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March 2014

1-Mar Legion Riders 'Chicken Wing Ding'; Members of the American Legion sponsor a chicken wing feed. There are several levels of 'heat' to choose from, mild to hot. There will also be a DJ with karaoke to provide entertainment. Contact Mick Zimmerman (515) 884-2293; Whittemore
   
1-Mar Burt Lions Club French Toast Breakfast; Annual fundraiser. French toast, sausage and drinks are served at the Burt Community Center from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Contact Dave Kerkove (515) 395-5522; Burt
   
2-Mar St. Michael's Annual Parish Carnival; Featuring homemade sandwiches, soups and pies, games for the children and donated items for raffle. Carnival begins at 4:30 pm in St. Michael's Parish Center. Contact Sandy Long (515) 884-2618; Whittemore
   
2-Mar Kiwanis Radio Auction; Held from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Contact Bryce Gadberry (515) 295-9408; Algona
   
2-Mar Jr. Miss and Miss Shamrock Pageants; 1:30 pm and 7:00 pm. Sponsored by St. Pat's Association at Emmetsburg High School Auditorium. Admission $5.00 per person. Public invited. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
6-Mar 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
   
7-Mar St. Michael's Men's Holy Name Annual Lenten Fish Fry; The men of St. Michael's 'Holy Name Society' prepare and serve fried and baked fish, baked potatoes, coleslaw, homemade bread and desert bars. All you can eat, serving from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm in St. Michael's Parish Center. Contact Sandy Long (515) 884-2618; Whittemore
   
7-Mar Wesley's Fire Department and First Responders Fish Fry; Serving from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at the Wesley Community Center. Serving fish, french fries or baked potato, homemade bread, cole slaw. All you can eat. Cost: $8 adults, $4 children. Contact Mandie Studer (515) 320-0582; Wesley
   
7-Mar Chris Cagle and Brad Morgan; At the Wild Rose Casino and Resort. One show only at 7:00 pm. Tickets $15. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a Wild Rose Player's Club Card to attend. Emmetsburg
   
8-Mar Eagle Pool Tournament; Registration at 8:00 am, tournament at 9:00 am sharp. 401 Smith Street. Contact Amber Shelton (515) 886-2549; Lakota
   
8-Mar Lost Island Nature Center; Presents speaker, Andrew Joseph, State Apiarist. Andy will talk about the importance of bees, their life cycle, and factors that are affecting bee populations across the country. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
9-Mar Spring Rotary Omelet Breakfast; freshly made to order omelets on Sunday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at St. John's School Cafeteria. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft
   
13-Mar St. Pat's Headquarters Open House; Held at St. Pat's Headquarters with Irish coffee and cookies from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Public invited. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
14-Mar Emmetsburg Fish Fry; Held at the VFW Hall from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
14-Mar 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
   
14-Mar St. Patrick's Day Coffee; Held at Farmers and Traders Savings Bank from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Contact Theresa Kennedy (515) 885-2341; Bancroft
   
15-Mar 4th Annual Burt Chili Cook-Off; Held at the Burt Activity Complex from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sponsored by the Burt Presbyterian Church. Contact Karen Larsen (515) 924-3308; Burt
   
15-Mar O'Round the Loch Scholarship Run; Sponsored by Iowa Lakes Community College and St. Pat's Association. Half Marathon and Relay (13 miles) at 8:30 am, 10K at 8:40 am, 5K at 9:00 am, 1.7 mile Fun Run/Walk at 9:10 am. All races start and finish at Smith Wellness Center. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
15-Mar Irish Stew; Held at the Multipurpose Center in Emmetsburg from 10:45 am to 1:00 pm. Sponsored by the Palo Alto County Democratic Party. Free will offering. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
15-Mar St. Pat's Celebration Parade; Pre-parade begins at 1:00 pm with the famous St. Patrick's Day Parade following at 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the St. Pat's Association. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
15-Mar Social Gathering of the Clans and Friends; Held at the Emmetsburg Fire Station beginning at 3:00 pm. Beverages available for young and old. Everyone welcome. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
15-Mar Blues, Brews, and BBQ; Golf tournament, meat grilling contest, music and brew. Trophies awarded. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft
   
16-Mar Rotary Pancake Breakfast; Held at the Emmetsburg VFW from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Contact Deb Hite (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
   
16-Mar Rotary Omelet Breakfast; Held at the St. John's School Cafeteria from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft
   
16-Mar Trap Shoot; Held at Sportsman Park from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the Palo Alto Gun Club. Contact Don Bruch (712) 852-3240 or Roger Will (712) 852-2775; Emmetsburg
   
17-Mar Algona St. Patrick's Day Parade; Everyone is welcome to march and show your colors! Meet in the parking lot of American Marine prior to the start of the parade at 4:00 pm. There will be refreshments afterward. Contact the Sons of St. Patrick (515) 320-0420; Algona
   
19-Mar The Art of Marriage Event; Registration deadline. The event will be held Friday April 4 at 6:30 pm and Saturday April 5 at 9:00 am at the United Methodist Church. Open to all couples. Contact Sarah (712) 298-1137; Emmetsburg
   
20-Mar Graettinger Methodist Church Luncheon; Home cooked meal and pies. Contact Candice Terwilleger (712) 859-3597; Graettinger
   
28-Mar Wesley's Fire Department and First Responders Fish Fry; Serving from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at the Wesley Community Center. Serving fish, french fries or baked potato, homemade bread, cole slaw. All you can eat. Cost: $8 adults, $4 children. Contact Mandie Studer (515) 320-0582; Wesley
   
28-Mar 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
   
29-Mar Annual Titonka Craft Show; Over 70 vendors and 500 in attendance. Held in the Titonka Elementary Building. Photos with Mickey Mouse in the Gym. Hot chicken sandwiches for sale proceeds go towards Community Club projects. Contact Amanda Heyer (515) 928-2863; Titonka
   
30-Mar 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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