Events And Activities
Christmas Mass Times - Queen of Saints Cluster2022 Christmas Schedule December 24th 4:00 pm at St. Paul, Newhall 6:30 pm at St.
Farmers Savings Bank & Trust will hold their annual Holiday Open house on Friday, December 2, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.In the “Spirit of Giving”, the bank will be giving away a total of $300 in VU bucks! We will also donate $3.00 to the church of your choice. Santa will be here from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.The bank is located at 401 B Avenue, Vinton, Iowa.
Join Santa at the library on Thursday, December 1. Come at 5:00 p.m to make your Christmas wishlist and decorate a Christmas cookie. Santa will arrive at 5:30 to read, "'Twas the Night before Christmas."
AIM (Atkins Improvement Mission) will be hosting a silent auction through December 11 during regular library hours. Items may be brought to the library located at 480 3rd Ave. in Atkins, through December 8.Organizations, community members and businesses are asked to donate holiday-themed decorations for the silent auction Christmas Walk. Donations could include a decorated tree, wreath, basket, sign or weekend away, use your imagination! Items will be displayed through December 11 for bids.
December 2 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM and December 3 4:30 PM and 8:30 PM both nights at Candy Cane Lane at the Brandon Community Center 802 Main Street...Santa Claus: Friday 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM and Saturday 6:00 to 8:00 PM, pictures with Santa $5.00 Wreath/Gift Basket/Tree Auction: Bid on a beautiful wreath, gift basket, or mini tree donated by local businesses and individuals.
Santa Paws will be at Better Together (211 West 4th Street) Saturday, December 10th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Please help us raise funds for the cats in our care by bringing your human and furry, finned & feathered family members out for a picture with Santa! Each 4x6 printed copy is just $5 and $15 for a digital copy.At the event, we will also have Pup Cups and Cattuccinos available for a free-will offering (available inside and curbside!).
The Benton Community FFA Chapter will host the annual Veterans Benefit Breakfast on Sunday, December 4, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Van Horne Community Center. The breakfast will consist of pancakes, eggs, sausages, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit and doughnut for a freewill donation. To-go boxes will be available.All proceeds will be donated to the Benton County Veterans Affairs.
This week our program is with Katie Cox from Benton County Health. She will be sharing updated COVID information, as well as what you should know about the Flu and RSV.Come join us at the meeting as our guest and enjoy lunch or watch right HERE on our Facebook page!
Governor Kim Reynolds and First Gentleman Kevin Reynolds cordially invite families to attend this year’s Christmas at Terrace Hill, a festive and fun holiday experience at the Iowa Governor’s Residence and National Historic Landmark. The event will be held on Sunday, December 18, 2022 from 1:00-4:00 pm.Guests will enjoy:Photos with Santa Claus and a Reindeer (and receive a free printed photo!)Activities for the ChildrenChristmas CookiesChristmas CarolersSpectacular Christmas Decorations in Every Room!Returning this year will be the reading of the story, No Company for Christmas.