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Events in the month of July 2021
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7/3/2021
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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7/3/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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7/5/2021
Howard County Courthouse closed

Legal Holiday Independence Day observed on July 5, 2021

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7/5/2021
Cresco Garbage Pickup 4th of July Week


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7/5/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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7/6/2021
20% Sr Discount Day Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy - BOTH LOCATIONS (CFPh Clinic and CFPh South) - is Senior Discount Day offering 20% off.
 

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7/6/2021
Northeast Iowa Food Bank Mobile Pantry

The first Tuesday of each month at 5pm is the Northeast Iowa Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry at the Howard County Fairgrounds. 
 
For more information call the NEIA Food Bank at 319.235.0507 or Cindy Yslas at 563.547.2108.

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7/6/2021
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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7/7/2021
NICC Youth Camp Grades K-1: Hello Robot STEAM Camp

Join us Wednesday, July 7, 2021 from 8-11:30am at NICC Cresco Center for their Youth Camp Grades K-1, Hello Robot STEAM Camp, class #81271.

Meet Daisy the Dino - your friendly, neighborhood dinosaur - ready to do tricks at the behest of young campers programming algorithms. This coding-themed STEAM camp will introduce students of various ages to aspects of science, technology, engineering, art and math. In addition to using algorithms to have a dinosaur do tricks, students will also develop code to program a robot and experiment with augmented reality. Students will develop collaboration and problem-solving skills in this fun-filled session. This camp is for kids who have just finished PreK-Kindergarten. 

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7/7/2021
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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7/7/2021
NICC Youth Camp Grades 2-3: Hello Robot STEAM Camp

Join us Wednesday, July 7, 2021 from 12:30-4pm at NICC Cresco Center for the NICC Youth Camp Hello Robot STEAM Camp for grades 2-3. Class #81272.

Meet Daisy the Dino - your friendly, neighborhood dinosaur - ready to do tricks at the behest of young campers programming algorithms. This coding-themed STEAM camp will introduce students of various ages to aspects of science, technology, engineering, art and math. In addition to using algorithms to have a dinosaur do tricks, students will also develop code to program a robot and experiment with augmented reality. Students will develop collaboration and problem-solving skills in this fun-filled session. This camp is for kids who have just finished 1st or 2nd grade. 

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7/8/2021
Live Music with Bruce Day at Atomic Pizza

Thursday, July 8th is live music with Bruce Day at Atomic Pizza. 563.547.4902.

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7/8/2021
NICC Youth Camp Grades 3-5: Hello Robot STEAM Camp

Join us Thursday, July 8, 2021 at NICC Cresco Center from 8am-4pm for the Youth Camp: Hello Robot STEAM Camp for grades 4-6. Class #81273.
Meet Daisy the Dino - your friendly, neighborhood dinosaur - ready to do tricks at the behest of young campers programming algorithms. This coding-themed STEAM camp will introduce students of various ages to aspects of science, technology, engineering, art and math. In addition to using algorithms to have a dinosaur do tricks, students will also develop code to program a robot and experiment with augmented reality. Students will develop collaboration and problem-solving skills in this fun-filled session. This camp is for kids who have just finished 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. 

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7/8/2021
NICC Youth Virtual Class: Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

Join us Thursday, July 8, 2021 (also on August 5 class #80049) from 9-11am for the virtual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day, class #80048.
The Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® program is the largest rural safety and health education program for children in North America. The purpose of these one-day events is to teach students to stay safe on farms and at home with a variety of age-appropriate lessons. Topics may include ATV safety, bike safety, fire safety, machinery safety and more. Youth who live on a farm, work on a farm or visit a farm are encouraged to attend.

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7/9/2021
 -7/11/2021
Reno's in Schley Country

Stop out at Reno's in Schley Country (Wednesday-Friday), July 7-9, 202 for BBQ, Bonfires & Live Music on the farm with JR Brink, Sunday July 11th from 1-5pm on the pond deck.

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7/10/2021
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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7/10/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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7/12/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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7/13/2021
20% Sr Discount Day Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy - BOTH LOCATIONS (CFPh Clinic and CFPh South) - is Senior Discount Day offering 20% off.
 

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7/13/2021
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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7/13/2021
American Legion meeting

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

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7/14/2021
NICC Virtual Class: How are You Presenting Yourself? Focus on Public Speaking

Join virtually Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 8-10am for How are You Presenting Yourself? Focus on Public Speaking 
Enter URL and insert class # 79642 to register
https://nicc.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassListing.ClassListingDisplay 

According to The Harvard Business Review, “the number one criteria for advancement and promotion for professionals is an ability to communicate effectively."  So how do you get past your fear?  Practice.  We will introduce and practice tips you can implement immediately to become not a perfect speaker, but rather, a better speaker.  You'll leave with some new skills that will help you communicate and connect more effectively with your audience.  And who knows?  You may even have some fun along the way...

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7/15/2021
Ridiculous Day in Cresco

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7/15/2021
Atomic Pizza brings back Crab Rangoon for Ridiculous Day!

Back by Popular Demand for ONE DAY ONLY at Atomic Pizza - Crab Rangoon Pizza in honor of Ridiculous Day, Thursday, July 15th!
563.547.4905.

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7/17/2021
80s Block Party

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7/17/2021
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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7/17/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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7/19/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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7/20/2021
20% Sr Discount Day Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy - BOTH LOCATIONS (CFPh Clinic and CFPh South) - is Senior Discount Day offering 20% off.
 

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7/20/2021
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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7/21/2021
NICC Virtual Class: Finding the Strength to Persevere

Join virtually Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 8-10am for Finding the Strength to Persevere.
Enter URL and insert class # 82135 to register
https://nicc.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassListing.ClassListingDisplay 

Are you ready to be inspired, empowered and find renewed strength to persevere? The global COVID-19 pandemic has shown all of us many unexpected vulnerabilities in America, changed our lives and altered our normal daily routines in ways that we could have never imagined. Join Glennon Doyle and Abby Wambach in this powerful fireside chat! Glennon Doyle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller UNTAMED, which has sold over two million copies. She is the founder and president of Together Rising, an all-women-led nonprofit organization. Abby Wambach, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, led the 2015 Women’s World Cup Champion team as co-captain and is also a New York Times bestselling author. Glennon and Abby will discuss mental health and well-being, how to recognize these times as uniquely challenging for each individual and to find the resilience to persevere in any situation. 

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7/21/2021
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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7/21/2021
29th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament

Join us for the 29th Annual RHSHC Auxiliary Golf Tournament at the Cresco Country Club!

Teams of 4 may be made up of any combination of men and/or women. The entry fee is $150 per team with a limit of 30 pre-paid teams. This fee includes breakfast and lunch. Registration deadline is July 12.

Proceeds of the event will purchase AEDs for new RHSHC facilities. We hope you can join us!

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7/22/2021
 -7/25/2021
CCT Musical

Cresco Community Theatre presents Shrek the Musical Thurs-Sun, July 22-25, 2021. Tickets are $10/person and can be purchased at CUSB Bank, Cresco Bank & Trust, Cresco Chamber and at the Cresco Theatre.

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7/23/2021
Let's Go Racing at Cresco Speedway

Races on Friday, July 23rd with hot laps starting at 6:30pm at the Cresco Speedway.
$5 Grandstand admission, free 5 yrs and under with paid adult, $25 pit passes. Classes: 600 Mod Lites, USRA Tuners, USRA Hobby Stock, USRA Stock Car, and USRA B-Modified. National points for USRA classes. 

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7/24/2021
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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7/24/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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7/24/2021
Tractor Pull

Saturday, July 24th is the Cresco Tractor Pull at the Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 9am and the Pull starts at 10am. Free admission, bring you lawn chair and cooler and food will be on site.

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7/26/2021
NICC Youth Camp: Healthcare: Faces of the Future Camp Grades 5-7

Join us Monday, July 26, 2021 from 8-11:30am at NICC Cresco Center for students entering grades 5-7 in the fall. Class # 81307.
Attention all kids who want to be a nurse, paramedic, doctor or health professional! Spend an action-packed day experiencing what these healthcare careers are like. Students can check out the inside of an ambulance and do interactive, hands-on activities to experience what healthcare professionals do every day. Guest speakers from Regional Health Services of Howard County teach students what it’s really like to work in their fast-paced, fascinating jobs. Open to students entering grades 5-7 in the fall. Space is limited to 16 students. 

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7/26/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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7/27/2021
20% Sr Discount Day Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy - BOTH LOCATIONS (CFPh Clinic and CFPh South) - is Senior Discount Day offering 20% off.
 

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7/28/2021
A&W/Long John Silver's Cruise Night

Join us on the last Wednesday of the month for Cruise Night at A&W/Long John Silver's in Cresco. See all the classic cars and stay for the prizes, music, great food and fun! 563.547.3112.

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7/30/2021
 -8/1/2021
Cresco 100 Wrestling Celebration

Celebrating 100 years of wrestling in Cresco July 30-Aug 1, 2021.

Join us Friday, July 30th at the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame for a meet and greet. Food and beverages provided.
Saturday after the golf tournament, a banquet held at the Expo Center at the Fairgrounds featuring keynote speaker, Jim Gibbons. Tickets are $30. Call 563.547.3434 to reserve yours. Sunday is the annual Fly-In Breakfast at the Ellen Church airport (7am-Noon) and the Cresco Fine Arts Show in Beadle Park (9:30am-3:30pm).

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7/31/2021
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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7/31/2021
Minnesota/Iowa Permit To Carry / Concealed Carry Certification Class

Todd Stephenson, a Certified NRA Instructor with 35 years of firearms experience, will be holding a MINNESOTA AND IOWA Concealed Carry class on Saturday, July 31st, 2021 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 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.   Reservations are required as classes fill quickly and seats are limited.  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 seat early.
 

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7/31/2021
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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