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Events in the month of October 2017
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10/02/17
 -10/28/17
Cresco Public Library Silent Auction

Bid often on the many beautiful items generously donated by Library Friends and Fellow Patrons from October 2nd - 28th. All proceeds go to the Library's Children's Summer Reading Program.

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10/03/17
FLu Shots at Kessel Lodge/Cresco Mealsite

Get your flu shot Tuesday, Oct 3rd from 10:30-11:30am at Kessel Lodge/Cresco Mealsite.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

 


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10/04/17
Free Information Session for Advanced Manufacturing

Be in Demand. 
​Register today. Advanced Manufacturing graduates who earn a Career Pathway Certificate in five months or less, could earn $41,634* annually!
​Our employer sponsors are ready to hire.

Attend the free information series. Wednesday, October 4th at the NICC Cresco Center, 5:30pm.
*Learn about short term training in: Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Welding (Basic).
​*Find out if you qualify for free training.
​It's Your Future.
​Start Training for an advanced Manufacturing Career Today!

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10/05/17
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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10/05/17
Farm Bureau Coat Drive

From now until middle of October, Howard County Farm Bureau is taking donations of gently used or new winter coats, gloves, mittens, and hats to be donated to the local relief office to help those in need during the winter months. Drop off donations at Howard County Farm Bureau, M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 am.

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10/05/17
Flu Shots at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/06/17
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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10/07/17
Iowa vs Iowa State Golf Day

Saturday, October 7th is the Iowa vs Iowa State Golf Day in Cresco as a memorial golf outing to honor Rich Bahr. Call 563.547.3434 for more information and to register.
This is going to be a 2 person best shot with lots of fun “twist” to the game. Call Cresco Country Club, 563.547.2374 for more information.

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10/07/17
 -09/24/17
Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze Weekends at Pinters

It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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10/07/17
Power of Pink 5K Fun Run/Walk

Promote breast cancer awareness, support our community by fundraising for local people battling cancer, and promote wellness through a healthy run/walk.

Saturday, October 7th, 9am race time, at Kessel Park. Pre-register by Sept 19th to receive a t-shirt. Race day registration is 7:30am - 8:30am and sign up is $30.

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10/09/17
Howard-Winneshiek Teacher In-service

No school

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10/12/17
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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10/12/17
Farm Bureau Coat Drive

From now until middle of October, Howard County Farm Bureau is taking donations of gently used or new winter coats, gloves, mittens, and hats to be donated to the local relief office to help those in need during the winter months. Drop off donations at Howard County Farm Bureau, M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 am.

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10/12/17
Flu Shots at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/13/17
 -10/15/17
Wa-Tan-Ye Convention

The Wa-Tan-Ye Convention will be held in Cresco October 13-15, 2017 at the Featherlite Center in the Howard County Fairgrounds. The Riceville Wa-Tan-Ye is hosting this conference.

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10/14/17
 -09/24/17
Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze Weekends at Pinters

It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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10/14/17
Iowa Concealed Carry Class


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10/15/17
Ranch Breakfast at Cresco Country Club Open to the Public!

Ranch Breakfast - with all the fixings is now open to the public at the Cresco Country Club

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10/15/17
VFW Breakfast

Serving every third Sunday of the Month from October - April from 8:00am - 12:30pm at the VFW Hall.. Menu includes Regular, Blueberry, and Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs and Beverage.

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10/17/17
Woodland Flowers in Iowa presentation

Jennifer Matt, a member of the Howard County Master Gardener's group in Cresco, presents a PowerPoint slide show on 'Woodland Flowers in Iowa at Cresco Public Library Tuesday, Oct. 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The presentation will highlight woodland flowers she has found in her four-acre woods.

This program is free to attend. The Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.


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10/19/17
Flu Shots at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/21/17
 -10/26/17
Notre Dame Book Fair

Hey, it's the Notre Dame Scholastic Book Fair, Oct 21 - Oct 26. Stop in the ND Media Center and take in this cool Book Fair.


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10/21/17
 -09/24/17
Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze Weekends at Pinters

It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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10/21/17
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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10/21/17
Closing Party at CCC

It's Closing Party at the Cresco Country Club. Call to reserve your meal and time.

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10/23/17
Howard-Winneshiek Teacher In-service

No school.

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10/23/17
 -10/24/17
Parent/Teacher Conference at Notre Dame

No School on Tuesday, October 23rd (Teacher In-service).
​Parent/Teacher Conferences Tuesday and Wednesday.

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10/24/17
RHSHC Hospital Auxiliary Jewelry Sale

$5 jewelry and accessories sale sponsored by RHSHC Hosptial Auxiliary

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10/26/17
Flu Shots at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/27/17
Family Feud comes to Cresco!

Come out Saturday, October 27th, at 5:00pm for Family Feud in Cresco! Location and ticket information to come. We plan to see you at the FEUD!

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10/27/17
 -10/28/17
Pinter's Haunted Corn Maze

Pinter’s is revisiting their first year with Pinter’s Haunted Corn Maze. October 27th and 28th, 6:30pm – 11:00pm. Kids come while it’s still light out. After dark, bring your flashlight. No maps. No help. No chance. See you there!


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10/28/17
Veterans Banquet

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10/28/17
 -09/24/17
Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze Weekends at Pinters

It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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