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CITY OF ATLANTIC YARD WASTE SITE SUMMER HOURS:

effective July 1st, 2015:

The site is open seven days per week from 7:30-a.m. until dusk. The site is monitored by camera to catch illegal dumping.*** City of Atlantic officials remind citizens to bring ONLY trees, branches, grass, garden waste, and/or leaves. ***

LOST: Wallet in downtown Atlantic for Cindy Bice, if found please call Cindy at 641-840-1689. FOUND!!

FOUND:  blue tint sunglasses at yard waste site.  Found at 9:45 A.M. May 16, 2016.  Call 243-4125 if you need them. (5/16)

FOUND: Chocolate lab, well fed/groomed, has a collar, has been at 19th and Oak in Atlantic all morning. (5/4/16)

FOUND: Blue zipper bag with a pair of glasses inside. Found by HyVee in Atlantic. Call 712-249-4426.

FOUND: Black lab, not neutered, found south on Highway 71, still has red leash on attached to a faded orange collar. 234-3071 or cell: 254-0270. (3/21)

LOST: an equalizing bar for a haul master hitch. Lost on highway 6 or Olive street.  Call 250-0633. (3/18)

*Please let us know if the pet is returned to the owner to help keep this updated. Items will be listed for 2 weeks**

NOTICES: 

Recycling Trailer in Audubon is no longer located at Shopko, it is now at Audubon Church of Christ parking lot (2050 Hwy. 71)

 The recycling bins in Cumberland have been moved north of the Community Building.

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SATURDAY, MAY 28

Exira City Wide Yearly Cleanup Day will be held on May 28th from 6-8:30 am. Roll off will be located at the West side of the City Park. Appliances -small – $10, other $15, car tires – $3, semi tires – $10, tractor tires – $15-$20, household computers & tv’s – FREE. The Hauler has the right to reject any or all items.

Oakland’s 121st Alumni Banquet will be held on May 28th at the Oakland Community Building. Tickets are available now at Great Western Bank, Arbor Bank, and Oakland Pharmacy. Tickets are $16 per person and must be reserved by Monday, May 23rd. For more information or to reserve a ticket, call 712-343-6373 or 712-741-5457.

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on May 28th. They will be showing the movie “Cinderella”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

SUNDAY, MAY 29

The 8th Annual Tour de Tivoli, 26 mile bike ride will be held on May 29th – RAIN OR SHINE! “Day-of” Registration begins at 8:00 am at the Danish Windmill in Elk Horn OR you can pre-register at: www.danishwindmill.com. Click on “Online Store” then “Events”. Your $35.00 registration fee includes: Tour de Tivoli t-shirt, SAG stations/refreshments, Æbleskiver meal, Tivoli Fest entertainment a $20.00 registration fee includes everything above, except the t-shirt. This is a fundraising event for the Danish Windmill. The funds raised go to supporting the programs and daily upkeep of the Windmill Museum.  On a side note: Unfortunately, in recent years, the Tour de Tivoli bike ride has lost popularity; therefore, this year’s ride may be the last unless the participation rate significantly increases. We would greatly appreciate you spreading the word about this event to others!  Any questions or concerns please feel free to contact by phone/text: 712-249-7257 or email: dmcclain6674@gmail.com.

The Cass County Conservation Board’s FREE Movie in the Park will be held on May 29th at 9:30 pm. They will be showing the movie “Minions” at Cold Springs Park in Lewis at the Campground Shelter. If it rains the movie will be cancelled. You do not have to be a registered camper to attend the program.

MONDAY, MAY 30

The Cumberland First Baptist Church will be hosting their annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30th at the Cumberland Community Building. The service will begin at 10:30 am and is open to all community members. Please join us in honoring our fallen soldiers!

Join the Lewis Town & Country Boosters and the Pancake Man on May 30th for a breakfast of pancakes & sausages, juice and coffee. They’ll be serving from 7:30-10:30 am at the Lewis Community Center for a free will donation.

Grant Community Preservationists (GCP) will hold an 11 am service to honor lost veterans at the Grant Cemetery. The service will include music, readings, and an honor roll. Small individual flags will be available for families of veterans to place on their graves; GCP will be responsible for collecting them after the holiday. Following the cemetery service, Grant United Methodist Church will hold its annual Memorial Day Dinner from 11:30 am-1 pm for a free-will offering. The menu includes: sloppy joe or ham sandwich, baked beans, assorted salads, pies and desserts, and coffee, tea or lemonade. All money raised by the dinner supports the Grant United Methodist Women and their work for mission projects and the Grant church. After dinner, at the Grant Park enjoy country-bluegrass music performed by Jim and Kathy Wymore and special guests. Admission is $7. A concession stand will also be open, serving hot dogs, soda, coffee, iced tea and desserts. Attendees should bring lawn chairs, umbrellas and rain gear; musicians play on a covered stage. A porty-potty will be on site. Proceeds from the concession stand benefit GCP and its work on the Grant Masonic Lodge and Grant Park. The Grant Community Preservationists was formed to help maintain Grant and its unique historic character. Designated in October 2003, the Grant Commercial Historic District is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Memorial Day Services in Audubon County will be held on May 30th at 10:00  in Audubon at the Arlington Cemetery, 10:00 am in Brayton, 10:00 am and 9:30 am in Exira at the Exira Cemetery (Rain location the Exira Rec Center).

The Massena American Legion Auxiliary will put on a program for the Veterans, Memorial Day, May 30th at 10:30 am at the Massena Middle School. Coffee and cookies at 10 am.

Exira Lions Memorial Breakfast will be held on May 30th at the Lions Community Center in Exira.  They will be serving pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, French toast, juice and coffee from 8 am to 1 pm for a free will offering. From 11 am to 1 pm they’ll be serving Rueben sandwiches with chips and drink to be served for $6.50.

TUESDAY, MAY 31

Rockin’ Reptiles Camp will be held for youth completing kindergarten through 2nd grade. Youth have the opportunity to attend camp at three different locations on different days:
May 31st & June 1st — 9 AM-12 PM @ Lake Anita (Shelter #5), Anita – Registration Deadline is May 20th; June 6th & 7th — 9 AM-12 PM or 1 PM-4 PM @ Sunnyside Park (Camblin Shelter), Atlantic- Registration Deadline May 31st; June 15th & 16th — 9 AM-12 PM @ Cold Springs Park, Lewis – Registration Deadline June 6th. At the Rockin Reptiles camp, youth will learn and play as they explore reptiles. Make crafts, friends and play games! egistration forms are available at the Cass County Extension Office or online at www.extension.iastate.edu/cass. There is a $10 registration fee which includes all camp supplies, and a snack. A medical information form will be required for all youth. Please contact Beth Irlbeck, Cass County Extension, at 243-1132, or Lora Canning, Cass County Naturalist, at 712-769-2372 with questions, or visit the Cass County Extension website at www.extension.iastate.edu/cass for more information.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1

Dance on Wednesday June 1st, Leo Lonnie Orchestra at THE CENTER  714 S. Main St. Council Bluffs (712) 323-5995, 7- 10 pm, members $5, non-members $10 per person.

THURSDAY, JUNE 2

To Earth & Beyond, 3rd – 5th grade youth can explore many things outerspace, planets and especially our earth. Explore the solar system through crafts, games and fun! Please bring a sack lunch. This camp will be held at three different locations on three different days, June 2nd — 9 AM-4 PM @ Lake Anita (Shelter #5), Anita – Registration Deadline May 20th; June 3rd — 9 AM-4 PM @ Cold Springs Park, Lewis – Registration Deadline May 20th;June 9th — 9 AM-4 PM @ Sunnyside Park (Camblin Shelter), Atlantic – Registration Deadline June 1st. egistration forms are available at the Cass County Extension Office or online at www.extension.iastate.edu/cass. There is a $10 registration fee which includes all camp supplies, and a snack. A medical information form will be required for all youth. Please contact Beth Irlbeck, Cass County Extension, at 243-1132, or Lora Canning, Cass County Naturalist, at 712-769-2372 with questions, or visit the Cass County Extension website at www.extension.iastate.edu/cass for more information.

Audubon Music in the Park at the City Park Stage will be held on June 2nd with Yuto Miyazawa, June 9th with Jo & Friends, June 16th with David Bellagante (Champion Fiddler), June 23rd with Studio 728, and June 30th with Out of Options. This is sponsored by Audubon Public Library & Cultural Center. In case of rain, events will be held in the Memorial Building.

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lake Anita Story Walk – June 3rd-6th. Lake Anita State Park (55111 750th St.). Follow signs to spillway, Nature Hike Area. #anitalibrary

Cumberland Library Story Walk – June 8th at 1 pm. Meet at the Cumberland Library. #cumberlandlibrary

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

Atlantic Farmer’s Market begins June and runs through October 29th at the Orscheln’s parking lot. Atlantic Farmers’s Market is every Saturday from 9 am – noon and Tuesday from 5-7 pm.

FREE Car Seat checks will be held on June 4th from 10-1 at Ann W. Wickman Child Development Center parking lot (703 Linn St., Atlantic). A certified technician will be available to answer questions, check recalls, and assist in making sure your child’s seat is installed correctly. Please bring the car seat manual and vehicle owner’s manual. For questions call Nancy at 243-7475 or Victoria at 243-7543.

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on June 4th. They will be showing the movie “Hotel Transylvania 2”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

Kids Fishing Day at Lake Anita State Park will be held on June 4th. Registration starts at 9:30 am with fishing starting at 10:00 am. Every child will receive a prize. Grilled hotdogs, chips, and a bottle of water will be provided for participants.

Walnut Community Club Garage Sale Day is June 4th from 7:30 am – noon. Rain or Shine! Over 10 locations, maps at each location, watch for the balloons!

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lake Anita Story Walk – June 3rd-6th. Lake Anita State Park (55111 750th St.). Follow signs to spillway, Nature Hike Area. #anitalibrary

Cumberland Library Story Walk – June 8th at 1 pm. Meet at the Cumberland Library. #cumberlandlibrary

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SUNDAY, JUNE 5

The 66th Annual Flight Breakfast will be held on June 5th from 6:30 -10:30 am at the Audubon County Airport. They’ll be serving ham & cheese omelets, pancakes with coffee, milk and juice. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 11 and under. Tickets are available at Audubon State Bank, Landmands Bank, Food Land, Audubon Chamber office and at the door. Automobile parking – shuttle bus to the airport from Audubon Community High School (no vehicle parking at the airport). You can also bicycle or walk the T-Bone Trail, there is a bicycle parking area at the airport. For more information call the Audubon Chamber of Commerce, 712-563-3780.

A Fundraiser Kids Come First will be held on June 5th at Zion Lutheran Church in Atlantic from 11 am – 1 pm. They will be having a free will offering meal with hamburgers/hot dogs, beans, chips, dessert, and drink. There will also be fun games and activities for families to enjoy.

The Hitchcock National Landmark Underground Railroad site at Lewis will host a special program on June 5th at 2:00 pm. Barry Jurgensen, high school teacher in Arlington, Nebraska, will be walking the 500 mile escape route to Chicago used by Eliza Grayson and Celia. They were fugitive slaves from Nebraska City, will discuss both the historic event and a current awareness effort.  Barry is raising money to promote the adoption of educational initiatives on slavery, the Underground Railroad, and human trafficking. The goal is to raise $50 per mile of the journey. Individual, community, and corporate sponsors are welcome. Proceeds will be donated to the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, a public charity dedicated to “advancing freedom through knowledge and strategic action.” The fight against slavery is not over. Barry Jurgensen: Dual Enrollment History Teacher, Arlington Public Schools, email: barry.jurgensen@apseageles.org, cell: 712-269-5269. Amber Sims; English Teacher, Arlington Public Schools, email: amber.sims@apseagles.org. Doug Jones, State of  Iowa Historical Society Archeologist will provide a review on the Underground Railroad research in Iowa. Deanda Johnson of the National Park Service will be on hand to present the NPS Passport stamp to the Hitchcock National Landmark as part of a country-wide focus on the 100th year celebration of the creation of the United States National Parks.

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lake Anita Story Walk – June 3rd-6th. Lake Anita State Park (55111 750th St.). Follow signs to spillway, Nature Hike Area. #anitalibrary

Cumberland Library Story Walk – June 8th at 1 pm. Meet at the Cumberland Library. #cumberlandlibrary

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

MONDAY, JUNE 6

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecas.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lake Anita Story Walk – June 3rd-6th. Lake Anita State Park (55111 750th St.). Follow signs to spillway, Nature Hike Area. #anitalibrary

Cumberland Library Story Walk – June 8th at 1 pm. Meet at the Cumberland Library. #cumberlandlibrary

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

TUESDAY, JUNE 7

Atlantic Farmer’s Market begins June and runs through October 29th at the Orscheln’s parking lot. Atlantic Farmers’s Market is every Saturday from 9 am – noon and Tuesday from 5-7 pm.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Cumberland Library Story Walk – June 8th at 1 pm. Meet at the Cumberland Library. #cumberlandlibrary

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary.

THURSDAY, JUNE 9

Audubon Music in the Park at the City Park Stage will be held on June 9th with Jo & Friends, June 16th with David Bellagante (Champion Fiddler), June 23rd with Studio 728, and June 30th with Out of Options. This is sponsored by Audubon Public Library & Cultural Center. In case of rain, events will be held in the Memorial Building.

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on June 11th. They will be showing the movie “Tomorrowland”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

MONDAY, JUNE 13

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Cumberland Story Walk – June 10th-13th. Cumberland City Park (3rd St. & Main St.) #cumberlandlibrary

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

TUESDAY, JUNE 14

 Senior Farmer’s Market Applications and vouchers will be available on June 14th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Cass County Extension 805 W 10th Street. There will not be applications at the Senior Center.

Atlantic Elks Lodge #445 and the Atlantic BPO Does #23 Flag Day in the Park will be held on June 14th at the Atlantic City Park. Enjoy BBQ from 5:30-7:00 pm with ceremony at 7 pm. Veterans eat free. Get your Veterans free meal ticket at the Veterans Affairs Office or Atlantic Armory.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15

A Red Cross Blood Drive in honor of Kevin Blair will be held on June 15th from 11 am to 5 pm at Central Church of Christ in Griswold, 1008 First St., Griswold.

THURSDAY, JUNE 16

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Atlantic Library Story Walk – June 16th from 4-7 pm at Produce in the Park. #atlanticlibrary

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

Audubon Music in the Park at the City Park Stage will be held on June 16th with David Bellagante (Champion Fiddler), June 23rd with Studio 728, and June 30th with Out of Options. This is sponsored by Audubon Public Library & Cultural Center. In case of rain, events will be held in the Memorial Building.

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on June 18th. They will be showing the movie “Inside Out”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SUNDAY, JUNE 19

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

MONDAY, JUNE 20

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Atlantic Story Walk – June 17th – 20th. Pellett Memorial Woods (63066 Troublesome Creek Rd.) #atlanticlibrary

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lewis Library Story Walk – June 22nd at 1 pm. Meet at the Lewis Library. #lewisialibrary

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

Adventure Camp is open to youth completing grades 6th-8th grade. Youth will learn outdoor skills related to fishing, hiking and Dutch Oven cooking (lunch) over a campfire! This camp is offered Thursday, June 23rd 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at Cold Springs Park, Lewis. Registration Deadline June 17th. Busing is available from Cass Co. Community Center. The bus will depart at 8 AM, and return by 5 PM. Registration forms are available at the Cass County Extension Office or online at www.extension.iastate.edu/cass. There is a $10 registration fee which includes all camp supplies, and a snack. A medical information form will be required for all youth. Please contact Beth Irlbeck, Cass County Extension, at 243-1132, or Lora Canning, Cass County Naturalist, at 712-769-2372 with questions, or visit the Cass County Extension website at www.extension.iastate.edu/cass for more information.

Audubon Music in the Park at the City Park Stage will be held on June 23rd with Studio 728, and June 30th with Out of Options. This is sponsored by Audubon Public Library & Cultural Center. In case of rain, events will be held in the Memorial Building.

FRIDAY, JUNE 24

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on June 25th. They will be showing the movie “Max”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

MONDAY, JUNE 27

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Lewis Story Walk – June 24th – 27th. Hitchcock Recreational Area (63788 567th St.)  walk starts near the barn. #lewisialibrary

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

THURSDAY, JUNE 30

Audubon Music in the Park at the City Park Stage will be held on June 30th with Out of Options. This is sponsored by Audubon Public Library & Cultural Center. In case of rain, events will be held in the Memorial Building.

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on July 2nd. They will be showing the movie “Shawn the Sheep”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

MONDAY, JULY 4

The 7th Annual Adair County Historical Society Heritage Tractor Ride will be held on July 4th. The fun will begin at 6:30 am with breakfast at the Heritage Museum on the west edge of Greenfield. Riders will leave at 7:30 am. From there they will take a scenic route through the countryside to Fontanelle, where they will stop for a break in the Fontanelle City Park, before returning to Greenfield to participate in the 4th of July Parade at 11 am. The public is invited to view the tractors and cheer on the riders throughout the ride. Riders can register in advance by picking up a form at various locations in the community, or they can register the morning of the ride. Registration fee is $10 and includes breakfast. Contact the Historical Society at 641-743-2232 for more information.

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Massena Story Walk – July 1st-4th. Outdoor Recreational Classroom (76977 Tucuson Rd) Butterfly Garden. #massenalibrary

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary.

TUESDAY, JULY 5

United Church of Christ (1607 Hazel St.) Vacation Bible School will be held July 5th – 8th from 5:30-7:30 pm. All children welcome, 3 years through 5th grade. Each evening will include music, Bible verses, Bible stories, games and activities. A light meal will be served, to attending children, each evening. Questions may be directed to UCC office at 712-243-4846 or uccatlantic2@gmail.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 8

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SATURDAY, JULY 9

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on July 9th. They will be showing the movie “Mr. Holmes”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SUNDAY, JULY 10

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

MONDAY, JULY 11

Story Walks are going on now through July. The Cass County Conservation Board has partnered with area city libraries and Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for this years theme “On your mark, get ready, set, READ!” Story Walks brings people out to the parks and read! Look for the “Explore, Discover, Share” signs to lead the way at Cass County Parks. A Story Walk involves reading a story that is posted along the trail. At the end of the book take a selfie at the last page, upload it to www.explorecass.com under Cass County Libraries album. Don’t forget to include the appropriate hashtag to win prizes! Cass County Conservation’s hashtag is: #cassccbia; Atlantic Area Chamber’s hashtag is: #MyAtlanticIA. Vote for your favorite photos. The story walks will be put up Friday morning and taken down by 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. If you complete all of the Story Walks you will be entered in for a chance at a grand prize! Some towns are doing more than one story walk and some libraries are also doing their own Story Walks as part of the summer library reading program. Come out and “Explore, Discover, Share” by participating in the FREE Story Walks.

Story Walks:

Griswold Story Walk – July 8th-11th. Three books/walks: Griswold City Park (500 Whitney St.) Wooden Park (600 1st St.) and Fish Farm Park (Highway 48) #griswoldlibrary

SATURDAY, JULY 16

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on July 16th. They will be showing the movie “The Santa Clause”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

SATURDAY, JULY 23

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on July 23rd. They will be showing the movie “Minions”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

SATURDAY, JULY 30

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on July 30th. They will be showing the movie “Good Dinosaur”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on May 25th. They will be showing the movie “Goosebumps”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on August 13th. They will be showing the movie “Peanuts Movie”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on August 20th. They will be showing the movie “Monkey Kingdom”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on May 25th. They will be showing the movie “Kung Fu Panda 3”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Lake Anita State Park Movie Night will be held on September 3rd. They will be showing the movie “The Walk”. Movie is at the 2nd row of campground, free popcorn, movie begins at dusk.

EXTRAS ….

 New SAA (Sex Addicts Anonymous) Meetings will be held on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm at the 12 Step House at 309 Elm Street in Atlantic. Details on SAA website, email atlanticssa@gmail.com or contact Tom at 712-269-0190.

Operation Barnabas meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7 pm at the Atlantic Iowa Western Community College campus.

A Free Community Dinner will be held every Tuesday at the Catholic Parish Center in Atlantic from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.

Join the Firehouse Flames for bingo every first Monday at the Memorial Building in Audubon. Doors open at 5:30 pm with a light lunch available, early bird bingo at 6:30 and regular bingo at 6:45 pm.

 The Atlantic Medical Center is offering influenza vaccines Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 11:00 am and from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm and on Saturdays from 8:30 am to 11:00 am.  No appointments are necessary.  They have flu vaccines in doses for all age groups, including the flu mist.  It takes about two weeks for the vaccine to provide full protection.

Myrtue Medical Center Public Health has scheduled several flu vaccination clinics.

Immunization Clinics will be held every other month during even-numbered months in 2016. Wednesday, June 1st is the next clinic date. Appointments will be available from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Public Health HCCMS Family Services is located at 1408 E 10th St.  Call 712-755-4422 or visit www.shelbycountyclinics.com.  Clinic will also be held in Irwin, Earling, Westphalia, Shelby, Avoca, Defiance, Panama, Portsmouth and Elk Horn.  Appointments are not needed for these clinics.

The Adair & Casey United Methodist Churches have opened the A-C Food Pantry in the Casey United Methodist Church. It is available to those living in the A-C Community School district the 2nd Wednesday and 4th Saturday of every month.

Divorce Care will be held at the Evangelical Free Church at 2:30 pm on Wednesdays with Treva Turpin. For more information call, 243-4738.

American Legion Post #43 meetings at the Armory at 7 pm. Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month.

HCCMS Family Planning is a program available for men and women of all ages, offering reproductive and other health services to help you get and stay healthy. They serve anyone requesting family planning services regardless of residency, household income or gender. In Cass County, your HCCMS office is located at Cass County Home Care, 1500 E 10th St., Atlantic, IA. For more information or to make an appointment call 712-243-7551 or 1-800-993-4345.

The last day the Atlantic Coca-Cola Center and Museum will be open for the season is November 30th. It will be closed starting December 1st until the spring. It will be available for groups during the winter by appointment only. Please contact the Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce to make an appointment for your group, 712-243-3017.

Weight Watchers meeting will be held on Thursdays at 5:30 pm at the United Church of Christ on 16th St. in Atlantic.

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly a non profit weight loss support group meets every Thursday in the 1st Assembly of God Church (1913 E. 22nd). Weigh in from 5-5:30 pm with meeting from 6-6:30pm. For more information call Barb at 243-6222.

Support group for people with Parkinson’s disease and their family, caregivers or befrienders is held the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1-3 pm in the Commons room of Summerset Estates, the condos in the north end of the 3rd street in Fontanelle. For further directions or questions about this support group, call Lyle or LaVon at 641-745-4044.

Eagles Charity Bingo is every Wednesday night and is open to the public. Doors open at 4:30, early birds at 6:30 with regular games starting at 7 pm. The current charity is for Teigan Kinze, a child with many medical problems.

Parkinson’s Support Group will be held the 3rd Wednesday each month at 2 pm at the Heritage House in Atlantic.

The Atlantic Lions Club takes used eye glasses and hearing aids. You can drop them off at these Atlantic locations: Hy-Vee, W & S Appliance, Fareway, or any Lions Club member.

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CITY OF ATLANTIC YARD WASTE SITE SUMMER HOURS:

effective July 1st, 2015:

The site is open seven days per week from 7:30-a.m. until dusk. The site is monitored by camera to catch illegal dumping. *** City of Atlantic officials remind citizens to bring ONLY trees, branches, grass, garden waste, and/or leaves. ***

 

SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLINICS:

Immunization Clinic for Children: Immunization Clinics will be held every other month during even-numbered months in 2016. 

Immunization Clinics will be held every other month during even-numbered months in 2016. Wednesday, June 1st is the next clinic date. Appointments will be available from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine Seventh Grade School Requirement: A new Iowa law requires a one-time booster dose of Tdap for students entering 7th grade. Students born on or after September 15, 2000 will need a Tdap booster if they have not received a vaccine containing pertussis since they were seven years old. We will be offering Immunization Clinic for 3 hours the first Wednesday of each month. Pre-register each child for an appointment at www.shelbycountyclinics.com or call 755-4422. Vaccines are free to children that qualify. An administration fee of $14 per client will be charged. If the client has Medicaid our office will bill Medicaid the fee. If you have insurance that pays for immunizations or hawk-i please call Myrtue Medical Clinic @ 712-755-5130 to make an appointment there.Immunizations offered are seasonal flu, DTaP (diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus), polio, MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), Hib (haemophilus influenza type B), hepatitis B, hepatitis A, varicella (chicken pox), rotavirus, pneumococcal, meningococcal (meningitis), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis), and human papillomavirus (HPV, Gardasil) vaccines. In 2009, the FDA approved the use of Gardasilinmales. They recommend it to males and females age 9 – 26.Please bring the child’s previous vaccination records. No appointment is needed and walk-ins are welcome. The Shelby County Public Health Nursing Department at Myrtue Medical Center is able to offer immunizations to infants and children through age18 that qualify under the Vaccine for Children (VFC) program guidelines. These free vaccines are offered to children with Medicaid coverage, children without any health insurance coverage, children of American Indian or Alaskan Native decent, or children with health insurance that does not cover any of the cost of routine immunizations.For Influenza vaccine please call the Community Health office at 755-4422 for an appointment.

 Family Planning Services:  For more information concerning the availability of family planning or women’s health services please call 712-755-4422 for assistance. Family Planning services are also available in Logan, Atlantic, Denison, and Onawa. This month, our Family Planning Provider Clinic will be held on June 6th from 11:00 AM-4:00 PM. Our Family Planning Nurse Clinic will be held on June 21st from 1:00-4:00 PM. Please call to schedule an appointment; walk-ins are welcomed during the nurse clinic.

Lead Screening: Available at all Immunization clinics or at Public Health office by appointment for children 12 months to 6 years of age. Lead testing is recommended yearly for every child in this age group. Lead testing is required for Kindergarten entry. Childhood lead poisoning occurs when children are exposed to too much lead. Lead poisoning can be prevented. The only way to tell if your child has lead poisoning is to have a lead test.

Learning For Life program offers a home visitation program for families with children from prenatal through age 5. The curriculum used for home visits is the Parents as Teachers model and helps families prepare their children for learning and school entry. Assistance with proper car seats for children is also available.

Kid’s Korner is a program open to all families with children from prenatal through age 5 in Shelby County. Families earn points through a variety of healthy and developmental activities that can be used to shop in the store. Participation is free. Hours are Tuesdays 11:00a.m.-1:00p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays 1:30-4:30p.m. For more information contact Joan Kloewer at 712-755-4296.

Tobacco Cessation: Call Quitline Iowa at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8869). For more information on quitting smoking, call 755-4422.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT MYRTUE MEDICAL CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH AT 712-755-4422.

WIC CLINIC

West Central Community Action

WIC clinic is held at the Atlantic Head Start Center located 2 miles north of Atlantic on Olive Street.

Parking is limited to the north side of bldg under the Pine trees and use north door entry into the gym. 712-243-5421

All WIC clients must now have an appointment for either a nutrition talk or to certify in order to get checks. If client doesn’t have either, then need to call the Harlan WIC Office at 1-800-338-4129

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