May 27, 20197:00 am
May 27 Memorial Day
The Mount Pleasant City offices are closed today. Garbage pickup will be one day later thru the week.
The Mount Pleasant Family Aquatic Center will not be opening on Memorial Day due to construction delays.
Wayland Economic Development and Frontier Restaurant are having a Memorial Day Breakfast today from 6:30 to 9 am. For $10 a person, you get fresh pancakes and eggs, your choice of sausage, bacon, or ham, and your choice of juice, coffee, or milk. WEDC Members will be waiting tables with a share of proceeds and tips going towards West Park Wetlands.
The Van Buren County Memorial Day Services continue today. Today's first service is at 8 am in Sunnyside Cemetery in Milton. There are two services at 9 am- on at Maple Grove Cemetery in Cantril and one at Riverfront Park Amphitheater in Keosauqua. There are also two services at 10 am- one at the Memorial Garden in the Farmington Legion building and on at the Bonaparte Cemetery.
The Winfield American Legion Post 0643 invites everyone to services at 10 am at the Winfield Presbyterian Church. There will then be services in the cemetery followed by lunch back at the church. The flags will be taken down at 4 pm and help would be appreciated.
Mount Pleasant Memorial Day Service will be held at 10:30 am at the High School. The Highschool band will play. There will also be musical selections by the elementary students. Dr. Steve Titus will give the key note address.
The American Legion Bldg is having a Memorial Day Lunch today from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Adults are $8, ages 5-12 are $4, and ages 4 and under are free.
The Douds Community Center is having a potluck dinner at 6 pm, followed by a Memorial Day Service beginning at 7:15 pm. The service will conclude with the traditional walk to the Des Moines River bridge.
Because of impending weather New London's Memorial Day service will be held at VFW Post 7641, 802 East McKinley at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Veterans Hall hosts Walk In Bingo every Monday at 6:30 pm. The public is welcome. Each game sold separately, so you can play as much or as little as you want.