Archive for May, 2010

First United Methodist Church VBS

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 7:03 pm

The Knoxville First United Methodist Church will hold their Vacation Bible School “High Seas Expedition” Sunday, July 25th through Thursday, July 29th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm each day at the church.  Registration forms can be found at the church and are due by Monday, July 5th at the church office.

Pella Quilt Guild Meeting

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:28 pm

Title: Pella Quilt Guild Meeting
Location: 3rd Reformed Church
Description: The Pella Quilt Guild will hold a meeting on Tuesday, June 1st at 7:00 pm in the north lower level room 101 at 3rd Reformed Church. This month’s program will feature a trunk show by Cathy Busch from Waverly. Guests and new members are always welcome. For more information, call 621-3174.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2010-06-01

Pella High Forte Dance Team Parent’s Night Out

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:28 pm

Title: Pella High Forte Dance Team Parent\’s Night Out
Location: Pella High new gym
Description: The Pella High Forte Dance Team is offering a parent’s night out babysitting event on Saturday, June 12th from 5:00 to 8:00 in the new Pella High gym. They will accept all ages potty-trained and up and will have movies, games, reading, and a bounce house. Cost is a free will donation. For more information, call Annie at 780-4421.
Start Time: 17:00
Date: 2010-06-12
End Time: 20:00

Benefit Tractor Ride

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:27 pm

Title: Benefit Tractor Ride
Location: Memorial Hall – Pleasantville
Description: The 2nd Annual Tractor Benefit Ride in Pleasantville will help with the Memorial Hall restoration fund. The festivities begin on Saturday, June 19th at 10:00 with a breakfast at the Memorial Hall. There is a $25 entry fee and a $10 charge for an extra rider. For more information, call 515-313-8414.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2010-06-19

Knoxville Wildlife Adventurers Club Meeting

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:26 pm

Title: Knoxville Wildlife Adventurers Club Meeting
Location: Knoxville Public Library
Description: The Knoxville Wildlife Adventurers Club will be meeting on Saturday, June 5th at 11:00 at the Knoxville Public Library. The meeting will feature black bears, Iowa’s largest predator and there will also be a live black bear cub at the event. For more information, go to www.pellawildlifecompany.org.
Start Time: 11:00
Date: 2010-06-05

Knoxville Elementary PTOs Joining Together

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:25 pm

Title: Knoxville Elementary PTOs Joining Together
Location: West Elementary – Knoxville
Description: The Parent-Teacher Organizations of East, West, and Northstar Elementary school have decided to join forces and become one PTO. The group will meet the first Tuesday of each month, and their first meeting will take place on September 7th at 6:00 pm at West Elementary. For more information, call 828-7616.
Start Date: 2010-09-01
End Date: 2010-09-07

Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:22 pm

Title: Celebration Iowa Singers and Jazz Band
Location: Celebrate Community Church – Knoxville
Description: The Celebration Iowa singers and jazz band will visit Knoxville on Monday, July 19th starting at 7:00 pm at Celebrate Community Church. There will also be a dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 before the show. Cost for the show only is $6 for adults and $3 for kids age 5-12, and the cost of the dinner is $8 for adults and $5 for kids. For more information or tickets, call 842-5749.
Start Time: 16:30
Date: 2010-07-19

Delivering Fire Prevention

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Title: Delivering Fire Prevention
Location: Knoxville
Description: If you order pizza on Wednesday, June 2nd there’s a chance a Knoxville firefighter could deliver your pizza. The firefighters will be delivering Pizza Hut pizza to remind residents of smoke detector safety. The firefighters will be delivering pizza from 6 to 8pm Wednesday.
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2010-06-02
End Time: 20:00

2010 Marion County Master Gardeners’ Tour

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Title: 2010 Marion County Master Gardeners’ Tour
Location: Knoxville
Description: The 2010 Marion County Master Gardeners’ Tour is coming up on Saturday and Sunday, June 5th and 6th. The tour will run from 8:00 to 4:00 on Saturday and 1:00 to 5:00 on Sunday. Cost is a $10 donation to the Marion County Habitat for Humanity. For more information, go to www.extenstion.iastate/edu/marion/yardgarden.
Start Date: 2010-06-05
End Date: 2010-06-06

Plant-A-Wish in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:18 pm

Title: Plant-A-Wish in Knoxville
Location: East Side of Knoxville – Old Maid-Rite
Description: The Plant-A-Wish organization will be visiting Knoxville on Thursday, June 3rd to plant a tree and record footage for their documentary. The event will be held on the east side of town by the old Maid-Rite building. There will also be a post-tree planting party at Peace Tree Brewing Company at 6:30.
Date: 2010-06-03

Knoxville Farmers Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:17 pm

Title: Knoxville Farmers Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays
Location: West Side of Courthouse – Knoxville
Description: The Knoxville Farmer’s Market is now operating for the summer located on the west side of the courthouse in downtown Knoxville. The market includes produce, baked goods, flowers, candies, and much more. The Farmer’s Market is open on Saturdays from 8:00 to noon and Tuesdays from 2:30 to 6:00.
Start Date: 2010-05-31
End Date: 2010-09-18

Knoxville Cross Country Driveway Painting

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 5:16 pm

Title: Knoxville Cross Country Driveway Painting
Location: Knoxville
Description: The Knoxville High School Boys Cross Country Team is conducting their 6th year of the driveway painting fundraiser. The cost is $25 for new customers and $20 for a re-painting. The team will paint a panther head with the words GO PANTHERS on your driveway. For more information, contact Mike Moats at Knoxville High School.
Start Date: 2010-05-31
End Date: 2010-08-31

No Radio Classifieds Memorial Day

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 8:59 am

Due to Memorial Day there will be no Radio Classifieds on KNIA/KRLS

Monday May 31st

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 8:29 am

Birthday Winner: Isaiah Picard

Anniversary Winner: None

Memorial Day Celebration Held in Knoxville

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Today we celebrate Memorial Day, a day to commemorate the men and women who have lost their lives in the United States Military.

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Pella Business Closings, Special Hours for Memorial Day

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Several offices in Pella will be closed Monday in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

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City and County Offices Closed for Memorial Day

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Several Marion County and city of Knoxville offices will be closed today to observe the Memorial Day Holiday.

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Minimal Severe Weather in May Has Been Rare, says Climatologist

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:27 am

It’s been an abnormal early part of the summer for the state in terms of severe weather – or the lack thereof.

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Panther Boys Soccer Advances to the State Tournament

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Knoxville boys soccer team advanced to the state tournament with a victory over Pella on Saturday.

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Pella Christian High School Earns Special Accreditation

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Parents and Administrators at Pella Christian High School are feeling victorious following the recent announcement that the school has been granted special accreditation by the Iowa Department of Education.

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