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Events And Activities

Farmers Market Tonight at Celebration Park 5-7:00 p.m.

Stop out at Celebration Park for Farmers Market from 5-7:00 p.m. tonight!The Lions Club will be there and set up ready to serve the community.Tonight there will be a salsa competition and free salsa will be available once the competition is finished.There will be all kinds of veggies, and baked goods and who knows what else will be available from t

Shellsburg American Legion Breakfast Every Saturday, 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 social distant at the tables (families of course can sit together) and wear masks if you choose.Never forget that at every minute of every day, there are members of our Armed Forces in harms 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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Precision Rimfire Shooting Event, August 14, 1-5 p.m.

The Izaak Walton League is hosting a Precision Rimfire Shooting event on Sunday, August 14th from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM. Each competitor will purchase a target card for $10. They will have 5 minutes to confirm their rifle’s “Zero” and then have 20 minutes to complete 25 single round engagements on 25 individual targets. Each target card will be scored and choices off the prize table will be in the order of best score to low score.

Kiwanis 75th Anniversary Celebration this Weekend at Kiwanis Park

On November 20, 1947, a group of local residents chartered the Kiwanis Club of Vinton with the help of the Cedar Rapids Kiwanis Club. Thirty five charter members chose Ernest Kammerer, who at the time was manager of the Vinton Palace Theatre and had worked to organize the group, as its first president. Most of the early charter members were local businessman such as: Nicholas Gavalas, Don Lane, Robert Mahood Sr.

Center Point Historical Society Log Cabin Festival August 28

On Sunday, August. 28, from 2-4 p.m. the Center Point Historical Society will hold their annual Log Cabin Festival at the Deport Museum and Strait Log Cabin, located at 700 E. Washington, Center Point. This year the presentation will be featuring "The Underground Railroad" with Jenny Barnett from the African American Museum of Iowa at 2 p.m. There will also be a Quilt display and 1850s log cabin tour.
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Atkins Watermelon Day Saturday, August 6

The fun for Watermelon Day in Atkins begins at 9:00 a.m. sharp on August 6. Here is a link to their Facebook page!

Brandon Days August 5th & 6th Viva Las Vegas

This year's theme for Brandon Days is "Viva Las Vegas."Events: Friday, August 5th5:00, fun, drinks at Phat's Pub and Grub - Beer Garden watch for specials5:30-10:00 p.m.BACC Concession Stand6-9:00 p.m. for the kids, Inflatables at the Brandon City Park    $5 wristband, good for Friday night only7:00 p.m. Bags Tourney - $10 entry per person - draw for partners   (Contact Jeremy at 319-981-0878) Registration 6-6:50 p.

Local Kiwanis invite the public to 75th Anniversary Picnic

On August 14, 2022 from 11:00-2:00 pm the Vinton Kiwanis would like to invite the public to Kiwanis Park for their 75th Anniversary Picnic.(The park is located along Hwy 218 & across from Theisens.) You're Cordially Invited to join the Vinton Kiwanis for their 75th Annual Celebration Picnic & Dedication to the new Don Lane Shelter House. The Day's Agenda: 11:00 a.
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Vinton-Shellsburg Wrestling Fundraiser Saturday, August 6 5:00 p.m.

This Saturday, August 6, at 5:00 p.m. the 2nd Annual Pitching for Pins event will be held at the Vinton-Shellsburg High School Baseball Field.This year for our fundraiser we are planning our 2nd annual slow pitch softball game, Wrestlers vs. Vinton Police Department! This is to help raise money to help benefit our wrestling program, and to help raise good awareness for the police department.

Bowling Camp August 15 5:30-7:30 p.m.

A fundraiser for the Vinton-Shellsburg Bowling Team will be held on August 15, 2022 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Bowling Camp will be held at Barry's Lanes in Vinton. Why participate? Why not???GUEST COACHES Several Guest Coaches will be there to progress bowlers to the next level of the game! Brandon Steen – Silver Coach Josh Steer – Bronze Coac
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