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April 2014

3-Apr 1st Thursday of the Month Coffee Hour; 1st Thursday of the month everyone is welcome to coffee and rolls with their neighbors and friends starting at 9:00 am. Held at Farmer's State Bank lobby. Contact Daniel J. Elbert (515) 884-2265; Whittemore
   
4-Apr Lenten Fish Fry; Held at the VFW from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. Public invited. Emmetsburg
   
4-5-Apr The Art of Marriage Event; Friday at 6:30 pm and Saturday at 9:00 am at the United Methodist Church. The event is open to all couples. Contact Sarah(712)298-1137; Emmetsburg
   
5-Apr Bancroft Thaw Bike Ride; Starting at the North Kossuth Golf Course. Ride goes from Bancroft to Burt, to Lone Rock, to Swea City and back to Bancroft. Registration is from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. The bike ride is from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Join the fun! Contact Carol (515) 320-4294; Bancroft
   
5-Apr Craft Show; Held at the Wild Rose Casino and Resort from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Admission is free will donation or a canned good item. All ages event! Contact Wild Rose Casino (877) 720-7673; Emmetsburg
   
6-Apr Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast; Held at the VFW from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Public invited. Emmetsburg
   
7-Apr West Bend Library Luncheon; Serving from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the West Bend Community Center. Contact West Bend Library (515) 887-6411; West Bend
   
7-Apr Women Networking Together Event; Held from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the KC Hall. Contact Vicki Mallory (515) 295-5920; Algona
   
7-Apr
Whittemore Gun Club Annual Meeting; Annual meal and fundraiser to help support, maintain, and improve Kossuth County Owned Siems Park, located south and east of Whittemore on County Road B-44. Social hour at 5:00 pm with supper being served at 6:00 pm. Business meeting and raffle drawing to follow. Event held at the Community Center. Contact Ron Kollasch or City Hall (515) 884-2265; Whittemore
   
9-Apr First United Methodist Church; Annual salad bar luncheon from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm; Algona
   
11-Apr Lenten Fish Fry; Held at the VFW from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Hosted by the ILCC Student Senate. Public invited. Emmetsburg
   
12-Apr KC Fish Fry; Held at the West Bend Golf and Country Club. Serving from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Contact (515) 887-6217; West Bend
   
12-Apr Easter Egg Hunt; For ages 0-12 years at the Grotto Park beginning at 10:00 am. Event sponsored by Wolverine Den and Northwest Communications. Contact (515) 887-7777; West Bend
   
12-Apr Easter Egg Hunt; Crafts and snacks at 10:00 am at the Wesley Community Center. Easter egg hunt begins at 11:00 am. Contact Marla Wingert (515) 679-4292; Wesley
   
12-Apr Pancake Breakfast; From 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Wesley Community Church located at 502 Read Street. Free will donation. A craft and bake sale will take place at the same place and time. Contact Mandie Studer (515) 320-0582; Wesley
   
18-Apr Lenten Fish Fry; Held at the VFW from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Hosted by Senior Center. Public invited. Emmetsburg
   
19-Apr Easter Egg Hunt; Held at Titonka Care Center beginning at 9:00 am. Contact Karen Hamilton (515) 928-2850; Titonka
   
19-Apr
Annual Children's Easter Egg Hunt; Whittemore has TWICE the fun at Easter! Both events begin at 10:00 am with one location at Noah's Park and the other starting at the American Legion and proceeding through the beautiful community of Whittemore. Kids of all ages gather eggs and receive prizes for their effort. Contact Susan Thul (515) 884-0040 or Daniel J. Elbert (515) 884-2253; Whittemore
   
19-Apr
Easter Egg Hunt; Easter egg hunt for kids at the park. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft
   
19-Apr Easter Egg Hunt; Begins at 9:00 am at the Elementary School back playground. Contact Staci Looft (515) 320-5137; Swea City
   
19-Apr Blue Balls, Brews, and BBQ; Bancroft Chamber of Commerce- 4 Best Blue Balls Golf Tournament. Tee off at 1:00 pm. Come sample some of the finest grilling around! Prizes for golfers and grillers. Meal begins at 5:00 pm at the North Kossuth Golf Course. Contact Chris Doerning (515) 885-2590
   
20-Apr Pancake, Egg and Sausage Breakfast; Held at the Ruthven American Legion, Post 33, from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm. Free will offering. All are welcome! The legion is located just south of the railroad tracks on Gowrie Street. Contact Margaret Tatman (712) 837-5355; Ruthven
   
21-Apr Bingo Night; Held at Main Street Manor, beginning at 7:00 pm. Contact Staci Looft (515) 320-5137; SweaCity
   
23-Apr Giving Back Day; Clean up date in conjunction with AHS/BGHS/City of Algona. Sponsored by Algona Area Chamber of Commerce. Rain date is May 7. Contact Vicki Mallory (515) 295-5920; Algona
   
24-Apr Walk a Mile in My Shoes; Kossuth County Coalition against sexual assault. Starts at 5:00 pm at the corner of State and Jones Street and goes down State Street. Contact Vicki Mallory (515) 295-5920; Algona
   
24-Apr Kossuth County Concert Series; Presents 'Les Trompettes' at 7:30 pm at OB Laing Auditorium. Contact Vicki Mallory (515) 295-5920, Algona
   
24-Apr Tablescapes Fundraiser; For Horizons Unlimited at Wild Rose Casino and Resort's ballroom. Contact Jennifer Meyer (712) 852-2211 ext 106. Emmetsburg
   
26-Apr Annual Blessing of the Bikes; Held at the Grotto of Redemption. A non-denominational blessing of the motorcycles before the busy riding season begins. Blessing at 1:00 pm. Everyone is welcome. Contact Mary Straub Lavelle (515) 887-2371; West Bend
   
27-Apr Bethany Lutheran Church Pancake Breakfast; Held at the VFW from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Public invited. Emmetsburg
   
27-Apr Izaak Walton League Breakfast; Held from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Free will donation. Contact Bob Haag (515) 320-1219; Algona

 

 

 


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