What’s Happening August ’17

ONGOING EVENTS

Water’s Edge Nature Center – Open Mon-Fri, 8:00am- 4:30pm. Open weekends 1:00pm - 4:00pm seasonally

BINGO – Algona Senior Citizens Center – Every first and third Monday – Early Birds start at 6:30pm, Regular Session starts at 6:50pm. Sponsored by Noon Kiwanis Club of Algona

Kossuth County Agriculture and Motorsports Museum - Open Saturday's and Sunday's 1:00pm - 4:00pm. April through December. Museum 395-1200.  Contact Ron Lohman, 341-1312. Located at Kossuth County Fairgrounds. Admission $5.00 for adults, ages 13 and under are free. Museum meeting room is also availalbe for rent for meetings and receptions. More information and details at www.KossuthMuseum.com.

Kossuth County Historical Museum - Open Tuesday & Friday from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Open other times by appointment - call 295-5091.

Camp Algona POW Museum - Open Saturday's and Sunday's from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Loving Hands Nursery - Free state-certified daycare for children 2 weeks to 5 years old. Open Monday/Tuesday/Thursday from 9:00am - 11:30am at the First United Methodist Church in Algona. For more details, call Kelsey Throne - 319-721-8590

Oakcrest Funeral Services - funeral pre-planning the first Wednesday of each month. Enjoy coffee and pastries as Shannon Goche, Pre-Planning Consultant discusses your options and answers any questions you may have. 9:00am - 10:30am. Call 295-3731 for more information.

Alanon Family Courage to Change Group meeting - Tuesdays - 5:30pm and Fridays - 7:00pm at Finn House - 600 N. Ridgley St. Contact Connie at 515-341-4968 for more information.

Alzheimer's Support Group at Windsor Manor. 3rd Monday of each month. 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Kossuth County Speedway - Home of Thursday Night Thunder. Gates open at 5:30pm. Hot laps start at 7:00pm. Every Thursday from April 27 - August 30. Contact Ron Reefer, Manager at 515-341-8803 for more information

Kossuth County Farmers Market - Open Saturday from 9:00am - 11:00am

DAILY EVENTS

Tue 8/1-8/5 Kossuth County Fair. Fair parade on Tuesday, August 1. Free BBQ on Wednesday, August 2 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Serving pork loin sandwiches. Sponsored by Kossuth County businesses.

Sun 8/6 Family Fun Fest at First Presbyterian Church, 3:00pm. Call 295-2226 for more information. This is a fundraiser for Pastor Paul Both's South Sudan ministry. Games, prizes and great food.

Fri 8/11 Exceptional Opportunities 15th Annual Golf Tournament. 1:00pm shotgun start. For more information call Lisa at 395-3251 or email lisab@exopinc.org

Thu 8/17 Party in the Park - 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Carnegie Lawn. Salute to our Service Professionals. Displays by Fire Department, Algona Police Department, Kossuth County Sheriff's Department, EMS, VFW, American Legion and area Veterans. The Mercy helicopter will also be on display. Popcorn, pizza, walking tacos and lemonade available for purchase. Entertainment by Scott Larsen. Sponsored by Algona Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 295-7201 for more information.

Thu 8/17 Annual Community Sponsored "Back to School Bash" at Algona Family YMCA 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Free meal provided by Farmers State Bank. Cotton candy, backpacks school supplies and shoes provided by Algona Faith & Rural Compassion. Face painting and games provided by the Algona Family YMCA. Partnering with Kossuth County Care Team.

Sat 8/19 Screen on the Green - outdoor movie (Rudy) at AHS Football Field.  Admission is a free will offering - suggested donation is $1/person.  Concession stand will be open.  Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Sponsored by Leadership Algona Class, which is a program through the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds will benefit Algona and Bishop Garrigan Schools.

Fri 8/25 Kossuth County Historical Society Aniversary Celebration.  Help us celebrate the museum building 150th birthday and the Historical Society acquiring the building 50 years ago.  The museum will be open from 10:00am - 4:00pm for tours.  Regreshments will be served. Located at 122 South Dodge St.  Call 515-320-0834 for more information.

Sat 8/26 Dance at the VFW - 7:30pm - Memory Brothers

Email upcoming events to: algonaevents@yahoo.com

Calendar compiled and distributed as a community service by: Algona Area Chamber of Commerce with assistance from Algona Ambassadors

 
What’s Happening September '17

ONGOING EVENTS
Water’s Edge Nature Center – Open Mon-Fri, 8:00am- 4:30pm. Open weekends 1:00pm - 4:00pm seasonally

BINGO – Algona Senior Citizens Center – Every first and third Monday – Early Birds start at 6:30pm, Regular Session starts at 6:50pm. Sponsored by Noon Kiwanis Club of Algona

Kossuth County Agriculture and Motorsports Museum - Open Sat & Sun 1:00pm - 4:00pm. (April thru December) Contact Ron Lohman, 341-1312. Located at Kossuth County Fairgrounds. Admission $5.00 for adults, ages 13 and under are free. Museum meeting room is also availalbe for rent for meetings and receptions. More information and details at www.KossuthMuseum.com. Museum number 395-1200.

Camp Algona POW Museum - open Sat & Sun - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Kossuth County Historical Museum - Tuesday & Friday from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Open other times by appointment - call 295-5091.

Loving Hands Nursery - Free state-certified daycare for children 2 weeks to 5 years old. Open Monday/Tuesday/Thursday form 9:00am - 11:30am at the First United Methodist Church in Algona. For more details, call Kelsey Throne at 319-721-8590.

Oakcrest Funeral Services - funeral pre-planning the first Wednesday of each month. Enjoy coffee and pastries as Shannon Goche, Pre-Planning Consultant discusses your options and answers any questions you may have. 9:00am - 10:30am. Call 295-3731 for more information.

Alanon Family Courage to Change Group meeting - Tuesdays - 5:30pm and Fridays - 7:00pm at Finn House - 600 N. Ridgley St. Contact Connie at 515-341-4968 for more information.

Alzheimer's Support Group at Windsor Manor. 3rd Monday of each month. 5;00pm - 6:00pm

Kossuth County Speedway - Home of Thursday Night Thunder. Gates open at 5:30pm. Hot laps start at 7:00pm. Every Thursday from April 27 - August 30. Contact Ron Reefer, Manager at 515-341-8803 for more information

Kossuth County Farmers Market - Open Saturday from 9:00am - 11:00am and Wednesdays 3:00pm - 5:00pm. Located on the corner of Dodge and Nebraska Street

 

DAILY EVENTS

Thu 9/7 6th Annual Taste of Algona - tickets are available for sale at the Algona Chamber of Commerce office. 5:30pm-8:30pm.  Sample great wine, beer and food at 12 participating business offices.  Call the Algona Chamber for more information - 295-7201

Sat 9/9 Kossuth County Historical Society Golf Outing - 1:00pm shotgun start - 4 person best shot @ River Road Golf Club,  Call 515-341-1373 for further information

Sun 9/17 - Algona Rotary Club Flight Breakfast - 7:00am-12:30pm @ Algona Airport

Thu 9/21 KRHC $5 Jewelry Party - @KRHC 10:00am-5:30pm.  Cash, Checks & Credit Cards Accepted.  Every one is Welcome!

Sat 9/23 Dance at VFW - Buck Hollow

Sat 9/30 69th Annual Band Day Festival - 1:00pm parade.  Field Show at AHS Football Field at 6:00pmTue 8/1-8/5 Kossuth County Fair. Fair parade on Tuesday, August 1. Free BBQ on Wednesday, August 2 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Serving pork loin sandwiches. Sponsored by Kossuth County businesses.


Calendar compiled and distributed as a community service by: Algona Area Chamber of Commerce with assistance from Algona Ambassadors


Email upcoming events to: algonaevents@yahoo.com

 

 

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