Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

July 21, 2013

THIS WEEK


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, Everyone is invited to enjoy a free meal and fellowship every Monday at Faith Methodist Church on Highway 5 north of John Deere. Meals are available from 5-6 p.m. Rides are no longer being offered at the present time. The menu for today will be ham balls, party potatoes, green beans, fruit cup and cookies with milk, lemonade, water, coffee or tea to drink. Faith United Methodist Church will be hosting the meal.

TUESDAY 23

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 5 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. Email Hannah Wiltamuth at hannahw@honeycreekresort.com to reserve a spot.

1–1:30 p.m. – Glow in the Dark Constellations – Visit the Activities Building to make a glow in the dark constellation to take home.

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

WEDNESDAY 24

CENTERVILLE FARMER’S MARKET, will be held every Wednesday through October on the north side of the Centerville Square from 3:30-6:30 p.m. with a large variety of vegetables, baked goods, crafts, wood-working, eggs and more. The Centerville Farmers Market will be hosting SIEDA Community Action’s MIECHV unit on the third Wednesday of every month. A family centered home visitation program, will be providing activities for children of all ages at the Farmers Market. Making their own books and bubble fun are just some of the activities planned for the Farmers Market.

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

11a.m.–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. – Constellation Viewers – Join a naturalist to make a star wheel and a constellation to take home. Meet in the Activities Building basement. Great for all ages.

3:30–4 p.m. – Activities Building Tour – Meet on the Activities Building deck to tour Honey Creek Resort’s newest facility and learn how it utilizes existing technologies to be a leader in green living.

6–6:30 p.m. – Plant Pressing – Learn the art of pressing plants and the many uses for these beautifully preserved specimen during this half-hour class. Meet in the lodge lobby. 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 25

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. – Sidewalk Art – Bring your creativity and use sidewalk chalk to make a work of art. Meet in the Activities Building basement. Great for all ages.

5–5:30 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 one-hour hike and create your own nature experience. Meet on the Activities Building deck. Wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to go off trail. 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 26

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

1–1:30 p.m. – Sand Castles.

3–3:30 p.m. – Cascade of Stars.

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

6–6:30 p.m. – Sun Prints – Join a naturalist for this half-hour class to learn how we can use the sun to make art prints of nature. Meet in the Lodge lobby. Great for all ages.

SATURDAY 27

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

1–1:30 – Dream Catchers.

3–3:30 p.m. – Light Up Fireflies.

3:30–4 p.m. – Activities Building Tour – See Wednesday’s entry.

5–6 p.m. – Geocaching 101 – Join in the world-wide game of geocaching and learn how to use your GPS unit to find hidden treasure. Meet at the Activities Building. 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 – 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.

SUNDAY 28

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

1–2 p.m. – Adventure Hike – Get a sampling of Honey Creek Resort State Park’s nature during the is one-hour hike with a naturalist. Meet at the Activities Building. Wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to go off-trail. Great for all ages.

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