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      1Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

2Christmas Open House
Christmas Open House
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 5, 2017

Visit the folks at Little Red Schoolhouse & Distinctions for their Christmas Open House starting November 2 through November 5.

Holiday Preview
Holiday Preview
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 5, 2017

Presented by Shop Historic Independence

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Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

You Can't Take It With You
You Can't Take It With You
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 4, 2017

The Independence High School Theater Department presents:

You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman

This crazy and idealistic comedy reminds us that we can only live life to the fullest by doing what makes us happy

Doors Open at 7:00 pm; Curtain 7:30 pm

Tickets: $10

Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

3Christmas Open House
Christmas Open House
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 5, 2017

Visit the folks at Little Red Schoolhouse & Distinctions for their Christmas Open House starting November 2 through November 5.

Holiday Preview
Holiday Preview
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 5, 2017

Presented by Shop Historic Independence

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Chili Supper and Raffle
Chili Supper and Raffle
Begins: November 3, 2017
Ends: November 3, 2017

Join the members of the Littleton and Chatham Historical Society (LCHS) as they host a Chili Supper and Raffle from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

This is a freewill donation for the meal and will benefit the LCHS with their ongoing museum needs.

The event will be held at 601 State Street in Chatham (across from the Littleton Lounge).

For more information, or to purchase raffle tickets, call (319) 415-1175 or email tonybengston@yahoo.com.

Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

You Can't Take It With You
You Can't Take It With You
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 4, 2017

The Independence High School Theater Department presents:

You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman

This crazy and idealistic comedy reminds us that we can only live life to the fullest by doing what makes us happy

Doors Open at 7:00 pm; Curtain 7:30 pm

Tickets: $10

Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

4Christmas Open House
Christmas Open House
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 5, 2017

Visit the folks at Little Red Schoolhouse & Distinctions for their Christmas Open House starting November 2 through November 5.

Holiday Preview
Holiday Preview
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 5, 2017

Presented by Shop Historic Independence

Show All...
Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

You Can't Take It With You
You Can't Take It With You
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 4, 2017

The Independence High School Theater Department presents:

You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman

This crazy and idealistic comedy reminds us that we can only live life to the fullest by doing what makes us happy

Doors Open at 7:00 pm; Curtain 7:30 pm

Tickets: $10

5Christmas Open House
Christmas Open House
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 5, 2017

Visit the folks at Little Red Schoolhouse & Distinctions for their Christmas Open House starting November 2 through November 5.

Holiday Preview
Holiday Preview
Begins: November 2, 2017
Ends: November 5, 2017

Presented by Shop Historic Independence

Show All...
Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

6What About Me? My Wellbeing
What About Me? My Wellbeing
Begins: November 6, 2017
Ends: November 6, 2017

7:00 pm to 7:45 pm in the Wellness Studio Room at the Buchanan County Health Center

Part of a FREE four-week program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach –Buchanan County, in partnership with the Buchanan County Health Center.

Topic: Time for Me - Understanding wellbeing

Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

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Come and See Healing Service
Come and See Healing Service
Begins: May 16, 2016
Ends: N/A

Weekly Healing Service-Come and See- Mondays at 2:00pm

St. James' Episcopal Church

202 2nd Ave NE

Independence, IA

50644

7Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

Games & Goodies
Games & Goodies
Begins: November 7, 2017
Ends: November 7, 2017

Adults are invited to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere of the Independence Public Library and take part in a friendly game of cards, dominoes, Scrabble, or other game.

Light refreshments will be served.

Games & Goodies meets the first and third Tuesday of each month from 1:00-3:00 pm. No library card is necessary to attend this free social event.

For more information, stop in or call the library at 334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

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Best Tech Buys
Best Tech Buys
Begins: November 7, 2017
Ends: November 7, 2017

No time to read all the reviews before Black Friday? Just want to know which technology is the best for you?

Stop by the Independence Public Library to see and hear the latest from the tech experts at Independence Light and Power, Telecommunications.

The agenda will be computers/laptops 6:00-6:40, smartphones/accessories 6:40-7:20, and televisions 7:20-8:00.

Registration is not required; drop in at your convenience.

For more information, call 319-334-2470, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

8Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

9Thank a Veteran
Thank a Veteran
Begins: November 1, 2017
Ends: November 9, 2017

Drop by the Independence Public Library and write a thank you card to a veteran or spouse that is currently residing in a local care center.

All ages are encouraged to visit the display in the library to choose a name and use the provided paper, envelopes, and decorations. Library staff will deliver the cards to the care centers Friday, November 10, Veteran’s Day.

For more information, please contact the library at 319-334-2470, iplprograms@gmail.com, or www.independenceia.org/library.

Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

10Breakout for Teens: Zombie Apocalypse
Breakout for Teens: Zombie Apocalypse
Begins: November 10, 2017
Ends: November 10, 2017

Teens break out at the Independence Public Library. Players must work together to solve a series of critical thinking puzzles and break into a tightly locked box before the timer runs out.

Teens in grades 6-12 can register for this event, which runs from 5:00-7:00 pm.

For more information and to sign up, call 319-334-2470, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

11Christmas at the Depot
Christmas at the Depot
Begins: November 11, 2017
Ends: November 12, 2017

There will be 75 Christmas items to bid upon with the highest bidder at 3:00 pm on December 3 winning the item.  All proceeds support 2018 Depot projects.

Illinois Central Railroad Depot (1111 Fifth Avenue NE)

FREE ADMISSION.  (Cash or canned food donations for the local food pantry would be appreciated.)

Saturdays: 12 Noon - 8:00 pm & Sundays: 12 Noon - 5:00 pm (except last Sunday - December 3 - hours will be 12 Noon - 3:00 pm)

 

12Christmas at the Depot
Christmas at the Depot
Begins: November 11, 2017
Ends: November 12, 2017

There will be 75 Christmas items to bid upon with the highest bidder at 3:00 pm on December 3 winning the item.  All proceeds support 2018 Depot projects.

Illinois Central Railroad Depot (1111 Fifth Avenue NE)

FREE ADMISSION.  (Cash or canned food donations for the local food pantry would be appreciated.)

Saturdays: 12 Noon - 8:00 pm & Sundays: 12 Noon - 5:00 pm (except last Sunday - December 3 - hours will be 12 Noon - 3:00 pm)

 

13What About Me? My Wellbeing
What About Me? My Wellbeing
Begins: November 13, 2017
Ends: November 13, 2017

7:00 pm to 7:45 pm in the Wellness Studio Room at the Buchanan County Health Center

Part of a FREE four-week program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach –Buchanan County, in partnership with the Buchanan County Health Center.

Topic: Social/Emotional -- Building strong relationships

Ioway Crafts & Culture
Ioway Crafts & Culture
Begins: November 13, 2017
Ends: November 13, 2017

Children in grades 2-6 are invited to discover through hands-on activities from Living History Farms about the daily life of the Ioway tribe including home life, clothing, food, language, and crafts at the Independence Public Library from 10:00 am – 12 Noon.

Sign up early as space is limited.  No library card is required for participation.

Call the library at 319-334-2470 or email iplprograms@gmail.com to register.  For more information, visit www.independenceia.org/library.

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Pioneer Life on the Prairie and Crafts
Pioneer Life on the Prairie and Crafts
Begins: November 13, 2017
Ends: November 13, 2017

How did the pioneers get to Iowa, and what brought them here? What was daily life like for the pioneer family who settled in Iowa?

Children in grades 2-6 can learn the answers to these questions and more at the Independence Public Library with Living History Farms from 1:00-3:00 pm.

Sign up early as space is limited. No library card is required for participation.

Call the library at 319-334-2470 or email iplprograms@gmail.com to register. For more information, visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Teen Book Club @ IPL
Teen Book Club @ IPL
Begins: November 13, 2017
Ends: November 13, 2017

Teens! Join us at the Independence Public Library for a new program this fall – a Teen Book Club!

We will be discussing Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell. It is the story of two star-crossed misfits --- smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

Check out one of the multiple copies available now at the library and join the discussion in the Community Room at 6:00 pm.  Open to teens in grades 7-12.  Refreshments will be served.

For more information, please call 319-334-2470, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Come and See Healing Service
Come and See Healing Service
Begins: May 16, 2016
Ends: N/A

Weekly Healing Service-Come and See- Mondays at 2:00pm

St. James' Episcopal Church

202 2nd Ave NE

Independence, IA

50644

14 15 16Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

17Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

18Games Day!
Games Day!
Begins: November 18, 2017
Ends: November 18, 2017

It’s International Games Day and we’re celebrating @ IPL.  All ages are encouraged to drop in the Community Room and play a game between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Many board games and cards will be available - or bring your own!  Light refreshments will be provided.

A library card is not necessary to participate.

For more information, stop in or contact the library at 334-2470, visit our website at www.independenceia.org/library or find us on Facebook.

St. John's PTO Holiday Bazaar
St. John's PTO Holiday Bazaar
Begins: November 18, 2017
Ends: November 18, 2017

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: St. John's School Multipurpose Room

Fall craft show featuring holiday crafts, cookie and candy booth, silent auction, raffle, and concessions.

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Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

Christmas at the Depot
Christmas at the Depot
Begins: November 11, 2017
Ends: November 12, 2017

There will be 75 Christmas items to bid upon with the highest bidder at 3:00 pm on December 3 winning the item.  All proceeds support 2018 Depot projects.

Illinois Central Railroad Depot (1111 Fifth Avenue NE)

FREE ADMISSION.  (Cash or canned food donations for the local food pantry would be appreciated.)

Saturdays: 12 Noon - 8:00 pm & Sundays: 12 Noon - 5:00 pm (except last Sunday - December 3 - hours will be 12 Noon - 3:00 pm)

 

19Teddy Roosevelt: Rough Rider President
Teddy Roosevelt: Rough Rider President
Begins: November 19, 2017
Ends: November 19, 2017

See Teddy Roosevelt come to life at the Independence Public Library.

Historical re-enactor Darrel Draper will portray the 26th President of the United States in an educational and entertaining costumed program at 2:00 pm in the Community Room.

Draper’s performance is open to all ages.

For more information, stop in or call the library at 319-334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

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Christmas at the Depot
Christmas at the Depot
Begins: November 11, 2017
Ends: November 12, 2017

There will be 75 Christmas items to bid upon with the highest bidder at 3:00 pm on December 3 winning the item.  All proceeds support 2018 Depot projects.

Illinois Central Railroad Depot (1111 Fifth Avenue NE)

FREE ADMISSION.  (Cash or canned food donations for the local food pantry would be appreciated.)

Saturdays: 12 Noon - 8:00 pm & Sundays: 12 Noon - 5:00 pm (except last Sunday - December 3 - hours will be 12 Noon - 3:00 pm)

 

20What About Me? My Wellbeing
What About Me? My Wellbeing
Begins: November 20, 2017
Ends: November 20, 2017

7:00 pm to 7:45 pm in the Wellness Studio Room at Buchanan County Health Center

Part of a FREE four-week program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach –Buchanan County, in partnership with the Buchanan County Health Center.

Topic: Financial - Managing your money

iTAB
iTAB
Begins: November 20, 2017
Ends: November 20, 2017

Independence Public Library Teen Advisory Board (iTAB) will meet in the Community Room at 4:30 pm.

We meet the third Monday of each month to discuss books, movies, ideas, volunteer opportunities; plan upcoming events; and talk about what’s going on.

Contact Kara/Lulu at the library for more information at 319-334-2470 or iplprograms@gmail.com.

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Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

Come and See Healing Service
Come and See Healing Service
Begins: May 16, 2016
Ends: N/A

Weekly Healing Service-Come and See- Mondays at 2:00pm

St. James' Episcopal Church

202 2nd Ave NE

Independence, IA

50644

21Games & Goodies
Games & Goodies
Begins: November 21, 2017
Ends: November 21, 2017

Adults are invited to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in the Community Room of the Independence Public Library and take part in a friendly game of cards, dominoes, Scrabble, or other game.

Light refreshments will be served.

Games & Goodies meets the first and third Tuesday of each month from 1:00-3:00 pm.  No library card is necessary to attend this free social event.

For more information, stop in or call the library at 334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Family LEGO Night
Family LEGO Night
Begins: November 21, 2017
Ends: November 21, 2017

Families are invited to the Independence Public Library to create and build with Legos from 5:00-7:00 pm.

Participants will have an opportunity to build their own creation, and if desired, follow the theme for our challenge project.  Legos will be provided by the library, so please do not bring your own.

No library cards are necessary and registration is not required.

For more information, please call the library at 334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

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Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

22Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

23Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

24Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

25Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

Christmas at the Depot
Christmas at the Depot
Begins: November 11, 2017
Ends: November 12, 2017

There will be 75 Christmas items to bid upon with the highest bidder at 3:00 pm on December 3 winning the item.  All proceeds support 2018 Depot projects.

Illinois Central Railroad Depot (1111 Fifth Avenue NE)

FREE ADMISSION.  (Cash or canned food donations for the local food pantry would be appreciated.)

Saturdays: 12 Noon - 8:00 pm & Sundays: 12 Noon - 5:00 pm (except last Sunday - December 3 - hours will be 12 Noon - 3:00 pm)

 

26Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

Christmas at the Depot
Christmas at the Depot
Begins: November 11, 2017
Ends: November 12, 2017

There will be 75 Christmas items to bid upon with the highest bidder at 3:00 pm on December 3 winning the item.  All proceeds support 2018 Depot projects.

Illinois Central Railroad Depot (1111 Fifth Avenue NE)

FREE ADMISSION.  (Cash or canned food donations for the local food pantry would be appreciated.)

Saturdays: 12 Noon - 8:00 pm & Sundays: 12 Noon - 5:00 pm (except last Sunday - December 3 - hours will be 12 Noon - 3:00 pm)

 

27What About Me? My Wellbeing
What About Me? My Wellbeing
Begins: November 27, 2017
Ends: November 27, 2017

7:00 pm to 7:45 pm in the Wellness Studio Room at the Buchanan County Health Center

Part of a FREE four-week program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach –Buchanan County, in partnership with the Buchanan County Health Center.

Topic: Physical - Enjoying good health and energy

BCHC Volunteer Orientation
BCHC Volunteer Orientation
Begins: November 27, 2017
Ends: November 27, 2017

Buchanan County Health Center is seeking volunteers to help greet and direct patients and guests as they enter into the new medical office building.  Volunteer shifts will take place on Monday – Friday from 8am-12pm and 12pm-4pm.

An orientation will be held at 9:00am in Meeting Room A of BCHC. The hour-long orientation will cover patient privacy, wheelchair safety, hospital information and tours, along with TB testing.

Interested volunteers may RSVP for the orientation by calling Michelle McBride at 319-332-0905 or Dianne Hepke at 319-332-0915. Paperwork may be filled out in advance and can be picked up at the front, check-in desk of the medical office building.

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Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

Come and See Healing Service
Come and See Healing Service
Begins: May 16, 2016
Ends: N/A

Weekly Healing Service-Come and See- Mondays at 2:00pm

St. James' Episcopal Church

202 2nd Ave NE

Independence, IA

50644

28Book Discussion @ IPL
Book Discussion @ IPL
Begins: November 28, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Still Life will be the topic of the Independence Public Library book discussion this month.  Author Louise Penny draws the reader into a beautifully told, lyrically written story of love, life, friendship, and tragedy in her debut novel.

Multiple copies of the book are now available for check out at the library and on our eReaders.  All are welcome to attend at 6:30 pm in the Community Room.

For more information, please call 319-334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Second Annual Toy Drive
Second Annual Toy Drive
Begins: November 17, 2017
Ends: November 28, 2017

Color Divine Salon + Spa (108 First Street East)

Last year with your support, they helped ease the stress of 12 families for the Holiday Season.  This year, they have picked some VERY DESERVING families.

We added a giving tree in the Salon with ornaments that have specific toys the kids have on their wishlist.  They look forward to seeing what can happen this Christmas with your support!!!

Each donation enters you into the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways!! These drawings start December 11th-22nd.

29 30Shop Historic Independence for the Holidays
Shop Historic Independence for the Holidays
Begins: November 30, 2017
Ends: December 2, 2017

Google Apps Class
Google Apps Class
Begins: November 30, 2017
Ends: November 30, 2017

Google applications are becoming more and more useful at school, in the workplace, and at home.

In this Google Apps class at the Independence Public Library, topics will include Google account creation, managing your Google drive, and an introduction to Google Docs, the Google Calendar, spreadsheets, and slides.

Ryan Decker from Independence Light and Power, Telecommunications will be instructing.  Class is from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Community Room.

Class size is limited and registration is required for this class.

To register and for more information, call 334-2470, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

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Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

   
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Chamber Events
General
Private