Category archives for: Arts and Education

Amy Brainard, County Youth Coordinator at What’s Up Wednesdays 5.29.2019

The Mahaska County Extension office will be hosting Amy Brainard, County Youth Coordinator at “What’s Up Wednesdays – Lunch and Learn” Wednesday May 29; 11:45 am – 1:15 pm. At What’s Up Wednesday, ISUEO specialists and county staff will be available for informal conversations each Wednesday March – May. Bring your own lunch, have your […]

Nelson Pioneer Farm Launches New Summer Program Series

Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:00-7:00 pm Bradbury Hall, Nelson Pioneer Farm & Museum All are welcome to attend the launch of new program series, “The House That Daniel Built,” on Thursday, May 16 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. This program is the first of a 5-part series dedicated to the Nelson brick home and its occupants. Admission […]

Knee-High Naturalists – Nature Show & Tell

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:00 – 11:30 am Discovery Lab at Environmental Learning Center Bring your children out to the Environmental Learning Center on Wednesday, May 15 from 10:00-11:15 am for the Knee-High Naturalist program. This free program is for kids ages 5 and younger. The program activities are designed to help foster learning about […]

Public Invited To 2019 Baccalaureate Service

2019 Baccalaureate Service (submitted photo)

by Madie Holle and Claire Kelderman The Oskaloosa graduating class of 2019 would like to invite you to a baccalaureate service to celebrate the graduation of the seniors. A baccalaureate service is a nondenominational, student-led service to celebrate graduation and speak about how the church has made an impact on our lives. The service is […]

Carnivorous Plants Presentation

Join the Mahaska County Master Gardeners for a presentation from Keith Becker, International Carnivorous Plant Society member. Carnivorous plants are plants which derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and consuming insects (typically). Venus Fly trap, Pitcher plants, and sundews are the more commonly known carnivorous plants. Learn about the distinct growing conditions […]

Take A Walk With A Putter…Golf Season Is Open!

Andrew Brouwer was among the first to golf for the 2019 season at Oskaloosa Public Golf. The official opening day for the season was Monday, April 1st with League Play scheduled to start in May. The warmer days this month brought several golfers to the course, single, group, and families! A great start for the golf season! With warmer days ahead, we look forward to seeing you at Oskaloosa Public Golf, come PAR-TEE with us!

Andrew Brouwer was among the first to golf for the 2019 season at Oskaloosa Public Golf. The official opening day for the season was Monday, April 1st with League Play scheduled to start in May. The warmer days this month brought several golfers to the course, single, group, and families! A great start for the […]

Hills Fest Scheduled For May 31, 2019

Indian Hills

OTTUMWA — As an open invitation to explore the Ottumwa campus of Indian Hills Community College, Hills Fest is scheduled for Friday, May 31, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event, billed as “Food, Fun and All Things Indian Hills,” will include many free activities such as inflatables, carnival games, a train and bands. There […]

Music Studio Cabaret and Elementary School Play

OSKALOOSA, IA— The Music Studio Cabaret and Elementary School Play are showcasing their work soon. For seven weeks, 10 voice and piano students learned the basics of music technique and practiced for the Cabaret. At the same time, 16 elementary students have been rehearsing for this year’s Elementary School Play. For the first time in […]

Patrick Wall at What’s Up Wednesdays

The Mahaska County Extension office will be hosting Patrick Wall Beef Specialist at “What’s Up Wednesdays – Lunch and Learn” this Wednesday May 1; 11:45 am – 1:15 pm. At What’s Up Wednesday, ISUEO specialists and county staff will be available for informal conversations each Wednesday March – May. Bring your own lunch, have your […]

Local 4-H & FFA Youth Raising Funds

4-H Clover

Mahaska County 4-H and FFA members are gearing up for their annual fundraiser, which will be held on Friday, April 26th, starting at 6:00 p.m. in Bradbury Hall at Nelson Pioneer Farm. This year’s event includes a meal consisting of pulled pork, grilled chicken breast, cheesy hash browns, seasoned green beans, and a dessert catered […]

       

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