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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 […]

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 […]

The Specialty of Special Effects Makeup: William Penn Student Offers Special Effects Makeup Tutorial

(OSKALOOSA, IOWA)— On April 16, at 4:30 p.m., William Penn senior, RazZae DeGeest, will be providing a free special effects makeup tutorial. In the tutorial, DeGeest will be showing individuals how to create their own special effect looks from the comfort of their own homes. The workshop will feature an easy to understand, hands-on experience. […]

       

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