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Local Events

Sweet Corn Days in Estherville 8/1 – 8/3:

Estherville celebrates its 17th annual Sweet Corn Days this weekend: Friday’s events include a classic car cruise, family picnic, and fireworks; Saturday features a 5k/10k/Half Marathon, parade, and free sweet corn feed; Sunday concludes with a pancake breakfast and river float. The full schedule can be found at www.estherville.org.

Ice Cream Social in Everly 8/3:

The United Methodist Church of Everly will sponsor an Ice Cream Social Sunday, August 3rd from 5-7pm at Hap Ketelsen Center. A free will offering will be accepted for Burgers, bars, and both regular and sugar free homemade ice cream.

Spencer Legion Omelet Breakfast 8/3:

This month’s Omelet Breakfast at the Spencer Legion will be Sunday, August 3rd from 8 to 1. The free will donation this month will go toward the remodeling project at the Legion Hall.

Camp Okoboji Omelet Brunch 8/3:

The staff at Camp Okoboji in Wahpeton will make custom omelets Sunday, August 3rd from 9:30 to 1 at the Dining Hall. A free will offering goes for camp projects. You’re invited to the camp’s worship service at 10:45 at the Christian Life Center.

Spencer Chamber Golf Fun Day Sign-up August 4th:

The Spencer Chamber’s Golf Fun Day will be Monday, August 11th at Spencer Golf and Country Club. The $75 entry fee includes lunch. Deadline to sign-up is Monday, August 4th.

Micro Mini Nationals at Clay County Fairgrounds 8/8 – 8/9:

Spencer’s Old Iron Car Club holds a huge weekend event featuring street rods, customs, classics, and muscle cars Friday August 8th and Saturday August 9th. Events include a Poker Run, Show and Shine, Supper, and Live band. More at www.oldironcompany.com.

Ocheydan’s Days of Olde 8/8 – 8/10:

Ocheyedan’s Days of Olde Celebration runs August 8th through 10th. Friday’s highlights include a tractor pull and movie in the park; Saturday features a 5k Walk/Run, parade, Wine Festival, and Street Dance; and Sunday concludes with a Bean Bag Tournament.

5K Run to support Spencer’s DARE Program 8/9:

Spencer Police sponsor a 5K run Saturday, August 9th at 8am to support the community anti-drug “DARE” program. Contact Officer Kyle Van Otterloo at the Spencer Police Department.

Spencer Library Schedule:

Monday August 4th: Do It Yourself Club makes door wreaths at 6:30pm.

Monday August 11th: Movie Night features “Heaven is for Real” at 7pm.

Saturday August 23rd: Author Joy Johnson will be talking and autographing her book “The Boob Girls.”

Monday August 25th: Book to Movie Night features “Mr. Chips” Make sure to read the book first, then watch the movie.

This week at Spencer Area Activity Center:

Monday: Music by Cousin Jerry, Exercise, Bridge, Nickel Bingo and craft class.

Tuesday: Piano by Madeline and 500 Card Game.

Wednesday: Action Club Meeting, Keep it going Exercises, Pass 4 Pinochle.

Thursday: Music by Cousin Jerry, Shape Exercise, Bridge and Nickel Bingo.

Friday: Hy-Vee Bread Giveaway, Keep it Going Fitness Class and Pass Pinochle.

For Information on the Spencer Area Activity Center phone 262-1782.

Okoboji Summer Theatre 57th Season:

July 22nd – 27th: The Foreigner

July 29th – August 3rd: Always … Patsy Cline

August 5th – 10th: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

August 12th – 17th: Little Shop of Horrors

Box Office: 712-332-7773

Autism Spectrum Support Group of Northwest Iowa

The Autism Spectrum Support Group of Northwest Iowa meets the third Monday of every month from 7pm to 8:30pm at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. New members are welcome.


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