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Cherokee Ridge Runner Spring Rendezvous
Contact: David Burcham  
Phone: 712-880-2713
Address: Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Little Sioux Wildlife Area
Starts: April 29, 2016
Ends:  May 1, 2016
Time: (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Public welcome during day 9:00AM- 4:00PM. Featuring Minnesota Jack Sparrow.

All re-enactors from 1740 to 1880's are welcome!



Camping Fee: Primitive-$15, Modern-$20, Range Fee-$15



Potluck meal Saturday night with camp meeting, fundraising auction Saturday.



Limited water and wood.



Hawk & Knife Throw, seventeen shooting events, including in-line muzzleloaders.

Remember- post and pull your own targets on the range. Please bring your own staple gun.

Outlaw Haw Throw (Must have a handle and can be thrown with one hand/ no explosive please)



Rendezvous is held at Little Sioux Wildlife Area, located southwest of Cherokee, Iowa, 5 miles south on Highway 59, turn west onto County Rd. C44, turn South onto River Road, turn east on 590th Street (gravel road), and turn South to entrance to Little Sioux Wildlife Area.



for more information contact: David Burcham at 712-880-2713, Trapper Dave Kremin at 712-272-4691

cherokeeridgerunners@yahoo.com



Dad's Belgian Waffles
Contact: Cherokee Music Boosters
Address: 200 Victory Drive, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Western Iowa Tech Community College
Date: May 1, 2016  (10:30am - 1:30pm)

All you can eat! Serving: waffles, sausage, toppings and beverages.

Located at WIT-CC

$10 in advance/ $12 at the door

Advance tickets may be purchased through the Washington High School Office (225-6755)

or at any of the Cherokee Community School Music Events in March or April!

Cherokee Music Boosters

Proceeds for WHS Choir Robes



Sanford Museum- Country Jammin'
Contact: Linda Burkhart  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: May 1, 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 Symphony Orchestra
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: May 1, 2016  (Starts at: 4:00pm)

Student Concerto Concert

Concerts are held on Sundays at 4:00 PM at the:
Cherokee Community Center
530 West Bluff Street

Admission Fee for individual concerts is $12.00
Season Tickets Available.
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Good Times Place Senior Center- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: May 2, 2016  (Starts at: 10:00am)

Painting Class at 10:00 AM. in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.   Call Dave at 225-2715 or Morgan at 225-6166 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Crafts & Sewing
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 3, 2016  (Starts at: 9:00am)

Crafts and Sewing at 9:00 AM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 3, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.



Aurelia Community Coffee
Contact: Cindy Krause
Phone: 712-434-5895
Address: 235 Main Street, Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Community Center
Date: May 4, 2016  (9:30am - 11:00am)

Every Wednesday from 9:30-11:00AM. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to host a coffee, call Cindy Krause at 434-5895 today and reserve your date to serve!



Wa Tan Ye Salad Luncheon
Address: 127 East Willow, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Presbyterian Church Basement
Date: May 4, 2016  (11:00am - 1:00pm)

Proceeds used for Community Service Projects and Scholarships

For carry-outs, please call 712-229-7946 by 9:00AM



Sanford Museum- NW Chapter Meeting: Darrell Frerichs' Archaeological Collection
Contact: Linda Burkhart  
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Contact Museum for Location
Date: May 4, 2016  (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Contact Sanford Museum for Location


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Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 5, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Wood Carving with Gary Chase
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level
Date: May 5, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

Wood Carving with Gary Chase at 1:00 PM in the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center.  Contact Gary Chase or Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Pinochle Card Club
Contact: Molly
Phone: 712-229-2245
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 6, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

Pinochle Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Molly at 229-2245 for more information. 



Heartland Paint Horse Club Funday
Contact: Kathy Leach
Phone: 712-225-8096
Address: East Beech Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Horse Arena
Date: May 7, 2016  (Starts at: 10:00am)


Supermom Gift Workshop
Contact: Cherokee Public Library
Address: Cherokee, IA 510125  
Location: Cherokee Public Library- Children's Department
Date: May 7, 2016  (10:00am - 12:00pm)

Happening on Saturday, May 7 is a Supermom gift workshop in the children's department. Come in anytime between 10 am - noon and make something fun for that special person (mom, grandma, aunt, friend) in your life!



Mother's Day Brunch at Marcus Golf Course
Contact: Marcus Community Fair Board
Address: 700 S Hwy 143, Marcus, IA 51035  
Location: Marcus Golf Course
Date: May 8, 2016  (8:00am - 1:00pm)

Hosted by Marcus Community Fair Board. Make a date with Mom for a scrumptious Mother's Day Brunch! Individuals 12 and older are $9. Kids 6-11 are $6, and kids 5 and under are FREE!



Good Times Place Senior Center- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: May 9, 2016  (Starts at: 10:00am)

Painting Class at 10:00 AM. in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.   Call Dave at 225-2715 or Morgan at 225-6166 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Crafts & Sewing
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 10, 2016  (Starts at: 9:00am)

Crafts and Sewing at 9:00 AM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 10, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.



Aurelia Community Coffee
Contact: Cindy Krause
Phone: 712-434-5895
Address: 235 Main Street, Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Community Center
Date: May 11, 2016  (9:30am - 11:00am)

Every Wednesday from 9:30-11:00AM. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to host a coffee, call Cindy Krause at 434-5895 today and reserve your date to serve!



Good Times Place Senior Center- Pot Luck
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Upper Level
Date: May 12, 2016  (Starts at: 12:00pm)

Monthly Good Times Place Pot Luck at 12:00 (noon) in the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center.  Bring a dish to share.  Speaker/program by Jim Adamson and Wayne Nafe on the Cherokee Farmers' Market.  Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Wood Carving with Gary Chase
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level
Date: May 12, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

Wood Carving with Gary Chase at 1:00 PM in the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center.  Contact Gary Chase or Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 12, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Pinochle Card Club
Contact: Molly
Phone: 712-229-2245
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 13, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

Pinochle Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Molly at 229-2245 for more information. 



Honoring Cherokee Community School Retirees
Contact: Washington High School
Address: Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Washington High School Commons
Date: May 13, 2016  (3:40pm - 5:00pm)

Retirement Party for: Joyce Bechtel, Patty Beyer, LeeAnn Christensen, Marcia Henke.



Songwriter Showcase
Address: 207 W Main Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: The Gathering Place
Date: May 13, 2016  (Starts at: 8:00pm)

Featuring the music of:

Charlie Leissler, Bridget Durst, Vanessa Ellsbury, Jordan Messerole, and Andy Juhl



Cherokee Annual Flight Breakfast
Contact: Brian Lauck  
Phone: 712-225-2810
Address: 1201 S 2nd Street, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Regional Airport
Date: May 15, 2016  (7:00am - 12:00pm)

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Good Times Place Senior Center- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: May 16, 2016  (Starts at: 10:00am)

Painting Class at 10:00 AM. in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.   Call Dave at 225-2715 or Morgan at 225-6166 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Crafts & Sewing
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 17, 2016  (Starts at: 9:00am)

Crafts and Sewing at 9:00 AM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 17, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.



Aurelia Community Coffee
Contact: Cindy Krause
Phone: 712-434-5895
Address: 235 Main Street, Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Community Center
Date: May 18, 2016  (9:30am - 11:00am)

Every Wednesday from 9:30-11:00AM. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to host a coffee, call Cindy Krause at 434-5895 today and reserve your date to serve!



Good Times Place Senior Center- Craft of the Month
Contact: Janet
Phone: 712-221-0661
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 18, 2016  (Starts at: 10:00am)

Craft of the Month (Yard Stick Tree) at 10:00 AM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Sign up at the Good Times Place Pot Luck on May 12th or call Janet at 221-0661 to sign up and/or for more information.



Cherokee City Wide Clean-Up Day
Contact: Cherokee City Hall
Phone: 712-225-6728
Address: Cherokee, IA 51012  
Date: May 19, 2016

The City of Cherokee is sponsoring a city wide clean-up day on Thursday, May 19, 2016. In order for your items to be picked up, you must contact City Hall (225-5749) no later than Monday, May 16 by 4:30PM to put your name and address on the list. YOU MUST CONTACT US AND GIVE US YOUR ADDRESS IN ORDER FOR YOUR ITEMS TO BE PICKED UP! Appliances and tires can also be picked up but will need a sticker, which may be purchased at City Hall. Appliances will be $7 and tires will be priced according to the size. ONLY STICKERED APPLIANCES AND TIRES WILL BE PICKED UP! The City Council encourages residents to take advantage of this to help you clean up your property. This is a great chance to get your items hauled away and clean up your property, prior to any nuisance citations being issued this spring. Thank you for your cooperation!


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Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 19, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Wood Carving with Gary Chase
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level
Date: May 19, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

Wood Carving with Gary Chase at 1:00 PM in the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center.  Contact Gary Chase or Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Wild Women of Martins Access
Contact: Cherokee County Conservation  
Phone: 712-225-6709
Address: 4578 Marin Access Road, Larrabee, IA 51029  
Location: Martins Access
Starts: May 20, 2016
Ends:  May 21, 2016

The Cherokee County Conservation Board invites women to take the opportunity to socialize, enjoy the outdoors, learn something new, and have fun at Martins Access May 20-21! Join us on Friday evening and stay overnight in one of our modern cabins. Feel free to bring your camper or tent at no extra charge! Can't stay the night? You can join us for the day on Saturday morning.

Activities that may be covered during this event include canoeing Dog Creek, a short frog survey, hiking, searching for and preparing wild edibles, using binoculars, and more!

Participants are encouraged to bring a snack to share on Friday evening as part of the campfire social. Food provided on Saturday includes a wild game option.

The cost for the event is $20.00 per participant. The fee helps to cover the cost of food, lodging, and supplies. Registration for the event is required and space is limited. Please register before 4:30pm on Tuesday, May 17.

To register for the event, please stop by the CCCB office to pick-up a form, e-mail a request to cccblaura@gmail.com, or download it from the website at www.cherokeecountyparks.com. Once registration is received, you will get a confirmation call or e-mail.

Fore more information, contact Laura at the CCCB by calling 712-225-6709 or e-mailing cccblaura@gmail.com. Visit us on Facebook! Our office is located at 629 River Rd in Cherokee.
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Good Times Place Senior Center- Pinochle Card Club
Contact: Molly
Phone: 712-229-2245
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 20, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

Pinochle Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Molly at 229-2245 for more information. 



Good Times Place Senior Center- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: May 23, 2016  (Starts at: 10:00am)

Painting Class at 10:00 AM. in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.   Call Dave at 225-2715 or Morgan at 225-6166 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Crafts & Sewing
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 24, 2016  (Starts at: 9:00am)

Crafts and Sewing at 9:00 AM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 24, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.



Aurelia Community Coffee
Contact: Cindy Krause
Phone: 712-434-5895
Address: 235 Main Street, Aurelia, IA 51005  
Location: Aurelia Community Center
Date: May 25, 2016  (9:30am - 11:00am)

Every Wednesday from 9:30-11:00AM. We look forward to seeing you there! If you would like to host a coffee, call Cindy Krause at 434-5895 today and reserve your date to serve!



Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 26, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Wood Carving with Gary Chase
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level
Date: May 26, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

Wood Carving with Gary Chase at 1:00 PM in the lower level of the Cherokee Community Center.  Contact Gary Chase or Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Pinochle Card Club
Contact: Molly
Phone: 712-229-2245
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 27, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

Pinochle Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Molly at 229-2245 for more information. 



Sanford Museum- Public Planetarium Show
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: May 29, 2016  (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

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Good Times Place Senior Center- Painting Class
Contact: Morgan
Phone: 712-225-6166
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center
Date: May 30, 2016  (Starts at: 10:00am)

Painting Class at 10:00 AM. in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.   Call Dave at 225-2715 or Morgan at 225-6166 for more information.



Good Times Place Senior Center- Crafts & Sewing
Contact: Dave
Phone: 712-225-2715
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 31, 2016  (Starts at: 9:00am)

Crafts and Sewing at 9:00 AM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Dave at 225-2715 for more information.



Coffee with the Curators
Contact: Linda
Phone: 712-225-3922
Address: 117 E Willow, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Sanford Museum
Date: May 31, 2016  (Starts at: 10:00am)

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Good Times Place Senior Center- 500 Card Club
Contact: Becky
Phone: 712-221-3088
Address: 530 W Bluff, Cherokee, IA 51012  
Location: Cherokee Community Center- Lower Level Card Room
Date: May 31, 2016  (Starts at: 1:00pm)

500 Card Club at 1:00 PM in the lower level card room at the Cherokee Community Center.  Call Becky at 221-3088 for more information.