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July 2014

1,2 &
3-Jul
ABATE Freedom Rally; (www.abateiowa.org) Algona
2-Jul 4th of July Celebration: West Bend- Tractor Ride: Begins at 8:00 am; Knights of Columbus BBQ from 5:30 - 7:30 pm; Pedal Tractor Pull at 6:00 pm; Street Dance from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am. For more information contact Tina Banwart (515) 379-2109; West Bend
3-Jul Celebration Iowa Singers; 6:30 pm; Performing at the West Bend school grounds.  Sponsored by the West Bend Chamber of Commerce; No charge; West Bend
3-Jul 4th of July Celebration: West Bend- Parade, Games, Inflatable Rides; Showmobile Entertainment, Auction, Food Stands, Four-Wheeler Pull; Free Swimming; Cow Pie Bingo; Auction & Fireworks. Events begin at 11:00 am; Performance by Celebration Iowa Singers at 6:30 - 8:30 pm; For more information contact Tina Banwart at (515) 379-2109; West Bend
3-Jul Ninth Annual "ABATE Poker Fun Run"; Local and out-of-state motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate; Register at "Pitcher's" in beautiful downtown Whittemore from 10:00 - 11:30 am; Cash prizes awarded to first, second, and third places with "Best Poker Hands"; For more information contact Nancy Simonson (515) 884-2218; Whittemore
4-Jul Bancroft 4th of July Celebration; Parade at 1:30 pm; Softball Tournament, Talent Show and other activities also being planned; Bancroft
4-Jul Fun on the Fourth; Kids games, volleyball tournament, vendors, community band concert, Veteran Salute, fireworks and more! Contact person: Cecelia Miller (712) 852-2283; Emmetsburg
4-Jul 49th Annual 4th of July Celebration.  Full day of activities:  8:00 am--Men's Softball Tourney; 9:00 am--Volleyball (must pre-register for both); Kids games and Inflatables; 1:00 pm - Pedal Tractor Pull; 3:00 pm - Food Stands and Beer Garden; 4:00 pm - Chicken BBQ.  Fireworks at dusk. Wesley
4-Jul Ruthven American Legion Pancake, Sausage and Egg Breakfast; Ruthven American Legion Hall from 7:30 - 12:30 pm; Ruthven
4-Jul Dad's Belgian Waffles; West Bend Community Center - Serving 8:00 am - 12:30 pm; Contact: Tina Banwart at (515) 379-2109; West Bend
7-Jul 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 
8 - 11 Jul Founders' Day; Annual Community Celebration; Free entertainment; bus tours; inflatable games;  Classic Car Show; Triathlon; free street dance; (www.algona.org); For more information, contact Algona Area Chamber of Commerce at (515) 295-7201; Algona
9-Jul Classic Car Cruise in Downtown Ruthven; 6:30 to whenever.  Food will be available; Ruthven
9, 10 & 11-Jul Bully Bullhead Weekend.  Three day community celebration in Ruthven.  Includes fishing contest, fun run, parade, tractor ride, bike ride, kids carnival, Fireman's Dance, Citizen of the Year and numerous other activities; Ruthven.
10-Jul Burt Annual Summer Celebration; City-wide garage sales, 11:00 am parade, noon BBQ, free afternoon entertainment, children's carnival, sand volleyball tournament, Annual Toilet & Tank Top Toss, community church service, street dance, and fireworks; Burt
10-Jul North Kossuth Gun Club 100 Bird Shoot & Gun Club Raffle; 10:00 am until ??; 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-Jul Ruthven American Legion Pancake, Sausage and Egg Breakfast; Ruthven American Legion Hall from 7:30 - 12:30 pm; Ruthven
14-Jul 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 
15-Jul Eighth Annual "Whittemore Garden Tour"; Local gardeners proudly display and invite visitors to tour their flower beds and vegetable gardens; They are also available to answer any questions about the plants, flowers, etc; Tour time is 5:00 to 7:00 pm; Maps and refreshments available at Time Square; For more information contact Linda K. Farrell (515) 884-2265; Whittemore
15-Jul Kossuth County American Legion Meeting; 7:30 pm; Location rotates across the county
17-Jul Ridiculous Day; City-wide; Algona
17-Jul Indian Day; Parade, BBQ meal, kid games & car show; For more information contact Katie Gannon at (515) 928-2303; Titonka
18-Jul Ruthven American Legion Pancake, Sausage and Egg Breakfast; Ruthven American Legion Hall from 7:30 - 12:30 pm; Ruthven
21-Jul 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-Jul RAGBRAI Algona; Overnight stay; Algona
28-Jul 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 
29-Jul 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
30-Jul Graettinger Business Club's 2nd Annual Auto Drive; 5:30- 8:00 pm on Robins Street; Graettinger
30-Jul Algona Chamber Golf Outing; Algona
29-Jul-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

 

 


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