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Rotary

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July 28, 2014

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Chamber Chat

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July 29, 2014

with Careage Hills

"Winter Wonders"

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July 29, 2014

The Cherokee County Conservation Board Summer Day Camp “Water Wonders” will be from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. This is for those who have completed grades 2nd thru 4th. The camp will be outside getting feet wet and hands muddy as they discover water with fun activities, games and hikes. The camp is free of charge and registration can be done by downloading a registration packet from the website, by stopping at the office or by e-mailing Send an E-mail .

Pre-school Story Time

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July 29, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

Youth Football Camp

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July 29, 2014

Youth Football Camp will run from 4 to 6 p.m. for grades 3-8. This is free and participants will have a chance to order shirts and shorts if they would like.

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"Winter Wonders"

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July 30, 2014

The Cherokee County Conservation Board Summer Day Camp “Water Wonders” will be from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. This is for those who have completed grades 2nd thru 4th. The camp will be outside getting feet wet and hands muddy as they discover water with fun activities, games and hikes. The camp is free of charge and registration can be done by downloading a registration packet from the website, by stopping at the office or by e-mailing Send an E-mail .

"R U Curious"

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July 30, 2014

"Catapult Here, Catapult There"

 

Youth Football Camp

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July 30, 2014

Youth Football Camp will run from 4 to 6 p.m. for grades 3-8. This is free and participants will have a chance to order shirts and shorts if they would like.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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July 30, 2014

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"Winter Wonders"

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July 31, 2014

The Cherokee County Conservation Board Summer Day Camp “Water Wonders” will be from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Spring Lake Park in Cherokee. This is for those who have completed grades 2nd thru 4th. The camp will be outside getting feet wet and hands muddy as they discover water with fun activities, games and hikes. The camp is free of charge and registration can be done by downloading a registration packet from the website, by stopping at the office or by e-mailing Send an E-mail .

Read-It Book Discussion Group

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July 31, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Cherokee Area Farmers Market

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July 31, 2014

The Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the Cherokee Depot is now open every Thursday, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., June through September. There is fresh produce, grown locally, and craft items made by the people who sell them. For information call 229-9502.

Youth Football Camp

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July 31, 2014

Youth Football Camp will run from 4 to 6 p.m. for grades 3-8. This is free and participants will have a chance to order shirts and shorts if they would like.

NA Meeting

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July 31, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Iowa Sales Tax Holiday

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August 1, 2014N/A

Most items including clothing and footwear will be tax free. Qualifying items will include clothing or footwear with selling price less than $100. Does not include accessories, sporting equipment and any special clothing or footwear designed for athletic activity or protective use. Lists of taxable and exempt items are available on the Iowa Department of Revenue website.

Chamber Coffee

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August 1, 2014

No Chamber Coffee today due to lack of host.

Good Times Place Senior Center

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August 1, 2014

Will have Pinochle

Iraq and Afghanistan Group Session

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August 1, 2014

Will meet the  first and third Friday of each month.

 

AA TGIF Group

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August 1, 2014

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Iowa Sales Tax Holiday

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August 2, 2014N/A

Most items including clothing and footwear will be tax free. Qualifying items will include clothing or footwear with selling price less than $100. Does not include accessories, sporting equipment and any special clothing or footwear designed for athletic activity or protective use. Lists of taxable and exempt items are available on the Iowa Department of Revenue website.

Life and Breath Fun Run

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August 2, 2014

Register at 8:30 a.m. and depart at 9 a.m. There will be a one mile walk, 5K Trail Run, or Bike Ride 20 or 40 miles. Call 229-1034 for information or print a form at cfwithgrace.com.

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Cherokee Community School Registration

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August 4, 2014

Registration for the Cherokee Community School will be district-wide and will be conducted at the Cherokee Middle School from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. This registration will also include ECLC students that have been accepted for the 2014-2015 school year.

Rotary

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August 4, 2014

High School Football Camp

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August 4, 2014

High School Football Camp will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. The camp is free and participants will have a chance to order shirts and shorts if they would like.

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Registration for the Cherokee Community School

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August 5, 2014

Registration for the Cherokee Community School will be district-wide and will be conducted at the Cherokee Middle School from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This registration will also include ECLC students that have been accepted for the 2014-2015 school year.

Pre-school Story Time

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August 5, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

High School Football Camp

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August 5, 2014

High School football camp will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. The camp is free and participants will have a chance to order shirts and shorts if they would like.

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Little Lambs Play Group

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August 6, 2014

All area pre-school children and their families are invited to join in the fun at the Trinity Lutheran Church fellowship hall (lower level)

High School Football Camp

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August 6, 2014

High School football camp will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. The camp is free and participants will have a chance to order shirts and shorts if they would like.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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August 6, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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August 7, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Cherokee Area Farmers Market

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August 7, 2014

The Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the Cherokee Depot is now open every Thursday, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., June through September. There is fresh produce, grown locally, and craft items made by the people who sell them. For information call 229-9502.

High School Football Camp

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August 7, 2014

High School football camp will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. The camp is free and participants will have a chance to order shirts and shorts if they would like.

NA Meeting

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August 7, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Deadline day to sign up for Girl Scouts Princess Party Day Camp

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August 8, 2014N/A

Today is the deadline to sign up for the Girl Scouts Princess Party Day Camp which will be Tuesday, August 12. Cost is $10.00 and to sign up or for more information call Patti Blum at 225-2606 or Barb Kurtenbach at 800-746-8947.

Girl Scouts Princess Party Day Camp Sign Up

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August 8, 2014N/A

The Girl Scouts will have a Princess Party Day Camp Tuesday, August 12  from        8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Cherokee Community Center. Cost is $10.00  To sign up call Patti Blum at 225-2606 or Barb Kurtenbach at 800-746-8947.

Chamber Coffee

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August 8, 2014

High School Football Camp

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August 8, 2014

High School football camp will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. The camp is free and participants will have a chance to order shirts and shorts if they would like.

AA TGIF Group

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August 8, 2014

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Write On (writing group)

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August 9, 2014

Hickory Stick Golf Event

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August 9, 2014

Sioux Golf in Alton, IA will host a Hickory Stick Golf Event. The 18-Hole Hickory Stick Golf Event will begin at 1:00 p.m. with a shotgun start, play-your-own-ball type of event. Interested participants should feel free to sign up as a 4 person group, as a 2-some, or as an individual. Cost is $50 per person which includes your Hickory Stick club rental. To reserve spots contact Sioux Golf at 712-756-4513.

Peterson Fire Department Annual Celebration

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August 9, 2014

Peterson Fire Department Annual Hog Feed with all the fixins and sides and Classic Car Cruise-In in Downtown Peterson, IA. Serving Supper on Main Street from 5 to     8 p.m. and Beer Garden and Cruise-In until 10 p.m.

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Rotary

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August 11, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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August 11, 2014

Cherokee VFW and VFW Auxiliary

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August 11, 2014

 Cherokee VFW and VFW Auxiliary meets every 2nd Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

"Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower"

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August 11, 2014

The Sanford Museum Association is sponsoring a “Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower” at the north end of the Cherokee Little League Fields at 9:00 p.m. (weather permitting).  Also this event will only be held if stars are visible. Bring lawn chairs, binoculars and bug spray.

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Chamber Board Meeting

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August 12, 2014

Chamber Chat

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August 12, 2014

with HyVee Gifts.

Girl Scouts Princess Party Day Camp

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August 12, 2014

Cost is $10.00 and sign up deadline is Friday, August 8th. Dress up like a “Princess.” Girls must wear tennis shoes and please bring a sack lunch and a bottle of water. To sign up call Patti Blum at 225-2606 or Barb Kurtenbach at 800-746-8947.

Pre-school Story Time

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August 12, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

"Take Two-sday" Afternoon Free Movie

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August 12, 2014

The movie is a Robert Duvall rollicking adventure “A Night in Old Mexico”.  Popcorn will be provided. Bring a non-alcoholic drink of choice. Must be over 18 to attend.

"Meet the Teacher Night"

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August 12, 2014

Tonight will be “Meet the Teacher Night”.  Roosevelt Elementary will host theirs at 5:00 p.m. and Cherokee Middle School will begin theirs at 7:00 p.m.

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Tavern and Pie Supper

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August 13, 2014

There will be a free will offering. They will be serving homemade pie and ice cream.

Freshman and New Student Orientation

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August 13, 2014

The Washington High School will have their Freshman and New Student Orientation at 7:00 p.m. in the WHS Auditorium.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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August 13, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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August 14, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Food Bank of Siouxland, Inc.

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August 14, 2014

Please bring your own bags, boxes, or laundry baskets to carry food. For more information contact the Food Bank of Siouxland at 712-255-9741.

Cherokee Area Farmers Market

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August 14, 2014

The Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the Cherokee Depot is now open every Thursday, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., June through September. There is fresh produce, grown locally, and craft items made by the people who sell them. For information call 229-9502.

NA Meeting

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August 14, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Chamber Coffee

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August 15, 2014

at Mental Health Institute J. May Room on Second Floor.

Good Times Place Senior Center

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August 15, 2014

Will have Pinochle

Iraq & Afghanistan Group Session

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August 15, 2014

Meets every 1st & 3rd Friday of each month.

AA TGIF Group

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August 15, 2014

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Second Annual Uncle Ben 5K Run/Walk

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August 16, 2014

Second Annual Uncle Ben 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m.  and will start at the Cushing Fire. In addition to the 5K the city of Cushing is having a Kids’ Day in the Park during and after the race complete with food, activities and a raffle for a new grill. The Cushing Fire Department will be hosting a dance featuring the band “Over the Border.” Doors open at the Fire Station at 7 p.m. and the dance will be from 8 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $10 at the door with children 12 and under free of charge.

Quimby UM Church Annual Ice Cream Social

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August 16, 2014

Serving hot dogs, taverns, coneys, nachos, ice cream with toppings, desserts and drink for a free will offering. The ice cream social is a part of the church’s 125th celebration.

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Rotary

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August 18, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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August 18, 2014

BCIG Elementary Open House

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August 18, 2014

OA-BCIG High School Open House

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August 18, 2014

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Chamber Chat

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August 19, 2014

with Rasmussen Ford

Pre-school Story Time

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August 19, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

OA 6th Grade Orientation

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August 19, 2014

OA Elementary/Middle School Open House

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August 19, 2014

Gluten Free Support Group

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August 19, 2014

The Natural Health Solutions is offering a Gluten Free Support Group that will help people new to this life change through education, encouragement and sharing. For questions contact Gay Lynn Strub at 225-0101.

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Wind Energy Technology AAS Degree

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August 20, 2014N/A

Beginning today the Western Iowa Tech Community College, Cherokee Campus is now offering Wind Energy Technology AAS Degree. For more information contact Darla Struck at 225-0238 or 800-352-4639, ext. 2405.

Little Lambs Play Group

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August 20, 2014

All area pre-school children and their families are invited to join in the fun. In the Fellowship Hall (lower level) of the Trinity Lutheran Church.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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August 20, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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August 21, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Cherokee Area Farmers Market

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August 21, 2014

The Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the Cherokee Depot is now open every Thursday, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., June through September. There is fresh produce, grown locally, and craft items made by the people who sell them. For information call 229-9502.

Cherokee American Legion and Auxiliary Treptow Post #230

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August 21, 2014

The Cherokee American Legion and Auxiliary Treptow Post #230 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Legion Post at the Railroad Depot. All veterans and anyone interested in joining are invited to attend the monthly meetings.

NA Meeting

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August 21, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Chamber Coffee

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August 22, 2014

AA TGIF Group

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August 22, 2014

GlowRun 5K Fundraiser

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August 22, 2014

The Good Samaritan Society-Holstein will be hosting a Glow Run 5K Fundraiser at 9 p.m. at the Holstein City Park. Registration fee through July 22 will be $25 and through August 22 is $30. Register by August 11 to guarantee your glow items and shirt. For questions and updates, or more information, call Brianna at 368-4304. All proceeds will go towards new resident beds and mattresses.

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Write On (writing group)

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August 23, 2014

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Pancake and Omelet Breakfast Benefit

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August 24, 2014

Pancake and Omelet Breakfast Benefit for Angie (Rittscher) Fay.  There will be a free will donation. Angie has been diagnosed with a condition that causes platelet levels to drop and blood clots could occur. The benefit is to raise funds to assist with medical bills. (There will also be silent auction items available for bidding).

18th Annual Hanover Festival

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August 24, 2014

Visit restored buildings, vintage machinery displays, working demonstrations and children’s activities. Polka bands for your listening and dancing pleasure include Barefoot Becky and the Ivanhoe Dutchmen from eastern Iowa and Adam Sandhurst and the Jolly Jammers band from Minnesota. There will also be food served the entire time. Admission is $10 with children 14 and under admitted free. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the event.

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Rotary

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August 25, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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August 25, 2014

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Pre-school Story Time

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August 26, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

"Take Two-sday" Afternoon Free Movie

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August 26, 2014

The movie is titled “State Fair” which is a classic set in Iowa (1945 version). Popcorn will be provided. Bring a non-alcoholic drink of choice. Must be over 18 to attend.

Marcus Community Blood Drive

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August 26, 2014

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Larrabee UM Ice Cream Social

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August 27, 2014

They will be serving taverns, coneys, chips, homemade pie, ice cream and beverages. Proceeds from the social will help support mission projects.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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August 27, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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August 28, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Cherokee Area Farmers Market

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August 28, 2014

The Cherokee Area Farmers Market at the Cherokee Depot is now open every Thursday, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., June through September. There is fresh produce, grown locally, and craft items made by the people who sell them. For information call 229-9502.

NA Meeting

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August 28, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Chamber Coffee

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August 29, 2014

AA TGIF Group

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August 29, 2014

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Sutherland Labor Day Celebration

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August 30, 2014N/A

Sutherland Labor Day Celebration today which will include a sausage and pancake breakfast at the park by the South O’Brien  FFA;  5K Color Run/Walk;  Slow Pitch Softball Tournament during the day and Street Dance on Main Street from 7 p.m. to  1 a.m.

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Sutherland Labor Day Celebration

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August 31, 2014N/A

Sutherland Labor Day Celebration today will include during the day and evening a Salute Antique Tractor Ride; Car and Motorcycle Burnout; Car/Pickup/Motorcycle Show; Car Cruise; Ham and Beef Supper and a Street Dance on Main Street from           9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with the Band “Judd Hoos”.