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We invite Vinton and the surrounding communities to join us Friday, May 1 from 6:30-7:30 pm to Scoop the Loop!  Everyone MUST stay in their vehicles and we must follow ALL the traffic laws (no riding in the back of pickups, stop at stop signs as it’s not a parade).  But the weather is suppose to be great and we’re hoping everyone can have their windows down and wave their hearts out to our fellow community members.

Brennen Still Birthday Parade on Monday

By Vinton Today · May 1st, 2020
You are invited to join the car parade to celebrate Brennen Still’s birthday on Monday, May 4th beginning at 6:30 p.m. The parade will meet at Washington Middle School. You are encouraged to bring along a birthday card for Brennen if you so choose.You are also welcome to mail a card to Brennen at 1202 E Ave in Vinton if you cannot attend but would like to send a smile!If you’d like to decorate your car and/or dress up you are invited to do this as well! If you have a Fight for Brennen shirt now is the time to wear these too, let’s bring s...


By Vinton Unlimited · May 1st, 2020
Join us for “Support Local” BINGO! We have put together a BINGO card to encourage people to continue spending money at their favorite businesses in Vinton. Use the BINGO card on the Vinton Unlimited Facebook page or click here to print out the card below! Get a BINGO (across, down or diagonal) for ONE ENTRY or a BLACKOUT for THREE ENTRIES then mail or email card with subject “BINGO” to melissa@vintonia.


By Vinton Today · April 22nd, 2020
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center Point Urbana All School Reunion is being postponed until next year.The planned date for the banquet is June 5, 2021. All School Reunion activities will again be held in conjunction with the Lions Club Pork Days celebration.Those who had already made reservations for this year will be receiving refunds, according to Teresa Scheeler, Reunion chairperson.

Party in the Park Postponed to July 30 - August 1

By Vinton Parks & Recreation · April 15th, 2020
I think that we can all agree that 2020 has definitely not been going the way any of us thought it would. With the thought of safety and social distancing in mind, along with keeping our community as safe as possible, we have made the difficult decision to postpone Party in the Park 2020. We will now be hosting our annual three-day event July 30-August 1.

Summer Science Discovery Camp Registration Available

By Benton County Extension · March 31st, 2020
2020 Summer Discovery Camp: "STEM X FIVE"!10 Camps to choose from:Atkins - June 1 - 5 from 9:00 am to 11:30 amVinton - June 1 - 5 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pmUrbana - June 8 - 12 from 9:00 am to 11:30 amVinton - June 8 - 12 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pmAtkins - June 15 - 19 from 9:00 am to 11:30 amVan Horne - June 15 - 19 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pmKeystone - June 29 - July 3 from 9:00 am to 11:30 amAtkins - June 29 - July 3 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pmBelle Plaine - July 6 - 10 from 9:00 am to 11:30 amBlairstown - July 6 - 10 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pmRegistration f...

The Ray & Virginia Boyer Annual Spring Fish Fry scheduled for April 24 has been canceled. We want to thank everyone for their past support and hope to offer our fall fish fry as scheduled on Oct 23.

Garrison to Hold East Egg Hunt

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 30th, 2020
The Garrison Fire Auxiliary (Garrison Emergency Services) is hosting an Easter Egg Hung, during social distancing. Over the weekend the Auxillary cut, colored and decorated paper Easter Eggs and placed them throughout the town in windows of homes and buildings. "While people are out for a walk or drive they can see how many they can find.

A community comes together

By Vinton Today · March 24th, 2020
Our theme for the One Book, One Community for the end of March was to be a tourist in your own town.We had visions of tours around town discussing the murals and finding out the backstory of these paintings that mean so much to Vinton, tours of downtown finding out what buildings used to be what, tours of the Braille School, the Depot, etc.

Eastern Iowa Honor Flight cancels May Flight

By Eastern Iowa Honor Flight · March 20th, 2020
The Eastern Iowa Honor Flight that was scheduled for Tuesday, May 19 will not occur on that day, but will be rescheduled. Due to the COVID -19 ( Coronavirus), the National Honor Flight Organization has required all local Honor Flight hubs to suspend flights through May 31st. As with the April flight that was postponed, we are committed to rescheduling the May flight as soon as it is safe to do so.

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