Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

June 23, 2013

The week ahead


The Daily Iowegian

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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 shepherds pie, vegetable jello, salad, green beans, homemade bread and angel food cake and fruit with milk, lemonade, water, coffee or tea to drink. The nursing students will be hosting this meal.

TUESDAY 25

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 – Now is the perfect time to learn to kayak for free. 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. Email Hannah Wiltamuth at hannahw@honeycreekresort.com to reserve a spot.

1–1:30 p.m. – leaf rubbing

4–4:30 p.m. – Prairie Plants Hike – Enjoy the colors of the prairie during this half-hour hike with a naturalist. Meet at the Activities Building. Great for all ages.

WEDNESDAY 26

HONEY CREEK, 10–11 a.m. – Kayaking 101 – See Tuesday’s entry.

11–12 p.m. – Family Kayaking – This special program is designed for children under the age of 12 with a participating guardian. Together, the child and guardian will learn basics of kayaking on dry land. When it comes time to launch, the guardian will wade into the water and hold the boat for the child then allow them to demonstrate their paddling techniques. Meet at the kayaking beach located just north of the boat docks. 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 under 12 years old with a guardian. Participants must feel comfortable in the water. Space is limited. Email Hannah Wiltamuth at hannahw@honeycreekresort.com to reserve a spot.

1–1:30 p.m. – sun prints

6–6:30 p.m. – Nature Journals – Journaling in nature can be both stimulating and relaxing. Join a naturalist in the lodge lobby to create your own nature journal to take into the field. Lodge lobby. Great for all ages.

7–8:00 p.m. – Trees Hike – Join a naturalist for this one-hour hike to learn about the trees of Honey Creek Resort. Meet in the Activities Building. Wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to go off-trail. Great for all ages.

9–10 p.m. - Stargazing – View constellations and delve into the myths and legends of the night sky. Meet on the deck of the Activities Building. Great for all ages.

UNIONVILLE  IOWA  LEGION POST, meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Legion Building.

NARCOTICS  ANONYMOUS, meets Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the basement at Mercy Medical Center. Call (641) 856-3398 with questions.

ROTARY CLUB, meets each Wednesday at noon at The Manhattan Steakhouse in Centerville.

THURSDAY 27

HONEY CREEK, 9–11 a.m. – Kayaking Tour – Get closer to nature during this two- hour kayaking tour with a naturalist. This program is perfect for people with some kayaking experience. Meet at the kayaking beach located just north of the boat docks. Participants must have prior kayaking experience and feel confident in their abilities to shuttle, launch and maneuver their kayak. 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. For people 12 years and older. Minors must be accompanied by a guardian. Participants must feel comfortable in the water. Space is limited. Email Hannah Wiltamuth at hannahw@honeycreekresort.com to reserve a spot.

1–1:30 p.m. – sponge tag

5–5:30 p.m. – Insect Hike – Discover the insects of Honey Creek Resort during this one-hour hike with a naturalist. Meet at the Activities Building. Great for all ages.

7–7:30 – Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration – Join a naturalist on the patio of the Activities Building to learn how to use a Dutch Oven for campfire cooking.

APPANOOSE COUNTY TOBACCO FREE COALITION, meets the third Thursday of each month at Drake Public Library.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND AL-ANON, meet Thursdays at 8 p.m. in the basement at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Call (641) 856-3398 with questions.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS, holds meetings every Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Camel Club, 410 West Keota St. in Ottum­wa. Call (641) 682-8741, ext. 301.

LEGION AUXILIARY, meets the second Thursday of every month at 1:30 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church basement.

FRIDAY 28

MEMORY MINDERS/ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, holds a support group on the third Friday of each month at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville at 9 a.m. Facilitator is Sherrie Doggett who can be contacted at (641) 437-4111.

MORAVIA FARMER’S MARKET, will be held every Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Historical Depot in Moravia.

WAPELLO COUNTY FARMER’S MARKET, is now open every Friday from 2-6 p.m. at Family Video on Albia Road in Ottumwa until late October as long as the weather permits. This is a certified market to accept WIC SFMNP and CVVs.

HONEY CREEK, 10–11 a.m. – Kayaking 101 – See Tuesday’s entry.

11–12 p.m. – Family Kayaking – See Wednesday’s entry.

1–1:30 p.m. – water ball baseball

3–3:30 p.m. – BINGO

4–4:30 p.m. – Choose Your Own Adventure Hike – Should we visit an overlook or the wildlife viewing blind? Will we look for animal clues or discover trees? Join a naturalist for this half-hour hike and create your own nature experience. Meet in the lodge lobby. Wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to go off-trail. Great for all ages.

6 –6:30 p.m. – Long Live Plants! – Spring is the time for plants to begin growing again. Join a naturalist to learn about plant lifecycles, how plants survive the harsh Iowa winter, and plant your own seed to take home and watch grow. Lodge lobby. Great for all ages

SATURDAY 29

DAVIS COUNTY FARMER’S MARKET, will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on the Davis County Courthouse lawn in Bloomfield.

HONEY CREEK, 10–11 a.m. – Kayaking 101 – See Tuesday’s entry.

11–12 p.m. – Family Kayaking – See Wednesday’s entry.

1–1:30 – feather painting

3–3:30 p.m. – paper bag scrapbooks

5–6:00 p.m. – Beginner Fishing – This is a great class for beginners. Participants will learn how to tie a hook, cast, and get hands-on fishing experience. In case of ice we will be learning to ice fish. Meet at the Activities Building. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a bottle of water. Great for all ages.

7–7:30 p.m. – Nature Tales – Join a naturalist around the Activities Building fire ring to enjoy s’mores and hear a story about nature. If weather is not suitable for being outside we will read a story by the lobby fireplace.

9–10 p.m. – Stargazing – See Wednesday’s entry.

SUNDAY 30

HONEY CREEK, 9–11 a.m. – Kayaking Tour – See Thursday’s entry.

1–2 p.m. – Choose Your Own Adventure Hike – See Friday’s entry.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, meets Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the basement at Mercy Medical Center. Call (641) 856-3398 with questions.