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Sanford Museum- Paleoindian Landscape of the Oklahoma Panhandle
Contact: Megan Stroh  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: February 1, 2017  (Starts at: 6:00pm)

Please join the Northwest Chapter of the Iowa Archaeological Society for Dr. Carlson’s presentation at 6:00 p.m. at the Sanford Museum and Planetarium in Cherokee, Iowa. The Northwest Chapter meets on the first Wednesday of every month at the Sanford Museum. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Megan Stroh at the Sanford Museum by calling 712-225-3922 or e-mailing archaeologist@sanfordmuseum.org.



Good Times Place- Wood Carving
Contact: Gary
Phone: 712-229-2842
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 2, 2017  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

THURSDAYS in February--Wood Carving @ 1:00 PM (call Gary @ 229-2842) 



Good Times Place- Game of Choice
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 2, 2017  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

THURSDAYS in February--Games of Choice @ 1:00 PM (call Becky @ 221-3088) 



Good Times Place- Pinochle
Contact: Molly
Phone: 712-229-2245
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 3, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

FRIDAYS in February--Pinochle @ 1:00 PM (call Molly @ 712-229-2245)



Good Times Place- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 6, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

MONDAYS in February--Painting Class @ 9:00 AM (call Morgan @ 225-6166) 



Good Times Place Crafts of all Kinds
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 7, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

TUESDAYS in February--Crafts & Sewing @ 9:00 AM (call Morgan @ 225-6166) 



Good Times Place- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 7, 2017  (Starts at: 12:50pm)

TUESDAYS in February--500 Cards @ 12:50 PM (call Becky @ 221-3088) 



Good Times Place Pot Luck
Contact: Good Times Place
Address: Cherokee, IA  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- upper level
Date: February 9, 2017  (Starts at: 12:00pm)


Good Times Place- Wood Carving
Contact: Gary
Phone: 712-229-2842
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 9, 2017  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

THURSDAYS in February--Wood Carving @ 1:00 PM (call Gary @ 229-2842) 



Good Times Place- Game of Choice
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 9, 2017  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

THURSDAYS in February--Games of Choice @ 1:00 PM (call Becky @ 221-3088) 



Good Times Place- Pinochle
Contact: Molly
Phone: 712-229-2245
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 10, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

FRIDAYS in February--Pinochle @ 1:00 PM (call Molly @ 712-229-2245)



Sanford Museum- Cuba with Deb Hankens
Contact: Sanford Museum  
Phone: 712-225-9322
Address: 117 E Willow, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: February 11, 2017  (Starts at: 7:30pm)

Located only 90 miles off the Florida coast, Cuba has been off limits to the United States for more than 50 years. The past few years have seen a warming of relations between the two nations which allowed an alumni group from South Dakota University to travel to Cuba last June. Recent events, including the death of Fidel Castro has pushed Cuba once more into the forefront. Deb Hankens will share her experiences and insights concerning this controversial island.



Beatles Dance Party
Phone: 712-229-3956
Address: West Main Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: The Gathering Place
Date: February 11, 2017  (Starts at: 8:00pm)

Tickets are available at the Book Vine and at the door! Doors open at 7:15 BYOB

Steve Alingh- Keyboard

Brooks Begay- Bass and Vocals

Jimmy Davis- Guitar and Vocals

Dave Hinners- Drums and Vocals

Andy Juhl- Guitar, Trumpet and Vocals

Charlie Leissler- Guitar and Vocals



Cherokee Symphony - Mid-Winter Concert
Address: 530 W Bluff St, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 12, 2017  (Starts at: 4:00pm)

The symphony will play Slavonic Dances, OVerture to Tannheuser, Overture to Romeo and Juliet, Hut of the Baba Yaga and the Great Gate of Kiev.



Admission Fee for individual concerts is $12.00 Season tickets available.



Good Times Place- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 13, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

MONDAYS in February--Painting Class @ 9:00 AM (call Morgan @ 225-6166) 



Cherokee County Ag Show
Contact: Cherokee Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 712-225-6414
Address: 200 Victory Dr, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: WITCC
Date: February 14, 2017  (9:00am - 3:00pm)

Cherokee County Ag Show 9-3 at WITCC in Cherokee.  Doors open at 9:00 AM.  ISU Extension will hold Private Pesticide Applicator Training at 9:30 in the auditorium.  Free lunch served from noon – 1:00 PM. 



Good Times Place Crafts of all Kinds
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 14, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

TUESDAYS in February--Crafts & Sewing @ 9:00 AM (call Morgan @ 225-6166) 



Good Times Place- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 14, 2017  (Starts at: 12:50pm)

TUESDAYS in February--500 Cards @ 12:50 PM (call Becky @ 221-3088) 



Good Times Place- Monthly Craft- Card Making Class
Contact: Karen
Phone: 712-225-3214
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 15, 2017  (Starts at: 10:00am)

MONTHLY CRAFT--CARD MAKING CLASS with Karal Schuknecht will be offered at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February15th or 22nd.  Sign up at the February potluck or call Karen at 225-3214.  There will be a small charge for materials ($1.00-$1.50).



Good Times Place- Wood Carving
Contact: Gary
Phone: 712-229-2842
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 16, 2017  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

THURSDAYS in February--Wood Carving @ 1:00 PM (call Gary @ 229-2842) 



Good Times Place- Game of Choice
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 16, 2017  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

THURSDAYS in February--Games of Choice @ 1:00 PM (call Becky @ 221-3088) 



Good Times Place- Pinochle
Contact: Molly
Phone: 712-229-2245
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 17, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

FRIDAYS in February--Pinochle @ 1:00 PM (call Molly @ 712-229-2245)



Cherokee Library- Puppet Show
Phone: 712-225-3498
Address: 215 S 2nd St, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Public Library
Date: February 18, 2017  (Starts at: 11:00am)

Puppet Show in the Children's Department



Good Times Place- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 20, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

MONDAYS in February--Painting Class @ 9:00 AM (call Morgan @ 225-6166) 



Good Times Place Crafts of all Kinds
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 21, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

TUESDAYS in February--Crafts & Sewing @ 9:00 AM (call Morgan @ 225-6166) 



FREE Pruning Workshop
Contact: ISU Extension & Outreach  
Phone: 712-225-6196
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 21, 2017  (10:00am - 11:30am)

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Good Times Place- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 21, 2017  (Starts at: 12:50pm)

TUESDAYS in February--500 Cards @ 12:50 PM (call Becky @ 221-3088) 



FREE Windbreak Design, Planting & Care Worshop
Contact: ISU Extension & Outreach  
Phone: 712-225-6196
Address: 235 W Main Street, Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Community Center
Date: February 21, 2017  (4:00pm - 5:30pm)

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Quickbooks Workshop
Contact: CAEDC  
Phone: 712-225-5739
Address: 201 W Main Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Economic Development Office
Date: February 21, 2017  (5:30pm - 7:00pm)

$10 Registration



Instructed by Morgan Mahnke



Refreshments and snacks provided.



Please call the Economic Development Office at

712-225-5739 or email erin@cherokeeia.com to register.

Pre-registration required to attend.

Limited seating, call today!



Good Times Place- Monthly Craft- Card Making Class
Contact: Karen
Phone: 712-225-3214
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 22, 2017  (Starts at: 10:00am)

MONTHLY CRAFT--CARD MAKING CLASS with Karal Schuknecht will be offered at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February15th or 22nd.  Sign up at the February potluck or call Karen at 225-3214.  There will be a small charge for materials ($1.00-$1.50).



Good Times Place- Wood Carving
Contact: Gary
Phone: 712-229-2842
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 23, 2017  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

THURSDAYS in February--Wood Carving @ 1:00 PM (call Gary @ 229-2842) 



Good Times Place- Game of Choice
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 23, 2017  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

THURSDAYS in February--Games of Choice @ 1:00 PM (call Becky @ 221-3088) 



Good Times Place- Pinochle
Contact: Molly
Phone: 712-229-2245
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 24, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

FRIDAYS in February--Pinochle @ 1:00 PM (call Molly @ 712-229-2245)



Legislative Forum at Danny's
Address: 1013 S 2nd Street, Cherokee 51012  
Location: Danny's
Date: February 24, 2017  (Starts at: 12:00pm)


Ice Bowl 1st Annual Cherokee Disc Golf Ice Bowl
Contact: Cherokee Disc Golf Association
Address: Spring Lake Park, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: River's Edge Disc Golf Course
Date: February 25, 2017  (Starts at: 10:00am)

Join us for Disc Golf, Chili and Fun!



Registration: 10am-Noon @ VFW

Discer's Meeting: 12:30pm @VFW

Tee off: 1pm @ River's Edge DGC



Entry: $20 and 2 canned food items

Play: 1 round of 18

Chili Dinner and awards to follow @ VFW



For more information and to order 2017 Ice Bowl Discs, check out our Facebook page "Cherokee Disc Golf"


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FOA Progressive Putt-Putt
Contact: Friends of Aurelia  
Address: Valor Road, Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Golf Course
Date: February 25, 2017  (Starts at: 4:30pm)

Friends of Aurelia's 1st Progressive Putt-Putt

Come help us beat the winter blues and raise some money for the kids while we are at it! Play a round of mini golf at the Aurelia downtown businesses. Progressive Putt-Putt starts at the Aurelia Golf Course at 4:30pm to be assigned a hole to start at and ends at the Aurelia Golf Course with a meal! If you make it to all holes you enter for a chance to win a prize!



$20 per person / $30 per couple if you

pay in advance by February 18

(at the door $25 per person, $35 per couple)



Register by emailing friendsofaurelia@gmail.com



Proceeds from this event will be distributed to all of our children's organizations in the Aurelia Community!


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Washta Fire Department Soup Supper
Address: Washta, IA  
Location: Washta Fire Station
Date: February 25, 2017  (5:00pm - 7:30pm)

Chili & Chicken Noodle Soup, Cinnamon Rolls, Dessert and drink. Free will donation.



Aurelia American Legion Auxilary- Baked Potato or Super Nacho Supper
Address: Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Community Center
Date: February 25, 2017  (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Baked potato or super nachos supper, $7 per person under 5 free! Carry out and delivery available in Aurelia. Call 712-434-9904 after 11am for delivery orders. Also, there is a bake sale with goodies to go.



Meet the Scientist Day
Contact: Sanford Museum  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: February 26, 2017  (1:00pm - 4:00pm)

MEET THE SCIENTIST DAY! Free and open to all ages!



Have you always wondered what a biologist does for a career? What about a water scientist or an archaeologist? You’ll get your chance to learn more at “Meet the Scientist Day!” This is a family-fun event that will showcase a variety of scientists from around Northwest Iowa and beyond. This event will be held on Sunday, February 26th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Sanford Museum and Planetarium. Admission to this event is free and open to the public.



Meet and learn with scientists who specialize in fields such as archaeology, water science, geology, physics, environmental science, and many more! These scientists will be scattered throughout the Sanford Museum, showcasing their specific scientific study and demonstrating an experiment or an activity related to their studies. This event is a great opportunity for kids to ask career questions or just to come and learn about the exciting facets of science!



For more information, contact the Sanford Museum by calling 712-225-3922 or e-mailing sanfordmuseum@sanfordmuseum.org. Visit us on Facebook!


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Quimby Methodist Church Soup and Pie Supper
Address: Quimby, IA  
Location: Quimby Community Center
Date: February 26, 2017  (5:00pm - 6:30pm)

Free Will Donation.



Oyster Stew, Chicken Noodle and Chili Soups. Pie and Ice Cream and Drinks.



Good Times Place- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 27, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

MONDAYS in February--Painting Class @ 9:00 AM (call Morgan @ 225-6166) 



Pie Contest at the Gardens
Contact: The Gardens Assisted Living
Phone: 712-225-2999
Address: 1610 Highway 3, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: The Gardens Assited Living
Date: February 27, 2017  (Starts at: 2:00pm)

The tenants will be judging the pies. Cash prizes awarded. Contest is open to the public, bring your pies in before noon on Monday, February 27.



Good Times Place Crafts of all Kinds
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 28, 2017  (Starts at: 9:00am)

TUESDAYS in February--Crafts & Sewing @ 9:00 AM (call Morgan @ 225-6166) 



Good Times Place- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 28, 2017  (Starts at: 12:50pm)

TUESDAYS in February--500 Cards @ 12:50 PM (call Becky @ 221-3088)