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      1Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
Begins: March 1, 2017
Ends: March 1, 2017

This free will take place at Orchard Park in Independence from 1:00-3:30 p.m. Space limited. Registration required by calling (319) 334-7161. For details visit http://www.extension.iastate.edu/buchanan/news/free-fruit-tree-pruning-workshop

Palmer amaranth: FREE Workshop
Palmer amaranth: FREE Workshop
Begins: March 1, 2017
Ends: March 1, 2017

Learn to identify and manage this new threat! Wednesday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Heartland Acres Event Center. To register call (319) 334-7161. For more details visit: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/buchanan/news/palmer-amaranth-free-workshop

2Free RADON Workshop
Free RADON Workshop
Begins: March 2, 2017
Ends: March 2, 2017

Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach has partnered with Buchanan County Environmental Health to offer a FREE public RADON workshop. Registration Required by calling the Buchanan County Extension office at 319-334-7161.

Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

3Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

4OBOI: Book Discussions @ IPL
OBOI: Book Discussions @ IPL
Begins: March 4, 2017
Ends: March 4, 2017

Saturday, March 4
OBOI: Book Discussion
Darla Miller will facilitate the discussion of the One Book One Independence selection Arrowood beginning at 10:00 am at the Independence Public Library. Poignant and lyrical, author Laura McHugh ‘s haunting novel is about a young woman’s return to her childhood home in southeast Iowa – and her encounter with the memories and family secrets it holds. Multiple copies of the book are available at the library and throughout the community. All are welcome to attend this book discussion in the Community Room. No library card is necessary to attend and no registration is required. For more information about other One Book One Independence programs and more book discussions, please call 319-334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

5Speech Showcase
Speech Showcase
Begins: March 5, 2017
Ends: March 5, 2017

Sunday, March 5
Speech Showcase
Several Independence High School Speech performances will be featured at the Independence Public Library at 1:00 pm in the Community Room. See a variety of large group and individual events performed by our very talented and hard-working teens in the Speech Club. This showcase provides an opportunity for the public to see the students perform their award-winning entries. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the library at 334-2470 or visit the website www.independenceia.org/library.

6LEGO Night
LEGO Night
Begins: March 6, 2017
Ends: March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6
LEGO Night
All ages are invited to the library to create and build with Legos! The Independence Public Library will host LEGO Night @ the Library from 5:00-7:00 pm. Participants will have an opportunity to build their own creation and, if desired, follow the theme for our challenge project. Legos will be provided by the library so please do not bring your own. No library cards are necessary and registration is not required. For more information, please call the library at 334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Come and See Healing Service
Come and See Healing Service
Begins: May 16, 2016
Ends: N/A

Weekly Healing Service-Come and See- Mondays at 2:00pm

St. James' Episcopal Church

202 2nd Ave NE

Independence, IA

50644

7Games & Goodies
Games & Goodies
Begins: March 7, 2017
Ends: March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7
Games and Goodies
Adults are invited to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in the Community Room of the Independence Public Library and take part in a friendly game of cards, dominoes, Scrabble, or other game. Light refreshments will be served. Games & Goodies meets the first and third Tuesday of each month from 1:00-3:00 pm. No library card is necessary to attend this free social event. For more information, stop in or call the library at 334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library

Windows 10 Class
Windows 10 Class
Begins: March 7, 2017
Ends: March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7
Windows 10: Browsing & Cortana
The Independence Public Library will offer a Windows 10 class from 6:30-8:00 pm. Instructor Ryan Decker from Independence Light and Power, Telecommunications will focus on Cortana and browsing tips. The class is free and open to the public. Registration is required and participants are encouraged to bring their charged device to class. For more information about this and other computer classes offered, contact the library at 319-334-2470 or visit the website www.independenceia.org/library.

8 9OBOI: Author Visit, Laura McHugh
OBOI: Author Visit, Laura McHugh
Begins: March 9, 2017
Ends: March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9
OBOI: Author Visit, Laura McHugh
The Independence Public Library is proud to host Laura McHugh, the author of this year’s One Book One Independence selection, Arrowood. As with her award-winning debut novel, The Weight of Blood, Arrowood is a thrilling novel in which nothing is as it seems, and in which our longing for the past can take hold of the present in insidious and haunting ways. Both of her books will be for sale and signing following the presentation. Free and open to the public, the presentation begins at 6:30 pm in the Community Room. For more information about this and other OBOI programs, call the library at 319-334-2470, visit www.independenceia.org/library, or find us on Facebook.

Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

10Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

11Bat Demo Day
Bat Demo Day
Begins: March 11, 2017
Ends: March 11, 2017

A representative from Decker Sports will be on hand on Saturday, March 11th from 9am- 12noon with a variety of Louisville & DeMarini bats for you to try out in the cages at River'sEDGE. True meaning of try it before you buy it!! ONE DAY ONLY- Save $25-$100 on Bats and $10- $30 on Bags!! Bring a Friend!!

12 13OBOI: Book Discussion @ IPL
OBOI: Book Discussion @ IPL
Begins: March 13, 2017
Ends: March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13
OBOI: Book Discussion
Kathy Kitner will facilitate the discussion of the One Book One Independence selection Arrowood beginning at 5:00 pm at the Independence Public Library. Poignant and lyrical, author Laura McHugh ‘s haunting novel is about a young woman’s return to her childhood home in southeast Iowa – and her encounter with the memories and family secrets it holds. Multiple copies of the book are available at the library and throughout the community. All are welcome to attend this book discussion in the Community Room. No library card is necessary to attend and no registration is required. For more information about other One Book One Independence programs and more book discussions, please call 319-334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Quilting Art
Quilting Art
Begins: March 13, 2017
Ends: March 13, 2017

Independence Area Women's Connection affiliated with Stonecroft will be presenting Quilting Art at the Buttermilk Cafe starting at 6:30 pm.

Quilting by Maud Bently.  Vocals by Abby Wiley.

"Who Is Your Best Friend?" by Linda Sill, a former teacher speaking on the importance of having a true friend.

More info & Reservations: Contact Judy @ (319) 493-8101

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Come and See Healing Service
Come and See Healing Service
Begins: May 16, 2016
Ends: N/A

Weekly Healing Service-Come and See- Mondays at 2:00pm

St. James' Episcopal Church

202 2nd Ave NE

Independence, IA

50644

14 15 16Eyewear Trunk Show
Eyewear Trunk Show
Begins: March 16, 2017
Ends: March 16, 2017

Advanced Family Eye Care is holding a trunk show from 1:00 - 6:00 pm.

30% off Complete Pair (Frames and Lenses)

Nike, Kate Spade, Timberland, Tura, Isaac Mizrahi plus many more!

Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

17Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

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19 20OBOI: The Magic of Our Memories
OBOI: The Magic of Our Memories
Begins: March 20, 2017
Ends: March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20
OBOI: The Magic of Our Memories
Mary Kay Shanley will present “The Magic of Our Memories” at the Independence Public Library at 6:30 pm as part of the One Book One Independence (OBOI) programming related to Arrowood, by Laura McHugh. Arrowood is a powerful novel that examines the ways in which our lives are shaped by memory. Shanley will discuss the importance of our memories, delighting in the commonality we share, and ways of interpreting the past – through oral histories, storytelling and journalizing. “The Magic of Our Memories” has been funded by Humanities Iowa, a private, non-profit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is free and open to the public. For more information about this and other OBOI programs for all ages, call the library at 319-334-2470, visit www.independenceia.org/library, or find us on Facebook.

Come and See Healing Service
Come and See Healing Service
Begins: May 16, 2016
Ends: N/A

Weekly Healing Service-Come and See- Mondays at 2:00pm

St. James' Episcopal Church

202 2nd Ave NE

Independence, IA

50644

21Independence Farmers Market Vendor Meeting
Independence Farmers Market Vendor Meeting
Begins: March 21, 2017
Ends: March 21, 2017

Location: Pizza Ranch (Independence) Meeting Room
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Questions Contact: Sarah Kielly, Local Foods Coordinator at (319) 334-7161 or skielly@iastate.edu

Games & Goodies
Games & Goodies
Begins: March 21, 2017
Ends: March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21
Games and Goodies
Adults are invited to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in the Community Room of the Independence Public Library and take part in a friendly game of cards, dominoes, Scrabble, or other game. Light refreshments will be served. Games & Goodies meets the first and third Tuesday of each month from 1:00-3:00 pm. No library card is necessary to attend this free social event. For more information, stop in or call the library at 334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

22 23Winter Webinar Series: Growing Together
Winter Webinar Series: Growing Together
Begins: March 23, 2017
Ends: March 23, 2017

6PM-8PM @ Heartland Acres (Theater) - Independence

Master Gardener Sponsored webinar. FREE to anyone wishing to attend! Topics: January: Donation & Small-Space Gardens February: Impact Matters March: Growing & Harvesting Vegetables

iPad Class: iTunes, App Store, Safari
iPad Class: iTunes, App Store, Safari
Begins: March 23, 2017
Ends: March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23
iPad Class: iTunes, App Store, Safari
Learn more about your iPad in this class from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Community Room at the Independence Public Library. Instructor Judd Taylor, from Independence Light and Power, Telecommunications, will discuss iTunes and introduce participants to some of the more common productivity apps. He will also demonstrate efficient web browsing with Safari and show how to create book marks for websites. All are welcome to attend library programs and classes; no library card is necessary. Registration is required. Please stop in or call 334-2470 to register or email iplprograms@gmail.com.

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Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

24OBOI: Teen Murder Mystery
OBOI: Teen Murder Mystery
Begins: March 24, 2017
Ends: March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24
OBOI: Teen Murder Mystery
During this fun “Murder Mystery” evening, teens and tweens can play detective, accomplice, or murderer at the Independence Public Library beginning at 5:00 pm after the library closes. Participants can choose to be a part of the mystery or sit back and try to figure it out. As the evening progresses, secrets will be revealed, motives exposed, and sleuthing skills will be put to the test. Kate Miller will lead the evening’s events. No registration is necessary for this OBOI 2017 event. For more information, please call 319-334-2470, email iplprograms@gmail.com, visit the website www.independenceia.org/library, or find us on Facebook.

Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

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26OBOI: Tour of Homes
OBOI: Tour of Homes
Begins: March 26, 2017
Ends: March 26, 2017

Saturday, March 26
OBOI: Tour of Historic Homes
Tour some of the beautiful homes in Independence as part of the One Book One Independence (OBOI) programming at the Independence Public Library. The OBOI 2017 book selection Arrowood, by Laura McHugh, features ornate and grand historical houses that line the Mississippi River in southern Iowa. The self-guided “Tour of Historic Homes” in Independence will feature five local homes from 1:00-4:00 pm. The library is collaborating with the Buchanan County Historical Society for this opportunity and the Historic Lee Mansion will also be open for tours from 12:00-4:00 pm. No admission will be charged; free-will donations will be accepted. Registration is required for the tour. To reserve your tickets, contact the library at 319-334-2470 or email iplprograms@gmail.com. For more details, please visit www.independenceia.org/library.

27Come and See Healing Service
Come and See Healing Service
Begins: May 16, 2016
Ends: N/A

Weekly Healing Service-Come and See- Mondays at 2:00pm

St. James' Episcopal Church

202 2nd Ave NE

Independence, IA

50644

28OBOI: Book Discussions @ IPL
OBOI: Book Discussions @ IPL
Begins: March 28, 2017
Ends: March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28
Book Discussion @ IPL
The Rosie Project will be the topic of the book discussion at the Independence Public Library this month. The international bestselling romantic comedy by Graeme Simsion is “bursting with warmth, emotional depth, and…humor,” (Entertainment Weekly) and features the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he seeks true love. Multiple copies of the book are now available for check out at the library and on the nooks. All are welcome to attend one of the book discussions at 2:00 pm or 6:30 pm in the Community Room. For more information, please call 319-334-2470 or visit www.independenceia.org/library.

29 30Rhyme Time
Rhyme Time
Begins: July 11, 2013
Ends: N/A

Independence Public Library at 9:30am

31OBOI: IPL Night at the Theater
OBOI: IPL Night at the Theater
Begins: March 31, 2017
Ends: March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31
OBOI: IPL Night at the Theater
As part of the One Book One Independence reading campaign of Arrowood by Laura McHugh, the Independence Public Library has purchased the Friday night tickets for the public to the River Arts Theater (RATS) production at the First Presbyterian Church. “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of a Murder Mystery” will be performed Friday, March 31st at 7:00 pm. Admission is free and provided by the library Friday night only, but tickets are necessary. To reserve your complimentary tickets, (no more than 5 per person), please stop in the library, call @ 319-334-2470, or email iplrooms@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.independenceia.org/library.

Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Hotdog Fridays!!!!
Begins: August 16, 2013
Ends: N/A

Join the St. James Episcopal Church every Friday at noon for free hot dogs!!  Free will donations will be accepted.

 
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