Pen City Current-Lee listings for Monday, Sept. 5, 2022


TRI STATE RODEO - Pre-rodeo week kicks off this week with professional rodeo action starting with Wednesday's CINCH-Chute-out! and runs through Saturday.

Fort Madison Lion's Club Breakfast – Join the Fort Madison Lions Club members as they close out another Tri-State Rodeo with the annual Fly-In, Drive-in, Walk-in All-You-Can-Eat breakfast Sunday from 7 to 11 .m. at the south airplance hangar north of Rodeo Park. Cost is $10 for adults, $7 children 5-12 and children under 5 eat free as do any pilots. Pancakes, Eggs, Sausages, Coffee, milk, juice included.

MDA Kickball Tourney – Help firefighters Help MDA. This charity co-ed kick ball tournament is Sept. 17 at Baxter Sports Complex. The double elimination tournament starts at 9 a.m. with registration at 8 a.m. Teams are $100 each and must have a minimum of four females and participants must be 10 years of age or older. For more information, contact Clint Harland at or 563-505-7251.

Art in Central Park – The FMAAA Art Fair is set for Sept. 18, 2022 beginning at 11 a.m. in Central Park in Fort Madison. Featured entertainment includes Music of SCC featuring the Stem Lounge Ensemble, Joe Abandola, Blame Not the Bard, and Tommy Caruso. The Kids Zone will be in play from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Food is being provided by Fat Jimmy's BB.

Escape Rodeo Park – The night time TAG Fundraiser for 2x4s for Hope will take place starting with a youth event for ages 5-12 beginning at 5 p.m. and the main event starting at 6:30. Pre-registration is required. The After-party starts at 9 p.m. with music by NonGrata. For more details check out 2x4's Facebook page here:

Miles & Memories 5K Run/Walk for Hospice - The 15th annual 5K to benefit Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice and Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House will be held Oct. 1 at 9 a.m. at the SEI Regional Medical Center campus 1221 S. Gear Avenue. Pre-registration is through Sept. 15. Entry fee is $15 up to 12 years of age and $25 for those 13 and up. Starting Sept. 17 entry fees increase by $5. Medals will be awarded to top three males and females in each age group. Register online at

Sunday Brunch at Green Acres Golf Club – Now serving Sunday brunch 10am-2pm every week. Adults $8.99, Children $6.99. Ask about Senior & Veteran Discounts. 925 Fruit Street, Donnellson. 319.835.5011. Like them on Facebook for information about upcoming events & more.

Fort Madison Farmer's Market - The summer farmer's market will once again be held in Central Park on the northeast corner from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The market is open Mondays beginning June 6th and runs through Sept. 26. New vendors are welcome and should call 319-372-5471 for details

United Way of the Great River Region Golf Outing – This year’s event has been rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 7 with a noon shotgun start. Contact the UWGRR at 319-524-5404 or for more information.

Community Bible Club– The Lee County Iowa Community Bible Study class will begin Tuesday, September 13th in Wever at Grace Bible Church 3526 175th Street. The club is interdenominational and is available to all from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. For more information contact Maureen Gnann at 319-470-3013.

Lunch Ala Art FMAAA – Sept. 30 at noon at Fort Madison Area Arts Association at 825 Avenue G in Fort Madison.

FINALE Musical Performance – FMAAA and Elliott Test Kitchen sponsor this Friday performance at the Test Kitchen in Fort Madison.

Business Women Connect– Fort Madison's Business Women Connect luncheon for September will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Connection Bank's Community Room on Sept. 14. 

Vendors & Crafters - The Union Presbyterian Church's annual Vendor & Craft Show is set for Saturday Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church at 719 Avenue F. Call 319-372-1424 or email for more information.

Lee County Republicans Central Committee – Will meet Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Pilot Grove Meeting Room at 506 Main Street in Donnellson. The public is invited to attend.


Burlington City Council Meeting – Held the first and third Monday of every month at the Council Chambers starting at 5:30 p.m. except holidays when the meeting will be moved to the following Tuesday.

Central Lee Community School District Meeting – Held the second Tuesday of every month at the Educational Services Center starting at 6:00 p.m.

Donnellson City Council Meeting – Held the first Monday of every month at Donnellson City Hall starting at 7:00 p.m.

Fort Madison City Council Meeting – Held the first and third Tuesday of every month at Fort Madison City Hall starting at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Madison Community School District Meeting – Held the first and third Mondays of every month at the District Office starting at 6:00 p.m.

Fort Madison Public Library Meeting – Held the third Thursday of every month at the Sheaffer Meeting Room starting at 5:30 p.m.

Keokuk City Council Meeting – Held the first and third Thursday of every month at Keokuk City Hall starting at 6:30 p.m.

Keokuk Park & Rec Board meeting – Held the first Thursday of every month at Keokuk City Hall starting at 6:00 p.m.

Lee County Board of Supervisors Meeting – Held first through fourth Mondays each week at Lee County Board of Supervisors’ Fort Madison office starting at 10:00 a.m.

Mt. Pleasant City Council Meeting – Regular meetings are held every second and fourth Wednesday (except on holidays) at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers located in City Hall at 307 East Monroe Street. Special meetings are subject to posting. For meeting locations, to receive a copy of the City Council agenda, or for more information prior to a meeting, please contact the City Clerk at 319.385.1470.

West Burlington City Council Meeting – Held the first and third Wednesday of every month at West Burlington City Hall beginning at 6:00 p.m.

West Point City Council Meeting – Held the second Monday of every month at West Point Public Library starting at 6:30 p.m.

Rand Park Pavillion Commission – Held the first Tuesday of every month starting at 5 p.m. at the Rand Park Pavillion.

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