Community Calendar

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KBOE ,  P.O. Box 380 , Oskaloosa , IA   52577

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October 22
A fundraiser will be held at Papa Murphy's on October 22. Part of the profit for pizzas purchased this day will go towards a mission trip to Africa. 


October 22
Lovilia United Methodist Church will be serving a Soup Supper on Wwednesday, October 22, from 5-7 p.m. at the Lovilia Community Building. Free will offering for the meal.

October 23
Crisis Intervention Services is hosting a Trivia Night FUndraiser at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 23 at On The Green. Price is $120 per team of 8. This includes 10 rounds of trivia, light appetizers, cash bar, and prizes. For more information contact Crisis Intervention Services at 641-673-0336.


October 23
Eddyville Ruritan Club will host a community blood drive from 2- 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 23 at 501 Walnut St. inside the Volunteer Fire Department. To donate, please contact Ottumwa Telerecruitment Department at (800)-452-1097 or visit and use code 5017 to locate the drive.


October 25
Kirkville Community Church will be hosting its 15th Annual Soup Supper on Saturday, October 25, at 4:30 p.m. Free Will Offering for the meal, and the event will include a quilt raffle.

October 25
Albia American Legion Hall is hosting a Welcome Home Soldier Benefit Saturday, Oct. 25. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children 12 & under. A dinner will be held at 5 pm followed by entertainment at 6 pm and an auction at 7 pm. All proceeds benefit the Welcome Home Soldier Monument.

October 25
Eveland Access Campgrounds will be holding its Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 25 from 5-10 p.m. The event will be feature contests and games for children and adults, a costume parade and night hike, and a campground movie showing of Hocus Pocus at 8:30 p.m. 


October 26
Trunk or Treat & Harvest Festival will be held at Central United Methodist Church on Sunday, October 26th from 3 to 5 pm... Wear your costume and join them for treats, games, hotdogs, chips and drinks... There will be face painting, cookie and pumpkin decorating... No admission fee.


October 27-28
Mahaska Health Partnership will be hosting a free Medicare enrollment event on Monday, Oct. 27 and Tuesday, Oct. 28. To make an appointment for this free event, call 641-672-3342.

October 27-31

Free end of the month meals will be held at the St. Paul Congregational UCC at 501 High Ave East. Serving is from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm. No reservations required, no questions asked!

October 28
The Prairie View United Methodist Church will be holding its annual Turkey Supper on Tuesday, October 28. Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. and take-out orders must be placed prior to that time by calling the church at 6451-667-2502. A free will offering will be taken for the meal. 

Sundays now through October
The Blue Zones Project of Oskaloosa will be hosting Fit Family Fun from 4:00-5:00 pm every Sunday from August to October in Oskaloosa's Historic City Square. This program is free to the Oskaloosa Community. For more information, call 641-672-3104. 

November 1
What Cheer Opera House will hold a Country Music Christmas Show Saturday, November 1.

Now Offering:
Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa has squirrel corn and corn shocks for sale. You do the harvesting! Funds from this project sponsor future historic farming efforts at Nelson Pioneer Farm. For more information call 641-672-2989. 

Now offering:
First Church of the Nazarene in Ottumwa-Kids Club now offers a bus ministry to pick up kids or adults on Wednesdays. Service starts at 6:30pm, bus pick up starts at 5:30pm. Call the church for more info at 684-6501.

First Thursday Evening of Each Month:
The Safe Place Suicide Support Group will meet on the first Thursday evening of each month at the Celebrate Church, 1005 N Lincoln in Knoxville. Meetings run from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. This group helps support friends, families, and any loved ones who have lost someone to suicide. For more info call 641-891-5912 or 642-344-5681.

First Thursday Evening of Each Month:
"BINGO" Presented by Eddyville Historical Museum. Held at Eddyville American Legion on Walnut Street 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00. HELD 1st THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH

Tuesdays from March 11th to April 1
Pella Regional Health Center Prenatal classes will be held on Tuesdays from March 11th to April 1st from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the conference room at Pella Regional Health Center. Cost is $47. Visit or call 641-621-BABY for more information.

Alzheimer's Support Group will be meeting the 2nd Thursday of every month in the Mahaska Health Partnership Board Room (entrance #2) at 7pm. Call 641-673-3881 for more information.

Bereaved Parents Support Group will meet on the 1st Tuesday of every month in the Mahaska Health Partnership Board Room (entrance #2) at 7pm. 

Adult Grief Support Group meets the 1st Wednesday of every month from 1 to 2pm in the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Conference Room (entrance #6).

MS Support Group Meets the Saturday following the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 10am in the Mahaska Health Partnership's Education Center A (entrance #2). Call 641-295-2030 for more information.

Diabetes WISE Classes are an educational course designed to improve the health and well-being of people with diabetes. Classes are offered on an as-needed basis; pre-registration is required. Call 641-672-3422 for more information.

Diabetes Support Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month in the Mahaska Health Partnership Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3). Attendance is free but registration is requested

The Oskaloosa Public Library is now accepting donations of new and gently used Legos for our Lego Club. Lego Club is for kindergarten through fifth graders and meets the first Tuesday of every month.

Oskaloosa Chapter of Men With Vision meets every 3rd Saturday of the month at 7:30 am, at the Community Center at 813 15th Ave East, in Oskaloosa... Praying, Practicing, and Promoting Missions... For more information call 641-891-8128

Pella Regional Health Center will hold an Adult Grief Support Group with Coffee, Conversation and Comfort on the 2nd Tuesday of month, from 9:30 to 10:30 am in the Lower Level of Comfort House... No reservation is necessary and this event is free and open to the public.

The Pella Regional Health Center Adult Grief Support Group "Moms with Hope" will be held the 2nd Monday of month at 7 pm in the Lower Level of Comfort House