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Journey On! in July with the George Daily Youth Theatre

Summer Theatre Camp continues on July 6.

  OSKALOOSA, IA — Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Summer Theatre Camp! Investigate mysteries, attend Hogwarts, play games, sing, dance, and most of all, act! The second half of the Summer Theatre Camp kicks off on July 6. Campers in grades K-5 will create thrilling tales of suspense in Tales […]

Leighton Celebrates its 150th Anniversary and America’s Independence

Leighton 4th of July Parade 2013 (file photo)

The City of Leighton, well known for its small-town Fourth of July festivities, has a dual reason to celebrate this year due to the 150th anniversary of its founding. The day for the event will be Friday, July 3, with the events as follows: 5:00-7:00—Supper served by the Leighton Lions at the Leighton Christian Reformed […]

Family of four will receive keys to new Habitat for Humanity home

Mahaska Habitat for Humanity home in the Oskaloosa area.

Oskaloosa (June 24, 2015) — Mahaska County Habitat for Humanity will celebrate the construction of its 20th home, at a dedication ceremony on Sunday, June 28th at 2:00 p.m. Josh & Stephanie Evans along with their son and daughter will be accepting the keys to their new home at 1004 Mabel Street. Everyone is invited […]

William Penn Announces Dance Camp

William Penn University Athletics

In conjunction with its cheerleading camp, the William Penn dance team is also hosting a camp this summer. The camp will be held on July 23-24 at the Penn Activity Center. The first day will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the second will go from 8 a.m. until noon. The cost is […]

Golf 163 “A Mini-RAGBRAI for Golf”

Golf 163

Iowa is well known for RAGBRAI, the week long bicycle ride across Iowa. Well, now 3 South Central Iowa Golf Courses are having a golf tournament that covers 3 days. Bos Landen, Oskaloosa Golf and Cedar Creek golf courses are teaming up for Golf 163. Highway 163 connects Pella, Oskaloosa and Ottumwa and will be […]

Sword Fights & More at 3 Musketeers Camp!

Jason Tipsword teaches stage combat safety

OSKALOOSA, IA — Add adventure to your summer with the Daily Youth Theatre’s Explorers Club and 3 Musketeers camp June 15-19! Camp runs from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. with free lunches provided by the Summer Lunch Program. At the end of the week, campers will showcase what they learned and created throughout the week […]

Women’s Soccer Team Hosting Three Camps

William Penn Women's Athletics

The William Penn women’s soccer team is hosting three camps this summer. The first is called a College Experience camp and is available to high school students who are interested in playing soccer at the college level. The camp runs from July 12-14 and is $175 for overnight campers (housed in Market Street Dorm) or […]

William Penn Athletics Camps Announced

William Penn University Athletics

The William Penn men’s basketball team is hosting three camps this summer. The first two are individual skills camps with the first being from July 6-8 for boys entering grades 4-8. The second is July 16-17 for high school boys. Each camp day will last from 9 a.m. until noon in Penn Gymnasium. The cost […]

Summer Day Camps with the Mahaska County Conservation Board

Mahaska County Conservation Board

Summer day camps are some of the fun activities held by the Mahaska County Conservation Board this summer – are your kids signed up? Call the Mahaska County Conservation Board at (641)673-9327 if you have questions and to sign up for the day camps. The registration fee is due by the first day of camp. […]

Knots, Loops And Other Twisted Crafts

Learning the history and technique needed to make rope was just part of the recent visit by the American Rope Makers Guild to Nelson Pioneer Farm.

Take a string and tie it around your finger to remember that KNOTS, LOOPS AND OTHER TWISTED CRAFTS will be at NELSON PIONEER FARM AND MUSEUM in OSKALOOSA, this Saturday, June 6, 2015 from noon to 4 pm. Try your hand at making a rope or playing Cat’s cradle. Learn to tie a knot and […]

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