Current-Lee listing for Sunday, June 17, 2018

The following is a list of events currently going on in north Lee County as submitted to Pen City Current.

LHLC picking up produce donations
Live Healthy Lee County will be at the Fort Madison Farmers Market from 5:30-6:00pm on Monday, June 18th to pick-up any donated produce for their Produce Box Project. Donations can also be made at the following locations Southview Apartments (Donnellson), Heritage Center (Keokuk), Hillview Village (Fort Madison), Mississippi Terrace (Keokuk), Newberry Center (Fort Madison), Park View Apartments (West Point), and River Terrace (Keokuk). Denmark Star Park also has a community table. For more information contact Emily Biddenstadt at (319)372-5225.

Fort Madison Depot Farmer’s Market
Every Monday more 10 local vendors have farmer’s market options available at the Old Santa Fe Depot on the Riverfront in Fort Madison. The farmer’s market runs from until Oct. 8 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Monday.

Party on the Patio
On Friday, June 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Baxter Sports Complex. Free live music by Keating Hissem and Chaz sponsored by Sunnybrook Assisted Living. Food and drink specials will be available and all proceeds go towards community beautification efforts. Premier sponsor is Fort Madison Hy-Vee.

Rotary annual family picnic
The Fort Madison Rotary Club will be holding their annual picnic to help raise funds for the City Band Summer Concerts and for Central Park maintenance on Sunday, June 24. Food will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. with live entertainment with the City Band to follow. A raffle will be held for Cardinals tickets, Casey’s gift cards, Fort Madison Restaurant Tour, gift cards to various restaurants and a wine basket

FMHS Athletic Booster Fundraiser
The FMHS Athletic Boosters will be holding a fried chicken dinner fundraiser at the Charleston Board of Trade on Sunday, June 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. Adults are $10 and children under 12 are $6. Tickets are available at the FMHS office weekdays from 8 a.m. to noon, or at the door. Proceeds will help fund the new stadium press box.

ISU Extension Day Camp
Learn what it takes to create a new idea, develop a plan, and share your results through creativity, innovation, and communication. Participants will work in teams to develop an idea for making their community a better place to live. Grades 4th through 8th. West Point Library June 26, Keokuk Library June 27, Fort Madison Library June 28. Each session is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

KiDTEK University at SCC
Kidtek U, Southeastern Community Colleges, Summer Youth Camps are ready to keep your children engaged, learning, and having fun all summer long. Camps take place on June and July meeting Monday – Friday from either 9am – noon or 1 – 4pm. Camps are designed for kids of all ages: standard camps for students grades 4 – 6, and advanced camps for grades 7 – 9. Each week-long camp cost $179. For information about Kidtek U, call (319) 208-5375 or email

Pen City Current will list your event in this highly visible CURRENT-LEE section in increments of 25 words for $15. Add a photo for $5. Non-profit organizations are eligible for the reduced rate of $10 per 25 words and $3 per photo. To place your listing, click here or call Lee at (319)371.4125.

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