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Events And Activities

Unity Project Celebration at Vinton Public Library

Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.Participate in an interactive, larger-than-life art project that demonstrates the uniqueness and similarities of those in our community! The project will remain up for 2 weeks for visitors to view and add to. 

V-S FFA Plant Sale April 29-30 and May 6-7

Vinton-Shellsburg High School Plant Sales is having their Annual Plant Sale at the school Greenhouse located near the back parking lot. The dates of the sale are April 29th 3:30-6:30 P.M., April 30th 9:00 A.M.-12.00 P.M., May 6th 3:30-6:30 P.M., May 7th 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Plants include a variety of Annual Flowers, Vegetables, and Herbs. Greenhouse Management and other Agriculture students are eager to help you find the plants you want to beautify your home.
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Wesley United Methodist Rummage Sale Friday, May 6

Wesley United Methodist will be holding their rummage sale on Friday, May 6th from 8:30 to 3 and Saturday, the 7th from 9-11.  We are located at  516 2nd Ave in Vinton. There will be lots of household items, baked goods, fabric, clothes, china, candlewick glass, toys, books, etc. It’s freewill donation with the money going to support our mission projects.

Flea Market and Craft Fair Friday June 10 & 11

The VFW #8884 Post and Auxiliary will host a Flea Market and Craft Fair on  Friday, June 10 & 11 from 8-4:00 p.m. at 5999 25th Ave. Trail, Vinton (on county home road).Vendor Space will be $25 for both days there are not indoor or covered spaces. For a space call: Dale Henry, Post Commander at 319-693-9215or email cdr.post8884@gmail.comMail checks to:Post 8884 P.

Moving Sale, One Day Only

There will be a Moving Sale on Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.The sale will be located at 612 East 8h St. in Vinton. Sale will include:Men and women's clothing and shoes, Jewelry, Antiques, furniture, dishes and glassware, household items, lots of holiday items, toys, lots of new items and too much more to list. There will be som
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Update: Center Point-Urbana Graduates

NOTE TO CENTER POINT/URBANA GRADUATES:  The deadline for banquet reservations for the Center Point-Urbana All School Reunion on June 4 has been extended to MAY 10.  Send $20 per reservation with attendees' names to: CPU All School Reunion, 811 Valley Ct., Center Point IA 52213.To view the original story, click here. 

Annual Bike Safety Rodeo Tuesday, May 3, 5:00 p.m.

Vinton Parks and Recreation will be holding our Annual Bike Safety Rodeo to get your kids all prepped and ready for a summer of fun bike riding around town with friends and family.  The event will be on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in the Vinton Recreation Center Parking Lot.  Time of the event is 5pm.  Bring your bike to the

Vinton Public Library May programs

Adult Coloring Time at 10-11amMondays May 2,9,16,23Drop in between 10 and 11am to color, relax, and converse with others! Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided.STEAM for Kids at 3:30pmMondays May 2,16,23 (no program May 9)School-aged kids are invited to participate in science, math, art, and engineering activities! Preschool Storytime at 10:00amTuesdays May 3,10,17,24,31Geared toward children 2-6 years old, this storytime will include fun stories, songs, and rhymes!Adult Bingo at 10:00amThursdays May 5 and 26Adults of all abilities are welcome to the library to participate in fun games of Bingo!Quest RPG for Teens at 4:00pmThursdays May 5,12,19,26Teens and tweens are invited to find adventure in a roleplaying game of magic and danger!Master Gardener Series at 10:00amWednesdays May 11 and 25May 11 Topic: Pollinators and How They HelpMay 25 Topic: Pruning Trees: How and When To Do SoFresh ConversationsThursday May 12 at 11amFresh Conversations is a free nutrition and physical education program for ages 60+.
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Center Point Historical Society hosts Prohibition Program May 2

A Toast to Prohibition at the Center Point Public Library: Linda McCann to speak May 2In 1920s Iowa, your respectable next-door neighbor may have been a bootlegger or your salt-of-the-earth farmer friend may have been selling his corn crop to one.On Monday, May 2, Eastern Iowa author Linda Betsinger McCann will lift the lid and give us a peek at what was cooking around here during Prohibition.

Tenderloin Thursday at the American Legion

Thursday, April 28, the Vinton American Legion George G Luckey Post 57 will hole a Tenderloin dinner from 5-7:00 p.m.The menu will include an 8oz Tenderloin, French Fries, Cole Slaw and a Dessert. The cost, $10.00.
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