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Adult Prom
Contact: Melissa Remme State Farm Insurance  
Phone: 712-324-3012
Address: Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Crossroads Pavilion Event Center
Starts: September 15, 2017
Ends:  November 4, 2017
Time: (Begins at: 8:00pm)

Adult Prom tickets are for sale today at Cooks/Langers and our office! $20 each, cash only, 21+. 



A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Shop with a Cop Program


Flyer

Coats for Kids Collection
Contact: Paul Van Maren
Address: 511 3rd Ave, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: bubbles dry cleaning and laundromat / bee kleen linen and Uniform Service/JRP Pr
Starts: September 25, 2017
Ends:  October 27, 2017

Please drop off new or gently used coats for distribution on November 4, 2017.



Sheldon United Fund Drive
Starts: October 2, 2017
Ends:  December 31, 2017

Sheldon United Fund dates are October 2 - December 31, 2017. Goal is $31,000. Donations may be left at any of the 5 designated locations, Citizens State Bank, Iowa State Bank, Peoples Bank, Northwestern Bank, & North Star Community Credit Union in Sheldon or sent to PO Box 41, Sheldon, IA 51201. Thank you for your donations!



Quickbooks Training Offered at Northwest Iowa Community College Level 1
Contact: Twyla Vogel  
Phone: (712)324-5061 or (800) 352-490
Address: 603 W Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Northwest Iowa Community College Room 427D
Date: October 2, 2017  (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Learn more about Quickbooks and how it can help your business, from organizing your finances to easing tax time stress. We will provide a fast, easy way to learn QuickBooks. The Level 1 course will be 5 sessions on Mondays, September 11 to October 9 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56759, Topics include: introducing QuickBooks Pro, creating a company, working with vendors, working with customers, and banking with Quickbooks. The Level 2 course topics include: dealing with physical inventory, using quickbooks for payroll, working with estimates and time tracking, working with balance sheet accounts and budgets, and correcting and customizing in Quickbooks. The Level 2 course will be held on Mondays from October 16 to November 13 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56762.The cost for taking both courses is $419 (section #52172), if taking only one course, the cost is $229 for each. Sheila Drenkow will be the instructor. Sheila is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master of Arts Degree in Accounting and Financial Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting. She is a full-time instructor at Northwest Iowa Community College and works part-time as an accountant for a local accounting firm during tax season. A Quickbooks 2015 textbook and trial software is included in the cost. To register, call Northwest Iowa Community College at 712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907 and ask for Continuing Education.



Lewis Family Drug Flu Shot Clinic
Contact: Brooke Wittrock  
Phone: (712)324-4331
Address: 610 Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Lewis Family Drug
Date: October 3, 2017  (8:00am - 6:00pm)

Tuesday October 3rd, Sheldon Lewis Family Drug Flu Shot Clinic 8am-6pm. 



Bring insurance cards



Free cookies and refreshments



10% off all over-the-counter items (excludes prescriptions) 



 



Walk-in flu shots are now available daily



Sheldon Senior Day
Address: Sheldon, IA 51201  
Date: October 4, 2017

Seniors 55 plus can receive a discount at participating businesses. Signs will be posted at the register and you must ask for the discount. Offer will be the first Wednesday Every Month.



Marigolds, Fantasia, Mastbergen Jewelry, A Country Florist, Mr. B's & Lady B's, Touch of Hope, Carl's Footwear, Top Notch Stitching, Holiday Inn Express (swim free all day)



Upper Midwest Country School Conference
Starts: October 6, 2017
Ends:  October 7, 2017

Upper Midwest Country School Conference Scheduled for Sheldon, Iowa Oct. 6 and 7, 2017



A multi-state conference focusing on preservation of country schools will be held in Sheldon, Iowa on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 7, 2017.  The conference will open with registration at 8:30-9:00 A.M. on the Northwest Iowa Community College campus at 603 West Park St. Sheldon, Iowa on Highway 18. 



Speakers will discuss various aspects of country school ranging from building preservation, interpretative programming, producing a country history of one-room schools and marking locations of one-room schools.



Friday afternoon the conference will shift to the Prairie Arts Historical Park at 1423 Park St. in Sheldon, Iowa.  (Next to Shopko on Highway 18).  This is where President of the Prairie Arts Council, Harold Tuttle has located four country school buildings that are used in different ways.  This is the only place where four schools of different architecture can be viewed.   Docents will give the group a guided tour of each school.  The Park started in 1977and continues to improve and meet the areas art, history, and education goals.



Friday evening a program will be held at the Sheldon Prairie Queen Museum at 319 10th St. Sheldon in downtown Sheldon.  This is a former Carnegie library that has been converted to a museum featuring a variety of historical exhibits and displays. 



Sheldon sponsors include the Ladies of the Lake Daughters of the American Revolution Spirit Lake Chapter serving Northwest Iowa and the Okoboji Queen Questers of Okoboji, Iowa.  These groups will assist with registration, morning coffee, afternoon coffee and serving a catered lunch. 



Saturday participants will be able to visit another town museum in Marcus and the historic Lily of the Valley School which is used as a living history museum in Cherokee.  A special school exhibit will be displayed at the Cherokee Sanford Museum and Planetarium.   Lunch will be served at the Grand Meadows Heritage Center near Washta.  That center includes two one-room schools, a K-12 consolidated school that features museums, exhibits and displays in the former classrooms as well as a building used as a bordering house for area rural teachers. 



A copy of the promotional brochure with the agenda and registration details will be available in February.  To obtain a copy contact Bill Sherman at wsherman41@gmail.com



For additional information contact Colleen Lemkuil at stancolleen37@gmail.com  Honorary Regent of the Ladies of the Lake Daughters of the American Revolution Spirit Lake, Iowa or call 515-229-4619 for more information. 



Attached is a picture of the Baker Township School that is under renovation.  The other 3 schools are complete and the two museums and art gallery are open for you to visit.  Call Karin Vandenberg or Hal Tuttle to set up an appointment.  Call 712—324-4190; 712-348-0361; or, 712-324-3371 or email Hal at hptuttle@nethtc.net.  Additional funding to finish the school by Oct. 6 is needed. Would you want to assist send funds to Prairie Arts Council, P.O. Box 61, Sheldon, Iowa?  The Prairie Arts Council is a 501C 3 status and all monetary gifts are eligible for a tax deduction.  Let us showcase Northwest Iowa to the Midwest and assist us to finish the renovation by Oct. 6, 2017   Volunteer assistance is also appreciated.



For more questions contact Grant publicity chair Colleen Lemkuil at stancolleen37@gmail.com. 515-229-4619. Thank you for your printing this in your newspapers.   Mark your 2017 calendar and gets this date reserved for you to attend. Articles to follow monthly.  This is a big event. 


Grant Document - Please Donate
Brochure & Registration Form

Kids Art Club
Contact: Karin Vanden Berg  
Phone: (712)324-9718
Address: 1423 Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Baker School
Date: October 7, 2017  (9:30am - 11:00am)

Little Picassos



Welcome back to Kids Art!



We will be in a new building!



Classes are held the Baker School now.



Saturdays 9:30-11:00 a.m.



Grades 1-4    



Price will vary per class, depending on the project. See reverse side.



 



It is very important that you Pre-Register In order to have room for your child and  the materials for the project.



 



Call Karin at 324-9718 by Friday 6 p.m.



Located at Prairie Arts Historical Park



1423 Park Street



Between Shopko and Casey's



in the Baker School



(first school on the right as you



 drive into the driveway)


Kids Art Club Flyer

8th Annual Vinestock Wine & Arts Festival
Contact: Stephanie Heide  
Phone: (712)262-1240
Address: Peterson, IA  
Location: Kirchner Historical Park
Date: October 7, 2017  (10:00am - 4:00pm)

Newsradio 1240 KICD, MORE 104.9 and BIG Country 107.7 will be hosting the 2017 VINESTOCK Wine & Arts Festival in beautiful Peterson, Iowa!  Come sample wine, beer, delicious food and enjoy shopping various art & craft vendors!



Saturday, October 7th from 10 AM – 4 PM

More info online: http://more1049.com/2017/09/17/2017-vinestock-wine-and-arts-festival/



Or on Facebook


Poster

Sheldon Civic Music Association Concert - The Guthrie Brothers
Contact: Larry Baldwin  
Phone: 712-324-3909
Address: 1700 E 4th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sheldon High School
Date: October 7, 2017  (Starts at: 7:30pm)

Prepare to fall in love again with the music of Simon & Garfunkel.  From their first startlingly authentic rendition of Sound of Silence, to their playful version of Cecilia, Jeb, and Jock Gutherie will have every audience member smiling and singing along.



Through songs stories, trivia, and humor, Jeb and Jock pay homage to the music of Simon & Garfunkel, and playfully engage the audience along the way.


Brochure
Sheldon Civic Music Association Facebook Page

Prairie Kiwanis Pancake Supper
Contact: Thel Boone
Address: 416 9th Street, PO Box 276, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sheldon Community Services Building
Date: October 9, 2017  (4:30pm - 7:00pm)

Get your tickets from any Prairie Queen Kiwanis member for $6 each.  You can also purchase your ticket at the door.



Quickbooks Training Offered at Northwest Iowa Community College Level 1
Contact: Twyla Vogel  
Phone: (712)324-5061 or (800) 352-490
Address: 603 W Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Northwest Iowa Community College Room 427D
Date: October 9, 2017  (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Learn more about Quickbooks and how it can help your business, from organizing your finances to easing tax time stress. We will provide a fast, easy way to learn QuickBooks. The Level 1 course will be 5 sessions on Mondays, September 11 to October 9 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56759, Topics include: introducing QuickBooks Pro, creating a company, working with vendors, working with customers, and banking with Quickbooks. The Level 2 course topics include: dealing with physical inventory, using quickbooks for payroll, working with estimates and time tracking, working with balance sheet accounts and budgets, and correcting and customizing in Quickbooks. The Level 2 course will be held on Mondays from October 16 to November 13 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56762.The cost for taking both courses is $419 (section #52172), if taking only one course, the cost is $229 for each. Sheila Drenkow will be the instructor. Sheila is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master of Arts Degree in Accounting and Financial Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting. She is a full-time instructor at Northwest Iowa Community College and works part-time as an accountant for a local accounting firm during tax season. A Quickbooks 2015 textbook and trial software is included in the cost. To register, call Northwest Iowa Community College at 712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907 and ask for Continuing Education.



Alzheimer's Association's Caregiver Support Group
Contact: Helpline: 800-272-3900
Phone: 712-324-2338
Address: 2501 East 6th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Fieldcrest Senior Living Community
Date: October 12, 2017  (Starts at: 4:00pm)

2nd Thursday of every month.


Click here for Detailed Flyer
Support Group Website

1st-6th Grade Boys/Girls Basketball In-Person Registration Due
Contact: Jake Kerr  
Phone: 712-324-2769
Address: Sheldon, IA  
Date: October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13 - 1st-6th Grade Boys/Girls Basketball In-Person Registration Due



Sunday, October 15 - 1st-6th Grade Boys/Girls Basketball Online Registration Due


Click to Register

Kids Art Club
Contact: Karin Vanden Berg  
Phone: (712)324-9718
Address: 1423 Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Baker School
Date: October 14, 2017  (9:30am - 11:00am)

Little Picassos



Welcome back to Kids Art!



We will be in a new building!



Classes are held the Baker School now.



Saturdays 9:30-11:00 a.m.



Grades 1-4    



Price will vary per class, depending on the project. See reverse side.



 



It is very important that you Pre-Register In order to have room for your child and  the materials for the project.



 



Call Karin at 324-9718 by Friday 6 p.m.



Located at Prairie Arts Historical Park



1423 Park Street



Between Shopko and Casey's



in the Baker School



(first school on the right as you



 drive into the driveway)


Kids Art Club Flyer

1st-6th Grade Boys/Girls Basketball Online Registration Due
Contact: Jake Kerr  
Phone: 712-324-2769
Address: Sheldon, IA  
Date: October 15, 2017

Friday, October 13 - 1st-6th Grade Boys/Girls Basketball In-Person Registration Due



Sunday, October 15 - 1st-6th Grade Boys/Girls Basketball Online Registration Due


Click to Register

Sheldon Area Unity Meal
Address: 610 2nd Avenue, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Living Water Community Church
Date: October 16, 2017  (Starts at: 6:00pm)

The 3rd Monday every month the Sheldon Area Unity Meal Committee would like you to join them for a free meal at the Living Water Community Church .



After the Meal there will be free groceries to take home



Local rides only - 712-631-4633



Games and prizes for children



Quickbooks Training Offered at Northwest Iowa Community College Level 2
Contact: Twyla Vogel  
Phone: (712)324-5061 or (800) 352-490
Address: 603 W Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Northwest Iowa Community College Room 427D
Date: October 16, 2017  (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Learn more about Quickbooks and how it can help your business, from organizing your finances to easing tax time stress. We will provide a fast, easy way to learn QuickBooks. The Level 1 course will be 5 sessions on Mondays, September 11 to October 9 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56759, Topics include: introducing QuickBooks Pro, creating a company, working with vendors, working with customers, and banking with Quickbooks. The Level 2 course topics include: dealing with physical inventory, using quickbooks for payroll, working with estimates and time tracking, working with balance sheet accounts and budgets, and correcting and customizing in Quickbooks. The Level 2 course will be held on Mondays from October 16 to November 13 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56762.The cost for taking both courses is $419 (section #52172), if taking only one course, the cost is $229 for each. Sheila Drenkow will be the instructor. Sheila is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master of Arts Degree in Accounting and Financial Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting. She is a full-time instructor at Northwest Iowa Community College and works part-time as an accountant for a local accounting firm during tax season. A Quickbooks 2015 textbook and trial software is included in the cost. To register, call Northwest Iowa Community College at 712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907 and ask for Continuing Education.



Red Cross Blood Drive
Phone: (712) 324-5253
Address: 901 9th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: First Christian Reformed Church
Date: October 18, 2017  (12:00pm - 6:00pm)

Schedule your donation by calling 324-5253 or go online and redcrossblood.org


Register to donate by clicking here

Open House at North Star Community Credit Union
Contact: Ryan Francis  
Phone: (712) 324-0190
Address: 101 N Runger Ave, Ste C, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: North Star Community Credit Union
Date: October 20, 2017  (9:30am - 5:00pm)

International Credit Union Day we will be having coffee and cookies out throughout the day.



Immanuel Apple Pies
Contact: Sherri Bootsma  
Phone: 7123242429
Address: 1425 E 9th Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Sheldon Christian School
Date: October 20, 2017  (5:00pm - 11:00pm)

Immanuel Apple Pies will be made on Friday, October 20.  $14 per pie.  Pies can be picked up at Sheldon Christian School between 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm



Kids Art Club
Contact: Karin Vanden Berg  
Phone: (712)324-9718
Address: 1423 Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Baker School
Date: October 21, 2017  (9:30am - 11:00am)

Little Picassos



Welcome back to Kids Art!



We will be in a new building!



Classes are held the Baker School now.



Saturdays 9:30-11:00 a.m.



Grades 1-4    



Price will vary per class, depending on the project. See reverse side.



 



It is very important that you Pre-Register In order to have room for your child and  the materials for the project.



 



Call Karin at 324-9718 by Friday 6 p.m.



Located at Prairie Arts Historical Park



1423 Park Street



Between Shopko and Casey's



in the Baker School



(first school on the right as you



 drive into the driveway)


Kids Art Club Flyer

Quickbooks Training Offered at Northwest Iowa Community College Level 2
Contact: Twyla Vogel  
Phone: (712)324-5061 or (800) 352-490
Address: 603 W Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Northwest Iowa Community College Room 427D
Date: October 23, 2017  (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Learn more about Quickbooks and how it can help your business, from organizing your finances to easing tax time stress. We will provide a fast, easy way to learn QuickBooks. The Level 1 course will be 5 sessions on Mondays, September 11 to October 9 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56759, Topics include: introducing QuickBooks Pro, creating a company, working with vendors, working with customers, and banking with Quickbooks. The Level 2 course topics include: dealing with physical inventory, using quickbooks for payroll, working with estimates and time tracking, working with balance sheet accounts and budgets, and correcting and customizing in Quickbooks. The Level 2 course will be held on Mondays from October 16 to November 13 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56762.The cost for taking both courses is $419 (section #52172), if taking only one course, the cost is $229 for each. Sheila Drenkow will be the instructor. Sheila is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master of Arts Degree in Accounting and Financial Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting. She is a full-time instructor at Northwest Iowa Community College and works part-time as an accountant for a local accounting firm during tax season. A Quickbooks 2015 textbook and trial software is included in the cost. To register, call Northwest Iowa Community College at 712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907 and ask for Continuing Education.



Halloween Carnival
Contact: Karin Vanden Berg  
Phone: (712)324-9718
Address: 1423 Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Prairie Arts Historical Park
Date: October 28, 2017  (12:00pm - 3:00pm)


Quickbooks Training Offered at Northwest Iowa Community College Level 2
Contact: Twyla Vogel  
Phone: (712)324-5061 or (800) 352-490
Address: 603 W Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201  
Location: Northwest Iowa Community College Room 427D
Date: October 30, 2017  (6:00pm - 9:00pm)

Learn more about Quickbooks and how it can help your business, from organizing your finances to easing tax time stress. We will provide a fast, easy way to learn QuickBooks. The Level 1 course will be 5 sessions on Mondays, September 11 to October 9 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56759, Topics include: introducing QuickBooks Pro, creating a company, working with vendors, working with customers, and banking with Quickbooks. The Level 2 course topics include: dealing with physical inventory, using quickbooks for payroll, working with estimates and time tracking, working with balance sheet accounts and budgets, and correcting and customizing in Quickbooks. The Level 2 course will be held on Mondays from October 16 to November 13 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Northwest Iowa Community College in Room 427D, Section #56762.The cost for taking both courses is $419 (section #52172), if taking only one course, the cost is $229 for each. Sheila Drenkow will be the instructor. Sheila is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master of Arts Degree in Accounting and Financial Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting. She is a full-time instructor at Northwest Iowa Community College and works part-time as an accountant for a local accounting firm during tax season. A Quickbooks 2015 textbook and trial software is included in the cost. To register, call Northwest Iowa Community College at 712-324-5061 or 800-352-4907 and ask for Continuing Education.



Trick or Treat!
Address: Sheldon, IA 51201  
Date: October 31, 2017  (4:30pm - 7:00pm)

4:30 - 5:30 pm Downtown Businesses



6:00 - 7:00 pm Sanford Senior Care



 



Trick or Treat! Around Town
Address: Sheldon, IA 51201  
Date: October 31, 2017  (5:00pm - 7:00pm)

5:00 - 7:00 pm City Wide