m.The menu consists of:Biscuits and Sausage GravyScrambled EggsScrambled Eggs with onions and peppersHasbrownsSausage, Egg and Cheese on an English MuffinCoffee, Milk and JuiceThe Post is located at 5999 25th Avenue Trail, Vinton.
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