The Community Calendar is a free service for all non-profit groups, organizations, churches, and schools. The Community Calendar can be heard Monday-Friday at 10:30 a.m. on 104.9 KLMJ-FM and 98.9 KQCR-FM. If you have an event you would like posted on the Community Calendar please send it to: KLMJ/KQCR; P.O. Box 495; Hampton, IA 50441, or fax your information to (641) 456-5655. You can also e-mail us by clicking here. Please have the information for your meeting or event submitted one week in advance. Items submitted to the Community Calendar air one day before the event and the day of the event on both KLMJ and KQCR. Additional ads may be purchased at a non-profit rate by calling our office at (641) 456-5656.
Friday, Aug 29, 2014
The Franklin County Food Pantry will be open Friday till noon at the Community Services Building in Hampton.
The American Red Cross will be holding a Grundy County Community Blood Drive Friday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Gladbrook Reinbeck High School located at 600 Blackhawk St in Reinbeck.
The Hampton Compost and Brush Site will be open weather permitting Friday 2:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Franklin County Public Health will be holding a walk-in blood pressure clinic Friday 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Leahy Grove Independent and Assisted Living in Hampton. Complimentary coffee and pie will be served.
The Allison Farmers Market will be open Friday 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the corner of 3rd and Main Street in Allison.
The Aplington Farmers Market will be open Friday 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. in downtown Aplington.
The Franklin County Farmers Market will be open Friday 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Main Street Square, downtown Hampton.
The Grundy Center Spartan Booster Club will be hosting a tailgate supper Friday 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the high school commons.
The Clarksville Fire Department will have the popcorn stand open Friday 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. in downtown Clarksville.
Alcoholics Anonymous will meet Friday 8:00 p.m. at the Fireside in Iowa Falls.
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
All Iowa Department of Transportation driver's license stations will be closed Saturday.
The Steamboat Rock Pride and Betterment committee will be serving omelets Saturday 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the schoolhouse gym. Free will offering will be accepted.
The Giant Church Garage Sale will be held Saturday starting 8:00 a.m. at the Church of the Living Word in Hampton.
The Hampton Compost and Brush Site will be open weather permitting Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Waverly Farmers Market will be open Saturday 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the 200 block 1st Ave SE, behind Keller's Furniture in Waverly.
The Clarion Farmers Market will be open Saturday 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on the east side of Gazebo Park in Clarion.
The Smokey Ridge Muzzleloaders 42nd annual Fall Rendezvous will be held Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Setchell Park in Steamboat Rock.
A Sand Volleyball Tournament will be held Saturday 10:00 a.m. at the Prairie Bridges Park & Campground at the Back 40 in Ackley.
The Shell Rock Historical Museum will be open Saturday 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. located at 127 E. Adair in Shell Rock.
The Steamboat Fire Department will be serving pulled pork sandwiches for a free will offering Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
A Benefit meal and silent auction for, 2006 Aplington-Parkersburg graduate, Jesse Murra of Wellsburg will be held Saturday starting 5:00 p.m. at the Dike Memorial Building.
The Clarksville Fire Department will have the popcorn stand open Saturday 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. in downtown Clarksville.
Narcotics Anonymous will meet Saturday 7:00 p.m. at the Fireside in Iowa Falls.
Rainsbarger Days fireworks will be held Saturday at dusk at the Old Ball Park in Steamboat Rock.
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014
The Smokey Ridge Muzzleloaders 42nd annual Fall Rendezvous will be held Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Setchell Park in Steamboat Rock.
The 6th Annual Drew Scott Memorial Tractor Ride and Auction will be held Sunday 10:00 a.m. at Titan Machinery in Grundy Center. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. There is no cost for the ride but donations are greatly appreciated and go to the "Drew Scott 4-H Memorial Scholarship.
The Pit Row in Hampton will host their 5th Annual Benefit Run Sunday to help Lupe Munoz. Registration will be held 11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. at Pit Row in Hampton. Motorcycles and cars are welcome.
The Parkersburg Historical Home located at 401 5th Street in Parkersburg will be open Sunday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
A car cruise will be held Sunday, leaving from the Fareway parking lot in Iowa Falls at 3:30 p.m. and will leave Rowan approximately 4:40, Dows 5:00, Alden 5:25 and will return to the park in Iowa Falls for a catered meal.
A fundraising event for Iowa Senate District 27 GOP candidate Shawn Dietz will be held Sunday 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Mayne's Grove Park south of Hampton on Highway 65.
The Clarksville Fire Department will have the popcorn stand open Sunday 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. in downtown Clarksville.
Bradford Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-anon will meet Sunday 7:00 p.m. at the Bradford Methodist Church.
Monday, Sep 1, 2014
All Iowa Department of Transportation Offices will be closed Monday
The Smokey Ridge Muzzleloaders 42nd annual Fall Rendezvous will be held Monday 9:00 a.m. till noon at Setchell Park in Steamboat Rock.
The annual Morgan Township Picnic will be held Monday at noon at the Shelter Park in Dows. Meat will be furnished by Wholly Smoke B-B-Q. Bring a casserole, salad or dessert to share
The Annual Labor Day Chicken and Sweet Corn Supper will be held Monday 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Iowa River Conservation & Improvement Club Lodge in Steamboat Rock.
The Ackley Farmers Market will be open Monday 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Victory Park, downtown Ackley.
Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014
Franklin County Public Health will be holding a flu shot clinic Tuesday 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Hampton Senior Center.
The Franklin County Food Pantry will be open Tuesday 10:00 a.m. till noon at the Community Services Building in Hampton.
The Hampton Kiwanis Club will meet Tuesday at noon at Godfather's Pizza in Hampton.
The Iowa Specialty Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a blood drive Tuesday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church in Clarion.
Franklin County Family Focus will meet Tuesday 2:00 p.m. at the Franklin County Public Health Office in Hampton.
The Waverly Farmers Market will be open Tuesday 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the 200 block 1st Avenue SE in Waverly.
The Dumont Community Library Board will meet Tuesday 4:30 p.m. at the library in Dumont.
The Franklin County Farmers Market will be open Tuesday 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Main Street Square, downtown Hampton.
The West Fork United Methodist Church, rural Sheffield is holding their annual Ice Cream Social Tuesday 5:00 to 7:00. Free will offering will be taken with proceeds going to the Franklin County Food Pantry, Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank in Mason City, and the Aredale-Dumont Food Pantry in Dumont.
The Ackley-Geneva Lions Clubs will meet Tuesday 6:00 p.m. for supper at the Pizza Ranch in Ackley with meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m..
The Franklin County Extension Council will meet Tuesday 7:00 p.m. at the Franklin County Extension Office in Hampton.
Writers Group will meet Tuesday 7:00 p.m. at the Community Room of the Allison Public Library.
Old Timers Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Tuesday 7:00 p.m. at the Franklin County Alcoholism Service Center in Hampton.
Alcoholics Anonymous will meet Tuesday 8:00 p.m. at the Zion St. John Lutheran Church in Sheffield.