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

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

MOPS - Are you a mom with young children at home and need a break? Join other moms at our local MOPS (Mother of Preschoolers) the first Thursday of each month. MOPS meets at Grace Church from 9am-11am. Questions? Contact Allison Youngren (515)890-7953 or Becca Brinkley (620)214-4163).

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

"WWI - Kossuth County Answers the Call" by Kossuth County Genealogical Society. Saturday, November 4 through Sunday, November 19 at Algona Public Library. Available during regular library hours.

Algona Lions Club Pies for Eyes - Order pies from Lion Club members Wednesday, November 1 through Friday, November 17. Contact Bahne Struecker for info at 320-5062.

Nativity Scene at Kossuth County Fairgrounds - Opens December 1 and open through 6:00pm on December 31. Saturdays and weekdays 2:00pm-8:00pm. Sundays and Christmas day noon - 8:00pm.

Santa's Toy Shop at Kossuth County Historical Museum. December 1, 2, 3 and December 8, 9, 10. Vintage toys from area residents on display for viewing of your childhood Christmas memories. Do you have a toy to display? Please call 515-320-0834 or 515-320-4202 by November 20 or with any questions.

Algona Public Library Events - Family Story Time Wed & Fri 10:00am (ages birth - 5); Minecraft Online Mon, Tue, Thur 5:30pm - 7:30pm; Minecraft Handheld every other week 10:00am - 11:00am; The Chess Club Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28 at 6:00pm and Nov. 4, 11, 18 at 10:30am; Adult Coloring Mon. 10:00am - 11:30am; Adult Book Club 3rd Thurday in November at 3:00pm & 6:00pm. For info on many other events call 295-5476.

What’s Happening November ’17


Fri 11/3 - Algona High School Musical, "HIgh School Musical" - 7:00pm in the Wilcox Performing Arts Center

Sat 11/4 - Algona High School Musical, "HIgh School Musical" - 7:00pm in the Wilcox Performing Arts Center

Sat 11/4 - Algona Noon Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast - at Senior Center - 6:30am - 12:30pm

Sat 11/4 - Men's Ministry Breakfast - 8:00am at Algona Faith Church. Call Algona Faith Church for info.

Thu 11/9 - First United Methodist Women Fall Festival - 11:00am - 1:00pm. Chicken & Biscuit Luncheon. Contact Rebecca Leigh for more info at 295-7335.

Sat 11/11 - Bishop Garrigan High School Musical, "Little Shop of Horrors" - 7:00pm in the Friedmann Auditorium

Sun 11/12 - St. Cecelia Parish Fall Dinner - 11:00am - 1:00pm at St. Cecelia Parish Center. Roast beef dinner. Carry outs available. Tickets available at the door.

Sun 11/12 - Bishop Garrigan High School Musical, "Little Shop of HOrrors" - 3:0pm in the Friedmann Auditorium.

Sun 11/12 - Sunday Senior Fellowship - 3:00pm at Algona First Presbyterian Church. Create holiday cards, light supper served after. Call 295-2226 to RSVP.

Wed 11/15 - Kossuth County Concert Series - 3:00pm & 7:00pm at Wilcox Performing Arts center. Roy & Rosemary - Piano/Violin.

Fri 11/17 - Stuff the Trailer Annual Food Drive - 7:00am - 5:00pm at The Chrome. Non-perishable items or cash. All donations go to Kossuth County Food Pantry.

Sat 11/18 - Dance at VFW - 7:30pm, Dave Kroeger DJ

Fri/Sat 11/17-11/18 - Algona Lions Club Pies for Eyes Pickup - at American Marine on State treet. Contact Bahne Struecker for info at 320-5062.

Thur 11/23 - Rotary Turkey Trot 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk - 8:00am registration; 8:30 start at Premier Pizza. Registration fee is a donation to the Kossuth County Food Pantry. Register at Algona Rotary Facebook page.

Thu 11/23 - Happy Thanksgiving!

Fri 11/24 - Santa Claus Day - 10:30am Santa arrives at State 5 Theatre. Visit 10:30am - noon and 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Sat 11/25 - Santa at Santa House - 1:00pm - 2:30pm at State 5 Theatre.

Mon 11/27 - Tacos for Tots - 4:30pm - 7:00pm at Methodist Church - Sponsored by Kossuth County CARE Team

Mon 11/27 - Live Greeting Card Windows - 6:30pm - 8:00pm; Horse drawn wagon rides, strolling music by Barbershoppers. Call 295-7201 for info.

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


What’s Happening December '17


Sat 12/2 - Community tree lighting - 6:00pm at Scott & Sara Curtis Home, 605 East McGregor St.

Sun 12/3 - Christmas with the Cornbelt Chorus - 2:00pm at United Methodist Church. Free will donations to benefit the Algona Ambulance Service.

Thur 12/7 - Hollydazzle citywide retail promotion - 5:00pm - 8:00pm. Stop at Welcome Center to pick up a Hollydazzle bag. Enjoy a Linda Plum cookie and cider. Linda will also have cookies available for purchase. Visit with Santa as he strolls State Street businesses. Carolers will be singing all your favorite Christmas songs.

Sat 12/9 - Santa's Family Workshop - 1:00pm - 3:00pm at Methodist Church. Bring the kids and enjoy the different craft stations. Visit with Santa.

Sat 12/9 - The Ultimate Christmas Show - 7:00pm at Wilcox Performing Arts Center. Family-friendly variety show. Tickets on sale at Algona Chamber of Commerce (Adults - $15; Students $10; 5 & under free). Call 295-7201 for more info. Sponsored by Algona Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Haggard-Twogood Trust.

Sun 12/10 - "The Night That Changed the World," a Christmas cantata - 3:00pm at First Presbyterian Church. All are welcome.

Thur 12/21 - Santa at Santa House - 5:30pm - 7:30pm at State 5 Theatre

Mon 12/25 - Merry Christmas!

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

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