Calendar of Events - Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce
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12/15/17
 -12/16/17
CARE Program

Drop off for CARE is at Howard County Fairgrounds, December 15-16, 2017.
​For more information call Kim Hudecek, 563.580.3216 or Lori or Deb at CUSB Bank, 563.547.2040.

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12/15/17
 -12/17/17
Victorian Holiday Open House

Enjoy the various Christmas Trees and Holiday Décor throughout Mike and Cindy Yslas' home Dec 15 (5-8pm), Dec 16 (10am-4pm), and Dec 17 (1-4pm). Holiday music and festive treats provided!

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12/15/17
Donate Blood at RHSHC

Friday, December 15th from 1-5pm at RHSHC you may donate blood. Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903.

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12/15/17
You are invited to the annual Christmas Social!


Annual Christmas Social
December 15th, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dessert / Refreshments / Fellowship

At Cresco Assisted Living
1004 N Elm St
Cresco, IA 52136

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12/16/17
Polka Party on KZCQ 102.3 FM

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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12/16/17
FREE Movie "A Christmas Carol" at Cresco Theatre

Sponsored by Lickteig Lawn Care & Snow Removal, come out to see the FREE movie "A Christmas Carol" at the Cresco Theatre, Saturday, December 16th. Movie starts at 2:00pm, doors open at 1:00pm.

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12/17/17
VFW Pancake Breakfast

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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12/18/17
 -12/22/17
Cresco Bank & Trust Christmas Open House

Christmas Open House at Cresco Bank & Trust during business hours is from December 18-22. Hot apple cider, coffee and cookies are on the menu!

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12/18/17
Crestwood K-4th Grade Holiday Concert

Monday, December 18th, 6:30pm is the K-4th Grade Holiday Concert at Crestwood High School.

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12/19/17
Notre Dame Preschool Christmas Play

Tuesday, December 19th, 10:30am and 2:30pm is the Notre Dame Preschool Christmas Play at Notre Dame Catholic School.

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12/19/17
Private Pesticide Applicator Training in Riceville

Tuesday, December 19th at the Riceville Community Center from 9:30am - 11:30am is the Private Pesticide Applicator Training. Call Sue Barnes for more information: 563.547.3001.

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12/19/17
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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12/20/17
Santa visits Cresco Public Library!

Wednesday, December 20th at 10:00am Santa visits the Cresco Public Library!

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12/21/17
Notre Dame Grades 1-6 Christmas Concerts

Thursday, December 21st, 1:00pm and 6:30pm is the Notre Dame Grades 1-6 Christmas Concert at Notre Dame Catholic School.

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12/21/17
Farm Bureau Scholarship

Applications are now available through Howard County Farm Bureau:
​1. Parents must be Howard County Farm Bureau members.
2. Student is a senior in high school.
​3. Student is pursuing a degree in agriculture, education, or nursing at either a two-year or four-year college.

​All applications are due by March 1st at 4:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. The top two county applications will be sent to state for consideration of additional shcolarship.

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12/22/17
Holly Light Ride

Friday, December 22nd, 5:00pm starting at Cresco Bicycles is the annual Holly Light Ride. We ride bikes around town and view the holiday lights. Good company, holiday cheer and our free soup, snacks and beverages will be at the shop. Stop on by regardless if you ride or don't ride. Please share this event with friends!

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12/25/17
 -01/02/18
Howard-Winn Holiday Break

Happy Holidays! No school.

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12/28/17
Farm Bureau Scholarship

Applications are now available through Howard County Farm Bureau:
​1. Parents must be Howard County Farm Bureau members.
2. Student is a senior in high school.
​3. Student is pursuing a degree in agriculture, education, or nursing at either a two-year or four-year college.

​All applications are due by March 1st at 4:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. The top two county applications will be sent to state for consideration of additional shcolarship.

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12/30/17
FREE Movie "Secret Life of Pets" at Cresco Theatre

Sponsored by Schatzee's Body Shop, come out to see the FREE Movie "Secret Life of Pets" at the Cresco Theatre, December 30th. Movie starts at 2:00pm, doors open at 1:00pm.

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12/31/17
New Years Eve at Cresco Country Club


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01/01/18
Take Your Time TRIATHLON

Sign up at the Cresco Fitness Center, only $25 for the 'Take Your Time Triathlon' starting Jan 1-Apr 30, 2018.
Run or Walk 150 miles (track, treadmill, stair climber, elliptical, outside)
Swim or Walk Water 15 miles (swim; 70 lengths=1mi, 88 lengths=1 mi for walk water on north side of pool)
Bike 250 miles (stationary, elliptical, outside)
Upon completion, long-sleeve drifit or long-sleeve shirt will be awarded!

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01/02/18
VFW Post 4561 meeting

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01/03/18
Howard-Winneshiek Teacher In-service

No school.

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01/03/18
FREE Movie "Ferdinand" at Cresco Theatre

Sponsored by CUSB Bank, come out and see the FREE movie "Ferdinand" at the Cresco Theatre, Wednesday, January 3rd. Movie starts at 2:00pm, doors open at 1:00pm.

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01/04/18
Back to School Howard-Winn

Welcome back!

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01/04/18
Farm Bureau Scholarship

Applications are now available through Howard County Farm Bureau:
​1. Parents must be Howard County Farm Bureau members.
2. Student is a senior in high school.
​3. Student is pursuing a degree in agriculture, education, or nursing at either a two-year or four-year college.

​All applications are due by March 1st at 4:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. The top two county applications will be sent to state for consideration of additional shcolarship.

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01/05/18
 -01/07/18
A Piece-ful Weekend Quilter's Retreat

Join fellow quilters at the NICC Cresco Center for a weekend of quilting, food and fun. Get that project done that's been in your closet for months, or start a brand new one for 2018. There will be demonstrations, show and tell time, a garage sale of fabrics and notions and a Quilter's Garden bonus discount certificate for all participants. Instructors, Kay and Katie, have a combined 74 years of quilting experience and will be on hand to answer questions. The NICC Cresco Center will be set up with large, individual workstations with good lighting, as well as cutting and ironing stations. Saturday chair massages from Total Look will be available for extra charge. Saturday lunch and Sunday continental brunch are included in the cost of the retreat. Bring your favorite munchies to share.
 For more information: 563.547.3355 (NICC Cresco Center) and to register online, request  #57464, or call NICC Calmar Campus at 563.728.2256 x399.

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01/05/18
Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group meeting

The Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first Friday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs).

Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.

The Cresco 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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01/06/18
Flanagan Tournament

Come out to CHS and see some good 'ole fashioned Iowa High School wrestling. It's the Flanagan Wrestling tournament on Saturday, January 7th and it starts at 10:00am.

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01/08/18
Take Your Time TRIATHLON

Sign up at the Cresco Fitness Center, only $25 for the 'Take Your Time Triathlon' starting Jan 1-Apr 30, 2018.
Run or Walk 150 miles (track, treadmill, stair climber, elliptical, outside)
Swim or Walk Water 15 miles (swim; 70 lengths=1mi, 88 lengths=1 mi for walk water on north side of pool)
Bike 250 miles (stationary, elliptical, outside)
Upon completion, long-sleeve drifit or long-sleeve shirt will be awarded!

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01/09/18
VFW Auxiliary Meeting

VFW Auxiliary meeting, 1:30pm at VFW Hall.

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01/09/18
American Legion meeting

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

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01/11/18
Farm Bureau Scholarship

Applications are now available through Howard County Farm Bureau:
​1. Parents must be Howard County Farm Bureau members.
2. Student is a senior in high school.
​3. Student is pursuing a degree in agriculture, education, or nursing at either a two-year or four-year college.

​All applications are due by March 1st at 4:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. The top two county applications will be sent to state for consideration of additional shcolarship.

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