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October 2014

1-Oct Ruthven Homecoming; Ruthven-Ayrshire Booster Club is holding a tailgate supper from 6:00-7:30 pm; Serving tacos in a bag and pop; High school football game to follow; Ruthven
2-Oct 62nd Algona Band Day Festival: 1:00 pm parade with 25-30 bands and 150 units; Marching Band Competition Field Show in evening at Algona High School's Football field; Algona
2-Oct Tornado Alley Run/Walk: 5K Run/Walk and 10 K Run; 1 mile fun run and walk. Held in conjunction with Algona Band Festival; For more information contact Algona Chamber (515) 295-7201; Algona
3-Oct Ruthven United Methodist Church Soup Supper; Ruthven
9-Oct Scarecrow Craze; Sponsored by the Burt Public Library.  10:00 am - 12:00 noon at the Burt Public Library.  There will be popcorn and cider for everyone and fun crafts for the children; Burt
9-Oct Autumn Fest; Sponsored by the Burt Summer Celebration Committee. 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Burt Activity Complex.  Homemade vegetable soup, hayrides and more; Burt
15-Oct Good Samaritan Potato Bake; Trinity Life Center from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm; Algona
16-Oct Golden K Kiwanis Pancake; Algona Senior Center from 7:30 am - 12:00 noon; Algona
17-Oct Ruthven American Legion Pancake, Sausage and Egg Breakfast; Ruthven American Legion Hall from 7:30 - 12:30 pm; Ruthven
17-Oct "Kid's of the Kingdom" Preschool Soup Luncheon; Annual fundraiser soup luncheon served at St. John's Lutheran Church, Burt from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm; For more information contact Karen Karels, Board President (515) 924-3707; Burt
17-Oct Sts. Peter & Paul Annual Fall Turkey Dinner; Dinner includes turkey with all the trimmings and homemade desserts;  Serving 3:30 - 7:00 pm; Sts. Peter & Paul Parish Hall; For more information contact Ann Langel at (515) 887-3333; West Bend
17-Oct American Legion Pancake & Sausage Breakfast; Serving pancakes, fried eggs, two kinds of sausage & toast from 8:00 to 12:00 Noon at the Legion Hall; For more information contact Stu Simonson (515) 884-2293; Whittemore
18-Oct 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
21-Oct Kossuth County American Legion Meeting; 7:30 pm; Location rotates across the county
23-Oct Autumnfest Craft Show; 145 Booths of top quality crafters; 3 locations; shuttle buses; prize give-aways; bake sales; lunch served all day; Algona
"Women Caring for the Land"  8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Iowa Lakes Community College, Community Bldg, in Emmetsburg.   FREE conservation eduation project for women landowners.  RSVP by calling the Palo Alto Soil and Water Conservation District office at 712-852-3386 x3.  For general information, call WFAN at 515-460-2477; Emmetsburg.
30-Oct Halloween Costume Parade; Algona
31-Oct Halloween "Trick r' Treating" from 5:00 to 7:00 pm city residents have their porch lights turned "on"; For more information contact Daniel J. Elbert (515) 884-2265; Whittemore
31-Oct Trick or Treating; Algona
31-Oct City of Wesley's Halloween Trick or Treating;  5:00-7:00 pm - Turn porch lights on to participate; Wesley



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