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Shellsburg American Legion Breakfast every Saturday

By Shellsburg Today · November 6th, 2020
The Shellsburg American Legion is doing Saturday morning breakfast. The hours are the same, 8 - 10 am. We ask people to social distant at the tables (families of course can sit together) and wear masks if you choose. The breakfast will be served to keep handling items to a minimum. MenuEvery SaturdayPancakes, Scrabbled Eggs & SausageWeekly Specials:1st Sat: Sausage Gravy & Biscuits2nd Sat: Sausage Gravy & Biscuits3rd Sat: Omelets4th Sat: WafflesWe appreciate the past support for all the community does for the American Legion.

Miles for Meals Virtual 5K run/walk begins this Sunday

By Vinton Kiwanis Club · November 6th, 2020
Miles for MealsVirtual 5K run/walkWhen: Anytime from November 8 -15 Where: AnywhereWhat: Run/Walk a 5KREGISTER HERE: Miles for MealsVirtual 5K run/walkWhen: Anytime from November 8 -15 Where: AnywhereWhat: Run/Walk a 5KREGISTER HERE: Fee:$20 Adult, $10 StudentAdditional$15 for a T shirt and/or$5 for a participation medalAll times submitted to FB Page by Nov 15 will be entered into a drawing for prizes(Age groups 0-18 & 19+ )Proceeds from the event will go to support nutritious weekend meals for Vinton- Shellsburg elementary s...

Annual Turkey Coloring Contest Deadline November 11

By Vinton Parks & Recreation · November 6th, 2020
Vinton Parks and Recreation will hold their annual Turkey Coloring Contest.Children 3rd grade and younger who are residents in the Vinton/Shellsburg School District are welcome to enter. Deadline: Wednesday, November 11Click to download and print the coloring page!

Be Merry, Be Bright, Make your House a Delight!

By Vinton Parks & Recreation · November 6th, 2020
Get into the holiday spirit! Compete for citywide bragging rights as the Vinton Parks and Recreation Department is conducting their 2nd Annual “Deck the House” contest. Register your home or business by filling out the form below. A voting form with all registered addresses will be posted at www.

Fall Craft and Bake Sale Saturday, November 7

By Vinton Today · November 6th, 2020
The Annual Fall Craft & Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020 8:00 AM-1:00 PM at the Vinton Skate Center.Stop out for your fall baked goodies and start your Christmas shopping at the same time!Free admission!

Northern Benton County Trump Train to roll out on Saturday

By Benton County Republicans · October 30th, 2020
Benton County Republicans enjoyed the company of other fellow Trump supporters so much last weekend that they plan to meet again this Saturday. The group plans to meet at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Vinton at 2:30 and take off at 3. We should be in:- Shellsburg around 3:20- Urbana around 3:35- Brandon around 3:55- Mt.

A Spooktacular Day planned on Halloween

By Valerie Close, Editor · October 30th, 2020
A Spooktacular Day will take place on Saturday, October 31, in downtown Vinton. Beginning at 10:00 AM there will be Halloween games followed at 10:45 AM with a Costume parade through downtown. Trick or Treating in Vinton will begin at 5:00 p.m. and run until 7:00 p.m. for residents who would like to participate.

Thursday, Drive Thru Lunch at Trinity Lutheran Church

By Vinton Today · October 26th, 2020
Drive-Thru Lunch at Trinity Lutheran Church (1002 E. 13th Street)Thursday, October 29, menu: Meatball sandwich, potato cake, cookies, drink 11:00-1:00p.m. Or while supplies last. Enter from 13th street and drive up to the kitchen door on the south side of the church. Someone will be there to serve you!This will be our last to go meal.

Veteran's Assembly to be held on a smaller scale

By Valerie Close, Editor · October 26th, 2020
The VSCSD will hold a much smaller Veteran's Day event this year. The school will be hosting a breakfast for all Veterans and their spouses, as well as Auxiliary members. The breakfast will start at 8:30 am and will be at the HIGH SCHOOL this year. Masks will be required. We will have a small presentation during the breakfast (around 9:15) until approximately 10:30 am.

The Union Carolers WILL perform this coming holiday season

By Union Community School · October 23rd, 2020
A Holiday staple in the Cedar Valley for the last 18 years is determined to not let the pandemic dampen their ability to spread holiday cheer. The Union High School Vocal Department is currently taking bookings for the Union Carolers for any holiday event in the Northeast/Eastern Iowa area. The Union Carolers is a 16-voiced a capella ensemble that will provide up to 20 minutes of holiday music for any festive event.

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