Pen City Current-Lee listings – Nov. 7, 2018

FORT MADISON – The following is full list of events happening in the north Lee County area as submitted to Pen City Current.

Kempker’s Ladies Night
Kempkers True Value Rental will be holding a Ladies Night on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Fort Madison Giftware Department. Shop a large collection of Candles, Wax Melts & Fragrances from 1803 Candle Co., McCall’s Candle Co., Kringle Co. & Black Crow Candle Co. Plus Christmas Decor, Farmhouse Decor, Unique Gifts, Christmas Tree Ornaments. Sample Molly & You Beer Bread, Dips, and Dessert Collection and enjoy cookies and cupcakes from Kelly Cakes and register to win our grand prize drawing!

Main Street Wine Walk glass pre-sale
Wine Walk glass pre-sale at SiP (n) a coffee and wine bistro, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 9

Veteran’s Breakfast at Sunnybrook
Each month on the third Tuesday of the month, Sunnybrook Assisted Living hosts a Veteran’s Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 5025 River Valley Road in Fort Madison.

Community Blood Drives
The following are November Fort Madison blood drives;  Fort Madison Housing Authority Blood Drive from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Hillview Community Room at 1102 48th Street. Contact Pati Toops to donate. Nov. 13 at the Madison from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Activities center. Contact Janelle Case at 470-4011. Lincoln Elementary gymnasium on Nov. 15 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. – contact LeAnn Cashman at 372-2896; Fort Madison Public Library, 1920 Avenue F.- contact Blood center at 800-747-5401 ext. 1281.

Thanksgiving 101
The Fort Madison Public Library will host author Rick Rodgers “Thanksgiving 101”, in a discussion Thanksgiving recipes Nov. 13 at 5:30 p.m.

RSVP Nutrition Class
RSVP/United Way of the Great River Region is hosting a free-nutrition class at the Resource Center, 3421 Avenue L in Fort Madison on Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. To sign up call 319-372-8043 or stop by the center.

Senior Community BINGO at The Kensington
Each month on the second Wednesday of the month, The Kensington hosts Senior Community BINGO at 2:00 p.m. in their dining room at 2210 Avenue H in Fort Madison. All seniors are welcome and cash prizes are awarded.

Business After Hours
The Kensington and the Fort Madison Chamber are hosting a Business After Hours on Nov. 15 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Kensington 2210 Avenue H in Fort Madison, to celebrate the Kensington’s 15th year in business in Fort Madison.

Community Thanksgiving
The annual Community Thanksgiving meal in Fort Madison will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Fort Madison High School on Thursday, Nov. 22 at FMHS. Volunteers and donations are needed. Email the chamber at for details.

Caregivers Connection at The Kensington
The Kensington hosts this monthly gathering to help educate attendees about all dementia types. Held at noon the 4th Tuesday of every month in The Kensington’s private dining room, 2210 Avenue H in Fort Madison. Call 319-372-4233 to RSVP or for more information.

Coats for Hope 5K
The annual Coats for Hope 5K Fun Run will take place at the St. Paul Shelter House 2020 Locust St. on Dec. 1 beginning at 9 a.m. rain or shine. $20 entry fee or donating a children’s coat in good shape. Click here for registration and additional details

Lee County Conservation art program
Lee County Conservation is hosting a drawing program on Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Conservation Center at Heron Bend with art instructor Heidi Merrick from the Burlington Art Center. Pre-registration required by Nov. 28 by calling 319-463-7673. $5 per participant.

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