July 29, 20197:00 am
The Henry County Sharp Shooters 4H Club is selling sweet corn again at the E3 Center parking lot starting at 9 am until they run out.
This is the deadline to register with the Henry County Extension Office for the August 1 Farmland Owners meeting.
There are two 5 Day Club vacation bible schools taking place this week. One is being held each morning from 9 to 10:30 am at 805 E. Mapleleaf Drive and the second is each evening 6:30 to 8 pm at the Salem Friends Church. Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to attend and have fun while learning Bible lessons, memory verses, songs and games. These are free and open to anyone.
Today is the last day of the Van Buren County Fair. Events today include the 4 pm Presentation of the Marcie Carr Memorial Award, a 5:30 pm Meal, and the 7 pm 4H/FFA Livestock Sale. For more information and events, visit them on Facebook at Van Buren County Fair.
The Des Moines County Fair continues. Today's events include the 8 am 4H/FFA Dairy Cattle Show in the Livestock Arena, 9 am 4H/FFA Dog Show, 11 am Lil' Squealers Pig Show, 12 pm Barnyard Olympics in the Livestock Arena, the 1 pm Lil Crower's Poultry Show in Fritz Hall, the 6 pm 4H/FFA Livestock Exhibitors Parade in the Livestock Arena, and the 7 pm Rodeo. For more information and events, visit desmoinescountyfair.com.
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.
Players Workshop will hold auditions for Neil Simon’s comedy 'The Prisoner of Second Avenue' today at 7 pm at the Players Workshop, 1431 Grove St., Burlington. Parts are available for two men and four women, all in the 40-50 age range. No preparation or experience is necessary, but a serious time commitment is required. The show is slated for performance on Sept. 27-29 and Oct. 3-6 at the Workshop. Anyone interested in auditioning, volunteering backstage, or simply wanting more information should contact director Matt Poling at 750-0334. Information is also available on the Players Workshop Facebook page or on their website www.playersworkshoptheater.com.