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2014- June

   

 

Summer Little League program begins; Through the month of June, area youngsters play their hearts out at the local ball diamond, 'Noah's Park'. Game times are 6:00 pm and 7:15 pm with a concession stand available. Call for home schedule. Contact Linda K. Farrell (515) 884-2265; Whittemore.

   

Saturdays

Bancroft Historical Museum; Containing special collections shown frequently. Open 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft

   

1-Jun

Algona EMS Association Frech Toast Breakfast; Held at the EMS facility at Kossuth Regional Health
Center from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Algona

   

1-Jun

Sausage, Egg and Pancake Breakfast; Held at the American Legion from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Sponsored by the Ruthven American Legion, Post #33. All welcome! Free will offering. Ruthven

   

3-Jun

K/PACEDC Intern Social Event; Guest Speaker: Kathy Peterson. Held at Mulligans - Algona Country
Club at 5:00 pm. Contact (515) 295-7979; Algona

   

5-Jun

Creative Spirits Painting Class/Taco Bar Fundraiser; Hosted by Lakota Quasqui Committee. Begins
at 5:30 pm at the Lakota Fire Station. Contact Kelsie Koppen; Lakota

   

5-Jun

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 outdoors at Times Square-weather permitting. Contact Cindy Simonson (515) 884-2648; Whittemore

   

5-Jun

Summer Kick Off for Girls; Held at Kearney Park from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. This program is for 5-8
grade girls. Co sponsored by Palo Alto AAUW. Join us for some outdoor fun! Contact 712-837-4866 to register; Emmetsburg

   

6-Jun

B.A.D. Golf Outing (Business Appreciation Day); Held at Five Island Golf Course. Registration at 2:30
pm. Sponsored by Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce. Ribeye sandwich meal to follow. Prizes for longest putt, longest drive, flight winners, and par 3 poker challenge. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg

   

6-Jun

Book Discussion; Held at Lost Island Nature Center at 10:00 am. Come for an informal disussion of our
next book, Second Nature, by Michael Pollan. If the weather is nice we will sit out under the trees.Contact Deb Hite (712) 852 --2283; Emmetsburg

   

6-Jun

Relay for Life; Held from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm on Carnegie Library lawn area. Algona

   

6-Jun

2014 Special Needs Summer Program; Come join the fun and excitement of our many different outdoor activities created with special needs children and udults in mind. The 6 week session is split into afternoon sessions for youth (5-21 yrs) and evening sessions for adults (22 and over) Monday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Leslie Wenzel Coordinator. Preregistration required. Cost $4 per activity.
Contact Leslie (515)-320-5329 or Algona Rec Department (515)-295-9251; Algona

   

6-Jun

Chamber Golf Tournament; Three-person alternate shot golf tournament. Registration begins at 5:30
pm, shotgun start at 6:00 pm. West Bend Golf and Country Club (meal and drawing for prizes following tournament). Contact Janet Hartman or Carol Baas (515) 887-7811; West Bend

   

7-Jun

Bike Ride; Around Lost Island at 9:00 am. Meet at the Nature Center parking lot. Join us in celebration of
National Trails Day! Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg

   

7-Jun

Titonka City Wide Garage Sales; Maps will be available at Titonka Food Center. Contact Nancy
Isebrand (515) 928-2554; Titonka

   

7-Jun

AWE (Algona's Women's Extravaganza); Held from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm; Algona

   

7-Jun

2nd Annual Craft Beer Fest; Held from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm; Algona

   

7-Jun

Free Concert; At the Wild Rose Casino and Resort. Band to be announced. Must be 21 years of age
and have a Wild Rose Player's Club Card to attend. Contact Wild Rose Casino (877) 720-7673; Emmetsburg

   

8-Jun

Annual Songfest; Held from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Grotto of Redemption. The first of three acts begins at 2:00 pm. Free will donation accepted. The Knights of Columbus will serve BBQ from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Fun games, ice cream and great fun for all ages! Contact (515) 887-2371; West Bend

   

8-Jun

Adult Slow Pitch; First game of the season; games are every Sunday evening ending with a tournament
on July 13. Hosted by North Iowa Betterment. To sign up or for more inormation contact Alyssa Thompson (641) 562-2222; Lakota

   

9-Jun

Junior Lifeguarding Training; Course designed to give 11 to 14 year olds an opportunity to shadow a lifegaurd. All the basics are covered to get ready to enter the American Red Cross Lifeguarding program at age 15. Held from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Algona Aquatic Center. Cost is $30. Algona


9-Jun

Kids Arts & Activities; 9:00 am to 11:00 am. 4 and 5 year olds, Mondays and Wednesdays; 6,7, and 8
year olds Tuesdays and Thursdays. Paint, color, sing, play games and go on 2 great field trips. Held at the Bertha Godfrey Gym. Cost is $45. Class limit of 40 per age group. Contact Algona Rec Department
(515) 295-9251; Algona

   

11-Jun

Camp Critters Day Camp; Held at Waters Edge Nature Center at Smith Lake for 2nd and 3rd grades
(grade completed). Registration required. Held from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. Sponsored by Algona Rec Dept, Kossuth County Extension Service and Kossuth County Conservation Board.Contact Waters Edge Nature Center; Algona

   

10-Jun

K/PACEDC Intern Business & Dining/ Social Media Session; Held at K/PACEDC Office at 7:30 am.
Contact (515) 295-7979

   

12-Jun

Bancroft Marathon; Not your ordinary marathon! Walk, run, bike ride, or roller-skate 26.2 miles through
Bancroft. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382 or Kelly Rowlet (515) 885-0155; Bancroft

   

13-Jun

K/PACEDC Intern Golf Outing; Held at West Bend Golf and Country Club at 9:30 am. Rain date June
20. Contact (515) 2965-7979; West Bend

   

14-Jun

Poker Run; For Police Reserves. Contact Aaron Steffen for more information.

   

15-Jun

Sausage, Egg and Pancake Breakfast; Held at the American Legion from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Sponsored by the Ruthven American Legion, Post #33. All welcome! Free will offering! Ruthven

   

16-Jun

Picnic in the Park Planning Meeting; Lakota Community Room at 7:00 pm. Anyone who woul dlike to
help make this year's event a fantastic one is encouraged to attend. Lakota

   

17-Jun

K/PACEDC Intern Resume Writing, Portfolios, Mock Interview Session; Held at K/PACEDC Office at
7:30 am. Contact (515) 295-7979; Algona

   

17-Jun

Bugs and Butterflies Day Camp; Held at Waters Edge Nature Center at Smith Lake. Kindergarten and 1st Graders (grade completed). Held from 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Registration required. Second session offered August 12. Sponsored by Algona Rec Dept, Kossuth County Extension Service and Kossuth County Conservation Board. Contact Waters Edge Nature Center; Algona

   

20-Jun

Relay for Life; Held at Courthouse Square in Emmetsburg. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283;
Emmetsburg

   

21-Jun

Grits and Glamour Tour with Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis; At the Wild Rose Casino and Resort. Two shows 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Tickets $15. Contact Wild Rose Casino (877) 720-7673; Emmetsburg

   

21-Jun

Saturday in the Park; Held from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lost Island-Huston Park. Join us for some
family fun for all ages. Live music with Chad Elliot, games, lunch for sale. Watch for details as the date draws near. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852- 2283; Emmetsburg

   

21-Jun

Mindy's Miles Bike Ride; Bicycle ride in honor of Mindy Bruellman and Chris Gearhart. Various route
lengths and many stops along the way. 8:00 am registration at Grotto; bike ride begins at 9:00 am. BBQ in the Grotto park following the ride at 11:00 am. Contact Meredith Vonnahme (515) 577-4436 or Cindy Bruellman (515) 887-2957; West Bend

   

22-Jun

10th Annual 'Fishing Contest'; Fishing Derby at County-owned 'Siems Park' located southeast of Whittemore on Blacktop B-44 (200th Street). Free, fun, exciting for all ages! A great family oriented event! Contest time is 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. A BBQ hot dog lunch follows and prizes are awarded at the conclusion of the event. Children must be with an adult with a valid fishing license. Bring your fishing pole, worms are provided! Contact Ron Kollasch or City Hall (515) 884-2265; Whittemore

   

24-Jun

K/PACEDC Intern Computer Training Session: Outlook; Held at Pharmacists Mutual Insurance
Company at 7:30 am. Contact (515) 295-7979; Algona

   

26-Jun

Party in the Park; Free concert in the park. Kids games and food stands. Contact Vicki Mallory (515)
295-7201; Algona

   

27-Jun

Algona Chamber Golf Outing; Held at River Road Golf Club and Algona Country Club at 1:00 pm.
Algona

   

27-29 Jun

Fun Days Celebration; Held in Swea City. Contact Alycia Sandvig (515) 272-4606

   

28-Jun

2nd Annual Picnic in the Park; Quasqui 5k fun run/walk. Street Dance featuring One Layne. Contact
Amber Shelton (515) 886-2549; Lakota

 

 


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