Pen City Current-Lee listings for week of Sunday, June 23, 2019

FMAAA’s annual Garden Tour
The annual tour is set for noon to 4 p.m. in Fort Madison with six locations. This year’s themes is the West Side Story with locations on the city’s western half. Scotts Miracle-Gro is the event sponsor. Tickets are $13 the day of the event in the gardens. $10 in advance at Kempker’s True Value Rental, Hy-Vee, FMAAA, Zaiser’s Florist and Greenhouse in Burlington and Gate City Seed in Keokuk.

Lee County Community Weekend at the Bees
Lee County Weekend at Community Field in Burlington will be held on Friday through Sunday June 21-23. Pre-ordered tickets are just $4 each when buying 10-plus tickets. Pre-order must be done by June 14. Sponsors can become a fireworks sponsor for $400 and get 50 tickets to the game and ad in the program.

FREE Movie
The Fox Theater in Fort Madison will host a free showing of North by Northwest Monday June 24th at 1 p.m. sponsored by Kensington-Evergreen.

Immunization Clinic
Lee County Health Department will hold a Children’s Immunization Clinic on Thursday, June 27, at #3 John Bennett Drive in Fort Madison from noon to 5:30 p.m. The clinic is open to children with no insurance, insured by Iowa Medicaid/MCO or those who have private health insurance that does not cover the cost of vaccination when in the care of another adult. Lead testing is also available. Call 1-319-372-5225 for more information.

Special Needs Prom
A Special Needs Prom has been set for June 28th from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at First Christian Church 3476 Main Street in Keokuk. The evening will include a promenade, dinner and dancing with events sponsored by area businesses. Prom attendees must be at least 17 years of age.

Harvestville Farm-to-Table Dinners
The next Harvestville Farm’s Farm-to-Table dinner is set for June 29 at 6 p.m. at the farm. “Downtown Dinner on 7th Street” is set for July 13th at 6 p.m. Seating is still also available for the farms July 27th and Aug. 10 dinners. Visit the Harvestville website at

Downtown Summer Market
Fort Madison businesses will be hosting a Downtown Summer Market from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 11, and Aug. 15 along Avenue G. For more information contact Darla at 319-371-8385 or by email at

SCC Alumni golf outing
The annual fundraiser outing is set for July 19th begging at 11 a.m. with a box lunch and 12:30 shotgun start at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course. Rates are $90 per person and $600 for a team. Sponsorships are available Contact Val Giannettino for more information at 319-208-5056 or

Farmer’s Market
Farmer’s Markets at the Fort Madison Depot will start Monday June 3 and run every Monday through Sept. 30 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Old Santa Fe Depot. Every second Monday is Kid’s Day at the Market.

Party on the Patio
Dr. Mark Pothitakis Family Dentistry is the premiere sponsor the Friday, June 28th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Baxter Sports Complex with free live music provided by Power-Cords sponsored by ConAgra Foods. Food and drink specials, and all proceeds go to community beautification efforts.

Kensington events
The Kensington is offering Senior’s Only Community Bingo on the second Wednesday of every month at 2 p.m. The event is free for seniors and cash prizes are awarded. Caregivers Connection is held the 4th Tuesday of every month at noon. Call 319-372-4233 to reserve your seat.

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