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June 18, 2013

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MONDAY 17

CENTERVILLE LEGION POST 214, meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Continental at St. Joseph’s in the meeting room to the right of the V.A. office.

APPANOOSE COUNTY WEEKLY MEALS, invites everyone to enjoy a free meal and fellowship every Monday at Faith United Methodist Church on Highway 5 south near John Deere. Meals are available from 5-6 p.m. The menu for Monday will be pork roast, party potatoes, pasta salad, cottage cheese, homemade bread and dessert with milk, lemonade, water, coffee or tea to drink. Grace Methodist Church from Moravia will be the host for this meal.

TUESDAY 18

DAVIS COUNTY FARMER’S MARKET, will be held from 3-6 p.m. on the Davis County Courthouse lawn in Bloomfield.

BOB GROUP, meets at Centerville CIty Hall at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

JOIN NEST, a parent education class for expecting parents or parents with children up to 3 years old. Any parents can attend by filling out an enrollment packet. There is a class held at 1:30 p.m., one at 5 p.m. and one at 6 p.m. each Tuesday at the Extension Office, 501 N. 12th St. in Centerville.

TAKING  OFF  POUNDS SENSIBLY, “TOPS,” meets Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church. Weigh-in begins at 6 p.m. and meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

AMERICAN LEGION 280, in Moulton, will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Legion Hall.

TOUCHING OUR GRIEF, an ongoing educational grief and support group though HCI Care Service, meets the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. at the office HCI Care Services, 103 E. Van Buren St., Centerville. It is free and open to the public. For more information contact Brian Hargrave, bereavement counselor, at (641) 856-5502.

HONEY CREEK, 10–11 a.m. – Kayaking 101 – During this one-hour program participants will get hands-on experience shuttling their kayaks, getting in and out, and paddling on the lake. Meet the kayaking beach located just north of the boat docks. Solo kayaks and paddles will be provided. Some PFDs are available but participants may bring their own. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that can get wet. This class is for people 12 years and older. Minors must have a guardian present and participating. Participants must feel comfortable in the water. Space is limited so email Hannah Wiltamuth at hannahw@honeycreekresort.com to reserve a spot; 1–1:30 p.m. – Sand Art; 4–4:30 p.m. – Snake Blind Hike - Join a naturalist during this half-hour hike to discover if any animals are using the resort’s snake hides. Meet at the Activities Building. Wear comfortable clothes. Great for all ages. The trails are relatively flat and easy to walk.

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