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 United Methodist Church on Highway 5 north of John Deere. Meals are available from 5-6 p.m. Rides are not being provided at this time. The menu for today will be hamburger and hotdogs, potato salad, cole slaw, sliced tomatoes and bread pudding with milk, water lemonade, coffee or tea to drink. Faith Methodist Church will host this meal.
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. The new class schedule that began Aug. 6 is Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. and Thursdays at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 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.
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, woodworking, 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, 9–10 a.m. – Tree Hike – Why do trees change colors in the fall? How can you identify trees without their leaves? Join a naturalist for this one hour hike to discover the secrets of trees. Meet at the Activities Building. 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.
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.
HONEY CREEK, 4–4:30 p.m. – Migration Hike – Join a naturalist for this half-hour hike to discover the migrating animals of Honey Creek Resort. Meet on the deck of the Activities Building. Wear comfortable clothes. Some binoculars and bird guides will be available but participants may want to bring their own. Great for all ages. The trails are relatively flat and easy to walk.
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.
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.
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, 4–4:30 p.m. – Migration Hike — See Thursday’s entry.
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, 11–11:30 a.m. – Plant Pressing – Learn the art of pressing plants and the many uses for these beautifully preserved specimen during this one hour class. Meet in the lodge lobby. Great for all ages.
1 p.m. – Design a Leaf – Use colorful bits of tissue paper to create your own autumn leaf. Meet at the Activities Building. Great for all ages.
2–3 p.m. – Tree Hike — Why do trees change colors in the fall? How can you identify trees without their leaves? Join a naturalist for this one hour hike to discover the secrets of trees.
3 p.m. – Recycled Birdfeeder – During this program we’ll recycle a toilet paper roll using peanut butter and birdseed to make a birdfeeder. Meet in the basement of the Activities Building. Great for all ages.
3:30–4 p.m. – Activities Building Tour – See Wednesday’s entry.
6–6:30 p.m. – Nature Tales – Join a naturalist around the Activities Building fire ring to enjoy s’mores and listen to stories about nature.
8–9 p.m. - Moon Hike – Discover the sights and sounds of the bright night during this one hour hike. Meet on the deck of the Activities Building. Wear comfortable clothes. Great for all ages. Our relatively flat path will be lit by the moon, but some obstacles may be present.
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, meets Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the basement at Mercy Medical Center. Call (641) 856- 3398 with questions.