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 family story time, Minecraft, Lego club, movie nights, chess club, after school 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

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

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 March ’17



Thu 3/1 - 10th Annual Ladies Night Out at State 5 Theatre. Doors open at 5:15pm; social time at 5:30 with hord'oeuvres; movie at 6:30pm. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased ahead of time. Contact Grace Freeburg (515-341-2134) or Becky Shellabarger (972-743-9495). Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Algona

Thu 3/8 - 2018 Iowa Watercolor Society Traveling Show Reception - 5:00pm - 7:00pm at The Gallery at Algona Public Library. Sponsored by Stinson Prairie Arts Council.

Sat 3/10 - Apollo 5, Popular British Vocals - 3:00pm and 7:00pm at Wilcox Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by Kossuth County Concert Association

Sun 3/11 - Izaak Walton League Breakfast - 8:00am - 12:30pm at IKE's building across from Smith Lake

Sun 3/11 - Sunday Senior Fellowship - 3:00 pm @ Algona First Presbyterian Church.  Following program, a light supper will be served (free-will donation).  Please RSVP at 515-295-2266

Sat 3/10 - Legislative Forum - 10:00am at Algona Public Library. Sponsored by Algona Area Chamber of Commerce


Sat 3/17 - Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Thu 3/22 - Spring $5 Jewelry Party - 10:00 am - 5:30 pm @ Conference Rooms E & F and Dining Center of KRHC.  Proceeds go toward our Community CARES Project.

Sat 3/24 - Cornbelt Chorus Spring Show - 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm at Wilcox Performing Arts Center. Barbershop Harmony v2.018.

Sat 3/24 - Quilt Show - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm @ Trinity Lutheran Church.  $10 admittance fee.  If interested in displaying a quilt, please contact Brenda Bowmann at 341-6982 or Jane Dreyer at 320-0490 by March 14.  All proceds go to CARE Team.

Thu 3/29 Animal Rescue Family's Annual Cake Sale - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Algona Welcome Center.  Auction and take and carry available.

Sat 3/31 - Easter Egg Hunt - 10:00 am at Central Park, Sponsored by Noon Kiwanis Club


What’s Happening April '18



Fri 4/6 - Blue Out Day - The Kossuth County CARE Team requests everyone wear blue this day to prevent child abuse.

Wed 4/11 - Salad Bar Luncheon - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm @ First United Methodist Church.

Thu 4/12 - The Glenn Miller Orchestra - 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm @ Wilcox Performing Arts Center.  Sponsored by Kossuth County Concert Association.

Sun 4/15 - Omelet Breakfast - 8:00 am - Noon @ St. Cecelia's Parish Center.  Sponsored by St. Cecelia's Catholic Daughters of America.

Sun 4/15 - Izaak Walton League Breakfast - 8:00 am - 12:30 pm @ IKE's building across from Smith Lake.

Mon 4/16 - Morwens Kiwanis Spaghetti Supper -4:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Methodist Church.  Tickets $8 (ages 5-11 are $5).

Tue 4/17 - Kossuth County Antique Review Show - 6:00 pm @ Kossuth County Ag & Motorsports Museum.  Free and open to the public.  Sponsored by Kossuth County Historical Society.

Sat 4/28 - National Drug Take Back Day - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ HyVee Parking Lot.

Sat 4/28 - Grand Magic Show - 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm @ Wilcox Performing Arts Center.  Sponsored by Kossuth County Concert Association.

Sun 4/29 - Golf Tournament - Registration at noon, golf at 1:00 pm @ River Road Golf Course.  4-person best ball, 9 holes.  Pre-register with Amanda Weig (515-341-2794).  Proceeds go to Dave Frideres benefit.


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