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August 2014

1-Aug Palo Alto County 4-H & FFA Fair; County Fair featuring 4-H & FFA exhibits, livestock shows, commercial exhibits and entertainment; For more information contact Devona Perkins with the Palo Alto County Fair Association at 712-490-6611; Emmetsburg
1-Aug Ruthven American Legion Pancake, Sausage and Egg Breakfast; Ruthven American Legion Hall from 7:30 - 12:30 pm; Ruthven
4-Aug North Kossuth Gun Club & Sporting Clay Shoot; Wednesday evenings from 5:30 pm until dark; For more information contact Dave at 515-320-3087. Directions from Swea City: P30 south 4 miles to 390th Street then 2 1/2 miles west to the club; Swea City 
4-8 - Aug Kossuth County Fair; Algona
6-Aug Cylinder's Quasquicentennial Celebration; Antique Tractor Ride; the ride will start and end in Cylinder taking a scenic route through Depew, Fenton, Whittemore, West Bend & Rodman.  Registration will begin at 8:00 am at the Cylinder location of StateLine Cooperative and will be $25 per tractor.  Each paid entry will get a Cylinder Tractor Ride T-shirt from Creative Stitches of Emmetsburg.  For more information please contact Harry Bormann at 712-260-0873; There will also be a supper and street dance featuring the Expressions in the evening; Cylinder
6-7-Aug Iowa's Sales Tax Free Holiday; State-wide event
7-Aug Cylinder's Quasquicentennial Celebration; Parade at 11:00 am; Music in the park all afternoon; a street dance in the evening featuring BB & the Bullfrogs and fireworks; Cylinder
8-Aug North Kossuth Gun Club 100 Bird Shoot; 12 Noon - 5:00 pm; For more information contact Dave at 515-320-3087. Directions from Swea City: P30 south 4 miles to 390th Street then 2 1/2 miles west to the club; Swea City 
11-Aug North Kossuth Gun Club & Sporting Clay Shoot; Wednesday evenings from 5:30 pm until dark; For more information contact Dave at 515-320-3087. Directions from Swea City: P30 south 4 miles to 390th Street then 2 1/2 miles west to the club; Swea City 
13-Aug Classic Car Cruise in Downtown Ruthven; 6:30 to whenever.  Food will be available; Ruthven
14-Aug Miss Kossuth-Winnebago Scholarship Program; Burt Activity Center at 6:00 pm; For more information contact Doris Blocker at 515-889-2702, by email at kossuthwinnebago@live.com or visit the website at www.misskw.webs.com; Algona
14-Aug

Allie Vincent Presentation (Biggest Loser Winner):  O.B. Laing Middle School - Doors open at 7:30 am.  Presentation to begin at 9:00 am and last until approximately 12:00 pm; Pictures and autographs to follow presentation.  For more information please contact Shara Long at 515-295-3244(home) or 515-295-7724(work); Algona

15-Aug Ruthven American Legion Pancake, Sausage and Egg Breakfast; Ruthven American Legion Hall from 7:30 - 12:30 pm; Ruthven
15-Aug Annual BBQ Chicken & Sweet Corn Feed with "Bossie Bingo"; Serving from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Legion Hall; "Bossie Bingo" begins at 6:30 pm; For more information contact Stu Simonson (515) 884-2293; Whittemore
15-Aug St. Michael's Preschool "Ice Cream Social" fundraiser; In conjunction with the Annual BBQ Chicken & Sweet Corn Feed; Serving from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the American Legion Hall; Proceeds go to the local Learning Center; For more information contact Sandy Elbert (515) 884-2665; Whittemore
16-Aug Compassionate Friends Meeting: This is a support group for those who have experienced the death of a child, grandchild, brother or sister at any age; these meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month (except July and December) from 7:30 - 9:00 pm at the Algona Public Library; Algona
18-Aug 53rd Annual St. Joe Mulligan Stew, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council #3420 of St. Joseph.  Serving time is 6:00 p.m. until gone.  Delicious homemade stew, refreshments, homemade pie and ice cream will be served.  Activities include games for all ages, an old-fashioned Country Store, and a Quilt Raffle.  Tickets are sold in advance or at the Stew.  The event is held on the west grounds of St. Joseph Catholic Church, rain or shine!  Contact Person:  Jim Thilges, KC Council #3420 Grand Knight, (515) 379-1578.
18-Aug North Kossuth Gun Club & Sporting Clay Shoot; Wednesday evenings from 5:30 pm until dark; For more information contact Dave at 515-320-3087. Directions from Swea City: P30 south 4 miles to 390th Street then 2 1/2 miles west to the club; Swea City 
19-Aug Thursday Family Fun Nights; Free concert in the park (www.algona.org); Food; Family fun; Kids games; For more information contact Vicki Mallory (515) 295-7201; Algona
25-Aug North Kossuth Gun Club & Sporting Clay Shoot; Wednesday evenings from 5:30 pm until dark; For more information contact Dave at 515-320-3087. Directions from Swea City: P30 south 4 miles to 390th Street then 2 1/2 miles west to the club; Swea City 
26-Aug Thanks with Franks; City-wide in Algona from 5:00 - 7:00 pm; Algona
29-Aug Lakota Library's Annual Salad Bar Luncheon; 11:00 am-1:00 pm at the Lakota Eagle Center.  This years theme is "Looking with Books."  Free will donation.  For more information call 515-886-2312; Lakota

 

 


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