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Growing Outdoor Flowers topic for Garden Basics class

The flowers you plant in your gardens; turn an ordinary lawn into a colorful landscape. Whether you grow an easy perennial or fussy annual, adding flowers is a rewarding landscape element. Learn about outdoor flowers at this Garden Basics class on Thursday May 31, at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension and Outreach Office; […]

Art On The Square Celebrating 50 Years

50th Anniversary - Art On The Square - Oskaloosa, Iowa

It’s nearly that time of year again – the weather is getting warmer, and Art on the Square in Oskaloosa is just around the corner! 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of Art on the Square, and this year’s plans are a celebration of this long-standing community event. This year’s event will span two days, kicking […]

Police Chief Candidate Meet And Greet

Oskaloosa Police Department

The public is invited to join the Oskaloosa City Council and meet the four finalists competing to become the next Chief of Police. The meet and greet will be held on May 18th from 5:00PM to 6:30PM at the Musco Technology Center located on the campus of William Penn University. Each candidate will provide a […]

The Oskaloosa Music Festival – 2018

Oskaloosa Music Festival 2018

Celebrating its 9th year of outstanding classical music performance and education in Southeastern Iowa from May 30th – June 8th. The Oskaloosa Music Festival returns for its ninth consecutive year this June. During the first week in June, enjoy “Mahaska Masterworks” when a dozen professional classical musicians put on dressed-up and dressed-down concerts across town. […]

Diamond Dance Academy To Host Recital

TEAM SYNERGY

Tucked away on the south side of Oskaloosa is a GEM in the rough! Diamond Dance Academy under the direction of Kasey Jorgensen is home to TEAM SYNERGY. Twenty three dancers from Oskaloosa, Ottumwa and Eddyville, ranging in age from 6 to 16 make up this team. These hard working youth train year round and […]

Pollinator Gardening topic for Garden Basics class

Planning your garden or landscape to include plants that attract and sustain butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects can increase populations of these desired insect and increase the diversity you can observe and enjoy. Learn how at this Garden Basics class on Thursday May 3, at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension and Outreach […]

Night Crawler Hunting At Russell Wildlife Area

Friday, April 21 at 8:00 pm Night Crawler Hunting last spring was so much fun that we have to do it again! Come out to the Mahaska County Conservation Board’s conservation center at the Russell Wildlife Area on Friday , May 4 at 8:00 pm and join us on a hunt for night crawlers on […]

Pollinator Gardening topic for Garden Basics class

Planning your garden or landscape to include plants that attract and sustain butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects can increase populations of these desired insect and increase the diversity you can observe and enjoy. Learn how at this Garden Basics class on Thursday May 17, at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension and Outreach […]

Nurses to be Pinned During William Penn’s Traditional Ceremony

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) — As another spring semester winds down, we take a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of our students at William Penn University. On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates will be participating in their traditional pinning ceremony at 5:30 p.m. at College Avenue Friends Church in Oskaloosa, […]

Top Ten Gardening Mistakes for Garden Basics class

Whether you have been a gardener for two days or twenty years, mistakes in the garden are sometimes inevitable. There are some mistakes, however which can easily be avoided. Come and learn how to avoid some common ones this gardening season at this Garden Basics class on Thursday May 3, at 6:30 pm at the […]

     

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