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February 15-22, 2017
The Heart Gallery of Iowa will be on display
Ottumwa Public Library, Ottumwa, Iowa
The Heart Gallery of Iowa is a traveling photography exhibit of Iowa children who are waiting to be adopted from foster care. Volunteer photographers donate their time to create portraits that bring out the personalities of these children. This helps significantly increase the chances of children finding an adoptive home! For more information about children in need of adoption or a foster home in your area or to learn more about The Heart Gallery or Iowa KidsNet please contact Marissa Daily, Communications Coordinator at 515-271-7347 or marissa.daily@lsiowa.org.

February 17, 2017
Blood Sugar & Blood Pressure Clinic
Sullivan County Health Dept.
Milan, Mo.
8:30-9am

February 17, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Northeast Regional Medical Center; 315 S Osteopathy; Kirksville, Mo.
11am-3pm

February 17, 2017
Dr. Eliot Nissenbaum, Board Certified Cardiologist is offering a FREE EKG Clinic
call Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Mo. for an appointment at 660-465-8511.
An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that checks for problems with the electrical activity of your heart. An EKG shows the heart's electrical activity as line tracings on paper. An EKG records these electrical signals as they travel through your heart. Your physician can use an electrocardiogram to look for patterns among these heartbeats and rhythms to diagnose various heart conditions.

February 18, 2017
North Central Missouri Project Linus "Make a Blanket Day"
Moose Lodge, 2405 E. Illinois Street, Kirksville, Mo.
10am-4pm
Help make blankets for area kids in need. Bring a friend or two.
Contact Conni Douvier, Chapter Coordinator at 660-947-4315

February 18, 2017
Conservation Keepers: Wild Edibles Jeopardy
Mo. Dept. of Conservation Northeast Regional Office
Kirksville
1pm
Join us in a Jeopardy game about edible plants and animals in Missouri! For each correct answer you earn points and your total number of points determines what prize you get!! All ages welcome! Held at the MDC Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville at 3500 S. Baltimore. If you have any questions, please call Alyssa Redding at the Northeast Regional Office at 660-785-2420, or email alyssa.redding@mdc.mo.gov.

February 18, 2017
LaPlata Lions Club Soup, Chili, Pie Supper
LaPlata Elementary School, LaPlata, Mo.
11am-1:30pm and 4:30pm-7pm

February 18, 2017
Soup Supper
Stockport, Iowa United Methodist Church
Featuring chili, potato, broccoli, beverage, and desert
Free will offering. Everyone welcome

February 18, 2017
FAMILY QUARTERS NIGHT
Kirksville Primary School, Kirksville, Mo.
Dinner starts at 5:30, Raffle starts at 6:00
Bring your quarters to try and win 100+ prizes donated by local businesses, at home consultants, KV Tiger supporters, St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals.
Dinner is a hot dog, chips, cookies, and a bottle of water $3. FUN for the whole family!!

February 19, 2017
Indian Hills Sunday Cabaret
Indian Hills Diner, Ottumwa, Iowa
3:00 p.m.

February 20, 2017
Lunch and Learn- What the 1% Most Successful Entrepreneurs Do
noon-1 pm
Economic Development Alliance, 315 S. Franklin Street, Kirksville, Mo.
RSVP to ashafer@kirksvillecity.com

February 21, 2017
WIC Clinic Day
Sullivan County Health Dept.
Milan, Mo.
9:30am-5:30pm

February 21, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Kirksville R-3 High School; 1300 S Cottage Grove; Kirksville, Mo.
1:30pm-6:30pm

February 22, 2017
Creature Feature: Opossums
Mo. Dept. of Conservation Northeast Regional Office
Kirksville
1:30-2:30pm
The opossum holds the distinction of being North America's only marsupial, and it has 50 teeth, more than any North American land mammal. Join us to learn more facts about this interesting animal. Recommended for ages 7-12. Held at the MDC Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville at 3500 S. Baltimore. If you have any questions, please call Alyssa Redding at the Northeast Regional Office at 660-785-2420, or email alyssa.redding@mdc.mo.gov.

February 22, 2017
Lactation Class -- Taught by Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Sullivan County Health Dept.
Milan, Mo.
2:30-4pm

February 22, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
New Hope United Methodist Church; 1046 Hwy P; Clark, Mo.
10am-4pm

February 22, 2017
Air Evac 38 Open House
508 W Potter Ave. Kirksville, Mo.
4pm-6pm
Come see the new BEll 407 Aircraft and meet the crew!

February 22-March 1, 2017
The Heart Gallery of Iowa will be on display
Ottumwa YMCA, Ottumwa, Iowa
The Heart Gallery of Iowa is a traveling photography exhibit of Iowa children who are waiting to be adopted from foster care. Volunteer photographers donate their time to create portraits that bring out the personalities of these children. This helps significantly increase the chances of children finding an adoptive home! For more information about children in need of adoption or a foster home in your area or to learn more about The Heart Gallery or Iowa KidsNet please contact Marissa Daily, Communications Coordinator at 515-271-7347 or marissa.daily@lsiowa.org.

February 23, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
North Mercer R-3 School; 400 Main St.; Mercer, Mo.
2pm-6pm

February 24, 2017
Blood Sugar & Blood Pressure Clinic
Sullivan County Health Dept.
Milan, Mo.
8:30-9am

February 24, 2017
10th Annual Celebrity Dinner - "Kentucky Derby"
6:30-9 p.m.
Kirksville Primary School, Kirksville, Mo

February 24, 2017
Indian Hills JazzFest: Opening Concert
St. John Auditorium- Ottumwa, Iowa
7:30 p.m.
Free Admission. Featuring the Indian Hills Jazz Band with the 2017 JazzFest guest artists. David Sharp, Director

February 25, 2017
Adair County Mobile Food Pantry
Hamilton Street Baptist Church; 802 W. Hamilton Street; Kirksville, Mo. 63501
11am-??

February 25, 2017
Birmingham Lions soup supper
Birmingham Lions Building, Birmingham, Iowa.
Serving will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The menu consists of Vegetable beef soup, potato soup, chili soup and oyster soup plus relish dish, drinks, and various desserts.
The cost of the meal is $5.00. Proceeds will be used to help pay utility bills.

February 25, 2017
Community Pinewood Derby
Weigh in at 2:30 pm Race start at 3:00 pm
Kirksville Church of the Nazarene, 2302 N Lincoln St., Kirksville Mo.
Connsessons available
For more informatino visit: http://kvnazarene.org/children-s-ministries

February 25, 2017
49th Annual Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival
Student Union Building on the campus of Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo.
8pm there will be a concert featuring the Truman State University Jazz Lab Band and Jazz Ensemble with world-renowned, award-winning guest artist drummer Carl Allen. Tickets are $8 at the door, and seating is limited. Students/faculty of TSU are free. We hope to have a standing room only crowd. Contact upsilonphijazzfest@gmail.com for more info or questions.

February 28, 2017
WIC Clinic Day
Sullivan County Health Dept.
Milan, Mo.
9:30am-5:30pm

March 1, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Keller Community Building; 205 S King; Brashear, Mo.
2pm-6:30pm

March 2, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Bingo
6:30pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 3, 2017
Truman State University’s annual Friends of the Gallery fundraiser will partner with the Kirksville Arts Association.
Donors attending the March 3 event will be invited to support the University Art Gallery, the Kirksville Arts Association or both. The fundraiser will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Ophelia Parrish. Those interested in attending should RSVP by Feb. 20 to stuckerpotter@truman.edu.
The suggested donation from the general public is $40 for this event, with a donation of $20 suggested for first responders, members and veterans of the armed forces, members of the Kirksville Arts Association and the Missouri and Southern Iowa Arts Guild (MOSI) and K-12 teachers.

March 3, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Downing Christian Church; Route A; Downing, Mo.
3pm-7pm

March 4, 2017
Faith United Methodist Church, Kirksville, MO will be having its Annual Trivia Contest
6p.m.
BSU 110 W. Normal St., Kirksville, MO.
Door prizes, refreshments and trivia. $10.00/person with 10 person/team max. Food drive for local Helping Hands Mission. 1 non-perishable food item=1 entry for a chance to win $20.00 gift card. No limit!

March 4, 2017
Adair County Young Farmers Chili Cook-off
Kirksville, Mo. Moose Lodge
11am-4pm

March 4, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Texas Holdem
12:00 Noon
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 4, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Bridge City Country Band
8:00pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 4, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Adair County Annex Building; 300 North Franklin; Kirksville, Mo.
9am-2pm

March 4 & 5, 2017
26th Annual Great River Railroad Club Train Show
Quincy Place Mall
Ottumwa
10 a.m.-9 pm Saturday
12 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Free Admission
319-931-3034

March 4, 2017
Wayland United Methodist Church Soup Supper
4:30pm-7pm
Vegetable beef, chili, cheesy potato, bean soup, maidrites, hawaiian ham and turkey sandwiches, veggies and dip, relishes, cheeses and homemade pies.
Come and enjoy the food and fellowship! Donations accepted, everyone welcome.

March 4, 2017
Batavia United Methodist Church Annual Chicken and Gravy with Biscuits supper
Batavia United Methodist Church, 806 Third Street
4:30pm-6:30pm
Freewill offering. Everyone welcome to join the fun.

March 6, 2017
Knee High Naturalists: My, What Large Antlers You Have!
Mo. Dept. of Conservation Northeast Regional Office
Kirksville
10:30-11:30am
Children help recreate parts of the story Imogene's Antlers, by David Small. It's fun to imagine Imogene's problems with her new headgear. A hands-on look at real animal horns and antlers is exciting as children create their own pair of antlers to wear. Recommended for ages 3-6. Held at the MDC Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville at 3500 S. Baltimore. If you have any questions, please call Alyssa Redding at the Northeast Regional Office at 660-785-2420, or email alyssa.redding@mdc.mo.gov.

March 6, 2017
Jefferson County Extension Workshop
Jefferson County Extension Office
1:30pm-3:30pm
Palmer amaranth, a new week to Iowa and a serious threat to production agriculture has now been discovered in at least 48 counties in Iowa.

March 6, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
First Christian Church; 806 E Briggs; Macon, Mo.
1pm-6pm

March 8, 2017
Creature Feature: Crawly Creatures Beneath Your Feet
Mo. Dept. of Conservation Northeast Regional Office
Kirksville
1:30-2:30pm
Visit and discover the creatures that live under a log. An active game of "I Spy" will give children a chance to count the legs, body parts, and wings to help them identify these crawly creatures. A discovery hike gives students the tools to capture bugs and release them unharmed. Recommended for ages 7-12. Held at the MDC Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville at 3500 S. Baltimore. If you have any questions, please call Alyssa Redding at the Northeast Regional Office at 660-785-2420, or email alyssa.redding@mdc.mo.gov.

March 8, 2017
Food Preservation 101: Introductory Course for Home Food Preservation
Jefferson County Extension Office, 2606 West Burlington Ave., Fairfield, Iowa
2-3:30pm
Register by calling 641-472-4166. Program is free to participants.

March 8, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Adair County R-1 High School; 600 Rombauer; Novinger, Mo.
2pm-6pm

March 8, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Milan C-2 High School; 373 S Market St; Milan, Mo.
1pm-6pm

March 9, 2017
Ottumwa Community Schools’ Preschool Registration
Ottumwa Community Preschool gym (former Agassiz Elementary School) at 608 E. Williams.
The registration will be from 5-6 p.m. This is a free preschool for children who will be four by September 15, 2017. Parents are asked to bring the child’s birth certificate. If registering for Head Start, parents also need to bring their 2016 tax documents. Registration for three-year-old preschool will be held at a later date. Parents who are unable to attend or need additional information may contact the preschool office at 684-7179 to receive information on the four-year-old preschool programs.

March 9, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Bingo
6:30pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 9, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Immanuel Methodist Church; 601 Washington; Canton, Mo.
1pm-6pm

March 9, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Bevier C-4 High School; 400 Bloomington; Bevier, Mo.
1pm-5pm

March 10, 2017
13th Annual Diversity Conference
A number of interesting and pertinent breakout sessions will be offered.
St. John Auditorium on the Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa campus.
email Ashley.Albertson@indianhills.edu for more information on how to register

March 10, 2017
Birmingham Iowa Homecoming
Fish-Chicken diner
Birmingham Lions Building
5pm-7pm $8
Children 6 and under eat free. Serving catfish fillets, chicken strips, baked beans, cole slaw, macaroni and cheese, various desserts, tea, coffee, lemonade. Proceeds used to help support Homecoming events.

March 10, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club O-Town Travelers Band
7:00pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 10, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Kate's Kountry Kupbourd; 6057 Highway KK; Chula, Mo.
2pm-6pm

March 11, 2017
Pence Pals is hosting a Vendor Blender
9am-4pm
Pence Elementary in Fairfield Iowa.
Pence Pals is raising money for the school.

March 11, 2017
Living Hope Bible Church 6th annual Outdoor Sporting Banquet
2:00 – 7:30 pm.
Dinner of Fish, deer and noodles, deer meatloaf, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans, bread sticks, salads and desserts will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at no charge, however, there will be a free will offering. Speakers will include Mark Wagner, a lifelong hunter who was raised in Northeast Iowa and Gene Wensel, a bow hunter who has hunted all over America, Canada, Alaska, and Africa. Young hunters are encouraged to attend. There will be a door prizes and a silent auction. Anyone interested in being a vendor should call the office. Living Hope Bible Church is located at 201 West Walnut, Eldon, Ia. For more information or directions, call 641-652-3420.

March 11, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Midnight Blue Band
8:00pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 11, 2017
Lockridge Lions Club Annual Pancake and Whole Hog Sausage Supper
Lockridge Community Hall
5pm-7pm
Free will donation. Bring the family and join your friends and neighbors in Lockridge to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

March 13, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Knox County Community Center; 207 N. 4th Street; Edina, Mo.
11:30am-5:30pm

March 13, 2017
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Green City Community Room; 4 S Green Street; Green City, Mo.
2pm-6pm

March 15, 2017
SkyWARN Storm Spotter Training
6:30pm
Putnam County R-1 Middle School Auditorium, Unionville, Mo.
Presenter: National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist
No fee to attend. Hosted by: Putnam County Health Department, Putnam County Emergency Management and City of Unionville Emergency Management

March 16, 2017
Kirksville Lions Club Trivia Night
Kirksville Regional Office, 1702 E. La Harpe Street, Kirksville, Mo.
Registration starts at 6pm, Trivia starts at 6:30pm

March 16, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Bingo
6:30pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 17, 2017
Birmingham Iowa Homecoming
Fish-Chicken diner
Birmingham Lions Building
5pm-7pm $8
Children 6 and under eat free. Serving catfish fillets, chicken strips, baked beans, cole slaw, macaroni and cheese, various desserts, tea, coffee, lemonade. Proceeds used to help support Homecoming events.

March 18, 2017
Conservation Keepers: Nature Photography
Mo. Dept. of Conservation Northeast Regional Office
Kirksville
1pm
Join us in exploring the great outdoors and learn how to photograph some of the amazing scenery we enjoy. All ages welcome! Held at the MDC Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville at 3500 S. Baltimore. If you have any questions, please call Alyssa Redding at the Northeast Regional Office at 660-785-2420, or email alyssa.redding@mdc.mo.gov.

March 18, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Texas Holdem
12:00 Noon
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 18, 2018
Ottumwa Eagles Club Harvest Band
8:00pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 20, 2017
Knee High Naturalists: Picture Quest
Mo. Dept. of Conservation Northeast Regional Office
Kirksville
10:30-11:30am
Join us in a journey through the woods taking pictures of items from the list! Then we will come back to the classroom and display the pictures for all to see! Recommended for ages 3-6. Held at the MDC Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville at 3500 S. Baltimore. If you have any questions, please call Alyssa Redding at the Northeast Regional Office at 660-785-2420, or email alyssa.redding@mdc.mo.gov.

March 22, 2017
Creature Feature: The Backyard Invertebrates
Mo. Dept. of Conservation Northeast Regional Office
Kirksville
1:30-2:30pm
Students enjoy a slideshow about insects, spiders, and animals without backbones. Students will meet live creatures as they search through soil and wood samples. Recommended for ages 7-12. Held at the MDC Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville at 3500 S. Baltimore. If you have any questions, please call Alyssa Redding at the Northeast Regional Office at 660-785-2420, or email alyssa.redding@mdc.mo.gov.

March 23, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Bingo
6:30pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 24, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club DJ Foxy with Karaoke
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 25, 2017
Josie Farley Benefit
Downing Appreciation Days Building, Downing, Mo.
Supper starting at 5 with auction to follow
Free will donation with proceeds going to the Farley family

March 25, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Coyote Band
8:00pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

March 30, 2017
Ottumwa Eagles Club Bingo
6:30pm
109 S Green St, Ottumwa, Iowa

April 1, 2017
Trivia Night
Sponsored by SCAMP, Scotland County Association of Music Parents
7:00 p.m.
Scotland County R-1 High School Commons. Bring a team of up to 8 people, cost is $10 per person
Food and drink included
Theme for the night is entertainment, including movies, music, books, TV and sports

April 7, 2017
Daddy Daughter Dance
6pm - 8pm
Ages K - 5th Grade
$5 per Dad (or significant male figure)
4-H Building in Putnam County, Unionville, Mo.
Sponsored by the Putnam County Partners in Prevention

April 20, 2017
NEMO Job Fair
11:00 am -4:00 pm at the NEMO Fairgrounds located at 2700 East Illinois (HWY 11 East), in Kirksville

April 21 and 22, 2017
Northeast Missouri Old Threshers 1st Annual Fish Fry
Shelby County Fairgrounds, 1/2 Mile Nort of Hwy 36 on Hwy 15 North, Shelbina, MO
5 p.m. - 7p.m.
Served with Bake Beans, Slaw, Potato Wedges, and Biscuits
OLD THRESHERS FOOD SHACK
Serving Breakfast & lunch both days.

May-October 2017
Bonaparte, Iowa Farmer's Market
Thursdays in Bonaparte, 703 First Street

July 1, 2017
Bonaparte, Iowa Independence Day Celebration
Parade through our downtown District at 5 pm
Third Annual BBQ Cook Off Turn in & Judging at 7pm
Fireworks will be shot at 10 pm

October 14 and 15, 2017
Bonaparte Fall Festival
Bonaparte City Park 803 First street, Bonaparte, Iowa
9am- 5pm
Bonaparte Fall Festival as a part of the Scenic Drive Festival will be hav-ing lots of fun things for the whole Family.

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