Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 24

Mitchell County Legislative Forum at 9 a.m. in the Osage Safety Center community room, 432 Main St., Osage. Expected legislators attending are Rep. Jane Bloomingdale, Northwood, and Sen. Waylon Brown, St. Ansgar. The Bi-Partisan Women’s Group of Mitchell County will be sponsoring the legislative forum.

“The Gathering: Coming Together Around Local Food,” a Health Harvest of North Iowa event, will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the One Vision campus, 1200 N. Ninth St., Clear Lake.

Chamber of Commerce Murder Mystery Dinner will be 5:30-9 p.m. at the Floyd County Youth Enrichment Center at the fairgrounds. Includes dinner, hors d’oeuvres and themed cocktails. For more information call 641-228-4234.

Monday, Feb. 26

St. John Christian Preschool Registration for New Families, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.  Children who will be 3 on or before September 15 and all children 4 and 5 years old are welcome. Scholarships are available. Please call 228-7274 for more information.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Charles City Senior Center, 6:30 p.m. bingo.

Class of 1968 50-year reunion meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Pub on the Cedar. For more information call Carman White, 641-330-9596, or Suzi Zirbel, 641-257-9770.

Thursday, March 1

New Hope Lutheran Church Soup Supper, following 5 p.m. worship service.  607 N Main Street, Charles City.

Friday, March 2

It’s Time for the Clocks, at Charles City Arts Center.  5-7 p.m. 301 North Jackson St, Charles City. For more information, contact Christopher Anthony at 641-330-9323 or Lloyd Vollmers at 641-430-4630.

Saturday, March 3

Charles City Annual Trivia Night to support repairs to the Riverside Cemetery Chapel will be 7 p.m. at the Charles City Middle School gym and commons. Teams of six people compete against other teams to answer correctly the most trivia questions in categories including sports, literature, movies, community and more, with free refreshments throughout the night and an ongoing silent auction. Contact the 8th Grade Riverside Chapel Committee at, or at 641-425-5132.

March 3-11

9-day bus trip to New Orleans, Louisiana, sponsored by Chickasaw Event Center. A few sites of interest:  the Rock n Soul Museum, the French Quarter, a Riverwalk, a Plantation, Mardi Gras World and Graceland, Mississippi. Call 641-394-3173 for details and reservations.

Sunday, March 4

Boy Scout Troop 1078 Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Columbus Club, 502 Clark Street, Charles City.

Tuesday, March 6

Charles City Women’s Club Meeting, 1:30 p.m. at United Methodist Church.  Heidi Reams from the Fossil and Prairie Center will present a program on spring flowers.  Members are encouraged to bring a guest.

Saturday, March 10

Charles City Senior Center will have free homemade rolls and coffee from 10 to 11 a.m.

Monday, March 12

CEO Chapter CY Meeting, 7 p.m. social time, meeting starts at 7:30.  At Trinity United Methodist Church. Hosted by Karen Trettin.  Installation of new officers.



Tuesday, March 13

A regional director from the office of U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst will be available 10-11 a.m. at the Zastrow River Room in the Charles City Public Library, to assist with problems or questions about eligibility involving issues like Social Security, veterans’ benefits, military affairs, passports, immigration issues and other federal programs.

Thursday, March 15

Class of 1979 Reunion Meeting, 6:30 p.m. at The Pub.  All members of the Charles City Class of 1979 are encouraged to attend an informal meeting to discuss next year’s 40th class reunion. Even if your time is limited or you are not able to help out planning the event, we encourage you to attend and share your ideas. Please contact Mark at 641-330-1345 if you have any questions.

Monday, March 19

Charles City High School spring vocal concert will be 7:30-9 p.m. at the North Grand Auditorium. (Postponed from earlier date because of weather.)

Thursday, March 22

Minneapolis-Moline Collectors Winter Convention will be at the Youth Enrichment Center at the Floyd County Fairgrounds.

Friday, March 23

Minneapolis-Moline Collectors Winter Convention will be at the Youth Enrichment Center at the Floyd County Fairgrounds. Talk at 1:30 p.m. at Floyd County Historical Museum by former MM employees.

Saturday, March 24

Minneapolis-Moline Collectors Winter Convention will be at the Youth Enrichment Center at the Floyd County Fairgrounds. Auction at 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, March 27

Jivin’ with Jazz, 6 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. Featuring the Charles City High School vocal jazz and jazz band ensembles.

Saturday, April 21

Charles City High School Prom, Grand March 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the high school competition gym; dance 8:30-midnight at the high school/middle school gym 2; post prom party in the high school competition gym 1.