Calendar of Events - Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce
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Events in the next 30 days...
DateEvent
12/08/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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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12/08/19
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

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12/10/19
Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Meeting

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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12/10/19
Crestwood Girls Basketball at Decorah

Tuesday, December 10th, 5:00pm pm is Crestwood 9th/JV/Varsity Girls Basketball at Decorah.

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12/10/19
Crestwood Wrestling with North Butler/NFV

Tuesday, December 10th, 6:00pm is Crestwood Wrestling with North Butler/NFV.

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12/10/19
American Legion meeting

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

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12/11/19
Community Coffee Club

Community Coffee Club
Accura Healthcare Cresco
Every Wednesday at 9:30am is our Community Coffee Club.  Come join us for coffee, rolls and conversation!

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12/11/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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.    

more info...
12/12/19
MiEnergy closed for Employee Development Day

MiEnergy Cooperative will be closed Thursday, December 12th for an Employee Development Day.

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12/12/19
Weight Watchers

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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12/12/19
Crestwood Wrestling at New Hampton

Thursday, December 12th, 6:16pm is Crestwood Wrestling at New Hampton.

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12/13/19
Jingle in Your Pocket begins!

Jingle in Your Pocket begins Friday, November 8th in Cresco!
Spend $40 or more at participating Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce members and receive a Jingle in Your Pocket card. Fill out and drop off at the Cresco Chamber, CUSB Bank or Cresco Bank & Trust for a chance to win one of the 40-$100 Chamber Dollars this year.
Jingle winners will be announced November 22, 29 and December 6, 13th. Winners will be posted on the Cresco and Howard County Facebook page.
Thank you to CUSB Bank and Cresco Bank & Trust for their financial contributions! 

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12/13/19
RHSHC Auxiliary Holiday Cookie & Candy Sale

Friday, December 13th from 9am to 2pm (or until sold out) is the Hospital Auxiliary's Holiday Cookie & Candy Sale at the Methodist Church in Cresco.
Proceeds from this sale will go to purchase radio equipment for the Emergency Department at RHSHC.

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12/13/19
Crestwood Boys Basketball at Charles City

Friday, December 13th, 5:00pm is Crestwood 9th/JV/Varsity Boys Basketball at Charles City.

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12/13/19
Crestwood Girls Basketball with Charles City

Friday, December 13th 6:15 pm is Crestwood 9th/JV/Varsity Girls Basketball with Charles City.

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12/14/19
Crestwood Wrestling at Aplington-Parkersburg

Saturday, December 14th, 9:00am is Crestwood Wrestling at Aplington-Parkersburg.

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12/14/19
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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12/14/19
SANTA at Cresco Theatre

Saturday, December 14th from 1- 2pm visit with Santa at the Cresco Theatre before the free movie "The Grinch" sponsored by the Cresco Chamber Business Committee.

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12/14/19
FREE Movie "Grinch" at Cresco Theatre

FREE Movies:
All movies start at 2pm except on Nov 29th - 2:30pm . Doors open one hour before.

Friday, November 29, " Rudoph the Red Nosed Reindeer"sponsored by Cresco Bank & Trust
Saturday, December 7, "How The Grinch Stole Christmas", sponsored by The Cresco Shopper
Saturday, December 14, "Grinch", sponsored by the Cresco Business Committee
Saturday, December 28, "The Star", sponsored by Howard County Community Hospice
Thursday, January 2, "Frozen 2", sponsored by CUSB Bank

GRINCH OFF: Come see both Grinch Movies. Vote for your favorite and enter to win a prize that would warm even the smallest heart.
The Cresco Theatre is a C.A.R.E. Tree/ Mittem location.

more info...
12/14/19
Crestwood Varsity Boys Basketball at Decorah

Saturday, December 14th, 4:30pm is Crestwood Varsity Boys Basketball at Decorah

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12/14/19
Crestwood Girls Basketball at Luther College

Saturday, December 14th, 6:00 pm is Crestwood Varsity Girls Basketball at Luther College.

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12/15/19
VFW Pancake Breakfast

Every third Sunday from October - April is the VFW Post 4561 Pancake Breakfast from 8am to 12:30pm.
Menu includes regular, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverage.
Freewill donation.

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12/15/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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.    

more info...
12/15/19
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

more info...
12/16/19
 -12/20/19
Cresco Bank & Trust Holiday Open House

Stop in at Cresco Bank & Trust during the week of December 16-20 from 9am to 4pm for their Holiday Open House.

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12/17/19
Crestwood Girls Basketball at Waukon

Tuesday, December 17th, 5:00pm is Crestwood 9th/JV/Varsity Girls Basketball at Waukon.

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12/17/19
Crestwood Boys Basketball with Waukon

Tuesday, December 17th, 5:00pm is Crestwood 9th/JV/Varsity Boys Basketball with Waukon.

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12/17/19
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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12/18/19
Community Coffee Club

Community Coffee Club
Accura Healthcare Cresco
Every Wednesday at 9:30am is our Community Coffee Club.  Come join us for coffee, rolls and conversation!

more info...
12/18/19
Chamber Business Committee

The Chamber Business Committee meets every third Wednesday at 8:00am at the Chamber office.
All Chamber members are welcome.

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12/18/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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.    

more info...
12/19/19
Sing along with SANTA at Accura Healthcare Cresco!

Thursday, December 19th at 10am you are invited to sing along with Santa at Accura Healthcare of Cresco.

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12/19/19
Weight Watchers

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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12/19/19
Crestwood Wrestling at Waverly-Shell Rock

Thursday, December 19th, 6:16pm is Crestwood Wrestling at Waverly-Shell Rock.

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12/20/19
Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support meeting

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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12/20/19
Crestwood Girls Basketball at Lyle/Pacelli

Friday, December 20th 6:00pm is Crestwood JV/Varsity Girls Basketball at Lyle/Pacelli, Minnesota.

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12/21/19
Crestwood Wrestling at Waterloo East Tournament

Saturday, December 21st is Crestwood Wrestling at Waterloo East Tournament at Young Arena.

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12/21/19
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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12/22/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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.    

more info...
12/22/19
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

more info...
12/23/19
 -01/01/20
Howard-Winn/Notre Dame Winter Break

No school.

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12/24/19
 -12/25/19
Howard County offices closed

Howard County offices closed for Christmas holiday.

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12/25/19
Community Coffee Club

Community Coffee Club
Accura Healthcare Cresco
Every Wednesday at 9:30am is our Community Coffee Club.  Come join us for coffee, rolls and conversation!

more info...
12/25/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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.    

more info...
12/26/19
Weight Watchers

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.

more info...
12/27/19
Crestwood Boys Basketball at Prairie Du Chien

Friday, December 27th,4:30pm is Crestwood JV/Varsity Boys Basketball at Prairie Du Chien.

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12/28/19
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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12/28/19
FREE Movie "The Star" at Cresco Theatre

FREE Movies:
All movies start at 2pm except on Nov 29th - 2:30pm . Doors open one hour before.

Friday, November 29, " Rudoph the Red Nosed Reindeer"sponsored by Cresco Bank & Trust
Saturday, December 7, "How The Grinch Stole Christmas", sponsored by The Cresco Shopper
Saturday, December 14, "Grinch", sponsored by the Cresco Business Committee
Saturday, December 28, "The Star", sponsored by Howard County Community Hospice
Thursday, January 2, "Frozen 2", sponsored by CUSB Bank

GRINCH OFF: Come see both Grinch Movies. Vote for your favorite and enter to win a prize that would warm even the smallest heart.
The Cresco Theatre is a C.A.R.E. Tree/ Mittem location.

more info...
12/29/19
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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.    

more info...
12/29/19
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

more info...
12/31/19
 -01/01/20
Howard County offices closed

Howard County offices closed for holiday

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01/01/20
Community Coffee Club

Community Coffee Club
Accura Healthcare Cresco
Every Wednesday at 9:30am is our Community Coffee Club.  Come join us for coffee, rolls and conversation!

more info...
01/01/20
Senior Discount Day at Cresco Family Pharmacy

 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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01/01/20
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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.    

more info...
01/02/20
Crestwood Wrestling with Waukon

Thursday, January 2nd Crestwood Wrestling with Waukon.

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01/02/20
FREE Movie "Frozen 2" at Cresco Theatre

FREE Movies:
All movies start at 2pm except on Nov 29th - 2:30pm . Doors open one hour before.

Friday, November 29, " Rudoph the Red Nosed Reindeer"sponsored by Cresco Bank & Trust
Saturday, December 7, "How The Grinch Stole Christmas", sponsored by The Cresco Shopper
Saturday, December 14, "Grinch", sponsored by the Cresco Business Committee
Saturday, December 28, "The Star", sponsored by Howard County Community Hospice
Thursday, January 2, "Frozen 2", sponsored by CUSB Bank

GRINCH OFF: Come see both Grinch Movies. Vote for your favorite and enter to win a prize that would warm even the smallest heart.
The Cresco Theatre is a C.A.R.E. Tree/ Mittem location.

more info...
01/02/20
Weight Watchers

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.

more info...
01/02/20
Crestwood Girls & Boys Basketball at Forest City

Thursday, January 2nd, 5:00pm is Crestwood JV/Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball at Forest City.

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01/03/20
Classes resume

Welcome back!

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01/03/20
Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support Group meeting

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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01/04/20
Northeast Iowa Food Bank Mobile Pantry

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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01/04/20
Minnesota/Iowa Permit To Carry / Concealed Carry Certification Class

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, January 4th, 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 8:30 AM, and class will begin promptly at 9:00 AM.  Class should conclude by between 6:00 and 7:00 PM.  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 ME to reserve your seat ASAP.  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 an additional $5.00!).

Please call Todd Stephenson at (641) 257-9345 for more information or visit Outdoors & More at 115 3rd Ave. West (behind Billmyer Furniture) 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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01/04/20
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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01/04/20
Crestwood Wrestling Dual with Caledonia/Independence

Saturday, January 4th, 12:00pm is Crestwood Wrestling Dual with Caledonia/Independence

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01/05/20
F.I.T. Running Club Social Run/Walk

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.    

more info...
01/05/20
new event

Every Sunday (unless announced) there will be BINGO at 2:00pm at the Cresco Wildlife Club at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Funds benefit the Gooder Trap Field and the Scholarship Fund. Concessions are available.

more info...
01/06/20
Crestwood Boys Basketball with Lyle/Pacelli

Monday, January 6th, 5:00pm is Crestwood 9th/JV/Varsity Boys Basketball with Lyle/Pacelli, Minnesota.

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01/07/20
Senior 60+ Discount Day at Sterling

 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day

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01/07/20
Crestwood Girls Basketball with New Hampton

Tuesday, January 7th, 5:00pm is Crestwood JV/Varsity Girls Basketball with New Hampton.

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01/07/20
new event


Tuesday, January 7th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm parents-to-be hear information directly from RHSHC doctors about childbirth, C-sections and pain-relief options. Nurses will discuss labor, breastfeeding, and postpartum care.
Cost is $25 or free of charge if delivering at Regional Health.

There will be another class on March 31, 2020.
Contact Amanda at 563.547.2022 or Stephanie at 563.547.6380 for more information.

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01/07/20
Crestwood Wrestling at Osage

Tuesday, January 7th, 6:30pm is Crestwood Wrestling at Osage.

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01/07/20
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4561 meeting

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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