Calendar of Events - Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce

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Events in the month of August 2020
8/1/2020
Master Gardener Training to Be Held Online This Fall
Applicants must apply for the training before Aug. 1, and complete the online sessions held by each participating ISU Extension and Outreach county office. All classes will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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8/8/2020
Stop by between 10am and 4pm to get a rare inside look at the Gothic House. No booking or tickets required, and admission is free. Our adjacent visitor center will be open its usual hours of 10am to 5pm. For more details on our visitor center, which is open every day, year-round (excluding major holidays), click here.
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8/8/2020
Formerly known as the Sierra Club Book Club, the library's rebranded Earth Friends Book Club meets at a local park today to discuss the second half of Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Library book clubs now meet at local parks, where there is plenty of fresh air and space for social distancing. Group size is limited to 12, and advance registration is required.

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8/8/2020
Temp Associates in Fairfield - 
Hiring Event! Open positions include: Department Administrator, Online Student Coordinator, Shipping Clerk, Maintenance Technician, PT & FT Housekeeping, Dietary Aide/Hospital, Grinder Operator, Food Service Workers, Machine Operators, Iron Pourer

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8/10/2020
The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.
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8/15/2020
A "buffalo" head has overlooked the Carnegie Library since 1900. Although the library has moved, the bison remains above the stairs to the 3rd floor. Come learn how bison were a keystone species in North American prairies. Pete Eyheralde, an Assistant Professor of Biology at William Penn University and a bison rancher in the southern Iowa for the last 20 years, will share the natural history of bison in the eastern tallgrass prairie and look at new findings from research in Iowa. Seating is limited. Take the elevator to the third floor.
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8/19/2020
Fairfield Manufacturers Association Bi-Monthly Meeting. Attend the bi-monthly lunch meeting if you are an FMA Member!
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8/20/2020
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Love that fresh garden produce but have more than you can eat? Preserve it! It’s not difficult, but you do need to follow safe methods. You’ll learn how to can, freeze, and dry foods safely at home.

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8/24/2020
Farmland Leasing Meeting 2020
Current land value & cash rental rate surveys; Types of farm lease arrangements; Determining a fair cash rent; Strategies for writing and terminating a farm lease; Economic outlook; ISU Extension worksheets and other resources

Due to Covid-19, the number of meetings have been reduced. Social distancing will be maintained. If you are concerned, call your location to see what protocols are being implemented. Bring your own pencils and paper. Seating will be limited and you must preregister 48 hours before the meeting, walk-ins will not be accepted.

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8/26/2020
Farmland Leasing Meeting 2020
Current land value & cash rental rate surveys; Types of farm lease arrangements; Determining a fair cash rent; Strategies for writing and terminating a farm lease; Economic outlook; ISU Extension worksheets and other resources

Due to Covid-19, the number of meetings have been reduced. Social distancing will be maintained. If you are concerned, call your location to see what protocols are being implemented. Bring your own pencils and paper. Seating will be limited and you must preregister 48 hours before the meeting, walk-ins will not be accepted.

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8/27/2020
On August 27 at 1pm-1:20pm, come out to the Ames Public Library to learn about The Borgen Project, what we are doing to help fight for the underdogs and how you can help.
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8/27/2020
Farmland Leasing Meeting 2020
Current land value & cash rental rate surveys; Types of farm lease arrangements; Determining a fair cash rent; Strategies for writing and terminating a farm lease; Economic outlook; ISU Extension worksheets and other resources

Due to Covid-19, the number of meetings have been reduced. Social distancing will be maintained. If you are concerned, call your location to see what protocols are being implemented. Bring your own pencils and paper. Seating will be limited and you must preregister 48 hours before the meeting, walk-ins will not be accepted.

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8/28/2020
Cancelled
Join the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate our rich agriculture community! The 2020 Barnyard Bash is presented by (2020 Sponsors TBA!). This event will be held on Friday, August 28th, from 5:00-9:00pm at the Maasdam Barns. This family friendly evening will engage the entire community!

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