Events And Activities
On Saturday, September 18 there will be a 80th Birthday celebration in honor of Gloria Orcutt. The open house will be held at the Revolution building downtown Vinton from 1 to 3:00 p.m.Everyone is welcome to attend and help Gloria celebrate.
The First Christian Church will hold its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 18th. The event will begin at 10 a.m - 2 p.m. There will be games for everyone to enjoy, a Silent Auction, baked goods, grab bags and a raffle for a beautiful quilt. Come on out and plan to have a great time!
Partnering with the VPRD, the family of Nathan Hesson is organizing a Glow Fun Run on Nathan's Miles Glow Trail on October 16! There will be music, yard games, food trucks and of course, lots of stuff that glows! Nathan's Miles glow trail is getting a lot of use in its first season! Vinton has drawn media attention from around the state, country and world because of it.
Oak Grove Church will be hosting a Singspiration on October 10, from 4:30-6:00 pm.Are you missing the old-time hymns of days gone by? Join us for a night of music sung congregationally as well as special performances.Come on out and enjoy a hot bowl of soup with us as well!The church is located at 6101 32nd Ave, Shellsburg.
Early Arts Study Club will meet Monday, September 20, at 1:30, at the Trinity Lutheran Church with Pat Milne as hostess. Karen Inman will present the program on Children's Lunch Boxes.
Oak Grove Church would like to invite any and all area men for a hearty breakfast! On October 9, beginning at 8 a.m. bring a friend, neighbor, uncle or grandpa or... and enjoy good food and encouragement from other godly men. Find support through the challenges of life, with Christ at the center.Oak Grove Church is located at 6101 32nd Ave, Shellsburg.
On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight will launch EIHF Flight # 39 Since we began operations in 2009, to date, we have transported 3,431 Veterans, plus their guardians to Washington, DC to visit the memorials dedicated to their service and sacrifice. While there, they will visit the WWII, Korean, Vietnam memorials, as well as visit Arlington National Cemetery, and other memorials.
Oak Grove will host Awana weekly on Wednesday evenings beginning at 6:30 p.m.Awana is a fun approach to making the Bible alive and relevant with caring trained leaders who invest time, love and wisdom into shaping children's lives. Oak Grove Church is located at 6101 32nd Ave, Shellsburg.
The Shellsburg Book Club is returning on October 13 at 10:00 am upstairs at the Library. The discussion will be on the book, "Summer on the Bluff" by Sunny Hostin. For questions, call Tricia Sheldon at 319-436-2182.
Shellsburg American Legion BreakfastThe Shellsburg American Legion Saturday morning breakfast. The hours are 8 - 10 am. We ask people to social distant at the tables (families of course can sit together) and wear masks if you choose. We appreciate the past support for all the community does for the American Legion. For questions, call the Legion at 436-2069.