Register your child today for the 2nd Annual Schoolhouse Program at the Humboldt Co. Historical Museum August 9th & 10th from 9am – 12:30pm. This year’s theme is all about the fun educational games and schoolyard games students played in the schoolhouse days in the county. This program is for children ages 7 to 12 years old. To register go online to www.humboldtcohm.org under “Events” or visit the Museum during regular business hours to register in person. DEADLINE to register is August 5th at 4pm.
Knights of Columbus are holding their 66th Annual Mulligan Stew Dinner Wed. August 17th from 5-7pm or until the stew is gone at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Joe, IA. The dinner is a dine-in or (drive thru for Stew only), pie and ice cream will be served for dessert. The price is $10 for 2 pints of stew. There will be a beer garden and Free games for kids.
Humota’s Family Fun Day Fundraiser will be Saturday, August 20th at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds. Family fun activities from 2-7pm see below for the list of activities, Bags Tournament at 3pm registration fee $20 and must register by 2pm. Live music by Cory Waller & The Wicked things from 8-11pm Tickets available at the Humota Theater $10 in advance $15 at the door. 21+ drinks available.
* Games for all ages!! (Duck pond, Plinko, Sand dig, Hoops contest, Ring toss, and more!, * Face painting & Temporary Tattoos. *Dunking the Humboldt High School Football Team,* Dunking the Humboldt High School Softball Team, * Dunking the Humboldt High School Football and Softball COACHES,* AXE THROWING with Country Axe (2-4) * Dream carriage Rides (3-6),* FOAM PARTY (6-7p)
* VENDORS OF ALL VARIETIES:
* Fresh Popcorn, OF COURSE
* Fresh bagged Cotton Candy
* Sno-Cones (done by the Lions Club),
* Burrito MEXpress food truck available ALL DAY LONG
* Soda, Water, Pizza, and other snacks in the food court
*LIVE MUSIC BY CORY WALLER AND THE WICKED THINGS FROM 8-11 PM WITH BEER/SELTZER AVAILABLE FOR 21+. (I.D. and Wristbands required!)
It is the annual Gilmore City Fun Days Aug. 26-28th. Friday night features Pocahontas County Cattleman’s and Burrito Mexpress Food Trucks, Fire & Ambulance Beer Tent (CASH ONLY), Kids Foam Machine, ON Stage: The Shimon Family Band starting at 7pm.. On Saturday come on over for City wide garage sales starting at 8am, 5K Run/Walk registration at 8am, Library Story walk at Gazebo 9am and the Parade starting at 11am. Then there will be lunch at the Fire station, Magic Show on the stage, Bags tournament, Kids Water barrel fight, Bounce House, 1881 Café will have Saturday Meal 5-8pm, and Eli Alger Band taking the stage at 8pm. Sunday there will be the Firemen’s Pancake Breakfast from 8am to 12pm. Make sure to catch the Ecumenical church service at 10:30 at the Gazebo. All this going on this weekend Aug. 26th – 28th at the Gilmore City Fun Days.
Register now for the 5K run or walk Relay for Life event to take place on August 27th at Taft Park. Call Tina Coleman at 515-341-3564 to register for only $30 which includes a free t-shirt. You can also get a team together for the Kick ball tournament and registration for that is only $50 per team by contacting Jami Jo at 402-875-3487. The day’s events will be registration is a 2pm with the race starting at 3pm followed by Kick ball tournament at 4 pm with kid’s games, bouncy houses and face painting and the Relay for Life Supper begins at 5pm. With Survivor recognition at 5:30pm.
Friday, September 16 the Humboldt High School will be sponsoring a “Childhood Cancer Awareness Night” as we host Boone in football. The 9th grade game kicks off at 4:45 PM and the Varsity game starts at 7:30 PM, All proceeds will be donated to the Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City. Some of the opportunities to donate are:
1) $1.00 Raffle Ticket sales – 5 participants will be drawn to try a field goal kick at half time of the Varsity game. Prizes will be available to choose from if the kick is successful.
2) Silent Auction will be held the night of the game for a quilt.
3) Pass the donation bucket at end of the 3rd quarter of the varsity game on Sept. 16th
4) T-shirt order form are available at:
-home 9/JV/Varsity volleyball match on Sept. 1st in the high school cafeteria
-all Humboldt School building offices & St. Mary’s
-CyHawk Night – downtown Humboldt on Thursday, Sept. 8th
-or by emailing Greg Thomas, 7-12 AD (firstname.lastname@example.org)
*Price for shirts is $15.oo (s-xl), $17.00 (2xl), and $18.00 (3XL) – All orders due by Thursday, Sept. 8th at 10 PM
Together, we will stand “Stronger than Cancer” to help those impacted by Childhood Cancer and to fight for a cure. We appreciate your participation and donations.
The Badger Public Library is hosting 22 Midwest authors at the Badger Book Fair on Saturday, September 17th at the library. It’s the same day as Badger’s city-wide garage sale, so stop by and check out their books. Doors open at 8am.
Fall Festival! Saturday September 17th from 12pm – 4pm at the Humboldt County Historical Museum. Admission for adults over 18 is $10, 18 and under are FREE. Step back in time to the prairie days of the county with the Fall Festival! Special guests include Moffit Animal Shelter, Stella’s Coffee Bar, DOMS Catering, and demonstrators from the county! There will be fun activities for all ages to enjoy including school yard games and a petting zoo. For more information about the event, stay tuned to their Facebook page at www.humboldtcohm.org.
Faith United Methodist Church will be hosting their Annual Turkey Dinner on Wednesday, September 21 from 5 – 7 pm in Morehouse Hall for Dining In and Carry Out from 4:40 – 6:30pm. They will be featuring two carry out lines for quicker service. The menu will include turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, jell-o salad, rolls, homemade pie and a drink.
Tickets are $12 for everyone 11 and above, $5 for children 5-10yrs old, and children under the age of 4 will eat free of charge. Tickets may be purchased at Faith United Methodist Church Office, Hy-Vee, and V & S Variety. Home delivery is also available by calling the church office at 332-2083 before Sept. 20th. Ticket sales start on Sept. 1st.