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Events And Activities

Fish Fry Friday at the George G. Luckey Legion

The American Legion George G Luckey Post 57 will host a Fish Fry on Friday, June 10 from 5-7 p.m. The legion is located at 105 N. R Ave. in Vinton.On the menu will be: Fish Fillet, Baked Potato, Coleslaw, Baked Beans and a Dessert.Adults: $12.00Children 5 to 12: $6.00Children under 5: Free

Benton County Volunteer Center to hold Coffee and Literacy Kit Assembly meeting

Join Benton County Volunteer Center on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 7:30 a.m. Join us for coffee and help assemble Literacy Kits at the Belle Plaine Community Center (1309 5th Avenue). This multigenerational event will help young readers in Benton County, and you can also learn about additional volunteer opportunities. Sign up at or contact Katherine for more info and assistance getting registered to attend.
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Hey kids, this is all for you!

How are you going to deck out your wheels for the Kid's Parade? Get your wagon, bike, trike, stroller or whatever you got decorated so you're ready on Thursday, June 16. Line-up is at Farmers Savings Bank & Trust. Parade starts at 6:30 p.m.and travels down 4th Street and ends in front of the courthouse. Get more details on all the evening activities including the community picnic, entertainment and more by following this link: http://vprdzone.

Shellsburg City Wide Garage Sale June 3,4,5

The annual Shellsburg City Wide Garage Sales will be on June 3, 4 and 5. To be placed on the map, please call or text Ed Shaeffer at 319-389-2682 or email Click here to download the map and seller list.

Brandon United Methodist Men's Chicken BBQ Meal - June 11

The Brandon United Methodist Men will be preparing a Chicken BBQ meal on Saturday, June 11, 2022. The meal will be served from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at the Brandon United Methodist Church located at 507 Main St., Brandon.The meal will include: Chicken Hindquarters, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Roll, Dessert. The cost is per adult and child 5 and older is $10.
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SACG & SFD Kids Water Night June 30

Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 30th! This will be our annual SACG & SFD Kids Water Night in the Shellsburg Park! Come for an evening of fun and kids should definitely dress to get wet!Join the Shellsburg Area Community Group and the Shellsburg Fire Department for a night of fun!The Kids' Water Night will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 6:30-8:00 p.

Last Cribbage game of the Season this Thursday Morning

The last Cribbage game for the season will be this Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the skate center  For those seniors who would like to participate in Chair Yoga you can come to the skate center from 8-9 a.m.
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Shellsburg Area Community Group Fundraiser

The Shellsburg Area Community Group (SACG) is having its annual fundraiser on Saturday, June 25th, at Wildcat Golf Course. This group, founded in 2011, has now invested over $90,000 in community projects and services. This has included park enhancements, trail projects, sponsoring family events such as the Easter Egg hunt and Family Fun Nights, planting trees and flowers in the community and several projects that benefited the school.

Saturday Morning Breakfast at the Shellsburg American Legion 8-10 a.m.

The Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast is held each Saturday. The hours are 8 - 10 am. We ask people to socially distance at the tables (families of course can sit together) and wear masks if you choose.The Shellsburg American Legion holds a breakfast every Saturday 8:00 to 10:00 a.m Cost Freewill Donation.Weekly Menu1st Sat: Sausage Gravy & Biscuits 2nd Sat: Sausage Gravy & Biscuits 3rd Sat: Omelets to order (ham, cheese, peppers, onions, mushrooms)4th Sat: Waffles5th Sat: Pancakes, Link Sausage, Scrambled EggsProceeds to go to Shellsburg Legion Activities and ImprovementNever forget that at every minute of every day, there are members of our Armed Forces in harm's way and we need to pray for their safety and return home soonWe appreciate the past support for all the community does for the American Legion.
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