Local Events http://www.exploreseiowa.com Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:29:32 EDT en-us (3/29) Word of Life Lutheran Church <br /> Word of Life Lutheran Church<br /> <br /> 2092 Libertyville Road<br /> <br /> Fairfield, Iowa 52556<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Pastor Chris Fiske<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Contact:&nbsp; Judy Lauritsen 472-5914<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Calendar of the Week<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Sunday March 26&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8:30 &amp; 10:00 a.m. Worship Service with Holy http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19090533 (3/29) Free Introductory Talk on Transcendental Meditation <p align=\"CENTER\" style=\"margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%\"><font color=\"#004586\"><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"><b>Free Introductory Talk on the Transcendental Meditation Technique</b></font></font></font></p> <p align=\"CENTER\" style=\"margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%\"><font color=\"#004586\"><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"><b>to be Held at the First National Bank in Fairfield, Iowa 29th, March, 2017 at 7:30 pm</b></font></font></font></p> <p align=\"CENTER\" style=\"margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%\">&nbsp;</p> <p align=\"CENTER\" style=\"margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%\"><font color=\"#004586\"><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"><i><b>Research Shows TM Technique Helps to&nbsp;Reduce Stress,</b></i></font></font></font></p> <p align=\"CENTER\" style=\"margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%\"><font color=\"#004586\"><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"><i><b>Improve Heart Health, and Enhance Longevity</b></i></font></font></font></p> <p style=\"margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%\">&nbsp;</p> <p style=\"margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%\"><font color=\"#004586\"><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"><b>Fairfield, IA: March, 29, 2017</b></font></font><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\">&mdash;A free Introductory Talk on the Transcendental Meditation</font></font><sup><font face=\"Palatino Linotype, serif\"><font size=\"3\">&reg;</font></font></sup><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"> technique will be held at 7:30 pm</font></font><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"><b> on March 29</b></font></font><sup><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"><b>th</b></font></font></sup><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\"><b>, 2017 at the First National Bank, 100 East Burlington Ave. Fairfield, Iowa, 52556.&nbsp;</b></font></font><font face=\"Times New Roman, serif\"><font size=\"3\">This one-hour talk is free and open to the public.&nbsp;</font></font></font></p> (3/30) Uncovering the Costs of Credit Cards Are you paying too much as a business owner for your credit card merchant services? Chad Shellmyer, NXGEN Payment Services, will help you answer that question! Join the Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, March 30 for &lsquo;Uncovering the Costs of Credit Cards&rsquo;. We will offer two sessions of this program to best serve our area businesses. The morning session will be from http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19088626 (3/31) Spring Break at The Fairfield Public Library http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19092782 (3/31) Annie! <br /> The world&rsquo;s best-loved musical and winner of seven Tony Awards returns in time-honored form on Friday, March 31 at the Sondheim.&nbsp; This production of ANNIE, directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Featuring book and score by Tony http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19091555 (3/31) The Knights of Columbus Fish Fry ​The Knights of Columbus will host two Fish Fry&#39;s at St.Mary Church, 3100 W. Madison on March 24th and March 31st.<br /> Serving 5 to 7pm<br /> Whole Catfish $10<br /> Breaded Butterfly Shrimp $10<br /> Grilled Cheese Dinner $5<br /> Includes baked potato, vegetable, cornbread, dessert and drink<br /> ​Proceeds to fund scholarships for High School Seniors http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19091553 (3/31) Villages of Van Buren <br /> EVENTS IN THE VILLAGES OF VAN BUREN, MARCH 2017<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> March 3rd&nbsp;&raquo; All You Can Eat Buffet<br /> <br /> Serving Fried Fish and all the fixins.&nbsp;5-7 pm. Cost: Adults $10.95, Children $5.95, includes soft drink.&nbsp;Archie&#39;s Banquet Center 204 Cass Street Keosauqua, IA<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Mar 6th&nbsp;&raquo;&nbsp;Milton Fire Dept. Soup Supper<br /> <br /> Delicious Homemade soups for free http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19071386 (3/31) Fairfield Art Association - See The Music-Tune Into Our Vibe <br /> The Fairfield Art Association announces its&rsquo; 2017 Summer Art Installation Theme and invites artists and fine craft persons to participate. &ldquo;SEE THE MUSIC &ndash; Tune into Our Vibe&rdquo; is the theme selected by FAA board members and it ties into the Fairfield Convention and Visitors Bureau&rsquo;s&nbsp; new tagline &ldquo;Fairfield - Tune Into Our Vibe&rdquo; promoting local http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19070197 (4/1) Packwood Lions Fish & Chicken Supper Packwood Lions will host their Fish and Chicken Supper at the Packwood Community Room on Saturday&nbsp;April 1st from 5 to 7pm.<br /> Free will offering benefits Camp Courageous.<br /> &nbsp; http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19092776 (4/1) New Odyssey - 3 Guys, 30 Instruments <br /> The Ottumwa Civic Music Association will present NEW ODYSSEY &ndash; 3 GUYS 30 INSTRUMENTS 7:30 PM, Saturday,<br /> <br /> April 1, 2017, at Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview, Ottumwa Ia.&nbsp; The audience will be entertained<br /> <br /> by a funny, talented, polished, family-oriented presentation.&nbsp; Outstanding arrangements of every style are<br /> <br /> performed on 30 different instruments.&nbsp; http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19087574 (4/1) Birmingham Volunteer Fire Department Customer Appreciation Dinner and Awar <br /> The Birmingham Volunteer Fire Department will host their Customer Appreciation Dinner and Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 1st from 5 to 7pm at the Birmingham Fire Station.<br /> <br /> <br /> On the menu:<br /> <br /> Smoked Pork Chops, Red Potatoes, a vegetable, Apple Sauce, Hot Rolls, Butter, Dessert and a Drink all for a free will offering. Proceeds benefit the Birmingham Fire Department for building maintenance http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19087188 (4/2) First United Methodist Church <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> SUNDAY, March http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19092621 (4/3) Cardinal vs Van Buren Beverage Tab Contest The High School Student Councils of Cardinal and Van Buren schools have been invited to participate in a beverage tab contest. The winning school receives a plaque. The tabs will then be donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Iowa City. Tabs will be gathered until April 3rd.&nbsp;The Winning Advisory/Guided study will receive a prize.<br /> &nbsp; (4/5) Word of Life Lutheran Church <br /> Word of Life Lutheran Church<br /> <br /> 2092 Libertyville Road<br /> <br /> Fairfield, Iowa 52556<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Pastor Chris Fiske<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Contact:&nbsp; Judy Lauritsen 472-5914<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Calendar of the Week<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Sunday April 2&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8:30 &amp; 10:00 a.m. Worship Service with Holy http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19094072 (4/15) Fairfield Shrine Club Pancake Breakfast Fairfield Shrine Club will host their Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday April 15th from 6am til 10am at the VFW, 121 E. Broadway.<br /> Pancakes, sausage, biscuits &amp; sausage gravy, coffee, milk and juice.<br /> Adults $6<br /> Kids 12 and under Free<br /> Tickets are available by calling 641-777-4488 or 641-919-4145 or at the door http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19091552 Burlington Civic Music Association 2016-17 Season Schedule Burlington Civic Music association announces its 87th season<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Burlington Civic Music will bring eight diverse performances to the stage of Burlington&rsquo;s Memorial Auditorium in its 87th season of artistry on the river.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> 2016-2017 season schedule<br /> &middot; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Presidio Brass, Wednesday, Sept. 14 &ndash;&nbsp;By combining a brass quintet, piano and percussion with http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=18674953 (4/29) Villages of Van Buren <br /> Apr 1st &raquo;&nbsp;Breakfast on Main Street<br /> Free will donation breakfast includes Biscuits &amp; Gravy, Hash browns,&nbsp;Sausage&nbsp;and drinks. 7a-9a at the Bonaparte Opera House, 103 Main St., Bonaparte<br /> <br /> Apr 1st &raquo;&nbsp;Milton Lions April Fools Supper<br /> Milton Lions Club will serve a homemade Soup and Grilled Cheese Supper for a free-will donation. 5:30-7:30 at the American Legion http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19092092 (4/29) JCHC Fun Run <br /> Jefferson County Health Center Fun Run is Saturday April 29th.<br /> <br /> REGISTRATION at 8AM &bull; FUN RUN &amp; WALK starts 9AM<br /> <br /> Start at the JCHC Wellness Trail then West on the Jefferson County Loop.<br /> <br /> Kids can run or walk 1 mile (1 lap on the Wellness Trail).<br /> <br /> Entry Fees: $20 pre-registration, $25 race day registration, $60 maximum per household family. Proceeds to Jefferson County http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19084048