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Oct
17
Sat
Health & Wellness Fair @ Skate Center
Oct 17 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Virginia Gay Hospital and the Vinton Parks & Recreation Department are teaming up to host the 2nd Annual Benton County Community Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, October 17th at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center. This fair will focus on health, wellness and safety topics that are of local interest.

This year we are offering local farmers and producers the opportunity to showcase and sell their products in a Farmers Market environment outside in the parking lot during the fair.

Garrison Haunted House
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come get your scare on at the Garrison Haunted House! There is more terror than every packed into the walls of this creepy corner.

This is an annual fundraiser for the Garrison Emergency Services.  The production is put on by the Garrison Fire Department, Auxiliary members and a troop of volunteers.  Proceeds from Garrison’s Haunted will be used for facility and equipment improvements for the Garrison Fire Department and Garrison First Responders.

Admission is $10. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by adults.  There will be food available on the premise.  All creeps and scares are kept inside so no need to worry about weather.  To find Garrison’s Haunted, just get to Garrison and follow the signs—if you dare.

Oct
18
Sun
Garrison Public Library Grand Opening @ Garrison Public Library
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm

The Garrison Library Board invites everyone to the Grand Opening of the new library this Sunday, October 18th, at 2:00pm.

The event will include comments about the project and the fundraising efforts that made it possible by Mayor Al Lindsey and Ann Jorgensen. Kadee Kirchner will cut the ribbon. Refreshments and a tour of the library will follow.

There will also be a 40th birthday party for the library on November 15th.

Oct
23
Fri
Garrison Haunted House
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come get your scare on at the Garrison Haunted House! There is more terror than every packed into the walls of this creepy corner.

This is an annual fundraiser for the Garrison Emergency Services.  The production is put on by the Garrison Fire Department, Auxiliary members and a troop of volunteers.  Proceeds from Garrison’s Haunted will be used for facility and equipment improvements for the Garrison Fire Department and Garrison First Responders.

Admission is $10. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by adults.  There will be food available on the premise.  All creeps and scares are kept inside so no need to worry about weather.  To find Garrison’s Haunted, just get to Garrison and follow the signs—if you dare.

Oct
24
Sat
Garrison Haunted House
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come get your scare on at the Garrison Haunted House! There is more terror than every packed into the walls of this creepy corner.

This is an annual fundraiser for the Garrison Emergency Services.  The production is put on by the Garrison Fire Department, Auxiliary members and a troop of volunteers.  Proceeds from Garrison’s Haunted will be used for facility and equipment improvements for the Garrison Fire Department and Garrison First Responders.

Admission is $10. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by adults.  There will be food available on the premise.  All creeps and scares are kept inside so no need to worry about weather.  To find Garrison’s Haunted, just get to Garrison and follow the signs—if you dare.

Oct
25
Sun
Urbana-Polk Township Fire Dept. Breakfast
Oct 25 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and support the Urbana-Polk Township Fire Department for their annual Fall Breakfast. Start your day off right with a great breakfast and great people.  This event is held in both the spring and the fall and is free will donation.

Playing for a Cure @ Vinton Shellsburg High School
Oct 25 @ 1:30 pm

Playing for a Cure, a Bingo and bake sale event, to help raise money for the fight against breast cancer.

Doors open at 1:30 p.m. ; Bingo games will begin at 2 p.m.

Tickets for Bingo are $10 before Oct. 18, $15 at the door, or $5 for children 12 and under.

Bake sale items will be offered for a free will donation.

Tickets are available at Ehlinger’s Vinton Express. Funds raised will go toward the Virginia Gay Hospital Foundation’s Gifts of Hope Fund.

Oct
28
Wed
BDG Board of Directors Meeting
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct
30
Fri
Halloween Spookfest @ Belle Plaine Country Club
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 12:00 am
Halloween Spookfest @ Belle Plaine Country Club | Belle Plaine | Iowa | United States

Halloween Dance & Party. Prizes for Best Costumes, Drink Specials, Snacks and one of the best bands in the area, “Avery Riot” will provide live music ! Everyone is Invited so come and have a Great Night of Fun!

Oct
31
Sat
Kid’s Halloween Party, Parade & Movie @ Courthouse Lawn
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am

This is a free activity for all V/S youth in 5th grade and younger.
Sponsored by VPRD, the Palace Theater & Fareway