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Events in the month of November 2019
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11/01/19
C.A.R.E Donations

All applications and donations accepted through Friday, November 8th to help families in Howard County this holiday season and for those wishing to adopt a family in need, contact Janis Rockabrand, 563.380.4597, Stephanie Gallagher or Lisa Johnson at CUSB Bank, 563.547.2040.
 
Send donations to CARE, PO Box 323, Cresco, 52136.

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11/01/19
Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support Group meeting

The Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first and third Friday of every month at 1:30pm at the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs).

Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.

The Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support Group is available for people to build a support system with people who understand the challenges inherent in dementia care-giving. The Alzheimer's Association caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of people with dementia to develop a support system, exchange practical information on care-giving challenges and possible solutions, talk through issues and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns, and learn about community resources.

This program is presented by the Alzheimer's Association East Central Iowa Chapter. For more information, please contact their office at: 319-294-9699.


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11/02/19
Performing Live: The Dysart Family

Saturday, November 2nd
6:00pm
Cresco United Methodist Church
310 North Elm Street
Cresco, Iowa 52136

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11/02/19
Northeast Iowa Food Bank Mobile Pantry

The first Saturday of each month is the Northeast Iowa Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry at Crestwood Elementary. Signup is at 8am and return 10am to collect food.
 
For more information call the NEIA Food Bank at 319.235.0507 or Mrs. Headington at Howard-Winn at 563.547.2300.

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11/02/19
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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11/03/19
Immanuel Lutheran 26th Annual Fall Dinner, Raffle and Silent Aution

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Cresco, IA is having their 26th Annual Fall Dinner, Raffle and Silent Auction!

26th Annual Immanuel Lutheran Church of Cresco, IA
Pork Roast Dinner will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2010
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dinner - Raffle - Silent Auction, Carry-outs & Deliveries Available.
For more information call: 563-547-2108, Church Office
Ticket: Advance $10.00 - Door $11.00 - Youth 10 & Under $5.00
Carryouts available with adult tickets only: Advance $10.00 - Door $11.00

Ticket available for purchase at H&S Motors, Angie's Beauty Salon, and The Ox & Wren

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11/03/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

Every Sunday (weather permitting) is the Social Run/Walk in Cresco at 1:00pm. Meet at Burke Auction, 117 S Park Place and join the FUN!  Call Brad at 507.259.5070 for more information and search FIT Running Club on Facebook.    

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11/03/19
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

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11/04/19
Parent/Teacher Conferences at Howard-Winn

One hour early out for Parent/Teacher conferences.

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11/04/19
Yard Waste Collection Program

Cresco will begin its 2019 yard waste collection program on Monday, April 15th. City crews will collect yard waste on April 15 and 29, May 13 and 28, October 7 and 21 and November 4 and 12. 
All yard waste must be set out before 7am on the above dates. 
With specified paper yard waste bags, only leaves, grass clippings, garden waste, bark, nuts, and pine cones should be bagged.

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11/05/19
Election Day

Election Day. 

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11/05/19
Senior 60+ Discount Day at Sterling

 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day

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11/05/19
Cresco Firefighter's Pancake & Sausage Supper


Tuesday, November 5th, serving from 4:30pm - 7:30pm is the 53rd annual Cresco Firefighters Pancake & Sausage Supper. Advance tickets: $6.50, Tickets at the door: $7.00.

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11/05/19
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4561 meeting

Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting is held at 7 pm on the first Tuesday of every month at VFW Hall on Hwy 9.

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11/06/19
Senior Discount Day at Cresco Family Pharmacy

 Cresco Family Pharmacy Senior Discount Day on the first Wednesday of every month. Seniors 60+ receive 20% off entire purchase.
*some exclusions apply

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11/06/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

Every Wednesday (weather permitting) is the Social Run/Walk in Cresco at 6:00pm. Meet at Burke Auction, 117 S Park Place and join the FUN!  Call Brad at 507.259.5070 for more information and search FIT Running Club on Facebook.    

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11/07/19
Parent/Teacher Conferences at Howard-Winn

One hour early out for Parent/Teacher conferences.

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11/07/19
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

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11/08/19
No School for Howard-Winn & Notre Dame

No school. Compensatory day.

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11/08/19
Jingle in Your Pocket begins!

Jingle in Your Pocket begins Friday, November 8th in Cresco!
Spend $40 or more at participating Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce members and receive a Jingle in Your Pocket card. Fill out and drop off at the Cresco Chamber, CUSB Bank or Cresco Bank & Trust for a chance to win one of the 40-$100 Chamber Dollars this year.
Jingle winners will be announced November 22, 29 and December 6, 13th. Winners will be posted on the Cresco and Howard County Facebook page.
Thank you to CUSB Bank and Cresco Bank & Trust for their financial contributions! 

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11/08/19
C.A.R.E Donations

All applications and donations accepted through Friday, November 8th to help families in Howard County this holiday season and for those wishing to adopt a family in need, contact Janis Rockabrand, 563.380.4597, Stephanie Gallagher or Lisa Johnson at CUSB Bank, 563.547.2040.
 
Send donations to CARE, PO Box 323, Cresco, 52136.

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11/09/19
Wa-Tan-Ye Craft Show

It's the annual Wa-Tan-Ye Craft Show, Saturday, November 9th at the Expo Center in Cresco from 9am - 3pm. This popular show features many vendors and food will be available for sale while you are there!

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11/09/19
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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11/09/19
Talent Showcase for Epilepsy Awareness

Saturday, November 9th at 7pm will be talent from around the area for you to enjoy so we can raise money for Epilepsy Awareness.  All proceeds will go to the Epilepsy Foundation of Iowa. No charge to get in. Free will donation.

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11/10/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

Every Sunday (weather permitting) is the Social Run/Walk in Cresco at 1:00pm. Meet at Burke Auction, 117 S Park Place and join the FUN!  Call Brad at 507.259.5070 for more information and search FIT Running Club on Facebook.    

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11/10/19
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

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11/11/19
Veterans Day Program and Activities

Monday, November 11th, Veterans Day Program and Activities
7:45-8:15am - Coffee and rolls in High School Student Center for all Veterans
8:20am - Welcome
8:21am - American Legion/VFW presents colors
8:23am - Pledge of Alligiance
8:24am - Song by High School Choir
8:27am - Song by High School Band
8:30am - Speaker Introduction by TPD
8:31am - Speaker Cindy Yslas, Retired USAF
8:41am - Introduction of Veterans and comments
8:45am - Taps
8:47am - Retire Colors
9:00-9:45am - Elementary/Media Resource Center
11:00am - Lunch at Notre Dame
1:30pm - Veterans Balloons at Country Winds Manor
2:00pm - Veterans Balloons at Accura Healthcare of Cresco
2:30pm - Veterans Balloons at Evans Memorial Home

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11/11/19
Howard County offices closed

Observing Veterans Day, county offices will be closed.

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11/12/19
Yard Waste Collection Program

Cresco will begin its 2019 yard waste collection program on Monday, April 15th. City crews will collect yard waste on April 15 and 29, May 13 and 28, October 7 and 21 and November 4 and 12. 
All yard waste must be set out before 7am on the above dates. 
With specified paper yard waste bags, only leaves, grass clippings, garden waste, bark, nuts, and pine cones should be bagged.

more info...
11/12/19
Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Meeting

Veterans of Foreign Wars  Auxiliary meeting is at Evans Assisted Living every 2nd Tuesday of the Month.
Meeting times:
May - October at 6:30pm
November - April at 1:30pm

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11/12/19
Learn About Dangers of Vaping at Notre Dame


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11/12/19
American Legion meeting

American Legion Post 135 meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.

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11/13/19
Community Coffee Club

Community Coffee Club
Accura Healthcare Cresco
Every Wednesday at 9:30am is our Community Coffee Club.  Come join us for coffee, rolls and conversation!

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11/13/19
 -11/15/19
RHSHC Gift Gallery Holiday Open House

November 13-15 (Wednesday - Friday) is RHSHC's Gift Gallery Holiday Open House. Great selection and prices for your Holiday gift giving. Auxiliary Members get 20% off - all other 10% off storewide.

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11/13/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

Every Wednesday (weather permitting) is the Social Run/Walk in Cresco at 6:00pm. Meet at Burke Auction, 117 S Park Place and join the FUN!  Call Brad at 507.259.5070 for more information and search FIT Running Club on Facebook.    

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11/14/19
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

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11/14/19
Notre Dame Turkey Dinner

Thursday, November 14th from 5-7pm is the Notre Dame Turkey Dinner.

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11/15/19
 -11/17/19
CHS Musical "Camelot"

Friday, November 15th and Saturday, November 16th at 7:00pm and Sunday, November 17th at 2:00pm is the Crestwood High School musical "Camelot".

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11/15/19
Jingle in Your Pocket begins!

Jingle in Your Pocket begins Friday, November 8th in Cresco!
Spend $40 or more at participating Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce members and receive a Jingle in Your Pocket card. Fill out and drop off at the Cresco Chamber, CUSB Bank or Cresco Bank & Trust for a chance to win one of the 40-$100 Chamber Dollars this year.
Jingle winners will be announced November 22, 29 and December 6, 13th. Winners will be posted on the Cresco and Howard County Facebook page.
Thank you to CUSB Bank and Cresco Bank & Trust for their financial contributions! 

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11/15/19
Welcome Reception at RHSHC

Friday, November 15th from Noon to 1:30pm in the Laura Rose Education Center is a reception and light luncheon to welcome Kristof N.V.Wuthrich from Norway and for the celebration of the marriage of Dr. Mary Haas and Kristof.

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11/15/19
Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support meeting

The Howard County  Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first and third Friday of every month at 1:30pm at the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs).

Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.

The Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support Group is available for people to build a support system with people who understand the challenges inherent in dementia care-giving. The Alzheimer's Association caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of people with dementia to develop a support system, exchange practical information on care-giving challenges and possible solutions, talk through issues and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns, and learn about community resources.

This program is presented by the Alzheimer's Association East Central Iowa Chapter. For more information, please contact their office at: 319-294-9699.

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11/16/19
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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11/16/19
Cresco Wildlife Club's Fall Chicken Dinner

The Cresco Wildlife Club's Annual Chicken Fry Dinner, complete with all the fixings on November 16th. Carry-outs available for those farmers out working in the fields yet! Doors open at 4, serving begins at 5 until food is gone! $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under.

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11/17/19
VFW Pancake Breakfast

Every third Sunday from October - April is the VFW Post 4561 Pancake Breakfast from 8am to 12:30pm.
Menu includes regular, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverage.
Freewill donation.

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11/17/19
SIGN PAINTING CLASS TO BENEFIT CRESTWOOD PTO

CHIPPED INSCRIPTIONS WILL HOST A SIGN PAINTING CLASS AT IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN CRESCO WITH A PORTION OF THE COST OF EACH SIGN BEING DONATED TO THE CRESTWOOD PTO.  WE WILL BE GIVEN ALL THE MATERIALS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE A PERSONALIZED SIGN FOR THE HOME.  RSVP AND PRE-PAYMENT WILL BE REQUIRED.  PRICES WILL VARY DEPENDING ON THE CHOSEN SIGN.  CHOICE SELECTION WILL BE AVAILABLE PRIOR TO EVENT.

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11/17/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

Every Sunday (weather permitting) is the Social Run/Walk in Cresco at 1:00pm. Meet at Burke Auction, 117 S Park Place and join the FUN!  Call Brad at 507.259.5070 for more information and search FIT Running Club on Facebook.    

more info...
11/17/19
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

more info...
11/19/19
RHSHC Uniform/Scrub Sale


Tuesday, November 19th from 7am to 4pm is the Uniform/Scrub sale at RHSHC in the Laura Rose Education Center.

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11/19/19
American Legion Rider meeting

The American Legion Rider meeting is the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.

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11/20/19
Community Coffee Club

Community Coffee Club
Accura Healthcare Cresco
Every Wednesday at 9:30am is our Community Coffee Club.  Come join us for coffee, rolls and conversation!

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11/20/19
Chamber Business Committee

The Chamber Business Committee meets every third Wednesday at 8:00am at the Chamber office.
All Chamber members are welcome.

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11/20/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

Every Wednesday (weather permitting) is the Social Run/Walk in Cresco at 6:00pm. Meet at Burke Auction, 117 S Park Place and join the FUN!  Call Brad at 507.259.5070 for more information and search FIT Running Club on Facebook.    

more info...
11/21/19
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

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11/22/19
Jingle in Your Pocket begins!

Jingle in Your Pocket begins Friday, November 8th in Cresco!
Spend $40 or more at participating Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce members and receive a Jingle in Your Pocket card. Fill out and drop off at the Cresco Chamber, CUSB Bank or Cresco Bank & Trust for a chance to win one of the 40-$100 Chamber Dollars this year.
Jingle winners will be announced November 22, 29 and December 6, 13th. Winners will be posted on the Cresco and Howard County Facebook page.
Thank you to CUSB Bank and Cresco Bank & Trust for their financial contributions! 

more info...
11/22/19
RHSHC Collective Goods Book & Gift Sale

Hospital Auxiliary fundraiser - Collective Goods Book & Gift Sale, Friday, Nov 22 from 8 am to 4 pm, Laura Rose Education Center, 235 8th Ave W, Cresco.

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11/23/19
Minnesota/Iowa Permit To Carry / Concealed Carry Certification Class

Todd Stephenson, a Certified NRA Instructor with over 30 years of firearms experience, will be holding a MINNESOTA AND IOWA Concealed Carry class on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 at the Cresco Wildlife Club on the Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco.  This class is one of the MOST COMPLETE Minnesota and Iowa concealed carry training programs offered.

Pre-registration will begin at 8:30am, and class will begin promptly at 9:00am.  Class should conclude by between 6:00pm and 7:00pm.  You must be 21 years or older the day of the class to receive a certificate.  Students will be required to qualify using .22LR firearms and ammunition provided by the instructor.  Eye and hearing protection will also be provided.

The fee for this class is $125.00 – you may bring your driver's license and pre-register in person at Outdoors & More, Inc. in Cresco during normal business hours OR you may show up the day of class to register.   Either way, please CALL ME to reserve your seat ASAP.  When your class fee is paid, you will be provided with a one-year Single membership to the Cresco Wildlife Club.  If you are already a member of the Wildlife Club, you will be provided with a one-year single membership extension (upgrades to FAMILY memberships are just $5.00 more).

Please call Todd Stephenson at (641) 257-9345 for more information or visit Outdoors & More at 115 3rd Ave. West (behind Billmyer Furniture) in Cresco to reserve your seat.  Walk-ins the day of class will be accepted if seats are available, but class size WILL be limited, so I encourage you to reserve your seats early.
 

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11/23/19
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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11/24/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

Every Sunday (weather permitting) is the Social Run/Walk in Cresco at 1:00pm. Meet at Burke Auction, 117 S Park Place and join the FUN!  Call Brad at 507.259.5070 for more information and search FIT Running Club on Facebook.    

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11/24/19
Matinee "How We Got To Now"

Sunday, November 24th, 1- 2pm at the Cresco Public Library is the matinee film screening of "How We Got To Now" with Steven Johnson. This second installment highlights 'time'. Free and open to everyone. Free popcorn, hot cocoa, cider or tea.

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11/24/19
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

more info...
11/27/19
No School for Howard-Winn & Notre Dame

No school. Teacher In-service.

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11/27/19
Hawkeye Sanitation Thanksgiving Schedule

Wednesday (Nov 26th) and Thursday (Nov 28th) pickups in Cresco will be collected on Wednesday, November 27th.
Thursday, Nov 27th garbage pickups in Lime Springs, along with our regular rural Howard County routes will be collected on November 27th also.
There will be no rural site pickup at our Fort Atkinson site.
Hawkeye Sanitation will be closed on November 28th and 29th.

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11/27/19
Community Coffee Club

Community Coffee Club
Accura Healthcare Cresco
Every Wednesday at 9:30am is our Community Coffee Club.  Come join us for coffee, rolls and conversation!

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11/27/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

Every Wednesday (weather permitting) is the Social Run/Walk in Cresco at 6:00pm. Meet at Burke Auction, 117 S Park Place and join the FUN!  Call Brad at 507.259.5070 for more information and search FIT Running Club on Facebook.    

more info...
11/28/19
 -11/29/19
Thanksgiving Holiday at Howard-Winn & Notre Dame

Give thanks.

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11/28/19
 -11/29/19
Howard County offices closed

Howard County offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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11/28/19
new event

Thursday, November 28th, on Thanksgiving Day from 11am - 1pm is a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at the Heritage Events Center. 
 
Menu includes turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, green bean casserole, corn, cranberry, and assorted salads, dinner roll, coffee, water, and assorted desserts. 
 
Adults/$13.50, 6-11yrs/$9.50 and 3-5yrs/$5.50. Carryouts are available.
Call 563.380.3146 for more information.

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11/28/19
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

more info...
11/29/19
Jingle in Your Pocket begins!

Jingle in Your Pocket begins Friday, November 8th in Cresco!
Spend $40 or more at participating Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce members and receive a Jingle in Your Pocket card. Fill out and drop off at the Cresco Chamber, CUSB Bank or Cresco Bank & Trust for a chance to win one of the 40-$100 Chamber Dollars this year.
Jingle winners will be announced November 22, 29 and December 6, 13th. Winners will be posted on the Cresco and Howard County Facebook page.
Thank you to CUSB Bank and Cresco Bank & Trust for their financial contributions! 

more info...
11/29/19
FREE Movie

FREE Movies:
All movies start at 2pm except on Nov 29th - 2:30pm . Doors open one hour before.
Friday, November 29, " Rudoph the Red Nosed Reindeer"sponsored by Cresco Bank & Trust
Saturday, December 7, "How The Grinch Stole Christmas", sponsored by The Cresco Shopper
Saturday, December 14, "Grinch", sponsored by the Cresco Business Committee
Saturday, December 28, "The Star", sponsored by Howard County Community Hospice
Thursday, January 2, "Frozen 2", sponsored by CUSB Bank

GRINCH OFF: Come see both Grinch Movies. Vote for your favorite and enter to win a prize that would warm even the smallest heart.
The Cresco Theatre is a C.A.R.E. Tree/ Mittem location.

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11/29/19
Santa Holiday Parade

Make sure you get downtown Cresco, Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and enjoy the Santa Parade (4pm), Free Movie (2:30pm) at the Theatre, and fun, store specials throughout Cresco. This is going to be FUN!

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11/29/19
Crestwood Boys Basketball Scrimmage at Turkey Valley

Friday, November 29th, 5:30pm, Crestwood JV/Varsity Boys Basketball scrimmage at Turkey Valley.

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11/30/19
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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11/30/19
Crestwood Girls Basketball with Prairie Du Chien

Saturday, Nov 30th, 4:00pm is Crestwood JV/Varsity Girls Basketball with Prairie Du Chien.

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