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Labor Day/Employee Appreciation Day Meal

Hawarden Regional Healthcare will be hosting a Labor Day/Employee Appreciation Day Meal on Thursday, September 3 at the Auditorium in Alcester from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Due to COVID-19, they will be serving it as more of grab-and-go style brown bag lunch; however, picnic tables will be available outside the Auditorium for those who want to eat there. Menu is hamburgers and hot dogs, baked beans, chips and water.

 

Norway Center Store Changes

The Norway Center Store will soon become Purpose + Grit.  They will be moving their storefront to Alcester.  The last day at the Norway Center Store will be August 15.

With their new store,  you can expect:

*Consistent Hours for shopping and connecting!

*Gritty Faith Magazine and Gritty Faith Products

*Faith Over Fear Gear

*Products of small makers, artists and artisans

*Painted Prayers Workshops

*Make and Take Workshops

*Storytelling Events, bringing Gritty Faith Magazine to life

*Weekly Devotional Time called, Rise & Shine

*Monthly Gritty Business Round Table for makers, authors, artists and other entrepreneurs to connect and resource each other

 

Check back often for new events!

Annual Events

  • AACC Easter Egg Hunt (Annual before Easter)
  • AACC Mother’s Day Craft Show (Annual two Saturdays before Mother’s Day) – Canceled for 2020
  • Memorial Day services followed by American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Day meal at the Alcester-Hudson Elementary (Annual on Memorial Day) – Meal canceled for 2020
  • AACC City-Wide Rummage Sale (Annual first Saturday in June)
  • Alcester Swimming Pool Opens (Annually June 1)
  • Community Bible School managed by Alcester Baptist Church, Nathanael Lutheran Church and Alcester UCC (Annually in July)
  • AACC Father’s Day Event (Annual Father’s Day weekend)
  • AACC Monday Night Football Books (Sold annually starting in August)
  • Alcester Swimming Pool Closes (Annual mid-August)-  Sunday, August 18, 2019 is the last day for 2019. 
  • Union County Fair and Cubby Days (Annual in July/August)
  • AACC Labor Day Meal and Meet & Greet (Annual Thursday before Labor Day)
  • AACC Homecoming Fireworks Show (Annual after Homecoming Football Game) – Friday, September 13, 2019
  • American Legion Auxiliary Veterans Day Turkey Supper (Annual on Veterans Day) – Wednesday, November 11, 2020
  • AACC Holiday Craft Show (Annual Saturday before Thanksgiving) – Saturday, November 21, 2020
  • Nora Christmas performances (Mike Pederson – Annual on Fridays, Saturdays in Sundays starting the weekend of Thanksgiving)
  • AACC Christmas Tree Lighting (Annual first Friday in December) – Friday, December 4, 2020
  • AACC Alcester Marketplace

Ongoing Meetings

  • 9 O’Clock Coffee at Arlene’s Sunnyside Café
  • Mondays: Nathanael Lutheran Quilters – Meet at the Parsonage from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 1st Monday: Alcester City Council meets at 6 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Mondays: Firefighters meet at 7 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday: Alcester Ambulance meets at 6 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday:  Alcester-Hudson School Board meets
  • 3rd Monday: Lions Club meets at Arlene’s at 6 p.m.
  • 4th Monday: Alcester VFW meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Alcester City Auditorium.  Alcester VFW Auxiliary meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Center
  • 2nd Wednesday:  Alcester Area Chamber of Commerce meets at 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: Lego creative play –after school at the Library 2nd Grade – 6th Grade (during school year)
  • Wednesdays:  Club Cheer practice – after school until 5 p.m. (during school year)
  • Girls and Boys Club (open to all 3rd Grade through 6th Grade students) held at Alcester Baptist Church at 7 p.m. (during school year) 
  • Tuesdays: Alcester Golf Club Men’s League will be held.  (during the summer)
  • Tuesday mornings:  Alcester Senior Men’s Golf Club League will be held (during the summer)
  • Thursdays: Alcester Golf Club Ladies Golf League (during the summer)
  • Sundays (January through April):  Union 4H Shooting Sports, Ages 8-18; Air pistol/Rifle, Archery, BB gun, Shotgun, Small-bore Pistol/Rifle; 4-H members from Union County can contact the Union County office in Elk Point

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