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Events in the month of August 2017
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08/01/17
Nurtured Heart Approach Class

A parenting method that works for all children. This class is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required: call Brittany, 563.380.6510 or email bmcintyre@helpingservices.org.
Classes are Tuesdays, July 25, Aug 1, and Aug 8 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Notre Dame Catholic School in Cresco.

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08/02/17
 -08/03/17
Howard-Winneshiek School Registration

Online Registration at all attendance centers is encouraged

Crestwood K-8 and High School: Wednesday, August 2nd: 9:00am - 5:00pm and Thursday, August 3rd: 4:00pm - 7:00pm.

​Back to School Parent/Teacher Conferences: Thursday, August 24th
​Preschool begins Tuesday, September 5th.
​For more information: 563.547.2300 (PK - Grade 8) and 563.547.2764 (Grades 9-12).


 

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08/02/17
Free Breakfast & Lunch for ages 1 - 18 years old

Open to all children and teens 1 - 18 years. No registration or identification is required.
​Join us May 31st - August 11th (Monday - Friday) for Breakfast: served 8am - 9am and Lunch: served 11am - 1pm.
 

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08/02/17
Pizza On The Farm at Pinter's!

A fun, new way to celebrate SUMMER!
Bring a blanket and spread out on the grass in your bare feet or relax on our outdoor patio over a glass of wine or beer. Did we say wine? Yes! Buy a bottle of delicious local wine in our retail shop or bring your favorite wine or beer to enjoy. No cork fee!
$20 price includes admission to Pinter's Playland for up to 4 guests AND your first Pizza! Additional guests $5, additional pizzas $12. Soft drinks available for purchase. Visit www.pintersgardensandpumpkins.com for details.

​Enjoy Pizza On The Farm all summer long: June 10 & 28, July 8 & 19, August 2 & 12 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.

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08/05/17
Gun Show & Swap Meet

Come on out to the Expo Center, Saturday August 5th starting at 9:00am for the Gun Show/Swap Meet. Open to the public. Call John Pickar, 563.547.3114 for more information.
Lunch will be available.

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08/06/17
36th Annual Fly-In Breakfast

What's better than breakfast? Breakfast AND Airplanes! Stop out at the Ellen Church Airport for the 36th Annual Fly-In Breakfast from 7:30am - 12:00 Noon for omelets and pancakes and see up close all the cool airplanes. Sign up for airplane rides while your there and THEN...head over to Beadle Park for the 56th Annual Fine Arts Show from 9:30am - 3:30pm. It's a great day to be in Cresco!

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08/06/17
Fine Arts Show

Sunday, August 6th is the 56th Annual Fine Arts Show in Beadle Park. This is the longest, outdoor art show in the State of Iowa and a must-see when in Cresco! Stop out at Ellen Church Field (airport) from 7:30am - 12:00 Noon for a breakfast of omelets/pancakes and see all the planes before you make your way to the Art Show! See you there!

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08/07/17
Historical Society Meeting

Monday, August 7th, 7:00pm in Grange Hall is the Howard County Historical Society meeting. Program will feature Carol Burnike and "Human Trafficking".

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08/08/17
 -08/09/17
Notre Dame School Registration

Tuesday/Wednesday, August 8th and 9th is school registration for Grade K - 6 from 11:00am - 5:30pm. Registration, lunch info, and fee payments will be done in the Media Center. Preschool Parent Meeting will be in Church Hall Monday, August 7th from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. School begins Thursday, August 24th and Playgroup & Preschool begin Tuesday, September 5th.
Playgroup & Preschool Open House: Tuesday, August 29th from 3:30pm - 5:30pm. For additional information, call 563.547.4513.

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08/08/17
Ladies Local Golf Tournament

Tuesday, August 8th is the Ladies Local Golf Tournament. Sign up for times at the Club.

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08/08/17
Nurtured Heart Approach Class

A parenting method that works for all children. This class is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required: call Brittany, 563.380.6510 or email bmcintyre@helpingservices.org.
Classes are Tuesdays, July 25, Aug 1, and Aug 8 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Notre Dame Catholic School in Cresco.

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08/08/17
Fall Sports Parent Meeting

Parents of Volleyball (grades 9-12), Football (grades 9-12), and Cross Country (grades 7-12) will meet Tuesday, August 8th, 7:00pm at CHS.

Large group parent meeting with AD Greg Hiemstra in High School Auditorium discussing expectations, philosophy, and communication. Followed by breakout sessions led by head coaches discussing expectations and communication in specific detail.

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08/09/17
Free Breakfast & Lunch for ages 1 - 18 years old

Open to all children and teens 1 - 18 years. No registration or identification is required.
​Join us May 31st - August 11th (Monday - Friday) for Breakfast: served 8am - 9am and Lunch: served 11am - 1pm.
 

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08/09/17
Cresco Chamber Golf Outing

Sign up for FUN, FRIENDS, and GOLF at the Cresco Chamber Golf Outing.

​This three-person golf tourney is a great way to network and have fun on the golf course.
Call the Chamber today, 563.547.3434, and support your Chamber!

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08/09/17
Welcome to Medicare Seminar

RHSHC is hosting a free "Welcome to Medicare" Seminar on Wednesday, August 9th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Laura Rose Education Center. Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors will be attending. Registration is required by calling 563.547.6345.

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08/11/17
Hanson Tire's 7th Annual Vintage Tractor Show & Customer Appreciation Day

Come out to Hanson Tire Service on Friday, August 11th for their 7th Annual Vintage Tractor Show & Customer Appreciation Day. Serving lunch from 11:00am - 2:00pm, door prizes, and oh yeah, cool vintage tractors!

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08/11/17
 -08/12/17
Customer Appreciation Event

Friday and Saturday, August 11th and 12th is a Customer Appreciation Event at Up & Running Electronics in Cresco. Stop in for your customer appreciation goodie bags and take a turn at their 'Spin the Wheel'.

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08/11/17
CHS Band Can Drive


CHS Band Students will canvass the town seeking  beverage cans as well as plastic & glass bottle donations on Friday, August 11th 4:00 to 6:00 pm in Cresco  You may put your bags of beverage cans/ bottles on your front step if you are not home on August 11 and would like to donate cans/plastic bottles.  You may also drop your cans/bottles off at the Cresco Can House and designate that the funds go to the Crestwood Band Boosters at any time during the year.  Help Support the CHS Band!    Thank You!
 

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08/12/17
Iowa Concealed Carry Class

Saturday, August 12th at the Cresco Wildlife Club led by a NRA Instructor is the Iowa Concealed Carry class. Pre-registration is at 8:30am with class from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Must be 21 or older, photo ID required. Firearms and ammo provided for the shooting component. For more information: Todd Stephenson, 641.257.9345.

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08/12/17
American Legion Riders Bean Bag Tournament

American Legion Riders Post 135 is hosting a bean bag tournament in efforts to support Operation Comfort Warrior.

Tournament will take place in front of the Damn Bar and Grill, Lime Springs, Iowa starting at 12:00 Noon.
$30 per team is the entry fee. Top three Place winners receive cash prizes.

Ribeye sandwich dinner plates available for $6 each.

Please come out and support your local American Legion Riders post 135.
 


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08/12/17
Pizza On The Farm at Pinter's!

A fun, new way to celebrate SUMMER!
Bring a blanket and spread out on the grass in your bare feet or relax on our outdoor patio over a glass of wine or beer. Did we say wine? Yes! Buy a bottle of delicious local wine in our retail shop or bring your favorite wine or beer to enjoy. No cork fee!
$20 price includes admission to Pinter's Playland for up to 4 guests AND your first Pizza! Additional guests $5, additional pizzas $12. Soft drinks available for purchase. Visit www.pintersgardensandpumpkins.com for details.

​Enjoy Pizza On The Farm all summer long: June 10 & 28, July 8 & 19, August 2 & 12 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.

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08/15/17
Master Gardener's "Gardening with Youth" Workshop

Tuesday, August 15th, 6:30pm at the Howard County Extension Office is the Master Gardener's Summer Workshop with the topic 'Gardening with Youth'. Call 563.547.3001 for more information.

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08/16/17
Atomic Pizza Open House & Ribbon Cutting

Come out and welcome Atomic Pizza to Cresco on Wednesday, August 16th! Ribbon Cutting is at 4:00pm. See you there!

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08/16/17
Bike Night at A&W/LJS

Wednesday, August 16th from 5pm - 7pm is Bike Night at A&W/Long John Silver's. All motorcycles and bicycles welcome. Prizes, bring bike for special treat, sign up to win a Yamaha Viking Side-by-Side from KVIK, food specials and more!

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08/17/17
Farm Lease Workshop

The annual farm lease workshop will be held in Cresco for landlords and tenants and any other interested agricultural people.
Registration is $20.

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08/18/17
Cadet Jamboree at new Cadet Stadium!

Friday, August 18th from 3:30pm - 9:00pm is the Cadet Jamboree at Cadet Stadium. The public is welcome to attend. Meet the teams, new Athletic Director Greg Hiemstra and Superintendent Ted Ihns, explore the new cadet stadium, win prizes, and play games. There will be a free meal from 3:30pm - 5:30pm provided by the All Sports Boosters.

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08/19/17
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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08/19/17
Cresco Fitness Center Sprint Triathlon

Join us for FITNESS, fun and food!  5K mile, 15 mile bike ride, and 500 yard swim.
Registration forms are available at the Cresco Fitness Center or can be sent to you upon request.  We will have them online shortly.

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08/20/17
3 Couple Team Best Shot Alternate Golf Tournament

Sunday, August 20th and Saturday August 26th is the 3 Couple Team Best Shot Alternate Golf Tournament at the Cresco Country Club. Fun for everyone and side games to participate in. Call today and get your 3 couples registered!

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08/21/17
 -08/22/17
Howard-Winneshiek Teacher In-service

Getting ready for the 2017/2018 School Year!

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08/22/17
Ice Cream Social at RHSHC Senior Life Solutions

Senior Life Solutions is celebrating their one year anniversary. Come join us on Tuesday, August 22nd for an ice cream social from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.

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08/23/17
Back to School Parent-Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, August 23rd is Back to School Parent-Teacher Conferences for all grades. Student/Parents of elementary age sign up online at http://www.howard-winn.k12.ia.us/ for scheduled times between 10am -6pm or call 563.547.2762 for more information.

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08/23/17
Cresco Community Blood Drive

Wednesday, August 23rd is the Cresco Community Blood Drive at the VFW Hall from Noon through 5:30pm. Call 800.287.4903 or go online at lifeservebloodcenter.org to sign up. Cresco Lions Club sponsoring.

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08/23/17
Cruise Night at A&W/Long John Silver's

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 - 8pm. Come out and see the cool cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Great music, specials, and door prizes!

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08/24/17
First day of classes at Howard-Winn

Welcome Back!

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08/26/17
3 Couple Team Best Shot Alternate Golf Tournament

Saturday August 26th is the 3 Couple Team Best Shot Alternate Golf Tournament at the Cresco Country Club. Fun for everyone and side games to participate in. Call today and get your 3 couples registered!

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08/27/17
Swap Meet


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08/31/17
Family Fun Night with RHSHC

Come out for Family Fun Night at Kessel Park from 3:30pm - 6:30pm as we partner with Regional Health Services of Howard County for a night of fun! Bouncy Houses, Food, Prizes, Games, Moo Mobile, Tattoos, Photo Ops, Helicopter Landing, DJ, Balloon Guy, and 'Stop the Bleeding' Kick Off will be some of the activities. See you there Thursday, August 31st!

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