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Local Events


Labor Day Schedules:

  • Spencer city hall will be closed Labor Day. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday garbage pickups will all be one day late. East side residential garbage will be picked up Friday. The Transfer Station, County Dump Site near Graettinger, and RCC Building will all be closed on Monday.
  • Okoboji City Hall will be closed Labor Day. Monday’s garbage will be picked up Tuesday and Thursday’s route will be picked up Friday. Monday’s recycling will also be picked up on Tuesday. And a reminder that beginning Monday September 8th residential garbage pickup in Okoboji reverts to the winter schedule of Mondays only.

Help Spruce up the Spencer Library 8/28:

You can help plant flowers in the new Rain Garden and planter boxes at the Spencer Public Library Thursday night at 6pm. The native Iowa plants were provided by the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District. Refreshments will be served after you’re done getting dirty.

Labor Day Weekend in Graettinger:

Saturday Highlights: FFA Grain and Flower Show, Co-Ed Softball Tournament, and Street Dance.

Sunday Highlights: Barbecue Cook-off, Volleyball Tournament, and Bed Races.

Monday Highlights: 5K Fun Run/Walk, Turkey Dinner at the Methodist Church, parade, and Pork Chop supper at the Legion.

More details at the Graettinger City Hall.

Labor Day Weekend in Sutherland:

Saturday Highlights: FFA Breakfast in the park, 5K color run in the park, Slow Pitch Softball Tourament, and a Street Dance.

Sunday Highlights: Antique Tractors, classic cars, and motorcycles, Ham and Beef Supper at Bethel Lutheran, and another street dance.

Monday Highlights: Parade, creamed turkey and biscuits at the Methodist church, music and free ice cream in the park.

The full schedule can be found on facebook.

Labor Day Weekend in Fonda:

Saturday’s Highlights: Parade, rodeo, and fireworks.

Sunday’s Highlights: Demolition derby, lawn mower demolition derby, and street dance.

Monday’s Highlights: Pick-up pull, children’s games, and bingo.

The full schedule can be found at www.fondaiowa.com


Spencer Library Schedule:

September’s “Book to Movie” Night:Read Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” and then watch the movie in October.

September 8th: Do It Yourself Club will make fall block with wood, scrapbook paper, and mod podge.

September 15th and 23rd: Inspirational workshops to help you write your next novel. Or your first one.

September 22nd: Adult Movie night. The movie “Belle” about the English woman who struggled to end slavery in her country.

This week at Spencer Area Activity Center:

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

Tuesday: Piano by Lavonne and 500.

Wednesday: Action Club Meeting, Exercise, Pass 4 Pinochle.

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

Friday: Hy-Vee Bread Giveaway (2 loaves per person), Exercise, and Pass Pinochle.

** There will be an omelet breakfast Sunday, August 31st from 9am to 1pm at the Activity Center.

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

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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