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.

“Fences,” PG13 Feb. 17-23

“A Dog’s Purpose,” PG Feb. 24 – March 2


Thursday, Feb. 16

Daddy/Daughter Date Night, 5 p.m., Hy-Vee. Cost is $15 ($5 per extra child). Corsages can be preordered starting at $5. Register at Hy-Vee service desk.


Friday, Feb. 17

Charles City School District faculty recital, 8:15 a.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church. Open to the public. Featuring Derek Sturtevant, Jake Gassman, Renee Boss, Tara Dean, Scott Blakenbaker and Gene Martin.

Empty Bowls Soup Fundraiser, 6-8 p.m., Charles City Arts Center. Purchase handmade bowls. Proceeds benefit Food Pantry and Charles City Arts Center Pottery Room.


Sunday, Feb. 19

Bean Bags for Bible Camps , 11:30 a.m., St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church Parish hall. All proceeds will go to Bible Camp scholarships.


 Monday, Feb. 20

Spring vocal concert –– Charles City Singers and Charles City High School Vocal Department at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Feb. 21

22nd Annual Chili Cook-off, 11 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 502 Clark Street.


 

Thursday, Feb. 23

“Think Spring” Class, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Otto’s Oasis, 1313 Gilbert Street, Charles City. Enjoy light appetizers, drinks and shopping while we put together fresh arrangements with spring themed flowers! Go to http://www.ottosoasis.com/product/plants-and-gifts/extras/charles-city-class to sign up and prepay for your spot.


Friday, Feb. 24

22nd Annual Chili Cook-off, 11 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 502 Clark Street.

“Kristin Chenoweth” live performance, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by NIACC Performing Arts in Mason City.


Saturday, Feb. 25

Dance Against Cancer, 7-11 p.m. at the Charles City Elks Lodge. To benefit the Floyd County Cancer Friends. Tickets available $12 in advance at First Citizens National Bank or $15 at the door. 21 and over.


 Monday, Feb. 27

The St. John book club will meet at 7:00 p.m. They will be reviewing the book The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Rachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.


Friday-Saturday, March 3-4

The Charles City Middle School presents the spring play, E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web, 7 p.m. at 500 North Grand Auditorium. Directed by Marie Conklin and Toni Smith. Free will donation.


Saturday, March 4

Riverside Cemetery’s Trivia Night, 7 p.m. at Charles City High School. Doors open at 6:15 pm with the game beginning at 7:00 pm. Snacks and drinks will be served to each table throughout the night.

Kids’ Day at the Museum, 9:30-11 a.m., Floyd County Historical Museum, 500 Gilbert St, Charles City.

Cattlemen’s Banquet, 6 p.m. at The Pub at the Pinicon. Enjoy a prime rib dinner followed by dancing to Endless Summer Band. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door.


Tuesday, March 7

Parade of Bands, 7 p.m. at New Hampton High School. Concert will feature bands in the New Hampton school district with a combined 5-12 performance at the end.


Monday, March 13

Spring break for CC schools begins (classes resume March 20)


Saturday, March 18

“Julian Lawrence Garguilo –– Steinway Pianist”, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by NIACC Performing Arts in Mason City.


Friday, March 24

“Golden Dragon Acrobats”, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by NIACC Performing Arts in Mason City


Sunday, March 25

Youth Enrichment Center Grand Opening, 4-11 p.m., Floyd County Fair, 2516 7 Mile Rd, Charles City. Free admission to Dueling Pianos, as well as live auctions and raffles. Meal provided at a small cost.


Friday, March 31

Drama performance at Nashua-Plainfield High School Gymnasium, 7 p.m.


Sunday, April 2

Drama performance at Nashua-Plainfield High School Gymnasium, 2 p.m.


Monday, April 3

“Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters”, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Hosted by NIACC Performing Arts in Mason City


Wednesday-Thursday, April 5-6

“Cinderella”, 7 p.m. Hosted by NIACC Performing Arts in Mason City


Wednesday, April 26

“Stomp”, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by NIACC Performing Arts in Mason City


Saturday, May 27

Band festival at Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock Community School District


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