Calendar of Events - Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce

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2/17/2019
Every third Sunday from October through April is the VFW Breakfast serving regular, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverages. See you there! (8:00am - 12:30pm).
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2/18/2019
Celebrating President's Day
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2/18/2019
Effective November 15th through April 15th is the official snow removal parking notice:
On odd number calendar days beginning at 5pm parking only on the odd numbered side of the street or avenue(East side or South side) until 5pm the next day.
On even number calendar days beginning at 5pm parking only on the even numbered side of the street or avenue (West side or North side) until 5pm on the next day.
This parking will be enforced throughout the day, regardless of whether it snows or does not snow until April 15th.
For more information call 563.547.3101.

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2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19th from 10am-2pm at the Featherlite Center is IDALS Pesticide Testing. Call Sue at 563.547.3001 for more information.
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2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19th from 1pm to 4pm is the 4-H Visual Arts Workshop. Call Sue Barnes for more information, 563.547.3001.
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2/19/2019
The American Legion Rider meeting is the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.
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2/21/2019
Thursday, Feb 21st at 5:30pm is the Small Change - Building Financial Security class at NICC. Call Sue Barnes for more information, 563.547.3001.
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2/23/2019
Notre Dame Youth, grades 6-8, will be hosting a Color Run in Cresco, Saturday, February 23rd.
Run takes place on the Prairie Springs Recreational Trail.

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2/23/2019
Eat all you want of finely prepared Wild Game sponsored by the Cresco Wildlife Club. Serving from 5-8pm.
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2/26/2019
Tuesdays (the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays) is Tot Time from 10:30am - 11:30am.
Families gain confidence and build supports when they visit with other families. Please consider joining this group of parents and children ages 0-5 years of age, as we gather to strengthen our community. A family educator from Helping Services for Youth and Families will be available with resources, and information regarding health, safety, development, and nutrition. Strategies and ideas for toilet training, discipline, and guidance are always discussed. Older siblings in the family are always welcome as well. Feel free to contact Marcia with questions at 641-220-2239.

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2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27th from 9-11am at the Extension office is the Seed Treatment Commercial Applicator Training. Call Sue for more information, 563.547.3001.
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2/28/2019
The Red Cross will be holding a blood drive on Thursday, February 28th from 1-6pm at the VFW Post 4561 in Cresco.
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3/1/2019

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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3/2/2019
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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3/5/2019
 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day
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3/6/2019
The first Wednesday of every month is Senior Day at Hometown Shopko in Cresco. Stop in for specials and get % off your purchases.
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3/6/2019
The first Wednesday of every month is Senior Day at Hometown Shopko in Cresco. Stop in for specials and get % off your purchases.
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3/6/2019
Wednesday, March 6th from 9-11am at the Extension office is the Ornamental and Turfgrass Commercial Applicator Training. Call Sue for more information, 563.547.3001.
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3/7/2019
Thursday, March 7th is information about Advanced Manufacturing at NICC Cresco Center, 5:30pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.
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3/8/2019
Friday, March 8th is the annual Border Battle hosted by the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame inside the Crestwood High School Gymnasium.  Come watch the best high school senior wrestlers from northern Iowa battle against the best from southern Minnesota. Stop by the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame before the wrestling begins, located at 101 2nd Ave SW (Hwy 9) in Cresco.
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3/9/2019
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, March 9, 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 6:00pm.  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 to reserve your seat ASAP – if I have seats available, walk-ins are welcome the day of class, but class size is 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. W. (behind Billmyer Furniture) in Cresco to reserve your seat.  Walk-ins the day of class are welcome as long as seats are available, but class size WILL be limited, so I encourage you to reserve your seat(s) early.
 

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3/12/2019
Tuesdays (the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays) is Tot Time from 10:30am - 11:30am.
Families gain confidence and build supports when they visit with other families. Please consider joining this group of parents and children ages 0-5 years of age, as we gather to strengthen our community. A family educator from Helping Services for Youth and Families will be available with resources, and information regarding health, safety, development, and nutrition. Strategies and ideas for toilet training, discipline, and guidance are always discussed. Older siblings in the family are always welcome as well. Feel free to contact Marcia with questions at 641-220-2239.

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3/12/2019
VFW Auxiliary meeting at Evans Memorial Home.
Meeting times:
October through March, meeting time is 1:30pm
April through September, meeting time is 6:30pm

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3/12/2019
American Legion Post 135 meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.
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3/13/2019
Wednesday, March 13th from 9-11am at the Extension office is the Certified Handler Commercial Applicator Training. Call Sue at 563.547.3001 for more information.
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3/15/2019
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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3/16/2019
Saturday, March 16th is the annual St. Patrick's Day Brew & Stew in Cresco! 
Sign up for this 5K Fun Run or 15K Bike at https://www.active.com/cresco-ia/running/distance-running-races/brew-and-stew-2019?int=
and get your costumes ready for this fun day in March!

For more information call 507.259.5070 or on Twitter @brewNstew.

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3/17/2019
Every third Sunday from October through April is the VFW Breakfast serving regular, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverages. See you there! (8:00am - 12:30pm).
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3/18/2019
Effective November 15th through April 15th is the official snow removal parking notice:
On odd number calendar days beginning at 5pm parking only on the odd numbered side of the street or avenue(East side or South side) until 5pm the next day.
On even number calendar days beginning at 5pm parking only on the even numbered side of the street or avenue (West side or North side) until 5pm on the next day.
This parking will be enforced throughout the day, regardless of whether it snows or does not snow until April 15th.
For more information call 563.547.3101.

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3/19/2019
The American Legion Rider meeting is the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.
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