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If you have an event coming up and would like to have it announced during The Fox Community Calendar and have it posted here on KLKKFM.com, please e-mail your event information at least 2 weeks in advance, to Rob@NorthIowaBroadcasting.com.


Thursday, April 24, 2014
“Eulespiegel’s Circus” Spring Puppet Show at the MacNider Museum
6:00 p.m.   Free Admission for children and adults
EULENSPIEGEL’S CIRCUS is a joyous fantasy featuring     
tabletop puppets, a kazoo band, and lots of silly business! Until Eulenspiegel decides he must have a circus, too!  
Written and created by Monica Leo and Teri Jean Breitbach and performed by Justin
Cornet-Olsson and Angela Polowy.
Puppet Show at the MacNider Museum is sponsored by: Bertha Stebens Charitable Fund



Wapsi-Trail Earth Day Cleanup!

 

Help Mitchell County Environmental Education Foundation get the Wapsi-Great Western Trail ready for spring and summer visitors by joining for a work day from 9:00-12:00 on Saturday, April 26th.  In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, they will be doing some trail-clean up, planting trees along the trail, prepping the butterfly garden beds, and performing any other light maintenance along the trail. Volunteers are asked meet at the Wapsi-Welcome Center in Riceville and dress for the weather. The Education Foundation will provide gloves, garbage bags and disposal, and trees and planting tools. This is a great volunteer opportunity for any organization and will help beautify the trail for all of its visitors. For more information, please call Mitchell County Conservation Board Naturalist Chelsea Ewen at (641) 732-5204.


Steak Supper
                                      
Saturday, April 26,  2014
4:00 – 7:00 PM
At Elma Memorial Hall
Elma, IA
$ 15.00 Per Person
Carry outs Available
Tickets Available at
Elma Bank
Elma Locker
Sue Miller  641-393-2412
OR AT THE DOOR


Lunch and Learn, at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, is open to the general public. 
Bring your lunch to learn about the Museum, Permanent Collection, and Artists featured in the collection.
Each month we will explore a different Museum topic. 
Learn not only about art, but also the inner workings of the Museum and art world.

Last Tuesday of the month, Noon – 1:00 p.m.  
April 29 – Programming Associates for the Museum will present critical thinking strategies for discussing artwork.

May 27 – New to the Collection, presented by Director, Edith Blanchard. 
This month will feature a presentation on the most recent works donated and purchased by the Museum.

June 24 - Curator Mara Linskey-Deegan will give an in depth tour of the behind the scenes at the Museum in relation to collections storage, how exhibits are hung, and considerations for the care and upkeep of the precious artwork held by the Museum.


Support their steps...

Mason City Schools Walk-a-thon

Harding, Hoover, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Lincoln Intermediate, John Adams Middle School, & Mason City High Schools will be walking on

Friday May 2nd

to raise money for their schools while promoting health and moving naturally.

Pledges may be given to any student or by making a donation directly at the school.

For more information contact Beckie at 641-420-7470, or rseaton@masoncityschools.org


Ginapp fundraiser May 3 in Rock Falls
Friends and family of Lori Meacham Ginapp will host a benefit to help with costs in her battle against cancer.  The benefit will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at the Rock Falls Community Center.


Ginapp, of Plymouth, who has two children, ages 10 and 11, was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in December and has undergone chemotherapy and will have surgery and radiation treatment. 


The May 3 benefit will include food, music, a live auction, a raffle and bake sale. 


For more information on the benefit, visit the Lori Meacham Ginapp Benefit page on Facebook.  To donate an auction item or make a contribution, contact Karie Ewen at 641-696-5765 or AnnMarie Nolte at 641-420-6070. 


A bank account has been set up at First Security Bank in Manly, IA. Donations can also be made online at www.togiveforward.com


Additional funding provided by the Cerro Gordo Chapter of Thrivent Financial.


Fertile Spring Market
Sat. May 3rd 9am-12pm.  Fertile Community Center
Crafts, home business vendors, baked goods, unique gifts & more! All under 1 roof! Or just join us for coffee, rolls & baked goods served by Grace Lutheran Church-Hanlontown.


The annual program Senior Fest will be held on Wednesday, May 7th at the Mason City Senior Activity Center located at 326 4th Street NE. 

The day kicks off with a FREE breakfast from 7:30-9:00 a.m. sponsored by the Aging Coalition of North Iowa. 

Exhibits will be in the main building from 8:00-10:00 

At 9:00 a.m. their keynote speakers, Dennis Burke and Scott Kreitzer will join to talk about their careers as rescue personnel.

At 9:50 Aaron Beemer from the Mason City Fire Department will tell about how the MC Fire Dept has been providing fire suppression services since 1870.  

At 10:45 Brian Williams from Mercy of North Iowa’s Air Med program will join. 

Lunch will be a Congregate Meal served at 11:45, you do not need reservations.  Door prizes will be given at 12:15. 

At 12:30 enjoy the Musical Revue “WSCT Radio Barn Dance” Sponsored by Larson Printing Co.

There will be a free dance from 1:30-3:30 featuring the Ben and Brian Band.


Celebrate World Red Cross Day by donating blood

World Red Cross Day is a time to recognize worldwide efforts advocating for the relief of human suffering, whether from disease, disaster, war or famine. It’s celebrated May 8, the birthday of Swiss businessman and social activist Henry Dunant, who founded the International Committee of the Red Cross in 1863.

The Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in communities large and small across the country, responding to natural and manmade disasters; offering health and safety training and disaster preparedness education; and assisting military members and their families. About 40 percent of the country’s blood is also collected by the Red Cross, which meets the needs of patients at approximately 2,700 hospitals and transfusion centers nationwide.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Cerro Gordo County
May 7 from 1-6 p.m. at Mason City High School, 1700 Fourth St. SE in Mason City, Iowa

Winnebago County
May 8 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at Forest City YMCA, 916 W. I St. in Forest City, Iowa

How to donate blood
Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.


Ryder's Road to Heart Surgery

Benefit and Silent Auction

Saturday May 10th

326 4th St NW, Mason City (Next to Senior Activity Center)

Join for a silent auction, bake sale & raffle to raise money for Ryder's open hear surgery & other medical expenses


MC/CL Brain Injury Support Group

For people who have sustained brain injuries due to trauma, stroke, aneurysm, tumor, disease or other neurological incidents and their families/caregivers/providers. Please join us for discussion, socializing, support, information, friendship and encouragement. Sponsored and hosted by the Mason City/Clear Lake Area Brain Injury Support Group a private, non-profit organization of individuals with brain injuries and their families dedicated to helping others in need of support and information.

St. John's Episcopal Church

120 First Street NE

Mason City, IA 50401


Over Eaters Anonymous support group meets Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. at 1115 main ave. in clear lake. No dues, no fees. Also in Mason City on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. in the Cancer Center. Third Floor, Con. 7. Contact Pat at 357-3665 or 529-2469.

UPDATED 4/22/14