Entertainment calendar

Email upcoming Arts & Entertainment events to A&E editor Kate Hayden at khayden@charlescitypress.com


The Charles Theatre:

All showings at 7 p.m.

“Dunkirk” PG13 Aug. 18-24

“War for the Planet of the Apes” PG13 Aug. 25-31


Friday, Aug. 18

6th Annual Back to School Bash, 4-5:30 p.m. in Central Park, all ages welcome. The Proud Parents Association will give away free school supplies and shoes — free food, face painting, music and games is also provided.

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Saturday, Aug. 19

Art-a-Fest at Central Park, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Map of exhibitors and vendors available online at http://artafestcharlescity.weebly.com/.

Native American display and reception, free to public. Charles City Arts Center 5-7 p.m. Display through August.

Floyd County Museum Pioneer Day, free to the public. Pioneer craft demonstrations and children’s activities. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Charles City farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Central Park.


Sunday, Aug. 20

Gospel music and testimony, hosted by the Gospel Lighthouse Church at the Floyd Community Center Park. 6 p.m. No charge; refreshments served. Please bring a lawn chair.

PAWS Plunge dog swim from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Charles City Swimming Pool at Lion’s Field. Dog must be leashed, friendly and current on rabies and distemper vaccinations. Proceeds will benefit PAWS Humane Society.


Monday, Aug. 21

Solar eclipse seminar and viewing beginning at 11 a.m. at the Fossil and Prairie Center in Rockford, including information about solar eclipses and how to safely view the solar eclipse taking place at the time. Free solar eclipse glasses for the first 20 pre-registrations at 641-756-3490.


Friday, Aug. 25

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Saturday, Aug. 26

Encouragement Corp concert, feat. 7eventh Time Down. Free. Begins 7 p.m. at Central Park.

All Veterans Family BBQ picnic for veterans of all eras and their spouses or guests at the Northwood Fairgrounds shelter. Serving lunch begins at noon, but live entertainment begins earlier.


Sunday, Aug. 27

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 1

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Saturday, Sept. 2

Charles City farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon, Central Park.


Sunday, Sept. 3

St. Mary Catholic Church in Roseville will be celebrating its 150th year with Mass beginning at 11:30 a.m. celebrated by Archbishop Michael Jackels and Monsignor Walter Brunkan. Lunch and program will follow. Special memory rooms are being created to share memorabilia and photos. Contact Bill Dolan at 319-215-0389 if you are planning to attend of if you have items you would like to share for the day.


 

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Charles City farmers market, 3:30-6 p.m., Central Park.

Custom Antique and Rod Association cruise, leaves at 5 p.m. from Central Park in Charles City, dinner at the Hole in the Wall in Lawler.


Friday, Sept. 8

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.

The 2017 Floyd Gospel Sing, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Floyd Community Center Park. For more information, contact Pastor Paul or Dixie Phillips at 641-398-2865.


Saturday, Sept. 9

The 2017 Floyd Gospel Sing, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Floyd Community Center Park. For more information, contact Pastor Paul or Dixie Phillips at 641-398-2865.


Sunday, Sept. 10

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 15

Car Night at Dave’s Restaurant, 5-8 p.m., 809 S. Grand Ave.; cruise starts at 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, D.J., food.


Sunday, Sept. 24

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Oct. 8

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Oct. 22

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Nov. 12

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Nov. 26

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


Sunday, Dec. 10

Old Time Music Jam at the Charles City Senior Center; 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m.


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