Local Events http://www.exploreseiowa.com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:22:02 EDT en-us (4/29) Noah's Ark Vaccination Clinic <br /> Noah&rsquo;s Ark Animal Foundation is hosting a low-cost Microchip and Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, April 29th from 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.&nbsp; The clinic will be held at the Noah&rsquo;s Ark Animal Foundation, 1986 Gear Avenue in Fairfield.&nbsp; No appointment is necessary.<br /> <br /> This clinic is open to the public; offering micro-chipping by a licensed veterinarian for $25, which includes http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19106112 (4/30) First United Methodist Church <br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;OPPORTUNITIES OF THE WEEK<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> SUNDAY, April 23:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> <br /> &nbsp; 9:30 a.m. http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19106150 (5/3) 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 Cooper 472-1463<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Calendar of the Week<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> April 30&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;8:30 a.m. &ndash; 10:00 a.m. &nbsp;Worship Service with Holy http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19109584 (5/5) FAA Announces New Exhibit <br /> The Fairfield Art Association announces the opening of a new&nbsp;exhibit titled &quot;An Iowa View&quot;&nbsp;by artist Deb Baughman on Friday, May 5 in the Main Gallery at the Fairfield Arts &amp; Convention Center. A reception for the artist will be held from 6 - 8 PM&nbsp;where&nbsp;attendees can meet and visit with the artist.<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> For the two month long exhibit, Baughman has included http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19109583 (5/5) Churchill Benefit at Sondheim May 5th <br /> Fairfield&rsquo;s own playwright and actor, Andrew Edlin returns to the Sondheim Center to reprise his tour de force one man show as the charismatic statesman, orator and wit Sir Winston CHURCHILL, Friday, May 5th&nbsp;at 7:30 p.m.<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; It is 20 years since Andrew premiered his show at the Odyssey Stage on 16th Street. It took three years to research and http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19109075 (5/6) Cardinal CSD 8th Grade DC Trip Fundraiser http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19110292 (5/7) Drakesville Old Time Country Music Festival <p style=\"margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left: 0in\"><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">BMAI will host a music festival and camping weekend at the Drakesville City Park on May 4, 5, &amp; 6, 2017. There will food and concessions on the grounds, as well as craft and merchandise vendors. There is no admission cost for the festival but donations will be collected throughout the weekend.</span></p> <p style=\"margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left: 0in\"><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">Music will be starting on Thursday May 4</span><sup><span style=\"font-size:10.0pt; font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">th</span></sup><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\"> with Stump the Band following an open stage beginning at 7pm.&nbsp; Stages shows will start again at 7pm on Friday evening. Saturday Shows will be from 1-5 pm and again starting at 7pm for the evening. Bands will sign up for time slots. There will also be jam sessions during the week prior to and in addition to the stage performances. Everyone is welcome. This is a family, friendly event!! </span></p> <p style=\"margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left: 0in\"><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">Camping with limited electricity is available for $10 per night. No campers before April 31st. Camp spots are on a first come-first serve basis. </span></p> <p style=\"margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left: 0in\"><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">BMAI hosts several events each year throughout the state and is a 501c (3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to supporting, promoting, educating, and preserving the appreciation and enhancement of traditional bluegrass music in the State of Iowa.</span></p> <p style=\"margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left: 0in\"><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">For more information visit our website at </span><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;\"><a href=\"http://www.iowabluegrassmusic.com/\">www.iowabluegrassmusic.com</a><span style=\"color:black\"> or phone Lori King at 641-799-1442 or by email at </span></span><a href=\"mailto:iowabluegrassmusic@gmail.com\"><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;\">iowabluegrassmusic@gmail.com</span></a><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">.</span></p> <p style=\"margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:10.0pt;margin-left: 0in\"><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">This event is sponsored by the Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa, Community 1</span><sup><span style=\"font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\">st</span></sup><span style=\"font-family:&quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:black\"> Credit Union, and area businesses.</span></p> (5/13) Spring Birdwatching Walks With Diane Porter <br /> Southeast Iowa Sierra Club Leopold Group&nbsp;is proud to invite you to<br /> Spring Birdwatching Walks with Diane Porter<br /> <br /> Sunday, May 7 at 9:30 am<br /> Meet at the Reservoir Parking lot at Fairfield Waterworks Park<br /> Our local bird expert will point out the variety of birds that you are hearing this explosively growing time of year. Join us for a leisurely morning walk around our beautiful reservoirs, http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19109652 (5/13) Packwood Lions Breakfast The Packwood Lions will host a Pancake, French Toast and Sausage Breakfast Saturday May 13<sup>th</sup> at the Packwood Community Center. A free will offering will be accepted with proceeds going to the Pekin School Scholarship Program. Breakfast will be served from 7-9 and will include pancakes, French toast, sausage, coffee and juice. &nbsp;&nbsp; (5/13) Keota Community Garage Sales ​Keota&#39;s Annual Community Wide Garage Sales will be held on Friday and Saturday May 12 and 13.<br /> Hours are from 8am to 4pm Friday and 8am to noon on Saturday, but some locations may vary.<br /> ​Sponsored by the Keota Community Club. http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19106726 (5/29) The Wall That Heals The American Legion Auxiliary #47 has recently learned that they must wait until&nbsp; 2018 to get The Wall That Heals to Fairfield, as all&nbsp; dates in 2017 are committed.&nbsp; The Auxiliary must wait until May 29th to even apply for getting The&nbsp;Wall to Fairfield in 2018.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Donations are still needed to reach the $7,500 required to bring The Wall to Fairfield, but http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19108189 (5/31) FHS FBLA Seeks Donations They Did It!!&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> Fairfield&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;High&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;School&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; is&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;proud&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; to&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;announce&nbsp;&nbsp;24&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; FBLA&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; members&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; qualified&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; to&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> attend&nbsp; &nbsp;the&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; National&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; FBLA&nbsp; http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19105416 (6/25) Arc of Jefferson & Nearby Counties Raffle The Arc of Jefferson &amp; nearby Counties is kicking off one of their 2017 fundraisers with two raffle packages generously donated by casinos, and southeast Iowa area clubs and businesses.&nbsp; Proceeds from the raffles will go toward camperships to Camp Courageous for area individuals who are intellectually or otherwise developmentally challenged.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Raffle #1 includes the http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19104176 (10/31) Bonaparte Farmers Market <img alt=\"\" src=\"http://imgsrv.exploreseiowa.com/image/grpf/UserFiles/Image/bona farmers-market-2017.jpg\" style=\"width: 250px; height: 323px;\" />