Pen City Current-Lee listings – Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

HTC Kindergarten Information Night
WEST POINT – The Holy Trinity Catholic Kindergarten Information night will be held at 6 p.m. at the Elementary School in West Point. Parents will get to meet with teachers and learn about faith-based education and tour the school.

Lee County Conservation
FORT MADISON – The Lee County Conservation will offer a program on Garden Plants for Butterflies and Pollinators on March 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Fort Madison Public Library and online.

World Day of Prayer
FORT MADISON – The Salvation Army at 1415 Avenue M will be participating in a World Day of Prayer on March 5, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with a meeting at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served featuring Vanuatuan cuisine. RSVP is requested no later than noon on March 4.

Galentine’s Day Surprises
FORT MADISON – The Kensington is showering a select number of seniors with some love. They are taking nominations for seniors age 65 and over in Fort Madison and within 10 miles. Submit nominations to by private message to The Kensington Facebook page @TheKensingtonFortMadisonIA with the senior’s name, address and hpone number; three things they enjoy; dislikes and food allergies; other special information.

Basic Estate Planning
FORT MADISON – The Kensington will be holding a basic estate planning for seniors seminar on Tuesday March 9 via Zoom link. RSVP to Cindy Greer at 319-372-4233 or by email at

HTC Kindergarten Round-Up
WEST POINT – Incoming Kindergartners will come at assigned times to meet teachers and enjoy some guided kindergarten activities.

Read Across Iowa
WEST POINT – Preschool story time through the Iowa State University Extension is being held on Mondays in March beginning at 10 a.m. at the West Point Public Library. This year’s theme is agriculture.

YMCA registering for programs
FORT MADISON – Little Tykes Soccer and Lee County Soccer registration is now open through the Fort Madison YMCA. Call 319-372-2403 to register and for more information. The YMCA is also scheduling private youth gymnastics lessons for boys and girls ages 10 and up.
Y Kids & Company preschool enrollment is now open for the 2021-22 schol year. Call the YMCA for additional information.

Blue and Silver Celebration
FORT MADISON – Holy Trinity Catholic will hold it’s annual Blue and Silver celebration, an annual tribute to teachers. This year’s event will be limited to teachers and guests only. The HTC Teacher of the Year will be announced

Community Clean-up
FORT MADISON – The annual community clean up has been set this year for April 24. Contact the Chamber at 319-372-5471.

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