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County Events
 
Sanford Museum- February Art Wall- April Mason
Contact: Linda Burkhart  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Starts: February 1, 2016
Ends:  February 29, 2016
Time: (9:00am - 5:00pm)

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Sanford Museum- West Gallery Exhibit
Contact: Linda Burkhart  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Starts: February 1, 2016
Ends:  February 29, 2016
Time: (9:00am - 5:00pm)

February West Gallery Exhibit is Native Cultures of North America
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ISU Extension & Outreach- Heifer Development3
Contact: 
Phone: 515-294-2333
Address: 200 Victory Drive, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: WITCC
Date: February 2, 2016  (5:00pm - 9:00pm)

Heifer Development 3: Breeding & Selecting for Longevity & Profit
5-9 pm WITCC; call 515-294-2333 or email beefcenter@iastate.edu
$20 if preregistered 3 days prior (can pay at door) or $25 for walk-ins with no guarantee of meal
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ISU Extension & Outreach- ServSafe
Contact: Mary Tuttle  
Phone: 712-225-6196
Address: 209 Centennial Drive, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: ISU Extension and Outreach
Date: February 3, 2016  (8:00am - 5:30pm)

8 am-5:30 pm Iowa State Extension and Outreach
209 Centennial Dr. Cherokee, IA
Cost--$150
Contact—Mary Tuttle to pre-register and obtain materials prior to class
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Sanford Museum- NW Chapter Meeting: Experimental Archeology
Contact: Linda Burkhart  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: February 3, 2016  (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Northwest Chapter Meeting: Experimental Archeology: Making Ceramic Pots and Cordage Valentine's Day Gifts!
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Legislative Forum
Address: 1013 S 2nd, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Danny's Sport Spot
Date: February 5, 2016  (12:00pm - 2:00pm)

Legislative Forum with Senator Randy Feenstra and Representative Dan Husman

Cherokee County Pork Producers Annual Banquet
Address: Main Street, Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Community Center
Date: February 6, 2016  (5:00pm - 9:00pm)

5:00PM Bite of Pork Contest and Social
Entertainment by Jimmy Davis and Charlie Leisler.
Pork dinner and program auction for scholarship fund following dinner.
Public invited and encouraged to attend.
The cost of meal is $10 per person for non-members.

Cherokee Cattlemen's Winter Banquet
Address: 113 E Maple, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee VFW
Date: February 6, 2016  (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Everyone welcome! Social at 6:00pm and dinner at 6:30.

Sanford Museum- Country Jammin'
Contact: Linda Burkhart  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: February 7, 2016  (1:00pm - 4:00pm)

Old-time music jamboree. Bring you instrument and your voice or just sit a spell and enjoy the artists.
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Cherokee County Ag Show
Address: Cherokee  
Date: February 9, 2016  (Starts at: 9:00am)

Vendor booths will open at 9:00 AM. ISU Extension and Outreach will offer Private Pesticide Applicator Training at 9:30. A free lunch will be served from noon-1 PM sponsored by area financial institutions. Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, will speak at 2:00 PM.

Contact Cherokee Chamber of Commerce at 712-225-6414 or e-mail info@cherokeeiowachamber.com.
Website: www.cherokeeiowachamber.com

ISU Extension & Outreach- Pesticide Safety Education Program
Address: 200 Victory Drive, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: WITCC
Date: February 9, 2016  (9:30am - 11:30am)

Pesticide Safety Education Program
9:30-11:30 WITCC
In conjunction with Cherokee County Ag Days
Joel DeJong, crops specialist
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Good Times Place- Pot Luck
Contact: Karen Thompson  
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Upper Level
Date: February 11, 2016  (Starts at: 12:00pm)

Good Times Place hosts a Pot Luck every 2nd Thursday of the month. At the Cherokee Community Center- Upper Level at Noon.

Disney's Aladdin Jr. at Cherokee Community Theater
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 12, 2016  (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

All seating is general admission for this production. Tickets can be purchased 60 minutes prior to show times. Adults are $5 and children through HS are FREE.

Quimby Golf Course Annual Soup Supper
Address: Quimby, IA  
Location: Quimby Golf Course
Date: February 13, 2016  (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

Menu includes:
Beef Noodle, Ham and Beans, Chili, Dessert Cake

EVERYONE WELCOME

Free Will Donation

Disney's Aladdin Jr. at Cherokee Community Theater
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 13, 2016  (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

All seating is general admission for this production. Tickets can be purchased 60 minutes prior to show times. Adults are $5 and children through HS are FREE.

Sanford Museum- SMA Program: Iowans Who Fought Against the Union w/ David Connan
Contact: Linda Burkhart  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: February 13, 2016  (7:30pm - 9:00pm)

SMA Program: Iowans Who Fought Against the Union with David Connon
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Aurelia United Methodist Church Public Breakfast
Phone: 712-434-5994
Address: 31 Valor Rd., Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia United Methodist Church
Date: February 14, 2016  (10:30am - 12:00pm)

You're invited every second Sunday of the month to a breakfast at Aurelia United Methodist Church! Stop over when you are done with church to enjoy the great meal!

Disney's Aladdin Jr. at Cherokee Community Theater
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 14, 2016  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)

All seating is general admission for this production. Tickets can be purchased 60 minutes prior to show times. Adults are $5 and children through HS are FREE.

Aurelia Commercial Club Kick-Off Dinner
Address: 235 Main Street, Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Community Center
Date: February 18, 2016  (Starts at: 5:30pm)

$15/person

Broasted chicken, broasted pork chop, garlic mashed potatoes, sweet and sour green beans, roll, peaches and cream salad, pasta salad, lemonade and coffee.

Call in reservation to Cindy Krause at 6PM at 712-434-5895 by Monday, February 8.

Come and congratulate Citizen of the Year recipients Pastor Larry and Marge Lemke as they are honored during the dinner.

Cherokee County's Pheasants Forever 30th Annual Banquet
Contact: Tim Haupert
Address: Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: WITCC Conference Center
Date: February 19, 2016  (Starts at: 5:30pm)

Doors open at 5:30pm, Dinner at 6:00pm, Program at 7:00pm


3rd Annual Father-Daughter Dance
Contact: Cherokee Parks and Recreation
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 19, 2016  (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

"An Evening in Paris"

Cost is $5 per person, open to fathers and daughters of all ages.

Register at www.cherokeeiowa.net by February 18th.
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Night Skiing at Redtail Ridge
Contact: Laura  
Phone: 712-225-6709
Address: South on C44 just off HWY 59, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Redtail Ridge
Date: February 19, 2016  (7:00pm - 8:00pm)

Location: Redtail Ridge is located south of Cherokee on C44, just off of Hwy 59 south

Information: Wear your favorite headlamp or ski this 1.5 mile loop by moonlight. This program will begin in the parking lot. Dress in layers. Need equipment? It’s free! Please let Laura know if you need equipment by February 17th. Program will be cancelled due to lack of snow or hazardous weather conditions.


To register for a program, please contact Laura by calling 712-225-6709 or emailing cccblaura@gmail.com. Visit us on Facebook for more up-to-date information. Program dates, times, content, and location are subject to change.

https://www.facebook.com/CherokeeCCB/?fref=ts
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Aurelia Golf Club Annual Membership Drive
Phone: 712-434-5498
Address: 601 Valor Rd., Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Golf Club
Date: February 20, 2016  (Starts at: 5:00pm)

Join us for our annual 'Booze & Dues'

Pay your membership, either full or half (1/2 membership includes a check dated July1, 2016 for the remaining balance) and also select the committees on which you would like to serve, and enjoy cards, snacks and drinks with friends.
2 free drinks with every paid membership.

New this year: We want you back!!!
If you know someone who WAS a member of Aurelia Golf Club but has not rejoined in the past five years (since 2011), please invite him or her to join again at the first year membership rate. That's right, we want them back and they get a great discount for rejoining. Spread the word!
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Country Cruisers Dance Club
Contact: Pam Cronin
Phone: 712-436-2299
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level
Date: February 20, 2016  (7:30pm - 11:00pm)

Country Cruisers Dance Club is hosting an open dance Saturday, January 16th at the Cherokee Community Center-lower level from 7:30-11:00 pm. R&R Music will be spinning the tunes for the evening. Dance lesson at 9:00. Bring your own beverage and a snack to share if you so desire.

Contact person: Pam Cronin 436-2299 check us out at: Cherokee Country Cruisers on facebook

Quimby United Methodist Church Ham Dinner
Address: Quimby, IA  
Location: Quimby Community Center
Date: February 21, 2016  (11:00am - 1:00pm)

Quimby United Methodist Church invites you to our Ham Dinner Sunday, February 21st at 11:00AM-1:00PM at the Quimby Community Center.

MENU: Ham, Cheesy Potatoes, Vegetables, Salad, Roll & Dessert.

Freewill Offering

ISU Extension & Outreach- Make Ahead Freezer Meals
Contact: Mary Tuttle  
Phone: 712-225-6196
Address: 206 E Indian Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Middle School- FCS room
Date: February 21, 2016  (1:30pm - 5:00pm)

Make ahead Freezer Meals
Cherokee Middle School FCS room
1:30-5 pm cost: $40
Kids and parents are welcome to make these meals together
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Aurelia St. Paul Lutheran Church Sweetheart Spaghetti Supper
Address: Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church
Date: February 21, 2016  (Starts at: 5:00pm)

There will be 2 meal seatings-
5:00PM before the jazz performances and
7:00PM after jazz performances
Jazz entertainment will begin at approximately 6:00PM

at St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall

Menu: Spagehetti with choice of marinara-meat sauce or chicken alfredo sauce, garlic bread, lettuce salad and ice cream brownie sundae.

Entertainment:
Alta-Aurelia Jazz Band and
Alta-Aurelia Jazz Choir

Babysitting available at the church with light supper served to the children.

Tickets $12.00 individual and $20 couple.

Advance tickets available from high school students or LYF leaders or call the church at 712-434-2331.

Proceeds for LCMS National Youth Gathering July 2016!

Sanford Museum- Coffee with the Curators-Copy
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: February 23, 2016  (10:00am - 11:00am)

Join Museum staff to discuss items at the Museum!

Cherokee Blood Drive at Community Center
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 23, 2016  (12:00pm - 5:30pm)

Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org

Marcus Library- Coffee, Crafts & Conversation
Contact: Beth
Phone: 712-376-2328
Address: 106 N Locust Street, Marcus, IA 51035  
Location: Marcus Public Library
Date: February 24, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

“Coffee, Crafts & Conversation” every Wednesday at 1:00 at the Marcus Public Library. Bring a knitting, sewing or other craft to work on.

ISU Extension & Outreach- Babysitting Clinic
Contact: Mary Tuttle  
Phone: 712-225-6196
Address: 209 Centennial Drive, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee County Extension
Date: February 26, 2016  (8:30am - 3:30pm)

Babysitting Clinic for students already completed 5th grade and up
8:30-3:30 pm Cherokee County Extension
Cost---$10
Pre-register by calling 225-6196
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Marcus Fair Board- Vegas Night
Address: Marcus, IA  
Date: February 27, 2016  (6:30pm - 10:30pm)


The Marcus Community Fair Board is excited to announce we are bringing back Vegas Night! Saturday, February 27th, please join us for an evening of dining, games and fun. Kim Means will be serving up some of her famous burgers.
Schedule for the evening includes:
Meal: 6:30-8:00
Gaming: 7:30-midnight
Pinnacle tournament: 7:30-10:30

Tickets are $20, which includes your burger bar meal and either $5 in chips or your entry into the pinnacle tournament. All fair board members have tickets but if you aren’t familiar with who is on the board, feel free to contact:
Jill Alesch 229-7668
Jayme Skadeland 229-6175
Nicki Busch 229-1644

Sanford Museum- Public Planetarium Show
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: February 28, 2016  (2:00pm - 3:00pm)


Cherokee Symphony Mid-Winter Concert
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: February 28, 2016  (4:00pm - 6:00pm)

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