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

or e-mail us at KBOE@kboeradio.com



January 31

Oskaloosa High School Dance Dynamix will be holding "We Are Osky Dance", their annual end of  season show on Saturday January 31st at 7:00pm in the OHS large gym... Highlighting this years show is the state champion OHS Dance Dynamix & Coed teams, Dance Dynamix Father-Daughter dance, the Kids Clinic Performers & special guest teams from Albia, Pella, N Mahaska, & Wm Penn... Activity Passes will be accepted for Osky students... Adults are $5,  students are $3

February 4
Bussey Fire Department will host a community blood drive from 3-7 pm at 313 5th St, inside Bussey Community Center. To donate, please contact Polliann Carlson at 641-944-5281 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5231 to locate the drive. 

February 4
The Mahaska County Recreation Foundation is hosting its 5th annual Bowling Tournament from 9-11 pm. Team Registration Fee is $200 and the event will feature a Silent Auction. All proceeds from the event go towards the Lacey Recreation Complex. For more information call 641-672-2499.

February 4
New Sharon will host a community blood drive from 1:30- 6:30 pm at 106 W. High St, City Park Building. To donate, please contact Carol and Duane Renaud at 641-660-0069 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5059 to locate the drive. 

February 5
First Christian Reformed Church will host a community blood drive from 3-7 pm at N 11th and J Ave. E inside Fellowship Hall. To donate, please contact Rose and Larry Van Woerkom at 641-891-6571 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5022 to locate the drive. 

February 7
The 2015 K9 Clinic will be held from 1 to 4 pm at the Ottumwa Elks Lodge at 413 South Iowa Avenue... Services available include $7.00 dog licenses, $15 vaccinations, and $25 micro-chipping... Get a microchip and 2 vaccinations for just $50 during the event... Grooming, photos and H4D apparel will also be available... Receive a $50 voucher off a spay or neuter at one of two participating veterinarians during the event.

February 7
Mahaska County Conservation Board is hosting a Bird Food Giveaway from 9 am- noon at the Russell Wildlife Area. Information about bird feeding will be available at the event. For more information, call 641-673-9327. 

February 20
If you would like to help the Mahaska County Conservation Board collect maple tree sap that will be made into maple syrup sampled at the Maple Syrup Festival, then come out to the Conservation Center on this morning. Pre-Registration is appreciated. Call 641-673-9327 to sign up. 

March 11
The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at Bridge View Center at 7:30 pm. The Jazz Ambassadors' concert in Ottumwa is sponsored by Ottumwa Hy-Vee Food and Drug Stores, SOuth Ottumwa Savings Bank, and the Ottumwa Courier. Free tickets are available at all Ottumwa Hy-Vee Food and Drug locations and South Ottumwa Savings Bank, and at the Bridge View Center. 

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 http://www.pellahealth.org/ or call 641-621-BABY for more information.

Monthly:
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. 

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

Monthly:
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). 

Monthly:
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.

Monthly:
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.

Monthly:
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

Currently:
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.

TFN:
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 
TFN
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.

TFN
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