Community Calendar

If you have an event you would like added to the Commuity Calendar, send it to:
KBOE ,  P.O. Box 380 , Oskaloosa , IA   52577

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December 23
The fifth annual holiday fundraiser show will be held at Smokey Row at 6 pm. Please bring canned goods/Non-Perishable food items for donation to the ecumenical cupboard. Performances by Micah Leaverton, Journey's End, TTO, Square States, and Brant Bollman will be held.

December 25
Central United Methodist Church is again offering Christmas dinner as a gift to the community on Christmas Day... Dinner will be served at noon and the meal will include stuffed pork loin, corn, seasoned green beans, mashed potatoes with pumpkin roll and black forest cake... While reservations are not necessary, they would be appreciated... Call 672-2564 if you plan to attend.

December 31
Y.E.S. is a newly formed group for active singles over 50... You're invited to bring in 2015 with the Y.E.S. group's New Year's Eve party with games & music on Wednesday, December 31st starting at 6 p.m at St. Paul Church at 501 High Ave East in Oskaloosa... Bring a snack or a non-alcoholic beverage... For more information call (641) 569-3391 or (641) 660-6405.

December 29, 30, 31
Free End of the Month Meals at the First Christian Church at 119 A Ave East, serving 5:30-6:15 pm. 

December 30 & 31
Russell Wildlife Area will host public programs. Learn about feeding birds in the winter and learn how to identify different species of pine trees. To register for these fun outdoor adventures call 641-673-9327. 

January 16
The Oskaloosa High School Student Council is hosting a Spaghetti Supper in the small gym at the Oskaloosa High School on Friday January 16th at 5:45 pm continuing through the first quarter of the Varsity boy's game... The meal includes spaghetti with or without sauce, meatballs, garlic bread, and lemonade or water. Cost is $3.00, and proceeds go towards fixing OHS Student Council's sign near the Herald.

Now offering:
First Church of the Nazarene in Ottumwa-Kids Club now offers a bus ministry to pick up kids or adults on Wednesdays. Service starts at 6:30pm, bus pick up starts at 5:30pm. Call the church for more info at 684-6501. 

First Thursday Evening of Each Month:
The Safe Place Suicide Support Group will meet on the first Thursday evening of each month at the Celebrate Church, 1005 N Lincoln in Knoxville. Meetings run from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. This group helps support friends, families, and any loved ones who have lost someone to suicide. For more info call 641-891-5912 or 642-344-5681.

First Thursday Evening of Each Month:
"BINGO" Presented by Eddyville Historical Museum. Held at Eddyville American Legion on Walnut Street 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00. HELD 1st THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH

Tuesdays from March 11th to April 1
Pella Regional Health Center Prenatal classes will be held on Tuesdays from March 11th to April 1st from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the conference room at Pella Regional Health Center. Cost is $47. Visit or call 641-621-BABY for more information.

Alzheimer's Support Group will be meeting the 2nd Thursday of every month in the Mahaska Health Partnership Board Room (entrance #2) at 7pm. Call 641-673-3881 for more information. 

Bereaved Parents Support Group will meet on the 1st Tuesday of every month in the Mahaska Health Partnership Board Room (entrance #2) at 7pm.  

Adult Grief Support Group meets the 1st Wednesday of every month from 1 to 2pm in the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Conference Room (entrance #6). 

MS Support Group Meets the Saturday following the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 10am in the Mahaska Health Partnership's Education Center A (entrance #2). Call 641-295-2030 for more information.

Diabetes WISE Classes are an educational course designed to improve the health and well-being of people with diabetes. Classes are offered on an as-needed basis; pre-registration is required. Call 641-672-3422 for more information.

Diabetes Support Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month in the Mahaska Health Partnership Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3). Attendance is free but registration is requested

The Oskaloosa Public Library is now accepting donations of new and gently used Legos for our Lego Club. Lego Club is for kindergarten through fifth graders and meets the first Tuesday of every month.

Oskaloosa Chapter of Men With Vision meets every 3rd Saturday of the month at 7:30 am, at the Community Center at 813 15th Ave East, in Oskaloosa... Praying, Practicing, and Promoting Missions... For more information call 641-891-8128 
Pella Regional Health Center will hold an Adult Grief Support Group with Coffee, Conversation and Comfort on the 2nd Tuesday of month, from 9:30 to 10:30 am in the Lower Level of Comfort House... No reservation is necessary and this event is free and open to the public.

The Pella Regional Health Center Adult Grief Support Group "Moms with Hope" will be held the 2nd Monday of month at 7 pm in the Lower Level of Comfort House