ONGOING EVENTS

Alanon Family Courage to Change Group meeting - Tuesdays and Fridays - 5:30pm at Finn House - 600 N. Ridgley St.

Contact Connie at 515-341-4968 for more information.

Algona Public Library Events - Numerous ongoing events such as Garden Story Time, LEGO Club, and adult programs, including an

adult book club. Contact the library at 295-5476 for more info.

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

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

Camp Algona POW Museum Open Mon-Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm and Sat-Sun 1:00 pm --4:00 pm

Kossuth County Agriculture and Motorsports Museum - Open Saturday's and Sunday's 1:00pm - 4:00pm. April through December.

Open Jan., Feb., Mar. by appointment. 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 Farmers Market Saturdays 9:00 am - 11:00 am @ corner of Dodge & Nebraska.  Wednesdays 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, starting July 11;

corner of Dodge & Nebraska

Kossuth County Historical Museum - Open Tuesday & Friday from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Open other times by appointment - call 515-320-0834.

Kossuth County Speedway - Thursday Night Thunder - Gates open at 5:30 pm, hot laps at 7:00 pm.  Every Thursday April 19 through August 16.

Local Ham Radio Meetings - 3rd Thursday of every month. 7:00pm at Hy-Vee deli. The public is invited to attend.

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

MOPS (Mother of Preschoolers) - Join other moms the first Thursday of each month at Grace Church from 9am-11am.

Contact Allison Youngren (515)890-7953 or Becca Brinkley (620)214-4163) with questions.

Oakcrest Coffee and Conversation - First Wednesday of each month. Enjoy coffee and pastries as Shannon Goche, Pre-Planning

Consultant, discusses your options and answers any questions. 9:00am - 10:30am. Call 295-3731 for more information.

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

What’s Happening June '18

Wed 6/27 - Party In The Park - "Start Your Engines" - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Carneigie Lawn Area.  Race car displays.  Entertainment by

The Muscle Shirts.  Food for purchase, fresh lemonade, free popcorn, kids activities, library booth.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 

Sponsored by the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce.

What's Happening July '18

Thu 7/5 - 7/7 - ABATE of Iowa Freedom Rally 

Fri 7/6 & Sat 7/7 - Omelet Breakfast 8 am - noon @ VFW.  Sponsored by Morwens Kiwanis and VFW

Thu 7/12 - Founders’ Day Heritage Award – 6:30 pm @ Riverview Cemetery. 

Thu 7/12 - Voices From The Past – 6:45 pm @ Riverview Cemetery.  Featured residents of the cemetery share stories of their lives in early

Algona.

Fri 7/13 – BBQ Showdown – 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm @ city lot corner of Nebraska and Thorington St.  Sampling in beer garden area. 

Adult $5, 10 & under $3. 

Fri 7/13 – Talent Show – 7:30 pm @ Wilcox Performing Arts Center.

Fri 7/13 – Sushi Roll Band – 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm @ city lot corner of Nebraska & Thorington St., Chicago’s #1 cover band!

Sat 7/14 – FREE Kids Bash – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm@ Central Park.  Kids inflatables, carnival games and more.  Free lunch!

Sat 7/14 – Fine Art in the Park – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm @ Carnegie Library Lawn.  Featuring artists selling fine art, art activities, art sale

for children.  Live music by World Port.

Sat 7/14 – Christmas in July Nativity Display – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ 1st Congregational UCC.  Enjoy the display of nativities from

around the world.

Sun 7/15 – Showboat Open Golf Tournament – 8:00 am @ River Road Golf Club.  Cal 295-7351 for tee times.

Sun 7/15 – Voices from the Past – 2:00 pm @ Masonic Hall.  (Indoor handicapped accessible presentation.)

Mon 7/16 – Vacation Bible School – July 16-19, @ First United Methodist Church (partnered with First Lutheran Church). 

K-5th at 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm; Preschool/K-prep 3:0 pm – 6:00 pm.

Fri 7/20 - Chamber Golf Outing

Sat 7/21 – Dance – 7:30 pm @ VFW.  Music by Memory Brothers.

Sun 7/22 - Splash Canyon VBS - July 22-26 @ Trinity Lutheran Church. Register @ www.trinityalgona.com

Wed 7/25 – Party in the Park, Salute to Agriculture – 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm @ Carnegie Library Lawn.  Pedal tractor parade,

agriculture displays.  Entertainment by Stringwinders Chick Band.

Mon 7/30 - AHS Football Camps - July 30-31 for grades 3-6; July 30-Aug 1 for grades 7-12.  Register @ www.algonafootballcamps.com

 

What's Happening Aug '18

Tue 7/31 - Sat 8/4 Kossuth County Fair – Annual Parade, free concerts, dirt track racing, demo derby. Visit www.kossuthcountyfair.com for details.

Wed 8/1 - Kossuth County Fair FREE BBQ - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Kossuth County Fairgrounds

Wed 8/1 - Sat 8/5 - St. Cecelia Parish Food Stand @ Fair - 11 am - 8 pm or at Parish Center 11 am - 1 pm.  Featuring the famous chicken and biscuits

and homemade pies

Sat 8/11 - Bulldog Day - Open football practice at 9 am.  Free kids camp (ages 5-9) at 10:30 am.  Free autographed Bulldog poster for any camp attendee.

Wed 8/15 - Party In The Park "Chalk up a Good Time" - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Carnegie Library Lawn.  Music by GRACE Worship Band.  Food for purchase; 

free cotton candy and popcorn

Fri 8/17 - Fall Sports Scrimmage - Meet your Bulldogs at 5 pm in the AHS gym and see htem scrimmage.  Donate your favorite sports drink to a fall sport!

Calendar compiled and distributed as a community service by Algona Ambassadors

Email upcoming events to:  algonaevents@yahoo.com (Must be in before the 20th of the month to make the next issue)