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6/27/2022
 -1/29/2024
NAMI Southwest Iowa Peer Connections Group

NAMI Peer Connections Group is a peer-led support group for any adult facing mental health struggles. In person very Monday at 12:00pm (noon) at First United Methodist Church (back door) Harlan, Iowa
 

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6/30/2022
 -1/25/2024
NAMI Southwest Iowa Peer Connections Group (virtual) Thursdays at 6:30pm

NAMI Peer Connections Group is a peer-led support group for any adult facing mental health struggles.
 

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8/18/2022
Adult Pinterest Night - Candle Making - Elk Horn Public Library

Thursday, August 18, 6:30 pm. Elk Horn Public Library, 2027 Washington Street, Elk Horn. 

Rescheduled date! Learn how to create and take home your own custom scented candle with the Audubon-owned company, Smudge. $15 per person. Space is limited. Please contact the library to register 712-764-2013. 

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8/18/2022
Summer Snack Program - Harlan Community Library

Snack will be served on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Harlan Community Library, 718 Court Street, Harlan, between 10:00-11:00am. No sign-up required. A USDA program. Free for kids 18 and under. Children need healthy food all year long to flourish and achieve their highest ambitions!

There will be sit down facilities available.

For more information: https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-food-service-program?fbclid=IwAR0jMSxOsjvHULGkSuFeFmxXS17xSoULG4Ks5BBmSxmsSjGa-_qI8T18-Ls#SummerFoodRocks

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8/18/2022
Economic Recovery Support Function Table Top Exercise (TTX) Invitation

Shelby County Emergency Management will be conducting an Economic Recovery Support Function Table Top exercise on Thursday, August 18th at the C.G. Therkildsen Center 706 Victoria Street, Harlan.  The event will start at 1:00 pm and should be completed by 3:30 pm.  Lunch will be served.

This will be an important event to help us pre-plan a response.  Please consider attending.  If you have questions, or need more information, please contact Alex Londo at (712) 755-5160 or alondo@shco.org
 

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8/18/2022
Roar Into Harlan Car & Bike Night - Harlan

Every third Thursday, May through September on the Historic Downtown Square in Harlan, 6 - 9 pm. Live entertainment, food, fun, and prizes.

For additional information and weather related notices, please check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RoarIntoHarlanBikeNightOnTheSquare
 

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8/18/2022
Roar into Harlan Kids' Night - Sponsored by SCSB

Kids’ Night is August 18 from 6 - 8 p.m. on the Downtown Harlan Square featuring bounce houses, a petting zoo, face painting, train rides, popcorn, and lemonade.  Free for all kids to enjoy!  Sponsored by SCSB
 

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8/19/2022
Elk Horn Public Library - Outdoor Movies in the Park

Elk Horn Public Library will be hosting Outdoor Movies in the Park, Elk Horn City Park, which will begin at dusk.

Don't forget your blankets and chairs 

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8/19/2022
Ribbon Cutting - West Central Community Action/Shelby County Outreach

Friday, August 19, 10 am. West Central Community - Shelby County Outreach, 1017 7th Street, Harlan.

You are invited to stop by and check out the location on 7th Street and meet the staff. 

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8/20/2022
2022 Shelby County Speedway

Racing every Saturday night in Harlan. For complete information on races, please check out their website: http://www.racescs.com/.

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8/21/2022
Ice Cream Social and Meeting at Carstens Farmstead

An old- fashioned ice cream social is planned for Sunday, August 21, 2022 at Carstens 1880 Farmstead near Shelby.  This will be a family friendly event for all ages.  The ice cream social will begin at 4 and conclude at 6 p.m. ​A community meeting to plan for the upcoming 40th Annual Carstens Farm Days will take place following the ice cream social at 6 p.m. The Board of Directors is hosting the meeting for all Carstens 1880 Farmstead members as well as interested members of the public.  
 



 

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8/22/2022
OWLS: Older Wiser Learning Seniors - Harlan Senior Center

Join us in August, 12 pm, for a lively discussion on the "What is Classical Music".

Our OWLS program is an educational program for seniors and is presented at the Harlan Senior Center. 

The program is free and open to seniors of the community.

For those who would like to eat at the Senior Center during the program, please contact the Senior Center at 755-2757 at least 2 days in advance.

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8/23/2022
Facilities Improvement Campaign - Community Pride, Informational Meetings

This is your opportunity to come, listen, get educated and ask questions about the bond including what will be improved at the schools and also how the bond will affect you.
  • Monday, July 18. Westphalia Klubhaus, 6 pm.
  • Monday, August 1. Defiance Smitty Fuel & Food, 6:30 pm.
  • Tuesday, August 2. Panama Byrd’s backroom, 6 pm.
  • Thursday, August 11. Portsmouth Club 191, 7 pm.
  • Tuesday, August 23. Harlan First United Methodist Church, 7 pm.
  • Wednesday, August 24. Troy’s Bar & Grill at 6:30PM
  • Monday, September 12. Harlan First United Methodist Church, 7 pm.

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8/23/2022
Tech Time - Harlan Community Library

Tuesdays, 3 pm. Harlan Community Library, 718 Court Street, Harlan. 

Stop by the library for all your technical problem solving.

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8/23/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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8/23/2022
Book Worms Youth Volunteers

Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm. Harlan Community Library, 718 Court Street, Harlan. 

Book worms is a volunteer program for youth in the community. It’s a great way to get service hours and help your library!

Volunteers will help in the Children’s Area of the library doing age-appropriate tasks. A snack will be provided.

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8/23/2022
Iowa Community Kitchen - Harlan

Every Tuesday, 4 - 6 pm, First Baptist Church, 1325 Chatburn Avenue, Harlan. Cost is $5 per meal. Children 15 years and younger - free. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend, bring a friend.


The Iowa Community Kitchen is looking for individuals/businesses/organizations to sponsor a meal or to volunteer. 

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8/24/2022
Facilities Improvement Campaign - Community Pride, Informational Meetings

This is your opportunity to come, listen, get educated and ask questions about the bond including what will be improved at the schools and also how the bond will affect you.
  • Monday, July 18. Westphalia Klubhaus, 6 pm.
  • Monday, August 1. Defiance Smitty Fuel & Food, 6:30 pm.
  • Tuesday, August 2. Panama Byrd’s backroom, 6 pm.
  • Thursday, August 11. Portsmouth Club 191, 7 pm.
  • Tuesday, August 23. Harlan First United Methodist Church, 7 pm.
  • Wednesday, August 24. Troy’s Bar & Grill at 6:30PM
  • Monday, September 12. Harlan First United Methodist Church, 7 pm.

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8/24/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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8/25/2022
Hike Night - Prairie Rose State Park, Harlan

Thursday, August 25, 7 pm. Hike Night, Prairie Rose State Park. Meet behind campsite 85. 

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8/25/2022
Status On Bedstemor's House - Elk Horn

Thursday, August 25, 12 pm. Bring your lunch and join us in person for our free monthly speaker series featuring David Lawrence, who has been working on the repainting of Bedstemor’s House.

We hope to see as many of you!

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8/25/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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8/25/2022
Adult Creative Writing Group - Harlan Community Library

Thursday, August 25, 5 - 6 pm. Harlan Community Library, 718 Court Street, Harlan. 

Come join a group of other adults who also enjoy to write and boost your writing skills. The monthly sessions will combine peer reviews, writing exercises and even guest speakers. This program is free and open to the public.

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8/26/2022
 -8/28/2022
Beyond BOW (Becoming an Outdoors Woman) -Women, Water, and Wine

Friday, August 26, 1 pm through Sunday, August 28, 1 pm. Beyond BOW (Becoming an Outdoors Woman) - Women, Water, and Wine, will be held between Nishna Bend and Prairie Rose. Hopefully on the river, if the water isn't too low. 

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8/26/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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8/27/2022
2022 Shelby County Speedway

Racing every Saturday night in Harlan. For complete information on races, please check out their website: http://www.racescs.com/.

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8/29/2022
Blood Drive - Myrtue Medical Center, Harlan

Monday, August 29, 8 - 2 pm. Myrtue Medical Center Auble Room, 1213 Garfield Avenue, Harlan.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Ruth at 755-4316. 

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8/30/2022
Tech Time - Harlan Community Library

Tuesdays, 3 pm. Harlan Community Library, 718 Court Street, Harlan. 

Stop by the library for all your technical problem solving.

more info...
8/30/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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8/30/2022
Book Worms Youth Volunteers

Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm. Harlan Community Library, 718 Court Street, Harlan. 

Book worms is a volunteer program for youth in the community. It’s a great way to get service hours and help your library!

Volunteers will help in the Children’s Area of the library doing age-appropriate tasks. A snack will be provided.

more info...
8/30/2022
Iowa Community Kitchen - Harlan

Every Tuesday, 4 - 6 pm, First Baptist Church, 1325 Chatburn Avenue, Harlan. Cost is $5 per meal. Children 15 years and younger - free. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend, bring a friend.


The Iowa Community Kitchen is looking for individuals/businesses/organizations to sponsor a meal or to volunteer. 

more info...
8/31/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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8/31/2022
5 O'Clock Somewhere Book Club - Harlan Community Library

Wednesday, August 31, 7 - 9 pm. Harlan Community Library, 718 Court Street, Harlan. 

Kick back and relax with this easy going group. Each month we choose a new book to read. It can range from historical fiction, thriller or just warm and cozy. The book club meets at 7pm generally the last Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in joining the club please contact the library director for location details at info@harlanlibrary.org or 755-5934.

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9/1/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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9/2/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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9/6/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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9/6/2022
Iowa Community Kitchen - Harlan

Every Tuesday, 4 - 6 pm, First Baptist Church, 1325 Chatburn Avenue, Harlan. Cost is $5 per meal. Children 15 years and younger - free. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend, bring a friend.


The Iowa Community Kitchen is looking for individuals/businesses/organizations to sponsor a meal or to volunteer. 

more info...
9/7/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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9/8/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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9/9/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Harlan

MMC Lab Department - clinic entrance, 1220 Chatburn Avenue. Please check in at the registration desk. Appointments required. Must call 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be available the day of services. 

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9/10/2022
 -9/11/2022
40th Annual Carstens Farm Days

Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11. Shelby, IA, I-80, exit 34 - just follow the signs. Exhibitors, vendors, crafters, and campers welcome. Entertainers and musicians welcome both days. No Dogs Allowed!!. Admission: $5 per day, age 8 and under free. 

 

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9/12/2022
Facilities Improvement Campaign - Community Pride, Informational Meetings

This is your opportunity to come, listen, get educated and ask questions about the bond including what will be improved at the schools and also how the bond will affect you.
  • Monday, July 18. Westphalia Klubhaus, 6 pm.
  • Monday, August 1. Defiance Smitty Fuel & Food, 6:30 pm.
  • Tuesday, August 2. Panama Byrd’s backroom, 6 pm.
  • Thursday, August 11. Portsmouth Club 191, 7 pm.
  • Tuesday, August 23. Harlan First United Methodist Church, 7 pm.
  • Wednesday, August 24. Troy’s Bar & Grill at 6:30PM
  • Monday, September 12. Harlan First United Methodist Church, 7 pm.

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9/13/2022
Myrtue Medical Center Blood Analysis Screening - Shelby Clinic

Tuesday, September 13, 7 - 8:30 am. Shelby Clinic, 301 East Street, Shelby. Appointments required by calling 712-755-4288. Walk-ins or add-ons to services will not be availalbe the day of service 

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9/13/2022
Iowa Community Kitchen - Harlan

Every Tuesday, 4 - 6 pm, First Baptist Church, 1325 Chatburn Avenue, Harlan. Cost is $5 per meal. Children 15 years and younger - free. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend, bring a friend.


The Iowa Community Kitchen is looking for individuals/businesses/organizations to sponsor a meal or to volunteer. 

more info...
9/15/2022
Open House/Ribbon Cutting - Cornerstone Dental

You are cordially invited to an open house and ribbon cutting for new business, Cornerstone Dental. Come meet Dr. Mary Hoch and her staff. The Open House is from 4 - 7 pm, with a ribbon cutting at 5 pm.

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9/16/2022
Open House & Tailgating - Hansen House Senior Living

Friday, September 16, 2 - 5 pm, Hansen House Senior Living, 703 Dye Street, Harlan. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 3 pm during this event. 

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9/17/2022
Hansen House Open House

Hansen House is inviting the public to come tour their new Senior Living facility. Hansen house covers all of your senior living needs, from independent living to assisted living. Experience life, experience Hansen House. Come see for yourself. 

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Coming Soon...
5K Run for Project Eliminate

5K Run for Project Eliminate Family Event scheduled for Spring 2016

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