What’s Happening July ’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

Sat 7/1  Motorcycle Flat Track Races - Kossuth County Speedway at Kossuth County Fairgrounds. Practice runs at noon. Races to follow. Contact Brandon Ree at 515-928-7635 for more information.

Tue 7/4 Happy Independence Day! Fireworks at Kossuth County Fairgrounds at dusk

Thu 7/6 - Sun 7/9 Fouder's Day Celebration - check Algona Chamber web site at www.algona.org for complete schedule of events. Thursday, July 6 - Stinson Prairie Arts Council exhibit by Mary Call (daughter of Asa Call). Friday activities include a free movie at 10:30am and 1:30pm. Heritage Award presentation at 6:30pm at Riverview Cemetery followed by the Cemetery Walk Voices from the Past. Saturday activities include river canoeing, coed sand volleyball tournament, free Kids Bash at Vetersan's Park, Cruise In at Kossuth County Ag & Motorsports Museum, Radio Controlled Quarter Scale racing, BBQ Showdown, beer garden with entertainment by Spenser Rahm and Vic Ferrari Band. Sunday activites include a Showboat Open Golf Tournament at River Road Golf Club and an indoor presentation of the cemetery walk. Call Algona Chamber at 295-7201 for more information.

Fri 7/7 3rd Annual Nativity Display at First Congregational UCC Parlor, 3:00pm - 6:00pm. Root beer floats on the lawn

Sat 7/15 Screen on the Green - outdoor movie (Little Rascals) at BGHS football field at 9:30pm. 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.

Thu 7/20 Party in the Park - A "Wheely" Good Time - 5:30pm - 7:30pm. - Carnegie Lawn area. Popcorn, lemonade, pizza. walking tacos available for purchase. Tote of Footballs, soccer balls, jump ropes, frisbies, hoola hoops for the kids. Entertainment is by Ned Freely Band - Don Wagner. Event is sponsored by the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 295-7201 for more information.
Sat 7/22 Citywide Ridiculous Day - check out the bargains throughout town. 7:22am - 3:22pm

Mon 7/24 RAGBRAI overnight in Algona!

Tue 7/25-Fri 7/28 Vacation Bible School at First United Methodist Church - Tues - Thur at 12:30pm-5:00pm (snack provided) and Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm (lunch/snack provided). Ages 5 years old through 5th grade. $10 registration fee for 1 child or $20 family registration fee. Register at the church office, 201 E. Nebraska St. Call Sonya 341-0275 with questions.

Fri 7/28 Dance at the VFW - 7:30pm - DJ Donnie

 

Mon 7/31 Algona Community School Foundation Golf Outing & Silent Auction at Algona Country Club. Call Barb Teeter at 295-5902 for more information

 

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 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 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

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 8/25 Dance at the VFW - 7:30pm - Memory Brothers


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