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Ducharme-Jones Band to Perform in Oskaloosa Saturday March 30th

Ducharme-Jones Band to Perform in Oskaloosa Saturday March 30th

The 2019 TruBank Winter Concert Series will hold its final show of the season this Saturday night at The Outer Space performance venue, located inside the Oskaloosa Arts Center at 115 High Ave West in Oskaloosa. The featured band will be the Ducharme-Jones Band. Originally hailing from Austin, Texas and now based out of Des […]

Connection as Resistance: Breaking the Isolation of Immigration Detention

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Every day 44,000 individuals are behind bars in more than 200 immigrant prisons and jails across the country, including Iowa. Program coordinator for the Casa Mariposa Detention Visitation Program, Rocío Calderón, will discuss breaking the isolation of immigration detention on Monday, April 1, at 6:00 p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) […]

Garden Preparation is Garden Basics topic

Most Iowa soil is well suited for vegetable gardening, but some need amendments. Come learn about how to prepare your soil for the gardening season at this upcoming Garden Basic class Thursday April 4 at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension Auditorium, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa. Garden Basics classes are Mahaska County Master […]

Tree Planting and Care program with Trees Forever to be April 25

Trees Forever is a regional and local organization which offers unique programs for the environment; “… and promotes sound environmental stewardship and science. Trees Forever is committed to… planting a better tomorrow.” You are invited to learn about tree planting and care from members of our local Tree Forever on a tree walk at Edmundson […]

Seed Swap To Be Held April 2

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will host a Seed Swap at the Mahaska County Extension office Tuesday, April 2 at 6 pm. It is open to all who are interested. We will provide the small envelopes and pens. · We encourage you to buy a little extra for your tried-and-true varieties; then share some with others. […]

Gardening with Conifers presentation

Come and explore the world of conifers with Gary Wittenbaugh. The Conifer story is fascinating and unique. See how the color, texture and form of conifers add year round beauty and contrast to garden and landscapes. Fast growers screen your space, tiny buns add unusual shape and textures, and distinctive forms make living sculptures. Gary […]

What’s Up Wednesdays continue to be held

The Mahaska County Extension office will be hosting “What’s Up Wednesdays” this spring (March – May); on Wednesdays 11:45 am – 1:15 pm. These informal conversations will be about various topics during the free lunch and learn. Bring your own lunch, have your questions answered, and join the conversation! What Up Wednesdays will offer a […]

“Sweet Facts About Maple Syruping”

Environmental Learning Center, Caldwell Park Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:00 am – 12:30 pm The OWLS – Older, Wiser, Learning Seniors, is a new “lunch and learn” group program with the Mahaska County Conservation Board and is designed for adults and senior learners with an interest in nature, environmental science and conservation topics. Programs are […]

Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, March 30 10:00 – 11:00 am Environmental Learning Center, Caldwell Park Bring your family and friends out to the Environmental Learning Center on Saturday, March 30 from 10:00 – 11:00 am for the Annual Maple Syrup Festival. Laura DeCook, the Mahaska County Conservation Board naturalist, will demonstrate and explain how to tap trees and […]

Oskaloosa’s Lighted Christmas Parade Saturday, December 7th “Winter Nights & Magical Lights”

The William Penn Band's 'Snow Globe' float got a lot of attention on Thursday evening during the annual Lighted Christmas Parade.

From the twinkling strings that sparkle on our Christmas trees, to the glowing strands that adorn our homes – magical lights brighten our holidays, and remind us to be merry all season long. The Mahaska community has so many bright points to celebrate – our schools, local businesses and organizations, and many wonderful citizens. Parade […]

       

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