Category archives for: Arts and Education

Historic Guided Walking Tours Coming to Oskaloosa

Northeast Corner of Oskaloosa Town Square 1868 Mahaska County

The Historic Preservation Commission is proud to host free guided walking tours of the historic downtown district on June 13, 2015. The tours will start at the northeast corner of the square at 10:00 am 11:00 am, Noon, and 1:00 pm. Be prepared to take a stroll back in time with informative and fun facts […]

Children’s Computer Camp to be held in June at William Penn University

William Penn University

Want to expand your child’s computer literacy beyond playing games, writing stories and browsing the Internet? Want your child to learn how math can be fun and directly related to computer graphics? Children’s Computer Camp at William Penn University will be held Monday, June 22–Friday, June 26 from 1:00–5:00 pm for learners who have completed […]

Master Gardener Office Hours

Iowa State University Extension

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will be present at the Mahaska County Extension office on Tuesday mornings 9-11 am for client inquires; May 26 through Sept 1. Clients are welcome to bring horticulture inquires at other times during the work week Monday – Friday 8 am-4:30 pm; ISU Extension Mahaska County Horticulturist, however, may not be […]

Growing & Healthy Cooking Lunch & Learn-Friday, May 29

Iowa State University Extension

Herbs: Growing & Healthy Cooking Lunch & Learn-Friday, May 29; Noon Bring your lunch and learn about growing and using fresh herbs at the Mahaska County Extension Office. This lunch and learn is open to the public and free to attend. Prior registration is not required, but appreciated. We will be sharing Extension information on […]

Mahaska County Agency on Aging First Annual Floyd White Memorial Golf Tournament

Osky News

The Mahaska County Agency on Aging (MCAA) is sponsoring the First Annual Floyd White Memorial Golf tournament on May 30 in honor of the late Floyd White, who was an avid golfer. His wife, Margaret, served on the MCAA board for 28 years as the treasurer. Scheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the Edmundson […]

Indian Hills Community College to offer Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) course at MHP

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Indian Hills Community College will be offering a 75-hour Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) course, starting June 9 and ending July 28. The classes for this course will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on the MHP campus in Oskaloosa. They will be taught by Tonya Johannes, BSN, […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to offer Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Behavioral Health Services will be offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Friday, June 12 from 8 am to 5 pm in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3) on the MHP campus. “Mental health symptoms can appear at any age,” MHP Behavioral Health Director Jan LeBahn, LISW, […]

Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Camp!

Daily Youth Theatre's Summer Camp!

Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Camp! The summer is packed with themed camps so campers can go as many weeks as they like and have a different experience each time. Registrations are accepted up to, and on, the first day of camp. Journey On! with any combination of these […]

Iowa Naturalist Recognized for Fishing Education Efforts

Laura DeCook

Laura DeCook, naturalist with the Mahaska County Conservation Board is the 2015 recipient of the Brass Bluegill award from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fish Iowa! program. The award has been presented each year since 1996 to an instructor who has established an outstanding local program that exemplifies the goals of Fish Iowa! DeCook […]

‘Journey On!’ at the Summer Theatre Camp!

Daily Youth Theatre's Summer Camp!

OSKALOOSA, IA — Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Theatre Camp! Explore space, duke it out as pirates or ninjas, attend Hogwarts, sing, dance, and most of all, act! Camp starts on June 8th with “Alien Invasion” for grades K-5 and the Doctor Who inspired “TARIDS” for grades 6-12. Camp […]

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