October 7, 20197:00 am
Parking areas near the Mt. Pleasant downtown water tower will be closed beginning today for the next two weeks. This is due to the water tower washing and painting project.
The Henry County Pioneer Cemetery Commission will meet at 1:00 in the Conference Room of the Henry County Courthouse. All those interested in the Pioneer Cemeteries of Henry County are welcome to attend.
Faith Lutheran Church is hosting a community blood drive from 3 pm to 6 pm today at 910 Mapleleaf Drive, inside the Fellowship Hall.
Join H2O (Help to Others) at Pizza Ranch tonight from 5 to 8 pm for tip night. They will receive a portion of sales from the evening and will be busing tables to tips. H2O assists others in our county during a life crisis.
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 of Burlington will hold open auditions for the classic Christmas comedy The Best Christmas Pageant Ever today from 6 to 8 pm. at the Workshop at 1431 Grove St. in Burlington. Parts are available for 4 males, ages 25 -50; 4 females, ages 30 – 65; 8 boys and 9 girls, ages 6 – 15; plus a children's chorus. For more information, call the director at 319-752-7377, assistant director at 319-850-1394, or producer at 319-750-6046. Information is also available at www.playersworkshoptheater.com or on the Players Workshop Facebook page.
Southeastern Community College will host College Representative Day on October 8 from 9:30 to 11 am in Loren Walker Arena on the West Burlington Campus. Area High School juniors, seniors and the guardians are invited to attend to learn more about their college options. Attendees can register at gotocollegefairs.com
The H.J. Nugen Public Library in New London welcomes Celtic guitarist and storyteller Jerry Barlow in concert. The free program will be held at the library at 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served.