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  1Windows 10 Class
Windows 10 Class
Begins: August 1, 2016
Ends: August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1rnWindows 10 ClassrnThe Independence Public Library will offer a Windows 10 class from 6:30-8:00 pm. Join Kim Van Deest from the Waterloo Public Library as she discusses the new look of Windows 10 and the best settings to keep your computer safe and running efficiently. The class is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information about this and other computer classes offered, contact the library at 319-334-2470 or visit the website www.independenceia.org/library.rn
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
2Games & Goodies
Games & Goodies
Begins: August 2, 2016
Ends: August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2rnGames & GoodiesrnAdults 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/libraryrn
3 4Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am
5Friday Night Live @ 5
Friday Night Live @ 5
Begins: August 5, 2016
Ends: August 5, 2016

Join us for our last Friday Night Live @ 5 of the summer on August 5th at Riverwalk Parks, from 5-9 pm!
Independence High School Class of '76 Reunion
Independence High School Class of '76 Reunion
Begins: August 5, 2016
Ends: August 5, 2016

at Riverwalk Park - during the Friday Night Live @ 5 event.
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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.
6Independence Farmers Market
Independence Farmers Market
Begins: August 6, 2016
Ends: August 6, 2016

From 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, by the Wapsipinicon Mill.   The Independence Farmers Market will be every Saturday, from 8-12, until October 15.
7 8Farmland Leasing Meeting
Farmland Leasing Meeting
Begins: August 8, 2016
Ends: August 8, 2016

Time: 1:30-4:00 p.m.rnrnLocation: Heartland Acres Events Center - IndependencernrnRegistration Fee $8/advance $10/at door; includes 100-page bookrnrnRegister by calling: 319-334-7161rnrnrnGain an understanding of updated land values and cash rental rates, writing and terminating a farm lease, family farm communication on farm leases, determining fair cash rents and understanding flexible leasing, landlord-tenant negotiations, types of farmland leases.rnrn
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
9Grill Out at Walter Aviation
Grill Out at Walter Aviation
Begins: August 9, 2016
Ends: August 9, 2016

Join us at Walter Aviation for supper from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The cost is $5.00. Visit www.walteraviation.com from more details.
10Not a Box
Not a Box
Begins: August 10, 2016
Ends: August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10rnNot A BoxrnThe Independence Public Library is hosting a Not a Box program presented by Americorps volunteers in association with Building Direction for Families. Enjoy story time, games, activities, snacks, and more. This family program is inspired by the book “NOT A BOX” by Antoinette Portis and encourages imagination and creativity. Participants may bring boxes, but many will be provided. Free and open to the public, the program begins at 6:30 pm. For more information, please call the library at 319-334-2470, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or visit www.independenceia.org/library. rn
11Family LEGO Night
Family LEGO Night
Begins: August 11, 2016
Ends: August 11, 2016

Thursday, August 11rnFamily LEGO NightrnFamilies are invited to the library to create and build with Legos! The Independence Public Library will host Family LEGO Night @ the Library from 6:00-8:00 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.rn
Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am
12Hotdog 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.
13Independence Farmers Market
Independence Farmers Market
Begins: August 13, 2016
Ends: August 13, 2016

From 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, by the Wapsipinicon Mill.   The Independence Farmers Market will be every Saturday, from 8-12, until October 15.
14 15ICSD Board of Directors Meeting
ICSD Board of Directors Meeting
Begins: August 15, 2016
Ends: August 15, 2016

Time: 6 pm. Location: ICSD Administration Building. Regular Meeting of the Independence Community School District Board of Directors.
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
16Games & Goodies
Games & Goodies
Begins: August 16, 2016
Ends: August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16rnGames & GoodiesrnAdults 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.rn
17 18Gardening Webinar [FREE]
Gardening Webinar [FREE]
Begins: August 18, 2016
Ends: August 18, 2016

What’s all the Buzz About? rnrnLearn about insects native to Iowa and what to do to increase the enjoyment of these six-legged garden visitors.
Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am
19Hotdog 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.
20Independence Underground Tour
Independence Underground Tour
Begins: August 20, 2016
Ends: August 20, 2016

Independence Underground Tour will take place August 20th from  10:00 - 2:00pm
Independence Farmers Market
Independence Farmers Market
Begins: August 20, 2016
Ends: August 20, 2016

From 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, by the Wapsipinicon Mill.   The Independence Farmers Market will be every Saturday, from 8-12, until October 15.
21 22Book Discussion @ IPL
Book Discussion @ IPL
Begins: August 22, 2016
Ends: August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22rnIPL Book DiscussionrnThat Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo will be the topic of the Book Discussion at the Independence Public Library at 6:30 pm in the Community Room. Hilarious, rueful, and uplifting, That Old Cape Magic is a profoundly involving novel about marriage, family, and all the other ties that bind. Russo is also the author of Straight Man, Empire Falls, and Bridge of Sighs. Multiple copies of the book are available for check out at the library and on the nooks. For more information, call 334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library. rn
Ballerina Bunch
Ballerina Bunch
Begins: August 22, 2016
Ends: August 22, 2016

Join us for our Ballerina Bunch on Monday, August 22nd. We will have a ballerina dance party followed by a ballerina sized brunch with our dance friends! Dancers are invited to wear their favorite ballet or princess outfit and can bring their favorite stuffed animal! Ballerina Brunch will take place Monday, August 22nd from 11:30am to 12:30pm at our Independence location. Ballerina Brunch is open to all dancers 3-years of age to 6-years of age and is $15.00 per participant.rnrnRegister today as space is limited!! Head over to our website to register (http://www.heinzacademy.net/) or call our office at (319) 427-0005!rnrn*A light lunch will be provided for all participants. Upon registering please notify Heinz Academy of any special food requirements your student has or any allergies we need to be aware of.
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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
23Book Discussion @ IPL
Book Discussion @ IPL
Begins: August 23, 2016
Ends: August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23rnIPL Book DiscussionrnThe Independence Public Library is beginning an additional monthly book discussion in the afternoon. That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo will be the topic of the discussion this month beginning at 2:00 pm in the Community Room. Hilarious, rueful, and uplifting, That Old Cape Magic is a profoundly involving novel about marriage, family, and all the other ties that bind. Russo is also the author of Straight Man, Empire Falls, and Bridge of Sighs. Multiple copies of the book are available for check out at the library and on the nooks. For more information, call 319-334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library. rn
24 25Kids in the Kitchen
Kids in the Kitchen
Begins: August 25, 2016
Ends: August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25rnKids in the Kitchen rnCreate beautiful snacks, and eat them, too, at the Independence Public Library. Kids will have fun making healthy snacks, learning about nutrition, cooking safety, mealtime etiquette and even using math in the kitchen with Pampered Chef consultant Carol Kout. The fun begins at 2:00 pm on this ICSD early dismissal day for children in grades 1-4. Parents are welcome to stay. Registration is required as space is limited. To register or to find out more information, stop in or call the library at 334-2470, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or visit www.independenceia.org/library.rn
Teens Cook!
Teens Cook!
Begins: August 25, 2016
Ends: August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25rnTeens Cook! rnTeens and tweens in grades 5-8 can create (and eat!) healthy snacks Independence Public Library on this early dismissal day. We will learn to make beautiful, healthy snacks with “ordinary” food under the guidance of Pampered Chef consultant Carol Kout beginning at 3:30 pm. Registration is required as space is limited. To register or to find out more information, stop in or call the library at 334-2470, email iplprograms@gmail.com, or visit www.independenceia.org/library.rn
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Android Tablet Basics
Android Tablet Basics
Begins: August 25, 2016
Ends: August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25rnAndroid Tablet BasicsrnAndroid Tablet Basics at the Independence Public Library will be your complete guide to understanding what Android is and what it can do. Join Kim Van Deest from the Waterloo Public Library as she discusses including the best Android apps, the very best features, and how to keep your device up to date. Class begins at 6:30 pm and is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To register, contact the library at 319-334-2470 or email iplprograms@gmail.com. More information can be found on the website www.independenceia.org/library.rn
Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am
26Broasted Chicken & Fish Fry
Broasted Chicken & Fish Fry
Begins: August 26, 2016
Ends: August 26, 2016

Broasted Chicken & Fish, Mashed Potatoes & Chicken Gravy, Baked Beans w Bacon, Cole Slaw or Applesauce, Brownie, Coffee, Lemonade, Milk
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.
27Crafts for Critters
Crafts for Critters
Begins: August 27, 2016
Ends: August 27, 2016

If you are a talented individual looking to pedal your crafty wares, then CBHS's first annual "Crafts for Critters" is for you! We'll provide the audience, you bring the goods, network with fellow creative minds and spend time with our adoptable pets. Vendor cost is $35 and 10% of event sales donated to support the homeless animals in our care. Please visit our website for more information: https://www.cedarbendhumane.org
Independence BrewBQ and Bike Ride Too
Independence BrewBQ and Bike Ride Too
Begins: August 27, 2016
Ends: August 27, 2016

Overwhelm your senses with outstanding BBQ, slow cooked for hours over hardwood smoke. Vendors for 2016 will bring a delicious new flavor to the menu selection. Food and standard beverages are available by purchasing tickets at the event. Our Craft Brew Zone features over 50 craft brews and is open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Passes for the Craft Brew Zone are available in advance or at the gate.  Bring your lawn chair and enjoy our live music. Music starts at 2:00 and lasts until 8:00 p.m.  The 2016 BrewBQ Bike Ride Too! is set to kick off early in the morning. Ride at your own pace around the beautiful rolling landscape of Buchanan County all on hard surfaced roads some of the best in the state.  Entrance into the park is FREE to listen to music and enjoy the atmosphere with the opportunity to purchase food and beverages. Tickets into the Craft Brew Zone are available in advance online at www.brewbq.org.
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Independence Farmers Market
Independence Farmers Market
Begins: August 27, 2016
Ends: August 27, 2016

From 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, by the Wapsipinicon Mill.   The Independence Farmers Market will be every Saturday, from 8-12, until October 15.
28 29Adv iPad Q & A
Adv iPad Q & A
Begins: August 29, 2016
Ends: August 29, 2016

Monday, August 29rnAdvanced iPad Q & ArnThe Independence Public Library will offer an iPad class for those with iPad experience from 6:30-8:00 pm. Get valuable tips and tutorials for your iPad apps and accessories. Participants will learn how to turn their iPad into a practical and purposeful tool. Kim Van Deest from the Waterloo Public Library will be fielding your questions. Registration is required, but no library card is needed. Please stop in, call 334-2470, or email iplprograms@indytel.com to sign up for this class. For more information about this and other classes offered, contact the library or visit www.independenceia.org/library.rn
DanceFit
DanceFit
Begins: August 29, 2016
Ends: August 29, 2016

Who says New Year\'s is the only time to make lifestyle changes??!! Let\'s start today!!! Jump on the DanceFit train with Heinz Academy and shake those extra pounds!! Join us Monday nights from 8:30-9:30pm at our Independence location for this fun, high energy class fusing aerobic exercise and dance routines together in one full-body workout experience. No dance experience necessary!! Bring a friend and laugh, dance and workout…much more fun than hitting the gym! Call our office (319-427-0005) today for more information!! Let\'s get up and get movin\'!!rnrnCOST:rn$20.00 per month (via automatic debit)rn$8.00 per drop-in classrn10-punch card for $60.00rn
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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
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