Pen City Current-LEE listings – March 7, 2021

AmeriCorps Week
LEE COUNTY – AmeriCorps is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. Lee County’s AmeriCorps is sponsored by the United Way of the Great River Region. AmeriCorps Week runs from Sunday March 7 through Saturday, March 13. AmeriCorps want to thank all it’s volunteers and anyone wishing to join the volunteer group can contact Tammy Hudson at 319-372-8043 or at rsvp@unitedwaygrr.org.

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 cgreer@kensington-evergreen.com.

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.

HTC Kindergarten Round-Up
WEST POINT – Kindergarten Round Up will be held Tuesday March 9th in West Point, where future kindergarten students will come in for their appointed times to meet our teachers and enjoy some guided kindergarten activities

Shugs Tiny Town Treasure Hunt
FORT MADISON – The Lucky ME! Treasure Hunt will be held March 13, 2021 from 10 a.m. to noon at 820 Avenue G in Fort Madison. Cost is $25+tax per child. Book spot online at http://shugstinytown.as.me. For more information call Brenda Derr at 319-372-7484.

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 Saturday, March 27, 2021 and 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.

Green Team Fundraiser
The Fort Madison Green Team is soliciting funds for One Tree Planted, a non-profit whose mission is to plant trees in every corner of the world. To make a donation, click on the link provided: https://www.bonfire.com/the-green-team-fundraiser/

Fort Madison Public Library
All Booked Up! is held Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. This week discussion will focus on the Underground Railroad. At 3:30 each Thursday is Thursday Crafternoons at the library. Facemasks are required.

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