Pen City Current-Lee listings for June 9, 2021

Fort Madison Farmer’s Market
The summer farmer’s markets are back in Central Park each Monday through Oct. 4 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Interested vendors should call the Fort Madison Chamber at 319-372-5471. Visit @FMFarmersMarket for more information.

Montrose Fireworks Fundraiser
The Montrose Community Fireworks Commission’s annual fish fry will be held on June 12 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ivor Fowler Community Center in Montrose. Catfish fillets and Buffalo Carp will be served with cole slaw, french fries, baked beans and a dinner roll. Coffee, tea, lemonade will be available or bring your preferred beverage. Carry out available by calling 319-463-7324. Free will donations accepted.

Party on the Patio
Lee County Bank and Merschman Seeds sponsoring the music and Scott’s Miracle Gro Co. is the premiere patio sponsor for the first Party on the Patio of the year at Baxter Sports Complex on Thursday, June 17, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event go to the Fort Madison Beautification Foundation. Rob Hogan will be performing on the patio.

Jack Morris Memorial Florida of Iowa Golf Outing
LEE COUNTY – After being canceled due to COVID in 2020, the annual Jack Morris Memorial Florida of Iowa Golf Outing is set for June 11. Sponsorships are available and registrations are being taken by contacting the Chamber at 319-372-5471 or by email at chamber@fortmadison.com.

FMCH Foundation Golf Classic
LEE COUNTY – The Fort Madison Foundation golf outing will be held Friday, June 18 at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course with morning and afternoon flights. Sponsorship and Team opportunities are now available. All money raised benefits Fort Madison Community Hospital. Contact Carrie at 319-376-2747 or cgreen@fmchosp.com for more information.

FMAAA photo exhibit
The reception is Friday June 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the FMAAA center in historic downtown Fort Madison at 825 Avenue G. Works from Rebecca Williamson, Jordan Reynolds, Alex Huston and Beth Steeples will be on display sponsored by Connection Bank.

Love Lee County Tour
This year’s tour will include 14 stops throughout Lee County with vendors open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday June 12th and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 13th.

Baxter Sports Complex Golf Outing
The first ever event will be held July 17, 2021 with a 12 p.m shotgun start at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course. Live and silent auctions will be held and the event will feature 8″ cups. Dinner and drinks will take place at Baxter Sports Complex after the event starting at 6:30 p.m. Teams are $400 and hole sponsorships are $150 each. For more information contact Jeff Woodside at 372-2932 or baxtersportsdirector@gmail.com.

Pollinator Walk Series
Lee County Extension and Lee County Conservation are hosting a three-day series exploring flowering plants and their role in pollination. The walks are free with an RSVP requested at 835-5116 and will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 June 26, and Aug. 28.

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/

Preschool Story Time
The Lee County Conservation hosts a preschool story time the first and third Fridays of the month at Wilson Lake Picnic Shelter from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The next story time is June 18th

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.

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.

Summer Downtown Markets
This years downtown markets will be held June 10th, July 8th and Aug. 19th in historic downtown Fort Madison. Food, beer, wine, donuts, boutiques, home decor, signs, fresh garden plants, music and more from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m starting at 7th and Avenue G. Be a vendor by contacting darlarae71@yahoo.com.

Pollmiller Fishing Derby
Three Rivers Conservation Foundation will host a fishing derby at Pollmiller Park. There will be food for the whole family, fun activities and prizes and awards for kids ages 3 to 16. Saturday Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Pollmiller Park Shelter.

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