Pen City Current-Lee listings for week of Dec. 17, 2018

FORT MADISON – The following is a list of events and happenings going on in Fort Madison as submitted to the Pen City Current.

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

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. The next luncheon will be held January 22, 2019.

LCHD Senior Health Clinic
The Lee County Health Department will be holding two senior health clinics this week. The first will be from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Mississippi Terrace in Keokuk on Dec. 11 and another on Dec. 12 at the Hillview Village in Fort Madison from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Council of Churches offers “Singspiration”
The Mid-Lee County Council of Churches presents the program Good News Singspiration “What Happened in Bethlehem…DIDN’T STAY in Bethlehem” on December 16, 2018, beginning at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ 401 Maple in Donnellson.  Fellowship and a light meal of maidrites, cheese and crackers, raw vegetables with dip, and cookies will follow the program.  A free-will offering will be taken to support the benevolent ministries of the council.

Veterans Assembly
The Fort Madison High School Student Government is inviting all area veterans to the school’s annual Veterans Assembly being “A Salute to Those Who Sacrifice” held on Dec. 21 beginning at 2 p.m.

SCC Baseball skills camp
The 2018 Southeastern Blackhawk Baseball Winter Break Skills and Evaluation Camp will be held Dec. 27-28 at Loren Walker Arena with 7-12 year olds from 9 a.m. to noon and 13-18 year olds from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $75 for pre-registeration and $85 for registration on camp day. Call 319-208-5047 or email for more information. SCC Head Coach and former FMHS standout Chris Ramirez are hosting the camp.

Fort Madison Day at Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Tickets are now on sale for the Iowa vs. Bryant University on Dec. 29, 2018 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the Fort Madison Partners office at 614 9th Street through Dec. 13. Prices are $15 for adults, $10 for youth and $5 if you want to ride a Trailways Bus to the game.

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. Effective Jan. 1, 2019 non-profit organizations are eligible for the reduced rate of $10 per 25 words and $3 per photo. To place your listing, call Chuck at (319)371.1670 or Lee at (319)371.4125.

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