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.
As your family and friends gather to celebrate this special holiday season, the family at the Carson Celebration of Life Center sends best wishes for a joyous celebration.
What: Jim & Deb Gerardy Benefit
When: Sunday, December 7, 2014, 11 AM to 3 PM
Where: Pearson Hall, Jackson County Fairgrounds, 1212 E. Quarry
Jim was diagnosed with two masses in the prostate and has undergone 3 surgeries, only to have the masses return leaving him in chronic pain and partially disabled. Deb was diagnosed with a cystic neoplasm of the pancreas resulting in more medical treatment and additional expense. Over the past 3 years the ongoing medical bills have become overwhelming. Jim & Deb are big supporters of their community and have donated thousands for various projects throughout the county through their local talent shows. The committee is hoping to give back to them this time around as they are good people.
Activities planned are:
*Lunch provided by Corner Stop Catering served 11am-1pm (includes chicken, roast beef, potatoes & gravy, vegetable, salad, roll & dessert)
*Music by WGL Entertainment
*Silent Auction starts at 11am
*Live Auction starts at 1pm
Donation $12 – debit cards will be accepted the day of the benefit for your convenience. Tickets available at Gateway State Bank, Clinton & Goose Lake; and Osterhaus Pharmacy, Maquoketa.