Events And Activities
Garrison Emergency Services along with Tish Young from Chains Interrupted will be hosting an Informational Meeting on Human Trafficking.We have opened this up for all Benton County Emergency Services as well as residents of Benton County.Please join us to learn how to understand the indicators of human trafficking, how it's on the rise and the second largest criminal industry in the world.
The Center Point Historical Society's Log Cabin Festival is back and basic for 2021, celebrating the 1850s Strait Log Cabin and old-fashioned handwork and play. The free family event is 2 to 4, Sunday, August 22, at 700 E. Washington, on the Cedar Valley Nature Trail.Besides touring the log cabin, you can try your hand at rope making, corn shelling and washing on a washboard.
C E L E B R A T I O N H I G H L I G H T S ! You've got this on your calendar, right? ** SATURDAY, JULY 31 ** We'd love to have you spend the day in Mount Auburn! (Schedule is tentative.)**PARADE10 AM (Line up at 9 AM)**CEDAR-MT AUBURN FIRE DEPT LUNCH 11 AM until gone. Serving pulled pork, coleslaw, potato salad, chips and ice cream. Free will offering.
Please join us this Monday, July 26, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Library parking lot and Rest Area in Garrison for our second Garrison Market of the season. Our Lions Club will be grilling burgers, brats, and hotdogs for a free-will donation. There will be vendors selling baked goods, produce, and other items as well. They need your support! If you have any products you would like to sell, there is still time to register and be part of this.
The Annual Arts and Crafts Festival known as BoomFest will take place on Saturday, August 28 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.To reserve a vendor space contact 319-472-3955Involved in the day's events will be: Kiwanis 5K, Arts, Games, Free Pedal Car Rides, Games, Crafts and Food.Held on 4th St. Downtown Vinton.
SHIIP will be sponsoring a "Welcome To Medicare" meeting at First Christian Church (1209 W 13th St) on August 19th from 6-8 pm. You must register by August 11th. To reserve your spot call 319-472-2544 or call SH IP at 800-351-4664 and mention the Benton County meeting. If you are approaching Medicare age and need some understanding, this will be an excellent opportunity for you.
Area AMVETS will be grilling brats and hot dogs, in the Theisen's parking lot on Friday and Saturday this week. Also included in the meal will be chips, soda or water. Serving will begin at 11 a.m.The cost - Freewill Donation. Come on out and support the AMVETS!
PEO Chapter MZ will meet on Monday, July 26, at 1:30 at the home of Pat Floyd assisted by JoAnn Schmidt. Nancy Beckman will present the program and Brenda Hackbarth will report on convention.