Local Events http://www.exploreseiowa.com Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:11:44 EDT en-us (6/25) 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 641-472-1463<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Calendar of the Week<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Sunday June 25&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8:30 &amp; 10:00 a.m. Worship Service with Holy Communion http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19137560 (6/25) United Methodist Church <br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &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, June 18: &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; http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19134208 (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 (6/27) Iowa 4-H Youth Conference <strong>Iowa 4-H Youth Conference: </strong><strong><em>Start Your Future Here</em></strong><br /> From June 27-June 29, over 1,000 youth from across the state are expected to attend this annual event held at Iowa State University. If you&#39;ve completed 8th - 12th grade, you&#39;re eligible to attend. You don&#39;t even have to be in 4-H to attend this conference! This year&rsquo;s theme is &ldquo;Start Your Future Here.&rdquo; Conference participants will be involved in many activities including workshops, motivational speakers, community service projects, dances, and many other fun activities.&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Registration DUE JUNE 1 </strong><a href=\"http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/iowa4hyouthconference\" id=\"LPlnk926682\" previewremoved=\"true\"><strong><em>http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/iowa4hyouthconference</em></strong></a> (7/2) United Methodist Church <br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &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, June 25: &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; http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19137535 (7/9) Jefferson County Public Health <br /> Effective July 01, 2017<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Immunization Clinics will be held the first and third Tuesday of each month from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Jefferson County Public Health Office at 200 W. Briggs Avenue. Call for information. 641-472-5929. http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19130131 (7/12) George Lopez Live <br /> GEORGE LOPEZ, multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, stand-up comedy and late-night television, brings is stand-up comedy to the Sondheim Theater, Wednesday, July 12 at 7 p.m. This special event &ndash; George Lopez Live - is coming to Fairfield as Lopez is working on new material for his upcoming HBO Special.<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; For two seasons, http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19128881 (8/19) Bike Van Buren XXXI Bike Van Buren XXXI<br /> Enjoy this 2-day casual, family-oriented bicycle ride through the historic Villages of Van Buren.<br /> August 19 and 20.<br /> Register online at www.villagesofvanburen.com http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19117473 (8/31) Lord's Cupboard LOAF Program Begins The Lord&rsquo;s Cupboard&rsquo;s 2017 L.O.A.F. Program will begin May 31, 2017.&nbsp; The L.O.A.F. Program helps feed school-aged kids who depend on free breakfasts and lunches during the school year.&nbsp; Through L.O.A.F., low-income families can visit the Lord&rsquo;s Cupboard once a week during the summer and receive a small bag of easily prepared foods for the kids.&nbsp; Families also receive a small voucher for kid-friendly foods good at the Fairfield Hy-Vee.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> To be eligible for The L.O.A.F. Program, Jefferson County families must either be current Lord&rsquo;s Cupboard clients or must meet income guidelines as listed on their Facebook page and on their <a name=\"_GoBack\"></a>website at <em>www.LordsCupboard.org</em>.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The Lord&rsquo;s Cupboard is located at the corner of 4<sup>th</sup> Street and Grimes Avenue in Fairfield and is open Monday through Friday, 1:00 &ndash; 4:00pm.&nbsp; This summertime program does not affect the daily food pantry program, and existing clients do not need to reapply for services. (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;\" />