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The Opera House in Bonaparte is having Breakfast on Main Street today from 7 to 9 am. This is a free will breakfast.
There will be a free will breakfast at the Douds Community Center today from 7 to 10 am. Douds is also having citywide garage sales today opening at 8 am. Douds Legion Auxiliary Garage Sale is having a free will offering on all items.
The Mount Pleasant City compost site is open today from 8 am to 5 pm. The site is located southwest of Saunders Park and the end of Yocum Lane and Hoaglin Drive.
Know for sure if your child is in the right car seat today. Visit the Mt. Pleasant police station parking lot for a Car Seat Check from 10 am to 1 pm.If your car seat is deemed unsafe, a limited number of free replacements will be available. Please have your child with you to properly check your car seat.
The Henry County Heritage Center is open every Saturday from 1 to 4 pm, and other hours by appointment. The Van Allen House is open by appointment only. Admission is free; donations are appreciated. To make an appointment, call 319-385-4983.
The 5th Annual Sharon Norton Memorial Gospel Sing takes place today at the Grace Community Center in the Milton Methodist Church. There will be music, food, fun, and fellowship from 1 to 6 pm. Bring a covered dish to share.
Two screenings of the film Arrangiarsi (Pizza and the Art of Living) will be shown at the Orpheum Theater today at 2 pm and 7 pm. Fifty perccent of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The Lord's Cupboard of Jefferson County for their summertime LOAF program. The filmmaker Matteo Troncone will be present for a question and answer session after each showing. Tickets can be purchased at the At Home Store for $10 each. More information as well as a link to the film trailer can be found on the Lord's Cupboard Facebook page.
The Dover Museum is open every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 pm through October. There is no charge, but donations are welcome. The Museum’s military era display, ‘What They Brought Back’, has been held over and will be shown June 1st and 2nd, 1-4 p.m.
Birmingham is having their homecoming today and tomorrow. There will be a tractor show, car show, parade, home cooked meals, music, tractor pull, kids activities, and more, all in the Birmingham City Park.
The Denmark Heritage Days continue today and tomorrow. Events throughout today include a Breakfast at the Fire Station from 7:30 am to 9 am, town wide yard sales starting at 8 am, a Quilt Show at Church from 9 am to 2 pm, Fire Safety House for kids at 10 am, custom cars and pickups from 10 am to 3 pm, a sidewalk chalk drawing contest from 10 am to 1 pm, pedal tractor pulls starting at 1:30 pm, a live auction starting at 2:30 pm, a Bill Riley Competition at 3:30 pm, and a Pork Lion Meal in Shelter House at 6 pm followed by Live Music by Lonesome Fugitive at 6:30.