SATURDAY-MONDAY, MAY 28-30
CLARION - Heartland Museum, 119 9th Street SW & Hwy 3 in Clarion, will be open with special hours for Memorial Day weekend – Saturday., Sunday, & Monday May 28th, 29th and 30th will be from 12 Noon until 3PM. New expanded summer hours will be Monday-Saturday 10:00 AM-3PM beginning May 31st. Admission prices remain the same as last year. Enjoy Big Bud, thousands of toys, antiques tractors and buggies and the popular street scapes. For more information, contact the museum at 515-602-6000.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
RENWICK - The annual Donkey Daze in Renwick will be held Saturday, June 4th beginning at 7:30 AM with a Pancake Breakfast and ending with the Alumni Reunion/Banquet begining at 5:00 PM. There will be lots of entertainment in between including Kiddie and Regular parades, volleyball tournament, games, rides and more. For more information, call 515-890-9920.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH
AMES - Informed Choice of Iowa is sponsoring the Walk For Life event to be held on Saturday, June 4th at Brookside Park in Ames. A pancake breakfast will be held from 7:30 - 10:30AM and the walk begins at 9AM with check-in beginning at 8:30 AM. Register online at IowaWalkForLife.org.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
ROWAN - Rowan Fun Day is Saturday, June 4th & will open early with a 5K Walk/Run at 8 a.m. & a Lion’s Pancake Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 AM. Events will be at the old schoolhouse on Broadway & United Church of Rowan between Broadway & Pesch. Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pull, tug of war, antique cars, tractor rides, live music & much more! Contact Lennea Groom at firstname.lastname@example.org. For the 5K race, contact Katie Meyer at 319-350-9206. For the Belt Sander Races, contact Bernie Ketchum at email@example.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
STORY CITY - Story City will celebrate its annual Scandinavian Days festival June 3rd through June 5th, with the parade on June 4th at 10:00 AM. Volunteers are needed for KJYL participation in this parade. Please call Jay or Melodee at 515-448-4588 to volunteer. Your participation is appreciated!
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 3-5
FORT DODGE - The 42nd Annual Frontier Days Celebration will be held in Fort Dodge Friday through Sunday, June 3rd, 4th and 5th. There will be food, games, live music, museum attractions, Buckskinners and lots more - fun for everyone! You can find the schedule of events at frontierdaysfortdodge.com/event-schedule/
SATURDAY, JUNE 11
KANAWHA - Kanawha Christian School is having an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 11th. Food will be served from 5-7 pm at the Kanawha Fire Station. Be sure to bring your family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy maidrites, potato salad, chips, and homemade ice cream.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11
CALLENDER - The Callender City Wide Garage Sale Day, sponsored by Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, will be held Saturday, June 11th. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church will be participating from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM with proceeds going to Missions. Lunch and refreshments will also be served. Any questions call Jo 515-548-3479
SATURDAY, JUNE 11
JEWELL - The annual Jewell Jubilee celebration includes a parade on Saturday, June 11th at 10:00 AM. Volunteers are needed for KJYL participation in this parade. Call Jay or Melodee at 515-448-4588 to volunteer. Your participation is appreciated!
TUESDAY, JUNE 14
FORT DODGE - First Covenant Church in Fort Dodge is pleased to present the Gospel Family “The Browns” on Tuesday, June 14th at 7:00 PM. June 14th is also Flag Day, and a Flag Presentation by the VFW will be held at 6:00 PM followed by the FCC Praise Team at 6:30 PM. Seating is limited and tickets are available through the church office. Please call 515-955-3528 for details.
SUNDAY THRU THURSDAY, JUNE 12-16
FORT DODGE - This year's VBS, Barnyard Roundup, will be held Sunday, June 12th through Thursday, June 16th at St Paul Lutheran Church, 1217 4th Avenue South in Fort Dodge from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. Call the church office for more information, or to volunteer to help. 515-955-7285.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18
EAGLE GROVE - Music Director Justin Schwake is once again looking for members of the community to play in the Community Band for SummerFest on Saturday, June 18th in Eagle Grove. Rehearsals are Tuesdays, June 7th and 14th at 7:00 PM in the Eagle Grove High School Band Room. Contact Justin at firstname.lastname@example.org
MONDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 13-17
POMEROY - Vacation Bible School "Team Jesus" for PreK-6th Grade will be held Monday through Friday, June 13th-17th from 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM at Pomeroy Evangelical Covenant Church just north of Pomeroy. Transportation is available and you can register online at pcovenant.com. For more information, call 712-359-7706.
TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY, JUNE 7,15 AND 16
EAGLE GROVE/GOLDFIELD/BELMOND - The Wright County Adult Health Clinics for June will be Tuesday, June 7th at the Eagle Grove Senior Center from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM for the Blood Pressure & Health Education and 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM for the Foot Clinic. On Wednesday, June 15th, a Blood Pressure & Health Education Clinic will be from 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM at the Goldfield Legion Building. On Thursday, June 16th, a Blood Pressure and Foot Clinic will be from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM at the Belmond Community Apartments. For more information, call Kathy Nicholls at 515-532-3461.
MONDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 13-19
CLARION - Heartland Museum in Clarion continues their summer schedule, Monday-Saturday from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, but will be open on Sunday, June 19th from 12 Noon - 3:00 PM for Father’s Day – a special gift for a special guy. Walk back through the streets of yesteryear and bring those memories alive at the Heartland Museum in Clarion.
SATURDAY-TUESDAY, JULY 2-5
TWIN LAKES, MANSON - Family Camp at Twin Lakes Bible Camp will be held on Saturday through Tuesday, July 2nd-5th. For more information, visit twinlakesbiblecamp.com
MONDAY, JULY 4TH
HUMBOLDT - Volunteers are needed for KJYL participation in the Humboldt 4th of July parade. Please call Jay or Melodee at 515-448-4588 to volunteer.
THURSDAYS, JUNE 9-JULY21
BLAIRSBURG - MAC Life Church in Blairsburg will be having a women's Bible study on Thursday evenings beginning June 9th and ending July 21st. This study will be held at the MAC Life Church "The Cafe" beginning at 6:00 PM .
SATURDAY, JULY 9
DES MOINES - The 5th Annual Family Leadership Summit – featuring Anne Graham Lotz, T.C. Stallings, Dr. Del Tackett, Bob Vander Plaats and more will be held at Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center (formerly Vets Auditorium), 833 5th Avenue in Des Moines. Doors open at 8AM on Saturday, July 9th with the Summit being from 9AM-6PM. For more information, go to thefamilyleadershipsummit.org
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 7-10
STRATFORD - 10 groups will perform at The Stratford Stride 32nd Annual Bluegrass Festival being held July 7th - 10th, with a parade on Saturday, July 9th at 10:30 AM. Volunteers are needed for KJYL participation. Please call Jay or Melodee at 515-448-4588 to volunteer.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 15-17
TWIN LAKES/MANSON - Twin Lakes Bible Camp, 7718 Twin Lakes Road, Manson, will hold it 60th Anniversary Celebration the weekend of July 15th through 17th. To register, go to twinlakesbiblecamp.com. For more information, call 712-297-7714.
SUNDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 17-22
TWIN LAKES - Challenge Camp for grades 6-8 will be held at Twin Lakes Bible Camp, 7718 Twin Lakes Rd near Manson, from Sunday July 17th through Friday July 22nd with registration beginning at 3:00 PM on Sunday. Speaker will be Brian Schrader, Bible teacher of New Life Academy in Woodbury, MN. For more information visit twinlakesbiblecamp.com
TUESDAY, JULY 19
WEBSTER CITY - Volunteers are needed for KJYL participation in the Hamilton County Fair Parade on July 19th in Webster City. Please call Jay or Melodee at 515-448-4588 to volunteer. Your participation is appreciated!
SUNDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 24-29
TWIN LAKES - Impact Camp for grades 9-12 will be held at Twin Lakes Bible Camp, 7718 Twin Lakes Rd near Manson, from Sunday July 24th through Friday July 29th with registration beginning at 3:00 PM on Sunday. Speaker will be Erik Raymond blogger and Sr. Pastor of Emmaus Bible Church in Omaha, NE. For more information visit twinlakesbiblecamp.com
SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7-10
TWIN LAKES - MANSON - Family Camp at Twin Lakes Bible Camp will be held from Sunday through Wednesday, August 7th-10th. For more information, visit twinlakesbiblecamp.com