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Bridge Club to be held at Geekified on Tuesday Afternoon

By Vinton Today · August 9th, 2019
There will be a Bridge Club held at Geekified Game Store on Tuesday afternoons beginning at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m. The store is located at 215 W. 4th St. in Vinton, 319-214-1400.There will be free card game play and lessons.Everyone is welcome to attend, no experience necessary.

Want to be part of the Cedar River Parade but don't have a boat? No problem! The water parade is open to EVERYONE!Pontoon, Kayak, Canoe, and even Inner tubes are welcome! Decorating isn't necessary, but it is encouraged!This year, in recognition of Vinton’s 150th Celebration, the R.A.T.S. have invited the Sailors to join them on the water once again but not for a cleanup, but for a Cedar River Parade!On Saturday, August 17th these 2 groups will meet on the water between 11:00 and 11:30, organize their line up and then float their parade down ...

Class of 1969 to welcome friends on August 17

By Vinton Today · August 8th, 2019
The graduating class of 1969 will be celebrating their 50th reunion on Friday, August 16th. They will welcome friends of the class at Berry's Lanes in Vinton from 8-11:00 p.m. 

Better Together to Extend Microchip Event

By Vinton Today · August 8th, 2019
Due to popular demand, our microchip clinic has been extended! Please register your pet(s) at the following link. We can take 2 pets/slot. Each chip requires a minimum $25 donation. https://calendly.com/bettertogetheranimalrescue/microchip-clinic

On Monday, August 19, 2019, from 7-10:30 p.m. bring the family to the park for an outdoor movie night, courtesy of the Virginia Gay Hospital. As part of the Sesquicentennial Celebration, the hospital will be providing, FREE TREATS including snow cones, popcorn, cotton candy and bottled water during the showing of Monster University!The evening will start with a youth book exchange and activities in the Hummell Pavilion at 7:00 p.

Jakes Day Event August 10

By Vinton Today · August 6th, 2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019, beginning at 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. the annual Jakes Day will be held.Open to all Jakes (Junions Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship for ages 17 and under) events will be held at the Izaak Walton League just north of Vinton. Enjoy outdoor activities, instruction, and coaching, including: safety review, shooting .

Garrison Fun Day, August 10

By Valerie Close, Editor · August 6th, 2019
Another fun and enjoyable day is in store at Garrison’s Annual Fun Day Celebration on Saturday, August 10th. This event is the community’s annual With a 9:00 a.m. registration and departure at 10:00 a.m.the Annual Poker Run will begin and benefit Benton County Survivors Group and the Garrison Fire Department.

PEO Chapter MZ to Meet August 12

By Vinton Today · August 5th, 2019
PEO Chapter MZ will meet Monday, August 12,, at 1:30, at the home of Nancy Lausar with the program presented by Pat Floyd.

Union to hold Back To School Bash

By Vinton Today · August 5th, 2019
VideoThe Union School District will be partnering with local and surrounding businesses to host the community's 1st Annual Back to School Bash.The event will be held on August 10th from 1-6:00 p.m. at the FFA Historical and Ag Museum in La Porte City. If you are in the Union School District and could use some help with the cost of going back to school, just join us! Receive a new backpack with school supplies and a fresh haircut and grab some food while you're there!Let's get our kids well equipped and feeling prepared for their new year back t...

Vinton Guild of Fine Arts will hold an Art Contest during Boomfest

By Valerie Close, Editor · August 2nd, 2019
The Vinton Guild of Fine Arts will hold an Art Contest during Boomfest this year.Entry categories:Pre-K-2ndGrade 3 – 5Grades 6 – 8 Grades 9 – 12AdultsAll entries must be 2D Visual Arts that can be displayed on an easel or wall (Drawings, Paintings, Prints, Photographs, and flat Mixed Media).

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