Calendar of Events - Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce

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2019 Staff Appreciation Lunch
04/24/19 - 06/18/19
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Events in the next 30 days...
6/18/2019
The American Legion Rider meeting is the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.
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6/18/2019
NA in Cresco is an open meeting which means non-addict friends and relatives are welcome to attend.
Meetings are held every Tuesday, 7:00pm at First Lutheran Church.

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6/19/2019
MiEnergy Cooperative will be closed Wednesday, June 19th for an Employee Development Day.
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6/19/2019
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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6/20/2019 - 6/22/2019
Don't miss this popular weekend event in Cresco. Sponsored by the Cresco Shopper who will have the locations printed in their publication. Call 563.547.2025 to reserve your spot on the Shopper's map.
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6/20/2019
Thursday, June 20th is the Lucas Oil MLRA Race at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Adults; $20, Youth; $10, Kids 9 & under; FREE and Pit Pass; $30. Pit gate opens at 3pm, Grandstand opens at 5:00pm Hot Laps are at 6:30pm.


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6/20/2019
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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6/21/2019
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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6/22/2019

Join the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation in celebrating the 10th Annual Breakfast on the Farm!

The event will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 8:30 am - Noon at Iowa's Dairy Center located south of Calmar. We’ll be serving up a delicious breakfast of Dad’s Belgian Waffles and sausage complete with dairy products including butter and whipped cream, yogurt, cheese, milk and of course, ice cream! This event is sure to be our biggest and best one yet with lots of activities to keep you and your family busy all morning including:

·         Guided tram tours of Iowa’s Dairy Center and NICC Beef Center

·         Hand milk a cow
·         10th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

·         Petting Zoo

·         Story Time with the Dairy Princess
·         Farm themed yoga

·         Cow and tractor inflatables

·         Corn pools

·         Robotic milking demonstrations
·         Agriculture education exhibits

·         And more!

Breakfast on the Farm will be held rain or shine. Donations are accepted the day of and parking is available on-site. For more information, visit our website and Facebook event. See you there!


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6/23/2019
Todd Stephenson, a Certified NRA Instructor with over 30 years of firearms experience, will be holding a LADIES ONLY MINNESOTA & IOWA Concealed Carry class on SUNDAY, June 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 6:00pm.  You must be 21 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 and you MUST pre-register in person at Outdoors & More, Inc. in Cresco OR by phone.  With your class fee paid, you will be provided a one-year Single membership to the Cresco Wildlife Club.  If you are already a member of the Cresco Wildlife Club, you will be provided with a one-year single membership extension.  Upgrades to a FAMILY membership may be made for an additional $5.00.

Please call Todd Stephenson at (641) 257-9345 for more information or visit Outdoors & More at 115 3rd Ave. W. 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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6/23/2019
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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6/25/2019
NA in Cresco is an open meeting which means non-addict friends and relatives are welcome to attend.
Meetings are held every Tuesday, 7:00pm at First Lutheran Church.

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6/26/2019
It's Cruise Night at A&W/Long John Silver's in Cresco on the last Wednesday of the month from April through September from 5pm - 7pm.  (April 24, May 29, June 26, July 31, August 28, September 25)
 
Come out and see the cool cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Great music, specials, and door prizes!

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6/26/2019
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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6/26/2019
ECIPA Truck & Tractor Pull at the the MIGHTY Howard County Fair on Wednesday June 26th, 2019 from 6:30-9:30pm.
 
ECIPA Classes:
13,000lb 10mph Farm Stock Tractors
8,500lb 466 Limited Pro Tractors
9,300lb Super Farm Tractors
8,000lb 2.6 Diesel Trucks
6,200lb Super Stock 2wd Trucks
6,200lb Super Stock 4x4 Trucks

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6/27/2019
Sunday, June 27th is the Cresco Speedway Races. Find more information at Facebook by searching Upper Iowa Speedway or at https://www.mhcfair.com/site/mhcf-speedway-landing.php.


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6/27/2019
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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6/28/2019
K-3rd Grade (2018-2019) are invited to the summer camp A Universe of Possibilities at the Howard County Fairgrounds 4-H building from 9am to 3pm.
Cost: $15/Camp. Bring a Sack Lunch, snacks will be provided.
Learn about all the wonderful possibilities that the MIGHTY Howard County Fair and 4-H have to offer. We will be "blasting" off to see great sites around the fairgrounds.
Call Howard County Extension, 563.547.300 or email Kelli at ksteinla@iastate.edu

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6/30/2019
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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7/2/2019
 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day
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7/2/2019
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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7/2/2019
NA in Cresco is an open meeting which means non-addict friends and relatives are welcome to attend.
Meetings are held every Tuesday, 7:00pm at First Lutheran Church.

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7/3/2019
 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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7/3/2019
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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7/4/2019
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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7/4/2019
Thursday, July 4th is the Cresco Speedway Races, The Iron Man Series. Find more information at Facebook by searching Upper Iowa Speedway or at https://www.mhcfair.com/site/mhcf-speedway-landing.php.
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7/5/2019

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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7/6/2019
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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7/7/2019
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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7/9/2019
All K-3rd Grade (2018-2019) are invited to the Mad Scientist Summer Camp on July 9 in Lime Springs (SALC), 11 in Cresco (Kessel Park), 16 in Elma (City Park) and 18 in Riceville (City Park) from 9am to 3pm.
Cost: $15/Camp. Bring a Sack Lunch, snacks will be provided.
Have you ever wanted to have a ton of fun as a Mad Scientist in the lab? Come and explore science with a day of fun and messy hands-on experiments.

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7/9/2019
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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7/9/2019
American Legion Post 135 meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.
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7/9/2019
NA in Cresco is an open meeting which means non-addict friends and relatives are welcome to attend.
Meetings are held every Tuesday, 7:00pm at First Lutheran Church.

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7/10/2019
First Lutheran Church and Immanuel Lutheran Church are partnering in faith to put on a Pre-K through 6th grade event of fun, faith and festivities.  
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7/10/2019
First Lutheran Church and Immanuel Lutheran Church are partnering in faith to put on a 6th grade - 12th grade evening of fun, faith and festivities.  
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7/10/2019
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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7/11/2019
All K-3rd Grade (2018-2019) are invited to the Mad Scientist Summer Camp on July 9 in Lime Springs (SALC), 11 in Cresco (Kessel Park), 16 in Elma (City Park) and 18 in Riceville (City Park) from 9am to 3pm .
Cost: $15/Camp. Bring a Sack Lunch, snacks will be provided.
Have you ever wanted to have a ton of fun as a Mad Scientist in the lab? Come and explore science with a day of fun and messy hands-on experiments.

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7/11/2019
Join us for three classes on understanding Parkinson's Disease from 12:00 Noon to 1pm. A light lunch will be served. Call Sue Barnes, Howard County Extension at 563-547-3001 to register. Recognize symptoms of Parkinson's; understand what causes Parkinson's and how treatments work; learn about therapeutic activities that can be done in the home.
This class is free, but registration is required.

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7/11/2019
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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7/14/2019
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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7/16/2019
All K-3rd Grade (2018-2019) are invited to the Mad Scientist Summer Camp on July 9 in Lime Springs (SALC), 11 in Cresco (Kessel Park), 16 in Elma (City Park) and 18 in Riceville (City Park) from 9am to 3pm.
Cost: $15/Camp. Bring a Sack Lunch, snacks will be provided.
Have you ever wanted to have a ton of fun as a Mad Scientist in the lab? Come and explore science with a day of fun and messy hands-on experiments.

more info...

7/16/2019
The American Legion Rider meeting is the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.
more info...

7/16/2019
NA in Cresco is an open meeting which means non-addict friends and relatives are welcome to attend.
Meetings are held every Tuesday, 7:00pm at First Lutheran Church.

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7/17/2019
RHSHC Hospital Auxiliary 28th Annual Four-Person Men and/or Women Best Shot Golf Tournament
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
Cresco Country Club in Cresco, Iowa
Shotgun Start 9:00 am
Proceeds from this event will purchase two cardiac crash carts with portable suction and intubation equipment
Entry Fee: $150 per Team of Four (registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch)
The field will be limited to 30 pre-paid teams (no exceptions or walk-ins)
You may register by mailing your check with team member names to:
(check payable to: RHS Hospital Auxiliary)
Regional Health Services of Howard County
C/O Sue Heimerdinger, Marketing/Community Relations
235 8th Ave West
Cresco, Iowa 52136
Registration Deadline: Monday, July 8th
For questions please call Sue at 563-547-6345
Contact the Cresco Country Club ASAP regarding cart rental at 563-547-2374

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7/17/2019
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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7/18/2019 - 7/21/2019
Cresco Community Theatre Productions presents, Thursday through Sunday, July 18-21, 9 to 5 The Musical at the Cresco Theatre. Thursday-Saturday at 7:00pm and Sunday at 2:00pm. Tickets are $10/person. Doors open one hour prior to production.
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7/18/2019
Ridiculous Day in Cresco, Thursday, July 19th from 8am - 3pm!
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7/18/2019
All K-3rd Grade (2018-2019) are invited to the Mad Scientist Summer Camp on July 9 in Lime Springs (SALC), 11 in Cresco (Kessel Park), 16 in Elma (City Park) and 18 in Riceville (City Park) from 9am to 3pm .
Cost: $15/Camp. Bring a Sack Lunch, snacks will be provided.
Have you ever wanted to have a ton of fun as a Mad Scientist in the lab? Come and explore science with a day of fun and messy hands-on experiments.

more info...

7/18/2019
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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7/18/2019
The Camino Trio is back! Come join us for live music, a Tap Takeover, and prizes! Ridiculous fun guaranteed!
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