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March 17 St. Patrick's Day
The Mt. Pleasant Music Department presents "To Those Who Serve...An American Salute" at 2 pm at the Mt. Pleasant High School.
Before and after the Mt. Pleasant High School Band Concert the seniors and their parents are selling raffle tickets to help support After-Prom activities at MPCHS. Tickets cost $10 each with the chance to win one of 4 - $500 prizes. Drawing will be held April 8, during the School Board Meeting.
Enjoy a St. Patty's Dinner at the Bonaparte Opera House from 4 to 7 pm. They will be serving corned beef and cabbage, beef stew, corn bread, homemade desserts, and drinks for a free will offering.
The New London VFW is having a St. Patrick's Dinner. Serving corned beef, cabbage and Irish potatoes from 4-7:30 pm or until gone. Free will donation. Proceeds will be used to support New London High School Scholarships.
The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra presents the final concert series of the season. There will be two concerts today....at 2 pm at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa and at 6:30 pm at the Iowa Wesleyan University Chapel.
The Annual St. Patrick's Day celebration at the Shrine of St. Patrick in St. Patrick, Missouri, kicks off at 8 am with the Celebration of Holy Eucharist. The events continue throughout the day at the Shrine of St. Patrick- at 9:30 am, there will be a St. Patrick historical video preservation in the church basement and museum. At 10 am, the Leprechaun 5K Run/Walk begins. From 10:30 am to 12 pm there will be Irish music featuring Roger, Aaron, and Joel Watson- then from 12 to 1 pm there will be Irish music featuring Judy Schmidt. Tours of the church and museum start at 11:30 am with Jason Richmond. From 1 to 1:30 pm there will be a Children's Cake Walk with a grab bag raffle. The closing ceremony with Fr. Rob Fields will be at 2 pm.