What: Visiting Youth Choir at the Maquoketa United Methodist Church
When: Sunday, June 5th, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. in the church sanctuary
Where: First United Methodist Church, Maquoketa, Iowa
David Kinrade is a Minister of Music at the First United Methodist Church in Newnan, Georgia and will be bringing a group of 72 youth the first weekend of June. The group is touring around the Midwest this summer. David is the son of retired pastor, Rev. Alvern Kinrade who is related to folks in the area. The public is invited.
What: Maquoketa’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt
When: 10 A.M., Saturday, March 19, 2016
Where: Maquoketa Middle School
Maquoketa Kiwanis Annual Easter Egg hunt will be held at 10 A.M., Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Maquoketa Middle School. All children ages 0-9 are welcome! Please use the cafeteria entrance for rainy, snowy or cold weather.
What: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Fundraising Dinner
When: 4 to 6:30 PM, November 28, 2015
Where: The Citadel (Horseshoe Pond)
Serving 2 types of pasta, salad, dessert and drink.
Donation with all proceeds benefiting LLS research.
Sponsored by MCHS HOSA: Future Health Professionals
What: A Cookie Walk and More
When: 8 A.M. to Noon, Saturday, December 5, 2015
Where: United Church of Christ, 206 E. Platt Street, Maquoketa, Iowa
A Cookie Walk and More will be held on Saturday, December 5th from 8am to Noon at the United Church of Christ, 206 E. Platt St. Homemade cookies, candy and bars all sold by the pound. Includes Country Store and Coffee Corner. Please enter through the back door.
11th Annual Festival of Trees
November 14 – November 24
Sat & Sun – 1pm to 7pm.
Mon thru Fri – 9am to 7pm.
The Ohnward Fine Arts Center is currently planning our Eleventh Annual Festival of Trees. In years past, we have had such a wonderful response to our festival — with bidding on creative trees and beautiful wreaths, theatre entertainment, Santa, students and adults singing, piano, violin and bell players that we are excited to bring back all these and maybe some more activities to the Festival of Trees 2015! Our goal again this year is to create a holiday atmosphere to be enjoyed by all those attending the many functions that will be held at the Center. The proceeds will go to the Ohnward Fine Arts Center.
What: Rock The Park 2015
When: 2 to 6 P.M., Sunday, September 13, 2015
Where: Maquoketa Downtown Green Space
“Rock the Park 2015” will be held on Sunday, September 13th from 2 to 6 pm in the Downtown Green Space (corner of Pleasant & Main Streets). Featuring Three Contemporary Christian Music Bands: Tangled Blue, The Michael Reed Band, and Mitch McVicker (GMA Dove Award Winner). This is a concert with messages of friendship and faith and will kick off the school year, encouraging everyone to work together, spread peace and believe!
Refreshments from local youth groups – NO coolers/alcohol. Bring your lawn chairs and be ready for a good time! It’s FREE!!!
Rain Location: Pearson Hall, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Maquoketa, IA
What: 2015 Maquoketa Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing
When: 1 P.M., August 12, 2015
Where: Maquoketa Golf and Country Club, 17961 33rd Street, Maquoketa, Iowa
For more information contact Cheryl Clark at [email protected] or call 563.652.4602.
What: Maquoketa Fly-In Pancake Breakfast
Where: Maquoketa Municipal Airport, 2215 – 134th Avenue, Maquoketa, IA,
When: Sunday, June 21, 2015, 7am – 12pm
When: Sunday, March 8, 2015, 12pm – 4pm
Where: Clinton Engines Museum, 605 East Maple Street, Maquoketa, Iowa
Free Open House at Clinton Engines Museum. Visit the museum free–with introduction of new OnCellTourSphere™ self-guided tour using your own mobile device throughout the afternoon. For more information call the Clinton Engines Museum at 563-652-1803.
It is never too early to start planning for the upcoming cake auction to be held on Friday, February 6, 2015. The theme is “A Night at the Movies.” The top cakes will be auctioned off and the others will be sold at a silent auction. There will be three division this year….Professional, Amateur and Student. This great event is sponsored by the Maquoketa Education Fund and the Maquoketa Athletic Boosters. Many of you have benefited from the great work of these groups. We are asking that cakes be brought to the Maquoketa High School no later than 4:30 on Friday, February 6, 2015. Judging will begin at 5:00.