Events And Activities
Bake Sale Fundraiser for Adult Prom, Sunday April 16
There will be a bake sale on Sunday, April 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Casey's parking lot located at 1112 West 4th St. in Vinton.Items that will be available include: Brownies, Cookies, Muffins, fresh popcorn, Texas Sheet Cake and much more!Funds will be used to sponsor the Adult Prom Masquerade Ball that will be held on Satuday, May 19th.
Youth Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Trek July 23-30th
Youth Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Trek - NE MinnesotaFontana Training Day: July 20th, 4PM - 9PM (mandatory)Boundary Waters Trek: July 23rd – 30thAges 14-18; Cost $500; Registration limited to 5 youth.Pre-registration required.Embark on an adventure of a lifetime in the largest designated wilderness in the lower 48 states! Participants will be guided through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness by Naturalists from Buchanan and Benton County Conservation Boards.
Shellsburg Legion Annual Spring Fish Fry, Friday, April 28
The Shellsburg American Legion Annual Spring Fish Fry will be held on Friday, April 28 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. The Legion is located at 114 Main St SW.The meal includes: Fish, Baked Potato, Salad Bar, Juice and Coffee. Dine in or Carry out available. Cost is Adults: $15Children 5 - 10: $8 4 and under: Free. For questions, call 319-436-2069.
Youth Summer Guide June-August 2023
To register for any of these events, click HERE!BLASTBALL • Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 S1: 5-5:50 pmS2: 6-6:50 pm Ages 4-5 learn to bat and field on teams of 4-6 players. No gloves required. *Caregiver must partcipate with child. Location: Mark Miner field Cost: $20/session TBALL • Jun 1, 6, 8, 13, 20, 22 S1: 5:30-6:15 pmS2: 6:30-7:15 pm Kindergartners will be placed on teams and assigned coaches.
Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast 8-10 a.m.
The Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast is held from 8-10 a.m.On the menu every Saturday: Pancakes, Link Sausage and Scrambled Eggs.Click HERE to find the additional menu item for this week!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.
Annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt April 8, 10 a.m.
The Annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 8 at 10 am for ages 10 and under.Be sure to bring your cameras and smiles, the Easter Bunny will be there to pose for pictures with you! *In case of inclement weather, we will move to the Skate Center.
Holy Week ServicesFriday, April 7 Noon Wesley United Methodist Church, Vinton First Presbyterian Church - Shellsburg There will be a Good Friday service at the First Presbyterian Church in Shellsburg.5:00 p.m.Zion Lutheran ChurchZion Lutheran Church in Shellsburg, will be holding the following services:April 7, 7:30 p.
Secretary Naig Invites Students to Enter the 2023 Choose Iowa Calendar Contest
Contest winners to be honored at the Iowa State FairIowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is encouraging school-age students to participate in the 2023 Choose Iowa Calendar Contest hosted by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Artwork submitted should feature at least one aspect of Iowa agriculture, with an emphasis on food, livestock or crop production.
Celebrate National Library Week April 23-29, 2023
Vinton Public Library encourages all community members to visit the library during National Library Week, April 23-29, to explore all they have to offer.Most people know about the wealth of stories available at the library, from picture books and large print to audiobooks and ebooks. But there's so much more to the story of libraries.Libraries are welcoming spaces that bring communities together for entertainment, education, and connection through book clubs, storytimes, movie nights, crafting classes, lectures, and more.
Iowa Pork Producers and Iowa Cubs looking for the state’s best backyard barbecue
(Clive, Iowa) April 4, 2023 – The Iowa Pork Producers Association is partnering with the Iowa Cubs and Cactus Cares to host the inaugural BBQ & Brew at the Ballpark. The event will feature a Backyard BBQ Competition, with proceeds benefiting local food pantries. Amateur grill masters from across Iowa are invited to showcase their skills cooking high quality Iowa pork.