Calendar of Events - Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce
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Events in the month of May 2020
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5/1/2020
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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5/2/2020
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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5/2/2020
Notre Dame 5K

Saturday, May 2nd at 9:00am is the Notre Dame 5K Family Fun Run/Walk at the Prairie's Edge Nature Center. Registration begins at 8:00am and entries are available at the Cresco Chamber office, Notre Dame Church and School and online at http://ndschool.weebly.com. For more information call Kelly at 563.547.4513 or email kmoellers@nd.pvt.k12.ia.us

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5/2/2020
AA Meeting

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

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5/3/2020
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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5/3/2020
BINGO at Cresco Wildlife Club

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 1:00pm 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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5/4/2020
Notre Dame 4t/5th/6th Grade Music Concert

Monday, May 4th is the Notre Dame Grades 4th/5th/6th Grade Music Concert starting at 6:30pm and held at the Cresco Theatre & Opera House.

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5/5/2020
Senior 60+ Discount Day at Sterling

 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day

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5/5/2020
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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5/6/2020
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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5/6/2020
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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5/6/2020
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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5/7/2020
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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5/9/2020
AA Meeting

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

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5/10/2020
Mother's Day Curbside Dinner

Join us Sunday, May 10th as we celebrate Mother's Day. Kiwanis is offering curbside pickup for dinner at Heritage Events Center from 10:30am-1pm.

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5/10/2020
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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5/10/2020
BINGO at Cresco Wildlife Club

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 1:00pm 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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5/11/2020
Crestwood 3rd/4th Grade Concert

Monday, May 11th is the Crestwood 3rd/4th grade concert starting at 6:30pm in the High School Auditorium.

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5/12/2020
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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5/12/2020
American Legion meeting

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

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5/12/2020
All School Band Concert

Tuesday, May 12th starting at 7:30pm is the All School Band Concert.

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5/13/2020
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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5/13/2020
Chamber Business Committee Planting Flower Posts

Volunteer to help plant the flower pots along Hwy 9 and Elm St on Wednesday, May 13th starting at 3pm. Look for us downtown to start!
Questions? Call the Chamber at 563.547.3434.

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5/13/2020
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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5/14/2020
Join us for the Virtual Bug Zoo

Join us on Facebook live for the Virtual Bug Zoo on Thursday, May 14th at 10:00am.

Click the link to join the Iowa State University Insect Zoo and have some FUN!
https://facebook.com/events/s/virtual-family-bug-day-with-th/231772518109887/?ti=icl

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5/14/2020
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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5/14/2020
7th/8th Grade Vocal Concert

Thursday, May 14th is the 7th/8th grade vocal concert starting at 7:30pm.

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5/15/2020
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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5/16/2020
AA Meeting

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

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5/16/2020
Prime Night at McAllisters

Every third Saturday of the month is Prime Night at McAllister. The menu includes prime rib, shrimp, chicken breast and full soup/salad bar.

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5/17/2020
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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5/17/2020
BINGO at Cresco Wildlife Club

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 1:00pm 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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5/17/2020
CHS Graduation

Congratulations! 
Graduates will be able to pick up their diplomas at the high school with Commencement rescheduled for June 21st.
 

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5/18/2020
Cresco Fitness Center Soft Reopening

The tentative date to reopen the Cresco Fitness Center is Monday, May 18th. This would be for the fitness room only and to members only.
No pool and no locker rooms will be open at this time. Details for hours, limitations, and health issues to be determined. Go to cityofcresco.com for more information.

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5/19/2020
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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5/20/2020
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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5/20/2020
Chamber Business Committee Virtual Meeting

The Chamber Business Committee meets every third Wednesday at 8:00am at the Chamber office.
All Chamber members are welcome.
Virtual Meeting information:
Phone Numbers
PIN: ‪963 238 380#‬

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5/21/2020
Last day of school

Enjoy your summer!

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5/21/2020
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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5/22/2020
Cresco Farmers Market


Kick off the Farmers Market season in Cresco on Friday, May 22nd from 2:00pm - 5:30pm at the corner of 1st Ave SW and 2nd St E (Grube's corner lot).
Next Farmers Market day is May 29th and going forward on Tuesdays and Fridays starting June 2nd.
Questions: Call 563.547.3434.

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5/23/2020
AA Meeting

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

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5/24/2020
BINGO at Cresco Wildlife Club Postponed

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 1:00pm 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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5/25/2020
Howard County offices closed

Howard County offices closed to observe Memorial Day.

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5/27/2020
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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5/28/2020
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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5/29/2020
Cresco Farmers Market

Join us on Friday, May 29th for the second Cresco Farmers Market of the season from 2:00pm - 5:30pm at the corner of 1st Ave SW and 2nd St E (Grube's corner lot). After today, the full season is in swing with Tuesday and Friday markets.

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5/30/2020
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, May 30th, 2020 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 8:30 AM, and class will begin promptly at 9:00 AM.  Class should conclude by between 6:00 and 7:00 PM.  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 an additional $5.00!).

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 seat early.
 

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5/30/2020
Furniture Re-do 8-year Anniversary Open House

Stop in and wish Furniture Re-do Happy Anniversary as they celebrate 8 years on Saturday, May 30th from 9am - 4pm.

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5/30/2020
AA Meeting

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

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5/31/2020
Canceled: BINGO at Cresco Wildlife Club

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 1:00pm 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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