Calendar of Events - Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce

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10/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
Oct 1-31. A month to observe bullying and cyber-bullying prevention awareness, with activities in schools and communities. Adults must empower the victims and help change the behavior of bullies. Schools must react swiftly and redirect negative behaviors into positive and productive solutions Bystanders who witness the assaults and harassments and threats must not remain silent. Parents must teach their kids kindness compassion, respect and schools must do the same. Our kids and teens need to know they are valued and protected. For info: STOMP Out Bullying. click for details
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10/12/2020 - 11/16/2020
Calling all youth ages 8-16!  Come join the IGNYTE Musical Dance Theater on Oct. 12 - Nov. 16 every Monday 4-6pm and learn a dance on peace and social justice and work with other trained professionals on the creation of a musical with a similar theme to be performed at the Orpheum Theater! 
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10/26/2020 - 11/16/2020
Calling all youth or youth at heart ages 11-111!!  IGNYTE Musical Dance Theater is offering a unique intergenerational opportunity to explore music, dance, theater, poetry, and spoken word to promote peace and social justice!  A special program will be offered to 10 and under so the whole family can come and enjoy!  For the next few weeks each Monday 4-6 pm feel free to check it out free of charge (donations appreciated) and see if you want to join the play, or our choreographed dance, or song, or all of the above! ...or share your own form of creative expression!!  Beginning November 16 the open house will be closed and we will focus on rehearsal for the public performance!!  IGNYTE is dedicated to promoting peace, social justice, personal transformation, and empowerment!  The performing arts can be used to portray anything...let's use them to build!...build each other up...build community...and build peace!
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10/27/2020
Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 10:15 AM for Storytime Live! online with Zoom. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play! Please log-in 5 minutes early to ensure sound and video are working properly. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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10/29/2020
Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 10:15 AM for Storytime Live! online with Zoom. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play! Please log-in 5 minutes early to ensure sound and video are working properly. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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10/30/2020
Trick or Treat at Chamber Member businesses on Friday, October 30th, 2020!
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10/31/2020
Halloween is on Saturday, October 31st, 2020.
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10/31/2020
Come join us in your best costume! There will be drink specials! Games! Fun! See you at the lake!
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10/31/2020
Join us for a spooky good time at the Jolly Cork.
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10/31/2020
We can't wait to see you all for the fall show, Oct. 31 2020, from 10-2!
$35.00 for space with 8ft. table, or round 8ft. (diam.)
Contact info
RhondaT52556@gmail.com
or
annkrouse@gmail.com

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10/31/2020
The City of Fairfield will hold trick-or-treating on Saturday, October 31st, 2020 from 5:30pm - 8:00pm. 
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11/3/2020
General Election Day - Generally, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
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11/4/2020
Explore the great outdoors alongside your child! For the November program of the monthly series we will be hitting the park to discover what is in the prairie. We will be doing a short introduction before heading out on a hike. This program is designed for children age 2-4 and the child must be accompanied by an adult. Toddler Time happens rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather!
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11/6/2020
Fairfield First Fridays November event - Details TBA
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11/10/2020
Join Kelly McKay from ‘Building Better Birders’ as he shares an indoor presentation on the common birds you see at the feeders in Iowa. Funding for this workshop was provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection – Conservation Education Program (REAP – CEP). This workshop will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation) and Brian Ritter (Nahant Marsh Education Center).
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11/11/2020
Veterans Day is on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020.
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11/11/2020
Join Kelly McKay from ‘Building Better Birders’ as he guides a bird hike in Jefferson County Park. Participants should bring along your binoculars and dress for fall weather. Staff will have a few extra binoculars if participants do not have a pair.
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11/12/2020
Cancelled
1st Annual JCHC Benefits & Wellness Fair
Jefferson County Health Center would like to present our first Annual JCHC Benefits & Wellness Fair! During our Annual Benefits Enrollment period, we want to offer our employees the chance to gain additional information about our benefits and wellness offerings straight from the vendors. We invite you to be a part of the fair and discuss with employees your current offerings.

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11/12/2020
November’s Garden Reads Book Club selection is The Winter Harvest Handbook : Year-Round Vegetable Production Using Deep-Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses by Eliot Coleman. Learn proven techniques from a master organic farmer to grow your own delicious food in any climate.  They will meet Thursday, November 12. 

Thanks to new equipment, the library now offers a hybrid approach to book club hosting. Participants have three options:
1. 12 people attend in person, or
2. 12 people attend via Zoom, or
3. Up to 8 people attend in person while the rest attend via Zoom. Audio and video are enabled in both directions.
 

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11/18/2020

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER

FAIRFIELD ARTS & CONVENTION CENTER - SMITH ROOM

Did you know...

  • Every two seconds someone needs blood
  • Blood cannot be manufactured - it can only come from generous donors
  • Although an estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood at any given time, less than 10 percent of that eligible population actually do each year
The Fairfield Arts & Convention Center welcomes you to the Mississippi Valley Blood Center's Community Blood Drive.

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11/19/2020
Fairfield Arts and Convention Center
Join us for an evening of great conversations about the vision and future of your Center. Our new executive director will be on hand to meet and mingle. Enjoy live music by The Lefflers. Snacks and a cash bar will also be available.
 

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11/20/2020
Prime Rib at YOUR Fairfield Elks Lodge the 3rd Friday of every month! See you there!!!
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11/25/2020
As fall is wrapping up and winter is on its way, send your child to a half day camp to explore what the park looks like during this season change. The morning session will be for students in pre-school and kindergarten while the afternoon session will be for students in 1st through 3rd grade.
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11/25/2020
As fall is wrapping up and winter is on its way, send your child to a half day camp to explore what the park looks like during this season change. The morning session will be for students in pre-school and kindergarten while the afternoon session will be for students in 1st through 3rd grade.
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11/26/2020
Thanksgiving is on Thursday, November 26th, 2020.
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