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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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5/23/202210:15amFairfield Public Library



Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday evening at 5:15 PM for Good Night Story Time. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. This event is free and open to the general public. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play. Story Time will take place inside the library. We ask that children's caregivers please remain present during story time.
 

Contact: Alecs Mickunas, MLS, YS Librarian alecsm@fairfield.lib.ia.us


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5/24/20225:15pmFairfield Public Library


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Join librarian Alecs Mickunas for Poetry Club the last Thursday of every month (April 28th, 5-6 PM) at the library. Participants are encouraged to bring a poem they would like to read and discuss together. The poem you select may be one by a favorite poet or a poem you have written yourself. If you would like us to make copies of your chosen poem, please email the poem to circ@fairfield.lib.ia.us and we will bring them to the meeting for you!

This event is for all ages and is open to the general public. Poetry Club meets in-person in the meeting room (entrance just to the right after entering the main lobby doors).


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5/26/20225:00pm - 6:00pm Fairfield Public Library


Join us for the May Member Mixer hosted by the Sustainable Living Coalition at the Eco Barn! Thursday, May 26th, from 4pm - 6pm.

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5/26/20224:00pm to 6:00pm


David Huckfelt of Iowa cult-favorite The Pines returns to the Cider House and is bringing friends with – one of the Midwest’s finest tunesmiths Erik Koskinen together on one bill – this will be an outdoor show with TWO BANDS! Tickets are limited and $20 in advance or $25 at the door.

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5/27/20227:00pm to 10:00pm


Join us on Saturday, May 28th, from 10:30am - 12:00pm at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center, to meet U.S. Senate Candidate Michael Franken.

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5/28/202210:30am to 12:00pm



Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday evening at 5:15 PM for Good Night Story Time. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. This event is free and open to the general public. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play. Story Time will take place inside the library. We ask that children's caregivers please remain present during story time.
 

Contact: Alecs Mickunas, MLS, YS Librarian alecsm@fairfield.lib.ia.us


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5/31/20225:15pmFairfield Public Library


Pre-Registration Required
Experience nature in a hands-on way this summer as your youngster explores our natural world! Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities for youth who have completed at least one year of pre-school. Included in the camp fee of $35 are snacks and a t-shirt. Camp will have limited participants.


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5/31/2022
-6/3/2022
9:00am to 11:30am


An opportunity for Veterans and their spouses to meet virtually with employers across the state about the wide variety of opportunities that are available in Iowa!

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6/1/202210:00am to 1:00pm


Enjoy a calm evening on the water at Lacey-Keosauqua State Park. Participants can kayak around the lake during the two-hour window. Kayaks are first come, first serve. Participants 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Staff will provide boats, paddles, and life jackets-which are required to be worn at all times during the program.

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6/2/20225:00pm to 7:00pm


The 2022 Primary Candidate Debate will take place on Thursday, June 2nd, ahead of the June 7th Primary Election, and will be held at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. The debate will be held for local county attorney candidates, as well as State Representative District 87 and State Representative District 88. Questions may be submitted for the debate event via email at Chamber@FairfieldIowa.com or by calling the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce at 641-472-2111. New questions will not be taken once the debate has started.

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6/2/20226:00pm to 9:00pm


Join us for the monthly Craft and Vendor Show at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Support local artists and vendors!

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6/4/202210:00am to 3:00pm


Summer Sign-Up Day is here! Register for the summer reading program with the Fairfield Public Library. The theme this year is "Reading Beyond the Beaten Path" with summer camp, exploration, and nature being the central themes. Join us for an afternoon of crafts for kids, a bouncy house, and a performance by local magician Mr. Illusion.

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6/4/20221:00pm to 4:00pmAlecs Mickunas


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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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6/6/202210:15amFairfield Public Library



Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday evening at 5:15 PM for Good Night Story Time. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. This event is free and open to the general public. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play. Story Time will take place inside the library. We ask that children's caregivers please remain present during story time.
 

Contact: Alecs Mickunas, MLS, YS Librarian alecsm@fairfield.lib.ia.us


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6/7/20225:15pmFairfield Public Library


Join JCHC Therapy Services for our Parkinson's Disease Support Group. We focus on learning, sharing experiences, and establishing connections in a welcoming, comforting environment. 

Support Group meetings are scheduled the first Tuesday of each month.


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6/7/20225:00pm


Pre-Registration Required
Experience nature in a hands-on way this summer as your youngster explores our natural world! Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities for youth who have completed at least one year of pre-school. Included in the camp fee of $35 are snacks and a t-shirt. Camp will have limited participants.


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6/7/2022
-6/10/2022
9:00am to 11:30am


Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is spear throwing. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


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6/7/20221:00pm to 3:00pm


Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is spear throwing. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


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6/8/20221:00pm to 3:00pm


Back after last year’s success, the 2022 FREE Summer Outdoor Concert Series returns in June! Catch awesome local and Midwest-based bands every other Thursday night at 7 pm all summer long. Gather your lawn chairs and all the people you like and come out to 200 N. Main Street to enjoy great music in great company!

Bambu, the “Legendary Free Psych World Beat Melodic Soul Collective” returns to Fairfield on June 9, 2022!


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6/9/20227:00pm


Join the Fairfield Public Library and Jefferson County Conservation as they team up to discover ‘What’s Around the Pond?’ Participants will listen to a nature-related story before hiking around the pond. This event is ideal for children ages 2-10 but all are welcome. This event is part of the “Reading Beyond the Beaten Path” Summer Reading Program.

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6/9/20221:00pm to 2:00pm


Join us for the 2022 Blast Off Par-Tee event the evening before the Blast Off Golf Tournament. The Par-Tee is being held at the Fairfield Golf and Country Club on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 from 5pm to 9pm. Attend and enjoy golf games with prizes, a steak dinner from Jefferson County Cattlemen's Association, a live auction, live music, and more! The Blast Off Par-Tee is open to the public. Please RSVP.

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6/9/20225:00pm to 9:00pm


Owls and falcons and hawks-oh my! Head out to Lacey-Keosauqua State Park to learn about raptors! These animals are birds of prey. Join Henry County Conservation Naturalist, Danika Cox and get an up-close look at these fascinating creatures. This program will feature live birds. All ages are invited but children must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress appropriately as this event will be held outside.

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6/9/20226:00pm to 7:00pm


Mark your calendars for the 2022 Blast Off Golf Tournament! The 2022 Blast Off Golf Tournament is presented by MidWestOne Bank. The Women’s and Men’s Blast Off Golf Tournaments will take place on Friday, June 10th. Registration will begin at 7:30am with Tee-Off to follow an hour later at 8:30am. The Women’s Tournament will be held at the Walton Club, while the Men play at the Fairfield Golf and Country Club.

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6/10/20227:30am to 3:00pm


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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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6/13/202210:15amFairfield Public Library



Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday evening at 5:15 PM for Good Night Story Time. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. This event is free and open to the general public. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play. Story Time will take place inside the library. We ask that children's caregivers please remain present during story time.
 

Contact: Alecs Mickunas, MLS, YS Librarian alecsm@fairfield.lib.ia.us


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6/14/20225:15pmFairfield Public Library


Pre-Registration Required
Campers will explore the life cycle of various animals during the week. Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities. Included in the camp fee of $40 are snacks and a t-shirt. Camp will have limited participants.


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6/14/2022
-6/17/2022
9:00am to 12:00pm


Pre-Registration Required
Campers will explore the life cycle of various animals during the week. Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities. Included in the camp fee of $40 are snacks and a t-shirt. Camp will have limited participants.


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6/14/2022
-6/17/2022
1:00pm to 4:00pm


ImpactLife provides lifesaving blood products to more than 125 hospitals in a four-state region. We’re headquartered in Davenport, Iowa, and have distribution hubs and donor centers in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin. In your area, ImpactLife is the exclusive provider to Jefferson County Health Center.

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6/15/20223:00pm to 6:00pm


The best prime rib in town at YOUR Fairfield Elks Lodge #1192 the 3rd Friday of every month.
See you there!

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6/17/20225:30pm to 8:00pm


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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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6/20/202210:15amFairfield Public Library


ISU Extension and Outreach - Jefferson Center
Preparing fresh produce is easy if you have the information you need and a few skills. Learn how to store, clean, prepare, and preserve various fresh fruits and vegetables.

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6/20/20224:00pm to 6:00pmSara Sprouse



Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday evening at 5:15 PM for Good Night Story Time. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. This event is free and open to the general public. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play. Story Time will take place inside the library. We ask that children's caregivers please remain present during story time.
 

Contact: Alecs Mickunas, MLS, YS Librarian alecsm@fairfield.lib.ia.us


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6/21/20225:15pmFairfield Public Library


Spelunking, hiking, camping, and a white-water park- what more could you want?! This two-day, one-night camp shows participants what unique outdoor recreation opportunities exist in Iowa. Participants will go spelunking at Maquoketa Caves State Park, camp out at Backbone State Park, and explore the white-water park in Manchester. Camp will be limited to twelve participants who are entering 7th-9th grade.


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6/21/2022
-6/22/2022
8:00am to 5:00pm


Back after last year’s success, the 2022 FREE Summer Outdoor Concert Series returns in June! Catch awesome local and Midwest-based bands every other Thursday night at 7 pm all summer long. Gather your lawn chairs and all the people you like and come out to 200 N. Main Street to enjoy great music in great company!

Tropicante’s performance is synonymous with rhythm and dance! This group, headed by Panamanian Edgar East and Colombian Karin Stein, celebrates the dance music of Latin America and the Caribbean, much of it rooted in the myriad of rhythms originally brought to the Americas by African slaves.


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6/23/20227:00pm


Head to Bear Creek in search of Iowa’s State Rock plus any other rock, fossil or mineral that catches your eye. This program is a favorite and typically fills up so reserve your spot today! This day camp will be limited in participants and is geared for those who are entering 3rd grade and up. 1st and 2nd Grade students must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must be able to hike ½ mile trail to creek. Participants should meet at Jefferson County Park Nature Center. Registration fee is $15 per child. Pre-registration required.

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6/24/20229:00am to 2:00pm


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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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6/27/202210:15amFairfield Public Library



Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday evening at 5:15 PM for Good Night Story Time. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. This event is free and open to the general public. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play. Story Time will take place inside the library. We ask that children's caregivers please remain present during story time.
 

Contact: Alecs Mickunas, MLS, YS Librarian alecsm@fairfield.lib.ia.us


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6/28/20225:15pmFairfield Public Library


Campers become detectives as they answer the question, which animal has been here! Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities. Included in the $40 camp fee are snacks and a t-shirt. Camp will have limited participants.


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6/28/2022
-7/1/2022
9:00am to 12:00pm


Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is fire starting. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


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6/28/20221:00pm to 3:00pm


Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is fire starting. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


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6/29/20221:00pm to 3:00pm


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Join librarian Alecs Mickunas for Poetry Club the last Thursday of every month (April 28th, 5-6 PM) at the library. Participants are encouraged to bring a poem they would like to read and discuss together. The poem you select may be one by a favorite poet or a poem you have written yourself. If you would like us to make copies of your chosen poem, please email the poem to circ@fairfield.lib.ia.us and we will bring them to the meeting for you!

This event is for all ages and is open to the general public. Poetry Club meets in-person in the meeting room (entrance just to the right after entering the main lobby doors).


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6/30/20225:00pm - 6:00pm Fairfield Public Library


4th of July or July 4th, also known as Independence Day, is a federal holiday on July 4th. It marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 when the United States declared independence from Great Britain. The day is the “National Day” of the United States. Later in the history of the Early Republic, the observance of Constitution Citizenship Day marks when the Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787.

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7/4/2022All Day



Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday evening at 5:15 PM for Good Night Story Time. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. This event is free and open to the general public. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play. Story Time will take place inside the library. We ask that children's caregivers please remain present during story time.
 

Contact: Alecs Mickunas, MLS, YS Librarian alecsm@fairfield.lib.ia.us


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7/5/20225:15pmFairfield Public Library


Campers will learn to rig their own pole, bait their hook, take their catch off the line, and identify the fish! The final day of camp will include a fieldtrip to a surprise fishing location. Included in the $45 camp fee are snacks and t-shirt. Camp have limited participants.


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7/5/2022
-7/7/2022
9:00am to 2:00pm


Back after last year’s success, the 2022 FREE Summer Outdoor Concert Series returns this June! Catch awesome Midwest-based bands every other Thursday night at 7 pm all summer long. Gather your lawn chairs and all the people you like and come out to 200 N. Main Street to enjoy great music in great company!

Iowa Public Radio’s “Artist of the Month” in February 2022, James Tutson & The Rollback are a modern rhythm and blues/soul band from Iowa City. Critics have termed their seamless blend of old school R&B, southern gospel, and gorgeous vocals “roughed up soul” — and audiences are responding in a big way, propelling James and the band to a third studio album to be released Spring 2022.


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7/7/20227:00pm


Join us for the monthly Craft and Vendor Show at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Support local artists and vendors!

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7/9/202210:00am to 3:00pm


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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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7/11/202210:15amFairfield Public Library


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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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7/11/202210:15amFairfield Public Library


Discover the stories of the sky, learn about the moon’s craters, chart the sun’s movement, and stay late at the park! This two-day camp with an additional late night will teach participants about our amazing solar system. Included in the $45 camp fee are snacks, a t-shirt, and supper during the late night. Camp will have limited participants.


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7/12/2022
-7/14/2022
9am - 12pm and 4pm - 10pm


Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is archery. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


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7/12/20221:00pm to 3:00pm


Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is archery. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


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7/13/20221:00pm to 3:00pm


ImpactLife provides lifesaving blood products to more than 125 hospitals in a four-state region. We’re headquartered in Davenport, Iowa, and have distribution hubs and donor centers in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin. In your area, ImpactLife is the exclusive provider to Jefferson County Health Center.

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7/13/20223:00pm to 6:00pm


Join the Fairfield Public Library and Jefferson County Conservation as they team up to identify animal tracks. Participants will listen to a nature-related story before hiking around the park to find animal tracks. Participants should wear mud boots and old clothes. This event is ideal for children ages 2-10 but all are welcome. This event is part of the “Reading Beyond the Beaten Path” Summer Reading Program.

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7/14/202210:00am to 11:00am


The best prime rib in town at YOUR Fairfield Elks Lodge #1192 the 3rd Friday of every month.
See you there!

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7/15/20225:30pm to 8:00pm


Discover the stories of the river as we paddle from Austin Park to Keosauqua. Naturalist Pete Eyheralde will be leading the paddle while he shares his knowledge on a wealth of different subjects. The paddle is open to everyone, however children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Paddle registration is limited to 20 boats. Jefferson County Conservation has several kayaks which participants may pre-register to borrow. To register, please visit our website at JeffersonCountyConservation.com.

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7/16/202210:00am to 2:00pm


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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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7/18/202210:15amFairfield Public Library


If you like non-stop action and a whole lot of fun, this camp is for you! We have combined all the favorite activities into one camp which will include fishing, archery, spear throwing, kayaking, fire building, and an optional overnight campout. Included in the $50 camp fee are snacks, a t-shirt, and food during the overnight campout. Camp will be limited to twelve participants who are entering 5th-6th grade.


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7/19/2022
-7/22/2022
9:00am


Back after last year’s success, the 2022 FREE Summer Outdoor Concert Series returns this June! Catch awesome Midwest-based bands every other Thursday night at 7 pm all summer long. Gather your lawn chairs and all the people you like and come out to 200 N. Main Street to enjoy great music in great company!

The Way Down Wanderers sing like angels but write songs with guts that are unmistakably earthbound: a soon-to-be dad, excited but scared, fighting for self-growth; someone recovering from alcohol dependency, devoted to healing but with a confession to make—there are no fairytales here. And yet, the music begs an unapologetically Pollyanna question, like a big-hearted dare: Can a song help save you?


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7/21/20227:00pm


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